Boy finds 1.2 million-year-old fossil while playing outside

Houde went to check out the find for himself, and was pleasantly surprised. The young boy came to a stop when he tripped in the Las Cruces wilderness in New Mexico last November, only to find out that he fell on a rare stegomastodon skull . More..

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: Late Might Actually Be A Blessing
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: Late Might Actually Be A Blessing

That's right, Samsung is so excited about its next-generation flagship phone that it confirmed the handset's release timing even before announcing the phone. On the basis of this information, it is safe to as...More..

'Kingdom Hearts III' Director Says To Expect Fewer Disney Worlds; New Playable
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

'Kingdom Hearts III' Director Says To Expect Fewer Disney Worlds; New Playable

Besides talking about the console future of the game, Nomura also hinted that we could be getting another playable character in the new Kingdom Hearts 3 game. "Nowadays games can add content on after the fact...More..

Pau Gasol, Spurs Reportedly Finalizing New Contract Agreement
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Pau Gasol, Spurs Reportedly Finalizing New Contract Agreement

Manu Ginobili got a strong send-off from San Antonio fans when he exited the Spurs' final playoff game against Golden State in May, a just-in-case farewell anticipating the veteran super-sub's possible ret...More..

UK's New Note Features Jane Austen, But Quote Used Has Many Amused
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

UK's New Note Features Jane Austen, But Quote Used Has Many Amused

Austen will also be the only woman - apart from the Queen - to be featured on an English bank note. The coin will initially only be available in tills at key locations in the Winchester and Basingstoke areas ...More..

Google introduces Hire, a new recruiting app that integrates with G Suite
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Google introduces Hire, a new recruiting app that integrates with G Suite

With the app, businesses can manage job postings, identify talent, screen and interview candidates and collect interview feedback. Schedule interviews in Hire with visibility into an interviewer's schedul...More..

Smartphone Xiaomi Mi 5X will present a week?
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Smartphone Xiaomi Mi 5X will present a week?

The Mi Max 2 sports a large 6.44-inch display , just like its predecessor. The device comes in a metal unibody frame and sports a rear finger print sensor. Another interesting news about the Xiaomi Mi 7 is...More..

Essential Phone Launch in U.S. is Imminent
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Essential Phone Launch in U.S. is Imminent

While companies in the consumer electronics space regularly see some turnover, the departures come at a high-profile time for Essential. Unveiled back in May, the modestly-named Essential Phone packs a 5.7i...More..

Ashley Madison to pay huge sum in compensation to data hack victims
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Ashley Madison to pay huge sum in compensation to data hack victims

The website suggests that Ashley Madison has more than 52 million members. Class members are set to receive up to $3500 based on their documented losses , once a federal judge approves the settlement. Ashley M...More..

New IBM mainframe encrypts everything
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

New IBM mainframe encrypts everything

While IBM plays an important role in online commerce (its transaction engine handles 87 percent of credit card payments), many companies would likely have to upgrade before you'd see the benefit. The mainframe'...More..

Classic MMO RuneScape is coming to mobile
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Classic MMO RuneScape is coming to mobile

Old School Runescape is set to debut on mobile first, this winter, with Runescape to follow. The same applies for the updated version, though we're not sure exactly when that will make an appearance. RuneS...More..

Surgeon removes 27 missing contact lenses from woman's eye
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Surgeon removes 27 missing contact lenses from woman's eye

The team of surgeons were understandably startled by the discovery, seeing as the woman had been checked in for a different eye-related appointment. The Solihull Hospital surgical team made a decision to po...More..

NASA Unveils New Maps of Pluto, Moon Charon for Flyby Anniversary
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

NASA Unveils New Maps of Pluto, Moon Charon for Flyby Anniversary

To celebrate the two-year anniversary of the $896m mission that saw a USA spacecraft fly within 12,550 kilometres of dwarf planet, NASA and the New Horizons team have used images and data sent back to Earth t...More..

by | Monday, July 17, 2017

"Time to get to work": Brexit negotiators start first round

Speaking to reporters Monday at the European Commission's Berlaymont headquarters, British Foreign Secretary David Davis said at the start of a four-day session on the divorce proceedings that "it is incred...More..

Gunmen kill 2 Israeli policemen at Jerusalem shrine
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Gunmen kill 2 Israeli policemen at Jerusalem shrine

The decision to reopen the Temple Mount for prayer services followed moves to place metal detectors next to each gate to monitor and prevent the smuggling of firearms into the compound and install surveillance ...More..

President Rouhani Expresses Sorrow over Demise of Iranian Mathematician
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

President Rouhani Expresses Sorrow over Demise of Iranian Mathematician

After a long battle with cancer, Professor Mirzakhani succumbed to cancer at the age of 40 at a hospital in the USA on Saturday. She was survived by her husband Jan Vondrák, a Czech theoretical computer scien...More..

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captures sunspot rotating towards Earth
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captures sunspot rotating towards Earth

The video, which was recorded by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory , is a sped-up timelapse of the sun from July 5th through July 11th. Sunspots can be described as patches on Sun's surface that are somewh...More..

Jaguar E-Pace Does A Record Breaking Barrel Roll At Its Launch
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Jaguar E-Pace Does A Record Breaking Barrel Roll At Its Launch

Jaguar Land Rover has a long and proud history of building SUVs, but the core Jaguar brand has typically shied away from the category. Smaller than the F-PACE, which was voted 2017 World Car of the Year, the...More..

AMD prices Threadripper parts, outs Ryzen 3 specs
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

AMD prices Threadripper parts, outs Ryzen 3 specs

Base clock on the Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-core product is 3.4 GHz with precision boost to 4.0 GHz. The Threadripper processors are comprised of two Zeppelin dies and based on AMD's Zen architecture,...More..

Verizon Downplays Impact Of Customer Data Exposure
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Verizon Downplays Impact Of Customer Data Exposure

A Verizon spokesperson told ZDNet that the company had provided the vendor with "certain data to perform this work and authorized the vendor to set up AWS storage as part of this project". Verizon also sai...More..

Uber, Russian tech firm Yandex to join forces in Eastern Europe
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Uber, Russian tech firm Yandex to join forces in Eastern Europe

The deal between Uber and Yandex covers Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus and Georgia and is expected to be closed in the fourth quarter of this year. The combined company will be controlled b...More..

Apple iPhone 8 release date might bring this brand NEW colour
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 release date might bring this brand NEW colour

About a year later, nobody is saying the iPhone 8 will represent a mild update over the 2016 models. They apparently feel " a sense of panic ". At this point, it's been widely reported that Apple ( NA...More..

Behold the Furious Cyclone of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Behold the Furious Cyclone of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The 10,000 mile-wide storm that has been raging for hundreds of years got its closeup when the Juno spacecraft flew just 5,600 miles above it on July 10. "Jupiter's mysterious Great Red Spot is probably the...More..

Liu Xiaobo : China's Nobel laureate suffers organ failure
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Liu Xiaobo : China's Nobel laureate suffers organ failure

Mr Liu has an abdominal infection, organ dysfunction and he went into septic shock, the hospital said in a statement on its website. The German government is urging China to allow imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize...More..

Microsoft's Seeing AI app helps describe the world to the visually impaired
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Microsoft's Seeing AI app helps describe the world to the visually impaired

The app not only recognizes a person based on his or her face, but can also relay mood based on facial expressions, estimate a person's proximity to the user, and describe physical characteristics. This is the ...More..

Google Play Store Movies And TV Shows Get HDR Support
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Google Play Store Movies And TV Shows Get HDR Support

While all the pieces have to line up for HDR content to play - you need the right TV, the right Chromecast, the right movie and to live in the right country - this is just the beginning of more vivid, lifel...More..

China to Cut Army in Half to Under One Million Troops
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

China to Cut Army in Half to Under One Million Troops

The stated aim of the base is to buttress China's peacekeeping efforts on the continent, as well as providing ongoing support to ships under threat from pirates in the region. In any case, China's military ad...More..

Microsoft president outlines vision for rural broadband expansion
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Microsoft president outlines vision for rural broadband expansion

Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, said the company won't make money on the operations, but could benefit from serving rural users with its services, many of which run ads or require p...More..

Call for equality on Wimbledon's show courts
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Call for equality on Wimbledon's show courts

Querrey admits he is looking forward to being the underdog, claiming he wouldn't be able to cope with the weight of national expectation Murray routinely shoulders this fortnight. "I did really well in the fi...More..

Novak Djokovic wife hints at unhappiness over rescheduling of Wimbledon match
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Novak Djokovic wife hints at unhappiness over rescheduling of Wimbledon match

Wrapping up the women's quarter-finals, big-hitting Coco Vandeweghe from the United States will hope her new coach Pat Cash, a former Wimbledon champion , will give her the edge as she takes on Slovakia's Ma...More..

WhatsApp set to integrate Payments Feature
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

WhatsApp set to integrate Payments Feature

UPI allows users to transact with multiple banks using a single mobile application. An Uber spokesperson told the publication that the company will provide an option to use existing UPI IDs to pay for Uber...More..

Google Doodle: Eva Ekeblad, Swedish Scientist For Her Work With Potatoes
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Google Doodle: Eva Ekeblad, Swedish Scientist For Her Work With Potatoes

She is best-remembered for discovering that alcohol and flour can be produced from potatoes . When she was 16 years old, Ekeblad was married off to Count Claes Claesson Ekeblad. The innovation reduced th...More..

Will Folks: Juno Explores Jupiter's Great Red Spot
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Will Folks: Juno Explores Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The spacecraft will fly about 5,600 miles above the center of the gas giant's cloud tops, getting as close to its center at 2,200 miles. Juno's camera is expected to capture detailed images of the spot, and t...More..

United Nations adopts draft treaty on nuclear weapons ban
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

United Nations adopts draft treaty on nuclear weapons ban

In the news conference, Terumi Tanaka, who is 85 and a leading member of the confederation, noted that Japan and the nuclear powers , including the United States, did not participate in the negotiations for th...More..

Celtics Trading Avery Bradley To Pistons For Marcus Morris
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Celtics Trading Avery Bradley To Pistons For Marcus Morris

The deal was bigger than two teams swapping players. The return isn't all that exciting, but the larger implications for the Celtics still are. He would have allowed the team to retain plenty of salary cap...More..

Why Life on Mars May Be Impossible
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Why Life on Mars May Be Impossible

Given that the surface of the planet falls ultraviolet radiation, the content of perchlorates may cause no alien life forms. The fact that Mars is so unfriendly to at least this one type of life is very goo...More..

The Palestinians hailed the vote as a diplomatic victory
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

The Palestinians hailed the vote as a diplomatic victory

Today's (Friday) decision by UNESCO to recognize the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron as a Palestinian World Heritage Site has sparked outrage throughout Israel's political system. Israel will not surrender to...More..

Egypt soldiers killed in attack on Sinai checkpoint
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Egypt soldiers killed in attack on Sinai checkpoint

Egypts North Sinai has witnessed many terrorists attacks since the January 2011 revolution that toppled the ex- president Hosni Mubarak. The attack started when a suicide auto bomber rammed his vehicle into t...More..

Kittel wins Tour de France stage seven, Froome retains lead
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Kittel wins Tour de France stage seven, Froome retains lead

There is a gradual crescendo to the climbing in this Tour; after Wednesday's mountain top finish, on Saturday the screw turns up another notch with third- and second-category ascents before the first-category c...More..

'Splatoon 2' Splatfest Demo Announced For July 15
by | Friday, July 07, 2017

'Splatoon 2' Splatfest Demo Announced For July 15

Like the original Splatoon , the company announced it is planning to support the game with free content, such as new stages, weapons, and other gear, for a full year following its release. The broadcast was no...More..

Ready for Prime Day? Amazon Prime membership is £59 until midnight tonight
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Ready for Prime Day? Amazon Prime membership is £59 until midnight tonight

The list will feature deals on TVs, toys, clothes, shoes, video games and many more categories. The relationship between Amazon and its Prime members is beneficial for both parties. Amazon also sold 90,000 ...More..

IPhone 8 will replace Touch ID with 3D facial detection, ProMotion possible
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

IPhone 8 will replace Touch ID with 3D facial detection, ProMotion possible

There, it's suggested that Apple is testing a new 3D sensor for the iPhone that'll be augmented with eye-scanning technology. Kuo also expects the iPhone 8 to offer facial recognition through 3D sensing, ...More..

Haven't linked PAN with Aadhaar? Relax! You still've time
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Haven't linked PAN with Aadhaar? Relax! You still've time

After July 1, the linking will become a mandatory and the government may declare a date after which the PAN not linked to Aadhaar will become invalid. There had been loads of queries and doubts raised on the ...More..

In Lucknow, 'gangrape victim' alleges acid attack
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

In Lucknow, 'gangrape victim' alleges acid attack

He also said the law is meant to protect but if someone misuses it, action would be taken against them. "Investigation has started", Mr. Prasad said. The latest attack on her ignited widespread condemnation, ...More..

Andromeda Will Not Get Single-Player DLC
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Andromeda Will Not Get Single-Player DLC

BioWare is not working on Mass Effect: Andromeda story DLC and has shelved plans for a sequel , Kotaku sources say. Some were good, like Lair of the Shadow Broker , and some were not so good, like Mass E...More..

NASA attempts rocket launch on Wallops Island
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

NASA attempts rocket launch on Wallops Island

EDT, says the USA space agency, adding that the backup launch day is June 30. The rocket launched from Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's eastern shore at 4:25 a.m. NASA's artificial clouds lit up the ski...More..

Sony to start pressing vinyl records again after nearly 30 years
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Sony to start pressing vinyl records again after nearly 30 years

Though used records account for 70% of vinyl sales at Lawson HMV Entertainment, the Lawson unit is apparently seeing stronger demand for new releases from popular artists as well. Years of double-digit growth...More..

Instagram's New AI Filter Automatically Blocks Offensive Comments
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Instagram's New AI Filter Automatically Blocks Offensive Comments

Though the filters are rolling out today, you should expect a few hiccups as Instagram's machine learning tools improve. The updates have been added as part of Instagram's commitment to foster kind, inc...More..

Vote Delayed as Republicans Struggle to Marshal Support for Health Care Bill
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Vote Delayed as Republicans Struggle to Marshal Support for Health Care Bill

Heller himself raised the issue with Trump, a source said. Republican leaders in the United States Senate have postponed any vote on the measure until after the Independence Day recess. "This is a hard, d...More..

CBO Report: Senate Healthcare Bill Drops Number of Insured by 22 Million
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

CBO Report: Senate Healthcare Bill Drops Number of Insured by 22 Million

In fact, we know the CBO's previous estimates of Obamacare enrollment have been badly wrong. The CBO estimated that 49 million people would be uninsured by 2026 under the Senate Republicans' health-care...More..