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Sci-tech Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Fields Medal, dies aged 40
Author: 0 Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Fields Medal, dies aged 40

She earned a doctoral degree from Harvard University in 2004 and became full professor of mathematics at Stanford at the age of 31. The 40-year-old died of breast cancer, which had spread to her bones. Mirzakhani studied the complexities of curved surfaces such as spheres, doughnut shapes and hyperbolas. Mirzakhani is survived by her husband, Jan Vondrák, and a daughter, Anahita.

Sci-tech China establishes its first overseas military base
Author: 0 China establishes its first overseas military base

The base is generally meant to "assist China's contribution to peace and stability both in Africa and worldwide", according to the Xinhua News Agency. The state-run Global Times said in a publication on Wednesday there could be no slip-up this was, truth be told, an army installation. "It's not a commercial resupply point", the Global Times said in an editorial .

Sci-tech Splatoon 2 Will Feature Co-Op League Battles
Author: 0 Splatoon 2 Will Feature Co-Op League Battles

Nintendo's Switch companion app is set to launch alongside Splatoon 2 on July 21st, and you can see it in action, albeit briefly, by jumping to the 16:30 mark in the Nintendo Direct video above. Maybe everyone will be pleasantly surprised by the setup. The whole aesthetic of Splatoon 2's clothing options can basically be described as athleisure-hipster-punk mixed with graffiti street art - and some scuba gear thrown in for good measure, of course.

Author: 0 An awful health care bill from Senate

Will the leaders of the Roman Catholic and other conservative Christian churches speak out loudly and forcefully against the Senate's proposed health care legislation, which will strip health coverage from millions of people, cut or eliminate Medicaid services for numerous most vulnerable, and raise costs for most people? Most savings from the Senate's BCRA arise from ending Obamacare's Medicaid expansion, and instituting per capita caps on Medicaid payments, and reducing Obamacare ...

Sci-tech Google Ends Gmail Ad Scanning
Author: 0 Google Ends Gmail Ad Scanning

The system is used to offset the cost of providing Gmail users with free cloud storage on Google Drive. G Suite will still scan emails for other features. The history of Google's email scanning has been a checkered one. Above, the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., in 2015. While Google will no longer scan your email to sell advertisements, you can still expect "smart functions "to continue".

Sci-tech Srikanth defeats Shi to reach maiden Australian Open final
Author: 0 Srikanth defeats Shi to reach maiden Australian Open final

India's Kidambi Srikanth defeated fourth seed Yuqi Shi 21-10, 21-14 from China to reach his maiden Australian Open final in Sydney on Saturday. "Yes, it's a dream performance", Srikanth said. "I was in control at the net". He is also the first Indian male badminton player to do so. Shi seemed lost for ideas as Srikanth's vast experience and superior net play meant that he had to play out of his comfort zone.

Author: 0 NASA's Kepler mission finds 10 Earth-size exoplanets, 209 others

When asked during the press conference how the team felt about Kepler's first mission coming to a close, Thompson explained that she sees it more as a new beginning. Now, we know that exoplanets can be cold gas giants, hot Jupiters, ocean worlds, ice giants, lava worlds and rocky planets. The Kepler mission will end in October, but the team will leave data measurements for the scientific community as a way to pass the baton to future missions.

Sci-tech Rubio: 'Slow down on health care vote'
Author: 0 Rubio: 'Slow down on health care vote'

Submitting a series of unanimous consent requests "to attempt to force the House-passed healthcare bill to committee, delay" a series of votes on the legislation, "and increase transparency, forcing Republicans to publicly defend their 'no hearings strategy'".

Sci-tech Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11
Author: 0 Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11

Throw some FLACs in iCloud Drive or whatever and you can play them back directly on the device in Files. It'll include an automated text response telling people the person is driving and can not answer at the moment. This selection will prompt the smartphone's system to shut down the feature. Do you want Apple to keep the feature or make it exclusive for the iPad? Passengers who're not driving can disable the feature so their phones work normally.

Author: 0 Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show

Being a HomeKit device means that the Apple HomePod can fit into the same roles as the Amazon Echo or Google Home, controlling other HomeKit devices. The HomePod is created to work along with Apple Music, so it essentially requires one to have a subscription to music streaming service, which will give access to over 40 million songs.

Sci-tech Trump to Announce Decision on Paris Accord Soon
Author: 0 Trump to Announce Decision on Paris Accord Soon

He will announce his decision in the White House Rose Garden at 3 p.m. Thursday, he tweeted . The tweet closes with his now-famous slogan of Make America Great Again which has been his rallying cry on his overseas trip, while threatening to level the playing field with the German auto industry.

Sci-tech Android O hidden features Google didn't reveal, and how to enable them
Author: 0 Android O hidden features Google didn't reveal, and how to enable them

These apps typically spanned the casual cooking and fashion games categories, under the "Judy" brand, the name that has now also been conferred on the malware now. After this, Judy opened the malicious URL that imitated a PC browser in a hidden web page. The trove of malicious apps was created by a Korean company named Kiniwini , registered in the Play Store as ENISTUDIO corp .

Sci-tech Google Can Track Offline Credit Card Purchases
Author: 0 Google Can Track Offline Credit Card Purchases

Sources have said that the customers' viewing history will remain available in cyberspace, tied to credit card spending, and there is not much that can be done to stop it. Major advertisers began pulling back two months ago over concerns that Google hadn't prevented major brand advertising from appearing alongside extremist video clips promoting hate and violence.

Author: 0 Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

The proposal projects that this year's federal deficit will rise to $603 billion, up from $585 billion last year. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin dismissed such criticism as typical rhetoric and praised the budget because it balances over 10 years.

Sci-tech The LG X venture is a rugged smartphone exclusive to AT&T
Author: 0 The LG X venture is a rugged smartphone exclusive to AT&T

It is powered by the capable Snapdragon 435 octa-core 64-bit processor inside, coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard memory. Moreover, the storage is expandable via MicroSD card. According to the tech specs, the device has passed 14 separate MIL-STD 810G tests, a USA military standard that address things like intense pressure, extreme exposure, heavy vibration, and harsh weather conditions.

Sci-tech WhatsApp's newest feature will make it easier to prioritise important conversations
Author: 0 WhatsApp's newest feature will make it easier to prioritise important conversations

This will prioritise what messages are seen first. In doing so, this will also make it easier to ignore the notifications from those groups/people that you're not particularly engaged with. This can be handy if there are chats that are important that you don't want to miss. According to Indian Express, the feature had been previously seen a few weeks ago on Android Beta for testing.

Sci-tech HTC unveils new flagship U11 device with pressure-sensitive frame
Author: 0 HTC unveils new flagship U11 device with pressure-sensitive frame

I have already seen some people dismiss this new feature as a gimmick. When it comes to the company's gambit with AI, the HTC Sense Companion, Dexmier insists the company are still putting work into the feature - even if the biggest improvements won't come until after the HTC U 11's launch window.

Sci-tech Teens' Daredevil Stunt Prompts Review Of Golden Gate Bridge Security
Author: 0 Teens' Daredevil Stunt Prompts Review Of Golden Gate Bridge Security

Bridge District General Manager Denis Mulligan gave a press conference alongside the CHP Tuesday explaining that the teens were successful because they weren't sneaking around any particularly vulnerable spots on the bridge - I guess structurally? The men - identified by the LA Times as Peter Teatime and Tommy Rector - apparently began their climb from the west sidewalk, which is generally used for cyclists and maintenance vehicles.

Sci-tech Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in
Author: 0 Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in

That means Qualcomm can collect money on every smartphone, even those that have chips made by other companies. Qualcomm argued that the manufacturers acknowledge they have a contractual obligation to pay royalties to the chip makers, but they need to follow Apple's orders against paying.

Sci-tech Get ready for new Apple laptops next month
Author: 0 Get ready for new Apple laptops next month

That's why the MacBook Air is still around for the time being. Microsoft's first real laptop is widely considered a viable rival to the MacBook Air. The current MacBook Pros are 0.61 inches thick (15-inch model) and 0.59 inches thick (13-inch model), while the MacBook Air is 0.68 inches thick (13-inch model).

Sci-tech Instagram adds face filters, more creative tools
Author: 0 Instagram adds face filters, more creative tools

Instagram has just released a bunch of new features, including the new Instagram face filters! Once users have updated to the new app, it's possible to tap on the face icon in the bottom right corner. Like Snapchat , Instagram has also launched face filters that work with a friend. Latest update on May 16, 2017 at 11:11 AM by PaulRubens. Snapchat is focused on its 166 million users and their deep engagement with the app, spending on average more than 30 minutes there.

Sci-tech McKayla Maroney Continues To Show Off Her Butt
Author: 0 McKayla Maroney Continues To Show Off Her Butt

On Mother's day, she made a decision to treat her male followers to a sexy video of her curvy backside and she did not disappoint. Chatter about McKayla's head-turning makeover slowed down in recent months - until she posted a surprisingly sexual video to her Instagram on Sunday.

Author: 0 Windows 10 update aims to help identify best photos, videos

Let's start with the Clipboard feature, which is a cloud-based feature that enables copy and pasting between Windows 10 , iOS and Android devices. Windows Story Remix uses AI and deep learning to organize and transform photos and videos into stories.

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