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A Windows 10 smart thermostat is coming from Johnson Controls A Windows 10 smart thermostat is coming from Johnson Controls
- July 22, 2017

The new GLAS smart thermostat can be seen in the video below, the device will run on Microsoft's Windows 10 IoT Core operating system. As per Microsoft's video, the thermostat is ideal for homes, businesses, offices, and rooms where smart atmospheric controls can function. (more...)
Amazon Launched its Very Own Social Media Platform Amazon Launched its Very Own Social Media Platform
- July 21, 2017

Spark, which is now only available for Amazon's premium paying Prime members, encourages users to share photos and videos, just like popular social media platforms Instagram and Pinterest . The app then generates an Instagram-like feed of posts that display yellow dots on purchasable items in the photos. Amazon uses this information to give you a more personalized experience. (more...)
Azerbaijan Sentences Russian-Israeli Blogger To Three Years In Prison Azerbaijan Sentences Russian-Israeli Blogger To Three Years In Prison
- July 21, 2017

Once extradited to Azerbaijan, Lapshin was immediately taken into custody . He was detained in Belarus a year ago and extradited to Azerbaijan in February . He said Azerbaijan's global influence is steadily growing, noting that the country is a center of multiculturalism. While the OSCE Minsk Group acted as the only mediator in resolution of the conflict, the occupation of the territory of the sovereign state with its internationally recognized boundaries has been left out of due ... (more...)
Google's feed will show personalised news on iOS, Android app Google's feed will show personalised news on iOS, Android app
- July 21, 2017

The way that Google choose the feed items tries to deviate from the way both Facebook and Twitter does it at this point. On Wednesday Google announced that it was deploying further customisation to the feed, which took over from its Google Now personalisation in December, using the company's "advanced machine learning algorithms". (more...)
All aboard the ISS - With Google Maps All aboard the ISS - With Google Maps
- July 21, 2017

The 360° tour is part of its first gravity-free Street View collection. "By taking advantage of the microgravity conditions of the International Space Station, we hope to grow better, more uniform crystals that we are unable to grow on Earth", study researcher Andrey Kovalevsky, of Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, said in a statement . (more...)
Google finally brings Motion Stills GIF clip creator app to Android Google finally brings Motion Stills GIF clip creator app to Android
- July 21, 2017

Even though Google didn't have any intentions to bring Motion Stills on Android, fans were so vocal that the search giant was forced to comply. GIFs are really popular right now, and the Motion Stills app makes it super easy to make your own GIFs on your phone. (more...)
48th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing 48th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing
- July 21, 2017

The pre-sale estimates by experts had it that the bag might cost somewhere between $2 million to $5 million. The bag - which has a tear and is made of the same fire-retardant material as space suits - was offered four times for sale, before the IL lawyer bought it in 2015. (more...)
Atari reveals freaky 'speakerhat' baseball cap with built in bluetooth speakers Atari reveals freaky 'speakerhat' baseball cap with built in bluetooth speakers
- July 21, 2017

Atari says that it the Speakerhat is equipped with high-fidelity speakers and microphone, V4.1 CSR/Qualcomm cVc audio technology, a 5-band equalizer advanced audio distribution profile and an audio/video remote control profile. Atari is seeking such consumers for a Speakerhat beta program. Atari will only be choosing 10 lucky fans to participate in the test, according to The Verge . (more...)
Boy trips over 1 million-year-old fossil, making rare discovery Boy trips over 1 million-year-old fossil, making rare discovery
- July 21, 2017

As said by Spencer Lucas, custodian of paleontology at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, it is quite rare of find Stegomastodon fossils in the United States. Houde explained it took some months to get permission to dig on the property from the landowner, who requested the site remain a secret. (54 kilograms), while the entire skull is about a ton (0.9 metric tons), which is actually light for such a huge bone, Houde said. (more...)
Wilson County Schools explains plans for solar eclipse Wilson County Schools explains plans for solar eclipse
- July 21, 2017

A Japanese weather satellite known as Himawari-8 captured it all. NASA has details on safe eclipse viewing glasses and on the solar eclipse on its website . While parts of the county will see a total solar eclipse , here on the Eastern Shore, we'll only see a partial eclipse. We've seen the totality map. (more...)
Moto Z2 Force Won't Have the Big Battery You Expected Moto Z2 Force Won't Have the Big Battery You Expected
- July 21, 2017

New details have emerged for the Motorola flagship Z2 device, and it isn't as top-notch as we'd hoped. Evan Blass at VentureBeat was able to obtain marketing materials, which have revealed the Z2 Force's specifications. Motorola's pursuit of thinness by sacrificing battery is a strategy that it also implemented with the Moto Z2 Play , but it is also a strategy that still leaves us scratching our heads. (more...)
Elon Musk: NY-Philly-DC-Baltimore Hyperloop approved by government Elon Musk: NY-Philly-DC-Baltimore Hyperloop approved by government
- July 21, 2017

The Hyperloop is said to be capable of carrying passengers, cargo cars at speeds of up to 800mph. In tweets on Thursday he said he had "just received verbal government approval for the Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC hyperloop". (more...)
Cipher Capital LP Acquires Shares of 60515 CSX Corporation (CSX) Cipher Capital LP Acquires Shares of 60515 CSX Corporation (CSX)
- July 21, 2017

The company maintains price to book ratio of 4.32 vs.an industry average at 2.73. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in CSX . Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 1.2 and 0.86. (more...)
Global Mobile Crane Market Research Report 2017 Global Mobile Crane Market Research Report 2017
- July 21, 2017

It also tracks the industry developments trends and identifies the global market opportunities. The regulatory scenario favouring the leading regions in the United States Energy Tracking and Monitoring Systems market has been evaluated in the research study. (more...)
Mourinho: Referee sent off Valencia after I refused to substitute him Mourinho: Referee sent off Valencia after I refused to substitute him
- July 20, 2017

It's worth bearing in mind that Jose said nearly the exact same thing just before being dismissed from Chelsea under a black cloud of ignominy and in-fighting, but you can't fault him for believing that he's the man to fill Sir Alex's shoes. (more...)
Billion Metric Tons of Plastic Has Been Created Since 1950s Billion Metric Tons of Plastic Has Been Created Since 1950s
- July 20, 2017

In 1950, when plastic was first mass produced, the report found 2m tonnes was manufactured. "But I think we need to take a careful look at our expansive use of plastics and ask when the use of these materials does or does not make sense". Each carries unique consequences. And the pace of plastic production shows no signs of slowing. What's not recycled will be incinerated or will keep on accumulating. (more...)
Samsung will manufacture 7nm chips for Apple's iPhone 9 Samsung will manufacture 7nm chips for Apple's iPhone 9
- July 20, 2017

The firm said the steep price will be a "critical demand control variable for a new tier of iPhone" and that " Apple's pricing strategy is likely to be aimed at spreading this replacement cycle over two years given totally new product categories like AR are likely still a few years out". (more...)
Destiny 2 beta glitch gives you infinite super attack
- July 20, 2017

The beta period will end for all players on Sunday, July 23 at 11:59 PM ET. Destiny 2's beta is out and players are able to jump in and try out the next phase of Bungie's popular shooter. For starters, gone are the Primary, Secondary, and Heavy categories which rigidly decided what combinations of weapons you could take into battle. The " Homecoming " single-player mission: This is the opening mission to the game and Bungie has made more of it playable than what was available at the ... (more...)
Here is how to become a MIUI 9 beta tester Here is how to become a MIUI 9 beta tester
- July 20, 2017

According to the previous leaks, the Xiaomi 5X will have a 5.5-inch full-HD display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a scratch resistance 2.5D curved glass coating on top of the display. The fingerprint sensor will be placed at the back as well. Xiaomi Mi 5X Features: It has some Primary features like Bluetooth, Dual sim, Wi-Fi, and FM Radio. (more...)
The Walking Dead modifies SDCC appearances The Walking Dead modifies SDCC appearances
- July 20, 2017

Negan brutally forced Rick and the group to fall under his will in the first half of Season 7, and now Rick understands that Negan can not be reasoned with, and that he and his group have to prepare to go to war. The show's eighth season will premiere October 22 . In the past, the network has made a big deal of revealing the release date during its popular panel along with the first trailer for the new season. (more...)