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Asteroid Florence to pass safely by Earth on 1 September

The giant space rock was first discovered by Australian scientists back in 1981. On September 1, an asteroid nearly three miles wide will safely fly by Earth....


Coolpad to launch a new flagship smartphone on August 20

The front of the device has an 8MP selfie camera at the top, along with the earpiece and a proximity sensor. Moving on to the sides, the right side houses t...


Marvel VS Capcom: Infinite Story Trailer Released

Capcom: Infinite story trailer detailing the story mode for the upcoming fighting game. The trailer features a bunch of new playable characters in the ga...


Seconds 'All It Took': Oregon Man Left Partially Blind by 1963 Eclipse

In an interview, Tomososki advises people to not look directly at the sun during the upcoming total solar eclipse , and to just enjoy the sudden darkness in th...


Quake Champions Early Access Dated, Priced, Comes with Doom Slayer

Early access to Quake Champions will be available via Steam and the Bethesda.net launcher from August 22. Despite plans to eventually launch as a free-to-...


North Korea 'one of the saddest places on earth' - ex-teacher

The Korean Central News Agency said that Mr Kim had "examined the plan for a long time" and "discussed it" with commanding officers on Monday. In order to r...


Apple Sets Aside $1 Billion 'War Chest' for Original Video Content

In June, Apple hired both veterans from Sony to oversee its content acquisition and video strategy. It's always been in the company's DNA - cofounder Steve ...


Utterly fantastic Sonic Mania is finally available for Xbox One

Sega is taking two more weeks to polish up their release for the PC, as the game still does not quite meet the stringent standards set by the company for its " ...


New Aston Martin Zagatos on the way

Just 28 examples of the auto will be made, and they've already been sold - despite a price tag said to be more than £500,000. On the other hand, the Shooting Br...


Amazon Stock Drops Following Trump Early Morning Tweet

President Donald Trump took to Twitter ( TWTR ) Wednesday to once again fire off at retail and tech giant Amazon .com ( AMZN ), this time criticizing the compa...


Get More: Calusa Nature Center on upcoming solar eclipse

If you're planning to view the solar eclipse , you might want to plan a visit to the Faulkner Planetarium before the big event. Visitors can also experience li...


Google, Scaleway dump white supremacist website

Google canceled Daily Stormer's domain registration within four hours of the site's application, Business Insider reported . The action followed a Daily S...


Top US military officer warns North Korea that US military ready

McMaster said "we are not closer to war than a week ago". Beijing is calling for a freeze on North Korean weapons testing and also on joint US-South Korean mili...


After Charlottesville, Mayor Looks Into Removing Baltimore's Confederate Monuments

Violent clashes occurred Saturday between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville . They now reside in the shadows of Lexington's old cour...


Scientists closer to cross-species transplant

Thirty-seven PERV-inactive piglets have so far been born, with 15 remaining alive. Speaking to the New York Times , Dr. David Klassen, chief medical officer ...


Perseid meteor shower: A picturesque night for star gazers in India

In the United Kingdom, it will peak at around 11.05pm on Saturday 12 August and should be visible from most areas. But experts have warned that with the moon at...


AI beats top 'Dota 2' players in one-on-one matches

One of the best players in the world, which is entrusted to the standoff bot, was a Ukrainian nickname Dendi . Each round, the teams choose from a list of roug...


Perseid meter shower to peak this Saturday

The shooting stars will appear to originate from there. "This year, unfortunately, we have a waning gibbous moon in the sky that will affect the visibility of...


LG says V30 will have the "world's clearest smartphone camera lens"

While the cameras of the current market's best smartphones like Apple iPhone 7 sit on f/1.8 lenses, LG V30's f/1.6 lens aperture is created to provide 2...


Facebook Revamps Original Video Offering With A New Watch Tab

Initially, it will be available to selected users. Facebook said the videos that will appear in Watch will be pulled from creators and publishers who have creat...


Amazon makes an investment in the Essential Phone

After two months of delays, the Essential Phone still doesn't have a final release date pinned down. With executives headed out the glass door, Andy Rubi...


How, when and where to watch the Perseid meteor shower

The Perseid meteor shower is usually one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year, but that won't be the case this time around, astronomy experts ...


You Can't Miss This Google Pixel Deal

Google has officially cut the prices of its current flagships, the Pixel and Pixel XL , by up to $200. The remaining three colors are just guesswork, with t...


Why Tesla Motors Is Fueling Up on Debt

Tesla now makes fewer than 10,000 cars per month on average, but almost half a million buyers have placed a deposit for the company's cheapest ever auto. T...


Unusual sea creatures leave teen's legs bloody after swim

They are tiny carnivorous crustaceans which feed on dead marine creatures, which includes whales and even sea birds. Doctors were left puzzled by the "pin-siz...


Apple 'working on non-iPhone Apple Watch'

The integration should allow Apple Watch owners to leave their iPhone behind and still get near full functionality out of the watch. Well, at least until th...


Knights of the Frozen Throne to Launch August 10th

A new Warrior spell card has been revealed from Hearthstone's upcoming expansion, Knights of the Frozen Throne . His hero power has also been changed, you...


Arrangements in place for lunar eclipse

The space circuit in India is buzzing with excitement and anticipation ever since word about the lunar eclipse spread. A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the...


Destiny 2 Will Not Support Some 3rd Party Applications on PC

In a recent blog post, the developer explained how they would regulate third-party applications. Loads of PC gamers are waiting patiently for the Destiny 2 B...


Stephen Curry shoots 74 again at Ellie Mae Classic, misses cut

Curry is tied for 146th place at TPC Stonebrae. The tournament at the TPC Stonebrae north of San Francisco drew a larger than normal crowd with numerous fans ...


European Union slaps sanctions on 3 Russians, firms over Crimea turbines

Because of the delivery of the Siemens turbines to the Crimea, the European Union added on Friday three persons and three companies to its sanctions list on Rus...


NASA to hire position to protect the planet from 'aliens'

NASA is willing to pay you six figures for its new " planetary protection officer " gig, where you will be protecting Earth from alien contamination and ot...


Microsoft announces Skype users can now send money in conversations using PayPal

The Skype app has over 1bn mobile downloads to date. When the Send Money feature is used for the very first time it will ask users to confirm their location. ...


Library to host Solar Eclipse Block Party

This will be the first coast-to-coast eclipse in the U.S.in 99 years. To observe that you will have to travel out of state - see the maps on https://eclipse201...


Apple defends complying with China over VPNs

This act will come into existence from November 1st, 2017. "We would obviously rather not remove the apps, but like we do in other countries, we follow the la...


Planet has Just 5pc Chance of Reaching Paris Climate Goal

In the second study , researchers found that even if all greenhouse gas emissions instantly stopped, Earth would continue to heat up about another 2 degree...


Microsoft acquires SwiftKey in support of re-inventing productivity ambition

Users are now being directed to download the company's SwiftKey app. The Word Flow experiment is now complete! Word Flow's most striking feature was the o...


Venezuela's Maduro Asks the World to Accept Controversial Vote

Maduro has previously said that his plan for a national assembly would "modify" the "rotten National Assembly that's now there", and the elected constituents wo...


Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates

The bill would affect a range of Russian industries and might further hurt the Russian economy, already weakened by 2014 sanctions imposed after the Ukraine cri...


Partial solar eclipse visible across Alaska

Solar eclipse research has a long history at UW, says Lattis. This event, a total solar eclipse, will be " turning daylight into twilight , causing the tempera...


UT grad begins mission on Internaional Space Station

Those flights included trips on all five space shuttles-Columbia, Challenger , Discover, Atlantis and Endeavor-and missions aboard the Russian Space Station ...


Teen accused of livestreaming deadly auto crash set to appear in court

The Stockton teenager made her first appearance in Merced County Superior Court in Los Banos on Wednesday via video monitor from the John Latorraca Correctional...


Two teenagers have chemicals thrown on them in latest London attack

Two Bangali men have been targeted in a suspected acid attack in Bethnal Green in London . Following the attack, West Midlands Police said they are issui...


Google launches location sharing app 'Trusted Contacts' for Apple iOS devices

Google has launched 'Trusted Contacts' for Apple iOS devices months after the launch of the Android version . Last December on Android we introduced the Tru...


New Google Pixel 2 renders show up - no sign of headphone jack

The smaller Pixel has slightly larger bezels above and below the screen compared to its bigger brother, but both phones manage to cram in what appear to be du...


Adobe Officially Kills Flash, Support Ends in 2020

Now, however, only 17% of PC and Chrome users visit websites with Flash, and that percentage "continues to decline". The news doesn't come as a surprise t...


The Last Baby Killer Whale Born at SeaWorld Has Died

Twitter ( TWTR ) has exploded with anti-SeaWorld comments, many blaming the company for Kyara's death and calling for SeaWorld to shut down its parks and re...


Toyota Long-Range EV Set to Arrive in 2022

The use of new solid-state batteries is a big change from the lithium-ion batteries that now power today's EVs. That coincided with Toyota setting up a team t...


Moto Z2 Force Release Date Breakdown

DisplaySpeaking of the screen , the Z2 Force's 5.5-incher packs a resolution of 1440 x 2560 (QHD) and seems to offer great clarity. In fact, the Z2 Force is ...


Android O is Coming Soon as Google Releases Final Developer Preview

They are also more concerned about their apps supporting new Android features, including notification channels , shortcut pinning , picture-in-picture , autofil...