Sci-tech

by | April 04, 2018 | 18:15

Houston news station KHOU reports that Devyn Holmes , 26, suffered a gunshot wound to the head after a gun discharged while he was in the driver's seat of a parked auto with two of his friends early Easter Sunday morning. The live streamed video shows what happened inside the auto - a group of friends laughing, seemingly having a good time. Damper has since been arrested by the Houston Police Department after she allegedly tried to clean her hands of evidence from the gun.

by | April 04, 2018 | 14:20

Special Operations 1 will be granting teammate customization , allowing for players to customize team outfits with gear that has been unlocked for their own character. Moreover, Ubisoft has today announced Ghost Recon: Wildlands' Year 2 pass, which will offer seven-day early access to all six new Year 2 Ghost War classes alongside eight Battle Crates (4 Special Ops and 4 Ghost War crates).

by | April 04, 2018 | 13:32

Around the back of the phones we actually prefer the textured, two-tone finish of the Pixel 2, particularly if you opt for the blue or white edition. If you own the Galaxy S6 or the Galaxy S6 edge, you might want to consider an upgrade and buy a new smartphone , either Samsung or from a different brand, if you are a stickler for software updates.

by | April 04, 2018 | 10:15

While Van der Zwaan's lawyers hoped to settle the case with a fine and an immediate expulsion from the US, District Judge Amy Burman deemed the incarceration more fitting so as to deter others from lying in investigations of such importance.

by | April 04, 2018 | 10:02

A tweet by the president about Amazon - a company he also criticised while on the campaign trail - renewed concerns that the online giant could face scrutiny by antitrust regulators. The postal service's contract with Amazon must be approved by regulators and must generate a profit for the service. Since 2007, it has accrued more than $63 billion in cumulative net losses .

by | April 04, 2018 | 04:51

Unlike the newly released iOS 11 .3, Apple's next mobile update is much more incremental in nature. Since we know that AirPlay 2 was ready enough to be initially included in the iOS 11.3 update, it's no surprise that Apple has included AirPlay 2 as the big new feature in iOS 11.4.

by | April 04, 2018 | 04:06

These observations have held up for years, but the last one may come crashing down thanks to new research by the Royal Astronomical Society : according to their findings, the Milky Way is still expanding at a rate of about 500 meters per second, or one light year every 600,000 years.

by | April 04, 2018 | 02:18

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works and NASA have partnered for more than a decade to enable the next generation of commercial supersonic aircraft. "This piloted X-Plane would be built specifically to fly technologies that reduce the loudness of a sonic boom to that of a gentle thump".

by | April 04, 2018 | 00:17

A key factor driving the retreat of Antarctic grounding lines is the incursion of warm, deep ocean water which melts glaciers at their bases and causes the grounding line to retreat. The situation is the worst in West Antarctica, something that has been widely known and that the new research confirms. The major glaciers of Antarctica, and the speed with which their grounding line is retreating.

by | April 03, 2018 | 22:06

However, it has now been extended until October 2018. Based on Airtel's website all plans from Rs 1099 and above come with 1000GB data. This means that if a user gets 60GB data per month as per his plan, then the additional 500GB data under the BigByte offer will be activated only once his monthly limit (of 60GB) is reached.

by | April 03, 2018 | 18:38

Marsbees could be equipped with sensors to gather data as they operate in the Mars atmosphere, as well as wireless technology to transmit information back to a companion rover. Jason Derleth, NIAC program executive, says: "The 2018 Phase I competition was especially fierce, with over 230 proposals and only 25 winners". Entrepreneurs, inventors and researchers can submit a five-page concept paper on transformative energy technologies through the NASA iTech website until April 29, DOE said ...

by | April 03, 2018 | 16:16

The game, which sees players venturing into a mythological land in search of a fabled treasure, is billed as being a mix of "lash-and-slash" and conventional adventure gameplay. The rhythmic interplay between these tools gives the experience a fluid feeling as melee bleeds into movement. Players cannot only use the whip to stun or disarm their enemies, but to grapple and swing through the city.

by | April 03, 2018 | 16:44

Most of the prints were made by the "older cousins" of Tyrannosaurus rex , called theropods - which stood up to two metres tall - and by similarly sized long-necked sauropods. rex nearly 100 million years later. "This is just a snapshot of what looks to be a day in the life of some 170 million year old dinosaurs". Because of the scarcity of evidence on the Middle Jurassic period , the findings have been described as " globally important ".

by | April 03, 2018 | 14:27

The timing is in step with Shadow of War's Desolation of Mordor expansion, also due next month. As a result of the more negative reaction garnered by the system's tie-ins to microtransactions, Monolith stated that the company will be removing the ability to buy in-game Gold on May 8th, 2018 (but Gold earned can still be used towards Chests), while on July 17th, another update will permanently remove Gold, War Chests, and the game's Market altogether.

by | April 03, 2018 | 13:28

Mary's Church in Cambridge, England. As the world-renowned scientist's funeral took place on the other side of Cambridge, those in need were treated to an Easter lunch thanks to the physicist. Eulogies were delivered by his son Robert Hawking , as well as former student Prof Dowker, who said, "He inspired people with the excitement and importance of pure scientific inquiry and was admired and revered for his devotion, as a scholar, to the pursuit of knowledge".

by | April 03, 2018 | 06:15

With that said, the developer has since provided similar thrills for Pokemon Go players without any need to be in a specific location; various in-game events have been implemented over the following months that offered players across the globe a chance to catch rare and powerful new creatures, some of which rely on region-based teamwork, as was main supposed to be the main event within Pokemon Go Fest.

by | April 03, 2018 | 05:05

Earlier estimates put the date as late as April 4. Below are some questions and answers about the station, its re-entry and the past and future of China's ambitious space program. Scientists have emphasized the danger of being hit by falling debris is tiny, as low as one in 1 trillion , as the structure is likely to burn up in the atmosphere during reentry.

by | April 03, 2018 | 04:29

The recall includes packaging across the board, from six-packs to 24-packs and "Best of Belgium" multi-packs. The flaw "may cause a small piece of glass to break off and possibly fall into the beer". The best-before date range in the US is slightly different, ranging from February 13, 2018 - February 2, 2019 - otherwise, the production codes to watch for remain the same.

by | April 03, 2018 | 04:14

The Tiangong-1, which translates to Heavenly Palace , has been tumbling out of control in low-Earth orbit for over a year after an unspecified fault crippled it in 2016. In a statement by the China Manned Space Engineering Office, they confirmed that the 8.5-ton space station came down in the central region of the South Pacific.

by | April 03, 2018 | 03:46

Based on its current trajectory, scientists have said the space station could land anywhere from Australia to the United States with the southern part of Michigan's Lower Peninsula included in the strip of the USA - from northern California to Pennsylvania - where it might crash down, the report said.

by | April 03, 2018 | 03:05

Its re-entry into the atmosphere, therefore, will not be controlled and according to the latest calculations, it could occur between the latitudes of 43 degrees north and 43 degrees south, which includes a large part of the planet. The chances of anyone person on Earth being hit by debris is considered less than one in a trillion. Ren Guoqiang, China's defense ministry spokesman, told reporters Thursday that Beijing has been briefing the United Nations and the worldwide community about ...

by | April 03, 2018 | 01:02

Most of it should burn up on re-entry, so scientists say it poses only a slight risk to people on the ground. A model of the Tiangong-1 space lab module (L), the Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft (R) and three Chinese astronauts is displayed during a news conference at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in Gansu province, China.

by | April 03, 2018 | 00:26

A Presidency official who spoke on the condition of anonymity disclosed this to State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday. PDP has alleged that the ruling party financed President Muhammadu Buhari's 2015 campaign with looted funds. He said an investigation should help to determine if there was a linkage between the various killings and maimings that had characterised previous elections since 2007 and the misinformation activities of the Cambridge Analytica (CA) data flows.

by | April 03, 2018 | 01:00

Centre Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Nvidia Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $135.66B market cap company. Alyeska Inv Gp LP holds 415,500 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Doheny Asset Mngmt Ca invested 1.01% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. Among 44 analysts covering Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ), 25 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 16 Hold.

by | April 03, 2018 | 00:34

New users who get Jio and Prime membership on or after April 1, 2018 will have to pat Rs 99 though, as mentioned earlier. Accordingly, Jio's ARPU fall in the first quarter of FY19, he said, is likely to be sharp, as "this revenue will go off the April 1, 2018, following the free extension for existing Prime members".

by | April 03, 2018 | 00:21

As usual, the cargo vessel will carry a combination of supplies, equipment and science experiments to the space station. Continuing research on growing food in space, as the Veggie Passive Orbital Nutrient Delivery System experiment tests a new way to deliver nutrients to plants.

by | April 02, 2018 | 23:32

The phenomenon magnifies galaxies by up to 50 times, but this time the NASA Hubble Space Telescope caught the star magnified more than 2,000 times. Analysis of the light emitted by the star revealed it to be a blue supergiant, a rare type of star that is larger than the Sun and far more luminous - a well known example is the star known as Rigel in the constellation of Orion.

by | April 03, 2018 | 00:03

Ubs Global Asset Management Americas Inc who had been investing in Advanced Micro Devices Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.74 billion market cap company. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q4 2017. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Comm Limited reported 60,062 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 135 raised stakes.

by | April 02, 2018 | 22:46

Now, it looks like Valve is ready to throw in the towel. Valve has severely (and silently) trimmed back the presence of Steam Machines on its digital platform, removing the tech's category from Steam's hardware listing and replacing the dedicated hardware page with a general search for the term.

by | April 02, 2018 | 19:24

Not only this. On the last update, WhatsApp has also announced about its other updated features. Users on WhatsApp, the end-to-end encrypted messaging platform, can already see when their contacts are available to chat and when they've read read texts - Chatwatch just uses this data to create predicted activity patterns.

by | April 02, 2018 | 18:05

At the same time, Cloudflare claims 1.1.1.1 to be faster over Cisco OpenDNS , Google Public DNS and even average ISP . DNS also played an important role in helping Turkish citizens avoid a Twitter ban . If you are using the DNS server provided by your ISP, you should definitely to move to either Google DNS or Cloudflare DNS. DNS censorship is quite common as it is easy to implement.

by | April 02, 2018 | 17:45

Rumours suggest LG will unveil the G7 in April or May time but expect to hear plenty more leaked out before then. These CAD renders show-off the G7 from multiple angles. Along with the 3.5 mm jack is a USB Type-C port and a speaker. Around the back, the dual camera will have 16MP + 16MP dual camera with an f/1.5 aperture to match the Galaxy S9 (its not clear if it will be variable, however).

by | April 02, 2018 | 19:19

The Google Pixel XL and Pixel 2 XL which costs around 40,000 and 72,000 respectively. Alongside the Home products, Google is also expected to launch the premium Pixelbook laptop, several home surveillance products and Google Wi-Fi system as well over the next one year.

by | April 02, 2018 | 18:58

But back in 2016 word began to circulate that Chinese mission command had lost contact and control of the empty space station. The US military confirmed that the Chinese space station had entered the Earth's atmosphere over the Pacific.

by | April 02, 2018 | 17:22

Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI now owns 1,605 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $154,000 after buying an additional 750 shares during the last quarter. CVS's profit will be $1.42B for 11.11 P/E if the $1.40 EPS becomes a reality. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.08, from 0.97 in 2017Q3.