Science


Japanese scientists found on the moon a huge cave
- October 19, 2017

Inside these large holes, humans would be protected from the Sun's unsafe rays, and other hazards. "It's important to know where and how big lunar lava tubes are if we're ever going to construct a lunar base", emphasized JAXA senior researcher Junichi Haruyama. (more...)
Halley's Comet is source of this week's Orionids meteor shower Halley's Comet is source of this week's Orionids meteor shower
- October 19, 2017

The Orionid Meteor Shower isn't the most active, but at the peak you could see up to 10-20 meteors per hour. "The Orionids are known to be fast and on the faint side, but can sometimes surprise you with an exceptionally bright meteor that might break up into fragments", Byrd wrote in her blog. (more...)
Facebook officially rolling out new 'Explore Feed' to all mobile & desktop users Facebook officially rolling out new 'Explore Feed' to all mobile & desktop users
- October 19, 2017

To access this new tool, users should click "See more" under the " Explore " tab. The launch of Gameroom, Marketplace, Live videos and more are just few of the many addition the social networking giant is engaging to ensure its platform maintains the lead. (more...)
Apple cutting iPhone 8 production orders in half: rumor Apple cutting iPhone 8 production orders in half: rumor
- October 19, 2017

This device is a great deal more expensive (from $999) but it does offer an edge-to-edge display and no home button. Pegatron Corp., a contract assembler, fell as much as 2.7 percent in Taipei trading Thursday while Catcher Technology Co. (more...)
WhatsApp Adds A New Feature 'Live Location Sharing' To Track Friends… WhatsApp Adds A New Feature 'Live Location Sharing' To Track Friends…
- October 19, 2017

If you choose to send it, the live location tracker becomes active. The app have insisted that the feature will be encrypted, and offers users the chance to set a time limit on how long they want their location to be accessible for. In case you have shared it with a group, then everyone on the group will see your current location. If more than one person shares their location in a group, all locations will be visible on the same map. (more...)
Rel Jio hikes tariffs, brings relief for older telcos
- October 19, 2017

Over a year after beginning telecom services with disruptive tariffs, Reliance Jio hiked tariff for the first time as it reduced benefits under its popular Rs 399 plan. 399 plan. An interesting point to note is that as per the new T&Cs, the FUP policy will cap the bandwidth to 64Kbps instead of the 128Kbps limit enforced previously, post the high-speed allowance. (more...)
Motorola announces Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa for Moto Z
- October 19, 2017

If you are anxious about battery life, the mod will have a 15-hour built-in battery that will keep your phone alive while you have a conversation with Alexa , it also has a dock-like design that is meant to be used on your nightstand. Unfortunately, this Moto Mod doesn't come cheap. Today, the company has announced another speaker Moto Mod but this one is smart since it has Amazon Alexa built into it. (more...)
Samsung's new 360-degree camera requires 2 x GTX 1080 Ti Samsung's new 360-degree camera requires 2 x GTX 1080 Ti
- October 19, 2017

You'd be forgiven for thinking it was a dark time for 360 degree filmmaking, following the recent announcement by Nokia to withdraw funding from its virtual reality (VR) endeavours. Unlike the company's more entry-level Gear 360 camera for mainstream folks, the Samsung 360 Round appears to be for legitimate pros - that is, pros who have plenty of money to spare. (more...)
Google doodles on Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar's 107th birth anniversary Google doodles on Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar's 107th birth anniversary
- October 19, 2017

S.Chandrasekhar worked at the University of Chicago and at the young age of 26 he was appointed as a deputy professor at the university. Chandrasekhar won the Physics Nobel Prize in 1983 along with William A Fowler. Before Chandrasekhar, scientists assumed that all stars collapsed into white dwarfs when they died. While traveling to England to study at the prestigious Cambridge University, he came up with one of the most important findings of astrophysics - the Chandrasekhar limit , a ... (more...)
Yuvraj Singh smacked with domestic violence case by sister-in-law Yuvraj Singh smacked with domestic violence case by sister-in-law
- October 19, 2017

The first court hearing has been scheduled for October 21. Gurgaon: Yuvraj Singh's sister-in-law has named him in a domestic violence complaint she has filed in Gurgaon's district court against her husband Zorawar, the cricketer's younger brother, and his mother Shabnam. (more...)
Recent update in Nintendo Switch adds video capture and profile transfer features
- October 19, 2017

The new Nintendo Switch video capture feature is now only compatible with select titles such as Zelda Breath of the Wild and Splatoon 2 . Take note that you can only use this feature on select games, like Breath of the Wild , Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , and Splatoon 2 . (more...)
Fugitive makes good on Facebook, donuts promise Fugitive makes good on Facebook, donuts promise
- October 19, 2017

By Tuesday, the police post had been shared more than 4,000 times. He also promised to "pick up every piece of litter" around local public schools. Zaydel sent the department a private message and issued them a challenge. "They [the police] were taunting me, but at the same time, they're a police agency", he conceded. "I'm surprised that he did eventually come in, we weren't expecting it", said police officer Jennifer Mansfield. (more...)
Samsung announces Bixby 2.0 with Smart Home Support Samsung announces Bixby 2.0 with Smart Home Support
- October 19, 2017

The Bixby 2.0 will offer more familiar user interface to Samsung based services and devices. See Also: Samsung CEO announces his resignation, seeking fresh young mind to lead the company . While launching the Bixby Assistant on the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone, Samsung has put a dedicated button to launch the Bixby voice assistant. It's unclear if this will only be limited to Samsung's own products, but the sentiment certainly makes it seem that way. (more...)
Dinner drone delivery trials under way in ACT, NSW
- October 18, 2017

Image: Wing delivery drone flying over Queanbeyan, Australia . They reach around 75 miles per hour and can travel about 6 miles from their takeoff spots. The chain, Guzman y Gomez (or GYG for short), was approached by the Project Wing team, which is part of X (formerly Google X), and resides under the larger Alphabet umbrella. (more...)
'Women of NASA' Lego set available starting November 1st 'Women of NASA' Lego set available starting November 1st
- October 18, 2017

Lego said it would build the set in March, after science editor and writer Maia Weinstock pitched the idea through the Lego Ideas initiative, where the company fields ideas on future toy sets. Lego's new " Women of NASA " sets come complete with replica space shuttles and telescopes for little feminist girls and boys. Johnson, though, made a decision to not participate in the final Lego set. (more...)
Ammonia leak at BC arena kills three Ammonia leak at BC arena kills three
- October 18, 2017

The fatalities were confirmed by the BC Coroners Service and the City of Fernie. Emergency crews were called to the Fernie Memorial Arena located on 6th Avenue, and a hazmat team from a refrigeration company was brought in to help contain the leak. (more...)
Alleged Nokia 7 sketch leaks prior to its launch
- October 18, 2017

Nokia is all set to reveal the Nokia 7 on October 19th during an event in China. We aren't sure but there can be a possibility that anyone of the device can be a variant of Nokia 8 with RAM and storage capacity. Recently Nokia announced the Nokia 8 with Outdated 5.3-inch QHD IPS display with huge chin and top bezels. On the camera front, the smartphone is said to sport a 12-megapixel dual Carl-Zeiss rear camera and a 12-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. (more...)
Judge invalidates Allergan's key patents for dry-eye treatment Restasis
- October 18, 2017

Allergan had previously made an unorthodox agreement with a NY state-based American Indian tribe in order to protect Restasis patents from challenges made through the U.S. The tribe and Allergan argue that the patents are not subject to the patent office's review because of the tribe's sovereign immunity. In addition, "sovereign immunity should not be treated as a monetizable commodity", Bryson said. (more...)
Google Calendar on Web gets a modern design and new enterprise features Google Calendar on Web gets a modern design and new enterprise features
- October 18, 2017

Link to relevant spreadsheets, documents or presentations in your Calendar invite and open them directly from the new "Event Detail" view. Joining this is a "Day" view option for seeing multiple calendars at once side-by-side. Besides that, employees can view and manage multiple calendars side by side, a feature that should come in handy for administrative assistants and other employees who schedule meeting on behalf of their teams. (more...)
Wolfenstein 2 launch trailer appears early with a call to arms Wolfenstein 2 launch trailer appears early with a call to arms
- October 18, 2017

That's what the Wolfenstein franchise has always been about, and it's great to see they're keeping up the tradition. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus rockets the action and chaos to new heights. The launch trailer for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus has been released online, and it is very NSFW. It'll be coming to Nintendo Switch - yes, Nazis on a Nintendo console, who'd have thought? - sometime in 2018. (more...)

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