Sci-tech

by | December 17, 2017 | 16:04

About 635,025 shares traded or 236.32% up from the average. Discovery Communications, Inc (Discovery) is a global media company. It has outperformed by 8.65% the S&P500. 2,500 are owned by Delta Asset Management Tn. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 38,100 shares of the company's stock valued at $984,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares in the last quarter.

by | December 17, 2017 | 09:33

How much will be Galaxy S9 cost? However, there has been a lack of explicit detail related to this suggestion, meaning that it is ultimately unlikely that the Korean company will provide this feature this time round. According to Bloomberg , Samsung plans on unveiling Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus in February. Consumer Electronics Show is not about smartphones. It's widely assumed that Samsung's next-generation smartphone is closer to the launch, and that new version will be called the ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 12:06

The company mentioned in a blog , "We've been working on augmented reality since 2014, with our earliest investments in Project Tango ". All ARKit-ready apps require is an iPhone running iOS 11 and an A9 processor - there's no need for speciality hardware as even 2015's iPhone 6s and last year's iPhone SE can run apps built with ARkit .

by | December 16, 2017 | 10:26

The primary difference is that its planets orbit a lot closer to the sun than those in our solar system , with the newly discovered Kepler-90i making a full rotation around the star in a matter of just fourteen Earth days. "Machine learning really shines in situations where there is so much data that humans can't search it for themselves", Shallue said. The research was led by Google software engineer Christopher Shallue and UT Austin postdoctoral fellow and astronomer Andrew ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 05:30

The smartphone features a 5.93-inch "FullView" display with full-HD+ 1080x2160 pixels resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. The new phone will cost CNY 2,000 for the 4GB/32GB model and CNY 2,400 for the one with 64GB storage. From the initial impression, it looks like, the phone offers a premium glass sandwich design with a metal mid-frame for the structural rigidity. Under the hood, the smartphone is equipped with an octa-core Hi-Silicon Kirin 659 chipset that is teamed up with 4GB RAM and ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 03:23

But its enormous debris cloud will create the annual event called the Geminid meteor shower, named for the apparent center of the shower in the constellation Gemini. said the meteor shower has reached its peak but it still should be visible over the next few nights as well, but cloud cover will mean the meteors are less visible than last night.

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:48

A mere road trip away, at 2,545 light-years from Earth, Kepler-90i orbits its host star every 14.4 Earth days, with a sizzling surface temperature similar to Venus of 426°C. It can potentially be used to find astronomical bodies that have been missed in previous searches. It focuses on weak planetary signals — so feeble and numerous it would take humans ages to examine.

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:33

The Falcon 9 itself will attempt to land at SpaceX's Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) in Cape Canaveral upon reentry into the atmosphere. The mission is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 7:36 a.m. "This is the beginning of rapid and reliable reusability", said SpaceX Manager Jessica Jensen, according to AP. Though the early days of rocket landings saw many of them topple, miss the target or blow up, SpaceX has successfully recovered 14 of its boosters this year alone.

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:21

While it is now unknown when this feature will launch in PUBG , the official launch date on PC is looming ever closer. I've been playing PUBG on my Xbox One (standard version) this week and it's just as fun as I remembered. PUBG has definitely been one of the biggest gaming stories of the year, releasing as a small indie title before becoming a juggernaut on PC. That means that development on the title is still ongoing and work in progress.

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:13

Elsewhere in the files, The Guru Team (via Kotaku ) found some unused assets including a locked chest and a handwritten note. The first thing the data miners noticed was text that appears to be a future announcement. The chest was marked with a company name and logo, Boles Overland Stagecoach Co., which players also spotted in a Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer. The note, on the other hand, alludes to a mysterious treasure that split a family apart.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:36

You'll still be friends with that person or be a part of that group or Page, but any content they post won't show up in your timeline. Once a user snoozes one of these people or groups on the site they won't see anything from that those people or groups for a full 30 days.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:24

Stealthy hunters and scavengers that swim at depths of up to 1,000m in cold waters near the Arctic circle, Greenland sharks , which can grow up to 5.5m in length, are among the world's largest predators. Fishermen don't actively pursue the Greenland Sharks but catch them by mistake while setting their nets for more agreeable prey like cod or trout. Earlier this year, professor Kim Praebel, from the Arctic University of Norway found that Greenland sharks could live up to 400 years.

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:26

To make Project Loon a reality, we had to figure out how to send data reliably between balloons flying on the stratospheric winds. Instead of floating Wi-Fi hotspots in balloons, it is now using laser beam links which it has described as "just like fibre optic cable, but without the cable" ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 14:28

These renders are said to be created based on the CAD images that have reportedly leaked from Samsung. However, according to prolific leaker Ice Universe, Samsung has made a decision to cancel the plan to reduce the Galaxy S9 bezel. Unlike the iPhone X though, the back camera module is positioned somewhere between the back of the device instead of the upper left corner. The leaked renders show that the fingerprint sensor of the device is located just below the dual-camera setup.

by | December 15, 2017 | 14:26

To take advantage of this, users will be able to search for the song that they want to play and by watching a 15-second ad, unlocking the ability to play the song for free. "If you're not willing to pay, you just couldn't do that on Pandora", product officer Chris Phillips told Engadget . Previously, Pandora's ad-supported and Plus users could only listen to radio stations based on artists or songs they liked.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:05

Mixer has not disclosed its user base, but Microsoft reports 600 million Windows 10 monthly active devices and more than 53 million monthly active Xbox Live users, so if even a small fraction is using Mixer, it's a significant number. The feature is listed as beta, so you can expect a few hiccups here and there, but it should function just as it does from the Xbox console. For iOS users, if selected you will be receiving an email from Apple within 48 hours.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:27

Nor Apple's Apple TV . While the product is identified as being sold by Apple, sources tell BESTAppleTV.com it is being sold through a third-party reseller, as is the entire Apple product line. Just last week, Google also refused access to its hugely popular YouTube service for Echo Show . Google on its part accused Amazon of not being fair enough in that the latter wasn't willing to support Google Cast, the technology that Chromecast is based on.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:11

Shortly after the announcement, Governor John Hickenlooper took to twitter to respond. From the FCC's commissioners panel, two of them are Democrats (the same two who also happen to be the only women), against the three Republican members, and one of the democrats, Mignon Clyburn, had this to say about today's vote: "I am among the millions outraged".

by | December 15, 2017 | 10:17

The speaker will reportedly sync with the company's other devices such as smart TVs, Galaxy smartphones and other Samsung devices. That being said, the pricing and release plans are still flexible and may change in future considering many factors.

by | December 14, 2017 | 20:51

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:57

What's more, Shazam has recently lost momentum in convincing the music industry of its viability as a standalone product, despite surpassing one billion downloads previous year and sending over one million daily referrals to streaming services including Spotify and Apple Music .

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:33

As most of you know, Samsung created the Galaxy Note Edge where the screen goes all the way to the edge of the phone but not to the back. Imagine that note edge display extending to back from the side. Samsung does have previous experience with smartphones that have curved displays and additional functionality on their edges, so this product wouldn't be a world away from what the company has already produced.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:22

In addition, every single online and multiplayer mode will be available, allowing players to go head-to-head against others from around the world. The free weekend event will be kicking off on the 14th of December, which is today, and will last until the 18th of December.

by | December 14, 2017 | 14:46

The updates bring more conversational, nuanced answers to users in the "cards" UI being used by rival companies like Google . For instance when users search for "Why won't my water boil?" they'll get expert comments made on Reddit from a chemist and a chef.

by | December 14, 2017 | 13:41

But it may give some details on it at the CES 2018 tech show in Las Vegas next month. There's a 13- and 15-inch version of the standard Notebook 9 offering, and an update to the 13-inch Notebook Pen two-in-one. Both variants of the Notebook 9 offer the same Metal12 frame as the Notebook 9 Pen, along with the Full HD displays. The performance is the same but it makes use of the touchscreen input and can be used by creators to draw stuff, show how they like the design to be without having to ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 12:46

Toyota Motor Corp . and Panasonic Corp. on Wednesday announced their agreement to team up in batteries for electric-powered vehicles. According to the Tribune report, an inspector from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management visited U.S.

by | December 14, 2017 | 10:48

Home is Apple's controlling app for HomeKit smarthome devices. It was a pretty nasty bug, letting unauthorized people access your home accessories including locks and garage door openers. After installing the latest iOS update, the device displays the "Face ID is not available" prompt upon accessing the face unlock feature. Users will need a live internet connection to download and install the update, which is around 69.1 MB in size on iOS.

by | December 14, 2017 | 05:46

A second former Facebook executive is claiming that the social-media platform presents a threat to its users and society. He underlined that Facebook is no longer an "American problem". "Chamath has not been at Facebook for over six years", a company spokesperson said . Officials are also sending out messages informing users to not believe fake rumors and being aware of the visitors in the village.

by | December 14, 2017 | 05:23

If a majority of the FCC votes for gutting net neutrality , your internet risks being limited to websites belonging to companies that can afford to pay off the cable companies to prioritize their content. Some net-neutrality supporters hope to ride that wave of public opinion into the 2018 elections. "Washington state will act under our own authority and under our own laws and under our own jurisdiction to protect the very important measure of net neutrality for all Washington citizens", ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 04:14

The policy that covers the couple requires high fees to even see a doctor, and it has a high deductible for further treatment. The Kaiser Family Foundation reported that about three-quarters of states anticipate exhausting their funding by the end of March 2018 and that several states have begun or will begin notifying families about coverage reductions before the end of 2017.

by | December 13, 2017 | 21:31

Markle, 36, and Harry , 33, announced their engagement on November 27. Loved-up Harry and Meghan announced their engagement last month and are due to Wednesday in Windsor in May. Fans start queuing up early to greet the Royals as they walk the 330 yards to the 16th-century church, normally led by Prince Philip. There is speculation that Harry and his bride-to-be may stay with the Cambridges at their nearby home, Anmer Hall, but if they are accommodated by the Queen and Duke of ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 21:27

File picture shows a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 aircraft of German carrier Air Berlin being towed at Duesseldorf airport, Germany, September 12, 2017. Shares in Easyjet were down 0.1% at 1,438.00 pence Tuesday. Lufthansa was seeking to acquire 81 Air Berlin aircraft, including about 20 planes at Niki, as part of the smaller German carrier's liquidation. Lufthansa said it had offered to give up slots but the Commission "considers this to be insufficient" and clearly indicated that it wouldn't ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 21:12

Police in Telangana revealed the shocking facts unearthed during the investigations of the chilling crime in Nagarkurnool town. The woman, M Swathi, 27, along with her paramour Rajesh , a physiotherapist, had murdered her husband M Sudhakar Reddy , 32, of Nagarkurnool almost two weeks ago and dumped the body in a forest.

by | December 13, 2017 | 19:59

The video that Bezos included with his tweet showed the New Shepard blasting off and rising above a wide-open spread of ranchland. The launch was the first of its kind using an upgraded booster, and the capsule was outfitted with large windows that will provide an excellent view for space tourists .

by | December 13, 2017 | 16:07

The company has landed 19 Falcon 9 boosters as part of its ongoing reusable rocket program to reduce the cost of spaceflight. "SpaceX is taking additional time for the team to conduct full inspections and cleanings due to detection of particles in 2 stage fuel system", SpaceX wrote in a Twitter status update.