Science


Stunned FBI agents grapple with Comey firing
- May 11, 2017

I'm not going to spend time on the decision or the way it was executed. Some allies had been warning Trump since before his inauguration to get rid of Comey, describing him as a Republican who would criticize and do in fellow Republicans, according to one Trump associate. (more...)
Samsung fans rejoice, Galaxy Note 8 confirmed Samsung fans rejoice, Galaxy Note 8 confirmed
- May 11, 2017

In the first quarter, sales for the memory and display businesses increased, owing to high average selling prices and strong sales of premium products. Lee now on trial for alleged participation in a corruption case that brought down South Korean President Park Geun-hye. The trial is expected to continue for several months. (more...)
SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Rocket Again
- May 11, 2017

SpaceX engineers watching the landing stream at the company's mission control center in Hawthorne, California started cheering and applauding when the rocket successfully landed and the engine shut down, creating an exciting moment. Roughly nine minutes after lifting off, the rocket's first stage returned to Earth, a feat that SpaceX first accomplished in December 2015. Elon Musk announced Monday, May 1, 2017 , on Twitter that SpaceX's spy satellite launch was successful. (more...)
Snap posts $2.2bn loss in first results
- May 11, 2017

Snap reported 166 million daily active users, up from 158 million in the previous quarter and 122 million in the year-earlier period. Growth in Snapchat's user base slowed past year after Instagram copied Snapchat's "Stories" feature, which lets users post short video clips that disappear after 24 hours. (more...)
Upgrading Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro the Easy Way
- May 11, 2017

The company added that no action would be needed by end-users to apply the patch , since the security software automatically updates itself. To make matters worse, since it doesn't require user input, the flaw could be exploited programmatically. (more...)
Beware! Google Docs phishing attack has already affected 1 million accounts Beware! Google Docs phishing attack has already affected 1 million accounts
- May 11, 2017

Do these satellite images prove North Korea is about to carry out another nuclear test? What was scarier is that when he clicked the link, it took him to a very real-looking Google.com URL that masks itself as a sign-in sheet. Google said it had "disabled" the malicious accounts and pushed updates to all users, according to an NBC News report. On Twitter , One Stop Student Services warned students the school doesn't ask for social security or bank account information over email. (more...)
White House delays decision on Paris climate deal
- May 11, 2017

Trump will now wait until the G7 to make a decision, the White House said on Tuesday. Most of the world's largest emitters of greenhouse gases, including China, the United States, India and the European Union, have ratified the agreement, seen as a turning point for global climate policy. (more...)
Toyota reports first fall in annual profit in five years Toyota reports first fall in annual profit in five years
- May 11, 2017

Honda last month said its annual net profit jumped almost 80 percent, largely owing to a drop in costs tied to a massive recall of airbags made by key supplier Takata . The financial setback would pose a challenge to the world's second largest automaker in sustaining big investments in fast-growing new technologies such as automated driving functions and artificial intelligence. (more...)
SpaceX to launch secretive satellite
- May 11, 2017

The customer for this launch is the National Reconnaissance Office - a USA government agency that develops and maintains spy satellites. After splitting from its payload, the rocket landed back to Earth at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (more...)
Kolkata Police team in TN to nab Justice Karnan Kolkata Police team in TN to nab Justice Karnan
- May 11, 2017

Khehar, on Tuesday held Justice Karnan guilty of "contempt of court, judiciary and judicial process of the gravest nature" and sentenced him to six-month imprisonment". On arrival, the Kolkata Police met officials at the Chennai Police Commissioner's Office and proceeded to the guest house. The cops on Wednesday spoke to Manik Raj, another lawyer of Justice Karnan, who was staying at the same guest house. (more...)
PGA Tour extends deal with FedEx through 2027
- May 11, 2017

Rory McIlroy became the 10th Champion of the event last September, and as his dramatic ended the first decade of the FedEx Cup , this renewed partnership marks the next milestone for the event. The PGA Tour's product now is viewed in 226 countries, which is just a few countries fewer than which FedEx currently is doing business. The tour now is looking to tighten the schedule even more so that the FedEx Cup ends before the start of the National Football League season. (more...)
Rick & Morty VR Dev Owlchemy Labs Acquired By Google Rick & Morty VR Dev Owlchemy Labs Acquired By Google
- May 11, 2017

In a separate blog post , Alex Schwartz , the Austin company's CEO, said the Owlchemy operation will "continue building high quality [virtual reality] content for platforms like the HTC Vive , Oculus Touch, and PlayStation VR ". Have you heard of Job simulator? Their most popular title, Job Simulator , was recognised earlier this year as the #1 bestselling VR game in the world. (more...)
SpaceX Launches first classified mission for the U.S
- May 11, 2017

SpaceX's business rival United Launch Alliance , a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing, had previously nearly cornered the market for national security-related rocket launches. London-based communications client Inmarsat will have the next SpaceX launch slated for mid-May from Cape Canaveral. Since then, the company has won two Air Force contracts that have been up for public bidding. (more...)
Apple announces their Q2 2017 financial earnings, reporting $11 billion in profit
- May 11, 2017

Many analysts anticipate that the company will deliver a completely redesigned iPhone later this year. Investors were unmoved, sending shares of the world's most valuable listed company down 1.9 per cent at $144.65 in after-hours trading. (more...)
Everything you need to know about Windows 10 S
- May 10, 2017

The Surface Laptop will ship in four colors: platinum, burgundy, cobalt blue, and graphite gold with prices starting at $999 for the Core i5 version with 4GB of RAM. Out team just loves creating a medium that empowers others to create. The teachers asked for Windows to be more resilient, even with hundreds of kids using a machine. (more...)
Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 8 in the second half of 2017
- May 10, 2017

A breakdown of the figures showed the firm's semiconductor business made its largest-ever operating profit of KRW 6.3 trillion. However, competition is expected to intensify with newly launched smartphones in the market. Within a statement released by the company, it reveals that OLED panel production for mobiles is set to increase dramatically later this year, and that perfectly matches numerous rumours about the iPhone 8. (more...)
French Election Soothes Sentiments: ETFs Likely to Benefit French Election Soothes Sentiments: ETFs Likely to Benefit
- May 10, 2017

Still, the man France turned to to beat back Fascism is a bit of a surprise: A 39-year-old political neophyte and ideologically bereft former investment banker . She was popular in rural districts and had fans on the global stage, namely Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. And the outcome of that election could dramatically affect how Macron governs the country. (more...)
South Korea's new president says he is willing to visit North Korea
- May 10, 2017

According to early exit polls, over 25.5% of voters pushed Hong Joon-pyo, from Ms Park's conservative Liberal Korea Party, into a surprise second place, beating Ahn Cheol-soo, a former computer tycoon centrist candidate Ahn Cheol-soo on 21.4%. (more...)
German Chancellor congratulates French President-elect Macron
- May 10, 2017

The France Insoumise (France Unbowed) of firebrand leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon was trailing in fourth with 13-15 percent, ahead of the tattered Socialists of outgoing President Francois Hollande on eight-nine percent. Macron can't count on their loyalty. And his economic agenda, particularly plans to relax labor regulations to fight stubbornly high unemployment, is likely to face fierce resistance from leftist opponents. (more...)
Amazon is adding voice calling and messaging to Alexa devices and app
- May 10, 2017

The Amazon Echo Show was revealed today for $230 United States dollars and with all the fancy features of voice assistant Alexa and more. Amazon announced Alexa calling and messaging on Tuesday, which allows you to place a call from any Alexa-enabled device - including smartphones, tablets and Amazon Echo units - to any other. (more...)