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Eddie Jones fronts up after Scotland smash England in Six Nations

Ireland reached second back in August 2015, ahead of the World Cup, but fell back to sixth before they beat New Zealand at Soldier Field, in November 2016. "It's human nature, unfortunately we just weren't in the game for the first 40 minutes, so ful...

Parkland and the Sandy Hook promise

Never happened - although President Donald Trump now says he's open to such a move. The fearless teenage survivors have said as much, though politicians say now is not the time to discuss gun control. Senate Bill 501 which has bipartisan support ...

Modi 'most expensive watchman' in the world, says Congress

Modi also launched helicopter services between Daman and Diu - to be operated by Pawan Hans Ltd - at an event here. Somnath temple and Gir forest are located around 80 kilometres from Diu. What is the connection of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi wit...

Borked Apple devices are making bogus 911 in California

A single facility seems to be at fault for hundreds of false alarm 911 calls from Apple devices over the past few months. Emergency response teams in Sacramento County and Elk Grove, California , have taken more than 1,600 false alarm calls from ...

Google Assistant to gain 30 languages, multilingual support

But if you speak Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish or Thai, get excited, because your Google Assistant will be able to respond to you by text in the next few months. Google notes that the rollout will reach 95% of all eligible A...

Sony's New Xperia XZ2 Actually Looks Good

Unfortunately the publication does not reveal any more information about these three smartphones that will be presented by Sony , but past rumors indicate that at least two of them will be dedicated to the top-of-the-line market. This new flagship i...

Decacorn watch: Dropbox files for a $500 million IPO

While the Silicon Valley-based incubator has overseen the development of several successful companies like, Airbnb, Docker, and Instacart, Dropbox will be the first within the Y Combinator program to go public. To compete, Dropbox is pouring mone...

SpaceX's Prototype Internet Satellites Are Up and Running

PST. The experimental craft launched today as secondary payloads atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. SpaceX is also in the business of re-launching entire Falcon 9 rockets and cargo capsules. Once there, the n...

Smartphone Sales Decline Globally For First Time Ever

Samsung's profit and average selling price could improve if its next flagship phones, the successors to its Galaxy series which are expected to launch this year, are successful. Coming back to the smartphones sales, on a year on year basis as per Ga...

Google faces lawsuit for firing critic of anti-diversity memo

Just last month a similar lawsuit was filed by an ex-Google engineer James Damore, who was sacked after he circulated the misogynist iniquitous 33,000-word memo talking about diversity at the company. "We always make our decision without any regard t...

Fortnite Battle Royale Hand Cannon Teased in Latest Video

Of course, you can always purchase tiers of items outright for 150 V-Bucks a pop. If you don't want to spend any money, you can opt for the new Weekly Challenges. The first tweak is called Turbo Building , and it allows you to hold down primary fire...

States Refile Lawsuits to Block Repeal of Net Neutrality

The reversal is a hallmark victory for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, whose tenure has seen him strongly advocate for reduced regulation in lockstep with President Trump. "An internet that truly puts people first, where individuals can shape their own expe...

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition Gets Demo and Half-Life Content

In addition to the demo announcement, the publisher has also announced that a Half-Life cosmetic pack for both campaign and multiplayer, will be made available for those who purchase the full game before May 1. Final Fantasy 15 is available now fo...

Abbas Calls for Multilateral Peace Efforts

An upgrade to full membership would require unanimous backing from the Security Council, and the US would veto such a move. Haley, who was joined at the United Nations by Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner and special Mideast e...

Volvo V60 official details revealed and now comes with advanced tech

Thankfully Volvo survived and is on a roll, a seven-percent boost to sales resulting in production exceeding half a million cars in 2017 and China alone (Volvo's biggest market) seeing a 25.8 per cent year on year increase. Both of these gas engines ...

Google Assistant is now built into the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera

The device is now basically a mini Google Home with a camera on top. The Cam IQ will get the Google Assistant via an update to the Nest app, and while it's now the only product in Nest's lineup to support this feature, it's expected to expand t...

Poor iPhone X Sales Prompt Samsung To Slash OLED Panel Production

The new target will reduce production at the plant to around 60% of the original plan. Instead of producing 45 to 50 million panels between January and March, the South Korean tech giant will be making closer to 30 million, Nikkei reported Tuesd...

Assassin's Creed Origins Adds Game Plus With Discovery Tour Mode Today

As you'd expect, new game plus lets you start fresh without loosing your character progression. What carries over into New Game +? Activities tied to progression are reset, so things like Trials of the Gods and the Hippodrome won't be available u...

Sexual exploitation is widespread in the global aid sector, United Kingdom lawmakers told

The British charity's Chief Executive Mark Goldring told a parliamentary committee in London that 16 of the cases related to its global operation. Goldring also said that the charity has received allegations of 26 new misconduct violations since ...

Google Pay gives Android Pay a new wallet

Those of you who look to use Google Pay online will notice new branding there as well with the icon being changed to a "Buy with G Pay" button. The company launched Google Wallet several years ago before folding it and launching Android Pay .

Massive storm on Neptune is mysteriously shrinking, but why?

And it probably stinks: "The dark spot material may be hydrogen sulfide, with the pungent smell of rotten eggs". In all, only five of these dark spots have ever been documented on Neptune , the farthest planet from the Sun, with the most recent one ...

IOS 11 tips and tricks for business professionals (free PDF)

The first tech site to detect the bug was the Italy-based Mobile World , which claims that it has tested the glitch several times on systems powered by the iOS 11.2.5. You just need to go to the trouble of installing iOS beta 11.3, which addresses t...

Google Images: Search Engine Removes the View Image Button, Here's Why?

Google said it had removed some features from image search, including the "view image" button . The View Image button was used by millions & billion of Google users around the globe. The decision about the change was likely made in response...

Mike Pereira: Eagles were in illegal formation on Philly Special

On Friday, Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson blasted the " Patriot Way" during an interview on Barstool Sports' "Pardon My Take" podcast , claiming there is no joy that comes with playing in New England. "We're like, yeah, they could be having a p...

Google's Project Fi now supports more than 170 global destinations

Phone calls outside of the USA are billed at 20 cents per minute and are not included in Bill Protection . New countries where service is now available include the likes of Belize and Myanmar. Depending on how you count, there's just under 200 coun...

A Newly Discovered iOS Bug Can Crash Your iPhone

Additionally, despite this, Kuo believes that this phone will be Apple's most successful iPhone this year and estimated sales around 100 million units. Specifically, it involves receiving another message without that character. The bug also s...

Gmail Go is the lightweight Android email app you can't have

Technically, you should also be able to add their voice to Google Home through the Family Link app (follow the instructions here) so that they get age-appropriate results when they talk to your smart speakers. Gmail Go has just been launched on the...

Microsoft might not fix Skype vulnerability in the immediate future

Security researcher has revealed that a potential attacker could exploit the "functionality of the Windows DLL loader where the process loading the DLL searches for the DLL to be loaded first in the same directory in which the process binary resides ...

Trump Administration Budget Aims Lunar Exploration

Donald Trump administration has announced next year's budget estimate for National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) which focuses on the return of Americans to the Moon with a goal to send humans to Mars. "It's imperative, it's critical...

Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 LTE modem sampling started

X50 modems are expected to hit commercial devices in the first half of 2019 . Because of this, the first couple generations of 5G phones will still rely, at least in part, on LTE connections (just as phones now occasionally switch over to 3G when ...

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Watch SpaceX's first West Coast ground landing at 10:21PM ET

According to SpaceX's press release, SAOCOM 1A is carrying an "active instrument consisting of a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), which works in the microwave range of the electrom...

MI man learns meteorite he's been using as doorstop is worth $100,000

The man said that the original farmer said he heard the meteorite come crashing down, "and it made a heck of a noise when it hit ". For double verification, a slice of it was se...

First SpaceX West Coast rocket landing lights up California sky

SpaceX will launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SAOCOM 1A satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. And, less than 8 minutes after liftoff, the booster's first...

The first exomoon: Evidence of a moon outside our solar system

The moon candidate is estimated to be only 1.5 percent the mass of its companion planet, and the planet is estimated to be several times the mass of Jupiter. Now the researchers ...

Kent’s Blue Origin sets its sights on the Moon

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos' space venture, Blue Origin , has signed a letter of intent to cooperate with Germany's OHB Group and MT Aerospace on a future mission to the...

Meteorite used as doorstop for decades worth $100,000

And geologist Mona Sirbescu said she "could tell right away that this was something special". The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., corroborated Sirbescu's analysi...

Americans, 1 British scientist win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel chemistry prize, economics prize and peace prize are still to be announced. The first drug based on this work is used against rheumatoid arthritis , a skin condition k...

Rock used as doorstop for decades identified as $141,000 meteorite

A meteorite in MI worth $100,000 has been holding open a door at a MI farm for the past 30 years. A man has discovered a rock he's been using as a doorstop for 30 years is ...

Astronauts return from ISS aboard Soyuz, land safely in Kazakhstan

It is reported by Interfax Thursday, 4 October. The trio's departure leaves three crew members aboard the space station , headed by German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who took ov...

Astronomers spot distant object that supports Planet Nine theory

The Goblin's orbit is consistent with the much-talked-about but yet-to-be-proven Planet 9 . A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto . ...

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Physics Nobel goes to 3 laser scientists for tools made of light

Physics Nobel goes to 3 laser scientists for tools made of light

The last time a woman was awarded a Nobel was in 2015, when Youyou Tu was awarded half of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for that year, "for her discoveries concernin...

US, Japanese scientists win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

US, Japanese scientists win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

Tasuku Honjo , distinguished professor at Kyoto University, has won this year's Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine for his discovery of a protein responsible for suppressing ...

Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences said Ashkin developed "optical tweezers" that can grab tiny particles such as viruses without damaging them. Along with Donna Strickland, he...

Hurricane Rosa off Mexico could bring rip currents, flooding in US

Hurricane Rosa off Mexico could bring rip currents, flooding in US

It is expected to make landfall on the western coast of Mexico late Monday or early Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center said the main hazard is heavy rainfall, both in Mexico ...

Space robots share first images from the surface of an asteroid

Space robots share first images from the surface of an asteroid

Rover 1A and Rover 1B were dropped by Hayabusa 2 , the mothership, 60 meters above the asteroid's surface, and this was a moment of anxiety for all concerned because of the rough ...

Japanese rovers send back first video from asteroid 280 million km away

Japanese rovers send back first video from asteroid 280 million km away

There's still more drama ahead: Hayabusa 2 is due to drop a bigger rover known as MASCOT to Ryugu's surface on October 3, followed by rounds of surface sampling and the release ...

Kirk regenerates into tropical storm, may dump inches of rain on BVI

Kirk regenerates into tropical storm, may dump inches of rain on BVI

According to N.H.C.'s 5:00 p.m. advisory, the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 12.7 North, longitude 55.7 West. Kirk is moving toward the west-northwest ne...

This is what Japanese robots did after landing on asteroid

This is what Japanese robots did after landing on asteroid

Yesterday, JAXA said in a tweet that it had lost communication with the rovers after they dropped from the spacecraft. The landing of both rovers marks the world's first moving...

Power could be out for days in some areas, hours for others

Power could be out for days in some areas, hours for others

Several minutes later, the firefighter handed Carlson his silver laptop computer - the one he hadn't backed up that had valuable information about two business ventures. "I'm still...