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Sci-tech Two degrees too many: is Earth edging towards evisceration?
Author: 0 Two degrees too many: is Earth edging towards evisceration?

Analyzing 50 years of past data gathered from countries around the world, as well as the United Nations and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , the researchers modeled their own statistically based projections, focusing primarily on total world population, economic trends, and carbon emissions .

Sci-tech Microsoft Kills Word Flow Keyboard for iOS
Author: 0 Microsoft Kills Word Flow Keyboard for iOS

Back in March , Microsoft changed its mind about what to do with its SwiftKey virtual keyboard apps for Android and iOS, which the company acquired past year. The acquisition was completed in early-February past year, while Word Flow launched in April. Microsoft is clearly focusing more on SwiftKey and supporting two independent smartphone keyboard projects doesn't make sense.

Sci-tech Now You Can Start Your Mustang Without Waking The Neighbors
Author: 0 Now You Can Start Your Mustang Without Waking The Neighbors

These features are part of the available 2018 Mustang active valve performance exhaust. It would be even cooler if you could use the Global Positioning System to create a geofence for the quiet exhaust mode, but sadly, Ford does not offer that thing I just came up with off the top of my head.

Sci-tech Bhutan may be key to resolving Doklam crisis, Chinese scholar
Author: 0 Bhutan may be key to resolving Doklam crisis, Chinese scholar

It is also one of three border posts in what is known the "middle sector", comprising Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand . Amid the military stand-off in Doklam, the Chinese soldiers transgressed into Uttarakhand's Barahoti and came into as much as one kilometre of Indian Territory.

Sci-tech AMD unveils Vega gaming GPU lineup
Author: 0 AMD unveils Vega gaming GPU lineup

Radeon Packs also include a $200 discount on Samsung's 34-inch curved ultrawide FreeSync monitor , and a $100 discount on some Ryzen 7 1800X processor and 370X motherboard combos. These will include discounts for a Ryzen processor, motherboard, and an RX Vega graphics card, in configurations to suit your pocket. We can buy the Radeon Aqua Pack along with the liquid-cooled Radeon RX Vega 64 for $699.

Sci-tech First exomoon odd signals beyond the Solar System
Author: 0 First exomoon odd signals beyond the Solar System

This is the first exomoon discovered. Such a large moon shouldn't be capable of forming in the same way that moons formed in our solar system, according to our current understanding of solar system formation. Exomoons are tough to identify outside of our solar system because majority are quite small, and it's hard enough just to identify exoplanets . A moon would be found in roughly the same way, the researchers note, by looking for dimming that occurs in the light reflected from a planet ...

Sci-tech LG V30 to go on sale by September 28
Author: 0 LG V30 to go on sale by September 28

Although the phone won't be unveiled before August 31 in Berlin, Android Authority reports that LG is planning to start selling the V30 starting September 28 in the United States following pre-order openings on September 17. The handset is then said to be released for customers in the country on September 28th. Perhaps the biggest news, which will offer a signifciant improvement over earlier LG flagship phones, is the rumoured inclusion of an OLED display which could take the display ...

Sci-tech Apple Removes All VPN Apps From Its Chinese App Store
Author: 0 Apple Removes All VPN Apps From Its Chinese App Store

Screenshot of the notification ExpressVPN received from Apple about the removal of ExpressVPN's iOS app from the China App Store. Foreign companies had developed the apps to get around China's Internet filters. Residents in China utilize VPNs to get around the "Great Firewall" that censors Chinese Internet and limits access. Another tweeted from its official account that its app had been removed.

Sci-tech Ancient DNA counters biblical account of the mysterious Canaanites
Author: 0 Ancient DNA counters biblical account of the mysterious Canaanites

These are the same Canaanites from the famous cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, which God destroyed in the Book of Genesis. "Completely destroy them otherwise they will teach you to follow all the detestable things they do in worshipping their gods, and you will sin against the Lord your God", he said to the Israelites.

Sci-tech Will bring U.S. to its senses: Russian Federation on sanctions
Author: 0 Will bring U.S. to its senses: Russian Federation on sanctions

The bill would affect a range of Russian industries and might further hurt the Russian economy, already weakened by 2014 sanctions imposed after the Ukraine crisis. The bill was passed overwhelmingly in the Senate and House by veto-proof margins. The sanctions package imposes mandatory penalties on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them.

Sci-tech Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Gets a New Trailer and PS4 Pro Support
Author: 0 Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Gets a New Trailer and PS4 Pro Support

The trailer is entirely in-game footage, and shows the protagonist, Senua, paddling a on a log through the fog, being freaked out by the sun's rays (understandable), and even engaging in some jumpy-pointy-stick fighting. Thanks to no publisher contract, and a digital-only format which essentially eliminates all disk printing expenses and retail seller payments, Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice retains the high production standards fans have come to expect from Ninja Theory at half the price.

Sci-tech The Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Receives Hold Rating from Stifel Nicolaus
Author: 0 The Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Receives Hold Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

Fuller Thaler Asset Mgmt holds 0.32% in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Float is the number of shares available for trading of a particular stock. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. The chart of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . In the past three months the stock value surged 3.67%. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $14.10.

Sci-tech The Rolls Royce Phantom is Dead
Author: 0 The Rolls Royce Phantom is Dead

The new Phantom is slightly taller and wider than before but is shorter in wheelbase and overall length. Buyers who place an order early should receive their vehicle early next year. The auto has 287 pounds of sound insulation and.2362 inches of double-layer glazing. The result? This Phantom VIII is 60dB quieter than the previous generation at 62mph.

Author: 0 Pokémon Go Fest attendees file class-action lawsuit against Niantic

Niantic did offer an apology and try to make things right with those who attended the festival. Zimmerman explained that the suit was filed because numerous event's attendees "were not able to obtain the special Pokemon and other rewards that were advertised as being available only to those people who attended the fest".

Sci-tech Amazon stock falls as profit declines 77%
Author: 0 Amazon stock falls as profit declines 77%

Welch Group LLC's holdings in Amazon.com were worth $256,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. The current consensus rating on Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is Buy (Score: 2.91) with a consensus target price of $1,026.87 per share, a potential 1.83% downside.

Author: 0 European Union court orders Poland to halt logging in primeval forest

Kaczynski vowed to quickly finish overhauling the court system despite President Andrzej Duda's rejection this week of two bills giving the ruling party more power over the Supreme Court and other aspects of the judicial system. The European Union's top court has ordered Poland's right-wing government to suspend logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest pending a final judgement, a spokesman said Friday.

Sci-tech Learn more about upcoming solar eclipse
Author: 0 Learn more about upcoming solar eclipse

Although Chattanooga will only view a 90% coverage of the sun, northern Hamilton County towns including Bakewell and Sale Creek will view a total solar eclipse as the moon's shadow, blocks the sun completely. Oregonians are already hyper-aware of the eclipse, since it will make first landfall in OR, and about a 60-mile band including Lincoln City, Salem, Madras and Baker City, will be in the "path of totality ".

Sci-tech TSA expands new security procedure tested at Colorado Springs Airport
Author: 0 TSA expands new security procedure tested at Colorado Springs Airport

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly first announced the new screening procedures on June 28, citing increasing terrorism attempts on commercial air flights. It will help TSA officers get a clearer X-ray image. The TSA piloted the program at 10 airports - none of which were in NY - earlier this year and made a decision to roll out the procedure nationwide.

Sci-tech Petition asks Adobe to open source Flash
Author: 0 Petition asks Adobe to open source Flash

Adobe's decision to discontinue its Flash Player has the world's largest technology companies looking at alternatives to help consumers enjoy multimedia content. However, the industry analysts believe that it's great that Flash is going out of the market since the software has significantly become a security risk and a source of browser crashes, which have been a major concern to the users for quite some time.

Sci-tech Verizon Q2 Revenue Edges Views, EPS In-Line Amid Wireless War
Author: 0 Verizon Q2 Revenue Edges Views, EPS In-Line Amid Wireless War

The insider Gurnani Roger sold 10,804 shares worth $543,385. Verizon Communications also saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Commercial Bank Of America Corporation De holds 0.78% or 67.70 million shares. and Verizon Communications wasn't one of them! While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $47.49. 03/15/2017 - Verizon Communications Inc .

Sci-tech Samsung Is Looking to Bring Its Payment Service to Rivals' Smartphones
Author: 0 Samsung Is Looking to Bring Its Payment Service to Rivals' Smartphones

The company has already started supporting PayPal and Visa checkout in U.S. and has a plan to add the support for Indian mobile wallet service PAyTM and India's Universal Payment system UPI (Unified Payment Interface). By far the biggest issue is that, while Samsung Pay does support MST, some payment terminals can struggle to decipher the data and in some cases, it can even crash the payment computers.

Sci-tech Bad news for Walmart customers as fans wait on Nintendo stock
Author: 0 Bad news for Walmart customers as fans wait on Nintendo stock

Today, the mega-retailer confirmed that all pre-orders placed last Friday have been cancelled , acknowledging to various customers in an email that the page went live prematurely, reports The Verge . The official launch date for this item is 9/29, please check the product page on Walmart .com prior to that date for any updates . In response, Walmart was reportedly forced to cancel the orders entirely.

Sci-tech Senate adopts Peace Corps bill
Author: 0 Senate adopts Peace Corps bill

The Senate at its plenary sitting on May 2, 2017, deliberated on the report of the conference committee, and referred it to the Committee on Judiciary, to investigate into some allegations against the NPC. "The operation of peace corps in other jurisdiction, particularly in the U.S., the American peace corps as it is called used a model that does not operate as a permanent and a pensionable employment as intended in Nigeria".

Sci-tech OnePlus Explains Reason Behind OnePlus 5 911 Bug
Author: 0 OnePlus Explains Reason Behind OnePlus 5 911 Bug

OnePlus has offered up more information on the worrisome bug found by some OnePlus 5 owners that would reboot the phone when trying to place an emergency call. OTDOA, or Observed Time Difference of Arrival, is a protocol that uses cell towers to measure the time it takes for an LTE signal to reach a tower to determine a phone's location, as explained by Android Authority .

Sci-tech Two men injured in suspected Bethnal Green acid attack
Author: 0 Two men injured in suspected Bethnal Green acid attack

He said: "I think the boys had been attacked elsewhere and then got in their auto and drove here to get water". WITNESSES have described the desperate screams of two young men targeted in an East London " acid attack " after "bleach" was thrown in their faces this evening.

Sci-tech Google's Trusted Contacts safety app is now available for iOS
Author: 0 Google's Trusted Contacts safety app is now available for iOS

However, Google Play is growing faster - it's up 72% since a year ago, compared with 52% revenue growth in the App Store - and will become more crucial as Android penetration increases in emerging markets. It also would share your last known location five minutes after the location request was made. For example, if I'm organising a cycling club ride, it would be handy to share my location on the day of a ride to make it easier for everyone to find me at the start.

Sci-tech Latest Google Pixel, Pixel XL 2 3D renders shown off
Author: 0 Latest Google Pixel, Pixel XL 2 3D renders shown off

Last year's Pixel received rave reviews for its brilliant camera quality and Google will look forward to ensure the same for Pixel 2 . The rear panel of both the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 is nearly identical to their predecessors. What are your thoughts about these new renders about the new Google Pixel devices? The smartphones are also expected to be the first two smartphones to run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 836 processor, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 128GB/64GB of memory storage ...

Sci-tech Vadim Vasilyev on Thomas Lemar:
Author: 0 Vadim Vasilyev on Thomas Lemar: "He will stay with us".

Arsenal are lining up a £50m bid to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco this summer, according to reports in the British media. Thomas Lemar to Arsenal: What do Monaco think? Wenger had the option of securing a cut-price deal of just £5m for Lemar whilst the winger was still at Caen, and the Gunners are now paying upto nine times the figure to secure his signature this summer.

Sci-tech USB 3.2 Specification Doubles Data Throughput Using Existing USB-C Cables
Author: 0 USB 3.2 Specification Doubles Data Throughput Using Existing USB-C Cables

Some USB-connected SSD drives can saturate a USB 3.1 cable, so there may be some benefit for USB 3.2 there. As mentioned, the new standard works with USB-C, and we don't blame you're finding all these different terms confusing. In many implementations, this connector, or port, is also used to deliver Thunderbolt 3 capabilities. It is explained that USB 3.2 is an incremental update to the specification which "defines multi-lane operation for new USB 3.2 hosts and devices".

Sci-tech Nintendo Sold About 4.7M Switch in first Four Months
Author: 0 Nintendo Sold About 4.7M Switch in first Four Months

The top-selling Switch titles are, perhaps unsurprisingly, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , which is at 3.92 million, while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is not far off with 3.54 million, 1-2-Switch is now at 1.22 million and, finally, Arms has sold 1.18 million.

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