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SpaceX to launch spaceplane today before Irma arrives

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EDT. The last mission landed in May after setting a 718-day record time flying around the world. The Air Force's 45th Space Wing posted an airspace closure advisory spanning a slightly more than a 5-hour window for launch. While we don't know how long the X-37 will stay in orbit, launching on a SpaceX rocket means the mission will eventually pass a spaceflight milestone: It'll be the first time almost every part of a rocket that left Earth will land itself. Read More »

Nasa captures the strongest solar flares of the past decade

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On September 6, 2017, an active region on the Sun released two X-class solar flares, captured here by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). These radiation flares can disrupt communications satellites, Global Positioning System and power grids by reaching the upper Earth atmosphere. Read More »

Become A Detective In LA Noire On Nintendo Switch

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It's even getting a set of new VR case files for the HTC Vive . That opens the possibility, remote though it may be, for bigger Rockstar titles to come to the Switch in future - in the same way it supported the PSP with GTA: Vice City Stories. Read More »

Huawei overtakes Apple to become second largest smartphone maker

The report also predicts that if sales continue this way, a hat-trick could be on the cards for Huawei with its August sales set to go strong. "While this streak could be temporary considering the annual iPhone refresh is just around the corner, it nevertheless underscores the rate at which Huawei has been growing", Counterpoint Research's Peter Richardson was quoted as saying. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also came in a huge box!

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One company that has spent the past year surprising us with the unboxing experience is definitely Samsung . As per some retailers we have spoken to, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to be priced around Rs 74,990. Visit dbrand.com to configure your own Galaxy Note 8 skin , or pick one up for any of their supported devices, including iPhones, the Essential Phone, and even MacBooks. Read More »

Vivo V7, V7 Plus to launch today in India at 12:45PM

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The devices are expected to feature 5-inch and 5.7-inch displays with a metal and glass construction. Infamous for its sleek look and wonderful picture quality, the company has made a decision to further boost its signature feature by giving the new phone a full view display and paired with 16 and 24 megapixel primary and selfie camera respectively. Read More »

Destiny 2 Guide: How To Unlock Sparrow Vehicle

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In Destiny 2 , individual armor pieces can be colored separately offering more customizability, but shaders must be gathered in bulk and consumed individually to color each piece at a time, erasing any shaders already applied to that item. Read More »

All cars will have electric option by 2020 say JLR

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Jaguar Land Rover is working towards a cleaner future. Imagine a future of autonomous , connected and electric cars where you don't own a single auto, but instead call upon the vehicle of your choice where and when you need it. You'll be able to summon cars with social seating, where passengers face each other while the vehicle drives itself. JLR, a subsidiary of the Indian conglomerate Tata, makes no electric cars but plans to begin building production versions of its battery-powered ... Read More »

UN Security Council Urges For More Robust Action Against North Korea

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NATO ambassadors said after talks in Brussels on Wednesday that "it is now imperative that all nations implement more thoroughly and transparently existing U.N. "All participants in this process, including North Korea, should not have any of these considerations that are associated with the threat of destruction, but, on the contrary, all parties to the conflict should get on the path of cooperation", Putin said. Read More »

Northern lights possible in Siouxland tonight

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The northern and southern lights are generated by charged solar particles hitting molecules in Earth's atmosphere. Somewhat less surprisingly, the odds of viewing the dancing lights are also good for Scotland and Scandinavia. The yellow line indicates how far south the aurora borealis may be visible. That being said, don't expect to view the northern lights in southern MI, especially if you live near a big city such as Detroit. Read More »

Move Minecraft Saves from Wii U to Nintendo Switch

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At PAX West, Nintendo showed off Litten and Popplio, two support Pokemon that are new for the Switch version. The new partnership that Nintendo has established seems to be a try to take more money from the users. Especially if you're the kind of Skyrim fan who has already bought the game twice or three times already and you really want to be that person in the Switch trailer. Read More »

Analyst accuses Facebook of exaggerating its ad reach numbers

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The estimations are based on several factors such as user behaviour, user demographics and location data from devices, Facebook said in a statement, in response to the research note. Facebook counts it as a view once a video is played for three seconds. One beneficiary from the numbers confusion could be Nielsen Holdings PLC NLSN, +0.70% whose potential audience numbers are much more aligned with US census data. Read More »

Facebook bids for IPL's streaming rights

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Star India , which owns the BCCI's global media rights for home internationals, the ICC media rights for the 2015-2023 cycle and a number of other sports properties in India, used its footprint across continents and its widely accessed digital arm HotStar to land the winning bid. Read More »

Lenovo K8 Plus Launched Today: Check the First Impression

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The 5.2-inch full HD display comes with Gorilla glass and Oleophobic coating. Hardware wise, the K8 Plus is fuelled by the octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 chipset , which is built on 16nm manufacturing process. The company has priced the smartphone at Rs 10,999. Lenovo has also added the ability to customize this button to launch any other app. Even after the display on the handset has just a full-HD resolution, Lenovo markets the device as VR capable. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5A passes TENAA with 5-inch display and 3GB RAM

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Redmi is totally different series from Xiaomi, and the Redmi Note 4 is no doubt one of their best-selling phones in India. The Xiaomi phone that has surfaced on TENAA has a model number of MCT3B. The fingerprint scanner is located at the back of the phone. It packs 3080 mAh battery. For selfies, it comes with a 5 Megapixel front camera . The display is vivid and offers rich colours. Read More »

Facebook Offer $100m+ For Legal Music Rights

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Meanwhile, Facebook is trying to ensure that user generated videos don't get taken down for including music owned by the major record labels. Sale growth can also be attributed to YouTube's advertising, although tensions have been high between due to the music industry accusing the company of underpaying musicians and not respecting their intellectual property. Read More »

Alipay lets you pay with your face at this China restaurant

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While now the payments involve tapping your phone on a receiver machine, Alibaba has eliminated the need for a smartphone entirely. Alibaba's Smile to Pay technology is simple and easy to use. Instead of tapping their phone or scanning a code, all a user has to do is stand in front of a kiosk. Currently, this new digital payment service allows users to pay for order like made-to-order salads, paninis, roasted chicken recipes, fresh juice, craft beer, coffee and much more. Read More »

Catch up with Geralt in this heartfelt Witcher 10th Anniversary video

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Since exactly that moment, CD Projekt Red has improved every single aspect of the game. You also find out exactly what he's been filling his time with since the conclusion of Wild Hunt , though it's exactly what you'd think, really. Ciri then walks around the main table where we see Syanna, Ves and Eskel having a yarn. Based on a series of books from Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski , The Witcher series of games helped put CD Projekt RED on the map. Read More »

Medium-sized black hole seen lurking in the Milky Way

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Unlike those that make up other interstellar clouds, the gases in this cloud - including hydrogen cyanide and carbon monoxide - move at wildly different speeds. This discovery would open new doors in research regarding supermassive black holes, in order for scientists to gain a better understanding of these enormous space creations. Read More »

WhatsApp tests free Business app, but will charge larger enterprises

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The new Business features might mean that corporate accounts will start sliding into your DMs - but it was inevitable for the platform to bring in some money on its own. Facebook didn't rule out ads on WhatsApp, but said it's now focusing on the business features, the Journal reported . One of the first giants to test the new function is KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Read More »

Hurricane Harvey: officials give warning for donors about fake charities

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Or, at a minimum, check out the ultimate recipients of these donations to see whether they are equipped to provide aid effectively. Never, ever give or send cash. The problem, however, is that phishers and scammers are getting creative with the fake fundraisers, to the point where people can be easily fooled into thinking they are donating to a legit charitable organization. Read More »

Xbox One X Will Sell Out, Says Aaron Greenberg

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Apparently, Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg, who is the Xbox Games Marketing General Manager, believes that that is exactly what is going to happen. Minecraft's latest " Better Together " update beta already has some basic keyboard and mouse input support, but this seems to refer to plans for greater platform-wide support on Xbox in general. Read More »