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Stories about Sci-tech

Feb 11 2018

Man claims his Apple AirPod implode at Florida

Petersburg when he noticed something unusual. Mr Colon says he believes the gadget's battery was responsible for the damage. AirPods user removed the earbud before it...

Feb 10 2018

NASA takes farthest photos ever taken, from almost 4 billion miles away

Now, using its Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), the spacecraft has photographed several Kuiper Belt objects (KBOs) and dwarf planets at unique angles. There,...

Feb 10 2018

Specs: the critters wearing 3D glasses!

They affixed tiny glasses to a mantis' head with beeswax, like old-fashioned 3D glasses with a blue filter on one eye and a green one on the other. This was the case ev...

Feb 09 2018

Messaging service Twitter finally turns a profit

For Twitter , all of the recent good news may end up having some unintended negative consequences. The social network made $91 million (£65m) in the fourth quarter of...

Feb 08 2018

Emojis: New list includes a redhead at last

But alas, lobster aficionados won't be able to use the emoji just yet. The senator wrote to Unicode requesting a lobster emoji in September 2017 and cited the importanc...

Feb 07 2018

Upcoming Update Features PS4 Supersampling Mode

The signature feature is Play Time Management , which is created to give adult family members more control over how long kids are active on the PlayStation Network. Th...

Feb 02 2018

Climate change diet: As Arctic sea ice thins, so do polar bears

Lead scientist, Anthony Pagano, does note that the findings of the Beaufort Sea shouldn't necessarily be expanded to the other 18 circumpolar populations of bears where h...

Feb 01 2018

Kenya TV stations to remain off-air after Odinga 'inauguration'

The East African country's Supreme Court annulled August's presidential election result saying the electoral commission committed "irregularities and illegalities" duri...

Jan 30 2018

Fortnite Battle Royale Has a New Sniper Shootout Mode Available Right Now

We have failed you - despite the team's incredibly hard work - and we're sorry. "It's with heavy hearts we've made a decision to close down Paragon ", the message says...

Jan 30 2018

Super Blue Blood Moon Set To Complete Lunar Trifecta Tuesday, January 31

Typically, the ideal time to catch a supermoon is either during the time of the Moon's rise or before sunrise - when it is low on the horizon and can be seen alongsid...

Jan 28 2018

The Most Spectacular Eclipse of 2018 Is In Less Than a Week

While none of the upcoming events-a supermoon , blue moon , or a lunar eclipse-are particularly rare on their own, together they'll make for a handsome night of stargaz...

Jan 27 2018

Plastic in oceans killing corals

Furthermore, the authors also predict that the number of plastic items entangled in coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific could increase to a staggering 15.7 billion by 2025. T...

Jan 23 2018

Apple May Cancel Production Of The iPhone X In The Summer

After estimating 20 - 30 million units for the first quarter of 2018, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has once again revised the estimate, which now brings it down to...

Jan 23 2018

Intel Issuing Updates for Meltdown, Spectre Reboot Problem on Older Platforms

Well, not exactly. You see, it turns out the patch that was issued by Intel has a few problems of its own. He goes on to say that an early fix has been distributed to s...

Jan 22 2018

3D-Printed Rocket Successfully Blasts Off From New Zealand

Small satellites are becoming more common. . Rocket Lab's big ambition is to be a dedicated launcher of small satellites. The company says its mission is to provide...

Jan 22 2018

A new blood test can detect eight different cancers in early stages

CancerSEEK was able to spot cancer 78% of the time in people who had been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer, 73% of the time in people with stage 2 cancer and 43% of the tim...

Jan 20 2018

Ford Mustang Bullitt #001 will be auctioned for charity

Ford , the American automaker has revealed the latest version of the popular Mustang Bullitt at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show. The Highland Green color from the movie w...

Jan 19 2018

YouTube Is Pulling Videos Featuring the Tide-Pod Challenge

A Brooklyn pizzeria is trying to stem the tide of the risky " Tide pod challenge " by offering a cheesy, tongue-in-cheek alternative. YouTube is taking action against...

Jan 15 2018

Modi breaks protocol, receives Netanyahu at airport

Before leaving Motzoei Shabbos, Netanyahu said that he expected to sign a great number of agreements in a variety of areas - business, education and scientific - during t...

Jan 14 2018

Facebook Is Making a Change Zuckerberg Says Will Decrease Engagement

Zuckerberg said on Thursday that he is changing the goals given to the product teams from stressing on the need to help people in finding the relevant content to assis...