Monday August 20-th, 2018

Google introduces.app domain for app developers Google introduces.app domain for app developers

The. app TLD was designed for apps and app developers , and features security measures that enable developers to showcase apps to a broad audience. Google requires HTTPS to connect to all. Visit get. app to see who's already on. app and choos...

Amazon expanding Boston tech hub, hiring on 2000 workers Amazon expanding Boston tech hub, hiring on 2000 workers

Amazon already has more than 3,000 workers in MA. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on hand for the announcement at the future Amazon site on Monday morning along with Amazon's general manager of web services, Jesse Dougherty. Amazon provides emplo...

Instagram adding video calls, a new Explore page, and more Instagram adding video calls, a new Explore page, and more

Soon, you'll be able to call someone within your DMs and talk to them over a video call. 'You can also minimize the video and continue the chat while doing other things on Instagram '. It's going to be interesting to see what kind of implementatio...

Upcoming 6.1 inch cheaper iPhone to lack 3D Touch Upcoming 6.1 inch cheaper iPhone to lack 3D Touch

Apple is rumored to launch three new iPhone models in 2018 which is interesting but a latest rumor also suggest that one of the model will be lacking 3D Touch feature which is quite a bit disappointing. The new display supposedly would increase ...

Australia announces record investment in Great Barrier Reef Australia announces record investment in Great Barrier Reef

Crown-of-thorns starfish, which feed on coral, have done massive damage to the reef system. According to research by the Australian Institute of Marine Science , coral cover on surveyed reefs between 1985 and 2012 declined by about 50% over that 2...

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi extends Ramzan greetings Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi extends Ramzan greetings

He said that Buddhism has forged a link between India and many Asian countries like China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, and Myanmar where Lord Buddha's preachings were of their traditions. He said, all wrestlers who represented India returned ho...

Reliance Industries's Jio makes profit for second quarter in a row Reliance Industries's Jio makes profit for second quarter in a row

Reliance said pre-tax profit from petrochemical business, where all expansion projects have been completed, was at record high of Rs 6,435 crore in the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 fiscal, up 12 per cent over previous year. The stock rose almost 6 p...

Market Podcast: Market gains on heavy buying in banking stocks Market Podcast: Market gains on heavy buying in banking stocks

At 3.30 p.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed at 10,695.30 points, up 77.50 points or 0.73 per cent from the previous close. The index closed 47 points higher at 10,617 on Thursday. "All the Asian marke...

Nintendo says it'll sell 20M Switch consoles in the next year Nintendo says it'll sell 20M Switch consoles in the next year

With console-quality titles from studios like Bethesda including Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and the forthcoming Wolfenstein II , the Switch has made the dream of taking gaming titles like these mobile a reality. However, games for Switch are still ...

ECB's Draghi says growth has moderated, outlook solid ECB's Draghi says growth has moderated, outlook solid

Regarding non-standard monetary policy measures, the Governing Council confirms that the net asset purchases, at the current monthly pace of €30 billion, are meant to run until the end of September 2018, or beyond, if necessary, and in any case u...

Despite a Beat, Shares Sag — Microsoft Earnings Despite a Beat, Shares Sag — Microsoft Earnings

In this division, Windows OEM revenue increased 4% and Windows commercial products and cloud services reported an increase in revenue of 21%. " Microsoft on the heels of Azure is gaining further steam in this massive secular cloud shift,...

National Drug Take Back Day held Saturday National Drug Take Back Day held Saturday

Drug Take Back day is a project of the Wisconsin DOJ's Dose of Reality prescription painkiller abuse initiative. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabi...

Content removal policies update for the first time on Facebook Content removal policies update for the first time on Facebook

You can read the full Community Standards here. "I have actually had conversations where I talked about our standards and people said , 'I didn't actually realize you guys have policies.'" In fact, Facebook has historically been slow to respond to ...

US Ban On ZTE Pushes China To Ramp Up Chip Development US Ban On ZTE Pushes China To Ramp Up Chip Development

Visitors pass in front of the Chinese telecoms equipment group ZTE at MWC 2018. This news follows Huawei's recent announcement on April 18 that it would be shifting its focus to existing markets and away from the us, and that came as a respon...

UK: May UK: May "could lose her job" if she backtracks on Customs Union

The flipside is that in the trade-off of Brexit talks, the United Kingdom would still be able to keep its pledge to end freedom of movement, which wouldn't be possible if it stayed in the single market. Any trade deals with countries outside the bloc...

Stunning 3D Color Map of Milky Way 1.7 Billion Stars Stunning 3D Color Map of Milky Way 1.7 Billion Stars

Over 1 billion stars twinkled in those first images , which included detailed data on 2 million of the stars. Professor Gerry Gilmore from the University of Cambridge, UK Principal Investigator for the UK participation in the Gaia Data Processin...

Amazon Alexa will now reward kids for being polite Amazon Alexa will now reward kids for being polite

Available in "kid-friendly" bright blue, green, or red colors, Echo Dot Kids Edition costs about $80 . You can pre-order the Echo Dot Kids Edition today for $79.99 with shipments scheduled to start May 9. Dimensions of the Echo Dot Kids Edition ...

Telegram ban: Google confirms Russian Federation is blocking some of its services Telegram ban: Google confirms Russian Federation is blocking some of its services

The Russian telecom regulator Roskomnadzor has said that it blocked Google net or IP addresses because the messaging service was using them, but this seems to have impacted other services, including Google , who have received reports from Russ...

ZTE speaks out against 'unacceptable' U.S. ban ZTE speaks out against 'unacceptable' U.S. ban

Washington has also pressured USA companies not to buy networking equipment and smartphones from ZTE and rival Huawei over concerns they could pose a national security risk due to potential for spying by Beijing. Many believe there's a chance - j...

Here's how analysts see Laird PLC (LON:LRD) after this past week

Benjamin F Edwards And holds 750 shares. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Lc invested 0% of its portfolio in AA plc (LON:AA). Cambridge Inv Advisors Incorporated holds 24,143 shs. In Monday, February 12 report Liberum Capital maintained the stock with "Hold" ratin...

Shaggy helps the Queen celebrate 92nd birthday Shaggy helps the Queen celebrate 92nd birthday

The concert at the Royal Albert Hall will raise money for a new youth charity, The Queen's Commonwealth Trust. Kylie Minogue, Sting, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Shaggy were among those on the bill, along with stars of the stage and screen.

A 2017 data audit said Facebook's practices were A A 2017 data audit said Facebook's practices were A

Social media has progressed the way we consume news and how quickly word spreads. The media, however, was there to talk to Kaiser about Cambridge Analytica. However, for many , this is simply a case of too little too late. CNBC reports that the ...

Apple iPhone SE 2 Without the Headphone Jack Could Launch in May Apple iPhone SE 2 Without the Headphone Jack Could Launch in May

Sources reveal that tech giant Apple is killing its not so famous iPhone X . The iPhone X was launched a year ago and a lot of people were attracted to it because of its design overhaul. Apple is going to slash the price of the second generatio...

Lyrid meteor shower 2018: When to see the shooting stars this weekend Lyrid meteor shower 2018: When to see the shooting stars this weekend

Even if the predicted peak of the Lyrids occurs in daylight for Western Europe (including the UK), observers looking in the eastern sky after midnight this weekend can expect around a dozen meteors per hour under favourable conditions - particularly ...

Hubble 28th Anniversary Image Captures Roiling Heart of Vast Stellar Nursery Hubble 28th Anniversary Image Captures Roiling Heart of Vast Stellar Nursery

The image shows a region of the nebula measuring about 4 light-years across. Interstellar cloud in the constellation Sagittarius was discovered in 1654 by the Italian astronomer and scientists were able to get crisp and colorful shots of this place.

God of War Photo Mode Preview Shows Extensive Features God of War Photo Mode Preview Shows Extensive Features

While being a handy trick that lets you solve puzzles easily, you need to keep in mind that the time it takes for you to get your axe back depends on where you threw it. Thanks to runes embedded in the Leviathan axe, Kratos now has two different ma...

OnePlus 6 concept video released ahead of launch OnePlus 6 concept video released ahead of launch

Made by a YouTube channel called Phone Industry , the video takes into account everything that we already know about the phone through tidbits that have been shared by OnePlus, such as the presence of the notch and almost full-screen display, as wel...

Telegram plays down Russian block - claiming no Telegram plays down Russian block - claiming no "significant" impact yet

Amid the dragnet blocking by RKN, some people and companies, including Telegram competitor Viber, complained online that the measures affected other services which used Amazon and Google infrastructure. Alexander Zharov, chief of the Federal Comm...

Report suggests Bay Area among most polluted in the nation Report suggests Bay Area among most polluted in the nation

The ministry in the draft said the objective of the NCAP is to augment and evolve an effective and a proficient ambient air quality monitoring network across the country to ensure comprehensive and reliable database. It's created when sunlight re...

British PM May faces embarrassing Brexit defeat in upper house British PM May faces embarrassing Brexit defeat in upper house

Attempts to rewrite the EU (Withdrawal Bill) include a cross-party amendment which would require ministers to negotiate "an arrangement which enables the United Kingdom to continue participating in a customs union with the EU" after Brexit .

Trudeau met by anti-Kinder Morgan pipeline protests in UK Trudeau met by anti-Kinder Morgan pipeline protests in UK

The pipeline project has been the subject of growing friction in recent weeks, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau summoning the premiers of Alberta and B.C.to Ottawa for talks and Alberta introducing legislation created to restrict fuel shipments...

Launch of planet-hunting spacecraft scheduled for Wednesday evening Launch of planet-hunting spacecraft scheduled for Wednesday evening

But the primary goal of the flight was to launch NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite , or TESS, a relatively modest spacecraft equipped with four state-of-the-art digital cameras created to measure the light from millions of stars in sear...

Bids for Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. auction were from liquidators, reports say Bids for Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. auction were from liquidators, reports say

The end could be near for Bon-Ton. "I am honored to have led and served our customers alongside of you all ..." The news outlet says money from the auction will be used to pay Bon-Ton's creditors. On Friday, Bon-Ton filed notice that it had selected...

Apple (AAPL) Holdings Raised by UMB Bank NA MO Apple (AAPL) Holdings Raised by UMB Bank NA MO

It has outperformed by 7.94% the S&P500. Russell Lucas decreased its stake in Apple Inc ( AAPL ) by 10.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rati...

F1 updates as Lewis Hamilton goes for pole position F1 updates as Lewis Hamilton goes for pole position

Ricciardo had an engine failure in the final practice session on Saturday, and it was a race against time to get his vehicle ready for qualifying. Nico Hulkenberg secured his sixth successive P7 spot, with Sergio Perez placing his auto betwee...

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