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Science Deezer adds integration with Amazon Alexa
Author: 0 Deezer adds integration with Amazon Alexa

Streaming Deezer on Alexa will come with a handful of features beyond simply asking Alexa to "play music on Deezer". According to a new piece by The Verge , Amazon is now working to fix a bug with its Alexa-enabled devices that has caused them to creepily laugh, completely unprompted.

Science Nasa wants to send your name to the Sun
Author: 0 Nasa wants to send your name to the Sun

NASA is giving people the chance to send their names to the sun aboard its Parker Solar Probe , which will plunge into our star's atmosphere on a quest for science. "This mission will answer questions scientists have sought to uncover for more than six decades", Zurbuchen added. The Parker Solar Probe is said to travel so fast that its closest approach to the sun will come at an expected 430,000 miles per hour.

Science Apple said to ditch iPhone notch design during 2019
Author: 0 Apple said to ditch iPhone notch design during 2019

Yet. Samsung recently made fun of the notch and past releases through an ad but the odd design choice has actually led to a number of look-alikes. That means, assuming we see a successor to the iPhone X later this year , it'll still feature the notch, but it'll be the last one to do so.

Science Jurassic World Pokemon Go-Like AR Mobile Game Announced
Author: 0 Jurassic World Pokemon Go-Like AR Mobile Game Announced

After Pokemon Go hit the global stage and was a hit among game enthusiasts, R games started coming up with more out of the box ideas. Based on the success of the 2015 movie and the hype for the upcoming movie in June, Universal Studios in collaboration with the video game developers at Ludia are releasing Jurrassic World Alive , a brand new mobile game! That is to say that it lets players roam the streets and find AR- projected wild dinosaurs that can be captured via an undisclosed ...

Science Fortnite Teams of 20 Is the Next Limited Time Mode
Author: 0 Fortnite Teams of 20 Is the Next Limited Time Mode

In addition to the news post, you can watch the snazzy reveal trailer embedded above. As a matter of fact, the companies unveiled a 50 versus 50 Last Team Standing mode and implemented it within the multiplayer sandbox survival title for a short period of time for players to enjoy.

Science Two-year-old boy locks parent's iPhone for 47 years
Author: 0 Two-year-old boy locks parent's iPhone for 47 years

She said she took her eye off her phone and her son long enough for the toddler to keep putting in the wrong passcode, but did not say how long the child had been left unattended. 'In this woman's case, the only way out [without waiting] is to erase all the phone data and do a factory reset, ' Mr Chunlong said. A phone technician at an Apple store in Shanghai was quoted as saying the woman could either wait half a century or wipe the handset via a factory reset.

Science Microsoft gives Insiders a first look at new privacy screen settings
Author: 0 Microsoft gives Insiders a first look at new privacy screen settings

The tweet posted by Belfiore also confirms that Microsoft is planning to bring the S Mode to all existing Windows 10 versions, including Windows 10 Home, Enterprise, and Pro. Microsoft managed to reel in a number of manufacturer partners ahead of its Windows 10 S announcement. Just 10 months after announcing the new operating system, Microsoft on Tuesday evening confirmed that it is being scrapped next year.

Science Android P to make your phone a Bluetooth Keyboard or Mouse
Author: 0 Android P to make your phone a Bluetooth Keyboard or Mouse

One of the more interesting features that will be coming with Android P is the ability to use your phone as a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse. The report mentions that the relevant APIs of the feature have been un-hidden, suggesting that the Android devices running on Android P will be able to use the feature.

Science Xiaomi's Mi TV 4A starts at just Rs 13999 in India
Author: 0 Xiaomi's Mi TV 4A starts at just Rs 13999 in India

On the other hand, the 32-Inch Mi TV 4A sports a HD display along with a 178-degree viewing angle. The former is priced at Rs 22999, while the latter drops even lower to Rs 13999. The TV is powered by the same quad-core Amlogic Cortex A53 SoC that's also on the Mi TV 4 and comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage . There is also a universal search on the MI TV 4 which will help the public to find content across all online that is known as the STB also.

Science Samsung to launch India-focused smartphones across price points in 2018
Author: 0 Samsung to launch India-focused smartphones across price points in 2018

While the 64GB version of the Galaxy S9 has been launched in India at Rs 57,900, the top-end 256GB version of the phone will be available for Rs 65,900. Both phones have an identical 8-megapixel autofocus front camera f/1.7 sensor and come with a microSD slot with support for cards up to 400GB capacity.

Science Cheniere Makes First LNG Shipments To India
Author: 0 Cheniere Makes First LNG Shipments To India

It has outperformed by 19.25% the S&P500. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys decreased its stake in Cheniere Energy Ptnrs Lp Hld (CQH) by 18.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Roffman Miller Associates Inc holds 65,040 shares with $3.26M value, down from 75,931 last quarter. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock.

Science Why Are Democrats Backing the Crapo Bill?
Author: 0 Why Are Democrats Backing the Crapo Bill?

The bill has overwhelming Republican support and enough Democratic backing that it's expected to gain the 60 votes necessary to clear the Senate. Sherrod Brown, the top Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee. "We're talking about smaller banks, regional banks". The three custody banks - Bank of New York Mellon , State Street and Northern Trust - would, when calculating how much capital to hold on their balance sheets, be able to set aside deposits they received from other banks ...

Science Xiaomi removes cash on delivery option for Redmi Note 5 Pro
Author: 0 Xiaomi removes cash on delivery option for Redmi Note 5 Pro

This would give a better chance to our Mi fans to purchase our products. As you can see, both variants of the phone are quite affordable, especially considering that the Redmi Note 5 Pro is quite capable of capturing really nice images, thanks to its dual camera setup on the back, while the phone also offers an all-metal build, and Xiaomi's well-optimized MIUI 9 skin out of the box, which comes on top of Android Nougat, in this case.

Science Chinese space station to crash to Earth within weeks
Author: 0 Chinese space station to crash to Earth within weeks

The European Space Agency has been tracking the Tiangong-1 Chinese satellite, and they expect that we may see it tumble into Earth at some point between March 24th and April 19th. An astrophysics at Harvard University, Jonathan McDowell said that such incidents have happened at an interval of every few years. However, the NPO Mashinostroyeniya employee (a Russian rocket design bureau), whose job was to clean up rocket debris, was actually killed by a grass wildfire caused by a Russian rocket ...

Science Samsung Galaxy S9 Has the Best Smartphone Camera, Too
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 Has the Best Smartphone Camera, Too

That said DisplayMate did award the iPhone X an A+ rating just past year, only not quite as high. In terms of software, the prototype was caught running on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. Per the benchmarking results, four single core test showed integer and floating point scores of 3,734 and 3,440 respectively for the Exynos 9810 .

Science Blizzard will bring 'Diablo 3' to Nintendo Switch after all
Author: 0 Blizzard will bring 'Diablo 3' to Nintendo Switch after all

The company said it was a "fun community engagement piece" and was not a precursor to a game announcement. "We have nothing to announce". " Eurogamer sources have told us that yes - the project is very much in production". Plus, Blizzard is that clever. The image - of a Diablo night light being repeatedly switched on and off - felt fairly deliberate. Therefore, chances are that this was just a clever tease that ended up garnering far more attention and reporting than Blizzard or ...

Science God Of War Is Getting A Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Pro
Author: 0 God Of War Is Getting A Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Pro

In the blog post detailing the limited edition PS4 Pro, Sony has also confirmed the resolution and features offered by God of War on the PS4 Pro. Pre-orders start today . The controller is "Leviathan Gray" with a single glyph on the right handle and the God of War logo on the touchpad. The action-adventure will output in a dynamic 4k resolution via 2160p checkerboard.

Science Google backs its Bristlecone chip to crack quantum computing
Author: 0 Google backs its Bristlecone chip to crack quantum computing

The crux of the challenge is getting the larger chip to demonstrate similar error rates they were able to achieve on the 9-qubit hardware: 1 percent for readout, 0.1 percent for single-qubit gates, and 0.6 percent for two-qubit gates. Before investigating specific applications, it is important to quantify a quantum processor's capabilities. They can assign a single system error by applying random quantum circuits to the device and checking the sampled output distribution against a classical ...

Science Trump Trade War - Germany rejects proposed tariffs
Author: 0 Trump Trade War - Germany rejects proposed tariffs

The president is unhappy with what he perceives to be imbalanced trade between the USA and other countries. Analysts at UBS said Europe would have a good chance of winning, but the group could take 18 months to reach a decision, says CNN Money .

Science AMD releases GPU drivers optimized for Vermintide 2 and Final Fantasy 15
Author: 0 AMD releases GPU drivers optimized for Vermintide 2 and Final Fantasy 15

What they don't list, however, are the additional benefits now available thanks to Project ReSX , or Radeon eSports experience. AMD has been introducing timely graphics driver updates and now we have the AMD Radeon Adrenaline Edition 18.3.1 which features optimization for Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition which is coming out today but has been cracked ahead of release .

Science Toyota Auris Says No To Diesels, Debuts New 178HP Hybrid Powertrain
Author: 0 Toyota Auris Says No To Diesels, Debuts New 178HP Hybrid Powertrain

The manufacturer is to boost further sales of petrol-electric hybrid cars which already account for almost half (45 per cent) of sales in the United Kingdom previous year, rising to 48 per cent in January. Like the C-HR, the new generation Auris will be offered only with petrol and HEV powertrains. According to the 2017 numbers from the company, sales of the diesel cars in Europe have fallen to mid-10%, while those of the hybrid cars have gone up to 41% in just 2 years, with a year-on-year ...