Science


Oil output cut set to soak excess by next year
- May 23, 2017

OPEC officials will meet next week in Vienna to talk about extending oil production cuts that have stabilized oil prices but haven't rebalanced the global oil market yet. Price of the Brent crude oil at the London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) rose $0.42 to trade at $54.03. Besides the extension, there were also discussions on increasing the level of cuts as the OPEC meeting to be held on May 25 in Vienna , Austria approaches. (more...)
Moto G5S flaunting multiple colours appears in leaked images Moto G5S flaunting multiple colours appears in leaked images
- May 23, 2017

Coupled with Motorola's lightweight Android skin, the Moto G5 packs decent performance for the money. The upcoming Moto G5S and G5S Plus are expected to be an upgraded version of its predecessors - Moto G5 and G5 Plus . Moto G5 or Moto G5 Plus comes loaded with a combination of plastic and aluminium, whereas, the Moto G5S will boast an all-metal construction. This means, the Moto G5S will pretty much sport the similar design like the Moto G5, while the upcoming Moto G5S ... (more...)
Astronauts Set For Emergency Spacewalk This Morning To Repair Failed Computer Astronauts Set For Emergency Spacewalk This Morning To Repair Failed Computer
- May 23, 2017

This walk will serve the goal of repairing and replacing a critical computer relay box that failed on Saturday. This so-called multiplexer-demultiplexer unit, or MDM, failed Saturday for unknown reasons. The upgraded MDM failed on Saturday, May 20, NASA officials said adding that the crew was never in any danger. The team will also route commands to other vital station systems. (more...)
Humans split from apes in Europe, not Africa Humans split from apes in Europe, not Africa
- May 23, 2017

Scientists have traced the first hominid species to Europe some 7.2 million years ago, thanks to the discovery of two apelike fossils with human-like teeth in Bulgaria and Greece. If additional evidence in future supports such possibilities, it would obliterate most widely accepted teachings about early human history. They suggest this find places Graecopithecus in the hominin basket - the evolutionary branch reserved strictly for modern humans, extinct humans, and all our non-ape ... (more...)
Amazon Channels now available in United Kingdom and Germany Amazon Channels now available in United Kingdom and Germany
- May 23, 2017

ITV is reported to be offering an ad-free version of its streaming service and access to its free channels for a monthly fee of £3.99. The US online giant will offer individual subscriptions to more than 40 channels through a new venture called Amazon Channels, which will include ITV and live sport for the first time. (more...)
Apple Increases Production Of 10.5 Inch iPad Pro Ahead Of Launch Apple Increases Production Of 10.5 Inch iPad Pro Ahead Of Launch
- May 23, 2017

This gives the idea that the new iPad entry will have the same width as the 9.7-inch tablet. One photo was posted on Twitter by tech journalist Shai Mizrachi, who noted that the "Chinese factory already started to make it". Apple has yet to release an refresh to the mini series. If you bought a 2011 MacBook Pro and you were experiencing video issues, know that Apple had a fix program running that would address the issue for you. (more...)
Much-anticipated Ariana Grande concert ends in blood, horror
- May 23, 2017

From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry". "I want her home and I want her safe". Her rep assured Billboard the pop star was "okay" following the blast, but Greater Manchester Police quickly confirmed that there were fatalities and injuries at the scene. (more...)
Paytm Payments Bank to operate from today Paytm Payments Bank to operate from today
- May 23, 2017

Paytm said it is setting up Know your customer (KYC) centers across India to complete the formalities for its customers and make them eligible for a Payments Bank account. Similar to existing bank services, Paytm will offer physical services like a cheque book, demand draft and debit card as well. Popular digital payments player Paytm , which shot to fame after the demonetisation experiment, is now branching out into the fast-growing payments bank segment. (more...)
Ford CEO Ousted for Automated Vehicle Exec
- May 23, 2017

Ford and Hackett's focus on the future of transportation has been much wider than just working on a self-driving auto for the consumer market. Hackett was appointed in March 2016 to head Ford Smart Mobility, a unit formed to accelerate the company's foray into emerging mobility services, according to his profile on the company's website. (more...)
Jr NTR-Koratala Siva team up again Jr NTR-Koratala Siva team up again
- May 23, 2017

He is riding a success wave with back to back hits in the form of Temper, Nannaku Prematho and Janatha Garage . The film also helped Malayalam superstar Mohanlal win a special jury award at the 64th National Film Awards for his performance. (more...)
21st century belongs to Asia, Africa: Jaitley
- May 23, 2017

The theme of the opening session was "Africa-India Cooperation on Enhancing the High-Five Strategy". On the "High 5" agenda of the AfDB, the finance minister said it is not different from the Indian policy. Total trade between India and African countries increased nearly five-fold between 2005-06 and 2015-16, and stood at $52 billion at the end of the fiscal 2016-17. (more...)
Xiaomi Record Breaking Sales in 12 Hours Xiaomi Record Breaking Sales in 12 Hours
- May 23, 2017

As per reports, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 smartphone will be available offline through its latest launched Mi Home in Bengaluru. All the three variants would come in Matte Black and Elegant Gold colors. Just like the Redmi 4A, it includes expandable storage up to 128GB. For the camera , Xiaomi Redmi 4 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0, a 5 element lens, full HD recording, with real-time filter and on its front, it has a 5-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 for ... (more...)
Call of Duty: WW2 Might be Coming to Nintendo Switch Call of Duty: WW2 Might be Coming to Nintendo Switch
- May 23, 2017

They were previously responsible for working on the PS3/360 versions of previous Call of Duty titles, and we know that WW2 is not coming to either PS3/360. The Switch has become a major success and yet there are rumors that new Pokémon games will still be made for 3DS instead of Switch. The official gameplay reveal of Destiny 2 also had fans speculate if the sequel will make it to the Switch. (more...)
Alt-right leader loses gym membership after confrontation Alt-right leader loses gym membership after confrontation
- May 23, 2017

Fair also wrote that Spencer denied his own identity when she called him out, claiming he wasn't who she thought he was. "Are you Richard Spencer?" she asked him, describing the encounter in an online post . But the best part is that after getting his so-called manliness handed to him by Fair, the gym then took things to the next level by "terminating" Spencer's gym membership. (more...)
Critics Say American Health Care Act Will Harm Rural America
- May 23, 2017

For years Republicans in the Virginia state legislature have doggedly resisted expanding the Medicaid program that helps provide health care for Virginians who are unable to obtain or afford health insurance. "The Medicaid expansion has also expanded access to substance use disorder treatment at a time when many Colorado rural communities have been ravaged by the opioid crisis". (more...)
Destiny 2's Story Campaign, and more, unveiled by Bungie
- May 23, 2017

When asked whether Grimoire Cards would return for Destiny 2, his answer was pretty definitive: "no". But then each world has a character in the world that has their own story to tell and you do things for them. He continued by explaining, "And the reason it's no is because we want to put the lore in the game". There are certain to be some folks who lament the removal of Grimoire Cards, as gathering them all presented a challenge for completionists out there, but in my personal opinion, it ... (more...)
NASA Finds New Moon Orbiting Snow White Dwarf Planet NASA Finds New Moon Orbiting Snow White Dwarf Planet
- May 23, 2017

And now, the no-name dwarf planet with a diameter between 800 and 950 miles (1,290-1,528km) has been discovered to have a moon . The first hints of the newfound moon's existence came via NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope, which noticed that Snow White takes about 45 hours to complete one rotation. (more...)
Sinkhole opens directly in front of President Trump's Mar-a-Lago Sinkhole opens directly in front of President Trump's Mar-a-Lago
- May 23, 2017

Construction crews recently finished work on a new water supply line under Southern Boulevard, running past Mar-a-Lago, and in a Monday morning traffic bulletin announcing lane closures, the town of Palm Beach said the sinkhole "appeared to be in vicinity". (more...)
Trump in Israel says 'rare opportunity' to bring peace to region Trump in Israel says 'rare opportunity' to bring peace to region
- May 23, 2017

Trump will hold talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later in the day and travel to the occupied West Bank on Tuesday to meet Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas. The president was joined on the visit by his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew who went to the wall shortly after Trump and said prayers. He also said Iran would continue a ballistic missile programme that has already triggered US sanctions, saying it was for defensive purposes only. (more...)
North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile
- May 23, 2017

The country has also conducted a slew of rocket launches as it continues to advance its arsenal of ballistic weapons, which include midrange solid-fuel missiles that could be fired from mobile land launchers or submarines. US President Donald Trump, who is now visiting Saudi Arabia, has not yet respond to North Korea's latest act of provocation. Analysts said that at 4,500 km the Hwasong-12 had a longer range than any previous ballistic missile successfully tested by the North, putting ... (more...)

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