Sci-tech

Apple set to expand Siri to counter Amazon's Alexa

Apple set to expand Siri to counter Amazon's Alexa Another interesting thing is that the Echo still can't understand the difference between AM and PM. This could lead to some confusion - especially when using the smart speaker for timings while cooking. Both features are rolling out today in the USA, and then will arrive in the United Kingdom and Germany in the coming weeks. The news comes as Amazon revealed that United Kingdom users cou... [Full Article...]

Pens center Nick Bonino tests injured foot, still day to day

To define Nashville as some budding hockey hotbed would be a gross mischaracterization of the city and a disservice to the 50,000 Predators faithful who turned out to throw the greatest party the Stanley Cup has ever seen. Guentzel, already with two game-winning goals in the series , put the Penguins up 1-0 on their second shot with a wrister off a rebound of Ian Cole that beat Rinne just... [Full Article...]

Rover findings indicate stratified lake on ancient Mars

Though the past research in Mars' Gale Crater exposed the presence of the lake for more than three billion years ago, the latest studies reveals the chemical conditions that exist in the lake and makes use of Curiosity's payload to comprehend if the lake was stratified or not. [Full Article...]

Justices will review police use of cellphone tower data

Justices will review police use of cellphone tower data On appeal, Carpenter and another defendant, both of whom were represented by the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups, argued that data indicating the locations of their cell phones supplied to investigators by wireless carriers should have been excluded from trial. [Full Article...]

Amazon is working on a new series of smartphones

Amazon is working on a new series of smartphones Branded as "Ice", these devices would critically be blessed with Google Mobile Services and have apps like Gmail, Google Drive, Google Maps, and the Play Store. But that could change - and a smartphone would be a powerful source of data for refining Amazon's AI tech everywhere from language processing to image recognition. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Successfully Lands After Dragon Mission

SpaceX Falcon 9 Successfully Lands After Dragon Mission The Latest on SpaceX trying to launch first recycled supply ship to the International Space Station (all times local).: 5:21 p.m. SpaceX has launched its first recycled cargo ship to the International Space Station. Joan Johnson-Freese, a space policy analyst at the U.S. Naval War College, said that it evidences the growing importance of commercial space. "It's tough to throw away a ro... [Full Article...]

NASA Announces Mission To The Sun

In 2018, NASA will send a probe to one of the locations in the solar system that it never has before: the sun . Parker Solar Probe will travel through the Sun's atmosphere , closer to the surface than any spacecraft before it, facing brutal heat and radiation conditions - and ultimately providing humanity with the closest-ever observations of a star, NASA said. [Full Article...]

Google Home Outage Is Affecting A Number Of Users

Google Home Outage Is Affecting A Number Of Users During this year's I/O developer conference, Google announced that its Google Home smart home device will be available in Canada. The Google Home will cost $179 in Canada, right on par with U.S. In fact, there may be no need to even check if you are affected, as according to Android Police , "Google Home has a almost 100 percent failure rate". [Full Article...]

India's space agency is launching a rocket carrying a communication satellite

Modi took to twitter to congratulate the scientists. The rocket boasts a powerful engine that has been developed in India over many years. At 6,914 lbs. The rocket's main cargo on that occasion was a 714kg satellite for Earth observation but it was also loaded with 103 smaller "nano satellites", almost all from other countries. [Full Article...]

England and Italy advance to U20 World Cup semifinals

England and Italy advance to U20 World Cup semifinals The late strike knocked out Zambia , sending last year's Under-19 European finalist into a last four meeting with England , which downed Mexico 1-0. In the second half the Italians equalized but in the 84th minute Fashion Sakala fashioned a second goal for the young Chipolopolo to put Zambia ahead. [Full Article...]

Pokémon will star in surprise pre-E3 2017 Nintendo Direct on Tuesday

Pokémon will star in surprise pre-E3 2017 Nintendo Direct on Tuesday The briefing is only 8 minutes long, according to Nintendo. There's exciting news on the way for Pokémon fans coming on June 6. While fans were just recently treated to a Nintendo Direct focused on Arms and Splatoon 2 , this week, the company will release yet another video presentation, this one centered on Pokémon . [Full Article...]

Trump vows to do whatever is necessary to protect US

Met police confirmed a "number of people" have been detained and are being spoken to and searches are ongoing at both addresses. In March, a man ran down people with a vehicle on Westminster Bridge in London , killing four before fatally stabbing a police officer on Parliament's grounds. [Full Article...]

Outrage as Trump targets London mayor after attacks

Outrage as Trump targets London mayor after attacks Police have arrested 12 people - five men and seven women ranging in age from 19 to 60 - after raids on two flats in Barking and East Ham. Where did it take place? London Bridge underground station will reopen and operate as normal on Monday after being shut on Sunday following the attacks on pedestrians in the area on Saturday night. [Full Article...]

UAE supports statements of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia on Qatar

UAE supports statements of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia on Qatar Oil markets rose more than 1 per cent on Monday, pushed up by tensions in the Middle East where top crude exporter Saudi Arabia and other Arab states cut off ties with Qatar , and as signs of falling OPEC supplies tightened the market. Qatar has yet to comment on the growing crisis. The United Arab Emirates has given Qatari diplomats 48 hours to leave the country. Qatar, which will host t... [Full Article...]

India hopes new rocket can carry humans into space

India hopes new rocket can carry humans into space As a result, an engine - and the rocket for it - that should have been deployed in the 1990s were not until the 2010s. It separated from the upper stage three seconds later. The space agency's chairman, A.S. Kiran Kumar , says it is "the heaviest-ever rocket and satellite to be launched from the country". The GSLV-Mk III-D1 is a three-stage vehicle with indigenous cryogenic upper stage engine c... [Full Article...]

Canadian woman killed in London terror attack named

According to the Amaq news agency which is associated with the organization, IS confirmed in a message distributed over social media that "a security unit of Islamic State fighters perpetrated (Saturday's) attack". Yet the thousands of tourists still milling around the center of London in the wake of the attack was powerful testament to the continued failure of the extremists. [Full Article...]

Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar

Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar However, Doha had refuted the allegations of supporting terror groups in the past. The country has asked Qatari diplomats to leave within 48 hours. The UAE said it was closing its airspace and seaports for Qataris and "banning all Qatari means of transportation". Saudi Arabia said the move to cut off ties with Qatar was initiated to protect its Kingdom from terrorism and extremism. [Full Article...]

Etihad Airways to suspend flights to and from Qatar from Tuesday

Etihad Airways to suspend flights to and from Qatar from Tuesday Egypt , Yemen and Maldives have also suspended diplomatic relations. However, the 2014 crisis did not see a land and sea blockade as threatened now. It said that the decision is a "violation of its sovereignty", vowing to its citizens it won't affect them. The Saudi state news agency SPA said Riyadh had closed its borders, severing land, sea and air contact with the tiny peninsula of Qatar. [Full Article...]

Warriors stomp Cavs in Kerr's return, take 2-0 lead

The beauty of the Warriors' depth is that they can have a poor showing from Thompson and hardly miss a beat. LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists to tie Magic Johnson's record with his eighth career Finals triple-double. [Full Article...]

Amazon Alexa To Beat Siri

Amazon Alexa To Beat Siri When I'm at home, I nearly always have multiple timers running at once, for everything from laundry to kitchen activities like cooking, baking, thawing, and marinating. You can also easily cancel or check how much time is left on a specific timer; just say " Alexa , cancel the pasta timer", for instance, or " Alexa , how much time is left on my garlic bread timer?" Until this latest update... [Full Article...]


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