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Sci-tech Hearthstone's Kobolds & Catacombs Release Date Revealed
Author: 0 Hearthstone's Kobolds & Catacombs Release Date Revealed

The new Hearthstone expansion includes 135 new cards, two new card types called Spellstones and Unidentified items, a new legendary weapon for each nine classes, and a new single-player mode called Dungeon Runs. Coming this December to Windows and Mac PCs; Windows, iOS, and Android tablets; and mobile phones, Kobolds & Catacombs card packs will be winnable in Hearthstone's Arena mode and players can purchase them with in-game gold or real money at the same prices as Hearthstone's ...

Sci-tech Research shows samples from alleged 'yetis' are likely from bears
Author: 0 Research shows samples from alleged 'yetis' are likely from bears

The Abominable Snowman, or Yeti, is a mysterious, ape-like creature that's been part of the mythology of Nepal and Tibet for centuries. Footprints have been spotted. Now, DNA analysis on nine of those has proven there's still no physical evidence - all those samples came from regular old animals. "Even if there is no proof for the existence of cryptids" - creatures whose existence remain disputed - "it is impossible to completely rule out that they live", she added.

Sci-tech ASUS Launches Zenfone Max Plus (M1) Smartphone 18:9 Display
Author: 0 ASUS Launches Zenfone Max Plus (M1) Smartphone 18:9 Display

A quick rundown of Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1)'s specs reveals 5.7-inch IPS display featuring 2,160 x 1,080 pixels resolution. The device is powered by a MediaTek MT6750T octa-core processor along with Mali T860MP2 GPU, which is the same setup that is found on the Zenfone 3s Max.

Sci-tech Microsoft Is Adding Tabs To The Windows Explorer
Author: 0 Microsoft Is Adding Tabs To The Windows Explorer

The demand for tabbed apps has always been there. The Windows Timeline ushers in a new way of thinking about work, specifically, the order in which things are done so that it's easier to get back to something you were doing a few hours ago.

Sci-tech It's nearly time for this year's Supermoon!
Author: 0 It's nearly time for this year's Supermoon!

Astronomers say the moon will appear as much as 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter to many viewers around the world. Perigee Syzygy is the scientific name for the common term of "supermoon'". A supermoon appears especially impressive. In case you aren't able to view the supermoon on December 3, know that you wouldn't have to wait for long to watch the next supermoon: in 2018, the first two full moons will also be supermoons! The moon will actually be closest to Earth at 4 a.m.

Author: 0 Earthworms can reproduce in Mars-like environment

Experts believe that the soil samples used in the experiment are not completely identical to Martian soil. The researchers reportedly had a batch of rocket - or rucola - already growing in the simulant soil, originally created by Nasa , to which they added pig slurry for nutrients.

Sci-tech MacOS High Sierra bug allows full admin access without a password
Author: 0 MacOS High Sierra bug allows full admin access without a password

A recently uncovered bug appears to allow anyone to login as an administrator merely by entering the username " root " and no password. Despite suggestions that the flaw can be mitigated by disabling the computer's guest account, this will not work - it simply restarts the computer with Safari the only application running.

Sci-tech Coral Transplants Could Save The Great Barrier Reef
Author: 0 Coral Transplants Could Save The Great Barrier Reef

Scientists targeted especially severely damaged coral populations where larvae can not replenish at the appropriate pace for a full restore. The discovery of around 100 thriving reefs that could promote recovery of the Great Barrier Reef have provided a glimmer of hope for its survival.

Sci-tech Samsung Drops
Author: 0 Samsung Drops "Burgundy Red" Galaxy S8

A new report from Dutch site Galaxy Club backs up these rumors with a claim that Samsung's now testing Android 8.0, not Android 8.1, on the Galaxy S9. The South Korean giant is reportedly working on Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2018) smartphone within next few days. Everything else about the Galaxy S8 remains the same.

Sci-tech These 'Origami' Robot Muscles Can Lift 1000x Their Own Weight
Author: 0 These 'Origami' Robot Muscles Can Lift 1000x Their Own Weight

These soft robots are typically too weak to allow much in the way of functionality, but that may be changing with a new breakthrough from scientists from MIT CSAIL and the Harvard Wyss Institute . Another advantage is that the muscles, in a limited sense, have built-in intelligence . "Moreover, a wide variety of materials and fabrication processes can be used to build the artificial muscles with other functions beyond basic actuation".

Sci-tech Hariri to resign if Hezbollah doesn't accept change
Author: 0 Hariri to resign if Hezbollah doesn't accept change

Hariri resigned on November 4 from Saudi Arabia, throwing his coalition government and the country into crisis, but rescinded the move after returning home, to allow time for negotiations. We are in a very hard period where the whole region burns. "I think in the interest of Lebanon, Hezbollah is carrying out a positive dialogue". Riyadh supports Syria's armed opposition while Iran and Hezbollah both support Syria's Bashar al-Assad regime.

Sci-tech Apple May Be Eyeing a Foldable iPhone
Author: 0 Apple May Be Eyeing a Foldable iPhone

According to the patent application, the foldable electronic gadget could come in the form of a laptop, desktop computer, mobile phone, or wristwatch. It also mentions the display layer could be a OLED or Micro LED layer. Earlier this year, Samsung had also announced that it would be launching a " foldable smartphone" which according to reports won't make it to the market till 2019.

Sci-tech Ubisoft Reflections reveals 'musical experience' Ode
Author: 0 Ubisoft Reflections reveals 'musical experience' Ode

As you collect the orb-like fallen stars scattered throughout each level, you'll be able to throw them, attract them, and even use them to alter Joy's form, assuming different shapes to reach new areas. There's no pressure, no consequences; just a handsome interactive artscape to explore. It's available today on PC, and you can grab it through Uplay for $4.99 or €4.99.

Sci-tech TRAI backs Net neutrality
Author: 0 TRAI backs Net neutrality

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ( TRAI ) said it was not in favor of any "discriminatory treatment" with data, including blocking, slowing or offering preferential speeds or treatment to any content. Interestingly, the regulator also remained open to the adoption of "reasonable traffic management practices" by the service provider or mobile providers.

Sci-tech Farfetch'd is now available worldwide in Pokemon Go for the first time
Author: 0 Farfetch'd is now available worldwide in Pokemon Go for the first time

The Global Catch Challenge was live for six days and while it started out a little slow, Trainers smashed the target well before yesterday's deadline. The Legendary Beasts were all available for a month and Lugia was available for two months before they disappeared from the game. Now fans have hit the 3 billion mark, the final tier - and they've done so well within the time limit.

Sci-tech Facebook rolls out AI that can spot suicidal posts before they're reported
Author: 0 Facebook rolls out AI that can spot suicidal posts before they're reported

It also raises the question of what else Facebook might do with this technology in the future, if it is not using it for other purposes already. Guy Rosen, Facebook's vice president for product management, said the company was beginning to roll out the software outside the United States because the tests have been successful.

Sci-tech Senate chairman wants hearing on Uber breach
Author: 0 Senate chairman wants hearing on Uber breach

A group of USA senators sent a letter to Uber's CEO on Monday saying the company's recently revealed data breach "merits further scrutiny", CNBC reported . In a statement, an Uber spokesperson said: "We have been in contact with members of Congress and the relevant committees to inform them of the situation".

Sci-tech Oppo F5 6GB RAM Variant Goes on Sale in India: Price, Specifications
Author: 0 Oppo F5 6GB RAM Variant Goes on Sale in India: Price, Specifications

Commenting on the launch, Will Yang, Brand Director of Oppo India, said - "Our focus has always been to bring the best photography and Selfie experience to the Indian consumers". The USP of Oppo F5 is its 6 inch FHD+ display with resolution of 2160 × 1080 pixels with 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Sci-tech Black Friday 2017: Amazon India hosting sale on Global Store from today
Author: 0 Black Friday 2017: Amazon India hosting sale on Global Store from today

Amazon says it will offer up to 40 per cent off on some worldwide brands. Even before we reach the big discounting day itself, deals are springing up across the Internet with up to 30% off many of Amazon's products from the Kindle Paperwhite to the popular Fire Kids range - with many more on their way.

Sci-tech Flowing Water on Mars Surface May Just Be Sand
Author: 0 Flowing Water on Mars Surface May Just Be Sand

Hence, scientists were forced to believe that these dark streaks were nothing but the liquid water flows which occurred due to the melting of ice when the Sun warmed dry and barren Red Planet. RSL served as compelling evidence of water on Mars. "Mars still has water now, it just might be in fewer accessible places", Michael Meyer, the lead scientist for NASA's Mars Exploration Program, tells The Verge .

Sci-tech Intel's latest Core processors have serious security flaws
Author: 0 Intel's latest Core processors have serious security flaws

Semiconductors and technology giant Intel has issued a security alert about a security vulnerability in its Intel Management Engine (ME ), Intel Server Platform Services (SPS), and Intel Trusted Execution Engine (TXE). The newly disclosed vulnerabilities can cause instability or system crashes. The company has reviewed and updated its Management Engine (versions 11.0 to 11.20), Server Platform Services (SPS) version 4.0, and Trusted Execution Engine version 3.0 in order to improve ...

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