Sci-tech

SpaceX to launch super secret 'Zuma' payload Thursday

According to Space , SpaceX is launching the payload, which was commissioned by defense technology company Northrop Grumman , for the USA government. "Now ...


Scientists discover 'nearby' Earth-like planet that could potentially support life

Bonfils and his colleagues found Ross 128b using the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS ), an instrument at the European Southern Observatory...


Google's Android distribution numbers for November confirm a minimal increase for Oreo

Google has been trying to tackle the crippling issue of Android fragmentation for years now, but the latest evidence seems to prove the firm's efforts are futil...


Hackers Claim They Cracked iPhone X's Face ID with This Cheap Mask

A lot of them have failed despite spending tons of time and resources. A Vietnamese firm claims to have created a mask which can beat Apple's face ID ...


Dream Chaser space plane successfully completes test flight

The unmanned craft is created to launch atop a rocket and shuttle cargo and supplies to the International Space Station, and then return to land on a runway wit...


Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $103 billion offer

Because, though Broadcom is the world's largest WiFi chip manufacturer, they are owned by another company named Avago Technologies. In a statement releas...


Venus-Jupiter Conjunction: how to view from Bay Area

Mars will appear about half way between Jupiter and the crescent moon. For those watching from the UK, Venus will rise at 5:56 am and Jupiter can be seen at 5...


Injustice 2 Adds the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Latest DLC

While Enchantress and The Atom are pretty cool, the most shocking reveal of all definitely has to go to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles . For now, enjoy th...


Nintendo Switch Hulu release is today

Here's a big one: Nintendo's console / handheld hybrid finally has a media streaming service. We were curious to see if all the crisp, bloody picture remains ...


Apple has fixed that annoying 'i' glitch in iOS 11.1

Go into Settings General Software Update on your iPhone or iPad to begin the update process. You'll want to have the latest version of iOS 11.1.1 ...


Facebook wants your nude photos to stop revenge porn

ABC News reports that the system is being trialled in Australia and three other countries. Facebook is launching a new program and is asking people to ...


Sheep can recognize people's faces from photographs

Horses, according to a study published in 2016, can also identify emotion in human facial expressions. In experiments in which the animals were rewarded w...


Lamborghini and MIT's Terzo Millennio concept is bonkers

Lamborghini said the Terzo Millennio is all-wheel-drive, with electric motors driving each individual wheel, allowing for highly precise torque vectoring...


Google Search will soon show restaurant wait times

Of course, wait times aren't just an issue at fine dining establishments. On Monday, Google began testing a feature that will allow consumers to compare the...


Gunman kills 27 during Sunday church service in Texas, shooter dead

The person who confronted the suspect at the church and another man were in a vehicle that chased him between 6-8 miles away to Guadalupe County. UPDATE: T...


Broadcom may acquire Qualcomm amid existential legal battle with Apple

Sources familiar with the matter tell Bloomberg that Broadcom is exploring the possibility of acquiring rival semiconductor maker Qualcomm . According to...


Tesla pushes back production targets for Model 3

The company has more than 400,000 advanced reservations, but has been struggling to boost production after falling into what CEO Elon Musk has dubbed "productio...


Bharti Infratel Q2 profit falls 17% to Rs638 crore

Profit fell to 3.43 billion rupees in the quarter ended September 30 from 14.61 billion rupees a year earlier. The mobile market continues to experience value e...


Microsoft to Launch Surface Pro with LTE in December

Despite Microsoft's checkered hardware history, the business-friendly line of Surface hybrid devices and PCs has made fans out of many corporate technology buy...


The Razer Phone has leaked : screen IGZO 120Hz, 8 Gb of RAM

That being said it is still not clear on whether the Razer Phone will come with expandable memory or not. A few weeks ago an accidental leak posted some spe...