• Donald Trump Rejects Advice From Literally Everyone, Watches Solar Eclipse Without Glasses
Donald Trump Rejects Advice From Literally Everyone, Watches Solar Eclipse Without Glasses

While the three had solar eclipse glasses , which protect your eyes as you stare directly at the sun, Trump initially looked up without eye protection. Donald Trump surely knows this too, but that didn't stop the big doofus from stepping out onto the White House's Truman balcony and staring straight into that giant sphere of incredibly hot plas...

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  • Perseid Meteor Shower 2017 Not Brightest Meteor Shower In History
Perseid Meteor Shower 2017 Not Brightest Meteor Shower In History

Saturday the 12 might be better for observation, Sky and Telescope said, since the moon will rise a little later and be a tad dimmer. The shower may be slightly better in the predawn hours of August 12, but there will be a decent showing both nights.

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  • Google launches location sharing app 'Trusted Contacts' for Apple iOS devices
Google launches location sharing app 'Trusted Contacts' for Apple iOS devices

At 56%, total app revenue growth over the past year was just a quarter of what Netflix posted, implying that the subscription video service is doing a great job at signing users up to its platform on mobile. Trusted Contacts app promises to help the users connect with the people they care about the most or at times when they need them the most. Th...

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  • Toyota electric auto to use solid-state battery, arrive in 2022
Toyota electric auto to use solid-state battery, arrive in 2022

So-called "solid state" batteries have both solid electrodes and solid electrolytes. Toyota spokeswoman Kayo Doi said the company would not comment on specific product plans but added that it aimed to commercialise all-solid-state batteries by the early 2020s.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Date Confirmed
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Date Confirmed

CAD images revealed by Jonathan Endicott, CEO of case manufacturer Slickwraps, appear to suggest that Samsung has failed to integrate the technology into the front screen, opting instead for the same rear mounted scanner found on the Galaxy S8 .

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  • Iranian math genius Mirzakhani passes away
Iranian math genius Mirzakhani passes away

In 2008, at 31, she became a professor at Stanford. Mirzakhani was awarded the Fields Medal ― affectionately referred to as the " Nobel Prize for Mathematics" ― in 2014 for her work on dynamical systems and complex geometry. According to the awarding committee , Mirzakhani's genius came from her "rare combination of superb technical ability, bol...

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  • US House may ban healthcare for transgender military personnel
US House may ban healthcare for transgender military personnel

The US House of Representatives could vote today (13 July) on an amendment that would bar transgender people serving in the military from receiving medical care related to gender transitioning. After Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) pointed out the " bigotry " of the measure, Democrats gained support from 24 Republican representatives, resultin...

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  • Uber forms a new company with its top competitor in Russian Federation
Uber forms a new company with its top competitor in Russian Federation

The remaining 4.1% will go to employees. Yandex and ride-hailing giant Uber announced that they had agreed to combine their regional ride-hailing businesses into a new company that Yandex will control. This deal, which will need regulatory approvals, will value the combined entity at over $3.4 billion. The two companies' market share co...

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  • Google Doodle Celebrates Eva Ekeblad, The Woman Who Made Vodka Possible
Google Doodle Celebrates Eva Ekeblad, The Woman Who Made Vodka Possible

Her work resulted in gluten-free baking and production of alcohols such as potato wine and vodka. After the death of her husband Count Claes Claesson Ekeblad in 1771, Ekeblad retired to her countryside estates. Following her success, Eva Ekeblad turned her attentions towards easing other domestic tasks. Meitner then moved to Sweden and gained c...

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  • India cannot subdue occupied Kashmir by force, says prime minister
India cannot subdue occupied Kashmir by force, says prime minister

The killing of Burhan triggered a valley-wide uprising. Due to security clampdown, people preferred to stay indoors today. In uptown areas of Srinagar and other places in the valley where restrictions were not imposed, shops, public transport and other businesses remained closed and very little private transport was seen on the roads.

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  • UAE condemns terrorist attacks in Egypt and Saudi
UAE condemns terrorist attacks in Egypt and Saudi

There were thought to be about 60 soldiers at the compound. It was unclear if they also took armoured vehicles. Separately on Friday a state security officer was shot and killed outside his home in Qalubiya, a province just north of Cairo, while on his way to Friday prayers, an interior ministry statement said.

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  • Microsoft set to slash thousands of sales jobs in massive reorganisation
Microsoft set to slash thousands of sales jobs in massive reorganisation

Azure recorded a 93 percent jump in sales last quarter, making it a bright spot for the company as it branches out from its legacy software roots. Microsoft said a significant majority of jobs expected to be eliminated are outside the U.S.

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  • Gang rape victim attacked fifth time in 9 yrs, no arrest yet
Gang rape victim attacked fifth time in 9 yrs, no arrest yet

The woman are undergoing treatment at trauma centre and right side of her face were injured. The woman was first gangraped in 2008 over some property dispute. The incident took place inside the hostel premises. The Rae Bareli police have detained Bhondu Singh and Guddu Singh, the two men accused of gangraping her and carrying out the acid attac...

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  • Andromeda Won't Get Single-Player DLC
Andromeda Won't Get Single-Player DLC

Majority of the employees there were distributed to other projects following the "chilly reception" for " Mass Effect: Andromeda ", as Schreier put it. However, behind all the statements that refuted the Sinclair Networks rumor, there was no information regarding the single-player DLC for Mass Effect: Andromeda .

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  • Murray out of Wimbledon practice match
Murray out of Wimbledon practice match

This is an "ultra-cautious" decision according to Murray's team, and it's expected he will play his other scheduled match at the Hurlingham Club on Friday. "His hip is a bit sore", said a spokesman for the Scot, who had been due to face Frenchman Lucas Pouille . I thought a year ago was more hard because in two weeks we didn't finish one practi...

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  • Super Nintendo Classic: All 21 SNES Games Announced - Ranked
Super Nintendo Classic: All 21 SNES Games Announced - Ranked

A few months ago # Nintendo announced that they were ending production of the very popular Nintendo Entertainment System ( NES) Classic Edition. For a product like this, pre-orders will typically sell out before your notification goes through. They will think the console is ready to be played out of the box, only to find that this isn't the...

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  • Canada's Trudeau say US timber duties will cost 'thousands' of jobs
Canada's Trudeau say US timber duties will cost 'thousands' of jobs

In June, the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled an $867-million aid package to the Canadian forestry industry to offset the effect of American duties on Canadian softwood producers. Lumber Coalition spokesman Zoltan van Heyningen. The U.S. has faced resistance around its desire to reduce Canadian producers' market share, thoug...

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  • Apple reveals new HomePod, iPad Pro and upgraded operating systems
Apple reveals new HomePod, iPad Pro and upgraded operating systems

See what's new in iOS 11 with our deep dive into the new iOS 11 features that matter the most and how the iOS 11 vs iOS 10 comparison shapes up now that Apple showed off a new look and new options for your iPhone and iPad . Both iPads will have feature Apple's True Tone display with wide color gamut comfort, alongside enhanced the ca...

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  • Nintendo Announces Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions at E3 2017
Nintendo Announces Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions at E3 2017

This update includes enhanced visuals, but it also includes a new campaign that has players controlling a squad of Goombas on their mission to save Mario's archenemy, Bowser. In this mode players will take the role of Captain Goomba and recruit characters in order to grow a minion army and find Bowser. One of the Game Boy Advance's seminal RPGs...

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  • Minecraft now supports cross play across mobile, PC and gaming consoles
Minecraft now supports cross play across mobile, PC and gaming consoles

This means that all mobile, console and Windows 10 versions of these games will fall under the Minecraft moniker, in addition to Java , which is a PC title. The company has also announced a server browser that will allow you to join out of public servers. This unification plan will also allow for the expansion of the Minecraft Market...

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  • Tropical Storm Calvin forms in Pacific, hits southern Mexico
Tropical Storm Calvin forms in Pacific, hits southern Mexico

NASA's Aqua satellite captured a look at the depression just prior to its classification as a tropical storm. This system is no threat to the US mainland. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 millibars. Calvin should continue to move inland over southeastern Mexico through early Tuesday, the hurricane center said.

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  • Apple clarifies how tips should work in iOS apps
Apple clarifies how tips should work in iOS apps

As Rover's John Coombs explains , right now app developers can basically require you to give complete location permissions, lest the app do nothing at all. While content creators will surely feel the difference of Apple taking a 30 percent cut from tips, the legalization of the feature could mean that even more users will use the feature to send ...

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  • Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11
Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11

If the speculation pans out, the speaker would be Apple's first new product since its smartwatch in 2015. Alexa and Google Assistant don't have those limitations. Apple , by contrast, has been stubborn about letting outsiders tap the power of Siri , and the company has fallen behind as a result. Apple said that watch wearers will be ab...

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  • Radeon Pro 500 Series for iMac: Powerful Performance for Breathtaking 5K Computing
Radeon Pro 500 Series for iMac: Powerful Performance for Breathtaking 5K Computing

The iMac Retina 4K 21.5-inch model, however, has gone from a starting price of $1,499 to $1,299. There's an Apple A8 chip inside the HomePod to handle all the audio processing and privacy protection that Siri is vaunted for. On the Mac front, Apple showed off High Sierra , the next version of MacOS. The new MacBook Air models will also g...

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  • United Nations chief: Save the oceans to avert 'global catastrophe'
United Nations chief: Save the oceans to avert 'global catastrophe'

US President Donald Trump's recent decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord is also expected to be a hot topic at the talks. We plan to highlight our worldwide and domestic activities, our investments in the Pacific's oceans and fisheries and our effective management of our own marine areas.

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  • 3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet
3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet

Musk also specified that under the new platform for the Model Y , the company will not use the same 12-volt lead-acid battery to significantly reduce the amount of harnessing that goes between the battery and the powertrain. Musk didn't doubt that injuries do happen at Tesla's factory, but said the company is making progress in reducing the...

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  • Apple's watchOS improvements focus on fitness and Siri
Apple's watchOS improvements focus on fitness and Siri

With Apple watchOS 4 , customers doing back-to-back workouts or training for a triathlon can combine multiple workouts to capture overall calorie and time measurements. WatchOS 4 is in developer preview now. Algorithms were also added for high intensity workouts. It may well be that the company is planning some other sports for the app as well, a...

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  • Luck and perfect tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF
Luck and perfect tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF

Murray was already picking up the huge deliveries of Khachanov , and he worked a break-point chance with one such cracking return of serve, and broke for 4-2 as the Russian put a forehand wide. "I knew I had to impose my game on him and send a message that he was going to have to hang tough for three hours if he wanted to beat me". In his seven...

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  • PS Plus June 2017 Lineup Reportedly Leaked By PlayStation Turkey
PS Plus June 2017 Lineup Reportedly Leaked By PlayStation Turkey

Based on a post of PlayStation Turkey on Twitter, two of the titles for the June 2017 free games lineup include Square Enix's episodic graphic adventure game " Life Is Strange " and Tripwire Interactive's " Killing Floor 2 ". Both of these games appear to be critically a hit and should satisfy a different set of users depending on whether you pre...

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  • Graco recalls 25K auto seats recalled due to harness flaw
Graco recalls 25K auto seats recalled due to harness flaw

Affected model numbers are 1871689, 1908152, 1813074, 1872691, 1853478, 1877535, 1813015, and 1794334. An estimated 10 percent of the 25,494 seats are estimated to have the defect, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. Graco is manufacturing replacement harness kits. Because of the chance the restraints of the seat might brea...

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  • Climate change Melting permafrost has flooded the global seed vault
Climate change Melting permafrost has flooded the global seed vault

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was made to be the world's backup plan where scientists and nations can store their seeds and deposit them when needed. However, after the structure was contravened by the water, melting from Permafrost - caused by scorching temperature, experts now have questioned that how the structure will be capable of safeguard...

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  • Google AI beats Chinese master in ancient game of Go
Google AI beats Chinese master in ancient game of Go

According to his human opponent, AlphaGo made many elegant moves: Jie pointed out the AI's 24th move as a particularly high-level strategy that apparently made "all the stones work across the board". Also like a god, AlphaGo has been demonstrating its influence far and wide among the game's top players - including Ke, who Wired notes adopted som...

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  • Samsung to unveil a stretchable display soon
Samsung to unveil a stretchable display soon

Its biggest rival Samsung Display Co. also announced yesterday that it would demonstrate the most advanced flexible organic light-emitting diode ( OLED ) panel technology, so-called stretchable panels, at the same conference . But Samsung is gearing up to go one gimmicky step further by unveiling the inaugural " stretchable " display pan...

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  • Instagram launches Story Search for hashtags and locations
Instagram launches Story Search for hashtags and locations

Any Snapchat user can create their own Story, but now they'll be able to invite their contacts to post to a shared Story as well. Instagram users can now search for a location or hashtag, and see a Story compiled from Story posts by other users that include that location sticker , hashtag sticker, or hashtag in the caption.

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  • Rebel Wilson tells court Australian articles hurt her career
Rebel Wilson tells court Australian articles hurt her career

Wilson claimed the articles were so damaging she lost roles in major Hollywood films including voice parts for the kids' cartoons Kung Fu Panda 3 and Trolls . The trial may last as long as three weeks. She was so sick she felt like she'd contracted a "voodoo disease" and was disconnected from her body, the court heard.

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