News : Technology

Cracks on Mars Reveal a System of Ancient Lakes

Saturday  13:30,   21 april 2018

<p>A study published Thursday confirmed that the cracks identified on Mars' surface last year by the Curiosity rover are indeed evidence of ancient lakes that likely dried up about 3.5 billion years ago.</p>The study, published online in[...]

Critics are slamming the new iMessage-like feature coming soon to all Android phones for not being secure

Saturday  12:30,   21 april 2018
Business Insider

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider A new feature called "Chat" will soon be deployed across every Android phone, as it will be automatically turned on within the default "Messages" app. Chat is not a Google service, although Google[...]

Exclusive: Chat is Google’s next big fix for Android’s messaging mess

Saturday  02:45,   21 april 2018
The Verge

How the successor to SMS will take on iMessage&nbsp;&nbsp;It’s a problem. In fact, it’s been always been a problem. Google has spent nearly a decade trying — and failing — to fix it with an ever-rotating cast of poorly supported apps. While[...]

New iPhone SE coming in May without a headphone jack, report says

Saturday  02:40,   21 april 2018

Apple is preparing to launch the second-edition iPhone SE this spring, a new report says, and it will come complete with a few radical design changes. The phone will still resemble the 2016 model when it comes to overall design. But it’s supposed to [...]

New 'exploding ant' species puts on a gory, goo-filled show

Saturday  01:05,   21 april 2018

A new kind of exploding ant found in Borneo will simultaneously fascinate you and gross you out with its toxic self-sacrifice.Load[...]

The Yellowstone supervolcano is a disaster waiting to happen

Saturday  00:36,   21 april 2018

Scientists have new insight into the restless magma chambers underlying Yellowstone National Park.Yellowstone has been a national park since 1872, but it was only in the 1960s that scientists realized the scale of the volcano — it's 44 miles across[...]

Who shot the dodo? Technology reveals famous bird's violent end

Saturday  00:31,   21 april 2018
FOX News

Experts in the U.K. have uncovered new details about a famous 17th-century Dodo that challenge a long-held theory about the unfortunate flightless bird.The “Oxford Dodo” at the University of Oxford’s Museum of Natural History has long been a source[...]

How the New 'God of War' Game Was Inspired by Real-Life Parenting Challenges

Saturday  00:15,   21 april 2018

There are many characteristics that make Santa Monica Studios’ new God of War game different than any other. But the most obvious of them is the introduction of Kratos’ son Atreus, who accompanies his father on a trying and treacherous pilgrimage to [...]

The Hubble Space Telescope Is Turning 28

Friday  22:50,   20 april 2018
International Business Times

NASA and the European Space Agency launched Hubble Space Telescope on April 24, 1990. On Thursday, they released stunning photographs of the Lagoon Nebula to celebrate the anniversary.Come Tuesday, and the Hubble Space Telescope would have spent 28[...]

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Gets ‘GTA Online’-Centric Premium Edition

Friday  19:52,   20 april 2018

“Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition” is now available in a box in stores for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and hits digital platforms – including for PC – next week, publisher Rockstar Games announced Friday. No price was listed and Rockstar[...]

Epic explains Fortnite’s corrupted replay problem, says solution on the way

Friday  19:10,   20 april 2018

There’s no better feeling in Fortnitethan capturing the moment you execute a spectacular move with a grenade launcher or cinch a victory after hours of playing. That’s why players have been upset with faulty replay captures. Epic Games first[...]

Orbital ATK's New Rocket Has a Name: Omega

Friday  18:05,   20 april 2018
Popular Mechanics

Orbital ATK announced the name of its next-gen rocket.This project was previously called Next Generation Launch. It uses solid rocket boosters but comes with a liquid engine upper stage. The company announced that Aerojet Rocketdyne’s RL10C would be [...]

Mars' Moons May Have Formed From a Slow Collision

Friday  17:50,   20 april 2018
Popular Mechanics

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Jack Ma says Alibaba 'doing a lot of research' on driverless cars

Friday  17:30,   20 april 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

E-commerce giant Alibaba is steering resources towards driverless car technology, its CEO Jack Ma confirmed on Thursday, joining a global race to shape the future of driving.&nbsp;Despite fresh safety fears after a woman was hit and killed by a[...]

Casio reveals Pro Trek smartwatch with built-in offline GPS

Friday  17:20,   20 april 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

Wear OS is getting yet another watch added to its portfolio, this time an outdoorsy number by Japanese manufacturer, Casio.&nbsp;&nbsp;Casio revealed the Pro Trek Smart Watch this week, the latest addition to its PRO TREK series of outdoor[...]