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Time travellers invited to Stephen Hawking send-off


The renowned theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author died aged 76, on 14 March and his funeral took place at Great St Mary's Church, Cambridge. 'All things are possible until proven otherwise'. In 2009, Hawking conducted an odd experiment on time travel. " Professor Hawking once threw a party for time travellers, to see if any would turn up if he posted the invite after the party ", he wrote in his site. Read More »

OnePlus 6 camera compared with Apple iPhone X and other flagship phones


A link in the same tweet takes you to oneplus.in (if you click from within India) and you can then also participate in a contest where the prize is a new OnePlus 6 . Unfortunately, OnePlus isn't choosing to reveal the results of the voting. OnePlus 6 India launch will take place on May 17 and the phone will be Amazon exclusive. Read More »

Bloodstained: Curse of The Moon Announced


In Curse of the Moon , players will take control of four different characters: Zangetsu, Miriam, Gebel and Alfred. Along the way, three fellow travelers will join Zangetsu, and each are playable characters. The ending of the game that players get is determined by players' choices when recruiting allies, so the game will warrant multiple playthroughs to see them all. Read More »

Kids Can Create Their own VR Tours With Google Tour Creator


The Google I/O conference this week has been light on virtual reality (VR) news, however the tech giant has today announced Google Tour Creator , created to allow students to make their own VR tours. Tour Creator is designed for VR at the moment, not AR. Google says "The tool is created to let you produce professional-level VR content without a steep learning curve". Read More »

Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant can hear silent commands that you can't


Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley were able to activate the AI assistants on smartphones and smart speakers , prompting them to open websites or dial phone numbers. As the Times points out, voice recognition systems are set up to recognize each sound you make as a letter, which the system then collects into complete words and phrases. Read More »

Meet NASA's robot helicopter of Mars


In order to take off, the tiny flying robot needs to spin it's two blades ten times faster - 3,000 times per minute - than it would on Earth while carrying batteries and other hardware crafted to be as light as possible. The remote-controlled Mars Helicopter, created to take flight in the thin Martian atmosphere with twin counter-rotating blades, weighs about four pounds (1.8 kilograms), with a fuselage the size of a softball, NASA said. Read More »

Western Digital (WDC) Shares Bought by Greenwich Wealth Management LLC

The stock decreased 3.17% or $2.525 during the last trading session, reaching $77.265. Another trade for 10,865 shares valued at $942,109 was sold by Sivaram Srinivasan. Citigroup has invested 0.02% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC ). 50,212 were accumulated by Blb&B. It improved, as 51 investors sold PFE shares while 675 reduced holdings. Read More »

Aston Martin DB11 AMR


The DB11 AMR joins the V8-powered base DB11 coupe and convertible in the range, and will split the difference between those cars and the upcoming DBS Superleggera super-GT. The AMR's Sport driving mode features recalibrated gearshifts for the eight-speed automatic gearbox and a slightly louder exhaust note, while Aston claims that the vehicle strikes "the ideal balance between excitement and refinement" thanks to its reworked suspension. Read More »

SpaceX Launches and Lands Its Most Reusable Rocket Yet

It wasn't just any Falcon 9 either. SpaceX will make a second attempt this afternoon to launch its Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket after the mission was aborted Thursday. With greater refurbishment, a Block 5 could be launched up to 100 times. According to NASA's current estimates, Boeing could conduct its first crewed test flight in November, and SpaceX should notch its first crewed test mission in December. Read More »

Huawei Supports Bitcoin Wallet App as China Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency


Currently, AppGallery is only available for customers via a pre-install on the latest Huawei devices, but will be rolled out for older versions in the second quarter of this year. The Chinese government blocks Android's Google Play Store as well parts of iTunes limiting access to apps from around the world. China-based Bitmain manufactures Bitcoin mining hardware which has dominated the market and all but put small home PC and GPU miners out of business. Read More »

Snapchat rolls out redesigned app to 'majority' of iOS users


Meanwhile, 26% of USA adults aged 18-34 indicate they use Snapchat at least once per day, compared to 3% of those aged 35 and older. These changes include a revised layout which puts Snaps and Chats in chronological order again, just as they were before the company started messing around with Snap's look and feel. Read More »

Sony's E3 Conference Will Be "Taking A Different Angle"


While other games are leaking out, Sony's own games chief spilled the beans on what the company will show at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). One reason may be that it felt like those four big titles may overshadow any other titles presented and it may be reserving other announcements for another time. Read More »

Microsoft extends digital gifting to PC games on the Microsoft Store


That said, Xbox does have an edge over rival PSN in this regard, having enabled gifting some Xbox One digital titles last Fall. Additionally, memberships to Xbox Live and Xbox Game Pass can be gifted as well. There are some restrictions on the new PC games and DLC gifting process to prevent abuse of the system. The recipient can only redeem game codes in the country or region in which they were purchased. Read More »

Google updates its privacy policy ahead of GDPR on May 25


We've improved the navigation and organisation of the policy to make it easier to find what you're looking for; explained our practices in more detail and with clearer language; and added more detail about the options you have to manage, export, and delete data from our services. Read More »

Rolls-Royce Cullinan Revealed: The SUV Of SUVs Bows With Pure Intent


Among its features: retractable leather picnic seats and a table, which extends from the boot space. Rolls-Royce has dubbed its rear liftgate "the Clasp" because it opens in two sections, enabling a party-friendly, rear-facing seat setup. It is also one of the most expensive cars. Rolls-Royce predict that the biggest market for the auto is likely to be the U.S. Rolls-Royce have also publically confirmed that China is a target market for them. Read More »

Picture-in-Picture Mode Now Working on Desktop Google Chrome 68+

You'll still find your subscribed podcasts organized in a grid just like before, but the bottom bar showing your current podcast has changed dramatically. Specifically updated in Android P on the Treble front is the telephony stack, which is now incorporated into the Hardware Abstraction Layer like the rest of Project Treble . Read More »

The first carbon-rich asteroid found in the Kuiper Belt


Objects in the asteroid belts are made up of rocks while there are mostly frozen volatiles in Kuiper belt. "[These findings] are in agreement with the concept that this item could have formed near Jupiter one of the primordial [carbonaceous] asteroids and has been then emplaced in the Kuiper Belt from the migrating planets", the authors concluded in their newspaper. Read More »

In Hawaii because of the volcano national Park is closed


It has the highest possible hazard risks for lava flows, according to the US Geological Survey . These volcanoes were created from "hot spots" of underground magma, which are mostly but not always underwater. And with new fissures are opening closer to the edge of the plant, residents are getting even more anxious. "I need to figure that out", she said with tears in her eyes. Read More »

Investors Sell Microsoft (MSFT) on Strength (MSFT)

When Greg Wyler chose to build an $85 million satellite manufacturing center on Florida's Space Coast where he could make 2,000 satellites, he expected it to create a lot more industry activity. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, May 16 by Canaccord Genuity. Barclays Capital maintained Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) on Tuesday, October 10 with "Equal-Weight" rating. Read More »

Could Meghan Markle ever be queen of England?


Clad in the green P.A.R.O.S.H bow dress Markle wore under a white coat, the wax figure reflects the moment she and Prince Harry stepped out on November 27, 2017 to reveal their big marital news . The agent, who helped the fashionista win acting jobs like " Suits ", revealed that the actress was excited for her first date with Prince Harry . Read More »

These are the most popular Russian Facebook ads from each month


In February, special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging several people associated with the Internet Research Agency with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Trump defeat Clinton. Read More »

Now Use Google Lens To Copy And Paste Real World Text


I wasn't able to find this in Settings , but it was hiding in plain sight. This is why Google has chose to use the I/O 2018 and present its users with new features which will make the Android TV experience easier and faster. Google played phone conversations between the assistant and people at a restaurant and hair salon. But there is one more gesture. App Actions predict what you want to do on your phone next, based on what you're now doing. Read More »

This black dot bug is crashing iPhones


This variant of the text bomb is reportedly freezing the WhatsApp app on both Android and iOS devices. "As with any message bomb, it involves sending and receiving a specially crafted message with hidden symbols in between spaces". Using 3D Touch on home screen's Messages app icon, you can select "New Messages" and avoid opening up the latest message with the problematic emoji. Additionally, you can also delete the conversation from a different device that is synced to the same iCloud account. Read More »

Battlefield V Reveal Set for May 23rd


It required players to find nine different switches and flip them in a specific order to spell out the French word "Isolement", which means "isolation". It's pretty convoluted, so here's the most important part. After digging even deeper, hunters found that the sounds coming from the room's leaking pipes emitted a morse code. Read More »

Google Assistant will soon be able to make appointments on your behalf


Have you ever caught yourself checking your texts under the tablecloth while out to dinner? Google is also unveiling ways to let you issue multiple commands without having to say "Hey Google " each time . But, according to Android Police , which saw the unit during a private demo, one of the more interesting features it offers is active overlay support. Read More »

SpaceX to Attempt First Launch of Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket


SpaceX has set May 10 from 4:12pm to 6:22pm (Florida time) for the launch of Bangabandhu-1, which is 2:12am to 4:22am Friday in Bangladesh. The Block 5, however, is created to fly up to 100 times, although this will involve some refurbishment and inspections after every 10 flights. Read More »

Lenovo Teased a NEW Full Screen Smartphone without Notch on June 14


However, it was mentioned that the phone was going to be unveiled on June 14, so there is a bit longer than a month remaining for the flagship to get announced, so next month we will be able to see what the company has been working on. Lenovo's Vice President Chang Cheng has shared a new teaser on his Weibo account giving us a glimpse of what the company has in store for us with its next flagship, which is expected to be launched on June 14. Read More »

Rolls-Royce previews Cullinan ahead of launch


Come to think of it, it's a new chapter for the luxury industry. Ahead of its world debut that is slated to take place tomorrow on the web, the all new Rolls-Royce Cullinan have been leaked on the internet. Each of the pop-out seats, which are rear-facing and intended for use while the auto is not in motion, bears the Rolls-Royce logo and fold back into a compartment in the boot floor. Read More »

OnePlus Announces The First Ever 'Fast AF' Sale For OnePlus 6!


OnePlus India has announced the Fast AF (Fast & First) sale ahead of its India launch on May 17. The company also confirmed Early access sale for Prime members on May 21 starting 12pm IST. Users will need to purchase Rs 1,000 OnePlus 6 Amazon e-Gift Card to buy the OnePlus 6 . Moreover, these buyers will likewise get a broadened maker guarantee of 3 months far beyond the current one-year guarantee on the OnePlus 6 . Read More »

Some Android features not coming to Samsung


Finally, Google Play Newsstand on mobile and desktop and Google News & Weather app on mobile are now formally folded into Google News . Owners of Sony Xperia XZ2 , Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S , Nokia 7 Plus , Oppo R15 Pro , Vivo X21UD and X21, and Essential PH-1 will have access to Adaptive Battery first, the post said . Read More »

Google aims to simplify users' lives by using AI


The major announcement was Android P. The new Android version will rely on AI and machine learning more than every before. Talking about the setup process, Google has tried to make it fast and easy by simplifying it to a large extent. Read More »

Apple Mysteriously Applied for Relaxed Govt. Regulations on Drones


Chao said they are looking forward to helping Wednesday's winners unlock the enormous potential of drone operations, which will create new services and jobs in their local communities. Microsoft Corp MSFT.O is among the partners for a Kansas project, while Qualcomm Inc QCOM.O is joining a winning bid from the City of San Diego to test a wide range of public safety, commercial and emergency response applications. Read More »

21st Century Fox (FOXA) Holdings Reduced by Lee Danner & Bass Inc


With $44.0 highest and $35.0 lowest target, 21st Century Fox has $39.50 average target or 4.47% above the current ($37.81) price . About 1.73M shares traded. More interesting news about bluebird bio, Inc. Finviz.com reported it on May, 9. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.51 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. Read More »

Netanyahu supports Trump's 'bold' decision of walking out of Iran nuclear deal


Together with Putin, Netanyahu toured a parade celebrating the anniversary of the World War II victory over the Nazis and then met the Russian president at the Kremlin for consultations. There was no immediate comment from Israel, which nearly never confirms or denies airstrikes in Syria. Such strikes have become more frequent recently. Read More »

Senate Will Vote to Reinstate Net Neutrality Protections


As we alluded to back in January , the Senate has the best chance of passing the resolution. "Congress is fast approaching one of the most consequential votes on internet policy and free expression this century", Demand Progress Director of Communications Mark Stanley said in a statement. Read More »

Apple Begins Removing Apps That Share Users' Location To Third Parties


In order to get their app back into the App Store , the developer must "remove any code, frameworks, or [software development kits]" that fall in line with Apple's guidelines . The decision might also be, in part, influenced by the GDPR ( General Data Protection Regulation ) that will come into force in Europe starting May 25. Read More »

Expect Two 'Major' Titles From Capcom Before Fiscal Year 2019


The update also included information on consumer strategies with Monster Hunter: World , which includes a commitment to future updates to "maintain player's interests and catalogue sales". Additionally, the company's operating income has increased 17.5 percent to ¥16.04 million or $160.6 million, while its ordinary income is up 21.2 percent over the previous year to ¥15.3 million or $140.5 million. Read More »

BSNL launches Rs 39 plan offering unlimited voice calls


It also comes with free and unlimited local, STD as well as roaming voice calls without any daily cap limit along with 300 free SMS and a complimentary subscription to Jio apps. The plan also offers 105GB 4G data in its 4G plan 349 . Vodafone's Rs. 21 prepaid plan offers 3G/4G data for just one hour, according to its official website Vodafone.in. Read More »

Redesigned Google News Uses AI to Connect Related Stories Together

For the last six months, we've been holding working groups with participants from almost 60 news organizations across 18 countries to review our ideas and collect feedback. Some Newscasts will have a button below that says View Full Coverage. "Say you're at a restaurant and see the name of a dish you don't recognize-Lens will show you a picture to give you a better idea", Google explains. Read More »

Best Nokia 7 Plus offers on Amazon India


The former is now taking up registrations for the sale , but hasn't disclosed the cost. Though the price of the new smartphone is yet to be disclosed, the 3GB variant is priced at Rs. The last year's Nokia 6 had Snapdragon 430 processor , Nokia claims that just like the new Nokia 6, this handset is also 60 percent faster than its predecessor. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 7 surfaces again on Geekbench with Snapdragon 835, 6GB RAM


The latest claim has been made through a formal Redmi S2 teaser that likewise flaunts the leading of the approaching smartphone. According to a listing on Aliexpress, Redmi S2 will come with a 5.99-inch HD display. It is said to measure 160.73 x 77.26 x 8.10 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 170.00 grams. Connectivity options like 4G VoLTE , Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, Global Positioning System and a 3.5mm audio jack. Read More »