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Research Twitter to let all users filter tweets for higher 'quality'
Author: 0 Twitter to let all users filter tweets for higher 'quality'

Twitter's other big move is a quality filter to better evaluate what tweets show up in your notifications tab. Twitter seems to be taking another swing at protecting its users from online harassment by rolling out a quality filter now available to verified accounts.

Research Olympics-India's Sindhu reaches gold medal decider
Author: 0 Olympics-India's Sindhu reaches gold medal decider

Sindhu's height and long reach gave her a lot of advantage against the pint-sized Okuhara, who also had her right thigh strapped. Riding high on confidence, the Indian kept the pressure on the former World No. The World No.10 from Hyderabad will now face two-time World Champion and top seed Carolina Marin of Spain in the final on Friday. Meanwhile, Despite clocking her season's best timing, double lap runner Tintu Luka finished sixth in the 800 metre heats.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 delayed by three weeks in South Africa

Expect Apple, as has widely speculated, to unveil a brand new iPhone next month. The new Gear VR comes with connectors that enable it to work with devices such as Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

Research Perseid Meteor Shower TONIGHT
Author: 0 Perseid Meteor Shower TONIGHT

From tonight, the Perseid meteor shower will be reaching its peak, giving you a chance to see a shooting star over the next few evenings. Better yet, according to NASA , this year an outburst of meteors is expected, a whopping 200 meteors per hour overnight tonight.

Research What's Apple got up its sleeve for September?
Author: 0 What's Apple got up its sleeve for September?

Dual lens cameras is a trend that has been showcased by the newest Android devices. Previous iPhone models have had a home button that you physically press into the phone, but the iPhone 7 is expected to give you feedback via a vibrating haptic feel rather than physically clicking in.

Research More high-res shots of purported iPhone 7 casing
Author: 0 More high-res shots of purported iPhone 7 casing

They make a point that many iPhone users may agree with, but we have yet to see how the potential release of the iPhone 8 in 2017 - some 10 years after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs unveiled the original ground-breaking iPhone to the world - could impact sales.

Research Fire at MI power plant extinguished after more than 12 hours
Author: 0 Fire at MI power plant extinguished after more than 12 hours

Fire crews on Friday extinguished a blaze at a power plant along the St. Clair River in MI that broke out a day earlier and sent smoke into the air that was visible for miles, officials said. Crews worked through the night and the fire was out Friday morning, DTE said. A call from a facility employee brought the St. Clair Fire Department to the scene, along with 30 other area fire departments, including crews from the Canadian side of the border.

Research Over 100 mn Volkswagen cars sold since 1995 vulnerable to hacks
Author: 0 Over 100 mn Volkswagen cars sold since 1995 vulnerable to hacks

Both attacks use a cheap and easily available piece of radio hardware that intercepts signals from a victim's key fob and then uses the captured signal to clone a key. "We are aware of this security gap and have incorporated this knowledge in the enhancements of existing and future systems". The company has recommended for years that customers use more modern systems, it said.

Research Perseid display delights star-gazers
Author: 0 Perseid display delights star-gazers

Normally, a Perseid meteor shower has 80 to 100 meteor showers per hour. This meteor shower occurs when the Earth passes through debris of dust and rocks left behind of comet Swift-Tuttle. Experts say they hit the Earth's atmosphere at a speed of 134,000 miles per hour but don't pose any danger to us on Earth. The shower will enter the Earth's upper atmosphere at around 130,000mph, lighting up the night sky as fast-moving streaks of light, so they may be hard to photograph but read ...

Research Snapchat under fire for another 'racist' filter
Author: 0 Snapchat under fire for another 'racist' filter

And it's not the first time the social media smartphone application has been criticized for racist filters. Snapchat told The Verge that the filter was "inspired by anime" but has since taken it down due to the backlash. Snapchat has more than 100 million users globally after soaring to popularity with its photo messages which disappear quickly after the recipient has viewed them.

Research Witnesses of waterslide tragedy recount boy's fatal fall
Author: 0 Witnesses of waterslide tragedy recount boy's fatal fall

Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kansas, closed the Verruckt ride after Caleb Schwab died Sunday. The Republican state representative and his wife, Michele, issued a statement , delivered Sunday night by Pastor Clint Sprague of Life Mission Church on their behalf, to express their gratitude for the compassion they've received as they mourn the untimely loss of their youngest son, Caleb Thomas.

Research Australia moves to block Chinese investment in energy grid
Author: 0 Australia moves to block Chinese investment in energy grid

He said the decision was made on national security grounds and that Canberra had worked "very hard and collaboratively to identify possible mitigations". NSW Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian said the state government and the bidders had been engaging with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Australian Taxation Office and FIRB since December 2015.

Research Pakistan's 'Little Master' Hanif Mohammad dies aged 81
Author: 0 Pakistan's 'Little Master' Hanif Mohammad dies aged 81

Hanif, a man with nerves of steel often weathered storms with his immaculate technique when Pakistan's batting line-ups collapsed. The International Cricket Council (ICC) said he had made an "enormous" contribution to the game. Hanif took batting to great heights and many batsmen drew inspiration from him. He was nicknamed the "Little Master" and was widely regarded as the first cricket star to emerge out of Pakistan.

Research Shark Found In British Waters Can Live To Grand Age Of 400
Author: 0 Shark Found In British Waters Can Live To Grand Age Of 400

That conclusion puts the entire species at the top of the longevity list. "But my guess is there are plenty of short-lived animals that are swimming around with this shark". "And the thing about Greenland sharks is just we don't know how many sharks are out there". The Greenland shark's extremely sluggish growth rate, about four-tenths of a inch (1 cm) per year, had already tipped off scientists that it lived a very long time, and research published on Thursday calculated the Greenland ...

Research Security Camera Captures Alleged Arsonist Accidentally Setting Himself on Fire
Author: 0 Security Camera Captures Alleged Arsonist Accidentally Setting Himself on Fire

In the process, he accidently set himself ablaze. Surveillance video outside a Kentucky building appears to show an attempted arson gone wrong. Officers found broken glass at the back door. The man is seen pouring out another bottle of flammable liquid near the barbershop's door before both suspects flee in the minivan. There is a burst of flames, which catches the suspect's shorts and leg on fire.

Research Trump's economic speech disrupted by series of protests
Author: 0 Trump's economic speech disrupted by series of protests

Now Trump has begun heeding the advice of Republican officials who say he needs to take the fight to Clinton to give the party a chance to win the White House on November 8. "I think the people of this country don't want somebody who is going to short circuit", Mr Trump said. Heritage Foundation economist Steve Moore, who was one of the 13 economic advisors (six of which were named Steve), joined Tom to dispute some of those claims.

Research Quadrooter Bug Affects 900 Million Android Devices
Author: 0 Quadrooter Bug Affects 900 Million Android Devices

The bug, which has been given the name QuadRooter , was discovered by researchers from Check Point , who exposed vulnerabilities in the Qualcomm chipsets used in many phones running Google's mobile operating system, reports the BBC .

Author: 0 2 wildfire suspects talked with reporter before arrests

But wind is expected to pick up between noon and 2 p.m., and the weather is hot and dry, Boerkircher said, increasing the chance that the fire will spread further. That fire started on June 19 and now covers more than 22 square miles. No aircraft were flying Sunday night during the latest drone sighting, but firefighters had to ground their planes for several hours Friday night during another drone flight, Saylors said.

Research NASA powering up Juno`s science instruments to peer deep below Jupiter`s clouds!
Author: 0 NASA powering up Juno`s science instruments to peer deep below Jupiter`s clouds!

Dr Helen Maynard-Casely is a planetary scientist at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO). "In no other mission have we looked at it and said that we'd better armor plate this thing". The JEDI instrument will measure electrons and other charged particles streaming around Jupiter to learn how they interact with the planet's magnetic field.

Research Trump says considering 10 candidates for VP
Author: 0 Trump says considering 10 candidates for VP

Trump exclaimed onstage when one approached him. "He loves Saddam Hussein, '" Trump said, dramatically raising his voice and impersonating an unidentified television news anchor. A pro-Christie voter walked by the camera and quickly said, "I would rather see Christie be president". Trump also blamed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for the controversy surrounding the tweet.

Research NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060: Faster Than the RX 480?
Author: 0 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060: Faster Than the RX 480?

The image of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Founders Edition graphics card in the slide is the same as the image that leaked out of a retail center in Asia last week. All four outputs can be used simultaneously, supporting a maximum overall resolution of 7,680 x 4,320, while the card itself includes an eight-pin power connector with the recommendation that a 500W minimum power supply is used.

Research Google launches Expeditions App for Virtual Reality Field Trips for all
Author: 0 Google launches Expeditions App for Virtual Reality Field Trips for all

Now, Expeditions has hit the Play Store for everyone and allows any teacher with the necessary tools (Cardboard headsets), to take their students on an adventure. Google has today announced the introduction of a special use case of cast which is created to be of particular importance to the education sector.

Research Speaker calls on Dem congressman to resign after conviction
Author: 0 Speaker calls on Dem congressman to resign after conviction

Fattah had previously stated he would resign in October; however, in a letter on Thursday to the speaker, Fattah wrote, "In my previous letter I indicated a later resignation date in order to provide for an orderly transition of my office after 21 years of service in the House".

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