Saturday, 23 March 2019

NASA Lab Creates Exoplanet Atmosphere on Earth

  To understand conditions of exoplanets, NASA researchers have created the atmosphere of a super-hot planet outside our solar system, here on Earth. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California used a high-temperature “oven” to heat a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide to more than 2,000 degrees…

PS Plus Annual Subscription Gets a 25 Percent Discount in India

Sony has discounted the price of its PlayStation Plus subscription service in India. PS Plus’ 12-month subscription will cost Rs. 3,329 from March 15 to March 26, down from the regular price of Rs. 4,439. This works out to a 25 percent discount on Sony PS Plus price in India….

Black Shark 2 Official Render Tips Metallic Build, Notch-Less Design

  Black Shark 2 – the next gaming-centric smartphone from the eponymous Xiaomi-backed company – is all set to launch in China today. Ahead of the smartphone’s official announcement, the official render of the upcoming smartphone has been shared by the company’s CEO Peter Wu, giving us a glimpse of…

Microsoft Sues Foxconn Parent for Missing Patent-Licensing Payments

Microsoft is suing Foxconn’s Taiwanese parent company Hon Hai for the alleged failure of the consumer-electronics manufacturer to comply with a patent-licensing agreement, the media reported. The Windows-maker, in the lawsuit filed on Friday, accused Foxconn of failing to provide twice-yearly royalty reports concerning certain unspecified products and for not…

US Senator Proposes Breaking Up Amazon, Facebook, Google

  Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledged on Friday to take aim at Amazon, Facebook and Google if she is elected president in 2020, breaking apart each of the big tech companies and introducing sweeping new regulation of Silicon Valley. The proposal marks the most ambitious and aggressive effort targeting the…

Oppo Phone With Snapdragon 855 SoC, Full-HD+ Screen Surfaces on AnTuTu

  A mysterious Oppo phone with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 SoC has surfaced on benchmark website AnTuTu. The new development comes just after Oppo VP Brian Shen revealed that the company’s next flagship phone would come with a Snapdragon 855 SoC. The executive had also mentioned that the handset would come…

Twitter Makes It Easier to Report Problematic Tweets Social

Twitter on Friday rolled out new options for its users to report problematic tweets that share their personal information on the platform. According to the open communication platform, while reporting a tweet, you will now have the ability to be more specific about the information being shared. “We want to…