Science


Partial lunar eclipse wows sky-watchers across the world Partial lunar eclipse wows sky-watchers across the world
- August 08, 2017

Tuesday, when the moon is in the earth's penumbra - the part of a shadow where the light source, or the sun , is only partially blocked. The most effective, incredible and evident astronomical event in the sky is an 'Eclipse .' Mysureans are highly privileged to witness a partial lunar eclipse on Aug.7. (more...)
'Driverless van' actually piloted by man dressed as auto seat 'Driverless van' actually piloted by man dressed as auto seat
- August 08, 2017

But fear not, because NBC 4's transportation reporter Adam Tuss made a decision to investigate. When he approached, he noticed the driver's seat had two hands and two legs. Virginia Tech has since claimed responsibility for the "driverless" auto and Arlington County Police Department tweeted out news of the automated vehicle testing late on Monday. (more...)
Court orders Diezani to Permanently forfeit $37.5m Banana Island Property Court orders Diezani to Permanently forfeit $37.5m Banana Island Property
- August 08, 2017

In a ruling delivered by Justice Chuka Obiozor yesterday, the sums of $2,740,197.96 and N84,537,840.70 said to have been realised as rents on the property were also ordered to be forfeited to the Federal Government. Oziokro noted that the forfeiture order was not contested by the second and third respondent in the case- Afamefuna Nwokedi , and a company called Rusimpex Limited- despite efforts made by the commission. (more...)
Samus Returns gets its own Samus Edition New 3DS XL — Metroid Samus Returns gets its own Samus Edition New 3DS XL — Metroid
- August 08, 2017

After a release schedule that only saw the launch of Metroid Prime: Federation Force and Metroid : Other M - two only so-so Metroid games - in almost the last decade, Metroid fans are about to get two big releases. The design is definitely pretty slick, featuring Samus in a pretty classic pose, with the colors to match her iconic armor. You'll also want to move fast get a pre-order in, because like most custom 3DS consoles that Nintendo releases, this is a limited edition, and once ... (more...)
Apple is giving free Beats headphones to students buying Macs or iPad Pros Apple is giving free Beats headphones to students buying Macs or iPad Pros
- August 08, 2017

Once you choose your iPad Pro or a Mac, you will then be asked to select the Beats headphones. Other offers from Apple includes a free pair of Beats Solo3 headphones with the purchase of a MacBook , MacBook Air , MacBook Pro , Mac Pro and iMac . (more...)
Sharp's 'Bezel-Less' AQUOS S2 Handset Is Now Official Sharp's 'Bezel-Less' AQUOS S2 Handset Is Now Official
- August 08, 2017

The S2 does not only look attractive from the front, the rear is a stunner too. The top corners are also diagonals instead of rounded or squared-corners. So we expect, the cameras will be able to create the Bokeh effect in pictures. The smartphone features capacitive navigation buttons and a front-mounted fingerprint identification sensor, that is housed underneath a small capsule-sized physical Home Button of the device. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active goes official as Sammy's smartest toughphone ever Samsung Galaxy S8 Active goes official as Sammy's smartest toughphone ever
- August 08, 2017

The main selling point is the protection against shocks, shattering, water, and dust, with Samsung saying this is "the toughest Galaxy smartphone" it's ever made. It comes with various biometric features including fingerprint and iris scanners, and the company's virtual assistant " Bixby " is also on-board. YOu can can check the pricing of the Galaxy S8 Active below. (more...)
London exhibition to display dresses of Princess Diana London exhibition to display dresses of Princess Diana
- August 08, 2017

He added: "On that day there were over 20 autopsies that took place and it was easy for the authorities to switch blood samples to show alcohol was present in the sample they said was Henri's". "She felt he could take care of her and offer her the love and security she had never really known. But I don't think it will happen". "That meant a great deal to her". (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 may arrive as soon as this month Xiaomi Mi Note 3 may arrive as soon as this month
- August 08, 2017

The Mi fans who have been waiting for the launch of the Mi Note 3 , the third generation Mi phablet have good news. Believing on statistics, it seemed that the company will release Mi Note 3 in October this year, but recent leaks have suggested that the company might launch in August itself. (more...)
Iran restates support for 'Palestinian cause' during meeting with Hamas members Iran restates support for 'Palestinian cause' during meeting with Hamas members
- August 08, 2017

He underlined that the presence of foreign delegations in Tehran during President Rouhani's inaugural ceremony was an opportunity for both sides to be able to discuss political, economic, regional and worldwide issues. In this regard, the President of Iran pointed out that significant steps have been made in this direction, stressing that the signing of the agreement in the near future would be quite fruitful. (more...)
Feeling depressed? Here's how your Instagram post will show that Feeling depressed? Here's how your Instagram post will show that
- August 08, 2017

Computer analysis of social media posts was more accurate than humans in identifying people in distress, said the U.S. scientists behind the study . 'This could help you get to a doctor sooner. Well hypothetically, a computer screening could help those going through a period of depression get the help they need before they realise they want it. (more...)
Elevan alerta en QR por 'Franklin' Elevan alerta en QR por 'Franklin'
- August 08, 2017

Se anticipa que este sistema afecta con lluvias de intensas a torrenciales para este lunes, especialmente en Quintana Roo; porciones oriente, centro y sur de Yucatán; y, centro y norte de Campeche . La tormenta se desplaza en dirección oeste-noroeste a una velocidad de 20 kilómetros por hora. El pronóstico meteorológico para el Pacífico Centro es de cielo nublado en la tarde, ambiente caluroso. (more...)
Airtel sells part of stake in Bharti Infratel for $400 mn Airtel sells part of stake in Bharti Infratel for $400 mn
- August 08, 2017

Bharti Infratel is a provider of tower and related infrastructure sharing services. Bharti Airtel via its subsidiary Nettle Infrastructure Investments divested 67.53 million shares of its subsidiary Bharti Infratel through a secondary share sale in the stock market. (more...)
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 Active is the Samsung's new Galaxy S8 Active is the "toughest Galaxy smartphone yet"
- August 08, 2017

Another highlight feature is the S8 Active's 4000 mAh battery - this should have no problems lasting more than 1 day on a single charge. Well, all of those things are the same as the Galaxy S8 . Regardless, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will be coming later this week through AT&T, but will also be including some discounts and goodies. It will go on pre-order from tomorrow, August 8th. (more...)
Stunning photos of the partial lunar eclipse Stunning photos of the partial lunar eclipse
- August 08, 2017

The lunar eclipse will start at around 10.52 p m on the night of August 7 and will continue till 00.48 a m IST. For the first time in nearly 100 years, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the country from the West Coast to the East Coast. (more...)
First mother! Trailer Is Unsettling And Disturbing, And We Love It First mother! Trailer Is Unsettling And Disturbing, And We Love It
- August 08, 2017

Paramount's crafty marketing roll-out has been deliberately stingy on the details of the Aronofsky-Lawrence team-up, which marks the director's first film since 2014's " Noah ". "From filmmaker Darren Aronofsky ( Black Swan , Requiem for a Dream ), Mother! , is a riveting psychological thriller about love, devotion and sacrifice ". (more...)
Partial Lunar Eclipse Awes M'sian Haj Pilgrims In Mecca
- August 08, 2017

The partial eclipse will end at 12:48 am, while the penumbral eclipse will end at 2:20 am on August 8. However, parts of Africa and Asia, including India, will miss the total solar eclipse . The geographic location where the shadow of an eclipse falls changes from one eclipse to the next, and the big deal about the Solar Eclipse on August 21st is that it will entirely bisect the United States from "sea to shining sea". (more...)
Get ready for partial lunar eclipse on Monday night Get ready for partial lunar eclipse on Monday night
- August 08, 2017

The central part of the eclipse zone, where the Moon is at the meridian when the eclipse occurs, will be seen in Central Asia and India. At Full Phase, about a month from now, the Moon will be near the star Fomalhaut, also one of the Royal Stars, and finally, at last quarter phase, the Moon will stand directly in front of the star Aldebaran, the fourth member of these Royal Stars of Persia. (more...)
Latest Xbox One Dashboard Update is Live Now for Insiders
- August 08, 2017

As seen in the video above and image gallery below, this presents a similar aesthetic but radically different layout for the system overall. According to a blog post by Mike Ybarra, corporate vice president of Xbox Platform Engineering, the new release is focused on making the Xbox gaming experience more fun to use, with increased personalisation, and social features. (more...)
Intel unveils full specs for its 18-core i9 Extreme Edition CPU Intel unveils full specs for its 18-core i9 Extreme Edition CPU
- August 08, 2017

That's not terribly exciting, though we're not real concerned with base clocks since Intel's chips do a good job of hitting Turbo clocks as needed. Next in the list is the Core i9-7940X which is a 14-core / 28-thread CPU with 19.25MB of L3 cache , 44 PCIe lanes and a base clock of 3.1GHz (Boost up to 4.3GHz) for $1,399. (more...)
Google Home Preview Program is Quietly Revealed Google Home Preview Program is Quietly Revealed
- August 08, 2017

The Google Home smart speaker has been getting numerous updates lately. Google is only accepting limited numbers of users into the program right now, however, so if you can't access it, that's why. Members will see either "ON" or "ON ( Preview firmware: #)". Google's next big update for the Google Home will see phone calls being added to Google Home's abilities and, as a dedicated Google Home user, I can not wait for this application to land! Powered by Google Assistant, Google ... (more...)
A Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Be Visible Tonight in China
- August 08, 2017

For this eclipse, the longest period when the moon completely blocks the sun from any given location along the path will be about two minutes and 40 seconds. The last time the contiguous USA saw a total eclipse was in 1979. Residents near Dallas, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Buffalo will all see a total solar eclipse. (more...)
Apple Eyes India with Eros Content Library Acquisition Talks Apple Eyes India with Eros Content Library Acquisition Talks
- August 08, 2017

According to sources cited by The Economic Times , Eros Group, the largest movie producer in India, has been discussing the sale of its entire portfolio of films and music with Apple , as well as rivals Amazon ( AMZN - Free Report ) and Netflix ( NFLX - Free Report ). (more...)
Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIFI) Price Target Raised to $20.00
- August 08, 2017

Zacks upgraded the shares of WIFI in report on Tuesday, September 22 to "Hold" rating . Lake Street initiated Boingo Wireless Inc (NASDAQ:WIFI) rating on Monday, June 20. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 621,853 shares in the company, valued at $10,086,455.66. Also, insider Dawn Callahan sold 100,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 11th. (more...)
Apple iPhone 7S Plus dummy model reveals glass back, possible wireless charging Apple iPhone 7S Plus dummy model reveals glass back, possible wireless charging
- August 08, 2017

The tech giant's CEO Tim Cook told CNBC that augmented reality is going to make the iPhones "even more essential". Recently we've seen iPhone 8 renders and live-pictures that give us our best look at the forthcoming device. An Apple iPhone with wireless charging , is this real life? The device also comes with an advanced remote with Bluetooth 4.0, an accelerometer, a gyroscope, a glass touch surface for intuitive navigation, and a Siri voice search feature for comprehensive voice ... (more...)
The Real Significance of Bran's Gift to Arya on 'Game of Thrones'
- August 08, 2017

It doesn't look like the primary goal of the dagger is to revisit the catspaw assassin, because Bran as the Three-Eyed-Raven does not care about the trivial moments in the past with the war against the Night King coming. Jaime pushes Bran off and he is unconscious from the fall for the next episode. "Chaos is a ladder", Bran tells him. "Chaos? A gaping pit waiting to swallow us all", Varys replies. (more...)
Destiny 2 announces promotion with Pop-Tarts and Rockstar energy drinks Destiny 2 announces promotion with Pop-Tarts and Rockstar energy drinks
- August 07, 2017

You'll also get a chance to win a prize in Rockstar's daily and weekly lotteries, with the grand prize being Destiny 2-themed motorcycles. As for the specially-marked Pop-Tarts, you'll be able to redeem your code through this website to receive an XP Boost. (more...)
High unemployment levels fail to show improvement High unemployment levels fail to show improvement
- August 07, 2017

For jobs growth the economy needs to grow", Kganyago said. The number of job seekers has declined by 37,000 people to approximately 6.3 million, reducing South Africa's labour force participation rate to 59.9%, from 60.5% in the first quarter. (more...)
FX will launch an ad-free streaming service for $6 a month FX will launch an ad-free streaming service for $6 a month
- August 07, 2017

FX+ is a new upgrade service that will free ad-free content and current seasons of every FX and FXX show, along with every season of current and legacy FX original TV shows. Current Xfinity customers can upgrade through their set-top boxes, the Xfinitytv.com website or by calling Comcast directly, starting on September 5. (more...)
Square Enix Announces 'Dragon Quest Builders 2' Square Enix Announces 'Dragon Quest Builders 2'
- August 07, 2017

The sequel will bring a ton of new features to the game including sloping platforms, the ability to create waterfalls, as well as the ability to fly and swim underwater. Those unfamiliar with the original title, Dragon Quest Builders was Square Enix's take on the ever popular Minecraft formula of game design. The game featured voxel based environments similar to Minecraft , but what made the game really stand out was the Dragon Quest themed elements sprinkled throughout. (more...)