Science

by | September 29, 2016 | 01:17

Cloud-computing, a growing business in which companies increasingly turn to rented, web-based infrastructure to run their software instead of their own back room servers, has a been a showcase of Microsoft's newfound willingness to partner with erstwhile competitors.

by | September 26, 2016 | 02:00

Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, elected previous year, is trying to improve ties and increase trade with the world's second-largest economy after a decade of rocky relations under his Conservative predecessor, the news agency said.

by | September 24, 2016 | 08:32

Benedict Cumberbatch's Doctor Strange was unveiled as the official Empire cover star during today's Empire Live event in London (see the magical one-sheet below), but according to the good doctor himself, he nearly missed out on the role of Marvel's Sorcerer Supreme.

by | September 24, 2016 | 08:26

Iowa talk show host Steve Deace, a Cruz supporter, said on Twitter that he fears that Cruz will support the GOP nominee, and he called it a major mistake. The surprising decision to support Trump marks a dramatic U-turn for Cruz , who had referred to the real estate mogul as a "trainwreck" and a "pathological liar" who was not fit to lead America.

by | September 24, 2016 | 08:25

As microlensing events are, by their nature, one-offs, astronomers needed another way to confirm the nature of OGLE-2007-BLG-349 and Hubble has been used to zoom in on the star system that triggered the 2007 brightening. The Hubble telescope recently discovered a new planet about the size of Saturn that orbits around two stars near the center of the Milky Way. Now that the team has shown that microlensing can successfully detect planets orbiting double-star systems, Hubble could ...

by | September 23, 2016 | 05:34

An official with the agency, Nam Taek-joo, said Samsung's "plan to remove hazards in the markets is insufficient". According to the recall plan approved by the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS), Samsung's battery supplier has to use an X-ray test for every lithium battery created for the Note 7 before shipping them to Samsung.

by | September 22, 2016 | 06:50

General Assembly gathering. Earlier this month the USA and China, responsible for 40 per cent of the world's carbon emissions, both formally joined the Paris global climate agreement. To date, the treaty has been ratified by 29 countries representing over 40% of global emissions. The idea that climate change is a conspiracy was propagated by the GOP nominee during an interview a year ago.

by | September 22, 2016 | 06:53

Its replacement, Tiangong-2, was launched on Thursday, and is due to receive its first manned mission from Shenzhou-11 in mid-to-late October. For the moment Tiangong 1 remains whole, now orbiting the planet more than 200 miles above Earth's surface.

by | September 22, 2016 | 06:50

Those included the relatively large emitters Mexico (1.70 percent of global emissions), Argentina (0.89 percent), Ukraine (1.04 percent) and the United Arab Emirates (0.53 percent of emissions). Mrs May stressed that the United Kingdom was committed to the target of spending 0.7% of gross national income on overseas aid and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defence.

by | September 17, 2016 | 01:09

A Twitter user shared the following screengrab of her from Google Street View. When the BBC contacted Google, the California-based company admitted to being a tad "overzealous" with its technology. Google launched its street view in 2007 and has sent the internet into a spin on many occasions with everything from possible murders caught on camera to planes in unusual places.

by | September 16, 2016 | 08:33

Renho, 48, who goes by her given name only, hopes to fix the party's image, battered by three years in power that were plagued by infighting, policy flip-flops and unkept promises that handed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) a landslide election win in 2012.

by | September 15, 2016 | 12:34

The Amazon Echo will also be able to control appliances like light switches, coffee machines and TVs as well as stream music and answer questions using internet searches. The Echo, which has been available in the USA since June 2015, is a 23.5 cm tall cylindrical speaker - similar in appearance to the UE Megaboom - with a seven-piece microphone array.

by | September 15, 2016 | 12:30

Xiaomi Mi 5S since a couple of months has already been experiencing numerous high waves of online leak , and recently a screenshot posted online, indicating a number of specifications and functionalities of this yet-to-be-announced mobile.

by | September 15, 2016 | 12:27

The program, which is now being trialed on public sector IT networks, is aimed primarily at protecting government sites and the infrastructure of industries important to national security, such as power and transport. 'The government does not own or operate the internet. Consumers must have a choice. "So addressing privacy concerns and citizen choice is hard wired into our program".

by | September 15, 2016 | 12:27

One StarHub customer said she received an SMS from the telco earlier on Thursday, notifying her that the jet black and silver models will not be available at Friday's launch "due to a last minute change in iPhone 7 availability at the supplier's end".

by | September 11, 2016 | 02:00

Flights from the airport, which is popular with Irish commuters and business people, were grounded for six hours because of the disturbance. The protesters, who claim to be acting in support of Black Lives Matter UK, are said to have got onto the tarmac at the airport after using a boat to sail across the Royal Docks.

by | September 11, 2016 | 01:56

E.T. start time and will be broadcast on FOX. Hello Dennis Allen! Reggie McKenzie's first coaching hire is the Saints defensive coordinator and will go up against the only team for which he's held a head-coaching job. The contract keeps him in black and gold for the next two seasons and pays him a fully guaranteed $44.25 million. The Raiders' defense is full of upstarts and has one of the most explosive players in the National Football League in defensive end Khalil Mack.

by | September 10, 2016 | 02:00

One focus was on the performance of NBC moderator Matt Lauer . Levada says the poll was conducted August 26-29, involved personal interviews with 1,600 people in 48 Russian regions, and had a margin of error of 3.4 percentage points. "I did exactly what I should have done and I take it very seriously, always have, always will", she said. Trump's praise of Putin and his suggestion that the United States and Russian Federation form an alliance to defeat ISIS militants could raise eyebrows ...

by | September 10, 2016 | 01:57

So let's get started. After quite the wait, PlayStation has finally unveiled the new PS4 Pro . As the PlayStation Meeting wrapped up, Microsoft UK issued a press release (sent to Videogamer and EG) and a pointed tweet . The very first thing that strikes the player is that the PS4 Pro is meant for a much higher experience in gaming. Sony has confirmed a partnership with Netflix for 4K video streaming on the PS4 Pro , with around 600 hours worth of 4K content ready for the machine's ...

by | September 10, 2016 | 01:53

The underwater drones, or gliders as they are known, collect data that scientists say will help them better understand what sustains and strengthens hurricanes and tropical storms. Another area being monitored is a large area of thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave in the central Atlantic. Like a nor'easter giving our area a glancing blow instead of a blizzard, the former hurricane ended up moving just east enough off the Mid-Atlantic coast to spare Queens the worst.

by | September 09, 2016 | 04:41

Every PS4 on the market will soon receive an update that makes them compatible with HDR TV sets (which is arguably as important as 4K, if not more so). The Sony PlayStation 4 Pro will be released on November 10. To demonstrate the new console, Sony showed scenes from a variety of games including Watchdogs 2, Deux Ex: Mankind Divided and Killing Floor 2.

by | September 09, 2016 | 04:40

But then again the news surrounding the iPad Mini 5 has been scarce to make some conclusions. Immediately after its launch alongside the iPad Pro, rumors have hinted that Apple might bring Apple Pencil functionality to other devices. Schiller confirmed that both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available with 32GB as a basic option, with 128GB and 256GB editions also available.

by | September 08, 2016 | 01:29

Stein, who is now hovering around 3 percent in the polls , had her last town hall hosted by CNN. Joe DeMare, the Green party candidate for the U.S. The Massachusetts physician said she's now practicing "political medicine" since politics is the mother of all ills. Empty podium at Capital U as Green Party's Jill Stein mistakenly flies to Cincy rather than Columbus.

by | September 08, 2016 | 01:25

Matternet's autonomous M2 drones could carry a package 4.4 pounds over 12 miles. The fact that this is just a concept vehicle aside, its unlikely we'll see the Vision Van hit the road anytime soon. -based Matternet as part of the partnership , a spokeswoman said. The concept vehicle is an all-electric model, which can travel up to 270 kilometers (168 miles) on one charge.

by | September 06, 2016 | 12:37

According to Christian Times , Apple is prepping for a big surprise next month. This has fuelled rumours that Microsoft would be including the processor in its Microsoft Surface Pro 5 device, reports GameNGuide . Aside from its great design and impressive speed and performance, MacBook Pro 2016 is created to make most tasks easier for you. Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller announces the new MacBook Pro during the keynote address at the World Wide ...