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Author: 0 Nokia 8 vs. Nokia 9 - The Theory So Far

The phone is expected to run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box, which will obviously run the stock version of the OS. The Nokia 8, according to tipsters, will have a price tag of Euro 589 (around Rs 43,300). However, it is not yet known whether the handset manufacturer will mimic the dual camera setups that other OEMs like LG and Huawei have implemented or if HMD will equip the device with its own novel design.

Science Almost 100 volcanoes found lurking beneath Antarctica
Author: 0 Almost 100 volcanoes found lurking beneath Antarctica

The volcanoes were found in the West Antarctic Rift System, a 2200-mile long stretch housing volcanoes as small as 326 feet to as large as 12,600 feet-all completely encased under the ice. Their results do not indicate whether the volcanoes are active, but should inform ongoing research into seismic monitoring in the area. That is something we need to determine as quickly as possible'.

Science Is this the Huawei Mate 10?
Author: 0 Is this the Huawei Mate 10?

Well, images of the alleged Mate 10 have now been posted on China's social media platform Weibo . Huawei's CEO Richard Yu, last month had hinted that the Mate 10 could come with a bezel-less display. Huawei plans to produce close to 40 mln of the Kirin 970 system-on-chip (SoC) altogether, which will make Huawei one of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's top five clients, said the source.

Science Google Pixel 2 sports 'Active Edge' sides: FCC filing
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 sports 'Active Edge' sides: FCC filing

According to a recent FCC filing, the Pixel 2 will be made once again by HTC and could sport the HTC U11's "squeeze" feature . Now that details about the HTC-made Pixel have come out, expect details about the larger phone to be out soon.

Science Samsung Supercharges Storage With Portable SSD T5
Author: 0 Samsung Supercharges Storage With Portable SSD T5

Boasting incredible transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s and up to 2 TB of storage on a single drive, Samsung's latest is created to work for traveling photographers and videographers who don't want to waste weight and space on larger, heavier HDDs.

Science Aberdeen completes merger with Standard Life
Author: 0 Aberdeen completes merger with Standard Life

The £11bn merger - which has created the second largest fund manager in Europe - officially completed yesterday but Barclays analyst Daniel Garrod can already see the benefits. Standard Life's Global Absolute Returns Strategies fund had a well-documented hard year in 2016 but Garrod thinks the "improving momentum" behind the flagship fund bodes well, as does the encouraging performance of Aberdeen's Global - Emerging Markets fund.

Science North Korea Releases Photos Of Kim Reviewing Guam Attack Plan
Author: 0 North Korea Releases Photos Of Kim Reviewing Guam Attack Plan

President Donald Trump said he would respond to further threats from North Korea with " fire and fury ", and North Korea threatened to attack Guam , a USA territory. Guam Governor Eddie Calvo speaks during an interview with Reuters at the government complex on the island of Guam, a U.S. Pacific Territory, August 10, 2017 .

Science Google Allo finally gets a web app, but it's kind of pointless
Author: 0 Google Allo finally gets a web app, but it's kind of pointless

And since the web client basically mirrors what's on your phone, if your device runs out of battery or for some reason disconnects from the internet, you won't be able to use Allo Web anymore. Almost every Allo feature is supported, including group chats, incognito conversations, stickers, and, most importantly, Google Assistant. With your phone, you scan the unique code that's displayed on the Allo website , which will pair your app with the computer.

Science Middle-earth: Shadow of War 'Terror Tribe' trailer
Author: 0 Middle-earth: Shadow of War 'Terror Tribe' trailer

Awards and the BAFTA for Game Design. The video features enough shots of violence, blood, and torture, to understand why they are considered a special group even amongst Orcs. Well, you won't see the game's true ending then (which apparently ties the events of Shadow of War directly to Lord of the Rings ). Do you think you will go for the "true" ending, or call it the day after the first one? Or don't if you don't want spoilers.

Science North Korea's Kim to Trump: It's your move
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim to Trump: It's your move

KCNA said on Wednesday a mass rally was held in Pyongyang to support the government. Tensions have increased as North Korea advanced toward being able to hit the mainland United States with a nuclear-armed missile. A state media statement said: "The Hwasong-12 rockets to be launched by the KPA [Korean People's Army] will cross the sky above Shimane, Hiroshima and Koichi [Kochi] Prefectures of Japan".

Science Amazon announces AWS Macie security tool, Glue ETL service
Author: 0 Amazon announces AWS Macie security tool, Glue ETL service

It then assigns each data item a business value and monitors that item to detect any suspicious activity based on access patterns. Today, Amazon Macie is available to protect data stored in Amazon S3 , with support for additional AWS data stores coming later this year.

Science Amazon announces AWS Macie security tool, Glue ETL service
Author: 0 Amazon announces AWS Macie security tool, Glue ETL service

It then assigns each data item a business value and monitors that item to detect any suspicious activity based on access patterns. Today, Amazon Macie is available to protect data stored in Amazon S3 , with support for additional AWS data stores coming later this year.

Science Solar eclipse to bring total darkness to 10 states
Author: 0 Solar eclipse to bring total darkness to 10 states

He says that holds true whether those lenses are on glasses, cameras, telescopes or binoculars. ABC 17 News has been telling your for months you need special eclipse-viewing glasses to protect yourself from permanent eye damage including blindness.

Science Aetna in secret talks with Apple about giving members Apple Watches
Author: 0 Aetna in secret talks with Apple about giving members Apple Watches

These meetings, held on Thursday and Friday of last week in Southern California, reportedly involved top executives from both companies, including Myoung Cha , who is in charge of Apple's special health projects, and hospital chief medical information officers from across the country.

Science Blizzard Announces New Name For Battle.net
Author: 0 Blizzard Announces New Name For Battle.net

The reasoning in 2016 was that there was "occasional confusion and inefficiencies" from Blizzard , the game development company, and Battle.net, the game launcher and matchmaking service, having different names. As the company itself said in an official statement , Battle.net is "the connective tissue that has brought Blizzard players together since 1996".

Science Uber's Travis Kalanick 'disappointed' that his very bad past caught up with him
Author: 0 Uber's Travis Kalanick 'disappointed' that his very bad past caught up with him

According to the lawsuit, its $27 million investment has translated into a 13 percent stake of the company, last valued at almost $70 billion, as well as 20 percent of its voting rights. The investors sued Kalanick last week, alleging that he had been trying to game the board of directors in order to amass power for himself and mask "gross mismanagement and other misconduct" they say characterized his tenure.

Science Call of Duty: WWII's private beta begins on September 1st
Author: 0 Call of Duty: WWII's private beta begins on September 1st

The game itself should still be interesting for sure - the Call of Duty franchise is finally returning to its roots, providing grounded gameplay and stepping away from the sci-fi theme recent games in the franchise have focused on. For the beta, you'll have access to Operation Breakout. Developer Sledgehammer notes there will be "at least three" multiplayer maps included, suggesting more could be added before the beta wraps up.

Science Antarctic Volcanic Region: Land of Fire Under Ice?
Author: 0 Antarctic Volcanic Region: Land of Fire Under Ice?

Indeed, the discovery of so many previously-unknown volcanoes changes our conception of Antarctica as a volcanic region, both in the past, present, and future. There is another possibility, though, which is that the protrusions of the subglacial volcanoes could act to "pin" parts of the ice sheet in place, the study found.

Science Children Die After Hospital Falls Past Due On Oxygen Bill
Author: 0 Children Die After Hospital Falls Past Due On Oxygen Bill

He also added that the principal of BRD Medical College has been suspended due to leniency in performing his duty. Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda also spoke to Yogi Adityanath in this regard. Referring to the probe ordered by the Uttar Pradesh government, the Congress leader wondered, "How can an accused probe allegations against himself?" The Chief Minister has said it would be "heinous" if the children had died because of a disruption in oxygen supply.

Science Soon you'll be able to catch Mewtwo in Pokemon Go
Author: 0 Soon you'll be able to catch Mewtwo in Pokemon Go

To participate in a exclusive raid battle for MewTwo , you will need to do the following. "The invitations will include advance warning of when the exclusive raid will take place, giving them ample time to coordinate with other trainers before taking on the powerful raid boss".

Science Google announces support for voice search in eight more Indian languages
Author: 0 Google announces support for voice search in eight more Indian languages

The new Indian languages are Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu . A massive 30 new languages "covering more than a billion people" are officially supported in the latest update for both Gboard on Android and Voice Search , bringing the grand total to a staggering 119 "language varieties".

Science Facebook reportedly returns to China via new app
Author: 0 Facebook reportedly returns to China via new app

Now it seems, Zuckerberg is trying a completely different tactic: secretly entering China by anonymously releasing an app there. FACEBOOK has nearly always been on the outs with the Chinese government, but they may have found a way around the Great Firewall: a secret photo-sharing app called Colorful Balloons that has been available in the country since May this year.

Science Shonda Rhimes Is Leaving ABC for Netflix-but TGIT
Author: 0 Shonda Rhimes Is Leaving ABC for Netflix-but TGIT "Remains Intact"

I hear she negotiated an early exit so she can go to Netflix . According to The Wall Street Journal , Rhimes's deal with ABC was worth more than $10 million a year, generating more than $2 billion in revenue for the network. Netflix already has the shows in some markets outside the US. Additionally, How to Get Away with Murder streams everywhere else in the world on Netflix, with Grey's Anatomy and Scandal available on Netflix in many regions as well.

Author: 0 Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam

Accusing his predecessors of insufficient action, Trump said it was time somebody stood up to Kim Jong Un. Taking out Guam-bound missiles would require successful intercepts by ship-based SM-3 "hit-to-kill" missiles over the Sea of Japan or land-based PAC-3 "Patriot" missiles on Guam.

Science SoundCloud Receives Investment from The Raine Group & Temasek
Author: 0 SoundCloud Receives Investment from The Raine Group & Temasek

Today, Ljung made a statement through the firm's blog announcing that The Raine Group and Temasek have just sealed the deal on the largest financing round in the history of the company. Trainor plans to emphasize developing tools for musicians, DJs and other creators to use on SoundCloud , as he did with video creators on Vimeo by charging subscribers to use the video-sharing, marketing and analytics tools.

Science Nokia 5 to be Sold Offline in India Starting from 15 August
Author: 0 Nokia 5 to be Sold Offline in India Starting from 15 August

Nokia 5 smartphone along with Nokia 6 was last month reported to be available for sale in mid-August. Finnish start-up HMD Global , which owns the Nokia brand, on Monday announced the release of " Nokia 5 " smartphone in India. Nokia 5 features a 5.2-inch 2.5D curved HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels. The company is providing a MicroSD card slot that can accommodate a card of up to 128GB.

Science Cedar Hill firefighters warn against Amazon solar eclipse glasses
Author: 0 Cedar Hill firefighters warn against Amazon solar eclipse glasses

Cheap knockoffs may not be safe for your eyes and staring at the sun through them could cause damage you may not realize until later. Many other people received similar emails from Amazon for eclipse glasses, as stores are selling out of the hot-ticket items with one week to go before the eclipse.

Science What is a solar eclipse?
Author: 0 What is a solar eclipse?

The event is free to those who pre-registered. The eclipse will peak, with the maximum surface of the sun covered, around 2:33 p.m., and that will last about two minutes and 31 seconds. NOVA will follow teams working on the forefront of solar science and solar storm detection, incorporating immersive CGI animation to reveal the sun's secret mechanisms, stunning sequences of the eclipse itself, NASA footage, and more .

Author: 0 Getting the ideal photo of the Eclipse with your smartphone

Should the day be rainy or cloudy, the event will take place inside the library's second-floor Veterans Room, where the eclipse will be live-streamed. Check with your eye doctor for information about safely viewing the eclipse . To ensure safety, the American Astronomical Society is now recommending people buy their eclipse glasses from one of the vendors on its curated list.

Science Elon Musk's AI bot beats world-class gamers at Dota 2
Author: 0 Elon Musk's AI bot beats world-class gamers at Dota 2

In the live Shadow Fiend mirror match against Dendi , the bot executed an impossibly flawless creep block, perfectly balanced creep aggro, and even recognized and cancelled Dendi's healing items. Dota 2 , which is played by over 10 million people monthly is normally played between two teams of 5 players with the goal of collectively destroying a large structure defended by the opposing team known as the "Ancient", whilst defending their own.

Science Are total solar eclipses possible on other planets?
Author: 0 Are total solar eclipses possible on other planets?

Meade told a news portal this month, "The Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017, is a major - huge - harbinger". On Aug. 21, the moon will block the sun's light along a 70-mile-wide path from the West Coast to the East Coast of the United States.

Author: 0 Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYA) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Liberty Global plc had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Pivotal Research. August 7 investment analysts at Morgan Stanley maintained a stock rating of "Equal-Weight" but lowered the price target to $38.00 from $43.00. RMB Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC during the first quarter valued at $4,981,000. Janus Capital Management LLC continued to hold its position in Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILAK) during the first quarter, according to its ...

Science Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)- Stocks Shining Bright on Wall Street
Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)- Stocks Shining Bright on Wall Street

The difference of 52 week low value as well as 52 week high value and the current price of the stock suggests the next move of the shares. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. Segantii Capital Management Ltd's holdings in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. were worth $286,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.45 earnings per share.

Science Where to Buy Eclipse Glasses: Trustworthy Sources Amid Fakes
Author: 0 Where to Buy Eclipse Glasses: Trustworthy Sources Amid Fakes

How weird is it that the moon can basically exactly block out the sun? "I think people will be interested to see how people react to such a long eclipse". "Otherwise the total phase will depend on where you are and how close to the "center line" you are", Nelson said. In addition to shedding more light on the dynamics of the sun's atmosphere, the images could reveal whether a hypothesized family of asteroids between Mercury and the sun exists.

Science Final hearing on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute will start December 5
Author: 0 Final hearing on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute will start December 5

The court also wanted time as substitutes of several petitioners and respondents who were no longer alive could be made party in the case by serving them notice and copy of the documents. "Shia Board, having the jurisdiction and authority of superintendence over Shia Waqf, has come out with an appeal to this Court that in lieu of the one-third share of the land, they will be given land elsewhere for the Mosque".

Science Library to host solar eclipse program
Author: 0 Library to host solar eclipse program

Solar eclipse glasses can be purchased at the 7-Eleven stores in San Luis Obispo and at Walmart in Santa Maria. Prior to that, the last eclipse to traverse from coast to coast was June 8, 1918. For more information on how to view the 2017 solar eclipse safely, visit NASA's website . The National Park Service is encouraging visitors to prepare to have a safe viewing opportunity during the eclipse.

Science Morocco Confirms its Bid to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Morocco Confirms its Bid to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

If the bid is successful, it will be the second time Africa will be hosting the tourney after South Africa in 2010. Morocco's chances of winning the 2026 hosting rights may be boosted by its huge tourism industry and its reputation as a relatively liberal Islamic country.

Author: 0 Motorola's final Moto X4 design and specifications leak

The most prominent feature visible is the Moto X4's dual rear camera setup. For example, we now know the Moto X4 will come with both USB-C port and 3.5mm audio jack port. The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch AMOLED screen with Quad HD 1440 x 2560 resolution, ShatterShield protection, 4GB RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, 64GB onboard storage, microSD card slot, storage expansion up to 2TB, and Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

Science Nintendo faces lawsuit over Switch design
Author: 0 Nintendo faces lawsuit over Switch design

Accessory maker Gamevice is suing Nintendo over its popular Switch console. "Nintendo's infringement has caused, and is continuing to cause, damage and irreparable injury to Gamevice, and Gamevice will continue to suffer damage and irreparable injury unless and until that infringement is enjoined by this court", said the complaint.

Author: 0 Nvidia beats expectations with 56% growth in Q2 revenues

Analysts were expecting US$2.13 billion. Analysts expected 70 cents and $1.96 billion. One question is whether Nvidia's earnings got a boost from cryptocurrency's popularity, as rival Advanced Micro Devices cited the possibility of demand for graphics cards from cryptocurrency miners.

Science Disney Is Being Sued For Collecting Personal Data From Young App Users
Author: 0 Disney Is Being Sued For Collecting Personal Data From Young App Users

The suit was filed Thursday in a federal court in Northern California. Specifically, the complaint alleges that Disney is in violation of the Children's Online Privacy Act ( COPPA ). The suit states that this practice violates the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ( COPPA ), which was established in 1999 and created to protect children's privacy online.

Science Global Study Says 2016 Was Warmest Year on Record
Author: 0 Global Study Says 2016 Was Warmest Year on Record

Last year topped 2015 as the world's warmest year in 137 years of record keeping, according to the 27th annual State of the Climate report . "And given that model forecasts made decades ago successfully predicted the human-caused warming that has occurred since, the only thing that is "nothing more than speculation" and in defiance of "the principles of scientific integrity" is Lamar Smith's fossil-fueled attack on the scientific discipline".

Science Assault-accused Manana keeps VIP security
Author: 0 Assault-accused Manana keeps VIP security

South Africa's Deputy Minister for Higher Education has been forced to issue an apology after reports emerged that he had kicked and punched a woman at a nightclub. Manana, who reportedly handed himself to the police on Thursday morning, briefly appeared at the Randburg Magistrate's Court on two charges of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Science 2016 down as warmest year on record
Author: 0 2016 down as warmest year on record

The report also said the global surface temperature observed was the highest on record last year, aided by the strong El Niño early in the year. Global sea levels achieved a new record high in 2016, the sixth year in a row that Earth has seen an increase in sea levels.

Science IPhone 8 facial recognition will support Apple Pay, third party apps
Author: 0 IPhone 8 facial recognition will support Apple Pay, third party apps

He found "API evidence" that the iPhone 8's display will host a virtual home button that can be resized or hidden entirely in accordance with the app that is open in a specific moment. All information available about the iPhone 8 suggests the phone will look unbelievable and that it will be another Apple success. Apple has been waiting for the right moment to add wireless charging to its smartphone line-up, and in 2017 it might finally catch up with the Android competition.

Science Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years
Author: 0 Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years

Wi-Fi connection on the Tube is now provided by Virgin Media at most stations. The Mayor further announced the Digital Connectivity Funding Forum which will be held in the City Hall. The Elizabeth Line will be the first track to introduce mobile coverage, but this will not be live until December 2018. It's all part of a bit push to eliminate "not spots" in London and turn us into a world-class, digitally connected city.

Science Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Even Things Out With Apple
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Even Things Out With Apple

Sure, the Galaxy S8 is so far the best Android smartphone in the market . We know the specs it would pack, the features it would boast, the probable design it would enclose itself - Everything! However, it does raise the question of whether there will be a 128GB mid-tier, or rather a higher-tier storage option of the regular, non-Emperor Galaxy Note 8 .