Science


World Bank hikes aid to poor nations fighting global warming World Bank hikes aid to poor nations fighting global warming
- April 09, 2016

The World Bank Group's motto is "End Poverty". A veteran climate lawyer, speaking off the record, told Climate Home they felt it was unlikely countries would try and develop a deal without the presence of key parties. "We are also aiming to provide social protection system, social protection to 50 million more people so that countries have an ability to respond with cash transfers and other forms of support when disasters like floods and droughts hit", Roome said. (more...)
Quantum Break on Windows 10 Is More Expensive Than on Xbox One Quantum Break on Windows 10 Is More Expensive Than on Xbox One
- April 08, 2016

Serene (the lead antagonist) gets a special power to see into the future and decide which choices to make in the present, whereas Joyce, one of the two lead protagonists, has the ability to stop time. While the game can be run while logged out of the Windows Store , there doesn't appear to be any cracked versions of the game floating around yet. With the help of Jack's younger brother William, they've been able to crack the code of time travel, and Paul wants to be the first human to try it ... (more...)
Reddit Launches Official iOS App
- April 08, 2016

Today, Reddit launched a new official iOS client called appropriately, Reddit . Users will no longer be able to download Alien Blue , and the company is also trying to figure out how to beat back competition from other third-party developers. (more...)
Reminders have finally made their way to Google Calendar on the web Reminders have finally made their way to Google Calendar on the web
- April 07, 2016

Reminders is an innovation the search giant added to the Google Calendar back in December , making it available for both Android and iPhone users. Uniting that capability across platforms may help draw more people into using the system, which competes with a whole bunch of other offerings, including Microsoft-owned Wunderlist, Outlook, and Apple's Reminders app on the Mac and iOS. (more...)
Facebook programs computers to describe photos for the blind
- April 07, 2016

The technology have been picking up multiple details of an image like smiling people, background, outdoor locations, and many other details in the picture. At this stage, automatic alt tags represent a fascinating demonstration of technology. While a number of assistive technologies are already available to help the blind read the contents of a screen, understanding the content of images is obviously a lot more hard. (more...)
Apple is About to Sell its Billionth iPhone
- April 07, 2016

The immediate reaction to the design might disappoint some Apple fans expecting something a bit different as van Uffelen has predicted a chassis design that's pretty similar to the current iPhone 6s. It is being said that a new packaging technology will be used in the iPhone 7 to make more room inside it. Most of the growth for Apple has come from sales of its older models like the iPhone 4s, said Vishal Tripathi, research director at Gartner. (more...)