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Scientists Have Discovered Massive Ice Sheets on Mars

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The findings showed that ice may be more available than previously known for use as water to support future robotic or human exploration missions, perhaps even the establishment of a permanent Mars base. Massive ice sheets have been discovered on Mars that could potentially be a resource for astronauts to harness for exploration of the planet. "The possibility of liquid water has been much discussed, but a recent paper that we published in November suggests that some of the leading candidates ... Read More »

Nintendo Released almost a Dozen Big New Games for Switch

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These can not be purchased separately. Using Water and Ice together, for example, creates an Icicle Lance. At the heart of the experience is a tactile , analogue song mechanic that allows you to communicate and speak to every living thing in the forest . Read More »

Wedbush Weighs in on Activision Blizzard, Inc's Q4 2016 Earnings (ATVI)

Activision Blizzard Inc now has $52.35B valuation. Norinchukin Bank The now owns 48,118 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,770,000 after buying an additional 3,170 shares during the period. Barclays Capital has "Equal-Weight" rating and $31 target. On Friday, November 4 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Outperform". The company gives a ROE of 11.60%. Read More »

Ford Ranger finally reintroduced with production set to start in 2018

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Ford will market the Ranger as a vehicle for urban adventurers. The midsize Chevrolet Colorado and Toyota Tacoma both notched sales increases a year ago even though overall USA sales were down. Dana® Trac-Lok™ differentials distribute power to the wheels, on both 2WD and 4WD models; in the latter case, torque is sent to the front via a shift-on-the-fly transfer case with RWD, 4-High, and 4-Low settings. Read More »

Google mulls Assistant shopping in war with Alexa

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On the show floor, it smoothly scrolled through demo applications popping up info in ways we're used to seeing on our phones or through Android Auto . But as we've seen at CES, manufacturers think the market is hungry for more smart stuff. Both Lenovo and LG announced touchscreen-enabled smart speakers with Google Assistant on-board, which is likely to make up for Google not making a Google Home with a display yet. Read More »

Gourmia Brings Smart Appliances with Google Assistant to CES

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The goal is for people to have conversations with Amazon Echo smart speakers and other devices like they're on "Star Trek", chatting with the computer, Isbitski said. The device can assist you on almost everything: asking questions, controlling smart home devices, playing music etc. Being powered by Google's services, the Lenovo's Smart Display comes with all types of features and it will give you the best of experience of using a digital smart display with advanced technical features. Read More »

Trump hints United States could return to Paris climate accord

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Prime Minister Erna Solberg noted that many Norwegians drive USA -made Tesla electric cars and said her country saw "tremendous economic and business opportunities" as nations around the world fight climate change. "It took away a lot of our asset values", he explained. While the Scandinavian country remains a major exporter of oil and gas, the Norwegian government was among the first to sign on to the landmark Paris climate deal, pledging to meet a 40 percent reduction in carbon ... Read More »

Rollable OLED, Micro LED Wall Are CES Display Tech Standouts

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Few of the new TVs will cost as much as Samsung's 146-inch, modular, Micro LED television, dubbed The Wall , however, but the company also revealed it would also launch an 85-inch 8K television in Australia later this year. Finally, Sony was also keen to show off its 8K developments, with an as yet unnamed 8K TV . Even today's best OLED 4K TVs can't reach even half of that so far. Read More »

Dark Souls remaster coming to PC, XO, PS4, and Switch

Now, in a recent Nintendo Direct Mini, the remastered version of the original Dark Souls was officially announced with the technical details. Apparently, Nintendo's gesture of wanting to shake off its family-friendly image is starting to commence now, as its new list of games for the Switch includes the remaster for the notoriously hard game " Dark Souls ". Read More »

Loeb wins Dakar Stage 4, more trouble for Al-Attiyah

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And this time he was out in front as he entered a 330km special stage at San Juan de Marcona. The Yamaha rider takes the lead in the overall standings, 1 minute 55 seconds ahead of Chilean Pablo Quintanilla (Husqvarna). Qatar's Nasser al-Attiyah, a two times Dakar victor and leader after the opening day, fell to fourth in his Toyota and was 58 minutes adrift of 13 times victor Peterhansel, who was third in the stage. Read More »

CAPCOM Explains Monster Hunter World's PC Delay

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With this being the case, the RPG series' producer Ryozo Tsujimoto recently chose to clear the air as to why the forthcoming title will eschew the controversial concept altogether. None of the stuff that affects the gameplay is even paid for; it's all cosmetic, just stuff that's a bit of fun. "So, hopefully, PC users won't mind waiting a little bit longer for us to bring you a really great optimised PC experience", he added. Read More »

Which 7-Elevens in Pa. were raided by ICE this week?

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The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out the raids on Wednesday. The agents opened employment audits and interviewed workers in what officials described as the largest operation against an employer under Donald Trump's presidency. Read More »

Oil Price Hits Three-Year High

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Oil topped $70 a barrel in London for the first time in three years as production cuts by Opec and rising demand whittle away a global surplus. The price of West Texas Intermediate crude in NY was $US62.67 a barrel, on Tuesday, the highest in since December 2014. Read More »

LG to launch mobile payment system in United States by June

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As a recap, LG Pay lets you place your device near a payment terminal, approve of the purchase with your fingerprint, and wait for the transaction to be completed. In Korea, the company plans to expand LG Pay to its K10 models as well as other mid-range handsets later this year. The service will be launched in the first half of the year, together with their upcoming premium smartphones, the LG G7 and the LG V40 that will be unveiled next month at the Mobile World Congress. Read More »

Rumour: Dark Souls remaster out in May

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It's rather expensive, though. Prepare to die on the go because Dark Souls: Remastered is coming to Nintendo Switch . Along with the discs, it contains a bookcase which when put together looks like a statue of sorts. It's a beloved, influential game that is critically acclaimed and has a fanbase as passionate about it today as they were when it originally launched in. Read More »

AMD will issue optional Ryzen and Epyc microcode updates for Spectre

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Google has detailed its process for patching its own cloud services like Gmail and Google Drive against Spectre and Meltdown , and it says that it managed to protect against those vulnerabilities without any hit to performance. Finally, inspiration struck in the form of " Retpoline " - a novel software binary modification technique that prevents branch-target-injection, created by Paul Turner, a software engineer who is part of our Technical Infrastructure group. Read More »

Germany's Social Democratic Party board approves Merkel coalition deal

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The draft deal still has to be approved by SPD delegates at a congress planned for January 21. There were also compromises on tax and employer-funded health insurance, and a plan to push for greater financial European Union integration. Despite the challenges ahead, the news buoyed markets and sent the euro to a three-year high of $1.2138. The three coalition parties' support dropped by a cumulative total of almost 14 percentage points in the election. Read More »

Shock mid-week 'Bigg Boss 11' eviction sends out Akash Dadlani

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Recently, the favorites of the mass, Luv Tyagi and Akash Dadlani got evicted from the house, and now the only remaining contestants are Puneesh Sharma , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta and Hina Khan . Hearing his argument, all the scribes clapped in favour of Shilpa, who became emotional. But he also feels that Hina stands a chance and that he was always scared of her during tasks, thanks to her enthusiasm for tasks. Read More »

Lava Red OnePlus 5T Lands In India January 20th

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Earlier there were reports suggesting that the Lava Red edition of OnePlus 5T could launch in India on 26th January, which is also the Republic Day in India. For protection, OnePlus has used Gorilla Glass 5. The OnePlus 5T runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system and the company will soon roll out its Android 8.0 Oreo update as well. Read More »

Razer's Project Linda lifts a phone to laptop level

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It's worth noting that Razer's hybrid laptop-phone concept is hardly the first of its kind, with both Motorola's Atrix and Asus' PadFone delivering similar concepts, neither of which were all that successful. The laptop looks nearly identical to Razer's Blade brand of gaming laptops, except for a smartphone-shaped well where a laptop's trackpad typically sits. Read More »

Chip flaw could lead to class action suit vs Intel

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Krzanich showed how companies are using Intel's technology to transform their businesses through AI. Intel has put particular emphasis on self-driving cars, spending $15 billion a year ago to buy a small Israeli company called Mobileye that had an early lead in producing technologies for that market. Read More »

Roku Takes On Siri And Alexa With The Roku Entertainment Assistant

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In addition, Roku has launched a new licensing program for "whole home entertainment" that will allow OEM brands to make smart home entertainment devices that work with Roku OS. And while Roku's assistant is now exclusively entertainment-focused, it's hard to ignore the similarities - especially when Alexa figures so prominently in the appeal of the Fire TV, Amazon's streaming device and a direct competitor to Roku's line of products. Read More »

Ancient girl child's DNA reveals an unknown population of Native Americans

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Now, as part of a new study published this week in the journal Nature , an global team of archaeologists and geneticists has reconstructed the entire genome of the older girl. Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. A burial deep in a pit below the frozen surface helped to preserve the infant's remains - along with viable samples of the baby's DNA and partial DNA from the younger infant. Read More »