Science

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:21

That could be huge when you consider the fact that ads earned Google $60 billion in revenues past year, and that Chrome accounts for almost half all browsers used in the US. The search giant now pays Adblock Plus's parent company for exactly that. Google's goal here seems clear: to reduce the use of ad platforms other than its own and punish sites who create a less than desirable experience for users.

by | April 17, 2017 | 04:59

Mr Lavrov said: "We have talked about the ensuing missile attack by the USA against the air base on April 7th". Both Syria and Russian Federation have denied that forces loyal to the Assad regime carried out the toxic gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun on 4 April.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:54

The pair eventually made it safely to the lake's bank. The ice gave in under his weight, as his dog struggled to keep his head above the freezing water. "I knew something was wrong when he first went out there", McIver said. The harrowing incident was caught on camera by chance, with local news crews on the scene to report on ice safety when the scene unfolded.

by | April 09, 2017 | 02:58

Unheralded Jordan Thompson stunned world number 15 Jack Sock in four sets in the opening rubber of the Davis Cup quarter-final between Australia and the US in Brisbane on Friday. Australia are seeking revenge after losing t o the U.S. in the first round past year and would progress to the semi-finals for only the second time since 2006 if Sam Groth and John Peers can wrap things up against Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey on Saturday.

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:36

Amazon announced its latest Fire TV Stick with Alexa support in February. The new Amazon Fire TV Stick comes with Amazon's Alexa voice activated assistant and it is now available in the United Kingdom for £39.99. Before you can use the device's skills-Amazon's term for its audio controlled apps-you first have to enable them. Fire TV now features an overhauled Netflix-type user interface - called the Cinematic UI - that is created to make finding movies and TV shows easier.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:12

Samsung has reportedly filed a number of patents relating to a folding smartphone at the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO). NEW YORK-Samsung seems to be playing it safe-at least with its battery-as it unveils its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.

by | April 03, 2017 | 03:03

The Wizards come into Salt Lake City Friday having won four of their last five, with only a loss against the Clippers Wednesday blemishing that record. Averaging over double-digit assists on the season, Wall only had 1 assist at halftime against the Jazz. I've been around a lot of fights back when I played.

by | April 02, 2017 | 01:19

Second, there will now be a handy "Replying to" field, which lets users see all the participants in one conversation and make changes as necessary, such as excluding a particular users from a thread. In addition to expanding your available characters, Twitter believes that it will be easier to follow conversations when you are no longer distracted by repetitive usernames.

by | April 01, 2017 | 01:30

Because really, what's April Fool's Day if you can't drag your friends into the gag? For example, search "do a barrel roll" and the screen will do a 360-degree turn, in honor of the classic Nintendo series Star Fox. There doesn't seem to be any way to create a custom game using your own location on mobile, and even on the web browser things might not load up if you're not in an area with enough roads.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:45

In addition, Danish prosecutors said that the firm was running an illegal service on the grounds of ban flagged over Uber in some European countries. The company said about 2,000 Danish drivers and 300,000 riders use its app. "But the law, as it now stands, will prevent chauffeurs from using their own cars and sets obsolete demands regarding expensive taximeters and seat sensors in the cars - functions that a smartphone can just as easily solve".

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:40

The actions were most unusual, as almost all rocket parts fall into the ocean after launching, they sink and are never recovered or seen again . "This is potentially revolutionary", said John Logsdon, a space policy expert, and historian at George Washington University's Space Policy Institute.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:41

They also have movie tie-in masks for Alien: Covenant, Despicable Me 3 , Guardians of the Galaxy 2, and Wonder Woman . Facebook launched ephemeral stories and messaging on its mobile apps on Tuesday, copying a wildly successful Snapchat feature.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:05

The factory that makes the Explorer, Taurus and Police Interceptor vehicles added new water-saving technologies, including a new electrolysis system that removes calcium and magnesium from one of the largest cooling towers at the plant. Finally, it will build a $200 million advanced data center next to its Flat Rock assembly plant. Speaking at the American Center for Mobility earlier in March, Trump teased an upcoming auto industry announcement, but did not give details.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:44

That model involves the first few levels of Super Mario Run being playable for free with the remaining levels being locked behind a $9.99 paywall. The premium vs. the freemium model is a debate that won't be ending anytime soon, though having access to a full game without any holdups definitely makes playing the game more enjoyable.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:41

In other words, the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee was circumspect on Sunday and Monday, pointing to circumstantial evidence, but as of yesterday, Schiff appears to have learned more. Trump's tweet seemed to differ with what Comey said. Ros-Lehtinen, who refused to endorse Trump during the campaign, was rewarded with a significant payoff when she inquired whether Russia's intervention in 2016 was different than in prior elections.

by | March 23, 2017 | 01:45

These planets were taken from the official "dwarf planet record" compiled by Mike Brown, Professor of Planetary Astronomy at The California Institute of Technology . Stern's definition would up the count of planets in the solar system from eight to a beefy 110, more or less. In 2006, the IAU officially defined a planet as "a celestial body that (a) is in orbit around the Sun, (b) has sufficient mass for its self-gravity to overcome rigid body forces so that it assumes a hydrostatic ...

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:53

Andromeda looks awesome on PC, and runs mostly fine, PC players known how valuable it is to run the game at the best performance possible. Launching worldwide this week, Mass Effect: Andromeda is the latest entry in developer BioWare's sci-fi action-RPG series.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:43

Last month, Nasrallah warned that Hezbollah would put up fierce resistance in any future confrontation with Israel should the United States give it the green light to attack it inside Lebanon. "It's only normal for the criminal to attack those defending the cause of his victims, but I can not accept being subjected to such pressures", she told reporters in Beirut , quoting from her resignation letter.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:26

The last thing you want in a collision is a seat belt that comes detached from its moorings. Hyundai's number for the recall is 160. This flaw in the design could cause the seat belts to detach. The NHTSA report said the recall campaign will begin on April 7 when the Korean automaker will alert owners by mail. Affected owners will have to head to the dealer, where techs will inspect and verify the connection between pretensioner and seat belt linkage, ensuring proper attachment as necessary.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:39

The primary components of the New Glenn Rocket will be power-driven by seven of Blue Origin's BE-4 engines and are specifically intended for landing back on Earth after blasting off into space. The BE-4 and AR1 will employ a staged combustion cycle, a more efficient engine cycle than now available on other USA liquid hydrocarbon rocket engines.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:43

Eruptions from Etna can last days and sometimes even weeks. The Sicilian landmark's last major eruption was in 1992. During that time, the lava flow threatened to swallow a Sicilian village and worldwide aid came as they stemmed the lava tunnel with concrete blocks to stop the flow.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:50

For Calderon, the move allows the veteran point guard to join a contending team and compete for an National Basketball Association championship. The two-time defending Western Conference champions need a veteran guard to fill out their bench, and with Deron Williams expected to join the Cleveland Cavaliers once he clears waivers, Calderon is the best remaining option.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:34

The former champion appeared during Wednesday night's WWE NXT television tapings at the University of Central Florida. It all kicked off after TJ Perkins lost to Shinsuke Nakamura, in a match taped for the March 22 episode, before Roode came out and allowed Almas to ambush The King of Strong Style from behind.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:35

This is usually due to unknown changes in the deep ocean pushing a group of them to the surface, where they can't handle the different water conditions and die. According to the Post , there have also been several incidents of marine life beaching themselves recently in the same area. "It's theoretically possible because when an natural disaster occurs there can be a build-up of pressure in the rocks which can lead to electrostatic charges that cause electrically-charged ions to be ...

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:54

Computers on board the Dragon triggered the abort after recognizing an incorrect value in data about the location of the space station. SpaceX launched the Dragon capsule Sunday from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A, out of action since NASA's space shuttle program ended in 2011.