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Sci-tech Pandora CEO Tim Westergren Departs
Author: 0 Pandora CEO Tim Westergren Departs

It was widely anticipated that founder and CEO Tim Westergren would step down and on Tuesday the rumor became reality. And the streaming music showdown is expected to heat up further now that Spotify is rumored to be looking at going public on the New York Stock Exchange.

Sci-tech BMW X3 Range Revealed Overseas Topped By High-Performance X3 M40i
Author: 0 BMW X3 Range Revealed Overseas Topped By High-Performance X3 M40i

The third-generation BMW X3 has been revealed, and though there's big change in its pipeline, it's quite well hidden for now. Extensive work has also gone into improving the X3's aerodynamics to the benefit of fuel economy with extensive underbody panelling, active grille shutters and a longer rear spoiler created to make it move through the air more cleanly.

Sci-tech Hurricane Dora moving away from Mexico's southwest coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Dora moving away from Mexico's southwest coast

Many locals might remember "Dora" - the last landfalling hurricane on the First Coast in September, 1964. Dora is expected to strengthen later Monday, start weakening on Tuesday and dissipate completely by early Friday. Dora has reached its maximum intensity and will now weaken. The hurricane center said Dora's forecast track shows its center moving away from Mexico's southwestern coast.

Author: 0 Cladding On 27 Tower Blocks Fails Safety Checks

On Sunday, authorities in Liverpool said they would remove cladding from two high-rise blocks following the government tests. Hotpoint said it was working with authorities to examine the appliance, adding "words can not express our sorrow at this bad tragedy".

Sci-tech Amazon Echo Show Ships This Week, $100 Discount Available
Author: 0 Amazon Echo Show Ships This Week, $100 Discount Available

For example, using an Echo in your kitchen to call family members from the living room, or letting someone in an office know that they have a guest from the front door. As well, users must go into the Alexa App settings and make sure that drop-in functionality is enabled for the household. With a 28 percent discount attached for today only , it's not hard to predict this being one of the Echo's best-selling days all year.

Sci-tech SpaceX kicks off rocket launch double feature
Author: 0 SpaceX kicks off rocket launch double feature

This time around, the rocket was used to launch the first communications satellite for Bulgarian TV service provider Bulsatcom. It is only the second time SpaceX has re-used a Falcon 9 rocket stage to deliver a customer's cargo. But they may soon get on board with Musk's rocket reusability plan , if older rockets mean faster launches. That makes it the first orbital rocket ever to launch and return from opposite USA coasts.

Author: 0 IOS 11 Public beta 1 now available for download

You can even share the screenshot and never save it in your camera roll, meaning you won't be flicking past useless screenshots you've taken when you're trying to find a photo. That's really the theme of iOS 11 in general, lots of tweaks that make things smoother and more powerful. The iPhone is also getting many small and big improvements.

Sci-tech Marines suffer severe burns in explosion on U.S. base
Author: 0 Marines suffer severe burns in explosion on U.S. base

The incident is under investigation, according to Marine officials. The Marine Corps says the fire erupted after 10 p.m. Sunday at Air Station Miramar in the San Diego area. Maj. Gen. Mark Wise, the commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, made the decision to suspend flight operations after "anomalies" were discovered in a recent Autonomic Logistics Information System software upgrade, the U.S.

Sci-tech Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL specifications revealed online
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL specifications revealed online

XDA-Developers also indicate the design of the Google Pixel 2 might not change so drastically, and it will continue with the glass and metal finish, but the glass will be near the top of the phone. Originally speculated to comprise of three devices , what has emerged off late is that the Pixel 2 range will actually have two devices after all.

Author: 0 Xbox Backwards Compatibility - Microsoft deal big blow to Xbox One owners

When asked about whether or not Microsoft is concerned about the Xbox One X coming in at a price $100 higher than that of the PS4 Pro, he took a somewhat predictable angle. So if you pre-order Xbox One X you get to not only enjoy a 1 month Xbox Game Pass trial , but you also get to get your hands on a 14 day Xbox Live Gold trial as well.

Sci-tech Invasive Asian Carp Found 9 Miles From Lake Michigan
Author: 0 Invasive Asian Carp Found 9 Miles From Lake Michigan

Even so, officials cautioned that the discovery doesn't mean Asian carp populations have become established in the network of rivers and canals between the barriers and the Great Lakes, or in the lakes themselves. Those calls for action have warned repeatedly that something must be done to halt the march of the carp as they migrate upstream from the Mississippi River system toward Lake Michigan through the manmade channel near Chicago.

Sci-tech Disneyland devotee visits park for 2000 days in a row
Author: 0 Disneyland devotee visits park for 2000 days in a row

But after they got jobs and even after the relationship ended, Reitz kept going. Reitz says he's not sure when he will stop visiting, but his "current pass is good until January of 2018", then he will see. Reitz has tried virtually every ride and restaurant in Disneyland and the adjoining Disney California Adventure Park. "I love walking around taking pictures, talking with cast members and guests", he said.

Sci-tech Xbox One X will not generate profits for Microsoft
Author: 0 Xbox One X will not generate profits for Microsoft

Spencer then went on to say that the Xbox One X feature 40 percent more GPU and a larger, faster RAM. "If you just look at the specs of what this box is, it's in a different league than any other console that's out there". "The focus I had on this show was games you're going to get to play in the next year". Spencer stated that Xbox fans should keep their expectations in check regarding the library of Original Xbox Games coming to Xbox One because only a select few Original Xbox Games will ...

Author: 0 Pilot Urges Prayers as 'Technical Issue' Forces Turnaround on Malaysia-Bound Flight

The weird, "washing machine"-like vibrations were caught on camera by terrified passengers". According to Stevens, the plane shook for the whole around two hours it took to get back to Perth . "The captain did a very good job, he was reassuring and then we landed safely", one man said. The flight landed back at Perth Airport by 10 a.m., the AirAsia X Berhad rep told The News, adding that passengers were redirected onto alternate flights.

Author: 0 Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honours, to open BET Awards

A special backstage livestream will take place on Twitter starting around June 25 at 8:30 p.m. ET. "Joy, joy, joy ... that's what I want you all to write about the show". Mars and Beyonce will also compete for album of the year , video director of the year and the viewer's choice award . Mars has been on an R&B adventure with his latest album, " 24K Magic ", which was inspired by '90s R&B.

Sci-tech Google to stop reading Gmails to help sell ads
Author: 0 Google to stop reading Gmails to help sell ads

This naturally prompted privacy and security concerns amongst its many users. Google already doesn't do this for business users who subscribe to its G Suite services, but until now, it routinely scanned the inboxes of its free users to better target ads for them.

Author: 0 JK gondola tragedy: Mufti announces ex-gratia for deceased, orders probe

The Andraskar family lived in Shalimar Bagh in Delhi . Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has ordered an inquiry into the mishap and announced ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh each for the families of those killed. A plan for a summer vacation in the cooler climes of Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg happened to be be fatal for Pusa Institute of Technology lecturer Jayant Andraskar, his wife and two daughters as they plunged to their deaths when a tree uprooted by strong winds sent ...

Sci-tech Donald Trump dismays, angers allies by abandoning Paris climate pact
Author: 0 Donald Trump dismays, angers allies by abandoning Paris climate pact

The state previously set ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets to decrease emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 and 80 percent by 2050. During a recent UN meeting in Germany, an official with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) discussed how the tech could provide benefits as the world moves to adopt the Paris Climate Change Agreement, an accord struck past year aimed at reducing global carbon emissions .

Sci-tech Blake Griffin opts out, becomes free agent
Author: 0 Blake Griffin opts out, becomes free agent

If he leaves, he could sign for up to four years and $130 million with another team. A source close to the player reportedly told The Association Press that the 28-year-old power forward made a decision to test the free agency market after being with the Clippers since 2009.

Sci-tech Word Macro Used to Break into the
Author: 0 Word Macro Used to Break into the "More Secure" Windows 10 S

While The Register claims 32TB of data, including unreleased Windows builds, has been leaked, The Verge understands most of the collection has been available for months, or even years. It is believed the data was exfiltrated from Microsoft's in-house systems. Apart from this, the leaked and top secret builds of Windows 10 were created by engineers for testing and bug-hunting purposes, which included private debugging symbols.

Author: 0 Kohl's Corporation (KSS) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.21

This volume capacity is dissimilar from 3 months average volume. The company's stock has a normal trading capacity of 4.78M shares while the relative volume is 1.16. Atlantic Securities raised shares of Kohl's Corporation from an "underweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and raised their target price for the stock from $36.00 to $42.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 4th.

Author: 0 Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

MONSTER CUPTOYOTA/SAVE MART 350Site: Sonoma , California Schedule: Saturday, qualifying, 2:45 p.m. (FS1); Sunday, race, 3 p.m., FS1. Now signed as a road course driver for Rick Ware Racing (RWR), O'Connell will also run the Saturday race in the K & N Pro Series West race in the #77 Performance P-1 Motorsports Chevrolet.

Author: 0 Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill

On Thursday, former US President Barack Obama took to Facebook to write , "This bill will do you harm". The costs occur even if the state freezes enrollment in expanded Medicaid, a program now covering 82,000 state residents who earn between 100 percent and 138 percent of the federal poverty level, the analysis said.

Sci-tech Amazon opens smart home camera control to Alexa developers
Author: 0 Amazon opens smart home camera control to Alexa developers

Alexa will convert the input from a customer's voice into a command that Amazon calls a "directive". "With our skill for Alexa, customers don't have to take out their phones and open the Ring app to see their camera feed", Ring software engineer Darrell Sommerlatt said in a statement.

Sci-tech OnePlus Responds to Charges of Benchmark Cheating
Author: 0 OnePlus Responds to Charges of Benchmark Cheating

It's worth noting that this isn't the first time OnePlus has been accused of manipulating benchmarks . OnePlus sent OP5 review units to XDA Developers around ten days ago on an agreement that they weren't allowed to report on the device before the official launch .

Sci-tech Kepler's Mission Comes To Close As Scientists Publish Data
Author: 0 Kepler's Mission Comes To Close As Scientists Publish Data

The project will look for planets which lie in the so-called Goldilocks zone - not too near or far to their sun so conditions are not too hot or cold- which means it could hold liquid water for life to evolve. While the craft will collect a lot of information, the goal of the mission is to find both habitable worlds and Earth twins. An unmanned spacecraft created to search for habitable planets will be launched into space by the end of 2026.

Sci-tech YouTube reveals new VR format
Author: 0 YouTube reveals new VR format

The first such cameras will be available from retailers this winter. Besides, it will also support livestreaming videos. This new format delivers 3-D video while capturing 180-degrees around you. The YouTube mobile player, meanwhile, is being made to adapt to the screen it's being viewed on, including whether it's being watched vertically or in a square or horizontal format.

Sci-tech Indian sensex retreats from record highs on profit-taking
Author: 0 Indian sensex retreats from record highs on profit-taking

The 30-share index was up 220.49 points or 0.7 percent at 31,504.13. Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 31,370.11 points, up by 86.47 points, or 0.28 per cent. However, Sun Pharma rose 0.97 per cent, Wipro 0.79 per cent, ICICI Bank 0.71 per cent, Dr Reddy's 0.71 per cent, Cipla 0.39 per cent and Infosys 0.32 per cent.

Sci-tech Google Search Results Will No Longer Show Medical Records
Author: 0 Google Search Results Will No Longer Show Medical Records

The access to private medical records can be greatly harming to the victims, both emotionally and financially. If you're wondering how private medical records could appear in Google's search results in the first place, it's perfectly possible following a hack, a leak or a simple error.

Sci-tech Air Force Thunderbirds, jet trainer set for Ohio air show
Author: 0 Air Force Thunderbirds, jet trainer set for Ohio air show

No injuries were immediately reported as emergency responders were working to extricate the two occupants inside the aircraft. Reed says there was no immediate report of any fuel leaks. The Thunderbirds were "conducting a familiarization flight" in preparation for the annual Vectren Dayton Air Show. A witness told WHIO-TV the F-16 had slipped and flipped onto its top as it came in for landing.

Sci-tech Total solar eclipse an 'unprecedented' excuse to visit US
Author: 0 Total solar eclipse an 'unprecedented' excuse to visit US

On August 21, the moon will pass between the sun and Earth creating the first total solar eclipse to cross the US since 1918. If you live elsewhere in North America, a portion of the sun will partially disappear near midday. The U.S. space agency will also broadcast the eclipse live from locations along the path. "You need to be safe", he said. Definitely the chance of a lifetime to see something really unique.

Sci-tech Honda plant hits the brakes as WannaCry ransomware strikes again
Author: 0 Honda plant hits the brakes as WannaCry ransomware strikes again

It would appear that the company actually made the discovery last Sunday when it found that its computers in regions all across the globe were infected with WannaCry. Australian authorities reported on June 22 that more than 50 traffic cameras were infected with WannaCry. It is odd because the original WannaCry ransomware version that was deployed in the mid-May attacks has been stopped from making new victims after a security researcher registered a domain that prevented new infections.

Sci-tech International Engine of the Year award winners
Author: 0 International Engine of the Year award winners

The 567hp, 3,493cc, all-aluminium unit powers the 2017 NSX sportscar. Designed specifically for 100 per cent battery electric vehicles, the new Electric Powertrain award saw a field featuring Volkswagen, Renault/Nissan, GM and BMW among others.

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