Sci-tech

by | February 15, 2018 | 06:13

According to the company's fourth-quarter earnings report for 2017, the amount of time users spent on Facebook dropped by 50 million hours daily. Snapchat , meanwhile, will see its user base increase by 9.3% to 86.5 million. It's still not quite a cause for concern as Facebook is still the largest social network in the United Kingdom, with 32.6 million regular users in the United Kingdom alone.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:43

Xiaomi is planning to unveil a new smartphone on 14th Feb at an event in India, and the highly anticipated Redmi Note 5 is expected to debut at that event. The TV will have artificial intelligence (AI) based recommendations user interface called PatchWall. There is a possibility that apart from the two variants, Xiaomi might launch a more powerful model as well.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:02

Both of this week's asteroids were discovered February 4 by astronomers at the NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona. The Catalina Sky Survey is part of an initiative to look for potentially hazardous asteroids (PHAs) and there are several networks around the world with the same goal.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:09

It now allows users to comment on Microsoft Office, PDF, and image files in the Google Drive Preview Pane without requiring Microsoft Office or Adobe Acrobat Reader apps and user licenses. Google says this emphasizes their focus on offering "interoperability between G Suite and Microsoft Office products". In addition, Google also offers a Drive plug-in that makes it easier for users to save an attachment in an Outlook email to Drive or insert files from Drive to an Outlook email.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:04

Mr. Greenfield said Snap was a communications company that was trying to develop an advertising business. Snap's shares dropped 14% the day after it gave a disappointing third-quarter report. Walmsley maintained his Hold rating on Snap stock. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink .

by | February 08, 2018 | 09:55

CEO said it's a little bit absurd to launch a auto into space with a dummy in the driver's seat. Musk's goal is to send missions to the moon or even Mars in the future - but for now the Falcon Heavy mission has made a great leap in the right direction.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:26

The Chimerarachne turned up in Burmese amber, one of the few materials conducive to spider fossils. In addition to the tail and the fangs, this new spider has male pedipalps, four walking legs, and silk-producing spinnerets at the rear.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:13

Law enforcement officers do not know when the incident occurred, KATC reports. You won't be asked to provide a copy of the content in any report to Facebook. Investigators are asking people to stop sharing the video or screenshots of the video on social media - and this includes sharing it with police departments and media outlets on Facebook.

by | February 04, 2018 | 01:41

But Feb. 4 also brings the year's cutest competitions, as the Kitten Bowl and Puppy Bowl each return for more "awwww"-inspiring spectacle". Don't miss the ultimate "Tail" gating experience with the PUPPY BOWL PRE-GAME SHOW, featuring aww-nalysis and cuddly commentary from sports correspondents including the infamous Rodt Weiler.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:14

Polar bear wearing Global Positioning System collar on sea ice. Over the course of the study , four of the nine seals did not reach that calorie level and lost a combined mass of 20 kilograms (44 pounds), which "reinforced the starvation lifestyle the polar bears have", Pagano said.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:36

Of course, this is assuming that the Wii U hasn't sold 1.31 million units between then and now, and we think that's a pretty solid assumption. Through the first nine months of the fiscal year, Nintendo's net income (profit) was 194.563 bn yen (approximately US$1.79bn, assuming current market rate of US$1 = ¥108.7).

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:37

In the trial, Wilkie was first trained to copy three familiar sounds made by her three-year-old calf Moana. In their paper , a team of researchers led by Jose Abramson of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, in Santiago, Chile, describe exposing Wikie to 11 novel sounds, some human and some not, and asking her to repeat them.

by | January 30, 2018 | 01:26

Finally, the super blue moon will pass through Earth's shadow to give those viewing the Super Blue Moon to see a total lunar eclipse . When the moon is full late on Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, it will perfectly align with the sun and the Earth to cause an eclipse.

by | January 28, 2018 | 00:35

Ending funding would be detrimental to NASA , which uses the station to test new technology and train astronauts. As of now, the United States government spends about $3bn (£2.1bn) to $4bn a year on the ISS , representing a total investment of over $87bn in the project that has spanned over 20 years now.

by | January 28, 2018 | 00:29

The February 6 date was rumored late this past week, and SpaceX had previously said they were aiming to have the launch take place roughly a week after their successful static test fire of the rocket, which took place on January 24. The company unveiled the Falcon Heavy rocket in December. The Falcon 9 is now used to hoist satellites and supplies to the International Space Station.

by | January 27, 2018 | 19:16

Besides giving people more control over the operation of older iPhones, the upcoming update dubbed iOS 11 .3 will also show how well the device's battery is holding up. When Will The New iOS Update Arrive? Correction: A previous version of this story stated that the Health Records feature, located within the Health app , will be accessible on the iPhone and Apple Watch.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:01

Mr Anan is the third military man to face punitive measures after declaring that they would challenge Mr Sisi , a former defence minister who is backed by the army, security agencies and a tightly controlled media. The spokesman for Anan's electoral campaign, Hazem Hosni, on Facebook yesterday had to deny rumors that the Muslim Brotherhood , a banned organization in Egypt, had made a decision to back the former general.

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:46

A driver who was arrested for alleged drunken driving on Saturday evening told police he wasn't driving because his vehicle was on autopilot. The problem with Autopilot is that it can lend a false sense of security to drivers. This dude was arrested and charged with suspicion of DUI with a blood alcohol content "more than" twice the legal limit. The Joshua Brown incident led to Tesla and Mobileye - its then Autopilot partner - splitting ways, leaving the former to develop the system on its own.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:41

Currently, the integration with Google Assistant is only available on Android devices and Android powered speakers such as Google Home . Users can now say "Ok Google, read my book" with Google Assistant to launch an audiobook or ask simple questions about the book's details.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:04

He recently issued a new investor note claiming that Apple's 2018 lineup will feature two brand new versions of the iPhone . The iPhone X is also viewed as being expensive which has again turned consumers off. Kuo also believes there will be a modest 5 per cent growth in overall sales during the first half of 2018. It is now unconfirmed if the 6.1-inch iPhone will also sport the same display technology as the others.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:16

When the web-cast shutdown, Electron Still Testing made orbit. Company CEO and founder Peter Beck says the launch marks the beginning of a new era in commercial access to space. The company tried to launch the first day of the window, but ultimately had to delay until Sunday in New Zealand, when the Electron finally took flight.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:56

In a letter on Tuesday, the State Department notified the UN Relief and Works Agency that the USA is withholding $ 65 million of a planned $125 million funding installment to the body. "We mentioned to UNRWA multiple times it needs to be reformed", Haley told Voice of America host Greta Van Susteren. "A big part of the reason we didn't, after a lot of interagency deliberations".

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:58

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime features a 5.5 Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D Curved Glass screen protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. The Galaxy On7 Prime is powered by the Samsung's proprietary 1.6GHz Exynos 7870 processor with 3GB/4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB internal storage with the option to expand to 256GB via microSD card.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:53

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) concluded that 2017 was the third-warmest year in their record . El Niño was present in both 2015 and 2016, which means that 2017 is the hottest on record without any outside influences inflating the temp.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:00

While we would like more people to check out our content, we are comfortable with our place in the universe with or without Facebook . Over the years, as Facebook and media companies entangled themselves with each other, users' feeds that had once been filled with chatter about graduations, changing relationship statuses and other subjects belonging to the private sphere morphed into digital spaces rife with public matters - news! - and the endless and endlessly contentious comment ...