Sci-tech

Colossal distant black hole holds surprises about early universe

Colossal distant black hole holds surprises about early universe Prior to this discovery, the record-holder for the furthest known quasar existed when the Universe was about 800 million years old . However, black holes that formed in the early universe are different. He said he suspects that despite its precocious youth, J1342+0928 eventually settled down to life at a more measured pace, becoming a more typical supermassive black hole at the center of a la... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin Is Still Basically Useless for Making Payments

Bitcoin Is Still Basically Useless for Making Payments Steam customers must also pay for the bitcoin transaction fees. Regarding the fees, Valve pointed out that the transaction fee charged to the customer using Bitcoin rose from 20 cents when Valve started accepting it to nearly $20 today. "The amount it can change has been increasing recently to a point where it can be significantly different", the game distributor said. Many are using this as ... [Full Article...]

Call of Duty: WWII Winter Siege Trailer Released

Call of Duty: WWII Winter Siege Trailer Released Throughout the event, players will be given challenges in order to get specific rewards. The Winter Siege event in Call of Duty: WWII now has a new trailer and plenty of information on how players can take part in Gun Game, new weapons, and much more. [Full Article...]

Scientists Think They Found a 'Super Earth' Outside Our Solar System

Scientists Think They Found a 'Super Earth' Outside Our Solar System The latest study , by scientists at the University of Texas, Scarborough, and the University of Montreal, Canada, was conducted out using the data from the European Southern Observatory. The researchers say K2-18b will be a prime target for Nasa's James Webb Space telescope , which will search for planets with habitable atmospheres, when it launches in 2019. [Full Article...]

Broadway's Celia & Andrew Keenan-Bolger Set for New WOLVERINE Podcast

Broadway's Celia & Andrew Keenan-Bolger Set for New WOLVERINE Podcast Along with the news, Percy detailed the intent of writing Wolverine: The Long Night and what exactly the story will entail. The twosome join forces with deputy Bobby Reid, Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (TUCK EVERLASTING, NEWSIES, MARY POPPINS), to investigate their main suspect, Logan ( Richard Armitage ). [Full Article...]

New Portal Game Unveiled

New Portal Game Unveiled A teaser for a new game has just popped up on the Internet. In the game, players build bridges to grant safe passage to various vehicles while contending with a complicated physics system, gravity and the instability of their own creations. [Full Article...]

TVS Apache RR 310 sports bike Launched at Rs 2.05 lakh

TVS Apache RR 310 sports bike Launched at Rs 2.05 lakh With the Apache RR 310, TVS has made its debut in entry-level sports bike segment. The fully faired Apache RR 310 will rival the likes of the KTM RC390 in India. As a result, the company claims to achieve the 0-60kmph stint in 2.93 seconds and a top speed of 160kmph @ 10,300rpm, which is 15kmph more than that of the G 310 R. [Full Article...]

Google Search Enhances Featured Snippets and Knowledge Panel, Includes PTSD Screening Quiz

Google Search Enhances Featured Snippets and Knowledge Panel, Includes PTSD Screening Quiz Featured Snippets (below left) and Knowledge Panels (below right) will also feature related searches , with the former displaying more images. There's also support for trending searches , and you can use voice inputs for search, too. For instance, if you search about skiing, Google will provide you with related searches for sports including snowboarding right inside the result. [Full Article...]

Apple Accidentally Announces Launch of Amazon Prime Video App for Apple TV

Apple Accidentally Announces Launch of Amazon Prime Video App for Apple TV Despite the competition between Apple and Amazon, it's easy to see why the two agreed for the Prime Video app to finally become available for the Apple TV. At WWDC 2017, Apple announced that Prime Video would roll out for Apple TV this year and many had presumed it would be during the summer. It has now been released and it will work with the third generation Apple TV, the fourth generation Appl... [Full Article...]

31 million users' personal data exposed due to MongoDB cloud configuration error

31 million users' personal data exposed due to MongoDB cloud configuration error The records themselves contain each user's full name, email address, how long they have had the app installed as well as precise details on their exact geographical location. More complete records also include the device's IMSI and IMEI number, the device's make and model, its screen resolution, and the device's specific Android version. [Full Article...]

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon Fire TV, Echo Show

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon Fire TV, Echo Show Earlier this year, Google blocked YouTube from working on the Echo Show , and later partially restored the functionality after talks with Amazon. "We hope we can reach an agreement to resolve these issues soon". As a result, the YouTube app won't work on the Echo Show from today, while the Fire TV will lose support from January 1st, unless there's a solution in the next couple of weeks. [Full Article...]

Instagram Fights Wildlife Exploitation with New Hashtag Warnings

Instagram Fights Wildlife Exploitation with New Hashtag Warnings Wildlife conservation groups argue animals that users take photos with at tourist sites can actually suffer from human contact. Due to the world's obsession with taking selfies, the wildlife selfie industry is incredibly profitable for those who keep the animals. [Full Article...]

PayPal's TIO Networks says data breach affected 1.6M users

Now it has been revealed that personally identifiable information for approximately 1.6 million customers of TIO Networks - a payment processor acquired by PayPal barely five months ago - may have been compromised. The company suspended operations in November while PayPal, which only bought TIO for $238 million back in July, investigated the vulnerabilities of the platform. [Full Article...]

Instagram now lets you group Stories into Highlights

Instagram now lets you group Stories into Highlights You can now archive your Instagram Stories . The new Instagram alerts come after US Forest Service officials in Lake Tahoe warned park-goers in 2014 against taking selifes with wild bears , because some were putting their lives in danger just to get an Instagram-worthy snap. [Full Article...]

Samsung Has Begun Production of 512GB Flash Storage For Next Gen Phones

Samsung Has Begun Production of 512GB Flash Storage For Next Gen Phones To account for the growing storage needs in mobile , Samsung has begun mass producing the industry's first 512-gigabyte (GB) embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next generation smartphones and tablets. However, that barrier has now been broken as Samsung today has officially announced its new 512GB embedded UFS solution. The controller chip also helps by speeding up the ... [Full Article...]

Google Releases December's Security Bulletin, Images Coming Tomorrow

Google Releases December's Security Bulletin, Images Coming Tomorrow Google Pixel 2 was launched at Rs 61,000 for the 64GB storage model, but Flipkart is offering a flat discount of Rs 11,001 and Rs 10,000 off on using any credit or debit card for the purchase. And although most device manufacturers have put out their own KRACK fixes, Google has included a fix in the December security patch as well. The Pixel 2 is water resistant as well. [Full Article...]

Body Believed To Be Sydney Loofe's Has Been Found

Body Believed To Be Sydney Loofe's Has Been Found However, Boswell denies that she had anything to do with Loofe's disappearance. It was to have been a second date between the two. They are being held in a county jail, according to the Omaha World-Herald . Sydney is the daughter of George and Susie Loofe of Neligh and had been missing since November 15. Both nights, she says she picked Loofe up at her home and the two drove around Lincoln smoki... [Full Article...]

Apple now offers unlocked iPhone X models in the United States ars_ab.settitle(1227285)

Apple now offers unlocked iPhone X models in the United States ars_ab.settitle(1227285) Apple is now selling the iPhone X without a SIM card. The unlocked iPhone X is listed as an option online, and you'll receive it within five business days as well, regardless of what color option or storage model you decide to pick up. [Full Article...]

Target Wallet launched for in-store mobile payment

Target Wallet launched for in-store mobile payment This new mobile payment system is part of Target App . Not unlike fellow retailer Walmart , Target has just announced its own Target Wallet system to enable the use of smartphones to pay at checkout counters. Paying for items and applying Cartwheel discounts used to take two different steps, but the Wallet allows Target shoppers to simplify those multiple steps into one. [Full Article...]

Rumor: Apple May Be Working On An Even Cheaper iPad for 2018

Rumor: Apple May Be Working On An Even Cheaper iPad for 2018 Apple has recently claimed that the company has exported 10 million units of tablet every quarter of this year. Apple has reportedly seen weakening sales for its iPad series, as demand for the overall tablet market goes down. The price of the new Apple tablet will be about 259 United States dollars, 70 dollars cheaper than the current model. While there isn't an exact date of launch of the che... [Full Article...]


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