Science


Don't blame academics like me for Facebook's privacy crisis Don't blame academics like me for Facebook's privacy crisis
- April 15, 2018

My profile, which could be indexed by search engines. Think about the site's new photo montages of "friend anniversaries", wherein an algorithm culls our most liked, most commented-on photos. They find themselves in the odd position of being on the same side as lawmakers who want to regulate Facebook . Embedded in Zuckerberg's example is a reminder that some Facebook users are more valuable than others, in terms of their potential to generate ad revenue. (more...)
Is this Android P's gesture-based navigation bar? Is this Android P's gesture-based navigation bar?
- April 15, 2018

Android smartphone manufacturers appear to have been misleading users into thinking their devices have the latest security patches. A large number of Android manufacturers (OEMs) are skipping security patches but are lying to users about it, according to the team at Security Research Lab (SRL), a Berlin-based cyber-security firm. (more...)
Google Added A Surprising New Feature In Gmail - The Confidential Mode Google Added A Surprising New Feature In Gmail - The Confidential Mode
- April 14, 2018

Another report by TechCrunch has also discovered that the new Gmail is likely to have a feature that a lot of users might find very useful. The company might showcase new Gmail features at the Google I/O 2018, which will commence on the 8th of May. (more...)
Android Auto Wireless is now enabled for Nexus and Pixel devices Android Auto Wireless is now enabled for Nexus and Pixel devices
- April 14, 2018

The chances are good that you won't meet both criteria. You don't need to take your phone out of your pocket or plug it in; it automatically connects over Wi-Fi. You hook your phone up with a USB cable, go through the initial setup process, and then that's it: next time you get in your auto, your phone will pair wirelessly to your dash, and you'll be ready to go. (more...)
Xiaomi-backed Black Shark Launches Gaming Smartphone Xiaomi-backed Black Shark Launches Gaming Smartphone
- April 14, 2018

It is equipped with the latest Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with Adreno 630 GPU which is exceptionally powerful and it is fast enough to load and store data easily. It runs on Android 8 Oreo along with a new version of Xiaomi's user interface MIUI 9. It also has sensors onboard that are Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, and Geomagnetic, Gravity Sensor. (more...)
Check Out the Mega Drive Mini in First Teaser Trailer Check Out the Mega Drive Mini in First Teaser Trailer
- April 14, 2018

Additionally, Sega announced that Shenmue I and II would be available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with options between retro and modern control schemes. Of course, we don't know many details about the Mega Drive Mini; the hardware quality, what games will be included, the software emulation powering the games, whether Sega plans to release it in the west, or whether it's just a redesign of the AtGame units all remain a mystery for now. (more...)
Shenmue I & II Coming To The PlayStation 4, Xbox One And PC Shenmue I & II Coming To The PlayStation 4, Xbox One And PC
- April 14, 2018

Since the Shenmue 3 crowdfunding campaign was announced, I think most of us were sure a release like this was only a matter of time. Following several reports over the last couple of years, Sega kicked off FES 2018 with the announcement that it's re-releasing Shenmue I and Shenmue II for PlayStation 4, Xbox One , and PC. (more...)
Airtel offers 30GB free data for those who upgrade to 4G smartphone Airtel offers 30GB free data for those who upgrade to 4G smartphone
- April 14, 2018

These users will get 30GB of free data when they upgrade to a 4G smartphone . These will help Airtel take on the new IPL 2018 recharge by Jio, priced at Rs. Jio, represented by senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi and advocate K R Sasriprabhu, claimed the advertisements "falsely proclaim" that Airtel was offering "live and free" access to T20 cricket coverage, and "falsely represent that a subscriber need only obtain a 4G sim from the defendant company and download the Airtel TV app to ... (more...)
Apple details its crackdown on leakers…in a leaked memo Apple details its crackdown on leakers…in a leaked memo
- April 14, 2018

The Guardian could not independently confirm the memo, and the company did not respond to a request for comment on Friday. MacRumors first noticed the public images - on the very same day that Bloomberg revealed Apple's internal memo. (more...)
On May, 10 The EPS for CRISPR Therapeutics AG (CRSP) Expected At $
- April 14, 2018

Since April 14, 2017 CRSP has risen 144.93% and is uptrending. Since the beginning of the calendar year, CRISPR Therapeutics AG (: CRSP ) is 123.85%. Many traders will use a combination of moving averages with different time frames to help review stock trend direction. Now the price is sitting at -4.79% lower than its 50 days moving average. (more...)
Jack Laugher dominates with 3m gold Jack Laugher dominates with 3m gold
- April 14, 2018

He could add to his medal haul as soon as tomorrow when he competes in the synchronised 10 meter event. Australia's James Connor took silver with 412.45 points. The Australian pair won with a score of 284.10, ahead of England's Alicia Blagg and Katherine Torrance in second. Heatly, 20, becomes Scotland's first Commonwealth diving medallist since his late grandfather Sir Peter Heatly won gold in 1958. (more...)
Shareholder's Alert__The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)
- April 14, 2018

RI now owns 32,668 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $3,512,000 after purchasing an additional 4,130 shares in the last quarter. The company had revenue of $15.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $15.47 billion. (more...)
Rare reveals what's on the horizon for Sea of Thieves Rare reveals what's on the horizon for Sea of Thieves
- April 14, 2018

Neate also alluded to the introduction of new ways for crews to communicate with one another. Sea of Thieves is a game about horizons. That isn't all Rare has slated for the month of May, as it's also going to launch a new weekly events program. (more...)
Google has Lost a Landmark Right Google has Lost a Landmark Right
- April 14, 2018

This afternoon the judge announced his decisions in the two cases, which were both contested by Google, following separate High Court trials. Justice Mark Warby ruled in favour of an unnamed businessman on Friday, siding with his argument that his criminal conviction was now legally "spent", and that they have been rehabilitated. (more...)
2K Games has a new BioShock game in the works 2K Games has a new BioShock game in the works
- April 13, 2018

The most recent installment was 2013's BioShock Infinite; a year after its release, lead BioShock studio Irrational Games was more or less shut down . According to Kotaku's Jason Schreier, whose insider reports are usually right on the money, another BioShock is in the works at a new "top-secret" 2K studio located in the San Francisco Bay area. (more...)
Under UK protection, poisoned ex-spy's daughter refuses Russian consular help Under UK protection, poisoned ex-spy's daughter refuses Russian consular help
- April 13, 2018

Meanwhile, the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog is to publish its report into the attack tomorrow, the UK's Foreign Office has said. Karen Pierce told reporters at United Nations headquarters on Thursday that the U.K. "We have every reason to see such actions as the abduction of two Russian nationals", Yakovenko said. Others include intelligence that Russia has made nerve agents and studied how to use them for assassinations, and the view of Russian President Vladimir Putin's ... (more...)
Automobili Pininfarina: Mahindra's new high-performance EV brand Automobili Pininfarina: Mahindra's new high-performance EV brand
- April 13, 2018

There's a new electric luxury vehicle brand, and its name is Automobili Pininfarina. It will combine 88 years of iconic design heritage with leading edge electric vehicle competence of the Mahindra Group and Mahindra Formula E racing. "This project helps me and my family to realize my grandfather's dream of seeing outstanding innovative cars exclusively branded Pininfarina on the roads". (more...)
AMD debuts new Ryzen processors, pre-orders start today AMD debuts new Ryzen processors, pre-orders start today
- April 13, 2018

As noted, the X470 chipset motherboards will also bring several other improvements, including optimized Memory Routing for higher memory frequency support and optimized VRM and power layout for improved CPU overclocking, better efficiency, and better I/O with support with more and faster USB ports. (more...)
NASA footage shows Jupiter's giant cyclones in 3D NASA footage shows Jupiter's giant cyclones in 3D
- April 13, 2018

Juno scientists debuted the animations during the European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna, Austria. But before Juno, researchers had a superficial understanding of the planet's deep weather layers, and could only guess what its poles look like. (more...)
Experts Reassure That Rapture Isn't Coming on April 23 Experts Reassure That Rapture Isn't Coming on April 23
- April 13, 2018

She was pregnant and crying out in the pain and agony of giving birth'. NASA describes Planet X as a "hypothetical Neptune-sized planet" orbiting our sun, but it unequivocally stated a year ago when Meade predicted the end of the world in September that this so-called death planet doesn't exist. (more...)
Facebook Stories to get AR drawings and Boomerangs in the near future Facebook Stories to get AR drawings and Boomerangs in the near future
- April 13, 2018

Facebook is expanding the features of Stories. The 3D drawing feature will allow Facebook Stories users to doodle whatever they want on the world around them using augmented reality. Facebook says Boomerang is now rolling out to all users. If you are not familiar with 3D drawing then this allows you to scribble a message or a graffiti and then move the camera around to see that the markings or the elements of the graffiti stay in place as the camera moves. (more...)
Football Manager Touch 2018 kicks off on Switch today Football Manager Touch 2018 kicks off on Switch today
- April 13, 2018

Out of the blue, Sega has not only announced but also released Football Manager Touch 2018 on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Billed as the most "realistic, in-depth and immersive" football experience now doing the rounds, the on-the-go-gaffer-'em-up lets you get to grips with over 50 different teams, making crucial decisions such as choosing who gets to play the Beautiful Game and who plonks their backside on the bench. (more...)
Apple Stores Are Overwhelmed By Numerous iPhone Battery Replacement Requests Apple Stores Are Overwhelmed By Numerous iPhone Battery Replacement Requests
- April 13, 2018

The company wants to extend the offerings of the top-of-the-line features to mid-level iPhones , upgrade mid-level iPhone users to premium iPhones , maintain the higher price bands on new features while tapping the emerging markets with older devices. (more...)
'The Banner Saga 3' Will Release in July With Several Editions 'The Banner Saga 3' Will Release in July With Several Editions
- April 13, 2018

A solid release line up for 2018 includes the sequel to the award winning RPG game Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, the eagerly awaited and final installation in the Banner Saga trilogy, Banner Saga 3 , and BAFTA Games award victor At Sundown. (more...)
Vivo Y71 with 'Face Access', FullView display launched at Rs 10990 Vivo Y71 with 'Face Access', FullView display launched at Rs 10990
- April 13, 2018

We have already seen features like this in the Vivo V-series smartphones but trickling it down to a more budget line up is likely to come as a boost for the Y-series. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage. Vivo is also stressing on the fact that its Y71 has "Face Access" that scans the facial features and not just unlocks the device but also lowers the volume when the user is looking at the screen among other tasks. (more...)
'Punk' turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list 'Punk' turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list
- April 13, 2018

Unfortunately, the Mary River turtle is listed as Endangered by the IUCN Red List following precipitous declines since 1970. It lives only in the Mary River from which it took its name. Recognized as a species apart only in 1994, this turtle suffered from its popularity as a pet in the 1970s and 80s. An Australian river turtle with a distinctive green punk-rock hairstyle, two spikes under its chin and the ability to breathe through its genitals is on a new list of endangered reptiles. (more...)
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) Analyst Ratings as of April 10, 2018
- April 13, 2018

On Thursday, January 11 the stock of XPO Logistics, Inc. The stock increased 2.47% or $2.43 during the last trading session, reaching $100.75. XPO outperformed the S&P 500 by 102.23%. Citigroup maintained it with "Buy" rating and $38 target in Thursday, April 14 report. Among 15 analysts covering Nextera Energy Inc. Deutsche Bank set a $133.00 price objective on shares of XPO Logistics and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Sunday, February 25th. (more...)
Siegfried Returns with His Bloody Big Sword in SoulCalibur VI Siegfried Returns with His Bloody Big Sword in SoulCalibur VI
- April 13, 2018

SoulCalibur VI acts as a sort of reboot for the franchise, revisiting the events of the first game in the series. Travel through signature 16 century stages and experience the struggle for the two legendary swords using a roster of returning characters along with newcomers! There are sure to be plenty more characters lined up to appear in the game. (more...)
Senate panel eyes legislative protections for Mueller Senate panel eyes legislative protections for Mueller
- April 13, 2018

Cory Booker of New Jersey and Chris Coons of Delaware. Chris Coons of DE and Cory Booker of New Jersey are introducing legislation Wednesday that would give any special counsel a 10-day window in which he or she could seek expedited judicial review of a firing, the four senators said in a statement. (more...)
Android phones may not be as secure as they claim Android phones may not be as secure as they claim
- April 13, 2018

For those that are unaware, Google releases Android security patches every month . Google's phones seem to be safe , however, as the Pixel and Pixel 2 series did not misrepresent what security patches they had. For example, Samsung's 2016 J5 accurately reported what was and wasn't installed, but its 2016 J3 said all patches were up to date when 12 weren't actually installed. (more...)