Connections: Proxima Centauri B

Leading University of Washington astronomer Dr Rory Barnes wrote in a blog for the palereddot.org website, which is dedicated to the new planet: "The short answer is, it's complicated". However, there's a chance that volcanic activity could have rest... More..

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New species of pterosaur from early Jurassic period discovered
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

New species of pterosaur from early Jurassic period discovered

The fossilized remains of this newly discovered pterosaur were discovered in the Patagonia region of South America, and it's shedding light on the origin and evolution of these ancient creatures. The species ...More..

A Newfound Asteroid Just Buzzed Harmlessly By Earth
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

A Newfound Asteroid Just Buzzed Harmlessly By Earth

Massive flying rocks like asteroids in space at an unprecedented speed pose a threat to the Earth. Scientists have identified about 95% of these doomsday space rocks, but that leaves us with the possibility t...More..

ASUS announces its latest Android Wear smartwatch, the ZenWatch 3
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

ASUS announces its latest Android Wear smartwatch, the ZenWatch 3

ASUS is also using a three-button design on the ZenWatch 3, up from the one-button ZenWatch 2. The Asus ZenWatch 3 comes with a circular watch face and the device is made from 316L stainless steel and it come...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

John Kerry arrives in India for 2nd Indo-US strategic dialogue

India has blamed Pakistan-linked groups for the attacks. "We reaffirmed the urgent necessity for Pakistan to dismantle safe havens for terrorists and criminals networks, including LeT, JeM and the D-Company",...More..

Fitbit opens new Dublin offices with plans to increase staff to 100
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Fitbit opens new Dublin offices with plans to increase staff to 100

The announcement of the new EMEA headquarters in Dublin was also welcomed by IDA Ireland which said it was "a strong endorsement for Ireland's reputation as a place for fast-growing tech companies to build and ...More..

Hurricane Madeline weakens to category 3, but still packing punch near Hawaii
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Hurricane Madeline weakens to category 3, but still packing punch near Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines passengers with tickets to or from the Big Island Wednesday or Thursday will be granted a free reservation change if the new itinerary includes a flight on or before September 5. It recommende...More..

How to watch the spectacular annular solar eclipse on September 1st
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

How to watch the spectacular annular solar eclipse on September 1st

National Space Research and Development Agency (NSRDA) has urged the public not to panic over the Annular Eclipse which will be experienced between the hours of 7:15am and 10:03am on Thursday, September 1 with ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

SETI Investigates Unusual Signal From Space

It seems to be coming from that direction, at any rate. Douglas Vakoch, president of METI International , which plans to watch the star system with its Panama telescope when the weather clears, said in a...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

IPhone 7 unveiling now set for September 7

As is typical of Apple event invitations, this one was light on details, with a simple out-of-focus light pattern above the text. But it seems that Apple Inc .is keeping itself out of the resolution war that...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Obama shortens more than 100 prison sentences

This is a file photograph - President Barack Obama laughs at himself during his speech. President Obama commuted the sentences of 111 more federal inmates Tuesday, capping a month in which he's almost doubled...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Pope Francis, Zuckerberg: Communications tech a tool vs poverty

Zuckerberg was accompanied by wife Priscilla Chan . Zuckerberg in a Facebook post wrote "We gave him (the Pope) a model of Aquila , our solar-powered aircraft that will beam internet connectivity to pla...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to NC

As for the the hurricane watch , it covers the Gulf Coast from the Anclote River, near Tarpon Springs, to Indian Pass in the Panhandle. Although the exact intensity is still uncertain, the NHC expects it to ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S8 to have dual camera like the iPhone 7 Plus

Only 5 percent of the 2014 smartphone market in Japan was controlled by Samsung as reported by Counterpoint Research. To do so, we've whipped up another "First 10 Things You Should Do" post featuring, you gue...More..

Watch NASA ISS capture an awesome footage of three hurricanes
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Watch NASA ISS capture an awesome footage of three hurricanes

The rarity of a twin hurricane hinges on favorable atmospheric conditions and the effect of long-term ocean warming. The Center's advisory on Madeline said Big Island residents could experience hurricane forc...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

EU's Vestager: We can win any Apple appeal

As Apple chief executive Tim Cook wrote in a letter to the technology giant's customers on Tuesday: "At its root, the Commission's case is not about how much Apple pays in taxes". The Commission argues this...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Indo-US 'War-Pact' Likely to Irk China & Pak, Warns Chinese Daily

Now is arguably a time when India has the most room for strategic manoeuvring". India-US trade reached $109bn (£83) in 2015, up from $37bn in 2005. After Tuesday's bilateral Strategic and Commercial Dialogue ...More..

Logitech's new G Pro Gaming mouse is designed for professional eSports players
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Logitech's new G Pro Gaming mouse is designed for professional eSports players

Logitech has taken all the pros from both the G100s and G303 mice and combined them into a new package specifically designed for tournaments. With zero smoothing, filtering or acceleration across the entire ...More..

Microsoft sells MSN's China operations
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Microsoft sells MSN's China operations

I asked Microsoft officials if the report on Microsoft selling MSN China is correct, as I didn't see it on the Official Microsoft blog. According to the report, Microsoft's MSN China portal never took off owi...More..

Million Dropbox User Accounts Breached by Hackers
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Million Dropbox User Accounts Breached by Hackers

The revelation of a password breach at Dropbox is an evolution of the company's stance on the 2012 incident - the company initially said that user emails were the only data stolen. If Dropbox had roughly 100 ...More..