Sci-tech

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:04

One day after Kim Jong Un's dictatorship reported a successful test flight of its KN-17 missile, state-run news agency KCNA reported the "U.S. mainland and Pacific operations" were in range of North Korean weapons. Gulp. Experts are calling the latest missile test in North Korea successful at "a level of performance never before seen from a North Korean missile".

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:12

This story was first published on CNN.com, " Hackers steal Zomato data on 17 million users ". "The data was stolen this month and this year, May 2017", hacker told HackRead. Zomato's chief technology officer Gunjan Patidar said customers' financial information was stored separately from the stolen data and was not compromised by the hack.

by | May 18, 2017 | 14:13

You can download the Kotlin plugin today for Android Studio. Android Studio is now also able to debug apps that weren't built in it, making it useful to all Android developers, even those who don't want to use Android Studio. Kotlin will continue to target other platforms: the language is created to run as native code on iOS and Macs, and also compiles to JavaScript for web development.

by | May 18, 2017 | 14:06

Two men were arrested at the scene, and police intend to pursue charges against others involved as well, the Metropolitan Police Department say. She said a pro-Erdogan supporter attacked her. President Trump noticeably did not mention Turkey's widespread internal crackdown on human rights, which has led to the arrest of tens of thousands of journalists, academics, educators, and government and military officials.

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:49

Complaints about the service spiked on monitoring website Down Detector at 6pm, which was followed by a thread of frustrated commenters being unable to communicate via WhatsApp. Twitter is one of the leading social media sites which serves as a great platform to share information. Statement from the Down Detector. . Users had to face the problem while logging in, receiving and sending of messages.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:04

MediaTek is one of the world's largest fabless semiconductor companies, powering more than 1.5 billion consumer devices a year. Google is expected to give the crowd a look at new twists in its Android software for mobile devices. Google is announcing a lot of bells and whistles Wednesday - but a good chunk of them are already being done by rivals such as Amazon, Apple and Facebook.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:50

Google also unveiled Lens, which lets people point their camera at things to find out more information about them. To that end, Google today revealed Android Go, a modified configuration of Android that is specifically designed for these devices which feature 1GB or less of RAM and are often constrained to smaller amounts of mobile data due to its high cost.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:29

Android Go will highlight apps that do not require large amounts of memory, as well as allowing for offline YouTube downloads and data-free previews of YouTube content. This is all changing with the introduction of Google Assistant Shortcuts, though. In line with more AI, Google Photos too received a truck load of new features.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:30

The next version of Google's Android operating system wants to make using your phone easier, faster and more secure. Hands-free callingA phone call is still the easiest and quickest way to communicate with someone and now Google Home is baking in support for phone calls.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:42

What makes the case even more interesting is that generally when a whale dies, it sinks to the bottom of the sea. Three separate marine experts have since told the Huffington Post that the rotting creature was probably a baleen whale .

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:20

When Assistant gets integrated - as it will - into fridges and lamps and thermostats and toasters, it will be the same Assistant. Lens will come in updates to the Google Assistant and Google Photos and will tell you more about what's in front of your device's camera, giving you contextual information and actionable options depending on what you're looking at.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:37

T. rex lacked such dental gear, raising the question of how they managed to shatter resistant bones the size of small tree trunks. "T. rex could pretty much bite through whatever it wanted", says Erickson, according to Reuters, "as long as it was made of flesh and bone".

by | May 18, 2017 | 09:39

Ransomware is a term that we will be hearing more about, and 2017 will go down as the year with the highest number of attacks. Should they want to get their data back, users are asked to pay up large sums of money to get a decryption key. The WannaCry ransomware was halted by MalwareTech , the United Kingdom cyber security researcher. Avoid clicking on suspicious emails: Many ransomware attacks are initiated through an infected link in or attached to an email.

by | May 18, 2017 | 08:55

About 52,071 shares traded. Analysts expect that Ascena Retail Group will post $0.38 earnings per share for the current year. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Litespeed Management L.L.C. holds 17.13% of its portfolio in Imperva Inc for 968,915 shares. Laurion Cap Lp owns 188,500 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio.

by | May 18, 2017 | 08:34

The software tools to create the attack were revealed in April among a trove of NSA spy tools that were either leaked or stolen. " Until this weekend's attack, Microsoft declined to officially confirm this , as US Gov refused to confirm or deny this was their exploit", wrote NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in a tweet.

by | May 18, 2017 | 04:17

The Oculus Story Studio has created a series of VR short films, including "Lost ", "Henry ", and "Dear Angelica ". This makes " Dear Angelica ", the movie made within VR itself. Oculus is promising to continue providing resources and programs to VR content creators. In its unhappy ending, Story Studio couldn't even manage to be original.

by | May 18, 2017 | 04:24

For those who are not aware, the DxOMark rating is the rating a camera sensor on the smartphone receives after rigorous testing prior to the official launch. But it's also compatible with Amazon Alexa. HTC developed Edge Sense because it concluded squeezing was a "natural, intuitive" way of interacting with a phone.

by | May 18, 2017 | 02:08

There have been Futurama games before, but none that promise to throw you into the far-flung future of the year 3000 to work with your own great-great-great-great-great (etc.) nephew quite like this one. The action will take place both in New New York and in space. "In New New York, players will focus on rescuing characters, collecting special items and materials, expanding their characters' capabilities by leveling them up and crafting ability-defining character outfits, and tackling ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:31

Like Samsung's competing Gear VR, the Daydream is a basic headset that offers a basic step up in performance for mobile VR applications and videos. It will be interesting to see what Google is bringing to the table to invigorate its smart speaker a year later.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:40

Bhubaneswar railway station ranks 13th among cleanest stations in the country in the Swachh Rail Survey conducted by the Railway ministry through the Quality Council of India (QCI). A third party audit report on stations' cleanliness, covering 75 A1 category and 332 A category stations, shows Bihar in a poor light. "After ranking stations, we are all set to assess performance of 200 trains in the days to come".

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:05

Finally, Google announced HTC, maker of the famous HTC Vive, will be making a standalone DayDream headset as well as Lenovo, which helped Google with Project Tango. The company owns the Tiltbrush , Google Earth and Job Simulator apps. Other VR headsets, like the Oculus Rift, must be connected to a PC with cables in order to operate.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:27

Chuck Grassley and ranking Democratic member Sen. To view the full article, register now. The Senate Intelligence Committee also asked for the Comey memos, and asked Comey to come testify in both public and private hearings, after he'd declined their earlier request for him to testify only in private.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:15

The WannaCry attack wasn't a big-time nation state operation, though it's likely that it may have originated in Russian Federation. The WannaCry infection stood out from earlier attacks for the speed with which it spread, and the way that the code was used to lock down infected computers until their users paid a ransom.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:46

The Google trademark dispute dates to 2012 when a man named Chris Gillespie registered 763 domain names that combined "google" with other words and phrases, including googledonaldtrump.com. The search engine still retains its trademark even if the term "google" has become known for searching the Internet, the court said. If the relevant public primarily understands a mark as describing "who" a particular good or service is, or where it comes from, then the mark is still valid.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:59

Surprisingly, the trailer is not entirely about fart jokes, there's plenty of the rude and wonderful. UBISOFT have revealed that South Park: The Fractured But Whole will finally be released on October 17 . The Fractured But Whole is a different premise than the original game. South Park: The Fractured But Whole will reportedly also come bundled with a free copy of 2014's surprisingly good South Park: The Stick of Truth, and preorders come with some type of "bonus Towelie content" ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:41

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) has risen 11.71% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending. "Outperform View" rating was revealed by 4 and "Underperform Signal" rating was issued by 1. ATR value of company was 0.33. Hanseatic Management Services Inc. raised its stake in Boston Scientific by 7.8% in the third quarter. 60 funds opened positions while 161 raised stakes.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:04

This satellite will boost Inmarsat's existing GX network as it will supplement the existing three satellites already providing Ka-band broadband to maritime industries. The satellite, built by Boeing , was deployed approximately 32 minutes after launch when it came under the command of the Boeing and Inmarsat satellite operations teams based at the Boeing facility in El Segundo, California.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:18

The 64-gram satellite was the winning entry in a youth design contest. Entrants had to design a cube satellite with faces just four centimeters across. An 18-year-old from India built the world's lightest satellite - and NASA's going to send it to space. The satellite is primarily created to check the feasibility and the performance of the carbon fibers infused in the 3D printed material.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:44

The logo leads you to a page that shows a featured snippet for the query [ what is the Antikythera mechanism? ] where Wikipedia explains it is "an ancient Greek analog computer and orrery used to predict astronomical positions and eclipses for calendrical and astrological purposes".

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:10

The airplane departed Borinquen, Puerto Rico, at approximately 11 a.m., Monday, and also became overdue after failing to arrive in Titusville, Florida. While the Coast Guard is still searching for survivors, the finding of debris paints a grim picture. A small plane carrying four passengers has been declared missing somewhere near the Bermuda Triangle after the pilot lost contact with the ground control May 15.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:03

After a lot of waiting (and nine months after its release on Nexus devices), the Nougat update is finally headed to AT&T's One M9. It has been a while since this update was released for the unlocked variant in other parts of the world but users in the US have been made to wait.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:09

Announcing that it will be implementing changes with how trading cards are given, the company admitted that fake game developers have been manipulating Steam's greenlight system to make a ton of money off of fake trading cards. "The confidence metric is built from a variety of pieces of data, all aimed at separating legitimate games and players from fake games and bots". "As a result, the algorithm runs the risk of thinking that one of these games is actually a popular game that real players ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:24

However, he was clear that he thought the issue shouldn't affect the wider South Korea-Japan relationship, saying the two countries should deal with the "comfort women" dispute and "work independently in order to respond to the North Korean nuclear and missiles issues".

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:03

Victims haven't requested investigations but they want their systems to be restored, the official said . The United States likely avoided greater harm as the attack targeted older versions of Microsoft Corp's Windows operating system, and more US users have licensed, up-to-date, patched versions of the software, compared to other regions of the world.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:37

Apple's Mac computers were not targeted by this ransomware attack so are clear. He said it was too early to say who was behind the onslaught and what their motivation was, aside from the obvious demand for money. Normally, such patches are reserved for organizations willing to pay for extended support. Security officials in Britain urged organizations to protect themselves by updating their security software fixes, running anti-virus software and backing up data elsewhere.