Sci-tech

Samsung starts working on Android Oreo update for the Galaxy A8 (2018)

Samsung starts working on Android Oreo update for the Galaxy A8 (2018) According to reports , Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + smartphones are reportedly launching in the United States this month for those who want to own a phone with large storage memory. Both the rear and the front cameras have LED Flash. Other features that will make the Galaxy Note 9 a well-deserving flagship in 2018 is the possible integration of in-display fingerprint sensor , but there... [Full Article...]

Buffon apologises for snubbing fans after Napoli defeat

Buffon apologises for snubbing fans after Napoli defeat Cuadrado's equaliser from a tight angle was slightly deflected by Milan Skriniar on 87 minutes before Higuain headed in the victor off substitute Paulo Dybala's free-kick two minutes later. Gonzalo Higuain headed the victor in the 89th minute. Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri was sent off for entering the pitch after Higuain's goal. Eusebio Di Francesco's side is three points ahead of Lazio w... [Full Article...]

Australia announces $379 million funding for Great Barrier Reef

Australia announces $379 million funding for Great Barrier Reef The funding includes measures to improve water quality by encouraging better farming practices, scientific research towards reef restoration and building more resilient coral by tackling the coral-eating corn of thorns starfish. " Australia must make the transition from burning polluting coal to a 100 percent renewable powered future if we are to protect the future or the reef", she said in a sta... [Full Article...]

Fortnite Meteors Crashing Into Island, Superheroes May Be Coming

Fortnite Meteors Crashing Into Island, Superheroes May Be Coming Now users even claim to see UFOs among the meteors , leading some to believe that this teaser has something to do with an alien invasion. Epic games has confirmed that they are now undergoing downtime to unblock a small number of players who were affected by a recent backend service update which caused login and matchmaking issues. [Full Article...]

Bob Dorough, Jazz Musician Best Known For 'Schoolhouse Rock!,' Dead At 94

Bob Dorough, Jazz Musician Best Known For 'Schoolhouse Rock!,' Dead At 94 Bob Dorough , the jazzman who created the clever and enduring Schoolhouse Rock toons that taught grammar, math, science, and citizenship to a generation of TV-watching kids, has died. "After the fully Dorough-penned Multiplication Rock , the series" contributors expanded to include Lynn Ahrens, Dave Frishberg (writer of "I'm Just a Bill") and George Newall, with Dorough staying on as musical di... [Full Article...]

'Spider-Man: Homecoming 2' suit and different film locations teased

'Spider-Man: Homecoming 2' suit and different film locations teased Some are completely original suits created by Insomniac and other artists. The Spider-Punk suit, for example, has a power where Spidey takes out a guitar and strums it, sending out a shockwave that KO's any foes in its direction. There are also rumors that Peter will have a new suit in the movie as a concept art for Disneyland Resort revealed what Peter's new suit will look like. [Full Article...]

Amazon greenlights Prime in-car deliveries

Amazon greenlights Prime in-car deliveries That's according to a new study by Shorr Packaging Corp., which ranked the top 25 cities for the amenities provided by Amazon's Prime , and Denver ranked No. Delivery is available on tens of millions of items sold on Amazon .com and works with Same Day, Two-Day and Standard Shipping. A delivery driver remotely unlocks the auto, places the package inside and re-locks the vehicle. [Full Article...]

Amazon's Upcoming Fire TV Cube Sounds and Looks Kinda Sweet

Amazon's Upcoming Fire TV Cube Sounds and Looks Kinda Sweet It'll connect to any other Alexa device for a simple multi-room music system, too. If you have more than one Echo , Alexa responds intelligently from the Echo you are closest to with ESP ( Echo Spatial Perception). Here is a reported image of the Fire TV Cube , alongside the now available Fire TV (Pendant) and Alexa Voice Remote. Prospective customers can also avail no cost EMI for E... [Full Article...]

Amazon lets you create customized skills with Alexa Skills Blueprints

Amazon lets you create customized skills with Alexa Skills Blueprints Just fill in the blanks and your Blueprints skill can be made and launched in a matter of minutes. Essentially the system works by sending you through a series of templates that will walk you through the entire process, letting you develop games, learning tools, stories, and more. [Full Article...]

NASA Leans on AI to Search for Intelligent Life

NASA Leans on AI to Search for Intelligent Life The targets TESS finds are going to be fantastic subjects for research for decades to come. SpaceX said all systems and weather were "go" for blast-off on Wednesday of its first high-priority science mission for NASA, a planet-hunting space telescope whose launch was delayed for two days by a rocket-guidance glitch. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Is About to Launch NASA's Latest Satellite

SpaceX Is About to Launch NASA's Latest Satellite Additional partners include Orbital ATK, NASA's Ames Research Center, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the Space Telescope Science Institute. Ricker said: 'TESS is going to dramatically increase the number of planets that we have to study. Over the course of its two-year mission, TESS ( Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite ) will scan nearly the entire sky, using four cam... [Full Article...]

'Dark Souls: Remastered' For Switch, Solaire Of Astora Amiibo Delayed

'Dark Souls: Remastered' For Switch, Solaire Of Astora Amiibo Delayed This is a slight step back from the title being showcased at PAX East, however the publisher has tried to assure fans that "this time will ultimately be used to improve your journey to Lordran". Switch owners will have to wait a bit longer but will be well worth the wait playing Souls on the go. Solaire of Astora is a Warrior of Sunlight who appears throughout Dark Souls . [Full Article...]

EA to Bring Back Micro-transactions in Battlefront 2

EA to Bring Back Micro-transactions in Battlefront 2 Plus, if you want, you can use the play-generated Credits currency to pick up these "Appearances" instead. As mentioned, the new update will also let you play as those loveable (?) scamps the Ewoks in a new limited-time mode, Ewok Hunt . [Full Article...]

Mark Zuckerberg unscathed by congressional grilling, stock rises

Mark Zuckerberg unscathed by congressional grilling, stock rises For some services like emails etc, you can use a different browser (say Chrome) in default mode so that your passwords and website settings etc are saved. Democrat Bobby Rush was in the process of asking Mr Zuckerberg when he learned that Facebook allowed advertisers prevent ads from being shown to certain minority groups, a possible violation of civil rights laws. [Full Article...]

Hungary's anti-immigration premier wins election again

Hungary's anti-immigration premier wins election again Almost-complete results showed by the following morning that Fidesz was likely to have won a two-thirds supermajority in Parliament, with 133 of 199 seats, enough to alter the constitution. Still, relations between Orban and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have been weighed down by their differences over immigration. Orban has sought to portray himself as a defender of Christian Europe against... [Full Article...]

Ancient human fossil finger found in Arabia could rewrite our species' history

Ancient human fossil finger found in Arabia could rewrite our species' history A basic visual examination suggested it belonged to Homo sapiens , Groucutt said. Playing a vital role in the excavation of the finger bone, Griffith University palynologist Dr Julien Louys helped locate and identify the fossil at the dig site, while ARCHE's head of research Professor Rainer Grün, was the one responsible for calculating the age of the mysterious find at his Australian laborat... [Full Article...]

Nokia 7 Plus First Impression: Will it create an impact?

Nokia 7 Plus First Impression: Will it create an impact? Along with the three new smartphones, the HMD India also announced a new online store for the Nokia smartphones in India. - The Nokia 8 Sirocco spiritually takes on last year's OnePlus 5T, Galaxy S8 and Pixel 2, to name a few. Over 60 percent faster than its award-winning predecessor, it now offers enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics, USB-C fast-charging, a more compact screen-to-body ratio, N... [Full Article...]

Villanova head coach Jay Wright thanks the Philadelphia Eagles

Villanova head coach Jay Wright thanks the Philadelphia Eagles His name won't show up in any box score from Villanova's run through the tournament two years ago, but he played as big a role as anyone in bringing that championship back to Philly. Big man Moe Wagner was a focal point, and seniors Abdur-Rahkman and Duncan Robinson made significant contributions. Zavier Simpson replaced him and led the team in a completely different way, setting the tone on defen... [Full Article...]

Far Cry 5 First Live Event Offers Weapon Skin and Outfit

Far Cry 5 First Live Event Offers Weapon Skin and Outfit Beware though cause molotovs and flamethrowers won't do the trick, you have to be more creative to complete this task. There are two separate sets of rewards for the event. Shotguns with Incendiary Shells - these pack the usual punch of a shotgun, and set things on fire. It might seem odd that Ubisoft chose setting animals on fire for a live event but it certainly speaks to the tone of Far... [Full Article...]

Spider-Man release date for PS4 unveiled

Spider-Man release date for PS4 unveiled Pre-orders will include three spidey skins but only one (the spider-punk suit) has been revealed , and early buyers will also get a few extras like an in-game spider drone and some PSN avatars and themes. Spider-Man is sure to be another big seller on PS4. The game will not have any kind of comic or movie tie-in, and will instead be an all new story about Spidey. [Full Article...]


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