Sci-tech

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:23

The nonprofit Governors Highway Safety Association has projected an 11 percent increase in the number of pedestrians killed in 2016 compared with 2015, and also cited smartphone distraction. In an analysis of data from 2009 through 2012, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that while more than 80 percent of drivers believed texting while driving was "completely unacceptable", more than a third of them admitted to reading texts while driving.

by | April 04, 2017 | 05:19

Other titles will also be used to highlight this extra performance and improved fidelity. In addition to first-party titles, third-party titles are also said to come as launch game titles for Project Scorpio, such as " Call of Duty ", " FIFA ", " Madden ", and even " Red Dead Redemption 2 ".

by | April 04, 2017 | 05:17

Bethesda has just announced that it will be releasing a free trial for Dishonored 2 on April 6th. The trial will be available on all platforms and will give players a look at the 2016 title. Bethesda didn't specify how long the trial would be available or if the missions would be replayable in trial form. The first of these is essentially a tutorial, but the third mission, "The Good Doctor", is one of the best in the game.

by | April 01, 2017 | 01:54

Yet there are larger forces at work that have prompted other menu changes at McDonald's , known for decades more for the billions of people that it has served, rather than its culinary choices. Franchisees were happy, too, asking to keep the fresh beef even if the company decided not to roll it out nationally. While McDonald's spokeswoman Becca Hary pointed out that prices will ultimately be set by franchise owners, she stated that the company did not expect consumers to feel much burden.

by | April 01, 2017 | 01:53

CD Projekt Red has confirmed that the PS4 will be getting a technical beta this weekend, you just have to find it on the PSN. If you're in the mood for some card games and you've got about 3GB of free space on your hard drive, Gwent will be available from tomorrow, March 31 until April 3.

by | April 01, 2017 | 01:51

Last week Representative Devin Nunes , the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, went to the White House to inform President Trump that members of his team had been incidentally surveilled during the last days of the Obama administration.

by | April 01, 2017 | 01:49

Yesterday, Twitter confused us all with some unusual changes to the way replies work, but that new system is not almost as freaky as the way they've made a decision to tackle harassment from " egg " accounts. First, the company says, it has a new look as of a year ago, and it wants users' avatars to reflect the "diversity and expressiveness" of the platform.

by | March 30, 2017 | 02:04

The game is set in Eozea and players have the freedom to create their own customized character to go through their journey with. As Heavensward concludes, the world of Eorzea is gearing up for Stormblood, Final Fantasy XIV's latest major expansion.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:30

Tomorrow's vote in Holyrood is expected to see Green MSPs back the SNP in calling for a referendum, allowing Ms Sturgeon to make a formal request to Westminster under Section 30 of the 1998 Scotland Act. She therefore said Labour would not be backing another " divisive " referendum. However, Mrs May has said she will reject the Scottish Government's approach, claiming that a referendum would be a distraction during the crucial negotiations with Brussels and that " now is not the time " to ...

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:24

So it is heartening to hear that developers Psyonix are looking into a Nintendo Switch version of the game. Fils-Aime said this presented a unique opportunity for Nintendo to show what it has planned for both the Switch and 3DS. Worth noting, Nintendo cannot boast much variety in its game portfolio. Last year, Nintendo did away with their usual pre-recorded presentation and made the bold decision to feature Zelda: Breath of the Wild as their only playable game.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:20

A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona, a state that has gone all-in to entice the company by promising minimal government regulation.

by | March 28, 2017 | 01:00

Mr Nunes has been concerned that Trump associates were captured in "incidental" United States surveillance of foreign targets even before Mr Trump made his baseless claims that former president Barack Obama had wiretapped him past year. "Was it a source or was it somebody from the administration?" The committee's ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, had no comment. "I don't know what he (Nunes) briefed the president on, but I don't know why he would brief the president on something ...

by | March 27, 2017 | 00:56

UPI and CitiBank card support is also expected to become available soon. "Samsung Pay is an example of how we continue to push the boundaries of innovations to make life simpler and better for consumers". The Samsung Pay service is also supported on Samsung Gear S3. The UPI integration in the Samsung Pay app is now in its beta phase, and will roll out within two weeks, the company says.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:49

The electric vehicle maker says it will use the proceeds to "strengthen its balance sheet and further reduce any risks associated with the rapid scaling of its business due to the launch of Model 3". Musk, 45, is Tesla's chairman and largest shareholder, with a 20.8 percent stake. It does appear that Elon Musk and his team are addressing some concerns that the company is using Wall Street like an equity ATM.

by | March 24, 2017 | 03:15

In response, the singer ended up revealing quite a bit about her social media habits, before admitting that she's happiest when she isn't so plugged in. When asked if she ever dares to read the comments on her Instagram, where she has 114 million followers, Selena admits that it's hard not to. "Everyone is equal and everything happens for a reason", Gomez said about a lesson she learned from her parents.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:56

Well, it's pretty obvious now that Google has officially bid farewell to these two Nexus devices. At the moment, it is unclear as to when Android 8.0 will be unveiled. According to an Android blog by Dave Burke, vice president of engineering at Android, over the course of the next several months, Android will release updated developer previews, and they will do a "deep dive" on all things Android at Google I/O in May.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:53

I don't want to seem like an apologist for BioWare at all . More importantly, though, I was open to being wrong. Developer of Mass Effect: Andromeda , BioWare , has since come out against the harassment in a tweet clarifying that Leost is a former EA employee who was misidentified as a lead on the game.

by | March 19, 2017 | 01:18

The last Sprint edition was the Esprit, which is a legendary Lotus and perhaps why the modifications are extensive. The standard Sprint equipment takes out 26kg and includes a lithium-ion battery (minus 9kg), carbon seats removing 6kg, forged wheels saving 5kg and a 6kg reduction through a polycarbonate rear screen as well as carbon for the access panel, roll hoop cover and engine cover.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:32

When you're on the best horse you can go anywhere. The Gold Cup is a race for young horses. She added: "I've never had a runner in the race before so to train the victor - I don't know when I'll come down to earth". Minella Rocco had won the four-miler at last year's Cheltenham Festival and will run again before the end of the season, according to his trainer. After a fair weight-carrying effort in a November handicap here, he has fallen at Aintree and then unseated at an early stage in ...

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:45

Fee, whose real name is Felicia O'Dell, made the internet go insane in 2014 after posting a video promoting recipes for her " good ass chicken " and " sweet treats for the kids ". please fight the good fight and come back home". As her fame spread, she appeared as a guest cook on "The Steve Harvey Show", "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and other shows.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:46

Mass Effect Andromeda launches on March 21 in North America and March 23 in Europe for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The trailer teases the games story, with a character saying "The entire Initiative is at risk". With the help of other explorers, his mission is to guide humanity into this unexplored galaxy in search of a new home. According to PC Gamer , the gameplay demo showcases, as well as officially introducing, squadmate Liam Kosta's Loyalty mission.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:10

A auto which appeared to be part of the sideshow effort pulled in front of the Corolla, forcing it to stop, as the bikers surrounded the vehicle. In the video, the bikers are shown without helmets and taking up multiple lanes. The search is on for serval bikers who were caught on camera in a violent highway attack. When the driver attempted to get out of the auto, he was badly beaten, left with a broken leg before the members of what KRON 4 reports is "a known local bike gang" fled.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:52

But in the Maryland General Assembly, the Democratic leadership declared its support Wednesday for bills that would direct $ 2 million from the state's Medicaid budget and another $700,000 from the state's general fund to family planning services they say help about 25,000 state women.

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:07

With a 4310 mAh internal battery, the Nintendo Switch boasts battery life of up to five hours, around three hours on graphical intensive games like Breath of the Wild . Nintendo's latest release is a certified instant classic as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wows critics with multiple flawless review scores.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:18

The final carousel doesn't depend on your preferences but rather shows the live videos from all Facebook which are now popular. Videos are split into six channels: Shared by Friends, Following, Recommended for You, Top Live Videos, Saved Videos and Recently Watched.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:53

Microsoft has been testing these changes with Windows Insiders, and says the feedback has been positive. This does seem like a sort of compromise between still supporting what Microsoft dubs as "legacy" win32 software while also preserving the security of a Windows 10 Cloud system.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:48

Pricing and details on the headset's specs are now unavailable but will be announced at a later time. What can we expect? LG has been tight-lipped on information, but the headset could be announced soon. LG looks like another upcoming player in the VR landscape. Valve has confirmed that a new headset will be entering the SteamVR ecosystem with LG Electronics leaping into the ring with a prototype of its own SteamVR compatible head-mounted display at GDC this week.

by | February 27, 2017 | 01:10

Previously, only payments representing 0.5 percent of shareholder equity - 680 billion won or more - required board approval. The company says those steps will "enhance the transparency of the management of such donations and funds and to strengthen the compliance" - making it more accountable by allowing transfers to be scrutinized by outside parties.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:45

The circuit boards for Otto's lidar system, which uses laser sensors to determine objects around the driverless vehicle and how quickly they are moving, bore a " striking resemblance " to Waymo's, the company claims . Among the evidence is an email sent by a supplier of lidar components that inadvertently copied a Waymo employee. The filing says that the board bears a striking resemblance to Google's own proprietary and highly confidential design and reflects the self-driving vehicle firm's ...

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:44

The device shows an absence of physical home button and other buttons under the display on the front panel. The Xiaomi Mi MIX smartphone also features an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, electronic compass, and gyroscope. The Mi Mix has also been listed on the Xiaomi Middle East and North Africa website as "coming soon", which possibly means the phablet will be launched in more markets in the region very soon.