Sci-tech

Kaspersky Lab launches lawsuit to overturn US Govt ban

Kaspersky Lab has repeatedly denied it has ties to any government and said it would not help a government with cyber espionage. The directive ordered IT admin...


Mozilla Sneaks Mr Robot Firefox Plugin In Firefox

The plugin was called Looking Glass and even though it was disabled by default, users weren't happy to see a plugin they knew nothing about show up out of nowhe...


Apple increases prices for iPhone post-customs duty hike

Whereas the 256GB model has increased to Rs 1,05,720 from Rs 1,02,000. Other than the tax enhancement of 15% from 10% on imported smartphones, there also rises ...


Microsoft Rewards Nine-Year-Old's Selflessness with an Xbox One X

He gave up an on-the-way Christmas gift-a brand-new Xbox One X-preferring instead that his grandmother take the $300 the console would cost and spend that on th...


Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL get sizeable discounts

The prices of the devices are still on the high side, even with the discounts considered, but if fluid software and the best possible camera on a smartphone are...


Traders Buy Shares of Alibaba Group (BABA) on Weakness

Costamare Inc. (NYSE:CMRE) has declined 13.83% since December 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 6.31% the S&P500. Glovista Investments LLC ...


Google is officially shutting down Tango AR after three years

Instead it's more like Project Tango represents Google's first attempt at AR, and now that they're moving on to their next project, which is ARCore , which...


3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station

And yes, they are going to do it so while they are orbiting in space . Since then NASA confirmed in the press release the current crop of ISS residents from...


"Potentially Hazardous" Asteroid 3200 Phaethon Back Again, But Don't Worry

Considering the fact that this asteroid may have been more than 100 feet in diameter and could have destroyed an entire city had it struck the Earth in just the...


USA Financial Portformulas Corp Acquires Shares of 26916 Walt Disney Co (DIS)

It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Awm Investment Company Inc decreased its stake in Aerovironment Inc. ( DIS ) by 59.14% based on its latest 2017Q2 r...


Beholding Stock-:- Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)

Benjamin F Edwards accumulated 1,825 shares. With 72,400 avg volume, 3 days are for Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE:PBT)'s short sellers to cover PBT's short ...


Pokemon Crystal release date set for Nintendo 3DS

Following the relaunch of Pokémon Gold and Silver for 3DS, Nintendo has now confirmed Crystal , too. It was the first game in the series to be made for exclu...


Microsoft's rumored foldable Surface may have just appeared in a new patent

The example can also include a first display positioned on the first portion and wrapped around the hinge end between the pair of self-regulating hinge assembli...


Google is shutting down its ambitious project to reinvent smartphone cameras

Google has announced that it will be dropping support for Project Tango next year on March 1. The problem, and Tango's biggest obstacle to success, was tha...


Google AI helps Nasa discover solar system like ours

The latest discovery in NASA's Kepler Space Telescope mission shed light onto alien planets in the deepest, darkest corners of space . Using the same neu...


Huawei Honor 9 Lite price leaks, will be unveiled on December 21

After the phenomenal success of Honor 7X , Huawei is now prepping up to introduce another smartphone, the Honor 9 Lite . Honor 7X device sports a dual-lens 16...


Highlights of the 2017 Geminid meteor shower

As usual, the photographers of the Tennessee Valley caught the beauty on camera! "The minimum distance of Phaethon from the Sun is of 21 millions of km only, ...


Artificial Intelligence, NASA Data Used to Discover Eighth Planet Circling Distant Star

Using machine learning and neural networks to achieve something humans could not, weak signal data from NASA's Kepler space telescope was scrutinized using G...


SpaceX sends recycled rocket to dock with ISS in world first

But the launch was "still a risky business", he said, and although the Falcon 9 has been extensively inspected by NASA's experts, there is never "zero risk" whe...


Microsoft Offers PUBG Free with Xbox One X Purchase to End 2017

The last one standing wins. "With the quality of the talent deployed on the title, we expected more ", wrote Digital Foundry earlier this week. It also rev...


Facebook makes it easier to ignore those annoying friends with 'Snooze'

For instance, in its original guise, the snooze feature was bundled in alongside the existing unfollow feature, meaning you had to tap the "unfollow or sno...


Google X to beam high-speed internet in this Indian state

Vizag will be its first R&D centre outside the US. Lokesh, son of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, tweeted that X will be the state's innovation partner, ...


Samsung and LG expected to launch their midrange lineup at CES 2018

Samsung said if users place the Galaxy Note 8 inside the case, a special theme will automatically be applied to the smartphone, displaying a unique skin in th...


Pandora Announces Plans to Offer On-Demand Streaming

The promotion is open to folks on Pandora's free and $5/month Plus tiers. You'll search for the song, artist, or album you're looking for, choose that you want ...


Amazon to start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast

That changed last week when the Prime Video app finally arrived on Apple TV , seemingly clearing the way for Apple TV , at least, to return to Amazon. Amazon ...


Gov. Hickenlooper Responds to Repeal of Net Neutrality

Internet-service providers might choose not to charge more for using broadly popular services like Netflix. Net neutrality backers have argued that clear rule...


New report says Samsung aiming H1 2018 launch for its smart speaker

It plans to make the device available in multiple markets, potentially including the United States, and is weighing a price point around US$200 (RM815), the peo...


Mercedes to bring new MBUX infotainment system to CES

However, the German manufacturer has afforded an early look at the five-seater's interior, where some of the most significant revisions have been made. Shoulder...


Grand master: Meet the shark believed to be about 512 years old

Previously, the oldest known vertebrate was the Bowhead whale, which can live to up to 211 years. Apart from this the group of researchers are also using radi...


Apple bags London unicorn Shazam for just £300m

Technology news website TechCrunch reported the deal on Friday with a price of as much as $400 million, far short of the most recent $1 billion valuation for ...