Sci-tech


SpaceX's Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket Finally Soars To The Skies SpaceX's Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket Finally Soars To The Skies
- May 13, 2018

About eight minutes after lift-off, the first stage of the rocket safely landed on an autonomous drone ship floating more than 300 miles off the Atlantic coast. The company seeks to reduce cost with the new Block 5. It's predicted to function as first SpaceX motor vehicle to satisfy NASA's standards for its Commercial Crew method to hold agency astronauts into the International Space Station. (more...)
Fortnite's limited time mode 50v50 v2 is back Fortnite's limited time mode 50v50 v2 is back
- May 13, 2018

Overall, Fortnite continues to do all the right things as they're improving the experience daily and listening to community feedback. These are the seven challenges that have leaked for Week 3 . Here's what you need to know about the Fortnite Season 4 Week 3 challenges , including the tasks themselves and - the most important bit - the rewards! Ideally, it's a great mode to enjoy with your friends and considering that it just went live, this will easily provide endless hours of ... (more...)
YouTube will tell you when you're watching too much YouTube
- May 13, 2018

There Google has revealed that how the all-new Android P focuses on the term " Digital well-being ". If users chose to try out this feature, they can continue to watch movies, but will get reminders to take some time off. Additionally, there are two more features in the new YouTube notifications menu. This will essentially stop all notifications from the app to pop up on the screen. (more...)
Time travellers welcomed at Prof Stephen Hawking's memorial service Time travellers welcomed at Prof Stephen Hawking's memorial service
- May 13, 2018

The renowned theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author died aged 76, on 14 March and his funeral took place at Great St Mary's Church, Cambridge. He said that Einstein's theory of relativity suggests time travel is technically doable - but it's equally likely that trying to achieve it wouldn't end well for us. (more...)
Old National Bancorp Decreased Its Apple INC (AAPL) Stake
- May 12, 2018

It has underperformed by 18.42% the S&P500. Apple Inc. (AAPL ) has a Return on Assets of 14.3 percent, Return on Investment of 18.3 percent and a Return on Equity of 40 percent. Canaccord Genuity has "Buy" rating and $200.0 target. (NYSE:HP) has "Sell" rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by BMO Capital Markets. Salem Capital Management has invested 0.14% in Apple Inc . (more...)
Ex-Castlevania boss launches 8-bit Bloodstained precursor Ex-Castlevania boss launches 8-bit Bloodstained precursor
- May 12, 2018

Curse of the Moon captures the look of the original Castlevania games for the Nintendo Entertainment System. A few moments ago, Inti Creates released a presentation trailer for the game Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon , an adventure classic 8-bit style that had been promised in the initial project of Kickstarter of Bloodstained Ritual of the Night . (more...)
Lenovo-Motorola still working on a foldable smartphone Lenovo-Motorola still working on a foldable smartphone
- May 12, 2018

Joining the league of Samsung , Apple and Huawei , Motorola will now work on a foldable device which with reportedly come with three screen displays. The patent states that three-part foldable housing supports multiple use positions in an electronic device with an identical design. Not only will the case act as a protection for the screens that are due for exposure due to the folding-out design, it will also allow a user to "tent" the smartphone on a flat surface so two displays can be ... (more...)
BlackBerry Key2 with a QWERTY keyboard to launch on June 7 BlackBerry Key2 with a QWERTY keyboard to launch on June 7
- May 12, 2018

And while nothing was official back then, it looks like BlackBerry is ready to start teasing the device in a more official capacity. The smartphone will be announced in NY on June 7. The BlackBerry KEY2 is expected to feature a QWERTY keyboard with gestures as well as a multitouch-supported display which is expected to come with 3:2 aspect ratio. (more...)
Archer's Royals stay alive in IPL Archer's Royals stay alive in IPL
- May 12, 2018

It is high time someone else takes up the responsibility. "I was pretty comfortable with the score that we got". "They (other batsmen) were getting starts and played well in the middle and hit a few sixes, otherwise Jos could not have pulled it off alone". (more...)
Idea, Airtel stocks feel heat from Jio's ISD plan Idea, Airtel stocks feel heat from Jio's ISD plan
- May 12, 2018

The latest announcement came as a fresh blow for incumbents, already under pressure from Jio's low-priced offerings in the pre-paid segment. The same global calling and roaming tariffs are available for Jio's prepaid customers as well. ARPU will correct if incumbents try to hold on to these customers. Mukesh Ambani-induced, Reliance Jio has Provided a new postpaid offer, with global roaming pre-activated. (more...)
Microsoft and Quanta are building a new smart speaker Microsoft and Quanta are building a new smart speaker
- May 12, 2018

And Apple has the HomePod . Apple, Amazon , Google and Microsoft all are running in the race of smart assistant and a recent report published by a security company who tested all intelligent assistants posted that Google Assistant is the fastest and reliable one. (more...)
Microsoft to replace all Surface Pro 4 models with screen flicker fault Microsoft to replace all Surface Pro 4 models with screen flicker fault
- May 12, 2018

Before you contact Microsoft for a replacement, be sure to install all the latest Surface and Windows updates on your 2-in-1 device. The extension of a free replacement is applicable only for Surface Pro 4 devices which are experiencing screen flickering. (more...)
Amber Alert for Missing Boy Amber Alert for Missing Boy
- May 12, 2018

He saw last seen on Clover Hill Drive, where witnesses saw him being pulled into a vehicle with the possible registration 760 TNH. Police issued an Amber Alert for the boy on Friday night, several hours after the boy was pulled into a auto outside his home at Mudgeeraba, in the Gold Coast hinterland, about 3.30pm. (more...)
Microsoft aims to work with Apple to sync Windows 10 and iPhone Microsoft aims to work with Apple to sync Windows 10 and iPhone
- May 12, 2018

With some recent updates, the app offers a rich user interface and fully secure chat ecosystem for iOS users. Your Phone app provides access to the messages, notifications, and photos stored on a smartphone directly on a Windows 10 PC. This was during the interview where they talked about Microsoft's plans to mirror phones to PC . "I want to do this in a supported way with a respect for the ecosystem we're building on and at the same time make it a delightful experience", Ranganathan says, ... (more...)
Google Photos Color Pop images are rolling out Google Photos Color Pop images are rolling out
- May 12, 2018

A popular feature is color pop, which turns the background of an image black-and-white and maintains the color for the subject of the image. XDA Developers sat down with David Lieb, Product Lead for Google Photos, and Ben Greenwood, Product Manager for Google Photos to find out more about the ill-fated project. (more...)
In an Interstellar First, JPL Sending a Helicopter to Red Planet In an Interstellar First, JPL Sending a Helicopter to Red Planet
- May 12, 2018

On May 11, NASA announced that a small autonomous rotorcraft will be added to the Mars 2020 mission. Since the human operators on Earth will be several light minutes away from the helicopter, the vehicle will conduct its own missions based on the instructions from the scientists. (more...)
NASA Spacecraft Find New Phenomenon In Earth's Magnetic Field NASA Spacecraft Find New Phenomenon In Earth's Magnetic Field
- May 12, 2018

Magnetic reconnection is a phenomenon unique to plasma, that is, the mix of positively and negatively charged particles that make up the stars, fill space and account for an estimated 99 per cent of the observable universe. MMS instruments were not fast enough to capture the turbulent reconnection, but the experts managed to detect the process by developing a technique of combining separate data points. (more...)
You Can Now Load Your Boarding Passes and Tickets into Google Pay You Can Now Load Your Boarding Passes and Tickets into Google Pay
- May 12, 2018

Other service providers can use the updated Google Pay API to allow customers to tap a "Save to phone" button after they've made a ticket purchase. The reports also suggested that airline boarding passes would soon be supported in the app as well. (more...)
Goldman Sachs, Apple to launch joint credit card Goldman Sachs, Apple to launch joint credit card
- May 12, 2018

The two companies are still formulating the product, the person said. It does personal loans and savings accounts under the brand Marcus, and has been looking at other consumer products. Spokespeople for Goldman Sachs, Apple and Barclays declined the opportunity to comment. Since its debut in 2014, the service has attracted about 86 million consumers, Juniper Research said. (more...)
SpaceX launches upgraded Falcon rocket
- May 11, 2018

The backup launch window opens today at 4:14 pm EDT and just as on Thursday, that window will remain open for roughly two hours. In a call with reporters Friday, Musk said he'd like to see a single Block 5 rocket fly three or four times by the end of 2018. (more...)
Suspect arrested in 1986 death of Tacoma girl, police say Suspect arrested in 1986 death of Tacoma girl, police say
- May 11, 2018

Police found her body near a wooded trail in the park 24 days later. The suspect was identified Thursday as Robert Washburn, 60, of Eureka, Ill., according to the Tacoma News Tribune . She's our little girl'. Police initially thought another girl at the time, 12-year-old Michella Welch, was murdered by the same person who killed Jennifer. (more...)
Aston Martin DB11 AMR unleashed Aston Martin DB11 AMR unleashed
- May 11, 2018

Utilizing the same 5.2-liter V12 as the standard DB11, the AMR variant adds 30 more horsepower bringing the total output up to 630 hp while torque remains strong at almost 500 lb-ft. A carbon fibre engine cover, exhaust tips and a deployable spoiler are all available as exterior options as well. This more aggressive theme continues inside, where there's more monochrome trim and Alcantara upholstery, along with a lime central stripe on the leather-wrapped steering wheel. (more...)
Bethesda Keeps Teasing Something, with a Possible Reveal Coming May 14 Bethesda Keeps Teasing Something, with a Possible Reveal Coming May 14
- May 11, 2018

The teasing has now picked up the pace, with the official Bethesda Twitter account posting a cryptic picture of Big Ben, with the exact same pink hue partially covering the clock face. A second teaser followed, showing the Big Ben. At least this is what we (and many Rage fans) think. That tweet poked fun at a Walmart listing, which included Rage 2 among a host of other unannounced titles not yet confirmed. (more...)
Huawei Launches Bitcoin Wallet Pre-installed on New Smartphones Huawei Launches Bitcoin Wallet Pre-installed on New Smartphones
- May 11, 2018

The AppGallery will be pre-installed on all new Huawei and Honor phones and will be rolled out to older devices in the coming months, he said. The launching is expected to have a big impact in the Chinese market where the government has been imposing strict regulations on virtual currencies. (more...)
Xiaomi India introduces Mi VIP Club: Upgrade Rewards, Birthday Gifts and more Xiaomi India introduces Mi VIP Club: Upgrade Rewards, Birthday Gifts and more
- May 11, 2018

Earlier, Xiaomi had introduced the Reward Mi program to reward Xiaomi fans and now, it has come up with the Mi Vip Club which has four levels. That said, to move to a higher tier, members need to keep on collecting VIP Points . Lastly, access to Members-Only Events which will include two exclusive event benefits where multiple units/quantities will be on sale only available to VIP members. (more...)