Tuesday November 21-st, 2017

Super Typhoon Meranti hits Taiwan, China bracing itself Super Typhoon Meranti hits Taiwan, China bracing itself

Most flights in and out of the southern port city of Kaohsiung were canceled, according to the Civil Aeronautics Administration. Most domestic flights have been canceled and global flights have also been affected. Taiwan, despite being a frequent...

Apple's iOS 10 update is causing major headaches for some users

The new Photos app will use artificial intelligence to scan your photos and determine their subject matter, enabling you to search for specific images based on what's in them, like dogs, trees, or food. Whichever pane you used last reappears the next...

SpaceX plans return to space by November, 3 months after blast SpaceX plans return to space by November, 3 months after blast

Musk tweeted on Friday: "Still working on the Falcon fireball investigation". It was not immediately clear if a Florida launch would be possible from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 40, which damaged during a pre-launch test o...

Scientists discover DNA of bacterium which caused London's Great Plague Scientists discover DNA of bacterium which caused London's Great Plague

It caused 8,000 deaths per week during its peak in September 1665. DNA tests conducted in Germany found that the bacteria that causes bubonic plague caused London's Great Plague of 1665-1666. The remains don't pose a risk today, because the bacte...

Apple Watch Series 2 - Things You Should Know Apple Watch Series 2 - Things You Should Know

And it's a big deal for Nike as well with their Brand President, no less appearing on stage with Apple CEO Tim Cook and, of course, Hannah Catmur. It remains to be seen how well the Series 2 will be received by customers, but my suspicion is th...

NASA's 1st asteroid-sampler poised for evening liftoff NASA's 1st asteroid-sampler poised for evening liftoff

NASA's Osiris-REx spacecraft is due to blast off from Cape Canaveral , Florida, in the early hours of Friday morning (UK time). Osiris-Rex is the latest in a series of missions to asteroids that began with the 1991 flyby of asteroid Gaspra by N...

FAA warns airline passengers not to use Samsung smartphone

Three Australian airlines-Qantas, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia-have similarly banned their passengers from using or charging their devices on planes, though customers can still bring them on board. The FAA statement does not order United States ai...

Dollar Tree, Inc.'s (DLTR) Dollar Tree, Inc.'s (DLTR)

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of DLTR. Lone Pine Capital LLC boosted its position in Dollar Tree by 156.7% in the fourth quarter. Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) last announced its earnings results on Thursday,...

FCC chief unveils revised US pay-TV set-top box rules FCC chief unveils revised US pay-TV set-top box rules

Comcast spokeswoman Sena Fitzmaurice said that Wheeler backed away from an earlier proposal that could have broken apart cable- and satellite-TV services, but that the company still believed his proposal was flawed. "What they may not realize is th...

NASA spacecraft prepares to meet, and 'vacuum,' a distant asteroid

Given that NASA has invested almost one billion dollars and five years of preparation into this intrepid asteroid-grabber, the anticipation for Thursday evening's liftoff is palpable. You can watch live coverage of the launch on NASA TV or in t...

Legion Companion': How Can The App Help Your Adventures? Legion Companion': How Can The App Help Your Adventures?

Obviously Legion has given a boost to the number of heroes roaming the land in World of Warcraft , which had been on the low end the past few months. Essentially amounting to a base management minigame, players could track down NPCs, get them to p...

IPhone 7 pre-order today, release date is September 16th IPhone 7 pre-order today, release date is September 16th

In doing so, Apple is betting that its legions of loyal fans will embrace the shift to wireless headphones - or, if they insist on sticking with their old ways, that they won't mind using earbuds that plug into the iPhone's power port, or older heads...

Scots predator that ruled the seas 170 million years ago finally unveiled Scots predator that ruled the seas 170 million years ago finally unveiled

Scotland is a relatively small country, and scientists have found it hard to find prehistoric fossils at the isle. Removing the rock without the proper tools or guidance could have spelled disaster, thanks to the hardened sedimentary rock that had so...

Sony Xperia X, Z5 Premium get generous price cut in India Sony Xperia X, Z5 Premium get generous price cut in India

Rumor says that the Xperia XZ will have a price between £500 and £600 SIM-free once it launches. Both Xperia handsets come with two variants of internal storage, a 32GB and a 64GB option. It comes in 32GB/64GB in-built storage which can be expanded...

UK car registrations return to growth in August - SMMT UK car registrations return to growth in August - SMMT

And the wider picture is positive, too, with year-to-date figures over the first eight months of 2016 increasing by 2.8%, at 1.68 million registrations. "With showrooms full of exciting models featuring the very latest technology and a raft of afford...

Asteroid Bennu getting first visitor in billions of years

Today's (Monday) L-3 forecast shows a 70 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The event will feature three Florida Tech alumni involved in the OSIRIS-REx mission launching September 8. Our solar system is buzzing with thousand...

Philae found! Missing space robot spotted 'wedged into crack' on comet Philae found! Missing space robot spotted 'wedged into crack' on comet

Using Rosetta's narrow-angle camera, the crew took higher-resolution images from just 2.7 kilometers (1.6 miles) away from the comet's surface - an unprecedentedly close range. It was supposed to fire harpoons to lock it to the surface, but these...

Nintendo Shuts Down Fan-Made Game; Meets Its Replacement Nintendo Shuts Down Fan-Made Game; Meets Its Replacement

It's free, and available for download right now. It stars a Mario-alike character in a slightly-different looking platform world with also slightly-different looking space sections. The developers of ASMB Games published : " No Mario's Sky is no ...

GE to buy SLM, Arcam for $1.4 bn in 3D printing push GE to buy SLM, Arcam for $1.4 bn in 3D printing push

SLM Solutions Group, in Lübeck, Germany, builds laser machines, also for metal-based 3D printing, used in the aerospace, automotive, energy, and healthcare industries. More than 11,000 LEAP engines are on order with up to 20 fuel nozzles in every eng...

NASA chasing down asteroid to scoop up, bring back samples NASA chasing down asteroid to scoop up, bring back samples

If the NASA effort succeeds, it will serve as a proof of concept for more ambitious attempts to exploit asteroids for scientific or commercial gain. The United Launch Alliance (ULA) is all set to launch NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Reso...

Twin bombings near Afghanistan's Defense Ministry kill 5 Twin bombings near Afghanistan's Defense Ministry kill 5

Mohammad Radmanish. The attack is the worst since Islamic State claimed to carry out suicide bombings on a peaceful demonstration in Kabul , killing more than 80 people. "The enemies of Afghanistan are losing the fight in the ground battle with se...

Europe's top four leagues to get four guaranteed Champions League spots

Uefa has also revealed the financial distribution to clubs will be "increased significantly" for the Champions League and Europa League . In recent seasons, Italy typically has had only two group-stage teams because Serie A's third-place team oft...

Bryan Fuller Explains the Title of 'Star Trek: Discovery' Bryan Fuller Explains the Title of 'Star Trek: Discovery'

We spoke to fellow Trekkies, including a writer, a showrunner and a scientist, about why the series matters to them. The 50 year anniversary spans more than just this and the Vegas conventions. But the show couldn't anticipate everything. "But also...

Apple says several billion dollars set aside for US taxes

His comments came after the European Union ordered the USA -based firm to pay $14.5 billion in back taxes to Ireland plus billions more in interest. Cook said past year that he would "love to" repatriate Apple's foreign profits but that he can't ...

NASA spacecraft beams back close-up views of Jupiter's poles NASA spacecraft beams back close-up views of Jupiter's poles

According to BBC , the composition, temperature, motion and other properties of Jupiter's atmosphere will be measured using Juno's remote sensing instruments. Now JIRAM will allow studying the aurora's morphology and dynamics. Jupiter , a gas...

American Jack Sock reaches fourth round of US Open for first time

Sock dominated in every facet of the game, even in the service when he has faced no break point. The Croat was quite simply outplayed as the American world number 24 won 6-4 6-3 6-4 to earn a last-16 match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. In pole positi...

FDA says there is no proof ingredients in antibacterial soaps work

The companies will not be able to sell these soaps under misleading marketing. Government officials had been looking into antibacterial soap for the past several years after data suggested certain ingredients such as triclosan, an ingredient used in ...

Google to unveil 4K Chromecast, Pixel Phones and Daydream VR in October

Now, the Nexus handsets we've been hearing about-codenamed Sailfish and Marlin-will reportedly be the 5-inch Pixel and 5.5-inch Pixel XL , respectively. Meanwhile, the Marlin is expected to ship with a larger 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440 display and 3,4...

Samsung Unveils Huge, Water Resistant and Advanced Galaxy Note 7 Samsung Unveils Huge, Water Resistant and Advanced Galaxy Note 7

But that won't be the case for long, according to Samsung Mobile President Koh Dong-jin, who estimates the Note 7 will be upgraded to Nougat within the next two to three months. In terms of specification , Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sports a 5.7-inch o...

Part of Kashmir is under illegal occupation of Pak: MEA Part of Kashmir is under illegal occupation of Pak: MEA

The spokesman while answering questions on the Kashmir dispute said Pakistan will continue its efforts to raise the Kashmir dispute at the global level. The thing that needs to be understood how did the victimisation start. About US Secretary of St...

Life Might Be More Than 3.7 Billion Years Old Life Might Be More Than 3.7 Billion Years Old

The bacteria secrete chemicals that trap and bind together all the grains to form a complex, rock-like structure. The fossils were discovered by a team of geologists and paleontologists led by Allen Nutman at the University of Wollongong in Austr...

NASA captures awe-inspiring images of twin hurricanes charging towards Hawaii NASA captures awe-inspiring images of twin hurricanes charging towards Hawaii

Also on Tuesday, NASA released an animation of satellite images showing the two storms forming and swirling in the Pacific. The Category 4 storm headed westward throughout the Pacific Ocean, producing strong 125-mph (200 km/h) winds. That puts Lest...

Dropbox 2012 breach: Hackers stole over 60 million user accounts Dropbox 2012 breach: Hackers stole over 60 million user accounts

Breach notification site Leakbase provided Motherbord's Joseph Cox with a copy of the 5GB database, containing user 68,680,741 accounts. Last week, Dropbox announced it was forcing password resets for numerous users after discovering a set of ac...

Reliance's revolutionary announcement, era of paying for voice call is 'ending'

However, Jio's new plans offer only 20 GB of day-time data for Rs 1,499 and 35 GB for Rs 2,499. The share of the telecom companies went down following the announcement of Mukesh Ambani. These are all prepaid plans and there are no postpaid plans as...

Sony Xperia XZ And Xperia X Compact Images Leaked Ahead Of Launch Sony Xperia XZ And Xperia X Compact Images Leaked Ahead Of Launch

Like the XZ, it features Sony's new "loop surface" design, which wraps around the body of the phone. Not only does it stabilize the X and Y axes, yaw, and pitch, but also roll. The devices will be mostly powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820/821. ...

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