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Deputy shot and killed near Three Forks, suspects arrested after shootout

Deputy shot and killed near Three Forks, suspects arrested after shootout He was a husband and father of three children. "We will do whatever we can to help and support the Broadwater County Sheriff's Office and the families impacted by this tragic incident". Officers from numerous jurisdictions joined a procession at mid-day Tuesday to escort Moore's body from Three Forks to Billings for an autopsy. The suspects have been identified as father and son; 38-year-old Mar... [Full Article...]

Two frontrunners in race to succeed Enda Kenny

He said the country was at an important crossroads and it was important not to make the mistakes of the past. "And also devolving a new social contract". Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny announced Wednesday that he was stepping down as the leader of his party Fine Gael. Earlier this week, the Irish Independent reported that if successful in the leadership contest, Varadkar will seek a special a... [Full Article...]

Climate change is turning Antarctica green

Climate change is turning Antarctica green The Antarctic Peninsula, which juts out towards South America, is one of the most rapidly warming places on Earth. "The sensitivity of moss growth to past temperature rises suggests that ecosystems will alter rapidly under future warming, leading to major changes in the biology and landscape of this iconic region", he said. [Full Article...]

Moto C and C Plus bring Motorola simplicity to under-€119 crowd

So far, the company has yet to announce if the phones will go on sale in North America. The Motorola Moto C features a 5-inch display with a lowly 854 x 480-pixel resolution . Our own reports also state that Motorola plans to sell a version of the phone with 2 GB of RAM but no pricing for that model has been revealed. This smartphone offers dual SIM slots, and lets you insert that extra micro... [Full Article...]

Amazon Hones Alexa Wake Word Accuracy

Amazon Hones Alexa Wake Word Accuracy Until recently, Alexa couldn't speak or do anything until a user said the wake word. The Cloud-Based Wake Word Verification feature means that Alexa's "wake word engine" now follows the initial detection of the name with a secondary cloud-based check that verifies whether the name was actually spoken or not. [Full Article...]

ZeniMax Files Suit Against Samsung Over Oculus Collaboration

ZeniMax Files Suit Against Samsung Over Oculus Collaboration Three years after the acquisition, ZeniMax says it provided Palmer Luckey and his company Oculus VR with access to its VR-related IP under the protection of a binding non-disclosure agreement (NDA). The full text of the filing can be found on Polygon . The suit alleges Samsung has profited from intellectual property first developed at ZeniMax. [Full Article...]

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.2 Update

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.2 Update Apple on Monday released operating systems updates for the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Macintosh. The future update is expected to be launched in September alongside the iPhone 8 , iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus. If you're active in the iOS jailbreak community, you've probably heard by now that Pangu has developed a jailbreaking tool for iOS 10.3.1. The Apple TV can be updated by goin... [Full Article...]

Quintana takes lead after crash-ridden Giro stage

Quintana takes lead after crash-ridden Giro stage Fellow Briton Adam Yates remained third, 10 seconds back, with most of the overall favorites. The pair were left behind as the leaders began the final climb up the Blockhaus and Thomas, who needed a couple of minutes to get back on his bike, appeared to be suffering from a shoulder injury. [Full Article...]

Astronauts ace station's 200th spacewalk, shortened by leak

Astronauts ace station's 200th spacewalk, shortened by leak The NASA astronaut duo is embarking on a 6.5 hour EVA to replace an avionics box, install a shield on Pressurized Mating Adapter 3 and rig a new high-definition camera and pair of wireless antennas. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An equipment water leak shortened Friday's spacewalk by two US astronauts at the International Space Station. Find us on Facebook too! The adapter will host a new worl... [Full Article...]

Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling

Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling As with most things Amazon is doing in this space, we can probably expect Amazon to roll this feature out in the United States first. It goes live for pre-orders today, and the shipping will begin around the 28th of June. It is a $180 tube cylinder smart home platform that was debuted in 2014. This new product comes at a time where Amazon is already showing its strength in the smart hub m... [Full Article...]

Chrissy Teigen got armpit liposuction

Chrissy Teigen got armpit liposuction It also adds more confidence when she wears sleeveless tops and dresses. "I'm not shy talking about that sort of thing". The dumbest, but I like it, whatever. However, her confession does not make her less of a what she is today. According to the website, she then pointed to her lips, nose and forehead, saying: 'Fake, fake, fake '. [Full Article...]

Russia blocks China's social media app WeChat

Russia blocks China's social media app WeChat In Russia , Mail.ru's VKontakte, Facebook's WhatsApp and Rakuten's Viber were the most popular mobile messaging applications a year ago, according to consultants J'son & Partners. Meanwhile social media applications such as Facebook and Twitter are blocked in China, with President Xi Jinping a vocal advocate of so-called cyber sovereignty. [Full Article...]

Apple makes $1B commitment toward more US manufacturing jobs

Apple makes $1B commitment toward more US manufacturing jobs India's continuously growing smartphone market proved an advantage for Apple as it recorded strong double digit growth for its revenues in the second quarter . He noted that iPhone sales were better than the headline numbers suggest, as Apple reduced the volume of inventory going through its retail channel by about 1.2 million units in the quarter. [Full Article...]

Tim Cook, Apple CEO, announces $1 billion toward USA manufacturing jobs

Tim Cook, Apple CEO, announces $1 billion toward USA manufacturing jobs The company will start a $1 billion fund to boost up advanced manufacturing jobs in U.S. Cook didn't disclose many details, as the fund was only announced amidst an interview with CNBC's " Mad Money " host Jim Cramer. Apple is highlighting its United States residence at the same time lawmakers reflect a significant tax plan by the Trump that would let Apple , along with another great compa... [Full Article...]

$40 for 50 channels

So, what exactly does that $40-per-month fee get you? The service will allow users to enjoy up to six individual profiles and two simultaneous streams, and will include local broadcast channels such as CBS, ABC, Fox, and NBC in "many cities". [Full Article...]

SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for US government

Long-range tracking cameras followed the 14-story first-stage booster's journey back to Earth. Despite its confidentiality, Elon Musk's SpaceX continues to explore new frontiers with its rockets. So far, everything looks like a "go", and this happy customer recently announced their satellite's arrival at SpaceX's facility for launch prep ( excitedly, I might add ). [Full Article...]

Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy

Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy And Congress has yet to approve Trump's nominee for US trade representative: Robert Lighthizer, who has advocated using existing trade law more aggressively to combat unfair trading practices. Whether it's unfair Chinese trade practices, the North American Free Trade Agreement he's dubbed a "disaster" or Iran's destabilizing actions, Trump has kept up much of his bold campaign rhetoric. [Full Article...]

An unusually large number of humpback whales died last year

An unusually large number of humpback whales died last year None had an infectious disease, but some had low levels of biotoxin exposure, which she said was typical for a large whale species. "Local fishermen and others at Port Mahon often describe seeing whales out in the water and swimming". Some regular visitors to Cape Ann are being scrutinized for an unusually large number of deaths among their population. Animal autopsies - known as necropsies - ... [Full Article...]

Ocean on Saturn moon may possess life-sustaining hydrothermal vents

This finding led to the conclusion that microbes on the moon can get energy through a process known as methanogenesis - which is carried out by combining hydrogen with carbon dioxide present in water. How Did The Cassini Spacecraft Detect Hydrogen? The scientific team analysed water samples taken by Nasa's Cassini space probe on a mission in 2015. [Full Article...]

March for Science events to take place around the globe

March for Science rallies are taking place all across the country Saturday in a response to what organizers call an attack on "scientific freedom". There were tents set up before the march where participants learned about issues affecting science in fields including climate, health and technology. [Full Article...]


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