Sci-tech

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:24

Last week, the oil giant hadannounced that it hoped to double North Sea oil production to 200,000 barrels by 2020. Fourth-quarter oil and gas production rose 18 percent from a year earlier to 2.58 million barrels of oil equivalent a day. It marked the best year for production since 2010. And we did all this while maintaining safe and reliable operations. "We are increasingly confident that we can continue to deliver growth across our business, improving cash flows and returns for ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:00

The total amount comes to 41.6 million units, which is still less than the entire tablet unit sales by Apple past year. However, Samsung retained its second place in total tablet shipments for 2017, despite losing some market share.

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:34

Play Time Management is a new feature that allows guardians and family members to manage PS4 playtime for their child. It's a cinch to operate, requiring you to simply head to Settings Family Management on the PS4, or fire up your PlayStation account on your web browser via a PC or smartphone.

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:45

There is no official word on when this will actually go live, but the 5.0 system update went live in October about six weeks after the beta started . However, the update will also have some new features. PS4 Pro owners will be ecstatic to see a new "supersampling mode" under Settings, enabling those with HDTVs (i.e., 1080p or less) to enjoy an enhanced visual experience when playing certain games on their PS4.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:44

There's also the cascading grille that is fast becoming a Hyundai signature, along with prominent squared-off wheel arches and a strong shoulder line that stretches across the full length of the vehicle. The South Korean firm has confirmed that the next Santa Fe will feature its latest "Smart Sense" active safety technology, including clever additions like rear seats that detect passengers and a rear alert system that works in conjunction with the car's automated emergency braking system (AEB) ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:42

England successfully began their bid for a record third straight outright Six Nations title with a 46-15 win over Italy in Rome on Sunday, but lost Youngs to injury less than 10 minutes into the game. "Thanks everyone for your kind messages of support with great people around me I'll be back to contribute soon enough", Youngs wrote on Twitter this morning.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:32

An 8 MP 120-degree wide angle selfie camera and 13MP f2.0 main Camera. The rear camera has 13 MP sensor with a 1/3.06-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture, with LED flash. Moreover, a rear-facing fingerprint sensor is available that doubles as a power button. The phone ships with the latest OS version Android Oreo with EMUI 8.0 on top.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:07

The hackers in few of the compromised account tweeted, "I love Pakistan ". The 62-year-old confirmed the news and said, "My twitter account has been hacked. The accounts have been restored now. While it is not yet known exactly how and when the accounts were hacked, both Madhav's and Kher's pages had retweeted posts.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:30

It looks like things have taken a turn for the worst for the Dead Rising series. Most importantly, it still remains a sadistically fun game to play. The new Capcom Heroes mode is also a blast, and basically turns Dead Rising into a crossover musou title. Hopefully, the restructuring of the project and the team will leave the developers with something much more manageable.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:44

Processor: 2.45GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU. But in India, the company has only launched Amazing Silver variant of the phone. The HTC U11 + runs Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box with the company's HTC Sense UI running on top. Its connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and USB Type-C port.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:35

In addition to the VR Launch Kit for Unreal Engine announcement, HP has also extended its Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering to VR solutions. What is new is the option of added Intel Core X-Series processors (with 6 to 18 cores). The professional edition of the headset isn't anything different from the regular variant in terms of the specs, though it includes replaceable face cushions, allowing for easier cleaning.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:27

For years Windows PCs have run a wide range of software, but now it seems that Microsoft will give PC makers scope to restrict which apps will work on Windows machines. Windows 10 S also improved battery life on some hardware, like the Surface Laptop . OEMs won't have to choose between Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro, or Windows 10 S now, they just have to pick Windows 10 Home or Pro, and choose if they want it to have S mode on by default.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:08

In a video message, Powell pledged to support continued economic growth and a healthy job market while remaining "vigilant" to any emerging economic risks. The first challenge facing Powell as Fed chair is "working out how to achieve growth that is both adequate and financially sustainable", former U.S.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:57

It killed eight people and a Miami police officer, who was one of the ones who died, refused to settle. "And that cracked the windshield on the train, and those train windshields are pretty thick". Amtrak calls the effort to make the company pay for upgrades on host tracks "both probable and reasonably estimable". The CSX dispatch center was manually directing the Amtrak train via telephone communications, Anderson said.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:54

La Coruna are now in 18th place in La Liga, sitting just three points above the relegation zone with Las Palmas and Malaga not too far from Deportivo in the battle to stay up. Will be updated after late news conference with Seedorf. The former Real Madrid star will take over at the Riazor with his new side 18th in La Liga, three points from safety.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:52

Android Nougat is finally king of the hill, as far as usage numbers are concerned. It's great to see a newer version of Android unseat Marshmallow as the most widely used flavor of Android. Jellybean which is the world's most popular mobile OS fell to five percent and Ice Cream Sandwich down by 0.01-percent to 0.4-percent. In comparison, Android Marshmallow 6.0 version is on 28.1 per cent devices.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:06

This also results in the fingerprint scanner being moved to the middle, close to the centre of the phone as opposed to the right-hand side of the phone. Look closely at the image and you'll see that just one of all of the cases in the image is for the Galaxy S9 . The latest press renders reveal the Galaxy S9 series in a new Lilac Purple colour variant.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:53

Even the smartphone was kept on display for viewing, the company had covered its top and bottom portions. He claims it will come with a 5.5-inch 18:9 display (no resolution spec for now) and be priced in the low-end. It appears that there is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 under the hood with X20 LTE modem that supports download speeds of up to 1.2Gbps. Although HTC didn't reveal any details about the smartphone it previewed at the 5G event, it did mention that the particular handset is ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:53

The new offer increased the stock portion by $12. Broadcom called its new, $82-a-share offer its "best and final" one. Qualcomm is in the middle of negotiating a $38.1 billion deal to buy NXP Semiconductors, but that's come under regulatory scrutiny in Europe.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:21

Rate Super Bowl ads right now in Ad Age's' first Super Bowl Ad Rank, based on scores from marketing pros-that's you-of entertainment value and effectiveness. He ran Alexa ads through a digital audio editing software and discovered that the ads transmit levels of sound in the 3,000 and 6,000 hertz portion of the audio spectrum which is inaudible for humans.

by | February 05, 2018 | 19:25

by | February 05, 2018 | 13:01

But unlike the last time when his gig with Janet Jackson introduced "wardrobe malfunction" to the American lexicon, this time Timberlake danced and sang his way through a roughly 12-minute set before a television audience estimated at over 100 million people.

by | February 05, 2018 | 11:51

It is also safe to presume that the Nokia 7 Plus will come with the Nokia OZO 360-degree spatial audio technology. HMD Global is skipping a refreshed launch of the Nokia 7 and going straight with the release of Nokia 7 Plus. The device will run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box as well. "The Nokia 7 Plus is reported to pack a massive 6" display but one that should fit nicely in the hands thanks to an 18:9 aspect ratio.