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News: Tech & Science

Apple Customers Say They Can't Pick Up New iPhones at Stores

Saturday  14:25,   22 september 2018
msn

Apple Inc. customers couldn’t pick up new iPhones at the company’s stores on Friday -- the smartphone maker’s biggest product launch date of the year -- according to social media reports, after computer purchase systems failed at some retail...[...]

A Japanese spacecraft just threw two small rovers at an asteroid

Saturday  14:25,   22 september 2018
msn

But we still don’t know if they’ve touched down yet.Operated by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Hayabusa2 is tasked with grabbing a sample from an asteroid named Ryugu and returning those materials to Earth. The spacecraft launched [...]

White House Drafts Order To Look Into Google, Facebook Practices

Saturday  13:50,   22 september 2018
msn

The White House has drafted an executive order for President Donald Trump’s signature that would instruct federal antitrust and law enforcement agencies to open investigations into the business practices of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and...[...]

Samsung makes it easier to avoid Bixby on the Note 9

Saturday  13:50,   22 september 2018
engadget

Samsung's Bixby isn't exactly the most popular voice assistant, which is why some Galaxy Note 9 owners have been frustrated by the inclusion of a Bixby button on their...[...]

PayPal is the latest company to ban InfoWars

Saturday  11:10,   22 september 2018
engadget

InfoWars has been issued another ban, this time from...[...]

NASA’s newest planet hunter has already found two potential exoplanets

Saturday  10:30,   22 september 2018
popsci

And TESS is just getting started. In a tweeted statement from NASA, MIT astrophysicist Sara Seager, a leader of the mission said: “The team is excited about what TESS might discover next. We do know that planets are out there, littering the...[...]

Animation reveals possible Google Pixel wireless charging stand

Saturday  10:30,   22 september 2018
msn

You could dock your phone on it to display photos and notifications.There’s not a lot of details yet, but based on the animations found in the app, it’s possible that the dock might let users display their photos in a slideshow format, like a...[...]

OnePlus begins rollout of its customized version of Android Pie

Saturday  08:50,   22 september 2018
msn

Just over one month after the official release of Android Pie, OnePlus is rolling out its version of the update to the OnePlus 6. OxygenOS 9.0, the company’s fork of Google’s operating system, delivers many of the same improvements as stock Android, [...]

Twitter may have sent your private DMs to the wrong people -- but probably not

Saturday  08:30,   22 september 2018
cnet

The bug ran for more than a year, but it's been fixed.Twitter said it discovered the bug in its Account Activity API (AAAPI), which lets registered developers build tools to help businesses communicate with customers. Users who interacted with...[...]

SpaceX gives us a glimpse of its Mars base vision

Saturday  08:30,   22 september 2018
engadget

SpaceX chief Elon Musk has tweeted two photos that give us a peek into the company's Martian dreams. Mars Base Alpha...[...]

Google defends Gmail data sharing, gives few details on violations

Saturday  08:05,   22 september 2018
reuters

Alphabet Inc's Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of fully addressing questions from U.S. senators about developers who break its email-scanning rules.How user data flows between big technology [...]

Huawei hijacked Apple store queues to hand out its own chargers

Friday  16:00,   21 september 2018
cnet

"You'll need it."The Chinese phone maker took to the streets outside Singapore's Apple Store to give out power banks to buyers queuing to be one of the first to get Apple's newest...[...]

There’s a planet exactly where Star Trek said Vulcan should be

Friday  14:10,   21 september 2018
popsci

Astrophysicists just found a planet orbiting the star HD 26965, 16 light years away from Earth. Astrophysicists just found a planet orbiting the star HD 26965, 16 light years away from Earth. Finding exoplanets is always fun, and the fact that...[...]

Facebook’s Echo Show rival could be announced next week

Friday  13:55,   21 september 2018
msn

Cambridge Analytica concerns reportedly delayed Portal’s launch.In response to these privacy concerns, the Portal will reportedly feature a physical privacy shutter to cover the camera so it can’t film users without their...[...]

Skype calling is coming to Amazon’s Alexa devices

Friday  13:30,   21 september 2018
msn

Available later this...[...]