Sci-tech

by | February 23, 2018 | 05:03

Blumenthal said if they get the extra vote the Senate needs, it would go onto the House. In the House, Doyle has 143 Democratic co-sponsors for a measure. The federal government's push to rollback internet regulations known at net neutrality is getting close to becoming a reality. The lawsuit isn't the only action states are taking to preserve net neutrality.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:10

This new challenge system will ask you to complete four out of seven offered quests in order to unlock the full rewards for that week. Epic Games announced the dates for the season in a Reddit comment and we're sure it has been announced elsewhere as well.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:35

This is quite understandable considering the Galaxy S8-series was a big upgrade over the previous line. The Samsung Galaxy S9 +, on the other hand, features a dual camera setup . Earlier this month, the Snapdragon-powered Galaxy S9 was spotted on Geekbench . This variant of the phone managed to score 3,773 points in a single-core benchmark, while it managed to hit 9,024 points in a multi-core test.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:19

You know it's Shaq Fu , baby! Saber Interactive has announced a partnership with Wired Productions , announcing that Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn will arrive this spring for PC, Xbox One , PS4 and the Nintendo Switch both digitally and physically.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:58

Giles allegedly shot at police, who returned fire, killing Giles . The notes on his phone reportedly said things like, " I want Gavin Free to die alone, with no children ". Turney is a former Rooster Teeth host and cosplayer, while Free continues to be a regular member of the Rooster Teeth crew (having appeared in both Lazer Team movies and other projects).

by | February 15, 2018 | 07:42

But NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has now broken that record, sending back several photos from the Kuiper Belt , a region of the outer Solar System beyond Neptune. Considering that was an image of our own planet taken from afar, it figures that it'd probably remain the more popular and iconic of the two―humanity can be self-centered, after all, and the Kuiper Belt is remote.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:26

More info is available at Google's ampproject.org website. Created to make visual storytelling easier on mobile devices, AMP stories provides publishers with templates that can be adapted according to brand and style needs, Galfi added.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:18

Amazon Echo essentially houses Alexa , the personal assistant developed by the huge company. The voice of Siri also lacks the natural flow of either Amazon's Alexa or Google Assistant - among the artificial intelligence systems it still sounds the most robotic.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:14

As for now, what are your thoughts on the AirPods blowing up on a Florida man? "You can see fire harm", he told WFLA . Apple's AirPods are a one of a kind device , featuring advanced technology that no other company is now offering. It's a very good revolutionary product which has set new benchmarks in the industry with its first version. Production stopped later that year. If there was any internal issue found, the giant may recall the AirPods back in the coming months.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:57

New Horizons took more photos as it sped deeper into the cosmos in December. In 1994, USA astronomer Carl Sagan reflected on the significance of the photograph to an audience at Cornell University, famously coining its name as the Pale Blue Dot , and giving one of the most widely published speeches of all time.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:56

At the time of writing, the stock had reached $32.01. Shares of the microblogging service rose about 15 percent in pre-market trading after an initial dip. Dorsey and chief financial officer Ned Segal said the firm's 2% year-on-year quarterly revenue boost, which brought Q4 turnover up to $732m, was also influenced in-part by better targeting which had improved click-through rates (CTR).

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:17

In September, the independent senator sent a letter to the California-based Unicode Consortium pressing for the emoji, highlighting the crustacean's economic and cultural value to Maine. The Unicode Emoji Subcommittee determines which characters will become part of the official emoji lexicon, creating a uniform code that can be used across platforms.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:50

The child will receive notifications telling them when the time is about to expire so they can save and quit their game. For example, a parent can decide that their child is allowed to play their console for a total of two hours each day, but not play at all after 10pm.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:49

HEART-WRENCHING VIDEO: STARVING POLAR BEAR ON ICELESS LAND This video, published in December, ignited debate about what's happening to the world's polar bears. And they should lobby the global community more to address greenhouse gas emissions, which threaten the polar bears' habitat. However, human-induced climate change reductions in sea ice have caused declines in the number of bears, with young polar bears having a higher mortality rate than adults.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:57

Odinga explained that his running mate KalonzoMusyoka would take his oath at a later date. "Instead his administration has increased the presence of the police and restricted opposition media". Kenyatta, the incumbent, was declared president after elections were held in early August. Odinga did not run in the second election , claiming voting irregularities, but has since spurred large swells of support.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:49

To be precise, the success of Fortnite: Battle Royale , which has caught the public appetite for Battle Royale-style games whetted by PUBG to such an extent that it now has over 40 million players worldwide. You can disable the automatic team-filling option if you don't have any buddies to play with and you're exhausted of being matched up with teammates who never try to revive you even if you're holding your guts in right next to them (yep, still salty over here).

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:31

However, those who are disappointed should be over the moon on January 20, 2019, when Daytona will be in a prime position to see a super blood moon . The last few months has been absolutely awesome for sky-watchers, with supermoons, a blood moon , and a blue moon . In fact, it should look considerably more orange than usual thanks to a total lunar eclipse .

by | January 28, 2018 | 00:49

In a statement jointly issued with QCH director Dr Mohamed al-Ansari, noted astronomer Dr Beshir Marzouk said two Blue Moons will occur during this year, with the second one slated for the last day of March. It will be interesting to see if the recent eruptions in Japan and the Philippines will make this eclipse a deeper red than most. During a total solar eclipse , the shadow of the moon falls on a very small area of the Earth.

by | January 27, 2018 | 20:23

This is significant given that 4.8 million to 12.7 million metric tons of plastic waste are estimated to enter the ocean in a single year, Lamb said. Stress caused by the presence of plastic debris also makes it more hard for corals to fight off pathogens.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:23

The iPhone maker reported $2.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.87 by $0.20. Media stories about Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:15

The chip maker began investigating its patch after users reported machines were unexpectedly rebooting after installing the update. "We recommend that OEMs, cloud service providers, system manufacturers, software vendors and end users stop deployment of current [patch] versions", reads the statement, "as they may introduce higher than expected reboots and other unpredictable system behavior".

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:35

Companies specializing in nano-satellites are limited when trying to find a launch company, and usually, have to hitch rides on launches of much bigger probes. This company had a successful second launch, and has a very promising future - Rocket Lab expects to launch more than 50 times a year, and is regulated to launch up to 120 times a year, more than any other commercial or government launch provider in history.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:30

How accurate was the test? Overall, these results appear to be in stark contrast to previously developed blood-based tests for cancer screening. The test is noninvasive and based on combined analysis of DNA mutations in 16 cancer genes as well as the levels of 10 circulating protein biomarkers.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:10

The auction will happen in Scottsdale, Arizona. The '66 Shelby is Lot 1406 , and bids open Saturday, while the '87 Buick GNX goes up as Lot 1327 Saturday. The modern Bullitt's 5.0L V8 generates over 475 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque, and can attain a top-speed of 262 km/h. "This new Bullitt is, as Steve McQueen was, effortlessly cool", said Darrell Behmer, Mustang chief designer.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:06

Joseph School District, said none of the nurses in the school district have reported any cases of Tide Pod poisoning. Sarringar said the reaction to the doughnut so far has been generally positive, with most people understanding that the store is attempting to poke fun at the Internet challenge.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:39

Netanyahu will leave for Ahmedabad on the fourth day of his tour and visit Sabarmati Ashram. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited the Jewish state in July previous year, becoming the first Indian premier to do so. "We have expelled about 20 000 and now the mission is to get the rest out", Netanyahu said. "Since we talk about democracies, similar values, similar challenges..., the relationship is so strong between both the countries that our feeling is (that) nothing can reverse it", ...

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:34

He declared that he is changing the goal he gives from focusing on helping users find relevant content to helping them have more meaningful social interactions. There have also been complaints that the news feed - a stream of messages, photographs and videos - increasingly features posts from companies rather than friends.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:31

The latest spy satellite mission was ULA's fits flight of 2018, and also it was the 27th successful mission of ULA for the NRO . Because of the secretive nature of the mission, not much is known about the NROL-47 payload. The main engine of the Delta IV is the RS-68A, manufactured by Aerojet Rocketdyne. As the Delta 4 rocket was nearing orbit, the United Launch Alliance ended its coverage and the rest of the flight was carried out under the radar.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:39

However, that was before the woman-of-the-hour herself posted a picture to Snapchat of her holding a newborn. and now we're buying right back into circus. "I want to let you know something, you can certainly do whatever you need yourself but the baby is still going to look like the old you, just stating", Wendy proclaimed .

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:16

The Dark Souls trilogy boxset is now set to release in Japan on May 25, 2018 (which is the Dark Souls Remastered release date) and will cost 49,800 Yen (equivalent to $450). As it turns out, Dark Souls: Remastered isn't going to be a Switch-only affair. With Dark Souls 3 arriving in 2016, it's feasible that From Software have been hard at work on this Soldiers' Soul IP since before Dark Souls 3 had wrapped, but who knows.

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:03

There's no need for you to connect the Mirage Solo to a powerful PC or phone, and the easy setup requires no wires or external sensors. In 2017 Google promised to release standalone VR kit, and at CES 2018 Lenovo finally delivered. Moving around the device, one side plays host to a power button and a microSD slot that's handy for loading VR180 videos captured by the Lenovo Mirage Camera .

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:02

The smartphone and laptop hybrid concept harkens a new era for mobile personal computing, blending the familiar Android environment with the ease-of-use of a laptop. If you had Razer's Project Linda , you wouldn't need to install an emulator on your laptop to play Clash of Clans on a bigger display or sync your files across devices.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:49

The front camera setup is also unchanged from the previous model - a 8MP f/2.0 shooter with an 84-degree wide-angle lens. On the design side of things, the button and fingerprint reader arrangement is new. Elsewhere, the speaker setup on-board the original Nokia 6 came with dual amplifiers and support for Dolby Atmos sound technology. The 32GB storage version will come at CNY 1,499 (approximately Rs.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:43

Through Google Pay, it is possible to send and receive money from/to your friends/colleagues/family apart from shopping payments. Apparently Google Pay combines all these former stabs at the universal smartphone payment system. Now, it has been rebranded for the third time, as Google Pay - a branding Google (and we) hopes sticks. So while the core functionality of those services won't necessarily be changing, the payment process as a whole should be a lot more straight forward under the Google ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:44

But that was before big format gaming displays - or BFGDs . On top of all that, the BFGD includes Nvidia's own proprietary Shield streaming service right out of the box. And because this is still virtually an Android TV, the unit also supports voice commands through the Google Assistant . All of these great Shield integrations mean the displays could really be a serious option for swapping out your TV.

by | January 08, 2018 | 04:36

Falcon 9 rocket will return to Landing Zone 1 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station . It's still unclear where the Zuma mission will be heading. The payload will be delivered to low Earth orbit, per the mission parameters, but we don't know anything else about its objective, design, or intended mission, because it's all classified.

by | January 06, 2018 | 03:05

A year ago was a memorable one in the Premier League, with Antonio Conte's powerful Chelsea side overcoming an exciting Tottenham outfit to claim the title back in May. "We must be disappointed, me and the players". "Because when you are winning 2-1 and there are two minutes to go you have to win the game, especially against a great team like Arsenal ".

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:57

Unusually for an Apple acquisition deal, both companies confirmed the deal. "We've always been proud to be a Canadian company, so we're also pleased that we will be staying right here in Vancouver - a hotbed of developer and engineering talent", the team wrote on its announcement blog post.

by | January 02, 2018 | 12:09

As the moon visible on January 31 will technically be the second supermoon of the month, it is therefore considered a Blue Moon, but it will be at least partially obscured during the eclipse process for a total of 5 hours and 20 minutes. The Jan. 1 occurrence is a wolf moon, the term for the first full moon of the year. "It marks an important step in returning American astronauts to the moon for the first time since 1972 for long-term exploration and use".

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:50

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, as part of his pursuit of engagement with the North, has called for North Korea's participation . In the address, Kim celebrated the completion of North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs, offered to enter conditional talks with South Korea with the offer of potentially sending a delegation to the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, and condemned global sanctions .