Science


LG Electronics estimates Q1 profit surged LG Electronics estimates Q1 profit surged
- April 17, 2017

Previously, the smartphone business was the company's main contributor. South Korea's LG Electronics Inc estimated on Friday, April 7 its first-quarter operating profit rose 82 percent to its highest in almost eight years, handily beating market expectations on healthy sales of appliances and televisions, Reuters reports . (more...)
New video shows moments before United Airlines passenger was dragged off plane New video shows moments before United Airlines passenger was dragged off plane
- April 17, 2017

According to records from the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, Dao went to medical school at the University of Medicine of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, graduating in 1974. Travelers check in at the United Airlines ticket counter December 21, 2013, at Terminal 1 in Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. In the ABC interview, Munoz apologized profusely to Dr Dao, his family, passengers and United customers. (more...)
Coachella 2017: Man Arrested For Stealing Over 100 Cell Phones
- April 17, 2017

A few phones were reunited with their owners on the spot. According to Indio Police , the victims used the "Find My iPhone" app to follow a Coachella thief named Reinaldo De Jesus Henao around the festival until he was caught. Henao has been charged on suspicion of grand theft and receiving stolen property. Henao was booked and released on $10,000 bail. Indio Police advise concertgoers to place their wallets or phones in their front pocket and to use an elastic band around their ... (more...)
Google reaches out-of-court deal with Russia over Android case Google reaches out-of-court deal with Russia over Android case
- April 17, 2017

On September 14, 2015 the Federal Antimonopoly Service recognized Google Inc. and Google Ireland Ltd.as having breached the competition protection law under the complaint of the Russian Internet company Yandex. Yandex CEO Arkady Volozh called the settlement "an important day for Russian consumers" as "millions of Russian Android users will be offered a choice of search engines". (more...)
NASA Details 'Ocean Worlds' in the Solar System NASA Details 'Ocean Worlds' in the Solar System
- April 17, 2017

This hydrogen can be used by microbes, to produce food by means of chemical reactions combining it with dissolved carbon dioxide. "This is the closest we've come, so far, to identifying a place with some of the ingredients needed for a habitable environment", according to Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate. (more...)
India rolling out red carpet for Nepal President India rolling out red carpet for Nepal President
- April 17, 2017

MoHA statement made it clear that no holiday would be observed on the day of the arrival of President Bhandari from New Delhi after completing her five-day state visit to India. "The visit will give us an excellent opportunity to review all aspects of our wide-ranging partnership with Nepal". Tomorrow, she will attend a business event organised by industry chambers CII, FICCI and ASSOCHAM. (more...)
Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling Nintendo system ever
- April 17, 2017

According to Nintendo Everything, there was more than a 102% attachment rate between Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the Nintendo Switch, with some gamers buying additional copies of the game even when they didn't own the system. Sales figures for other territories were not revealed at this time, but have been promised by Nintendo for later on this month. Do you think Nintendo's newest console will be successful as the Wii had been? " Nintendo always strives to offer consumers ... (more...)
Easter Sunday: Christians across the globe celebrate
- April 17, 2017

As Christians, we should be celebrating the one and only true and living God, and understand that Jesus came to Earth and died for our sins so that we may have eternal and abundant life. Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, has assured Nigerians that the power of resurrection will not only end the menace of corruption but bring the economy out of the woods very soon. (more...)
Blunt trauma may have killed endangered whale off Cape Cod Blunt trauma may have killed endangered whale off Cape Cod
- April 17, 2017

The whale calf is only one of four documented calves birthed this year to the rare North Atlantic Right Whale species. But since then, numbers have considerably dropped. It's also possible this year's calf total could increase. They can grow to 50 feet in length and weigh up to 55 tons, so they are large animals that need space. (more...)
Microsoft may reveal new laptop at 2 May event Microsoft may reveal new laptop at 2 May event
- April 17, 2017

The spring event has been a common affair for Microsoft in the past years where new products are announced . iDigitalTimes reports that the likely reason for the "Surface Pro 5" to skip the May 2 event is because Microsoft is not planning any big spectacle when they finally come out with the new 2-in-1 hybrid device. (more...)
Apple Gets Permit To Test A Self-Driving Car
- April 17, 2017

Apple is now listed on the California DMV's website as having a permit to test autonomous cars in the state. Apple has secured a permit for autonomous-vehicle testing in California, the Wall Street Journal reports. To add to my earlier statements on the matter, I'm curious, how many people reading this would prefer that their self-driving vehicle's tech and operating/infotainment system be designed by Apple rather than in house by an auto manufacturer? Aside from the new ... (more...)
Gen. HR McMaster: North Korea 'coming to a head'
- April 17, 2017

He said: 'The President has made clear that he will not accept the United States and its allies and partners in the region being under threat from this hostile regime with nuclear weapons. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged North Korea to refrain from taking further provocative actions, comply with United Nations resolutions, and abandon its nuclear-missile development. (more...)
Astronomers Find Habitable Zone in Saturn's Moon
- April 17, 2017

The presence of hydrogen could also indicate the presence of microbes, which could use it to obtain energy by combining it with the carbon-di-oxide dissolved in the water. Associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Tomas Zurbuchen, said: "These results demonstrate the interconnected nature of NASA's science missions that are getting us closer to answering whether we are indeed alone or not". (more...)
South Africa's Zuma accuses protesters of racism after marches
- April 17, 2017

The opposition Democratic Alliance, DA, party, which called for the marches, held a rally of more than 10,000 people in another part of Johannesburg which was calm. Though several senior leaders protested the cabinet shake-up, including deputy president and potential presidential candidate Cyril Ramaphosa, the party appeared to side with the president last week when its secretary-general called the dissent "a mistake that will not happen again". (more...)
Orlando Bloom sparks dating rumours with Nina Dobrev Orlando Bloom sparks dating rumours with Nina Dobrev
- April 17, 2017

They are having fun together.as more than friends. Bloom and Dobrev's dating rumours comes just days after the British actor addressed his break-up from singer Katy Perry. It continued to emphasize that the photograph was not one that features the two Hollywood stars exclusively and even mentioned that a couple of people were actually "in between them", ending any other speculation about Orlando Bloom dating Nina Dobrev . (more...)
Samsung Boss Lee Jae-Yong Goes On Trial In South Korea
- April 17, 2017

Analysts are expecting Samsung's best-ever quarterly profit in the April-June period when the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus launch. Revenue jumped 0.4 percent to 50 trillion won, above the analysts' forecasts. "Business restructuring is one of Samsung's various corporate management activities", the lawyer said. Some say the S8 could set a new first-year sales record. (more...)
United to stop staff from taking seats of boarded passengers
- April 17, 2017

The incident earlier this month in which a passenger was violently dragged off a United Airlines flight sparked nationwide outrage and calls for congressional hearings. Members of the U.S. Congress have also expressed concern, as U.S. House Representative Judy Chu, a Chinese American, has written both to the United Airlines and to the U.S. (more...)
India cancels maritime talks with Pak over Jadhav issue
- April 17, 2017

The attested report of Court Martial General will also be included in the dossier. On the other hand, the Indian envoy in a meeting with Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua sought consular access to Jadhav for the 14th time. This is an act of premeditated murder , Swaraj further said. Pakistan Prime Minister's advisor on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz said that due process of law was followed in the trial of 46-year-old Jadhav. (more...)
Blitzboks lose to England but make Singapore quarters Blitzboks lose to England but make Singapore quarters
- April 17, 2017

DJ Forbes has been leading the NZ side in Singapore. After placing in the top two at each of the seven completed tournaments of the current 2016-17 HSBC World Sevens Series season‚ the Blitzboks are perfectly set to take the overall title with three legs remaining. (more...)
Harden has 37 points, Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87
- April 17, 2017

While everyone must wait more than two months for the NBA's MVP to be announced, the league will showcase the two front-runners for the honour in James Harden and Russell Westbrook when the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder open a first-round playoff series Sunday night. (more...)

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