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Sci-tech Planning a vacation? Here's how Google is making it easier for you
Author: 0 Planning a vacation? Here's how Google is making it easier for you

Flights , Google's airline ticketing tool, now uses machine learning to track airline ticket prices and analyses historical data in order to give you a better idea of the best time to book a flight ticket. Alternatively, if you plan to travel during a week when prices tend to remain steady, Google will let you know that prices aren't likely to drop any further.

Author: 0 Google Maps for Android gets step-by-step directions for public transit navigation

It's being rolled out to users in several regions across the globe, including the U.S., U.K., Canada, India, Mexico and Spain. The Android Google Maps Go implied for Smartphones 512MB to 1GB of RAM. Google Assistant was first unveiled in May 2016. "Earlier this year we first brought the Assistant to Android 6.0 Marshmallow and higher with Google Play Services", said Google.

Sci-tech Facebook admits it can make people feel worse
Author: 0 Facebook admits it can make people feel worse

Facebook, the world's top social media giant, acknowledged Friday that spending excessive time on its website without interacting with friends and family members may hurt social relations offline. To aid in supporting people's well-being while using its service, the company recently tweaked its News Feed - what people see when they sign on - to promote friendships and demote what the firm called "clickbait headlines".

Author: 0 Nasa's stellar googling finds a solar system the size of ours

On Thursday, the space agency along with Google announced the discovery of an eight exoplanet through the help of machine learning, which now makes it the first 8-planet system outside our own. The Kepler Space Telescope has helped NASA discovered thousands of different exoplanets including seven planets in Kepler-90's orbit. Machine learning has previously been used in searches of the Kepler database, but never to such a promising degree.

Sci-tech Import tax on some electrical, electronics items raised
Author: 0 Import tax on some electrical, electronics items raised

Customs duty on monitors and projectors has been doubled to 20 per cent, according to the notification. The government has also raised customs duty on other electronic items including television, projectors and water heaters. It will either have to increase the price or start assembling more in the country", Tarun Pathak, Associate Director, Mobile Devices and Ecosystems, Counterpoint Research, told IANS .

Sci-tech Google AI helps NASA discover two exoplanets
Author: 0 Google AI helps NASA discover two exoplanets

The tool also found a sixth planet in the Kepler-80 system, named Kepler-80g. The newly identified planet, Kepler-90i, is a rocky planet like Earth, but orbits its star once every 14.4 days, meaning a full year there is the same as two weeks on Earth.

Sci-tech Monster Hunter World Beta Opens to All PS4 Players Soon
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World Beta Opens to All PS4 Players Soon

Custom kitty companions won't be the highlight of Monster Hunter: World for everyone, but they certainly don't hurt either. If you happen to own a Xbox One X, the game is enhanced featuring support for HDR. lures and weapons as well as the living ecosystem around you to overcome your quarry. If you missed out on the PlayStation Plus-exclusive Monster Hunter : World beta last weekend, then Capcom is offering yet another chance to get back into the world of Monster Hunter with the ...

Sci-tech Red Dead Redemption 2: PC All-Set For A Lengthy Delay!
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2: PC All-Set For A Lengthy Delay!

That's why Rockstar is keeping fans interested with goodies like the Double-Action Revolver, which can be unlocked in GTA Online and Red Dead Redemption 2 when it's finally out. The treasure belonged to a family that was torn apart by it, until one member hid it, presumably in the grave. But they also discovered items that seem to refer to a revolver from the old west, pictured above.

Sci-tech AOL Instant Messenger to shut down after 20 years
Author: 0 AOL Instant Messenger to shut down after 20 years

Parent company AOL purchased Time Warner in the biggest USA merger to date in 2000. "AIM tapped into new digital technologies and ignited a cultural shift, but the way in which we communicate with each other has profoundly changed", Michael Albers, vice president of communications product at Oath, said about the service that had been around since 1997, per USA Today.

Sci-tech SpaceX launches recycled rocket, supply capsule for NASA
Author: 0 SpaceX launches recycled rocket, supply capsule for NASA

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) the same day the Millennium Falcon returned to theaters in the new Lucasfilm movie " Star Wars: The Last Jedi ". If the Falcon isn't flying by Friday, SpaceX will have to wait until late December at NASA's request, based on sunlight restrictions on the orbiting lab.

Sci-tech Clouds Hamper Bitterroot View of Geminid Meteor Shower
Author: 0 Clouds Hamper Bitterroot View of Geminid Meteor Shower

Bill Cooke of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office said, "When you see a meteor, try to trace it backwards". However, for 2017, the Geminid meteor shower will coincide with the waning crescent moon phase, which would make the sky look completely dark and therefore will make the Geminids more visible.

Sci-tech Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 full specs leaked, launch possible in January 2018
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 full specs leaked, launch possible in January 2018

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite has the same display as the Redmi Y1 . The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is a highly-anticipated phone from Xiaomi's stable, considering how popular its predecessor, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 , was. It sports a 5.5-inch HD display and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC. For the ones looking to buy, the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 comes in two variants, one with 32GB on board storage and 3GB of RAM, which is priced at Rs 8,999, and the other comes with 64GB ...

Sci-tech First Look Roundup: Apple iMac Pro
Author: 0 First Look Roundup: Apple iMac Pro

AppleCare + extends warranty coverage on your Apple device and reduces the cost of some repairs. It is certainly a very powerful computer, but like a consumer-grade machine it is not upgradable. The system isn't designed for your regular family, and while power is the name of the game, even gamers would have a hard time justifying this, as Apple goes right back to the heart of what made it popular with creatives back in the day, essentially building a Mac Pro inside of an iMac.

Sci-tech Lokesh's Big Achievement: Google X In Vizag!
Author: 0 Lokesh's Big Achievement: Google X In Vizag!

This is claimed to be first of its kind association in the world to provide wireless internet connection at a higher speed of upto 20Gbps and to a distance of upto 20 km. Lokesh, son of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, tweeted that X will be the state's innovation partner, deploy its resources and team to help achieve the goal of Digital Andhra.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S9 May Debut at MWC 2018
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 May Debut at MWC 2018

Though leaks many a times turned out to be false alarms, this latest piece of information have come from two very reputable leakers. The sources also gave a caveat to assure readers that the exclusive renders they shared online are the most accurate in a sea of what seems like baseless rumors and speculations about Samsung's upcoming smartphones.

Sci-tech Facebook wants to make more money from video
Author: 0 Facebook wants to make more money from video

The less bad news is that it looks like they won't be infiltrating News Feed. Meanwhile, Facebook is investing more money in video. They will also see new episodes of a show if they have watched an earlier episode. That being said, the company committed to not derank viral videos: "Engaging one-off videos that bring friends and communities together have always done well in News Feed and will continue to do so", it promised in its blog post Thursday.

Sci-tech Scientists to investigate if cigar-shaped asteroid could be an alien spacecraft
Author: 0 Scientists to investigate if cigar-shaped asteroid could be an alien spacecraft

The speed of the object has led scientist to believe that the rock is the first visitor to our solar system that has come from somewhere else in our galaxy. "So now we have a piece of another planetary system flying by Earth, flying through our solar system, that we briefly have a chance to study". "They all turn out to be natural, until one doesn't".

Author: 0 Samsung's Bixby-Powered HomePod Rival Launching In First Half Of 2018

Initially, Samsung had thought of including a screen in its smart speaker. Samsung plans to launch a smart speaker to rival Amazon Echo, Google Home, and others, in the first half of 2018, according to Bloomberg . According to Gartner, voice-activated speakers will become a $3.5 billion market by 2021, up from $720 million in 2016. The device will reportedly be released in multiple markets, possibly including the U.S.

Author: 0 Introducing the New iMac Pro: Apple's Priciest Computer Yet

In one use case demonstrated by Apple , a 10-core iMac Pro was set up to run three simultaneous iOS instance tests, multiple virtual machines, and other tasks including regression testing-all while working with a large project in Xcode with no slowdown.

Sci-tech Honor 9 Lite phone reaches TENAA, out soon in China
Author: 0 Honor 9 Lite phone reaches TENAA, out soon in China

The listing also features the design of this phone with a set of its specifications. The leaked images of Honor 9 Lite appeared on TENNA, which looks quite solid. The good news is the Honor 9 Lite will run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. After the phenomenal success of Honor 7X, Huawei is now prepping up to introduce another smartphone , the Honor 9 Lite .

Sci-tech 'Pokemon Crystal' Coming To 3DS eShop In January
Author: 0 'Pokemon Crystal' Coming To 3DS eShop In January

We figured that since Crystal was pretty much considered the definitive version of the Johto generation that Nintendo made a decision to hold it back to encourage more players to double dip. Nintendo ported Gold and Silver to the 3DS in September. You can watch a new trailer for Pokemon Crystal below. And yes, Crystal will be compatible with PokeBank, meaning all 29 main games now can send Pokemon to Pokemon Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon .