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Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision Thursday
- June 01, 2017

The pact became one of President Barack Obama's signature achievements. This will completely unravel former President Barack Obama's climate change policy, and will impact the global fight against rising temperatures, as the USA is the second biggest emitter of greenhouse gases . (more...)
Ramachandra Guha quits as BCCI administrator
- June 01, 2017

Guha was a member of the CoA headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai . A vacation bench comprising Justices M M Shantanagoudar and Deepak Gupta was informed by Guha's counsel that the noted historian had submitted his resignation on 28 May to Vinod Rai, Chairman of the CoA. (more...)
Google Updates Gmail with Safe Browsing To Warn Against Phishy Emails Google Updates Gmail with Safe Browsing To Warn Against Phishy Emails
- June 01, 2017

Talking about the machine learning, Google says , "Machine learning helps Gmail block sneaky spam and phishing messages from showing up in your inbox with over 99.9 percent accuracy". "Because Gmail has contextual intelligence, it knows if the recipient is an existing contact or someone you interact with regularly, to avoid displaying warnings unnecessarily ", Wen explained. (more...)
Nest security camera knows who's home with Google face tech Nest security camera knows who's home with Google face tech
- June 01, 2017

You can use the app to label friends and family and set notifications when strangers are spotted. The company spent two years on the $299 Nest Cam IQ , collaborating with Google on algorithms that recognize familiar faces. So Fido could help alert you to a stranger lurking outside, or simply alert you to the fact that he's driving the neighbors insane by barking all day. (more...)
Trump's pullout from Paris deal imminent
- June 01, 2017

Martin Schulz, the leader of the Social Democratic Party, which forms a coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, said a United States withdrawal would put European companies at a major competitive disadvantage. (more...)
Siddaramaiah to lead Congress in Karnataka assembly polls Siddaramaiah to lead Congress in Karnataka assembly polls
- June 01, 2017

Rahul Gandhi will launch Congress's campaign for Assembly election in July by addressing 80,000 booth-level workers. Home Minister G. Parameshwara to continue as Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President and upcoming Karnataka assembly elections will be fought under the leadership of CM Siddaramaiah , said AICC press release on Monday. (more...)
We don't know what Trump has decided on Paris climate deal-Germany We don't know what Trump has decided on Paris climate deal-Germany
- June 01, 2017

But Trump's chief White House economic adviser, Gary Cohn, told reporters during the trip overseas that Trump's views on climate change were "evolving" following the president's discussions with European leaders. There have been influential voices urging Trump not to ditch the Paris accord. Only two countries in the U.N.'s Framework Convention on Climate Change group, Nicaragua and Syria, neglected to sign. (more...)
Uber fires its self-driving auto engineer Uber fires its self-driving auto engineer
- June 01, 2017

A spokeswoman for Uber said the firing occurred after Levandowski failed to meet the deadline that would allow Uber to cooperate with the judge's order. " Alphabet and Waymo have accused Uber and Otto of stealing Waymo's trade secrets and intellectual property, and of infringing on patents related to lidar, a technology that autonomous vehicles use to 'see, '" explained Business Insider this month. (more...)
Qualcomm Signs Up Three Major Partners for Laptop Push Qualcomm Signs Up Three Major Partners for Laptop Push
- June 01, 2017

Aside from the obvious benefit of Qualcomm's X16 Gigabit LTE modem, which supports theoretical download speeds of up to 1Gbps, this connection brings smartphone-like features to the PC, like a connected standby mode that allows for data-syncing and active listening for voice AI Cortana. (more...)
Apple has begun production of its Siri speaker, should release this year
- June 01, 2017

This year's update shares some of the same design language as the Apple Music and News apps. Indeed, if the rumors are true Apple is planning a significant refresh across both its macOS and iOS lines. Bloomberg claims that Apple is "considered including sensors that measure a room's acoustics and automatically adjust audio levels during use". (more...)
Afghanistan: Kabul attack death toll reaches 90
- June 01, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul warned American citizens to avoid the area of the blast and cancelled all its appointments for routine American Citizen Services for the day. "By God's grace, Indian Embassy staff are safe in the massive Kabul blast", Sushma Swaraj tweeted. Afghanistan has been suffering from a surge of attacks from the Taliban movement since it declared a new spring offensive, including spectacular attacks on the once secure capital. (more...)
90 dead, 400 injured after explosion in Afghanistan's Kabul 90 dead, 400 injured after explosion in Afghanistan's Kabul
- June 01, 2017

The BBC said one of its drivers was killed and four of its journalists wounded. German security sources said that an Afghan security guard at the embassy had been killed and several German staff hurt. "Turkey will continue to stand by the government of Afghanistan and its friendly and brotherly people in the fight against terrorism", added the ministry. (more...)
Bangladesh navy searches for 81 fishermen still missing after Mora cyclone Bangladesh navy searches for 81 fishermen still missing after Mora cyclone
- June 01, 2017

The ENC has been deploying P-81 aircrafts as part of its rescue operation in Bangladesh. Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said another ship - INS Gharial - has sailed to Bangladesh with relief materials. All flights were suspended to and from Chittagong and the Cox's Bazar airports due to Cyclone Mora. It was likely to move in a northerly direction further, it said. (more...)
President Trump's Close to Decision on Paris Climate Agreement President Trump's Close to Decision on Paris Climate Agreement
- June 01, 2017

The "stay-in" camp, which included Trump's daughter Ivanka, chief economic adviser Gary Cohn, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, had argued the United States could reduce its voluntary emission-cuts targets while still keeping a voice within the accord. (more...)
AMD's Threadripper struts onstage with Radeon RX Vega and a big surprise AMD's Threadripper struts onstage with Radeon RX Vega and a big surprise
- June 01, 2017

The EPYC processors are " optimised for today's workloads ", asserted Dr SU, by AMD thinking about how a server or data centre works, not exclusively concentrating on CPU performance. The one announcement that needs to be addressed is the final push for the Vega GPU series. Beyond that, EPYC enterprise CPUs were given a Jun 20, 2017 hard launch date, and Radeon Instinct Vega "Redeon Vega Frontier Edition" workstation/enterprise GPUs were given a hard launch date of June 27th. (more...)
Trump is pulling U.S. out of Paris climate change deal, reports say Trump is pulling U.S. out of Paris climate change deal, reports say
- June 01, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Wednesday in Alaska that he had "yet to read what the actual Paris Agreement is", and would have to read it before weighing in. India and Spain on Wednesday expressed their commitment to fighting climate change and reiterated their support for implementing the Kyoto and Paris accords. (more...)
Pentagon announces ICBM interceptor system a success
- June 01, 2017

Jim Syring said . "We have reached the final stage of preparations to test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile", the young dictator said in his New Year's address. One military source said, "Until now, our strategy was formulated on the assumption that North Korea's missiles were incapable of precision strikes on Cheong Wa Dae, the Defense Ministry and other key military command centers". (more...)
Merkel says expects Britain to remain a partner post-Brexit Merkel says expects Britain to remain a partner post-Brexit
- June 01, 2017

Germans " bad , very bad " Trump launched a salvo against German auto exports to the United States last week, saying that "the Germans are bad , very bad " during a meeting with senior European officials in Brussels, the German weekly Der Spiegel reported. (more...)
Mafia III: Stones Unturned DLC Released, Launch Trailer Mafia III: Stones Unturned DLC Released, Launch Trailer
- June 01, 2017

Now Lincoln and Donovan will buddy up and relive their military days in a quest to stop him. New environments to explore . Upon completing the Stones Unturned story, new Bounty Hunting missions will become available in which you can team up with Robert Marshall and take out various troublemakers located around New Bordeaux. (more...)
White House Communications Director resigned before Trump's overseas trip
- June 01, 2017

Kushner , according to several news accounts, sought to create the secret communications link with Moscow as he met with the Kremlin's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak , early last December. "What your question assumes is a lot of facts that are not substantiated by anything but anonymous sources that are so far being leaked out", he told a news briefing. (more...)

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