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Mathematics Genius Maryam Mirzakhani Has Died At 40

Mathematics Genius Maryam Mirzakhani Has Died At 40 From 2004 to 2008 she was a Clay Mathematics Institute Research Fellow and an assistant professor at Princeton University. Three years later, the Iranian math prodigy died on Saturday of cancer in a US hospital. "It breaks my heart. gone far too soon ", her friend, NASA scientist Firouz Naderi, posted on Instagram . "A light was turned off today. But also a daughter, a mother and a wife"... [Full Article...]

See a spot bigger than Earth rotate across the sun

See a spot bigger than Earth rotate across the sun Getting into the technical details, sunspots are patches on the surface of the sun that appear darker than their surroundings due to the loss of surface tension caused by magnetic flux, an intense concentration of complex magnetic fields, respectively. [Full Article...]

Congress Narrowly Rejects Anti-Trans Military Amendment

Congress Narrowly Rejects Anti-Trans Military Amendment Once the amendment comes to the floor, it will be the first time in history the US history has considered a measure specifically aimed at rolling back rights for transgender people. Following official ratification of the leadership's decision by the House Rules Committee later tonight, the amendment will head to the House floor. Niles-area Democratic Rep. [Full Article...]

Jupiter's Great Red Spot Just Got Its Close-Up

Jupiter's Great Red Spot Just Got Its Close-Up NASA says the images represent the first close-up view of the iconic red storm that swirls above Jupiter. As of April 3, 2017, the storm measured 10,159 miles across, or roughly 1.3 times as wide as our own planet. The spacecraft passed about 9,000 kilometers above the clouds of this iconic feature. Juno launched on August 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. [Full Article...]

Apple planning rear-facing 3D laser for future iPhone

Apple planning rear-facing 3D laser for future iPhone For the uninitiated, early reports regarding iPhone 8 hints that Apple would be moving the TouchID to the back of the smartphone in order to fit in a larger display with thin bezels in front. Laser beams bounce off objects and return to the sensor providing the precise depth of field for each. Current iPhones use another kind of autofocus called phase detection autofocus , which was introduce... [Full Article...]

Yandex Taxi and Uber decide to ride together

Yandex Taxi and Uber decide to ride together Yandex will take 59,3% of the shares, leaving 36,6% to Uber and 4,1% to the NewCo staff. "Partnership with Uber will help us broaden the quality of our service and the geographic scope of our business", says Tigran Khudaverdian, the director of Yandex .Taxi, director of the joint venture. [Full Article...]

Apple Unveils 2017 Back to School Promo in the United States, Canada

Apple Unveils 2017 Back to School Promo in the United States, Canada The promotion is essentially the same as last year's with one notable exception: The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are excluded. 25, students can get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones , or BeatsX Earphones with the purchase of a MacBook , MacBook Air , MacBook Pro , iMac , or Mac Pro . [Full Article...]

For Some Reason, a KFC Smartphone Exists

For Some Reason, a KFC Smartphone Exists KFC , which is owned by Yum! There are around 4,000 KFC restaurants in the country. Just kidding, the official reason is actually that Huawei and KFC both want to celebrate 30 years of existence in China . It will be available from Alibaba's TMall in China and will sport a 5in display, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage (with a microSD card slot), a fingerprint scanner, a 3020mAh batt... [Full Article...]

Apple has big plans for the iPhone line

Apple has big plans for the iPhone line Another major hurdle appears to be the advanced 3D sensor technology AAPL is incorporating in the new iPhone . Without confirming that's what the front-facing 3D sensor is for, my source says Apple has been struggling to get the sensor to work reliably. [Full Article...]

Facebook is expanding Messenger home screen ads worldwide

Facebook is expanding Messenger home screen ads worldwide Facebook has made a decision to introduce advertisements on its Messenger platform too, the social networking company has announced in a blog post . Like Audience Network, Messenger ads are an additional placement option when businesses run ads on Facebook. [Full Article...]

Health of Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Laureate, Is Said to Be Failing

Health of Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Laureate, Is Said to Be Failing Mr Liu's heath has deteriorated since authorities revealed last month (June) that he had been transferred from prison to a hospital due to late-stage liver cancer. "It's also legitimate to question if the authorities are releasing the information about his worsening health as an attempt to delay and justify not allowing Liu Xiaobo to leave the country", Poon said. [Full Article...]

NASA's Juno Spacecraft's Rendezvous With Jupiter's Mammoth Cyclone

NASA's Juno Spacecraft's Rendezvous With Jupiter's Mammoth Cyclone Juno launched on August 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. NASA's Juno spacecraft flew directly over Jupiter's "Great Red Spot" on Monday, and NASA is asking talented civilians to assist in processing the raw data it gathered. The process of reading data and images captured by Juno's imager and the camera will take few days, the probe contains total eight different science instrum... [Full Article...]

Microsoft's New iPhone App Helps Blind People 'See' What's Around Them

Microsoft's New iPhone App Helps Blind People 'See' What's Around Them Similarly, when reading documents to users, Seeing AI will provide spoken hints to ensure that all corners of the paper are properly captured. Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. It can also guess things like age and emotion. The app can be used in conjunction with social media apps, such as Facebook, to describe images. After scanning a product's barcode, in some cases... [Full Article...]

Microsoft eyes buffer zone in TV airwaves for rural internet

Microsoft eyes buffer zone in TV airwaves for rural internet The strategy of turning to unused TV spectrum, or white space , to expand high speed Internet access is not new to Microsoft , which has long sought to use vacant airwaves to provide cheap, wireless broadband. It will use the proceeds to invest in additional projects. The South Boston, Virginia-based telecommunications provider will contribute another $250,000 and use a $500,000 grant from t... [Full Article...]

Johanna Konta and Andy Murray make history with different approaches

Johanna Konta and Andy Murray make history with different approaches Wimbledon defended shunting top women players onto the outside courts on "Manic Monday", saying the big four of men's tennis were the marquee matches demanded by broadcasters and spectators. He's got one of the best backhands and he can play every shot. The victory vaults Querrey, who toppled then No. 1 Novak Djokovic a year ago, into his second straight Wimbledon quarterfinal. [Full Article...]

Safety issue stops Novak Djokovic moving to Centre Court, says Wimbledon

Safety issue stops Novak Djokovic moving to Centre Court, says Wimbledon Djokovic said that forcing players to battle marathon matches led to an unfair competition as the victor may have to return the following day to play. Both players served well but Novak was more effective behind his initial shot, to face only 2 break points in the entire match. The leading betting company in terms of live streaming, Bet365 showcase over 70,000 events every year, including some o... [Full Article...]

Google readies its UPI payment before Whatsapp

Google readies its UPI payment before Whatsapp In the next phase, it will have a wallet integrated into the Uber app. Ola, Uber's local rival, has already integrated UPI into Ola Money, its mobile wallet to pay drivers. UPI allows users to transact with multiple banks using a single mobile application. Google and apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook will have a pervasive presence in India. [Full Article...]

Sky Sports tweaks logo, reorganizes channel lineup

Sky Sports tweaks logo, reorganizes channel lineup The new package of ten channels and a schedule of live sport is available for £27.50 per month, which will remain frozen for 12 months. United Kingdom pay-TV broadcaster Sky Sports has confirmed details of its repackaged offer to viewers, bringing in a series of standalone single-sport channels in response to dramatic changes to consumption of television and live sport. [Full Article...]

Wake to be held for slain NYPD officer

Wake to be held for slain NYPD officer Soon after, officers shot and killed the gunman after they say he drew a weapon on them. NYPD officials said the shooting was unprovoked. A hospital spokesperson said St. She was a loving mother , daughter, sister and aunt to all of us. Sarah Malik - a local Staten Islander who manages Surriya Global Charities with her family - approached Bagels R Us and local legislators to host an event... [Full Article...]

Home Run Derby Odds: Stanton, Judge favored to win 7/10/17

Home Run Derby Odds: Stanton, Judge favored to win 7/10/17 Batters will have four minutes in each round to hit as many homers as they can. The vast majority of his home runs have been pulled into the right-field stands. Judge broke Joe DiMaggio's record for most home runs by a Yankees rookie on Friday. They offer a week long free trial, meaning you can watch ESPN free this week, including the Home Run Derby and All Star Game, as well as check out th... [Full Article...]


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