Conor McGregor Prediction: Floyd Mayweather Won't Last Two Rounds, Says UFC Star

Conor McGregor Prediction: Floyd Mayweather Won't Last Two Rounds, Says UFC Star

However, in the months ahead of the fight Bayless was filmed offering his extremely negative opinions on Mayweather vs McGregor , declaring that he "did not see the point" in the super-fight. The Irish UFC star has enjoyed a rapid rise to the top of his game and now stepped up and across for an assault on boxing. " "I'm going down in the history books Conan, that's the only going down I am." ". Read More

Google Pixel 2 - 5 reasons you should wait for this phone

Google Pixel 2 - 5 reasons you should wait for this phone

Google has been working on their gen-next Pixel smartphone for quite a while now. HTC is making the Pixel 2 on behalf of Google, which is looking to follow up on the huge success of last year's Pixel , also manufactured by HTC . In the Pixel 2 series, it is expected to be used to trigger Google Assistant, and launch the camera and some other features depending on the finger pressure and location on the frame. Read More

Elon Musk's AI bot beats world-class gamers at Dota 2

Elon Musk's AI bot beats world-class gamers at Dota 2

The OpenAI bot appears to run off a modified version of a genetic machine learning algorithm, meaning it evolves and learns as it plays and discards inferior versions of its code (the company wasn't specific with its language, but a programmer friend of mine who also plays Dota said it sounded like a genetic algorithm). Read More

HTC Vive VR for China is Under Development, Reveals HTC

HTC Vive VR for China is Under Development, Reveals HTC

The new HTC Vive standalone experience will be cheaper and allow a user to roam without cables. HTC has pulled the wraps off a new standalone VR headset that is specifically for the Chinese market. While this headset is part of the Vive family, there will nearly certainly be marked differences from the now on the market. Fast forward to July 2017 and HTC has announced a standalone VR headset in China, suggesting that the standalone HTC Vive VR headset will be making its debut in ... Read More

UW-EC professor excited about total eclipse in August

UW-EC professor excited about total eclipse in August

Or in a 21st century twist to viewing the total solar eclipse , UNL faculty and students can call up live video of the celestial event taken from the 16-inch Cassegrain Reflector telescope mounted atop the Stadium Drive parking garage. 4, will teach children about eclipses and how to view them safely. Start of eclipse: 9:10 p.m. The next time we'll see one is 2024. A partial solar eclipse will be visible over a surrounding region thousand of kilometers wide, while totality will occur ... Read More

Activists blame life in captivity for baby orca's death at SeaWorld

Activists blame life in captivity for baby orca's death at SeaWorld

Kyara's mother, Takara, was pregnant at the time of the announcement. The water park said the 3-month-old whale calf was being treated for an infection. SeaWorld welcomed Kyara into the world in April, heralding the calf's birth to 25-year-old Takara as " an exciting and emotional day for us ". SeaWorld said it is monitoring the health of its other killer whales for any signs of illness. Read More

Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Fields Medal, dies aged 40

Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Fields Medal, dies aged 40

Award-winning Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has reportedly passed away due to cancer at a hospital in the United States. "Maryam is gone far too soon, but her impact will live on for the thousands of women she inspired to pursue math and science", Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne said in a statement . Read More

Cracks show in OPEC's plan to curb oil supplies

Cracks show in OPEC's plan to curb oil supplies

The Paris-based adviser to governments and companies raised its 2017 demand forecast by 100,000 barrels a day, compared with a previous estimate last month. "There's support under the market where we are now". Nigeria's crude oil production increased to 1.68 million bpd in May, up by 174,200 bpd over April-the highest level in more than a year-after the restart of Forcados loadings for the first time since October 2016. Read More

KFC partners with Huawei to sell its own smartphones in China

KFC partners with Huawei to sell its own smartphones in China

The joint venture comes as KFC and Huawei both celebrate 30 years of business in China . Everything on KFC Ltd .is produced in limited-edition quantities. The back of the phone features a fingerprint sensor, and an image of Colonel Sanders and the KFC logo has been laser-etched into the back. The phone is described as being a bright red Huawei 7 Plus, although that's not a phone we're familiar with. Read More

Microsoft to employ unused TV channels to offer rural broadband

Microsoft to employ unused TV channels to offer rural broadband

The company plans to partner with telecommunications companies that serve rural counties in 12 states. Microsoft said that 23 million Americans lack high-speed Internet access. But broadcasters are not wild about the idea of ceding this spectrum, and the Federal Communications Commission would have to free up the channels. That's less of a problem in most rural areas, said Doug Brake, a telecommunications policy analyst with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a think ... Read More

Everything you need to know about the 2017 Home Run Derby

Everything you need to know about the 2017 Home Run Derby

Stanton has 26, and Bellinger has 25. Judge leads Major League Baseball with 30 homers at the All-Star break . He's also on pace to easily break the top franchise mark of 36 homers in a season set by Steve Balboni in 1985. Yankees rookie Aaron Judge , who leads the majors with 29 home runs, is the No. 2 seed and will square off against seventh-seeded Justin Bour of the hometown Marlins. Read More

Elon Musk's Effective Pay Jumped 3.6 Million Percent in 2016, Report Says

Elon Musk's Effective Pay Jumped 3.6 Million Percent in 2016, Report Says

This first Model 3 was given as a gift to Elon Musk by a Tesla board member. Argus Research downgraded Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) on Tuesday, June 28 to "Hold" rating. Currently, Tesla has an estimated 400,000 pre-orders for the Model 3 . Hong Kong has always been one of Tesla's biggest markets , but it may not be for much longer-not a single newly purchased Tesla model was registered in April, according to data from Hong Kong's transport department. Read More

Mars soil may be toxic to alien life

Mars soil may be toxic to alien life

Perchlorates "could sit there in the Martian soil with organics around it for billions of years and not break them down, but when you heat the soil to check for organics, the perchlorate destroys them rapidly, " explained Chris McKay, a scientist with NASA's Ames Research Center, upon the release of a 2010 study he coauthored that reanalyzed the results of Viking's tests for organic chemicals in Martian soil. Read More

Former Kansas Jayhawk Traded to the Boston Celtics

Former Kansas Jayhawk Traded to the Boston Celtics

Redick and Amir Johnson was made with an eye toward making Bradley their top priority next summer. Landing Gordon Hayward was always going to come with a sacrifice for the Boston Celtics and that effect manifested in trading away Avery Bradley . Read More

Wimbledon: Defending champion Andy Murray 'still struggling to shake off hip injury'

The Briton is still expected to begin the defence of his Wimbledon title on Monday, but will be short of practice heading into the Championships. Unlike before Paris, he is hitting the ball really well. Granted, Murray only participated in the AEGON Championships previous year between the French Open and winning his second Wimbledon title, but he went on to win at the Queen's Club , an omen for what was to come at the All England Club. Read More

Google Will Finally Stop Scanning Your Emails to Personalize Gmail Ads

Google Will Finally Stop Scanning Your Emails to Personalize Gmail Ads

Google said in a blog that just "Consumer Gmail content will not be used or scanned for any ads personalization after this change". Alongside the announcement, Greene outlined the importance of the G Suite. Topics will also be added as you use some Google services (ex: when you watch a video on YouTube). It's a little known fact that Google has been scanning the emails of free Gmail accounts to help marketers better target advertising shown within the service. Read More

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

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