Tecnologia

Air-Breathing Electric Thruster Created for Low-Orbit Satellites

Air-Breathing Electric Thruster Created for Low-Orbit Satellites

Electric thrusters can compensate for the drag but have previously relied on propellants such as xenon, which kept the ESA's GOCE gravity mapper in orbit at 250km for five years before running out. The thruster can acquire and compress air molecules before charging them. ESA then created a complete prototype and tested it in one of their facilities, where a low-earth orbit environment was simulated. Consulte Mais Informação

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Toyota to stop selling new diesel cars in Britain this year

Toyota to stop selling new diesel cars in Britain this year

According to Toyota, about 41% of cars it sold through its European branch were hybrid models while only less than 10% were diesels. "Similar to the decision taken in 2016, to introduce Toyota C-HR without a diesel version, the new generation Auris will only be offered with petrol and HEV powertrains", it said, before adding that "strong customer demand for HEV versions on its core models means Toyota will phase out diesel engines from all its passenger cars in 2018". Consulte Mais Informação

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WhatsApp for Android Beta Includes Adaptive Icons Support: How to Avail?

WhatsApp for Android Beta Includes Adaptive Icons Support: How to Avail?

In the latest WhatsApp beta update, users will see automatic adjustment between five different shapes - circle, square, rounded square, squircle, and teardrop - according to the rest of the icons, ensuring a coherent appearance. The adaptive icons support has always been requested by fans and it happens to be one of the most awaited features on Android. One of the requirements to get the adaptive icons support on WhatsApp is to be a beta tester of WhatsApp . Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple Audit Shows Rash Of Serious Violations For Suppliers

Apple Audit Shows Rash Of Serious Violations For Suppliers

The Apple report said that by empowering women factory workers through education its goal was to enable them to take charge of their personal health and well being by being well-informed about risks. The audits found that the number of under-performing suppliers, who scored less than 59 points on Apple's 100-point scale, dropped to just 1% in 2017, a significant improvement from 14% in 2014 . Consulte Mais Informação

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(CVX) Shares Sold by Green Square Capital LLC

(CVX) Shares Sold by Green Square Capital LLC

Chevron Corp New now has $216.20B valuation. Aqr Capital Management Llc sold 40,898 shares as the company's stock declined 3.45% while stock markets rallied. Relative Strength Index (RSI) for Chevron Corporation (CVX ) is at 44.91. Aimz Invest Ltd Company holds 3,323 shares or 0.29% of its portfolio. Wells Fargo & Com Mn has invested 0.02% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Consulte Mais Informação

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Bots don't spread fake news on Twitter, people do, say MIT researchers

Bots don't spread fake news on Twitter, people do, say MIT researchers

Twitter , in particular, is responsible for much of their spread, so it doesn't help that the platform's executives recently dropped the ball , so to speak, on the whole issue. "But, I am sure that when a person with lots of followers tweets a false tweet it spreads the information more than when a person with fewer followers tweets false news", he added - though pointed out that the researchers did not examine this directly. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kim Kardashian's latest Kimojis have NOT gone down well

Kim Kardashian's latest Kimojis have NOT gone down well

The reality star released the $2.99 women's empowerment Kimoji expansion pack - which contains nine pink and red feminist sayings, including "Nasty Woman", "Boy Bye", "Slay In Your Lane" and "Full-Time Feminist" - on Wednesday, but the launch was met with more criticism than praise because Kim told Haper's Bazaar Arabia in September of a year ago that she's "not really a feminist". Consulte Mais Informação

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Black Mirror | 5ª temporada terá episódio gravado no Brasil, segundo site

Não há, contudo, dados sobre quando isso deve ocorrer, nem como. O website informa que teve acesso a três profissionais brasileiros envolvidos na produção, que foram contratados e estão sob cláusulas de sigilo. São Paulo e Rio de Janeiro seriam as locações. Você acha que o Brasil renderia um bom episódio de Black Mirror? Como seria a história, na sua opinião? Black Mirror tem quatro temporadas disponíveis na plataforma de streaming . Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon irá vender produtos eletrônicos no Brasil

Amazon irá vender produtos eletrônicos no Brasil

A Amazom, caso invista mesmo na revenda de produtos, terá como rivais o Mercado Livre Inc, B2W (Submarino, Shoptime, Americanas), Via Varejo (Casas Bahia e Pontofrio) e Magazine Luiza . Um mês depois, lançou a loja de livros físicos e trouxe os Kindle para o país. Três anos depois, em outubro de 2017, ela começou a vender eletrônicos, consoles de videogames, utensílios domésticos e até mesmo ferramentas de construção. Consulte Mais Informação

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China's Tiangong-1 space station will crash into Earth in weeks

China's Tiangong-1 space station will crash into Earth in weeks

The 34 foot long, almost 20,000 pound space station performed well, according to reports in the Chinese media, until March of 2016, when it was announced that China had lost contact with, and control over, the platform. The report said: "There is a chance that a small amount of debris from the module will survive reentry and impact the ground". The ESA has now released a new window for Tiangong-1's eventual crash landing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Capatain Toad: Treasure Tracker coming to Switch and 3DS

Capatain Toad: Treasure Tracker coming to Switch and 3DS

Strap on that miner's hat and don your finest ascot because Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is waddling its way onto Nintendo Switch this summer! After Captain Toad made appearances exploring the kingdoms of Super Mario Odyssey , there will be a bunch of new Odyssey themed levels to explore in the game, and there's also a new two player mode with your co-op buddy picking up a Joy-Con to help get rid of hazards for you. Consulte Mais Informação

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Scientists Spot A Mysterious Mineral Inside A Diamond

Scientists Spot A Mysterious Mineral Inside A Diamond

First time found in nature " Nobody has ever managed to keep this mineral stable at the Earth's surface", said Graham Pearson, a professor in the University of Alberta's Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, in a statement . In addition, this mineral was found inside the diamond, which is itself a very strong material, able to withstand pressures of up to 24 billion Pascals, which is equivalent to 240 thousand atmospheres . Consulte Mais Informação

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