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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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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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...