Science


Named top cost of iPhone X
- September 16, 2017

The supplied 5W charger in the iPhone 8 , 8 Plus and iPhone X retail box is the same old charger Apple has been bundling for ages. This year the company launched the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus in addition to the new iPhone X , the 10th-anniversary phone. (more...)
Pradyuman murder: CBSE asks Ryan school, why it shouldn't be de-affiliated Pradyuman murder: CBSE asks Ryan school, why it shouldn't be de-affiliated
- September 16, 2017

The circular, issued on Tuesday, said that the onus of safety and security of child in a school's campus shall lie exclusively upon the school authorities. It added, "Training should be provided to the school staff to address their responsibilities to protect children from any form of abuse". The guidelines say that each school must have child abuse monitoring committee with two students as representatives and thorough police verification was needed before employing a person in a school, it ... (more...)
Destiny 2 Claims the Biggest Console Launch Week of 2017 Destiny 2 Claims the Biggest Console Launch Week of 2017
- September 16, 2017

For the third year in a row, Destiny is the #1 console-only game viewed on Twitch by minutes watched. Bungie CEO, Pete Parsons, said, " We hit some great milestones this week with our community ". With the raid now live, the game shot to the No.1 position on Twitch for total concurrent viewers. In the story of Destiny 2 , the last safe city on Earth has fallen and lay in ruins, occupied by a powerful new army. (more...)
Key stats ahead of India-Australia ODI series that begins on Sunday Key stats ahead of India-Australia ODI series that begins on Sunday
- September 16, 2017

The Indian skipper also hinted that Ajinkya Rahane will be opening the batting with Rohit Sharma in absence of Shikhar Dhawan , who has been released from the squad to look after his ill wife. "I am not too concerned about my differences with Kohli". The Aussies could even throw in a selection curve ball and opt for Agar to fill Finch's spot at the top. (more...)
A pitch-black planet orbits an alien star 1400 light-years away A pitch-black planet orbits an alien star 1400 light-years away
- September 16, 2017

With a radius nearly twice that of Jupiter and a year of just over one Earth day, WASP-12b is categorised as a hot Jupiter . The close proximity means the strong tidal forces exerted on the planet stretch it out to an egg shape and heat its surface up to 2,600°C (4,712°F). (more...)
Cassini Disintegrates in Saturn's Atmosphere, Ending 20-year Journey Cassini Disintegrates in Saturn's Atmosphere, Ending 20-year Journey
- September 16, 2017

The final moments of the spacecraft's journey were bittersweet for Alonge, who has been working on the Cassini mission for more than a decade. The company also developed the satellite ground systems helping NASA conduct manned and unmanned space missions while supporting the nation's military and government agencies to collect, analyze and deliver actionable intelligence protecting the nation. (more...)
Michael Byron Sells 409 Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Stock Michael Byron Sells 409 Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Stock
- September 16, 2017

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates freight railroads across the world. For NVDA , the company now has 1.99 billion of cash on the books, which is offset by 89 million in current liabilities. Hm Payson has invested 0.01% in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ). Service Automobile Association reported 0.17% stake. 153,845 are held by Prudential Public Ltd Company. (more...)
Volvo XC40: This Is It Volvo XC40: This Is It
- September 16, 2017

However, the Swedish manufacturer's Hungarian arm has "accidentally" released a video that shows the SUV in its entirety. As we suspected after having spotted several XC40 prototypes on the road, the production auto (very) closely mirrors the styling of last year's Volvo 40.1 Concept , with only a few modifications here and there. (more...)
Destiny 2 Xur location and items, September 15-19 Destiny 2 Xur location and items, September 15-19
- September 16, 2017

Each of the items is at a power level of 270 - a base power of 265, plus a legendary mod that raises the value by 5. Additionally, Xur will be up in a tree displaying his inventory in an easy to find location. In exchange for your Legendary Shards, he'll sell you the items in the list below. For all classes, there's the Merciless fusion rifle - now considered one of the best exotic weapons for the Leviathan Raid that started this week . (more...)
How Apple's iPhone X TrueDepth Camera Works
- September 16, 2017

As you probably know by now, Face ID is replacing Touch ID on the Apple iPhone X . Without any buttons to press on the front of the device, Apple devised the face recognition system to allow users to unlock the phone and to verify the user's identity when using Apple Pay. (more...)
Could your 'evil twin' unlock your new iPhone?
- September 16, 2017

This anxious Krimbel who asked if every time someone else looks into the iPhone and, understandably, is unable to unlock it, will the phone ask for a passcode. Franken has requested Apple to respond to the questions by 13 October. Apple ditched Touch ID authentication method for Face ID in the newly launched iPhone X . (more...)
Low-end Nokia 2 smiles for the camera Low-end Nokia 2 smiles for the camera
- September 16, 2017

On images the Nokia 2 are shown in black and white shades are nearly entirely plastic casing and a fingerprint scanner are really nowhere to be seen. According to reports, the Nokia 2 will come in four variants - TA-1023, TA-1035, TA-1007 and TA-1029 - and run stock Android. While we're waiting for the Nokia 8 flagship to land in the U.S., it seems that HMD - the company behind the new Nokia Android phones - is gearing up to unveil a new product. (more...)
Additional details you need to know about the Face ID
- September 16, 2017

Hence, during the demonstration by Apple senior vice president Craig Federighi, the Face ID asked for a passcode due to too many failed attempts. It's also FIDO and iBeta certified. Competitors like Samsung have been using 2-D facial recognition systems - leaving loopholes such as photographs able to unlock the phone. Now, Apple's facing an inquiry from the Senate about the possible privacy impact of Face ID . (more...)
If the iPhone X is 'designed for wireless,' it really doesn't show
- September 16, 2017

And although Starbucks has supported wireless charging in its shops for years, its chargers support another standard called Powermat that the iPhone 8 and iPhone X don't work with. While it's convenient if you're exhausted of plugging in your devices, inductive charging is also slow when it comes to charging. Powermat installed thousands of charging pads in Starbucks stores that use the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) standard. (more...)
IPhone X Face ID RISK: Is Apple's new facial recognition feature safe?
- September 16, 2017

Reiterating what he said at Apple's event, Federighi explained that as long as you don't stare at the phone, it won't unlock. "If you were in a case where the thief was asking to hand over your phone - you can just reach into your pocket, squeeze it, and it will disable Face ID ", said Federighi. (more...)
Xiaomi partners with HRX to launch Mi Band HRX Edition in India Xiaomi partners with HRX to launch Mi Band HRX Edition in India
- September 15, 2017

Xiaomi India has teased about its partnership with HRX by Hrithik earlier this week and said it would launch some fitness product. The new Xiaomi Mi Band 2 packs a host of improvements over its predecessor including an all-new Oled screen and the much-requested heart rate sensor. (more...)
Wisconsin budget clears Assembly, faces uncertain future Wisconsin budget clears Assembly, faces uncertain future
- September 15, 2017

We're setting the right priorities and making government more accountable. A previous version of the bill already passed the chamber but must be re-passed with recent changes added by the state Senate and the Legislature's budget panel. (more...)
NASA's Cassini mission begins transmitting data NASA's Cassini mission begins transmitting data
- September 15, 2017

Facebook: http://facebook.com/nasajpl and http://facebook.com/NASA . During the 20 years it spent in space, the probe transmitted back breathtaking images of the famous ringed gas planet in our solar system, lately in April this year. NASA predicts loss of contact with the spacecraft will take place on September 15 at 7:55 a.m. EDT. On the final dive, the spacecraft will plunge into Saturn's orbit, while at the same time fighting to keep its antenna pointed to Earth as it transmits ... (more...)
Apple Inc. Has a Tough iPhone Problem to Solve in 2018 Apple Inc. Has a Tough iPhone Problem to Solve in 2018
- September 15, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 Plus dimensions are 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm, and it weighs 202 grams. That dot symbolises the new cellular 4G functionality added to this year's version, and will be the badge of honour, with Apple fans able to show that they've got the new features. (more...)
Apple's iPhone X: Face ID, no home button, $999 Apple's iPhone X: Face ID, no home button, $999
- September 15, 2017

The high price of the iPhone X may not affect sales in the United States, where telecom carriers subsidize phone ownership, but it might dent sales in China and India. It now means that you should be able to get 50 percent charge in 30 minutes. But rival phones - many of them from Samsung - already offer similar displays , facial recognition, augmented reality and wireless charging , if often in cruder forms that mostly haven't won over large numbers of phone users. (more...)

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