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DJI unveils goggles that gives wearer a 'drone's eye view'

DJI unveils goggles that gives wearer a 'drone's eye view' At a close range and with no interference, you'll be able to get a 1080p feed at 30fps, while flying further away will bump the resolution down to 720p, at either 30fps or 60fps. Operators should always follow local regulations for FPV flight, and it is recommended to use a spotter to help monitor the surrounding airspace. Also this week DJI partnered with Seagate to release a new Drone hard dri... [Full Article...]

Trump slams 'fake media' over low approval ratings

During a CNN panel of Trump voters, a man named Scott McCommons said that he thought Trump's first 100 days were a "disaster", and he said he regretted his vote for the president in November. Trump's overall job-approval rating stands at 40 percent-down four points from February. And a majority, 54%, said they did not have a problem with Trump working out of Mar-a-lago, his private club in Flo... [Full Article...]

Footage of Google cofounder Larry Page's 'flying car' released by Kitty Hawk

Footage of Google cofounder Larry Page's 'flying car' released by Kitty Hawk Kitty Hawk is the aircraft - and also the name of the company that makes it, and it's backed by Google founder Larry Page, reportedly to the tune of $100 million. The prototype can fly up to 15 feet in altitude and can land vertically, eliminating a need for a runway, according to a press release by the company. [Full Article...]

Genocide and romance don't mix in misguided 'The Promise'

Genocide and romance don't mix in misguided 'The Promise' It's unlikely that " The Promise " will suffer at the box office from the earlier release of " The Ottoman Lieutenant; " that film opened on just 200 screens and earned a 26 Metascore. They really killed millions of these people. There's a small museum a few of us got to go to, and then for me, the biggest help was there were these videos and recordings from survivors who would recount the things ... [Full Article...]

New image shows Earth between rings of Saturn

New image shows Earth between rings of Saturn Even the spacecraft's thousands of routine image dispatches have engaged people from around the world, who can check in any time on Cassini's NASA page or on social media . This fly-by won't provide any proof either way of life on Titan, but it will provide Cassini with its longest duration RADAR observations to look for changes in the liquid methane lakes and seas on Titan's surface. [Full Article...]

Version 2.2.0 Update Improves System Stability

Version 2.2.0 Update Improves System Stability This week, Target began offering a Nintendo Switch starter bundle on its website for $499.99 (the same price as GameStop's Mario Kart 8 bundle ). Downloading an emulator often entails users completing a survey, and receiving a code to "unlock" the software. [Full Article...]

Space station supply ship at launch pad honors John Glenn

Over the past 18 months, Orbital ATK has successfully completed critical design reviews for major elements of the company's solid propulsion stages, along with preliminary vehicle level and launch site infrastructure reviews. A banner with John Glenn's portrait hangs inside the Cygnus . Following Glenn's death in December, Orbital ATK asked his widow, Annie, for permission to use his name for ... [Full Article...]

Upcoming Instagram update will let you browse photos while offline

Upcoming Instagram update will let you browse photos while offline With this new feature, Instagram users on Android will be able to leave comments, Like posts, save media, and unfollow people while offline, and all of it will happen when an internet connection is made. For now, there is no mention on whether Instagram Stories will work offline or not. Instagram is also planning to make more of its features available offline soon, which could make it a ... [Full Article...]

Enforcing North Korea Coal Ban Seriously, No Violations: China

Enforcing North Korea Coal Ban Seriously, No Violations: China On Thursday, Trump praised Chinese efforts to rein in "the menace of North Korea", after North Korean state media warned the United States of a "super-mighty preemptive strike". US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said yesterday North Korea's rhetoric was provocative, but he had learnt not to trust it. None of the USA officials who spoke about the heightened level of activity by Chinese bombers sugg... [Full Article...]

Microsoft To Release Major Windows 10 Updates Twice A Year

Microsoft To Release Major Windows 10 Updates Twice A Year Windows Insider Paul Thurrott agrees, calling the biannual schedule " too aggressive ", and personally preferring an annual features update . The update months will be March and September. And it added: "Because of how this support policy is implemented, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 devices that have a seventh generation or a later generation processor may no longer be able to scan or download... [Full Article...]

More Gamers Can Soon Make Money on Twitch

More Gamers Can Soon Make Money on Twitch The Affiliate Program will soon launch worldwide. The Affiliate Program will make monetization methods that were once exclusive to Partners available for more Twitch users, starting with Cheering for Bits . To be considered, you'll need to have 50 or more followers and have broadcast at least 500 total minutes on at least seven of the past 30 days, with an average of three or more concu... [Full Article...]

Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off

A day before the launch, Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin said that his vision of the spacecraft differs from that of NASA astronaut Jack Fischer. They reached orbit about nine minutes later, a moment illustrated when a stuffed white dog toy hanging from a string in the capsule began to float. [Full Article...]

Asteroid to fly past Earth on April 19

Asteroid to fly past Earth on April 19 The asteroid was discovered in May 2014 by astronomers at the Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Arizona - a project of NASA's NEO Observations Program in collaboration with the University of Arizona. According to Sky and Telescope , the asteroid will cover half the sky in under 30 minutes during early evening hours on April 19 and it'll be fast enough to see it fly across the field of view i... [Full Article...]

Tech giant pledges to end mining and use recycled materials

Apple has been encouraging customers to return used products for recycling and has melted down iPhone aluminum enclosures to make mini computers used in its factories. The challenge the company has set itself is to "one day end our reliance on mining altogether", which would be no small feat. According to Tech Crunch, Greenpeace thinks that Apple's initiative is not enough. [Full Article...]

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life The star that LHS 1140b orbits is both small and faint. This also makes studying signals from the planets easier than around more active M-dwarfs. This planet is located in the liquid water habitable zone surrounding its host, a small, faint red star named LHS 1140. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Reportedly Replacing The MiniNES With A Miniature Version Of The SNES

Nintendo Reportedly Replacing The MiniNES With A Miniature Version Of The SNES It's clear then that Nintendo is treating these releases as special ones, rather than adding both the NES Mini and SNES Mini to its long-term production plans. TrustedReviews has rounded up all the latest news regarding the highly anticipated SNES Classic Mini. While the NES is the company's first home console, it was the SNES that featured more iconic titles such as The Legends of Zelda: A ... [Full Article...]

IMF warns of growing risks to improving global recovery

IMF warns of growing risks to improving global recovery Among the developed economies, the US economy is expected to grow by 2.3 percent in 2017 and 2.5 percent in 2018, the same forecast as that in January; the growth forecast for the euro-zone was raised by 0.1 percentage points to 1.7 percent in 2017; the Japanese economy is expected to grow by 1.2 percent in 2017, 0.4 percentage points higher than its January forecast, with growth slowing to 0.6 pe... [Full Article...]

AMD RX 500 specifications leaked

AMD RX 500 specifications leaked What sets it apart is the base and boost clock speeds. Either figure is a pretty significant jump over the reference 1340 MHz boost clock . Our friends at our sister sites Tom's Hardware and Anandtech, who posted very granular, detailed reviews, tested the new cards from third-party vendors (AMD isn't producing reference cards) and found a noticeable difference over the RX 480 . [Full Article...]

AI, bots might dominate Facebook's 2017 F8 developer conference

He quickly pivoted to the main thrust of his keynote: augmented reality, but without the dorky glasses. But Facebook could still have the edge on rivals such as Snapchat, which also launched some augmented reality features on Tuesday, likely to coincide with Facebook's news. [Full Article...]

ULA Atlas V final launch for 'golden voice' of NASA

Orbital ATK previously bought two Atlas V rides to the space station to fill a gap while Antares was retrofitted with new engines. While missions to be launched Russian Federation and the United States represent business as usual, China is aiming to take another major step along the trail blazed by the two pioneers of the early space age. [Full Article...]


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