Thursday July 27-th, 2017

Apple Pledges to Stop Mining and Use Only Recycled Materials

Earlier this year Apple for the third year running topped Greenpeace's global league table ranking tech firms' decarbonisation efforts. Many of Apple's products contain aluminium, tungsten, tantalum, gold and cobalt. The design change could resul...

Type with your brain? Facebook's working on it Type with your brain? Facebook's working on it

That would require extremely precise optical imaging sensors, a technology that doesn't now exist. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, meanwhile, is backing a company working on ways to link the human brain with technology. Regina Dugan, who leads Fa...

IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17 IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

The IMF in its latest World Economic Outlook report stated "Output in Nigeria is projected to grow by 0.8 percent in 2017 as a result of a recovery in oil production", said the report, also citing sustained growth in the agricultural sector.

AMD Finally Releases Polaris Architecture Based Radeon RX 500 Series AMD Finally Releases Polaris Architecture Based Radeon RX 500 Series

While there are a couple of benchmarks on Radeon RX 500 series particularly on Radeon RX 580 graphics card, categorizing it as XTR or XTX remains cloudy. Unusually, the Dual card runs its memory at just 7 GT/s like an RX 570 instead of the typica...

Facebook's future will blend physical and digital worlds

The new Facebook platform is launching in closed beta, and "it's going to take a while for this to develop", Zuckerberg said. The entrance to the center was getting power washed Monday morning as an estimated 4,000 people show up in the for F8,...

Atlas V Launch: Rocket Will Deliver Cargo to Space Station

EDT. Orbital ATK's OA-7 Cygnus spacecraft is named after S.S. John Glenn - for acknowledging first orbital astronaut of America. Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth . The capsule was carrying a space combustion experiment that ...

The Microsoft 'CloudBook' could be Chromebooks' worst nightmare The Microsoft 'CloudBook' could be Chromebooks' worst nightmare

Instead, Microsoft may use the event as a venue focusing on creativity and education, especially after the launch of the Windows 10 Creators Update . However, that's highly unlikely to happen at the May 2 event in NY. If you haven't bought a Sur...

Trump officials to deliberate on Paris climate pact Trump officials to deliberate on Paris climate pact

A White House official said Trump's aides would "discuss the options, with the goal of providing a recommendation to the president about the path forward". In the Fox News interview , conducted on the same day the US dropped a hugely expensive ...

Tesla Updates Price on Model S, Model X Tesla Updates Price on Model S, Model X

All 100 cars keeps the adjustable air suspension as standard equipment, and the price increases will go into effect on April 24th. Today's updates include slight price decreases to our 75, 75D and 90D models to account for the discontinuation of ...

6 arrested for terrorism in wake of St. Petersburg bombing

Petersburg on Monday. Investigators have identified the attacker as 22-year-old Akbarjon Djalilov , believed to be a Russian national born in Central Asian Kyrgyzstan, saying he had also planted a bomb at another station that was successfully defu...

Nintendo Switch has strong start in America, Zelda's attach rate over 100% Nintendo Switch has strong start in America, Zelda's attach rate over 100%

Nintendo Co shares jumped as much as four percent after the company said its new Switch console is off to a record-setting pace in the USA since its March 3 debut. The Switch arrived off-season, during the dregs of winter, and more than half a ye...

Showers and Thunderstorms expected Easter Weekend — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

If all goes well sunrise Easter services and early morning Easter egg hunts will be rain free, but that's not a guarantee, especially later in the day. We are not expecting a washout, but a few downpours will be possible. Most of the daylight hours r...

Trump administration says it won't publish visitor logs

As you know, after significant public and legal pressure, the administration of former President Barack Obama agreed to release regularly information regarding visitors to the White House. Notably missing has been the visitor logs. "Given the uniqu...

Lyon and Besiktas charged after Europa League crowd trouble Lyon and Besiktas charged after Europa League crowd trouble

They also threw metal objects and fireworks at the French fans in the lower stands. There were a number of firecrackers that exploded over our fans' heads so they had only one option, to flee on to the pitch. The scenes followed clashes between Be...

Nigeria's lower house committee to probe oil licence deal Nigeria's lower house committee to probe oil licence deal

In the documents, Italian prosecutors quoted Ednan Agaev, a Russian middleman who helped negotiate the transfer of the oil block to Shell and Eni, as saying that Dan Etete, the former Petroleum Minister at the heart of the oil scandal, said he meant ...

Comcast (CMCSA) to Repurchase $12 billion in Stock

Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC now owns 4,956 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $329,000 after buying an additional 17 shares during the last quarter. portfolio. 86,574 were accumulated by Adell Harriman And Carpenter. Relative strength index ...

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) offered corporate customers free 90-day trial

Price T Rowe Associates Inc. The number of shares now held by investors is 7.73 Billion. Sandy Spring Bank raised its stake in Microsoft by 3.4% in the third quarter. Investors of record on Thursday, May 18th will be given a $0.39 dividend. The ex-...

A look at Reliance Jio's new tariff pack, post TRAI intervention A look at Reliance Jio's new tariff pack, post TRAI intervention

The texts read "Last chance to avail Jio Summer Surprise offer! ". After pulling up of Summer Suprise offer, Jio has come up with its new offer " Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan ". Interestingly there is no plan, currently, for postpaid users. Its second ...

Russian Federation says experts can examine Syrian base Russian Federation says experts can examine Syrian base

The Syrian opposition will take some heart from the US strikes and hope for more USA action. "We can not let this happen again". Instead, the U.S.is hoping to use the visit - the first by a Trump Cabinet official to Russia - to convey expectations to...

Man Trucked By Deer Man Trucked By Deer

McCook's friends and family had a hard time believing the incident actually happened, as the tackle occurred on April Fool's Day, but McCook obtained surveillance footage from the inn that corroborated his story. McCook told the CBC, "When I start ...

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