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Orionid meteor shower: How Canadians can view the celestial show this weekend

Stargazers are in for a treat this weekend as the Orionid Meteor Shower reaches its peak this weekend. The Orionid meteor shower occurs each year as the earth moves through debris left behind by Halley's Comet, the source of the Orionid meteor...

Surface Book 2 Is More Powerful Than MacBook Pro

The refresh should also be significantly more powerful than its predecessors , with available 8th-generation quad-core processors that Microsoft claims make the Surface Book 2 twice as fast as the MacBook Pro . In terms of connectivity, the new...

Mass Firings, Model 3 Reservation Sales Weigh On Tesla Inc Stock

If a Tesla driver's insurance goes up, "there is a simple solution", Musk said. The company delivered 220 Model 3 sedans and produced 260 during the third quarter. That production surrounds the Model 3, the company's first mass-market vehicle, for wh...

Super NES Classic Edition has already been cracked

The Japanese video game company filed a trademark in its home country on September 15, which included an image of the original 1989 Game Boy. Some of the trademarks could be to protect the "Nintendo Classic Mini Game Boy" brand or they could simply b...

Google Home Mini: Speaker, digital assistant worth $49

The Home Max is the exact opposite of the Google Home Mini - a larger variant of the regular Google Home which focuses on loud music. Well, aside from it being smaller and cheaper, this mini version scraps the high-quality speakers of its bigge...

Nintendo SNES Classic just launched, and it's already selling out

Nintendo ( OTCPK:NTDOY , OTCPK:NTDOF ) SNES Classic Edition consoles sold out online and in many stores on its first day on shelves. Get one while you can. Gamestop - Gamestop was also only doing walk-ins for the SNES Classic at open , howeve...

U.S. state election systems targeted by Russian hackers

According to the commission's statement , Homeland Security did not notify DET officials that Russian hackers had targeted Wisconsin's elections systems, but did provide "critical information" used to protect "all of Wisconsin's systems".

Gmail now converts addresses, numbers, emails to clickable links

In a small victory for users, Google has announced that Gmail has received a new update that will eliminate that cutting and pasting, helping to streamline your workflow. Specifically, it will suffice now to click on a phone number to initiate a ...

Rights group sceptical over Myanmar leader's speech on Rohingya

So far Suu Kyi has resisted but reports in Myanmar have said there is fresh pressure on President U Htin Kyaw to convene a meeting of the 11-member National Defence and Security Council (NSDC). All the while, the Rohingya crisis damages her credibi...

Google Tez launched: Download the Tez App for Android and iOS

The tech giant has launched a new mobile money app called Tez in India - a country with a smartphone user base of over 300 million , which has been named the world's fastest growing smartphone market . Moreover, it supports over 50 UPI enabled ...

Yu Yureka 2 price, specifications, features, comparison

Keeping everything running is a large 3,930 mAh battery which should offer good battery life, and when you do need to charge the phone, you will be able to do so quickly with the device supporting Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. For selfies, it comes with...

NASA Explores Potential Saturn Missions to Succeed Cassini

It unveiled moonlets embedded in the rings. This means that, although the spacecraft will begin to tumble and go out of communication at 6:31 a.m. EDT (3:31 a.m. A full-scale engineering model of Cassini , on loan from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory ...

Apple Watch series 3 launching in India on September 29

This will be a big plus for those of us who want to make calls and receive texts or emails when they're away from their iPhone, with users even being able to use things like Apple maps straight from the watch with Global Positioning System function...

Xiaomi Launched Mi NoteBook Pro In China

This notebook is Xiaomi's answer to the Apple MacBook Pro 2017. It has 16GB RAM on-board with 1TB of SSD Storage. Specifications of this new Mi Notebook Pro laptops are pretty impressive. Other than the screen, the hardware inside the Mi Not...

Facebook: Likely Russia-based Operation Bought Ads During 2016 US Election

The majority of the ads did not reference the US presidential election , voting or a specific candidate. Facebook said Wednesday that phony accounts that appear to have originated in Russian Federation bought $100,000 worth of advertisements dur...

IFA 2017: Huawei reveals low-power Kirin 970 mobile AI chipset

Huawei says that as numerous existing systems rely on artificial intelligence based in the cloud - so not housed on a smartphone itself - small pieces of time can be lost as data is sent up to the cloud, processed and then sent back down again.

ISS crew touches down, woman astronaut sets record

First stop Saturday night is Kazakhstan as usual for a Russian Soyuz capsule touchdown, then a brief detour to Germany before heading home to storm-crippled Houston. After landing back on Earth in Kazakhstan (where it will be Sunday), Whitson and Fis...

Apple's possible launch date for the iPhone 8

There is no telling as to how the iPhone 8 will combat Samsung's newest release but months and months of leaks and rumors already has the hype peaking at a boiling point. The WSJ cites anonymous sources close to Apple who've been "briefed on ...

French leader to press labor rules in central Europe tour

The French leader is set to raise concerns over so-called "posted workers" " those who are temporarily posted overseas by companies in their home countries " as he makes his first visit to the region. Afterwards Macron, who has only been in office a...

Verizon's new unlimited plans come with a few unpleasant surprises

The basic "gounlimited" plan limits video streaming to a resolution of 480p, while the more expensive "beyondunlimited" plan includes 720p streaming. Both accounts will slow down video if there's network congestion. Itching for 4K video streams...

Done With Your Eclipse Glasses? Donate Them to Kids In South America

Now that the solar eclipse is over and we're all forced back inside to earn a living, what are we supposed to do with those goofy glasses we spent too much money on at the last minute? That means, if you're careful, they can be good to go by the ...

Kenya's Opposition Leader Decides to Take Election Dispute to Supreme Court

Meanwhile, the Kenya Human Rights Commission , or KHRC, says it is being targeted for closure by the state regulator, the NGO Coordination Board. However, according to a revered Kenyan advocate Ahmednasir Abdullahi alias Grand Mulla, NASA's wi...

Uber Backer Benchmark Sues to Kick Kalanick Off Board

The suit relates to Uber's decision to increase the number of its voting directors on its board to 11 from eight, with the former CEO calling all the shots with regards to who would fill those seats. Ryan Graves, Uber's first employee and a forme...

HBO hackers demand millions in ransom note

The hackers instructed Mr Plepler to pay a ransom of "our six-month salary in bitcoin", claiming they earned $12m to $15m (£9m-£11m) from blackmailing other organisations, to prevent further releases. The hackers who stole 1.5 terabytes of data fro...

Google fires engineer who "crossed the line" with diversity memo

Damore's 10-page memo went viral within the company, where it had both critics and defenders. On Saturday, a lengthy memo titled " Google's Ideological Echo Chamber " written by Damore spread quickly among employees before being leaked to the p...

Lunar eclipse: How to see Monday's partial lunar eclipse in Cornwall

If you are traveling to a location where the total eclipse is visible , you should remove the glasses once the sun is completely covered by the moon and put them back on at the first sign of direct sunlight. The eclipse will occur from 8:24 ...

Become a citizen scientist for the solar eclipse

Be sure you can safely view the solar eclipse on August 21. Most of northern Utah, including Salt Lake and Utah valleys, will see up to 95 percent coverage of the sun during the eclipse . If you happened to be sitting on the moon facing Earth, it ...

Britain unveils Jane Austen bank note on anniversary

The note is the first British banknote to have raised dots for the blind and partially sighted. As it is made using the same materials as the polymer £5 note, the new tenner will again contain small amounts of tallow: rendered beef and mutton fat ...

Facebook announces Messenger ads expansion for businesses

There are sponsored messages and Facebook news feed advertisements that direct you to a Messenger chat with an AI (Artificial Intelligence) bot or human. The Messenger home screen ads beta program has been in operation since January but was restr...

Adrian Mannarino vs Novak Djokovic Wimbledon Men's 2017

The second Tuesday of The Championships is usually reserved for the last eight in the women's draw but this year there was a male usurper in the schedule which rather marred the feminine flavour of the day. Djokovic appeared to grimace in pain a coup...

Google, Facebook, Whats App soon Provides the Facility to Pay

Amazon is discussing the launch of UPI with a few banks. In an aim to make India a cashless economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) app for the Unified Payment Interface ( UPI ). "As a first step, we...

UNESCO Declares Hebron Old City A World Heritage Site

Unesco designated Hebron and the two adjoined shrines at its heart - the Jewish Tomb of the Patriarchs and the Muslim Ibrahimi Mosque - a "Palestinian World Heritage Site in Danger". The resolution is seen as a victory for Palestinian diplomacy and w...

KGI's 10 iPhone predictions: slimmest bezels ever on the OLED model

Had Apple been able to bring its in-display fingerprint recognition solution to this year's iPhone model, then it could have been first to market with a seriously cool and innovative feature. However, the feature may not be ready in time for this y...

After Attacking GOP Senator, Trump Group Pulls Ad From Airwaves

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who led the secret drafting of the measure and unveiled it last week, said lawmakers would continue negotiating, in a bid to bridge the "differences" that have split Republicans over the legislation .

Wisconsin gerrymandering case heads to U.S. supreme court

Arguments would likely be heard in the fall. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. It's the first case to challenge how far lawmakers may go to gain p...

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IFA 2017: Huawei reveals low-power Kirin 970 mobile AI chipset

Huawei says that as numerous existing systems rely on artificial intelligence based in the cloud - so not housed on a smartphone itself - small pieces of time can be lost as ...

ISS crew touches down, woman astronaut sets record

First stop Saturday night is Kazakhstan as usual for a Russian Soyuz capsule touchdown, then a brief detour to Germany before heading home to storm-crippled Houston. After landing ...

Apple's possible launch date for the iPhone 8

There is no telling as to how the iPhone 8 will combat Samsung's newest release but months and months of leaks and rumors already has the hype peaking at a boiling point. The WS...

French leader to press labor rules in central Europe tour

The French leader is set to raise concerns over so-called "posted workers" " those who are temporarily posted overseas by companies in their home countries " as he makes his first...

Verizon's new unlimited plans come with a few unpleasant surprises

The basic "gounlimited" plan limits video streaming to a resolution of 480p, while the more expensive "beyondunlimited" plan includes 720p streaming. Both accounts will slow do...

Done With Your Eclipse Glasses? Donate Them to Kids In South America

Now that the solar eclipse is over and we're all forced back inside to earn a living, what are we supposed to do with those goofy glasses we spent too much money on at the last m...

Kenya's Opposition Leader Decides to Take Election Dispute to Supreme Court

Meanwhile, the Kenya Human Rights Commission , or KHRC, says it is being targeted for closure by the state regulator, the NGO Coordination Board. However, according to a rever...

Uber Backer Benchmark Sues to Kick Kalanick Off Board

The suit relates to Uber's decision to increase the number of its voting directors on its board to 11 from eight, with the former CEO calling all the shots with regards to who wo...

HBO hackers demand millions in ransom note

The hackers instructed Mr Plepler to pay a ransom of "our six-month salary in bitcoin", claiming they earned $12m to $15m (£9m-£11m) from blackmailing other organisations, to preve...

Google fires engineer who "crossed the line" with diversity memo

Damore's 10-page memo went viral within the company, where it had both critics and defenders. On Saturday, a lengthy memo titled " Google's Ideological Echo Chamber " written...

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Lunar eclipse: How to see Monday's partial lunar eclipse in Cornwall

If you are traveling to a location where the total eclipse is visible , you should remove the glasses once the sun is completely covered by the moon and put them back on at ...

Become a citizen scientist for the solar eclipse

Become a citizen scientist for the solar eclipse

Be sure you can safely view the solar eclipse on August 21. Most of northern Utah, including Salt Lake and Utah valleys, will see up to 95 percent coverage of the sun during the...

Britain unveils Jane Austen bank note on anniversary

Britain unveils Jane Austen bank note on anniversary

The note is the first British banknote to have raised dots for the blind and partially sighted. As it is made using the same materials as the polymer £5 note, the new tenner will...

Facebook announces Messenger ads expansion for businesses

Facebook announces Messenger ads expansion for businesses

There are sponsored messages and Facebook news feed advertisements that direct you to a Messenger chat with an AI (Artificial Intelligence) bot or human. The Messenger home scr...

Adrian Mannarino vs Novak Djokovic Wimbledon Men's 2017

Adrian Mannarino vs Novak Djokovic Wimbledon Men's 2017

The second Tuesday of The Championships is usually reserved for the last eight in the women's draw but this year there was a male usurper in the schedule which rather marred the fe...