• Facebook's app for under-21s Lifestage flops
Facebook's app for under-21s Lifestage flops

Lifestage , an app launched less than a year ago by Facebook , was quietly discontinued last week-but no one noticed until Tuesday. The latter, a social app for high schoolers, has been called by many as a Snapchat clone. It's not only Lifestage that received the axe. For the past months, Facebook has found another way to violently step on ...

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  • Israeli Mobileye shareholders mean hefty payout for Israel following Intel deal
Israeli Mobileye shareholders mean hefty payout for Israel following Intel deal

The logo of driverless technology firm Mobileye. Mobileye cofounder Ziv Aviram, who was the company's president and CEO before it was acquired by Intel , has resigned from the company. "Leading in autonomous driving technology requires a combination of innovative proprietary software products and versatile open-system hardware platforms that enabl...

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  • How to Keep Your Eyes Safe During the Solar Eclipse
How to Keep Your Eyes Safe During the Solar Eclipse

You've been getting so much information on it and have even had people telling you to get those specialty sunglasses, but why has there been so much talk? "I've done a series at the Eugene Public Library on a whole variety of topics - neutrinos, dark energy, gravitational waves - all kinds of matters that the public is really interested in", Br...

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  • Largest Known Dinosaur In The World Just Got A Name
Largest Known Dinosaur In The World Just Got A Name

They're estimated to be about 100 million years old, based on the dating of ash formations buried alongside the fossils. Writing in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B , researchers led by Dr Jose Carballido, from the Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio in Argentina, have now described the Patagotitan mayorum as the largest known d...

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  • Solar eclipse will obscure but not disrupt solar generators across United States
Solar eclipse will obscure but not disrupt solar generators across United States

This also applies for camera lenses, telescopes, binoculars and any other optical device - even if you're wearing eclipse glasses, these devices will not protect your eyes without a solar filter. Butler University's Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium will present the planetarium show "All American Eclipse" focusing on the event. MTSU's event, wh...

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  • Free No Man's Sky 1.3 Update Releasing Later This Week
Free No Man's Sky 1.3 Update Releasing Later This Week

Update 1.3, dubbed Atlas Rises , will be coming out this week, focussed on improving the main story and adding these quick travel portals. Full patch notes for Atlas Rising would be out after the update goes live so there's more to look forward to.

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  • In August, Ukrainians will be able to see Perseids
In August, Ukrainians will be able to see Perseids

This is believed to be the brightest meteor shower that will take place this year. The peak of the meteor shower happens to be on an evening when the moon will be three-quarters full, making it just a little bit more hard to see the meteors.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S9: Everything We Know So Far
Samsung Galaxy S9: Everything We Know So Far

As a result, there is little scope for increasing the battery size, especially as vendors are trying to make their phones slimmer. Two of the world's largest smartphone vendors (Samsung and Apple ) switching to SLP will leave many suppliers scrambling to catch up with the technological developments.

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  • North Korea threatens to strike United States military base at Guam
North Korea threatens to strike United States military base at Guam

Denouncing the United Nations sanctions through state media, the North warned: "We will make the USA pay by a thousand-fold for all the heinous crimes it commits against the state and people of this country". Security Council were an understandable step, but say it's unclear whether they'll have a significant effect on Kim's regime. "That might b...

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  • Swipe Elite VR Phone is the Cheapest VR-enabled Phone Launched
Swipe Elite VR Phone is the Cheapest VR-enabled Phone Launched

We can also assume that the company has launched the device as an entertainment partner. Alongside this, Swipe has also launched entry level smartphone, Swipe KONNECT Star 2017 successor of KONNECT Star launched in 2016. The smartphone will be available in black, white, gold and red color options. The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE ...

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  • Valve Announces a New Game for 2018 Called 'Artifact'
Valve Announces a New Game for 2018 Called 'Artifact'

After giving this notice the trailer for Artifact: The Dota Card Game began whose gameplay sequence of a few seconds showed the logo and the year it will be released, 2018. Since Blizzard's MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, is significantly less successful than Dota 2 , it'll be interesting to see if Valve can compete with Hearthstone , which is hugel...

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  • Perry County schools to close for eclipse
Perry County schools to close for eclipse

JCPS will allow students and teachers to participate in eclipse activities if they follow proper safety protocol. An email from Levett to staff obtained by Connect Savannah Tuesday morning confirmed that school will be canceled August 21.

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  • Galaxy S9 to sport a larger battery, claim sources
Galaxy S9 to sport a larger battery, claim sources

Samsung can use the space it frees up by using the SLP circuit board to house a bigger battery in the Galaxy S9 . A manufacturer also shared with the publication that it was gearing up to mass produce SLPs, which it would supply to Samsung Electronics for its next-gen smartphone.

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  • August 21's Solar Eclipse - Tips From an Expert
August 21's Solar Eclipse - Tips From an Expert

A partial solar eclipse will move across the rest of the continental United States. Here in MI we are not in the path of totality so we will see a partial solar eclipse with more than half of the sun covered by the moon. Type in your location in the simulator and watch the progression of the total solar eclipse as it will appear in your area. "...

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  • Spotify Finally Arrives on Xbox One
Spotify Finally Arrives on Xbox One

Adding stuff to Home won't just add the title itself, however - you'll get a feed of blocks that are related including activity posts from a game's developer or notifications when friends are playing, for instance. Thankfully, on Monday, Microsoft unveiled another major overhaul that is set to arrive for Xbox Insiders in the Alpha Ring of testi...

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  • Spotify Arrives on Xbox One
Spotify Arrives on Xbox One

Soon you'll be able to swap the score for your Spotify playlist. Microsoft and Spotify are joining forces to let Xbox One users stream music while playing games. Under Browse, players will find a Gaming hub that offers pre-curated playlists around certain gaming styles. However, it's better late than never, and now Xbox One players can access t...

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  • How to see the August 2017 solar eclipse
How to see the August 2017 solar eclipse

A map of the United States showing the path of totality for the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse . It's a sure thing that on August 21, the moon's shadow will darken the skies over a wide swath of North America, with the band of totality sweeping from OR to SC.

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"Self-driving" van actually driven by human disguised as auto seat

The Ford Transit Connect drove just fast enough to keep up with traffic, and it was equipped with cameras and a light bar behind the windshield. An institute spokeswoman said county officials were involved in the planning for the study, though a representative for the Arlington Police Department told NBC 4 it was "shocked" by news of the van.

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  • Partial Lunar Eclipse 2017
Partial Lunar Eclipse 2017

If you were up at 6.23am on Tuesday morning, and it isn't cloudy where you are, you would've got to see the peak of a partial lunar eclipse . Since the last time any part of the Lower 48 saw a total solar eclipse was almost four decades ago, it would seem the odds of seeing another total solar eclipse in the near future is unlikely.

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  • There's A Samus Edition Metroid NEW 3DS XL On The Way
There's A Samus Edition Metroid NEW 3DS XL On The Way

Alongside the release of the upcoming Metroid II reboot, Metroid: Samus Returns , Nintendo is releasing the New 3DS XL Samus Edition. We don't have pricing info, but expect it to be fairly standard for the New 3DS XL, which now retails for around $200.

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