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Facebook kills off its teen-focused Snapchat clone Lifestage, and Groups Facebook kills off its teen-focused Snapchat clone Lifestage, and Groups
- August 10, 2017

The app was meant to serve as an alternative to Snapchat , but exclusively for teenagers, allowing them to take selfes and videos and share them with their classmates. The company did get some helpful feedback from launching the app, the spokesperson said, that is being used to improve visual and camera features on Facebook . (more...)
General Mattis Warns North Korea: Stop or Face 'Destruction of Its People' General Mattis Warns North Korea: Stop or Face 'Destruction of Its People'
- August 10, 2017

Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou-Castro said that the missile that North Korea was threatening to hit Guam with was tested in May and South Korea's intelligence analysts concluded it was capable of flying up to 5,000 kilometres, "which does make Guam well within striking range". (more...)
Metroid: Samus Returns Releases Next to an Awesome New Custom 3DS XL Metroid: Samus Returns Releases Next to an Awesome New Custom 3DS XL
- August 09, 2017

The 3DS is the color of Samus' most popular armor scheme, with each half sporting a different colour. The bottom half of the unit-like the top-mirrors the geometric design, but in a bright yellow pallete with Samus replaced by an S-mark emblem in the centre, just on top of the New Nintendo 3DS logo. (more...)
AT&T Galaxy S8 Active Pre-Orders Start Today AT&T Galaxy S8 Active Pre-Orders Start Today
- August 09, 2017

Yet it still matches the Galaxy S8 with its expansive 5.8-inch display , quad HD resolution, Super AMOLED panel and taller-then-normal 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is still powered with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 System-on-chip paired by four gigs of RAM . Galaxy S8 Active will run on Android 7.1 Nougat OS and will be upgraded to the latest Android O within a couple of months. (more...)
Spotify officially lands on the Xbox One today Spotify officially lands on the Xbox One today
- August 09, 2017

This update includes a very customizable OneGuide, aka your Home screen, plus it incorporates several elements of Microsoft's new Fluent Design language that was announced back at Build 2017 this year. Changes will also be visible in the game hubs, profiles and clubs, making it easier to navigate and follow. Some of these new gaming features will also be introduced in forthcoming updates to the Xbox One app for Windows 10. (more...)
Intel releases full specs, prices, for new Core X range Intel releases full specs, prices, for new Core X range
- August 09, 2017

Instead Intel did something that was completely unprecedented. The Intel Core i9 7940X will have 14 CPU cores and will support 28 threads via Hyper Threading, will be clocked at 3.1Ghz, will be turbo-boosted to 4.4Ghz, will feature 44 PCIe lanes and will be priced at $1399. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 5X India Launch Expected in September Xiaomi Mi 5X India Launch Expected in September
- August 09, 2017

Jain also added a picture of himself with shallow depth of field to go with the tweet to kick up the hype. His post reveals that Xiaomi will be launching a dual camera handset. As for the hardware, the Mi 5X sports a 5.5-inch FHD display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor under the hood. On the other hand the upcoming Mi Note 3 is also expected to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with 6 GB RAM. (more...)
Shreve Memorial Library to host solar eclipse viewing party Shreve Memorial Library to host solar eclipse viewing party
- August 09, 2017

Lunar Eclipse 2017: The full moon is seen during a partial lunar eclipse above the Bernese Alps, from Bern, in Switzerland. Tonight's full moon will be the last before the total solar eclipse on August 21. Hybrid eclipses where an annular eclipse changes into a total eclipse , and vice versa, is also possible. The eclipse will begin at 9.18pm on August 7 and will end at 2.23am on August 8, 2017. (more...)
Nano-chip promises to heal organs at a touch Nano-chip promises to heal organs at a touch
- August 09, 2017

A small electric current fires DNA into skin cells to convert them into natural cell building blocks which helps to fix the damaged areas such as arteries and even organs like the heart. According to the researchers, the technology successfully worked 98 percent of the time. In one experiment, a badly damaged mouse leg was saved by the technology creating new blood vessels in tissue that had previously been lacking blood flow. (more...)
Horizon: Zero Dawn - The Frozen Wilds Releasing on November 7th Horizon: Zero Dawn - The Frozen Wilds Releasing on November 7th
- August 08, 2017

The release date for Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds is November 7th, 2017. Looking for a reason to head back into Horizon: Zero Dawn? When the game initially launched, there was no Season Pass available for it so this is essentially the first DLC expansion for the game. (more...)
Live photos show what may be the Google Pixel 2 Live photos show what may be the Google Pixel 2
- August 08, 2017

Apart from this, the latest report adds that these smartphones will not have thin bezels. The recent image of the Google Pixel 2 smartphone has very small bezels and it doesn't carry a different design than the predecessor. The Nokia 8 is expected to come out running on the Snapdragon 835 with 6GB of RAM. Two price cuts were revealed by the search giant. The Pixel 2 phones could also feature an Always-On display . (more...)
Tesla Model S Has Been Driven 670 Miles with Only One Charge Tesla Model S Has Been Driven 670 Miles with Only One Charge
- August 07, 2017

Another way to put this record is that you could drive from NY to Detroit in a Tesla on a single charge (actually, a litter farther than that). If we're to take into account the display which was photographed, the Model S would have used 98.4 kWh energy for 670 miles, doubling the distance which the Model S is said to run, because the Tesla Model S 100 D uses 300 wh/mile. (more...)
Next Apple Watch to gain LTE connectivity, all new form factor Next Apple Watch to gain LTE connectivity, all new form factor
- August 07, 2017

Apple is already in talks with carriers to sell the Apple Watch Series LTE. "And this could be the finish setting up the SIM process on the Apple Watch ". However, the two companies have a falling out a year ago over issues of overcharging and royalty fees. The resulting profit call offered some data on Apple working with the Chinese government , producing in the United States, AirPods accessibility, and its work with self-ruling frameworks. (more...)
Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500: Recall Alert Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500: Recall Alert
- August 07, 2017

The majority of the trucks were sold throughout the nation, but another 100,000 were shipped to Canada and other foreign markets. The recalled vehicles can briefly lose their power steering assist, said GM. What Owners Should Do: Chevrolet and GMC manufacturer GM has not yet provided an owner-notification schedule. GM will notify vehicle owners. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-432-8782. (more...)
Most accurate measurement of dark matter made Most accurate measurement of dark matter made
- August 06, 2017

The measurements of the amount and "clumpiness" (or distribution) of dark matter were made with a precision that, for the first time, rivals that of inferences from the early universe by the European Space Agency's orbiting Planck observatory. (more...)
Moscow slams new European Union sanctions Moscow slams new European Union sanctions
- August 06, 2017

The people and companies added to the list are responsible for delivering Siemens turbines to Russian-annexed Crimea. "There are no legal grounds for the European Union to include the two officials on its sanction list", said the ministry, adding that it was waiting for an explanation from Brussels. (more...)
Solar eclipse 2017: What to expect in Miami
- August 06, 2017

It will start in OR at 9:05 a.m., and then go through Idaho , Wyoming , Montana, Nebraska , Iowa, Kansas, Missouri , Illinois , Kentucky, Tennessee , Georgia , and North and SC. While only a small band of Americans will be able to view the total eclipse , most will be able to see a partial eclipse. "I'm already looking forward to it", Eakins said. (more...)
Get ready to witness the lunar eclipse on August 7 Get ready to witness the lunar eclipse on August 7
- August 06, 2017

It said in Manila, the moon will rise at 6:03 p.m. on August 7 and will set at 5 a.m. on August 8. The officer said people can view the partial lunar eclipse from their homes with naked eyes. Though the annular solar eclipse occurred in Pacific, Chile, Argentina, Atlantic and Africa on February 26, it wasn't visible from Pakistan. The partial eclipse of the moon will start from 10:52 pm on Monday night and it will end at 12:48 am on the next day morning, according to the statement of the ... (more...)
9-year-old applies for job at NASA, receives heartfelt response 9-year-old applies for job at NASA, receives heartfelt response
- August 06, 2017

NASA's recent Planetary Protection Officer job opening was trending online this week, and people all over the world got super excited about potentially saving Earth from alien invasion like in the movies. Not to pass up on this once in a lifetime opportunity, one enthusiastic applicant from New Jersey penned an adorable handwritten letter, pointing out all the reasons he is more than suitable for the position. (more...)
'Despacito' Breaks Record For Most Viewed Video In The History Of YouTube 'Despacito' Breaks Record For Most Viewed Video In The History Of YouTube
- August 05, 2017

The chart shows that not only is the original "Despacito " video the most viewed, it achieved the feat much quicker than any other top video in YouTube history. The bilingual jam " Despacito " has been on fire this summer: the tune just entered its 12th week atop the Billboard Hot 100, tying Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You " for the biggest song of 2017 so far. (more...)
Coolpad Note 5 Lite C Specs - Camera, Battery, Display and Price Coolpad Note 5 Lite C Specs - Camera, Battery, Display and Price
- August 05, 2017

The smartphone is available on Amazon from August 20 in open sale. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel sensor with f/2.4 aperture as well. The phone will be available exclusively offline across 3,000 retail stores spread across the country. (more...)
Get ready, Apple fans - iPhone 8 will be here in September Get ready, Apple fans - iPhone 8 will be here in September
- August 05, 2017

There have been so many disparaging many regarding this issue that it has become a little silly by now. Next, marking a major upgrade will be wireless charging up to 15 ft., in addition to regular wired charging. As you can see, Apple could intelligently hide the top notch. Virtually everything we learned about the iPhone 8 this week came out of one of Apple's biggest leaks of all time. (more...)
Boy Applies For NASA's Planetary Protector Job In The Most Adorable Way Boy Applies For NASA's Planetary Protector Job In The Most Adorable Way
- August 05, 2017

After all, protecting the planet is sure to present challenges. Maybe, one day, that might include a trip to space, for NASA is now busy planning a range of missions, including one to Jupitor's icy moon Europa, in its quest for signs of alien life. (more...)
CW to Air Supergirl and Arrow Crossover This Coming Fall CW to Air Supergirl and Arrow Crossover This Coming Fall
- August 05, 2017

The special will conclude the very next night on Tuesday, November 28th with The Flash and DC's Legends of Tomorrow . "It's not going to be a four-night, well I guess four-night, but " Legends " and 'Flash " are on the same night. While at the ongoing TCA 2017 event, EW jotted down notes and quotes regarding this year's special two-night, four-hour special, in total. "We thought this was the best way to go". (more...)
Veterans choice program legislation heads to Trump Veterans choice program legislation heads to Trump
- August 04, 2017

Members of the National Guard and Reserve who are training, deployed, or undergoing certain medical treatment related to their service will be able to accrue benefits like active duty service members; veterans who are studying science, technology, engineering or math additional benefits if their field of study requires additional credits; and if a service member dies before being able to use the benefits, they transfer to a dependent. (more...)
WannaCry Malware Stopper Marcus Hutchins Arrested By FBI At LA Airport WannaCry Malware Stopper Marcus Hutchins Arrested By FBI At LA Airport
- August 04, 2017

The British computer expert who helped shut down a world-wide cyber attack that crippled the NHS was due to appear in a United States court charged with creating software that harvested banking details. "I'm actually pretty excited to get back to work soon", Hutchins wrote . Officials at the time said shutting down the two markets and the arrests of administrators enabled them to collect extensive intelligence on buyers and sellers, including criminal gangs. (more...)
Amazon announces first Australian fulfilment centre Amazon announces first Australian fulfilment centre
- August 04, 2017

Amazon.com, Inc. has chosen Rocco Braeuniger to serve as the manager of its business in Australia . Employees of Amazon's German unit striked in December over pay and conditions. "We are thrilled to be creating hundreds of new roles in Dandenong South", Bruce says. While the opening date for the warehouse is yet to be announced, many local retailers are reportedly fearing the impact to the local retail sector. (more...)
'Mona Lisa of dinosaurs' discovered in Canada 'Mona Lisa of dinosaurs' discovered in Canada
- August 04, 2017

Its spectacularly detailed "mummy" was found by accident in March 2011 by excavator operator Shawn Funk at the Suncor Millennium Mine in Alberta, Canada. Now, the researchers have named the 5.5 metre (18-foot-long), in honour of Royal Tyrrell Museum technician Mark Mitchell , who spent over 7,000 hours carefully unearthing the fossil from its rocky grave. (more...)
You can now send money through PayPal from within Skype's mobile apps You can now send money through PayPal from within Skype's mobile apps
- August 03, 2017

Microsoft, which owns Skype , says that while you will need the latest mobile version of Skype to send money , that doesn't apply to the recipient. But, as usual with PayPal, you have the option of sending funds in different currencies if need be. United States of America, Canada, UK (Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man) Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain . (more...)
Snap Hits New Lows As Instagram Touts Stories Popularity Snap Hits New Lows As Instagram Touts Stories Popularity
- August 03, 2017

Facebook, which owns Instagram as well as WhatsApp, has placed a robust squeeze on Snapchat in the past year - triggered by the launch of Stories - but followed by camera, sticker and photo messaging features added to WhatsApp and Facebook's own Messenger app. (more...)