Japan launches much-needed supplies to space station

Space debris has been seen as a problem for years - back in 2011, the National Research Council said the number of items had reached "tipping point" in terms of the dangers they posed to astronauts and spacecraft. A rendering in a video by the Japa... More..

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by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Dinosaur tail, complete with feathers, found in amber

Researchers said on Thursday a chunk of amber - fossilized resin - spotted by a Chinese scientist in a market in Myitkyina, Myanmar, previous year contained 36 mm of the tail of the dinosaur, complete with bone...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Windows 10 VR minimum system requirements revealed

Though, these proposed devices may not be able to handle every application created for the company's flagship OS, eliciting a mistake from a few years ago, when Microsoft launched a Windows alternative for th...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

After Midnight finish third on X Factor

There' s been so much support, so much love and now we hope for the best. "It's all going to happen for them". Terry - who sang Jess Glynne's Take Me Home - looked speechless and said he was shocked to make i...More..

Polar vortex redux? U.S. forecasters say it could hit next week
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Polar vortex redux? U.S. forecasters say it could hit next week

But with Arctic air around, the rain/snow line can shift pretty far south. The "vortex" part refers to the counter-clockwise flow of air that keeps the colder air near the Pole. By Friday night, temperatures ...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Carrier union president Chuck Jones discusses Trump tweets

Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence visited the Carrier facility December 1, where he outlined a portion of his vision on how to protect American jobs. Pence has continued to cite the higher figure, te...More..

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn is hospitalized in Ohio
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn is hospitalized in Ohio

A true American hero. An Ohio State University spokesman had announced on Wednesday that Glenn had been admitted to the hospital more than a week earlier. Glenn flew solo on the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission, circl...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Microsoft Cortana finally comes to Android in the United Kingdom, iPhone within weeks

The new update is available over the coming days on Android and rolling out over the coming weeks on iOS. Considering that Microsoft's virtual assistant had Blue as its primary colour since its launch, the comp...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Season of Heaven Announced as a Nintendo Switch Exclusive

The game is being developed by French studio AnyArts Productions and tells the story of a young boy named Yann with Asperger syndrome and his bulldog Ani. On one hand, the waste of men is destroying the land th...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Amazon experiments with 'grab and go' shopping

Shortly after, Amazon will charge the customer's Amazon account and send a receipt. The store is in a beta phase with it being only open to Amazon employees at the moment and is expected to open to the gene...More..

Arctic sea ice hits record monthly low for 7th time in 2016
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Arctic sea ice hits record monthly low for 7th time in 2016

The sea ice extent was most evident in the Barents Sea, an area of the Arctic Ocean north of Norway, Finland, and Eastern Russia, where sea ice shrank by 19,300 square miles (50,000 square kilometers). "As what...More..

NASA just commissioned a spacecraft that can refuel satellites already in orbit
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

NASA just commissioned a spacecraft that can refuel satellites already in orbit

NASA has awarded a $127 million contract to California-based satellite company Space Systems/Loral for giving shape to its robotic spacecraft equipped with the tools, technologies and techniques needed to servi...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Faulty iPhone 6S batteries are safe, Apple says

But as of now, there seems to be no risk of repeating the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle, where phones were recalled on risk of catching fire. Sales of Apple's iPhone SE and iPhone 6s stood at 9.2% and 9.1% ...More..

Google hits renewable energy goal in quest to pare pollution
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Google hits renewable energy goal in quest to pare pollution

Last year, Google and its parent company Alphabet used 5.2 terawatt hours, or 5,200 gigawatt hours, of electricity. Instead, Google says it seeks to purchase clean energy on the same grid as its data centers an...More..

New Zealand men's sevens side crash out of Dubai tournament
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

New Zealand men's sevens side crash out of Dubai tournament

Next up will be a clash against the US at 4.10pm before a final group game against the Aussies at 7.56pm. Russian Federation beat England 19-14 for the bronze. Tries from Kristina Seredina and Daria Bobkova set...More..

US November payrolls seen strong, to cement rate hike views
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

US November payrolls seen strong, to cement rate hike views

The rise in employment involved gains across various sectors of the economy: construction added nearly 20,000 jobs, health care or social assistance jobs increased by 35,000, and another 63,000 professional...More..

by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Conte salutes Moses' brilliance against Spurs

Conte's tactical reshuffle towards a 3-4-3 set up appears finally to be working but it will be put through another stern test next Saturday when Chelsea face Man City in a top of the table clash. We are conce...More..

Twitter Acquires Yes, Names Startup's CEO New VP of Product
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Twitter Acquires Yes, Names Startup's CEO New VP of Product

Coleman will run Twitter's core product and it is believed to be a challenging job, as the company has been struggling in this area for last two years to grow its user base. So what will the acquisition of Yes...More..

Walking Dead Ahead: Prepare Yourself For Negan And Carl's Showdown
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Walking Dead Ahead: Prepare Yourself For Negan And Carl's Showdown

Island-goers are walking around killing them. While it was a decent hour of television - and certainly a step up from last week's lacklustre episode - it may not have passed you by that the whole thing seem...More..

Facebook users can now play Pac-Man on Messenger app
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Facebook users can now play Pac-Man on Messenger app

For now, however, Instant Games on Messenger is being rolled out to users in 30 countries using newer versions of iOS and Android . PacMan, Space Invaders are some of them popular games that are being i...More..

New Pokemon Expected To Arrive For Pokemon GO Next Month
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

New Pokemon Expected To Arrive For Pokemon GO Next Month

Schools in the United States generally take one week off at the end of the year - one week at LEAST. Note that Niantic has never denied that these are features that would be coming to the game, it's just th...More..

Rumor: Marvel vs. Capcom 4 to be announced at
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Rumor: Marvel vs. Capcom 4 to be announced at

It's looking like Marvel vs. Capcom 4 could answer that question in 2017. One of those casualties was seeing Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 removed from digital game platforms like PlayStation Network and Xbox L...More..

5000 dead fish frozen into Japanese ice rink
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

5000 dead fish frozen into Japanese ice rink

A spokesman told local media: "We deeply apologise to people who felt uncomfortable about the Ice Aquarium event. In accordance, we have stopped the event from today", a statement from the operators said. News ...More..

Jill Stein explains vote recount efforts now underway
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Jill Stein explains vote recount efforts now underway

She would have to be able to initiate a state-wide recount in all three states, and then Clinton would have to overcome her vote deficits in each one to wrest the electoral votes needed from Trump. In a tweet o...More..

Why Google's flagship Pixel smartphone could be a surprising moneymaker
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Why Google's flagship Pixel smartphone could be a surprising moneymaker

Apple has trumped Samsung to capture the No 1 position in this segment. However, the Google Pixel devices were sold by carriers which means its sales performance would be made publicly known, even if the n...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Cyber Monday 2016 Sales

GameStop is proving to literally one-up the best Cyber Monday deals out there on PS4 and HTC Vive by providing an extra games and deeper discounts along the way. Now you get to see it without any additional ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Trump wins Michigan, state officials say

Trump's transition team did not respond to questions seeking evidence of the claims. Another official, Tom Rath, a longtime Republican adviser and former attorney general of New Hampshire, expressed himself ...More..

Table Service Is On The Menu At McDonald's
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Table Service Is On The Menu At McDonald's

During a press event in New York Easterbrook said "for the best part of our 60 years we've asked customers to fit around our business model". But it also raises some questions for the company: What does it ...More..

Shoppers hunt for deals, hit the shops for entertainment
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Shoppers hunt for deals, hit the shops for entertainment

The group had arrived at 7 a.m. Your purchase is broken: If something is broken, and it's within the first six months of ownership, the onus is on the store to prove it was fine when you bought it. "It's be...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Hull have quality to survive relegation: Dawson

The introduction of Adama Diomande for the ill Ryan Mason at half-time brought a change of shape and attitude from Hull, who finally began to threaten the visitors' goal. He has four already this season, incl...More..

Locky ransomware spreading on Facebook cloaked as .svg file
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Locky ransomware spreading on Facebook cloaked as .svg file

Normally such files are used for interactive and animated graphics online the web, but in this case it's actually a way of hiding code that opens up a bogus version of YouTube in the user's browser. There are o...More..

Japan set to build world's fastest supercomputer by 2017
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Japan set to build world's fastest supercomputer by 2017

Satoshi Sekiguchi, a director general at Japan's ‎National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, had an intriguingly humble way of saying that it will blow the competition out of the water: "...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Five things we learned from Manchester United v Arsenal

Manchester United looked the better side and created more opportunities than the away side at Old Trafford , but Arsene Wenger's men scored from their only shot on target to snatch a draw from the jaws of de...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Powerful weather satellite to "revolutionize" forecasting

The new satellite can deliver vivid images of severe weather as often as every 30 seconds, scanning the Earth five times faster, with four times greater image resolution and using triple the number of spectral ...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

China echoes Amazon's smart speaker with the LingLong DingDong

If you're busy in Black Friday shopping this weekend, Best Buy has a lot to offer. Google Home is an Internet-connected speaker that listens for your voice commands to play music or control lights and thermos...More..

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