Sci-tech

by | October 18, 2017 | 05:04

The 718 Boxster and Cayman GTS share their 2.5-liter flat-fours with the 718 S models, but a new intake plenum and revised turbo bring a 15-hp boost, with 365 hp on tap. The sporty styling continues at the rear as designers installed a black rear apron and a center-mounted sports exhaust system. There ae black GTS logos either side, along with black satin-finished 20-inch alloy wheels.

by | October 18, 2017 | 00:54

Speaking on the official blog page , EA's Patrick Soderlund explained, "Our Visceral studio has been developing an action-adventure title set in the Star Wars universe". Soderlund goes on to say that due to these huge changes to the Star Wars project , the game will be moved from Visceral's hands to a team comprised of developers from across EA Worldwide Studios.

by | October 18, 2017 | 00:48

Beutel, Goodman & Co Ltd. owns 2,368,705 shares valued at $171,273,000. Montag & Caldwell Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE: AXP ). In the latest earnings report the EPS was $4.88 and is expected to be $5.74 for the current year with 883,979,000 shares outstanding. The firm had revenue of $8.31 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.20 billion.

by | October 18, 2017 | 00:27

Next week sees the release of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus , as B.J. Blazkowicz and his rag-tag band of underground rebels take to the streets to wipe out the Nazi menace that has conquered America. Bethesda have released the final NSFW trailer for the title. Memo to the Nazis occupying America in The New Colossus: You messed with the wrong country .

by | October 17, 2017 | 22:39

Concerned that the hacking group had stolen details on some of its open vulnerabilities for Windows and other software, Microsoft made a decision to look at other industry breaches and investigate the timing of those event with respect to when the flaws entered its database.

by | October 17, 2017 | 21:08

While this functionality could be considered a gimmick by itself, ZTE did its best to make it more than just a curiosity with the goal of allowing the Axon M to transcend the scope of a one-trick pony and convince consumers that two screens on a hinge are something that they actually need or could at least benefit from under the right circumstances.

by | October 17, 2017 | 19:56

The latest of these is the Garmin Speak , and it finally brings Alexa right into your auto. You can also use Garmin's turn-by-turn navigation by simply saying "Alexa, ask Garmin". Garmin Speak is available now for $150 here. You can also use Alexa to remotely control smart home devices like lights, locks, and thermostats. To begin using Garmin Speak with Amazon Alexa, start by downloading the free Garmin Speak app .

by | October 17, 2017 | 19:16

A number of users criticized the feature on social media, calling it judgmental and potentially triggering for those with or recovering from eating disorders . While the feature was not groundbreaking in innovation, having been built into other mapping apps such as Citymapper for a while , Google googl has had such "strong user feedback" that the calorie estimator will no longer appear in Google Maps for iOS, according to TechCrunch .

by | October 17, 2017 | 19:08

With the Bharat 1, both BSNL and Micromax are aiming to target India's 500 million plus population that is still aloof from the connected world. Micromax Co-founder Rahul Sharma said that BSNL will provide unlimited calling and data along with free incoming and outgoing calls during roaming, under this partnership.

by | October 17, 2017 | 18:49

Google wants to make account-holders more aware of online security protections available to them. The new Advanced Protection Program was created for folks like campaign staffers preparing for an upcoming election, journalists needing to protect confidential sources and people in abusive relationships who are seeking safety.

by | October 17, 2017 | 17:49

With regards to internal specs, the Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 2018 will be powered by the Exynos 7885 processor with 4GB RAM. If you need some more storage, there is also a microSD card slot for expansion. More than dozen pictures of the tablet have been recently leaked out, along with some of the Galaxy Tab Active 2's technical specs. The Samsung Galaxy J2 2017 Edition comes with the standard connectivity options from WiFi to Bluetooth 4.1 to 4G, GPRS/EDGE, 3G, GLONASS, and 2MP front ...

by | October 17, 2017 | 17:10

That said, the degree to which Microsoft has made the second Surface Book thinner is nothing short of impressive, employing the thinnest optical stack it has ever devised while managing a fanless design housing Intel's first-ever quad-core mobile processors .

by | October 17, 2017 | 14:50

The latter suggests the vehicle should be significantly more affordable than whatever the base price ends up being for the 600-hp Polestar 1 halo auto. Now Polestar is becoming its own wholly owned Volvo subsidiary, following in the footsteps of Mercedes which released the AMG-branded GT sports auto a couple years ago.

by | October 17, 2017 | 12:38

Facebook has snapped up an app that encourages teenagers to be nice to each just nine weeks after it was launched. "Most of all, we were compelled by the ways they could help us realise tbh's vision and bring it to more people", "tbh" said.

by | October 17, 2017 | 10:49

However, it seems HTC still has a surprise up its sleeves, despite its deal with Google . HTC has started inviting people with invitations to Taiwan's local media and other tech media's to witness the launch event. The phone is expected to sport a 5.2 Inch display and would be powered by a Snapdragon 630 processor. That device shipped with a 12-megapixel rear-facing cameras, as well as an 8-megapixel selfie cam.

by | October 17, 2017 | 02:24

Now with that all in mind, according to glassdoor.com we see that CD Projekt Red has a rating of 3.1 out of 5, a recommendation to friends sitting at 57% out of 100%, and CEO approval (for Adam Badowski) reflecting numbers of 58% out of 100%.

by | October 17, 2017 | 02:20

The service has always been able to recognize types of animals and specific breeds - even going so far as to let you search for them with emoji - but this update stands out for its specificity. As it seems, there is a new combined "People & Pets" section where you will find the grouped pictures of your pet. Google Photos is probably my favorite photo storage and organization app.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:45

Sony also revealed a Star Wars Battlefront II PS4 Slim which features the same emblems across the top of the console, but instead comes in a grey finish, rather than the mirrored black finish on the PS4 Pro. This system is emblazoned with the emblems for the Resistance and Galactic Empire. Eager to know more about the Inferno Squad and Iden? The Limited Edition gives players access to Star Wars: Battlefront II three days earlier than the standard edition.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:23

As one of the biggest changes to the console's operating system since release, the update focuses on delivering a fresh new look, speeding up everyday activities and laying the foundations for the upcoming Xbox One X console. There's several other nice cosmetic changes coming as well. It's also tweaked the idle and screen dimming features that kick in when you walk away from the console momentarily.

by | October 16, 2017 | 23:24

The fault is centred around the "clock spring" in the steering column which keeps wires together. So when the driver turns the steering wheel, some wires are failing to earth properly. Global automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz announced that it will recall over 400,000 cars from across the United Kingdom (UK), after incidents of premature deployment of airbags came to the fore.

by | October 16, 2017 | 21:50

An astrophysicist at Harward University, Jonathan McDowell was the first who told about Tiangong-1 crash in an interview with the Guardian on Friday. Some pieces of the space station had landed outside Perth in Western Australia. "You really can't steer these things", he said. "Yes, there's a chance it will do damage, it might take out someone's vehicle, there will be a rain of a few pieces of metal, it might go through someone's roof, like if a flap fell off a plane", McDowell told ...

by | October 16, 2017 | 19:51

MILWAUKEE _ Scientists at LIGO , Virgo and astronomical observatories around the world announced today the discovery and observations of the collision of two neutron stars . But data from similar collisions are needed to be sure. The discovery confirms that gamma-ray bursts can result from the collision of neutron stars, as well as that heavy elements are created as a result of violent collisions between stars.

by | October 16, 2017 | 15:21

Android 6.0 Marshmallow and later, and Linux kernel 2.4 and later, are especially hard-hit. Simply changing Wi-Fi network passwords is not going to help. The paper largely focused upon Android based Smartphone and Tablets, which is thus where most of the problem resides. "Note that if your device supports WiFi, it is most likely affected".

by | October 16, 2017 | 15:21

On the other hand, you can also revert back to the last Open Beta N build ( OnePlus 3 Open beta 24 or OnePlus 3T Open Beta 15) but you will need to flash the special build again. OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has clarified in a blog post that the company was collecting data to "better understand general phone behavior and optimize OxygenOS for a better overall user experience".

by | October 16, 2017 | 11:39

Just when you thought the fidget spinner craze was over, astronauts in the International Space Station have reminded the internet that we still haven't brought the viral " stress-reducing " toys into the final frontier. "Fidget spinner in space!" "In a fidget spinner, you hold the centre of one ball bearing, the outer bearing race spins around, and the outer parts of the fidget spin with the outer bearing race", physicist Paul Doherty from the Exploratorium in San Francisco explained to ...

by | October 16, 2017 | 11:07

A day before Rahul took a jibe on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over US President Donald Trump's tweet, which said "Starting to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders". Modi, who has been frequently visiting the poll-bound state, said in another tweet the two "Gujarat Gaurav Yatras" "showcased the spirit of Jan Shakti & reflected Gujarat's strong faith in politics of development & good governance".

by | October 16, 2017 | 10:20

The company, in order to cash into the sales of jewellery during Diwali, is offering a minimum 20 percent off on gold and diamond jewellery. At the same time, along with many discounts, exchange and cashback offer on the smartphones, Flipkart is offering 10 percent instant discount for HDFC bank customers who are making the purchase via using the HDFC credit and debit cards.

by | October 15, 2017 | 20:17

According to the ESA , following its separation from the upper stage booster, the satellite deployed its solar panels and also started communicating with Earth. Scientists have sent the satellite on Friday into space in the hope that it would help them to study air pollution. Aura was actually created to work for six years in space, a report by Space.com stated.

by | October 15, 2017 | 14:54

To investigate this further, the researchers used computer simulations of the solar system with Planet Nine included, and showed that there should be more objects tilted at 90 degrees to the plane of the eight planets. "All of a sudden, you have five different puzzles and you must come up with five different theories to explain them". They have suggested that this new planet, which may be present beyond Neptune, would be responsible for destroying our solar system, the Independent reported.

by | October 15, 2017 | 12:35

This may sound like a long way away, yet it's a short distance in planetary terms and around one eighth of the distance between the Earth and the Moon. But in 2079, scientists feel it could hit Earth. "Scientists have always appreciated knowing when an asteroid will make a close approach to and safely pass the Earth because they can make preparations to collect data to characterize and learn as much as possible about it", said Dr Michael Kelly, a scientist working on the NASA TC4 ...

by | October 15, 2017 | 08:08

Delta Air Lines Inc (Put) now has $39.72B valuation. DAL's average trading volume during the past 20 days is lower than the average volume over the past 100 days, which could be an indication that investors are feeling less certain than usual about the direction of DAL's future price movements.

by | October 15, 2017 | 02:09

It offers an extra 10GB of data each month for six months if you get a new Vodafone conncetion that starts at 499 a month and already includes the 5GB data as standard. Interestingly, rivals Airtel and Reliance Jio have Rs 399 plan as well, though data offering and validity period differ. Under this plan, the Jio clients will have an every day FUP point of confinement of 1GB.

by | October 14, 2017 | 18:02

It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Jaffetilchin Inv Prtnrs Lc reported 0.2% stake. Insiders own 5.82% of the company's stock. The company had revenue of $2.23 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.96 billion.

by | October 14, 2017 | 14:34

An entire breeding colony of some 40,000 Adélie penguins has seen all but two of its chicks wiped out in what scientists are calling a "catastrophic breeding event" in Antarctica. A study from the University of DE found that about a third of Adélie colonies could be in decline by 2060 , mostly as a result of climate change, which is bringing warmer seas and more rain.

by | October 14, 2017 | 10:34

Even stronger winds are expected Saturday, and forecasters say there's a good chance the fire weather watches in effect in other areas of the southland will be turned into more serious Red flag warnings. 22 fires, spanning nine counties, have scorched almost 170,000 hectares since the fires first started last weekend in what California Fire Authorities say is one of the deadliest outbreaks in their history.