Sci-tech

by | January 15, 2018 | 09:09

You know how you've been seeing a bit more of your friends and family highlighting their most meaningful moments? Mark Zuckerberg has been left several billion dollars poorer after announcing major changes to the way Facebook works. Zuckerberg admitted that the new changes might not pay off at first, but believes it is important users have more meaningful social interactions, The Sun said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:45

This PSLV-C40 launched 31 satellites, including 710kg Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation and 30 co-passenger satellites together weighing about 613kg at lift-off. Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are set to conduct a breathtaking stunt at Mahendragiri hills in Tamil Nadu. In February previous year, the ISRO launched 104 satellites in a single mission, a lot of them for foreign customers.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:22

The new center storage console is large enough to fit a standard iPad, says VW. That promises improved driving dynamics (dare we wish for it to drive like a Golf with a trunk). Dual-zone automatic climate control can be added, while Driver Personalization for up to four individuals is standard. LED lighting is now standard across the lineup, and SEL and SEL Premium trims get Volkswagen's Digital Cockpit display.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:09

Mario Tennis made its debut on the Nintendo 64 (not to be confused with Mario's Tennis on Virtual Boy); its last installment was Wii U title, Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash . The first announcement from the Nintendo Direct Mini is that The World Ends With You will be coming to Nintendo Switch as the - Final Remix - Edition.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:37

This is one of the highlights of the Ford stand at the 2018 Detroit motor show . It appeared on stage with a surviving dark Highland green 1968 Mustang GT fastback from the classic film starring Steve McQueen . The Bullitt Mustang can be painted in the original Dark Highland Green, but owners less focussed on the cultural significance of the name can option it in Shadow Black.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:41

That is the only way India can counter South Africa's pace battery on a 'lively' pitch. Both players ended up on the same side of the wicket. For India , Ashwin, given long spells, bowled well. Philander dabbed the ball and scooted off for a run. After the first two sessions , it became evident that South Africa were eyeing a big total.

by | January 14, 2018 | 22:45

Activision Blizzard, Inc . develops and publishes games for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile devices, and online social platforms. About 180,139 shares traded. Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of ATVI . Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.

by | January 14, 2018 | 21:44

In addition, any future exploration and settlement of Mars will rely on ice deposits such as these as a source of water. Learning more about water on Mars could help us figure out what impact it had on the planet billions of years ago, and if it perhaps resulted in the development of extraterrestial life all those eons ago.

by | January 14, 2018 | 16:00

What remains to be seen is how much power the new 3.0 liter Duramax diesel engine can actually deliver against Ford's Power Stroke. The 3.0L diesel and 6.2L V8 get a new 10-speed automatic transmission. Twelve of them are fixed and can handle 500 pounds each - twice the maximum capacity of the tie-downs in the outgoing Silverado . The 2019 Silverado will be available with a power operating rear tailgate that can open and close with the push of a button on the vehicle's key fob.

by | January 14, 2018 | 15:24

OR (12-6, 2-3) rallied from double-digit deficits three times, but couldn't muster a final comeback to leave the desert with a split between the Pac-12's two Arizona schools. OR took its turn, tying the game at 55-all. It's hard to score 41 points in the first half with nine turnovers. "I wasn't looking to at jumping off any bridges after we lost our last game and certainly not celebrating like we won the Super Bowl here tonight".

by | January 14, 2018 | 14:43

You guessed it - one volume for each game. Bandai Namco has announced that Dark Souls: Remastered will be inviting fearless adventurers to revisit the unsafe realm of Lordran, when it launches for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC this May.

by | January 14, 2018 | 13:28

The teaser trailer for this new version of the iconic and hard title didn't show us much, but it did give us a date for its release: May 25. The game adds a new story mode where you can fight bosses. It's Nintendo's big release ahead of Easter 2018, so there's a lot riding on it. Third-party developers shied away from the Wii U, but can't wait to get their games on the Switch.

by | January 14, 2018 | 13:21

But Nintendo also announced that Donkey Kong will make his debut on Switch this year, with Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze releasing on May 4th. As stated, NPD has not yet submitted its official data, but Greenberg confirms that Xbox One has broken the provision of the console of Sony and says that it was Nintendo that more units sold in December.

by | January 14, 2018 | 08:41

According to sources close to the matter, Google is toying with the idea of launching a revamped online store in February. What CES showed me is that Google and Amazon , kind of eerily, are on the same page when it comes to their voice assistants.

by | January 14, 2018 | 05:57

After departing the second season of Starz's American Gods adaptation , Bryan Fuller has moved on to become a part of The Vampire Chronicles , an adaptation of Anne Rice's novel series. Rice's novels have been adapted to film before, first with An Interview with a Vampire in 1994 starring Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise and Kirsten Dunst and then in 2002 with Queen of the Damned starring Aaliyah and Stuart Townsend.

by | January 14, 2018 | 04:08

While the company did not launch any major new products, the company did announce its intention to jump onto the smart speakers and voice assistant bandwagon. It is estimated Google Home will capture 25 percent of the smart speaker market in 2018, while Amazon's Echo will command a 68 percent. However, we'll have to give a device from JBL , Lenovo, LG or Sony a try if we want them any sooner than that.

by | January 14, 2018 | 03:21

Excited to play Dark Souls again? Payday 2 will be coming to the Switch while making use of the HD rumble feature as well as utilizing the touch screen for menus in handheld mode. "So to correct a few things that I posted about yesterday - Dark Souls Remastered will not include new assets based on the Dark Souls 3 engine or any combat differences".

by | January 13, 2018 | 22:25

Noting that some of the streaming site's "very young" content creators "get themselves in hot water", Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl emphasized that Paul-whose channel was pulled shortly after the scandal erupted-was basically a rare bad apple among a huge stable of creatives who are not terrible.

by | January 13, 2018 | 22:13

Samsung Electronics launched " The Frame " lineup previous year. Thanks to OLED technology's unique ability to turn each pixel on and completely off, LG OLED displays bring colors to life like never before while creating an infinite contrast ratio optimized for high-dynamic range content.

by | January 13, 2018 | 21:41

It was enough time to send people scrambling for shelter and their cars. "It was a false alarm based on a human error", Schatz tweeted . Tulsi Gabbard confirmed on Twitter that the alert was mistakenly sent out, and there was not threat of a missile.

by | January 13, 2018 | 21:18

A new developer update for Fortnite's Battle Royale mode is up on Youtube and is one that you don't want to miss. Once the update has been installed, players can expect to see a map with a little more personality, with specific areas that really manage to stand out from one another as opposed to blending into one large landmass.

by | January 13, 2018 | 20:09

The device could take the driver's orders to let him/her show the directions or to play a particular music. Vuzix official websitePromotional picture for Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses. Interestingly, the announcement came from Panasonic, the first company off the blocks to partner with Amazon and it said the feature can function even if there is no internet connectivity.

by | January 13, 2018 | 18:52

Mild temperatures and heavy rain could cause the ice to break up and form ice jams. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Central Ohio residents and emergency response workers were bracing Friday for a snowstorm expected to cause icy roads and dump several inches of snow on the region.

by | January 13, 2018 | 18:39

It is reported that software for the Windows platform 10 will create a specialized application that will provide access to the voice assistant, Alexa . As an example, drivers could tell Alexa to turn on the living room lights while the owner is pulling into the garage. This feature will allow Toyota and Lexus customers in the USA to interact with Alexa in the auto.

by | January 13, 2018 | 18:07

It seems that despite listings saying quite the opposite, Dark Souls Remastered will not feature HDR on PS4 Pro after all. This version of the game will be released on PlayStation 4 , Xbox One, Nintendo Switch , and PC. If surprise Total War games aren't your thing, how about surprise Dark Souls ones? From their first timid steps to absolute mastery, players will build their characters by strategically adapting to daunting foes, exploring haunting locations, and amassing a large ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 16:01

The plan , drawn up by Michael Gove's environment department, seeks to utilise collaborative initiatives to assist the United Kingdom in overcoming the issue of waste. As has been pointed out, the vast quantity of plastics in the seas arrive there from the less developed economies of Asia, which have rudimentary waste management systems.

by | January 13, 2018 | 15:36

The new rate comes into effect from February 1. It added that the grey market, which routes worldwide calls by setting up illegal voice-over internet protocol gateways, needed to be curbed. Earlier, TRAI cut interconnect usage charges (IUC) for mobile calls to 6 paise a minute from 14 paise. "The Authority is of the view that there is a need of more deliberation on the issue, and therefore the Authority will issue a separate regulation on this issue", Trai said in its September 19 order ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 13:27

Astronomers have captured burps like these in the past, including one from the Milky Way, but this is the first time a supermassive black hole has been caught burping twice, according to a report in Phys.org. Combing images of the J1354 galaxy 800 million light-years away, they found two pools of the particles blasted from a black hole. For comparison, one light-year is roughly six trillion miles.

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:31

Having just checked my bank balance, I can confirm that I am in fact not dreaming. About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S. Dark Souls: Remastered enables players to explore the twisted ancient land of Lordran in the first title of the critically acclaimed action role-playing series like never before.

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:09

It is a tough race and today the European Union is lagging behind: we do not have any supercomputers in the world's top-ten", said Andrus Ansip, VP of Gaggling for the Digital Single Market. The EU says it is "behind" when it comes to supercomputers, and plans to invest $1.2 billion in at least four of the machines. The report recommended that Europe should align its exascale efforts with those of the other major players, while also increasing the EC's funding contribution.

by | January 13, 2018 | 08:35

A Dark Souls Trilogy box has been announced for PlayStation 4 in Japan. Dark Souls was first released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011 to widespread acclaim. Adding motion-controlled combat to Dark Souls could be a huge selling point for the game if From Software made a decision to add that feature to the remastered edition of the game.

by | January 13, 2018 | 08:25

ULA's webcast launch commentator did not mention the satellite beyond its name and as usual for classified missions, the company ended its coverage after payload fairing jettison. Orbital ATK provided two 60-inch diameter Graphite Epoxy Motors (GEM 60) for the Delta IV rocket. Col. Greg Wood, 30th Space Wing vice commander, was the launch commander.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:53

Still stinging from a White House insider book that portrays him as an unstable dolt surrounded by aides who uniformly think he's unqualified to be president, an angry Donald Trump , reading from a prepared statement , threatened Wednesday to " take a strong look " at US libel laws.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:16

He laughed while staffers around him prepped for the January 5, 2016, interview at an Iowa fire station during the Democratic primary season. The Cut got hold of the video . The website also listed some of Matthews' controversial remarks about Clinton, some of which were made on air. In 2008, he apologized for saying she only became a US senator and presidential candidate because " her husband messed around ".

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:10

Both Lexus and Toyota vehicles will benefit from the voice assistant; in particular those with the Entune 3.0 App Suite, including the 2018 Toyota Camry and Sienna , and the vast majority of current model year Lexus vehicles with the Enform App Suite 2.0.