Sci-tech

by | February 08, 2018 | 20:57

The SDF and the coalition targeted the attacking forces with air strikes and shelling after "20 to 30 artillery and tank rounds landed within 500 metres (yards) of the SDF headquarters location", a U.S. It said the dead includes a medic and at least three children and eight women. Syria's state media say the USA -led coalition has bombed government-backed troops in eastern Syria, citing reports of dozens killed and wounded.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:58

Supernatural adventure slash role-player Vampyr will take flight on 5th June, developer Dontnod has announced. Prior to the reveal of the release date, the video showed DONTNOD discussing video games as a medium and how it is unique to other forms of entertainment in that it is more dependent on the audience and the gameplay and narrative decisions made by the player.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:44

The source code for the main component of Apple's iBoot system was leaked Wednesday on GitHub, a site widely used by programmers to store their code. But it gives visibility into what the code does so anyone looking to reverse engineer iOS and write exploits can use this to make their job much easier.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:10

According to the press release, the second beta will commence on Friday, February 16 and will conclude on Sunday, February 18, two days before the game is set to officially launch. Some specifications of the beta may differ from the actual game. The betas have so far only been available on console. This time it includes PC. All you need to do is complete creating your character and then you will receive your items when the full game drops.

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:59

On Wednesday, App developer Cardiogram announced results of a study that showed 85 percent accuracy in detecting diabetes using smart watches or activity trackers that monitor heart rate and activity. Also mentioned is that since the pancreas in the human body is connected to the heart, a change in the heart rate changes when early symptoms of diabetes exist.

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:46

That means that £40 spent on the eShop will net you £2 off for later purchases, while buying a £40 game on cartridge can be turned back into 40p. Those coins can then be redeemed for a number of different things, whether its a wallpaper for your PC, in-app items for Nintendo's various mobile titles, or discounts on digital games.

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:22

It the same engine used in the Focus sedan. And with stop-start ignition, the gasoline engine ought to deliver better economy than the outgoing version as well. The center console has an available 6.5-inch touch screen. The lay-flat seats also covert the interior to haul cargo. The Transit Connect Wagon doesn't have a built-in vacuum cleaner or power-sliding doors.

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:18

Musk said Wednesday that the company got "complacent" and "a little overconfident" in its ability. "As we ramp production of both Model 3 and our energy products while keeping tight control of operating expenses, our quarterly operating income should turn sustainably positive at some point in 2018".

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:36

The colored background for the Instagram Story also appears to be based on the color of the post the user will share. The company said: 'We're always testing ways to make it easier to share any moment with friends on Instagram '. So it looks like it will yet again be an interesting feature. Instagram was also reportedly testing a native re-gram button but the feature has not been released yet.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:30

Apple confirmed in December that software to deal with ageing batteries in iPhone 6 , iPhone 6s and iPhone SE models could slow down performance. Apple told the committee that it would consider extending its reduced-cost battery replacement program beyond 2018 if it can't find a way to prevent sudden shutdowns in older iPhones without throttling processor speeds.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:25

This shows similarities with the findings of Cheddar Man who has DNA linking him to migration from Spain, Hungary and Luxembourg sometime after the last Ice Age. Dutch Paleo-artists Adrie and Alfons Kennis discuss creating the remarkable face of Cheddar Man for forthcoming Channel 4 doc. The reconstructed bust shows an early human that looks similar in appearance to Palaeolithic Africans.

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:41

The company (naturally) contends that all losses are temporary. Tesla also said it expects to begin generating positive quarterly operating income on a sustained basis "at some point in 2018", and that its rate of revenue growth in 2018 is "poised to significantly exceed last year's growth rate".

by | February 08, 2018 | 12:13

The P20 Lite's notch might house the front-facing camera, earpiece, and other hardware, though the certification documents did not say more on this front. Going by existing reports, there will be a massive 40MP Leica triple-lens camera setup with 5x hybrid zoom. Popular leakster Roland Quandt revealed recently that Emily, Charlotte and Anne are the codenames of Huawei P20 , P20 Plus and P20 Lite smartphones respectively.

by | February 08, 2018 | 10:03

U.S. Treasury prices fell before the Treasury Department was due to auction new 10-year notes. Australia's benchmark S&P/ASX 200 slipped 3.2%. Wall Street futures offer a chink of light as they turned higher but commodities suffered too, with oil and metals all tumbling backwards as what had been one of their best starts to a year also soured rapidly.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:48

In a statement on their blog, Roku said that Consumer Reports's story was "a mischaracterization of a feature" and "there is no security risk". He says the application programming interface can be turned off "by going to Settings System Advanced System Settings External Control Disabled".

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:45

So to sum up, Musk sent his auto to mars with a "driver" named for a David Bowie song on a launch vehicle named after a Star Wars spaceship. While this is just a test flight for the Falcon Heavy, SpaceX's stated goal is to get the Roadster about 250 million miles away from Earth, its journey tracked by cameras and sensors on the rocket's upper stage.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:34

Eager observers lined up early this morning to get a prime viewing area along the beaches south of Cape Canaveral. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told reporters before the launch Tuesday he "would consider it a win if it just clears the pad and doesn't blow the pad to smithereens".

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:12

However, Anderson said he has communicated to Horgan that the province is over-stepping its bounds. "We could see up to $100,000 lost in direct sales". "If Alberta disagrees they can make that argument in the proper venue, in our court system". Speaking in French after the weekly government caucus meeting, Catherine McKenna said things sometimes happen behind closed doors and that solutions are often more easily found without drama.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:57

However, the emoji that you'll actually see and use depends on what software you're using. Unicode is now accepting new emoji proposals for emoji 12.0 and will continue doing so through the end of next month. Previewed at the end of previous year, Emoji 11.0 has now been finalized and includes 157 new emoji, bringing the total number of official emoji to 2,832.

by | February 07, 2018 | 18:59

The Series 3 was the key growth driver, as total shipments of the latest version of Apple's Watch were just under 9 million, making up almost half of all shipments in 2017. The company's Series 3 smartwatch with optional cellular LTE connectivity, which just hit the market this past September, was "the key growth driver", Canalys said.