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US cites Russian failures in Syria attack US cites Russian failures in Syria attack
- April 12, 2017

OBAMA: "I think it was important for me as president of the United States to send a message that in fact there is something different about chemical weapons", he told the CBS program when asked about criticism of his decision not to follow through with airstrikes he had threatened. (more...)
Easter bunny hopping into your workplace later this week?
- April 12, 2017

The workshop will feature Easter arts and crafts, an underwater egg hunt, shark feeding by our Bunny Divers and tons of fun for the whole family to enjoy. April 15 at the Adelup Beach Park. Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.to noon April 15 at the Tiyan upper and lower baseball fields. This is one of ASG's most popular events and everyone is welcome to attend. (more...)
United States steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russian Federation talks
- April 12, 2017

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told Sky News the latest chemical weapons attack showed Assad could not be part of the political outcome in Syria. But even Hillary Clinton called for the U.S.to "take out" Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's airfields. (more...)
LG sees best first quarter for almost eight years
- April 12, 2017

Meanwhile, Analysts also predicts Samsung will soar up its operating profits to KRW (Korean Won) 50 trillion by the end of this year which is roughly $44 billion. Lee Jae-yong, a vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co. In fact, Samsung has made this high-end Galaxy S8 Plus official by publishing details of the same on its official South Korean website. (more...)
Microsoft will start reselling Samsung's Android smartphones
- April 12, 2017

Bixby , along with Dex, is an essential key to the success of the phone release , which happened to much fanfare at a launch event titled Samsung Unpacked in NY on Wednesday. Samsung launched the S8 with many new security features , such as an iris scanner and a fingerprint sensor . What are your thoughts about the upcoming Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus? Fingerprint recognition - A built-in capacitive sensor reads your fingerprint when you touch it from any direction. (more...)
Global PC shipments dipped 2.4% in Q1 2017: Gartner Global PC shipments dipped 2.4% in Q1 2017: Gartner
- April 12, 2017

Two companies controlled the market: Lenovo and HP Inc. Lenovo accounted for 19.9 percent of worldwide PC shipments (see Table 1), followed by HP with 19.5 percent share, and Dell at 15 percent share. "Much of the decline is attributed to the weak consumer market", Gartner said . Pricing pressure was felt in the Chinese consumer market despite continuing strong demand for gaming and ultraslim notebooks, though China's commercial market fared better thanks to public sector demand. (more...)
Galaxy S8 Will Launch Without Key Feature
- April 12, 2017

Those who will place pre-orders are expected to obtain their deluxe Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus on May 22. Bixby Vision should help set the tone, though. In the USA, the Galaxy S8 lineup is available in Arctic Silver, Midnight Black, and Orchid Grey. ( Samsung's largest ever phone was the 7-inch Galaxy W T255 released in 2014). (more...)
Analyst Activity - Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy on Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO)
- April 12, 2017

Tiemann Investment Advisors LLC's holdings in Cisco Systems were worth $688,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. They expect $0.53 earnings per share, up 6.00% or $0.03 from last year's $0.5 per share. Cisco Systems, Inc .'s growth estimate for the current quarter is 1.8 percent, and -1.6 percent for the next quarter. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: The Difference
- April 12, 2017

But, with Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, Microsoft together with the South Korean smartphone manufacturer have made a decision to move a notch further to strengthen their partnership and decides to bring a special Microsoft edition of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. (more...)
IAAF clears 7 Russian athletes to compete under neutral flag IAAF clears 7 Russian athletes to compete under neutral flag
- April 12, 2017

Since then, however, three Russians were cleared to compete in February and now seven more, including Kuchina and Shubenkov, have been approved by an IAAF doping review board. Russia will be banned from the World Championships having been sanctioned in November 2015 because of state-organised doping, but a total of ten Russian athletes will be able to take part having been individually vetted by the IAAF. (more...)
Second 'Great Spot' found at Jupiter, cold and high up Second 'Great Spot' found at Jupiter, cold and high up
- April 12, 2017

Researchers found that although the spot shifts size over the course of days or weeks, it's persistent as a planetary weather feature. Unlike auroras on Earth that are largely driven by activity from the Sun, Jupiter's are dominated by gases from the volcanic moon Io. (more...)
Riddle of why shoelaces come undone solved by scientists Riddle of why shoelaces come undone solved by scientists
- April 12, 2017

Oliver O'Reilly, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California Berkeley and the study's senior author, said: "It's unpredictable but when it happens, it's in two or three strides and it's catastrophic". The scientists tested two basic versions of the standard knot and bow. To help solve the puzzle, the researchers attached sensors to shoelace knots as study co-author Christine Gregg , a runner, walked and ran. (more...)
Acura TLX revealed - new sporty A-Spec trim Acura TLX revealed - new sporty A-Spec trim
- April 12, 2017

After almost three years on the market, the Acura TLX is getting a refresh. The former shield was much criticized, but the new grille brings in a more conventional yet modern design, giving the front of the vehicle more presence. The changes aren't purely cosmetic; the A-Spec package also adds retuned suspension components, a more responsive power-steering system and, on AWD models, stiffer springs and a thicker rear sway bar - no power upgrades, though. (more...)
Lawmakers: Trump Needs To Work With Congress On Strategy In Syria Lawmakers: Trump Needs To Work With Congress On Strategy In Syria
- April 12, 2017

But Mr Tillerson won support over the United States retaliatory strike on Syria, which he said was necessary to prevent chemical weapons falling into the hands of jihadist groups. Until Trump ordered US missile strikes in response to the April 4 nerve gas attack, the president had focused on defeating the Islamic State group and had shown no appetite for challenging Assad - and, by extension, his Russian supporter President Vladimir Putin. (more...)
NASA astronaut and 2 Russian cosmonauts return to Earth NASA astronaut and 2 Russian cosmonauts return to Earth
- April 12, 2017

Through the highest resolution video ever broadcast live from space, NASA has made a decision to take viewers on a journey to the International Space Station (ISS). Obviously, 4K-capable devices will be required to view the video in 4K resolution. The video link also takes advantage of a UHD-ready RED Epic Dragon digital camera aboard the station. (more...)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo Switch File Size Revealed Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo Switch File Size Revealed
- April 12, 2017

For comparison, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild required 13.4 GB of storage, but 6.75 GB is still a sizable chunk of the hard drive for just one game. Mario Kart 8 for Wii U weighed 4.9 GB, but this new edition also includes all the DLC and additional content published following the launch, from the slightly larger size here. (more...)
United Airlines CEO apologises for 'truly horrific' passenger incident United Airlines CEO apologises for 'truly horrific' passenger incident
- April 12, 2017

I understand that empty seats cost money and you want the planes full. Several news outlets are reporting that a 69-year-old man who was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight to make room for crew members had been charged in 2005, with felony drug counts for illegally prescribing and trafficking painkillers. (more...)
Kremlin Spox On US Relations: 'New Cold War? Well, Maybe Even Worse'
- April 12, 2017

The U.S. intelligence community has previously concluded that Russian Federation may have interfered in the 2016 presidential race by hacking the Democratic Party. "Do we want to bring the situation to what it was during the Cuban Missile Crisis of the 1960s?" "You don't have to read his lips - read his record", the Democratic ad said of Clinton. (more...)
Syrian regime launches airstrike on town still mourning chemical attack Syrian regime launches airstrike on town still mourning chemical attack
- April 12, 2017

The chemical attack prompted the United States to launch 59 Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian airbase early on Friday, killing nine people. "The sight of people being gassed and blown away by barrel bombs ensures that if we see this kind of action again, we hold open the possibility of future action", he said. (more...)
Celebrate this Earth Day by adopting a piece of your lovely planet Celebrate this Earth Day by adopting a piece of your lovely planet
- April 12, 2017

These pieces include Taj Mahal and one of the squares in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. NASA added a new feature before Earth Day 2017, which will occur on April 22, that allows users to virtually adopt a plot of land . Earth Day is now observed in 192 countries . It doesn't cost to adopt a portion of the planet nor do you have to provide any other information but the name you'd like to adopt with. (more...)

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