Earth's largest volcanic region with 100 volcanoes discovered in Antarctica

Earth's largest volcanic region with 100 volcanoes discovered in Antarctica

Scientists have identified almost 100 previously unknown volcanoes in West Antarctica , which, in addition to the 47 already known to exist in the region, makes it one of the largest concentration of volcanoes in the world. The 91 new finds were added to another nearly 50 volcanoes already known to exist there. Scientists found 91 previously unknown volcanoes, ranging in height from 100 to 3850 metres. Read More

The fired Google engineer did a photoshoot outside the company's headquarters

The fired Google engineer did a photoshoot outside the company's headquarters

Damore is now on tour of mostly conservative media outlets. James Damore , the software engineer fired by Google for circulating a 10-page manifesto inside the company that suggested women might be under-represented in tech generally and "leadership" inside the company due to their biology, has described the company as "almost like a cult" in an opinion column published the Wall Street Journal . Read More

Watch a timelapse video of the Perseid meteor shower

Watch a timelapse video of the Perseid meteor shower

While a bright moon might affect the Perseids' visibility to some degree, the meteor shower should still be outstanding because of a significant number of bright and colorful fireballs, the museum said . The phenomenon is caused by debris from the tail of the Swift-Tuttle comet entering the Earth's atmosphere and burning up, appearing as bright streaks of light crossing the sky. Read More

Facebook Introduces

Facebook Introduces "Watch" Video Platform

Facebook pays NPR and other leading news organizations to produce live video streams that run on the site. "We think creating a show has a number of benefits, like the ability to reach a predictable and loyal audience", Facebook's Nick Grudin, VP of Media Partnerships, wrote of the plan . Read More

Tesla seeks to raise $1.5 billion to fund Model 3 production

Tesla seeks to raise $1.5 billion to fund Model 3 production

Tesla has been riding high on investor expectations that its Model 3 will be a mass-market hit, with shareholders pushing its market value above that of General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co, the top two US automakers that produce millions of cars each annually. Read More

Email saves Saints from flesh-eating sea lice

Email saves Saints from flesh-eating sea lice

Although a similar sea lice attack on another teenage boy was reported at a nearby beach in 2015, Dr. Poore said sea lice lived all over the world: "It's not an Australian thing". Attempting to seek answers, Kanizay's father collected water from the beach where his son was bitten and poured it over several pieces of raw meat. Read More

Russian Federation says reserves right to retaliate over new European Union sanctions

Russian Federation says reserves right to retaliate over new European Union sanctions

They were originally sold by Munich-headquartered Siemens for use in Russian Federation. But Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was "grateful" to the EU, calling the sanctions a "powerful message to the aggressor about unwavering unity and solidarity among the capitals of the European Union ". Read More

Venezuela's president delays launch of new assembly

Venezuela's president delays launch of new assembly

In a sign of its apparent demoralized state only a few hundred demonstrators showed up for Friday's protest against the constitutional assembly, one of the smallest turnouts in months. It will have sweeping powers to upend institutions and in theory could even remove Maduro, a fact held up by government supporters as proof that it's not a partisan power grab. Read More

Amazon China partner tells users to stop using illegal VPNs

Amazon China partner tells users to stop using illegal VPNs

Essentially, as a requirement for someone to operate a VPN they have to have a license from the government there. "The central government in China back in 2015 started tightening the regulations associated with VPN apps, and we have a number of those on our store", Cook said on the company's fiscal third-quarter conference call Tuesday. Read More

Research on Global Warming Gets Grimmer and Grimmer

Research on Global Warming Gets Grimmer and Grimmer

Ocean temperatures are warming due to climate change . There's a 90 percent chance temperatures will climb by at least 2 degrees Celsius by the end of the century - and they could get nearly 5 degrees higher. Findings state that the latter is barely credible with only a 1% chance that temperatures will go above less than 1.5-degrees Celsius. Now, new research suggests a lot of that warming is unavoidable - no matter how much we cut emissions. Read More

Trump to Sign Bill Imposing New Sanctions on Russia, White House Says

Trump to Sign Bill Imposing New Sanctions on Russia, White House Says

The bill would affect a range of Russian industries and might further hurt the Russian economy, already weakened by 2014 sanctions imposed after Russia annexed Crime from Ukraine. Trump's communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, had suggested Thursday that Trump might veto the bill and "negotiate an even tougher deal against the Russians". Read More

Samsung second-quarter profit surges to record high on memory chip boom

Samsung second-quarter profit surges to record high on memory chip boom

By division, the home appliance and air solution unit generated 465.7 billion won operating profit, up 7.4 percent on-year, with the revenue coming in at 5.25 trillion won, up 11.7 percent. Samsung reported record-high quarterly profit and sales Thursday. Samsung has been trying to overcome an embarrassing recall past year of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone over exploding batteries, which cost it billions of dollars and dealt a blow to its reputation . Read More

Adobe announces the end of Flash

Adobe announces the end of Flash

Today usage is only 17 percent and continues to decline. Sometime in mid-2018, sites using Flash will need explicit user permission to run every time the browser is restarted. There is still lots of content on the web that uses Flash - it's still built into Google's desktop Chrome browser - so the software will be supported through 2020. Read More

Last baby killer whale born at SeaWorld dies

Last baby killer whale born at SeaWorld dies

Kyara was to be the last orca born in captivity at a SeaWorld park. SeaWorld says its 3-month-old orca calf Kyara died Monday in San Antonio , bringing social media condemnation and condolences. It could take several weeks before the results are finalized. Her mother, Takara, was pregnant when SeaWorld announced that it would be ending its breeding program back in March of 2016. Read More

S/African Branden Grace smashes Golf record

The tap-in was a formality, and the tens of thousands of people who had poured into this magnificent venue had seen history made. "And I just want to get out there again tomorrow and try to do something similar, just play some good golf". Read More

Ghost Recon: Wildlands Getting a PvP Open Beta Soon

Ghost Recon: Wildlands Getting a PvP Open Beta Soon

While Ghost Recon Wildlands is a good co-op game where a team of four players goes up against the AI-controlled Santa Blanca Cartel. This PvP mode was designed from the ground up with the community in mind. New PvP mechanics will also be integrated into Ghost War , such as suppressing fire and sound markers, all in a bid to make the new mode as "true" a military strategic, team-based multiplayer mode as possible. Read More

GE Stock Falls After Company Reports 12% Drop in Revenue

GE Stock Falls After Company Reports 12% Drop in Revenue

The cash flow of GE was below expectations and also focused on the stock , as per the Jeff Windau, who is an analyst at Edward Jones. GE also saw its net profit slump 58 percent year over year. In the past month, Flannery has begun a "series of deep dives into each of the businesses, looking at everything you would expect", he said Friday. Read More

Facebook working on way to charge for reading news articles

Facebook working on way to charge for reading news articles

Roughly 2,000 US' national and local newspapers, including The New York Times , The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post , are represented by the News Media Alliance. Brown, naturally, didn't get into many specifics about Facebook subscriptions, but she did say that it will offer both premium and metered plans. Read More

Google updates its feed to offer more personalised news

Google updates its feed to offer more personalised news

This feature evolved with Google Now on Tap and some of these features have moved onto Google Assistant while others have been left behind in the Google application. In most news feeds, old content is deemed irrelevant, but, in this case, Google is promoting it as a strength. It will try to achieve this by taking a page from Facebook and essentially creating its own News Feed-style interface. Read More

Google Glass is back from the dead

Google Glass is back from the dead

The new version of the hardware is said to have better battery life, and a red indicator light that will glow whenever recording is active, the new version is also planned to be able to support prescription lenses, and substitute for safety glasses . Read More