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Research These two new monkey clones are a huge milestone in genetic research
Author: 0 These two new monkey clones are a huge milestone in genetic research

But until now, they have been unable to make babies this way in primates, the category that includes monkeys, apes and people. Still, it reflects progress in cloning science. RESEARCHERS in China reported on Wednesday that they have created two cloned monkeys, the first time that primates have been cloned with the technique that produced Dolly the sheep more than 20 years ago.

Research Rocket Lab's 'Humanity Star' is New Zealand first satellite
Author: 0 Rocket Lab's 'Humanity Star' is New Zealand first satellite

EST Jan. 19) from the USA -based company's Launch Complex-1 on the Māhia Peninsula in New Zealand . Electron launched from the Mahia Peninsula on Sunday afternoon, carrying a payload of commercial satellites into low Earth orbit. "The Humanity Star sphere spins rapidly, reflecting the sun's light back to Earth". Starshine-3, which was nearly twice the size of the earlier satellites and fitted with 1500 polished mirrors, was lofted into orbit on an Athena I uncrewed rocket from the Kodiak ...

Research Fitbit to end support for Pebble smartwatches in June
Author: 0 Fitbit to end support for Pebble smartwatches in June

Pebble will be dead from 30 June 2018. Those users disappointed their Pebble watch has been designated for the knackers yard can score a $50 discount on the Fitbit Ionic smartwatch (pictured below). Fitbit had assured Pebble fans and app developers that it would keep Pebble smartwatches going for a period of time, despite not having acquired any of Pebble's hardware assets.

Author: 0 Game developer survey shows growing interest in Nintendo Switch, more loot boxes

It could also be news on what Nintendo are planning for their Virtual Console support. The answer on what platform interests developers the most is also definitely interesting: 36% of respondents included the Switch. "Sometimes, the console you're most interested in has nothing to do with your current project". But when asked which platform (s) they anticipated they'd be developing their next game for, PS4 and Xbox One ranked a bit higher (32 percent and 29 percent, respectively), while 15 ...

Research This could be our first look at the Samsung Galaxy S9
Author: 0 This could be our first look at the Samsung Galaxy S9

An LG spokesperson confirmed that the company has a few announcements planned for MWC, but, if there will be no flagship phone announcement planned, it would be interesting to see what LG has in store for us. Huawei is also reportedly skipping the launch of its next-generation flagship at MWC 2018 . Showing Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) will be held in Barcelona at the global exhibition MWC in 2018 at the end of February this year, and there he will reveal to the public its Super AMOLED ...

Author: 0 IOS 11.3 will let you disable battery-related throttling

And, today, the iPhone maker officially reveals that this feature will be introduced in iOS 11.3. ARKit is also getting an upgrade, as version 1.5 will better recognize floors, walls and 2D images. Many folks will welcome Apple being more transparent about slowing performance on older iPhones with aging batteries , especially since that can be disabled, and ARKit 1.5 ought to really give a boost to augmented reality apps.

Research New Dragon Age Game Being Worked on at BioWare Confirmed
Author: 0 New Dragon Age Game Being Worked on at BioWare Confirmed

Anthem , from studio BioWare , is now set for early 2019, later than a "fall 2018" window mentioned at E3 2017, Kotaku reports . Kotaku reports that it will miss that window. While Mass Effect: Andromeda was supposed to be the next entry in a well-established and otherwise "safe" BioWare franchise, it was ultimately a disappointment that received a lot of backlash online .

Research European Union fines chipmaker Qualcomm 997 million euro over exclusivity deal with Apple
Author: 0 European Union fines chipmaker Qualcomm 997 million euro over exclusivity deal with Apple

In a press release issued today, the European regulatory agency announced it was fining Qualcomm €997 million, equivalent to more than $1.2 billion in US currency, for abusing its dominant market position in LTE baseband chipsets. The decision, which comes amid strained relations between Qualcomm and Apple, brings the total amount of fines levied against Qualcomm in recent years to almost $4 billion.

Research SpaceX has test fired its Falcon Heavy rocket
Author: 0 SpaceX has test fired its Falcon Heavy rocket

The company didn't immediately release details about the test, including the precise length of the static fire and the performance of the 27 Merlin engines in the three boosters. EST (GMT-5). The test fire was potentially delayed even more thanks to the government shut down over the weekend. If all went well, the Falcon Heavy could launch sometime in February.

Research Google I/O 2018 dates discovered: runs from May 8 to May 10
Author: 0 Google I/O 2018 dates discovered: runs from May 8 to May 10

This is not an easy game to crack, mind you, but something tells us the seemingly random and unrelated clues will ultimately lead to a big revelation. We saw a picture of a Pineapple upside-down cake. Google IO is sure to include some tasty Android news, but that's not all we want from it. But we probably won't find out, as Google tends to reveal this information later in the year, so it could be anyone's guess for a long time yet.

Author: 0 Windows 10 Will Now Show You Data It's Sending Back To Microsoft

Today, Microsoft officially confirmed that the next public release of Windows 10 will include a Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer utility. It is a welcome move by Microsoft to include these changes in Windows 10 as an answer to some of the sharp criticism it has received over the years regarding the amount of telemetry data collected.

Research Supermoon, Blue Moon, Lunar Eclipse All Coming Jan. 31
Author: 0 Supermoon, Blue Moon, Lunar Eclipse All Coming Jan. 31

The super moon will last the whole night. Areas on either side of this shadow are a bit darkened, where some sunlight is bent around the Earth's atmosphere. As noted by Space , a blue moon is "the appearance of an additional full moon within a given period". Yep, the blood moon 2018 is also a supermoon.

Research $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE will end without a victor
Author: 0 $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE will end without a victor

Except for Moon Express, none of these companies revealed what their next step will be after devoting the last few years to Google's Lunar Xprize competition. We have formally, amicably and mutually closed our Launch services agreement with Antrix. Competitors previously had deadlines in 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2017, with each of them pushed back.

Research Apple releases Meltdown and Spectre fixes for older versions of macOS
Author: 0 Apple releases Meltdown and Spectre fixes for older versions of macOS

One fixes a problem that could cause Messages conversations to be listed out of order, and another corrects a bug that could cause your Mac to freeze when connected to an SMB server. You can also ask for specific news categories including Sports, Business, or Music. No user-facing changes apart from bug fixes were noticed in either tvOS 11.2.5 or watchOS 4.2.2.

Research Range Rover SV Coupe confirmed
Author: 0 Range Rover SV Coupe confirmed

The new, limited edition two-door Range Rover will make its world debut in Geneva. With a full-length center console, the SV Coupe is a strict four-seater, and many of its finishes and upholstery seem bespoke to the vehicle. Just one image of the new vehicle has been revealed, an overhead shot of the interior, giving us a glimpse of a two-tone leather setup that we might see when the auto is officially unveiled at the Geneva motor show in March.

Research Apple to release an entry-level 13 inch MacBook later this year
Author: 0 Apple to release an entry-level 13 inch MacBook later this year

New rumors suggest Apple could be planning to release a 13-inch MacBook in the second half of 2018, with the entry-level model potentially replacing the 13-inch MacBook Air, now the cheapest Apple laptop on the market. However, GIS is expected to see its revenues stay flat or up slightly on year in the first half of 2018 as its shipments of 3D touch panels for iPhone X are likely to drop due to slower-than-expected sales of the OLED-based smartphone model, indicated the sources.

Research This is why you shouldn't bite an iPhone battery
Author: 0 This is why you shouldn't bite an iPhone battery

In an odd scenario, a man in China caused an iPhone to explode after trying to get a battery replacement. "The battery is not gold, why are you biting it?" a Chinese netizen joked. People are shocked no one was hurt, with many wondering why anyone would be dumb enough to chomp on an electronic device in the first place. At the end of the day, there's only one lesson to be learned from this incident: Don't bite your electronics, no matter how tasty they look.

Research Reliance Jio launches Republic Day 2018 plans
Author: 0 Reliance Jio launches Republic Day 2018 plans

Bharti Airtel had revised its plans earlier this week. Shares of Reliance Industries (RIL) were down 1.71% at Rs 964.90. Reliance Jio has never let down the hopes of its users. Reliance Jio, which has changed the dynamics of price game in telecom sector since its entery, on Tuesday announced a new republic day offer. The plan is valid for 91 days.

Research God of War gets a new Trailer, will Release in April
Author: 0 God of War gets a new Trailer, will Release in April

I should first mention, if you pre-order *any edition* (or already did) worldwide at a supporting retailer, you'll acquire these three legendary shields skins (which you'll need internet to access!) for Kratos to bash and defend against all manner of creatures we created in the brutal Norse wilds.

Research DJI's Mavic Air is a tiny, foldable, affordable 4K drone
Author: 0 DJI's Mavic Air is a tiny, foldable, affordable 4K drone

The Mavic Air adds another drone on the lower end of DJIs price range as the Chinese drone maker seeks to increase its already mammoth share of the consumer drone market. Smarter, Safer Flight More powerful computing capabilities and optimized algorithms help Mavic Air fly smarter and safer through obstacles and terrain.