Sci-tech

by | January 30, 2018 | 14:45

The company is said to be working on at least three new Mac models which will feature an ARM coprocessor. The report doesn't mention which product lines will be getting this new coprocessor, only that at least three models are being developed with Apple-designed chips and that they include two laptops and a new desktop.

by | January 30, 2018 | 13:38

That's obviously set to change after Google's partial HTC acquisition , announced back in September , approved by Taiwanese regulators last month , and officially finalized today. Six years ago, Google announced a US$12.5 billion buyout of Motorola Mobility . In late August, reports emerged that a deal between Google and HTC will be announced by the end of 2017.

by | January 30, 2018 | 05:37

The CRB also removed the Total Content Cost (TCC) cap and raised the TCC rate, which should help close the gap between record company and publishing earnings on services such as Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon. "The additional benefits obtained from the late fee granted in the decision plus the removal of the total content cost cap are sorely needed elements in our path towards equitable compensation for the use of our music in the ever-growing digital economy".

by | January 30, 2018 | 04:14

This moon is promised to also be a "supermoon" , meaning that the Earth's natural satellite will appear about 14% bigger and about 30% brighter in the sky. He lives in Ottawa so he will see the moon moving into the shadow just as the moon sets. He went on to say, "Again, you'll have more success if you can go to a high place with a clear view to the West".

by | January 30, 2018 | 03:18

There was some hype building up for it since its announcement , but since that time, we've heard pretty much next to nothing as Square Enix focused on its just-confirmed Royal Edition of the game. A decade after its unveiling, Final Fantasy XV finally launched on PS4 and Xbox One at the end of 2016. " Unbeknownst to Noctis, however, the journey ahead is fraught with perils ".

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:51

If VMware were to buy Dell, VMware would issue shares to Michael Dell and Silver Lake, the private owners of Dell. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and twenty-one have issued a buy rating to the stock.

by | January 30, 2018 | 00:45

During a totality in a lunar eclipse, the moon takes on a reddish hue due to light being separated by the earth's atmosphere before it hits the moon's surface. The eclipse, according to Nasa , will be "extra special" for those in the U.S. and other parts of the world such as the Middle East, Asia, eastern Russia, Australia and New Zealand, where the Blue Moon will coincide with a total lunar eclipse .

by | January 30, 2018 | 00:03

All three were known to spend time in the Village. He had previously been a part of an earlier police investigation known as Project Houston. Police are now looking at disappearances from at least as far back as 2010. A new investigation launched last August led to McArthur's arrest. September 2017 - Project Prism officers identify Bruce McArthur "as someone to be included or excluded as being involved in the disappearance of Andrew Kinsman".

by | January 29, 2018 | 23:27

The fact that epic is cancelling this game is incredibly saddening but if fortnite hadn't been such a success due to the popularity of the BR genre paragon would still be with us. Thanking players for all their commitment and loyalty, the statement read: 'We truly appreciate everything you've put into Paragon . It said sorry for the failure of the game, which happened despite lots of hard work and passion in and outside of the company.

by | January 29, 2018 | 17:44

Putting an end to all the hustle and bustle, SpaceX has finally announced the launch date of the maiden flight of its Falcon Heavy Rocket. During its lift off from the launch pad, the Falcon Heavy rocket will generate around 4.7 million pounds of thrust and thrust is way higher than the current leader the European Ariane 5 launcher, which produces around 2.9 million pounds of thrust.

by | January 29, 2018 | 11:50

She has further added, "I am not someone who has ever been excited about the box-office numbers, but I have to say that this time I am because I think it's going to be earth-shattering". Expressing anger over the film Padmaavat , which had landed in troubled waters ever since the film went to the floor, the Karni Sena leader said, " Bhansali has insulted our mother Padmavati , but we will ensure that he feels proud of the movie we will make".

by | January 29, 2018 | 07:40

The tariff of Rs 2 .7 per GB data is about 99 per cent lower compared to Rs 249-259 per GB charged by established big operators till August 2016 - before commercial launch of Jio services. Once the 1GB daily data usage limit in Jio plan is over, the speed of data reduced to a low speed but it won't stop and never charge you. Airtel Rs 349 plan: Airtel earlier offered unlimited all Local, STD and Roaming Calls, 2GB data per day data and 100 SMS per day for 28 days at Rs 349.

by | January 29, 2018 | 04:34

Last November, the site released a heat map showing the activity of its users from around the world, containing information from a billion activities across three trillion latitude and longitude points. And also other regular routes that service members are active on - likely indicating where they work, live, eat, and run in and outside of their bases, as well as how frequently.

by | January 28, 2018 | 23:02

Workers are also still manually assembling batteries at the Gigafactory. Hence the significant automation at the Gigafactory, to supply enough battery packs, and the automation at the factory in Fremont, CA, to roll more than twice as many cars as Tesla produced in 2017.

by | January 28, 2018 | 19:56

A supermoon is when the moon turns full when it is closest to earth during its orbit - about 223,000 miles - and appears about 14 percent brighter than a typical full moon. For observers living in NY or Washington D.C., the space agency suggests a 6.45 a.m. ET start for the best viewing. The umbral eclipse begins at 3:48 a.m.

by | January 28, 2018 | 15:23

It could be the upgraded variant of the China-exclusive Nokia 7 launched back in October 2017. The smartphone will be dubbed as Nokia 7 Plus and it has now appeared on benchmarking site Geekbench which has revealed the key specifications of the phone.

by | January 27, 2018 | 23:59

Google has been toying with the idea of hyperlocal news for a while now. You can add photos, video clips and text to the story to give it more context as well (and you won't be limited to 280 characters like you are on Twitter ). Facebook also has a service called Local that offers news and information about local events. In the previous year, Google came under a lot of scrutiny for spreading misinformation by pushing fake-news stories to the top of its search algorithm.

by | January 27, 2018 | 18:56

Marching bands, floats, military hardware, camels and stunt performers on motorbikes were paraded from the president's palace through the tree-lined roads of central Delhi. The Republic Day of India will be celebrated at the Indian School Bahrain Isa Town campus today from 9 am to 10.30am. On 31 December previous year, Goh, who was Lee's predecessor as prime minister, wrote that he hopes the identity of Singapore's next premier will be decided in the next six to nine months.

by | January 27, 2018 | 17:28

Epic have resolved to directly provide refunds to players that request them, whether on PC or PS4. In order to get your refund from Epic, you can link your Epic account to the game and request a refund from there. "We have failed you - despite the team's incredibly hard work - and we're sorry", the statement added. Nonetheless, this will be your last chance to check out Paragon before it's gone for good.

by | January 27, 2018 | 14:08

A couple of days ago, Ubisoft revealed some new prices and new editions for Rainbow Six: Siege . The tactical team-based shooter recently surpassed 25 million registered players (for context, it only had 10 million at the end of year one), with back-catalog sales and "player recurring investment" driving that long-term growth.

by | January 26, 2018 | 19:12

Let's break it down. The moon is closer to Earth in its orbit and 14 percent brighter than usual, making it a super moon. This is the first time in more than 150 years that the trifecta of events will coincide, so it's certainly a worthy cause for waking up early to admire it.

by | January 26, 2018 | 18:54

Since all these are Legendary mods, players will also get five Power bonuses for using them. This list of possible exotic drops is comprised of all non-quest exotics, with armor and weapons weighted equally, and is restricted to things your class can equip.

by | January 26, 2018 | 17:25

The speaker simulates stereo sound and reports claim the technology it uses to create self-adjust audio quality on the fly is on par with speakers costing US$85,000. And even better? Try saying "Hey Siri, can you play something totally different?" to change the mood of your soundtrack. The device comes in white or space gray and costs $349 Dollars.

by | January 26, 2018 | 15:06

This will be a tight game throughout, with the Patriots scoring late to take a one-touchdown lead. Johnson says the donut shop has started getting prank calls from Patriots fans, who he identifies by their Boston accents. After watching the Vikings go 13-3 and pull out a miracle victory over New Orleans in the NFC Divisional playoffs, the Eagles' far-too-easy 38-7 victory over Minnesota at Lincoln Financial Field left many with an empty feeling.

by | January 26, 2018 | 14:24

The 87-year-old repeatedly praised European Union competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager, whom he said would be the social media companies' "nemesis". Social-media companies " are inducing people to give up their autonomy ". Soros claimed that because the tech giants were "near-monopoly distributors", this made public utilities and as such should subject them to more stringent regulation aimed at preserving competition and innovation.

by | January 26, 2018 | 11:23

Based on projections of plastic waste going into the ocean, the researchers suggest that the number of plastic items snagged on Asia-Pacific corals may increase from 11.1 billion to 15.7 billion plastic items by 2025. As a marine disease ecologist, her current research focuses on identifying and assessing natural buffers for mitigating infectious diseases that threaten coral reefs and human livelihoods in developing coastal regions.

by | January 26, 2018 | 09:44

Monster Hunter World's gameplay revolves around numerous same ideas found in previous games, like tracking down whichever monster you're hunting, setting traps or ambushes, and then taking down your prey in nail-baiting close quarters combat.

by | January 26, 2018 | 09:33

First, Sarsfield snapped some ligaments before Vancouver 2010 and then, seemingly at the peak of her form prior to Sochi, she fell just short of the qualifying standard but was not handed the extra qualifying place given to the British Olympic Association.

by | January 26, 2018 | 09:22

It was not until around 2 million years ago that human ancestors first migrated out of Africa and spread throughout the Old World. Researchers on Thursday announced the discovery of the fossil estimated as 177,000 to 194,000 years old, and said the teeth bore telltale traits of Homo sapiens not present in close human relatives alive at the time including Neanderthals.

by | January 26, 2018 | 07:35

Can the simple act of eating a sandwich really be bad for the environment? The study considered the carbon footprint of 40 home-made and pre-packaged sandwiches, and looked at the whole life cycle of sandwiches: from the production of ingredients and packaging, to food waste.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:54

Muting "reminder ads" takes this a step further by allowing you to mute ads that you may have once been interested in but for one reason or another no longer are - for the time being, at least. The short version is that the company has chose to allow us to expand user control of advertisement even more. Users may still see reminder ads from time to time even if they are completely muted through Google's tool but at a significantly lower rate than before.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:31

Animoji options . A lion, bear, dragon, and skull will join the 12 different Animoji that were previously available to iPhone X users. Apple has introduced Face ID with Animoji feature which works with company's own facial recognition technology.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:27

Yelich led Major League center fielders last season in fielding percentage (.997) and ranked second in starts (155) and fourth in total chances (372) as he committed just a single error all year. Yelich will make $46.75 million over the next five years, which is a bargain. He played exclusively center field in 2017 but has experience at each corner position as well if needed for his new team.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:09

But he added that another reason was "the use of language that doesn't reflect the terms of reference that have been agreed". He warned at a press conference that such language violated longstanding worldwide agreements created to prevent currency wars.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:36

It was first introduced in iOS 10.2 and dynamically manages the handset's performance, but until now users have not been able to choose whether it's turned on or off. And, today, the iPhone maker officially reveals that this feature will be introduced in iOS 11 .3. For users who want to know more about these new fixes and features, the whole update preview can be seen on Apple's website.