Stories about Sci-tech

Dec 29 2017

'Surprise' bus-sized asteroid skims past Earth at 21000 miles per hour

According to the astronomer from the Observatory of the "Arecibo" Patrick Taylor, the latest data from the telescope indicate that the Phaeton is similar in shape to Benn...

Dec 29 2017

Elon Musk's first Falcon Heavy megarocket moves to launch pad

When its first stage boosters are not recovered, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy will be capable of delivering up to 140,660 pounds (63,800 kilograms) to low Earth orbit when l...

Dec 29 2017

Instagram's new 'Recommended for You' feature goes live

For now, the recommended posts will appear after you've gone through the posts in your main feed from people you do follow . The new "Recommended for You" feature is cur...

Dec 29 2017

Apple Apologizes for Slowing Down Older iPhones, Offers New Battery Discount

According to the Korean Herald , the broadcasting and telecom regulator of the country wants to know why Apple led customers into such a situation. However, others may...

Dec 29 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 bricked after battery drained out

The problem hasn't quite reached Galaxy Note 7-levels of trouble yet, but it does seem to be affecting a small pool of consumers across various carriers in the United Sta...

Dec 29 2017

Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio to acquire Anil Ambani-led RCom's wireless assets

RCom Chairman Anil Ambani said Tuesday that his company aimed to reduce its liabilities from 450 billion rupees ($7.03 billion) to 60 billion rupees by March. Shares of...

Dec 28 2017

HQ Trivia coming to Android by January 1, pre-reg now available

ET, as well as 3 p.m. ET on weekdays. The HQ Trivia game launched exclusively on iOS back in August, although the company did announce a couple of weeks ago that the ...

Dec 28 2017

Blast hits Libyan crude pipeline, cutting output by 90000 bpd

Investment bank Jefferies estimates that Brent and WTI oil price are expected to average $63 per barrel and $59 per barrel in 2018. "The market continues to gravitate...

Dec 28 2017

Huawei to unveil three P-series smartphone in early 2018, roadmap leaks

During Q2, it looks like the firm is set to launch three P-series devices, shown in the image as the P, P Plus and P lite. According to the image, we can see that Hua...

Dec 28 2017

WhatsApp to drop BlackBerry, Windows Phone OS

A while back the company also stopped supporting the Symbian operating system which was once the pride of Finnish phone maker Nokia. This Facebook-owned messaging app i...

Dec 28 2017

IPhone wireless charging might be getting an exciting upgrade next year

The company said its WattUp Mid Field transmitter can power and charge small enabled devices like smartphones and earbuds from up to three feet away using radiofreq...

Dec 27 2017

OnePlus 6 to come with under-screen fingerprint sensor in early 2018

The smartphone, as expected, will also be powered by the Snapdragon 845 chipset. Another report suggests that the OnePlus 6 will come with a facial recognition tech...

Dec 27 2017

Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to the LG V30 in Korea

Given that the year is nearly over, it goes without saying that the LG V30 will receive its Oreo update in other markets at some point early next year. As expected, the...

Dec 26 2017

Android One Moto X4 Oreo update rolled out

However, the report says that the test was done using a OnePlus 5T charger, and not the Mi A1's bundled charger. At the time of launch, the company claimed that t...

Dec 26 2017

OnePlus 5 to Get the OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock Feature

If the OTA update has arrived, it should reflect on their phones. That's especially true if you own the original OnePlus 5 smartphone-which came out all of five months ...

Dec 26 2017

North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war'

According to the latest figures from the General Administration of Customs, China's trade with North Korea in November rose 12.5 per cent from October to US$388 million, ...

Dec 25 2017

Jio & Airtel 4G Plans Under Rs. 100

The plan is valid for 28 days.The Rs 198 plan is applicable to existing users only and new users can avail the same benefits by doing an FRC of Rs 229. Additionally, the ...

Dec 24 2017

Steam Holiday Sale 2017 - Best Deals

Without a doubt, the Steam Winter Sale is the biggest one of the bunch, but we can't forget about all the other PC game stores that have managed to list games at even...

Dec 24 2017

Civilization VI is now available for iPad

The iPad port of Civilization 6 is a landmark decision, as it's the first time that a game of this magnitude has been released on something like an iPad. As for the new...

Dec 23 2017

Papa John of Papa John's Steps Down as CEO Amidst Controversy

Anyway, probably worth noting that Papa John's is the official sponsor of the NFL. "This should've been nipped in the bud a year-and-a-half ago". On Thursday, Papa John...