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How to safely view the solar eclipse

How to safely view the solar eclipse

The resort has partnered with Teton Skies, which will be providing solar telescopes for the event and astronomers to answer questions. Michael Kentrianakis, an avid eclipse chaser and a member of the American Astronomical Society's Solar Eclipse Task Force, learned about the confusion over the sun's size from his colleague Luca Quaglia, a physicist and eclipse researcher. Read More

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Last captive killer whale born at SeaWorld dies aged just three months

Last captive killer whale born at SeaWorld dies aged just three months

Pneumonia, Kyara's cause of death, is reportedly common among whales who are born both in the wild and captivity. A veterinary team will conduct a post-mortem examination to determine the cause of death. Kyara was born to 26-year-old Takara last April but was conceived before the program's end was announced. SeaWorld has announced plans to introduce new "natural orca encounters" in place of theatrical shows. Read More

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Dignitaries grieve death of math genius Maryam Mirzakhani

Dignitaries grieve death of math genius Maryam Mirzakhani

Stanford professor Maryam Mirzakhani , the first and only woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal prize for mathematics, died Saturday after four years with breast cancer, the university announced. "But most of the time, doing mathematics for me is like being on a long hike with no trail and no end in sight", she remarked. Professor Maryam Mirzakhani was the recipient of the 2014 Fields Medal, the top honor in mathematics. Read More

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Oil in Global Economy Series: OPEC June deal compliance review

Oil in Global Economy Series: OPEC June deal compliance review

According to the latest estimates, compliance declined to 78% for June from 95% in May. The two countries have managed to increase their combined production by more than 700,000 barrels per day in recent months, the IEA said . Oil prices flipped to gains Thursday with growing momentum behind the International Energy Agency's prediction of higher global demand. OPEC members Libya and Nigeria were exempted from the cuts because of years of unrest that have undermined their oil output. Read More

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KFC - yes that KFC - is selling its own smartphones in China

KFC - yes that KFC - is selling its own smartphones in China

Every so often, smartphone makers release special editions of their flagship handsets, whether to try to capture a piece of the popularity of a person or major trend or to commemorate a major event. There's a 5-inch display, but with a rather disappointing 1280x720 resolution. It's relatively high-end, too, and comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM and can support a 128GB Micro SD card. Read More

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Stanton, rookies battle for Home Run Derby glory

Stanton, rookies battle for Home Run Derby glory

Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger is the three seed and faces six seed Charlie Blackmon of the Rockies. Both Stanton and Judge are huge stars and huge physically. He will face New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez , the No. 8 seed, in the opening round at Marlins Park. Sano is in just his third season and already approaching career highs in home runs and RBI. Read More

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Tesla provides first look at cheaper Model 3 sedan

Tesla provides first look at cheaper Model 3 sedan

FMR LLC boosted its stake in Tesla by 10.9% in the first quarter . Following that, just five privately owned electric cars were registered in May. ( TSLA )" was posted by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are viewing this report on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA & global copyright and trademark laws. Read More

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Marcus Morris headed to Celtics in two-player exchange

Marcus Morris headed to Celtics in two-player exchange

Bradley is in the final year of his current contract and is set to make a little more than $8.8M this upcoming season. Bradley was instead traded to the Pistons in exchange for Marcus Morris . Marcus Morris was taken with the #14 overall pick in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft by the Houston Rockets, one slot after his brother was taken at #13 by the Phoenix Suns. Read More

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Injury scare for Andy Murray just six days before Wimbledon

A third Wimbledon title will put Murray in a group that includes Briton Fred Perry, world number four Novak Djokovic and German great Boris Becker. Murray was due to take on Frenchman Lucas Pouille in the tournament in the first match, however, on Tuesday morning it was announced that he would not take to the court because his hip was "a bit sore", leaving his fans tensed. Read More

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Google to stop scanning email content for targeted adverts in Gmail

Google to stop scanning email content for targeted adverts in Gmail

Users of the company's free Gmail service have had their emails scanned for years in order to display targeted ads based on the contents of their emails. In a nutshell, we will still get personalized ads but in a more sophisticated way that no longer explicitly scans the contents of our emails. More than 1.2 billion people use Gmail and soon users of the free account will have the option to switch off ads personalisation. Read More

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SpaceX set to launch satellites from California

SpaceX kicked off its rocket launch double-feature Friday by launching a Bulgarian communications satellite into orbit from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. As expected from the rocket company, the first stage of the rocket will be landing on the drone ship . Just a few minutes later, the rocket's first stage landed safely on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean. Read More

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IOS 11 brings NFC smarts to more apps

IOS 11 brings NFC smarts to more apps

The most immediately visually obvious one of these is the new app dock, looking extremely Mac-like. iOS 11 also introduces the ability to drag-and-drop content between apps, and much slicker split-screen multi-tasking. The launch of iPhone 5s was the time when the company started supporting 64-bit apps back in September of 2013. Until now, third parties have not been able to use the tech on the iPhone. Read More

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Indian benchmark indices close lower on Friday

Indian benchmark indices close lower on Friday

The Sensex touched a high of 31,365.39 points and a low of 31,296.01 points in the trade so far. Indian shares ended lower on Friday as investors booked profits in recent gainers like financials and auto stocks. Market breadth was in the favour of losers, with about 3 stocks falling to every 1 stock that advanced. On Wednesday, the regulator Sebi relaxed entry norms for overseas investors, rationalised "fit and proper" criteria as also simplified other requirements. Read More

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What Will the New iOS 11 Bring?

What Will the New iOS 11 Bring?

The iOS 11 update is coming in the fall and there is an iOS 11 beta available today that you can install on a spare device to try out the new iOS 11 features early. The update will also include a "driving mode" which will mute notifications and can even send an automatic response to messages , informing the recipient that the iPhone owner is driving. Read More

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FG plans renewable energy for rural communities

FG plans renewable energy for rural communities

But the opinions that wind and solar are fads, or are too minor to care about, or "don't work" are simply wrong. Institute prides itself to possess one of the best lab facility for renewable energy sector which comprise of Wind Energy setup, Solar Thermal setup, Photovoltaic setup, Dual Axis Concentrator system, Energy storage system, off grid single phase solar based power generation system, Vegetable dryer, Solar water purifier and much more facilities. Read More

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Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga being remade for the 3DS

Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga being remade for the 3DS

Nintendo's activities at today's E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles included the announcement of a remake of a classic Mario & Luigi game and the crowning of the winning team in the 2017 Splatoon 2 World Inkling Invitational. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions contains all the fun gameplay and dialogue of the Game Boy Advance original, as well as an optional Easy mode for younger or more inexperienced players. Read More

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Intel showcases new PC gaming, virtual reality experiences

Intel showcases new PC gaming, virtual reality experiences

E-sports is a "cultural phenomenon" that is expected to grow to about 500 million fans worldwide by 2020, said Gregory Bryant, Intel senior vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group. ESL recently wrapped up their fifth season of the ESL Pro League at Dallas, Texas which saw G2 Esports take the win in ESL's latest premier level tournament. Read More

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Hyundai plays catch-up with new subcompact SUV

Hyundai plays catch-up with new subcompact SUV

The rear taillights are reminiscent of recent Hyundai cars such as the Tucson and i20. On the rear are slim brake lights, turn indicators and reverse lamp, surrounded by protective skin that begins at the C-pillar. Different rear suspension systems have been developed for both 2WD and 4WD, to deliver a comfortable ride and sporty handling with either drive train. Read More

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Clutch Warriors win had roots in heartbreaking loss

The 2017 NBA Finals on ABC - the Golden State Warriors lead the Cleveland Cavaliers 3-0 - is the most-watched NBA Finals since 1998 through three games, according to Nielsen. "The example I would probably give you would be like Miami with Wade and LeBron ", Kerr said to reporters on Tuesday. However, both played more than 44 minutes and, by the end, they were spent. Read More

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 gameplay unveiled, free DLC announced

Star Wars Battlefront 2 gameplay unveiled, free DLC announced

New content will include locations, characters, vehicles, modes, weapons, star cards, and more. However, there is the ability to play as just about any character imaginable from the films throughout the 40 years of " Star Wars " lore. It will take place during the winter and feature new content including six new maps, two of which are nighttime maps. The microtransaction model has worked for other games, like Overwatch and the undying Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Read More

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Clean oceans key to survival of humanity

Clean oceans key to survival of humanity

World leaders will convene at the United Nations headquarters this week for the first major bid to solve the toughest problems facing our oceans, ranging from coral bleaching and plastic pollution to overfishing and rising seas. "We must put aside short-term national gain to prevent long-term global catastrophe", Guterres asserted. "Oceans are a testing ground for the principle of multilateralism", he said. Read More

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WatchOS 4: the big changes coming to your Apple Watch

Apple debuted watchOS 4 alongside iOS 11 , its new HomePod speaker and macOS High Sierra at its WWDC developers conference yesterday. He added, "We have created a truly individualised experience with the smartest Activity and Workout apps , the Siri watch face that shows you the information you need when you need it, and we are seamlessly bringing users their favourite music right on the wrist". Read More

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Do You Use OneLogin? Change Your Password Now

Do You Use OneLogin? Change Your Password Now

The firm's chief security officer Alvaro Hoyos said in a blog post that "a malicious actor had obtained access to our U.S. operating region". While a data breach is one thing, The Register reports it has been sent emails by OneLogin users that notes the data has not only been compromised, but the cyber criminals also have the got hold of the ability to decrypt it has as well. Read More

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