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Sci-tech Satellite galaxies of Centaurus A are on a coordinated dance — Surprise
Author: 0 Satellite galaxies of Centaurus A are on a coordinated dance — Surprise

This coordinated motion is contrary to predictions made by the cold dark matter (CDM) model of structure formation in the universe. "In this scenario dwarf galaxies should be devoid of dark matter", he said. To measure the motions of the satellites, the team used optical measurements from the Hubble Space Telescope to locate the position of several satellite galaxies in this plane.

Sci-tech Razer Phone Now Available in Limited Gold Edition Celebrating Spring Festival
Author: 0 Razer Phone Now Available in Limited Gold Edition Celebrating Spring Festival

Razer Phone which packs some outstanding features is here with new edition. While Razer is primarily targeting this release at the Chinese market, the company's USA store will also carry the smartphone "while supplies last". The handset is available from Razer's online store in the United States and in Hong Kong, and at Three wireless retail stores in Hong Kong, too. Based on the images on Razer's web site, the Gold Edition also comes in some nice looking red packaging.

Sci-tech Microsoft now selling Surface Book 2 with 128GB storage for $1199
Author: 0 Microsoft now selling Surface Book 2 with 128GB storage for $1199

According to reports , it seems that about 1,600 Surface Pro 4 users are reporting screen flickering issues, where it seems that it occurs when the device starts to get hot. Heat can also affect how certain components perform, which is what Surface Pro 4 users are experiencing with their devices. From display driver glitches to massive power drain problems the ownership process was anything but smooth, and now owners are claiming Microsoft is brushing a hardware fault causing the ...

Sci-tech PlayStation Profits Soar as PS4 Reaches 76.5 Million Units
Author: 0 PlayStation Profits Soar as PS4 Reaches 76.5 Million Units

One thing to note is that Sony's fiscal third quarter represents the holiday shopping period, and that is typically the quarter with the highest numbers. As a whole, Sony's game division earned 718 billion yen (around $6.8 billion in USA currency) in revenue. So, we don't think Sony is lamenting the drop in PS4 hardware shipments.

Sci-tech Apple profits rise despite iPhone sales dropping
Author: 0 Apple profits rise despite iPhone sales dropping

The iPhone, which comprises about two-thirds of Apple's overall sales , buoyed the company in the latest quarter. Finally, the "other products" category (which encompasses the Apple Watch, AirPods, Beats hardware and other, lesser products) was an undeniable bright spot: Revenue increased 70 percent year-over-year, hitting $5.5 billion.

Sci-tech Instagram Introduces 'Type' Mode in Stories
Author: 0 Instagram Introduces 'Type' Mode in Stories

And the fun doesn't end there. Instagram has announced via a press release about its new feature: "Type" mode in stories. So, what are you waiting for? It's an incremental update to Stories, but proof that Instagram is paying attention to how people use the feature.

Sci-tech Electric GT Race Series Gets FIA Approval
Author: 0 Electric GT Race Series Gets FIA Approval

At long last, the Electric GT (EGT) Championship's Tesla-based race series has been approved by the FIA, with the first race of the new Electric Production Car Series (EPCS) scheduled to take place later this year. It's the second FIA racing series for electric cars, following the Formula E open-wheel single-seater races now entering their fourth season. "We respect the FIA and we are honoured to have their support ahead of our inaugural season", commented Electric GT Holdings CEO Mark ...

Sci-tech Mario Kart Is Coming To The iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch!
Author: 0 Mario Kart Is Coming To The iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch!

A new mobile application is now in development: Mario Kart Tour! On Wednesday, Nintendo casually announced they're working on a Mario Kart smartphone app due to be released before April 2019. We're guessing since it's other mobile titles " Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp ", " Fire Emblem Heroes " and " Super Mario Run " have done so well that it only makes sense to bring one of it's top titles to the mobile arena.

Sci-tech Samsung 2018 roadmap leak: Note 9, Galaxy X codenames, more
Author: 0 Samsung 2018 roadmap leak: Note 9, Galaxy X codenames, more

When Samsung announced plans to hold a special Galaxy S9 press event ahead of Mobile World Congress later this month, the company's invite had a caption that said, "The Camera". The battery capacity of Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus will be 3500 mAh, the same as the Galaxy S8 Plus . The Galaxy S9 would be a minor upgrade over its predecessors.

Sci-tech Tiny app YouTube Go spreads around the world
Author: 0 Tiny app YouTube Go spreads around the world

Most of the new country launches are in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cameroon, the Ivory Coast, Egypt, Iran, and Pakistan. Those in the USA will have to stick to the regular version of YouTube for the time being. No, the United States still isn't included, but it wasn't really designed for the developed world.

Sci-tech Red Dead Redemption 2 release delayed again to October 26, 2018
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 release delayed again to October 26, 2018

This at least gives us one high-profile release for the latter half of the year, doubling as Rockstar's first non-GTA release in five years. The announcement by shared in a press release by Rockstar Games and along with it, they have also shared new screenshots which you can see below.

Sci-tech Pay more for imported cars, bikes, mobiles, watches, perfumes
Author: 0 Pay more for imported cars, bikes, mobiles, watches, perfumes

He added this move will help create more jobs. Rajeev Jain, Director and CFO, Intex Technologies, said the move will give a big boost for localisation and setting up of a domestic component ecosystem. Apple fans in India will soon have to pay more for their iPhones. But it is not just mobiles and televisions that will become expensive, a whole lot of products ranging from juices, toiletries, cosmetics, gems & jewelry, footwear, furniture, toys & games are going to cost more.

Sci-tech US Missile Defense System Fails Latest Test
Author: 0 US Missile Defense System Fails Latest Test

The official said test data is being analyzed to determine why the interceptor, known as a Standard Missile 3 Block IIA, did not hit the target. MDA systems have multiple layers and ranges and use sensors in space, at sea and on land that altogether form a defense for different US regions and territories.

Sci-tech Rocket League to get a visual boost on Switch this spring
Author: 0 Rocket League to get a visual boost on Switch this spring

The Spring Feature update is part of Psyonix's new plan to alternate between what it calls Feature Updates and Content Updates. The former focuses on things like new competitive seasons and their rewards, as well as new maps and DLC. The improvements to the Switch's visual performance will raise the game's resolution to 900p while docked and 720p in handheld mode, both at 60 frames per second "with infrequent dynamic resolution scaling".

Sci-tech Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi becomes top-selling carmaker in 2017
Author: 0 Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi becomes top-selling carmaker in 2017

Nissan's sales were a record 5.82 million units, with Renault delivering 3.76 million cars. In 2017 Renault remained, for the third consecutive year, the leader in Europe's electric-vehicle segment with a market share of 23.8 percent and sales volumes increased by 38 percent.

Sci-tech SpaceX Launches Used Falcon 9 Rocket Into Orbit
Author: 0 SpaceX Launches Used Falcon 9 Rocket Into Orbit

Actually, The GovSat 1 launch was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, January 30. The rocket's first stage had flown once before, helping launch the NROL-76 spy satellite for the US National Reconnaissance Office back in May 2017. Essentially this orbit position means that if delivered properly to orbit, the satellite SpaceX launches will sit in the same spot above the Earth continuously.

Author: 0 Apple under investigation for slowing older iPhones

Consumers responded angrily a year ago when reports revealed that Apple deliberately was slowing older generations of iPhone through its periodic updates to the phone's software. Many people now expect that if Apple has plans to update its iPhone SE , it will probably happen in 2018. The iPhone slowdown mechanism was implemented to reduce the chance of random reboots or other issues when a device's battery is degraded.

Author: 0 Animated Super Mario Bros. Film Announced

The film will be co-produced by Illumination Entertainment founder Chris Meledandri and Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto . No release date, plot details, or casting were revealed but this is a great play for Nintendo as Mario has peaked in popularity for the first time in a while.

Sci-tech Devin Nunes Slams FBI's 'Spurious' Objection to Memo's Release
Author: 0 Devin Nunes Slams FBI's 'Spurious' Objection to Memo's Release

Pete King says a secret memo shows "serious improper behavior at high levels" of the Justice Department's investigation of President Donald Trump's campaign. Jeff Duncan as he left the House chamber Tuesday night following his State of the Union address . According to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, "The president has not seen or been briefed on the memo or reviewed its contents", a message she reiterated again Wednesday morning, according to Roll Call .

Sci-tech Moon tonight not super blue blood in eclipse, but a good show
Author: 0 Moon tonight not super blue blood in eclipse, but a good show

The blue moon-blood moon-lunar eclipse occurred around 6pm in Dhaka. This time however, the blood moon also coincides with the supermoon phenomenon, which occurs when the full moon coincides with the perigee of the Moon, which is closest distance the Moon reaches to the Earth on its elliptical orbit.

Sci-tech February's PlayStation Plus Lineup Includes RiME, Knack
Author: 0 February's PlayStation Plus Lineup Includes RiME, Knack

If you own a PS4, then you will be able to download the robotic action platformer that is Knack , the atmospheric third person experience that is Rime , and another chance to get the for bonus quiz game titled That's You . Irem's Spelunker HD is a remake of the classic Arcade/NES title of the same name, adding 100 all-new levels. Spelunker HD and Mugen Souls Z will be available for PS3 users.

Sci-tech Southern California gets clear view of super blue blood moon
Author: 0 Southern California gets clear view of super blue blood moon

Instead, the moon will appear deep red from the total lunar eclipse , otherwise known as " blood moons ". The 2018 supermoon hit the trifecta Wednesday morning: It's a super blue blood moon . Dr Brown said anyone keen to see a lunar eclipse in the British Isles should wait until 27 July, when there will be "a more spectacular view" of an eclipse than is visible elsewhere on Tuesday night.

Author: 0 Microsoft's Q2 Earnings: $28.9 billion in Revenue, Stock Approaches $100

Revenue: $28.92 billion, vs. $28.40 billion as expected by analysts, according to Thomson Reuters. The company said it would be taking a $13.8 billion charge related to the newly-passed tax bill. 29.2 million people are now using Office 365 on the consumer side, with revenue increasing 12 percent year-over-year for Office consumer and cloud.

Sci-tech Google Assistant now understands voice commands in Hindi: How to use it
Author: 0 Google Assistant now understands voice commands in Hindi: How to use it

Moreover, when we asked Google Assistant to perform different actions like opening the WhatsApp or Gmail app, it didn't open the app, and instead, showed a link to the app. Note that in order to use Google Assistant in Hindi you need to change language setting on your phone to English (India ). To change the language by going to Setting Language & Input Languages Add a language Choose English from the list and then select the location as India.

Sci-tech A 16-Year-Old Female Orca Imitates Human Speech
Author: 0 A 16-Year-Old Female Orca Imitates Human Speech

Wikie achieved the groundbreaking feat after scientists exposed her to human sounds in a bid to understand how capable whales are of imitating noises as part of a wider effort to understand how they learn in their own habitat. The research into Wikie's speaking skills took place at the orca's home two years ago. Extraordinary footage has captured the moment that a killer whale successfully mimicked human speech for the first time ever.

Sci-tech Samsung unveils massive 800GB SSD for AI, supercomputing, IoT
Author: 0 Samsung unveils massive 800GB SSD for AI, supercomputing, IoT

Samsung is announcing an 800GB SSD, designated as the SZ985 Z-SSD™, geared toward the most advanced enterprise applications. It also has a random write speed of up to 170,000 IOPS. Samsung is already into its fourth-generation of V-NAND, which uses a 64-layer design, but there's no indication that the Z-SSDs are employing this level of technology.

Sci-tech United States investigates Apple over slow iPhones
Author: 0 United States investigates Apple over slow iPhones

Wall Street analysts expect Apple to report revenues of $87.4 billion and shipments of 79 million iPhones. On paper, the iPhone X , Apple's most-expensive phone ever, looks to be a bust. The company released a software update early a year ago in relation to the issue, but didn't make it clear at that time that the software would slow down the devices.

Sci-tech Nintendo Switch outsells Wii U in less than 11 months
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch outsells Wii U in less than 11 months

Nintendo has adjusted its forecast for the financial year ending in March; it now expects to make 33.3 percent greater operating profit of ¥160bn (£1.03bn) from 1.02 trillion yen (£6.62bn) in revenue. While it's currently unclear how long Nintendo can maintain this momentum, it shouldn't surprise anyone if a few months from now we're talking about it having outside the Gamecube's lifetime sales too.

Author: 0 IOS 12 Will Focus On Performance Improvements

The handsets may become "more responsive" and "less prone to cause customer support issues.' Although there is no official word on the matter, we may get a clearer picture of what's about to come at this year's WWDC 2018 conference". Apple's Senior VP, Craig Federighi announced a revised plan to employees earlier this month. Apple has been criticized recently for its handling of iPhone performance issues, following the revelation late previous year that it was throttling the performance of ...

Sci-tech EA confirms that Anthem is delayed until 2019
Author: 0 EA confirms that Anthem is delayed until 2019

On the other hand, a new Battlefield has been confirmed to come in the third quarter of fiscal year 2018 (between October 1st and December 31st). The big release this time around was Star Wars: Battlefront II , which suffered intense fan backlash for its miserly loot box rewards and grinding progression; During the call, the only thing EA had to say about the game was that nearly 70 percent of players tried the single-player campaign.

Sci-tech Experts call on Facebook to pull Messenger Kids app
Author: 0 Experts call on Facebook to pull Messenger Kids app

Messenger Kids launched past year, but has since become the focus of a campaign for Facebook to scrap the app over concerns about the health of children. In December 2017, Facebook launched Messenger Kids. In a letter sent on Tuesday to CEO Mark Zuckerberg , the experts argue that younger children are not ready to have social media accounts, navigate the complexities of online relationships or protect their own privacy.

Sci-tech States of Union: Activists Hold Protest Events During Trump's Address
Author: 0 States of Union: Activists Hold Protest Events During Trump's Address

The White House said Trump has spent months giving aides "tidbits" about lines he wanted to use in the speech, and was assisted in its crafting by national security adviser H.R. The state of the union is. Trump will also promote a $1.7 trillion plan to rebuild America's aging roads and other infrastructure, but he is not expected to offer many details.

Sci-tech Snapchat takes Bitmoji deluxe with hundreds of new customization options
Author: 0 Snapchat takes Bitmoji deluxe with hundreds of new customization options

What's more, Snap says that not all attributes are heteronormative in Bitmoji Deluxe . You can add Bitmojis to your keyboard and send them in iMessage, or post your Bitmoji to Twitter. And if you aren't interested in updating your Bitmoji, you have the option to keep your avatar as is - when you go to the settings menu in Snapchat and then select "change avatar style", you can choose to remain with Bitmoji "Classic," go back to Bitstrips , or upgrade to Bitmoji Deluxe .

Sci-tech Toyota confirm 2018/19 WEC line-up - Alonso in, Davidson out
Author: 0 Toyota confirm 2018/19 WEC line-up - Alonso in, Davidson out

Alonso will compete in the full 2018/19 " Super Season " for Toyota as part of his attempts to win Le Mans , with the Spaniard chasing the Triple Crown of victory in the Monaco Grand Prix, Le Mans and Indy 500. Fernando Alonso will compete at the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours . "In no way will this challenge take away from my main target of Formula One with McLaren ".

Sci-tech Lenovo's Fingerprint Manager left ThinkPads vulnerable to password theft
Author: 0 Lenovo's Fingerprint Manager left ThinkPads vulnerable to password theft

Although over a dozen of Thinkpad series devices were affected by this, the good news is that only devices running an older version of Windows, that is Windows 7 , 8 and 8.1 are affected. The other point to note is that any attacker wishing to leverage this bug needs to have local access to the laptop or PC; this isn't something that can be pulled off remotely, thankfully.

Sci-tech Facebook urged to shut down children's Messenger app
Author: 0 Facebook urged to shut down children's Messenger app

Josh Golin, the executive director of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, who organized the letter, acknowledged that Messenger Kids would become a popular app. We've also had thought-provoking conversations around topics of responsible online communication, parental controls and much more with organizations like National PTA and Blue Star Families, where we heard firsthand how parents and caregivers approach raising children in today's digitally connected world.

Author: 0 Tag: LG G6 Lavender Violet

It's definitely a beauty so it was soon followed up by a Pink version of the LG G6 . Whereas the LG Q6 will be available in Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, Astro Black, Ice Platinum, Mystic White, Terra Gold, and Marine Blue colour options.

Sci-tech How To See the Super Blue Blood Moon in Dallas
Author: 0 How To See the Super Blue Blood Moon in Dallas

To know exactly where the moon will be at a certain time while standing in a specific location, Snider recommended an app called The Photographer's Ephemeris, which is also available as a website, as well as an app called Star Walk. In Queensland it starts at 9.48pm and finishes at 1.11am, while in the Northern Territory it will begin at 9.18pm. The full eclipse will begin around 6:50 a.m.

Sci-tech Hyundai Santa Fe SUV revealed in new images from Hyundai
Author: 0 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV revealed in new images from Hyundai

The overall design of the 2019 Santa Fe is described as having a robust, stylish and voluminous composition. The grill is now more sculpted and shows a new mesh design. The technologies to be incorporated in the fourth-generation Sante Fe include advanced driver assistance systems and a host of safety features such as safe exit assist, rear occupant alert and rear cross-traffic collision avoidance assist systems, it said.

Sci-tech New ways to use apps and get more done in Microsoft Teams
Author: 0 New ways to use apps and get more done in Microsoft Teams

Organizations using Microsoft Teams are getting collaboration updates starting Monday. They can now browse by category or search by name, category or integration type. You can also pick the apps that you'd like to surface in your personal app view or in a specific channel in Teams. But what makes Microsoft Teams' app store approach a bit different is its enhanced focus on the apps that are added by your organisation or assigned directly to you in addition to the apps and services you can ...

Sci-tech Nokia 5 getting Android 8.0 Oreo update
Author: 0 Nokia 5 getting Android 8.0 Oreo update

The OTA update details core Android Oreo features such as Picture-in-picture, Notification dots, Google Play Protect security scans, Faster boot up time, Autofill, and Google January 1 security patch. Alongside these, Asus also removed a few applications such as Minimovie, Photocollage , etc. As mentioned earlier, the Oreo update also brings picture-in-picture (PiP) mode that lets users carry out two tasks simultaneously.

Author: 0 Private Advisor Group LLC Increases Holdings in Celgene Co. (CELG)

Recent insider trends for Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) have caught the attention of investors. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America decreased its stake in Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) by 21.2% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Sci-tech Facebook trying to attract game streamers to use Facebook Live
Author: 0 Facebook trying to attract game streamers to use Facebook Live

Right now, the contributor of the tips doesn't get any special call-out or privileges, though Facebook tells me it's considering different options for creators and gamers. When it comes to video game streaming, Twitch is more or less the default platform that you probably think of, and to a certain extent YouTube Gaming as well.

Sci-tech Microsoft buys Seattle gaming startup PlayFab
Author: 0 Microsoft buys Seattle gaming startup PlayFab

Kareem Choudhry, Corporate Vice President of Gaming at Microsoft, praised PlayFab's development tools and explained how the studio would work with Microsoft Azure , a cloud computing platform that has been developing for a while. "We firmly believe Xbox Game Pass will be a catalyst to create new opportunities for game developers and publishers to innovate in the way games are developed and delivered, leading to entirely new ways to play".