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by | September 23, 2016 | 05:30

Earlier, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd had recalled Galaxy Note 7 devices equipped with batteries it had found to be fire-prone and halted their sales across markets. The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Samsung, has announced the launch of the Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

by | September 22, 2016 | 06:51

There's probably no reason to panic just yet. Tiangong-1 was not a very big module and most of the debris will get burnt due to frictional force of atmosphere and chances are there that entire spacelab module gets burnt in the air itself. In June, amateur satellite tracker Thomas Dorman warned Space.com that, based on his observations, the 8-ton space lab was out of control. The statement was pretty scarce on details, but there was a clear implication that they've lost control of it.

by | September 22, 2016 | 06:54

Others included Bangladesh, Thailand and major fossil fuel power the United Arab Emirates. I appeal to all leaders to accelerate your domestic procedures to join the agreement this year. Wilson denounced Trump and other Republicans who deny the science of climate change. "The Earth assails us with rising seas, record heat and extreme storms", Ban said.

by | September 22, 2016 | 06:53

Mongolia President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, left, poses for a picture with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during a ceremony to mark more signatories to the Paris climate accords at U.N. The vast majority of scientists who study the issue say the release of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases spurred by human action are causing temperatures to increase and spurring other climate impacts, such as droughts and extreme storms.

by | September 17, 2016 | 01:05

Opinion Editor David Shariatmadari . Just back up one step along the path in Google Street View, embedded above, and all will be revealed. A spokesperson for Google told NPR that the act of bovine privacy protection was due to an overactive automated system.

by | September 16, 2016 | 08:34

He spoke to residents there, who said they were happy for the reprieve from the fighting but were not necessarily optimistic the ceasefire would hold. "Because these are cross-line convoys, these are cross-frontline convoys, checkpoints", Egeland said, adding that "armed men will block the drivers from reaching women and children" in need if the proper permits were not presented.

by | September 16, 2016 | 08:31

Merkel and Hollande meet in Paris to coordinate their strategies for an European Union without Britain ahead of a key European Union summit in Bratislava, Slovakia. "It is now about applying an agenda for Bratislava that makes clear we are determined to react together to the weaknesses, to the tasks we face", she added.

by | September 16, 2016 | 08:35

Renho joins supporters before Democratic Party lawmakers voted in the leadership election on Thursday. Born in Tokyo to a Taiwanese father and a Japanese mother, she said early in her campaign that she had renounced her Taiwanese nationality when she obtained Japanese citizenship.

by | September 15, 2016 | 12:31

It is created to be linked to third-party audio equipment via Bluetooth or a wired connection, and is marketed as a way to extend Alexa into additional rooms. The Echo is part of a growing trend towards the use of voice-controlled gadgets, with US technology giant Google set to release a rival to the Echo called Google Home in the coming months.

by | September 15, 2016 | 12:31

The rear camera will have 16 megapixels with optical image stabilization, and the device will stay on for a while thanks to a 3,490mAh battery. The new Mi 5s will also offer step-up specs than the Mi 5 base model. For Xiaomi , the Redmi series has emerged as a victor, and the company is now number three in India's top 30 cities, according to IDC data. On the connectivity front, the Mi 5s comes endowed with all the sensors including NFC support.

by | September 15, 2016 | 12:26

Despite the ramping up of cybercrime rhetoric, especially in light of recent state-sponsored hacks against the USA political system and the World Anti-Doping Agency, Martin said the United Kingdom is still yet to fall victim to a major hacking crisis.

by | September 15, 2016 | 12:26

Speculating on what this means for the overall sales of the iPhone 7 is tough, as we don't know the initial quantities at Apple's disposal. While the iPhone 7 Plus is completely sold out, Apple said its stores will have limited quantities of the iPhone 7 in all colors except Jet Black, which is also sold out.

by | September 11, 2016 | 02:02

Bennu was found by the LINEAR Project on September 11, 1999. It's a lot of work for what seems like a little material-and yet a much better idea than waiting to see if the whole 1,600-foot-wide asteroid slams into earth at the end of the next century.

by | September 11, 2016 | 02:00

If all goes well, Brees and co. will have us shouting "number 9! number 9! number 9!" all the way to Super Bowl. And given the Saints' shoddy showing on defense the past two seasons and the enormous task he has been given in trying to rebuild it, Allen has bigger problems on his plate.

by | September 11, 2016 | 01:57

On Oct. 31, 2014, the show featured the missing flag. Hours after the attacks, firefighters with the Fire Department of NY spotted a flag onboard the Star of America, a yacht docked at the marina near the World Trade Center. The plight of the iconic ground zero flag will be chronicled in a History special, America's 9/11 Flag: Rise From The Ashes , set to debut on September 11.

by | September 10, 2016 | 01:55

Calling Trump's behaviour "unacceptable and outrageous", he told reporters in Laos: "I don't think the guy is qualified to be president of the United States - there's this process that seems to take place over the course of the election season, where somehow behaviour that in normal times we consider completely unacceptable and outrageous becomes normalised".

by | September 10, 2016 | 01:56

When PS4 console was unveiled in NY by the Japanese company, it reportedly caught their vision for the future of gaming. It'll be interesting to see what effect the recently (officially) announced PlayStation 4 slim - available in the United States this month - will have on the next report.

by | September 10, 2016 | 01:52

The underwater drones, or gliders as they are known, collect data that scientists say will help them better understand what sustains and strengthens hurricanes and tropical storms. The NHC said conditions don't seem favorable for significant development. The disturbance moving into the open Atlantic has a better chance of developing over the next five days, but this will ultimately end up curling north and stay away from the US mainland, according to the Hurricane Center.

by | September 10, 2016 | 01:44

The rocket's payload, a Facebook satellite, was destroyed in the explosion last week. In another tweet Friday, Mr. Musk said that before flames engulfed the almost 230-foot booster and a series of explosions damaged the pad, "engines were not on and there was no apparent heat source ".

by | September 09, 2016 | 04:39

Here's an interesting bit of information which pertains to transferring content between PS4 and PS4 Pro. "Over 100 exclusive titles are coming to the console and Windows 10 PCs next year which when combined with Xbox Live brings gamers together like never before", they added.

by | September 08, 2016 | 01:32

While panda numbers are growing due to intense conservation efforts, there are another 23,928 species now "threatened with extinction", according to IUCN . However China has complained about the animals being removed from the endangered list by a global watchdog. In China, a nationwide census in 2014 found 1,864 giant pandas in the wild, excluding panda cubs.

by | September 08, 2016 | 01:32

Each needs to hit 15 percent in several selected national polls . "What we don't deserve", Stein continues, "is pandering, irresponsible bulls**t that passes itself off as campaigning". In an average of national polls reported by Real Clear Politics , about 3 percent of the voters support Stein. The Green Party nominee later raced off to Ohio's northern city, Cleveland, for a 7 p.m.

by | September 08, 2016 | 01:30

It also has a laser altimeter designed by the Canadian Space Agency that can analyze Bennu's topographical features to map the asteroid to determine an ideal spot to gather the sample that will be carried back to Earth, as well as X-ray and infrared sensors that will allow scientists to better understand Bennu.

by | September 08, 2016 | 01:26

The M2 quadcopter is completely autonomous, can carry cargo weighing up to 2 kg (4.4 lb) and fly up to 20 km (12 mi) on a single charge. Meet the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van concept, a high-tech re-imagination of the humble delivery van. The first project bringing this vision into reality is "Vans and Drones" (see video here). The drone simply leave a retailer with the requested delivery, find the van via a beacon, and then asks the customer via an app if it can safely land.

by | September 06, 2016 | 04:57

Clothing and blankets that keep us warm in the colder months work by trapping this radiation. Spotting the problem and coming up with a solution, the researchers chose polyethylene as the material for their cooling clothing . As a result, they say in Thursday's journal Science , the body should feel around 4.8 degrees (2.7 degrees Celsius) cooler than cotton and 3.8 degrees (2.1 degrees Celsius) chillier than commercially available synthetics.

by | September 04, 2016 | 07:30

The natural disaster is estimated to have killed 290 people when it struck August 24. In an address, Bishop of Rieti Domenico Pompili urging leaders present not to allow "political quarrels" to delay reconstruction. Officials defended the decision, saying it would be logistically hard to bring officials and relatives to the town with only one serviceable road. Authorities had meant to stage the service for more than two-thirds of the 292 who died in Wednesday's quake in the provincial ...

by | September 02, 2016 | 01:42

If you missed this one, the next solar eclipse will be a ring of fire . Myth about solar eclipse for ancient Rwandans is that the solar eclipse is the time when the moon and the sun are in love and discretely hide themselves in darkness.

by | September 01, 2016 | 01:35

Two young children were rescued from the locked auto at MotorCity Casino Monday morning. "The (25-year-old) father was found on the gambling floor of the casino", said police spokeswoman Jennifer Watson, confirming the man was gambling for at least an hour while his children sat outside.

by | August 30, 2016 | 15:47

As expected , the debut event to showcase the next iPhone is slated for September, and Apple has just rolled out its official invites. However the invite doesn't mention anything about the iPhone 7 launch, but the choice of venue shows the the tech giant is going to launch a big product.

by | August 30, 2016 | 15:49

For the current Holocene epoch , a riverbed in Scotland is the marker. "The significance of the Anthropocene is that it sets a different trajectory for the Earth system, of which we of course are part", Prof. "If our recommendation is accepted, the Anthropocene will have started just a little before I was born", Zalasiewicz said. The announcement backs previous research from a team of geologists at University College London in the United Kingdom who past year published a paper arguing ...