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Sci-tech Paramedic who rescued infant from Silver Lake speaking publicly
Author: 0 Paramedic who rescued infant from Silver Lake speaking publicly

A body is recovered near Silver Lake in Highland, Ill ., on Thursday, March 16, 2017, after a vehicle with an infant was pulled from the lake earlier in the morning. The coroner in Madison County, Illinois, says incidents a house fire and the discovery of a baby in a auto in a lake are connected, and that two deaths have now been confirmed.

Sci-tech Uber's Self-Driving Cars Still Need a Lot of Human Help
Author: 0 Uber's Self-Driving Cars Still Need a Lot of Human Help

This, in turn, could prevent Uber from rolling out a fleet of autonomous vehicles within the timeframe it has envisioned. One of Uber's autonomous Ford Fusion cars in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The fleet experiences an average of one "critical" intervention every 200 miles, each time avoiding hitting a person or causing significant property damage.

Sci-tech Nintendo reportedly doubling Switch production after strong early sales
Author: 0 Nintendo reportedly doubling Switch production after strong early sales

With the lack of concrete global sales figures, we turn to industry analyst firm Superdata which this week estimated Switch sales at 1.5 million units worldwide. The mobile unit slides inside the Switch docking station, where it also gets charged. While Nintendo has already patched the bug, initial units came in with the outdated Webkit.

Sci-tech Featherweight Lotus Elise Sprint launches 2017 Elise range
Author: 0 Featherweight Lotus Elise Sprint launches 2017 Elise range

Overall, it's 41kg lighter than the vehicle it replaces and means the Elise Sprint models weigh in at just 798kg. Work has been done to not just improve performance, the engine note has been the focus of Lotus engineers for the Elise Sprint 220's 1.8-litre supercharged petrol.

Author: 0 Microsoft to force Windows 10 on Kaby Lake and Ryzen CPUs?

This means, no more security updates or any other kind of support , regardless of how critical the problem. The document says that such errors occur because newer processor generations require the latest version of Windows for support .

Sci-tech Android, iOS rampant as Windows phone sinks: Kantar
Author: 0 Android, iOS rampant as Windows phone sinks: Kantar

Apple's share of the world's biggest smartphone market declined by 8.4 percentage points to 16.6 percent in the three months ending in January, down from 25 percent a year ago, Kantar WorldPanel said on Wednesday. In many markets Windows Phone has less than a 1 percent market share, and in the USA the operating system sits at 1.3 percent market share - down from the 2.6 percent market share it had at the start of 2016.

Sci-tech Google's Guetzli Open Source JPEG Encoder Compresses Images by 35 Percent
Author: 0 Google's Guetzli Open Source JPEG Encoder Compresses Images by 35 Percent

JPEG is a lossy compression method for images, which allows a tradeoff to occur between file size and the final quality of the images. In the examples above, you can see the uncompressed original image on the left, libjpeg in the middle and Guetzli's result on the right; notice how Google's solution has less ringing artifacts in both examples.

Sci-tech Tassie Beaches Have Been Lit Up By Some Extremely 'Avatar'-Looking Algae
Author: 0 Tassie Beaches Have Been Lit Up By Some Extremely 'Avatar'-Looking Algae

The algae aren't toxic to people, though they may cause skin irritation to some who swim in their waters. Noctiluca scintillans more commonly known as Sea Sparkle is a species of algae that uses bioluminescence for protection. Prof Hallegraeff, from the University of Tasmania , said it could also disrupt the food chain. "The whole bay was iridescent blue", he told the broadcaster.

Sci-tech Google working on a smartphone bigger than Pixel XL
Author: 0 Google working on a smartphone bigger than Pixel XL

According to rumors and speculations , the third Pixel smartphone has been codenamed as Taimen . Taimen is a large fish as well, hence the name fits perfectly well. As for the smaller siblings, Google has already confirmed that the original Pixel was anything but a test and it is planning further devices this year.

Sci-tech Coral Reefs Are Dying, Only Hope Is Halting Fossil Fuel Emissions
Author: 0 Coral Reefs Are Dying, Only Hope Is Halting Fossil Fuel Emissions

Post-bleaching, corals normally die from starvation because of the loss of their photosynthetic symbiotic algae . The bleaching doesn't necessarily mean that the coral will die, but it can lead to it. The resulting map indicates that mortality is likely up and down the Great Barrier Reef this year . In general, unbleached reefs were located towards the southern end of the reef where waters are cooler.

Sci-tech Google's messaging app could be sharing your search history with your friends
Author: 0 Google's messaging app could be sharing your search history with your friends

Google Allo, which as launched earlier this year, includes Google Assistant. It seems Google Allo can show your friends your searches. Amazon's spokesperson told DailyMail.com that when the woman in the video asked those questions to their virtual assistant, it encountered with a glitch and the spokesperson stated that Alexa's response to "Are you connected to the Central Intelligence Agency?" is "No, I work for Amazon".

Author: 0 Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) SVP Richard J. Noechel Sells 4721 Shares

The institutional investor owned 65,900 shares of the company's stock after selling 412 shares during the period. Northstar holds 0.15% in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) or 7,135 shares. Finally, KeyCorp assumed coverage on Cooper Tire & Rubber Co in a research note on Wednesday, November 16th. Cooper Tire & Rubber Co presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $39.80.

Sci-tech SpaceX Falcon 9 launching EchoStar 23 satellite at 11AM IST
Author: 0 SpaceX Falcon 9 launching EchoStar 23 satellite at 11AM IST

A backup window opens at 1:35 a.m. on Thursday. This will be the California rocket builder's third launch of a Falcon 9 since a spectacular explosion September 1 at the nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station that destroyed another booster and its $200 million satellite payload.

Sci-tech Fox Takeover of Sky Referred to British Media Regulator
Author: 0 Fox Takeover of Sky Referred to British Media Regulator

Bradley confirmed the decision in a statement to MPs in the Commons. In a recent conference appearance in London, he said Fox's takeover of Sky would be good news for the United Kingdom creative industries. In a statement , 21st Century Fox said it "looks forward to working with United Kingdom authorities". Ofcom cleared Sky then, but criticized James Murdoch for corporate governance failings.

Sci-tech India slams Pakistan move on Gilgit-Baltistan
Author: 0 India slams Pakistan move on Gilgit-Baltistan

No attempt or unilateral attempt or step to change that would have any legal basis, whatsoever, and it will be entirely unacceptable. In its right of reply to the Pakistan's statement at 34th Session of the Human Rights Council today, India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Ajit Kumar said, Pakistan must fulfil its obligation to vacate illegal occupation of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.

Sci-tech Mobile and AT&T Announce Pricing and Availability for the LG G6
Author: 0 Mobile and AT&T Announce Pricing and Availability for the LG G6

The latest flagship smartphone from LG is now available for AT&T subscribers. AT&T is also touting that you can get unlimited data with the LG G6 , and those that are on Unlimited Plus will get a $25/month credit for their video services - DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW or U-Verse TV.