Sci-tech

by | April 27, 2018 | 00:31

The second generation eyewear is thinner than its predecessor and generally sleeker. While Snapchat made a huge amount of units, they only shipped around 150000 - causing them to lose around $40 million in merchandise and forcing them to lay off around a dozen people.

by | April 27, 2018 | 00:29

On top of this, Nintendo is forecasting to sell another 20 million Switch units this financial year, which would likely put their total system sales in line with those of the Xbox One. Moving on to the Nintendo 3DS, sales for Nintendo's portable have bee good too, reaching 6.40 million for the fiscal year. The current president, Tatsumi Kimishima , was always understood to be a stand-in of sorts until a more permanent appointee could be decided upon.

by | April 26, 2018 | 12:42

Nearly all of Facebook's advertising revenue, 91%, is from mobile advertising, a year-on-year increase from 85%. It's also rolling out ad transparency tools giving users the ability to see who is running a political ad, who they're targeting, how much they're paying and what other messages they're sending out.

by | April 26, 2018 | 12:39

After several months of content controversy , the Google-owned video platform has announced new features that allow parents to create a white-listed, non-algorithmic version of its Kids app. " YouTube just can't get their heads around the fact that when you're expressly providing content for kids, there is an ethical need for an actual human being viewing it with their eyes and ears before it gets inside a child's brain".

by | April 25, 2018 | 15:29

All of these new features will be coming out to regular Gmail users. Those immediately available include smart replies (similar to the Gmail mobile version ), the option to snooze emails as in Inbox and a new tool panel on the right side of Gmail's interface for easy access to Tasks (also revamped) and Calendar .

by | April 25, 2018 | 15:28

Called " The Speed You Need ", the unveiling will also be a fan event. Keeping the momentum, OnePlus shed light on the design of OnePlus 6 smartphone and confirmed that it will embrace a glass back . A UK-based online mobile accessories retailer, Mobile Fun listed several cases for the OnePlus 6 by in-house case maker Olixar. Separately, OnePlus also announced recently that it is collaborating with Marvel Studios and Disney India to offer 6,000 tickets for Avengers: Infinity War ...

by | April 25, 2018 | 15:22

Sixty percent - or more than 40 million - of Spotify's current premium subscribers started out as users on the free tier, he said. And finally, Spotify has created a new Data Saver feature to let you listen to music without emptying your data bucket.

by | April 24, 2018 | 04:57

According to him, government is exploring the possibility of banning plastic bags with availability of alternatives. So, it is even more urgent that we come together in a smart partnership with all sectors and communities to clean out the plastic pollution and ensure clean and pristine waters dominate the million square miles that comprise the Caribbean.

by | April 24, 2018 | 04:41

The Snapdragon 636 is a 14nm 64-bit system-on-a-chip (SoC) with up to 6GB RAM . The smartphone sports a 5.99-inch full HD+ display with 1080x2160 pixel resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. For selfie lovers, the company has provided an 8MP selfie camera with dedicated LED flash. With dirt cheap price-tag, Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1 ) will certainly disrupt the smartphone market.

by | April 23, 2018 | 21:48

According to a review of publicly available records, Hannity is the "hidden" owner behind multiple shell companies , each using variations of the same set of letters (the initials of his children). Before and after then, Hannity sharply criticised Barack Obama for the USA foreclosure rate. Hannity was widely criticized for not disclosing the relationship with Cohen on his program, where he blasted the investigation.

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:31

They are then using these compromised routers to conduct man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks for cyber espionage or stealing intellectual property. Taylor said that the incidents were unacceptable and that the Australian Government calls on all countries, including Russian Federation, not to take actions that could lead to damage of critical infrastructure that provide services to the public.

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:28

Boston Celtics forward Al Horford (42) passes the ball past Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the first half in game two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden. The question now is whether they can come up with a similarly strong effort offensively for the second game in a row. He proves he can take whatever roster he has and make magic out of them (See Isaiah Thomas).

by | April 18, 2018 | 00:46

Castlevania is one of the longest-running and most recognizable video game franchises of all time, but it has struggled to live up to its own name for much of the 21st century. Two new characters, Genya Arikado and his assistant Lucy, serve as the main playable cast. However other characters from Castlevanias past will also be available.

by | April 13, 2018 | 02:02

Khosrowshahi insisted the changes were not exclusively being done to polish the company's tarnished image. "Helping keep people safe is a huge responsibility, and one we do not take lightly", Khosrowshahi said in a statement . In the revised complaint issued today , the FTC alleges that Uber learned in November 2016 that intruders had again accessed consumer data the company stored on its third-party cloud provider's servers by using an access key an Uber engineer had posted on a ...

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:06

Today, Taiwan-based Digitimes Research reported that Apple is working with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company to produce small microLED panels for use in the Apple Watch and other wearables. Indeed, Intel shares dropped more than 9 percent on the news. According to supply chain analysis by Bloomberg , Apple offers Intel with about 5 percent of its annual revenue.

by | April 08, 2018 | 01:55

The crowd that gathered to support former President Jacob Zuma is seen reflected in his glasses as he waits to speak after appearing on corruption charges at the Durban High Court, South Africa . BE prepared for the long haul, as Jacob Zuma's legal team yesterday provided a possible glimpse of the tactics they will employ to keep the former president from a jail cell.

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:07

The first such "content update ", as Epic calls them, has arrived on all platforms and introduces the Vending Machine , among other changes and additions. Items found in a Epic (purple) version will cost 400 materials. Items found in a Legendary (gold) version will cost 500 materials. The Vending Machines now drop in different types of rarity tiers, with their cost increasing depending on the type of machine.

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:10

To stay ahead, Apple needs compelling new features and designs. Apart from the curved display, Apple is also exploring touch-less gestures for navigation. It is also nothing like Samsung's Air Gestures which came out years ago that lets users accept calls and flip through web pages by waving their hand across the top of the phone.

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:26

Google celebrates John Harrison's 325th birthday. Dr. Maya Angelou used words to craft the most wonderful, gripping poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. and Malcolm X during the Civil Rights Movement. Set to her poem " Still I Rise ", the Doodle includes her own voice along with the voices of other individuals whose lives she has inspired, and who aspire to live by her legacy today.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:14

The direct listing could result in wild swings in Spotify's stock pricing during the first few days of trading, especially since Spotify's shares have sold in a range of $48.93 to $132.50 in privately negotiated transactions during the first 11 weeks of this year.

by | April 03, 2018 | 04:49

He leaves the club rock bottom of the Premier League 10 points from safety with just six games to go. First team coach Darren Moore has been put in caretaker charge with his first match being Saturday's home game with fellow strugglers Swansea.

by | April 02, 2018 | 11:24

The name is simply used to distinct the full moon as the second to appear within a calendar month. In some years, Paschal moon is usually designated as Easter Sunday and 2018 is one of those years. Now it IS unusual to have Blue Moons happen twice in one year. So, we are calling this second full Moon in March the "Full Sap Moon ". There are two definitions of blue moons .

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:43

The first anomalies discovered were galaxies nearly entirely composed of dark matter. It's paradoxical, but the galaxy lacking dark matter could teach us a lot about dark matter itself. But that doesn't mean the results in this paper provide ideal support for dark matter theories either. Dark matter is believed to exist because of its gravitational effects on visible matter in the cosmos.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:39

Cook said Facebook's detailed personal information on its users should not exist in the first place. "We're not doing the beauty contest", Cook said. Shares in Facebook plummeted more than 17pc from the close on 16 March to 20 March. Facebook is facing harsh criticism from privacy experts across the world for manhandling of user's private data.

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:16

Apple is reportedly working on a foldable iPhone with Asian partners, Bank of America Merrill Lynch told CNBC. "We expect the iPhones this fall to be largely unchanged for the OLED versions although size changes have proved to be a catalyst in the past", analyst Wamsi Mohan wrote in a note to clients Friday.

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:12

Sharibu was said to have been held back because she refused to convert from Christianity to Islam. "I am supposed to go to Dapchi today, but because I learned that that schoolgirl, Leah, may be released today, that was why to shelve my trip to the town", he said.

by | March 27, 2018 | 18:14

The Chrome OS broke new ground on Monday with the launch of the first tablet to run Google's lightweight operating system. "The new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 encourages students to discover new ways of understanding the world around them".

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:01

The 128GB storage variant of OnePlus 5T costs Rs 37,999, the huge increase in price might be hard for some OnePlus fans. This is the same case with the upcoming OnePlus 6 which is scheduled to come at the end of the second quarter, where someone made a video on how the flagship would look like based on rumours.

by | March 26, 2018 | 01:36

The addition of these tools to Unreal Engine 4 will not be to just Fortnite Battle Royale as any game that uses the engine will be able to take advantage of it as well. Fortnite dominates with a game called Sea of Thieves a distant second, followed by Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (more on that at the end of this piece).

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:39

And apparently it has nothing to do with the game, but everything to do with the sheer extent of Android devices on the market. "If you have feedback regarding this, please let us know". Don't forget that Fortnite mobile is now only available on the iOS format, and is invite-only. Since the beginning of the match, the circle is already formed, and the shrinking countdown begins as soon as you hit the ground.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:35

After a soft launch in Canada last week , the mobile version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ( PUBG ) is finally available in Malaysia. PUBG Mobile , as the new release is called, replicates the popular battle royale game that's also available on Windows and Xbox hardware.

by | March 16, 2018 | 01:57

Samsung is planning to expand this uBreakifix program throughout the 2018 year. The new service will offer USA customers assistance anywhere and anytime they needed. The owners of Galaxy would have the option of either scheduling an appointment at a uBreakiFix location, or just dropping the phone off without making any calls ahead.

by | March 12, 2018 | 09:21

Featuring (of course) the song "Live on Mars " by David Bowie - which was used continuously throughout the launch - Musk said that the launch was meant to inspire. But after the infrastructure is complete, "then really the explosion of entrepreneurial opportunity [will begin] because Mars will need everything from iron foundries to pizza joints", he said, CNBC reported.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:38

As a few areas continued to burn, search and cooling operations began only around noon. Initial reports suggest that the blast occurred when a boiler containing industrial solvent burst under high temperature and pressure due to irregular storage.

by | March 10, 2018 | 01:31

If you are in doubt if the game is for you, there will be a Pre-Launch Online Tournament with 1-on-1 matches going live somewhere before the game's release. Nintendo released a video on Thursday that teased the return of " Super Smash Bros .", the highly popular video game where gamers can take control of several different Nintendo characters and battle it out in an arcade-style format.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:01

Others have reported creepier occurrences like hearing Alexa giggle without any prompt. As you can imagine, echos of laughter suddenly ringing out in one's otherwise empty home would terrify pretty much anyone, which is why the incident has since become a Twitter Moment .

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:51

Should a user not jump ship within the first week of ownership, they'll stick with Windows 10 S 83 percent of the time. Earlier reports have indicated that Windows 10 Home users will be able to disable S Mode for free, but Windows 10 Pro users with S Mode enabled on their device will have to pay $49 to disable it.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:46

Unfortunately, the presenters only realised there was a problem after it was too late. Watch the 2018 Academy Awards hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday, March 4 at 8 p.m. Dunaway admits she has thought about last years's mistake a lot, despite it not being her fault. Nothing could possibly go wrong from here. The accounting firm that oversees Oscars votes, PricewaterhouseCoopers , later released a statement taking blame and apologising for the incident and has vowed that this year's ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:10

Video game stories from other sites on the web. Nintendo Switch owners were surprised to see their playtime records reset just in time for the hybrid console's first anniversary on the market. On the Switch, players can go to their profile on the home menu and look at the last 20 games they have played, along with how many hours were spent in each one.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:36

Yahoo Finance reports that one of the ways being considered would allow Alexa to translate languages in a more sophisticated manner. According to Down Detector , users began reporting problems with Amazon's Alexa and Echo speakers around 11:30 am.