IBM put the equivalent of 330 million books on this tiny cartridge

In order to achieve the 201 GB per square inch, the researchers at IBM developed several new technologies. Magnetic tapes were invented more than 60 years ago. IBM has a long history innovating magnetic tape data storage; the areal density demons... More..

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New OnePlus 5 Variant Teased
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

New OnePlus 5 Variant Teased

The OnePlus 5 has been well received in the market despite some of the hiccups it has had. OnePlus 5 was one of several devices that had a bit of a 911 call bug - which was quickly fixed, to OnePlus's c...More..

New PS4/Vita Persona 5 And Persona 3 Rhythm Game Spinoffs Confirmed
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

New PS4/Vita Persona 5 And Persona 3 Rhythm Game Spinoffs Confirmed

These games follow on from the Persona 4 version, Dancing All Night (a rhythm game, with a story told like a visual novel), but these will be released at the same time, kind of like how Pokémon always rel...More..

Apple takes down VPN services from Chinese internet market
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Apple takes down VPN services from Chinese internet market

The same law gives Russia's communications regulatory body, Roskomnadzor, additional censorship powers. The law also creates the official register of online resources, access to which is limited in Russian Fede...More..

No troop withdrawal at Doklam, says India as it rejects China's claims
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

No troop withdrawal at Doklam, says India as it rejects China's claims

The foreign ministry warned that "no country should ever underestimate the resolve of the Chinese government and people to defend China's territorial sovereignty". It underscored that, "Further discussions rega...More..

Nasa offers huge salary for 'planetary protection officer'
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Nasa offers huge salary for 'planetary protection officer'

But don't expect to draw out your weapons and go on an alien hunt, because the job is more about making sure that contaminants, ie, organic constituents from outer space, don't hitch a ride back to Earth on spa...More..

Apple Q3 Revenue Rises 7%, Stock Price Soars
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Apple Q3 Revenue Rises 7%, Stock Price Soars

Developers have been busy sifting through code - particularly in the recently released firmware for the Home Pod, Apple's smart speaker that goes on sale at the end of this year. On the call, Cook largely dod...More..

Nintendo's Switch Battery Indicator Problem Takes Hours to Fix
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Nintendo's Switch Battery Indicator Problem Takes Hours to Fix

All of the major gaming platforms now regularly release firmware updates for their systems. It didn't seem to be a widespread issue, and you wouldn't be affected if you never take the Switch out of its dock...More..

'Overwatch' Summer Games Returns Next Week With Lucioball And New Loot
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

'Overwatch' Summer Games Returns Next Week With Lucioball And New Loot

After much anticipation, the Summer Games 2017 event for Overwatch has been announced. New Summer Games skins will cost the standard amount of gold for event cosmetics (3000 gold for a legendary skin), ...More..

U.S. tests missile-defense system over Pacific Ocean
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

U.S. tests missile-defense system over Pacific Ocean

That test had come after North Korea's first ICBM missile launch on July 4. That missile can reach deep into the US mainland if launched on a standard trajectory, according to experts. This was the 15th succ...More..

Google hires Class 12 boy from Chandigarh for Rs 1.44 cr
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Google hires Class 12 boy from Chandigarh for Rs 1.44 cr

This boy named Harshit Sharma is a student of 12th class (IT stream) in Government Model Senior Secondary School (GMSSS) located in Sector 33, Chandigarh. "I kept searching for jobs online, I applied for this...More..

by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Was Bran Too Blunt With Sansa?

Still, Sansa at least looked like she believed that Bran actually had these powers, as evidenced by her long walk out of the godswood after he talked about her wedding night with Ramsay. "So it's quite hard f...More..

Asteroid flyby to help NASA test planetary defence
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Asteroid flyby to help NASA test planetary defence

And according to a projection of its orbit, it's due for a reappearance on 12 October of this year. That is a very close call in astronomical terms indeed, though NASA have confirmed that the space rock wil...More..

Climate: 5% chance of limiting global warming to 2°C
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Climate: 5% chance of limiting global warming to 2°C

The discourse on climate change and global warming is far from over. The study's findings are quite alarming for the worldwide community as according to the Paris Agreement on climate change in 2015, ...More..

Stardew Valley's Multiplayer Gets Release Window and New Details
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Stardew Valley's Multiplayer Gets Release Window and New Details

They'll be able to fight, farm, and explore with you. Essentially, Farmhands can do anything that the main player can do. Player-to-player marriage will not use the mermaid pendant, though. Multiplayer won't ...More..

Asus Zenfone 4 Pro appears Online
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Asus Zenfone 4 Pro appears Online

Earlier months, ASUS took the wraps off the ZenFone 4 Max and model are destined for the Russian market. Although there is no official word on all these variants, only the Asus Zenfone 4 is slated to b...More..

Ford Mustang stealth mode is neighbor approved
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Ford Mustang stealth mode is neighbor approved

You can get the 2018 Mustang with something called Good Neighbor Mode . Of course owners will have still have to exercise courteousness and actually use the mode, which if we know Mustang owners, they prob...More..

Amazon halts sale of Blu phones preloaded with 'potential' Chinese spyware
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Amazon halts sale of Blu phones preloaded with 'potential' Chinese spyware

Amazon issued a statement to CNET regarding the spyware , saying: "Because security and privacy of our customers is of the utmost importance, all Blu phone models have been made unavailable for purchase on A...More..

Microsoft wants you to upgrade to a new Surface every 18 months
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Microsoft wants you to upgrade to a new Surface every 18 months

Financing issued by WebBank, member FDIC, and serviced by Klarna. The goal is to not only make it easier to buy Surface hardware but to also make it easier to upgrade to the next model when it is released; effe...More..

EPIC complains to FTC over Google's murky world of physical purchase stats
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

EPIC complains to FTC over Google's murky world of physical purchase stats

According to EPIC's complaint, Google's consumer profiling technology can allegedly track 70 percent of all credit and debt card transactions in the US without revealing how they got the information. It's inte...More..

Sony Financials: PS4 Shipments Reach 63.3 Million Lifetime, Operating Income Drops 60%
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Sony Financials: PS4 Shipments Reach 63.3 Million Lifetime, Operating Income Drops 60%

Sony's fiscal first quarter profit almost quadrupled from a year earlier, boosted by its lucrative image sensor and other businesses and highlighting a gradual recovery at the Japanese electronics and entertain...More..

Google's built-in ad-blocker appears in latest Chrome preview on Android
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Google's built-in ad-blocker appears in latest Chrome preview on Android

The Canary channel for Android is an experimental and sometimes unstable version that includes some of the latest features Google are testing that are not yet ready for the prime time. Google's AdSense busine...More..

Apple to invest W3tr in LG's OLED production
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Apple to invest W3tr in LG's OLED production

Apple might compete with Samsung when it comes to selling smartphones, but the iPhone maker still depends on Samsung for supplies. Apple is believed to have ordered 160 million screens from its main ...More..

Microsoft's Windows Dev Center app is coming to Android
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Microsoft's Windows Dev Center app is coming to Android

However, it is available at APK Mirror for you to download. It is also a fact that this app has no direct user interface but interacts with other apps and helps those to run smoothly. To recall, Sunder Pich...More..

MTV reboots 'Total Request Live' in effort to return to roots
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

MTV reboots 'Total Request Live' in effort to return to roots

The iconic Times Square studio, revamped for a new age where network TV battles with social media and streaming services for audiences' attention, will be a part of the revival . As a move towards gender neu...More..

Coming Soon? A Solar Eclipse Near You
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Coming Soon? A Solar Eclipse Near You

The National Weather Service in Morristown has published a map showing the eclipse path and showing the duration of the total solar eclipse in parts of East Tennessee. The total solar eclipse will sta...More..

Samsung develops 6CA-supporting LTE modem tech
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Samsung develops 6CA-supporting LTE modem tech

Samsung has developed an LTE modem which supports six carrier aggregation (6CA). Samsung says the boost in speed will enable users to download a HD movie in just ten seconds. It's Samsung's move to throwb...More..

Microsoft just killed Word Flow, one of the best iPhone keyboards
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Microsoft just killed Word Flow, one of the best iPhone keyboards

I say "was" because Microsoft made a decision to pull the plug on the development and remove Word Flow from the App Store. SwiftKey claims that its app has been downloaded to 300 million mobile devices, inc...More..

Kenya election official found dead just days before vote
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Kenya election official found dead just days before vote

Fears of violence have been rising as election day draws near. "There's no doubt that he was tortured and murdered", Wafula Chebukati, the chair of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, told jo...More..

The 2024 And 2028 Olympic Games Hosts Has Been Decided
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

The 2024 And 2028 Olympic Games Hosts Has Been Decided

Los Angeles previously staged the Games in 1932 and '84; while Paris hosted in 1900 and '24. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's office said he and other backers of the city's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paral...More..

New July patch brings Magitek Armour and more quests
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

New July patch brings Magitek Armour and more quests

You can see them in action below. Final Fantasy 15 players can use the Magitek Exosuits once per day for 30 minutes of invincibility. New quest (s) have been added to Meldacio Hunter HQ (after Chapter 8...More..

After Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular To Launch Cheap Smartphones in India
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

After Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular To Launch Cheap Smartphones in India

And this way, a new dimension of telecom rivalry open up in India. The refund of Rs 1 ,500 will be made to customers after they return the JioPhone after 36 months, as per the plan announced by RIL Chairma...More..

The first exomoon may have been spotted
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

The first exomoon may have been spotted

Dr David Kipping, assistant professor of astronomy at Columbia University in NY, says he has spent "most of his adult life" looking for exomoons. Found in the constellation Aquarius the TRAPPIST-1 is, relat...More..

England leads South Africa by 198 runs in 3rd test
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

England leads South Africa by 198 runs in 3rd test

That seemed to galvanise England . Stokes removed the risky Quinton de Kock and then skipper Faf du Plessis in a ferocious early evening spell to leave South Africa 117-4 at the close still 375 away ...More..

Man punched by Nice Airport worker
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Man punched by Nice Airport worker

A director for the airport told CNN the man approached the employee, who works for a contractor, to complain about the delay. She took a picture of the moment and shared it on Twitter. An easyJet spokesma...More..