Sci-tech

BMW Concept Z4 Unveiled at Pebble Beach

Rolled out ahead of the third-generation model's global launch next year, the Z4 show auto also provides the first official look at the ongoing sportscar collab...


GoDaddy pulls neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer after offensive article about Charlottesville victim

The Daily Stormer , online home to members a majority of which are considered white supremacists, have been booted off by their hosting provider GoDaddy . The...


Perseid meteor shower to peak this Friday night & early Saturday morning

Typical raters for the upcoming shower will be about 80 meteors an hour but you could see as many as 150-200 meteors and hour in a heavier burst. Stargazers...


Partial lunar eclipse to occur over the Arab world on Monday

The best conditions for observing the eclipse will be in eastern Latvia where the sun will be setting a bit sooner. No two lunar eclipses are ever quite the s...


Could A Superhero Wedding Be The Next 'Arrowverse' Crossover?

This year's big Arrowverse crossover between Supergirl , The Flash , DC's Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow will be more personal than ever. The crossover...


Venezuela vote triggers deadly conflict in the streets

Earlier, Jose Felix Pineda, 39, the candidate for the new Constituent Assembly in Venezuela's southeastern town of Ciudad Bolivar, was killed from multiple sh...


Electronics giant Foxconn will build plant in Wisconsin

The announcement comes months after Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said his company would invest at least $7 billion in the US and create between 30,000 and 50,000 ...


Flat Nintendo Switch Forecast Means Extreme Shortage

Nintendo could sell double the number of Switches during the last three months of 2017, considering in the seasonal spike in demand for video games. The comp...


Jio launches 'effectively free' 4G phone; data starts at Rs24

In order to avoid misuse of any kind, a one-time refundable deposit of Rs 1,500 will be collected with every JioPhone . Reliance Jio will give out JioPhon...


India's Reliance sees profits jump 28 percent

Profit on a standalone basis, which only accounts for the company's refining, petrochemicals and oil and gas exploration businesses, rose to 81.96 billion rupee...


Xiaomi introduces Mi Max 2 @ Rs 16999

The key differentiator from last year's Mi Max is the design, with the Mi Max 2 looking much more polished thanks to the anodized aluminum chassis. The bat...


Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win mathematics' Fields Medal, dies at 40

Her paper "Growth of the number of simple closed geodesics on hyperbolic surfaces", she investigated the growth rate of the number of simple closed geodesics, a...


Over 14 million Verizon customers' data exposed

NICE Systems is the known company that offers a wide range of solutions including telephone voice recording, data security, and surveillance. The security hole...


Man Arrested in Pipe Bomb Blast at Oklahoma Air Force Recruiting Center

On Sunday, a day before the explosion outside the office in Bixby, a suburb of Tulsa, he wrote ominously on Facebook: 'That government vehicle looks lovely se...


The iPhone forever changed the way I think about phones

In what would normally have been a year for a new design, the iPhone 7 instead was effectively an iPhone 6ss: new internals in more or less the same externa...


Microsoft issues Windows XP critical patches amid 'elevated risk' of cyberattacks

Microsoft has stated that some vulnerabilities posed elevated risks of "cyber attacks by government organisations". For more information about the remaining ...


Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards

EST on BET. Jones has had plenty of posts leading up to the awards show, including one where she appeared to be enjoying herself at a BET Award pre-party ...


Shuttler Srikanth in Australian Open final

His previous best was a semi-final appearance in 2016. Srikanth will now either play reigning Olympic champion or two-time World champion and All England cham...


Military plane suffers accident during practice for OH air show

There was a mishap upon landing at 12:20 p.m. The airport isn't just dealing with an emergency service situation, it also has inclement weather bogging down t...


Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime revealed in Brazil

And while Samsung's device was rumored to also have its fingerprint reader in the same position, this is reportedly no longer the case. The tablet is po...


Transformers: The Last Knight

It is product, created to sell toys, keep an IP chugging along, and allow Bay to play with a big budget. The action scenes look good, but considering there are ...


Severe weather in NYC region

The Storm Prediction Center is now anticipating a slight to enhanced risk of scattered nasty thunderstorms as depicted here in this chart. A cold front will b...


Secondary E-Ink Display Retains Presence on YotaPhone 2 Successor

The YotaPhone 2 was announced in the U.S but it's most likely that the YotaPhone 3 will not make it to the U.S, in fact, it is quite possible that the phon...


Nintendo Switch Online Details Announced

If you want a shorter term, a month will sell for $4 and a 3-month online subscription will go for $8. However, at some point before the end of next year, a...


Third gravitational wave detection gives hints on dark matter and black holes

For the third time, a telltale signal of two colliding black holes has been caught by the dual detectors of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observ...


Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

The commander in chief told followers that whenever they read "sources say" in articles "it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up ...


WhatsApp's newest feature will make it easier to prioritise important conversations

It will allow you to pin the most important conversations to the top of your and therefore make those conversations the first ones you see when you open the a...


Congress seeks Comey testimony as Russian Federation turmoil engulfs Trump

The fallout from both issues continues to consume Washington , with Democratic members of the House of Representatives saying they would try and force a vote t...


Rex's bone-shattering bite was much worse than its bark

The Palo Alto, California-based company said the prototype contains 160 terabytes of memory, capable of managing the information from every book in the U.S. T...


This Avril Lavigne conspiracy theory just won't die down

Vandella was reportedly recruited prior to pose as the Canadian singer for paparazzi, the theory continues. One thing cited in the conspiracy theory is th...