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Research Birdlike Dinosaur Had Iridescent Feathers, Scientists Say
Author: 0 Birdlike Dinosaur Had Iridescent Feathers, Scientists Say

The fossil had pancake-shaped melanosomes that were similar to hummingbirds - which have iridescent feathers. An worldwide team of researchers, led by Dr Dongyu Hu of the Shenyang Normal University, found the immaculate fossil in the Hebei region of China.

Research The Fortnite Map is Receiving a Major Update
Author: 0 The Fortnite Map is Receiving a Major Update

The quick two-minute development update goes over some high level changes you can expect to see when the Fortnite update goes live, with much more detailed patch notes expected to come sometime next week. Epic Games requested players to share their thoughts on the matter and they were quick to express their point of view. The representative from Epic Games stated that they are also aware of the strategic elements that friendly fire brings to Fortnite .

Research Toyota Finally Adopts Apple CarPlay
Author: 0 Toyota Finally Adopts Apple CarPlay

Toyota has confirmed it will finally embrace CarPlay in its 2019 Avalon and other vehicles launching this year. It will require an iPhone to be connected by USB. Designed and assembled in the USA, the new 2019 Toyota Avalon with be loaded with technology from the interior to the engine bay. Kia's third-generation Forte will also pack standard CarPlay with a built-in 8-inch screen and optional wireless charging that works iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X.

Research PS4 Japan Opens Beta Sing-ups, Firmware 5.50 Testing Begins
Author: 0 PS4 Japan Opens Beta Sing-ups, Firmware 5.50 Testing Begins

Set to accept applicants from Japan , the US and Europe until January 23, the beta will test the the first update for the system of 2018. Registering for the beta is super easy: simply head over the over to the official PlayStation sign-up page and enter the required information.

Research Mercedes-AMG 53 models on the way
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG 53 models on the way

Like all AMG models, the 53-series will come with upgraded materials and unique displays, with a standard dual 12.3-inch digital display for a full widescreen digital gauge cockpit. This is powered by the 48 volt electrical system, itself fed by an "EQ Boost" starter-alternator, which is positioned between the engine and nine-speed automatic gearbox, and which is capable of directly feeding the drivetrain an additional 16kW and 250Nm in short spurts.

Research Pakistani soldiers die in Kashmir border clash
Author: 0 Pakistani soldiers die in Kashmir border clash

Pakistan lodged a formal protest with Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh on Monday over the recent "unprovoked ceasefire violations" in the disputed Kashmir region by the Indian forces, which killed four Pakistani soldiers. At least 5 Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants were killed by security forces. The statement added that Indian army men were busy in line communication maintenance when they were fired upon by the Pakistani soldiers.

Research Google pulls malware-laden apps that served porn to kids
Author: 0 Google pulls malware-laden apps that served porn to kids

In reality, they are just downloading more malware . Among the different ways that "Adult Swine" affects users is by displaying porn ads within games, and numerous titles it appeared in were aimed at children. The most popular app that had been infected was called " Five Nights Survival Craft " and may have been downloaded up to five million times. " We've removed the apps from Play, disabled the developers' accounts, and will continue to show strong warnings to anyone that has installed ...

Research Ford plans to invest 11 billion Dollars in development of electric cars
Author: 0 Ford plans to invest 11 billion Dollars in development of electric cars

This was confirmed by Ford Chairman Bill Ford at the Detroit Auto Show . Ford also introduced a new Bullitt Mustang , honoring the 51st anniversary of the legendary 1968 movie, and a high-performance ST version of the Edge crossover. Ford plans to ramp up investment in the electric vehicle industry to $11 billion by 2022. It plans to begin production of a hybrid version of its F-150 truck at a plant in Dearborn, Michigan, in 2020.

Research Kia Forte: All-new model debuts
Author: 0 Kia Forte: All-new model debuts

Designers also pushed the point where the windshield meets the hood back by five inches to give the vehicle a longer hood and a more powerful appearance. Kia says that this results in smoother acceleration with a step-shift-like feel that mimics a conventional automatic. Kia wrapped the transmission case in a sound-insulating cover to improve NVH and to ensure that the CVT doesn't get noisy.

Research Freedom Planet Teased For Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Freedom Planet Teased For Nintendo Switch

It's likely that this is just a port, though, so fans hoping for a sequel will just have to stay tuned and keep asking, since it's past the original projected 2017 release date. A Nintendo Switch Emulator has finally surfaced, yes, while we were all expecting to see some sort of emulation happen sooner or later, this is quite fast.

Research Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime Details Leaked Ahead of Launch!
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime Details Leaked Ahead of Launch!

Now ahead of the launch, the smartphone has been spotted on GFXBench benchmarking website. That again is the same as we have seen with the S8, which quite reinforces what is being speculated all along, that the S9 will carry forward the same Infinity Display theme that first debuted with the S8.

Research Nintendo Change is fastest-selling United States house console
Author: 0 Nintendo Change is fastest-selling United States house console

Even with the Xbox One selling more consoles in December 2017 than it ever has before, though, it was still outperformed by the Nintendo Switch . Runner3 is the latest entry in the Bit.Trip series. After a month of rumors (and few trolling tweets ), Nintendo uploaded a surprise 15-minute Nintendo Direct morning. In the game, players will guide Madeline as she climbs any and all surfaces possible as she ascends Celeste Mountain if she has the stamina possible.

Research Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Just As Rugged, Much More Refined
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Just As Rugged, Much More Refined

The interior combines muscle and luxury, making sure not to stray too far from the G-Class's design heritage. And despite its unbelievable off-road prowess and capability, the vast majority of them are outfitted as super-luxurious, super-expensive family vehicles for the 1 percent crowd.

Author: 0 PS4 and Xbox One generation is "past its peak" claims expert

The Direct kicked off with a Nintendo Switch port of the 2007 Nintendo DS game , The World Ends with You . Dark Souls Remastered is heading to the Nintendo Switch on May 25th, 2018. In terms of actual new first party games, only two real titles were featured: Kirby Star Allies and Mario Tennis Aces . There will be a variety of missions, boss battles and more.

Research Facebook Shares Take a Dip after News Feed Overhaul
Author: 0 Facebook Shares Take a Dip after News Feed Overhaul

In an interview with New York Times , Zuckerberg further emphasised his desire to make social media meaningful, not just fun, and something that's "good for people". That said, Facebook could choose to ramp up the number of ads it shows, known as its "ad load", though it has expressed reluctance to do so in recent quarters.

Author: 0 Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stake Increased by DnB Asset Management AS

It has outperformed by 34.26% the S&P500. Korea Investment Corp bought 16,740 shares as the company's stock rose 10.88% with the market. Essex Finance Services reported 3,384 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. It increased, as 19 investors sold TISI shares while 23 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Tesla, Inc .

Research Steep slopes on Mars reveal structure of buried ice
Author: 0 Steep slopes on Mars reveal structure of buried ice

The ice sheets extend from just below the surface to a depth of 100 meters or more and appear to contain distinct layers. In addition, any future exploration and settlement of Mars will rely on ice deposits such as these as a source of water.

Research Mario Tennis Aces Announced for Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Mario Tennis Aces Announced for Nintendo Switch

At this morning's Nintendo Direct mini, The Big N showed off a new title in the Mario Tennis series, coming to Nintendo Switch . It's Nintendo's big release ahead of Easter 2018, so there's a lot riding on it. They were nearly always faster and more agile - and universally less ridiculous looking. Another platformer, Matt Makes Games' Celeste , will let you climb risky mountains on February 27.

Research Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Revealed in Detroit
Author: 0 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Revealed in Detroit

New to the now eight trim-level strong lineup are the sporty RST and LT Trailboss, which boosts the Silverado's Z71 off-road package with a two-inch lift, 33-inch tires, skid plates and a blacked out grille and bumpers. Both V8s will use a new technology called Dynamic Fuel Management which can shut down any number of cylinders between one and seven. For reference, the Ram's 3.0 liter EcoDiesel engine delivers just 10 HP and 20 lb-ft less than Ford's diesel equivalent.