Sci-tech

One more suspect arrested in London attack investigation

Khalid Masood, the man behind the terrorist attack on the UK Parliament, was investigated as a potential extremist by Britains intelligence services as early as 2010. The Metropolitan Police have said they believe Masood acted alone but they were also "determined" to find out whether he had been inspired by terrorist propaganda. [Full Article...]

NASA's new laser system boosts internet up to 1Gbps in space

NASA's new laser system boosts internet up to 1Gbps in space Technology Mission Directorate, which leads the LCRD project. Mission operators at ground stations will test its invisible, near-infrared lasers, beaming data to and from the satellite as they refine the transmission process, study different encoding techniques and also ideal tracking systems. [Full Article...]

America's Meals On Wheels Sees Surge In Donations After US Budget Surfaces

America's Meals On Wheels Sees Surge In Donations After US Budget Surfaces He said the choice to fund Meals on Wheels is a state-level decision, not federal. Trump's budget director Mark Mulvaney said Meals on Wheels is one of many social programs that is "just not showing any results". The blueprint suggests cutting funds for the Department of Housing and Urban Development by about $6.2 billion. "Some of the clients that we can not serve, we refer them out to other ... [Full Article...]

Google Pixel, Pixel XL use camera software originally developed for Google Glass

The camera on the Pixel is now the highest rated smartphone camera on DxOMark . The smartphones also feature an 8-megapixel (Samsung S5K4H8/Omnivision OV8856 sensor) front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. This might seem like a minor inconvenience, but given the fact that a Pixel or a Pixel XL is priced at around the 650 dollar mark, that shouldn't ever happen in the first place. [Full Article...]

Switch Sales are so Strong that Nintendo is Doubling Production

Switch Sales are so Strong that Nintendo is Doubling Production Even after accounting for inventory, that suggests Nintendo believes it can sell significantly more than 10 million units during the 12-month period, they said, beating expectations of many analysts. Fortunately, GameStop just announced a fresh stock of Nintendo Switch units available next week. Nintendo expects it will sell two million Switch units by the end of March, with early estima... [Full Article...]

Washington National Cathedral will go dark Saturday night to address climate change

Earth Hour, a campaign launched ten years ago, is a platform that allows people to stand together on climate change and adopt practices that can help us make positive changes and work towards a sustainable future. The city also will be using Earth Hour to kick off a month of environmentally conscious programming , including local cleanups and an energy summit. [Full Article...]

Motorola unveils the upgraded, affordable Moto G5 and G5 Plus

Motorola unveils the upgraded, affordable Moto G5 and G5 Plus China's Lenovo Moto presented its new mobile devices Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus on Sunday in Barcelona, Northeastern Spain, on the occasion of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world's largest mobile industry event. Lenovo has announced the Moto G5 and G5 Plus , the next generation of its budget G-series phone line. That frees up even more real estate for apps, since those menu buttons won... [Full Article...]

Australia to ride new waves of Snowy Hydro pump power

Australia to ride new waves of Snowy Hydro pump power The Tantangara reservoir will be the base for the turbines to generate electricity. "The cost will run into the billions of dollars but the Prime Minister has made very clear that we will make all steps necessary to ensure energy security", Frydenberg said. [Full Article...]

Sony's OLED Bravia 4K TVs Start at $5000

Sony's OLED Bravia 4K TVs Start at $5000 Being the first to deliver OLED screens to the market nearly ten years ago, Sony is proving to continue on with its tradition of bringING premium displays not only for the homes but also for business, enterprise, video production, and broadcasting. [Full Article...]

Reggie Fils-Aime Says Nintendo Has Big Plans For This year's E3

Reggie Fils-Aime Says Nintendo Has Big Plans For This year's E3 We are approaching the crowded event many people know as E3 2017. All eyes will be on Nintendo this June as it reveals its long-term plan for Switch, a console that has had a record-breaking launch and looks to propel Nintendo back into living room gaming relevance. [Full Article...]

OH unemployment rises to 5.1 percent, above USA rate

There were 1,100 more jobs in the county in February than the same time a year ago, according to the Employment Development Department. Virginia's over-the-year employment growth was 1.4-percent in February and has been positive for 35 consecutive months. [Full Article...]

Tesla Model 3 Range May Be Greater Than Chevy Bolt

Tesla Model 3 Range May Be Greater Than Chevy Bolt He also took a jab at Ford, which foiled Musk's dream of having a vehicle line-up that spelled "sexy". If fans were hoping for a more futuristic dashboard, however, it seems CEO Elon Musk popped that bubble before it could get any bigger. As if to down-sell Model 3, he went on to tweet , "Model 3 is like a BMW 3 series or Audi A4". Deliveries are expected to begin at the end of this year and Tesl... [Full Article...]

Google Play gets a Free App of the Week section

Google Play gets a Free App of the Week section The name says it all, with the game being a tongue-in-cheek version of popular card battling games that have recently also become popular on mobile devices. Of course there are more free apps or discounted apps than just the one that is being shown, so in reality this section just points out to users what apps that they can check out. [Full Article...]

Adele: "I Don't Know If I Will Ever Tour Again"

Adele: Adele opened again with smash hit Hello, and gave the crowd a laugh when battling to put on a plastic poncho. She continued, "I don't know if I will ever tour again". However after 25, the singer is out of contract - having signed with United Kingdom indie label XL for three albums. Adele then made her way to Sydney's ANZ Stadium where she played the biggest single concert that Australia ha... [Full Article...]

Earth Hour observed in Kolkata

After their successful event in October, the organisers chose to rally behind the Earth Hour being planned for March 2008. It's impossible to forget the fact that we're in the midst of a climate change crisis at the moment. local time. The Executive Mayor of CoJ, councillor Herman Mashaba, stated that the city is committed to the Earth Hour initiative and encouraged residents to be mindf... [Full Article...]

Specifications and schematics of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaked

Specifications and schematics of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaked Other things that Samsung fans have noted about the leaked sketch involve what appears to be a slimmer S-Pen and stereo speakers on the device's top and bottom. Samsung made the decision to pull the Note 7 from shelves previous year following recurring reports of the handsets overheating and catching fire. [Full Article...]

Pakistan to observe 10th Earth Hour today

Lights go off at India Gate as part of the global Earth Hour initiative. This year, Earth Hour lands on March 25 at 8:30PM local time. The initiative marked an effort to encourage communities and individuals to come together to highlight the importance of combating climate change, the Doha-based carrier said in a press statement. [Full Article...]

11 new kinds of clouds named in updated International Cloud Atlas

11 new kinds of clouds named in updated International Cloud Atlas If we want to model the climate system we have to understand clouds. It's not every day that the world officially recognises a new species of cloud, but then again, this has been no ordinary week. Streaks under a cloud formation characterize the virga. When you look to the sky there's usually a lot of clouds around - but did you know they're not all the same.? In total there are around 100 ... [Full Article...]

Gonzaga vs. SC - 4/1/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Gamecocks had never been to an Elite Eight and had not won an NCAA Tournament game since 1973, and yet here they are, advancing to the Final Four in Phoenix despite going 3-6 in their final nine games before the tournament began. "I guess they just weren't falling like they were in the first half". The good news is the Gamecocks are now in the Final Four. But they had been dreaming of the op... [Full Article...]

Palace: Take action vs climate change

In October 2007 San Francisco ran its own "Lights Out" program inspired by the Sydney Earth Hour . "It's about combating climate change and going beyond the hour through daily decisions aimed at conserving our natural resources and being informed in order to spread awareness about opportunities for collective action", she said. [Full Article...]


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