Sci-tech

by | March 26, 2018 | 14:19

The fable behind the Chipko movement! The modern Chipko Movement was started in 1973 in Uttar Pradesh , in an effort to preserve trees and forests from being mercilessly destroyed by forest contractors. They ensured that the forest would remain inviolable unless the men resorted to bloodletting. The incident was an inspiration to several other women across India to actively participate in such movements.

by | March 26, 2018 | 12:29

Well, there's more good news where that came from, as Ninja Theory confirmed today that the game will finally make its way to Xbox One. It will also have the support of Microsoft's powerful console. High Resolution pushes the game up to 4K through the use of dynamic scaling. In addition, the game will be offered with 10% discount during its launch week.

by | March 26, 2018 | 01:21

This time, Hughes, a 61-year-old limo driver, crafted a ramp from a mobile home so that he could launch from a vertical angle that would allow him to return to Earth on private land owned by Albert Okura. Hughes sat inside the "spaceship' for 11 minutes before accepting that his launch-pad was goosed, getting out and calling the whole thing off". The rocket landed 1500 feet from where it was launched.

by | March 25, 2018 | 18:54

Instagram is making an adjustment to its feed that it hopes will quell user criticism of the previous iteration. While these two aforementioned changes are quite good, it looks to be the first of many, as Instagram has stated that it will be making more adjustments to the feed in the coming months.

by | March 25, 2018 | 05:56

Advertisers Mozilla and German bank Commerzbank have suspended ads on the service and the hashtag #DeleteFacebook remained popular online. One of Facebook's critics over data privacy is Brian Acton , the co-founder of WhatsApp . "This year, the best graduates are not necessarily looking at Facebook ". To this Zuckerberg said, "I don't think we've seen a meaningful number of people act on that, but, you know, it's not good".

by | March 25, 2018 | 04:10

The Bucks (37-34) are 2-2 in the previous four games Antetokounmpo has missed this season. For the Chicago Bulls: Kris Dunn (right toe sprain), Lauri Markkanen (back), and Zach LaVine (left patellar tendinitis) are all out for tonight's game .

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:05

Taking a stern view of reports on the misuse of user data obtained from social media platform Facebook , the IT ministry in a statement on Friday said that "breach of privacy can not be tolerated". Earlier the investigators could be seen examining documents and taking photographs of a whiteboard and of computers. " Cambridge Analytica conducted data research for one of the leading Brexit campaign groups and then misled the public and MPs over the work the company had undertaken, ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 21:26

Let the battle royale battle royale begin. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is in line to get a third map in the near future. It's probably a reason to be there, and an intention to be left as it is at this moment, giving the servers a chance to breathe since most of the players being killed are leaving the match.

by | March 24, 2018 | 20:13

Admin Privileges will also be rolling out to Facebook Workplace Chat, the firm's slack competitor. "The first of the tools is aimed at group admins, allowing them to essentially vet new members of group chats before they can join in", Venture Beat reports.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:33

Saturday Night: Overcast with a chance for light rain or snow showers during the late evening or early morning hours. There will be plenty of moisture with the system. The main focus for winter weather concerns will be our mountain counties of Ashe, Avery and Watauga. Most of the snow chance will be confined to the parts of Virginia south of Interstate 64 and west of Interstate 95.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:30

On the subject of collusion, the report says that "when asked directly, none of the interviewed witnesses provided evidence of collusion, coordination or conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russian government". A summary of report findings concluded that Russian Federation conducted cyber attacks on US political institutions, using social media to undermine the electoral process.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:08

Speaking at the second meeting of the preparatory committee for his planned summit next month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , President Moon said any tripartite talks would require significant progress to be made. According to the spokesman, Seoul will suggest sending a three-member team for the high-level meeting, including Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and undecided officials from the Blue House and National Intelligence Service.

by | March 24, 2018 | 13:45

Despite growing controversy around the Cambridge Analytica data privacy allegations, Facebook is pushing those concerns to one side today with the launch of two new features for its Messenger app. Facebook continues to improve Messenger in many ways . In addition to all this, Facebook is also introducing "joinable links" where anyone can join the groups with the help of these links.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:42

So, the following year, he claimed that Facebook changed the "entire platform to dramatically limit the data apps could access". The company will also inform those whose data was "misused", including people who were directly affected by the Kogan data operation.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:32

Your hidden iOS 11 notifications can be read aloud by Siri , even when your iPhone is locked, according to a newly discovered privacy bug. However, a Mac Magazine reader discovered that Siri will read the content of most messages even though the content is hidden on the display.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:28

Appearing at a House of Commons committee, Mr Johnson was asked if it was possible that the attack might have been conducted by someone who was "empowered" by Mr Putin but no longer directly under his command. He claimed the United Kingdom had "many admirers among the Russian people" and the United Kingdom wanted to "hold out the hand of friendship" to them, as the quarrel was with the Kremlin, not the citizens.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:12

You can ask Assistant to "send $5 to John Doe for concert tickets", and the virtual assistant will send the money via Google Pay with a little note that says "For concert tickets". People without Google Pay accounts can be guided through the Google Pay account creation process by Google Assistant when they ask to make their first payment.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:57

But scientists he commissioned to carry out further DNA tests have confirmed the corpse was a very unfortunate human being. Second, Ata suffered from numerous bone disease-associated mutations. The Atacama specimen. Photo credit Bhattacharya S et al. The skeleton's freakish appearance once gave birth to rumors about it having extraterrestrial origins.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:54

Apple may well have created an event just to talk about Everyone Can Code , a programme that it says lets anyone learn, write and teach code. Previous reports suggest that Apple is planning to release the new iPad with a low price tag of $259, according to The Verge .

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:00

Every year, hundreds of millions of people around the globe take part in the Earth Hour movement, by switching off lights and organizing related events, notes the WWF website, adding that almost 9 million took part in the United Kingdom alone in 2017.

by | March 24, 2018 | 09:13

Under the hood, the Vivo V9 is powered by the Qualcomm's Snapdragon 626 SoC octa-core processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage (expandable up to 256GB). Vivo V9 comes with a dimension of 154.8 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm. Talking about the secondary camera on the Vivo V7 , the sensor is an excellent 24 MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.0 and the Vivo V9 comes with a similar 24 MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.0 that has been worked upon for better images.

by | March 24, 2018 | 08:59

In a pilot scheme launched in London and the West Midlands a year ago, the charity posted advertisements on billboards stating "obesity causes cancer". While the latest CRUK's campaign showed the connection between obesity and cancer. Smoking remains the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, a factor in 15.1% of preventable cases, down from 19.4% in 2011, followed by obesity at 6.3%, up from 5.5%.

by | March 24, 2018 | 06:34

A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on TSLA . Ken Griffin decreased its stake in Tesla Inc (Put) ( TSLA ) by 4.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. On Thursday, October 22 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform". Moreover, Moors Cabot has 0.15% invested in Tesla, Inc .

by | March 23, 2018 | 21:38

For further information on the upcoming chapter, visit the official Elder Scrolls Online website here . For the first time in history, the long-closed borders of Summerset are open to foreigners by decree of Queen Ayrenn. Veteran players can continue with their existing character or start afresh with a new one. After that, the game is available in limited form to play without a subscription, but you have to buy the game and any expansion packs you want.

by | March 23, 2018 | 20:16

The Karate Kid , if you remember, was a seminal eighties martial arts film about a weedy kid learning how to stand up for himself through the medium of extensive martial arts training. In the wake of certain events, Johnny decides to reopen Cobra Kai and train neighborhood kids in both self-defense and self-respect, important traits that were unknown to his father.

by | March 23, 2018 | 18:43

It may be a minor update but we bet it's going to be helpful for a lot of users. If the user has added the site to their mobile home screen, that will be treated as another indication that they won't mind autoplay with audio. Google outlined in January that part of its motivation for getting tougher on autoplay video was to reduce the incentives to install ad blockers .

by | March 23, 2018 | 14:38

Huawei further noted that their products are sold by 46 of the top 50 global operators and that the company has won the trust and confidence of individuals and organizations from 170 countries across the globe . According to CNet , Huawei was widely expected to announce a partnership with AT&T in January at CES to carry the Mate 10 Pro smartphone, but the carrier reportedly backed out because of political pressure.

by | March 23, 2018 | 13:53

The OTA update is being rolled out gradually, and the company mentions that it will release the update to all users as soon as possible. Chinese smartphone maker and electronics giant Xiaomi has officially announced the rollout of the Global Stable version of MIUI 9 .5 for select devices in its portfolio.

by | March 23, 2018 | 13:20

Now while many manmade objects in space harmlessly burn up in the atmosphere Tiangong-1 is around 7-8 tonnes and over 10m in length so when it does finally start the process of reentry there's a chance that some of it will crash to Earth. According to satellite tracker, Satview , Tiangong-1 is expected to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere on April 3 at 09:11 GMT, though the precise location is unknown.

by | March 22, 2018 | 00:01

Facebook Inc shares were down 4.2 percent. There's no evidence that of any of those holes has been used for malevolent purposes, and it would be extremely hard to use any of them to attack computers, the Sunnyvale, California-based company said .

by | March 21, 2018 | 17:04

The parent group of Cambridge Analytica , the political-research company at the center of a massive Facebook-data scandal , offered up a bribe to win an election for a client. Cambridge Analytica and Trump's campaign. The FTC is probing whether, by the data transfer to Cambridge Analytica , Facebook violated terms of a decree under which it agreed to get user consent for collecting personal data and sharing it with others.

by | March 21, 2018 | 15:54

Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE: PDS ) has grabbed attention from the analysts when it experienced a change of -4.23% in the last trading session to close at $2.72. The computer hardware maker reported $1.72 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.16 by $0.56. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in NVDA.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:03

The Dean of Westminster, Dr. John Hall, said that it is fitting for Stephen Hawking to be buried at Westminster Abbey as his work is vital to science and religion, and that Hawking will be in good company when he is interred at the historical church.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:00

The Turpin siblings - who had lived as virtual prisoners in their filthy family home, where their parents only allowed them one meal a day and shackled them to their beds for months at a time - regularly made gifts to thank their new caregivers, Uffer said.

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:52

According to reports by the Observer and New York Times , Cambridge Analytica illegally used the personal information obtained via Facebook to profile and target voters with political advertisements. The issue has been giving sleepless nights to everyone at Facebook , including the company CEO Mark Zuckerberg . In fact, the WhatsApp co-founder is not the only talking about #DeleteFacebook.