Science


Drone saves swimmers in 'world-first rescue' Drone saves swimmers in 'world-first rescue'
- January 20, 2018

Lifesavers then sent the drone to drop an inflatable rescue pod, enabling the swimmers to escape the danger and make it safely to shore. The advantage with using a drone was that instead of travelling through the unsteady water, it can fly to the swimmers. (more...)
Donald Trump likes to get spanked, according to mistress Donald Trump likes to get spanked, according to mistress
- January 20, 2018

Daniels discussed spending time with Trump at a hotel party, which Roethlisberger also attended. " Donald Trump? " Dube wrote to the consultant in an email. The affair had already produced the sordid reveal that Trump told Daniels that she reminded him of his daughter, which is what attracted him to her. (more...)
Among Warmest Years On Record Among Warmest Years On Record
- January 19, 2018

According to NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information, 2017 attained a temperature of 1.51 degrees Fahrenheit (0.84 degrees Celsius), higher than the mediocre temperature witnessed in the 1900s. "The long-term temperature trend is far more important than the ranking of individual years, and that trend is an upward one", Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said. (more...)
North American Car, Truck and Utility of the year revealed North American Car, Truck and Utility of the year revealed
- January 16, 2018

Foreign brands made up all of the nominees for Utility Vehicle of the Year, with the Volvo XC60 claiming the crown ahead of the Honda Odyssey minivan and Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV, the first Italian-made vehicle up for the award. "Honda seems to have executed some sort of magic trick", Chris Paukert, a juror from CNET, said. The award caps a positive year for Ford trucks, which saw a 4.3-percent annual pop in segment sales, and a poor term for the Lincoln brand, which saw a 17-percent sales ... (more...)
Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers
- January 12, 2018

As expected the Redux website is now down and Google is expected to officially announce the acquisition. Chief executive Nedko Ivanov, who left in August according to his LinkedIn profile, said in 2016 that the company hoped to break even by 2018 . (more...)
It's not official, but sources say the secretive Zuma satellite was lost It's not official, but sources say the secretive Zuma satellite was lost
- January 11, 2018

SpaceX's review so far indicates that 'no design, operational or other changes are needed, ' Shotwell said. "For clarity: after review of all data to date, Falcon 9 did everything correctly on Sunday night", Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer for SpaceX, said in an emailed statement to Newsweek. (more...)
Spectre and Meltdown Exploits Spectre and Meltdown Exploits
- January 10, 2018

AMD said on the same day that the issue would affect mainly its decade-old Athlon X2 chips. While the principal companies involved have been coy about the performance impact that results from the patches recommended to deal with these issues, others have provided more details about exactly what type of applications are affected. (more...)
YouTube responds to Logan Paul controversy YouTube responds to Logan Paul controversy
- January 03, 2018

He seems aware that the site is sometimes chosen for suicides, but is surprised to come across what appears to be a hanging victim. He briefly mentioned the encounter with a body at the start of the video , saying, "That was weird". In an intro to the video - titled "We saw a dead body in the Japanese Suicide Forest" - Paul says: "this is not clickbait". "I don't expect to be forgiven". (more...)
An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018 An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018
- December 30, 2017

Native Americans knew the full moon of January as the Wolf Moon, a time when wolves roamed the edges of the village in search of whatever food they might find. And, that super/blue moon on January 31 will have a red sheen to it, because it will be part of a lunar eclipse , according to NASA . "About twice each year, a full Moon lines up perfectly with the Earth and Sun such that Earth's shadow totally blocks the Sun's light, which would normally reflect off the Moon", NASA said. (more...)
Nintendo Risks Pissing Off Developers With Delay Of 64 GB Game Cards Nintendo Risks Pissing Off Developers With Delay Of 64 GB Game Cards
- December 28, 2017

This has seen a $10 premium on the Switch version of L.A. Noire, and Square Enix adding on extra for its Dragon Quest Heroes games as the latter ships on the bigger 32GB cartridge . As Kotaku previously reported , Nintendo's Switch games keep their size slim, with downloads for Super Mario Odyssey , Arms and Splatoon 2 ranging from 2-6GB. (more...)
Facebook is giving the USA government more and more data Facebook is giving the USA government more and more data
- December 20, 2017

The report covers every information request from across the world over the first half of the year - apart from those subject to national security delays. The U.S., India, UK, Germany, and France were the most dynamic in making information demands, representing 41 percent, 12 percent, nine percent, seven percent and six percent of the numbers, individually. (more...)
OnePlus 5T 'Star Wars' edition phone in India for Rs 38999 OnePlus 5T 'Star Wars' edition phone in India for Rs 38999
- December 16, 2017

Those who are expecting any kind of cosmetic hardware changes will be disheartened. We reviewed the phone when it launched last month, and while it isn't radically different from its predecessor, it does have enough to keep OnePlus' flagship offerings relevant. (more...)
Mobile To Enter Streaming Video Arena After Buying Layer3 TV Mobile To Enter Streaming Video Arena After Buying Layer3 TV
- December 14, 2017

Likewise, Dish Network's modular, a la carte-oriented Sling TV, has been in the market for three years and has almost 2 million users. "People want their TV - they just don't want it from Big Cable ", he added. T-Mobile said that until the deal closes, there will be no changes to Layer3 TV's operations but indicated the existing service will be superseded by something else. (more...)
Amazon Music Unlimited and Amazon Echo reach 28 more countries
- December 10, 2017

Amazon Music Unlimited is a separate service that offers a wider selection than Prime Music. The project is known as Remix internally, and is due to launch in March 2018. YouTube is also in talks with the two others, Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group, and Merlin, a consortium of independent labels, the people said . (more...)
Two students shot outside Graham-Kapowsin High School, sheriff's office says Two students shot outside Graham-Kapowsin High School, sheriff's office says
- December 07, 2017

Doug Boyles, a spokesperson from the Bethel School District, confirmed that two victims are Graham-Kapowsin High School students, but didn't have more information. Witnesses described the suspects as black males who reportedly fled the scene in a green automobile, possibly a Chevrolet Impala or similar in appearance. (more...)
Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon 845 chipset goes official Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon 845 chipset goes official
- December 06, 2017

The laptop comes with Qualcomm's X16 LTE modem with speeds up to 1gbps, which is 3-7 times faster than average broadband speeds. The Snapdragon 845 is the spiritual successor to the Snapdragon 835 in more ways than one: the 835 used a 10nm manufacturing process, and the 845 is expected to use a more refined version of the same process. (more...)
Meet Micromax Bharat 5, the Rs 5555 Competitor to Xiaomi Redmi 5A Meet Micromax Bharat 5, the Rs 5555 Competitor to Xiaomi Redmi 5A
- December 02, 2017

The Bharat 5 runs Android Nougat out of the box. It has 1GB of DDR 3 RAM , 16GB of inbuilt storage and has 5000mAh battery that lasts two days long. 5555. The Micromax Bharat 5 has been priced at Rs. 5,555. The smartphone also features a 5-megapixel front-facing camera . It stands in fierce competition to rivals such as the Xiaomi Redmi 5A , which too banks customers on its battery power. (more...)
Internet must be open: TRAI backs net neutrality Internet must be open: TRAI backs net neutrality
- November 30, 2017

In February 2016, the Trai had ruled in favour of net neutrality by barring internet service providers from offering discriminatory tariffs for data. The move came after an extended campaign by internet activists against Facebook's free basics platform. "Networks should not prefer one content over other.should not block or offer fast lane (to certain content)", he said. (more...)
Black Friday isn't always best day to get deals Black Friday isn't always best day to get deals
- November 25, 2017

Traditionally the day after Thanksgiving, this year Black Friday falls on Friday November 25, 2016 What is the difference between Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Sears Holdings, which earlier this year warned there is "substantial doubt" it can remain in business, started its Black Friday sales at the beginning of November, putting virtually everything in both Sears and Kmart on sale. (more...)
Tencent will distribute PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in China Tencent will distribute PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in China "with socialist values"
- November 24, 2017

Outside of the lack of updates in preparation for the game's full launch, the biggest problem facing PUBG users around the world is the increase in cheaters. Tencent has also promised that it is reworking the game specifically for the Chinese audience. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ( PUBG ), one of the top-selling video games in 2017, is to be made available in China . (more...)
Apple acquires VRvana, heating up new AR headset rumors Apple acquires VRvana, heating up new AR headset rumors
- November 23, 2017

The new Totem also has a 120 degree field of view. The Totem's claim to fame was that it was both an AR and VR headset. Apple acquired the Montreal-based startup for $30 million United States dollars, two sources told the publication. (more...)
Apple HomePod delayed until 2018 Apple HomePod delayed until 2018
- November 18, 2017

The HomePod was revealed at Apple's developer conference , WWDC 2017, back in June. Powered by Apple ´s Siri digital assistant, HomePod is priced starting at $349, at the high end of the market, and is designed with high-quality audio to pair with the Apple Music subscription service. (more...)
Destiny 2 - Expansion I: Curse of Osiris Livestreams Destiny 2 - Expansion I: Curse of Osiris Livestreams
- November 16, 2017

Topside, players will be able to explore Mercury's Plains of Glass. While you were gunning your way through the campaign, "past and future" machines flocked to an ancient gate on Mercury to create an army with the goal of restructuring the entire universe as they see fit. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 XL Owners Facing Flashing Screen Issue Google Pixel 2 XL Owners Facing Flashing Screen Issue
- November 10, 2017

Most of the Pixel 2 devices users have reported random Android Auto crashes. There is a bit of good news, though: in that very same Google Product Forums thread, one user by the name of Adam Zeird has presented a workaround that seems to be working for some people, and it comes straight from the retro gamer's playbook. (more...)
Facebook Wants You To Upload Nudes Of Yourself To Stop Revenge Porn Facebook Wants You To Upload Nudes Of Yourself To Stop Revenge Porn
- November 09, 2017

According to ABC Australia , the new scheme means that people who are subjected to "image-based abuse" can now take action before pictures are posted on Facebook , Instagram or Messenger . A recent study found that one in five Australians have been victims of revenge porn . It works like this: you send Facebook your nudes, the company's software has a look and then image matching algorithms will continuously comb the site to make sure that no images matching your nudes are posted. (more...)
Study shows sheep can recognize celebrity faces Study shows sheep can recognize celebrity faces
- November 09, 2017

Can you tell fish or bird faces apart? Sheep now join other animals, including horses, dogs, rhesus macaques and mockingbirds, that are able to distinguish between individuals of other species. Scientists say the study could help advance research of Huntington's disease, which causes humans to lose their ability to recognize faces, Sky News reported . (more...)
Markelle Fultz out indefinitely, will be re-evaluated in 3 weeks Markelle Fultz out indefinitely, will be re-evaluated in 3 weeks
- October 31, 2017

The good news is there was no structural damage found. Fultz has been hampered by his shoulder all season. - 76ers guard Markelle Fultz will be out indefinitely, according to a specialist with the Lexington Clinic. Fultz's issues with his shoulder have been well documented this year, and it's created a war of words between his agent Raymond Brothers, his trainer Keith Williams , and the Sixers. (more...)
Microsoft Stops Production Of The Xbox One Kinect
- October 27, 2017

After new game releases have slowly trickled to a stop, buyers wondering whether or not the company still has plans for the 3D camera, and a lack of fanfare in general, it looks like it's curtains for the once innovative Xbox 360 and Xbox One accessory. (more...)
Google Launches 'Pay With Google' Google Launches 'Pay With Google'
- October 24, 2017

For authentication, you will have to, of course, verify the transaction with a security code or using Google's own proprietary 2FA on your Android phone. The API enables online payments via a variety of Google services, including Google Play , YouTube , Chrome , and Android Pay . In a blogpost on the release, Pali Bhat, VP of Product Management, Payments, says: "Back in May, we shared a sneak peek of how paying with Google would help you skip all that". (more...)
Latest Xbox One update lets you set privacy on your Activity Feed Latest Xbox One update lets you set privacy on your Activity Feed
- October 20, 2017

Currently, Microsoft has only confirmed two games; Fusion Friendly and Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge, but Spencer says there's plenty more in the pipeline. Furthermore, the Guide tab now showcases increased accessibility and navigation. If your internet bandwidth supports 1080p, your Xbox will automatically be switched to that setting. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says BJP not 'anti-women' Sushma Swaraj hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says BJP not 'anti-women'
- October 15, 2017

She said that Gujarat is one such state where every women is an entrepreneur and if she gets benefit from the Mudra Yojana run by the Central Government, then she can do great work for the country as well as for her family. "I have never seen", the Congress leader had said in a sarcastic tone. New Delhi, Oct 13 Continuing her humanitarian gesture, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today announced that two Pakistani nationals will be given visa for undergoing liver transplant ... (more...)
Elections will go ahead despite opposition leader's withdrawal, says Kenyatta Elections will go ahead despite opposition leader's withdrawal, says Kenyatta
- October 11, 2017

Odinga said he wanted to allow for reforms that would deliver a "credible election". He said the order lacked adequate scrutiny of the forms used to tally votes and warned it could unleash judicial chaos in the east African country. The nationwide demonstrations was called by Raila Odinga , the opposition leader, who also demanded that the ruling party is blocked from changing voting laws, to suit Kenyatta. (more...)
Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Sell"
- October 05, 2017

Green Square Capital LLC now owns 1,296 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock worth $264,000 after buying an additional 10 shares during the period. "( TSLA ) Receives "Underperform" Rating from Bank of America Corporation" was first published by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. If you are viewing this report on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S. (more...)
Microsoft is shutting down Groove Music in favor of Spotify Microsoft is shutting down Groove Music in favor of Spotify
- October 04, 2017

An update for the Groove Music app is scheduled for the next Patch Tuesday - to be deployed on October 9 - which prompts paying Groove Music Pass customers to move their music collections over to Spotify accounts. Microsoft plans to release an update for Groove Music that includes the option to move music to Spotify . Microsoft is dropping out of the music streaming game. (more...)
HMD bring back Nokia 3310 in 3G HMD bring back Nokia 3310 in 3G
- September 29, 2017

But now - at a press launch in Australia - HMD has quietly rebooted the phone to come with 3G capabilities, just half a year after being shown off. The Next Web reached out to Sarvikas on Twitter and he confirmed that the Nokia 3310 will indeed work in the US. (more...)

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