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OG's Founder Johan 'N0tail' Sundstein Makes Forbes 30 Under 30 in Gaming

Johan 'Notail' Sundstein, or BigDaddyNotail as he is often known as, did not start the last season very well. OG had just performed poorly at TI7 and that form continued into the new season. Towards the end of the season, his close friend and co ... Read more

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Amazon picks New York City, Washington DC area for $5 billion new headquarters

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) picked America's financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by ... Read more

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Spotify finally launches an Apple Watch app

Apple Watch users, rejoice: Spotify is now available for your wrist. The music-streaming service has finally added an Apple Watch app allowing users to not only get music playback controls, but also access playlists, favorite songs, and "DJ from your ... Read more

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You can build a Hackintosh for cheaper than a Mac mini, but it's so not the same

This device is unable to play the requested video. This is the first article I've written using my new 2018 Mac mini. Writing an article doesn't stress the machine nearly as much as producing video or doing a 3D model. Even so, it's nice to be able to ... Read more

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Project Fi promises privacy with Google-run VPN

Internet providers and wireless carriers, by necessity, can see the traffic coming and going to your phone. Some companies have better privacy policies than others, but Google's Project Fi can't make a blanket policy — that's because the carrier doesn ... Read more

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2020 Ford Bronco pics leak from dealer meeting, looks rad AF

There it is, in all its low-res, pixelated glory. Ford. I figured that Ford had so much vested interest in the upcoming 2020 Bronco (and its smaller "baby Bronco" sibling) that all pictures of the SUVs would be sealed in briefcases handcuffed to armed ... Read more

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VIDEO: Doug DeMuro drives the Audi Q8

With the Audi Q8, the four-ringed brand finally has a stylish SUV to take on the BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class. Its styling has garnered very mixed reviews, with some fans liking it and some hating it. No two ways about it, though, the Q8 is far ... Read more

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Pandora's Podcast Genome Project Wants to Find Your Next Favorite Show

“In the case of podcasts, we can rely on machines more heavily than we can with music,” says Pandora CEO Roger Lynch. “Machines can actually determine content, determine intent, there's many more things they can determine about a podcast than they ... Read more

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Incredible Bird-Dinosaur Specimen Thrills Scientists After 25 Years in Museum ...

A museum might wow you with all of its fossil specimens on display, but that's often just a small part of what's really there—specimens in the back might lay in drawers or plaster-wrapped in boxes, quietly holding yet-to-be-revealed secrets or further ... Read more

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Alpine ice shows three-fold increase in atmospheric iodine

Date: November 12, 2018; Source: University of York; Summary: Analysis of iodine trapped in Alpine ice has shown that levels of atmospheric iodine have tripled over the past century, which partially offsets human-driven increases in the air pollutant ... Read more

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Mind-OGLE-ing: Two rogue planets called OGLE found drifting aimlessly across ...

Polish astronomers have discovered two new planets adrift in the Milky Way. Unlike most of their kind, the planets are not orbiting a star, but free-floating through space. And because they have no star nearby to light them up, they are almost ... Read more

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Pluto should still be considered a planet

Pluto was considered a planet until 2006, when the International Astronomical Union changed the definition of a planet and reclassified it as a dwarf planet. Unfortunately, there are some problems with this new definition, and contrary to what many ... Read more

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Direct Observations of a Planet Orbiting a Star 63 Light-Years Away

In the past thirty years, the number of planets discovered beyond our Solar System has grown exponentially. Unfortunately, due to the limitations of our technology, the vast majority of these exoplanets have been discovered by indirect means, often by ... Read more

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The Game Awards 2018 Nominees Have Been Announced

Geoff Keighley's annual event The Game Awards will be making a grand return this December, with more world exclusives than ever before. Keighley is hyping up the event dramatically, and we're expecting to see a lot of titles announced during the ... Read more

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Microsoft's Phil Spencer is getting personally involved in fixing the Windows ...

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer acknowledged at the recent XO18 event in Mexico City that Microsoft has “got a ton of work to do” in order to fix the Windows store for PC gamers. The fact that there are issues with the Windows store is not news to anyone who ... Read more

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Path of Exile launches on PlayStation 4 in December

Path of Exile is a free-to-play action game which draws inspiration from classics like Diablo. Set in the gothic world of "Wraeclast," players have access to hundreds of combinations of spells and abilities, granting unprecedented gameplay styles. It ... Read more

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DJI's Mavic Air Black Friday pricing goes live early on Amazon and Best Buy

Though DJI's Black Friday promotion isn't set to officially start until November 18, quick buyers can snatch the DJI Mavic Air 4K quadcopter for $699 right now at Amazon. That's the price it'll be selling for during the week leading up to Black Friday ... Read more

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Leonid meteor shower: Saturday night's peak to spark 20 meteors per hour in ...

The weekend before Thanksgiving will bring one of the last major meteor shows of the year as the Leonids streak across the sky. This shower is famous for sparking spectacular meteor storms that in the past have showcased hundreds of thousands of ... Read more

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Large, strangely dim galaxy found lurking on far side of Milky Way

Circling our galaxy is a stealthy giant. Astronomers have discovered a dwarf galaxy, called Antlia 2, that is one-third the size of the Milky Way itself. As big as the Large Magellanic Cloud, the galaxy's largest companion, Antlia 2 eluded detection ... Read more

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marc newson + apple's jony ive design lab-grown diamond ring for (RED) charity ...

marc newson has teamed up with apple's chief design officer sir jony ive to design a lab-grown diamond ring for sotheby's third (RED) charity auction. the one-of-a-kind piece of jewellery will be created by the diamond foundry, using its plasma reactor ... Read more

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'God of War,' 'Red Dead Redemption II' Tie For Most Game Awards Noms

PlayStation 4 exclusive “God of War,” and Rockstar Games' “Red Dead Redemption II” both received eight nominations for the upcoming Game Awards. PlayStation 4 exclusive “Marvel's Spider-Man” was a close second with seven. Reaching over 18 million ... Read more

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The Small Magellanic Cloud is running out of gas — fast

Just as each successive smartphone companies release includes a higher-resolution camera for sharper, more detailed photos, each new instrument astronomers build reveals the universe in ever-finer detail. In this case, that new instrument is the ... Read more

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Hybrid rooftop device to harvest solar energy and passively cool buildings at ...

Over the last few years, we've been keeping tabs on a cooling system developed by a team led by Professor Shanhui Fan at Stanford University that draws thermal heat from a building and beams it into space through a process called radiative cooling ... Read more

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The Case of the Vanishing Nebula

Now you see it, now you don't. McNeil's Nebula in Orion has disappeared, thanks to a drastic reduction in brightness from the protostar that usually provides illumination. McNeil's Nebula, discovered by amateur astronomy Jay McNeil on January 23rd ... Read more

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These are the top 10 games for your new PlayStation 4, according to critics

At just over five years old, the PlayStation 4 has a surprisingly long list of incredible games. And, in 2018, the wildly successful PlayStation 4 is on the verge of being the lowest price it's ever been: Just $200 during the week of Black Friday ... Read more

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The Game Awards 2018 nominees announced, voting open now

Get excited, gamers. The 2018 Game Awards are set to air on December 6 and Geoff Keighley just announced the nominees. God of War and Red Dead Redemption 2 lead the pack with eight nominations each, while indie darling Celeste scored four ... Read more

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Need A New Laptop? Here Are The Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Yes, we all look forward to Black Friday and Cyber Monday for all of our holiday shopping needs. But as everyone knows, some of the best deals to be had are on big tech purchases. Planning our laptop upgrades around the biggest shopping days of the ... Read more

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Stream Music From Your Wrist With Spotify's New Apple Watch App

Good news for Spotify users with an Apple Watch: You can now control the music-streaming service right from your wrist. Following rumors earlier this month that it was testing an Apple Watch app, Spotify has officially launched one. "Ready to start ... Read more

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Scientists: Milky Way Has 2 Rogue Planets

JAKARTA, NNC - Scientists recently discovered two free-floating planets without any star to orbit in the Milky Way. Because of the difficulty of mapping starless planets, it is still unknown how big these rogue worlds really are. Using a technique ... Read more

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Pulling the genome apart: Chromosome segregation during mitosis explained

When a cell divides—a process known as mitosis—its chromosomes need to be separated and evenly distributed into the newly created daughter cells. Although this is known to be extremely complicated and to feature a range of cellular components, many ... Read more

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'God of War,' 'Red Dead Redemption II' Tie For Most Game Awards Noms

PlayStation 4 exclusive “God of War,” and Rockstar Games' “Red Dead Redemption II” both received eight nominations for the upcoming Game Awards. PlayStation 4 exclusive “Marvel's Spider-Man” was a close second with seven. Reaching over 18 million ... Read more

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Volcanic eruptions once caused mass extinctions in the oceans – could climate ...

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jeremy D. Owens, Florida State University and Theodore Them, College of Charleston. (THE CONVERSATION) All animals, whether they ... Read more

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'n0tail' of Dota 2 TI8 champs OG included in Forbes '30 Under 30′

Johan “n0tail” Sundstein of team OG, The International 2018 champions, was included in top business magazine Forbes's “30 Under 30” for 2019. Forbes 30 Under 30 is an “annual list chronicling the brashest entrepreneurs across the United States and ... Read more

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: 'I do not believe in auto driving cars' — it ...

Technologist Steve Wozniak told CNBC on Tuesday he had once hoped that Apple would build the first self-driving car. But the Apple co-founder said, "I do not believe in auto driving cars" at this point. "I don't really believe it's quite possible yet ... Read more

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'God of War,' 'Red Dead Redemption II' Tie For Most Game Awards Noms

PlayStation 4 exclusive “God of War,” and Rockstar Games' “Red Dead Redemption II” both received eight nominations for the upcoming Game Awards. PlayStation 4 exclusive “Marvel's Spider-Man” was a close second with seven. Reaching over 18 million ... Read more

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Pokemon Let's Go Partner Powers – What are the Partner Powers?

Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee features plenty of version exclusives, and the Pokemon Let's Go Partner Powers are just one aspect of it. Below, we take a look at exactly what the Partner Powers in Pokemon Let's Go are, what they do, and how to use ... Read more

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Genomic Chaos Insights Suggest Therapeutic Option for Some Cancer

About 20–30% of all cancers exhibit chromothripsis, a catastrophic genetic event in which sections of the chromosome effectively shatter into multiple pieces, but can't reassemble correctly, resulting in missing, duplicated, or misaligned DNA sequences. Read more

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Your wagyu beef may be getting even pricier

The world's most pampered cows are finding that a key supplement in their carefully designed diet is getting harder to come by thanks to thousands of pigs falling sick in China. Japan's wagyu, known for its soft, fatty and marbled meat, is dependent on ... Read more

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Crusader Kings 2: Holy Fury Features Animal Kingdoms

During PDXCon 2018, the developers from Paradox Entertainment had announced the biggest update yet coming to Crusader Kings 2. Holy Fury features medieval religious wars between the existing nations as well as fictional countries for more variety. Read more

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Amazon expected to name New York City, Crystal City, Virginia, as new split HQ2

The Amazon HQ2 sweepstakes is apparently over and the expected winners are New York City and Crystal City, Virginia. The Seattle e-commerce giant is expected to officially announce the selections at 10 a.m. ET Tuesday, according to multiple media ... Read more

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Victoria's Secret is promising its 'most epic' Black Friday deals ever, but ...

Victoria's Secret has become a discount haven, which means that major shopping days such as Black Friday don't carry as much weight as they once did. Analysts say that the store is leaning on promotions to drive traffic to stores. Constant discounting ... Read more

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider 1.08 Update Patch Notes – What's Changed in the New ...

The Shadow of the Tomb Raider 1.08 update has just gone live and, with it, access to the Forge DLC, as well as a host of other bug fixes and changes. The new Tomb Raider update has also been, confusingly, twinned with the Shadow of the Tomb Raider ... Read more

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider 1.08 Update Patch Notes – What's Changed in the New ...

The Shadow of the Tomb Raider 1.08 update has just gone live and, with it, access to the Forge DLC, as well as a host of other bug fixes and changes. The new Tomb Raider update has also been, confusingly, twinned with the Shadow of the Tomb Raider ... Read more

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Groundbreaking Research: Israeli Scientists Can Create Personalized Tissue ...

Israeli researchers at Tel Aviv University have invented the first fully personalized tissue implant, engineered from a patient's own materials and cells. The new technology makes it possible to engineer any kind of tissue implant from one small fatty ... Read more

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Large, strangely dim galaxy found lurking on far side of Milky Way

Circling our galaxy is a stealthy giant. Astronomers have discovered a dwarf galaxy, called Antlia 2, that is one-third the size of the Milky Way itself. As big as the Large Magellanic Cloud, the galaxy's largest companion, Antlia 2 eluded detection ... Read more

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A rare shark nursery has been found off Ireland

A rare shark nursery has been found off the coast of Ireland by scientists exploring the country's coral reefs. David O'Sullivan, the chief scientist on the SeaRover survey, claims it is the largest ever found in Irish waters. Although no shark pups ... Read more

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Small molecules: From beaker to solved 3D structure in minutes

Date: November 12, 2018; Source: California Institute of Technology; Summary: A new method for learning the structures of small molecules, such as hormones, is 'like science fiction.' Share: FULL STORY ... Read more

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider 1.08 Update Patch Notes – What's Changed in the New ...

The Shadow of the Tomb Raider 1.08 update has just gone live and, with it, access to the Forge DLC, as well as a host of other bug fixes and changes. The new Tomb Raider update has also been, confusingly, twinned with the Shadow of the Tomb Raider ... Read more

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Merging galaxies fuel supermassive black holes

New research offers a preview of what will likely happen in our own cosmic backyard when our Milky Way combines with the neighboring Andromeda galaxy and their respective central black holes smash together. No need to worry, though—this process is ... Read more

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Synthetic molecule invades double-stranded DNA

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a synthetic molecule that can recognize and bind to double-stranded DNA or RNA under normal physiological conditions. The molecule could provide a new platform for developing methods for the ... Read more

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider 1.08 Update Patch Notes – What's Changed in the New ...

The Shadow of the Tomb Raider 1.08 update has just gone live and, with it, access to the Forge DLC, as well as a host of other bug fixes and changes. The new Tomb Raider update has also been, confusingly, twinned with the Shadow of the Tomb Raider ... Read more

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Half moons and pinch points: Same physics, different energy

Date: November 12, 2018; Source: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University; Summary: For the first time, physicists present a unified theory explaining two characteristic features of frustrated magnets and why they're often ... Read more

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One of Earth's shimmering dust clouds has been spotted at last

Meet the Kordylewski dust clouds, shimmering pseudo-satellites that orbit Earth near the moon. A team of Hungarian astronomers say they have spotted light scattered from one of these clouds, providing evidence that the clouds really exist after nearly ... Read more

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Where Did Earth's Water Originate? Solar Nebula, Study Suggests

Scientists have long posited that water arrived on our planet via ice-filled comets and asteroids, but new research identifies an additional point of origin for the life-sustaining liquid: solar nebula, or clouds of gas and dust lingering in the ... Read more

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Scientists Create Energy-Producing “Bionic Mushroom”

A team of researchers from the Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey have created a “bionic mushroom” that can produce electricity without using fossil fuels. The mushroom is covered in cyanobacteria, tiny organisms found across the globe that ... Read more

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Space Camp grows up

The ultimate nerd vacation is more popular than ever, with adults as much as kids. But can it get us to the stars — or just simulate them? by Chris Taylor. The Orion MultiPurpose Crew Vehicle is designed to take America back to the Moon, and possibly ... Read more

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How strangers judge personality based on body shape

Do you think you can tell if a person is quarrelsome and irritable or warm and reliable based on the shape of their body? New research illuminates "the complicated and value-based judgments that people make about strangers based only on their bodies.". Read more

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Neural nets supplant marker genes in analyzing single cell RNA sequencing

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University say neural networks and supervised machine learning techniques can efficiently characterize cells that have been studied using single cell RNA-sequencing (scRNA-seq). This finding could help researchers ... Read more

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Spotify officially debuts its Apple Watch app

That didn't take long -- mere days after it became clear Spotify was testing an Apple Watch app, that client is now available to the masses. The streaming music giant has updated its iOS app with an Apple Watch app that can control the service from ... Read more

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Pandora's Podcast Genome Project Wants to Find Your Next Favorite Show

“In the case of podcasts, we can rely on machines more heavily than we can with music,” says Pandora CEO Roger Lynch. “Machines can actually determine content, determine intent, there's many more things they can determine about a podcast than they ... Read more

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Neural networks could replace marker genes in RNA sequencing

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have found a new and efficient way to characterize cell types following single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq). By ktsdesign ktsdesign | Shutterstock. The new method involves the use of neural networks and ... Read more

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How plants evolved to make ants their servants

Date: November 12, 2018; Source: Field Museum; Summary: Plants have evolved ways to make ants defend them from attacks and spread their seeds, and this new study shows how it happened. In a new study breaking down the genetic history of 1,700 ... Read more

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Space Camp grows up

The ultimate nerd vacation is more popular than ever, with adults as much as kids. But can it get us to the stars — or just simulate them? by Chris Taylor. The Orion MultiPurpose Crew Vehicle is designed to take America back to the Moon, and possibly ... Read more

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Scientists predict a 'dark matter hurricane' will collide with the Earth

Don't panic. Yes, astronomers suggest that it's very likely that a "dark matter hurricane" will slam into the Earth as it speeds through the Milky Way -- but it shouldn't cause any damage. In fact, in the hunt for the mysterious particle (or particles ... Read more

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Ferrari F40 tribute is stunning from all angles

Developed to celebrate Ferrari's 40th anniversary, the F40 will forever remain in the history of supercars for a number of reasons. At the time of its release in 1987, it was the fastest, most powerful, and priciest production model to carry the ... Read more

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Scientists predict a 'dark matter hurricane' will collide with the Earth

Don't panic. Yes, astronomers suggest that it's very likely that a "dark matter hurricane" will slam into the Earth as it speeds through the Milky Way -- but it shouldn't cause any damage. In fact, in the hunt for the mysterious particle (or particles ... Read more

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Microsoft is working on a Google G Suite to Office 365 migration toolset

Microsoft added to its Office 365 roadmap last week mention of a coming Google G Suite to Office 365 "migration experience." The offering is in development and will be ready by Q2 calendar 2019, according to the roadmap. office365gsuitemigration.jpg ... Read more

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HP design innovation on PCs and printers will spread to homes and offices

[Disclosure: HP is a client of the author.] My first portable PC (you'd never call it a laptop), was made by Panasonic. It cost something like $7K in today's dollars (allowing for inflation), weighed 35 pounds and included a thermal printer. I also ... Read more

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Apple Mac mini big on potential

Share this article. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print. Did you hear the one about the forgotten Apple computer? The machine that gets lost as Apple iPhones, iPads and MacBooks rain from the heavens? It's called the Mac mini. “The Mac what?,” you ask. Read more

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How a spider and a pitcher plant can benefit from collaboration

Date: November 12, 2018; Source: National University of Singapore; Summary: Ecologists have shed light on the relationship between the slender pitcher plant and its 'tenant', the crab spider Thomisus nepenthiphilus, providing insights to the little ... Read more

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Solution to 125-Year-Old Neuroscience Mystery Provides Clues to Epilepsy Treatment

News Nov 12, 2018 | Original Press Release from Virginia Tech. Solution to 125-Year-Old Neuroscience Mystery Provides Clues to Epilepsy Treatment. A research team led by Harald Sontheimer (right), a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research ... Read more

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Neural networks could replace marker genes in RNA sequencing

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have found a new and efficient way to characterize cell types following single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq). By ktsdesign ktsdesign | Shutterstock. The new method involves the use of neural networks and ... Read more

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Scientists predict a 'dark matter hurricane' will collide with the Earth

Don't panic. Yes, astronomers suggest that it's very likely that a "dark matter hurricane" will slam into the Earth as it speeds through the Milky Way -- but it shouldn't cause any damage. In fact, in the hunt for the mysterious particle (or particles ... Read more

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Apple analysts have a long history of misreading weak iPhone demand based on ...

Stop me if you've heard this one before: An Apple analyst cuts iPhone shipment estimates based on weak supplier guidance, sendingthe company's stock is tumbling. That's the situation Apple was in Monday. Shares were down more than 4 percent, leading ... Read more

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Black Friday deals 2018: AO.com launch biggest EVER sale – here are the best ...

Black Friday is upon us once again and shoppers looking for a bargain on their home appliances should head to AO.com. AO.com is having its biggest ever Black Friday sale meaning you can save hundreds on that new kitchen gadget you've been waiting for ... Read more

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Pulling the genome apart: Chromosome segregation during mitosis explained

When a cell divides—a process known as mitosis—its chromosomes need to be separated and evenly distributed into the newly created daughter cells. Although this is known to be extremely complicated and to feature a range of cellular components, many ... Read more

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Designer Samir Sadikhov envisions a modern Ferrari F40

Ferrari's F40 is without doubt an icon. Its wedge shape and pop-up lights perfectly encapsulate automotive design of the 1980s, when it was launched, and unlike many cars of the era, there's performance on hand to back up the looks. The F40 was also ... Read more

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Freezing Air Could Stop 99 Per Cent of Pollutants, Discover Scientists

Freezing pollutants can prevent deadly outdoor air pollution -- thought to cause more than three million premature deaths worldwide every year -- from seeping indoors by 99 per cent, scientists have discovered. The research, by a team of scientists ... Read more

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INCITE Grants Awarded to 62 Computational Research Projects

Nov. 12, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science announced 62 projects for 2019 aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world's most challenging science problems through its Innovative and Novel ... Read more

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NASA releases new image of Jupiter's swirling clouds

NASA's Juno spacecraft has beamed back a stunning image of Jupiter, showing the gas giant's multitude of colourful, swirling clouds. The image captures a several bright-white 'pop-up' clouds as well as an anticyclonic storm, known as a white oval, ... Read more

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Microsoft To Improve The Microsoft Store Experience For Gamers

In the early days of computers, software could be bought and installed from a variety of sources. While that is still true today, companies such as Apple, Google, and Microsoft have introduced their own storefronts which allows them to better control ... Read more

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Science physique groups up with NASA for ecology mission

New Zealand's Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) has partnered with NASA to measure the temperature of plants, to find out how they respond to stress. NASA has delivered its ECOSTRESS instrument, which is roughly the size of a refrigerator, ... Read more

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RSA Conference: This time with more women

Attendees in the exhibit hall at the RSA conference in 2007. Getty Images. Earlier this year, RSA Conference organizers named only one woman headliner out of 20 for the massive cybersecurity conference. The result: a wave of complaints and a rogue ... Read more

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Resonant mechanism discovery could inspire ultra-thin acoustic absorbers

New research led by academics at the University of Bristol has discovered that the scales on moth wings vibrate and can absorb the sound frequencies used by bats for echolocation (biological sonar). The finding could help researchers develop ... Read more

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Dataminers Discover SMITE Is Coming To Nintendo Switch

Dataminers have recently uncovered a lot about various games that have already been released and their downloadable content and also new games on the horizon. The latest discovery is that MOBA SMITE is Nintendo Switch bound. An official ... Read more

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Surface Go with LTE Advanced preorders open in select markets starting at $679

San Francisco: Microsoft has announced the availability of the LTE version (Long Term Evolution) of its 10-inch "Surface Go" tablet for preorders in select markets. "Surface Go with LTE Advanced" is available now for pre-order in select markets ... Read more

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Behind the scenes of National Geographic's series on Mars

If you've ever wondered what it would be like to live on Mars, the newest season of National Geographic's Mars focuses on the impact that human residents will have on the red planet and vice versa. The series is a combination of a documentary and ... Read more

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Xiaomi has introduced a new series laptop Notebook Mi

Xiaomi company held a presentation of its new mobile PC Mi Notebook, interesting from all sides. It is thin, metallic and powerful, plus he has a full full size backlit keyboard and a numeric keypad. But the main advantage of the new Mi Notebook is its ... Read more

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Bones, Jewels, And Hallucinogens Found At Ancient Ceremonial Site In The World ...

The Atacama Desert – an achingly arid, skinny strip of desert that lines the west coast of South America – is the driest place on planet Earth. It's an environment that's so otherworldly that researchers use it to understand other planets and even to ... Read more

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Intel Shares More 48-Core Cascade Lake-AP Xeon Performance Data Versus AMD EPYC

Processor core counts are skyrocketing these days, both on the consumer side and of course in the workstation sector. In regards to the latter, Intel last week announced the immediate availability of its Xeon E-2100 processors targeted at small and ... Read more

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Primates of the Caribbean: Ancient DNA reveals history of mystery monkey

Date: November 12, 2018; Source: Zoological Society of London; Summary: Analysis of ancient DNA of a mysterious extinct monkey named Xenothrix -- which displays bizarre body characteristics very different to any living monkey -- has revealed that it ... Read more

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Uncharted Waters IV Sails To Smartphones This December In Japan

By Sato . November 13, 2018 . 1:00am. Share0 Reddit0 Tweet0 Tumblr0 Share0 · 2018-11-13_020140. Koei Tecmo announced that its 2006 Nintendo DS simulation RPG, Uncharted Water IV, titled Daikoukai Jidai IV: Rota Nova in Japan, is headed to ... Read more

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How to use Windows 10's awesome 3D sound for headphones

There's so much more to audio than stereo. Surround sound – sometimes called 3D or 'spatial' audio nowadays – can go a long way towards making movies and some music more immersive, enveloping you with sound from all directions. Unfortunately, it's ... Read more

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Bethesda Will Keep the Same Fundamental Game Engine for The Elder Scrolls VI ...

Fallout 76 is a technical embarrassment in 2018. Even Fallout 4 felt dated back when it released in 2015. And now Bethesda's Todd Howard has confirmed that the developer is using its same old creaky engine to power Starfield and The Elder Scrolls VI. Read more

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Foxconn Posts Rise in Third-Quarter Profit, Lagging Estimates

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn posted a weaker than expected rise in quarterly profit amid warning signs from key customer Apple Inc and its global suppliers that demand for iPhones could be softening. Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision ... Read more

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Latest Legends of Aria Shows Off How You Create Your Home

Housing is a cornerstone of the feature-set in Legends of Aria because it serves so many purposes. It is a place to store your stuff, it is a place where you can show off rare items you have acquired in your adventures, it is a place where you can do ... Read more

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Why Apple failed in India — and how it can recover

Apple iPhone sales in India are expected to have fallen dramatically this year to two million from three million phones last year. Reuters reports that at the peak shopping season, over the Diwali holiday, Apple stores were deserted. This occurred in ... Read more

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Microsoft's Windows 10 October update rollout could be resumed soon with fixes

The Windows 10 October update was halted after users complained that it had been wiping off their data. Microsoft's Windows 10 October update was halted after several users complained that installing the update had been wiping off their data. A new ... Read more

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Apple Warns Newer Macs Have A Serious Limitation

Apple's T2 Security Chip, present on its newer products like the 2018 MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Mini, is a coprocessor that represents a leap forward for encrypted storage and secure boot capabilities on newer Apple hardware. It also ... Read more

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Best BJ's Black Friday 2018 deals: Laptop, desktop, and tablet sales galore

This device is unable to play the requested video. Competing with rivals Costco and Sam's Club, BJs Wholesale Club is a members only warehouse chain with deals on a wide range of products, including computers. Costco's Black Friday ad has already ... Read more

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To cool the planet, should deserts be flooded?

The Algodones Dunes, also known as the Imperial Dunes or American Sahara, near Glamis, California. A Silicon Valley firm wants to flood deserts to help solve global warming. David McNew / Getty Images. Imagine flooding a desert half the size of the ... Read more

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The 3 Best And Worst Things About the Pixel 3 and 3 XL

Google has set the high bar for Android software in recent years with its Pixel phones. If you cared about having the latest and greatest version of the OS, those phones have been easy purchases. Google has also led the way with cameras in 2016 and 2017. Read more

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Valve may be about to launch a VR headset with a new Half-Life game

Valve, a company which these days seems to do little more than purge our wallets with its Steam sales, might be about to launch a VR headset. Some photos of a prototype headset, sporting a Valve logo, have made their way onto the internet. The images ... Read more

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Microsoft launches Surface Go with LTE

In July Microsoft introduced the Surface Go, which was the lightest and most compact Surface till date. The Surface Go is compact and affordable, and offers advanced security with Windows 10 Pro which wsa aimed for Firstline Workers out in the field ... Read more

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AstraZeneca Plc Farxiga significantly reduced hospitalisation for heart ...

AstraZeneca Plc (LON:AZN) announced today positive full results from the DECLARE-TIMI 58 cardiovascular (CV) outcomes trial (CVOT) for Farxiga (dapagliflozin). The data were presented as a late-breaking abstract (#19485) at the American Heart ... Read more

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Xiaomi Black Shark Gaming Smartphone Coming to Europe on November 16

Xiaomi-backed gaming smartphone brand Black Shark has announced that its first smartphone will be coming to the European market on November 16. Touted to be the world's first liquid-cooled smartphone, the Xiaomi Black Shark would thus officially be ... Read more

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Would flooding the deserts help ease global warming?

“It's a desert for a reason,” said Lynn Fenstermaker, a research professor at Nevada's Desert Research Institute. “Flooding the desert and then keeping the water there, in an already water-poor area with all the evaporation, is hard to imagine.” Y ... Read more

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Just a little heads up: Google is still trying to convince everyone that web ...

If insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, Google's Chrome team might be a candidate for involuntary commitment. The ad biz's browser boffins are presiding over yet another Chrome Web Summit in the hope of ... Read more

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Behind the scenes of National Geographic's series on Mars

If you've ever wondered what it would be like to live on Mars, the newest season of National Geographic's Mars focuses on the impact that human residents will have on the red planet and vice versa. The series is a combination of a documentary and ... Read more

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iPad Pro (2018) India Launch Date Revealed, Pre-Orders Now Open: Price, Launch ...

iPad Pro (2018) launch date in India has been revealed, thanks to two Apple premium resellers in India. Both tablets will go on sale in the country from Friday, November 16. The resellers have also started pre-orders in the country, and detailed a few ... Read more

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The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince Receives a Release Date

This week, NIS America released a brand new trailer for The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince, complete with an official release date for the game. It will officially come out on February 12th, 2019, for both the PS4 and Nintendo Switch. This is ... Read more

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Microsoft Windows 10 October Update might be re-released today

For Microsoft, the Windows 10 October Update did not really go down the way it was meant to be. Soon after Microsoft began roll out of the new version of Windows 10 on October 2, some users started reporting that the update ends up deleting some of ... Read more

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Pixel 3 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your new Google phone

Google makes Android freely available to phone manufacturers so they can tweak and contort the OS to suit their needs. Nonetheless, Google does have its own idea of what Android should be. That's on display every year with the Pixel phones, and the ... Read more

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Apple Confirms T2 Security Chip Blocks Unauthorised Repairs of New Mac Models

Apple at its October hardware event last month announced the launch of the new MacBook Air and Mac mini models in its PC lineup. Much like the current MacBook Pro and iMac Pro range, these two devices also sport the company's T2 Security Chip on the ... Read more

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Plants evolved to manipulate ants into defending them

Plants may be more dynamic thank you think — a new study found that plants evolved alongside ants, persuading the insects to protect and take care of them. If you were to look at the interaction between ants and some plants, you'd think it's a one-way ... Read more

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Ferrari F40 tribute is stunning from all angles

Developed to celebrate Ferrari's 40th anniversary, the F40 will forever remain in the history of supercars for a number of reasons. At the time of its release in 1987, it was the fastest, most powerful, and priciest production model to carry the ... Read more

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Uncharted Waters IV Sails To Smartphones This December In Japan

By Sato . November 13, 2018 . 1:00am. Share0 Reddit0 Tweet0 Tumblr0 Share0 · 2018-11-13_020140. Koei Tecmo announced that its 2006 Nintendo DS simulation RPG, Uncharted Water IV, titled Daikoukai Jidai IV: Rota Nova in Japan, is headed to ... Read more

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GameStop's Pre-Black Friday 2018 ad has deals on consoles and games

While many of the major US retailers have already unveiled their full Black Friday 2018 ads, GameStop is taking its sweet time showing us everything it plans to offer on Friday. On Monday, the video game retailer shared what seems to be a limited ... Read more

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What to Expect From Black Friday 2018 PC and Laptop Deals

By Seth G. Macy If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. If you've been holding off on getting a new laptop, PC, or components to build your own, you made a wise decision. The best Black ... Read more

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Nintendo Will Be Receiving A $12000000 Judgment From LoveROMs & LoveRETRO

Remember the lawsuit that Nintendo filed against LoveROMS and LoveRETRO? Well, both sides have reached an agreement. The owners of LoveROMs and LoveRETRO will be paying Nintendo a $12,000,000 judgment. According to the paperwork, the ... Read more

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SpaceX fires Falcon 9 booster on pad 39A, aims for comsat launch Thursday

SpaceX test-fired a Falcon 9 rocket Monday night at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, clearing the way for a launch Thursday with Qatar's Es'hail 2 communications satellite, the first daytime liftoff from Florida's Space Coast in more than six months. Read more

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Microsoft Windows 10 October Update might be re-released today

For Microsoft, the Windows 10 October Update did not really go down the way it was meant to be. Soon after Microsoft began roll out of the new version of Windows 10 on October 2, some users started reporting that the update ends up deleting some of ... Read more

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WhatsApp will delete all unsaved chats on Google Drive: Here's how to backup ...

WhatsApp has confirmed its prior announcement that, as of Monday, any users who have not backed up their stored data and chats on Google Drive will lose their chat histories. Earlier this August, WhatsApp announced new changes coming to its data ... Read more

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Women favor daughters, men favor sons despite socioeconomic status

A Rutgers-led experimental study found that women prefer and invest more in daughters, while men favor and invest more in their sons. The study of gender biases appears in the journal Scientific Reports. "Our research may help people be better parents ... Read more

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System to rid space station of astronaut exhalations inspires Earth-based CO2 ...

When astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) exhale carbon dioxide (CO2), it's removed from the air and pumped into space. Could an Earth-based version help remove greenhouse gas emissions from our atmosphere? In order to limit global ... Read more

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An innovative pilot scheme will help to create a mirrored molecules

By learning the secret of molecular chirality in nature, scientists have proposed a new experimental scheme to produce a mirror molecules. She can make ordinary molecules rotate so fast that they lose the normal symmetry and shape to form a mirrored ... Read more

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Black Friday Deals | 2018

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The following is a roundup of Black Friday deals released by certain retailers before the shopping holiday coming up on Nov. 23. AMAZON Amazon is different from other Black Friday retailers. Not only does the online-only retailer not ... Read more

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Modest warming risks 'irreversible' ice sheet loss, study warns

By Agence France-Presse. Even modest temperature rises agreed under an international plan to limit climate disaster could see the ice caps melt enough this century for their loss to be “irreversible”, experts warned Monday. The 2015 Paris Agreement ... Read more

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Final Fantasy 15 Canceled DLC Gets A Tombstone Mod For The PC

Last week, Square Enix announced that 75 percent of the planned DLC that was supposed to release to Final Fantasy 15 was canceled indefinitely. Of course, this news disappointed several fans of the game, but a modder decided to create tombstones to the ... Read more

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Neo Geo mini Gets Christmas Limited Edition With 9 New Titles

SNK announced on Tuesday that it will offer a new version of its Neo Geo Mini system called the "Neo Geo mini Christmas Limited Edition." The new version will contain 48 titles (compared to the 40 of the original Neo Geo Mini), including nine games not ... Read more

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SpaceX fires Falcon 9 booster on pad 39A, aims for comsat launch Thursday

SpaceX test-fired a Falcon 9 rocket Monday night at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, clearing the way for a launch Thursday with Qatar's Es'hail 2 communications satellite, the first daytime liftoff from Florida's Space Coast in more than six months. Read more

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Superb theme park management sim Parkitect finally leaves Early Access later ...

Developer Texel Raptor has announced that its superb theme park management sim, Parkitect, will finally be leaving Early Access, and launching for real, on November 29th. Parkitect, which first entered Steam Early Access development back in 2016 (and ... Read more

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Amazon Picks New York City, Northern Virginia for Its HQ2 Locations

New York City and Northern Virginia will be the homes for Amazon.com Inc.'s AMZN -4.41% second and third headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter, ending a more than yearlong public contest that started with 238 candidates and ended ... Read more

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Give Megalith a Whirl for Free With Tomorrow's Open Beta

Disruptive Games has announced, via the PlayStation Blog, that tomorrow will see the launch of an open beta test for Megalith, a PSVR hero shooter that was announced during last year's Paris Games Week. Read more

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What to avoid when buying a laptop for Black Friday

Many shoppers will crawl out of bed early on Black Friday to pick up a new laptop at the best possible deal. If you will be joining, it's important to avoid making a bad (and potentially expensive) purchase. Not all Black Friday deals are created equal ... Read more

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How does climate change make wildfires worse?

Deadly wildfires such as those raging in northern and southern California have become more common in the US state and elsewhere in the world in recent years. AFP talked to scientists about the ways in which climate change can make them worse. Read more

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Spied! Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Prototypes Lap the 'Ring

The Mercedes-AMG GT R is currently the most extreme variant of Affalterbach's front-engine sports car, but an even more hardcore version was recently confirmed to be in the works. Just like the previous SLS Black Series, the AMG GT Black Series isn't ... Read more

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Conservation areas help birdlife adapt to climate change

Date: November 12, 2018; Source: University of Helsinki; Summary: A warming climate is pushing organisms towards the circumpolar areas and mountain peaks. A recently conducted study on changes in bird populations reveals that protected areas slow ... Read more

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Black Friday 2018 -- Walmart's Early Ad Game Deals For PS4, Xbox One, Switch

With Black Friday approaching--it falls on November 23 this year, putting it less than two weeks away--more and more retailers are releasing their Black Friday ads early. That's a good thing for shoppers, because it allows us to compare prices, plan ... Read more

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Google Cloud aims to simplify machine learning deployment

Google Cloud is launching two new tools to help customers design, launch and keep track of their machine learning algorithms. Following on from the release of its pre-packaged machine learning use cases under the AutoML brand in January, these two new ... Read more

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San Diego Researchers Study Waves And How They Impact Global Climate

San Diego researchers are hoping a sophisticated set of experiments will give them a better understanding of how the ocean helps modulate the planet's climate. Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientists just landed a second multimillion-dollar ... Read more

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Mighty Elder Dragon Lunastra comes to Monster Hunter World on PC next week

Capcom has announced that the mighty Elder Dragon Lunastra will be spreading her wings and joining the fray in Monster Hunter World for PC next week, starting on Thursday November 22nd. Lunastra, who made her initial debut in Monster Hunter 2, was ... Read more

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Visual Studio Code Gets Better MacOS Support, Multiline Search

My favourite Microsoft product right now — Visual Studio Code — received a major update today. The code editor today received the October 2018 update, or version 1.29, which brings better support for macOS, as well as some other features. With macOS ... Read more

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What's the matter with 'Mars'? Season 2 struggles to find footing on Red Planet

Mars is hard. Hard to get to, hard to make habitable for humans, hard to tell a story about on the screen and leave the viewer with any lasting impression. With a few shining exceptions — looking at you, The Martian — all Mars movies have bombed. Read more

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Coral possibly on the rebound: Small signs of new growth evident along the ...

Kauna'oa Bay is one of the areas in North Hawaii most affected by coral bleaching. New signs of life are seen there in October. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY). Large schools of fish swim around cauliflower coral studied by the ... Read more

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Sam's Club members can get the best deals by looking over its Black Friday ad ...

Black Friday is less than two weeks away, which means you should be sufficiently read up on the coming sales and offers if you're planning on shopping during the event. Most of the major retailers have already released their Black Friday ads, though ... Read more

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Xiaomi smartphones will get Google Camera app with MIUI 10 beta 8.11.8 update

Google Pixel smartphones are acclaimed for their incredible camera performance. Due to the impressive camera capabilities of the Google Camera app, several other brands have started implementing these on their devices. But for the Xiaomi users it wasn ... Read more

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Primates of the Caribbean: Ancient DNA reveals history of mystery monkey

Analysis of ancient DNA of a mysterious extinct monkey named Xenothrix—which displays bizarre body characteristics very different to any living monkey—has revealed that it was in fact most closely related to South America's titi monkeys (Callicebinae). Read more