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Facebook Inc Is Secretly Working On Several Major Hardware Products Facebook Inc Is Secretly Working On Several Major Hardware Products
- March 23, 2017

Previously hardware projects such as Oculus Rift in the Virtual Reality technology has been hugely popular among the masses, and now the company is all set to explore other futuristic hardware technology. These academic collaborations are also a part of the Facebook long game, which culminated with the launch of SARA , the "Sponsored Academic Research Agreement", in December 2016. (more...)
Gorsuch survives marathon, multi-day Supreme Court confirmation hearing
- March 23, 2017

On Thursday , the final day of the judge's confirmation hearing , witnesses - both supporting and opposing his confirmation - will testify to the committee about his record. Wade , a 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's right to abortion. There are a "whole bunch of Democrats who frankly want a judge to be a super-legislator", Sasse said, adding that lawmaking is not their constitutional duty. (more...)
Google is working with smartphone makers to fix slow Android updates
- March 23, 2017

Google has put in support for the latest Java Language APIs into the Android O. While developing their applications, developers will be able to take use of the latest Java APIs that were released with the latest Java version 8. The developer's preview of Android O can be used on smartphones like Nexus 5X , Nexus 6P , Pixel, and Pixel XL phones, the Pixel C tablet, and the Nexus Player Android TV set-top box. (more...)
Sanchez, Ozil Contract Talks Suspended - Wenger Sanchez, Ozil Contract Talks Suspended - Wenger
- March 23, 2017

We take a look at three Turkish global players that Arsenal could realistically target over the summer as part of Wenger's overhaul. The French striker, as quoted in the Guardian , believes the club were correct to offer Wenger a new contract and has full belief in the squad to win silverware this year. (more...)
Apple acquires powerful iOS automation app Workflow, makes it available for free Apple acquires powerful iOS automation app Workflow, makes it available for free
- March 23, 2017

Its name is Clips and it features a unique design for combining video clips, photos and music into great-looking videos. In that sense Workflow resembles Automator, an Apple utility app that ships with macOS Sierra but has no standard-issue equivalent for iOS. (more...)
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory Coming to PS4 and PS Vita Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory Coming to PS4 and PS Vita
- March 23, 2017

Digimon Story: Cyber Slueth - Hacker's Memory has been announced for European release in early 2018 , with Japanese voices and English and German subtitles. He will eventually meet and befriend a number of Digimon , and together, they will face the obstacles in the dimension. After all, " Digimon World: Next Order" also arrived earlier than the slated launch. (more...)
Boulder scientists see record low maximum Arctic sea ice third consecutive year Boulder scientists see record low maximum Arctic sea ice third consecutive year
- March 23, 2017

The extent of Arctic ice has fallen to a new wintertime low, as climate change drives freakishly high temperatures in the polar regions. The sea ice minimum, which occurs in September at the end of the melt season, first began breaking records in 2005. (more...)
County council to support Earth Hour once again
- March 23, 2017

Before and after this hour, the television will broadcast two documentaries about the Earth's resources and the human impact on biodiversity, according to Discovery representatives. Around the world homes, workplaces and iconic landmarks will be going dark for an hour in the world's biggest demonstration of support for action on climate change. (more...)
Gorsuch Fights Back False Accusations on His Case History Gorsuch Fights Back False Accusations on His Case History
- March 23, 2017

And so when it comes to equal protection of the law, for example, it matters not a whit that some of the drafters of the 14th Amendment were racists, because they were, or sexists, because they were. I have sentenced women to state prison for committing abortion. Feinstein interrupted, telling Gorsuch , "You are pivotal in this". That Gorsuch is so willing to note the problems of the test suggests he might be willing to reconsider it and institute a new one, which better protects ... (more...)
Nokia 6 Beats The Microsoft Lumia In Every Way Possible Nokia 6 Beats The Microsoft Lumia In Every Way Possible
- March 23, 2017

Nokia's iconic 3310 was re-launched at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow, in Barcelona nearly after a decade and it quickly became a cynosure. Now, Nokia mobiles went one step further to announce that the three phones will get security update . (more...)
New evidence links 1970s pregnancy test drug to life-changing birth defects New evidence links 1970s pregnancy test drug to life-changing birth defects
- March 23, 2017

Primodos contained hormones that would later be used in the morning-after pill, but much more concentrated. A review of archived documents by Sky News has found a damning study conducted in January 1975 by Dr William Inman. Bayer denies a causal link between Primodos and birth defects and says a that after a full review the evidence that it caused malformations was "extremely weak". (more...)
Fallout 4 VR Booked In For E3 2017, Will Fallout 4 VR Booked In For E3 2017, Will "Blow Your Mind"
- March 23, 2017

The VR version encompasses the entirety of Fallout 4 and is the "craziest thing you've ever seen" according to Howard. Bethesda aims to change that with Fallout 4 VR. Last year, Bethesda revealed during the E3 that their successful role-playing game Fallout 4 will receive a VR experience. Part of the reason for this is because of how isolating VR gaming now is. (more...)
UMass hires Pat Kelsey as basketball coach UMass hires Pat Kelsey as basketball coach
- March 22, 2017

Prior to that Kelsey was an assistant coach at Xavier. Kelsey, 41, replaces Derek Kellogg, a former Minuteman point guard who went 155-137 in nine seasons as head coach. Kelsey's resume includes eight years in the ACC as an assistant coach under the late Skip Prosser and Dino Gaudio at Wake Forest. Kellogg took the Minutemen to the NCAA Tournament during the 2013-14 season, but went 46-51 the following three years. (more...)
Senate panel to weigh law school dean Acosta for labor secretary Senate panel to weigh law school dean Acosta for labor secretary
- March 22, 2017

R. Alexander Acosta, tapped by President Donald Trump to head the U.S. Labor Department, on Wednesday told a Senate panel he had reservations about an overtime rule put in place by the Obama administration, saying its effect on the economy needed to be considered. (more...)
Rex Tillerson says wife convinced him to take secretary of state job
- March 22, 2017

His wife, Renda St Clair, reportedly wagged her finger and told him: "I told you God's not through with you". The visiting officials - participants came from nations including Iraq and the United Kingdom - may be hoping for at least some hints of President Donald Trump's promised new strategy to defeat Islamic State. (more...)
Boston Public Schools ditch classic world maps Boston Public Schools ditch classic world maps
- March 22, 2017

Mercator Projection maps will not be removed from classrooms but instead will be used to show comparisons and differences of world views over time. "This is the start of a three-year effort to decolonize the curriculum in our public schools", Colin Rose, the assistant superintendent of opportunity and achievement gaps for Boston public schools told The Guardian . (more...)
Observations: Penguins knock off Sabres 3-1 Observations: Penguins knock off Sabres 3-1
- March 22, 2017

The Pittsburgh Penguins' lengthy injured list still isn't getting any shorter, but coach Mike Sullivan said on Monday that injured players Evgeni Malkin , Kris Letang and Olli Maatta are all making progress in their recovery from their various injuries. (more...)
FBI's Comey: No information to support Trump wiretap charges
- March 22, 2017

Mike Rogers . The Wall Street Journal's editorial board claimed that Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey "took revenge" on President Trump for claiming Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower by publicly discrediting the claim in his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Monday. (more...)
Fly Over Mars In New Video Fly Over Mars In New Video
- March 22, 2017

While the photographer used NASA research to simulate colors in the image, he says the video is a fictional work based on real images, designed for art not science. For this film, I had to choose more than 33,000 points of reference! By rendering the frames for the 3D effect, the compelling video came to life, which took three months to complete. (more...)
Instagram Now Has More Than 1 Million Monthly Advertisers Instagram Now Has More Than 1 Million Monthly Advertisers
- March 22, 2017

Instagram will soon be allowing businesses to add a button to their profile that will allow users to schedule an appointment with the firm. James Quarles, Instagram's head of business, said the move should give advertisers a better understanding of how effective their ads actually are, since those ads will now be able to translate more directly into business. (more...)

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