Sci-tech

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:52

The company told the technology news portal that Reels aims to let YouTubers express themselves and engage with fans without having to post a full video. Unfortunately, YouTube didn't share many details about Reels, mostly just saying that it will be in beta while the company learns about and ultimately improves the product.

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:47

The Lava Red OnePlus 5T is now official, with a debut set for China and China only (for now, at least). OnePlus 5T has a 16MP primary sensor and 20MP secondary sensor. The former is meant specifically for Chinese audiences, but runs on the same Android 7.1.1 Nougat software. The crimson OnePlus 5T is the same as the global variant in most respects except for one key aspect.

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:35

Created to be a promotion for Super Mario Odyssey , Nintendo's hit new game for the Switch, the cereal box can even become part of your adventure. Per Cerealously , Super Mario Cereal is a classic Kellogg's blend of crunchy Power Star oats surrounded by mushroom and question mark box-shaped marshmallow pieces.

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:32

Today, it's getting three new features that Waze says have been among the most frequently requested by users. Google bought Waze about four years ago , and since then, there haven't been a lot of major upgrades to the navigation apps.

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:24

But the company is offering the first 5 million units of 2GB/16GB Redmi 5A at Rs. 4999. The devices will be available at Mi.com, Mi Stores in New Delhi and Bengaluru and Flipkart starting on 7 December 2017 at 12 noon. The Redmi 5A ships with same core camera hardware as the Redmi 4A. The handset's primary camera has a 13MP sensor, just like a year ago, and a 5MP selfie-camera.

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:09

Emojipedia broke the news update on Twitter , after the 44-year-old tech tycoon had delivered his promise. Last month, a debate started by Baekdal, the founder of Baekdal Media, on twitter about the placement of cheese in the "burger emoji" and how it is different on Google and Apple .

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:08

The low number of developers was also among the reasons why support on developing the new Star Wars action-adventure was offered by EA Vancouver and Motive in Montréal. "As we kept reviewing the game, it continued to look like a much more linear game", Jorgensen said, adding that these types of experiences are things "people don't like as much today as they did five years ago or ten years ago".

by | November 30, 2017 | 12:38

The group of European data protection authorities said today they set up a task force to probe ride-sharing company Uber. According to Uber, the 2.7 million figure is "approximate rather than an accurate and definitive account" - this is because the information gathered by the firm's app does not always specify where users live.

by | November 30, 2017 | 12:21

Instead, it's signed what it's calling a "strategic, commercial and technological co-operation" with the existing Swiss Sauber team, which now employs drivers Pascal Wehrlein and Marcus Ericsson. The Alfa Romeo situation is similar to what exists between Aston Martin and Red Bull. Sauber Holding chairman Pascal Picci explained that "working closely with a auto manufacturer is a great opportunity for the Sauber Group to further develop its technology and engineering projects".

by | November 29, 2017 | 16:00

Currently, Microsoft's campus supports a workforce of 48,000 across 125 buildings. "Our goal is to build the most modern workplace, and create the best employee experience in our industry", Microsoft President Brad Smith said . Vehicle parks that sat adjacent buildings will be moved underground to provide more space for buildings and recreational ground. In its current form, the Microsoft Redmond campus already has everything that one can think of.

by | November 29, 2017 | 15:51

The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible will line up alongside the ZR1 coupe when it's launched in 2018. Pricing includes destination charges. The performance and technology introduced on the coupe carry over to the ZR1 Convertible .

by | November 29, 2017 | 12:31

A pre-production prototype set a stunning time of 7min 21.2sec at the legendary 20.8km German circuit, shattering the lap set by the previously fastest four-door auto, the Alfa Romeo Giulia QV, which set a 7.32 in 2015. "The SVO design and engineering team's mission was to create the most track-focused road-legal Jaguar in history - not only the fastest, but also the most agile", said Mark Stanton, Director of Jaguar Land Rover's SVO Division.

by | November 29, 2017 | 09:56

The data belongs to the US Army's Intelligence and Security Command, known as INSCOM - the joint US Army-NSA division. "What are we doing wrong when " top secret " data is literally two mouse clicks away from worldwide exposure?" The documents reviewed by ZDNet were left on a public Amazon Web Services (AWS) Web server with no password protection.

by | November 29, 2017 | 09:25

Karim Baratov, 22, who agreed to forgo extradition proceedings after he was arrested in Hamilton, Ontario in March and went to the U.S.to face nine charges, appeared in a San Francisco court Tuesday. Baratov was born in Kazakhstan and was arrested in Canada in March at the request of United States prosecutors. According to prosecutors, FSB officers Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin directed the hack and contracted Baratov.

by | November 29, 2017 | 09:03

The Leicester City current young player of the Year, Wilfred Ndidi was the youngest player that represented Nigeria in the third round of the African World Cup qualifiers, aged 19. At one extreme, seven associations fielded players with an average height of less than 180cm: Peru, Argentina and Uruguay (CONMEBOL), Saudi Arabia and Japan (AFC), Mexico (CONCACAF), and Spain (UEFA).

by | November 29, 2017 | 03:52

The cable, which is backwards-compatible with other specs, allows for a massive bandwidth of 48 Gb/s. The new tech also supports an automatic low-latency mode, eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) and Dynamic HDR, the latter of which ensures that every moment of a video is displayed at its ideal values for detail, depth, contrast, brightness and wider color gamuts.

by | November 29, 2017 | 02:18

Mara Faccio and John J. McConnell of the Krannert School of Management crunched accident data from Tippecanoe County, Indiana to find out the truth behind their theory that the growth of smartphone apps have indeed caused a rise in vehicular accident numbers.

by | November 29, 2017 | 02:07

The provincial apartment vacancy rate for October stood at 1.6 per cent. Average monthly rents for two-bedroom apartments were highest in Vancouver ($1,552), Toronto ($1,404) and Calgary ($1,247). While the rental market in Chilliwack has always been hard - a crisis even - things are improving, if only slightly. And of that number, 51 per cent reported spending more than 30 per cent of pre-tax income on rent and 22 per cent reported paying more than 50 per cent.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:43

When the moon is full at that short distance, the resulting supermoon can appear about 14 percent larger in the sky, and can be about 30 percent brighter. It will reach Perigee the next day on December 4th at about 2:45 a.m. The moon will still be super-sized when it becomes visible that evening and will officially reach its perigee at 3:45 a.m.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:27

The worms weren't able to reproduce in the Mars soil on their own, however; manure was added to the soil mixture, a variant of the manure that may one day be used as fertilizer for crops on Mars. Worms are important for healthy soil as well as in future indoor gardens on extraterrestrial worlds such as the moon or planet Mars. Researchers around the world have worked on solving the problem, doing everything from simulated growth studies to developing concepts for sophisticated greenhouses.