Science


United Nations denounces North Korea's long-range rocket launch
- February 08, 2016

But it is barred under UN Security Council resolutions from using ballistic missile technology. China said it "regrets" North Korea's actions, but urged "relevant parties" to "refrain from taking actions that may further escalate tensions on the Korean peninsula". (more...)
Google weighs using anti-jihad results to fight terrorism Google weighs using anti-jihad results to fight terrorism
- February 06, 2016

A Google spokeswoman told the paper that the anti-terror messages would show up in "the sponsored links which are returned at the top of a Google search-and not the search results themselves". The effort by Google is being rolled out in concert with a plan to make extremist videos on YouTube less discoverable. It also heard evidence from Twitter and Facebook, during a session that examined whether extremists used social media as a recruiting tool-as alarmed politicians sometimes like ... (more...)
Microsoft Confirms Purchase of AI Company Swiftkey
- February 05, 2016

Microsoft US computer muscle its capabilities in the field of artificial intelligence with the acquisition of United Kingdom startup SwiftKey, announced Wednesday by the two companies. SwiftKey apps will continue to be available for free on Android and iOS platforms. 'Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. (more...)
Facebook celebrating its users' friendships for its birthday
- February 05, 2016

The social media network has noticed that the community online has doubled over the last five years. While Facebook is hosting a few celebrations over in Menlo Park, it's also giving its users an anniversary gift in the form of friendship videos. (more...)
YouTube May Start Live Streaming 360 Video YouTube May Start Live Streaming 360 Video
- February 04, 2016

The popular video sharing platform first launched the new 360-degree format back in March of previous year, and the new report claims that YouTube executives have been since meeting with camera manufacturers to develop support for the new video format. (more...)
Apple To Debut New iPad, Smaller iPhone At March 15 Event
- February 03, 2016

There has been plenty of talk about a new, smaller iPhone, but the most likely announcement that many are citing will be of a refreshed iPad - the iPad Air 3. Reports now say that Apple is working upon a wireless charging technology , which would not just skip wires, but would also bring in the freedom of being placed anywhere to its devices. (more...)