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Disney Plus Users Revolt but Investors Completely Ignore Streaming Flop

Disney Plus Users Revolt but Investors Completely Ignore Streaming Flop
Disney launched its much-hyped Disney+ streaming service today, but there was a technical glitch. Investors were able to overlook the setback, sending DIS shares higher while Netflix was trading in the red. Customers were less forgiving. Investors must have not received the memo but the Disney+ launch was a total flop. Disney’s stock is rallying…

Microsoft archived ‘Superman’ on its Project Silica glass storage medium

Microsoft archived ‘Superman’ on its Project Silica glass storage medium
The goal of Project Silica, which began in 2016, is to create a solution ideal for cold storage -- data that needs to be stored but rarely accessed for long periods of time. Archived master copies of films are usually only taken out of storage for remastering projects. Between their infrequent use and the volatility…

HIV: Women ‘failed by missed opportunities’

HIV: Women ‘failed by missed opportunities’
Women are being "failed" by missed opportunities to test for HIV, charities say.Rates of HIV are falling in the UK, but rising for women in many parts of England.Public Health England says half of women are diagnosed late, after they should have started treatment and after their health had already suffered. This is against a…

Volkswagen unveils next-gen Golf and its hybrid variants

Volkswagen unveils next-gen Golf and its hybrid variants
First off the Golf will be available in five hybrid variants. Five! There will be three mild-hybrid versions with a 48V lithium-ion battery and two plug-in hybrids. The plugins will sport a 13 kWh lithium-ion battery that Volkswagen says will last for about 60 kilometers (37 miles).Meanwhile, the interior displays have been completely digitized. No…

NASA’s Lucy mission to study the Trojan asteroids clears critical milestone

NASA’s Lucy mission to study the Trojan asteroids clears critical milestone
NASA's Lucy mission, which will be the first space mission to study the Trojan asteroids, successfully completed its critical design review.According to the space agency, Lucy team members presented the completed mission design, showing that they have met all the technical challenges of the mission and are ready to begin building the actual hardware.At Lockheed…

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO posts 1st illuminated image of Moon

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO posts 1st illuminated image of Moon
DH Web Desk, Oct 18 2019, 08:26am ist updated: Oct 18 2019, 09:40am ist The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), released the first illuminated image of the moon's surface captured by Chandrayaan-2's Imaging Infrared Spectrometer (IIRS) payload, on Thursday. #ISRO See the first illuminated image of the lunar surface acquired by #Chandrayaan2’s IIRS payload. IIRS is designed to measure…

GE freezes pension plan for 20,000 employees

GE freezes pension plan for 20,000 employees
GE issues another rebuttalGeneral Electric is still trying to defend itself against accusations of accounting issues. SEC said they are monitoring the situation.General Electric is making sweeping changes to its pension plan for approximately 20,000 employees, sending shares higher ahead of Monday’s opening bell.TickerSecurityLastChangeChange %GEGENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY8.57-0.14-1.61%Seven hundred employees who became executives before 2011 will have…

Something in The Centre of Our Galaxy Colossally Erupted 3.5 Million...

Something in The Centre of Our Galaxy Colossally Erupted 3.5 Million Years Ago
(James Josephides/ASTRO 3D) MICHELLE STARR 6 OCT 2019 The centre of the Milky Way galaxy is a relatively calm place now (compared to other galactic centres), but that hasn't always been the case. In fact, just 3.5 million years ago, it was positively riotous - expelling a burst of energy that eventually blasted 200,000 light-years…

Scientists plan to film black hole at the Milky Way galaxy’s...

Scientists plan to film black hole at the Milky Way galaxy’s center
The team of scientists that captured the first-ever photo of a black hole is turning to its next project: video.The Event Horizon Telescope team plans to produce hours of real-time video footage of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, along with time-lapse videos of the bigger, more distant black hole…

King Felix: ‘Lot of emotions’ in likely M’s finale

King Felix: ‘Lot of emotions’ in likely M’s finale
10:53 PM ETESPN News Services SEATTLE -- When the time finally arrived for Felix Hernandez to say goodbye to Seattle and all the history of 15 seasons with one franchise, his manager had a message as he walked off the mound."You will always be the king in this town," Scott Servais said to Hernandez as…

Tesla ranked among most reliable brands in UK survey

Tesla ranked among most reliable brands in UK survey
Tesla has been having some issues with service lately, with long waits for some simpler fixes. These issues have been magnified by the internet, and by Tesla’s natural press/social media draw, making the situation seem quite dire when individual service horror stories are magnified by Tesla’s popularity. But according to British magazine What Car?‘s annual…

Stock market news: September 12, 2019

Stock market news: September 12, 2019
a report that some members of the Trump administration were weighing an interim trade deal with China." data-reactid="15" type="text">Stocks rose following a report that some members of the Trump administration were weighing an interim trade deal with China.The temporary deal would see the U.S. delay and reverse some tariffs, in exchange for China committing to certain intellectual property…