Friday, 26 April 2019
Latest news
Home » Sci-tech


Blizzard mutes "toxic" Overwatch players on Xbox Live


Reported by PC Gamer , players that have accumulated three or more seasonal bans could result in a permanent ban that prevents the player from participating in Competitive mode altogether. Overwatch players on Xbox who have earned the "Avoid Me" reputation due to bad behaviour will remain in the same matchmaking pool as other Overwatch players, but will not be able to use in-game voice chat. Read More »

Huawei Launches Maimang 6 With Very Slim Bezels Display


Initially, it will be available for customers only in China but later on, the Huawei Maimang is said to be announced globally as Huawei Mate 10 Lite next month along with the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro on October 16. The device is equipped with a 3,340 mAh Li-ion battery with proprietary "SuperCharge" fast charging capability via micro USB slot. While there'll be a 16MP camera in the back and 12MP in the front, each will be paired up with a smaller 2MP camera instead of equally-sized sensors. Read More »

'Foolish, Ugly and Hideous': Iran's Leader Slams Trump's 'Cowboy' Speech

Rather than use its resources to improve Iranian lives, its oil profits go to fund Hezbollah and other terrorists that kill innocent Muslims and attack their peaceful Arab and Israeli neighbors . In contrast , French President Emmanuel Macron praised the agreement during his speech and said it was inconceivable to abandon it. Jonathan Fryer, the other guest on the show, said the remakes that the United States president made at the UN General Assembly on the JCPOA had made the other ... Read More »

Hubble spots asteroids with comet-like features


According to the experts, it's now the first known asteroid pair that can also be classified as a main-belt comet. The US space agency NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has uncovered a mysterious object present in the asteroid belt that has features of both, an asteroid as well as a comet. Read More »

Four Halo Games Are Now Available on Xbox One via Backward Compatibility


I know there's a few Halo 3 multi-kills that I need to pick up! Microsoft noted that the only title that requires disc is Halo: CE; the others will usually work if you have a physical or digital copy. It's important to note that this isn't The Master Chief Collection because while the collection includes Halo : Combat Evolved Anniversary , Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3 , and Halo 4, it also includes some technical issues. Read More »

The iPhone 8 has landed

Lining up outside Apple Stores has become a tradition for Apple product launches. Poor reviews of the iPhone 8, which comes 10 years after Apple released the first version of the revolutionary phone, drove down shares of the company to near two-month lows of $152.75 on Thursday, as investors anxious pre-orders for the device had come in well below previous launches. Read More »

Flipkart Big Billion Day vs Amazon Great Indian Festival


Sanyo 49-inches full HD TV available at 36% off is now Rs 29,990, from Rs 46,990. Flipkart claimed to have sold 1.3 million smartphones in the first 20 hours, double the number of orders as compared to the same period previous year. There will be no cost EMI starting at Rs 4,333 per month. Meanwhile, during the Xiaomi's festive deals, the Redmi 4 (3GBRAM/32GB storage ), (4GB RAM/64GB storage ) will get a price drop of Rs 500 and Rs 1,500 respectively and will be available for Rs 8,499 ... Read More »

Matthew Broderick joins Fox's 'A Christmas Story Live!'


A Christmas Story Live! will air on Fox Dec. 17. The Tony Award-winning actor is joining the previously announced Maya Rudolph ( Saturday Night Live ), who will play the mother of 9-year-old Ralphie (a role that has yet to be cast). Marc Platt, who executive produced Fox's critical and commercial success Grease Live in 2016, will serve in the same capacity on A Christmas Story . Read More »

Vivo X20 and X20 Plus official, offer 18:9 Full View screen


Both phones are powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 660 2.2 GHz octa-core chipset with an Adreno 512 GPU. The Vivo X20 and Vivo X20 Plus sport a 3D arc design and a sleek back finish with curved metal edges, meaning that the devices come with a relatively premium build quality. Read More »

Man U boss tips Amazon and Facebook to bid for EPL rights


A frenzied auction for Britain's most valuable sports rights would nearly certainly lead to another spike in the value of a deal already worth an eye-watering £8.6 billion, and while the mere thought might elicit sweaty palms in the corridors of power at Sky and BT Sport, clubs, not to mention players, will doubtless be rubbing their hands in feverish anticipation of the riches to come. Read More »

Mathematician predicts global mass extinction will begin by 2100


Each of the five major extinction events can effectively be traced back to one little troublemaker: carbon. But disruptions to that process can throw the whole planet's climate out of whack, either by adding too much carbon at once or by speeding up the rate at which it's being added. Read More »

Study ends debate on origin of cosmic rays


Studying them gives scientists a way to study matter from outside our solar system-and now, outside our galaxy. Understanding more about them helps us to understand the universe and our place in it. That changed with the Pierre Auger Observatory, which is spread over 3000 square kilometres of Argentinian grassland. A connected set of telescopes is also used to see the dim fluorescent light the particles in the sprays emit at night. Read More »

Tesla, AMD Developing Self-Driving Car AI Chip


Tesla is working with semiconductor company AMD on the chip, according to the report . Mitch Steves , an analyst at RBC , thinks the move doesn't rule Nvidia out of the picture for Tesla or the auto industry as a whole. He joined Tesla early past year and is now the head of Autopilot hardware. While Tesla is still very much a bit-player in the global vehicle market, the company hits well above its weight in the public relations stakes - meaning that the deal could prove a ... Read More »

Left Alive Revealed As New IP From Square Enix


Square Enix revealed a trailer for its upcoming TPS called Left Alive last night. The game will release for PC and PlayStation 4 and is scheduled to launch in 2018. " Left Alive " also has one ending, but the character's outcome depends on what course the player takes. The game takes place, apparently, in Russian Federation, in 2127, in an atmosphere of chaos, urban, end of the world and under the snow. Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Lite leaks with dual front and back camera


Although it will indeed be the least expensive of the group, Mate 10 Lite - codenamed Rhone - is no budget phone. The front panel live images, shared by @medicalman1987 , again suggest the same design as the CAD render video and the aforementioned render for the Mate 10 but the Pro variant can be seen sporting even thinner bezels at the bottom half of the display. Read More »

New Bible-based claim says world will end this week


The numerologist is referring to Luke 21:25-26. "The rising Sun will be darkened and the Moon will not give its light". People will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world, for the heavenly bodies will be shaken. That said, we wouldn't suggest skipping work just yet. "This is not, however, the detection or discovery of a new planet. It's the start of a process that could lead to an exciting result". Read More »

Sony launches 'Xperia XA1 Plus' with 23MP camera at Rs 24990


The big highlight of Sony Xperia XA1 Plus is its 23MP rear camera with Hybrid auto focus. Diving into the specifications of the Xperia XA1 Plus, it features a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. On the back is a 23 megapixel camera with f2.0 aperture and Sony's SteadyShot digital image stabilization for videos. It comes with dual-SIM 4G VoLTE support. Read More »

Slightly Mad Studios Reveals Project Cars 2 Release Trailer


The studio hinted that in an interview with Youtuber SpotTheOzzie . Bell explained that he'd agreed to the offer because it sounded like a good deal: 'I took the 1.5 million, I paid the guys lots of bonuses, and two weeks before we were due to start Shift 3 it was cancelled. Read More »

Bose unveils QC35 II wireless headphones with Google Assistant


Google also says that the music experience will improve the more you use it, presumably as it adjusts to your tastes and preferences. It's been known for some time that Google was planning to release its own Google Assistant headphones ( Bisto ), and we also knew that third parties would be releasing headphones with similar functionality . Read More »

Resident Evil 7 Not A Hero Gameplay Trailer Released


Altogether it's a sharp crossroads between horror films like Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Hills Have Eyes, and the classic slow paced survival horror of Resident Evil . The trailer was released during this year's Tokyo Game Show and shows players assuming the role of Chris taking on the storyline that follows on from the end of the main Resident Evil 7 campaign. Read More »

Intel shows off 10nm Cannon Lake CPU, declaring Moore's Law isn't dead


Reports claim that this delay has impacted vendors and that retailers are now thinking of skipping Intel Cannon Lake entirely in favor of Ice Lake that should be out soon after the release of Intel Cannon Lake. The 10nm Cannon Lake supposedly will deliver 25% performance improvement at 45% less power consumption over the 14nm Kaby Lake . They are even boasting about how they are far ahead technologically in comparison to TSMC and Samsung's 10nm process. Read More »

Bite force research reveals dinosaur-eating frog


In comparison, the average force of a human bite measured at the molars is only around one-third of that figure. "With a force of 500 N, this frog's bite would feel like "'50 liters of water'" if you balanced it on a fingertip. A scaling experiment, comparing bite force with head and body size, calculated that large horned frogs that are found in the tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests of South America, with a head width of up to 4 inches (10 cm), would have a bite force of ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4A to go on sale today via, Flipkart


Of the three deals, the one that involves the Redmi Note 4 and the Mi Max 2 are the most exciting. The Weibo post also sheds light on the alleged pricing of the Redmi Note 5 besides revealing the Specifications. Xiaomi Mi Max 2 gets Rs 2,000 off. Mi sale on will be conducted between September 27 to September 29 from 10 AM. Now, the product listing page, as seen on Flipkart, the product page listing on Flipkart, it clearly says that the Lenovo K8 Plus with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of ... Read More »

'Final Fantasy XV' Multiplayer Expansion Arrives October 31


A new trailer for " Comrades ", the multiplayer expansion for Final Fantasy XV , is available today. As members of the Kingsglaive, the avatars will be able to equip royal sigils that grant them the powers of the Lucian bloodline, letting players adapt a style to their preference. Read More »

How to watch the SUV unveiling here NOW


That's where the D4 187bhp diesel comes in, with fuel consumption set to fall somewhere into the 50s despite the extra drag of all-wheel drive and a standard automatic gearbox. Other models will be available after the scheme has been introduced, while in some markets owners will be able to share their XC40 with others via a digital "key" - though the United Kingdom won't get this service immediately. Read More »

IPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 - What's The Difference?

The device has been applauded for its processing speed and camera improvements in particular but has also been criticized for iffy battery life and a potential to get lost in the shuffle of the similar and cheaper iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s. Read More »

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shares Sold by Marcus Capital LLC


Such strong consumer interest in an electric car is unprecedented and marks a tipping point for electric cars entering the mainstream. Meanwhile, in developed economies, mere cost-parity, even if it could be achieved, would be no guarantee of dominant market share gains for electrics. Read More »

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) Institutional Investors Q4 2016 Sentiment

We will compare the two companies across various metrics including growth, profitability, risk, return, dividends, and valuation to determine if one is a better choice than the other. Therefore 50% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 58 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited accumulated 81,200 shares or 1.25% of the stock. Read More »

Apple admits issues with Apple Watch connectivity, stock falls


The headline feature of the new Apple Watch may not work as reliably as it should when the device starts shipping later this week. Many experienced about half a day of battery life from the watch when using the cell connection heavily. If you haven't secured a launch date ship order for your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus model of choice, you're going to receive it in up to two weeks after the official September 22nd launch date. Read More »

Google, HTC sign $1.1 billion cooperation agreement


HTC's official response has simply been that they do not "comment on market rumor or speculation". Lazard served as financial advisor to Google and Cleary Gottlieb and Lee & Li acted as legal counsel. Google got more serious about taking charge of hardware development past year with the debut of its Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, Google Home, and Google Wifi. Read More »