Tuesday August 22-nd, 2017

IOS 11's 'Cop Button' Isn't Really About Calling the Police IOS 11's 'Cop Button' Isn't Really About Calling the Police

The option doesn't automatically dial the emergency services by default but provides the user with the option to and it also disables the Touch ID fingerprint sensor temporarily until the passcode is entered. While in the case we link to there, NAS...

Prosecutors: Chicago slaying was part of sexual fantasy Prosecutors: Chicago slaying was part of sexual fantasy

They have yet to enter a plea. Chicago - Autopsy results show the MI native slain last month in a Northwestern University professor's high-rise Chicago condo had methamphetamine in his system at the time. The wounds were so severe he was almo...

Nokia 8 Up For Pre-order In Europe Nokia 8 Up For Pre-order In Europe

There was initial confusion over whether the Nokia 9 would eventually be the Nokia 8 or a brand-new device entirely. About the upcoming Nokia 9 goes a lot of rumors: and they all revolve around the lack of frame around its screen, as this tre...

Coolpad Cool M7 Launched With Excellent Features: All Details Coolpad Cool M7 Launched With Excellent Features: All Details

Coolpad Cool Play 6 has 64GB inbuilt storage, with provision for storage expansion up to xxGB via microSD cards; the dual-SIM (Nano+Nano) phone features hybrid setup. The UI is clean and there is no app drawer, which means that all the apps are pl...

Xbox One X Pre-Orders Set To Go Live At Gamescom

This isn't the first time Microsoft has released a special edition on launch day, either. "We don't have anything to announce today, but are looking forward to sharing more about Xbox One X with gamescom just around the corner", a Microso...

Oregon Man Partially Blinded By 1962 Eclipse Warns Of Viewing Danger Oregon Man Partially Blinded By 1962 Eclipse Warns Of Viewing Danger

Tomososki simply looked up at the sky with his naked eyes. While he was walking home, Tomososki said there was a bit of a blurry spot in his vision, but it wasn't until months later that he learned he burned a hole in his retina during a visit to t...

North Korea: Kim Jong-Un 'briefed' on Guam missile attack North Korea: Kim Jong-Un 'briefed' on Guam missile attack

But amid the threats made by the two provocative leaders, South Korea President Moon Jae-in expressed his hope for a peaceful resolution to the growing tensions, which centre on fears North Korea is close to its aim of being able to send a nuclear mi...

Published the first pictures of the new BMW Roadster Published the first pictures of the new BMW Roadster

In the interior, we see a thoroughly BMW design, complete with the latest buzzword, "function islands", grouping all the controls into relevant sections. Helping this sense of dynamism are the shorter overhangs of bodywork ahead of the front and behi...

Introducing free calls with your Assistant on Google Home Introducing free calls with your Assistant on Google Home

Once you get it, just say "OK Google , call mom" or anyone else in your contacts list and Home will place the call over Wi-Fi. While multi-user support is rolling out now to Google Home users, Google Canada says hands-free calling will beg...

USA regulators recall refurbished Galaxy Note 4 batteries USA regulators recall refurbished Galaxy Note 4 batteries

Luckily, it seems that the recall will be simple to administer; it affects a relatively small number of phones - 10,200 - and Samsung can easily track every affected customer because FedEx documented the original distribution of the counterfeit rep...

Kenya opposition will go to court over vote Kenya opposition will go to court over vote

Speaking in a much anticipated presser on Wednesday, August 16, Raila said he would move to the Supreme Court and challenge Uhuru's win despite fears that the court had not been "fair" to NASA in the recent past. Odinga has said he will announce hi...

Kim: North Korea not to hit Guam for now Kim: North Korea not to hit Guam for now

As to the question of whether or not the threat to Guam is over, a statement from North Korea says Kim Jong Un could change his mind, "If the Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions". After several failed tests in 2016, N...

North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam After All

President Moon Jae-in told visiting top United States military official Gen Joseph Dunford that the South's top priority "and our national interest" was peace. retail data and the easing in U.S. Another B-1B patrol before the start of the U.S. He d...

How to enjoy the Perseid meteor shower this August How to enjoy the Perseid meteor shower this August

Tonight's the night of the annual Perseid meteor showers over Ireland - and like nearly every other year, there's cloud cover predicted. He added that while the meteor shower will peak on Saturday night, its shooting star display will continue un...

Mystery deepens as Danish police find sunken sub empty Mystery deepens as Danish police find sunken sub empty

No body has been found in the wreck of a submarine whose inventor is accused of the manslaughter of a woman said to have been board when it sank on Friday. "They were the only two on board yesterday". It is believed a search will be carried out onc...

Anna Paquin jokes about BBC breast broadcast Anna Paquin jokes about BBC breast broadcast

Replying to a tweet about the story in which a BBC employee was caught watching something rather NSFW , Anna tweeted: "MY BREASTS! ". 35-year-old Paquin found the incident highly entertaining and promptly took to social media to laugh it off.

Space buffs share stunning images of Perseid meteor shower Space buffs share stunning images of Perseid meteor shower

Corp said smoke and a semi-full moon may make it more hard to clearly see the shooting stars, but should still be visible with less light pollution out at the beach. "You might be lucky or unlucky; that's the way with meteors". When does the Per...

What OpenAI Victory in Dota 2 Means for the Future of eSports What OpenAI Victory in Dota 2 Means for the Future of eSports

Or, as Musk puts it, to ensure that AI doesn't grow unchecked and become the death of humanity . Over the past week, our bot was undefeated against many top professionals including SumaiL (top 1v1 player in the world) and Arteezy (top overall pl...

Perseid meteor shower is the pre-show to the eclipse Perseid meteor shower is the pre-show to the eclipse

Henderson said the meteor shower should peak from Friday night into Saturday morning. The moon was full on August 7 and will have waned to approximately 80 percent illumination by Saturday. Here's everything you need to know about the Perseid mete...

Despite Blizzard's previous statements to the contrary, Deathmatch is coming to Overwatch Despite Blizzard's previous statements to the contrary, Deathmatch is coming to Overwatch

Overwatch is getting a Deathmatch mode and new map, Blizzard today confirmed. Now available in the PTR, players can face-off in either 20-player free-for-all matches, or in 6v6 team deathmatch modes . You'll still collect Arcade loot boxes...

Lunar eclipse puts on dazzling celestial display

Our moon may be 400 times smaller than the Sun, but it is also 400 times closer to Earth. After the rains cleared up, people came out in large numbers all over the country to watch the moment when the moon, sun and the Earth became one as they alig...

Marquez beats Rossi to Czech MotoGP pole Marquez beats Rossi to Czech MotoGP pole

An opportunistic Thomas Luthi, win-less since Phillip Island, charged from the third row to power away to an easy victory while championship leader Franco Morbidelli was mugged, beaten up and left back in the pack. "I think if you manage very well th...

Luxury cars, SUVs to cost more; Mercedes-Benz complains Luxury cars, SUVs to cost more; Mercedes-Benz complains

While passenger vehicles larger than 4 meters account for 28-30% of the total sales in India, it contributes to 50-60% of the industry turnover and therefore make a much larger contribution to the government. "As a leading luxury vehicle maker, this ...

Faraday to lease former Pirelli plant for first vehicle Faraday to lease former Pirelli plant for first vehicle

The site is roughly 200 miles north of Faraday Future's Los Angeles headquarters and if all goes to plan will be churning out cars at an initial rate of 10,000 per year. The Gardena-based luxury electric vehicle start-up recently raised almost $14 ...

Mystery of teen's legs being 'chewed up' in the sea Mystery of teen's legs being 'chewed up' in the sea

The teenager had been standing in the water after playing soccer. "Sam's got his headphones in listening to music and chatting to friends on Instagram - and all the while his legs are being eaten". "There's no need to stay out of the water", Rein...

Google Fires Employee Who Wrote Memo Criticizing Diversity Initiatives Google Fires Employee Who Wrote Memo Criticizing Diversity Initiatives

At the same time however Pichai was careful to couch this criticism by conceding that numerous issues raised by the engineer were valid; including sections critical of Google's training programmes, the role of ideology in the workplace, and quest...

Here's how southern Denton County will experience the solar eclipse

Because of this, only part of the moon's visible surface moves into the earth's shadow. In contrast, the inner or umbral shadow is a region where the Earth blocks all direct sunlight from reaching the Moon . Lunar eclipses also have the advantage...

Breakthrough: Nanotechnology Regenerates Cells of any Kind Breakthrough: Nanotechnology Regenerates Cells of any Kind

In less than a second, this chip would deliver reprogramming factors (pre-programmed DNA or RNA) non-invasively into living skin cells via a high-intensity, focused electric field, converting them into whatever type of cells a scientist or doctor may...

Toyota, Mazda partnering to build $1.6 billion auto plant in US Toyota, Mazda partnering to build $1.6 billion auto plant in US

With an annual production capacity of 300,000 vehicles, the opening of the plant is scheduled for 2021. For example, Toyota also has a 16.5 percent stake in Subaru Corp, which is Japan's sixth largest automaker. "Now we face a battle with new rival...

Destiny 2 Will Limit Streaming Options On PC Destiny 2 Will Limit Streaming Options On PC

The devs explain that using the windowed capture modes of those app will be permitted, though. While the Game Capture functions for XSplit are relatively innocuous, they (apparently) fall under the same general category of network interactions ...

Partial lunar eclipse occurs Monday Partial lunar eclipse occurs Monday

The central part of the eclipse zone, where the moon is at the meridian when the eclipse occurs, will be seen in Central Asia and India. The duration of the total eclipse will be five hours and one minute, while the duration of partial phase of lun...

Coolpad Note 5 Lite C in India for Rs 7777 Coolpad Note 5 Lite C in India for Rs 7777

Apart from this launch, the company has also announced that it'll be launching an annual flagship smartphone in August which will be Amazon India exclusive. It will be available in 3000 multi brand stores in eight states. The device runs on Andro...

NASA to pay officers $187000 to prevent 'alien' entry NASA to pay officers $187000 to prevent 'alien' entry

And do you know how much is the salary? But for those getting their inner Sigourney Weaver all Ripleyed up, it's not about staving off aliens with big teeth, enemy warships or even errant asteroids. So just what is a Planetary Protection Off...

Christie confronts Cubs fan because he said 'awful stuff' Christie confronts Cubs fan because he said 'awful stuff'

I ain't him", he said. "I've always said this, whether it was my town hall meetings or any place else, if you give it, you're gonna get it back", he said. He was heckled after he caught a foul ball while sitting in the third row in the third inni...

Study Shows We Have A 5% Chance of Dodging Global Warming Study Shows We Have A 5% Chance of Dodging Global Warming

Climate modeling and observational data suggest the world is already on track to reach risky levels of warming by the end of the century, according to the two papers. Another group of climate researchers found out that global warming started a lot ...

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