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Arctic sea ice hits record monthly low for 7th time in 2016


The Northern and Southern Hemisphere ice records mean that global ice extent has also hit a record low, but as the NSIDC noted, that metric is not useful for explaining what is going on at either pole, and is not an accurate way to track longterm ice trends due to global warming. Read More »

NASA building robotic spacecraft to refuel, fix satellites in orbit


Lifespan of satellite mission is limited now as they carry limited amount of fuel. It's being created to rendezvous with, grasp, refuel, and relocate a government-owned satellite while in Earth orbit. The mission could be ready for launch in year 2020 if everything goes as per plan. NASA has been under pressure to reduce cost of its space missions. Read More »

Apple has a big problem with the iPhone 6S randomly shutting down

And given that it's a flaw that affects the phone's battery, you can understand why Apple is stressing that it's not a safety issue - no phone maker wants to be known as the next Samsung. In addition, consumers with iPhone 6s models built outside the September and October 2015 date range have also reported the problem. The company searched for possible factors that could cause an iPhone to shut down unexpectedly. Read More »

Specifications of the upcoming Microsoft Surface 5 leak

Although Microsoft remains silent on the improvement of Surface Pro 5, this Windows 10 device could also be a better MacBook Pro alternative. It is also said that the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is going to come with Windows 10 Redstone 2 and it should have the OS straight out of the box. Read More »

Google will soon deliver on 100% renewables promise


It's broadening its purchases to make sure that renewable power is available every hour of every day, and it plans to shift more of its attention to buying energy in the regions where it operates. The company will meet this milestone through a combination of direct purchases from renewable developers and through partnerships with utility providers. Read More »

Russian supply ship launched to International Space Station

The three-person launches from Kazakhstan will also drop from four to perhaps two times per year once NASA changes its delivery model. "As we get updates from (the Russian federal space agency) Roscosmos , we will provide them". "Our astronauts and the Russian cosmonauts are safe aboard the station", NASA said. But once the rocket's third stage began firing, radio transmissions became garbled. Read More »

Blitzboks hammer NZ Sevens in Dubai Cup quarter final


The motto will be the guiding principle behind TAG Heuer's operations throughout the season and #DontCrackUnderPressure and spotlight videos, highlighting numerous high pressure moments in the game, will feature on World Rugby platforms. Landry, Williams and Britt Benn scored tries in the win over South Africa. South Africa, so impressive over the two days of the competition, won a thrilling final 26-14 as late tries from man of the match Chris Dry and the prolific Seabelo Senatla took them ... Read More »

Bowe Bergdahl wants a pardon - just not from Trump


The Obama administration's decision in May 2014 to exchange him for five Taliban prisoners being held at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, touched off a firestorm of criticism, with some Republicans accusing Obama of jeopardizing the safety of a nation for a deserter. Read More »

US payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate at 9-year low


The professional and business services sector (which includes jobs like accounting and bookkeeping services, administrative support, and management and technical consulting) added 63,000 jobs in November; this brings its tally to 571,000 jobs added for the year. Read More »

What's Hot and What's Not from this weekend in the Premier League

If we want to be there at the end we have to finish above them". Pedro and Victor Moses got the goals on Saturday evening to give the Blues their seventh successive victory, and keep Antonio Conte's side one point clear of Liverpool and Manchester City, who are in second and third place respectively. Read More »

Twitter Buys Little-Known Startup to Gain New Head of Product


In yesterday's post, Yes said it would be shutting down its two apps in the coming weeks so that it can focus entirely on its new efforts. The Yes Team in its official blog post wrote about the acquisition, "Today, we're excited to announce a new chapter in the journey: Yes will be joining Twitter!" Yes could be a great change for Twitter, which has been criticized for taking too long to ship product changes. Read More »

'Pac-Man' 'Galaga' 'Space Invaders' And More Games Now Available

This new feature is all about attracting more users to use Facebook's platform each day and enjoy it. The social networking giant has launched a new way to play games on its messaging app, the Wall Street Journal reports. Facebook recently released a PC gaming platform named the " Gameroom " while Facebook Live is one of the streaming tool used by the Blizzard game. Read More »

Marvel vs. Capcom 4 Is in Development and Will Release in 2017


A forum post at NeoGAF has suggested that Marvel vs. Capcom 4 could be announced at next week's Playstation Experience event. While there's no doubt the X-Men have a passionate fanbase, it seems that Marvel vs. There are Marvel vs Capcom 4 Rise of the Reveals rumors that have been circulating the Internet and it has led many Marvel vs Capcom fans confused as to whether or not they are true. Read More »

100 new creatures tipped for Pokemon Go update in December


Like we said, these are some of the most demanded features so it will be great news if the rumors are true. The Pokemon has the ability to mimic other Pokemon . "We'll have more details on those in the weeks ahead, but that was a core part of our strategy for Ingress ", Quigley revealed. The reasons behind this could be found in Niantic's previous decisions and strategies regarding the updates in the mobile title. Read More »

5000 fish in ice at Japan skating rink cause uproar

It contained 5000 dead sprats, mackerel and other forms of fish, according to JapanTimes via TheGuardian . "There are more than 500 pupils already booked in, so we are looking at introducing morning sessions to accommodate them all". Read More »

This Is How The Recount Could Actually Impact The Election Results


Those states had voted Democratic in recent presidential elections but all voted narrowly in favor of the Republican Trump in this month's election. Last week, her campaign successfully filed for similar efforts in Wisconsin, and this week she will file for a recount in MI, where the deadline is Wednesday. Read More »

Google's Pixel captures 10 per cent premium smartphone market share in India

Pixel , Google's expanded text ads , a fourth mobile ad unit and Maps should add $6.5 billion combined to Google's total revenue in 2017, Nowak estimated. Pixel will also be the first phone with Google Assistant built in and promises an exceptional photography experience. For the time being, that response is as good as we'll get, though it hopefully implies that Google's latest smartphones will soon become compatible with the Gear S3 version of Samsung Pay . Read More »

Consoles for $213, recent games for $10, and more Cyber Monday deals

Buying a new console is totally justified when you have a couple of games along with the bundle. The Mega Bundle: PS4 500GB, Xbox One 500GB and Wii U 32GB (All Pre-owned) for $599.99 at Gamestop . Should one be looking for more than just the console systems, check out GameStop's Cyber Monday sale and Best Buy's Cyber Monday sale for more details on what each respective store is offering. Read More »

Trump wins Michigan's 16 electoral votes

Other potential candidates are outspoken former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani; David Petraeus, the celebrated general who later resigned as Central Intelligence Agency director and pleaded guilty to showing classified material to his mistress; and Bob Corker, a Republican lawmaker and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Read More »

Is ransomware targeting Facebook Messenger users?


As for the threat itself, "we maintain a number of automated systems to help stop harmful links and files from appearing on Facebook, and we are already blocking these ones from our platform", the Facebook spokesperson noted. It totally bypassed the file extension filters that were active on the account. Effectively the problem impacted only a few end-users, while in case Facebook feels any suspicious activity within any user's account, the company will notify that person when he next logs in. Read More »

Japan plans to build the world's largest super computer


China has built now the next world's fastest supercomputer but Japan is preparing to win the supercomputer race again, with a 130-petaflops machine. The country's leading supercomputer has not ranked first in the world since November 2011 and now finishes outside the top five, according to, which standardizes and ranks global superpowers. Read More »

Mourinho reveals why he dropped Rooney

The managers have clashed repeatedly over the years, either on the touchline — Wenger once shoved Mourinho in the chest following an argument in the technical area — or via verbal barbs in news conferences. And, that word again, respect. "I have a very good feeling with Andre Marriner, he is the kind of referee that if he makes mistakes against my team I know that there is no intention", Mourinho said. Read More »

Rebel leaders arrive in Bogota to sign new peace deal


The agreement is then expected to be approved by the country's Congress, where the ruling centre-right coalition National Unity has a majority. Mr Santos said implementing the accord in the shortest time possible would prevent a fragile ceasefire from falling apart. Read More »

Trump Tells Apple CEO Directly To Shift Production


The call, which Apple is yet to comment publicly on, apparently saw Trump discuss "incentives" and "a very large tax cut for corporations" which, presumably, would be created to offset the increased costs of domestic production. appears to have gone out with them. A report earlier in November suggested that the Cupertino firm had discussed the idea of doing more manufacturing on its home turf with two of its biggest partners overseas. Read More »

Grounded whale in Long Island bay appears to be ailing


The shallow bay has rarely been the site of whale visits. A medical team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration made the decision to euthanize the animal, according to a NYS DEC official. The mammal got stuck on a sandbar in Moriches Bay, east of New York's Hamptons, over the weekend and had been the area for more than a week before that. Read More »