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Mysterious purple blob found at the bottom of the ocean baffles scientists

Odd but nonetheless pretty, the sea slug measuring only 2 inches across lives among clams and crabs some 5,300 feet below the surface. Some of the species are very colorful, appearing in bright nuances of blue, pink and orange. Alternatively, the ent...

Author-activist Mahasweta Devi dies in Kolkata at 90

Mahasweta Devi died of multiple organ failure at the age of 90 at a south Kolkata nursing home on July 28 after a prolonged illness for over two months. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has sent her condolence message from New Delhi. ...

Why the Pokemon-McDonald's deal in Japan could be big

The smartphone game, developed by San Francisco-based Niantic based on Nintendo's video game characters, was first launched on July 6 in the U.S., New Zealand, and Australia. Markets had cheered the app's global success as a great sign for Nintendo...

Canadian athletes critical of decision not to suspend Russian athletes from Rio

The committee says it is leaving it up to each global sports federation to decide which Russian athletes to accept in their sports. The IOC said Russian athletes will have to satisfy the 28 federations who run the summer Olympic sports that they ar...

Watch it, cowboy: Japan's 9 safety tips for "Pokemon Go"

Chances are very real that it ends up being the most successful mobile game of all time in the country. The augmented reality game uses smartphone cameras to superimpose the cute, digital creatures on real-world settings. Japan was made to wait u...

Developer of Nintendo's Pokemon GO aiming for rollout to 200 markets soon

In order to start this process, you will first need to check on the status of your current permissions setting. Pokemon GO is insanely popular in the regions it has been released so far. Play these games and get healthy. Yesterday, the game was...

Nintendo shares surge on Pokemon mobile game hopes

Despite being shaken by the ordeal, Wiggins plans to continue playing the game. The video game, named Pokemon Go , turns real streets and sidewalks into a virtual arena, WCBS 880's Mike Smeltz reported. " Pokemon GO will allow players to capture ...

Chicago again calls Dwyane Wade, and this time he listens

Miami's final offer of $41.5 million was the rest of Miami's remaining cap space but Wade reportedly either wanted a third year on the deal or the more money over those two years, which wasn't possible without breaking up part of the team.

David Cameron to Jeremy Corbyn: For heaven's sake, go

Both factions in the party have been active on social media trying to recruit members to vote in a contest to either support or oppose Mr Corbyn. "Nothing can be ruled out at this stage", one Labour peer said . Rather than rebuilding trust among th...

GTX 1060 Details Leaked Ahead of Impending Announcement

Nvidia quickly scored big victories in the top and mid-range of the market with its new GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 models. Based on the report by VideoCardz , the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 will likely use a 192-bit memory interface and come in 3GB a...

Google's VR Expeditions Now Open To Everyone

The new system for getting Expeditions up and running has reportedly been streamlined considerably. It's called Google Cast for Education , and it's a Chrome web app that lets students and teachers beam content to a central display to share th...

Brexit vote sparks surge in online interest in Irish passports

Being an European Union citizen carries with it certain benefits which with our exit we look like losing over the next few years. While the exit process of Britain from the European Union will take some time, the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs...

US Rep. and Penn alum Chaka Fattah resigns effective immediately

Fattah, who served on the powerful Appropriations Committee during 11 terms in office, said he hastened his exit out of respect for House leadership and to avoid being a distraction. He also said Fattah had betrayed the trust of his constituents an...

Tumblr Live-Streaming Feature

Right up there is the New York Times , which is slated to receive $3.03 million for its live video efforts. Buzzfeed , which saw early success with its watermelon-exploding video, landed the biggest contract among its publishing competitors with a ...

Infant exoplanet K2-33b discovered by NASA Kepler probe

Approximately 5 times the size of the Earth, the new planet is a "super-Neptune" and the youngest such planet known. Trevor David from the California Institute of Technology, co-author of the two studies , said that the research papers act a...

Russians May Compete At Rio Under Their Own Flag

Amid continued re-testing of samples from both the 2008 and 2012 Games, IOC president Thomas Bach went further on Tuesday, saying athletes from Russian Federation and Kenya can no longer be "presumed innocent" due to evidence of testing irregularitie...

Twitter expands video tweets to 140 seconds

Vine - which is distinguished by its uber-brief six-second time limit - will now allow "a small group" of creators to "add a video to their Vine , turning the six second Vine into a trailer for a bigger story", Twitter said. This standalone app...

Activists say 8 Syrians killed trying to cross into Turkey

Syrian government and Russian jets have stepped up the bombardment of a town in northern Syria held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group, increasing pressure on the fighters, a monitoring group reported.

NASA Testing Hybrid Plane With 14 Electric Motors

It will take 800 pounds of batteries - which will replace the two back passenger seats - to fly and the seat next to the pilot will be taken up with instrumentation. NASA has a four year timeline for the X-57, which could be followed by a series of ...

Monday is the first day of summer

At the summer solstice, we see the most sunlight in any day during the year. At the moment, the clouds now covering much of southern Britain will prevent many of us from fully appreciating this special moon but we should celebrate as best we can: ...

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Moto E4 specs revealed at Geekbench

MOTO Z PLAY and this will definitely get the Android 7.1.1 update as this news is confirmed by MOTOROLA itself. The back of the device features a dual camera setup, but there hav...

1st tropical depression of season forms far from land

The official Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. The system transitioned to a fully tropical one on Thursday with satellite imagery showing that i...

Facebook developing tech to allow users to type with their brains

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social network is creating brain-computer-interface technology that "one day will let you communicate using your mind". Facebook's goal, w...

AMD officially launches Polaris Evolved RX 500 series

It also contains the same 8GB of GDDR5 RAM at 8GHz on a 256-bit bus. As we mentioned, the GPU engine is the same Polaris architecture found in the AMD Radeon RX 400 series, so ...

International Monetary Fund forecasts growth of less than 1% for SA in 2017

The IMF's latest outlook for 2017 is a slight upgrade from the 3.4 per cent global growth it had forecast in January. However, Obstfeld noted, a number of countries will continue...

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Odisha for BJP's national executive meet

In Pics: BJP National President Shri @AmitShah addressing BJP National Office Bearer's meeting in Bhubaneswar . Earlier in the day, Modi had led a roadshow and broke security ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Looks Like Galaxy S8 But Just Bigger

Essentially, you're getting a slightly upgraded version of Google Now without voice input which is probably not what Samsung had in mind when they implemented this technology. The ...

Malala Yousafzai appointed UN messenger of peace

The Noble Laureate is the the youngest-ever "Messenger of Peace". The attack was seen as retaliation for her outspoken opposition to the group blocking women and girls from getti...

Modi India's Most Popular Leader After Independence: NDA

Uddhav will leave for Delhi around 1pm and will be accompanied by Aaditya. In his concluding remark at the meeting, the Prime Minister asked his allies to connect to the youth as...

Ford designs baby crib that mimics soothing car ride

The crib simulates a vehicle ride's gentle rocking movement, emits white noise that sounds like a auto engine and is lined with lights that turn on and off, which mimic streetlig...

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Jupiter pays its closest visit to Earth for the year on Friday

Jupiter pays its closest visit to Earth for the year on Friday

Nevertheless, scientists claim that on Saturday, April 8, Jupiter will come even closer to our planet. Without a telescope, Jupiter is still quite distinct, with a characteristic...

Cable giant Comcast offers cellular plans on Verizon network

Cable giant Comcast offers cellular plans on Verizon network

That area covers markets across the nation, but is missing in places such as New York City and Los Angeles. However, that's a price that will only be available to the company's bes...

NASA prepares the Cassini spacecraft for its daring final Saturn mission

NASA prepares the Cassini spacecraft for its daring final Saturn mission

NASA's unmanned Cassini spacecraft preparing to dive into the unexplored rings of Saturn. "What we learn from Cassini's daring final orbits will further our understanding of ho...

YouTube's Live TV Streaming Service Is Officially Available for Subscription

Those who are able to tune into YouTube TV on Wednesday won't find anything different from what was unveiled in late February. Today, YouTube TV debuts in five major US citi...

Windows 10 Creators Update Preview

Windows 10 Creators Update Preview

KB4106250 is a cumulative update for Windows 10 that brings the build number of the Creators Update to 15063.11. The Creators Update will roll out automatically via Windows...