Sci-tech

Subtropical Storm Alberto moves to gatecrash Memorial Day outings

A two- to four-foot storm surge or rise in water is still expected along the coast to the right/east of where Alberto makes landfall. The National Hurric...


NASA Astronaut Alan Bean dies at 86

Shortly after takeoff, the rocket was hit by lightning but the crew was able to continue the scheduled flight to the Moon. On that mission, he orbited the Earth...


YouTube launches its own music streaming service

In terms of price, YouTube Music will be available for $9.99 per month. For ad-free music and downloads, you will need to subscribe to YouTube Music Premium ...


Ubisoft's The Crew 2 gets closed beta later this month

The Crew 2 beta will launch on May 31 and will run through until June 4. Pre-loading will begin on May 29 for all players that qualify, so you can be ready t...


Google's new Assistant voices are now live

Called Android P it's the ninth major version of the Android operating system. In recent year, the issue of fake news has caught the eyes of authorities a...


Uber unveils models of its flying taxis designed for 'regular people'

Uber was scheduled to meet with USA transportation and safety officials this week at its second annual Elevate Summit. Although Uber has no plans to build ver...


Ex-CCP official gets life for bribery

Sun had been expelled from the party and dismissed from public office in September because he was suspected of "serious discipline violations", a phrase that us...


Quick Take: Former Rising Political Star Sun Zhengcai Gets Life in Prison

In return for the bribes, Sun and his associates allegedly provided assistance to unspecified organizations and individuals with engineering contracts, business...


WhatsApp Co-Founder Jan Koum to Depart from Facebook

For users to enjoy the new update, they will need to update their app to Android version 2.18.138. The ability to watch YouTube videos within WhatsApp was l...


Amazon Alexa App Updated With iPhone X Support

In comparison, the majority of Android installs (26%) are on Marshmallow, which first debuted back in 2015, followed by Nougat at 23%, which debuted in 2016...


SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

It will survey a swathe of stars, hoping to detect worlds that might be capable of harboring life. "This mission Tess is super important for us", Hans Koenigs...


The 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet is instant drag racer royalty

However, the upcoming Shelby GT500 uses a supercharged 5.2-litre V8 that is tipped to make more than 520kW. The 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet will be powered by a su...


The authors of the new Battlefield working on the "Royal battle"

According to Venture Beat , the mode is now being prototyped to compete with the surge of popularity with the genre started by PlayerUnknown's Battleground a...


Protests, 'cleaning' and tributes mark Ambedkar's birth anniversary this year

You need not pick up weapons. PM Modi, who was in Jangala in Chhattisgarh on a day's visit, said Ambedkar has given a Constitution that protects the rights of...


Apple Developing iPhone With Curved Display

Instead of curving outwards towards the edges of the phone, Apple is considering displays that have a concave curvature that slowly dips towards the center fr...


IOS 11.3 Jailbreak Is Under Work

The iOS 11 .3 update comes with Battery Health beta that helps you monitor and control performance management on your iPhone. It also features a range of ...


Maltese scientists tracking China's space station fiery re-entry to Earth

Using sophisticated technology funded by the Italian Space Agency, the Maltese team from the Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy (ISSA) is monitoring Chin...


Atlanta Ransomware Attack Freezes City Business

The City of Atlanta is probing the extent of a ransomware cyberattack on several customer-facing networks which has encrypted some data and demanded a payment...


Vivo X21 and X21 UD goes official in China with Jovi

The Vivo X21 sports a 6.28-inch Super AMOLED display on the front with Full HD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels) resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, and 90.3% screen-to-body s...


HTC Vive Pro Launches in April for $799, Only Includes the Headset

For the money, you are also getting six free months of HTC's Viveport subscription service. But what's more significant is what's not included, namely control...


9-year-old shoots sister to death over video game controller

A local sheriff announced on Sunday that the teen had died of her injuries in a Memphis hospital. Following recent mass shootings, certain policymakers in the...


NASA Study Finds Astronaut's Genes Changed While In Space

Mark remained on Earth, while Scott was on the International Space Station . As the space agency explained on its website in recent weeks, scientists observe...


Physicist, Father, Dreamer: Who Was Stephen Hawking?

Many took issue with Neymar both making Hawking's death about himself and for likening Hawking's battle with ALS to an athlete's minor foot injury. It ...


Ahoy matey! Final Sea of Thieves beta runs this weekend

While that doesn't leave Xbox One and PC owners much time to play, the final beta is the closest we're going to get to seeing the full game before launch. Progr...


Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

Also, VP John Douglas Field sold 1,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 9th. The hedge fund run by Patrick Degor...


'Crackdown' now playable on the Xbox One X

We've reached out to Microsoft to see if this is indeed the case, but for now just know that if you're still rocking the launch model Xbox One , you may be lef...


Fortnite Battle Royale Season 3 Battle Pass Details

If you run out of materials while building, you'll now automatically switch to the next material with available resources. You'll also now be able to build t...


MWC 2018: what to expect

Nokia was at the centre of things at Mobile World Congress earlier in 2017. With the volume rockers and lock button at the right side of the device, the Noki...


Burnout Paradise Remastered will have the original game's awesome soundtrack

Did many of you play Burnout Paradise back in the day? Licensed soundtracks are a particular problem for remasters because often the licence only lasts a ce...


Next Falcon 9 Launch Delayed Until Feb 21

But now, due to the need of some final checks for the upgraded Falcon 9 fairing, the launch has been delayed. The estimated cost of Falcon 9 launch is now at ar...


Has your Google Pixel 2/XL experienced any issues after the February update?

Flipkart constantly sells the smartphone for as low as Rs 39,999. Citibank has upped its end of the bargain here, bundling the handset with a Rs 10000 cashba...


Sea level rise is accelerating, confirms study

Nerem is a professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, a fellow at Colorado's Cooperative Institute for Research in Envir...


Proposed NASA budget takes one small step toward the Moon

With the Trump administration's plan to hand off the International Space Station ( ISS ) to the private sector, the key question is who will emerge as the big...


Mikaela Shiffrin Replaces Lindsey Vonn as American Face of Winter Olympics

I'm going to win for him". "It's really hard for me not to cry". Vonn missed the Sochi Olympics because of a knee injury, and struggled for much of last seaso...


Twitter Reports First-Ever Quarterly Profit Despite Stagnant User Growth

The company also announced record quarterly revenue and an increase in daily users - but total monthly active users failed to grow, staying at around 330 mill...


"Super Blue Blood Moon" Will Occur After 150 Years, Witness History Tomorrow

The moon will appear 14 per cent brighter and seven per cent larger. Thankfully the weather will be clear, crisp and cold, flawless for viewing. While Floridi...


Sky gazers, don't miss the super blue moon lunar eclipse Wednesday morning

It's also the second full moon of the month, commonly known as a "blue moon". The entire celestial event will be webcast live by worldwide space agency, the N...


Amtrak engineer appeared to lose track of where he was, NTSB says

The Amtrak Cascades Train 501 derailed December 18 near DuPont, Washington, and hurtled off an overpass onto Interstate 5, killing three people and injuring...


Super blue blood moon eclipse 2018: What is a supermoon?

A blue moon is relatively rare, happening about once every two years... but there's nothing about it that makes it really appear blue. The moon's orbit is til...


Spencer Unveil Massive Changes For 2018, New Releases Confirmed

This development won't mean much if we only see half a dozen first-party games on the Xbox One this year, but if Microsoft Studios increases its output, this ...