Sci-tech

by | February 18, 2018 | 18:09

While the Rohingya have faced discriminatory practices for decades, a dramatic surge in violence has spurred a mass evacuation. Soe Chay, an ex-soldier from Inn Din, said they dug one grave for 10 bodies. Doctors Without Borders estimates that at least 6,700 Rohingya have been killed in one month alone. Human rights advocates interviewed by BenarNews also criticized the decision to honor the head of the Myanmar military, but asked that they not be identified for fear of being ...

by | February 18, 2018 | 14:41

Operators receive a small health and accuracy boost, and any downed operators are instantly revived. Her primary weapons are the Spear.308, SASG-12, and 6P41, while she falls back on the PMM pistol and GSH-18 as secondaries. Now, the video game publisher and developer has officially unveiled the identities of the two new operators coming to the tactical shooter with the release of a new trailer.

by | February 18, 2018 | 12:47

A person close to Cruz called the FBI's tip line on January 5 and provided information about Cruz's weapons and his erratic behavior, including his disturbing social media posts. Now, though, Wray is coming under heavy scrutiny over the FBI's mishandling of the Cruz tip, as Sen. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to conduct an immediate review of the Justice Department and FBI's procedures to ensure the agencies are swiftly and effectively ...

by | February 18, 2018 | 11:57

The Cupertino-headquartered giant announced last month that the upcoming Apple iOS 11 .3 update will offer features that give users power to control their batteries, Augmented Reality (AR) upgrade and Animoji. Some apps such as Skype and Telegram have been reported to be unaffected by the latest bug. Apple has been troubled by a series of issues lately, including a separate iOS bug called 'chaiOS' that was exposed by a researcher on GitHub.

by | February 18, 2018 | 09:49

The two spacewalkers will move a Latching End Effector (LEE), or hand, for the Canadian-built robotic arm, Canadarm2, from a payload attachment on the station's Mobile Base System rail vehicle to the Quest airlock. NASA TV will start its live coverage of the spacewalk activities beginning at 5:30 a.m. Kanai and Vande Hei moved that LEE from a temporary storage space outside the Quest airlock to a long-term storage spot on the MSB.

by | February 18, 2018 | 04:23

STEVE Bruce's decision to substitute Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak in Aston Villa's 2-0 loss to Fulham has divided fan opinion. "We play them at home in a few weeks and that's got to be the challenge to us all". "At this particular moment, they're going very well". Kamohelo Mokotjo and Neal Maupay both scored first-half goals to consign Chris Coleman's side to back-to-back home defeats.

by | February 18, 2018 | 03:26

A source familiar with the project, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Polygon that "mission creep" and unrealistic ambitions had eaten up the Kickstarter funds, something that Nightdive largely confirmed. Because of this, around 15 contract workers will no longer be working on System Shock , though Kuperman affirmed that full-time Night Dive staff will not be laid off.

by | February 18, 2018 | 02:50

Kepler , which is now on the K2 mission to discover exoplanets , has found thousands of candidates since it was launched nearly a decade ago. An International team of scientists analysed 275 possible exoplanets. Researchers working with TESS hope to find more than 1,500 transiting exoplanet candidates , About 500 of which will hopefully be classified as Earth-sized and Super-Earth (planets with radii less than twice that of Earth).

by | February 17, 2018 | 23:46

Twitter on Friday announced that it will pull the plug on its desktop Mac application in favor of a web client. "For the full Twitter experience on Mac, visit Twitter on Web", the handle added. Twitter didn't even make the app itself; the company outsourced development to a third-party digital studio in Seattle called Black Pixel . Given the app's paltry average user rating-1.7 out of 5 stars-it's unlikely this decision will disappoint many people.

by | February 17, 2018 | 03:45

The research was conducted partly as a senior project during his undergraduate studies at Harvard College. Researchers studied information from the K2 Kepler telescope mission, which aims to track down new exoplanets across the universe.

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:57

Its wheelbase remains the same at 2,650mm, with the front overhang shortened by 20mm (to 880mm), and rear overhang extended by 20mm (now 780mm). With that, the new auto is about 13mm higher at 1440mm to boost headroom and is wider by 18mm to give more passenger elbow room.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:29

The campus in Cupertino, named for its extraterrestrial-style design , also has 45-foot high curved glass windows surrounding the entire building. Inside this space, there are "pods", and as employees, who appear to be always distracted by their iPhones , walk about, they often crash into these panels .

by | February 16, 2018 | 23:09

The NASA's HORIZONS was used for simulations which revealed that the auto could collide with the Earth in around 3 million years until then, it will flyby Earth and various other planets. The simulations show a roughly 50 percent chance of a collision with a planet over many millions of years, but a relatively small chance of hitting Earth in the next million.

by | February 16, 2018 | 22:00

While relations between Washington and its main Muslim ally in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have been strained by a number of issues, Turkey has been particularly infuriated by US support for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which it sees as terrorists.

by | February 16, 2018 | 21:07

In the past 25 years, 2.8 of the inches of the increased sea level have been caused both by the warming waters expansion and the melting of continental ice sheets. Sea level rise of 65 centimeters, or roughly 2 feet, would cause significant problems for coastal cities around the world. While the second study said the satellite record occurred after the 1991 Pinaturbo eruption meaning that it makes sea level rises in the 1990s look faster than the real trend.

by | February 16, 2018 | 19:56

Uber said its policy of "pro-actively" contacting the police about serious incidents was already happening in London and would be rolled out across the United Kingdom after discussions with other police forces. London is one of Uber's most important overseas markets. Uber has been hit by a string of scandals, including claims of poor working conditions, sexual harassment within the company, a massive data breach and theft of self-driving technology.

by | February 16, 2018 | 11:35

Hirscher finished in 2 minutes, 6.52 seconds, which made him 0.23 seconds faster than silver medalist Alexis Pinturault of France. Hirscher's first leg left him 1.32 seconds behind the first-run leader, Germany's Thomas Dressen. "I mean, every day", he said cheerily of the questions, "but now it's over and this is the positive thing". Hirscher admitted he felt "unbelievable" to finally win gold at an Olympic Winter Games, but that he had to reach new heights to do so.

by | February 16, 2018 | 11:32

It has underperformed by 17.10% the S&P500. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 1,428 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $594,000 after buying an additional 56 shares during the period. research analysts forecast that Chipotle Mexican Grill will post 8.36 EPS for the current year. The stock now has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $342.25.

by | February 16, 2018 | 09:26

The delicate offering comes as Ocean has been teasing new music for the new year. We didn't realize just how good of a fit " Moon River " would be with Ocean's soft, crooning voice-the cover remains both true to the original and also becomes a decidedly new track altogether.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:10

State Senator James Carlin of Sioux City says he was surprised to learn that about 15 percent of Iowa school districts do not have plans for dealing with an "active shooter" situation. The operating budget for that office would rise 16.5 percent under Senate approved amendments, with additional funding to prosecute violent crimes against children, create a crime strategies unit and clear a backlog of court cases.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:40

While describing it as "fairly well advanced", Tillerson said it was up to Trump to decide when to release the plan. That's $275 million more per year than the current level. Wednesday's aid announcement represents something of a victory for Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis, both of whom argued against the Jerusalem decision and had lobbied to continue assistance to Jordan on national security grounds.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:46

Prior to today, Project Fi was already available in 135 countries. A complete list of locations covered by Project Fi can be found over on Project Fi's rates page . Of course, that's not to say that there's zero risk of runaway charges while using Project Fi overseas. Planning for an worldwide trip can be tough, especially when it comes to planning for phone coverage, but Google's efforts to not only support a variety of global locations, but also let you know ahead of time if ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:47

The app-Facebook's first built especially for children-hit iOS devices in December and launched on Amazon Fire tablets last month. Parental controls give parents a greater deal of control over the app than they'd have with the regular Messenger product , including limiting who kids can talk to.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:45

The two had disputes over Thiel's support for President Trump , according to the article. The hedge fund manager and PayPal co-founder could also step down from his role on the Facebook board, where he's been a director since 2005. Like some other conservatives in the tech world lately, Thiel has been complaining about Silicon Valley's liberalism and "intolerance" to other views - especially amid the growing protests against Trump's policies and actions, the controversy over sexual ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:40

Markus Schairer of Austria suffered a bad fall during the men's snowboard cross quarterfinals on Thursday, with the snowboarder losing vertical control of his board and landing on his back. The AOC added that there was no "neurological impairment and consequential damage can be ruled out". The Express claim that he is expected to return to Austria imminently to receive further treatment.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:00

The scientists will travel by ship to collect samples from the newly exposed seabed, which covers an area of around 5,818 km2. "It's important we get there quickly before the undersea environment changes as sunlight enters the water and new species begin to colonize", she explained, adding that the mission was "very exciting".

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:43

Though many people were quick to call the notch an unseemly distraction when Apple originally unveiled the device this past September, the reality is that the notch is far more conspicuous and irksome in pictures than it is in your hands.

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:42

Victory against Wales made it two wins out of two this Six Nations for England and left the champions on course in their bid to become the first team to win three successive outright Championships in the tournament's long history. England are next in action away to Scotland on February 23. Anthony Watson and Owen Farrell are expected to recover from the unspecified knocks they sustained against Wales , but Elliot Daly has now suffered damage to his calf having completed his ...

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:34

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc sold 25,805 shares as the company's stock rose 5.06% with the market. The stock decreased 2.60% or $5.51 during the last trading session, reaching $206.36. Its down 0.15, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. The legal version of this piece can be accessed at https://registrarjournal.com/2018/02/15/dominos-pizza-inc-dpz-shares-bought-by-teacher-retirement-system-of-texas.html.

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:21

The fingerprint sensor is integrated in the oblong-shaped home button at the front. The Z2 Force is the successor to both the Moto Z and Moto Z Force (which never made it to Indian shores) and comes with top of the line internals, a unique shatter proof display, dual cameras, a sleek and svelte metal design and a near stock build of Android Oreo.

by | February 15, 2018 | 19:23

It also commemorates 50 years of the Escort nameplate, a vehicle synonymous with many RS models throughout its history. Celebrating 50 years of the " Rallye Sport " brand, the special Focus RS is limited to just 50 units and will only be sold in the United Kingdom, marking the final 50 units of the hot hatch before production ends on April 6 .

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:55

The back of the device houses the capsule-shaped dual camera module with dual-tone LED flash, and a circular fingerprint sensor placed below the camera. Renders of the entry-level Nokia 1 sports a pebble-like design with curved edges, a small form factor and a single rear camera. It is also expected to feature a 6-inch screen with 18:9 aspect ratio, Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, a 64GB storage with microSD card slot, and a dual main camera.

by | February 15, 2018 | 18:07

It could be compared to driver merging onto a highway. A study published today (Feb. 12) used satellite data to confirm the predictions of the best climate computer models: The global average sea level is not rising by a steady increment each year, but is accelerating.

by | February 15, 2018 | 17:17

At least 14 people have been injured in a shooting at a Florida high school , USA authorities said. There was no word on the extent of those injuries. A female student told ABC News America: "My teacher was shot". Authorities say the shooting began outside of the school. Bondi also issued a stern warning to scammers, saying she is working with GoFundMe to prevent fake charity drives from duping people into donating money they believe is going toward victims.

by | February 15, 2018 | 16:53

As of now, this toned down version of the original Gmail app is available only to the Web users, and not listed on Google Play store app mobile version. Gmail Go APK size is much smaller, around 9.51MB, compared to the original Gmail app which is as big as 20.66MB. The all Go apps is going to seamlessly work on both Standard Android and Android Go builds.