Science

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:49

However, they have generally said that HomePod's reliance on half-baked software - including Siri - has major issues, most notably a lack of Siri functionality compared with other digital assistants, as well as weak integration with iOS devices, various iCloud-stored content, and third-party apps.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:24

As per security researchers, parts of this code exist in iOS 11 , and it could help hackers to find flaws in iOS 11. The leak could have implications for iOS security: it is responsible for launching a trusted boot of iOS. "It's a huge deal ". Strafach echoed Apple's sentiment that the security of iOS devices doesn't depend on obscurity. He continued on to suggest that the code appeared to be real iPhone source code because it aligned with the code he had reverse engineered ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:42

Samsung has attempted to make sure only authorised applications can control the TV, but a flawed mechanism makes it possible for hackers to take over, the report says. However, the process by which people agree is often murky, Consumer Reports says, and it often leads to less functionality. You can turn that feature off, though it will affect some of your TV's functions.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:57

Then, several years ago, amber fossil dealers independently approached two paleobiologists at the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology in China with what looked like 5-millimeter-long Uraraneida encased in amber. yingi isn't a spider, but it's also not far off. Arachnids have a twisted history, and paleontologists know that some of the closest ancient relatives to spiders didn't survive through to the modern day.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:51

The club held a minute's silence for the "Flowers of Manchester " before Saturday's 2-0 win against Huddersfield Town at Old Trafford, and a commemorative service is being held at the stadium on Tuesday. "I'm sure the whole public in Manchester felt that way, and Matt Busby carried great resonance for the people in Scotland, so it was keenly felt up there, too", Feguson told the Daily Star.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:51

We're closing in on the launch of the next PlayStation 4 system software update. One of the key features included is Play Time Management which allows users to set limits on when and for how long an individual child can play for. Though making the purchase screens more navigatable is an obvious benefit, even better for most is the ability to remove apps altogether. The Library also includes a PS Plus tab , which shows your available games.

by | February 03, 2018 | 09:50

The North Coast Journal reported the story after initially posting a list of 35 people who at the time were listed as missing in Humboldt County , which is in Northern California . The most pressing question: How did Martinez's name end up on the California Attorney General's website as a missing person, when she was clearly alive and well and active on social media during the time period she was supposedly missing? She has now been taken off of the missing persons database but ...

by | February 02, 2018 | 00:37

The revenue growth was led by the Productivity and Business Processes division, with double-digit growth in sales of both Office and Dynamics software. While Azure's growth is (partially) there to see, Microsoft has over recent months placed a greater emphasis again on on-premise infrastructure, with the launch of Azure Stack.

by | February 02, 2018 | 00:11

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)'s value Change from Open was at -1.04% with a Gap of -0.29%. Finally, Wealthfront Inc. grew its position in shares of Paypal by 19.2% during the 2nd quarter. PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL ) recently closed with rise of 3.87% to its 20-Day Simple Moving Average. The company was maintained on Monday, August 10 by Scotia Capital.

by | February 01, 2018 | 01:02

Scientists studied a 14-year-old killer whale named Wilkie who had previously been trained in another study to copy actions of other orcas . In each trial, the killer whale was given a "do that" hand signal by a researcher, but offered no food reward.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:53

And national regulators will be able to issue fines if companies collect personal data without consent or misuse personal data. These new measures are Facebook's response to feedback from policymakers, users, as well as data security experts.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:51

Monster Hunter World is getting some pretty snazzy Street Fighter costumes. Meanwhile three armor sets created from fallen " Monster Hunter: World " beasts are coming to " Street Fighter V " as costumes. The smaller monsters such as the Aptonoth and Hornetaur are fairly straightforward to catch and they can be useful to capture in order to complete certain quests or obtain particular items.

by | January 29, 2018 | 11:10

Typically, a supermoon will appear about 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than an average full moon. To see the phenomenon, you need to be on the night side of the Earth; this eclipse will be visible mostly in Asia, Australia, the Pacific and North America.

by | January 27, 2018 | 20:27

A lunar eclipse is when the earth passes between the sun and moon. Total lunar eclipses by themselves are not that rare, usually happening a few times a year. There's nothing to worry about if you find yourself enthralled and staring up into the sky for a very long time. The name is given to the second full moon in a calendar month.

by | January 27, 2018 | 20:28

The official White House budget proposal will be released February 12, and subsequent congressional hearings on the budget should provide a clearer picture of the International Space Station's future. It could be construed by the global space community as the United States not being interested in the programme any more. With the proposed de-funding of the ISS, Mr Trump's "America First" foreign policy doctrine may have been extended to outer space.

by | January 27, 2018 | 20:26

Every now and then she'd note a scrap of plastic as she swam through. Based on how much plastic the researchers found while diving, they estimate that over 11 billion plastic items could be entangled in coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region, home to over half the world's coral reefs.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:30

The software giant has unveiled a number of education-focused laptops at the Bett education show in London. According to the analyst firm Futuresource, Google's low-priced Chromebooks captured 59.8% of the laptop market for K-12 education, compared to 22.3% of the Microsoft Windows devices in the third-quarter of 2017.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:33

Rocket Lab's first launch When the small company decided on building a launch facility in New Zealand past year, politicians had to draw up new space laws and regulations and set up a small space agency, another historic move for a country that had never had a space program.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:28

The test, dubbed CancerSEEK , was developed by Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. "If we are going to make progress in early cancer detection, we have to begin looking at it in a more realistic way, recognizing that no test will detect all cancers", adds Prof.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:48

Google plans to commission the three subsea cables in 2019, the internet giant said in a blog post. Google isn't the only company making this kind of investment in infrastructure. "Subsea cables increase capacity and latency to these regions". Google is partnering to build this one with RTI-C and NEC to improve its coverage in the Pacific region.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:30

Unlike a Range Rover and its bevy of off-road driving modes, the G-Wagen's G-Mode traction control setting is all drivers have to work with. Like the 2018 A-Class and other more common Merc models, the new G-Class has a TFT digital dashboard and infotainment display behind one pane of glass and contained in one unit, giving in a very futuristic look .

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:41

In a statement, he said , "This evening I am leaving on an historic visit to India". During his six-day stay the two countries are expected to sign agreements on cybersecurity, energy and space cooperation and film production, India's External Affairs Ministry said.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:58

Blizzard has divided Overwatch League teams into the Pacific Division and the Atlantic Division. The American video game publisher - maker of the massively successful competitive first-person shooter Overwatch , which had a player base of more than 35 million players as of last October - has made a decision to double down on the game's popularity by running a season-based competition similar to what one might find in traditional sports.

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:07

Now there are one and six hour options, but Microsoft chose to add, two, three, four, and five hour options after reviewing feedback from users. The update is rolling out today for folks who are in the Alpha ring of the Xbox Insider program, and there are further experimental updates coming as well.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:01

Rs 398 plan: There is now 1.5GB daily data for 70 days on this plan. The validity of this plan will be 84 days . These are the price points of the 1GB data per day plan, meaning consumers are essentially getting 50 percent more data at roughly the same price.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:53

On the camera side, the device will sport a single 16 MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. We can extend the storage further up to 128GB using the microSD card. The smartphone supports fast charging with a battery of 3000mAh. Today HMD officially took the wraps off its second generation Nokia 6 smartphone.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:46

It wouldn't be surprising to anticipate that, in the future, consumers might be use Google Pay to purchase tickets ofter watching a movie trailer on YouTube. Google says "over the coming weeks, you'll see Google Pay online, in store, and across Google products, as well as when you're paying friends". You might remember previous payment solutions Google has offered through the years such as Android Pay and Google Wallet.

by | January 08, 2018 | 04:36

The mission, code named "Zuma", is a Falcon-9 rocket launch, but it is unclear what the rocket is carrying. It will be carrying a secret payload for the US government, code-named Zuma. But Sunday's launch is perhaps the company's most secretive yet. SpaceX has launched national security payloads in the past, including a spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office , and an X-37B space plane for the US Air Force .

by | January 06, 2018 | 03:38

From the pictures below, it's painfully obvious that Sony considers the XA2, XA2 Ultra , and L2 previous generation devices. However, it has been reported that Sony plans to announce these phones at CES later this month. Their specs have been leaked via GFXBench benchmark tests (XA2, XA2 Ultra ), which confirm a move from MediaTek processors to Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chips, putting them firmly in mid-range phone territory.

by | January 06, 2018 | 03:02

What so incensed Wenger was Chelsea being awarded a penalty for Bellerin's challenge on Eden Hazard , just after a resurgent Jack Wilshere put Arsenal in front. The Arsenal manager has said he intends to appeal against the separate FA charge relating to his behaviour after last weekend's 1-1 draw at West Brom, when defender Calum Chambers was penalised by referee Mike Dean for a handball.