Author: 0 Out on Oculus VR now, Facebook Spaces is a virtual social life

In an apparent concession that virtual and augmented reality are taking longer than expected to blossom, Facebook Inc. today announced a raft of more pragmatic VR and AR services and partnerships that it hopes will jumpstart both. That's pretty much the opposite of how Facebook Spaces is shown in the video. Zuckerberg quickly moved on to demonstrate a few examples of how the Camera Effects platform could spur new experiences, such as raining virtual Skittles down into a room, watering ...

Author: 0 Samsung launching Galaxy S8 in India on April 19

In the United States and some other markets, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones will hit store shelves on 21st of April. Samsung Electronics (SSNLF) said Thursday that preorders for the Galaxy S8 are surpassing preorders of the Galaxy 7, which underscores how quick consumers are to forgive the consumer electronics company for its debacle with the disastrous Galaxy Note 7.

Author: 0 Google marks Earth Day with its Doodle

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Saturday marked the World Earth Day, with a pledge to further intensify its research-based activities to save the planet from environmental hazards. Because there is only one Earth. This disturbed, the fox enlists two friends to be more thoughtful about conservation-the trio eat vegetables, grow plants, ride bikes and use solar energy.

Author: 0 EPA chief to tour lead-contaminated Indiana housing complex

Republican and Democratic lawmakers representing the Midwestern states around the Great Lakes raised concerns over the past two days after a report by the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper that the EPA was considering closing its Region 5 office.

Science New footage of blue whales feeding in South Taranaki Bight
Author: 0 New footage of blue whales feeding in South Taranaki Bight

U.S. researchers have managed to capture the world's largest sea creature feasting on their only type of prey off New Zealand's coast. In the next shot in the video, a blue whale turns on its side as it approaches a small krill patch, signalling it's ready to lunge.

Science Lower Earnings Target Projections: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.'s (FCAU)
Author: 0 Lower Earnings Target Projections: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.'s (FCAU)

Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. It provides passenger cars, light trucks, and light commercial vehicles under the Abarth, Alfa Romeo , Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat , Fiat Professional, Jeep , Lancia, and Ram brand names; and luxury vehicles under the Maserati brand, as well as related service parts and accessories, and service contracts under the Mopar brand.

Science Prince's band the Revolution brings jubilant vibe to Paisley Park performance
Author: 0 Prince's band the Revolution brings jubilant vibe to Paisley Park performance

On April 21, 2016, the 57-year-old performer was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Minneapolis-are compound Paisley Park and was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. To that end, Light believes it's imperative that Prince's estate finds a way to ensure to illustrate the musician's impact. Prince's music "was something you could always put on if you wanted to make people dance at a party", she said.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 is Gaining Popularity

Now, both the phones will be rolled out in the US, South Korea, and some European countries starting this April 21. It did not give out details on pricing or launch date for the two devices . It is said that LG is also working on one and that we might also see it this year. So that's the roundup for the Galaxy S9 flagship phones from Samsung for 2018.

Science Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought
Author: 0 Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought

On the other hand, channels and streams can run as far as 75 miles, starting from as close as 375 miles from the South Pole at 4,300 feet above sea level. The most recent example of such an incident in the disintegration of the Larsen Ice Shelf. "So we really can't tell what the future holds for any one particular ice shelf".

Science What would it mean if Apple stopped mining for iPhone materials?
Author: 0 What would it mean if Apple stopped mining for iPhone materials?

Now recycling old products is a great way to harvest materials, but some folks are claiming that the rules governing what Apple's recycling partners can and can't do with old machines could be far more environmentally friendly. "While transitioning to 100 percent recycled materials is critical to reducing the sector's footprint, it is also fundamental for Apple and other major IT companies to design products that last, are easy to fix, and recyclable at their end of life", stressed ...

Author: 0 Galaxy S8 owners complain of 'red-tinted' display borkage

The Samsung Galaxy S8 hasn't officially launch yet, but the rumour mill is already turning out more news about the still unannounced Note 8. However, the red tint issue comes at a very bad time for Samsung especially after Galaxy Note 7's battery issue a year ago.

Author: 0 Russia denies it is moving troops close to North Korea

The threat came as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the USA was looking at ways to pressure North Korea to the negotiation table over its nuclear program. Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay. "And I share that vision and impatience", Pence told Japan's Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso at the start of the talks.

Science Dhanush Wins Case Against Couple Claiming To Be His Parents
Author: 0 Dhanush Wins Case Against Couple Claiming To Be His Parents

Dhanush and his parents say that the old couple is claiming false news for Money whereas the old couple from Madurai is saying that Dhanush is the same person whom they lost when he was a child. As per the court's advice, the old couple within some days has submitted the birth marks details of their alleged son Dhanush. Actor Dhanush is the son of filmmaker Kasthuriraja and Vijayalakshmi.

Author: 0 Samsung has started firmware development for the Galaxy Note 8

With the imminent arrival of the Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus, Samsung has recently released a list of specs and feature comparison between the current Galaxy S7 and its soon-to-be-released successor. Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of Samsung Group on Friday denied bribery allegations in his first court hearing held in relation to a massive corruption scandal that ousted President Park Geun-hye.

Author: 0 Facebook built a virtual Facebook. Here is what we know so far

Facebook Spaces , its new VR app, lets you chat with friends in a 3D virtual environment. It's arguably more social than Facebook itself, though to get the full Spaces experience, your friends need to be online at the same time as you are.

Science Blackstone's first-quarter profit more than doubles on sale of assets
Author: 0 Blackstone's first-quarter profit more than doubles on sale of assets

Blackstone said the sale of assets for top dollar allowed it to pay its second-highest quarterly dividend ever at 87 cents per common unit. Blackstone Group also was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Pittenger & Anderson Inc. now owns 4,000 shares of the company's stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 450 shares in the last quarter. Analysts expect that Blackstone Group LP will post $2.81 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Author: 0 Trump to Welcome Italy's PM in DC

Mr Trump made his comments on the attack at a White House press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. President Donald Trump said Thursday that he does not see the USA playing a role in helping to stabilize Libya , because the US has enough roles right now.

Science Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices
Author: 0 Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices

You'll have to ask the assistants to ask the Mercedes me app to get anything done - for example, saying "O.K., Google, tell Mercedes me to start my vehicle", will get your engine running remotely. The surprising thing here is that Google Home doesn't yet work with G Suite accounts, nor does it even let you add events to your Google Calendar. The news has alarmed a large number of consumers, who wish not to be disturbed with ads playing on their smart devices.

Science Man who discovered missing student speaks out
Author: 0 Man who discovered missing student speaks out

Barry said he paid to fuel up their vehicle, gave them an extra $40 in cash and set them up in a nearby cabin on the remote property in Cecilville, a rural area near the OR border with little to no cellphone service. Cummins was sacked by the school the day after he and Thomas disappeared. "She is a little girl in every sense of the word", Whatley's statement said.

Author: 0 Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules

Trump's order directs Mnuchin to determine if the authority could lead to costs for the Treasury, and hence to taxpayers. "Whether health care gets done or doesn't get done, we're going to get tax reform done", Mnuchin said Thursday at a conference in Washington.

Science Nat & Friends video explores how Google Earth's 3D imagery is made
Author: 0 Nat & Friends video explores how Google Earth's 3D imagery is made

Voyager , which was introduced Tuesday, allows Earth's bored employees to feed their wanderlust and pretend they are somewhere - anywhere - other than the office cubicle they are actually sitting in. It's the first time that Earth can be reached on a web browser instead of through applications installed on devices. "In an ad hoc, kind of grassroots manner, people were using it to tell stories", she said.

Science Not waiting for any decision: Nawaz Sharif
Author: 0 Not waiting for any decision: Nawaz Sharif

Police in riot gear on Thursday surrounded Pakistan's highest court in the capital, Islamabad , as it prepared to deliver a decision that could unseat Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations related to the Panama Papers leaks.

Author: 0 Samsung's Second Galaxy S8 All Screen Design Is All About The 'Infinity'

We're a little over a week away from the release of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus to consumers. According to ComputerWorld , the Galaxy S8 seems to have materialized all the speculated features of the new iPhone . The reports from Huffington Post, IB Times suggests that the launch of Samsung S8, S8 Plus will be on April 19. It seems that if you pre-ordered a Samsung Galaxy S8 in the USA, you might be one of the lucky few customers to receive a free speaker dock if you ...

Science Curbelo leads bipartisan call for USA to uphold Paris climate deal commitments
Author: 0 Curbelo leads bipartisan call for USA to uphold Paris climate deal commitments

Given the heightened financial risks associated with climate change, resisting Trump's executive order to roll back Wall Street transparency regulations should be a top priority. The money collected from the fee would be returned to households as a regular monthly dividend. In signing the Paris Agreement in 2015, China agreed to cut its carbon emissions from what their 2005 measures were by 60 to 65 percent per each unit of GDP by 2030.

Author: 0 SL Green Realty Corp (SLG) Rating Lowered to C at TheStreet

After $0.81 actual EPS reported by DXC Technology Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.70% EPS growth. CSC's profit will be $114.91M for 20.54 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. Waterfront Prtn accumulated 123,975 shares. The Q2 2017 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$0.08 per share. Winfield Associate reported 20 shares.

Author: 0 North Korean Nuclear Showdown

You read Clinton's book, he said, 'Oh we made such a great peace deal, ' and it was a joke. The warning came after a tense weekend during which North Korea celebrated the birthdate of the regime's founder Kim Il-Sung with a massive military parade highlighting its growing missile capabilities.

Science Starbucks barista goes on spectacularly angry rant about Unicorn Frappuccinos
Author: 0 Starbucks barista goes on spectacularly angry rant about Unicorn Frappuccinos

Many Phoenix locations were sold out by afternoon on release day (April 19), and several stores saw profits in the thousands of dollars that day, due to the Unicorn Frappuccino alone. Elizabeth Collier concocted the blue and pink milkshake-like drink a few months ago. Mike Fahey of Kotaku's Snacktaku has shared his opinion of the Unicorn Frappuccino , saying, "It's all about the spectacle".

Science Boris Johnson insists Britain will 'stand alongside' Donald Trump against North Korea
Author: 0 Boris Johnson insists Britain will 'stand alongside' Donald Trump against North Korea

However, the UN Security Council and the Secretariat have failed to respond to their demand to date. Russian Federation today denied that it had blocked UN Security Council condemnation of North Korea's latest missile test. Said Abe: "It goes without saying that it is a matter of paramount importance for us to seek diplomatic efforts as well as peaceable settlements of the issue".

Author: 0 Ingredients for life exist on Saturn's moon Enceladus

The discovery is not a surefire guarantee that there's life on Enceladus, or anywhere else beyond Earth, but it is the "closest we've come, so far, to identifying a place with some of the ingredients needed for a habitable environment", according to NASA's Thomas Zurbuchen, as quoted in a press release .

Author: 0 NASA Announces Evidence Saturn's Moon Could Support Life

The discovery of this chemical energy source means Enceladus is now the very best place to look for life outside of Earth, with conditions that could be just right for alien microbes to survive. In the fall of 2015, NASA spacecraft Cassini flew through a plume of vapor escaping from a crack in the moon's icy surface. Enceladus is the sixth largest moon orbiting Saturn.

Science Next Final Fantasy 15 Update Detailed
Author: 0 Next Final Fantasy 15 Update Detailed

As per Gematsu's translation of the press release, it will include a new "Stable Mode" for PS4 Pro users. And in case you felt FFXV's music selection to be rather limited, Square Enix is adding more tracks to the library. New weapons will be obtainable by completing timed quests and climbing the leaderboards with an all new ranking system. That way, you can listen to new tunes as you cruise on the regalia wearing the new sticker that also comes with the update.

Science China tries to drive away planes with top Filipino officials
Author: 0 China tries to drive away planes with top Filipino officials

Padilla said the warning appeared to have come from the Chinese base in nearby Subi Reef, which has been turned into an artificial island, and is about 20 nautical miles from Pag-Asa. " Those were just exchanges and no untoward incident happened ", Lorenzana told reporters, adding that those normally transpire amid the unresolved territorial conflicts.

Science ISIS claims Paris attack ahead of vote
Author: 0 ISIS claims Paris attack ahead of vote

Although Karim Cheurfi was known to French authorities he was not on a watch list of people suspected of posing a security risk, a spokesperson for the Paris prosecutor's office said. On Thursday, Trump offered his condolences from Washington . "I saw three guys coming in a (green) Audi and shoot on the police and kill one of the police, and injure one, said Alex Fofana, an eyewitness".

Science Donald Trump Congratulates Turkey's Erdogan On Referendum Win
Author: 0 Donald Trump Congratulates Turkey's Erdogan On Referendum Win

Binali Yildirim said the electoral board would rule on the main opposition Republican People's Party's request for the referendum's annulment. The opposition is particularly incensed by a last-minute move by the YSK to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp.

Author: 0 Serena Williams drops pregnancy bombshell and the internet can't deal

Tennis queen Serena Williams took to social media on Wednesday morning to announce her pregnancy on Snapchat. A spokesperson for the tennis player has confirmed that she and fiancé Alexis Ohanian are expecting their first child. As all of her ranking points will drop before her return, it's worth noting that pregnancy is covered in the WTA's protected rankings system, though Williams would also be eligible for unlimited wild cards as part of the WTA's exemption for Grand Slam and WTA ...

Science Xiaomi Mi6 Specs, Price and Release Date: Everything We Know So Far
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi6 Specs, Price and Release Date: Everything We Know So Far

That's the same chip used in Samsung's latest Galaxy S8, with Xiaomi also making use of Qualcomm's latest processor in the standard Mi 6 model. It's not quite like what we expected leading up to the launch, but the Mi 6 comes with a fingerprint scanner placed beneath the display glass.

Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic suffers knee injury, early prognosis is 'fairly negative'

Asked if Romero is now the club's confirmed first choice for the rest of the European campaign, Mourinho said, "No, he's not my goalkeeper for the Europa League". "I imagine the players are more exhausted than me but we are in the draw [on Friday] and we still have the dream to win the competition". "We saw in the first leg what they can do and we know it is going to be very hard, and we know that pretty much everyone in our team is going to have to put in a ideal performance".

Science GoPro's Fusion spherical camera is six GoPros in one
Author: 0 GoPro's Fusion spherical camera is six GoPros in one

Not to mention the fact that it was bulky also made it less than ideal. The company has announced a pilot program for the new GoPro Fusion , a spherical camera that records at a 5.2K resolution. The company calls this "OverCapture", or reframing. The company first hinted that it's working on a consumer-level 360-degree camera in a promo video showing its partnership with MotoGP.

Science Meteor shower to light up Vietnamese skies this weekend
Author: 0 Meteor shower to light up Vietnamese skies this weekend

The meteors appear to emanate from the constellation Lyra the Harp, near the bright star Vega, which rises in late evening and passes almost overhead shortly before dawn, the magazine said. The higher Vega is in the sky, the more Lyrids are likely to be seen. "If you want to catch them, I guess that's the place to go", Gaebel said. Lie down comfortably on a blanket or lawn chair, and look straight up.

Author: 0 Samsung S8, S8 Plus India Launch Set for April 19

Samsung Electronics has unveiled three new enterprise versions of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus that are customized for local partners and their customers. With Samsung's flagship smartphone launched recently, it is safe to say that things are just starting to heat up for some of its features, particularly its voice assistant.

Author: 0 Pence reiterates that all options on table on N. Korea

Pence on Monday had traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea, where he warned North Korea's leaders that after years of testing the US and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, " the era of strategic patience is over ".

Author: 0 Egyptian-American woman freed in Egypt goes home on US military plane

Aya Hijazi, who is of Egyptian-American heritage, was released and brought back to her family in Washington , The Washington Post reported on Thursday. "I just want to let everybody know, in case there was any doubt, that we are very much behind President al-Sissi". "We are very happy to have Aya back", Trump said in the Oval Office as he greeted her and her family.

Science HTC Vive Comes to India Starting Rs. 92990
Author: 0 HTC Vive Comes to India Starting Rs. 92990

At least, that's how HTC sees it, as the company behind the HTC Vive virtual reality headset has announced three grant recipients that will premiere as part of its VR For Impact initiative. For the Indian audience, HTC is bundling the Everest VR and the Richie's Plank Experience for free. The Everest VR experience uses a sequence of immersive first person locations to lets users feel what it is like to climb Mount Everest.

Science Microsoft introduces To-Do app
Author: 0 Microsoft introduces To-Do app

If the task is daily, weekly, monthly or yearly, you can set a recurring date reminder to alert you about getting that activity done. Also, list sharing is not possible in the To-Do. To its credit, Microsoft does offer a 2-year MS Store warranty, which sounds more reassuring than what some shady online shop promised you in bold, pink Comic Sans writing.

Science Kim Jong-un warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike' against U.S.
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike' against U.S.

The United States and Russian Federation clashed at the United Nations on Wednesday over a USA -drafted Security Council statement to condemn North Korea's latest failed ballistic missile test. -Korea policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Noting Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Pence said, " North Korea would do well not to test his resolve", or the USA armed forces in the region.

Author: 0 Samsung unveils customized enterprise versions of Galaxy S8

Samsung galaxy S8 and S8+ will introduce the company's very first in-house voice-based virtual assistant "Bixby". If previous Galaxy Active iterations are any indication, the purported Samsung Galaxy S8 Active should sport roughly the same high-end specs as the regular Galaxy S8 flagship, but with extra ruggedness to make it more durable.