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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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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...

India set to launch heaviest satellite on Monday

Putting it simple, today's launch success will help India to no longer depend on Europe's Ariane launches for putting its own heavy satellites into the geostationary orbits. Th...

OneLogin admits recent breach is pretty dang serious

The service allows users to access multiple apps and sites using a single sign-on. However according to Motherboard , multiple customers provided it with a copy of an email ...

Wales boss Coleman says not interested in Palace job

Wales manager Chris Coleman has declared his focus is exclusively on his team's upcoming World Cup qualifiers, and not speculation linking him to the vacant Crystal Palace jo...

Why the 'Tabby Star' is mystifying astronomers

Last week, astronomers rushed to unravel the mystery surrounding KIC 8462852 , also known as Boyajian's Star, Tabby's Star, or our personal favorite, the alien megastructure star ...

Grand Theft Auto V Surpasses a Whopping 80 Million Units Sold

The publisher of " Grand Theft Auto " and other video games reported profit and sales in the latest quarter that beat analysts' expectations. Digitally-delivered net revenue grew...

Google's AlphaGo now on the Go

Jie and Go are only one game through a three-game match this week, but the first game was a pretty big sign that not only is AlphaGo a skillful player, it is learning how to improv...

Samsung to unveil world's first 'stretchable' display panel

Its biggest rival Samsung Display Co. also announced yesterday that it would demonstrate the most advanced flexible organic light-emitting diode ( OLED ) panel technology, so...

Snapchat Introduces Another New Feature for Instagram to Copy

Now Snapchat users will be able to create a custom story and invite friends to contribute to the collection, the firm said. How you can tell if your photo or video was added ...

Rebel Wilson vows to tell all during court case

Hollywood movie star Rebel Wilson has rapped a hallucinated Oscar acceptance speech in court. Wilson's lawyer, Matthew Collins QC, said her "world collapsed" when the article...

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Hacking group offers subscription for NSA code

It was claimed by anonymous insiders earlier this week that the spy agency had been forced to warn Microsoft of the EternalBlue Windows exploit it developed after it was stolen b...

Ford updates its 2016 vehicles to support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Ford updates its 2016 vehicles to support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Whereas standalone Android Auto or CarPlay head units can set drivers back hundreds, this over-the-air update comes completely free of charge {/pullquote}. Keep in mind that whil...

Happy Star Wars Day!

Happy Star Wars Day!

Maybe the biggest of the unofficial holidays is Star Wars Day , which of course happens May the Fourth. But Thursday is "May The Fourth Be With You" day. While Shrek may be th...

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

Mr Kim warned the United States "should not disregard or misjudge the reality that its mainland and Pacific operation region are in [North Korea's] sighting range for strike". Was...

Microsoft's new mobile app enables Windows developers to test on iOS

Microsoft announced at its Build 2017 event that the next major Windows 10 update will be called the Fall Creators Update. Windows Insiders will be the first to try out numerous ...