Science


Trump is leading coal miners out of a ditch
- April 03, 2017

Many nations reacted to Trump's plan with dismay and defiance, saying a vast investment shift from fossil fuels to clean energy such as wind and solar power is underway with benefits ranging from less air pollution to more jobs. Though Bill Clinton had signed the Kyoto Protocol to reduced GHG emissions, his successor George Bush refused to ratify it, leaving the other signatories feeling cheated. (more...)
Pinwheels placed to support child abuse prevention Pinwheels placed to support child abuse prevention
- April 03, 2017

The MCYSB is also planning their annual Putting Children First Event when they will invite the community to come and share in creating awareness and making a commitment to helping prevent abuse in Montgomery County. Cox says, "The goal of this award is to really recognize the people who are working at the local, community level on a daily basis, working to change and improve the lives of our children and families". (more...)
EU approach to Brexit talks revealed by European Council president Donald Tusk EU approach to Brexit talks revealed by European Council president Donald Tusk
- April 03, 2017

The unprecedented decision to withdraw creates "significant uncertainties that have the potential to cause disruption, in particular in the United Kingdom but also in other member states", said the draft guidelines unveiled by Mr Tusk. "It will provide clarity and certainty for businesses, workers and consumers across the United Kingdom on the day we leave the EU", David told MPs on Thursday. (more...)
Imagination Technologies' shares plunge after Apple ends contract Imagination Technologies' shares plunge after Apple ends contract
- April 03, 2017

The Financial Times reported a year ago that Apple , which owns 8 per cent of the United Kingdom company, had held talks about buying Imagination. The Company claims that Apple will struggle to avoid infringing its intellectual property rights. (more...)
Ryu wins ANA in playoff after Thompson hit with penalty Ryu wins ANA in playoff after Thompson hit with penalty
- April 03, 2017

Thompson asked, "Is this a joke?" when an official told her about the penalties, per Mell . Thompson appeared to choke up slightly, but gathered herself and mashed a drive, eventually posting a birdie on the par-4 13th hole. Thompson immediately took charge Saturday morning with back-to-back birdies, claiming the outright lead and surging to a second-round 67. "It's unfortunate what happened", Thompson said. (more...)
Peggy Whitson Breaks Spacewalking Record
- April 03, 2017

This will be a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk . We want to hear from you. "Shane, thank you for the words", astronaut Anne McClain replied from mission control at the Johnson Space Center. It will serve as a parking spot for commercial crew capsules under development by SpaceX and Boeing. One port already is in place on the front of the station's forward Harmony module. (more...)
President Trump proclaims April 'National Sexual Assault Awareness Month' President Trump proclaims April 'National Sexual Assault Awareness Month'
- April 03, 2017

Trump has repeatedly denied previous sexual assault allegations . Or when 10 other women came forward to say that Donald Trump "violated" them? On the campaign trail, Trump also argued that women who are sexually harassed at work should quit, shortly before hiring serial sexual harasser Roger Ailes. (more...)
Project Scorpio May Be Unveiled By Microsoft As Early As This Week Project Scorpio May Be Unveiled By Microsoft As Early As This Week
- April 03, 2017

This could very well mean that we will see reports of developer interactions with the Project Scorpio Xbox Developer Kit, though, it should be noted that any reports of the console's ability prior to the June update are without the update that grants the console extra power. (more...)
BSNL launches unlimited broadband plan at Rs 249 BSNL launches unlimited broadband plan at Rs 249
- April 03, 2017

State-owned BSNL has become the newest telecom company to offer data and calling at extremely low prices. With the latest announcements releasing by Reliance Jio, major service providers are introducing new tariff plans and revamping their existing plans. (more...)
Trump presses China on North Korea ahead of Xi talks Trump presses China on North Korea ahead of Xi talks
- April 03, 2017

It is not clear whether Trump's comments will move China, which has taken steps to increase economic pressure on Pyongyang but has long been unwilling to do anything that may destabilise the North and send millions of refugees across their border, Reuters reported. (more...)
'Post-merger with associate banks, SBI opens as one bank' 'Post-merger with associate banks, SBI opens as one bank'
- April 03, 2017

The total workforce of SBI will see a reduction over the next two years. The public lender now has around a workforce of 207,000. Importantly, the asset quality of SBI is estimated to go up even as it can remain optimistic about keeping the current net NPAs at around four per cent post merger. (more...)
RIL's arm Jio signs over 72 mn customers for Jio Prime RIL's arm Jio signs over 72 mn customers for Jio Prime
- April 03, 2017

For initial three months, clients paying monthly rental between Rs 199 and Rs 349 should pay just Rs 200 extra, while clients paying rental in the scope of Rs 349 to Rs 498 should pay Rs 50 extra, Idea said. Speaking about the offer, Mr Sashi Shankar, Chief Marketing Officer, Idea Cellular said, "This is a first of its kind offer with such a huge benefit to a broad base of postpaid customers in India". (more...)
Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in 20 years, flayed
- April 03, 2017

Netanyahu was pressed to keep his promise to build a new settlement to replace Amona - a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling - by pro-settler hard-liners who dominate his coalition and oppose Palestinian statehood on security or religious grounds. (more...)
Tesla Delivers Over 25000 Cars In First Quarter
- April 03, 2017

Tesla had not projected Q1 deliveries previously, but did say it expected to deliver 47,000 to 50,000 units in the first half of 2017. The company said an additional 4,650 vehicles were in transit to customers, which would be included in Tesla's second quarter numbers. (more...)
Tesla reports record deliveries of vehicles in 1st quarter
- April 03, 2017

First, consider the background of the Tesla story . Tesla CEO Elon Musk once again used Twitter to reveal the new secret feature - tapping the "T" logo on the large, portrait display on the centre console three times now brings up a large, touchscreen sketchpad. (more...)
Alphabet Inc (GOOG) Given Alphabet Inc (GOOG) Given "Buy" Rating at Aegis
- April 03, 2017

The stock's now has an analysts' mean recommendation of 1.8. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc . increased its stake in shares of Alphabet by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 25 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 3 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 1 given UNDERPERFORM rating. The company has a market capitalization of $586.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.41 and a beta of 0.98. (more...)
London attacker 'was a normal family man'
- April 03, 2017

Two women, 32 and 39, arrested in Manchester and east London respectively, have been released on bail until late March. Two people remain in custody for questioning. The six were also held on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts. Four people, including one police officer, were killed, while several others were hurt when an armed attacker mowed down pedestrians with his auto on Westminster Bridge. (more...)
Should Apple Be Worried — Samsung's Next
- April 03, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy S8 goes on pre-sale March 30. The hardware giant has still wowed audiences with other new features, including the bigger display and improved biometrics. In addition, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ offer next-level gaming experiences with vivid and superior graphic technology, as well as Game Pack, featuring top game titles, including select titles supported by the Vulkan API. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launched Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launched
- April 03, 2017

Samsung has also finally introduced its Microsoft Continuum-like feature, Samsung DeX, which will allow users to use the smartphone like a computer by docking it to monitor, keyboard, and mouse. With powerful performance and connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are certified by the UHD Alliance as the Mobile HDR Premium. Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S8 release date will be on April 21st. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: the weigh Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: the weigh
- April 03, 2017

Samsung claims that "the two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output", but this is still a fantastic feature to have. On a personal level, I can say that my experience with the Galaxy S7 has helped me see Samsung in a more positive light. (more...)

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