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Meteor shower expected to brighten sky today

With up to 120 meteors per hour visible from rural skies, the Moon will be essentially out of the picture. How many meteors will you see? "The shower will sta...


Samsung Galaxy S9 screen details leak, you might not be happy

The manual also confirms that the phones will have a 18:9 aspect ratio with slim bezels, like many other new phones released in the past year. The rise of inf...


Instagram now allows you to follow hashtags like regular accounts

Simply perform a search for a topic or tap on a hashtag you see on a post. As explained on the Instagram blog today, this will allow you to follow the top...


SpaceX debuts recycled rocket, new launch pad

The launch is now scheduled for approximately 11:24 a.m. This will be the first mission to launch from Launch Complex 40 since a September 2016 explosion dama...


Birth of new island could offer NASA clues about life on Mars

Scientists now want to understand why Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai hasn't just slipped into the sea and disappeared forever. The new island is perched on the nor...


Facebook to stop routing ad revenue via Ireland amid pressure over taxes

The move follows pressure from several European governments for the social network to start paying local income and value-added taxes on the services it sells. ...


Nokia 6 (2018) spotted on TENNA, find out more

The Nokia 6 (2018) was also spotted in Chinese TENAA listings, including images and specs, both of which show an 18:9 display and a rear-mounted fingerprint...


Right whales facing extinction after 17 die this year, scientists say

Year 2017 has been the worst for North Atlantic right whales, which were already on the brink of extinction. The North Atlantic right whales, which are the ra...



Geminid Meteor Shower 2017 - best places to watch the extravaganza in India!

Good viewing conditions are expected in the Upstate, but we could have some clouds for the mountains as we have the remnants of northwest flow snow showers ling...


Synaptics showcases in-display fingerprint sensor

The sensor can deliver one-touch high-resolution scanning through the full cover glass and enables a sleek, button free and bezel-free display without having ...


CNN forced to retract erroneous report on Trump campaign, WikiLeaks

Donald Trump on Saturday fired more shots in his offensive against CNN , after the network was forced to correct an exclusive report that had seemed to im...


Google app experiments push the limits of phone photography

The first app which is... These apps were created to help explore "the potentials of mobile photography", says Google, which calls its new apps Storyboard , ...


PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Has an Interesting Xbox One Control Layout

Originally developed for the PC, PUBG has an inventory and upgrade system on top of different controls for commands that range from basic movement to vehicle ...


What are your thoughts regarding the upcoming vote on net neutrality?

The FCC is now majority-Republican and the agency is expected to vote for the repeal, meaning that by as early as January 2018, the net neutrality rules will ...


Templated Apps Ban Wiping Off Small Businesses from App Store

Hackers and scammers have been trying to cash in on the cryptocurrency rage for years, and as valuations rise, the problem is only going to get worse. In a t...


Huntington's disease: hope for a cure following 'ground-breaking' trial

Sarah Tabrizi, a professor of clinical neurology who led the UCL research, called the ability of the drug, IONIS-HTT (Rx), to lower the mutant huntingtin protei...


Al Jazira book Club World Cup semifinal date with Real Madrid

Al Jazira's experienced Dutch coach Henk ten Cate, a former Barcelona assistant, backed his side to go toe-to-toe with anybody. "This is how we play, with a bi...


Google Maps is about to solve an age-old public transport problem

One nifty feature here is that they are interactive, so you can scroll right through your journey's steps. The most interesting part of this update is that ...


Six New Street Fighter 5 Characters Revealed For Season 3 Of Content

Capcom announced all six DLC characters coming to SF5 in 2018. Following Sakura, Blanka, new character Falke, Cody, new character G and Sagat will join the rost...