Science


Polar Bears Swarm Weather Station, Trap Meteorologists Polar Bears Swarm Weather Station, Trap Meteorologists
- September 14, 2016

Located a long way from Moscow, the weather station is on a remote island in the Arctic circle. As many as 10 polar bears began to loiter near the base recently, preventing the meteorologists from accessing observation platforms. (more...)
Samsung shares slide on Galaxy Note 7 recall
- September 14, 2016

Samsung itself has asked customers to power down their new phones and exchange them. Samsung's Galaxy Note7 continues to be the company's worst nightmare. South Korean tech giant Samsung released its latest monster phone model, the Galaxy Note 7 , on August 19, which was less than a month before the grand launch of Apple's iPhone 7. (more...)
Dáil carries motion to appeal Apple tax ruling Dáil carries motion to appeal Apple tax ruling
- September 14, 2016

The commission, which is the executive body of the European Union , is claiming that the tech company has underpaid the taxes it owes to Ireland , a country that Apple has used as a tax haven. company acquires a foreign company and takes on the identity of the foreign company. "We also accrued several billion in U.S. corporate tax on a deferred basis". (more...)
Amit Shah insulted Kerala with his 'Vaman Jayanthi' wish: CM Pinarayi Amit Shah insulted Kerala with his 'Vaman Jayanthi' wish: CM Pinarayi
- September 14, 2016

The success of Mahabali as a good and powerful ruler made even the "Devas" envious of him, prompting Vishnu taking on the form of Vamana , a Brahmin boy, one of his avatars, and approaching Mahabali. The mythological story says Vamana cunningly ended the rule of Mahabali, a King the people loved. BJP President Amit Shah " s tweet greeting people on "Vaman Jayanti' sparked off a discord on Tuesday. (more...)
Mind reading tech allows monkeys to type Mind reading tech allows monkeys to type
- September 14, 2016

The monkeys involved in the study didn't suddenly "learn" to read and understand English, but were instead trained to tap out letters based on what was shown to them on a screen. The latest experiments were created to test improvements seeking to improve the accuracy and speed of the brain scanning interface, and thus far, they are optimistic about the results. (more...)
KC mayor slams Missouri legislators for gun override attempt
- September 14, 2016

Senate Bill 656 would eliminate hide and carry requirements such as a background check, training, education and a permit to carry a concealed gun. Munzlinger's bill includes numerous provisions, including a lifetime concealed carry permit and concealed carry permit fees. (more...)
Some Users Find Their Devices Bricked After Installing iOS 10
- September 14, 2016

The iOS 10 update provides category-leading innovation to the Apple Watch with use of new iOS 10 tools to enhance the watch experience. Take a moment to make sure you have a proper back up of your iPhone or iPad before starting. Third-party apps will also get integrated into Apple Maps . The video wasn't exactly ideal but I had the opportunity to go in and remove some photos, rearrange them, change the music and adjust the length of the video. (more...)
PS4 System Update drops later today, adding HDR
- September 14, 2016

It's also worth pointing out that HDR , while able to make your games look extra pretty, is not the same at 4K resolution - an exclusive feature of the PS4 Pro hardware. The new music item lets you control Spotify without opening the app. Sony says you'll be able to "discover, play, and control" your music right in the Quick Menu . (more...)
Nioh Set To Release Worldwide On February 9, 2017 Nioh Set To Release Worldwide On February 9, 2017
- September 14, 2016

A recent beta for Nioh just wrapped up, using feedback from that session to help guide the development for the rest of the game as Team Ninja works towards a finish line after several years in development. And so far, it's been a pretty solid game. At any rate, with Nioh now finally having received what seems to be concrete release date, fans who had taken part in the demo and have been following its development since its announcement a decade ago will surely rejoice to know of its ... (more...)
Human destruction: 10 percent of Earth's wilderness gone in last 20 years Human destruction: 10 percent of Earth's wilderness gone in last 20 years
- September 14, 2016

The researchers said that the revelation holds a lot of importance for species living in these regions. We have a problem, and scientists are panicking. The Amazon basin, in particular, has been reduced from an area of 1.8 million km to 1.3 million km (a loss of over 30 percent) in the same time frame. (more...)
Apple Unveils the New iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
- September 14, 2016

The models also have a new home button which is now touch sensitive and uses a new Taptic engine for better response. Samsung's Icon-X earbuds have a carrying case charger and include storage for phone-free listening. You can purchase the adapter from the Belkin website, the Apple online store, and Apple retail stores. They also come with a built-in W1 chip, sensors and microphone. (more...)
Diver captures video of his shark attack off California coast Diver captures video of his shark attack off California coast
- September 14, 2016

He said: "When the shark came around I gave him a nice little jab ". McQuillen used it to hit the shark, which then swam away and McQuillen headed back to shore as quickly as he could. "I lost grip of my speargun which I quickly retrieved and then it hit me". That's when the diver noticed it was a great white. Initially thinking his fellow divers were pulling a fast one on him by tugging at his fin, but the realization that a shark had instead bitten off his toes brought the danger of the ... (more...)
IOS 10 Messages Apps and Games Worth Checking Out
- September 14, 2016

Confide , the confidential messaging app that launched back in 2013, has today announced an integration with iMessage in iOS 10. In order to use the new features in iMessage, a user needs to leave the programme to search in the big app store, which has more than 2 million apps. (more...)
30-tonne meteorite found in Argentina 30-tonne meteorite found in Argentina
- September 14, 2016

First, the rock needs to be confirmed as an actual meteorite which, given the field it was found, is not unlikely. The discovery was made in an area called Campo del Cielo, which lies in the municipality of Gancedo, where a meteor shower hit approximately 4,000 years ago. (more...)
Sony Officially Confirms Free Patches for PS4 Pro Enhanced Games
- September 14, 2016

No, it doesn't look dramatically different, but PlayStation 4 Firmware 4.00 adds some key features. The Quick Menu overlays on top of the game and it is customizable so you can design it to your liking. Under organization, we'll have the ability to organize games and apps with custom folders , which can be added to both the main screen and library, and will store as many as you like. (more...)
No Forza Horizon 3 PC demo until after launch No Forza Horizon 3 PC demo until after launch
- September 14, 2016

Photo and drone modes are also included. The game has the largest map in Horizon history, although the demo will only cover a fraction of it. Additionally, there will be over 350 of the most wonderful cars to choose from. Along with playing in free roam, you can access the campaign with all four players as well and joining some one else's game is pretty seamless. Microsoft has yet to announce the release date of the demo, but it seems that their Store already did the work for them. (more...)
Dead heat for the Oval Office Dead heat for the Oval Office
- September 14, 2016

Trump, at 44 percent, leads Clinton who trails him by three points with just 41 percent. With barely two months to go for the USA presidential election, the race to the White House appears to have entered dead heat, with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump edging out his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the latest national poll . (more...)
Jay-Z's Music Streaming Service Tidal Lost $28m past year Jay-Z's Music Streaming Service Tidal Lost $28m past year
- September 14, 2016

This is way up from the $10.44 million loss the company saw the year before, and largely came due to increased marketing expenses. Over the same period, revenue rose 30% to 402 million Swedish kronor from 309 million kronor. With further reports that the company's financial standing is in decline, it begs the question: where does Tidal go from here? In a financial statement, Aspiro said a board assessment had concluded the company lacked funding for 2016 but added, "The board believes ... (more...)
Idea Cellular welcomes Jio's entry, keen to provide support Idea Cellular welcomes Jio's entry, keen to provide support
- September 14, 2016

In last 10 days, over 22 crore calls made from Jio to the Airtel network have failed, while 52 crore calls cumulatively made from Jio to the three incumbent operators - Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular - failed. The move comes just after a day Idea Cellular Ltd announced release of points of interconnection in favor of Reliance Jio. Inter-connection is required to enable mobile users to make calls to customers of other telecom networks. (more...)
Apple announces Australian launch dates for iPhone 7
- September 14, 2016

Regardless, the phone you trade in will never be yours again, so breaking the contract pretty much only guarantees the deal is definitely not free. The only downside is you can't charge your phone and listen to music through your headphones at the same time now. (more...)

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