• NASA Reveals Organic Molecules and Seasonal Methane Spikes Found on Mars
NASA Reveals Organic Molecules and Seasonal Methane Spikes Found on Mars

As promised, NASA has announced new milestone Mars discoveries, namely the presence of organic molecules and seasonal changes in atmospheric methane . NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover snaps a self-portrait at a site called Vera Rubin Ridge on the Martian surface in February 2018 in this image obtained on June 7, 2018.

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  • By 2022, India vows to stop single-use plastics
By 2022, India vows to stop single-use plastics

Presiding over a ministerial conference here to mark World Environment Day , which is being hosted by India this year with the theme to combat "plastic pollution ", the minister said the country now means business. Through the celebration of this day worldwide, the significance of preserving the environment is highlighted through various events...

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  • SpaceX launches communication satellite, ditches old booster
SpaceX launches communication satellite, ditches old booster

Watch a replay of the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral shortly after midnight Monday with the SES 12 communications satellite . SES-12 is a geostationary satellite with six wide beams and 72 high throughput user spot beams. The satellite's lightweight ion propulsion system will slowly but efficiently boost the relay...

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  • Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86
Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

He soon retired from NASA and devoted himself to painting, a longtime hobby that had become an overriding passion. Born in Texas in 1932, Bean graduated the University of Texas with a degree in aeronautical engineering in 1955 and went on to the Navy Test Pilot School.

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  • Analyst predicts Kinder Morgan will walk away from expansion as deadline looms
Analyst predicts Kinder Morgan will walk away from expansion as deadline looms

With just over a week to go until Kinder Morgan's deadline for abandoning the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, no other companies have publicly come forward to say they'd be interested in taking over the project. But there's ample indication of the New Democrats having darker designs on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. "A significant di...

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  • Alberto: Heavy rains expected for Central Florida
Alberto: Heavy rains expected for Central Florida

The US states of Alabama, Florida and MS have declared an emergency ahead of subtropical storm Alberto expected to make landfall on Monday, authorities said . His Mississippi and Alabama counterparts also declared states of emergency , citing the threat of coastal and inland flooding from storm rains. The center said a tropical storm warn...

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  • Fragmentation is threatening the uptake of Google's Android P
Fragmentation is threatening the uptake of Google's Android P

Fortune quoted Google's response: "Any location data that is sent back to Google location servers is anonymized and is not tied or traceable to a specific user". Oracle added that the transfer of this information was eating into users' data allowance purchased from their telecoms providers-up to a gigabyte a month, which seems like quite a lot to ...

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  • SpaceX successfully launches satellite with new upgraded 'Block 5' Falcon 9 rocket
SpaceX successfully launches satellite with new upgraded 'Block 5' Falcon 9 rocket

Though this was the first landing for a Block 5 first stage, it was the 25th overall for a Falcon 9 during an orbital launch. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina greeted the countrymen for successful launching of Bangladesh's first communication satellite into space, saying that it added a new milestone to the path of continued advancement of the countr...

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  • Why John Legend voicing the Google Assistant matters
Why John Legend voicing the Google Assistant matters

John's voice will be the only famous one added to the Google devices - the other five, consisting of both male and female tones, are created to sound more natural, thanks to the use of WaveNet technology. The assistant will picture answering your questions. Described as a "visual-first" version of its Assistant, it's clear they want us to opt f...

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  • Gmail, Google Photos Getting Big AI Improvements
Gmail, Google Photos Getting Big AI Improvements

Google Photos will recognize the presence of those friends in pictures, and automatically suggest that the user shares those pictures with those specific contacts. For example, if you're writing an email on a Friday, it may suggest " Have a great weekend! " to end your message. It's useful for moving less important stuff to when you have time to ...

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  • Fitbit Female Health Tracking
Fitbit Female Health Tracking

If you've opted in to this service, you will see a new female health tracking box on the dashboard grid in the app. Tap to answer a few questions about the length of your cycle and last period and start logging. "With these apps and clock faces, we continue to deliver on our promise to bring important health information to the wrist", said James ...

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  • Get Ready To Shop: Instagram Introduces In-App Payments
Get Ready To Shop: Instagram Introduces In-App Payments

We approached Instagram and parent company Facebook , for comment and clarification on the in-app payments but neither company responded at the time of writing. WhatsApp has been growing ever since, with billions of users on the platform; one could imagine how much revenue could be generated by showing some ads to its users.

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  • Q1 2018: Apple sells 4 of the top 5 smartphones globally
Q1 2018: Apple sells 4 of the top 5 smartphones globally

Apple has now shifted nearly 50 million iPhone X units worldwide since commercial launch in November, while the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus shipped 12.5 million and 8.3 million units respectively for second and third position. iPhone X surpassed our expectations and has been our top-selling iPhone every week since it shipped in November", s...

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  • Tesla posts new record quarterly loss - US$784.6mil
Tesla posts new record quarterly loss - US$784.6mil

If improvements go to plan, Tesla will could begin showing profit in the second half of this year, he said. "There's no question, there are ways we could have made the Model 3 production easier", said Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk , on a conference call to discuss the company's first-quarter results.

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  • Oculus Go now available for purchase, starts at $199
Oculus Go now available for purchase, starts at $199

However, as of Tuesday morning, the $199 Oculus Go appeared to have already sold out as the Amazon listed it as now unavailable. Evidence is piling up that Facebook-owned Oculus is gearing up to launch its low-priced, standalone virtual reality headset Oculus Go , possibly as soon as later today.

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  • GoPro makes it easier to share footage as Instagram Stories
GoPro makes it easier to share footage as Instagram Stories

The music's cover art will then appear on your Story along with a link that allows the viewers to hear the song or project via Spotify . Those who have the GoPro app can also edit and share their action shots directly on Instagram Stories .

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  • Facebook to allow users to clear browsing history, unveil dating feature
Facebook to allow users to clear browsing history, unveil dating feature

Interested users will be able to set up dating profiles that are separate from their main Facebook profiles, including only the person's first name - a feature similar to Tinder . And it will pose a test for them because they have largely come to rely on asking their users to login with Facebook credentials. The Zucks said you won't be obl...

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  • How Kate Middleton pronounces her son Prince Louis' name
How Kate Middleton pronounces her son Prince Louis' name

The royal daughter had some practice as a bridesmaid for her aunt Pippa Middleton, who Wednesday last May. Back in 1917, King George V (AKA the Queen's grandfather) decided there were too many people known as Prince or Princess, so he made a decision to limit the number.

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  • Fitbit shares sprint higher on new Google alliance
Fitbit shares sprint higher on new Google alliance

The company today said it is collaborating with Google to push health data generated by its fitness trackers to the cloud where medical professionals can put it to work. The company already holds pole position in the wearables segment worldwide when it comes to hardware; now, it will be transitioning its software to the Google Cloud Platform.

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  • Andhra Boy Suraj Krishna Scores 350 In JEE Main, Grabs AIR 1
Andhra Boy Suraj Krishna Scores 350 In JEE Main, Grabs AIR 1

Out of them over 12 lakh students more than 10 lakh had appeared in the offline exam and about 2.19 lakh students had appeared in the online examination. In Ranchi, a senior official of FIITJEE Ranchi A.K. Datta said DPS-Ranchi boy Prateek Prawar ranked at 96 and Ramgarh boy Harshit Agarwal ranked at 122 were among the 416 students from their c...

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  • Reliance announces financial results of Q4 (FY 2017-2018)
Reliance announces financial results of Q4 (FY 2017-2018)

The conglomerate's new businesses made healthy contributions to its performance. Revenue from its refining and marketing business rose 28.8% to Rs 93,519 crore as its Jamnagar refinery, the world's largest, earned $11 from every barrel it processed.

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  • Facebook didn't read terms and conditions for app behind Cambridge Analytica
Facebook didn't read terms and conditions for app behind Cambridge Analytica

The parliamentary committee interviewing Schroepfer has also recently heard evidence from whistle-blower Christopher Wylie, former Cambridge Analytica executive Brittany Kaiser, and Aleksandr Kogan, the researcher who shared Facebook user data with Cambridge Analytica.

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  • Spectacles v2 launch for $150 with sleeker design and improved features
Spectacles v2 launch for $150 with sleeker design and improved features

Similarly, the Google Glass smart spectacles , launched in 2013, famously earned its wearers the sobriquet "Glasshole", and the company eventually stopped producing the device in 2015. Well cosmetically they're a lot more natural, with far slimmer arms than before to make them feel more like eyewear and less like computer, and they come in a more ...

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  • Apple Korea names former Samsung exec as new head
Apple Korea names former Samsung exec as new head

It is widely believed that Apple will come out three new iPhone models in 2018- two iPhone X variants and a lower-priced, mid-range iPhone model. "We think Apple may use this upcoming cycle to formally change its iPhone naming/branding pattern", the Guggenheim analyst wrote in the investor note.

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  • Apple called the new 2 reasons to switch from Android to iPhone
Apple called the new 2 reasons to switch from Android to iPhone

Apple introduced an assortment of fixes in the last update, but users will find this release mostly targets newer iPhones, such as the iPhone 8 and those serviced by third party repair shops using non-genuine replacement displays. It's good to see Apple fix this bug relating to third-party display replacements. The latest update was launched le...

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