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Microsoft shows off Cortana and Amazon Alexa integration at Build 2018

Those who have access to Alexa via the Amazon Echo devices can ask several questions, including: " Alexa , can you talk like Yoda?", " Alexa , tell me a Star Wars Joke" or even " Alexa , use the force". Previously, you only had the choice of G...

Instagram Adds In-App Payments Feature

After face-book CEO Mark Zuckerberg detailed every one of the brand new functions coming to whats app from the F-8 keynote speech last week, the social chatting app has recently released a update for iOS consumers. WhatsApp stickers is a fun...

Warren Buffett Just Obliterated Bitcoin in Four Words

They created a product that's hard to create more of but not impossible. While Buffett said it did seem like more moats had become susceptible to invasion recently, he still observed plenty of companies , such as the See's sweets unit that Berks...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite With Iris Recognition Undergoes TENAA Certification in China

Plenty has been shared. Apart from the hipster name, little else is known. Samsung might launch its flagship early . Possibly, but notable Samsung tipster MMDDJ ( @MMDJ_ ) has already said that the upcoming Note 9 is likely to have this technolo...

Kentucky Derby 2018 Draw

Arkansas Derby victor Magnum Moon , who like Justify did not race as a 2-year-old, is the third choice at 6-1. Solomini ended up in the No. 17 post; no horse has ever won from there. He started with one horse. The draw for post positions is set fo...

Using Twitter? Change your password immediately

The blog did not say how many passwords were affected. According to Twitter , users should change their password on Twitter and on any other service where they have used the same password . It still urged all users to consider changing their ...

Tesla's Elon Musk defends comments during earnings call

Boring questions are not cool". The two analysts were not immediately available for a comment. "HyperChange represented actual investors, so I switched to them", Musk wrote in another tweet . In Figure 2, it is clear that the major slide in Tes...

What is InSight? Take a tour inside Nasa’s new Mars lander

InSight will collect data through three instruments, namely, a seismometer, a device to accurately locate the probe while Mars oscillates on its axis of rotation, and a heat flow sensor inserted 5 meters into the Martian subsoil. Nasa hopes to gather...

Samsung Galaxy S10: Price, Specifications & Release Date in Pakistan

The RED Hydrongen One follows as the company has confirmed the reasons for its delay. A valid source reveals new exciting Leaked Samsung Galaxy S10 Features. That might not be the case next year if the foldable smartphone is to be launched in Bar...

Proposed bill aims to ban sunscreen to protect coral reefs

Even without state action, though, many of Hawaii's resorts and parks, including Hanauma Bay, which gets an estimated 2,600 sunscreen-slathered snorkelers a day, are urging visitors to use reef-safe sunscreen before jumping in. The American Chemist...

Arcade is Google's upcoming 'social gaming network'

This content is restricted to site members. Most of the details are under lock and key, being a secret project and all, though apparently there will be a trivia game component to whatever the final product ends up being. Google tried to take on Faceb...

Google Introduces New TLD For Apps

The company also removed the requirement that limited the domain to app developers , though Google suggests the name makes the most sense in that market. Notably, this is the first TLD that enforces secure HTTPS connections by default using HSTS or ...

Facebook fires employee who used special access to stalk women

Facebook has reportedly terminated an employee accused of abusing privileged access to accounts. The alleged Tinder exchange shared by Stokes doesn't necessarily prove abuse, though she tweeted Sunday that there was more "evidence" that she had n...

Airtel Launched Rs. 219 Recharge Pack to take on Jio

Coming to Rs 511 plan, users will get 168GB of data for 28 days with a daily capping of 2GB. Now, Airtel seems to be making another move towards competing with Jio by launching new Rs. In terms of data usage, Vodafone 569 prepaid plan offers 3GB ...

WhatsApp bringing group video calls, video chat coming to Instagram

If a user you follow likes to occasionally bulk upload, muting their profile, rather than unfollowing them, may be beneficial. Users are able to chat one-on-one or with a group, and can minimize the video and continue the chat while looking at other ...

United States and UK launch massive program to study the Thwaites Glacier

The nearest permanently occupied research station to the Thwaites Glacier is more than 1,600 kilometres away. The Thwaites Glacier, along with other glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland, is being undermined by relatively warm ocean waters flowing...

3D Touch not an option on the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone

Furthermore, users are reporting that the 3D Touch functionality is not working properly with the now available iPhone 8. According to Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, he has outlined some new details regarding the upcoming LCD version in his new re...

Barclays: Apple won't include Lightning to 3.5mm adapter this year

Apple has included the $9 Lightning to 3.5mm headphone adapter since the iPhone 7 arrived without a headphone jack and continued to do so with its 2017 iPhone lineup . The introduction of Airpods previous year further cemented Apple's stake in wir...

Money in Budget for Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef , which can be seen from space, covers 348,000 square kilometers and was world-heritage listed in 1981 as the most spectacular coral reef on the planet, according to the website of the United Nations cultural body UNESCO.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi announces 'Swachh Bharat summer internship' for youth

The internship is an initiative of the Sports, Human Resource Development (HRD) and Water Ministry. #11:25 AM: "In a few days, the month of Ramzan will start", says Modi. Moving on to the pressing issue of water conservation, the prime minister sai...

Reliance Industries Limited posts record profit in Q4 and FY18

The company's standalone net profit for Q4 increased 6.7 per cent to Rs 8,697 crore, while its revenue increased 20.8 per cent to Rs 90,894 crore ($13.9 billion). Jio's subscriber-base as on 31 March, 2018, was 186.6 million with an average revenue ...

Market Podcast: Market gains on heavy buying in banking stocks

All sectoral indices of BSE led by realty, banking and metal were in the positive zone, rising by up to 1.07 per cent.The NSE Nifty jumped 60 points, or 0.56 per cent, to 10,677.80. The Shanghai Composite Index, however, was trading 0.51% lower a...

Nintendo Sells 15 Million Switch Consoles in First Year

The Nintendo Switch's hardware has been hacked and renders the console "vulnerable, forever", its hackers claim. As even to this day all digital Nintendo Switch data whether it be store purchases or saved games is tied to specific hardware.

European Central Bank Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

The ECB decision is due at 1145 GMT and president Mario Draghi will begin his press conference at 1230. With the euro falling, the dollar traded near a 3-1/2-month high against a basket of currencies, bolstered by the 10-year Treasury benchmark y...

Cloud Growth Propels Microsoft to Revenue Gains

Microsoft saw its stock fall on Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for its fiscal third quarter. Microsoft's Dynamics 365 revenue increased 65 percent, while LinkedIn revenue grew 37 percent, and Surface ...

Ford fans will have tough time finding cars in a few years

Because of the decline in demand and profit, the management of Ford chose to stop investing in the development of trehobemnyh the next generation. The changes include getting rid of all cars in the region during the next four years except for the M...

Facebook makes Community Standards public, offers appeal to content removal decisions

Facebook says it is also launching a Community Standards Forum next month that will include a series of public events in the US, Germany, France, the UK, India, Singapore and other countries to get user feedback on its content guidelines .

Commerce Department to accept evidence from ZTE in "informal procedures"

The U.S. action last week was sparked by ZTE's violation of an agreement reached after it was caught illegally shipping U.S. goods to Iran. The probe being conducted by the Justice Department is aimed at limiting the access of Huawei, ZTE and other C...

Fortnite TV Emergency Broadcast Points To Meteor Crash

The Twitter page said an update would be made once the downtime has concluded. Epic Games announced the downtime at 5pm BST today and it has meant that all players are now unable to play Fortnite while the team works to fix the issue.

Georgia gets upgrade in index of Reporters Without Borders media rating

The Reporters Without Borders compiles its annual survey based on several criteria measuring pluralism, media independence, media environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency, and the quality of the infrastructure that supp...

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Watch SpaceX's first West Coast ground landing at 10:21PM ET

According to SpaceX's press release, SAOCOM 1A is carrying an "active instrument consisting of a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), which works in the microwave range of the electrom...

MI man learns meteorite he's been using as doorstop is worth $100,000

The man said that the original farmer said he heard the meteorite come crashing down, "and it made a heck of a noise when it hit ". For double verification, a slice of it was se...

First SpaceX West Coast rocket landing lights up California sky

SpaceX will launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SAOCOM 1A satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. And, less than 8 minutes after liftoff, the booster's first...

The first exomoon: Evidence of a moon outside our solar system

The moon candidate is estimated to be only 1.5 percent the mass of its companion planet, and the planet is estimated to be several times the mass of Jupiter. Now the researchers ...

Kent’s Blue Origin sets its sights on the Moon

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos' space venture, Blue Origin , has signed a letter of intent to cooperate with Germany's OHB Group and MT Aerospace on a future mission to the...

Meteorite used as doorstop for decades worth $100,000

And geologist Mona Sirbescu said she "could tell right away that this was something special". The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., corroborated Sirbescu's analysi...

Americans, 1 British scientist win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel chemistry prize, economics prize and peace prize are still to be announced. The first drug based on this work is used against rheumatoid arthritis , a skin condition k...

Rock used as doorstop for decades identified as $141,000 meteorite

A meteorite in MI worth $100,000 has been holding open a door at a MI farm for the past 30 years. A man has discovered a rock he's been using as a doorstop for 30 years is ...

Astronauts return from ISS aboard Soyuz, land safely in Kazakhstan

It is reported by Interfax Thursday, 4 October. The trio's departure leaves three crew members aboard the space station , headed by German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who took ov...

Astronomers spot distant object that supports Planet Nine theory

The Goblin's orbit is consistent with the much-talked-about but yet-to-be-proven Planet 9 . A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto . ...

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Physics Nobel goes to 3 laser scientists for tools made of light

Physics Nobel goes to 3 laser scientists for tools made of light

The last time a woman was awarded a Nobel was in 2015, when Youyou Tu was awarded half of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for that year, "for her discoveries concernin...

US, Japanese scientists win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

US, Japanese scientists win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

Tasuku Honjo , distinguished professor at Kyoto University, has won this year's Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine for his discovery of a protein responsible for suppressing ...

Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences said Ashkin developed "optical tweezers" that can grab tiny particles such as viruses without damaging them. Along with Donna Strickland, he...

Hurricane Rosa off Mexico could bring rip currents, flooding in US

Hurricane Rosa off Mexico could bring rip currents, flooding in US

It is expected to make landfall on the western coast of Mexico late Monday or early Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center said the main hazard is heavy rainfall, both in Mexico ...

Space robots share first images from the surface of an asteroid

Space robots share first images from the surface of an asteroid

Rover 1A and Rover 1B were dropped by Hayabusa 2 , the mothership, 60 meters above the asteroid's surface, and this was a moment of anxiety for all concerned because of the rough ...

Japanese rovers send back first video from asteroid 280 million km away

There's still more drama ahead: Hayabusa 2 is due to drop a bigger rover known as MASCOT to Ryugu's surface on October 3, followed by rounds of surface sampling and the release ...

Kirk regenerates into tropical storm, may dump inches of rain on BVI

Kirk regenerates into tropical storm, may dump inches of rain on BVI

According to N.H.C.'s 5:00 p.m. advisory, the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 12.7 North, longitude 55.7 West. Kirk is moving toward the west-northwest ne...

This is what Japanese robots did after landing on asteroid

This is what Japanese robots did after landing on asteroid

Yesterday, JAXA said in a tweet that it had lost communication with the rovers after they dropped from the spacecraft. The landing of both rovers marks the world's first moving...

Power could be out for days in some areas, hours for others

Power could be out for days in some areas, hours for others

Several minutes later, the firefighter handed Carlson his silver laptop computer - the one he hadn't backed up that had valuable information about two business ventures. "I'm still...