• Meet Your New Nightmare: Ancient Spider With A Tail Preserved in Amber
Meet Your New Nightmare: Ancient Spider With A Tail Preserved in Amber

Today's spiders can sense the environment in a multitude of ways, such feeling vibrations on their webs. Selden said the spider's remote habitat made it possible that tailed descendants may still be alive in Myanmar's backcountry to this day.

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is releasing later this year
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is releasing later this year

Today, a credible insider source Marcus Sellars - the man who accurately leaked information about Dark Souls Remastered and Nintendo Labs, reveals that this year's Call of Duty from Treyarch is going to be called Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

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  • Far Cry 5 Season Pass Brings Aliens and Far Cry 3
Far Cry 5 Season Pass Brings Aliens and Far Cry 3

While DLC usually expands the game's story or adds multiplayer content, this Season Pass is sure to raise a few eyebrows. More details on the three DLC adventures will be received shortly. First up is Hours of Darkness , in which players will travel back to the Vietnam War to do battle against Viet Cong soldiers. Ubisoft have unveiled ...

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  • Spotify Tests Free Pandora-Like 'Stations' Playlist App
Spotify Tests Free Pandora-Like 'Stations' Playlist App

Instead, when they choose to go with this new service they can easily listen to all the playlists they have created so far, choose to listen to available playlists based on the genre of the song and tap into trending numbers. The idea behind the app is simple: it can be hard to figure out what you want to listen to sometimes, so the Stations app ...

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  • Pompeo Says Nothing 'Untoward' in Meeting Russian Intel Chiefs
Pompeo Says Nothing 'Untoward' in Meeting Russian Intel Chiefs

Did any White House or National Security Council official meet with Naryshkin? A January 2017 US intelligence report concluded that Russian Federation conducted an influence campaign of hacking and other measures aimed at swinging the 2016 presidential vote to Trump over his Democratic challenger, Hillary Clinton.

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  • Facebook will focus on meaningful connections, Mark Zuckerberg says
Facebook will focus on meaningful connections, Mark Zuckerberg says

Zuckerberg said that people spent "roughly 50 million hours" per day less on Facebook last quarter. It had 184 million daily users in this region in the quarter, down from 185 million in the prior quarter. In his announcement, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg , informed users that in the coming weeks and months they will see less public content ...

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  • Turkey detains medics for speaking against Syria offensive
Turkey detains medics for speaking against Syria offensive

They added that the crew was "slightly injured". At least 63 more militants have been "neutralized" in Turkey's "Operation Olive Branch" in Syria, the Turkish General Staff said on January 31. Two people were taken to hospital after the attack and one, 17-year-old Fatma Avlar, died from her wounds. The attacks have so far killed four ...

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  • Nintendo Ups Outlook Again As Switch Sales Numbers Hit Nearly 15M Units
Nintendo Ups Outlook Again As Switch Sales Numbers Hit Nearly 15M Units

Nintendo's board of directors have upped their expectations from 14 to 15 million consoles sold in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018. To beef-up the sales Nintendo will fuel more 17.74 Million Switch units by March 2018. Profits also came in at an eight-year-high of ¥116.5bn (£1.3bn), marking a whopping year-over-year increase of 261 per ce...

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  • Talking killer whale verifies orcas' ability to mimic human sounds
Talking killer whale verifies orcas' ability to mimic human sounds

They studied a female named Wikie at Marineland Aquarium in Antibes, France . Orcas can say "hello", "bye-bye" and "one-two-three", while the voice doesn't make a flawless mimicry, but sounds impressively identifiable. Based on the success of the killer whale experiment, the research team is claiming that genuine conversations with Wikie mig...

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  • Alonso: 'Daytona better F1 preparation than going to the gym!'
Alonso: 'Daytona better F1 preparation than going to the gym!'

Alonso linked up with United Autosports , the team co-chaired by McLaren boss Zak Brown , for the 24-hour race, joining up with McLaren reserve driver and F2 rookie Lando Norris and Phil Hanson . All hope of a strong result was lost when Alonso suffered his first brake failure, which consigned the vehicle to the garage for 40 minutes. "In 201...

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  • EA confirms new Battlefield for October 2018; Anthem delayed to 2019
EA confirms new Battlefield for October 2018; Anthem delayed to 2019

Perhaps the least surprising thing to come from the investors call is the heavily rumored delay for Anthem . The Kotaku report made BioWare's situation sound troubling, but Jorgensen's statement actually fits well with EA's recent past experience.

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  • Here's How You Can Worship The Super Blue Blood Moon Tonight
Here's How You Can Worship The Super Blue Blood Moon Tonight

Let's break it down piece by piece. A supermoon takes place when the moon is at its closest point to earth during its elliptical orbit - this makes it appear 14 per cent larger than when it is at its further point and this has happened once already this year.

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  • Microsoft Steps In to Correct Errant Intel Patch on Windows
Microsoft Steps In to Correct Errant Intel Patch on Windows

Along with the turn-it-off update , Microsoft also published instructions for manually disabling the defenses against the pertinent Spectre vulnerability . "Our own experience is that system instability can in some circumstances cause data loss or corruption ". Microsoft recently released an emergency Windows patch in order to disable...

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  • What is a 'super blue blood moon'?
What is a 'super blue blood moon'?

Once in a blue moon there's a reason to get up in the middle of the night. Because of the timing of the full moons, February will not have one and March will have two. APOCALYPSE THEN What is the blood moon prophecy and what were the end times theories? Because of that ellipse shape, every month the moon has a minimum distance to the Earth at jus...

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  • Starbucks' (SBUX)
Starbucks' (SBUX) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Oppenheimer

Tirschwell & Loewy Inc who had been investing in Starbucks for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $82.27 billion market cap company. Ford stock fell almost 4% yesterday as traders panned the company's mixed fourth-quarter report.

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  • BJP setting country on fire: Rahul on 'Padmaavat' row
BJP setting country on fire: Rahul on 'Padmaavat' row

Talking to reporters, AICC spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi, strongly condemning Wednesday's incident of stone pelting at a school bus in Gurugram carrying children by those protesting against the release of " Padmaavat ", said, 'The BJP is playing politics on the issue and has ignored its primary responsibility of maintaining law and order'.

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  • Jio launches lowest rental of Rs 49 for feature phone users
Jio launches lowest rental of Rs 49 for feature phone users

Under a recently revised plan, Airtel subscribers can access 1.4 GB data per day if they recharge by INR 199, INR 448 and INR 509. The JioPhone is a contract-based phone that will be bundled with a Jio plan. The shares of two telecom majors, Bharti Airtel and Idea cellular tanked around 6 per cent over a surprise republic day offer by Mukesh Am...

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  • GDC Survey Shows More Devs Interested In Nintendo Switch, Including Loot Boxes
GDC Survey Shows More Devs Interested In Nintendo Switch, Including Loot Boxes

The organizers of GDC 2018 made public the results of the survey made to developers and the results reflect that interest in the new Nintendo console, Switch , increased significantly. GDC also found that more and more developers plan to introduce loot boxes into their titles, which is not positive news for the industry. Almost half of respondents...

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  • Apple's smart speaker to arrive at February 9
Apple's smart speaker to arrive at February 9

It also means you'll get to use Amazon's Alexa smart voice assistant, which has proven to be more capable than Apple's Siri assistant. The speaker-maker announced Thursday that it would offer two of its critically lauded Sonos One smart speakers for $349 - the same price as a single Apple HomePod .

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  • President Sisi pledges avenge for death of police martyrs
President Sisi pledges avenge for death of police martyrs

Egypt's Supreme Council of Armed Forces accused Anan of falsifying documents stating that his military service had terminated and therefore violating the country's military law by running for election without the army's approval. Ali Taha, a lawyer, said he was asked by the campaign to defend Anan, who in his announcement speech said he had alread...

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  • Gboard Go is rolling out to low RAM Android 8.1 devices
Gboard Go is rolling out to low RAM Android 8.1 devices

Google is in the process of launching all the "Go" apps for their Android Go project, targeted at entry-level Android devices with limited processing power. The update requires a full device reset, so user data on the device will be removed. When Android 8.1 Oreo started rolling out in early December 2017, it was certain this was going to be...

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  • Ferrari to challenge Tesla Roadster with electric supercar plans
Ferrari to challenge Tesla Roadster with electric supercar plans

While the Italian carmaker equips some cars with hybrid technology, Marchionne once called the idea of a completely electric Ferrari "almost an obscene concept". At NAIAS in Detroit, Ferrari stated it will build its own electric sportscar seven years after its previous president vowed the company would never build an EV.

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  • Intel warns everyone not to download its Spectre and Meltdown patch
Intel warns everyone not to download its Spectre and Meltdown patch

There have been numerous reports of issues with the various patches issued by vendors, including Intel . Intel says that it has root-caused the issue on Haswell and Broadwell systems and that it has already issued a version of the fix to hardware partners, which are now testing it.

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  • Rare 'super blue blood moon' to be visible in Dubai next week
Rare 'super blue blood moon' to be visible in Dubai next week

Those on the east coast will only get a partial eclipse as the moon will set behind the horizon before totality. The event will start in the early hours on January 31 and last into the morning of February 1. "So if you live in Kansas City or Chicago, your best viewing will be from about 6:15 until 6:30 a.m.", said Gordon Johnston, program executi...

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  • North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Games
North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Games

The other North Korean athletes will compete in figure skating, Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and short track speed skating. The 22 North Korean athletes will march together with South Korean players under a single "unification flag" depicting their peninsula during the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang.

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  • SBIRS GEO-4 to establish baseline space-based missile-warning capability
SBIRS GEO-4 to establish baseline space-based missile-warning capability

EST (00:52 GMT on Friday, Jan. 19). About 42 minutes later, the rocket deployed a 10,000-pound addition to an Air Force constellation that serves as a "bell-ringer" warning of ballistic missile launches around the globe, potentially including nuclear threats.

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  • DUP lawmaker slams 'nutcase' Irish prime minister
DUP lawmaker slams 'nutcase' Irish prime minister

On the first part of Brexit talks, Juncker said he had the privilege to have a close working relationship with Varadkar, adding that both the EU Commission and the Irish government worked side by side to move to next phase of talks, adding that the partnership would "continue and grow stronger".

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  • Belgium to Donate $23 Million to UNRWA Following US Aid Cuts
Belgium to Donate $23 Million to UNRWA Following US Aid Cuts

Ms. Anderson, who is from Derry, described the decision taken by the Trump administration as "deplorable" and predicted it would have a "devastating impact" on people living in Palestine . was "holding Palestinian kids' humanitarian needs hostage to political agendas".At the United Nations, Guterres told reporters that the services provided by UNR...

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  • Samsung Galaxy A8+ review: Mid-tier flagship with satisfactory performance
Samsung Galaxy A8+ review: Mid-tier flagship with satisfactory performance

However, the premium variant will be available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB expandable storage capacities with 6GB RAM. Both rear and front-facing cameras weigh in at 13MP, with an aperture of f/1.9. The 32 GB and 64 GB models of the smartphone are respectively priced Rs. 12,990 and Rs. 14,990. The Home button houses the fingerprint sensor , and h...

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  • Nintendo's New Switch Games Are DIY Cardboard Toys
Nintendo's New Switch Games Are DIY Cardboard Toys

However, Nintendo has gone back to basics with the Nintendo Labo by creating a fusion between DIY and tech. Pretty sure he won't sleep until he has a Switch and Robot Kit . Toy-Con Piano: After assembling a beautifully crafted 13-key piano and inserting the Nintendo Switch console and Joy-Con, you can experiment with your own musical creat...

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  • Google's art app uses selfies to find your famous painting look-alike
Google's art app uses selfies to find your famous painting look-alike

And now, thanks to technology, you can find the famous painting that looks just like you in a matter of seconds. The section says " Is your Portrait in a museum? ". I opened the menu on the left, which is full of stuff but doesn't have a "take selfie" option. Since I'm an adult and a professional, I make really adult, professional faces when I'm...

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  • Google Removes Apps With Pornographic Malware-Infected Ads From Play Store
Google Removes Apps With Pornographic Malware-Infected Ads From Play Store

The malicious software displayed pornographic ads and tried to trick users into buying premium services, according to Check Point . Dubbed " AdultSwine' , the malware hides inside match apps have been downloaded 3 to 7 million times, Check Point stated in a blog article on Friday".

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  • Ford Ranger: It's Back
Ford Ranger: It's Back

While Ford's U.S. PR declined to provide detailed specifications at an embargoed preview, the United Kingdom version of the Ranger is 211 inches long, on a 126.8-inch wheelbase, and 71-72 inches tall. For reference, the same engine makes 350 hp and 350 lb-ft in the Focus RS; we'd bet it won't make that much here, but hey, think of the tuning po...

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  • Facebook -5.6% as analysts weigh financial hit from news changes
Facebook -5.6% as analysts weigh financial hit from news changes

Emphasizing the personal over posts from businesses could easily mean fewer ads in the feeds, though CEO Mark Zuckerberg deliberately didn't mention ads in explaining changes, analyst Doug Anmuth says. It looks like Facebook has planned some major changes for its News Feed this year. Though these efforts have thus far been far from effective ...

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  • Delta 4 rocket launches spy satellite into space
Delta 4 rocket launches spy satellite into space

Five days after a presumed spy satellite was lost following launch from Florida, another clandestine satellite, this one owned by the National Reconnaissance Office, was boosted into space Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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