Sci-tech

by | December 07, 2017 | 06:17

Such high transaction fees could cause a game to cost far more than it's original value, and those trying to cover the transaction fees with more Bitcoins may find they don't have enough if the value of the cryptocurrency has decreased before the transaction went through.

by | December 06, 2017 | 18:01

Singapore Prime members are also entitled to unlimited free global shipping on orders above S$60 from Amazon US. According to Amazon, for this week, Singapore customers who are Prime members get to enjoy exclusive access to free two-hour delivery on orders over S$40.

by | December 06, 2017 | 16:11

It took Amazon long enough, but the Prime Video tvOS app for Apple TV is finally available for download on Apple's media streaming box. The Apple TV 4K is largely expected to go on sale on Amazon.com following today's move. It works on Apple TV models from the 3rd generation and up. According to research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners , 63 percent of Amazon's customers are Prime members , and in the past 12 months, the total subscriber base has grown by 38 percent.

by | December 06, 2017 | 12:19

RBI on Wednesday expectedly kept interest rates unchanged but raised the inflation forecast for the remainder of the current financial year to 4.3-4.7 per cent. Another source of RBI discomfort is that core inflation, which excludes food and energy prices, has remained stubbornly high at around 4.5 per cent.

by | December 06, 2017 | 09:12

TGI Fridays: The Dallas-based casual-dining chain lets customers reserve a table. In October 2016, GM announced plans to combine IBM's artificial intelligence software Watson with the carmaker's OnStar system in order to market services to drivers in their vehicles.

by | December 06, 2017 | 02:35

More than 3,000 posts with #koalaselfie already exist on the platform, but Instagram won't be banning the photos. HuffPost reports that starting this week, if you search for common hashtags associated with photos of humans posing with wildlife-for example, #lionselfie-you will be notified that these images generally have some sordid connections.

by | December 06, 2017 | 01:43

Similarly, Amazon Prime Video doesn't support Google's Cast feature, making it hard to get video to a big screen for Android users . Clearly, Google is ready to pull out all the stops in order to force Amazon into a business deal that can hopefully be beneficial for each party.

by | December 06, 2017 | 01:46

Serial entrepreneur and tech visionary Elon Musk is planning to send a red electric sports vehicle made by one of his companies into outer space on a massive rocket ship made by another one of his companies. The company pushed back Heavy's first flight a few times: it was originally gunning for a summer launch but eventually moved it to November (and then again to December).

by | December 05, 2017 | 23:41

While few details about the platform were announced, Qualcomm said to expect to see the first smartphones based on its new chips later this year. Interestingly, the Asus NovaGo will run Windows 10 S, but customers will be able to upgrade for free to Windows 10 Pro through September 2018.

by | December 05, 2017 | 21:54

It will reside just underneath an Instagram user's profile bio and it will allow for users to add several different Stories into one highlight. Right now, the grid of photos on each user's profile functions kind of like a scrapbook of moments, whereas the ephemeral Stories are more for live updates, but these new features bridge that gap.

by | December 05, 2017 | 18:09

At the same time, parents were willing to let their children aged 6 to 12 use social media as long as there was strict parental control. Hundreds of users were left clueless when they found their favourite social network messenger/chatting service, Facebook messenger down due to a worldwide outage.

by | December 05, 2017 | 17:55

Details on the new God of War's release have been fairly sparse, beyond the loose "early 2018" frame that we've been throwing around . To make matters even more interesting, Amazon UK has made a decision to slap a date on the official God of War art book, apparently set to release on the 15th March.

by | December 05, 2017 | 16:56

Tom Clancy's The Division will also be available at a 70% discounted price during this time on all platforms, and players will be able to carry over all of their progress if they decide to purchase the full game. Other additions include a new social hub, improvements to the Underground DLC, tweaks to the rogue mechanics, and some gear system optimisations.

by | December 05, 2017 | 16:58

Given that the Shield Tablet shares the same architecture as the Switch , there's a very strong chance we could see these games coming to the eShop at some point in the future, too. It has an impressive collection of Wii games such as Sin and Punishment: Star Successor, Kirby's Epic Yarn and Metroid Prime Trilogy. Since the Wii games are not available on the Nintendo Switch , Shield could turn out to be the best alternative.

by | December 05, 2017 | 14:48

So stay tuned and let us know what would you like to see in the upcoming phone from Nokia . Nokia 9 has been part of major leaks in the past and it was expected to arrive before the end of this year. The Cameras will be powered by more advanced modes and other functions for the ideal photography. Apart from the specifications, the phone's pricing has also leaked on various websites.

by | December 05, 2017 | 13:22

Voyager needs to rotate itself every so often so that its antenna points to our planet. NASA scientists managed to turn the engines running in 1977, the year of the interplanetary station "Voyager 1", that is at a distance of more than 20 billion kilometers from Earth.

by | December 05, 2017 | 12:11

Simply sign in with a Uplay account here to claim a copy and it will be automatically added to your Uplay library. It will be available until December 11 at 2am PST. Starting on December 12, 2017, gamers can download a copy of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for free, however, the title will lose its $0.00 price tag on December 28, 2017.

by | December 05, 2017 | 03:25

He wrote in a tweet that the crew had a blast channeling their inner chef by building tasty pizzas for movie night. Fellow Expedition 53 crew member, astronaut Randy Bresnik ‏, uploaded a minute-long video of the assembly process. By Nespoli's account, the final pies were "delicious", but admittedly, these pizzas were the kind that probably only a desperate astronaut could love.

by | December 05, 2017 | 00:05

Dialog, which supplies chips for iPhones, iPads and watches, conceded in a statement Monday that Apple could be about to move its chip design in-house. As for 2018, Dialog said it "does not have reason to believe its current expectations of 2018 Apple business would be impacted", even if Apple makes its own chips.

by | December 04, 2017 | 22:04

In the 3DS version, scanning one of the existing Mega Man amiibo unlocks 11 extra levels for the game's Challenge mode. As you can see from the first trailer, the series has a brand new art style, new power ups, and new environments.

by | December 04, 2017 | 16:51

It will investigate whether the disruption of the news media by the USA tech giants has been detrimental to consumers and publishers. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will examine whether the pair, along with other internet giants, are misusing their market power to push traditional media outlets out of the advertising market, and cash in on the work of journalists without paying for the privilege.

by | December 04, 2017 | 16:51

More than half of the workforce at the London site will focus on engineering, making this the company's largest engineering centre outside of the US. The scheme will see eligible startups invited to take part in a 12-week incubator programme, in which they will receive training and mentorship from Facebook product managers and engineers to help them reach the next stage of their organisation's development.

by | December 04, 2017 | 16:10

Also known as a Cold Moon, this phenomenon is caused when the orbit of a new or full moon is in sync with the its closest approach to Earth , making it appear closer and brighter than usual. 2. The Moon will lose its brightness and take on an eerie, fainter-than-normal glow from the scant sunlight, giving it a reddish hue. Supermoons only happen a few times a year at most, because the moon's orbit changes orientation while the Earth orbits the sun.

by | December 04, 2017 | 11:28

Those who had not yet upgraded their operating system from the original version of High Sierra , 10.13.0, to the most recent version, 10.13.1, but had downloaded the patch, say the "root" bug reappears when they install the most recent macOS system update.

by | December 04, 2017 | 10:08

Short Message Service (SMS) is celebrating its 25th birthday. Long before the ability to send GIFs and video messages on smartphones, a 22-year-old sent the first ever text message to a mobile phone. December 3 marks 25 years since mobile telephones moved beyond mere audio. And we can see that continuation through to today when we have hundreds of thousands of applications on our smartphone.

by | December 04, 2017 | 10:02

The reports of the launch of a special "Microsoft Edition" Galaxy S8 surfaced for several days following their commercial debut. Samsung is also planning to launch its flagship Galaxy S9 earlier than usual. Android Headlines says the screen looks more like the super active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) one found on the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active.

by | December 04, 2017 | 02:10

The Yankees had been considered the favorite to sign Ohtani for weeks now because they have as much worldwide bonus money available as any team ($3.5M), also because they have a great young roster loaded with talent. Two other possibilities: San Diego and the San Francisco Giants . But he also wants to play either the outfield or be a designated hitter. Ohtani is choosing to come over to the United States years before he can make anywhere near what he would have on the open market due to ...

by | December 03, 2017 | 09:57

The abuse by Levine allegedly began in 1985 while Levine was guest conductor at the Ravinia Festival near Chicago, the Post reports . James Levine, the former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, is being investigated for allegations of sexual abuse.

by | December 03, 2017 | 09:58

OR saw two of its big men, MiKyle McIntosh and Paul White, foul out in a combined 38 minutes. The Broncos rank 17th in three pointers allowed per game (17.7) while the Ducks rank 224th (22.5). The Ducks' best win so far came in last week's overtime win over No. 129 DePaul. Boise State scored the next five points to take a 64-58 lead including another three-pointer from Jessup forcing an OR timeout.

by | December 03, 2017 | 05:40

Although they weren't related to the dinosaurs, they lived alongside them, shared certain similarities, and went extinct at about the same time as them. The embryonic bones indicated the hind legs of a baby Hamipterus developed more rapidly than crucial wing elements like the humerus bone, said paleontologist Alexander Kellner of Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro.

by | December 03, 2017 | 05:40

The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk has claimed that the Falcon Heavy rocket's first trip to space will accompany a Tesla Roadster into space. It has said that reused rockets will be a part of the maiden launch of the Falcon Heavy, which is essentially three Falcon 9 rockets, the company's current workhorse, strapped together.

by | December 03, 2017 | 02:39

It orients itself by firing several 10-millisecond puffs with its thrusters - problem is, the ones it regularly uses haven't been performing as well after four decades in space. All of Voyager's thrusters were developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne. The similar kind of thruster, called the MR-103, travelled on other NASA probe as well, like Dawn and Cassini.

by | December 02, 2017 | 21:08

A supermoon occurs when a full or new moon coincides with the lunar orb being particularly close to earth in its cycle. However, the moon will reach its closest point to the earth at 9am GMT on 4 December when it will come within just 222,443 miles of the earth.

by | December 02, 2017 | 17:45

Winslow Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Amazon.Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $560.10 billion market cap company. Therefore 94% are positive. Aegis restated a "buy" rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Monday. J.P. Morgan maintained Amazon.com, Inc.

by | December 02, 2017 | 15:36

With the upcoming update, the Control Center on all devices will get two new informational pop-ups clarifying the settings for the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth toggles. If you're still waiting for the update to appear on your device, turning off notifications on the apps sending you reminders, or turning off notifications altogether, can fix the problem until your copy of iOS 11.2 appears.