Sci-tech

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:34

And it just so happens that the unique signature of WASP-96b contains the complete fingerprint for sodium, a chemical element that produces a tent-shaped spectra and can only be seen in atmospheres without clouds. "Until now, sodium was revealed either as a very narrow peak or found to be completely missing", Nikolov said. "It is hard to predict which of these hot atmospheres will have thick clouds", said Jonathan J.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:42

Blizzard has other ways players can participate even in as simple a way as watching a Pink Mercy charity stream and unlocking icons and sprays. The Pink Mercy skin will be available as of today in the Blizzard shop and via in-game purchase too with 100% of all proceeds being donated to the BCRF.

by | May 08, 2018 | 19:38

Unfortunately, the latest data compiled by industry tracker Strategy Analytics showed that the tech giant now only has 1.3 percent. The last flagship, the Galaxy S8 , is possibly the last flagship from 2017 to get Android Oreo and this simply shows where Samsung is weak at.

by | May 08, 2018 | 18:08

The man who has led calls internally for Hezbollah to lay down its arms is Hariri, whose Sunni-dominated Future Movement lost a third of its seats. Ghaddar - a former managing editor of the independent news outlet NOW Lebanon , as well as a correspondent for leading newspapers including An-Nahar and Al-Hayat - presented a bleak portrait of Lebanon's immediate future following the dramatic gains by Hezbollah-allied candidates in the 128-seat parliament.

by | May 08, 2018 | 19:23

A year ago the company began a public preview of the Cortana Skills Kit - mirroring Amazon's Alexa Skills Kit - where developers could build extensions for the assistant. Vimocafe reports that Alexa has been tasked with personal requests, whilst a quick " Alexa , open Cortana " brings the business-heavy Cortana to life.

by | May 08, 2018 | 19:09

Developer Jane Manchun Wong spotted the code and shared what she found on Twitter saying, "Twitter is workin on End-to-End Encrypted Secret DM!" Seemingly inspired by an exchange between Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2016.

by | May 08, 2018 | 17:38

At those extreme temperatures, the propellant would need to be loaded just before takeoff - while astronauts are aboard. A congressional hearing in January saw Hans Koenigsmann, vice president of build and flight reliability at SpaceX, explain the fueling procedures and emphasize that the "load-and-go" method is actually safer.

by | May 08, 2018 | 13:55

It is down 0.00% since May 7, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. In total 17 analysts cover Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI ). UBS maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc . ATVI opened at $69.84 on Friday. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $75.41.

by | May 08, 2018 | 07:40

Hopefully they'll also come to the rest of the game and bring more sweet moves with them, but that's just about all we know about them for the moment, as announced via interview with technical director John Dean. Even outside of the high-level games, these bots will defer to real players' judgement when making decisions. When Are These Bots Going to be Playable? You can play with them and have them do just about anything a human can in-game, but there's no confirmation just yet if you can ...

by | May 08, 2018 | 07:52

The fact that the observations of recent years show that all large planetary nebulae are approximately the same size and luminosity, despite the fact that they are often in different galaxies or star clusters, where there are mostly big stars or luminaries dwarfs.

by | May 08, 2018 | 05:54

Subscribers in the USA will have three options to choose from: Month-by-month for $3.99, three months for $7.99, or a full year for $19.99. One of the best features of the online service is that you can finally back up your save data via the cloud.

by | May 08, 2018 | 06:04

In the area of tooling for modern development, the company announced Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS ), designed to simplify how developers create and run container-based solutions. To address that, Microsoft announced that Cortana will finally work with Alexa and vice versa. Any consumer-centric announcements are just icing on the cake, but perhaps Microsoft will throw us a bone and provide some Xbox or PC gaming news ahead of E3 2018 next month.

by | May 08, 2018 | 06:11

Not only is Microsoft putting the ghost of Kinect to work in its newest AI and AR systems, but it's planning to test the limits of its machine learning initiative within the gaming realm. "The significance of Brainwave is it's simple to do that - Microsoft does it for you". Right now, Jabil's scanners are very conservative when they flag possible issues, which then get examined by workers - 40 percent of the time there's nothing actually wrong.

by | May 08, 2018 | 03:44

The Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote and Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote are on sale if you need to add some smarts to your TV. Is she watching a lot of TV, Amazon's Fire TV stick is the way to go. Amazon Fire 7 and 8 come in four color versions (Black, Canary Yellow, Marine Blue, and Punch Red), while the Fire 10 is available in three color variations ( Black, Marine Blue, and Punch Red).

by | May 08, 2018 | 03:56

It's been met with one side accusing Nintendo of "SJW bulls***t" for even entertaining the idea, whilst others just really want to play a Zelda game through the princess' point of view. Furthermore, it looks like this level designer job is likely for the Switch and not for mobile devices. You might think a playable Zelda mod would be straightforward, but modders are going above and beyond.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:57

KitGuru Says: While this undoubtedly adds an extra layer of protection against wanted criminals, there will always be privacy concerns surrounding the technology, with many wondering what it will be used for beyond catching felons. "Poor quality images" from Interpol and UEFA and the novelty of the technology was blamed by the police unit. Police face recognition skeptics will mainly site its unreliability as a main factor for their distrust.

by | May 08, 2018 | 02:37

The code has been discovered inside the Android app and it suggests that the Music stories feature will enable users to not only search for but add a song to their posts. Recall, Facebook as of March of this year had inked licensing deals with all of the major record labels, including Warner, Universal , and Sony .

by | May 08, 2018 | 02:47

Microsoft even managed to squeeze in a joke when it asked Alexa , what did it think about Cortana . Megan Saunders, a Microsoft general manager, was joined by Amazon Alexa Senior Vice President Tom Taylor. The answer should be (or will be soon): "I like Cortana ". Then she called up Cortana by saying, " Alexa , open Cortana " and had Microsoft's digital assistant run through her calendar and send an email.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:40

Farrow previously revealed the firm's role in spying on women who had accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. Following the recent reports about Trump aides who hired a private Israeli intelligence agency to "get dirt" on Obama administration officials involved in the nuclear deal talks with Iran , The New Yorker reported this morning that Black Cube was the Israeli firm.

by | May 07, 2018 | 19:46

If you've not seen the newest addition to Windows 10, it's basically a way to gather together your projects and workflow, no matter which app you used and which device you used it on. With this update, Microsoft is also giving enterprises more reasons to install the Launcher. For iOS, it'll be baked into Edge. Redmond is bringing cross-device app launching for Timeline to Microsoft Launcher, so you'll be able to pick up from where you left off across your devices.

by | May 07, 2018 | 20:25

The twin mini-satellites, endearingly dubbed "Wall-E" and "Eva" , have embarked on a trailblazing mission as the first-ever CubeSats to step outside Earth's orbit and venture into deep space. The signals indicated that the twin spacecraft had retained enough charge in their batteries to deploy their own solar arrays, stabilize themselves, pivot toward the Sun, and turn on their radios.

by | May 07, 2018 | 18:46

It turns out this could still be named simply the Nokia X , at least according to one of the largest non-government retailers in China. HMD Global , the home of Nokia phones, has launched the Nokia 7 Plus , new Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 Sirocco UAE.

by | May 07, 2018 | 18:05

The Starliner capsule is intended, the same as the Dragon, to ease astronauts' accessibility to the International Space Station and beyond. The spacecraft is packed with over 4,000 lbs. As the number of livable articles put by the man in space will expand, Boeing intends to make the capsule accessible to "a variety of passengers, including worldwide and corporate astronauts, scientists, researchers, educators and even tourists".

by | May 07, 2018 | 18:33

In the future, Fitbit hopes to use all this menstrual data to offer insights about how sleep and exercise impact your period and vice versa. Fitbit's analyses this data to predict where you are in your menstrual cycle and when the next one is coming.

by | May 07, 2018 | 18:40

Even the keynote from Windows leader Joe Belfiore scheduled for Tuesday morning is titled "Microsoft 365 Application Development", underscoring Microsoft's commitment to spotlight its subscription cloud offerings. Previous year at Build Microsoft announced the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, new mixed reality headsets and controllers, and "Project Emma", a wearable for Parkinson's disease sufferers.

by | May 07, 2018 | 15:49

This is its highest closing since February 1, 2018, when it had finished at 35,906.66. The top Nifty gainers included GAIl India which was up 3 percent followed by M&M and Axis Bank which added 2 percent each. In the broader market, the BSE Midcap was higher by 0.40%, while the BSE Smallcap was up 0.61%. Ruchi Soya rallied 7.09 per cent as the race to acquire the debt-laden firm heats up.

by | May 07, 2018 | 13:17

The document tells the service providers to tell customers to disconnect any Bluetooth headsets or other audio accessories paired with the iPhone to see if that "alleviates the problem". Customers having issues with face ID can book an appointment with an Apple authorized service provider or Apple store via Apple support page.

by | May 07, 2018 | 12:15

So, we all know that there is back circle on Whatsapp that has been circulating in different WhatsApp group and personal messages and you must be wondering what is it. The invisible symbols are responsible for the crash of the app or the phone . On clicking the black dot crashes the WhatsApp app. Reportedly, these WhatsApp messages are nothing but prank and there seem to be nothing malicious about them.

by | May 07, 2018 | 08:28

Everyone was on the same page". For the Penguins, the last time they faced a 3-2 series deficit was almost two years in an Eastern Conference final against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The clearest reason the Capitals stand one victory from advancement, rather than one loss from ruin, is the soft-spoken, bearded goalie who started these playoffs on the bench.

by | May 06, 2018 | 21:24

Such was the case for 11 year-old Ryleigh Taylor in East Tennessee, who came across a fossilized and completely intact trilobite while walking along the shore of Douglas Lake. As for Sumrall, he believes that Ryleigh's fortunate uncovering could end up having a major impact on the girl's future. Ryleigh does not intend on maintaining the fossil.

by | May 06, 2018 | 18:47

In all, researchers exposed five young crocodiles to visual and auditory stimuli, including playing Bach's Brandenberg Concerto No. 4. Pictured, a Nile crocodile at the park "La planete des crocodiles" in Civaux, near the French western city of Poitiers.

by | May 06, 2018 | 18:06

The stock has a market cap of $130,342.33, a P/E ratio of 10.43, a P/E/G ratio of 2.07 and a beta of 0.92. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $11.13. Robert W. Baird downgraded DaVita Inc. (NYSE:D) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, March 16. As per Monday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank.

by | May 06, 2018 | 15:34

According to a report by The Bell , Samsung's is developing its next S series flagship under the codename "Beyond". Samsung is known to have such codenames for flagships with a logical reason behind it. It's a fair bet that the Galaxy S10 will feature a new iteration of Qualcomm's Snapdragon chip, most likely the Snapdragon 855. Yes, Samsung's upcoming premium phone has started hitting the rumor mill.

by | May 06, 2018 | 10:04

Among these gases, carbon dioxide is the most rampant due to the continuous burning of fossil fuels. As explained by CNN , greenhouse gases are those that are capable of trapping radiation from the sun in Earth's atmosphere, keeping it warm in a similar fashion to a blanket.

by | May 06, 2018 | 00:28

In a post on the V2 forum , Hofmann wrote that he's "made the very hard decision of postponing the V2 project for an indefinite amount of time". The plan was to launch in 2018 with an app that let you record or upload 2 to 6 second looping videos and much stronger anti-harassment safety features.