Science


Apple ties up with Flipkart to sell iPhone 7 in India
- September 25, 2016

There are plenty of reasons to consider installing iOS 10/iOS 10.0.2 on your device today but there are also some reasons why you might be better off waiting a few days or maybe even a few weeks before installing Apple's new update . (more...)
After bitter battles, Cruz expected to say he will vote for Trump After bitter battles, Cruz expected to say he will vote for Trump
- September 25, 2016

First, last year, I promised to support the Republican nominee. The decision to announce his intention to vote for Trump, rather than endorse him outright, was seen as a compromise - even if voters see little distinction between the two. Trump also said Cruz should "be careful" or he would " spill the beans on your wife", and retweeted an unflattering picture of Heidi Cruz. Cruz also faced intensifying political pressure from other quarters. (more...)
Note 7's Battery Charging Limit Can Be Raised To 80%
- September 25, 2016

He threw the phone out of the garage so it wouldn't catch anything else on fire. Samsung hasn't provided any hints yet about its plans for Android 7.0 update schedules, but it's not a huge leap to think that the current Galaxy S7 flagships will be in line first. (more...)
DGCA bans Samsung Galaxy smartphones in aircraft after Note 2 IndiGo incident
- September 25, 2016

In a news release, IndiGo said some passengers on its flight 6E-054 from Singapore noticed smoke and smell in the cabin and alerted the cabin crew. The staff pinned down the source of the smoke to the hat-rack of seat 23C, following which the pilot alerted the ATC about the situation. (more...)
Brad Pitt allegations relate to treatment of son
- September 25, 2016

Once one half of the most powerful couple in Hollywood, Brad Pitt received the shock of his life when a couple of days ago, his wife Angelina Jolie filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences with her husband. Do you think Brad Pitt deserves to have joint physical custody of his children with ex-wife Angelina Jolie? "Hopefully people can move on and leave them all alone to work this out". (more...)
Russians taking inspiration from 2008 world championship win over Canada
- September 25, 2016

Canada will face Russian Federation on Saturday at 4 p.m. But, in all likelihood, this time around Europe will see a different Sweden , whose only round-robin blemish came in a 4-3 overtime loss to the young guns of North America. "We kind of beat ourselves a little bit". I think the trust and belief is there. Canada coach Mike Babcock, however, remembers the nerves of his players that day. (more...)
Gary Johnson predicts demise of GOP
- September 25, 2016

The 2016 presidential campaign has been one of the most freaky in recent American history. "I do and it wouldn't have anything to do with my debate performance", Johnson said. The other controversy involving Gary Johnson centered on the "Aleppo" gaffe. After the clip was shown to the " Morning Joe " panel, one panelist exclaimed, "He really did that?" In that instance, MSNBC's Mike Barnicle looked shocked and replied, "You're kidding". (more...)
A Google self-driving auto crashed in Mt. View today A Google self-driving auto crashed in Mt. View today
- September 25, 2016

While, the Mountain View company is no stranger to accidents involving its fleet of autonomous vehicle, with quite a number of accidents having occurred in the past few years, one of the cars in its fleet has gotten into quite a major accident this time around. (more...)
U.S. military confirms IS used chemical rocket to attack troops
- September 25, 2016

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joe Dunford, said that Iraqi forces will be ready for the push by "early October", while General Joe Votel, the head of the U.S. Sir Michael, who reviewed the attack plan with commanders, said that Iraqi forces were moving into their tactical assembly ready for the assault. The aircraft later destroyed IS weapons stockpiles and rocket launchers north of Ramadi in support of Iraqi forces. (more...)
Trump Portrays Himself as the 'Law-and-Order' Candidate
- September 25, 2016

But he praised former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani's efforts to curb crime in the city during his tenure, which he has claimed was in large part due to the stop-and-frisk policy. Trump's supporters say his "America first" message applies to minorities, immigrants and moderate voters as much as it does to conservative whites. (more...)
'Thankful for my life' after mall shooting
- September 25, 2016

The weapon was recovered at the scene. The shooter was described as a Hispanic man wearing black and armed with a "hunting-type" rifle. After the shooting, he was seen walking toward Interstate 5. Officers using K-9 units searched the 434,000-square feet mall throughout the night, including in secure rooms, authorities said. Mall employees and shoppers said they hid in stores and fitting rooms during the shooting. (more...)
What Consumers Need to Know About the Yahoo Security Breach
- September 25, 2016

Millions of Yahoo users may have had information stolen according to a recent investigation. "This breach demonstrates the urgent need for Congress to enact data breach and security legislation-only stiffer enforcement and stringent penalties will make sure companies are properly and promptly notifying consumers when their data has been compromised", said Connecticut Sen. (more...)
Google Play starts rolling out to Chrome OS stable
- September 25, 2016

The updates are available for the Chromebooks, but it does not necessary mean that all the Chromebook users will have the access to the Store. After the announcement in May, a very first buggy version of the Google Play appeared on the Dev channel in June, followed by a stable Beta update in August. (more...)
Species body says extra elephant protection could boost ivory trade Species body says extra elephant protection could boost ivory trade
- September 24, 2016

The Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora ( CITES ) is a legally binding agreement which aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival. (more...)
Yahoo says hackers stole data on 500 million users in 2014 Yahoo says hackers stole data on 500 million users in 2014
- September 24, 2016

It called the hackers a "state-sponsored actor", though it didn't identify a country behind the breach. To ensure that users have the ability to confirm that this outreach comes from a legitimate source, they are making public the content of the email that they will be sending. (more...)
How the Yahoo mail hack affects you, and what to do
- September 24, 2016

The hack happened in 2014, when "state-sponsored actor" stole account information, including names, emails, passwords, telephone numbers and answers to some security questions. The ongoing investigation suggests that stolen information did not include unprotected passwords, payment card data, or bank account information; payment card data and bank account information are not stored in the system that the investigation has found to be affected. (more...)
Apple's Siri speaker enters prototype testing Apple's Siri speaker enters prototype testing
- September 24, 2016

In the last two years, Apple has acquired two facial recognition companies: Faceshift and Emotient. The Amazon Echo, which premiered in 2014, is among Amazon's most popular products, according to the e-retailer's listing of most popular products. (more...)
Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7
- September 24, 2016

So far, about 25 percent of Note 7 owners in the USA have exchanged their devices. After criticism and more reports of fires potentially started by Note7 devices, the company sought an official recall with the CPSC, which was announced almost two weeks later. (more...)
Aerospace/Defense Products & Services: United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) Position of the day Aerospace/Defense Products & Services: United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) Position of the day
- September 24, 2016

The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 88.1%. This indicates the analyst believes there is a potential upside of 14 .1% from the opening price of 37.69 Dollars. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 11 said a "Buy Rating" and 1 announced "Overweight Rating". Insiders are expected to have better knowledge about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders' move deserves attention. (more...)
Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged as 3 Members Dissent
- September 24, 2016

Fed Chair Janet Yellen said USA growth was looking stronger and rate increases would be needed to keep the economy from overheating and fueling high inflation. "If we had not received these mixed messages, I don't think anybody would have been surprised", said Sam Stovall, U.S. equity strategist for S&P Capital IQ. (more...)