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by | February 17, 2017 | 00:44

Snapchat has set its IPO valuation as high as $22.2bn, dialing down its previous ambitions of hitting $25bn but still putting the company on track to be on of the biggest tech floatations the USA has seen. With Uber and Airbnb still raising funds and bolstering their bottom lines as they mull public offerings of their own, Snap is expected to serve as a bellwether for the otherwise slow-moving tech-I.P.O.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:11

The warning follows good news today, where a number of whales were successfully refloated - with the help of authorities and members of the public - after they beached themselves this morning. Whales appear to have stayed out at sea following a mass stranding over the weekend. Seventeen whales stranded at Golden Bay overnight and these selfless helpers are doing what they can to save them, but they need help.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:11

Hazlett and Piven's team then used a deep-learning neural network, a form of machine learning, to ask if MRI scans at 6 and 12 months in a larger set of high-risk infants could predict an autism diagnosis at age 2. Some had older siblings with autism, and were considered high-risk. The researchers took images of the all the babies' brains at six, 12, and 24 months.

by | February 13, 2017 | 00:57

Having picked up another shot at 15, he rolled in a 16-footer for birdie at the par-three 17th, and left himself inches for a birdie at 18. United States Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk carded a two-under-par 70 on Spyglass one day after integrating the new points system for his hopeful team members.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:44

This story just won't go away and that's probably what Phil wants. Anthony recently said he would consider a trade if the Knicks entered full rebuild mode. The Knicks have continued to spiral downwards while the controversy has grown. Anthony has allies in both Cleveland and Los Angeles, and the Clippers could facilitate a three-team trade to acquire the star forward in exchange for a package that does not include any of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin or DeAndre Jordan.

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:15

Uber is pressing forward with its "flying car" initiative - otherwise known as Uber Elevate - by hiring a 30-year veteran of NASA to serve as its director of engineering for aviation. " Uber continues to see its role as an catalyst to the growing developing VTOL ecosystem", said Goel in the statement . Moore's commitment to such a future is extremely apparent.

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:45

So what do we know about Apple's iPhone manufacturing plans in India so far? CEO Tim Cook visited the country that month; the company announced a development "accelerator" in Bangalore, and also opened an office in Hyderabad to house 4,000 Maps developers.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:48

Ashwal explains that Mauritius is about 9 million years old, but rocks older than 3 billion years were found on the island. It is thought Mauritia separated from the rest of the continent around 60 million years ago. It is thought that Mauritia was a part of a larger continent called Gondwana which smashed into Pangea and later broke away to create South America, Antarctica, Africa and Australia.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:48

That's up 51 percent from revenue of $5.84 billion a year ago. Average mobile DAUs rose 23%, to 1.15 billion, in December, while monthly mobile MAUs reached 1.74 billion, up 21% from a year earlier. As of Wednesday's close, Facebook Inc. shares had increased 16 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has increased nearly 2 percent.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:45

Senator Heidi Heitkamp also weighed in on the decision. Then in his first week in office, President Trump signed an Executive Order to speed up just such environmental reviews and approvals for large-scale infrastructure projects. President Donald Trump tapped Judge Neil Gorsuch of Denver as his Supreme Court nominee, picking a conservative in the mold of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:44

Without elaborating, he said he had tried dedicating himself to resolving a national crisis and achieving unity, but that his "pure patriotism" and push for political reform were badly damaged by political slander and "fake news" that targeted him.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:43

The Tesla Model S narrowly missed the top safety designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) by earning an "acceptable" rating in the small overlap front crash test. The four vehicles crash tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety all got high marks. The BMW i3 , a small electric city auto, was rated "acceptable" and "not good " on head restraints and seat safety.

by | February 01, 2017 | 01:22

Trump had spoken about implementing a new plan to defeat the Islamic State, also called ISIS, at a campaign appearance in North Carolina in September. Mr. Trump vowed to defeat ISIS/Daesh during the campaign. The use of the term genocide represents a significant break from the Obama administration, which faced criticism for deciding against using the phrase.

by | January 30, 2017 | 01:01

It is also to pay tributes to the astronauts of the Shuttle Columbia , who died on February 1, 2003, when the spaceship broke apart as it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere. The hatch is now at display at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Kelvin Manning, associate director of the Kennedy Space Center, said a memorial for the Apollo 1 mission was accidentally overlooked likely because it wasn't in their generation and wasn't "on [their] radar".

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:47

The memo also ordered that no new posts be made to any agency blogs, that staff send a list of any external speaking arrangements, that no new documents be uploaded to any public website, and that "incoming media requests will be carefully screened".

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:46

Back then, Musk complained that " traffic is driving me nuts ". Musk claims the tunnel will start at SpaceX across from his desk and go to " Crenshaw and the 105 Freeway ", a distance of roughly half a mile. It would be a relatively short tunnel, but you have to start somewhere. "Its not that hard, but if you have tunnels in cities, it would massively alleviate congestion and you could have tunnels at all different levels; you could probably have 30 layers of tunnels and completely fix the ...

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:43

As a case in point, consider a recent conversation founder Elon Musk participated in over the weekend on Twitter . Similarly, the company is trying to calibrate sensors with the launch of the Enhanced Autopilot's first phase in shadow mode, in which the features run in the background without taking the vehicle control.

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:51

New England Patriots fans chanted the name of National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell in the fourth quarter of the AFC Championship Game as the Patriots steadily secured their ticket to Super Bowl LI by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers, 36-17.

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:49

Nearly the entire plot of The Force Awakens-other than destroying yet another Death Star-like contraption-was trying to find Luke Skywalker, who went into hiding after something went wrong involving his Jedi academy. Carrie Fisher shot scenes as Gen. Leia Organa for " The Last Jedi " before her death in December. " The Last Jedi " will pick up where "The Force Awakens" left off with the entire cast including Ridley, Hamill, John Boyega , Adam Driver , Domhnall Gleeson , Lupita ...

by | January 23, 2017 | 00:57

Astronomer Stephen Kane from San Francisco State University, in his research focused on finding " habitable zones " where water could exist in a liquid state on a planet's surface. With a mass, almost 4.3 times more than that of Earth and radius more than 1.5 times from earth, the second exoplanets from Wolf Star system is the second closest possible habitable planet.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:43

In the document the NHTSA released today, the administration found that the AEB system was "designed to avoid or mitigate rear end collisions" but that "braking for crossing path collisions, such as that present in the Florida fatal crash, are outside the expected performance capabilities of the system".

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:58

The GISS Surface Temperature Analysis (GISTEMP) is an estimate of global surface temperature change employed not only by NASA, but also other organizations as well (such as NOAA). 'We don't expect record years every year, but the ongoing long-term warming trend is clear, ' said Gavin Schmidt, director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies .

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:55

Fire Emblem is one of Nintendo's more popular and mature franchises, and when the Japanese gaming giant finally announced previous year that it was jumping into the mobile gaming bandwagon, we got the happy news that Fire Emblem will be one of the games they will be bringing to mobile.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:43

NASA states that this development continues a decades-long warming trend that has been observed with global surface temperatures. Those are absurd statements, as it has been shown (repeatedly) that (1) Carbon dioxide traps heat and exerts major influence on Earth's temperature when its concentration increases or decreases; (2) Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and since the 1950s, numerous observed changes are unprecedented over decades to millennia; and (3) Human influence has ...

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:33

He added it's "complete nonsense" to imply Russian intelligence services "chase after every American billionaire" who comes through Moscow. In an interview with The Times of London published on Monday, Trump said he will offer to end sanctions imposed on Russian Federation if the Kremlin agrees to "substantially" reduce its nuclear weapons arsenal.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:15

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is withdrawing all staff from its space-age Halley VI base from March to November. The organisation said while there was no immediate risk to its 88 staff working at the station the new crack "presents a complex glaciological picture" and that it would be extremely hard to evacuate during the winter if the ice shelf fractured.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:15

The Jamaica Estates house that acted as President-Elect Donald Trump's childhood home is up for auction today, a spokeswoman for Manhattan's Paramount Realty USA said . Instead, he's expecting to see the property sold around $2-4 million. Before this, the home last changed hands in 2008, when it was purchased for $782,500.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:15

DeVos, a conservative billionaire, will receive a confirmation hearing on Tuesday afternoon before the Senate health, education, labor and pensions committee. They're among almost 150 "state-level elected leaders in all 50 states" who say they support DeVos, a wealthy Republican donor who carries financial and political clout.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:43

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company's first launch since a fireball engulfed a similar rocket on a Florida launch pad more than four months ago.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:46

She has already been stripped of the gold medal she claimed in London and the world title she won in 2005, so this is her third fail. Liu also tested positive for sibutramine, a banned stimulant. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped the three of their gold medals, won in Beijing in 2008. Four athletes have been disqualified from the London 2012 Olympics: Turkish weightlifter Sibel Simsek, Azerbaijani lifter Intigam Zairov and Armenian Norayr Vardanyan.