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Research UCLA scientists invite public to free eclipse-watching event
Author: 0 UCLA scientists invite public to free eclipse-watching event

News 12 is bringing live coverage of the total solar eclipse Monday afternoon and the News 12 Paris team will be at the Bonham Public Library to witness history. Parking is closed at the observatory except for emergency vehicles, the media, and handicapped vehicles. Organizers warn the public not to look directly at the sun "except if there is an appropriate filter between the sun and the eyes".

Research Solar eclipse glasses sold out in Wichita Falls
Author: 0 Solar eclipse glasses sold out in Wichita Falls

Dubbed the Great American Eclipse 2017 , the eclipse will last about two minutes and 40 seconds. The bad news is, astronomers will tell you: a total eclipse is something totally different. "You will notice a twilight. you might even notice the birds stop singing", said Mallory, a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. "There's not as much sun to see but even with a little wedge of eclipse and here in Wichita Falls, we're going to see about 80 percent, 82 percent eclipse, with ...

Research LLC Purchases 8 Shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD)
Author: 0 LLC Purchases 8 Shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD)

Gofen And Glossberg Limited Liability Corp Il invested 0.46% in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). The institutional investor held 501,383 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $67.23M, down from 536,343 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Research New iOS 11 security feature will help iPhone users fight the power
Author: 0 New iOS 11 security feature will help iPhone users fight the power

This happens to be a by product of Apple's new feature that allows iOS users to quickly call 911 in case of an emergency. This process is especially useful in an emergency situation where you need to unlock the phone and call 911. The iOS 11 security feature will prevent the user from being forced to unlock their iPhone using their fingerprint, a capability that will become more important once the iPhone 8 arrives.

Research Microsoft releases preview of updated Skype Desktop app
Author: 0 Microsoft releases preview of updated Skype Desktop app

Along with a redesign, Skype has introduced new features like @ mentions, message reactions, and a new notification panel . The new Skype Preview for desktop has been created to take full advantage of the increased screen real estate on desktops.

Research Calling All Solar Eclipse Chasers, Where Will You Be On August 21st?
Author: 0 Calling All Solar Eclipse Chasers, Where Will You Be On August 21st?

Here in the Roanoke Valley, we're lucky enough to get 90-94% totality of that eclipse. How do you know if your child will be going outside to see the eclipse? The best spots are in Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and SC.

Research Attorney General Warns Illinois Residents About Counterfeit Solar Eclipse Glasses
Author: 0 Attorney General Warns Illinois Residents About Counterfeit Solar Eclipse Glasses

Monday's eclipse can be seen from coast to coast, with totality in a band stretching from OR to SC. The video stresses the importance of keeping your solar eclipse glasses on at all times during the eclipse . Warn children of the danger in viewing the eclipse without authorized protective eyewear. What if you're with a group and all want to check out the eclipse at the same time? "It is unsafe to look directly at the sun without proper eye protection during this time so you ...

Research Protesters in North Carolina topple a statue of a Confederate soldier
Author: 0 Protesters in North Carolina topple a statue of a Confederate soldier

Still, he said he would pursue felony charges against the protesters responsible for bringing the statue down: "Let me be clear". Thompson, a student at the historically black college North Carolina Central University, was arrested by police on campus after admitting to tying the rope used to pull the statue down during a press conference on Tuesday.

Research How to Watch the Solar Eclipse Live in the Chicago Area
Author: 0 How to Watch the Solar Eclipse Live in the Chicago Area

The eclipse will start at 1:21 p.m. and will reach a maximum at 2:38 p.m. "Solar eclipse glasses and informational sheets will also be available at Hyde Memorial State Park near Santa Fe, Manzano Mountains State Park near Mountainair, Storrie Lake State Park near Las Vegas, and Villanueva State Park near Villanueva".

Research Analyst Opinion Summary: NetApp, Inc. (NTAP), Jabil Inc. (JBL)
Author: 0 Analyst Opinion Summary: NetApp, Inc. (NTAP), Jabil Inc. (JBL)

Oakbrook Investments LLC now owns 23,050 shares of the data storage provider's stock worth $965,000 after buying an additional 10,500 shares during the last quarter. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.93%. NetApp's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 44.20%. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of NTAP in report on Wednesday, August 24 to "Neutral" rating.

Author: 0 Redmi Note 5A teased on Weibo may launch today

While earlier there were speculations that Xiaomi could launch the phone on August 21, now the company itself has confirmed that the phone will be launched on August 21 i.e. Dubbed the Redmi Note 5A, Xiaomi has announced that it will be launched on August 21 at an event in China. It runs on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box but comes with MIUI 8.5.1 instead of MIUI 9.

Research BMW Z4 Concept Teased Again Ahead Of Pebble Beach
Author: 0 BMW Z4 Concept Teased Again Ahead Of Pebble Beach

The character line rises over the rear wheel, and another lower-set character line curves up to meet the rear wheel haunch. BMW says the goal was to emphasize the car's rear-wheel drive nature, while the lowered door sills help to underscore how close to the road the Z4 Concept is.

Research PlayStation 4 Update 5.00 Beta Patch Notes Mention New Features
Author: 0 PlayStation 4 Update 5.00 Beta Patch Notes Mention New Features

Sony is overhauling the current master/sub account system, and introducing the new "Family on PlayStation Network". Family Manger can also promote any other adult in the family to be a parent or guardian. You can now easily leave several groups at once, by opening up Options in the message list, selecting Leave, and choosing the message groups you want to bounce out of.

Research How to safely watch the eclipse with a pizza box
Author: 0 How to safely watch the eclipse with a pizza box

Or, just watch the eclipse indirectly - through a live stream on the internet, instead. "We encourage everyone to enjoy this special celestial event , but urge the public not to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun without special objective solar filters such as eclipse glasses or handheld solar viewers ".

Research Minor girl gives birth to a baby girl
Author: 0 Minor girl gives birth to a baby girl

During her pregnancy she was told her bulge was because she had a big stone in her stomach. Although, the doctors have said that both the mother and the child are safe. Indian law forbids abortions after 20 weeks, although courts have previously made exceptions when the foetus could not survive or is at risk of endangering the mother's life.

Research Asus silently launched its best dual camera phone in India
Author: 0 Asus silently launched its best dual camera phone in India

As for the regular ZenFone 4 , it comes in two variants: a Snapdragon 630 one and a Snapdragon 660 one, with up to 6 GB of RAM and a 3,300 mAh battery . But while its moniker might suggest otherwise, the device is actually quite an interesting one: it's powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835, coupled with 6 GB of RAM and an impressive 3,6000 mAh battery .

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Author: 0 "Frankenstein's dinosaur" fills the gap between predators and prey

A freaky dinosaur which looked like a raptor but was in fact a vegetarian may be the "missing link" between plant-eating dinosaurs and theropods, the group that includes carnivores such as Tyrannosaurus rex and Velociraptor . Matthew Baron from the Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences and his Natural History Museum colleagues are behind the new study. One of the particularities of ornithischia group dinosaurs is their hip structure, which allowed them to have complex digestive systems.

Research After Tesla's Model 3, Hyundai Motors to launch more electric cars
Author: 0 After Tesla's Model 3, Hyundai Motors to launch more electric cars

Toyota is now also working on longer distance, fast-charging electric vehicles, local media have reported. Starting as soon as next year, Hyundai will add an electric version of the upcoming Kona small SUV to line up next to the existing Ioniq EV hatch, and by 2021 will introduce a battery-powered prestige vehicle for its Genesis luxury brand followed by a new electric-only model with at least 500 kilometres of driving range after that.

Research This theory about Littlefinger's endgame makes a lot of sense
Author: 0 This theory about Littlefinger's endgame makes a lot of sense

Out of context, it looked bad. Gilly was about to run into the end zone untouched and Sam pushed her out of bounds at the 1 and then punted on 1st and goal. The second possibility though is far more enticing. Bran is already on to him, which is probably why he gave the dagger he received to Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), who he knows is a master assassin.

Research All your questions answered on Google Maps and Search
Author: 0 All your questions answered on Google Maps and Search

Rolling out globally, users will be able to get their questions answered within local business listings on Google Maps and mobile search. The app - as the name suggests - is aimed at providing a comparatively faster Google search experience while also being data-friendly.

Research Crackdown 3 booted back to 2018
Author: 0 Crackdown 3 booted back to 2018

If you've been eagerly waiting to get your hands on Crackdown 3 since its announcement way back in 2014, we're sorry to inform you that you're going to have to hold out a little longer. "The Xbox One X launch lineup will be one of the greatest lineups of games ever available with a major new console release", Loftis added. While it was still a solid gaming experience, many critics felt like it didn't provide a proper sequel to the original.

Research Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV
Author: 0 Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV

Dr. Bob Powell, professor of physics and director of the UWG Observatory , is leading the group to the path of totality and centerline with lecturer Ben Team. Or it's like the difference between watching the Super Bowl live versus watching a preseason National Football League game on a small black-and-white TV.

Research Google Improves Collab Tools in Sheets, Slides, and Docs
Author: 0 Google Improves Collab Tools in Sheets, Slides, and Docs

Speaking of versions, users will also now be able to preview "clean versions" of documents. For starters, Google is giving users the ability to name specific versions of a file in Docs, Sheets, or Slides. With the new features, you'll also be able to preview "clean" versions of a Doc for easier reading and review, and accept or reject all edits with one command to save time approving every little thing.

Research Gearbox Software to Publish We Happy Few on Consoles in 2018
Author: 0 Gearbox Software to Publish We Happy Few on Consoles in 2018

We Happy Few will go all the way up to $59.99 for its retail launch, which should give you a good indication of the quality and depth Compulsion is gunning for. It will be the final update We Happy Few receives before the big reveal of its April launch. Following its debut of some fresh gameplay footage at E3 2016 , Compulsion Games' We Happy Few has been able to be enjoyed by way of an Early Access that let players begin to explore the world and and its mechanics.

Research We Happy Few has a release date
Author: 0 We Happy Few has a release date

Gamers reacted positively to the odd mix of 60s British psychedelia and a dystopian setting when We Happy Few first debuted in a crowdfunded Kickstarter campaign in 2015. This creates different visual and audio effects in We Happy Few along with new game mechanics on how often Joy can be used before the player loses control.

Research We Happy Few Listed for PS4 by Amazon
Author: 0 We Happy Few Listed for PS4 by Amazon

The final game will include a full storyline that will tell more of the tale behind this unusual, paranoid little city, and put you in control of three different characters over the course of your adventure, though Compulsion didn't note just how they would be involved.

Research THQ Nordic brings Black Mirror back to consoles and PC
Author: 0 THQ Nordic brings Black Mirror back to consoles and PC

Black Mirror will be released on November 28 for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Settling the heritage is merely an excuse for David to find out more about the castle his father grew up in, meeting the family he never knew, and for shedding light on the mysteries surrounding his father's death.

Research Total War: Warhammer 2 confirms the Skaven as fourth race
Author: 0 Total War: Warhammer 2 confirms the Skaven as fourth race

Players who own the original Total War: Warhammer will receive a huge map combining areas from the old and the new games. The rat is out of the bag, Skaven were announced today as the fourth faction in Total War: Warhammer 2 . Total War: Warhammer II is a high fantasy strategy game based in the Warhammer universe. "Their motives obscured, the devious Skaven are a highly numerous species who inhabit vast subterranean lairs", reads the official description.

Research Google Home voice calling starts rolling out today
Author: 0 Google Home voice calling starts rolling out today

For full information, go to Google's official blog . You can still access your Google Home while on a call too. The system is now only available for outgoing calls, so you won't be able to ask Home to answer incoming calls when your hands are occupied.

Research Intel will unveil 8th-gen 'Coffee Lake' processors on 21 August
Author: 0 Intel will unveil 8th-gen 'Coffee Lake' processors on 21 August

These processors will "utilize Intel's industry-leading 10nm+ process technology". But it may have also unveiled one member of its 9th-generation Core family: Ice Lake. For those who came in late, the last few generations of Core have been Sandy Bridge, Ivy Bridge, Broadwell, Haswell, Skylake , with Kaby Lake being the latest and was recently released at the top of the year.

Research New Asus Zenfone 4 Smartphones Leaked
Author: 0 New Asus Zenfone 4 Smartphones Leaked

Asus accidently published details of its upcoming line of ZenFone 4 series on its French website, but soon enough it realized its mistake and pulled down all the leaked information. And since in modern high-end phones are practically all the same except the camera and battery, the first thing I will talk about them. For the cameras, the phone will feature a 12MP shooter on the back with support for 4K video recording, LED flash and autofocus, but there will be no HDR.

Research Trump attacks Amazon: 'Doing great damage to tax paying retailers'
Author: 0 Trump attacks Amazon: 'Doing great damage to tax paying retailers'

Trump's tirade against Amazon , Bezos and the Washington Post ticked up this summer, when Trump tweeted about the three seven times in six weeks. Mr. It's often hard to parse Trump's tweets, but he seems to be focusing partly on how Amazon's sales and market share growth is hurting the traditional retail industry.

Research Opera exorcises its data-saving Opera Max service from the Play Store
Author: 0 Opera exorcises its data-saving Opera Max service from the Play Store

Eventually, though, Opera is going to terminate support for those who are still using the app, forcing them to switch to a different product altogether. In May, it unveiled an entirely refreshed user interface with Opera Max 3.0, which added support for managing Facebook usage along with security protections.

Research Facebook announces News Feed interface changes, new features for Camera
Author: 0 Facebook announces News Feed interface changes, new features for Camera

Additionally, users can now start a live stream directly from the camera interface. Facebook's News Feed is undergoing a redesign that adds circular profile pictures similar to those found in Twitter's major June rehaul . Finally, users will be able to see whose post they're commenting on or reading while they're in the post. Those associations will soon change to "grey" and "circles", however, as Facebook has unveiled plans to revamp the News Feed on mobile , altering some long-running ...

Research Facebook Updates Its News Feed To Make It More Legible
Author: 0 Facebook Updates Its News Feed To Make It More Legible

The new mobile News Feed will start featuring higher contrast colour schemes, so that typography is more legible. Also being enhanced is the News Feed's readability. Those associations will soon change to "grey" and "circles", however, as Facebook has unveiled plans to revamp the News Feed on mobile , altering some long-running aesthetic choices in favor of the new.

Research Scientists uncover 91 volcanoes under Antarctica ice
Author: 0 Scientists uncover 91 volcanoes under Antarctica ice

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have unearthed 91 volcanoes in Antarctica which haven't been discovered until now. According to the Edinburgh University researchers, who published their findings in the Geological Society's "Special Publications" series back in May, this brings the total number of volcanoes in the 1,800-mile-long West Antarctic Rift System to 138, but what is still not known is how numerous volcanoes-which range in height from around 300 feet to 12,600 ...

Research Google Pixel 2 sports 'Active Edge' sides: FCC filing
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 sports 'Active Edge' sides: FCC filing

To make things more confirmed, the alleged Google Pixel 2 pass through the FCC, which is usually the last stop before the handset is officially announced. Squeezing the edge launches the camera by default while in the case of the Pixel 2, it might launch Google Assistant. Pixel XL 2 is expected to have 5.99-inch QHD (2560x1440p) OLED display (made by LG) with thin bezels (very little space between the edge and the screen).

Research First Huawei Mate 10 renders leaked out along with some specs
Author: 0 First Huawei Mate 10 renders leaked out along with some specs

There also appears to be a brushed metal finish on the backplate of the phone, further adding to the improved design. The Huawei Mate 10 might be priced somewhere near the $1000 mark. As per the earlier report, the Huawei Mate 10 Lite will also be launched alongside the Mate 10 at the event. This full-screen display has been confirmed by Huawei, with the firm last month boldly claiming that the upcoming device will "surpass" the iPhone 8 with its bezel-less display.

Research Aston Martin Unveils The Vanquish Zagato Speedster And Shooting Brake
Author: 0 Aston Martin Unveils The Vanquish Zagato Speedster And Shooting Brake

With no roof to work with, the curvy cowls are created to represent the signature double bubble shape featured on the roof of Zagato coupes . Speaking ahead of the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, where the Vanquish Zagato Speedster will strike a pose, Andrea Zagato, CEO of Zagato said "Zagato's relationship with Aston Martin began with my grandfather and the DB4 GT Zagato, nearly sixty years ago".

Research Deadly Premonition director Swery announces RPG about people who turn into cats
Author: 0 Deadly Premonition director Swery announces RPG about people who turn into cats

Swery's creating a mystery RPG called The Good Life , which has a sunny disposition that's virtually the opposite of his past games like the cult hits Deadly Premonition and D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die . The townspeople aren't the only ones who get to roam around at as cats - Naomi does too. Is this why everyone in town is so happy? Once the sun sets, players will be able to explore Rainy Woods and collect clues and important items connected to events in the story.

Research ZTE Blade Z Max - affordable phablet with dual camera
Author: 0 ZTE Blade Z Max - affordable phablet with dual camera

It has a 6-inch Full HD display and a large 4,080mAh battery. It offers a pixel count of 367 ppi. Chinese smartphone brand ZTE has launched the successor to the Blade X Max , Blade Z Max in the United States, at a price of $129. It also has a 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The device runs on a 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 435 processor and comes with 2GB RAM and 32GB in-built storage, with expandable microSD support up to 128GB.

Research NASA's Cassini embarks on final five orbits around Saturn
Author: 0 NASA's Cassini embarks on final five orbits around Saturn

NASA has likened Saturn's look to a watercolor painting before. A large, bright and feathery band of summer clouds can be seen arcing across high northern latitudes in the image on the right. If they are forced to work harder, it means the atmosphere is denser than models predict, and engineers will increase the altitude of subsequent orbits.

Research Smart Locks Go Wild, Locking Out Owners
Author: 0 Smart Locks Go Wild, Locking Out Owners

A lock that you can unlock using your phone, a lock that you can generate codes and give to guests like friends and family, it nearly seems like smart locks are the way of the future, but recently a situation involving Airbnb homes and smart locks have hinted that maybe that future isn't quite here yet.

Research Namco is teasing something called Projekt1514
Author: 0 Namco is teasing something called Projekt1514

The Wii U support wasn't an ideal standard of what it could have been if more developers chose to add their games to it. While there's little to go on, we do know that the game is in development at Dimps , the studio recently behind the successful Dragon Ball Xenoverse series .

Research Samsung's new Portable SSD T5 is fast and mostly affordable
Author: 0 Samsung's new Portable SSD T5 is fast and mostly affordable

The T5 is built-on 64-layer V-NAND technology to offer great transfer speeds in a compact and durable design. Pricing starts at $129.99 for the 250GB model and scales up from there. Samsung's new Portable SSD T5 has speeds up to 540 MBps, and includes a USB-C to USB-C cable, in addition to a USB-C to USB-A cable for backwards compatibility.

Research Cancel your plans… Football Manager 2018 has a release date
Author: 0 Cancel your plans… Football Manager 2018 has a release date

Once again there will be a two-week pre-season beta head start for anyone who pre-orders the game through any of the approved retail partners . For those that don't know: the series first surfaced in 1992 as Championship Manager , but after Sports Interactive departed ways with publisher Eidos Interactive, they lost the naming rights and had to re-brand the series Football Manager in 2004 with their new publishers Sega.

Research Google Contacts finally available for older devices
Author: 0 Google Contacts finally available for older devices

The frustrating bit is finding the call notification, which is why most of us would simply tap on Recents and find the phone (or dialer) app and then resume to make a change with an ongoing call. The handset sports 64GB of storage, a tier not found in the original Pixels from past year (and which we hope will be the base level, with 128GB an option for added cost).