Sci-tech

Google's latest 'moonshot' idea: balloon-powered internet for all

Google's latest 'moonshot' idea: balloon-powered internet for all The tech giant wants to bring LTE connectivity to Puerto Rico once again. " Project Loon is one such approach". "But in this occasion, we had the worst natural disaster in 100 years on the island", Ortega said , estimating that 80 percent of the country's crops had been lost to the storm. [Full Article...]

IPhone 8 preorders in S. Korea likely to begin October 27

The test is conducted also in comparison with other models of equivalent range, namely the iPhone 8 Plus, the HTC U11 and the Google Pixel. We are not yet sure that this video is original or fake but one thing is confirmed that this background is not available yet for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. [Full Article...]

Koenigsegg crushed the Bugatti, broke the speed record!

Koenigsegg crushed the Bugatti, broke the speed record! Just for some context, last month the Bugatti Chiron performed the fastest ever zero to 400km/h to zero acceleration and braking run for a production auto. According to the Swedish manufacturer, its owner was "very keen for us to verify the car's performance in comparison to other manufacturers", and the run "was a great opportunity to do so". [Full Article...]

Wales Keep World Cup Hopes Alive with Win against Georgia

Permutations. Permutations. Permutations. Why should they be so hard? This group of players have made the difference. O'Neill is backing his side to give their all in pursuit of the victory which would secure at least a place in the play-off thanks to Scotland's failure to win in Slovenia. [Full Article...]

Some iPhone 8 Batteries Reportedly Swelling

Some iPhone 8 Batteries Reportedly Swelling Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy Note 8 have clearly been designed for regular users in mind, but it seems that Samsung has chose to cater to enterprise users as well as the company has since launched the Enterprise Edition of both handsets. [Full Article...]

A Closer Look at the NRA's Cleverly Worded Statement on Bump Stocks

A Closer Look at the NRA's Cleverly Worded Statement on Bump Stocks Bump stocks can effectively change semi-automatic weapons into fully automatics by utilising the weapon's recoil effect. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in response, "We welcome that and a conversation on that". But this time, the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history, combined with the opportunity to back a limited change that could potentially be accomplished admini... [Full Article...]

Google launches a line of products at Pixel 2 event

It also comes with the Pixel 2-style Google search box. Considering Google's new direction, we are expecting to see more exclusive services and features for the Google hardware. You can also control music playback; just tap the right earbud to play and pause songs. Over time, Clips learns to recognize family and friends, Google says. [Full Article...]

Several injured as vehicle hits pedestrians near London museum, suspect detained

Several injured as vehicle hits pedestrians near London museum, suspect detained A man was arrested, although no additional details were provided, the police said Saturday in an emailed statement . He has not been charged. "The man detained by officers is now under arrest and is in custody at a north London police station". [Full Article...]

'Call of Duty: WWII' news: Developer promises better anti-cheat/hack measures

'Call of Duty: WWII' news: Developer promises better anti-cheat/hack measures Season Pass content should be downloaded from the in-game store only; do not purchase separately, or you will be charged again. The season pass for Call of Duty: WWII will supposedly contain four DLC packs released during 2018 that include multiplayer maps, Nazi Zombies chapters, and new War missions. [Full Article...]

Pioneers Of High-Resolution Molecular Imaging Win Nobel Prize In Chemistry

Pioneers Of High-Resolution Molecular Imaging Win Nobel Prize In Chemistry This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for the development of cryo-electron microscopy. Dubochet, in the early 1980s, found a way to cool the water in a biological sample so quickly that it solidified without forming the ice crystals that can disrupt the electron beam. [Full Article...]

Fortnite Bans 'Thousands' of Battle Royale Cheaters

Fortnite Bans 'Thousands' of Battle Royale Cheaters Epic says addressing cheaters in Fortnite is the " highest priority " at Epic Games and they are working hard to combat the cheaters and the cheat providers. At this point, it's unclear how effective the threat of a ban will be as a deterrent and it's also unclear whether that progression-based loot will be enough to discourage players from misbehaving. [Full Article...]

Netflix Price Gets a Hike

Netflix Price Gets a Hike Starting October 5, Netflix will be raising up its prices for U.S. subscribers, reports Business Insider . It now costs $9.99, and it will increase to $10.99. This latest price increase was inevitable and it will likely rise again at some point. The top or Premium plan allows for Ultra HD content on up to 4 screens at a time. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Edge Mobile Arrives On iOS And Android

Microsoft Edge Mobile Arrives On iOS And Android Earlier today we saw Microsoft Edge coming to the platform too. These changes are now available for Skype version 8.8.76.61480 for iOS, Android, Linux, Mac, and Windows desktop, and will reportedly be coming to the UWP app soon. You must know that the Microsoft hasn't completely removed the IE from the Windows 10 and is still there in case you want to use it for any reason. Because extension... [Full Article...]

Iron Banner and Prestige raid launch next week in Destiny 2

No more bounties. Iron Banner rewards work on a reputation system, like everyone else. A Destiny 2 Iron Banner lasts seven days, giving gamers that don't have much free time an opportunity to compete. As the first Faction Rally comes to an end , the Iron Lords are hosting the next ritual. It's not clear if Iron Banner loot will also drop after games in the sequel, but if it does, we'd b... [Full Article...]

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) - Citigroup Maintains Rating And Updates Price Target

Costco Wholesale had 92 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The consensus analyst price target is $181.41, and the 52-week range is $142.11 to $183.18. Investors also appeared concerned that a slight drop in membership renewals signaled trouble at Costco , but company officials said the dip (from 87.5% to 87.3% in the quarter) related to lapping a period of adju... [Full Article...]

Uber app can silently record iPhone screens, researcher finds

Uber app can silently record iPhone screens, researcher finds Uber was one of the stars of Apple's keynote on the Apple Watch in March 2015. Will Strafach , a security researcher, discovered the ability in the taxi app's code, which allows Uber to access the colour data of every pixel in the phone's display, potentially viewing the screen whether or not the app was in use. [Full Article...]

Toy sorry: Mattel scraps digital assistant for kids over privacy concerns

Toy sorry: Mattel scraps digital assistant for kids over privacy concerns Mattel showed Aristotle, launched under its Nabi brand, in January this year. The company said: "Aristotle is designed with a specific goal and mission: to aid parents and use the most advanced AI-driven technology to make it easier for them to protect, develop, and nurture the most important asset in their home - their children". [Full Article...]

Apple Confirms Hundreds Of New Emojis Coming To iOS 11.1

Following a somewhat problematic initial release of iOS , Apple pushed out iOS 11.0.2 to fix a number of issues. New designs include a baseball cap, a perfectly tied ghost scarf, gloves, and a trench coat. Yes, even though it feels like iOS 11 only just arrived, it's nearly time for its first major update, and there should be plenty to look forward to for emoji lovers. [Full Article...]

Jubilee laptop Lenovo ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25

Jubilee laptop Lenovo ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 The limited edition retro laptop is based on the current T470 model, but its design is inspired by the ThinkPad 700C, which was released on October 5, 1992. The laptop features a 14-inch Full HD touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The ThinkPad 25 won't come in cheap and its now available at Lenovo's online store for USD$1,899 (roughly RM8040) in limited quantiti... [Full Article...]

There are new cases swellings iPhone 8

There are new cases swellings iPhone 8 The front screen piece is clearly bent, leaving the device in a non-functional state with the internal components partly exposed. What happens is that the battery swells upon charging or consumption which forces the casing to split open. The first of these issues was recorded in Taiwan by a woman who purchased a 64GB iPhone 8 Plus in rose gold shortly after the phone was released just one week ago... [Full Article...]


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