Sci-tech

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:07

Astronomers spotted the unusual object - the size of New York's Empire State Building - through the Pan-STARR telescope in Hawaii on October 19. "It's curious that the first object we see from outside the solar system looks like that", said Loeb.

by | December 12, 2017 | 16:47

He said, "And those that streak through the atmosphere are called meteors". Though a few of the meteors are already becoming visible now, the shower will peak Wednesday night, says Bill Cooke with NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office. He didn't catch a Geminid (although he did catch a random meteor, which exploded as it fell ). Then, give your eyes some time to adjust to the dark and start scanning the skies.

by | December 12, 2017 | 15:45

There are also reports that the device will include dual-sight or Bothie capability. Recently, TA-1054 i.e Nokia 6 2018 has been seen over Tenna in China. So, it is expected to be launched at the same time in 2018 as well. The Operating system on the device is expected to remain at a stock Android operating system with Android Oreo out of the box.

by | December 12, 2017 | 15:34

Again, only Samsung phones have Infinity Displays. This has been something many smartphone makers have wanted to implement since the trend for ultra-wide 18:9 aspect ratio displays emerged, leaving little in the way of front-facing bodywork remaining to put a scanner inside and leaving many OEMs placing the scanner on the rear panel.

by | December 12, 2017 | 13:44

Both the CNN story and last Friday's mistake by ABC News stem from investigations into the Trump campaign and alleged collusion with Russian officials. The president also attacked "fake news" on Friday night in Florida, at a rally endorsing Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore . "@Daveweigel of the Washington Post just admitted that his picture was a FAKE (fraud?) showing an nearly empty arena last night for my speech in Pensacola when, in fact, he knew the arena was packed (as ...

by | December 12, 2017 | 10:45

Joining Storyboard is Selfissimo! , an automated selfie photographer, according to Google. The apps were partly inspired by another Google app called Motion Stills , which helped "converts short videos into cinema-graphs and time lapses using experimental stabilization and rendering technologies".

by | December 12, 2017 | 09:54

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' creative director, Brendan Greene, finally chimed in after the SJW circles on Twitter attacked the developers at Bluehole Studios for including what some of them perceived to be a camel toe on the female player model.

by | December 12, 2017 | 02:00

However, its latest skill is more fully fledged and enables you to listen to live radio shows and its entire line-up of podcasts on demand, started by using your voice. "They're a natural fit for the BBC as millions of people enjoy and rely on our audio programmes every day", said Matthew Postgate, the BBC's chief technology and product officer.

by | December 11, 2017 | 23:24

This rather upsetting turn of events was revealed last week at a meeting of the regulatory New England Fishery Management Council, during which officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that the whales' numbers have plummeted since 2010.

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:57

The 6.5-inch OLED iPhone model is too expected to have a larger battery ranging between 3,300mAh and 3,400mAh. The iPhone X remains sold out internationally, but, as we told you in the past, you can find iPhone X units in stores, as new stock comes in every day.

by | December 11, 2017 | 18:08

For the fundamental research in Quantum Mechanics and especially in the statistical interpretation of the wave function Born was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1954. Born rule provides a link between the mathematical formalism of quantum theory and experiment, and as such is nearly single-handedly responsible for practically all predictions of quantum physics, according to N P Landsman, Institute for Mathematics, Astrophysics, and Particle Physics, Radboud University Nijmegen, according to an ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 17:40

NASA announced that it will be holding a press conference to reveal a breakthrough from its Kepler telescope. The news dissemination entailed a preparation of the discovery which disclosed Google's AI was a key to the findings. Experts from NASA and Google will be on hand to explain the latest breakthrough. The announcement will be attended by Paul Hertz, director of the Astrophysics Division at NASA's Headquarters in Washington, and Kepler project scientist Jessie Dotson, from NASA's ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:26

Google will soon launch a useful update to Google Maps that will give users live guidance and interactive real-time notifications during their journey. Google Maps recently introduced the "Two-wheeler mode" under which bikers get the fastest route to reach their destination. Google Maps now gives detailed transit directions with the process generally involving keeping track of progress along the route.

by | December 11, 2017 | 12:07

Street Fighter , every version of Street Fighter II , every incrnation of Super Street Fighter II , every, version of Street Fighter III , and Street Fighter Alpha 1, 2, and 3 will all be featured here. In addition to Ranked and Casual Matches, up to four players can join a lobby where they can play against the CPU while waiting for their next match - a throwback to those days of waiting for a second player to challenge you in the arcades.

by | December 11, 2017 | 11:36

The first is Sakura, who was teased pretty overtly back in November and is the protagonist of a brand new trailer. Overall, the new set of characters is quite interesting because people didn't see majority coming. This $40 bundle will be available in May 2018 and compiles twelve Street Fighter titles from 1987 onwards. No release dates were announced for the other characters, but the pattern of character releases for the game's first two seasons strongly point to a new character being ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 10:04

The Geminids look like they will be making up for past year when the meteor shower competed with a supermoon for attention in the night sky. "When you see a meteor, try to trace it backwards", Cooke advises. For people in the United Kingdom, constellation Gemini will appear in the eastern skies next week and that would be the best direction to look for the shooting stars.

by | December 10, 2017 | 22:04

Cooper cleared the concussion protocol on Wednesday and it appears his ankle has healed as the Raiders declared the third-year wideout active 90 minutes before Sunday's massive game in Kansas City. Meanwhile, apart from outside linebacker Bruce Irvin (who put up three sacks in the first half himself), the Raiders' defense struggled mightily against Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith and running back Kareem Hunt.

by | December 10, 2017 | 18:09

North Korea is pursuing nuclear and missile weapons programs in defiance of United Nations sanctions and global condemnation. Asked about the bomber's flight, China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a regular news briefing in Beijing: "We hope relevant parties can maintain restraint and not do anything to add tensions on the Korean peninsula".

by | December 10, 2017 | 17:45

Analysts await Tesla, Inc. RBC Capital now has a $345.0 target on shares of Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA ). Robert W. Baird reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $411.00 target price on shares of Tesla in a research note on Friday, September 29th.

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:12

A huge turnout was reported in Patidar-dominated areas in Surat and Saurashtra where voters beat the morning chill to queue up outside polling stations. "The chips fitted in EVMs appear to be programmable using Bluetooth and this raises the possibility of tampering. He had his wifi hotspot on which created the confusion", he said, adding, "EVMs are standalone units without provision of any connectivity like wifi, bluetooth, USB etc".