Cosmic Rival? Astronomers Spot Enigmatic System with Three Earth-Size Planets

12 Jun, 2018

Although this distance might mean that the planet is uninhabitable, the discovery is still significant for understanding the formation of such super-Neptune or sub-Saturn kind of planets that are too close to the host star. PARAS was integrated with a 1.2m telescope at PRL's Gurushikhar Observatory in Mount Abu, India. This latest planet was also first spotted and listed as a candidate planet by Kepler, but it was a team of Indian scientists that confirmed it was a planet, rather than ...

Subtropical Storm Alberto spins more rain into Florida

29 May, 2018

The storm has maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour and the NHC says it is moving north-northwest at 12 miles per hour. And, it said, heavy rains are also expected in many areas. After Alberto reached 3.25 days as a named storm, Colorado State University meteorologist Philip Klotzbach said that it is "the longest-lived Atlantic named storm forming in May since Alice in 1953".

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 won't have a single player campaign

18 May, 2018

However, the team at Treyarch went out of their way to emphasize that this is quite unlike any other Battle Royale mode out there and certainly unlike anything that the series has done to this point. As it will be 10 years since the original Call of Duty Zombies mode made its debut, Black Ops 4 will provide an epic Zombies experience with three Zombies experiences at launch including IX, Voyage of Despair and Blood of the Dead .

Million Facebook Posts With Sex Pictures, Terrorist Propaganda, Hate Content Scrubbed

16 May, 2018

Vice-President of Data Analytics Alex Schultz told the Guardian that Facebook just needs to figure out how to categorize those things for the report . During Q1, the social network flagged 96 percent of all nudity before users reported it. Small doses of nudity and graphic violence still make their way onto Facebook , even as the company is getting better at detecting some objectionable content, according to a new report.

The Surface Hub 2 can 'tile' four units into one big display

15 May, 2018

This is accomplished through the use of 4K cameras that rotate with the device, integrated speakers, and far field microphone arrays that would allow anyone in the room to be picked up the mic when speaking. I am not exactly sure what Microsoft considers to be a competitive device. Surface Hub created an entirely new device category and the software giant is taking the experience to the next level with the latest model.

Galileo data reveals water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa

15 May, 2018

Officially, the researchers-Xianzhe Jia, Margaret Kivelson , Krishan Khurana, and William Kurth-report that instruments onboard the Galileo space probe detected intense, localized changes in the magnetic fields and plasma density of Europa's atmosphere as the probe flew 400 km above the surface of the moon.

A very early look at the Cloud Clipboard experience in Windows 10

10 May, 2018

Sets also gets a Fluent design based acrylic title bar, and the window border is now being adjusted to grey. Today's build also allows users to choose a dark theme for File Explorer, the File Explorer context menu and the Common File Dialog (the Open and Save dialogs).

Microsoft Isn't Done With Kinect Yet

08 May, 2018

Improvements to all three of these areas and products aim to help developers simplify how they build, enhance everyday software, and collaborate in real time. In terms of cognitive developments, Microsoft showed a preview of Project Brainwave now available on Azure IoT Edge. The Microsoft Launcher app will also support Timeline for cross device app launching.

United Kingdom ministers attack upper house over Brexit vote

04 May, 2018

Earlier in the day, the Lords had riled Brexiteers by backing an amendment aimed at giving Parliament power to set the Government's future course on Brexit if it ends up rejecting any deal agreed by Theresa May later this year. But the Lords heavily voted for Parliament to be given a more decisive say on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations. Mr Davis also suggested that by October it could be possible to get a clear sense of the sort of trade deal which the United Kingdom and European ...

Riders left dangling for hours as roller-coaster malfunctions at Universal Studios Japan

03 May, 2018

They were all guided to safety via a passageway along the rail of the rollercoaster. After two hours, the passengers were safely rescued by theme park staff and no injuries were reported, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK . The last passenger had to wait two hours before being brought down from the Jurassic Park-inspired attraction. "It's scary to think (about) if we had been on board".

Amazon adding 3000 high-tech jobs with Vancouver tech hub expansion

03 May, 2018

Boston is on the short list of candidate cities vying for Amazon's HQ2, but it seems unlikely that it'll land the winning bid with such a significant expansion project now underway. In 2016, the company opened a fulfillment center in Fall River, Mass., that employs more than 1,000 workers. Microsoft, which opened a research and development office in the area in 2007 amid frustration with caps on USA visas for highly skilled workers, in 2016 moved into a new downtown office it has since ...

Professor Stephen Hawking's final theory: The universe is a hologram

03 May, 2018

A recent multiverse theory from Stephen Hawking suggests that the multiple universes that make up reality might not be too different from our own. The concept depends on the term "eternal inflation". It was never said between us that this would be the last paper. String theory describes reality through the interactions of one-dimensional objects known as cosmic strings.

Top 10 smartphone vendors in Q1 2018

03 May, 2018

That trend, which, to be honest, I have never endorsed, continued into the new year. The demand for smartphones in the global market has gone down, but Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has done exceptionally well in the same period. Though, Samsung grabbed 23.4 percent market share it experienced a decline of 2.4 percent. Xiaomi shipped an impressive 28.3 million smartphones and jumped to fourth position with a record 8 percent global marketshare in Q1 2018, doubling from 4 percent ...

The 5 confirmed Marvel Cinematic Universe movies after 'Avengers: Infinity War'

03 May, 2018

While " Avengers: Infinity War " ended with half the heroes gone, fans are not all too anxious that they won't be seeing them again . It's probably nitpicking, because there wasn't much to dislike, but some characters don't get enough screen time.

Apple's services revenue surges 31% in Q2

03 May, 2018

Though Apple exceeded analysts' expectations in India, investors are concerned over its slowing growth in major markets such as the U.S. and China . Barclays maintained its Equal Weight rating on Apple shares but still raised its target price to $161 from $157. Overall, iPhone revenues rose 14%, to $38.03 billion.

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook to add dating service

02 May, 2018

Match fell 22 percent - its largest one-day drop ever - and IAC, which owns more than a fifth of Match, fell almost 18 percent in its biggest daily loss in about 13 years. The company came under fire in March for how it handles users' data after the Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light. The feature is opt-in and users will not be matched with people they are already friends with, according to Facebook .

The weird advantage Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin says it has on SpaceX

01 May, 2018

From there, the New Shepard rocket and capsule will separate and the passengers will make their way back to the ground through a parachute while they experience weightlessness. This height is accepted as a boundary line of space. She also mentioned a detail about Blue Origin's operations at the Cape: It's mission control center will be at the 750,000-square-foot rocket factory, which is on Kennedy Space Center land leased by Space Florida.

WhatsApp founder Jan Koum to leave Facebook

01 May, 2018

Koum said he planned to take "some time off" to collect "rare air-cooled Porsches" and play ultimate frisbee. "It's been nearly a decade since Brian and I started WhatsApp, and it's been an fantastic journey with some of the best people", Koum said.

New features like Timeline, dictation, and tiny improvements

30 Apr, 2018

When Microsoft revealed its plans past year to bring Apple's iTunes to the Microsoft Store , the news was received with much excitement, but the tech giant didn't deliver its promise to avail the app by the end of 2017. Dark theme, icons, the color contrast has been updated along with the ability to mute tabs, new auto-fill payment APIs, integration with Timeline and more.

Q4 2018 posts increased profits for Reliance JIO

29 Apr, 2018

It had posted a loss of Rs 17.34 crore in the March quarter of 2016-17. Exports (including deemed exports) from India during the March quarter shot up by 32.5 per cent at Rs 51,295 crore during the March quarter. RJio's ARPU came in at Rs 137.1 per month, whereas subscriber base stood at 186.6 million as on March 2018. "The year 2017-18 was a landmark year for Reliance where we established several records on both operating and financial parameters".

Caster Semenya 'forced' to reduce testosterone levels as IAAF introduces new regulations

27 Apr, 2018

The rule, which will come into effect on November 1 2018, allows female athletes who have DSD, a six-month compliance period to reduce their testosterone levels to the obligatory levels. While the previous rules were enforced, her season-best times were around 1:59 or slower. "We wish to place on record that Caster Semenya has never engaged in any performance enhancing activities and any enhanced testosterone levels are due exclusively to her genetic make up".

Amazon now delivers packages to vehicle trunks

26 Apr, 2018

To check whether your ZIP code is eligible for Amazon Key In-Car Delivery , go here . According to the Verge , which tested out the service, the vehicle has to be within a certain radius of an address you use for Amazon deliveries and has to be parked in an open, street-level, publicly accessible area (so no multi-level parking garages with restricted entry).

First Official Xiaomi Mi 6X Video Ad Appears On Weibo

25 Apr, 2018

As for the top end Mi 6X variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage , the price tag is CNY 1,999 (around Rs. 21,000). The Xiaomi Mi 6X is fueled by a 3010mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. According to Xiaomi, the secondary camera does 4-to-1 pixel binning to provide better low light shots, similar to the Oppo R15 and OnePlus 5T .

OnePlus confirms glass back on the OnePlus 6, launch dates revealed

25 Apr, 2018

Here's everything we know so far about the phone, which should end up being one of 2018's best. The handset will make its global debut in London on May 16 at 5 pm BST (9:30 pm IST). As for other confirmed specifications , the OnePlus 6 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with Adreno 630 GPU , a new 8GB RAM and 256GB of inbuilt storage variant and an all-glass back.

You Can Now Order Whole Foods to Your Front Door Through Amazon

25 Apr, 2018

Inc. has partnered with General Motors Co. and Volvo Cars to deliver packages to auto trunks in 37 US cities , as the e-commerce giant seeks new delivery methods for customers who may be wary of leaving packages outside or allowing couriers into their homes .

Weiss: What went wrong for Celtics in Game 3 loss to Bucks

22 Apr, 2018

The Boston Celtics have had their share of offensive clunkers this season. Dellavedova had only played four minutes in the the two losses and Maker just one minute, but Bucks' interim coach Joe Prunty unleashed the Australians in the first quarter and the result was stunning.

Cambridge University declines our information request over Cambridge Analytica

22 Apr, 2018

On Friday, a German data privacy regulator said it was opening non-compliance procedures against Facebook in relation to the data leak to the consultancy, Cambridge Analytica , that was exposed a month ago. The FTC has launched an investigation into whether Facebook's actions violated the consent decree. Facebook, like other top tech companies, holds thousands of patents , with many other applications pending .

Motorola announces the Moto G6, G6 Play, E5 Plus, and E5 Play

20 Apr, 2018

The E5 Plus is the bigger of the two, boasting a gigantic 6 inch LCD touchscreen with 1440x720 pixels resolution. It packs flagship features at a fraction of the cost. Given the 450 shares many similarities with the 625, at best the G6 could be roughly even with its predecessor in terms of performance. The Moto G6's approach is more like those of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X .

Netflix Jumps 8% as Q1 Subscribers Jump, Forecast Beats

17 Apr, 2018

That was an impressive 50 percent increase. The Los Gatos, California, company added another 7.4 million video-streaming subscribers during the first three months of the year, ending March with 125 million throughout the world, including almost 57 million in the U.S.

Courier Capital LLC Reduces Position in Facebook, Inc. (FB)

15 Apr, 2018

Shares of Facebook Inc . FB underperformed by 3.07% the S&P 500. Jennison Associates Llc decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB ) by 11.75% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Merriman Wealth Mngmt Llc has invested 0.31% in Facebook, Inc . It has weekly volatility range of 3.42% whereas it has monthly volatility range of 3.61% in the market.

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