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Sci-tech Insect populations in Germany decline 75-percent
Author: 0 Insect populations in Germany decline 75-percent

The stark decline in insect populations has placed the world on a path to " ecological Armageddon ", according to a study . Now, new research out of Germany has caused a panic in the scientific community, revealing that the total biomass - that is, the total amount of flying insect life in the surveyed area - has plummeted by a whopping 75% over just the past 27 years.

Author: 0 Japan's lunar orbiter discovers 50km cave beneath surface

Junichi Haruyama, a senior researcher at JAXA, Japan's space agency, said: "It's important to know where and how big lunar lava tubes are if we're ever going to construct a lunar base". A huge moon cave has been discovered by scientists at Japan's space agency. Research presented at the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) last month in Riga, Latvia, found that lava tubes on the moon may be big enough to house entire cities.

Sci-tech Tuesday Apple Rumors: iPhone X May Meet Demand in 2017
Author: 0 Tuesday Apple Rumors: iPhone X May Meet Demand in 2017

Such an early pullback will have a severe effect on a sprawling supply chain that encompasses the likes of Hon Hai Precision Industry and Pegatron, as well as smaller components makers from AAC Technologies to Catcher and Merry Electronics.

Sci-tech WhatsApp Adds A New Feature 'Live Location Sharing' To Track Friends…
Author: 0 WhatsApp Adds A New Feature 'Live Location Sharing' To Track Friends…

This is how this feature works. To share your live location just open the app and tap on either the blue dot that represents your location or the menu button in the top left corner. You can only choose from one of the preset options - 15 minutes, 1 hour (default), and 8 hours, etc. The company as of now has no plans to permanently share location with certain contacts.

Sci-tech Rel Jio hikes tariffs, brings relief for older telcos
Author: 0 Rel Jio hikes tariffs, brings relief for older telcos

Some plans have improved and some plans have been downgraded. Customers who want a validity of 84 days will have to recharge with Rs. 459 plan. The interesting thing is that Rs 149 plan will get an upgrade in terms of data limit. This package offers 350GB of data and is valid for 360 days. As part of the company's ongoing Diwali cashback offer, which ends on October 18, buyers of the Rs.

Author: 0 New Moto X4 Unlocked Prime Exclusive Deal On Amazon Released

One of the defining features of this smartphone is that it houses both Google Assistant as well as Amazon Alexa as voice-spaced virtual assistants in the device. Motorola has said they're not giving up their modular design for Moto Mods anytime soon and unlike LG, they are continuing to pump out more mods for their customers.

Sci-tech Google's adorable Doodle stars Nobel-winning astrophysicist
Author: 0 Google's adorable Doodle stars Nobel-winning astrophysicist

This figure - 1.4 times the mass of our sun - is now known as the " Chandrasekhar limit ", and it's key to understanding the evolution of stars in our universe. Speculation by scientists like Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer on what happens to more massive stars led to the concept of black holes with a mass and gravity so strong that no light or anything else could escape.

Sci-tech Yuvraj Singh slapped with domestic violence case by sister-in-law Akanksha
Author: 0 Yuvraj Singh slapped with domestic violence case by sister-in-law Akanksha

When asked as to why she's targeting Yuvraj, Malik explained, "Look, domestic violence does not mean just physical violence". According to a report published on a popular website Spotboye , Akanksha has refused to speak as of now and will speak on the matter after the hearing on October 21, but her lawyer Swati Singh Malik has affirmed the development, according to the report .

Sci-tech Suspect in custody following police Facebook dare
Author: 0 Suspect in custody following police Facebook dare

If they did it, he said he'd turn himself in , bring a dozen donuts and clean up litter around the city's schools. Keeping his word, Zaydel turned himself into authorities and even brought donuts and a bagel . Only Detroit-based WXYZ cameras were rolling as Michael Zaydel strolled into the Redford ( Michigan ) Police Station. It is our experience everyone gets caught at some point.

Sci-tech Bixby 2.0 Brings Samsung's Voice Assistant to TVs, Fridges
Author: 0 Bixby 2.0 Brings Samsung's Voice Assistant to TVs, Fridges

Developers will also get a Bixby SDK, which could lead to more devices with the smart assistant built in. Samsung believes that Bixby 2 .0 will ultimately be a marketplace, for intelligence. "We see a world where digital assistants play a bigger role, an intelligent role, where one day everything from our phones, to our fridge, to our sprinkler system will have some sort of intelligence to help us seamlessly interact with all the technology we use each day".

Sci-tech Slain soldier's family: Call from Trump never came
Author: 0 Slain soldier's family: Call from Trump never came

Hunter died in a suicide bombing attack in Afghanistan in August, his family was told to expect a call from Trump. "He thought the call was respectful and he thought that the president did the best job he could under those circumstances to offer condolences on behalf of the country", Sanders said.

Sci-tech Predominantly black school named after Confederate general renamed to honour Barack Obama
Author: 0 Predominantly black school named after Confederate general renamed to honour Barack Obama

The push to rename the school became urgent after the state Board of Education requested Gov. Phil Bryant to declare a state of emergency for JPS in September 2017. They overwhelmingly chose Obama. "It's important not just in the symbolism of an elementary school, but here we're having a real genuine examination of our history in an elementary school - within the broader school system in Jackson - which is exactly where it needs to happen".

Author: 0 Alphabet begins testing of Project Wing's delivery drones in rural Australia

Burgess said the tests are being conducted in the community because residents often drive an average of 40 minutes round-trip to the grocery stores, restaurants or coffee shops. "Once we decided we were onboard, we immediately got to work on creating the Guzman y Gomez Drone Mothership ", the company writes on its blog. Forget about Japan, China or the United States of America being at the forefront of technological advancement: the mark of a truly advanced civilisation is one that can ...

Sci-tech LEGO unveils new Women of NASA building set
Author: 0 LEGO unveils new Women of NASA building set

Lego has a new set that originated by a member of its Lego Ideas fan-sourced creation platform: The Women of NASA , a package that includes NASA pioneers Nancy Grace Roman , Margeret Hamilton, Sally Ride and Mae Jamison, as well as a space shuttle model, the Hubble telescope and display stands for all.

Author: 0 Nokia 9 Rendered In New Video

Yesterday we had reported about an invite that hinted at the launch of the Nokia 7 or a new variant of the Nokia 8 . He has posted a sketched image of Nokia 7 with a claim of 80% similarity to the real thing. The device with 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM i.e. the variant of Nokia has been already made official. The Nokia 8 should prove to be a similar success, especially given the fact that the company has priced it lower than most other leading flagship smartphones released this year.

Sci-tech Low volumes, profit booking subdue equity indices
Author: 0 Low volumes, profit booking subdue equity indices

It was followed by Himachal Futuristic Communications (1.27 million), Jaiprakash Associates (0.95 million) and Idea Cellular (0.90 million). The energy, oil and gas, realty and power indices were the top gainers in mid-morning session. Investors were cautious with today being the last session of Hindu Samvat Year 2073. BSE Sensex was down by over 90 points or 0.28% at 32,518.56 while the wider NSE Nifty was down by over 38 points or 0.38% at 10,195.55.

Author: 0 Allergan ruling casts doubt on tribal patent strategy

Patent and Trade Office's inter partes review process, which is separate from any court decisions. The ruling opens the way for challengers Mylan and Teva to introduce generic versions. Allergan said in a statement on Tuesday that its deal with the tribe has helped raised awareness about the need to reform the PTAB process, which the company said does not provide due process to patent owners.

Sci-tech Google Calendar gets new business features
Author: 0 Google Calendar gets new business features

I don't think that's something most users will ever need, but Google argues that it's great for employees who manage multiple calendars, including administrative assistants, to schedule meetings for the whole team. Plus, if you accidentally delete a meeting invite, you can easily restore it. Now you can view and manage calendars in separate columns. Google Calendar on the web has finally caught up to its sleeker, more visually appealing sibling for mobile .