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Scienza Sea Shepherd abandons Antarctic anti-whaling activity
Author: 0 Sea Shepherd abandons Antarctic anti-whaling activity

In a statement , the NGO founder Paul Watson said Japanese whaling ships are employing military-grade surveillance technology, allowing them to easily evade Sea Shepherd ships. "In the meantime, it's time for the Australian government to live up to their promises". New anti-terrorism laws, claims Watson, are "specifically created to condemn Sea Shepherd tactics".

Scienza Nintendo is wiping out the Miiverse in November
Author: 0 Nintendo is wiping out the Miiverse in November

Miiverse may not have been one of the most essential Wii U feature, but plenty of people used it when the Wii U was the latest and greatest machine from Nintendo. Matt Davidson is a freelance writer for IGN who encourages you to make the most of the time you have left with Miiverse . Super Mario Maker (Wii U): Users will still be able to share levels, but will no longer be able to comment on them.

Scienza Rain Returns This Week
Author: 0 Rain Returns This Week

A rumble or two of thunder is possible, but we are not expecting any severe weather with this cold front. The front will clear CT by Friday morning and it will usher in a fall-like air mass for Friday - the 1 of September! Small rain chance.

Scienza Here are all the big changes coming to YouTube today
Author: 0 Here are all the big changes coming to YouTube today

YouTube tells us the roll out may not complete until tomorrow, however. However, the app is getting a number of new features, too. As you can see above, the logo ditches the red color inside the "Tube" part of the name, and places the now familiar play icon to the left side of the YouTube name.

Author: 0 Apple covers more enterprise bases, teams up with Accenture

Under the Apple and Accenture partnership , the consulting firm will create a dedicated iOS practice within its digital studio units. The partnership will see Accenture exploit the capabilities inherent within iOS as an enterprise mobility platform.

Scienza Sonos expected to go up against Apple with voice-activated smart speaker
Author: 0 Sonos expected to go up against Apple with voice-activated smart speaker

In fact, it wasn't really a leak; the voice assistant-powered device popped up in a US Federal Communications Commission filing, which mentioned a "product model S13" that adds "integrated voice control functionality". The filing also highlights the presence of a dedicated mic button and built-in Wi-Fi, and it suggests the upcoming speaker will support multiple voice platforms and streaming music services.

Scienza Tropical storm warning for NC Outer Banks as Irma may soon form
Author: 0 Tropical storm warning for NC Outer Banks as Irma may soon form

While the chances of tropical development are diminishing, a storm system moving up the coast is likely to deliver similar conditions as it moves through the Outer Banks overnight and Tuesday . Georgetown County increased its status to OPCON 4 as it prepares for impacts from potential Tropical Cyclone Ten . A tropical storm warning has been issued for much of N.C.'s coastline.

Scienza Eyes on tropical system that may brush Atlantic Canada
Author: 0 Eyes on tropical system that may brush Atlantic Canada

Its forecast path still carries the storm near the SC coast and along the North Carolina Outer Banks. While the storm edged closer to Charleston on Monday , the 5 p.m. Georgetown County increased its status to OPCON 4 as it prepares for impacts from potential Tropical Cyclone Ten . If it were to develop tropically, it would get the name "Irma".

Scienza Court orders permanent forfeiture of N7.6bn linked to Diezani
Author: 0 Court orders permanent forfeiture of N7.6bn linked to Diezani

The sum of money was kept in a Sterling Bank account, and is alleged to be part of a $153.3 million loot stashed away in three separate banks. The anti graft agency said it recovered part of the huge money stashed in banks across the country by the former minister since February a year ago, through an order granted by Justice Muslim Hassan also of the Federal High Court, .

Scienza Puppet Announces Puppet Enterprise for VMware Cloud on AWS
Author: 0 Puppet Announces Puppet Enterprise for VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS brings VMware's enterprise class Software-Defined Data Center software to the AWS Cloud, and enables customers to run applications across VMware vSphere-based private, public and hybrid cloud environments, with access to AWS services.

Scienza Volvo V60 Polestar given race-influenced upgrades
Author: 0 Volvo V60 Polestar given race-influenced upgrades

POLESTAR, the performance brand of Volvo Cars, has unveiled its 2018 S60 saloon and V60 estate models. Both cars have been given an aerodynamic exterior kit made from carbon fibre. Inside, there's new Nubuck leather upholstery with blue contrast stitching and embroidered Polestar logos. The engine is paired to an 8-speed automatic gearbox which sends power to all the wheels through a BorgWarner four-wheel drive system which is calibrated by Polestar to send more torque to the rear ...

Scienza Khawaja Asif to visit China, Russia before USA
Author: 0 Khawaja Asif to visit China, Russia before USA

The consultations would be aimed to develop regional consensus on peace efforts in Afghanistan, he said. Asif's previously scheduled trip to the US for bilateral talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been delayed for the regional tour.

Scienza NYPD Scraps 36000 Windows Phones
Author: 0 NYPD Scraps 36000 Windows Phones

Last year, NYPD gave Lumia 830 and Lumia 640 XL to its cops . "Nobody purchases 36,000 phones based on the judgment of one person", a source said. "The NYPD's decision to go with Microsoft's mobile operating system seems to confound more than a few, since Windows Phone's 2.3 percent United States market share is anemic when compared to Android's 65.2 percent and iOS's 30.9 percent", read an article published on the tech-news site Digital Trends in October.

Scienza Dell unveils its first Windows Mixed Reality headset
Author: 0 Dell unveils its first Windows Mixed Reality headset

Now, when it comes to mixed reality, there are four components: the platform, the headset, the PC, and the content. Microsoft has just announced the first wave of content partners working on Windows Mixed Reality content for the Windows Store.

Scienza Triple-a Samsung Galaxy J7+ showed up for rendering
Author: 0 Triple-a Samsung Galaxy J7+ showed up for rendering

The phone is expected to be launched with specifications such as full-metal body and 5.5-inch full-HD display. The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab A2 S will be made available in Black and Gold color variants. While the new images and the video confirm the dual-camera setup, we can also make out some of the other features of the phone as well. The lens apertures are likely to be f/1.7 and f/1.9 respectively.

Scienza Final 'Game Of Thrones' Season Could Be Over 12 Months Away
Author: 0 Final 'Game Of Thrones' Season Could Be Over 12 Months Away

That was the favorite moment of the summit for me: Sandor and Gregor Clegane facing off. Putting all of these characters together was a treat for fans, and one of the most gripping, tense scenes on television this year. According to Negroni's theory, Tyrion realized Cersei was pregnant and offered her child the chance to reign after Daenerys , provided she wins the war.

Scienza Apple capping new iPhones' wireless charging to 7.5W
Author: 0 Apple capping new iPhones' wireless charging to 7.5W

According to rumors, Apple has also re-designed other physical aspects of the iPhone 8 , which will feature the traditional iPhone's fingerprint reader at the back of the phone . The confirmation of a date in September will come as welcome relief to investors who have been hearing for months of rumours that the phone's hardware was proving problematic and that a delay was inevitable.

Scienza This fitness tracker may soon be iconic, the Fitbit Ionic
Author: 0 This fitness tracker may soon be iconic, the Fitbit Ionic

The wearable packs in a bunch of tracking sensors, plus some useful extras like mobile payments, to make it the most advanced device yet to appear from the Fitbit stable. Perhaps the most important feature is the battery life, which Fitbit says will last "4+" days on a single charge. The Fitbit Flyer is available in two colors, lunar gray or nightfall blue, for presale today on Fitbit .com and select online retailers tomorrow for $129.95.

Scienza 'Street Fighter V': New character Menat announced in gameplay trailer
Author: 0 'Street Fighter V': New character Menat announced in gameplay trailer

Street Fighter 5 is out now for the PC and PS4 platforms. The trailer in the above music had Egyptian music in the start that was there during Ed's story hinting that it can be Rose's apprentice. Menat will have three looks namely story mode, battle costume, and standard look. She appeared to be also pretty similar to the silhouette in the Season 2 teaser image.

Scienza The Galaxy Note 8 Introduces New Features not Available with the S8
Author: 0 The Galaxy Note 8 Introduces New Features not Available with the S8

The smartphone has a dual-camera setup on rear, as we all have anticipated. While the Galaxy S8 is a 5.8-inch phone , the S8+ has a 6.2-inch screen. It is also important to note that, this time , the S Pen provides a whole lot of unique experiences that Galaxy Note 8 can use. Also, the Galaxy Note 8 still has a headphone port.

Scienza 'Stop at nothing': Aransas Pass officer recovers American flag from Harvey rain
Author: 0 'Stop at nothing': Aransas Pass officer recovers American flag from Harvey rain

Despite a request from the U.S. Coast Guard to call their Houston Command Center for rescue instead of posting on social media, many local residents stranded by Hurricane Harvey are still tweeting pleas for help. Some say they keep getting busy signals when calling the Coast Guard. Crews are seen helping people into a helicopter while others are brought to shore.

Scienza Yakuza 2 remake leaked on Taiwanese PlayStation Store
Author: 0 Yakuza 2 remake leaked on Taiwanese PlayStation Store

Yakuza Kiwami 2 will be made with the same engine as Yakuza 6: The Song of Life , and will feature a new scenario where you can play as popular supporting character Majima Goro. In either Jet Black or Glacier White , the dragon insignia-decorated console will launch the same day as the game in Japan and includes a special theme.

Scienza Eight mountain climbers die in accidents in Austrian and Italian Alps
Author: 0 Eight mountain climbers die in accidents in Austrian and Italian Alps

Rescue leader Martin Reichholf says it appears that one member of the roped group slipped on a glacier, bringing the others down with him. The group fell down 200 meters (yards) on a steep slope covered with ice and debris. Two Italians died on Sunday after falling into a crevasse on a glacier in Adamello Brenta park near Trento, in northern Italy. The cause of the fall was not immediately known.