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News : Technology

Amazon's gamepad no longer works with newer Fire TVs

Sunday  10:51,   16 september 2018
engadget

If you were hoping to use your recent Fire TV as a game console, you might need to shop carefully. We've asked Amazon if it can comment on the...[...]

Jeff Bezos only expects himself to make three good decisions a day

Sunday  10:05,   16 september 2018
qz

In a global culture of overwork, the world’s richest man has a surprisingly chill daily routine. Load...[...]

Samsung launches three wireless headphones in the US promising best-in-class audio

Sunday  09:27,   16 september 2018
bgr

They come in earbud, on-ear and over-the-ear models (they're the N700NC, Y500 and Y100).They come in earbud, on-ear and over-the-ear models (they’re the N700NC, Y500 and Y100) and Samsung says they’ve all been optimized for balanced and...[...]

Google says tweets about slowing its News results are incorrect

Sunday  09:27,   16 september 2018
cnet

Comments by the Google News lead appear to have been misinterpreted.The denial came after Alfred Hermida and Doris N. Truong tweeted that Google News lead Valerie Streit told a private group the search giant was considering such a plan. The...[...]

Lost 'unicorn of the sea' adopted by friendly Beluga whales

Saturday  22:31,   15 september 2018
cnet

Whale you look at that! A lone narwhal has found his buddies in a pack of juvenile belugas.In a video taken by the Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals, a lone narwhal is seen swimming with a group of young beluga whales, probably all...[...]

A 5G iPhone? Why Apple's in no rush to sell you one

Saturday  22:31,   15 september 2018
cnet

Everyone else can't stop talking about how great 5G is and how soon they'll have it. Apple's on a different wavelength.One company is unmoved by the hype:...[...]

'Destiny 2: Forsaken' Is Now Teasing Xivu Arath After First Raid Completion

Saturday  20:27,   15 september 2018
thewrap

It was an eventful start to the weekend for fans of "Destiny 2" as groups of players struggled all day Friday to claim the title of first to complete the Last Wish raid that came with the "Forsaken" expansion. That title was claimed by Clan Redeem...[...]

NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

Saturday  19:51,   15 september 2018
msn

NASA's most advanced space laser satellite blasted off Saturday on a mission to track ice loss around the world.Cloaked in pre-dawn darkness, the $1 billion, half-ton ICESat-2 launched aboard a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force base in...[...]

The clock is now officially ticking on NASA’s sleeping Opportunity rover

Saturday  13:50,   15 september 2018
bgr

Even if you aren't particularly interested in space or science news you've probably heard about the plight of NASA's Opportunity rover. That was in early June, and even though the skies above the rover have become bright again...[...]

Google's Dragonfly would reportedly collect Chinese citizens' phone numbers

Saturday  13:26,   15 september 2018
cnet

A prototype for China's censored search engine would connect users' searches to their personal numbers, The Intercept reports.The engine, reportedly code-named Dragonfly and designed for Android devices, would exclude content that isn't...[...]

Apple reportedly adds LG as second OLED display supplier for iPhone XS and XS Max

Saturday  13:05,   15 september 2018
theverge

No longer dependent on Samsung.Until now, Samsung has been Apple’s sole OLED screen supplier since the iPhone X was introduced in 2017. Samsung, which agreed to provide around 100 million OLED displays in the initial deal, had enjoyed a monopoly,...[...]

Samsung will launch a new Galaxy device on Oct. 11

Saturday  13:05,   15 september 2018
cnet

The tech giant sent out an invite promising "4x the fun."On Friday, Samsung sent out invitations for the launch of a new device at "A Galaxy Event" on Oct. 11. The invite doesn't include a time or location, but says the event will be live-streamed...[...]

Chrome gains fingerprint authentication on Android and Mac

Saturday  12:05,   15 september 2018
engadget

Chrome's tenth birthday came and went, now it's back to the betas for the new look browser. Elsewhere, Chrome is pushing ahead with its HTTPS drive by displaying a "not secure" warning in red when you enter your password or email on a...[...]

Animal mummies to yield clues on ice age

Saturday  02:25,   15 september 2018
bbc

The well-preserved remains of a wolf pup and a caribou offer glimpses of life 50,000 years ago.The creatures were discovered with intact hair, skin, and muscle...[...]

'Telescope Did Not See Aliens,' Director of Mysteriously Shut Down Observatory Claims

Friday  22:05,   14 september 2018
gizmodo

It has been a week since the National Solar Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico, was shut down, evacuated, and visited by FBI agents—and the undisclosed “security issue” behind all this activity remains a mystery to the public....[...]