Science


Samsung Could Be Planning On Recalling The Galaxy Note 7
- September 03, 2016

Broker Hyundai Securities said such glitches were common and it still expected Samsung to report third-quarter operating profits of 8.5trn won (£5.7bn), and added that Samsung's medium-term prospects looked encouraging ahead of the launch of smartphones with foldable screens next year. (more...)
Earth-like planet discovered
- September 03, 2016

The planet is also located 4.3 million miles away from Proxima Centuri, which is just 5% of the Earth's distance from the sun . One possible obstacle to life evolving and flourishing on the planet is the way it hugs its parent star. Dr. Mikko Tuomi says "It is the closest possible planet to us and may be the closest to support life outside the solar system". "Dr Guillem Anglada-Escude then joined the University of Hertfordshire team and coordinated major observing campaigns". (more...)
Obama arrives in Baton Rouge to see flood damage Obama arrives in Baton Rouge to see flood damage
- September 03, 2016

But he said the work of rebuilding will continue for months. Afterward, he thanked first responders, the National Guard and "all the good neighbors" who rescued people as the water rose. After a much-criticized delay, President Barack Obama visited flood-stricken Louisiana Tuesday, defending his administration's response and urging citizens to pitch in and help ravaged communities. (more...)
Study flags huge Zika virus threat to India via travellers, mosquitoes
- September 03, 2016

Seventeen countries have reported cases of microcephaly or other central nervous system malformations in babies, and eighteen signalled an increase in GBS, according to the World Health Organisation. Among the foreigners infected, 23 are from China, 15 are from India and 10 from Bangladesh, the health ministry said Thursday. Wong Sin Yew, an infectious disease physician at Gleneagles Medical Centre in Singapore, said it was unclear for now whether Zika would become as widespread as dengue. (more...)
'Disorganized' tropical wave moves toward the Bahamas 'Disorganized' tropical wave moves toward the Bahamas
- September 03, 2016

This system has become less organized since Wednesday, with only minimal associated shower activity, and the chances for development during the next two days have decreased. Lester was centered early Thursday about 465 miles (750 kilometers) south-southwest of the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula and was moving west-northwest near 12 mph (19 kph). (more...)
Tesla Motors' Musk Delays Publishing Blog on Autopilot Changes (NASDAQ:TSLA) Tesla Motors' Musk Delays Publishing Blog on Autopilot Changes (NASDAQ:TSLA)
- September 03, 2016

Tesla's first half year was botched up. It also revealed that 15 institutional investors recently decided against either purchasing SolarCity or inserting equity into the company, the Wall Street Journal reported. The third quarter is crucial to Tesla's future because the company is trying to acquire SolarCity Corp . and preparing to roll out the Model 3, its lower-priced sedan, late next year. (more...)
Manuel Neuer confirmed as new Germany captain following Bastian Schweinsteiger's retirement
- September 03, 2016

Mats Hummels had been touted as his successor, but coach Joachim Low has opted for 30-year-old Neuer. It was announced last month that Schweinsteiger would step down from global football and the 32-year-old enjoyed an emotional farewell on Wednesday as Germany defeated Finland 2-0 in his final match. (more...)
Trump paid for Mexican president's lunch, humorist writes
- September 03, 2016

Speaking to a charged audience at the convention centre in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, hours after his visit to Mexico, Trump said once in the office, he would built the handsome wall up the cost (US$10-15 billion) will be paid by Mexico. (more...)
Uzbekistan's autocratic president to be buried
- September 03, 2016

They reportedly brought him home the following year, but then returned him to the orphanage in 1945. Karimov was the head of the local Communist party in Uzbekistan when it was still a Soviet republic, and he kept the job after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. (more...)
India's richest man unveils telecoms venture with free calls, cut-price data India's richest man unveils telecoms venture with free calls, cut-price data
- September 03, 2016

Bharti Airtel said: "We welcome Reliance Jio's entry to the digital world and wish them the very best", but made no comment on the new entrant's price plans. Jio's attractive offerings will escalate our user engagement manifold and will enhance customer propensity to spend more time on their favorite fashion social network. (more...)
Space station orbits over three hurricanes in epic time-lapse video Space station orbits over three hurricanes in epic time-lapse video
- September 03, 2016

The strongest storm in the video is Gaston, now passing through the open ocean far from land. Gaston was the first major hurricane in the Atlantic for the 2016 season but has now weakened to a category 2 storm. Hurricane Madeline has weakened somewhat, but officials like Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Ed Teixeira told are warning residents not to take the storm lightly, according to The Weather Channel . (more...)
China parliament ratifies Paris climate change agreement China parliament ratifies Paris climate change agreement
- September 03, 2016

The agreement goes into force when joined by at least 55 nations that produce a total of 55 percent of global emissions. The letter is a plea to the G20 leaders to address climate change as they meet in Hangzhou, China this week to discuss ways to strengthen the global economy. (more...)
Obama expresses grief over the demise of Uzbekistan President Karimov
- September 03, 2016

She also said that she had not spoken to her older sister Gulnara for 12 years. Karimov had a stroke and was hospitalized Saturday, his daughter Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva announced on Facebook . Global critics, including Human Rights Watch, said voters had no real choice in the elections because the government restricts opposing political activity. (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) to unveil iPhone 7 on September 7
- September 03, 2016

Invitations to the event were sent out this morning, with Apple simply saying " See you on the 7th ", The Verge says. And as for the larger and more powerful iPhone 7 Plus, the 32GB, 128GB and 256GB versions are supposed to come with a price tag of CNY 6088, CNY 6888 and CNY 1180 respectively. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 delayed after phones 'catch fire' Samsung Galaxy Note 7 delayed after phones 'catch fire'
- September 03, 2016

If you're a Galaxy Note 7 owner, you may want to keep reading about the news of exploding batteries. The spokeswoman said the delay affects the South Korean market only. This comes as a shocker to avid Galaxy fans as the device was touted to be the iPhone 7 killer, given its impressive specifications. "It is an unexpected issue and until the cause is confirmed, a short-term impact is inevitable", Eo Kyu-jin, an analyst at eBEST Investment & Securities, said in a report. (more...)
Maui County prepares for Hurricane Lester Maui County prepares for Hurricane Lester
- September 03, 2016

On Aug. 31 at 6:50 p.m. EDT (22:50 UTC) the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite saw Hurricane Lester moving into the Central Pacific Ocean. "This general motion is expected to continue tonight with a gradual turn toward the west on Thursday and Friday", it predicted. If Lester remains on its current track, forecasters predict potential hurricane winds , high surf and heavy rains for the islands. (more...)
Samsung to recall exploding phones
- September 03, 2016

But Samsung , said that it had been alerted to 35 cases worldwide and that it had so far discovered 24 devices to be faulty. Telstra said it was "talking Samsung to understand more about the reports and as a precaution, we have paused Galaxy Note 7 sales". (more...)
No survivors in mid-air plane collision north of Russian Mission No survivors in mid-air plane collision north of Russian Mission
- September 03, 2016

The planes involved in the collision are a Cessna 208 Caravan of the Hageland Aviation airline company carrying three people and a Piper PA-18 Super Cub of the company Renfro's Alaska Adventures carrying two people, said Lt. Around noon, the National Guard dispatched a Black Hawk helicopter and two flight medics from Bethel to the crash site. The cause of the crash is unknown, said Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Allen Kenitzer. (more...)
Turkish President Erdogan arrives at G-20 summit Turkish President Erdogan arrives at G-20 summit
- September 03, 2016

Charities working in the region such as China Aid and Christian Solidarity Worldwide have continued to raise concerns about the process of cross removal and the arrest of church leaders and lawyers defending religious freedoms. responsible for about half of that. As for its commitments to the climate deal, the US pledged to cut its emissions 26 percent to 28 percent over the next 15 years, compared to 2005 levels. (more...)
China growing at sustainable rates good for global economy : Lagarde China growing at sustainable rates good for global economy : Lagarde
- September 03, 2016

While financial markets have generally recovered from their immediate plunge following the British vote to leave the European Union, downside risks remain significant, according to the new report. Low investment levels and slow trade could create a unsafe cycle by further inhibiting trade and investment. During the last 30 years, the income going to top earners has been increasing in a number of advanced economies, while it has been stagnant for those at the bottom, it added. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 next »