• Fitbit to launch new smartwatch to compete with Apple
Fitbit to launch new smartwatch to compete with Apple

Xiaomi has shipped 3.7 million wearables worldwide in Q2 2017, which was a 23% annual rise from the same quarter previous year where it had shipped 3 million units of wearable devices, according to a Strategy Analytics report. Apple shipped 41 million units which was 2% up on the 40.4 million of Q2 2016. In Q2, 2017, global wearables shipments...

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  • NASA offering six-figure salary for 'Planetary Protection Officer' position
NASA offering six-figure salary for 'Planetary Protection Officer' position

This is part of an ongoing policy of planetary protection, applying to any space mission that could carry Earth organisms into space, or vice-versa. In fact, one look at the actual job listing on the U.S. govt site and one would know it's not so glamorous. While the title of the job suggests that the "Planetary Protection Officer" is supposed t...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to be released on September 15th?
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to be released on September 15th?

Galaxy Note 8 Launch Date - The phone is all set to launch on August 23 in NewYork. The other change the phone also comes with is a smaller battery capacity of 3200mAh alongside the updated Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, as for the rest of the specs, they remain unchanged.

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  • Duterte signs law on free internet access
Duterte signs law on free internet access

Carlos Zarate of Bayan Muna and Sarah Elago of Kabataan, authors of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act , said that since a budget was not provided under the proposed P3.7 trillion budget for 2018, it was incumbent upon members of the House to appropriate funds for its implementation.

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  • It's Amazing When Nothing Holds You Back\ New Nissan LEAF
It's Amazing When Nothing Holds You Back\ New Nissan LEAF

We've got high hopes, then, for the new Leaf - and this teaser shot released today suggests the carmaker could be onto a victor with the 2018 model. The most recent teaser focuses on the car's improved aerodynamic design, with Nissan promises makes the Leaf even more efficient.

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  • Stifel Nicolaus Raises Tableau Software, Inc
Stifel Nicolaus Raises Tableau Software, Inc

Tygh Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in Tableau Software during the first quarter worth $3,732,000. Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. The original version of this story can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/08/02/washington-capital-management-inc-lowers-stake-in-tableau-software-inc-nys...

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  • 'Glowing' water in exoplanet's atmosphere discovered by NASA - RT Viral
'Glowing' water in exoplanet's atmosphere discovered by NASA - RT Viral

The researchers analyzed how different molecules in the stratosphere react to particular wavelengths of light. If the water vapor was at a cooler temperature than the air below it, the vapor would have blocked a certain set of wavelengths; but if the water vapor was hotter, it would glow at those wavelengths, instead.

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  • Hackers Behind WannaCry Virus Have Withdrawn All the Money
Hackers Behind WannaCry Virus Have Withdrawn All the Money

Those behind the massive WannaCry ransomware attack earlier this year are making moves to protect their windfall. Some security commentators have expressed surprise that the funds have been accessed because of the belief that it will provide a money trail to the cyber criminals responsible for the WannaCry attacks.

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  • Elon Musk: Tesla is not considering raising more equity at this point
Elon Musk: Tesla is not considering raising more equity at this point

Presented in October 2016, the Solar Roof tiles are an element of a three-part solution by the company, including also energy storage and electric cars . During Tesla's earnings call Wednesday, Musk said that the Model Y will be "using substantial carryover from Model 3, in order to bring it to market faster".

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  • Facebook's related articles will add fact to fake news shares
Facebook's related articles will add fact to fake news shares

Facebook News Feed integrity product manager Tessa Lyons told TechCrunch , "Seeing Fact Checker's articles in Related Articles actually helps people identify whether what they're reading is misleading or false". Today, Facebook has announced that it is taking further steps to combat people being misled on the social media platform. This is one ...

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  • Philippe Coutinho: 12 possible replacements if Liverpool star joins Barcelona
Philippe Coutinho: 12 possible replacements if Liverpool star joins Barcelona

The Ligue 1 club are on the brink of smashing the world transfer record to sign Barcelona's Brazilian star , even though the size of the deal - worth as much as £500m when wages and bonuses are taken into account, according to some reports - would seem to be incompatible with FFP rules, which essentially state clubs can not spend more than they ea...

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  • Juncker: US should implement Russian Federation sanctions only after European Union consultation
Juncker: US should implement Russian Federation sanctions only after European Union consultation

The EU see the sanctions as the carrying out of intdustrial policy under the guise of sanctions. Also they feel the sanctions could adversely affect European firms including gas and oil projects that the EU relies. He pointed out that European Union reserves the right to take retaliatory measures in case its interests are violated. If diplomacy f...

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  • Facebook's Zuckerberg reportedly hires a Democratic pollster
Facebook's Zuckerberg reportedly hires a Democratic pollster

The initiative is dedicating to "advancing human potential and promoting equal opportunity". Zuckerberg and Chan have devoted a 99 percent of his Facebook shares, an estimated US$45 billion to charity and Benenson's hiring is yet another indication their philanthropic work was gearing towards the political and policy world, according to Politi...

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  • Euro 2017, Netherlands - England: how and where to watch
Euro 2017, Netherlands - England: how and where to watch

The silence when I scored, the deafening roar when they did. "But I know the players have put the hard work in and done everything they possibly can to prepare for this game. The news is a blow ahead of tomorrow's semi-final against host nation the Netherlands but Bardsley had already been rated highly doubtful for the match in Enschede.

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  • Surprise! Dragon Quest XI is selling like hotcakes in Japan
Surprise! Dragon Quest XI is selling like hotcakes in Japan

Collectively, Dragon Quest XI sold a total of 2,080,806 copies. What's more, Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Elusive Age should have considerable legs when compared to most games. Then again, this is Japan we're talking about; where the 3DS reigns supreme. With the game already announced for Western audiences, and this only being a few days w...

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  • Hands-On with the RED Hydrogen One $1200 Holographic Smartphone
Hands-On with the RED Hydrogen One $1200 Holographic Smartphone

The second prototype is just the "holographic" screen that the phone will ship with, which wasn't shown on video. By far, the most impressive out of the three prototypes showed in MKBHD's video was the first, and it was actually the one we truly got to see from every angle.

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  • Apple Shares Hit Record High Buoyed By Strong iPhone Sales, Resurgent iPad
Apple Shares Hit Record High Buoyed By Strong iPhone Sales, Resurgent iPad

The company's net income rose to US$8.72 billion from $7.80 billion a year earlier. Cook flipped the story, suggesting that since Apple doesn't have anything remotely approaching a majority of the phone market in China, the pre-eminence of WeChat meant Apple had an opportunity to more easily convert people to the iPhone from Android.

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  • Correction to Apple Sales Story
Correction to Apple Sales Story

Apple sold a total of 4.3 million Macs , flat compared to a year ago. Apple said it also set a new all-time record in service revenue , up 22 percent year-on-year to Dollars 7.27 billion. Here's another story line we weren't necessarily expecting: the iPad is growing again. And speaking of predictable, the company's services grew 2...

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  • Library to host Solar Eclipse Block Party
Library to host Solar Eclipse Block Party

Thus, the moon will cast a shadow on Earth. This cosmic coincidence results from the fact that the sun is 400 times larger than the moon and 400 times farther away - meaning the two bodies appear nearly identical in size as seen from Earth.

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  • Apple, Google Block Binary Trading Apps Over Scams
Apple, Google Block Binary Trading Apps Over Scams

Some apps from introducing brokers made it appear they were the issuer of the binary option and did not clearly inform investors if and how they would be compensated for referral business. Some were "merely collecting personal information which could be used for high-pressure cold calling". Most of the 330 apps that have been banned were illegiti...

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