Sci-tech

by | January 25, 2018 | 05:37

Yesterday, Tesla announced a 10-year performance plan for CEO Elon Musk ... and in classic Muskian fashion, it's a little out there. In particular, Musk will only receive the maximum possible compensation if the company has a market value of $650bn at the end of the decade - around ten times the current figure - as well as revenues of $175bn.

by | January 25, 2018 | 05:13

Call Me By Your Name is nominated for Best Picture so it'll be interesting to see if Logan can beat it or any of the other films but it's a massive achievement that writer and director James Mangold managed to accomplish breaking into this category alone.

by | January 25, 2018 | 04:54

The resulting embryo is then implanted into a surrogate, and that surrogate gives birth to a clone of whatever donated the nucleus. The replacement cells in this case came from fibroblasts - which is a connective cell associated with tissue fix - from an aborted female monkey foetus.

by | January 25, 2018 | 04:43

The proof of concept-slash-art project is intended as more than a publicity stunt for Rocket Lab . In March, Richard Branson's company, Virgin Galactic, launched spin-off company Virgin Orbit to focus on quickly and cheaply launching smaller satellites into orbit.

by | January 25, 2018 | 04:28

The study originates from the Geological Society of America, which found that rocks in Georgetown, Queensland, are similar to ones found in North America but not to ones from Australia itself. While some researchers have long suggested Australia and North America were once connected, the new findings provide the evidence and also dispel the idea that Australia was once connected to Siberia.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:58

About 12 percent say they're now developing games for the platform (that's up from three percent last year). One respondent to the survey said VR platforms still need their "must have" game, a la Halo for the original Xbox, while others appeared to show more faith in AR as a viable platform.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:19

Samsung typically uses its own Isocell-branded cameras for the hugely-successful Galaxy S phone range. Recent reports have revealed that the Galaxy S9 and S9 will be unveiled on February 25 and it will be available in the home country in early March.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:15

An initial beta is available as of now, but the battery features have not yet been implemented. ARKit will be bumped up to version 1.5, allowing it to recognize vertical surfaces as well (walls, posters on those walls, doors, etc.). Apple issued a rare public apology and pledged to reduce the price of an out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement by $50 - from $79 to $29. Patients from participating medical institutions will have information from various institutions organized into one ...

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:54

The company did not immediately provide details about the technical performance of the booster during the test. Eventually, and pending a successful launch, Musk's Tesla Roadster will reach Mars' orbit, where Musk says it will "be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesn't blow up on ascent", playing David Bowie's Space Oddity as it goes.

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:52

That's changing now, though. The new viewer is similar to something like Wireshark, and it lets Windows 10 users decrypt data that is sent encrypted to Microsoft's servers. "The Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer provides even greater transparency to all the diagnostic data received from your Windows device", explained Windows Devices Group Privacy Officer Marisa Rogers.

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:50

The site shows a Google Maps page with a message that offers to take you behind the scenes of I/O 2018. On Wednesday morning, Google released a series of puzzles on its website that would end up revealing information about its upcoming developer conference.

by | January 25, 2018 | 00:55

Rising from the complete lunar eclipse at 7:37 pm, the moon will again turn into a partial one by 8:41 pm, before being fully visible once again. Skywatchers in Alaska, the Hawaiian islands and the western piece of North America will have the best perspective of the uncommon " Super Blue Blood Moon " in the early morning of january 31.

by | January 25, 2018 | 00:47

The five finalists were SpaceIL from Israel , Moon Express from the U.S., TeamIndus from India, Hakuto from Japan, and multinational team Synergy Moon . Since then, the deadline has been extended several times from an initial date in 2012, to the most recent push a year ago to March 31st, 2018. The X Prize Foundation statement didn't indicate if it sought from Google another extension of the competition.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:36

The real Claudia revealed herself, posting a copy of the email and a screenshot of her Tinder profile. Moll, set on finding Claudia, emailed all 22 of them. She then shared a shot of her Tinder profile, proving she was indeed the Claudia he had been searching for. No word yet if Claudia swiped left or right.

by | January 24, 2018 | 10:53

Under the Republic Day offer, Jio's all existing 1GB per day packs will be increased to 1.5GB per day, while 1.5GB per day packs are now enhanced to 2GB per day. The cheapest 2GB data per day plan costs Rs. 198 and comes with 28 days validity with 56GB data allowance. The plan offers 1.4GB daily 3G/4G data and validity of 82 days.

by | January 24, 2018 | 09:58

Land Rover teased the announcement with a release of an interior image, while saving the exterior view for a later date. As not much is revealed about this two-door Range Rover , the price, as per AutoExpress, is expected to command a hefty premium over the current range, topping Range Rover SV Autobiography Long Wheelbase, with a tag pushing £250,000 envelope.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:31

DJI has today introduced a drone that everyone has been asking for ages - a more powerful Spark and a lot more portable Mavic Pro . The drone can be so small and compact as it features folding arms and propellers that sit flush against its aerodynamic frame, meaning it can be quite easily be slotted into a bag or pocket.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:01

Next is the Stone Mason Edition ($149.99 USD/$199.99 CAD). The pre-order incentive for God of War are three legendary shield skins. I really am ecstatic that I can finally show you this handsome trailer we have been cooking up in the creative kitchens of Santa Monica Studio headquarters.

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:25

While only available to a limited number of users right now, the new feature will be available to Snapchat users around the world over the coming days and weeks. A link will appear in the corner of screen, directing them to a download page for the Snapchat app. It does not include Publisher Stories or Shows, for now.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:22

Twitter Inc's Chief Operating Officer Anthony Noto resigned to join online lender Social Finance Inc ( SoFi ) as its chief executive officer. At Twitter , Noto has led business and revenue operations since 2016. If Noto takes the SoFi CEO job, he will replace Chairman Tom Hutton, who has served as SoFi's interim CEO since last September. "On behalf of the entire team, I want to thank Anthony for his passion and his impact, and congratulate him on his new role".