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3 space station crew members prepare to return to Earth

Williams returns to Earth with a career total of 534 days in orbit - more time than any other astronaut in USA history - and 14th in the world. If all goes according to plan, the crew is expected to land southeast of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, at 9:14 p.m. Read More »

Part of Kashmir is under illegal occupation of Pak: MEA


Reiterating India's stand on Pakistan's involvement in the internal situation in the Valley, Swarup said Islamabad has no locus standi in commenting on that. It said the remarks were aimed at diverting the world attention from the ongoing atrocities in the Kashmir valley. Masoodi said, "as parliament members from India and Pakistan visit, meet and hold consultations jointly in New Delhi and Islamabad on all issues concerning the two countries, including the conflict in Kashmir, there is no ... Read More »

Dropbox hacked in 2012, 68 million accounts circulate online today


Tech website Motherboard reported on Wednesday (Aug 31) that it had obtained email addresses and hashed passwords for more than 68 million Dropbox accounts through "sources in the database trading community". While Dropbox did not reveal the number of accounts facing mandatory resets, the decision to reset passwords was taken out of precaution, Dropbox wrote recently. Read More »

NASA sees Lester move into central Pacific Ocean basin


It is anticipated that as soon as Hurricane Madeline passes, Hurricane Lester, a Category 4 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometres per hour, will come close to the island, however officials say by that time it may have lost some of its strength. Read More »

Sony's brings first Xperia X series flagships to IFA Berlin


But it's fantastic for consumers, because Sony is the rare top tier phone maker that releases high powered phones for tiny hands. Xperia XZ is driven by its Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with X12 LTE, andit's water resistant. "They learn your charging patterns and adapt to them, resulting in up to twice the battery lifespan", claims the company. The Sony Xperia X Compact launches 25th September. Read More »

In 36 Hours, More Than 10000 People Are Rescued In The Mediterranean

Among those arriving on Wednesday was a three-month-old Nigerian baby girl who was born in Libya and baptised Noa Mary on an Italian navy boat on Tuesday. Africans fleeing poverty or dictatorial regimes have been using this route for decades, but more and more refugees from countries like Syria and Iraq are now choosing to travel through Libya instead of seeking entry to Greece via Turkey. Read More »

Trump booster apologizes for Clinton 'blackface' tweet

He stands by the tweet's message and "what the image represents". The deleted Tweet mocked the Democratic candidate's outreach to black voters, saying: "Thank you for your votes and letting me use you again". "Citizens around the country will see, as I've have seen, the heart and compassion Mr. Trump has for all Americans", Burns said , "which includes minority communities whose votes have been taken for granted for far too long". Read More »

Dogs use same parts of brain as humans to process language


The study was led by researcher Attila Andics from Hungary's Eotvos Loránd University and consisted of analyzing the dog's response to its owners' words while scientists evaluated their brains through MRI scans. "For dogs, a nice praise can very well work as a reward, but it works best if both words and intonation match", Andics said. The study is the first of its kind to investigate how dog brains process speech. Read More »

PlayStation Now for PC now available in North America


Well that didn't take long at all: a week after revealing that PlayStation Now would be coming to PC and launching the service in the UK, Sony has made it available in the US. To play the game on PC, players will need the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller with USB mini-cable or with the wireless adapter that will be available later this month. Read More »

Trump Includes PA in Largest TV Ad Buy Yet


The Republican U.S. Senate candidate in IN is declining to say whether he's comfortable with Donald Trump serving as commander in chief and possessing the nation's nuclear launch codes. Late Sunday, the nation's only African-American owned and operated national Christian television network announced its president and CEO, Bishop Wayne T. Read More »

Report of Possible Alien Signal Sets SETI Community Abuzz

A radio signal from a star 95 light years away has caused a flurry of activity among extraterrestrial hunters - along with some irritation. The 11 gigahertz radio burst, lasting two seconds, was picked up on May 15, 2015 by the RATAN-600 radio telescope in Zelenchukskaya, Russia, and was kept under wraps for well over a year. Read More »

Google executive David Drummond has left the Uber board of directors AFP


Drummond has even mentioned that Google Ventures remains a staunch investor in Uber . What's more, there are signs that Alphabet will push right into Uber's business, traditional ride-sharing vehicles. Those two issues-employment status and vetting of the drivers-have proved problematic for Uber and will likely cause legal and regulatory problems for Waze and Google as well. Read More »

Brussels Crime Lab Torched In Apparent Attempt To Destroy Evidence


There were no casualties in the latest blast, Belgian media said, and it is unclear what happened to the perpetrators. "I can not confirm that there was any bomb". The police and army have been deployed in large numbers since suicide bombers attacked Paris last November, leaving 130 dead. The country and much of Europe have been on high alert following a series of terror attacks carried out by Islamist extremists. Read More »

Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game


The Charge 2 and Flex 2 are stunning devices. Similar to the Alta and Blaze trackers, you can customise the look to your liking with interchangeable bands and clock faces. The former is 30% smaller than the original Flex, capable of receiving call and text alerts, promised to be "swim-proof", and features optional accessories from brands such as Vera Wang and Tony Burch. Read More »

Scientists complete year-long Mars simulation mission in Hawaii


UH professor Kim Binsted , the principal investigator of the HI-SEAS project, said that everyone involved is "proud to be helping NASA reduce or remove the barriers to long-duration space exploration". NASA can now send a robot to the Red Planet in about eight months, but astronauts traveling to Mars face a trip lasting between one and three years. Read More »

PlayStation Now will stream games from the cloud to your PC

Sony told gamers on Tuesday, August 23 (August 24, Manila time) that its streaming game service, PlayStation Now , would be able to stream or broadcast PlayStation-exclusive titles to the Windows PC . Sony recently announced a new product that you can plug into a USB port on your computer that will let you use your PlayStation 4 controller when you're playing games on your PC. Read More »

Obama Just Created the World's Largest Marine Sanctuary

Coast Guard when they enter or exit the area. During his nearly eight years in the White House , Obama has protected more square kilometers (square miles) of land and sea than any other president in the history of the United States. Daniel Akaka, a Native Hawaiian, wrote a letter in July to oppose the expansion. Hawaii's Department of Natural Resources and Office of Hawaiian Affairs will serve as a trustee in managing the monument . Read More »

Canon's New EOS 5D Mark IV Lets You Focus After Shooting


The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR is now scheduled to be available in early September 2016 for an estimated retail price of $3,499.00 (Rs. 2,34,627) for the body only. As the most popular DSLR camera series with both professional and enthusiast photographers, it promises to be a blend of new and exciting features and new advanced technology. Read More »

Cleanup of thousands of dead fish in Keansburg almost complete


The fish in Waackaack Creek, which peaked Saturday, are peanut bunker - the name describing Atlantic Menhaden after hatching, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection . William Mefi, owner of Williams Auto Repair on Laurel Avenue, which is located a few hundred yards back from the mouth of the creek, said this is the first fish kill on the Waackaack Creek he's witnessed. Read More »

Britney Spears' dirty 'Carpool Karaoke'


Spears plays along, "You're welcome..." Spears lip-syncs along with her driver during the teaser , perhaps in an effort to preserve her voice for the real deal, before the two discuss Spears' role as a mother. And yet, all the while, something was missing. Most of all we're pumped about how incredible Britney looks. Now, Spears appears ready to give us her all again. Read More »

Copy-Wisconsin native sets space record


That surpasses the 520-day record set by Scott Kelly, whose one-year space station mission ended in March. On Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, Williams, commander of the ISS, marked his 521st day in orbit, accumulated over four flights. Williams is a native of Wisconsin and is married with two grown sons and three grandchildren, according to his NASA bio. He then returned to the station in December of 2014, serving as flight engineer for Expedition 42, and commander on Expedition 43. Read More »

Tesla Model S Bursts Into Flames During Test Drive


The new 60 starts from £53,400, but still manages a 248-mile range, a top speed of 130mph and comes equipped with Tesla's autopilot software. More updates are on the way for the Tesla Model S following the announcement of the 60 and 60D models, with a new range-topper called the P100D being confirmed via European Union type approval. Read More »

Perseid meteor shower peaks Thursday in Colorado

He expects the shower to be seen about 30 to 35 degrees above the horizon - with the size of a fist representing about 10 degrees, that's about three fists high. NASA says that the best time to see the shower is between midnight and the dawn of August 12. That heating creates the light we see as the meteor travels across the sky. Read More »

Apple's iPhone 7 A10 Processor Gets Benchmarked Again


This new leak also lines up pretty well with what we've seen before. Apple has previously confirmed it has 800 people dedicated to working on the camera technology included in its best-selling iPhone . The antenna bands have been transposed along the top and bottom edges of the smartphone . The operating system will offer interactive widgets that iPhone 7 users can quickly swipe from one app to another. Read More »

SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Reusable Rocket


Less than 10 minutes after liftoff, the first stage of the Falcon 9 deployed four landing legs and touched down on the football field-sized deck of an unpiloted parked roughly 400 miles offshore. Sometimes the rocket came in too hot, didn't have enough hydraulic fluid left to control its descent, or one of the landing legs didn't lock properly causing the rocket to tip over. Read More »

IPhone 7 Plus Leaks in Black with Smart Connnector and Dual Camera


The pictures seem to indicate that Apple may release three versions simultaneously: iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 7s. "Somewhat burying the headline in an article about MacBook Pro upgrades [more on that shortly], Bloomberg has casually confirmed that Apple will launch the iPhone 7 at an event on September 7th..." Many Apple's suppliers and manufacturing partners depends on iPhone and get huge profit as the iPhone sales increases. Read More »

ITunes App Store Expected To Reach 5 Million Apps By 2020


This number is going to reach 5 million in just 4 years that is by the end of 2020, as per the prediction of app intelligence firm Sensor Tower . The Sensor Tower's report is primarily based on the app trends launched by the company's App Store since 2008 and also the analysis of its historical data. Read More »

You could see 200 meteors an hour in tonight's Perseid shower


It is not uncommon to see up to 100 meteors an hour with the Perseids , but this year scientists are predicting an outburt with the possibility of up to 200 meteors an hour. Although the moon is bright enough to blot out some of the meteors , it sets around 1 a.m. on the morning of August 12th, just at the peak time for the best Perseid viewing. Read More »

Millions of Volkswagen cars vulnerable to a simple keyless entry hack


According to Digital Trends , the semiconductor company responsible for manufacturing the chips used in these keyless entry systems has been asking the auto companies to use or upgrade to newer security algorithms for many years now. According to the researchers, the vulnerability was generated by the fact that Volkswagen shared a cryptographic key value among millions of vehicles. Read More »

Daniel Sturridge and James Milner are injury concerns for Liverpool


Wenger said: "He has played in the Championship so that is a good experience, to deal with one level higher". "He's a legend", Klopp said of Wenger. a lot of things", said Klopp at his pre-match press conference on Friday afternoon. "If we want to win the league, we can not lose these games". "We have made seven transfers, sold a few players, loaned a few players. Read More »

Snapchat Takes Down 'Yellowface' Filter After Backlash


To address the pressing issues over racial discrimination, in a report from Mashable , Snapchat said , "This anime-inspired lens has already expired and won't be put back in circulation". "Love you Snapchat but you're acting like Trump - clearly racist and with the maturity of a third grader". "Deleting", one user wrote. This new filter has touched its fair share of raw nerves, resulting in a backlash from its users. Read More »

Perseid meteor shower 2016: When and how to watch it


The Swift-Tuttle comet orbits the sun every 133 years: as it does, it leaves a path of debris behind it, which we run up against annually. They're called Perseids because they seem to originate from the constellation Perseus. A bright moon can wash out fainter Perseid meteors too and that happens during some years. These dust particles were born in a periodic comet known as 109P/Swift-Tuttle, which last returned to the inner solar system in 1992. Read More »