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01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
The International Consumer Electronics Show took place last week in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES is an annual trade show that showcases the newest products and technologies in the consumer electronics space. This year there were over 184,000 total attendees and 4,000 exhibiting companies. One of the hottest topics at the show was the connected car, a car equipped with access to the internet's wireless ecosystem. This allows the car to share internet access with devices both inside and outside the vehicle. Connected cars are made up of hundreds of OEM components from various manufacturers. These devices and parts leverage the 'connectivity' via APIs and other forms of interfaces, forming an...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
Leading Philippine telco and digital services provider PLDT (PSE: TEL) (NYSE:PHI) and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications ('Smart') today announced that they have entered into agreements to establish a strategic relationship with Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), under which this leading global provider of software and services to communications and media companies will upgrade and manage business technology systems serving PLDT and Smart customers, with the integration of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other advanced technologies. 'Our strategic collaboration with Amdocs is a key component of our...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
The challenge of scaling your business is always a great one and seldom leaves any of your company's departments untouched. From HR and accounting to marketing, sales, and all IT divisions all need to come to the party. While this is not outwardly apparent, this defines the extent of success, impacting your company's overall future market position and financial health. The cloud-first world According to the latest RightScale report, 95% of businesses are already using or experimenting with cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS). And, by 2021, that out of all organisations using the cloud today, more than a half will not just have a few workloads in the cloud, they will be 'all in.' This...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
Information contained in this news release is current as of the date of the press announcement, but may be subject to change without prior notice. Tokyo, Japan, January 24, 2018 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, 'Hitachi') and Hokkaido University announced that it has obtained U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance on December 26, 2017 for the commercialization of 'Real Time Image Gating System for Proton Beam Therapy Systems' (RGPT), allowing for its systems in the United States to treat patients with cutting-edge motion management together with its advanced Spot Scanning irradiation technology. Proton therapy is a type of radiation used to treat cancer in which protons from a...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
Assalamualaikum and Salam Sejahtera, YBhg. Datuk / Dato '/ Datin / Prof./ Dr. / Sir / Madam, I respectfully refer to the above. 2. It is a pleasure to be inform you that Malaysia through MOSTI has received the invitation from the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) for the currently opened Collaborative Research Program (CRP) - ICGEB Research Grants 2018. For your information, YBhg. Datuk / Dato '/ Datin / Prof./ Dr. / Sir / Madam, the focus of the research field for the ICGEB Research Grants 2018 is in...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
Sao Paulo closed its zoo and botanical gardens Tuesday as a yellow fever outbreak that has led to 70 deaths is picking up steam.   The big Inhotim art park, which attracts visitors from all over the world, also announced that all visitors would have to show proof of vaccination to be allowed...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
WASHINGTON (AP) — Google parent Alphabet Inc. outspent all other companies on lobbying Washington bureaucrats and politicians in 2017, a year in which it and other tech giants were hauled before legislators probing Russian influence in the 2016 election. The search giant doled out $13.6 million on lobbying firms like Prime Policy Group and Gephardt Group, edging out the $13.2 million spent by AT&T, which is facing government opposition to its takeover of Time Warner Inc. for $85 billion. The figures were compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. Lawyers from Google, Facebook and Twitter were grilled by lawmakers the week of Nov. 1 for not preventing abuse of their platforms by Russian...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
The fantasy and science fiction writer dreamed of tomorrows that may not have always been sunny, but were always original. ......
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
Facebook will make it easier for its more than 2 billion users to manage their own data in response to a tough new European Union law that comes into force in May, the social network’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said. “We’re rolling out a new privacy centre globally that will put the core privacy settings for Facebook in one place and make it much easier...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
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01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
Media release 24 January 2018 Today I am pleased to announce a renewed partnership between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Australian Centre for Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the University of Wollongong to strengthen local fisheries management in Kiribati, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands. Since 2013, the University of Wollongong's Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) has been delivering a project in conjunction with international research...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
What is SSL? As a B2B marketer, your website is likely one of the top tools in your marketing toolkit. That's why it's important to secure it via SSL (represented as HTTPS:// in your browser's address bar). With SSL enabled, your site is less...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
SAN FRANCISCO – Apple is finally ready to launch its attempt to compete with the internet-connected speakers made by Amazon and Google with the release of its long-awaited HomePod. Pre-orders for the HomePod will begin Friday in the U.S,...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
SAN FRANCISCO — A ruling in the case of prominent developer Phil Tagami’s suit against Oakland over a City Council coal ban is at least weeks away. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria, in an order issued Monday, asked attorneys for both sides to file “findings of fact” by Feb. 9, ahead of a possible March 28 hearing. The judge presided over a four-day bench trial that...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
A huge, 7.9 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday morning prompted federal officials to call a tsunami watch for the entire West Coast, including California. The quake occurred at 1:35 am Pacific time, about 170 miles south of Kodiak, Alaska when an undersea fault ruptured. Officials at the National Tsunami Warning Center...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
Associated Press POLLOCK PINES — A man’s body was recovered Tuesday from a reservoir pipeline supplying drinking water to several Northern California communities, though authorities say the water quality is not...
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
A move to Hawke’s Bay 13 years ago, with a PhD in Plant Pathology in hand, hasn’t stopped Christchurch-born Belinda Sleight from pursuing a career focused on innovation around the country. ......
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Lava fountaining regularly from the Philippines' most active volcano has flowed up to 3 kilometers (1.86 miles) from the crater in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption. Mount Mayon was spewing lava up to 600 meters (2,000 feet) high and its ash plumes stretched up to 5 kilometers (3 miles) above the crater. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Wednesday morning two of the lava flows had advanced more than a kilometer (.6 miles) and pyroclastic flows — superheated gas and volcanic debris — had reached 5 kilometers (3 miles) from the crater in one area. ......
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
The Trump administration is imposing new tariffs on imported solar-energy components like solar panels. The White House says it's part of the president's pledge to put American companies first. But what will it mean for consumers? CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger explains. ......
01/23/2018   WorldNews Science
File photos From the launch of the spacecraft Shenzhou 5 to the Shenzhou 11, China has journeyed ever further into space. These photos taken by astronauts from earlier voyages show an evolving picture of space. Yang Liwei, the first Chinese astronaut sent into the...
01/23/2018   Yahoo! Science

Acclaimed Feminist Science Fiction Writer Ursula K. Le Guin Dies at 88She was well known for her book 'Left Hand of Darkness'


01/23/2018   Wired Science
New physician protections could cripple health care for LGBT people—as well as the data collection that’s been filling gaps in our medical understanding.
01/23/2018   Yahoo! Science

After his year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly talks tech, rashes, and science deniersNASA astronaut Scott Kelly talks about his year in space and what it was like when he returned to Earth.


01/23/2018   Yahoo! Science

Classmates Charged With Cyberstalking 12-Year-Old Girl Before Her SuicideTwo 12-year-olds in Florida have been charged with cyberstalking


01/23/2018   Yahoo! Science

Smartphone Battery Explodes After Man Inexplicably Bites Into ItChew on this: A man in China decides he needs to verify if a smartphone battery is legit ― so he bites it?!?!? It’s a decision that literally blew up in his face, as the now-viral video above demonstrates.


01/23/2018   Yahoo! Science

Elon Musk Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top QuotesRead more about Elon Musk, the South African immigrant turned technology and engineering entrepreneur and inventor worth $20.1 billion.


01/23/2018   Yahoo! Science

Survey: Mayors view climate change as pressing urban issueBOSTON (AP) — U.S. mayors increasingly view climate change as a pressing urban issue, so much so that many advocate policies that could inconvenience residents or even hurt their cities financially.


01/23/2018   Wired Science
Bigger isn't always better—but when it comes to drones, it kind of is.
01/23/2018   Yahoo! Science

Indian Prime Minister Slams Protectionism in Davos Speech After President Trump Raises Tariffs"Forces of protectionism are raising their heads against globalization"


01/23/2018   Yahoo! Science

Scientists reconstruct face of 9,000 year-old Greek teenagerThe last time anyone looked on Dawn's face was 9,000 years ago. Now the teenager can be seen again, after scientists reconstructed her face to show what people looked like in the Mesolithic period, around 7,000 BC. But she doesn't look happy.


01/23/2018   Wired Science
Small satellites used to be a way for scrappy startups and scientists to get orbital data on the cheap. But now they're powerful enough that the feds are taking an interest.
01/23/2018   Yahoo! Science

Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 56,000 people fleeLEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano spewed fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes anew Tuesday in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent more than 56,000 villagers fleeing to evacuation centers.


01/23/2018   Wired Science
Eighty years ago, Guy Callendar built the first climate change model that predicted the danger of greenhouse gases. Today his successors are plotting ways to re-engineer the air.
01/23/2018   Yahoo! Science

The Best Birthday Cake Recipes, From Layer Cakes To Sheet CakesIs a birthday without a cake really a birthday at all? Sure, we’ve had happy birthdays that were celebrated with key lime pie and brownie sundaes.


01/22/2018   Yahoo! Science

Separate Carnival Cruise Line Accidents See One Passenger Dead and Another MissingOne passenger went missing overboard while another fell to her death on separate Carnival Cruise Line ships


01/22/2018   Yahoo! Science

Polish Doctor Who Came to U.S. as Child Jailed By Immigration AgentsIt was not clear why he was taken into custody


01/22/2018   Yahoo! Science

President Trump Slaps Tariffs on Solar Panels in Major Blow to Renewable EnergyHe imposed a 30% tariff


01/22/2018   Yahoo! Science

How Climate Hacking Could Actually Just Screw Over Life on EarthExperts weigh in on the pros and cons of geoengineering.


01/22/2018   Yahoo! Science

'A Kick in the Stomach.' These Liberals Are Not Happy with Senate Democrats Over the Shutdown DealHeading into day three of the shutdown, activists on the left had one message for Democrats: hold the line. It was not one they heeded.


01/22/2018   Yahoo! Science

Heartbreaking: Asteroid to Miss Earth Next MonthA crushing (near) blow.


01/22/2018   Yahoo! Science

Killer Centipede Murders Mice in 30 Seconds With Spasm-Inducing 'Spooky Toxin' Also Fatal to HumansUpdated | If many-legged critters make you squeamish, buckle up, because you probably haven't seen the most terrifying stuff centipedes have on offer, like deadly venom that can kill a mouse in just 30 seconds. Now scientists have started to unravel the golden head centipede's deadly secrets in a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. There are plenty of new venoms being discovered all the time thanks to ever-developing technology that can analyze ever-smaller doses of venom, Mandë Holford, a chemist who studies snail venoms at Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center who wasn't involved in the study, told Newsweek.


01/22/2018   Yahoo! Science

Here's How Widespread the Flu Is This YearThis year has had one of the deadliest flu seasons in recent history


01/22/2018   Yahoo! Science

Amazon Go: First checkout-free grocery store, retail industry impactAmazon Go is the first cashierless, checkout-free grocery store. The revolutionary new retail model could have a major impact on the industry. Here’s how.


01/22/2018   Yahoo! Science

Roosters Are As Deafening as Jet Engines But Insanely Advanced Ears Protect Their HearingRooster crows receive a fairly idyllic treatment in children’s books, but in real life they’re so loud they can actually deafen those who come too close. To find out, a team of researchers from the University of Antwerp and the University of Ghent, in Belgium, attached microphone recorders to the heads of three roosters to measure the sound at its source, according to Discover. As it turns out, at point-blank range a rooster crow can pass 130 decibels, which is roughly the same acoustic intensity you’d get from standing 50 feet from a jet as it takes off. One recorded crow reached 143 decibels, comparable to “standing in the middle of an active aircraft carrier,” according to Science.


01/22/2018   Wired Science
Seeding the atmosphere with sulfur could keep temperature from rising—but once we stop, the backlash could destroy entire species.
01/22/2018   Wired Science
It’s how thousands of expectant parents see their baby’s face for the first time. And one day soon, it may be how doctors cure disease.
01/20/2018   Wired Science
The launch company Rocket Lab sent three small satellites to orbit during a test flight from New Zealand.
01/20/2018   Wired Science
When NASA's Juno spacecraft whizzes by Jupiter's poles, it manages to snap clear photos at astounding speeds.
01/19/2018   Wired Science
Just what we all wanted: super secret, super long meetings that span the entire world.
01/19/2018   Wired Science
All you need is a battery, a magnet, and some wires to build your own quasi-fictional submarine drive.
01/18/2018   Wired Science
The answers to impolite but salient questions about personal health aren’t, it turns out, straightforward—for anyone, not just a president.
01/18/2018   Wired Science
The robot revolution we're in the midst of is way more interesting and way less murder-y than science fiction. Call it the multiplicity.
01/18/2018   Wired Science
What exactly is happening when you wash your clothes with fatty acid salts in a candylike package?
01/18/2018   Wired Science
Blood tests can detect eight of the most common cancers—but their accuracy still isn’t high enough to be used clinically.
01/17/2018   Wired Science
Researchers claim they’ve reduced the uncertainty in a key metric of climate change by 60 percent. That could have implications for how humanity arrives at climate goals like it did in Paris.
01/17/2018   Wired Science
Set up an intersection the wrong way, and an oncoming car can be completely blind to an approaching biker—with fatal consequences.
01/17/2018   Wired Science
For years it's been the stuff of science fiction. Now NASA's shown that pulsar navigation works.
01/16/2018   Wired Science
For all their advances, robots still struggle with the human world. They get stuck. They get assaulted. But not to worry: Help is just a call center away.
01/15/2018   Wired Science
A growing set of direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies like BabyGlimpse are aimed at new, expecting, and aspiring parents. But beware their claims.
01/15/2018   Wired Science
50 million new trees will repopulate one of the least wooded parts of the country—and offer a natural escape from several cities in the north.

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