NASA is hiring a planetary protection officer

It is now in search of a "Planetary Protection Officer" who can protect Earth and its inhabitants from alien invasion. "Planetary protection is concerned with the avoidance of organic-constituent and biological contamination in human and robotic sp... More..

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Apple Results Beat Expectations with Services Surge
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Apple Results Beat Expectations with Services Surge

Apple posted revenue of $45.4 billion (+7 percent) supported by 3 percent increase in iPhone sales and 2 percent growth in services in its fiscal 2017 third quarter ended July 1, 2017. This would mark App...More..

Google lands itself in hot water over concerns regarding purchase tracking
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Google lands itself in hot water over concerns regarding purchase tracking

In case you've forgotten, Google recently outlined a method for pairing a user's online ad views to their in-store purchases , which totally wasn't creepy at all... Google uses machine learning to analyze th...More..

Overwatch Summer Games is Coming Back August 9 -29
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Overwatch Summer Games is Coming Back August 9 -29

As for when this event could be released, there's nothing concrete from the Blizzard or Overwatch team just yet, but there's a chance the Summer Games could start as early as tomorrow, as a string contained...More..

Maruti Suzuki July sales beat estimates, jumps 20.6% to 1.65 lakh units
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Maruti Suzuki July sales beat estimates, jumps 20.6% to 1.65 lakh units

As a result, their stock is now at an all time high value of 7,920 on BSE, after opening the day at 7,729.05. Ciaz sales also grew by 23.5 percent YoY in July. Maruti Suzuki India , leader in passenger vehicl...More..

USA says THAAD intercept test successful
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

USA says THAAD intercept test successful

The THAAD element provides a globally-transportable, rapidly-deployable capability to intercept ballistic missiles inside or outside the atmosphere during their final, or terminal, phase of flight. South Korea ...More..

Google offers Rs 1.4 Cr to 16-yr-old Chandigarh boy
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Google offers Rs 1.4 Cr to 16-yr-old Chandigarh boy

For a year Google will give him advance training in graphic designer and will pay him Rs 4 lakh per month as stipend. He applied for the job in the month of May and he was hired after an interview. Harshit is f...More..

Switch Firmware Update 3.0.1 Is Live, Fixes Battery Charge Indicator Issue
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Switch Firmware Update 3.0.1 Is Live, Fixes Battery Charge Indicator Issue

Connect the AC adapter directly to the console until the battery is fully charged. According to a myriad of reports from Nintendo Switch owners, the system can often appear to go from a full charge to an ne...More..

Aperio Group LLC Acquires 410182 Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Aperio Group LLC Acquires 410182 Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)

The company's Jeep brand sold a total of 69,351 units in July. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. has a 12-month low of $6.01 and a 12-month high of $12.17. Analysts call it the post-peak phase. July sales were d...More..

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Details Revealed by Developers
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Details Revealed by Developers

Shortly after starting the game, a character named Robin will offer to build up to three cabins on the player's farm. Those extra cabins are for the farmhands, which will be controlled by other players. You won...More..

by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Arya And Sansa Stark Reunited, But Not On 'Game Of Thrones'

He added of his character's new title as the "Three-Eyed Raven": "Bran really at this stage is not the Three-Eyed Raven". He's got that unusual staring-off-into-space look, and he gave off those completely we...More..

Small Asteroid Is Focus of NASA Researchers for Testing Global Tracking Network
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Small Asteroid Is Focus of NASA Researchers for Testing Global Tracking Network

The " 2012 TC4 " asteroid hasn't been seen since its discovery in 2012, when it "sped past Earth at about one-fourth the distance from Earth to the moon". Scientists are expecting to fire up their full syste...More..

Owning Surface just got easier with the new Surface Plus Program
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Owning Surface just got easier with the new Surface Plus Program

One new Microsoft payment plan, the Surface Plus, is intended for students who want to pay monthly installments for their Surface devices instead of all at once. to get Surface Plus. Microsoft's Surface Lap...More..

Here's (Another) Study That Will Give You Global Warming Nightmares
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Here's (Another) Study That Will Give You Global Warming Nightmares

The study took into account the world's growing population , GDP per person and the amount of carbon emitted per dollar of economic activity, simulating more or less ambitious efforts to tackle the problem. M...More..

Now You Can Start Your Mustang Without Waking The Neighbors
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Now You Can Start Your Mustang Without Waking The Neighbors

That led to the development of Quiet Exhaust mode and Quiet Start - known as " Good Neighbor Mode " at Ford , allowing you to keep the engine sound of your 2018 Mustang GT at a minimum - and even program qui...More..

Minecraft Beta to Test Crossplay Accross Platforms Out Today
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Minecraft Beta to Test Crossplay Accross Platforms Out Today

We'll add them in as they become ready. Instructions on downloading the beta for Xbox One , Windows 10, and Android can be found on the official website for the game. Beta testers on Android will need to have ...More..

After the release of the new Asus Zenfone 4
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

After the release of the new Asus Zenfone 4

A version of ZenFone 4 is already functional in Russian Federation, however, under a different moniker. In Russia, a version of the upcoming ZenFone 4 already exists in the name of ZenFone 4 Max . The ph...More..

Amazon Abruptly Suspends Blu Phone Sales Over Potential Security Concerns
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Amazon Abruptly Suspends Blu Phone Sales Over Potential Security Concerns

Blu adds the data now being collected is "standard for OTA functionality" and "does not affect any user's privacy or security". The retail giant told CNET that "because [the] security and privacy of our custo...More..

Sony Financials: PS4 Shipments Reach 63.3 Million Lifetime, Operating Income Drops 60%
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Sony Financials: PS4 Shipments Reach 63.3 Million Lifetime, Operating Income Drops 60%

Sony also provided a specific breakdown of the results of the Game & Network Services segment of the business, which includes PlayStation and PlayStation Network. PlayStation 4 sales and the contribution fro...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation joins search for stolen rare gold replica of 1969 Lunar Module
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation joins search for stolen rare gold replica of 1969 Lunar Module

Police say that the "value of such an item can not be determined". Wapakoneta police team is investigating the case with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation. Police i...More..

Facebook's Artificial Intelligence bots create own language
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Facebook's Artificial Intelligence bots create own language

And earlier this year, Wired reported on a researcher at OpenAI who is working on a system in which AIs invent their own language, improving their ability to process information quickly and therefore tackle h...More..

Top Apple Inc. Analyst Makes 2018 iPhone Prediction
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Top Apple Inc. Analyst Makes 2018 iPhone Prediction

Sources say the two firms still remain mum on the funding plans possibly due to Apple's partnership with Samsung Display, the sole supplier for the first OLED iPhone that will debut later this year. Samsu...More..

Samsung launches 1.2Gbps LTE modem
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Samsung launches 1.2Gbps LTE modem

However, Qualcomm isn't the only chip maker to offer gigabit download speeds . Hypothetically, the updated modem will allow phones to download an entire HD movie within 10 seconds. Users will also be able to...More..

Grid Operator Prepares for August Eclipse's Impact on Solar Power Generators
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Grid Operator Prepares for August Eclipse's Impact on Solar Power Generators

On the bottom left is Boise, the state capital, which is about 20 miles outside the path of totality. I'm partial to this cool case from artist Selma Cardoso , which would still be cool long after the total s...More..

Microsoft discontinues 'Word Flow' keyboard app, recommends SwiftKey instead
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Microsoft discontinues 'Word Flow' keyboard app, recommends SwiftKey instead

I'm pleased to announce that Microsoft has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SwiftKey, whose highly rated, highly engaging SwiftKey software keyboard and SDK powers more than 300 million Android an...More..

Canaanites survived Biblical 'slaughter', ancient DNA shows
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Canaanites survived Biblical 'slaughter', ancient DNA shows

The analysis further reveals that Canaanite DNA comes from a mix of indigenous populations that settled in the region around 10,000 years ago, immigrants that arrived from the East between 6,600 and 3,550 years...More..

England in box seat v Sth Africa 3rd Test
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

England in box seat v Sth Africa 3rd Test

It was just a shame his hat-trick ball, to Temba Bavuma, came in his following over as I had high expectations of him getting three in three with the adrenaline pumping and the crowd fired up. Stuart Broad , wh...More..

LG V30 will go on sale on September 28
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

LG V30 will go on sale on September 28

Rumours had previously indicated LG would unveil the V30 sometime in August to get an edge on competitors. One of the most highly anticipated devices for the rest of this year is the LG V30 , the newest ad...More..

Apple is removing VPN services from China App Store
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Apple is removing VPN services from China App Store

ExpressVPN said that it was disappointed to see Apple "aiding China's censorship agents", and condemned the removals. In an email to NPR, Apple said: "Earlier this year China's MIIT announced that all d...More..

Trump to Sign Bill Imposing New Sanctions on Russia, White House Says
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Trump to Sign Bill Imposing New Sanctions on Russia, White House Says

They've also traditionally favored a policy that keeps Moscow in check for its own aggressive measures in Eastern Europe and Syria, as well as its efforts to disrupt elections in the USA and across Europe. Cong...More..