• Maryam Mirzakhani, First Woman To Win Math's Highest Honor, Dies At 40
Maryam Mirzakhani, First Woman To Win Math's Highest Honor, Dies At 40

She received her bachelor's degree from Iran's Sharif University of Technology in 1999 and earned a PhD degree in mathematics from Harvard University in 2004. "Maryam was a brilliant mathematical theorist, and also a humble person who accepted honors only with the hope that it might encourage others to follow her math.

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  • Microsoft launching major rural broadband initiative
Microsoft launching major rural broadband initiative

To support the white-spaces plan, Microsoft is appealing to federal and state regulators to guarantee the use of unused television channels and investments in promoting the technology in rural areas. "We're confident that this approach is good for the country and even for our business". "To the contrary, we can and should bring the benefits of br...

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  • Google Doodle honoured Eva Ekeblad - Who Made Alcohol With Potatoes
Google Doodle honoured Eva Ekeblad - Who Made Alcohol With Potatoes

She's not a household name unfortunately but she was the first to make flour and alcohol out of potatoes. Raised in comfort among the nobility, Eva was married at just 16 to Count Claes Claesson Ekeblad, a Councillor of the Realm. She was only 24 when she submitted her discoveries to the Royal Swedish Academy of Science. The doodle leads to...

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  • Ahead of Burhan's first anniv, security beefed up in Valley
Ahead of Burhan's first anniv, security beefed up in Valley

Late on Thursday, authorities ordered internet service providers to shut down data services in Kashmir, citing the risk of anti-India forces using social media to stir up unrest. The clashes have claimed a number of lives and injured hundreds of others. "There won't be any blanket ban on mobile internet". Burhan was among the new wave of tech-sav...

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  • Surface of Mars Hostile to Microbes
Surface of Mars Hostile to Microbes

Further tests found that the UV rays broke down the perchlorate into other chemicals, namely hypochlorite and chlorite, and it is these that appear to be so destructive to the bacteria. Future missions will have to dig deep underground to find past or present life if it lurks there, the researchers said . "This should greatly reduce planetary pro...

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  • Celtics Trade Avery Bradley
Celtics Trade Avery Bradley

Bradley's contract puts the team in the same position as a year ago, so President Van Gundy could ride Jackson and Drummond out this season or at least until the trade deadline before exploring the market. Morris, 27, has spent the last two seasons in Detroit. The future in Detroit is still unclear, moves could still be on the horizon, with And...

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  • Thousands of Microsoft Jobs Will Be Laid Off Soon, Company Confirms
Thousands of Microsoft Jobs Will Be Laid Off Soon, Company Confirms

Microsoft will reportedly announce a major reorganization this week to focus on its cloud business. Microsoft acknowledged Thursday that it plans to eliminate up to 3 ,000 jobs, concentrated in the company's sales group, as it repositions the business to focus more on cloud computing .

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  • New report suggests that Mass Effect: Andromeda won't get Single-Player DLC
New report suggests that Mass Effect: Andromeda won't get Single-Player DLC

The latest on the situation sourced by various media outlets is that there are still people working from BioWare Montreal on multiplayer support and patches for Mass Effect Andromeda . " ".over the past few weeks I've confirmed the news with three sources familiar with the company's plans, all of whom spoke anonymously so as not to jeopardize th...

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  • Andy Murray Has A Hip Issue Ahead Of His Wimbledon Title Defense
Andy Murray Has A Hip Issue Ahead Of His Wimbledon Title Defense

Only two weeks after that Dubai success, Murray was forced to withdraw from the Miami Open just before it started due to a right elbow injury. "The first match on grass is always tricky", said Lendl. Murray is still expected to play a second exo match on Friday at the club. I thought previous year was more hard because in two weeks we didn't fi...

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  • Google to Stop Scanning Gmail Messages to Target Personalized AdWords Ads
Google to Stop Scanning Gmail Messages to Target Personalized AdWords Ads

But users have the ability to change their account settings and disable ad personalization entirely if they so choose. The company will make the change later this year, bringing Gmail in line with its G Suite products for business users.

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  • Alleged Specs For Taimen & Walleye Pixel Phones Leaked
Alleged Specs For Taimen & Walleye Pixel Phones Leaked

Interestingly enough, LG is said to provide the display panels for the Pixel 2 line, which aligns with reports of Google investing at least $880 for OLED screens. However there seems to be very little indication as to what the third codename could relate to. All that said, Google fans are looking forward to the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 , both ...

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  • ETMarkets After Hours: Nifty skids as profit taking hits auto, bank stocks
ETMarkets After Hours: Nifty skids as profit taking hits auto, bank stocks

The Sensex touched a high of 31,365.39 points and a low of 31,296.01 points in the trade so far. But soon, it headed down and settled with a marginal rise of 7.10 points, or 0.02 per cent, at 31,290.74. The BSE Mid cap and Small cap indices shed 1.21 and 1.45 per cent respectively. The Friday's trading session witnessed a sell-off in banking ...

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  • IOS 11 pulls the plug on iPhone 5 and 5C
IOS 11 pulls the plug on iPhone 5 and 5C

What this feature does is that it automatically deleted unused applications to free up space. The iOS 11 mobile operating system now paves way to fantastic possibilities for augmented reality in games as well as apps. The update will also include a "driving mode" which will mute notifications and can even send an automatic response to messages ,...

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  • Nuclear's woes continue as South Korea scraps new plants, signals long-term shift
Nuclear's woes continue as South Korea scraps new plants, signals long-term shift

South Korean president Moon Jae-in has used the permanent shutdown of Kori unit 1 to outline his intended nuclear energy phase-out policy. "So far, the country's energy policy focused on low prices and efficiency". Its nuclear electricity production was the fifth-largest in the world, according to the World Nuclear Association. Public support for...

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  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Shot in Virginia, Aides Also Hit
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Shot in Virginia, Aides Also Hit

Pelosi said she would be asking for updates on Scalise's condition "every five minutes". "We have an obligation to point out what his policies are doing for everyday American people", Turner said. The shooting occurred at a popular park and baseball complex in Alexandria, Virginia, where Republican lawmakers and others were gathered for a morning...

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  • Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga Remake Coming to 3DS
Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga Remake Coming to 3DS

Like the much-hyped new 2D Metroid: Samus Returns , Nintendo revealed another 3DS title at its E3 2017 Treehouse stream after its Nintendo Spotlight video. The remake will still feature the pixel artwork from the original but the game has been updated with 3D lighting. There will also be Goomba and Koopa Troopa amiibos coming soon.

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  • Minecraft: Sony has refused crossplay on its console
Minecraft: Sony has refused crossplay on its console

Back to the stuff that's actually going to make playing the game better and the big change is cross-platform play, meaning you can play Minecraft with friends regardless of the device they are playing on. "This Summer, all platforms receiving the Better Together Update will then have a server browser in the Minecraft start menu". Those wh...

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  • Tropical Storm Calvin (EP03)
Tropical Storm Calvin (EP03)

Tropical Storm Arlene formed in the Central Atlantic on April 20 and remained far out at sea, but it was only the second recorded instance of a tropical storm forming in April. "Little change in strength is expected until landfall, and weakening will occur after the centre moves inland". Tropical storm warnings have been posted over parts of t...

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  • Sea Of Thieves Looks Better Than It Ever Has
Sea Of Thieves Looks Better Than It Ever Has

To that end, Rare are inviting players to get involved in the Sea of Thieves Insider Programme and provide feedback on the game's continuing development. We finally got our hands on an early build of the game at the show. So in October 2016, we tried to answer that question with an in-depth Q&A-style explainer .

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  • NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from past year
NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from past year

Wednesday's NBA Finals game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors proved one thing, and one thing only: No matter how well the Cavs play, and they played really well, they can not win this series, let alone a game.

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