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Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) Leaks Again With Dual Rear Cameras
- July 22, 2017

The invitation for the Unpacked event shows the Note's S Pen, giving more than a strong hint about what will be revealed. Samsung released 400,000 revamped Note 7 phones in South Korea only, where local reports suggest fired up fans are snapping them up like hot cakes. (more...)
How the Biggest Online Black Market, AlphaBay, Was Shut Down
- July 21, 2017

Hansa, meanwhile, was the third largest marketplace , with European agencies saying it hosted trading of "similarly high volumes in illicit drugs and other commodities". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein confirmed that Alpha Bay was part of a larger worldwide effort targeted at dark web market bases. On Thursday officials from multiple countries revealed their role in the strike, and permanently shut down Hansa Market . (more...)
Manu Ginobili to return for at least one last season with Spurs Manu Ginobili to return for at least one last season with Spurs
- July 20, 2017

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN‏ is reporting that Manu Ginobili and the Spurs are finalizing details on a new contract. That final game in San Antonio acted as somewhat of a celebration for what the Argentinian did for San Antonio . It is a role Ginobili should continue to fill in the season to come, especially with point guard Tony Parker - the team's longest-tenured player - expected to miss at least the first half of the year while recovering from a torn quadriceps tendon. (more...)
British writer Jane Austen is the new face on £10 note British writer Jane Austen is the new face on £10 note
- July 20, 2017

As announced in July 2013, the note will celebrate the achievements of Jane Austen . Bank notes are already in tiered sizes, and have bold numerals, raised print and differing colours to help blind and partially sighted people. "It works on many levels", he said. But whether or not the person who selected the quote that's been printed on all these portrait-filled banknotes has actually read one of Austen's most popular novels is up for debate right now. (more...)
Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Nobel for Mathematics, dies at 40 Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Nobel for Mathematics, dies at 40
- July 16, 2017

Mirzakhani was drawn to mathematics while in high school in Iran's capital, Tehran, where she grew up. Her educational qualifications boasted of a PhD at the Harvard University in 2004, and later a professorship at Stanford. "A light was turned off today. far too soon". Firouz Naderi, a former Iranian director of Solar Systems Exploration at NASA, had also announced her death in an Instagram post earlier in the day. (more...)
Republicans fail to strip trans medical rights from USA defence bill Republicans fail to strip trans medical rights from USA defence bill
- July 15, 2017

But if you're trying to join the military, you must stay closeted. Though Hartzler withdrew that amendment , she came back with a vengeance, and a new amendment, on Friday - this one to bar any military funding from going toward medical care related to gender transition. (more...)
New images from Jupiter's Great Red Spot New images from Jupiter's Great Red Spot
- July 14, 2017

The storm has been monitored since 1830 and has possibly existed for more than 350 years. Now thanks to NASA's Juno mission, we've got our closest look ever at the Great Red Spot. Southwest Research Institute Juno principal investigator Scott Bolton said: "For generations, people from all over the world and all walks of life have marvelled over the Great Red Spot". (more...)
Microsoft releases Seeing AI, an app that narrates the world around you Microsoft releases Seeing AI, an app that narrates the world around you
- July 13, 2017

The Seeing AI app is able to do all of these using artificial intelligence. In a video demonstrating the app's abilities, the app described a young woman with glasses by saying: '28-year-old female, wearing glasses, looking happy'. This will let the Seeing AI app recognize what's happening in a picture that the user just captured. Advanced features like describing an entire scene or recognizing hand-written documents still require a connection to the cloud to function though. (more...)
Chinese troops leave for Djibouti to set up military base Chinese troops leave for Djibouti to set up military base
- July 13, 2017

The project is a revival of ancient silk routes, and is also a way for China to assert geopolitical influence in places where US President Donald Trump's "America First" policy has left a power vacuum. The Global Times , a newspaper which often takes a nationalist tone, said the new facility was indeed a military base. The modest, fruitless country sandwiched between Ethiopia , Eritrea and Somalia likewise have US, Japanese and French bases. (more...)
Scientist Studies 215000 Adults, Now Believes Coffee Will Make You Live Longer Scientist Studies 215000 Adults, Now Believes Coffee Will Make You Live Longer
- July 12, 2017

Researchers found that coffee was linked to a reduced risk of death from digestive diseases in both men and women, as well as a decreased risk of death from cerebrovascular and circulatory disease among women. "If people enjoy their coffee they can relax and enjoy their coffee ", he said, adding that people should not imagine that drinking extra coffee would militate against "other bad health behaviours". (more...)
Asean markets largely flat ahead of Yellen testimony
- July 12, 2017

On Monday, financial markets around the world rallied and the US dollar touched a high of two-months versus the yen as the most recent jobs data from the USA gave investors more confidence in the strength of the USA economy. But BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda reiterated his resolve to maintain ultra-loose monetary policy until inflation is stably above its 2 percent target. (more...)
'Bagel for Blue' raises money to honor Officer Miosotis Familia 'Bagel for Blue' raises money to honor Officer Miosotis Familia
- July 11, 2017

Familia was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed inside her command post by an ex-convict, who was later killed after pulling a gun on police . Today (July 5), we join as New Yorkers with our hearts heavy and outraged at the cold-blooded assassination of NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia . (more...)
Pacquiao loses belt to Horn in unanimous decision Pacquiao loses belt to Horn in unanimous decision
- July 04, 2017

But two judges scored the fight 115-113 and the third had it 117-111 in favour of Horn as 38-year-old Pacquiao succumbed to the seventh defeat of an illustrious 68-fight professional career. "Nagpahiwatig na (He has given a hint)", said Winchell Campos, a Team Pacquiao member, after the Bible service attended by close to 200 worshippers at the Sofitel Brisbane ballroom. (more...)
How to: Download the iOS 11 public beta
- June 28, 2017

Apple has a full tutorial on how to do so here. After telling you about different issues and risks involved with installing iOS 11 beta on your iPhone , let's tell you how to get it done! Those interested in registering their iPhone or iPad for testing can do so via the Apple Beta Software Program website . (more...)
Number of people using Facebook reaches 2 billion
- June 28, 2017

Facebook claims to have 1.94 billion monthly active users. As part of that effort, Facebook says it plans to hire an additional 3,000 people in the next year to review posts . Shares of Facebook were last trading down 1.5% at $151.26, with a consensus analyst price target of $169.30 and a 52-week range of $110.55 to $156.50. (more...)
How to Install the iOS 11 Public Beta (If You Dare)
- June 27, 2017

Download the iOS Beta Configuration Profile (follow the on-screen steps: tap the iOS tab, then tap Download Profile, and tap Install). Developers have been testing the update since it was released during WWDC earlier this month but the public beta marks the first time Apple is making it available to the public. (more...)
Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft
- June 26, 2017

In a recent interview with Business Insider , Spencer confirmed with a simple "no" that the company will not be making a profit off of initial hardware sales (the cost of components inevitably comes down and eventually they will, but for now at least, there's no profit). (more...)
Letters to the Editor, June 26, 2017: Muslims celebrate Ramadan's passing
- June 25, 2017

Same was the scene in other markets of districts like Baramulla, Anantnag, Sopian and others where people were seen busy in buying essentials for Eid celebrations. It is a time when we take stock of all the lessons we have learned over the holy month of Ramadan , as we mark its passing with our family and friends. (more...)
YouTube's new VR180 format makes virtual reality easy to create YouTube's new VR180 format makes virtual reality easy to create
- June 24, 2017

The access has now been opened for VR180, Google's new video format that will forge high-resolution VR videos with what's in front of you. Wojcicki said YouTube is also expanding a feature that lets users share videos from the YouTube app. (more...)
It's curtains for Google Play predecessor Android Market app store It's curtains for Google Play predecessor Android Market app store
- June 23, 2017

This change will take effect without any notification for the users on Android 2.1 and earlier because of technical restrictions with the Android Market app. The company also pointed out that these older versions of Android are no longer supported by most app developers. What that exactly means is open to interpretation, but at least it looks like Google isn't completely abandoning it just yet. (more...)

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