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Moon may have large sub-surface water reserves

Moon may have large sub-surface water reserves

Previous studies have shown that there are some traces of ice in shadowed regions at the moon's poles, which may have been the result of hydrogen that comes from solar wind . The new research involved analysis of light reflected from deposits left on the moon's surface by volcanic eruptions. "The amount of water in a given glass bead is not very much, but the size of some of the pyroclastic deposits is huge, so you have a lot of material to work with and process", Milliken said.



Google launches Android O Developer Preview 4 with final system behaviors

However, in Android O Developer Preview 4, Google has just added a new easter egg, and it's an octopus, for some reason. Developer Preview 2 followed in May , and then Developer Preview 3 in June . For developers, Google is calling this essentially Release Candidate 1 so this is as final a release you can get before it goes gold. Each new developer preview has introduced something new for curious users to test out, but unless you're a developer, this update doesn't bring anything that ...


HoloLens 2 Headset Will Include an AI Chip

HoloLens 2 Headset Will Include an AI Chip

That should cut down on processing times and result in a much more responsive AR experience, as the device will not need to send and receive data over the internet. It will entail an AI coprocessor to "natively and flexibly implement DNNs". That's how we got HoloLens , and why Microsoft is now starting to talk about HoloLens 2 .


WebMD Agrees To $2.8 Billion Buyout By KKR

WebMD Agrees To $2.8 Billion Buyout By KKR

However, the companies emphasized that the price is a 30 percent premium to WebMD's share price on February 15, which was a day before it announced plans to consider "strategic alternatives". WebMD Health Corp had a net margin of 12.55% and a return on equity of 27.77%. Investors are more bearish on shares of WebMD Health Corp if you evaluate the increase in short interest.


Xbox One S Madden NFL 18 bundle confirmed

Xbox One S Madden NFL 18 bundle confirmed

Microsoft's Xbox One X arrives in a little more than three months worldwide and while you now can't pre-order the so-called "most powerful console ever", that won't be the case for much longer. It is also created to stand vertically. Incidentally, we hear about Crackdown 3 as well. There isn't much to write home about with regards to the bundle itself, which contains a standard 500GB Xbox One S console, an Xbox Wireless controller, and a copy of the game.


Secure chat app Telegram adds self-destructing photos & videos, bios & more

Secure chat app Telegram adds self-destructing photos & videos, bios & more

After the timer runs out, the content will vanish forever, similar to how the feature works in secret chats. Telegram now allows users to set a self-destruct timer for photos and videos they share in private chats. You can also now expand the scrolling area when you're looking through stickers, which should make it a little easier to find the prefect image. This will effectively result in higher download speeds for the users, as per the company.