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Sci-tech Johanna Konta delighted with Wimbledon build-up despite injury scare
Author: 0 Johanna Konta delighted with Wimbledon build-up despite injury scare

Murray, who took part in a three-hour practice session Saturday without any issues, added that he wouldn't be playing if he thought the injury was severe enough to keep him from completing the seven matches needed to win at Wimbledon . The return to form of veterans such as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal sees the pair leading as front-runners heading into Wimbledon this year, but Murray's two titles in the past four years show he also can't be ruled out-injury or not.

Sci-tech Wimbledon: Angelique Kerber hopes to take advantage of Serena's absence
Author: 0 Wimbledon: Angelique Kerber hopes to take advantage of Serena's absence

Holy cow, what are things coming to? Caroline Wozniacki has shot down John McEnroe's claim that Wimbledon champion Serena Williams would barely scrape the top 700 on the men's tour. She's so at home on the courts of the All England Club where she is a five-time victor. "Yes it's true, I feel great here, it feels like my second time, so I can't complain, I think grass gives me extra confidence and I know I can play well on it".

Sci-tech When Ravi Shankar Prasad shared a hilarious Aadhaar-PAN linking joke
Author: 0 When Ravi Shankar Prasad shared a hilarious Aadhaar-PAN linking joke

The Income Tax Department has introduced a one-page form for taxpayers to manually apply for linking their Aadhaar with Permanent Account Number (PAN), apart from the available online and SMS facilities. If you have been unable to link your PAN card and Aadhaar number, do not worry. Select "link Aadhaar". Add your personal details, matching it with details on your Aadhaar card.

Sci-tech Police probing fresh assault charge by acid attack survivor
Author: 0 Police probing fresh assault charge by acid attack survivor

Acid was thrown at her sometime between 8 pm and 9 pm on Saturday when she stepped out of her hostel to fill water from a hand-pump in Lucknow's Aliganj area. On March 23 this year, the woman had submitted a written complaint to the government railway police at Charbagh station alleging that acid had been forced down her throat on board the Allahabad-Lucknow Ganga Gomti Express.

Sci-tech Nintendo fans can pre-order TODAY, but it comes at a price
Author: 0 Nintendo fans can pre-order TODAY, but it comes at a price

According to reports coming from Forbes , the sale of SNES Classic Edition can be expected to disappear soon. Of the games included on the SNES Classic Edition - EarthBound , Super Mario World and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past among them - there's one never-before-released title in the mix.

Sci-tech Asus ZenFone 3 Max starts receiving Android Nougat update
Author: 0 Asus ZenFone 3 Max starts receiving Android Nougat update

Lastly, you have all the important bug fixes and performance improvements with the update . Later in April 2017, the device received Android 7.0 Nougat update . The Asus Zenfone 4 Pro could be it. While it has been putting out teasers regarding the launch of the smartphone in India, it has now confirmed its launch in India by sometime around August this year .

Sci-tech Netflix now offers Dolby Atmos 3D sound, but there's a catch
Author: 0 Netflix now offers Dolby Atmos 3D sound, but there's a catch

Dolby Atmos on Netflix isn't going to happen by magic and it won't happen immediately for all Netflix content. Videos need to be specifically formatted for Atmos, which is why Netflix is going about it slowly. "We expect the catalog to grow over time" said Netflix chief product officer Greg Peters. Wheelman will also receive Dolby Atmos support this year, but an exact date for this has yet to be decided.

Sci-tech Facebook's 'Find Wi-Fi' feature now available globally
Author: 0 Facebook's 'Find Wi-Fi' feature now available globally

To the access point could be found, the proprietor must indicate on the Facebook page that he has open Wi-Fi. In this article we will tell you How to Use Facebook to Find Free Wi-Fi Connection Anywhere. Cellular data is all well and good when it works, but maybe you're in an area with spotty coverage, or perhaps you are traveling in a foreign country.

Sci-tech Tom Cruise's Top Gun sequel to release in July 2019
Author: 0 Tom Cruise's Top Gun sequel to release in July 2019

A follow-up to Tony Scott's 1986 hit has been in the works for quite some time with Tom Cruise interested in reprising his role as United States Naval Aviator Lieutenant Pete " Maverick " Mitchell. The "Maverick" is all set to fly again in 2019. Cruise also said the sequel will be "a competition film like the first one, and it's going to be in the same vein; the same tone as the first one, but also a progression for Maverick".

Sci-tech OnePlus 5 Now Being Offered With Trade-in Offers in Europe
Author: 0 OnePlus 5 Now Being Offered With Trade-in Offers in Europe

We'll have to see if OnePlus changes its course on supporting older devices with software updates, but we won't know until we see for sure. OnePlus had a spectacular growth since it launched its first smartphone, the OnePlus 1, but the OnePlus 5 no longer seems like a flagship killer.

Sci-tech Modi against GST when in Opposition: Congress
Author: 0 Modi against GST when in Opposition: Congress

Keeping up its attack on the government on the goods and services tax (GST) issue, the Congress on Friday dubbed its midnight launch as a "tamasha" (gimmick) saying it was being rushed in a "half-baked" manner as a "self-promotional spectacle" while Mamata Banerjee feared it would bring back the dreaded "Inspector Raj".

Sci-tech NASA Refutes InfoWars Report of a Child Slave Colony on Mars
Author: 0 NASA Refutes InfoWars Report of a Child Slave Colony on Mars

Steele not only claimed that kidnapped children are being used as slaves in space, but he also alleged that they are being murdered for their blood and bone marrow. Steele not only claimed there were slaves on Mars , but he said the children were being killed for their blood and bone marrow. Our politics and our religion are shaped by precisely the same laughable silliness that we're hearing from Alex Jones and his purportedly " CIA insider" guest.

Author: 0 Ford Motor Company (F) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 88,500 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $3,129,000 after buying an additional 926,675 shares during the last quarter. The hedge fund held 64.93 million shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $2.26B, down from 68.95M at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Sci-tech PM Modi inaugurates two water projects for Gujarat farmers
Author: 0 PM Modi inaugurates two water projects for Gujarat farmers

The scale of the ongoing collaboration with Israel dwarfs anything India is attempting with the Palestinians, officials say. Addressing the media, Ruchira Ghanashyam, Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs, said that the Netherlands was an important economic partner of India.

Author: 0 Wolves among teams interested in free agent Andre Iguodala

One of the main components helping the Golden State Warriors achieve success has been Andre Iguodala . It can be recalled that the 2017 NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant reportedly chose to opt out his player option next season and re-sign with the team for less than his maximum - $4 million lower to be exact.

Sci-tech 'Despicable Me 3' is good enough, but far from great
Author: 0 'Despicable Me 3' is good enough, but far from great

Jetting off to the Euro-fabulous land of Gru's ancestors, the disgraced agents and their girls find Dru to be a familiar albeit dim character. The Minions are so culturally omnipresent, they even have their own language - a loose jumble of Korean, Spanish, Chinese, French and, well, just gibberish.

Sci-tech NASA Creates Artificial Clouds Over the Eastern US
Author: 0 NASA Creates Artificial Clouds Over the Eastern US

The mission was completed at 4:25 a.m. from the Wallops location on Chincoteague Island, Virginia. It left eerie, ethereal plumes of blue-green and red in its wake. and Facebook Live coverage begins at 4:15 a.m. The aim of NASA's Thursday morning launch is to further study the ionosphere, a layer of the Earth's atmosphere that is ionized - ionization refers to an atom receiving a positive or negative charge and becoming, yep, ions - by solar and cosmic radiation .

Sci-tech Sony goes retro with return to vinyl production
Author: 0 Sony goes retro with return to vinyl production

Sony hasn't produced records since 1989 when it stopped in-house manufacturing to focus on CD production. Sony were a leader in the development of CDs which are now growing increasingly obsolete owing to the popularity of downloads and streaming.

Sci-tech Instagram brings a new feature which automatically blocks offensive comments
Author: 0 Instagram brings a new feature which automatically blocks offensive comments

But while the offensive comment filter will initially only be available in English, the spam filter will also work in eight additional languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, German, Russian, Japanese and Chinese. - Instagram is flipping the switch on a system that will automatically detect mean, offensive and harassing comments and make sure that people never see them, TechCrunch reports.

Sci-tech Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal bill this week, GOP senators say
Author: 0 Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal bill this week, GOP senators say

It was a major blow for the seven-year-old effort to repeal and replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. "No way", he stated, given the current progress made on passing the bill. McConnell said Trump has been "very involved" in helping along the Senate bill since it was revealed Thursday. Sen. John Thune, R-Neb., stressed that the goal was to still replace Obamacare.

Sci-tech GOP Health Care Bills Would Leave Vets, Families Uninsured
Author: 0 GOP Health Care Bills Would Leave Vets, Families Uninsured

Premiums for older low- and middle-income Americans would rise sharply. Even with the added flexibility that states will gain under the BCRA to administer their Medicaid programs, it's doubtful that innovation can offset decreased federal funds without cuts to Medicaid benefits and enrollment.

Sci-tech IPhone 8 leaked video provides most detailed look yet
Author: 0 IPhone 8 leaked video provides most detailed look yet

There was no 3G support, and the iPhone couldn't even send email attachments or MMS messages (only SMS, meaning no pictures, videos or other content). While the first iPhone may not have had an app marketplace, when Apple did launch the App Store , it undoubtedly started the mobile boom and our modern-day app economy - which has since created hundreds of thousands of jobs.

Author: 0 SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base

A SpaceX Falcon 9 launch that was scheduled for Monday was delayed until Friday due to a valve replacement on the rocket, CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter . It's the 12th time SpaceX has successfully landed one of these rocket stages out of 17 attempts, and the seventh time it's performed the feat at sea.

Author: 0 How the UK's tower block crisis has spread in one graphic

Aluminum composite panels used as exterior cladding are believed to have rapidly spread the fire in London on June 14, trapping residents in their homes before firefighters could save them. Sajid Javid , Secretary of Sate for Communities and Local Government, announced on Monday that, so far, every sample received as part of the testing program had failed to meet fire safety standards.

Sci-tech Nintendo To Release 'Significantly More' SNES Classics Than NES
Author: 0 Nintendo To Release 'Significantly More' SNES Classics Than NES

Much like how they've said that the discontinuation of the NES Classic Edition was due to their lack of " unlimited resources ", Nintendo is once again singing the same tune. Had the device not been discontinued, it's likely gamers would have continued purchasing the NES Classic at great pace despite the cord length, though longer third-party cords would have inevitably been created.

Author: 0 Vivo unveils under-display fingerprint scanner at MWC Shanghai 2017

These infotainment systems come with integrated 4G LTE modem and use the Snapdragon 820Am automotive platform. The series of next-gen sensors will adopt ultrasonic technology to scan fingerprints through glass, metal and phone displays, and will even work underwater or when a phone display is off.

Sci-tech Qualcomm Announces The New 14nm Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform
Author: 0 Qualcomm Announces The New 14nm Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform

Just like its predecessor, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 is built on a 14nm process, just like its predecessor. As mentioned earlier, this new Snapdragon 450 brings in a lot of changes over the predecessors, however, there are a few key categories where the company focused more to deliver a better experience.

Sci-tech Microsoft releases 'highly unusual' Windows XP security patch
Author: 0 Microsoft releases 'highly unusual' Windows XP security patch

A day after the release, Microsoft revealed that it had issued patches that protected supported versions of Windows against the attacks. Following last month's global ransomware attack, Microsoft has grown extra cautious and thorough inspection of three remaining loopholes suggested they were still open to exploitation by state-sponsored actors (ones working for the government).

Author: 0 First public beta of iOS 11 now available

Below are all of iOS 11's most prominent new features, complete with fancy gifs to show off exactly how they work. Finally, a macOS 10.13 High Sierra public beta is still on its way, but it's listed as "coming soon". Accept the agreement to enroll your device in the public beta program. Ideally you should install the beta on a secondary device and do not forget to back up your device data first.

Sci-tech Ukraine serviceman killed in Kiev car blast
Author: 0 Ukraine serviceman killed in Kiev car blast

Ukraine's defence ministry named the victim as Colonel Maksym Shapoval and said he was an employee of the military's 'main intelligence directorate'. "The national police, rescuers, as well as explosives and forensic experts are working at the scene", the ministry said in a statement.

Sci-tech All the details of the mini-SNES Classic
Author: 0 All the details of the mini-SNES Classic

There are plenty of interesting behind-the-scenes stories from Nintendo but few are quite as legendary as the what-could-have-been saga surrounding Star Fox 2 . Engadget listed down some of the things that Nintendo should do with the SNES Classic to prevent the issues with the NES Classic. What about other parts of the world? .

Author: 0 Facebook reaches two billion users

Facebook is no longer just about "connecting the world". "Part of it is the law of large numbers and part of it is that there are still places in the world where Facebook is blocked or people don't have access to the Internet to get on Facebook ".

Sci-tech Apple acquires German eye-tracking company
Author: 0 Apple acquires German eye-tracking company

At WWDC, Apple also introduced its AR Kit for software developers. Vineyard is a shell corporation owned by Apple . Levoff's signature was signed on behalf of Vineyard Capital Corporation, believed to be Apple's shell company. The company's products include a set of eye-tracking smart glasses that are capable of recording a person's natural gaze in real-time at a sampling rate of 120Hz.

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