A new startup wants to launch a luxury space hotel into orbit

Now, in the age of SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic , the idea that a private company would launch an orbiting hotel seems nearly pedestrian. The company said it's "developed proprietary technology to drive a full order of magnitude of cost ... More..

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Fortnite gets vending machines and lots of explosions with new update
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Fortnite gets vending machines and lots of explosions with new update

The initial such "content update", as Epic calls them, has come on every platform and features the Vending Machine , among the other additions and changes. You can use your pickaxe to help sort through the mac...More..

Amazon Echo Devices Can Now be Used as an Intercom System
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Amazon Echo Devices Can Now be Used as an Intercom System

So, for example, if you're preparing dinner for the whole family, an announcement could summon everyone to the dining room. According to Amazon, "millions of customers" have multiple Echo speakers in their ...More..

Tesla Production Hits All-Time High-But Still Misses Model 3 Targets
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Tesla Production Hits All-Time High-But Still Misses Model 3 Targets

For this and other reasons, likely to do with its insistence on innovation and possibly on industry toes, Tesla's position is a sometimes stormy one in the marketplace. The tough decisions Mr. Musk will have ...More..

by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Look! iPhones Of The Future May Have Curved Screens & Gesture Controls

OLED displays are capable of being shaped into curves or even folded, unlike LCD screens, which were used in older iPhones . Apple may try to make the feature work more along the lines of 3D Touch, but the...More..

USA stocks open with sharp declines (no surprise there)
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

USA stocks open with sharp declines (no surprise there)

Japan's Nikkei 225 surged 1.6 percent to 21,667.83 and South Korea's Kospi jumped 1.5 percent to 2,442.40. Wall Street posted major losses Monday, with the Nasdaq erasing its year-to-date gains on a selloff...More..

Apple set to smarten up Siri with some help from Google
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Apple set to smarten up Siri with some help from Google

Mr. Giannandrea left his post with Google on April 2 and joined Apple April 3. Gianandrea just may be what Apple needs to race back up to where it should be when it comes to AI, and that should worry Goo...More..

NASA chooses Lockheed Martin to build and test supersonic aircraft
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

NASA chooses Lockheed Martin to build and test supersonic aircraft

The X-plane will be built at Lockheed Martin in Palmdale, California. Lockheed Martin will complete the design and fabrication of the 94-foot-long experimental aircraft which will cruise at 16,700 metres ...More..

Spotify debuts on NYSE, valued at $29.5 billion
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Spotify debuts on NYSE, valued at $29.5 billion

Spotify lost about $1.5 billion in 2017, more than double its loss from the prior year. Spotify stock debuted on the market with a boom, opening at $165.90 in an unusual "direct listing ". "This won't be repli...More..

Roach Not Training Pacquiao For July
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Roach Not Training Pacquiao For July

Koncz said Pacquiao has replaced Roach with Buboy Fernandez, Pacquiao's lifelong friend and the career-long assistant trainer who has been with him for every fight. Roach has been instrumental to Pacquiao's su...More..

Defunct Chinese space station re-enters Earth's atmosphere over Pacific Ocean
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Defunct Chinese space station re-enters Earth's atmosphere over Pacific Ocean

Scott Neuman of NPR said , "The 34-foot-long, 18,000 pound Tiangong-1, or "Heavenly Palace-1" was launched in 2011 as China's first attempt at an orbiting space lab". Earlier, Chinese space officials had promi...More..

by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Google Home, Home Mini India Launch Set for April 10

Well, here's good news for you! The mid-range Pixel smartphone could land in India by the end of second quarter of 2018, as the next Pixel flagship will hit the market in October. Google Home and Home ...More..

'Out of control' space lab to become celestial fireball: China
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

'Out of control' space lab to become celestial fireball: China

Boffins are unclear about where parts from the space station will eventually land and many experts even believe most of the debris will burn up during the re-entry. Since then, it has orbited gradually closer a...More..

Huawei's 2017 sales numbers are in - massive growth across the board
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Huawei's 2017 sales numbers are in - massive growth across the board

Huawei has been making headlines in the United States in recent weeks not because of a phone launch, but because the USA government has turned the Chinese vendor into a target. Yu also talked up the relationshi...More..

[Sprint as well] Verizon Note 8 starts getting Oreo update
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

[Sprint as well] Verizon Note 8 starts getting Oreo update

For instance, the GIF can't be too long, but you can simply trim the GIF in your gallery if that's an issue. The feature is now available for Galaxy S8 and Note 8 devices and there's no word on if the fea...More..

Blue Moon To Light Up The Sky For Easter
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Blue Moon To Light Up The Sky For Easter

The March Blue Moon will also have something unusual associated with it, it will be a Paschal Moon . An alternative name for March's full Moon is the Full Sap Moon , as this is the time of year when the s...More..

Apple unveils new privacy tools
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Apple unveils new privacy tools

Apple says iOS 11 .3 and macOS 10.13.4 introduce updated data and privacy information that makes it easier than ever for users to understand how their personal data may be used. iPhone users across the g...More..

SpaceX launches rocket with satellites from Vandenberg AFB
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

SpaceX launches rocket with satellites from Vandenberg AFB

While the firm planned to recover half of the payload fairing using the "Mr Steven" boat, which is described a giant webbed catcher's mitt, Elon Musk has since revealed the fairing missed its target and crash...More..

Scientists have discovered a galaxy with nearly no dark matter
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Scientists have discovered a galaxy with nearly no dark matter

This discovery makes all the current theories on the distribution of dark matter and its influence on galaxy formation redundant or partly false. It's the glue that holds the visible matter in galaxies - star...More..

by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Google Introduces Several New Ways to Keep Accounts Secure

In November , Google rolled out a fresh look for driving, navigation, transit and explore views in Maps which highlights prominent areas of interest while you are traveling. While Google has been trying to ...More..

Apple's Tim Cook Slams Facebook: Privacy 'Is a Human Right'
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Apple's Tim Cook Slams Facebook: Privacy 'Is a Human Right'

The message reads: " Apple believes privacy is a fundamental human right, so every Apple product is created to minimize the collection and use of your data, use on-device processing whenever possible, and prov...More..

Zuckerberg Expected To Testify Before Congress After Data Leak Scandal
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Zuckerberg Expected To Testify Before Congress After Data Leak Scandal

That data, generated over years of games and personality quizzes that had access to private information, is largely still stored outside of Facebook's grasp by the private individuals and companies that built t...More..

Lifebridge patients can now see medical records on Apple Health app
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Lifebridge patients can now see medical records on Apple Health app

Apple Podcasts received an Apple Music-style redesign in iOS 11, which overall I think works well, but there have been a couple nagging annoyances following the update that I'm delighted to find Apple's fi...More..

Mercedes-AMG introduces refreshed C 63 models in NY
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Mercedes-AMG introduces refreshed C 63 models in NY

Like the rest of the C Class family , the C63 has gained a new face with updated interior tidbits. Unlike the lesser C Class models, the C63's power output is remaining status quo. The C63's 4.0L V8 gene...More..

OnePlus 6 leaked with dual rear camera and bamboo back cover
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

OnePlus 6 leaked with dual rear camera and bamboo back cover

In the case of OnePlus, the company has chosen a notch of precisely 19.616 x 7.687mm. The same goes for the earpiece. Would OnePlus have made a notch had it not been popularized by the iPhone X? Then again, t...More..