Science


DC Saw Biggest Supermoon Since 1948
- November 25, 2016

But the supermoon's brighter light will drastically reduce the number of meteors you'll be able to see. Aside from mythical meanings and unfounded alarmist proclamations, any full moon - never mind a supermoon as big as this - has always been seen as having the ability to trigger emotional reactions and extreme behaviour. (more...)
Samsung negotiating sale of PC business with Lenovo Samsung negotiating sale of PC business with Lenovo
- November 25, 2016

The report that Samsung is in talks with Lenovo for selling its PC business is not surprising because Lenovo has revealed in an earlier-this month statement that it is negotiating a deal for acquiring Fujistu's PC business, and can also consider other PC deals. (more...)
Trump Won''t Push for Investigations of Hillary Clinton
- November 25, 2016

After all, this reversal comes after a long campaign during which Trump and his allies and his surrogates had made "LOCK HER UP!" chants and "Hillary for Prison" swag staples of Trump rallies. Among those venting was Ann Coulter, the rightwing author and commentator, who, like many others, called out Mr Trump not just for seemingly going soft on the Clintons but also taking it upon himself to tell the Federal Bureau of Investigation, an independent agency, and the Justice Department what they ... (more...)
IPhone 8 May Sport LG-Made Dual Cameras for 3D Photography IPhone 8 May Sport LG-Made Dual Cameras for 3D Photography
- November 25, 2016

Based on the latest reports don't be surprised if it comes rocking some cool 3D photo effects too. LG Innotek is now exclusively supplying its dual cameras for Apple's iPhone 7 which was released in Korea last month. The report notes that LG Innotek is now the exclusive supplier of the iPhone 7 Plus's dual lens camera. The iPhone 8 could have an all-glass body, OLED Display and Touch ID fingerprint sensor. (more...)
Ubisoft's 30 days of giveaways begins tonight Ubisoft's 30 days of giveaways begins tonight
- November 25, 2016

The company intends to give away a lot of games, including Rayman Classic for mobile, as well as special holiday decorations. Ubisoft is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a free game to download every month for Uplay suscribers since summer, and there is also a special series of gifts for the Holiday season. (more...)
President-elect suggests Jewish son-in-law can make peace in Middle East President-elect suggests Jewish son-in-law can make peace in Middle East
- November 25, 2016

Trump's role can't be easily predicted. The last US-backed talks on statehood collapsed in 2014. "I would love to be the one who made peace with Israel and the Palestinians, that would be such a great achievement", Trump told the New York Times on Tuesday. (more...)
Autumn Statement 2016: Key points from Philip Hammond's budget speech
- November 25, 2016

It was the first statement made by a Chancellor since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, and the first since Mr Hammond inherited the ministerial post from George Osborne in July. With Britain set to formally trigger withdrawal negotiations with Brussels by the end of March next year, Mr Hammond's spokesman rejected suggestions the "double Budget" was an emergency Budget in all but name. (more...)
Europe votes to suspend Turkey-EU accession negotiations
- November 25, 2016

In a speech Tuesday in France, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the EU relationship with Turkey "is at a crossroads, because Turkey is at a crossroads". Turkey's bid to join began with the EU's predecessor, the European Economic Community (EEC), with an accession application filed in 1987. Over 240 people were killed and more than 2,100 others injured in the violence, which Gulen has strongly condemned and denied any involvement in. (more...)
Lenovo Vibe K6 Power to launch on 29 November in New Delhi Lenovo Vibe K6 Power to launch on 29 November in New Delhi
- November 25, 2016

Lenovo will launch the new smartphone in New Delhi on 29 November. As expected from a 2016 mid-range smartphone, the K6 Power does have a fingerprint scanner as well, placed below the rear 13MP camera . In terms of connectivity , it supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, Global Positioning System and USB OTG. It will be available silver, gold and dark grey colour variants. (more...)
Auburn holds on to beat Texas Tech 67-65 Auburn holds on to beat Texas Tech 67-65
- November 25, 2016

Zach Smith has tucked away 11.2 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game. Ross led Texas Tech with 17. Caleb Swanigan had 15 points and made the Boilermakers' second 3 for a 19-7 lead, their biggest of the first half, with 11:43 to play. (more...)
US calls for apps to lock people out when driving US calls for apps to lock people out when driving
- November 25, 2016

After focusing on the multimedia units of vehicles, which also received their share of NHTSA guidelines back in 2013, the second phase of the project will target the interactions between the smartphone and the auto in an attempt to curb the use of mobile phones by drivers. (more...)
A Brief History of Celebrating Thanksgiving in Space A Brief History of Celebrating Thanksgiving in Space
- November 25, 2016

This year, the two American astronauts aboard the ISS will share the turkey meals with French and Russian crew members. Orion has limited room inside it to accommodate the supplies and food astronauts will need during their missions. (more...)
Bargain Hunters Get A Jump On Black Friday Deals on Thanksgiving
- November 25, 2016

Beyond the malls, more than 240 shops and big box stores across Miami-Dade County are gearing up for a steady flow of holiday shoppers, including Kohl's , which will have an evening opening time. Strategy is key when preparing for the national sport/unofficial holiday that Black Friday has become. At the Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, shoppers can get free photos with Santa this year. (more...)
Microsoft CEO says an Microsoft CEO says an "ultimate mobile device" is coming
- November 25, 2016

If you're shelling out $3000 or more for a new computer, you're going to want to receive some pretty good customer service if something happens to goes wrong - and that's exactly what Microsoft is hoping to deliver to Surface Studio owners with its new support hotline. (more...)
Oil Output Freeze in Russia Means Cutting 2017 Production by 300000Bpd
- November 25, 2016

Moreover, the strong dollar weighs on oil prices. Brent crude futures were up 16 cents at $49.28 a barrel. Should the members agree on the belief that the cuts will be shouldered by others, we are in for trouble and that could stall progress once again. (more...)
Jones, Ward lead Sharks over Blackhawks, 2-1 Jones, Ward lead Sharks over Blackhawks, 2-1
- November 25, 2016

Joel Ward's shorthanded goal in the first period held up as the victor in a high-end affair between two contenders, the Sharks winning 2-1. "[Crawford] might have hesitated". Playoffs you'll more likely need those types of games. In the game's final minute, the Sharks snuffed out the Blackhawks attack, making it extremely hard for them to gain possession in the offensive zone. (more...)
Countries Reaffirm Commitment to Paris Climate Deal, Isolating Trump Even More Countries Reaffirm Commitment to Paris Climate Deal, Isolating Trump Even More
- November 25, 2016

Much of Trump's campaign rhetoric railed against environmental regulations and the burden they present to USA businesses. He had earlier climbed down from his threat of building a wall along Mexican border to "fences in some areas", and watered down his threat to jail rival Hillary Clinton if he assumes office. (more...)
Israeli PM blames fires on 'arsonists' terror' Israeli PM blames fires on 'arsonists' terror'
- November 25, 2016

The official said that the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories is overseeing the cooperation between the Palestinian and the Israeli fire crews. So far, more than 75,000 people have been evacuated from the worst-hit city of Haifa while other outbreaks have been reportedly contained. The spreading fire halted traffic on Route 443 at Shilat Junction and caused residents in the area to remain indoors. (more...)
Proteas confirm Du Plessis appeal
- November 25, 2016

Du Plessis was booed by the crowd as he walked out to bat, following a ball-tampering incident for which he was found guilty and fined, but cleared to play in the match. "I listened to the conversation he had with the umpires ", du Plessis said. CSA's statement concluded: "As the matter will be subject to further legal process, neither Faf du Plessis nor CSA will make further comment on this matter". (more...)
Apple joins in on Black Friday 2016 with deals on iPhone 7
- November 25, 2016

On its website, the company is teasing a one-day sales event set to take place November 25, prompting Apple fans to "save the date". Amazon will offer a huge discount for MacBook Pro 2016 without Touch Bar. Another interesting one for those who are finding a better deal on on Black Friday 2016 is the Samsung flagship on buy one get one half off (BOGO) promotion. (more...)

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