Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Latest news
Home » Sci-tech


Overwatch's new map colonizes the moon

Blizzard has shared new Overwatch clues that hint about an upcoming lunar map. What's more, we don't think that the voice in the trailer isn't that of Winston (we might be wrong there, though). The question, however, is whether the message means that Overwatch will soon get a new map, a new hero, or both. With a brand new list of skins, sprays, and a dance emote for every character, there's a lot to keep you burning through boxes and earning XP. Read More »

Kushner and the back story of back channels


WASHINGTON-What did the president know about Senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner's alleged attempt to set up a backchannel with Russian Federation and when did he know it? "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names, it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers". Read More »

At least 7 US citizens injured in Kabul blast

An Afghan security officer who had been protecting the German Embassy died in the attack , and while members of the embassy's staff were injured, "All are now safe", says German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel . According to sources the explosion took place near the Afghan ministry of culture and information. They were assigned to the United States embassy there as contractors, the officials said. Read More »

As Russia scandal intensifies, Trump's attorney draws scrutiny


Former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has told the Senate Intelligence Committee he will begin turning over some documents subpoenaed by the panel, according to a government source familiar with the matter. Richard Burr of North Carolina and vice-chairman Democratic Sen. The subpoenas were issued for two companies Flynn owns, Flynn Intel Group Inc. and Flynn Intel Group LLC. Read More »

Explosion Hits Afghan Capital, Kabul

Bodies littered the scene and a towering plume of smoke rose from the area, which houses foreign embassies, after the blast in the morning rush hour blew out the windows of several missions and residences. TV footage showed shocked residents soaked in blood stumbling about, then being ferried away to hospitals. The Taliban, seeking to reimpose Islamic rule after their 2001 ouster by USA -led forces, denied responsibility and said they condemned attacks that have no legitimate target and ... Read More »

GTA publisher Take-Two has bought Kerbal Space Program


While Take-Two sees plenty of money-making opportunities in Kerbal Space Program , the publisher didn't snap it up arbitrarily. Squad are now working on the Making History Expansion for Kerbal Space Program and confirmed that everyone who purchased a copy of the game through April 2013 would still be receiving free DLC as promised, despite the new takeover. Read More »

Strong, swift UN reaction to Trump on climate

The Sierra Club said a United States withdrawal from the Paris deal would be a "historic mistake". But European officials insisted that the deal would remain on track. After persuading voters that America isn't great anymore, Trump apparently intends to make sure of it - by having this country lead the effort to kill humanity's last, best hope of avoiding catastrophic climate change. Read More »

Introducing A New Pokémon App Called Pokéland

It will be available both on Android as well as iOS, as free-to-play with in-app purchase options. There's a total of six islands with 52 different stages, 134 Pokemon to befriend and a Champion Tower with 15 floors. In addition to PokeLand \/em , the Pokemon Company has also released Pokemon Duel \/em and Magikarp \/em Jump \/em in the United States. After testing is complete on June 9, all progress will be wiped. Read More »

White House says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal


Trump had vowed during his 2016 presidential campaign to "cancel" the Paris deal within 100 days of becoming president as part of an effort to bolster United States oil and coal industries. So the withdrawal would not actually take effect until November 2020, shortly after the next presidential election. To date, 147 out of the 197 countries have ratified the accord, including the U.S., where the accord entered force last November. Read More »

AMD plans a summer of fun with RX Vega and Threadripper


Ryzen Mobile laptops for consumers are expected to launch before the end of 2017, while models for corporate and enterprise customers will come out in the first half of 2018. AMD said that the charted performance uplifts are delivered with 50 per cent power consumption - it's not a tricky either/or choice for OEMS. AMD's previously announced many-core CPU for the high-end PC desktop and workstation market was first announced at Financial Analyst Day a few weeks back. Read More »

President meets with EPA chief on Paris climate pact

France's ambassador to the United States , Gerard Araud, said on Twitter that the Paris agreement "doesn't infringe on USA sovereignty" and noted that major American corporations had supported the deal. One source, who claims to have been briefed on the situation, said Trump was likely to honour the campaign pledge and pull out of the deal. Later, during a campaign stop, Merkel escalated her barbs against Trump, suggesting the United States was no longer a reliable ally for Germany. Read More »

Trump to pull out of climate accord

Trump promised during his presidential campaign to pull the US out of the deal, which was signed by almost 200 nations. It was a relief among the other countries that Trump agreed to the language in the final G7 communique that pledged to fight protectionism and commits to a rules-based worldwide trade system. Read More »

(INTC) Shares Sold by First PREMIER Bank

The Firefly Value Partners Lp holds 10,990 shares with $399,000 value, down from 380,000 last quarter. Intel Corp now has $170.37B valuation. The stock is presently trading up its SMA-50 of $61.18. The stock of Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, March 18 by Barclays Capital. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q4 2016. Read More »

Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

The statement follows speculation that President Donald Trump may soon announce US withdrawal from the Paris global agreement of 2015 to reduce climate-warming carbon emissions. Business leaders say the Paris deal, also called COP21, will help generate new jobs, limit damage from climate change and help assert American leadership on the global stage. Read More »

United Nations chief Guterres says climate deal is essential

His remarks at New York University's Stern School of Business came at a time when the world waits for Trump to announce whether the country will continue to uphold the Paris deal, which almost 200 countries signed as a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Read More »

Leaked poster hints at June 15 launch for the OnePlus 5


According to a leaked internal email , OnePlus's next-gen flagship should launch on June 15 with a 5.5-inch display with FullHD (1920 x 1080) or QHD resolution (2560 x 1440). The company has put up eight retail box design for the poll with different possible font design of number "5", and two colour combinations of box, logo and printing in Red & White. Read More »

Mummy DNA Gives Clues to Egypt's Long History


MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN HISTORY-An global team of scientists, led by researchers from the University of Tuebingen and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena , successfully recovered and analyzed ancient DNA from Egyptian mummies dating from approximately 1400 BCE to 400 CE, including the first genome-wide nuclear data from three individuals, establishing ancient Egyptian mummies as a reliable source for genetic material to study the ... Read More »

Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4


Her staggering longevity is illustrated by the fact that compatriot Amanda Anisimova who, at just 15, is the youngest main draw competitor since 2005 and was just nine months old when Venus lost her only French Open final appearance in 2002 to sister Serena , BBC Sport reports . Read More »

Trump says Kathy Griffin 'should be ashamed of herself'

It wasn't amusing", she says. The comic apologized later for the video image, saying it was "too disturbing" and wasn't amusing. "I understand how it offends people". CNN, where Griffin is a co-host of its annual New Year's Eve programming, also condemned the photo shoot , stating that "We found what she did disgusting and offensive". Read More »

Confusion in White House as Trump's communications director resigns

White House communications director Michael Dubke has resigned . Trump wrote, "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". The post White House Communications Director Resigns appeared first on SIGNAL . These are the tough, loyal, real street fighters from the Trump campaign. Read More »

Ford Replacing CEO Mark Fields In Management Shakeup


Mary Barra - who became GM's CEO about six months before Fields became Ford's - has also made a series of headline-grabbing moves, such as forming a partnership with the ride-hailing company Lyft and pulling GM out of unprofitable markets, including Europe, India and South Africa. Read More »

NASA to reveal details on Solar Probe Plus mission to the sun


It's composed of a sophisticated system of radiators meant to cool the machine as it travels through an environment several times hotter than a pizza oven. "One recent study by the National Academy of Sciences estimated that without advance warning a huge solar event could cause two trillion dollars in damage in the United States alone, and the eastern seaboard of the USA could be without power for a year", NASA said. Read More »

Jet Airways flies low, slips nearly 5 pct post Q4 results


The post of CEO at Jet Airways fell vacant in late 2015, after the company's then CEO Cramer Ball quit to join a foreign airline. Net profit for the fourth quarter came in at 368 million rupees ($5.7 million) compared with a profit of 3.97 billion rupees a year earlier, while total income from operations rose 5.7 percent to 57.60 billion rupees. Read More »

IPhone 8 Dimensions leaked, confirmed to be larger than the iPhone 7


In recent weeks, we have seen dummy videos and design molds popping up online. Adding to that list is another leak that details the dimensions of the Apple iPhone 8 . Vertical dual-lens camera setup: iPhone 8 is expected to have a dual-camera setup like iPhone 7 Plus, but with a slight difference - it might have a vertical setup, with a LED flash between the two camera modules. Read More »

Arsene Wenger Is Staying At Arsenal For Two More Years

And Adams believes the Frenchman should leave while he has the fans on his side. More importantly, the 67-year-old manager will not lose his core powers. "The league wins, the cup wins". And if Ospina leaves, do Arsenal bring back Wojciech Szczesny after his successful loan at Roma or do they cash in on his strong form? This was after exiting the Champions League on an aggregate scoreline of 10-2 to Bayern Munich at the last 16 stage and failing to finish in the top four of the league to ... Read More »

Nest wants your home security camera to recognize you


High-Quality Video . A unique combination of premium hardware, advanced software, and a great app experience. The Nest Cam IQ comes with a 4K video sensor for capturing videos. The Nest Cam IQ should offer a clearer picture and clearer audio than the Nest Cam Indoor though. The video it outputs will still be limited to 1080p, mind you, but the expanded resolution will help with zooming in on particular areas without a loss in fidelity. Read More »

Hyundai releases teaser video of sub-compact SUV Kona


Carefully shot to not give away too much, the video showed the car's head-up display and revealed how much the South Korean automaker is bent on going high-tech for this model. Hyundai's pitch for the new Kona is that it will feature a modern and aggressive design as well as the most spacious interior in its category and several high-end amenities. Read More »

Ford Focus RS upgraded with new 'Option Pack'


The Focus RS Limited Edition adds two major features that many early adopters of the hatchback thought it should have-a limited-slip differential for the front axle, and a red paint option called "Race Red". Amazingly, the system monitors inputs from vehicle sensors 100 times per second and sends an average of 70 percent of drive torque to the rear axle. Torque Vectoring Control, which automatically applies small amounts of brake force to limit wheel spin at the front axle, further ... Read More »

Leaked Image Shows Xiaomi Mi Note 3


Of course, the report needs to be taken with a pinch of salt as Xiaomi hasn't revealed anything about the Mi Note 3 . Xiaomi Mi Note 3 will be a successor of Mi Note 2 , which was launched by the company in China in October. Xiaomi has done away with headphone jack in the Mi 6, and relies on USB Type-C port. "The Xiaomi Mi 6 mounts dual 12 MP main camera - one with f/1.8 aperture, 27mm lens, OIS 4-axis, and the other with 52mm lens and f/2.6 aperture, phase detection autofocus, ... Read More »

Samsung Notebook 9 Pro With Embedded S Pen Launched at Computex 2017


The main user-selling point (USP) of the Pro laptop is undoubtedly its S Pen device which is capable of performing precision oriented tasks like creative drawing and shading. Both of the two models have full high-definition screens. The Notebook 9 Pro also comes with two standard USB ports, an HDMI port, and an eMMC port for using a microSD card. Read More »

'Climate train has left the station' without Trump: Former Canadian diplomat

Before departing Italy for the U.S., White House officials refused to address the reports about Kushner. Unlike past G7 summits, known for collaboration and co-operation, the Sicily meeting has been marked by discord over climate change , trade and migrants, but unity on the need to combat global terrorism in the wake of the bloody bombing in Manchester.Diplomats said that on other key global issues, such as Syria, the South and East China Sea disputes and North Korea, there was broad G-7 ... Read More »

Apple's Pun-Filled WWDC App Hints at Secret Product Reveals


Given that it's an x.x.1 release , it's likely that iOS 10.3.3 focuses on under-the-hood performance improvements and bug fixes. The macOS 10.12.6 release notes say nothing that relates to the actual update , which is normal. However, this latest version is, unfortunately, less impressive, with this second beta of TvOs 10.2.2 offering nothing more than the expected progression of the initial release. Read More »