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Facebook to share data with aid groups after natural disasters

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Facebook worked with disaster response organizations to identify what data is most helpful and most scarce in these situations. The first of the three uses Facebook's existing tech to create a location density map . Facebook will create maps showing areas where people are declaring themselves safe and where help may be needed. "It's important for both our organizations", Dale Kunce, the American Red Cross's Global Lead for Information Communications Technology and Analytics, said of the ... Read More »

Emergence of Modern Humans Pushed Back 100000 Years by Morocco Find

How long has our species been around? There is broad agreement among scientists that Homo sapiens originated in Africa. The researchers used microcomputer tomographic scans and statistical shape analysis based on hundreds of 3D measurements to show that the facial shape of the fossils are nearly indistinguishable from modern humans. Read More »

SpaceX wins contract to launch secret Air Force space plane

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A major shift in power is underway in the commercial space industry. SpaceX will take over the launch of the US Air Force's secretive X-37B "space plane" - a first for Elon Musk's aerospace company. According to a report by ArsTechnica , the USA military opted to use SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket for the launch due to the reduced costs in comparison to the Atlas V rocket used for previous spy plane launches. Read More »

Tehran attackers fought for ISIS, Iran says

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates cut ties with Qatar this week and has blocked several of the country's media outlets. However, it stopped short of directly blaming the kingdom for the attack, though many in the country expressed suspicion Iran's regional rival had a hand in the attack. Read More »

Dragon drops new solo album 'Kwon Ji Yong'

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Check out the " Untitled, 2014 " MV above! Earlier this month, the title track in the rapper's new album was initially revealed as "Bullshit". Unlike other album releases or comebacks, G-Dragon's " Kwon Ji Yong " released only minimal teasers before the actual release date of the actual album. Read More »

Apple expected to unveil new Siri speaker at developer conference

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The Siri-infused speaker will really focus on producing quality surround sound and may also have a feature that can measure the room it's in and adjust its sound accordingly, the report said. With these changes Apple is hoping to show off that it's still the voice assistant to beat, though we'll have to wait until later this year to see for ourselves. Read More »

India launches powerful new rocket

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The latest launch has also marked the first orbital mission of GSLV MkIII and aims to evaluate the vehicle performance, including the ISRO-developed cryogenic engine, during the flight. The space agency's director, A.S. Kiran Kumar, said it is the heaviest rocket and satellite to be launched from India. With fewer propulsion stages and, therefore, control systems, the Mk-III is far more reliable than the GSLV and the PSLV. Read More »

Apple speaker 'an echo of its competitors'

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Apple's John Ternus speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 5, 2017 . You will also be able to use it to set a timers and give you reminders. Shipments of intelligent home speakers surged almost 600 per cent year-over-year to 4.2 million units in the fourth quarter, with Amazon taking about 88 per cent share and Google 10 percent, according to consultant Strategy Analytics. Read More »

India set to launch heaviest satellite

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ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar had said the mission is important as "it was the heaviest-ever rocket and satellite to be launched from the country". While it is slightly shorter than its predecessor - the 160-foot (49 m) GSLV Mark II - the new version is 200 tons heavier and can deliver satellites weighing up to 8,818 lbs. Read More »

Analyzing with technical analysis: Boston Scientific (BSX), Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA)

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Dodge & Cox acquired a new stake in Twenty-First Century Fox during the fourth quarter worth $1,932,490,000. The last session's volume of 7.19 million shares was higher than its average volume of 10.57 million shares. The Gross Margin Score is calculated by looking at the Gross Margin and the overall stability of the company over the course of 8 years. Standard Life Investments Ltd decreased Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) stake by 329,177 shares to 7.65 million valued at ... Read More »

Johnny Gat is back in Agents of Mayhem as pre-order DLC

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Today, Saints Row developer Volition announced those who pre-order the studio's third-person open world action game, Agents of Mayhem , will be able to play Gat in the game. His love of guns and wanton destruction (and hate of robots) made him a flawless fit for MAYHEM. For those that prefer to pre-order digitally, the 13th Agent will be Lazarus. Read More »

Smarter Siri, More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

Users also have the option of sending an auto reply to contacts listed in Favorites to let them know they are driving and cannot respond until they arrive at their destination. If there is an arrow, tap it. Meanwhile, the iOS 11 update will improve digital assistant Siri's voice and language capabilities with the help of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Read More »

MacBook Air is good and kicking; it will get a better CPU

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Also, the newly refreshed MacBook measures just 13.1 mm in thickness. Apple's updated iMac and MacBook computers are available immediately online and in stores from tomorrow. It has a display with 5K resolution and can be assembled with 8-core, 10-core or 18-core Xeon processors. The 27-inch Retina 5K display that supports one billion colours makes the device gorgeous as ever. Read More »

BTIG Research Upgrades Rating On Kite Pharma, Inc. (KITE) To "Buy"

Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $82.14. (NASDAQ: KITE ). Helen Susan Kim, EVP, Business Development disclosed the sale of 2,400 shares of KITE stock. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Read More »

Apple Announces Smart Home Audio Speaker HomePod

When it comes to mobile assistance, Google Now and Apple's Siri are well developed. Amazon has a almost two-year head start with its popular Echo home speaker, which has thousands of skills and features using its Alexa virtual assistant. Read More »

Rangers: Fabio Cardoso becomes fourth signing of busy Ibrox summer

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Rae said, "When I went in for the number three job, Pedro asked me my take on things". He becomes the second Portuguese centre-back to move to Rangers this summer after full worldwide Bruno Alves joined from Cagliari. "He is aggressive looking for the one-v-one and looking for finishing and he can perform on the right or left". Mexican midfielder Carlos Pena arrived in Glasgow last week for talks and fellow countryman, forward Eduardo Herrera, is also in Scotland as Gers continue ... Read More »

Thor Industries reports record breaking Third Quarter Results

Alps Advsr invested 0% of its portfolio in Thor Industries, Inc . Kornitzer Management Ks holds 562,760 shares or 0.6% of its portfolio. Finemark Bancorporation, Florida-based fund reported 25 shares. (NYSE:THO) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: "Mid-Day Market Update: Thor Industries Climbs On Earnings Beat; Francesca's ..." published on June 06, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "Thor: A Hidden Gem Set To Motor Higher" with publication date: June 06, ... Read More »

Trump claims credit for Arab countries cutting ties with Qatar

Qatar denies the accusations. French President Emmanuel Macron called for Gulf unity, saying he was ready to back "all initiatives to encourage calm". Ordinary Qataris were loading up on supplies in supermarkets, fearing shortages. Qatar's stock index was roughly unchanged after plummeting 8.7 percent over the last two days. Read More »

Honda Plays Catch-Up With Electric Car, Autonomous Driving Goals

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Honda Motor Co. plans to unveil its first global electric vehicle model this year and introduce fully self-driving cars around 2025 as the Japanese automaker plays catch-up in the two areas. "The system also can detect pedestrians and bicyclists at night with only partial visibility". Other auto giants including BMW and Ford has also said that they will introduce vehicles with the same characteristics by 2021 while for Nissan plans to launched its model by 2020. Read More »

Tapes on Reddit teasing latest Hello Games DLC news?

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So what does this all mean? While the cassettes themselves contain oddly spooky music and odd noises that don't seem to make any sense, when ran through a spectrograph, the numbers that result can be translated to words like "portal". According to NeoGAF , there were 16 packages sent out to Reddit mods, containing a bunch of No Man's Sky-themed swag, as well as a cassette tape. News of this potential update to Hello Games space exploration game comes ahead of the hotly anticipated Sony ... Read More »

Moto Z2 Play Officially Launched in India At Price of INR 27999

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Moto Z2 Play is the successor to Moto Z , and Moto Z Play smartphones announced previous year. Here are the specifications of the Motorola Moto Z2 Play launched in India today. The rear camera is capable of recording 4K videos, and the selfie camera can handle 1080p videos. While megapixel count doesn't completely define the camera output, the sensor size and type makes a difference. Read More »

Apple squelches commitment critics with new iMacs

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AMD said that the Radeon Pro 580, which is the top end model, has 5.5 trillion floating-point operations per second (T/FLOPS) of compute performance in a thermal envelope AMD claims is perfectly suited to the iMac's slim all-in-one design. Read More »

The iMac Pro is Apple's most powerful computer ever

Apple says the new iMac Pro is "the most powerful Mac ever", designed for the most demanding workflows. The computer ships with an 8-core Xeon processor, with the option to improve the specification to up to 18 cores. You can compare models at Apple's site using this link . You can further up the power (and price) with 16GB of memory, or pair an even more expensive Core i7 processor with up to 64GB of memory, but the standard new 4K iMac loadout stands on its own. Read More »