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Global Warming 2017: Record Breaking Climate Change Affecting Earth, Says WMO

In 2017, the agency said, officials have observed three "Polar equivalent [s] of a heatwave", where temperatures there were close to the melting point. Hurricane Matthew caused widespread suffering in Haiti, and inflicted significant economic losses in the US. The WMO says better technology and data collection "demonstrate clearly the existence of links between man-made climate change and many c... [Full Article...]

Google updates Search app with a new web app launcher

Sports fans can tap on a shortcut to get the latest scores and news, and they can also be customized so you can quickly find out the news on your favorite teams. Unfortunately for iOS users, a few tappable shortcuts will be exclusive to Android, such as currency converter, Solitaire, tip calculator and animal sounds. [Full Article...]

Apple Online Store will be offline tonight as it is 'being updated'

Last month, Japanese blog Macotakara claimed Apple has four new machines in the works, measuring in at 12.9, 10.5, 9.7 and 7.9 inches. We've been hearing rumors swirling about some kind of Apple product launch this spring, but event invites are still nowhere to be seen. [Full Article...]

Palestinians honour Rima Khalaf for apartheid report

Palestinians honour Rima Khalaf for apartheid report Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised speech on Saturday that the incident served as a reminder of the "truth of this organization, that it's weak. US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley also praised the resignation and condemned the report. "United Nations agencies must do a better job of eliminating false and biased work, and I applaud the secretary-general's decision to dis... [Full Article...]

Mass Effect Andromeda Day One Patch Alters Default Female Ryder Face

Mass Effect Andromeda Day One Patch Alters Default Female Ryder Face Mass Effect: Andromeda's creators Bioware have revealed that the game's day one patch will not fix its heavily criticised facial animations. It may well be that the game's facial animation will be improved at a later date, though this would likely require a great deal of work. [Full Article...]

Tesla Just Raised $1.2 Billion to Build Its Model 3

Underwriters still have options to purchase another 200,000 shares on top of that if investor demand is there. The iconic electric car-maker has revealed that it's discontinuing the Model S that comes with a 60 kilowatt-hour battery, in other words its cheapest vehicle now available. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin with a four-point lead over Virginia Tech at halftime

Wisconsin with a four-point lead over Virginia Tech at halftime Chris Flemmings had 18 points and nine rebounds to lead UNC Wilmington. Lately, though, he's been a model of consistency. The Hokies dropped to the Wisconsin Badgers 84-74 late Thursday night, knocking Tech out of the tournament and putting an abrupt ending to its season. [Full Article...]

Quick strikes, Schmeichel saves see Leicester past West Ham

Hammers boss Slaven Bilic knows his men will be facing a team high on confidence after booking a spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League; Leicester have been drawn to play Atletico Madrid . After that early one-two punch, Leicester played football worthy of their status as champions, drawing the Hammers out of shape with their passing. [Full Article...]

IOS and Android continue to push out Windows Phone and others

IOS and Android continue to push out Windows Phone and others IPhone's deteriorating performance in China - which saw it register a 16.6 percent market share for the quarter - differs from most other markets that Kantar monitored in the report. But by January 2016, its sales market share there had fallen to 5.9%, and has more than halved over the year since then, to 2.9%. EU5 stands for European Union Five, in which France, Germany, Italy, Spain and ... [Full Article...]

The Latest Lotus Elise Weighs 1759 lbs., Dry

The Latest Lotus Elise Weighs 1759 lbs., Dry The Lotus Elise has received minor updates for 2017, including the addition of an all-new, ultra lightweight Elise Sprint model variant. In total, these parts cut 48.5 lbs. Marking out a Sprint from other Elises are black paint for those forged wheels, Sprint side stripes and badges, plus colour coded inserts inside; "Electric Light Blue" is a new colour for the entire Elise range. [Full Article...]

Google Wants to Make Your Images Take Up Less Space

Google Wants to Make Your Images Take Up Less Space Google has several other projects to reduce image sizes on the web, including its Zopfli encoder (which similarly creates smaller PNG files without breaking format compatibility) and WebP (a new image format that supports both lossless and lossy compression for improved file sizes). [Full Article...]

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)'s Drogheda plant expected to lose 50 jobs

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)'s Drogheda plant expected to lose 50 jobs Investors might also evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. State Street Corp boosted its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 2.4% in the fourth quarter. On average, analysts forecast that The Coca-Cola will post $1.87 earnings per share for the current year. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.37 per share. [Full Article...]

Boaty McBoatface Is About To Begin Its Very First Mission

Boaty McBoatface Is About To Begin Its Very First Mission The British Antarctic Survey explains that the submersible will be investigating "an abyssal current of Antarctic Bottom Water along the Orkney Passage", as part of an expedition that begins Friday. Along with Boaty , the scientists will depart Punta Arenas in Chile on March 17 aboard the BAS research ship RRS James Clark Ross . Shifting winds off Antarctica may increase such turbulence, the uni... [Full Article...]

Oppo smartphone with dual selfie camera is launching on March 23

Oppo smartphone with dual selfie camera is launching on March 23 After impressing everyone with its selfie-focussed smartphones in 2016, looks like Chinese smartphone maker Oppo wants to continue following that path. The F3 Series will take selfie technology to another level as well as it sets new trends. Vivo recently launched a phone with 20MP+8MP selfie camera system. [Full Article...]

Cruise ship damages West Papua reef

Cruise ship damages West Papua reef They found out that the episode destroyed the marine's habitat especially the eight coral species discovered in the reef, which include the stony Acropora, Porites, Montipora and Stylophora family. This is just insane though'. The vessel set sail from Papua New Guinea Feb. 25 and is scheduled to arrive in Manila next week. The Indonesian Environment and Forestry Ministry already send their sta... [Full Article...]

Japan Pledges Closer Saudi Ties as It Courts Aramco Listing

Japan Pledges Closer Saudi Ties as It Courts Aramco Listing The king himself is staying at Tokyo's State Guest House. On the sidelines of the King's visit, the Saudi Stock Exchange "Tadawul" and the Japan Exchange Group, Inc. The largest trip by a sitting Saudi King in over 50 years, the trip is a broad continuation of the Vision 2030 plan enacted to diversify the economy of the world's largest oil exporter. [Full Article...]

Intel Agrees To Acquire Major Self-Driving Technology Firm For $15.3B

Intel Agrees To Acquire Major Self-Driving Technology Firm For $15.3B It also was the firm that developed Tesla's first-generation Autopilot system. The companies are developing a fleet of autonomous electric taxis that could be deployed through Lyft within the next year. Krzanich said by moving Intel's autonomous driving group to Israel provides "an additional retention factor". Shashua said a number of Mobileye key customers see the move as a positive. [Full Article...]

ISIS-held sections of Mosul surrounded

ISIS-held sections of Mosul surrounded However, rapid response units and police say that the fight in the Bab al-Tob area is expected to be tough because of the narrow streets through which armoured vehicles can not pass. "Our forces have seized control of 65 percent of western Mosul", he told Anadolu Agency. Observers believe Islamic State militants have dug in deep there, knocking holes between adjoining buildings to allow them max... [Full Article...]

Millwall boss wants action after Son suffers 'racist' chants

Millwall boss wants action after Son suffers 'racist' chants Tottenham player ratings: Vorm 7; Dier 7, Alderweireld 7, Vertonghen 8; Trippier 8, Wanyama 8, Winks 8, Davies 7; Son 10, Alli 8; Kane 6. Mounted police in riot gear struggled to keep order at times , with minor skirmishes also reported after the game . [Full Article...]

PS4 4.5 Update Out Tomorrow, Here's Everything It Adds

PS4 4.5 Update Out Tomorrow, Here's Everything It Adds Tomorrow, the wait for the PS4's new features ends as Sony shifts System Update 4.5 from beta to full release. Hook the PlayStation VR headset up to your PS4 in exactly the same way as you would when you're about to play a game on it. This feature has been created to provide better performance for select legacy titles that have not been patched to take advantage of the PS4 Pro's faster CPU and i... [Full Article...]


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