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Watch Here: Alison Brie Becomes Female Wrestler In Official Trailer For 'GLOW Watch Here: Alison Brie Becomes Female Wrestler In Official Trailer For 'GLOW
- May 15, 2017

Brie stars as Ruth, a struggling Los Angeles actress who is thrust into a world of big hair and spandex when she lands a part on the series. In addition to working with 12 Hollywood misfits, Ruth also has to compete with Debbie Eagan ( Betty Gilpin ), a former soap actress who left the business to have a baby, only to be sucked back into work when her picture ideal life turns out not to be what it seems. (more...)
Falcon 9 rocket, fourth Inmarsat 5-series satellite prepared for launch Falcon 9 rocket, fourth Inmarsat 5-series satellite prepared for launch
- May 15, 2017

But don't expect one of the company's signature landings after launch this time. The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2rhP2c8) reports that SpaceX will not try to land and recover the spent booster after it delivers its payload because its weight, 13,000 pounds, requires far too much fuel and would make a landing attempt too hard. (more...)
Flipkart Big 10 sale offers: Checkout hot deals on latest gadgets Flipkart Big 10 sale offers: Checkout hot deals on latest gadgets
- May 15, 2017

The iPhones also get an additional exchange discount of up to Rs. 20,000. Of course, the iPhone 7 had a bunch of new upgrades that included more RAM and a better camera, but you'll notice that the iPhone 6S is still a good value for money, especially now that it has a massive discount of Rs 14,000 in India. (more...)
Germany: Merkel challenger predicts 'long, stony road' ahead
- May 15, 2017

In January, the Social Democrats' national ratings soared after former European Parliament president Martin Schulz was nominated as Mrs Merkel's challenger. North Rhine-Westphalia is the most populous among the German states with almost 18 million residents accounting for 20 percent of Germany's population. (more...)
Markets gain further ground; Nifty closes near 9450 Markets gain further ground; Nifty closes near 9450
- May 15, 2017

The BSE benchmark Sensex, which rose to 30,357.96, gaining over 170 points earlier, is now up 120 points or 0.4% at 30,308.15. Most analysts still expect the RBI to hold rates steady this year, although the inflation data and prospects of higher-than-expected monsoon rains are fuelling calls for the central bank to cut rates. (more...)
INTERNATIONAL: Boys to be given opportunity to wear skirts at UK school INTERNATIONAL: Boys to be given opportunity to wear skirts at UK school
- May 15, 2017

And a male pupil has previously been permitted to wear a dress. At the moment, the school uniform policy dictates that girls can wear either skirt or pants with their blazer and tie, but boys can only wear pants. Student groups are also calling for gender-neutral bathrooms, for boys and girls to play on the same sports teams and for teachers to use the gender-neutral pronoun "they". (more...)
Alphabet Inc Makes AdSense More Lenient On Publishers Alphabet Inc Makes AdSense More Lenient On Publishers
- May 15, 2017

Flagging individual pages has less of a downside for publishers than banning their entire site, so Google can pause ads as violations crop up. The step is taken in a bid to attract publishers by offering more transparency and flexibility. The change follows a recent boycott of YouTube by advertisers concerned about ads running within inappropriate videos, and a trend of online activist campaigns that pressure advertisers to remove their ads from controversial sites . (more...)
SpaceX's second attempt to launch its first spy satellite
- May 15, 2017

National Reconnaissance Office . Around nine minutes after the launch, the rocket safely returned to Earth. Hawthorne-based SpaceX launched a top-secret spy satellite for the US government early Monday and then successfully landed the booster for expected reuse. (more...)
Aussie streaker in Eurovision stage incursion
- May 15, 2017

The minister added that Sedyuk had been placed in custody for 72 hours, and that he faced "hooliganism" charges punishable by up to five years in prison. A serial pest, Sediuk famously attacked Kim Kardashian in Paris previous year, just days before she was caught up in a hotel robbery. At the 2013 Grammy Awards, Sediuk also stormed the stage when Adele was awarded the "Best Solo Performance" prize, receiving a six-month suspended sentence after pleading no contest. (more...)
Pokemon Sun and Moon Mega Stones Now Available! Pokemon Sun and Moon Mega Stones Now Available!
- May 15, 2017

I've been winding down my Pokemon Sun and Moon time since I nabbed every 'Mon, but it's still one of my favorites in the series. The new Mega Stones will be the only way to get these Mega Pokemon in Sun and Moon . Select Get with Code/Password, then Yes, and then Yes again to connect to the Internet. The two gaming companies recently unveiled a game code that can be used to get a prized collection of four Mega Stones. (more...)
New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders
- May 15, 2017

The South's president additionally dove straight into Beijing's disapproval of Seoul and Washington's move to deploy an American anti-missile system, THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), on South Korean soil. On Thursday, the US director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, told the Senate Intelligence Committee that North Korea posed "a very significant, potentially existential threat to the United States that has to be addressed". (more...)
British Columbia Liberals hang on to win minority government
- May 15, 2017

Andrew Weaver, whose Green party holds the balance of power, told reporters, "British Columbians were sold a bill of goods on LNG". "We're starting negotiations tomorrow", said Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver, calling the election "a historic day for British Columbia". (more...)
Nintendo developing 'The Legend of Zelda' game for smartphones
- May 15, 2017

Breath of the Wild has everyone talking about Zelda and Link again, so it makes flawless sense for Nintendo to keep this momentum by adapting it to mobile. Mobile is a pretty great expansion for Nintendo, and they aim to make at least two more mobile games this year according to previous reports, so this news isn't much of a surprise. (more...)
Why Monday May Be Another Tough Day for the World's Computers
- May 15, 2017

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), an arm of GCHQ, has been working throughout the weekend to mitigate the impact of Friday's ransomware attack and to defend against any further viruses. "I'm anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn on their machines on Monday". The spread of the first wave of WannaCry ransomware may have been halted by a cybersecurity researcher who, by registering a domain with a particular name, effectively activated a ... (more...)
New S. Korea President to Defuse Tensions
- May 15, 2017

Moon said Pyongyang's nuclear issue should be addressed "comprehensively and gradually", not only with pressure but also through talks, because current worldwide sanctions are also aimed at guiding Kim's regime to return to dialogue, Yoon said. (more...)
Lyft and Waymo Reach Deal to Collaborate on Self-Driving Cars Lyft and Waymo Reach Deal to Collaborate on Self-Driving Cars
- May 15, 2017

Waymo and Lyft are forging a new partnership to work on self-driving cars, spokespeople for both companies confirmed Sunday night. The partnership between the two has competitive implications for Uber, the largest ridesharing company in the world, as indicated by the report. (more...)
Apple reportedly acquired an AI startup for $200 million Apple reportedly acquired an AI startup for $200 million
- May 15, 2017

Lattice's technology focuses on "dark data", the mass of unorganized information stored in computer networks that is not in a proper format for companies to analyse or tap into. Apple Inc. has acquired Lattice Data Inc., a Silicon Valley company that specializes in machine learning and artificial intelligence, according to a report Saturday by TechCrunch . (more...)
Cyber-attack: Europol says it was unprecedented in scale
- May 15, 2017

The US cyber security researcher who helped halt the WannaCry attack, Darien Huss, said on Sunday that it wouldn't be hard for those responsible to re-release it or for others to mimic it - and this time it would not be reined in. Shortly after that disclosure, Microsoft announced that it had already issued software " patches " for those holes. "It's not really much effort for them to change the code and then start over.So there's a good chance they are going to do it. (more...)
World's biggest cyberattack hits 150 countries and the threat is 'escalating'
- May 15, 2017

Telefónica: Spanish authorities confirmed the Spanish telecom company Telefónica was one of the targets, though the attack affected only some computers and did not compromise the security of clients' information. A British cyber whiz was hailed an "accidental hero" after he registered a domain name that unexpectedly stopped the spread of the virus, which exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows software. (more...)
The Fall Creators Update
- May 15, 2017

Microsoft is holding its annual Build developer conference in Seattle, Washingon. Microsoft has just announced its next big update - the Fall Creators Update - and given the world a preview of what this next version of Windows 10 will entail. (more...)