Sci-tech

by | October 16, 2017 | 21:51

China's first space station, Tiangong-1, or "Heavenly Place" launched in 2011. Chinese astronaut Liu Yang of the Tiangong-1 mission poses for photographs during the opening ceremony of an exhibition on China's first space station in 2012.

by | October 16, 2017 | 19:52

GW170817 is the first gravitational-wave event with a known host galaxy (called NGC 4993 ) and as such, the distance to the galaxy can be used in the constant equation. The image at left, taken on April 28 with the Hubble Space Telescope shows where the neutron star merger has not occurred, and SSS17a isn't visible.

by | October 16, 2017 | 15:20

The attack does not work over the internet. "It breaks the WPA2 protocol by forcing nonce reuse in encryption algorithms used by Wi-Fi". Or to put it another way - if you use WiFi, you're a sitting duck. The main key reinstallation attack (KRACKs) outlined by Vanhoef targets the four-way handshake employed when a device seeks to join a WPA2-protected wireless network.

by | October 16, 2017 | 15:19

There doesn't seem to be anything new in this update, which means that this is just a general update. OnePlus has been under fire for the past few days for collecting sensitive user data including phone numbers, MAC addresses, and IMEI numbers.

by | October 16, 2017 | 14:08

According to the image shared by IT Home, a Chinese website, the poster shows the back side of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A . Looking at the phone itself, the design is reminiscent of the earlier model. Redmi Note 4 has two variants- 3GB RAM, 32 GB ROM and 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM variant. The camera lens is accompanied by the LED flash and yes, just like its predecessor the Redmi 5A will also not come with a fingerprint scanner.

by | October 16, 2017 | 11:40

Typically, you hold onto the centre part of the spinner as you give it a whirl, and the whole thing works rotates so smoothly because of the tiny balls encased in two rings called "races". NASA astronauts Mark T. Vande Hei, Joseph M. Acaba and Randy Bresnik , along with European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli, perform a series of flips, spins and tricks with the spinners - which are normally found between the fingertips of kids back on terra firma .

by | October 16, 2017 | 11:07

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday over Donald Trump's remarks about improving ties with Pakistan, saying the USA president "needs another hug". The EC has, however, denied the claim. This is the first time in 16 years that Assembly elections in Gujarat will be held without Mr Modi being directly at the helm of affairs in the state.

by | October 16, 2017 | 09:09

Eventually, Guy defeated Zeku in order to obtain the title of 39th Master of Bushin. Zeku, the "ever-changing ninja" has returned. Zeku will be available for purchase beginning October 24. It's included in the season pass for those who have already picked one up for $30. With Street Fighter V's Arcade Edition, which includes all of the characters now announced as well as some UI tweaks and additional V-Triggers, out in January of next year, it's unclear if the next additions to the game's ...

by | October 15, 2017 | 20:41

Canadian National Railway (USA) (NYSE:CNI) has risen 30.03% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) (TSE:CP) by 132.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC.

by | October 15, 2017 | 14:50

The research team suggests that the elusive planet 9 could be in the very far regions of the solar system. This "Planet Nine" would have to be big and far away to explain some of these phenomena, and current simulations of its orbit place it at around 10 times the size of earth , and 20 times as far away from the sun as Neptune (see the illustration of Planet Nine above, as that ring in the distance is Neptune's orbit).

by | October 15, 2017 | 10:49

He spoke on the structural reforms India had undertaken through a series of measures, including the GST. "So, we took advantage of this and introduced various structural reforms including Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, demonetisation and GST".

by | October 15, 2017 | 05:36

The trial run was "a big success", he said , despite some instruments not working as planned. "This is exactly why we do this exercise, to not be surprised by these things", Koschny told AFP. The visit in 2079, however, may come with unwanted consequences. The large space rock, named 2012 TC4, was first spotted five years ago by the Pan-STARRS telescope at the Haleakala Observatory, in Hawaii, before disappearing as it orbits the sun.

by | October 14, 2017 | 22:47

However, the data they are offering and the validity period of the offers differ. Under the Rs 399 plan offered by Jio, users get up to 84GB of 4G data for 84 days. Reliance Jio has changed the entire telecom industry with its affordable tariff plans and forced the other telecom giants to reduce their data and calling rates.

by | October 14, 2017 | 17:15

To commemorate the festive season, Motorola introduces a special Diwali offer for the users on buying the blue colour Moto G5S. The Midnight Blue colour variant of the Moto G5S is priced at Rs. The Moto G5S in Midnight Blue comes will be available on stores starting October 14 at Rs 14,999. Along with the discounts, Motorola has also partnered with Bajaj Finance and Home Credit to offer its buyers No Cost EMI options with zero processing fees.

by | October 14, 2017 | 16:01

About 15.72M shares traded. The stock of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) earned "Overweight" rating by Global Equities Research on Thursday, May 11. Micron reported that it has agreed to sell around 29.3 million shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $41.00 per share. 63,717 shares were sold by Shoquist Debora , worth $9.23 million on Tuesday, May 30.

by | October 14, 2017 | 10:32

A fire weather watch is in effect for Saturday and Sunday for L.A., Ventura, Orange counties and the Inland Empire and surrounding mountains. A rapid fall in humidity will take place Saturday morning as Santa Ana winds gust into the region, the service said.

by | October 14, 2017 | 07:54

Hostess Brands, Inc . ( TWNK ) knifed -0.37 percent lower and now trades for $13.43. Several other analysts have also recently commented on TWNK. Understanding Profitability at Hostess Brands, Inc . The stock experienced a rise in short interest of 1.83% as of the latest report on September 15, 2017. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website .

by | October 14, 2017 | 05:12

Face ID now offers Apple a competitive advantage over Android phone makers, Kuo said, which could incentivize the Cupertino tech giant to fully embrace its new facial recognition platform. Nadler Financial Group Inc. now owns 57,034 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $8,214,000 after acquiring an additional 317 shares during the last quarter.

by | October 14, 2017 | 01:14

According to a press release announcing the deal, Humble Bundle will see few, if any staff or operational changes and continue to operate independently. Humble Bundle is most known for its pay-what-you-want retail model, offering various gaming bundles at discounted rates that often benefit charity.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:26

In its lawsuit, Qualcomm reportedly claims that Apple is in violation of three patents, none of which are essential to any industry standards - meaning Qualcomm isn't obligated to license them. this latest legal effort will fail". The San Diego-based company aims to inflict pain on Apple in the world's largest market for smartphones and cut off production in a country where most iPhones are made.

by | October 13, 2017 | 22:17

With crime on the rise in South Park , the streets have never been more unsafe. Also included with the pass on launch day are the Relics of Zaron pack, with costumes and perks from South Park: The Stick of Truth , and Towelie: Your Gaming Bud , which will offer in-game tips.

by | October 13, 2017 | 22:08

The deputy project scientist of OCO-2 Annmarie Eldering believes that half of the carbon dioxide goes into the atmosphere, and half of it stays in oceans or is used by plants during photosynthesis . It should be noted that emissions of carbon dioxide due to anthropogenic factors has remained at the same level. Liu and Eldering are among 16 authors of the Science study, " Contrasting Carbon Cycle Responses of the Tropical Continents to the 2015-2016 El Niño ".

by | October 13, 2017 | 20:46

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced today that it is creating more than 120,000 positions this holiday season across 33 states in the U.S., which is exactly the same number of holiday season hires the company made a year ago. The company will be hiring in 33 states. It also said it expects to convert thousands of these positions to full-time roles. This year's seasonal hiring for Amazon is about the same number as last year, even though industry surveys predict that customers will be buying ...

by | October 13, 2017 | 17:40

However, as is typical for the smartphone market these days, not every colour has been available in every region. The device will be available across leading online and offline stores in the country. Connectivity options include: 4G, GPRS/EDGE, 3G, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, GLONASS and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The device runs Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and has a single-SIM functionality.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:58

This can be calculated early to see which nations will appear in which pot. The draw will take place next week. December 1. The pots are provisional as there are six teams yet to be decided by playoffs, and three African finalists to be confirmed.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:55

Other options include a tracker system, a self-parking feature, blind-spot monitoring, a heated steering wheel and two premium stereos - one by Aston and one by Bang & Olufsen. Buyers will be able to choose from three soft top colors: bordeaux red, black silver or grey silver. "With the DB11 Volante we have maximized the advantages of the DB11's all-new bonded structure to underpin our new Volante with a structure that's 26 kg (57 pounds) lighter and 5 percent stiffer than its ...

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:22

Earlier, we learned via Corocoro leaks that Solgaleo and Lunala, as taken over by Necrozma, would have exclusive Z-Moves usable in both forms. Players will soon familiarize themselves with Dusk Mane (Psychic/Steel type) and Dawn Wings (Psychic/Ghost type) Necrozma, which can learn Solgaleo and Lunala's exclusive moves, Sunsteel Strike and Moongeist Beam.

by | October 13, 2017 | 15:55

Interested customers can also register their pre-order in offline through OPPO's exclusive retail stores. Along with the Philippines and India, the OPPO F5 will soon launch in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. OPPO F3 Lite comes with a 13 Megapixel rear camera with LED flash and Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF). The phone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with company's proprietary ColorOS 3.0 skin layered on top.

by | October 13, 2017 | 11:55

Laidlaw says that he's been lucky to work with so many talented and hardworking people, and that he looks forward to seeing where the studio takes the Dragon Age universe in the future. Laidlaw's most recent position with the company had been Creative Director on the Dragon Age series and had even let loose the news that a Dragon Age project was in the works last month.

by | October 13, 2017 | 08:11

A powerful eruption occurred roughly 630,000 years ago, according to National Geographic , shaking the region and creating the Yellowstone caldera - a bowl about 40 miles wide the encompasses much of the park. That eruption was the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event the U.S. has experienced. This means that the Yellowstone supervolcano can go from its current level activity to its next eruption as soon as about 2030.

by | October 13, 2017 | 01:55

The game also peaked at 525,000 concurrent players on Monday , with 3.7m active users on that day alone. Specifically , their cheat is accused of modifying the game and infringing on Epic's copyright. They said that they have made a decision to respond to growing concerns about the similarities between the two games. They went on to say that after listening to the feedback from the PUBG community as well as looking through the gameplay, they are concerned that " Fortnite " might be ...

by | October 12, 2017 | 23:18

Target will offer two-day delivery, as well as free shipping for any orders over $35, Google says in a blog post . Like many retailers, Target has been offering more shopping options. A full rollout of voice ordering is expected to come to all of Panera's 2,000-plus USA locations by the end of the year, the company has said. Google has a number of retailers who belong to Express, including Walgreens, Costco and others.

by | October 12, 2017 | 22:25

A Equifax spokesperson acknowledged the problem, saying, "Our IT and Security teams are looking into this matter, and out of an abundance of caution have temporarily taken this page offline". Department of Justice, and it has led to the departure of the company's chief executive officer, chief information officer and chief security officer.

by | October 12, 2017 | 19:33

The pod floats above the surface of the tube using electromagnets and is gradually accelerated to speeds typically reached by an airliner. A Hyperloop uses a pod to carry passengers or cargo through a low-pressure tube. As a result, projected journey times in the United Kingdom include Edinburgh to London in 50 minutes. Electric: Testing under way near Las Vegas.

by | October 12, 2017 | 18:35

This dwarf planet is a third of the size of Pluto, has a weird, elongated shape, and rotates once every four hours. The team, made up of global astronomers, watched the dwarf planet briefly pass in front of a star, which blocked out that star's light.