Science

Snapdragon 836 doesn't exist, Pixel 2 gets SD835

The popular rumor right now is that the Google Pixel 2 smartphones will be powered by a slightly more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 processor. Hence, th...


Astronomers Detect a Storm of Deep-Space Radio Bursts

First detected with the Parkes Telescope in Australia, FRBs have now been seen by several radio telescopes around the world. The Breakthrough Listen project, ...


Lenovo settles vulnerable software case brought by FTC, US states

Lenovo has come under heavy fire for violating consumer protection laws in the USA by pre-installing several laptops with an adware software which put the user...


YouTube updates Live with 'ulta-low latency' streaming

The streamers will also have better community interactions including viewer inputs and forums . This list can be applied to other videos, saving the creator's ...


WhatsApp launches business app and a plan to make money

In a brief FAQ post, it is clarified that WhatsApp is now testing these tools through a " closed pilot program " and that verified profiles will appear with a...


Swiss firm claims to crack secret of red chocolate

It's bang-on-millennial-trend-pink hue isn't a result of adding any berries, flavouring or colouring - it comes from the Ruby cocoa bean with which it's made....


Facebook inflating ad reach figures

Facebook told advertisers that the platform can potentially "reach" 41 million young adults between 18 and 24 in the US. But that's more than last year's U...


Facebook: Fake accounts linked to Russian Federation bought political ads during U.S. election

Stamos said a "majority" of the ads didn't specifically reference the presidential election or a particular candidate but did try to amplify divisive issues. Fa...


Nissan Just Unveiled Its Cheap Tesla Model 3 Killer

Power is increased by 38 per cent compared with the outgoing model, to 110kW, while torque is up by 26 per cent to 320Nm. It has a brake and accelerator as norm...


Scientists shocked by incredible discovery at the center of the Milky Way

Yet, the Intermediate Mass Black Holes ( IMBHs ) have been considered as a missing link in the cosmic objects' evolution and science behind the formation ...


Xiaomi Redmi 5A Seems to Have Surfaced on TENAA as Xiaomi MCT3B

In any case, let's take a look at more details about the Xiaomi Mi A1 below. It was launched in September 2014 by Sundar Pichai , Google's current chief exec...


Facebook Watch is live for everyone in the US

Facebook is essentially trying to do what YouTube could never get right. However, to keep its safe harbour protection, the social network has had to provide ...


Nissan introduced the second generation of the Leaf EV

Nissan is now trying to reassert its leadership. Nissan on Wednesday introduced the new Nissan Leaf , the next evolution of its zero-emission electric ve...


Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 Smartphones Won't Have Snapdragon 836 Processors

The last year's Pixel phones come with Snapdragon 821 chipset which is the successor to the company's year 2015 launched Snapdragon 820. The latest report b...


WhatsApp Business to make interaction with services easier

The tools now being tested are free, but upcoming features may be charged. The service will continue to add more and more businesses over the coming months as i...


Have astronomers found the 'missing link' of black hole evolution?

This unusual movement perplexed the researchers, so they chose to point the powerful ALMA telescope in Chile's Atacam desert at the cloud. Recently we discove...


Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Music Rights

While Facebook has allowed video sharing on its platforms since many years, it's only in recent years that the company chose to increase focus on the medium...


You can now pay for fried chicken by just scanning your face

KFC has released a new facial recognition system in one of its stores in Hangzhou, China that lets diners pay for their crispy grub using a simple smile....


New Orleans standing down from Harvey ramp-up

I missed New Orleans. Years later, vast areas in New Orleans remain broken; families are spread across the USA; and trauma from the storm still haunts thousan...


CD Projekt RED Celebrates The Witcher's 10th Anniversary

The game was released in Europe on October 26 and in the U.S. on October 30 for Windows and OS X. Whether this is just a nice video for the fans or a hint a...


Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns amid speculation of a Cabinet reshuffle

Rudy's exit from the ministry has come just when reports of a cabinet-reshuffle-cum-expansion are getting stronger. The reshuffle could see the entry of Jan...


70000 evacuated in Frankfurt to defuse WWII bomb

According to The Independent, the western city of Koblenz was also forced to evacuate residents after a 500-kilogram USA bomb was discovered. The bomb ...


US Navy Shoots Down Missile Off Hawaii in Test

Today, the North Korean report said the hydrogen bomb had an explosive power adjustable from tens of kilotons to hundreds of kilotons. The claims come ami...


Xiaomi launches 'Lake Blue' color variant for the Redmi Note 4

This color was previously available in China and has some good demand in India too because numerous users were importing it directly. Teaming up with a Bengalur...


Texas rangers subdue 12ft alligator in Houston floods

According to KTRK , the ABC affiliate in Houston, Brian Foster had returned home Friday to survey the damage and begin cleanup, when he noticed the unwanted g...


Yemeni al Qaeda leader calls for attacks in support of Myanmar's Rohingya

The military has said almost 400 people, majority insurgents, have died in clashes. On Saturday, hundreds of Indonesians from various races staged a demonstra...


PM May says agreed with Japan to speed up North Korea sanctions

The Prime Minister said the test was "reckless" and said the case for tougher action against Kim Jong Un's regime was now even more pressing. During the l...


Supermassive Black Hole Discovered In The Milky Way

The astronomers in Japan found new evidence of the so-called intermediate-mass black hole when they turned a powerful telescope in Chile's Atacama desert on...


World leaders slam North Korea's latest nuclear test

One expert said the size of Sunday's detonation, measured by the U.S. Geological Survey at magnitude 6.3, meant it was possible it could be a hydrogen bomb ...


Steelers trade for JJ Wilcox with safeties nursing injuries

In the trade, the Buccaneers receive a sixth-round pick in next year's draft in exchange for Wilcox and a seventh-round pick in the 2019 draft. Wilcox becam...


N Korea nuclear test 'absolutely unacceptable': Japan PM

She met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan . "This latest action by North Korea is reckless and poses a...


Frankfurt WWII bomb defused after mass evacuation

In a shocking incident, a huge unexploded World War II-era bomb was defused by the bomb disposal experts in the German financial capital Frankfurt , fo...


Trump Is Mishandling North Korea (but the Markets Don't Care)

The time has come for the Trump administration to take action. Hours later, after attending church in Washington , the president made his "We'll see" comme...


Large Asteroid To Safely Pass Earth On Sept. 1

NASA says Florence will brighten to the ninth magnitude in late August and early September, when it will be visible in small telescopes for several nights as i...


Nintendo Ordered to Pay $10 Million in Wii Lawsuit

Nintendo, which has won several previous patent suits surrounding its phenomenally popular Wii video game system, has found itself on the losing side of the lat...