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Science Amazon's CEO is the World's Richest Man
Author: 0 Amazon's CEO is the World's Richest Man

According to Forbes , Gates has been the richest person in the magazine's annual rankings in March for the past four years and for 18 of the past 22 years. As of 3:20 in NY, it listed Gates's fortune at $89.7 billion and Bezos's at $88.9 billion. And as Bezos' wealth balloons, he draws closer to becoming the world's first trillionaire.

Science All-New Rolls-Royce Phantom unveiled
Author: 0 All-New Rolls-Royce Phantom unveiled

For starters, the Phantom is based on a new all-aluminium spaceframe architecture "Architecture of Luxury", that will be used by all future Rolls-Royce models. It pretty much looks like the Rolls-Royce flagship you already know, but with a few new technological tricks up its sleeve. Rolls-Royce also worked closely with its tyre supplier to invent "Silent-Seal" tyres - which feature a specific foam layer placed inside the tyre to wipe out tyre cavity noise and reduce overall tyre noise by 9db, ...

Science Solar Eclipse Will Let NASA Experiment With Mars-Like Conditions
Author: 0 Solar Eclipse Will Let NASA Experiment With Mars-Like Conditions

Those looking to see a total eclipse will have to go about 300 miles south, but the La Crosse Area Astronomical Society will have an observing session at Riverside Park, if skies are clear. They're teaming up with the UAA Planetarium and local astronomers to provide solar telescopes and a solar projector to safely view the eclipse. You can use special glasses, a pinhole viewer, sun spotter or a telescope that has a special filter.

Science Tasty One Top Is BuzzFeed's First Smart Appliance
Author: 0 Tasty One Top Is BuzzFeed's First Smart Appliance

The Tasty One Top is a very unique venture for BuzzFeed. The cooktop is available in the United States to preorder today, and it will start to ship in November. The app will also give you instructions while you cook, so you'll know when to flip your pancake or add vegetables to your stir fry. You can even remotely control the temperature through the app.

Science The unlocked Moto Z2 Play is now available for preorder for $499
Author: 0 The unlocked Moto Z2 Play is now available for preorder for $499

The listing reveals that the phone has apparently scored 824 points in the single-core test and 3886 points in the multi-core test. With its 12-megapixel front and rear cameras and 2.35 GHz octa-core Qualcomm processor, quality photos can be taken in the "professional", "true b&w", "panorama", or "depth enabled" modes adding a flair of creativity to every shot taken.

Science Samsung may bring Samsung Pay to other high-end phones
Author: 0 Samsung may bring Samsung Pay to other high-end phones

Following the growing popularity of the app, a report from Gadgets360 indicates that Samsung might be planning to launch the app for non-Samsung phones too. The second option is to come up with an accessory that could bring MST support to other phones. Android Pay was estimated to have 24 million customers.

Science Adobe to finally kick Flash to the curb
Author: 0 Adobe to finally kick Flash to the curb

Flash first launched more than 20 years ago , and many developers used it as a way to create a variety of applications, such as video games, that were able to run on several web browsers. "We remain fully committed to working with partners, including Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla to maintain the security and compatibility of Flash content".

Science Gionee A1 Plus launched in India for Rs 26999
Author: 0 Gionee A1 Plus launched in India for Rs 26999

The device comes with a dual rear camera; 13 MP + 5 MP and a 20-megapixel front shooter for selfie lovers. Riding on the record breaking success of itsflagship model A1, Gionee Indiatoday announced the launch of A1 Plus , furthering its commitment to provide an unmatched photography and battery experience.Equipped with best in classfeatures, A1 Plus has professional quality 13MP+5MP rear dual camera and 20 MP front camera .

Science Blizzard reveals the structure of the Overwatch League
Author: 0 Blizzard reveals the structure of the Overwatch League

In addition to the monetary compensation, teams will also provide housing and practice facilities for their players throughout the course of the season. So far seven teams have been franchised including teams owned by Robert Kraft chairman and CEO of the Kraft Group and the New England Patriots, and Jeff Wilpon, co-founder and Partner of Sterling.VC and COO of the New York Mets.

Science All SNES Classic Edition Pre-Orders Canceled By Walmart
Author: 0 All SNES Classic Edition Pre-Orders Canceled By Walmart

Apparently, a recent blink-and-miss-it pre-order opportunity for Nintendo's upcoming mini-console was a mistake, and all orders have been cancelled . Or an NES Classic. The chat also revealed that the SNES Classic Edition was not supposed to be displayed on Walmart's website at that time. Aaaand there goes everybody's SNES Classic order.

Science Senate to Determine Peace Corps Fate Today
Author: 0 Senate to Determine Peace Corps Fate Today

In his lead debate, sponsor of the bill and Chairman of the committee, Chukwuka Utazi, said the proposal seeks to make the unit, which is now domiciled under the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the backbone of the anti-graft agency, an autonomous and independent body.

Science Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 renders leak with no headphone jack
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 renders leak with no headphone jack

For audiophiles, the upcoming devices come with a dual-stereo front facing speakers. The leaked renders suggest that Google's next flagship devices will not have a 3.5mm headphone jack . In the renders video, we see no headphone jack on the phones. 'We are exceptionally confident that this image represents the overall look and feel of Google's new smartphone , even if some small elements may not end up being representative of the final product, ' Android Police said.

Science Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition Coming to Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition Coming to Nintendo Switch

Despite its removal, fans were assured that there is going to be a demo game. Ubisoft has several other games in development for the Switch in addition to Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition . Even though it released in 2013, Rayman Legends continues to live on. Soon after, it was ported to the next gen consoles mainly the Xbox One, PS4, and PS Vita.

Science Russia's response to new U.S. sanctions must be 'painful': lawmaker
Author: 0 Russia's response to new U.S. sanctions must be 'painful': lawmaker

The prospects of Russian-U.S. cooperation against terrorism are growing less likely with the latest passage of sanctions by U.S. lawmakers, a senior Russian senator said Wednesday. The bill, which also would impose new sanctions on Iran and North Korea, now goes to the Senate, where members of both parties have spoken in favor of revisions made to a version of the legislation they passed last month.

Science Apple Likely to Launch Watch 3 Along With iPhone 8
Author: 0 Apple Likely to Launch Watch 3 Along With iPhone 8

It seems like Quanta Computer, like always will be the primary manufacturer for Apple's Watch. Many were expecting Apple to launch the new wearable in the second half of 2017, and as we edge into the latter part of the year, it seems likely the watch will indeed launch alongside the iPhone 8 .

Science Google's Trusted Contacts app arrives on iOS
Author: 0 Google's Trusted Contacts app arrives on iOS

Google's Trusted Contacts app has finally arrived on iOS, giving iPhone users the same location-sharing ability as the Android version of the app. One can add contacts in the app to start sharing whereabouts with friends and family. There is also the option to proactively share your location with someone if you feel unsafe. The Trusted Contact app from search engine giant can automatically share your status and location with your friends or loved ones.

Science AI led Zuckerberg and Musk into a clash
Author: 0 AI led Zuckerberg and Musk into a clash

Musk responded back on Twitter on Tuesday accusing Zuckerberg to be out of his element. "I keep sounding the alarm bell, but until people see robots going down the street killing people, they don't know how to react, because it seems so ethereal", Musk said , according to a video of the event.

Author: 0 Nokia 2 Specifications Emerge via GeekBench Listing

There is no launch date set for Nokia 2 , however, the company is planning to introduce the Nokia 8 on August 16. HMD Global is said to be working on three smartphones and it seems one of the devices has just been spotted on Geekbench.

Science Apple ordered to pay $506USD million to University of Wisconsin-Madison
Author: 0 Apple ordered to pay $506USD million to University of Wisconsin-Madison

Apple, during the trial before a jury, reportedly argued that the patent was not valid and called for a Trademark Office review of the patent's validity. Apple was originally ordered to pay $1.61 "per infringing unit for accused processors sold through the initial entry of judgment on October 26, 2015", Conley said.

Science English FA contact Chelsea about Kenedy's social media posts
Author: 0 English FA contact Chelsea about Kenedy's social media posts

The 21-year-old returned to the United Kingdom on Tuesday after being sent home by the reigning Premier League champions. The 21-year-old posted two images that attracted criticism and jeering from Chelsea's Chinese supporters during Saturday's 3-0 win over Arsenal in Beijing.

Science Facebook Live 360-Degree Videos Now Support 4K Streaming and VR
Author: 0 Facebook Live 360-Degree Videos Now Support 4K Streaming and VR

To take advantage of 4K VR, users will need to have a Samsung Gear VR, which is powered by Facebook's Oculus technology, as well as download the free Facebook 360 app for Gear VR . Verified Pages can add a donate button to their Live 360 broadcast to raise money for a US -based 501 (c)(3) non-profit. An option to allow viewers to donate money to charitable groups has also been added.

Science China Q2 smartphone shipments fall 3% year-on-year
Author: 0 China Q2 smartphone shipments fall 3% year-on-year

According to Canalys , the overall Chinese smartphone market stumbled in the three months ending June 30. " Huawei and Vivo were the fastest-growing brands followed by OPPO and Xiaomi , together cementing the top four spots and extending their lead over Apple and Samsung by a wide margin", the researcher said.

Science NASA Is Trying To Get Supersonic Commercial Flight Off The Ground
Author: 0 NASA Is Trying To Get Supersonic Commercial Flight Off The Ground

The space agency says it successfully tested a small-scale model of its aircraft in a wind tunnel last month in conjunction with Lockheed and the results bode well. The agency claims that it should be able to cut the 6-hour flight time from NY to Los Angeles to 3 hours. While NASA doesn't have plans to start offering passenger flights, they will share the design for the plane with other USA based aircraft fabricators.