Sci-tech

by | January 07, 2018 | 12:55

Intel said its chips, which power Macs and devices from other manufacturers, contain the flaw as well as processors based on ARM architecture, which is used in iOS devices and Android smartphones. The Apple Watch , which runs a derivative of the iPhone's operating system, is not affected, according to the company. Meltdown allegedly affects all systems running Intel x86 chips and is present across all popular operating systems, including Windows, Linux and macOS.

by | January 06, 2018 | 22:08

Chip makers have been very effective in making enhancements to greatly improve application performance, but the revelation of Spectre and Meltdown makes it clear that more attention needs to be paid to hardware level security. "Check with your operating system vendor or system manufacturer and apply any available updates as soon as they are available", the company said. Apple said Thursday all Mac computers, iPhones and iPads are at risk, but it insisted the flaws had affected none of ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 16:24

Kimura has often won the annual auction in the past. "I feel it was a bit expensive, but I am happy that I was able to successfully win at auction a tuna of good shape and size", he said, according to Fortune. He adds that if countries continue to exceed their catch limits, then the very survival of the species will be threatened. Following rounds of talks between the metropolitan government and businesses, a new opening date of October 11, 2018 has been set.

by | January 06, 2018 | 14:26

The feature is now under works and available for select users. Users can opt to share their Stories to WhatsApp by simply tapping the share button from the sharing screen in Instagram . Currently, if you are an Instagram user, you can share your Instagram story on Facebook by linking your account. The new feature is being tested by Facebook and it will save time for posting the same content on different platforms in one action.

by | January 06, 2018 | 11:15

Apple has acquired the iOS continuous integration and deployment provider Buddybuild . Apple has paid developers over $86 billion since 2008. They help in attracting more users to purchase their devices. The noteworthy aspect of this development is how the startup was meant to make the work of developers much easier via testing and improvements. The company was founded in October 2015 by Dennis Pilarinos and Christopher Stott, both of whom previously worked as engineers at Amazon ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 11:01

The two categories were removed in December despite 10 players and six referees being shortlisted for the awards earlier. Best is best, not best for the bad or best for the best. The committee believes that by giving referees awards, it may lead to some corruption at a later stage. In the same ceremony held in the Ghanaian capital, the player, Mohamed Salah has been voted African Footballer of the.

by | January 06, 2018 | 06:41

Until we hear proper word from Nintendo, however, all such thoughts are mere speculation. The Nintendo PR reps have been contacting some journalists to be allowed to re-quote the reviews of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, a fact that has given vent to the imagination of fans of the series on Reddit .

by | January 06, 2018 | 02:33

Aroon is used to measure the presence and strength of trends. If the RSI is closer to 100, this may indicate a period of stronger momentum. Stocks have been performing well of late, and investors may be eager to catch the next potential move higher.

by | January 06, 2018 | 02:15

The 30-share index rose 110.26 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 33,958.29. It then climbed by279 points to touch the day's high at 34,188.85, before closing at34,153.85, with a gain of 184.21 points as compared to its last close.The Nifty recorded day's high and low at 10,566.10 and 10,520.10points, respectively.The sectoral indices like Materials, Telecom, Technology and Realtygained that supported the market.

by | January 06, 2018 | 00:38

Walter Hamada , one of the executives behind the massively successful Conjuring horror movies made by Warner Bros .' New Line division, has been named president of DC-based film production. I'm confident Walter and Geoff, working with our filmmaking partners, will deliver films that will resonate with both broad global audiences as well as DC fanboys and fangirls.

by | January 06, 2018 | 00:29

The security researchers at Google Project Zero opened the box of Pandora when they found out about a slew of new vulnerabilities that have impacted every Intel processor shipped over a decade. While Intel claims that the stock sale was part of a planned divestiture, Krzanich ( below, right ) put the plan in place only in October, the report said.

by | January 05, 2018 | 23:31

The Fayetteville Observer reported that power failed at two schools in Cumberland County on Wednesday . The North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to 700 collisions and 300 other calls for service during the storm. A winter storm warning extended from the Gulf Coast of Florida's "Big Bend" region all the way up the Atlantic coast. Both men died at the scene.

by | January 05, 2018 | 20:13

After receiving the pop-up, Android users who fall for the ruse enter in their login details, which ten get sent to a remote server. However, it is claimed that this malware is not widespread and most Uber users are not affected by it. The infamous Fakeapp Android malware is back, and this time it's using deep linking to fool users into handing over Uber login credentials and related information like their current location.

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:18

The two security flaws were reported earlier this week and have been named Meltdown (impacts only Intel chips) and Spectre , which impacts pretty much every known modern processor including Intel, ARM , AMD . Other tech giants - like Intel and Microsoft - also assured users they're issuing updates and fixes. It said that Apple Watch is not affected. " Apple will release an update for Safari on macOS and iOS in the coming days to mitigate these exploit techniques".

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:13

Burnout Paradise , the 2008 Criterion games open world racing game, is getting a remaster which will be launching on PS4 in Japan on March the 16th. In Japan it will cost ¥4,104, which converts to around $35. One such query concerns the licensed music contained in the game; from the iconic " Paradise City" opener performed by Guns N' Roses to a whole raft of other classic beats, the original PS3 release of Burnout Paradise boasted some of the finest gaming tunes around.

by | January 05, 2018 | 17:03

Lenovo said the X Series focuses on performance, flexibility and compact design, while the T Series is a "corporate workhorse", and the L Series offers value-based business versatility. Lenovo has also upgraded its T series with new ThinkPad T480 , T480s and T580 devices. Let's have a look at the features of Lenovo's latest ThinkPad series notebooks.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:40

The fast-food restaurant's new Nacho Fries will debut nationwide on January 25, and to make matters even more exciting, they'll only cost you $1. As one tester explained to Business Insider back in May, fries don't quite offer the same dipping potential as tortilla chips, which may explain why the final offering is a little different than the trial run.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:35

Consumers might be cheering that a $29 battery from Apple can speed up their iPhones , but analysts are anxious it could harm 2018 iPhone sales to the tune of 16 million units. Apple this week also made a decision to relax its policy for the $79 battery replacement, which normally requires staff to check whether or not a battery can retain 80 percent of its original capacity as it's created to.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:27

The Sandstone White OnePlus 5T isn't available in India, and is instead listed on the company's global online stores . Based on the teaser put up by OnePlus , fans were expecting the Chinese company to unveil a new OnePlus 5T variant with a sandstone finish.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:23

The JD.com listing also confirms the fact that the OnePlus 5 Sandstone variant will be available in White colour; a black colour variant is still under speculation. OnePlus will reveal the pricing and availability of the new Sandstone variant at the launch event in China tomorrow. With the OnePlus 2 , the company released a variant in Sandstone even as it moved to a metal frame.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:48

This means that Galaxy X will come with a pressure sensitive display. The patent was spotted by LetsGoDigital . The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 is priced at Rs. Samsung had also put up a support page for the smartphone a couple of months back, confirming the phone's existence. "We are targeting to launch foldable phones next year, although we are in the process of overcoming some hurdles for mass production", he said at a media conference last September.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:13

Capcom revealed new details about the upcoming game Monster Hunter: World and has also released a new trailer featuring several new and returning Elder Dragons. Are you interested in visiting the Monster Hunter Meat Shack? A PC version will arrive this fall. Developer Phoenix Labs is stacked with former staffers from League of Legends' Riot Games, but they are nevertheless an underdog in a genre more or less invented by Capcom's long-running franchise.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:52

Iovine always seemed out of place at Apple and so it's no surprise the timing of departure is linked to his Apple shares fully vesting. Thus far Iovine and Apple have not commented on the latest reports. But when asked what he planned to do after Apple Music, Iovine told Billboard in a September interview that he was focused for the time being on bringing music streaming up to speed.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:39

The transaction marks a victory for new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who helped broker the deal and who will benefit from a deep-pocketed investor like SoftBank. Uber investors and employees tendered shares equal to about 20 per cent of the company, the Journal reported, citing unnamed sources. The SoftBank deal clears the way for Uber, among the most valuable tech firms in the world, to sell stock to the public.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:44

Mad Catz has risen from the dead, but a lot has changed behind the scenes. Gaming peripheral company Mad Catz filed for bankruptcy in late March, but the brand is looking to make a comeback from its financial woes. The company took on greater publishing responsibilities for the release of Rock Band 4 in October 2015, alongside its traditional role of producing the game's music-themed controllers.