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by | June 17, 2018 | 05:00

I worked hard on this, along with a Great Team of talented people. Warm-up losses to Italy, Germany and Peru have not made for the best preparations for the Saudis as they chase a first victory in the World Cup finals since 1994 in their first appearance in the showpiece event since 2006.

by | June 15, 2018 | 02:48

Three is the new magic number for hosting a World Cup. Morocco also didn't get full support from other Muslim-majority nations, with Afghanistan, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia among the 134 backers of the North American bid. "Morocco has been counting on bolstering economic and social development by embracing the World Cup", he said, noting the infrastructure investment required to host such a tournament.

by | June 14, 2018 | 02:22

South African stood disgraced on Wednesday as the country that received the overwhelming support of African countries when they won the right to host the 2010 World Cup, refused to vote for Morocco to host the 2026 World Cup. "Before even giving our official candidacy of the city of Montreal (for the World Cup as part of the United 2026 bid) the (Olympic Installations Board) and the provincial government already said that they were going to invest the money in the retractable roof", Filato ...

by | June 12, 2018 | 03:02

Scientists have claimed that the discovery will help in the understanding of the formation mechanism of super-Neptune or sub-Saturn kind of planets that are too close to the host star. and in Europe) that can do such precise measurements", the official statement said . They were then able to identify that three Earth-sized planets are orbiting this star.

by | June 08, 2018 | 09:31

These organic molecules were found at the bottom of what once was a lake bed, in rocks 3 billion years old. What they claimed they had discovered was a fossilised micro-organism in a Martian meteorite, which they argued was evidence that there has once been life on the Red Planet.

by | June 07, 2018 | 09:07

Over the next five years in the SES-12 service region, SES expects the direct-to-home TV market to grow by some 80 million users, "and obviously, this satellite will be a great way to deliver that content to the homes across all of Asia-Pacific", Hemingway said.

by | May 30, 2018 | 02:16

Alberto , the first named Atlantic storm of 2018, spun up days before the formal June 1 start of the hurricane season . On the forecast track, the center of Alberto will move over Alabama later tonight and early Tuesday . A tropical storm warning remains in effect for Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties, as does a storm surge watch . Meanwhile, potentially life-threatening rough surf and rip currents continued on the northern Gulf Coast after Alberto rolled up big waves and tides ...

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:20

Authorities say conditions are especially risky with flooding rains coming overnight and on a holiday weekend when many people have outdoor plans. The storm comes during the Memorial Day weekend and was expected to scramble transportation on Monday as many people return from holiday travel.

by | May 28, 2018 | 07:11

Gulf Coast as it tracks north, bringing a growing threat of floods, but it's had little impact on offshore energy production. Storm Alberto is now 120 miles south of Apalachicola, in Florida, and is due to make landfall along the Panhandle part of the state at about 4pm (8pm BST) today, according to the US National Hurricane Centre.

by | May 28, 2018 | 04:18

Bean's wife of 40 years, Leslie Bean, said in a statement that Bean died peacefully at Houston Methodist Memorial Hospital surrounded by those who loved him. "I think I would like to be remembered in the end as an astronaut and an artist", Bean told People. "I said, 'I'm going to be an artist, '" Bean recalled.

by | May 26, 2018 | 14:16

Local forecasters say cloudy to overcast skies along scattered showers and thunder is expected for Grand Cayman throughout Friday , with showers becoming locally heavy at times, leading to flooding in low lying area. Forecasters from the US-based National Hurricane Center ( NHC ) have said there is a 90% chance tropical storm Alberto will develop the within the next five days.

by | May 26, 2018 | 04:00

If the storm organizes into a closed low with winds less than 39 miles per hour, it will likely become our first tropical depression of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Forecasters and officials have warned for days that, regardless of tropical development, this system could dump up to 8 inches of rain on our already saturated state.

by | May 18, 2018 | 14:30

Fans can pre-order now and get access to the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Private Beta*. It seemed somewhat inevitable that Activision would find a way to cash in on the Battle Royale craze, and it has been rumored for a while that Call of Duty would be the franchise to take it on first.

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:01

The company has opted for a design with a glass back with an aluminum metal frame on the sides. Nokia X6 features a 5.8-inch 19:9 FHD+ display with Gorilla Glass 3. 13,830 for the 4/32GB variant; approximately Rs. 15,980 for the 4/64GB model and approximately Rs. 18,090 for the 6/64GB model. It comes in either, 4 GB or 6 GB LPDDR4 RAM variants, with 32 GB or 64 GB of internal storage.

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:53

In terms of design, it looks similar to the Huawei P20 series, but some of its specifications are different. Glass on both sides, near bezel-less and sporting an iridescent colour coating - it shifts between purple and blue in the Phantom Blue Edition depending on the viewing angle - the Honor 10 is definitely a looker.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:11

This long-lost asteroid was initially spotted by the "Catalina Sky Survey at the University of Arizona " on 30 November back in the year 2010. However, as it went toward the outer-reaches of the solar system, it became impossible for the group to keep track of its movement.

by | May 14, 2018 | 04:37

YouTube also has a "time watched profile" in the line which is said to provide an insight to the users about their viewing habits. The Take a Break and other notification features are available in the latest version (13.17.55) of the YouTube app.

by | May 14, 2018 | 04:34

The $500 billion firm added that the IPO will be not be less than the valuation at which Walmart acquired the company. This would be done at a valuation no less than that paid by Walmart under the share issuance agreement. This deal has also led to a restructuring of the Flipkart's board of directors from 10 members to eight. Walmart also provided some clarity on its plans to come out with an initial public offering (IPO) for Flipkart .

by | May 14, 2018 | 04:25

Dominic Thiem followed up his sensational victory over world number one Rafael Nadal by easing past Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the Madrid Masters final. To get to this stage, despite that shock victory over Rafa Nadal, Thiem's level has not been so impressive as Zverev's. The Croat was forced to withdraw from the Masters 1000 event at the Caja Magica due to injury, but is back in action at the Italian Open this week.

by | May 13, 2018 | 14:39

Visitors cheered and shouted slogns as the Falcon 9 Block 5, the latest version of SpaceX , was launched on its maiden mission As the countdown began, Bangladeeshi-Americans sang national anthem and shouted " Joy Bangla, Joy Bangabandhu".

by | May 12, 2018 | 07:49

Voice assistant technology used in Amazon Alexa and Apple's Siri is growing in popularity. 'By starting with any arbitrary waveform, such as music , we can embed speech into audio that should not be recognized as speech; and by choosing silence as the target, we can hide audio from a speech-to-text system, ' the study explained.

by | May 12, 2018 | 07:45

That only leaves one massive project left for SpaceX - BFR. The highly-anticipated launch of the " Block 5 " Falcon 9 rocket finally took place today , marking the debut of SpaceX's Bangabandhu Satellite-1 mission. "It has taken us ..." "Block 5 is capable of at least 100 flights before being retired", Musk told reporters on a prelaunch conference call. This marks the 25th Falcon 9 landing for SpaceX .

by | May 12, 2018 | 07:30

Also, the battery settings have a new animation as well as options to control what particular apps use; how much battery and will be killed, if found to use a significant amount of juice in the background. They took notice and, as you do these days, took to Twitter . In a bid to deliver transparency in technology and stay ahead of ethical pitfalls, Google has said that its Artificial Intelligence (AI) calling system " Duplex " would now identify itself while making appointments.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:36

But Musk has said Falcon 9 Block 5 will be the " final version " before SpaceX moves on to bigger, badder Mars rockets. The first "Block 5" Falcon 9 is set to launch from pad 39A at 4:12 p.m., which is the opening of a two-hour 10-minute window.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:33

Also, Duplex won't place a traditional call to the business as it will use a different number for this, instead of using your phone number. The first day of annual Google I/O developers conference wrapped up promising some groundbreaking developments.

by | May 11, 2018 | 00:24

Among the concepts expressed is the fact that BioWare's mission is primarily about creating worlds , and companionship means that the studio's games are never about solitary characters, as the protagonists always live their adventures with a group of friends.

by | May 10, 2018 | 12:29

He was finally dismissed for a score of 36 runs off 31 deliveries in the 19th over of the innings by Prasidh Krishna. Mumbai then cranked up the pressure by a notch when Ishan Kishan took to the crease. KKR's meek surrender for a paltry 108 fetched the touring side its fifth and biggest win and promoted it to the fourth spot. Poor running between the wickets cost captain Dinesh Karthik, who was run out in another mix-up with Nitish Rana.

by | May 10, 2018 | 12:21

Sets also gets a Fluent design based acrylic title bar, and the window border is now being adjusted to grey. Researchers at Google's Project Zero revealed the Device Guard bypass on April 19 following failed attempts by Microsoft to negotiate a deferral of disclosure until the Windows 10 April 2018 Update , which was first released to Windows 10 users on April 30.

by | May 09, 2018 | 08:12

When you see a suggestion you like, you can simply hit the "tab" button to accept it. In reality, at least among those newest attributes that made it to Gmail to get iOS is now on Android for just a small while. "To get started, make sure you've enabled the new Gmail by going to Settings Try the new Gmail ". The upcoming Android P update will bring a host of new features and enhancements later this year, and owners of 11 different Android phones can join a public beta now.

by | May 09, 2018 | 08:09

As part of a massive reorganization of its executive team, Facebook is assembling a team that will explore applications of blockchain technology. Two other executives, Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer and Vice President of Growth Javier Olivan , will oversee other consolidated divisions, one related to " new platforms and infrastructure " and another for centralized services such as the ads system.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:49

Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 0% invested in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) for 106,387 shs. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement reported 37,067 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, February 22 by Nomura. Analysts at the Goldman Sachs equities division increased shares of BP PLC (LON:BP) to a Buy on Monday morning.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:47

Not exactly dishonest, but still a unsafe appeal to the human tendency to screw around and press buttons we shouldn't. And, it could be annoying to restart the phone and the app when you are amidst important work. For instance, back in February, it was found that receiving a message with a single character from the Indian Telugu alphabet would crash multiple apps on iOS , including WhatsApp , as well as the iOS Springboard.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:18

The offering is aimed at bringing AI to solutions for the edge and will be available next year. Finally, Microsoft is also announcing the Microsoft Azure Blockchain Workbench , which should make it easier for developers to develop applications by sticking Azure-supported blockchain network with cloud services.

by | May 07, 2018 | 00:41

I hate when people say, 'Why doesn't she just leave?' There's psychological damage and mental abuse that comes with being in a situation like that. Christina opens up on why she didn't get into the business to be a TV host, how motherhood will affect her next tour and how she is a huge fan of Kanye West .

by | May 07, 2018 | 00:41

A telecom tariff war seems to have started afresh with state-owned telecom operator BSNL trying to match Reliance Jio's tariffs with a Rs349 pre-paid plan that comes with a validity of 54 days and offers unlimited voice calls. It offers 3 GB data plan that is priced at Rs 349. Additionally, BSNL is planning on rolling out 4G service to more cities soon, as the company now provides only 3G service in majority of the cities.