• NASA DISCOVERS another Solar System with 8 Planets
NASA DISCOVERS another Solar System with 8 Planets

Kepler-90i itself is a sizzling hot, rocky wasteland barrelling around the Sun every 14.4 days. "(It was) an approach to artificial intelligence in which computers 'learn, '" NASA explained in a press release. "Kepler-90i is not a place I'd like to go visit, though", said Vanderburg. The collected data is then analysed by Google's machine l...

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  • Meghan Markle Made a Surprise Appearance at the Queen's Staff Christmas Party
Meghan Markle Made a Surprise Appearance at the Queen's Staff Christmas Party

With another royal wedding on the cards, celebrities, both in the U.S. and the United Kingdom, took to social media to congratulate the soon-to-be husband and wife Prince Harry and Meghan Markle . The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said: "We are very excited for Harry and Meghan". English also tweeted that Prince Harry seemed "keen" on introd...

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  • Xbox Party Chat App Coming Soon To iOS and Android Devices
Xbox Party Chat App Coming Soon To iOS and Android Devices

The beta Xbox app for Android is available immediately with the party chat support, and you can sign-up to test party chat on iOS using Microsoft's form . Not only that, the app will allow players to chat between platforms, i.e. cross-platform chat between iOS, Android, PC and Xbox players. More specifically, since the beta the app has added pus...

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  • Google Assistant now made compatible with older phones as well as tablets
Google Assistant now made compatible with older phones as well as tablets

If you have access to smartphones running Android Lollipop , you have to change the device language to English to enable you to work with the assistant. It will also be available in Spanish but in the United States and Mexico, besides Spain of course. But, starting today Assistant will be available on the above mentioned devices.

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  • NASA's Juno Orbiter Explores Depths of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
NASA's Juno Orbiter Explores Depths of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The most famous storm in the solar system is also one of the largest: Jupiter's Great Red Spot . Looking into the Great Red Spot, as well as determining the amount of water in the planet's atmosphere and mapping it's gravity and magnetic fields is all part of putting theories of planet formation to the test.

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  • Crytek is suing Star Citizen's developers over breach of contract
Crytek is suing Star Citizen's developers over breach of contract

Furthermore, Crytek is seeking an injunction to prevent Cloud Imperium Games from "using, possessing, or infringing on Crytek's copyrights". One of the complaints is that Cloud Imperium Games is using Lumberyard from Amazon, based on CryEngine.

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  • Blockbuster: Disney to buy 21st Century Fox assets for $52.4 billion
Blockbuster: Disney to buy 21st Century Fox assets for $52.4 billion

The sports networks include the YES Network in New York, Prime Ticket and Fox Sports West in Los Angeles, and networks that carry 44 professional teams in Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association and the NHL. In a statement, Murdoch said: "We are extremely proud of all that we have built at 21st Century Fox". "This gives us ...

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  • Apple announces iMac Pro release date
Apple announces iMac Pro release date

The computer's near $5000 price is set to make it a device reserved only for the dedicated professional with resources to spare - and that's just the base model. If wires are too twentieth century, buyers can use 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity. Although the company stops short of specifying how much of that space is covered, previous...

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  • Nintendo Switch Passes 10 Million in Worldwide Sales
Nintendo Switch Passes 10 Million in Worldwide Sales

The new sales number puts the Switch in line with the PlayStation 4 in terms of pace - it took around nine months for Sony's PlayStation 4 to reach 10 million units sold. The hot start puts the Switch on track to move 14 million units in its first year. Reggie Fils-Aimé, Nintendo of America President, stated in the press release today that they h...

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  • Geminid meteor shower display from December 13 midnight
Geminid meteor shower display from December 13 midnight

Expect the annual Geminid meteor shower which peaks Wednesday night and Thursday morning to be a good one this year. Shooting stars also will be evident on the nights before and after. One of the year's best meteor showers is ready to put on a show over the Sonoran Desert. "Which would you rather do, to be honest?" This frequent rate can be see...

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  • John Travolta's Gotti Pulled Days Before Release
John Travolta's Gotti Pulled Days Before Release

Just ten days before its release, Lionsgate has pulled the John Travolta mob drama Gotti from the schedule and sold the film back to its producers, an individual with knowledge of the project has told the Tracking Board . The film, directed by former Entourage co-star Kevin Connolly, stars Travolta as Gotti , the flamboyant and powerful "Te...

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  • Browns Fire Head Of Personnel Sashi Brown; Head Coach Hue Jackson Safe
Browns Fire Head Of Personnel Sashi Brown; Head Coach Hue Jackson Safe

Winless with four weeks left in another dismal season, the Cleveland Browns fired Brown on Thursday, jettisoning their top football executive who was unable to improve the volatile franchise enough to satisfy owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam .

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  • Portal returns in Bridge Constructor spin-off
Portal returns in Bridge Constructor spin-off

Though which consoles exactly weren't specifically stated, the video shows logos for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. It may not be the Portal sequel that fans have been hoping for since Portal 2's 2011 release, but it's certainly an unexpected mash-up.

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  • National Safety Council Slams GM Marketplace
National Safety Council Slams GM Marketplace

The vehicle in the promotional video for the Markeplace app seems to be stopped before the driver makes most of his interactions with the screen, but at that point, it seems easier to just do it on your phone. A new service called Marketplace, announced by GM on Tuesday, will let driver pay for a host of goods and services through the infotainmen...

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  • Body of U.S. woman who vanished after Tinder date found
Body of U.S. woman who vanished after Tinder date found

Loofe's disappearance prompted a widespread investigation involving the FBI, Lincoln police and multiple sheriff's offices. A special agent in charge said during a live-streamed press conference that a body was discovered on 4 December in rural Clay County.

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  • Nintendo games to appear on rival console
Nintendo games to appear on rival console

We're not jealous at all. Nintendo is to release some of its popular games on a rival manufacturer's console for the first time in decades. Nvidia's PC game streaming device, the Nvidia Shield TV , hit China this week and brought with it a surprise from Nintendo: support for a slew of Wii and GameCube titles .

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  • Honor launches Honor 7X in UAE
Honor launches Honor 7X in UAE

Also, the U.S. and India pricing hasn't been announced yet. Honor has not yet announced pricing for the View 10 in the United States, but we do know the device will sell for £450 in the United Kingdom and €500 in Europe. It comes with a 5.99-inch Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) display and offers 18:9 longer aspect ratio. Here's a quick r...

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  • Lamborghini Urus revealed as the fastest SUV in the world
Lamborghini Urus revealed as the fastest SUV in the world

And after years of teaser images, the Italian automaker has finally revealed the world's fastest SUV at Lamborghini's Sant Agata Bolognese headquarters. the standard model includes adaptive air suspension and active roll stabilization as well as carbon ceramic brakes. It also features rear-wheel steering and a Torsen central self-locking differen...

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  • Facebook Launches New Messenger Kids App
Facebook Launches New Messenger Kids App

Facebook normally requires users to be at least 13 years old. That is still restricted to children age 13 and up. It's completely independent of the flagship Facebook and Messenger apps, and is compliant with the Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act.

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  • Are we about to see the end of net neutrality?
Are we about to see the end of net neutrality?

The FCC's plan to roll back Title II Net Neutrality regulations has been the subject of dire controversy and heated debate lately. Citing the findings of Schneiderman's office and other researchers, the senators wrote, "These reports raise serious concerns as to whether the record the FCC is now relying on has been tampered with and merits th...

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  • Elon Musk said when they will launch super-heavy rockets
Elon Musk said when they will launch super-heavy rockets

SpaceX successfully completed a "static fire test" of the "world's most powerful" rocket back in May. SpaceX earlier posted an animation detailing the capabilities of the huge new booster, which Musk boasts has twice the thrust of the next largest rocket.

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  • Bungie pulls tonight's livestream to confront Destiny 2 criticism
Bungie pulls tonight's livestream to confront Destiny 2 criticism

Instead, it will release a blog post penned by studio leadership to address the current atmosphere of anger which has engulfed in the game's community. Yay? It remains to be seen what Bungie has to say tomorrow in regards to the recent controversy , but with the Destiny 2 community now up in arms, let's hope Bungie outlines some concrete ans...

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  • Huawei Shipping More Honor Phones to India Amidst Growth
Huawei Shipping More Honor Phones to India Amidst Growth

Now the company is planning to bring another colour to the Honor 7x. The latest unveiling by Huawei is the Huawei Honor 7X, which recently occurred in China. For the selfie shooter, you get a 13MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. The handset comes in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB capacity alternatives that all incorporate a microSD card to grow the inhere...

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  • Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Hands on and first impressions
Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Hands on and first impressions

While the smartphone's exact pricing remains a mystery at this point, it is likely that Micromax will price it competitively against Xiaomi's offering. The Redmi 5A also known as "Desh ka smartphone" is an affordable device launched in India for ₹5,999. A successor to the Redmi 4A launched in March this year, the Redmi 5A is nearly the sa...

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  • Apple Counters Qualcomm with Patent Lawsuit of Its Own
Apple Counters Qualcomm with Patent Lawsuit of Its Own

Qualcomm filed three motions in Federal Court this week seeking monetary damages, saying that Apple infringed on 16 patents. Qualcomm is alleged to be infringing on eight battery life patents. In a statement to the ITC, Apple said it wouldn't raise iPhone prices because of lower supply and high demand. The legal bickering between Apple and Qualc...

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  • HDMI Forum Releases v2.1 of HDMI Specification
HDMI Forum Releases v2.1 of HDMI Specification

Dynamic HDR formats are also supported, and bandwidth capability is increased up to 48Gbps. November 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/Korea IT times- HDMI Forum, Inc . But 120Hz-plus displays are already coming in the first quarter of 2018 in the form of glorious G-Sync HDR monitors by Asus and Acer, and Nvidia's next generation of graphics cards - ho...

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  • Samsung's Galaxy S8 is Now Available in Burgundy Red
Samsung's Galaxy S8 is Now Available in Burgundy Red

However, you should make sure you download and install the update once it hits your phone because it not only brings the latest monthly security patch, but it also installs the fix for KRACK Wi-Fi exploit that affects millions of devices across the globe.

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  • Fortnite Battle Royale: Epic Games Sues 14-Year Old Due to Cheating
Fortnite Battle Royale: Epic Games Sues 14-Year Old Due to Cheating

She also argues that instead of going after those who use these cheat codes, Epic Games should be going after the websites/companies that supply them: "The company is in the process of suing a multitude of players for this game Fortnite ".

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  • Google has been tracking your smartphone's location ALL YEAR
Google has been tracking your smartphone's location ALL YEAR

Google hashas confirmed it can track the location of Android users via the addresses of local mobile phone masts, even when location services were turned off and the sim cards removed to protect privacy. Users who have taken all those precautions like turning off Global Positioning System, not using any apps, and when carrier SIM card is dis...

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  • Get ready to lust after the new Aston Martin Vantage
Get ready to lust after the new Aston Martin Vantage

And while we're not aware of the test car's exact objective, this sighting makes for a brilliant opportunity to remind you of the rumors that talk about the future of the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage . In its place is a more dynamic and compact multi-tier center stack topped by a screen, center vents, HVAC controls and then a new triangular horizonta...

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  • Apple just delayed its HomePod smart speaker until next year
Apple just delayed its HomePod smart speaker until next year

It's not clear whether this is an issue with software, hardware, or production, but a delay is a delay. It makes sense as it's Apple's first foray into the growing market of smart speakers. A Google Home Mini costs $49, but the company is also coming out with a higher-end version for $399. The HomePod looks like an oversized toilet paper roll c...

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  • Apple's HomePod is delayed until early next year
Apple's HomePod is delayed until early next year

The company is touting the HomePod as a high-fidelity speaker programmed to learn people's tastes so it can become a digital disc jockey that can automatically play tunes that its listeners will like. OK, Google , and hey, Alexa. Apple has pushed back the release of its smart speaker, the Home Pod - now saying the device isn't expected until nex...

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  • OnePlus 5T flagship starts at $499, launches November 21
OnePlus 5T flagship starts at $499, launches November 21

Design You know what? The OnePlus 5T has been revealed today during a major event held in NY today by the Chinese smartphone start-up. Both phones are still constructed from a mixture of metal and glass, though. OnePlus 5T features a 6.01-inch, 18:9 ratio, 2,160×1,080 pixels, Full Optic AMOLED display that looks lovely with the all-aluminum,...

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  • Newly discovered planet could be home to alien life
Newly discovered planet could be home to alien life

Astronomers found Ross 128 b using the ESO's High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher - also known as HARPS - a piece of equipment attached to a telescope that is able to separate different frequencies of light for analysis. Ross 128 b has numerous hallmarks that make for a promising target in the search for extraterrestrial life as it sha...

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  • Android Distribution chart for November shows Oreo at 0.3%
Android Distribution chart for November shows Oreo at 0.3%

HTC U11 has been listed on Geekbench running the Android 8.0 Oreo hinting that the software testing is in full swing and if previous release pattern is taken as any indication, the company might deploy the final version to the public en masse by this month end or early December.

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  • Security firm beats Apple Face ID with a mask
Security firm beats Apple Face ID with a mask

Ngo Tuan Anh, Bkav's Vice President of Cyber Security. What is intriguing, however, is that Bkav's model used 2D, non-moving representations for the eyes, which means that Face ID's sensors don't register eye movement. Face ID allows iPhone X users to unlock their phone just by looking at it. Vietnamese cybersecurity firm Bkav claims to hav...

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  • Dream Chaser Spacecraft To Conduct Missions To The ISS
Dream Chaser Spacecraft To Conduct Missions To The ISS

Dream Chaser is a space apparatus which can be used many times. Ten years into development, the spacecraft completed a successful free-flight drop test in the Mojave Desert in November 2017. Sierra Nevada filed a protest, but the government's General Accounting Office upheld the decision. The Dream Chaser, however, which is meant to launch on top o...

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  • Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $103 billion offer
Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $103 billion offer

Broadcom's efforts to acquire Qualcomm hit a roadblock Monday as the San Diego-based communications chipmaker rejected Broadcom's $103 billion takeover offer. As we said when the proposal was announced , it's likely that Broadcom also smelled blood in the water, because Qualcomm is now fighting a battle on multiple fronts, what with the ongoin...

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  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Injustice 2 DLC
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Injustice 2 DLC

NetherRealm Studios released a new teaser trailer for the third fighter pack due out for Injustice 2 . The four Heroes in a Half Shell - Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michaelangelo - have joined Netherrealm's comic book-based fighting game, and they're fighting together as a joint unit.

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  • Hulu is Nintendo Switch's First Media App, Available for Download Now
Hulu is Nintendo Switch's First Media App, Available for Download Now

As of this writing, Hulu is yet to go live on Switch , but hopefully services like Netflix, YouTube and Amazon won't be far behind! In case you're not a Hulu subscriber and don't follow the ins and outs of the service's offerings, you should know that Hulu is now positioning themselves as the primary beneficiary of Netflix's recent content losse...

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  • IOS 11 vs iOS 10: What's New in iOS 11.1.1
IOS 11 vs iOS 10: What's New in iOS 11.1.1

Today, Apple has seen fit to release the iOS 11 .1.1, which is the sixth official update to iOS 11 firmware. The iOS 11 .1.1 software update can be downloaded for free on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. Apple's heavily-touted Venmo rival will enable contacts to send and receive cash, with funds stored on an virtua...

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  • Facebook: Send Us Nudes So We Can Fight Revenge Porn
Facebook: Send Us Nudes So We Can Fight Revenge Porn

If someone tries to later upload the same image to the social media site, Facebook will recognize the fingerprint and stop them. The social media giant is launching the pilot program in four countries , starting in Australia , which will help prevent intimate images from being posted and shared across Facebook , Messenger , Facebook Gro...

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  • Sheep can recognise human faces
Sheep can recognise human faces

The scientists, in turn, were rewarded with better ways to measure sheep brain function. Sheep have been known to pick out pictures of individuals in their flock, and even familiar handlers ( SN: 10/6/12, p. That means the sheep were not just memorizing images, demonstrating for the first time that sheep have advanced face-recognition capabilit...

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  • Lamborghini reveals bonkers Terzo Millennio concept
Lamborghini reveals bonkers Terzo Millennio concept

There's even a "deep investigation" into how the Terzo Millennio could sound like a proper Lamborghini . Anastasios John Hart, Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology conceived and developed energy storage system and material science.

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  • Google Is Adding Restaurant Wait Times to Search Results
Google Is Adding Restaurant Wait Times to Search Results

Now foodies can decide whether the chicken piccata is worth an hour wait or whether to plan ahead for another day to avoid a wait entirely. Millions of people already use the search engine to find reviews before going out to eat and peak business times, and now many listings will also add live wait times.

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  • OnePlus 5T Will Launch on November 16, Tickets Will Cost $40
OnePlus 5T Will Launch on November 16, Tickets Will Cost $40

The brand has been promoting the OnePlus 5T on social media by releasing teasers and images captured by the handset. OnePlus 5T is an upgrade to OnePlus 5 with better camera and 18:9 Full View display. However, a near-Rs40,000 price mark pushed the OnePlus 5T from the flagship killer category to the flagship category and it remains to be se...

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  • Gunman opens fire at Texas church
Gunman opens fire at Texas church

The official, who is not authorized to comment publicly, said authorities were still confirming the identity of the shooter at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. The official said the gunman fled in a vehicle after the attack and was killed, either by a self-inflicted wound or during a confrontation with police.

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  • Tesla Reports Its Largest Quarterly Loss in Q3 Earnings Report
Tesla Reports Its Largest Quarterly Loss in Q3 Earnings Report

If you are viewing this report on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark and copyright law. Results from electric cars maker Tesla Inc ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) are likely to be all about the ramp-up of production of the new model 3 .

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  • Fiery exchanges as politicians scold Facebook, Google and Twitter
Fiery exchanges as politicians scold Facebook, Google and Twitter

It was shown in Facebook users' feeds nearly 35,000 times and was clicked on 6,000 times. A member of the House intelligence committee is challenging Facebook on its diversity. The Facebook, Google and Twitter lawyers agreed. Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the committee, said at the hearing that the committee still expects to releas...

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  • Super Mario Run Fails To Meet Nintendo's Expectations
Super Mario Run Fails To Meet Nintendo's Expectations

The projected sales for the console's first fiscal year are higher than the Wii U's entire time on the market. Even with the shortages that followed nearly immediately after its release , Nintendo managed to sell more than 2 million units within a month of release.

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