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Minnesota ACT scores rise, remain among America's best

Only 9 percent of ACT-tested graduates who had all three characteristics - immigrant, poverty and minority - showed strong readiness for college coursework. Onl...


NASA captures images of strong solar flares

A- and B-class flares are weaker still. The radiation coming from the flares, could disrupt communications satellites, the Global Positioning System and power...


"Honor 6 Play Smartphone Launched with 5" Display & 3020mAh Battery

Honor 6 Play has 32GB internal storage, which can be further expanded via a microSD card slot. A 3,020mAh non-removable battery is also a part of this package,...


Huawei partners with Microsoft for cloud

Huawei is, in effect, white-labelling its public cloud in their regions. CEO Guo Ping outlined his company's vision today at the annual Huawei Connect confere...


Tech firm to pay US$3.5m over preloaded software

As part of the ruling, the company will be forced to declare the pre-loaded software to its customers and receive the user's permission. Unless consumers affirm...


Theresa May urges parliament to back her European Union repeal bill

The PM said: "We've made time for proper parliamentary scrutiny of Brexit legislation, and I look forward to the contributions of MPs from across the House"...


Is Facebook Inc (FB) Providing Inaccurate Demographic Info To Advertisers?

There's just one problem, as Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser pointed out in a research note published this week: official 2016 census data ...


Nintendo Switch Being Held Back By Nintendo?

According to Nintendo, the new game will be called No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again. This is quite the feat with the abovementioned publication pointing...


'We can beat Wales' says Moldova boss

Woodburn is likely to play again when Wales take on Moldova in what is a must-win game for their hopes of qualifying for the showpiece event in Russian Fede...


Facebook offers millions to music industry to avert copyright crisis

Facebook has reportedly promised to create a system that can identify and tag music that breaches copyright. Facebook is essentially trying to do what Y...


Alibaba launches 'smile to pay' facial recognition system at KFC in China

Alibaba founder Jack Ma first unveiled a beta version of the " Smile to Pay " technology back in 2015 at CEBIT in Hanover, Germany. Diners will be able...


Hurricane Katrina evacuee hopes people of Houston are treated better

Years later, vast areas in New Orleans remain broken; families are spread across the US; and trauma from the storm still haunts thousands that fled their sunk...


'The Witcher' anniversary marks the end of an important trilogy

CD Projekt Red have released a video on their 'The Witcher' YouTube channel thanking players of the Witcher series for all of their hard work throughout th...


Artificial Intelligence steering wheel on show

That's a future vision Jaguar Land Rover is exploring with Sayer; a connected steering wheel that could be the only part of the vehicle a consumer owns. T...


Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns amid reports of likely cabinet reshuffle

There are several vacancies in the Cabinet, and it is likely that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley might shed his additional charge of Defence portfolio. In the la...


Facebook takes the next step to monetize WhatsApp

The announcement comes just days after it emerged that WhatsApp was introducing verified accounts for some business users. Importantly, the service will giv...


Xiaomi to introduce a new series probably based on Android One

Xiaomi has officially confirmed that it will be holding an unveiled event for the highly anticipated Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 on september 11 . As far as the pri...


Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi greets Nirmala Sitharaman on elevation

On Friday, he had given indication that he may not be Defence minister for much longer. A new Defence Minister is expected to be given charge on Sunday mo...


Frankfurt to evacuate 70000 while World War II bomb defused

German police will evacuate about 70,000 people from their homes on Sunday after an unexploded World War Two bomb was discovered in Frankfurt . The Sec...


Record-breaking U.S. astronaut and crew back on Earth

NASA astronaut and Iowa native Peggy Whitson will check out of the International Space Station on Saturday and head home after 9 1/2 months. Whitson, who...