High-Tech

Bergman votes "yea" on STOP School Violence Act

Bergman votes Both the hearing and the vote happened the same day students across the country are holding walkouts to commemorate the Parkland shooting anniversary and call for more action gun control measures. Hensarling has a list of roughly 30 measures he wants to see added to the bill and has said all have some degree of support from Democrats. The STOP Act is the only legislation on track to gain c... [Full Article...]

NASA Begins Pre-Launch Assembly Of The 2020 Mars Spacecraft

NASA Begins Pre-Launch Assembly Of The 2020 Mars Spacecraft The rover's design is an upgrade to the predecessor Curiosity rover now exploring the surface of Mars . Vladimir Putin revealed his country's space plans during a documentary about the president which was widely shared on social media. [Full Article...]

Google Maps propose des trajets pour les fauteuils roulants

Google Maps propose des trajets pour les fauteuils roulants C'est là qu'intervient Google Maps pour les aider à trouver un itinéraire alternatif où elles pourront se déplacer sans problème particulier. Pour accéder aux itinéraires "accessibles aux fauteuils roulants", saisissez simplement la destination souhaitée sur Google Maps, appuyez sur "Directions", puis sélectionnez l'icône de transport en commun. [Full Article...]

Spotify Sets April Date to Begin Public Trading

Spotify Sets April Date to Begin Public Trading Now the company boasts over 159 million monthly active users and 71 million premium subscribers, and is valued at nearly $20 billion. That makes it the market leader, ahead of Apple with 38 million paying users. Ek portrayed Spotify as an underdog not tied to a major technology company, describing a strategy to be a ubiquitous music service available across phones, computers, smart speakers and ... [Full Article...]

Spring statement: Philip Hammond hails a bounce in Britain's finances

Spring statement: Philip Hammond hails a bounce in Britain's finances Mr Hammond was pleased to predict an expected return of the real wage growth from later this year, meaning earnings could rise faster than inflation , which if true, would be good news for all. The increases in income tax thresholds and other reforms meant that only 56% of adults paid income tax, against 66% in 2007-08. From April 6, the first £11,850 of your earnings will be tax free, unless ... [Full Article...]

Google Home Lets You Set Location-Based Reminders

Google Home Lets You Set Location-Based Reminders For example, "remind me to pick up milk when I'm at the store". Google will be starting with six specific routines according to the company's support page on the topic with "Good morning", "Bedtime", "Leaving home", "I'm home", "Commuting to work", and "Commuting home" being the phrases you'll get to stylize. [Full Article...]

6 découvertes faites par l'astrophysicien — Stephen Hawking

6 découvertes faites par l'astrophysicien — Stephen Hawking Il était, avant le big bang , une singularité à la fois spatiale et temporelle. Le physicien qui était cloué dans un fauteuil et s'exprimint grâce à un ordinateur, souffrait depuis près de 50 ans, d'une sclérose latérale amyotrophique SLA , connue sous le nom de maladie de Charcot . [Full Article...]

Wolfenstein II : The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II : The New Colossus Les Exploits du capitaine Wilkins sont téléchargeables sur PlayStation 4, Xbox One et PC. Armé d'un mécapode expérimental volé, il part pour l'Alaska, sous l'emprise des nazis, afin d'arrêter une super-arme diabolique connue sous le nom de Canon Soleil. [Full Article...]

Fitbit's latest smartwatch attempt borrows heavily from Apple Watch design and features

Fitbit's latest smartwatch attempt borrows heavily from Apple Watch design and features The light metal smartwatch features advanced health and fitness features like 24/7 heart rate tracking, onscreen workouts, and automatic sleep stages tracking. Smart notifications also work on the Fitbit Versa, so you'll be able to receive messages from a variety of apps right through to your wrist. In terms of customization options, the Versa is offered in a selection of three color and two... [Full Article...]

Pourquoi Instagram et Snapchat ont retiré les GIFs de leurs stories

Pourquoi Instagram et Snapchat ont retiré les GIFs de leurs stories A voir si cela suffit et convaincra Snapchat et Instagram de renouveler leur collaboration avec eux. "Nous avons arrêté notre intégration de Giphy pendant qu'ils enquêtent sur la situation", a affirmé de son côté Instagram , interrogé par TechCrunch . [Full Article...]

Insolite : cette coque d'iPhone métamorphose votre smartphone en Game Boy

Insolite : cette coque d'iPhone métamorphose votre smartphone en Game Boy Elle embarque plusieurs jeux tels que Tetris , Snake & Block ou encore Formula One Racing . La coque est également fine et ajoute finalement peu d'épaisseur à l'iPhone, ce qui est un bon point. Cette coque, qui pourra prendre place à l'arrière des iPhone 6, 6S, 7, 8 et mais aussi des versions Plus de ces modèles, transformera donc votre smartphone en une console retro gaming de type Gameboy av... [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 probably won't feature an in-screen fingerprint sensor

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 probably won't feature an in-screen fingerprint sensor The Galaxy S8 received a price cut of RM200 shortly after a month of its sales launch a year ago, while this doesn't happen at retail stores, do expect retailers over at Lazada and 11street to undercut each other by lowering the prices of the Galaxy S9 or offering better free gifts. [Full Article...]

South African diamond provides new clues on Earth's internal processes

South African diamond provides new clues on Earth's internal processes Amazingly, the discovery was merely accidental, as Ice VII was found while the scientists were looking for evidence of carbon dioxide. Accidental discoveries are by no means a super rare occurrence in science , and it drives home how much there is left to discover about the world around us. [Full Article...]

13 milliards d'euros de contrats annoncés — Macron en Inde

13 milliards d'euros de contrats annoncés — Macron en Inde Au pouvoir depuis près de trois ans, ce dernier mène une politique de réforme au bilan contrasté dans ce géant démographique du sous-continent indien. Une série d'autres partenariats, contrats et protocoles d'accords ont également été conclus dans une large diversité de secteurs, dont celui des énergies renouvelables. [Full Article...]

PS4 update 5.50 adds a host of new features

PS4 update 5.50 adds a host of new features Other than that, 5.50 does feature some other handy new features outside of VR. This process substantially reduces the presence of "jaggies", the stair-step jagged lines you'll often see on foliage, power lines, fences, and line edges more generally within a given game. [Full Article...]

Could your name join Nasa's mission to touch the sun?

Could your name join Nasa's mission to touch the sun? By using Venus' gravity to steer its trajectory closer to the Sun with each pass, the probe saves vital fuel and battery power while bringing itself as close as 3.83 million miles from the surface of the Sun-a distance far closer than the planet Mercury and seven times closer than any other spacecraft has ever ventured. [Full Article...]

Bug, panne, message d'erreur — Oculus Rift

Bug, panne, message d'erreur — Oculus Rift Ainsi, au lancement du casque, les utilisateurs ont pu voir apparaître différents types de messages d'erreur comme Impossible d'accéder à Oculus Runtime Service ou encore " Invalid Signature ". Si Oculus a tout d'abord recommandé de redémarrer le système, cela n'a pas été concluant. A l'heure actuelle, Oculus n'a pas annoncé quand ce souci sera résolu. [Full Article...]

NASA spies fierce cyclone dance on Jupiter

NASA spies fierce cyclone dance on Jupiter Massive amounts of new data gathered by NASA's Juno spacecraft have drawn back the veils on Jupiter's cloudy surface, revealing unparalleled insights into the planet's mysterious depths and the continent-sized cyclones at its poles. The first of the three Nature papers, led by Prof. This technique allowed Luciano Iess from the Sapienza Università di Roma in Italy and colleagues to measure Ju... [Full Article...]

Google presents 72-qubit quantum computer

Google presents 72-qubit quantum computer But the company has noted that if it can achieve a two-qubit error rate below 0.5 percent on a 49-qubit system, it can demonstrate quantum supremacy . "By introducing quantum computing services on cloud, we make it easier for the teams to experiment with quantum applications in a real environment to better understand the property and performance of the hardware, as well as leading the way in de... [Full Article...]

Amazon working on fix for Alexa's unprompted laughter

Amazon working on fix for Alexa's unprompted laughter Amazon says it has heard about the issue and is working on a solution. Additional users complained of the same problem in the ensuing days, including one who claimed his Alexa went off as he was dozing off to sleep. Deezer Premium+ users in Canada can finally use their music streaming platform of choice in conjunction with Amazon's Alexa voice-activated assistant. [Full Article...]


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