Science


Embracing Abraham Lincoln, Hillary Clinton urges nation to fix divisions
- July 14, 2016

In two other battleground states, the NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist survey found tighter contests. Besides winning Pennsylvania , the Quinnipiac poll has Trump carrying Florida over Clinton by six points in a four-person race and three points in a two-person race. (more...)
Tesla reveals 'cheaper' Model X SUV
- July 14, 2016

A new decision at Tesla has suggested the electric auto market is doing well. Within the next 12 months, Tesla has disclosed it could pay a maximum of $192.4 million to cover resale value guarantees on 4,209 vehicles. Investors are keeping a close eye on Tesla's balance sheet after Chief Executive Elon Musk proposed it acquire solar energy company SolarCity, where he is chairman and a large shareholder. (more...)
NASA's Juno Sends First Picture Of Jupiter From Gas Planet's Orbit
- July 14, 2016

That's when we'll really see Jupiter in all its glory. Most of these distant worlds give away their presence by the wobble they cause around the stars they orbit. Io, Europa, and Ganymede are all accounted for, though Callisto is out of view in the picture. Hansen also revealed that JunoCam will capture first high-resolution photos of Jupiter in August this year when it will be closer to Jupiter than it is today. (more...)
NASA's Juno spacecraft beams first pictures from Jupiter
- July 14, 2016

But now, with the NASA spacecraft Juno in orbit, we're due some pretty breathtaking images of the largest planet in our solar system. The first high-resolution images are still several weeks away. Staff members watch on before the solar-powered Juno spacecraft went into orbit around Jupiter, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California on July 4 , 2016. (more...)
US senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns US senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns
- July 14, 2016

The game is already making $1.6 million every day in the USA from iOS users for in-app purchases. The location-based game is not available in China, so it is not compatible with gamers who used a Chinese location. Android users may need to wait a little more since an update is not yet listed over at the Google Play Store . Al Franken (D-Minn.) sent a letter to Niantic, the company behind Pokemon Go , posing a series of questions to clarify how the company will handle user information. (more...)
Streaming Between Twitch and Xbox One Just Became Easier Streaming Between Twitch and Xbox One Just Became Easier
- July 14, 2016

Starting today, PC players can use streaming software like XSplit and Open Broadcaster Software to stream Xbox One footage, giving them greater control over video capture, archiving, and editing while they reap the benefits of Xbox Live promotion. (more...)
Google releases Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 2 Google releases Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 2
- July 14, 2016

The preview introduced the option of standalone apps, input methods, a new notification design, and an API for "complications". The latest developer preview brings features such as wrist gestures for developers - thus extending the functionality to third-party apps. (more...)
Al Franken is worried about Pokemon Go players' privacy Al Franken is worried about Pokemon Go players' privacy
- July 14, 2016

They are everywhere. Pikachu and Venusaur and the many characters of Pokémon are taking over virtual spaces and being captured by fans with a smartphone and the downloadable Pokémon Go app by Niantic and Nintendo. While many other countries still did not officially have the game, that didn't keep users from playing it. An ad listed on Craigslist in the Portland area is offering up " Pokemon Go Transportation". (more...)
NASA's Juno probe sends first view of Jupiter from orbit - See pic!
- July 14, 2016

Juno has sent back its first image of Jupiter since it reached the giant planet's orbit, showing our solar system's largest planet and three of its moons. Though scientists will study JunoCam's photos, the camera is not one of the probe's core science instruments; mission team members put it onboard to increase public engagement. (more...)
Boy found in cruise ship pool dies of injuries Boy found in cruise ship pool dies of injuries
- July 13, 2016

The ship was a few miles off Breezy Point, Queens when the boy was found. The New York City medical examiner's office says an 8-year-old boy who was critically injured after falling into a pool on a cruise ship off the coast of New Jersey died of accidental drowning. (more...)
Google helps you find deals on flights and hotels Google helps you find deals on flights and hotels
- July 13, 2016

Google will now also highlight deals when certain hotels are cheaper than normal. Showcase Shopping ads feature three product images - a main image and two smaller side images - and either a promotional message or the retailer's distance from the user for Local Inventory Ads at the bottom of the ad. (more...)
Murphy Wrecks Mets Again, Scherzer, Nats Win 6-1
- July 13, 2016

After Sunday, the Mets and Nationals have just six head-to-head games remaining, all in September. LOS ANGELES (AP) - Candace Parker hit four 3-pointers and finished with 26 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 93-82 Sunday night. (more...)
Pokemon Go: Where to go in WNY Pokemon Go: Where to go in WNY
- July 13, 2016

As you know, you can catch Pokemon in the real world, as they live in different areas. Train conductor Sammie Kay, of west Hull, has been mesmerised by the game for days and has been playing it on her breaks at work. When a Pokemon appears on a screen in a risky location, users don't have to rush to capture it, he said. But now you are actually getting to experience catching Pokemon first handedly. (more...)
Didier Deschamps wary of Cristiano Ronaldo's threat ahead of Euro 2016 final
- July 13, 2016

His attempt to continue ended abruptly when he signalled to the bench and he was taken off. Portugal has taken four fewer days than France - 27 compared to 31 - to line up its seventh match at Euro 2016. Cristiano Ronaldo's battle-hardened Portugal stand between hosts France and a cathartic victory in Sunday's Euro 2016 final at Stade de France . (more...)
Blizzard Announces Overwatch's Next Hero: Ana
- July 13, 2016

Ana is armed with a Biotic Rifle which alongside its standard rounds, also comes equipped with secondary sleep darts . Plus, Ana's ultimate ability, Nano Boost , transforms teammates into super soldiers, granting faster movement, increased damage, and resistance to enemy attacks. (more...)
Galaxy S7 Active fails Consumer Reports test
- July 13, 2016

One way where they could have made things that much different is with a removable battery , as this is a feature that is still asked for to this day - yet Samsung still refuse to offer it. You'd better be careful where you use your new Samsung phone, as it might not be as waterproof as advertised . "While Consumer Reports generally doesn't evaluate phones for this feature, we do perform an immersion test when a manufacturer claims that its product is water-resistant", the site said. (more...)
Pokemon Go frenzy leads to robberies and injuries
- July 12, 2016

With Pokemon Go , Nintendo proves that second chance is the charm for their attempt at creating a successful app. Pokemon GO on the other hand brings you into the game by taking your local map and making it the setting, and using your phone and the camera to immerse the game into the real world. (more...)
Facebook offers new Messenger encryption
- July 12, 2016

Facebook also said that Messenger users can not send videos or make payments in encrypted conversations. However, for the moment at least, the feature, which Facebook is calling " Secret Conversations ", is in the testing stage and so will be open initially to a small test group. (more...)
Australian police station warns 'Pokemon' mobile app users to stay out Australian police station warns 'Pokemon' mobile app users to stay out
- July 12, 2016

Present the much-waited AR game was made available for Android users downloadable at Google Play store in North America. But what aboout Canada and the rest of the world; when will they get to join the fun? After a day of freakish hacks and workarounds , the augmented-reality game Pokemon GO is officially released on the Google Play Store and iOS App Store . (more...)
Negan Sticking Around on Negan Sticking Around on "The Walking Dead"
- July 12, 2016

But before they die, you can expect to see more of Jesus, Dwight, Gregory, and unfortunately ... Assuming that the TV series will continue to follow the trajectory laid out in Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's comic book storyline, all four of those characters will be around for the foreseeable future. (more...)

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