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Sci-tech 9 die in police firing in southern India
Author: 0 9 die in police firing in southern India

Agitators toppled vehicles, vandalized government offices and surrounded the district collector's office. A state minister defended the actions of the police, saying that it was "unavoidable". Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's party Makkal Needhi Maiam condemned the violence and blamed the government for its negligence, reported The Indian Express .

Sci-tech Pope Francis names 14 new cardinals from 5 continents
Author: 0 Pope Francis names 14 new cardinals from 5 continents

The LA Times described Francis' reported comments to Cruz as expressing a possibly " new level of acceptance of homosexuality " for the Catholic Church . The pope has upheld Catholic teaching on homosexuality, reiterating the church's opposition to same-sex relationships. These persons are called to fulfill God's will in their lives and, if they are Christians, to unite to the sacrifice of the Lord's Cross the difficulties they may encounter from their condition.

Sci-tech Goodbye To Google Play Music, Hello To New YouTube Music Service
Author: 0 Goodbye To Google Play Music, Hello To New YouTube Music Service

Recode detailed the new music service on May 16, claiming it'll be "functionally the same" as the current ones. YouTube's latest push into paid music streaming faces stiff competition from rivals that already command massive audiences. Music labels have pressed streaming companies for a greater share of revenue and more ways for listeners to pay for music. Google Assistant reportedly plays a larger role in the app's discovery abilities, while music and playlist recommendations will be made ...

Sci-tech Solar powered iPhone X available for nearly $6300
Author: 0 Solar powered iPhone X available for nearly $6300

In fact, Apple Insider added that the iPhone X Tesla's thickness was bumped up to 16.2mm from the original design's 7.7mm. The phone slated for Musk will even be customized with an etching of " Made on Earth by Humans ", a hat tip to a phrase written on the Tesla vehicle recently shot into outer space by Musk's company SpaceX, the release said.

Sci-tech PayPal agrees to buy iZettle for Dollars 2.2 bn
Author: 0 PayPal agrees to buy iZettle for Dollars 2.2 bn

Founded in Stockholm in 2010, iZettle started out selling credit and debit card readers that could be plugged into smart phones and tablets. In today's digital world, consumers want to be able to buy when, where and how they want. The deal will also help PayPal provide a more comprehensive suite of services to its merchants. According to a statement by the two companies, iZettle expects to generate gross revenue of about $165 million in 2018, with roughly $6 billion of total payment volume ...

Sci-tech Astronomers have found the oldest oxygen in the Universe
Author: 0 Astronomers have found the oldest oxygen in the Universe

If astronomers discovered oxygen in MACS1149-JD1, it meant that inside the galaxy , stars have formed even earlier and died in the galaxy. The team determined that, if the oxygen signature was from 500 million years after the Big Bang, then the first stars in that galaxy would have been born about 250 million years post-Big Bang.

Sci-tech RED Will Launch the Hydrogen One on AT&T and Verizon This Summer
Author: 0 RED Will Launch the Hydrogen One on AT&T and Verizon This Summer

Building off of the modular roots of the Moto Z , the Hydrogen One features a pogo pin system that will allow for add-ons that enhance the functionality of the phone over time. If you live in or around Los Angeles, AT&T will be demoing the Hydrogen One at Warner Bros. No pricing information was given with the announcement about the availability either.

Sci-tech NHTSA Probes Tesla Car Crash in Utah
Author: 0 NHTSA Probes Tesla Car Crash in Utah

According to Tesla technicians, the recovered data from the vehicle showed that the driver repeatedly cancelled and re-engaged the Autopilot features. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has sent an investigations team to Utah to probe the May 11 wreck, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

Sci-tech The Crew 2 closed beta announced
Author: 0 The Crew 2 closed beta announced

Also up for grabs is the Fast-Fav feature, which allows you to change your vehicle at the tap of a button depending on the terrain. Players will also be able to use the Fast-Fav feature, and instantly switch their vehicle type depending on the terrain they encounter as they explore a attractive open world recreation of the United States.

Sci-tech Xbox Adaptive Controller Has Been Announced By Microsoft
Author: 0 Xbox Adaptive Controller Has Been Announced By Microsoft

In a recent video unloaded by Microsoft, they provide numerous uses for the controller and how to give gamers the chance to get back into gaming. The Xbox Adaptive Controller was made in collaboration with several organisations including The AbleGamers Charity , The Cerebral Palsy Foundation , Craig Hospital , SpecialEffect , and Warfighter Engaged .

Sci-tech Will Meghan Markle's father skip the royal wedding?
Author: 0 Will Meghan Markle's father skip the royal wedding?

Thomas, a retired Hollywood lighting engineer who lives in Mexico, would walk his daughter to the altar at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, where the 36-year-old former actress is set to Wednesday Prince Harry (33), in front of 600 guests and an worldwide television audience of millions on May 19.

Sci-tech Banned ozone-destroying gas may still be in production
Author: 0 Banned ozone-destroying gas may still be in production

Because CFC-11 still accounts for one-quarter of all chlorine present in today's stratosphere, expectations for the ozone hole to heal by mid-century depend on an accelerating decline of CFC-11 in the atmosphere as its emissions diminish- which should happen with no new CFC-11 production.

Sci-tech Apple demands $1 Billion from Samsung for design patent violations
Author: 0 Apple demands $1 Billion from Samsung for design patent violations

The jury will have to decide if the Supreme Court's caveat applies to the current case, or if Apple's characterization of the matter is more correct. Judge Lucy Koh, who presided over a previous retrial, instituted a "Groundhog Day" rule, according to the BBC , meaning that no new evidence can be introduced, and the jury must not re-adjudicate the initial verdict that Samsung was found to have infringed on Apple's patents.

Sci-tech Battlefield V to be revealed next week
Author: 0 Battlefield V to be revealed next week

This and many other questions surrounding Battlefield V will surely be revealed next week during the game's reveal event, so we shouldn't have to wait much longer to find out. Battlefield V will be the follow-up to 2016's Battlefield 1 and while the naming convention between the two titles might be a bit odd, it's important to remember that the last mainline Battlefield title was indeed Battlefield 4 which released back in 2013.

Sci-tech Microsoft plans to launch low-priced Surface tablets to compete with iPads
Author: 0 Microsoft plans to launch low-priced Surface tablets to compete with iPads

That's weird, because we all know how the Surface plan played out: The first one was a billion-dollar disaster, but when Microsoft refocused around the Surface Pro line and stopped trying to compete with the iPad and instead market its powerful tablet PC as a MacBook alternative, sales soared, and the Surface found its niche as a high-end Windows machine.

Sci-tech Rumor: Pokemon Switch Titles Revealed, Will Be Pokemon Yellow Remake
Author: 0 Rumor: Pokemon Switch Titles Revealed, Will Be Pokemon Yellow Remake

Serebii is reporting that Nintendo used the same company to register the Let's Go domain names as they did for the official Pokemon Sun & Moon website. However, like traditional Pokemon titles, expect two versions. That's not to suggest that the Pokemon Switch titles will ask gamers to pick up their consoles to catch Pokemon , but it is an acknowledgement that the new games can have similar mechanics to Pokemon GO without stretching all that far.

Sci-tech Metro Exodus Delayed to 2019
Author: 0 Metro Exodus Delayed to 2019

Metro Exodus will now launch on PS4, Xbox One and PC in early 2019. It has nothing to do with THQ Nordic , but it does at least have an official release date... Deep Silver, at the conclusion of it's statement, did state that more of Metro: Exodus will be shown at E3 including "some brand new gameplay from a never before seen game environment for [players] to enjoy".

Sci-tech PlayStation Vita Physical Games Being Discontinued In US And Europe
Author: 0 PlayStation Vita Physical Games Being Discontinued In US And Europe

That's not to say support will stop, as digital releases for the system are still bound to continue. The end is nigh for the PlayStation Vita . It's been a long, odd life for the PlayStation Vita , a system that launched here in 2012 with the slogan "console gaming on the go" but quickly lost ground to mobile and tablet gaming, along with the surge of Nintendo's 3DS .

Sci-tech Nokia X6 launched in China: Price, specifications and more
Author: 0 Nokia X6 launched in China: Price, specifications and more

The Nokia X6 can be bought on May 21 in China starting at CNY1,299 ($204) for the most modest 4GB/32GB variant. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the back which has a glossy finish thanks to an all-glass design. The hues variations are blue, dark and silver. While the company launched four new smartphones, only the Nokia 7 Plus came with the 18:9 display. Currently, there is no word on global availability of the smartphone.

Sci-tech Honor 10 Priced Rs. 29999 Released in India
Author: 0 Honor 10 Priced Rs. 29999 Released in India

Front camera: On the front, the Honor 10 come with a 24-megapixel camera with portrait lighting feature. The Honor 10 has nearly all the features that one can look in a flagship smartphone from 2018 at an attractive price point. Qualcomm's ultrasonic solution allows OEMs to implement a fingerprint sensor under display, glass, or metal. It is powered by the company's HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC and is offered in one variant - 6GB RAM with 128GB storage.

Sci-tech Fortnite: Burst Assault Rifle arrives today but weekly patch delayed
Author: 0 Fortnite: Burst Assault Rifle arrives today but weekly patch delayed

Epic Games has not revealed how long server downtime will last for today, but if all goes to plan it should last for around two to three hours. We'll find out more once the update officially hits tomorrow morning. Last week, Thanos invaded the world of Fortnite in an epic Marvel crossover event. However, Epic Games delayed the release of the patch after discovering an "issue" with the update .

Sci-tech Now you can turn on/off your Pixel Buds through a triple tap
Author: 0 Now you can turn on/off your Pixel Buds through a triple tap

Simply double tap the right earbud will skip the now playing song, so it's a great way to navigate through a playlist without needing to take out your phone. And finally, Google has made it easy to switch your Pixel Buds connection between devices - all you have to do is to select your Pixel Buds from the Bluetooth menu of the desired device.

Sci-tech Rainbow Six Siege Free Play Weekend Returns Again This Week
Author: 0 Rainbow Six Siege Free Play Weekend Returns Again This Week

Now we catch the villa in a snapshot of time: Vinciguerras are burning documents and transporting their holdings before the big raid. Arriving within Operation Para Bellum , Alibi is a defender that utilises her holograms to deceive enemies, seemingly getting the drop on them.

Sci-tech HTC Announces Plans For A Blockchain Smartphone
Author: 0 HTC Announces Plans For A Blockchain Smartphone

What this means is that all of you cryptotraders will have no problems managing your "money" and accessing it via all sorts of avenues. HTC is hoping that all its Exodus phones will act as nodes for facilitating blockchain transactions, including cryptocurrency exchange.

Sci-tech Meghan Markle's father may not attend royal wedding
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's father may not attend royal wedding

Markle Sr. and the photographer chose the party shop for the photos because they arrived at the suit store after it closed. However, reports in the U.S. While Meghan Markle deals with the last-minute change to her wedding party, Kensington Palace released a rather sympathetic statement to Entertainment Tonight regarding the absence of the bride's father.

Sci-tech Kia confirms 48-volt mild hybrid Sportage is coming
Author: 0 Kia confirms 48-volt mild hybrid Sportage is coming

New Kia Ceed will be second model to gain hybrid tech. Because the MHSG integrates directly with the engine, driving the crankshaft via a belt, there is little need to repackage the engine bay. The MHSG can then quickly restart the engine the moment the driver presses the accelerator pedal. The system uses a mild-hybrid starter/generator (MHSG) unit which replaces the standard alternator found in 12V vehicles.

Sci-tech New WhatsApp Group Chat Features Offer More Control And Customization
Author: 0 New WhatsApp Group Chat Features Offer More Control And Customization

WhatsApp group chats can include up to 256 participants, making the app viable for chat rooms rather than just a way to discuss among a couple of friends. The group-focused updates are rolling out today, May 15, for both iPhone and Android users. Now in group settings, admins can now restrict who can change the group's subject, icon, and description.

Sci-tech SkyMapper Telescope Detects Fastest Growing Black Hole In The Universe
Author: 0 SkyMapper Telescope Detects Fastest Growing Black Hole In The Universe

It takes a million years to grow by 1%, but given it's already estimated to be as big as 20 billion suns, that means the black hole, also known as a quasar , is growing by around 66.5 million Earths annually. They believe objects like these are extremely rare but could be the key to gain more insight into the beginning and expansion of our universe. Dr Wolf said the Gaia satellite confirmed the object that they had found was sitting still, meaning that it was far away and it was a candidate ...

Sci-tech Apple's California Self-Driving Car Test Fleet Continues to Grow
Author: 0 Apple's California Self-Driving Car Test Fleet Continues to Grow

At this stage, Apple hasn't been authorized to test self-driving cars independent of human supervision; for that, the company will need to submit a separate permit to the DMV - something Waymo did last month . That gives it the second-largest fleet in the US, ahead of Waymo's 51 cars, but still well behind GM Cruise, which boasts 104. The number of cars is more than companies like Google, Uber, Waymo.

Sci-tech HP lauches new Windows 10 Elitebooks, ENVY laptops, desktop with Alexa
Author: 0 HP lauches new Windows 10 Elitebooks, ENVY laptops, desktop with Alexa

As a smart speaker, the AiO 34 also comes with a massive soundbar with four Bang & Olufsen speakers and two passive radiators specially arranged to project a cone of sound at the user. It will go on sale in the United States in June with a starting price of $1,449 (approximately Rs. 97,900). As of press time, Canadian prices and availability were not yet available.