Sci-tech

by | November 28, 2017 | 22:53

He didn't specify which competitors that Uber had been targeting. His allegations had been kept under seal since the U.S. Justice Department passed them along to U.S. He also said Uber employees used auto-deleting encrypted communication applications, effectively preventing a court from subpoenaing certain internal activity.

by | November 28, 2017 | 22:38

The Great Barrier Reef , consisting of more than 3800 individual reefs, has suffered from unprecedented coral bleaching events over the past two years, and widespread outbreaks of coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish. The team worked closely with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to implement this ground-breaking pilot project. "In recent years, the impacts of climate change on the Great Barrier Reef have undoubtedly accelerated, as we saw with back-to-back years of coral ...

by | November 28, 2017 | 22:36

For quite some time now, Huawei' sub-brand Honor has been teasing the launch of its latest affordable flagship smartphone and successor to a year ago Honor V9, the Honor V10 . Fortunately, the Honor V10 is a much cheaper offering, is as intelligent as these two flagships and offers you all the basic things that you would normally expect from a mobile phone, at least on paper.

by | November 28, 2017 | 22:26

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro with model number SM-J730G is now getting this update . Although, it's still unfortunate to see Galaxy J7 staying at August security patch level while the S6 and S6 Edge received the latest security patch, but we're hopeful that the update to J7 includes fixes for the BlueBorne and KRACK WiFi vulnerability.

by | November 28, 2017 | 21:38

The artificial muscle is made to contract and collapse like real muscles by using an electric pump to reduce the pressure inside the sealed bag. Researchers said the folding of these programmed muscle's skeleton could define the entire motion of the structure.

by | November 28, 2017 | 17:29

Ordinary Shares (NYSE:MDT) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, June 1 by Wedbush. Barclays reissued an "overweight" rating and issued a GBX 390 ($5.20) price objective (down from GBX 400 ($5.33)) on shares of GKN in a research report on Thursday, September 21st.

by | November 28, 2017 | 16:56

According to 9to5Mac, the US Patent and Trademark Office has revealed that the Apple has filed a patent application for a foldable display. The consumer technology giant filed a patent application last week with the U.S. Yet if Apple can nail foldable displays before any of its rivals can, then Cupertino could be back to the forefront of phone and tech innovation, which it has arguably been lagging in, even with the face scanning tech of Face ID.

by | November 28, 2017 | 15:26

There were also reports that watching a 15 minutes video clip could knock down more than 10 per cent of battery life, while at the same time causing their device to become noticeably warm. Earlier this month, iPhone and iPad users began seeing severe battery issues when playing videos in the YouTube app. The release notes for YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream 12.45 says "fixed an issue with battery usage" under the What's New Section.

by | November 28, 2017 | 14:54

Producing a combined output of 398bhp, Land Rover has yet to confirm an electric range, but we are expecting it not to differ massively from the standard Range Rover PHEV's 30-mile electric range. There's also 4G WiFi, a small refrigerator that can house two wine bottles or four 600 ml bottles, and a Power Deployable Veneered Loadspace Floor that allows for easy loading and unloading.

by | November 28, 2017 | 10:41

The clips are usually of boys and girls performing everyday activities in their homes. Major advertisers like Adidas, Mars and Hewlett-Packard have paused advertisements on YouTube for the second time in a year in response to the disturbing children's content.

by | November 28, 2017 | 05:25

When someone is expressing thoughts of suicide , it's important to get them help as quickly as possible. Those tools, however, require users to reach out to Facebook or the person in need in order to get help. The company said on Monday it is now using artificial intelligence to identify posts, videos, and Facebook Live streams containing suicidal thoughts.

by | November 28, 2017 | 05:08

Thank you to everyone who played Demon's Souls , and especially to those who still revisit its world from time to time. 28, 2018, players in Japan will no longer have access to the following online-based features in Demon's Souls . No, you weren't able to pen letters to your friends, but you could drop hints anywhere you wanted in the game - before a nasty drop or hard set of enemies, for example - that other players would then see as they made their way through the virtual wastelands.

by | November 28, 2017 | 04:22

That information included names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers, the company said. Last week, Uber said it paid the hackers $100,000 to destroy the pilfered data. In California, for example, a company involved in a major breach is required to "conspicuously" post information about the breach on its website. The FTC and United Kingdom regulators are also investigating Uber's handling of the breach.

by | November 28, 2017 | 02:43

Reddit user EnergiserX discovered that normal grinding earned you 50% less experience than what you should have earned, while power-grinding earned you up to 95% less experience than what you should have been earning. We'll keep you informed when they announce a date. This prodded online reports from players who thought something was up, and Bungie has since posted a statement.

by | November 27, 2017 | 22:38

The Oppo A79, on the other hand, is a mid-range offering despite sharing a similar 18:9 display with its premium brother. Oppo A79 Price - As of Now, Oppo A79 is launched in China. The rear and the front cameras are both 16MP in size, however, the rear sensor has a lens with an aperture of f/1.8, while for the front one, the aperture size is f/2.0.

by | November 27, 2017 | 11:53

Imgur, one of the world's most visited websites, has confirmed a hack dating back to 2014. Hunt has praised Imgur's quick reaction and handling of the disclosure of the breach, although some users will surely be miffed by the fact that the breach happened and they never noticed.

by | November 27, 2017 | 11:40

Also, it was also confirmed that Neelofa is the newest member of the OPPO celebrity squad and the product ambassador of the F5 6GB Red Edition model. Oppo F5 is powered by an octa-core MT6763T MediaTek processor. On top, it can also analyze 200 + facial recognition spots and is efficient in determining the age, gender, skin tone, and skin type of the subject.

by | November 27, 2017 | 11:42

Black Friday was a big win for online retailers. In the run-up to the holiday weekend, traditional retailers invested heavily in improving their websites and bulking up delivery options, preempting a decline in visits to brick-and-mortar stores.

by | November 26, 2017 | 15:29

Two Princeton scientists, B. Rosemary Grant and Peter Grant , conducted field work on the archipelago over the last four decades. Professors Rosemary and Peter Grant of Princeton University collaborated with Prof Leif Andersson of Sweden's Uppsala University to genetically analyze the mixed-species population, and published their findings in Science journal on November 23.

by | November 24, 2017 | 22:48

The e-tailer, however, says that it will offer up to 40% off on worldwide brands. In the US, Black Friday sale starts from midnight November 24, which will be tonight. You may also visit Amazon's full catalogue for Black Friday on this link . The contest is exclusive to Amazon India app and will have 20 winners, which are legal residents of India.

by | November 24, 2017 | 22:23

Experts from the universities of Glasgow and Nottingham claim that concerns about the early development of the disease in the clones was not confirmed. The study published last year showed that the eight-year-old Dollies aged normally, while in the current study, they also found only cases of mild osteoarthritis and one case of moderate osteoarthritis among the Dollies.

by | November 24, 2017 | 20:56

But it turns out, the space agency might have been wrong. Speaking about this research, US Geological Survey's Colin Dundas explains, "We've thought of RSL [recurring slope lineae] as possible liquid water flows, but the slopes are more like what we expect for dry sand".

by | November 24, 2017 | 20:07

These issues are now solved, according to Intel, but the security notice doesn't make any specific mention of MINIX or whether it has been completely replaced. Intel recently addressed this issue in a statement by confirming that they are working towards releasing updates which would patch the security flaws .

by | November 24, 2017 | 17:41

She is now filming the show's eighth and final season . "There are so many shows centered around this very true fact that people reproduce", the 31-year-old told Harper's BAZAAR for its December/January 2018 issue. Dany emerged from the flames unscathed as everyone else perished. Likewise, it would seem very odd indeed if a scene set in one of Littlefinger's brothels didn't feature patrons in the buff.

by | November 24, 2017 | 16:48

The web page will show only a list of accounts, not the posts or ads affiliated with them, according to a mock-up. Social media presenter Shannon Redstall spoke to Duncan Garner. In recent years, Facebook and other social networks like it have become breeding grounds for fake news, the unfortunate result of a huge number of people depending on it as their primary news source.

by | November 24, 2017 | 12:51

Bright nighttime lighting only started becoming widespread about 100 years ago, meaning we have little idea how humans or other species adapt to it at an evolutionary level. The only places where the researchers found dramatic declines in night light were in areas of conflict such as Syria and Yemen. Researchers were unable to filter out the bright burning light.

by | November 24, 2017 | 11:05

The Rs 199 plan offers 1GB data and unlimited voice calls (local+STD) for some users and local+STD+roaming calls for some users. Jio's cheapest postpaid plan begins from Rs 309. The Rs 549 recharge has 2.5GB data per day for 28 days, which works out to 75 GB of data, while the Rs 799 recharge has 3.5GB daily data. The Rs 458 plan will also offer you 1 GB data per day but for 70 days instead.

by | November 24, 2017 | 09:56

Finally, you can get good discounts and offers on books too. Black Friday: Most supercenters are open 24/7. Black Friday falls on the day after Thanksgiving, which is November 24 this year, but some retailers are set to begin their Black Friday hours much earlier.

by | November 24, 2017 | 03:04

The National Retail Federation reported survey results expecting more than 164 million consumers , representing 69 percent of Americans, to shop over Thanksgiving weekend and Cyber Monday. NPD Group Inc., a retail research company, said its 2017 survey of consumers found that they expect to do almost 40 percent of their holiday shopping online, up from 33 percent in 2016.

by | November 23, 2017 | 20:23

Now, YouTube is working on the Echo Show once again, but it's way different. Now, the service is back on the Show, as Amazon is more or less playing by Google's rules (via VoiceBot.ai ). Echo Show users might not like the changed interface that YouTube has forced, as it's arguable less attractive and the new design is said to require a touch to select and play a video rather than the voice integration that Amazon had implemented before.

by | November 23, 2017 | 18:41

Apparently, the next member of the Mi series will feature an all-screen design. Notably, the Starck Edition of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage space. The device is powered by the top-of-the-line Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor clocked at 2.45GHz along with an Adreno 540 GPU. On the software front, It comes with MIUI 9 atop Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system.

by | November 23, 2017 | 16:50

Nokia 2 comes with Adoptable Storage support, which allows users to format their micro SD card and use it for internal storage. Unveiled at a press event last month in Gurugram, Nokia 2 is the company's cheapest Android phone till date.

by | November 23, 2017 | 13:50

Meanwhile, Sony's PlayStation 4 continues to be a hot seller and Microsoft's just released Xbox One X is likely to be a hit with core gamers, who like to have the latest and greatest hardware. We won't know all the best Black Friday discounts until the actual day, but we've rounded up a few available now and will add more as we find them so stay tuned.

by | November 23, 2017 | 10:35

It originally launched all the way back in 2010. The subscription costs $9.99 per month and includes more than 100 games. Over on Xbox 360, the surprisingly-excellent Child of Eden is free for the first half of December. Chief among the games being offered to Xbox owners next month is Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide , which retails for $39.99 United States dollars.

by | November 23, 2017 | 09:51

Nintendo's third smartphone game follows in the tracks of Super Mario Run and Miitomo . Mostly designed for a young audience, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a simulation game with classic crafting and building features as well as managing the visits of different animals on your campsite.