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Author: 0 Southern California Wildfires Burn Out of Control

The unrelenting blaze has destroyed more than 12,000 homes in and around the coastal city of Ventura, forcing thousands of people to race for safety. Homes there have been damaged and more than 400 firefighters have been sent there. "Very strong winds" blowing from the northeast to the southwest were causing the fire to balloon, he said, warning Angelenos to be ready to flee at a moment's notice.

Research How to see this spectacular holiday meteor shower
Author: 0 How to see this spectacular holiday meteor shower

From December 13-14, one of the most prolific celestial events will take place in the form of the Geminids Meteor Shower. The Geminid shower ranks as both the richest and most reliable of the annual meteor showers. The thin crescent Moon does not rise until 3:57 a.m. Thursday and will not interfere with the meteor shower. You can look in any direction. The previous year that there were similarly favorable conditions for the Geminids I saw 68 of them in my best hour, along with about 14 ...

Research Cascend Securities Downgrades Tesla (TSLA) to Sell
Author: 0 Cascend Securities Downgrades Tesla (TSLA) to Sell

The Company kept a record of 125.33 million floated shares and 167.35 million shares outstanding. (NASDAQ: TSLA ) over the past year has increased 62.58% while the S&P 500 has increased 19.09%. Bank & Trust Of New York Mellon holds 0.06% or 629,552 shares in its portfolio. 13D Management Ltd Liability holds 0.91% or 428,585 shares in its portfolio.

Author: 0 A Little Bit Easier! Apple Officially Launches Apple Pay Cash

Apple debuted Apple Pay Cash with the iOS 11 .2 update last Wednesday, Dec. 5. The payments using Apple's debit card will be free using Apple Pay Cash while transactions via credit card will be accompanied by a 3% fee, with a $3,000 Dollars limit set for individual payments.

Research Researchers unveil 3.6 million-year-old rare skeleton of human ancestor
Author: 0 Researchers unveil 3.6 million-year-old rare skeleton of human ancestor

Even then, Clarke surmised that the fossilized bones came from an Australopithecus species - the smallish, ape-like human ancestors that roamed this part of Africa millions of years ago. The find reinforces the belief that South Africa was a major cradle of human evolution, featuring diverse hominid ancestors. "The process required extremely careful excavation in the dark environment of the cave".

Research Nissan to launch self-driving cars by 2022
Author: 0 Nissan to launch self-driving cars by 2022

Tech Crunch reports that the carmaker is working with Japanese software maker DeNA to create the autonomous ride-hailing service which will be trialled on Japanese Roads. Customers will also be able to select recommended local destinations and sightseeing routes should they be tourists, Nissan said. The joint venture between Nissan and mobile commerce firm DeNA, branded Easy Ride, has been underway since January 2017, and is described as a robo-vehicle mobility service.

Research Apple announces the best iOS apps and games of 2017
Author: 0 Apple announces the best iOS apps and games of 2017

R. Rahman from "OK Jaanu" was the most popular song, while "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" emerged as the most popular album . "Huawei's consumer mobile services in Africa will include an APP store for locally developed games, music, movies, books and other content; we are also planning to launch African themes and cloud storage", says Cobe Li, Huawei's Cooperation and Alliance Director of Consumer Cloud Service Dept, Southern Africa.

Research IPhone 8 Beats the iPhone X in Durability Tests
Author: 0 IPhone 8 Beats the iPhone X in Durability Tests

Looking ahead to 2018, Apple's iPhone lineup stands to become more varied than ever. Nikkei's source further divulged that Apple is outfitting the LCD model with a metal back case - the same one used on the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus.

Research Amazon takes Prime to Apple as Google drops YouTube
Author: 0 Amazon takes Prime to Apple as Google drops YouTube

Now Google has been unhappy with Amazon using its YouTube service on its devices and this was the first step to make Amazon agree to its demands. Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, does not stock Google products, including Google Chromecast, which competes with the Amazon Fire TV line, and Google Home, which competes with Amazon Echo.

Research Apple Reportedly Developing 6.1-Inch LCD iPhone With Metal Back Case
Author: 0 Apple Reportedly Developing 6.1-Inch LCD iPhone With Metal Back Case

Next year's LCD iPhone is expected to be the more affordable option, with Apple also introducing a new OLED model at around 6.5-inches (KGI says 6.5-inches, Nikkei says "either 6.2 or 6.3-inches"). A second Nikkei source said Casetek has already been "experimenting with new casings for the LCD-equipped iPhone ". The LCD iPhone , meanwhile, will cost between $650 and $900.

Research Pokemon GO Adds Hoenn Region Pokemon and Dynamic Weather
Author: 0 Pokemon GO Adds Hoenn Region Pokemon and Dynamic Weather

The weather system update is scheduled to roll out later this month. That said , there are six different weather types available clear, rain, cloudy, fog, snow, and windy. Going on IGN to discuss some of Pokemon Go's newest features, Niantic's marketing lead, Archit Bhargava, went on to assure fans that the company still had plans to incorporate PvP and trading in Pokemon Go .

Research Google Removes Chrome Apps From Web Store, Shifting To Progressive Web Apps
Author: 0 Google Removes Chrome Apps From Web Store, Shifting To Progressive Web Apps

We've also long since known that Google would drop Chrome web apps from Linux, Mac and Windows . In the post, Google said that "approximately 1 percent of users on Windows, Mac and Linux actively use Chrome packaged apps". As the web giant focuses on extensions and web apps, Chrome Apps are no longer available to download on the Chrome Web Store . For Chromebook users, or ChromeOS users chrome apps will continue to work there and you will get regular updates from the app developers.

Research Huawei P11 camera specs leak
Author: 0 Huawei P11 camera specs leak

The upcoming Huawei P-series smartphone dubbed the Huawei P11 is rumored to feature not two, but three camera sensors in the rear of the device thus allowing the rear camera setup to take images up to 40MP in resolution with 100% extra light and better stabilized night shots.

Research Farthest black hole discovered
Author: 0 Farthest black hole discovered

The most interesting aspect of this supermassive black hole is its age - it's 13 billion light years away, which scientists determined via redshift. FIRE is a spectrometer that classifies objects based on their infrared spectra. That means the light from this quasar has been traveling our way for more than 13 billion years.

Research Steam ends support for Bitcoin due to high fees, volatility
Author: 0 Steam ends support for Bitcoin due to high fees, volatility

When Steam initially enabled Bitcoin transaction fees were roughly 20 cents, now it can be upwards of $20. "These fees result in unreasonably high costs for purchasing games when paying with Bitcoin", Valve said in a statement. On Jan. 1 this year, bitcoin was priced at just under $1,000. Still, the cryptocurrency's lack of government backing and regulation has led to volatility.

Author: 0 Sonos and Ikea Tease Collaboration

Enabling people to create the right atmosphere in their home with great design, music and sound. Sonos audio kit will be getting a dose of Scandinavian design come 2019, as the United States streaming speaker company is teaming up with IKEA.

Research The astronauts made a pizza in zero gravity aboard space station
Author: 0 The astronauts made a pizza in zero gravity aboard space station

When he mentioned how much he was missing his favourite food, head of the ISS program Kirk Shireman sent up a specially modified kit. An awesome new NASA video shows the space station's six Expedition 53 crewmembers getting set for "movie night" by (what else) making out-of-this-world pizzas! The members of the crew of the worldwide space station (ISS) has prepared a pizza in zero gravity.

Author: 0 Apple's App Store is booming in China, says CEO

Cook delivered a keynote at the conference, where he revealed that app developers have earned $16.9 billion from using China's App Store, which is about a quarter of global earnings, according to Reuters . Apple has received criticism after it removed some apps , like Skype and a few virtual private networks, from China's App Store at the request of the Chinese government.

Research Scientists Discover Super Earth With Icy Rocks 111 Light Years Away
Author: 0 Scientists Discover Super Earth With Icy Rocks 111 Light Years Away

K2-18b, scientists say, could be in an excellent location for alien life to emerge-having flawless conditions for surface water, a fundamental ingredient for life, to exist. Researchers at the Centre for Planetary Sciences have found that K2-18b could very well be a scaled-up version of Earth. HARPS measurements provided information on the planet's mass, while the planet's radius was determined by other instruments that measure how much light it blocks from its parent star.