• HTC developing blockchain smartphone called Exodus with Vive headset creator
HTC developing blockchain smartphone called Exodus with Vive headset creator

It's reported that HTC is pondering the idea to accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment for the device, but no price has been set. Smartphone manufacturer HTC is taking a major leap into the cryptocurrency ecosystem and wider blockchain industry.

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  • Facebook has already removed 583 million fake accounts this year
Facebook has already removed 583 million fake accounts this year

It disabled 583 million fake accounts . Facebook's internal technology flagged adult nudity or sexual content about 96% of the time before it was reported by users, according to the report . The company has pledged in recent months to use facial recognition technology - which it also uses to suggest which Facebook friends to tag in photos ...

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  • Australian astronomers find a cosmic 'monster' that's growing fast
Australian astronomers find a cosmic 'monster' that's growing fast

However, the supermassive black hole is at a distance of 12 billion light-years, meaning that what the astronomers saw happened 12 billion years ago. Not that you'd know, because the x-rays emanating from it would make life on Earth impossible. The studied black hole reportedly draws off light of large amounts thereby outshining the entire galaxy...

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  • RAGE 2 Screenshots Show a Rockin' Open World
RAGE 2 Screenshots Show a Rockin' Open World

The quick-cuts in the gameplay trailer don't do the best job at selling it, but the screenshots show it off. Humanity might be struggling for supplies, but the paint aisle at Lowes is still stocked. The first trailer features a much more colorful aesthetic compared to the original Rage . As mentioned, fans will be eager to see what the game lo...

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  • Watch Tim Cook's Duke University Commencement Speech
Watch Tim Cook's Duke University Commencement Speech

While products like the iPhone and iPad are designed in the US, they are made using China-based factories run by the likes of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. He also pointed out as a notable fact that the company rejects "the excuse that getting the most out of technology means trading away your right to privacy".

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  • Bethesda officially announces Rage 2
Bethesda officially announces Rage 2

Now that RAGE 2's Official Announce Trailer is released, the May 14's mystery ended. Expect this to create an appearance at Bethesda's E3 2018 meeting. Rage 2 trailer - how does it look? Little is known about the sequel thus far including its setting, story and development studio. You are one of the chosen members of these modern day arks ...

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  • NASA sending helicopter to Mars, aiming for an aviation first
NASA sending helicopter to Mars, aiming for an aviation first

If a child sees the Curiosity rover on Mars and hears how slow its progress is over the planet , they might be thinking a somewhat obvious question: why don't we just send a helicopter there? "The idea of a helicopter flying the skies of another planet is thrilling".

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  • Long lost massive asteroid to pass close by the Earth
Long lost massive asteroid to pass close by the Earth

However, the asteroid has now paid a visit after eight long years on 8 May this year and its activity had initially made the researchers suspicious. The asteroid measures between 60 and 130 metres and is travelling at a speed of more than 28,000mph. "The broadcast will last less than 25 minutes, since the asteroid will cross our field of ...

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  • All-New 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster Arrives With 515 HP
All-New 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster Arrives With 515 HP

Talking about numbers, you get 515bhp and 670Nm which enables the vehicle to hit 100 kmph in just 3.7 seconds and top out at nearly 310 kmph. It's a bit hard to tell apart from the other AMG GT Roadster variants, but there are a few details that set it apart: It has offset wheels, with 19-inch wheels up front and 20-inch wheels in the back.

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  • YouTube's new feature will give you a Reminder to take a Break
YouTube's new feature will give you a Reminder to take a Break

However, the time can be adjusted as per convenience by the user. Once you over limit the use of Youtube, you will receive a notification as a warning which will ask you to take a break. Consumers are free to ignore this reminder and keep watching. Notably, the setting is optional and changed off by default. After the video reaches the remind...

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  • Mars Helicopter to Fly on NASA's Next Red Planet Rover Mission
Mars Helicopter to Fly on NASA's Next Red Planet Rover Mission

But the next mission will carry a vehicle with a new approach for planetary exploration: a helicopter. Scientists want to test how "heavier-than-air vehicles" will operate on the red planet , Nasa said in a release. Pilots on Earth will control the next-generation aircraft for small test flights at first, and then gradually expand the range an...

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  • Warren Buffett suggests Apple Inc to buyback more shares
Warren Buffett suggests Apple Inc to buyback more shares

After first investing in Apple in 2016, the iPhone maker is now the largest holding of Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway , which owns a staggering 250 million Apple shares, Buffett said Saturday. The epicenter of the festivities is Omaha's CenturyLink Center exhibition space: One wing is fully devoted to booths of Berkshire Hathaway-owned brands.

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  • Google Maps to get updated with new Assistant, AR, and recommendation features
Google Maps to get updated with new Assistant, AR, and recommendation features

In order to make this possible, GPS alone lacks the precision needed, so Google have been working on implementing a new system, referred to as VPS, or the Visual Positioning System. You can share a place or business with friends, and everyone you share it with can vote on whether to go there or not, all through Google Maps . Besides directions, th...

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  • Pokemon Go Fest And Safari Zone Events Return This Summer
Pokemon Go Fest And Safari Zone Events Return This Summer

Pokemon Go developer Niantic is hosting a number of real-world events for the game very soon. Niantic celebrates summer with Pokemon Go events in the U.S. The company behind one of the most successful mobile apps has just announced the Pokemon GO Summer Tour 2018, which will take place between June and July in various countries in Europe and N...

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  • Google release Android Things 1.0 on the eve of Google IO
Google release Android Things 1.0 on the eve of Google IO

Google Lens , " unveiled initial in I/O this past calendar year, is now a picture recognition tool that helps delivers contextual suggestions for objects that you simply scan with the digicam. Besides that, support for Actions was also added that lets you do things like turn on your connected oven, and the ability to hear responses to questions f...

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  • Windows 10 Now Runs On 700 Million Devices
Windows 10 Now Runs On 700 Million Devices

With Timeline on Microsoft Launcher , it plans to enable cross device app launching experience. DJI and Microsoft are already working together to advance technology for precision farming with Microsoft's FarmBeats solution, which aggregates and analyzes data from aerial and ground sensors using AI models running on Azure IoT Edge .

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  • Fitbit's female health tracking goes live as its wearables get smarter
Fitbit's female health tracking goes live as its wearables get smarter

Women's health tracking allows female Fitbit users to log their menstrual cycles , record symptoms and compare between different cycles. Next up are quick replies , a feature that's exclusive to Android . On the watch, you'll find this information in the Fitbit Today dashboard by swiping up from the home screen. The on-device experience ca...

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  • Toxic gas threatens Hawaii residents as lava eruptions destroy five homes
Toxic gas threatens Hawaii residents as lava eruptions destroy five homes

Geological Survey. Officials say almost 2,000 people on Hawaii's Big Island have been evacuated from homes after lava eruptions destroyed five houses. "Those remaining in Leilani and Lanipuna Gardens and along Pohoiki Road need to prepare to leave because if the winds change, you could be gassed", Hawaii County Council member Eileen O'Hara ...

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  • Hawaii poised to ban sale of sunscreen to protect its coral reefs
Hawaii poised to ban sale of sunscreen to protect its coral reefs

The ban, once signed by Gov. David Ige , will make Hawaii the first state in the country to pass such kind of law and would go into effect on January 1, 2021. "In laboratory studies it is a weak estrogen and has potent anti-androgenic effects". About 14,000 tons of sunscreen enter the world's reefs every year , according to a 2015 paper publish...

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  • Apple Proves iPhone Is Still King, iPhone X Sales Surpass Doomsday Warnings
Apple Proves iPhone Is Still King, iPhone X Sales Surpass Doomsday Warnings

Of particular interest is that the iPhone X marks the first time in years that Apple's top of the line iPhone has remained the company's top seller. Cook said it was Apple's best March quarter ever, with strong revenue growth in iPhone, Services and Wearables.

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