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Research How to watch the Geminid meteor shower on Wednesday
Author: 0 How to watch the Geminid meteor shower on Wednesday

This year, with the moon nearly absent around the time of the shower, they are expected to look magical. "The thin, waning crescent Moon won't spoil the show", Cooke said. "When you see a meteor, try to trace it backward", said Cooke. The Gemini meteor shower is present in the constellation Gemini. It'll take 20-30 minutes for your eyes to adjust to the dark.

Research Google Pixel 2 Gets New Star Wars AR Stickers
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 Gets New Star Wars AR Stickers

Google has said it will release more AR sticker packs over time. Right from the BB-8 to X-Wings and Stormtroopers, Star Wars fans with a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL are going to have a ball with the AR stickers . Finally, Android Oreo 8.1 comes with SmartSelect, which recognises text when long pressed, highlights the relevant words, and then recommends a next logical step via a suggested app.

Research NASA To Reveal Its Breakthrough Discovery From Alien-Hunting Telescope
Author: 0 NASA To Reveal Its Breakthrough Discovery From Alien-Hunting Telescope

The recently released press release by the officials' states, "The discovery was made by researchers using machine learning from Google ". All that's known about the announcement scheduled to be made via media teleconference on December 14, is that the discovery was made through feeding Kepler's collected data through an artificial intelligence system made by Google.

Research New Street Fighter 5 Fighters / Characters Launch With Season 3
Author: 0 New Street Fighter 5 Fighters / Characters Launch With Season 3

This new version will include everything from the original release of Street Fighter V , along with the addition of brand new gameplay-related content including Arcade Mode, Extra Battle Mode, new V-Trigger moves, Gallery, a completely redesigned User Interface and more.

Research UAE's Al Jazira to face Real Madrid in Club World Cup
Author: 0 UAE's Al Jazira to face Real Madrid in Club World Cup

In the other semi-final, Copa Libertadores champions Gremio will play Mexico's Pachuca on Tuesday in Al Ain. They have won the Intercontinental Cup, an earlier version of the tournament, three times also. "This is how we play, with a big heart". "We're really motivated after a great game against Sevilla and we're on a good run at the moment". "We might not have the best players".

Research You can finally order the Google Home Max in the US
Author: 0 You can finally order the Google Home Max in the US

Google Home Max was made for the person who wants a smart home speaker that's able to hold its own when playing music. That happens to be today, and as it turns out, the device is now available from Best Buy and Verizon , priced at $399.

Research Geminids meteor shower set to peak this week
Author: 0 Geminids meteor shower set to peak this week

Oh and by the way, 3200 Phaethon is not one of those killer asteroids that's expected to bash into the Earth someday, at least not for now. Conspiracy theorists claim the Earth is due a direct hit with an asteroid. The Geminids , active from December 4 to December 17, are usually the most awaited meteor shower of the year. Meteors appear all over the sky. "This shower shows a clumping effect: you see burst of a few meteors, and then nothing happens for next few minutes".

Research Google Home Mini update brings back touch controls for audio playback
Author: 0 Google Home Mini update brings back touch controls for audio playback

So far, the side of the smart speakers was only used for controlling the volume, but with the update, you can get access to some extra functionality too. Despite affecting a fraction of devices, Google chose to disable the touch sensor on all of them with an update. But top on the middle seems to be second-nature for users than pressing long on the sides.

Research California wildfires: Flames as seen from space
Author: 0 California wildfires: Flames as seen from space

The fire expanded to 4 square miles (10 square kilometers) in a matter of hours and tore through the tightly packed Rancho Monserate Country Club community in the small city of Fallbrook, known for its avocado orchards and horse ranches. And three from the Twitter feed of cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy aboard the International Space Station . On 6 December American astronaut Randy Bresnik said: "I was asked this evening if we can see the SoCal fires from space".

Author: 0 Shazam! Apple to acquire music naming app for $400 Million?

A decade ago, Apple's iPhone helped make a music-tech star out of Shazam , the app that, nearly like magic, could identify a song just by hearing a few seconds of it. Privately held Shazam was founded in 1999, and initially worked by using mobile phones' SMS text-messaging features to ID a song. Buying out Shazam would also rid Apple of having to pay Shazam for click-throughs to iTunes purchases like it does now.

Research Ford and Alibaba sign strategic agreement
Author: 0 Ford and Alibaba sign strategic agreement

When Roadshow reached Alibaba and Ford reps by phone, neither immediately offered a comment on this story. The source said the proposal could mean that cars purchased online were delivered to buyers by franchised Ford retail stores, which would maintain and fix the vehicles.

Research Accumulating snow moves in for the weekend
Author: 0 Accumulating snow moves in for the weekend

Today: Mostly cloudy, slight breeze. Sunday: Partly cloudy, blustery and cold. We will see a brief warm-up with that system with highs in the upper 30s Monday afternoon, but more cold, arctic air will push in to reinforce the existing arctic blast by the middle to the end of next week with highs next Friday only reaching the low 20s.

Research Fortnite Battle Royale - 50 vs 50 Mode Announced, Cross-Platform Support Hinted
Author: 0 Fortnite Battle Royale - 50 vs 50 Mode Announced, Cross-Platform Support Hinted

It is a 50v50 "last-team standing" map that pits teams of 50 in a fight to the finish. Fortnite: Battle Royale is free to play on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, so everyone can enjoy the new mode before it's gone. If it indeed wins the award amongst its highly-rated rivals, it is because of Epic Game's continued support for the fan favorite Fortnite . 50 vs 50 Mode in Fortnite Battle Royale will be available only until December 17, 2017.

Research Bharti Airtel, Intex tie up for new smartphones
Author: 0 Bharti Airtel, Intex tie up for new smartphones

It is third such phone by Airtel which has already launched two phones partnering with Karbonn and Celkon , with intex becoming the third company to partner with the telecom giant. The phone comes with an 8GB of internal storage that can further be expanded up to 128GB with the help of a microSD card. The consumers will get a cash refund of Rs 500 after 18 months and another Rs 1,000 after 36 months.

Research Watch the first trailer for PUBG's new Miramar desert map
Author: 0 Watch the first trailer for PUBG's new Miramar desert map

It's called Miramar, and it was shown in motion for the first time Thursday night during The Game Awards. Thankfully, the game's development team over at PUBG Corporation have acknowledged the need for variety and today's Game Awards event was the flawless time to display what new map Miramar has to offer.

Research Really bright Geminid meteor shower could be coming
Author: 0 Really bright Geminid meteor shower could be coming

The Geminids have historically been one of the most brilliant meteor showers of the year. Geminids meteor shower 2017: What is it? For the Geminids, that number can go as high as 120 meteors per hour. Most meteor showers are the dust of comets from previous passages through Earth's orbit. Unlike many meteor showers identified with active comets, the Geminids are now known to be produced by debris left behind by the asteroid 3200 Phaethon, discovered in 1982.

Research Dying Light getting Bad Blood standalone PvP expansion
Author: 0 Dying Light getting Bad Blood standalone PvP expansion

There's no release date available for the Bad Blood expansion, but the studio has posted a sign-up page for the game's upcoming global playtest. According to the developer, Bad Blood retains the core of what made people fall in love with Dying Light in the first place.

Research 'Mario + Rabbids' gets a free versus battle mode tomorrow
Author: 0 'Mario + Rabbids' gets a free versus battle mode tomorrow

Players will use turn-based combat to strategically move their heroes across the battlefield to gain higher ground, utilize the pipe system and destructible environments, and receive a friendly boost from their teammates to get into their optimal firing position.

Research David Cassidy snubbed daughter in will
Author: 0 David Cassidy snubbed daughter in will

David Cassidy deliberately left his daughter out of his will and bequeathed his entire estate to his son , Beau , instead. Meanwhile, Cassidy also mentioned his three half siblings in his will, and they will receive anything "music memorabilia".