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India shares rise for second day as banks extend gains

The BSE market breadth was tilted in favour of the bulls - with 1,612 advances and 1,123 declines. The broader Nifty index rose by 52.55 points or 0.64 percen...


China's 2016 consumer inflation undershoots government's 3% target

THE Fiji Bureau of Statistics (FBoS) says the average annual rate of inflation for the 12 months to December 2016 was 3.9 per cent, while the month-on-comparabl...


A mild afternoon, but rain and wind returns tonight: Kate Thornton's forecast

The wintry mix, starting out today with snow, then changing to sleet and freezing rain could cause roads to become slippery. Saturday: A chance of freezin...


Feds finalize plan to save polar bears in the Arcitc

Fish and Wildlife Service, had no jurisdiction over greenhouse gas emissions linked to the warming. There is an global effort to address climate change that was...


One punch or several crashes: how did the Moon form?

A new theory suggests the moon was created from numerous small impacts instead of a single large one. "The multiple-impact scenario is a more natural way of e...


Amazon Echos activated by TV comment

This seemingly minor issue has resulted in products ordered by mistake after being mentioned during television broadcasts. Alexa quickly complied with the r...


New Windows 10 Insider Preview Build Heralds with Improvements and Features

Microsoft has released new Windows 10 cumulative updates today, and one of them is specifically aimed at computers running the Anniversary Update (version 160...


Glacier White PS4 Slim announced by Sony

Unfortunately, it may have a limited release. Sony has announced a new Glacier White PS4 Slim console, finally allowing interested people an option of color...


IBM is the most innovative company

Based on the number of patents awarded in 2016, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the most innovative companies. Among the top 50 recipients of patents, US companies g...


AG13 Asteroid Passed Closed to Earth

The latest incident has focused attention once again on the danger posed to Earth by Near Earth space objects (asteroids and comets) whose orbits bring then clo...


Orlando Police Officer Dies After Being Shot By Suspect

The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye has been lit in blue colors - a tribute to two local law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty today. At least 17 nearby s...


This Is the 'Car of the Year'

The first-generation Honda Ridgeline won the award in 2006. Utility finalists are the Chrysler Pacifica, Jaguar F-Pace and Mazda CX-9. This was FCA's first win ...


Colossal iceberg poised to snap off Antarctic ice shelf

A thread of just 20km of ice is now preventing the 5,000 sq km mass from floating away, following the sudden expansion last month of a rift that has been steadi...


Toyota Is Latest Trump Target Over Mexico Production Plans

Toyota sold 2.44 million cars in the United States a year ago, making it the third largest in the market after General Motors and Ford . Toyota also noted ...


Falcon-9 with Iridium satellites grounded by poor weather

The accident investigation team worked systematically through an extensive fault tree analysis and concluded that one of the three composite overwrapped pressur...


Amazon expands Fire TV and Alexa with TV, DVR deals

The next phase, in summer, will see greater integration in the auto, letting drivers make a variety of requests from Alexa , including some of the same thing...


Nasa announces missions including Jupiter's Trojan asteroid belt

The Kepler space telescope has discovered hundreds of exoplanets since its launch in 2009; MESSENGER mission put the first spacecraft into Mars orbit in 2011; a...


NASA astronauts take a 6.5-hour spacewalk to swap out batteries

The spacewalk will be conducted by Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson. Plus, NASA was beginning to run into some issues with parts for the nickel-hy...


Hidden Figures: 'The right stuff' wasn't just white and male

For example, the first black professionals at NASA were women . I think after "Hustle and Flow " and "Person of Interest" and especially her Cookie Lyon on "...


Mysterious radio signal traced to dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away

Scientists presented their findings at the American Astronomical Society's meeting in Grapevine, Texas, in the peer-reviewed British journal Nature , and in ...


Alexa device gets family in financial trouble

The speaker will be able to run Lenovo-branded smart home devices, as well as scores of existing third-party products, the company claims. It will include mul...


Parents sue Apple, blame FaceTime for daughter's death

The couple have accused Apple of failing to take proper care to limit the use of their phones by drivers, arguing that the company should have introduced a feat...


Tesla's Gigafactory Doubles in Size, Brings Battery Cell Production to US

The cylindrical cells - dubbed 2170 - will power Tesla's Powerwall 2 and Powerpack 2 energy storage products, as well as its first mass-market vehicle, the Mo...


AMBER Alert Issued For Missing Colorado Boy

Metz said it could take time to confirm the body's identity. Police are calling the search for David their main priority. "Please bring my baby home", said ...


Ford CEO Cancels Plan For Mexico Plant, Creates 700 Jobs In America

The plant also will make a hybrid autonomous vehicle that is scheduled to be released in 2021. Trump bashed Ford on the campaign trail over the automaker's ...


Tesla's 2016 Tally Shows Vehicle Deliveries Fell Short Of Target

Tesla Motors is now beginning to roll out upgraded software to accompany the more complex suite of sensors known as "Hardware 2" that launched in October. Almos...


Ford is making a hybrid Mustang

Both new models will be built at Ford's Flat Rock, Mich., assembly plant, which is adding 700 jobs as part of a $700 million investment to create a new Manufa...


Orca 'Granny' missing, presumed dead by researchers

J2 was last spotted on October 12 in the Haro Strait, was considered missing by the end of the year, and is now presumed dead to unknown causes. "By year's en...


Twins born in different years

Saturday at 37 weeks pregnant. Going into labor on New Year's Eve was shocking, but what makes the birth of their two boys even more unbelievable is the fact ...


Based SpaceX Plans Return to Flight Jan. 8 with California Launch

The analysis led investigators to focus on the composite-wrapped vessels that sit inside the second-stage liquid oxygen tank. The investigation was overseen b...


Russian Federation penetrated Vermont utility company computer

Reuters thus told its readers around the world: "A malware code associated with Russian hackers has reportedly been detected within the system of a Vermon...


Queen misses New Year's Day church service at Sandringham

Her Majesty's husband, Prince Phillip, is still expected to attend the service later today. The queen , who has not been seen in the public eye for about 11 ...


Igloos will give astronauts a warm welcome to Mars

The researchers believe that their " Ice Home " design provides a sound engineering solution to offer astronauts a safe place to call home. Will the first hum...


Honda Recalls 634000 Odyssey Minivans for Second-Row Seat Problems

A big safety concern is prompting the recall of almost 650,000 Odyssey minivans. Which is why recalls are helpful for parents - as the efforts made in a recall ...


Turkish Lawmakers Back Bill Granting President Executive Powers

In order to pass parliament, the constitutional changes will require the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) to obtain the support of the opposition Nati...


Years to be Celebrated in All Blizzard Games

Overwatch and StarCraft 2 players will be getting getting portraits and sprays so that's something to look forward to, while others game such as Hearthsto...


Vancouver-based PayByPhone app acquired by German auto giant

PayByPhone allows people to pay for certain parking spaces by mobile apps, phone calls or texts. PayByPhone CEO Kush Parikh, who is based in Seattle, told Ge...


Coolpad Launches Cool 1 In Two Variants In India

This Cool 1 Dual likewise wears a double tonne LED streak. It also has a fingerprint sensor at the back. It is easily among the most powerful budget phones that...


You Can't Remove the Battery From the Nintendo Switch

But it may have just taken things one step further, as several of these retailers are reporting they no longer have new units for sale. On top of that, a Neo...


LG is bringing a little floating speaker to CES

The LG Tone Studio is a neckband that produces surround sound targeted at the wearer's ears. "LG has a rich legacy of innovating in the wearable audio marke...


Ford to debut next-gen Fusion hybrid autonomous development vehicle

Ford also claims that the car's electrical controls are nearly production-ready. The LIDAR sensors of this vehicle have a sleeker design, and their field of v...


Amazon's best holiday season shipped over 1 billion items

Most people who received an Amazon Echo device for Christmas probably want to ask Alexa, the voice-automated assistant, questions about the weather, the news or...


China eyes 2018 for moon landing, 2020 for Mars mission

Topographic and geological surveys will be implemented through the lunar exploration project and laboratory research on lunar samples will be conducted, it said...


Aadhar payment app likely to simplify digital transactions

Besides the Aadhaar Payment app , many Central and state government offices have enabled biometric attendance system for employees attendance. However, the m...


BlackBerry Mercury Coming in 2017 With Android Nougat

And just recently, the company has announced that it was selling its smartphone business arm to TCL which is the owner of the Alcatel brand. Blackberry Me...


Carrie Fisher is reportedly in stable condition after medical emergency

According to reports she was given CPR before being rushed to hospital. "Our thoughts are with our customer at this time", the statement added. "LAFD firefi...


Netanyahu warns ministers: Obama could take further steps against Israel

The Israeli government is fuming over the UN Security Council resolution opposing Jewish settlements in occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem. "This histori...


LeBron and Durant trade huge dunks in wild back-to-back plays

The craziest part of this new and improved Golden State roster is that they can more easily absorb his absence. They've met 16 times in the regular season, wi...


Ice-melting temperatures forecast for Arctic midwinter

In the report was a tally of record high temperatures, low sea ice and shrinking ice sheets and glaciers. If this situation seems oddly familiar to you, it'...


Ebola vaccine made by Merck protects against deadly virus

The vaccine is called rVSV-ZEBOV. "When the next Ebola outbreak hits, we will not be defenseless", she said, adding that the pharmaceutical giant Merck woul...