Science

Microsoft Puts Surface in Reach with New Financing Options

If you are a student and already busy as school is about to start, you can get yourself a Surface Book , Surface Pro or Surface Laptop . The Surface Plus program carries a 24-month payment plan at zero percent April for the first two years and a 19.99% April after that.

Science

Research on Global Warming Gets Grimmer and Grimmer

In the study , the researchers utilized statistical projections on world population, gross domestic product per person, and the amount of carbon emitted for each dollar of economic activity. "The window of opportunity on a 1.5-degree [Celsius] target is closing", Pincus said in a statement on the university's website Monday. The planet likely will reach 11 billion people by 2100.

Science

ASUS ZenFone 4 Launch Date Revealed: 19th August

This image first leaked out earlier this month . Out of these five Zenfone 4 Max has already been launched in in Russian Federation earlier this month. Meanwhile, the Asu Zenfone 4V model is the one that was previously thought to be a Verizon exclusive variant for the USA market. We imagine this is the regular ZenFone 4 , as the pictured device's body doesn't feature a camera bump like the ones we've seen in the ZenFone 4 Max and Pro.

Science

Ford Quiets the Mustang's Roar with Good Neighbor Mode

The new "Quiet" mode available on the 2018 Mustang GT could bring peace and harmony to your block. According to Ford , Quiet Start, also known as "Good Neighbor Mode", is essentially a timer you can program to automatically put the active exhaust into its quietest mode during certain hours, even if you parked it in wide-open track mode.

Science

Amazon suspends sales of Blu phones due to privacy concerns

Amazon directed customers to contact Blu's customer support. "Blu moved quickly and resolved the problem by having Adups turn off this functionality", Blu said in response to Amazon pulling its phones. Using ADUPS OTA is not an issue here. That data was then sent to servers based in China. Yet last week, Kryptowire found that the same "mistake" is still being made and observed that Adups is secretly collecting data on at least three phone models.

Science

Group Files Complaint Over Google's Tracking of In-Store Purchases

Further, Google maintains that it doesn't gather data on individual purchases , either product or amount, nor the specific identity of the buyer - just the aggregate value of several purchases . The mathematical formulas convert people's names and other purchase information, including the time stamp, location , and the amount of the purchase , into anonymous strings of numbers.

Science

Sony sees recovery with a almost quadrupling of profit

The result suggests Sony is on track to reach its goal of an operating profit of 500 billion yen for all of fiscal 2017 ending next March, as years of restructuring pay off. The gains in this industry are well-developed thanks to sales of PS4 software, including digital versions, and thanks to the support provided by the PlayStation VR, which has benefited from recent discounts on the console price.

Science

Google Tests Ad Filter Feature in Chrome Canary, Chrome Dev

The WSJ believed the blocker would be turned on by default, but that isn't the case in this instance - it's switched off and is activated via a toggle in the preferences. The feature is also being tested in the latest preview builds of Google Chrome for Android. The ad-blocking feature was first spotted by a blogger named Carsten Knobloch and later got confirmed by TechCrunch in its report.

Science

Apple Going Long On OLED For iPhone

Apple has chose to invest 3 trillion won (US$2.70 billion) in LG Display's OLED production for smartphones, the Korea Economic Daily reported on July 28. Reports say Apple and LG have reached a tentative agreement with regard to the plan, though timing and the exact investment amount remain uncertain, perhaps undisclosed.

Science

Samsung Unveils 6CA LTE Modem Capable of Achieving 1.2Gbps Downlink Speeds

The theoretical 1.2Gbps speed is nice, but in real life you'd be lucky to get a fraction of that in North America. Samsung said the 20-percent improvement in maximum downlink speed can allow mobile device users to download a movie in HD resolution within 10 seconds.

Science

NASA issues safety warning for unsafe eclipse glasses

These are relatively rare because the sun, moon , and Earth have to line up very precisely to make an eclipse visible in this part of the world. The eclipse will begin in the U.S.at around 10:15 a.m. Energy Information Administration reports . The first type is a partial eclipse , where the sun, moon and Earth are not perfectly lined up. The last time the moon's shadows in a total solar eclipse crossed our nation from the Pacific to the Atlantic was nearly a century ago, ...

Science

Microsoft acquires SwiftKey in support of re-inventing productivity ambition

The keyboard's description on the Microsoft Garage only reveals that "The Word Flow experiment is now complete!" Word Flow, which got its start on Windows Phone, featured "Arc Mode", allowing one-hand typing. Coming into March 2017, Microsoft decided that it would work more on SwiftKey, thus leading to the death of Word Flow. As such, the app is no longer available in the App Store, and presumably will no longer receive support or updates.

Science

Los Angeles makes deal to host Summer Olympics in 2028

The office of Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti said an official announcement would be made later on Monday. Los Angeles has worked out a deal to host the 2028 Olympics, according to a spokesman for the city's Olympic committee. A spokesman for the LA 2024 committee did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The Paris committee had remained steadfast in its desire to host in '24, while Los Angeles officials repeatedly highlighted their flexibility.

Science

Final Fantasy XV update brings new exosuits

The new costumes were included in today's free update. Now with patch 1.13 , the suits have been redesigned to be further entwined with Final Fantasy XV lore. There's also a new Cross Chain collaboration system , which allows players to severely damage strong, defensive enemies by increasing the number of linked attacks.

Science

JioPhone impact: Idea announces to launch its own mobile phones

The main difference between the idea 4G phone and Reliance phone will be the price. However, along with the announcement of their slightly expensive VoLTE handsets (Rs 2500, instead of Rs 1500 from Jio ), Idea has also declared a proxy war against Jio, by accusing them of violating net neutrality principles by offering locked low cost 4G feature phones.

Science

First exomoon may have been discovered

Should the moon be confirmed later this year by the Hubble Space Telescope, it will be the first moon ever discovered around a planet beyond our Solar System. Our next stop as humankind could be a moon rather than a planet. The following is an excerpt from the paper, titled On the Dearth of Galilean Analogs in Kepler, and the Exomoon Candidate Kepler-1625B and published by A.

Science

Ben Stokes hopes England can strike early on final day

Broad said: "Ben bowled as quickly as I have seen him bowl". England were reduced to 251-6 with a lead of 429 and it was looking likely that a declaration was due, with half an hour before tea left. Scores of 25 and 59 in his first Test have given Westley a decent start to his Test career. "It's not easy. These are people's lives and they're working hard, but I think South Africa would love Jennings to play in the final Test match".

Science

New iPhone will have "infrared face unlock"

Are you a techie who knows how to write? According to Smith, the HomePod firmware includes multiple references to infrared face detection in BiometricKit, a framework now responsible for the Touch ID fingerprint authentication . It's not clear whether this face unlock technology would be meant to replace Touch ID completely, or simply sit alongside it as an alternate method for unlocking your phone.

Science

Nice airport delay boils over into a punch-up

The incident reportedly unfolded after the passenger questioned the unidentified worker about a flight delay. An easyJet spokesperson said the airport employee does not work for the airline. Guitard noted Samsic said the employee had been suspended. A video published by The Sun shows the employee of Samsic , a company that helps disabled passengers at the airport, taking a swing at the man who had initially shoved him.

Science

LG V30 will go on sale starting September 28 in US

For now, there is no word on how much the LG V30 will cost, but somewhere between $600 and $700 (unlocked / off contract) is probably a good guess. Reports suggest that LG might start selling the V30 in its home country of South Korea by September 15th.

Science

Wenger: Alexis has flu, 'staying' at Arsenal

Sanchez scored 25 times in 37 appearances in the Premier League last season as Arsenal finish in fifth place in the top-flight table. "I think in the future you will see that more and more; players going to the end of their contracts. There have been no official reports from the player himself to help put the fire out of the rumours flying around, but there have been nothing about his body language to show he indeed wants out.

Science

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Pre-Order Date Leaked

The smartphone as its predecessors appears to have a rugged body and the design in the render, appears to feature a flat screen and there are no curved edges. The phone has 64GB of storage space which is more than enough for most users but you do have the option to expand it with micro SD card. The smartphone also supports the fast charge and wireless charging capabilities, and since the device comes with a Qualcomm processor, it's easy to guess that the device is backed by the Quick ...

Science

Canaanites Survived: DNA Shows Israelites Didn't Wipe Them Out

Next, the Israelites defeated the city of Ai and, together with the Amorite kings and blessed by a few miracles from God, the rest of the Canaanite territories were purged. Analysis of genetic traits found the ancient Canaanites would have looked very similar to today's Lebanese population, except perhaps a little darker in skin tone.

Science

Putin Aide: US Sanctions Could Severely Curb Russia's Economic Growth

Putin described the sanctions bill now working its way through US Congress - which calls for new measures against Russia, North Korea and Iran, and limits Trump's ability to alter them - as "illegal under worldwide law" and warned that Russia might have to respond.

Science

Final Fantasy XV Regalia is coming to Forza Horizon 3

Starting August 1st, gamers who have played either game will receive a code to download the Regalia in Forza Horizon 3 and add it to their garages absolutely free. The Regalia's a big, powerful auto; it's almost 21 feet long and seven feet wide, according to Xbox .com, and boasts a 7.2-liter supercharged V12 engine that delivers 536 horsepower and 590 lb/ft of torque.

Science

Here's Where You Can Watch All Of The Monster Hunter

And in the case of some of these videos, they reveal some new abilities these weapons will bring to the table. I've also been dying for an HD Monster Hunter that doesn't look like an upconvert of a 3DS game, so hopefully World delivers when it releases next year.

Science

Dragon Quest XI localization officially confirmed

In a new video, the veteran developer announces that the game will be translated into five languages, including English. Officially, Dragon Quest 11 will feature the "adventure of a hero who must solve the mystery of his fate with the aid of a charming cast of supporting characters", according to Square Enix .

Science

Google unearths new Israeli-made spyware apps

Google blocked the first set of Lipizzan apps, but even then new versions were uploaded within a week of the takedown; this time created to look like apps including notepads, sound recorders and alarm managers. Google has warned that spyware apps are targeting Android, removing 20 from its own Play Store . A second wave of apps containing the malware posed as notepad, sound recorder, and alarm manager apps.

Science

Hon Hai signs US$10 billion investment deal with Wisconsin

Some of those states, including Wisconsin, were pivotal to Mr. Trump's victory in 2016, and are home to numerous working-class voters who were seen as key to his win. and so that's our commitment", Walker said. JOHNSON: Tangen is among those struggling to understand how states like Wisconsin can afford to offer such massive incentives.

Science

The Rolls Royce Phantom is Dead

Up to now, auto companies, including Rolls-Royce, have been using platforms shared with, and drivetrains borrowed from, lesser models in order to achieve some viability of scale. If you choose the fixed rear centre console, inside it you'll find a drinks cabinet with whisky glasses and decanter, champagne flutes and coolbox.

Science

Engine for NASA's SLS Megarocket successfully tested

The SLS rocket, powered by four RS-25 engines, along with the Orion spacecraft will take astronauts on a new era of exploration beyond Earth's orbit into deep space. The RS-25 flight controller is created to monitor the health of a rocket engine using real-time adjustments to combustion pressures, turbopump speeds and other configurations such as engine thrust and propellant mixture ratios, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Tuesday .

Science

Amazon boss is the richest person

They traded at about $1,063 on Thursday, before the release of the company's latest earnings report. Amazon said it earned $US197 million, or 40 cents per share, in the second quarter, down from $US857 million, or $US1.78 per share, a year ago.

Science

Solar Eclipse 2017: What will you see from your ZIP code?

Only communities in a 70-mile path from coast to coast will experience a total eclipse, where the moon will fully cover the sun for about two and a half minutes. They're teaming up with the UAA Planetarium and local astronomers to provide solar telescopes and a solar projector to safely view the eclipse. Solar glasses can be found online and also in area hardware stores.

Science

Apple Just Killed iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle

On Thursday, a company spokesperson confirmed to The Verge that it has "officially discontinued" the iPod Shuffle and the iPod Nano . Following the discontinuation of the iPad nano and iPod shuffle , Apple has updated its iPod touch storage tiers.

Science

Jio effect: Idea cellular posts third successive quarterly net loss

Now Reliance Jio , a telecom that upended the mobile broadband sector last fall by offering 4G data plans at substantially cheaper prices than its competitors, is looking to target feature phone users. Airtel recorded smallest profit in Q1 since December 2012 as a result of the price war initiated by Reliance Jio. The petition by Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular against the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) order was listed for hearing on Thursday at the Telecom Dispute ...


Begin ← Back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 Forward → End