Thomas Jacob

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The Week in Review: NASA’s New Horizons’ Pluto Discoveries

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft returned first-time images of Pluto this week, revealing “huge mountains” on the surface that scientists have deduced are made of ice—a sign of water on the dwarf planet—and a high-resolution photo of Charon, its largest moon. The photos proved Pluto has no impact …

Storms wash away part of Interstate 10 in Southern California

Both sides of Interstate 10 in a remote desert area of Southern California were closed late Sunday after heavy rains washed away an elevated portion of the highway, injuring a motorist.<p>The California Highway Patrol confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that approximately 30 feet of the eastbound …

Analysts are 'disappointed' over low Apple Watch sales

Nearly three months after the launch of Apple's fashionably smart wrist wear, some analysts say it's not a mainstream mega-hit. But others see promise in its popularity with Internet-savvy young people.<p>Media outlets last week jumped on a study by research firm Slice Intelligence suggesting that, …

Samsung Announces Two Galaxy Tab S2 Tablets Which Are Thinner Than The iPad

Samsung announced its thinnest smartphone to date last week — that’s the Galaxy A8 — and today the Korean firm took the wraps off its thinnest tablet devices so far: the Galaxy Tab S2.<p>Like last year’s Galaxy Tab S, design is a big focus for these two devices. And, at just 5.6mm, they are more …

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