Sci-tech

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:19

Police cars, bomb-disposal units and 60 ambulances raced to the scene as the scale of the carnage became clear. Police said the explosion is being judged a terrorist attack unless new information proves otherwise. They can't rule out if there are other people out there. But whether Salman Abedi acted alone or with accomplices remained a question that British investigators were urgently trying to answer on Tuesday night as they reckoned with an attack more sophisticated and worrisome than ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:50

Trump's proposal is meant to begin the process of rebuilding military readiness eroded by almost 16 years of continuous war, and it would require the removal of defense spending caps instituted by the Budget Control Act of 2011. "The entire Trump budget is based on unrealistic growth estimates that have already been rejected by many leading economists", warned Senate Democrat Mark Warner.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:58

Security researchers and government agencies have advised businesses not to pay the ransom. Kaspersky said "further research can be crucial to connecting the dots". They have been interested in stealing large sums of money in the past and have used Bitcoin to collect ransoms, as WannaCry does, but they also tend to be more careful about collecting payments.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:14

Now, an auction that's just as singular. The Apollo 11 moon rock bag that was recently at the centre of a legal dispute is now set to go under the hammer in what could be a record-setting auction. However, the bag eventually appeared on a U.S. Marshals auction website. She bought the pouch - along with some other items, in a kind of space-memento grab bag - for $995 and sent it off to NASA for testing.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:59

Of course, if the iPhone 8 includes iris recognition that turns out to be as easy to hack I'll be eating some serious digital crow. Of course, this means that in theory, someone could steal your Galaxy S8 and trick the iris scanner in order to make online payments using apps like Samsung Pay .

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:12

Coats refused to comment on a news report that President Donald Trump asked him to publicly deny any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. But he did note that he considers Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, one of the officials to whom Trump reportedly made the request, to be "a very straightforward individual".

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:50

He is on a nine-day trip through the Middle East and Europe that ends on Saturday after visits to the Vatican, Brussels and Sicily. Trump is seeking to ease concerns that his policies won't be as beneficial to Israel as once believed.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:45

Fields has led Ford for just three years and wanted to turn the company into a mobility services group in the hope of containing the Silicon Valley offensive in the automobile industry. Until the announcement, Hackett was the newly appointed chairman of the auto maker's autonomous division that was formed in March 2016. The change in leadership appears to have renewed hope for investors in Ford , as the company's shares have risen by more than 2 percent since Friday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:57

Schumer said. "They've been favored by my friends across the aisle". Food stamp cuts would drive millions from the program, while a wave of Medicaid cuts could deny nursing home care to millions of elderly poor people. "We're going to measure compassion by how many people we can get off those programs", said Mulvaney, who added that there would be a work requirement for some Americans to continue receiving food stamps.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:29

President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia has heralded billions of dollars of deal announcements, including from those with White House ties. Trump declared that he would not call the attackers "monsters", a term he believes they would prefer, instead choosing "losers", a longtime favorite Trump insult and one he has directed at comedian Rosie O'Donnell, Cher and others.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:18

Trump's budget is scheduled to be officially released Tuesday, and Alleigh Marre, an HHS spokeswoman, declined to say if the version posted Monday was the final one. While the benefits and medical care for the retirees would be untouched as promised by Mr. Trump during the campaign, the healthcare support for the poor will see cuts.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:43

He dismissed as less desirable at least two of the 14 candidates under consideration by Trump, former Rep. Mike Rogers of MI and Sen. The report follows a whirlwind of events this week-beginning first with former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates' testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, spiking with Donald Trump's controversial decision (or Jeff Sessions' decision, or even Rosenstein's decision, depending on who you asked and when) to fire now-former FBI Director James ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:05

As always, Big G leaves the door open for "new partners" to come in down the line, and we're sure important regional banking names like Gazprom and Unicredit will eventually throw their weight behind the super-convenient, secure and ubiquitous service.

by | May 24, 2017 | 03:34

Anyone with an Xbox Live Gold membership can grab these games as they become available, so check out the list below, including the dates when you can get them. Regardless, I wouldn't consider next month's line-up of Games with Gold bad if Assassin's Creed III was the only questionable title. The two Xbox 360 games that will be free for the month of June are Assassin's Creed III and Dragon Age: Origins .

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:35

The handset is powered by 1 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor that comes along with 2GB of RAM as well as 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card which is the standard. A fingerprint sensor is included as well, embedded inside the physical home button on the front. The Meizu M5c is expected to hit the Australian market soon though there is no official word on pricing and the actual date of availability.

by | May 24, 2017 | 03:06

As you've undoubtedly heard, tragedy recently struck Manchester, England, when a terrorist detonated an improvised bomb at an Ariana Grande concert , killing 22 people and injuring 59 others. Confirmed also is the PlayStation 4 Pro support (improvements only intended for the resolution, the framerate and graphics settings will be identical to the standard version of PS4), and the SLI and Crossfire configurations on PC.

by | May 24, 2017 | 03:13

Google already monitors your online shopping - but now it's also keeping an eye on what you're buying in physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising. Google points out that its third-party partnerships capture almost 70% of all credit and debit card transactions here in the United States. Most of these new analytics draw upon Google's inroads in "machine learning" - a way of "training" computers to behave more like humans - to interpret the data.

by | May 24, 2017 | 03:48

An worldwide research team led by a University of Washington astronomer has worked out the intricate dance of seven planets circling an ultracool dwarf star known as TRAPPIST-1, nailing down the coordinates of the outermost world in the process.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:13

The boy's mother and grandmother also were inside the house when the shooting happened about 8:15 p.m. Sunday. The scene outside the home of Dequante Hobbs Jr. "If this doesn't wake anybody up, then I don't know what will", the police lieutenant added. "These kids should have an expectation that they can sit safely in their own home without being killed by random gunfire".

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:06

It also increased its holding in Heartland Financial Usa Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) by 253,539 shares in the quarter, for a total of 278,969 shares, and has risen its stake in Vista Outdoor Inc. If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up.

by | May 24, 2017 | 02:06

State Street Corp raised its stake in Valero Energy by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. In contrast, the average volume was 4.34 million shares. Valero Energy's revenue for the quarter was up 38.6% on a year-over-year basis. Guggenheim Limited Co reported 21,509 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Stifel Fincl Corporation holds 0% or 14,533 shares in its portfolio. Cetera Advisor Ntwk Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% or 9,863 shares.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:43

We had boots on the ground to play through the first campaign mission, get our power-armored butts kicked in PvP, and run the same strike over and over on the PC build. So not only are some of our favorite subclasses nixed, the ones that still are in-Striker, Gunslinger , etc- are dramatically changed with a squashed up selection of passives.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:28

Rep. Adam Schiff, a California Democrat, said on CNN's "State of the Union" that Trump had the "right message" on working with Muslim nations to fight terrorism, but decried what he saw as an attempt to "de-emphasize" human rights and the promotion of democracy overseas.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:49

Schäuble said. "We know strengthening the monetary union is of great importance", he said, adding that Germany and France had a special leadership role in the 19-member euro zone. Mindful that any election outcome in France would not only affect Europe's second biggest economy, but also have a profound impact on the European Union itself, Merkel and her government have pledged their support to help Macron succeed.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:14

He landed an MGM studio contract but only had supporting roles during the 1950s. Some believed he would find it impossible to escape the image of The Saint but he returned to television in 1972 in the highly successful series The Persuaders in partnership with Tony Curtis.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:17

Bollywood celebrities flooded social media with condolences and heartfelt messages following the devastating news of 22 dead and at least 59 injured, including children, at Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom where Ariana Grande performed a concert on Monday evening.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:12

Macron has pledged to narrow the French budget deficit, lower business taxes and kick-start economic growth after a "Lost Decade" when the national debt ballooned and unemployment grew. During the election campaign, Macron was the only among leading candidates who did not admire Putin, but assured that he would build relations with him, balancing between dialogue and firmness.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:35

The vast majority of systems affected by the WannaCry ransomware were running Windows 7 , according to data published by Kaspersky. Developers Benjamin Delpy and Matt Suiche have extended Adrien Guinet's key recovery method to work on all Windows releases, giving those affected by the WannaCry ransomware a chance at restoring their lost files.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:25

In 2016-17, the industry added 170,000 new jobs", the release said. Regarding the concerns around H1B visa and employment of Indian IT professionals in the U.S. Pointing out that the software industry may have to change its business model, the Minister said there was a change in trend in the IT sector and jobs were being created out the software industry in sectors such as e-commerce, fintech, start-ups, data analytics and cyber security.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:10

The United Nations Security Council says it will increase pressure on all countries to tighten anti-Pyongyang sanctions over North Korea's missile tests . An unidentified flying object from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) crossed an eastern border with South Korea Tuesday afternoon, Seoul's military said.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:37

Kislyak. Reports of a memo said to have been written by Comey details the former FBI director's discomfort during a meeting with the president in which he asked Comey to "let it go" in regards to the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:17

According to Indian media, Sheikh Nabi Ahmed resides in Jogeshwari (East) with his family. Pakistan had claimed on Sunday that Nabi was arrested for "overstaying". When contacted, Mumbai police spokesperson Rashmi Karandikar said, "It is the matter of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)". Later a case was registered against him for illegal entry and stay in Pakistan under Section 14 of Foreigners Act 1946 and sent to jail on judicial remand for 14 days.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:41

The South African bond market was a lot stronger in late trade on Tuesday, with the yield on the benchmark R186 bond back to levels last seen on March 30, when President Jacob Zuma fired Pravin Gordhan in a sweeping Cabinet reshuffle that courted controversy.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:59

The phone will be equipped with the much touted S Pen of Samsung to give the users a leisure experience over the phone. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active won't be released in Netherlands and very unlikely in any country in Europe. The fingerprint scanner on most smartphones can also be hacked. . To carry out the hack, one would need access to a users phone and have a picture of them where they could zoom into the owner's eye at a certain resolution.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:32

On average, equities research analysts expect that NVIDIA will post $3.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Friday, November 6 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, August 7. The stock of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, April 18 by Credit Suisse.