Sci-tech

by | February 22, 2018 | 04:48

Slowly but steadily Intel has have been able to plug more processors and protect them against the Spectre vulnerabilities , patches for Kaby Lake (Core ix 7000) and Coffee Lake (Core ix 8000) now have been made available as well. The latter actions allege that Intel "violated securities laws by making statements about its products and internal controls that were revealed to be false or misleading by the disclosure of the security vulnerabilities".

by | February 22, 2018 | 03:25

The technologies underpinning the constellation, informally known as Starlink , are being pioneered at SpaceX's facilities in Redmond, Wash. The primary mission for today's scheduled launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is putting a Spanish radar imaging satellite in low Earth orbit - but it's the secondary missions that are really interesting.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:18

The governor said, however, that come 2019 elections, Nigerians would resist every plot to manipulate results of polls by INEC across the country. In a statement from the state Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta, urged all eligible voters in the state who had not registered during the previous registration exercises and others who just attained the age of 18 years to avail themselves the opportunity and get registered.

by | February 21, 2018 | 23:53

A 143bhp diesel engine has also been added to the line-up, giving buyers more powertrain options than before. It's unclear whether or not the 1.5-liter engine will be offered in US-spec XC40 models. The interior now features crystal gear knob and Driftwood decorations, imported from the XC90 and XC60 SUVs. United Kingdom prices for the XC40 T3 start at £27,905, and there's a choice of trim levels including entry-level Momentum and the dynamic R-Design, plus the new top-end Inscription ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 23:53

In Wednesday's downhill, Mowinckel posted a time of 1:39.31, just 0.09 seconds out of first and 0.38 faster than Vonn. Despite her astounding success in the sport, Vonn has found herself the target of intermittent abuse online after saying in December she would not visit the White House should she win a medal in Pyeongchang stating that she was representing America and not president Donald Trump.

by | February 21, 2018 | 23:12

The model numbers mentioned in the filing are " A1893 " and " A1954 " which don't correspond to any of the iPads that are now available for purchase. Those model numbers don't correspond to iPads already on the market. Apple had traditionally updated the iPad lineup in March, with last year's announcement being a more affordable iPad. Those model numbers do not match any now available iPad.As 9to5Mac points out, previous Apple filings with the EEC have preceded a product launch by just a ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 22:37

Facebook Messenger launched group audio and video calls back in 2016 and at the time, was the first top Western messaging apps to offer group video calls. This is a new feature in the app, which is odd as Facebook has committed to paring down the app, not adding to it. The new feature has been rolled out with the latest Android and iOS Messenger update.

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:45

His top aides eagerly accepted a meeting from a Russian agent promising to give them campaign dirt. So why didn't he do something about Russian meddling?' Trump tweeted a day ago. "If it was the GOAL of Russian Federation to create discord, disruption and chaos within the US then, with all of the Committee Hearings, Investigations and Party hatred, they have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams", Trump tweeted.

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:42

Following the software update , Nest Cam IQ users will still need to enable the Assistant via the Nest app. Now, after being announced past year, an update is turning Nest's best camera into a Google Assistant speaker. The Nest Cam IQ indoor security camera has received a significant update, which adds Google Home-like functionality. That's a big deal because your only options previously were plans at $10 for 10 days or $30 for 30 days.

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:45

These features are now set to include "foveated rendering" (VR eye tracking) and support for room-scale VR experiences. The new platform will be the brains of standalone mobile VR headsets, which don't have to be connected to a PC to operate.

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:15

Based on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform, the new Volvo V60 wants to set a new standard in the mid-size premium segment with its advanced technologies, luxurious interior and advanced connectivity features. Falling under the bracket of large animals is deer, which topped Britain's highways agencies list of the most-killed animals on our roads a year ago.

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:44

Tiger Shroff is the most eligible bachelor in B town at the moment. Since Patani refers to Shroff's character as Ronny, one assumes that this film is connected to the events of the first one. Jacqueline will be performing on the remake of the iconic song Ek Do Teen featuring Madhuri Dixit. Sharing their excitement for both the trailer launch and their first time chopper ride; the Baaghi 2 stars shared a video on their social media for their fans.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:55

Vonn has dedicated these Olympics to her grandfather, Don Kildow, who died in November. "I skied a great race today", Vonn told reporters afterward. World Champion Sofia Goggia of Italy won gold, while Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway took silver. What she also hopes to do, of course, is win a second gold medal in her sport's fastest event, to go along with the one from the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:28

Now it seems that Apple is concerned that the prices of Cobalt are getting out of hand and it is seeking contracts to buy several thousand metric tons of cobalt for five years or longer. The Bloomberg report said Apple was not immediately available for comment outside regular business hours. Glencore Plc Chief Executive Officer Ivan Glasenberg late a year ago named Apple among several companies the miner was talking to about cobalt, without giving further details.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:09

The auto is a progression and refinement of the concepts developed during the 2017 season. The aerodynamic concept has changed significantly and it has several new features in comparison to its predecessor. "It was the second year in our rebuilding and a further step towards our long-term plans and aims." said Abiteboul. "Over the past year I've seen progression in many areas: ninth to sixth in the standings - in many races we were often the fourth-fastest team on the grid".

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:08

At Rs 800 crore, Chandrayaan-2 is much cheaper than Interstellar, Christopher Nolan's mega sci-fi Hollywood movie. The inter-planetary mission "Mars Mission Mangalyaan" launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was less expensive than the Hollywood space movie "Gravity".

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:02

After the story of Evans' drug use broke, Twitter users chimed in to share their reactions, some admittedly not surprised due to Evan's history on Teen Mom 2 . Now that he realizes his voice's very strong within the media/tabloids he's deactivated his account. And she said he has no place on Teen Mom 2 . "He agrees he will keep his comments to himself from now on", she told TMZ Tuesday.

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:51

Either way, it's good to see Sony embracing an all-screen design to catch up to its competitors, and perhaps finally ditch the OmniBalance design it has used for the past few years. In terms of the display, the Xperia XZ2 will sport a 5.8-inch screen with 18:9 aspect ratio and the XZ2 Compact will come with a 5-inch 18:9 screen with 2160x1080p resolution.

by | February 21, 2018 | 10:40

That mission is now set for February 21 (Wednesday this week) after a couple of delays, and the goal will be to have the fairing return to Earth gently, assisted by geotagged parachutes that help guide it down to the Pacific Ocean, where Mr.

by | February 21, 2018 | 05:42

Obama also ordered 35 Russian government officials in Washington and San Francisco to leave the country for "acting in a manner inconsistent with their diplomatic status and consular activities" and ordered the closure of two waterfront compounds the administration said were used for Russian intelligence activities.