• ESA's PLATO deep-space observatory to join hunt for new planets
ESA's PLATO deep-space observatory to join hunt for new planets

From the data, we can tell that the researchers rely on quite a surprising division between Earth-like planets and some mini-Neptunes. The presence of liquid water means that a planet could potentially develop life, or one day host a human colony.

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  • Weaker TS Cindy makes landfall late tonight
Weaker TS Cindy makes landfall late tonight

The Tennessee Valley Authority said it was lowering some lake levels to add water storage capacity for rains from Cindy. Forecasters warned 6 to 9 inches (15-22 cms) of rain and up to 12 inches (30 cms) in spots was the biggest threat in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle.

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  • United Airlines converts 100-jet Boeing order into 737 MAX 10s
United Airlines converts 100-jet Boeing order into 737 MAX 10s

China's Okay Airways ordered a mix of Boeing aircraft, including eight 737 MAX 10s. "We have no intention of sharing that market with them, albeit a smaller market than we might have thought". "( Boeing's ) explanation is we'll fly more flights. Boeing unveiled plans for a newer and bigger version of its 737 Max aircraft as it intensifies i...

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  • New Blade Runner 2049 Footage
New Blade Runner 2049 Footage

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter , Villeneuve described why he took on this seemingly daunting project, and how he views it. Nearly 35 years ago to the day, Ridley Scott , Hampton Fancher, and David Peoples dreamed up a neo-noir masterpiece in the form of Blade Runner , one that was loosely inspired by Philip K.

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  • LG V30 could be unveiled at IFA in Berlin
LG V30 could be unveiled at IFA in Berlin

A rumour was found on the Chinese microblogging website, webio which quotes the V30 will come with the company's own OLED screen, 6GB of RAM and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. The upcoming LG V30 is said to come with poweful specs, new thrilling features and the first smartphone to run Android O. Unlike the V20 , the V30 won't have a removab...

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  • Europe is spending spend a fortune to look for aliens
Europe is spending spend a fortune to look for aliens

Launch is expected in 2034. The probes will each look for Earth-like planets and detect gravitational waves . Those frequencies would be generated by mergers of the supermassive black holes that sit at the center of galaxies - and require interferometer "arms" so long that they could only be constructed in space.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy forms in the Gulf of Mexico
Tropical Storm Cindy forms in the Gulf of Mexico

For state officials in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, their greatest concern is flooding. This satellite image taken Tuesday, June 20, and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Tropical Storm Cindy over the Gulf of Mexico approaching the Gulf Coast.

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  • National Aboriginal Day helping Nanaimo youth connect with culture
National Aboriginal Day helping Nanaimo youth connect with culture

But no longer will it stand as an offensive reminder to a segment of the Canadian population. Barry Ledoux is a sergeant with the aboriginal policing unit in Saskatchewan. We have a lot of hard work ahead, and it is to all of our benefit that Indigenous Peoples be given a lead role in shaping the future of this country.

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  • EPA warned Fiat Chrysler about diesel defeat devices in 2015
EPA warned Fiat Chrysler about diesel defeat devices in 2015

The stock has a Return on Assets of 0 percent, Return on Investment of 0 percent and a Return on Equity of 0 percent. For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.is 181.8%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 27.9%.

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  • Arshad Warsi's Mumbai Bungalow Partly Demolished For Allegedly Illegal Construction
Arshad Warsi's Mumbai Bungalow Partly Demolished For Allegedly Illegal Construction

With the bungalow locked, civic officials carried out only partial demolition. Warsi and his wife reportedly bought the bungalow in 2012 from a retired Air India captain. Some reports suggested that BMC had stuck a demolition notice on the bungalow No. 10 in Air India Co-operative Society ( Shantiniketan ). Inspite of the illegal construction, ...

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  • Uber's CEO takes leave as recommended by outside team
Uber's CEO takes leave as recommended by outside team

The report recommends a massive overhaul for the company accused of promoting a toxic " bro culture " under Kalanick's leadership. The board is still supportive of Mr Kalanick , Uber's chief executive, but his role at Uber could change as he decides whether to take personal leave.

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  • Total War: Warhammer II Release Date and Deluxe Edition Announced
Total War: Warhammer II Release Date and Deluxe Edition Announced

Each Legendary Lord has a unique geographical starting position, and each race offers a distinctive new play style with unique campaign mechanics, narrative, methods of war, armies, monsters, Lores of Magic, legendary characters, and staggering new battlefield bombardment abilities.

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  • Cities: Skylines Coming To PlayStation 4
Cities: Skylines Coming To PlayStation 4

A city-building game that set sales records for Paradox when it launched on PC, Cities: Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition will include the base game and After Dark expansion, as well as "controller-friendly gameplay and UI". Build the city of your dreams - You will have to plan the road networks, bus lines and parks, education health care and mor...

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  • Queen's Speech Unveils Brexit-Focused Agenda At Troubled Time
Queen's Speech Unveils Brexit-Focused Agenda At Troubled Time

Prime Minister May has cancelled the Queen's Speech next year , which means a two-year parliamentary session will take place rather than the traditional one-year session. The Queen's Speech lacked the usual level of pomp and pageantry, with the Queen ditching her traditional red velvet Robe of State and crown for a blue day dress and hat, and swap...

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  • Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure
Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Investors fingered included one of Uber's largest shareholders, Benchmark. He will remain on the Uber Technologies Inc. board. This was done so via a letter titled "Moving Uber Forward" which was delivered to Kalanick while the CEO was in Chicago.

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  • Shakeup in Saudi Arabia line of succession to throne
Shakeup in Saudi Arabia line of succession to throne

He also had been Saudi Arabia's interior minister - another job that will now be filled by Mohammed bin Salman . The council consists of sons of Abdulaziz Al Saud, the founder of Saudi Arabia . A foreign diplomat had told AFP on Tuesday that Mohammed bin Nayef was politically "getting weaker, more marginalised", after continuous chippin...

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  • Blizzard patch notes reveal Legendary skins and major hero news
Blizzard patch notes reveal Legendary skins and major hero news

Home to the backstory behind Winston, the lovable gorilla with the mind of a genius, the Horizon Lunar Colony was a research base that, among other things, raised and tested on gorillas. The hitbox for his head has been shrunk to improve his survivability, but his primary change comes to his weapon. The health orbs Reaper creates when killing e...

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  • Uber's CEO Announces His Resignation And Hands In His Car Keys
Uber's CEO Announces His Resignation And Hands In His Car Keys

The investors included Bill Gurley as one of the partners on Uber's board, one of Uber's biggest shareholders, the venture capital firm Benchmark. Dan Primack, business editor of the Axios news service, was one of the first to report the investor demands for Mr Kalanick to go.

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  • Selena Gomez's Coach Campaign Makes Its Fabulous Debut
Selena Gomez's Coach Campaign Makes Its Fabulous Debut

In the following months, the actress and singer was seen wearing Coach pieces, from a graphic sweatshirt and handbag on the street, to a head-to-toe look at the Met Gala. Before her days as a Coach fashionista, Selena Gomez previously had her own teen fashion line for Kmart called Dream Out Loud. " To me, she speaks to a generation; she conne...

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  • Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following pressure from shareholders
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following pressure from shareholders

When Uber announced Kalanick's sabbatical last week, the company said he needed time to grieve the recent death of his mother. Revenue increased to $3.4bn in the first quarter, while losses narrowed - although they remain substantial at $708m.

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