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Author: 0 Microsoft's quarterly profit rises 27.8 percent

Azure has been growing at almost a triple-digit rate over the past year or so. Its "office commercial products and cloud services business saw revenue rise 7%". One area of continued strength within cloud is Microsoft's Azure platform, which gives developers paid access to Microsoft's artificial intelligence algorithms for use in their own software.

Sci-tech Brave Soldier Defies Death and Kills Two Terrorists in Srinagar
Author: 0 Brave Soldier Defies Death and Kills Two Terrorists in Srinagar

The army said that initially they thought there were only two terrorists but when they discovered the third AK 47, they realise there was another who had managed to flee. The attackers, suspected to be fidayeen militants, sneaked into the camp before sunrise at around 4. The attack in Panzgam area came after a group of at least three militants.

Sci-tech South African Airways strike 'takes off'
Author: 0 South African Airways strike 'takes off'

About 200 striking flight attendants protested outside the head office of South African Airways in Johannesburg , the African News Agency reported. SAA said the strike had delayed flights out of O.R. Tambo Airport in Johannesburg , which handles around 19 million passengers a year, and would also affect flights from its coastal airports.

Sci-tech EQT Midstream Partners and EQT GP Holdings Increase Quarterly Distributions
Author: 0 EQT Midstream Partners and EQT GP Holdings Increase Quarterly Distributions

It has outperformed by 27.19% the S&P500. Cellectis SA Ads (NASDAQ:CLLS) had an increase of 5.62% in short interest. CNNX's SI was 250,000 shares in April as released by FINRA. Checking in on some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX)'s ROIC is -0.300874. Its up 0.24, from 0.87 in 2016Q3.

Sci-tech The Latest Windows Update Finally Lets You Put Off Future Updates
Author: 0 The Latest Windows Update Finally Lets You Put Off Future Updates

Less than two thirds of mobile handsets running Windows 10 Mobile will receive the Creators Update . As revealed earlier this month, however, not all Windows Phone devices will be able to download and install the new update. Table 1. Nomenclature and timing for Microsoft's monthly security updates for supported Windows clients and servers, starting on October 11, 2016.

Sci-tech Whale and boat collisions may be more common
Author: 0 Whale and boat collisions may be more common

Alex Hill, the lead author of the study, said that a more thorough study of the phenomenon might help them find solutions for both the whales and the boaters. There have been collisions leading to the sinking of small vessels. The Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) which work for the protecting of whales and dolphins have submitted reports and findings through which the regulators can work upon managing the traffic in these water bodies and try to save the endangered species.

Sci-tech Amazon's new $200 camera will judge how you look
Author: 0 Amazon's new $200 camera will judge how you look

It also offers fashion advice using machine learning and real-life style advisers. After taking the photo or video Alexa sends it to your Echo Look's style checker. Initially, the Echo Look could help Amazon make a bigger splash on social media as consumers share photos of themselves, said Mr. Elfenbein. It will also work with a companion app that has a Style Check feature to compare two outfits and rate which is better.

Sci-tech LinkedIn hits 500 million members
Author: 0 LinkedIn hits 500 million members

In a blog post published Monday, ‎Aatif Awan, Vice President, Growth & International Products at LinkedIn pointed recounted a series of successes, anecdotes and next steps for the social network. By comparison, Facebook has more than 1.8 billion users and Twitter has 320 million. The acquisition of LinkedIn was completed in December past year.

Author: 0 'Womb-like device may help save premature babies'

The scientists experimented with eight extremely premature lambs that had been carried by their mothers for only 100 to 115 days; a normal pregnancy in sheep lasts 152 days. "We do have plans for long-term observations of survivors, to look for some hidden morbidity". If this type of system is someday used on humans , it's unlikely that it would be useful for all premature babies, the researchers said in a press briefing.

Author: 0 Trump says he hasn't changed position on wall

The down-payment on construction of a border wall that President Donald Trump had sought has been dropped as part of the latest GOP proposal for a spending bill to prevent a government shutdown at the end of this week. He told a gathering of around 20 conservative media reporters that he would be willing to return to the funding issue in September. President Trump signaled to a gathering of conservative media on Monday that he may be open to a delay in funding for his proposed border ...

Author: 0 Samsung blocks remapping of Bixby button on Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics is bringing its latest flagship phones into India through Flipkart . Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sightings have been reported after Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus have been unveiled. While the Galaxy S8 will come in Midnight Black and Maple Gold colour variants, the Galaxy S8+ will also get the Coral Blue variant. The Investor reports that Samsung's Galaxy S8 exceeded the 1-million mark in the last 10 days, as pre-orders for the phone started from April 7 in South Korea.

Sci-tech Israeli Defense Officials: Assad Still Has Chemical Weapons
Author: 0 Israeli Defense Officials: Assad Still Has Chemical Weapons

Earlier this week, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) said that it is identifying sarin in samples related to the April 5 incident. Syria has blamed terrorist groups for the attack, and Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that the attack was carried out by "forces" trying to frame the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Author: 0 Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

But Orrick wasn't having it. The judge said that President Donald Trump can not set new conditions for the federal grants at stake. "And if there was doubt about the scope of the order", Orrick wrote, "the president and attorney general have erased it with their public comments".

Author: 0 Astronomers Find Habitable Zone in Saturn's Moon

To be clear, scientists haven't discovered evidence of organisms on Enceladus, but they encouraged by the processes producing chemical energy, which could feed life. Meanwhile, scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope observed a warm jet of water shooting out of the warmest part of Europa, one of Saturn's moons that is composed of an icy layer over a salty liquid ocean of water.

Author: 0 Thousands brave rain at Washington science march

While march organizers say they event was not supposed to be partisan, it was undeniably political. The president also released a $1.1 trillion budget outline last month which includes proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency .

Sci-tech Thousands rally in Grant Park at March for Science
Author: 0 Thousands rally in Grant Park at March for Science

Scientists and their work are on the defensive. "The current (political) situation took us from kind of ignoring science to blatantly attacking it". Participants will walk about seven blocks to City Hall for more speeches, then return to Pershing Square for presentations on air quality, dinosaurs and how to spot "alternative facts" on the Internet.

Sci-tech Baahubali 2 Leaked in Overseas? Images getting shared Virally
Author: 0 Baahubali 2 Leaked in Overseas? Images getting shared Virally

This can be called as biggest launch for an Indian film in US. As per sources it will release in more than 40 IMAX screens in US. As mentioned in the Baahubali Advance booking, the fans belong to the Andra Pradesh expecting and requesting for the additional shows in the opening release days of this weekends.

Sci-tech Google targets 'fake news,' offensive search suggestions
Author: 0 Google targets 'fake news,' offensive search suggestions

Google is also releasing more details about its human "raters", a hand-picked group of 10,000 users who already give Google feedback on the hundreds of tests it runs to improve search results. "This can sometimes lead to results that are unexpected, inaccurate or offensive". Google also has reprogrammed a popular feature to omit derogatory suggestions from its automated recommendations of search requests.

Sci-tech Trump Hosting UN Security Council Meeting at White House
Author: 0 Trump Hosting UN Security Council Meeting at White House

During his election campaign, Trump dismissed the United Nations as "just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time". Since Trump has taken office, he has challenged worldwide cooperation with such moves as a nuclear deal with Iran and global funding cuts, according to The New York Times .

Author: 0 Why is A Yogurt Company Mad at Alex Jones?

The lawsuit against Jones and Infowars stems from a video published on April 11, in which the Alex Jones Show purports to describe Chobani's practice of hiring refugees, as well as an assault in Twin Falls that is unrelated to Chobani, the lawsuit says.