30 Mar, 2018

Pope Francis: hell does not exist

Pope Francis Francis, in a conversation with an atheist journalist Eugenio Scaflari, said that hell does not exist. This is reported by the newspaper La Repubblica.

“Those who repent receive forgiveness from God (…). Those who have not repented can not receive forgiveness [sins] and simply disappear. Ada does not exist, there is only the disappearance of sinful souls, “the journalist quotes the pontiff as saying.

After the publication of this material, the Vatican made a comment in which he said that the Pope did not give permission for the interview and that in fact it was not a quote from the pontiff but a statement that the journalist “reconstructed”.

Denying the existence of hell is contrary to Catholic dogma. Hell is mentioned in the New Testament as an afterlife of the anguish of sinners.

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SOCIETY

Why Putin did not come out to protesters in Kemerovo

The press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov explained why Vladimir Putin did not come to the rally participants in Kemerovo after the tragedy in the shopping center “Winter Cherry”.

There is no one to speak with, when there are so many people. You know that Putin is a very specific, pragmatic president. That is, if a question is asked to him, he answers it and tries to understand the essence, in order to give some kind of promise. And does not give empty promises, he is very far from populism. – Dmitry Peskov, Russian statesman

Tuleyev listed his one-day earnings to the families of the victims of the fire in the shopping center

Governor of the Kemerovo region Aman Tuleyev and his deputies listed their earnings in one day at the expense of helping the families of those killed in the fire in the “Winter Cherry” shopping center in Kemerovo.

“Aman Tuleyev and deputy governors listed one-day earnings at the expense of helping the families of those killed in the fire in the” Winter Cherry “shopping center,” the website of the Kemerovo region administration said.

Sands explained the request not to publish records of the meeting with the students

The press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov explained the request not to publish the records of the meeting with students of the Higher School of Economics, the correspondent of “Gazeta.ru” reports. According to Peskov, in the course of communication, he proceeded from the fact that the conversation is of a closed nature

Scammers began hunting for families of victims of a fire in the shopping center “Winter Cherry”

Families of those killed in the terrible fire that occurred in the shopping and entertainment center “Winter Cherry” in the city of Kemerovo became a bait for scammers and fraudsters after they began to receive the first cash payments, NTV reported.

People on the verge of death: In Khabarovsk, the facade of a residential building collapsed

In Khabarovsk, the facade of the house on Karelskaya Street collapsed. More precisely, a huge hole was formed. The load-bearing wall was deformed, and this means that the house at any time can collapse and bury under the wreckage of the tenants

Ukraine refused to extradite the author of the fake about the tragedy in Kemerovo

Ukraine will not give Russia a pranker Yevgeny Volnov – author of a fake about “300 dead” in a fire in the shopping center “Winter Cherry” in Kemerovo. This was stated by the official representative of the Security Service, Yelena Gitlyanskaya.

From the logo to the anniversary of Kemerov, the symbol of fire

The authorities of Kemerovo decided to change the logo to the 100th anniversary of the city with the languages of the flame. With this request, the local administration appealed to the city administration. They found the image inappropriate after the tragedy in the Kemerovo SEC “Winter Cherry”.

Ashes Mavrodi proposed to disperse in space

In the description of services SpaceWay says that the dust is placed in a special capsule, after which it is raised to a height of 30 km. Then it will be scattered over outer space. The founder of MMM, Sergei Mavrodi, died on March 26 in the Botkin Hospital

The FSB has set the messengers time for decryption

The FSB specified the procedure for connecting the decoding keys of messages – now the messengers must transmit them within 10 days from the day the request was received. The document, which introduces changes to the FSB order of July 10, 2016, was published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

In the US, coffee manufacturers are obliged to warn of the dangers of the product

The court in California ruled that state-run coffee producers and sellers are obliged to supply their products with a special note about the risk of cancer, Reuters reports.

The Florida shooter received 200 letters with the words of support

Nicholas Cruz, who is in prison, whom journalists called the Florida shooter, received a record number of letters with words of support. This was reported by his lawyer Brouard Howard Finkelstein.

Used asphalt will go to repair roads in Russia

The regulation will come into force in June. Secondary materials are used on routes with low traffic, which will save materials and speed up the work.

The State Duma asks the government to ban the fixed grilles on the windows of schools

The State Duma instructed the committee of the Security Chamber to ask the government for information on the possibility of restoring the ban on the installation of fixed grids on the windows of schools and kindergartens. This was reported by Interfax with reference to the protocol assignment

Chelyabinsk hospitals can be disconnected from electricity for debts

A number of hospitals in the Chelyabinsk region may remain without electricity due to the systematic non-payment of invoices from the supplying company Chelyabenergosbyt. They have already received notification of the introduction of a regime of limited electricity consumption, URA.RU reports.

In the RAS, they announced the doubling of the “brain drain” in three years

The number of emigrated highly qualified specialists has increased from 20 thousand in 2013 to 44 thousand in 2016, said the chief scientific secretary of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences Nikolai Dolgushkin

Facebook has intensified the fight against fake news

In the management of the social network Facebook have taken a number of measures aimed at combating unreliable news. The company removes millions of fake accounts every day, and also distributes methods for checking photo and video materials outside the US, the company’s website says.

Liability insurance for passenger taxis will be mandatory

Liability insurance for passenger taxis will be mandatory. The corresponding bill was brought to the State Duma for consideration by a group of deputies.

In Russia, fines will be introduced for violating the working conditions of drivers

In Russia, they plan to introduce new fines for employers who violate the working and rest regime of drivers of passenger transport. Now the responsibility for the recycling is borne by the drivers themselves. Their bosses, forcing subordinates to process, are not punished in any way.

The court sentenced the protesters against the film “Matilda”

Khamovnichesky Court of Moscow sentenced three members of the group “Christian State”, set fire to cars at the office of lawyer director Alexei Uchitel last September in protest against the film “Matilda.” The defendants were sentenced to two years in a general regime colony, RBC told the court’s press service.

Ministry of Labor intends to increase the unemployment benefit from 2019

“The draft federal law proposes to amend the terms of appointment and terms of payment of unemployment benefits, allowing to increase the size of the minimum and maximum amounts of unemployment benefits, as well as to increase the level of access to social support for job-seekers,” – says the project portal.

Kudrin told when they can raise the retirement age

Head of the Center for Strategic Research (CSR), former Minister of Finance Alexei Kudrin said that to raise the retirement age in Russia will have in 10-16 years. Such a statement he made on the air of the program “60 minutes” on the TV channel “Russia 1”

Migrants in the US want to force a history of social networks

The United States can oblige foreign citizens wishing to obtain the right to permanent residence in the United States to provide a history of using social networks for five years.

POLICY

The White House reported on the preparation for the meeting between Putin and Trump

The aggravation of Russian-American relations does not affect the preparation of a possible personal meeting between the presidents of Russia and the United States, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, a senior White House spokesman said.

“This does not affect training,” Tass said.

How Russia closes the US Consulate General in St. Petersburg

Russia expels 60 American diplomats, as well as closes the US Consulate General in St. Petersburg, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Measures will be mirrored, but not only. They include the expulsion of not only a similar number of diplomats, they include a decision – to withdraw our consent to the functioning of the US Consulate General in St. Petersburg. In other countries, everything is mirror-like too. – Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Palestinians broke five camps on the border of Gaza with Israel

The organizers broke five tents a kilometer from the border with Israel, which should become a platform for protest. Calls to join the action sound from minarets throughout the territory of Gaza.

The BBC reported the arrival of Yulia Skripal in consciousness

Julia Skripal regained consciousness and can speak, her condition is “rapidly improving,” said at the hospital in Salisbury, where she is being treated.

Trump said that the US can leave Syria “very soon”

American President Donald Trump, speaking in Richfield, said that the United States can withdraw from Syria after the defeat of the terrorist group “Islamic State” *.

We kick the spirit out of the IG, we will leave Syria very soon. Let other people take care of this now. We will return to our country, in which we want to be. – Donald Trump, 45th US President

The State Department stated that Russia “isolates itself”

US State Department spokesman Heather Naouert said that Russia is following the path of self-isolation if it decided to send diplomats from all countries that expressed solidarity with London in the case of Skripal

The government approved the draft program of cooperation between Russia and Kyrgyzstan until 2021

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed an order approving the draft program of economic cooperation between the governments of Russia and Kyrgyzstan in 2018-2021. The corresponding document is published on the government’s website on Friday

About the preparation of the “color revolution” in Russia

Member of the State Duma’s Committee for Security and Anti-Corruption Adalby Shkhagoshev suspected the US of trying to organize a scenario of the “color revolution” in Russia
This week, social networks reported that the authorities allegedly understate the official figures about those killed in the fire in the “Winter Cherry” shopping center in Kemerovo, the number of which, according to the distributors of false news, is approaching a hundred people.

“American intelligence agencies demonstrate their old habits in the new conditions. CIA and the State Department, trying to implement in our country the scenario of “color revolution ….

ARMY AND WEAPONS

The second tests of the ballistic missile “Sarmat” took place in Plesetsk

The second ballistic tests of the heavy intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmat” took place on Friday at the Plesetsk training ground. As the official publication of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reports, the newspaper “Krasnaya Zvezda”, who passed the tests, confirmed the characteristics of the missile at the initial stage of the flight

A total of 23 foreign planes conducted reconnaissance at the borders of Russia for a week

23 Russian foreign planes conducted reconnaissance at the Russian border last week, Russian fighters on duty on air defense forces had to fly six times in the air to intercept them and escort them, according to the official publication of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda.

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia talks about a possible war with Iran

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told the Wall Street Journal about a possible war with Iran

In the spring of 2018, 128,000 people are recruited for military service

“If in the spring of 2017 142 thousand new recruits were sent to the troops, then 128 thousand people are called for in the forthcoming campaign, which is 10% less,” Burdinsky specified.

On large-scale exercises in the Urals, military drones were first used

It is specified that drones are included in the equipment of anti-saboteurs “Typhoon-M”. In addition, for the first time in the exercises were applied the machine of remote de-mining “Foliage”, the machine of engineering support and camouflage by the MIOM, as well as combat counter-sowing machines “Vystrel”

France will send troops to Syrian Manbij for the assistance of the Kurds

The French authorities decided to send troops to help the Kurdish militia in Syrian Manbije, Parisien newspaper reported citing a representative of the delegation of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF, Arab-Kurdish detachments) in Paris.

In Donbass came into force another truce

In the Donbass, the cease-fire comes into effect, agreed by the parties to the conflict in connection with the approaching Easter

Aviation of the Russian Navy conducted a study on the detection of submarines

The exercise was conducted during planned combat training activities during the winter training period of a naval aviation unit. The task of finding, detecting, classifying submarines in the southeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea was fulfilled by Tu-142 anti-submarine aircraft.

The air defense forces of the Eastern Military District received a new S-400 SAM

The anti-aircraft missile unit of the Aviation and Air Defense Association of the Eastern Military District (VVO) has received a new S-400 anti-aircraft missile system (SAM), now the anti-aircraft gunners are developing it at a range in the Astrakhan region. This was reported on Friday by the Press Service of the Airborne Forces

Russian Navy troops conducted exercises in the Caspian Sea

A detachment of artillery boats of the Caspian flotilla of the project 1204 “Shmel” conducted a training in the water area of the sea. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the head of the press service of the Southern Military District Vadim Astafyev

Large-scale military-transport aviation exercises began

In Russia, the military transport aviation exercises are being held, more than 30 Il-76 aircraft are involved, the Defense Ministry said.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia is concerned about Patriot deliveries to Poland

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs considers deliveries of the US Patriot anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense system to Poland as an element of destabilizing the military-political situation in Europe and the threat to Russia’s national security. A statement about this was made at a briefing by Maria Zakharova.

ACCIDENTS

In Thailand, 20 people died in a bus on fire

Twenty migrant workers from Myanmar were killed in a fire in a two-tiered 50-seat bus, which for some unknown reason caught fire on the go, an online version of the Nation newspaper said on Friday. The tragedy occurred on the road in the province of Tak.

The general director of the company-owner of the building of the shopping center “Winter Cherry” was detained

In Kemerovo, the general director of the Kemerovo confectionery plant, Julia Bogdanov, was detained. This company is the owner of the shopping center “Winter Cherry”, which on March 25 there was a fire. This follows from a report published on the website of the Investigative Committee.

In Australia, nine people were injured in a balloon crash

In Australia, when the balloon crashed in the Hunter Valley (Hunting Valley), injured nine people, the newspaper Sidney Morning Herald writes.

Julia Skripal quickly goes on the mend

The state of Yulia Skripal, who, together with her father, ex-GRU officer Sergei Skripal, was exposed to a nerve agent in the British Salisbury, is rapidly improving and is no longer being assessed as critical, said Salisbury District Hospital representative Christine Blanchard.

A jealous policeman in the EAO threw drugs to his opponent

The court in the Jewish Autonomous Region passed a sentence of seven years imprisonment to a former law enforcement officer. He out of jealousy threw his opponent drugs and ammunition and manufactured an enemy fake dossier

In Kazakhstan, knocked out the windows in the houses due to the explosion of ice on the Irtysh

In the Kazakhstani city of Semey (formerly Semipalatinsk), due to the erosion of ice on the Irtysh, a blast wave knocked out windows in residential buildings. The incident took place witnesses. On the shots you can see how in a few seconds after the detonation of shells on the river in the apartment burst glass.

Ex-head of the Pacific Fleet base convicted for theft of fuel and lubricants

The military court appointed the former commander of one of the logistics bases of the Pacific Fleet for seven years in a correctional colony of the general regime and a fine for theft in a group of combustive-lubricating materials for a total of more than 18 million rubles, the Military Prosecutor’s Office of the Pacific Fleet said.

ECONOMY

Strip is enough, but it already wants to heat

Company Naftogaz on its Twitter. stated that there would be enough gas reserves in the Ukrainian storage facilities, even if the snow was up to the summer. “Gas reserves will be enough (in underground gas storage facilities of 7.8 billion cubic meters), even if the snow runs through June, but it already wants heat,” the tweet said.

In the FAS did not see the reasons for a sharp rise in gasoline prices

The head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) Igor Artemyev said that he does not observe any signs of a shortage in the gasoline market, RNS reports. He noted that the agency sees no reason for a sharp rise in gasoline prices.

Head of the Ministry of Energy: investments in the fuel and energy sector grew by almost 10% per year

The head of the Ministry of Energy Alexander Novak said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that the total volume of investments in the fuel and energy complex of Russia amounted to 3.5 trillion rubles in 2017. This is reported on the Kremlin website.

Despite the complex external challenges, illegal sanctions, financing difficulties, we saw that in 2017 there was an increase in investments. The total investment amounted to 3.5 trillion rubles. in all branches of the fuel and energy complex, which is almost 10% more than in previous years. – Alexander Novak, Russian statesman

The Netherlands will limit gas production at the Groningen field

The Government of the Netherlands has decided to limit the extraction of natural gas in the Groningen field at a level of 12 billion cubic meters per year from 2022 and to cease it altogether from 2030, reports NL Times.

Shell: world oil consumption will decrease by 90% by 2070

According to the scenario of Sky, global oil consumption will reach a peak in the mid-2020s, will begin to decline in 2030, fall below the current level in 2040 and be reduced by 90% by 2070. After 2040, the consumption of natural gas will also drop sharply

Kalashnikov: gasoline could rise in price in the near future

In the near future, gas prices in Russia may skyrocket, the first deputy chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy, Sergei Kalashnikov, told Parliamentary Newspaper

Telegram raised $ 850 million in the second round of ICO

94 investors participated in the ICO, the minimum amount of participation was $ 1 million. Which companies and entrepreneurs were invested in Telegram, it is not yet known. During the first round of the placement of the token in February, in which 81 investors participated, the messenger also managed to raise $ 850 million.

“Rosnano” for the first time in its history will pay dividends

Rosnano reported that it plans to pay 50% of its net profit for the year 2017 in dividends. These will be the first dividends of Rosnano over 10 years, the company’s management Anatoly Chubais said.

Rosrybolovstvo estimated the effect of a return to crab auctions

The financial model of the return to the auctions is “calculated and submitted to the government”. The profitability of fishing enterprises may decrease, but enterprises will withstand such a burden, according to Rosrybolovstvo.

“There are certain advantages in this model. There is an understanding that fishing companies will withstand the burden in the form of auctions, “he said.

SNOOC in 2017 increased profit by 39 times

The Chinese state oil corporation China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) in 2017 increased the profit attributable to shareholders by 39 times, to 24.677 billion yuan (about 3.9 billion dollars), according to the company.

Woodside completes deal with ExxonMobil on gas field

Australian oil and gas company Woodside Petroleum has completed a deal to buy the stake of US oil and gas giant ExxonMobil in the Australian gas field Scarborough (Scarborough)

SHOW BUSINESS

The web has a new cover Playboy with Olga Buzovoy

The web already has a cover with the popular singer and the leading “House-2” Olga Buzova for the men’s magazine Playboy for March, which has not yet been published. Earlier, on her stranger in Instagram Olga Buzova already showed a short video, which was filmed her images from an erotic photo shoot

Pugacheva lost weight to teenage size

Soviet and Russian pop singer Alla Pugacheva lost a lot of weight, almost to the teenage size. Over the past year, the prima donna has thrown off 20 kilograms and radically changed her image.

The fans did not recognize the much strewed Vitas

Vitas, who was forced to go to court due to shooting in Barvikha, shocked his fans. On the staff it is noticeable that Vitali Grachev has a lot of extra pounds. Recently, the singer behaves very strange and disturbs the audience

Nastasya Samburskaya complained of a small salary

Samburskaya noted that it was the salary of the theatrical actor. According to her, she suffices for life only because she works in several directions. She acts in films, is the leading one of the popular projects on the channel “Friday”, and also periodically participates in advertising campaigns and post commercial images on her page in Instagram.

“It’s very difficult to live on the means that an artist earns in the theater. I conduct the program “Revizorro”, I participate in other projects, so I do not complain. There are actors who live in the theater, but they have to do more difficult. Some are forced to tighten their belts for the sake of their favorite business, “Samburskaya said.

Dana Borisova burned her hair and head with a stolen shampoo

The sentence of the master was terrible – a scalp burn. It turned out that I washed my head with chemical peeling. Now I’m treating the skin and hair, – complained Dana.

On the web discuss the mysterious patron of Dzhigarkhanyan

The drama that has developed around the divorce of Vitalina Tsymbalyuk-Romanovskaya and the famous domestic actor Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, is getting strained every day. Numerous fans of the artist discuss information about his mysterious patron

Sergei Adoyevtsev refused to pay for the hotel after the carnal pleasures

The girl herself had to cover all expenses for the sake of intimacy with a man. Sergei Adoevtsev did not find it necessary to fork out a taxi and a hotel room. But I was glad to be alone with a new friend, who gladly agreed to spend time with him.

Julia Nachalova frankly told about her illness

The next guest of Elena Malysheva’s program “To live healthy!” Was the singer Julia Nachalova, who frankly told about her illness. Because of gout, she refused to take off her gloves and show off her hands. Nachalova told me that she had been suffering from gout for the last eight years.

The first time I ran into this was eight years ago. But in connection with the fact that I put everything off for later. In principle, I myself am guilty, that it lasted until such a period that it became impossible to endure. I have a migrating gout called: she, where she wanted, appeared there. – Julia Nachalova, Russian singer

Presnyakov-senior: Son saw only a housewife in Orbakaite

Vladimir Presnyakov, Sr., shared with the journalists details of the family life of his son and the famous Russian singer Kristina Orbakaite. The composer said that his son did not appreciate Orbakaite, perceiving her only as a housewife

Trailer of the second season of the series “World of the Wild West” appeared

The first season of the season will premiere on April 22. The new season of the “World of the Wild West” will be 11-series. His main event will be the war between robots and people.

Marvel will release new comics about the “Fantastic Four”

Marvel announced the release of a new series of comics about the “Fantastic Four”. The first release, written by Dan Slott and painted by artist Sarah Picelli, will go on sale in August 2018.

James Wang is screening Stephen King’s Tomminokers

The creator of the horror films “Saw” and “Astral” James Van, as well as the producer of “It” Roy Lee together to intend to film the famous work by Stephen King “Tomminkoker”

Evan Rachel Wood will star in the movie about robbery

The production of the picture will be taken by Miranda Julia. In the center of the story is a woman nicknamed Old Dolio (Wood), who, along with elderly fraudsters (Jenkins and Winger), is engaged in scams and robberies

The “Walking Dead” may appear spin-off about the “winter zombies”

Currently, in the development of another spin-off – Greg Nicotero, one of the creators of both serials, appeared “an insanely cool idea,” writes Bloody Disgusting.

Festival of Japanese Culture and Animation Fenix-2018 to be held in Kazan

In Kazan, the XII International Festival of Contemporary Japanese Culture and Animation Fenix-2018 will be held. The forum will be held in the House of Culture named after V.I. Lenin from March 31 to April 1. Cosplay lovers and anime fans will come to the festival not only from Russia, but also from abroad.

The Weeknd introduced the new mini album “My Dear Melancholy

The Canadian singer The Weeknd presented a new mini-album “My Dear Melancholy,”. It included six tracks, including two joint with techno-DJ Gesaffelstein.

The picture of Van Gogh will be put up for auction

Painting by Vincent Van Gogh “Women in the dunes for repairing networks” is put up for auction at the French auction Artcurial. The canvas, which the master wrote in 1882, is planned to be sold for 5 million euros. Van Gogh’s paintings have not been exhibited at French auctions for the past 20 years

Conference of Librarians to be held in Vladimir

The XXIII Annual Conference of the Russian Library Association will be held in Vladimir. The events will be held from 12 to 18 May. The conference is held annually on the eve of the All-Russian Library Day on May 27.

Singer Lolita gave a “pre-retirement” concert

Singer Lolita at a concert in Yekaterinburg said that this is her “last pre-retirement” performance. As the “Express-newspaper” reports with reference to the publication “Evening Ekaterinburg”, after Milyavskaya returns to Moscow, she intends to issue a pension.

TECHNOLOGIES AND INTERNET

Apple allowed iPhone users to disable the slowdown of the smartphone

Apple released an iOS 11.3 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, which allowed users who can disable the automatic slowdown of the processor while the phone is idle. Slowdown can be disabled in the “battery” in the settings of the smartphone

Discovered a new smartphone killing a smartphone

Researchers found a virus-trojan HiddenMiner, capable of disabling the smartphone by continuous mining. Found his Japanese developers from the company Trend Micro.

Moto Z3 Play will receive a side fingerprint scanner

Smartphone Moto Z3 Play will receive a side fingerprint scanner and an old modular design

In Russia, launch the sales of a frameless smartphone Nokia 7 Plus

Smartphone Nokia 7 Plus is equipped with a main camera with 12 megapixels with a double zoom and a front camera of 16 megapixels. The smartphone will impress with its appearance even the most sophisticated buyer, the producers promise. The sale is scheduled for April 3, 2018.

IPhone users were allowed to download all data

The Kupertinovites have changed their site icloud.com, through which users access their Apple ID account. Now there appeared a new menu “Management”, where you can change your personal data and download all information stored in the “cloud” of Apple.

Google added smart watches to the features of Android P

Google has released a preview, it is intended for developers of the platform for smart watches Wear OS, previously the product was known as Android Wear. Update provides Android P features inherent in portable electronics.

Presentation of smartphones Huawei Enjoy 8, 8 Plus and model 8E

On March 29, presentation of smartphones Huawei Enjoy 8, 8 Plus and 8E. They will compete with other budget phones with less impressive technical characteristics. The base model Huawei Enjoy 8E will go to official dealers at a price of $ 170.

Voyo has opened orders for a hybrid Windows-tablet Vbook i5

Voyo executives announced the release of the hybrid Windows-tablet Vbook i5, and network retailers have already started accepting orders from customers. As a hardware basis for the novelty, developers used the Intel Kaby Lake platform

Xiaomi Mi Smart Rearview Mirror: “smart” mirror for cars

In the early days of April, the Xiaomi Mi Smart Rearview Mirror will be on sale – a smart interior rear-view mirror for cars. The novelty is made in the case of black color

MyFitnessPal did not save 150 million people

The company Under Armor, which produces clothes and accessories for sports and fitness, reported a large-scale leakage of users of its MyFitnessPal service. This application is designed to track diet and calorie counting

New application allows you to monitor the WhatsApp users

A special application that allows you to track the activity of your contacts in WhatsApp, appeared in the App Store. It can be purchased for less than two dollars to be aware of what friends are doing and messenger, for example, when they go to bed, according to “Dni.ru.”

Bitfinex adds new fiat currencies and trading pairs

The popular exchange crypto currency Bitfinex has added to its platform new fiat currencies and trading pairs with them. New pairs were formed on the basis of NEO, Ethereum, EOS and IOTA. Previously, traders could trade these crypts only against bitcoin and the US dollar.

The application under the brand Poloniex abducted data of clients crypto-exchanges

The phishing application under the brand name of the crypto-exchange exchange Poloniex steals user data, said ESET security expert Lucas Stefanko, who discovered a malicious program.

The survey service Google Surveys is now available in Russia

Google has provided access to the Surveys service and a paid version of Surveys 360 to users from 50 countries, including Russia. Google Surveys was launched in 2012 as Google Consumer Surveys. It is designed for market research.

The number of cases of hidden mining in 2017 increased by 8500%

According to the Cyber Security Threat Landscape report from Symantec, the biggest trend in 2017 was the explosion of the production of crypto-currency. Growing interest in this area was such that the detection of coin men on end computers in 2017 increased by 8500%.

THE SCIENCE

Scientists of Moscow State University created in the laboratory the skin of a chameleon

The international team of researchers, headed by Dmitry Ivanov, the head of the laboratory of engineering materials science at the Moscow State University, announced the creation of a synthetic analogue of the skin of a chameleon, which reacts to mechanical effects by changing the strength properties and color.

Engineers showed in the video a robot-spider and a robot-flying fox

Engineers from the international company Festo presented new robots, copying a spider and a flying fox in small things.

Scientists: Sea turtles are able to hold food with their front paws

It is known that the limbs help mammals to move perfectly in the water. However, sea creatures also have adapted themselves with the help of forelegs to procure their food. Turtles are able to perform about eight functions with their front paws

Scientists plan to create by 2021 a prototype of a quantum battery

Earlier, a number of scientists proposed to create a quantum battery that will store energy not in the form of chemical compounds, but due to the excited states of quantum objects. Italian physicists presented a work in which a method of realizing this idea in practice

Mutation in the gene-transporter of iron alleviated the fate of malarial patients

Residents of tropical Africa with a mutation in the protein gene-transporter iron ferroportina less likely to have malaria and the disease they are not so difficult, described in an article in Science.

Scientists calculate a stroke in 30 seconds

It was possible to achieve the calculation using a portable VIPS device. According to the publication, the new device is put on the head in the manner of a cap-visor and can detect occlusion of vessels in patients with suspected stroke with a probability of 92 percent and with an accuracy of 30 seconds.

The mechanism of “feeding” of bacteria by electrons

Scientists called them “nanowires”: the presence of cytochromes, iron-containing proteins, allows the transfer of electrons between the bacterium and the outer surface.

Engineers invented a material invisible to infrared sensors

Specialists at the University of California at Irvine have created a new type of masking material that hides objects from infrared scanners. The inventors claim that the idea came to them while watching the movie “The World of the Jurassic Period”. The material consists of three layers: aluminum, plastic and adhesive tape.

Scientists found out why people crunch their fingers

The source of the crunch when stretching the joints has been the subject of scientific controversy for 60 years. Different hypotheses, arguments and results of scanning for tens of years did not give exact answers. However, mathematicians from the Polytechnic School in Palaiseau put an end to a long-standing dispute – a characteristic crunch appears at the moment when blisters of articular fluid begin to burst, Nature reports.

SPACE

China successfully launched two more BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into orbit

China launched into orbit two navigation satellites on a single launch vehicle, thereby expanding the national navigation satellite system BeiDou, reports Xinhua News Agency on March 30.

The neural network helped scientists discover 6,000 lunar craters

Using a neural network, specialists were able to detect about six thousand craters on the lunar surface. American scientists used the elevation map to study the surface of the moon, which was compiled on the basis of data obtained by the American lunar orbiter

The satellites of the students of the Sirius Center will be sent to the ISS in July

The launch of the nanosatellite assembled by the students of the Sirius Educational Center is scheduled for July, RIA Novosti reported to the Rocket and Space Corporation Energia and the company Satellitex.

Ilon Mask spoke about the world’s most heavily-engineered engine

According to the head of the US company SpaceX, the engine series Raptor operates on oxygen and liquid methane. As the magazine New Space, during 42 basic tests Raptor worked 1200 seconds, including continuous work longer than 100 seconds.

Scientists assessed the danger of radiation exposure during flights to the moon

Radiation irradiation of the crew in future manned flights to the Moon will be higher than on the ISS, but will remain within the existing professional standards, RIA Novosti Director of the Institute of Medical and Biological Problems (IBMP RAS), Academician Oleg Orlov

NASA will launch a space probe to Mars in November 2018

The space organization NASA is going to send in November, 2018 to Mars the landing gear InSight which will study earthquakes on a planet by means of a seismometer.

Dubna will study the properties of matter in neutron stars

The Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) has begun experiments on the study of states of matter inside neutron stars, whose density is an order of magnitude higher than that of the atomic nucleus. Experiments will be conducted on the superconducting synchrotron “Nuclotron” in Dubna near Moscow.

In Sweden, a parachute was tested for the mission of ExoMars

In Sweden, during the tests, a payload simulator weighing 500 kilograms was dropped from a helicopter, which at that time was at an altitude of 1200 meters. After that, the exhaust chute was filled and pulled out the main one, which opened after 12 seconds of descent.

Scientists: Water on Earth appeared right after its formation

British scientists found that water appeared on Earth immediately after its formation. This fluid has not disappeared from the collision with the asteroids and the progenitor of the Moon Teia and will not cease to exist, even if the Earth is melted.

The shock wave of the supernova passed through the shell of the star progenitor

It was found that the luminescence can be caused by the passage of a shock wave from the supernova through a shell from the previously released matter of the progenitor star.

Russia is developing a bioreactor for the production of oxygen in space

The unique apparatus will use green algae. Enthusiasts of the company “Mayak” have already noted the successful development of a satellite with a sail for the solar wind, which was successfully tested in space conditions last summer.

The Federal Communications Commission approved the launch of the satellite Internet SpaceX

American company SpaceX received permission from the Federal Communications Commission to create a network of satellite Internet Starlink. Representatives of the corporation hope that the successful completion of the program will help finance the development of research vehicles.

AUTO

Nissan will completely update the sedans Nissan Sentra and Maxima by 2019

The top manager of Nissan said that the Japanese brand is preparing to completely update the Sentra and Maxima models by 2019. Bans said that the Qashqai crossover is the undisputed leader of the brand and the most important model, but nobody is going to forget about the sedans

Sokon introduced two new electric SUV SF5 and SF7

Novelties debuted as prototypes and received the names SF5 and SF7. Under what names the serial versions of models come out now it is not known. At the same time, the company said that they intend to launch SUVs in the series in the very near future.

Tesla withdraws 123 thousand Model S because of rusty bolts

The American company Tesla announced the largest in its history recall of electric cars model Tesla Model S. In total, the service will visit 123 thousand cars produced before April 2016. This is reported by the authoritative edition of The Wall Street Journal

The web appeared photos compact crossover Audi SQ2 without camouflage

German company BMW has passed to road tests of its “charged” compact crossover SQ2. Appropriate spy photos of new items, with almost no camouflage coverage, were published by Western media. Recall that the official presentation of the sports crossover will be held in autumn 2018 in Paris

Crossover Acura MDX received a sports version of the MDX A-Spec

Technically, the Acura MDX A-Spec does not differ from the traditional model, but externally the crossover can be distinguished by 20-inch wheel disks, other bumpers with enlarged air intakes, a rear diffuser and black exhaust tips.

Alternative crossover KIA Sportage presented officially

The current version of the KIA Sportage crossover is sold in China as KX5, and the original model name was retained after the third-generation SUV of the 2010 model year. It will be replaced by an alternative version of the car.

Honda unveiled unguided convertible based on Honda CR-V

As the representative of the company said, “this is a completely new direction for the crossover, and they want to sell zero cars.” The cost of such a crossover will be half of the price for a full crossover Honda CR-V.

Toyota will launch a crossover Suzuki Vitara Brezza under its own brand

Immediately it is worth noting that the converted cars will be offered on the Indian market, where they will be presented in the first half of 2019. On the appearance of such cars in other markets there is no information.

Company Mazda has presented the updated crossover Mazda CX-3

After restyling, the crossover is positioned as a 2019 model year car. The Mazda CX-3 differs from its predecessor with a slightly updated grille, chrome inserts in the bumper, modified tail lights, and 18-inch wheels.

The cost of the “presidential” sedan Hongqi H5

Premium brand Hongqi, owned by the Chinese auto giant FAW, sounded the price tag for the new luxury sedan Hongqi H5. It is noteworthy that the brand Hongqi since 1958 produces cars for the Chinese party elite, as well as for middle-level officials.

Supercar McLaren 570S Spider received a racing version of the Track Pack

Under the hood of the new McLaren 570 Spider Track Pack, the previous 3.8-liter turbocharged V8 engine retains its 570 horsepower with a torque of 600 Nm. Supercar reaches a mark of 100 km / h on the speedometer in just 3.2 seconds, with a maximum speed of 330 km / h

Cars DFM AX7 and H30 Cross are available at a discount

Prices for DFM AX7 start from 1 million 079 thousand rubles. High hatchback DFM H30 Cross can still be bought at a discount of 50 thousand rubles in the Comfort MT 2016 package. Price DFM H30 Cross – from 599 thousand rubles.

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