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Minute silence at Europa League final after Manchester bomb

Minute silence at Europa League final after Manchester bomb However, Ajax triumphed 2-1 at Old Trafford in the most recent meeting between the sides in the 2011-12 Europa League last 32. However, Ibrahimović suffered a season-ending injury a while back. Ajax , too, haven't played since May 14th and have no major injury concerns ahead of the final, although experienced defender Nick Viergever is suspended. [Full Article...]

TJ Miller just parasailed into Cannes to promote The Emoji Movie

TJ Miller just parasailed into Cannes to promote The Emoji Movie In the latest trailer for The Emoji Movie, Gene (voiced by T.J. Miller) has a huge problem: despite the fact that he's supposed to be a "meh" emoji , he just has too many feelings . It was the "crying laughing" face, the go-to emoji for when you've been legit tickled by something. It's an annual staple at Cannes: A brash American movie stages a publicity stunt ahead of the film festival. [Full Article...]

Paschal Donohoe backs Leo Varadkar to be next taoiseach

Paschal Donohoe backs Leo Varadkar to be next taoiseach The veteran politician, from Castlebar, Co Mayo, is to resign after 15 years at the helm of the party and more than six years at the head of government. Both Coveney and Varadkar have served in Kenny's cabinet since 2011 and are unlikely to usher in major policy changes. "I'm not saying that there's anything wrong with Simon Coveney, we're very lucky in Fine Gael to have two excellent candidates... [Full Article...]

Antarctic turning green as global warming triggers moss explosion

Antarctic turning green as global warming triggers moss explosion In the second half of the 20th century, the Antarctic Peninsula experienced rapid temperature increases, warming by about half a degree per decade. "The sensitivity of moss growth to past temperature rises suggests that ecosystems will alter rapidly under future warming, leading to major changes in the biology and landscape of this iconic region", Dan Charman, who led the project at Exeter, said... [Full Article...]

Motorola Moto C and Moto C Plus are now official

The 3G version of the phone will be available at a price of around Rs 6,200. The Moto C has a 5-inch display with 854×480 pixel resolution and houses a quad-core 1.1GHz MediaTek MT6737M chipset. There's a 5 MP primary camera with a 74-degree field of view, fixed focus lens and an LED flash. The Moto GS will sport a 5.2-inch FHD display while the Moto GS+ will pack in a 5.5-inch display and is ... [Full Article...]

HTC Releases HTC U 11 Launched

HTC Releases HTC U 11 Launched The latest HTC device is one of the best designed by the company. Like the front panel, the back is also covered with the Gorilla Glass 5. The phone will be available in silver, sapphire blue, black, red, and white. Using Edge Sense in these early moments quickly brings you in contact with Google Assistant, and since it is an Android device this makes sense. Second, the U11 also has hot word... [Full Article...]

Amazon to bring opt-in notifications to Alexa

Amazon to bring opt-in notifications to Alexa Amazon on Monday announced a new feature that improves wake-word accuracy on Alexa-powered gadgets. To enable the feature, devices will need an update. Amazon said that when the service becomes available, it'll only work if customers opt-in. The Washington Post , AccuWeather, Just Eat, and Life360 will be among the first to update their Alexa skills with support for notifications. [Full Article...]

ZeniMax is Going After Samsung Now

ZeniMax is Going After Samsung Now The accusations here are that Samsung is guilty of violating ZeniMax's copyright for using its code in the Gear VR, along with trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, and unjust enrichment. The suit alleges that Oculus CTO John Carmack came up with the idea that led to the creation of Gear VR while working at id Software. The by-product of this partnership was the Samsung Gear VR , ... [Full Article...]

Hunt: No second wave of cyber attacks

Hunt: No second wave of cyber attacks The "Wannacry" virus locks users out of their computers and demands hundreds of dollars from victims hoping to regain control of their documents and data. Putin was referring to a weekend blog post by Microsoft president Brad Smith stating that the US National Security Agency had developed the code being used in the attack. [Full Article...]

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.2 with Bug Fixes and Security Patches

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.2 with Bug Fixes and Security Patches Today Apple has released new minor versions for all of its different software platforms. Despite the goodness that is with the latest iOS 10, there are some tweaks which the system lacks and it gives Android an advantage on the feature front. [Full Article...]

Retail Inflation Decelerates To 2.99% As Food Prices Plunge

Retail Inflation Decelerates To 2.99% As Food Prices Plunge The Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) during the month under review plunged to 0.61 per cent, as compared to 2.01 per cent in March. Similarly, he pointed out that the release of new WPI data on the 2011-12 base, makes it more comparable with the CPI which has 2012 as the base. [Full Article...]

Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by two US astronauts

Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by two US astronauts NASA astronauts are hitting a big milestone today: the 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station (ISS). She holds the record for the most spacewalks by a female USA astronaut, and today's outing will be her ninth. He and Commander Peggy Whitson were fit checking their spacesuits in advance of Friday's spacewalk . It was discovered as the astronauts were seated in the airlock inside th... [Full Article...]

Facebook back after global technical errors

Facebook back after global technical errors Users of the social media site reported being confronted with the message: "Sorry, something went wrong". Refresh Facebook until it comes back online. Users across the globe were unable to see Facebook posts and some comments left under posts. According to a map shared by DownDetector , the Facebook outage spread across countries like Canada, parts of the US, Mexico, Australia and later sprea... [Full Article...]