• At least 217 dead after 7.1 magnitude quake strikes Mexico
At least 217 dead after 7.1 magnitude quake strikes Mexico

President Enrique Peña Nieto said 22 bodies were found in the debris of an elementary school in Mexico City that collapsed due to the quake. Mexico's education secretary, Aurelio Nuno, said 25 people were killed at the school , while 11 others were rescued and 30 were missing.

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  • Cassini Grand Finale: Orbiter Goes Out in a Blaze on Friday
Cassini Grand Finale: Orbiter Goes Out in a Blaze on Friday

His team will also investigate the phenomenon of "ring rain", when water vapor and ice grains from the rings descend into the gas giant's atmosphere. On several occasions in Cassini's 294 orbits around Saturn , the ringed gas giant eclipsed the sun giving the spacecraft the flawless opportunity to photograph the planet from a unique angle.

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  • Apple Just Made A Big Change to iTunes
Apple Just Made A Big Change to iTunes

Internet Radio has become part of Music, the ringtones section has vanished entirely, and iTunes U can now be found in Podcasts . To download iOS apps , people must instead use Apple's online App Store. On your Mac, launch the App Store app in your Applications folder. With the new change, users can also download apps or ringtones ...

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  • Apple Watch series 3 launching in India on September 29
Apple Watch series 3 launching in India on September 29

And with the device now having the ability to stream 4K content (only to 4K TVs, of course) from places like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video later this year, it's definitely going to need that extra boost. The new models include Global Positioning System, and some models support LTE, although to get a cellular plan you need to have iPhone on the c...

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  • The Biggest Solar Storm In A Decade Knocked Out Earth's GPS Communications
The Biggest Solar Storm In A Decade Knocked Out Earth's GPS Communications

The X-class flare was the strongest in more than ten years, and could lead to significant aurora activity. "Flash has already given the deterioration in the quality of connections in Europe and America", - said the expert. Scientists are still watching to see if a CME is making its way toward the Earth. While we're treated to a fantastic light sh...

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  • Clashes Between Residents, Police Erupt in S Korea Over THAAD Deployment
Clashes Between Residents, Police Erupt in S Korea Over THAAD Deployment

Additional launchers for a controversial American antimissile system will be installed Thursday in Seongju County, North Gyeongsang, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday. Putin made the remarks Wednesday after meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Vladivostok, Russia. "China demands that the United States and the ROK respe...

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  • LG launches 6-inch 'LG V30', its lightest flagship with FullVision Display
LG launches 6-inch 'LG V30', its lightest flagship with FullVision Display

The LG V30 carries the same kind of metal frame and glass panel to look premium. The f1.6 lens is paired with a 13-megapixel wide-angle lens to create the dual camera . The smartphone would be available in four colors; Aurora Black , Cloud Silver, Moroccan Blue , and Lavender Violet. LG claims that V30 is the first global smartphone to sup...

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  • IPhone 8: gesture controls fully replace the home button, new report claims
IPhone 8: gesture controls fully replace the home button, new report claims

Rene Ritchie, analyst with iMore, recently penned an article in which he explained why the iPhone now doesn't support the Apple Pencil although " Apple has no doubt tested Pencil technology on iPhone". Apple has apparently redesigned the iPhone to feature an edge-to-edge display that's rumoured to cover the entire front of the phone, with a...

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  • 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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