Science

Android O is Coming August 21, Minutes After the Solar Eclipse

Android O is Coming August 21, Minutes After the Solar Eclipse Quick Setting: New version of Android provides better quick setting. Developers have to enable Instant Apps as a feature for their apps and then users will be able to use them. Google says that by default, the previews are only going to play when users are on a Wi-Fi connection. Then, the Android framework plugs into that. [Full Article...]

Solar damage to eyes is a real threat in eclipse, experts say

Solar damage to eyes is a real threat in eclipse, experts say In Buchanan County, Va. the Virginia Eyecare Clinic and the Buchanan County Chamber of Commerce planed to host a solar eclipse viewing event and open house at the clinic's Grundy Plaza location on Aug, 21 from 1 p.m.to 2:30 p.m. The solar eclipse will have a lot of people looking at the sky on August 21st, so you must protect your eyes. The forecast looks best in the Western U.S., while SC is ... [Full Article...]

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) Bending Lower, Touching Top Loser's List

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) Bending Lower, Touching Top Loser's List Estee Lauder shares rose 4.1% premarket on the release of its fourth-quarter report, which beat analyst expectations partly on skin-care sales. Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Foot Locker, Inc . As per Monday, July 17, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Equity analyst Oppenheimer added FL to its research portfolio with an initial rating of "... [Full Article...]

BMW Concept Z4 breaks cover before debut at Pebble Beach

BMW Concept Z4 breaks cover before debut at Pebble Beach While the Supra, judging from the spy pictures we've seen so far, will be characterized by round and bubbly shapes, BMW has gone for a far more chiseled and angular look. Caution is advised due to this car's concept status, but if the design seen here is anything to go by, expect a bold new look when the 2018 Z4 is officially revealed. [Full Article...]

SoundCloud's ex-CEO After Near-Shutdown: "I'm Absolutely Not Leaving"

SoundCloud's ex-CEO After Near-Shutdown: Now, Variety is reporting that SoundCloud has just received a massive, life-saving investment of $170 million a "global merchant bank" called The Raine Group and a Singapore-based investment company called Temasek . Help has now come in from Temasek and United States investment bank Raine Group, who have together invested $170m, but at a low pre-money valuation of $150m compared with a va... [Full Article...]

Calls For Removal Of Confederate Monuments In Baltimore

Calls For Removal Of Confederate Monuments In Baltimore The Baltimore Sun reports that Michael E. Busch said Monday the monument to former Chief Justice Roger B. Taney (TAW nee) "doesn't belong" at the State House in Annapolis. New Orleans completed the removal process at a cost of $2.1 million within two months following a lengthy court battle. We hope other cities follow Lexington's example. [Full Article...]

Overwatch is getting Deathmatch modes and new map

Overwatch is getting Deathmatch modes and new map As an added twist in Team Deathmatch , Mercy's ultimate ability, Resurrect, will take kills away from the opponents' scoreboard, making her a valuable asset. If you do want to play with some teammates in Deathmatch , you will have that option too in the Team Deathmatch game mode. Before this week, Blizzard had said that deathmatch modes did not contribute to the cooperative ethos of the ... [Full Article...]

'N Korea must stand down in its pursuit of nuclear weapons'

'N Korea must stand down in its pursuit of nuclear weapons' The secretary called on North Korea to "stop isolating itself and stand down its pursuit of nuclear weapons". "The DPRK regime's actions will continue to be grossly overmatched by ours and would lose any arms race or conflict it initiates", Mattis said . [Full Article...]

Lunar eclipse to be visible in Pakistan on Monday

Lunar eclipse to be visible in Pakistan on Monday The penumbral part of the lunar eclipse, which is hard to discern, will start at 9:20 pm on Monday night, while the partial phase will start at 10:52 pm. The Penumbral eclipse will begin at 9.22PM on August 7 and end at 2.20AM on August 8. Depending on the size of the eclipse, a dark red or rust colour, or simply a charcoal grey may appear on the shadowed portion of the lunar surface. [Full Article...]

SUPERGIRL, ARROW, THE FLASH, & LEGENDS OF TOMORROW: 2017 Crossover Dates [The CW]

SUPERGIRL, ARROW, THE FLASH, & LEGENDS OF TOMORROW: 2017 Crossover Dates [The CW] Things will finally wrap up on Tuesday, November 28 with The Flash at 8/7c and Legends of Tomorrow at 9/8c. During his talk, he also mentioned that the Arrowverse crossover a year ago was the most successful based on ratings and other metrics in the CW history. [Full Article...]

Facebook shuts down AI system after bots start chatting in uncomprehensible language

Facebook shuts down AI system after bots start chatting in uncomprehensible language While researchers were fascinated by the development and not anxious about the language being a way for the bots to keep secrets from developers, Facebook had to shut down the programs due to the fact that they were being created to speak to humans , not in coded language to each other. [Full Article...]

Wave of Chinese 'Incursions' in Chamoli Area of Uttarakhand Since July 24

Wave of Chinese 'Incursions' in Chamoli Area of Uttarakhand Since July 24 The area is a demilitarised zone as agreed upon between the two countries and the ITBP jawans patrol the region without weapons, they said, adding the jawans perform their duty in a non-combative manner. There have been several reports threatening escalation of troop movement in various sectors if India does not withdraw from Doklam. By July 30, officials reported four incursions in the ... [Full Article...]

Protests Continue In Venezuela With Special Election Looming Ahead

Protests Continue In Venezuela With Special Election Looming Ahead José Felix Pineda, a 39-year-old lawyer running in the election, was shot in his home last night local time, a senior Venezuelan minister said. On the eve of the election, however, anti-government demonstrators blocked roads in the capital in defiance of a ban on protest rallies, raising the prospect of violent clashes with security forces in coming days. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump brings Foxconn and thousands of jobs to Wisconsin

Donald Trump brings Foxconn and thousands of jobs to Wisconsin When Foxconn executives met with Trump in the Oval Office, "the president said I know a good spot where you should go - that place in Kenosha", Priebus recounted. Various states in the running - including Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania - have been offering subsidies and other incentives to try to attract the investment. [Full Article...]

Switch sales drive increase in Nintendo's quarterly profit

Switch sales drive increase in Nintendo's quarterly profit Revealed as part of Nintendo's latest earning results , the last fiscal quarter saw Switch sell 1.97 million units, continuing its strong start in the market. For the older handheld device 3DS, Nintendo sold 950,000 3DS units during the quarter, a slight increase from a year earlier. It will be interesting to see where the Switch goes in terms of its one-year mark. [Full Article...]

Michael Kors To Buy Jimmy Choo

Michael Kors To Buy Jimmy Choo However, the chief executive of Jimmy Choo , John Idol, does not fear for the future of the label and believes there will be "meaningful growth in the future" under Kors' direction. The company has 960 stores round the world. According to the data provider Dealogic, banks have made $957m from work in this sector year-to-date, a fall of more than 50% on this time last year. [Full Article...]

Pokemon GO's First Legendary Is Lugia, Will Start Appearing For Everyone Soon

Pokemon GO's First Legendary Is Lugia, Will Start Appearing For Everyone Soon Once inside though, connectivity issues and app crashes made it almost impossible for players to catch the rare Pokemon they had hoped to find. Niantic said it will refund the $20 ticket price and players or Pokemon "trainers" would be given $100 in PokeCoins for their Pokémon GO account. [Full Article...]

RIL Q1 profit zooms 28% on 9-year-high refining margin

RIL Q1 profit zooms 28% on 9-year-high refining margin Exceptional items during the quarter ended June 30 included Rs. 1,087 crore as profit from sale of RIL's stake in Gulf Africa Petroleum Corporation (GAPCO). "Full commissioning of new PX facility at Jamnagar during the quarter will strengthen the integration within our polyester chain", added Ambani. "Ramp-up of ethane import project has helped in diversifying feedstock sources and mitigating ... [Full Article...]

Boy Literally Stumbles Upon Rare Fossil of Prehistoric Animal

Boy Literally Stumbles Upon Rare Fossil of Prehistoric Animal After its unearthing, the New Mexico State University team of 10-12 people coated the fossil in plaster and put the skull in wood brackets to help support the prehistoric structure. The exposure through the dirt did a little damage to a tusk, but nothing that can't fix. Their research didn't turn up a clear answer, so they turned to Houde, who identified it as part of a stegomastodon s... [Full Article...]

Ghost Recon Wildlands Is Getting PvP This Fall

Ghost Recon Wildlands Is Getting PvP This Fall Ubisoft has announced that beta testing for Ghost Recon: Wildlands PvP mode called Ghost War will start later this summer. The class-based tactical multiplayer mode will launch as a free update in the fall, with a beta period coming later this summer. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14  Next »