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Amazon lets you create customized skills with Alexa Skills Blueprints

Amazon lets you create customized skills with Alexa Skills Blueprints Just fill in the blanks and your Blueprints skill can be made and launched in a matter of minutes. Essentially the system works by sending you through a series of templates that will walk you through the entire process, letting you develop games, learning tools, stories, and more. [Full Article...]

NASA Leans on AI to Search for Intelligent Life

NASA Leans on AI to Search for Intelligent Life The targets TESS finds are going to be fantastic subjects for research for decades to come. SpaceX said all systems and weather were "go" for blast-off on Wednesday of its first high-priority science mission for NASA, a planet-hunting space telescope whose launch was delayed for two days by a rocket-guidance glitch. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Is About to Launch NASA's Latest Satellite

SpaceX Is About to Launch NASA's Latest Satellite Additional partners include Orbital ATK, NASA's Ames Research Center, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the Space Telescope Science Institute. Ricker said: 'TESS is going to dramatically increase the number of planets that we have to study. Over the course of its two-year mission, TESS ( Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite ) will scan nearly the entire sky, using four cam... [Full Article...]

'Dark Souls: Remastered' For Switch, Solaire Of Astora Amiibo Delayed

'Dark Souls: Remastered' For Switch, Solaire Of Astora Amiibo Delayed This is a slight step back from the title being showcased at PAX East, however the publisher has tried to assure fans that "this time will ultimately be used to improve your journey to Lordran". Switch owners will have to wait a bit longer but will be well worth the wait playing Souls on the go. Solaire of Astora is a Warrior of Sunlight who appears throughout Dark Souls . [Full Article...]

EA to Bring Back Micro-transactions in Battlefront 2

EA to Bring Back Micro-transactions in Battlefront 2 Plus, if you want, you can use the play-generated Credits currency to pick up these "Appearances" instead. As mentioned, the new update will also let you play as those loveable (?) scamps the Ewoks in a new limited-time mode, Ewok Hunt . [Full Article...]

Mark Zuckerberg unscathed by congressional grilling, stock rises

Mark Zuckerberg unscathed by congressional grilling, stock rises For some services like emails etc, you can use a different browser (say Chrome) in default mode so that your passwords and website settings etc are saved. Democrat Bobby Rush was in the process of asking Mr Zuckerberg when he learned that Facebook allowed advertisers prevent ads from being shown to certain minority groups, a possible violation of civil rights laws. [Full Article...]

Hungary's anti-immigration premier wins election again

Hungary's anti-immigration premier wins election again Almost-complete results showed by the following morning that Fidesz was likely to have won a two-thirds supermajority in Parliament, with 133 of 199 seats, enough to alter the constitution. Still, relations between Orban and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have been weighed down by their differences over immigration. Orban has sought to portray himself as a defender of Christian Europe against... [Full Article...]

Ancient human fossil finger found in Arabia could rewrite our species' history

Ancient human fossil finger found in Arabia could rewrite our species' history A basic visual examination suggested it belonged to Homo sapiens , Groucutt said. Playing a vital role in the excavation of the finger bone, Griffith University palynologist Dr Julien Louys helped locate and identify the fossil at the dig site, while ARCHE's head of research Professor Rainer GrĂ¼n, was the one responsible for calculating the age of the mysterious find at his Australian laborat... [Full Article...]

Nokia 7 Plus First Impression: Will it create an impact?

Nokia 7 Plus First Impression: Will it create an impact? Along with the three new smartphones, the HMD India also announced a new online store for the Nokia smartphones in India. - The Nokia 8 Sirocco spiritually takes on last year's OnePlus 5T, Galaxy S8 and Pixel 2, to name a few. Over 60 percent faster than its award-winning predecessor, it now offers enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics, USB-C fast-charging, a more compact screen-to-body ratio, N... [Full Article...]

Villanova head coach Jay Wright thanks the Philadelphia Eagles

Villanova head coach Jay Wright thanks the Philadelphia Eagles His name won't show up in any box score from Villanova's run through the tournament two years ago, but he played as big a role as anyone in bringing that championship back to Philly. Big man Moe Wagner was a focal point, and seniors Abdur-Rahkman and Duncan Robinson made significant contributions. Zavier Simpson replaced him and led the team in a completely different way, setting the tone on defen... [Full Article...]

Far Cry 5 First Live Event Offers Weapon Skin and Outfit

Far Cry 5 First Live Event Offers Weapon Skin and Outfit Beware though cause molotovs and flamethrowers won't do the trick, you have to be more creative to complete this task. There are two separate sets of rewards for the event. Shotguns with Incendiary Shells - these pack the usual punch of a shotgun, and set things on fire. It might seem odd that Ubisoft chose setting animals on fire for a live event but it certainly speaks to the tone of Far... [Full Article...]

Spider-Man release date for PS4 unveiled

Spider-Man release date for PS4 unveiled Pre-orders will include three spidey skins but only one (the spider-punk suit) has been revealed , and early buyers will also get a few extras like an in-game spider drone and some PSN avatars and themes. Spider-Man is sure to be another big seller on PS4. The game will not have any kind of comic or movie tie-in, and will instead be an all new story about Spidey. [Full Article...]