Science


Galaxy S8 Unveil Rumored For MWC 2017 Galaxy S8 Unveil Rumored For MWC 2017
- January 12, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 rumors continue to trickle in, and nearly every new report has something different to state about a potential launch date. Previously, the dual curved edge screens were only available for the edge models. However, there is some speculation that Samsung will be shunning MWC and will host its own Unpacked event in March. Officially unveiled only last week, the new Galaxy A (2017) series, just like its predecessors, will not be coming to the United States. (more...)
Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch launched in India at Rs 28500
- January 11, 2017

Just like its predecessor, Gear S3 also comes with rotatable bezel placed on the top. Gear S3 is compatible with any 22mm watch band so that the users can quickly change their watch bands to match their outfit. Both watches felt pretty fluid on use with the option of operating it either using the rotating bezel or the touch-screen. It runs on Samsung's Tizen-based wearable platform rather than Android Wear. (more...)
Samsung Granted More Patents Than Apple In 2016
- January 11, 2017

Numerous inventions are related to areas in artificial intelligence, cyber security and ideas for improving cloud services. Some of IBM's patents previous year involve using cardiac images to characterize the shape and motion of the heart and help detect cardiac disease, a drone that would be able to measure contamination in places like hospitals and on manufacturing floors and a method to plan routes based on a traveler's mood. (more...)
Apple Seeks Federal Approval To Produce Certain Components At Mesa Location Apple Seeks Federal Approval To Produce Certain Components At Mesa Location
- January 11, 2017

Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) Board to expand the types of devices it can build and components it can import to the facility, according to a report on the Federal Registry. facilities. Apple is planning a new initiative to build new computers in the United States - but they won't be Macs. Apple relies on outside vendors for its cloud operations but has been building up the capability to run its own servers at scale in-house, which would mean a significant amount of assembly and construction. (more...)
A Sneaky Asteroid Buzzed By Earth Yesterday
- January 11, 2017

It is estimated that the asteroid was 50 to 111 feet (15 to 34 meters) long. We are inevitably going to miss some the size of 2017 AG13 , which flew 0.00139 AU from Earth, about 129,000 miles, or 54 percent of the distance to the moon, according to JPL data . (more...)
James Corden Won't Host the New Carpool Karaoke Series
- January 10, 2017

Winston said they were getting requests from movie stars to do Carpool Karaoke on The Late Late Show , but that never sounded quite right, hence the idea for this Apple Music series. Henson ), Will Smith and Corden himself, Billy Eichner and Metallica , Ariana Grande and Seth MacFarlane , and Blake Shelton and Chelsea Handler. (more...)
Chevrolet Bolt EV is 2017 North American Car of the Year
- January 10, 2017

This morning, the winners were announced. Auto of the year is the Chevrolet Bolt EV. The Bolt EV rolled into California and OR markets last month, with additional markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, including New York, Massachusetts and Virginia, seeing their first deliveries this winter. (more...)
Prototype Razer devices stolen from CES booth
- January 10, 2017

This year though, it seems that Razer attracted a little too much attention with its triple display laptop and Chroma projector, as two of the company's prototypes have been reported as stolen in what could be a case of corporate espionage. (more...)
Apple celebrates 10 years since first iPhone unveiling
- January 10, 2017

It's been able to introduce a few of these into the world. Standing onstage in San Francisco in his trademark mock-turtleneck, baggy blue jeans, rimless glasses, and New Balance sneakers, Jobs introduced the audience to a gadget he considered to be as revolutionary as the Macintosh computer , the iPod, and anything else the company had ever produced. (more...)
Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace revealed - but it's just a Tiguan in the USA
- January 10, 2017

Specification is said to be enhanced over the five-seat model, though the engine line-up is likely to be nearly identical including 2.0-litre TDI options for European markets. Also, Volkswagen notes that the Tiguan provides a 26-degree angle of approach that enhances off-roading capability. Should a collision happen, the Tiguan will offer automatic post-collision braking to prevent a second one. (more...)
Colliding stars will light up the night sky in 2022 Colliding stars will light up the night sky in 2022
- January 10, 2017

By studying the stars in these final years before the predicted collision, scientists hope to be able to gather valuable information on how binary stars behave in their final years before this kind of explosion. If their prediction - made at the Calvin College in MI - is proved correct, this will be the first predicted binary star system collision in history, according to the report. (more...)
Pictures of Kia Stinger GT sports saloon leaked ahead of official reveal Pictures of Kia Stinger GT sports saloon leaked ahead of official reveal
- January 10, 2017

The Kia Stinger seats five people and, according to Kia is: "poised to redefine a segment now populated by European automakers". Buyers will find the GT concept's cool suicide doors replaced by conventional portals. With the Kia coming in rear wheel drive, Exhaust Notes Australia believes it is well positioned to win over the Commodore purists who critiqued the incoming model for only being available in all-wheel drive. (more...)
NASA Releases Image of Earth, Moon as Seen from Mars Orbit
- January 10, 2017

In this scenario, each collision creates a small disk of debris. NASA has released a breathtaking picture of the Earth as seen from Mars . They suggest that if the Earth had been bombarded by a number of smaller asteroid strikes it could have allowed smaller "moonlets" to form from Earth's debris which merged over time. (more...)
A 5000 sq km glacier is about to break off Antarctica
- January 10, 2017

The scientists said in a statement, "When it calves, the Larsen C Ice Shelf will lose more than 10% of its area to leave the ice front at its most retreated position ever recorded; this event will fundamentally change the landscape of the Antarctic Peninsula". (more...)
SpaceX delays rocket launch because of bad weather SpaceX delays rocket launch because of bad weather
- January 09, 2017

In its January 2 statement, the company said the mishap was due to a failed pressure vessel in a liquid oxygen tank. "With completion of the static fire test, our first launch has just gotten that much closer". SpaceX said recovered helium tanks - called composite overwrapped pressure vessels, or COPVs - at the launch pad showed buckles in their liners. Scheduling conflicts with other activities at the Vandenberg Air Force Base may also have forced the company to delay the flight. (more...)
Iowa astronaut takes space walk Iowa astronaut takes space walk
- January 09, 2017

Perhaps in the future, robots will perform these tasks with tools affixed to their arms, but for now, the best solution for a broken space station is an astronaut and his trusty space drill. Total station spacewalk time now stands at 1,224 hours and six minutes, or 51 days. Going to space is already something to brag about, but being the oldest woman to take a space walk on the moon? The two were so far ahead that they tackled some extra work. (more...)
Is NASA Paving the Way for Asteroid Mining? Is NASA Paving the Way for Asteroid Mining?
- January 08, 2017

The agency has green lit the NASA mission set to investigate Jupiter's Trojan asteroids as well as the odd metal asteroid, 16 Psyche, which is located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. "We learn about inner space by visiting outer space". NASA said new findings show there are considerably fewer near-Earth asteroids in the mid-size range than previously believed. (more...)
Colliding galaxy clusters create a cosmic particle accelerator — NASA image
- January 08, 2017

Astronomers have discovered evidence of supermassive black holes at the centre of two of our galactic neighbours. In total, they've observed this tiny corner of the universe some 81 days, carefully merging all the photos together to create the image here, which was released Thursday . (more...)
London exceeds its 2017 air pollution limit - by January 5 London exceeds its 2017 air pollution limit - by January 5
- January 08, 2017

London's over-reliance on diesel-powered vehicles has made it a global leader in nitrogen dioxide. On Thursday night, an air-quality monitoring station on Brixton Road in south London breached the limit 19 times, reaching 347.7 ug/m3 at 9 p.m. (more...)
Norway to pioneer retirement of FM radio in favor of digital broadcast Norway to pioneer retirement of FM radio in favor of digital broadcast
- January 08, 2017

The network shutdown will begin on January 11 in the northern city of Bodo, with all national FM broadcasts ending by the end of the year. Norway is going ahead with its controversial decision to switch off its FM radio network next week, making it the first country to go digital. (more...)
Delaware-Size Iceberg Is About to Break Off from Antarctica Delaware-Size Iceberg Is About to Break Off from Antarctica
- January 07, 2017

Nothing but about 12 miles of ice is keeping the iceberg from calving-an event scientists say is "inevitable". In 2002 the collapse of the Larsen B ice shelf saw an area of 1,235 square miles of ice break apart forming thousands of icebergs in just over a month. (more...)
Cortana Assistant Implemented for Autonomous Cars Cortana Assistant Implemented for Autonomous Cars
- January 07, 2017

Microsoft wants to help make cars more intelligent, and it unveiled a new suite of services Thursday to do so. BMW, Ford, Hyundai and Nissan each confirmed deals with technology companies over the use of virtual assistants at CES 2017, a major consumer electronics and technology trade show held in Las Vegas. (more...)
Apples In China Has No More New York Times App Apples In China Has No More New York Times App
- January 06, 2017

The top-grossing apps for 2016 include Monster Strike , Fantasy Westward , Clash Royale , and - of course - Pokemon GO. The game also made 2016's top 10 most downloaded apps list globally, though the mid-year phenomenon Pokémon Go ended up taking the top spot. (more...)
EPS Of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Predicted At $1.42 EPS Of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Predicted At $1.42
- January 06, 2017

Parnassus Investments CA increased its stake in Wells Fargo & Co.by 879.2% in the second quarter. The firm owned 453,423 shares of the financial services provider's stock after buying an additional 5,450 shares during the period. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 1st. Stock performance in last five sessions is recorded as -0.56% while year to date (YTD) performance is 14.35%. (more...)
Curry, Durant lead Warriors past Blazers
- January 06, 2017

Brought in to be another ball-handler to lighten the load from Lillard and McCollum, Turner has struggled mightily to fit in, with the team's defense getting even worse while the offense goes from terrific to awful (113.2 points per 100 possessions compared to 100.4) when he's on the court. (more...)