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Hiring to fight aliens for Earth protection — NASA Job Hiring to fight aliens for Earth protection — NASA Job
- August 03, 2017

And if you think the work sounds unsafe, at least it pays well, up to $187,000 per year. Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. If you're hoping to apply for this job, there is a daunting qualifications list. The proper title for the position is Planetary Protection Officer (PPO), and according to the job posting, it belongs to the Office of Safety and Mission Assurance for Planetary Protection. (more...)
Tips for viewing the 2017 Midwest solar eclipse
- August 03, 2017

From Kokomo, the moon will first start to cover the sun at 1 p.m. The sun's intense light can quickly cause permanent damage to a person's eyesight, even when it's mostly blocked by the moon. A safe indirect method for viewing the eclipse is to create a miniature pinhole camera. "If you glance at the sun through your solar filter and find it uncomfortably bright, out of focus, and surrounded by a murky haze, [the viewer is] no good". (more...)
Here's how to Send Money Here's how to Send Money
- August 03, 2017

Finally, for those sending money to another supported country, Microsoft says that currency exchange is no problem and that you'll be able to send funds from the United States, for example, to a European country, in Euros. Available in 22 countries at launch, the Send Money feature allows you to pay a friend from at any point from the conversation window. That is, sending is free when you use your PayPal balance or debit card in the U.S. (more...)
Overwatch Player Finds Lucioball Achievements In Recent Patch Overwatch Player Finds Lucioball Achievements In Recent Patch
- August 02, 2017

The Rio stadium will return and will be accompanied by an all-new stadium set in Sydney, Australia. Lucioball will be returning at the Summer Games brawl. Although, again we can't see Blizzard passing on the chance for new skins and more excuses for players to purchase loot boxes . While Lucioball hadn't been confirmed at that time, the fact that the Summer Games were on their way left players extremely hopeful that the high-speed soccer mode would be returning as well. (more...)
Maruti Suzuki scales fresh record high on July Brezza, Ertiga sales numbers Maruti Suzuki scales fresh record high on July Brezza, Ertiga sales numbers
- August 02, 2017

Chennai-based TVS Motor Co. saw its domestic two-wheeler volume sales rise 6.2 percent to 2.19 lakh units last month from 2.06 lakh vehicles sold in July previous year, fuelled mainly by scooter sales that grew at a higher clip of 35.8 percent as against 15.1 percent for motorcycles. (more...)
USA tests missile-defense system over Pacific Ocean USA tests missile-defense system over Pacific Ocean
- August 02, 2017

This was the 15th successful intercept in 15 tests for the THAAD weapon system, the agency said. The MDA said Sunday's THAAD test was conducted to gather threat data from one of the system's interceptors in flight. Moscow and Beijing, in a joint statement, earlier this month called on Washington to immediately halt deployment of THAAD in South Korea. "The United States will take all necessary steps to ensure the security of the American homeland and protect our allies in the region", ... (more...)
Gold replica of Armstrong's lunar module was stolen from museum Gold replica of Armstrong's lunar module was stolen from museum
- August 02, 2017

Police said in a statement that "the value of such an item can not be determined". The museum closed for several hours on Saturday and posted a statement on Facebook , saying, "The truth is that you can't steal from a museum". The local police department are continuing with their investigation with help from the FBI. No updates on the investigation have been released, and authorities haven't said whether there were surveillance cameras in or around the museum that might have recorded ... (more...)
Chandigarh Boy of Class XII Secured Google Job as a Graphic Designer Chandigarh Boy of Class XII Secured Google Job as a Graphic Designer
- August 02, 2017

Since the age of 10, I used to do graphic design as I was inspired and trained by my uncle Rohit Sharma. He applied for the job in the month of May and he was hired after an interview. "Currently, we don't have any information on our records with respect to Harshit Sharma's candidacy", the search engine giant was quoted as saying by the Indian Express .com. (more...)
Amazon poach ATP tennis rights from Sky Amazon poach ATP tennis rights from Sky
- August 02, 2017

Those looking to catch up with the end of year ATP World Tour finals, held at the O2 Arena in London, will also need to sign up to Amazon. The partnership with the ATP is Amazon's first significant play outside the U.S. This would be Amazon's first major move to stream live sports outside of the U.S. The company earlier this year nabbed a contract from Twitter to livestream National Football League games. (more...)
A new hack can turn an Echo into a live microphone A new hack can turn an Echo into a live microphone
- August 02, 2017

You needn't go throwing your Amazon Echo in the bin just yet though, as the vulnerability only affects the 2015 and 2016 versions of the AI-powered speaker . According to a statement emailed to Dealerscope , Amazon will enable users to pair a Fire TV with any echo device for "far-field voice control", making it easier for consumers to control movies, TV shows, and more using their voice. (more...)
Switch updates to 3.0.1 fixing an important issue Switch updates to 3.0.1 fixing an important issue
- August 02, 2017

The developers have been working to find a fix for the same and has finally rolled out the 3.0.1 update. Nintendo recently announced that its latest console sold around 4.7 million units since it launched in March of this year. Afterward, disconnect the AC adapter and allow the console to display the HOME Menu for approximately three to four hours. As to why they can't simply reset the indicator functionality and have it properly detect remaining battery life, that's a question Nintendo ... (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) showed P/E ratio of 0 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) showed P/E ratio of 0
- August 02, 2017

At midmorning on Tuesday, GM shares were down 3.4 percent at $34.77, Ford was down 2.8 percent at $10.91 and Fiat Chrysler shares were down 0.3 percent at $12.05 in NY. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and global copyright law. Natixis upgraded the shares of FCAU in report on Monday, February 6 to "Neutral" rating. (more...)
USA wants dialogue with North Korea 'at some point': Tillerson USA wants dialogue with North Korea 'at some point': Tillerson
- August 02, 2017

Tillerson even added a special message to Pyongyang: "We are not your enemy. but you are presenting an unacceptable threat to us, and we have to respond". "China could easily solve this problem!" While Trump has delivered ultimatums to North Korea, insisting that it would not develop ICBMs on his watch, Tillerson conceded that the lack of feasible military options gave Washington little choice but to seek a diplomatic solution. (more...)
Pokemon Go Live Events in Europe Delayed Pokemon Go Live Events in Europe Delayed
- August 02, 2017

The event was complete disaster as it had a lot of technical issues that Niantic needs to deal with to ensure that events in the future do not fail. Pokemon Go grabbed five awards in the 21st Annual Webby Awards. Tickets were sold out in 30 mins. The rain and thunderstorm before the event didn't really make it comfortable, especially considering the fact that phones and electronic equipment would be used. (more...)
Facebook Shuts Down AI Robots After They Invent Their Own Language Facebook Shuts Down AI Robots After They Invent Their Own Language
- August 02, 2017

While researchers were fascinated by the development and not anxious about the language being a way for the bots to keep secrets from developers, Facebook had to shut down the programs due to the fact that they were being created to speak to humans , not in coded language to each other. (more...)
NASA will soon test its asteroid defense system NASA will soon test its asteroid defense system
- August 01, 2017

At its nearest point, the rock is expected to be as close as 4,200 miles from our planet . The asteroid , named 2012 TC4 , does not pose a threat to the Earth , but NASA is using it as a test object for an observational campaign because of its close flyby on October 12, 2017. (more...)
Anthem's Lead Designer Corey Gaspur Has Passed Away Anthem's Lead Designer Corey Gaspur Has Passed Away
- August 01, 2017

Gaspur's work with BioWare began back in March of 2007. Longtime BioWare designer Corey Gaspur has passed away. He was a graduate of the Vancouver Film School where he studied game theory and development, before that he attended University of Manitoba studying psychology. (more...)
Spyware Scare Halts Blu Phone Sales Spyware Scare Halts Blu Phone Sales
- August 01, 2017

In an emailed statement to Engadget , Blu said the following: "Since November 2016. Amazon has been aware of the Adups and other applications on our BLU devices which were deemed.by BLU, Amazon, and Kryptowire to pose no further security or privacy risk". (more...)
Spotify Now Has 60 Million Paid Subscribers Spotify Now Has 60 Million Paid Subscribers
- August 01, 2017

Quite how many paying users Spotify needs to be a viable business long-term is still an unknown quantity, further complicated by discounting that reduces the value of the average subscriber, and growth in emerging markets where the value of a premium subscription is somewhat lower. (more...)
Minecraft's Minecraft's "Better Together" Cross-Play Beta Has Arrived
- August 01, 2017

The greatest cross platform exercise of all time will bear fruit later this year, when over 100 million users of Minecraft are unified across iOS, Android, PC, Mac, Xbox One , and Nintendo Switch thanks to the " Better Together " update. (more...)