Sci-tech

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:18

When blue moons do occur twice in a year, it is usually in January and March because of February being 28 days. No, although it was during a blue moon that this single-shot image was taken. Accuweather says the next blue moon won't be seen until Halloween of 2020. The term "once in a blue moon" was coined to describe the fact that while not rare, they don't happen that often.

by | March 30, 2018 | 10:40

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is probing whether China has violated U.S. Intellectual property rights and technology development. The U.S. China's foreign ministry has called the tariffs unfair, but the Chinese regime has long engaged in trade practices that put others at a disadvantage.

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:12

Despite posting spectacular earnings over the past several quarters, it has been lumped in with other tech companies in a selloff as Facebook looks to manage its data crisis and suspicion grows about other giants like Google and Netflix. Stifel analyst Scott Devitt said the e-retailer collects sales taxes in the 45 states that have state sales taxes and the District of Columbia.

by | March 30, 2018 | 04:32

In a country like India with a very diverse terrain and complicated city maps, Street View could definitely come in handy so that one doesn't lose their way. As technology has become an increasingly important tool for urban navigation, city streets and public transport networks have become easier to traverse.

by | March 30, 2018 | 02:52

Smith broke down again as he said he hoped the mistakes he has made can be a lesson to people in the future. People know I worked so hard to get to this point in my career and to have given up that chance for free is devastating. He also owned up to the entire episode and took full responsibility of all that has transpired in the past few days. It is also a dizzying fall from grace for Smith, who had been touted as the "next Don Bradman" and the golden boy of Australian cricket, but now ...

by | March 29, 2018 | 22:55

It takes 10-megapixel photos, down from 12 megapixels, and it only has one burst shooting option (10 frames per second) and one-time lapse setting (0.5 seconds per shot). Other than those features, the new camera includes numerous other elements found throughout the GoPro lineup, including a touch screen, voice control , digital video stabilization and is waterproof up to 30 feet.

by | March 29, 2018 | 22:41

LiveScience reported that the footprints-29 in all- appear to have been made by two adults who were barefoot and a child. The exploration even more enhances the theory that the very first people to get here in The United States and Canada moved from Asia through an ice-free land passage along the shore to lastly get here in just what is now British Columbia.

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:45

The suit says Match held onto this information, but did not return with the promised offer. "Tinder has lost significant ground and market share to Bumble, a fact that Tinder's owner, Match, is keenly aware of", its lawsuit read. Bumble's claims are reportedly not a response to Match's initial lawsuit claiming Bumble used a number of patents that Tinder employs without permission.

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:39

The first involved Cambridge Analytica's collection of information about 50 million Americans using a quiz app that scraped data from users' friends; that information was then used to influence the 2016 presidential election. While this is not necessarily an inherently abusive practice, Facebook clearly views its existence as a potential threat in the waiting, and the company is taking seemingly ever preemptive measure it can right now to fend off future privacy violations and PR ...

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:26

The Company has the market capitalization of $708.92B. Investors rushed to trade on Microsoft Corporation ( NASDAQ: MSFT ) Thursday, soon after a drastic change of -2.91% in the share price was observed and the stock become able to close its trade at $89.79.

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:25

This price includes the cost of shipping. On the audio front, the new Mi TV 4S 55-inch offers Dolby and DTS Audio. Even though there is no word on the India launch of the MI TV 4S , it is expected to make it to the domestic market considering that Chinese consumer electronic major just ventured into the television category in February and has just two model in the markets - Mi LED Smart TV 4 and Mi TV 4A .

by | March 29, 2018 | 20:08

We've worked with regulators, legislators and privacy experts on these tools and updates. In the coming weeks, we'll be proposing updates to Facebook's terms of service that include our commitments to people. The company said the move is aimed at improving users' privacy on the network. She said Facebook has "some of the best talent in the industry" and that "their old interface was not a mistake, it was by design".

by | March 29, 2018 | 19:58

While THQ Nordic didn't release a trailer for Red Faction: Guerilla Re-Mars-tered, a number of screenshots were. The game originally launched all the way back in 2009 on PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 to favorable reviews. Leverage fully-dynamic physics-based destruction to improvise on the fly: blow holes in a wall or floor to set an ambush or escape, take out a staircase to stop your pursuers, or drive vehicles through blown out walls.

by | March 29, 2018 | 19:47

The suit, filed in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, says the company creates lists that enable advertisers to stop certain categories of people from seeing housing ads. This lawsuit hits Facebook as the company is grappling with a global crisis over user data. The lawsuit alleges that steps Facebook has taken to eliminate illegal advertising practices have not been enough and advertisers can still use the platform to discriminate in protected categories like housing.

by | March 29, 2018 | 18:55

An extremely inviting target for any attacker, which is why Microsoft sprang into action to mitigate the vulnerability (in addition to BIOS updates from vendors) across different Windows versions in two rounds of updates in January and February.

by | March 29, 2018 | 18:31

After those, the 590-hp Maserati Levante Trofeo could nearly seem an anti-climax. "The engineers and designers in Modena know that the driveline parameters (of the Maserati Levante ) were more than able to cope with additional power", Tim Kuniskis , CEO of Maserati said.

by | March 29, 2018 | 18:32

Senate Judiciary Committee. Jennifer Grygiel, a Syracuse University professor of communications, said the new privacy settings and tools "are so obviously important to users that one has to wonder why this wasn't already done". It's possible more will come out at the company's annual F8 developer conference May 1-2. Zuckerberg has been the subject of withering criticism from lawmakers from both major United States political parties, as well as members of the United Kingdom parliament, ...

by | March 29, 2018 | 17:55

This change means Google will "use the mobile version of the page for indexing and ranking" on Google Search Mobile. Having fast-loading content is still helpful for those looking at ways to perform better for mobile and desktop users. The move comes in response to the rise in Google searches on mobile devices, the release said. Google also allayed fears that desktop content will be removed from the index, or that mobile sites not included in the initial wave would be at a disadvantage ...

by | March 29, 2018 | 14:42

Inc. purchased a new stake in Goldman Sachs in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $510,000. The overall volume in the last trading session was 3.78 million shares. Advisor Prns Llc has 23,508 shares. On Thursday, October 12 Quimi Daphne sold $99,740 worth of Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. Focused Wealth has 2,250 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio.

by | March 29, 2018 | 12:46

The company skipped the launch of Huawei P10 in India which was launched in 2016. As per the information, the P20 comes with a price tag of Euro 649 and the P20 pro is priced at Euro 899. The screen resolution will be 2240×1080 pixels. The screen has an iPhone X-like notch on the top as well. The NPU is designed for AI-based functions of the camera .