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Facebook just showed what our post-phone future will look like Facebook just showed what our post-phone future will look like
- April 23, 2017

The new app, Facebook Spaces, lets current Facebook users interact with each other in virtual reality environments, as long as they have an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Snapchat released similar features Tuesday morning - the latest shot in the war between the two companies. It was a rough draft for Facebook Spaces, a new virtual reality version of Facebook the company announced today. (more...)
Here Are Some of the Best Signs From the March for Science Here Are Some of the Best Signs From the March for Science
- April 23, 2017

As the protesters passed Trump International Hotel and Tower, shouts of "Evil!" President Donald Trump and his government. "And there have been people saying we don't need it, that change isn't important" said Joshua Walker, an Ottawa high school student who's going into the University of Ottawa's physics program in the fall. (more...)
Afghan Officials: Massive US Bomb Death Toll Rises To 94 Afghan Officials: Massive US Bomb Death Toll Rises To 94
- April 23, 2017

Pakistani villagers living near the Afghan border said the explosion was so loud they thought a bomb had been dropped in their village by US warplanes targeting terrorists in Pakistan. PICTURED: The GBU-43/B, also known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast, detonates during a test at Elgin Air Force Base, Florida, US, November 21, 2003 in this handout photo provided April 13, 2017. (more...)
Melania Trump gives Donald cheeky reminder during anthem Melania Trump gives Donald cheeky reminder during anthem
- April 23, 2017

It began well before Hayes took office, but was given an official designation after the 1878 event. 'As we renew this tradition, thank you for joining us on behalf of the President and Barron , ' stated Melania , addressing the crowd from the Truman balcony. (more...)
John Glenn honored with launch of space station supply ship John Glenn honored with launch of space station supply ship
- April 23, 2017

It's set to arrive at the ISS on Saturday. Launched Tuesday from Cape Canaveral, the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship, named in honor of the late astronaut John Glenn, pulled up to within 40 feet of the station and then stood by while Expedition 51 commander Peggy Whitson and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet, operating the Canadian arm, locked onto the spacecraft. (more...)
K'taka: NGT directs immediate shutdown of industries around Bellandur lake K'taka: NGT directs immediate shutdown of industries around Bellandur lake
- April 23, 2017

The circular had claimed that the Tribunal had no authority to pass orders on the protection of water bodies in Bengaluru. These are among the many directives ordered by the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday. The bench added that no waste of any kind, either municipal solid waste or domestic waste, is to be dumped at the buffer zone of the lake. I want all the polluting industries to be shut down. (more...)
Great Cold Spot anomaly discovered on Jupiter is created by the aurora Great Cold Spot anomaly discovered on Jupiter is created by the aurora
- April 23, 2017

The " Great Cold Spot " has been observed as a localized dark spot, up to 24,000 kilometers in longitude and 12,000 kilometers in latitude. And unlike the giant planet's familiar Great Red Spot, this newly discovered weather system is continually changing in shape and size: it's formed by the energy from Jupiter's polar auroras. (more...)
Explosion at Army ammunition plant in Missouri kills 1 Explosion at Army ammunition plant in Missouri kills 1
- April 23, 2017

The injured workers were evaluated on scene and refused further treatment. A mixing cell is a building area where the components of munitions are mixed together. Mark Carrick, deputy fire chief in Independence, said the plant has its own fire brigade that worked on the explosion. The plant makes small-caliber ammunition and tests its reliability. (more...)
White House: Trump Congratulates Erdogan After Disputed Win White House: Trump Congratulates Erdogan After Disputed Win
- April 23, 2017

The validity of the vote - which will do away with Turkey's parliament and could allow Erdo─čan to stay in power through 2029 - was challenged by the opposition party and global election observers. The Council of Europe's observer mission said as many as 2.5 million votes might have been compromised and if so, the election result would have been changed. (more...)
'Science Not Silence': The Signs of the March for Science 'Science Not Silence': The Signs of the March for Science
- April 23, 2017

Scientists protest in Parliament Square, central London, during the March for Science , Saturday, April 22, 2017 . The March for Science thrusts scientists, who generally avoid advocacy and whose work is based on impartial experimentation, into a more visible spotlight. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition can be bypassed: Here is how? Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition can be bypassed: Here is how?
- April 23, 2017

Rumors ahead of the Galaxy S8 unveiling suggested that China might get a better version of the phone than any other market, and it turns out that is indeed the case, as GizmoChina confirmed . A highly sophisticated assistant that can perform many tasks for you and will even be able to learn from you, to understand you better. Then instead of presenting the owner's face in front of the S8 camera, they presented the photo they had just captured on another phone. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders crosses 1 million units mark
- April 23, 2017

As we know, they have redesigned a lot on these two devices. Earlier this month, we told you that an app had been installed on a Galaxy S8 display unit at a store. Speaking of its security option , it not only provides fingerprint scanner but its offers face and iris registration for three different biometric security options . (more...)
Thousands March For Science in Washington, Houston, Other Cities Thousands March For Science in Washington, Houston, Other Cities
- April 23, 2017

March organizer and co-founder of the pop-up Natural History Museum, Beka Economopoulos, said she hoped the March will encourage lawmakers to adopt the scientific consensus on issues such as climate change and vaccines. "When science is threatened, so is the society that scientists uphold and protect". The event finished with a march from the Washington Monument to to Union Square. (more...)
Uh oh: Samsung Galaxy S8 could have a big problem
- April 23, 2017

A video published by iDeviceHelp apparently shows a Galaxy S8 being unlocked with the facial recognition feature, using a photo shown on the screen of another S8. Of course there is no space left for a home button, so Samsung placed a virtual home button . Galaxy S8 has a battery of 3000 mAh while Galaxy S8 Plus has a battery of 3500 mAh. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs iPhone 7 And More Speed Test
- April 23, 2017

Samsung started shipping the new device for those who purchased it through preorders which ran from April 7-17. But a Samsung spokesperson reportedly told the South Korean media that the red tint could not be considered a quality issue; instead, users could opt to their device's settings menu to change its configuration. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: Which Side Are You On?
- April 23, 2017

Despite the problems with the exploding Galaxy Note 7, concerns may not have been as intense as originally though, a Reuters and Ipsos study found that 26% of American consumers would purchase a Samsung phone whilst 23% said that they would not. (more...)
Thousands take to the streets to march for science
- April 23, 2017

Scientists and celebrities were among those who turned out for the first March for Science, part of a string of events across the United Kingdom and the world . Doctor Who is probably one of the most beloved science fiction shows in the world so it seems only fitting that The Doctor would be a supporter of science in real-life too, right? The Commons Science and Technology Committee this month said it was important to ensure scientists and experts can still work in the United Kingdom ... (more...)
Samsung Elec's Q1 OP near $9 bn on strong chip sales
- April 23, 2017

Revenue for the quarter likely rose 9.7 percent to 14.7 trillion won, the firm said. Profits are expected to be even high in the April-June period due to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8, on April 21st. "Samsung will look to recover market share they lost past year and pump up volumes even if they have to spend more to do so", IBK's Kim said. While the upgrades the Galaxy S8 is set to deliver seem not to weigh much on paper, experts believe that they spell a huge difference between the ... (more...)
Ayushmann, Parineeti have sorted reply for Sonu Nigam's 'Azaan' row Ayushmann, Parineeti have sorted reply for Sonu Nigam's 'Azaan' row
- April 23, 2017

During my college days, there was a train named "Pashchim Express" that used to go from Delhi to Mumbai . The actress who was present at an event in Mumbai talked about how Priyanka Chopra introduced her to English music and how her father is her idol. (more...)
BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)
- April 23, 2017

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.21% of the company's stock. While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock now has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.18. Gamble Jones Investment Counsel increased Texas Instruments Inc (TXN) stake by 4.77% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of Texas Instruments Inc. (more...)