Sci-tech

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:12

The test Saturday was conducted from a static launch stand, not a mobile launcher, the defense official said . The White House has mooted talks with North Korea under the right conditions, which would include a halt to missile tests. What has North Korea been saying? Earlier on Monday, North Korea's KCNA state news agency said the test of a "newly developed mid/long-range strategic ballistic rocket, Hwasong-12" had gone to plan.

by | May 16, 2017 | 15:20

According to the report , the new model will not have 4mm bezels around the display. As it stands the iPhone 7's earpiece can also double up as a secondary speaker for the handset thus offering up stereo sound, so presumably the enhancement will focus on that too.

by | May 16, 2017 | 15:00

While Chhabra and Ritu died on the spot, Rajat later succumbed to injuries. The seven students, in the age group of 18-22, had started from Rajat's Punjabi Bagh house in his Honda City auto. them to AIIMS trauma centre. Aashiq, an eyewitness, said, "I heard a crash sound and the next moment I saw a vehicle lying upside down near the railway tracks".

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:40

The pictures featured a long nose-coned projectile that appeared to be similar to missiles displayed during an April 15 military parade for the birth anniversary of state founder Kim Il Sung, the current leader's grandfather. The adoption of the statement comes on the eve of an emergency, closed-door meeting of the Security Council scheduled for Tuesday. British U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft also called the test a threat to global peace and security and said "the United Kingdom favors ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:48

Preparations clearly didn't run to getting a piano tuner in, though *winces*. When reporters asked Putin which song he would play when he meets with President Donald Trump, Putin said they "need to meet first, talk and then choose the tune to match".

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:10

The suit, filed in the Northern District of Texas ( via GameInformer ), alleges that Samsung "has used, and continues to utilize, ZeniMax's VR technology (or derivatives thereof) that was misappropriated by Oculus (now owned by Facebook) in its Samsung Gear VR which continues to be 'powered by Oculus '".

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:41

In the reverse fixture , a superb bowling display saw Pune defend 160 in a match where Mumbai looked to be in control for the most part. "I don't like to see that, I'd like to think that wouldn't happen with Australian players ever", the former Mumbai Indians coach told cricket.com.au.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:46

Lighthizer says Trump is bound for greatness because he will reverse risky, long-term trends in trade that have hurt American workers. Soon after, Trump said it was his intention to quickly file a 90-day notice with Congress to kickstart the NAFTA talks with Canada and Mexico, a requirement under US law.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:56

But the two conservative presidents who succeeded Kim and Roh abandoned the sunshine policy, instead promoting direct and multilateral sanctions to punish North Korea for its nuclear ambitions. The policy, thus, is supposed to promote an approach of brotherly love and humanitarian compassion. Moon of the Democratic Party was the clear front-runner in polls before the election and experts expected a swing from the previous conservative government.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:19

APJ Abdul Kalam. Sharook's project was funded by Space Kidz India , an organization dedicated to educating young people in science and technology and guiding them toward careers in the field. Indian teenager Rifath Sharook has designed the "world's lightest satellite" using a 3D printed carbon fiber reinforced polymer. While talking about his experience, Sharook added: "We designed it completely from scratch".

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:17

There were toy soldiers, dominos, toothbrushes and hundreds of hardhats of every shape, size and color. On Henderson Island's beach, "the density of debris was the highest recorded anywhere in the world", according to new research in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:52

There were 213,000 infected machines in 112 countries on Monday morning (local time), according to Czech security firm Avast, making it one of the largest coordinated attacks to hit computers across the world. Microsoft said that the exploit code used by WannaCry is created to work only against unpatched Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, or even earlier systems such as Windows XP.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:23

Still, in 2015, Indian authorities censored a 2015 BBC documentary discussing the gang rape, India's Daughter citing "an worldwide conspiracy to defame" the country. The victim's mother said that the accused have been pressurizing the woman for marriage for the past one year. Stray dogs had bitten off the face and lower portion of her body.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:17

Dubbed WannaCry or WannaCrypt, the monstrous ransomware hack hit hospitals, schools, government agencies, and other organizations around the globe, Friday, May 12 - locking them out of their own systems and demanding ransom to be paid in Bitcoin.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:08

Sunday's launch is the first since Moon Jae-in, a liberal who is promoting engagement with North Korea, took office as South Korea's new president Wednesday. Schilling, the aerospace engineer, said that the latest launch demonstrated only what might be able to reliably strike the USA military base on Guam.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:10

The numbers are going up; I am anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn (on) their machines on Monday morning". Lieu, who noted on his Web site that he is "one of only four computer science majors serving in Congress", supports changing the vulnerabilities equities process (VEP) to ensure greater transparency in how the federal government notifies software companies about bugs it identifies.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:43

He'd later add that Jeter is likely the greatest Yankee player of all-time. "You deserve this day". Jeter asked rhetorically after the ceremony. “Having five people from that group is kind of hard to believe, ” Jeter said. There were players who were more important to you or your friends or fans of teams that were not the Yankees. That includes No. 8 retired to honor two different Hall of Fame Yankees catchers - Bill Dickey and Yogi Berra.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:28

Following India's arguments, Pakistan, in its submission before the UN's highest judicial body, said India's application on Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and subversive activities last month, was "unnecessary and misconceived" and must be dismissed.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:16

So far, not many people have paid the ransom demanded by the malware, Europol spokesman Jan Op Gen Oorth told The Associated Press . He said it was too early to say who was behind the onslaught and what their motivation was, aside from the obvious demand for money.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:06

Deepti Sharma produced a stunning 188-run knock, the second highest score in women's One-day global history, to set up India's massive 249-run win over Ireland in the quadrangular series at Potchefstroom . The stand bettered the 286 scored by Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya against England in 2006. Deepti is now behind top-scorer Australia's Belinda Clarke, who had cracked an unbeaten 229 against Denmark in 1997 at Mumbai.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:11

The same virus may have infiltrated systems in NI, but not yet been activated, said the PSNI. Some 52,000 computers and 2,350 servers have been updated with the most recent antivirus security software in an emergency IT blitz since news of the global cyber attack broke over the weekend.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:18

The CGV movie chain, South Korea's largest, said some 50 of its theater complexes had been attacked by the ransomware , but that films were still running as scheduled. How did hackers get this tool? A ransomeware cyberattack has affected 200,000 computers in 150 countries. But Bruce Schneier, chief technology officer for IBM Resilient Systems, has suggested that a state-sponsored actor, most likely Russian Federation, was probably responsible for the initial hack of the NSA.

by | May 16, 2017 | 02:47

Amazon listings point to Blizzard releasing two art books for its hit shooter Overwatch , as well as a collected, physical release of the game's comics. It's not clear exactly what sort of new information, if any, will be revealed in these books, but it's likely we'll see the ways in which Overwatch evolved out of Titan , Blizzard's online game that was scrapped after it floundered in development for several years.

by | May 16, 2017 | 03:18

On Tuesday, Beijing confirmed that official delegation from Pyongyang would also attend the summit. "The North Korean situation is a very, very risky one for South Korea, for Japan, frankly for China and for the rest of the world". The shady involvements of these powerful family-run multinationals in South Korea's politics were the key reason for former President Park Geun-hye's corruption scandal that left Asia's fourth biggest economy in turmoil for months, and a power vacuum following her ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 01:31

The said virus that affected more than 150 countries over the week, is said to have demanded $300 as payment to restore the user's access to his own computer. If you have not updated Windows in the past few months, Microsoft has suggested you immediately install and run Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-010.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:39

This latest move could further alienate Netflix down under and push more users towards Australian-based streaming services like Stan . According to Australian news outlets, Netflix conducted a weekend experiment down under to test how subscribers might react to such pricing hikes.

by | May 16, 2017 | 01:17

President Trump was the first foreign leader to call Moon Jae-in to congratulate him on becoming South Korean president. There's widespread opposition in South Korea to the THAAD deployment and loud protests from China, which also sees the system as a security threat.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:29

So who is Kylie Jenner then? Her affinity for lip fillers has always been a topic of conversation, and she's been known to make headlines whenever she decides to get a bit risqué on Instagram. "There's an image that I have to keep up with". Life Of Kylie is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions and Ryan Seacrest Productions. "So with Kylie, I'm going to be a viewer like everyone else".

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:01

These include the National Informatics Centre (NIC) for all central and state government systems; Reserve Bank of India, National Payments Corporation of India and Unique Identification Authority of India for protection of the digital payments ecosystem; the Department of Telecommunications to alert Internet service providers for security of the telecommunications network; and Data Security Council of India and Centre for Development of Advanced Computing to circulate advisories to their ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:09

Police said after a fight between the two women on Friday night, Stapleton got into the SUV, drove up onto the sidewalk and rammed Lewis into a tree near 114th and May streets Then, police said she backed up and running over Lewis' body at least two more times.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:13

Live video of the launch showed the first and second stages of the rocket separating about two and a half minutes into the flight. The 23-story tall rocket took off from its seaside launch pad at Kennedy Space Center at 7:15 a.m. However, the attempt to land back the Falcon 9 rocket is allowed to be filmed and photographed. SpaceX now holds two launch contracts with the Air Force.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:44

Microsoft did put out a patch two months ago for more recent systems, but not all users may have downloaded it. Microsoft on Sunday said a software vulnerability stolen from the U.S. The initial attack, known as " WannaCry ", paralyzed computers running Britain's hospital network, Germany's national railway and scores of other companies and government agencies around the world.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:32

Pope Francis on Saturday proclaimed two Portuguese shepherd children, Francisco and Jacinta Marto, to be saints at a mass in Fatima, Portugal, marking the centenary of their reported sightings of the Virgin Mary. "God will do everything so that we won't lose Him", Bacani added. Pope Francis waves to the crowd after the "Urbi et Orbi" blessing for Rome and the world from the central loggia of St Peters' basilica following the Easter Sunday mass on April 16, 2017 at St Peter's square in ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:32

The pope said he won't try to persuade Trump to his views: "I am not a proselytiser", the pope said. The 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church has a brief conversation with the journalists while travelling home Saturday from a trip to Portugal.

by | May 15, 2017 | 21:49

While Nintendo has traditionally developed games exclusively for its own products, the company's recent smartphone push reflects changing attitudes for its games. Super Mario Run is playable with one finger, for example, and Pokemon Go might be the first truly popular use of augmented reality technology. KitGuru Says: Releasing a Zelda smartphone game in 2017 seems like a smart move following the major success of Breath of the Wild .