Science


Remembering Hugh Masekela, master musician who fought for South African freedom Remembering Hugh Masekela, master musician who fought for South African freedom
- January 25, 2018

Widely known as "The Father of South African Jazz", Masekela was a leading figure in the struggle against white-minority rule. Masekela's most famous song is " Soweto Blues ", a protest song written about the Soweto uprising in June 1976. (more...)
Instagram is Testing a Feature that will Notify Who Recorded Your Story Instagram is Testing a Feature that will Notify Who Recorded Your Story
- January 25, 2018

When you share a story, you'll get a link that you can share anywhere you'd like. Our Stories are the collaborative, crowdsourced variety of Stories that Snap launched back in 2014 and let users publicly contribute snaps to a shared group that anyone on the app can view. (more...)
Jio Republic Day 2018 offer Brings 500 MB more data on recharges Jio Republic Day 2018 offer Brings 500 MB more data on recharges
- January 25, 2018

Next up are the existing 1.5GB data per day plans, which will offer 2GB data per day come January 26. This plan also offers free voice with a validity of 28 days . However, starting January 26, the plan will offer 1.5GB daily data. Rest of the benefits are same which includes free calling and SMS. Now, after the revision, the plan will offer 1.5GB daily data with the same 84 days validity. (more...)
Gboard just made it too easy to post insane GIF selfies Gboard just made it too easy to post insane GIF selfies
- January 25, 2018

Through GIPHY integration, hundreds of thousands of stickers will be featured in the Instagram app, ranging from animals, food, superheroes and celebrities like Toronto-born rapper Drake. Starting today, users can use GIFs in their Instagram Stories . There's also the option of typing for "Peekers" in the Instagram GIF search option, which will show stickers that pop up and disappear. (more...)
Intel Haswell and Broadwell Reboot Issue Cause Identified Intel Haswell and Broadwell Reboot Issue Cause Identified
- January 23, 2018

In short, while computing device vendors and other Intel partners work with Intel to fix these issues at the top level and hopefully avoid these faulty patches, the firm also asking end users to stay away from the latest processor updates. (more...)
WhatsApp's Business App Rolls Out On Android WhatsApp's Business App Rolls Out On Android
- January 20, 2018

Regular WhatsApp users will be able to tells business users apart from everyone else, as WhatsApp will identify business accounts with specific branding. The application is not yet available for download on the Indian Play Store . The app offers features like quick replies , greeting messages , and away messages . (more...)
Nadal into 4th round; Ostapenko out of Australian Open Nadal into 4th round; Ostapenko out of Australian Open
- January 20, 2018

He was really genuine. "I'm just going to blame it on the helicopter", Kyrgios said of his victory against Troicki. Australia has not had a home victor in the men's singles here for 42 years and while it might be too early to start talking about Kyrgios as a potential champion nobody will relish taking him on when he is playing like this. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 7 powered by Snapdragon 845 might launch at MWC Xiaomi Mi 7 powered by Snapdragon 845 might launch at MWC
- January 19, 2018

Xiaomi Mi 5 was announced at MWC two years ago, while the company didn't use support from any big tech show for unveiling Mi 6 . The report also suggests that the Mi Max 3 might have a dual camera setup at the back. Xiaomi has been listed as an exhibitor at MWC on the official Mobile World Congress page . Last month, Xiaomi at the second annual Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii announced that the Mi 7 will be the first smartphone to feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 SoC. (more...)
Corbyn and Labour membership on collision course over Brexit Corbyn and Labour membership on collision course over Brexit
- January 17, 2018

The Labour leader pointedly avoided ruling out support for another national vote when the shape of a proposed deal with the European Union becomes clear. "We have said that we must respect the result of the referendum which means that we have to leave, but we have to look after the economy which, in my view, means that we don't go very far". (more...)
Macron seeks solution to the 'road of misery' that ends in Calais Macron seeks solution to the 'road of misery' that ends in Calais
- January 17, 2018

Under the terms of the 2003 Touquet accords, British border officials are stationed in northern France. Gearing up for his talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, Macron called for "specific responses" from Britain on the thorny issue of unaccompanied minors stranded in France - some of whom have relatives in Britain. (more...)
HLN's Ashleigh Banfield DRAGS Aziz Ansari's Sexual Misconduct Accuser! WATCH! HLN's Ashleigh Banfield DRAGS Aziz Ansari's Sexual Misconduct Accuser! WATCH!
- January 17, 2018

Ansari has responded to the allegations by saying he believed the encounter was " completely consensual " and "everything did seem okay" - barely acknowledging the fact that he behaved in a way that made a young woman cry in the taxi on her way home from his apartment. (more...)
Ford reveals all-new 2019 Ford Ranger at Detroit auto show Ford reveals all-new 2019 Ford Ranger at Detroit auto show
- January 15, 2018

Two and four-wheel drive versions of the returning Ranger will be available-a truck that, by the way, has been continuously sold outside of the USA since 1998-all with Ford's new ten-speed automatic transmission developed with Chevy . Meanwhile pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection and adaptive cruise control remain Lariat-only standards, ensuring all eight optional colors and available Sport or Chrome Appearance packages stay in mint condition. (more...)
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Switch sales top 500000 Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Switch sales top 500000
- January 14, 2018

Like Goku Black , Hit is also given his own trailer. After fans and even Bandai Namco jumped on the idea, Sabat issued a more formal challenge to get the attention of anime streaming site Funimation, which decided to make the "Super Saiyan Showdown" official. (more...)
Nintendo Direct Mini Unveils Some Major Titles for 2018
- January 12, 2018

Pokken Tournament will receive the Deluxe Battle Pack DLC. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for the Nintendo Switch release date is May 4. This ultimate version of Hyrule Warriors will feature all 29 combined characters and maps from the Wii U and 3DS versions, as well as all the premium DLC complete in one package. (more...)
Facebook plans major changes to news feed Facebook plans major changes to news feed
- January 12, 2018

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday the company is overhauling the news feed to prioritize posts from family and friends, as opposed to ones from brands and publishers. Zuckerberg repeated that sentiment in his post Thursday. He teased the upcoming change by saying one of the goals is "making sure that time spent on Facebook is time well spent". (more...)
Honda Insight Prototype is ready for its Detroit debut Honda Insight Prototype is ready for its Detroit debut
- January 12, 2018

The front will adopt Honda's aggressive new styling theme, with a metallic strip running the full width, tying in with Honda's other US-market models. The parts coming from outside the USA likely include the hybrid powertrain, which is similar to that used in the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid , which went on sale in December. (more...)
Secret Zuma Satellite Rumored to Be Lost Secret Zuma Satellite Rumored to Be Lost
- January 11, 2018

A view of the launch of launch the classified intelligence satellite, code-named Zuma , in Cape Canaveral, Florida. "There's a long tradition of not commenting on problems with classified missions, unless it blows up in such a way that everyone can see it", John Logsdon, founder and former director of the Space Policy Institute at George Washington University, told Bloomberg News. (more...)
Japanese astronaut apologises for 'fake news' of height increase Japanese astronaut apologises for 'fake news' of height increase
- January 11, 2018

The news of a Japanese astronaut who shot up nine centimetres in height after just a month in spaceflight turned out to be too out-of-this-world to be true. He joked: "This makes me a little anxious that I might not be able to fit in the Soyuz seats for our return". Upon returning to earth and its gravitational pull, astronauts return to their usual height. (more...)
Overwatch League-Twitch Deal Worth At Least $90M Overwatch League-Twitch Deal Worth At Least $90M
- January 10, 2018

You can also view results and league standing changes as they happen. At this point it's also unclear what other plans Blizzard has up their sleeves with regards to earning tokens to purchase more skins and whether they'll do giveaways for watching matches of Overwatch League , which many suspect. (more...)
Vivo is the first Smartphone Manufacturer to use Under-Display Fingerprint Scanner
- January 10, 2018

As we all know the iPhone X got a Face ID feature and ditched the Fingerprint Sensor (TouchID) altogether. This year, the smartphone company is ready to launch its final product Consumer Electronic Show ( CES ) in Las Vegas. The taller display has also resulted in the end of the physical home button on the front of the device, where the fingerprint scanner was typically placed. (more...)