Sci-tech


Nikkei rises in choppy trade; defence-equipment shares up, but Toray dives Nikkei rises in choppy trade; defence-equipment shares up, but Toray dives
- November 28, 2017

In final quality tests before shipments to 13 companies including tyremakers and auto parts makers, "we have unfairly re-written some of data" for products including cords for industrial use, it said in a statement. In Tokyo on Tuesday, Toray president Akihiro Nikkaku apologised while taking a deep bow, a gesture of contrition common at press conferences for Japanese companies affected by scandal. (more...)
Nioh Getting New Update on PC with Mouse and Keyboard Support Nioh Getting New Update on PC with Mouse and Keyboard Support
- November 28, 2017

The patch will bring mouse support, customizable key bindings for keyboard along with some bug fix for analog stick sensitivity and more. That's less than ideal but at least it's getting corrected now, as proper mouse and keyboard support will be part of the game's next patch, launching November 30. (more...)
Cybersecurity Experts trick iPhone X Face ID Technology with 3D Printed Mask Cybersecurity Experts trick iPhone X Face ID Technology with 3D Printed Mask
- November 28, 2017

There was a bit of debate going on with the video, as some claimed that the "Require Attention" feature was not enabled. The Apple iPhone X's Face ID security system has been busted open by Vietnamese security firm Bkav once again. If Face ID detects that you aren't the owner, or you are not paying attention to the iPhone, it will not show the notifications. "About 2 weeks ago, we recommended that only very important people such as national leaders, large corporation leaders, billionaires, ... (more...)
OnePlus 5T Sales Begin; Price In India Starts From Rs 32999 OnePlus 5T Sales Begin; Price In India Starts From Rs 32999
- November 28, 2017

The offer which is applicable on Idea Rs 357 pack will provide users 2GB per day for 28 days. Amazon is also giving a few offers along with the device. On the camera front, it features a dual-camera setup at the rear panel with a combination of 16-megapixel sensor with aperture f/1.7, Sony IMX 398 sensor, 1.12 micron pixel size, dual LED flash and focal length of 27.22mm, while the secondary camera bears 20 megapixels Sony IMX376K sensor along with aperture f/1.7, 1.0 micron pixel size and ... (more...)
Ubisoft Reflections release musical puzzle title Ode Ubisoft Reflections release musical puzzle title Ode
- November 28, 2017

You wander through the game's four garden environments collecting stars, which alter the sound and visuals that you experience on the screen. Described as a musical journey with "no guide, tutorial or hints" the goal seems to simply explore and interact to create both visual and musical joy. (more...)
Users Complaining About 'It' Being Autocorrected to 'IT' on iOS 11 Users Complaining About 'It' Being Autocorrected to 'IT' on iOS 11
- November 28, 2017

Reports have flooded in that when typing "it", the keyboad shows "I.T" as a QuickType suggestion, and then automatically changes "it" to "I.T" after a user presses the space bar - without tapping on the predictive suggestion. But with the new media attention, we can safely assume that it'll release a fix for the bug in an upcoming version of iOS. If you're one of the users affected by the bug, you can take advantage of iOS' built-in text replacement feature to right the ship. (more...)
Explore Volatility Factor for Clear Picture: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Explore Volatility Factor for Clear Picture: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- November 28, 2017

Finally, Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Advanced Micro Devices during the fourth quarter worth approximately $147,000. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.3 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell. (more...)
Lady Bird Latest News, Photos, and Videos Lady Bird Latest News, Photos, and Videos
- November 28, 2017

Gerwig wrote and directed the film about a 17-year-old girl coming of age in Sacramento, California. In other words: Lots of critics are publishing their opinions on the story of Christine " Lady Bird " McPherson's senior year of high school, and all of them are positive. (more...)
Jeff Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally
- November 28, 2017

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has become the world's newest (and only since Bill Gates back in the late 1990s) $100bn billionaire after his personal fortune surged by $2.4bn on the run up to Black Friday sales around the world. While Gates and Bezos have both been vying for the top spot on the world's richest person list for some time, Gates made it slightly easier for Bezos to surpass him this year when he donated 5% of his net worth (roughly $4.6 billion) to charity in August. (more...)
PlayStation Just Had The Biggest Black Friday In 22 Years — Sony PlayStation Just Had The Biggest Black Friday In 22 Years — Sony
- November 28, 2017

Following on from some great PS4 deals and savings on PS Plus over the Black Friday weekend, Sony has launched into Cyber Monday with some discounts on a range of indie titles. Once we have those, we'll post them too. It is another game that hasn't been offered in a sale on Black Friday and it has been discounted as low as $9.99 on the PlayStation Store. (more...)
Call of Duty: WW2 Leak Reveals Game Modes and Weapons
- November 27, 2017

In terms of weapons, we get a glimpse of the Gewehr 43 and Sten, though we unfortunately don't get any real sense of how they'll function. The video features Demolition, Control, Infected and my personal favourite, the armament-swapping Gun Game, among others. (more...)
Facebook is rolling out AI to help suicidal users Facebook is rolling out AI to help suicidal users
- November 27, 2017

Facebook has offered suicide-prevention tools for several years, expanding them globally in 2016 and integrating them into Live videos earlier this year . "We've found these accelerated reports - that we have signaled require immediate attention - are escalated to local authorities twice as quickly as other reports", Rosen wrote. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Rogue Could Be Coming To PlayStation 4 And Xbox One Assassin's Creed Rogue Could Be Coming To PlayStation 4 And Xbox One
- November 27, 2017

Assassin's Creed Rogue was a sequel to Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and a prequel to Assassin's Creed III. The 2014 action-adventure game from Ubisoft has appeared on multiple stores online priced around the £30 mark with the title: Assassin's Creed Rogue HD . (more...)
Bungie Turn Of Destiny 2's XP Throttling Bungie Turn Of Destiny 2's XP Throttling
- November 27, 2017

Sketchy, yes, but score one for Destiny 2 players who would now start earning level-ups-and more importantly, the bright engrams that come with each new level-at a proper, faster pace. As a result, players will see XP earn rates change for all activities across the board, but with all values being displayed consistently in the user interface. (more...)
Demon's Souls servers go dark next year Demon's Souls servers go dark next year
- November 27, 2017

From Software's seminal action RPG Demon's Souls will, after almost nine years of unremittingly bleak multiplayer adventuring, see its wonderfully idiosyncratic online services discontinued on February 28th, 2018. Those aspects are still a major part of the Souls series to this day, so many players will tell you how integral they are to the experience. Demon's Souls will go offline at 5 p.m. (more...)
After sexualised videos of children, YouTube now returning disturbing auto-complete suggestions After sexualised videos of children, YouTube now returning disturbing auto-complete suggestions
- November 27, 2017

Some Twitter users have also observed that YouTube has apparently removed some of the more obscene search suggestions, although others, like "how to have s * x in school", still remain. A source familiar with YouTube's algorithms told BuzzFeed News that the odd asterisk in the word "s*x" suggests behavior that's consistent with a coordinated campaign to populate YouTube with inappropriate search results. (more...)
Oppo F5 6GB RAM Variant Goes on Sale in India: Price, Specifications Oppo F5 6GB RAM Variant Goes on Sale in India: Price, Specifications
- November 27, 2017

It will be available in Red and Black colour options. The 6GB RAM variant of the Oppo F5 that boasts of a 20MP selfie camera is finally coming to India. The selfie camera comes with AI technology which promises clear and lovely selfies and can be used to unlock the device using facial recognition. It has a f/2.0 aperture 20-megapixel AI driven selfie camera that can snap beautified selfies. (more...)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) - Hot Stock Assessment Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) - Hot Stock Assessment
- November 27, 2017

Reilly Financial Advisors LLC now owns 5,002 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $119,000 after buying an additional 250 shares in the last quarter. As the regular session came to an end, the price changed by 1.68% to $13.32. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company analysts gave 4 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 18 holds. (more...)
Sen. Schumer calls for crackdown on at-home DNA testing kits Sen. Schumer calls for crackdown on at-home DNA testing kits
- November 27, 2017

Before buying a test - genetic data is used by law enforcement in criminal cases and by insurance companies to disqualify those with pre-existing conditions - Schumer said consumers should know their rights. "I don't think that this industry is nefarious, it is just that they are brand new and they need safeguards", he said. " 23andMe customers are in control of their data - customers can choose to consent, or not to, at any time". (more...)
To-Play Revenue Doubled from $11B in 2012 to $22B in 2017 To-Play Revenue Doubled from $11B in 2012 to $22B in 2017
- November 27, 2017

It appears to be working with many games offered for free or at low-priced recently. While many studios don't publish revenue data on their microtransactions, a lack of transparency governments are now noticing , a new study from Superdata suggests that microtransactions are still encouraging massive growth. (more...)
PlayStation Plus December 2017 Free Games Lineup Predictions
- November 27, 2017

There isn't one. At the time of writing there are no new games on the slate for this week. The discount can also be combined with any other pre-existing Cyber Monday deals . The PlayStation Store discounts keep coming, with yet another sale starting today . However, the company usually unveils the titles' lineup on the first Tuesday of the new month. (more...)
Mercedes CLS Caught on Video Mercedes CLS Caught on Video
- November 27, 2017

The carmaker sells seven SUV models here, including the new GLC coupe, which was launched in April, and their combined sales stood at 9,985 cars until October, up 34 percent on-year. The back seat of the CLS is also getting three spots for the first time. That auto will be the AMG CLS 53, the first an in the AMG 53 series. Lesser models will benefit from silky smooth inline-six cylinder petrol and diesel engines and there should also be a few four-cylinder units. (more...)
Check out this video that gets Dark Souls in our Cuphead
- November 27, 2017

Kudos to 64 Bits for the awesome idea and even better video. For one, there's no question that both games will frustrate you to no end at times. This mashup features the characters, towering bosses, and medieval fantasy setting of Dark Souls alongside Cuphead's surreal hand-drawn 1930's art style and intense run-and-gun action. (more...)
Sonic Forces is offering a Sanic T-shirt as a free download Sonic Forces is offering a Sanic T-shirt as a free download
- November 27, 2017

This butchered representation of Sonic originated in 2010 when a YouTube user known as 0nyxheart created a video titled 'How 2 Draw Sanic Hegehog ,' accompanied with his own cringeworthy theme song. Sega revealed the odd DLC on the official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter account . Sonic Forces was a bit of a letdown at launch, with its character creator lacking numerous options longtime fans had been hoping for. (more...)
The best Nintendo Switch deals on Cyber Monday 2017
- November 27, 2017

If you missed out on Amazon's two Black Friday bundles for the Switch , then there's still a chance to pick up a bargain from 10am today. While there were some good deals last week on Black Friday, Amazon's Cyber Monday deal blows them out of the water. (more...)
Robert W. Baird Boosts PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Price Target to $85.00
- November 27, 2017

The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $73.11. Finally, Guggenheim assumed coverage on Paypal Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, January 4th. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA now owns 1,562 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $100,000 after purchasing an additional 1,217 shares during the period. (more...)
Microsoft Office is now available for all Chromebooks
- November 27, 2017

Since the first Google Chromebook made its official debut back in 2012, Chrome OS has received significant software and hardware updates that have now moved it to a level that makes it a realistic alternative to the likes of macOS and Windows desktops . (more...)
List Of Samsung Smartphones To Receive Android Oreo Update Leaks Online List Of Samsung Smartphones To Receive Android Oreo Update Leaks Online
- November 27, 2017

According to the report, the phone will come with nearly non-existent chin and extremely narrow bezels at the top to house all the sensors. Reports suggests that Samsung is supposed to reduce the top and bottom bezel of the upcoming Galaxy S9 and with the curved edges the device is seemingly a good looking one. (more...)
Bandai Launches 'My Tamagotchi Forever' For iOS And Android Bandai Launches 'My Tamagotchi Forever' For iOS And Android
- November 27, 2017

The teaser video shows how current adults were just children when the Tamagotchi first came out in 1997 and now they probably have children of their own who would like to play the game themselves. Collect memorable moments shared with your Tamagotchi characters and the friendly town citizens. Tickle your Tamagotchi characters. There are mini games found within the mobile app too. (more...)
Facebook steals another Snapchat feature Facebook steals another Snapchat feature
- November 27, 2017

Now Facebook Messenger has included an emoji status streaks feature whereby the same rules apply. It all started with the Stories feature, the option popularized by Snapchat where users can share photos which disappear after 24 hours. Bugging users with annoying "streaks" should be a concern, but it seems that it works for Snapchat, then why not Facebook? Streaks encourages users to "keep your streak going" when messaging friends, this can be anything from text, images and emoji, but the ... (more...)