Sci-tech

Japanese astronaut says he's grown 3.5 inches taller since traveling to space

The intrepid astronaut tweeted that he hasn't experienced such growth since high school, adding that he's anxious he might not be able to fit into a seat aboa...


Google's Daydream VR breaks free of the smartphone with new standalone headset

Though Lenovo hasn't revealed a price for the Mirage Solo yet - it's expected to go on sale sometime in the second quarter of 2018 - the price will likely b...


View stunning photos of Jupiter from NASA's Juno spacecraft

The giant planet Jupiter, haunted by tumultuous gases, looked downright like a jewel in the sky in the latest images captured by U.S. space agency NASA's Juno...


Amazon India offers Nokia 6, Nokia 8 Discounts — Nokia Mobile Week

Both the variants will come in Black and Silver colour options. Mobile phone Nokia 3310 4G is credited with the availability of some functions of the smartpho...


(CSCO) Shares Sold by Palouse Capital Management Inc

Paycom Software, Inc. (NYSE:PAYC) has risen 61.78% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. Legacy Private Trust decreased its stake in Cisco Sys Inc ( CSCO )...


John Young, astronaut - obituary

Over the course of his career he flew into space six times in the Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle programs. "Young flew twice to the Moon, walked on its surfac...


North Korea to send delegation for 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

According to South Korean reports any high-level delegation accompanying the team could include Kim's younger sister Yo-Jong, who is a senior member of the r...


The Overwatch League App Is Now Available on iOS and Android

All matches will consist of four maps, and the map pool for the season will be announced shortly. Each stage lasts five weeks, with the final one ending on June...


FBR & Co Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

About 11.11 million shares traded or 31.24% up from the average. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Equitec Proprietary Markets Llc increased its stake...


Kate Spade gets into the smart watch game

In addition to taking a look at the watches, we got to see Kate Spade's "choose your look" watch app. With its first attempt at making a touchscreen smartwatch,...


Sony/ATV licenses its music for Facebook and Instagram use

Facebook is still in talks with Warner Music Group, the final major label out of the three. Facebook (FB +0.8%) and Sony/ATV ( SNE +0.4%) have signed a...


Xposed Framework adds Android Oreo support with new beta

Google sure has been very picky in rolling out the update, even after almost five months since releasing Android 8.0 Oreo to the public. However, a new versi...


Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) goes official: Specs, features and pricing

The specifications of the smartphone are mediocre at best, and they don't justify the asking price, but let's just call it as typical Samsung pricing. For sto...


Greta Gerwig side-steps Woody Allen questions

Following the fashion blackout and Time's Up movement at this year's Golden Globes, Mia Farrow's daughter, Dylan, has made a powerful statement against alle...


Intel is rising after saying it's fixed the 'Spectre' CPU flaw

Spectre affects all major CPUs - AMD , ARM , and Intel . The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team said that while the flaws "could allow an attacker to...


Ancient Rock Art Found in India Could Be Oldest Depiction of Supernova

Vahia was amused by the two bright objects drawn on the stone. Researchers believe that the stone which has been dated back to over 5 thousand years might hav...


Remarkable Sales of PS4 During Holiday Season 2017, Sold 5.9 Million Units

The console sales have been steady so far, even if a slight decline in hardware sales this holiday, from 6.2 million to 5.9 million units. While last year, th...


New Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon packs Alexa, Dolby Vision HDR display

The new ThinkPad X1 Yoga retains the flexible 360 hinge design that allows the display to be pushed all the way back so it can be used as a stand while one work...


CES 2018: Dell, HP & Samsung Windows 10 Laptops Debut

It comes with a backlit keyboard and a Windows Ink Pen. Starting with HP Spectre x360 15, it is the first laptop to feature Intel's latest state-of-the-...


Google to combine its payment services under Google Pay

Users often have to struggle with multiple applications such as Android Pay , Google Wallet , etc.to pay for Google services, but this is all set to change no...


North and South Korea talks result of my 'tough stance': Donald Trump

According to the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, South Korean and US defense authorities reached a tentative deal "months ago" to hold the command-...


Vivo to unveil smartphone with under glass fingerprint sensor at CES 2018

China's Vivo , however, is nearly ready to leapfrog both the tech giants in this regard. There may not be a need to compromise anymore, as Vivo will unveil ...


Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime Goes Official, Coming Soon to India via Amazon

According to the Amazon listing , Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime has a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixel) resolution, 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 processor, 13-...


Sony A8F OLED and X900F 4K HDR TVs pack X1 Extreme processor

The X900F is available in sizes ranging from 49-inches to a beastly 85-inches, and also features the Dolby Vision compatibility and X1 Extreme seen in the flags...


Rising Temperatures Are Turning 99% Of These Sea Turtles Into Females

With average global temperature predicted to increase 4.7 Fahrenheit (2.6 Celsius) by 2100, "many sea turtle populations are in danger of high egg mortality and...


[Newsmaker] Intel chief says chip flaw damage contained by industry

The evening however had to start by addressing the largest issue that has hit computer processors of all time. Torvalds was jolly cross at Intel's bid to play...


Asus' 2018 Vivo all-in-ones come in medium and small

Battery life is pretty impressive as well - if it lives up to ASUS' claims of 15 hours, that is. The keys on the backlit keyboard have 1.4 mm of travel, an indi...


Oculus Go will be made by Xiaomi; Mi VR announced for China

There is another VR headset called Mi VR Standalone exclusively for the Chinese market. This will help Oculus branch out to a foreign market that has a high v...


Rod Stewart to play Boardwalk Hall Aug. 4

Stewart will again be joined on tour by Cyndi Lauper . Pre-sales start Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 10 a.m., and general ticket sales start Friday, Jan. 12, at 10 a...


TCL Reveals 2018 4K Roku Ultra HD TV Lineup with Dolby Vision

The first new Alto smart speakers is a Roku Connect-powered smart speaker. TCL ended 2017 as the #3 smart TV brand in the USA with all of its smart TVs powe...