Science


Samsung to update software over 'red screen' smartphone Samsung to update software over 'red screen' smartphone
- April 26, 2017

Apple's iPhone 7 Plus, the newly launched LG G6 and many Chinese OEMs are now promoting dual cameras as a key feature. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a fragile smartphone, but at least it is still working, which is the most important aspect. It's a cool idea, except the only problem is it doesn't really work. So, is the Galaxy S8 also prone to catch fire? Face down front, face down back and side drops resulted in cracks and shattering on all sides for both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, ... (more...)
Home Builders Brace for Canadian Softwood Lumber Tariff Hit Home Builders Brace for Canadian Softwood Lumber Tariff Hit
- April 26, 2017

The council said arguments that claim Alberta's timber pricing system is unfair don't take into account "many costs, including reforestation, land management, road building, environmental monitoring and site reclamation that Canadian producers must pay". (more...)
Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress
- April 24, 2017

Republican leaders want to get something through the House, and maybe the Senate as well, in the next several days, before the president passes the much-noticed-but-ultimately-meaningless 100-day mark in office. Many GOP lawmakers and aides have expressed doubt that the House would vote next week on health legislation, just a month after an earlier version died for lack of support within the party. (more...)
Facebook aims to crush Snapchat with augmented reality
- April 20, 2017

Ignoring the fact that most of us already spend the better part of our days with our eyes glued to our phone, typing in questions like, "Who was the guy in that thing?" "We've also enabled discovery in the physical world with new parametric Messenger codes". (more...)
Facebook's Zuck: 'We have work to do to prevent tragedies'
- April 19, 2017

With Camera Effects, Facebook is handing developers the bricks and mortar to build the metaverse, one zany object placed into our world at a time . "You bring your community online and your physical community gets stronger", Zuckerberg said to USA Today . This includes the launch of a discovery tab inside Messenger, that will help users better discover the bots that can help them surface the information they need as well as tools that can help facilitate group purchasing and planning. (more...)
Clippers clinch No. 4 playoff seed with 115-95 rout of Kings
- April 15, 2017

Hayward has been a scoring nightmare all year long, and his assist numbers have dropped slightly due to the addition of George Hill . As the Utah Jazz prepare to face the Clippers, they must be wondering which version of the Clippers will show up. (more...)