Sci-tech

by | March 24, 2018 | 08:36

Built on the Mahindra platform, the new SUV will drive engineering and commercial efficiencies and be sold independently by both companies as separate brands. Auto sales in India are much lower than China or the US. Ford was one of the first foreign manufacturers to enter the Indian market, but back in 1995 automotive demand was small and there were still strict controls over foreign investments.

by | March 23, 2018 | 14:44

The Chinese smartphone maker and ‎telecommunications giant is reportedly in talks to license SIRIN LABS' operating ‎system and could reach an agreement in the coming ‎weeks, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar ‎with the matter.‎.

by | March 23, 2018 | 13:53

The website has reported that a user of its forum had shared the download link of MIUI 9 .5 China Stable ROM for the Redmi Note 5 ( Redmi Note 5 Pro ). The update is now rolled out to Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 4 with Qualcomm (Redmi Note 4x), Redmi 5 Plus, Mi Max and Mi Max Prime and Redmi Note 3 powered by Qualcomm chipset.

by | March 22, 2018 | 03:31

Most robotic fish are like fish out of water: They're surprisingly poor swimmers, and they often scare away any other creatures they come in contact with. It can be piloted with a waterproof remote control that uses ultrasonic signals and is based on an after-market video game controller . Up until now, SoFi doesn't seem to aggravate the developments of other fish.

by | March 22, 2018 | 03:27

A Soyuz rocket carrying two NASA astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut is all set to blast off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station (ISS) on 21 March. While onboard, the space station's crew will carry out a variety of scientific experiments, including the testing of microgravity's effects on bone marrow and different types of blood cells.

by | March 21, 2018 | 23:41

At least half a dozen asteroids skim past Earth during any given month but Bennu's sheer size has given astronomers true cause for concern. The plan is called HAMMER, which stands for (deep breath) Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response .

by | March 21, 2018 | 17:01

Wylie disclosed that Cambridge Analytica purchased Facebook users data from third-party entities. He told an audience at the Frontline Club in London that before the story broke, Facebook had agreed to work with him to improve its platform.

by | March 21, 2018 | 15:55

It has underperformed by 29.74% the S&P500. Central Asset And Management Hldgs (Hk) holds 16.52% of its portfolio in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) for 11.57 million shares. Moreover, Fil has 0.01% invested in Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX). Bancorpsouth Incorporated holds 0.32% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 135,484 shares.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:05

The ashes of renowned physicist Steven Hawking will be interred in Westminster Abbey here near the graves of ground-breaking scientists Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin . Atomic scientists Ernest Rutherford and Joseph John Thomson were buried there in 1937 and in 1940, respectively. "Our father lived and worked in Cambridge for over 50 years".

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:49

Five years later, Facebook acquired WhatsApp, a popular messaging app, for $19 billion. Ever since former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie revealed how the tech firm exploited Facebook to harvest data and " target the inner demons " of 50 million users, all tech hell has broken loose.

by | March 21, 2018 | 05:24

Google had removed the "View Image" button from Google Images in view of protecting creators' copyrights and credits. Now if you want to download an image, you'll have to visit the site and scroll down to find it. Of course, there are workarounds: Chrome users can right click "Open Image in New Tab" to bring up a picture in a separate window. Another user, Mike GmCity, said: "I hate that I now have to use a third-party app to be able to do something I use several times a day".

by | March 20, 2018 | 23:21

When studying tape of Siemian, Spielman said there were similarities to the Vikings going after Keenum past year and signing him to originally be the backup. Siemian went 5-5 as a starter and played in 11 games overall. Ian Rapoport reports that when the Broncos realized Cousins' price tag, they pivoted to Case Keenum .

by | March 20, 2018 | 23:17

Entering this year's National Football League free agency, one of the most appealing players on the market was quarterback Kirk Cousins , as it was reported the Minnesota Vikings , Denver Broncos , New York Jets , and the Arizona Cardinals were all after his signature.

by | March 20, 2018 | 19:00

Airtel's Rs 499 plan to Vodafone's Rs 499 plan and Reliance Jio's Rs 509 plan: Postpaid plans with more than 40GB data per month. Alternatively, you can try out Airtel's Rs. Officials said, the unused 3G/4G data of a subscriber at the end of a particular bill cycle will be carried forward and added to the data quota for the next bill cycle under the new offer.

by | March 20, 2018 | 15:59

As an added bonus HTC has announced a worldwide price cut for the existing HTC Vive HMD. Now HTC has shared more info about its Vive Pro HMD launch plans, including pricing, pre-orders, and release dates. The VIVE Pro also comes with built-in headphones that are equipped with built-in power amplifier and microphones with active noise cancellation. VR fans can now preorder the HTC Vive Pro for $799, while the price of the HTC Vive goes down to $499.

by | March 20, 2018 | 14:13

This new feature would let users compliment or trash other people's feed, posts or stories. Have you ever been surfing your Instagram feed and come across something so fantastic or stylish that you wish you could buy it there and there, without having to deal with the hassle of tapping a few buttons and looking for it online.

by | March 20, 2018 | 11:13

This is bad news in all other regards but great news if you're in the mood to suddenly feel overwhelming despair at just how much we've fucked up everything on the planet: the last male northern white rhino has died in captivity. African rhinos have been decimated by poachers killing them to meet demand for their horns, primarily in Vietnam and China, where the horn is used in jewelry and traditional medicines.

by | March 20, 2018 | 09:43

The storage company has announced their new 3D NAND Flash memory-based server SSD with a 100 TB capacity. Unlike Samsung's earlier effort, which offered impressive capacity alongside ultra-fast read and write speeds, the DC100 is engineered to prioritize capacity over everything else.

by | March 20, 2018 | 09:27

Remedy also had a talk at GDC today about incorporating DXR into their Northlight engine. In the real world, everything that we see is essentially the result of light bouncing off of the objects in our vision. 2018, Microsoft has today unveiled a new API as part of the larger DirectX framework, DirectX Raytracing (DXR), with both Nvidia and AMD pledging their support - to one degree or another.

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:38

Indeed, when a streamer is playing a supported game they need only hit a hotkey or toggle an in-game setting to get up and running with Facebook's new streaming tools. Facebook integration also allows for the use of an enhanced "Friend Finder" which allows streamers to play with their friends more easily, as well as a "Key Player Stats" section that can help the streamer determine whether or not a player should continue to be a part of their current party.

by | March 20, 2018 | 07:00

First detected on October 19, 2017 by the University of Hawaii's Pan-STARRS 1 telescope on Haleakala and plotted as part of a NASA survey to identify near-Earth objects, 'Oumuamua (Hawaiian for " Scout ") was initially thought to be a comet.

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:41

You can take a look at those, along with some new images of the hardware and its retro-inspired logo, in the gallery below. Atari is making its storied return to the world of video games with a brand new console. The $250 system, which is powered by Linux and AMD Radeon graphics technology, was originally supposed to go up for pre-orders a year ago and ship in Spring 2018 but was delayed due to specific ecosystem issues .

by | March 20, 2018 | 06:21

Walt Disney Pictures has been remaking many of its animated classics as live action/CG hybrid films following the success of The Jungle Book , Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella , but they're beginning to produce such films for its announced but unnamed digital service.

by | March 20, 2018 | 02:29

Without a doubt, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is one of the world's most popular titles out right now, as the game recently managed to surpass more than 5 million players on the Xbox One alone, with there also still being a plethora of PC players enjoying the release.

by | March 20, 2018 | 00:42

But, what about the smallest computers around? The chip is just a prototype right now, but IBM has big plans for this (literally) microscopic computer. It will even be able to perform basic artificial intelligence tasks which including sorting through data. Well, it's an easy way to put computers on things that traditional computer chips wouldn't fit on.

by | March 20, 2018 | 00:32

The most streamed artist on Spotify, whose latest hit God's Plan has spent the last seven weeks at number one on the USA singles chart, made waves this week when he joined the streaming video-game platform Twitch. When it comes to milestones, Fortnite has achieved some big ones. Because you're using an Epic account, all of your details and your friends list will be carried between platforms so that means you get to enjoy cross-progression too.

by | March 19, 2018 | 21:24

According to a fresh report from Bloomberg , the smartwatch could soon feature the budding display technology, with Apple looking to make a "significant investment" over the coming years. Apple's foray into MicroLED display manufacturing has taken the market by surprise. Besides, it wouldn't make sense for Apple to make its 6.5-inch OLED iPhone cheaper than its 5.8/5.9-inch OLED iPhone.

by | March 19, 2018 | 20:29

Amazon today announced Amazon GameOn , a cross-platform, competitive gaming service for developers. What GameOn offers is pretty straightforward: standard multiplayer, leagues and leaderboards, as well as the ability for devs, players, and community members to create custom events or competitions.

by | March 19, 2018 | 19:58

The Google Store promotion for the Pixel 2 XL will only last until March 31. Once the transaction goes through, customers will be paying the full price of $35.38 per month for the 64 GB model and $39.54 per month for the 128 GB model in 24 months.

by | March 19, 2018 | 18:11

Those two things have come together to make for a special day one patch-which is not at all what you likely think. Microsoft now offers a subscription service called Xbox Game Pass , and that lets users download and play a selection of Xbox titles for $9.99 per month.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:11

The game is set for release on the Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. LEGO games are as inevitable as death and taxes, but not every series gets one. No further details have been given surrounding the DC Villains game so we'll have to wait for an official announcement from Warner Bros. In fact, we don't know much about the upcoming game at all, except that it will be developed by TT Games.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:56

About 26.95 million shares traded or 32.31% up from the average. Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. Raymond James And Assoc invested in 0% or 23,242 shares. After $0.50 actual EPS reported by South Jersey Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 82.00% EPS growth.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:36

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro was launched in India alongside the Redmi Note 5 and the Mi TV on 14th February 2018 with a price tag of Rs. 13,999 for the 32GB storage variant, and Rs. Redmi 5 smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC. Its screen will get diagonal 5.7 inches, the OLED matrix and a resolution of Quad HD+, and on its back side will house a dual camera module with a built-in artificial intelligence to improve image quality.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:29

However, the duo has worked out ways to actually prove that there are indeed ways to scientifically test for other realities around us. A 1983 paper Hawking drew up with James Hartle explains how the universe came into being but the theory also suggested that the Big Bang also created an infinite number of others - each producing their own universe.

by | March 19, 2018 | 01:12

Some Galaxy Note 8 users in France have started getting pop-up notifications for the Oreo update. The update brings many peculiar features to the device. It's best to have a fully charged battery before loading the update on any device. It gets a 6.3-inch 2K Super AMOLED Infinity display, protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.