Science


Everything You Missed in the GAME OF THRONES Comic-Con Trailer
- July 24, 2017

I don't think at the foremost of her consciousness is a value system based on how men appreciate her. Melisandre also returns to tell Daenerys about the role the Lord of Light will play, despite Dany's determination to rule the seven kingdoms. (more...)
Angkasa says partial eclipse of the moon to occur August 7 Angkasa says partial eclipse of the moon to occur August 7
- July 22, 2017

Mt. Vernon and Jefferson County will have one small spot of total eclipse , and most of the county will experience about 95 percent eclipse for almost a minute. A little further east, Orient will see a maximum eclipse of about 85.9 percent at 10:26 a.m. KY 91 between Princeton and Hopkinsville is expected to see heavy traffic where several major events are planned and the roadway closely parallels the total eclipse corridor. (more...)
Sensex gains over 100 points; Nifty near 9900 Sensex gains over 100 points; Nifty near 9900
- July 22, 2017

Reliance Industries ended at fresh 9-year high of Rs 1,586.20, up 3.76 percent after Chairman and Managing Director, Mukesh Ambani announced bonus issue in the proportion of one share for every share held and unveiled the JioPhone with refundable deposit of Rs 1,500 for three years and monthly rental of Rs 153. (more...)
Panthers release OT Michael Oher with failed physical designation Panthers release OT Michael Oher with failed physical designation
- July 22, 2017

What is perhaps surprising is that the Panthers waited so long to make the call to let Oher go. Shortly after his release, Oher tweeted "The Brain is a scary thing". The move to release Oher was made by interim general manager Marty Hurney , who was hired Wednesday. However, he sustained a concussion in the third game of last season and hasn't played since. (more...)
Elon Musk Calls for Outpost on the Moon Elon Musk Calls for Outpost on the Moon
- July 21, 2017

It wasn't long after Elon Musk tweeted he had "verbal government approval" to build an underground Hyperloop from New York City to Washington, D.C. Billionaire Musk said the system would be "city centre to city centre" and go travel more than 300 miles from NY to Washington in 29 minutes. "We're digging a tunnel and it's kinda like sorta its oddly enough a low-stress activity cause like everyone expects it to fail", Musk said. (more...)
Cloudbakers Named Trusted Advisor for Google Hire Cloudbakers Named Trusted Advisor for Google Hire
- July 19, 2017

It is seamlessly integrated with all Google Suite of applications like the Google Calendar , Gmail, Google Drive and Google Docs . Hire is the latest product offering from Google to address the talent marketplace. Google has been allowing some organizations to test the app for quite some time now, but the Mountain View company is today opening it up to most - specifically US -based businesses under 1,000 employees - that might want to use it. (more...)
Confirmed: Xiaomi Mi 5X & MIUI 9 Will Be Unveiled On July 26 Confirmed: Xiaomi Mi 5X & MIUI 9 Will Be Unveiled On July 26
- July 19, 2017

The new Mi Max 2 takes inspiration from the Mi6 in terms of the back panel and opts this time for rounded edges which Xiaomi says provides much more comfortable one-handed use. On the rear, we can also find the circular fingerprint sensor . Mi Max 2 is not heavy and can be slid into the back pocket easily. The phone comes with a new MIUI theme and has various shortcuts and tweaks to enhance the everyday user experience. (more...)
NASA release new Pluto flyby video from New Horizons mission NASA release new Pluto flyby video from New Horizons mission
- July 18, 2017

Pluto's haze layer shows its blue color in this picture taken by the Ralph instrument on the New Horizons spacecraft . New Horizons has moved on from Pluto and is now flying deeper into the Kuiper Belt, a vast area filled with icy bodies out beyond Neptune's orbit. (more...)
Australian Military To Be Given More Power To Tackle Terror Incidents Australian Military To Be Given More Power To Tackle Terror Incidents
- July 17, 2017

In certain circumstances, the military could take charge of responses. The prime minister unveiled a raft of changes on today, including having special forces provide specialised training to local police officers. "We must constantly review and update our responses to the threat of terrorism". He said the proposed measures "will ensure that the ADF is more readily available to respond to terrorism incidents, providing state and territory police with the extra support to call on when they ... (more...)
Mirzakhani, first female 'Nobel Prize for Mathematics' victor, is dead Mirzakhani, first female 'Nobel Prize for Mathematics' victor, is dead
- July 16, 2017

Mirzakhani was 37 when in 2014 she became the first woman to win the prize, which was established in 1936 and is equivalent to the Nobel Prize for mathematics. At the time she was praised for the stunning advances she had made in some of the most complicated areas of the mathematics. The award is given out every four years. (more...)
Juno's fly-by may shed light on a Jupiter mystery Juno's fly-by may shed light on a Jupiter mystery
- July 13, 2017

Juno was launched on August 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Great Red Spot has more than just good looks going for it. It all took place at 7:06 p.m. This illustration depicts NASA's Juno spacecraft in orbit above Jupiter's Great Red Spot. In the meantime, enjoy the latest batch of images provided by Juno , and the savvy photo editors who turned the craft's raw image data into stunning pictures. (more...)
Hospital: Ailing China Nobel laureate in critical condition Hospital: Ailing China Nobel laureate in critical condition
- July 13, 2017

According to the hospital, Liu is suffering from "infectious shock" and " spontaneous peritonitis " as fluids and inflammation build up in his abdomen. "The economy is strong, the military is rising — does China still care about worldwide political opinion?" said Zhang Lifan, a liberal political commentator in Beijing. (more...)
Microsoft launches iPhone app that narrates the world for blind people Microsoft launches iPhone app that narrates the world for blind people
- July 13, 2017

They can point it at a product and the app will tell them what that is. Pointing it at a product's bar code will have the app describing what it is, and even provide additional information about how to use it. "As the research progresses, more channels may be added", the developers say via the app description. This means they can be accessed more quickly and in situations where there's no stable internet connection. (more...)
In A First, China To Slash Military Force By Over 50 Percent In A First, China To Slash Military Force By Over 50 Percent
- July 13, 2017

According to Reuters, China had started the construction of the base in Djibouti past year. The West is concerned that closer ties between Djibouti and China may prompt the African country to impose restrictions on U.S. Beijing also says it will use the base to facilitate military cooperation and joint exercises, as Chinese navy and other services seek to expand their worldwide presence in line with the country's growing economic and political influence. (more...)
Djokovic muscles in on women's quarter-final day Djokovic muscles in on women's quarter-final day
- July 12, 2017

However, the world No. 4 wasn't in a particularly happy mood, regardless of his on-court brilliance, and he found himself in frequent discussions with umpire Bernardes, which often left Djokovic shaking his head - the contents of which I'm sure we'll discover in due course. (more...)
Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Amazon to support UPI-based Payments Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Amazon to support UPI-based Payments
- July 12, 2017

He also said that first, the Quite likely Google would come as their testing is larger or less complete... Google and apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook will have a pervasive presence in India. "Apart from acquiring customers, we have also focussed on enabling our key merchant partners to accept UPI-based payments". Besides, Ola had already integrated UPI on its platform in April this year . (more...)
Unesco recognises Hebron as Palestinian world heritage site
- July 08, 2017

It "regrets" that Israel would not allow inspectors from the International Council on Monuments and Sites, which advises UNESCO on heritage designations, to access the site and acknowledges that as a result, ICOMOS was not able to "fully evaluate" whether the site "unquestionably" merits the designations. (more...)
Doomfist is Definitely Coming to Overwatch Doomfist is Definitely Coming to Overwatch
- July 07, 2017

In addition, Doomfist is able to charge up a rocket punch and generate personal shields when he causes extra damage. - Rising Uppercut - Doomfist punches enemies in front of him up in the air. Even before his release, Overwatch's story is expanding. He's a major part of the Talon leadership, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan said in a Developer's Update-meaning Reaper isn't the sole leader of Talon. (more...)
Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Details New Features Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Details New Features
- July 07, 2017

Today's Splatoon 2 Direct showed a lobby system that will be familiar to players of Arms, with avatars visualised on screen as they dance around a virtual room. There's ranked mode, league play, Salmon Run, a single-player campaign and plenty of extras and mini-games in Inkopolis. Just how fresh are you? The basic service, which includes online gameplay and voice chat (for designated games), will remain free until the paid version debuts next year. (more...)
Apple Inc.'s Epic iPhone 8 Fingerprint Fail Apple Inc.'s Epic iPhone 8 Fingerprint Fail
- July 04, 2017

It sports an nearly bezel-less display (barring the top lip), 3D front camera with facial recognition, and elevated sound quality. But Ming-Chi Kuo apparently expects that the firm will not be able to pull the engineering feat off - meaning Touch ID could disappear from the front of the iPhone for the first time since its introduction in the iPhone 5s in 2013 (though it will not be removed entirely). (more...)
Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US
- June 28, 2017

In Ukraine , the power grid, banks and government offices were hit, leading the country's prime minister to call the breach, "unprecedented". Some IT specialists identified the newcomer as "Petrwrap", a modified version of ransomware called Petya which circulated a year ago. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian Goes Glam for Surprise Birthday Party Khloe Kardashian Goes Glam for Surprise Birthday Party
- June 27, 2017

A writer on the show said the "Dad + Mom" reference was simply another version of the "goals" hashtag now in the zeitgeist. The lovebirds have seemingly been inseparable ever since becoming romantically involved previous year, with Kardashian often traveling to Cleveland for her man's basketball games. (more...)
Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House
- June 24, 2017

Others are angrier about the off-camera press briefings that the White House hosts, tweeting in frustration about the lack of public access, another part of the administration's plan to drive reporters insane. The lawsuit points to a tweet Trump posted on May 12 that suggested he had recordings of his conversations with Comey. I mean, tell me what's the White House's explanation? What's more, Spicer excluded journalists from outlets that the president lumps into the "fake news" ... (more...)
Gyms, Raids and Legendary Pokemon Gyms, Raids and Legendary Pokemon
- June 20, 2017

The developer's idea of gifting gamers with codes to the Legendaries after actively using the new gym system is also a pretty great way to get more players to use the new system, and to get back into the game. The gym system has been a point of contention ever since Pokemon Go came out. As the Pokemon's motivation drops, its CP drops too, meaning a Pokemon will get progressively weaker and weaker the longer it is in a gym. (more...)
NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life
- June 20, 2017

The planet candidates, announced this afternoon by the U.S. space agency, are in the final catalogue from Kepler's survey of the patch of sky in our galaxy known as the Cygnus constellation . In the search for life, Fulton believes it will be better to focus on super-Earths. This sharpens the dividing line between potentially habitable planets and those that are inhospitable to life as we know it, the researchers said. (more...)
Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case
- June 20, 2017

The state's lawyers said the districts were compact and neatly drawn. The issue will be briefed and argued in the Supreme Court term that begins in October. Under the approach, developed by two University of Chicago professors, every voter packed into a district above the threshold needed to elect a candidate from his party creates a "surplus" vote. (more...)
Al Jazeera claims suspension of its Arabic channel Twitter account
- June 19, 2017

The UAE foreign minister, Anwar Gargash, said that his country and its allies did not trust Qatar to change its behaviour and end support for groups like the Muslim Brotherhood. Saudi Arabia said yesterday a Turkish military base similar to that built in neighboring Qatar would not be welcome in the kingdom, insisting it is "not needed". (more...)
Quantum Internet Is One Step Closer Quantum Internet Is One Step Closer
- June 18, 2017

Preliminary research included ground-based studies of bi-directional entangled photon pair distribution through a two-link terrestrial free-space channel, over 600m, 13km, and 102km, with an ~80dB effective channel loss. This test, set in motion when #China launched a specialized quantum satellite dubbed Micius previous year, was able to distribute the entanglement photons across a distance of more than 1,200 km. (more...)
Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation
- June 18, 2017

Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president over a report by The Washington Post that Mueller was looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. 'Americans should be be skeptical about anonymous allegations , ' Rosenstein continued. A Justice Department spokesman declined to comment on the tweet. (more...)
Uber loses another top executive Emil Michael
- June 15, 2017

Full view will be published shortly. Uber's second in command, Emil Michael , the company's senior vice president for business and a close confidant of CEO Travis Kalanick , is leaving the company Monday as was predicted by several news sources over the weekend. (more...)
E3 2017: Nintendo Announces 'Metroid Prime 4' For Switch
- June 14, 2017

Additionally, new to Metroid: Samus Returns are enemies that have all new behaviors and attack patterns that fit in line with the new 360 aiming mechanics. However, considering how long it has been since the last game this is definitely more than enough to make fans of the series ecstatic. Likewise, the release date remains a mystery, although it's extremely unikely that it will be released until at least late 2018. (more...)
Destiny 2 Gets New Story-Based Trailer, PlayStation Exclusive Goodies
- June 13, 2017

Sadly, the release date for the PC version of Destiny 2 was not revealed. This highly anticipated FPS/MMO hybrid has already obtained a massive following due to the insane success of the original Destiny . It ends on July 23. At E3 2017, Sony announced Destiny 2 PS4 exclusives. Specifically, PlayStation 4 players will get a timed exclusive until at least fall 2018 - or roughly. (more...)
Apple allows in-app tipping for content creators
- June 13, 2017

Now, developers will have to use the API for their app review protocols no matter what, instead of being able to set up their own custom systems. And, it will be possible to disable these review prompts entirely starting in iOS 11 . One anti-virus app told him its cost US$99.99 for a seven-day subscription. People have been annoyed by app review prompts for years, and this update seems to remedy the problem. (more...)
Skyrim Will Be Coming To Nintendo Switch This Fall
- June 12, 2017

It's implied that in this chest, the player acquired a BOTW Link outfit, along with a Master Sword and shield. Also, there's mention that even Link's Hyalian shield will be accessible to " Skyrim " players. This bit was actually showcased in the new teaser trailer for the game. Bethesda also confirmed that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Nintendo Switch will include all official add-ons: namely being Dawnguard, Hearthfire and Dragonborn. (more...)
Apple Announces Smart Speaker, Device Upgrades, and iOS 11
- June 08, 2017

When it's time to upgrade to the final public version of iOS 11 , it will be straightforward and free, and the new operating system comes with some exciting new updates . And when you use Slide Over or Split View, both apps will stay active so you can work with them simultaneously. The iPad Pro has been made available in a third size as Apple attempts to strengthen its hold on the tablet market. (more...)
NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants
- June 08, 2017

The university announced in May that it was part of a research team selected by NASA to "explore transformative system-level aviation innovations as part of NASA Aeronautics' University Leadership Initiative". Naval Academy. Dominick was at sea on the USS Ronald Reagan, serving as department head for Strike Fighter Squadron 115, when he got the call saying he'd been selected as an astronaut candidate . (more...)
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
- June 06, 2017

In other words, if most of the hardware is indeed confirmed, it'll be Apple's most packed WWDC in a long time. On the software front, we can expect the first developer preview for iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11 - with the biggest new features of each highlighted in the keynote. (more...)
India launches heaviest rocket into space India launches heaviest rocket into space
- June 06, 2017

India Monday scripted history as it successfully launched its heaviest home-made rocket GSLV MkIII-D1 billed as the "Naughty boy" of Space Agency ISRO carrying communication satellite GSAT-19. In case of successful test the rocket used to launch manned spacecraft. After its separation from the GSLV-Mk III, the GSAT - 19 will use its own propulsion system to reach its geostationary orbital home. (more...)
Climate expert, religious community concerned about potential United States withdrawal from Paris Agreement
- June 02, 2017

A White House official told the Associated Press there might be "caveats in the language" regarding the withdrawal from the accord, leaving open the possibility that the withdrawal may not be final and permanent. American allies around the world have sounded public warnings over the consequences of withdrawing from the agreement , seeing nations including China and Russian Federation restate their commitments. (more...)
The Man Who Created Android Just Released a New Smartphone The Man Who Created Android Just Released a New Smartphone
- May 31, 2017

When you're not using the 360 degree camera attachment there is a 13MP Dual RGB + Mono camera with image fusion technology. The first thing you notice in photos of the high-end device is the screen: It takes up nearly the entire front face, going so close to the edge it curves around the selfie camera. (more...)
Sony finally ends PS3 production in Japan Sony finally ends PS3 production in Japan
- May 31, 2017

There's no word on when the same will occur in the west. While this does mark the end of sales in Japan, there is no word on when or if PS3 shipments will end in the US, Canada or the other big gaming markets. Since E3 2017 is just around the corner, there are chances that Sony will add predecessors of the upcoming games to the PS Plus free games library. (more...)
At refugee camp, Trump envoy Haley vows more aid for Syrians At refugee camp, Trump envoy Haley vows more aid for Syrians
- May 29, 2017

Haley said last week that the USA administration would continue to support countries on the front line of the refugee crisis. Haley says a lack of coordination among aid agencies has led to duplication of efforts and inefficiencies as Syria's civil war drags into its seventh year. (more...)
Is Apple going to ditch the iPad mini?
- May 20, 2017

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will be seeing more than software announcements as reports have surfaced that new MacBooks will be revealed at the event. It has been nearly seven years since Apple last redesigned the MacBook Air. Last fall, Apple launched new MacBook Pros with a touchscreen integrated into the keyboard. (more...)
Largest Indian bank's profit surges as loan provisions fall Largest Indian bank's profit surges as loan provisions fall
- May 20, 2017

The public sector bank had registered a standalone net profit of Rs 1,263.81 crore in the same period a year ago. The bank's NII for the quarter increased by 22 per cent QoQ to Rs 18071 crore in Q4FY17 as compared to Rs14751 crore in Q3FY17. (more...)
OnePlus is partnering with DxOmark OnePlus is partnering with DxOmark
- May 19, 2017

As expected, the Chinese company has succumbed to tetraphobia, a superstition widespread throughout East Asia that associates the number four with bad luck. Speaking about the announcement, Etienne Knauer, SVP of Sales and Marketing at DxO, said: "OnePlus has always been one of the leading innovators in the smartphone industry, and we are proud to partner with them and support their exciting mobile photography strategy". (more...)
Eagles sign RB Blount to one-year deal Eagles sign RB Blount to one-year deal
- May 19, 2017

After a hip injury kept him out half of the 2015 season, Blount had an fantastic year in 2016. That said, he averaged just 3.9 yards-per-carry, which was the second lowest total of his career. We have to wait and see the contract structure for Blount because it is likely to be heavily incentive-driven. Well, it's basically the same logic I just used predicting Blount scoring under 10 rushing touchdowns in 2017. (more...)
Yates expected White House to move quickly on Flynn's Russian Federation ties Yates expected White House to move quickly on Flynn's Russian Federation ties
- May 18, 2017

The former acting attorney general also noted that the White House was being misleading when they say that Don McGahn didn't get full access to the Flynn information until February 2. He didn't mention any talk of sanctions. "This was a serious compromise situation". Several federal courts eventually blocked the ban (and its revised follow-up) from being enforced and Yates herself also instructed the Department of Justice not to defend the ban, citing its unconstitutionality. (more...)
The Avril Lavigne Death Hoax That Won't Die The Avril Lavigne Death Hoax That Won't Die
- May 18, 2017

In a sequence of narration and side-by-side photos, @givenchyass made the case for why the Avril Lavigne of today is actually Melissa Vandella . Social researcher Lauren Rosewarne from the University of Melbourne said conspiracy theories that blow up over the internet were based on the same formula as a "chain letter". (more...)
Apple Wants MacBook Owners To Upgrade More Often Apple Wants MacBook Owners To Upgrade More Often
- May 17, 2017

The new MacBook Pro 2017 is believed to come with Intel Kaby Lake processor, although rumors claim that Apple may likely choose the new Intel Cannonlake chipsets. The new MacBook Pro will look much like the previous model and will mostly differ in internal architecture. Apple could be rolling out new Mac notebooks based on Intel's latest processors later this year. (more...)
Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs
- May 17, 2017

More than 200,000 victims in around 150 countries have been infected by the ransomware which originated in the United Kingdom and Spain on Friday before spreading globally. Senior security staff held another meeting in the White House Situation Room on Saturday, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency were trying to identify the perpetrators of the massive cyber attack , said the official, who spoke on condition on anonymity to the news agency to discuss ... (more...)

« 1 2 next »