• Red Planet-Ready? Musk Vows SpaceX Trip to Mars
Red Planet-Ready? Musk Vows SpaceX Trip to Mars

Though he got to know [editors] Bolton and Berkley, discussions never got far, another source said , potentially because Musk wasn't interested in the outlet's entertainment news site The A.V. Former Onion Editor-in-Chief Cole Bolton and Executive Editor Ben Berkley have been working on the project and recently brought on board three of the sati...

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  • NASA study confirms initial findings - Space can alter genes
NASA study confirms initial findings - Space can alter genes

Scientists link the changes specifically to oxygen-deprivation stress, an increase in inflammation and a dramatic shift in nutrients. "We now know with certainty that staying in space is a very unpleasant experience for the human organism, who is trying to respond to extreme conditions", scientists say on U.S.

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  • Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes charged by US regulators with yearslong fraud
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes charged by US regulators with yearslong fraud

Even when it was clear the company was failing, Holmes and Balwani kept pumping out fake revenue projections: they claimed the company would bring in $1bn in 2015 when it was crystal clear it would receive nowhere near that amount. Elizabeth Holmes declined to comment through her attorney. Holmes' close associate Balwani, whom she brought on as ...

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  • Microsoft Xbox E3 2018 to Be
Microsoft Xbox E3 2018 to Be "Biggest Showing Ever"

Microsoft has announced a number of venue changes for E3 2018 as it gears up for what it's trumpeting as the company's 'biggest showing ever'. According to Microsoft , it is "creating an entirely new show experience" that will cater to both those who attend E3 and those who watch the proceedings virtually.

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  • Google Assistant just got a lot better at controlling your smart home
Google Assistant just got a lot better at controlling your smart home

These next two Routines only work on Google Assistant on Android phones and iPhones, not Google Assistant smart speakers, TVs or devices. Since then, it's ramped up its challenge to Amazon's Echo and Alexa's shopping tools. You can say things like, "Hey Google, set a reminder to pick up more coffee at the grocery store". Saying "Ok Google, re...

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  • Syracuse will play Arizona State on Wednesday in NCAA Tournament
Syracuse will play Arizona State on Wednesday in NCAA Tournament

The Orange struggled mightily against top competition, going 1-7 versus teams ranked in the top-25. Both teams are No. 11 seeds, having made the tournament as at-large bids. Their total body of work is offset by their bad finish. They've proven they can hang with the big boys this season , beating Florida in Gainesville when the Gators wer...

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  • Valve adds optional 'Plus' paid subscription to free-to-play Dota 2
Valve adds optional 'Plus' paid subscription to free-to-play Dota 2

Dota Plus subscriptions can even be gifted to other Dota 2 players for a set amount of months. The Dota Team has announced Dota Plus , a new monthly subscription service for Dota 2 . The ongoing service from Valve is one that's said to provide "both progression and opportunities for improvement" for players. Each character now gains XP...

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  • Microsoft Plans Its First Cloud-Data Centres in Middle East
Microsoft Plans Its First Cloud-Data Centres in Middle East

Microsoft, which now has 42 Azure cloud regions, is racing Amazon Web Services to add new areas as both companies aim to store information and applications closer to customers. "Our ambition is for the Microsoft Cloud to form a strategic part of the backbone for regional economic development". Using the two solutions together means customers can ...

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  • Monster Hunter World Deviljho DLC Release Date Leaked
Monster Hunter World Deviljho DLC Release Date Leaked

The update will be bringing in a new monster in the form of the Deviljho, numerous weapon tweaks, and gameplay changes too. If weapon changes aren't enough, rejoice as the March 22 update will also make it so ally attacks can no longer interrupt the carving animation.

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  • Protectionism or national security? Trump intervenes to stop Qualcomm takeover
Protectionism or national security? Trump intervenes to stop Qualcomm takeover

Qualcomm is now one of the largest US -based tech companies investing in research and development of 5G. The crux of the problem according to USA officials is that Qualcomm represents the country's biggest hope in leading the 5G mobile technology race, and is among the biggest competitors to China's Huawei.

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  • Paralympian Adam Hall win bronze
Paralympian Adam Hall win bronze

There remains availability for all sessions, including the medal matches for wheelchair curling and ice hockey, as well as the Closing Ceremony on Sunday (March 18). Kurka, 26, placed seventh in the super combined, an event that consists of a super-G run followed by a single slalom run. "I personally describe the Paralympics as the adaptive divis...

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  • Walmart expands home grocery delivery service
Walmart expands home grocery delivery service

Tampa is one of six markets — Orlando and Dallas are also on that list — that has been acting as a trial run. The expansion will cover 40 percent of USA households, said Tom Ward, vice president of digital operations at Walmart. Walmart expands home grocery delivery service that could boost it in its ongoing battle with e-commerce giant Amazon ....

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  • Twitch Prime adding more free games with monthly subscription
Twitch Prime adding more free games with monthly subscription

Shift, and another five will be given away in the following month. To be clear, free games aren't new to Twitch Prime. Eight games from the Twitch Prime Indie Amplifier will also be free over the next few months, the company said.

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  • Xiaomi Redmi 5 India launch
Xiaomi Redmi 5 India launch

The company made the announcement through its Redmi India Twitter account, saying both the models will be available online for purchase. Redmi 5 was first launched in China back in December previous year alongside Redmi 5 Plus. Xiaomi is making the live stream - slated to start at 3pm IST, as mentioned above - available for everyone to se...

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  • Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76
Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

Hawking is survived by three children - Robert, Lucy and Timothy - from his first marriage to Jane Wilde, and three grandchildren. Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, in Oxford, England. Hawking also discovered that black holes are not completely black but emit radiation and will likely eventually evaporate and disappear. He followed up " A Br...

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  • Google Assistant shortcut app now installs on Lollipop, tablets
Google Assistant shortcut app now installs on Lollipop, tablets

That's why it's critical for apps like Google Assistant or Amazon's Alexa app to support all platforms, and not just their own hardware - like Android devices or Fire tablets. As with all other non-Siri AI, Apple limits Google Assistant's functionality to its app, but that may not be as big of a problem with multitasking.

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  • YouTube dark mode starts hitting mobile, Android expected 'soon'
YouTube dark mode starts hitting mobile, Android expected 'soon'

From there, you'll notice the background of the app darkens to a deep gray color. Unfortunately for now, the new dark theme will be arriving on the YouTube iOS app only at first, though the company noted that it will be arriving on Android "soon" too.

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  • Vayne Carudas Solidor Is Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's First DLC Character
Vayne Carudas Solidor Is Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's First DLC Character

We expect those of you who apply for this position to become an active core member. Looking for new level planners is not a last-minute replacement, Square Enix adds. Since it's been over 20 years since the release of the original title, it isn't unusual to see developers today, including current employees at Square Enix, who know of characters s...

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  • ASUS ZenFone 4 Pro ready for the Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade
ASUS ZenFone 4 Pro ready for the Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade

However, now talks of a fourth device under this series is going on. ASUS had promised previous year that it would upgrade the entire ZenFone 3 and ZenFone 4 family of Android smartphones to Android Oreo by the second half of 2018. Background limits, Autofill functionality, smart text selection, Picture-in-Picture, notification dots, Androi...

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  • Register for Early Access — Westworld Mobile Game
Register for Early Access — Westworld Mobile Game

Westworld mobile game is now open . In the game, you'll start out as a newly hired Delos Trainee who gets access to the Delos Park Training Simulation (DPTS). Similar to other mobile titles like Bethesda's Fallout Shelter , the mobile version of Westworld is set to offer players a more cartoony take on the series.

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  • Divvy stations added to Apple Maps, a bike-sharing data app
Divvy stations added to Apple Maps, a bike-sharing data app

In the supporting cities, users can now just type "bike sharing" or the name of a bike-sharing service into the Apple Maps search bar and it will then show you all of the nearby dock locations as well as the bike-sharing service's phone number and website.

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  • Apple Allowing Companies To Create Lightning To 3.5mm Cables
Apple Allowing Companies To Create Lightning To 3.5mm Cables

Moreover, the MFi meaning has been changed from "Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad" to "Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod". This allowed accessories to avoid bundling a cable with products and simultaneously cut down on costs since users could use the same Lightning cable that came with their iPhones for charging the accessory.

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  • Why the earth is not flat. Neil deGrasse Tyson destroys flat earthers
Why the earth is not flat. Neil deGrasse Tyson destroys flat earthers

Other Flat Earthers believe that Antarctica is a giant ice wall around the outside of our (flat) planet. Michael Wood, a psychology lecturer at the University of Winchester said, 'One thing I've found interesting in my own adventures on the flat-Earth side of YouTube is, people are often pretty upfront about their motives.

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  • Hearthstone Witchwood cards REVEAL: Heroes of Warcraft expansion first look
Hearthstone Witchwood cards REVEAL: Heroes of Warcraft expansion first look

More are set to be revealed around March 26. "Rush" minions function much like Charge minions in that they can attack immediately after being summoned, but can only attack other minions. Time to collect your dust, this expansion looks like it will be home to some seriously powerful cards! The lovably goofy reveal trailer ended with a glimpse, b...

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  • Platform Game Planet Alpha Joins Team17, New Trailer Released
Platform Game Planet Alpha Joins Team17, New Trailer Released

You awake on a unusual alien world that is home to many mysterious, exotic flora and fauna. You'll be making your way across an alien planet, escaping from "relentless enemies" as they chase you across the world. "Developing the game for over 4 years has been a roller coaster, so when we looked for a publisher we were very selective". This g...

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