Science


Mexia calls upon tech industry to support Bourke Street victim
- January 23, 2017

Gargasoulas, 26, of Windsor, referred to in the court documents as James, was not in Melbourne magistrates court on Monday afternoon as he was unwell, his lawyer said . "We love your extravagant humour, the fact that you always laughed at your own jokes and your ridiculous names for everything like "the guch", the statement read . (more...)
In A Single Week Nearly 8000 Drivers Were Caught Using Their Phones In A Single Week Nearly 8000 Drivers Were Caught Using Their Phones
- January 23, 2017

Officers from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit (CDSOU) will be supporting a national campaign co-ordinated by the National Police Chiefs Council from Monday. "Officers will continue to use intelligence-led tactics to target police activity and resources and catch repeat offenders". The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) said the risks of using phones while driving are still "drastically underestimated", resulting in 36 forces taking part in the mobile phone enforcement ... (more...)
First images of the GOES 16 released this morning January 23rd First images of the GOES 16 released this morning January 23rd
- January 23, 2017

The spectacular first images from NOAA's powerful new GOES-16 satellite were released Monday , providing the most vivid look yet at our hemisphere from a geostationary weather satellite. If GOES-16 goes East, GOES-S will go West, and vice versa. GOES-16 marks a major leap in technology for NOAA. GOES-16 is expected to go operational in November, approximately one year after its launch. (more...)
Behind the battery faults blamed for Samsung's Note7 debacle
- January 23, 2017

The batteries had been suspected as the cause but Samsung said on Monday that this had been confirmed by internal and independent investigations. The handset could have been the best device it ever put out but it ended up costing the company billions of dollars due to battery defects that just kept blowing up the device. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 won't launch at MWC 2017 Samsung Galaxy S8 won't launch at MWC 2017
- January 23, 2017

The battery of the Galaxy Note 7 contained several design flaws that mean the separator, created to prevent the device from short circuiting, could bend leading to both positive and negative electrodes to touch one another and in turn short-circuit the device. (more...)
Samsung Reveals Extent of Note7 Battery Fire Investigation
- January 23, 2017

Following reports that the devices were overheating and catching on fire, the company announced a massive recall in September for the 2.5 million phones it had already sold. This illustrates how the faulty Samsung SDI battery had damaged internal components. "Our investigation, as well as the investigations completed by three independent industry organisations, concluded that the batteries were found to be the cause of the Note7 incidents", said Samsung's president of mobile communications. (more...)
Asus Launches $60 4K-Capable Tinker Board Computer Asus Launches $60 4K-Capable Tinker Board Computer
- January 23, 2017

There's a very active community focused on the Pi, which is unlikely to be the case for the Tinker Board. As for Asus' Tinker Board , its potential success will likely boil down to whether it catches on with the homebrew developer community in the same way the British-made Pi became hit for tech tinkerers. (more...)
South Florida On Guard for Potential Severe Weather South Florida On Guard for Potential Severe Weather
- January 23, 2017

At least 16 people are dead in the US south, as states deal with storms and tornados. The Southeast picked up the pieces on Monday after deadly tornadoes tore through the region, killing more people in one weekend than in all of past year. (more...)
Sprint to partner with Tidal, Jay Z's artist-owned music streaming platform Sprint to partner with Tidal, Jay Z's artist-owned music streaming platform
- January 23, 2017

Tidal allows artists from around the world to connect with fans. As part of the deal, Tidal will become available to Sprint's 45 million retail customers, while the companies will partner for exclusives from its artists, according to a press release . (more...)
Nokia China Confirms Snapdragon 835-Powered Flagship Smartphone
- January 23, 2017

One reply asked fans to be patient as the Snapdragon 835 processor has just gone official. As far as the flagship Nokia smartphone goes, recent leaks hint at two premium Android smartphones from the company. According to rumors, the Nokia P1 has a 5.3-inch display. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 430 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. (more...)
Speeding BMW kills one in south Delhi Speeding BMW kills one in south Delhi
- January 23, 2017

The vehicle belonged to the Uber cab service. The auto had been impounded by the Vasant Vihar police station. The accident brewed protests as hundreds of cab drivers gathered outside Vasant Vihar Police station in New Delhi after the cab driver died. (more...)
Melania Trump Channels Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in Inaugural Day Fashion Melania Trump Channels Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in Inaugural Day Fashion
- January 23, 2017

Former model Melania Trump, now First Lady Melania Trump , accompanied her husband on Inauguration Day in a pale blue dress, coat and gloves. Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrive for a church service at St. What would she wear was finally answered Friday morning when incoming first lady Melania Trump stepped outside for the first Inauguration Day event. (more...)
New Honor Flagship Smartphone Receives TENAA Certification New Honor Flagship Smartphone Receives TENAA Certification
- January 23, 2017

The source of this information is a listing on TENAA, which is the Chinese equivalent of the FCC. Since the listing does not reveal the name of the smartphone, but only its model number, it is not confirmed whether the device is the Honor 9 or some other handset under this brand name. (more...)
Google Play Services gets Instant Tethering mobile hotspot feature Google Play Services gets Instant Tethering mobile hotspot feature
- January 23, 2017

The device that would like to go online and the one that will be sharing its internet connection should be linked to the same Google account, with the negotiations of the connection facilitated through Bluetooth. The update is coming - as so many do these days - as a part of Google Play services. We use the mobile hotspot to access the internet, but it takes some time to tether manually. (more...)
Dead and 129 Injured in Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu
- January 23, 2017

Amid continuing protests , Jallikattu and other versions of the ancient bull sport resumed after a gap of three years in Tamil Nadu on Sunday. The eviction in Chennai began after week-long protests across Tamil Nadu. Tension mounted in the village after a group of protesters - predominantly activists from other cities who were playing a pivotal role in the protests from Day 1 - managed to retain a number of locals, particularly women, to continue the protests . (more...)
Threat of severe weather increasing
- January 23, 2017

Twenty-three people were also injured and weather experts warn of more deadly storms to come. The system prompted United States weather forecasters to issue a rare, "high risk" warning of severe storms threatening parts of southern Georgia, north and central Florida and Alabama on Sunday (Monday NZ time ), the first such warning since 2014. (more...)
Trump vows to 'start renegotiating' NAFTA with Mexico, Canada Trump vows to 'start renegotiating' NAFTA with Mexico, Canada
- January 23, 2017

Trump's nominee for commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, said " NAFTA is logically the first thing for us to deal with " during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday. The Australian Government's hopes to follow suit have been stymied by Opposition parties there including Labor, which has yet to oppose TPP but sees no advantage in passing it without U.S. (more...)
Hugo Barra leaving Xiaomi in February Hugo Barra leaving Xiaomi in February
- January 23, 2017

He was one of Xiaomi's most prized hire and was responsible for building & leading the company's global operations. Barra has for all practical purposes served as the face of the company outside of its home region of China, having served as the VP of Xiaomi's business affairs outside of mainland China for the last three and a half years. (more...)
Price Target Analysis: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)
- January 23, 2017

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) now has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 21.69 while the company's industry has 23.99 P/E and the sector P/E is 19.34. Shares of Applied Materials Inc. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.86, for a total value of $152,928.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 98,207 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,137,713.65. (more...)
British PM Theresa May Says She Won't Back Down From Challenging Trump British PM Theresa May Says She Won't Back Down From Challenging Trump
- January 23, 2017

Mrs May said she believed Mr Trump "recognises the importance and significance of Nato", despite him being quoted earlier in the week as describing the military alliance as "obsolete". Mr Trump's assertion of an "America first" plan sparked concern in Britain that a quick trade deal with the U.S. would be unachievable. "I've already said that some of the comments Donald Trump has made in relation to women are unacceptable". (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 next »