Sci-tech


Sneak Preview: Hillary Clinton on The View
- September 14, 2017

The investigation is closed. Comey issued a statement two days before the election reaffirming his decision announced in July that there was no reason to recommend charges against her. He could've called me up. Throughout her career, Clinton's pantsuits gave her a hard look, helping her to fit in as a powerful woman alongside powerful men in the political world. (more...)
Dead by Daylight offering free play for those curious about the carnage Dead by Daylight offering free play for those curious about the carnage
- September 14, 2017

You can get Leatherface for yourself for $3.99 via Steam or other digital retailers. With the horror game hitting consoles only a few months ago, fans everywhere are talking about how it generates fun. But for one killer, nature and nurture are inextricably linked. He kills because he is scared. Once you rev up the chainsaw, Leatherface enters a crazed attack mode where he swings his chainsaw from side to side in a wide angle as he gains momentum. (more...)
Microsoft Pix camera app can now recognize documents, whiteboards and more
- September 14, 2017

It's good for taking pictures of restaurant receipts, shopping lists, maps and other documents whose information we want tucked away in our pockets and cloud storage systems. All those tools also work on Android-powered phones - and they're more geared for making PDF documents that are often more useful than JPEG images. (more...)
Hot Gainesville cops take internet by storm Hot Gainesville cops take internet by storm
- September 14, 2017

Unbeknownst to the officers, the post would be shared over 200,000 times, with numerous comments focusing on the trio's good looks. Rengering is enjoying the attention as a bachelor but Officer Michael Hamill, who's married, says his wife was not thrilled. (more...)
Corsair unveils its DDR4-4600 Vengeance LPX 16GB kit Corsair unveils its DDR4-4600 Vengeance LPX 16GB kit
- September 14, 2017

That one also tapped ASRock and its X299 OC Formula motherboard, with an eye towards Intel's Core-X processors. Corsair's new Vengeance LPX DDR4 RAM kits come with 2x8GB modules clocked at 4600MHz frequencies, and was co-developed with ASRock for use with the company's X299 OC Formula motherboard. (more...)
$300 Limited Edition Call of Duty: WWII 1TB PS4 Bundle revealed $300 Limited Edition Call of Duty: WWII 1TB PS4 Bundle revealed
- September 14, 2017

A limited edition Call of Duty: WW2 PlayStation 4 bundle has been announced , and its pattern is flawless should you wish to hide your console in some foliage. The bundle will be available in the United States for $299.99 Dollars, and in Canada for $379.99 CAD, which is shown to be available for pre-order the official PlayStation website , however, at the time of writing, has not gone live. (more...)
Today Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares
- September 14, 2017

It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $27.09 per share. About shares traded. Western Asset Managed Municipals Fnd Inc (MMU) has declined 7.76% since September 14, 2016 and is downtrending. Ashmore Wealth Mngmt Limited has invested 2.47% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Voya Investment Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.04% or 231,991 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Apple questioned about Face ID security by the US Senate Apple questioned about Face ID security by the US Senate
- September 14, 2017

How Face ID will perform with real users remains to be seen though. The company said all facial information is stored on the device and not in the cloud, and it is protected by a "secure enclave". Apple also introduced Qi wireless charging to the iPhone line for the first time, which uses a a plate within the back of the phone to accept an inductive charge from a pad or a piece of furniture with wireless charging built in. (more...)
Snapchat now lets you animate your Bitmoji in your snaps Snapchat now lets you animate your Bitmoji in your snaps
- September 14, 2017

I guess I won't be using Animojis for a long time... or at least until Apple decides to add the feature to older iPhone models. Of course, some of Apple's new AR-friendly features, like its talking 3D animated emoji, could spell increased competition for Snap. (more...)
Minecraft Coming to New Nintendo 3DS, Out Today Minecraft Coming to New Nintendo 3DS, Out Today
- September 14, 2017

Kirby Star Allies will launch for Nintendo Switch in spring of 2018. By throwing hearts at enemies, Kirby can recruit them to his side and bring them along for the ride, with up to three enemies as allies at a time. Kirby Star Allies is coming Spring 2018. Battle Royale includes single-player or online battles, and abilities shown off during the Direct include Ice, Whip, Tornado, and more. (more...)
Rocket League's Autumn update heralds the start of competitive season 6 Rocket League's Autumn update heralds the start of competitive season 6
- September 14, 2017

The Autumn update will include transparent goalposts , which will allow players to see through the walls of the goal if they are inside it. Players that don't want the improved vision feature can toggle it off, of course. You can paint your battle-car with the new, rare pearlescent paint finish, and you'll be able to grab some updated player banners. If you score a goal, for example, others will see your handle and whatever banner you choose. (more...)
Nubia launches Limited Edition Z17 mini with 6GB RAM in India Nubia launches Limited Edition Z17 mini with 6GB RAM in India
- September 14, 2017

As for the specifications, the smartphone sports a 5.2-inch full-HD display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution with 424ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. In any case, talking about the features and Specifications of the device, Nubia Z17 mini sorts a slim form factor with nearly no bezels on the left and right sides of the display. (more...)
Bugatti Chiron sets new 0-400-0 world record Bugatti Chiron sets new 0-400-0 world record
- September 14, 2017

With its first world record, the Chiron has managed to go from a standstill, to 400km/h, and back to a standstill in just 42 seconds. Once the driver hit the brakes, it took him another 9.3 seconds and 491 metres to come to a complete halt. (more...)
Destiny 2's Leviathan Raid Cleared First By The Legend Himself Destiny 2's Leviathan Raid Cleared First By The Legend Himself
- September 14, 2017

Leviathan only went live at 6pm last night, and it looks like quite the doozy, with loads of platforming, plenty of enemies and some quite lovely looking environments to contend with. Following the world-first victory, Bungie released a new player-versus-player Crucible map set on the Leviathan. Leviathan launched at 10 a.m. this morning and it took nearly six hours for Slayerage and his team to finally beat the very mechanic- and puzzle-heavy venture. (more...)
WhatsApp Co-Founder Moves On, Starts Technology Non-Profit WhatsApp Co-Founder Moves On, Starts Technology Non-Profit
- September 14, 2017

Acton had joined Facebook when WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook for $ 19 billion in 2014. He also posted it on his FB page , later the same day. He didn't share any more details apart from that although he said he'll have more to share in the coming months. While Acton discloses his new venture, it's not clear what he will focus on exactly. (more...)
Apple Claims That Face ID Did Not 'Fail' During iPhone X Demo Apple Claims That Face ID Did Not 'Fail' During iPhone X Demo
- September 14, 2017

On the AR front, Apple says the iPhone 8 series has cameras which are "individually calibrated, with new gyroscopes and accelerometers for accurate motion tracking". Smartphone cameras keep getting better, and the iPhone X is no exception. "No other device in our lifetime has had the impact the iPhone has" he said. (more...)
Minecraft comes to Nintendo's upgraded New 3DS systems today Minecraft comes to Nintendo's upgraded New 3DS systems today
- September 14, 2017

Minecraft in more places? So a 3DS port of the game is well overdue at this point. According to Nintendo , the New 3DS version of " Minecraft " features two of the game's classic gameplay modes. The touch screen will be used for inventory, map, and crafting, and can be played with either touch or button controls. "Multiplayer won't be available at launch but we will be adding local multiplayer in a future update". (more...)
The New iPhone's Face Recognition Failed During Its Big Onstage Demo
- September 14, 2017

Below, 9 to 5 Mac gets a hands-on walk-through with the iPhone X at the Steve Jobs Theater. iPhone X Face ID Fail: What Happened? Later, Federighi was able to unlock it just by having a glance at the device. As senior vice president of Software Engineering Federighi picked up the $999 iPhone X , he announced that "unlocking it is as easy as looking at it and swiping up". (more...)
Reliance Communications shares weaken after Ericsson files insolvency petitions against it Reliance Communications shares weaken after Ericsson files insolvency petitions against it
- September 14, 2017

RCom said that it plans to challenge the petition. However, some investors remain pessimistic about the company's prospects and RCom's share price is unlikely to recover until such issues are resolved, said Gaurang Shah, head investment strategist at Geojit Financial Services. (more...)
1.1 is Cedar Fair LP's (NYSE:FUN) Institutional Investor Sentiment
- September 14, 2017

The parks are family-oriented, with recreational facilities for people of all ages, and provide clean and attractive environments with exciting rides and entertainment. The ex-dividend date will be on Friday the 1st of September 2017. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 3,061 shares of the company's stock worth $208,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Facebook's group video chat app Bonfire starts rolling out Facebook's group video chat app Bonfire starts rolling out
- September 14, 2017

The new model will allow readers to subscribe and pay for publications directly from Facebook's mobile app. The social network's app, called Bonfire , has popped up in the Danish App Store - as was first spotted by The Next Web . Facebook has removed its self-hosted, fast-loading article format Instant Articles meant for mobile from the Messenger app. These invite notifications enable people to join a chat without having to download the app itself. (more...)
Instagram removes photo showing Stoke boy without an eye Instagram removes photo showing Stoke boy without an eye
- September 14, 2017

Harry Beswick was born with Goldenhar syndrome . She continues, "It's a public forum and they should be supporting people who deserve their support and encouraging, I am trying to become an advocate for children like Harry and families like us and hope Instagram would support us in a positive way, not make life hard - because we have enough already". (more...)
Google Translate to support 7 more Indian languages including Marathi, Tamil, Urdu Google Translate to support 7 more Indian languages including Marathi, Tamil, Urdu
- September 14, 2017

Now users are allowed to translate visual translation of any road sign into their preferred languages. It supports 103 languages, including nine Indian languages, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam and Kannada. (more...)
Doom and Wolfenstein II coming to Nintendo Switch Doom and Wolfenstein II coming to Nintendo Switch
- September 14, 2017

You won't see anything more than Mario and Link in them because they are created to be easy to monitor rather than setting parental locks and age settings. The latest Doom game was launched in 2016, and is set to arrive on Nintendo's console later this year. Needless to say, both of these games were a complete surprise for the Nintendo Switch, particularly given the fact that Nintendo usually steers more towards family friendly gaming. (more...)
Apple releases iTunes update for Mac and PC
- September 14, 2017

Also, redownloading ringtones can now be handled on-device, with iOS 11 . Not only did Apple announce three new iPhones and a 4K-capable Apple TV, but it also released a software update for iTunes . On your Mac, launch the App Store app in your Applications folder. When opening iTunes 12.7 for the first time, users will be greeted by an update prompt from Apple . (more...)
Windows 10 will get a privacy boost with Fall Creators Update Windows 10 will get a privacy boost with Fall Creators Update
- September 14, 2017

The latest changes, which include privacy-related changes to the setup process, follows on from the privacy updates made as part of the Windows 10 Creators Update in April. The option to do the same would be available through the Settings app Privacy . Any existing programs will retain their current set of privileges, but new programs will have to be granted permission by the user. (more...)
IRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) Touching Most Active List Today
- September 14, 2017

Company chares are trading at $86.52 a great deal lower than $98.98, the stock's 50 day moving average and just above the 200 day moving average of $84.47. Columbus Circle Invsts invested in 0.36% or 476,795 shares. Lathrop Investment Corporation, Arkansas-based fund reported 7,758 shares. Aqr Mngmt has invested 0.02% in Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM). (more...)
PS4 System Update 4.74 Is Available To Download Now PS4 System Update 4.74 Is Available To Download Now
- September 14, 2017

To install the new PS4 update, just download the file, and you'll be prompted to install it and the console will restart. Sony is now performing a closed beta test of the next major PS4 firmware update. The PlayStation 4 firmware update 4.74 is now live in all regions. This update is now in beta so it should be released for the rest of the public sometime later this year. (more...)
Two new Pokémon revealed for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Two new Pokémon revealed for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
- September 14, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon will also feature Necrozma - a new legendary Pokemon in dusk and dawn evolution variants. If you buy the game by January 10 you can get a special gift Rockruff, who will evolve into a Dusk Form Lycanroc, which can learn abilities that are otherwise unavailable to them. (more...)
Samsung invests in autonomous driving Samsung invests in autonomous driving
- September 14, 2017

With its Harman subsidiary and a strong grasp on a wide range of electronics from phones and TVs to memory chips, Samsung's president Young Sohn told Reuters that the company is confident in its ability to enter the increasingly crowded market. (more...)