Science


Iceland's capital plunges into darkness for stunning Northern Lights display Iceland's capital plunges into darkness for stunning Northern Lights display
- September 30, 2016

The Icelandic news outlet The Reykjavik Grapevine reported that the lights stayed off until midnight to accommodate a late start by the solar system, and that some people were initially annoyed when the green glow didn't appear on schedule. (more...)
Final Fantasy Trading Card Game Makes Its Way to United Kingdom and US
- September 30, 2016

Initially, this translation will start off slow with the release of the game's Opus 1 set which includes 216 cards. Square Enix has announced the Final Fantasy Trading Card Game is coming to Europe and the United States on October 28 . (more...)
Elon Musk reveals Mars colony plans Elon Musk reveals Mars colony plans
- September 30, 2016

Musk told the audience it would essentially be a scaled-up version of the company's Falcon 9 rocket - the rocket that's been used to deliver supplies to the International Space Station. In April, Mr Musk announced plans to send an unmanned Dragon capsule to land on Mars as early as 2018. He said, should everything go right, 10 years, and that they are now working on the booster and spacecraft and hoped to have the first test spacecraft ready in four years. (more...)
Battleborn Reportedly Will Become Free to Play Battleborn Reportedly Will Become Free to Play
- September 30, 2016

Our original story is below. An anonymous source speaking in the report said that developer Gearbox wanted Battleborn to be-free to-play from the start, but publisher 2K reportedly decided it was better off as a full-fledged $60 retail game. (more...)
Introverted Londoners urged to chat on the Tube line Introverted Londoners urged to chat on the Tube line
- September 30, 2016

Mr Dunne, an NHS worker originally from Colorado who lives in North London, said: "I thought it would be fun to break the barriers that people put up in London". "We now only promote two badges to be worn while travelling - our Baby on Board badge and a new trial badge for people with hidden disabilities which encourages passengers to offer those less able to stand a seat". (more...)
Poaching: Africa's elephant population tumbles
- September 30, 2016

It also asked the member nations to agree that "appropriate and acceptable" should mean countries that are "suitably equipped to house and care for" live elephants and that the sales clearly benefit in situ conservation. The Duke of Cambridge spoke Thursday ahead of an worldwide wildlife protection meeting at a fundraiser for Tusk , a charity dedicated to preserving the species, and said he fears the African elephant may have disappeared by the time Princess Charlotte turns 25 if current ... (more...)
Paris 2016: New Hyundai Grand i10 Makes Its Official Debut Paris 2016: New Hyundai Grand i10 Makes Its Official Debut
- September 30, 2016

Instead of using carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) common to most high-performance cars, Hyundai broke the mold with an all-new high-performance plastic materials, developed in collaboration with leading global chemical company BASF. The radiator grille and front air intake also help in this respect, as well as to draw in cooling air for the engine. Inside the cabin, the radical design focus continues on the driver with bucket seats, a roll cage and a host of instruments relaying ... (more...)
Skype for iOS app updated to version 6.25 Skype for iOS app updated to version 6.25
- September 30, 2016

With the integration of Siri into Skype for iPhone, you can use Siri commands to quickly start a Skype call. The statement further added that using just voice, iPhone users running iOS 10 can simply say "Hey Siri , get me an Olacab " to book their next ride. (more...)
Apple Announces Plans for R&D Center in Beijing Apple Announces Plans for R&D Center in Beijing
- September 30, 2016

About Making Comments on our Site: Patently Apple reserves the right to post, dismiss or edit any comments. In turn, Apple's China revenue has plummeted in recent quarters, falling a whopping 33% year-over-year in Apple's last-reported period. (more...)
Ubisoft Ubisoft "won't relax" until Vivendi sells all shares
- September 30, 2016

Ubisoft's annual general meeting is today, and the company expects Vivendi to make a bid for representation on its board of directors - another step in a strategy that could lead to Vivendi turning its 23% stake into a full takeover. And the battle for control of the French games publisher goes back even further than that. Today's events likely do not mark the end of Vivendi's campaign to seize control of Ubisoft. (more...)
Apple Acknowledges iOS 10 Backup Flaw, Will Issue Fix Soon Apple Acknowledges iOS 10 Backup Flaw, Will Issue Fix Soon
- September 30, 2016

In iOS 9, Apple had added several security checks which need to be cleared to gain access to the local backup on the Mac or PC. Hackers could use a brute force attack-a technique that involves automatically trying different password combinations-to crack the passwords users choose for their iOS 10 backups , steal credit card data, and infiltrate Apple's Keychain password manager, a digital vault where user store passwords and other authentication data. (more...)
Microsoft creates new combined AI, Research group Microsoft creates new combined AI, Research group
- September 30, 2016

Together, Bing and Cortana, plus Microsoft's Information Platform and Ambient Computing and Robotics teams, will form the Microsoft AI and Research Group . Most recently, he was corporate vice president for Office 365. He will be responsible for driving the Microsoft's overall AI strategy and forward-looking research and development efforts spanning infrastructure , services , apps and agents . (more...)
Father kills wife, son and himself Father kills wife, son and himself
- September 30, 2016

Prince George's County police said Thursday they believe 57-year-old Nasir Siddique killed his son, Farhad Siddique, while sitting in a parked auto near the University of Maryland campus, after killing his wife earlier in their Bel Air, Maryland, home. (more...)
Tigers tap Zimmermann to start Friday against Braves
- September 30, 2016

Verlander struck out a season-high 12, and the Detroit Tigers routed the Indians 12-0 on Tuesday night to pull within a game of the American League's second wild card. "We know what is at stake, especially with the bad weather forecasts for the East Coast", Cleveland manager Terry Francona said. "We have three days off [next week]; we'd have two instead [if we played Monday]", Francona said. (more...)
PTI set to stage its Raiwind March today
- September 30, 2016

A joint caravan of PTI workers from across the province will be led by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to attend a march on Raiwind scheduled for Friday (today) on the call of PTI Chief Imran Khan. He said whenever the PTI started exposing the corruption of rulers, terror threats started coming to the fore, adding that Tehreek-e-Insaf was not afraid of any threat and as far the security situation was concerned, it was the duty of the sitting government to provide it. (more...)
WR Bryant avoids Cowboys for 2 days, fearing news on knee WR Bryant avoids Cowboys for 2 days, fearing news on knee
- September 30, 2016

Bryant hurt the knee early in the Bears game but managed to play with the injury. "So we'll take it day by day and see how he does". In the fourth quarter Bryant caught Prescott's first career touchdown pass and the injury took place in the first quarter. (more...)
Gary Johnson: I Am The Best Candidate for President
- September 30, 2016

But the Libertarian nominee has vowed to stay in the race, saying that he serves as a viable alternative for Americans who dislike both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump . To be included in the next debate, he must reach an average of 15 percent in the five national polls sanctioned by the Commission on Presidential Debates . (more...)
Google brings Cloud Platform to Sydney
- September 30, 2016

In a fresh move to offer secured and improved cloud services to Indian developers and enterprise customers, Google has announced to open a new " Google Cloud Region " which is expected to go live in Mumbai in 2017. "The opening of the cloud region opens up newer opportunities for several new cloud partners who will benefit from building their services on Google Cloud", the company said. (more...)
Iraq folly: Obama errs in sending in more troops
- September 30, 2016

The US-led coalition against the Daesh has eliminated 18 leaders of the terror group in the past month in Iraq and Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman John Dorrian told reporters on Thursday. Jeff Davis said on September 28. According to Dorrian, the U.S.is continuing its attacks in order to defeat the terror organization's forces on the ground, mostly in Mosul. (more...)
The Final Fantasy Trading Card Game Is Coming West The Final Fantasy Trading Card Game Is Coming West
- September 30, 2016

Square Enix has successfully built momentum in Tokyo and satisfy the fans curiosity with a 40-minute of game preview. "Final Fantasy XV" takes place in Eos and catching up the story from the movie "Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV". For casting and using spells, the players will have to scour reagents in various parts of the " Final Fantasy XV" world. Kitase also shared in a previous interview with Game Informer that the three parts will be patterned to " Final Fantasy XIII", as each ... (more...)

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