Alberto makes landfall in Florida; flash flooding reported

Severe Subtropical Storm Alberto - the first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season - is bearing down on the southeastern USA, as states of emergency have been declared along coastal regions. It's moving north at 14 miles per hour (22 kph), and has top sustained winds of 50 miles per hour (85 kph). Our weather today will have periods of rain, some will be heavy at times.

YouTube Music & YouTube Premium are Google's latest streaming services

The brand will bring Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom later. So in summary, YouTube Red is more expensive and includes a music service, YouTube Music will get a web player soon, and Play Music is still in limbo.

Uber, US Army partner up for silent electric aircraft tech

Building on this rotor partnership, Uber also announced a partnership with electric propulsion company Launchpoint Technologies on modeling, design and fabrication of novel electric motors built specifically for the stacked co-rotating rotors of the eVTOL concepts.

Quick Take: Former Rising Political Star Sun Zhengcai Gets Life in Prison

In return for the bribes, Sun and his associates allegedly provided assistance to unspecified organizations and individuals with engineering contracts, business operations and other matters, the court said . Shortly after the investigation was announced , Mr. Xi promoted a protégé, Chen Min'er, to take over as party chief in Chongqing . The Chinese president said in April, though, that he is opposed to life-long rule, arguing that the move to amend the constitution was definitely ...

Life sentence given to former top Chinese politician Sun Zhengcai

Sun served as the CPC's chief in Shunyi District, Beijing; Standing Committee member and secretary general of the CPC's Beijing Municipal Committee; agriculture minister; secretary of the CPC's Jilin Provincial Committee; Political Bureau member of the CPC Central Committee; and Party chief of Chongqing Municipality, according to the Tianjin Court.

Zuckerberg kicks off Facebook conference, offers no apology

Geoff Blaber, vice president of research and market analysis firm CCS Insight, says that by leading off the conference with a focus on security and privacy, but pledging the only way to overcome those challenges is to continue to build services, Zuckerberg successfully "walked the tightrope".

Australia announces major funding for Great Barrier Reef

A major outbreak of coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish has been destroying areas of the world heritage-listed reef, prompting a major cull in January. Agricultural run-off from sugar cane farms and cattle stations has also harmed the section of reef that is closest to shore, according to Bradley Opdike, a marine scientist at the Australian National University.

PM Modi invites students to join Swachh Bharat summer internship project

The internship is an initiative of the Sports, Human Resource Development (HRD) and Water Ministry. Furthermore, he specifically showered praise on the women athletes saying,"Our women athletes have make nation very proud during this year's Commonwealth Games ".

Facebook adds 'sleep mode' parental control feature on Messenger Kids

The new sleep mode will allow parents to set predetermined times that Messenger Kids can not be used, whether that's a blocked out time for homework, during the night, or other times decided upon by the guardian. Starting this week, turning the search option off within the app will limit the channels children can access to a roster that has been verified by the YouTube Kids team.

IPhone SE To Make A Come Back With iPhone X Like Features

The iPhone SE 2 has been in the news for the past week courtesy of a few leaks that have appeared online to reveal the features and specs of the device. As per reports from December, Apple had raised over $160 million (Rs 1,038 crore) for help in Red's efforts. Some analysts have decidedly more optimistic views about iPhone X demand than Nomura and Citi.

Facebook reports increase in users following data-breach scandal

The next quarter of 2018 should be able to shed more light on the company's current performance, and we will know if the scandals the brand is being associated with have any impact on the company at all. "We've said before that if we can't, then we don't deserve the right to their information". This is still below the $195.32 peak that the social media organisation hit in January.

Microsoft set to report earnings after the bell

Microsoft returned $6.3 billion to shareholders in the form of share repurchases and dividends in the third quarter of fiscal year 2018, a year-over-year increase of 37%. "We think folding Windows into the new Experiences and Devices division, which is led by a former Office executive, sends a strong signal of the supporting, and not leading, role Windows will likely take in coming years, and we like the continued emphasis on hybrid cloud and [artificial intelligence]", Stifel analysts ...

European Central Bank keeps interest rates, guidance unchanged

The dollar edged lower on Thursday, but stayed above the 90 level, as the USA 10-year Treasury note continued to put pressure on the currency market , breaking through the 3 percent barrier for the first time since early 2014 this week. No change to the rates and the statement remains similar to what we've seen in March. The single currency rose 0.1 per cent to $1.2168 but remains 2-1/2 cents off levels hit only last week, after a bounce in US Treasury yields fired up dollar buying and ...

IOS 11 installed on 76% of iOS devices according to Apple

Apple has released iOS 11 .3.1 to address problems with touch input caused by third-party screen repairs. In comparison, the majority of Android installs (26%) are on Marshmallow, which first debuted back in 2015, followed by Nougat at 23%, which debuted in 2016.

Grab the Xiaomi Mi A1 from RM699 Today

The Redmi Note model also comes bundled with a few other offers from MobiKwik, Hungama Music, and more. A Snapdragon 660 processor is expected to take center stage, alongside either 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 32GB, 64GB, or 128GB of ROM. Mi A2 India launch is yet to be confirmed by Xiaomi . If we talk about the camera , It has the 12MP rear camera along with LED flashlight and it is capable of clicking pictures even in low light.

Meteorite Diamonds Could Shed Light On A Lost Planet

It all starts with dust grains in the protoplanetary disc around a young star. Most planetesimals stay that size. Unlike other meteorites , which can be traced to parent bodies such as asteroids, Mars or the moon by comparing the ratios of different varieties of elements, these rocks have no known source.

Trump to Russia: Get ready for strike on Syria

President Donald Trump warned Russian Federation on Wednesday that it should "get ready" for a missile strike on Syria, vowing to thwart any missile defenses. Earlier in the day the leader of the UK Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, demanded to hold a parliamentary vote to green-light a potential military strike against Syria, the Sky News broadcaster reported .

Trump to Skip South America Summit to Focus on Syria

A limited USA airstrike against Syria - similar to a year ago - is unlikely to hurt President Bashar Assad's growing strength in his country or change the course of the civil war, analysts said Monday. "We assess what has taken place and we'll also be discussing with our allies what action is necessary", said British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday.

Tesla assuages cash concerns with promise of Model 3 progress

Despite what some experts have been predicting, Tesla says it will not need an equity or debt raise this year other than standard credit lines. Invest wisely, my friends. The firm said in a statement it had doubled its weekly Model 3 production rate in the third quarter. Baird analyst Ben Kallo also maintained his Outperform rating on Tesla stocks.

IPhone update lets you turn off battery slow-down setting

Apple is also adding a new Health Records feature for hospitals and clinics that will allow consumers to see their available medical data in the Health app . The update also brings more accurate mapping for surfaces that are irregular, such as round tables, and more advanced computer vision to locate 2D items like signs.