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This Star Exploded, Survived, And Then Exploded Again After 60 Years


One method of studying stars is by analyzing their spectrum, where visible light is separated into its various colours. "This supernova breaks everything we thought we knew about how they work", said the study's lead author Iair Arcavi , a NASA Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California-Santa Barbara and Las Cumbres Observatory , in a press release . Read More »

Rocket League for Nintendo Switch gets launch trailer, to release next week


Now that Nintendo finally has a competitive system on the modern console market, there are many players who are left wondering why their favorite games and game series aren't landing on Nintendo hardware. The company also says that the Switch has a unique positioning against the PS4 and Xbox One and that it's flawless for mid-range titles. In a stellar scoop for Nintendo, the recently launched Nintendo Switch has won both Product of the Year and Console of the Year at our annual awards ... Read More »

Do you really need 280 characters? Twitter users react to increased limit


In its tests, it notes that 9% of users under the 140-character limit tried to send out Tweets that were too long. The Justice Ministry's social media team, for one example, found clear glee in tweeting the previously prohibitive "Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz", which runs 63 characters - 65 with a space on each side - making it Germany's longest word. Read More »

Facebook suggests users upload nudes to avoid revenge porn


Users will need to first complete an online form on the eSafety website , then send the pictures they are anxious about to Facebook via Messenger while the government department notified the social network about the incoming submission. Anxious that an abusive ex may upload intimate images of you to social media? The Commissioner's office will notify Facebook of the submission, before a community operations analyst accesses it and hashes it. Read More »

Airtel ups data benefits on select postpaid and prepaid plans


Customers can accumulate up to 1000 GB data* depending on there plans and additional data packages. After postpaid users, Airtel is now making it possible for its broadband users to carry forward the unused data and add it to the benefit of the next billing cycle. Read More »

BMW M3 CS - combining performance with practicality


Following in the footsteps of the M4 CS , the new M3 will feature the same 338kW/600Nm tune from the 3.0-litre straight six as the M4 - 7kW and 50Nm over the M3 Competition - but will pack on only 60kg bringing kerb weight to 1585kg. Overall, the CS' carbon bits shave 110 pounds of weight relative to the standard M3. BMW bills the package as the highest-revving twin turbo on the market, with a 7,600 RPM redline. Read More »

OnePlus 5T's New Render Reveals the Entire Phone


Although there is nothing official about it, a report by TechRadar in the United Kingdom notes that the OnePlus 5T will sell at OnePlus 5 prices in that country. In a post on the firm's community blog last week, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed the upcoming phone would be called the 5T. That's a pretty significant upgrade from the OnePlus 5's 5.5-inch 1080p display. Read More »

Twitter introduces 280 characters to all users


The test is over - 280 character tweets are here for good. So, you can expect to be sending 280-character tweets in the coming days. At the same time, expanding the character limit risks disrupting the fast-moving, real-time nature of the site, encouraging people users to post more expansive paragraphs where they once might just have posted a few words and a link. Read More »

Isle of Wight MP condemns two-day planned rail strike


No-one is losing their job. Despite this, the union is prepared to walk out for 48 hours next Wednesday and Thursday. Shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald said in a letter that guards are "vital" for duties such as helping passengers who need assistance. Read More »

NASA launches public campaign to nickname New Horizons' next flyby target

There's only one problem. Correction: It doesn't have a good name. "The target Kuiper Belt object (KBO) now goes by the official designation "(486958) 2014 MU69". It's true that NASA may not have been thinking about some of the more ill-advised internet naming schemes in recent years, but there are some safeguards in place to assure that the agency won't end up calling MU69 Plutoy McPlutoface or something like that. Read More »

Titan Xp Collector's Edition is Star Wars tribute

Not only will we have Battlefront II coming out this month, but Nvidia's TITAN Xp Collector's Edition comes in two versions, the "New Jedi Order" edition and the "Galactic Empire" edition, inviting fans to choose between the light and dark side. Read More »

Russian claims he lived on Mars in past life


Even the boy predicted that life on earth will significantly be changed when Great Sphinx of Giza will be unlocked with the help of a mechanism hidden behind its ear. Boriska's mother is a doctor and says she knew he was special as soon as he held his head up without any support just two weeks after being born. Researchers have described him as an extremely shy young man with above-average intelligence. Read More »

DC Comics Signs Brian Michael Bendis to Exclusive Contract


No additional details have been announced, but an exclusive deal obviously means he'll be working for DC Comics and leaving behind his bevy of ongoing Marvel projects. It's an exciting time to be a DC fan, and readers are likely champing at the bit to see what he brings to the table. What do you think of Bendis' move to DC? It was in the pages of Ultimate Spider-Man that Bendis (along with artist Sara Pichelli) created Miles Morales, who has gone on to fame as a fan-favorite Spider-Man ... Read More »

Watch Dogs Is Free On PC For a Whole Week


You'll have access to the game for free (forever) starting November 7 and running throughout November 13, where you can add it to your collection for the foreseeable future. Watch Dogs did rather well for Ubisoft, selling over 10 million copies and prompting the company to release a sequel, Watch Dogs 2 , in 2016, even though it changed its location and primary character to be a little more sophisticated. Read More »

The iPhone X has the best display of any smartphone


DisplayMate President Raymond Soneira noted that the iPhone X's OLED Super Retina display delivers "close to textbook ideal calibration and performance". The proprietary system switches to a relevant colour gamut on the basis of the image displayed within the Wide DCI-P3 Colour Space that has an ICC Profile. Read More »

Gabelli Raises Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) Price Target to $6.10

The lower end of the projection is $0.04 per share, while the higher end is $0.05 per share. According to analysts Sirius XM Holdings I (NASDAQ: SIRI)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.04 and can go high up to $0.06. released a statement for Sirius XM Holdings Inc . COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece of content was published by Dispatch Tribunal and is the sole property of of Dispatch Tribunal. Read More »

Got The Apple 'i' Glitch? Here's How To Fix It


It's a glitch in the iOS 11 update. A thread on the official iOS subreddit revealed that there is a large number of iPhone and iPad owners experiencing the problem. The company recommends using text replacement as a short-term solution. While the company says they are working on a solution, there is something you can do in the meantime. Read More »

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio Concept Supercar Unveiled


The concept auto "imagines design and technology theories of tomorrow", with a focus on next-generation all-electric propulsion and the use of innovative materials in vehicle construction. This allows it to use the lightweight construction in high-stress parts of the auto to reduce weight. Collaborating with MIT for our R&D department is an exceptional opportunity to do what Lamborghini has always been very good at: rewriting the rules on super sports cars. Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Lite now available in Europe for €399


Huawei announced the Mate 10 smartphone series in Germany in October, weeks after in unveiled the Kirin 970 chipset. The eagerly-anticipated line, which will run on the Android 8.0 operating system, is powered by the AI Kirin 970 chip, which opens the door to new artificial intelligence (AI) mobile applications. Read More »

OCBC first Singapore lender to launch face ID recognition for mobile app


That means a ton of people out there have had the chance to tinker with it and its features, particularly Face ID. Designed to replace Touch ID, Face ID uses an advanced suite of sensors to create a detailed depth map of a user's face whereupon it's mathematically compared to the stored Face ID profile on the device. Read More »

Trump adviser sent email describing 'private conversation' with Russian official


As has been previously reported, Page acknowledged that he may with met with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich during the July 2016 trip. Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to making false statements and "material omissions" to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about numerous communications he had with allies of the Russian government, according to a criminal statement unsealed last week. Read More »

IPhone X Is 'Most Breakable iPhone Ever'


Next up, CNET tried dropping the iPhone X face down, and again, the iPhone X took a beating with cracks on both its front and rear panels. According to various reports , the $1000 iPhone X has sold out in over 20 major cities , and online orders are backed up at least three to four weeks. Read More »

Over one million people downloaded fake WhatsApp application from Google Play Store


According to Mashable, the hoaxers used the exact name " WhatsApp Inc." replacing the space with a special unicode character, a "Space", that looks like a space. For iPhone , search for WhatsApp in the App Store app and tap Update . DO NOT download any additional software. The news comes after over the weekend warned about another fake app that had appeared on the Android app store . Read More »

Logitech's ingenious new keyboard is useable in VR


Even if you can touch-type on an ordinary keyboard, it's tough to find the right position again if you take your hands off it. Logitech's system also lets developers overlay custom keyboard layouts, which means you could replace hotkeys or shortcuts with actual labeled buttons. Read More »

Intel and AMD partner on new 8th-gen CPUs to challenge Nvidia


Intel has confirmed the company approached AMD to begin the project. "Together we are offering gamers and content creators the opportunity to have a thinner-and-lighter PC capable of delivering discrete performance-tier graphics experiences in AAA games and content creation applications". Read More »

PlayStation Trophies Will Now Earn You PSN Credit


Sony announced that its rewards program, Sony Rewards, will recognize the great performance of PlayStation players as they can use their trophies to acquire new titles. If they were to cash all of these trophies in, they'd get a sum of $1583 to spend on the PSN store which makes for a nice number of new games. Word is out that Australia is already in, and users can actually redeem their points for a physical trophy. Read More »

Airtel checkmates rivals with 300GB data plan valid for 1 year

In October, Airtel announced that it had revised its Rs 349 plan for prepaid users. The prices of Jio's prepaid offers start from Rs 19 and go up to Rs 9,999 . Customers can avail the free subscription of Vodafone Play by sending an SMS as PLAY to 199 and downloading the app from Play store . With Jio's Rs 309 plan, Jio users are offered free unlimited calls (local and STD) and 49 GB of 4G data for 49 days. Read More »

Nokia 5 With 3GB RAM Launched In India; Price And Availability


Nokia's 3GB RAM variant will be available on Flipkart starting tomorrow (7 November), the smartphone will also be available through offline retailers from 14 November. It also features 16GB inbuilt storage. Connectivity options offered by the Nokia 5 include dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/A-GPS, FM Radio, USB OTG, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a microUSB port for charging and data transfer. Read More »

PM Modi meets Karunanidhi, DMK terms visit a 'courtesy call'


PM Modi is on a day's visit to rain-hit Tamil Nadu and participated in the 75th anniversary celebrations of the Daily Thanthi newspaper where he emphasised upon the importance of media. Natural calamities seem to be occurring with increasing frequency across the world. This meeting a before Kamal Haasan charts out his future political strategy, and the ongoing power tussle within the AIADMK, give rise to speculation that BJP is juggling with its options before general elections in 2019. Read More »