• SpaceX And NASA Delay Historic Reusable Rocket ISS Launch
SpaceX And NASA Delay Historic Reusable Rocket ISS Launch

SpaceX has postponed the launch of its next cargo delivery mission for NASA by 24 hours to allow time for additional system checks; the company announced late Monday. Not only could reusable rockets reduce the astronomical cost of building new spacecraft, but might help to limit the vast amount of space debris clogging the Earth's orbit.

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  • Facebook has opened its augmented reality platform to the public
Facebook has opened its augmented reality platform to the public

Developers will be able to use it to create 3D digital objects that can be placed into images, both on surfaces and in ways that allow for interactions within physical space. AR Studio is claimed to be a platform that "empowers creators to connect art with data to bring augmented reality into everyday life through the Facebook camera".

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  • Google Offers Experimental Photo Apps
Google Offers Experimental Photo Apps

Google is soliciting feedback from users within the apps, and indicates that it will be launching other " appsperiments " in the future. The Google Phone app for Android devices has a new update that will be very useful to worldwide travelers.

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  • Donald Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon
Donald Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

The directive says that "the moon is of interest to global partners and is within reach of America's private space industry". "Forty-five years ago today, NASA's final Apollo mission landed on the surface of the moon". It also makes it clear that the Trump administration wants to explore the moon in partnership with the private sector and o...

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  • Sensex soars 301 points to reclaim 33000-mark
Sensex soars 301 points to reclaim 33000-mark

On a weekly basis, the Sensex gained 417.36 points, or 1.27%, while the Nifty advanced 143.85 points, or 1.42%. Money managers believe that the focus will continue to be on the Gujarat polls in the days to come and is likely to keep the market on edge.

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  • Aiyar's 'neech' remark, aggressive BJP and Rahul Gandhi's master stroke
Aiyar's 'neech' remark, aggressive BJP and Rahul Gandhi's master stroke

Narendra Modi has reassured Gujarat on the eve of the first round of polls that divine forces would protect him in spite of Mani Shankar Aiyar taking out a " supari (contract for murder)" on the Prime Minister in Pakistan. He further said, "Bring us (the Congress) back to power and remove them". "Mr. Aiyar has been a key part of BJP's election...

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  • Student Victims Of Shooting Near Graham, Washington High School Expected To Survive
Student Victims Of Shooting Near Graham, Washington High School Expected To Survive

However, there were no signs of the shooters being on campus. KOMO reports that a getaway vehicle has also been located in connection with Tuesday's shooting at Graham-Kapowsin High School. Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said the shooting happened outside the school at the scene of a prearranged fight. Deputies are seeking a green ...

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  • Honor 7X launched in India, prices start from Rs 12999: Specifications here
Honor 7X launched in India, prices start from Rs 12999: Specifications here

Honor has launched a pair of new devices for the global market - the Honor View 10 (V10 ) and the Honor 7x . Huawei Honor 7x is officially unveiled. Honor claims that its fast charging technology can charge the battery up to 50 percent in just 30 minutes. It will also be available in France, Germany, India, Italy, the US, Spain and Ru...

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  • SpaceX to send a Tesla Roadster into outer space
SpaceX to send a Tesla Roadster into outer space

With 27 rockets and the ability to launch nearly three times the amount of payload into orbit SpaceX is hoping its new rocket will become the gold standard for sending equipment and humans into space. "Just like the first flight of a new jumbo jet doesn't go with a full complement of passengers, it makes sense to do a launch where you can learn...

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  • NASA managed to launch off 37 years ago engines
NASA managed to launch off 37 years ago engines "Voyager-1"

If you tried to start a auto that's been sitting in a garage for decades, you might not expect the engine to respond. Voyager 1 and 2 achieve 40 years of operation and exploration this August and September. With that in mind, NASA made a decision to fire the older thrusters up and see if they could take over the attitude control adjustments. "T...

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  • Android Gains Safe Browsing Features To Out Apps Collecting Data Without Permission
Android Gains Safe Browsing Features To Out Apps Collecting Data Without Permission

The company goes to say: "These data collection requirements apply to all functions of the app". This extends beyond those found on the Play Store, to those found anywhere on the internet as per a new set of guidelines on how data handling should be conducted by developers.

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  • Super
Super "Frost" moon this weekend

According to www.nasa.gov , "A supermoon is a moon that is full when it is also at or near its closest point in its orbit around Earth". Because of the moon's extra-close approach to Earth, it will appear about 14 per cent bigger than if it were at its farthest away point in its orbit.

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  • Micromax Bharat 5 With 5000mAh Battery Launched For Rs. 5555
Micromax Bharat 5 With 5000mAh Battery Launched For Rs. 5555

Micromax Bharat 5 is launched in India today. As evident from its naming scheme, the Bharat 5 is the newest member of Micromax's made-for-India "Bharat" branded handset range. The phone gets 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage . The Bharat 5 is the only smartphone to feature such a massive battery at a price of just Rs 5,555.

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  • Google faces United Kingdom lawsuit over data harvesting
Google faces United Kingdom lawsuit over data harvesting

The group claims that between June 2011 and February 2012, Google collected personal information on iPhones by bypassing the privacy settings on the smartphone's Safari browser. According to The Verge , UK law firm Mischon de Reya is also on the case, working alongside the affected group helmed by Lloyd. When this news came out, Google insi...

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  • PM, Rahul Gandhi, Hardik trade barbs in Gujarat battle
PM, Rahul Gandhi, Hardik trade barbs in Gujarat battle

The Patidar community in Morbi region has been pressing the government for reservation in government jobs and colleges for over two years. On Wednesday, as Modi hit the campaign trail in Morbi , situated in the state's Saurashtra region, he shed the baggage of civility that burdens the shoulders of a Prime Minister and took on his previous ava...

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  • Microsoft is building a massive new headquarters that looks nothing like Apple's
Microsoft is building a massive new headquarters that looks nothing like Apple's

The so-called "campus refresh" project will include 18 new buildings, nearly seven million square feet of renovated workspace, and $150 million in transportation infrastructure improvements. Microsoft's future Redmond headquarters will look and operate more like small city, featuring a two-acre open plaza that can host 12,000 people.

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  • India Just Backed Net Neutrality
India Just Backed Net Neutrality

Today, it's recommended that all ISPs should adhere to the principle of non-discriminatory treatment of content. Furthermore, TRAI barred service providers from entering into any kind of arrangement with any entity that would result in discriminatory access.

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  • Microsoft office rolls out on Chromebooks
Microsoft office rolls out on Chromebooks

For example, a lack of Microsoft Office apps on many devices. If you recall, Google announced a year ago that Android app support would be released for ChromeOS. Although there's been no official word from either party, Chrome Unboxed has been tinkering with the various offerings and it appears that they are all now working as they should.

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  • OnePlus 5T premium smartphone with 6-inch display
OnePlus 5T premium smartphone with 6-inch display

The OnePlus 5T in both the 64GB and 128GB storage options will be available on via the company's website. The OnePlus 5T carries its own traditional design which is a brand mark. The Chinese firm has also introduced a Referral Leaderboard, valid between November 21 and November 30, which provides Rs. 1,000 off on OnePlus accessories to referr...

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  • PUBG is coming to China but not without changes
PUBG is coming to China but not without changes

There isn't a release date for the Chinese version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on the books just yet, but hopefully it'll be out soon so eager players can finally get their hands on the game they've been trying to play (legally) for some time now.

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  • Apple Buys Augmented Reality Headset Maker Vrvana For Reported $30 Million
Apple Buys Augmented Reality Headset Maker Vrvana For Reported $30 Million

The startup might not be one of the industry's biggest names, but its prototype Totem mixed reality headset has been praised by those who've tried it. Currently, The Vrvana's website is still active, but it stopped updating social accounts and news in August of this year. This acquisition is perhaps the clearest indicator yet of what the compan...

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  • Geologists Spot a Pattern, Predict Big Quakes in 2018
Geologists Spot a Pattern, Predict Big Quakes in 2018

However, during the noted uptick in earthquakes aligning to the 5th year of Earth's rotation slowdown there are on average 25-30 large earthquakes . Each time the rotation slowed, Earthquakes increased. They also report that most of the earthquakes with a magnitude of 7.0 or more that occurred in correlation with Earth's slowdown happene...

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  • Wales coach Chris Coleman agrees to take Sunderland job
Wales coach Chris Coleman agrees to take Sunderland job

Wales finished in third place in Europe's Group D in World Cup qualifying. Departing Wales manager Chris Coleman says he would like to see a "passionate Welshman" succeed him. Coleman had asked for more full time support staff after failing to qualify for next summer's World Cup as part of talks about extending his contract, which was due to expi...

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  • Apple HomePod's release delayed until 2018
Apple HomePod's release delayed until 2018

Apple now says it needs more time to ideal the speaker's technology. Smart speakers use "always listening" microphones to detect commands, then talk back with a smart assistant, such as Siri or Alexa. Earlier this year, Amazon announced the Echo Plus, a smart speaker with better audio quality, and Google confirmed to Reuters that its Home Max sp...

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  • Scientists discover Earth-sized planet that 'could potentially sustain life'
Scientists discover Earth-sized planet that 'could potentially sustain life'

However, Proxima Centauri isn't a very "life-friendly" star. If the newly discovered planet were the same distance from the red dwarf as Earth is from the sun , it would be frigid. An artist's rendering of the E-ELT, based on the telescope's construction design. I know just where we can start . Sure, it seems to have a lot of good stats, bu...

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  • BMO Introduces New Voice-Enabled Skill for Amazon Alexa
BMO Introduces New Voice-Enabled Skill for Amazon Alexa

Now since you can't take your Echo or Echo Dot with you to the grocery store, you will want to download the Amazon Alexa app, which will show you your list. The next generation Amazon Echo and the Echo Plus , which is equipped with a built-in smart home hub. Alexa is still unavailable in French, which sounds weird as French is one the two of...

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  • Broadcast messages to all Google Assistant-enabled speakers at home
Broadcast messages to all Google Assistant-enabled speakers at home

Earlier this month, Google rolled out an update for Assistant that now allows it to identify songs playing around you. The virtual assistant can even go online and search for what you need on the internet, craft a to-do list, manage your smart home devices , and more.

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  • GameStop Delays Unlimited Game Rental Service Before Launch
GameStop Delays Unlimited Game Rental Service Before Launch

If you purchased a PowerPass during the program's soft-launch, you'll be compensated. For customers who had already bought in on the PowerPass program , GameStop is offering a full refund, plus an additional used game to make amends. To sweeten the deal, they can bring home any pre-owned game for free for their troubles. However, by not announ...

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  • Microsoft Black Friday 2017 Deals Officially Announced
Microsoft Black Friday 2017 Deals Officially Announced

As the highly anticipated Xbox One X finally released last week in North America, many are holding off in buying it as they hope Microsoft will be releasing a bundle this Holiday season. If you have been wanting a mixed reality headset for Windows 10 , don't pull the trigger just yet. Save up to $150 on the Acer Aspire 1 and Aspire 3 lap...

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  • How and where to watch the planetary event — Venus-Jupiter conjunction
How and where to watch the planetary event — Venus-Jupiter conjunction

The moon shines along with Venus , glowing in the centre of the image is Venus and, to its right, Jupiter . The public are being advised to remember that the planets will rise so close to each other that they might look like one extremely bright star.

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  • Nintendo Switch Debuts Its First Streaming Service
Nintendo Switch Debuts Its First Streaming Service

Hulu is now downloadable from Nintendo's eShop on the Switch, although it is only available for people under specific requirements. The on-demand service is available from $7.99 a month, while the live TV option is $40. Once you sign in, you see the same interface you'd find on a Roku or any other device running Hulu, which starts with the Line...

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  • Pixel 2 XL Screen Flashes When Locking or Unlocking, Some Users Report
Pixel 2 XL Screen Flashes When Locking or Unlocking, Some Users Report

Google earlier this week started rolling out a software update to fix hardware issues plaguing its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL . Google cemented their presence in the smartphone market when they released the Google Pixel a few years ago.

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  • Facebook anti-revenge porn test
Facebook anti-revenge porn test "remembers" users' nude photos

According to the Office of the e-safety commissioner, one in five Australians aged between 16 and 49 is a victim of IBA . It's worth noting that Facebook already has mechanisms for reporting revenge porn without preemptively sending them the images.

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  • Neuroscientists Say Sheep Recognizes Celebrity Images Including Obama
Neuroscientists Say Sheep Recognizes Celebrity Images Including Obama

The team got success after few days of tutelage of sheep at the Cambridge University in England, where at least 8 sheep could recognize Obama by his picture. The investigators also found that the sheep could identify a picture of their handler without any training. She did a double take of both faces before ultimately choosing her handler.

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  • OnePlus 5T will be launched on November 16 in NY
OnePlus 5T will be launched on November 16 in NY

Recent benchmarks seem to confirm that the OnePlus 5T will have a 6-inch FHD+ display (2160x1080) and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. We've already seen a bunch of leaks showing the OnePlus 5T design and its specs, but the following image gives us our best look at the upcoming OnePlus handset.

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  • Miami Police Punch Drunk Woman At Hard Rock Stadium During Match
Miami Police Punch Drunk Woman At Hard Rock Stadium During Match

Miami-Dade Police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta said in an email to the Associated Press that the department is "gathering all of the details to gain a clear understanding of what occurred" during the altercation at Hard Rock Stadium during Miami's win Saturday over Virginia Tech .

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  • Microsoft Store to sell Razer's new Android smartphone
Microsoft Store to sell Razer's new Android smartphone

I'll know more about how it really stacks up against the competition when I spend a little more time with it. Like most Razer products, the phone prioritizes high specifications and performance, with a focus on the facilities of greatest importance for gaming and media.

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  • OnePlus 5T to retain 3.5mm headphone jack
OnePlus 5T to retain 3.5mm headphone jack

Since Apple and Google have ditched the headphone jack from their flagship smartphones, the same was expected from the OnePlus 5T . Just take comfort in knowing that you won't have to forego that familiar plug to get a modern Android smartphone.at least, not for a while.

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  • Android 8.0 beta program for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8
Android 8.0 beta program for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8

If that's covered, then simply grab either the Samsung Members or Samsung+ app and enlist your device in the beta; it's available on the Play Store and on the Galaxy Apps. Better still, anybody who picked up a Note 8 between October 20 and now can retroactively get the $200 credit - go here for more details . In a press release, the company a...

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  • You can play through Far Cry 5's entire campaign in co-op mode
You can play through Far Cry 5's entire campaign in co-op mode

In Far Cry 3 , for example, the co-op mode had its own, original plot. Build your character and choose your adventure in the largest customizable Far Cry game ever! Now in Far Cry 5 , Ubisoft is opening up co-op play for the entire campaign for the first time.

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  • Key day in Irish bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup
Key day in Irish bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup

Cape Town - While it will not be made official until November 15, South Africa look nearly certain to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup after having received an official recommendation from World Rugby on Tuesday. However, Dick Spring, chairman of Ireland's 2023 bid oversight board, said the country still has confidence the council members will "place ...

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  • Classic Carentan map returns in Call of Duty: WWII trailer
Classic Carentan map returns in Call of Duty: WWII trailer

The first of the game's four DLC packs will be released first on PS4, Sony announced today during its Paris Games Week conference. A new multiplayer trailer has been released which highlights the battle at Carentan during the Allied invasion of Normandy.

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  • Markelle Fultz out indefinitely, will be re-evaluated in 3 weeks
Markelle Fultz out indefinitely, will be re-evaluated in 3 weeks

This is potentially really bad for The Process. Last week, the team said Fultz was expected to miss three games, which would have put him on track to return for Thursday's (AEDT) home game against the Hawks. Fultz started the season playing and in the rotation as one of the first players off the bench. That includes losing four of their first ...

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  • Microsoft Corporation FQ1 2018 Earnings Boosts Shares
Microsoft Corporation FQ1 2018 Earnings Boosts Shares

Back in April 2015 , Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella set the cloud revenue goal as a way of changing perceptions of Microsoft both inside and outside the company. While the Azure cloud platform is included in this number, Microsoft sadly doesn't break out Azure revenue numbers. The overall market has continued to contract, and Microsoft's Surface devi...

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  • Manage A Campsite In Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp On Mobile Next Month
Manage A Campsite In Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp On Mobile Next Month

Quotes the release: " Leaf Tickets can be earned through regular gameplay or purchased using real-world money, and can be used in a variety of ways in the game ". Considering all this, if you plan on playing the game this way, it would probably be best to think of it as more of a temporary demo just until the game's worldwide release in Novembe...

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  • Microsoft Officially Unplugs the Kinect
Microsoft Officially Unplugs the Kinect

Dwindling sales figures forced Microsoft to ditch the Kinect and sell the Xbox One as standalone at cheaper rates. But, this doesn't mean Kinect didn't taste the sauce named popularity; more than 35 million units were sold since its release in 2010.

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  • Original Xbox Games Backward Compatibility Are Now Live For Xbox One S
Original Xbox Games Backward Compatibility Are Now Live For Xbox One S

You can buy them all now . The feature might be ready to launch as some original Xbox backward compatible games have now surfaced in the online games marketplace for Xbox. Xbox One compatibility with OG Xbox games was announced at E3 2017 earlier this year, and the program officially launches tomorrow - Tuesday, October 24th - with 13 games ,...

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  • Scientists Want Us to Live in Lava Tubes on the Moon
Scientists Want Us to Live in Lava Tubes on the Moon

In order to better understand the moon's lava tubes, JAXA relied on radar data gathered by the SELENE spacecraft which now orbits the lunar body. Once the lava stops flowing, the tunnel sometimes drains, forming a hollow void. They also consulted with NASA scientists who worked on the 2011 NASA Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) ...

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  • Volvo's new Polestar offshoot blazing electric trail
Volvo's new Polestar offshoot blazing electric trail

It's available for pre-order now and slated to "roll off the production line in mid-2019", Volvo said. They will include the battery-powered Polestar 2 compact set to debut in late 2019, followed by the Polestar 3, a large, sporty full-electric SUV due in 2021.

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  • New Moto X4 Unlocked Prime Exclusive Deal On Amazon Released
New Moto X4 Unlocked Prime Exclusive Deal On Amazon Released

We're pretty big fans of Motorola's Moto Mods, but the latest one announced today - an Amazon Alexa powered speaker - probably won't be arriving here in Australia any time soon. This is also the reason why the Moto Mod comes with a dock design. Outside of these Amazon deals and apps, the Prime Exclusive Moto X4 is just like the regular model.

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