Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Verizon 2Q profit hurt by strike; revenue disappoints Verizon 2Q profit hurt by strike; revenue disappoints

Mayer, in an interview with Reuters, said she still saw a "path to growth" for Yahoo, especially in mobile. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is strongly pipped to head up the combined units of Yahoo and AOL . However, it must be noted that the emergence of...

Turn Photos Into Works Of Art With Prisma For Android Turn Photos Into Works Of Art With Prisma For Android

Prisma , the popular photo editing app, which was exclusive to iOS, is now available for Android users. Being available on the App Store for iOS, the Android version of Prisma was still in Beta until the official launch. However, because the ap...

Mass killings rare in Japan, but have happened before Mass killings rare in Japan, but have happened before

Kanagawa prefecture welfare official Susumu Yamazaki says the residents who were not hurt had to vacate their usual living quarters while police investigated the attack Tuesday. "They are truly innocent people". He was released on March 2 after doc...

Windows 10 updates will make PC gaming 'progressively worse', says Tim Sweeney Windows 10 updates will make PC gaming 'progressively worse', says Tim Sweeney

It will be interesting to see how these features affect the rate at which businesses adopt Windows 10-if at all. This makes it a tad hard to find out which version of Windows 10 is installed on a device. Tim Sweeney doesn't like Windows 10 or Micro...

NASA Astronauts Prepare in Atlantic Ocean For Mars Conditions NASA Astronauts Prepare in Atlantic Ocean For Mars Conditions

Astronauts started the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations ( NEEMO ) July 21 and are expected to continue for ten more days. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins said the DNA sequencer is a useful tool at the International Space Station (ISS).

Windows 10 Anniversary Update will add two advanced security capabilities Windows 10 Anniversary Update will add two advanced security capabilities

In other words, Microsoft hasn't denied that it collects a good amount of information from the Windows 10 users and this might make a good amount of Windows 10 users to downgrade back to the older Windows OS versions. You can now access Cortana on ...

No rigidity over GST bill: Naqvi No rigidity over GST bill: Naqvi

Naresh Agarwal of the Samajwadi Party cautioned the government against dealing only with the Congress on this issue and suggested that an all-party meeting be called exclusively to discuss GST. In the Budget Session, this bill could not be taken up...

Judgment in SABC dismissals case looms

The journalists filed an urgent application last week to have their dismissals for objecting to the editorial directive at the SABC - since withdrawn in the face of another legal challenge - which prohibited the broadcasting of footage of violent pro...

Nintendo shares dive on Pokemon profit warning

Nintendo put out a statement on Friday that said the impact of " Pokemon Go " on its business results would be " limited ". The official character art of the team leaders was tweeted by the official twitter handle of " Pokemon Go ".

Peak Dates For The Perseids And Delta Aquarids In The Coming Weeks Peak Dates For The Perseids And Delta Aquarids In The Coming Weeks

As astronomers anticipate the arrival of the Perseids , an August event that's one of the year's most popular meteor showers, there is now a warm up underway to get us in the mood for some meteors. These flashes of lights are actually meteor shower...

Microsoft won't hit Windows 10 '1 billion' deadline Microsoft won't hit Windows 10 '1 billion' deadline

However, the company added that Windows 10 was off to the hottest start in history, with over 350 million monthly active devices. Edge, which rolled out with Windows 10 , replaces Microsoft's previous browser, Internet Explorer. A spokesperson for...

The mystery of the missing craters on Ceres The mystery of the missing craters on Ceres

By comparison, Dawn's other target of study, the smaller asteroid Vesta, has several large craters, including one 500 kilometers (300 miles) in diameter, covering nearly the entire south pole region. The team combined multiple hi-res images to crea...

World's Longest Hunger Protest to End Next Month in India World's Longest Hunger Protest to End Next Month in India

She also said that she is going to contest the State Assembly elections due next year. She is forcibly fed through a nasal tube in Jawahar Lal Nehru Hospital, Imphal , a special ward which acts as her prison. She has not met her daughter since she b...

Turkey detains nephew of cleric blamed for coup: state media Turkey detains nephew of cleric blamed for coup: state media

He was accused of organizing the coup d'├ętat last 15 July, but as stated by Gulen, who is now in the United States territory seeking for political asylum, he was not linked to the failed attempt to overthrow the current government in Ankara .

Mobileye won't supply Tesla self-driving tech beyond current EyeQ3 processor Mobileye won't supply Tesla self-driving tech beyond current EyeQ3 processor

Since they drive themselves, the automaker would have control of the cars, and would have no need for middlemen from companies like Uber or Lyft. TechCrunch cited Mobileye's chief technical officer, who said that EyeQ3 shipments will continue for t...

Charges Of Russian Involvement In Democrats Leaked E-Mails 'Absurd' Charges Of Russian Involvement In Democrats Leaked E-Mails 'Absurd'

They are the group that govern the US Democratic Party. The trail of evidence on the DNC servers includes malicious code used to steal emails and documents, according to Bob Gourley, co-founder and partner at strategic consulting firm Cognitio ...

NASA astronauts train underwater to mimic Mars mission NASA astronauts train underwater to mimic Mars mission

In order to prepare for future deep space missions, NASA sent a crew of astronauts deep underwater last week for intensive training that will last for over two weeks in this other frontier. The headset is called the mobiPV and allows astronauts t...

What you need to know about the PGA Championship at Baltusrol

Backspin: Recent history would not seem to favor Fowler because only one player since 2004 has won the PGA Championship without having previously won that year. The majors give us the opportunity to sift through world class fields and really put ...

MacBook Pro 2016 vs. Surface Pro 5 - The Battle of Titans MacBook Pro 2016 vs. Surface Pro 5 - The Battle of Titans

If the latest reports are to be believed, the upcoming MacBook Pro 2016 will come in two sizes of 13 inches and 15 inches, which is nothing new. According to Morning News USA , one possible reason for a delay in MacBook Pro 2016 laptop's release...

Canadian teens accidentally cross over U.S. border while playing Canadian teens accidentally cross over U.S. border while playing "Pokemon Go"

Their actions resulted to Montana federal agents apprehending them. Two Canadian teenaged brothers inadvertently crossed the US-Canada border while playing Pokemon Go. Now we need to attend to another issue provoked by the new and phenomenally ...

Awesome Moments From The Doctor Strange Comic-Con Trailer

The new trailer also shows Kaecilius, the villain that unusual will be taking on in the film. DOCTOR STRANGE is aiming to deliver something a little different within the Marvel Cinematic Universe , and it definitely looks like Derrickson h...

First English Mobius Final Fantasy Trailer Released First English Mobius Final Fantasy Trailer Released

Square Enix and gumi announced that Final Fantasy Brave Exvius surpassed 5 million downloads worldwide in the first 30 days after its release. The movie also features new characters, and some characters that have crossed over from the game.

Pokemon Go gets big Comic-Con stage, creator talks success and future

The company holds a 32% stake in Niantic , which developed and distributed Pokemon Go. Some observers remained optimistic however, noting that shares were still up some 60 percent compared with levels prior to the game's July 6 launch, adding ...

Long Beach coastal beaches closed due to ruptured sewage pipe downtown Long Beach coastal beaches closed due to ruptured sewage pipe downtown

We called the Department of Public Health to find out more about possible public health implications for Angelenos, especially those who live in close proximity to the river, but no one could talk-they were all in a meeting about said sewage spill.

MacBook Pro 2016 release date hints 4G connectivity, Kaby Lake processor MacBook Pro 2016 release date hints 4G connectivity, Kaby Lake processor

Don't be surprised if the 2016 MacBook Pro comes without a 3.5mm headphone jack, just like what is set to happen with the iPhone 7. The upcoming MacBook Pro models are expected to be the first ones in the entire family to provide support for Touch ...

Syrian Bomber Had Twice Been Ordered Deported from Germany

A Syrian man has killed himself and wounded 12 others in a suicide bombing at a German music festival. Authorities said he had pledged allegiance to Islamic State's leader in a video found on his smartphone. Following four attacks in Germa...

Cyanogen Changes Its Business Model Focus And Cuts Jobs Cyanogen Changes Its Business Model Focus And Cuts Jobs

According to the sourced report , Cyanogens is only cutting down the workforce involved in the sector of systems and QA development as it has planned to evolve its service of Android ROM to App development. Open-source OS vendor Cyanogen might ...

Two Canadian brothers cross US-Canada border playing Pokemon Go! Two Canadian brothers cross US-Canada border playing Pokemon Go!

The two teenagers accidentally wandered into Montana while searching for Pokemon, drawing the ire of U.S. officials. South says agents detained them while contacting their mother, who was nearby on the Canadian side. Customs and Border Protection...

There's more Pokemon coming to Pokemon Go There's more Pokemon coming to Pokemon Go

The augmented reality app requires players to look for Pokemon in their immediate surroundings with the use of Global Positioning System and internet services turning the whole world into a Pokemon region map. The game has already been factored i...

Cyanogen layoffs may signal alarm bells for CyanogenMod Cyanogen layoffs may signal alarm bells for CyanogenMod

According to a report by Android Police , Cyanogen is going to lay off some of their staff and they may change their business model. Across both of its OSes, Cyanogen Inc . According to multiple reports , a major general restructuring is now und...

New Doctor Strange Trailer Released

Meanwhile, the new " Doctor Strange " trailer offers a deeper look into Doctor Stephen Strange's transition from surgeon to the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Sorcerer Supreme. "Until we really ask, again and again, why we expect one thing from a fe...

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Series Revival Coming to Netflix Mystery Science Theater 3000: Series Revival Coming to Netflix

The news will be officially announced Saturday at Comic-Con during a panel for the revival. What we REALLY don't get is the contradicting information within the EW article that broke this news: it confirms that the Bots will have all new actors b...

Pokemon Go player has caught all of the North American Pokemon Pokemon Go player has caught all of the North American Pokemon

The hardest Pokemon to catch was a Porygon. Unlike certain people who chose to quit their job in order to play Pokemon GO, Johnson kept his job and thus had to optimize what little time he had. Meanwhile, other Pokemon types that are not yet availa...

No Man's Sky will not need PS Plus membership to play

PlayStation Plus has often been a barrier in such games weren't necessarily multiplayer focused but had online components attached. Once players purchase " No Man's Sky ", they can explore different worlds, gather natural resources from the place...

Google Maps gets a cleaner look and 'areas of interest' feature Google Maps gets a cleaner look and 'areas of interest' feature

With this new feature, users can quickly discover surrounding area or even any place in the word just via browsing around Google Maps. Yet, a small amount of cellular data might still be consumed. "We determine "areas of interest" with an algorithmic...

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