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Science Thunder Snow wins Dubai World Cup
Author: 0 Thunder Snow wins Dubai World Cup

Thunder Snow benefited from a well-judged front-running ride from Christophe Soumillon to claim a surprise victory in the Dubai World Cup at Meydan. Bin Suroor was understandably thrilled with Thunder Snow's victory in a course-record time.He said: "The horse is really brilliant".

Science Bidding takes BCCI home matches media rights to a new high
Author: 0 Bidding takes BCCI home matches media rights to a new high

The Global Consolidated Rights package bid is up to ₹4,303 crore. Current holders Star India, Sony Pictures Networks India and Reliance Jio are the three companies who will continue bidding on Wednesday until two pull out. Rajasthan Royals is the other team that is returning from a two-year ban for the same offence. But according to BCCI's twitter handle the e-auction bidding commenced with a price of Rs 43 core per match and an annual payout of Rs 774 crore (in 2018-19); Rs 40 crore per ...

Science Manny Pacquiao confirms WBA title fight with Lucas Mathysse on July 15th
Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao confirms WBA title fight with Lucas Mathysse on July 15th

Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs), 39, is 2-2 in his last four fights and has not fought since unanimously losing his WBO welterweight title to Australia native Jeff Horn in July. We're working on the press conference now. Pacquiao had been with Roach since he came to the United States to fight for the first time in 2001. So we're working with them on this fight.

Science There may be aliens living in Venus, claims NASA
Author: 0 There may be aliens living in Venus, claims NASA

Further studies have stated that there are species of bacteria on Earth known for their light-absorbing properties which are similar to unidentified particles found on the surface of the clouds on Venus which have been popularized as unexplained dark patches.

Science China's space lab burns up over Pacific Ocean
Author: 0 China's space lab burns up over Pacific Ocean

U.S. military radars at the Joint Force Space Component Command (JFSCC) tracked the object and confirmed reentry on April 1 - no joke. The 19,000 pound space station , first launched in 2011, has been on a collision course with earth since at least March 21, 2016, when the Chinese government publicly acknowledged that they had lost their telemetry link with the station, meaning it was now complete out of their control.

Science LG G7 specs leak along with new renders
Author: 0 LG G7 specs leak along with new renders

We can clearly see that the phone's display presents a notch at the top of its 6-inch display to hold its front sensors, the call speaker , and the camera, while on the back there is a fingerprint sensor and a dual-camera system in the center.

Science Astronomers have detected the farthest star ever seen so far
Author: 0 Astronomers have detected the farthest star ever seen so far

The results of the test disprove that hypothesis, because light fluctuations from the background star, monitored with Hubble for 13 years, would have looked different if there were a swarm of intervening black holes. This star is up to a million times brighter and about twice as hot as our sun. According to the researchers, an extended lens, like a galaxy cluster, can only magnify a background object up to 50 times, but smaller objects can magnify much more.

Science OnePlus confirms 'OnePlus 6' name for next phone, opens forum for it
Author: 0 OnePlus confirms 'OnePlus 6' name for next phone, opens forum for it

If this leak is to be believed, OnePlus 6's base variant will still have 64GB of internal storage, instead of 128GB, as mentioned in previous leaks . Even before that interview, a leak supposedly showed off the OnePlus 6 . The case confirms that the back design of the OP6 will be different than that of the OPPO R15 .

Science China's uncontrolled toxic satellite Tiangong-1 ends up over South Pacific
Author: 0 China's uncontrolled toxic satellite Tiangong-1 ends up over South Pacific

It's likely that debris is scattered over a long stretch of the Pacific in that region. The Tiangong-1 space lab re-entered Earth's atmosphere Monday morning, landing in the middle of the South Pacific, China Manned Space Agency said . Only one person is known to have been hit by falling space debris: American woman Lottie Williams , who was struck but not injured by a falling piece of a U.S.

Science Communication from ISRO's GSAT-6A lost, efforts to revive satellite
Author: 0 Communication from ISRO's GSAT-6A lost, efforts to revive satellite

The space agency's unusual silence regarding the satellite had lead to speculation about the health of the spacecraft. We are yet to determine what exactly went wrong. GSAT-6A is going to serve the objective of improving mobile communications and especially around remote areas where it is hard to hold out strong connections.

Science Blue Moon's brewer launching cannabis-infused 'beer'
Author: 0 Blue Moon's brewer launching cannabis-infused 'beer'

THC beer may be coming to a store near you soon and it's a massive step for marijuana lovers around the world. But according to KDVR , it's pretty much the exact opposite this time around because the guy responsible for giving us Blue Moon has come up with a beer that will use "special marijuana formulas" instead of alcohol, something that will hopefully take away the morning-after headaches you'd normally get after crushing a 30-pack of Pabst.

Science Google Maps Adding Where's Waldo Mini-Game For The Next Week
Author: 0 Google Maps Adding Where's Waldo Mini-Game For The Next Week

The game will whisk you around to various locations where you'll have to squint your way through Waldo illustrations to find all the characters. And he is not travelling alone. By participating in the search for Waldo and his friends, you will be rewarded with badges. You can virtually travel the world, zoom in and out, and time travel right back to your childhoods.

Science Three Facebook users sue over collection of call, text history
Author: 0 Three Facebook users sue over collection of call, text history

In a statement to ConsumerAffairs, a spokesperson for Facebook denied the allegations in the suit. The suit was filed by the National Fair Housing Alliance and other groups. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in NY federal court by the National Fair Housing Alliance and other organizations. Facebook's worst case scenario involves the lawsuit being granted class action status and fault found in its process of asking for permission.

Science Happy Passover from TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck
Author: 0 Happy Passover from TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck

The survey confirms that similar to the Rosh Hashanah ( New Year's) dinner, the Passover Seder is one of the only practices of Jews in Israel that is nearly equally observed across the spectrum of Jewish sectors, including 93 percent of "totally secular" Jews.

Science Google is shuttering its URL shortening service, goo.gl
Author: 0 Google is shuttering its URL shortening service, goo.gl

Mobile devices are the primary way most people get content, and the need for a URL shortener has gone down as a result. " FDLs are smart URLs that allow you to send existing and potential users to any location within an iOS , Android or web app", Google said in an announcement yesterday.

Science India, Pak ready to fix diplomats issue
Author: 0 India, Pak ready to fix diplomats issue

India and Pakistan today announced they have agreed to mutually resolve all issues about the treatment of diplomats . The resolution comes as a glimmer of hope that the two sides can work at repairing ties that have hit rock-bottom in the past two years.

Science Last blue moon until 2020 appears in the sky early Saturday
Author: 0 Last blue moon until 2020 appears in the sky early Saturday

We usually see a Blue Moon an average of approximately once every 2.7 years, according to the folks at space.com. Blue moon is not actually blue and they don't look different from any other full moon in the sky. People also saw the Blue Moon after several incidents, such as after the eruption of the El Chichon volcano in Mexico in 1983. The next seasonal Blue Moon will happen on May 18, 2019, but per the newer definition of the term, the next monthly Blue Moon won't occur until ...

Science Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play's price, specs revealed
Author: 0 Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play's price, specs revealed

Now... Earlier, design renders of the Moto G6 were spotted on Chinese certification website TENAA. Additionally, the device was spotted on the e-commerce platform Amazon in the UK. Moto G6's selective focus feature will essentially let users background or foreground in images. Similar to Google Lens, users will be able to point Moto G6 camera to know more about objects or scan a document to save email, message, etc to their phone.

Science Apple Is Releasing a New Battery Tool to Fix Your Slow iPhone
Author: 0 Apple Is Releasing a New Battery Tool to Fix Your Slow iPhone

An iPhone X is seen at the Apple Omotesando store on November 3, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. It also provides health of handset battery . If you're out of warranty, battery replacements are still economical at $29. The update is available for download now in supported regions. It also adds Business Chat , which enables users to chat with businesses on the Messages app.

Science Moto Z3 Play is coming with Snapdragon 636, 6.1-inch screen & more
Author: 0 Moto Z3 Play is coming with Snapdragon 636, 6.1-inch screen & more

That said, there's no fingerprint scanner on the front of the phone below the display , or on the back. As per earlier reports, the Moto G6 will come with a new "Cutout" feature that will let users swap backgrounds in images. A 3,200mAh non-removable battery will be a part of the package as well, while Android 8.0 Oreo will come pre-installed on the device. For capturing images, the handset sports a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera .

Science Reliance Jio Prime Membership Extended By One Year
Author: 0 Reliance Jio Prime Membership Extended By One Year

Non-Prime users, as well as new customers, will again have to pay their Rs 99 to access the tempting data offers that are available on a regular basis. However, Reliance Jio Prime membership that is on offer, can be availed also by the new members also. Besides this, the Jio Prime customers get to watch some live shows and concerts that include Filmfare, Justine Bieber concert, Ed Sheeran concert, to name a few.

Science Second Blue Moon of 2018 Will Happen Ahead of Easter
Author: 0 Second Blue Moon of 2018 Will Happen Ahead of Easter

We are going to have our second blue moon of the year on Saturday, March 31. What exactly is a Blue Moon? Blue moon's are not blue, but it is the name given to the second full moon to happen in a single calendar month and are quite rare as the saying goes "once in a blue moon".

Science Playboy deletes Facebook page, claims contradiction of values
Author: 0 Playboy deletes Facebook page, claims contradiction of values

But after "learning of the recent meddling in a free USA election" involving data on Facebook users ― "more than 25 million of which are Playboy fans" ― Hefner said it was "clear to us that we must leave the platform". Hefner added, "Learning of the recent meddling in a free United States election further demonstrates another concern we have of how they handle users' data".

Author: 0 Playboy is also Leaving Facebook

Cooper Hefner, the son of late Playboy founder Hugh Hefner , said late Tuesday that the publication would be leaving Facebook . Playboy has reportedly deleted their Facebook page following headlines that a data firm allegedly used users' information to meddle in the 2016 presidential election.

Science Five-star PF Darius Bazley decommits from Syracuse, will join National Basketball Association G
Author: 0 Five-star PF Darius Bazley decommits from Syracuse, will join National Basketball Association G

In a decision that could cause somewhat of an uproar, top 2019 NBA Draft prospect Darius Bazley has chose to skip college and head straight to the G League instead. Whether his decision to skip college for the G League remains an anomaly or starts a new trend remains to be seen. Sports, Bazley will not enroll at Syracuse as intended this fall and instead pursue a professional career by joining the National Basketball Association G League.

Science Bumble sues Tinder's owner after failed merger talks
Author: 0 Bumble sues Tinder's owner after failed merger talks

While these dueling lawsuits may be just the start of a long and ugly legal battle, nothing is stopping the apps' combined 80 million users from carrying on swiping to their hearts' delight. "Last week, Bumble claimed our complaint was baseless and won't affect them, and this week they claim it is "chilling" the sale of their company", it said in a written statement.

Science Darren Lehmann breaks down in tears as he quits as Australia coach
Author: 0 Darren Lehmann breaks down in tears as he quits as Australia coach

The Australian team's vice-captain said that his act is a stain on the game and he takes the responsibility for his wrongdoing while saying sorry to all the cricket fans in the world. He said: "I'm ultimately responsible for the culture of the team and I've been thinking about my position for a while". He would describe the reaction to the cheating as "unbelievable", going on to say: "Hopefully the game gets back to the game of cricket, which is a game to be loved and enjoyed".

Science Researchers have found the oldest human footprints in North America
Author: 0 Researchers have found the oldest human footprints in North America

These footprints provide new evidence supporting the hypothesis that humans migrated from Eurasia to North America via British Columbia. Researchers believe at least one set of footprints at the site belonged to a child. Next to the footprint, the team also unearthed two pieces of ancient wood, which radiocarbon analyses revealed were between 13,300 and 13,000-year-old.

Science Red Faction: Guerrilla Remastered coming to PC, consoles with native 4K support
Author: 0 Red Faction: Guerrilla Remastered coming to PC, consoles with native 4K support

While I typically groan at the amount of re-releases we see in this industry, Red Faction Guerrilla was easily one of the best open-world games from last generation. Multiplayer also returns, including fully destructive environments. Multiplayer Combat - There is no place to hide when you put your guerrilla warfare skills to the test in a variety of highly destructive multiplayer combat modes.

Science Maserati Levante Trofeo arrives with 590-hp
Author: 0 Maserati Levante Trofeo arrives with 590-hp

To ensure that all the power doesn't go waste, Maserati has tuned the chassis, too. Meet the 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo , one of the quickest cars to ever wear the trident. It's also capable of braking from 100 km/h to a complete stop in only 34.5 meters. A number of driving modes allow the character of the Trofeo to be altered according to environmental conditions, including Normal, ICE for slippery conditions, Off-Road for leaving the paved road behind and Sport for more enthusiastic ...

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Author: 0 "We Are Stepping Away From Facebook" — Playboy's Cooper Hefner

Playboy follows other users and companies joining the wider #DeleteFacebook movement - Billionaire Elon Musk's Tesla Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies Corp. Facebook is facing a firestorm of protests and calls for investigations following disclosures that personal data on some 50 million users was hijacked by a consulting firm linked to Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

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