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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' has Magical Midnight Release 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' has Magical Midnight Release
- August 02, 2016

Snape's memories. things he did not want Harry to see if he broke into Snape's defenses accidentally. But if something new involving the Boy Who Lived just happens to debut in the next decade or so, will anyone be surprised? There are a range of love potions in the Harry Potter universe, from the short-lived recipes offered by Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes joke shop (which is probably what Ron gave Albus) to Amortentia, the most powerful love potion of all. (more...)
The Galaxy Note 7 has big potential to hit or miss The Galaxy Note 7 has big potential to hit or miss
- August 02, 2016

Samsung will unveil Galaxy Note 7 in 'Unpacked' - an event that will officially unbox the flagship features and determine if all the rumors swirling for months on the web, are going to happen. The new smartphone will be powered by a 3600mAh battery with fast charging technology. On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 7 will measure 153.5×73.9×7.9mm and weight 168 grams and will look like the Galaxy S7 Edge, but with a stylus. (more...)
Brazil cuts ribbon on new subway line crucial for Olympics
- August 01, 2016

Mabika learnt judo in a refugee camp in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo. Yusra Mardini was a competitive swimmer in Syria until she left Damascus with her sister a year ago and settled in Berlin. "But here, we need to be focused, we need to concentrate". Popole Misenga at a training session at the Reacao Institute in Rio De Janeiro . Misenga was nine when he fled the violence that tore the African nation apart and, separated from his family, wandered for eight days in the ... (more...)
This time, an adoring He looks on as She accepts nomination
- July 31, 2016

He says he never got to know Bill, but he always liked Hillary . It's quite a choice we have: "It's either "I'm with her" or 'I'm with stupid'". "She did appear via video , I did see some publications that chose to use an image of the screen with her on it and I thought that was appropriate", Leibrock added . (more...)
Apple iPhone passes one billion sales milestone Apple iPhone passes one billion sales milestone
- July 31, 2016

While it remains unofficial, an early September period for the iPhone 7 is highly possible, since this is also around the same time that the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus were listed on pre-orders previous year. This means that the Apple announcement will come on Wednesday, September 7, according to Kelly. RBC Capital's Amit Daryanani expected iPhone SE to drive revenues by $6.8 billion, or $0.23 per share, in 2016, with an ASP (average selling price) of $450. (more...)
Profits at Google's parent Alphabet rises, buoyed by ad business
- July 31, 2016

Google has been the topic of 68 analyst reports since August 8, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Google also faces new competition from the success of products like Amazon.com Inc.'s Echo. Advertising, meanwhile, grew 19 percent, largely on increased revenue from mobile search and YouTube ads. Some analysts argue that this is exactly how a company should be run, instead of simply focusing on cost-cutting or temporary measures to boost profits quarter-to-quarter. (more...)
Scientists Discover Mysterious Purple Blob at the Bottom of the Ocean Scientists Discover Mysterious Purple Blob at the Bottom of the Ocean
- July 30, 2016

In a video recording of the find, one researcher speculates that it is a new type of tunicate , also known as a sea squirt. The odd orb was over 5,000 feet below the surface of the ocean when it came into view. They think that it is likely a pleurobranch , a relative of the nudibranch. Nudibranchs are a group of marine gastropod molluscs that are soft-bodied and they shed their shells after their larval stage. (more...)
Express Scripts reports slight dip in prescriptions during 2Q, narrows guidance
- July 29, 2016

As expected, revenue and operating income of $106.6 million related to a large client contract was realized in the second quarter of 2016 compared to $141.7 million in the second quarter of 2015 due to the structure of the contract. Pharmacy-benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) revised its projections for the year mixed results for the second quarter. (more...)
Netflix Boss Explains Why They Didn't Save 'Agent Carter' Netflix Boss Explains Why They Didn't Save 'Agent Carter'
- July 29, 2016

Because Agent Carter was an ABC production, a network based in the USA, the network had already worked out foreign distribution deals for the series, which complicates how Netflix would handle the show. During the recently held San Diego Comic-Con, " Jessica Jones " made an appearance and is believed to be a proof that a season 2 will happen soon. Sarandos noted that one of the companies reported that the audience size for the show Orange is the New Black is twice as much as what the other ... (more...)
Apple sells more iPhones than expected in third quarter
- July 27, 2016

For the moment, however, we have to wait a little bit longer until mid-September, when Apple will officially take the wraps off the new model and confirm its name and features. Selling a cheaper phone with the components of the iPhone 6s could only hurt the company's margins. These possible storage offerings would be shuffled to 32GB, 128GB even a possible new variant-256GB. (more...)
Google adds spam protection to Nexus and Android One devices Google adds spam protection to Nexus and Android One devices
- July 27, 2016

The impact on you: Google likes to give little perks to differentiate the Nexus line from others . So Google's Phone app and its superpower powers may never actually come to the phone you have. Google has created an app which automatically blocks nuisance calls - flashing up a red warning on screen saying, "Suspected spam caller". However, it is worth noting that registered political calls are immune to restrictions on calling numbers and mobile phones on the do-not-call registry. (more...)
Apple's Bob Mansfield returns to lead Project Titan, sources claim Apple's Bob Mansfield returns to lead Project Titan, sources claim
- July 27, 2016

Apple has installed a highly regarded senior executive to oversee its automobile project, according to people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal has reported. In Bob Mansfield, Apple has acquired a leader who strives on delivering challenging and complex products to the market. While Elon Musk is laying the groundwork for the next phase of electric Teslas and Google appears busy developing its own self-driving auto, it's nearly easy to forget Apple is quietly ... (more...)
'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office 'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office
- July 27, 2016

Sales from the opening of Star Trek, directed for the first time by Justin Lin of Fast & Furious, was in line with expectations. "Star Trek Beyond" took in $59.6 million in its debut weekend in theaters in the United States and Canada. I mean the fifth chapter in the franchise, only managed to earn $21 million. While the film never got made, it looks like his design may have been used as inspiration for the new ship featured in Bryan Fuller's upcoming television series Star Trek: ... (more...)
BlackBerry Launches DTEK50 Smartphone With Emphasis On Security
- July 27, 2016

This is crucial because without mass adoption it will be hard for BlackBerry to perpetuate its devices business. He has said he plans to make the money-losing hardware business profitable by September. That could be a big winning point for the company given that there aren't many companies offering smartphones with keyboards. The phone runs Google's Android 6.0 operating system, but it also has a series of BlackBerry-specific features including communications and security apps, pop-up ... (more...)
IPad Pro 2 Images Leaked From China IPad Pro 2 Images Leaked From China
- July 27, 2016

The last time people saw an iPad air was in 2014 when Apple's second ultra-light tablet hit the shelves. We would also expect this new iPad to come with more RAM than the current model and also some new features. The feature allows the white balance of the screen to automatically adjust to the light around the tablet. The True Tone Display allows the iPad Pro to adjust its color temperature in accordance with its surroundings, CNET reported. (more...)
Mimicking the Mars mission Mimicking the Mars mission
- July 27, 2016

They collect samples underwater and will keep it under scrutiny for 16 days. Both are extreme environments. NASA astronauts will train deep beneath the ocean for deep space missions . The mission also praised Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, TeloRegen, Vega Telehealth, and Johns Hopkins, NASA's official website informs. That base is located in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and will allow astronauts to carry out simulated spacewalks away from their underwater habitat ... (more...)
'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59M at weekend box office 'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59M at weekend box office
- July 27, 2016

The 2009 film Star Trek blasted with an even better $75.2 million. Sony's all-female led " Ghostbusters " came in third in its second weekend with an estimated $21.6 million. It's now taken in $260.7 million total domestically. Cold comfort... the latest Ice Age has failed to melt moviegoers' hearts. Star Trek Beyond has just topped weekend box office receipts. (more...)
Baton Rouge to continue to mourn officers slain in ambush
- July 26, 2016

Montrell Jackson wrote those words only days before his death, in a Facebook post that described the difficulties of being both a black man and a police officer. The Living Faith Christian Center, which holds 2,500 people in its seats, was packed and overflowing. "In honor of their lives, let us all remember that what unites us is far greater than what divides us". (more...)
Fancy a spin on the world's first motorized luggage? Fancy a spin on the world's first motorized luggage?
- July 26, 2016

However, probably the most interesting is seeing travelers go through an airport on the mobile suitcase. In some cases you might not even be allowed to carry it on the plane with you. Best of all, it'll fit in an airplane's overhead bin and is completely compliant with TSA, FAA, and IATA regulations. There is a motor inside and hence the suitcase weighs 19 lbs, so be careful on the baggage limit. (more...)
'Guardians of the Galaxy' tease sequel, Disneyland ride
- July 25, 2016

It will be remade into an attraction based on Marvel's " Guardians of the Galaxy". The new ride will take you into the Collector's museum where the Guardians of the Galaxy have been imprisoned. Also announced is a new Guardians of the Galaxy attraction at Disney California Adventure. About the Disneyland Resort The Disneyland Resort features two spectacular theme parks - Disneyland (the original Disney theme park) and Disney California Adventure Park - plus three hotels and the ... (more...)
NASA Reveals New Mars Rover For 2020 Launch - 2021 Landing NASA Reveals New Mars Rover For 2020 Launch - 2021 Landing
- July 23, 2016

For example, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity discovered that the huge crater it landed in hosted a potentially habitable lake-and-stream system billions of years ago. A report published in iTechPost News informed, "NASA has announced the building of the latest Mars rover named Mars 2020 Rover, which is set to find life on the planet". (more...)
Uproar in Parliament over attack on Dalits in Gujarat
- July 22, 2016

Referring to Una Dalit incident in Gujarat, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Thursday said the Modi government is least concerned about Dalits or poor people, and because of that, the public are saying that Modi has become arrogant. (more...)
Scientists double number of known areas in brain's outer shell Scientists double number of known areas in brain's outer shell
- July 22, 2016

This latest map, published in the journal Nature , is different because it is based on the observation of a large number of brains and it incorporates different properties all at once - leading to the identification of new brain areas. Louis scanned the brains of 1,200 young adults using four techniques: magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, which reveals the structure of the brain; functional MRI, or fMRI, which registers brain activity, when the subjects were resting; task-based fMRI, ... (more...)
Marcus Fenix returns in Gears of War 4
- July 21, 2016

Watch the new videos below. If you would rather not be spoiled on this game at all, best to hit that Back button on your browser. As you know, in Gears of War 4 you take control of JD Fenix, Marcus's son, so we thought that the hero of the first deliveries would not have a significant presence in the game. (more...)
Sensex up 96 points despite weak Asian cues Sensex up 96 points despite weak Asian cues
- July 21, 2016

The equity markets soon rose on the back of the government's decision to infuse capital into public sector banks. Consequently, shares of state-run oil marketing companies such as HPCL, IOC and BPCL were in limelight, surging by up to 5.09 per cent. (more...)