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Houston Texans already in panic mode ahead of clash with Cincinnati Bengals?


The Bengals' tailback depth, with Mixon supporting accomplished veterans Giovani Bernard and Jeremy Hill , amassed only 75 yards on 21 carries, or 3.6 per rush. Geno Atkins was a monster for the Bengals with two sacks. This game will be a showdown of two teams who desperately need a bounce back win after subpar performances in Week 1. Read More »

Cassini's finale: NASA's last photos from their 20-year Saturn mission


The spacecraft revealed the structure of Saturn's rings and, by delivering the Huygens probe to the moon Titan , executed the first landing of a spacecraft in the outer solar system. "It's not science in the ivory tower". Scientists like Helfenstein are especially interested to learn about the age of Saturn's main rings. "And way that she died". Read More »

Chase bank CEO calls bitcoin a 'fraud'


The virtual currency has grown by more than 350% this year, in view of the rising demand in Asia, global political uncertainty, and an increased adoption of blockchain . "It's worse than tulip bulbs . You just saw China , governments like to control their money supply ". To understand more about Blockchain , Bitcoin , how they are created, and how to buy/sell them in Pakistan, read our detailed guides on Cryptocurrency in this section . Read More »

Apple unveils Apple TV 4K, pricing starts at $229 CAD


Today marks ten years since Steve Jobs launched the first iPhone and Apple is expected to commemorate that by launching the highly anticipated iPhone 8 . The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will be available in 32GB, 256GB and 512GB with price starting from $699 for iPhone 8 and $799 for iPhone 8 Plus respectively. Read More »

Xiaomi wants to take on Apple's MacBook Pro


Speaking at the event , the Xiaomi's head commented that making a powerful and budget friendly laptop sounds great on paper but it is not as simple as it sounds. The Mi Notebook Pro sports a 15.6-inch display which has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top for added support. Harman Infinity custom-built speakers and Dolby Atmos audio. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Broward sending shelter pets to California


The dogs that arrived at Crites Field in Waukesha Monday, after a stop in Oklahoma, are dogs that were already in the shelter system, many long before Harvey's arrival. The fees associated to spaying and neutering were also waived. "Something of this volume probably wasn't possible 10 years ago". The animals being sent away from the flooded region are not family pets rescued from the flooding, but those impounded before Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast of Texas on August 25. Read More »

Apple sends out press invites for Sept 12 event at Apple Park


A new edition of the Apple Watch - probably the Series 3 - is also expected to make a debut and introduce an LTE chip to the watch, so that you can use most of its features without tethering it to an iPhone . The invite, includes the words "Let's meet at our place" and features a colourful image of the famous Apple logo. Rumours are rife that Apple has completely redesigned its next flagship to feature a giant edge-to-edge display which will cover nearly the entire front of the phone. Read More »

Cummins unveils electric semi truck before Tesla


Despite its somewhat short range, the new concept can still carry up to 44,000 pounds of payload, and it only takes an hour to charge its 140kWh battery back at an 140kWh charging station. A new electric powertrain is key, but it can't do it all on its own - the AEON ekes out as much range as it can through low-rolling resistance tires and regenerative braking. Read More »

YouTube introduces a new logo


The YouTube logo has been the same for quite some time, but everything is eventual, so a change has finally arrived. That feature comes as more viewers - typically younger ones - are comfortable with watching vertical video thanks to services like Snapchat and Instagram. Read More »

This Amazon Alexa-Equipped Smart Speaker is Just $29.70 Today


This addition puts the Echo's audio capabilities more on par with both Apple's upcoming HomePod and the Sonos speaker system. Set-up is simple. If you stream your music from Google play Music, unfortunately Amazon doesn't mention if this service will eventually gain support, so you'll need choose a different service if you want to use the new feature. Read More »

North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills

North Korea early on Saturday fired several short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast from its eastern Kangwon province, South Korea's military said . Earlier this month Trump had warned that North Korea would be met with "fire and fury", if it continued with its threats. The rival Koreas recently saw their always testy relationship get worse after Trump traded warlike threats. Read More »

SpaceX launches Taiwan's first home-built satellite


The event will be streamed live. Continuing its effort to re-use expensive rocket components instead of jettisoning them into the ocean after each launch , SpaceX managed to land the first stage of the Falcon 9 on a platform floating in the Pacific Ocean. Read More »

Samsung confirms it's working on a smart speaker

The company confirmed that Bixby will soon get Spotify support. "In the future, Bixby will have the learning power to offer more intelligent and personalized interactions and seamless connections across more devices". On the home appliance side, Samsung has a substantial number of devices for sale that feature smart home functionality and also has its own SmartThings standard for networked local connectivity among products. Read More »

OnePlus 5 8GB variant now available in Slate Gray color


Ahead of the festive season, OnePlus announces OnePlus Super Seller Week on Amazon from 21st to 25th August, 2017 with exciting offers on OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 3T. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor and comes with two RAM and storage variants: 6GB RAM+64GB storage and 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Read More »

Google Allo for web finally arrives, but only for Android users


Second, Allo for web is supported by one browser at the moment: Google's own Chrome. In a nut shell: You can now use the full Google Allo service from your computer. Well, we're a few weeks from that and would you look at that - " Allo for Web " is now showing (see above) for just about everyone in either v15 or v16 of the Allo Android app. Read More »

James Damore: Working at Google Is Like Being in a 'Cult'


For those not following along, Damore , a senior engineer at the world's biggest search engine, wrote a memo about a month ago entitled " Google's Ideological Echo Chamber ". " Google had to solve the problem caused by my supposedly sexist, anti-diversity manifesto". But Google executives, including the chief executive officer and the chief of diversity, deemed the document to be in violation of the company's code of conduct because it "perpetuated gender stereotypes ". Read More »

Chris Hadfield weighs in on the Perseid meteor shower


But experts have warned that with the moon at three-quarters full, it may make it harder this year to spot the meteors as they fly past. This year, as many as two of the streaking flashes of light may be visible every minute, given a good location and clear skies. Read More »

Facebook launches Watch platform for original video


Facebook is not leaving any stone unturned on its quest to become a topnotch tech company, and its latest venture is a redesigned video platform called Watch tab. Watch will replace the video tab that Facebook introduced previous year. Hosting original programming will boost Facebook's ad revenue and also create more reasons for users to log into and check their News Feeds for interesting and unique content. Read More »

Tesla wants to increase their debt by an additional $1.5 billion


Tesla finally delivered the first 30 units of the Model 3 this past evening, and now that the production version of the company's mass-market electric auto is out in the wild, one key detail has finally been confirmed: the interior is going to look unlike anything else on the market. Read More »

Vic teen's legs eaten by tiny sea animals


According to the Alaska state Department of Fish and Game , sea lice are small, oval-shaped crustaceans that are often seen hanging on to salmon - they are parasites. "I've put meat into a net and they've grabbed on to that like no tomorrow". Sam Kazinay, 16, made a decision to soak his feet in the water at Dendy Street Beach in Brighton , Victoria, because they felt sore from playing football. Read More »

Venezuela opposition leader Antonio Ledezma freed


In a sign of its apparent demoralized state only a few hundred demonstrators showed up for Friday's protest against the constitutional assembly, one of the smallest turnouts in months. The United States will not recognize the National Constituent Assembly , State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement Thursday, adding that the election lacked credible global observation. Read More »

Apple Defends Pulling Many VPN Services from App Store in China


The Amnesty International human rights organization published a comment about acceptance of the law forbidding use of Proxy Avoidance and VPN in Russian Federation. The People's Republic of China has issued a blanket ban of common websites like Facebook, Google, and many western media outlets, all of which are accessible within Russian Federation. Read More »

Russian Federation orders United States to cut diplomatic staff


Russian Federation is also suspending the use of a United States storage facility in Moscow and a country house, or dacha, outside of Moscow by August 1. The administration officials and advisers demanded anonymity to discuss the private sanctions deliberations. But faced with heavy bipartisan support for the bill in the House and Senate, the president had little choice but to sign the bill into law. Read More »

Samsung's profit may top Apple's for the first time ever


By division, the home appliance and air solution unit generated 465.7 billion won operating profit, up 7.4 percent on-year, with the revenue coming in at 5.25 trillion won, up 11.7 percent. Samsung's display business, which makes high-end OLED display panels for smartphones and TVs, also saw solid earnings of 1.7 trillion won, while its mobile business reported 4.1 trillion won in operating profit, driven by sales of its Galaxy S8 series. Read More »

Adobe Flash Will Finally Die In 2020


Today, the numbers stand at just 17 percent . Content creators will instead be encouraged to migrate existing content to new, "open" formats such as HTML5, WebGL, and WebAssembly . Meanwhile, Flash continued on but became overtaken by HTML5. Apple made a statement explaining that its mobile devices never supported Flash in the first place, and their computers have only allowed Flash to run with expressed permission since 2010. Read More »

Grace, Johnson shoot up Open leaderboard in chase of Spieth

That was when his caddie Zack Rasego - who carried the bag for Louis Oosthuizen when he won the Claret Jug at St Andrews in 2010 - broke the news to him that he had made history. "It was great, reminiscent of last year's Open for me". Of the 10 63s, there was one a year ago by reigning champion Henrik Stenson , and Phil Mickelson lipped out with a putt for a 62. Read More »

Dow closes lower on General Electric's stock drop


General Electric Co. shored up its cash performance as Jeffrey Immelt tackled one of investors' most pointed concerns in his final days as chief executive officer. Industrial cash flow was $1.5 billion, much better than in the prior quarter. At GE Power, the world's largest maker of gas turbines, revenue climbed 5 percent. Read More »

Facebook Set to Test Paywalled News Subscription Service


The plan would work like the paywall on the New York Times: You get 10 free articles a month before you're forced to subscribe. The feature is likely to allow publishers to create a paywall on Facebook's Instant Articles and guide readers to a publisher's home page to opt for a digital subscription, according to TheStreet . Read More »

Google resurrects one of its biggest flops - Google Glass


Alphabet also has made improvements to the design and hardware of the wearable so that it is now lightweight and comfortable for long-term wear. The device now has more power and improved battery life. Hit the link for more details. Google Glass is back with Glass Enterprise Edition, a new version of Alphabet's smart headwear that's focused on the workplace . Read More »

Apple announces a bunch of new emojis on World Emoji Day

There are hundreds of emoji now available on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac, and these new emoji will add more fun element to your message. In celebration of World Emoji Day , Apple has unveiled a new set of emojis that will arrive later this year across Apple devices. Read More »

Amazon working on its own social network app to compete with Facebook


The app will focus on video calls, text and voice messaging , and photo sharing. Amazon is also promising privacy and security of your messages with the option to encrypt those portions that you'd prefer to keep private. The new rollout includes all Alexa-enabled devices, including Amazon's app that gives users access to the virtual assistant on the go. Facebook Messenger , WhatsApp , Instagram , Snapchat and now even Skype are all vying to have younger web users communicate ... Read More »

Dollar, bond yields dip amid benign U.S. inflation data


Policymakers are confronted with benign inflation and a tight labour market as they weigh a third rate hike and announcing plans to start reducing the central bank's $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities. That has eased concerns the Fed was raising interest rates too quickly. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 19.57 points, or 0.09 per cent, to 21,572.66. Read More »

OPEC compliance with production cuts at lowest in six months, IEA says


The French oil and gas company Total reported that it had signed an agreement with Qatar Petroleum and received a 30 percent share in the concession of the Al-Shaheen offshore oil field for 25 years, starting July 14, 2017. U.S. crude production has been growing steadily, topping more than 9 million barrels a day in February, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Read More »

Three cups of coffee a day may extend lifespan


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. Two new studies showed that drinking coffee , even more than one cup, could be beneficial. The top 25% of coffee drinkers in the study had three or more cups a day. Read More »

Gold hovers near four-month low, undermined by firm dollar

Gold prices hovered near four-month lows on Tuesday and the dollar held firm on expectations of tighter US monetary policy as the market awaited a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen this week. CURRENCIES: The dollar fell to 113.84 from 114.05 yen late Monday. The Canadian dollar fell against its U.S. counterpart as oil prices fell and traders await an interest rate hike decision by the Bank of Canada on Wednesday. Read More »

Jeff Horn will beat Manny Pacquiao again, says trainer


It was only the seventh defeat in 68 career fights for Pacquiao, who said afterwards: "Very tough". Pacquiao's trainer Freddy Roach called for an investigation into the scoring of the fight. That's a little disrespectful. "The other (male) American judge (Flores) - and this was quite a shock to me - I had never heard of, it really takes a lot to come up with a championship level judge from the United States I've never heard of, that's nearly impossible to do", Rafael told the Big Sports ... Read More »

Today Marks The 10th Anniversary Of The iPhone That Changed Everything


Moreover, it was not only easy to use but smarter than all of the mobile devices at that time. "Today, we're introducing three revolutionary products of this class". The announcement was met with a huge ovation from attendees, though one figurehead of a major Apple rival was left unconvinced... By grouping suppliers together in close proximity so that they could rapidly collaborate to address changes in hardware or design, and demanding new untold levels of efficiency from the workforce, ... Read More »

IOS 11 public beta: should you download it?

This is a developer beta, which means you need to be a developer to be able to handle whatever iOS 11 throws at you, whether that's your device hanging in the middle of an action or completely freezing up on you when you least expect it. Read More »

Number of people using Facebook reaches 2 billion

The company added 80 million monthly users in the first few months of the year, as ad revenue popped 51 percent from a year ago. 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. Read More »

Apple releases iOS 11 public beta

And when you most need something, it might not work. The tech giant has already started rolling out developer betas, and public betas are "coming soon". There are also a number of iPad-specific improvements, such as a new dock that allows you to fit many more apps on it, and a new way of implementing Slideover and Split View. Read More »

Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro Specs, Features


When asked if each unit sold would result in lost profit for Microsoft, Spencer stated "I didn't answer it that way". "We're focusing on Xbox One S and Xbox One X and the games you're going to play", Spencer said. The price tag of $499 is actually right on the money for many analysts, as the price is what many predicted for the Xbox One X. The question, however, is whether gamers will be willing to pay that price, especially considering the lack of exclusives for the Xbox One compared to the ... Read More »

Trump's first Ramadan and his good Muslims

The Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) however, has already announced Eid will be celebrated on June 25 this 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 »

Google to end support for Android Market on Android 2.1 and lower


When this change happens, users on these devices will no longer be able to access, or install other apps from, the Android Market. Magic browser , uploaded to Google Play on May 17, masqueraded as an "ultra-fast, simple and practical mobile browser", while Noise Detector promised to let you "easily measure the noise level of the current environment". Read More »