Sci-tech

by | November 23, 2017 | 00:31

Tencent's market cap now exceeds e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding's US$474.15 billion, with Baidu behind at US$82.97 billion. Over the past year, several Tencent subsidiaries have also made stellar market debuts in Hong Kong and the U.S., most recently its online publishing platform China Literature, which almost doubled in price on its first trading day this month.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:02

While the iPhone X has only been out a week, it looks like there are issues with the handset. Owners experiencing this problem say the unresponsiveness takes place immediately, not just when the phone itself cools down. "This will be address in an upcoming software update", Apple said in a statement. 'I try swiping on websites and it doesn't register my finger. Apple says it's working on a software fix for a bug that makes some iPhone X screens unresponsive in cooler weather.

by | November 07, 2017 | 01:11

In addition to the iPhone X's more limited availability at launch (20 cities' retail stores even sold out by Sunday), Localytics cautions that historical comparisons may not be the best way to analyze the new device's popularity. It emerged with more cracks erupting across both sides of the device. The results were surprised that the unlocking of the phone was not regular after the test.

by | November 03, 2017 | 00:57

The phone has a 5.7-inch HD screen with latest Snapdragon 835 processor running on Android Nougat and 8GB RAM - equivalent to the amount of memory available in many PCs - and 64GB inbuilt storage with the ability to expand through a microSD card .

by | November 02, 2017 | 00:38

Those posts came from 120 fake, Russia-backed Facebook pages, that through likes, shares, and follows reached 126 million people, or half of all eligible American voters. "Then they are manipulated by foreign actors and foreign agents". "The first part of this year, we pointed out entire engineering, product and design team on tackling the issues of information quality, abuse of our systems and protecting our users".

by | November 01, 2017 | 00:50

Pretty impressive. Also, you may recall that Sony recently revealed that it has sold over 1 million PlayStation VR kits, which makes it one of the most popular VR platforms on earth too. During Sony's press conference, we got a chance to look at God of War's combat mechanics with a new gameplay trailer. During this period, I wrote a book about Spelunky's development and my design philosophies, but mostly I spent time with my wife and daughter.

by | October 29, 2017 | 02:23

Many felt Microsoft dropped the ball in not offering games with Xbox One X support for 4K. You can download the game from November 16th until December 15th. You don't have to have an Xbox 360 to play these Xbox 360 titles , as both of them are backwards compatible and work with the Xbox One . This gives players enough notice to grab the current free games on offer which include Gone Home and Medal of Honor: Airborne.

by | October 26, 2017 | 00:50

The version 4.0.0 update for Nintendo Switch added a lot of surprising things , and chief among those is GameCube controller support . If you can look past that, the option to use Gamecube controllers is a wonderful option to have especially if you have a bunch of them just collecting dust.

by | October 24, 2017 | 00:47

In fact, there's been a flurry of rumours in recent weeks that suggest we could see a sequel smartphone as soon as November - and it's tipped as the OnePlus 5T . While the aspect ratio of the display is confirmed, other specifications of the OnePlus 5T aren't completely known just yet. Releasing the OnePlus 5T will solidify OnePlus' launch pattern that OnePlus is trying to set in the market, much like what the company did with the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T .

by | October 24, 2017 | 00:45

P A Ranjith, a movie director, said, "I don't think there is a need to remove portions in " Mersal " that addresses the GST and other issues". The film has broken Rajinkanth starrer "Kabali" s record in receiving the highest opening day collections in Tamil Nadu .

by | October 20, 2017 | 00:51

So far, we've already heard reports that many fans are holding out for the release of the iPhone X , the company's high-end phone this year, ahead of the iPhone 8 Plus , which would otherwise have been the high-end offering. The circumstances of the launch four years ago were different - the 5C was more clearly marketed as being an inferior version of the 5S, rather than the 8 and X's confusing numerical relationship - but Apple was able to recover and hold onto its place as the most ...

by | October 19, 2017 | 00:44

ZTE Axon M has two 5.2-inch Full HD displays with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The major selling point of the smartphone is the two 5.2-inch 1080p LCD screens. These screens not only make the display bigger but also provide a next generation interactive interface. Apart from that, a Snapdragon 821 , 4 GB RAM , and 64 GB ROM complete the bulky hardware.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:50

There is also a function to request the tag's location at any given time through your smartphone which can be helpful if you've parked in a massive parking lot. It can, for example, be used to turn on the lights or TV once a wearer gets home, or to send a notification when a child enters a schoolyard or a dog wanders beyond the garden fence.

by | October 15, 2017 | 01:12

First up in the season pass offerings is "Relics of Zaron", a costume and perks pack which will be available on October 17. December's DLC, known as Danger Deck is described as "the ultimate combat challenge against Doctor Timothy's Danger Deck ", and will include exclusive unlockable costumes and artefacts.

by | October 14, 2017 | 01:00

A Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment and systems company - ZTE Corporation formally launched but not on sale. Dual 13MP cameras are found at the rear and this is a Monochrome + RGB setup unlike the Z17S. Inside it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 SoC with 6GB RAM. There's no OIS on the rear camera. For the selfie enthusiasts, the device offers dual 5 MP cameras with improved selfie features with 1080p video recording capability.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:59

Kwon's sudden departure may be a calculated legal tactic to seek a softer punishment for Lee, said Shim Jung-Taik, an author of several books on Samsung and its corporate culture. Semiconductors were Samsung's top earner in the three months through June, bringing in a record eight trillion won (S$9.6 billion). Samsung expects to pull in 62 trillion won ($54.9 billion) in revenue and 14.5 trillion won ($12.8 billion) in profit for the three months ending September 30, a near 300% increase in ...

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:57

There's a lot to love about the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, from a powerful new camera to a squeezable frame that launches Google Assistant, but one feature that hasn't received much attention is the phone's calendar widget.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:55

The decision follows an April notification to New York City and eight other local governments asking them to prove they aren't giving official sanctuary to illegal immigrants . A law enforcement grant received by the city requires compliance with the law, the letter states. Wednesday's letter demanded that the city certify that police officers aren't prohibited from contacting federal immigration authorities to ask about an individual's immigration status.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:31

Facebook released more details about ads bought by Russian operatives past year with the intent of influencing the US presidential election, per a report from Recode . For its part, Google declined to comment Monday on the specific nature of the company's early findings. The company said it found 450 accounts and about $100,000 was spent on the ads.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:34

Only a few days ago, images of the Blackberry Motion surfaced on the web. The phone is " KEYone " - with no keyboard - along with many other interesting features. The BlackBerry Motion will only be available in select markets and is going on sale in the United Arab Emirates for around $460/£350. The BlackBerry Motion will have the tough security software BlackBerry is known for, and will reportedly have an impressive 26-hour battery life.

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:40

Machine learning is a term that Google made sure to drill into your head during their presentation, but it has left many people confused at what it actually means. The Pixel 2 XL can be purchased in Just Black and Black & White coloring , while the device is also particularly connectible. You can check our hands-on and watch our encounter on video .

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:39

Basically, Facebook is still trying to make Facebook stories happen, and quite like "fetch" it's never going to happen - Let it go Facebook. "We are always working to make it easier to share any moment with the people who matter to you", a Facebook spokesperson was quoted as saying.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:40

Warner, intelligence committee ranking member said. Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller are trying to determine whether Trump associates helped the Russians in targeting the ads. Burr said the committee has "hit a wall" in its investigation of a former British spy's explosive dossier on purported Russian support for Trump's 2016 campaign.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:38

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock wired $100,000 to an account in his live-in girlfriend's home country of the Philippines in the week before he unleashed the worst mass shooting in modern USA history, according to multiple senior law enforcement officials.

by | September 30, 2017 | 04:28

Soon after Amazon came with the new slew of Echos , this smart screen device could help Google to keep up the race of smart home market , besides Amazon as long Facebook keeps continuing to work on its code name on video calling screen called "Aloha".

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:43

So more than fifty years later, when the Indonesian volcano began rumbling once again, the now-grandfather did not hesitate before gathering his family and fleeing to a crowded, makeshift shelter. "Please, come and visit Bali ", said AA Gede Yuniartha Putra, the island's tourism chief, according to the Australian website news.com.au . "They are afraid of being hit in case of an eruption, " he said.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:42

The decision to forgo the act came after critics blasted Washington for not immediately lifting the obscure and almost 100-year-old law that requires all goods ferried between US ports to be carried on ships built, owned and operated by Americans.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:39

Sanyo 49-inches full HD TV available at 36% off is now Rs 29,990, from Rs 46,990. The MacBook Air 13.3-inch (2017 variant) is available for as low as Rs. HP 15-BU005TU - Rs19,990 One more option for those looking for HP laptops, HP 15-BU005TU is available at Rs 19,990 after a discount of Rs 5,624. You can swap your old printer for up to Rs.

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:54

Easily one of the most popular destinations on any iOS device - the App Store - is sporting a radically redesigned look. From there click Back Up Now . This past March, analytics firm Sensor Tower estimated that as many as 187,000 could lose support when iOS 11 released. As well as getting the tech equivalent of that new vehicle smell, it's a chance to clean out devices and get rid of all the crappy apps (do you really need 17 different fart apps?) you've accumulated.

by | September 15, 2017 | 00:46

Stay tuned, as we dig more into this so, watch out more for this space. This also is likely to be the last of the major flagship phone launch of the year before we drift into the holiday craze thereafter. Following months of leaks and rumors , today we received confirmation that Google will unveil two brand new phones on October 4th. Google's second-generation Pixel phones will be launching to stiff competition from Apple's new iPhone X and iPhone 8 , Samsung's Galaxy S8, and ...