Sci-tech

Tesla: Self-Driving Semi-Trucks On The Way

Tesla: Self-Driving Semi-Trucks On The Way Now some details may have leaked out, in the form of an e-mail conversation between Tesla and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles seen by the Reuters news service. The idea is to have one truck in the lead with the rest following closely behind, slowing down or speeding up at the same time as the lead vehicle. The industry is seen as lucrative, due to the relatively consistent speeds and... [Full Article...]

Nintendo sued over Switch controllers

Nintendo sued over Switch controllers The patent Gamevice alleges Nintendo is violating is called " Combination Computing Device and Game Controller with Flexible Bridge Section ". Gamevice is suing Nintendo for allegedly infringing the patents used in its Android gaming tablet the Wikipad, and its add-on controllers for phones and tablets, Engadget reported . [Full Article...]

Microsoft launches Xbox Live Creators Program

Microsoft launches Xbox Live Creators Program The feedback can be given through the insider app. If users have multiple consoles then they will be able to choose separate levels of access for each of the console. Microsoft is trying to simplify entry into the Insider Program through the use of a heirarchical ring program. Along with games, Xbox Insiders can also get early access to unreleased Xbox console apps and updates, so keep checkin... [Full Article...]

PSG line up £80 million offer for Manchester City target Alexis Sanchez

PSG line up £80 million offer for Manchester City target Alexis Sanchez For their part, Monaco are furious over the potential sale of Mbappe to PSG, and are looking at alternatives, including AC Milan player Carlos Bacca, suggesting Diego Costa could indeed be on his way to the Serie A side, who have been no slouches themselves in the transfer window this summer. [Full Article...]

Hearthstone's newest expansion, Knights of the Frozen Throne, is now available

Hearthstone's newest expansion, Knights of the Frozen Throne, is now available Adventurers can harness this unholy might by collecting nine new legendary Hero Cards that, when played, transform the heroes of Hearthstone into fearsome Death Knights . This includes eight special Death Knight cards (shown first below), as well as the Warrior and Warlock Death Knights and their Hero Powers. And the expansion is adding Free Solo Missions as part of an expansion for the first... [Full Article...]

Has $3.83 Million Stake in Intel Corporation

Intel Corp now has $171.96B valuation. First Allied Advisory Inc accumulated 277,672 shares or 0.51% of the stock. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which now holds $7.4 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 4.3% of its market capitalization. [Full Article...]

Chinese law firm files complaint against Apple for breaching antitrust laws

Chinese law firm files complaint against Apple for breaching antitrust laws Apple started a worldwide crackdown on what it sees as illegitimate apps earlier this year, and removed 58,000 Chinese apps in one swoop in June, according to tech research firm ASO 100. Apple said, in a reply to China Daily, more than 1.8 million people work on its App Store ecosystem in China, and the company invests a tremendous amount of resources providing advice and training for entrepreneur... [Full Article...]

Scientists Debunk NY Times Story About 'Leaked' Climate Change Report

Scientists Debunk NY Times Story About 'Leaked' Climate Change Report Trump and his Cabinet have expressed public doubts that the warming is being primarily driven by man-made carbon pollution and will have serious consequences for Americans. The report confirmed what NOAA , along with the World Meteorological Organization, announced in January about global temperatures. "There was no attempt to steer the report one way or another", he said. [Full Article...]

Tesla developing self-driving electric truck

Tesla is developing an autonomous long-haul, electric semi-truck, according to Reuters . Tesla is set to unveil its all-electric truck, known as Tesla Semi, next month and the automaker is apparently now seeking to test its prototypes for platooning and self-driving in Nevada and California. [Full Article...]

Are total solar eclipses possible on other planets?

Participants should check in at the visitor center, and are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and a picnic lunch while they watch the sun disappear behind the moon. Secretly, though, I was overly excited to experience the natural phenomenon first hand, which I have wanted to see after experiencing a partial solar eclipse at the age of five as a child. [Full Article...]

Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Edition Set To Arrive In India By September

Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Edition Set To Arrive In India By September Skoda has confirmed that they'll assemble the Octavia RS in India, which makes us believe the prices won't go over the Rs 30 lakh mark. When launched next month, it will be sold as the brand's halo model here in India. All UK cars get at least an 8.0-inch touchscreen and a new-generation infotainment setup, with Apple and Android connectivity and intuitive, quick-to-respond pinch and swipe inpu... [Full Article...]

Gurugram: Woman chased by two men in auto

Gurugram: Woman chased by two men in auto The woman who was returning home from work was chased for nearly 3 km. The high profile case had brought focus on the issue of women's safety and also put the Haryana BJP in an uncomfortable position with the opposition attacking it over the incident. [Full Article...]

Overwatch Introduces Deathmatch to Arcade Mode

Overwatch Introduces Deathmatch to Arcade Mode One of the big hurdles for a Deathmatch mode in a game like Overwatch is how to balance a specifically aggressive multiplayer mode with a roster of characters as diverse as the one in Overwatch . If you are prone to falling off the map then you will end up costing your team a point each time you do this. Just like every other deathmatch mode out there, you try to kill as many players ... [Full Article...]

Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs

Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs This doesn't mean that pig organs are ready for humans just yet, but the study, published today in Science , raises hopes that the technology is finally ready to make animal organs fit for people. But, this breakthrough, by boffins at biotech company eGenesis , could prove a major turning point. The researchers mapped the PERVs interwoven into the genome of pig connective tissue cells, called ... [Full Article...]

US Gov't Report Confirms 2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record

US Gov't Report Confirms 2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record Last year was the hottest ever recorded on Earth in 137 years, an global report released Thursday from the American Meteorological Society shows. Reportedly, 2016's heat - the highest in 137 years - came from a combination of a warming trend caused by human-induced greenhouse gas emissions and the El Niño weather pattern. [Full Article...]

Ford F-150 Gets Boosted Fuel Economy, Tow Ratings

Ford F-150 Gets Boosted Fuel Economy, Tow Ratings Ford's 2018 F-150 lineup features both its strongest and most fuel-efficient engines of all time, as well as it first-ever diesel offering. Improvements to the naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8, including an advanced dual port and direct-injection technology, helped it add 10 horsepower and 13 lb. [Full Article...]

Uber's first employee steps down from executive role

Uber's first employee steps down from executive role In the memo Thursday, Graves opened up about a lesson he thinks Uber "should have applied much earlier". That search is in a bit of a rut , which reports of meddling by former CEO Travis Kalanick and a dearth of female candidates. Uber is now operating without a CFO, COO, CMO or president. "In some ways my focus going forward will not actually change very much", Graves said in an August 10 in... [Full Article...]

China hails 'unbreakable' code sent from a satellite

China hails 'unbreakable' code sent from a satellite Chinese philosopher and scientist, on August 16, 2016. Pan's research team was awarded the Physics World 2015 Breakthrough of the Year "for being the first to achieve the simultaneous quantum teleportation of two inherent properties of a fundamental particle - the photon", according to PhysicsWorld.com. [Full Article...]

Jio Effect: RCom Introduces Rs

Jio Effect: RCom Introduces Rs However, Airtel's new plan is only available to its prepaid subscribers using 4G SIM cards and can't be clubbed with any other existing plans. The latest rental plan from RCom can be seen as a way to counter other dominant players like Airtel, Vodafone , and Jio. [Full Article...]

Meet Alesi, Our 13-Million-Year-Old Ancestor

Meet Alesi, Our 13-Million-Year-Old Ancestor It is thought that our last common ancestor with chimpanzee lived in Africa 6 to 7 million years ago. But the fossil record is scarce prior to 10 million years ago, making it hard for experts to determine the link between apes and humans. [Full Article...]


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