Science


Qatar vows 'no surrender' in row with Arab states
- June 09, 2017

As Kuwait's emir shuttled between Gulf capitals for talks, U.S. president Donald Trump offered to host a White House meeting if necessary, in a change of heart from his initial support for the Saudi-led boycott. Navy's 5th Fleet and an under-construction British naval base. Qatar's satellite news giant Al-Jazeera has also emerged as a point of contention in the Gulf. (more...)
Apple announces HomePod at WWDC17 Apple announces HomePod at WWDC17
- June 09, 2017

The company has already opened Siri to third-party service providers and app developers. This year, you can expect Cook to give the audience a good idea of how many devices Apple has in use, and other milestones Apple has hit throughout the year. (more...)
Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant Goes Low to Soar High Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant Goes Low to Soar High
- June 09, 2017

LeBron refused to buy into the notion that he was tired even though Kerr told he players to keep attacking because eventually James and Irving would tire. "We want to get good shots". "So it's a realistic goal and I think it's something that you should push for now, just because that means you're done". (more...)
China factory gate inflation slows to 5.5% in May China factory gate inflation slows to 5.5% in May
- June 09, 2017

The year-on-year Consumer Price Index (CPI) to rise gradually in the coming months, as the high base effect of food prices starts to moderate. As a major exporter, the deceleration in Chinese producer prices has implications for global inflationary prices, feeding into import prices paid by other nations. (more...)
Trump Deals In Saudi Arabia May Ultimately Be Less Than Advertised Trump Deals In Saudi Arabia May Ultimately Be Less Than Advertised
- June 09, 2017

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia and other USA -aligned countries, including the United Arab Emirates, unexpectedly cut ties with Qatar , the us partner nation that hosts the region's largest American military base. But as a spokeswoman just told me, this is aspirational. Far more often than not, arms deals and export licenses are approved with barely any objection from lawmakers on Capitol Hill. (more...)
Apple iOS 11 could make MILLIONS of people's iPhone 5 totally obsolete Apple iOS 11 could make MILLIONS of people's iPhone 5 totally obsolete
- June 09, 2017

Apple's speaker will be launching in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in December, with additional markets to come next year. A lot of cool new features and products to look forward to for Apple users. Apple plans to make the Siri experience more natural and intelligent. The new 10.5-inch model reduces the borders by almost 40 percent to fit into an incredibly compact package that still weighs just one pound. (more...)
Trump to evangelicals: We're 'under siege,' will be stronger
- June 09, 2017

Mr Comey on Thursday said he had told reporters about the Flynn meeting, in an effort to get a special counsel appointed in the Russian Federation investigation. Kasowitz then said it was up to the authorities to determine if Comey's leak required further inquiry. "I was honestly concerned he might lie about the nature of our meeting, so I thought it important to document" the meeting as soon as it ended, he said. (more...)
Fired FBI director Comey speaks before Senate Intelligence Committee
- June 09, 2017

Throughout his testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey repeatedly stressed the serious implications of Russia's attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. "The president feels completely and totally vindicated". Comey knew the whole thing could come down to his word against the president's, and he wanted the memos to serve as proof of his version of events. (more...)
Factors to Note Before Buying Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM) Factors to Note Before Buying Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)
- June 09, 2017

Bancorpsouth Inc.'s holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. The institutional investor owned 861,376 shares of the semiconductor company's stock after selling 153,484 shares during the period. The company's deliberations about its production base come even as other tech heavyweights, like Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, which goes by the trade name of Foxconn, and Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, look to deepen investment in their USA businesses. (more...)
Leonardo DiCaprio to the rescue Leonardo DiCaprio to the rescue
- June 09, 2017

A almost extinct porpoise might have more of a chance thanks to actor and environmental advocate Leonardo DiCaprio , who took to Instagram and Twitter to get help from the Mexican government. The memorandum, signed Wednesday in Mexico City, calls to make permanent the temporary ban on the use of gillnets in all fisheries within the vaquita's waters, improving enforcement efforts and increasing prosecution of totoaba poaching. (more...)
Predators freeze out Penguins to level Stanley Cup Predators freeze out Penguins to level Stanley Cup
- June 09, 2017

Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby scored his first goal in the series after not getting a shot on goal in Game 3. For Game 5 at PPG Paints Arena, the Penguins are -142 favorites compared to the Predators at +129, according to Oddsshark. "He's been unbelievable for us the way he's come in, and he's just been so good, timely goals and composed", Nashville captain Mike Fisher said. Justin Schultz, Bryan Rust and Conor Sheary also scored for the Penguins, who have outscored Nashville 15-4 in ... (more...)
Chinese Apple staff suspected of selling private data Chinese Apple staff suspected of selling private data
- June 09, 2017

Following months of investigation, police across more than four provinces - Guangdong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Fujian - apprehended the suspects over the weekend, seizing their "criminal tools" and dismantling their online network, the statement said. (more...)
Kevin Durant's Game 3 heroics illustrate why Warriors needed him Kevin Durant's Game 3 heroics illustrate why Warriors needed him
- June 09, 2017

After LeBron James found J.R. Smith for a swished 3-pointer, the crazed Cleveland Cavaliers fans in Quicken Loans Arena erupted and Golden State could have collapsed under the weight of the moment. James, who played 45 minutes, refused to blame fatigue for the Warriors' comeback. Cleveland's hungry, sure, but it's the kind of hunger you feel when you skip lunch and have to wait for a late dinner. (more...)
Most voters want President Donald Trump to stop tweeting
- June 09, 2017

He then touted Trump's 110 million followers across social media platforms. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked about Trump's reliance on Twitter yesterday. "It's social media", Gorka said in an interview on CNN's "New Day". "The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban , not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to [the Supreme Court]", Trump said in just one of many tweets aimed at his Justice Department and immigration ... (more...)
LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team
- June 09, 2017

Durant and his fellow Christian Stephen Curry are leading the Warriors team in this year's NBA Playoffs. There's been a thousand conversations about that. "I never been in this position before", said Durant, long accused of not being able to win the big game. We have a better handle of how you have to approach things. (more...)
The Coolest Stuff Apple Announced Today At WWDC 2017 The Coolest Stuff Apple Announced Today At WWDC 2017
- June 09, 2017

The company will be launching their new MacBooks and MacBook Pros immediately. Ahead of Apple's annual developer conference, there is always a hotbed of fevered speculation about what the world's most valuable company will announce . The new model starts at $649 and will start shipping next week. There are a few new watchfaces, including some new animated Toy Story watchfaces, a kaleidoscope watchface and a Siri-enabled watchface, featuring machine learning to surface reminders and ... (more...)
HAL, Godrej contribution propels India's heaviest rocket, satellite into space HAL, Godrej contribution propels India's heaviest rocket, satellite into space
- June 09, 2017

The launch is certainly a major mark on India's space programme, offering an appropriate closing to a tumultuous period in ISRO's history. With the launch of GSLV Mark-III, India has become not only self-dependent in launching communication satellites but will also attract big business from other countries in the growing market of communications satellite launch. (more...)
India launches heaviest rocket, enters big league India launches heaviest rocket, enters big league
- June 09, 2017

India Monday scripted history as it successfully launched its heaviest home-made rocket GSLV MkIII-D1 billed as the "Naughty boy" of Space Agency ISRO carrying communication satellite GSAT-19. Former ISRO Scientist, Nambi Narayanan said , "We are glad on its launch". It is a three-stage vehicle with two solid motor strap-ons (S200), a liquid propellant core stage (L110) and a cryogenic stage (C25). (more...)
Djokovic surrenders in French Open quarter-finals Djokovic surrenders in French Open quarter-finals
- June 09, 2017

Ostapenko, who celebrated her 20th birthday on Thursday, is the first unseeded women's finalist at the French Open since Mima Jausovec lost to seven-time French Open champion Chris Evert in 1983. In 2017, he has won only one title in Qatar. Djokovic said he hoped his relationship with Agassi, who famously recovered from a slump to win several majors after his 30th birthday, would help him return to form. (more...)
Here is the list of Apple devices that will get iOS 11
- June 09, 2017

According toCNN, the tech giant's iOS 11 operating system will offer a " Do Not Disturb While Driving" mode for iPhones in their latest update , set for release later this year. The new video demonstrates these features, showing off the new dock, drag and drop functionality, and Files application that are sure to make the iPad experience more productive than ever. (more...)

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