Sci-tech

Project Loon LTE balloons restore some communications in Puerto Rico

Alphabet said this was "the first time we have used our new machine learning powered algorithms to keep balloons clustered over Puerto Rico, so we're still le...


How to get the most out of this weekend's Orionid meteor shower

Did you see Halley's Comet when it sailed past Earth in 1985 to 86? Of all the annual showers that decorate our night skies, the Orionids have the distincti...


Surface Book 2 flies higher with eighth-gen Core and Pascal

The refresh should also be significantly more powerful than its predecessors , with available 8th-generation quad-core processors that Microsoft claims make ...


Tesla fires hundreds of workers

Like all companies, Tesla conducts an annual performance review during which a manager and employee discuss the results that were achieved, as well as how those...


Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Add Bluetooth Battery Level Reporting

The launcher we're seeing here was made for the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL . In order to test the Google Pixel 2 Launcher, Google Camera app,...


Microsoft Edge browser preview makes its way to Android

The Dutch DPA investigated Windows 10 Home and Pro and found that Microsoft still doesn't properly inform users about the type of data it collects, nor for ...


AAA study: New tech in cars distracts drivers

Researchers at the University of Utah commissioned by the AAA foundation for traffic safety examined the time it took drivers to complete a task using the infot...


Google just revealed a $49 answer to Amazon's Echo Dot

The Home Max by Google is definitely made to compete with the likes of Apple's HomePod , hence it will have a bunch of similar features as well, just like this...


Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Considering Expanding Its Messenger Lite To More Countries

It originally launched in five countries, Kenya, Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Venezuela, in October 2016. The app is ideal for those who use basic Androi...


Facebook's Messenger Lite Android App Launched In Four Markets

Originally, Messenger Lite rolled out to 5 countries when it launched in 2016. However, Facebook has no plans as of now to introduce the app for iOS devic...


Someone Extracted the Star Fox 2 ROM From the SNES Classic

Eventually, everyone who wants a SNES Classic will get one. How unbelievable is the Super Nintendo - with games like Super Mario World , Mario Kart, ...


California, Wisconsin deny election systems targeted by Russian hackers

In 2016, Russian government cyber actors unsuccessfully targeted Wisconsin's voter registration system. Wisconsin election officials on Wednesday released a...


Google Pulls YouTube from Amazon Echo

Here's what Amazon has been cooking up in recent months, and at least some of these products are likely to make an appearance at today's launch, according to ...


How To Improve Bad iOS 11 Battery Life On Your Device

Another way to install the update on your device is through iTunes on your Macbook. However, it's nowhere to be seen and there's no mention of Messages in iCl...


Fiat Chrysler recalling almost 500000 Ram pickup trucks for fire risk

Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost 500,000 pickup trucks over a possible fire risk. Sort of ironic that a water pump can cause a fire, isn't it? The trucks, ...


Gmail rolls out a new feature to save users' time

It really sounds weird, but Google's native Gmail app didn't have options to open phone numbers addresses via tapping on them. Google says that the updat...


Myanmar's Rohingyas: victims of a democracy still under military sway

But in a closely watched speech, Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize victor who led the opposition to Myanmar's former military rulers, defended the army that once k...


Google's UPI-based Tez payments app rolls out in India

Users just have to link their bank account to Tez and it's done. For security , the app uses the " Tez Shield" which Google says "works 24/7 to help d...


Jesse Lingard: 'Facing Everton will not faze Romelu Lukaku'

The nadir of Man United's 2016/17 campaign was characterised by a collective neurosis going forward - especially at home - as Mourinho's men only managed 54 ...


Yu Yureka 2 launched at Rs 11999, will be Flipkart exclusive

It is packed with 3930 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0. The handset also ships with a rear-mounted fingerprint reader which is slotted below the camera module...