Sci-tech

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:53

If you're using an Android device with custom skin layered above, it's likely that you already have such a feature to edit screenshot right after you capture them. The panel will be on-screen and the screenshot will be loaded in the background. As you must have guessed it, the tool offers a preview of an immediate screenshot for a couple of seconds, within which time users can edit and share it from whichever app they are on.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:24

Both Snapdragon and Exynos variants of the Samsung Galaxy S9 surfaced on Geekbench quite recently, and it's time for the Galaxy S9 Plus to take the stage. Additionally, in the official Samsung announcement of the Galaxy S9, the company has not only emphasized on improving the camera, but also to 'redefine the way you share your moment.' Perhaps, the new social networking service is what the company was hinting at.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:12

Sony Corporation said today that it will build an AI-based ride-hailing system in Japan in partnership with five taxi companies. With the help of AI, Sony's service will intelligently handle taxi dispatches and anticipate demand and operations based on various aspects such as local events, traffic or weather.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:20

Furthermore, the only way for their devices to return back to normal was by deleting the conversation that contained the Telugu character. The bug centers around one character from the Teluga language, a Central-Southern Dravidian dialect spoken in India by about 70 million people.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:09

With the end of support for the older versions and lack of focus for the newer versions, it looks like Windows Mobile users will have to look elsewhere for a mobile phone soon. But it is apparent for when these platforms will have supports ending, the services will be stopped. The decision which let to this step is that in recent times, the number of Windows Phone users have switched to Android and iOS and it doesn't send a good message to the remaining Windows phone users.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:23

The billionaire's company SpaceX is set to launch two experimental satellites Saturday, the first step in building a large network that could disrupt the broadband industry. The rocket was launched on February 6 from Florida, carrying a Tesla Roadster and a mannequin nicknamed "Starman". Increased competition has brought more investment and led to a new commercial space race.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:41

He also confirmed that the S9 has stereo speakers: one from the bottom and the other on the earpiece. The larger Galaxy S9 Plus features dual cameras at the rear, which we already know. Both the smartphones are expected to be priced slightly higher than the Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus. There's just a week left before Samsung introduces the world to the 2018 flagship Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:32

If you purchase now, you will be able to get it free of cost coupled with exciting cashback offer. The company announced the device during the Reliance AGM in July, last year. It is powered by a 1.2GHz Spreadtrum SPRD 9820A/QC8905 dual-core processor with Mali-400 GPU, paired with 512MB RAM. The operating system keeping the handset running is KAI OS, and the device has 4GB of internal storage, with microSD support up to 128GB.

by | February 19, 2018 | 13:10

The rover took this image of Perseverance Valley on January 4, 2018 - the rover's 4,958th day in action. The rover reaches its 5,000th Martian day, or sol , on February 16, 2018. Now the rover is driving around Perseverance Valley , trying to determine whether it was water or wind that carved out a narrow, shallow channel in the soil, helping to inform scientists back on Earth about the long and complex history of Mars.

by | February 19, 2018 | 12:32

It had hoped that other smartphone makers would've jumped at the "opportunity" to use OLED panels for their phones, but the high cost of Samsung's panels has been a major hurdle, and why many of them still stick to the cheaper LCD panels. For Samsung, the dominant OLED market player, it is also hard to expand sales of its smartphones equipped with expensive panels. Leading Chinese manufacturers like Oppo and Vivo only employ OLED display on 5-10 percent of their smartphones.

by | February 18, 2018 | 21:59

Demand for GPUs has soared recently thanks to crypto-currency mining . " This is a new problem, it's only happened on orders we've been trying to make in the last couple of months ", Werthimer added. Saying that the shortage became noticeable just a few months ago, Werthimer stressed that the organisation has the funds to buy GPUs and has been dealing with vendors, but have been told that they have simply run out.

by | February 18, 2018 | 19:04

And it probably stinks: "The dark spot material may be hydrogen sulfide, with the pungent smell of rotten eggs". The storm on the solar system's farthest planet started as wide as the Atlantic Ocean but that dark spot is getting smaller and smaller, right before Hubble's mechanical eyes, NASA said.

by | February 18, 2018 | 18:09

While the Rohingya have faced discriminatory practices for decades, a dramatic surge in violence has spurred a mass evacuation. Soe Chay, an ex-soldier from Inn Din, said they dug one grave for 10 bodies. Doctors Without Borders estimates that at least 6,700 Rohingya have been killed in one month alone. Human rights advocates interviewed by BenarNews also criticized the decision to honor the head of the Myanmar military, but asked that they not be identified for fear of being ...

by | February 18, 2018 | 14:41

Operators receive a small health and accuracy boost, and any downed operators are instantly revived. Her primary weapons are the Spear.308, SASG-12, and 6P41, while she falls back on the PMM pistol and GSH-18 as secondaries. Now, the video game publisher and developer has officially unveiled the identities of the two new operators coming to the tactical shooter with the release of a new trailer.

by | February 18, 2018 | 12:47

A person close to Cruz called the FBI's tip line on January 5 and provided information about Cruz's weapons and his erratic behavior, including his disturbing social media posts. Now, though, Wray is coming under heavy scrutiny over the FBI's mishandling of the Cruz tip, as Sen. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to conduct an immediate review of the Justice Department and FBI's procedures to ensure the agencies are swiftly and effectively ...

by | February 18, 2018 | 11:57

The Cupertino-headquartered giant announced last month that the upcoming Apple iOS 11 .3 update will offer features that give users power to control their batteries, Augmented Reality (AR) upgrade and Animoji. Some apps such as Skype and Telegram have been reported to be unaffected by the latest bug. Apple has been troubled by a series of issues lately, including a separate iOS bug called 'chaiOS' that was exposed by a researcher on GitHub.

by | February 18, 2018 | 09:49

The two spacewalkers will move a Latching End Effector (LEE), or hand, for the Canadian-built robotic arm, Canadarm2, from a payload attachment on the station's Mobile Base System rail vehicle to the Quest airlock. NASA TV will start its live coverage of the spacewalk activities beginning at 5:30 a.m. Kanai and Vande Hei moved that LEE from a temporary storage space outside the Quest airlock to a long-term storage spot on the MSB.

by | February 18, 2018 | 04:23

STEVE Bruce's decision to substitute Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak in Aston Villa's 2-0 loss to Fulham has divided fan opinion. "We play them at home in a few weeks and that's got to be the challenge to us all". "At this particular moment, they're going very well". Kamohelo Mokotjo and Neal Maupay both scored first-half goals to consign Chris Coleman's side to back-to-back home defeats.

by | February 18, 2018 | 03:26

A source familiar with the project, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Polygon that "mission creep" and unrealistic ambitions had eaten up the Kickstarter funds, something that Nightdive largely confirmed. Because of this, around 15 contract workers will no longer be working on System Shock , though Kuperman affirmed that full-time Night Dive staff will not be laid off.

by | February 18, 2018 | 02:50

Kepler , which is now on the K2 mission to discover exoplanets , has found thousands of candidates since it was launched nearly a decade ago. An International team of scientists analysed 275 possible exoplanets. Researchers working with TESS hope to find more than 1,500 transiting exoplanet candidates , About 500 of which will hopefully be classified as Earth-sized and Super-Earth (planets with radii less than twice that of Earth).

by | February 17, 2018 | 23:46

Twitter on Friday announced that it will pull the plug on its desktop Mac application in favor of a web client. "For the full Twitter experience on Mac, visit Twitter on Web", the handle added. Twitter didn't even make the app itself; the company outsourced development to a third-party digital studio in Seattle called Black Pixel . Given the app's paltry average user rating-1.7 out of 5 stars-it's unlikely this decision will disappoint many people.

by | February 17, 2018 | 03:45

The research was conducted partly as a senior project during his undergraduate studies at Harvard College. Researchers studied information from the K2 Kepler telescope mission, which aims to track down new exoplanets across the universe.

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:57

Its wheelbase remains the same at 2,650mm, with the front overhang shortened by 20mm (to 880mm), and rear overhang extended by 20mm (now 780mm). With that, the new auto is about 13mm higher at 1440mm to boost headroom and is wider by 18mm to give more passenger elbow room.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:29

The campus in Cupertino, named for its extraterrestrial-style design , also has 45-foot high curved glass windows surrounding the entire building. Inside this space, there are "pods", and as employees, who appear to be always distracted by their iPhones , walk about, they often crash into these panels .

by | February 16, 2018 | 23:09

The NASA's HORIZONS was used for simulations which revealed that the auto could collide with the Earth in around 3 million years until then, it will flyby Earth and various other planets. The simulations show a roughly 50 percent chance of a collision with a planet over many millions of years, but a relatively small chance of hitting Earth in the next million.

by | February 16, 2018 | 22:00

While relations between Washington and its main Muslim ally in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have been strained by a number of issues, Turkey has been particularly infuriated by US support for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which it sees as terrorists.

by | February 16, 2018 | 21:07

In the past 25 years, 2.8 of the inches of the increased sea level have been caused both by the warming waters expansion and the melting of continental ice sheets. Sea level rise of 65 centimeters, or roughly 2 feet, would cause significant problems for coastal cities around the world. While the second study said the satellite record occurred after the 1991 Pinaturbo eruption meaning that it makes sea level rises in the 1990s look faster than the real trend.

by | February 16, 2018 | 19:56

Uber said its policy of "pro-actively" contacting the police about serious incidents was already happening in London and would be rolled out across the United Kingdom after discussions with other police forces. London is one of Uber's most important overseas markets. Uber has been hit by a string of scandals, including claims of poor working conditions, sexual harassment within the company, a massive data breach and theft of self-driving technology.

by | February 16, 2018 | 11:35

Hirscher finished in 2 minutes, 6.52 seconds, which made him 0.23 seconds faster than silver medalist Alexis Pinturault of France. Hirscher's first leg left him 1.32 seconds behind the first-run leader, Germany's Thomas Dressen. "I mean, every day", he said cheerily of the questions, "but now it's over and this is the positive thing". Hirscher admitted he felt "unbelievable" to finally win gold at an Olympic Winter Games, but that he had to reach new heights to do so.

by | February 16, 2018 | 11:32

It has underperformed by 17.10% the S&P500. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 1,428 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $594,000 after buying an additional 56 shares during the period. research analysts forecast that Chipotle Mexican Grill will post 8.36 EPS for the current year. The stock now has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $342.25.

by | February 16, 2018 | 09:26

The delicate offering comes as Ocean has been teasing new music for the new year. We didn't realize just how good of a fit " Moon River " would be with Ocean's soft, crooning voice-the cover remains both true to the original and also becomes a decidedly new track altogether.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:10

State Senator James Carlin of Sioux City says he was surprised to learn that about 15 percent of Iowa school districts do not have plans for dealing with an "active shooter" situation. The operating budget for that office would rise 16.5 percent under Senate approved amendments, with additional funding to prosecute violent crimes against children, create a crime strategies unit and clear a backlog of court cases.

by | February 16, 2018 | 05:40

While describing it as "fairly well advanced", Tillerson said it was up to Trump to decide when to release the plan. That's $275 million more per year than the current level. Wednesday's aid announcement represents something of a victory for Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis, both of whom argued against the Jerusalem decision and had lobbied to continue assistance to Jordan on national security grounds.

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:46

Prior to today, Project Fi was already available in 135 countries. A complete list of locations covered by Project Fi can be found over on Project Fi's rates page . Of course, that's not to say that there's zero risk of runaway charges while using Project Fi overseas. Planning for an worldwide trip can be tough, especially when it comes to planning for phone coverage, but Google's efforts to not only support a variety of global locations, but also let you know ahead of time if ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 02:47

The app-Facebook's first built especially for children-hit iOS devices in December and launched on Amazon Fire tablets last month. Parental controls give parents a greater deal of control over the app than they'd have with the regular Messenger product , including limiting who kids can talk to.