Science


Warriors coach Kerr returns for Game 2
- June 06, 2017

A 3-pointer by Kyrie Irving kept the Cavaliers within 108-97 with 8:41 to go before Thompson, who shot 3-for-16 in Game 1 , ignited the game-breaking run with a 3-pointer. It wasn't even in the top two most impressive lines of the night. Though those three percentages aren't held up the same way for individual games, it turns out they're equally rare and impressive. (more...)
Apple showcases HomePod, iPad Pro, and iMac Pro in new videos
- June 06, 2017

So far, the service has limited payments to purchases of products and services from companies and other organizations. Apple says Amazon will be making an app for its video service for the Apple TV device this year, filling one of the major gaps on Apple's streaming TV device. (more...)
London bridge attackers named: Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Red
- June 06, 2017

This is taking time because we believe some of the victims are from overseas. Butt's apparent zealotry led one neighbor, Erica Gasparri, to contact police about 18 months ago. Police have 11 people in custody on suspicion of violating the Terrorism Act, but they haven't been named or charged. From there, a number of scenarios can unfold. (more...)
MacBooks and iMacs Refreshed, macOS High Sierra Introduced
- June 06, 2017

The iMac Pro combines the form factor of the iMac with the workstation class performance of the Mac Pro . - The new iMac Pro will be priced at $4,999.00 and will be available in December. The iMacs will come with 500 nits, will be 43 percent brighter (with one billion colors) and 10-bit dithering. Apple typically makes major updates to its Mac software every other year. (more...)
Police name 2 London Bridge attack suspects
- June 06, 2017

Butt did not fall into this category when they last investigated him. "They are particularly keen to hear about places they may have frequented and their movements in the days and hours before the attack ". May shot back, saying, Corbyn wasn't fit to safeguard Britain's security at a time of heightened threat. Crowds gathered by London's beloved Tower Bridge on Monday - many Muslims among them - to grieve for the victims of the city's second attack in three months. (more...)
Daughter from 'The Cosby Show' stands by comedian at trial Daughter from 'The Cosby Show' stands by comedian at trial
- June 06, 2017

On that night in January 2004, Cosby says he gave her some Benadryl to help her relax. McMonagle said that Constand changed the date of the encounter from mid-March to mid-January of 2004. However, with the cases dating back many years, the statute of limitations for prosecuting Cosby had run out in almost every case. Cosby told Michael Smerconish in an interview on Sirius XM radio that he will not testify during this trial, the only allegation to have resulted in criminal ... (more...)
India to avoid foreign rockets to launch communication satellites: ISRO chief
- June 06, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated ISRO for the successful launch of GSLV - MKIII D1/GSAT-19 mission. At 3,136 kgs the GSAT-19 satellite will be the heaviest India has attempted to put in orbit, the space agency said . (more...)
Apple's new App Store redesign comes with big changes for Games
- June 06, 2017

Apple on Monday offered a preview of iOS 11, its upcoming major software update for iPhones and iPads. Apple is also making in-app purchases more discoverable on the App Store . So, even though most states ban texting while driving, and most drivers (81.1 percent) agree it's "a very serious threat to safety", the practice continues. (more...)
'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature coming to iPhone iOS 11
- June 06, 2017

People who are tempted to unlock their phone in a moving auto will receive a message saying "you will not receive notifications while driving", and those who text a driver will get an automatic reply saying "I'm driving with Do Not Disturb turned on". (more...)
NASA's first mission to 'touch the sun' NASA's first mission to 'touch the sun'
- June 06, 2017

First announced in 2008, the robotic spacecraft will orbit within four million miles of the sun's surface. The spacecraft, designed and built by the Johns Hopkins University laboratory, is scheduled to launch in July 2018 and fly around Venus seven times to get itself into orbit around the sun in December 2024. (more...)
Sony Doesn't Believe That Backwards Compatibility Is That Important Sony Doesn't Believe That Backwards Compatibility Is That Important
- June 06, 2017

What Japanese games do you think Sony will be bringing to E3? Nevertheless, Sony says that PlayStation 4 Pro sales are well above its expectations. While discussing financials with The Verge , President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment America Shawn Layden revealed that PSVR has sold over 1 Million units worldwide. (more...)
Apple's new iOS update aims to make driving with your iPhone safer
- June 06, 2017

That's in stark contrast to Google's Tango AR platform, which requires phone manufacturers to integrate Tango-compatible sensors and other hardware into their devices. That said , the backups will be useful for those sticking with the 7. Apple says its looking to "reinvent" the way we listen to music in the home. (more...)
Astronomers Find Planet Hotter Than Most Stars Astronomers Find Planet Hotter Than Most Stars
- June 06, 2017

Scott Gaudi , a professor of astronomy at Ohio State University, sided on the "this is a planet" side and even made a bet with a colleague over a bottle of single-malt scotch which he apparently won. KELT-9b is nowhere close to habitable, but Gaudi said there's a good reason to study worlds that are unlivable in the extreme. "It's essentially skimming the surface of its star, and the star itself is much more luminous and much hotter than our Sun ". (more...)
WatchOS 4 Revealed with New Watch Faces, Workout UI, and More
- June 06, 2017

Of course, Apple highlighted new watch faces, but the big theme for the WatchOS was to provide more information and data at a glance. Aside from the new Siri watch face, Apple Watches will score Toy Story's Woody, Jessie, and Buzz Lightyear watch faces which will most likely touch you if you're a 90's kid. (more...)
Fight breaks out at McDonalds over McChicken Fight breaks out at McDonalds over McChicken
- June 06, 2017

Gravely said the "extremely hangry" woman in the video "screamed and yelled a lot more" prior to when she started recording. "Automatically, just because of how irate she was, I took out my camera and recorded her - just to see how far it would go just in case", Gravely said. (more...)
WWDC 2017: Entire MacBook Lineup Refreshed, New 13-Inch MacBook Pro Unveiled
- June 06, 2017

During WWDC's keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook called the Mac the "heart and soul of Apple", and "no-one can match the Mac's deep integration of hardware and software". The new MacBook models measure 13.1mm thick. The 15-inch MacBook Pro now starts at £2,349 for a 2.8GHz Core i7 processor and 16GB of RAM . The new 15-inch MacBook Pro is also available today from the Apple Store . (more...)
Breaking Bad VR Experience Coming to PSVR From Vince Gilligan Breaking Bad VR Experience Coming to PSVR From Vince Gilligan
- June 06, 2017

Virtual reality can let you experience anything, from extreme sports to flight, but soon you might have a much more grimy world to immerse yourself in. I'm not quite sure what VR could bring to Breaking Bad that hasn't already been done on the show, but I guess fans looking for more of Heisenberg will be happy to know they can get one step closer than just another episode. (more...)
Ancient Mars lake had microbe-friendly conditions
- June 05, 2017

Though the past research in Mars' Gale Crater exposed the presence of the lake for more than three billion years ago, the latest studies reveals the chemical conditions that exist in the lake and makes use of Curiosity's payload to comprehend if the lake was stratified or not. (more...)
Space station welcomes 1st returning vehicle since shuttle Space station welcomes 1st returning vehicle since shuttle
- June 05, 2017

A reused SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station today (June 5), becoming the first privately built spacecraft to make a repeat delivery to the orbiting laboratory. SpaceX refurbished it for an unprecedented second trip, keeping the hull, thrusters and most other parts but replacing the heat shield and parachutes. (more...)
Top court agrees to decide major privacy case on cellphone data Top court agrees to decide major privacy case on cellphone data
- June 05, 2017

On appeal, Carpenter and another defendant, both of whom were represented by the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups, argued that data indicating the locations of their cell phones supplied to investigators by wireless carriers should have been excluded from trial. (more...)

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