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Hundreds of Saudis attend Abe's banquet for King Salman

The two countries on Monday also signed economic cooperation agreements in industry, energy and finance and on setting up a possible special economic zone in Saudi Arabia. The king and his delegation continue their four-day visit to Japan through Wednesday. The Nikkei business daily also reported that Toyota Motor is looking at building a vehicle assembly plant in the Middle East country.

Google's New Cloud Spanner Makes It Easier Yet to Buy Cloud

Google's artificial intelligence breaks down the video into shots, and provides an analysis of the content of each shot along with a probability score. Google aims to woo enterprise customers with cloud-based data analytics and artificial-intelligence tools. Google Photos was launched in May 2015, but it may be some months before the first services that utilize the Video Intelligence API start appearing.

Violence in Myanmar as rebel groups attack authorities in border region

During the 2015 conflicts , almost 50 soldiers died, while tens of thousands fled across the border to China's southern province of Yunnan. The office of military Commander-in-Chief Senior Gen. Khu Oo Reh, leader of the UNFC delegation, said Friday that if Myanmar's powerful military agreed to their nine-point proposal, the rebel alliance would sign the 2015 Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) - inked by the previous quasi-civilian government and eight out of the 15 groups invited.

Poland: stance against Warsaw on EU's Tusk would defy tradition

But EU leaders this afternoon confirmed Tusk for another term as European Council president. As leader of centre-right Civic Platform, his chief rival then was the nationalist Law and Justice Party (PiS), which is now in power. " Tusk has a very strong position ", an European Union official told AFP, as Poland has no veto in the decision and is likely to be supported only by Hungary, led by the eurosceptic Viktor Orban .

RadioShack files Chapter 11 - again

It's the second time in two years Radio Shack has been the subject of a Chapter 11 filing. Over the same time, we integrated FedEx pickup / drop-off into 140 RadioShack locations, delivered to customers over 700,000 Hulu login pins and sold more than a million RadioShack private brand headphones and speakers delivering high quality, value-based audio products to consumers across the country.

Facebook 360 Debuts On Samsung Gear VR

And the service is helping creators to film their first 360-degree videos with a new 360 Video School , which offers tutorials for 360 video recording and editing. The debut also includes a 360-degree video marketplace where viewers can browse videos published by Vimeo creators, through Vimeo On Demand , and purchase or rent the videos.

More than 100K are watching a livestream of a giraffe giving birth

Zookeepers and veterinarians didn't know Kipele was pregnant until recently. The Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York is live-streaming as their 15-year-old giraffe, April and her mate, Oliver welcome their baby. Then the mother cleans the calf off before the baby begins to walk, according to the channel's giraffe birthing guide. The Animal Adventure Park says they can not keep the calf because it would lead to incestuous mating and would "undermine the genetics of the ...

Cowboys Rumors: Tony Romo to Denver Broncos Likely to Happen, Here's Why

Prescott, a fourth-round pick a year ago, threw for 3,667 yards with 23 touchdowns and just four interceptions while helping to lead the Cowboys to a 13-3 record and an NFC East division title. The Broncos offense finished No. 27 in the National Football League in total yards and No. 22 in points scored. "Is he ready? I'm not sure", Joseph said.

Breath of the Wild World Map has been Uncovered

To pitch the game, Fujibayashi created this 2D prototype, in which he could shake trees with the wind, roll logs into the river, and shoot arrows through flames to create fire arrows. Streamer SethBling received an early Switch and a copy of Zelda after he made his speedrun intentions clear to Nintendo. Watch our behind-the-scenes video at the top of the story, listen to the podcast above or download it as an MP3 .

Indian engineer shot dead in U.S. in possible hate crime

The FBI is now investigating possible motives for the crime at Austins Bar and Grill, with race among them. Purinton, 51, was taken into custody about five hours after the shooting after he told a bartender at an Applebee's some 70 miles away in Clinton, Missouri, that he had been involved in a shooting.

Indians were a little careless, says Gavaskar after 333-run loss

They could not have asked for anything more. "Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties" is one of the favourite phrases of television commentators. In any case, Australia had won all four tosses back in 2013. "If David Warner hadn't got out then he wouldn't have even thought about it". "It's fine.

Countdown begins: 6 months to the total solar eclipse

On February 26, the Moon on its orbital tilt is going to pass between the Earth and the Sun, causing the first solar eclipse of this year. You'll need to mark the date down in your calendar (although it depends where you're based), because you won't want to miss what is, in my opinion, the best type of solar eclipse: February 26 is going to be a night to remember, as long as you're in the right location.

Instagram will now let you upload 10 photos at once

As for filters, you can either blanket all your selections with the same one , or apply them individually. These posts have a single caption and are square-only for now. The process for picking the right photo to post on Instagram can be tedious, time consuming and above all, stressful. Instagram in its latest update now allows you to share up to 10 images and a video in one post .

Verizon to Offer 5G Service to Pilot Customers

The companies that Verizon is working with on this trial are members of Verizon's 5G Technology Forum (5GTF). 5G enable devices are now being manufactured according to the release along with chipsets and infrastructure products. The early 5G launch sees Verizon continuing with its strategy to focus on network quality in order to command a premium for its mobile services and maintain its lead in the U.S.

This Is the World's New Top Producer of Crude Oil

Despite signs that OPEC's agreement is holding, inventory levels are still very high in many parts of the world. "Prices are being supported by reasonable prospects for demand growth and by the supply outlook, but any rally is capped by the potential for increased production levels, particularly from the U.S".

So Long, Thimble: Hasbro Axes Classic Monopoly Token

Ahead of Toy Fair, Monopoly-owner Hasbro has revealed that the iconic thimble token will be removed from the game. In January, the company launched a worldwide vote, asking fans to pick eight tokens to be included in the next generation of the game.

Were George Michael & Adele Friends? Her Grammys Tribute Was So Moving

Adele sparked a furor on social media for mentioning her "black friends" during her Album of the Year acceptance speech at the Grammys . They removed their trousers when accepting the award in homage to their earlier days when they watched the Grammys at home in their boxers.

India's growing 'low cost' space program

The Times stated that the mission constituted the largest satellite constellation ever launched into space. The PSLV-C37 lifted from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 9:28 am on February 15. Last June, India set a national record after it successfully launched a rocket carrying 20 satellites, including 13 from the US. "Over the past two decades, India has become a key player in the lucrative commercial space market offering a low-priced alternative".

Brain Measurements in First Year of Life May Indicate Autism Risk

For the second part of the experiment, the team created an algorithm that used the scans to correctly predict the onset of autism in 8 out of 10 high-risk infants. Previously, researchers were only able to identify behavioral changes that met the autistic criteria at age 2. "These longitudinal imaging studies, which follow the same infants as they grow older, are really starting to hone in on critical brain developmental processes that can distinguish children who go on to develop ASD and ...

'Pokemon Go': What Are Nanab Berries & Pinap Berries?

The full list of new Pokemon being added to the game has not been released , but Niantic Labs have confirmed that Chikorita , Cyndaquil , and Totodile will soon be available as part of the latest update . As is the case with normal Raspberries, it seems that Pok├ęStops are the only way you'll be able to get the items, and they will not be available in the game's shop.

Scientists Need Your Help Discovering the Next Exoplanet

By making the data public and user-friendly, the scientists hope to draw fresh eyes to the observations, which encompass nearly 61,000 measurements of more than 1,600 nearby stars. As per Stev Vogt, HIRES was whose brainchild, the advanced spectrometer has surely enabled the process of discovering newer exoplanets even though it isn't what it was supposed to do.

Verizon Brings Back "Unlimited" Data Plan Starting Tomorrow for $80

Sprint took advantage of that promotional blunder by offering its own unlimited plan for $50 per month for a limited time. Those of you keeping score at home will notice that's $18 per line, which is a little bit insane. The second line will remain at Dollars 40 per month while line 3-5 will cost USD 30 per month, with AutoPay. Sprint has an excellent offer for you! Sprint said new customers have limited time to sign up to receive the discounted pricing.

Final Fantasy XV DLC, FF15 update trailer, Nintendo Switch games plans

After that is "Episode Gladiolus" which will be out on March 28th. A range of new FFXV DLC content is being developed by Square Enix, which will focus on providing new playable characters, headed by the companions found in the vanilla storyline.

Tesla Model S P100D resets 0-60mph record: 2.28 seconds

During a recent test by Motor Trend , the Tesla Model S P100D managed to reach 60mph from a standstill in just 2.28 seconds. Elon Musk's Tesla Model S has beaten the likes of Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 to become the world's quickest vehicle.

Man Sought After Explosion Rocks Customer-Packed Restaurant in Pasadena

While its exact nature hasn't been released, authorities described the explosive as a "homemade pyrotechnic device" that was seemingly designed to create a loud noise and not "injure or maim", police told NBC L.A. Authorities could not be reached Friday morning for additional comment. It opens at 11 a.m. Pasadena Police Detectives is spearheading the investigation, and "out of an abundance of caution", Federal authorities have been notified, police said.

See a 'firehose' of lava shooting into the ocean

During one exceptionally large burst, spatter as thrown about twice the height of the sea cliff. With the discovery of a hot ground crack in the sea cliff overhead, the site is considered to be extremely unstable. Deadly eruptions are common from the youngest and most active of the U.S. state's five volcanos. For hiking tips, visit the park website, here. The video, shot by John Tarson of Epic Lava Tours at a safe distance, shows a couple of tiny figures climbing on the steep cliff near ...

Apple Withdraws Applications Developed by Iranians From the App Store

The legacy 32-bit apps in the App Store are still supported, but Apple is unlikely to drop support with the iOS 10.3. Over 40 million smartphones, or which six million are iPhones, are now used by Iranians. "We encourage you to resubmit your application once global trade laws are revised to allow this functionality", added Apple's response. It is likely the problem lies within the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations (31 CFR Part 560 ) issued by the U.S.

Ancient Meteorites Shed Light On Asteroid Mystery

Heck's colleagues traveled to a Russian river valley, where an ancient seafloor lies exposed. This lends further insight on more collisions in the solar system's ancient past and therefore its evolution. It's much more common for meteorites today to come from undifferentiated bodies, which remained mixtures of rock, dust and metal. The researchers took advantage of a lucky fact: chromites and chrome spinels, the key grains necessary to determine the age and makeup of a micrometeorite, are ...

Phil Mickelson believes Tiger Woods is 'too good not to' win again

Woods withdrew later that morning with tightness in his back and walked away from competition for 10 weeks to work on his game until returning at the Masters. Nobody is saying Woods has observed too many birthdays. The tournament last year finished on a Monday (wind) for the second time in four years. Woods last played a PGA Tour event at the Wyndham Championship in August 2015 in a last-minute effort to qualify for the tour's postseason.

Google I/O 2017 takes place between May 17-19

As 9to5Google pointed out, the official Android Developers account posted a cryptic tweet with some numbers, which held the details for the date and location of the 2017 Google I/O developer conference . Google I/O dates and location seem to have been set. We expect this year Google will arrange a new system to avoid the long lines. Last year, Google announced Android N development program, mobile VR platform Daydream, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based messaging app Allo, video ...