Science

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:59

Space Policy Directive 1 says the NASA administrator should "lead an innovative and sustainable program of exploration with commercial and worldwide partners to enable human expansion across the solar system and to bring back to Earth new knowledge and opportunities".

by | December 10, 2017 | 02:35

Back in July this year, YouTube's head of music confirmed that Google Play Music and YouTube Red would be merged to create a new streaming service. Before the music streaming service can go online, YouTube has to settle some deals with some major music labels. "Music is such an incredible global connector, and with Amazon Music Unlimited we've been able to give listeners access to an extensive catalog with the added experience of using their own voice to hear music in so many ...

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:46

The Grammy-winning musician was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday, Dec. 5, according to a rep. Along with John , Dead & Company consists of Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir, as well as Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:41

Amazon responded by saying Google was "setting a disappointing precedent by selectively blocking customer access to an open website", adding: "We hope to resolve this with Google as soon as possible". Alphabet Inc ( NASDAQ:GOOGL ) isn't going to take its products' exclusion from Amazon's marketplace lying down. The retail giant has long refused to stock Google's hardware products, such as its Chromecast streaming dongle and Google Home smart speaker, as they rival its own Amazon ...

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:36

At its technology summit in Maui this afternoon, Qualcomm provided some additional details of the results of its partnership with Microsoft to bring Windows to the chipmaker's SoCs. Utilizing the Snapdragon 835 SoC, both of these devices will also feature cellular connectivity from the Snapdragon X16 LTE modem . We're talking potentially Gigabit speeds so up to seven times the average broadband connection.

by | November 30, 2017 | 12:43

Now, the company is rolling out an update for iPhone users which would make watching videos in WhatsApp a bit more easier and fun. According the changelog seen on the App Store, now "when you receive a link to a YouTube video, you can now play it right within WhatsApp ".

by | November 21, 2017 | 00:37

The Open Beta update released last month also came with the same changelog and included the same September security patch update. Back in June, OnePlus promised that Android 8.0 Oreo will make its way to the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T , and now it's making good on its word.

by | November 18, 2017 | 00:26

Researchers, who studied adults between the ages of 40 and 80 for 12 years, found that single adults who lived alone with a dog were 33 percent less likely to die than those who lived alone without dogs. Scientists said the companionship was key, along with the physical activity in taking it for a walk. "These factors have been linked to increased risk of coronary heart disease , cardiovascular death and all cause mortality".

by | November 15, 2017 | 00:50

Unlike 2007's Hitman film, or 2015's Hitman: Agent 47 , the planned Hitman adaptation will be for a new TV series on Hulu . Kolstad will executive produce the Hitman TV series alongside Adrian Askarieh and Chuck Gordon. As reported by Deadline , a pilot script is now in the works for a Hitman series, with the intention of airing the series (should it get picked up from the pilot) on Hulu .

by | November 14, 2017 | 00:41

US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc ( QCOM .O) is making preparations to reject rival Broadcom Ltd's ( AVGO .O) $103 billion bid as early as this week, four people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, setting the stage for one of the biggest-ever takeover battles.

by | November 10, 2017 | 00:54

How exactly Twitter plans to clear up the confusion it created around verification remains to be seen. "We have paused all general verifications while we work and will report back soon". In a tweet early Thursday, founder Jack Dorsey attempted to apologize on behalf of Twitter and promised that the company would take immediate action to remedy the situation .

by | November 09, 2017 | 00:51

Among the faces they were trained to recognize were former President Barack Obama and actress Emma Watson . Sheep learnt to recognise Barack Obama after being shown his photo a few dozen times, said a study on November 8 which suggested our four-legged friends may be smarter than we think.

by | November 08, 2017 | 00:31

Target is also offering early access to some Black Friday deals on Monday, Nov. 6, only, including sales on board games, vehicle seats and more . The Black Friday bonanza continues with a new ad leak. Speaking about the Black Friday 2017 sale, Doug Gurr, Country Manager, Amazon.co.uk, said: "Customers tell us they love getting extra low prices so they can save on their Christmas shopping".

by | October 26, 2017 | 00:43

Essentially, the device was Microsoft's answer to the Nintendo Wii as more and more console companies, including Sony, wanted to get gamer's off of their couches. While the Kinect as a camera peripheral is dead and buried, and highly unlikely to resurface either as a brand or as a standalone camera/motion controller, Microsoft hasn't given up on certain parts of the concept.

by | October 26, 2017 | 00:42

It was during this tour that the German-born physicist penned a certain note, defining happiness. He also did not disclose who was the buyer and seller. Einstein's note about his theory of happiness exceeded the pre-auction estimate of between $5,000 and $8,000. It is impossible to determine if the notes were a reflection of Einstein's own musings on his growing fame, but this is a stone in the mosaic , Israeli media "Times of Israel" quoted Roni Grosz, the archivist in charge of the ...

by | October 21, 2017 | 00:26

If you'd like to see the meteor shower - provided we're blessed with clear skies - make sure you're far away from any light pollution and allow your eyes to adjust to the dark for about 20 minutes. If you miss it tonight, you can try again in the wee hours of Sunday morning, and a few stray meteors might still be spotted as late as November 7.

by | October 18, 2017 | 00:31

That's a bold claim, but one that's well backed up by numbers. Surface Book 2 is powered by 8th gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 and 1060 discrete graphics options. This is a real shame, particularly as the USB-C port has replaced the old Surface Book's Mini DisplayPort. For more information and specifications jump over to the official Microsoft website by following the link below.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:35

He worked at Tesla for almost four years, and said he heard about 60 other workers in his section of the factory were dismissed. The company delivered 220 Model 3 sedans and produced 260 during the third quarter. The launch of InsureMyTesla in the U.S. comes after CEO Elon Musk took issue with reports earlier this year that insurer AAA was raising rates to insure Tesla vehicles in some markets, citing high claim frequencies and costs.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:37

Could Nintendo be plotting more, though? Nintendo may be on the verge of releasing a Classic edition of its iconic Game Boy, a new trademark filing suggests. A trademark citing does not always mean a real product, but a fact that can't be denied is Nintendo's Classic Edition brand has enjoyed a massive success.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:22

He also formed part of the 1980s supergroup the Traveling Wilburys alongside Bob Dylan , George Harrison , Jeff Lynne and Roy Orbison . "We're playing in Tom Petty's memory", she said. Since then, his talents as a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter have earned him status a legend of rock and roll. He continues, "Petty was a major architect of the spirit that makes musicians want to flock to California and write their songs and live the life that both authors them and is ...

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:24

Get one while you can. It was almost impossible to pre-order the SNES Classic unless you were extremely lucky, awake at 4am, or a robot. Not only did we learn that the Commodore 64 is making a return in the form of the C64 Mini , but today is also the day that the SNES Classic launches in the US.

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:41

Verizon's doesn't list a top speed with its introductory Go Unlimited plan, but the carrier does reserve the right to slow you at any time, long before you've passed the prioritization point. You are deprioritized over other users who haven't yet reached that cap. CEO John Legere said in a conference call after the recent Netflix announcement that "T-Mobile is in the business of selling T-Mobile ONE plans", as opposed to trying to bundle other types of vertically integrated content like ...

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:41

She said "there will be no further defense engagement or military training" with Myanmar until the crisis ends. As of Monday, more than 410,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh after the Myanmar security forces launched "security operations" targeting Rohingya villages following insurgent attacks on police posts and an army base on August 25, according to United Nations estimates.

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:41

You can send your money to your friends and family safely. Make all payments big or small, directly from your bank account with Tez , Google's new digital payment app for India. Google's Tez will sync with the user's mobile number much like in the BHIM app. Tez works with all of the 55 banks on UPI, and is protected by the Tez Shield - which detects spam and fraud, while preventing hacking, and verifying and identifying the identity of each user.

by | September 14, 2017 | 00:47

The only difference between these two generation is LTE Connectivity. The Apple Watch Series 2 starts at $369. While most people wait much longer to buy a TV than, say, a new phone, it made sense to provide dedicated hardware to watch online content on the big screen.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:31

The same graphics chip also reveals that the Mi Notebook Pro can output an image to up to three display simultaneously, in addition to being compatible with Intel's proprietary InTru 3D technology. So, the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro could easily end up being MacBook's competitor in China only. With aluminium alloy and magnesium alloy composition, the Mi Notebook Pro is both sturdy and light.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:38

About a quarter of the ads were geographically targeted , touching on divisive topics such as race, immigration, gay rights and guns, the company said. In a white paper published in April, Facebook said that the use of false news was "statistically very small compared to overall engagement on political issues".

by | September 06, 2017 | 12:19

The company claimed that mobile devices powered by the Kirin 970 will be able to "truly know and understand their users", supporting real-time image recognition, voice interaction and intelligent photography easily. Huawei has announced that its next smartphone , the Mate 10, will come with its own Kirin 970 chipset with AI processing capabilities. The power consumption of the new chipset will be reduced by 20 per cent than its previous generation and the energy efficiency can be ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 16:11

Altogether, Whitson has spent 665 days in orbit, more than any other American. The trio, also including NASA's Jack Fischer and Russia's Fyodor Yurchikhin, landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule, about four and a half hours after their undocking.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:54

And Suda 51 is making a return to one of his most treasured series, with No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again being revealed for 2018. Suda51 serves as the director of the overall project, but it looks like the games within will be the aforementioned collaborations.