Sci-tech

by | May 05, 2018 | 02:14

In case the Saturday launch is delayed, the launch window opens a few minutes earlier each morning up until June 8. But if weather or mechanical issues intervene, the team will keep trying. That will drill down into the surface of the red planet, to a depth of nearly sixteen feet. Worldwide partners contributed $180m (£133m), with Germany providing the instruments for measuring heat flow and France equipping InSight with the seismic payload.

by | May 05, 2018 | 02:03

Indian shares dropped on Friday tracking global equity markets, while IT and pharma stocks pulled down the indexes, ahead of elections in the key state of Karnataka. Coal India, Infosys, ICICI Bank, HUL, TCS and Tata Steel were among the top losers on Sensex today, falling up to 2 per cent. "Mixed earnings from corporates and valuation concerns compared to other emerging markets influenced investors to book some profit".

by | May 04, 2018 | 11:15

At the time, the company said it sold 10 million Xbox One units and EA later shared in 2016 that it found 18-19 million Xbox One units sold . The Verge wanted to know how many Xbox One consoles have been sold recently, but Microsoft continued to stay quiet on the matter.

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:59

Google Assistant is already on over 5,000 devices , and smartwatches are some of them. Currently, Assistant on Wear OS only displays information on the screen. Google notes that is aimed at providing quick interactions, and similar to how Assistant works on phones with a carousel of suggestion chips at the bottom of every screen.

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:55

We want players to feel like the gang is real and they were working and living with Arthur and the gang. "On Wednesday, May 2 at 11 am Eastern, the latest trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 will be available at rockstargames.com and the official Rockstar Games YouTube channel", reads a Rockstar post.

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:47

The British government faced pressure over Brexit at home and overseas Monday, including a defeat in Parliament over who gets the final say on an exit deal with the European Union. The Government warned giving MPs a decisive final say on the terms of the Brexit deal would weaken the Prime Minister's hand in negotiations. "It is absolutely right that Parliament is able to scrutinise the final deal, and that is why we have already committed to giving both Houses a vote on the final deal".

by | May 03, 2018 | 09:50

As far as the stock is concerned, he slapped his own qualified sell rating on the shares, advising anyone who is "concerned about volatility" to "not buy our stock". This being a Musk-led Q&A with analysts on Tesla, there's plenty more to report. - Tesla's self-driving ride-sharing efforts. But in order to get that in place, he said, Tesla needs to solve for autonomy.

by | May 03, 2018 | 09:49

The stock increased 0.27% or $4.2544 during the last trading session, reaching $1586.5144. ( NASDAQ : AMZN ). Moors Cabot invested in 4,762 shares or 0.74% of the stock. Its up 0.03, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 69 investors sold AMZN shares while 578 reduced holdings. A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock.

by | May 03, 2018 | 09:39

This ban stops retail stores on military bases from selling Huawei and ZTE phones , but it doesn't prohibit soldiers from buying the company's handsets elsewhere and bringing them onto a military base. Only 2,400 Huawei and ZTE phones were sold on military bases previous year, according to the Defense Department. USA lawmakers and the Trump administration have pressured US companies to not sell Huawei or ZTE products, saying they potentially could be used to spy on Americans.

by | May 03, 2018 | 09:31

On Wednesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 23 more cases were reported since Friday, bringing the total to 121. The government has also reported that at least 52 people have been hospitalized, 14 of which had kidney failure .

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:58

Instagram video chat is going to go live in the next few weeks, the Facebook-owned company has confirmed today. 'Just tap the share button in the Spotify or GoPro app and your content is pulled directly into the Instagram camera, ' Instagram says.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:18

Unlike other VR headsets, Facebook says the Oculus Go is a "true standalone" wearable, in that it doesn't require any help from a PC or smartphone. Battery Life: 1.5-2 hours for gaming, or 2-2.5 for video-watching. The app sent out smartphone notifications about the Oculus Go sale begin to the users who have subscribed to the Oculus Go tracker.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:16

For example, we already know that the social network has plans to talk more on VR hardware in regards to Oculus, and the company's push towards Augmented Reality to go head to head against the likes of Google and Snapchat. But Zuckerberg suggested that Facebook would not slow down and wouldn't distance itself from developers as it prioritizes data privacy. Zuckerberg said he felt deleting this information would make for a poorer experience, but that it was important for users to have ...

by | May 01, 2018 | 04:33

The registration process for JEE Advance will begin on May 20 and the exam will be conducted online on the same day. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is expected to release the result of the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2018 sometime today, April 30th, 2018.

by | April 30, 2018 | 09:48

From launch to landing, the entire duration of the flight test was just over 10 minutes long. Thunderstorms have delayed Sunday's planned launch of Blue Origin's New Shepard 2.0 spacecraft. In this case, the rocket offers twice more space for paying passengers. But Blue Origin has the potential to be even bigger than Amazon . That height is about 20,000 feet higher than the normally targeted altitude, as Blue Origin strives to "expand the envelope" and gather additional flight data.

by | April 29, 2018 | 16:27

Constand, meanwhile, spoke out for the first time since the verdict by tweeting a thank you message to Montgomery County prosecutors. "I would imagine there are a lot of famous men who are very nervous at the outcome of Cosby's case". After the verdict, the district attorney became teary-eyed as he commended Constand for what he said was courage in coming forward. "They also had a huge amount of prejudice and bias by having five women also testify to crimes which he was not on trial ...

by | April 29, 2018 | 16:15

Thomas was the first Hurricane selected by Cleveland since David Njoku was taken in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft with the 29th overall pick. And Carlos Hyde will get hurt. Pre-draft measurements had Thomas' arms at 35 inches, making them among the longest for defensive backs in this draft.

by | April 29, 2018 | 16:04

Atul Prakash of Bihar has secured fourth rank . Hindi newspaper Hindustan reported that Anudeep hails from the Other Backward Classes ( OBC ) category. An MBAgraduate, Kumari worked nine years before she quit to attempt the UPSC exam. 13,366 candidates qualified for an appearance in the Written (Main) Examination held in October - November 2017.

by | April 28, 2018 | 22:36

So the new headset of Apple would be packed with both, AR and VR technologies. Recently, Shara Tibken of CNET came out with an exclusive scoop on Apple's next revolutionary hardware release called Project T288. If only Apple comes out with one in the days to come, that is. The future machines and robotic science have already begun using the AR based machines.

by | April 27, 2018 | 11:13

Checkmarx , a company that provides automated security code review services, has uncovered a flaw in Amazon's Echo that allows it to eavesdrop on users at all times, without the users being aware of it. So if you tell Alexa that Carlos' birthday is 24 September, Alexa will remember that. Users can go to their Amazon accounts and delete any Alexa interaction.