Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Latest news
Home » Sci-tech


Google Pay now supports transit passes and tickets


You'll see a check mark on your phone, signaling that the transaction when through. Monorail users can purchase tickets online to avoid queues at the station. For more information on how to use Google Pay to ride the Las Vegas Monorail, check out this support article . This latest initiative is created to leverage Google Pay as a digital wallet using prepaid tickets and passes. Read More »

Bug Fixes and Known Issues in Windows 10 Build 17127 for PC


Microsoft has released four major updates so far: November Update , Anniversary Update , Creators Update , and Fall Creators Update . There are no known issues with this build, according to today's announcement but if you run across anything you're encouraged to mention what you find in the Feedback Hub. Read More »

(NVDA) Stake Lowered by Suntrust Banks Inc

The stock decreased 0.28% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $10.87. About 560,310 shares traded. (NASDAQ:CZWI) has risen 53.93% since March 20, 2017 and is uptrending., Inc. has 1 buy ratings, 0 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -46.77% from its high of $89.80 to a $1.26 billion market value through last close. Read More »

WhatsApp Co-Founder Says "It Is Time" to Delete Facebook


The social networking giant acquired WhatsApp in the year 2014 for $16 billion from Jan Koum and Brian Acton . Facebook has come under fire this week after reports emerged that political data analytics company Cambridge Analytica accessed the data of over 50 million users of the social media network without their permission. Read More »

Google removes "View Image" button: Here's how to get it back

To paraphrase things, Google's image search function monopolised site traffic, engagement and advertising away from the people who actually produced those images-people like Getty Images, and other photojournalists. Danny Sullivan, Google's public search liaison, tweeted about the change on February 16. "The Visit button remains, so users can see images in the context of the webpages they're on". Read More »

Pennsylvania Trust Co Increases Position in, Inc


About 1.37 million shares traded. Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) has risen 64.54% since March 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.99% the S&P500. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. Read More »

Siemian swaps Broncos for Vikings

Many thought, just like Minnesota, Denver would go hard after the signature of Cousins, but instead, they signed Keenum before Cousins had completed his own deal with the Vikings. Earlier this month at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine, Vikings head coach did not seem very confident in Keenum. Siemian went 5-5 as a starter and played in 11 games overall. Read More »

Vikings-Eagles Will Open The 2018 NFL Season


The last meeting wasn't much of a contest, since the Eagles smashed Minnesota 38-7. As heated NFC North rivals with the Green Bay Packers , the Vikings reminded everyone that they might be the exception and tweeted their strong anti-green feelings Saturday morning. Read More »

Airtel launches Rs 499 postpaid plan to counter Reliance Jio's 509 plan


Large operators have been flagging pressure on revenue and profitability, blaming the rock-bottom data tariffs and free offerings of newcomer Reliance Jio for deteriorating financial health of the sector. Airtel's new Rs. 499 postpaid plan offers unlimited local, STD, and incoming/ outgoing roaming calls. The Vodafone Rs 999 Red plan, also includes two months of free Netflix subscription as well, which is not offered on the other two. Read More »

HTC Vive gets US$100 price cut as Vive Pro launch looms


The HTC VIVE Pro is now priced at $799 (Rs 52,000 approximately) and will start shipping from April 5 onwards. For those wanting to pre-order the Vive Pro HMD, you can do so at the Vive website and "other Vive retailers with units shipping globally on April 5th". Read More »

World's last male northern white rhino dies


Only one of three of its subspecies, Sudan came to represent the last hope, protected by round-the-clock armed security and given a 700-acre enclosure at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya . The northern white rhino population in Uganda, Central African Republic, Sudan and Chad was largely wiped out during the poaching crisis of the 1970s and 80s, fueled by demand for rhino horn in traditional Chinese medicine in Asia and dagger handles in Yemen. Read More »

World's largest SSD drive with 100TB capacity is here


To put its 100TB capacity in perspective, Nimbus says that it can hold 20 million songs, 20,000 HD movies, or 2,000 iPhones worth of data. The ExaDrive is created to consume some 85% less power per TB of storage. For now, they've sent out testing units to potential customers. It's suggested the cost will be similar to current enterprise SSDs on a per terabyte basis, which is code for "it will be extraordinarily expensive", at least initially. Read More »

Atari officially reveals the Atari VCS at GDC


According to a press release, Atari intends for the Atari VCS to launch "a new era in interactive home entertainment" in a way that "honors [the] company's innovative video game roots". It was a hard decision with the countdown underway, but we weren't willing to go forward with even one thing out of alignment. It was first unveiled last summer, but has run into numerous delays and the lack of game announcements hasn't helped the enthusiasm either. Read More »

Facebook Officially Launches Instant Games Platform


This will allow people to livestream a game they are playing directly to Facebook without the need for additional hardware or third-party software. Facebook has released a beta of its new Games SDK that aims to let developers build Facebook-based sharing functionality into projects with the goal of boosting community engagement. Read More »

'Oumuamua Origin Discovered: Asteroid Came From Tatooine-Like Binary Star System


Scientists originally thought it might be an icy comet, but now agree it is an asteroid. The interstellar object was first spotted in October 2017. The latest findings have provided researchers with valuable insights into 'Oumuamua's history, however, with billions of star systems in the Milky Way, we are no closer to identifying exactly where it came from-and perhaps we never will. Read More »

F1 2018: The best Opta facts ahead of the new season


Rosberg pipped his then-Mercedes team-mate to the title in 2016 but, following the German's sudden retirement, Hamilton reasserted his dominance with a fourth drivers' championship last term. "I can't see any reason why not. I definitely feel we are moving in a positive direction". For sure I was beating myself up a lot past year when I was struggling but that's all part of the learning process and you always learn about yourself as well every season. Read More »

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Available Now On Mobile, For Both iOS and Android


PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile is finally available for the majority of the world, and I can't wait to see what else is to come with its ongoing development now that I can watch it happen as I play. Players drop into an island map alongside 99 other competitors and pickup items and weapons off the ground to help them survive. The last player (or team) standing at the end of the match wins, and then everyone starts fresh during the next match. Read More »

Apple secretly developing its own screens


Apple is reportedly developing Micro-LED displays which use different light-emitting compounds compared to OLED panels and have the potential to make future devices even slimmer. Building this technology in-house provides a golden opportunity for the tech giant. Apple's fiscal 2018 runs through September 29. Back in 2014, it acquired LuxVue, a company working on bringing MicroLED to mass market devices, and that initial foray is now allegedly being ramped up. Read More »

Google offers $200 in statement credits for purchase of Pixel 2 XL


The recent audio-related issue pops up out of nowhere and is the one that is related to the sound output level of voice clips recorded on the Pixel 2 XL through a messaging app. The cost will automatically be deducted upon checkout. Some users of the original Pixel XL have been reporting for the past several weeks (via Android Police ) that their devices are affected by a charging bug. Read More »

SEGA releases TOP SECRET Sonic Racing game


Sonic Mania Plus will add two new characters in Mighty and Ray, aswell as other content, while the boxed edition comes packaged with collectible Sonic goodies. You can clearly see it's a Sonic logo with it's feathery wings. This is good news for fans as Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is acknowledged as one of the better Sonic games in recent years, and the kart racing space isn't exactly booming outside of Nintendo exclusives. Read More »

Sea of Thieves Free with Xbox One X Purchase for Limited Time


Changing your Xbox One's or PC's region to either of the two countries will allow you to play now rather than wait for your region's official go time. You will have to keep your region as New Zealand until the game launches in the country where you reside. This shouldn't happen, but Microsoft's been having trouble with this bug recently, preventing some from accessing games they own after not renewing Game Pass. Read More »

OPPO R15 and R15 Dream Mirror Edition Official Specifications Are Here


Unlike the earlier Oppo R devices , these new models feature a glass back, instead of the metal back found on earlier smartphones. The phone also comes with iPhone X style notch that we already saw in leaks. It as well carries the AI Wisdom Beauty that impacts group selfies with personalized face beauty options. The back panel of the phone houses 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensor + 5-megapixel secondary sensor. Read More »

LEGO The Incredibles Video Game Gets Leaked At Walmart


In January, Eurogamer reported that a Lego The Incredibles game was in development . The movie releases in mid-June, so it's not out of the question for it to release around then. No further details have been given surrounding the DC Villains game so we'll have to wait for an official announcement from Warner Bros. The Lego games have always brought a certain kind of fun to the table, and even if Dimensions is gone, they'll keep coming. Read More »

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Holdings Reduced by Banced Corp

The stock decreased 1.17% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $28.7. About 49,154 shares traded or 52.67% up from the average. After the giving short look at one day return of Wells Fargo & Company it is observed that WFC reported up return of 2.66% in last trading session. Read More »

Tinder files lawsuit against dating app Bumble


The app makes use of a similar swipe-to-match feature as that of Tinder but offers women to send the initial message. Tinder popularized the swipe right to like, swipe left to dislike functionality for which it has a federally registered trademark for use on computer application software for mobile devices. Read More »