Sci-tech

by | February 15, 2018 | 16:36

However, Uber lost $1.1 billion in the final quarter of 2017 as compared with $1.46 billion in the preceeding quarter as revenue rose. Uber's loss was mainly based on accepted accounting standards, which includes write-downs and significant legal expenses.

by | February 15, 2018 | 16:29

The same four colors are on offer for the Pro: Black, Gold, Blue and Rose gold. It will go on sale from February 22 via Flipkart , Mi Home, and Mi.com. The phone has a 6GB RAM variant and with this, the phone will give competition to the likes of OnePlus 5T smartphone that too comes with 6GB. Other connectivity features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, and Global Positioning System.

by | February 15, 2018 | 15:44

Charleston Police say the missing 4-year-old's mother is at a local hospital. A law enforcement officer was checking on a vehicle when he noticed a man asleep in a vehicle with a little girl inside the auto. Riverside Police Chief Rick Oliver was called to the scene, and there was then a heated exchange between Evans and the other men. Police say the person of interest in her disappearance has facial tattoos, describing them as a lightning bolt and a flame.

by | February 15, 2018 | 15:24

US Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday recommended the agency approve SpaceX's application to provide broadband services using satellite technologies in the US and on a global basis. " SpaceX anticipates that an initial deployment of as few as 800 satellites will be capable of providing high-speed, low-latency broadband throughout the USA and anywhere on the planet", SpaceX said in one filing with the FCC.

by | February 15, 2018 | 15:27

After some "High-level hacking", Tango and Bethesda obliged and starting today fans of The Evil Within 2 can download a FREE update to enact the first-person mode. Producer Shinsaku Ohara shared his thoughts about the process and challenges of bringing a first-person perspective to a third-person game. The Evil Within 2 seems like it would be a good fit for virtual reality, especially with the success that Resident Evil 7 found on PSVR.

by | February 15, 2018 | 15:22

This helps us improve and operate the Onavo service by analyzing your use of websites, apps and data. We've separately verified the presence of the Protect option on the Facebook app installed on one of our iOS devices in India. But Facebook can see a lot-if that app doesn't encrypt its own traffic, in fact, they can see almost everything you do in that app. This...is not that.

by | February 15, 2018 | 15:19

Sea of Thieves the new action-adventure pirate game came out with a few new announcements recently. There will also be more tests being conducted in the coming weeks, and once they are over, the developer confirmed that another beta will be held closer to the game's launch.

by | February 15, 2018 | 14:51

The drones typically used in the light shows are lighter than volleyballs. The Olympic-related achievement is one in a series of drone developments from Intel . Thousands of Intel's drones light up the sky in the shape of the iconic Olympic rings during the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony held in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, Friday.

by | February 15, 2018 | 14:34

Kejriwal. "We will try to complete roads and drains in the Kachhi colonies in the next one year", he said. According to the Public Works Department (PWD), CCTV cameras will be installed in the next five-six months. The AAP had also faced mutiny in last one year. "Land for 786 Mohalla Clinics have been identified". He said just 10 per cent of the work was done vis-a-vis construction of Mohalla Clinics and polyclinics.

by | February 15, 2018 | 14:12

As a result, the announcement that Taco Bell's CEO Brian Niccol would be taking over at Chipotle caused some people to raise their eyebrows. Chipotle was a breakout success in its early days, in large part because it promised to be a healthier way to get a Tex-Mex fix as American consumers became more health conscious.

by | February 15, 2018 | 13:32

She died, along with 32-year-old Jason Hill and 30-year-old Stuart Hill, when the Papillon tour helicopter came down at about 5.20pm on Saturday, the Hualapai Nation Police Department said. "It's just disgusting", witness Teddy Fujimoto said. "Our immediate thoughts are with their family at this very hard and tragic time". "I send my sympathies to their families, colleagues and loved ones".

by | February 15, 2018 | 11:33

When you open the chat, hearts will fall across your screen. The moment you both confirm you're in a relationship Messenger will open a conversation screen with your partner and the screen will be filled with a heart shower. Men and women actually express their love (via emojis) pretty similarly! Valentine's Day was one of the most popular and active days on Messenger last year - we're excited to see if that holds true for this year! Filters like the heart eye filter, falling candy heart ...

by | February 15, 2018 | 10:58

Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will boost production targets for two large sport utility vehicles by 25 percent this year to challenge rival General Motors Co's hegemony in a highly profitable USA market segment and boost its own anemic profit margins.

by | February 15, 2018 | 10:47

In addition to the carrot Fox is also wielding a stick by threatening to kill off the station completely if its ambitions are thwarted. Fox has strengthened the so-called "firewall" remedies it had already tabled, including "establishing a fully independent, expert Sky News editorial board".

by | February 15, 2018 | 09:38

Key settings are activated by default when users sign up and were hard to find, making them invalid as declarations of consent. VZBV said that in the Facebook smartphone app, a location service was pre-activated that revealed the user's location to the people they were chatting to and that, in the privacy settings, ticks were already placed in boxes that could allow search engines to link to a user's timeline.

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:59

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is cursing out cancer. "Hoorah! Great doctors, great results, feeling happy and ready to rock after surgery", she wrote along with a stunning photo of herself, adding. The " Veep " star initially shared the news of her diagnosis with a political post on social media back in September of 2017. The " Seinfeld " star finished chemotherapy last month - a feat that was celebrated by her two sons with a hilarious video set to Michael Jackson's " Beat It ".

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:28

The Pentagon is increasing its support for Afghan forces by $300 million from its fiscal year 2018 request. However, the exorbitant defense package could come across many hurdles in Congress as officials debate the finer details of the proposed spending plan.

by | February 15, 2018 | 02:38

Cook also said in the Q&A with shareholders that its wearables division which includes Apple Watch and AirPod headphones, was approaching the size of a Fortune 300 company. Seeing as Apple's current stock price is falling, albeit, at a slow rate, this will surely be brought up by the investors themselves. "After they've paid their taxes and repatriation, Apple will have somewhere around $230 billion in cash".

by | February 15, 2018 | 01:30

The latest news indicates that soon after Snap Inc rolled out the last update with a redesigned UI, users took it to other social media sites like Twitter in order to complain that the new design is however confusing and hard. We reported back in November that Snapchat had plans of a redesign coming to help combat plummeting sales. Changes as radical as the ones introduced by Snapchat are always likely to have teething problems, but the backlash has been quite significant.

by | February 15, 2018 | 01:09

Facebook, which was once a place for users to post personal stuff and engage in conversations, today is flooded with ads and non-personal content. The company said the rollout will be slow, so the feature might not pop up for you immediately.

by | February 14, 2018 | 23:29

When the moon passes from the orbit between the sun and the earth, the moon's shadow appears over the sun. The eclipse will begin on February 15 at 6:55 pm and will reach its maximum at 8:51 pm and the last location to see the partial eclipse would be at 10:47 pm.

by | February 14, 2018 | 20:02

Many users are disappointed with the latest update to the app that redesigned everything and moved a lot of the content within the app around. Some Snapchat users have this complain that the app was automatically updated, and they have lost some of the archived messages or data popularly known as Memories .

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:20

According to Rare, Sea of Thieves microtransactions may indeed be included in the game but not in the form we expected it. This lines up with the information uncovered by dataminers during the beta, as a premium shop is hidden within the game's code.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:11

This is apparently what a "coupe" looks like in 2018. Now there's a new one. Traditional BMW styling cues include an enlarged version of the "kidney" grille, aggressive headlight detailing and the all-important "Hofmeister kink" rear window detail.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:41

The update also corrects the much talked about hamburger emoji and also includes the February Google Security Patch. Out of these three, Nokia 6 (2018) has already been launched in China earlier this year with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The Android 8.1 for the Nokia 8 weights in at around 1562.7MB. Coming to the specs of the Nokia 6 (2018 ), it features a 5.5-inch full HD 1080p display and a more sophisticated design than its predecessor.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:34

SpaceX's other drone ships are named after ships in books written by the same author. The Falcon Heavy then shed its two side boosters as planned, with both miraculously touching back down safely on the ground so they could be reused. Now that the Falcon Heavy has flown, more work remains to refine the rocket and develop its successor, the so-called BFR booster and spaceship that he hopes will one day be bound for Mars .

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:12

Now, you won't likely ever see that 2Gbps number in reality. Qualcomm reveals that the Snapdragon X24 supports up to seven carrier aggregation . With the Snapdragon X24 LTE modem's fiber-like Internet speeds delivered wirelessly, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can offer consumers incredible mobile experiences such as immersive 360-degree video, connected cloud computing, rich entertainment and instant apps.

by | February 14, 2018 | 17:29

As part of the deal, THQ Nordic gains all of of Deep Silver's studios such as Volition and Dambuster and Dead Island , as well as Deep Silver's exclusive rights to the Metro franchise, which is developed by 4A. Any projects now under development at Deep Silver will remain, which hopefully means Dead Island 2 is still on the way despite its long, troubled development.

by | February 14, 2018 | 17:19

Yes, for now, AMP Stories would only show up when you search for specific publishers, as they aren't currently available for all and only a select publishers are a part of the developer preview program. AMP for email will make it possible for information to easily keep up-to-date. It's another way to consume content and catch up on the latest news from publishers right on your smartphone.

by | February 14, 2018 | 17:14

But as a hint of how it would work, Area 120 said the plan is to offer Smart Replies right into the notifications tab, supposedly when the user receives a notification from the above-mentioned third-party chat apps. Google's experimental product lab called Area 120 is now testing a new system simply called Reply that will work with Google's Hangouts and Allo , WhatsApp , Facebook Messenger , Android Messages , Skype , Twitter direct messages and Slack .

by | February 14, 2018 | 17:01

As part of the decision, some sites that contain Google ads will be affected. Google in a Chromium blog post on Wednesday reiterated it would block ads that do not follow the Better Ads Standards guidelines, and also presented more details on how Chrome's ad filtering works.

by | February 14, 2018 | 12:59

The NASA document says that ending federal support of the ISS doesn't mean it will necessarily come down, as "it is possible that industry could continue to operate certain elements of capabilities of the ISS of a future commercial platform".

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:30

But it was Kim Yo Jong who is the object of most South Korean fascination. It was reported yesterday that the organizers of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 were looking into a possible cyberattack that was executed during the opening ceremony on Friday.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:14

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 564,052,011 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $38,880,105,000 after purchasing an additional 25,053,413 shares during the last quarter. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, thirty-one have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

by | February 12, 2018 | 15:55

They're also the closest-ever images of Kuiper Belt objects. New Horizons is the first NASA spacecraft to fly by Pluto and the fifth to speed beyond the outer planets. "The spacecraft also is making almost continuous measurements of the plasma, dust and neutral-gas environment along its path". Launched in 2006, the spacecraft made headlines in 2015 when its flyby of Pluto sent back vivid, high-definition images of the cold, icy dwarf planet that used to be but a smudge on telescopes.