Stories about Sci-tech

Aug 23 2016

Motorola takes jab at Samsung over always-on display

Yu said Taiwanese consumers, who gained access to 4G smart phones two years ago when 4G wireless telecommunication services were launched in the country, are about to e...

Aug 21 2016

Apple's Q2 2016 smartphones sales decline while competitors continue to grow

Sales of Apple's iPhone SE and iPhone 6s stood at 9.2% and 9.1% of all smartphone sales in the period, pushing up Apple's share in the United Kingdom market to 37.2%, up ...

Aug 21 2016

Exciting news for the London Tube

The start of 24-hour weekend service will help London catch up to other cities that already operate overnight, including NY and Berlin. But opposition from workers' u...

Aug 21 2016

Asda has worst quarterly sales drop blaming food deflation

What demand there is has been shifting online away from traditional retailers such as Macy's, Kohl's Corp. and Nordstrom Inc., which all reported lower quarterly sales la...

Aug 21 2016

Marquez copied Lorenzo's style to improve Brno race pace

Reigning world champion Jorge Lorenzo on a Yamaha, last year's victor at Brno, was the first to break the circuit record on Saturday, only to come second in the end, tr...

Aug 20 2016

New 'Events' channel is copying Snapchat once again

A new " event channel " in the app's Explore section features clips from sports games, concerts, and theater performances, and more-"so you can feel like you're in the fr...

Aug 19 2016

Twitter to let all users filter tweets for higher 'quality'

Further, Twitter is giving everyone a "quality filter", now the best defense against harassment available to Twitter's verified users. For years, Twitter's "quality f...

Aug 19 2016

Sindhu slays Wang Yihan to reach Olympic semifinals

Sindhu had a good lead in the second game but Wang Yihan recovered very well. When she had completed intermediate in the junior college section, other institutions of...

Aug 17 2016

China sends the world's first quantum satellite into orbit

Named for ancient Chinese philosopher and scientist Micius , China's quantum communications satellite weighs 631 kilograms (1,391 pounds). It will be used in experim...

Aug 16 2016

Apple iPhone 7 Pictured in Black Ahead of September Launch

The company was recently granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office that hints at its potential plans for waterproof or water-resistant gadgets. In 2014 it ...

Aug 14 2016

No Man's Sky Story Guide - Complete Guide to the Secret Third Path/Ending

Once you've hit a planet with life forms you can reasonably describe as "giant" you need to keep searching along roughly the same co-ordinate lines until you find the pla...

Aug 13 2016

Things You Need To Know About Tonight's Epic Perseid Meteor Shower

They're called Perseids since they seem to be emanating from the constellation Perseus. For those interested in viewing the Perseid event, astronomers advise going outs...

Aug 13 2016

Snapchat removes filter amid claims of racial insensitivity

And it's not the first time the social media smartphone application has been criticized for racist filters. In response to the complaints, Snapchat issued the fol...

Aug 12 2016

Apple iPhone 7 specs, features

Even though most of the information out there is purely rumor , some credible resources claim that the new iPhone 7 will come equipped with an additional camera to make ...

Aug 12 2016

Australian Treasurer blocks sale of electricity network to foreign bidders

State Grid, which already has extensive stakes in South Australian and Victorian power assets, as well as gas pipelines across Australia, was also a bidder for NSW-owned ...

Aug 11 2016

Suspected arsonist accidentally lights himself on fire

A would-be arsonist in Kentucky who was attempting to torch a barber shop managed to burn himself in a much more fiery manner at the weekend. In the process, he accidentl...

Aug 06 2016

North Korea fires another missile towards Japan

The possible location of the THAAD battery in South Korea . North country shows its medium-range missiles during a parade previous year. It is clear that regionall...

Aug 04 2016

Microsoft Releases Xbox One S with UHD Blu-ray Support

The results here confirm one thing; Xbox One S is indeed faster than the original Xbox One . There isn't one distinct reason to buy one today, but if you don't a...

Aug 04 2016

Microsoft starts shipping Xbox One S 2TB pre-orders

The Xbox One S is already out in choice retailers. Xbox One S offers 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray playback on the market - which means you can watch your favorite movies in s...

Jul 30 2016

Weird glowing purple orb surprises marine researchers

However, although this hypothesis may be plausible, the purple color of the mysterious creature raises some questions. Everything from "maybe it's an egg sac" to "we need...