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USA to cede control of DNS system to Icann from October USA to cede control of DNS system to Icann from October
- August 19, 2016

But now this important part of the Internet governance has to be handed over to another responsible Institution and thus the domain naming system for DNS has been handed over to Icann. The entity that handles the contract, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers , has been retooled to take over the function on its own. (more...)
Scalebound Allows Players To Customize And Control Their Dragons Scalebound Allows Players To Customize And Control Their Dragons
- August 19, 2016

This renders the game's human playable character, Drew, defenseless, but gives players more opportunities in combat. Dubbed "Dragon DNA", the in-depth system has three core components - morphing, parts and armor - that can all be tinkered with individually to generate different effects. (more...)
Cities: Skylines Natural Disasters expansion announced Cities: Skylines Natural Disasters expansion announced
- August 19, 2016

Alongside the natural disasters , the Cities: Skylines Natural Disasters expansion will introduce a new Scenario Mode where you'll be able to create everything from a custom start city , to the win conditions, time limits, and more. Radio Saved the Video Game: Citizens can go Radio Ga-Ga with a new broadcast network, helping to rapidly spread evacuation warnings and emergency alerts - or simply relax to new in-game music stations. (more...)
Southern California Wildfire Spreads Across 25000 Acres Threatening Thousands Of Homes
- August 19, 2016

Weather conditions and the dryness of the brush have made the fire unpredictable. San Bernardino County Fire Department Battalion Chief Mark Peebles says it's very concerning and, in his words, "This is not the time to mess around". The size of the fire is roughly 40 square miles. Two suffered minor injuries but later returned to the fire line. Thick columns of smoke blocked out the sky above mountain peaks as the fire overran a number of properties, leaving behind barren lots with ... (more...)
Critics: UK plan to cut child obesity lacks muscle
- August 19, 2016

And in Scotland there is growing anger that there was no discussion with Holyrood before the Government in London ruled out a UK-wide approach to tackling obesity through advertising. Asked about concerns the government had "watered down" the proposals to limit junk food advertising, she said the United Kingdom already had some of the "toughest restrictions in the world". (more...)
LG announces 2 new portable projectors LG announces 2 new portable projectors
- August 19, 2016

The LG Minibeam PH450U and PH150G projectors can connect to your laptop or any other supported device and turn almost any flat surface into a mighty 80-inch HD display. Connections on the 2.4-pound projector include: HDMI / MHL and USB. The PH450U is touted as one of the brightest battery-powered, short-throw projectors at 450 lumens. (more...)
Oil prices higher as US stockpiles drop Oil prices higher as US stockpiles drop
- August 19, 2016

West Texas Intermediate crude futures spiked on the news of decreasing stockpiles after the falling below $46 per barrel leading into the 10:30 a.m. The kingdom pumped 10.5 million barrels per day in July, up by 30,000 from June and a new all-time record. Both crude oil benchmarks were trading notably higher again, as they extended their impressive rally, while top oil producers prepared to talk about a potential production cut. (more...)
Neid and Sundhage are longtime contemporaries and foes
- August 19, 2016

Pia Sundhage's Sweden have advanced to their nation's first Olympic Games gold medal match and to say they have not been popular in some quarters is an understatement. After all, it's when she gets to have some fun. If we can sort that out in the very beginning, I think we have a big chance to win . The match went into penalties after the sides were goalless following extra time on Tuesday. (more...)
Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac Comes With Sierra Support, Standalone Toolbox App Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac Comes With Sierra Support, Standalone Toolbox App
- August 19, 2016

Parallels Desktop 12 is macOS Sierra ready, includes up-to 25 percent performance improvements , and features more than 20 simple single-function tools and utilities which are also available as a standalone Parallels Toolbox for Mac app. (more...)
Chrome for Android is gaining a Google Now-driven New Tab page Chrome for Android is gaining a Google Now-driven New Tab page
- August 19, 2016

If it's working for you, you'll see the usual New Tab page, but with recent bookmarks just below the search box and frequent pages, with suggested content below that. The impact on you: The dev channel is Google's more experimental version of Chrome, so these features will likely change before they make it to the stable build. (more...)
Android continues to lead the way in global smartphone sales Android continues to lead the way in global smartphone sales
- August 19, 2016

There, the firm explains that in Q2 2016, iOS and Android indeed accounted for a record 99.1 percent of the worldwide market share, compared with 96.8 percent one year ago in Q2 2015. Gartner's research showed that demand for premium smartphones slowed in the second quarter as consumers waited for new hardware launches in the second half of the year. (more...)
Sawley's Schofield secures Olympic Silver in Rio Sawley's Schofield secures Olympic Silver in Rio
- August 19, 2016

The pair, who claimed bronze at London 2012, were pipped to the finish line by the Spanish crew by just under three-tenths of a second. The gold medal was awarded to Spain's Saul Craviotto and Cristian Toro. "When you pop your head up at the end you're like, 'what's happened?', and wait for the scoreboard to come up", Heath told the BBC after the race. Their improvement over the last four years is put down to "focus in the gym, getting the diet under control and keeping in touch with the ... (more...)
AMD Unveils Its 'Next-Generation' Zen Processor Core
- August 19, 2016

I would love to dive deeper into Zen, but these are early days, we don't have a lot of details yet, and time is short as I write this. If AMD can live up to its promise, it's great news for the company as well as for consumers. To achieve its performance goals, Zen provides a wider issue CPU core with improved branch predictors, simultaneous multithreading and lower latency caches. (more...)
Ford unveils plan for driverless auto by 2021
- August 19, 2016

The strong passion was described by the company's president, Mark Fields , at an event in Palo Alto , California. At the moment, Ford operates a fleet of 10 autonomous test vehicles in America, and it announced it plans to triple the number of vehicles on its fleet this year and again in 2017. (more...)
Uber to deploy self-driving cars for customers
- August 19, 2016

While Uber conducts its real-world commercial test, Tesla offers limited self-driving support, and Google is still running 25 miles per hour tests. The goal was mind-blowing: to replace Uber's more than 1 million human drivers with robot drivers-as quickly as possible. (more...)
Go Away! Sir Philip Green's Anger At BHS Questions Go Away! Sir Philip Green's Anger At BHS Questions
- August 19, 2016

MPs called him the " unacceptable face of capitalism " after he took millions out of the business before selling it to former bankrupt Dominic Chappell for £1 last March. "We see footage of him on a yacht, the third yacht that he owns". The chain was preparing to bring the shutters down nationwide for good on Saturday, but Duff & Phelps and FRP Advisory have now extended this closing date to 28 August. (more...)
Rossi hoping for improved Brno performance Rossi hoping for improved Brno performance
- August 19, 2016

Instead, he has taken wins where he could and settled for points where he can't, and that was demonsrated in Austria where he wasn't able to live with the Yamahas or Ducatis. It followed Ducati's domination of the two-day July test at the Red Bull Ring , which established the Borno Panigale-based squad as firm favourites to pick up a first MotoGP win since 2010. (more...)
Deep Dive: What Have We Learned From Hillary Clinton's Tax Returns? Deep Dive: What Have We Learned From Hillary Clinton's Tax Returns?
- August 19, 2016

The Clintons' income puts them well within the ranks of the top 0.1 percent of Americans, though they pay a higher tax rate than many of their elite peers, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation based on 2013 data. Clinton's running mate Tim Kaine also released his returns for the past 10 years on Friday. The couple paid a combined federal tax rate of 20.3 percent. (more...)
Robbery story from Ryan Lochte, swimmers doesn't hold up
- August 19, 2016

Once the station manager arrived, he asked the swimmers to pay for the damages , using a customer to translate. American Olympic swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger leave the police station at Rio International airport early Thursday Aug. (more...)
Lenovo profits climb 64% on solid PC sales Lenovo profits climb 64% on solid PC sales
- August 19, 2016

From the past year, the total revenue of the first-quarter fell by 6% to $10.05 billion, when compared to the amount estimated by analysts, which was $9.63 billion. In the interim, Lenovo has slowly relinquished smartphone market share in its home market to aggressive rivals from Huawei Technologies Inc (華為), Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp (歐珀移動) and Vivo Communication Technology Co Ltd (維沃移動通信). (more...)

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