Science


Whales & Deep Sea Fish Protected in Obama's Atlantic Ocean Marine Preserve
- September 16, 2016

If we are going to leave our children with oceans like the ones that were left to us, we're going to have to act. "We can not truly protect our planet without protecting our ocean", the president said , adding that the USA and others had begun to address threats such as climate change and overfishing. (more...)
AAMU head coach supports NFL and College Players protesting-during-national-anthem AAMU head coach supports NFL and College Players protesting-during-national-anthem
- September 16, 2016

Those who can not or will not express appreciation equal to their freedoms and benefits should not be able to stay in America . Speaking to Complex Sports , the former first-round draft pick said we will "definitely" see a "few guys" in the league not stand during " The Star-Spangled Banner " before the game. (more...)
May prepares for Brexit talks, keeps Europe guessing
- September 16, 2016

Noting his own executive was limited in its response to problems by division among states that was the worst he had seen in three decades in European Union politics, he said: "There are splits out there and often fragmentation exists". Junker said it's the position of the European Union to oversee a "fair playing field" for all member states. "The institutions should support the priorities as agreed among member states, and not impose their own ones". (more...)
Xbox Project Scorpio Will More Powerful Than PS4 Pro: Microsoft Exec
- September 16, 2016

The other is a high-performance model ready for virtual reality, 4K, and HDR. There will be some benefits to applying this patch even if you're playing on a standard 1080p HDTV, Zenimax says. At the press event, Sony highlighted the console's capability to take advantage of 4K monitors. In an unexpected bit of good news, Sony announced that all PS4 consoles will be getting a firmware update to allow them to support HDR. (more...)
Android Marshmallow numbers rise, Nougat is nowhere to be seen
- September 16, 2016

Google has updated its Google Play distribution data for the seven-day period ending September 5. The company usually rolls out a new update after it announces the new Nexus devices, but this year the new Nougat update was released a month before the new devices for 2017. (more...)
Japan to boost South China Sea role with training patrols with US Japan to boost South China Sea role with training patrols with US
- September 16, 2016

Carter agreed and said the USA government will continue to cooperate with the Japanese government to achieve the goal. While the Department of National Defense (DND) admits, as far as receiving military aid is concerned, the US has given the Philippines much more compared to China. (more...)
Arctic scientists drive off polar bears after two-week siege Arctic scientists drive off polar bears after two-week siege
- September 16, 2016

The Guardian says one of the female bears actually slept beneath the window of one of the installation's buildings, and one of the researchers' two dogs was killed. Around four and six polar bears tend to spend their summer months on the island. Still, while the situation sounds grim for the scientists, it's perhaps equally bleak for the polar bears, who are now listed as "vulnerable", one category below "endangered" on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Red List of ... (more...)
'Sully' tops at box office: America needs its hero 'Sully' tops at box office: America needs its hero
- September 16, 2016

ComScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian said: 'This is the kind of sophisticated drama that is the antidote for older audiences to the youth-driven blockbuster stylings of the summer season. It cost about US$60 million to make before promotion costs. " Hell or High Water ", $2.6 million ($1.3 million international). 10. "This is a movie that really couldn't get a leg up on any front", Dergarabedian says. (more...)
Tim Cook Talks About AirPods, Ditching the Headphone Jack in New Interview Tim Cook Talks About AirPods, Ditching the Headphone Jack in New Interview
- September 16, 2016

Tim Cook says he personally likes augmented reality more and believes the technology gives it a scope to become more commercially viable. The game broke the record for most week-one sales on Apple's App Store, and it's the fastest game to reach $500 million in money spent by consumers, says research firm App Annie. (more...)
Apple releases iTunes 12.5.1 update Apple releases iTunes 12.5.1 update
- September 16, 2016

This update includes support for iOS 10. In addition, tvOs 10 also brings with it dark mode, which changes the Home screen and Apple Apps to a dark gray theme from their usual white theme, as previously reported by 9To5Mac. Apple TV owners can grab download and install the update immediately by going to Settings System Software Update on Apple TV. First its highly-anticipated roll-out of iOS 10 welcomed users with a bricked device. (more...)
Centre bans public sharing of individual's Aadhaar details Centre bans public sharing of individual's Aadhaar details
- September 16, 2016

While a Bloomberg story suggests USA tech giants like Apple and Google are uncomfortable with the government's initiative to get them to add an Aadhaar-compliant layer to their smart-phones, it is unclear as to what their reservations are since the firms are not being asked to build a back-door into their operating systems-more important, this could be India's Apple Pay moment where even those with moderately-priced phones could get the seamless one-click-two-factor authentication that Apple ... (more...)
Bayer to snap up £50bn Monsanto
- September 16, 2016

Monsanto and Bayer "have chosen to do a deal in the year of merging dangerously", said David Balto, a former policy director at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. Monsanto shares closed Wednesday at $106.76, up 66 cents - proof Wall Street is not convinced it will get clearance from Washington. Bayer makes a wide range of crop protection chemicals that kill weeds, bugs and fungus, while Monsanto is known for its seeds business and the weedkiller Glyphosate. (more...)
Here's how to use apps with Siri in iOS 10
- September 16, 2016

Download the update by opening Settings General Software Update Download and Install. The easiest way to update is over the air, although it is possible to do so via iTunes by plugging your device into a computer. WhatsApp also benefits from the changes introduced in CallKit, which allows other apps to work like the phone app always has. "So, barking "Send a WhatsApp message to Dan" will now do exactly that, unless it misinterprets what you've said as 'What's up Dan?" Notifications ... (more...)
IOS 10 adoption off to an impressive start despite early snag
- September 16, 2016

The new Clock app also has a new tab: "Bedtime", which is used to define the typical times you go to bed, wake up and the length of sleep you prefer. In a brief emailed statement, Apple acknowledged it "experienced a brief issue with the software update process" during the first hour of iOS 10's availability that affected a "small number" of users. (more...)
Hacking campaign aims to take down the internet Hacking campaign aims to take down the internet
- September 16, 2016

They're sophisticated and more notably, they're probing. Still, that requires the unnamed companies under attack to put up a defense, showing their hand and displaying their capabilities. The theory is that the attacks are meant to hone in on the exact point where a service's defenses fail. But Mr Schneier said the DDoS attacks observed against core net firms were on a different scale. (more...)
Apple's iOS 10 update is causing major headphones for some users
- September 16, 2016

Sprint said pre-orders were up more than 375 percent in the first three days compared with past year. The weekend pre-orders up surged threefold versus those for iPhone 6. Although Apple has been excoriated and mocked for ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack, which proved most early rumors out of China correct, people don't seem to be losing interest. (more...)
Chaffetz: Reopen Probe Into Whether Clinton Obstructed Justice over Emails
- September 16, 2016

Washington Examiner reported last week that the incomplete records of the Hillary Clinton email investigation released by the FBI raise questions about the conduct not only of Clinton but of her top aides and the staffers working under their direction. (more...)
Powerball results for 09/14/16 drawing; $222M jackpot up for grabs Powerball results for 09/14/16 drawing; $222M jackpot up for grabs
- September 16, 2016

The red Powerball was 8 and the Power Play was 2X. 14 with an increased jackpot prize of $222 million and estimated cash value of $150.4 million. The odds of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is 1 in about 293 million, according to the Powerball website. (more...)
United States to boost Israel with $38-bn defence package
- September 16, 2016

Those include Israel's agreement not to seek additional funds from Congress beyond what will be guaranteed annually in the new package, and also to phase out a special arrangement that has allowed Israel to spend part of its US aid on its own defense industry instead of on American-made weapons, the officials said. (more...)
Microsoft Edge beats Chrome and Firefox in battery performance
- September 16, 2016

Microsoft has claimed that the Windows 10 Anniversary Update has made the browser run faster. Back in June , Microsoft started a rather aggressive campaign to promote its Edge browser, pitting it against its rivals and claiming that it easily comes out on top in terms of battery performance, particularly in scenarios involving streaming media. (more...)

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