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Sci-tech Trump tariff: President says he's not 'backing down'
Author: 0 Trump tariff: President says he's not 'backing down'

Now, he's about to take his bad trade policy to an even more risky place. "We are not looking to get into trade wars", he said . Senator John Thune, a South Dakota Republican , on Monday night said that Republicans were still looking at what legislative recourse they have to stop Trump's action on trade, but first they were trying to convince him not to go through with it.

Sci-tech Divvy stations added to Apple Maps, a bike-sharing data app
Author: 0 Divvy stations added to Apple Maps, a bike-sharing data app

We first learned about Apple working on bike-sharing information into Maps last April, but the company's partnership with Ito World provides the them with a large portfolio of bike-sharing data. But it can be quite useful if you're traveling to another city and you want to ride a bike. With this update, you can type "bike sharing" in any city and find the name of the service and the location of the closest station.

Sci-tech Spotify is officially in South Africa and here's how much it costs
Author: 0 Spotify is officially in South Africa and here's how much it costs

David Pak, previous CEO of eMusic, commented on CNN about the war between Spotify and Apple Music. The tool itself was publicly announced today, but had been in testing since last fall . 2 in US subscribers behind Spotify AB, is quickly gaining ground against its rival and may overtake it this summer. For instance, Line-In includes a number or surveys to test a submitter's music knowledge.

Sci-tech Next Hearthstone Expansion Is Called
Author: 0 Next Hearthstone Expansion Is Called "The Witchwood", Brings New Mechanics

Next month, those cunning and courageous enough to hunt down monsters and outwit witches can claim their bounty in the form of 135 hair-raising new cards, complete with some uncanny new gameplay mechanics. Ben Brode and company provide more details on the gameplay implications of the new cards in the Blair Witch-style video above, adding to a delightful collection of very odd Hearthstone trailers.

Sci-tech Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Author: 0 Sir Tim Berners-Lee

And he urged people to close the digital divide by supporting affordable online access in poorer countries, so that we do not deepen existing inequalities going forward. "What's more, the fact that power is concentrated among so few companies has made it possible to weaponise the web at scale ", he noted. The letter also sees Berners-Lee reaffirm his desire to bring the web to the entire world sooner rather than later, though he's unsure whether the half of the world without the web ...

Sci-tech Why the earth is not flat. Neil deGrasse Tyson destroys flat earthers
Author: 0 Why the earth is not flat. Neil deGrasse Tyson destroys flat earthers

What is completely extraordinary is the fact that these flat-earthers believe that all other celestial bodies are round except for the earth. Tyson opens the 9-minute video on Youtube with the phrase "We have video from space of the rotating spherical Earth, The Earth is round" when co-host Chuck asks if the Earth is flat or round.

Sci-tech Cortana integration and more are coming to Microsoft Teams this year
Author: 0 Cortana integration and more are coming to Microsoft Teams this year

Microsoft has now announced that Teams is now being used by over 200,000 organizations around the world including GM, A.P. Moller-Maersk, ConocoPhillips, Macy's, NASCAR, Navistar, RLH Corporation, and Technicolor. Background blur on video-The ability to blur your background during video calls will allow other meeting attendees to focus on you, not what's behind you.

Sci-tech Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Nintendo Switch Developer Revealed
Author: 0 Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Nintendo Switch Developer Revealed

Instead, it's Toys For Bob, another developer that's quite familiar with working on big franchises. Gamers who are itching to download Crash Bandicoot N. Activision has released a new set of screenshots for Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy . " Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy " is available now for PlayStation 4 and will arrive for Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC platforms on July 10.

Sci-tech Philips Hue smart lightning hits the garden with outdoor lamp options
Author: 0 Philips Hue smart lightning hits the garden with outdoor lamp options

The outdoor range will go on sale in the USA and Europe starting this July. Philips adds that the White range is ideal for placing near doors to welcome either yourself or visitors. Simply choose a color which suits your mood, or even go one step further and change your lighting to reflect your guest's favorite color palette, dimming to create a more intimate setting as the night draws on.

Sci-tech Apple to Launch New Entry-Level MacBook Soon
Author: 0 Apple to Launch New Entry-Level MacBook Soon

The MacBook Air 2018 has already been announced as a cheaper laptop that Apple wants to launch for it customers, in order to increase sales for the mode. The MacBook, meanwhile, has a 12-inch display with 2304 x 1440 resolution. However, the new notebook would have a much more higher resolution than the MacBook Air's current 1440 x 900.

Author: 0 "Honor 7C with 5.99" HD+ Display & Snapdragon 450 SoC Goes Official

It has a dual camera setup with 13 megapixels primary sensor and 2 megapixels secondary sensor. For selfies, it houses an 8MP front camera with flash. While the Honor 9 Lite came with glass back body, the upcoming Honor 7C features a metal unibody design. The Honor 7C will be coming with a dedicated MicroSD card slot for storage expansion.

Sci-tech Sir William Henry Perkin dedicated a Google doodle on his birth anniversary
Author: 0 Sir William Henry Perkin dedicated a Google doodle on his birth anniversary

Interestingly, Perkin made the discovery quite At the age of 15, Perkin joined the Royal Collage of Chemistry under the guidance of August Wilhelm von Hofmann, who had the time had published a hypothesis on how it might be possible to synthesise quinine, an expensive natural substance much in demand for the treatment of malaria.

Sci-tech Sydney ferries go contactless
Author: 0 Sydney ferries go contactless

If you usually have Child, Concession or Seniors travel concession, you should stick to your Opal card for now. "It's created to be be able to be convenient for tourists, for those who left their Opal at home, it's about convenience", Mr Constance said.

Sci-tech Samsung Electronics showcases Galaxy S9 in Mexico
Author: 0 Samsung Electronics showcases Galaxy S9 in Mexico

The report notes that Samsung may not include the under-display fingerprint scanner despite all the rage during the Mobile World Congress and Consumer Electronics Show this year. According to the data compiled by industry tracker Counterpoint Research, the company accounted for 38.3 percent of the region's smartphone market a year ago.

Sci-tech Latest OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta brings Android 8.1
Author: 0 Latest OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta brings Android 8.1

Chances are, it may do so very soon, probably in the next couple of days. The update brings a lot of changes, including a bump of Android version to 8.1 Oreo. The update brings some cool features to the already interesting smartphone. After the software update, OnePlus 5T users get a new gaming mode and also add new optimizations in gaming mode for immersive gaming experience including power saving and pausing adaptive brightness.

Sci-tech Auburn faces Charleston on Friday in return to NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Auburn faces Charleston on Friday in return to NCAA Tournament

Virginia doesn't have a great deal of insight into the Retrievers (24-10), but Bennett does have some knowledge of Lyles, who hit "the shot heard 'round the nation", as described on UMBC's athletic website. The Shockers (25-7) have the type of roster that can make another deep March run, led by guard Landry Shamut and big man Markis McDuffie. After announcing the automatic bids, Greg Gumbel of TBS began revealing the at-large qualifiers alphabetically in groups of six.

Sci-tech Eddie Jones ready to make changes ahead of Ireland clash
Author: 0 Eddie Jones ready to make changes ahead of Ireland clash

Ireland will travel to Twickenham on Saturday in search of only their third ever Six Nations Grand Slam and Jones is ready to ring the changes as he looks to avoid a potential fifth-place finish. "The way we defended, I had never seen that", said wing Remy Grosso, who was named man of the match. The win against 2017 champions England was all the more pleasing because France were still without the players who were axed from the squad for going on a night out following the 32-26 defeat by ...

Sci-tech Trump, Turnbull working on steel tariff exemption agreement
Author: 0 Trump, Turnbull working on steel tariff exemption agreement

Critics point out that the tariffs will do more harm than good to the overall United States economy. "We have to chose whether we want rules-based trade. She also downplayed a link made by Trump between NAFTA and the metals tariffs, saying they were separate issues. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called Trump on Monday to "forcefully defend" the interests of Canadian workers and to stress that the tariffs would not help talks to modernize the NAFTA trade pact, according to a government ...

Sci-tech Shubhankar, Wallace share lead after 3rd round in Indian Open
Author: 0 Shubhankar, Wallace share lead after 3rd round in Indian Open

Sharma, who broke the course round on Friday with an eight-under-par 64, saw his challenge disintegrate as he registered a three-over 75 which contained three double-bogeys, three further dropped shots and six birdies. "I holed out at the second, made a few good birdies and got a bad bounce on the 17th". It was a birdie after a chip in from the fringes at the last hole which earned him a place at the top after he held the lead briefly on his back nine as fortunes fluctuated too frequently on ...

Author: 0 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is Sei Investments Co.'s 10th Largest Position

It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Jim Chanos decreased its stake in Crown Holdings Inc (CCK) by 31.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, February 2 by UBS. (NYSE:AET) on Tuesday, February 2 with "Hold" rating. On Monday, February 27 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy".

Sci-tech Oppo F7 with notch display launching in India on March 26
Author: 0 Oppo F7 with notch display launching in India on March 26

Like every year, Oppo is teasing the selfie camera on the Oppo F7 , and it will be an industry's first 25MP shooter, succeeding the Vivo V7's 24MP selfie shooter. The Oppo F7 will resemble the Oppo F5 from the rear with a fingerprint sensor and Oppo branding. The cricketer is likely to be Hardik Pandya. The latter has been subjected to several rumors, including a 6.28-inch display and the notch.

Sci-tech Chelsea beats Palace in EPL before trip to Barcelona
Author: 0 Chelsea beats Palace in EPL before trip to Barcelona

Chelsea have turned to Olivier Giroud to shake off their slump in front of goal as Antonio Conte's men host Crystal Palace on Saturday. Antonio Conte's side have lost four of their last five Premier League games; their previous four defeats in the competition came over a run of 30 matches.

Sci-tech South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks
Author: 0 South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks

The two officials posing with fans in the masks have been identified as Cricket South Africa's head of commercial and marketing Clive Eksteen and head of communications Altaaf Kazi . "They wanted to come with them". "Initially security wouldn't let them in.we found out because (the spectators) contacted us and we then went to security and got them in".

Sci-tech A Wrinkle In Time With Jennifer Lee
Author: 0 A Wrinkle In Time With Jennifer Lee

As Disney releases the big screen adaptation of " A Wrinkle in Time ", the history behind its religious controversy has once again surfaced. As Black directors behind two of the most anticipated movies of the year, Coogler honors DuVernay calling her a "pioneer".

Sci-tech Trump Agrees To Meet North Korean Leader
Author: 0 Trump Agrees To Meet North Korean Leader

It would be the first face-to-face meeting in history between a USA president and a North Korean leader. "You're on the way to a historical meeting no USA president has ever done", the former National Basketball Association star told The Associated Press after news broke Thursday of plans to arrange a meeting between the Trump and Kim .

Sci-tech Motorola announces 25 Moto Hubs in Kolkata
Author: 0 Motorola announces 25 Moto Hubs in Kolkata

The company has been working hard on its Moto Mod line up to help differentiate itself from the competition by giving its compatible Z series handsets additional functionality through integrated add-ons. Motorola countered our reported with a very vague statement, saying the layoffs were less than half of the existing staff (AP confirmed it to be a total of 190 people) and that the Moto Z family would live on.

Sci-tech Tesla Inc (TSLA) VP Eric Branderiz Sells 401 Shares
Author: 0 Tesla Inc (TSLA) VP Eric Branderiz Sells 401 Shares

BB has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it presents bullish trend of 6.44% in last five regular trading sessions. About 3.68 million shares traded. Bessemer Grp reported 0% stake. The Nicholas Investment Partners Lp holds 56,931 shares with $2.79M value, up from 41,461 last quarter.

Sci-tech Actions on Google get better media playback, more subscriptions, and custom commands
Author: 0 Actions on Google get better media playback, more subscriptions, and custom commands

Third-party developers create conversation-based actions on the Assistant, which means new Actions on Google will result in new Assistant features for users as well. Google goes a step further, demonstrating Assistant's new abilities with a custom-built robotic arm that follows Google Assistant's instructions to sort socks, and even a custom beer ordering system built into a sofa.

Sci-tech See Dramatic Cyclones Churning on Jupiter's Surface in These New NASA Photos
Author: 0 See Dramatic Cyclones Churning on Jupiter's Surface in These New NASA Photos

Of all the images released by Juno to date, the computer-reconstructed infrared views of Jupiter's atmosphere , like the one pictured above, are particularly awe-inspiring. "We were wrong about it", he said via email. Jonathan Fortney of the University of California, Santa Cruz, who was not involved in the research, called the findings "extremely robust" and said they show "high-precision measurements of a planet's gravitational field can be used to answer questions of deep planetary ...

Sci-tech Google puts artists centre stage on search
Author: 0 Google puts artists centre stage on search

This update is an expansion of the "Posts on Google" feature that the company first rolled out for big companies and celebrities in 2016, and included local businesses previous year, The Verge reported. You'll know if the update is official because will have a blue checkmark next to the name of the verified artist. According to the company, this feature is live for "all musicians who show up on Google worldwide".

Sci-tech Alexa Randomly Laughs, And It's Freaking Out Amazon Echo Owners
Author: 0 Alexa Randomly Laughs, And It's Freaking Out Amazon Echo Owners

In the meantime, Amazon Echo owners will just have to put up with Alexa's creepy laugh. It turns out that, in rare circumstances, Alexa can mistakenly hear the phrase "Alexa, laugh" even when that's not what was said. The tweet included a picture of a multi-story, modern book shop overlaid with "The Bookstore That Enslaved Humanity". Amazon is trying to make controlling music via Alexa more appealing to consumers since the music service itself isn't as popular as others out there.