First black female assigned to International Space Station pulled from mission

No explanation for the unexpected crew shuffle was given. Epps was inspired to become an astronaut from an early age, when she saw the first group of American women who were chosen to fly to space. Seven of the nine astronauts from that class have ... More..

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Australian Researchers Help Develop New Blood Test For Cancer
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Australian Researchers Help Develop New Blood Test For Cancer

For those who test positive twice, the next step will be imaging to find the tumor. CancerSEEK would be tested to see if it can detect cancers where there are no symptoms, in apparently healthy participants. ...More..

Smartphone maker OnePlus hit by credit card security breach
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Smartphone maker OnePlus hit by credit card security breach

We have contacted potentially affected users via email . OnePlus finally confirmed what most of us already knew: they were indeed the victim of a massive credit card security breach that has reportedly affe...More..

by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

"'Super Blue Blood Moon" visible January 31

The supermoon on January 31, comes hot on the heels of the January 1 and December 3 supermoons - in a rapid succession of lunar showmanship which NASA as dubbed the " Supermoon trilogy". A supermoon is d...More..

Potentially Hazardous Asteroid To Fly By Close To Earth Next Month
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Potentially Hazardous Asteroid To Fly By Close To Earth Next Month

On February 4 it is due to brush past the Earth. But still, it is referred to as "potentially hazardous" asteroid by NASA as it is 500 feet across and an orbital path that carries it within about 4,650,000 ...More..

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West reveal daughter's name
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West reveal daughter's name

Baby Chicago , who joins older siblings North and Saint , was born on January 15 via gestational carrier. In her message she wrote , " Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, l...More..

ULA Atlas V on target for Friday night launch
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

ULA Atlas V on target for Friday night launch

The Atlas V booster and its Centaur upper stage lit up the Florida night sky to launch the new military satellite mission , called the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO Flight 4 , from Space Launch Comp...More..

Nintendo Switch and 3DS moved a ton of units this past December
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Nintendo Switch and 3DS moved a ton of units this past December

This is simply massive, amounting to more than 10% of the total sales figures of the Switch's predecessor, the infamously unsuccessful Wii U. But the Switch wasn't the only cause for celebration from The Big N....More..

Beware risky fads: kids are eating Tide Pods
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Beware risky fads: kids are eating Tide Pods

However, although there are videos showing people tasting the pods, the meme is largely ironic and created to provoke a shocked reaction from those less versed in internet humour. In addition to taking down t...More..

Here's What Worries World Leaders Even More Than Weapons of Mass Destruction
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Here's What Worries World Leaders Even More Than Weapons of Mass Destruction

Business leaders are being urged by the World Economic Forum to boost their cybersecurity as the scale and sophistication of cyber-attacks is predicted to grow in 2018. I think about the proliferation of inte...More..

High tech cars revealed at worldwide auto show
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

High tech cars revealed at worldwide auto show

General Motors and Fiat-Chrysler made the push this year to challenge the Ford F-Series, the highest selling pickup in the US for 41 consecutive years. But after General Motors' sales success with its midsize C...More..

Liam Mango, family forced to move for 'secirity reasons'
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Liam Mango, family forced to move for 'secirity reasons'

The parents of the young Black boy who modeled what many felt was a racist hoodie in an H&M ad, say they've had to move out of their home because of the worldwide backlash. "No it doesn't", she told BBC O...More..

Honor 9 Lite With Quad Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications, Features
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Honor 9 Lite With Quad Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications, Features

To recall, during the China launch , there was a 4GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant that was unveiled - however, India will not get the variant. It is powered by the in-house Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC,...More..

Xiaomi admits fault for WhatsApp obsolete bug, issues a fix
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Xiaomi admits fault for WhatsApp obsolete bug, issues a fix

After receiving complaints regarding the issue, WhatsApp issued a statement saying that they are diagnosing the problem and will resolve it soon. It added, "We have updated our App store listing with a newe...More..

Scribblenauts Showdown brings the series back in March after four years away
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Scribblenauts Showdown brings the series back in March after four years away

Interactive Entertainment made it official. The card-based multiplayer party game will bring back both Maxwell, star of the previous games in the series, and original characters to compete in a series of more...More..

OnePlus 3,3T gain Face Unlock, Updated Launcher and more
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

OnePlus 3,3T gain Face Unlock, Updated Launcher and more

The OnePlus 3 gets OxygenOS Open Beta 30 and the 3T gets Open Beta 21 . Even the OnePlus gets the new launcher, and both also get improvements to battery life with bug fixes. So without further ado, let'...More..

First DLC for Assassin's Creed Origins Coming Later This Month
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

First DLC for Assassin's Creed Origins Coming Later This Month

Players can continue their journey through Ancient Egypt with a wide variety of content including several hours of new storyline expansions and quests, timed events and customization items. On the back-end, thi...More..

Is Google Maps coming back to China?
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Is Google Maps coming back to China?

Alphabet Inc's Google is relaunching its map service after being tightly limited in China after eight years, according to Nikkei . It was said to contain most of Maps's major features, but with a few restric...More..

Steady du Plessis takes South Africa lead past 250
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Steady du Plessis takes South Africa lead past 250

Lungisani Ngidi took two wickets. Chasing 287 for victory, India lost Murali Vijay and Lokesh Rahul early, with the latter falling to a forgettable shot off Ngidi. Shami surprised AB de Villiers (80, 121b, ...More..

Why More Than 20 States Are Suing the FCC
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Why More Than 20 States Are Suing the FCC

NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman, who is leading the suit, said Tuesday that the end of the net neutrality rules would hurt consumers and businesses. The vote probably won't happen for a few months. Demo...More..

Sony reveals news on upcoming PlayStation 5.50 release
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Sony reveals news on upcoming PlayStation 5.50 release

Beta test participants of PlayStation® 4 system software planned for future implementation will be recruited from general customers . The latest major system software update released for the PS4 was 5.00 , n...More..

Chevy Silverado Models Lined Up for 2019, New Custom Trailboss Planned
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Chevy Silverado Models Lined Up for 2019, New Custom Trailboss Planned

Under the hood the 2019 Silverado will be available with six engine/ transmission combinations, which includes new 5.3L and 6.2L V8 engines. The public NAIAS show allows visitors and auto enthusiasts the op...More..

Mercedes-AMG 53 | Inline-six turbo hybrid and a bounty of tech
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Mercedes-AMG 53 | Inline-six turbo hybrid and a bounty of tech

Mercedes says that this drivetrain will be extremely smooth and without lag thanks to the 48V electrical system that will pave the way for further hybridization. And of course the car's functions can be oper...More..

by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

"Currently no Plans" for Netflix Nintendo Switch App, Netflix Says

That's despite the fact the service is available on the Wii U still, a console that's pretty much gone the way of the Dodo and no longer really supported by the Big N. Neither of them got one as fast as the Swi...More..

Centurion Test: Kohli smashes 21st ton, second against Proteas
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Centurion Test: Kohli smashes 21st ton, second against Proteas

Knowing that Kohli will look to take them on again, South Africa will want to make sure they bat themselves into a position of safety before going on the attack, and Morkel thinks they are already nearly half...More..

Mercedes Spares No Expense, Brings Resin-Covered G-Class To Detroit
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Mercedes Spares No Expense, Brings Resin-Covered G-Class To Detroit

The iconic style of the previous W463 G-Class body, which has been in production for almost 40 years, has mostly been carried over to the all-new model. Another focus for the new G-Class was improved handling. ...More..

Ford launches new Ranger bakkie
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Ford launches new Ranger bakkie

More than two years ago Ford telegraphed its decision to re-launch the Ranger midsize truck in North America after killing the model in 2011. Although not being a diesel unit, the engine is likely to make ...More..

News feed to get a makeover
by | Sunday, January 14, 2018

News feed to get a makeover

Zuckerberg said in the post yesterday that he wanted to change the way Facebook ranks posts by putting more weight on social interactions and relationships. That score determines where it places the post in ...More..

ULA's Delta IV rocket successfully launches classified NROL-47 satellite into space
by | Sunday, January 14, 2018

ULA's Delta IV rocket successfully launches classified NROL-47 satellite into space

High winds forced United Launch Alliance to scrub its launch plans for Wednesday afternoon. It is also the 27 launch for the NRO. NROL-47 will join the Future Imagery Architecture (FIA) satellite constellat...More..

Huawei defeats Samsung in patent battle
by | Sunday, January 14, 2018

Huawei defeats Samsung in patent battle

Right now, Huawei can not do much after the collapse of the AT&T deal except to keep a low profile. AT&T also declined to comment on the latest reports . In 2012, Huawei and ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) (0763.HK) we...More..