Sci-tech

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:55

Trump has repeatedly questioned climate science, calling climate change a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese and vowing during his campaign to "cancel" the Paris agreement. "If we have the U.S. and Russian Federation that are not really sharing the view that it is happening or how much it is man-made, it is hard to proceed", he said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:21

At the same time Microsoft Graph collates business and user data - with their consent - to drive AI development. If you are looking for a cloud computing service, now might be a really good time to check out what Microsoft has available for you in the Azure service.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:06

Mokoena said that he was unable to recognise his niece in the picture provided by the mortuary. Hlabane said everyone is devastated and added that they are left with questions as to why Karabo had to go like this. Captain Mohlaume Mamabolo, spokesperson for the Sandringham Police Station said to the North Eastern Tribune, "The suspect has been arrested and he is charged with murder".

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:19

The state-run China Development Bank announced in 2015 it had set aside $890 billion for more than 900 "One Belt, One Road" projects across 60 countries in gas, minerals, power, telecoms, infrastructure and farming. To help its efforts at reviving the ancient Silk Road catch on with the younger crowd, China has begun appealing to foreign children with propagandistic bedtime stories and catchy sing-alongs.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:36

He has since launched a review of U.S. participation in the deal, but the White House revealed this week that no decision will be made until Trump returns from Europe on May 27. Rex Tillerson landed on Wednesday afternoon and immediately held a meeting with a congressional delegation as well as Arctic representatives from Alaska's indigenous people.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:49

The homegrown phone manufacturer has just launched the Canvas 2 (2017). "We expect Canvas 2 to yet again set a bench mark and revolutionize the overall smartphone adoption ". "Our partnership with Corning has also helped us make "Canvas 2". As per Micromax, they are aiming to sell more than a million units of the current Canvas 2 in India and other markets in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:21

Now the next step will simply be a more personalized emoji, that is, it will look more like you . In the end, the feature offers more than 563 quadrillion combinations. While reliant on their neural networks to create stickers, there's also a level of customisability with the new feature. In addition, the blog mentions that the researchers are dealing with the well-known issue of uncanny valley - a concept which makes an individual feel repulsive towards its nearly lookalike replica ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:55

Levandowski cited the explosive allegations that he downloaded thousands of proprietary files at the Alphabet Inc. unit before he left. The ride-hailing app, which an European Union official yesterday ruled was a transport company rather than a tech firm, has had a tumultuous year, having come under fire for workplace sexual harassment and using a secret technology to evade regulators among public missteps by boss Travis Kalanick.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:28

This would be Xi and Putin's first meeting this year. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is confident Malaysia will benefit from the implementation of the One Belt One Road initiative by China due to the country's strategic location. The ancient Silk Road connected China and Europe from around 100 B.C. "The whole Belt and Road idea is to open up, deepen integration between regions and China is driving this agenda".

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:14

Around 437 light years away lies the mysterious exoplanet HAT-P-26b - which is a bad name, but blessedly it's also known as "Warm Neptune". Based on the wavelengths absorbed by the exoplanet's atmospheres, research suggests the alien world, dubbed HAT-P-26b, is surrounded by a combination of hydrogen and helium.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:00

Evan Spiegel, Snap's secretive 26-year-old CEO, told analysts on a conference call that he thinks about user growth "through the lens of creativity". Unlike Twitter and Facebook , LinkedIn was also profitable, with net income of $4.5 million.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:11

In a San Francisco court hearing Tuesday, Breyer said he will issue a written approval on the agreement, which also calls for Volkswagen to contribute to federal trust funds created to boost environmental protections, by May 17. Under that deal, 3-Liter diesel owners will get up to $1,500 in compensation, while 2-liter owners will get $350. Volkswagen, the best-selling automaker worldwide in 2016, could be forced to pay up to $4.04 billion if regulators do not approve fixes for all 3.0 ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:18

In the short four months Trump has been president, his office has been rocked by high-profile resignations, failures to push policy through and the Russian Federation investigation. Chris Christie (R) and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) - are not under serious consideration, Politico reported Thursday, citing two USA government officials.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:08

However, that list should grow rapidly - today at its Build conference, its holding a training session, showing developers how to design, build, test and publish Skills using the Azure Bot Framework. Looking to the future, and merely speculating, HP could hypothetically make tiny touchscreen PCs running Windows and powered by Cortana . Users can easily ask the voice assistant Cortana to play music, check the traffic, set calendar schedules, listen to the latest news and events, control ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:02

Microsoft also detailed its Windows Cognitive Services, a set of 29 AI capabilities developers will be able to incorporate into Windows 10 apps, including gesture recognition, video indexing, live translation and search. Earlier, pictures of Project Neon were leaked which means that transparent effects could be returning to the Windows OS. The smart speaker will have a design like the Amazon Echo, 360-degree audio, and yes it will be powered by Cortana.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:57

It weighs about 2.5 pounds and comes in at 7.4 by 7.4 by 3.5 inches. Amazon's virtual assistant, Alexa, is getting a financial upgrade with a new skill from American Express. The Echo and Echo Dot lack screens and cameras, so calls will be limited to audio. Amazon Echo Show: What Is It? In a very short period, the company has attained huge success with the Echo gadgets.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:29

A large majority of comments then supported strong net neutrality regulations. The FCC declined to comment on whether it was aware of the comments or whether it has dealt with similar issues in the past. "I'm calling upon all of you - the internet, time wasters and troublemakers - to join me once more in just five to 10 minutes of minor efforts", John said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:45

The Samsung Battery Pack is only available in the United States at present, although we do expect it to arrive elsewhere soon enough. The Samsung Fast Charge Portable Battery Pack is ideally suited for the company's latest smartphones - Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:33

The folks over at TrueAchievements picked up on the new listing this morning, complete with box art and detailed information on what the GOTY edition will include. A Baby Winston Pet for adventures in World of Warcraft. More than 100 Anniversary goodies are waiting for you. "Anniversary Loot Boxes are available to purchase or earn in-game until June 5, 2017".

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:16

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a thousand times. The substance of Cellino's complaint against Barnes is unknown since numerous lawsuit documents were sealed by the court. Cellino; however, we reiterate that regardless of outcome, the firm will continue to do business in the many markets we serve ", it said on Wednesday.

by | May 12, 2017 | 05:23

This Harman Kardon Invoke with built-in Cortana can do a number of things like play music, set reminds, deliver the news, check traffic, and manage your activities, and calendar. Microsoft first introduced Cortana in 2013; it originally worked on Windows PCs and Windows Phone. Dave Rogers, Harman's senior vice president of consumer audio, said the Invoke will have superior audio quality, an area where the consumer electronics maker has expertise.

by | May 12, 2017 | 03:40

Google's documents reveal that the Magenta-based software is designed for state-of-the-art smartphones and devices that have sufficient RAM for open-ended computation. Even if Google has the most popular operating system in the world, the Android, it seems like the company is not satisfied. On top of the profile section are a group of cards named 'Story [Something]' which would be "a set of apps and/or modules that work together for the user to achieve a goal", as described by the Readme ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 03:17

The market experts are predicting a 50.69% rally, based on the high target price ($47) for Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. 41 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes. 15,300 are owned by Amer Natl Tx. Principal Fincl Group Inc holds 0.02% or 217,543 shares. Assetmark Inc has invested 0% in Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE:AIT).

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:54

In addition, players will also receive the Supply Drops that disappeared in their inventory due to the event timer. The update also changes the in-game Black Market system so that unopened Supply Drops are not lost. Ballistic Knife now properly registers headshots with the Kill Counter or Clan Tag attachments equipped. Zombies Chronicles releases on May 16, first on PlayStation 4.

by | May 12, 2017 | 03:18

Current ART regimens are superior to the first ones that were rolled out as they are better able to suppress HIV replication, are less toxic, and have fewer side-effects. ART, a cocktail of three or more drugs that block the virus from replicating and help fix the damaged immune system, need to be taken for life. His current employer has given him time off to tour the country and speak to students and school pupils about HIV prevention and treatment.

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:43

The trailer heading this article shows Payday VR in action running on the HTC Vive, though it isn't clear what other platforms might be supported. The bank robbery/heist oriented game has been a big hit, and we'll be seeing more of it in the future, as a third chapter is already in development. To make matters even better, the developers announced that this VR mode was not going to be a small experience.

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:42

The First Look Poster of Ajith with Sixpack has gone viral and created a curiosity among his fans. The eagerly awaited teaser of Thala Ajith Kumar's next movie Vivegam has finally been released and is everything fans have been waiting for.

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:27

Injected code could run with administrative privileges, so attackers could gain full control of the system, install spyware, steal or encrypt files, and so on. At the time, Ormandy only said the vulnerability was "the worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory" and that the issue was "wormable" and even a default installation could be exploited.

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:54

Windows 10 is now running on a half-billion devices almost two years after its release, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella disclosed Wednesday during the software maker's annual conference for applications programmers. Microsoft tried to piggyback on the trend by expanding into smartphones, but those attempts have mostly flopped. The Redmond-based software giant revealed the milestone at its annual Build developer conference .

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:24

Olaf officials in late April and prompted hundreds of students to boycott classes in protest on May 1. "We've confirmed that the note was not a genuine threat", Anderson wrote. "I've definitely been a lot more aware of my surroundings everywhere I go", Wells said. The student quickly posted a picture of the note on social media saying , "I knew I had to share it because it was another incident; it's the third incident this week".

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:30

Xiaomi is also letting interested consumers pre-book phones online for a token of Rs 1000, and they can then pick these phones from the Mi Home store. Xiaomi had announced the earlier week that they will be launching a brand new smartphone soon in India, which is so far expected to be the Xiaomi Redmi 4, which was globally announced in two different variants back in November 2016 in China.

by | May 03, 2017 | 22:25

Cook says she and her photographer boyfriend were aware of the significance of Taranaki and "wanted to embrace the mountain in the purest form we could", per Maori Television . The couple were visiting Taranaki and chose to climb the mountain on an impulse, she said. I wonder if we can forgive her. "Absolutely I am offended by this, we can't make them not do it, but we can moan about it!" She says it was chilly up there but nothing too drastic.

by | March 26, 2017 | 18:43

The golden shiny Magikarp is a hard find. We'll know more about the rarity of shiny Pokemon after this week's water festival ends and after more shiny Pokemon are released into the game. Not long after, it was confirmed that shiny Magikarp did in fact evolve into shiny Gyarados , as well. That's the million dollar question. Shiny Pokedex Buttons have also been added and while many fans may not have noticed yet, alongside the new Pokedex gender buttons are new Pokemon variant ...

by | September 05, 2016 | 23:24

It has been speculated that Microsoft will not release any of its hardware within the year as, allegedly, the company is still waiting for the arrival of the Intel Kaby Lake processor, which will be packed by some of its upcoming releases, such as the Surface Book 2, the Surface Pro 5, and the Surface Phone.

by | August 31, 2016 | 22:36

Apple will unveil two new iPhones that feature minor design changes, more powerful guts and, according to recent rumors , a solution to one of Apple fans' biggest problems with their current iPhones . Except, it is highly expected according to reports that the new iPhone will have a redesigned "Home" button. On the other hand, iPhone 7 Plus will be available at 6,088 yuan (approx Rs 61,200), 6,888 yuan (approx Rs 69,200), and 7,888 yuan (approx Rs 79,300) respectively.