Sci-tech

by | April 21, 2018 | 04:07

But given Facebook's size, its reach and what it represents, last week's hearings, even if more performance than substance, are also worth caring about. Consumers just weren't aware of it and didn't understand how it impacted them. "Personal data have created a new asset class". Facebook may or may not feel a moral imperative to protect the users that allow it to exist, but that does not mean it should not be held accountable for its actions, inactions, and indifference to user ...

by | April 21, 2018 | 04:08

Although sales were down 9%, year over year, the company's gross-profit margins rose to 35.9%, excluding restructuring items, from 18.7% in the year-ago quarter, helped by cost reductions . Remember the company missed the prior quarter's expectations when it reported in January. TSMC's record inventory levels are due to Apple not buying components for any future iPhone X models, suggesting the device will be killed off this year, Campling said.

by | April 21, 2018 | 04:06

In a post, David Baser, Product Management Director at Facebook , wrote: "Apps and websites that use our services, such as the Like button or Facebook Analytics , send us information to make their content and ads better". Because there was no agreed upon definition for what "data" includes, the accuracy of Facebook's assertion that its users now have complete control over their data greatly depends on how one defines "data".

by | April 21, 2018 | 04:06

The catalyst of this win was Shane Watson , who scored a brilliant hundred and then came back after playing nearly 20 overs to pick a wicket in his 3 overs while giving just 13 runs. It is expected that Suresh Raina , who was unfit, is expected to be back in today's match. Royals did manage to fight back as leg spinner Shreyas Gopal got Raina, MS Dhoni and Sam Billings in quick succession.

by | April 21, 2018 | 03:22

The best Lyrids ever observed had a rate of 100 meteors per hour and have been observed in the United States in 1982, Japan in 1945, and Greece in 1922. While these annual showers have been known to produce as many as 100 meteors an hour, that is once again not expected for this go-round. Those that worry about the weather conditions for the meteor shower can rest assured that most of the northeastern and southwestern US night skies will be clear, ensuring flawless viewing conditions, ...

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:26

Antetokounmpo then drove for a 107-97 gap with 4:13 to play. The Celtics take a 2-0 advantage to Milwaukee, where they will play Friday (9:30 p.m.) and Saturday (1 p.m.). "We not taking anybody lightly", he said. It's the continuation of a first-round Eastern Conference playoff matchup as the series shifts to Brew City.

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:15

On the back there's a slight camera bulge above the circular Motorola logo, and that emblem actually doubles as an easy-to-hit fingerprint scanner. Value is the one and only name of the game for the Moto G6 Play . A lone 13MP camera sits on the rear and 8MP front camera for selfies. The G6 is kept alive by a 3000mAh battery, which comes with support for Motorola's 15W TurboPower charger through a USB Type-C port.

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:05

Claire Danes wasn't just keeping her pregnancy a secret from fans - she was also hiding it from her Homeland costars! Claire Danes kept falling asleep between takes on the Homeland shoot because she felt "rotten" during her first trimester of pregnancy.

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:35

After achieving orbit, TESS will search for exoplanets using the same method that the Kepler Space Telescope does, by watching a star for small changes in brightness as a planet passes in front of it and temporarily blocks a small fraction of starlight.

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:35

According to Gamesbeat , sources with knowledge of the studio stated that the developer is now testing a battle royale mode featuring similar gameplay to progenitors PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite: Battle Royale. The introduction of a Battle Royale mode in the next Battlefield game is not surprising given the popularity of the mode. Tentatively titled Battlefield V , the first person shooter is expected to arrive on Xbox One, PS4 and PC later this year, with a ...

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:48

A transmission electron microscopy (TEM) image of a deformed diamond matrix in Almahata Sitta MS-170 meteorite . The research teams calculated a pressure of 200,000 bar (2.9 million psi) would be needed to form the diamonds they studied, suggesting the mystery planet was as least as big as Mercury, possibly even Mars .

by | April 18, 2018 | 09:08

The annual Lyrid meteor shower started this week and stargazers and astronomy enthusiasts will have the opportunity to witness it in all its glory when it reaches its peak. "Any meteors visible the sky will likely appear unexpectedly, in any and all parts of the sky", clarifies the media outlet. Viewers in Australia will have the best view of the meteor shower on Monday, April 23 between 2 a.m.

by | April 18, 2018 | 05:13

It's only available in Japan for now, although Konami is teasing a global release sooner rather than later. It seemed like eternal peace had come to the world. The game was recently revealed with an official site (all in Japanese), but Gematsu has already provided some translations about the upcoming product.

by | April 18, 2018 | 05:00

The space company has previously re-used first-stage and second-stage rocket boosters, in addition to one of its previously flown Dragon capsules. According to a report by Space.com, NASA's current exoplanet hunting observatory named Kepler, has nearly exhausted its fuel supply, requiring NASA to put TESS into orbit to continue research .

by | April 17, 2018 | 17:21

After releasing numerous singles over the past couple of months, and teasing that we would be getting some sort of project soon Drake has revealed the name and release month of the upcoming project. It was an instant hit with the fans and that explains why Drake has replaced himself at the number 1 spot of Billboard Hot 100 this week. Drake recently released a video for " Nice For What " that celebrates the women of the world, featuring cameos from the likes of Olivia Wilde, Issa ...

by | April 17, 2018 | 16:02

On Friday Facebook said it had no plans to build such a tool. Then there's the tracking that advertisers perform on behalf of the news-groomer: "An advertiser can choose to add the Facebook Pixel, some computer code, to their site". How can Facebook's troubles be good news for musicians and music marketers? YouTube is available for free, but those who pay can lose the ads and get exclusive content.

by | April 17, 2018 | 15:33

It look like the Chinese smartphone company is working hard to come up with improvements not only for their OnePlus 6, about to be released very soon, but also for phones that are already out on the market, namely the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T.

by | April 17, 2018 | 14:10

According to NASA , it posted on its website that it is nothing as compared to asteroids which are present in between the Mars and Jupiter, whose length can spread across 580 miles. There is nothing extraordinary about an asteroid passing by the Earth. Around 1500 people of Chelyabinsk in Russian Federation ware admitted to the hospital for minor injuries that caused by shuttered glass pieces when a medium-sized asteroid that exploded over the city in 2013.

by | April 17, 2018 | 13:44

Check CNET on April 24 for complete coverage of the Spotify event. The heated fight between Apple Music and Spotify is only at the beginning, as Spotify gave another serious blow to Apple's streaming service. Therefore, this is a serious blow for Apple Music. Recent news surfaced of a serious loss for Apple Music that will likely affect its performance. Spotify will be announcing news about changes in its mobile app at an event next week, according to an invite the company sent out.

by | April 17, 2018 | 03:51

After concluding its investigation, also utilizing additional information gleaned from a third-party source which Mitchell had cooperated with, Twin Galaxies responded by stripping Mitchell of his scores and titles. Mitchell has been a big name in gaming for decades, holding several world record scores. But it's taken a considerable amount of time. Mitchell's video finds him a vision of solemnity, stating that he's been asked to address "things that are recently in the media".