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Happy New Year 2017 Quotes, Images, Wishes & New Year Greetings

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We wish you a very Happy New Year 2017 . Nowadays people are using social media platforms to share most of the greetings and wishes to the friends, relatives and near ones. Quote reads: Counting my blessings, wishing you more. Happy New Year to you! You are at the right source, and you can share them from here. As I think about our friendship and how happy it has made me, I want to wish you happiness in the year to come . Read More »

Samsung To Sell Voice Controlled Robot Vacuum

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Samsung has announced plans to show the device off next week at the Consumer Electronics Show. But really, if you're getting a Powerbot VR7000 , it's probably so you can verbally command your robotic vacuum minion to clean your floors. Owners would also need to have the Amazon Echo in order to use the feature, PC Mag reports. However, Samsung has stressed much on how the voice command will be integrated with the Echo but as per the now surfaced outline, it can be expected to work and ... Read More »

Apple plans to open manufacturing facility in Bengaluru

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According to industry sources , the facility will be ready in time to start production from next April. Initially, iPhones will be assembled at the facility, post which, full scale manufacturing operations will begin by the end of next year. Read More »

Final minute of 2016 to be a second longer

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This is added because it technically takes Earth a bit longer than 24 hours to complete a full rotation - 86,400.002 seconds rather than 86,400. While an extra second won't make any difference to New Year revellers, it is important for many applications, including global satellite-based navigation and telecommunications systems, and the correction is implemented through more than 300 atomic clocks maintained by institutions across the world. Read More »

First Day Hike at Tettegouche

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It's a flawless way to introduce individuals and families to the outdoors, and to a healthy lifestyle. January 1 is also the first of 12 Washington State Parks' free days, when park visitors will not need the Discover Pass. Now all 50 state park systems participate. Following the hike, participants are invited to enjoy refreshments at Three Forks Nature Center. Meet at 10 a.m.at the Cornet Bay Retreat Center. Read More »

Blazing Comet to Brighten New Year's Eve Sky

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While many people consider comets as bad omens, Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova will not pose any threat to us. The comet mostly appeared in December, as it appeared on Dec 15 for the first time when it was seen near M75-the star cluster. Read More »

Meet Samsung's Quantum Dot Curved Monitors

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The Quantum Dot displays design offers viewers richer and more vibrant color from any viewing distance with 125 percent sRGB color coverage and 2,560x1,440 WQHD resolution. To celebrate the launch of its newest monitors, Samsung will offer CES 2017 attendees a first-hand opportunity to enjoy some friendly competition at the company's interactive gaming zone. Read More »

Google and Facebook top the charts for most popular applications

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Internationally, Facebook has an average of 1.8 billion monthly users and is the largest social network in the world. Apart from this, other Facebook properies such as Messenger (#2) and Instagram (#8) also bagged positions in the top 10 list with the latter showing the maximum growth rate year-to- year of 36% from 2015. Read More »

TCL to Launch "Evolutionary First" New BlackBerry Devices at CES

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You might notice that in the picture, there is also a fingerprint scanner within the space bar area, which is pretty cool too. The Blackberry offering sports a 4.5-inch display and dual-curved design. We also do not yet know the price tag that will come with the BlackBerry Mercury , or whether or not there will be more than one version of this Android phone coming into the marketplace in 2017. Read More »

Carrie Fisher Reportedly Suffers Heart Attack on Plane

She then was reportedly rushed to UCLA Medical Center upon landing. She still has so much life left in her! She tweeted a photograph Monday from London and wrote that she was filming " Catastrophe ", a British TV sitcom. Fisher is the daughter of Hollywood actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher. She was flying from London to Los Angeles. "On Dec 23, 2016, at approximately 12.15 PM, Los Angeles Airport Police Officers responded to Terminal 7 regarding a call of a female ... Read More »

Giant 'Jet Stream' Of Molten Iron Discovered Speeding Towards Canada

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In an online academic edition of " Nature Geoscience ", scientists from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom have mentioned about the finding of a new jet stream in the Molten Iron Core of the Earth. So, not small. It was discovered by a triplet of satellites in the Swarm program, and between 2000 and 2016 it looks to have somehow grown in length by about 40 kilometers. Read More »

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Sabotage DLC Pack Revealed and Detailed

Infinite Warfare's DLC plans start on January 31st for PS4, Activision announced overnight. "We're excited to introduce a new chapter to our zombies experience, taking players into a spooky 1990s summer camp straight out of the horror films of the decade", said Dave Stohl, Studio Head of Infinity Ward, in a statement. Read More »

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU)

Average Revenue Estimate of the company for the current Fiscal Quarter is $12.84 Billion, according to consensus of 22 analysts. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.61/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.61/share. Read More »

Delly finally collects his National Basketball Association ring

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James led the Cavs to a 113-102 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, their second in as many days. "So hopefully we can get that". It was good to see those guys. "It's going to be pretty special". NOTES: The Bucks were outrebounded 44-39 after grabbing 51 in Tuesday's overtime loss. Read More »

Adrian Peterson misses Vikings practice, isn't sure if he'll play Saturday

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While he previously said he expects to play Saturday, he isn't sure if that'll happen. Luck threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns and the Colts rolled to a 34-6 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. "I think we were trying to be smart with him a little bit". Also not practicing Wednesday were safety Harrison Smith (ankle), guard Brandon Fusco (concussion) and wide receiver Stefon Diggs (undisclosed). Read More »

Alec Baldwin gets paid $1400 every time he plays Trump on 'SNL'

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In an interview with the New York Times , Baldwin said that before his first appearance, he watched hours of rallies and appearances to study Trump's mannerisms. "It's a grilled-cheese sandwich rhetorically over and over again". The President-elect rushed to Twitter to lambaste " SNL ", as well as Baldwin's parody, multiple times in recent months - then doubled-down in a recent "Today" show interview. Read More »

McDonald's Owner Sued for Charging Extra for 'Value' Meal

A Chicago-area man recently slapped a local McDonald's franchisee with a lawsuit, claiming its Extra Value Meal is anything but a value. Plaintiff James Gertie alleged in the lawsuit that the price of the "Extra Value Meal" - two cheeseburgers, medium fries, and a soft drink - costs 41 cents more at the Des Plaines, Illinois, McDonald's restaurant than ordering each item separately, the Cook County Record reported . Read More »

Facebook Accused of Misleading EU Over Its Takeover of WhatsApp

In an official statement issued today, December 20, the EC makes this statement "as a preliminary" and gives an opportunity to respond to the requests for additional clarification submitted today by Brussels, until January 31. "They must take this obligation seriously", Vestager warned. This isn't the first time that a reputable tech company had to issue a payout to a regulator: Microsoft had to pay the commission nearly $800 million in 2004 over bundling Media Player into Windows. Read More »

HUD awards almost $70-million to MA for homeless initiatives

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Other programs provided by the Health Center include skills training and employment counseling to help people into a self-sustaining situation, said Ed Niles, the center's director of housing and residential support. Much of the funding is used to provide permanent and transitional housing to people who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. Homelessness has been declining nationwide, but not in Hawaii. Read More »

BlackBerry posts $117-million loss for third quarter

It also pointed to its newly-announced BlackBerry Innovation Center in Ottawa, which is focused on developing software for connected and driverless cars. Chen's break-even forecast had a caveat: It didn't include restructuring charges, stock compensation expenses, fair-value adjustments and a host of other things, so the company will still have a loss, but a smaller one. Read More »

Irish musicians help seize disused office block in Dublin to rehouse homeless

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Glen Hansard is hosting a sing-along in Dublin this afternoon. "As the Receivers to Apollo House we can not responsibly allow this situation to remain", the statement read, according to The Journal . "We've got a building, we've got beds , we've got a lot of people volunteering ". Spokeswoman for the Irish Housing Network Rosie Leonard told The Irish Times , that numbers staying in the building would increase as "maintenance issues were resolved" and office space made suitable for ... Read More »

Monterey Bay killer whales vs shark

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Slater Moore was on a tour across California's Monterey Bay with the Monterey Bay Whale Watch (MBWW) on December 13, 2016, when they spotted a pair of adult killer whales and two calves at sea. Moore was possibly a sevengill shark . "If you're in a boat, you're only seeing a part of the whales, so I think the drone footage is really great for that behavior". Read More »

Manhunt Under Way in Zurich After Shooting in an Islamic Center

It's not yet known if the Islamic center was the target of the shooting or if there were any terrorist motives behind the attack. The SDA news agency reported that the victims were adults but police said it was unclear whether the attack had to do anything with the location. Read More »

Russian ambassador shot dead in Ankara attack

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After shooting the ambassador, the gunman climbed to the second floor of the same building and was killed after a 15-minute shootout with police, Turkey's Anadolu news agency reported. The gunman has been identified as Mevlut Altintas, member of the Ankara riot police. During the attack, the shooter, who was dressed like a security officer, was overheard shouting: " We die in Aleppo, you die here ". Read More »

6 hibernating turtles likely dead in Seattle zoo fire

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With the fire, Woodland Park officials were immediately concerned with the well-being of all of the zoo's animals. A large fire burned Thursday evening at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle . Firefighters are working to put out flames at the Woodland Park Zoo. Of the four Indochinese box turtles, two males were 16 years old; one male was 4 years old and the youngest, of undetermined sex, was 2 years old. Read More »

7.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Papua New Guinea

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A couple of hours after the quake, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) said the threat had largely passed, although it said government agencies should continue to monitor coastal tides."Based on all available data. The Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology says there is no tsunami threat to the Australian mainland, islands or territories. A tsunami measuring less than 1 meter (3 feet) hit the coast of the island of New Ireland shortly after the quake, said Felix Taranu, ... Read More »