Science


Google Maps kills off its new calorie counter
- October 18, 2017

It estimates 1,400,344,433 mini cupcakes for walking to the moon, for what it's worth. "She cited the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders , writing that "[as] many as 30 million people in the USA are estimated to have an eating disorder". (more...)
Google steps up personal security game in Chrome, Google Home Google steps up personal security game in Chrome, Google Home
- October 18, 2017

Google said the toolkit is designed for users who are willing to neglect convenience to obtain greater security. Google is offering stronger protection to exposed groups of internet users such as business leaders, political campaign workers, and journalists for the company's online services. (more...)
Hurricane Ophelia slowly heads toward Ireland, Azores Hurricane Ophelia slowly heads toward Ireland, Azores
- October 13, 2017

A STORM hurtling towards Scotland across the Atlantic has been upgraded to a hurricane, prompting concern among Brits. Hurricane Ophelia is moving slowly in the middle of seemingly nowhere, according to the 5 a.m. This set up brings some similarities to Hurricane Debbie way back in 1961 that was one of the most memorable and damaging storms in Irish history, thankfully Ophelia does not appear as ominous. (more...)
Nokia 9 render hits the web, seen with a 'new' design Nokia 9 render hits the web, seen with a 'new' design
- October 13, 2017

It all comes at a premium, mind you, as the Nokia 8 will set you back £499. This is not the first time that we have been hearing about the Nokia 9 . This is because the Finnish company could be testing more than one prototype of the Nokia 9 . The Nokia 8 has a full-metal exterior, a QHD display and is powered by the Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor. (more...)
New Emojis Coming in iOS 11.1 Update New Emojis Coming in iOS 11.1 Update
- October 11, 2017

New versions of iOS and apps that roll out after a newer iPhone's release may simply not be optimised to work as well on processors inside older iPhone models. There are also some reasons to avoid the iOS 11.1 beta today, tomorrow, and in the future. It will take you through the best reasons to install iOS 11.1 beta and the best reasons to avoid it. (more...)
Did you see the Harvest Moon on Thursday? Did you see the Harvest Moon on Thursday?
- October 08, 2017

But, depending on the timing of the equinox and the regular lunar cycle, the first full moon closest to the equinox can sometimes be in October, as happened this year. After rising around sunset, tonight's harvest moon will climb to its highest point around midnight and set in the west around sunrise. If the weather is clear, we should get an fantastic view of the full moon. (more...)
Harry Kane's late goal seals England World Cup qualification Harry Kane's late goal seals England World Cup qualification
- October 07, 2017

City have impressed in Europe as well, with two wins from two to top their UEFA Champions League group. Martin Skrtel's 89th-minute own goal gave Scotland a 1-0 victory over Slovakia , who were reduced to 10 men in the 23rd minute when Robert Mak was shown a second yellow card for diving. (more...)
Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) Insider MCNEILL JON sold 553 Shares Of Stock Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) Insider MCNEILL JON sold 553 Shares Of Stock
- October 05, 2017

Analyst Romit Shah initiated coverage on Tesla late Tuesday with a Buy rating and a price target of $500. On August 17 Citigroup left the stock rating at "Neutral" but raised the price expectation from $357.00 to $371.00. Also, Director Stephen T. Jurvetson sold 44,777 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 22nd. $308.32's average target is -11.44% below currents $348.14 stock price. (more...)
Microsoft kills of Groove Music streaming service, aligns with Spotify Microsoft kills of Groove Music streaming service, aligns with Spotify
- October 04, 2017

The Groove Music app will be updated this week for Windows Insiders with the ability to move their music to Spotify , and it will be generally available on October 9 . But Spotify is still much better than Groove Music in many different ways, so have a look around the app and you'll find some really nice features. (more...)
Why Tesla Model 3 production seems a little low
- October 04, 2017

Tesla also added that there are no fundamental issues with the Model 3 supply chain or production so things should improve in the coming months, hopefully. The Model 3 has become Tesla's most anticipated vehicle, garnering hundreds of thousands of preorders due to its promise of a mid-30K base price and a range well over 200 miles, not to mention premium auto features and style. (more...)
GoPro Hero 6 Black shoots faster 4K video than your DSLR GoPro Hero 6 Black shoots faster 4K video than your DSLR
- September 30, 2017

Its body is rugged and waterproof, and the video quality looked really great (not as ideal as I initially thought, but the stitching between the two lenses looked better than most 360 cameras). While the Hero 6 may not look much different than the Hero 5, there's a lot new going on under the hood. There's both WiFi and Bluetooth to hook up to GoPro's app, along with voice control with support for ten languages. (more...)
SpaceX: Rocket for moon, Mars and NY-to-Shanghai in 39 mins SpaceX: Rocket for moon, Mars and NY-to-Shanghai in 39 mins
- September 30, 2017

Then the city-building begins. On Friday , Musk said a smaller vehicle still could get people to Mars , while also being useful for missions in Earth orbit. The team aims to have the BFR built and ready for launch within five years, setting itself a 2022 target. Daily Star Pictures brings you the most mysterious images of unusual objects spotted on the Moon and on Mars . (more...)
Bali Volcano Eruption: US Issues Travel Warning Amid Mass Evacuations Bali Volcano Eruption: US Issues Travel Warning Amid Mass Evacuations
- September 27, 2017

Thousands are living in temporary shelters, sport centres, village halls and with relatives or friends. If there's an eruption it could force the closure of Bali's global airport. Almost 50,000 people have evacuated an exclusion area around the crater of Bali's Mount Agung volcano , and the U.S.is warning against travel there amid fears it will soon erupt for the first time in half a century. (more...)
Samsung Will Launch A Flexible Phone To Take On The iPhone X Samsung Will Launch A Flexible Phone To Take On The iPhone X
- September 26, 2017

Samsung Mobile's own chief acknowledged on Apple's iPhone X day that Samsung is indeed working on foldable devices , teasing that the Galaxy Note 9 will have such a display. We've been anticipating for one since previous year when we were told the South Korean tech giant would release two phones with bendable screens and rollable display as confirmed by an executive. (more...)
Major accounting firm Deloitte reports extensive cybersecurity breach Major accounting firm Deloitte reports extensive cybersecurity breach
- September 26, 2017

In addition to emails, the Guardian understands the hackers had potential access to usernames, passwords, IP addresses, architectural diagrams for businesses and health information. The company also believes that hackers may have access to email system since October or November 2016. "It works with some of the biggest organisations on earth, at the very highest level, which is like a red rag to a bull for hackers", he said. (more...)
Zone of the ENders VR Announced for PS4 and PC Zone of the ENders VR Announced for PS4 and PC
- September 20, 2017

Zone of the Enders (2001) and Zone of the Enders 2: The 2nd Runner (2003) are the pinnacle of high speed robot action. The remaster will come with a host of new features, including a VR mode, 4k graphics on PlayStation 4 Pro, and more. (more...)
Trump Administration Reportedly Will Not Withdraw US From Paris Agreement After All Trump Administration Reportedly Will Not Withdraw US From Paris Agreement After All
- September 18, 2017

The Trump administration announced Saturday the U.S will not pull out of the Paris agreement and offered to re-engage in the worldwide deal to fight climate change, according to the European Union's top energy official. If true, it would represent a sharp reversal from one of Trump's signature policy pledges. "The president said he is open to finding those conditions where we can remain engaged with others on what we all agree is still a challenging issue", Tillerson said on CBS's ... (more...)
Singapore Grand Prix gets new four-year F1 deal Singapore Grand Prix gets new four-year F1 deal
- September 16, 2017

The main reason for holding the Singapore Grand Prix at night was so an Asian race could be broadcast at lunchtime in the UK. At the on going Singapore Grand Prix , Liberty Media boss, Chase Carey said, "India is a country that certainly has great potential and as we go forward, we will continue to study". (more...)
Facebook Admits To Anti-Semitic Ad Categories Facebook Admits To Anti-Semitic Ad Categories
- September 16, 2017

The anti-Semitic ad categories seem to have been generated because Facebook users had listed those themes as either an interest, an employer or a "field of study " in their profiles. Last week, Facebook admitted that "inauthentic" accounts, thought to be operated out of Russian Federation, had placed $100,000 worth of ads between June 2015 and May 2017. (more...)
Dr Ian Griffin: Final hours for Saturn's space probe Dr Ian Griffin: Final hours for Saturn's space probe
- September 15, 2017

After four decades of planning and execution, NASA's awe-inspiring Cassini spacecraft will plunge to its death in the next 24 hours. Its demise will be the end of a space mission that has yielded an unprecedented amount of knowledge about a mysterious planet. (more...)
Hospital Officials: Active Shooter at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital Officials: Active Shooter at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
- September 13, 2017

WCAX-TV reports an employee said all workers received an email from the hospital about a "code siler", telling them to get out if possible and otherwise to shelter in place. Dartmouth College, located about two miles away from the hospital, tweeted that its campus was not on lockdown. Stay with 22News and WWLP.com for the latest information, as it becomes available. (more...)
Teva gets new CEO, reports positive fremanezumab study - shares jump Teva gets new CEO, reports positive fremanezumab study - shares jump
- September 13, 2017

Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc acquired 82,765 shares as Teva Pharmaceuticals Inds Ltd ( TEVA)'s stock declined 15.11%. Credit Suisse Group cut shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited from a neutral rating to an underperform rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $25.00 to $13.00 in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. (more...)
Facebook: Fake accounts linked to Russian Federation bought political ads during United States election Facebook: Fake accounts linked to Russian Federation bought political ads during United States election
- September 07, 2017

Facebook says an internal investigation has found $100,000 in advertising spending by hundreds of fake accounts and pages likely operated out of Russian Federation that sought to sow political division during the US presidential election. (more...)
Huawei Teases the Mate 10 Phone and its AI Processor Huawei Teases the Mate 10 Phone and its AI Processor
- September 04, 2017

Calling the tech Mobile AI, it combines both On-Device AI as well as Huawei's own Cloud AI. "The NPU can think and actively work to provide you the best user experience, whereas other A.I. After plenty of rumors and an unofficial reveal , Huawei's Kirin 970 SoC finally made its official debut at IFA 2017 . Kirin 970 is powered by an 8-core CPU and a new generation 12-core GPU . (more...)
Xiaomi To Unveil Mi Mix 2 On September 11 Xiaomi To Unveil Mi Mix 2 On September 11
- September 04, 2017

Last year's Mi Mix featured a massive 6.4-inch display , but this year's Mix 2 will likely feature a 6.2-inch display , according to the screenshot. So, the company is saying that it will unveil a smartphone, which is part of a new-series, with dual rear cameras for the worldwide markets. But, it is noteworthy that Snapdragon 836 chip is yet to be official and Mi Mix 2 is launching on September 11 , which is next week. (more...)