Summary August 18, 2017

  • Cloud9 and North will perform at DreamHack Montreal 2017

    Cloud9 and North will perform at the Montreal 2017 DreamHack CS:GO. Announcement appeared on the account of the organizers of the tournament on Twitter.

  • Toronto agreed to one-year contract with McDaniels

    “The Toronto raptors” has agreed to a one-year partially guaranteed contract with shooting guard K. J. McDaniels, according to ESPN.

  • Canada ended its military mission in Poland

    The canadian military are leaving Poland in connection with the completion of a three-year mission in the country. About it reported in a press-service of the Ministry of national defence.

  • Smart-column Google Home learning how to call and receive calls

    So far, the option to receive calls will receive only users of the Google from Home USA and Canada. Calling will be possible only with mobile numbers of the said States, and it is absolutely unimportant, whether it is landline or mobile.

  • Vancouver begins the fight against disposable products

    Every week in Vancouver throw away 2.6 million disposable coffee cups. They account for 22% of all large debris discovered on city streets. Cups and containers is almost 50% of all items collected in public waste containers.

  • Zvyagintsev’s film “Dislike” is nominated for “Oscar”

    The filmmakers ‘Dislike’ plan to push a picture on “Oscar” from Russia, said producer Alexander Rodnyansky. In his opinion, it is not about choosing the best Russian film that is impossible because of the subjectivity of the criteria, and the choice of film that can win.

  • In Canada since the beginning of the year detained more than 11 thousand illegal immigrants from USA

    More than 11 thousand illegal immigrants crossed the Canada-U.S. border since the beginning of this year. On Thursday TASS said the official representative of the Royal canadian mounted police (RCMP) Harold Pfleiderer.

  • Team Canada defeated the St. Petersburg “SKA-Neva” with the score 4:0

    Team Canada defeated the St. Petersburg “SKA-Neva” with the score 4:0 and took third place in the tournament name Nicholas Puchkova.

  • Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow came to children’s hospital

    American actor johnny Depp, as Jack Sparrow from “Pirates of the Caribbean” came to one of the children’s hospital in Vancouver, reports the CBC.

  • The canadian lost the ring 13 years ago and found it on the carrots

    A resident found the lost 13 years ago a diamond ring in her garden.

  • “Dislike” Zvyagintsev will be shown at festivals in Toronto and San Sebastian

    The film Andrei Zvyagintsev’s “Dislike” will be shown to the audience at the festival in Toronto as part of the prestigious program of “Master”. The festival will be held in Canada from 7 to 17 September. It is noted that the display in Torono will premiere in North America.

  • A dangerous virus has attacked the application for call taxi

    Experts antivirus company “Kaspersky Lab” said that the new modification of the banking Trojan virus Faketoken attacked a mobile application for the call taxi services for booking of air tickets, as well as applications for payment of fines for traffic violations.

  • Sony will release the project about Chernobyl for PlayStation VR

    Sony has announced the imminent release of the project for the PlayStation VR, dedicated to Chernobyl. It is stated in the PlayStation blog and in a video posted on YouTube.

  • Near the ISS has seen the secret NASA “Red dragon”

    Near the ISS noticed the UFO the secret NASA “Red dragon”. On Youtube 16 Aug appeared the video, which depicted an unknown red object. Ufologists believe that this is a secret NASA project to monitor the space.

  • “Roscosmos” took the design layout of the station “Luna-25″

    “Roscosmos” took the design layout of the space station “Luna-25″, developed in the framework of experimental design work (OKR) “Luna-glob”, the start of the mission is scheduled for 2019, the report said the state Corporation.

  • NASA explained the origin of giant snails on Pluto

    The national aeronautic and space USA (NASA) gave an explanation over reports about the huge snails supposedly detected on the surface of Pluto.

  • Scientists have discovered a white dwarf that survived supernova explosion

    The researchers are currently still do not know how to appear like a supernova. Unusual white dwarf, found by astronomers, is located in the constellation URSA Minor. Scientists said that the space object in some unusual way survived the supernova explosion.

  • Personal information of 1.8 million residents, Chicago was in free access

    In error free access to the personal data of more than 1.8 million voters who live in Chicago, Illinois. Relevant data were presented in one of the reports of CNN.

  • The suit of the drawings Yaroslavl cancer patients will be sent to NASA

    The suit of the drawings Yaroslavl cancer patients will be sent to NASA. Art project kicks off on Friday, August 18. Its creators – NASA astronaut Nicole Stott and artist Ian SAYEN.

  • MCC: sketch of a new carrier rocket “Soyuz-5″ will be presented in November

    The design of the new carrier rocket “Soyuz-5″, whose launch is scheduled for 2022, will present in November, said General Director of RSC Energia Vladimir Solntsev. At the present time, RSC Energia is engaged in the development of “Soyuz-5″.

  • The “Classmates” appeared “in the Mood”

    The social network began to operate the new service. The social network “Odnoklassniki” has a new feature called “Mood”. It will create new statuses to users on a bright background.

  • Yandex intends to accelerate the uploading of site content

    Representatives of the company Yandex intends to speed up the download of content sites. Especially for this will be updated in the so-called “Turbo”. According to programmers, this significantly accelerates the download process when using the mobile Internet.

  • Samsung recalls more than 10 thousands of explosive batteries

    More than 10 thousand explosive batteries were withdrawn by the representatives of the Korean company Samsung. We are talking about faults present in the model Galaxy Note 4. According to press reports, the reason for this was the danger of ignition of the battery.

  • Internet users accused of “smart” dispenser for soap in racism

    A Twitter user posted a video in which the black man cannot take advantage of “smart” dispenser for soap. It turned out that the device only works on fair-skinned people.

  • Russian cosmonauts have completed the planned work in the space

    Astronauts from Russia, Fyodor Yurchikhin and Sergey Ryazansky completed the planned work in the open space and returned to the Russian segment of the International space station. It is known that their presence in space, took 7 hours and 34 minutes instead of the planned 6 hours and 05 minutes.

  • IPhone named the world’s most popular smartphone

    According to experts, in the period from April to June was shipped 16.9 million iPhone 7 and 7 Plus 15.1 million. It is noted that iPhone 7 is the most popular model for the time of the release of Apple smartphones, writes Tape.ru.

  • Free Wi-Fi in transport Muscovites seemed Intrusive

    The operator of the “Maximalism” that started in Moscow free Wi-Fi network with a single ID MT_FREE in 2016 and promises that it will soon introduce an updated version of the app, which will prevent automatic connecting to unwanted networks in certain areas or forms of transport.

  • Google has added new features to its collaboration in Documents

    Google has updated Google Docs, sheets, and slides, adding a few innovations. Most of them touched on the options for joint work. Also the service received support for Google Cloud Search.

  • Microsoft have added Skype a few long-awaited features

    For computers Microsoft has released a new Skype, which has several long awaited new features. Microsoft have added Skype a few long-awaited functions and while they’re only available in a preliminary version, which can set every.

  • Google launched a feature of the analysis of the level of allergens in the air

    The company Google introduced in its search engine function which is able to determine the level of allergens in the air depending on the user’s location. In order to function showed the level of allergens around, the user needs to enter a search query.

  • Kudryavtsev criticized the “Yandex” for “Turbo page”

    Media Manager, citing his personal experience, said that in case of refusal of connection to the “Turbo” edition downgrade in search results. He also stressed that “Yandex” did not discuss the launch of the service “Turbo page” with the media before you activate this service.

  • A dangerous virus has attacked the application for call taxi

    Experts antivirus company “Kaspersky Lab” said that the new modification of the banking Trojan virus Faketoken attacked a mobile application for the call taxi services for booking of air tickets, as well as applications for payment of fines for traffic violations.

  • Google has released a search app for countries with slow Internet connection

    Google is testing a new program Search Lite for users in emerging countries where the speed of the Network connection is poor. So far, the “Lite” version of the search application from the Google Play store can download only the residents of Indonesia.

  • In Instagram appeared an opportunity to create comment threads

    The developers of the photo service Instagram has completely redesigned the functionality of the review, introducing an opportunity to respond on the record to specific users, translating a separate topic in a new discussion.

  • The “Classmates” appeared “in the Mood”

    The social network began to operate the new service. The social network “Odnoklassniki” has a new feature called “Mood”. It will create new statuses to users on a bright background.

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