Tropical Storm Julia meanders near South Carolina, Georgia

15 Sep, 2016

The initial advisory from the National Hurricane Center puts maximum sustained winds at 35 miles per hour. Tropical Storm Julia is making for a rainy Wednesday for sections of north Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Tropical Storm Julia is buffeting the shores of southern USA states less than two weeks after Hermine soaked the East Coast, weather forecasters said yesterday.


Tropical storm Orlene forms in Pacific Ocean off Mexico

13 Sep, 2016

Interestingly, a polar orbiting satellite which measures waves sizes and thereby infers wind speeds was able to detect winds of tropical storm strength. The storm is moving northwest at 13 miles per hour and has sustained winds of about 40 miles per hour, according to the storm advisory. Forecasters anticipate the system will bring the potential for locally heavy rain to the Florida peninsula by sometime on Tuesday.


India condemns North Korean nuclear test

10 Sep, 2016

British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said the UN's Security Council could decide to push for full implementation of existing sanctions against North Korea or add names of companies and individuals to a sanctions blacklist. "... This is a threat we recognize is very real and we're always ensuring we're out pacing it". Pakistan, which also condemned North Korea's Friday tests, has argued that Pyongyang's nuclear weapons are plutonium-based, while charges against Islamabad was it proliferated ...


Apple unveils stunning iPhone7, Next-Gen Apple Watch Series 2

08 Sep, 2016

The iPhone 7 keynote is still underway and we'll update our readers as more products and software are announced, so stay tuned to our coverage! Oh, and it was also announced that Pokemon Go is coming to Apple Watch. Series 2 is swim-proof. The Watch Series 2 is set to arrive September 16 for $369 for the basic aluminum model. Positioned as a fitness and healthy living device that can also entertain and inform-even a demonstration of the popular Pokemon Go AR app on the wearable made ...


Asteroid Bennu getting first visitor in billions of years

08 Sep, 2016

But as it hit the atmosphere, it didn't miss us at all - it was technically an asteroid "catch-and-release!" The report added OSIRIS-REx is scheduled to reach Earth by September 2023 and land in Utah with the collected rock samples. Once they've selected a spot, though, things get even more harrowing. Its basically a 10-foot arm with a pogo assembly that he and his team have been testing out for 10 years for this very moment.


You probably should change your Dropbox password now

02 Sep, 2016

He claimed that it is a legit hack with the data breach containing Dropbox users' passwords. A senior Dropbox employee told Motherboard that the data is legitimate. "Our analysis suggests that the credentials relate to an incident we disclosed around that time", he explained. But if you're using the same password on every service, it's probably a good idea to reset them.


New Alzheimer's drug offers glimmer of hope

02 Sep, 2016

In earlier trials, researchers think the aducanumab is breaking down the amyloid and attracting the body's immune system to dispatch the remnants - specifically a class of cells known as microglia, which can digest biological residue. In the current study, subjects were all people who had substantial amyloid brain clumps - just one factor that put them at risk for a progressive loss of memory.


India Concerned Over China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Passing Through Kashmir

02 Sep, 2016

Sharif has written to the United Nations chief for the second time in a month to intervene by sending a fact-finding mission to probe human rights violations in the Valley. "If human rights violations are happening anywhere, we will express concern". "We will continue to extend political and diplomatic support to Kashmiris till justice is done to the people of Kashmir and the brutalities against them are ended", he said.


Hands-on Sony Xperia XZ review: back from Z dead

02 Sep, 2016

This new image sensor is composed of Sony's original Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor, Laser AF sensor with distance sensing technology, and RGBC-IR [i] sensor with colour sensing technology. The Sony Xperia X Compact , on the other hand, features a smaller 4.6-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display . The Sony Xperia XZ comes with 3D surround speaker.


IPhone 7 unveiling now set for September 7

01 Sep, 2016

The new phone will also have a larger rear camera placed at the top left of the phone, as well as dual cameras on the Plus variant. A company that fixes issues like these stated last week that the disease is only affecting the iPhone 6 models, due to special chips that connect with the devices main board.


Trump backer tweets cartoon of Clinton in blackface

01 Sep, 2016

In the tweet published Monday, Burns wrote, "Black Americans, THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES and letting me use you again.See you again in 4 years". Burns, the pastor of the Harvest Praise and Worship Center in Easley, has since apologized for the tweet, which also depicted Clinton wearing a T-shirt that reads "no hot sauce, not peace" and a speech bubble proclaiming, "I ain't no ways exhausted of pandering to African-Americans".


South Africa dominate as wickets tumble at Centurion

31 Aug, 2016

Bracewell (1-19) accounted for de Kock a few minutes later with a sharp short delivery as South Africa lost half their side with 82 runs on board. "Vernon is a phenomenal bowler". Wagner was struck on the helmet by Rabada but responded by slogging four fours and a six in an innings of 31 before he was caught behind off Steyn.


Your dog understands what you say and how you say it

31 Aug, 2016

While it's been known for some time that dogs respond to the tone of humans' voices, a new study shows that yes indeed, dogs can also understand some human words, independent of the tone of voice that humans use when talking to dogs. "Dog brains care about both what we say and how we say it", Andics told AP. An article published by the scientists from Hungary in a journal called Science called theresults of the test "very exciting and surprising", according to the report.


Dogs distinguish words, intonation

31 Aug, 2016

Have you ever had a dog look deeply into your eyes, as if they are hanging on to your every word? We have a long history of training dogs to respond to auditory commands, and previous research has shown that dog recognize some of our emotions.


PlayStation Now game streaming service now available for US Windows PCs

31 Aug, 2016

People can download the app from the official website. Besides using the controller to play games over PlayStation Now, the adaptor lets you play PC games using your DualShock 4 with its inherent bells and whistles. The service runs $20 a month or $100 a year, with a seven-day free trial. Windows users will need a DualShock 4 (with a USB cable for now, a wireless adapter is incoming) and a PlayStation Network account, plus a 5Mbps+ broadband connection.


Juno Completes First And Closest Jupiter Flyby

31 Aug, 2016

Juno arrived at the planet on July 4 and entered orbit in a delicate operation, as researchers anxious about how the spacecraft's systems would hold up in the face of Jupiter's intense radiation. "No other spacecraft has ever orbited Jupiter this closely, or over the poles in this fashion", said Steve Levin, Juno project scientist from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.


Astronomers Detect 'Mysterious' Signal 95-Light Years Away, A Message from Aliens?

31 Aug, 2016

Both METI International , using the Boquete Optical SETI Observatory in Panama, and the SETI Institute , using the Allen Telescope Array in California, have trained their observational equipment on HD 164595 to see if anything interesting might emerge that supports, or discounts, the idea that the signal was artificial.


No, That 'Strong Signal' from Space Probably Isn't Extraterrestrial Communication

31 Aug, 2016

The signal seemingly originates from HD164595, according to the website Centauri Dreams , which broke the story over the weekend. "No one is claiming that this is the work of an extraterrestrial civilization", Gilster cautioned, "but it is certainly worth further study".


Attackers set fire to Belgian crime lab, sparking bomb scare

30 Aug, 2016

Several attackers rammed a auto through the gates of Belgium's national crime laboratory on Monday in Brussels and then started a fire in what prosecutors said may have been an attempt to destroy evidence. State broadcaster RTBF claimed that a auto with two people on board managed to get through the security barriers to the site. The institute is linked to the Belgian ministry of justice and carries out forensic investigations in criminal cases, according to its website.


Denied vehicle, man carries wife's body on foot back to village

26 Aug, 2016

It may be mentioned here that Majhi had got his wife Amanga Dei admitted to the district headquarters hospital here on Tuesday after she fell ill. The Biju Janata Dal government had launched the Mahaparayana scheme in February this year to facilitate transporting dead bodies from government hospitals and government-affiliated hospitals to the residence of the deceased across the state.


Ford recalls over 88K vehicles due to stalling problem

26 Aug, 2016

More than 88,000 cars across two different recalls are at risk of having faulty engines that are prone to stalling, while another recall is related to power window issues. The fuel pump control module is at risk of failing, which Ford said in the recall notice could cause the engine to not start or "stall without warning while driving".


Apple issues emergency patch to counter spyware with remote access capability

26 Aug, 2016

The latest safe iOS is version 9.3.5. Today's update follow the release of iOS 9.3.4 earlier this month. A pair of US cybersecurity firms have announced the discovery of three vulnerabilities in the Apple iPhone operating system, a spokeswoman for Lookout , a mobile cybersecurity firm, said today.


Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) PT Lowered to $46.00

26 Aug, 2016

Garmin Ltd . (NASDAQ:GRMN) fell -5.74% during previous trade. Garmin Ltd . has a one-year low of $30.93 and a 52 week high of $56.19 with a price-earnings ratio of 20. Botty Investors LLC boosted its position in shares of Garmin by 290.1% in the first quarter. Howard Hughes Medical Institute boosted its position in shares of Garmin by 23.1% in the first quarter.


Are Some People Hard-Wired for Coffee?

26 Aug, 2016

The new study, published in the journal Scientific Reports , builds up on these previous findings to investigate differences in coffee consumption, and whether it could be inscribed in our DNA . People in Italy tend to drink small cups of espresso, versus the larger cups containing more caffeine that are more common in Netherlands. Other genes have been linked with coffee consumption, so this one doesn't paint the whole picture, the team said.


Rangeland wildfire forces evacuations in Eastern Idaho

25 Aug, 2016

Cal Fire said Wednesday that the 10-day-old blaze has charred almost 64 square miles of dry brush and timber. The fire was lightning caused and has already burned 6,300 acres, northwest of Jackson Lake. "When we were driving around Yellowstone, we could just see fire around the mountains", she said Wednesday. It was ignited Saturday when a car's catalytic converter busted, sending hot debris into the nearby grassy rangeland.


Race is on for driverless cars

25 Aug, 2016

GM CEO Mary Barra previous year took her top leaders to visit tech companies and venture-capital firms to get their thoughts on fostering innovation. The carmaker's move follows more than $1 billion in investments made earlier this year by Detroit-based General Motors Co in a pair of Californian technology companies to keep up with Google's autonomous-car project and Uber Technologies Inc's ride-hailing business.


Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door

25 Aug, 2016

Like the Moon in relation to Earth, Proxima b is "tidally locked", with one face always exposed to its star and the other perpetually in shadow. Earlier this year, the Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner, backed by a cast of scientists including Stephen Hawking, announced a plan called Breakthrough Starshot .


Championship leader Marquez takes pole for Czech MotoGP

21 Aug, 2016

The Spaniard saw his championship lead cut to 43 points last weekend as he suffered a dislocated shoulder in the third practice session in Austria . Lorenzo's first flying lap was a 1m54.959s, 0.667 seconds clear of the pack. "But when I slowed down to exit faster, I didn't know I had Marquez behind so this also was a problem for my last lap". "After the race in Austria, we headed straight to Brno for the back-to-back race and we are determined to give it 100% as always".


Instagram introduces new 'Event Channel' feature

20 Aug, 2016

Will they be ditching one for the other or keeping both for differing reasons? If, for instance, you're a fan of a particular artist who is in concert or an athlete who is in a match, you can get a load of fan-made videos even as the event happens, thanks to this new Explore subsection.


Twitter's Troll-Fighting Quality Filter Is Coming For Everyone

19 Aug, 2016

Since March 2015, Twitter has given verified users on some devices the option of using a "quality filter" to improve the tweets they see: It's essentially an automated moderation tool, which hides tweets that are abusive, threatening or spammy.



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