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Mark Zuckerberg's Post On Taking Two Months Paternity Leave Wins Facebook


Our new daughter is coming soon, and I'm planning to take two months of paternity leave again. He announced his leave through a Facebook post on Friday. "It's an incredible benefit and one that I and my family so appreciative of", Russ Maschmeyer , a Facebook user, said. Another Facebook user Amy Bendell wrote, "Thanks for setting a great example, Mark". Read More »

An easy homemade solution to view the Eclipse


To make it, you will need a cardboard pizza box, foil, scissors, pen, tape and a sheet of white paper. In a new video , Pizza Hut demonstrates how to turn an empty pizza box into a viewer that will let you watch a projection of the eclipse. Read More »

World to witness solar eclipse

The next partial eclipse that will be visible in London will be in 2021, but the real show will come three years later on April 8, 2024. Beginning at 1:06pm, the moon will start moving in front of the sun and at its peak, around 2:30pm in London, 75% of the sun will be covered. Read More »

Trump hits CEOs who left manufacturing council as 'grandstanders'


Frazier said the move was "a matter of personal conscience " and that he felt "a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism". It was a big turnaround from when Ken, as seen in the above photo with President Trump , announced a joint collaboration between Merck , Pfizer, and Corning to create glass containers for medication. Read More »

Solar Eclipse Viewing at Trailside Nature and Science Center


Termed as "The Great American Eclipse ", the partial phase of the eclipse will begin over the Pacific Ocean at 1546 GMT (9.16 PM IST) and will end at 18.48 GMT (12.52 AM IST). From there the lunar shadow leaves the United States at 4:09 EDT. Even Greeks, who were instrumental in making huge contributions to science and mathematics, long believed the onset of a solar eclipse as a bad omen. Read More »

BioWare Confirms No DLC For Mass Effect Andromeda


Kotaku reported as much back in late June , when sources familiar with BioWare's plans said that Andromeda would receive no single-player DLC, a huge departure from every previous game in the series. "Early in development, we chose to focus Mass Effect: Andromeda's story on the Pathfinder, the exploration of the Andromeda galaxy, and the conflict with the Archon". Read More »

Solar eclipse viewer DIY using Pizza Hut box


That means you can't look directly at the eclipse with this thingy - you're creating a pinhole projector that reflects the sun onto a screen. Viewers can use a pizza box and things around the house to make a pinhole projector. Really, you could do this with any two pieces of cardboard. Hold your fingers in a waffle pattern, with the shadow projected on a hard surface such as a sidewalk or deck. Read More »

'Uncharted: The Lost Legacy' Launch Trailer: Leading Ladies Take Center Stage


The villainous character will be playable in both the Survival and Multiplayer modes. If you are a fan of Uncharted video game franchise and are looking forward to playing The Lost Legacy then this is a must watch the trailer . The update will be available for owners of " Uncharted 4: A Thief's End ". The " Uncharted : The Lost Legacy " will also feature all the contents of the fourth and final installment of the " Uncharted " series that centers on the adventures of protagonist Nathan ... Read More »

Trump mocks exec for quitting advisory council over racism


We choose love & unity", CEO Kevin Plank said in a tweet from the company's Twitter account. Trump on Monday eventually bowed to pressure and denounced racist hate groups, but the damage was done. Frazier had been appointed by Donald Trump after his election in November in the "export council" (President's Export Council), an upper room, whose creation dates back to 1973 and who is responsible for advising on its commercial policy. Read More »

CEOs quitting advisory councils out of 'embarrassment': Donald Trump

Frazier announced early in the day that he was leaving Trump's advisory council, saying, "I feel a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism". That appeared to be a reference to Trump's statement over the weekend blaming violence "on many sides" after neo-Nazis and white nationalists clashed with counter-protesters in Charlottesville. Read More »

Donald Trump slams drug firm CEO following resignation from advisory council

President Donald Trump is back in the NY skyscraper that bears his name as the furor over his reaction to race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend shows few signs of dying down. Frazier also represented Merck at a White House event in July where his company and Pfizer announced an agreement with Corning to develop a new generation of stronger glass vials and an investment in manufacturing jobs . Read More »

Approved Solar Eclipse Glasses Harder To Find


Of course there are NASA apps for iOS , Android and Amazon Fire and Fire TV that will be showing the eclipse . " One of the things I recommend is that you take your [ISO-certified] glasses, put your lens through it, and then you have a viewfinder where you can see through the camera and you can make pictures that way", professional photographer Jason Parker explained. Read More »

Safety glasses hard to come by ahead of eclipse


If their space-age camera quality doesn't convince you, maybe the fact that they have a total of 11 spacecrafts and 50 high-altitude balloons covering every move of the eclipse . In an "abundance of caution", Slocum said , she asked customers to return 36 pairs of glasses she wasn't sure were completely safe due to a concern with a distributor's order. Read More »

Android O will eclipse all other tech news on August 21


After months of developer previews, Google has finally announced the Android O Launch Event to take place on the 21st of August. Android Instant Apps , which allows users to use any application without installing it on their devices, now support 500 million Android smartphones . Read More »

Donald Trump says North Korea made 'wise' choice by forgoing missile attack


US President Donald Trump praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday for appearing to back down on his threat to launch missiles toward the US territory of Guam . "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!", a-t-he added. Trump tweeted on Wednesday. He said key personnel like Secretary of Defence James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were tyring to guide Mr Trump, but the President's use of Twitter made that hard. Read More »

Trump's hard words for North Korea had an effect


Trump's praise for Kim's decision comes less than a week before the start of joint military drills between the US and South Korea. "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!", a-t-he added. Bannon also called for a tougher US stance on trade with China , saying the two powers were in an "economic war". North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile last month - the second launch of an ICBM in its history - leading the United States to enforce new ... Read More »

IOS 11 'cop button' also helps users w


What they've discovered is that there's a way to quickly disable your iPhone's Touch ID and require passcode entry. As the law stands now, law enforcement are allowed to force smartphone access by compelling a user to unlock via biometrics , like Touch ID or facial recognition, but can not force a user to unlock a device by passcode entry. Read More »

Some Galaxy Note 4 batteries are being recalled due to safety concerns


Apparently, those batteries were made by a third-party and are considered counterfeit - Samsung would not be able to claim liability for burns and related damages if one of those cells did malfunction. This is different from a report we came across yesterday which hinted at a 12 MP + 13 MP camera unit. The recalled batteries were all found on the replacement phones. Read More »

Man recalls one of his life's biggest mistakes: Staring at an eclipse


A doctor later him that he had burned his retina during the eclipse. "We were just doing it for a short time", he said. According to Tomososki, he and his friend looked at the solar eclipse for merely 20 seconds. Dr. El-Sanhouri says, a person who's looked into the sun might not start seeing blind spots right away. The blind spot, he says, is about the size of a pea. Read More »

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will come out in January 2018


There are three limtied edition SteelBook designs that features a different set of iconic Final Fantasy heroes and villains (they also mention that the cases will be distributed at random). Everyone who pre-orders this version from the PlayStation Store will receive a mini soundtrack that consists of five songs, as well as the "Nameless Warrior" skin for the Warrior of Light. Read More »

Fatal Bullet announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

If the trailer is anything to go by this game looks tight and fun. Today Bandai Namco officially announced a new Sword Art Online game, titled Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet . Based on the names, this is where the whole sword/gun action hybrid comes into play. Players will be interacting with characters from the novels, previous games, and of course, the anime. Read More »

Spotify removes white sovereignty music charts


Artists removed from Spotify had very low numbers of subscribers and play counts on the service. Spotify has removed several white supremacist bands from its service, following recent events at Charlottesville in America. You'll have to file a form within the "help & feedback" menu - there's just no intuitive way to do so. However, Spotify is removing that barrier for Google's smart speaker as it announced that, starting today, Google Home users can now stream Spotify using ... Read More »

Here's How Many Apple Watches Will Ship This Year and Next


Shipments could begin as early as Q4 2017. This of course aligns nicely with previous reports claiming that Apple will introduce a revamped version of the Apple Watch in September followed by a product launch that will coincide with the release of Apple's new iPhone lineup. Read More »

NASA launches satellite to relay data from Hubble, ISS and other spacecraft


The satellite will provide near-constant communication links between the ground and orbiting satellites, such as Hubble, and the International Space Station. The TDRSS is capable of providing near-continuous, high-bandwidth (S, Ku and Ka band) telecommunications services for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) spacecraft (including the ISS) and expendable launch vehicles like ULA's Atlas 5 and Delta 4 rockets that use the network to receive and distribute telemetry data during flight. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 gets revealed by designer, looks stunning


Designed and jointly developed by Philippe Starck , the Mi Mix boasts of a full ceramic body and a screen-to-body ratio of 91.3 per cent: an nearly ideal edge-to-edge to be precise. As we all know about Xiaomi Mi MIX , that showcased how a smartphone can look in a non-conventional way. The bottom chin of the design holds the selfie camera. Read More »

Capcom Unveils New Area, Monsters in New Monster Hunter


The new video features more of the creatures that will be coming to Monster Hunter: World that you'll likely come across when going on your adventures. For those willing hunters attending GamesCom next week, don't forget to check out the title on the Sony Consumer Booth in Hall 7 and get ready for your first quest to the New World! If you've played any of the previous Monster Hunter games then what's shown off in the trailers should be familiar. Read More »

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) recently sold by insider Musk Kimbal


Sterling Investment Advisors Ltd. now owns 853 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock valued at $308,000 after buying an additional 18 shares during the last quarter. It now has negative earnings. The Automotive segment includes the design, development, manufacturing, and sales of electric vehicles. Investors sentiment increased to 1.68 in Q4 2016. Read More »

Mystery behind how first animals appeared on Earth solved


Researchers, by analysing the prehistoric sedimentary rocks, unearthed from central Australia, have revealed the evidence about the first evolution of animal on earth. Never were algae more important than 650 million years ago, though. " These large and nutritious organisms at the base of the food web provided the burst of energy required for the evolution of complex ecosystems, where increasingly large and complex animals, including humans, could thrive on Earth ", Dr Brocks said. Read More »

Advantages Of Galaxy Note 8 Over iPhone 8


Visitors try out a Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 4 during the 2014 Korea Electronics Show in Goyang October 17, 2014. It has been reported that the affected batteries were found in refurbished Note 4s which were distributed by particularly FedEx Supply Chain as replacement phones for an AT&T's insurance program. Read More »

Lenovo posts quarterly loss on higher costs, flat sales


Revenue for the quarter ended Jun. 30 totalled $10.01 billion compared with $10.06 billion, it said. Despite PC and mobile gains, Lenovo posted its first quarterly loss in nearly two years this month, while also warning of higher costs due to component shortages. Read More »