Sci-tech

by | July 13, 2018 | 01:14

Kavanaugh said he has worked as a school tutor for struggling kids. While one national political analyst said McCain, who has been in Arizona since late a year ago battling brain cancer, may be willing to give up his seat if it would help Kavanaugh be confirmed, another Arizona lawmaker has different thoughts.

by | July 07, 2018 | 01:26

Trump tweeted that Pruitt's deputy, the former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler , would take over Monday as acting head of the agency. I have no doubt and complete confidence he will continue the important deregulatory work that Scott Pruitt started while being a good steward of the environment .

by | July 05, 2018 | 04:53

Last Thursday, the agency issued a heat warning for the Canada Day long weekend, calling the upcoming heat wave "the most significant heat event" Ontario has experienced in the last few years. Dr. David Kaiser, physician-manager at Montreal's public health authority, said officials aren't surprised by the number of deaths in the metropolis.

by | July 02, 2018 | 10:31

Astronauts repaired the arm's current hand - which was growing arthritic after 17 years of use - during a series of spacewalks in recent months. But what it learns can help in recognizing this type of AI Bot design in the future. It was built by Airbus on behalf of the German Aerospace Center in a bid to "demonstrate cooperation between humans and intelligent machines" in the form of a technology experiment.

by | July 02, 2018 | 07:59

He said a cold front will begin to move into ME on Friday , with temperatures expected to drop into the 70s by Saturday . Take care of your dog's paws: Asphalt and sidewalks are hotter than grass, and dogs' paw pads are highly sensitive to heat.

by | July 01, 2018 | 06:59

Furthermore, of the court's four liberals, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85 and Justice Stephen Breyer turns 80 this summer, meaning that Trump could have the chance to fill more openings. Nominated by Republican President Ronald Reagan and confirmed in 1988, Kennedy is widely thought to be a moderate and pivotal swing vote on the court.

by | June 28, 2018 | 06:30

It will also be viewable from Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe and South America. The total lunar eclipse will follow the super blue blood moon of January 31, which too was a once-in-a-lifetime event when a supermoon, lunar eclipse and blue moon combine together at the same time.

by | June 21, 2018 | 19:44

Former US President Barack Obama called Wednesday for an end to the separation of migrant children from parents at the US-Mexico border, saying the "cruelty" of the practice was contrary to American ideals. She also compared the family separations to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, considered one of the darkest chapters of American history.

by | June 06, 2018 | 01:54

SES-12 will operate under the authority of the Netherlands and will replace and augment the services now being provided on SES's NSS-6 satellite. Or it could help provide internet service to cell phone carriers or to passengers on planes and cruise ships, and to remote areas that lack reliable connections.

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:19

A few tornadoes are also possible across the Florida peninsula Sunday . The National Hurricane Center in Miami issued tropical storm warnings for parts of Florida and Alabama , saying tropical storm conditions are possible there by Sunday night .

by | May 26, 2018 | 06:00

The storm, while projected to bring heavy rainfall and flooding to areas in Florida and some Gulf Coast states both this weekend and into early next week, will not become a hurricane, according to NOAA . Also further north into the central Gulf Coast region and the southeastern United states later this weekend and even early next week. "The main impact will be heavy rains that could exacerbate rivers and areas prone to flooding".

by | May 24, 2018 | 03:55

Kushner and several other White House employees were working under provisional clearances that allowed them to see classified material while the Federal Bureau of Investigation checks were under way. Brookfield Asset Management, a Canadian real estate firm, said this month that it had reached an agreement to invest in the property. Kushner's months-long inability to get a permanent security clearance had long vexed the administration, so much so that some officials felt unwilling to push the ...

by | May 17, 2018 | 01:21

Even if the Whole Foods discounts cost Amazon something in terms of profit, they are another way to help move Prime membership from its current 100 million to a higher level. Sustainably-sourced, wild-caught halibut steaks: $9.99/lb., save $10/lb. Prime members scan an app or input their phone numbers at checkout to receive the discounts.

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:04

But a major retailer e-commerce website Suning.com has revealed that the design of the back panel also, which includes a dual rear camera setup placed vertically on the back. The X6 is the first Nokia phone to sport a notch display and may be an indication of what to expect from future Nokia devices. It comes in either, 4 GB or 6 GB LPDDR4 RAM variants, with 32 GB or 64 GB of internal storage.

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:54

The smartphone has horizontally placed dual camera setup with a 16 MP RGB sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and a 24 MP secondary monochrome sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. - The Honor 10 cameras , because of Huawei's dedicated NPU, can do a lot of AI stuff. The front camera also sports Face Unlock feature. - And oh, the Honor 10 has a headphone jack.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:36

Like the US senators, Australian regulators question whether consumers have given valid consent for the extent of Google's information collection. The software company also claims that the search giant gets detailed information on people's searches and surfing from the Android devices.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:28

The new and improved Surface Hub 2 boasts a higher-resolution touchscreen than the original, plus dual removable 4K rotating front cameras that support video calling, enhanced far-field microphones, and other improvements. The Surface Hub 2 won't be battery-powered, though Microsoft's not saying exactly what technology will power it. If the company isn't exaggerating its success with the gadget, then Microsoft might also see the Surface Hub move into the educational sector.

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:53

Those commands will take several minutes to reach the helicopter from Earth , so it will need some autonomous capabilities to make sure it can fly on its own, without anyone controlling it in real time. The helicopter's first flight will see it climb 10 feet (3 meters) into the Martian air, where it will attempt to hover for 30 seconds. Mars 2020 is scheduled to launch atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ...

by | May 11, 2018 | 01:46

Meanwhile, in Atlantic Canada, Pelmorex , the company that operates the alert system, said in a statement that wireless carriers confirmed the test messages were distributed across their networks. Social media was abuzz with the late - and in some cases, nonexistent - alert. "I think this was a very important test", Mason said. "Each system reaches the public in different ways, which allows us to reach as many people as possible, as quickly as possible in an emergency", said Julia ...

by | May 11, 2018 | 01:44

But one issue that Nintendo hasn't yet addressed is the bad kickstand on the back of the Switch . But sadly this mode had a flaw up until now, which was, while playing the device could not be charged. Nintendo has revealed the eight competitors that will be facing off in its upcoming Smash Bros. for Switch Invitational tournament at E3 2018 next month.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:43

The reaction, as shown above, obviously received applause from the crowd who clearly understand the Halo reference stated within Alexa's reply. Taking the strengths of both assistants, interacting with each other and making them available on every device possible.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:46

What's more is that there will be 20 NES games made available at the launch of the premium network service , all of which will have online multiplayer enabled. Nintendo will also offer a family bundle for $34.99 that allows up to eight people to use the same subscription. There will also be the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app , which Nintendo says will "enhance the online experience for compatible games through voice chat and other features".

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:43

If you don't have Destiny 2 and want to catch up before the new expansions launch, you can grab it on Amazon . The first Destiny 2 expansion, Curse of Osiris , raised the level cap from 20 to 25 . "Vicarious Visions is proud to be a part of this franchise as fans, and now as developers", said Jennifer Oneal, studio head for Vicarious Visions.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:50

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by | May 08, 2018 | 01:45

In fact, the message might even work on other messaging apps. The other says , "This is very interesting" with an emoji of a laughing face, though it's unlikely you'll be laughing once your phone crashes. Now the message is more seemingly innocuous but has the same effect. The bad thing about message bombs is that they crash the user's smartphone after the user clicked on the message.

by | May 05, 2018 | 02:16

InSight will use the same type of straightforward parachute deployment and engine firings during descent as Phoenix lander did in 2008. If the experiment succeeds, it should take just several minutes for flight controllers to hear from the cubes.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:19

The new operation will be in addition to Amazon's 156,000-square-foot building opened in Vancouver in 2015. The company now has about 1,200 workers in the city, according to Rohit Prasad, a Boston-based vice president and head scientist of Amazon Alexa.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:31

Starting at $199 Dollars for 32 GB of storage (or $249 USD for the 64 GB model), Oculus Go was designed with comfort in mind. Evidence is piling up that Facebook-owned Oculus is gearing up to launch its low-priced, standalone virtual reality headset Oculus Go , possibly as soon as later today.

by | April 30, 2018 | 03:41

Maybe they will add more, too. "I pretty much can play wherever", Alexander said. In 2016, Alexander became one of the top cornerbacks in the country. Brian Gutekunst wrapped up his first National Football League draft as General Manager of the Green Bay Packers by taking a third wide receiver late in the sixth round and finally addressing the pass rush in the 7th along with an unprecedented draft choice.

by | April 29, 2018 | 00:21

Reliance Industries' net profit rose close to 3 percent to Rs, 8,697 crores from the preceding year's fourth quarter. Reliance Jio , the company's telecom operator had reported the profit of Rs. Gross refining margin (GRM) for the quarter fell to $11 per barrel compared with $11.5 per barrel in the year-earlier period. A report by Jefferies expects refining EBIT to fall 5% this quarter to Rs6,000 crore levels while the retail business's EBIT will increase 135% to Rs600 crore.

by | April 27, 2018 | 00:31

The second generation eyewear is thinner than its predecessor and generally sleeker. While Snapchat made a huge amount of units, they only shipped around 150000 - causing them to lose around $40 million in merchandise and forcing them to lay off around a dozen people.

by | April 27, 2018 | 00:29

On top of this, Nintendo is forecasting to sell another 20 million Switch units this financial year, which would likely put their total system sales in line with those of the Xbox One. Moving on to the Nintendo 3DS, sales for Nintendo's portable have bee good too, reaching 6.40 million for the fiscal year. The current president, Tatsumi Kimishima , was always understood to be a stand-in of sorts until a more permanent appointee could be decided upon.

by | April 26, 2018 | 12:42

Nearly all of Facebook's advertising revenue, 91%, is from mobile advertising, a year-on-year increase from 85%. It's also rolling out ad transparency tools giving users the ability to see who is running a political ad, who they're targeting, how much they're paying and what other messages they're sending out.

by | April 26, 2018 | 12:39

After several months of content controversy , the Google-owned video platform has announced new features that allow parents to create a white-listed, non-algorithmic version of its Kids app. " YouTube just can't get their heads around the fact that when you're expressly providing content for kids, there is an ethical need for an actual human being viewing it with their eyes and ears before it gets inside a child's brain".

by | April 25, 2018 | 15:29

All of these new features will be coming out to regular Gmail users. Those immediately available include smart replies (similar to the Gmail mobile version ), the option to snooze emails as in Inbox and a new tool panel on the right side of Gmail's interface for easy access to Tasks (also revamped) and Calendar .

by | April 25, 2018 | 15:28

Called " The Speed You Need ", the unveiling will also be a fan event. Keeping the momentum, OnePlus shed light on the design of OnePlus 6 smartphone and confirmed that it will embrace a glass back . A UK-based online mobile accessories retailer, Mobile Fun listed several cases for the OnePlus 6 by in-house case maker Olixar. Separately, OnePlus also announced recently that it is collaborating with Marvel Studios and Disney India to offer 6,000 tickets for Avengers: Infinity War ...

by | April 25, 2018 | 15:22

Sixty percent - or more than 40 million - of Spotify's current premium subscribers started out as users on the free tier, he said. And finally, Spotify has created a new Data Saver feature to let you listen to music without emptying your data bucket.

by | April 24, 2018 | 04:57

According to him, government is exploring the possibility of banning plastic bags with availability of alternatives. So, it is even more urgent that we come together in a smart partnership with all sectors and communities to clean out the plastic pollution and ensure clean and pristine waters dominate the million square miles that comprise the Caribbean.

by | April 24, 2018 | 04:41

The Snapdragon 636 is a 14nm 64-bit system-on-a-chip (SoC) with up to 6GB RAM . The smartphone sports a 5.99-inch full HD+ display with 1080x2160 pixel resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. For selfie lovers, the company has provided an 8MP selfie camera with dedicated LED flash. With dirt cheap price-tag, Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1 ) will certainly disrupt the smartphone market.

by | April 23, 2018 | 21:48

According to a review of publicly available records, Hannity is the "hidden" owner behind multiple shell companies , each using variations of the same set of letters (the initials of his children). Before and after then, Hannity sharply criticised Barack Obama for the USA foreclosure rate. Hannity was widely criticized for not disclosing the relationship with Cohen on his program, where he blasted the investigation.