Science

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:50

Dong-jin Koh, Samung's head of mobile business, revealed in a press conference today that two different manufacturing defects in its batteries were the cause of the explosions, Tech Times reports . The cell-pouch design of the battery also did not have enough space to safely accommodate its electrodes - another flaw. Incompatibility of gadgets among Android phones defeats the goal of having the USB-C port, which supports the ability to share cables among various devices.

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:41

Trump built his campaign message around bold vows to, among other things, repeal the Affordable Care Act , which has come to be known as Obamacare. Further, 33 states have fewer insurers offering coverage on Obamacare in 2017 than in 2016.

by | January 23, 2017 | 00:47

Daphnis , measuring just 8 km across, orbits within the 42 km wide area known as the Keeler Gap . Saturn has an extensive ring system that extends out to 282,000km away from the planet, or about three quarters of the distance between the Earth and the Moon.

by | January 23, 2017 | 00:48

The storms, which are unusual for this time of year, are heading up the I-4 corridor and should continue to impact the Orlando area until about 10 p.m., according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne. Catherine Howden, of the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, put the death toll from severe weather in the state to 11. Severe weather has killed least 15 people in the southern United States, and forecasters warn of more deadly storms to come.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:47

Sources said they were working under instructions from an ISI agent, a Nepal citizen based in Dubai. Bihar police is probing whether the November 21 Kanpur train derailment that killed 148 people was an act of sabotage with possible ties to Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:45

Deutsche Bank's shares on Germany's Xetra Dax were up 0.2% following the announcement. Deutsche Bank's conduct between 2005 and 2007 fell short of standards and was " unacceptable ", according to CEO John Cryan. He said the bank had exited numerous underlying activities and improved standards. She stressed the bank had not merely misled investors but had contributed directly to an global financial crisis.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:43

China is already livid with Trump for speaking with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen last month, the first time an American president or president-elect has publicly acknowledged chatting with Taiwan's leader in almost 40 years. In mid-December, An Fengshan , a spokesman for China's policy-making Taiwan Affairs Office, warned of more serious consequences if US shifts positions on the Taiwan issue.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:38

He is also tasked with overseeing military air support that protects Washington D.C. during the inauguration. "It doesn't make sense to can the general in the middle of an active deployment", Mendelson said . "He's been really very good at working with the community, and my impression was that he was good for the Guard". Gen. Errol Schwartz , has been ordered to leave his post on Inauguration Day after he spent months preparing for the event.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:32

The rusty patched bumblebee is a North American native that was once found in grasslands across the eastern and midwestern United States, with a habitat covering 28 US states and two Canadian provinces, according to the FWS. Each year, insects, mostly bees, provide pollination services valued at an estimated $3 billion in the United States. Named for the conspicuous reddish blotch on its abdomen, the rusty patched bumble bee once flourished across 28 states, primarily in the upper ...

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:32

The frontier is a more rugged, shock proof edition. The device will go on sale from 18th January onwards. The Gear S3 Classic comes with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity while the Gear S3 Frontier variant offers LTE support along with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

by | January 10, 2017 | 00:42

From 2027 to 2033, Lucy will explore six Jupiter Trojan asteroids . Psyche will journey to what could be the metallic heart of a failed planet, and Lucy will investigate the Trojan asteroids near Jupiter. The Psyche mission , scientists believe , could shed light on how planets and other masses broke up into cores, mantles and crusts years ago. KinetX Aerospace is the only private company to be certified by NASA for a major deep space exploration mission, named 'Lucy '.

by | January 09, 2017 | 00:52

On Tuesday, Ford canceled plans to build a $1.6 billion vehicle plant in Mexico and said it will expand a MI factory and add 700 jobs. Reuters reports that Trump's threat to impose big tax on the vehicles manufactured outside U.S. JFE Steel Corp., a unit of JFE Holdings Inc., and its USA partner are building a factory in Mexico to manufacture steel sheets for automobiles. "As long as this administration is in place I suspect (Nissan is) not going consider any additional capacity there", ...

by | January 09, 2017 | 00:33

That explosion has been under investigation ever since, but SpaceX announced January 2 that it was planning to launch again this month from VAFB's Space Launch Complex-4. The helium is needed to maintain oxygen tank pressure. The cause was pinpointed to the buckling of helium-containing tanks which resulted to friction and or breaking carbon fibers that ignited the oxygen.

by | January 07, 2017 | 00:32

Smart home connectivity from inside one's vehicle is now made possible with the help of Amazon's Alexa and Ford. This summer, Ford will add Alexa's in-car voice activation features in vehicles, letting you control features from the comfort of your home via voice commands .

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:41

The surprise was the damage the Blazers' offense did to the Warriors' defense. Two nights after the Denver Nuggets challenged the Warriors, the Portland Trail Blazers - sans Damian Lillard - briefly pushed Golden State up against a wall.

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:43

Apple has just announced that the holiday season set another new record for the App Store with app sales on the 1st January 2017 topping $240 million. The App Store now offers subscriptions through more than 20,000 apps after subscriptions became available across all 25 app categories in the fall of 2016.

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:39

The suit goes on to state that Apple "expressly knew and/or should have known of the risks to human life and safety associated with...the misuse of certain functions available on the iPhone, such as texting, while operating a motor vehicle", and cites a 2008 Apple patent application describing a "driver handheld computing device lock-out" feature.

by | January 04, 2017 | 00:46

Ford even says it will save money by canceling the San Luis Potosi plant, which was scheduled to open next year. Fields emphasized, however, that he did not negotiate any special deal with Trump. Trump had earlier said via Twitter , "Make in United States of America or pay big border tax!", which drew the attention of the public and several organizations.

by | January 04, 2017 | 00:41

These include a fully autonomous electric vehicle built for ride sharing, as well as five other hybrid cars and trucks that will be powered by electricity and a standard gasoline engine. In addition, Ford said it will build special hybrid vehicles for police departments. The F-150 will be assembled in MI, one of the police vehicles will be manufactured in Chicago, and the company hasn't disclosed where production of the Transit Custom or the second police auto will take place.

by | January 04, 2017 | 00:44

Born one year before the ill-fated Titanic struck an iceberg, the world's oldest known killer whale is believed to have died after going missing. J2, better known by her peeps as Granny the killer whale, has not been seen since October and is presumed deceased.

by | January 03, 2017 | 03:14

When the system was pressurized, the buckles trapped pools of liquid or solid oxygen between carbon wraps that cover the tanks. By the end of 2017, SpaceX may very well have four launch options-Kennedy, Cape Canaveral, Vandenberg, and a new site in South Texas .

by | January 01, 2017 | 00:41

The issue is the mechanism that allows the outboard second row seats to tilt and slide forward in order for access to the third row seating area, which may not properly lock the seat into place when the seat is returned to its normal position.

by | December 25, 2016 | 01:46

The state's governor Doug Ducey has actively joined the squabble, egging Uber to ditch California , touting Arizona's credentials as a location friendly to innovation and technology. An Uber spokesperson said two red-light violations were due to mistakes by the people required to sit behind the steering wheel and said the company has suspended the drivers.

by | December 23, 2016 | 02:00

Uber continued the pilot program in defiance of the warning, but today the state finally made good on its threat. But now, by revoking the registrations, the DMV has forced Uber's self-driving cars off the streets of San Francisco. San Francisco was expected to be Uber's second testing ground for its self-driving cars. It also has a strong culture for alternative transportation, meaning the vehicle would share the road with a bevy of cyclists, street cars and buses.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:58

Not all variations and color options are available in the refurbished store , and there's no telling when more stock will be available once existing options are sold out. Currently, American consumers can shopper the connected watch with discounts ranging from $ 40 to $ 90. The 42mm option starts at $249, saving you 16 percent.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:35

Former President Bill Clinton cast his ballot for his wife, failed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, at Monday's Electoral College meeting in Albany. In the state Clinton got 55.7 percent of the vote in November, while Trump received 29.8 percent. Once ballots are cast, state officials prepare a "certificate of vote" that is sent to Washington for processing by Congress and the National Archives.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:32

A frontal system moves in briefly Thursday , which brings a chance for scattered rain showers during the day. Starting with a cold front passage around noon last Wednesday , the temperature fell nearly continuously until it bottomed out at 17 degrees on Friday morning.

by | December 19, 2016 | 01:15

Even when the CIA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and just about every single American intelligence agency is in agreement that Russia hacked the election in favor of Trump , Trump denies the merit of these agencies because, well, at least the Russians were hacking in favor of him.

by | December 18, 2016 | 00:44

Nintendo Switch fans are nearly certain to find out more during Nintendo's big Tokyo event next January. Nintendo's new game console, the Nintendo Switch , is nearly here - it's set to launch in March 2017. Meanwhile, Nintendo has also released a Holiday greeting with new footage from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Thanks again and have fun! A patent for Nintendo's Switch reveals that the console might come with a virtual reality headset similar to the Samsung Gear VR ...

by | December 17, 2016 | 00:49

Apple's "courageous" decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 was meant to result in lots of sales of wireless earphones for the company. Apple's new wireless headphones reportedly sold out online within minutes , probably due to the high demand and low quantities available, according to Forbes .