SpaceX launches satellites from California base

SpaceX launches satellites from California base

SpaceX first launched and landed a reusable or "flight proven" Falcon 9 during a March 30 satellite liftoff at from Kennedy Space Center launch pad 39A. Friday's launch will mark only the second time SpaceX has attempted to put a used, first-stage rocket booster back into space . As mentioned, SpaceX's last launch happened just a couple of days ago, on Friday, with its BulgariaSat-1 mission . Read More

Latest iPhone update leaves you open to security threats

Latest iPhone update leaves you open to security threats

This means users now have the option to blast high-quality music files straight from their iPads and iPhones. The iOS 11 update is coming in the fall and there is an iOS 11 beta available today that you can install on a spare device to try out the new iOS 11 features early. Read More

At women-only salon in Brooklyn, Muslim-Americans prepare for Eid

Why do the dates of Eid al-Fitr change each year? Varying geographical and weather conditions meant that people in different locations can not see the appearance of the crescent the same day, making Muslims around the world fast on different days. Read More

Key Indian equity indices trade flat during early session

Key Indian equity indices trade flat during early session

However, the markets gave up all their gains during the second half of the trading session as weakness in global crude oil prices triggered heavy selling in the shares of oil marketing firms. The decline in both these indices was higher than the Sensex's decline in percentage terms. Fortis Healthcare slumped almost 13 percent after the company said Malaysia's Integrated Healthcare Holdings has abandoned its pursuit of Fortis Healthcare and SRL Diagnostics. Read More

South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants

On being elected, he immediately shut down eight old coal-fired plants and said no new such plants would be constructed. In January this year, a groundbreaking peer-reviewed study from researchers at Harvard University and Greenpeace International said approximately 50,000 lives a year could saved by 2030 if no new coal-fired power plants are built in Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan. Read More

Two Atlantic tropical systems may develop into named storms

The disturbance is expected to continue to develop as it moves northwest across the Yucatan Peninsula. If the Yucatan system becomes a tropical cyclone , it would be named Cindy. A large tropical wave has rolled off the coast and is now moving through the central Atlantic Ocean. Bret transitioned to a tropical storm late Monday afternoon. Read More

Qatar to Continue Gas Delivery to UAE Despite Diplomatic Row

One of the boats is still missing. "Trump has been tweeting and expressing on some occasions very clear support for Saudi Arabia but the rest of the USA government apparatus has been taking a much more nuanced position", Juneau said. Four Arab states - Saudi Arabia, the UAE , Bahrain and Egypt - severed diplomatic relations with Qatar on 5 June, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and Iran, charges that Doha has rejected. Read More

Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga Remake Coming to 3DS

Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga Remake Coming to 3DS

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga has had its visuals completely revamped so they measure up to more recent entries in the series like Mario & Luigi: Dream Team and Paper Jam . Following a morning packed with new announcements, the Nintendo Treehouse: Live at E3 show included in-depth play-throughs of a variety of games for both the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS systems. Read More

Intel: 'We want to bring VR to Esports' With The Challenger League

Intel: 'We want to bring VR to Esports' With The Challenger League

While the first couple of E3 2017 press conferences were a bit of a disappointment for virtual reality (VR) news, the last couple have greatly improved matters. The new league will feature two new VR games for players to compete in. New technology platforms (which VR still is, despite years of development) require optimism and experimentation from developers and hardware makers to grow and thrive, and that's exactly what the VR Challenger League represents. Read More

Hyundai Motor unveils new small SUV as China sales skid

Hyundai Motor unveils new small SUV as China sales skid

Hyundai is planning to give its new Kona SUV a baby brother - as well as launching a larger model than the Santa Fe as it tries to expand its off-roader line-up. Kona models equipped with a 1.0 gasoline turbo GDi engine and 1.6 gasoline turbo GDi engine will be available in Europe. Besides, the European version will also get a downsized 1.0 T-GDI turbocharged three-cylinder diesel engine with six-speed manual transmission. Read More

LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

Wednesday night's win ran the Warriors' record in the 2017 NBA Playoffs to a spotless 15-0, making them the first team in NBA Playoff history to win their first 15 games in a single postseason. But this year, Golden State looks much different. And on Wednesday morning, a different reporter found herself in a similar position after she asked LeBron if guarding Kevin Durant during the Finals is taking a toll on him and making him exhausted during the second halves of games. Read More

E3 2017: EA Details Battlefront II's First Free DLC Drop

E3 2017: EA Details Battlefront II's First Free DLC Drop

One of the cool things about the game is that DLC will be free . Furthermore, we got to see some more content for Battlefield 1 . E3 2017 is off to a pretty nice start with a series of showcases from EA. They're focusing on AI at the moment and maybe we'll see their enhancements in future games. E3 is undeniably one of the highlights of the gaming year, and now, after months of anticipation, the festivities are officially underway. Read More

Monster 12m wave crashes into cars after breaching defences in Cape Town

Monster 12m wave crashes into cars after breaching defences in Cape Town

That brings the total number of dead to nine. KNYSNA, South Africa South African firefighters on Thursday struggled to protect a scenic coastal region after blazes killed four people, destroyed homes and forced the evacuation of up to 10,000 people. Read More

United Nations hosting its first Oceans' Conference

United Nations hosting its first Oceans' Conference

The U.N. chief told presidents, ministers, diplomats and environmental activists from almost 200 countries that oceans - "the lifeblood of our planet" - are being severely damaged by pollution, garbage, overfishing and the effects of climate change. Read More

3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet

3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet

Musk didn't reference them during the Tesla shareholders meeting where the photo was released, but the design could indicate plans to replace them with video cameras, if regulations are updated to allow it. In addition, Musk told investors Tuesday that the Model Y - whose design hasn't yet been finalized - will hit the streets in 2019. The Model Y, which is expected to offer simpler internal electric systems than previous models, will be available by 2019. Read More

WatchOS 4 for Apple smartwatches

As per a statement by Apple, watchOS 4 will be available this fall ( September) as a free update to Apple Watch paired with iPhone 5s and later on iOS 11 . Apple prefaced this feature by saying that sometimes your gym equipment can better sense data that your Apple Watch can't, or vice versa. WatchOS 4 is in developer preview now. Read More

Poorer nations robust in the face of Trump pullout from climate deal

The goal is to cap global temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Collectively, these actors remain committed to the Paris accord . Standing alongside Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, EU Council President Donald Tusk said Friday that "We are convinced that yesterday's decision by the United States to leave the Paris agreement is a big mistake". Read More

Gravitational waves detected again, at furthest distance yet

Gravitational waves detected again, at furthest distance yet

There was an issue with one detector having a calibration set wrong in Hanover, he said, so no alarm went off. Lett., doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.221101 ). Further, the LIGO-Virgo team was able, through the new observation, to put tighter constraints on the mass of the graviton, the hypothesized particle that supposedly mediates the gravitational force (analogous to the way that the photon, for example, mediates electromagnetic force). Read More

Fabregas disappointed to be left out of FA Cup starting XI

Fabregas disappointed to be left out of FA Cup starting XI

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and Serie A champions Juventus have also been suggested as potential destinations. The Arsenal board will meet on Tuesday, before taking their decision to Wenger. "I am a forgiving man", he said . It was maybe one per cent. Ninety-nine per cent of our fans are absolutely fantastic. "We will know in the next few days what he will do". Read More

Airtel asks DoT to remove TRAI's fine: Jio battle

Airtel asks DoT to remove TRAI's fine: Jio battle

The whole thing came into limelight after in October a year ago, recommended penalties of Rs 1,050 crore on Airtel and Vodafone and 950 crores on Idea Cellular , as all the operators violated license norms by denying PoIs to incumbent Reliance Jio . Read More

DJI unveils $499 'spark drone' controlled by hand gestures

DJI unveils $499 'spark drone' controlled by hand gestures

The DJI Spark is a small handheld drone that requires no separate controller, all the work is done on your smartphone. It also has a new mode for shooting video , which allows the drone to shoot a minute of video and automatically cuts it down into a 10-second clip that's shareable on social media. Read More

Certain Graco My Ride 65 convertible seats recalled

Certain Graco My Ride 65 convertible seats recalled

Cars.com reports that the model numbers affected are 1871689, 1908152, 1813074, 1872691, 1853478, 1877535, 1813015, and 1794334. This undated photo provided by Graco Children's Products shows a SnugRide Classic Connect infant auto seat. Only seats with specific "webbing tag codes" and dates of manufacture have been recalled. Graco traced the problem to a single batch of webbing. The recall is expected to start on July 17. Read More

June's Lineup of Xbox Games with Gold Features Assassins and Dragons

SpeedRunners will be available until June 30th, but Assassin's Creed III will only be free until June 15th. I hate Assassin's Creed III . From the 16th June to the end of the month players can travel to the kingdom of Ferelden and become a Grey Warden in the RPG, Dragon Age: Origins . Read More

UNSC strongly condemns N.K.'s latest missile test, warns additional sanctions

White House officials traveling in Saudi Arabia with President Donald Trump said the system, which was last tested in February, has a shorter range than the missiles launched in North Korea's most recent tests. The Security Council is due to meet behind closed doors later on Tuesday. The council demanded that North Korea "conduct no further nuclear and ballistic missile tests". Read More

Playmate Dani Mathers to Face Body-Shaming Charges in Court

Playmate Dani Mathers to Face Body-Shaming Charges in Court

A Playboy model has lost an effort to dismiss a criminal charge for taking a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman at a gym and posting it on social media with disparaging remarks about the woman's body. She has now been charged with misdemeanour invasion of privacy. She had previously apologized publicly for the post: "That was absolutely wrong and not what I meant to do". Read More

Intel Turns Up The Dial To Core i9

Intel Turns Up The Dial To Core i9

That sounds like a contradiction but the thinking is that serious workstation people pay extra for reliability and are happy to leave it to the gamers to sort out the bugs in new speed silicon. These are based on the Kaby Lake-X architecture. It is curious to see how the appearance of an Intel Core i9 was raised no less than eight years ago. Read More

Google may finally have a solution for the agony of Android updates

Google may finally have a solution for the agony of Android updates

Android O is the foundation for the change, and it is being made in a manner to make the update cycle faster and affordable for the manufacturers. If you're not familiar with how Android updates work, here's a summary. OEMs (Samsung, LG, HTC) step in and "modify the new release again as needed for their devices". Project Treble lets device manufacturers focus only on the parts of Android that affect their phones. Read More

Dead Giant Squid Washes Up On Seram Island In Maluku

Dead Giant Squid Washes Up On Seram Island In Maluku

As per Mashable , a local military command is keeping watch on the carcass, while residents have asked authorities to help remove the remains so it doesn't contaminate the surrounding area. A dead unknown sea animal has been found washed up on an island in Indonesia. It was eventually thought to be some form of dolphin, with a representative from the Sakhalin Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography, Nikolay Kim, saying, "I can confidently say that this is some kind of a dolphin". Read More

Key Indian equity market indices open higher

Both the indices also closed at record highs, with the Nifty ending the day at 9,422.40 points while Sensex ending at 30,366.43 points. This is published unedited from the IANS feed. dollar. "But profit booking towards the end of session dragged the stocks off their session highs". "IT sector stocks witnessed strong buying led by NIITtech and TechM". Read More

Moto focused on slimming down for the Z2 Play

Moto focused on slimming down for the Z2 Play

With a full millimeter and 20-gram reductions in depth and weight, respectively, the Z2 Play comes closer to - but still doesn't match - the original Moto Z's impressive 5.19-millimeter thinness. Finally, Lenovo chose to replace the 16-megapixel rear-facing camera with a 12-megapixel one, but image quality should not be worse thanks to the camera having f/1.7 component featuring dual auto-focus. Read More