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2nd Gen HBM2 Aquabolt Starts Mass Production 2nd Gen HBM2 Aquabolt Starts Mass Production
- January 12, 2018

The new solution, Aquabolt , which is the company's 2nd-generation 8GB HBM2 DRAM to deliver a 2.4 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) data transfer speed per pin at 1.2 volt, can process 307GB of data, which is equivalent to 61 full HD 5GB movies, in one second. (more...)
Butterfly tongue existed before flowering plants, says new study Butterfly tongue existed before flowering plants, says new study
- January 12, 2018

It wasn't the first time something like this was observed. About a year later in Paris, Strother found himself seated at a dinner near a man named Torsten Wappler . But the latest discovery suggest Glossata originated first lepidopterans so depended on gymnosperms - plants which don't produce flowers - to satisfy their nutritional needs. (more...)
Is Subaru's latest VIZIV concept the new WRX STI? Is Subaru's latest VIZIV concept the new WRX STI?
- January 12, 2018

As the name suggests, the Viziv Performance STI is pretty much what we'd imagine the original Viziv Performance concept would be like if it was handed over to those clever people at Subaru Tecnica International, which is the official motorsports and tuning arm of Subaru. (more...)
Intel sets world record by flying 100 mini drones for light show Intel sets world record by flying 100 mini drones for light show
- January 12, 2018

Specifically, drivers participating in and fans watching the Ferrari Challenge North America series will see Intel's technology first hand. At that time Intel engineers told me that the system can control an unlimited amount of drones. The new indoor flight record follows Intel's own outdoor record of 500 drones, set in 2016 in Germany. The record has since been broken by the Chinese drone company Ehang with 1,000 drones during the Chinese Lantern Festival in 2017. (more...)
CES: Roku Expands Into Audio Devices With Home Entertainment Licensing Program CES: Roku Expands Into Audio Devices With Home Entertainment Licensing Program
- January 12, 2018

The company also introduced Roku Entertainment Assistant, a new smart speaker technology that allows customers to use voice commands on supported Roku-enabled devices. Today, according to the company, its smart TV licensing program is flourishing. The Roku Entertainment Assistant will be incorporated into soundbars and smart speakers . (more...)
Catalan parties propose self-exiled former leader as president Catalan parties propose self-exiled former leader as president
- January 12, 2018

Catalonian separatists have made a decision to reelect Carles Puigdemont as their regional leader when the new regional parliament meets for the first time on January 17. He is in Belgium, however, and will be arrested if he comes back to Spain on charges of rebellion and sedition. Ines Arrimadas added: "It's evident that for governing Catalonia you have to be in Catalonia - you can't do that via WhatsApp or as a hologram". (more...)
PUBG becomes Xbox One sensation selling 3 million copies in a month PUBG becomes Xbox One sensation selling 3 million copies in a month
- January 12, 2018

These noticeable gains have given some fans confidence that the developer will get close to a steady 30 frames per second across all Xbox One platforms. According to the team over at Xbox, the battle royale game has been picked up by over 3 million gamers on its console. PUBG Corp says that they have fixed many crashing issues on the Xbox One . (more...)
Window 10 build 17074 brings lots of new features to Microsoft Edge Window 10 build 17074 brings lots of new features to Microsoft Edge
- January 12, 2018

It's probable that Microsoft will reschedule the 1607 retirement, however, as a previous extension to 1511 has that late-2015 feature upgrade receiving security and non-security updates until April 2018. Now You: which version of Windows do you run? Because these vulnerabilities start at the processor level, however, having the latest Windows operating system (OS) updates is not sufficient to be fully protected; you will also need to install related firmware updates from your device ... (more...)
HTC 10 smartphone starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update HTC 10 smartphone starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update
- January 12, 2018

HTC 10 users can check for the update in Setting menu. HTC is one of the companies that still delivers major Android OS update despite its financial difficulties. HTC 10 was launched in April 2016 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Past year the company rolled out Android 7.1 Nougat update for the smartphone which weighed 1.21GB in size. (more...)
Turkey Summons Iranian, Russian Envoys over Attacks on Syria's Idlib Turkey Summons Iranian, Russian Envoys over Attacks on Syria's Idlib
- January 12, 2018

It added Russian forces fended off the attacks without receiving any damage. Russia's ambassador to Ankara , Alexei Yerkhov and Iranian ambassador Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian Fard were called in to express Turkey's discontent over the continuing attacks in Idlib. (more...)
Jio and Airtel Get More Competition: Idea Launches Rs Jio and Airtel Get More Competition: Idea Launches Rs
- January 12, 2018

Previously, the 149 plan offered only 4.2GB data for 28 days and the lowest-priced plan which offered 1GB of daily data was the 309 plan which had a validity of 49 days. Previously, there were no plans which offered 1.5GB data per day. Jio's Rs 299 prepaid recharge plan comes bundled with free and unlimited local, STD and roaming calls. (more...)
'Super blue blood moon' to take place during lunar eclipse 'Super blue blood moon' to take place during lunar eclipse
- January 12, 2018

A supermoon is when the Moon reaches its nearest point toward earth, making it appear 30 percent brighter and about 14 percent larger. When the Moon appears red or is eclipsed, it is also referred to as a " blood Moon ", so we will essentially see a super-blue-blood Moon at the end of the month - a phenomenon that hasn't happened since 1866! Blue Moons typically happen every two and a half years , so this phenomenon, involving all three events in one night, is much more rare! We'll be ... (more...)
Samsung Confirms When the Galaxy S9 Will Debut Samsung Confirms When the Galaxy S9 Will Debut
- January 12, 2018

Which ever processor brings the S9 its power, this device looks set to be the fastest and most efficient Galaxy to date. Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + users can manually check for the update by going into the Settings menu and then tapping on Software update option. (more...)
Green Sea Turtle Population Is Nearly All Female Green Sea Turtle Population Is Nearly All Female
- January 12, 2018

Green sea turtles from cooler southern nesting beaches were about 65 to 69 percent female, while sea turtles from warmer northern beaches were 86.8 percent female for adult turtles, 99.8 percent for sub-adult turtles, and 99.1 percent for juvenile turtles. (more...)
We Could Soon See a Lot Fewer Phones From LG We Could Soon See a Lot Fewer Phones From LG
- January 12, 2018

The annual smartphone race has apparently reached an end for LG, with Vice Chairman Cho Sung-jin confirming they will no longer release phones on a yearly basis, instead switching to a strategy of releasing phones "as needed". Cho also talked about the firm's business plan for its robots powered by artificial intelligence and autonomous driving, which the firm has been revealing since it announced early past year that it would foster its robot business as a future growth engine. (more...)
The 5 biggest Nintendo Switch games announced in today's Nintendo Direct The 5 biggest Nintendo Switch games announced in today's Nintendo Direct
- January 12, 2018

Among them are a new Mario Tennis game (a sports game franchise featuring characters from the Mario universe that was initially released in North America in 2001) and a remastered version of the blockbuster action adventure game Dark Souls . (more...)
Vivo unveils first smartphone with in-display fingerprint sensor at CES Vivo unveils first smartphone with in-display fingerprint sensor at CES
- January 12, 2018

For now, the under-the-display fingerprint sensor works with only OLED displays. Vivo's promotional photo teasing in-display fingerprint scanning. You place your finger on an icon located at the bottom of the display and then press into it until its entire surface is scanned. The first smartphone to feature a fingerprint sensor embedded into its display panel has finally been unveiled. (more...)
Huge Water Reserves Found All Over Mars Huge Water Reserves Found All Over Mars
- January 12, 2018

This means that relatively pure water ice, capped by only a thin layer of ice-cemented rock and dust, may be readily accessible to future exploration missions. Mars clearly had a watery past, and it's expected that much of the water is still on the planet. Dundas and co-authors say that banding and color variations apparent in some of the scarps suggest layers "possibly deposited with changes in the proportion of ice and dust under varying climate conditions". (more...)
Cops raid cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea Cops raid cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea
- January 12, 2018

Indeed, bitcoin's 1,500 percent surge previous year has stoked huge demand for cryptocurency in South Korea, drawing college students to housewives and sparking worries of a gambling addiction. South Korea has been back and forth on the future of cryptocurrency and its exchanges for some time now. The investigation is to get information about traders of digital currencies like bitcoin and suspected tax evasions of the exchanges. (more...)
SpaceX launched a secret satellite fell into the ocean SpaceX launched a secret satellite fell into the ocean
- January 12, 2018

While it appeared that the launch went off without a hitch, the full launch and separation of the nose cone, which surrounded the secret satellite, was not streamed as it normally is, due to the classified nature of the mission. Currently, most Space X launches send satellites into space for on behalf of companies and countries. The loss, if it was determined to be a failure of SpaceX hardware, could be a "real threat" to the company's future defense business, said Loren Thompson, defense ... (more...)