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Admin January 10, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The push to slim down bezels on smartphones has brought us devices with bigger screens in a more manageable footprint, which is great. However, it also means device makers have to get creative with the fingerprint sensor. Some Android OEMs […]

Admin January 10, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. SpaceX usually provides ample details on its launch schedule and the cargo it carries into space. That’s not the case when its cargo is of the top secret variety, and that can leave us guessing about mission details. The recent […]

Admin January 9, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. LAS VEGAS — Aptiv, the spinoff from Delphi dedicated to autonomous cars, is back at CES with a fleet of cars able to navigate through Las Vegas’ busy streets with virtually no driver involvement on public roads. Call for a […]

Admin January 9, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. All the matter you’ve ever interacted with has mass, and as such it obeys the standard laws of motion as enunciated by Newton centuries ago. If you push something, it moves in the direction you push it. However, matter with […]

Admin January 8, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Astronomers have been able to detect scores of exoplanets in orbit of distant stars, but actually taking pictures of them is extremely difficult. To date, only a few dozen exoplanets have been directly imaged, and only those with very large […]

Admin January 6, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Machine learning can be used to recognize faces, drive cars, and even spot exoplanets, but now Google is teaching its computers to do something even more unexpected. Researchers at Google have developed a way to predict a person’s blood pressure, […]

Admin January 5, 2018

The Kia Niro is a small, crossover-like hybrid with good passenger room for a small vehicle, and overall mileage well into the 40s. There are excellent driver assists on the top two trim lines. Fit and finish are first-rate. Cars like this and Niro’s close cousin, the Hyundai Ioniq, give buyers good choices beyond the […]

Admin January 5, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. China’s first space station had a good run, but it’s about time for the Tiangong-1 to pack it in. China reports the station will fall out of orbit sometime in March, but it doesn’t know exactly when or where that […]

Admin January 4, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Astronomers started checking out a novel star a few years ago called KIC 8462852. A series of fluctuations in the star’s brightness brought up a number of interesting possibilities. Perhaps the star had dust clouds or gaggles of comets that […]

Admin January 4, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. SpaceX has ironed out all the wrinkles with its Falcon 9 launches, but it’s about to try something new and potentially crazy. In a few weeks, SpaceX is expected to launch its first Falcon Heavy rocket. This vehicle will be […]