Science


Soyuz space capsule returns to Earth
- November 01, 2016

Three astronauts returned safely to Earth on Sunday after a 115-day mission aboard the International Space Station . Kate Rubins alongside two more NASA astronauts, Anatoly Ivanishin and Takuya Onishi, alighted on the home planet after an extended sojourn in space . (more...)
Do You Really Need It — Microsoft Surface Dial
- November 01, 2016

The new PCs come with a new input feature called a Touch Bar. Microsoft is aiming to keep users on Windows as many switch to new mobile devices powered by Apple or Google software. "It's going to seem familiar, but it's going to feel different". Microsoft has started taking pre-orders for the Surface Studio in the United States, which will be on display at the company's retail stores. (more...)
APC planning to rig Ondo Poll- PDP governors APC planning to rig Ondo Poll- PDP governors
- November 01, 2016

Akinmade disclosed that the state had to spring into action because of several groups had warned against the 1983 pogrom in the state, and cautioned that life and property should not be destroyed because any untoward reaction at this moment would only heat up the body polity. (more...)
Unmanned Orbital ATK rocket blasts off for ISS cargo run Unmanned Orbital ATK rocket blasts off for ISS cargo run
- November 01, 2016

The Cygnus - named after the swan constellation - has the ability to loiter in orbit for a few weeks, even a month if necessary, before joining the space station. Monday marked the third such flight of a similarly improved Cygnus vehicle, with new solar arrays and fuel tanks. However, despite Antares' good health, a faulty ground support cable detected at the launch pad before the supposed Sunday liftoff had forced NASA and Orbital ATK to postpone the launch by a day. (more...)
Top announcements at the Microsoft Windows 10 Event Top announcements at the Microsoft Windows 10 Event
- October 31, 2016

Unlike the Surface Pro tablets and Surface Book , the Surface Studio is meant to live on a desktop-the 28-inch, 4500x3000 screen isn't portable in the slightest, it's permanently attached to the stand, and it weighs 20 pounds. Microsoft is trying to rekindle a rivalry with Apple, introducing two new computers this week that are aimed squarely at the creative set of customers that Apple has long-claimed as its own. (more...)
Windows 10 to Bring 3-D to 2-Dimensional Experiences Windows 10 to Bring 3-D to 2-Dimensional Experiences
- October 31, 2016

Retailing for $3,000, the device is designed transition from a workstation to a digital canvas, giving a more immersive way to create content, according to Microsoft . By bringing Beam to Xbox, we're creating more interactive gaming experiences for both the player and the viewer on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs, allowing you to watch live game streams and give you the ability to interact in real time with broadcasters. (more...)
Apple raises prices in Britain due to pound's drop Apple raises prices in Britain due to pound's drop
- October 31, 2016

What this means is that Apple's entry level Mac now costs £949 in the United Kingdom - a full £100 more expensive than just a few days ago. The 13-inch MacBook Air, which was first introduced in 2015, saw its price rise from £849 to £949. (more...)
Weekend Forecast: Warm today, then a brief cooldown Sunday Weekend Forecast: Warm today, then a brief cooldown Sunday
- October 31, 2016

Monday will be the coolest day of the upcoming work week as highs only return to the mid 50s. However, it will also be dry, which is arguably the most important part of the candy collecting equation for trick-or-treaters Monday evening. We'll have dry weather except for a few isolated showers early on Sunday . Highs today will approach 85° with help from gusty south winds. Afternoon temperatures will reach the middle 60s. (more...)
Apple iPhone Will Be A Trio Next Year
- October 31, 2016

Since the proposed iPhone 7s was criticized due to its similarity with the previous models and its lack of innovative features , Apple is now getting ready to win the interest of their prospect clients and their existing customers by bringing out the new design. (more...)
Philippines Say China Visit Was About Economy Philippines Say China Visit Was About Economy
- October 29, 2016

Duterte has instead made overtures towards China, which he visited last week, despite a bitter dispute over rival claims in the South China Sea . In addition, Japan will finance the construction of two patrol vessels for the Philippine Coast Guard, as well as supply training aircraft used by the Maritime Self-Defense Force. (more...)
Divers recover body of woman from vehicle that plunged into Lake Ontario Divers recover body of woman from vehicle that plunged into Lake Ontario
- October 29, 2016

Toronto Police say the Marine Unit was forced to call off its search as darkness fell Thursday evening, but divers were back in the frigid water at first light Friday to retrieve the lone occupant of the Toyota Corolla. The cyclist was taken to hospital to be treated for hypothermia but has since been released, he said. At around 6:30 p.m. Sgt. Brett Moore confirmed that divers had located the vehicle, however he was unable to confirm if any occupants had been found, stating that it was just ... (more...)
Dreamworld: Australia Theme Park Under Fire From Victims' Families
- October 28, 2016

Shares have dropped by a total of 67 cents since the accident, wiping more than $310 million from the company's market capitalisation, to nearly $940 million. The donation comes after outrage built throughout today when it became known that Ardent - owners of Dreamworld - would pay Thomas almost $850,000 in bonuses. (more...)
Britain's economy grows after Brexit vote Britain's economy grows after Brexit vote
- October 28, 2016

In a recording obtained by The Guardian , she told an audience at Goldman Sachs that "the economic arguments are clear". She is doing so purely to satisfy the uncaring, divisive and extremist voices around her own cabinet table. Secret recordings obtained by The Guardian are said to reveal the prime minister's fears about leaving the European Union just weeks before the June 23 vote. (more...)
Hayek Kallen Investment Management Lowers stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO)
- October 28, 2016

The stock established a negative trend of -7.96% in last week and indicated fall of -24.64% in previous month. Sales growth in the quarter for Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc . Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc . Mean Earnings Per Share ( EPS ) forecast is set at $-0.38 by these analysts for This Quarter. Thermo Fisher Scientific had a net margin of 11.35% and a return on equity of 14.70%. (more...)
Israel condemns new UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem
- October 28, 2016

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee earlier adopted a resolution on the "Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls", saying it was "deeply concerned" by Israeli building works and archaeological excavations in the city. "These resolutions are continuously one-sided and inflammatory". The resolution also emphasized Israel's refusal to allow the committee access to its holy sites in order to assess them. (more...)
DMV says most offices are at full service DMV says most offices are at full service
- October 28, 2016

But he did not provide an estimate for completing the work. Oroville Computer crashes Monday at the Department of Motor Vehicles statewide limited services at a many field offices, including Oroville's. Affected offices are still able to provide driving tests, help customers with paperwork, answer questions and reschedule appointments. By Thursday morning three Bay Area DMV offices were still experiencing outages. (more...)
Amazon's Alexa and Logitech's Harmony Hub prepare to control your home Amazon's Alexa and Logitech's Harmony Hub prepare to control your home
- October 27, 2016

For instance, when you ask for the weather, Alexa will speak out the current temperature and offer the day's forecast, just as she does on Echo. Beacon Transcript - Amazon's AI assistant, Alexa, will receive a new, smart option that will please even the most exhausted user as it will enable a voice control of the connected devices with the help of Logitech's Harmony Hub . (more...)
Cheaper Phones Are Fine _ If Top-End Camera Isn't a Must Cheaper Phones Are Fine _ If Top-End Camera Isn't a Must
- October 27, 2016

These customers usually depend upon Apple and Samsung if Pixel XL doesn't exist. We'll be sure to update you and test this out ourselves when Google offers such an update. Another outstanding feature of the Pixel is the high-end mobile photography capabilities of its 12-megapixel camera, with a large 1.55-micrometers (um) imaging pixel size. (more...)
Season 3 Episode 4 Season 3 Episode 4 "The New Rogues"
- October 27, 2016

Barry gives her a quick speech about looking things over before you rush in after she is tripped up by one of Cisco Ramon's tricks, musing that he now sounds like Oliver Queen. Later in this episode, Wally comes to the decision to explore this because he has feelings for her, and he doesn't want to deny that. For us, it just feels boring. (more...)
Tesla reports first quarterly profit in more than three years
- October 27, 2016

Moreover, Horseman Cap has 2.71% invested in Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) for 58,600 shares. Why did TSLA stock open the next day down almost 2%? Indeed, accounts payable and accrued liabilities rose by over $600 million from June 30 to $2.3 billion. (more...)
Researchers Discover New Species of Leggy Millipede in California Researchers Discover New Species of Leggy Millipede in California
- October 26, 2016

Along with many spiders, pseudoscorpions and flies discovered and catalogued by the cave explorers, the enigmatic millipede was found in the Sequoia National Park in the US. How that might have played out with a female of this species was unclear, because the biologists did not find one. Introducing Illacme tobini, a newly described species of millipede discovered in a dark cave at California's Sequoia National Park. (more...)
All-new Honda Accord Hybrid arrives in India All-new Honda Accord Hybrid arrives in India
- October 26, 2016

Honda is one of the few carmakers to sell a hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle-indeed, Honda announced today that t he new fuel cell-powered Clarity can travel 366 miles on a single tank of simple hydrogen , giving it the longest official range of any zero-emissions vehicle on sale in the United States. (more...)
Dorothy's fading red slippers saved by $300000 in crowdfunding Dorothy's fading red slippers saved by $300000 in crowdfunding
- October 25, 2016

The color has faded and discolored, some of the threads are frayed and broken and the coating on the sequins that gave the shoes their brilliant ruby color is flaking off. The Smithsonian receives federal funding for its operations, but this money only covers about 60% of its annual budget. "This particular pair of ruby slippers really belongs to the American people, and so we thought as we sought support that we would invite the public to join us on this journey to help preserve them for ... (more...)
Vincent Kompany Starts - Manchester City Team vs Southampton Confirmed
- October 24, 2016

Saints remained a threat on the break and Claudio Bravo saved well from Charlie Austin in the 74th while Aguero went close at the other end, where Raheem Sterling was a constant threat as City pushed for the elusive victor. Miss today's press conference? They were exhausted, but showed good spirit and organisation. Fernandinho sits in front of a back three, which consists of Vincent Kompany, John Stones and Aleksandar Kolarov. (more...)
Hacking vendetta seen in attack that takes down major United States websites
- October 23, 2016

Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices was at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted USA internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies. Major news outlets are reporting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security are investigating the outage and determined that it was the result of a malicious attack. (more...)