Sci-tech

Hindi Medium wins Best Film at the Filmfare Awards 2018

Hindi Medium wins Best Film at the Filmfare Awards 2018

The best playback singer (male ) award went to Arijit Singh for the "Badrinath ki Dulhaniya" song "Roke Na Ruke Naina" and Meghna Mishra won the best playback singer (female ) award for the number "Nachdi Phira" in "Secret Superstar". Irrfan's win along with Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari getting the Best Director for Bareilly Ki Barfi in a way reminds one of the turn that Filmfare Awards took at the onset of the 1980s. Read More

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Senate Rejects Amendment To Sunday Sales Bill

Senate Rejects Amendment To Sunday Sales Bill

In exchange for the monopoly on cold beer sales, package liquor stores pay more for their liquor licenses, and could therefore pay a high price for any change in policy. Liquor store owners must live in IN, operate only in towns and cities, hire and train clerks that are over 21, sell few items beyond alcohol and follow rules on store design and square footage. Read More

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Mild Weekend, But With Some Rain Drops

Mild Weekend, But With Some Rain Drops

Showers will be moving in throughout almost the entire day with gusty winds remaining as well. Temperatures will be 8-10 degrees above normal. Lows were in the low to mid 30s. A few thunderstorms will be possible, but no severe weather is expected. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Showers and storms will arrive after sunrise with most of the rain gone by mid afternoon across the area. Read More

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Apple's To Develop New Feature For Indian Customers, Create 4000 Jobs

Apple's To Develop New Feature For Indian Customers, Create 4000 Jobs

The bug I released was to get @ Apple's attention. The security flaw was discovered by a developer named Abraham Masri who shared the offending link on social media warning people not to "use it for bad stuff". He said: "Something about the so-called ChaiOS bug's code gives your Apple device a brainstorm". You are affected by this bug if your device runs iOS 10.0 through 11.2.5 Beta 5 and some macOS computers. Read More

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Nintendo teases new Switch 'interactive experience' announcement for today

Nintendo teases new Switch 'interactive experience' announcement for today

Toy-Con Piano: After assembling a beautifully crafted 13-key piano and inserting the Nintendo Switch console and Joy-Con, you can create your own music by pressing different keys. This could possibly point to content in future kits. "You guys see Nintendo Labo?" The Switch has been a big success since its release past year, boasting over 10 million units sold as of December 2017 according to Polygon . Read More

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New Bullitt Mustang proves that retro ain't dead

New Bullitt Mustang proves that retro ain't dead

The Ford Mustang Bullitt is powered by an upgraded 5.0-litre V8 engine, giving the vehicle a top speed of 163mph. That Mustang is on display this week at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit , alongside a letter from the actor himself which reveals his unsuccessful battle to buy the famous vehicle. Read More

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Did Facebook's News Strategy Just Fail?

Did Facebook's News Strategy Just Fail?

Instead, Facebook wants people to see more stuff from friends, family and other people they are likely to have "meaningful" conversations with - something the company laments has been lost in the sea of videos, news stories (real and fake), and viral quizzes on which "Big Bang Theory" character you are. Read More

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Hyundai Veloster gets new look, lots more tech

Hyundai Veloster gets new look, lots more tech

If none of those figures are particularly appealing, Hyundai will offer a Veloster Turbo with a 1.6-liter, turbo-4. For the all-new 2019 model, Hyundai is keeping that layout, but giving the vehicle all-new looks and features. The regular Veloster 2.0 gets a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, with 147 HP at 6,200 rpm and 132 lb-ft. of torque at 4,500 rpm. All Velosters ride on a multi-link rear suspension, rather than last year's torsion-bar setup, promising a more capable handling character ... Read More

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Chevrolet Silverado: Meet Chevy's redesigned full-size pickup

Chevrolet Silverado: Meet Chevy's redesigned full-size pickup

With the 2018 model year safely in the bag, automakers that actually make cars and light trucks are looking ahead to model year 2019. That strategy is demonstrated most noticeably in the truck's body, frame, and suspension. The "High Volume" buyer is seen as the core customer who needs the utility of a big pickup but also desires an extensive list of amenities. Check out the differences between the High Country spec - two-tone interior - versus the Trailboss - black cloth spec. Read More

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Ford Ranger: It's Back

Ford Ranger: It's Back

The company released some details about the truck at midnight, but more will come when the truck makes its debut at the show. In the USA the Ranger comes with power from the Ford Mustang Ecoboost - the turbo 2.3-litre four-cylinder petrol matched to a 10-speed auto. Read More

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NASA Finds Vast Deposits of Ice Just Under Martian Surface

NASA Finds Vast Deposits of Ice Just Under Martian Surface

It is not news that Mars is icy. When NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft arrived on the planet in 2001, it found traces of hydrogen on the red planet through its gamma-ray spectrometer. That indicates a sub-layer that is "somehow compositionally different" than the red dirt. This means the frozen water could be easily minable. "You don't see a high-tech solution", Byrne said . Read More

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Dark Souls 1 Reportedly Being Remastered for Multiple Platforms

Dark Souls 1 Reportedly Being Remastered for Multiple Platforms

Bandai Namco has announced that Dark Souls: Remastered will be inviting courageous adventurers to revisit the unsafe realm of Lordran, when it launches for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC this May. If surprise Total War games aren't your thing, how about surprise Dark Souls ones? As it turns out, Dark Souls: Remastered isn't going to be a Switch-only affair. Read More

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United States spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit

United States spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit

The mission-referred to by the code name Zuma-took off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Sunday on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. A military satellite launched by Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp. If the satellite is no longer in orbit, she said the listing will eventually be removed when the catalog is updated . Neither industry nor government officials would comment on the objective of Zuma. Read More

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Sony expands local dimming X900F LCD to a whopping 85 inches

Sony expands local dimming X900F LCD to a whopping 85 inches

Equally sensibly, Sony hasn't felt the need to introduce yet more inexplicable HDR formats. Japanese tech giant Sony has announced BRAVIA X900F and A8F 4K HDR OLED TV series at the ongoing CES 2018 , in Las Vegas, US. Joining that is the X900F Series, which is getting larger screen sizes for those in the market for big LED televisions. Sony is also announcing a new sound bar, the HT-X9000F, created to complement the design of the TV. Read More

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Acer launches a new Chromebook 11 with USB-C

Acer launches a new Chromebook 11 with USB-C

Chromebook laptops are low-end computing devices that are meant for basic usage like document editing and Web browsing. Making this an Android app-ready Chromebook from launch. HP claims that the dual-core Celeron N3350 processor is more power efficient while the quad-core Celeron N3450 processor is for a smoother and offers improved performance. Read More

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Steyn could miss rest of India series

Steyn could miss rest of India series

The 34-year-old sustained significant damage to his left heel and could be out of the rest of the series against India, with an estimated recovery time of between four to six weeks. However, Moosajee stressed that Steyn's latest injury was not related to any previous ailments. Steyn appeared to have made a successful return, taking 2-51 in India's first innings to improve his career total to 419 wickets in 86 Tests. Read More

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Samsung Exynos 9810 in mass production

Samsung Exynos 9810 in mass production

This speed is achieved through four performance cores. All of this gave Samsung a boost of 2x for single-core and 40 percent boost in multi-core CPU performance. It is the first to support six-carrier integration, which means that it can theoretically reach maximum speeds of up to 1.2 gigabits per second (Gbps), via LTE connectivity. Read More

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Nintendo Could Sell 50M Switch by 2019

Nintendo Could Sell 50M Switch by 2019

This was despite Nintendo's constant dilemma of keeping a balance between the delivered number of units versus the demand. The site Cheap Ass Gamer also uncovered a bunch of Nintendo Switch game placeholders on Amazon that curiously says 'just announced at the Switch event.' The listings have since been removed. Read More

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp not interested in Nike's Philippe Coutinho advertising error

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp not interested in Nike's Philippe Coutinho advertising error

The advertisement was accidentally posted on New Year's Eve which brought a sense of anger and worry to Liverpool fans in the latest twist in this long-term transfer saga. They took the lead in the second half through a wonder strike from Senegal global Sadio Mané. Coutinho is undoubtedly one of the best players in the Premier League and has this season again underlined his importance to Liverpool . Read More

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