Global deal would limit use of coolant

Specifically, the deal aims to reduce hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which once upon a time were seen as a "green" alternative to things used in refrigeration and air conditioning that were thought to be causing a hole in the ozone layer. HFCs don't get ... More..

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Amazon's unlimited streaming service is now live
by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Amazon's unlimited streaming service is now live

The latter company has launched its own music streaming service called Amazon Music Unlimited , which is now up and available to use by anyone. Amazon Music Unlimited might actually lead the way in the US ...More..

by | Monday, October 17, 2016

China launches manned mission to experimental space station

The pair aim to dock with an orbiting space lab and remain aboard for 30 days, a crucial step in China's plans to operate its own space station by 2022, and part of a much broader space program that has ambitio...More..

by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Some 200 countries agree on deal to cut greenhouse gases

In a landmark step, 197 nations, including India, today struck a legally-binding deal after intense negotiations in the Rawandan capital Kigali to phase down hydrofluorocarbons. Rwanda, Oct15 :More than 150 cou...More..

by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

US removes limits on bringing in Cuban rum, cigars

You can can now bring back up to 100 cigars and 1 liter of rum from any country that sells them, as long as they're for personal use. While the changes do not end the embargo, they are seen as another signifi...More..

by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Putin says militants in Aleppo use civilians as shields

A brief ceasefire in Syria that was brokered by Russian Federation and the United States collapsed last month. Fresh air strikes and artillery fire in Aleppo on Wednesday left at least seven people dead, an w...More..

Giants tackle Ereck Flowers shoved an ESPN reporter in the locker room
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Giants tackle Ereck Flowers shoved an ESPN reporter in the locker room

ESPN beat reporter Jordan Ranaan confirmed to Newsday on Sunday night that he was shoved by Flowers , who had been conducting an interview with two other reporters in front of his locker. As to whether Flow...More..

What in the World Happened to Gold and Silver Prices Last Week?
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

What in the World Happened to Gold and Silver Prices Last Week?

The gold price continued to rise on Monday, October 10 in morning trading, finding support from Chinese buying and disappointing United States data. The metal slid 4.5 percent last week, touching a four-month...More..

North Carolina rescues storm victims as Matthew heads out to sea
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

North Carolina rescues storm victims as Matthew heads out to sea

Southeast coast. The death toll in the US reached at least 16, after the storm earlier lay waste to Haiti, where it left hundreds dead. He says Hurricane Matthew could cause the worst flooding in North Caro...More..

Snapchat parent prepares IPO at $25B valuation
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Snapchat parent prepares IPO at $25B valuation

Snapchat is considering going public with a $25 billion valuation, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Snap Inc declined to comment on its plan to go public. Snapchat has some 150 million daily a...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Resident Evil 7 Kitchen VR Demo Available on Day 1

According to a tweet from PlayStation Europe, Resident Evil 7's VR mode will be exclusive to the PlayStation headset for 12 months. Come October 13 , and PlayStation VR will be the third major home VR la...More..

Feds probe Ford F-150s for sudden brake loss
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Feds probe Ford F-150s for sudden brake loss

Owners reported they are uncertain if vehicle doors are properly latched. Now, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some drivers of 2015 trucks have complained of similar issues, w...More..

Obama, DiCaprio team up against climate change
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Obama, DiCaprio team up against climate change

Obama's appearance with DiCaprio, who visited the White House to screen a new documentary, occurred as the Paris agreement on climate change is soon to come into force. power plants to undergo drastic reduction...More..

Russian Federation urges U.S. to assess situation on Syria cooperation
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Russian Federation urges U.S. to assess situation on Syria cooperation

The U.S. hasn't ruled out restating talks with Russian Federation, if it takes significant action to halt the bloodshed in Syria. The Russian embassy in the Syrian capital of Damascus was shelled with mortars...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Yahoo 'secretly scanned emails for US authorities'

When asked if Facebook had ever received a similar government directive, Stamos replied that he would "pass that to Facebook comms", which has not yet responded. And on Tuesday, Reuters added the name of yet ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

With EU Vote, Paris Climate Agreement Is Poised To Become Binding

Sixty-two have done so but they only accounted for about 52 percent of emissions. "After the United States joined in September, India's joining represents the fulfillment of that shared objective and a sign...More..

by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Hurricane Matthew strengthens into a 'major' storm; Florida still a possible target

The hurricane also was headed for a brush with the Colombia-Venezuela border area near the Maracaibo oil region on Friday. Hurricane watches have been issued for Jamaica. Those along the coasts of Venezuela a...More..

Now iPhone 7 has started exploding
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Now iPhone 7 has started exploding

However, this made the regional recall process a quite simpler for Samsung . According to ABC, the CPSC received around 20 reports since early previous year about exploding Samsung washing machines and t...More..

Sanders fans slowly come around to Clinton
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Sanders fans slowly come around to Clinton

Sanders nodded and smiled as she spoke, and she smiled as he riffed on favorite themes from his primary, including the role of special interests in politics. But the enthusiasm that young voters - including man...More..

Welch Cancer Center open house set for October 3
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Welch Cancer Center open house set for October 3

Our family is full of previvors and survivors, and because we are empowered by the information we have from genetic testing and we know what any of us could face at any time, we are all prepared to support each...More..

Hyatt Hotels Uses Aviatrix and Microsoft Azure for Faster Expansion
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Hyatt Hotels Uses Aviatrix and Microsoft Azure for Faster Expansion

The company also announced artificial intelligence features at the Ignite conference such as the new functions of its personal digital assistant Cortana and launch of cloud-based intelligent tools suc...More..

by | Monday, September 26, 2016

S Korea orders more checks on Galaxy Note 7 batteries

It's highly unlikely that Samsung will release another software update to bring back the white battery indicator on the Galaxy Note 7, so it's safe to say that green will be the color of your battery indicator ...More..

by | Monday, September 26, 2016

The relationship between Canada and China, by the numbers

The premier urged Chinese companies to get prepared for the tough competition from their Canadian counterparts, and learn from the advanced technologies and management of Canadian businesses. Li said he will me...More..

These A-List Actors Were Considered for Doctor Strange
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

These A-List Actors Were Considered for Doctor Strange

First up is our newsstand cover, featuring the one and only Benedict Cumberbatch as surgeon-turned-magical-hand-gesticulator, Stephen Strange. How determined was director Scott Derrickson to get Benedict C...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Ted Cruz finally endorses Donald Trump for president

The two men clashed repeatedly during the primaries, as Trump taunted the senator with the nickname "Lyin' Ted", suggested Cruz wasn't eligible to be president due to his Canadian birthplace, and even specu...More..

Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars

The two red dwarf stars are a mere 11 million kilometres (7 million miles) apart. Using the gravitational lensing technique and the Hubble Telescope, the team figured out that it is the second scenario. Ast...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

South Korea orders battery safety measures for Samsung Note 7

An official with the agency, Nam Taek-joo, said Samsung's "plan to remove hazards in the markets is insufficient". The Galaxy Note 7 phone went on sale in August to glowing reviews but has now become Samsung'...More..

Yahoo says 500 million users were hacked by 'state-sponsored actor'
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Yahoo says 500 million users were hacked by 'state-sponsored actor'

A large-scale data breach was first rumored in August when a hacker who goes by the name of "Peace" claimed to be selling data from 200 million Yahoo users online. Verizon said it still doesn't know enough abou...More..

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Britain to ratify Paris Agreement by the end of 2016

On Wednesday, 31 countries, accounting for 47.7 percent of global emissions, formally signed up for the climate change deal. The agreement will take effect when 55 countries representing at least 55% of global ...More..

'Out of control' Chinese space station to crash to earth in 2017
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

'Out of control' Chinese space station to crash to earth in 2017

There's probably no reason to panic just yet. Now, however, Chinese officials have announced that the space station will burn up in Earth's atmosphere sometime late next year. In their media conference, the C...More..

Climate deal tops required 55 ratifications
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Climate deal tops required 55 ratifications

China and the USA, the world's top two polluters earlier this month signaled their intent to ratify the climate agreement. A number of other relatively large emitters were on that list, including Canada (1.95 p...More..

Here's why Google street view is blurring cows faces
by | Saturday, September 17, 2016

Here's why Google street view is blurring cows faces

Google Street View posted on its website that it automatically blurs faces and license plates in its imagery to protect people's privacy. The picture, which quickly went viral and was retweeted over 14,000 ti...More..

Japan opposition party picks first female leader
by | Friday, September 16, 2016

Japan opposition party picks first female leader

Her male contenders, former party leader Seiji Maehara and relative unknown Yuichiro Tamaki, received 203 and 116 votes respectively. She said yesterday that her party faces an uphill battle against the LDP, ...More..

Amazon Echo speaker United Kingdom launch price revealed
by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Amazon Echo speaker United Kingdom launch price revealed

Alexa can play music from services such as Spotify and Pandora, purchase you hundreds of items from Amazon's online store, answer trivia questions and set alarms. You can also use Echo for important daily ne...More..

6GB RAM, Snapdragon 821 and much more
by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

6GB RAM, Snapdragon 821 and much more

Additional features for the Xiaomi Mi 5 s include nano sim slots (hinting a dual-SIM feature), USB Type-C connectivity, and the Quick Charge 3.0 option for the 3,490 mAh battery. Information about the Xiaomi...More..

Senior official says UK exploring national internet filter
by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Senior official says UK exploring national internet filter

During the course of a speech at the Billington Cyber Security Summit in Washington, Ciaran Martin - the CEO of the UK's new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) - said that the United Kingdom is moving to...More..

by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

You'll have to wait months for a Jet Black iPhone 7 Plus

Maybe this is the reason why it has come out with a new TV commercial which is creating more buzz than the iPhone itself! A company rep told Mashable , via email, that this version of the iPhone 7 will not b...More..

by | Sunday, September 11, 2016

Black Lives Matters Shuts Down London Runway

Although the United Kingdom is the biggest per capita contributor to rising global temperatures according to these figures, seven out of ten of the countries most impacted by the environmental changes are in su...More..

by | Sunday, September 11, 2016

Saints' Winless Preseason Foreshadows Regular Season Failure

The Saints are 3-2-1 in match-ups played in New Orleans, with the Black and Gold having won each of the last three contests in the series. Before the 2015 preseason, the last time New Orleans went winless in...More..

Sept 11-Ground Zero Flag story
by | Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sept 11-Ground Zero Flag story

After that, the original flag went missing for 15 years. Hours after the attacks, firefighters with the Fire Department of NY spotted a flag onboard the Star of America, a yacht docked at the marina near the ...More..

On Russia TV, Trump says it's 'unlikely' Putin trying to sway election
by | Saturday, September 10, 2016

On Russia TV, Trump says it's 'unlikely' Putin trying to sway election

Obama said both of their governments should work together to advance relations between their two countries. For example, the size of the U.S. Army swelled to about 570,000 at the peak of the Iraq war, buildin...More..

Sony exec: publishers can charge for PS4 Pro upgrade patches
by | Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sony exec: publishers can charge for PS4 Pro upgrade patches

Touted as the high-end PS4 version, the PS4 Pro is capable of 4K graphics , HDR support, better framerates and 4K video streaming. PS4 Pro may be used by the original PS4 users if they transfer their...More..

Hermine leaves counties with millions of dollars in damages
by | Saturday, September 10, 2016

Hermine leaves counties with millions of dollars in damages

The hurricane center said the wave was large and disorganized on Friday but could gradually develop into a tropical depression by this weekend or early next week. The three storms serve as a reminder that we ...More..

by | Friday, September 09, 2016

Sony Introduces the PlayStation 4 Pro

And, Sony says, as long as the unit is plugged into a high dynamic range television, many games played on the new unit will display more vivid and realistic color saturation. Sony confirmed that "a number of...More..

Giant Pandas Are No Longer Listed As Endangered
by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

Giant Pandas Are No Longer Listed As Endangered

But the WWF , whose logo has been a panda since 1961, celebrated the panda's re-classification, saying it proved that aggressive investment does pay off "when science, political will and engagement of local ...More..

Green Party's Stein To Appear On Conn. Ballot
by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

Green Party's Stein To Appear On Conn. Ballot

Each needs to hit 15 percent in several selected national polls . Patrick Gallahue, spokesman for Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, said Friday that the Green Party "has crossed the necessary threshol...More..

by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

NASA's Asteroid-Sampling Mission: OSIRIS REx, Set To Launch On Sept. 8

If all goes as planned, the capsule containing samples from Bennu will be jettisoned from the returning Osiris-Rex spacecraft on September 24, 2023, for a parachute descent and landing at the U.S. "The most i...More..

Mercedes-Benz Vision Concept Cargo Van Uses Drones to Deliver Packages
by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Vision Concept Cargo Van Uses Drones to Deliver Packages

Chief executive and co-founder Andreas Raptopoulos said his company's drones have been developed to carry packages that weigh as much as 4.4 lb for distances as long as 12.5 miles - all without human interact...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Rosberg wins Italian Grand Prix as Hamilton falters at start

The world champion dropped to sixth at the first corner and despite fighting back to second and closing on Rosberg he could not challenge for the win. Team boss Toto Wolff has in the past called in engineers in...More..

Rising number of Bangladesh nationals infected with Zika in Singapore
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Rising number of Bangladesh nationals infected with Zika in Singapore

Pakistan is among the vulnerable countries at risk to Zika virus due to its limited health care and resources. The city-state announced Monday that it will no longer isolate people who test positive for Zika...More..

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