Science

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:17

Twitter is overhauling the way it gives out blue verified badges, and on Wednesday removed them from accounts belonging to at least two prominent white nationalists. "We will continue to review and take action as we work towards a new programme we are proud of". It removed the verification badges from Kessler and Spencer, and suspended the account of known alt-right troll account Baked Alaska.

by | November 18, 2017 | 02:11

At $329, HomePod was poised to be one of the pricier smart speakers on the market, but it touts superior sound quality. Apple now says it needs more time to flawless the speaker's technology. Besides the Amazon Echo, other smart speakers include the Google Home series, the Microsoft Invoke, and upcoming models expected from Samsung (using Bixby) and Sony.

by | November 17, 2017 | 02:09

Keeping that in mind, if you're looking to the OnePlus 5T as an upgrade that will serve you with a new version of Android software, that won't really be the case until the end of next month, and that's if the software is actually pushed out on time.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:28

The new planet was discovered by an global team of astronomers using the European Southern Observatory's (ESO ) High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS ) at the La Silla Observatory in the high desert of Chile. Bonfils said Ross 128 appears to be at least 5 billion years old - older than our solar system - and perhaps as old as 10 billion years. That's why they're sticking to calling the planet "temperate" for now, until they can determine whether it's actually within a ...

by | November 15, 2017 | 02:03

In a blog post , he wrote: "Something that wouldn't have been obvious without looking at the data is that the uptake of new versions seems to be slowing down - we can see this by looking at the last few contour lines at the top right of the graph, corresponding to the most recent Android releases ".

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:54

In the following demonstration video, they also showed the unlocking of an iPhone X for both the mask and the person. Vietnamese security firm Bkav claims to have broken Face ID (although it's yet to be confirmed by other security firms) with a simple mask.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:53

Yesterday, November 12, in the US private Corporation Sierra Nevada told the public about the successful completion of the tests reusable spaceship Dream Chaser. They're created to be used 15 or more times and have autonomous launch, flight and landing capabilities, according to Sierra Nevada Corp . It's also designed with a "lifting body" meaning it can land nearly anywhere.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:39

Another tactic Broadcom could use is to nominate directors for Qualcomm's board ahead of the company's annual general meeting in 2018. QCOM shares traded as high as $80 just a few years ago, so it makes sense that the company wouldn't be ecstatic with a $70 takeover offer.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:35

Luckily, one YouTuber added his own flair to the announcement by adding a metal version of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle theme on top of the impressive introduction. Players who have purchased the Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition , the Injustice 2 Ultimate Pack , or the Injustice 2 Fighter Pack 3 will have early access to each of the three new fighters before they are available a la carte.

by | November 11, 2017 | 02:00

The series does not have a title or any finished scripts yet, but Apple has already placed a two-season straight-to-series order that will encompass 20 episodes after a bidding war between multiple outlets, per The Hollywood Reporter . The show will be Aniston's first regular series role since " Friends " ended in 2004, and Witherspoon's first ever in an ongoing show. Aniston executive produces through her Echo Films banner; Witherspoon through her Hello Sunshine production company, and ...

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:54

The Nintendo Switch receives the full Hulu app, with owners of the hybrid console able to access both its $7.99 service and its $39.99 Hulu with Live TV plan. Nintendo's Switch console can finally stream TV shows and movies, and it works like a charm. For more on the Nintendo Switch , keep it locked on Mammoth Gamers.

by | November 10, 2017 | 01:54

Also, if you haven't been able to get Siri's attention of late by saying "Hey, Siri", well, Apple fixed that too in this update . Apple's security patch notes for iOS 11 .1.1 specify that it includes the security fixes also included in iOS 11 .1.

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:50

If an image passes a human evaluation, Facebook will then create a " hash " of the image, which is like a unique fingerprint for the file , as Motherboard reported. But the real question is - who is ready to share their nudes with Facebook? If it succeeds, hopefully expect it rollout throughout the rest of the world if Facebook keeps getting government support.

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:42

These sheep have learned to select the portrait of former president out of a set of pictures. Researchers trained eight sheep to identify celebrity faces from photographs. "And there is no reason to think that they would recognize other animals but not humans ". For the study, researchers trained the sheep to recognize faces of Emma Watson, Barack Obama, Fiona Bruce and Jake Gyllenhaal.

by | November 08, 2017 | 09:43

Social media giant Twitter has officially expanded its character count limit to 280 from 140 today. However, Chinese, Japanese and Korean characters were not given expanded character limits because it is easier to say something in a succinct space, Twitter said.

by | November 08, 2017 | 09:36

But under its striking hood, the Terzo Millennio doesn't sport a roaring V10 or V12 engine that have been the signature dishes of Lamborghini cars since their inception, rather it uses all-electric, all-wheel drive instead. In addition to its highly anticipated Urus SUV, Lamborghini is now developing an electric sports auto in a joint venture with two Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT ) laboratories.

by | November 08, 2017 | 02:03

This anonymized data is taken from people who agree to be tracked via the Google Location History feature that the company uses to target people with better recommendations based on places they have visited. For now, Google is only talking about getting tables at restaurants, but a support page suggests that other business types, such as grocery stores, will be included in the future.

by | November 07, 2017 | 02:07

But new revelations surfaced and OnePlus officially started teasing (another one )about it on social media hinting towards the OnePlus 5T , confirming the rumours. OnePlus on Monday confirmed that the wait to find out what's in store won't be much longer at all. On the front, a 20-megapixel selfie snapper is listed, which is an upgrade compared to its predecessor.

by | November 06, 2017 | 02:11

Reports also say as many as 30 were wounded. The official said the gunman fled in a vehicle after the attack and was killed, either by a self-inflicted wound or during a confrontation with police. University Health System in San Antonio it was caring for 10 patients, at least four of them children. President Trump tweeted from Japan: "May God be w/ the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas".

by | November 02, 2017 | 01:10

A member of the House intelligence committee is challenging Facebook on its diversity. But what is immediately evident to any regular Facebook user is that outside of some very, very misused colloquialisms and a few freaky cultural interpretations, the extent to which the Russian infiltrators were able to successfully manipulate social tensions is staggering.

by | November 01, 2017 | 01:01

This news follows the revelation last week of the Surface Pro LTE arriving in retail stores later for a spring 2018 release surfaced. The new Surface Pro with LTE Advanced offers an always-on connection capable of download speeds of up to 450 Mbps, according to the company.