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Pokemon Go Officially Launched in Germany - Download Links Pokemon Go Officially Launched in Germany - Download Links
- July 22, 2016

The head of the developer behind Nintendo Co Ltd's 7974.T Pokemon GO said he wanted to launch the smash-hit mobile game in roughly 200 countries and regions "relatively soon" and was working on bolstering server capacity to enable the wider rollout. (more...)
[Investigation] US states seek 'substantial penalties' from VW
- July 22, 2016

However, the company also said in an "ad hoc statement " today that the operating result before special items is "significantly higher than market expectations for the first half of 2016". The scandal has already cost it billions, seen a number of executives leave and damaged the company's brand name. The suit also said that Volkswagen tried to maintain the coverup when regulators first raised questions, and only admitted to the wrongdoing when it was presented with facts that could not ... (more...)
North Korea: Missile tests simulated nuke strike on South
- July 22, 2016

Pyongyang says its latest ballistic missile test simulates the launching of preemptive nuke strikes against U.S. bases in South Korea, and was personally monitored by North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. On July 8, following a series of North Korean ballistic missile tests, the USA and South Korea announced that a THAAD battery would be deployed to Seongju by the end of 2017. (more...)
Facebook tests offline video feature in India Facebook tests offline video feature in India
- July 22, 2016

Live video is becoming a highly competitive feature on social platforms, with companies competing to stream various events. Now, the person broadcasting the video and viewers have an option to disable comments during Live streams in order to enjoy a "distraction-free" viewing experience. (more...)
Scientists looking for invisible dark matter can't find any Scientists looking for invisible dark matter can't find any
- July 22, 2016

However, there is a new Lux detector being developed. Scientists named it dark matter as it did not seem to emit any light. 3 - At the heart of the experiment is a 6-foot-tall titanium tank filled with nearly a third of a tonne of liquid xenon, cooled to minus 150 degrees Fahrenheit. (more...)
Discovery over the 'Man in Moon's eye' crater Discovery over the 'Man in Moon's eye' crater
- July 22, 2016

Creating the giant basin we know as the Imbrium Basin , which is visible with the naked eye - and known as the right eye of the fabled Man in the Moon - the huge asteroid is said to have smashed into the satellite's surface around 3.8 billion years ago. (more...)
Pokemon Go to bring in billions for Apple
- July 22, 2016

Players are spending longer on the application than they do with some of the most popular social platforms such as Instagram or WhatsApp. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier on McDonald's collaboration with Pokemon Go, saying its restaurants in Japan would serve as key locations for players. (more...)
Get Ready To Go On Group Dates With Tinder Social Get Ready To Go On Group Dates With Tinder Social
- July 22, 2016

The company launched Tinder Social as a beta in Australia, and is now ready to go live with the idea. "So, it needs to be careful". The mother company is looking to obtain the same response the had with the dating app but expanding its market to the social network . (more...)
Microsoft profits improve on growing cloud business
- July 21, 2016

Azure revenue was also very healthy, more than doubling up with a rise of 102% year-on-year - and Azure compute usage also doubled. Profit, excluding certain items, was $0,69/share, Microsoft said Tuesday in a statement . Last summer, the company has lowered its ambitions in the mobile market in which it had invested billions of dollars in 2014 with the acquisition of Nokia. (more...)
Milo Yiannopoulos of Breitbart Banned by Twitter After Actress Attacked
- July 21, 2016

At one point, he had tweeted that one of his victims "deserves to be harassed". Yiannopoulos vented his frustration at the ban in a statement , saying: " Twitter has confirmed itself as a safe space for Muslim terrorists and Black Lives Matter extremists, but a no-go zone for conservatives". (more...)
Microsoft Bookings is a new Office 365 service for managing appointments Microsoft Bookings is a new Office 365 service for managing appointments
- July 21, 2016

From doctors to restaurants, from movies to meetings with clients, bookings are nearly everywhere. Bookings will then email the customers a confirmation including an invitation they can put on their calendars. Microsoft is not the only tech company that offers scheduling software , but Bookings is a nice add-on for those that already use Office 365, and perhaps will help attract business owners to the platform. (more...)
No Man's Sky New Video Shows Off The Game's Combat No Man's Sky New Video Shows Off The Game's Combat
- July 21, 2016

If there is one video game that could potentially sway gamers from spending their free time hunting Pokemon in the latest app release, Pokemon Go , it very well could easily be No Man's Sky . Not only does the video feature first-person shooter action on several of the game's extremely colorful and diverse planets which are chock full of alien life, but also it shows off the vast space battles that can occur between the title's star ships. (more...)
Some earthquakes triggered by gravitational tug of sun and moon Some earthquakes triggered by gravitational tug of sun and moon
- July 21, 2016

Now, scientists have shown that these tremors are triggered by the rhythmic pulsing of the tides: not just the twice-daily tides that occur as the moon revolves around Earth, but also the twice-monthly spring tides that occur when the sun and moon align and pull strongly on the planet. (more...)
Twitter lands contract with National Basketball Association for original live programming Twitter lands contract with National Basketball Association for original live programming
- July 21, 2016

He said that technology brings fans closer to the NBA's games, teams and players. As of today the National Basketball Association has built the "largest Twitter community of any sports league in the world with more than 22 million followers", according to the league, which just announced it will feature more new content exclusively on Twitter . (more...)
Writer says Trump's son did not plagiarize in GOP address
- July 21, 2016

Supreme Court. But history suggests that shifting gears toward an upbeat message is also a necessity. A common theme was how Melania Trump's more humble demeanor and her delivery style were in positive contrast to that of the foreign born and arrogant Teresa Heinz Kerry in 2004. (more...)
Google used DeepMind AI to save on its electricity bill Google used DeepMind AI to save on its electricity bill
- July 21, 2016

Suleyman said he couldn't go into the details of the financial arrangement between DeepMind and Google. However, Google's data centre network - thought to be one of the largest in the world - was consuming more power than Salt Lake City in Utah in 2011 , meaning the savings could run into tens of millions of dollars, and possibly even hundreds of millions of dollars. (more...)
Twitter Permanently Bans Troll Milo Yiannopoulos Twitter Permanently Bans Troll Milo Yiannopoulos
- July 20, 2016

Twitter decided it was the last straw when, Yiannopoulos led an online troll against Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones, who was showered with racist and misogynist tweets following her role in the female-led film remake. We rely on people to report this type of behavior to us but we are continuing to invest heavily in improving our tools and enforcement systems to prevent this kind of abuse. (more...)
SpaceX Falcon 9 Back on Track Post Failure; Lands Successfully SpaceX Falcon 9 Back on Track Post Failure; Lands Successfully
- July 20, 2016

These crucial docking adaptors called International Docking Adapters (IDAs) will be essential for future international missions. "Congrats SpaceX on landing a rocket at sea", Obama tweeted at the time . However, none of them has been qualified as technically serviceable for a second launch. Managing to get that docking port up to Nasa marks a major step for SpaceX , and helps reassure the company after an accident previous year that saw it blow up over the Atlantic and bring a ... (more...)
Donald Trump Jr. blames speechwriters for Melania Trump's convention speech
- July 20, 2016

The fact that Melania Trump delivered a speech on Monday that swiped lines from a 2008 Michelle Obama speech shouldn't be a very big story - in theory. Melania Trump wore a white dress with bell sleeves and Christian Louboutin patent leather pumps for her speech at the Republican National Convention. (more...)
Paul Ryan: Trump's 'Not My Kind of Conservative'
- July 20, 2016

Yet, Ryan said on Monday that while Trump isn't a "movement conservative", he shouldn't be disqualified as genuine conservative in the eyes of Republican voters. "Paul would be a wonderful president if there's ever an opportunity, there's no question about that in my mind", said Jim Berg, 66, of Erin, Wisconsin, in town for the convention. (more...)

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