Sci-tech

by | October 24, 2017 | 17:23

At 9.48 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 104.37 points or 0.32% at 32,611.09 with 21 components gaining. Majog gainers were ONGC , NTPC , Tata Steel, Hindustan Unilever, Axis Bank, Asian Paint , ICICI Bank, Coal India, SBI, Maruti Suzuki, Wipro and Power Grid, rising up to 2.42 per cent.

by | October 24, 2017 | 11:40

Stocks of telecom operators were up during the trading hours on Monday morning post last week's news of Jio Infocomm (Jio) increasing its tariff plans thereby, indicating a stability in the market may be around the corner. Avneesh Khosla, associate director - consumer business, Vodafone India , said his company was looking to drive data monetisation and therefore data penetration.

by | October 24, 2017 | 04:06

Several reports about tests in six countries that split posts from pages out of News Feed and into a new feed called Explore focused on the fact that publishers would have to pay to advertise to get their stories into the News Feed if Facebook made the change globally and permanently.

by | October 23, 2017 | 23:40

Hawking's doctoral thesis was already the most requested item in the university's library. Hawking told Cambridge that he made the decision hoping to "inspire people around the world to look up at the stars and not down at their feet". He tried to apply the same concept to the whole universe and his thesis was then approved in 1966. Since Cambridge made the thesis available to everyone, more than 60,000 people have accessed the work, which has caused the website to occasionally crash .

by | October 23, 2017 | 23:07

The Supreme Court previously said Samsung should pay up $399M because damages only applied to patented parts of the device that were copied rather than the whole device. In a ruling picked up by Foss Patents , Judge Lucy Koh declared that Apple and Samsung would head back to court with roughly $400 million on the line, unless the companies decide to settle it outside the system.

by | October 23, 2017 | 20:07

The two images clearly show the front and the back design of the OnePlus phone. Several rumours across the web say that OnePlus is working on the OnePlus 5T- the successor to the OnePlus 5 . It's also worth noting that the OnePlus 5 is no longer available for purchase in most markets, including Europe and the USA, which suggests that a new version could be on the way as well.

by | October 23, 2017 | 17:01

The current Redmi Note 4 was being sold in 2GB RAM, 32GB variant which has been dropped for good. Earlier we saw a Redmi Note 5 render that hinted at a 18:9 display and a dual camera setup. As far imaging is concerned, the phone is supposed to sport a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. On the software front, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will run company's proprietary MIUI 9 custom UI skin, based on Google's Android 7.1.2 Nougat operating system.

by | October 23, 2017 | 13:24

A few days after the worldwide debut of Xbox One X , Microsoft decided that yesterday would be special for the fans of the mark and to give the signal of exit to the promotional campaign of the most powerful console of the world releasing its official commercial.

by | October 23, 2017 | 10:33

That's not all: rear-axle steering, which can't be had on the 911 Carrera , is available as an option on the 911 Carrera T. Even the rear side windows are made from lighter glass whilst sound deadening has been minimalised to ensure drivers can hear the full song of the mechanics from inside the cabin.

by | October 23, 2017 | 05:38

Recently, a picture allegedly showing the back plate of the Nokia 9 have leaked out directly from China. On top of it it has 2.5D curved glass. The device will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 6GB/8GB of RAM, 128GB of ROM and IP68 certification.

by | October 22, 2017 | 09:16

This, Rabet said, gave hackers ample time to learn about the vulnerability before the patch was pushed out to customers. In addition to Google's task of patching the WPA2 vulnerability that affects over millions of Android devices, the company had to address an exploit in its Chrome browser recently uncovered by Microsoft.

by | October 21, 2017 | 21:32

When does it peak? "You can see pieces of Halley's Comet during the Eta Aquarids [in May] and the Orionid meteor shower [in October and November]", NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke said. Also, do not forget to wrap up warm before heading out to stargaze in the middle of the night. It's recommended that you don't use telescopes or binoculars to view the meteors because those are meant to magnify stationary objects in the sky.

by | October 21, 2017 | 17:45

Twitter is a worldwide phenomenon". Now, social media experts have revealed that Rahul Gandhi's popularity may be due to automatic bots being used. "I am a Hindustani", Singh said. In just a few minutes, the tweet touched 20,000 retweets and has now touched 3.4K. After the bot report was published, Congress chief of Social Media and Digital communications Divya Spandana said that she can not comment on that since they are limited to publishing the tweets and what happens after that is not in ...

by | October 21, 2017 | 15:08

With Jio's new Rs 459 plan , Jio Prime members can avail unlimited services at 1GB high speed data per day for three months (84 days for prepaid users) followed by data at curtailed speed, alongwith unlimited voice calling and access to Jio apps.

by | October 21, 2017 | 10:42

She said that her experience had inspired her to speak out to "normalise this mental health discussion". "I'm in one of the top-selling female groups of all time, suffering with depression ", Williams says. Having failed to identify the problem, things got worse for Michelle, leading her to contemplate suicide. It wasn't until she reached her 30s, she said, when she looked back and realized what she was suffering from and how long it had affected her for - according to her, she began ...

by | October 21, 2017 | 04:46

Tokyo-based Emonster kk sued Apple on Wednesday in federal court in San Francisco, saying it holds the USA trademark on the term animoji and that Apple's use of the word is a "textbook case" of deliberate infringement. As the suit states, Apple told Bonasea that the company wanted to buy the trademark . We've reached out to Apple for comment. Apple had full knowledge of Emonster's app because it is available for download on Apple's App Store, the lawsuit said.

by | October 21, 2017 | 04:09

As always, the defining feature is the back - long luggage compartment lid finished in a pronounced, curved lip with integrated spoiler that automatically comes into action at 120 km/h (74.6 mph). mpg) and emit 154 grams of CO2/km (247.8 grams of CO2/mile). Drive is channeled through a standard seven-speed S-tronic dual-clutch gearbox and the latest iteration of Audi's quattro four-wheel-drive system that only activates the rear wheels when it detects added traction is required.

by | October 20, 2017 | 19:56

Check out the full exchange below. On the desktop side, development moves at a much slower pace, and as such, it has a few Apple customers questioning whether the Mac mini is now a dead product line? Let us know some of the things you love about it in the comments section! Cook said "it is not time to share details" but the inference appears to be a Mac mini revamp might be forthcoming.

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:09

You have to pay close attention to catch it. If you look at the official KFC Twitter , you may notice that the account is following just 11 people. No, it's not the 11 herbs and spices the fast-food chicken icon uses in its recipes. That's right. On their Twitter, KFC only follows the five Spice Girls members, and six guys named "Herb" - and one guy finally found out why.

by | October 20, 2017 | 09:20

For the subscription feature to work, media organizations must be using Facebook's Instant Articles format, which allows articles to load faster on Facebook's social network. "We also heard from publishers that maintaining control over pricing, offers, subscriber relationships, and 100 percent of the revenue are critical to their businesses, and this test is created to do that".

by | October 20, 2017 | 04:36

The "8-bit throwback" sees Resident Evil mainstay Barry Burton stepping in for Arthur the knight, and slaying zombies and other gruesome creatures on a deadly island. Accessed in the initial loading screen, this is a shooter in which you can only control the crosshairs to eliminate the enemies and gain BP to use it in Raid Mode.

by | October 20, 2017 | 02:52

Of course, Consumer Reports has not owned a auto nor have their members reported on the Model 3 in the annual reliability survey, so this is all guesswork so far, and will be updated next year when owners have had their hands on the vehicle for a while.

by | October 20, 2017 | 01:38

The research joins a number of studies probing the extraordinary relationship between humans and their canine companions, including work suggesting dogs understand both the words and the tone of human speech . Biologists have mostly operated under the assumption that the majority of animal facial expressions are involuntary, but the latest research suggests otherwise.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:33

After having $-0.09 EPS previously, Net Element International Inc's analysts see -44.44% EPS growth. Shares are now up over the past year, outperforming the broad market by -100% and outperformed a peer group of similar companies by 179%. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 2.16% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.67 percent. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business.

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:18

The planet, one of two ice giants in the solar system, will reach opposition on October 19th - meaning it will sit exactly opposite the sun (2,830m km away), in front of the constellation Pisces. Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday. Luckily, skies are expected to be clear tonight, so you should be able to see Uranus with the naked eye. Find Uranus , the seventh planet from the sun, by looking into the southeast sky.

by | October 19, 2017 | 22:08

Android Police initially spotted the changes, and although the core functionality of Google Play Music on Android TV remains mostly unchanged, the updated interface looks much more modern and a lot cleaner. "The malicious code is obfuscated and key strings are encrypted, thwarting base-level forms of detection", said Shaun Aimoto, principal SQA engineer at Symantec.

by | October 19, 2017 | 20:44

If you're still playing Pokemon Go , you'll definitely want to check in starting tomorrow and keep checking back through November 1st. A Witch Hat Pikachu will also be along for the ride, and trainers won't be left out of the headwear game as a Mimikyu Disguise hat will be made available to wear.

by | October 19, 2017 | 20:36

The sweets below are the least healthy, including Sweetarts, 3 Musketeers, and certain iterations of the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup. As Halloween quickly approaches, a new study from CandyStore.com took a look at the data to figure out what candy is the most popular in all of the states.

by | October 19, 2017 | 20:32

Earlier this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook pulled back the curtains a bit for the company's self-driving auto project, confirming that Apple was working on autonomous vehicle technology that it considers as "the mother of all AI projects". Although details of the Apple project are still largely under wraps, CEO Tim Cook has indicated that the company is more interested in developing the software and other underlying technologies that will enable self-driving cars, rather than planning to ...

by | October 19, 2017 | 19:20

As with everything on Facebook, the Explore Feed will be algorithmic so your past likes and shares will influence it's content. In the app, you can access it by tapping the hamburger menu button above the News Feed and scrolling down to Explore Feed.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:58

The iPhone maker reported $1.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.10. And it's unlikely Apple can even produce 250 million iPhone X models in a year. But it's clear investors are concerned about a series of data points about initial demand for the iPhone 8 . In collaboration with Apple , GE is also developing apps for both internal use and its customers, giving workers powerful tools to enhance their jobs and help operations run more ...

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:34

He calculated what compression-resistant forces within the atom would stop the collapse of a star and form a white dwarf . According to a report in The Verge , Chandrasekhar's theory was initially was rejected by his peers and was even ridiculed by Sir Arthur Eddington, a leading astrophysicist of the time.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:30

Analysis of radar data returned by the spacecraft, also known as Selene, by scientists at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) revealed several possible entrances to a lava tube near the Marius Hills region on the Moon. "But knowing these things is also important for basic science". The two echoes correspond to radar reflections from the moon's surface and the floor and ceiling of the open tube.

by | October 19, 2017 | 18:31

That's because "meteors close to the radiant have short trails and are harder to see - so you want to look away from Orion ". Halley's comet is known as a "periodic" comet which means it has an orbital time cycle of less than 200 years.What does it have to do with the Orionid Meteor shower? Halley's Comet, also known as Comet 1P/Halley, shoots past the Earth every 75 years but we collide with its debris twice annually.

by | October 19, 2017 | 17:56

A Gurgaon court has sent a notice to cricketer Yuvraj Singh and his family, asking them to respond to Akanksha Singh's domestic violence allegations by 21 October. "This recovery could possibly be of some jewellery, it's not of money", Swati said. Yuvraj would even tell her that she should obey his mother because she was the most superior person in the house.