Science


Calvin Harris Accusing Taylor Swift Of Cheating In Upcoming Song
- July 09, 2016

The Avengers actor - who is rumoured to be replacing Daniel Craig as the next star to play the British spy - appeared to be terrified over the weekend as he hurtled down a slide with girlfriend Taylor Swift and her pals. "Being attentive, continue to pretend..." one lyric reportedly reads, according to TMZ . The song goes, " Low key you won't tell none of your friends about me ". (more...)
Clinton, Trump cancel political events after police deaths Clinton, Trump cancel political events after police deaths
- July 09, 2016

Trump has not, at any point in the past year, done anything to suggest that "acknowledging the racial dimension to the problem of police overuse of lethal force is not anti-cop". "He was just getting his license and registration, sir", Reynolds says to the police officer in the video. "This is a time, perhaps more than ever, for strong leadership, love and compassion", the candidate said in a statement. (more...)
Read: Newt Gingrich's on-point statement about police violence and racism
- July 09, 2016

For Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, it's one of his last chances before the party's nominating convention to garner more support from the Republican establishment. Trump will reportedly name his running mate by July 15. Although Sasse wouldn't comment on what Trump said during the meeting, his spokesman said the Sasse still believes that the choice of Trump and Hillary Clinton is a "dumpster fire" for the American public. (more...)
Share Performance Recap for Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Share Performance Recap for Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)
- July 09, 2016

It also produces and sells stationary energy storage products for use in homes, commercial sites and utilities. In December, we noted how Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) hit an all-time high as gasoline prices broke $2.50 support during the summer of 2014. (more...)
Obama To Leave More Troops In Afghanistan Than Originally Intended
- July 09, 2016

Obama said "the narrow missions" assigned to U.S. forces will not change, and that they will remain focused on "training" Afghan forces and "supporting" operations against al-Qaeda and other armed groups, including the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS). (more...)
Samsung launches new Galaxy phones, technologies
- July 09, 2016

Analysts attributed the better-than-expected figures to the firm's aggressive cost-cutting efforts and brisk sales of the Galaxy S7 - the latest version of its high-end flagship smartphone. The tricky part will be maintaining demand for the Galaxy S7 line into the second half of the year. Just yesterday, we reported that a Samsung smartphone with a 7-inch screen surfaced online, and today, Samsung has chose to release this handset as well. (more...)
Philando Castile investigation top priority Philando Castile investigation top priority
- July 09, 2016

Minnesota's Democrat Governor Mark Dayton claims that if Philando Castile, the man killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in a Twin Cities suburb on Wednesday night, were white that he would be alive . The first person to comment, Edward Craig, praised Zuckerberg and the Menlo Park-based social media giant for allowing citizens to document history, good or bad, for all to see. (more...)
Philando Castile's death: Prosecutor 'needs time' to decide on grand jury
- July 09, 2016

St. Paul police made one arrest after bottles and rocks were thrown by a rogue group of protesters who broke away from a peaceful demonstration outside the governor's residence in the aftermath of a fatal police shooting. It said Yanez opened fire, striking Castile multiple times . Law enforcement personnel transported Reynolds and her daughter to the Roseville Police Department, where Reynolds gave a statement to investigators about the incident. (more...)
Apple iOS 10: What's New and What's Changed Apple iOS 10: What's New and What's Changed
- July 09, 2016

It's something Apple didn't mention during the jam-packed Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco . Why the change? In they keynote presentation, Apple VP of software engineering Craig Federighi demonstrated how swiping left and right will instead give users access to the camera app as well as other widgets. (more...)
What to expect during the Juno mission (23i) — Destination Jupiter
- July 09, 2016

At 11:18 p.m., the team announced that an engine burn created to help the robot slip into an optimal orbit had started. Beneath Jupiter's clouds lie secrets: a violent origin; the birth of life; and the death of the sun. From its current position Juno will take 53 days to complete one orbit of Jupiter. It never really came close to the planet's surface. "We'd like to know a lot about its composition and how it formed ". (more...)
Samsung on course for best quarterly profit in two years
- July 09, 2016

Apple's new iPhones are due later this year so it remains to be seen if Samsung's mobile division, and thus the company's overall finances, can continue in this positive vein amid increased competition. According to the Zauba listing, the new Gear VR will come with USB Type-C port. It is worth pointing out that the Galaxy Note 7 is also rumored to come with the USB Type-C port, which will make it incompatible with the older Gear VRs. (more...)
Michael Bay Shares More Transformers: The Last Knight Photos Michael Bay Shares More Transformers: The Last Knight Photos
- July 09, 2016

Director Michael Bay has an obsession with inflicting damage upon cars and trucks, something immediately evident in the latest shots from the Transformers set. There's no additional information about the movie-prepped GT R outside Bay's image, but the auto appears to sport the standard features save for the two-tone livery. (more...)
Windows Phone Users Launch Petition for Pokemon GO
- July 08, 2016

If you haven't already done so, uncheck Unknown sources in Settings to stay as safe as possible. Nintendo has finally released the augmented reality game, Pokemon Go, after months of beta and field tests . According to the publication, the game is set to be available to players on Android and iOS; however, this bars the in-app features like the PokeCoins. (more...)
Protests, calls for justice after police shooting, video Protests, calls for justice after police shooting, video
- July 08, 2016

Officers said they exchanged gunfire with the suspect. "If we can do more of that and kind of thing and bring the groups together, maybe there will be less apprehension and a little bit less fear", he said. In St. Paul, about a thousand people gathered outside the governor's mansion, chanting "Hey hey, ho ho, those killer cops have got to go". The latest death happened late Wednesday in the St. (more...)
Microsoft offers a Surfrace Pro 4 and Xbox One bundle Microsoft offers a Surfrace Pro 4 and Xbox One bundle
- June 30, 2016

The latest bundle to provide the nation’s students all the digital entertainment they might desire comes directly from Microsoft:  students can get a free Xbox One along with the purchase of a Surface Pro 4 . It seems that the Surface Pro 5 will come with a screen that will support standard 2K resolution, but those who are not tight on cash will be able to buy the 4K variant. (more...)
Microsoft Tried to Partner with Nintendo Before Creating Xbox
- June 26, 2016

Back in the good old days, Microsoft and Sony weren't names that you would associate with gaming. Nintendo, however, was largely considered (and still is) a household name when it came to video game consoles, which is why it isn’t surprising to learn that Microsoft had initially approached Nintendo before they made the Xbox. (more...)
Microsoft Claims Project Scorpio Will Be Most Powerful Console Ever Microsoft Claims Project Scorpio Will Be Most Powerful Console Ever
- June 26, 2016

Developers that make games for the Xbox One Scorpio will be able to develop their games either at 1080p resolution with 60 frames per second or at 4K resolution. Meanwhile, Microsoft has partnered with Los Angeles startup Kind Financial to develop technology and tools that can track marijuana plants from "seed to sale", The New York Times reported. (more...)
Texas Man Contracts Flesh Eating Bacteria in Port Aransas Texas Man Contracts Flesh Eating Bacteria in Port Aransas
- June 25, 2016

Scott Cross, director of Nueces County Coastal Parks including beaches in Port Aransas, said advisories are only issued when there's an elevated bacteria count. La Shelle said beach-goers should be warned. The family is asking for the public's help as they now deal with a large amount of medical expenses and have set up a donation page on YouCaring.org . (more...)
Firefox Containers to offer greater browsing privacy by using separate identities Firefox Containers to offer greater browsing privacy by using separate identities
- June 21, 2016

The Containers feature tries to mimic the diversity of an individual user within his or her online persona. Many people use the same computer and browser for work and personal activities, and keeping those identities and information separate is notoriously hard. (more...)
Scientists stunned by newest Pluto revelation Scientists stunned by newest Pluto revelation
- June 17, 2016

Using the Ralph/Multispectral Visual Imaging Camera (MVIC), New Horizons has obtained the image from a distance of around 13,400 miles from Pluto. The image, made from closer range, is much better than the lower-resolution images of this same terrain taken several days before closest approach. (more...)
VLC for Windows 10 Mobile Revealed in New Screenshots VLC for Windows 10 Mobile Revealed in New Screenshots
- June 13, 2016

In April, we reported that the VLC team is working on a Universal Windows Phone app for Windows 10 ecosystem, which went into closed beta a few weeks ago. This availability means that you now can stay in touch with friends and family more quickly and easily straight from your Windows 10 device. As far as new features are concerned, it appears that the Windows 10 Mobile version of VLC comes with UPnP and network share browsing, which definitely comes in handy especially in households where ... (more...)
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: Extra Incentive Does Not Matter Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: Extra Incentive Does Not Matter
- June 07, 2016

Windows 10 usage has doubled over the past six months, according to new analysis from ZDNet . In the past, only the users of the Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL, Lumia 550 and Lumia 650 had the Windows 10 Mobile OS Update , but it has now rolled out for a much larger number of devices as millions of users are now on the latest Windows Phone OS. (more...)
Gingrich: Trump's judge attacks 'one of the worst mistakes' he's made
- June 06, 2016

District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s Mexican heritage was “one of the worst mistakes Trump has made.” Gingrich said  “This is one of the worst mistakes Trump has made. "I'm building a wall". McConnell said America is a nation full of immigrants - pointing out that his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, came to the United States when she was eight and didn't speak English. (more...)
Ryan Blasts Trump Less Than 24 Hours After Endorsement
- June 05, 2016

Ryan's endorsement might not help those candidates, Wagner said, but it lowers the possibility that Trump's candidacy will hurt them. If this time is different, it's because Ryan is no longer seen simply as a paragon of virtue standing tall in a crowd of vice, but as the most powerful Republican in the country, and as Trump's antipode within the party. (more...)
India successfully launches its first space shuttle
- June 04, 2016

The move marks a crucial step towards developing a full-scale reusable model to launch satellites in the future and highlights India's presence as a serious space faring nation .  The Indian Space Research Organization said the shuttle lifted off on a rocket from a launch pad in southern India on Monday and completed a successful 13-minute test flight. (more...)