• Amateur astronomer spots rare first light from exploding star
Amateur astronomer spots rare first light from exploding star

Buso quickly noticed the unusual burst of light in his photos and contacted an worldwide group of astronomers. Instead, he was performing tests on a new camera . The object steadily brightened for about 25 minutes, as shown quantitatively in the lower-right panel. Amateur astronomer, Victor Buso , struck lucky in September 2016 when he made a...

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  • New Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Map to be Released in First Half of 2018
New Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Map to be Released in First Half of 2018

So far we've had woodland and desert biomes... could the next setting be the urban jungle that players have been dreaming about ever since PUBG's rise to fame and fortune? What exactly the developer has planned is still unknown, but we do know that Bluehole intends to show off a third map for the game, which should add more variety to the battle...

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  • Tech Giants Scramble To Secure Cobalt Supply
Tech Giants Scramble To Secure Cobalt Supply

Auto giants like BMW and Volkswagen are also searching for multiyear deals to ensure they also have enough cobalt to meet targets in electric vehicle production. Apple and other major cobalt consumers are scurrying to access cobalt resources that are now limited-not because of the amount of ore available, but because mining companies can't get it...

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  • Eye scan spots heart attack as accurately as blood test
Eye scan spots heart attack as accurately as blood test

From the retinal images, Google's AI can determine within impressive degrees of accuracy a patient's age, gender, blood pressure, and smoking status, as well as even the past occurrence of major cardiovascular events, The Verge explains . Neural networks were used to find patterns in the eye's blood vessels which typically correspond to an increas...

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  • Samsung sharply reduced its OLED display production
Samsung sharply reduced its OLED display production

KitGuru Says: While the iPhone X might be selling slower than expected, the $1000 price tag will keep it profitable over the course of the year. For the past three months of 2017, Apple sold over 77 million iPhones , recording an absolute record of profits and revenue in corporate history.

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  • Apple iOS hit with Indian bug
Apple iOS hit with Indian bug

As well as Apple's own Messages app, it's also enough to bring down third-party apps like Facebook Messenger, Gmail , WhatsApp, and Outlook for iOS. Other apps like Yahoo Mail can constantly trigger the bug when iOS goes idle because the apps will try to display emails carrying the Telugu symbol as a notification and gets stuck in a cycle of p...

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  • Ralph Macchio & William Zabka Are Back for the 'Karate Kid' Revival Series
Ralph Macchio & William Zabka Are Back for the 'Karate Kid' Revival Series

In the first-ever footage from the revival show, titled Cobra Kai , fans of the original movie will see two familiar faces: Ralph Macchio as Daniel "Daniel-san" LaRusso and William Zabka as Johnny Lawrence. This time, the question is not how to stop the school from reopening - but whether Johnny and Cobra Kai should be stopped at all. "It's ...

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  • Apple Admits HomePods are Leaving White Stains on Wooden Tables
Apple Admits HomePods are Leaving White Stains on Wooden Tables

Apple says that these rings are a result of the oils diffused between the speaker's vibration-dampening silicone base and the wood. Hopefully the marks fade even more , but I'm not looking forward to having to refinish a centerpiece of my living room.

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  • Google releases lighter version of Gmail in the Play Store
Google releases lighter version of Gmail in the Play Store

Gmail Go not only takes up significantly less space on your phone, but uses less data than the standard Gmail app . Chat heads have since become a popular feature for messaging apps across the board (except for iMessage), and Google is now integrating them into Google Phone version 17, as reported today by 9to5Google .

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  • US wants to privatize space station
US wants to privatize space station

The proposal also calls for spending $150 million in 2019 to "encourage commercial development" and tee up companies to take over. The newly unveiled request gives some more details about NASA's plans to return astronauts to the moon, a focus that President Donald Trump made official with the signing of " Space Policy Directive 1 " in Decembe...

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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 doubles down on Gigabit LTE
Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 doubles down on Gigabit LTE

With this, Qualcomm also revealed a list of 18 OEMs who will be using the x50 modem and 5G technology in their upcoming hardware. It supports up to 7x carrier aggregation in the downlink, as well as 4×4 MIMO on up to five aggregated LTE carriers, for a total of up to 20 concurrent spatial LTE streams.

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  • NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Captures Record-Breaking Images
NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Captures Record-Breaking Images

That image has held the record for the farthest ever taken away from Earth-until now. The image, which to the naked eye just looks like an eery green glow in between some cloud looking things, is actually something much cooler. The previous record holder for the farthest picture was NASA's Voyager 1 , which shot the famous "Pale Blue Dot" image...

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  • Google has changed emails massively, and it's here to stay
Google has changed emails massively, and it's here to stay

Today, Google announced the launch of AMP Stories , which provides content publishers with a mobile-focused format for delivering news and information as visually rich, tap-through stories . For one thing, less clutter in your inbox, as senders will be able to update emails they've already sent rather than send new wholesale messages alto...

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  • HomePod Vs. Google Home Max: Comparison Of Price, Features, Sound
HomePod Vs. Google Home Max: Comparison Of Price, Features, Sound

Amazon Echo essentially houses Alexa , the personal assistant developed by the huge company. Siri doesn't know any, while Google's Assistant and Amazon's Alexa both tie for groaningly terrible dad joke of the year. Apple is launching shipments of its HomePod smart speaker Friday, but by all accounts, the emphasis with HomePod is much more ...

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  • Man says his Apple airpods exploded into flames
Man says his Apple airpods exploded into flames

A man in Florida was taken aback when his AirPods started to malfunction and releasing smoke while he was at the gym this week. Apple's AirPods are a one of a kind device , featuring advanced technology that no other company is now offering.

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  • Battery Health Settings Now Live
Battery Health Settings Now Live

The two-week gap between the iOS 11 .3 beta 1 and beta 2 gave Apple the chance to address the majority of the problems, and the iOS 11.3 beta 3 update and further releases should just be a series of minor bug fixes and tweaks. The document states that this is due to the devices using a different form of battery management than its older smar...

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  • Tesla reviews file loss however says outlook is optimistic
Tesla reviews file loss however says outlook is optimistic

Vetr upgraded the shares of TSLA in report on Monday, August 24 to "Buy" rating. WINTON GROUP Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Tesla during the second quarter worth $681,000. The Great Lakes Advisors Llc holds 37,216 shares with $12.69 million value, up from 35,840 last quarter. As their sales network continues to expand to new markets in...

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  • What's New in PS4 Update 5.50, All the Changes
What's New in PS4 Update 5.50, All the Changes

For those wanting to limit how much a PS4 is used, the new Play Time Management feature has been introduced, which is primarily intended for use with kids. The PS Plus tab also gives you a clear indication of the PlayStation Plus games you own, complete with a new lock icon that appears when you no longer subscribe.

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  • Researchers Discover 100-Million-Year-Old Spider with Tail 'Frozen' in Amber
Researchers Discover 100-Million-Year-Old Spider with Tail 'Frozen' in Amber

Male spiders have also evolved another modified "leg" between their fangs and the back four pairs of legs that inserts sperm into the female. But the presence of the whip-like tail - longer than the creatures' themselves - was a bit too much for Selden and his team to bundle into the arachnid family.

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  • The Next Call of Duty Game Will Reportedly be Black Ops 4
The Next Call of Duty Game Will Reportedly be Black Ops 4

Citing multiple sources, Eurogamer says that Black Ops 4 is now being developed by Treyarch, the same studio responsible for the first three Black Ops titles. It is set in the modern era, like Modern Warfare , and will be grounded in realism. The teaser campaign for Black Ops 4 shows that it may as well end up on the Switch after all.

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  • Office 2019 will be for Windows 10 users only
Office 2019 will be for Windows 10 users only

According to AdDuplex , as of January, 74 percent of Windows 10 users are on the latest version, followed by 17 percent on the Creators Update . However, Microsoft affirmed that Office will be given 5 years of mainstream support and approximately 2 years of extended support.

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  • Super blue blood moon pictures
Super blue blood moon pictures

Paul Taylor's stunning view from Hawke's Bay caught the eye of many on Facebook . As a result, the moon appeared 14 percent larger than normal. Not only is it the second full moon in January, but the moon will also be close to its nearest point to Earth on its orbit, and be totally eclipsed by the Earth's shadow.

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  • Break dancing golf streaker lands up in jail
Break dancing golf streaker lands up in jail

Other short odds to win are Jon Rahm (10/1), Justin Thomas (16/1) and Rickie Fowler (16/1). Thomas shot 68. He birdied Nos. The fans let him hear it, too - at 9:30 a.m. Haas added birdies Nos. He has won this event each of the last two years and was a runner-up in 2015. Connell would have loved Fowler's round. Connell was born with a rare...

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  • Rocket fire from Syria's Afrin kills one in Turkish border town
Rocket fire from Syria's Afrin kills one in Turkish border town

Many have pointed out the dubious nature of the claim that Turkey is also fighting "Islamic State" (IS) terrorists - as there is no IS presence in Afrin , where the fighting has occurred. The locations range from Afrin or Azaz in Syria to border areas such as Reyhanli and Kilis. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused association members of b...

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  • Nintendo Switch lifetime sales have already topped those of the Wii U
Nintendo Switch lifetime sales have already topped those of the Wii U

In a financial report released today, Nintendo revealed that it had sold more than 52 million Switch games as of December 31, 2017. Second place goes to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with 7.33 million copies sold and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild comes in at third with 6.7 million.

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  • On the talking whale
On the talking whale

Humans obviously are good at it... "Interestingly, the mammals that can do best are marine animals", Call said. Scientists have taught a killer whale to imitate human speech, in a new study released on January 31. Dr Jose Abramson, of Complutense University in Madrid, said: "Yes, it's conceivable - if you have labels, descriptions of what things ...

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  • Alexa SMS support lets users send text messages via voice
Alexa SMS support lets users send text messages via voice

According to 9to5Google, recent versions of the Google app on Android includes a new, hidden code that lets users add their custom hotword for waking up their device. This is done simply by telling Alexa to send a text message to a particular contact , such as, "Hey Alexa, send a text message to Mom". Alexa app had earlier earned the wra...

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  • EA Confirms New Battlefield for 2018, Anthem Officially Coming in 2019
EA Confirms New Battlefield for 2018, Anthem Officially Coming in 2019

Once EA releases more nuggets during its earnings call, we'll post it up on the site so stay tuned. EA's Blake Jorgensen told the WSJ, "It's not a delay ". it is a delay. It seemed curious for a developer like BioWare to take on such a project, but it reflected EA's move away from limited, single-player experiences to continuous multiplayer game...

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  • Something unbelievable will happen with the moon on January 31
Something unbelievable will happen with the moon on January 31

Therefore, the Moon can easily pass above or below the Earth's shadow or the visual disk of the Sun, which is also about 30 arcminutes across. "The eclipse begins at 5:51 AM ET, as the Moon is about to set in the western sky, and the sky is getting lighter in the east".

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  • Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) stock remained among YTD Quarterly with rise of 12.09%
Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) stock remained among YTD Quarterly with rise of 12.09%

Starbucks has a 1 year low of $52.58 and a 1 year high of $64.87. Oppenheimer & stated it has 0.32% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ). S&P Research upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $65 target in Tuesday, July 28 report. Investment Centers of America Inc.'s holdings in Starbucks were worth $2,326,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. In...

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