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Sci-tech YouTube Inks New Deals With Universal Music, Sony Music
Author: 0 YouTube Inks New Deals With Universal Music, Sony Music

Universal says the agreement gives artists better deals. The Sony and Universal contracts set royalty rates for music video rights holders and, importantly, promise a more aggressive policing of user-uploaded copyrighted songs. Meanwhile, Warner Music Group signed a deal in May. Following Google Play Music and YouTube Music, Google is expected to launch its third streaming service at some point in 2018.

Sci-tech Pentagon spent $22-million on UFO research, report says
Author: 0 Pentagon spent $22-million on UFO research, report says

A recent New York Times article revealed that the U.S. government spent millions of dollars on a covert program exploring the possibility of alien life. He said a replacement had been named, but he declined to identify them. The program has released documents and videos that describe aircraft that, The Times says, "seemed to move at very high velocities with no visible signs of propulsion, or that hovered with no apparent means of lift".

Sci-tech UPS places largest order of 125 Tesla Electric Trucks
Author: 0 UPS places largest order of 125 Tesla Electric Trucks

The Semi will join UPS' existing fleet, which already has a sizable percentage of alternative fuel vehicles. UPS has been providing Tesla with real-world trucking lane information, it says, "as part of the company's evaluation of the vehicle's expected performance for the UPS duty cycle".

Sci-tech Google blocks websites to curb spread of fake news
Author: 0 Google blocks websites to curb spread of fake news

The fact that a government can have such incredible power over the type of news that readers see online has risky implications, and as a primary purveyor of online information on current events, Google News has a responsibility to ensure they're providing accurate information with transparent origins to those looking to stay up to date on the goings on worldwide.

Sci-tech New look Jeep Cherokee revealed
Author: 0 New look Jeep Cherokee revealed

Jeep's photos depict the Cherokee with two different front-end designs. New taillights still mounted high on the tailgate round out the changes outside. The changes are less evident at the rear. Inside, the updates are fairly minor. Jeep designers have effectively swapped out the front fascia of the 2019 Cherokee with a more Jeep-like graphic.

Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 expected to refresh with Android Oreo

This approach is different from the route companies like OnePlus, Essential and even Samsung are talking while beta testing their Oreo-based updates. It has been a method for users to add features that weren't originally included on their devices or a way to improve their user experience.

Author: 0 Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Global Equities Research

Tesla, Inc . (NASDAQ: TSLA ) gained 1.65% with the closing price of $343.45. (NASDAQ: TSLA ). Huntington Bankshares holds 465 shares. Alps Advisors holds 0% or 831 shares. Examining Institutional Ownership at Tesla, Inc . (NASDAQ: TSLA ) news were published by: Valuewalk.com which released: " Tesla Inc Stock Heading Past $550 For Cash Flow?" on December 18, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: "Is Tesla, Inc.'s Model 3 Production Finally Ramping Up?" published on December 11, 2017, ...

Sci-tech Honda to reveal two-motor hybrid Insight Prototype at Detroit auto show
Author: 0 Honda to reveal two-motor hybrid Insight Prototype at Detroit auto show

However, the quirky hatchback that wore the Insight badge prior is (thankfully) nothing close to the new one. "With its sophisticated styling, dynamic stance, ample interior space and best-in-class performance, the all-new Insight embodies Honda's approach to creating electrified vehicles without the typical tradeoffs", said Henio Arcangeli, Jr., senior vice president of Automobile Sales and general manager of the Honda Division, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Author: 0 Link for Google Chrome is now available in the Microsoft Store

This just goes to show that Google isn't planning on properly distributing its web browser through the Windows Store . On Windows, users have wanted Chrome in the Store for a long time, and today, it's finally happening. Google hasn't developed a Store-packaged version of Chrome, and it's not clear that it has any particular interest in doing so. The listing opens the Chrome download page.

Sci-tech Android Oreo beta now available for Nokia 6
Author: 0 Android Oreo beta now available for Nokia 6

While the Nokia 9 is still running the rumor mills, this device is believed to be some other phone, and its details of global availability are uncertain. Nokia 6 to get Android 8.0 Oreo soon, as the beta build is now available. The device sports a 5.5 Inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Sci-tech Switching phone providers gets easier with text-to-switch rule
Author: 0 Switching phone providers gets easier with text-to-switch rule

United Kingdom regulator Ofcom has confirmed a new "easy switch" method for mobile customers to port their number to a new provider. This, the regulator said, will put an end to people paying for old and new services at the same time, saving United Kingdom mobile customers around £10 million a year.

Sci-tech Pixel 2 USB-C Headphone Jack Adapter Not Working? Try These Solutions
Author: 0 Pixel 2 USB-C Headphone Jack Adapter Not Working? Try These Solutions

However, sound is still being played through the speakers of my phone. The price of the USB Type-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter was also slashed to $9 (roughly Rs. When done correctly, the USB-C adapter should start working properly. It's possible that the port is wrongfully identifying the headphone jack adapter as a charger which is why it isn't working.

Sci-tech This Self-Healing Glass Could Fix Your Phone Woes
Author: 0 This Self-Healing Glass Could Fix Your Phone Woes

The discovery happened, as many great discoveries do, by accident. Hydrogen bonds in the polyether thioureas act as a natural adhesive. This is not the first time a polymer has been suggested as a healable screen for devices such as smartphones .

Sci-tech 3.5 billion-year-old fossils of Earth's earliest life discovered in Australia
Author: 0 3.5 billion-year-old fossils of Earth's earliest life discovered in Australia

There have been several debates over the oldest fossil ever found over existence of life; all arguments came to rest on December 18 when Paleobiologists revealed findings from their latest study. The team analyzed the samples using a secondary ion mass spectrometer (SIMS). "The differences in carbon isotope ratios correlate with their shapes", Valley says.

Author: 0 'Oumuamua isn't an alien spaceship - so what is it?

The results, published on Monday in Nature Astronomy , could help explain why the object-likely an amalgam of rock, ice, and dust-didn't spew out plumes of water vapour as it flew by the sun, even as its surface reached hundreds of degrees Celsius.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) unveiled with Infinity Display
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) unveiled with Infinity Display

There is no word on the battery capacity of the top-end Galaxy S9 +, but if history is any indication Samsung is most likely to increase proportionately to match the device's big screen. The Galaxy A8+ (2018) comes in two configurations: one with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage, while the other sports a 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

Author: 0 AirPods Sold Out Until Early January 2018

Amazon , Best Buy , Target and Walmart's sites have all been depleted - and even Apple's now showing them out of stock. Amazon now has no estimated arrival date for more AirPods . Last year, Apple delayed the release of the AirPods by a couple of months . The AirPods turn on once placed in your ears. Priced at $199.99, they are compatible with iOS and Android and give you the option of completely blocking out the world around you, or letting some noise in via a pair of ...

Sci-tech Kaspersky Files Lawsuit Against Department of Homeland Security for Software Ban
Author: 0 Kaspersky Files Lawsuit Against Department of Homeland Security for Software Ban

Kaspersky argued that the order, known as binding operational directive 17-01 , is unconstitutional, and relied on "subjective, non-technical public sources" that amounted to little more than rumors. Along with the lawsuit, Kaspersky also wrote an open letter to the USA government. Kaspersky has long denied any dodgy collaborations with Kremlin snoops, though it is understood the company can be compelled, by law, to hand over data to President Putin's surveillance agencies.

Author: 0 Apple increases prices for iPhone post-customs duty hike

The prices of iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s have also been increased in the range of 3.21% to 3.88%. The increase in prices is applicable on all iPhone models except the iPhone SE as the Apple assembles the device in a Bengaluru-based facility with its Taiwanese manufacturing Wistron Corporation.

Author: 0 Pixel 2 XL Fingerprint Issues Reported After Android 8.1 Oreo Update

This is flawless for customers who have been thinking about buying Google's smartphones, but they should also know the issues surrounding the devices. Is It Time To Buy The Pixel 2? For the holidays, Google is also offering free two-day shipping through the holidays. Other bank offers available on debit/credit cards will also bring down the price by an additional Rs 8,000.

Sci-tech Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Investor Update & Valuation Review
Author: 0 Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Investor Update & Valuation Review

Jennison Associates LLC now owns 20,448,110 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $2,881,139,000 after purchasing an additional 661,109 shares in the last quarter. River Road Asset Management Limited Liability Corp accumulated 159,157 shares or 0.56% of the stock. Segall Bryant And Hamill Limited Liability Co reported 0.19% of its portfolio in W.W.

Sci-tech SpaceX rocket set for launch this morning
Author: 0 SpaceX rocket set for launch this morning

Double sonic booms heralded the rocket's return as the stage's center engine fired to put the brakes on its free fall. And now that the pad is back in action, it paves the way for SpaceX to launch the company's next big rocket, the Falcon Heavy - a larger version of its Falcon 9 that includes three rocket cores.

Sci-tech Amazon to start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast
Author: 0 Amazon to start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast

Amazon had always claimed that the removal of products was to "avoid customer confusion" where Amazon Prime Video was not supported. Amazon also said it would begin selling both Apple TV models, the 2015 model as well as the recent 4K version.

Sci-tech Google abandons Project Tango, validates Apple's approach
Author: 0 Google abandons Project Tango, validates Apple's approach

The modern day smartphone is fitted with enough sensors and processing power to figure out all the necessary AR calculations without any specialist hardware, which makes Project Tango rather dead in the water. The first Tango phone for consumers was the Lenovo Phab2 Pro , which had a big 6.4-inch display with large Tango camera modules on the rear (see above).

Sci-tech 3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station
Author: 0 3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station

A lightsaber tribute to actress Carrie Fisher at the Opening Night Celebration Of Walt Disney Pictures And Lucasfilm's " Star Wars: The Last Jedi " in Hollywood, California. Several promising designs poured in including the Redwood forest-inspired MIT design. Fortunately, the NASA is sending it to the ISS. NASA is now looking to counter several harsh conditions astronauts in space are exposed to.

Author: 0 Most Active Volume Stock: Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)

Networks, International Networks, and Education and Other divisions. The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.90, which implies that analysts are generally neutral in their outlook for DISCA over the next year.

Sci-tech Pokemon Crystal Coming to 3DS eShop in January
Author: 0 Pokemon Crystal Coming to 3DS eShop in January

Pokemon Crystal will be coming to the Nintendo 3DS eShop in early 2018, Nintendo announced today, which will have the rather amusing effect of making Pokemon Gold and Silver-which launched on 3DS eShop earlier this year-immediately outdated.

Author: 0 Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE) Holdings Trimmed by Tortoise Capital Advisors LLC

It has underperformed by 26.46% the S&P500. Novare Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) by 254.38% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. ( NYSE : ETE ). The firm has "Buy" rating by Evercore given on Tuesday, October 27. This is based on a 1-5 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell.

Sci-tech Microsoft's Latest Foldable Design Patent Could Be For The Surface Phone
Author: 0 Microsoft's Latest Foldable Design Patent Could Be For The Surface Phone

The Redmond giant's patent uncovers a lot of intricate details about how the hinge works. A new patent filed by the company's engineers suggests that this could indeed be the direction the forthcoming Surface might be heading in . However, this new patent filing nowhere shows a stylus with the device. Additionally, the foldable tablet could come with telephony capabilities. But seeing as how Microsoft has pushed Windows Ink support onto a wide range of systems this year, it's possible a ...

Author: 0 NASA finds distant star circled by eight planets

Earth's solar system is no longer the only large solar system yet discovered, as NASA has discovered an 8th planet orbiting a distant star with the Kepler Space Telescope and with the help of Google's AI. As for Kepler-90, its planetary system could have more than eight planets, the scientists pointed out - they could just lie farther away from the star and not have orbited enough times for Kepler to have spotted them during its primary mission.

Sci-tech NASA DISCOVERS another Solar System with 8 Planets
Author: 0 NASA DISCOVERS another Solar System with 8 Planets

The Google Artificial Intelligence (AI) has set another benchmark by helping NASA discover two exoplanets, which include an eighth planet revolving around Kepler-90, a distant star. Automated tests, and sometimes human eyes, are used to verify the most promising signals in the data. So, Shallue and Vanderburg thought there could be some more interesting exoplanet discoveries lurking in the data.

Sci-tech Huawei Enjoy 7S set for December 18 launch, details revealed
Author: 0 Huawei Enjoy 7S set for December 18 launch, details revealed

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei's sub-brand Honor recently launched its dual camera smartphone Honor 7X in India. According to Blass, the upcoming Huawei Enjoy 7S will be equipped with a 5.65-inch display with a resolution of 2160×1080 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio.

Sci-tech The Geminid meteor shower is peaking tonight
Author: 0 The Geminid meteor shower is peaking tonight

So I can watch the shower the whole night? The Geminid meteor shower is named for the constellation Gemini, from which the shooting stars appear to originate. UK-based novelist Frances Parker-Smith tweeted: 'Didn't manage to see an geminid meteors last night/ early morning. Linda Cook in Manzanita, Oregon wrote: "I saw several small, shorter lasting Geminid meteors & then this one came as though right at me- large and handsome!" Those that enter and streak through the atmosphere ...

Sci-tech SpaceX launches recycled rocket, spaceship; lands boosters back for 20th time
Author: 0 SpaceX launches recycled rocket, spaceship; lands boosters back for 20th time

After placing the Dragon capsule into orbit, SpaceX also successfully relanded the first stage booster, its 20th successful recovery thus far. A recycled Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket blasted off at 10:36 am (local time). "This is the beginning of rapid and reliable reusability", said SpaceX Manager Jessica Jensen, according to AP. "The net result is about equivalent risk", he told reporters Monday.

Sci-tech Here's how Google AI helped NASA discover two exoplanets
Author: 0 Here's how Google AI helped NASA discover two exoplanets

Like Earth, Kepler-90i is the third rock from its sun - though it sits much closer, circling its star every 14.4 days. Orbiting the Sun since its launch in 2009, the Kepler Space Telescope's main mission is already over. "This finding shows that our data will be a treasure trove available to innovative researchers for years to come", Hertz said. In the test set, the neural network correctly identified true planets and false positives 96 percent of the time.

Sci-tech THIS simple trick boosts Xbox One performance
Author: 0 THIS simple trick boosts Xbox One performance

The Xbox version of PUBG is now a little rough around the edges, with shoddy framerates and visual glitches, but it's important to remember that it's still an Xbox Game Preview title and not a full release just yet. And yet it doesn't really work. The "most powerful console on the market" to date is now available for $499, and is comparable to that of a decent professional gaming PC.

Sci-tech Data miners uncover a Red Dead Redemption 2 mission in GTA
Author: 0 Data miners uncover a Red Dead Redemption 2 mission in GTA

It turns out that this update contains files for new in-game content tying into Red Dead Redemption 2 . Beating this challenge will unlock a GTA $ reward and an exclusive variation of the weapon in Red Dead Redemption 2 . There was also an image of a hand-written note that spoke of treasure. The note mentions a hidden treasure and how it tore a family apart. These assets will be used in an upcoming mission, which will send players off to find a "gold-plated six shooter".

Sci-tech Facebook introduces Snooze, allowing users to mute friends
Author: 0 Facebook introduces Snooze, allowing users to mute friends

With Snooze you can give yourself a break from your friend for up to 30 days at a time. Next time election season rolls around, it'll be easy to remove those politically charged posts from a Facebook News Feed. The person, group or page won't be notified that you've hit the " Snooze " button on them either, and they won't be taken off your friends list. No civil discourse, no cooperation, misinformation, mistruth.

Sci-tech Google X to set up Development Centre in Visakhapatnam
Author: 0 Google X to set up Development Centre in Visakhapatnam

The semi-secret research and development company on Friday signed an agreement with Andhra Pradesh State Fibernet Limited (APFSL) to improve fiber grid connectivity in the state. State Information Technology Minister Nara Lokesh who is touring the USA seeking investments from companies inked a MoU with Google X on Friday to set up an advanced research centre on the port city of Vizag.

Sci-tech Tag: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Price
Author: 0 Tag: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Price

Samsung are expected to make their new Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus official at a press event on the 27th of February 2017. It is worth mentioning that the company usually launches flagship S-series smartphone in March or April. Some expect that the phone will have a curved edge infinity display. Samsung has reportedly chose to go the Apple way and will be putting more RAM in the plus model.

Sci-tech Pandora Offers Free On-Demand Streaming
Author: 0 Pandora Offers Free On-Demand Streaming

Pandora was an early leader of music streaming, but with its digital version of radio was locked into rigid licensing rules that for years prevented listeners from picking exact songs to hear. well, almost. If you haven't been keeping up, since that time, Spotify has now become one of the dominating streaming services in the industry , followed by Apple Music , with Pandora struggling to keep itself relevant.

Sci-tech Party chat support rolls out to the Xbox beta app for Android
Author: 0 Party chat support rolls out to the Xbox beta app for Android

Rolling out through the Xbox beta app on Google Play, Android users can now maintain their conversation through their smartphone, instead of the feature being tied exclusively to your console. The Party Chat feature has been available on the Xbox One for quite some time but is now rolling out to handsets. Now you'll be able to chat with your friends when you're not by your console.

Sci-tech Amazon to Once Again Sell Chromecast, Apple TV
Author: 0 Amazon to Once Again Sell Chromecast, Apple TV

Amazon says it will also be stocking both Apple TV models on site. Owners of Apple's media player can download the Amazon Prime Video tvOS app on their device to start streaming shows like Transparent and Mozart in the Jungle . "We've been trying to reach agreement with Amazon to give consumers access to each other's products and services", a Google spokesperson told Engadget last week.

Sci-tech Net Neutrality Rules Overturned
Author: 0 Net Neutrality Rules Overturned

Commission Chair Ajit Pai says repealing the Obama-era rules will help consumers and promote competition. Shortly after the announcement, Governor John Hickenlooper took to twitter to respond. On the other hand, if Net Neutrality does end up getting scrapped, consumers can start expecting scenarios that include throttling, internet fast lanes, and selective services.

Author: 0 Samsung is said to target first half of 2018 for smart speaker

The name of the smart speaker is under the curtain, but reports suggest that it would cost around $200. The speaker will reportedly sync with the company's other devices such as smart TVs, Galaxy smartphones and other Samsung devices. According to Gartner, voice-activated speakers will become a US$3.5 billion market by 2021, up from US$720 million in 2016. Smart assistants have come a long way in recent years, with new ones like Bixby slowing stepping up with the big boys like Apple and ...

Sci-tech Google Assistant is coming to many Android tablets soon
Author: 0 Google Assistant is coming to many Android tablets soon

The Assistant on tablets will be rolling out over the coming week to users with the language set to English in the U.S. Google Assistant will be rolling out to tablets running on Android 7.0 Nougat and 6.0 Marshmallow operating systems over the coming week in the US.

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