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Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Mars gets closest to Earth; date and time, how to watch, what to expect: Mars will be at its closest distance to the Earth during an Opposition phase, a ph...


Evidence of liquid water lakes under polar ice caps on Mars

ESA's Mars Express orbiter has used radar signals bounced through underground layers of ice to find evidence of liquid water trapped below the south polar ...


Blue Origin plans high-altitude escape test on launch Wednesday

The test will simulate an emergency high altitude "escape motor" test. It was the eighth time the company successfully tested the system for future passenge...


This Week: Strzok Grilled By Congress, Manafort Scrambles Before Trial

Republicans aimed to show that Strzok went easy on Hillary Clinton's emails and rigged a witch hunt against Trump. "This decision is long overdue", Judicia...


Heat warning continues for Windsor

She said on Tuesday that Urgences-Sante had reported a 30 per cent rise in ambulance transports since the beginning of the heat wave, up to about 1,200 per day....


President Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick On July 9

Kennedy, 81, the court's now longest-serving member and second-oldest justice, announced on Wednesday that he is retiring , effective on July 31. When you want...


Where are the best places to see the upcoming 'blood moon'?

The moon will hit its fullest point late tonight - or early tomorrow on the East Coast - 11:53 p.m. CDT. Although you can look at the moon when it's high in the...


Curiosity Rover Discovers Ancient 'Building Blocks for Life' on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover has uncovered organic material in an ancient lakebed and confirmed a seasonal cycle of methane - offering the strongest evidence yet...


Danone joins fight against plastic waste in New Zealand

Environment chief Erik Solheim told The Associated Press in an interview. Every year, June 5 is observed as World Environment Day and people could adopt s...


SES-12 Roars into Space On-Board SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket

SES-12 will join SES's network of seven geostationary satellites and 16 MEO satellites across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. SES-12 will operate under th...


Landfall expected today in Florida

Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency for the area rebuilding from a devastating flood about two years ago that killed two people and damaged doz...


Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; what does that mean?

The center of the storm was located about 100 miles south-southeast of Cozumel, Mexico, and 195 miles south-southwest of the western tip of Cuba as of the Nati...


Senate releases 2500 pages that detail 2016 meeting at Trump Tower

This marks the second of four interim findings the intelligence committee has said it will publicize before tackling the more consequential question of whethe...


Microsoft's Ultra-Affordable Surface Will Rival the New 9.7-inch iPad

Microsoft's new devices are expected to boast 10-inch screens, roughly the same size as the standard iPad and smaller than the 12-inch screens on the Surface...


Nokia X6 With All-Glass Design And A Notch Launched

Nokia X6 comes in a variety of colours and will be available in China from May 21. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the back which has a glossy finish thank...


Honor 10 Launched In India With 6GB Of RAM, Android 8.1 Oreo

Also available on HiHonor .in Honor - Huawei's e-brand for digital natives - launched the Honor 10, its flagship smartphone for 2018, yesterday in London...


Rage 2 Gameplay Trailer is here, The Wasteland is One Crazy Drug!

In the game players will play as Walker, one of the last Rangers of the dreaded wastelands. The Rage 2 gameplay trailer captures numerous traits of Avala...


Google to be investigated in Australia over data claims

According to Oracle , the data from locations is then being fed to advertisers to help serve more targeted advertising. "The types and quantity of such data ...


Surface Hub 2 coming in 2019, looks incredible

The exact specs aren't out yet, but the Surface Hub 2 will have a 50.5-inch display with a 4K or greater resolution. It has 4K rotating cameras, speakers and ...


Successful launch and touchdown for next-generation Falcon 9 rocket

The new "Block 5" Falcon 9 rocket took off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida at 4:14 p.m. EDT (20:14 GMT) and performed a flawless satellite...


Google Assistant to get six new voices

As part of the upgrade, more than 25 connected appliance models from the company's Whirlpool and Jenn-Air brands will no longer require users to state the speci...


Nintendo Switch Online outlined before September release

There's some good news and some bad news. It sounds like they will indeed have a Virtual Console-esque type of thing but it is being called “ Nintendo Entert...


Destiny 2 Warmind DLC COUNTDOWN

All you need to do is search Destiny 2 , and select the expansion from the game's page. However, perhaps most exciting of all is the new Raid Lair, titled Sp...


How To Get WhatsApp Payments Now | Enable WhatsApp Payments

If you are reading the post, the chances are you may be already having at least one UPI based payment app and you may also be happy with that but who doesn't wa...


Named the best selling smartphone in the world

Apple has now shifted nearly 50 million iPhone X units worldwide since commercial launch in November, while the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus shipped 12.5 m...


Facebook's mission to connect people now includes helping them date

We will be sure to cover Zuckerberg's second keynote address again tomorrow on the last day of the conference. Facebook executives - including Zuckerberg - re...


Prince Louis Almost Wasn't A Prince (And Charlotte Nearly Wasn't A Princess)

The Duke of Cambridge's full name is William Arthur Philip Louis. "Parents view royal names as prestigious, thoughtful, and timeless, which are desirable traits...


WhatsApp Co-Founder Leaving Company Over Reported Privacy Clash with Facebook

It's worth noting that WhatsApp's management has always fiercely opposed advertising, saying in 2012 that they did not want to be "just another ad clearinghou...


IPhone X: Apple Might Be Retiring A Popular Feature For 2018

Apple is all set to roll out its 2018 edition iPhones although rumours and news have made its way to the public ear long before. The new iPhone will also inc...


Semenya targeted by new testosterone rules

A prominent sports scientist predicts that Semenya could " run up to seven seconds slower " if she lowers her natural testosterone levels as required by IAAF. T...


Snapchat hopes for second time lucky with new Spectacles launch

The upgraded smart glasses now cost $149 and boast faster transfers from the glasses to a paired smartphone, with Snap claiming syncs now take place up to fou...


Facebook reports strong earnings despite privacy scandal

Facebook also added 48 million daily users; overall, the company boasts 1.45 billion daily active users-in line with Wall Street estimates and up 13 percent yea...


BMW's iX3 concept heralds electric expansion

That figure places it on par with the Jaguar I-Pace unveiled in Geneva last month and the Audi e-tron quattro we'll see before the end of the year. The iX3 ...


The Avengers-themed OnePlus 6 limited edition smartphone may cost almost $800

As OnePlus has always favoured performance over design, it would be nice to see a radical change in appearance happening on one of its smartphones. OnePlus 6...


Justice Department investigating collusion among United States wireless carriers

The New York Times reported on Friday that the Justice Department had opened an investigation about five months ago after at least one device maker and one wir...