Sci-tech

by | September 23, 2017 | 08:24

Apple unveiled its three new smartphones earlier this month and as of today, two of them are available for purchase in several markets. The 3D touch Multitasking feature will be available on the next update of the iOS 11 . This OS comes with lots of new features , including a new picture format that involves less storage , a new File Manager which integrates third-party cloud storage services and more goodies.

by | September 23, 2017 | 07:53

The world will be vaporized in roughly 7 billion years, when the sun expands into an enormous red giant star and explodes across the solar system. The history of human civilisation will soon end. According to the Bible, the end of the humanity will precede the Rapture and the second coming of Christ.

by | September 23, 2017 | 02:00

Earlier South Korea's president Moon Jae-in vowed strong punishment on the North, adding the situation was the "most serious and urgent security issue in this region at the current moment". "Just to clarify, you said that there were possible military options that would not create a grave risk to Seoul". China and Russian Federation began naval drills near North Korea on Monday amid continuing tensions over the isolated state's nuclear ambitions and ahead of a United Nations General Assembly ...

by | September 23, 2017 | 00:31

Powered by Apple A10X processor, the Apple TV 4K is priced at Rs 15,900 for 32GB and Rs 17,900 for the 64GB variant. The reason for the same is the fact that Apple TV does not support the format YouTube uses to stream its videos. However, those who purchase the new set-top box will be limited in how they can enjoy 4K titles. The Apple TV's remote has been a source of debate, with some people saying its Siri integration and few buttons is fantastic, and others saying it's seriously ...

by | September 22, 2017 | 21:26

The relative abundance changes with cosmic ray energy - the highest energy cosmic rays tend to be heavier nuclei. "There have been other pieces of evidence, but I would say this paper really confirms that most of the highest energy cosmic ray particles are not coming from the Milky Way galaxy", said Gregory Snow, professor of physics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

by | September 22, 2017 | 20:39

The development of Bixby voice capabilities for Indian consumers was carried out at Samsung Research & Development Institute, Bangalore (SRI-B), Samsung's largest R&D facility outside Korea. For example, if you take a photo and then tell Bixby to "send the picture just taken to Mom", Bixby understands cross-application commands and will know which photo you are referring to and will text it to your mom.

by | September 22, 2017 | 20:40

The $800 million OSIRIS-REx mission (whose name is short for "Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer") launched on September 8, 2016. Participants can upload their images at asteroidmission.org . They'll direct the spacecraft to take photographs and make observations of the Earth and Moon, to calibrate the scientific instruments.

by | September 22, 2017 | 19:59

Apollo 1.5 is the most recent version of open-source self-driving vehicle software. Over 70 partners across different areas of the autonomous technology industry including Nvidia, mapping service TomTom and Microsoft Cloud have joined Baidu's Apollo 1.5 platform.

by | September 22, 2017 | 19:55

The Nifty lost 1.22 percent this week, while the Sensex fell 1.09 percent. The Nifty was down 1.20 percent or 121.25 points at 9999 level. Jindal Steel & Power plunged 8 percent amidst reports that Ravi Uppal will step down as the managing director and group chief executive officer of debt-laden steel maker by month-end.

by | September 22, 2017 | 19:24

The study , published on Wednesday in the journal Science Advances , reveals a startling pattern that preceded past mass extinction events: major upward fluctuations of carbon in marine sediment - similar to what scientists are seeing today.

by | September 22, 2017 | 19:08

That may seem like a tiny gap, but for a binary asteroid system, it's huge. The two asteroids have comet-like features such as a bright coma and a long tail but unlike many asteroids in the region which can either orbit another space rock , or release water vapor, 2006 VW139/288P has both these features.

by | September 22, 2017 | 18:54

Likely a new trailer, whatever Rockstar has up its sleeve will be revealed at 4pm United Kingdom time (11am ET, 8am PT). As you can see, the tweet offers up no information on what will be shared on the 28 at 11 a.m. Rockstar noted that it would be coming to PS4 and Xbox One but has stayed fairly mum on a potential PC version. The footage shown so far seem to imply it is based on the same engine as Grand Theft Auto V upgraded to fit the current generation needs.

by | September 22, 2017 | 18:27

The Vivo X20 sports 6.01-inch display , while the X20 Plus bears a 6.43-inch screen. The new Vivo smartphones come with 64GB of built-in storage , which is further expandable via microSD card up to 256GB. While the fingerprint sensor is located on the rear panel, the device also features face recognition, which Vivo calls as Face Wake. The smartphone has a 3245mAh non-removable battery and runs Android Nougat 7.1.1 with Vivo's own FunTouch OS on top.

by | September 22, 2017 | 18:09

The handset is basically the successor to last year's Maimang 5 or Huawei G9 as known in markets outside China. The handset is powered by a 2.36 GHz Octa-core Kirin 659 processor which is paired with Mali-T830 MP2 GPU and 4GB RAM. Talking about the highlight of the Huawei Maimang 6 however, the phone features a four camera setup which is quite unique. Here is the complete breakdown of the specifications for the Huawei Maimang 6.

by | September 22, 2017 | 17:57

And one USA defense official told CNN the potential for having to consider shooting down a North Korean missile remains very real. "Based on North Korea's demonstrated science and technological capabilities - coupled with the priority Pyongyang places on missile programs - North Korea probably is capable of producing UDMH domestically", Timothy Barrett, a spokesman for the director of national intelligence, told the Times.

by | September 22, 2017 | 17:44

E-commerce sites are looking at advertising as a significant revenue stream. Another point of uncertainty is whether offer is valid only on Citibank credit cards or on both credit and debit cards. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which will be released on September 22 is made available with a cashback and exchange offer. There is also an option of No cost EMI available for iPhone 7 starting at Rs 6,500 per month.

by | September 22, 2017 | 17:43

Alaska and Hawaii will continue to receive Obamacare's premium tax credits even though other states will no longer continue to receive them. "So we have until the end of this month to pass Graham-Cassidy and give the people of Alaska and all of America a fresh start on healthcare", Pence said .

by | September 22, 2017 | 17:32

Namely, Tesla lowered prices for the base version of its Model X and for Model S and Model X vehicles equipped with Tesla's largest batteries . Moreover, Aperio Limited Liability Company has 0.07% invested in Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ).

by | September 22, 2017 | 06:05

Carrie DeKlyen declined to undergo chemotherapy for her brain cancer because it would have ended her pregnancy. Carrie's family rushed her to the hospital in June when she suffered a massive stroke, and this was the last time she was conscious, Nick said.

by | September 22, 2017 | 03:13

Before becoming Nintendo's public face and head, Iwata worked in the company as a programmer and his claim to fame was to fit the entire 18-course Golf game into a single NES cartridge, no small feat in those days. Amazingly, the classic NES game features updates that make it compatible with the Nintendo Switch's advanced control. His passing in 2015 sent shockwaves throughout a wide community of players who'd come to consider Iwata, with his amiable approach and gentle humour ...

by | September 22, 2017 | 02:00

The world is transforming and people are looking towards us. He also urged the people to fight against divisive politics and said that the fact that more than 1.3 billion people belonging to different cultures live amicably in India is the biggest asset of the country.

by | September 22, 2017 | 01:53

The next release for the game this October will be a big one - a multiplayer mode, which will allow players to fight monsters alongside their friends. In addition to multiplayer quests, single player quests are also available for players to enhance their characters. Unlike the main story, which follows the journey of Noctis and his comrades , the expansion will put you in control of a Kingsglaive soldier.

by | September 22, 2017 | 01:28

But if the images are legit, then the Krypton looks to be sporting a carbon fibre rear, giving it a back panel that's a little different to other phones on the market. He also mentioned it will feature IP67 certified water and dust resistance , as well as a battery that's rated to last more than 26 hours through mixed use.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:52

Unfortunately, there's been no further word on those "leaked" original Xbox backwards compatible games that were spotted on the Gamespot website. In 2014 he took the reins of the brand and is now directing the efforts of his team to launch Xbox One X , a console that will be available later this year.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:37

Amazon has the Echo Dot; a smaller, cheaper edition of its Amazon Echo smart speaker, so of course it's only reasonable that Google get in on the action with the Google Home speaker. Both products are available for pre-order right now. It's believed that Google will officially introduce the Google Home Mini at a special product event scheduled to take place on October 4.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:33

Most long-range computer models suggest Maria could exploit the same break in a mid-level high pressure ridge that Jose did. and thus pass east of the southeastern USA coast this weekend and early next week. The National Hurricane Center forecast cone that we show on WECT products is the official and best resource for storm intensity and track information.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:29

A third schoolboy told Arkansas State Police that Goline sent him sexually explicit texts, including a photo of herself in her underwear. Another victim who took Goline's class said she picked him up one afternoon and took him to her Jonesboro apartment to have sex.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:18

It's pretty goofy looking all on its own, but it's especially amusing on a super skinny dude. Shoppers be able to choose from six different options with various skin tones and levels of hairiness. A dad bod bag, dubbed "The DadBag" is here and it's been made specifically for guys who want a dad bod but don't want to put on any weight to achieve it.

by | September 21, 2017 | 19:53

However, they will no longer be able to use the in-game voice communication. Overwatch's highly anticipated new stage, Junkertown , has been released on all platforms as part of the game's latest update . There was originally no way for console players to even report bad behavior, so yesterday's update is likely just one step toward an effective punishment system on consoles.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:53

Piriform's servers are said to have been hacked at some stage this summer, with the malicious version of CCleaner uploaded on August 15. The malicious code, however, is not believed to have been activated. In all, Cisco claims the infected version of CCleaner was installed on 700,000 computers. But researchers at Cisco claimed that a control server that had been seized by U.S.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:49

As per the researchers, a small Ceratophrys with its 45 mm (4.5 cm) width head can create 30 Newton (N) biting force. Pac-man frogs can capture and swallow whole animals like frogs, lizards, snakes , and rodents because the frog has the most powerful jaws which can produce powerful biting force.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:48

The disturbing news that about 143 million Americans' personal information is at risk of being exploited has prompted efforts to tighten rules on credit reporting agencies - a movement that clearly is in order. On Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, regulatory filings show that three senior Equifax executives sold shares worth nearly $1.8 million, with none of the filings listing the transactions as being part of scheduled 10b5-1 trading plans.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:48

As part of its appeal to younger buyers, Volvo has streamlined the leasing process of the XC40 into a subscription-like Care by Volvo service. Based on a new CMA platform, the small premium SUV has safety features that are a carryover from its big brothers as well as small functionalities developed along with customers, said Hakan Samuelsson President & CEO.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:48

Two sides to every story refer to the cool Bothie feature while next milestone of Nokia Phones is the Nokia 8 for sure. Taking in consideration the fact that India is a very populated country, Nokia definitely wants to get on that market.

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:27

All of the components for the Nest Secure alarm system come in one color - white, and the system comes with a 2-year limited warranty. The device can be set to send alerts if it does not recognise a stranger's face or hears an unusual sound - however owners must subscribe to an additional service to gain the function.