Stories about Sci-tech

Dec 12 2017

NASA to make announcement on new discovery from planet-hunting mission

But it will nearly certainly relate to exoplanets - Earth-sized worlds that orbit around their own stars, and are our best hope of finding alien life. Three planets pas...

Dec 10 2017

Sensex Jumps 242 Points to 33191, Nifty at 10243

Bank stocks, in fact, fell on Wednesday after the RBI chose to keep the repo rate unchanged in its monetary policy review. Dalal Street saw investors hunting for bargai...

Dec 09 2017

Apple is buying audio recognition app Shazam

But in the world of apps, high numbers do not always translate into profits: In September 2017, Shazam reported made £40.3 million ($54 million) in revenues in its 2016...

Dec 09 2017

Modi tears into Aiyar again while Rahul attempts damage control

Mani Shankar Aiyar's " neech " remark has truly left the Congress cornered as it seems to have given the BJP's attacks a clear direction a day before first phase of voti...

Dec 07 2017

Sheriff: 2 students shot at Pierce County high school

The agency announced the incident on Twitter shortly before 3 p.m., saying one student was found in a parking lot by the football field and another was found in a locker ...

Dec 06 2017

Honor View 10 (V10) and 7x launched in US, Europe and India

It's the first time the View branding has been used outside of Asia. While the 7X suits the needs of many in the mid-range, the View 10 is aimed more at the premium c...

Dec 06 2017

NASA Turns on Voyager 1 Thrusters after 37 Years

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory compared the feat to successfully starting up a vehicle that had been sitting idle in the garage for 37 years. These "attitude control th...

Dec 05 2017

Google is now cracking down apps that track data without permission

They must also ask a user's permission before they collect and transmit personal data that's unrelated to the functionality of the program, and clearly and prominently ex...

Dec 03 2017

Super "Frost" moon this weekend

Supermoons occur when a full moon reaches an orbit where it is the closest to the earth, making the moon appear up to 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than usual...

Dec 02 2017

Micromax Bharat 5 with 4G VoLTE, 5000mAh battery launched at Rs. 5555

Overall the Micromax Bharat 5 is a good budget smartphone but sadly it pales in comparison with Xiaomi Redmi 5A which with its Rs. 4999 price tag and premium build ...

Nov 30 2017

Microsoft plans to rebuild its headquarters

Microsoft didn't put an exact price tag on the project, but said it would create 2,500 construction jobs and take five to seven years to complete. Today Microsoft has 1...

Nov 30 2017

Somnath temple visit: Rahul Gandhi listed as non-Hindu visitor

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday kicked off a two-day campaign tour in Gujarat with a visit to the Somnath temple . The votes of 182 constituencies will be counted on 18th Dec...

Nov 30 2017

Telecom regulator backs net neutrality

These recommendations make Net Neutrality - the principle that says that all bits on the internet should be treated equally - rules in India far more ironclad than in t...

Nov 29 2017

IPhone X FaceID hacked using 3D printed face, again

That's because the company has performed another Face ID hack, this time beating Apple's facial recognition feature in a much shorter timeframe than the 9-10 hours requir...

Nov 28 2017

Microsoft Office apps now available for all Chromebooks

The Chrome OS app for Office 365 has always been there, as web wrapper - essentially just pointing at a web address, but there have been multiple issues with making t...

Nov 26 2017

Researchers Say New Species Are Evolving at an Unbelievable Rate

Around 36 years ago, a unusual bird arrived on one of the Galapagos islands. Researchers at Princeton University and the University of Uppsala have been studying the f...

Nov 25 2017

YouTube is finally removing child exploitation videos

Several major companies have pulled their advertising from YouTube after their ads were shown on videos of young children that had attracted scores of comments from ped...

Nov 25 2017

Cyber Monday expected to be largest shopping day in USA history

Sears Holdings, which earlier this year warned there is "substantial doubt" it can remain in business, started its Black Friday sales at the beginning of November, putt...

Nov 24 2017

Oneplus 5T to Go on Sale in India on Friday

OnePlus held an AMA and answered quite a few questions about the new OnePlus 5T. In the tweet, the company said that the OnePlus 5T stock was cleared in a matter...

Nov 24 2017

PUBG could get a 'socialist makeover' in China

NetEase's " Terminator 2 " and " Wilderness ", survival games similar to PUBG , are the No. 1 and No. 3 most downloaded free mobile games in China , the world's biggest...