Stories about Research

Mar 23 2017

Md. Man Accused of Murder Traveled to NYC to Target Black People

Police say Jackson was carrying the flyer with his photo when he walked into the station, and he said,"I'm the person you're looking for". Aubrey said police discovered a...

Mar 22 2017

What is Drake's More Life: a mixtape, an album or a playlist?

Hov has claimed to be far ahead of his Drake in accomplishments, while Drake has said he still has several years to catch up ("Man, I'm only 29, have some patienc...

Mar 22 2017

USA charges Russian spies over Yahoo hack

Kazakhstan on Thursday said that he had officially given up his citizenship in 2011. In the legal field, from the viewpoint of global investigative measures, "it is har...

Mar 22 2017

Google redesigns app and website, introduces tappable search shortcuts

Basically, Google has created an interface full of shortcuts that can give you information at the tap of a button. Google doesn't say when the tappable shortcuts will fin...

Mar 22 2017

Extreme weather in 'uncharted territory — United Nations climate agency

We are now in truly uncharted territory, said World Climate Research Programme Director David Carlson. The WMO says that the "unusual and extreme" weather and climate t...

Mar 21 2017

Apple Online Store will be offline tonight as it is 'being updated'

When Apple announces new products via a press release the announcement normally happens around 8:30 AM Eastern. Apple also lists Photo Print Products are also schedul...

Mar 20 2017

Palestinians honor United Nations official who quit over apartheid report

Repeated U.S. -led attempts to negotiate a solution by setting up a Palestinian state alongside Israel, roughly in the 1967 lines, have failed. "Such a report constit...

Mar 20 2017

Mass Effect Andromeda: Failure Even Before Launch

The blog's author was apparently upset over the awkward facial animations in the upcoming role-playing game and went so fat as to suggest that Leost got her job by perf...

Mar 20 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8: Everything You Should Know Ahead of Launch

Do you think that Galaxy S8 will be able to outsell its predecessor? This rumor from Korean news site suggests that the new Samsung phone will be capable of shooting ...

Mar 19 2017

Ndidi helps Leicester win first away game of the season

It's been put to one side, we've parked it. Leicester reverted to the counter-attacking setup that served them so well last season when they came back out for the sec...

Mar 19 2017

Duke fans like what they see

Kentucky is nearly always in the national championship conversation. The top four ranked teams last week were Kansas, reigning champ Villanova, UCLA and upstart Gonzaga. ...

Mar 18 2017

Nintendo plans to double Switch production to keep up with demand

If they follow through on this plan, and the units end up selling well, they will easily top the lifetime sales of the Wii U, which sit at under 14 million units. The Swi...

Mar 18 2017

Lotus Elise Sprint sheds 90 pounds 03/17/17

To do that, Lotus has added a lithium-ion battery to save 9kg, carbonfibre seats for a 6kg reduction, 5kg lost thanks to new forged wheels, and finally a carbon access pa...

Mar 18 2017

Microsoft ends updates for Windows 7/8.1 on new processors

Today, when Microsoft released Build 15060 to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring, they hit a milestone when it comes to the number of builds released for Redstone 2 as c...

Mar 18 2017

Kantar's latest report reads like an eulogy to Windows Mobile

While these models are not expected to rival Apple iPhone 7 or the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8, they do compete with other mid-range devices like the Huawei P8 and P9 Lite...

Mar 18 2017

Google Touts Smaller JPEGs With Open Source Guetzli Encoder

In fact, in experiments comparing compressed images, human raters preferred the Guetzli-produced images over those created by libjpeg , even when the latter's images w...

Mar 17 2017

World's first fluorescent frog that glows bright green is found in Argentina

According to the research team, fluorescence is rare in terrestrial animals and was unheard of in amphibians until now. The frogs contain a chemical called biliverdin, wh...

Mar 17 2017

TRAPPIST-1 Might Be Home To Planet-Hopping Aliens

This is the longest, almost continuous set of observations of TRAPPIST-1 yet, and provides researchers with an opportunity to further study the gravitational interaction ...

Mar 16 2017

Google Uptime is a cool way to watch YouTube videos with friends

As you watch a video you'll see a series of floating avatars around the border (including your own), and you can record your reactions in real time with text, emoji, st...

Mar 16 2017

Facebook and Instagram ban developers from using data for surveillance

The ACLU has praised Facebook/Instagram's policy reform, adding: "Written policies must be backed up by rigorous oversight and swift action for violations". "Social med...