Sci-tech Sharapova's winning return ends in SF defeat to Mladenovic
Author: 0 Sharapova's winning return ends in SF defeat to Mladenovic

The 19th-ranked Mladenovic, who ousted two-time defending champion Angelique Kerber on Thursday, next plays the victor of the other semifinal between fourth-seeded Simona Halep and last year's runner-up Laura Siegemund. Mladenovic next takes on Carla Suarez-Navarro, who beat another Russian, Elena Vesnina, 6-2, 6-4. After breaking when Sharapova served for the match, Kontaveit had the chance to level but Sharapova stepped up once more and took her first match point with a thumping return.

Sci-tech Hold talks to resolve the impasse in Kashmir, SC tells govt
Author: 0 Hold talks to resolve the impasse in Kashmir, SC tells govt

The Centre made this statement while the top court was hearing a petition filed by the Jammu and Kashmir Bar Association against the use of pellet guns. The Jammu and Kashmir High Court had on September 22 rejected the plea seeking a ban on use of pellet guns on the ground that the Center had already constituted a Committee of Experts through its memorandum of July 26, 2016 for exploring alternatives to pellet guns.

Sci-tech Texans select home-state hero D'Onta Foreman
Author: 0 Texans select home-state hero D'Onta Foreman

AUSTIN, TX - OCTOBER 29: D'Onta Foreman #33 of the Texas Longhorns breaks free against the Baylor Bears during the second half on October 29, 2016 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas . New York's first round pick is going to determine whether or not they take Foreman. New York Jets - Children of fallen EMT Yadira Arroyo will announce Day 3 selections from EMT HOUSE 26 .

Author: 0 Goa petrol pumps are fool-proof, says Pump Dealers' Association

Please Wait while comments are loading. If a customer takes 1 litre petrol from any station, in reality he receives only 940 ml if the dispensing machine is fitted with this chip. A raid that covered around eight pumps in the city - three at Sitapur Road, one each in Cantonment, Chinhat pump at Kamta crossing, Samta Mulak crossing pump in Gomtinagar and KGMU - all were fund using the chip.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime launched in United States with Android 7.0 Nougat OS

While the device is already being sold through T-Mobile, the prepaid one costs $75 while on the installment basis, it would cost you $150 and that includes monthly T-mobile plans as well. Overall, the Galaxy J3 Prime has decent specs for the price. The Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime supports 4G LTE along with Wi-Fi, microUSB and Bluetooth connectivity.

Author: 0 White House readies order to quit NAFTA: administration official

Canada and Mexico got a reprieve in their tough trade relationship with Donald Trump after the USA president walked back his threat to jettison the NAFTA continental trade pact Thursday. "Scrapping NAFTA would be a disastrously bad idea", Republican Sen. Trump continued a spree of signing presidential directives as he neared his 100th day in office on Saturday, ordering a probe of whether aluminum imports harm US national security.

Sci-tech Cassini begins plunging into Saturn's rings
Author: 0 Cassini begins plunging into Saturn's rings

Additional unprocessed images gathered during Cassini's plunge are available online , along with hundreds of thousands collected by the probe during the more than 13 years it has spend studying Saturn and its moons - observations which resulted in the publication of more than 3,000 studies and such discoveries as liquid methane seas at Titan and hydrothermal activity on Enceladus.

Author: 0 Female astronaut sets NASA record for most days in space

Whitson, who has been on board the ISS since November 2016, is also commanding the space station for the second time. According to a report from Gizmodo , Whitson broke Jeff Williams' record of approximately 534 days, 2 hours and 48 minutes.

Author: 0 Intel shares slide after first-quarter earnings release

Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Intel Corporation recorded a 52-week high of $38.18. Moreover, Bank has 0.14% invested in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ). Jefferies Downgrades the stock to Hold on 3/13/17 with no specific Price Target. Intel Corporation got Initiated on 31-Mar-17 where investment firm Macquarie Initiated the stock to Outperform.

Sci-tech China, ESA may collaborate on human settlement on Moon
Author: 0 China, ESA may collaborate on human settlement on Moon

But the head of the ESA had past year elaborated on plans to build a village on the moon. "Moon Village" will be a potential worldwide launching pad for future missions to Mars, ESA had said earlier describing the project. It would act as a stopover for spacecraft, and become a "village" with mining and even tourism. Wörner explained his concept of a moon village not as a place to raise a family but more of a human outpost where people can live and work together.

Sci-tech Touch new stamp and presto, total solar eclipse becomes moon
Author: 0 Touch new stamp and presto, total solar eclipse becomes moon

The back of the stamp has a map of the eclipse's path and times it will appear in some locations. The stamp images, according to the USPS, were taken by Fred Espenak, an astrophysicist, and depict a total solar eclipse in Libya in 2006. Thermochromic inks are vulnerable to UV light and should be kept out of direct sunlight. The back will feature a US map tracking when the eclipse will appear across the country.

Author: 0 Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductor

First quarter operating profit for Asia's most valuable company by market capitalization was $8.75 billion, matching Samsung's earlier guidance. Samsung's chip business was the company's stellar performer, with a record 6.3trn won (€5bn) operating profit.

Sci-tech Facebook says it will act against 'information operations' using false accounts
Author: 0 Facebook says it will act against 'information operations' using false accounts

He implored Facebook to remove fake news within hours, block individuals who repeatedly post misleading and false information and couch suspect posts with an official warning that content is contested. Facebook also pointed out that although worldwide intrigue has gotten the most attention of late, 'similar tactics are also frequently used in domestic contexts to undermine opponents, civic or social causes, or their champions'.

Sci-tech Auditors say NASA may run short of space suits
Author: 0 Auditors say NASA may run short of space suits

NASA told the inspector general that the decision was taken to continue the contract as the space agency wanted to keep industry engaged in spacesuit design. " Well, we want to try and do it during my first term or, at worst, during my second term ", Trump responded. Trump has already proposed cutting NASA's budget by about 1 percent in fiscal year 2018.

Sci-tech Great White Shark Feasts on Whale Carcass
Author: 0 Great White Shark Feasts on Whale Carcass

The pregnant shark was captured sinking its teeth into the whale off the coast of southern California. Scarlet, a whale that became famous after being entangled in a line for six weeks before breaking free a year ago, was known to have several health problems before turning up dead Thursday off Newport Beach.

Sci-tech Digital advertising surpassed TV ads in 2016
Author: 0 Digital advertising surpassed TV ads in 2016

Digital audio, measured for the first time in the report, had a good year, generating US$1.1 billion in revenues in 2016. Mobile is now the dominant vehicle for digital ad spend. Banner ads captured the second most in mobile ad spend with 38%, followed by video (11%). "Younger people don't listen to the radio". "This is similar to the movement when print went to online and this is the monetization of not eyeballs, but ears", he added.

Author: 0 Uber self-driving car exec steps aside during Google lawsuit

Uber said he'll take a lesser role on the team and won't be involved in decisions relating to lidar technology, which is the subject of the lawsuit. Levandowski explained the changes in a staff email obtained by Bloomberg. Kalanick had described Levandowski as a "brother from another mother". Significant breakthroughs in sensor technology, along with serious advancements in machine learning has prompted many experts and industry observers to predict that such vehicles will be commonplace ...