Stories about Sci-tech

Oct 05 2017

Google unveils Home Max for $399, coming to the U.S. in December

The demo area at the Google launch was very noisy, so it was hard for us to properly assess the quality of the speaker but we'd say -at this early stage - it's better t...

Oct 04 2017

Major League Baseball playoffs will be like 7 World Series in 1

Such is the weirdness that creating an incentive to finish last leads to. "It took us a little while to get to play the kind of baseball I thought we were capable of (but...

Oct 04 2017

How Does Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) Stack Up?

Insiders sold a total of 195,624 shares of company stock worth $2,212,964 over the last 90 days. BidaskClub cut shares of General Motors from a "buy" recommendation to a ...

Oct 04 2017

Instagram's new Polls feature will require more active participation

Viewers can see poll results unfold in real time and the person who posted the poll can see a breakdown of who voted for which option. The new "poll" stickers allow use...

Oct 04 2017

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Leak Rundown Before Launch Event

The company's FCC filing for the Google Home Mini surfaced online recently, suggesting that the company might announce this device soon. The retailer's diminutive smart...

Oct 04 2017

USA scientists share physics Nobel for gravity waves

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory ( LIGO) Scientific Collaboration has detected gravitational waves four times - first, on September 14, 2015, and ...

Oct 04 2017

Samsung's Windows Mixed Reality headset will cost $499

A company spokesperson appeared, in virtual reality , at Microsoft's special Mixed Reality event in San Francisco this morning. For the first time ever, you will be ab...

Oct 04 2017

PUBG Bombarded With Over 15000 Negative Reviews Following In-Game Ads

Bloomberg contacted a Microsoft spokesperson for some official word on this new development, but the spokesperson declined to comment on the matter - "Right now, the team...

Oct 04 2017

Facebook Messenger Lite Debuts in the US, UK, Canada and Ireland

Nothing more, nothing less. The Messenger Lite Android app is now expanding to the UK, US, Canada and Ireland after being available in 100 less developed coun...

Oct 04 2017

Messenger Lite lets more users dodge the data drain of Facebook's app

If you're travelling overseas on a limited plan, or have restrictions on how much data you can use on your plan here, then moving to the lightweight version of the app ...

Oct 04 2017

Microsoft rolls out chatbot extension on Bing, shuts down Groove Music

The Groove Music app will remain open and updated until December 31 so users can continue to play and manage the music they have purchased. Users could use the new mu...

Oct 04 2017

Tesla Falls Short on Early Model 3 Shipment Goal

He mentioned that production will be ramped up "exponentially" and that the company should produce 100 units in August and above 1,500 Model 3 units in September. The s...

Oct 03 2017

"Biological clock" scientists bag the 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Using fruit flies to investigate this further, this year's Nobel Laureates set out to reveal how this gene actually works - and in turn controls the body clock . Suc...

Oct 03 2017

Google Kills Unpopular Free Article Access Requirement for Publishers

Media company News Corp has welcomed Google's decision to end its "first click free" policy , saying the move will be positive for traditional media. The two compan...

Oct 03 2017

King of the streaming sticks updates its range

Two of the new Roku devices unveiled Monday can stream video in 4K HDR - the same resolution as the new Apple TV 4K - and they both cost significantly less than Ap...

Oct 01 2017

Google Assistant is now available on some Android TVs

Apart from some features like alarms, timers, and phone calls, Google Assistant on the NVIDIA Shield can do pretty much everything that it can on Google Home . For ins...

Oct 01 2017

Red Dead Redemption 2 gets second trailer

RockstarPromotional picture for " Red Dead Redemption 2 ". You play as a brand new character called Arthur Morgan who is a debt collector. Furthermore, the trailer sh...

Sep 30 2017

FCC asks Apple to activate FM chips after hurricanes

While we are not sure whether Apple has the chip on their device or does not. Both the Qualcomm and Intel chips that empower cell as well as Wi-Fi availability in eac...

Sep 30 2017

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Developer Becomes PUBG Corp; Game Surpasses 13 Million Copies

The newly dubbed PUBG Corp .is a hearty nod to its player base, as well as a self-explanatory goal for the company. Considering it has moved over 10 million units at...

Sep 30 2017

YouTube Requires Monetization To Include Patreon Links

YouTube has made it clear that while the channel must be part of the partnership program, videos do not necessarily have to be monetised. The use of end cards featuri...