Stories about Sci-tech

Dec 19 2017

CNIL orders WhatsApp to stop sharing data with Facebook

If WhatsApp fails to come into compliance with French law it faces being fined, the CNIL added. French data protection agency Cnil has issued a formal notice to WhatsAp...

Dec 15 2017

Free trial flies in for Injustice 2

You will have plenty of options to enjoy the tree chapters of the story mode, the single player modes and the multiplayer modes until the trial ends. Not only was it crit...

Dec 14 2017

IOS 11.2.1 rolls out with HomeKit fix

Aside from the Apple Pay Cash reinstall issue, the iOS 11.2 has also caused an error in the iPhone X's Face ID system. Last week the HomeKit app on the iOS devices wa...

Dec 14 2017

Crytek sues Star Citizen devs for copyright infringement, breach of contract

In legal papers shared online, Crytek also alleges that RSI and Cloud Imperium have not honoured agreements to prominently display Crytek's logo in materials used to publ...

Dec 14 2017

Microsoft's Cortana can now suggest follow-up tasks

The AI research aims to provide better nuance to search query answers. Microsoft also is working to make Bing at helping people find information, even when they aren't ...

Dec 13 2017

Twitter Now Lets You Natively Send Tweetstorms

You can also add more Tweets to your published thread at any time with the new "Add another Tweet" button. With the new feature, Twitter makes stitching a thread an...

Dec 12 2017

Google Maps Will Soon Remind Passengers to Get Off Their Stop

The main function of the upcoming feature is to provide real-time updates for passengers as they ride mass transit, according to Tech Crunch . And these updates may ...

Dec 12 2017

Has Nasa's Kepler telescope discovered alien life? Stargazers set for big announcement

By using machine learning provided by the tech giant, Nasa hopes that it can pick through the possible planets more quickly and hopefully find life-supporting planets...

Dec 12 2017

Best meteor shower of the year starts Wednesday night

As the Earth flies through the debris of a odd cross between a comet and an asteroid, 3200 Phaethon , material from that object will enter the Earth's atmosphere and put...

Dec 10 2017

Al Franken announces resignation following allegations of sexual misconduct

A national conversation about sexual harassment has intensified this fall after the heavily publicized case of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of many a...

Dec 09 2017

Instagram is trialling a separate messaging app to replace existing inbox

The Verge reports that Direct is being tested on both iOS and Android in six countries: Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay. A spokesperson for ...

Dec 09 2017

US House Approves Easing of Interstate Rules on Concealed Guns

The passage of the bill is a startling development after recent mass shootings that have rocked the nation and sparked calls for tightening, rather than loosening, gun...

Dec 08 2017

The oldest supermassive black hole ever seen has been discovered by scientists

The quasar's light discovered by the researchers dates back to approximately 690 million years after the Big Bang that formed the universe when the cosmos was only 5%...

Dec 07 2017

Messenger Kids, new Facebook app for children

Messenger Kids comes here with a swing and slew of the controls for their parents. Until this year, even big tech companies had been loath to set up children's sites w...

Dec 07 2017

Amazon Brings Handmade Gifts To Prime Now, Escalating Etsy Rivalry

Fresh from its earlier Prime Now launch in Singapore , Amazon now wants its customers in the island country to hop on its Prime service at S$8.99 a month ($6.70). The ...

Dec 07 2017

Google Starts Blocking YouTube on Fire TV, Echo Show

In 2016, YouTube's viewership on TV screens grew 90% compared to 2015, according to the Google-owned company. Google has upped the stakes in a bitter ongoing feud wit...

Dec 03 2017

2017 supermoon rises this weekend

At its perigee, the moon will be just 222,135 miles from Earth, almost 16,000 miles closer than it normally is throughout the year, according to NASA . Sunday and reach ...

Nov 30 2017

NRF: Retailers Win Thanksgiving Weekend With Strong Consumer Traffic

He believes that contradicts the idea that online-only shoppers are the demise of retailing. "A lot of things can change between now and then". And while a strong Black F...

Nov 30 2017

"OK Waze" Voice Control, HOV Lane Support in Canada and More

Talk to Waze is now available for English-speaking Wazers in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Ireland, and New Zealand, and will continually roll out in more...

Nov 29 2017

How to Fix: macOS High Sierra Flaw Allows Admin Access Without Password

The flaw requires physical access for most people, but could work remotely if the user has Remote Desktop enabled. A spokesperson for Apple was not immediately availa...