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World's oldest female tattoo found on British Museum Egyptian mummies

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A wild bull, an African sheep, and a S-pattern motif were discovered in a male and a female body that had naturally been mummified from the desert where they were buried and are now in the British Museum . Tattoos on the Predynastic female mummy from Gebelein. The markings were also found to have been applied to the dermis layer of the skin using some kind of carbon-based pigment. Read More »

Asian shares lower as sentiments get dragged by Wall Street

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That means Apple and other big US companies are dependent on customers not only in Peoria but also Paris and Peru. The Standard & Poor's 500 index tumbled 36.16 points, or 1.3pc, to 2,677.67. Overstock.com dropped 7.7 per cent after the online retailer disclosed in a regulatory filing that the Securities and Exchange Commission asked the company last month for information about a $250 million offering by its blockchain subsidiary, tZero, related to digital tokens. Read More »

New penguin super-colony spotted from space

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A enormous "super-colony" of penguins has been discovered hidden on remote islands on the frozen coast of Antarctica. Scientists detailed their discovery of the new super-colony in a new paper published this week in the journal Scientific Reports . Read More »

Amazon's Alexa AI lead leaves company to work at Google

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Alexa is already capable of translating short terms and phrases from Spanish, German, Italian, French, and English into native languages. It would ideally have an understanding of Japanese culture as well and would incorporate that knowledge into its translations. Read More »

First the Moon, Then Earth: New Theory Reverses Formation Story

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It is through theoretical modeling researchers found California and Harvard universities and has proposed a new version of the formation of the moon. "This is the first model that can match the pattern of the moon's composition". "This is a basic model", Lock said. Vaporized silicate rock condensed at the surface of the synestia and rained onto the proto-Moon, while the Earth-synestia itself gradually shrank. Read More »

Argument analysis: Justices divided over disclosure of overseas emails

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But then, Justice Anthony Kennedy-who is most often dubbed the court's swing vote between its conservative and liberal wings-explored a notion that the case can't possibly exclusively turn on the physical location of the data. Joshua Rosenkranz, representing Microsoft, wanted to talk about where the emails are kept. "No one disputes that countries across the world believe that they have the sovereignty and the sovereign right to pass their own laws governing the access to emails stored on ... Read More »

Facebook scraps idea of splitting newsfeed

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For users in six countries, Facebook moved almost all non-promoted posts from pages and publishers out of the main News Feed into a secondary feed, called the Explore Feed. Both of these tests provided us with valuable feedback that we will use to improve News Feed for everyone. In January, Facebook said that the core news feed would show people more family-friendly postings like a friend's baby pictures and less marketing content and news articles. Read More »

Takata airbag recall: Is your auto affected?

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Globally, ruptures of defective Takata airbags have been associated with at least 23 deaths and 230 injuries. - The government has issued a compulsory recall notice for vehicles fitted with defective Takata airbags which have caused injuries and fatalities. Read More »

Huawei unveils world's first 5G commercial modem ahead of MWC 2018

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The display is 3K in quality and 13.9 inches in size. The MateBook X Pro is the Chinese company's follow-up to the MateBook X it released previous year. The Matebook X Pro packs with a bunch of other interesting features as well. The prices would work out to roughly Rs 1.19 lakh, Rs 1.35 lakh and Rs 1.50 lakh respectively. Read More »

Motor Industry Association urges faulty airbag recall

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Find a full list of affected vehicles here . 186,000 New Zealand cars are believed to still be outstanding in the airbag recall. But private vehicle sellers have no strict rules, only the need to inform a new owner that the airbag still needs replacing and a wet lettuce requirement regarding the address of the new owner. Read More »

GOES Weather Satellite Prepped For Launch Aboard Atlas V Rocket

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The ULA's 197-foot-tall rocket successfully blasted off from Launch Complex 41 at Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 5:02 p.m.to carry the GOES-S into orbit, according to NASA . During wildfire season in California, people using GOES data were able to warn local authorities about fires before they'd even been spotted on the ground. Read More »

PyeongChang gets ready to welcome the Paralympic Winter Games

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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has approved 30 Russian athletes for the 2018 PyeongChang Games, where they will be obliged to perform under the name "Neutral Paralympic Athletes" (NPA). The information was provided by Armenian National Paralympic Committee President Hakob Abrahamyan. In earlier talks on January 17, North Korea had mooted sending some 150 delegates, athletes, cheerleaders, and reporters to the Paralympics. Read More »

Status Red Weather Warning extended to entire country

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Dublin Bus will not operate tomorrow, and neither will Bus Éireann services in Leinster and Munster. The country's roads were largely deserted as the public heeded advice from the Government not to venture outside until the snow storm passed. Read More »

Battlefield 5 Will Reportedly be Set in World War II

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At this point, it seems like the next Battlefield being set during World War II is all but a lock, so are you excited to see the series once again tackle the Big One? These sources wish to remain anonymous. It's also worth noting that this leak means that the rumoured Battlefield Bad Company 3 , set in Vietnam is probably not happening. In 2016, Battlefield 1 offered a new portrayal of the wars waged during WWI, and now in 2018, if this new report is to be believed, it will be ... Read More »

Vero: Hardly The 'Instagram Killer' It's Been Made Out To Be?

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First, let's talk about the user experience. Here is a summary of what has made the latest social media trend so popular. As one friend repeatedly put it, "zzzzz". Frustrated with the process to hop onto the new hot social network and hitting multiple snags I tweeted, " Vero won't make it through the week". It also allows you to link URLs and share recommendations for music and TV. Read More »

Amazon buys Ring, the smart doorbell maker

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The terms of the agreement haven't yet been disclosed, though reports pin the acquisition price at more than $ 1 billion . Other acquired companies such as Twitch and Audible also run as separate entities on Amazon .com, notes The Verge. Read More »

Android One Powered Nokia 8 Sirocco Announced

The camera app will be coming to devices with Carl Zeiss optics like the upcoming Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco , but it's unknown if it will come to the older Nokia 8 . The Nokia 8110 4G will be available in May for 79 euros ($97). The 8110 also includes Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Search, Facebook and Twitter, in an attempt to bring on the return of the slider phone. Read More »

Huawei P20 Lite Leaked, Specs Revealed

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According to the "see mooore with AI" headline of the invite, the general belief is that the P20 could come with three rear cameras . Evan Blass shared the above image on Twitter on February 26, and as you can see, gives us a clear shot of the P20's front and back. Read More »

Hands-On Look at the New Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9 Plus

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Airtel has also started pre-registrations for the Galaxy S9 series. However, the Galaxy S9 + will ship with a 6.2-inch QuadHD+ sAMOLED display . Both the devices are dust and water resistant. One of the key features is Super Slow-Mo video, which records 720p at 960fps. Taking inspiration from Apple, Samsung also introducing AR Emoji. The camera also features support for augmented reality (AR) emojis. Read More »

YouTube Updates Live Streaming Features

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YouTube today declared a few new highlights meant to enhance the live spilling knowledge for the two makers and watchers. Super Chat is currently available on both the desktop and Android versions of YouTube , with iOS support now being rolled out. Read More »

Vivo unveils APEX FullView concept smartphone

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Vivo's Apex Concept phone has a fingerprint sensor built into the display that takes up approximately half the screen. The tricks on the Vivo Apex Concept phone don't stop there either. This frees up the smartphone's interior and the technology also improve the space for the battery size as well as cooling and thus sets yet another benchmark for design improvements in future smartphones. Read More »

Smartphones to look out for at MWC 2018

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The Nokia 8110 4G will be available from May for a global average retail price of 79 euros. The apps it can runs include Facebook , Google Maps, and it even has Google Assistant. The bigger variants will have a 6-inch screen with the 18:9 aspect ratio. The cutouts in the casing reveal the main features of the smartphone, including a dual-camera module and an LED flash that is positioned right beside the lenses. Read More »