Sci-tech

by | July 18, 2018 | 01:43

Jupiter's 79 known moons are the most of any planet in the solar system, followed by the 62 identified around the giant ringed gas planet Saturn. Because Jupiter is also a bright planet, astronomers have had to deal with the issue of glare and scattered light affecting the space where moons can exist.

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:43

Forecasters warn Hurricane Chris will bring cool air and rain to the United Kingdom after sweeping across the Atlantic with winds of up to 105mph. - Tropical Storm Chris gained hurricane status Tuesday afternoon. The remnants of Hurricane Beryl are following the path of Hurricane Chris and could re-develop over the weekend, the National Hurricane Center reported Wednesday evening (July 11).

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:22

Beryl is expected to produce total rain of 2 to 3 inches through Tuesday across the Leeward and the Virgin Islands, as well as Puerto Rico. HUMACAO, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rico and the U.S. The Category 5 hurricane caused more than an estimated $100 billion in damage, killed dozens of people by the most conservative estimates and destroyed up to 75 percent of Puerto Rico's electricity transmission lines.

by | July 11, 2018 | 02:15

Tropical storm watches were in place in Barbados, St. Lucia, Martinique, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, Saba and St. Eustatius, according to the hurricane center . Long lines were reported Saturday at grocery stores on Dominica, Puerto Rico and elsewhere as people shopped for food and water. Though not now under any advisories, the Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic should be monitoring Beryl's progress.

by | June 22, 2018 | 05:30

Holly Thompson, a primate supervisor at the zoo, said it was hard to end Puan's life on Monday, but noted it was the right and respectful choice. In a press release, the zoo says that the orangutan Point lived a long life and contributed much to the survival of its species.

by | June 19, 2018 | 20:27

This same act created the Department of Defense and what is known now as the current USA military structure, including the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Secretary of Defense as overseer of the entire US military. Trump also hijacked the event to again repeat false claims that the policy of immigrant kids being separated from their parents at the border is a law Democrats put into place and to warn that the policy won't end until Dems get on board with his anti-immigration ...

by | June 16, 2018 | 22:09

Germany has the strongest team along with Brazil and it therefore seems that it will be the victor in the "most probable course of events", they said. The players themselves also seem to be excited that they are finally arriving in Russian Federation. "I'm also looking forward to seeing Spain defender Sergio Ramos play too".

by | June 14, 2018 | 15:10

Leading up to the vote that would see Canada, the USA and Mexico win their joint bid to host the tournament, Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Alphonso Davies spoke about what playing in the World Cup in his home country would mean to him.

by | June 09, 2018 | 20:54

Kossin acknowledged problems with pre-1970s data but said that most of it deals with how strong storms are. While this sounds like good news, it isn't: It's not that hurricanes' wind speeds are diminishing, but instead how fast the entire storm moves, a new study reports.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:17

The tourists would ride aboard a Dragon capsule, hoisted into space on SpaceX's most powerful rocket to date, the Falcon Heavy , which made its first test flight only 4 months ago. The Article from SpaceX Postpones Launch of SES-12 satellite . "We believe there are one billion people in the Asia-Pacific market who still do not have good connectivity to the devices they hold in their hands", said John-Paul Hemingway, CEO of SES Networks.

by | June 04, 2018 | 00:30

The Trump administration reportedly has plans in the works to direct USA grid operators to purchase power from struggling coal and nuclear facilities - a move immediately condemned by several energy industry associations and clean energy groups.

by | May 29, 2018 | 01:03

But this is nature. The Jacksonville International Airport received 1.37 inches of rain Sunday , according the National Weather Service , while the Gainesville Regional Airport reportedly measured only 0.92 inches. This means that tropical storm conditions (winds of 40 miles per hour sustained) are possible. Florida Governor Rick Scott issued the declaration for all 67 counties in his state.

by | May 23, 2018 | 17:14

M&S said its store closure programme would reduce costs by at least £250mln and provide a "platform for growth in later phases of our plan". Further to the GBP321.1 million charge, M&S said it expects further accounting costs of up to GBP150 million as it completes its store transformation programme, and continues to expect the cash costs of the programme to be GBP200 million.

by | May 18, 2018 | 13:59

The deal will enable PayPal to expand its presence in in-store payments globally, and will mark the largest-ever acquisition by the United States fintech giant, Reuters reports. PayPal could well be set to move further into high-street shopping after acquiring iZettle for $2.2bn. By joining forces with PayPal , which operates in 200 countries, iZettle will be able to accelerate its global expansion, including to the US.

by | May 18, 2018 | 13:55

Placements in this limited time mode will be specially tracked and determine rewards you receive at the end of the event. It's called " Solo Showdown " and whoever rises through the ranks and comes out on top have massive rewards to look forward to, as well as bragging rights.

by | May 16, 2018 | 11:55

Coupled with the new moves you can pull off in regular matches, Mario Tennis Aces is really aiming to smash through previous tennis titles and make this the biggest one yet. PT through June 3 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Nintendo won't say who those characters are yet, but we have a pretty good idea . Are you excited about Mario Tennis Aces? Players will be able to compete against other people online.

by | May 15, 2018 | 16:18

The researchers dubbed the flaw " EFail ", and say it affects over a dozen email clients , such as Apple Mail , Microsoft's Outlook, and Thunderbird, which either support a plugin tool or use a native standard for their encryption . The attacks rely on the attacker to be in possession of the encrypted emails and can trick either the sender or the recipient to open an invisible snippet of the intercepted messages in a new email.

by | May 12, 2018 | 08:16

The asteroid - called 2004 EW95 -has been found in 2004 orbiting about 2.5 billion kilometers (4 billion km) from Earth from the donut-shaped ring of rock and ice at the edge of the solar system known as that the Kuiper Belt . Theoretical models predict that, during this time, objects were flung from the inner solar system to far-off distant orbits, according to the statement .

by | May 11, 2018 | 01:15

However, this is dampened a bit by the fact that Alexa is only fluent in German, Japanese, and English. Numerous updates have a practical bent, created to ease tasks such as composing e-mails, making lists, navigating city streets and lessening the digital distractions that have increasingly addled people's lives as a result of previous tech industry innovations.

by | May 11, 2018 | 01:13

NASA will require seven successful flights of the Block 5 Falcon 9 before it's human rated. The launch of the Bangabandhu Satellite-1 to geostationary transfer orbit is set for 4:12pm ET (20:12 UTC) Thursday, with a launch window that stretches for a little more than two hours.

by | May 10, 2018 | 11:26

Volcanologist Erik Klemetti wrote Wednesday that Kilauea may be moving past its "usual playbook". Geologists reported loud jetting and booming sounds as lava shot from the new fissures around 12 miles (19 km) from the cone of the shallow-sided volcano, the an Volcano Observatory reported.

by | May 10, 2018 | 11:20

Prior to the president withdrawing from the deal, Iran's Foreign Minister said that if the USA were to move forward in reinstating sanctions that the country would likely restart its prior operations on developing its nuclear program . "The politburo calls on the Modi government to disapprove of the United States action". Trump also left open the possibility of a new deal, and told reporters Wednesday: "We'll make either a really good deal for the world or we're not going to make a ...

by | May 10, 2018 | 11:20

There had been no comment from Iranian officials. A rocket attack overnight on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights may have been a first salvo, underscoring Tehran's reach. The Israeli military said on Tuesday that after identifying "irregular activity" by Iranian forces in Syria, it instructed civic authorities on the Golan Heights to ready bomb shelters, deployed new defenses and mobilized some reservist forces.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:30

The researchers created a new model to predict the life-cycle of stars. By the time the core reached the required temperature of 30,000 degrees Celsius in those models, the outer layers would be long gone, and dispersed into the gas and dust that drifts between the stars.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:28

Even state representatives admit that the solar panels and other "net-zero" requirements will increase the construction costs of a single family home by $25,000 to $30,000. Solar accounts for about USD 14,000 to USD 16,000 of that cost, with increased insulation and more efficient windows, appliances, lighting, and heating accounting for another USD 10,000 to USD 15,000.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:25

Adhering to this warning, the Delhi Government has closed all evening schools today as a precautionary measure and the Department of Education has issued a circular for the same. Hailstorm is also likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand during the same period. At around 11:15 pm, strong winds lashed New Delhi , a Safdarganj observatory official said.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:17

The game will nearly certainly be a Switch exclusive, as by that time it will have been out long enough to fully transition Nintendo off of the Wii U. What would you like to see in the next Zelda game? The job posting hints that a new The Legend of Zelda installment is in the pipeline for the Nintendo Switch .

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:14

Ever since stumbling out of the gate at the iPhone X unveiling last September, Apple's Face ID technology has had its share of criticism and controversy. The lenses differ on which they do. But what's most curious about the fix process is that it involves a part of the phone that has nothing to do with Face ID at all - the rear camera.

by | May 05, 2018 | 01:59

NASA's long-term goal is to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s. This weekend, NASA is launching a machine created to study Mars at a much more fundamental level, helping to fill large gaps in scientists' understanding of the planet's geologic structure, composition and seismic activity.

by | May 03, 2018 | 10:10

Sources of Bloomberg say that Xiaomi could raise as much as $ 10 billion , making Xiaomi a $100 billion company. Xiaomi's IPO is long-awaited good news for the Hong Kong Stock Exchange whose officials have spent years pushing for reform, now effective since April 30.

by | May 03, 2018 | 10:03

USA technology giant Apple saw its iPhone sales fall short of expectations in the second quarter, according to its earnings report released Tuesday. Apple's all-important "services" category ( Apple Music , iCloud, Apple Pay, subscriptions) continued to soar, growing more than 30% to $9.2 billion.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:20

First, Facebook on Tuesday announced that buyers and sellers on Marketplace , its hyperlocal e-commerce portal , will be able to communicate across languages on Messenger with the help of M, Facebook's AI-powered digital assistant. ASUS will use it to give customers a closer look at phone features and functionalities. The company also announced that Messenger will be getting some basic language translating capabilities.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:15

And yes, group video calling feature will work in WhatsApp mobile apps as well. To start a video chat , users tap the revamped camera icon atop a direct Instagram message thread to launch the live chat. Explore is still personalized for you, but the content is now organized into topic channels so you can browse across your interests and go deeper on any area you'd like.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:15

The new headset, developed by Facebook-owned Oculus, works without a smartphone connection or a more expensive virtual reality set-up designed for gaming . The headset is, of course, more comparable to the Gear VR when it comes to actual gameplay (they share the same game library), but Oculus has managed to make a number of improvements that make the cheap headset feel deeply luxurious to those familiar with mobile VR offerings to date.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:13

Finally, Season 4 also fixes a ton of bugs, including one that caused players to not get proper kill credit and one that allowed players to toss grenades quicker than intended. And if you've been paying attention at all the king of the mountain is Fortnite , which skyrocketed in popularity after quickly adding the free Battle Royale mode to Epic's one-time Unreal Engine 4 showcase years in the making.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:13

Dating apps already use Facebook data to function, so this would essentially eliminate the middleman. Zuckerberg also said on Tuesday that Facebook was building a new privacy control called " clear history " to allow users to delete browsing history, similar to the option of clearing cookies in a browser.

by | April 27, 2018 | 10:12

The combined sales of Switch consoles and related gaming titles has helped the Japanese gaming giant record a healthy US$1.6 billion profit for its fiscal year just ended. "We will continue the Nintendo 3DS business by leveraging its installed base and rich software library", Kimishima said. Kimishima continued, "In addition to the titles now on sale, we have announced the coming release of the titles shown here.

by | April 25, 2018 | 09:33

He also seemed to indicate that Madge should have sued her brother, who gifted Lutz some of the items in question, according to the report. Lutz has denied Madonna's claims in a deposition stating the singer never read her fan mail because she had no interest in her legions of followers.

by | April 23, 2018 | 13:02

When Hardik Pandya crashed a yorker into Stokes' leg stump, the wickets started falling with some regularity - Jasprit Bumrah removing Samson and Buttler (6) in consecutive balls - and Rajasthan's challenge looked to be quickly fading. With two wins and three defeats, Rajasthan are placed fifth with four points, while Mumbai are sixth with one win in four games. "We would be bouncing back playing our best cricket", said Kishan who also played a solid innings of 58.

by | April 22, 2018 | 01:42

Apple has announced to offer free replacement for such batteries worldwide. Fortunately only a small number of MacBook Pros are affected, specifically the 13-inch model without a Touch Bar. On Apple's support page for the MacBook Pro, the company has highlighted the following details about the 13-inch notebook. Apple says that the servicing may take 3-5 working days.