Hubble Spies Glittering Star Cluster in Nearby Galaxy

Hubble Spies Glittering Star Cluster in Nearby Galaxy

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Hubble Spies Glittering Star Cluster in Nearby Galaxy This glittering ball of stars is the globular cluster NGC 1898, which lies toward the center of the Large Magellanic Cloud. View the Original Article . . . {authorlink} https://www.nasa.gov/rss/dyn/lg_image_of_the_day.rss NASA Image of the…

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Steam VR update lets low-end PCs run games more smoothly

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Steam VR update lets low-end PCs run games more smoothly Engadget/Devindra Hardawar Steam VR has introduced a feature for Beta called “Motion Smoothing,” which will give PCs with hardware that aren’t quite top of the line the power to deliver VR experiences…

Twitter suspends bots spreading pro-Saudi tweets about missing journalist

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Twitter suspends bots spreading pro-Saudi tweets about missing journalist JasonDoiy via Getty Images Twitter has suspended hundreds of accounts suspected to be bots, which had been tweeting pro-Saudi sentiments regarding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to NBC News, it presented…

Google Play update enables smaller app installs

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Google Play update enables smaller app installs ilbusca via Getty Images Google has implemented changes to the Play Store, which could translate to smaller applications that are much, much kinder to your phone’s storage and memory. Earlier this year, it introduced a…

Google introduces Gmail integrations for Dropbox, Box and more

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Google introduces Gmail integrations for Dropbox, Box and more ASSOCIATED PRESS Today, Google announced new Gmail integrations for G Suite, which is its enterprise offering for business. Now G Suite users will be able to perform actions for popular apps directly from…

How the Electric Vehicle Industry Provides a Roadmap for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Startups

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How the Electric Vehicle Industry Provides a Roadmap for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Startups Illustration of different types of cryptocurrencies and their supporting appsGem Startups focused on cryptocurrency and blockchain – which are different kinds of digital cash and the platform that allows…

Banksy’s ‘Girl with Balloon’ was meant to be shredded completely

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Banksy’s ‘Girl with Balloon’ was meant to be shredded completely Banksy’s latest performance piece — which saw him remotely shred his $1.1 million Girl with Balloon canvas seconds after it sold at auction — captivated the world. What was he trying to…

Qualcomm’s new 60GHz WiFi chips promise better VR

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Qualcomm’s new 60GHz WiFi chips promise better VR Mobile chip manufacturer Qualcomm has announced a family of 60GHz WiFi chips, the QCA64x8 and QCA64x1, which can deliver speeds of over 10Gbps. The WiFi 802.11ay standard that these chips use bring with it…

Eating with your eyes: Virtual reality can alter taste

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Eating with your eyes: Virtual reality can alter taste Humans not only relish the sweet, savory and saltiness of foods, but they are influenced by the environment in which they eat. Cornell University food scientists used virtual reality to show how people’s…

Supersonic car project needs $33 million to avoid bankruptcy

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Supersonic car project needs $33 million to avoid bankruptcy Nick Summers / Engadget Project Bloodhound, which is the quest to develop a supersonic vehicle that can break the world record for land speed, has hit a snag. The company behind the project,…

Netflix will stream the BBC’s three-part ‘Dracula’ series

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Netflix will stream the BBC’s three-part ‘Dracula’ series Eamonn M. McCormack via Getty Images Netflix and the UK’s BBC One are teaming up on a three-part Dracula series, which the British broadcaster will air in the UK and Netflix will premiere outside…

Artificial intelligence aids automatic monitoring of single molecules in cells

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Artificial intelligence aids automatic monitoring of single molecules in cells To understand the mechanisms by which molecules act in cells, or the effects of drugs on them, it would be ideal to be able to track individual molecules, including where in the…

Apple buys a digital talent scout for music

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Apple buys a digital talent scout for music Asaii Apple wants to know what the next big thing is before you do, which is why it’s purchased Asaii. The startup is a digital talent scout that’s designed to find the Beyoncés of…

Sears, the Amazon of its day, files for bankruptcy

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Sears, the Amazon of its day, files for bankruptcy Bloomberg via Getty Images Sears, which invented the strategy of selling everything anyone with a mailing address long before Amazon, has been mortally wounded by its spiritual successor. After nearly a decade of…

Thalmic axes Myo gesture armband to make ‘entirely different’ product

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Thalmic axes Myo gesture armband to make ‘entirely different’ product Thalmic has enjoyed a fair amount of success with its gesture-controlling Myo armband, which found uses in everything from DJ sets to prosthetics. However, the company is trying something radical: it’s getting…