Science


Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury
- June 16, 2017

Otto Warmbier had been serving a 15-year prison sentence with hard labor for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel in Pyongyang . While driving away, he saw a group of about 150 people wearing blue and white shirts, and ribbons of the same color combination, in support of Otto at a nearby intersection. (more...)
Top Republican Wounded in US Shooting
- June 15, 2017

The President delivered flowers to the family and sat in the Congressman's hospital room. Steve Scalise , the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives, had been shot in the hip and fell to the ground. Congressmen on the scene also said that multiple rounds had been fired and that the shooting "seemed to go on forever". Lawmaker Jeff Duncan said he was leaving the practice when he was approached by a man he later learned was the shooter, who asked if the team was Republican or ... (more...)
'DuckTales': Cartoon Reboot Gets Premiere Date On Disney XD 'DuckTales': Cartoon Reboot Gets Premiere Date On Disney XD
- June 15, 2017

That's not all - to get everyone hyped for the big premiere, Disney has released the official theme song and opening titles for the new DuckTales show. Titled "Woo-oo", the " DuckTales " TV movie sees Donald Duck reluctantly take his triplet nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie to meet their famous great-uncle Scrooge McDuck , a super-wealthy recluse and former adventurer. (more...)
Mojang CEO Confirms Xbox Live Login on Nintendo Switch for Minecraft Crossplay
- June 15, 2017

You can check out a trailer featuring the newly upgraded visuals, above. " Madden 18 ", " NBA Live 18 " and " FIFA 18 " will be released later this year, all of which will feature brand-new cinematic story modes. Crackdown 3 releases on Nov 7, 2017 while Shadow of War releases on 10 Oct, 2017. Bethesda is updating some of its old games with virtual reality headset compatibility, including " Skyrim ", " Fallout 4 " and " DOOM ". (more...)
United States regulators still reviewing Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicle fix - lawyer United States regulators still reviewing Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicle fix - lawyer
- June 15, 2017

Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock . The second-highest ratings also have a number of different other names: "accumulate", "outperform", "moderate buy" or "overweight". Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. had a return on equity of 14.39% and a net margin of 1.76%. (NYSE: FCAU ) opened at 10.99 on Tuesday. FCAU's profit will be $843.72 million for 4.93 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Microsoft Promises 5 New Xbox Game Pass Games Every Month
- June 15, 2017

Eurogamer highlighted the confirmation of "at least five games", which came via Dennis Ceccarelli, senior product manager at Xbox Game Pass . Xbox Game Pass which is a game subscription service from Microsoft for their Xbox One gaming console and it allows users to get access of games from a list chosen games for a single monthly subscription price. (more...)
Apple to turn iPhone into hub of medical info Apple to turn iPhone into hub of medical info
- June 15, 2017

Imagine turning to your iPhone for all your health and medical information - every doctor's visit, lab test result, prescription and other health information, all available in a snapshot on your phone and shared with your doctor on command. (more...)
Minecraft Cross-Platform Play Not Coming to PS4 Because Sony 'Refused' Minecraft Cross-Platform Play Not Coming to PS4 Because Sony 'Refused'
- June 15, 2017

The update is called " Better Together " and will unite the game across almost every platform it's on. The lack of cross-platform play between Minecraft and Rocket League saga continues with Microsoft seeming rather confused over Sony's explanation for lack of cross-platform play. (more...)
Over 60M PS4 Consoles and 487M Games Sold — Sony
- June 15, 2017

Originally released for the PlayStation 2 in 2005, " Shadow of the Colossus " is something of a landmark in gaming history . The trailer underneath shows off the expansion package (DLC) that is coming for the said game later this year. (more...)
The Killers share new single The Man The Killers share new single The Man
- June 15, 2017

The song premiered on Annie Mac's BBC 1 Radio show yesterday. Recording took place in the band's hometown of Las Vegas as well as in Los Angeles. You can stream it below or over here via the streaming service of your choice. "We have a problem with taking two steps forward and one step back, so that makes it take longer", he said. We keep asking ourselves: 'What does a four- piece band do? When everyone is slightly uncomfortable, then we know we're there. (more...)
Grand Theft Auto V modding tool shuts down Grand Theft Auto V modding tool shuts down
- June 15, 2017

In a thread titled " Take Two vs Modding " on GTAForums, lead developer GooD-NTS stated the team can not continue developing the OpenIV software despite their attempts to play ball with the publisher at hand. According to the group, they can go to the court and prove these allegations wrong but, it will take a lot of time and effort and the group will get nothing out of it. (more...)
Rodman gives North Korean official Trump's 'Art of the Deal' Rodman gives North Korean official Trump's 'Art of the Deal'
- June 15, 2017

The 22-year-old college student was sentenced to 15 years behind bars for reportedly stealing a propaganda poster back in 2016. Warmbier, who had been confined for 17 months, has apparently fallen into a coma not long after his confinement began. (more...)
Adele joins vigil for tower fire victims
- June 15, 2017

More than 30 people remain in hospital - 17 of whom are in a critical condition. Muslim residents observing Ramadan have been hailed as heroes after they helped save many sleeping neighbours from the horrific Grenfell Tower fire . Residents said repairs, including the addition of some sort of cladding, had been made to the exterior of the block recently. "I've never seen a fire like that", he said. (more...)
Messaging startup Slack said to draw interest from Amazon Messaging startup Slack said to draw interest from Amazon
- June 15, 2017

Microsoft recently unveiled its own staff chat platform, Teams, which functions through its Office 365 package. But looking holistically at the company's enterprise businesses, a Slackquisition, which could cost as much as $9 billion, could make a lot of sense. (more...)
Full version launched in the Windows Store for Surface Laptops — Microsoft Office
- June 15, 2017

The Surface Pen ($99) is now a separate purchase, but the new model is much more responsive thanks to better pressure sensitivity and reduced latency. "Every detail on this product has been thought through". One of the prominent marketing images features the tablet in a beach scene, so we chose to do exactly what it suggested: we did a photo shoot on the beach, and retouched it on location. (more...)
Rain will turn to steamy hot the rest of Thursday Rain will turn to steamy hot the rest of Thursday
- June 15, 2017

Friday: Rain. High near 66. Saturday: Partly cloudy with clearing throughout the day, highs into the mid 70's. Sunday's highs should only reach the mid-80s. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. At night, expect partly cloudy skies with a low around 74. SundayMostly sunny, with a high near 84. (more...)
N. Korea says it freed US student over humanitarian reasons N. Korea says it freed US student over humanitarian reasons
- June 15, 2017

His father, Fred, says his son is "not in great shape" after being "brutalized". The state-run Korean Central News Agency said Otto Warmbier had been serving hard labour but didn't comment on his medical condition or how the country negotiated his release with the United States. (more...)
How to Sign Up for iOS 11 Public Beta How to Sign Up for iOS 11 Public Beta
- June 15, 2017

There wasn't much news about other Apple platforms other than mention of HomeKit working with the new HomePod . The update to iOS 10.3 included a tool to detect apps that can not run in 64-bit mode. This requirement didn't, however, extend to apps already on the App Store . If you're reading about this for the first time, this may come as a surprise to you but Apple has been warning about this switch for a while. (more...)
India, Pakistan's joining SCO to strengthen counteraction to terrorism India, Pakistan's joining SCO to strengthen counteraction to terrorism
- June 15, 2017

Beijing is building a $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which links Kashgar with Gwadar port in Balochistan. "India stands ready to contribute to further enhancing the stature and influence of the SCO", he said. The SCO emerged from Shanghai Five (China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan) which was founded in 1996 after demarcation of China's borders with the four newly independent States that appeared after collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. (more...)
Twitter just changed nearly every part of its iOS app Twitter just changed nearly every part of its iOS app
- June 15, 2017

The new look has been created with the idea of making Twitter feel lighter, faster, and easier to use. Previously, the Twitter app opened links in its own browser, which meant you would have to enter your usernames and passwords for any paywalled site ( ahem, Wall Street Journal ) that you visited via a Twitter link. (more...)