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Sci-tech Nintendo Sold About 4.7M Switch in first Four Months
Author: 0 Nintendo Sold About 4.7M Switch in first Four Months

The top-selling Switch titles are, perhaps unsurprisingly, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , which is at 3.92 million, while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is not far off with 3.54 million, 1-2-Switch is now at 1.22 million and, finally, Arms has sold 1.18 million.

Sci-tech Kaspersky announces global roll out of Kaspersky Free
Author: 0 Kaspersky announces global roll out of Kaspersky Free

The company has been working on Kaspersky Free for 18 months, a development phase that included pilot versions in several markets including Russia, Ukraine, China and Scandinavian countries. The launch coincides with company's 20th birthday today, although the roll-out won't be fully global instantaneously and will be done over next four months.

Sci-tech Bollywood movies based on 1999 India-Pakistan Kargil War
Author: 0 Bollywood movies based on 1999 India-Pakistan Kargil War

The Kargil war was fought for a long span of 60 days and ended on 26th July which took many lives on both sides India and Pakistan. The ultimate victory of the Indian Army is celebrated each year, on July 26 as it is on this day, in the year 2000 that the war officially came to an end with the Indian Army announcing a complete evacuation of Pakistani trespassers.

Sci-tech Apple to Pay $506M to the University of Wisconsin in an…
Author: 0 Apple to Pay $506M to the University of Wisconsin in an…

WARF had asked for damages to be tripled, claiming that Apple knew of the patent and willfully infringed upon it. Apple has been ordered to pay the University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent licensing arm a sum of $506m (£387.49m). This isn't the only patent case Apple is facing from WARF. It involves U.S. Patent No. 5,871,752 , which was issued in 1998 and describes the use of a predictor circuit that can help a processor run more efficiently by analyzing previous mis-speculations.

Sci-tech Huge drop in sperm count could lead to human extinction
Author: 0 Huge drop in sperm count could lead to human extinction

The men researched in those studies were not chosen for the studies based on their fertility status. The research team then restricted the studies with a sample collection between 1996 and 2011, and found the slope to be equally steep and significant, indicating that the rate of decline is not decreasing.

Sci-tech NASA Is Trying To Get Supersonic Commercial Flight Off The Ground
Author: 0 NASA Is Trying To Get Supersonic Commercial Flight Off The Ground

Now that the technological barriers are being overcome, the next step for short long haul flights will be lifting the ban the United States implemented with regards to supersonic travel over land in 1973 . The plan is to create a commercially viable aircraft that can help address the growing demand for high-speed air transit, which is encouraged by trends like distributed workforces and global corporate conglomerates.

Author: 0 Elon Musk Slams Mark Zuckerberg's 'Limited' Understanding of AI

Elon Musk vs Mark Zuckerberg: Musk says Facebook co-founder's understanding of AI is limited. "His understanding of the subject is limited", Musk said on micro-blogging site Twitter where he is extremely active and often engages in conversations with fans and Twitter users.

Sci-tech Xbox Games with Gold for August 2017 Leak
Author: 0 Xbox Games with Gold for August 2017 Leak

The acclaimed stylish action game Bayonetta will be offered up August 1st- August 15th, while third-person shooter Red Faction: Armageddon will be free the 16th- 31st. It has pretty positive reviews generally ranging from about 86-90 on Metacritic . Trials Fusion is a platformer and racing game in which the player navigates many obstacles in an arcade-like setting on a motorcycle.

Sci-tech Adobe to Kill Flash Plugin by 2020
Author: 0 Adobe to Kill Flash Plugin by 2020

Today usage is only 17 percent and continues to decline. The software giant said in a blog post its software, once considered a standard, was being supplanted by open standards such as HTML5 which have matured and become viable alternatives for content.

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Author: 0 "Facebook Rumored to Develop Its Own 'Smart Speaker' with 15" Touchscreen

The speaker is reportedly being developed by Facebook's consumer hardware lab, Building 8 . The only question that pops up in our mind when we hear about Facebook's plan is that it does not have a virtual assistant like Siri or Alexa so how will it create a speaker? Facebook is developing a smart speaker with a 15-inch touchscreen panel similar to that of Amazon's latest product, the Echo Show, according to reports.

Sci-tech Toyota's Fast-Charging Car By 2022
Author: 0 Toyota's Fast-Charging Car By 2022

Solid-state batteries can be made smaller and lighter than the lithium-ion batteries that now power electric vehicles, but engineering such a battery at an attractive price point for mass production has been a challenge. Toyota is planning to set up its manufacturing set up in China for mass production of electric batteries. Existing electric cars rely on lithium-ion batteries which need up to 30 minutes to recharge even with faster charging systems in place.

Sci-tech Moto's snap-on 360-degree camera mod is like a third eye
Author: 0 Moto's snap-on 360-degree camera mod is like a third eye

Instead, the company has a water-repellant coating that might save it from a splash, but that's about it. The Moto 360 Camera mod will be available the same time as the Moto Z2 Force , priced at $299. Essentially offering lovely portrait photography like the iPhone 7 Plus. Two days ago, we reported about a leak that showcased live pictures of the Moto Z2 Force with dual cameras .

Sci-tech New details emerge for Destiny 2's Patrol mode
Author: 0 New details emerge for Destiny 2's Patrol mode

The framework of Public Events are similar to Destiny 1's repeatable events, though Bungie Rituals and Programming Lead Rob Engeln stated that they've reimagined the previous features. The final addition to open-world/Patrol gameplay are "Flashpoints", which are weekly challenge events that offer you the chance to get better gear. We really want the sense of exploration of starting in an area and looking at all the things that are there and then moving to the next area and slowly uncovering ...

Sci-tech New version of Mac malware Fruitfly spotted
Author: 0 New version of Mac malware Fruitfly spotted

And now a new variant of the invasive software has been found on hundreds of Macs, according to CNET sister site ZDNet . Within two days of registering one of these addresses, almost 400 infected Macs were connected to the server, mostly from homes located in the United States.

Sci-tech Bioware bizarrely promotes Anthem through crop circles in new video
Author: 0 Bioware bizarrely promotes Anthem through crop circles in new video

Now we're asking ourselves whether there will be a corn maze scenario in the game to honour this guy. In today's "odd news", BioWare has partnered with the Edmonton Corn Maze to celebrate the announcement of Anthem . Of course, the caveat is that the 17-acre corn field "in no way represents Anthem's gameplay". Well, mainly because the folks at BioWare like to go to the corn maze with their families.

Sci-tech Tech group sides with Apple in Qualcomm's iPhone ban dispute
Author: 0 Tech group sides with Apple in Qualcomm's iPhone ban dispute

Finally the Intel complaint points out that 'Qualcomm asks the Commission for an exclusion order that would, in practical effect, bar Intel premium LTE modems from entering the United States, once again reinforcing Qualcomm's dominance in the premium LTE modem merchant market for reasons having nothing to do with the merits of its product offering'.

Sci-tech Facebook purchases Source3 to stop content being pirated
Author: 0 Facebook purchases Source3 to stop content being pirated

In a statement welcoming their subsumption into the Facebook fold, the team at Source3 wrote: "Today, we wanted to let everyone know that we've chose to continue our journey with Facebook ". This is far from being the first time that Facebook has tried to tackle the problem of piracy , and to keep creators happy by ensuring they do not miss out on the money they could be making.

Sci-tech Scientists spy new evidence of water in the Moon's interior
Author: 0 Scientists spy new evidence of water in the Moon's interior

The scientists at Brown theorize that the water came later when the moon was still in a molten state, from comet impacts and was absorbed into the interior of the newly formed satellite. There were concerns that the water had entered those samples on their return to our planet, but further inspection has since revealed that they were just as rich in water as some basalts here on Earth.

Sci-tech Microsoft's new HoloLens will include an AI processor
Author: 0 Microsoft's new HoloLens will include an AI processor

The next generation of Microsoft HoloLens will feature a smarter processor designed specifically to power advanced AI operations, the company has revealed. The HPU processes information from onboard sensors - such as inertial measurement, head tracking, and infrared tracking. What we do know so far about the second-gen HPU is that it will incorporate an accelerator for deep neural networks (DNNs).

Sci-tech IOS 11 beta 4 brings redesigned icons for Notes, Contacts, and Reminders
Author: 0 IOS 11 beta 4 brings redesigned icons for Notes, Contacts, and Reminders

The auto-join button itself was first added in an earlier version of the iOS 11 beta , and it can be found by tapping on the small blue "i" icon next to any Wi-Fi network. In terms of the other Apple products, tvOS, watchOS, and macOS High Sierra also got updates. So we can expect Apple to release the iOS 11 update for existing devices around the same time.

Sci-tech 'I want you dead right now': Man's road rage meltdown
Author: 0 'I want you dead right now': Man's road rage meltdown

No injuries were reported from the crash and no arrests have been made. When he got out the auto he said, "Do you know who I am?" He called Mr Gale's wife a "big s**t", and not even their 11-year-old son was spared, Mr Beeley pointing at him and saying he too was a "w****r" and under arrest.

Sci-tech Overcooked: Special Edition coming to the Switch this Thursday
Author: 0 Overcooked: Special Edition coming to the Switch this Thursday

It comes with the base game, The Lost Morsel add-on that added six more campaign levels and chefs, a helicopter navigation vehicle, and the Jungle theme. We played a bit of Overcooked upon its initial release on PS4, Xbox One and PC last summer. All of them are generally silly in some way. Choose a human, racoon, dinosaur, French bulldog, robot or even a reindeer in your quest for culinary greatness! "Traverse through the campaign solo or engage in classic, chaotic couch co-op for up to ...

Sci-tech Clark announces £246m battery technology investment
Author: 0 Clark announces £246m battery technology investment

The "research, innovation , and scale-up" competitions will be led by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Meanwhile, Clark said the national Advanced Propulsion Centre will work with the automotive sector "to identify the best proposition for a new state-of-the-art open access National Battery Manufacturing Development facility".

Sci-tech Destiny 2 Beta Extended Two Days
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Beta Extended Two Days

It's more time no matter what. The Destiny 2 beta features the first story mission Homecoming along with The Inverted Spire Strike taking place on Nessus. Moreover, microtransactions within the game can also be found here including a mini soccer field and chickens that players can make friends with. Destiny 2 is launching on Xbox One and PS4 this September, with a PC release happening later in October.

Sci-tech Google Pixel 2 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 chipset
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 chipset

However, a new report this week tells us a different story. How, it remains unclear whether the processor will be featured in both, Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 smartphones. But, a few contradicting reports have surfaced lately, suggesting that the device could instead pack the current Qualcomm flagship chipset, i.e., Snapdragon 835.

Sci-tech Boris Johnson Jokes About New Zealand Maori Greeting
Author: 0 Boris Johnson Jokes About New Zealand Maori Greeting

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arriving with New Zealand Governor General, Dame Patsy Reddy and foreign minister Gerry Brownlee, at Pukeahu National War memorial Park in Wellington. Following traditional music from female community members at Takahanga Marae, Boris Johnson remarked that strong female leadership is something New Zealand and the UK share - referring to his boss, UK Prime Minister Theresa May .

Sci-tech NASA Issues Warning About Unsafe Eclipse Viewing Glasses
Author: 0 NASA Issues Warning About Unsafe Eclipse Viewing Glasses

On Monday, the day of the eclipse, hours are 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. We have created a direct link to that site's page about the August 21 eclipse at tinyurl.com/eclipseNC; there, you can also look up the times for other cities in our readership area and elsewhere in North Carolina.

Sci-tech Arrow season 6 first-look trailer arrives
Author: 0 Arrow season 6 first-look trailer arrives

Some casting news accompanied the explosive video. Black Canary , played by Katie Cassidy is in the season as his very capable partner but now they are flanked by the skilled and merciless Slade Wilson or the mercenary better known as Deathstroke , played by Manu Bennett .

Sci-tech In Fukushima Milestone, Underwater Robot Likely Finds Melted Nuclear Fuel
Author: 0 In Fukushima Milestone, Underwater Robot Likely Finds Melted Nuclear Fuel

Enclosed by the huge primary containment vessel, the pressure vessel originally contained the fuel rod assemblies. But in the meantime, TEPCO representatives have hinted at further analysis on the melted nuclear fuel deposits found in Fukushima's Unit 3 reactor, while stressing the importance of finding more debris in each damaged reactor, as far as decommissioning is concerned.

Sci-tech Antonio Conte confident Pedro will travel to Singapore with Chelsea
Author: 0 Antonio Conte confident Pedro will travel to Singapore with Chelsea

These type of friendly games are important to play because you understand your level of physical preparation. "It's a physical and very strong league". "Good luck for the next year but you are not in my plan". Diego Costa's situation at Stamford Bridge will have given the striker hope that he could fill the gap left by the want away striker.

Sci-tech Medved: 'Dunkirk' is one of the best war movies in years
Author: 0 Medved: 'Dunkirk' is one of the best war movies in years

The three interlocking stories come together only at the end. He was the apprentice of a garage owner played by Richard Attenborough who captained one of the small boats that went to rescue the stranded Allied troops. In his very first big role, the 20-year-old actor leaves a mark and is the character one gets attached to. On the beach, we follow a young soldier, played by Fionn Whitehead in his first feature film , in a almost wordless performance, through an unspeakably harrowing ...

Sci-tech Florida man streams risky beach ride on Facebook Live
Author: 0 Florida man streams risky beach ride on Facebook Live

Meanwhile, officers had tracked down the suspect, driving a black Jeep Cherokee , in downtown Clearwater , where he refused to follow their commands. "We were lucky we were awake and alert", Ball told the Tampa Bay Times. A judge revoked Ryan Stiles' bond stemming from another recent arrest and told the 36-year-old, "there's no bond on your misdemeanor so a million dollars won't get you out now".

Sci-tech Essential Phone will launch 'in a few weeks', says Andy Rubin
Author: 0 Essential Phone will launch 'in a few weeks', says Andy Rubin

In an email to potential customers who signed up for information on the device, Rubin says it will start shipping "in a few weeks". The Android creator's mobile phone startup Essential Products unveiled the phone at the end of May after talking about it for months, but so far there has been no sign of the actual handset.

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