Thursday September 21-st, 2017

HP upgrades its Spectre X360 and Pavilion X2 laptops with larger screens HP upgrades its Spectre X360 and Pavilion X2 laptops with larger screens

In terms of specifications, the new HP Spectre x360 laptop features a 15.6-inch with 4K screen offering 3820 x 2160 pixels resolution, which is bigger than the 13.3-inch display on the predecessor. The device also has a full-size USB 2.0 port to atta...

CES: BlackBerry Priv confirmed for T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint CES: BlackBerry Priv confirmed for T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint

Expect just one or two new phones from Canada-based BlackBerry this year - and none that runs on the company's own BlackBerry 10 software. If its also an indication, a video of a BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition running Android Lollipop meant that ...

Volkswagen reveals all-electric Budd-e concept in Las Vegas Volkswagen reveals all-electric Budd-e concept in Las Vegas

What's different from the current systems available in the cars we drive is the new home screen is completely configurable, with media, satnav, or phone icons all able to be dragged around the home screen and shrunk or enlarged in order of preference...

Curiosity Captures 360-Degree Panorama From Martian Dune Curiosity Captures 360-Degree Panorama From Martian Dune

The 16-foot-high sand dune that NASA's  Curiosity rover  has been skirting around on Mars looks even more imposing in a 360-degree panoramic view you can explore on the Internet. Sequential images taken from orbit show that some of the Bagnold Dunes ...

Light from black hole seen with naked eye Light from black hole seen with naked eye

A tag-team formed by JAXA, Japan's National Laboratory and the University of Hiroshima, has discovered that the nearby V404 Cygny black hole binary is so luminescent, that one can pierce through its shroud using nothing but a 20 cm backyard telescope...

Sand Tiger Shark Nursery Discovered In Long Island's Great South Bay Sand Tiger Shark Nursery Discovered In Long Island's Great South Bay

The marine region between the eastern end of Long Island and New Jersey's Cape May is called the New York Bight and it features an indentation in the continental shelf filled with relatively temperate water. Which is why scientists are hoping the n...

Amber Heard, Eddie Redmayne make first list of presenters — Golden Globes Amber Heard, Eddie Redmayne make first list of presenters — Golden Globes

Kristen Comings, a company vice president, said Tuesday the idea is to urge women everywhere to expand the red carpet chatter beyond pretty dresses. "We recognize the importance to fuel the powerful words of women everywhere so their conversations ...

Obama Executive Action: New Gun Control Orders

But loopholes exist: if it takes longer than three days to run the checks, the person is free to purchase the gun, and the federal law doesn't apply to sales at gun shows or to private sales . Clementa Pinckney who died in the AME massacre last summ...

Intel's 2nd-gen Compute Stick is a faster, better iTunes media server Intel's 2nd-gen Compute Stick is a faster, better iTunes media server

While the likes of ASUS and Zotac have released stick PCs with Intel Atom CPUs, Intel itself has now shown off a similarly sized device that comes packing the power of a Core M Skylake CPU. But the extra horsepower, improved wireless, and other u...

Special Edition Gold Nexus 6P Released in the US Special Edition Gold Nexus 6P Released in the US

The only thing that makes it "special" is the gold color. Its back panel softly gleams. Anyway, gold is a much-needed addition to the monochromatic Nexus 6P (and 5X) lineup which - let's face it - can be a little too boring, considering their g...

Periodic table gets 4 new elements Periodic table gets 4 new elements

The four newest discoveries will join other "superheavy" elements in the seventh period of the periodic table, including flerovium and livermorium, which were added in 2011. The teams of scientists who discovered these elements will now pick permanen...

Donald Trump's first campaign commercial is on banning Muslims Donald Trump's first campaign commercial is on banning Muslims

Trump and others to tone down their comments. "Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is going on",  reads  Trump from a prepared sta...

Vietnam objects to Chinese test flight Vietnam objects to Chinese test flight

China rejected Hanoi's protest and will likely dismiss Manila's concerns too. Vietnam also claims the reef. The Philippines, a United States ally, said Monday it was also considering a formal protest. Vietnam presently occupies 29 atolls and reefs in...

How SpaceX lands the Falcon 9 rocket How SpaceX lands the Falcon 9 rocket

Using lessons learned from those attempts, in January 2015 SpaceX attempted a precision landing on the drone ship, nicknamed "Just Read the Instructions". Brendan Byrne of member station WMFE in Orlando reports that SpaceX plans to resume suppl...

Space X Launches Then Lands Rocket At Cape Space X Launches Then Lands Rocket At Cape

SpaceX  successfully launched and landed a rocket Monday night, and it was carrying a New Jersey payload. The first-stage booster turned around and headed back to the landing site after the second stage separated and continued to orbit with the sat...

Watch SpaceX's Historic Rocket Landing From up Close Watch SpaceX's Historic Rocket Landing From up Close

Because after more than a year of trying, it was the first time the U.S. company was able to land one of its rockets upright, taking a big step towards the viability of renewable rockets. But the return landings of rockets could dramatically cut co...

Ban on Microbeads Signed into Law Ban on Microbeads Signed into Law

One study supporting the ban of microbeads said that more than 8 trillion individual microbeads were being released into American waterways each day. In addition, research carried out by International Pellet Watch has suggested that their surface c...

Imagine a connected future at CES show

Personal virtual reality headsets such as the Oculus Rift will be big at CES 2016 . "We get between 150,000 to 175,000 people from the tech profession here during the course of CES , and more than a quarter of those are worldwide professionals fr...

EFF Claims That T-Mobile's Binge On Is Actually 'Just Throttling' EFF Claims That T-Mobile's Binge On Is Actually 'Just Throttling'

Binge On has been the target of a lot of criticism lately, most notably from YouTube, which said that T-Mobile was "throttling all video services" on its network. The EFF's testing revealed that  all  video content was slowed to around 1.5Mbps, regar...

US agents round up Central Americans slated for deportation US agents round up Central Americans slated for deportation

Her asylum application was denied but, as a crime victim who cooperated with law enforcement, she is entitled to a special visa known as U nonimmigrant status. The executive actions could cover about 5 million persons who have lived in the US for a n...

Rise of the Tomb Raider - PC & PS4 Release Rise of the Tomb Raider - PC & PS4 Release

The page doesn't reveal when exactly we can expect the game to hit the PC this month, but Amazon's previous leak hinted at a late January release, specifically January 29. In " Rise of the Tomb Raider ", Lara becomes more than a survivor as she embar...

Dramatic footage shows lion being rescued from sea off Indian coastline Dramatic footage shows lion being rescued from sea off Indian coastline

Local fishermen immediately called the park rangers as a large crowd of people gathered to watch the lion in the water. The big cat was sedated and transported to the animal care center. Hunting and habitat loss saw numbers crash to only a dozen an...

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Dominates North American Box Office

It now stands at $740.26M domestic and $770.5M foreign for a global total of $1.51B. It's quickly marching up the list and is expected to top Furious 7, The Avengers: Age of Ultron and Jurassic World soon. ('Joy' fell 39%, but we'll get to that...

Assassin's Creed 2016 Release Rumors: Egypt Setting Coming 2017, No New Game Assassin's Creed 2016 Release Rumors: Egypt Setting Coming 2017, No New Game

According to a recent rumor; Ubisoft might not release an Assassin's Creed game in 2016 and release the next big installment next year in 2017. It's made by the Black Flag team. Where do you want to see the franchise go next? Empire will repo...

Dow drops 360 points after China stock market crash

Trader Peter Mancuso, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Japan's Nikkei N225 fell 1 percent, playing catch-up to falls in United States stocks in the last two sessions during Japan's market holidays.

Rainbow Six Siege's first two DLC Operators arrive on February 2 Rainbow Six Siege's first two DLC Operators arrive on February 2

The maps and modes will be made available for free for everyone, whereas new operators and most weapon skins have to be acquired by paying real money or using Renown. Ubisoft hasn't released the names of the Operators just yet, though a new video fro...

The periodic table's seventh row is full, four new elements were found The periodic table's seventh row is full, four new elements were found

Reedjik stressed that the names of the new elements are temporary. Guardian notes that new elements can be named after minerals, places of significance, their properties, or even after a mythological concept or after the scientist involved in their d...

Sq. Enix declares Ultimate Fantasy IX for PC and smartphones Sq. Enix declares Ultimate Fantasy IX for PC and smartphones

No exact date has been given for its PC release. The game, which was technically announced back during 2006 under the name Final Fantasy Versus XIII, has been one of the most anticipated titles in recent memory, building on a franchise that revolut...

Allegiant Air flight makes emergency landing in Tennessee

The assertion stated the flight, which was headed from Orlando, Florida, to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, had 150 passengers and 6 crew members. No injuries were reported. Passengers said they heard a book, then it appeared their airplane was operating with on...

Is Mariah Carey Engaged To Australian Billionaire? Is Mariah Carey Engaged To Australian Billionaire?

The superstar entertainer performed at her beau James Packer's casino for the packed crown! New reports suggest that Mariah Carey is engaged to billionaire boyfriend, James Parker. She was dressed in a black number with a plunging neckline. One o...

Elon Musk Rockets Back into First in Silicon Valley Space Race Elon Musk Rockets Back into First in Silicon Valley Space Race

USA space agency NASA retweeted a posting from SpaceX , writing: "Congratulations @ SpaceX on your successful vertical landing of the first stage back on Earth!" Also, 10 minutes after its latest launch, SpaceX made history as the rocket ma...

Paris Climate Summit will not negatively impact the country's growth Paris Climate Summit will not negatively impact the country's growth

Meanwhile, applying border tariffs to imports from nations that lack an equivalent price on carbon will protect American businesses and provide the incentive for all nations to establish a price on carbon. What national emission reduction actions did...

Google develops New Messaging App Google develops New Messaging App

Not just the messaging services, but these apps are also adding other capabilities such as WeChat also allow users to pay bills, shop and book appointments. But the report did reveal that Google's been working on the product for about a year. In Ju...

Astronaut calls wrong number from International Space Station Astronaut calls wrong number from International Space Station

What if the call was right just the number was wrong! Peake, a 43-year-old former army helicopter pilot, has been active on Twitter since getting to the space station on December 15, posting pictures of a banner for his beloved Stoke City FC an...

Watch the SpaceX staff respond to its historic rocket landing Watch the SpaceX staff respond to its historic rocket landing

This video, which SpaceX released Tuesday, shows the vertical landing from the vantage point of a helicopter hovering nearby. SpaceX said landing the rocket was a secondary priority at the Monday launch. Rival company Blue Origin , a space sta...

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