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Darmian does not fear competition for places at Man Utd Darmian does not fear competition for places at Man Utd
- August 03, 2016

Then you will see a different Wayne Rooney. Ibrahimovic will vie with young talents Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford in the forward line under Jose Mourinho. "We made that decision to give them 30 or 45 minutes of the game, feeling that it would be better for them than even a double training session". "We have a game against Leicester next week ( Community Shield ) and we have the Premier League in a couple of weeks. (more...)
Instagram Just Launched A New 'Stories' Feature Instagram Just Launched A New 'Stories' Feature
- August 03, 2016

Instead, they can share as much as they want to throughout the day - bringing stories to life in new ways with text and drawing tools. The snapshots won't appear on users' profile grids or their followers' feeds after this time. If your account is set to private, only your followers can view your story. "However, you can also easily hide your entire story from anyone you don't want to see it, even if they follow you". (more...)
Apple to replace gun emoji with water pistol
- August 03, 2016

A group called New Yorkers Against Gun Violence are claiming the change as a victory for their campaign, having lobbied Apple heavily to remove the pistol symbol " as a symbolic gesture to limit gun accessibility ". This update adds more gender options to existing emojis, more family options, a new rainbow flag, and attractive redesigns of popular emojis. NBC 4 Washington reported past year a middle school student in Virginia faced charges for allegedly menacing her school using bomb, ... (more...)
Samsung Note7 to introduce iris scanning
- August 03, 2016

IBTimes UK is at Samsung's Unpacked event in London and will be bringing you our hands-on first impressions of the Note 7 very soon. Still, the new Gear VR is compatible with both the new Galaxy Note 7 as well as existing Samsung phones, including the S7 and S7 Edge as well as the S6 and S6 Edge and the Note 5. (more...)
Tesla Makes $2.6 Billion Offer for SolarCity
- August 03, 2016

Customers could learn about SolarCity products at Tesla's stores, for example, and save on installation costs because they'd be done more efficiently. Under the all-stock deal, SolarCity shareholders will receive 0.110 Tesla common shares per SolarCity share. While the combination between Tesla and SolarCity would raise some potential problems, like money troubles. (more...)
Eyes on Samsung's latest phone
- August 03, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7's single most important addition is the new Iris Scanner, which is similar to the one found on Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL . The newly announced phablet builds on the design language and functionality Samsung utilised for both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge earlier this year, but has a few unique features of its own. (more...)
NASA Orders Another Crewed Mission to the ISS from SpaceX
- August 03, 2016

SpaceX now has two missions on its list, with competitor Boeing also with two mission orders from NASA. And SpaceX did their part last month in making sure these missions become a reality. SpaceX's crew transportation system, including the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket, has advanced through several development and certification phases. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 3s Coming To India On August 3rd
- August 03, 2016

According to Xiaomi, the deca-core processor makes the smartphone "most powerful Redmi ever". The new Xiaomi Redmi Pro smartphone with a metal body and dual-camera setup has high performance and nice features. It runs Xiaomi's MIUI 7.0 based on the older Android 5.1 Lollipop. Redmi Note 3 comes either with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage or 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, which is also the case with Redmi 3s (2/3 GB of RAM and 16/32 GB of storage). (more...)
Sony reveals Driveclub VR for PlayStation VR launch Sony reveals Driveclub VR for PlayStation VR launch
- August 03, 2016

By adding such feature, PS3 games can already be playable on the fourth generation Play Station systems. Since then, Sony had to press the red button and is reportedly launching an enhanced version of their top selling console. Such titles include " The Witcher 3 , "Star Wars Battlefront", and "Rise of The Tomb Raider", which can be played at 1080p smoothly with more frames". (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note7 launched with Galaxy S7 guts: Price, specifications and features Samsung Galaxy Note7 launched with Galaxy S7 guts: Price, specifications and features
- August 03, 2016

This time, Samsung has just one large model, which stays at 5.7 inches. Verizon users will be able to pre-order the Galaxy Note 7 online starting tomorrow. New to the Note 7 is USB Type-C charging, as well as a redesigned S Pen with a finer point and better pressure sensitivity. Apart from a fingerprint scanner, it is the first Note device to launch with an Iris scanner which is considered more secure than the former. (more...)
Human chain saves woman from flooded vehicle in Maryland
- August 02, 2016

Brubaker says his wife Christina told him the women left the restaurant during a downpour, and got into Watsula's compact vehicle. Eventually, he and the other bystanders convinced her there was no other way. One of the victims was Jessica Watsula , 35, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, according to Baltimore County Police. Cover says Watsula also enjoyed working out at an area gym. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Pro FAQ - All you wanted to know!
- August 02, 2016

All versions of the Xiaomi Redmi Pro Mini will offer a finger print sensor, a 2.5 D curved-glass design and a laptop-sized 4000 mAh battery to keep the lights on forever and ever. Redmi 3S, which was launched in China , has a full metal body with 5-inch HD screen, 2GB/3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB storage, 13MP/5MP rear/front cameras, and a 4,100mAh battery. (more...)
Here's Why 'Jason Bourne' Is Both a Box-Office Hit and a Disappointment
- August 02, 2016

The last movie in the franchise was technically "The Bourne Legacy", which did not feature Matt Damon in the titular role and opened in the August doldrums of 2012. As for how the summer movie season compares so far with past summers, this past weekend saw the box office take in more money than the equivalent weekend previous year, with the box office grosses being up by nearly 30 percent, according to Associated Press writer Lindsey Bahr . (more...)
Google was very happy with its latest financial results, calling them 'terrific' Google was very happy with its latest financial results, calling them 'terrific'
- August 02, 2016

The cloud business is part of Alphabet's broader efforts to diversify into other industries and reduce reliance on ads, which were responsible for $19.1 billion of Alphabet's $21.5 billion in second-quarter sales. "Revenue growth trends seem pretty clear with Google reinforcing its co-hegemonic position alongside Facebook", Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser said. (more...)
Spiky, big-headed ants named after Game of Thrones dragons Spiky, big-headed ants named after Game of Thrones dragons
- August 02, 2016

While the most obvious function of the spines is for defence against predators, the researchers additionally found that the spines were filled with muscle, which may make the ants stronger and more robust relative to non-spiny ants. But when Sarnat took the name to his colleagues, they thought such weird looking ants deserved "a more standout name", he says . With spikes poking up from their backs, the ants possess spines that are dramatically different from regular ants. (more...)
Solar cell turns Carbon dioxide into hydrocarbon fuel Solar cell turns Carbon dioxide into hydrocarbon fuel
- August 02, 2016

In the future, a solar farm could use thousands of solar cells in the form of artificial leaves that would produce fuel and clean the atmosphere. "The new solar cell is not photovoltaic - it's photosynthetic ", said Amin Salehi-Khojin at UIC and lead author on the study. (more...)
Turkey: Erdogan Takes Charge Of Military
- August 02, 2016

The new decree also confirmed his announcement that a new national military university would be established within the defence ministry, while military schools and academies would be closed down. Turkey has demanded the US extradite the 75-year-old Gulen and sent documents on his alleged involvement in the failed coup to USA officials. Turkish authorities accuse US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen of being behind the coup attempt, something he denies. (more...)
Will Harry Potter End With The Cursed Child? Will Harry Potter End With The Cursed Child?
- August 02, 2016

Rowling revealed that she's finally good and done with expanding the Potterverse. The first seven Potter books sold over 450 million copies worldwide, and the new one is predicted to be the biggest selling book this year. Rowling, who is the film's screenwriter , confirmed on Twitter that " Fantastic Beasts " will be a movie trilogy . "It's the most extraordinary fandom, so I'm not surprised", the best-selling author said. (more...)
2 dead, hundreds displaced by Maryland floods
- August 02, 2016

Ellicott City, just west of Baltimore, is consistently ranked among the best places to live in America by Money magazine. Workers gather by the sidewalk of Main Street that caved in after Saturday night's flooding in Ellicott City . Governor Larry Hogan declared a State of Emergency for Howard County, making it eligible to receive state assistance and putting in motion the process to obtain federal disaster aid. (more...)
Global tablet market continues to shrink: IDC Global tablet market continues to shrink: IDC
- August 02, 2016

However, the spectacular growth of over 1200 percent is down to the fact that IDC did not include the 6-inch tablets offered by Amazon in Q2 2015 listings. The company's tablet is ranked fifth in terms of the shipment. Cheap low end Android slates took 65% of the market while iOS high-end tablets and detachables via the iPad Pro line-up took 26% market share. (more...)

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