Research

News

Instagram Stories now offer Stickers

For the next few weeks, the Facebook unit is offering holiday-themed stickers , including a candy cane-colored drawing brush. You can also make stickers of your own, move them around, pick from different styles and make them bigger or smaller....

Obama bans future oil leases in much of Arctic, Atlantic

The release explained that the canyons are located in USA waters along the Atlantic continental shelf break, from Heezen Canyon offshore New England to Norfolk Canyon offshore the Chesapeake Bay. The actions come in conjunction with news that Canad...

Elon Musk Brings Up His Annual Tunnel Idea

Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging...", Elon Musk posted to Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) on Saturday in his first Tweet about the possible tunnel company . "It's a really simple and obvious idea and I wish more people wo...

Incredible drone footage shows killer whales eating a living shark

According to Moore, there were two females with two calves around the shark. Scientists have yet to determine where these orcas prefer to stay most of the time, but there are theories that suggest they come from Alaskan and southern Californian wate...

Japan, Russia Summit Produces Economic Deals, No Peace Treaty

At the end of World War II , Soviet forces seized the islands in the Western Pacific and forced 17,000 Japanese residents to flee. But reaching agreement on joint development of the small, windswept islands northeast of Japan's Hokkaido could be ha...

Breakthrough Energy Ventures to invest $1 billion in clean energy technology

The Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund will make more than $1 billion available globally for technologies that could push sustainable, zero-carbon transportation, agriculture, manufacturing and infrastructure to the next level. "We happen to own som...

Will Reportedly Fix MacBook Pro Graphics Issue

That is not universally true, however, as some 13-inch MacBook Pro users have also seen the same problems, including both machines with and without the Touch Bar. It is compact and hangs off the side of the notebook adding bulk to the machine, but gi...

Curry scores 26, Warriors beat Jazz 106-99

Green, who had put on another monster defensive performance the night before against Blake Griffin and the Clippers, was a key cog on offense, almost recording a triple double for the game with 13 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists. With a 12-0 run i...

Here's what to expect from the upcoming device

Regardless, it's been a year since the first Surface Book, which means an update or refresh of the device is long overdue. The reports suggest that the new model will have 512GB of storage, up to 16GB of RAM and the latest Intel " Kaby Lake " CPU.

Scientists Find Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

McKellar says feathers have been linked to dinosaurs before, but not this clearly. Xing "noticed the things coming off the side were feathers , and got very excited", says Ryan McKellar , a colleague of Xing's and curator of invertebrate paleonto...

New Elements Added to the Periodic Table

Over a year-long campaign, US Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory produced and then shipped the 22 milligrammes of berkeleium-249 to Russian Federation, where the experiment that would yield element 117 was carried out with a heavy-io...

FCC Says AT&T's DirecTV Plan Violates Net Neutrality

In 2015, the FCC reclassified broadband providers as so-called "Title II" common carriers, or services bound to "act in the public interest". Basically the idea is that all data should be treated equal, but some argue that if a company wants to pay ...

The Xbox Store is throwing a huge The Game Awards sale

In this week's Deals on Xbox One, Farming Simulator 17 , both Standard and Premium Editions are available at a 15% discount. Each month, Games with Gold shells out a quartet of new titles for players to add to their collection, including indie games...

Norwegian vies with Russian at World Chess Championship

Karyakin, a child prodigy who became the youngest ever chess grandmaster at the age of 12, has known Carlsen for years and had little to lose, with no one even having expected him to reach the final. When, where and how do I watch it? The match ...

Buzz Aldrin, 2nd to walk on moon, evacuated from South Pole

Aldrin, 86, was visiting Antarctica when "his condition deteriorated ", according to White Desert , which organizes luxury tourism trips to the icy continent. "After a grueling 24 hours we're safe in New Zealand", she wrote. Aldrin's family has bee...

'Arrow': Secrets Behind the Nostalgic (and Sentimental!) 100th Episode

Oliver was shockingly understanding, telling Barry that he would have done the same thing. The crossover has excited fans since it was one of the plots numerous fans waited for and it is finally happening. Warning: spoilers ahead for the 100th episod...

DirecTV wants to be the next online substitute for cable

CBS's broadcast or cable properties - CBS , Showtime, Pop or The CW, which CBS co-owns with Time Warner - will not be included at launch, but AT&T noted in the announcement that negotiations between AT&T and CBS were ongoing. Stankey says...

AMD Sets Countdown For December Public Hands-On Of Zen Processor

If AMD can achieve a decent level of performance from Zen while competing with Intel's prices, we may finally have some competition in the CPU space once more. New Horizons will be the first time anyone has had the opportunity to test the processors'...

President Obama: 'Michelle will never run for office'

After Hillary Clinton's devastating loss in the presidential election, people are still holding onto hope that they will see a female president take office in their lifetime. For instance in March, at South by Southwest, when according to CNN she s...

Australia's Dreamworld theme park to reopen after ride deaths

When asked if the families were happy about the decision to reopen, Mr Davidson replied: "We have kept them up to date on the opening". Dreamworld's owner Ardent Leisure said the attraction and its adjoining water park, Whitewater World, would only...

Lenovo launches K6 Power in India

The company has officially sent the invitations to the media for the Lenovo K6 Power launch event. The K6 Power was launched alongside Lenovo K6 and K6 Note. Lenovo's country head, Sudhin Mathur also highlighted that Lenovo is now India's top se...

Final Fantasy XV "Mystery Disc" Features an Unexpected fight

But, like other Final Fantasy games before it, Final Fantasy 15 throws the four gorgeous characters into a unsafe yet exciting adventure while driving a luxurious auto. What did you think of Square Enix's recently launched RPG? But definitely t...

Amazon Has Sold More Than 5 Million Echo Speakers

As a result, CIRP estimates that Amazon sold approximately 5.1 million Amazon Echo devices in the USA since its late 2014 introduction, with approximately 2 million units sold in the first nine months of 2016. It would capitalize on the surprise su...

Samsung considering split into two companies, share buyback

In another nod to investors, Samsung said it would pay out 50 percent of its free cash flow to shareholders for 2016 and 2017 and 28,500 won ($24.36) per share in total dividends for 2016, up 36 percent from 2015. "At the moment, it seems they want...

'Google Al Translation' Tool: Created Its Own Internal Secret Language?

The developments were announced by Google in a blog post , and was accompanied by a research paper published on Arxiv . The new and, obviously artificially intelligent Google Translate is live now. Of course, it is important also to note that...

Pokemon Go: The new tracker is being deployed

Ditto can be caught using Incense, so presumably Lures will work as well although that's now unconfirmed. Consequently, Niantic has chosen to release the "Nearby" feature to select few members of the Pokemon GO community. That means the CP will c...

The Best Diesel Cars Of All Time

Volkswagen Group employs 610,000 people scattered across 31 countries who work under the core brand, as well as subsidiaries like Porsche, Audi , SEAT, Lamborghini and Skoda. Volkswagen sells almost the same number of cars as Toyota and General Mo...

A massive fireball shot across the Florida sky Monday night

The flash is believed to a meteor entering the Earth's atmosphere. While a dash cameras attached to police patrol cars in Venice and North Port Police also captured the stunning event. The American Meteorological Society said the sighting - made by...

Microsoft brings Solitaire Collection to Android and iOS

Back in 2015, Microsoft clearly said that Edge would remain a Windows 10-exclusive for a while, pointing out that there were no plans to bring the browser to older versions of Windows or Android or iOS. And to celebrate its massive world wide launc...

Multinational crew blasts off, bound for space station

The Russian Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronaut Ms Whitson , Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet for Expedition 50 lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome spaceport in Kazakhstan at 2:20am. But for Whitson, ...

Obama administration closes Arctic Ocean to future risky and reckless drilling

On Nov. 18, the Obama administration blocked new exploration for oil and gas in Arctic waters, in a win for environmental groups that had fought development of the ecologically fragile region. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, in a written statement, ...

Facebook to Buy Back Shares for the First Time

Its shares rose 1.3% to $118.51 in after-hours trading Friday. Facebook has announced a $6bn (£4.8bn, €5.6bn) stock buyback amid widespread outcry of fake news circulation on the social media platform. Facebook has $26 billion in cash and mark...

Tinder launches transgender-inclusive update, allowing users to select personalised gender identity

Now, instead of choosing between "man" or "woman", a user can search for and add any term that reflects their gender identity. "We haven't had the right tools to serve our diverse community in the past, but that changes today", the company said i...

Tinder swipes 'yes' to transgender users

The dating app introduced a new update Tuesday that expands the genders users can select on their profiles. The company, based in West Hollywood, California, said that users can also choose to be shown in searches that best reflect that identit...

Trump to Huddle with Pence as He Nears Cabinet Decisions

The personnel moves under consideration were confirmed by people with direct knowledge of Trump's thinking who were not authorized to publicly disclose private discussions. " His name has been mentioned in a serious way in connection with secretar...

Search

Breaking News

Ahead of FISA Vote, Trump Sows Confusion

The so-called 702 authority was put in place after the 9/11 attacks . The president has said that his campaign and Trump Tower was spied on by the Obama administration, calling...

The LG ThinQ WK9 is the company's new Google Assistant smart display

In addition to that, laptops made by HP, Asus and Acer will also have Alexa voice recognition capabilities built in, rather than through a website . LG's new ThinQ WK7 smart d...

Who Was Har Gobind Khorana? Google Doodle Honors Nobel Prize Winner

The doodle , designed by Bengaluru-based illustrator Rohan Dahotre , has been featured by Google on Khorana's 96th birth anniversary. After being awarded with the Government of...

Senate push to overturn FCC's net neutrality decision reaches important threshold

Lawmakers will have 60 days after the FCC's regulations are submitted to pass the bill. Adam Morfeld of Lincoln, would bring net neutrality rules power to the state level. A tie vo...

Report Says Huawei Failed to Reach Smartphone Sales Deal With AT&T

Now Huawei confirmed the report and said the highly-anticipated Mate 10 Pro will not be sold in the United States through local carriers. Now, the smartphone maker has confirmed ...

Jimmy Iovine reportedly leaving Apple in August

Dre . This timing is believed to coincide with his Apple shares fully vesting, allowing Iovine to exercise his stock options. It remains unclear at this point just what Iovine ...

Apple: All iPhones, iPads, Macs Affected By Chip Flaws

We continue to develop and test further mitigations for these issues and will release them in upcoming updates of iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS. However, Apple has advised its ...

LG Unveils 88-Inch 8K OLED TV, First In The World

For instance, there is the one from Samsung that too is of 88-inch dimension and also boasts of QLED tech which can be considered to be Samsung's own take on the OLED technology....

Dangerously cold wind chills

According to the National Weather Service , temperatures will drop to between 0 and -10 degrees. A Wind Chill Warning is in place for Saturday night - Monday morning for wind ch...

Android Oreo rolling out to the LG V30…in Korea

The Oreo update is likely to make the mid-range smartphone an even more attractive buy for users in the market. According to Android Police , the Oreo update has a build numbe...

Special Reports

Civilization VI Fair Price for its Launch in Apple World

Civilization VI Fair Price for its Launch in Apple World

Civilization VI offers new ways to engage with your world: "cities now physically expand across the map, active research in technology and culture unlocks new potential, and compe...

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee oversaw explosive growth

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee oversaw explosive growth

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee with Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White and then-Police Chief Greg Suhr in 2013. "His life and leadership were rooted in a powerful sense of human decency th...

Trump to send astronauts back to moon

Trump to send astronauts back to moon

Trump's announcement essentially revives goals that former President George W. Bush announced in 2004. But he set no deadlines for the missions. The policy halts NASA's current w...

Google Starts Blocking YouTube on Fire TV, Echo Show

Google Starts Blocking YouTube on Fire TV, Echo Show

Google said it is pulling YouTube from some Amazon.com Inc. devices in retaliation for Amazon refusing to sell many Google products, escalating a battle between two tech titans ...

Qualcomm and Microsoft bring on Always Connected PCs with ASUS NovaGo

Qualcomm and Microsoft bring on Always Connected PCs with ASUS NovaGo

The San Diego chipmaker announced a two-in-one PC form factor powered by the Snapdragon 835 that has some big name hardware partners like Asus and HP behind it. This first wa...