Dinosaur tail found in amber at market in Myanmar

The amber , named Eva, is believed to be the first mummified skeleton of a non-avian dinosaur ever discovered, said China University of Geosciences professor Xing Lida, who found the specimen and who gave a lecture at the museum yesterday. More..

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What happens when Microsoft, Qualcomm, and Intel team up?
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

What happens when Microsoft, Qualcomm, and Intel team up?

With Project Evo , Microsoft and Intel will deliver all-new ways for devices to light up with the latest in advanced security, artificial intelligence and Cortana, mixed reality , and gaming. However, at th...More..

Officer-Involved Shooting at Hug High School
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Officer-Involved Shooting at Hug High School

Other videos also were posted in social media, including on Twitter. One student, Madison Davidson, 14, said she heard people yelling but did not know what to think. A school resource officer for the Washoe ...More..

Amazon Go Offers Checkout-Free Shopping
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Amazon Go Offers Checkout-Free Shopping

When the customer leaves the store, any goods that they take with them are charged to their Amazon account and a receipt is automatically generated and emailed to them. The Seattle-based company calls it, "Ju...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 loss of its sea ice habitat means fewer hunting opportunities and increased scarcity of food. "It's a bit more curious about what is happening in Antarctica, so more research on that is needed". Meanwhile...More..

NASA spunks $127m on SSL-powered robot to refuel satellites in space
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

NASA spunks $127m on SSL-powered robot to refuel satellites in space

The satellite servicing projects division at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center manages the project for the space agency's space technology mission directorate. Space Systems/Loral is expected to build the sp...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Apple's iPhone 6S battery woes due to overexposure to air during assembly

The issues talked about here are said to be the reason for frequent shutdowns to the device in the end which led to faster battery draining issues too. "We looked for any other factors that could cause an iPhon...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

If you want to think about Google's influence in a slightly different way, the contracts and power purchase agreements that Google has negotiated will account for about $3.5 billion in capital investment by ...More..

David Bowie says Aldrin almost ready to go home
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

David Bowie says Aldrin almost ready to go home

Aldrin, who had been part of the Apollo 11 team and the second man to ever walk on the moon, has been posting lighthearted updates daily. "After some examination, they noticed congestion in my lungs and that my...More..

The Last of Us 2 Releases Trailer at PlayStation Experience
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

The Last of Us 2 Releases Trailer at PlayStation Experience

The events in this game tell Ellie and Joel's story, and pick up a few years after the last game leaves off. Ellie is now 19and she appears noticeably older and tougher, and ready to kill in this snippe...More..

Match Reports: Sunderland 2-1 Leicester City
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Match Reports: Sunderland 2-1 Leicester City

Sunderland , who leapt from the bottom of the table into 18th position on 11 points from 14 games, dominated throughout and only some desperate defending by Leicester prevented the Black Cats from taking the le...More..

Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

The letter also reportedly asked for a presidential pardon. A Justice Department official confirms that it received a pardon petition from Bergdahl. There was no immediate comment from DOJ. But as 'a group of...More..

Why did Twitter buy little-known start up Yes, Inc.?
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Why did Twitter buy little-known start up Yes, Inc.?

In addition, Keith Coleman's experience and proven record will make him a valuable asset as VP of Product, a position that Twitter has repeatedly found hard to fill in in the face of new competition and mountin...More..

Magnus Carlsen defeats Russian to retain chess title in nail-biting speed final
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Magnus Carlsen defeats Russian to retain chess title in nail-biting speed final

Karjakin even won one match despite playing on the black pieces, a situation generally regarded as disadvantageous. This forced the ultimate tiebreak series of four rapid matches in which each player was...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Monday's sales expected to hit $3.36B

As of Monday morning, some $540 million had already been spent online, according to Adobe , whose software runs under many retailers' websites. Naming Target as the best Cyber Monday for 2016 is nearly e...More..

Trump Officially Wins Michigan As Possible Recount Looms
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Trump Officially Wins Michigan As Possible Recount Looms

On Monday , Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe laughed off Trump's claim saying that the president-elect should "put proof behind" the allegation and that there was not a single instance of voter fraud in the s...More..

Locky ransomware uses decoy image files to ambush Facebook, LinkedIn accounts
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Locky ransomware uses decoy image files to ambush Facebook, LinkedIn accounts

In one case, a Chrome user was prompted to install the "One" extension in Google Chrome, with the warning that it could "read and change all your data on the websites you visit". So be extra vigilant and be war...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Jose Mourinho: Man United boss explains team selection against Arsenal

United remain sixth in the league table, five points behind fourth-placed Arsenal who are two points behind leaders Liverpool. "They had no chances to win", Mourinho was quoted as saying to AFP. We lacked...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Moments, winners at 2016 American Music Awards

Bieber, who is now touring Europe with his sold-out Purpose World Tour, didn't have accept any awards as his noms were not shown during ABC's broadcast. Featured performers on Sunday include Britain's Stin...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Embattled Volkswagen tries to change gear and triple profits

VW said the new strategy should help triple the brand's global operating profit margin from two percent in 2015 to six percent by 2025, a goal Bratzel said was realistic "considering other carmakers are already...More..

Facebook Creates Censorship Tool To Try To Re-Enter China
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Facebook Creates Censorship Tool To Try To Re-Enter China

Sources (or anonymous Facebook employees) aware of the development mention that the company has been working on this software to specifically open access to its social network in China , where it is now bloc...More..

Microsoft Exploring Edge Browser Demand on iPhones and Android Phones
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Microsoft Exploring Edge Browser Demand on iPhones and Android Phones

This step-up version eliminates in-app ads, lets players earn bonus coins (for ranking up) in Daily Challenges, and gives players an extra advantage in Pyramid and Tripeaks. And since it was released during a t...More..

Look up in the sky - it's the Supermoon
by | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Look up in the sky - it's the Supermoon

Occurring about once every 14 months, this years moon was the closest it has been since January of 1948 and won't be this close again until November of 2034. The distance of Vijayawada from the Moon was a m...More..

by | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Trump softens stance on Paris climate pact

Several EU leaders are already expressing their concern regarding Trump's position on the issue, with several governments threatening to impose carbon taxes on goods imported from the USA if the president decid...More..

HTC Bolt International Variant Goes Official as the HTC 10 evo
by | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

HTC Bolt International Variant Goes Official as the HTC 10 evo

The HTC 10 Evo sports a 5.5 inch Super LCD 3 display that's equipped with quad HD resolution and has a pixel density of 534 ppi. There's also a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor and 3GB of RAM under the hood, a...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Global smartphone sales up 5.4% in Q3 led by Chinese vendors

Third-quarter smartphone sales showed strength by Chinese vendors but declines of 6% for Apple iPhones and 14% for Samsung smartphones over previous year. Notable was Samsung's bad performance, thanks in part...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Multinational crew blasts off for space station

The crew includes 56-year-old veteran United States astronaut Peggy Whitson, 45-year-old Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and 38-year-old French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. Whitson, who will celebrate her 57th bi...More..

Amazon is now selling cars -- but only in Italy (for now)
by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Amazon is now selling cars -- but only in Italy (for now)

Customers in the country will be able to log on to the Amazon website, take their pick from these three models and click on purchase. There aren't many things for sale that Amazon doesn't already sell, but ...More..

Fallout 4 Mods Will Debut On PlayStation 4 This Week
by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Fallout 4 Mods Will Debut On PlayStation 4 This Week

After Bethesda pulled all stops to convince Sony to allow " Fallout 4 " Mods on the platform, fans are hyped and can't wait to try the next modding experience. If you are playing Fallout 4 on the Xbox One o...More..

Leeds United vs Newcastle United predicted XI
by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Leeds United vs Newcastle United predicted XI

And Gayle showed a clinical touch when he put Newcastle ahead in just the 23rd minute. Leeds United and Newcastle United fans joined together in a touching tribute to the late Gary Speed during their Champion...More..

by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Google Takes Action Against Pixel Resellers

These folks then resold their devices to a phone dealer in New Hampshire - a state with no sales tax - who pledged to split the profits. Around 200 people bought Pixel and Pixel XL phones via Project Fi wit...More..

Obama blocks new oil, gas drilling in Arctic Ocean
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Obama blocks new oil, gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

On Nov. 18, the Obama administration blocked new exploration for oil and gas in Arctic waters, in a win for environmental groups that had fought development of the ecologically fragile region. The proposed expa...More..

by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Facebook sets US$6bn buyback; accounting chief to leave

Facebook's shares were up 1.1 percent at $118.24 in after-hours trading. Forget the 2016 Election: 10 stocks we like better than Facebook Donald Trump was just elected president, and volatility is up. In a...More..

Meet the Chip That Will Power 2017's Hottest Phones
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Meet the Chip That Will Power 2017's Hottest Phones

The company says its improvements allow users to potentially reap about five hours of battery life from five minutes of charging and will become available with the company's Snapdragon 835 processor, which is...More..

Mozilla's Firefox Focus wants to alleviate your mobile privacy concerns
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Mozilla's Firefox Focus wants to alleviate your mobile privacy concerns

That tool, however, is only available to people who proactively select Firefox's "private browsing" mode to navigate the Web. If a site won't load because it's dependent on tracking, Firefox Focus will give...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

China to Trump: We didn't make up climate change

Bush in the 1980s, Bloomberg reports . Trump tweeted in 2012 that climate change was "created by and for the Chinese" to harm USA competitiveness. During the first of his presidential debates with contende...More..

Tinder finally adds options for trans and gender non-conforming people
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Tinder finally adds options for trans and gender non-conforming people

From here, users can type a word that describes their gender identity or pick a search result which best reflects their identity. "There's a transgender community on Tinder, and we haven't done enough to give t...More..

Pence sees smooth transition to Holcomb
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Pence sees smooth transition to Holcomb

He took over from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent months running transition operations before his demotion last week. Asked if there is anybody better, Giuliani said: "Maybe me; I don't know". Bol...More..

Tinder Just Added a Huge Update
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Tinder Just Added a Huge Update

The CEO says the company retrained its moderators and algorithms to better detect this type of harassment and that the company will now have a "far more aggressive" policy for banning users that violate its har...More..

Mezouar Asserts Trump Is No Threat To COP22
by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Mezouar Asserts Trump Is No Threat To COP22

She said: I dare to believe that such things are campaign promises to please a certain electorate which has not understood that global warming is a reality. But the host of the current round of climate negoti...More..