Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020
Month: June 2018

OTD Travel: Bali, Indonesia

Renowned as the Paradise on Earth, Bali is one of more than 17,000 islands in the Indonesian archipelago. The small population is the famed Island of Gods, beaches and unique culture. Amed and Tulamben are fast becoming recognized as the best place in Bali to learn free-diving. Warm waters, young crowd, cheap living and reliable […]

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Aquinox Pharma shares plunge more than 80%

The company’s shares dropped 85% to $2.34, being the lowest since Aug. 7, 2015. Rosiptor drug failed in meeting its goal of average change in reducing bladder pain in female patients by week 12 of the trial. According to the recent earnings report the company has not generated product revenue or profitability since its inception […]

Mexico

Family separation: Federal judge orders reunification

The chaotic situation passed the couple of weeks has led to the court’s order to the federal officials to reunify families with in 30 days. The order was specifically to reunify minor children who are under the age of 5 with their parents within 14 days and minor children of the age 5 and above […]

Instagram

Instagram launches IGTV

Instagram is launching IGTV which allows users to upload videos up to one hour in length. Popular videos from Instagram celebrities will be featured in IGTV. Anyone can be a creator and people will be able to upload vertical videos through Instagram’s app or the web. The IGTV app will be available globally on iOS […]

marijuana

Canada to legalize marijuana

The bill legalizing recreational marijuana use was passed by the Canadian senate making Canada the first G-7 industrialized nation and the second in the world to have a legal nationwide cannabis market. The decision is expected to have a positive effect and retail sales would begin before the end of this year. Uruguay is the […]

Paris

OTD Travel: Paris, France

Paris is one Europe’s largest cities and is the cosmopolitan capital of France.  It is reputed to be the most beautiful and romantic of all cities with its historic associations and influences on culture, art, fashion, food and design. Also called the City of Light and the Capital ofFashion, Paris is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and contains numerous iconic […]

IBM

IBM Artificial intelligence debates with Humans

Demonstrating AI debate system, on which IBM researchers have been working on since 2012, debates were held in San Francisco in which professional debaters Noa Ovadia and Dan Zafrir debated AI on two topics: whether space exploration should be subsidized, and whether we should increase the use of telemedicine. The competition followed traditional debate format. […]

Alexa

Amazon Alexa for hotel rooms is here now

Amazon Echo devices will be placed in hotel guest rooms, according to a new program called Alexa for Hospitality introduced by Amazon. It has joined hands with Marriott International, with Marriott hotels in North Carolina and California becoming the first to execute the program. The devices will allow guests to perform tasks like calling the […]

Android

Now you can send texts from your computer via Android Messages

Google lets users send messages from their PC and view received messages by introducing desktop browser support for Android Messages. To use this platform, a QR code on Android Messages website has to be scanned using Android Messages mobile app, which creates a link between the two. Mobile network carriers have supported the move. The web version […]

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany loses to Mexico in the opener

Defending World Cup champion Germany lost to Mexico 1-0 in the World Cup opener. This tournament has other surprises as well including Iceland drawing Argentina and Portugal drawing Spain. 35 minutes into the game, Mexico had its big moment when it grabbed possession near midfield and exploded forward on a through ball to Javier Hernández. […]