• Stray plane delays rocket launch to International Space Station
Stray plane delays rocket launch to International Space Station

Within 2 minutes of the scheduled launch time of 7:37 a.m., Orbital OTK scrapped the launch saying a "small aircraft" was flying at about 500 feet some 6 miles offshore. The cargo-carrying Cygnus spacecraft is expected to reach the space station (ISS) now on Tuesday, Nov. 14 with 7,400 pounds of supplies and scientific equipment, including a high-s...

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  • Nintendo Looking To Majorly Increase Nintendo Switch Production Next Year
Nintendo Looking To Majorly Increase Nintendo Switch Production Next Year

This graph shows post-release Nintendo Switch sellthrough trends for the North American market. According to the report, this plan is "still in the early stages" as Nintendo stated, but the production increase sounds like a promising development given that the system has been in high demand for a good part of the year.

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  • Google readying Android app to manage storage, share files without internet
Google readying Android app to manage storage, share files without internet

The app serves several key functions, including working as a storage manager to organize files and free up space. While there are a lot of third-party applications that make for great file management tools, there was a void of sorts for a true blue file management tool from Google themselves.

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  • Twitter is pausing verification of accounts while it rethinks strategy
Twitter is pausing verification of accounts while it rethinks strategy

Kessler's verification spawned an uproar among Twitter users, as it was seen as the company's endorsement of Kessler's beliefs. Users can submit a request to get verified. Kessler still has a small blue verified checkmark underneath his confederate flag banner. Despite the fact that Twitter very clearly states verified accounts are not endo...

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  • 'Star Wars' books Rian Johnson for new trilogy, new characters
'Star Wars' books Rian Johnson for new trilogy, new characters

The move is a strong vote of confidence by Disney and Lucasfilm on Johnson's work in the upcoming Last Jedi , which opens December 15. So what do we have to look forward to? On December 5, players must choose a side. Welcome to the new Star Wars . The filmmaker had been courted to direct Star Wars : Episode IX , but this has the pot...

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  • AT&T vs. Justice: Behind the dispute over Time Warner deal
AT&T vs. Justice: Behind the dispute over Time Warner deal

AT&T offered to sell CNN, the sources said. Protect Democracy, an outside group aligned with Democrats, is suing the U.S. Justice Department to determine whether there has been any inappropriate influence from President Trump or his White House advisers over the AT&T-Time Warner merger.

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  • Hulu Will Be The Nintendo Switch's First Streaming App
Hulu Will Be The Nintendo Switch's First Streaming App

The Switch's portability makes it a great candidate for streaming services. Young Horses has announced that Octodad is now available for you to purchase and download for the Nintendo Switch console. For more on the Nintendo Switch, keep it locked on Mammoth Gamers. Other popular streaming services are still missing, namely Netflix and ...

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  • Pixel 2 XL Screen Flashes When Locking or Unlocking, Some Users Report
Pixel 2 XL Screen Flashes When Locking or Unlocking, Some Users Report

As competition within the top-end of the smartphone market continues to intensify, time will tell what effect Google's flurry of post-release software fixes will have on the long-term competitiveness of its Pixel smartphone brand. Owners of both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handset are already being recruited to join a class action suit against Goo...

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  • Ubisoft CEO says there's two more years until a new console generation
Ubisoft CEO says there's two more years until a new console generation

Check out the Xbox One X enhanced trailer below. So far, the Xbox One X has been quite popular and many games are getting updates which will see them perform better thanks to the new hardware. With 4K gameplay, improved frame rates, and faster loading times, the Xbox One X is certainly a tempting console but, as Xbox head Phil Spencer said, it'...

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  • Sheep can recognize people's faces from photographs
Sheep can recognize people's faces from photographs

Over a series of four training sessions, the sheep's ability to choose a familiar face, represented by one of the four celebrities, over a completely unfamiliar face improved. The sheep still recognized the celebrity portraits, even if posing at an angle, with only a 15 percent drop in accuracy. The Cambridge congregation included eight Welsh Mou...

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  • Uber teams up with NASA for 'flying car' venture
Uber teams up with NASA for 'flying car' venture

Uber's marketing video concludes with the line that flying cars are "closer than you think". Uber contends its analysis estimates that an all-electric, 200 miles per hour ride across the skies of Los Angeles will be price-competitive with an uberX trip of the same distance.

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  • Facebook wants your nude photos - but it's for a good reason
Facebook wants your nude photos - but it's for a good reason

The image can then be deleted, but Facebook will be able to prevent any further uploads of an image with the same digital signature. All one has got to do is to contact Australia's e-Safety Commissioner (since right now they are trying this in Australia) if they're anxious about the fact that their images might get leaked.

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  • Wizards Unite: Niantic launching Harry Potter AR game
Wizards Unite: Niantic launching Harry Potter AR game

The video game rumor mill had suggested Niantic might be working on a Harry Potter game previous year, but the company brushed it aside at the time . Rowling's series as they trot through neighborhoods and cities across the globe. Let us know in the comments! That means, as soon as next year, you should be able to overlay pieces of the popul...

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  • Twitter Erupts Over 280 Character Tweets: '140 Characters Closer to Armageddon'
Twitter Erupts Over 280 Character Tweets: '140 Characters Closer to Armageddon'

Some Twitterati think brevity is the soul of the service and worry the longer form will ruin what's special about it. SMS messages had a 160-character limit, and Twitter wanted users to be able to post messages via phone, with enough room for a username.

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  • Mobile payments arrive on Facebook Messenger in the UK
Mobile payments arrive on Facebook Messenger in the UK

Facebook has a greater opportunity to monetize its service with additional revenue streams aside from advertising, including subscription fees for publications, earning a commission on payments and charging users to list products for sale in the Marketplace section .

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  • PlayStation Trophies Can Now Earn You A Very Small Amount Of Money
PlayStation Trophies Can Now Earn You A Very Small Amount Of Money

Sony #Rewards has recently added #Playstation Trophies to the list of ways to earn points based on how many trophies you have. 100 Silver Trophies can be exchanged for 100 Sony Rewards Points (and a "Silver Trophy" Pass), with tougher challenges offering a bigger reward.

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  • WhatsApp hit by temporary global outage
WhatsApp hit by temporary global outage

The Web extension of the messaging app allows users to scan a code on their device through their Whatsapp app and have access to the messaging service on a desktop. The company took several hours to restore the app back to function. We shall keep you posted about the updates on the WhatsApp outage. It should be noted that this is not the first ...

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  • New Species of Great Ape Discovered in Sumatra
New Species of Great Ape Discovered in Sumatra

An isolated population of orangutans - first discovered in 1997 by researchers from the Australian National University and now with fewer than 800 individuals - that lives within the three Tapanuli districts in North Sumatra, Indonesia , is actually a species distinct from the two previously known ones.

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  • New Samsung mobile UI 'Experience 9.0' beta now available for testing
New Samsung mobile UI 'Experience 9.0' beta now available for testing

Starting today, owners of the devices in South Korea, the USA, and the United Kingdom can download this beta firmware and play with Oreo before it's released to the public. Additionally, the Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition runs Samsung Knox, the company's security and encryption platform. The redditor who has experienced the feel of the beta v...

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  • Cosmic particles reveal mysterious void in Egypt's great pyramid
Cosmic particles reveal mysterious void in Egypt's great pyramid

The newly-discovered void in it is at least 30m long and sits above what's known as the pyramid's Grand Gallery. A look inside the internal structure of the pyramid. The scattering of the muons was recorded on an extremely sensitive photographic medium known as nuclear emulsion film , which had been positioned in the Queen's chamber, inside the ...

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