Science

While the new remote will help Samsung put in more immersive content on its VR platform, the new 360-degree camera will help users create content for VR. Samsung is planning to launch Exynos 8895 models as well and they will most probably launch it in India. But the Galaxy S8 family looks good enough to power a comeback.
  • Android O preview is now available (if you're fearless enough to flash)

    Science

    Since then it has only reached around three per cent of all Android phones. Google plans to release various developers previews over the next few months till the final launch in Q3 2017. Push notifications come in many forms: Facebook messages, emails, FitBit reminders are just some of them. The new OS has also added new visuals and groups for the notifications.
  • Twitter suspends 62000 accounts a month because of terrorism links

    Twitter suspends 62000 accounts a month because of terrorism links

    Science

    Details on the company's removal of extremist accounts is the latest addition - previous updates had been given in occasional blog posts - and Twitter says it'll continue to provide current figures in future reports. The U.S. topped the list of countries asking for account information, accounting for 38 percent of the 6,000 total requests received. Other tech companies are also fighting agains terrorism and the promotion of it online.
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 Rolled Out In India

    Science

    And, today seems no different. Speaking of which, although nearly everything regarding the upcoming Galaxy S8 has been leaked already, pricing was still a mystery. From these numbers, it looks like the variant powered by the Exynos 8895 chipset performs marginally better than the one with the Snapdragon 835 . As per the imaging department, we are not sure about the megapixel count yet.
  • Trump drops 220 spots on Forbes Billionaires List

    Trump drops 220 spots on Forbes Billionaires List

    Science

    Gates maintained his No. 1 spot for the fourth year in a row, with his $86 billion fortune up from last year's $75 billion. Forbes' tally includes 2,043 billionaires, up from 1,810 in 2016, with an average net worth of $3.75 billion. The change in the total number of billionaires - up 233 since last year - was the biggest increase in 31 years. The world's super-rich have been busy over the last 12 months adding to their ranks and growing their wealth.
  • J. Denny Weaver: Ryan's health care bill reveals his values

    J. Denny Weaver: Ryan's health care bill reveals his values

    Science

    Asked about the likelihood of passage, Ryan said , "I feel very good about it, actually". ( President Trump) "Now every single one is a yes ". "We have a president who is rolling up his sleeves...." "We never ran on making the entitlement subsidies permanent", Paul said.
  • Google's new encoder makes JPEGs up to 35 percent smaller

    Google's new encoder makes JPEGs up to 35 percent smaller

    Science

    The development team says the overall approach is similar to the one used in Google's earlier Zopfli algotithm used to compress gzip files and PNG images, and shares little with the RAISR and WebP methods that require "ecosystem changes for compression gains at internet scale", a fancy way of saying they're new formats and need big changes to server and browser software.
  • Siri's got company: Alexa will be available on the iPhone soon

    Science

    While some iOS users may have the Alexa app already downloaded to support their Amazon Alexa-enabled devices like the Echo, this integration lets users speak to Alexa while away from their homes. And, there are fewer and fewer things Alexa can't do. Amazon Prime memebrs also get access to music included in their prime subscriptions. And iPhone users will still need the dedicated Alexa app (iTunes link) to change their settings.
  • West Midlands Ambulance Service Twitter account sends out Nazi symbolism after hack

    West Midlands Ambulance Service Twitter account sends out Nazi symbolism after hack

    Science

    The accounts posted identical spam messages were written in Turkish and included swastikas and Nazi hashtags. According to some reports, Twitter has accepted that it is aware of the hacking attacks and that it is investigating it. "Our teams are working at pace and taking direct action on this issue", Twitter said in a statement . Twitter Counter , an Amsterdam-based third party Twitter analytics company, told The Associated Press it had started an investigation into the matter.
  • Texas Senate approves anti-trans bathroom bill

    Texas Senate approves anti-trans bathroom bill

    Science

    President Donald Trump rescinded that directive in February. "By voting this bill through, the Texas Senate has officially declared that the 125,000 transgender adults and thousands of trans children who live in Texas are second-class citizens", executive director Mara Keisling said in an emailed statement .
  • Son treble steers Spurs into FA Cup semifinals, Kane injured

    Son treble steers Spurs into FA Cup semifinals, Kane injured

    Science

    And following an early injury to Harry Kane in the match, which could see the star striker out of action for the foreseeable future, Eriksen is grateful the duo are keeping Spurs' first-team players on their toes. Son's third came in stoppage time, a volley that slipped through the clutches of hapless Millwall keeper Tom King. "If complaints are made they will have to be looked at to see if they have any validity to see if it stirs up racial hatred", Ouseley told The Associated Press.
  • Mass Bleaching Is Hitting the Great Barrier Reef Again

    Mass Bleaching Is Hitting the Great Barrier Reef Again

    Science

    David Wachenfeld, Marine Park Authority director of reef recovery, said the full impact of the bleaching will depend on the upcoming weather. The corals then bleach and face increased risks of disease, and those that survive can take years to recover.