Monday August 20-th, 2018

"Robot" Promo Plugin into Firefox and Users Are Pissed

A version of the "Mr. Robot " plug-in that lacks disclosure information. To prevent any more damage, Mozilla is moving Looking Glass to the add-on store so that Mr. Protip for Mozilla and the USA Network: In the future when you're plotting a...

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL get sizeable discounts Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL get sizeable discounts

Google's latest flagship Android smartphones, in case you have been living under a rock for the past couple of months, are the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL . The promotion runs until December 31, but for customers who would like to receive the sma...

WWE Clash of Champions 2017

Or, will it be a lackluster affair phoned in by the writing staff saving all the good matches for the Royal Rumble? Thankfully, that idea seems unlikely at best. After the Usos closed the latest chapter of their series with the New Day, the #1 Cont...

Pinnacle Associates Ltd. Buys 1551 Shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)

Disney Walt Co now has $167.06 billion valuation. On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. 18,878,846 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,991,186. BRDA BRUCE W also sold $2.25 mill...

SpaceX Successfully Completes First Used-Rocket NASA Mission SpaceX Successfully Completes First Used-Rocket NASA Mission

The 17th launch of the year also marks SpaceX's return to SLC-40 after a fiery explosion on the pad tore through a Falcon 9 in April 2015. SpaceX will attempt to send a cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station on Friday morning, with...

North Korean Cyber Group Suspected of Stealing Bitcoin Credentials North Korean Cyber Group Suspected of Stealing Bitcoin Credentials

The Lazarus Group, a cybercrime gang with links to the North Korean government, has been targeting Bitcoin industry insiders in an effort to steal their credentials (and, presumably, their Bitcoin). The supposed attached job listing in fact install...

The Music Stops for Google's Project Tango The Music Stops for Google's Project Tango

The project relies on advanced camera hardware to build 3D meshes of spaces in a manner which was similar to the way HoloLens from Microsoft functions. Also, the phones that supported project Tango were pricey due to the required hardware. Still,...

ISS Astronauts Will Watch 'The Last Jedi'-IN SPACE ISS Astronauts Will Watch 'The Last Jedi'-IN SPACE

Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:21 a.m. The movie will be uplinked through a transmitter on Eart...

Amazon to sell Google Chromecast after Echos lose YouTube Amazon to sell Google Chromecast after Echos lose YouTube

It's unclear what caused Amazon to give in, but it will soon offer the Apple TV, Apple TV 4K , Chromecast, and Chromecast Ultra (4K) for sale on its site. Amazon responded by saying Google was "setting a disappointing precedent by selectively bl...

South Africa's ruling ANC party seeks new leader in fight for future South Africa's ruling ANC party seeks new leader in fight for future

Zuma, whose reign has been marred by graft scandals, will step down as ANC chief at the conference but will remain head of state until general elections in 2019. ME bemoaned the fact that the courts were affecting the numbers game in the ANC presiden...

Asteroid of 5 km in diameter to pass near from Earth today Asteroid of 5 km in diameter to pass near from Earth today

On December 16, the asteroid 3200 Phaethon , a " potentially hazardous asteroid" will be at its very closest to Earth, passing only 6.2 million miles away from our little blue planet. If you caught the Geminid meteor shower earlier this week, sta...

NASA Announces Eighth Planet Around Distant Star, Tying Our Own Solar System

The four-year dataset from Kepler contains more than 35,000 strong signals of possible planets circling distant stars, data that researchers have already sifted through and classified as either "planet" or "not planet". It's likely to find many m...

NASA discovers new planet using Google AI NASA discovers new planet using Google AI

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has been looking at the galactic sky in search of more exoplanets, and was launched in 2009. The planet Kepler-90i, described at a briefing Thursday and detailed in a paper accepted for publication in the Astronomic...

Digital Creators Rally Against Repeal Of Net Neutrality Digital Creators Rally Against Repeal Of Net Neutrality

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Thursday he will file a lawsuit against the FCC's decision to undo net neutrality rules implemented under the Obama administration. The president of the Senate tweeted today that he supports tak...

Facebook acknowledges social media use is harmful Facebook acknowledges social media use is harmful

After a stern rebuke from Facebook , Palihapitiya cranked back his comments. A former Facebook exec recently said social networks are "destroying how society works ". The company acknowledged that people are anxious about the short- and long-term...

Researchers Find New Exoplanet Using Artificial Intelligence Researchers Find New Exoplanet Using Artificial Intelligence

According to Shallue , Kepler's dataset was so large that it took him more than two weeks to download. Kepler-90i wasn't the only jewel this neural network sifted out. And for this we think that they need to be similar in size to the Earth - not...

RIP, AOL Instant Messenger RIP, AOL Instant Messenger

A watershed moment has occurred for internet users of a certain vintage: Today is the day that AOL is shutting down it's long-running AOL Instant Messenger (AIM). Case in point: The announcement of AIM's shutdown was made on Twitter and Tumblr,...

GTA Online Treasure Hunt Locations and RDR2 Gun GTA Online Treasure Hunt Locations and RDR2 Gun

More importantly, this gives the developers much-needed time to be acquainted with Xbox One X, and Sony's PS4 Pro. But, the internet is brimming with a myriad of reports and leaks creating more hype around " Red Dead Redemption 2 ". Not only has this...

SpaceX Lofts Supplies To Space Station On SpaceX Lofts Supplies To Space Station On "Flight-Proven" Rocket

Then, the second stage continued to propel the Dragon toward the International Space Station, while the tall portion of the rocket powered its engines to guide it back to Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. NASA flew its first reused...

Facebook Introduces Snooze Feature to Temporarily Unfollow Friends Facebook Introduces Snooze Feature to Temporarily Unfollow Friends

Is your friend tempting you with endless photos of ramen on her Japan trip? When you set someone to snooze , you won't see their posts appear in your News Feed and you also won't get notifications about their activity - a feature that's particular...

Later, Vader! Blue Origin Launched 'Mannequin Skywalker' into Space Later, Vader! Blue Origin Launched 'Mannequin Skywalker' into Space

This brings Blue Origin one step closer to sending up human passengers. That is part of the key to why they are developing these vehicles so rapidly compared to, say the Space Launch System (which has recently been delayed yet again). "The import...

IBM's quantum platform signs first clients: JPMorgan Chase, Daimler, Samsung and more IBM's quantum platform signs first clients: JPMorgan Chase, Daimler, Samsung and more

According to the company, over 60,000 users have run more than 1.7 million experiments on the platform's quantum processors, via the Bluemix cloud. It is thought that over 1,500 universities, 300 high schools, and 300 private institutions worldwide...

New Adventure Time Game Coming In 2018 New Adventure Time Game Coming In 2018

Pirates of Enchiridion is their next video game adventure which will be available next year for Xbox One, Playstation 4, PC and Nintendo Switch . The game starts with a flooded Land of Ooo, in which familiar kingdoms are cut off from each other ...

Clouds Hamper Bitterroot View of Geminid Meteor Shower Clouds Hamper Bitterroot View of Geminid Meteor Shower

The phenomenon, which returns every year, appeared brighter than usual because it wasn't fighting the moonlight as the event coincided with a stunning, slim crescent moon. The Geminids are associated with an asteroid called the 3200 Phaethon. The G...

Will 'Deadpool' Still Be R-Rated Under Disney? Will 'Deadpool' Still Be R-Rated Under Disney?

The actor's tweet is a typical Ryan Reynolds reaction, one that blends the actor and the insane character he plays together. The marketing campaign for Deadpool 2 , the sequel to Ryan Reynolds' R-rated superhero extravaganza, continues to thin...

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