Sci-tech

by | May 20, 2017 | 12:51

The United States said the missile landed close to Russian territory, but Moscow later said it fell in the ocean about 500 kilometres (310 miles) away and posed no threat. "I think it is possible". Admiral Harry Harris, who heads the Pacific Command, spoke during a visit to Japan after the DPRK' latest ballistic missile test raised further alarm over the pace of its weapons development.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:37

Soini made clear Finland intends to keep the focus on climate change, saying it is the driving force behind unprecedented changes in the Arctic region, with the melting of sea ice and the thawing of the Arctic permafrost. Those concerns have increased amid new tensions between Russian Federation and the United States. The United States officially ended its chairmanship over the Arctic Council - a body of eight arctic nations - with US Secretary of State handing the presidency to Finland.

by | May 20, 2017 | 12:08

Multiple leaks were posted , including one on April 14 of this year that contained an exploit (flawed computer code that can be used to craft cyberweapons) called EternalBlue . Europol said Saturday that the attack was of an "unprecedented level and requires global investigation". In the US, FedEx along with other companies felt the brunt of it.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:49

The new API will soon be used in Google Assistant , allowing you to quickly send money to your contacts with simple voice commands (skip to about 14 minutes in the above video for a demo). Google I/O 2017 saw several announcements at the Google Keynote. The new version of the operating system will offer many new features, such as picture-in-picture multitasking, and new iOS-like badge notifications.

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:45

Many criticized this move from Fox, especially considering the fact that Gretchen Carlson , one of the women who accused Ailes of harassment, only received $20 million as settlement from the network. "In theory those lines should always be separate - and it's worth debating - but in today's fast-paced world and short-attention spans, we don't get as many people interested in the news and journalism".

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:50

The ransomware is widely believed to be based on an alleged NSA hacking tool leaked by the group Shadow Brokers earlier this year. The ransomware was temporarily blocked after its onslaught on Friday, but reports from several countries showed that the first series of attacks could be a start of more unsafe cyber intrusions.

by | May 20, 2017 | 07:49

China implemented GST in 1994 while Russian Federation did it in 1991. The companies said they will pass on the additional tax burden to consumers which may lead to a temporary impact on demand. "Tax rate under GST will not go up for any of the commodities". "On many commodities there would be reduction because of the cascading effect, but we are banking on the hope that because of a better tax system and less evasion there would be tax buoyancy", he said.

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:20

Although Kroenke did not immediately dismiss the idea, he has indicated he is not interested in selling his stake to Usmanov or anyone else, the FT said. Arsenal's management structure may now be one falling into turmoil, with future of Arsene Wenger remaining uncertain and whether Ivan Gazidis is going to stick with the Gunners next season.

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:04

A month ago the features of the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 were filtered by the portal Slashleaks allowing us to get an idea about the strengths of this Chinese company's new phablet. The device will run on MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Now, a separate rumor suggested that a 12-megapixel camera setup on the back will pack in a Sony's IMX378 sensor, and that the phone will cost between 1,499 Yuan ($217) and 1,699 Yuan ($246), once it arrives.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:56

Gylfi Sigurdsson will be better off at Swansea if he is to have a repeat of his experience at Tottenham, warns Paul Clement . Pochettino is thought to believe Sigurdsson could be a better and cheaper alternative to signing long-term target Ross Barkley from Everton.

by | May 20, 2017 | 05:56

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will be seeing more than software announcements as reports have surfaced that new MacBooks will be revealed at the event. It has been nearly seven years since Apple last redesigned the MacBook Air. Although the model faced a lot of criticism when it was first launched, with users disappointed about several decisions Apple took - including removal of Thunderbolt 3 ports, the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar seems to be doing well in the market.

by | May 20, 2017 | 06:03

House Republican Justin Amash of MI says it could be grounds for impeachment if President Donald Trump urged FBI Director James Comey to end a probe of former adviser Michael Flynn. "But I think we're in impeachment territory now for the first time ". Ryan raised questions about Comey's account of that meeting. "The President must be impeached", Green said.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:36

Both Google and Amazon have already had their AI assistants integrated into some home appliances, including fridges. I've started using Google Assistant exclusively for creating shopping lists and have started creating shortcuts for the activities I do most.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:57

Computer giant Microsoft said the attack, which has affected hundreds of thousands of computers, should serve as a wake-up call. Just like humans with infectious diseases, infected devices can spread their "viruses" to other devices. In fact, the real reason hackers and criminals attack Windows is that it's the most popular desktop operating system in the world. Microsoft released a patch for the flaw in March after hackers stole the exploit from the NSA.

by | May 19, 2017 | 22:13

The clash happened as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan returned to the embassy after meeting with President Donald Trump earlier Tuesday. Nine people were hurt and two people were arrested during the incident on Tuesday, and a D.C. The statement said that the USA communicated its concerns to the Turkish government "in the strongest possible terms". "There is no excuse for this kind of thuggish behavior".

by | May 19, 2017 | 23:09

However, he said that so far "remarkably" few payments had been made by victims of the attack . "The latest count is over 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries". Cyber Security Minister Dan Tehan said on Monday that just three businesses had been hit by the bug, despite worries of widespread infection. Microsoft released a security update in March to protect against WannaCrypt but Windows XP was excluded from the patch.

by | May 19, 2017 | 21:51

The researchers said they'll continue to examine core records stretching back in time over thousands of years. As reported by the leader of the study paleoclimatologist Dr. A bank of moss on the appropriately named Green Island in the Antarctic. Antarctica is getting greener as a result of climate change, scientists said Thursday.

by | May 19, 2017 | 21:00

That said, it still looks a lot like Destiny 1 just got a major update , rather than a brand new game. But given how many games have botched PC launches of late, it's probably best that Bungie works closely with Activision and the Battle.net team to ensure the PC release goes smoothly.

by | May 19, 2017 | 19:28

Saudi Arabia is not concerned about sharing intelligence with the United States, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday. He said Arab-Islamic-American Summit will be attended by 37 leaders and it will focus on combating terrorism, trade, investment, youth and technology, Jubeir said.

by | May 19, 2017 | 18:54

After showing off three new maps that are part of the event next week, Blizzard also teased some new skins, emotes, and voice lines across separate regional Overwatch social accounts. According to Blizzard, on the Free Weekend, the full roster of game's maps will be available for players. We felt like, for our first year, it was really important not to do that stuff.

by | May 19, 2017 | 18:17

The most recent ransomware attack occurred this past Friday and continues into this week. Trustlook, a next-generation cybersecurity company, has released a free scanner and vaccine toolkit to help protect Windows computers that are either vulnerable to, or have been infected with, the risky strain of ransomware known as WannaCry.

by | May 19, 2017 | 18:45

Brian Lord, managing director of cyber and technology at cyber security firm PGI, said victims had told him "the customer service provided by the criminals is second-to-none", with helpful advice on how to pay: "One customer said they actually forgot they were being robbed".

by | May 19, 2017 | 18:38

Ambulances have been called more than 100 times during the past three years for workers experiencing a host of ailments, including fainting spells and seizures, according to incident reports The Guardian obtained. "Everything is go, go, go, rush, rush, rush". Last year, an exasperated CEO Musk invited reporters to "do the math" on the safety record of the company's Autopilot system, which includes limited self-driving capability, following the fatal crash of a Model S with Autopilot engaged.

by | May 19, 2017 | 18:44

China and all 10 members of Asean had been hoping to agree this year on the framework, 15 years after committing to draft it. The Spratlys, which lie in one of the world's most significant maritime trade routes, are claimed by neighboring South China Sea countries Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam and Taiwan.

by | May 19, 2017 | 17:19

He still faces charges of being "part of a criminal organisation" - a wide network of individuals, who are alleged to have fixed football matches - stemming from a separate investigation in Greece. Marinakis has also "guaranteed" manager Mark Warburton , who was appointed in March, will be with the club "for a number of years". "We have a long-term plan and within this long-term plan we want to bring Nottingham to where it belongs", he said.

by | May 19, 2017 | 17:00

To know the whole Nintendo Direct video, you can watch the video at ARMS direct. The new fighting game with for Nintendo Switch has more similar with Street Fighter than it does Punch-Out. There's also a " Global Testpunch " demo coming at the end of May. The basic Fight mode lets you fight against one player, with bombs or healing items dropping on the arena.

by | May 19, 2017 | 16:26

Over the weekend, North Korean officials said they're open to talks under the right circumstances, but USA officials say that missile launches like this one shatter the prospect of dialogue at least any time soon. Kim witnessed the test and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research, saying that they worked hard to achieve a great thing", KCNA said. North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 17:30

Alexandria residents will be among the thousands of area commuters cycling to work and participating in special events around the city and throughout the region. Some also provided free bike repairs, tune-ups and breakfast. The National Household Travel Survey reported that the number of bicycle trips made in the United States more than doubled from 1.7 billion in 2001 to 4 billion in 2009, and the numbers are still climbing.

by | May 19, 2017 | 16:38

While the solution sounds promising, widespread infrastructure changes would be required to make Dynamic Wireless Charging a reality, with specialised equipment required to be embedded in the road surfaces where the system would be available.

by | May 19, 2017 | 16:15

Based on the wording of the latest report, we can nearly be certain the glucose tracker won't be baked directly into the Apple Watch whenever it materializes, and also safely assume it's not part of an interchangeable band setup either. If you had trouble believing the Apple Watch is genuinely close to non-invasively monitoring its wearer's blood sugar the first and second time we heard speculation on the matter recently, maybe third time will be the charm.

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:20

Following the flurry of reports of the attack, the chief of global and legal affairs at Iran's Cyber Police warned that the "ransomware", which has affected countless computer systems worldwide, has done the same to some systems inside the country.

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:00

It follows the Skoda's new SUV dynamic design language with numerous crystalline elements like we have seen on the Skoda Kodiaq. With the performance orientated (and very similar-looking) SEAT Ateca Cupra on the horizon, it is also not out of the question to think Skoda will be giving its Karoq the vRS treatment, further confirmed by the knowledge that Skoda has been considering a vRS variant of the larger Kodiaq.

by | May 19, 2017 | 15:29

The pinned chats feature was previously spotted in testing earlier this month in WhatsApp beta, but it is now available for all WhatsApp users on Android. Once you select, the concerned chat will move down to its regular place in the list of chats. Similarly, to unpin a chat, tap and hold and you will find the unpin option pop up at the top.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:58

The device features a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080p) display and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750T SoC clocked at the speed of 1.5GHz. Just like its name suggests, the OPPO A77 is meant to be a direct successor to the OPPO A57 that was released in select markets in late 2016.

by | May 19, 2017 | 14:18

In fact, as of now, only one Google Tango ready phone exists - the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro which is nearly a year old - having been released back in August 2016. The handset is notably the first in the world to support both Google's Tango AR and Daydream VR technologies. The company's United States listing for the smartphone presents both as an option, so perhaps it'll sell unlocked variants of the phone which boast of 8GB of RAM.