Science

by | August 17, 2017 | 10:31

They later claimed that the voting system was hacked in the president's favor, and called it an "attack on our democracy". The Kenyan government's NGO Board regulatory body has since Monday moved to shut down two rights organisations, one of which said it was mulling Supreme Court action over election "inconsistencies".

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:24

Benchmark Capital , one of Uber's most influential investors, is suing former CEO Travis Kalanick for fraud, according to Axios . The suit contends Kalanick essentially duped Benchmark into agreeing to expand the Uber board by three seats to 11 people, giving the then chief executive the power to appoint members.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:19

Hackers are demanding a multi million-dollar ransom to halt the release of the entire series, which is filmed in Northern Ireland, and other sensitive files. The leak includes draft scripts for five episodes of Game of Thrones , internal network and administrator passwords. So far, the group has released the fourth episode of season seven before its official release date and fans did not hesitate to fulfill their curiosity.

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:15

When the sun goes dark August 21 during a total solar eclipse , churches from OR to SC will use the event as an opportunity to illumine their communities with the gospel. and 2:49 p.m. On Monday, the penumbral eclipse will begin at 8.50pm PST to develop into partial eclipse at 10.23pm and reach its highest point at 11.20pm.

by | August 07, 2017 | 00:51

The partial phase will last almost for 1 hour and 55 minutes. A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, the earth, and the moon align in an nearly straight line. The penumbral phase will start over Qatar sky at 6:50pm Doha local time and the partial phase will be start at 8:23pm. PAGASA said the umbral eclipse magnitude will be 25 percent and will also be visible in western Pacific Ocean, Oceania, Australasia, Asia, Africa, Europe, and eastern most tip of South America.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:36

The total eclipse is set to start at about 11:40 a.m. August 21 and end just after 2:30 p.m. Most of northern Utah, including Salt Lake and Utah valleys, will see up to 95 percent coverage of the sun during the eclipse . IL is just one of 14 states that will witness the total solar eclipse . Strictly speaking, that is true: If clouds block the sun, you will not be able to watch the moon block the sun.

by | July 13, 2017 | 00:35

But before you panic and post a lengthy rant against Facebook introducing another way to interrupt your conversations, it is not as intrusive as it sounds. From last couple of years messaging apps are used more than the social networks. The first is referred to as " Messenger ads ", which are found in the home tab of the app.

by | July 12, 2017 | 00:26

However, the world No. 4 wasn't in a particularly happy mood, regardless of his on-court brilliance, and he found himself in frequent discussions with umpire Bernardes, which often left Djokovic shaking his head - the contents of which I'm sure we'll discover in due course.

by | July 12, 2017 | 00:18

So that, if these organisations come to us for approval, we will have to approve it, and not go to RBI. Google is in advanced talks with NPCI to integrate its digital payment service, Android Pay , with UPI . While Facebook has thus far leveraged Instagram to supplement top and bottom line growth for the social media giant, soon, WhatsApp may add another source of revenue.

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:24

Rula Maayah, the Palestinian minister of tourism, said it was a "historical development because it stressed that Hebron" and its historic mosque "historically belong to the Palestinian people". - 2009-2013: UNESCO adopted 46 (!) resolutions against Israel, compared to only 1 (!) against any other country (Syria). It is the second holiest site in Judaism and the fourth in Islam.

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:28

One could include a 5.2 to 5.8-inch OLED display while the remaining releases may feature 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch LCD screens. The report says the new system will be much faster than Touch ID , and will be able to unlock an iPhone "within a few hundred milliseconds".

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.