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Solar eclipse glasses sold out in Wichita Falls
- August 17, 2017

The last time a total solar eclipse occurred in the lower 48 states was 1979. The celestial event will be live streamed by Delhi-based Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators from the USA, the company said in a statement on Saturday. (more...)
President Trump on Twitter: 'Sad' to see Confederate monuments removed President Trump on Twitter: 'Sad' to see Confederate monuments removed
- August 17, 2017

You're changing history, you're changing culture, and you had people - and I'm not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists, because they should be condemned totally - but you had many people in that group other than neo-Nazis and white nationalists, OK? The conference became heated when reporters asked Trump about the "alt-right". (more...)
Florida Woman Snorted Cocaine In Parent Pick-Up Line Florida Woman Snorted Cocaine In Parent Pick-Up Line
- August 17, 2017

The officer had her get out of the auto and go up to his office, where he made the arrest. A field test later determined that half a gram of white powder found in her purse was cocaine, according to WFTX. "That's insane. That's just so irresponsible and they shouldn't be doing that", 12-year-old Spencer Yeager told the media outlet. It wasn't immediately clear if Hester has a child attending the school. (more...)
Alibaba Sees Huge Growth From the Cloud Alibaba Sees Huge Growth From the Cloud
- August 17, 2017

Net profit for the three months ended Jun. 30 rose to 14.68 billion yuan ($2.20 billion) from 7.55 billion yuan a year earlier, it said in an exchange filing. Alibaba Cloud this year announced plans to open data centers in Malaysia , Indonesia, and India , expanding its worldwide footprint to 14 countries and regions. (more...)
10-year-old girl in India gives birth after being raped 10-year-old girl in India gives birth after being raped
- August 17, 2017

A Delhi-based advocate had approached the Supreme Court last month seeking permission for termination of the rape victim's pregnancy that was in an advanced stage at the time. In this particular case, it was the girl's uncle, who had allegedly raped her over a period of six to seven months. A 12-year-old in Chandigarh was raped on her way back from school after attending an event for Indian independence day earlier this week. (more...)
You can pre-order the Asus Zenfone 4 now You can pre-order the Asus Zenfone 4 now
- August 17, 2017

As the name suggests, the Zoom S features a dual-camera setup with a regular lens and a tele lens. The sensor is also equipped with Optical Image Stabilisation . The new SelfieMaster app lets users apply real-time beautification effects to selfies, videos, and live-streams. While the ZenFone 4 Selfie family sports dual front cameras , the ZenFone 4 family sports dual rear cameras . (more...)
This Is Apparently The New BMW Z4 Concept This Is Apparently The New BMW Z4 Concept
- August 17, 2017

The Z4 Concept gets a unique design of the kidney grille and there are the double headlights which sit upwards compared to the current models, which makes us think if it is the beginning of a design language change at BMW. While the Supra will only be a coupe, the Z4 will remain a roadster. The third generation Z4 is built ground-up and will employ the BMW's carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) for lightweight construction. (more...)
Google reportedly testing 'Search Lite' app for slow internet regions Google reportedly testing 'Search Lite' app for slow internet regions
- August 17, 2017

It is now in testing for Indonesia and unsurprisingly India. A lot of cities still rely on 2G and 3G internet connections which is where Google aims to make their search service more popular by making it data friendly. Google is reportedly testing a light version of its Search solution called Search Lite as a part of the Mountain View, California-based company's efforts to cater to the demands of internet users in the developing economies where connectivity remains at poor speed levels, ... (more...)
Australia's Telstra to slash dividends; shares hit 5-yr low
- August 17, 2017

Revenue from continuing operations was $26.01 billion up 0.4 per cent from $25.91 billion.  The market has been expecting to see Telstra pulling back its dividend ratio for a few years due to the tough market conditions and NBN rollout. Telstra has also announced its intentions to attain AU$1.5 billion in productivity by FY2022, with the program to target all segments of its business. (more...)
NJ Expert Offers Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse NJ Expert Offers Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse
- August 17, 2017

Prices range from as little as 99 cents for a pair of paper-frame glasses to $20 or $30 for a more stylish plastic set. Another is to view the eclipse indirectly by making a pinhole projector . If your kids are in school on the 21st, call in ahead of time to see if they are offering eclipse viewing opportunities from their school grounds. "We are thrilled to be working with The Weather Channel to bring Tegna's compelling and unique eclipse content to a worldwide audience across ... (more...)
Vegan raptor may be missing link between two major dino groups Vegan raptor may be missing link between two major dino groups
- August 17, 2017

Bird-hipped dinosaurs have several common physical traits, the two most notable being an inverted, bird-like hip structure and a beak-like structure for eating. Due to a research published in the journal Nature , the family tree of the Frankenstein dinosaur is re-configuring - according to Mr. Baron -, converting the enigma into a missing link. (more...)
What Snap and Blue Apron Have in Common What Snap and Blue Apron Have in Common
- August 17, 2017

Shares of Blue Apron Holdings (NASDAQ: APRN ) traded up 2.80% on Tuesday, reaching $5.51. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. They set an "equal weight" rating and a $7.00 price target for the company. Investment analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Blue Apron Holdings in a report issued on Friday. (more...)
Ford, DHL deliver new electric van Ford, DHL deliver new electric van
- August 17, 2017

The StreetScooter WORK XL merges a Ford Transit chassis with an electric drivetrain designed for the German logistics giant. The model, which contributes to the present StreetScooter Work and Work L vans, belongs to a plan to construct another production site for the StreetScooter unit and double yearly output to 20,000 vans by the end of the year. (more...)
Crackdown 3 Pushed Back Again, Into 2018 Crackdown 3 Pushed Back Again, Into 2018
- August 17, 2017

It's not the first time the open world game has been hit with delays. Originally planned for an early November release, the game is now planned to be on store shelves and in the Xbox Store "in Spring of 2018". Adding, "Among other items, we are taking the extra time to focus on the visual polish so gamers can feel completely immersed in a living world". "What we showed at E3 was a preview of the game, and is a great indicator of the level of mayhem and vertical platforming action you can ... (more...)
Arizona mother accused of molesting children, filming & selling videos over the internet Arizona mother accused of molesting children, filming & selling videos over the internet
- August 17, 2017

They had been playing Pokémon Go together and Harwood gave him her account because of a poor internet connection. Police searched the suspect's home in Arizona, the U.S., on August 13 and claimed Harwood admitted to sexually molesting the children on five occasions. (more...)
Bernstein Believes Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) Still Has Room to Grow
- August 17, 2017

Pultegroup Inc now has $7.72 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.10% or $0.06 reaching $58.85 on the news. The Mai Wealth Advisors holds 246,318 shares with $15.31 million value, down from 259,996 last quarter. (USA) (NYSE:BCE) rating on Tuesday, March 21. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, January 6. Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q4 2016. (more...)
Spacex has another good launch and delivering supercomputer to ISS Spacex has another good launch and delivering supercomputer to ISS
- August 17, 2017

Mostly sunny, deep-blue skies provided a flawless opportunity to photograph the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket. Most of the cargo riding on Dragon is science gear, a massive haul that includes a protein crystal experiment to research a new treatment for Parkinson's disease , an experiment to grow lung tissue from stem cells and 20 live mice to help scientists study the effects of long space missions. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg slams neo-Nazis and 'polarization' after Charlottesville Mark Zuckerberg slams neo-Nazis and 'polarization' after Charlottesville
- August 17, 2017

Not all the demonstrators who came to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee were neo-Nazis and white supremacists, he told reporters in a press conference Tuesday. A number of other tech companies increased their policing of white supremacist groups in the wake of Charlottesville. "Past year we disabled any anonymous internal groups or pages within Facebook, and reminded our people of the places at our company where they can have discussions about issues that ... (more...)
We Happy Few Release Date, PS4 Version Announced We Happy Few Release Date, PS4 Version Announced
- August 17, 2017

We Happy Few will retail for $60. Compulsion Games' psychedelic survival game We Happy Few , which has been available in early access form since 2016, will get a retail release next year. Those who pre-order We Happy Few for $76.24 CAD or $59.99 Dollars will receive a 15 per cent discount at participating retailers. This creates different visual and audio effects in We Happy Few along with new game mechanics on how often Joy can be used before the player loses control. (more...)
We Happy Few Announced for PS4, Releases in April 2018 We Happy Few Announced for PS4, Releases in April 2018
- August 17, 2017

A collector's version-which doesn't include a copy of the game, but instead features various 60s-inspired items-will be available for $150 Dollars. Those who pre-order We Happy Few for $76.24 CAD or $59.99 Dollars will receive a 15 per cent discount at participating retailers. (more...)
Gearbox Software is publishing We Happy Few next year Gearbox Software is publishing We Happy Few next year
- August 17, 2017

We Happy Few is a game that has caught a lot of people's attention due to its design and unusual atmosphere. That last tidbit about Sony's console will probably be of some interest to PlayStation owners, since up until now, We Happy Few was slated for release only on Xbox One and PC. (more...)
Maersk posts loss in H1, maintains 2017 outlook Maersk posts loss in H1, maintains 2017 outlook
- August 16, 2017

On a positive note, the underlying second-quarter profit improved from $134 million to $389 million with Maersk Line contributing with an underlying profit of $327 million. Maersk was one of many global companies to be hit on June 27 by a malware NotPetya. The attack was contained on June 28 and the company began implementing the technical recovery plan with key IT partners and global cyber security agencies. (more...)
PREY - Free trial will be available later today PREY - Free trial will be available later today
- August 16, 2017

When you awaken aboard the Talos I space station, you that find you are the key subject of an experiment meant to alter humanity forever - but things have gone terribly wrong. In Prey's version of the future, the US has built an even stronger space program, with Talos I emerging as a space station unlike anything you've seen in movies or games. (more...)
Google Home voice calling starts rolling out today Google Home voice calling starts rolling out today
- August 16, 2017

To start, people receiving calls from a Google Home unit will see "unknown" on their caller ID. Still, most folks should be able to say "OK Google, call mom", or "OK Google, call John's Pizza shop", as soon as the feature hits. Google plans to roll out that option for everyone else by the end of the year. No setup is required, and if you use Google Contacts, then you can just call people by name. (more...)
Taiwan minister resigns over mass blackouts Taiwan minister resigns over mass blackouts
- August 16, 2017

The plant is the island's largest natural gas power plant . She was then stuck in a traffic jam caused by the traffic light failures. The outage began at 4:50 p.m. Lee's formal resignation letter was expected later this week, it said. Economic Minister Lee Chih-kung, whose ministry supervises the power supply, tendered his resignation on Tuesday night, which was approved by Premier Lin Chuan according to a cabinet official. (more...)
Amazon Echo Speakers could be launching this Diwali Amazon Echo Speakers could be launching this Diwali
- August 16, 2017

According to the source, it looks like the speaker will debut in India during Diwali. The company is now testing two variants, the Echo and Echo Dot , with some of its employees. While the speaker will not support all Indic languages at launch, it will be added later through software updates. Especially, in a time when the use of online services are growing in India, this will certainly help them a lot to gain user's interest. (more...)
Trump Criticizes Amazon For Putting Retailers Out Of Business Trump Criticizes Amazon For Putting Retailers Out Of Business
- August 16, 2017

Trump, who has criticised Amazon in the past, offered no specific facts to back up his argument. Brick-and-mortar chains, especially apparel sellers, are suffering from sluggish mall traffic and an exodus of shoppers to e-commerce. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin also hinted in July the administration may soon take "a position" on Amazon's tax collection policy. Without these arrangements, Trump argued, Amazon's stock would "crumble like a paper bag". (more...)
AMD Vega Video Cards Release Today, Already Selling Out AMD Vega Video Cards Release Today, Already Selling Out
- August 16, 2017

This particular card is a competitive match up against the GTX 1080 and AMD's MSRP reflected that, with a suggested $499 price for the black reference cooler model. The situation is not any better in other retail/e-tail stores either, as Bestbuy.com also lists a couple of cards at U.S. $599.99/$699.99 and Amazon.com do not have any but you can find them listed from other sellers with a insane price of USA $849.99 or even at United States $999.99. (more...)
Galaxy Note 8 Leak Highlights Deep Sea Blue Color Galaxy Note 8 Leak Highlights Deep Sea Blue Color
- August 16, 2017

Separately, the specifications of the handset have now been leaked on the Internet as its benchmark tests from AnTuTu and GFXBench have been spotted online. According to the source, Samsung is planning to make the updated software available to those devices, but it could take two or more months for it to make its way to the Galaxy S8 line. (more...)
Nokia 8 Will Put Up A Good Fight Nokia 8 Will Put Up A Good Fight
- August 16, 2017

Release dateThe Nokia 8 is launching on 16 August in London, and HMD Global will live stream the event from 7.30pm United Kingdom time. The listing (below) appears to match up with previous leaks, and shows the handset housed in a blue chassis, with top and bottom bezels and a physical home button, which likely will feature a baked-in fingerprint scanner. (more...)