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Sci-tech Viewers outraged as Nicole Kidman fails to mention her adopted kids
Author: 0 Viewers outraged as Nicole Kidman fails to mention her adopted kids

Big Little Lies is up for Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television , while its other cast members are nominated for Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Alexander Skarsgaard) and Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television ( Laura Dern and Shailene Woodley ).

Sci-tech Climate Change Could Turn Great Barrier Reef Turtles All Female
Author: 0 Climate Change Could Turn Great Barrier Reef Turtles All Female

The study found that 65 to 69 per cent of green turtles in the cooler southern Great Barrier Reef were female while a "staggering" 87 to 99.8 per cent of green turtles in the warmer northern reef were female. Jensen additionally called the discoveries "somewhat disturbing". "While we can trust there may be some cooler years to deliver a couple of more guys, general we can anticipate that the temperatures will build", lead creator Michael Jensen of NOAA told the Guardian .

Sci-tech Link unveils high-speed and mesh options for its router lineup
Author: 0 Link unveils high-speed and mesh options for its router lineup

Its One-Tap feature allows consumers to easily control multiple devices and bundle multiple actions into scenarios. The mydlink Wi-Fi Smart Plug and Wi-Fi Power Strip can also be turned on and off with the Google Assistant. Finally, the AC2600 is D-Link's security-minded router with built-in protection by McAfee, alleging automatic protection for all devices in the network.

Sci-tech Google Bicycles That Go Missing Are 'Recycled' Via GPS
Author: 0 Google Bicycles That Go Missing Are 'Recycled' Via GPS

Google says between 100 and 250 of the 1,100 colourful Gbikes go missing each week, despite some being fitted with Global Positioning System trackers. Google doesn't really want non-Googlers using the bikes, "but it's OK if you do", Veach explained. According to a resident, entire families jack the free bikes, from grandma and grandpa to their grandsons and granddaughters.

Sci-tech Amazon Alexa is Coming to Headphones and Wearables This Year
Author: 0 Amazon Alexa is Coming to Headphones and Wearables This Year

Last year, the AVS Device SDK allowed brands to integrate Alexa into their connected products, but this time, the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit is an alternative solution for them as it is a lightweight method to connect the devices through the Amazon Alexa app.

Sci-tech Facebook is killing M, its personal chatbot assistant
Author: 0 Facebook is killing M, its personal chatbot assistant

Facebook believed that with enough experience and tweaking, it might be possible to someday roll M out to its broader user base. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed that the M Concierge service is dead, but he chalked it up to the company not getting what it wanted from M, and he said it's not at all accurate that AI is getting short shrift going forward.

Sci-tech Asus is Bringing its New ZenFone Max Plus to North America
Author: 0 Asus is Bringing its New ZenFone Max Plus to North America

It will be available in Azure Silver and Deepsea Black colors in the U.S. (a gold pink color is also available in other markets). Round the back, the phone ticks another trendy box with a dual camera setup including a 16MP PixelMaster f/2.0 sensor and 8MP 120-degree wide-angle 6-element lens.

Sci-tech AT&T reportedly won't sell Huawei phones after all
Author: 0 AT&T reportedly won't sell Huawei phones after all

Huawei is the world's No. 3 smartphone maker but only has a scant presence in the USA market due to a lack of agreements with domestic carriers. Instead, "people familiar with the matter" told the Wall Street Journal that AT&T backed out at the last minute.

Sci-tech HTC's Vive Pro makes your virtual world a whole lot clearer
Author: 0 HTC's Vive Pro makes your virtual world a whole lot clearer

The ecosystem HTC has built through partnerships with Steam and its own Viveport app store, combined with being able to boast the most accurate roomscale tracking system, has kept the Vive at the top of the heap so far. "Vive we truly believe is the industry standard when it comes to VR", said Daniel O'Brien, general manager of the HTC Vive. HTC also unveiled a redesigned customer experience, adding a virtual reality version of its Viveport catalog of games and media.

Sci-tech Amazon unveils Alexa development kit for mobile accessories
Author: 0 Amazon unveils Alexa development kit for mobile accessories

If Amazon has its way, the artificial intelligent-infused Alexa digital assistant will be pretty much at your beck and call everywhere, and that means the bathroom, and even in a product such as the see-through augmented reality glasses that a company called Vuzix will be showcasing this week during the mammoth CES tech show in Las Vegas.

Sci-tech CES: BYTON unveils smart electric concept auto
Author: 0 CES: BYTON unveils smart electric concept auto

Whereas companies like General Motors and Chinese-owned Volvo Cars are exporting China-made vehicles for sale in the US, Chinese auto brands themselves have little presence in North America. BYTON Concept supports video and telephone conference capability , enabling users to work productively while commuting, or connect with family and friends.

Sci-tech Intel adds gaming, VR performance
Author: 0 Intel adds gaming, VR performance

Today, Intel has launched its 8 generation Intel Core processor along with Radeon RX Vega M graphics . Many 3-year-old systems weigh almost 7 pounds, last a mere four hours and are more than 32 mm thick. Forthcoming devices that will feature this processor will include the thin and lightweight 2-in-1s from Dell and HP as well as the NUC that Intel had introduced.

Sci-tech Nvidia levels up self-driving vehicle silicon with new Xavier chip
Author: 0 Nvidia levels up self-driving vehicle silicon with new Xavier chip

Buzz concept, shown at the North American International Auto Show a year ago, as an example of what future personal mobility will look like. Today's announcement makes the relationship between the two companies official. Well, in the present era cars have come a long way. More than 320 companies are working with the company in their pursuit to develop self-driving technology, Huang said Sunday.

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Author: 0 "[$$$] NVIDIA announces 65" 4K 120Hz gaming displays with Android TV built in

Owners can switch between gaming and access other forms of entertainment through Android TV , with the Google Assistant also available to control media and other things like smart home appliances . With the integration of G-SYNC for ultra-smooth PC gaming, we're also able to display content as it was meant to be viewed by the director. Their full-array local-dimming backlights promise 1000-nit peak brightness levels, and quantum-dot enhancement films in those backlights promise full ...

Sci-tech SpaceX successfully sends secret 'Zuma' satellite to space
Author: 0 SpaceX successfully sends secret 'Zuma' satellite to space

The payload will be delivered to low Earth orbit, per the mission parameters, but we don't know anything else about its objective, design, or intended mission, because it's all classified. That would place Zuma near the others once in orbit, perhaps not by coincidence. SpaceX ended launch commentary five minutes into the flight, due to the classified nature of the satellite.

Sci-tech FCC chairman cancels attendance at CES
Author: 0 FCC chairman cancels attendance at CES

While the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not immediately respond to Recode , a spokesperson for the Consumer Technology Association, which hosts the event, declined to comment, and an FCC spokesman for Pai said the agency does "not comment on security measures or concerns".

Author: 0 'The Crown' may have found new Princess Maragret

The first two seasons covered the years 1947 to 1963 in the lives of the British monarchy. Someone has to bring their own fatigue to it. It's being reported that Netflix is close to a deal with Carter to join the third season, which will already be switching leads as Claire Foy gives way to Olivia Colman playing the older Queen Elizabeth II.

Sci-tech Acer's latest Chromebook offers 10 hours of battery for $250
Author: 0 Acer's latest Chromebook offers 10 hours of battery for $250

This does not mean that we won't see HP throwing more light on these devices at the CES 2018 , but it has already revealed enough. The laptops will have a pair of USB 3.1 Type-C and two USB 3.0 ports as well as a MicroSD card reader. In addition to 64GB inbuilt storage, the Chromebook also has a HD camera and is under 19mm in thickness. The HP Chromebook laptops can also be charged through their USB Type-C ports.

Sci-tech South Korea offers backing for LNG-fuelled newbuilds
Author: 0 South Korea offers backing for LNG-fuelled newbuilds

The meeting is scheduled to take place January 9 in the border village of Panmunjom. The tentative rapprochement comes after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned in his New Year's message that he had a nuclear button on his desk, but at the same time offered Seoul an olive branch, saying Pyongyang could send a team to next month's Games in South Korea .

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