India's Reliance Jio signs up 72 mln paying customers

Jio's Prime plan is a critical component of the company's push to start charging its customers after starting operations in September with free data and calls. If a user is consuming 1GB data or above and do not have a fixed line, then investing in... More..

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Manatees are no longer listed as endangered. Should we celebrate or fret?
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Manatees are no longer listed as endangered. Should we celebrate or fret?

There is, for instance, a growing trend by manatees to huddle during cooler winter months in artificial habitats created by power plants. Manatees, which are found in waters off Florida and in the Caribbean, ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Watch Peggy Whitson Historic Spacewalk On International Space Station

As per an Associated Press (AP) report, there was frustration in Whitson's voice as she spoke to Mission Control, informing them about the setback. This is not the first time spacewalkers have lost objects du...More..

Starting this April, Tesla's solar tiles will become available for order
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Starting this April, Tesla's solar tiles will become available for order

The good news is that Tesla has about 375,000 advance reservations for the Model 3 on the books, each generating a $1,000 refundable deposit for a auto expected to have a price tag starting at about $35,000. ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Oops: Spacewalking astronauts lose piece of shielding

Cameras on the station tracked the debris shield bag as it sailed into the distance. "Ah, it is right by the radiator". The spacewalkers needed to hook up vital heater cables to the docking port and install s...More..

Snap surges after IPO banks give flurry of 'buy' ratings
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Snap surges after IPO banks give flurry of 'buy' ratings

The analysts also said that Snap's ad monetization was still in its infancy. On the financial side, Snap's average revenue per user was about nine times below Facebook's and about four times lower than mo...More..

FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis

This marks the first and only approval of a treatment for primary progressive form of multiple sclerosis (PPMS), one of the most disabling forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Ocrevus must be dispensed with a pat...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

U.S. ambassador to United Nations calls Congo government 'corrupt'

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference has drawn an impressive lineup of speakers in Washington. The U.S. had made two things clear from the outset. The days of Israel-bashing are o...More..

Fury as Congress scraps Internet privacy protections
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Fury as Congress scraps Internet privacy protections

The privacy bill would repeal regulations adopted in October by the Federal Communications Commission under the Obama administration requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy...More..

Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme Victim Kills Himself By Leaping from Building
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme Victim Kills Himself By Leaping from Building

Most hedge funders have a sizable annual bonus largely dependent on the fund's market profits, which means managers' compensation can be significantly reduced when the fund loses money. " Our deepest prayers ar...More..

Donald Trump Now An iPhone User After Calling For Apple Inc. Boycott
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Donald Trump Now An iPhone User After Calling For Apple Inc. Boycott

President's and Trump's personal Twitter accounts , respectively. He seems to be learning the hard way why it's best to keep your mouth shut until you find out what you'll actually be able to do so that people...More..

Gaikwad episode: Sena to wait before moving privilege motion
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Gaikwad episode: Sena to wait before moving privilege motion

After Mr Gaikwad told reporters in Delhi last week that he felt no contrition for his actions- the manager says the politician broke his glasses and tried to push him off the stairwell used to disembark passeng...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Collision convinces Uber to put self-driving auto program on hold

An Uber spokesperson added that the company is " continuing to look into this incident and can confirm we had no backseat passengers in the vehicle ". An investigation found no safety-related defects with the a...More..

Encounter between militants, security forces in Budgam
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Encounter between militants, security forces in Budgam

However, the government forces intercepted the protesters and fired teargas and pellets, ensuing clashes. 1 person was hit by a bullet in his neck and rushed to a hospital but he succumbed to injuries on way. O...More..

F1 Australian GP: Vettel, Hamilton relishing 'hard slog' battle in 2017
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

F1 Australian GP: Vettel, Hamilton relishing 'hard slog' battle in 2017

It gave his 62nd pole position overall in F1, behind only Michael Schumacher (68) and Senna (65), and lowered the lap record Vettel set in the third practice session. This trend started in Australia, where Vett...More..

Police say slain officer wanted to be canine cop
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Police say slain officer wanted to be canine cop

It was his first year on the force. A Tecumseh police officer, Justin Terney, 22, has died after being shot by a chase suspect late Sunday night, Sheriff Mike Booth of Pottawatomie County said. Kidney said Te...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Microsoft Corporation Sued In Class-Action Case For Windows 10 Upgrades

It goes on to claim the software is bug-ridden and not fit for goal, adding that Microsoft didn't warn people of the risks of upgrading. It's not clear, however, if all of the lawsuit's claims will stand up i...More..

Bungie Officially Announces Destiny 2
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Bungie Officially Announces Destiny 2

This time the news comes from Twitter user Snowy , who has purchased at GameStop a €110 Limited Edition of the aforementioned shooter video game by Bungie. The Destiny title along with a massive "2" sits r...More..

GERMAN ELECTIONS: Merkel's Christian Democrats facing crushing defeat in stronghold state
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

GERMAN ELECTIONS: Merkel's Christian Democrats facing crushing defeat in stronghold state

Mr Schulz's Social Democrats (SPD), who were expected to mount a serious challenge, came a disappointing second with 30 per cent, a fall of 0.5 per cent. It was however the AfD's worst result after five state e...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

WWF Earth Hour 2017 observed across J&K

In total, more than six million people in the United Kingdom are expected to turn off their lights, with Birmingham Cathedral among more than 12,000 landmarks and national monuments worldwide signing up to take...More..

Self-driving Uber crashes in Tempe
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Self-driving Uber crashes in Tempe

Uber's Volvo, which was operating in autonomous mode when the accident occurred, was not responsible for the crash - another vehicle failed to yield and struck the SUV, flipping it onto its side, police spokesw...More..

Turkish club Fenerbahce emerge as shock contenders to sign Arsenal star
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Turkish club Fenerbahce emerge as shock contenders to sign Arsenal star

Ozil said: "The fact is I've still got a contract in London". This move will also benefit Arsenal as they would prefer selling him to a foreign club rather than one of their rivals in the Premier League. "Som...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

What is Earth Hour?

It is the 10th anniversary of the Earth Hour tonight. The Earth Hour website calls it a "fade out" rather than a "black out". Find out what steps they have taken or plan to take to protect the environment. Re...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Yadav stars on debut to give India the momentum despite Smith century

India coach, Anil Kumble, who has spent a lot of time with he 22-year-old spinner from Uttar Pradesh, and who strongly believes that taking 20 wickets is what decides contests, could have played a crucial role...More..

Astronauts conduct spacewalk to prepare ISS for USA commercial missions
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Astronauts conduct spacewalk to prepare ISS for USA commercial missions

A new docking device will fly up late this year or early next. Russia, which jointly operates the station with NASA, has five docking ports. He looped a spare tether around the balky cable and pulled, and off i...More..

Apple: iCloud is safe, but your passwords may not be
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Apple: iCloud is safe, but your passwords may not be

Some private stuff that we have agreed not to publicize as we believe it may ruin Turkish Crime Family & Apple relations. An unknown group of hackers, self-labeling themselves as "Turkish Crime Family", is b...More..

Pictures from Jersey make International Cloud Atlas
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Pictures from Jersey make International Cloud Atlas

The atlas has also broadened its horizons this time by adding a new "species" - the volutus , or tube-shaped "roll-cloud" and recognised clouds formed by fumes from aeroplane exhausts. No doubt a new, improve...More..

Atlantic City man's positive speech helps de-escalate fight between teens
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Atlantic City man's positive speech helps de-escalate fight between teens

His conversation with the teenagers was captured in a video that has been viewed millions of times . Miller a student and a married father of five said he was on a break from a class when he came across th...More..

OnePlus 3T gets Midnight Black color option as new limited edition
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

OnePlus 3T gets Midnight Black color option as new limited edition

Abroad, the OnePlus 3T Midnight Black Limited Edition will be available via HypeBeast on Friday at 4pm GMT (9:30pm IST). Well , it comes in matte black that is dubbed "Midnight Black". Both overseas and ...More..

Record low Arctic ice for third year in a row
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Record low Arctic ice for third year in a row

Sea ice maximum extent in the Arctic has declined by an average of 2.8 percent per decade since 1979, but the summertime minimum extent losses are nearly five times larger, 13.5 percent per decade, according ...More..

Port, airport police barred from enforcing immigration laws
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Port, airport police barred from enforcing immigration laws

Beck and Mayor Eric Garcetti have been seeking to reassure the community that LAPD officers are not allowed to ask about the immigration status of a crime victim or witness. There was also a decrease of 118 r...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Seth Williams, Philadelphia DA, Indicted on Corruption, Bribery Charges

Ali, a friend and business owner in Philadelphia . The indictment comes after a long Federal Bureau of Investigation and IRS probe, in which investigators found that the city's top law enforcer allegedly t...More..

NASA's Curiosity Rover Is Starting To Show Its Age
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

NASA's Curiosity Rover Is Starting To Show Its Age

The Curiosity rover comprises of six aluminum wheels. The mission's first and second breaks in raised treads, called grousers, appeared in a March 19 image check of the wheels, documenting that these breaks...More..

Airbnb adopts new brand name Aibiying in China
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Airbnb adopts new brand name Aibiying in China

Like other USA tech giants, Airbnb has struggled in China, where copycats hit the market quickly and have an easier time navigating often burdensome regulations. Trips launches today in Shanghai with authentic...More..

GOP lawmaker: Trump communications may have been 'monitored'
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

GOP lawmaker: Trump communications may have been 'monitored'

Why bring a piece of it to the guy whose operatives, past and present, may be the targets of both your investigation, and that of the FBI? So Devin Nunes had a press conference this afternoon. It's unclear wh...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Donald Trump finally provided a clue about NASA's future

This law is separate from Trump's proposed budget unveiled last week. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Rep. John Culberson, R-Tex., look on in the Oval Office of the White House March 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Th...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Marks & Spencer joins McDonald's, L'Oreal, Audi, BBC in boycotting Google

Google's chief business officer Philipp Schindler apologized in a blog post today, writing: "Recently, we had a number of cases where brands' ads appeared on content that was not aligned with their values"...More..

Intel Says Their New SSD is The World's Most Responsive
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Intel Says Their New SSD is The World's Most Responsive

Intel's new Optane solid-state drives, designated P4800X, seek to combine the attributes of memory and storage in the same device. Intel expects 3D XPoint to account for 10% of the memory division's revenu...More..

As Bee Populations Decline, Cheerios' Buzz the Bee Disappears from Boxes
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

As Bee Populations Decline, Cheerios' Buzz the Bee Disappears from Boxes

This isn't a new phenomenon and environmentalists, bee activists, scientists, farmers and others have been trying for years to figure out why. BuzzBee isn't in danger as he's a honey bee, but other lesser kno...More..

Gamers harass woman online over Mass Effect Andromeda
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Gamers harass woman online over Mass Effect Andromeda

These aren't the kind of flaws that should be present in a triple-A game release. It seems the ship has sailed on the release date, so you may have to wait. "These reports are false". A fan site posted a vitr...More..

Samsung Galaxy S8 Featuring Facial Recognition Tech
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Featuring Facial Recognition Tech

In order to keep the handsets relatively compact, Samsung has chose to ditch the home button, and the company's branding will only feature on the back panel. The Galaxy S7, for example, used both Samsung's...More..

Badgers Upset Villanova in Second Round of NCAA Tournament
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Badgers Upset Villanova in Second Round of NCAA Tournament

The team finished the season second in the Big Ten and second in the Big Ten Conference championship, falling to MI 71-56. "My theory, you have to beat everybody anyway to win the whole thing". "We had some...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Leicester sink West Ham, continue surge

The defending champions have finally been playing like it in recent weeks, coming into the clash with consecutive wins over Liverpool and Hull City, and it took just five minutes for Craig Shakespeare's men to ...More..

New Lotus Elise arrives with lightweight 'Sprint' edition
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

New Lotus Elise arrives with lightweight 'Sprint' edition

Its most important features include a lithium-ion battery, (which saves 19.8 lbs), carbon race seats (-13.2 lbs.), a set of new lightweight forged alloy wheels (-11 lbs.), a carbon access panel, roll hoop and...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Windows 10 Build 15060

Moreover, this rumored spring release date of the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is further supported by a report by ZDNet previous year that the Windows 10 Creators Update was pushed back to a spring 2017 rel...More..

Google Guetzli - a new open source JPEG encoder
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Google Guetzli - a new open source JPEG encoder

In the example below, you can see the uncompressed original image on the left, libjpeg (another image compression tool) in the middle and Guetzli on the right. Guetzli employs a search algorithm that tries...More..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Samsung Galaxy A5, A7 (2017) Launched in India, Starting at Rs. 28990

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the second generation of the Samsung Galaxy Note series which is under the category of phablets. A man leaked the image with the Samsung online, so, it's still not clear if ...More..

Australians Investigating Great Barrier Reef Bleaching for Second Straight Year
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Australians Investigating Great Barrier Reef Bleaching for Second Straight Year

The study analyzed 2016 bleaching events in the Great Barrier Reef, finding that they were mostly driven by rising temperatures and that local efforts to reduce pollution and overfishing did little to keep the...More..

Catholic Bishops OK Traditional St. Patrick's Day Meal In Ocean, Monmouth
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Catholic Bishops OK Traditional St. Patrick's Day Meal In Ocean, Monmouth

I found it hard to understand what point Anne Harter was trying to make in her letter "Bishops keep St. Patrick's Day profitable for parishes" (March 7). "Instead, Catholics in the Archdiocese of Chicago who ch...More..

Spiders Eat More Each Year Than All Humans Put Together
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Spiders Eat More Each Year Than All Humans Put Together

Incredibly, they're capable of killing between 400 million and 800 million tons of prey annually. Sometimes just being a spider is scary enough to insects: In recent years, researchers have shown spiders not ...More..