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Brexit must not be used to turn United Kingdom into tax haven - Corbyn
- October 19, 2017

Some have accused politicians of using them as pawns in the deal-making. Her assurances that European Union nationals will not be treated as a "bargaining chip" in Brexit negotiations came via an email sent on Wednesday evening to people who have signed up to a Home Office list for updates. (more...)
Michelle Williams was 'suicidal' amid Destiny's Child fame Michelle Williams was 'suicidal' amid Destiny's Child fame
- October 19, 2017

Williams said she doesn't fault Knowles for not being able to understand what she was going through, as it's the response of many people , which is why she wants to normalise the discussion of mental health issues. She added: 'I was suicidal ... and wanted out'. Artists candidly discussing their struggles with mental illness isn't as common enough as it should be. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 WC: Missed chances a concern for Ghana coach Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 WC: Missed chances a concern for Ghana coach
- October 19, 2017

In a one-sided match, Ghana could have added more scorers to their sheet and had their opponents been a team other than Niger , the results would have been hard to predict. However, Niger coach Ismaila Tiemoko denied that his custodian was responsible for a respectable scoreline. "We had a match we could put in and we played very well, but we made defensive errors which cost us the goals today". (more...)
Astrophysicist S. Chandrasekhar's Life is Being Celebrated With a New Google Doodle Astrophysicist S. Chandrasekhar's Life is Being Celebrated With a New Google Doodle
- October 19, 2017

If he were alive today, though, he'd be 107 years old. "A child prodigy, Chandra published his first paper and developed his theory of star evolution before turning 20". It was by Rabindranath Tagore, an Indian who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1913. Chandrasekhar wrote books on numerous topics "ranging from radiative transfer of energy through the atmospheres of stars to the motions of stars within galaxies" and was also a dedicated teacher, according to the University of Chicago. (more...)
Switch update brings video capture and pre-purchasing Switch update brings video capture and pre-purchasing
- October 19, 2017

Version 4.0.0 of the Nintendo Switch firmware also adds video capture capabilities for certain games, but no word on what certain means there. Games incompatible with the screen recording will have a "Video can not be captured for this software" message overlaid on the screen. (more...)
Meteor medley at the weekend Meteor medley at the weekend
- October 19, 2017

Both of these meteor showers last for several days. Odds are, if you're reading this, it'll be cold when the shower peaks. Astronomers predict between 15 and 25 meteors per hour should be visible, which means, if the weather gods are kind, I'm hoping to feast my eyes on a gorgeous cosmic firework show. (more...)
Bucks beat the Celtics in their National Basketball Association opener Bucks beat the Celtics in their National Basketball Association opener
- October 19, 2017

Celtics forward Gordon Hayward has shared a heartfelt message to his supporters following the shocking injury he suffered in Boston's National Basketball Association season opener against Cleveland. And Abdel Nader, a player whose feet did not touch the floor in Cleveland on Tuesday, was the first one brought into the game, checking in as a replacement for Marcus Smart. (more...)
Discovery of 500km lunar cave raises hopes for human colonisation of moon
- October 19, 2017

But according to researchers from Japan and the United States, the intact lava tube could provide enough protection that astronauts would be able to seek shelter from the hazardous moon surface. The experts at JAXA discovered them by using radar data from the SELENE spacecraft - a Japanese lunar orbiter - and combined it with information from GRAIL - A Nasa project to collect high quality information on the moon. (more...)
Sony reveals the PS4 Mini Wired Gamepad for kids Sony reveals the PS4 Mini Wired Gamepad for kids
- October 19, 2017

As an added bonus of sorts, it sports the iconic blue of PlayStation. Sony says that some of the touchpad inputs can be performed with the thumb sticks instead, and there's a new button in the middle of the controller to replace the function of pressing the touchpad in. (more...)
Jio Has Revised Their Tariff; Good News & Bad News For Jio's Subscribers Jio Has Revised Their Tariff; Good News & Bad News For Jio's Subscribers
- October 19, 2017

The revised plan has introduced a new Rs 459 plan, with a validity of 84 days and 84 GB data, with 1 GB per day usage limit. From now on, there shall be 9 different plans , with minimum being Rs 52 plan , which will give 1.05 GB data for 7 days validity, a plan which has been long used by Airtel and Vodafone as well, but with 1-day or 2-day validity. (more...)
New Windows laptops will run for several days without recharging New Windows laptops will run for several days without recharging
- October 19, 2017

At Computex we learned that the mobile PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors would be sleek, thin and fanless and offer " beyond all-day battery life " with unparalleled LTE connectivity. I don't take my charger with me. I can charge it every few days or so. The battery life is described as "really really good" and "beyond expectations" with multi-day results being quoted in testing. (more...)
Apple Watch saves United States man's life Apple Watch saves United States man's life
- October 19, 2017

A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage of a major artery in the lungs, usually a blood clot. Our smartwatches and fitness bands have been created to keep track of certain biometrics, like calories burned, distance walked, and even our heart rate. (more...)
Tichome Mini with Google Assistant now on pre-order for $79.99 Tichome Mini with Google Assistant now on pre-order for $79.99
- October 18, 2017

Despite a minor setback , the Google Home Mini has officially launched and is available for purchase from the Google Store today. To remind you, Tichome Mini comes with a built-in battery, so the device is portable and can be carried around the house. (more...)
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) moves 0.78% away from 52-Week High = Active Alert
- October 18, 2017

The company was downgraded on Wednesday, April 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Friday, November 6 by Morgan Stanley. The stock exchanged hands with 6,249,870 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 16.15M shares. (more...)
Adobe deploys new Lightroom plan, Photoshop tools in massive Creative Cloud update Adobe deploys new Lightroom plan, Photoshop tools in massive Creative Cloud update
- October 18, 2017

Both the versions, according to Adobe, would be more user-friendly, allowing users to edit the photo in real-time on different devices. The biggest news out of MAX is the splitting of Lightroom into two separate offerings: the synced, simpler-interfaced Lightroom CC that includes 1TB of online storage; and Lightroom Classic, which hews closely the existing interface. (more...)
Security flaws put billions of Wi-Fi devices at risk
- October 18, 2017

Wireless security has a fundamental flaw that allows hackers with malicious intent to enter your device, which can only be combated by applying a number of proper practices to your network. "Wi-Fi Alliance will test the vulnerability within our global certification lab network". As per statistics, more than 11 million devices are using Wi-Fi in Singapore, and it includes routers, smartphones, computers and even surveillance cameras. (more...)
Lego unveils 'Women of NASA' set with astronauts, scientists Lego unveils 'Women of NASA' set with astronauts, scientists
- October 18, 2017

Lego fan Maia Weinstock , a science writer and editor, created the concept for the set and received the backing of 10,000 supporters through the Lego Ideas projects site. The set will be available to purchase on 1st November, though it will be available at a one-off event on 28th October in the 5th Avenue Lego Store in NY. (more...)
Yuvraj Singh, mother, brother booked for domestic violence by sister-in-law Akanksha Yuvraj Singh, mother, brother booked for domestic violence by sister-in-law Akanksha
- October 18, 2017

A report on entertainment portal SpotboyE, com suggests that Akanksha has made a decision to speak about the matter after the first hearing of the matter on October 21. "Yuvraj even told Akanksha that if she does not toe the line then she has no place in that house", Malik concluded while clearing that the notice has been sent to the family of the cricketer. (more...)
McLaren confirms ultimate road-legal track auto is coming McLaren confirms ultimate road-legal track auto is coming
- October 18, 2017

That shouldn't be much of a problem as those who can afford this vehicle can probably buy the more relaxing 570GT without making a financial effort. For the sake of comparison, that would make it nearly 250 kg (551 lbs) lighter than the P1. (more...)
Snack attack: alligators like to eat sharks, study reveals Snack attack: alligators like to eat sharks, study reveals
- October 18, 2017

These include nurse sharks and stingrays. Alligators will eat sharks given a chance, a stomach-pumping scientist said in a recently published study, and the battle between the two feared predators often comes down to size and opportunity. (more...)