Research


Chicago's Adler Planetarium gets ready for Monday solar eclipse Chicago's Adler Planetarium gets ready for Monday solar eclipse
- August 17, 2017

All attendees will also receive solar viewing glasses to safely view the historic event. If you're unable to take a day off in the middle of the week and road trip to Carbondale, you can still catch the solar eclipse in Chicago . The planetarium, located at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science on the College of Southern Idaho campus, has expanded its show schedule for "Eclipse: The Sun Revealed". (more...)
Hyundai To Launch An Electric Vehicle After 2021 Hyundai To Launch An Electric Vehicle After 2021
- August 17, 2017

Hyundai Motors plans to reveal in the first half of next year the electric version of Kona , its compact sport utility vehicle, with a driving range of 390 kilometers. The country's biggest carmaker by sales introduced its first fuel-cell electric vehicle based on the Tucson SUV in 2013. The mid-sized SUV will be launched in Korea early next year, followed by US and European markets. (more...)
Why The Total Solar Eclipse Is A Bigger Deal Than You'd Think Why The Total Solar Eclipse Is A Bigger Deal Than You'd Think
- August 17, 2017

This situation will confront us on August 21 , when the entirety of North America, along with parts of South America, Africa, Europe and eastern Russian Federation, will experience a solar eclipse . Figure 2: Stages of the solar eclipse , as will be seen from Harvard on August 21 . While the sun may be your main focus, look all around you. Safety Eclipse Glasses need to go back on at this point. (more...)
Crackdown 3 Delayed into Spring 2018, Needs Crackdown 3 Delayed into Spring 2018, Needs "Extra Time"
- August 17, 2017

Crackdown 3 is a hugely ambitious game and we want to ensure we deliver the right experiences all the way through every part of the game'. However, it's also been moved to the spring of 2018, much like Crackdown . Despite all the merits of Crackdown 3's platform-based gameplay, the visuals have proven enough to curb enthusiasm. This is kind of a big blow with the Xbox One X on the way very soon. (more...)
Married mum 'molested kids and sold footage to paedo online' Married mum 'molested kids and sold footage to paedo online'
- August 17, 2017

They had been playing Pokémon Go together and Harwood gave him her account because of a poor internet connection. The friend then saw two videos of the alleged molestation that were in Harwood's Gmail account. Harwood allegedly told police that she had received $500 to $600 from the man over the past several months. Harwood allegedly told police she met a man online and began masturbating for him during livestreams on Snapchat, which she was paid for. (more...)
NASA delivers CREAM-y load to ISS to improve cosmic ray detection NASA delivers CREAM-y load to ISS to improve cosmic ray detection
- August 17, 2017

The first stage of Falcon 9 successfully brought the ship into orbit, then disconnected and by about the eighth minute after launch and landed at site LZ-1 spaceport Kennedy in Florida. The astronauts will offload new life science studies to improve therapies against Parkinson's disease and explore ways to grow lung tissue as well as other research . (more...)
Facebook removes pages for racist groups after Charlottesville Facebook removes pages for racist groups after Charlottesville
- August 17, 2017

Later on, in a more strongly worded tone, Zuckerberg said, "It's a disgrace that we still need to say that neo-Nazis and white supremacists are wrong - as if this is somehow not obvious". Now Facebook and Reddit-two social giants frequently criticized for their leniency on hate speech-are taking a firm stand against violence and discrimination, aggressively banning entire hate groups and pages linked to the far-right, according to a CNET report . (more...)
Prey PC demo released, game also on sale Prey PC demo released, game also on sale
- August 17, 2017

If you simply have a regular PS4, we'd recommend trying it on PC instead, as loading times on the PS4 are minutes-long in between levels, which can make the late game feel like a slog. The Prey free trial will be available later today on PC, Xbox One , and PlayStation 4 via their respective stores. When you awaken aboard the Talos I space station, you that find you are the key subject of an experiment meant to alter humanity forever - but things have gone terribly wrong. (more...)
ESPN on Apple TV can now stream four live games at once ESPN on Apple TV can now stream four live games at once
- August 17, 2017

Users can now stream up to four live games at the same time on the same display, doing so in various arrangements such as two side-by-side games or four with one in each corner. From there, more than 30 live streaming events from various ESPN networks will be presented. Tech-news site Recode notes that while Major League Baseball allows viewers to watch two games simultaneously, what it's seen of ESPN's demo is "pretty slick". (more...)
Gearbox Software to Publish We Happy Few on Consoles in 2018 Gearbox Software to Publish We Happy Few on Consoles in 2018
- August 17, 2017

We Happy Few will also pick up even more updates to further flesh out its gameplay (which by the way, has improved considerably since launch), including three playable characters, 250 unique encounters, and a full-length story campaign. Gearbox Publishing has partnered with Compulsion Games to take We Happy Few , the eerie adventure about survival and paranoia, to new heights. Originally, the game was focused exclusively on survival, gathering resources and so on, but will be growing into ... (more...)
We Happy Few Retail Release Date Revealed We Happy Few Retail Release Date Revealed
- August 17, 2017

The game will be releasing on April 13th 2018 and will have three playable characters, and 250 unique encounters across its campaign. This is the final major update We Happy Few will receive while in Early Access as Compulsion Games sets its sights on the full release. (more...)
We Happy Few Release Date, PS4 Version Announced We Happy Few Release Date, PS4 Version Announced
- August 17, 2017

Gearbox is also releasing a limited-edition We Happy Few Collector's Set, which includes '60s-themed items such as a replica Bobby mask, lamp, alarm clock, vinyl soundtrack, and other items. At the start of the game, you begin to see the world for what it really is, and you embark on a risky, sandbox survival mission to escape the twisted town of Wellington Wells. (more...)
Maersk CEO Skou gives upbeat shipping forecast Maersk CEO Skou gives upbeat shipping forecast
- August 17, 2017

Its Maersk Line container division took the biggest hit from the cyber attack, the firm said , though Maersk Line still forecast an improvement in underlying profit compared to previous year. This was mainly due to "improvements in freight rates and partly increasing volumes". The full impact of the so-called "NotPetya" cyber attack which hit Maersk companies on 27 June will be felt in the third quarter. (more...)
Galaxy Note 8 seemingly exposed in 'Deep Sea Blue' colour option Galaxy Note 8 seemingly exposed in 'Deep Sea Blue' colour option
- August 16, 2017

It will only run Android 7.1.1 Nougat at launch but it is expected to be one of the first to be upgraded to Android O once it's out. Now another colour variant of Samsung's flagship device has surfaced. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may also use force touch and 3D touch technologies. The primary, wide-angle camera will have an f/1.7 aperture and dual-pixel autofocus, while the telephoto lens will have an f/2.4 aperture and will enable a 2x optical zoom. (more...)
The Evil Within 2 New Trailer Showcases Deadly Photographer Stefano The Evil Within 2 New Trailer Showcases Deadly Photographer Stefano
- August 16, 2017

The video shows Valentini in his morgue-like darkroom surrounded by grisly photographs and severed limbs. His work is spread throughout Union, showing the horrifying fate of his victims. At this point, we know a lot about Stefano Valentini as he has appeared in varying degrees in nearly every trailer. That being said, he is not the only human villain to watch out for in The Evil Within 2 , as another favourite of writer, Trent Haaga's, is the mystery that is Theodore. (more...)
Google Home's Calling Feature Could be Released Soon Google Home's Calling Feature Could be Released Soon
- August 16, 2017

Voice calling for Google Home is rolling out to all speakers today. You could say "OK Google, call the nearest pizzeria" and it'll use your location to figure it out. At this point, only outgoing calls are supported from Google Home . However, Google warns that 911 emergency calls are not supported on Google Home . (more...)
Fired Google memo writer says he regrets calling women neurotic Fired Google memo writer says he regrets calling women neurotic
- August 16, 2017

Damore received his Master of Science degree in 2013, making it unlikely that he could have received a doctorate in the same year. The reason for his termination, he was told, was "perpetuating gender stereotypes". But instead of using scientific sources, Damore frequently cites Wikipedia, which is never considered a scientific source and is rarely used or acceptable in journalistic endeavors. (more...)
Amazon does Amazon does "great damage" to retailers, Trump tweets
- August 16, 2017

As of April 1, Amazon began collecting state sales tax nationwide for products it sells directly, so called "first-party" sales, with the exception of states that don't have a sales tax: Alaska, Delaware, Oregon, Montana and New Hampshire. (more...)
Organizers postpone proposed March on Google Organizers postpone proposed March on Google
- August 16, 2017

The March on Google was being organized in several cities nationwide, and promoted as a response to Google's firing of engineer James Damore , who was terminated earlier this month over an internal workplace memo some considered hostile to the tech company's diversity efforts. (more...)
Nokia 8 Will Put Up A Good Fight Nokia 8 Will Put Up A Good Fight
- August 16, 2017

Nokia 8 rumoured specifications and features The Nokia 8 may be HMD Global's first smartphone to come with dual rear cameras . As the mobile maker has live streamed the Nokia event in MWC earlier, hopefully, the company may follow the same in the Nokia 8 launch event too. (more...)