Microsoft launches Office 2016 for Mac for Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft launches Office 2016 for Mac for Office 365 subscribers

Washington, July 10 - Microsoft has officially launched its Office 2016 for Mac.

Office 2016 is already available across Windows, Android and iOS devices. The introduction of a new version for OS X brings a many new features.

According to the Techcrunch. com, the company said that the updated software is first being made available to Office 365 subscribers that are those who have either an Office 365 Home, Personal, Business, Business Premium, E3 or ProPlus subscription.

Microsoft said that depending on their needs the users can buy Office 365 subscription. Office 365 Personal will sell at USD 6.99 for home users and Office 365 Home will sell at USD 9.99 per month. Also, plans are available for students to give Office 2016 for Mac for free or for a significant discount.


Super-sized black hole grew faster than its galaxy, claim scientists

Super-sized black hole grew faster than its galaxy, claim scientists

Washington DC, 10 July - Scientists have identified a massive black hole in the early universe that grew way faster than its host galaxy.

The discovery runs counter to most observations about black holes, which are massive areas of space with extraordinarily strong gravity that can pull in anything -- even light. In most cases, black holes and their host galaxies expand at the same rate.


Global Warming was `trapped` in Indian, Pacific Oceans temporarily

Global Warming was `trapped` in Indian, Pacific Oceans temporarily

Washington DC, 10 July - NASA scientists studied ocean temperature measurements, and have found that in recent years extra heat from greenhouse gases has been trapped in the waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans.

The new study used ocean temperature measurements from a global array of 3,500 Argo floats and other ocean sensors, and the researchers say this shifting pattern of ocean heat accounts for the slowdown in the global surface temperature trend observed during the past decade.


Peppermint oil, cinnamon have chronic wound healing power

Peppermint oil, cinnamon have chronic wound healing power

Washington, 9 July : Scientists have found that peppermint oil and cinnamon could help treat chronic wounds.

The researchers have found a way to package antimicrobial compounds from peppermint and cinnamon in tiny capsules that can both kill biofilms and actively promote healing.

The new material could be used as a topical antibacterial treatment and disinfectant.


Diamond prices decline in June: Rapaport Study

Diamond prices decline in June: Rapaport Study

New York, July 9 - Diamond prices continued to soften in the month June with many categories trading at deep discounts to the Rapaport Price List.

Markets were relatively quiet as U. S. demand after the JCK Las Vegas show was weaker than in previous years, and Far East demand remains cautious. Diamond manufacturers are under pressure and continue to lose money on their rough supply.

The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPIa,¢) for 1-carat laboratory-graded diamonds fell 0.9 percent during June. RAPI for 0.30-carat diamonds declined 2.5 percent and RAPI for 0.50-carat diamonds dropped 2.6 percent. RAPI for 3- carat diamonds decreased 1.7 percent.

RAPI for 1-carat diamonds fell 1.6 percent during the second quarter of 2015 and on July 1, 2015 was down 15.3 percent from a year earlier.


Tinder launches verified profiles for celebrities

Tinder launches verified profiles for celebrities

Washington, July 8 - Tinder has officially launched verified profiles for celebrities and other notable figures.

According to the Techcrunch. com, the users will see a little blue check mark by the name of these users that verifies that they are exactly who they say they are.

Tinder said in a blog that the users may see a verified symbol on some profiles. Now when notable public figures, celebrities and athletes appear in the user's recommendations, they will know it is real.

Tinder also revealed that it is seeing 26 million matches per day. (ANI)


Smart-phone can harm your 'learning process'

Smart-phone can harm your 'learning process'

Washington DC, July 8 - A recent study on the first-time smart-phone users revealed that people feel smart-phones are actually detrimental to their ability to learn.

Conducted by the Rice University, the research paper 'You Can Lead a Horse to Water But You Cannot Make Him Learn: Smartphone Use in Higher Education' reveals the self-rated impact of smart-phones among the users.

Assistant professor Philip Kortum said that smart-phone technology has been penetrating world markets, becoming abundant in most college settings, and they were interested to see how students with no prior experience using smart-phones thought they impacted their education.


New `Miss USA` hosts announced

New `Miss USA` hosts announced

Washington DC, July 8 - Its official! Todd Newton, Alex Wehrley and Julie Alexandria will be the new hosts of 'Miss USA.'

Interestingly, two of the three hosts come with beauty pageant experience as Wehrley was Miss USA Wisconsin in 2009 and Newton hosted Miss Universe in 2001, reported TMZ. com.

Talking about the Reelz Channel's show, the 'Hollywood Showdown' host tweeted, "As a TV host there are few stages more iconic than that of #MissUSA. Politics play no part. For me it's all about putting on a great show."

Previously, the original hosts Cheryl Burke, Thomas Roberts and Jeannie Mai had dropped out of the show in the wake of pageant owner Donald Trump 's comments about Mexican immigrants. (ANI)


Hillary talks Donald Trump on first TV interview as Presidential candidate

Hillary Clinton

Washington DC, July 8 - Hillary Clinton recently gave her first television interview to CNN after announcing her Presidential candidature and she had a lot to talk.

The 67-year-old Former United States Secretary of State covered a wide range of topics including Donald Trump, Saturday Night Live and whose face should on 10 US dollar bill.

Admitted to be "very disappointed" in Trump's latest comments, Clinton said that the Republican Party were just hostile towards immigrants and didn't want to provide a path to citizenship, which was not right.

Since they weren't going to deport 12 million people, they shouldn't be breaking up families, she added.


This smartphone app will tell you when to stop drinking

This smartphone app will tell you when to stop drinking

Washington DC, July 7 - A new smartphone app has been developed that will warn you if you go over the recommended maximum daily/weekly units of alcohol and this way you will be able to manage your alcohol intake.

The study conducted by BMJ explained that the alcohol tracker app has in built psychological therapies that will help alcoholic app users to stay at bay from hazardous drinking habits and also that this app is based on the clinical evidence of what works best.

This new alcohol track app will enable the users to log the number of beers/shots/glasses of wine they have knocked in a day, after which the app calculates the unit and warns the user once the daily or weekly limits have been exceeded.

The app will also provide links to alcohol help-lines.


Healthy lifestyle halves the risk of heart failure post age 65

Healthy lifestyle halves the risk of heart failure post age 65

Washington DC, July 7 : A new study has revealed that people who follow healthy lifestyle avoid obesity and are half likely to have heart failure than those who have zero or low-risk factors after turning 65.

The American College of Cardiology study analysed 4,500 adults for two decades and observed that adults who walked briskly, were moderately active in their leisure time, drank moderately, didn't smoke and avoided obesity had half the risk of heart failure as compared to adults who did not optimise these modifiable risk factors.


Microsoft renames Xbox Music to Groove

Microsoft renames Xbox Music to Groove

Washington, July : Microsoft has changed the name of Xbox Music, and now, it will be called Groove. The Xbox Video will now be known as Movies and TV

According to thenextweb. com, Microsoft says that the name change is to make the content in the app more identifiable for their broad customer base.

The changes will be introduced in Windows 10 PCs and in the coming months released to other devices.

Groove will feature an updated interface for better music management and an improved listening experience. Also, new menus and navigation controls are will be easier to use with a keyboard/mouse or touchscreen


Hundreds killed in Yemen as Saudi steps up airstrikes

Hundreds killed in Yemen as Saudi steps up airstrikes

New York, July 7 - Hundreds of people have died in Yemen after airstrikes have been stepped up in the country over the past three days, health workers and security officials said.

The airstrikes were carried out by a military coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, which has been trying to defeat the Houthis, a Shiite rebel group from northern Yemen for months, reported New York Times.

On Monday, 80 people were killed in a twin blast near the southern port city of Aden and in the Amran Province in the north, according to a local security official.

Smaller casualties were reported in separate attacks.

Full-scale war in Yemen erupted in March, when Saudi Arabia launched its offensive to drive the Houthis from the capital, Sana'a. (ANI)


Baker couple 'silenced' for refusing to bake cake for gay wedding

Baker couple 'silenced' for refusing to bake cake for gay wedding

Washington DC, 7 July - After the Christian owners of the bakery Sweet Cakes By Melissa refused to bake a cake for a gay wedding, the authorities slapped them with a fine and a cease and desist order.

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI) have ordered owners Aaron and Melissa Klein to pay 135,000 US dollars to a lesbian couple they turned away in 2013 as compensation, Fox News reported.

In addition to this, the state also banned the bakers from speaking publicly about their refusal to participate in or bake wedding cakes for same-sex nuptials.

Mrs. Klein wrote on Facebook that the order stripped them off of all their First Amendment rights, as now they neither had freedom of religion or freedom of speech.


Who Deleted Me on Facebook app allows users to see who deleted them on Facebook

Who Deleted Me on Facebook app allows users to see who deleted them on Facebook

Washington, July 6 : Who Deleted Me on Facebook app has been released on Android and iOS, which allows users to keep track of their friends list.

According to thenextweb.com, the app is similar to Who Unfollowed Me for Twitter, which tells the users when friends have disappeared from their list and whether they have deactivated their accounts or actually deleted the user.

When the users download the app it will not show them friends who have deleted them in the earlier period. It only starts tracking from the time the user activate it.

Also, it shows the users their newest friends, people they have chosen to block and a 'last seen' stamp for everyone in their list.


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