• Man dies after apparently poisoning himself during police chase
Man dies after apparently poisoning himself during police chase

A Camarillo man under investigation in a Los Angeles-area rape case involving an underage victim led officers Wednesday on a chase that ended with his self-induced poisoning death on the 101 Freeway in Ventura, authorities said. Undercover investigators were planning to serve an arrest warrant on Hanks at around 7:30 a.m. when they asked the Califo...

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  • Rare first burst from star explosion captured by an amateur astronomer
Rare first burst from star explosion captured by an amateur astronomer

An Argentinian locksmith has done something never done before in the history of astronomy - capture the birth of a supernova. Buso's images are the first to capture the brief " shock breakout " phase of a supernova, when a wave of energy rolls from a star's core to its exterior just before the star explodes.

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  • Is Xiaomi working on its first gaming smartphone?
Is Xiaomi working on its first gaming smartphone?

Meanwhile, Xiaomi is expected to launch the successor of Mi Mix 2s smartphone which is dubbed as Mi Mix 2s at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. Going by its website , the Black Shark poses itself as a gaming company that focuses in mobile ecosystem. The " Blackshark " lays out its pitch for a powerful gaming smartphone by having all the t...

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  • Motorola Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play codenames leaked
Motorola Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play codenames leaked

According to sources, the phones have Ashley, Blaine, and Teller respectively. We can expect the smartphones to be unveiled some time after MWC 2018. According to reports, Moto G6 will sport a 5.7-inch Full HD+ display with 1080 x 2160 pixels (424 ppi density) and 18:9 aspect ratio, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor and run Android...

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  • Intel deploys Spectre mitigations for newer processors to OEMS and partners
Intel deploys Spectre mitigations for newer processors to OEMS and partners

Intel is attempting to patch Spectre again today with the rollout of patches for Kaby Lake-, Coffee Lake-, and Skylake-based platforms. "This represents our sixth, seventh and eighth generation Intel Core product lines, as well as our latest Intel Core X-series processor family".

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  • SpaceX Pushes Back Starlink Satellite Launch To Feb. 21 For Further Testing
SpaceX Pushes Back Starlink Satellite Launch To Feb. 21 For Further Testing

The booster is one of two side-mounted Falcon 9 rockets that helped launch the Falcon Heavy on its debut flight February 6. Before Starlink is operational , there's a lot the company needs to figure out, The Verge's Loren Grush writes , but we do know that the satellites will be moving around above Earth, rather than staying in a fixed ...

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  • Overwatch League and Twitch Offering Virtual Rewards To Enhance Viewing Experience
Overwatch League and Twitch Offering Virtual Rewards To Enhance Viewing Experience

The inaugural Overwatch League regular season is set to resume on Wednesday afternoon. Overwatch League viewers can receive free League Tokens just by watching live matches on Twitch and some new skins can be unlocked by Cheering during matches according to a post on the Twitch blog .

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  • Lindsey Vonn Breaks Down Crying After Winning Bronze Medal at Winter Olympics
Lindsey Vonn Breaks Down Crying After Winning Bronze Medal at Winter Olympics

The American had been among the favorites to win gold in her strongest event but a mistake-free run was not enough to hold off Italy's Sofia Goggia , who captured Olympic gold and shed her label as one of the world's best skiers to have never won a major title on the biggest stage possible.

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  • Lindsey Vonn bested by Italian in likely last Olympic downhill race
Lindsey Vonn bested by Italian in likely last Olympic downhill race

What she also hopes to do, of course, is win a second gold medal in her sport's fastest event, to go along with the one from the 2010 Vancouver Olympics . The fifth skier to take the course, Goggia gave a shrug of her shoulders soon after finishing in a time of 1 minute, 39.22 seconds. Vonn has coped with a string of serious injuries in her care...

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  • Jio To Supply 2 Crore JioPhones In UP In Next Two Months
Jio To Supply 2 Crore JioPhones In UP In Next Two Months

Emphasising on making Uttar Pradesh an "Uttam Pradesh", Ambani said India can not rise to its full potential without the rise of 22 crore people of the state. Addressing the gathering, Adani group chairman Gautam Adani promised to stand by the UP leadership in transforming the state. "Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra said that if policies s...

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  • Nest's indoor security camera now has Google Assistant built in
Nest's indoor security camera now has Google Assistant built in

Today you can find it in smartphones , tablets , laptops , TVs , watches , smart speakers , headphones and soon, smart displays . However, the voice commands can be used to play audio on other Chromecast enabled devices. That's a big deal because your only options previously were plans at $10 for 10 days or $30 for 30 days. It's also i...

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  • Sarah Sanders Takes Questions On Russia Charges, Florida Shooting
Sarah Sanders Takes Questions On Russia Charges, Florida Shooting

The president, following the U.S. Justice Department's latest indictment against more than a dozen Russian nationals and entities, further argued that " Russia started their anti-U.S. "So we still insist, we think such evidence lacks foundation, we don't think it's in any case comprehensive, we don't think it's fair and we can't agree with i...

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  • Qualcomm's sample headset teases what's next for mobile VR
Qualcomm's sample headset teases what's next for mobile VR

These features are now set to include "foveated rendering" (VR eye tracking) and support for room-scale VR experiences. The device itself is, of course, an evolution of previous reference designs, and the big Q claims that the new Snapdragon 845 headset's display is twice as strong as the previous generation, while also boasting 30% faster gr...

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  • New Regulator Filing Suggests Apple Readying Two New iPads
New Regulator Filing Suggests Apple Readying Two New iPads

Earlier this week, Apple registered several new devices in the Eurasian commission database, which was first discovered by Consomac . The company received permission from the Eurasian Economic Commission to market the A1893 and A1954 tablets running iOS 11 .

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  • All-new Volvo V60 family estate revealed
All-new Volvo V60 family estate revealed

Volvo's newest estate is expected to arrive in showrooms in September 2018, although an exact date has not been announced. The new T6 Twin Engine AWD plug-in hybrid offers 340 hp and the T8 Twin Engine AWD plug-in hybrid offers 390 hp. While exact specifications haven't been released yet, it's expected that the V60 will continue the existing Volvo ...

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  • 'Samurai' Goggia wins Olympic downhill, Vonn third
'Samurai' Goggia wins Olympic downhill, Vonn third

She gave a shrug after crossing the line knowing that Vonn, the most decorated female skier of all time, was going to be going out two spots behind her. Last week, she became the first American woman to complete a triple axel in Olympic history when she did it during the team competition. The Italian skier won the women's downhill Wednesday, hold...

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  • Apple Securing Supply of Key Ingredient in Its Batteries, Cobalt
Apple Securing Supply of Key Ingredient in Its Batteries, Cobalt

Apple is reportedly in talks about buying cobalt direct from miners in a long-term deal set to span five years or more. As it stands it has been estimated that a quarter of all cobalt production is used for smartphones, but that could change in the future.

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  • Leman secures gold in dramatic men's ski cross final at Pyeongchang 2018
Leman secures gold in dramatic men's ski cross final at Pyeongchang 2018

Canada's Chris Del Bosco goes airborne on the last jump on the ski cross course in Pyeongchang, South Korea on February 21, 2018. "I wish Kevin could have been with me on the podium but maybe next time he can have the same feeling that I do now after being fourth at a Games", Leman added.

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  • South Africa's LTE coverage and speeds lag behind
South Africa's LTE coverage and speeds lag behind

OpenSignal , a company that specialises in wireless coverage mapping, yesterday released a report, which analyses of the state of LTE on a global scale, and measures the average LTE speeds availability on a per-country basis. Countries like India and Thailand, though providing far-reaching access to LTE signals, lack the capacity to deliver speed...

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  • Android P to be Available with Improved Security Measures
Android P to be Available with Improved Security Measures

Thanks to a source code commit , some information on upcoming new security features for Android P may have already been revealed. There are some apps that require background operations. This feature will be relief for people who were concerned for their privacy. The implementation of this new feature comes with its own consequences for some ...

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  • Mr. Steven, a Netted Claw-Boat, Could Save SpaceX Millions
Mr. Steven, a Netted Claw-Boat, Could Save SpaceX Millions

Musk's idea is pretty simple. SpaceX is set to launch two prototype probes Wednesday to begin testing spacecraft and antenna technology the company hopes will eventually power a network of thousands of satellites blanketing planet Earth with broadband Internet coverage.

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  • Chandrayaan 2 Launch: ISRO's Mission Cheaper Than Hollywood Movie Interstellar
Chandrayaan 2 Launch: ISRO's Mission Cheaper Than Hollywood Movie Interstellar

It is under Chandrayaan-1 mission that the Isro spotted water on the moon. Speaking of the cost of the Chandrayaan-2 mission and what makes it much more economical than Interstellar, ISRO chairman Dr K Sivan told the Times of India: "Simplifying the system, miniaturising the complex big system, strict quality control and maximising output from ...

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  • Facebook will send postcards to stop election interference
Facebook will send postcards to stop election interference

But Trump has not responded to that with "tough" words against Russian Federation, lashing out instead against Democrats, other critics and his Federal Bureau of Investigation. "The Trump campaign did nothing wrong - no collusion!" "All of us are victims". Obama also never moved to provide Ukraine with weapons during the Russian-backed insurgen...

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  • Faster Porsche 911 GT3 RS to be revealed at Geneva
Faster Porsche 911 GT3 RS to be revealed at Geneva

The new road-legal 911 GT3 RS has a top track speed of 193 miles per hour and a fixed carbon-fiber rear wing to help keep it from flying away. Porsche has been working on the next-generation 911 for a while now and after seeing several camouflaged test mules, we have finally come across a near-production model of the auto in its undisguised a...

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  • Lexus teases UX compact SUV
Lexus teases UX compact SUV

Now the Japanese automaker has confirmed that those plans will indeed come to fruition. Like Toyota's visually arresting C-HR baby SUV, the UX may make the leap from concept to reality without losing significant styling elements. A teaser image released by the brand depicts a laser-like tail light strip running across the full width of the cars...

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