Science


2 women in race to lead Britain
- July 11, 2016

Justice Minister Gove shocked fellow Conservatives last week by abruptly withdrawing his support for former London mayor and Brexit ally Boris Johnson, who was previously seen as the leadership frontrunner, effectively forcing him to withdraw from the race. (more...)
At Rs 6399, Intex Aqua Power 4G has Android Marshmallow At Rs 6399, Intex Aqua Power 4G has Android Marshmallow
- July 11, 2016

Intex Aqua Power 4G comes powered by a 1GHz quad-core processor with a MediaTek MT6735P chipset along with 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM. The default storage capacity is further expandable up to 32GB via microSD. The smartphone also supports 4G LTE bands in India - FDD-LTE Band 3 (1800MHz), Band 5, and TDD-LTE Band 40 (2300MHz). There is a 294 PPI of pixel density and 67% Screen-to-Body Ratio (Bezel to Screen). (more...)
Skype Chatbots Get Group Chat Features Skype Chatbots Get Group Chat Features
- July 11, 2016

In addition, developers building Skype bots can also now allow users to log into a service - such as a hotel loyalty program - so that they can keep interacting with a business without the need to log in constantly. Microsoft-owned Skype's chatbots will now work in group chats. This will make a substantial improvement to the chatbots' interpretation abilities of the claptrap that humans try and pass of as conversation. (more...)
25000% increase in number of players indicate game's impressive features 25000% increase in number of players indicate game's impressive features
- July 11, 2016

Two days after it was announced that Evolve would become free-to-play the player count has skyrocketed beyond the 35,000 mark and is continuing to rise. Or will Evolve come crashing back to Earth like so many Goliaths? "Since launch we realized Evolve has provided people some of their most exciting gaming moments and we want to make more of those for everyone... (more...)
Golden State Officially Welcomes Kevin Durant to the Warriors Golden State Officially Welcomes Kevin Durant to the Warriors
- July 11, 2016

In caption, the publication wrote "Playing with the Warriors in 2K17 gonna be like..." He wanted to be a part of that, to win championships with them, and he didn't care there would be a negative reaction to him joining a team coming off a record-breaking 73-win regular season and a second straight NBA Finals appearance after beating his Thunder in the Western Conference finals. (more...)
Lawyer says gun not race sparked shooting
- July 11, 2016

He also said he had no new information about the case. He says change can't be a top-down approach and needs to come from the community level. His girlfriend broadcast the minutes after the shooting on Facebook. A protester is treated for exposure to pepper spray during a demonstration against fatal shootings by the police of two black men across the country, in Phoenix, Arizona, US July 8, 2016. (more...)
Meerut tense as 4 people killed in demolition drive Meerut tense as 4 people killed in demolition drive
- July 11, 2016

At least four persons were killed and over half-a-dozen injured when a disputed building in Meerut collapsed during its demolition on Saturday, police said. In April, the Allahabad High Court had issued directives to demolish the mall and other buildings in the area. Cantonment Board officials and other staff members fled the scene as the building caved in. (more...)
Nintendo shares surge on Pokemon mobile game hopes Nintendo shares surge on Pokemon mobile game hopes
- July 11, 2016

Android users need to beware as a modified APK of the game is floating around the Google Play Store. Following its Australian and New Zealand release on the 6th of July, access to the smartphone application was rolled out in American territories on the 7th. (more...)
Tesla deliveries in Q2 fall short of target
- July 11, 2016

Tesla says the company itself was informed of the accident "shortly" after it took place. Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, tweeted that the vehicle's radar was not applicable in the case. Despite covering a relatively small region, Tesla has now 9 Supercharger locations in the country, with construction permits acquired for two more, and it also operates four stores with 3 service centers. (more...)
Catriona Matthew has a good day at the Cambia Portland Classic
- July 11, 2016

The defending champion has five consecutive rounds in the 60s dating back to last year's win and is a total of 28-under par in her professional career at Columbia Edgewater Country Club. She is also the second wire-to-wire victor on the tour this season. "Poana greens are usually not very friendly to me". Karrie Webb is the best-placed Australian at two under in a tie for 30th after a round of 71. (more...)
Griezmann 'still far behind Platini' Griezmann 'still far behind Platini'
- July 11, 2016

He lifted the trophy as captain of the Euro 1984 team, which beat Spain 2-0 in the final at the Parc des Princes, and headed the organizing committee of the 1998 World Cup, when France beat Brazil 3-0 at the Stade de France . "We put in a lot of effort, showed good body language, got forward and were good in one-on-ones", he said. Can they now do to France what the Greeks did to them? Can they turn the weight of expectation against their fancied hosts? Of course the parallels are ... (more...)
Galaxy smartphones boost Samsung profits in second quarter
- July 11, 2016

But strong consumer demand for the Galaxy S7 smartphone revived the company's earnings in the first quarter of 2016 and is expected to do so again in the second quarter's results. Samsung sold about 16 million Galaxy S7 smartphone series during the quarter, with low-price Galaxy models such as Galaxy A and Galaxy J sold strongly. (more...)
Black Lives Matter Protesters March In Inglewood
- July 11, 2016

A peaceful protest on Thursday in Dallas erupted into gunfire, when a black man, 25-year-old military veteran Micah Johnson, shot 12 police officers, killing five of them, in what he termed payback for earlier police actions. Obama said protests were part of the longstanding tradition of free speech and the ability to demonstrate in the US. Scuffles broke out at one point after protesters said a bus driver made a derogatory remark towards them. (more...)
U.S. shooting: My heart with family, says Zuckerberg U.S. shooting: My heart with family, says Zuckerberg
- July 11, 2016

The graphic video quickly became notorious, but then vanished temporarily. Facebook restored the video about an hour later and blamed the problem on a "technical glitch", an answer that some experts did not find convincing. "One of the most sensitive situations involves people sharing violent or graphic images of events taking place in the real world", Facebook said . (more...)
Fowler tweets he's going to Olympics Fowler tweets he's going to Olympics
- July 11, 2016

World no. 7 Fowler, like much of the universal golf community, had previously expressed his doubts about playing in the Olympics, citing the Zika virus as an impediment to starting a family someday. The qualification period ends on Monday, with National Olympic Committees required to inform the IOC of the number of places they will take up on Thursday. (more...)
Charles Barkley Rips Kevin Durant for Chasing a Championship With the Warriors
- July 11, 2016

Durant made a hard decision to leave the Thunder, and I definitely wouldn't call it "weak" like Smith said during his tirade. That love doesn't fade, those memories don't erase... It's an adjustment period. "I talked to him", Durant said. On Klay Thompson's recruitment: "He texted me". I didn't change as a person. "I think it's great". (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg on 'heartbreaking' police shooting footage Mark Zuckerberg on 'heartbreaking' police shooting footage
- July 11, 2016

As is the case with with other disturbing videos on the social network, it includes a statement that reads, "Warning - Graphic Video ". A second video recorded with Facebook's live video feature shows the panic of a group of Black Lives Matter marchers after shots rang out. (more...)
The key factors in Murray's defeat of Raonic
- July 11, 2016

But on a breezy afternoon, at a Centre Court filled with almost 15,000 partisan fans, Murray basically shut down that integral part of Raonic's game. " Murray, who had lost three Grand Slam finals in a row". The 29-year-old player is the first Briton to secure multiple All England Club titles since Fred Perry in the 1930s and only the 12th man to win Wimbledon a couple of times. (more...)
Portugal wins Euro 2016, Ronaldo injured
- July 11, 2016

Substitute Andre Pierre Gignac hit the post in injury time of normal time, but coach Didier Deschamps said: "We've missed a unique opportunity to win a Euros in our own country". Ronaldo reappeared between the extra periods, wearing a bandage around his left knee, to offer encouragement for his teammates. Both of these clubs enter on the heels of winning 2-0 matches as Portugal overcame Wales by that score in the semifinals on Wednesday, while France notched the same result against ... (more...)
Wales Fans Rush To Euro 2016 After Shock Win Wales Fans Rush To Euro 2016 After Shock Win
- July 11, 2016

We have a young team so we can be positive about the future". Wales have reached the semi-finals of a major competition for the first time in their history. The world's second-ranked side after Argentina, Belgium were tipped as the dark-horses at the Euro 2016 as their team boasts of several club stars. (more...)
Lesnar beats Hunt, Nunes stuns Tate for title at UFC 200 Lesnar beats Hunt, Nunes stuns Tate for title at UFC 200
- July 10, 2016

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and Mark Hunt wore the shirts this week. Women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate and her challenger Amanda Nunes sweat out their remaining pounds, but Tate has a close call during the official weigh-in on Friday. (more...)
UFC 200 preview and predictions UFC 200 preview and predictions
- July 10, 2016

In the co-headliner, 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix victor Mark Hunt welcomes World Wrestling Entertainment superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar back to the Octagon for the first time in almost five years. Whatever Nunes game planned clearly worked like a charm, as she tagged Tate early, knocked her off her mental balance and then absolutely devoured her unlike anything we've seen from Nunes or from Tate before. (more...)
Aurora spotted on Jupiter as Juno probe nears
- July 10, 2016

They are huge and "hundreds of times more energetic than auroras on Earth", the agency said. The Hubble images are a warm-up for a major milestone in planetary exploration for NASA as the solar-powered Juno spacecraft is scheduled to arrive on the Fourth of July after a five-year trip from Earth. (more...)
Kenney to make 'important announcement' Wednesday
- July 10, 2016

The MP laid out in detail how he plans to unite the Alberta PCs and the Wildrose party. Unite Alberta, he said, will raise money using the same rules that were in place for the last leadership race. In an obvious nod to the infamous Trump campaign caps, one supporter was sporting a red-and-white baseball cap with the slogan: "make Alberta debt-free again". (more...)
$540M Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in Indiana
- July 10, 2016

The jackpot for Tuesday's draw will be $15 million. Sales of the $1 tickets fund the hefty prize, which was worth $380 million on Friday evening if a victor chooses an immediate cash payout instead of payments over 30 years. The consortium of lottery organizations that runs Mega Millions said an estimated $1 billion in tickets had been sold since the last jackpot-winning ticket was drawn in early March. (more...)