learningandfinance.com

Science

Climate pact gets much-needed impetus at UN

The deposit of Singapore's instrument of ratification during a High-level Event on the Entry into Force of the Agreement at the UN Headquarters organised by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon follows the signing of the Agreement by Dr Balakrishnan in NY in April, together with representatives from 174 other countries.

Science

IPhone 7 Owners Report Hissing Sound

Apple fans are going to have to wait if they want an iPhone 7 Plus as the new device is sold out globally, which has piqued Wall Street's interest. All Apple devices make noises. Some owners have gotten their devices replaced due to the sound and it is unknown how many devices are affected. We will see if Apple responds to these reports.

Science

WhatsApp for iPhone gets updated with Siri support and more

But, the problem was quickly resolved and the tech company apologizes to those customers. It was another big day for Apple yesterday, as they launched software updates for three of its platforms, and those were iOS 10, tvOS 10 and also watchOS 3.

Science

Geneticists Find Most Early Humans Left Africa in a Single Migration

University of Otago bioanthropologist Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith, who took part in an global genome analysis of modern Aboriginal Australians and modern Papuans - the Australians' northern neighbors, said the study showed the Aboriginal Australians and Papuans split from Europeans and Asians about 58,000 years ago.

Science

Norwegian Tesla owners sue car maker in horsepower dispute

The name itself suggests full autonomy, while the company insists that it should not be treated as full automation, but rather a driver-assist feature. Meanwhile, v8.1 is said to come with always-on minimum and maximum temperature controls. A group of Model S owners in Norway said they are suing Tesla over what they claim to be discrepancy with the actual on-road performance achieved with the " Insane Mode " over what is advertised by the company.

Science

India, Japan, Canada: Countries forbid use of Galaxy Note 7 inside flight

The update for users in South Korea will start September 20, and the company hasn't said when it will be available in other countries. "It is a measure that prioritises consumer safety but we apologise for the inconvenience", the ad said.

Science

Apple users report problem in updating to new iPhone software

If security is important to you, iOS 10 is worth a look. As expected, the iOS 10 update delivers some impressive changes to Messages , Apple Music, Apple Maps , and more. Good riddance? - Apple users have complained for years about not being able to delete unwanted apps Apple installs by default, such as Stocks, Weather, Maps and Notes.

Science

Yahoo says hack hit 500 mn users, maybe 'state sponsored'

The internet company said that in 2014, a state-sponsored hacker may have gotten information included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers.

Science

Cheniere Energy (LNG) Receives Anayst Rating

The stocks closing price on Thursday was $42.93. The highest analyst price target is $86.00, which implies a gain of 0 percent. 03/01/2016 - Cheniere Energy Partners, LP was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Morgan Stanley. The firm's 50-day moving average is $43.57 and its 200 day moving average is $38.02. Cheniere Energy Inc . The stock's market capitalization is $10.11 billion.

Science

Charlotte mayor considers curfew after protests

The video will only be shown to the family of Keith Scott, 43, who was shot dead by a black police officer in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said. Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Duke Energy all told employees to stay away from the area Thursday, where disturbances have damaged several business fronts.

Science

Allo, Google's Intelligent Messaging App, is Set To Be Launched This Week

Google will be hoping that the wealth of data it has about its users makes Allo a strong contender in a crowded field. Google has gone a step ahead and created a safe mode within the app called Incognito. Check out some of the random questions asked to the assistant below and the answers it has for you . It also helps you in finding location, images, GIFs, save information, and more.

Science

Galaxy Note 7 Returns to US Shelves With Non-Explosive Batteries

Sales of the phone were immediately halted, wiping millions from Samsung's market value and losing Samsung's head start against its main competitor the iPhone 7. Though the recall could have gone smoother, Samsung has done a good job in getting replacement devices to wireless carriers in a timely manner. Samsung has announced it will have 500,000 new Note7 phablets in USA carrier and retail stores on Wednesday to replace half of the one million recalled units susceptible to ...

Science

More Countries Ratify Paris Agreement, Surpassing Key Threshold

The 31 ratifications expected to be handed to the UN Secretary General at a special event at UN headquarters in NY on Wednesday would bring the total to 58 countries - but many are small and their total emissions likely won't reach the required 55 per cent.

Science

Dangers of isolationism, Syria top Obama's last United Nations address

Standing before the United Nations for the last time as president, Barack Obama will reassure foreign leaders that the world is better equipped to tackle its challenges than at nearly any point in history despite a cascade of harrowing crises that seem devoid of viable solutions.

Science

High-Income Voters Favor the Democratic Nominee for First Time in Decades

Trump's campaign is also limited to about 130 employees and more than 100 consultants. With six days to go before the two candidates face off, Clinton is spending time practicing and testing arguments that she would use, the report said .

Science

Paris Climate Agreement Set to Take Force Later This Year

Fifty-five countries, accounting for 55 percent of the world's emissions, were needed to ratify the agreement. "It is of great concern that the Republican nominee for President has advocated US withdrawal from the Paris Accord", the letter from the group Responsible Scientists said .

Science

70% Of Canadian Galaxy Note 7 Users Have Heeded The Recall

Employees at mobile carrier shops in Seoul said Samsung had not supplied them with enough units of the new Note 7 phones, meaning some customers will have to wait to exchange their old ones. The software will showcase a green battery icon that will clearly identify the device as a Galaxy Note7 replacement and will indicate that the product has been battery checked and is safe for use.

Science

'Local action needed' for UAE's global commitment to climate change goals

There are now 60 countries that have joined the agreement-five more than the required 55 needed. "We have no time ", Ban said before the General Assembly on Tuesday, according to the New York Times . "We're very anxious to have it move forward quickly", USA climate envoy Jonathan Pershing told the AP. Pershing said the haste comes down to the fact that "this is a problem that can't wait".

Science

Trump Says 'Sleep Well' as Clinton Cancels NC Event

When Johnson voters were asked to choose between Clinton and Trump, slightly more said they prefer Trump, though almost 4 in 10 continued to indicate no preference. And in Ohio, Trump also found favorable results. While Nevada has been a toss-up state for months, Colorado and OH have been trending toward Trump.

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announces $3 billion investment to cure disease

She has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and won the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences in 2013, among other awards. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative could donate $US3 billion over the next decade, he said. The plan includes creating a bioscience research center, called the Biohub , developing a chip to diagnose diseases, and ways to monitor the bloodstream continuously and map cell types in the body.

Science

Kerry: Terms not yet met for US-Russia cooperation in Syria

The United States expressed its "regret" over the incident, which Russian Federation said killed scores of Syrian troops. Spokesman John Kirby said Russian Federation, which is responsible for ensuring Syria's compliance, should clarify the Syrian position.

Science

Black communities in worst shape 'ever, ever, ever'

Infant mortality is down by more than a fifth among blacks since the late 1990s, double the decline for whites. But like his previous appeals, this one backfired. I've been trying to make it go away, but it keeps playing in my head (and on the news channels) like a bad record: the sound of President Obama's voice telling attendees of the annual Congressional Black Caucus gala he will consider it a personal insult if Black America does not turn out to vote for Hillary Clinton.

Science

The Oregon Ducks are actually going to look like ducks this weekend

The Ducks have been at the forefront of the uniform game since 1999 , when they unveiled a more modern look. This is a spectacular uniform. I don't think these uniforms look like a duck. However, the fourth different uniform combo for the Ducks is a doozy. Colorado and OR will meet at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore for a 3:30 p.m. MT Kickoff on Saturday (9/24).

Science

Lib Dem leader says party has big membership boost in East Anglia

I ask her how long she's been a member, and she pauses to think. "It is baffling to see the Labour party arguing about whether or not they should even be trying to win an election", Farron said. The Lib Dem leader said if, as expected, the Labour leader was re-elected this weekend, then the official Opposition would remain "hopelessly divided and patently unfit for government" while the Tories were "reckless, divisive and uncaring; prepared to risk our future prosperity for their own ...

Science

Bombing suspect's father contacted Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2014, officials say

At the time, the son was being held on an assault charge for stabbing his brother during a domestic dispute, the official said. President Barack Obama , who was in NY along with other world leaders for the United Nations General Assembly, said terrorists want to hurt innocent people, inspire fear and disrupt the way people live.

Science

Roark sharp, but Nationals drop 4th straight

Fernandez (16-8, 2.86 ERA, 253 strikeouts) is also in the running for Cy Young. What you just saw was a glimpse of the Marlins best punch, the reason they broke open the piggybank to extend Stanton to that gargantuan contract and will be willing to wait another year to seriously shop Fernandez to other clubs.

Science

US government previews rules of the road for self-driving cars

Announcing a 15-point safety assessment for driverless auto systems, Foxx stressed that the government wants to work with developers - which include most large automakers as well as tech giants such as Uber and Alphabet (Google) - without stifling their efforts.

Science

30 nations set to ratify Paris deal

Now only 60 United Nations member states have signed the Paris Agreement. "Their combined emissions will take us well past the required amount for the agreement to enter into force", Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at an event on the sidelines of the high-level U.N.

Science

'Rez Infinite' Will Run at 4K on PS4 Pro

Given this week's announcements, Rez Infinite also serves as confirmation that PlayStation VR players will need to invest in PS4 Pro hardware to get the most out of the platform's upcoming VR games. Area X is gorgeous . " Area X feels both familiar and alien, a comforting dip back into Rez and an exhilarating thrill ride into a world you've never known before".

Science

Attention Transformer fans! Turkish engineers made your dream come true

If you're hoping to purchase one for yourself, you'll have to prove to the company that you're worthy and responsible enough to own a giant robot, and then pay the now undisclosed asking price-it's probably really, really high. I wasn't that into Transformers when I was younger, but a Turkish company has just made me a huge fan. The first Transformer took about 8 months to built.

Science

Samsung rolling out a temporary fix for exploding Galaxy Note 7

Earlier this month, Samsung recalled a whopping 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s worldwide just 2 weeks after the device was launched. It will prevent the devices from overheating and exploding. "All Samsung employees will do our best to resolve problems", Samsung plans to say in its upcoming ad, according to company officials. Airlines across the world are also banning passengers from using the phone during flights.

Science

Brazil submits ratification of agreement to UN

General Assembly to call for "bold" action on climate change, just tweeted this powerful new video. The countries "depositing their instruments of ratification " of the agreement at an event on the margins of the UN General Assembly meeting include Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Ghana, Mexico, Morocco, Senegal, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates, besides several others.

Science

Man arrested for riding manatees in south Florida

James Roy Massengale Jr, 47, was allegedly spotted touching two adult manatees and their two calves in the small park of Islamorada Library Beach on Friday. When police questioned Massengale, he changed his story several times before finishing with the fact that he wasn't going to stop touching those manatees until somebody with a badge told him to do so.

Science

Kerry asks global community to act more quickly to save oceans

The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument , which Obama created on Thursday, is situated 130 miles southeast of Cape Cod on the southern edge of George's Bank. He said the investments the US and other nations were taking with new marine protected areas were vital for their economy and national security, but 'also vital to our spirit'.

Science

Messi leaves Barcelona match with apparent leg injury

The game ended 1 -1, leaving the Catalans 3 on the log, three points behind arch rival Real Madrid. He appeared to grimace while touching his right thigh. Captain Bruno Soriano gave Villarreal the lead on the stroke of halftime with a boldly chipped penalty after Sergio Ramos had handled in the area, although the Real captain made amends by heading in the equaliser in the 48th minute.


Begin ← Back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 Forward → End