Sci-tech

Data Enables Google Search To Serve Estimated Restaurant Wait Times

Planning an impromptu trip to nearby restaurant as a special treat, but also anxious that you'll have to wait hours for your food to arrive? Wait times start going live today on desktop and mobile. Users will find that directly below the graphed data showing popular times, Google will now show estimated wait times if you were to walk in the door at that very moment. [Full Article...]

OnePlus will release the OnePlus 5T on November 21st

OnePlus will release the OnePlus 5T on November 21st Starting November 8, for $40, the public can purchase tickets to the launch event; everyone else can watch through the livestream on November 16 at 11am ET / 5pm GMT. Pictures shared by Lau certainly show off some impressive shots taken on the OnePlus 5T . That earned it a lot of fans, many of whom automatically buy the newest OnePlus phone as soon as it's available. [Full Article...]

Gunman opens fire at Texas church, killing at least 25

Gunman opens fire at Texas church, killing at least 25 Initial reports suggested at least one child, a 2-year-old, was among those shot. Sherri Pomeroy, the wife of church pastor Frank Pomeroy, told NBC News that her husband was out of town at the time of the shooting. According to the church's website, there was a worship service Sunday morning that began at 11 a.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbot said his thoughts and prayers were with the victims and ... [Full Article...]

Tesla Stock Punished by High Costs and Delayed Production

Tesla Stock Punished by High Costs and Delayed Production That's the message this week from Nomura Instinet, which reiterated its Buy rating on the electric automaker, noting Tesla will eventually figure out its production issues with the new Model 3 sedan. 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. [Full Article...]

Why aren't the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter testifying?

Why aren't the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter testifying? Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch told a hearing that Instagram posts by suspect Russian accounts were seen by some 20 million Americans previous year. Instead, lawmakers released exhibits showing only some of those ads. The political ads also tried to lure in Christian worshippers. "This is whole lot broader than simply the 2016 election ", Sen. [Full Article...]

Super Mario Odyssey: How to Break Metal Blocks

Super Mario Odyssey: How to Break Metal Blocks That figure includes both physical and digital sales, as well as copies of the game included in Switch bundles, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima revealed during the company's latest financial briefing . In our review, we called Odyssey one of Mario's "most inventive adventures yet". Put another way, more than a quarter (28.5 percent) of all Switch owners have purchased Super Mario Odys... [Full Article...]

Bharti Airtel Q2 net profit dips 76.5%

Mobile data traffic has grown fourfold to 784 Bn MBs in the quarter as compared to 178 Bn MBs in the corresponding quarter a year ago. The company said it had "stepped up" the capex investments in the quarter on the back of data coverage and capacity. [Full Article...]

Microsoft to launch Surface Pro with LTE on December 1st

Microsoft to launch Surface Pro with LTE on December 1st Consumer Reports recently said that, following the recent release of the Surface Book 2 , it would not change its decision to remove the recommended status from Microsoft Surface products on reliability grounds until it had fully tested the device. [Full Article...]

Razer Phone leak reveals a dated design but tremendous specs

Razer Phone leak reveals a dated design but tremendous specs Popular gaming hardware brand Razer is all set to enter the smartphone industry with the upcoming Razer Phone . A few weeks ago an accidental leak posted some specifications of the #RAZER Phone on GFXbench, which revealed a very capable device. [Full Article...]

Destiny 2 Expansion 1 Details and Release Date Revealed by Bungie

Destiny 2 Expansion 1 Details and Release Date Revealed by Bungie Not to anyone's surprise, the DLC will give players much more to observe of Mercury than we see in Destiny 2 now or even in Destiny 1. Curse of Osiris will launch on all platforms on December 5, just a little over a month away. As always, they are looking to entirely reform the world in their image (much like vanilla Destiny's original plotline). Mercury will give players a new area ... [Full Article...]

NASA brings space horror to Halloween

NASA brings space horror to Halloween The playlist includes radar echoes, plasma waves , and even dust smacking into a comet. "In regions laced with magnetic fields , such as the space environment surrounding our planet, particles are continually tossed to and fro by the motion of various electromagnetic waves known as plasma waves ", NASA explained earlier this year. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5T Hands-On Photo Leaked Online; Company Officials Tease Camera Samples

The smartphone will sport a 6-inch qHD bezel-less display and will be powered by Snapdragon 835 processor. Obviously, none of this has been confirmed yet as OnePlus has yet to even announce the existence of the phone, but if this latest leak is legitimate, we should know a whole lot more about the OnePlus 5T in just a few weeks at the launch event. [Full Article...]

Apple lowered iPhone X's Face ID accuracy to meet demand

Apple lowered iPhone X's Face ID accuracy to meet demand The firm owned 130,349 shares of the iPhone maker's stock after selling 10,594 shares during the quarter. Apple's vision for how Face ID will work is super ambitious and relies on highly sophisticated components that have never been assembled in a package this small before. [Full Article...]

'Anemic' iPhone 8 demand, production cuts weigh down Apple

'Anemic' iPhone 8 demand, production cuts weigh down Apple However, not everyone can afford to fork out as much as RM5,899 to buy a smartphone . Apple is battling hard to build sales of iPhone 8 and the accompanying could be their last alternative of relinquishing a more seasoned form of iPhone to push purchasers into purchasing iPhone 8. [Full Article...]

Air scare: Cell phone catches fire on Delhi-Indore Jet Airways flight

Air scare: Cell phone catches fire on Delhi-Indore Jet Airways flight Samsung had been spreading Nougat love for quite some time now, as many Galaxy smartphones and tablets have already received software updates this year. An official spokesperson from Jet Airways, commenting on the situation said in the report: "Jet Airways crew immediately took charge of the situation, as also all necessary steps as a precautionary measure (were taken), and as per the prescribed g... [Full Article...]

Google Pixel 2 XL burnt in after just one week of use!

Google Pixel 2 XL burnt in after just one week of use! Google seems to be aware of the issue, and based on a comment the company issued to The Verge , Google says it is "actively investigating" users' reports . That means the display may be permanently damaged in areas where a recurring image (like the Android navigation buttons) discolors the screen. In a statement issued to the media, a Google spokesman said: 'The Pixel 2 XL screen has been de... [Full Article...]

First 13 Original Xbox Backward Compatible Games Announced

First 13 Original Xbox Backward Compatible Games Announced With Xbox One being pushed as an all-in-one entertainment center, this is an excellent way to make all of your favorite games playable in one place. They will be on the Xbox One store tomorrow, October 24, so you won't have to wait very long to get your retro Xbox fix. Explore Games on Demand to see all available titles. [Full Article...]

Google Chrome Antivirus Feature - Google added Basic antivirus features in chrome

That's because some 37,000 Google Chrome users have installed a fake version of the browser software. The first is related to extensions and sees Chrome now detect when user settings have been changed without a user's consent. The updated desktop Chrome also brings a new Ambient Light Sensor API that will allow websites to adapt to any changes in the intensity of light. Google has introduced... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm Introduces New Snapdragon 636 Chipset for Mid-range Phones

Qualcomm Introduces New Snapdragon 636 Chipset for Mid-range Phones Secondly, and fitting in nicely with the event, Qualcomm demonstrated the world's first mobile chipset for 5G data connections , plus a 5G smartphone reference design. Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 636 features the Qualcomm Kryo 260 CPU, which delivers a 40 percent increase in device performance over the Snapdragon 630 , and is built using 14nm FinFet process, making it software-compatible with the... [Full Article...]

Twitter to role out strict rules on hate speech, sexual harassment

Dorsey seems bothered by the #WomenBoycottTwitter boycott that took place Friday, when some users protested over the company's decision to suspend actress Rose McGowan's account earlier this week. Twitter routinely promises to fix it , and routinely has to promise to "be better" a few months later. The platform is also being questioned over the role it played in Russia's efforts to meddl... [Full Article...]


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