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United Kingdom launch of Microsoft Rewards bribes Brits into using Bing and Edge United Kingdom launch of Microsoft Rewards bribes Brits into using Bing and Edge
- June 02, 2017

In a push to make people switch to its Bing search engine, Microsoft will now pay users in Britain to use Bing over competitors like Google Search. Obviously, you can create a free account if you don't have one. And if in a month will be collected 500 points, the user will automatically increase your daily income up to 150 points. (more...)
Adobe Scan turns physical documents into editable PDF files Adobe Scan turns physical documents into editable PDF files
- June 02, 2017

It definitely isn't the first of its kind but does come with a few features that make it stand out from the crowd. You can highlight, annotate, and edit the text, and the documents upload to the Adobe Document Cloud so you can access them on desktop as well. (more...)
Two Hizbul militants killed in Sopore Two Hizbul militants killed in Sopore
- June 02, 2017

The police then reached to a house in Nathipore village where the two militants were hiding. Two local Hizbul Mujahideen militants, responsible for a grenade attack on the police on Wednesday evening, were killed in an encounter with the security forces on Thursday. (more...)
Scientists spot rare gravity waves for the third time Scientists spot rare gravity waves for the third time
- June 02, 2017

Though worded a bit more scientifically, that's what the latest results from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO) are saying. Animation of the inspiral and collision of two black holes consistent with the masses and spins of GW170104 . (more...)
Maharashtra farmers to go on strike, demand loan waive off Maharashtra farmers to go on strike, demand loan waive off
- June 01, 2017

Farmers flock the Nashik APMC on Wednesday, a day before a strike called by farmers to stop supply of vegetables to cities and markets in the state. Vehicles carrying vegetables and fruits and other farm produce were stopped and vandalised at several points where arguments broke out between farmers and transporters. (more...)
Introducing A New Pokémon App Called Pokéland Introducing A New Pokémon App Called Pokéland
- June 01, 2017

You'll roam around barren lands in search of new pocket monsters to capture and train for gym battles. Players will encounter 134 different Pokemon across 52 stages spanning six islands and can head to a 15-floor Champion's Tower to test their Pokemon in battles. (more...)
Trump global warming announcement out Thursday
- June 01, 2017

America's worldwide allies and Trump's domestic opponents lashed out Wednesday at media reports that he had made up his mind to pull Washington out of the global accord to curb carbon emissions-a move that would make the deal less effective. (more...)
Renewable energy expected to continue growth, despite Trump Renewable energy expected to continue growth, despite Trump
- June 01, 2017

Aram... the White House says nothing has yet been finalized, but multiple reports, citing government officials, suggest that President Trump is about to make good on his campaign pledge. "India must use this as an opportunity to stress its climate leadership credentials on the world stage", Ashish Fernandes, senior campaigner at Greenpeace India, said. (more...)
Chief: DNA tied man to killings of 2 women in LA Chief: DNA tied man to killings of 2 women in LA
- June 01, 2017

The search resulted in a match to Borjas' father, whose DNA was on file from a prior arrest, Beck said. Detectives began to follow Borjas and collected his DNA after he spit on a sidewalk, Beck said. 'These two murders were horrific'. Guzman vanished in December 2011 after she told relatives she was heading out to buy cough drops. Her body was found a month later on the 2 Freeway onramp near Riverside Drive in Echo Park, according to the LAPD. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM launched in India Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM launched in India
- June 01, 2017

Samsung in a press statement said it was launching the 6GB RAM variant due to the "tremendous response to its recently-launched flagship" phones. Sadly, the variant was limited only to China and South Korea till now. The largest smartphone manufacturer in the world has yet to mention new variations of its Galaxy S8 lineup in any official capacity so it remains to be seen if the company ends up revising the series and when such a move might happen. (more...)
Trump loses head in video; Kathy Griffin loses her job
- June 01, 2017

Kathy Griffin is speaking out to apologize for the photo of her holding a bloody replica of President Donald Trump's head, making it look as if he was decapitated. There was condemnation on both the left and the right in the U.S. on Wednesday after the photoshoot and 12-second video clip by celebrity photographer Tyler Shields was posted online, with Griffin soon taking to Twitter to apologise for her actions . (more...)
Walsh asks Trump to keep Paris deal
- June 01, 2017

Earlier in the day, Trump said only that he'd been "hearing from a lot of people, both ways". Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he does not agree with President Donald Trump pulling out of the Paris Climate Change Accord and says New York City should take matters into its own hands. (more...)
Theresa May's election battle intensifies as polls narrow
- June 01, 2017

May surprised nearly everyone in April when she called the snap election , saying she wanted to strengthen her hand for negotiations with the rest of the European Union about Britain's exit from the bloc. Mr Corbyn told her: "Have you been to a food bank?" Jeremy Corbyn, leader of May's biggest rival party, Labour, decided at the last minute to take part after initially saying he would not take part if May wasn't present. (more...)
As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit
- June 01, 2017

His decision also severely endangers the United States world economic leadership. "If President Trump decides to remove the United States from this agreement, it will weaken our standing globally - allowing other countries to adopt leading roles when it comes to our shared responsibility to protect our planet for future generations", said House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley. (more...)
Gov. Inslee: Withdraw from climate agreement would be 'shameful course of action'
- June 01, 2017

It comes amid reports that Trump plans to withdraw the United States from participation in the agreement among almost 200 nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh also urged Trump not to pull out of the climate deal. News of Mr Trump's expected decision drew swift reaction from the United Nations . (more...)
Manchester United snub £60m Real Madrid David de Gea bid Manchester United snub £60m Real Madrid David de Gea bid
- June 01, 2017

Manchester United have no intention of letting Real Madrid target David De Gea leave this summer, Press Association Sport understands. The newspaper says that the attacker snubbed Inter's advances because he has his heart set on joining Man Utd and will wait to see whether Jose Mourinho formalises his interest over the coming weeks. (more...)
BBC says driver killed, four journalists injured in Kabul attack
- June 01, 2017

The bombing also raised serious questions about the Afghan government's ability to secure the war-battered nation. "Let's be clear: This is an intelligence failure, as has been the case with so many other attacks in Kabul and beyond". (more...)
Flynn subpoenaed by House intelligence committee
- June 01, 2017

The reports identified the three as former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power , former National Security Adviser Susan Rice and former CIA Director John Brennan . Senate intelligence chairman Richard Burr of North Carolina and vice chairman Mark Warner of Virginia floated the prospect of holding Flynn in contempt of Congress if he continued withholding the documents. (more...)
The media is biased against Corbyn, says BBC veteran David Dimbleby
- June 01, 2017

Mr Corbyn's intervention comes as a seat projection by pollster YouGov suggested that the United Kingdom could be heading for a hung parliament , with Labour making gains and Mrs May's Tories suffering losses. Labour would get 257 seats, up from 229, the Liberal Democrats 10, up from the nine Tim Farron's party held when the election was called, the SNP 50, the Greens one and Plaid Cymru three. (more...)
Why Ditching the Paris Climate Deal Could Have Significant Health Consequences Why Ditching the Paris Climate Deal Could Have Significant Health Consequences
- June 01, 2017

The Paris agreement, negotiated by Australia and 194 other nations including the USA under President Barack Obama in 2015 in Paris, deals with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation. in the agreement. Despite the two-pronged attempt at intervention from energy industry leaders, the US seems set to pull out of the agreement. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX had previously defended his decision to remain on the panel of advisers, arguing that it's better to have a seat at the table than to ... (more...)

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