• Advocates to call for action following federal climate change report
Advocates to call for action following federal climate change report

Winter sea ice locking in Nome for the winter. It comes as a federal climate change report said it's "extremely likely" that much of the recent rise in temperature is because of human influence. In 2015, well before taking office, Trump said he was not a believer in made-made global warming . One-third of the sea level rise since 1880 has occu...

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  • DeepMind and Blizzard open StarCraft II as an AI research environment
DeepMind and Blizzard open StarCraft II as an AI research environment

StarCraft and its sequel are prime stomping ground for AI due to several reasons; the gameplay is a multi-faceted, drawn-out affair, and requires long-term goal-setting and decision-making in order to truly succeed, as well as good memory, since only part of the map is visible at any given time.

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  • Your Guide to Watching the Upcoming Solar Eclipse
Your Guide to Watching the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Brookhaven's emergency Management Coordinator advises taking adequate precautions when viewing the near total eclipse. The path of the eclipse started in the Northwest, beginning in Washington and traveling east to North Dakota before moving into Canada.

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  • Boycott threatened if Kaepernick isn't signed to a team
Boycott threatened if Kaepernick isn't signed to a team

The original petition by Unstripped Voice stated that once it reached 100,000 signatures, it would be delivered to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and every NFL team owner. He parted ways with the 49ers in March and hasn't been signed by another team. Kaepernick received media attention last season for kneeling during the National Anthem at NFL ...

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  • Key 103's Gemma Atkinson lined-up for Strictly
Key 103's Gemma Atkinson lined-up for Strictly

Davood's spot on the show was announced by the BBC in a tweet on Tuesday which read: 'Swapping Walford for the Waltz, @bbceastenders @DavoodGhadami steps into #Strictly 2017! 'I have dreamt about doing Strictly for so long, I can't quite believe my dream has come true! "I did disco dancing from the age of nine to ten but that was kind of cartwh...

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  • Climate report: Earth hotter, seas higher
Climate report: Earth hotter, seas higher

The temperature record had been reported in the beginning of the year by the United States and numerous other counterpart agencies around the world. The Earth set a series of dire records in 2016, including hottest year in modern times , highest sea level and most heat-trapping gases ever emitted, a global climate report said on Thursday.

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  • Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Given
Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Given "Outperform" Rating at Robert W. Baird

White Elm Lc reported 1.11% stake. The PE ratio of 41.64 helps investors explore how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. (NASDAQ:ATVI). As per Friday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by UBS. BMO Capital began coverage with a rating of "Market Perform". The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 5 by Jeff...

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  • 'Overwatch' Deathmatch: Two new Arcade modes released on PTR
'Overwatch' Deathmatch: Two new Arcade modes released on PTR

Two brand new game modes are coming to Overwatch's Arcade mode, and they're about as classic as you can imagine-Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch . Blizzard is giving deathmatch a chance in Overwatch . Kaplan also explained some of the maps have been modified to accommodate the two game modes, and a new map was made exclusively for Deathmatch...

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  • Discovery Of Ancient Skull Sheds Light On Ape Ancestry
Discovery Of Ancient Skull Sheds Light On Ape Ancestry

The discovery in Kenya of a remarkably complete fossil ape skull reveals what the common ancestor of all living apes and humans may have looked like. The research appears in the journal Nature . The name Alesi derives from "ales", meaning "ancestor" in the local Turkana language. "Until now, all Nyanzapithecus species were only known from ...

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  • New Apple Inc. iPhone 8 Launch Details Emerge
New Apple Inc. iPhone 8 Launch Details Emerge

Kuo seems to believe that since Apple has made a decision to use an OLED display for the new device, this will trigger a supply deficit during its launching. As per previous leaks, the iPhone 8 has a rear-mounted dual-camera sensor array aligned vertically, with an LED flash module in the middle. But following this, the flagship iPhone 8 , w...

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  • Uber's Graves Stepping Down From Leadership Role
Uber's Graves Stepping Down From Leadership Role

Graves replied on Twitter with his e-mail address and became Uber's first employee. Graves will not be going to another company, according to sources familiar with the matter. The company has been rocked by a number of controversies this year, including allegations that Uber's leadership was indifferent to sexual harassment complaints filed by fe...

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  • Infiniti to debut retro prototype at Pebble Beach
Infiniti to debut retro prototype at Pebble Beach

Mercedes has officially teased a new concept vehicle days after a tip off from the firm's design boss Gordon Wagener, who hinted that we'd see a new design concept "pretty soon". Further developing that appetite is the mention of the advanced EV technology that will feature in the vehicle. The teaser video released by Mercedes hints at the sty...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8's dual camera confirmed in leaked pic
Samsung Galaxy Note 8's dual camera confirmed in leaked pic

A Weibo leak suggests that the phone will be sold in 8 color choices, as depicted above. Galaxy Note 8 will hit stores on the September 15, ETNews says. Based on the latest leaked Galaxy Note 8 images, the phone will retain the off-center, back-of-device fingerprint sensor and dual cameras that first appeared on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 ...

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  • Fired Engineer: Google Smeared, 'Shamed Me'
Fired Engineer: Google Smeared, 'Shamed Me'

In an effort to retain the public face of "diversity", Google just fired a guy for daring to say women just might be made differently than men, thus explaining so-called gender gaps in tech employment. Damore cites a Fortune column from the head of Google's YouTube , Susan Wojcicki , as one example. The Twitter hashtag #JamesDamore wa...

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  • Perseid meteor shower visible on Saturday night
Perseid meteor shower visible on Saturday night

But the best of all was the Leonid shower of 1833.can you image 100 thousand meteors per hour.that's 20 to 30 every second flashing across the sky one night, November 12th. Got that sleeping bag ready? Given the sheer scale of the show taking place overhead, stargazers will likely have pains in their necks by the end of the annual Perseids meteor...

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  • Trailer of Sanjay Dutt's 'Bhoomi' out and it looks gripping!
Trailer of Sanjay Dutt's 'Bhoomi' out and it looks gripping!

It is evident from the poster that the movie is going to be about a father and daughter. The Omung Kumar directorial leaves no stone unturned to play with the elements of thrill for this father-daughter tragedy story. Shekhar Suman will also be seen playing Sanjay's friend. Even though the film is expected to be full of action, there are some...

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  • WhatsApp beta for Android 2.17.295: what's new?
WhatsApp beta for Android 2.17.295: what's new?

WhatsApp is working on a payment feature in the app and now a WaBetaInfo tweet hints that the feature may not be too far from the reality. The feature " Whatsapp Payments: the immediate bank-to-bank transfer with UPI" will be available in the new version "2.17.295" through the Google Play Beta Programme.

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  • TRAI Angry over Apple's Slow review of government's Do Not Disturb' app
TRAI Angry over Apple's Slow review of government's Do Not Disturb' app

The authority has suo-motu chose to come out with the consultation paper as it felt it was necessary to frame some guidelines regarding data protection and sharing of data with third party players. In particular, what are the new capabilities that must be granted to consumers over the use of their personal data? Sharma argued with Apple Spoke...

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  • Researchers Have Discovered Two Potentially Habitable Planets 12 Light Years Away
Researchers Have Discovered Two Potentially Habitable Planets 12 Light Years Away

The gravitational tug of nearby planets causes the parent star to wobble around the shared center of mass, and the resulting doppler shift in the starlight can be measured. Space.com noted that a large debris disk much like our own Kuiper Belt surrounds Tau Ceti, which in the absence of a large Jupiter-like planet to absorb projectiles, may be cons...

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  • LG says the V30 will have its best low-light camera ever
LG says the V30 will have its best low-light camera ever

However, apart from this, not much is known about the upcoming smartphone . LG tends to announce the components for its next flagship in the weeks leading up to announcing the phone itself, and the V30 is no exception. "LG boasts an unrivaled heritage in smartphone photography and our decision to adopt glass in the V30 camera is specifically...

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  • Facebook introduces new video service
Facebook introduces new video service

The world's largest social network added a video tab past year, and it has been dropping hints for months that it wanted to become a source of original and well-produced videos, rather than just shows made by users. Some of the programming Facebook plans to present includes Nas Daily , in which the rapper makes videos with his fans; Gabby Bernste...

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  • Times Scientists Named New Species/Fossils After Musicians
Times Scientists Named New Species/Fossils After Musicians

He died aged 70 in 2015. It was already a given that Lemmy Kilmister was going to live on in the hearts of metal fans forever, but now his name will live on in a field outside of music as the legendary Motörhead frontman has had a prehistoric crocodile named after him in his home country of England.

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  • Mobile Revvl now official with 5.5-inch HD display
Mobile Revvl now official with 5.5-inch HD display

The Revvl features a 5 MP selfie camera above the 5.5-inch, HD-resolution display, as well as a fingerprint sensor and 13 MP camera around back. It costs $125 up front or $5 a month for 18 months, and you're not likely to find a comparable Android phone for less.

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  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Shares Bought by Clarkston Capital Partners LLC
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Shares Bought by Clarkston Capital Partners LLC

The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 5 by Jefferies. The rating was initiated by Oppenheimer with "Perform" on Tuesday, April 11. The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Stephens. The stock has "Buy" rating by Buckingham Research on Wednesday, August 26. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of SYF in report on...

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  • Essential Phone launch date to be revealed next week
Essential Phone launch date to be revealed next week

There's no exact date to circle on the calendar quite yet, but if you've been waiting for a firm launch date for the Essential Phone , it sounds like next week is our best bet. Andy Rubin and his company clearly want to disrupt the duopolistic U.S. smartphone market, which is now dominated by two companies: Apple and Samsung.

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  • Ace Attorney Announced for Nintendo 3DS — Apollo Justice
Ace Attorney Announced for Nintendo 3DS — Apollo Justice

Personal dreams aside, you can give a look at the game's new visuals with the screenshots in the gallery below, displayed alongside the key art and cast of the game. Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney features events that take place before the timeline of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Trials and Tribulations. One of the most exciting updates to Ap...

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  • Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment
Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

The Cognitive Solutions segment delivers a spectrum of capabilities, from descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics to cognitive systems. Its stake was worth $550,271,000 a decrease of 7.0% according to the filing. We have $19.02 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:ETE worth $1.52 billion more. Commonwealth Equity Services holds 0.03% or 2...

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  • Facebook shuts down Snapchat-like app Lifestage and Groups app
Facebook shuts down Snapchat-like app Lifestage and Groups app

Facebook has retired two apps, Groups and Lifestage , the latter a social networking platform mainly for high schoolers, which failed to get traction since its release a year ago. But Lifestage isn't the only app that Facebook is killing. The app itself has already been removed from the App Store, and will stop functioning for existing us...

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  • Intel ventures into autonomous driving to take on Google, Tesla
Intel ventures into autonomous driving to take on Google, Tesla

A day after Intel ( INTC ) finalized its tender offer for Israeli tech company Mobileye ( MBLY ), the US tech giant announced its initial plan for the newly acquired provider of systems used in automotive collision detection technologies.

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  • Meteor shower to light up skies this weekend
Meteor shower to light up skies this weekend

EDT on August 12 this year, which is in the middle of the day". Typical rates are about 80 meteors an hour, but in outburst years, as was the case last year , the rate can be between 150-200 meteors an hour. You can tell if a meteor belongs to a particular shower by tracing back its path to see if it originates near a specific point in the sky, c...

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  • Total solar eclipse 2017: Everything you need to know
Total solar eclipse 2017: Everything you need to know

It is extremely unsafe to look directly at the sun at any time , even with sunglasses during a solar eclipse when some or even most of the sun is obscured. You can find safe ways to view the eclipse on NASA's website . The eclipse was visible from Asia to Europe, sometimes appearing red in colour as the Sun's rays shined on its surface.

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  • Largest ever dinosaur may have been as long as 7 elephants
Largest ever dinosaur may have been as long as 7 elephants

They christened the beast Patagotitan mayorum , for the region where it was discovered (Patagonia) and the Greek work "titan" which, you'll never guess, means "large". The big question is how did these dinosaurs get so big, Pol said. "I do not think they're scary at all", said Pol. Researchers believe that an explosion in the plant life at the t...

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  • Solar eclipse is coming August 21
Solar eclipse is coming August 21

Solar eclipses occur about every 18 months, but are not often visible from populated land masses. An eclipse is the alignment of the Earth, Moon and Sun to the point where the sun "goes black". For more information, head to the Science Center's website here. Ross says NASA has a list of approved vendors. And it's been almost a century since...

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  • Latest No Man's Sky update adds fast travel and improves the story
Latest No Man's Sky update adds fast travel and improves the story

No release date has been offered for No Man's Sky Update 1.3 Atlas Rises . Are you up for an improved story? Hello Games founder Sean Murray shed more light on " Waking Titan " via Game Spot, explaining how it was a form of giving back to the players who have stuck with them despite the controversies on " No Man's Sky ".

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  • Bharti Airtel seeks to sell 4% in tower arm for $400 m
Bharti Airtel seeks to sell 4% in tower arm for $400 m

Bharti Airtel will use the amount realised from the transaction to lower its debt. Shares of Bharti Infratel closed at Rs 382.05, down by 3.98 per cent compared to previous close, at the BSE . The recent stake sale is aimed at strengthening the telco's cash reserves for investment in infrastructure. Bharti Airtel and Nettle jointly hold 61.65...

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