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Etisalat exclusively offers Xbox One S all-digital edition in UAE - Dotemirates

Etisalat exclusively offers Xbox One S all-digital edition in UAE

Etisalat is exclusively launching the Xbox One S all-digital edition, which is now available across all Etisalat stores in the UAE, through www.etisalat.ae, and My Etisalat UAE app. Khaled Elkhouly, Chief Consumer Officer, said: "We are extremely delighted to have tied up with Microsoft to bring the much-awaited Xbox One S All-Digital Edition to our customers in the UAE. Our Smart Pay options of 12, 18 and 24 months will make it highly affordable for all customer segments to get their hands on this highly desired disc-free and completely digital device that comes with three free games."According to Microsoft, the...


19/06/2019

New study to examine feeding habits of Cape Cod great whites

Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region's great white sharks following last year's two attacks on humans, including the state's first fatal one in more than 80 years. The hope is that the work, which starts in the coming days, contributes critical information to the ongoing debate over how to keep Cape beachgoers safe, said state marine biologist Greg Skomal, who has been studying the region's great whites for years and is leading the new effort. "If we can figure out how, where and when these sharks are...
19/06/2019

Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste

Growing numbers of people are using technology such as phone apps to reduce food waste and the carbon emissions it creates. Some build online communities to share food before throwing it away. Others team up with supermarkets to create applications that alert consumers when groceries are about to expire and are marked down. In Germany, phone apps are becoming popular to find discounted, unsold food from restaurants. While it's unclear how big an impact such efforts have in ultimately reducing emissions, they reflect how environmental concerns are growing and shaping the behavior of consumers and businesses.
19/06/2019

Polar bear spotted in Russian city, far from normal habitat

An emaciated polar bear has been sighted in a Russian industrial city in Siberia, far south of its normal hunting grounds. Interested in Russia? Add Russia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Russia Add Interest Emergency officials in the city of Norilsk in a statement on Tuesday warned local residents about a bear that has been spotted in one city district. Anatoly Nikolaichuk, chief of the local hunting department, told the Tass news agency said that the last time a polar bear was seen in the area...

19/06/2019

Israel holds large military drill amid US-Iran tensions

Israel wrapped up its largest military drill in years on Wednesday, with thousands of troops from the army, navy and air force simulating a future war with the militant Lebanese Hezbollah group amid fears that Iran would draw its Shiite proxy into the recent growing tensions in the Persian Gulf. The Israeli military said the four-day exercise had been planned long in advance and focused on the immersion of all branches against threats emanating from Israel's north. It included a large deployment of unmanned aircraft and the first use of the F-35 stealth fighter planes to prepare for scenarios of...

Melting ice threatens the coastal area of Greenland

Scientists say 2019 could be another annus horribilis for the Arctic with record temperatures already registered in Greenland – giant melting icicle that threatens to submerge the world's coastal areas one day. "It's possible that we could break the records set in 2012 for both lowest Arctic sea ice extent ...and for record high Greenland ice sheet melt," warned Ruth Mottram, a climatologist at the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI). "It is very much dependent on weather conditions this year." A striking photograph of the early ice melt taken last week by a DMI scientist in north-western Greenland has gone viral....
19/06/2019

Facebook urged to pause Libra crypto-currency project

A US lawmaker has said Facebook should delay the launch of its Libra crypto-currency - hours after the social network formally announced the project.Libra, set to be launched next year, will let people make payments via Facebook's apps and WhatsApp.But the company should wait until the US Congress has examined the project, according to the chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee.Facebook said it looked forward to responding to policymakers' questions."Given the company's troubled past, I am requesting that Facebook agree to a moratorium on any movement forward on developing a crypto-currency until Congress and regulators have the opportunity to...