News: Tech & Science

Bose Announces New Wireless SoundSport Free Earphones

Friday  07:30,   22 september 2017
International Business Times

The Bose SoundSport Free can deliver up to five hours of battery life and are sweat resistant with an IPX4 water resistance rating.Bose announced its first pair of wireless in-ear earphones called the SoundSport Free. The new pair of wireless[...]

Instagram's 'follows you' feature reveals your true friends

Friday  07:20,   22 september 2017
Engadget

In what might be one of the most overdue updates of all time, Instagram is finally testing a feature that lets you see if someone is following you directly from their bio. Previously, you'd have to laboriously scroll through your followers list to[...]

Review | The new Apple TV 4K finally catches up to its competitors

Friday  07:10,   22 september 2017
The Washington Post

As you might expect, the tech giant's version has its own particular flair.But, because it's Apple, this 4K version has its own particular flair. The company provided me with a review unit to test before it hits store shelves[...]

Bill Gates denounces CTRL+ALT+DEL, pins blame on IBM

Thursday  19:00,   21 september 2017
Alphr

Hate having to press three buttons instead of one in Windows? So does Bill GatesBut Bill Gates never wanted it to be that way. He envisioned a world where only one button press was needed to suspend a Windows operation, and he’s sorry the world has[...]

'Doom’ for the Nintendo Switch feels exactly like it’s supposed to

Thursday  18:45,   21 september 2017
Engadget

The jury’s still out on how good the final game will look, howeverTo start, Doom on the Nintendo Switch feels identical to Doom on other platforms. The same fast-paced, demonic shooter action that embodied the spirit of the classic game is there,[...]

Mars May Have a Porous Crust, Gravity Map Suggests

Thursday  18:25,   21 september 2017
MSN

NASA scientists are one step closer to understanding the evolution of Mars.  New evidence shows that the Red Planet's outer crust, which is about 30 miles (50 kilometers) thick, is porous and not as dense as previously[...]

Asteroid Odd Couple: Spitting Space-Rock Duo Is Truly Bizarre

Thursday  18:00,   21 september 2017
MSN

The two asteroids, collectively known as 288P, are locked in orbit around each other and are also spewing water vapor into space like comets.The two asteroids, collectively known as 288P, are locked in orbit around each other and are also spewing[...]

Ransomware Targeting Millions With Email Attack

Thursday  16:10,   21 september 2017
International Business Times

A ransomware attack hidden in an email attachment purporting to be from Herbalife is hitting millions of inboxes around the world. The campaign was first spotted by cybersecurity firm Barracuda Labs on Tuesday, at which point the attack had been[...]

China's Baidu launches $1.5 billion autonomous driving fund

Thursday  15:30,   21 september 2017
Reuters

Chinese search engine Baidu Inc (BIDU.O) announced a 10 billion yuan ($1.52 billion) autonomous driving fund on Thursday as part of a wider plan to speed up its technical development and compete with U.S. rivals. The "Apollo Fund" will invest in 100 [...]

Tesla and AMD are working on an A.I. chip for self-driving cars, source says

Thursday  15:30,   21 september 2017
CNBC

Tesla is in the process of perfecting a new chip for the Autopilot autonomous driving system in its vehicles.The carmaker has received back samples of the first implementation of its processor and is now running tests on it, said a source familiar[...]

Cold World, Hot Topic: Can Microbes Survive on Mars?

Thursday  15:10,   21 september 2017
MSN

Work is underway to investigate how hitchhiking microorganisms on spacecraft might survive, grow and possibly adapt to the harsh environmental conditions on that distant world. Additionally, new research is centered on mimicking sites on Mars that[...]

Apple concedes new watch has connectivity glitch

Thursday  14:41,   21 september 2017
Reuters

<p>Several prominent reviewers said Wednesday they could not recommend the device because of a wifi glitch that causes cellular connectivity problems.</p>Several prominent reviewers said Wednesday they could not recommend the device because of [...]

Bill Gates denounces CTRL+ALT+DEL, pins blame on IBM

Thursday  14:31,   21 september 2017
Alphr

Hate having to press three buttons instead of one in Windows? So does Bill GatesBill Gates has come out to denounce the CTRL+ALT+DEL shortcut Windows users have become so accustomed to for quitting faulty programmes. As anyone au fait enough with[...]

Android One comes to the US at last with the Moto X4

Thursday  10:11,   21 september 2017
MSN

When it first launched in June 2014, Android One was envisioned by Google as a way to bring the mobile platform with its latest updates and features to easily accessible budget phones in developing markets.&nbsp;The Moto X4 is the first Android[...]

Equifax says server first compromised on March 10

Thursday  09:55,   21 september 2017
Reuters

<p>It disclosed the findings after details of a report by cyber-security firm FireEye Inc that was sent to some Equifax customers were reported by the Wall Street Journal earlier on Wednesday.</p>It disclosed the findings after details of a[...]