Sci-tech

by | March 15, 2018 | 23:43

Facebook is making the app only available on Android when it's released Friday. The app quickly became one of the social network's most popular. Facebook Lite is rolling out to these countries now, and you can download it from the Play Store by tapping the button below.

by | March 15, 2018 | 23:51

Flowing from the center of the dash and outwards to the doors, surfaces are trimmed in a sophisticated combination of materials, with soft-touch surfaces, a blend of highly tactile wood and metal veneers, and genuine leather throughout the interior.

by | March 15, 2018 | 23:47

The company is on a spree of launching the latest of its products, and the latest is the 2018 Maserati Ghibli. The 2018 Ghibli is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 with Common-Rail direct injection exclusively developed by Maserati in collaboration with VM Motori.

by | March 15, 2018 | 23:33

The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 3.2% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 0.93% and -2.21% respectively. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company.

by | March 15, 2018 | 23:26

That notwithstanding, David Kleidermacher - who now serves as Android's chief of security - believes that subsequent improvements to Android have made the platform just as safe as iOS. That spot belongs to Samsung, with its Tizen-based smartwatches. The chances of downloading a malicious app from the Google Play Store are "less likely than the odds of an asteroid hitting the earth", Google has claimed, following a series of security advancements to the Android platform.

by | March 16, 2018 | 00:31

Amordeluso described the two ways brands can interact with its Alexa product - by embedding the technology into third-party hardware through the Alexa Voice Service and by building voice apps using the Alexa Skills Kit . We are definitely at the tipping point of a voice-first era. "There's a whole generation right now, where the youth is developing this idea where it's normal to speak with your house ", Max Amordeluso, EU lead evangelist for Alexa at Amazon, told delegates at the ...

by | March 15, 2018 | 23:32

Specifically, the PlayStation 4 version will include a Ratchet & Clank Bomber (from the Ratchet & Clank series), the Xbox One version will include Master Chief Bomber (from the Halo series) and the PC version will include P.Body Bomber (from the Portal series).

by | March 16, 2018 | 00:46

The Big N has rolled out a new trailer for its upcoming cardboard-based Nintendo Labo accessories, this time putting the user-friendly Garage Mode under the spotlight. The "Toy-Con Garage" allows users to make various reactive devices by linking a selection of cause-and-effect options. Currently, the company's plan is for two Nintendo Labo kits to go on sale starting April 20.

by | March 16, 2018 | 00:03

The Crew 2 is scheduled to come out this summer on June 29th, Ubisoft announced on Thursday. For those who want to play the game early, you can invest into The Crew 2 Motor Edition which includes The Crew 2 Gold Edition , The Motorsports Deluxe Pack (which includes in-game outfits and vehicles), a customized The Crew 2 license plate, an exclusive steelbook, the official Roadmap, four original stickers, and the ability to play 3 days early.

by | March 15, 2018 | 22:51

Speaking of announcements, HTC is expected to unveil the U12 + this May. On the back, two cameras - one 16-megapixel and the other 12-megapixel - sit side by side above an LED flash and fingerprint scanner. If you squeeze the phone out of frustration over the lack of AMOLED, you will trigger HTC's second-generation Edge Sense software. The phone offers either 64 GB or 128 GB of expandable storage through the microSD card slot, with the 3,420 mAh battery somewhat average in today's era of ...

by | March 15, 2018 | 22:43

Russian President Vladimir Putin just declared that he is planning a Mars mission, plunging Russia into a competition where multiple countries and companies are already involved. NASA hopes the mission will help to answer key questions about the potential for life on Mars. Last month, Russian social media users reacted with a mixture of self-irony and pessimism over the country's space prospects after Musk's company, SpaceX, successfully launched a Tesla auto into Mars' orbit.

by | March 16, 2018 | 00:00

According to those reports, the company is suspected of asking suppliers to pay a "collaboration fee" to sell products with Amazon. According to sources, Amazon Japan several months ago at the latest started forcing the manufacturers to pay a certain percentage of the sales amounts for their discounted products.

by | March 15, 2018 | 21:50

It Bituminous Coatings report also offers high-tech data and confirmable information about production plants used in the examination of Bituminous Coatings industry. Further, it gives facts, certainties, and specifics of Refinish Paint market that enhance the growth of the Refinish Paint business. Geographically , the Medical Device Coatings market has been segmented into regions such as North America , Europe , Asia Pacific , Latin America, Middle East & Africa.

by | March 15, 2018 | 20:28

The researchers, based in Microsoft's Asia and USA labs, claim that their AI system has achieved human parity on the newstest2017 which is a commonly used test set of news stories developed by industry and academic partners. Recently, Microsoft researchers also claimed human parity in a conversational speech recognition task . This allowed the system to create translation more akin to what humans would naturally produce.

by | March 15, 2018 | 19:20

Ford won the Tory leadership late Saturday night, narrowly beating out former Tory legislator Christine Elliott, who did not initially concede. Responding to the reporter's question on how he will make Ontario more efficient with "you haven't done it, I've done it that's the difference- next question" when she asked exactly how he would find efficiencies.

by | March 15, 2018 | 18:43

The global Immersive Virtual Reality market is influenced by the presence of large regional players and predominant in developed economies as compared to other developing economies. The Intelligent Virtual Assistant report also covers the most influential trends observed, that will help the Intelligent Virtual Assistant manufacturers understand consumer needs during the forecast period.

by | March 15, 2018 | 18:22

Just in case you're wondering what are the new model names, they are the Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6 Play, Moto E5 and Moto E5 Play . Moto G6 lineup smartphones including Moto G6 , G6 Plus and G6 Play have received network certification in Thailand and Indonesia.

by | March 15, 2018 | 17:43

Waymo says that starting this month it will run self-driving rigs in the Atlanta area with human backup drivers. And while you may think that you could simply superimpose self-driving vehicle technology onto self-driving trucks, that's not quite the case.

by | March 15, 2018 | 18:27

Research for the study was published in The Astronomical Journal , as two papers. If there is life on K2-155d, it lives by very different natural cycles than Earth's. Hirano further commented on the finding that planets that orbit red dwarfs have a similar radius gap to planets orbiting solar-type stars, saying that his team's discovery was "unique", and that astronomers are now trying to figure out the reason behind the radius gap.

by | March 15, 2018 | 16:40

The handset runs on Android 8.0 Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core SoC. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's Consumer Business Group , had said in Barcelona last month that the company would globally launch its first 5G-ready smartphone in either the third or fourth quarter.

by | March 15, 2018 | 17:39

We've earlier seen the LG WK9 as a ThinQ Google Assistant Smart Display but there's also the basic LG ThinQ Assistant Smart Speaker . We weren't told of the prices when the two were shown off at the CES 2018 but they have now reached B&H.

by | March 15, 2018 | 17:21

Russian president Vladimir Putin , pictured in Crimea on March 14, vows his country will get to Mars in 2019. The Russian mission will include multiple journeys to the Red Planet, with the first launch scheduled for 2019. "Our specialists will try landing near the poles because there are reasons to expect water there". The race to the red planet is hotting up, with billionnaire entrepreneur Elon Musk telling the South by Southwest Conference on Sunday that his SpaceX Mars rocket may be ...

by | March 15, 2018 | 15:53

Nest has two products that will begin to ship today: the Hello video doorbell and the 'Nest x Yale Lock .' We knew that the Hello doorbell would begin to ship out today , though the completely keyless Nest x Yale Lock is a bit more of a surprise.

by | March 15, 2018 | 14:49

Researchers like Hirano have been relying largely on data from Kepler to find exoplanet candidates, but we'll soon enter a new era of planet discovery with the planned launch of NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) in April.

by | March 15, 2018 | 14:12

Mr Hammond added he will double financial support for small house builders to £220million. "We need an urgent review of the disproportionate rates many venues and studios face if we are to maintain our vibrant and diverse music scene". We are delighted that the government has acknowledged the PRN system and we now have to show that the system delivers and can deliver more. Its director Paul Johnson suggested the economic backdrop was less rosy than Mr Hammond was suggesting, with growth ...

by | March 15, 2018 | 14:50

Audi says its new EV will be a "highly dynamic" four-door GT, using "purely electric drive". The sketch also reveals that classic GT auto proportions have been adopted, despite the EV powertrain beneath, with a prodigiously long bonnet and the roofline descending to a squat, powerful tail.

by | March 15, 2018 | 13:12

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has risen 7.08% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.72% the S&P500. Valley National Advisers Inc increased Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) stake by 24.19% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

by | March 15, 2018 | 13:23

Google , in fact, clarifies that this isn't the exact technology powering Pixel 2's portrait mode , but the underlying technology principle can reproduce results similar to those of the Pixel 2. Image testing website DxOMark awarded Pixel 2 the spot for the best camera in a smartphone previous year. Google has built this tool with the help of something called as "convolutional neural network" or CNN backbone architecture, a machine learning method which according to a report by The ...

by | March 15, 2018 | 13:36

The galaxy in the further up part of the image accommodates very pronounced erroneous tails, elongated, expanded ribbons of gas, dust and stars. This presents astronomers with an unprecedented opportunity. Where the early galaxies are so distant, they are just red dots in Hubble deep-sky images. However, NGC 1277 is nearly completely devoid of blue globular clusters.

by | March 15, 2018 | 11:56

Sanchez is a big believer in the ability of Wilder. With talks and reports on a potential fight being negotiated between the duo, Parker's promoter David Higgins feels "AJ" is underestimating his fighter and should do so only at his own risk.

by | March 15, 2018 | 08:37

Cars affected include the 2014-17 Ford Fusion , built at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant between August 6, 2013 and February 29, 2016, and the 2014-18 Ford Fusion built at the Hermosillo Assembly Plant between July 25, 2013 and March 5, 2018.

by | March 15, 2018 | 07:01

She says the game content should be secondary to parents focusing on the group they are in and the chat involved in games such as a current favourite, Fortnite . Which pretty much implies that it might come alongside the Fortnite Update 3.3. We'll do our best to update this story with new information as it arrives.

by | March 15, 2018 | 07:24

In the report, the firm tracked average 4G download speeds among 20 of India's largest cities and rated Navi Mumbai as the fastest 4G city in India. Also, do make a note that OpenSignal calculated speeds for 20 of India's largest cities, but it's by no means a comprehensive list of every city in India.

by | March 15, 2018 | 07:54

Mozilla has announced the launch of an enterprise version of its open source Firefox Quantum browser, designed for easy deployment across the IT infrastructure of a business. "When you click a link in your browser to navigate to a new site, the new site you visit receives the exact address of the site you came from through the so-called "Referrer value", Mozilla explains .

by | March 15, 2018 | 07:13

It isn't much, but it's nearly ready for its public debut. Consumers can expect big changes on the small SUV. Subaru didn't explicitly disclose which crossover will get the PHEV treatment, but all signs point to the new Forester being the top candidate.