Science


Trump to discuss terrorism watch lists with NRA
- June 18, 2016

The hacker also targeted CrowdStrike, the cyber-security firm that announced the DNC hack on Wednesday. The DNC has not yet commented on the release of its private documents or on the apparent contradiction of the claim that Russian was behind the breach . (more...)
Apple WWDC: Developer Conference Keynote Brings Big Promises Apple WWDC: Developer Conference Keynote Brings Big Promises
- June 18, 2016

Recognising her potential, the US-based technology giant has invited her to its annual Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) in San Francisco. While you were figuring out how to tie your shoelaces, Anvitha developed and coded her first app at the ripe old age of seven. (more...)
Orlando shooter's wife knew about his plot Orlando shooter's wife knew about his plot
- June 18, 2016

Local media on Monday filmed her and the couple's son leaving the building, her head covered with a blanket. Several regular Pulse customers recalled seeing Mateen at the club at various times and described his behavior as erratic. Officials said Salman is cooperating with investigators. Mateen's ex-wife, Sifora Yusufiy, has said he alluded to a secret private life before they were married - a marriage arranged online in 2008, which lasted two years. (more...)
Apple barred from selling iPhones 6 in Beijing
- June 17, 2016

The court ruled that the phones' exterior design is too close to that of a Chinese brand and infringe on the Chinese company's design patent. The company, Shenzhen Baili , manufactures a smartphone called 100C. Struggling iPhone sales in the country were a major factor in the tech giant's first quarterly decline in more than a decade this April. In 2012 it paid out in a settlement over the use of the name iPad. (more...)
SpaceX fails in latest attempt to land rocket on ocean barge SpaceX fails in latest attempt to land rocket on ocean barge
- June 17, 2016

On June 15, SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket to deliver a pair of commercial communications satellites into Geosynchronous Transfer Orbits (GTO). The satellites, ABS 2A for ABS and Eutelsat 117 West B for Eutelsat , are the second in a set of all-electric satellites purchased from Boeing . (more...)
Microsoft unveils slimmer Xbox; Sony's VR headset to hit US in October
- June 17, 2016

Spencer also drew a parallel between the Halo and Forza series. One question that's been thrown up by the initiative is whether it means certain franchises that were previously only available on the console will now come to PC. "It's a different experience from playing on PC". However, one thing that looks nearly certain is that the next installment of the franchise, Halo 6 , will be available on Windows 10. (more...)
Boy grabbed by gator died by drowning Boy grabbed by gator died by drowning
- June 17, 2016

A statement released through a family friend thanked local authorities for their tireless work. Demmings also said charges were unlikely against the boy's parents, Will and Melissa Graves of suburban Omaha , Nebraska , because there was no indication that they committed any crime that contributed to the reptile grabbing their son, Lane Graves . (more...)
Microsoft unveils plans for 4K, virtual reality gaming console Microsoft unveils plans for 4K, virtual reality gaming console
- June 17, 2016

Sony Entertainment on Monday made an official announcement about its super exceptional PlayStation VR headset Price and release date. This project Scorpio has the ability of 4K and to power virtual experiences of reality. When Microsoft announced Xbox One S during its E3 press conference, no one was expecting that Microsoft would have another surprise up their sleeves in the form of Project Scorpio . (more...)
Obama More Angry At Me Than Orlando Shooter
- June 17, 2016

Obama said of Trump's approach, noting that Trump had proposed a ban on admitting Muslims into the United States, and that the Orlando assailant was a USA citizen. "As has been pointed out, the terrorist in Orlando was not born in Afghanistan, as Trump claims, he was born in Queens, New York, only miles away from where Donald Trump himself was born", she said. (more...)
PlayStation VR: Sony Announces Release Date, Price, Games at E3 2016 PlayStation VR: Sony Announces Release Date, Price, Games at E3 2016
- June 16, 2016

The Japanese tech giant also confirmed that it will be releasing more than 50 game titles by the end of 2016 for PlayStation VR. The following games costing between £9.99 and £49.99 will be available on day one: Rigs , VR Worlds , Until Dawn: Rush of Blood , Super Stardust , Hustle Kings , Tumble VR . (more...)
New England Muslim Community Responds After Orlando Attack
- June 16, 2016

According to CNN , Mateen called 911 about 20 minutes into the attack and " pledged allegiance to ISIS". His former wife said of him, "He was not a stable person". American Muslims are as sick of these sickos, as all Americans are . Executive Director of Muslim Advocates Farhana Khera has said, "The LGBTQ community has stood side by side with the American Muslim community during challenging and hard times". (more...)
NASA Just Lit a Big Fire in Space NASA Just Lit a Big Fire in Space
- June 16, 2016

And if you're exploring the final frontier with people, fire is a pretty important risk to understand. One of these tweets said: "The #Saffire experiment, created to understand fire in microgravity, is now burning successfully". The goal of the research is "to answer the questions of how large does a fire get and how rapidly does it spread, or how long does it take it to get to the point where it would be really hazardous to the crew?" Peake tweeted Sunday , "I spent the first 24 hours ... (more...)
Select Moto Mods Pricing Revealed, Spoiler Alert, They're Expensive Select Moto Mods Pricing Revealed, Spoiler Alert, They're Expensive
- June 16, 2016

Would you pay to enhance the Moto Z? The magnetic back covers snap on seamlessly to the back of the Moto Z via 16 dots located on the smartphone's rear surface . Pricing details have leaked for the Verizon Moto Mods accessories that complement the new Moto Z smartphones. The Motorola Mobility Chairman also said the Indian market is a strategic one for the company, and they will enter the offline market here. (more...)
Expect PlayStation VR shortages — Sony Expect PlayStation VR shortages — Sony
- June 16, 2016

The PlayStation exec also spoke longer length VR games such as the upcoming " Farpoint ". Sony previously announced more than 230 developers and publishers are working on PS VR software, with more than 50 titles expected to launch by the end of the year. (more...)
Interstellar molecule could help solve life mystery Interstellar molecule could help solve life mystery
- June 15, 2016

As mentioned above, all life on earth is composed of chiral molecules . He further added that, "when you shake somebody's hand, your right hand shakes another right hand, and it forms that nice, interlocking gesture; if you try to shake a left hand with your right hand it's a little awkward because the interaction is different". (more...)
NASA sets off 'largest' fire in space to test safety NASA sets off 'largest' fire in space to test safety
- June 15, 2016

The experiment took place inside a special enclosure within the spacecraft that was about four feet long, 1.5 feet wide and three feet deep. To check on the developments and ensure all the things are going right, the controllers back on the earth will do an experiment known as Saffire-1. (more...)
NASA to set fire in space for science, safety NASA to set fire in space for science, safety
- June 15, 2016

Understanding how fire spreads in a microgravity environment is critical to the safety of astronauts who live and work in space. The space agency said instruments aboard the Cygnus measured flame growth, oxygen use and more, with the results hopefully leading to discoveries regarding microgravity flammability limits for various spacecraft materials. (more...)
Declared 'proclaimed offender', Vijay Mallya is no Lalit Modi now; here's why Declared 'proclaimed offender', Vijay Mallya is no Lalit Modi now; here's why
- June 15, 2016

The ED has also said that it is in touch with Interpol to release a red corner notice, similar to an global arrest warrant, against Mr Mallya, who is believed to be living in the UK. The ruling follows an application by the Enforcement Directorate, a federal body that probes violation in foreign transactions, accusing Mallya, 60, of diverting some funds from loans to buy property overseas. (more...)
Polestar Cranks up XC90 T8 into Most Powerful Volvo Ever Polestar Cranks up XC90 T8 into Most Powerful Volvo Ever
- June 15, 2016

The tuning company also stated that the XC90 T8 "reaches a new level of driving pleasure" with an improved throttle response, gearshift hold, speed and precision, as well as overall engine performance. Sadly there is not a Yamaha V8 engine in sight, despite the T8 model designation. That increase in power makes the XC90 just 0.1s quicker to 62mph than the regular T8 at 5.5 seconds (which, to give a bit of perspective, is nearly exactly the same 0-62mph time a the 5.0 litre Supercharged V8 ... (more...)
Phil Spencer On Xbox One Scorpio: 'We're Basically Creating Two Standards'
- June 15, 2016

Sony already has unveiled its PSVR headset, which is scheduled for release in October. Sony in May said it has sold more than 40 million PlayStation 4 units, outpacing all of its predecessors. Microsoft also revealed a product called Project Scorpio, a console with high-fidelity virtual reality that will be available by the end of next year. (more...)

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