Sci-tech

by | February 01, 2018 | 07:23

Illumination , which has an exclusive financing and distribution partnership with Universal Pictures , has garnered an extraordinary number of franchise successes for a studio only a decade old. in 1993; with 34 reviews, the film sits at 15% on RottenTomatoes . Meledandri is the CEO and founder of Illumination, the animation studio behind Despicable Me , Minions , and Sing .

by | February 01, 2018 | 06:26

We don't know anything about how faithful it will be to traditional Mario Kart games, what characters and tracks might be involved, or how well online racing with friends will work. This news is undoubtedly a surprise, given little is mentioned about Nintendo's mobile strategy in general - or specifically at the most recent direct.

by | February 01, 2018 | 06:17

The memo is slated to be released this or next week, barring any objections from the president. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump told lawmakers after his televised address to Congress that there was a "100 percent" chance it would be released.

by | February 01, 2018 | 03:10

But there was much more to the moon, making it an event most don't get to see in their lifetime. On the other side, on this night all world residents will be seeing the last Super Moon during 2018; where the Super Moon occurs when full Moon passes near Perigee point (nearest point) in its orbit around the Earth.

by | February 01, 2018 | 01:04

The games included for the month of February 2018 are listed below. This month brings us two featured games with Knack and RiME . There's plenty to witness in this majestic pocket of wilderness, but your major aim is scaling the top of the tower and unlocking its closely guarded secrets.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:34

National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) has explained three reasons why January 31, day when blue moon will be seen from different places in the world, is special. The lunar event is actually a naming convention for the second full moon of the month, and nothing to do with its colour. The moon will set at 7:16 a.m.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:32

Microsoft posted a relatively good second quarter this year that continued the ongoing process of its growth into a major cloud entity, in addition to saying it would be taking a significant charge as part of the major tax bill signed late last year .

by | January 31, 2018 | 22:47

Google Flights is also going to begin surfacing more information about flights that come with additional restrictions. First announced earlier this month , Google Flights now shows the various tiers available when you're buying a ticket, as well as what you get with those different price points.

by | January 31, 2018 | 21:02

Super moons appear 14-percent bigger and 30-percent brighter than a regular full moon. A "red moon" also commonly called a " blood moon " refers to the coloration caused by the lunar eclipse , as the shadow of the earth moves across the moon's surface.

by | January 31, 2018 | 17:17

There is no doubt that with this new feature Google Assistant will be more accessible to people in India, especially to those who are not fluent in English. Based on the few minutes I have spent with it, it possibly doesn't support follow-up questions in Hindi. If not, do that by heading over to Settings Languages & input Language Add a language English and select India, which will probably enable the Hindi language support for Assistant, subjected that if you're living in India.

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:00

What's more, two human utterances and all of the human-produced orca sounds were managed on the first attempt - although only one human sound - "hello" - was correctly produced more than 50% of the time on subsequent trials. Wikie has become the first killer whale to mimic human speech . She "spoke" while partially immersed in water with her blowhole exposed to the air.

by | January 31, 2018 | 14:48

We've seen the launch of the new 860 EVO and PRO series drives and now today, the electronics giant has announced its first Z-SSD product, the SZ985, sporting Z-NAND memory, Samsung's competitor to Intel's 3D XPoint memory technology. The drive also comes equipped with 1.5GB LPDDR4 DRAM and a high performance controller. Samsung finally has a launch vehicle for its high-performance Z-NAND memory.

by | January 31, 2018 | 14:16

Analysts expect the company to report total iPhone shipments - including sales of iPhone 6, 7 and 8 series models - rose 1.5% during the period, according to FactSet Research. Also, insider Daniel J. Riccio sold 15,641 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. Earlier this month, as a result of the Republican tax bill, Apple said it would take advantage of a one-year window to repatriate most of its overseas earnings at a lower tax rate, .

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:11

While not a hard to achieve goal by any means due to the latter's commercial failure, the Switch has bolstered Nintendo's operating profit margin considerably from just past year. It said it expected Switch sales to reach 20 million in 2018. On 3DS, the only notable releases were Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, which together managed 7.17m units.

by | January 31, 2018 | 12:14

Numerous major feature additions and upgrades Apple had planned may be delayed until 2019. Apple has different plans for iOS this year. Apple was not immediately available for comment. Every year, Apple launches a new iOS version for iPhone and iPad users, packing it with several new features. After all, iPhone users tend to pay more attention to flashy new features rather than security and reliability.

by | January 31, 2018 | 05:29

Last fall, a study by the United Kingdom media watchdog Ofcom revealed that kids over thirteen are increasingly using the social media despite social networks defining the age limit for signups. "We continue to be focused on making Messenger Kids be the best experience it can be for families". "Messenger Kids is not responding to a need - it is creating one", the groups wrote.

by | January 31, 2018 | 03:31

The Wall Street Journal reports that EA has denied an earlier report that said the delay was due to development being behind schedule. Instead, EA views the move as an opportunity to give Anthem a chance to get more attention as a new property than if it was forced to compete in a more crowded fall marketplace.

by | January 31, 2018 | 01:24

Trump of his address on Monday , calling it a "big" and "important" speech that covers "a lot of territory" including the administration's success in overhauling the nation's tax code as well as immigration . "That may be the theme, but that's not what has happened over the previous year", he said, adding that Trump had alienated US allies, hollowed out the diplomatic corps and increased the national debt with tax legislation.

by | January 30, 2018 | 22:44

He's already bagged the Monaco race, and a year ago he came close to bagging the Indy 500 but was ultimately let down by engine failure , something he's had to become accustomed to in F1 since his 2015 switch from Ferrari to McLaren . Ex-F1 driver Anthony Davidson , who Alonso will replace at Toyota, will likely deputise for the Spaniard at Fuji in his new role as test and development driver.

by | January 30, 2018 | 22:07

With only three female artists making the cut in the first phase of the 2018 lineup reveal, many are hoping for more to be added. "Shape of You" hitmaker Ed said: "So excited to be part of The Biggest Weekend this summer!" "Wherever you are in the country, you will be part of the biggest music event, with the widest selection of musical genres, the BBC has ever put on", he went on to say.

by | January 30, 2018 | 19:31

When the South Korean tech company launched the G6 early previous year, the device came in five color variants, namely: Astro Black, Ice Platinum, Mystic White Terra Gold and Marine Blue. And, naturally, the new coloured variants will be the same internally as the now sold models. At the CES 2018 earlier this month, LG launched the Raspberry Rose version of the V30.

by | January 30, 2018 | 18:10

Park Guide Hunter Hendricks says the Monument will open its parking lot at the Heritage Center this evening for those who wish to view the Super Moon.... Although it does not have a scientific definition, a "blood moon" occurs during a lunar eclipse when faint red sunbeams peek out around the edges of the moon, giving it a reddish, copper color.

by | January 30, 2018 | 18:09

The revamped version of its top-selling SUV in the United States and South Korea features a longer, more voluminous body than its predecessor while boasting advanced safety features such as warnings on approaching objects from the rear when a auto stops.

by | January 30, 2018 | 16:43

Today, Microsoft has announced some more features to make the app even more powerful for project managers-teamwork to be exact. They can now browse by category or search by name, category or integration type. "Users can see a list of applications that can be queried in this way by typing the "@" symbol within Teams' command box. "All the supported slash commands can be viewed by typing "/" on the command box.

by | January 30, 2018 | 14:56

Fiat Chrysler did not specify how many hybrid Pacifica models it will supply Waymo, but said delivery will begin late this year. This is in addition to the 600 Pacifica Hybrid minivans FCA has delivered to Google in 2016 and 2017. Waymo plans to launch the service without a human driver behind the wheel. The autonomous Pacifica minivans have been tested in 25 U.S. cities and are now running on the streets of five major cities, including Atlanta, San Francisco, Detroit, Phoenix, and Kirkland.

by | January 30, 2018 | 14:08

Facebook is stepping up its efforts to compete with Twitch and YouTube for video game streaming: The company is now offering select video gamers a chance to monetize their game-play live streams on Facebook by giving their audience a way to tip them as part of a test of new monetization options.

by | January 30, 2018 | 13:46

With the WhatsApp integration in CarPlay , users can ask Siri to read the new messages they receive on WhatsApp but can also dictate new messages for Siri to "write down" and send on WhatsApp. Apple CarPlay users will need to install the latest version 2.18.2 of WhatsApp on an iPhone connected to CarPlay, to get WhatsApp icon on their CarPlay interface dashboard.

by | January 30, 2018 | 13:30

It also runs on YunOS , which is a Linux based OS developed by Alibaba Cloud. There is Wi-Fi Hotspot capability on this feature phone too. It also comes with a 3.5mm audio jack and pre-installed apps for FM Radio, MP3 Player, reading books or novels, playing audio books, etc.

by | January 30, 2018 | 12:59

That's obviously set to change after Google's partial HTC acquisition , announced back in September , approved by Taiwanese regulators last month , and officially finalized today. As Google's hardware business enters its third year, Osterloh said the company remains committed to building and investing for the long run. The whole team will be residing in Taiwan and Taipei will be the largest Google engineering site in APAC.

by | January 30, 2018 | 10:56

The co-processors are used to control the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro , while they handle power management and security on the iMac Pro . Though Apple has been making custom chips for its phones, tablets, and wearables for years now, the company is only just starting to bring its house-made chips to the Mac.

by | January 30, 2018 | 06:28

The Taliban said it was behind the attack , which dealt a major blow to the US-backed Afghan government. An ambulance packed with explosives detonated on a busy street guarded by multiple police checkpoints. A military academy has reportedly been rocked by a series of explosions and gunfires in Afghanistan's capital Kabul , while the gun battle between forces and militants is underway.

by | January 30, 2018 | 06:20

Forensic investigators spent Saturday at an Aloha home in connection with the death of Sara Zghoul , 28, of Aloha. In one of Ms Zghoul's posts on Instagram a year ago, the mother appeared to be content with where she was in life, saying she was just grateful not to be homeless, in hospital or jail.

by | January 30, 2018 | 04:02

The eclipse will be visible for almost four hours, according to NASA , but it will only be visible in totality for an hour and 43 minutes . "Unfortunately, eclipse viewing will be more challenging in the eastern time zone ". What is this Super blue blood moon? . "Such a circumstance is called a Super Moon ". But if you still want to take a look early Wednesday morning, get outside sometime between 6 and 7 a.m.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:44

Yeah, local news, as in what is happening in smaller communities, something akin to micro-blogging platform Patch or the many smaller newspapers and news stations that make up this country's community media fabric. Zuckerberg said he has directed his product teams to prioritize news that is "trustworthy, informative, and local". In effect, two of the tech companies most often criticized for undermining the business model of news publishers are now looking to shore it up.

by | January 30, 2018 | 00:34

Derek, the actress Kardashian West referenced, famously wore cornrows in the 1979 film 10. Now Kim's gone and credited that same controversial person for creating said appropriated hairstyle, and then imitated the culture herself nearly 50 years later.