Stories about Sci-tech

Dec 16 2017

Facebook rolls out snooze feature to mute annoying content

If you do not want to unfollow or block updates from the person permanently, you can use mute update option. You can also use the feature to mute specific groups. Faceb...

Dec 14 2017

Crytek sues Star Citizen developer for breach of contract, copyright infringement

It boils down to what was agreed upon in a General Licensing Agreement between the two parties in 2012, back before almost 2 million people pledged a combined $174m towar...

Dec 14 2017

Disney to buy Fox film, TV businesses for $52.4 billion in stock

Firstly, why was Fox selling? Back in August 2009, Disney bought Marvel for $4bn. "Managing Hulu becomes a little bit more clear... with a controlling shareholder r...

Dec 13 2017

IMac Pro could still get released before Christmas

Meanwhile, the iMac Pro should do the job for individuals or companies looking to replace their aging Mac Pros with something more recent and capable of higher workload...

Dec 13 2017

Nintendo Switch Sales Hit The 10 Million Mark In Only 9 Months

Nintendo has struggled to keep up with demand for the Switch. It allows users to pick up where they left off on their morning commute, on a plane, or anywhere else. Fils...

Dec 12 2017

Google Home Mini resurrects touch play controls

After disabling touch input functionality owing to privacy concerns, Google is bringing back play and pause tap buttons to its compact smart speaker Home Mini . And to...

Dec 09 2017

Bengals safety Iloka has 1-game suspension overturned

Pittsburgh's JuJu Smith-Schuster and Cincinnati's George Iloka both received one-game suspensions for dirty hits, and it was nightmarish game for an image-conscious lea...

Dec 08 2017

Valve's Portal returns as a Bridge Constructor spin-off later this month

This is the first time someone else has gotten to make a full-scale standalone game for multiple platforms set in the Portal universe. Backing up a bit, if you've nev...

Dec 08 2017

Sashi Brown releases statement thanking Browns

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam on December 7 fired Sashi Brown as executive vice president of football operations. That was the only firing Jimmy Haslam administered Thu...

Dec 07 2017

Neligh mourns Sydney Loofe - a 'good friend' and a 'very sweet girl'

She and her roommate, 51-year-old Aubrey Trail, are being considered "persons of interest" in Loofe's death. "We believe that Aubrey Trail and Bailey Boswell were two o...

Dec 07 2017

Nvidia Shield launches in China with support for Nintendo Wii games

Who wouldn't want to play Twilight Princess in 1080p, though? The Switch , after all, uses the same Tegra X1 system-on-chip as the Shield TV, and this could be a sig...

Dec 07 2017

GM thinks you'll buy stuff through your car's dashboard

To allow merchants to efficiently and quickly integrate their content as part of the in-vehicle Marketplace ecosystem, General Motors is working with three main platf...

Dec 07 2017

Hunt to Facebook: 'Stay away from my kids'

Messenger Kids will only downloadable in the U.S. and is available on iOS. Messenger Kids has also sparked concerns among some parents, pediatricians and consumer advo...

Dec 05 2017

Facebook Launches 'Messenger Kids' For Under-13 Users

Facebook has developed a number of kid-friendly masks, stickers, and frames for kids to use during video calls, and they can even browse and send a curated collection of ...

Dec 05 2017

Net neutrality protests, coming to a Verizon store near you this Thursday

A group of 27 senators also wrote to Pai on Monday asking that it delay its vote on the rules over concerns about the public comment record . People were invited to ...

Dec 04 2017

Is Elon Musk's story about sending a vehicle to Mars fake news?

Not only he did start a $51-billion auto company from scratch, but he also successfully managed to launch several dozen rockets - and also land and reuse part of them. Fa...

Dec 01 2017

Qualcomm files new patent complaints against Apple

Earlier this year, Qualcomm accused Apple of infringing several patents related to enabling "high performance in a smartphone while extending battery life", and is attemp...

Dec 01 2017

Huawei Shipping More Honor Phones to India Amidst Growth

He said that with increase in sales, the company is planning to further ramp up its manufacturing facility in India. But now the data is final and it is clear that Honor...

Dec 01 2017

Reliance Jio is offering Rs 1000 cashback on Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Recently, Xiaomi has been teasing its fans in India with campaign " Desh Ka Smartphone " (smartphone of the country). It's an affordable package that offers decent sm...

Nov 30 2017

HDMI 2.1 spec released, ushering in new era of dynamic HDR video

The new version supports a range of A/V formats, including 8K video at 60Hz and 4K video at 120Hz. HDMI 2.1 will also support Dynamic HDR, for specifying HDR metadata o...