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Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S9 battery, camera, USB-C board revealed in pictures
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 battery, camera, USB-C board revealed in pictures

The upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9 would pack 3000mAh and 3500mAh batteries, respectively. The wholesaler, on its website, lists battery replacement for the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 Plus . XDA Developers couldn't decipher the normal names of many of these phones, one of which could be the foldable Galaxy X. The "crown", meanwhile, is believed to be the codename for the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

Sci-tech Apple to launch three new Macs with custom chips this year
Author: 0 Apple to launch three new Macs with custom chips this year

Apple is supposedly expanding its semi-conductor business by building co-processors for three new Macs this year. Introduced in the 2016 MacBook Pro , the coprocessor series is based on blueprints from Arm Holdings Plc and was originally created to power the laptop's Touch ID fingerprint reader.

Sci-tech Facebook Says It Will Prioritize Local News Posts
Author: 0 Facebook Says It Will Prioritize Local News Posts

Now it has to work to preemptively disarm any future privacy crises or other scandals, and co-opt the "Time Well Spent" rallying call before it becomes a "Time to leave Facebook" movement. In the third quarter, Facebook grew its ad sales by 47 percent to about $10 billion compared to the same period a year ago. The beat wasn't enough to satiate Wall Street, however, with shares of Facebook falling more than 4 percent after hours to below $180 a share.

Sci-tech A total lunar eclipse will be visible in Alberta Wednesday
Author: 0 A total lunar eclipse will be visible in Alberta Wednesday

The Moon looks like getting darker during a total eclipse, as our natural satellite is moving into the Earth's shadow. Let's break down this rare celestial phenomenon. The changes in temperature will happen more quickly than they do in a regular lunar day, a little less than 30 Earth days. A super moon , however, usually occurs before or after the occurrence of a blue moon or lunar eclipse.

Sci-tech Apple will give users control over slowdown of older iPhones
Author: 0 Apple will give users control over slowdown of older iPhones

Apple may carry over its Face ID facial recognition technology to a new iPad Pro later this year, according to some code found within the latest version of iOS 11 .3. There are a huge number of scenarios in which this is useful and even life-saving, but now, AML is only supported in the UK, Belgium, New Zealand, Sweden, Lithuania, and various parts of Austria.

Sci-tech Instagram Is Testing A Feature That Tells People When You've Screenshotted Them
Author: 0 Instagram Is Testing A Feature That Tells People When You've Screenshotted Them

The new functionality was spotted by Matt Navarra , who tweeted a screenshot that shows what Instagram users who do have access to the feature see when they look at their own profile page. In true Snapchat tradition, shared Stories are only available for a limited time. Apparently, users are not happy the way things turned out-with many of them complaining that the feeds are no longer chronological and are confusing.

Sci-tech Student emails every Claudia on campus after left swipe on Tinder
Author: 0 Student emails every Claudia on campus after left swipe on Tinder

That's what this one Missouri State University student Hayden Moll did when he mistakenly swiped left on a girl named Claudia when he meant to swipe right. With only a first name to go by, Moll found 22 Claudias in the MSU email database. It would be much appreciated! The real Claudia finally caught wind of his efforts, but instead of contacting him privately, she put him on blast on Twitter.

Sci-tech Whatsapp Business now official in the Play Store, APK available
Author: 0 Whatsapp Business now official in the Play Store, APK available

WhatsApp has launched it new WhatsApp Business App in selected markets i.e; Indonesia, Italy, U.K, Mexico and U.S. The company plans to rollout this business app globally soon. WhatsApp Business , however, is meant to open a new channel of communication between businesses and their customers. You can also list your useful information such as a business description, email or store addresses, and website.

Sci-tech Apple shuttle buses rerouted following suspected attacks
Author: 0 Apple shuttle buses rerouted following suspected attacks

It's suspected that someone is shooting out the windows using pellet guns, or perhaps throwing rocks. Apple and Google employee buses have been rerouted following attacks that resulted in windows being shattered while travelling on the I280 highway, Mashable reported .

Sci-tech Ferrari plans electric supercar to challenge Tesla
Author: 0 Ferrari plans electric supercar to challenge Tesla

Ferrari's desire to push into electrification is seen as a direct challenge to Tesla's slated release of the new and improved Roadster in 2020 - but don't expect Ferrari to unveil anything soon. Last summer we revealed that Ferrari had had a change of heart about building an SUV, and that it was now under consideration. Marchionne went on to say that Ferrari is compelled to launching an electric vehicle because of the speed at which powertrain technology is changing.

Sci-tech Samsung releasing limited edition white 2018 Winter Olympics Galaxy Note 8
Author: 0 Samsung releasing limited edition white 2018 Winter Olympics Galaxy Note 8

But more importantly, it boasts a white back "to celebrate the winter theme" and gold Olympic rings, inspired by the commemorative flame. Paralympians will also receive a phone case with the Paralympics logo. There's a white S-Pen included too, but I think Samsung missed a trick by not styling it into a mini ski or something... It is reported that 4000 of these devices will be distributed among the athletes and staff members before the official opening of the Olympics early next month.

Sci-tech Reliance Jio Now Offers More Data In Its Rs 153 Prepaid Plan
Author: 0 Reliance Jio Now Offers More Data In Its Rs 153 Prepaid Plan

The pack has a validity of 7 days. This plan offers users 105GB data for a period of 70 days, with a daily-FUP limit of 1.5GB data. Jio has also recently introduced three new plans of small denominations for its prepaid users. Separately, Reliance Jio has also announced a cashback offer called more than 100 per cent cashback offer. This comes just a day after the original Jio Surprise Cashback Offer was slated to end, January 15.

Sci-tech Communist Jeremy Corbyn Attacks America
Author: 0 Communist Jeremy Corbyn Attacks America

Last night Jeremy Corbyn was urged to trigger a clean-out of centrist MPs as the party completed its takeover of the ruling body . The British Parliament's Opposition Leader and chief of the UK Labour Party said he was "concerned" by Israel's refusal to grant entry to members of organizations promoting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, and blasted President Donald Trump for his "failure" to back the United Nations and United Nations Educational, Scientific ...

Sci-tech France's Macron visits Calais amid pressure over migration crisis
Author: 0 France's Macron visits Calais amid pressure over migration crisis

Macron used his speech to denounce the use of tear gas and physical violence against migrants, saying no breaches of professional ethics by police would be tolerated. During a visit to the city during which he met residents and migrants seeking asylum, the French president delivered a speech focused on proposals to overhaul France's immigration and asylum policies to alleviate the pressure on the port city.

Sci-tech Ford Revives Mach 1 Nameplate In The Form Of A Performance Hybrid
Author: 0 Ford Revives Mach 1 Nameplate In The Form Of A Performance Hybrid

Raj Nair, Head of Ford's North American operations has admitted that such moves are "rightful" adding: "We believe man-made Carbon dioxide is contributing to climate change and we've got our part to play". His replacement Jim Hackett has vowed to cut costs and drop some auto models from the lineup to refocus the company's future on sport utility vehicles, trucks and electrification.

Sci-tech Kia Forte: All-new model debuts
Author: 0 Kia Forte: All-new model debuts

Kia says that its compact sedan takes design cues from the Stinger to give it a more aggressive appearance. Thanks to a slight slope in the roof, a short front overhang and a sporty fascia, the 2019 Forte resembles the now famous Stinger model.

Sci-tech Topeka forecast calls for snow
Author: 0 Topeka forecast calls for snow

Temperatures will fall into the lower 30s and below freezing late Friday afternoon, with a transition from a wintry mix to snow. Our next chance at snow comes next Tuesday . The NWS originally had a winter advisory until 7 p.m. Saturday night , but canceled it around 12:30 p.m. because no more precipitation was expected.

Sci-tech OnePlus brings the Lava Red variant of 5T to India
Author: 0 OnePlus brings the Lava Red variant of 5T to India

Now let's have a look at the features and specifications of OnePlus 5T Lava Red edition . Talking about the Lava Red color variant, the change is only on the aesthetics front. But then the Lava Red variant of the OnePlus 5T was also a China-exclusive at some point of time so you never know. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the rear of the phone and is a ceramic made one.

Sci-tech LG launches 65-inch 'rollable' TV at CES 2018
Author: 0 LG launches 65-inch 'rollable' TV at CES 2018

South Korean flat-panel display maker LG Display Co. said Tuesday that it has showcased the world's first 65-inch ultra high-definition rollable organic light-emitting diode panel at the world's largest consumer electronics tradeshow in the U.S.

Sci-tech Microsoft Starts Testing Private Conversations Feature in Skype
Author: 0 Microsoft Starts Testing Private Conversations Feature in Skype

These private conversations can be used with audio calls and text chat, but can only be used on a single device at a time . To that end, Skype is rolling out end-to-end encryption within Private Conversations using Signal Protocol. Private Conversations can only be between you and one other contact. Signal is an open source project now found in WhatsApp , Facebook Messenger and Google Allo .

Sci-tech RIP Facebook News Feed for Publishers
Author: 0 RIP Facebook News Feed for Publishers

The company will elevate posts that ignite conversations and meaningful interactions between friends while demoting the many videos, news stories and business posts that users consume passively -without commenting and sharing. The changes are part of Facebook's redesign to increase "meaningful interactions" and reduce "passive consumption of low-quality content-even if it decreases some of our engagement metrics in the short term".

Sci-tech Overwatch League Skins & Sprays Now Available In-Game
Author: 0 Overwatch League Skins & Sprays Now Available In-Game

Starting tomorrow, fans of the team-based FPS can watch their favorite Overwatch League team either in person at Blizzard's eSports arena in Los Angeles, or online through Twitch. Watch live or dive into the action later with on-demand videos. "Our fans love to engage with content on Twitch, and we wanted to drive significant viewership of the Overwatch League in its inaugural season and beyond", said Armin Zerza, chief operating officer of Blizzard Entertainment.

Sci-tech HTC Debuts Shinier, More Expensive VR Headset
Author: 0 HTC Debuts Shinier, More Expensive VR Headset

Also worth noting are the dual front-facing cameras, one more than the current Vive , which HTC says are to "empower developer creativity". The new displays on the Vive Pro will be a 78 percent increase in resolution over the original Vive, HTC explained at press conference on Monday.

Sci-tech LOTTERY RESULTS: Mega Millions numbers for January 5, 2018 drawing
Author: 0 LOTTERY RESULTS: Mega Millions numbers for January 5, 2018 drawing

But the $570 million Powerball jackpot is still up for grabs. The winner's name, city of residence and details on the winnings can be made public; however, the winner's home address and telephone numbers are to be kept "confidential". It has a current jackpot of roughly $570 million, or $358.5 million cash. On Aug. 15, 2012, Donald Lawson, of Lapeer, won a $337 million Powerball jackpot.

Sci-tech Monster Hunter World Gets One More Beta, Details First DLC Monster
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World Gets One More Beta, Details First DLC Monster

See the new screens and trailers below! They include Teostra and Kushala Daora . If you're looking for a challenge, you can find that beast in Monster Hunter: World's Wildspire Waste. There's a major title update planned for spring 2018, which will add the monster Deviljho as well. Players will be able to put their hunting skills to the test against this brute.

Sci-tech Once in a blue moon
Author: 0 Once in a blue moon

The moon orbits around Earth in what is called an ellipse, keeping an average distance from Earth of about 238,000 miles. "The red/blood moon is possible because while the moon is in total shadow, some light from the Sun passes through Earth's atmosphere and is bent toward the moon", SCS said.

Sci-tech Nokia 6 (2018) fixes users' biggest complaints
Author: 0 Nokia 6 (2018) fixes users' biggest complaints

Let us have a look at its pricing, availability, and specifications in detail. It comes out of the box with Android 7.1.2 Nougat but the phone is expected to receive Android 8.0 Oreo pretty soon. Under the hood, there is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC with 2.2GHz Octa-core CPU and Adreno 508 GPU backed by 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and internal storage of 32GB/64GB.

Sci-tech Apple Buying Netflix Rumors Are Back Again
Author: 0 Apple Buying Netflix Rumors Are Back Again

Like many multinational corporations, Apple avoided repatriating profits from outside the U.S.to avoid being taxed a second time. Apple wants to get benefited from this by using its $252 billion cash stored in foreign jurisdiction. He argued that the streaming firm is "actually being more judicious" about how much it spends on original content, contrary to the many headlines reporting that it's willing to spend $20 million per original TV episode.

Sci-tech Nintendo Switch Homebrew Launcher Will Be Available Soon
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Homebrew Launcher Will Be Available Soon

While the hackers are keeping their kernel exploits under wraps, likely to prevent others from stealing it or for the effective backdoor to be slammed shut by Nvidia or Nintendo, they are planning to release a homebrew kit to allow for extra software to be run on the Switch.

Sci-tech Kodi Releases Version
Author: 0 Kodi Releases Version "18.0-Alpha1" for Xbox One

Kodi 18.0-Alpha1 for Xbox One is unstable and lacks access to some of the console's fundamental features. If you head over to the store on your Xbox One today, you'll find an option to download the free Kodi media player. There's no access to attached storage or to the Blu-ray drive. Kodi for Xbox One can access video and music files in a limited manner with network support being limited to NFS:// shares.

Sci-tech Counter To Reliance Jio Rs 98 Plan
Author: 0 Counter To Reliance Jio Rs 98 Plan

Here, Idea tops the rankings at 6.5Mbps, followed by Vodafone at 5.9Mbps, Jio at 4.3Mbps, and Airtel at 4Mbps. This new pack overtakes Jio's Rs 98 pack which offers 2.1 GB of 4G data, with unlimited local, STD, and roaming calls and 140 SMS per day with daily limit of 0.15 GB.

Sci-tech Lok Sabha passes triple talaq Bill; Congress and other parties go along
Author: 0 Lok Sabha passes triple talaq Bill; Congress and other parties go along

Prasad clarified that the Bill provides for subsistence allowance for the wife and dependent children after triple talaq is pronounced, a demand that a few opposition parties had made during the course of the debate. "It is the party's decision", Trinamool Lok Sabha member Saugata Roy said, refusing to elaborate. The president of the All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board, Shaista Amber, welcomed the tabling of the Bill but insisted that it should be in the light of Quran.

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