Science

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:26

Despite all its struggles, Uber continues to see strong growth in ride bookings, which doubled in the second quarter compared with the same time past year. One flank of directors campaigned for former General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt to take over the top job while another led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Benchmark wanted Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman .

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:22

For now, this capability is offered with Amazon Music , TuneIn, iHeartRadio and Pandora. Thanks to those integrations, you can ask Alexa to turn on the TV, raise or lower the volume, play, pause, stop, fast forward, switch inputs, and change channels.

by | August 29, 2017 | 02:03

Rauner vetoed a similar measure in November, prompting lawmakers to revise the bill to address the Republican governor's concerns about voter fraud and conflicts with federal law. "... This would be the first major education funding compromise in decades". Many superintendents say the possibility of not being guaranteed school funding again is concerning.

by | August 29, 2017 | 01:41

The franchise's No 1 wide receiver had to be carted off the field in agony after being hit by Titans safety Jonathan Cyprien late in the first quarter, and the Bears fear he suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament. I'm going with a slight edge to Wright at this point, but I wouldn't rule White out either. Getting back Markus Wheaton , who hasn't practiced much due to an appendectomy and broken finger, will help, as would reliable play from veterans Kendall Wright and Victor Cruz (if ...

by | August 29, 2017 | 01:30

Below are the details about the two PS VR bundles that will be available soon. I write "effectively" above because the base price of PlayStation VR-$399.99 in the USA -hasn't actually changed. You also have the PlayStation 4 - a VR capable console many already own working to shape its own piece of VR real-estate. You'll start seeing them popping up in stores September 1, so if you've been aching to try out PlayStation VR , this looks like your best shot, currently, unless you're going ...

by | August 29, 2017 | 01:20

As far as we know, the device will have estimated price of 1000 Euro (75,000 INR). However, there is always a possibility to include a ultra-wide-angle lens instead of the telephoto lens, as the secondary sensor on the Galaxy S9 , like LG did with the LG G6, as per KGI reports .

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:30

Pink , the 2017 Vanguard Award victor, gave a speech about beauty and acceptance directed to her six year-old daughter, Willow , that moved many to tears. We take the gravel and the shell and make a pearl. 'No, mama.' Do you see me changing my body? "If we were to all put our voices together, do you realise the difference we would make?" she told the audience in Los Angeles on Sunday.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:29

When NYPD announced its decision to choose Windows Phone over Android and iPhone, this raised some eyebrows. Unfortunately, in a sign of the times, a new report from the New York Post explains that the NYPD is planning to ditch the Windows Phones for iPhones by the end of this year.

by | August 28, 2017 | 04:28

Some locations in the direct path of the most recent total solar eclipse will once again experience 100 percent totality in 2024, including Carbondale, Illinois; Cape Girardeau, Missouri and Paducah, Kentucky. That's because even more glorious images continue to surface, like this incredible video of the International Space Station passing through the solar eclipse .

by | August 27, 2017 | 05:34

Facebook is reportedly testing it in employee homes, and it plans to launch it by May 2018 for about $499, which is considerably more expensive than the Amazon Echo Show . Word of Facebook's plans to build a video chat device, codenamed "Aloha", surfaced last month when Taiwanese publication Digitimes reported that Facebook was working on a 15-inch touchscreen smart speaker device .

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:49

Sales of the Galaxy Note 8 are likely to come higher than expected due to strong affinity of Note users, said the sources, who estimated that shipments of the Galaxy Note 8 are expected to surpass 10 million units. The two new additions to the J series were launched with 13MP rear camera and LED flash and a front camera that is 13MP with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash.

by | August 26, 2017 | 03:44

Amazon's line of Fire TV devices also experienced a sizable improvement over last year's showing, clocking in at 24 percent (compared to 16 percent in 2016). Apple introduced the most recent iteration of its Apple TV close to two years ago. It would, therefore, make sense to unveil updates to tvOS - Apple TV's operating system - alongside an updated device.

by | August 26, 2017 | 03:05

Sure is going to be tough - potentially impossible - to get the Shot Down trophy, which says "Prevent 1500 damage with a single use of D.Va's Defense Matrix in Quick or Competitive Play". This version turns Resurrect into a single target ability. These changes to D.Va's abilities can significantly alter the way she is played. Called Valkyrie , her new Ultimate acts as an augmentation to most of her other abilities.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:27

Those who pre-order on the PlayStation Store will receive special character costumes, as well as a selection of character avatars. As it stands, the IP is getting a sort of resurgence with its rightful inclusion in the rare SNES Classic lineup , the Seiken Densetsu Collection , and the remake of the first Mana title, Adventures of Mana , that released previous year for mobile and PS Vita .

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:16

The struggling Canadian company fell behind the OS race, announcing its first Android-powered smartphone just two years ago in 2015 when other Android OEMs had five to six generations of flagships already. Under this licensing deal, a smartphone manufacturer will be able to launch its own-branded smartphone with the security features and secure private version of Android operating system by the Canadian company.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:12

And as noted, it's also rewriting history; Greek astronomer Hipparchus , who lived around 120 BC, is normally considered the founding father of trigonometry . Until now, the widely accepted view was that the tablet was a teacher's aid for checking students' solutions of quadratic problems. "Our research reveals that Plimpton 322 describes the shapes of right-angle triangles using a novel kind of trigonometry based on ratios, not angles and circles", says one of the researchers, ...

by | August 26, 2017 | 00:35

Another popular Iranian app that was recently pulled down was DelionFoods, an online food delivery service company. "Under the US sanctions regulations, the App Store can not host, distribute or do business with apps or developers connected to certain USA embargoed countries", reads a message Apple sent to app developers.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:25

The problem, however, is that it caused confusion and fear among gamers because of the alleged stiff requirements. Hajime Tabata has never met a woman who was anything less than "strong". He did say that they will eventually announce the minimum and recommended PC specs at a later date. Tabata says that these effects in particular had be nearly entirely redone, and that they were fully detached before being added back into the game in a way that would make sense to the players.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:20

Bulgaria expects a discussion with Macron on the future of Western Balkan countries, on protection of the EU's eastern borders as well as bilateral cooperation between Bulgaria and France. But they stopped short of supporting Macron's plan to limit the duration of these contracts to one year rather than two under a new European Commission proposal.

by | August 25, 2017 | 00:50

Elon Musk shared an image of a person sitting in what looks like a spacecraft cabin, wearing a bright white and silver spacesuit. Both companies had a target date of Fall 2017 to deliver astronauts to the space station but these have since been pushed back.

by | August 25, 2017 | 00:40

And it was less than a year ago that the company voluntarily put all its missions on hold following an explosion during a test at Cape Canaveral . From 2013 through 2016, the company averaged only six successful launches per calendar year.

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:43

After longtime Apple hardware executive Bob Mansfield took over the Titan project previous year, he shifted its focus from building a auto to the technology behind it, the Times said. "But we are being straightforward that it's a core technology that we view as very important", Cook said during an interview with Bloomberg at the time .

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:42

It focuses on Mei , the Chinese ecologist who also wields a handy freezing gun. Titled " Rise and Shine ", it tells the story of Mei, Ecopoint Antarctica and the fate of her science team. Mei was one the heroes that launched with Overwatch . But Mei is not one to allow her fellow scientists' deaths to be in vain. The story delves into Ecopoint Antarctica, a former Overwatch installation created to collect data on the environmental changes of the planet before Overwatch's eventual ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:37

The company will also be equipping the wearable with the new Speedo app for allowing users to track their swimming exercise. Aside from enhanced water protection (up to 50 meters this time around), very little about the fitness tracker's specs and features seems to have changed compared to the 2016 edition.

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:01

In an interview ahead of Samsung's Galaxy Note phone launch , DJ Koh, the president of Samsung's mobile division, said a smart speaker is on the way. With this worldwide roll-out the company expects that Bixby will also start learning the finer nuances in the languages used in many countries and bring about improvements in its responses.