Stories about Sci-tech

Nov 15 2017

Hacker Claims to Have Beaten iPhone X's Facial ID with $150 Mask

According to Bkav the experiment began right after iPhone X was released. As it's a proof-of-concept hacking technique that has yet to be confirmed by other security ...

Nov 14 2017

Dream Chaser successfully completes glide flight

Along with SpaceX and Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada is under contract from NASA for as many as six cargo flights to the station. Prototype spacecraft Dream Chaser has succ...

Nov 14 2017

Qualcomm smacks down Broadcom takeover bid

According to the company's official statement released today, Qualcomm's board of directors " unanimously rejects " the "unsolicited proposal" put on the table by Broad...

Nov 13 2017

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Coming to Injustice 2

With Injustice 2 getting such a huge (and steadily growing) roster, there's a good chance we'll be seeing more characters make their way to the game. Although details r...

Nov 12 2017

Twitter has stopped verifying accounts - after it approved a white nationalist

When verified Twitter users engage with other users on the platform, their engagement is more likely to send a notification, and verified users have the option to onl...

Nov 11 2017

Nintendo Switch Gets First Video Streaming Service, Hulu

Modern video game consoles can do a lot more than just play games. Firstly, users will need to have a US-registered Switch account, which isn't too hard to do as th...

Nov 10 2017

Apple is finally releasing a patch for that annoying iOS keyboard bug

Other minor bugs are being addressed as well, according to MacRumors . Simply open the Settings app on your iOS device then tap on General and then Software Update ...

Nov 09 2017

Facebook wants to fight revenge porn by seeing your nudes

The organization will then tell you to send the image to yourself on Messenger . "This partnership gives Australians a unique opportunity to proactively inoculate ...

Nov 09 2017

Sheep learned to recognize photos of Obama and other celebrities, neuroscientists say

Recognizing a person that is familiar from 3-D life requires "complex image processing", the authors say, because the sheep must translate their memory of the person to a...

Nov 08 2017

Lamborghini's First Electric Sports Car Concept Looks Insane

Lamborghini execs explained that the Third Millennium project with MIT is aimed at looking 10 to 20 years ahead at a performance auto of the future, and developing the...

Nov 08 2017

Google Search and Maps Now Show You Estimated Wait Times at Restaurants

Diners will soon have a new tool to balance hunger and patience when Google adds a new feature to help dodge long wait times at popular NY restaurants. Average wait times...

Nov 06 2017

Texas church shooting: What we know about alleged gunman

Sherri Pomeroy, wife of Pastor Frank Pomeroy, said in a text message that she lost her daughter "and many friends" in the Sunday shooting. Sutherland Springs has a ...

Nov 04 2017

Qualcomm stock jumps on reported Broadcom interest

Fresh off its plan to move to the United States, the semiconductor firm is weighing a $100 bln bid for rival Qualcomm , Bloomberg reported. Broadcom representative...

Nov 02 2017

Tesla sees record quarterly loss

In addition to redirecting some of Tesla's best engineering talent to the factory, Musk said he is personally attacking the problem alongside his employees. But as Model ...

Nov 01 2017

Bharti Airtel Q2 net profit dips 76.5%

Mayuresh Joshi, Angel Broking fund manager and sector expert, wasn't surprised by the sharp drop in Airtel's net profit, "as the July-September period is, typically, a ...

Nov 01 2017

Surface Pro with LTE Will Begin Shipping in December

The Surface Pro's LTE is expected to work worldwide, further boosting its appeal for business travelers, who will be less reliant on Wi-Fi to get work done on the go....

Nov 01 2017

Looks Like UK Retailer 3G Has Leaked the Razer Phone

From the leaked pictures, it appears that Razer didn't go with a design that incorporates a bezel-less screen for its first phone even though it has been a trend th...

Oct 28 2017

OnePlus 5T hands-on images leaked, official camera samples teased ahead of launch

There is a display flash for selfies in darker lighting conditions and there is also auto HDR. Regarding cameras on the upcoming device, reports suggest that it could...

Oct 26 2017

Apple Downgrades iPhone X's Face ID Components To Accelerate Shipping

The latest, by the brokerage firm Bernstein, states that while half (48%) of those questioned are excited by the launch of the new phone, only one quarter of iPhone owner...

Oct 24 2017

Samsung Galaxy J7 explodes mid-air in Jet Airways flight

In response, Jet Airways issued a statement saying the crew handled the situation as per guidelines. The crew put the phone in a tray full of water to douse off the fire ...