Sci-tech


Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2S Comes with Upgraded Specs in a Familiar Body Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2S Comes with Upgraded Specs in a Familiar Body
- March 28, 2018

For graphics, it comes with a Adreno 630 GPU. The front of the phone is still dominated by a gorgeous display - likely the same kind of screen as the Mi MIX 2 - with a minimal chin at the bottom. The Mi Mix 2S is said to be the company's first flagship launch of this year and Mi 7 will be the next flagship phone for the company which is going to be released later this year. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 4 Could Sport A New Design, Bigger Display Apple Watch Series 4 Could Sport A New Design, Bigger Display
- March 28, 2018

A fall release for new Apple Watches means that we can expect them to launch alongside the new iPhones that Apple traditionally unveils in September. Kuo says that a "more trendy form factor design" and the introduction of new sensors apart from heart rate monitoring, combined with a price drop in older models will "drive Apple Watch sales to new records". (more...)
Apple Watch 4 to have more screen, more battery, more sensors Apple Watch 4 to have more screen, more battery, more sensors
- March 28, 2018

Smartwatch screens are relatively small but Kuo says that the Apple Watch 4 will increase the screen size by as much as 15%. Apple is likely to launch the Apple Watch 4 at a September event along with the new iPhones . But this year, there is going to be a major design change for upcoming Apple Watch. Kuo is usually on point with his reports on Apple's upcoming products, but it is still early in the day to know exactly what the tech giant has planned for its wearable. (more...)
Sun shield to protect Great Barrier Reef Sun shield to protect Great Barrier Reef
- March 28, 2018

Although submarine groundwater is natural, it can act as a conduit for highly polluted water to shorelines. Although the outlook may be bleak for the world's coral reefs overall, there might at least be hope for little bits of them. "Many bioeroding organisms are filter feeders that perform better in high nutrient environments, so the high nutrient groundwater likely enhanced bioeroder activity. (more...)
Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport concept previews a 5-seater Atlas Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport concept previews a 5-seater Atlas
- March 28, 2018

Conventional drivetrains are expected to go with the vehicle when production begins in late 2019 in Chattanooga. Previewing a production version that will join the US lineup in 2019 and will be positioned just above the Tiguan , the Atlas Cross Sport concept features a plug-in hybrid powertrain with an output of 355 hp, as well as an all-electric range of 26 miles . (more...)
DMX's Lawyers to Play His Music in Court During Tax Fraud Sentencing DMX's Lawyers to Play His Music in Court During Tax Fraud Sentencing
- March 28, 2018

DMX's lawyer has requested that his client's music be played in the courtroom in an effort to encourage the judge to show him some leniency during the rapper's upcoming sentencing hearing. DMX now awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to tax fraud for avoiding $1.7 million in taxes over the course of five years. "I failed to file taxes", he said during his trial in December. (more...)
Mansfield Woman Arrested for Allegedly Making Crude Comments to Easter Bunny Mansfield Woman Arrested for Allegedly Making Crude Comments to Easter Bunny
- March 28, 2018

She then rode the carousel. The Easter Bunny is expected to pay a visit and people can have photos with the special guest following the hunt. Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppPolice said Hughett's speech was slurred, her eyes were bloodshot, they smelled alcohol on her breath, and she was unsteady on her feet. (more...)
Jaguar cranks up crossover performance, power with 2019 F-Pace SVR Jaguar cranks up crossover performance, power with 2019 F-Pace SVR
- March 28, 2018

Headlining the SUV performance flagship is what lies under the bonnet - a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 making 404kW of power and 680Nm of torque . The F-Pace SVR also has a distinctive rear spoiler to reduce lift and drag and aid high-speed stability. Jaguar used the Macan as a benchmark in the development of the auto, along with performance estates from Audi Sport and Mercedes-AMG. (more...)
Ball-tampering scandal: Australian players want 'outrageous Warner out of hotel' Ball-tampering scandal: Australian players want 'outrageous Warner out of hotel'
- March 28, 2018

With coach Darren Lehmann on the verge of getting the axe, here is how the heated controversy has panned out so far. On Sunday morning, Australian captain Steven Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft admitted to cheating by orchestrating a ball tampering plot using a piece of sticky tape that Bancroft tried to hide when caught on the big screen in the stadium. (more...)
Here's why Google just snagged popular GIF platform Tenor Here's why Google just snagged popular GIF platform Tenor
- March 28, 2018

Today Google announced that it has acquired the GIF platform Tenor . Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The search content now has a GIF filter in its toolbar. Google goes on to state that they will use Tenor's expertise on all things GIFs to help Google Image searches return better GIF results, not only on the web but inside of the Gboard keyboard as well. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG C63 debuts in NY Mercedes-AMG C63 debuts in NY
- March 28, 2018

Even underneath all that camouflage, it's easy to point out the new Panamericana grille, bigger wheels and tires, larger brakes, and some defining new features both on the front and rear fascia. The center console features a standard floating display that measures 10.25-inches. Inside, there is a new generation of AMG steering wheel which has a flattened bottom section and is perforated in the grip area. (more...)
(MSFT) is Stillwater Capital Advisors LLC's 5th Largest Position (MSFT) is Stillwater Capital Advisors LLC's 5th Largest Position
- March 28, 2018

Salem Investment Counselors Inc who had been investing in Bb&T Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $40.29 billion market cap company. Washington Trust Bank now owns 199,990 shares of the software giant's stock worth $17,108,000 after purchasing an additional 9,951 shares during the period. (more...)
NASA Delays Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Until May 2020 NASA Delays Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Until May 2020
- March 28, 2018

The telescope was slated to launch in 2019, but NASA announced today that its debut is being pushed back into 2020. According to a statement issued by the agency, the launch window for the JWST is now targeted for sometime around May 2020. (more...)
Nvidia Moves Self-Driving Car Tests from Road to Data Center Nvidia Moves Self-Driving Car Tests from Road to Data Center
- March 27, 2018

Speaking at the GTC 2018 conference in San Jose, California, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang acknowledged the Uber fatality, noting that while autonomy is where the transportation industry is headed, "Safety is the single most important thing". (more...)
COMPETITION: Win a collector's edition of Far Cry 5 COMPETITION: Win a collector's edition of Far Cry 5
- March 27, 2018

If you want to start dismantling the Project at Eden's Gate cult as soon as possible, here's when you'll be able to download and start playing Far Cry 5 on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Far Cry 5 is rated M for Mature. In Far Cry 5 , the currency doesn't have a fancy name, it's just money, but you'll need it if you wish to improve your arsenal of weapons, vehicles, aircraft, and helicopters. (more...)
Here is how you can save your personal data on Facebook Here is how you can save your personal data on Facebook
- March 27, 2018

One collects user-generated content, such as status updates and photos. Zuckerberg also faces calls to appear before a United Kingdom parliamentary panel and the possibility of requests to appear from other European nations. "And if we need to do more, we continue to do more". And it's unclear how that policy is enforced. "We can not continue to prop up a digital supply chain ... (more...)
Apple Store goes down ahead of Apple education event, new iPad expected Apple Store goes down ahead of Apple education event, new iPad expected
- March 27, 2018

Apple is way behind when it comes to tech tools for students. Macs, and later iPads, once were synonymous with classroom tech. Google , with its ultra-cheap Chromebook laptops , now owns the highly desired education market. and budget-conscious school districts. That's about the same education pricing for an iPad. This tablet wasn't unveiled in a high school by accident. (more...)
A fatal Uber accident rocks the robotics world A fatal Uber accident rocks the robotics world
- March 27, 2018

Ms Herzberg was taken to a local hospital following the collision but died of her injuries. The man, 44-year-old Rafael Vasquez, fails to notice the woman until the final moment. On Sunday, a self-driving Uber - with a safety driver behind the wheel - killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona. That was their target, to stop the auto before hitting it, police said. (more...)
Facebook Inc (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg Sells 456800 Shares Facebook Inc (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg Sells 456800 Shares
- March 27, 2018

But the unconvincing action came undone this week as Facebook stock plunged back below the trend-line to fresh lows. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website . (more...)
Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.10 Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.10
- March 27, 2018

Insiders have sold 6,214 shares of company stock valued at $9,251,120 in the last 90 days. It fall, as 14 investors sold RXDX shares while 18 reduced holdings. Hanseatic Mngmt Ser, a New Mexico-based fund reported 3,002 shares. Amazon.com, Inc engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. (more...)
Huawei P20, P20 Pro Set to Launch Today Huawei P20, P20 Pro Set to Launch Today
- March 27, 2018

It can do bokeh and studio-lightning effects and enables Face Unlock. When is the Huawei P20 live stream? The P20 has a 5.8-inch display , compared to the 5.1-inch display for the P10. Other highlights of this new setup include the jaw-dropping maximum ISO of 102,400. There's also a massive 4,000 mAh battery which, Huawei boasts, will easily last a couple of days and maybe beyond. (more...)
'Holy (expletive):' Great white shark stuns fisherman off Ponce Inlet 'Holy (expletive):' Great white shark stuns fisherman off Ponce Inlet
- March 27, 2018

It was a giant great white shark - and it was starting to pick up the pace. "No. Never seen a great white before other than 'Shark Week, '" Morningstar said. Morning called the encounter "shocking" and said he "couldn't believe it happened". "Dude, that's incredible! What a rush", one Instagram user commented. (more...)
Tata Nexon XZ Launched in India @ Rs 7.99 Lakh Tata Nexon XZ Launched in India @ Rs 7.99 Lakh
- March 27, 2018

The new XZ variant is positioned just below the top-of-the-line XZ+ variant in the market. While the design and styling are expected to see no changes in particular, on the features front, the brochure tells us that the exterior will come with a couple of add-ons like projector headlamps and shark-fin antenna with Global Positioning System. (more...)
Apple might launch a new color variant of iPhone X Apple might launch a new color variant of iPhone X
- March 27, 2018

The freshly baked rumor comes from a rumor site Macotakara . The iPhone X is now available in two color options, space gray and silver, so it is lacking in comparison to other iPhone lineups in terms of color availability. RBC Capital analyst Amit Daryanani (via MacRumors ) has released a note on the pricing of Apple's next-generation iPhone launches, expected in the September time-frame. (more...)
OnePlus 6 visits Geekbench with Snapdragon 845, 6GB RAM OnePlus 6 visits Geekbench with Snapdragon 845, 6GB RAM
- March 27, 2018

If these scores hold up and are indicative of performance in other benchmarks, it will be an interesting battle between the OnePlus 6 and other flagship phones when it releases, presumably next month. The OnePlus 6 is tipped to sport a 6.28-inch AMOLED display with 2,280x1,080 pixels resolution, similar with the earlier scoop regarding the handset's screen features. (more...)