Science


Scientists discover an extremely dark planet that absorbs 99 percent of starlight Scientists discover an extremely dark planet that absorbs 99 percent of starlight
- April 26, 2018

One of these is that hot Jupiters are relatively dark. This newly detected world, however, reflects little or no light, to the degree that it was actually very hard for researchers to find it at all. He said that of all the planets that have been discovered, WASP-104b could be considered the top three darkest planets. The research paper says that the planet is one of the least-reflective planets found to date. (more...)
Don't Forget to Wear Denim Wednesday Don't Forget to Wear Denim Wednesday
- April 26, 2018

Governor Brian Sandoval is encouraging all Nevadans to wear jeans this Wednesday, April 25, in support of Denim Day, joining an global campaign against sexual assault, sexual violence, and demonstrated support for victims of those crimes. Del Mar College's Counseling Center is teaming up with the Women Shelter's The Purple Door to host Denim Day today. The Mississippi University for Women is raising awareness about sexual assault. (more...)
OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition officially teased, coming May 17 OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition officially teased, coming May 17
- April 26, 2018

The teaser for the feature was first spotted in the online landing page for the OnePlus 6 , according to reports. So, if you're a Marvels or Avengers fan, and want to buy the OnePlus 6 , mark your calendars right now and try to get yourself a OnePlus 6 x Marvels Avengers Limited Edition smartphone. (more...)
Snapchat Introduces AR-powered Lenses Snapchat Introduces AR-powered Lenses
- April 26, 2018

If they're using the regular camera, users should tap the background to open the world lenses, according to Snapchat . Earlier today, we told you that some Snapchat users are testing a revised UI that once again has stories from a member's friends and family in the same location as content from celebrities, brands, publishers and media. (more...)
YouTube overhauls kid's app after complaints about content YouTube overhauls kid's app after complaints about content
- April 26, 2018

According to James Beser , Product Director for YouTube Kids , in a company blog post , he details how this week, the YouTube Kids team and partners will begin to offer collections of trusted channels across a variety of genres. Another new option is an "improved search-off control". Parents will be able to select the channel collections and topics they want their children to access, via the app's profile settings where they can select from available collections like Sesame Workshop ... (more...)
Volvo wants EVs to make up half of its sales by 2025 Volvo wants EVs to make up half of its sales by 2025
- April 26, 2018

Volvo Cars, the premium auto maker, aims for fully electric cars to make up 50 per cent of its sales by 2025, the company announced today. The car's first public debut in Beijing is a strategic move by Polestar, which is targeting China as its primary market. (more...)
Here is What Institutional Investors Think About Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC)
- April 25, 2018

About 4.65 million shares traded. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) has risen 44.65% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 33.10%. Bryant Diane M had sold 570 shs worth $25,360 on Friday, October 27. (NYSE:ABBV) on Monday, December 18. $205,440 worth of Visa Inc. Insiders have sold 123,914 shares of company stock valued at $6,011,490 over the last 90 days. (more...)
Google and Facebook dump the gun emoji Google and Facebook dump the gun emoji
- April 25, 2018

In 2016, Apple removed its gun emoji and replaced it with a bright green water gun . Google's gun emoji has gone through several iterations over the years, though this is the first time it has shown the likeness of a toy instead of a weapon. (more...)
Hydrogen Sulfide makes Uranus smell like Rotten Eggs Hydrogen Sulfide makes Uranus smell like Rotten Eggs
- April 25, 2018

A group of researchers from the University of Oxford, who are associated with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory , have discovered the foul-smelling hydrogen sulfide in the clouds or Uranus with the help of the Near-Infrared Integral Field Spectrometer (NIFS) fitted to the Gemini North telescope at Hawaii. (more...)
Free PS Plus Games For May 2018 Announced Free PS Plus Games For May 2018 Announced
- April 25, 2018

However, if you haven't and you're wondering if Cage's unique brand of storytelling is for you, this is a good opportunity to find out. Rayman Legends though? I could have sworn it was part of the Instant Game Collection before, but apparently not. (more...)
Video game loot boxes are now considered criminal gambling in Belgium Video game loot boxes are now considered criminal gambling in Belgium
- April 25, 2018

Belgium Gaming Commision did some investigation and realized that the games like Overwatch , Fifa 18 , and Counter Strike: Global Offensive are violating their rules. Apart from the publisher, both The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and Disney, the owner of the Star Wars franchise, are said to have been urged to take measures. (more...)
Biggest ever 3D map of the galaxy pinpoints 1.7 billion stars Biggest ever 3D map of the galaxy pinpoints 1.7 billion stars
- April 25, 2018

As part of a mission that includes the University of Geneva, the European satellite "Gaia" has sent back billions of measurements in a mammoth harvest of data that will help researchers build a detailed 3D map of the galaxy. "The second Gaia data release represents a huge leap forward with respect to ESA's Hipparcos satellite, Gaia's predecessor and the first space mission for astrometry, which surveyed some 118 000 stars nearly thirty years ago", says Anthony Brown of Leiden University, The ... (more...)
Lexus unveils new ES for 2018 Lexus unveils new ES for 2018
- April 25, 2018

One of the big developments for the next-gen Lexus sedan is the debut of a first-ever F-Sport version. The wheelbase has also grown by 51 mm, as do the front (+10 mm) and rear (+38 mm) tracks. Combined, the two will have an output of 215 horsepower. Fuel economy is up too, as the current model has a combined rating of 40 mpg, while the new one is expected to get 44 mpg combined. (more...)
Instagram makes updates on 'Stories' feature easier and faster Instagram makes updates on 'Stories' feature easier and faster
- April 25, 2018

According to a press release, the update will allow anyone with connectivity issues - or anyone who is simply a perfectionist about their 'gram - to preview their entire Story prior to posting. This will make sharing much easier and most of all more convenient. You can update your Instagram app to be able to enjoy these new features. In response to the European GDPR privacy legislations coming into effect next month, Instagram is building a "data portability" tool ... (more...)
Windows 10 Lean's 2GB weigh loss secret is stupidly simple to explain Windows 10 Lean's 2GB weigh loss secret is stupidly simple to explain
- April 25, 2018

The Lean edition is said to have been designed for devices with less storage and will reportedly be offered to OEMs to be used in low-end laptops and tablets. Microsoft is planning to fix it with the Lean edition. Windows 10 Lean cuts out several standard apps and features that are usually installed in Windows 10 in exchange for saving space. (more...)
Alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 Active spotted with Snapdragon 845, 4GB RAM Alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 Active spotted with Snapdragon 845, 4GB RAM
- April 25, 2018

Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are the two best Android phones on the market right now, hands down. Whatever the case, the specs listed in the image above align perfectly with what we've heard so far about the Galaxy S9 Active, which is expected to have the model number SM-G893. (more...)
Samsung's 970 Pro and 970 Evo SSDs are insanely fast Samsung's 970 Pro and 970 Evo SSDs are insanely fast
- April 25, 2018

Samsung's new NVMe SSDs come will be available starting May 7 and come in an M.2 form. We even awarded the 960 Evo our Editor's Choice for being a "wildly fast M.2 drive" while remaining affordable. Aside from the performance boost, Samsung is promising endurance and reliability with these drives, which is backed up by a 5-year warranty. The Pro uses 2-bit MLC memory, enjoys write speeds of up to 2,700MB/s with 500,000 IOPS. (more...)
LG G7 ThinQ to get SD845 and 6.1-inch QHD+ display LG G7 ThinQ to get SD845 and 6.1-inch QHD+ display
- April 25, 2018

LG claims that the display will consume 30 percent less battery than the LG G6. The LG G7 ThinQ will come with a huge 6.1 inch Quad HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels. This also means that users will be able to see the screen clearly even in bright sunlight. Users will have an option to hide the notch, similar to what Huawei is offering with P20 and P20 Pro. (more...)
BMW iX3 Concept breaks cover BMW iX3 Concept breaks cover
- April 25, 2018

Its signature kidney grilles are now closed to better manage airflow at the front of the auto while an interesting set of alloy wheels aid in reducing the turbulence caused by conventional spoked wheels. Although if they do that then they may need a bigger battery to deliver the quoted range of 249 miles, but as the iX3 can handle 150kW Rapid Charging there shouldn't be too much range anxiety from owners. (more...)
Apple Releases Minor iOS 11.3.1 Update for iPhone and iPad Apple Releases Minor iOS 11.3.1 Update for iPhone and iPad
- April 25, 2018

The iOS 11 .3.1 update is nowhere as major a software build as the iOS 11.3 package that was created to enhance the user experience by letting users toggle performance throttling and view battery health. The company also encourages customers to have their fix performed by Apple-certified technicians using genuine parts. Why would anyone voluntarily pay Apple Rs 25,000 for a screen replacement when they can get the same thing for Rs 10,000 anywhere else? More features should see the light of ... (more...)

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