Sci-tech

Sci-tech Subaru Ascent Arrives with 19 Cupholders
Author: 0 Subaru Ascent Arrives with 19 Cupholders

The Ascent can tow up to 5,000 lbs and cover in excess of 500 miles on a single tank. Subaru will build the Ascent on its new Global Platform and it will be powered by a new 2.4-liter twin-scroll turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine producing 260hp and 277 lb.

Sci-tech Andy Rubin Takes Leave From Essential
Author: 0 Andy Rubin Takes Leave From Essential

But according to the Information , an investigation into an "inappropriate relationship " Rubin had with a woman junior to him was the catalyst for him leaving the company. Rubin's spokesman called the relationship "consensual" and added, "Mr. Rubin was never told by Google that he engaged in any misconduct while at Google and he did not, either while at Google or since".

Sci-tech Scientists discover that 'Jesus Christ's tomb' is older than thought
Author: 0 Scientists discover that 'Jesus Christ's tomb' is older than thought

ReutersVisitors stand near the newly restored Edicule at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on March 20, 2017. National Geographic also will debut a documentary December 3 on its cable channel about the restoration work at the tomb, and recently opened its " Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience " virtual exhibit, which uses 3-D and VR, virtual reality, technology to provide visitors to its Washington museum a different way to visit the tomb.

Sci-tech Amazon reports another record-breaking holiday shopping weekend for its Alexa devices
Author: 0 Amazon reports another record-breaking holiday shopping weekend for its Alexa devices

Granted, it would've been far more surprising if that didn't happen. This is in line with Prime Day, when the device was Amazon's biggest seller during the online giant's 30-hour shopping event in July. As per usual, Amazon didn't release sales figures for Cyber Monday, only saying that customers ordered "hundreds of millions" of products from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, with 140 million items bought from small businesses.

Sci-tech Microsoft and SAP announce expanded cloud partnership
Author: 0 Microsoft and SAP announce expanded cloud partnership

And this year SAP said that its customers could run its software on AWS, as well as Azure and Google's Cloud Platform in preview. Microsoft said it will use SAP's S/4 HANA database to help run its internal finance processes, replacing older SAP software.

Sci-tech Kobolds and Catacombs Expansion Releases for Hearthstone on December 7
Author: 0 Kobolds and Catacombs Expansion Releases for Hearthstone on December 7

Pesky Kobolds have been tunneling beneath Azeroth for thousands of years, uncovering and hoarding artifacts long forgotten by mortals and surface dwellers. There are a total of 48 possible encounters in Dungeon Runs and three special events in the mode. Kobolds & Catacombs also includes Spelltones, a new kind of Spell that becomes more powerful in your hand if you meet certain requirements.

Sci-tech DNA Tests Reveal Yeti Is Just A Himalayan Brown Bear
Author: 0 DNA Tests Reveal Yeti Is Just A Himalayan Brown Bear

One of the supposed Yeti samples, which was determined to actually belong to a Tibetan brown bear. "Phylogenetic analyses of mitochondrial DNA sequences determined clade affinities of the purported yeti samples in this study, strongly supporting the biological basis of the yeti legend to be local, extant bears", researchers wrote in their study.

Sci-tech Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) with full-view display unveiled: Specifications, features
Author: 0 Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) with full-view display unveiled: Specifications, features

However, unlike Pegasus 4, the Zenfone Max Plus (M1 ) will be available in the worldwide markets. The Zenfone Max Plus (M1 ) caters to the mid-range market and will be a successor to the current Zenfone Max models. The primary sensor has PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and the secondary sensor has 120-degree wide-angle lens. On the connectivity front, you get 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A- GPS, GLONASS, and dual-SIM support.

Sci-tech Windows 10 Sets will let you group apps in tabs
Author: 0 Windows 10 Sets will let you group apps in tabs

Microsoft is testing a new "Sets" feature that allows you to group multiple applications into the same window, similar to how you would organize tabs in a browser. Microsoft wants to get feedback on the feature. There's no word, yet, on when this feature will be made available for Insiders to test, but the wait shouldn't be too long.

Sci-tech The Last Supermoon Of The Year Will Rise Sunday Evening
Author: 0 The Last Supermoon Of The Year Will Rise Sunday Evening

The astronomical word given to supermoon is "Perigee Syzygy". The moon will still be super-sized when it becomes visible that evening and will officially reach its perigee at 3:45 a.m. Native Americans knew the full moon of December as the Cold Moon, Snow Moon, Blue Moon and Big Spirit Moon. According to NASA , a supermoon occurs when there is a full moon at or near the point where the moon reaches perigee (the closest point in its orbit around the Earth).

Sci-tech Bungie cancels Destiny 2 livestream after fan backlash
Author: 0 Bungie cancels Destiny 2 livestream after fan backlash

The livestream was the final of three announced to showcase Destiny 2's Curse of Osiris content , but seems to have been derailed by growing community concerns. It remains to be seen what Bungie has to say tomorrow in regards to the recent controversy , but with the Destiny 2 community now up in arms, let's hope Bungie outlines some concrete answers for where Destiny 2 goes from here.

Author: 0 Earthworms Can Reproduce In Mars-Like Soil

The breakthrough follows a study by the same team past year in which various vegetables were harvested from the same soil. Biologist Wieger Wamelink of Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands has announced that he discovered young worms that were birthed in a Mars soil simulant he obtained from NASA .

Sci-tech Five people die in Thanksgiving weekend wrecks in Mississippi
Author: 0 Five people die in Thanksgiving weekend wrecks in Mississippi

Only one of the five fatalities occurred in the Daily Journal coverage area. According to MHP spokesman Master Sgt. On Nov. 24 around 4:20 a.m., Dondi D. On Friday, 53-year-old Dennis Miller, of Greenwood, died after a van he was riding in left USA 82 and overturned in Leflore County. In Lincoln County Sunday, a 2004 Ford pickup truck on I-55 left the road due to rear tire failure and overturned several times.

Sci-tech Apple flaw allows MacOS High Sierra logins without passwords
Author: 0 Apple flaw allows MacOS High Sierra logins without passwords

Despite suggestions that the flaw can be mitigated by disabling the computer's guest account, this will not work - it simply restarts the computer with Safari the only application running. Many people responding to that tweet said they were relieved to learn that this extremely serious oversight by Apple does not appear to be exploitable remotely .

Sci-tech How Coral Transplants Could Save The Great Barrier Reef
Author: 0 How Coral Transplants Could Save The Great Barrier Reef

Professor Harrison's team returned to Heron Island eight months later to discover more than 100 surviving juvenile corals established on the settlement tiles out on the reef. Harrison said his mass larval-restoration approach contrasts with the current "coral gardening" method of breaking up healthy coral and sticking healthy branches on reefs in the hope they will regrow, or growing coral in nurseries before transplantation.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S8 is now available in flashy Burgundy Red
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 is now available in flashy Burgundy Red

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro with model number SM-J730G is now getting this update. The update to Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge bring along the November security patch, but the Galaxy J7 didn't receive the latest monthly Android security patch, it stays at the same security patch level 01.08.1017 even after the update.

Sci-tech Artificial Origami Muscles Can Lift 1000 Times Their Weight
Author: 0 Artificial Origami Muscles Can Lift 1000 Times Their Weight

The latest invention has been described in a scientific journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, which gives a new way to offer soft robots a super muscular strength that could be applied everywhere as inside our bodies to the outer space.

Sci-tech Hariri: Iran behind Hezbollah's involvement in region
Author: 0 Hariri: Iran behind Hezbollah's involvement in region

Hariri said he did not want to resign but would resign again if Iran and Hezbollah did not accept the new political balance he was proposing. Regarding the circumstances of his resignation, Hariri said he went to Saudi Arabia to improve relations.

Sci-tech Apple applies for foldable iPhone patent
Author: 0 Apple applies for foldable iPhone patent

It's being said that Apple isn't using the Samsung Display to develop a foldable display, because the company could leak the custom technology to Samsung Electronics. But we've yet to see a proper mass market device with a truly flexible display . Samsung is highly rumoured to be working on a foldable " Galaxy X " smartphone.