Science

by | June 27, 2017 | 03:20

Google is a company which is known to have been practising the habit of scanning the contents of individual Gmail users for advertising purposes. "Consumer Gmail content will not be used or scanned for any ads personalization after this change".

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:44

Republicans who control the state legislature assured the court that they could draw new maps in time for the 2018 elections, if the court strikes down the districts. At issue is the question of whether the process of drawing new election district boundaries is unconstitutional if one political party specifically creates maps giving its own candidates a distinct advantage in getting elected, directly limiting the other party's chances at the polls.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:47

A related issue is whether and at what level to cap federal Medicaid spending. When the House was debating the health-care bill earlier in the year, a significant grassroots campaign against the measure almost derailed it, as Republican lawmakers were bombarded by hostile questions and large crowds in town halls back home.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:14

The presumed dead includes 30 people authorities previously confirmed perished in the Wednesday morning blaze at the public housing complex. The figure of 30 which I gave yesterday is the number that I know, sadly, have at least died. "It is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", she said in a message marking the event. "It has been decided today that the public inquiry will report back to me personally", May said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:25

Do Not Disturb can automatically silence notifications to keep the screen dark and stop drivers being distracted. Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, first announced the new feature at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, USA Today reported .

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:00

The American Civil Liberties Union says in a statement that it's "hard to take Ambassador Haley seriously on US support for human rights in light of Trump administration actions like the Muslim ban and immigration crackdowns". "You know, that's all I've done, is tell the truth, and it's kind of overwhelming at the reaction", Haley said in response. She said "the U.N was such a bully to Israel because they could".

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:04

It's the third time since 2015 that such a collision has been observed via an instrument called LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory), which consists of a pair of detectors, one in Hanford, Washington, USA, and the other in Livingston, Louisiana, each created to measure gravitational waves from distant cosmological events.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:54

Lawmakers from both parties have said major changes will be needed as the measure moves through Congress . It's a stunning breakdown of how much the Trump administration's combined proposals would do to slash the health insurance program that covers low-income Americans.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:42

That show was the more traditional, three-ring circus, while the one performing this weekend had a narrative storyline. Gymnasts perform during the last show of the Ringling Bros . And Barnum & Bailey Circus, said back in January. "The big show is gone, but circus doesn't have to be", Stephen Craig, one of the show's clowns, said.

by | May 19, 2017 | 22:49

Instead, victims have to wait and hope WannaCry's developers will remotely free the hostage computer over the internet. If every ransom ends up being paid , the hackers could make more than $1 billion from the breach . There have also been no reports from people claiming they've successfully recovered their files after paying the ransom. Mikko Hypponen, CRO at F-Secure tweeted saying his firm has confirmation that some 200 systems have been decrypted after the ransom was paid, but ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:21

Wednesday , that 20 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms remains after noon, with highs expected to reach near 65. WEDNESDAY: Sunny with a high near 90. Wind: N 10-15 miles per hour. Otherwise, partly cloudy and pleasant. Temperatures will reach the low-to-mid 60s across MA before falling into the 40s overnight.

by | May 13, 2017 | 02:10

Elon Musk's SpaceX has launched a top-secret spy satellite for the US government. NROL-76 will launch on Falcon 9, a two-stage rocket designed from the ground up by SpaceX for the reliable and cost-efficient transport of satellites and SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:21

The new president wants to increase contacts with North Korea, while continuing to pressure its government. North Korea, which considers China its sole major diplomatic ally and economic benefactor, is also expected to send a delegation to the two-day meeting in Beijing , the Chinese foreign ministry has said.

by | May 10, 2017 | 02:37

Snapchat made its name as a self-destructing messaging app, before rebranding as camera company Snap a year ago. Previously, Snapchat only allowed photos to stay between one to 10 seconds. visit Tastemade's Discover channel at least five days a week, he said, and his daily audience has grown more than 4.5 times as large over the past year.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:51

The Syrian government has said that although it will abide by the agreement, it will continue fighting "terrorism" wherever it exists, parlance for most armed rebel groups fighting government troops. The Joint Working Group shall report on its activities to the high-level worldwide meetings on Syria held in Astana. But it's hard to imagine how many boots on the ground would be needed to monitor the yet to be mapped areas or how and where exactly Russian, Iranian and Turkish troops would ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:38

Cassini will use its dish-shaped high-gain antenna as a protective shield while passing through the ring plane. The spacecraft won't send word that it's okay until later today, and NASA won't get that message until 3AM ET tomorrow, April 27th.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:33

Gamers might be excited to hear that the new game might bring a co-op campaign which does not involve zombies, but it may bring a multiplayer version. We didn't get to see much online gameplay, but the developers teased a short clip that showed many players grouped together on the beaches of Normandy .

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:32

After researcher, and amatuer bee keeper, Federica Bertocchini , from the Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology of Cantabria (CSIC) in Spain, removed wax worms from the honeycombs in her hives she deposited them in an plastic shopping bag.

by | April 23, 2017 | 01:58

According to IHS Markit , the bill-of-materials (BOM) cost for the standard-sized 64GB Galaxy S8 comes to US$301.60. The deal is good for Google Play Music too. That's huge news for Google - Samsung is the largest Android smartphone maker, and this partnership could give a big boost to subscriber numbers.

by | April 23, 2017 | 01:44

Frogs' skins were known to secrete "host defense peptides " that defend them against bacteria. The flu-fighting compounds are called peptides , which are short chains of amino acids; those are the building blocks of proteins. Jacob said, "In this paper we screened 32 peptides , and the surprise was that four out of 32 had activity against the virus". Jacob and his colleagues looked at 32 frog defense peptides for use against a flu strain and found that four of these had ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 01:40

The Cupertino firm has decided to make GarageBand, iWork and iMovie accessible to all users of MacOS and iOS, for the modest sum of nothing. The apps have also been removed from being tracked by the App Store as Top Free App entries, as noted by Mac Rumors .

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:29

While most of the 360-degree spherical videos you see these days can't match the resolution of standard videos, the Fusion wants to change the game. (In fact, this is the first non-Hero camera GoPro has made.) Also, it's designed for capturing both VR and non-VR content.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:18

From October 13, 2020, using Office 365 will require the use of either Office 365 ProPlus , or, for organizations that are using perpetual licenses, a version that's still in mainstream support. Users who subscribed to the Office 365 will continue to receive new updates frequently. The Redmond giant reiterates its commitment towards the deployment and servicing Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus making it easier for organisations.

by | April 19, 2017 | 02:02

Facebook Spaces is an app for the Facebook-owned Oculus VR goggles. Facebook is having the event third straight year and the last year saw its CEO providing a road-map for the next decade. The Platform's main focus is on two new tools. Facebook has relocated from smaller conference quarters in San Francisco to the convention center in San Jose, making room for about 4,000 attendees, almost double from past year, and a technological Disneyland of splashy interactive demos and displays.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:20

However, an autopsy report determined that the boy had already been dead at the time of the fire, Chenango County District Attorney Joseph McBride said during a bail hearing last week. A mother and father killed their special needs teen and tried to cover up the crime with a house fire in a plot they came up with after watching the movie " Manchester by the Sea ", WBNG reported.

by | April 09, 2017 | 02:30

Uber also agreed to interview employees to help find the files. Six weeks after being sued by Alphabet (GOOG -0.3%, GOOGL -0.3%) self-driving auto unit Waymo , Uber (Private:UBER) is going public with its defense, calling Waymo's action a "misfire ".

by | April 09, 2017 | 02:10

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hoped that there would be an early solution to the issue of sharing waters of the river Teesta with Bangladesh, while describing Dhaka's zero-tolerance policy towards terrorism as an "inspiration". "Prime Minister Modi and I agree that greater connectivity is vital for the development of the two countries and the region". PM Modi thanked PM Hasina for her government's gesture of recognising the sacrifices made by 1,661 Indian armed forces personnel who ...

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:15

It will appear to be its biggest and brightest compared to any other day this year. Friday evening, the king of the planets (at least in this particular solar system) officially reaches opposition - from our blue planet perspective, Jupiter is directly opposite the sun and we're in the middle.

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:08

Today, executives from the Los Angeles-based startup Hyperloop One will gather in Washington, DC, to make two announcements: one is that its test track in the Nevada desert is finally complete and ready to host the first full-system test in the next few months; and the other is that Hyperloop One is eyeing less than a dozen regions in the U.S.

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:09

Jeter, meanwhile has had an active business career since retiring from the New York Yankees after the 2014 season, and has been said to have an interest in eventually owning a team. At least one other group is in the running for a possible bid, these people add. Loria had previously owned the Montreal Expos and bought the team from John Henry as part of a multi-team transaction, Henry gained ownership of the Red Sox.