Science Instagram is growing faster than ever and now has 700 million users
Author: 0 Instagram is growing faster than ever and now has 700 million users

According to a recent New York Times article , Snapchat is debuting a new feature this week which will allow for three-dimensional objects to be put in the surroundings of a photo. Instagram has been building products specifically for these users that can't afford data plans or have weak connectivity. "Growth was driven by a number of factors, including our ability to better connect people with their friends on Instagram", a spokesperson told TechCrunch .

Science Whale and boat collisions may be more common
Author: 0 Whale and boat collisions may be more common

Alex Hill, the lead author of the study, who is a scientist with conservation group Whale and Dolphin Conservation, in Plymouth, Massachusetts said, "Vessel strikes could put both whales and boaters at significant risk". Endangered Species Act. Aside from ship strikes, humpback whales face several other threats, including entanglement, harassment from whale watchers, loss of habitat and commercial whaling.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 is Already Closing in on 1 Million Pre-Orders

Samsung confirmed last month that Bixby won't be available in the United Kingdom at launch anyway, noting that the Bixby button on the side of the S8 will act as a launcher for Bixby Home until the assistant becomes available. Samsung was basically looking at the movie trailer to point out the best commercial phone of Samsung until now. We'll just have to wait and see what a ruggedized version of the Infinity Display will look like and whether Samsung does something different with buttons.

Author: 0 Ming-Chi Kuo: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Feature Dual Rear Cameras

Samsung Electronics is bringing its latest flagship phones into India through Flipkart. "Considering the ratio was more than 70 percent for the Galaxy Note 7 past year, the figure for the S8 will be similar or more", an official of a telecom company said on condition of anonymity.

Author: 0 Trump plan would cut taxes for companies _ and people, too

Meanwhile, the uppermost marginal rate - paid by the most affluent households - will be 35 percent, according this document, as opposed to the 33 percent that Trump proposed during the campaign . "We're going to cut taxes and simplify the tax code by taking the current seven tax brackets we have today and reducing them to only three brackets-a 10 percent bracket, a 25 percent bracket, and a 35 percent bracket", Cohn said.

Science Google co-founder Sergey Brin is reportedly building his own secret airship
Author: 0 Google co-founder Sergey Brin is reportedly building his own secret airship

The people familiar with the project said Brin has always been fascinated by airships. Ames is located near Alphabet Inc.'s headquarters in Mountain View, California. He went on to describe a prototype he was considering of a helium-based craft that appeared to breathe. "As you do that, air is taken in from the outside into essentially like lungs that are attached in the side of the vehicle".

Author: 0 Trump wants a review of national monuments

Zinke said he would seek local feedback before making his recommendations, and added any move by Trump to ultimately reverse a monument designation could be tricky. Environmentalists fear this order will unleash a wave of new oil and gas extraction, which was a Trump campaign promise. Trump accused the Obama administration of using the Antiquities Act to "unilaterally put millions of acres of land and water under strict federal control" - a practice Trump derided as "a massive federal ...

Science Great white shark feasts on dead humpback whale
Author: 0 Great white shark feasts on dead humpback whale

The humpback whale had been nicknamed Scarlet . He posted online: 'Big female white shark tearing chunks off Scarlett the whale. "She was swimming upside-down, just swimming around like she was very happy and satisfied". Scarlet also has been spotted in the Santa Barbara Channel and as far north as OR, according to Happy Whale , a marine research group that tracks whales.

Science Trump, Italy's PM Talk Trade & Security Ahead Of G-7 Summit
Author: 0 Trump, Italy's PM Talk Trade & Security Ahead Of G-7 Summit

Mr. Trump warned that Iran was not living up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal it signed with the USA and other world powers during the Obama administration. But when she was spotted in Trump Tower in January, Trump's team made it clear that no meetings were scheduled. Trump on Thursday praised Italy's contributions to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and its efforts to promote stability in Libya.

Science Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels Expansion revealed ahead of 9th May release
Author: 0 Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels Expansion revealed ahead of 9th May release

Microsoft said you'll be able to earn 28 achievements worth 500 gamerscore by playing the expansion. The Hot Wheels expansion will be free for Expansion Pass owners or available on its own for $20 Dollars. To give you an idea of the exotic nature of each of these rides, the Jeep Trailcat was built by Chrysler, but never put on sale. The Pagani Zonda R is shown clinging to the surface of a steeply banked corner several hundred feet in the air, and numerous trucks, off road vehicles, and ...

Author: 0 NSA hacking of SWIFT money-transfer network bared

Some of the exploits allegedly used by the NSA relied on vulnerabilities in older and not-supported SKUs (stock-selling units) of Windows Server, according to Matt Suiche , founder of the security firm Comaeio, who named Windows 2003 specifically.

Science Amazon Stock Downgraded for First Time in Over a Year
Author: 0 Amazon Stock Downgraded for First Time in Over a Year

This target also implies almost 40% in upside from the current price level. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of AMZN. In other Amazon .com news, Director Tom A. Alberg sold 590 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 21st. The stock lost -0.39% in total of its share price.

Author: 0 Facebook unveil ambitious plan to bring augmented reality into your daily life

The Camera Effects platform is created to be compatible with future augmented reality hardware, such as eyeglasses but in the meantime the effects will be available inside Facebook's Camera feature on smartphones. Messenger will have much more to offer: Messenger is also going to get an Update. The keynote presentation on Tuesday also saw the launch of the Places Graph which will provide access to data on over 140 million places including public spaces and parks, to ...

Science Samsung says Galaxy S8 pre-orders beat S7
Author: 0 Samsung says Galaxy S8 pre-orders beat S7

The Samsung Galaxy X features of an intuitive design (leaked through a patent) with two OLED screens connected with a hinge in the middle, thus making the device bendable up to 180 degrees. The other variant of Galaxy S8 + sports a 6.2-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display. If you are planning to own one of them then be informed that you drop this thing hard enough on the floor and you are going to end up with a not so good looking device.

Author: 0 Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

But the United States and its South Korean and Japanese allies showed their muscle as well by conducting military exercises of their own. The port call by the USS Michigan submarine came as a USA aircraft carrier strike group continues to head for Korean waters.

Science Vivendi could push for an Ubisoft takeover this year
Author: 0 Vivendi could push for an Ubisoft takeover this year

In a statement from 2015 following Vivendi's initial purchase of a 6.6 percent share of Ubisoft, the studio emphasized its desire to avoid being acquired. Two companies have been named as likely targets of Vivendi's expansion strategies: advertising company Havas and Assassin's Creed studio, Ubisoft.

Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy X Device May Be A Folding Smartphone With Dual Screens

Since its official debut on March 29, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has been 2017's most coveted device, thanks to its design and software improvements. A foldable concept was also demonstrated by Samsung in a 2014 video that showed a device featuring a single flexible organic light emitting diode (OLED) display .

Science Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo
Author: 0 Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo

She's even nicknamed "pooh-bear", which mom and dad say is ideal for their little cub. Kymica, her husband, Justin and several other family members were on a zoo outing when she suddenly went into labor. 'We're going to the zoo, ' Justin Hubbard said on where Drea's future birthday parties will be held. Moments later, they realized it was time, but it was too late for them to get to the hospital, so he helped her give birth at the zoo instead.

Science Sunny & Warm Today, Even Warmer Later This Week
Author: 0 Sunny & Warm Today, Even Warmer Later This Week

Highs will jump into the low 80's with mostly sunny skies. Morning sunshine and warm again for Friday with highs near 85°. With a high of 82, expect winds out of the west at 5 miles per hour. Highs will be slightly warmer, topping out in the low to mid-70s. Wed: High: 72 Low: 55 Partly cloudy with scattered overnight storms. Tomorrow will break mostly cloudy and mild - with evening showers and storms.

Author: 0 NSA's powerful hacking tools leaked online

The Shadow Brokers latest NSA dump indicates that Dubai-based firm EastNets , which oversees SWIFT transfers for various Middle Eastern clients, was hacked by the NSA. SWIFT is used by banks in the transfer trillions of dollars each day. Belgium-based Swift downplayed the risk of attacks employing the code released by hackers.

Author: 0 Twitter to show all-day live sports and news

Ahead of its Q1 earnings call this week, Twitter told BuzzFeed News that it plans to stream live video nonstop across its platform, making it easier for people to tune into what people are talking about. There is now also no word on how the end result might look but the company is willing to experiment. "We think that is a great way to have the programming carried along with you during your day".

Author: 0 New crew members arrive at International Space Station

Another Russian-American duo, Yuri Malenchenko and Edward Lu, undertook the last two-man mission to the ISS, in April 2003. Just before the launch, Fischer said that it's all about suction which is used to hold. Joining record-breaking station commander Peggy Whitson and her crew. Mr Fischer and Mr Yurchikhin reached the $US100 billion ($133 billion) space station, which orbits about 400 kilometres above Earth on schedule about six hours after blast off.

Science NASA astronaut sets a new record for time spent in space
Author: 0 NASA astronaut sets a new record for time spent in space

If that seems like a long time, the all-time record for a human in space goes to Russian cosmonaut, Col. Gennady Padalka, who has almost 879 days in orbit! Speaking from the Oval Office, President Trump, along with his daughter Ivanka and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, talked to Whitson and fellow astronaut Jack Fischer via video.

Author: 0 Hackers reveal documents showing NSA breached SWIFT money transferring system

While Windows computers that run up to date versions of Windows aren't at risk for these exploits, there are a lot of machines that are still running Windows XP and are no longer supported by Microsoft, and these machines are vulnerable. Given that Microsoft seemed to miraculously fix the hitherto unknown bugs just a month prior to their exposure leads any sane onlooker to the conclusion that the USA government must have alerted the company to these problems earlier and on the sly, preempting ...

Science Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson hails a wee triumph
Author: 0 Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson hails a wee triumph

This, of course, is not the first time an Epic Dragon has been in orbit following the Space Act Agreement NASA and RED signed in 2015. The visit with the president was the latest honor for Rubins, who joined the NASA astronaut corps in 2009 after a career as a biologist investigating viruses and other pathogens.

Science Selena Gomez Debuts a Bob Haircut
Author: 0 Selena Gomez Debuts a Bob Haircut

Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the singer and actress shared a couple photos of herself rocking a noticeably shorter haircut and looking flawless AF.

Author: 0 Family, friends attend Aaron Hernandez funeral

The casket was open, he said, and Hernandez's brother, D.J., head football coach of Ledyard High School in CT, became very emotional. McGuire Jr., in an order to the office of Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction might remain attached to his name in death. Hernandez's brain was taken to Boston University where scientists will study it for any signs of repeated trauma he may have suffered while playing football.

Author: 0 Japan and U.S. test anti-missile ships during joint military exercises

The Navy said that both exercises demonstrate the ability of the US and Japan to work together at sea to respond quickly to threats in the region. Some unspecified parts of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system were deployed in the southeastern area of Seongju, according to the Ministry of National Defense.

Science Samsung to Delay English-Language Launch of Siri Rival 'Bixby'
Author: 0 Samsung to Delay English-Language Launch of Siri Rival 'Bixby'

Assistant may not be flawless, but a working voice assistant is better than a non-working voice assistant, and Samsung risks Bixby becoming forgotten by worldwide users if it arrives too late. Bixby will also be able to learn a user's routine and pull the most important information and tasks from different apps onto a single screen. The company believes it could completely change the way consumers interact with their devices, and has even equipped the S8 with a physical Bixby button.

Science Samsung Galaxy On Nxt 2017 edition launched at Rs 16900
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy On Nxt 2017 edition launched at Rs 16900

Under the hood, one will find 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The tech giant has now launched an upgraded version of the device with 64 GB of space in the country, which is also exclusively available on Flipkart and costs a little bit more.

Author: 0 Saturn's moon boasts all the ingredients for life

For a long time, scientists believed that the energy for all life on Earth came from the sun, starting with plants and going all the way up the food chain. Other researchers theorize that similar vents are also present on Jupiter's moon Europa . This moon of Saturn likely has a global subsurface ocean .

Author: 0 'Better you than me,' Trump tells record-breaking astronaut

Whitson already was the world's most experienced spacewoman and female spacewalker and, at 57, the oldest woman in space. When she returns home, in September, she will have logged 666 days in space. "It's an honor for me to be representing all the folks back at NASA who make this spaceflight possible, and who make me setting this spaceflight record feasible", Whitson said.

Author: 0 Trump chides astronauts to hurry up and get to Mars

The call focused on Whitson's accomplishments and the work of ISS astronauts, and provided an educational opportunity to schoolchildren watching nationwide. In November 2016, Whitson and two other astronauts, from Russian Federation and the European Space Agency, blasted off for the International Space Station to conduct hundreds of experiments in biology, earth science, even how lighting affects the crew.

Author: 0 Trump predicts humans will land on Mars in the next few years

In March, Whitson also nabbed the record for most spacewalks. When Peggy Whitson woke up this morning, she broke a record: It's her 535th day in space. "Well, we want to try and do it during my first term, or at worst during my second term", Trump replied. The debut of the mega rocket is still more than a year away-at least.

Science Twitter Inc Posts Decisive Earnings Beat, Shares Skyrocket
Author: 0 Twitter Inc Posts Decisive Earnings Beat, Shares Skyrocket

The company accelerated its monthly active users to 328 million, 7 million more than expected and 9 million more than the prior quarter. Twitter said it was pleased with its audience and engagement figures for the period, with growth in daily active users accelerating for a fourth quarter, to an increase of 14 percent year-on-year.

Author: 0 Trump to order review of national monuments

The Washington Post reports that Trump is expected to sign a executive order Wednesday in order to authorize the review, which will consider monuments established by former presidents Barack Obama, George W. A key proponent of a national monument in ME is challenging Republican Gov. Paul LePage to spend some time on the land before criticizing it. Another will be the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument also in Utah , a spectacular tract of canyons, ridges and a river, designated ...

Science Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill
Author: 0 Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill

The exercise took place in an area around the North's eastern coastal town of Wonsan, according to the South Korean military, as a U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea amid rising tensions over Kim Jong Un's regime. Envoys from the US, South Korea and Japan are also due to meet in Japan on Tuesday to discuss the current crisis. South Korea's Defense Ministry has said North Korea appears ready to conduct such "strategic provocations" at any time .

Author: 0 Trump tax push raises questions about scope of his 'reform'

Trump also signed an executive order Friday for Mnuchin to review new tax regulations imposed previous year to see if they are cost-effective or fall outside of the department's authority. But they will disagree about how much growth will result, and therefore how much of the plan's revenue loss will be offset. But House Republicans are working on their own plan that has smaller tax cuts.

Author: 0 Apple's iPhone 8 delay is starting to sound like great news

It's no secret that Samsung rules the spectrum when it comes to the smartphone displays , but all of that could change if the latest reports regarding Apple Inc .'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) next flagship iPhone are true. The Samsung "Galaxy S8" had just been released but that doesn't stop reports about its successor, dubbed as the "Galaxy S9", from coming out. That's an important detail, as it concerns the battery in the phone.

Science One Plus 5 Edge Leaked Specs and Features
Author: 0 One Plus 5 Edge Leaked Specs and Features

As of now, the sensors on the camera are not known yet, though render reveals a vertical rear camera setup on the left of the device. The design is not final, but it does reflect some major features such as a dual-camera module, almost no sign of antenna lines and, of course, the OnePlus logo.

Author: 0 Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off to ISS

They reached orbit about nine minutes later, a moment illustrated when a stuffed white dog toy hanging from a string in the capsule began to float. Two astronauts from the US and Russian Federation arrived at worldwide space station after six hours long journey.

Author: 0 Trump congratulates NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson

At that point, Whitson - who became the first woman to command a space station in 2008 - will have been in space about 650 days. "I want all the young people out there to recognize that the real steps [to getting to Mars] are going to be taken in a few years", she said.

Science Call of Duty WWII Pro Edition Reveals Season Pass, PS4 Beta
Author: 0 Call of Duty WWII Pro Edition Reveals Season Pass, PS4 Beta

After a lot of speculation, Activision finally reveals that they will be working on a new sequel for their Call of Duty franchise that this time, the game will be set in World War 2. A private beta test will also be opened to those who preordered the video game for early testing, a fan posted on the official website of Reddit. In addition to the pre-order bonus, the Call of Duty: WWII Pro Edition includes the base game, the collectible steelbook, and the Season Pass.

Author: 0 Trump calls space station to congratulate record-setting astronaut

Whitson also explained to Trump how technology in the space station allows astronauts to convert their urine to drinking water. Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, who has spent 879 days on orbit in total, now holds the world record for the number of cumulative days in space.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8+ gets the IFixit teardown treatment

Now with these prices , they are definitely not the cheapest costing phone on the market, however, they are certainly worth the price which you are paying, with all those top notch specs and premium build quality. Both phones have the IRIS scanner. Moreover, the facility of wireless charging also makes Galaxy S8 and S8+ the most liked device. Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are scheduled to be released this Friday, April 21st, in South Korea and in a number of global markets ...

Science Another Hearing: Yates, Brennan, Clapper to Testify on Election 'Meddling'
Author: 0 Another Hearing: Yates, Brennan, Clapper to Testify on Election 'Meddling'

Senator Lindsey Graham, chairman of the Judiciary subcommittee that will oversee the May 8 hearing, said in an appearance on Fox News he wants to ask Clapper and Yates what they knew about a court order allowing the FBI to surveil Carter Page, a former Trump adviser and one of the figures at the center of the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation.