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Science Texas considers how to prevent school shootings
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The students who survived the Parkland shooting weren't too young that they could be dismissed as being told what to say by adults (although that happened) or too old that they could be accused of having a political agenda (although that happened too).

Science Baltimore police officer fatally shot; 'armed suspect' on loose
Author: 0 Baltimore police officer fatally shot; 'armed suspect' on loose

The officer was responding to the suspicious vehicle report at around 2 p.m., when the shooting occurred, according to police. She was taken to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and died around 2:50 p.m., Vinson said. "Baltimore County Public Schools appreciates everyone's cooperation as we ensure a safe and orderly dismissal". Shawn Vinson said Monday evening that heavily armed police - backed by trained dogs and aircraft - were conducting the wide manhunt in and around Perry Hall, ...

Science 9 dead, 30 others injured in anti-Sterlite police firing
Author: 0 9 dead, 30 others injured in anti-Sterlite police firing

The protesters threw stones at the collector's office, Mr Palaniswami said in a statement. Other sources said around 60 victims were under treatment at the GH here and around 20 police personnel, who suffered injuries, were admitted to a private hospital.

Science LGBT community cheers Pope Francis' 'God made you like this' remark
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A year later, Pope Francis released the 256-page document " The Joy of Love ", which encouraged individual conscience to be the guiding principle for Catholics negotiating the complexities of sex, marriage and family life. As for Catholics attending daily mass at the Denver Basillica - appreciation for the Pope's words. He famously said in 2013 that there is no problem with gay priests.

Science IPL 2018, RCB vs SRH
Author: 0 IPL 2018, RCB vs SRH

Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper Kane Williamson (81 from 42 balls) nearly pulled a heist. We've seen matches being won when all hope was lost. Overall, he hit seven fours and five sixes while Manish Pandey kept him company with 62 not out off 38 balls in a stand of 135 for the third wicket .

Science No Man's Sky Next Launches this July
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Previously, players in the game were not even able to see each other, let alone interact, though last year's Atlas Rises update rectified that by having each spacefarer represented by a odd, glowing orb. State Of Decay 2 is a zombie apocalypse survival game with roleplaying elements and features Xbox One X enhancements such as 4K resolution and HDR.

Science Fortnite releases new competitive 'Solo Showdown' mode
Author: 0 Fortnite releases new competitive 'Solo Showdown' mode

Everyone who completes 50 matches will receive a one-off spray. 5th through 50th earn 13,500 V-Bucks and 51st through 100th will receive 7,500. According to the Solo Showdown rules, the first 50 Battle Royale matches you play will be counted toward your score, and you must play at least 50 matches to be eligible for one of the prizes.

Science YouTube To Launch New Music Streaming Service
Author: 0 YouTube To Launch New Music Streaming Service

Google has been packaging Google Play Music with YouTube Red , the subscription video service for original and premium content from popular YouTube creators, for some time now. YouTube Music will borrow the Spotify model and offer a free, ad-supported tier as well as a premium version. The paid subscription also permits background listening and downloads.

Science Una iPhone X Tesla, te costará 4.587 dólares - English
Author: 0 Una iPhone X Tesla, te costará 4.587 dólares - English

Per the website the device is black in colour, with a "shock-resistant case " and "impressive gold elements". Push-button phone called the Inauguration of Diamond made from gold 750-th sample and added accents of leather and dozens of diamonds.

Science AT&T and Verizon will carry the Red Hydrogen One smartphone
Author: 0 AT&T and Verizon will carry the Red Hydrogen One smartphone

Building off of the modular roots of the Moto Z , the Hydrogen One features a pogo pin system that will allow for add-ons that enhance the functionality of the phone over time. Even Verizon's press release echoes a similar sentiment: "you have to hold it in your hands and experience it yourself to understand why this is such a mobile game changer".

Science Scientists 'Astounded' by Mysterious Rise in Banned Chemical
Author: 0 Scientists 'Astounded' by Mysterious Rise in Banned Chemical

The finding seems likely to prompt an global investigation into the mysterious source. Banned chemicals which can cause holes in the ozone layer are on the rise, according to a new report , and no one knows who the culprit is. However, a new study shows that not all is as well as we thought: someone has been cheating on the Montreal Protocol by producing new ozone-depleting chemicals on an industrial scale.

Science Google Delays Silencing Video Ads In Chrome
Author: 0 Google Delays Silencing Video Ads In Chrome

The feature is reportedly barring apps and interactive art from playing audio notifications and other elements. But it's having the unexpected effect of stopping web apps and games from playing audio, much to the annoyance of developers. Some feel that Google is restricting the spirit of a free and open web buy forcing their standards on the world's most popular browser. While the original audio policy change blindsided developers, the temporary rollback seeks to give them time to adapt ...

Science Microsoft reportedly planning low-priced Surface tablets to compete with iPad
Author: 0 Microsoft reportedly planning low-priced Surface tablets to compete with iPad

Bloomberg says that the reason this is happening is because earlier this year, Apple released a new lower-cost iPad with an emphasis on education. If Microsoft is trying to crawl out of the grave this fall and finally get on IDC's tablet charts for the first time in its history, surely Microsoft must have much more up its sleeve to shake up the market.

Science Pokemon Switch Leaks Suggest Game Will Be a Remake of Pokemon Yellow
Author: 0 Pokemon Switch Leaks Suggest Game Will Be a Remake of Pokemon Yellow

Nintendo hasn't given any indication that they'll air a Pokemon Direct this week, but that hasn't stopped fans from getting even more excited about the prospect of a new pair of games. "As we wait for an announcement on the upcoming Pokémon title, which will be revealed before the end of this month, think about what Pokémon Go might mean for the future of the Pokémon series".

Science Google investigated for secret Australian data collection
Author: 0 Google investigated for secret Australian data collection

To the contrary of reports that a display mode that switches white user interface elements for black ones was supposedly in the works, then wasn't, we've found it in decent working order in the Android P beta. "The initial approach is to ignore any potential breaches of privacy and, as we have now seen, when people notice, their approach is to ask for forgiveness".

Science Metro Exodus Delayed Until Q1 2019
Author: 0 Metro Exodus Delayed Until Q1 2019

We can now expect to see the game appear in stores between January and March 2019. As mentioned at the top of the article, there will be some brand new gameplay footage unveiled for Metro: Exodus at this year's upcoming E3 in June. While it's noted that "this will be disappointing news for fans that had hoped to play the game this year", the statement adds that "you will appreciate the results that this additional development time and new release date will bring".

Science More powers to WhatsApp group admins
Author: 0 More powers to WhatsApp group admins

This would prevent abuse by members of large groups , especially mischievous members who could potentially mess such details of the group. This will certainly be welcomed by users, as now Administrators have no control of these aspects in group , wherein any member can change group names and display pictures.

Science Stardew Valley PS Vita release date confirmed
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Sony's fiscal year 2018 will end on March 31, 2019. Sony set a deadline of June 28, 2018 for all product code requests, with a February 15, 2019 cutoff for final purchase orders. Sony made things worse by making the portable console only support expensive proprietary memory cards and giving the system a price tag higher than what many gamers would pay.

Science Three, two, one: New ways to control Google Pixel Buds
Author: 0 Three, two, one: New ways to control Google Pixel Buds

Simply double tap the right earbud will skip the now playing song, so it's a great way to navigate through a playlist without needing to take out your phone. So if you want to continue using the double tapping action to hear notifications you can. These updates are rolling out starting today, with full availability by early next week.

Science Samsung announces two new colours for Galaxy S9 and S9+
Author: 0 Samsung announces two new colours for Galaxy S9 and S9+

Image from Samsung . Both the smartphones are now available in three colors - Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, and Midnight Black. According to Samsung , the Burgundy Red variant of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will be available in Korea and China starting this month, though an official date was not shared.

Science HTC working on blockchain-powered Android smartphone
Author: 0 HTC working on blockchain-powered Android smartphone

Blockchain is supposed to be safer than current centralized record keeping, and many are touting it as the wave of the future. HTC's Phil Chen, who created the HTC Vive headset and is now spearheading the company's blockchain efforts, has confirmed that, through Exodus , HTC will support Bitcoin , Lightning Networks , Ethereum , Dfinity , and more.

Science Nokia X6 with 19:9 FullView Display, Dual Rear Cameras Launched
Author: 0 Nokia X6 with 19:9 FullView Display, Dual Rear Cameras Launched

Beneath the surface, the handset holds the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC . Dubbed as Nokia X6 , the smartphone will go on sale in China from 21st May, for a starting price of 1,299 Yuan, which roughly converts to $204. Rs 18,100). The smartphone will be available on JD.com, Suning.com, and Tmall.com, with reservations opening today. All of the cameras are aided by some nifty AI tricks - background blur, face recognition, dynamic expression and filters.

Science Honor 10 Priced Rs. 29999 Released in India
Author: 0 Honor 10 Priced Rs. 29999 Released in India

The Honor 10 has AI camera features which include scene recognition. As expected, the Honor 10 has been priced at a slight premium when compared to the company's previous flagship offering, the Honor View 10 . Further expansion is not possible as the Honor 10 lacks a microSD card slot. There are dual cameras on the rear - 24MP + 16MP - both with a f/1.8 aperture.

Science Astronomers find fastest-growing black hole known in space
Author: 0 Astronomers find fastest-growing black hole known in space

Wolf's team discovered the black hole while they were searching for it using the SkyMapper telescope at the ANU Siding Spring Observatory in Coonabarabran, New South Wales. "We're now trying to get demographics on the most extreme black holes that are out there so we can create a complete inventory". READ NEXT: What are black holes? Given its distance from Earth, Dr Wolf said it would have formed when the universe, which was formed 13.8 billion years ago, was just 1.3 billion years ...

Science Google employees quit over drone
Author: 0 Google employees quit over drone "evil"

It's expected to develop artificial intelligence capable of sifting through vast quantities of aerial imagery and recognising objects of interest. Google employees are resigning in protest at a controversial artificial intelligence programme being developed for the USA military by the company, according to reports.

Science HP's new Envy PC is the first all-in-one with Alexa built
Author: 0 HP's new Envy PC is the first all-in-one with Alexa built

Priced significantly lower, at $760 and $750 in entry-level 13 and 15-inch configurations respectively, the latest HP Envy x360 generation is launching later this month with non-detachable keyboards, minimalist designs, premium build quality, and "next-level performance".

Science Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 wants to jazz up your boring office
Author: 0 Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 wants to jazz up your boring office

Companies can line up four Surface Hub 2s together to get an incredibly attractive experience across all the Surface Hub 2s. Microsoft has also added the same muscle wire technology into the Surface Hub 2 so it can seamlessly change orientation from portrait to landscape and vice-versa.

Science NASA's next Mars rover mission to carry tiny helicopter
Author: 0 NASA's next Mars rover mission to carry tiny helicopter

The still-unnamed Mars helicopter will be the first heavier-than-air craft to fly on another planet. The project started in August 2013 as a technology development at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. On its first flight, the vehicle will make a short vertical climb to 10 feet (3 meters) and remain there for 30 seconds before landing. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Engineers have been trying to ideal the weight and shape of the helicopter for it to be able to fly in the thin air of ...

Science Xiaomi strengthens India smartphone market share
Author: 0 Xiaomi strengthens India smartphone market share

Xiaomi has emerged as the leading smartphone vendor in India in terms of shipments for two consecutive quarters now, according to International Data Corporation's ( IDC ) latest tracker, published 14 May, for Q1 2018. The Chinese smartphone maker also continued its dominance in the online smartphone market with 59.6% market share. The Xiaomi Redmi S2 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage has been launched with a price tag of CNY 999 (roughly translates to Rs 10,600) and the 4GB RAM and ...

Science Unboxing The Honor 10
Author: 0 Unboxing The Honor 10

The backside camera works with "AI 2.0" technology, which means it's going to be able to identify locations by the objects it sees - we'll see about that. The dual rear-facing cameras are not as impressive as the ones found on the P20, making do without Leica optimizations, but you're still looking at two very capable 24 and 16MP shooters with dual f/1.8 aperture.