Sci-tech


Ford builds Robutt, it's exactly what you think it is Ford builds Robutt, it's exactly what you think it is
- October 30, 2017

Just like the name hints, Robutt is a robot that mimics the human bottom's movement when getting in and out of a auto. By planting its robo-behind on the Fiesta's leather over and over, the engineers were able to build pressure maps that tell a tale of wear and tear over time. (more...)
New Far Cry 5 Trailer Hypes Up The Extensive Co-Op Experience
- October 30, 2017

Titled "Friends for Hire", players can team up with a friend to take on the madness of Hope County. Showing off huge adventures, weapons galore, and some good old fashioned off-roading; Far Cry 5 doesn't just promise an immersive story of pride and patriotism, but also an awesome experience for gamers to share. (more...)
Play as Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy in Monster Hunter World
- October 30, 2017

Players will also be able to head into the desert land of Wildspire Waste where they will meet an armored monster named Barroth. Monster Hunter World might be coming to PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 , but if you want to play the game ahead of time, the latter platform is your only hope. (more...)
Com Premium features arrive for Office 365 subscribers
- October 30, 2017

Outlook.com Premium's other features, notably including personalised domains and enhanced OneDrive sharing, won't be revived. Outlook.com Premium also comes with improved spam detection that is available to scan attachments using "sophisticated techniques" to detect harmful attachments, and it will be checking links for malware when you open links from an email as well. (more...)
Bon Iver announces Bon Iver announces "For Emma, Forever Ago" 10th anniversary reissue
- October 30, 2017

Available on CD or vinyl, it features new artwork and a reflective in-depth essay from longtime Bon Iver friend and collaborator Trever Hagen. The band, led by Eau Claire's Justin Vernon , will perform at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday night, February 18. (more...)
'Rocket League' Gets A Release Date For The Nintendo Switch 'Rocket League' Gets A Release Date For The Nintendo Switch
- October 30, 2017

They are then joined by producer Bobby Garza to play some matches, where Kit proceeds to lose and now owes Bobby a steak dinner. Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix , announced today that Rocket League will launch on the Nintendo Switch™ console on November 14 for $19.99 Dollars (or regional equivalent) in the Nintendo Switch eShop. (more...)
Shadow of the Colossus launches February 6 on PS4 Shadow of the Colossus launches February 6 on PS4
- October 30, 2017

We also introduce you to Peter's very close friend Mary Jane Watson, his beloved Aunt May, his longtime nemesis Wilson Fisk (AKA Kingpin), and much more. From traversing with parkour and utilizing the environment, to new combat and blockbuster set pieces, it's Spider-Man unlike any you've played before. (more...)
Mopar 'Hellcrate' motor is 707 horsepower in a box Mopar 'Hellcrate' motor is 707 horsepower in a box
- October 30, 2017

Dodge will debut the new "Hellcrate" engine kit at this year's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. Up until now, a Dodge Challenger or Charger was probably sacrificed for any custom Hellcat build you've seen. (more...)
New Detroit: Become Human Trailer Shown at Paris Games Week New Detroit: Become Human Trailer Shown at Paris Games Week
- October 30, 2017

The studio has never been afraid to shy away from hard and often controversial topics, but the latest Detroit: Become Human trailer shows the game is going to be dealing with issues surrounding infanticide. Sony's Paris Games Week conference has given us new details on the upcoming game. This new gameplay trailer focuses on Kara, a housemaid of sorts to a single father and daughter in a pretty dilapidated house. (more...)
Curse of Osiris DLC Coming on December 5th Curse of Osiris DLC Coming on December 5th
- October 30, 2017

Mercury was previously only seen in Destiny 1 in Crucible maps and in the Lighthouse social space, so it will be the first time the planet is used for story elements. However, more information should come to light in the weeks leading up to its release in December. While some of the details about Curse of Osiris leaked on the Xbox Store back in September, this is our first official look at the expansion, along with the actual release date. (more...)
YouTube TV finally gets a home on big screens YouTube TV finally gets a home on big screens
- October 30, 2017

According to Google , more than half of all YouTube TV streaming has taken place via Chromecast since its launch six months ago, so the company already knows that people largely prefer to watch TV on their actual TV. And those who watched via Chromecast were highly engaged, streaming over 4 hours per day on weekends, for example. "We think it really indicates a huge amount of demand for a great, lean-back living room experience", Oestlian says. (more...)
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to launch Korean Communications Satellite on Monday
- October 30, 2017

KoreaSat 5A is a telecommunication satellite owned by the South Korean company KTSat. As has become customary, SpaceX will attempt a landing on the Atlantic Ocean-based drone ship " Of Course I Still Love You ". launch market before SpaceX arrived on the scene with significantly cheaper rockets. SpaceX is preparing to carry another communications satellites into orbit. (more...)
What Are Analysts Suggestions On Intel Corporation
- October 30, 2017

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Northern Trust Corp decreased Danaher Corp Del (DHR) stake by 1.31% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. INTC's 9-day MACD now sits below the 20-day MACD, indicating that INTC's upside momentum has decreased during the last three weeks. (more...)
Pixelgate: Pixel 2 owners reporting Android Auto UI randomly crashing Pixelgate: Pixel 2 owners reporting Android Auto UI randomly crashing
- October 30, 2017

Now it would appear that there is a third problem with the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets when using Android Auto. One distinguishable trend is that the users were not experiencing problems with Android Auto when they were using older devices, so the issue is likely connected to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. (more...)
IFC-led consortium offers $653m to finance solar power plants in Egypt IFC-led consortium offers $653m to finance solar power plants in Egypt
- October 30, 2017

The solar plants will be built near the Egyptian city of Aswan and they will be part of the larger Benban Solar Park. The clean electricity produced from these solar plants will be enough to power at least 350,000 residential customers, while creating up to 6,000 jobs during the construction. (more...)
Magic at Hornets — Postgame Report Magic at Hornets — Postgame Report
- October 30, 2017

Charlotte won all four meetings against the Magic last season and won them by a whopping 21.8 points per game. "He's just so good", Clifford said. But that's the way we play. Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lamb frontlined the Hornets offense scoring 26 and 20 points respectively. "We were having mental lapses and we didn't get enough stops down the stretch and that really hurt us, " Ross said. (more...)
IPhone X screen fix in India could cost you a bomb IPhone X screen fix in India could cost you a bomb
- October 30, 2017

As Apple officially announced the cost of fix for the Apple iPhone X and they don't come cheap at all. The screen fix prices apply if users need to replace the iPhone X screen due to accidental damage or mishandling. In fact, the Apple iPhone SE with 32 GB is available in India for INR 18,000. However, an updated article on Apple's support page for the X also shares information about its potential fix cost should the unit gets damaged. (more...)
Airtel Partners With Celkon For Their Third 4G Smartphone! Airtel Partners With Celkon For Their Third 4G Smartphone!
- October 30, 2017

But the cash refund benefit will accrue only when recharges worth Rs 3,000 are made in the initial 18 months - to claim the first refund instalment of Rs 500 - and another Rs 3,000 in subsequent 18 months - for second refund instalment of Rs 1,000 - it explained. (more...)
BioWare Announces Latest Mass Effect Novel
- October 30, 2017

Much to the fans' dismay, " Mass Effect: Andromeda ", the sequel to the third game, did not do much to fill in the gap. For those interested, one Mass Effect novel, " Nexus Uprising ", was released earlier this year and another, " Initiation ", is set to be released on November 28. (more...)
Deepika Padukone's Popularity Is Making Kangana Ranaut INSECURE; Leaks Her Pictures Deepika Padukone's Popularity Is Making Kangana Ranaut INSECURE; Leaks Her Pictures
- October 30, 2017

People are loving the magnificence of the song as well as Deepika's moves. But her sudden appearance left many wondering who she is. A woman dressed up royally as a queen, can be seen in the song. Padmini was the second wife of Raval Singh. If sources are to be believed, Kangana, who essays the role of Rani Laxmibai in Manikarnika - the Queen of Jhansi, is scared stiff after looking at the attention Deepika is getting for her role as Rani Padmavati in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus. (more...)
Nintendo almost doubles net profit forecast on Switch console
- October 30, 2017

Nintendo is revving up sales of its Switch hybrid portable-home game console, as it reported a 175 percent increase in sales for the six months ended September 30, compared to the same period a year earlier. The company president, Tatsumi Kimishima, is likely to address questions from investors on Switch supply and demand following this earnings release. The Switch, however, is set for stiffer competition into the year-end holiday shopping season as Microsoft Corp releases its high-powered, ... (more...)
ONGC Q2 Profit at Rs 5130.74, Shares Surge 4% ONGC Q2 Profit at Rs 5130.74, Shares Surge 4%
- October 30, 2017

The top Nifty gainers were Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation were which gained close to 3 percent each followed by Yes Bank, Dr Reddy's Labs and Bharti Infratel. Shares of Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Antique Stock Broking maintained a BUY rating on the stock as a marginal EBITDA miss aside, analysts feel earnings are largely in line, even as the crude price environment gradually improves to $60/bbl (Brent) vs an average of $53/bbl YTD, trading at just 8.3x FY19e, ... (more...)
You can now get Essential Phone for $299
- October 30, 2017

In order to gain access to the code, you will have to have paid the full price of the phone before October 22nd. Nearly seven day ago, it was common knowledge that the price of the Essential Phone had been slashed by $200. As explained earlier, you can use it toward another Essential PH-1, which is what the company is encouraging users to do. Reportedly, it managed to sell only 5,000 units . (more...)
Amazon's cheapest Kindle is getting added Audible support Amazon's cheapest Kindle is getting added Audible support
- October 30, 2017

Good news if you've got one of the basic Kindle ereaders , the cheapest $80 or £60 model - based on an updated listing for the product on Amazon's site, support for Audible audiobooks is going to be added in the "coming months" (though at the moment this only shows up on the U.S. (more...)
Google CEO Pichai weighs in on burger emoji debate Google CEO Pichai weighs in on burger emoji debate
- October 30, 2017

While Pichai quipped it was up to people to "agree on the correct way", Twitter users were busy coming up with burger puns instead in the comment thread. Thomas's tweet on Twitter has been retweeted more than three thousand times and has been liked more than 6 thousand times. The debatable topic also dragged celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay who also shared a "perfect burger tutorial", that ordered the cheeseburger at bun, tomato, patty, cheese, lettuce, and then bun. (more...)
Production Of iPhone X's 'Face ID' Components Are Now Stable Production Of iPhone X's 'Face ID' Components Are Now Stable
- October 30, 2017

The analyst is also under the impression that the upcoming iPhone family will feature the same wafer level optics for the TrueDepth system's dot projector, along with the same 4P lens for the infrared camera that is used on the iPhone X. This could give Apple more time to develop its 3D sensing technology better and maintain its lead against Android manufacturers. On the other hand, Kuo also says that some Chinese smartphone makers might launch under-display fingerprint technology in 2018; ... (more...)
The Ferrari FXX-K Evoluzione is real The Ferrari FXX-K Evoluzione is real
- October 30, 2017

If you thought the LaFerrari was bonkers, Ferrari's FXX-K was there to let you know that things only get more hardcore from there. It is set to compete at the 2018/2019 XX Programme and will join the rest of Ferrari's herd. Ferrari even installed more of it in the undertray which helps in faster acceleration and a 30-percent increase in dowforce. Ferrari says it spent a year running computational fluid dynamics simulations and wind tunnel tests to get the FXX-K Evo's downforce numbers on ... (more...)
More time given to airlines to shift flights to T2: DIAL More time given to airlines to shift flights to T2: DIAL
- October 30, 2017

The operations of T2 is expected to reduce the load of the existing two terminals - T1 and T2. Recently, budget passenger carrier GoAir had agreed to shift its entire operations from T1 to T2. According to the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), it continues to consult IndiGo and SpiceJet on the matter and has given these airlines time till January 2018 to shift some flights from T1 to T2. (more...)
ESPN releases updated top-5 rankings after Week 9 action ESPN releases updated top-5 rankings after Week 9 action
- October 30, 2017

OSU is one of four Big 12 programs to appear in the polls this week, as the Cowboys are joined by Oklahoma (No. 8/9), TCU (No. 10/12) and Iowa State (No. Clemson stands at No. 6, Auburn at No. 16 and LSU at No. 19. The Wolfpack fell from 14th to 20th after falling 35-14 to Notre Dame. Michigan State, which beat Michigan 14-10 in Ann Arbor, is unranked in this week's coaches' poll. (more...)
Gueye 'very close' to a new deal, says Everton's David Unsworth Gueye 'very close' to a new deal, says Everton's David Unsworth
- October 30, 2017

England global Keane, 24, was a notable absentee for Sunday's 2-0 loss at Leicester City in the Premier League. "How can you get players to exert themselves physically when you're out of shape?" He's waddling onto the coach, he doesn't look right. (more...)