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Paris Agreement enters into force
- October 07, 2016

Countries that have not yet joined will participate as observers. The percentage of emissions they account for topped the 55 percent threshold needed for the treaty to take effect, he said. Reacting to the the news, President Obama has said that enactment of the pact "gives us the best possible shot to save the one planet we got". "It will help other nations ratchet down their unsafe carbon emissions over time, and set bolder targets as technology advances, all under a strong system of ... (more...)
Google's Assistant could soon take over your entire house
- October 07, 2016

Both the Pixel and the Pixel XL are powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip, paired with 4GB of RAM. These areas, such as the display, RAM and camera, give the Pixel a definitive edge. The Pixel phones are the first Daydream-ready devices. These devices aim to compete against the current line-up of flagship smartphones, particularly Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. (more...)
Google self-driving auto crash sends operator to hospital Google self-driving auto crash sends operator to hospital
- October 07, 2016

In a post on Medium, Google self-driving technology head Dmitri Dolgov said that the 2 million miles of driving experience for the vehicles can be translated into 300 years of driving for a person, and it will be this accumulated experience that will eventually bring the self-driving auto into reality. (more...)
Yahoo to scan customer's emails for United States intelligence
- October 07, 2016

Last year, Yahoo modified an existing version of its email security programme to flag the appearance of a digital "signature" the U. After the news got out that Yahoo has been scanning its mail systems for the US spooks, the bigger US ISPs have reacted in horror and said they would never dream of such a thing. (more...)
Canada Plans To Implement Minimum Carbon Tax By 2018
- October 07, 2016

The prime minister also left the door open for the provinces and territories to choose how to implement the carbon prices by enacting emissions taxes or cap-and-trade regimes. Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan (which does not now have a carbon pricing system), accused Trudeau of announcing a carbon tax unilaterally. "The level of disrespect shown by the prime minister and his government today is stunning", Wall said. (more...)
India joins Paris Climate Change Agreement, submits instrument of ratification
- October 07, 2016

US President Barack Obama welcomed India's ratification in a tweet, saying India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the country was carrying on the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and his belief "in a world worthy of our children". To make this possible, overall emissions need to be reduced by 40-70% from 2010 to 2050. The world's two largest polluters, China and the United States, both ratified the Paris Agreement on September 3. (more...)
MM starts zero-emission journey with eSupro MM starts zero-emission journey with eSupro
- October 07, 2016

We believe these are the right products for last-mile delivery", said Pravin Shah, president and chief executive (automotive) at M&M. Please enter your email. It packs a single motor that produces 25 kW of power and 90 Nm of torque, which is sent to the wheels via a direct drive transmission. Top speed will be limited to 60 km. (more...)
Deutsche Bank AG Upgrades Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) to Deutsche Bank AG Upgrades Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) to "Buy"
- October 07, 2016

The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $21.29. Company shares have been recently noted at -34.53% off of the 52 week high and 123.91% away from the 52 week low. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.01. The company's revenue was down -9.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.01 EPS. (more...)
If you like updates, don't buy the Google Pixel phone from Verizon
- October 07, 2016

Pixel - which comes in two different sizes and will retail from $649 (£510) - is made from aluminium, with glass with a slightly curved edge (2.5D) used for the front display and back glass. The first Android manufacturer to step up and claim Daydream readiness did so way before Google even had any Daydream ready device in works, or even have Android 7.0 released which appears to be a requirement for Daydream. (more...)
Hubble Space Telescope Detects 'Cannonballs' Ejected Near Dying Star Hubble Space Telescope Detects 'Cannonballs' Ejected Near Dying Star
- October 07, 2016

Rather than causing riots through neighboring solar systems, the balls rapidly cool down and expand, until Hubble is unable to detect them anymore. "We knew this object had a high-speed outflow from previous data, but this is the first time we are seeing this process in action". (more...)
Falcons receiver Julio Jones sets franchise record with 300-yard game Falcons receiver Julio Jones sets franchise record with 300-yard game
- October 07, 2016

And stop me if you've heard this before but the pass rush has stunk; the Raiders have just five sacks so far (tied for second-to-last). "They still did a good job fighting them, but it wasn't the game that I thought it was after watching it". (more...)
Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets; Cubs next
- October 07, 2016

A home run took that season. That's the game, though, the way Major League Baseball intended it. It is so often somebody like Gillaspie who hits this kind of home run - always seems to be someone like Gillaspie. "Hard in, soft stuff away", Piazza said again and again in a soft voice, as Bumgarner would make another Mets hitter look bad , or lost. But best of all, we would get to see every player's and manager's "A" game. (more...)
Taking Softer Tone, Pence Says Clinton Is 'Admirable'
- October 07, 2016

Trump is hosting a town hall-style event at Sandown Town Hall, his campaign first confirmed to WMUR's John DiStaso. In the past, Pence has defended Trump's praise of Putin, though he did not do so on Tuesday after Kaine accused Trump of calling Putin a "great leader". (more...)
Body bags will be needed if people don't evacuate: Florida sheriff
- October 07, 2016

About two million people in Florida, Georgia and SC were warned to head inland. Some 136 people were killed in Haiti, local officials said , and thousands were displaced after the storm flattened homes, uprooted trees and inundated neighborhoods earlier in the week. (more...)
Yahoo gave US intel agencies access to email Yahoo gave US intel agencies access to email
- October 07, 2016

The latest report claims that Yahoo tweaked a filter meant to screen emails for child pornography and spam to scan incoming emails for a computer "signature" linked to the communications of a state-sponsored terrorist organization. The Irish office, led by Helen Dixon, is the lead agency for regulating Yahoo personal data in Europe. Yahoo is in the process of being taken over by Verizon Communications in a $4.8bn (£3.8bn) deal. (more...)
Price, durability affecting new Apple Airpods sales Price, durability affecting new Apple Airpods sales
- October 07, 2016

Except - oops! - CEO Tim Cook had yet to announce the new version of the smartphone. "While iPhone 8 has the potential to be a big cycle, we believe there is limited visibility given the off cycle and, if history is an indicator, believe it too early to be investable", Wells Fargo analyst Maynard Um said. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew A Threat To Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba
- October 07, 2016

The newspaper adds that Filostrat "did not reply to a question on what category of hurricane the buildings now housing the detainees and command staff could withstand". The Haitian government, who has urged people to find shelters, has identified about 1,000 different facilities as temporary safe havens. A tropical storm watch was in effect for parts of the Dominican Republic. (more...)
Jeep Grand Wagoneer could command $140000 Jeep Grand Wagoneer could command $140000
- October 07, 2016

The specifications sheet will include six and eight cylinder engines powered by either gasoline or diesel, and rear- or all-wheel drive. The next-gen Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer (pictured is the retired version) will be based on the next-gen Jeep Grand Cherokee's platform. (more...)
Samsung tips 6 percent gain in 3Q profit after recall
- October 07, 2016

Samsung has been struggling with a recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 handsets due to complaints of exploding batteries , a problem the replacement phones are supposed to fix. Mr Brian Green from IN state - whom United States media identified as the man whose phone caused the evacuation - told ABC News that his device was a replacement . (more...)
Google takes on Apple and Samsung with its new smart phone
- October 07, 2016

The Pixel is 5-inches and the Pixel XL is 5.5-inches. One of the advantages Google phones have long had is their quick access to Android updates. Nexus phones were supposed to change the world. Unfortunately, there's no support for Apple and Amazon's streaming music services. The company said people use internet differently now, with games, video chatting and more on various devices throughout the home. (more...)

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