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Research UN Sees Possible Role for Blockchain in Advancing Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 UN Sees Possible Role for Blockchain in Advancing Paris Climate Accord

The mayor of Chicago says the city will host a climate summit for North American cities this fall. The United States is supposed to reduce our carbon emissions by 26 percent by the year 2025. Although the report says that some gains can be made, it is an expensive technology - and even more costly if it is going to be a reliable way of reducing emissions by almost 100%.

Author: 0 SpaceX successfully launches satellite from Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX's Falcon 9 record now stands at 36 successful launches, one in-flight failure, one on-pad failure and 12 successful first-stage recoveries in 17 attempts, including the last eight in a row. This means that if SpaceX re-uses a booster just once, it could be saving as much as $13 million. SpaceX's two ambitious Falcon 9 launches this weekend will showcase it's ability to send rockets into space more frequently than its competitors.

Research Virat Kohli Breaks His Silence On The Kumble-Kohli Saga
Author: 0 Virat Kohli Breaks His Silence On The Kumble-Kohli Saga

All the years that he has played. His point of view is out there and we respect that. However, after Kumble stepped down from the position, the CAC have to decide who will be his successor. Some reports also revealed that Kohli insulted and abused coach Kumble two days before the final of the ICC Champions Trophy, 2017. Furthering his argument, he also said that the team can simply hire a fitness trainer instead of full-fledged mentors if the captain has such strong monopoly.

Research Saina Nehwal crashes out of Australian Open Super Series
Author: 0 Saina Nehwal crashes out of Australian Open Super Series

Defending champion Saina Nehwal played a fabulous middle game but could not keep the surging sixth seed Sun Yu from coming back to take the match, 21-17, 10-21, 21-17. In the decider, Sindhu squandered an 8-4 and 14-10 lead to eventually go down to the World No.1. The final game was always going to be a cliffhanger as both shuttlers gave everything they had to outwit each other.

Research Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia
Author: 0 Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

It could also create trouble of roadways with reduced visibility and slippery conditions. Air traffic controllers at Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport observed the tornado around 12:45 p.m. The current wave of wet weather should taper off by midday, but meteorologists say the approach of another disturbance this afternoon and early evening could lead to strong to severe thunderstorms in the Lehigh Valley.

Research Social Media App Adds Location-Finder Feature
Author: 0 Social Media App Adds Location-Finder Feature

Nonetheless, this, too, is not really a problem at all as Snapchat users can filter the list of people who can see their exact location by adjusting it on the Settings of the app. But due to public backlash , Facebook tweaked it to remove accurate location sharing; now the feature displays nearby friends in form of distance (Km).

Research Google to remove private medical records from search results
Author: 0 Google to remove private medical records from search results

In 2015, Google bent its long-standing laissez-faire policy by adding "revenge porn" to its removal list - sexually explicit images uploaded without consent. Google has recently come under fire for its search and services such as YouTube being used to spread extremist content, as well as its ad network being used to fund sites dedicated to spreading hate speech and propaganda.

Research 42% of Amazon Echo owners have bought extras
Author: 0 42% of Amazon Echo owners have bought extras

The directive can then be sent directly to the developer's skill adapter, which then returns the video feed URI from the requested camera. Simply say, " Alexa , show me the Front Door camera" and it will trigger your Circle 2 live view on your Echo Show.

Research Google to Stop Reading Your Gmail to Help Sell Ads
Author: 0 Google to Stop Reading Your Gmail to Help Sell Ads

To help finance the free service, Google has been scanning through what Gmail users were discussing and then showing ads connected to some of the topics. Privacy advocates can view this as a win. It's corporations that pay the bill: typically, a G Suite subscription costs a few dollars a month per user, with prices scaling differently for larger corporations or more features.

Research OnePlus 5 review units accused of cheating benchmarks, co-founder responds
Author: 0 OnePlus 5 review units accused of cheating benchmarks, co-founder responds

The fact that OnePlus has been caught the second time manipulating benchmark scores is disappointing. In the report , XDA wrote,"OnePlus 5 resorts to the kind of obvious, calculated cheating mechanisms we saw in flagships in the early days of Android, an approach that is clearly meant to maximize scores in the most misleading fashion".

Research Europe's PLATO Spacecraft Will Hunt For Earth-like Planets
Author: 0 Europe's PLATO Spacecraft Will Hunt For Earth-like Planets

The European Space Agency's PLATO mission hunting for habitable exoplanets has been given the green light to move from blueprint into construction. Without being able to probe surfaces, the Kepler telescope was never created to find a true Earth twin. Researchers are now using the Hubble Space Telescope to determine if these planets have an atmosphere.

Research How Will Costco Compete With Amazon-Whole Foods?
Author: 0 How Will Costco Compete With Amazon-Whole Foods?

Whole Foods CEO and co-founder John Mackey had recently been fending off a serious threat from investors who wanted to force a sale of the chain or a big boardroom shakeup, including his ouster. "What this points to is the potential of the e-Commerce grocery channel in the US", said Stewart Samuel, Program Director at food and consumer goods research organization IGD in an interview with Retail TouchPoints .

Author: 0 Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Launches Second iOS 11 Beta

There haven't been any major new features discovered in past iOS 10.3.3 betas, which suggests that this update is focused on under-the-hood bug fixes and performance improvements. It will also be eliminating bugs that have been found in previous versions of the software. New App Switcher that is similar to Mission Control on the Mac, lets you see everything you're working on at a glance.

Author: 0 Trump says China has failed over North Korea

North Korean officials originally claimed that Otto had become ill from botulism after his March trial and slipped into a coma after taking a sleeping pill. citizens it detained for crimes against the state. He was brought back to the United States last week with brain damage, in what doctors described as state of " unresponsive wakefulness ", and died on Monday .

Author: 0 Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console

The slim white console without a power brick is a lot less than the new console for having some of the same abilities of 4K entertainment and having Blu-ray. "The money-making part is in selling games", said the Xbox boss. What fascinated everybody was the cascade of details that accompanied the event, from the release dates to prices , new titles and other information about backward compatibility.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

Cindy is expected to slowly sweep across western and northern Louisiana and into southeastern Arkansas between Thursday night and Friday morning. In Alabama , Governor Kay Ivey also declared a statewide emergency, citing National Weather Service forecasts for significant flash flooding in her state through Thursday .

Research Sensex retreats from record, but ends marginally up
Author: 0 Sensex retreats from record, but ends marginally up

It has touched a new high of 31,522.87 points during intra-day trade. During the session, it breached the previous lifetime high of 31,430.32, recorded on June 6. It swung 267.24 points during the session. A glut of physical supply looms large from non- OPEC countries which weighed on sentiments. The weakness in the rupee too put some pressure.

Author: 0 Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'

Also attending will be Ambassador Joseph Yun, the USA special envoy who traveled to Pyongyang to bring Warmbier back, and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, the Department of State said . Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a com. "If North Korea continues to engage in acts of provocation against the South, our military will forcefully retaliate and we warn all responsibility for events occurring going forth is with the North".

Research YouTube Developing 180-Degree VR Format
Author: 0 YouTube Developing 180-Degree VR Format

The solution to both problems, Teague explains, is 180-degree video. Frankly, it's a hassle that many aren't yet willing to put up with. Google is launching a new, more limited cinematic VR format that it hopes will be nearly as accessible as regular YouTube videos.

Research Solar eclipse to trace path across United States in August
Author: 0 Solar eclipse to trace path across United States in August

Those outside the path will still see a partial eclipse, where the moon will cover a portion of the sun. The event, the first total solar eclipse in the USA since 1979 and the first coast-to-coast solar event since 1918, will be visible around the country for a total of 2 hours, coast-to coast.