Sci-tech

Android collects locations when location services are disabled

A cell-tower location sent to Google from an Android device . The interesting part is that the spokesperson for Google claims this location data was meant ...


Uber hid data breach of 57 million users, drivers

According to Bloomberg , hackers were paid £75,000 to delete the information. While no Social Security Numbers or financial data was stolen, Uber has said tha...


Interstellar object confirmed to be from another solar system

The predicted interstellar number density of icy interstellar objects of 2.4×10 au suggested that these should have been detected by surveys, yet hitherto none ...


Samsung to loan out flagship smartphones in new program

However, the hotly-anticipated Galaxy S9 might not have this highly-touted feature. While you might not see any fantastic deals on the iPhone X, chances a...


Nintendo's Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp coming to Play Store this week

You can find out more information about the new Animal Crossing Pocket Camp game over at Nintendo at the link below. Let us know in the comments what you thin...


PM gives credit Sushma team for re-election of Justice Bhandari to ICJ

After this, the India Candidate re-elected for the post. In the successive rounds of elections spread over two days in the last two weeks, Bhandari, 70, e...


Honor 7X cuts bezels in budget Android

There's still a (slim) chance a higher-end model will accompany the Honor 7X to England next month, while US-based bargain hunters may need to wait until Ja...


First Co-op Event Ever Coming to 'Rainbow Six Siege'

The mission will be a part of the first season in Year Three. KitGuru Says: Ubisoft's roadmap for Rainbow Six Siege's third year seems promising. Ubisoft ...


OnePlus 3 & 3T receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

However, if you own a OnePlus 3 or 3T, an over-the-air update for Oreo is rolling out now . OnePlus has revealed that OP3 and 3T users will be getting pretty...


Ben Affleck Reacts To Having Donald Trump's Support As Batman

As for Ben Affleck , he's at least had a decent run playing Batman , starring in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League , as well as cameoin...


Polar-orbiting satellite launched successfully

Separation of JPSS 1 occurred around 57-and-a-half minutes after launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base , California. "The RS-27A and AJ10-118K engines contin...


You Can See A Dazzling Meteor Shower In British Columbia Tonight

Favorable weather conditions are expected for viewing the meteors streaking across the sky in the coastal areas of the Southeast, the northern Plains, Four Corn...


Scientists discover new earth-sized planet, could support alien life

If any extraterrestrial species do exist in our stellar neighborhood, this might be our best chance yet at finding them. "Hence, it is more likely (we'll) find ...


New NASA tool predicts which cities face floods due to ice melt

The Gradient Fingerprint Mapping Simulation allows users to spin a virtual globe and select one of hundreds of coastal cities, which will then produce a small...


Toyota, Suzuki sign pact to roll out electric cars in India

Suzuki Motor Corp's subsidiary, Maruti Suzuki, commands 44% market share in the passenger vehicle segment, as per Apr-Oct sales figures from the Society of Indi...


Apple won't launch its HomePod smart speaker in time for the holidays

After trying out a new experience with the full-screen iPhone X, if you were waiting for the Apple HomePod smart speakers, you might have to wait a little longe...


Apple's HomePod is delayed until early next year

However, missing out on holiday gift purchases could mean some people opt for speakers from other companies, locking them more tightly into rival digital ecosys...


Tesla unveils its electric Semi truck at last

Tesla is way behind on production of the Model 3 , a new lower-cost sedan, with some customers facing waits of 18 months or more. The "all-electric supercar"...


OnePlus 5T vs. Samsung Galaxy Note8 - The flagship killer strikes again

The OnePlus 5T, like most of this year's Android flagships, packs Qualcomm's 10nm Snapdragon 835 CPU, which OnePlus has paired with a hefty 8GB RAM. There i...


Rupee Cheers Moody's Upgrade With Mid-Day Surge

This move is likely to be positive for both bond and currency markets, an HDFC Bank treasury report said. "We believe that India would need not wait for 13 lo...


OnePlus 5T vs Galaxy S8: What You Need to Know

Also, with OnePlus 5T going bezel-less, this is now a clear trend across the smartphone segment and is likely to become the standard in the coming year. OnePl...


Microsoft pledges 75% carbon reduction by 2030

The bottom line message of the report is a sobering one. "China's engagement and contributions to combat climate change is itself an inestimable value for g...


SpaceX warns of sonic boom after next launch in Florida

It's not even known which part of the federal government the payload belongs to. SpaceX is poised to launch on Thursday a secretive payload known as Zuma fo...


Serena Williams To Wed Fiancé, Alexis Ohanian, On Thursday

According to reports , not only will Beyoncé and Jay Z be at the wedding, Kardashian momager Kris Jenner will be in attendance, as will (potentially) ac...


Essential offers up an Android Oreo beta for the Essential Phone

To be precise, the stats are based on active devices interacting with Google Play over the period of a week. There have been a couple Oreo beta tests here and t...


Nintendo Close To A Deal On Super Mario Bros Movie

The Wall Street Journal reports that Nintendo and Universal are in talks to team up on an animated feature film featuring Mario and that green guy people cal...


Softbank set to buy $10 billion stake of Uber

The Japanese group, founded by billionaire Masayoshi Son, expressed an interest several months ago in investing around $1 billion in Uber for a stake of at leas...


Motorola Moto X4 Specifications & Features

Available in the United States in Project Fi-specific Android One and "regular" variants for a good few weeks now, the non-modular 5.2-incher delivers pretty ...


The Dream Chaser Takes Flight and Seems to Ace Its Landing

The reusable craft is considered ideal for this task since it's smoother return will ensure the preservation of precious scientific specimens on board. Sierra N...


Microsoft's Black Friday deals: Idol 4S for $169 & $150 off Galaxy S8/S8+

Time will tell if these numbers can hold steady and if we're on the verge of seeing Xbox One sales finally start to outpace PlayStation 4 sales on a monthly b...


Qualcomm Rejects $130 Billion Broadcom Merger Proposal

The language, obviously, left open the door to a higher bid. It also could set the stage for a possibly drawn-out struggle for control of the Qualcomm board. Qu...


Sledgehammer Addresses Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer Issues

At least, not yet. Until the Call of Duty: WWII servers are back online fully, you will be alone in Headquarters unless you invite friends. When disconnecte...


Thousand-dollar iPhone X security wrecked by '$150 3D-printed mask'

Facial recognition has shown its pitfalls in the past, with hackers tricking security by putting a photo over the camera . They said: " Potential targets sh...


Noctis from Final Fantasy 15 coming to Tekken 7

While the devs are introducing new characters to Tekken 7 but, the developer has noted that adding new characters to the roster is not that easy since they ha...


Some iPhone X displays have 'nasty green line' problems

The artist behind the iPhone X Plus concept image said that he based the increased proportions of the current iPhone X on the same ratio Apple used for the i...