Stories about Sci-tech

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...

Nov 23 2017

AR/VR Startup Vrvana Acquired by Apple in $30m Deal

VRvana's Totem is now tethered, but I assume Apple will solve this issue over the next few years. Two sources familiar with the deal said Apple paid around Dollars 30 m...

Nov 22 2017

Android phones still track you when location services are off

Google uses this data to manage push notifications and messages on Android phones. That means Google has access to data about the locations and movements of any Andro...

Nov 19 2017

Google Maps gets a new look

That means gas stations when you're driving or more prominently featured train and bus stations if you're riding the rails or hopping on mass transit. Google is rolling o...

Nov 18 2017

Apple HomePod Release Delayed Until 2018

Apple hasn't been shy about talking up HomePod's audiophile credentials, squeezing six tweeters and a long-throw woofer - each powered by its own, custom amplifier - int...

Nov 16 2017

Scientists spotted Earth-like planet, potentially capable of harboring life

The newly discovered world, called Ross 128b, is orbiting a red dwarf star 11 light-years away from Earth - but is getting nearer every day. It's the closest temper...

Nov 16 2017

Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris DLC reveal: Raid Lair, story info

Step through a huge portal on the surface of Mercury and you'll materialize miles away in the Infinite Forest of the Vex. Mercury is a place that not many players have ev...

Nov 14 2017

Xbox One X Hits 80K In UK Sales In First Week

To check out all the deals Microsoft has planned for its Black Friday promotion, head here . If you purchase a Surface Laptop (either i5 256GB or i7 ) then Microsoft i...

Nov 13 2017

Venus and Jupiter will appear together in the sky

The planets will appear in conjunction in the south-east, just above the horizon, and may appear to look like one bright star. The planets should be visible for more ...

Nov 10 2017

Nintendo Switch finally embraces streaming as Hulu touches down

For those of you like me who have yet to grab a bigger memory card for your Switch, the Hulu download is only 39 MB, and it is supported in either docked or portable mode...

Nov 10 2017

Pixel 2 XL handsets now affected by display flashes upon unlock

Both Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 received a enormous score of 98 in mobile photography, defeating the talk of the town iPhone X with a whisker. For those who aren't ex...

Nov 09 2017

Apple reportedly working on iPad with Face ID for 2018

Apple is reportedly working on a new tablet that could be ready by early next year. Apps that already support Touch ID will automatically support Face ID. The sources, sp...

Nov 09 2017

Facebook wants your nudes to prevent revenge porn

Facebook is first trying and testing the technology in Australia where it is partnering with a government agency led by e-safety commissioner, Julia Inman Grant. The w...