Wifi and Bluetooth Switches in iOS 11 Control Center Don’t Really Turn Off Wifi and Bluetooth
Whether it’s physical or part of a software UI, you probably have certain expectations when you flick a switch. Apple would like you to temper those expectations when you’re using iOS 11. One […]
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Freight startup Flexport soars from “unsexy” to $800M valuation
Flexport handles the boring logistics of a trillion-dollar business: the tranport of shipping cointainers around the world. Because the work of freight forwarding seemed so bland, it was long ignored by the tech world. But digitizing the paper work let
Granular systems such as gravel or powders can be found everywhere, but studying them is not easy. Researchers have now developed a method by which pictures of the inside of granular systems can be taken 10,000 times faster than before.
New analysis explains role of defects in metal oxides
Researchers have determined formulas to guide development of a promising new high-tech material, composed of insulating metal oxides known as alkaline-earth-metal binary oxides, that could lead to better computer memory chips, refrigeration systems, and othe
NFL Scout: Saquon Barkley better than Ezekiel Elliott
There’s been a ton of buzz surrounding Penn State running back Saquon Barkley since the 2017 college football season started. Some already view the junior as the Heisman Trophy favorite. Others conclude he’s simply the best player in the nation.
Students at National Air and Space Museum to Speak with Space Station Astronaut
Students at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 12:25 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 27, as part of a “STEM in 30” broadca
Japan Is Getting A Special Pancakes and Syrup Pudding Flavor
Pudding is a perfect dessert. Really, there’s nothing about it to complain about. It’s soft, easy to eat, comes in plenty of different flavors, and it’s always delicious. American flavors tend to lean […]
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Google Cloud adds support for more powerful Nvidia GPUs
Google Cloud Platform announced support for some powerful Nvidia GPUs on Google Compute Engine today. For starters, the company is making Nvidia K80 GPUs generally available. At the same time, it’s launching support for Nvidia P100 GPUs in Beta al
Bose debuts new Google Assistant-optimized noise cancelling headphones
Bose’s rumored QC 35 II noise-cancelling headphones are rumored no more: Bose made them official today, revealing the update to the company’s popular QC 35 premium noise-cancelling cans.
Google worked with Bose to create the new headphones,
Instagram is making its face filters available for live video streaming through the app, the company announced today. Instagram had introduced face filters, which add visual effects to detected faces, back in May, but until now it was only available on
Google makes it easier for businesses to set up new phones for their employees
Google is launching a new way for businesses to give new phones to their employees: zero-touch enrollment. Traditionally, when you want to give a new phone to an enterprise user, chances are some poor admin has to deal with ensuring that the device is
Rossi: Early MotoGP return "not for the championship"
Having successfully passed the on-track fitness test at the Spanish venue, the Italian will be back to riding the Yamaha YZR-M1 during Friday practice.This will be 22 days on from Rossi breaking his right leg in a motocross training accident – and despite h
X-plane Preliminary Design Model Tests Quiet Supersonic Technology
Test Engineer Samantha O’Flaherty finalizes the set-up of the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) Preliminary Design Model inside the 14- by- 22 Foot Subsonic Tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center. The QueSST Preliminary Design is the initial design stag
Google to buy part of HTC smartphone biz for $ 1.1 billion
The transaction will help Google strengthen its nascent hardware business, while helping HTC focus on enabling a more streamlined product portfolio, greater operational efficiency and financial flexibility.
Canara HSBC Oriental Life eyes Rs 850 cr in new business premium
With high growth in the past two financial years, Canara HSBC Oriental Life Insurance is targeting 40-50 per cent increase in 2017-18 in new business premium. The target is Rs 850 crore and the hope is for as much as Rs 1,000 crore, said Anuj Mathur, chief ex