Sci-tech

by | July 14, 2017 | 00:16

It was fixed on June 22. This seems to happen fairly frequently too, as the recent leak of voter data as well as the WWE leak from last week were a result of similar goof ups. Hackers will be able to use the PIN codes to easily gain access to online accounts that are protected by two-factor authentication, which is a security measure that confirms the actions of users by sending a code to their mobile phone number.

by | July 13, 2017 | 00:18

She says agents are treating the explosion late Monday as a possible act of domestic terrorism out of "an abundance of caution", because of its proximity to the recruiting office. The law enforcement agents are reviewing the scene and collecting evidence to help determine what type of bomb was used and what the possible motive was for the crime.

by | July 12, 2017 | 00:11

The Rift now costs the same as Sony's ( SNE ) PlayStation VR headset and less than HTC's Vive device that goes for $799. This isn't the first time Oculus has introduced a price cut on their Rift VR headset. For comparison, video game consoles usually take an average of three to four years to drop to 50 percent of their original asking price, though many counterexamples can be found on either side of that mean.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:11

After his doctors suggested removing Charlie's ventilator, parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates sought legal permission to bring their baby to the USA for experimental therapy. Ditto for a US hospital. The Foreign Secretary told his Italian counterpart it was "right that decisions (surrounding the baby's care) continued to be led by expert medical opinion, supported by the courts".

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:23

Because it was designed for the U.S. market, where 3G was notable by its absence, the iPhone relied on a so-slow-it-hurts GPRS connection, which somewhat rained on the chips of its otherwise lovely web browsing experience. Tim Cook named as the new CEO. Changing the way we record our memories and the news. It's the first time Apple included its sharp " Retina Display " and support for FaceTime.

by | June 29, 2017 | 02:14

It seems like the Redmond-based company has taken the criticism seriously, as it has now included additional security updates for earlier versions of Windows as part of "Update Tuesday". The Pentagon, Army and Navy run " Windows XP eradication efforts " to kill off software that's always been declared past its "end of life" date by Microsoft .

by | June 28, 2017 | 01:47

Apple has never confirmed that it is working on a headset, but it released a set of augmented-reality software tools for the iPhone, ARKit , last month. The tech giant's iOS 11 operating system, now available as a developer preview with a fall launch, will become "the biggest AR platform in the world", Craig Federighi, Apple's SVP of software engineering, said in announcing the update.

by | June 28, 2017 | 01:41

Media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. A year ago the service, one of the first successful music platforms in the smartphone era, had net losses of more than a quarter of a billion dollars as its user base left for other platforms like Spotify and Apple Music .

by | June 27, 2017 | 02:00

With iOS 11 , Apple finally made is easy to share your wi-fi password with friends. "When you are driving, you don't need to be responding to these kind of messages ". It's hard to say exactly how this new functionality will play out, but with Apple now embracing NFC it's definitely one to keep an eye on. However, the Cupertino firm is now starting to make improvements with its digital assistant.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:53

Some states did even better than the average ten percent. Coal now accounts for 30 percent of the USA energy mix, according to the Energy Information Administration. Of course, solar energy isn't the only force creating headaches for coal and its beleaguered workforce. "This will partly depend on the weather patterns in the year, but I could see substantial (wind and solar plant) additions before 2020 that will increase production to those levels".

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:55

During the auto ride preceding the accident, Brown was reported to have only had his hands on the wheel for about 25 seconds of the 37 minutes the vehicle was on autopilot , Reuters reported . As Reuters reports, Landskroner said the NTSB's findings should put that claim to rest. NHTSA also investigated the Autopilot crash, but ended its investigation in January and said it found no problem with how Autopilot operated.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:29

A passenger on board the flight said that the plane experienced two violent bumps and then several smaller bumps that occurred over a 10-minute span. Passengers are said to have suffered bone fractures, scalp lacerations and soft tissue injuries.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:25

The YotaPhone 3 has been announced at the China-Russia Expo in Harbin and the 64GB variant is said to cost $350 while the 128GB variant will sell at $450. According to reports from the teaser event, The Yota 3 will starting shipping in China come September, with pre-orders in Russian Federation starting at a similar time.

by | June 11, 2017 | 09:07

Speaking to USA Today in an interview published on Wednesday, Amazon senior vice president of devices David Limp seemed unmoved by Apple's new smart home speaker HomePod . The move is one of the first significant forays by Apple in the voice-technology, since the time it launched Siri way back in 2011. HomePod is deemed a more expensive competitor of Echo , which was released two years ago.

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:30

While Apple introduced a thinner, lighter MacBook Pro previous year, people still want a new MacBook Air. This is a huge improvement for iMacs and the MacBook, but it's deeply deeply annoying for those of us who bought the newly redesigned MacBook Pro back in November.

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:22

Find the latest trailer just above. The game will also have demo on the E3 2017 showroom floor, for those lucky enough to be attending the event. Driving in the rain, it seems, will have more consequences than usual, so be sure you've got the right vehicle and the right tires to grip onto that wet tarmac.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:55

Now it's going after a bigger target: your home . Originally rumored to be called Siri Speaker , the HomePod is a smart speaker with Wi-Fi capabilities meant to compete against Amazon Echo devices and Google Home-although it will be significantly more expensive.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:52

The new graphics enables extraordinary computing experiences, gaming and immersive virtual reality (VR) on select models. It works more smoothly with 4K video, too, but since the MacBook's display isn't that sharp, those increases will likely go unnoticed by the majority of buyers.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:57

On Monday, Putin told a French newspaper that the allegations of Russian meddling were a "fiction" driven by Democrats' "desire ... to improve their standing by accusing Russia of interfering". Putin deftly brushed off questions about meetings that members of the Trump campaign - including then-Sen. The Russian president underlined the importance of the Paris climate accord but noted that it's a framework agreement offering broad room for maneuvering for each signatory nation.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:19

President Donald Trump and Pope Francis met for the first time at the Vatican on Wednesday. During the 30-minute meeting at the Apostolic Palace, the Pope presented the President with copies of his three main teaching documents, a traditional gift for visiting heads of state, and a medal embossed with an olive branch.