IBM scientists have captured 330TB of uncompressed data into a tiny cartridge

IBM has smashed an important data storage record by producing a prototype tape cartridge small enough to fit in the palm of a hand which can store 330 TB of uncompressed data - the equivalent of about 330 million books , according to an Internation... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Hyperloop One's full-scale pod reaches 192 miles per hour in new Nevada track test
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Hyperloop One's full-scale pod reaches 192 miles per hour in new Nevada track test

The company has set out its plan to develop Hyperloop into a workable concept, and this latest test is the end of phase 2 - which was meant to show that the Hyperloop concept could be made a reality. "We're e...More..

You Can Now Send Money With PayPal on Skype
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

You Can Now Send Money With PayPal on Skype

You just type in the amount to send, confirm the payment, and hit send to complete the transaction. The new "Send Money" feature, which has launched in 22 countries including the United Kingdom, brings the ab...More..

New OnePlus 5 color teased in China
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

New OnePlus 5 color teased in China

Like many other OEMs, it feels reasonable for OnePlus to expand the number of color options available for OnePlus 5 fans. The teaser clearly confirms that the Chinese company is all geared up for the launch o...More..

Russia: VPN ban is a major blow to internet freedom
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Russia: VPN ban is a major blow to internet freedom

Leonid Levin, chairman of a parliamentary committee on information policy and communications, said the law signed by Putin does not "introduce any new restrictions and especially no censorship". VPN apps let ...More..

NASA looking for someone to protect Earth from aliens
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

NASA looking for someone to protect Earth from aliens

Your salary would be quite impressive, at $187,000 (£141,000) a year plus benefits. So far, the position was occupied by two courageous fellows: one was hired by NASA and one by the European Space Agency. Lea...More..

Paytm's upcoming in-app messaging service will take on WhatsApp
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Paytm's upcoming in-app messaging service will take on WhatsApp

This mobile push goes some way to explaining the recent joint venture that the India company created with Alibaba affiliate AGTech Media. It started out producing mobile content before it unearthed a mobile p...More..

Vodafone creates special plan for students, offers 84GB data for Rs 352
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Vodafone creates special plan for students, offers 84GB data for Rs 352

Vodafone's offer comes a week after Reliance Jio announcing a new recharge priced at Rs 399, in which it is offering 84 GBs of 4G data for 84 days. In the part of the offer consists of discounts coupons and m...More..

Microsoft Putting Out Three New Controllers for Xbox
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Microsoft Putting Out Three New Controllers for Xbox

One of the advantages of new Surface devices like the Studio is that you can use a wireless Xbox controller without the need for an adapter. Whether you're a gaming fan, a Taco Bell fan, or just hoping to g...More..

'Overwatch' Summer Games return next week with added features
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

'Overwatch' Summer Games return next week with added features

The event kicks off on August 9 and runs through August 29, so you'll have plenty of time to re-experience Overwatch's first event mode, Lucioball . It was after this event that Blizzard decided to make cosm...More..

Gold replica of Armstrong's lunar module was stolen from museum
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Gold replica of Armstrong's lunar module was stolen from museum

Le Figaro commissioned French jewelry-maker Cartier to design and make the models; the newspaper asked its readers "to contribute to the cost - 10 francs, 20 francs, whatever they could afford - with two of ...More..

Amazon poaches ATP tennis rights in United Kingdom from Sky
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Amazon poaches ATP tennis rights in United Kingdom from Sky

Until now, Sky and the BBC have shared coverage of the ATP World Tour , a deal that ends in 2018. This is the second major live TV sports rights deal Amazon has signed in the last few months, following its a...More..

Facebook Working on a Video Chat Device in Hardware Push
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Facebook Working on a Video Chat Device in Hardware Push

The unannounced device will come complete with the company's very own voice assistant which would compete with Alexa and Siri, which will be featured in the video chat device as well. They feature touchscreen d...More..

United States 'not seeking regime change' in North Korea, says Tillerson
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

United States 'not seeking regime change' in North Korea, says Tillerson

While Trump has delivered ultimatums to North Korea, insisting that it would not develop ICBMs on his watch, Tillerson conceded that the lack of feasible military options gave Washington little choice but ...More..

European rugby competition adds 2 South African teams
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

European rugby competition adds 2 South African teams

From next season the new Pro14 tournament will be made up of two conferences of seven teams - two Welsh, two Irish and one team from each of Scotland, Italy and South Africa. The 21-game season will be comple...More..

EA Merging BioWare Montreal with Motive Studios
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

EA Merging BioWare Montreal with Motive Studios

I was in that studio last month. The best hope for another game is that Casey Hudson, one of the series' original creators, has recently returned to BioWare and will be leading the studios in both Edmonton ...More..

More official Pokémon Go events delayed following disastrous Fest
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

More official Pokémon Go events delayed following disastrous Fest

We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you understand that our priority is to ensure a great experience for Pokémon GO Trainers in Europe and around the world. Even those people who weren't able to go to...More..

SNES Classic pre-orders opening up later this month
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

SNES Classic pre-orders opening up later this month

Chances are there will still be a lot of disappointed fans, however, given the appetite for last year's NES Classic , which Nintendo subsequently discontinued despite its popularity. This thing is going to be ...More..

Stardew Valley's Multiplayer Gets Release Window and New Details
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Stardew Valley's Multiplayer Gets Release Window and New Details

Oh and it's also eventually coming to Nintendo Switch too. But more importantly, you'll be able to marry them - just one of them mind, it's not a game that promotes polygamy. Also, when a farmhand is not play...More..

ASUS To Launch The ZenFone 4 Smartphone On August 19
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

ASUS To Launch The ZenFone 4 Smartphone On August 19

Despite only yesterday seeing an invite for the Asus event scheduled for August 19, believed to be for the launch of the Asus ZenFone 4 series, the invitation has now been revoked and replaced with a...More..

Owning Surface just got easier with the new Surface Plus Program
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Owning Surface just got easier with the new Surface Plus Program

Alternatively, you can visit the physical store in the United States to get Surface Plus . When it comes to Windows-based computers, Microsoft's Surface family are among the best on the market thanks to fi...More..

Amazon stops selling Blu smartphones due to 'potential security issue'
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Amazon stops selling Blu smartphones due to 'potential security issue'

Since then, Amazon has known about Adups and other apps on its devices, and agreed they "pose no further security or privacy risk", Blu said. Blu, meanwhile, says not all its phones have been pulled from ...More..

Chrome's Native Ad Blocker Goes Live for Mobile
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Chrome's Native Ad Blocker Goes Live for Mobile

However, the reports clarified that even though the ad blocker would be turned on by default, it will only block out those specific types of ads that are deemed too intrusive and that negatively affect a user...More..

There is very slim chance left to avoid global warming, study finds
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

There is very slim chance left to avoid global warming, study finds

Whether or not you believe in climate change , the Earth is going to get hotter by the turn of the century, new research predicts. A statistical analysis led by researchers at the University of Washington se...More..

Android Camera Is 'Years Behind' iPhone: Ex-Google VP
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Android Camera Is 'Years Behind' iPhone: Ex-Google VP

Gundotra engages in conversation in the comments section of his post and goes on to heavily criticize Android in response to someone saying Samsung's Galaxy S8 does an even better job with photography. In h...More..