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Intel opens Autonomous Driving Garage, emphasizing 5G and big data

The new San Jose Vehicle lab is the fourth and largest vehicle research centre opened by Intel , with other labs situated in Arizona, Oregon, and Berlin. On May 3, it announced the launch the first vehicle of its highly automated auto test fleet with partner BMW. As part of a self-driving vehicle trial, 40 BMW 7-Series luxo-barges will soon hit the road-without the need for drivers, thanks to Intel's advanced computing technology capable of grabbing 4 terabytes of data every 90 minutes.

Trump offers epic response when astronaut explains NASA is making urine 'drinkable'

As per a NASA tweet , at 1:27 am ET on April 24, Whitson officially broke astronaut Jeff William's record of 534 days in space. She broke the record, set a year ago by astronaut Jeff Williams , at 10 AM Monday morning, when she received a congratulatory call from President Trump.

Verizon's New Smartwatch Wear24 Will Be Available For Purchase From May 11

Thanks to LTE connectivity, the Verizon Wear24 will let you make and receive calls without having to rely on a smartphone. Powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor as nearly all other new wave Android Wear devices , this thing promises to "stream all the music you want", answer all the Google Assistant questions you need, and access the Play Store on your wrist without any help from a connected smartphone.

Samsung reportedly planning rugged Galaxy S8 for AT&T

Two versions of the Galaxy S8 , code-named Dream internally, were launched at a media event in NY on March 29, with 6.2-inch (15.75 cm) and 5.8-inch curved screens - the largest to date for Samsung's premium smartphones. The new smartphones are being closely watched because these devices mark the first major launch by Samsung after the devastating battery issues that forced the company to recall the Note7 and stop its production altogether in October past year.

Jio users who have not recharged yet to face disconnection

This means that users who have neither enrolled in the Jio Prime offer nor recharged using any of the plans will no longer be able to use the free service. You can also buy a Jio booster pack. These start at Rs 11 going up to Rs 301. Bharti Airtel - country's largest telecom operator is now offering 10 GB of high speed data free per month for the next 3 months to its postpaid customers totaling to 30 GB of free high speed data.

Facebook team working on brain-powered technology

Facebook is working with scientists, engineers and system integrators from UC San Francisco, UC Berkeley, Johns Hopkins Medicine , Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory and Washington University School of Medicine in St.

Apple Has Big Plans for Next-Gen Tablet WWDC

One promising leak that at least suggests there will be a Surface Pro 5 is a mention of the device on LinkedIn. Even in Apple's online store, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro has also shown a notable lack of stocks. Some were then holding out for an announcement following the launch of the latest big Windows 10 update (called the Creators Update). Should this rumor be true, Apple will need quite some time to produce the MacBook Pro , since the company will essentially be going back to ...

One Google Home device can now support up to six separate users

With that said , we're just getting started and we won't be flawless. If you don't see this card, click on the icon in the top right to see all your connected devices . Ideally, it should have been, because Google Home (at least in the United States) will now only access the personal information of the user that is speaking to it.

New Alleged Photos Of Moto X (2017) Leaked

Reports claim that the Moto X (2017) will have a smaller 5.5-inch full HD display. According to Phandroid , a series of pictures of the Moto X 2017 handset has been recently spotted online, revealing nearly all the specifications. Moto X 2017's leaked pictures get spotted online. There's expected to be 32GB of inbuilt storage and can be expanded via MicroSD card. As per Ronald's tweet which reads as follows: "Motorola Moto "X 2017" XT180x codename "Sanders": Snapdragon 625, 3/4GB RAM, ...

South African Rand in Fresh Tumble as ANC Get Behind Zuma

Speaking at a press conference, COSATU Secretary General Bheki Ntshalintshali said that Zuma was no longer the "right person" to lead the country. "We will support the new minister where necessary and fight with him where necessary", he added. "The list was given to us‚ we did not discuss it [and] that's why we raised the issue of lack of consultation on that matter‚" he said.

Did Susan Rice act inappropriately when she 'unmasked' names in intelligence reports?

Rice served as the national security adviser to President Barack Obama from 2013 to 2017 and was one of several senior national security officials authorized to request the identity of US persons who appear in classified intelligence reports .

Titanfall 2 Monarch Getting Out Of Hand

When it comes to the Titans, we'll technically be getting three: in addition to the new Titan, we'll also be getting Prime versions of Ronin and Tone, two of the most-used Titan models. Matchmaking estimated wait times are also set to be refined, so that's good. Despite lackluster launch sales, EA hasn't thrown in the towel yet for Titanfall 2 .

Over 2000 Migrants and Refugees Rescued in Mediterranean

Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency says 43 migrants were also rescued from a sinking rubber dinghy off Turkey's coast while trying to cross to the Greek island of Lesbos. European Union border control agency Frontex has accused donor supported ships off the coast of Libya of acting "like taxis" for migrants and doing more harm than good.

'Super Smash Bros.' And Link Amiibo Exclusives Coming To GameStop And Amazon

All three of the amiibo will be compatible with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, although it remains unknown what their goal will be. On the Smash Bros . One Cloud amiibo will maintain his " Final Fantasy 7" figure, while the other will be based on his outfit from " Final Fantasy 7: Advent Children ".

Astronomers May Have Snapped the First Ever Picture of a Black Hole

In an excellent TedX talk, MIT Ph.D. candidate Katie Bouman discusses how the Event Horizon Telescope aims to glimpse that hot, bright accretion disk, as well as the "shadow" of the supermassive black hole carved into it. Speaking to National Geographic , the director of the Event Horizon Telescope Shep Doeleman said: "We're trying to make coherent a network the size of the globe, which is incredible when you think about it".

Bioware Outlines Upcoming Mass Effect Andromeda Fixes

Among the many changes and novelties that it is necessary that the title receives will arrive one that is possibly the most irrelevant of all , but doubtless the community has requested it. In the realm of Mass Effect , guns aren't the only things which pack a punch. Gamers have also expressed their desire to use the AAX5 weapon in the game, but we'll just have to wait and see if this is possible.

Crocodile-Like Ancient Cousin, Teleocrater Rhadinus, Confuses Scientists — Dinosaur Evolution

They were studied at the Natural History Museum in London in the 1950s. It had the scientific name of Teleocrater rhadinus. "Given their position on the family tree, they give us a good idea of what the common ancestor of all bird line archosaurs was like", said Ken Angielczyk, a paleontologist at the Field Museum in Chicago and a co-author on the study.

Nokia 9 With Snapdragon 835 to Cost Rs 44999 in India

According to a new leak from the ever reliable Nokiapoweruser, HMD will announce the Nokia 9 at the end of July or early August. As far as the USA and Indian markets are concerned, it is expected to set you back by around $699 and Rs.

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 is out of this world

The Galaxy S8 design opens up "new ways to experience the world", said Samsung Mobile Communications president DJ Koh in a statement. SAMSUNG Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s.

Watch the late John Clarke as his iconic Kiwi character Fred Dagg

Comedian John Clarke , who spend almost three decades sending up Australian politics and business in a weekly current affairs sketch on ABC TV, has died. He co-wrote the multi-award winning mockumentary The Games , about the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, which aired in 1999 and 2000.

Early Microsoft Surface Pro 5 details have leaked

So this is nothing new for the fans of the devices from the house of Microsoft. Rumors about Microsoft Surface Pro 5 specs, features and release date have been floating around since early past year but since its predecessor, the Surface Pro 4, is doing very well in the market, the company seems to have delayed bringing out the successor.

Roger Federer's dream comeback continues with another win

For Nadal, it is a fifth defeat in the Miami Masters final and a third final defeat of 2017. Federer now has a 10-9 edge in hard-court matches over Nadal, and this one underlined how he has been able to turn around this once one-sided matchup.

EPA decides against ban on use of chlorpyrifos on fruits and vegetables

In addition, the majority of estimated drinking water exposure from now registered uses, including water exposure from non-food uses, continues to exceed safe levels, even taking into account more refined drinking water exposure. Not all studies are created equal, of course, and there's been criticism of some of the data presented by the petitioners both within and outside the EPA.

Stargazers won't want to miss Jupiter this week

It will gleam brilliantly from high overhead in our midnight sky, with the constellation Virgo in the background. On April 8, Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth this year, and this weekend will be the best time to view the giant planet.

Mining Association Applauds Clean Power Plan Repeal

Also, renewable energies are growing in popularity worldwide. "Blunt, who blamed environmental regulations for increases in utility bills, said that the order 'is an important step toward protecting low and middle-income Americans who can least afford higher costs on everything from gas to groceries'".

Niantic says cooperative 'experiences' are coming to Pokemon Go

Now Pokemon Go developer Niantic is promising more gameplay options are coming, announcing a new "cooperative social gameplay experience" for Pokemon Go . The Pokemon GO update on this case also notes how proceeding with such complaints might cause ripples in the technology industry as Niantic points out that other technological advancements such as GPS navigation systems and even bird watching apps "can attract visitors and impact nearby residents".

Amazon founder selling $1B in stock to fund rocket company

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos has confirmed his intention to sell $1bn of shares in his e-commerce empire each and every year in his pursuit of outer space. Blue Origin hasn't yet set a price or begun marketing efforts. The pod would come with the, "largest windows in spacecraft history", according to the company.

Microsoft will be selling its own 'edition' of the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 introduces new features and functions that will dazzle our customers". With details of the coming Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus generating lots of positive reviews for Samsung , it's possible sales for the new Android phones could be stronger than expected, "The Street" reported yesterday.

10th Annual Earth Hour: BC powers down tonight

The initiative is supported by 7,000 cities around the world. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) initiative started in Australia in 2007 as a gesture against man-made carbon dioxide emissions. Buckingham Palace, Blackpool Tower, Brighton Pier, the Senedd Building in Cardiff, the Kelpies sculpture in Falkirk and Edinburgh Castle are among those also taking part.

Lights go out around the world for 10th anniversary of Earth Hour

It has since grown to a worldwide movement. The world will celebrate Earth Hour on Saturday night by switching off lights and going "dark" for one hour to encourage participation in fighting climate change. "As part of our commitment, DEWA will implement, for the second consecutive year, its Carbon Neutral Emissions following last year's successful zero-carbon Earth Hour celebrations".

NASA Astronauts Lose a Key Piece of the ISS Shield During Spacewalk

As Whitson and Kimbrough installed the three remaining shields, Mission Control quickly came up with a TV MacGyver-like plan for a patch. The lost fabric shield is relatively large: It weighs 18 pounds and, when unfolded, measures about 5 feet by 2 feet and is about 2 inches thick.

Badger filmed single-handedly burying cow over five days

While studying scavenger behavior in Utah's Great Basin Desert, University of Utah biologists observed an American badger do something that no other scientists had documented before: bury an entire calf carcass by itself. What he saw was a five-day time-lapse of a badger ( Taxidea taxus ) completely burying the calf carcass, caught by the camera trap that was programmed to go off upon detecting movement.

Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively planning to adopt a baby

The 40-year-old actor has struck up a close friendship with his " Life " co-star and is particularly impressed by his prowess in the kitchen. I would say that what was most interesting and difficult at times was how real the ship was built, so when we were being chased or if we were running somewhere, if we hit something, we hit it hard.

SCANA to reassess reactor project after Westinghouse bankruptcy

Nuclear energy could have had a bright future had the execution on these projects gone according to plan. The BBC noted that Toshiba's share-price has been in freefall, losing more than 60% since the company first unveiled the problems in December 2016.

Super Mario Run Review: Mario? Yes! Run? Yes! Super? No!

The question you'll need to ask yourself before making the spend is this: What do I want from a Mario game? This is in contrast to most mobile games that are much cheaper or can be played for free". Kingdom Builder allows player to gather coins and toads to build own kingdom with over 100 kinds of items in the Kingdom Builder feature. Super Mario Run-Nintendo's first iOS game-was first announced at Apple's keynote event in September and subsequently helped Nintendo's stock jump.