Science


Scientists found the diamonds inside the ice with the other planets Scientists found the diamonds inside the ice with the other planets
- March 11, 2018

In order to conduct tests and find out what they can about what the Earth's mantle is made out of, diamonds that were brought up from it which, as we are about to see, indicate a lot. "Water in diamonds is not unknown, but finding this very high pressure form of water ice intact, that was really fortuitous", said Tschauner. "But if a diamond comes up fast enough, it doesn't change". (more...)
Vivo V9 live images leak ahead of its announcement on March 27 Vivo V9 live images leak ahead of its announcement on March 27
- March 11, 2018

The Vivo V9 will be featuring a full-screen display with 18:9 aspect ratio and a notch on the top - making it the first phone from Vivo to have a notch. As for the rear panel, there is a dual rear camera setup along with a dedicated LED flash that's located at top-left corner in a vertical orientation. (more...)
Oppo F7 with display notch teased ahead of March 26 launch Oppo F7 with display notch teased ahead of March 26 launch
- March 11, 2018

The OPPO Electronics is a Chinese consumer electronics and mobile communication company has announced in social media Oppo F7 will launching in Indian on 26th March 2018. Oppo F7 is more likely to be powered with an octa-core MediaTek SoC with 4/6 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The Oppo F7 will retain the 3.5mm headphone jack and micro USB port. (more...)
Republicans to Trump on North Korea: Verify Before You Trust Republicans to Trump on North Korea: Verify Before You Trust
- March 10, 2018

If that happens, he would be the first US president to meet a North Korean leader face-to-face. Still, the White House indicated that planning for the meeting was fully on track. "They've made promises to denuclearize, they've made promises to stop nuclear and missile testing", White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. (more...)
Super Smash Bros. Series Creator Masahiro Sakurai Working on Switch Game Super Smash Bros. Series Creator Masahiro Sakurai Working on Switch Game
- March 10, 2018

The hugely popular game has been on many wish lists for the Switch and will likely be one of the Switch's biggest games of 2018, Forbes reported . Sakurai didn't confirm if he is directing the game or taking another title, instead, saying "I am still at the stage of just announcing the title, but I keep silent working day by day". (more...)
Trump Can't Even Beat an Unnamed Democratic Candidate in 2020 Election Poll Trump Can't Even Beat an Unnamed Democratic Candidate in 2020 Election Poll
- March 10, 2018

Turn Texas blue? Not so fast. The 1.5 million Republican voters still outnumber the 1 million Democrat voters, according to the 2018 primary elections, however, Democrats are making moves to overtake predominately red counties especially in urban areas. (more...)
Actions on Google get better media playback, more subscriptions, and custom commands Actions on Google get better media playback, more subscriptions, and custom commands
- March 10, 2018

Meanwhile, expanded notification features for Assistant Actions are now out of beta . Earlier, developers were able to create custom commands to an extent using Actions, which essentially are apps that users control with their voice when talking to Google Assistant . (more...)
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stake Lessened by Cadinha & Co. LLC Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stake Lessened by Cadinha & Co. LLC
- March 10, 2018

It has outperformed by 0.64% the S&P500. Wallington Asset Management Llc bought 360 shares as the company's stock rose 13.58% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.20M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.15B, down from 1.47 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
CCT adjourns Saraki's trial indefinitely over cross-appeals CCT adjourns Saraki's trial indefinitely over cross-appeals
- March 10, 2018

According to the CCT chairman, Danladi Umar, adjournment of the case was necessary to allow for the outcome of the appeals filed by Saraki and the Federal Government in respect of the case. Danladi Yakubu Umar had asked parties for direction in the further proceedings. "Our appeal at the supreme court is fettered by this proceeding". He said: "Ordinarily we would have said your lordships should tarry awhile to protect the authority and integrity of the highest court, but the prosecution will ... (more...)
See Dramatic Cyclones Churning on Jupiter's Surface in These New NASA Photos See Dramatic Cyclones Churning on Jupiter's Surface in These New NASA Photos
- March 10, 2018

The scientists said Jupiter's jet streams, related to the familiar stripes on its surface, plunge some 1,800 miles (3,000 km) below cloud level, and that its deep interior is comprised of a fluid hydrogen and helium mixture that rotates as if it were a solid body. (more...)
Musicians can now post messages directly to their Google Search Featured Panels Musicians can now post messages directly to their Google Search Featured Panels
- March 10, 2018

Googles Blog post featured the following artists: Lorde , Steve Aoki , Sia , Son Litte, Sofi Tukker , Shakira , and Kygo . It's even easier to stay updated with your favorite musicians, because they now have the power to post directly to the front page of Google's search results! If it sounds a lot like Twitter, that's because it essentially is - right down to the verified blue checkmark that will let you know that posts are truly from the artist (or at least their permitted ... (more...)
Super Smash Bros. smashing onto Switch 2018, time to ink Fox Super Smash Bros. smashing onto Switch 2018, time to ink Fox
- March 10, 2018

While it saw a sequel on the 3DS called Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, it's heartening to see Nintendo bring the original to a new audience on the 3DS as a remake. Unique to Nintendo Switch , Okami HD will offer new functionality for the Celestial Brush, taking advantage of the Nintendo Switch system's touchscreen and motion-control support to create intuitive new ways to solve puzzles and defeat foes. (more...)
Amazon Explains What Is Causing Alexa To Laugh Spontaneously Amazon Explains What Is Causing Alexa To Laugh Spontaneously
- March 10, 2018

Amazon says Alexa will only respond to a follow-up commands if she's "confident" that it is a legitimate request and not just background noise. According to reports compiled by BuzzFeed, there are times when Alexa would suddenly laugh for no reason. (more...)
The Mario Tennis Aces Release Date Has Leaked The Mario Tennis Aces Release Date Has Leaked
- March 09, 2018

There are a few new gameplay mechanics in this installment. The real question here though is what other games Nintendo is going to talk about. Mario steps onto the court in classy tennis garb for intense rallies against a variety of characters in full-blown tennis battles. (more...)
Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond
- March 09, 2018

Researchers said that the presence of ice inside the diamonds suggests that pockets of watery fluids exist deep in the mantle, the Earth's layer that is sandwiched between the crust and the core and is made up mostly of solid and very hot rock under huge pressure. (more...)
Sea of Thieves' final beta is open to everyone Sea of Thieves' final beta is open to everyone
- March 09, 2018

The Merchant Alliance has also arrived to the Sea of Thieves as a new trading company. To install, you will just need to search for and install the Sea of Thieves Final Beta. During a developer update about the final beta, executive producer Joe Neate explained that the studio wants to have a greater number of players trying the game out than before, and in order to do so it has opened up the trial to everyone. (more...)
Valve is Going to Start Shipping Games Again Valve is Going to Start Shipping Games Again
- March 09, 2018

It seems that Gabe has heard the fans' insistent pleas, and he's ready to oblige. Speaking at the press presentation for Valve's latest, Artifact , Newell said: " Artifact is the first of several games that are going to be coming from us, so that's sort of good news". (more...)
Jon Favreau confirms live-action Star Wars TV series Jon Favreau confirms live-action Star Wars TV series
- March 09, 2018

Favreau already has a storied relationship with the Star Wars franchise having voiced a character in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series, and also has a role in the Han Solo movie launching in cinemas this summer. And this isn't the only Disneyland to get their Star Wars world, but Florida will also be getting their very own as soon as California's is set up. (more...)
Waymo is testing self-driving trucks in Atlanta Waymo is testing self-driving trucks in Atlanta
- March 09, 2018

Waymo is starting out small with this pilot test, using these semi trucks to carry cargo destined for Google's data centers. Both companies recently came to a settlement and are now discussing a potential partnership. Waymo is approaching this new pilot much in the same way it approached driverless cars, by putting them on the road with a safety driver ready to take over whenever the need may arise. (more...)
Facebook expanding deal with Major League Baseball Facebook expanding deal with Major League Baseball
- March 09, 2018

Last season , Facebook livestreamed 20 Friday games as a simulcast with the teams' local television broadcasts. Regardless of the success of platforms like Twitter and Facebook (and Amazon in snatching the Thursday Night Football deal away from Twitter last year ) getting these games on their platforms, the big primetime moments still elude those platforms and are all but locked up by incumbents. (more...)
Mario Tennis Aces Pre-Launch Tournament Announced
- March 09, 2018

While the Zone Shot incorporates motion controls in a small way, Nintendo is not missing the opportunity to provide a true tennis experience, either. In Swing Mode, players can use their Joy-Con controllers like a tennis racket, swinging them to initiate the tennis swings in the game. What's more, online tournements will be held periodically. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 available in S. Korea for pre-order buyers Samsung Galaxy S9 available in S. Korea for pre-order buyers
- March 09, 2018

Before the MWC 2018 , we learned Samsung nixed the in-display fingerprint sensor for Galaxy Note 9 and now it won't be ready again. "According to our understanding of the technologies, under-display fingerprint solutions may now have many technical issues (e.g. (more...)
Google Lens is coming to all Android smartphones via Google Photos app Google Lens is coming to all Android smartphones via Google Photos app
- March 09, 2018

Android 9.0 is also set to include support for Wi-Fi Round-Trip-Time (RTT) so apps can make use of indoor positioning to navigate locations like malls. Google showcased its Lens app to the world at its developer's conference I/O in 2017. As expected , there are some behind-the-scenes changes that Google has made. (more...)
Vetr Upgrades Akamai Technologies (AKAM) to Strong-Buy Vetr Upgrades Akamai Technologies (AKAM) to Strong-Buy
- March 09, 2018

Akamai Technologies, Inc .is engaged in providing cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing content and business applications over the Internet. The hedge fund run by Peter Adam Hochfelder held 2.26 million shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $96.65 million, down from 2.51 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Apple's Bengaluru supplier achieves zero waste in record time Apple's Bengaluru supplier achieves zero waste in record time
- March 09, 2018

Out of the 756 suppliers spanning 30 different countries, 197 suppliers were audited for the first time. Apple has also announced the launch of a women's' health initiative at its supplier plants, with a goal of reaching 1 million women by 2020. (more...)
Mario Tennis Aces Gets a Release Date Mario Tennis Aces Gets a Release Date
- March 09, 2018

First of all, the game will feature a wide cast of characters such as Mario , Peach, Luigi and Bowser, who can be taken to multiplayer content (online or local) and a story mode - the first since 2005's Mario Tennis: Power Tour on the Game Boy Advance where they will work to complete missions and boss fights against entities like a massive Piranha Plant. (more...)
Mobile Version Announced with Cross-Platform Play with Nearly All Other Versions Mobile Version Announced with Cross-Platform Play with Nearly All Other Versions
- March 09, 2018

It's coming to iOS devices first, with Android support coming later this year. There's now no word as to whether or not Xbox One will eventually be included in the mix. This is available on PC and PlayStation 4 as well as iOS and Android when it launches there. Console quality graphics and action. With this being the case, players will be able to join up with friends across different devices in order to play with one another without being inhibited by not having the same piece of ... (more...)
Sane Trilogy Removes All Reference to Naughty Dog On Other Platforms Sane Trilogy Removes All Reference to Naughty Dog On Other Platforms
- March 09, 2018

If you're feeling nostalgic for a '90s platformer and don't own a PS4 you're in luck. The remake of the classic PlayStation games is also coming to PC and Xbox One. Sane Trilogy confirms previous rumors which suggested that the recent remastered collection would no longer be a PlayStation 4 exclusive. You can view the trailer in its entirety below. (more...)
H1Z1 Goes Free-To-Play Eight Days After Leaving Early Access H1Z1 Goes Free-To-Play Eight Days After Leaving Early Access
- March 09, 2018

The history of this game is a very turbulent one, but the short version is that it once ruled the Steam charts in 2015 before failing to deliver on a lot of promises made by developer Daybreak Games. At roughly 18:00 GMT you will be able to download H1Z1 for free on Valve's Steam storefront, no longer having to pay the £14.99 entry price. If you recall, H1Z1 was originally conceived as a free-to-play title, back when Daybreak was Sony Online Entertainment and back when H1Z1 was an ... (more...)
Praise the Sun: Dark Souls amiibo coming, network test planned Praise the Sun: Dark Souls amiibo coming, network test planned
- March 09, 2018

Meanwhile, for Nintendo Switch owners, there's a new Amiibo that you'll be able to add to your collection. A Solaire of Astora will be released alongside the game on May 25th. The specifics for exactly when this demo will drop have yet to be known, though we'll make sure to lay down a summon sigil for you when the time is right. (more...)