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Proteas in command despite NZ bowling feat

Captain Faf du Plessis and De Kock tried to rebuild the innings, but first innings centurion Du Plessis made only six before he was caught at first slip off Boult. De Kock creamed Doug Bracewell (1-65) to the boundary to bring up the 50 partnersh...

Rihanna Dedicates Award To Barbados And More

In contrast, when Beyoncé's phalanx of gold-clad dancers started sneaking their way through the arena before her performance , they resembled soldiers in their intensity and stillness. 1 single, "Closer". "She was shooting a music video at a restaur...

New research shows dogs are more similar to humans than we thought

Meaningless words spoken in an encouraging voice, or meaningful words in a neutral tone, did not have the same effect. They saw that just like humans, the dogs seemed to process the meaning of the words on the left hemisphere of the brain, and the in...

Dogs Can Understand Words And Intonation Of Human Speech, Study Finds

The team also found that praise activated dogs' reward center - the brain region which responds to all sorts of pleasurable stimuli, like food, sex, being petted, or music in humans. "I think the big difference here is that they only heard us, they d...

PlayStation Now for PC now available in North America

Now, the app is slated to launch on Windows PCs in "parts of Europe" sometime soon, followed by a North American release "shortly thereafter", PSN Senior Vice President Eric Lempel wrote in a blog post . Although players will still need a reasonable...

Aliens? "Strong" Signal Detected From Sun-Like Star Being Verified By SETI

Experts say it is far too early to know what the signal means or where, precisely, it came from. Working out the strength of the signal , the researchers say that if it came from an isotropic beacon, it would be of a power possible only for a Kar...

SETI notices odd signal from star HD 164595

In this Cosmos News video, a computer-activated voice explains that a strong spike in radio signals seemed to have come from the direction of a Sun-like star in the constellation Hercules, known as HD 164595 . Over the weekend, they fired up the...

Bomb explodes near Brussels Institute of Criminology

But police could not confirm that a bomb had exploded. Prosecutors said five people were detained and taken in for questioning after the incident, which happened at about 2 a.m.in Neder-Over-Heembeek. Several attackers entered the site of the ins...

Ford recalls over 88K vehicles due to stalling problem

Again the fuel injection pump is at the origin of the defect . Ford said it is not aware of any accidents or injuries linked to the recall. The problem is with the MKS that suffers from engine stalls at random. Ford is issuing a safety complianc...

Denied a Mortuary Van, Man walks 10 km carrying Wife's Body

In the heartbreaking video, Dana Majhi was seen carrying his wife, Amangadei, 42, on August 24 over one of his shoulders while their 12-year-old daughter, Chaula, walked beside him. According to Majhi, he requested the hospital to provide him an ambu...

Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) Receives 'Sell' Rating From Brokers At Goldman Sachs

Garmin Ltd . opened for trading at $53.23 and hit $54.1 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $53.67, with a gain of 0.96% or 0.51 points. On Aug 16, 2016, Philip Straub (VP, Man. Director - Aviation) sold 1,084 shares at $55.36 ...

Gene variant predicts how much coffee people drink in a day

They say it may reduce the ability of cells to breakdown caffeine , causing it to stay in the body for longer. But he added that larger studies are needed to confirm the biological mechanism that links the PDSS2 gene to coffee drinking. A growing ...

Rangeland wildfire forces evacuations in eastern Idaho

More than 4,000 vehicles a day, on average, pass through the south Entrance this time of year. If fire activity or smoke increases, pilot cars will be used to guide cars through the area, said a National Park Service news release. The fire was less t...

Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door

Using instruments attached to telescopes belonging to the European Southern Observatory in Chile and other equipment, one group of astronomers has discovered an exoplanet close to home. Before the discovery of Proxima b , the nearest Earth-like pl...

Ford's Working On Autonomous Cars, And Nobody Cares

There is a lot of competition from other tech and auto companies. There will be a driver in the cars, and a technician with a laptop taking notes and monitoring how the system works out, but neither will be involved in actually driving the vehicle ...

Samsung Reportedly Planning A Refurbished Smartphone Program

Aside from an extremely powerful processor , the phone is rumored to have received the 6 GB of RAM treatment that many were expecting on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 . "We've experienced an unprecedented number of pre-orders and we're excited to beg...

Why is flooding in Louisiana being ignored?

Right now Donald Trump is doing a much better job of that than either Hillary Clinton or President Obama. So can President Obama fully appreciate what's happening across Louisiana now via news reports and updates via his advisers? But Obama has b...

MotoGP Czech Republic: Iannone 'close to the limit', plots podium fight

Marquez squeezed between Pol Espargaro and Valentino Rossi through the final apex in a dramatic finale to move Lorenzo down into second on the grid, 0.253secs off the pace. Cal Crutchlow had to use his second bike after crashing right at the end of f...

New 'Events' channel is copying Snapchat once again

However, these videos should give you a real sense that you are watching a concert or sports event on your smartphone taken by true non-professionals. Sporting events, concerts and more will be featured on this channel. In fact, the fear of missing o...

Twitter makes its anti-harassment tool 'quality filter' available to everyone

This effectively removes any tweets from random strangers and those who use Twitter to abuse or harass. Twitter's features debuted Thursday stand to be some of the strongest tools available that will strain the more egregiously offensive or threate...

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Dark web marketplaces fueling illegal U.S. gun exports

According to Europol , AlphaBay was the largest criminal marketplace on the darknet, with more than 200,000 users and 40,000 vendors. The FBI, DEA and Dutch National Polic...

Mattis Tried To Kill Plan To Bar Transgender Surgery For Troops

Just two weeks ago, Hartzler failed in an attempt to ban transgender service members from the military during the NDAA markup before the House Armed Services Committee. Nancy Pel...

Uber and Yandex agree merger in Russian Federation and central Asia

Employees will own the rest. Still, while the deal eases competition for both Uber and Yandex short-term, the joint venture could eventually expand to new markets, Khudaverdy...

Uh-Oh. Adverts Are Coming To Facebook Messenger

Tapping on said ad will either send the user to the advertiser's website, or simply open up a chat window so they can interact with the brand. Facebook will offer ad campaign...

India slams Pak for 'glorifying' Burhan

Internet services on both mobile phones and fixed landline broadband connection also remain suspended for the second day on Saturday. One of the 12 dreaded Hizbul Mujahideen terr...

Egypt army kills 40 militants after check point attack

The troop presence at the compound is estimated to have numbered about 60 soldiers. This as the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has been suffering major setbacks inflicted by gover...

Indian woman attacked with acid 5th time

The victim is in serious condition and is undergoing treatment in trauma centre. Yesterday between 8-9pm acid was thrown at her while she stepped out of her hostel to fill water ...

Mass Effect Andromeda DLC Cancellation Denied by Bioware

While this isn't official confirmation of the DLC's nature, it certainly means that Bioware isn't done with Mass Effect: Andromeda . Alarm bells would have certainly started goi...

Andy Murray Has A Hip Issue Ahead Of His Wimbledon Title Defense

The Briton is still expected to begin the defence of his Wimbledon title on Monday, but will be short of practice heading into the Championships. Practice has gone well , " wa...

IOS 11 can automatically delete apps to save space

Apple SVP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, announced the features of Apple's latest iOS 11 at the WWDC 2017 event. With iOS 11 , users can take screenshots of Snapch...

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Apple won't let apps annoy you with their own review prompts anymore

Apple won't let apps annoy you with their own review prompts anymore

Now the entire control of app review prompts is in the user's hand. With the revamped App Store , users are now notified whenever developers launch new features for their favori...

PlayStation not on board with cross-play Minecraft

There's even more coming to the update , thanks to the unification of editions. As with Microsoft's addition recently of Microsoft's marketplace to buy assets like character s...

Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving

Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving

If you want to allow access to your W-Fi network, all you have to do is approve them by tapping the Send Password button. Will it stop drivers from being tempted to check their p...

SpaceX Dragon set for next resupply mission to ISS

SpaceX Dragon set for next resupply mission to ISS

The cargo ship will carry 6,000 pounds worth of supplies and experiments, including an experimental navigation system, live mice and fruit flies, to support over 250 science and re...

Apple watchOS 4 revealed: So what's new?

Apple watchOS 4 with Siri watch faceSiri intelligence extends further into Apple Watch with the new Siri watch face . We hope Apple plans to bring the software to all exi...