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Earth's Next Major Extinction Event Has Already Started

Earth's Next Major Extinction Event Has Already Started

Lead author Professor Gerardo Ceballos , an ecology professor from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, said : "The situation has become so bad it would not be ethical not to use strong language". Large regions in all continents have lost 50 percent or more of the populations of the evaluated mammals from 1900 to 2015. Climate change , caused by the burning of fossil fuels, is sending toxic chemicals into the environment; forests and other habitats are being repurposed for ...


Will discuss Tejashwi Yadav again after four days: JD(U)

Will discuss Tejashwi Yadav again after four days: JD(U)

Sushil, who is the Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council, said that the RJD's one-liner of "political vendetta" will not serve the goal. Amid reports of a widening rift between JD (U) and ally RJD, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who heads the 3-party coalition government in the state which also includes the Congress , chaired a meeting of JD (U) legislators, party office bearers and district unit chiefs where he referred to political sacrifices he made for ensuring probity in public ...


Facebook rolls out Messenger ads globally

Facebook rolls out Messenger ads globally

Ads will start appearing in the home tab starting later this month for a "small percentage of people". However, Facebook Messenger already lets businesses have conversations with users who click on their ads in the Messenger app, as well as on Instagram and in Facebook's News Feed.


Louis Vuitton launches Android Wear-powered Tambour Horizon smartwatch

Louis Vuitton launches Android Wear-powered Tambour Horizon smartwatch

Massively expensive by Android Wear smartwatch standards, but a great deal if you're comparing to other Louis Vuitton watches that can approach $10,000. To celebrate the launch, Vuitton tapped Jennifer Connolly, Jaden Smith, Catherine Deneuve, Miranda Kerr and more to star in the watch campaign titled 'Connected Journeys'.


Microsoft Reveals Azure Stack to Compete with Amazon Web Services

Microsoft Reveals Azure Stack to Compete with Amazon Web Services

The company also unveiled several other new offerings during the first full day of Inspire, including the coming support for virtualization for some Windows 10 business subscribers, new Azure Stack capabilities for hybrid cloud deployments, and new services and support for Surface partners.