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Scientists say sheep can recognise human faces

Morton, who studies Huntington's disease , uses them as a stand-in for humans , in part because "sheep have large brains with humanlike anatomy". "Anyone who has spent time working with sheep will know that they are intelligent, individual animals who are able to recognise their handlers", said Prof Jenny Morton , who led the study. [Full Article...]

Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets worldwide

Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets worldwide The change will be in effect for most languages "where cramming was an issue". Though most Twitter users have long since adapted to expressing their thoughts in a more concise manner, the social media giant clearly feels there's room for improvement. [Full Article...]

Facebook launches money transfer service

Facebook launches money transfer service It's a win-win situation: Facebook continues its relentless quest to take over the universe, and you'll eventually get to recklessly blow all your money on shite while you're drunk - without needing to change service. He said: 'Our research shows the top reasons for sending money include celebrations, social and festive occasions. The service, which first launched in the United States in 2015,... [Full Article...]

Target, Sears, Kmart reveals top Black Friday deals

Target, Sears, Kmart reveals top Black Friday deals The company will also change its hours this year to keep pace with customer habits - Target found that shoppers showed up on Thanksgiving and Black Friday last year, but there was a drop off once it got late. Deals can be hard to grab, but they can also be misleading. ►Apple Watch Series 1 starting at $179.99, $70 off the regular price. Kenmore Elite Refrigerator for $999.99, more than 50%... [Full Article...]

IPhone X adoption is already outpacing the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

IPhone X adoption is already outpacing the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus The display reached near textbook ideal calibration and performance. The iPhone X is the first iPhone to employ an OLED display, which brings sharper and more vivid images, but also the risk of burn-in or image persistence. While the outside of the phone only suffered cosmetic damage, the screen was rendered inoperable. Another drop (of a fresh, undamaged iPhone X) cracked the front and back, ... [Full Article...]

Confirmed: OnePlus 5T launching on November 16

Confirmed: OnePlus 5T launching on November 16 It may be hard to track down a OnePlus 5 right now, but the maker of the popular smartphone has already moved on to its next act: the OnePlus 5T. Apart from these major hikes, the phone is expected to stay true to its original Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB/8GB RAM options and the 20MP+ 16MP rear camera combination. [Full Article...]

Video shows Miami-Dade officer apparently punching woman at UM game

The moment was captured in a viral 14-second video where the heavily intoxicated fan is seen being carried out of the stadium during a match between Miami Hurricanes and Virginia Tech Hokies. He said the investigation was still ongoing on Sunday morning. While the woman was being carried on top of the policemen's shoulders, she swings her hand and tries to hit the head of one of the policemen ca... [Full Article...]

Researchers discover a new orangutan species in Sumatra, Indonesia

Researchers discover a new orangutan species in Sumatra, Indonesia Last year, the IUCN classified Bornean orangutans as critically endangered due to a precipitous population decline caused by destruction of their forest habitat for palm oil and pulp wood plantations. " Great apes are among the best-studied species in the world", said Erik Meijaard of the Australian National University in a press release. The team of researchers believes that it is the most e... [Full Article...]

New Samsung mobile UI 'Experience 9.0' beta now available for testing

New Samsung mobile UI 'Experience 9.0' beta now available for testing Samsung promised that there will be additional rounds of beta registrations, so users who fail to join in their first try can attempt to join later. Starting today, owners of the devices in South Korea, the United States, and the UK can download this beta firmware and play with Oreo before it's released to the public. [Full Article...]

What we know about the mysterious chamber discovered inside the Great Pyramid

What we know about the mysterious chamber discovered inside the Great Pyramid The project has been exploring Khufu's pyramid since October 2015 with non-invasive technology using subatomic particle scans. According to NPR, scientists just discovered a huge hidden hole in the Great Pyramid of Giza , and no one knows why it's there. [Full Article...]

Apple Earnings: iPhone Sales Up Even Before iPhone X Went On Sale

Apple Earnings: iPhone Sales Up Even Before iPhone X Went On Sale When contacted, a representative from iWorld from Kamla Nagar said they did not have any iPhone X stock yet. During that quarter Apple sold 45.5 million iPhones, 9.27 million iPads, and 4.89 million Macs. The company's net income for the quarter was $2.07 per diluted share. Q1 revenue guidance: $84.9 billion expected by Thomson Reuters. While that only represents a 2% increase year-over-ye... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing 'unprecedented access' to chip code with Intel

Apple will reportedly not use any Qualcomm components in 2018 (CNET/CBS Interactive). It adds that "Apple has failed to comply with the restrictions on access and use that Qualcomm required in exchange for Apple's unprecedented access to software and source code". [Full Article...]

SONY has announced the launch of its new robot dog

SONY has announced the launch of its new robot dog The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit this financial year, sending its shares surging to a nine-year high. and Robotics field", the company said in a statement. New models were released every year until 2005. Aibo might sound like the ideal addition to your family, but don't get too excited about the possibility: Sony says ... [Full Article...]

Amazon Adds ARKit Shopping to its iPhone App

Amazon Adds ARKit Shopping to its iPhone App The feature, which is now in only the iOS Amazon app, allows users to take thousands of items - from toys and games to furniture - and home decor and view them through a smart device in a familiar setting of the home or office. By that I mean, since the beginning of this most recent augmented reality hype craze, the vast majority of apps and experiences have focused on placing objects in one's... [Full Article...]

Facebook, Twitter, Google face aggressive questioning at Senate hearing

Facebook, Twitter, Google face aggressive questioning at Senate hearing Numerous ads released Wednesday came from Facebook pages whose Russian ties were previously reported by CNN, including "Blacktivist", a page created to look like it was run by black American activists, and "Heart of Texas", a page supporting the secession of Texas. [Full Article...]

"Voice of space": published by the frightening sounds of the Solar system

We can't hear these sounds in their raw form, so NASA has converted them into an audible format suitable for our ears-and the results are unsettling. This process is known as " data sonification ". The track titled "Beware of Jupiter's Largest Moon Ganymede" on NASA's new spooky playlist features a strong burst of noise, marking the satellites' entrance into the moon's magnetosphere, and the h... [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy X: A Foldable Phone that can Takeover iPhone X

Samsung Galaxy X: A Foldable Phone that can Takeover iPhone X So will it have an on-screen fingerprint scanner or not? Global sales for the Galaxy S8 , meanwhile, are expected to reach 50 million units, with Samsung to earn $202 for each unit sold or about $10 billion. Although an obvious change, we expect to see a lot of improvements when the new Samsung Galaxy S9 comes to life thanks to the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. [Full Article...]

GameStop Offering Subscription Program For Preowned Game Rentals

GameStop Offering Subscription Program For Preowned Game Rentals To sign up for GameStop PowerPass you only need a subscription to GameStop's PowerUp Rewards program. Between digital downloads and the growing presence of game streaming services, the former retail giant has been forced to watch as the future slowly surrounds them. [Full Article...]

Now, Google search results to be country-specific by default

Now, Google search results to be country-specific by default For example, let's say that you're in NY and you use Google .co.uk to search. If you are sitting in England and you are search Coffee shops at google.com, then you will get results near your location in England only. Previously, the results you received for an global search were based on the country code selected. With this new Google Search and Maps update, the company is expecting that all ... [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5T leak points to 16 November launch date

There's also talk of a 20MP camera on the front of the device. It is universally demanded that the OnePlus 5T smartphone will be revealed in November, However, the band has to tell been mum about the probability of its reality. That basically means that the device will sport really thin bezels, and a rear-facing fingerprint scanner on the back. OnePlus is yet to confirm all the reports that ha... [Full Article...]


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