Rocket Lab rejects 'space junk' criticism of new satellite

Starshine-3, which was nearly twice the size of the earlier satellites and fitted with 1500 polished mirrors, was lofted into orbit on an Athena I uncrewed rocket from the Kodiak Launch Complex in Alaska in September 2001. It will orbit the Earth ... More..

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Fitbit Is Expanding Pebble Smartwatch Support Until June
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Fitbit Is Expanding Pebble Smartwatch Support Until June

Fitbit says this is so that the community will be able to assess similarities that they can find in the Fitbit OS platform and developers to try and build more things through the Fitbit SDK . Between now an...More..

Survey suggests loot boxes are here to stay
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Survey suggests loot boxes are here to stay

By comparison, only 28 percent said they interested in developing for the Xbox One, with 39 percent leaning towards the PlayStation 4, and 59 percent looking to the PC. Confidence in VR is down, but the Vive is...More..

How To Install And Setup The Apple Homepod
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

How To Install And Setup The Apple Homepod

Currently, you'll need to use Apple TVs for multi-room audio; however, you'll eventually be able to use speakers that support the feature like Apple's HomePod or the Sonos ONE . It's also by asking Siri th...More..

The Google Lunar Xprize competition will end without a victor
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Google Lunar Xprize competition will end without a victor

So far, no contenders look set to meet the March 31 deadline-and Google isn't planning to extend it again, CNBC reported . They also recognize that the teams working to win the competition are possibly close...More..

by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

IOS 11.3 Release Date Tips & Tricks

There's a new software update ready for both Apple TV (fourth gen) and Apple TV 4K. tvOS 11.2.5 is now available through the Software Updates section of the Settings app. Apple surprised us earlier today , Jan...More..

by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Windows 10 users will soon be able to delete telemetry data

Ahead of the Data Privacy Day , Microsoft today introduced a new Diagnostic Data Viewer app for Windows 10-first coming to Windows Insiders-that enables users to view all the diagnostic data that's being c...More..

Egypt's army 'arrests Anan for incitement' over presidential bid
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Egypt's army 'arrests Anan for incitement' over presidential bid

Other candidates have until January 29 to register before a final list is announced on February 20. Lieutenant General Sami Anan was the Chief of Staff of Egypt's Armed Forces from 2005 until August 2012;...More..

Tesla Car On Autopilot Smashes Into Parked Fire Truck
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Tesla Car On Autopilot Smashes Into Parked Fire Truck

A Tesla spokesperson told the Chronicle that the car's autopilot is meant to be used "only with a fully functioning driver". "Amazingly there were no injuries". In a separate incident over the weekend, a ma...More..

All future Xbox exclusives will hit Xbox Game Pass on day one
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

All future Xbox exclusives will hit Xbox Game Pass on day one

It's a big win for the consumer and clearly Microsoft think that they will offset the cost of lost sales by gaining subscribers to the Pass. The Xbox One X , or also called the most powerful console in t...More..

Facebook admits it was too slow to stop spread of fake news
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Facebook admits it was too slow to stop spread of fake news

Chakrabarti expressed Facebook's regrets about the 2016 USA elections, when according to the company Russian agents created 80,000 posts that reached around 126 million people over two years. It's abhorren...More..

Apple teams with Malala Yousafzai to expand girls' education efforts
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Apple teams with Malala Yousafzai to expand girls' education efforts

They met to announce "a groundbreaking tie-up between the tech giant and the women's rights campaigner that will see funding and resources offered to Malala to help deliver her fund's goal of getting 100,00...More..

Google Home can now read audiobooks to you
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Google Home can now read audiobooks to you

Google Play Books rolls out in 45 countries and nine languages starting Tuesday. If you use Google Play Books and have been waiting for Google to offer support for audiobooks directly, the wait is finall...More..

Government Shutdown Leaves NASA, SpaceX Programs in Limbo
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Government Shutdown Leaves NASA, SpaceX Programs in Limbo

That engine test is a prerequisite for launching the rocket for the first time. SpaceX may be a private company that is working on its own rocket projects, it still has to rely on government support for tests...More..

Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' coming on January 31
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' coming on January 31

USQ's Jake Clark said while the moon would be visible in the main township, the best place to view the phenomenon would be well out of town. In other words, a supermoon, a blue moon , and a lunar eclipse wil...More..

Microsoft doubles down on its low-cost Chromebook competition for schools
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Microsoft doubles down on its low-cost Chromebook competition for schools

Microsoft said the machines run Windows 10 S , a lightweight version of its operating system specifically geared toward classrooms. JP is a Portuguese device maker that Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president o...More..

Don't Call Them Amiibos! Sony Launches
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Don't Call Them Amiibos! Sony Launches "Totaku" Figure Line

If you're a hardcore PlayStation gamer (a Sony Pony?) you're going to want to prove your loyalty to the company by snatching up the whole line. The figures are only available at GameStop and are created by ...More..

Intel Identifies Meltdown-Patch Reboot Problems in Broadwell and Haswell Chips
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Intel Identifies Meltdown-Patch Reboot Problems in Broadwell and Haswell Chips

Once this initial phase of testing is completed, Intel will then release an updated patch that will [hopefully] not result in unexpected reboots for customers. One partner, who wished to remain anonymous, s...More..

Astronaut Slated To Be First African-American ISS Crew Member Unexpectedly Grounded
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Astronaut Slated To Be First African-American ISS Crew Member Unexpectedly Grounded

Astronaut Jeanette Epps, scheduled for launch to the International Space Station in June, has been replaced in an unexpected crew shuffle. The agency says the 47-year-old engineer will be considered for a f...More..

Prosecutors In South Korea Now Investigating iPhone Batterygate
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Prosecutors In South Korea Now Investigating iPhone Batterygate

Apple CEO Tim Cook , whose reputation is on the line over the issue, has now revealed Apple will embark on something which "hasn't been done before" he said. (Apple is also facing probes in Italy and France.) ...More..

Hope North Korea sees worth in ending worldwide isolation: White Home
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Hope North Korea sees worth in ending worldwide isolation: White Home

Hyun also serves as director of the Moranbong Band, the country's well-known all-female musical group, reportedly created at the order of leader Kim Jong Un . "The Olympic spirit is about respect, dialogue and...More..

US Rocket Lab reaches orbit for first time
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

US Rocket Lab reaches orbit for first time

New Zealand officially joined the ranks of commercial space-faring nations on Sunday and made history at the same time. Rocket Lab had launched an Electron last May , which failed to reach orbit . That is why...More..

New blood test detects 8 kinds of cancer
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

New blood test detects 8 kinds of cancer

The test will be particularly important in cases when symptoms are vague and gives a potential tool that would allow Global Positioning System to rule cancer in or out, said Stunt, who cautioned that that the 7...More..

'Super Blue Blood Moon' eclipse on January 31 this year
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

'Super Blue Blood Moon' eclipse on January 31 this year

A supermoon occurs when a full moon is at its closest distance from the Earth. If you're looking for something to do beforehand, local naturopath Katherine Dale is hosting a full moon detox event sharing ti...More..

Atlas V Rocket Launches New Missile-Warning Satellite for US Air Force
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Atlas V Rocket Launches New Missile-Warning Satellite for US Air Force

Signal acquisition was confirmed approximately 37 minutes after the satellite's 7:48 p.m. EST launch aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket . Air Force Space Command operates the SBIRS system. ...More..

Page speed will affect mobile search rankings starting this summer
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Page speed will affect mobile search rankings starting this summer

Google has been pushing faster websites in Search for a long while now. Although page speed is already used in rankings, it was focused on desktop searches . As important as speed will become, Google says it...More..

Nintendo Switch Tops December US Sales, 3DS Best Sales Month In Years
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Nintendo Switch Tops December US Sales, 3DS Best Sales Month In Years

Ninty has followed up on Microsoft's revelation that Switch was the best-selling video games console in the USA last month, confirming it shifted 1.5 million hardware units during December 2017. You can coupl...More..

What is the laundry pod challenge taking over the internet?
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

What is the laundry pod challenge taking over the internet?

Subscribe to Brainstorm Health Daily , our newsletter about the most exciting health innovations. Dubbed the Tide pod challenge , videos online have shown people - primarily young adults - popping the laundr...More..

Belgium pledges $23 million to UN Palestinian agency after US aid cut
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Belgium pledges $23 million to UN Palestinian agency after US aid cut

The United States has announced Tuesday that it would withhold $ 65 million of the planned aid for a United Nations agency that supports refugees from Palestine. But voluntary payments from the U.S. are the ...More..

Samsung's AI chip is nearly ready, might debut with Galaxy S9 & S9+
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Samsung's AI chip is nearly ready, might debut with Galaxy S9 & S9+

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime comes with a 5.5-inch full-HD PLS TFT LCD screen boasting a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. Powering the phone is a 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with ARM Mali-T830 GPU....More..