Science


Alberta reviews re-entry plan as flames spread north
- May 19, 2016

She says it won't be until June 4th when those living in the most-damaged areas will be allowed in, adding guided tours of the city won't happen before the proposed re-entry date. She said people returning should bring with them what they need, including medications and groceries. Oliver Sloup at iiTrader.com that in addition to support from the Canadian fires, a fall in U.S. (more...)
GMO crops not harmful to humans, but weed resistance is a problem
- May 19, 2016

The US National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine has found no evidence of human health effects from genetically modified crops . Researchers examined corn, soybean and cotton data provided by the Agriculture Department and found that, while using GM crops did offer a small boost in productivity, "there is no evidence from USDA that they have substantially increased the rate at which USA agriculture is increasing yields". (more...)
Namotel launches Achche Din smartphone for just Rs 99 Namotel launches Achche Din smartphone for just Rs 99
- May 19, 2016

Internal Storage is 4 GB and it is expandable up to 32 GB through microSD card. Of course, as expected, there are a few discrepancies. Apparently, the website of the company " Namotel .com" showed that there has been a huge price-cut from the original price of the smartphone. (more...)
Expect virtual reality, artificial intelligence from Google
- May 19, 2016

Called Google Home, the Internet-connected device lets users control it with their voice to listen to music and control lights and thermostats in the home, for example. The Google-owned service collates crowdsourced road alerts into a map interface, feeding some of that information into Google Maps. The updates were touted Wednesday at Google's annual conference for software developers in Mountain View, California. (more...)
Donald Trump and Megyn Kelly cordial in make-up interview
- May 19, 2016

It was taped last month and aired today on the Fox broadcast network. Mr Trump's daughter Ivanka gave him her support after the New York Times criticised his behaviour towards women, revealing examples of "unwelcome advances, a shrewd reliance on ambition, and unsettling workplace conduct over decades". (more...)
Smart-home speaker, VR system, chat service from Google
- May 19, 2016

Announced at Google I/O today, Instant Apps lets developers take advantage of modules that allow mobile Web users to use an application without actually installing it. One use case that was described during the keynote was paying for parking without knowing what parking app the local municipality uses. Thousands of computer programmers will also attend the three-day showcase, presenting Google with the opportunity to convince them why they should develop apps and other services compatible ... (more...)
Cavs pound Raptors 115-84 in Game 1 Cavs pound Raptors 115-84 in Game 1
- May 18, 2016

The Cleveland Cavaliers won by 31, becoming the fifth team to win its first nine postseason games. Tickets for the game are sold out, although second market options are available to see Cavaliers vs. Now, that's a compelling case, but is it more compelling than the idea that LeBron James has magical musical powers? James spent the final quarter on the bench cheering on Cleveland's reserves. (more...)
Volvo unveils new 40 series concept cars Volvo unveils new 40 series concept cars
- May 18, 2016

Both the S40 and XC40 will be available with a variety of engines, starting with a 1.5-litre turbocharged three-cylinder petrol capable of delivering up to 200bhp. Volvo is continuing to explore discussions about supplying the three-cylinder engines to rival manufacturers, meanwhile. The first production model to be spawned from the platform will be the XC40, a test mule for which we've already spotted. (more...)
Uber lets you track other people's rides Uber lets you track other people's rides
- May 18, 2016

Uber, which has a large and growing presence across much of North Carolina, unveiled the app as part of its "Family Profiles" on Tuesday. But as it is will all things family, you can't be too cautious and you won't hurt from keeping an open eye on everything. (more...)
Google launches new group sharing app called Spaces
- May 18, 2016

So it's kind of like Slack in the sense that it brings a bunch of people together if they're working on the same thing (like a business or project) and lets them share stuff . Enter a keyword or phrase to begin searching all your spaces . Will you want to use it? But whether it will find its niche remains to be seen. Click the Untitled Space area and enter a name for your space . (more...)
Finally! Uday Chopra Breaks His Silence on Breakup with Nargis Fakhri Finally! Uday Chopra Breaks His Silence on Breakup with Nargis Fakhri
- May 18, 2016

Fans were left reeling in shock when reports surfaced that Nargis Fakhri had left for NY overnight after she was dumped by alleged beau, Uday Chopra. The portal quoted a source saying, "No one knows his reasons for doing so, but Uday ended their love story rather abruptly - by sending her a text over WhatsApp". (more...)
Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster sells 800000 copies, Capcom seems pleased Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster sells 800000 copies, Capcom seems pleased
- May 18, 2016

For now, though, Capcom plans to dedicate more time to developing upcoming releases, citing Street Fighter V's reception and sales numbers as a major factor for the adjustment. If Toto's previous claim that the game is returning to the franchise's horror roots is accurate, then it should be reassuring to fans that someone that worked on the well-received P.T. (more...)
Vaquita Population Plummets to Just 60 Individual Vaquita Population Plummets to Just 60 Individual
- May 18, 2016

Before this, vaquitas were already threatened by long gill nets set by local fishermen to catch shrimp and finfish. In April of past year, in the remote Mexican fishing town of San Felipe, Baja California, just over 120 miles south of the US border, President Enrique Peña Nieto launched a bold national effort to improve the well-being of fishing communities in the Upper Gulf of California and to save the endangered vaquita (Spanish for "little cow"). (more...)
No agreement in place for Mourinho to replace Van Gaal No agreement in place for Mourinho to replace Van Gaal
- May 17, 2016

According to the Mirror UK, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward confirmed the potential loss in a call to investors on Friday as United announced their financial results for the third quarter. Manchester United did not have a match over the weekend, but there has been plenty of off field drama coming from the 20-time English champions. "That is a different way of looking to the situation". (more...)
Moto unveils G4 and G4 Plus smartphones in India Moto unveils G4 and G4 Plus smartphones in India
- May 17, 2016

There's 2GB RAM of RAM (there will be 3GB RAM variants too) and 32GB internal storage. On the other hand, the Vector Thin variant is set to have either a 3GB or 4GB of RAM, with the same memory power of the former. There was no mention of water resistance during the event . The Moto G4 Play will launch in Canada later this summer. The Moto G4 Plus is available today in India and Brazil with the Moto G4 Plus price for India listed at Rs. (more...)
SpaceX completes hard barge landing for second time SpaceX completes hard barge landing for second time
- May 17, 2016

Friday's target is 90 times further from Earth than the International Space Station, where some of SpaceX's previous rockets have launched payloads. The company is now working with NASA to start transporting American astronauts into the International Space Station, the expected date could be late on 2016. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active - What the Rumor Mill Has for You Samsung Galaxy S7 Active - What the Rumor Mill Has for You
- May 17, 2016

A new leak shared on Weibo claims the Galaxy Note 6 could come in two variants with a few significant hardware differences. Reports and rumors have suggested that Samsung is working on a Lite version of the Galaxy Note 6 , which is quite rare for a premium flagship smartphone. (more...)
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Successfully Landed On Floating Drone Ship Once Again
- May 17, 2016

SpaceX has just pulled off something that even its founder Elon Musk was not confident about. "Woohoo!" he exclaimed on Twitter . "May need to increase size of rocket storage hangar". His ambition is to establish a human city on Mars. Its most recent contract and arguably the most notable grants SpaceX the right to launch a USA military satellite into space, breaking a decade-old monopoly held by a partnership between Boeing and Lockheed Martin. (more...)
International Space Station makes 100000th orbit of earth International Space Station makes 100000th orbit of earth
- May 17, 2016

Two Americans, three Russians and one Englishman now call the space station home. The station travels at 17,500 miles per hour, orbiting Earth every 90 minutes and traveling through 16 sunrises and sunsets per day. 8, 2014, NASA said the White House was poised to announce an extension of the space station's lifetime until at least 2024. Maxim Matyushin, the head of Russian mission control, also praised the ISS as a "vivid example of real and effective worldwide cooperation" to "carry out ... (more...)
Raspberry Pi Zero finally gets a camera connector - and it's cheap Raspberry Pi Zero finally gets a camera connector - and it's cheap
- May 17, 2016

Its latest revision changes little about the design - it's still the size of a stick of chewing gum, it still has the single-core BCM2835 system-on-chip (SoC) processor, and it still costs £4 - but it adds the ability to connect the device to the Raspberry Pi Camera Module. (more...)

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