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It will be the fifth time the two teams have faced each other in the Olympic final since women's hockey was introduced to the program at the 1998 Nagano Games. We've learned from things in the past but we're looking forward. Americans besides the women's hockey team could win gold. "Canada's Olympians - both past and present - inspire our nation to not only come together to support our athletes, but also to get involved in sport and active, healthy lifestyles", said Donna Iampieri, ...
  • Eyes in the sky for 'super blue blood moon'

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    NASA has said that people all across the globe - if you have access to the internet - will still be able to view the entire show wherever they are. The astronomical spectacle projected for Wednesday morning happens once in a blue moon .
  • White House Calls For End to ISS Funding in 2025

    White House Calls For End to ISS Funding in 2025

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    The latter option requires freeing up funding, some of which could come from a U.S. withdrawal from the ISS. The report mentions that the ISS' end of operational lifetime is set to happen in 2028, and commercial space companies and researchers would like Nasa to continue funding it till then.
  • Apple To Allow You To Access All Your Health Records From iPhone

    Apple To Allow You To Access All Your Health Records From iPhone

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    Note: Apple has stated that the iOS 11.3 build now available to developers does not have the battery management options. The stable build will be rolled out this spring for the iPhone 5s and later models; all iPad Air and iPad Pro models; iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 2 and later models, as well as the iPod touch 6th generation.
  • Tesla in autopilot mode crashes in California

    Tesla in autopilot mode crashes in California

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    A Tesla sedan slammed into a fire truck on Los Angeles' heavily trafficked 405 freeway, on Monday. The driver reports the Tesla was on autopilot and he was not paying attention. At the time, the NTSB criticised Tesla amongst other vehicle makers for measuring driver awareness by tracking steering wheel movement. The driver had a blood alcohol content almost double the legal limit and a tenuous relationship with consciousness when his vehicle slammed into the back of a parked firetruck on ...
  • Rocket Lab successfully reaches orbit and deploys payloads

    Rocket Lab successfully reaches orbit and deploys payloads

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    Celebrating the launch, Rocket Lab - which was founded by Peter Beck, a New Zealander, in 2006 - called the achievement the "beginning of a new era in commercial access to space". The company has become the second in the world to have put something in orbit, and New Zealand the 11th nation. In theory, the successful Electron flight places the completion of a lunar mission by the deadline for Moon Express inside the realm of possibility.
  • Facebook testing local news section on its platform

    Facebook testing local news section on its platform

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    Commentators point out that the social network's reported foray into local news publishing segment comes at a time when it is looking to fix the problem of misinformation and fake news on its platform. On the flipside, the report notes that while users may appreciate the local aspect of " Today In ", Facebook could have trouble attracting advertisers to feeds that are smaller and less diverse in nature.
  • Do Not Disturb Feature Coming to Xbox One

    Do Not Disturb Feature Coming to Xbox One

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    Apparently, Microsoft is looking to update Xbox Achievements with a new "Careers" system and other special Avatar bonuses. As well as, see which Achievements you are closest to, and launch the game to obtain them. Additional inactivity shutdown options are being added to the Power mode & startup menu. Since the new Xbox Avatars won't arrive until early 2018 , it looks like Microsoft may be bringing new surprises with Xbox Achievements too.
  • NVIDIA BFGDs 65-inch 4K 120Hz Display With G-SYNC Launched

    NVIDIA BFGDs 65-inch 4K 120Hz Display With G-SYNC Launched

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    This is something that we did not expect to see from Nvidia but CES 2018 seems like a great platform to announce the 65-inch Nvidia gaming display. A new big gaming displays are about to appear on the market. The supersized Predator gaming display builds on the same top-of-the-line specifications that its smaller cousins boast, and integrates NVIDIA SHIELD streaming capabilities to play movies and TV shows in stunning 4K HDR .
  • First blue supermoon lunar eclipse in 150 years coming in January 31

    First blue supermoon lunar eclipse in 150 years coming in January 31

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    According to the USA space agency, the second supermoon will feature a total lunar eclipse "with totality viewable from western North America across the pacific to Eastern Asia". You can see if your location will be one of those witnessing a total eclipse on this EarthSky map. Unfortunately because of the location of the moon when the eclipse is set to occur, not everyone on the planet will be able to see it.