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Sci-tech Simon Yates maintains lead, Rohan Dennis wins 16th stage time trial
Author: 0 Simon Yates maintains lead, Rohan Dennis wins 16th stage time trial

Team Sky's Chris Froome recorded the fifth best time on the day with a 40:35, which sees him move up to fourth overall, three minutes and 50 seconds down, after Frenchman Thibaut Pinot of Groupama-FDJ struggled mightily. "I felt good in the first half". "It really changes my tactics for the coming days", Yates admitted. Yeah, yeah. I just put a lot into it. We'll see.

Sci-tech NASA helicopter to fly on Mars during next mission
Author: 0 NASA helicopter to fly on Mars during next mission

The layout for the Mars Helicopter has actually remained in the benefit the last 4 years at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, yet the room company had yet to determine if it was really mosting likely to send out the lorry to Mars . The mission of the helicopter is to demonstrate the viability and usefulness of such aircraft on Mars . The strategy is for the Mars Helicopter to fly affixed to the bottom of the Mars 2020 vagabond.

Sci-tech Twitch Prime members get exclusive Fortnite loot today
Author: 0 Twitch Prime members get exclusive Fortnite loot today

Epic Games and Twitch have now announced that there will be an arsenal of complimentary loot that will come with the purchase of a Fortnite Twitch Prime Pack 2, that is expected to launch today. There's the Trailblazer Outfit, which gives some cool survivalist gear (and a full-body tribal tattoo) to Ramirez; the True North Back Bling, a practical camo backpack with attached canteen; the Tenderizer Pickaxe, a giant meat tenderizer with a crowbar at the end; and the Freestylin' Emote, ...

Sci-tech Manchester United to propose Anthony Martial, Christian Pulisic swap deal?
Author: 0 Manchester United to propose Anthony Martial, Christian Pulisic swap deal?

Manchester United don't want to lose the Frenchman and Jose Mourinho has also made it clear that he is not keen on signing any more forwards in the summer, indicating his desire to keep hold of Martial. 'There is a mixture between Brazilian natural talent, with a serious approach, physical, tactical. All players with outstanding qualities'. Sometimes overtly critical of the younger players, the Portuguese manager, however, recognises Martial's enormous potential and wants to make the most ...

Sci-tech Vodafone revamps Rs 349 prepaid plan; now offers 3GB daily data
Author: 0 Vodafone revamps Rs 349 prepaid plan; now offers 3GB daily data

Vodafone's new Rs 569 plan, gives 3GB data per day in 3G/4G network, whereas the Rs 511 pack offers 2GB data on the same networks. This also totals to 84GB of 4G data given the plan has a validity of 28 days. 509 plan offers 112GB data for 28 days with a daily limit of 4GB and the Rs. 799 plan will give you 5GB of data usage per day along with free calls.

Sci-tech MAN STORIES Coming to Amazon Alexa
Author: 0 MAN STORIES Coming to Amazon Alexa

The features had been in trials for select skill partners, but now anybody building apps for Amazon's Echo speakers can tap into the functionality. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment today confirm its first creative venture for Amazon Alexa , the new PAC-MAN™ STORIES skill.

Sci-tech Gaia makes most detailed star map of the Milky Way
Author: 0 Gaia makes most detailed star map of the Milky Way

Launched in 2013, Gaia started operating the following year, gathering data on 100,000 stars per minute - some 500 million measurements per day . According to the ESA , the catalog, now available to professionals and amateur astronomers, includes data on the positions and brightness for 1.7 billion stars, the parallax (an effect in which an object appears in different positions depending the viewer's position) and motion of 1.3 billion stars, surface temperature for over 100 million ...

Sci-tech Amazon launches kid-friendly Echo Dot that rewards politeness
Author: 0 Amazon launches kid-friendly Echo Dot that rewards politeness

The youthful Echo Dot comes with built-in parental controls and a "kid-friendly case " which comes in blue, red, or green. Amazon FreeTime on Alexa will roll out to existing Echo , Echo Dot, and Echo Plus owners via a free, over-the-air software update starting May 9.

Sci-tech Russian Federation blocks Google IP addresses days after Telegram ban
Author: 0 Russian Federation blocks Google IP addresses days after Telegram ban

In a statement shared on Facebook and other social media, the Russian telecoms regulator Roskomnadzor said it had blocked Google net or IP addresses because Telegram was using them. On 17 April, the body confirmed it had blocked millions of IP addresses , citing their potential usefulness for Telegram users to circumvent the ban.

Sci-tech Earth Day 2018 focuses on plastic pollution
Author: 0 Earth Day 2018 focuses on plastic pollution

Banerjee in her tweet said, "On the occasion of Earth Day, let us pledge to keep our environment clean". John McConnell, a peace activist, first proposed the idea of a day dedicated to earth in 1969, when he was present at the UNESCO conference in San Francisco, and the first Earth day was celebrated on March 21, 1970, which indicated the spring in the first hemisphere.

Sci-tech World's most successful Swedish DJ Avicii Dead at 28
Author: 0 World's most successful Swedish DJ Avicii Dead at 28

Baron said no further statements would be released. Avicii's death comes as a shock to the world since the DJ was already at the height of his career. The famous, talented music lover will live in our hearts forever. I'm still collecting my thoughts and thank you all for the kind words and texts. The Wake Me Up DJ died on 20 April , aged 28, while in Oman.

Sci-tech Taylor Swift -
Author: 0 Taylor Swift - "September" (Earth, Wind & Fire Cover)

Swift said that she was very careful in choosing which songs to put out to the world. Earth, Wind and Fire's " September " is a classic disco favourite, and now Taylor Swift has given her take on it. "It is about the balancing act of the rush and the fear and hoping it's really worth it to take that chance". Swift doesn't tackle covers often-at least, not put down on record in the studio-so it stands to reason that just about anything she'd tackle would be news.

Sci-tech Cops detain protesters on Ambedkar Jayanti
Author: 0 Cops detain protesters on Ambedkar Jayanti

While Rahul Gandhi tweeted paeans - "Paying rich tribute to Baba Saheb Ambedkar on his birth anniversary". While events led by chief minister Vijay Rupani in Gandhinagar and BJP president Jitu Vaghani in Surat did not see any protest, Subodh Parma and other five supporters of Mevani were detained from Sarngpur.

Sci-tech Android P might be called Popsicle, but probably not
Author: 0 Android P might be called Popsicle, but probably not

Security Research Labs analysed a large number of devices running Google's Android operating system, and found that some vendors fail to apply critical and high severity security patches. Some brands even mislead their customers by releasing a renamed security patch which usually is not up to date. Unfortunately, they did not explain whether or not these missed updates are intentional.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro can't connect to the Internet
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro can't connect to the Internet

However, current opinions suggest the sensor will be left off the Note 9 in favor of a sensor on the back similar to the Galaxy S9/S9+. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leaks are becoming more frequent even though it could be still months before the device is ready for a formal launch.

Sci-tech PM Modi to observe day-long fast against Parliament disruption
Author: 0 PM Modi to observe day-long fast against Parliament disruption

BJP MPs have been asked to spend at least a night in one such village, while Union ministers will spend two nights in different parts of the country during the exercise. Lekhi said the woman counsel appearing for the Kathua rape victim was being pressurised not to appear in the case. "They are not showing you the direction the country is going in", Shah said amid cheers from hundreds of party workers.

Sci-tech Facebook notifies those affected by data breach
Author: 0 Facebook notifies those affected by data breach

Mr Zuckerberg repeated apologies he previously made for a range of problems that have beset Facebook , from a lack of data protection to Russian agents using the social media site to influence U.S. Mark was asked by multiple senators if he would ever he launch a version of Facebook that costs money, but is ad free - sort of like the difference between Spotify free and Spotify Premium.

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