Sci-tech

Unemployment plummets, job growth in tourism and mining

Hong Kong's unemployment rate stood at 3.2% in February - April 2017, same as that in January - March 2017, according to the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Dep...


HP Unveils Refreshed Envy, Spectre Lineups

The model will be available in June at HP.com starting at $999.99. Tablet features include a multi-touch 3000x2000 display, a kickstand, a detachable keyboa...


As 1st WannaCry deadline nears, French researchers claim cure

Windows 10 represented 15 per cent of infections, while Windows 8, 8.1, Vista and XP made up the remainder. However, it would appear that many Windows 7 ...


France says North Korea's new test demands swift United Nations action

While this might seem like just more saber-rattling from Pyongyang's leadership given the relatively continuous chain of test launches since President Donald T...


Computer beats Chinese champion in ancient board game of go

Players have said AlphaGo enjoys some advantages because it doesn't get exhausted or emotionally rattled, two critical aspects of the mentally intense game. It'...


OnePlus 5 Likely To Retain 3.5mm Jack, Color Variants Teased

It is possible that none of these are color options and that OnePlus is simply seeking feedback, although if they were options we're not sure how exactly OneP...


Iraq says achieved OPEC oil cut share, ready to meet new demand

Iraqi oil minister Jabbar al-Luaibi on the other hand reportedly said that nearly all countries had agreed to an extension of the output cut deal and that divis...


Moto G5S to have three colours with full metal body, suggest leaks

One glance at the leaked images from Android Authority suggests that the Moto G5S would be available in blue, grey, and gold colour options with a full unib...


NASA TV coverage of space station contingency spacewalk

This so-called multiplexer-demultiplexer unit, or MDM, failed Saturday for unknown reasons. The MDM is one of two fully redundant house systems and it is resp...


First Humans Came from Europe and Not Africa, Study Finds

Fossils from Greece and Bulgaria of an ape-like creature that lived 7.2 million years ago have been discovered, casting doubt on the view that the evolutionary ...


Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video

Beyond free-to-air services, the addition of Discovery's channels is hugely significant. It is interesting to see that Amazon is taking a step closer to being...


Apple Ends 2011 MacBook Pro Graphics Repair Program

According to information now available, the MacBook Pro will likely be enhanced with a new version powered by Intel's latest Kaby Lake chips. Bloomberg , ...


Paytm Payments Bank goes live, offers 4% interest rate

No minimum balance is required on the account and every online transaction (such as IMPS, NEFT and RTGS) will be free of charge. The funding will help Paytm exp...


Ford replaces CEO Mark Fields

On Friday, Silicon Valley electric auto maker Tesla was valued at US$51 billion (S$71 billion), more than Ford's US$43 billion. Fields will be replaced by Jim...


Jr NTR-Koratala Siva team up again

Sudhakar has expressed happiness over joining hands with blockbuster actor-director duo for his first film as a producer. Recently, Raju Sundaram won the Nation...


Bid to boost India, Africa trade ties

India-Africa partnership provides limitless opportunities. Addressing the 52nd annual meeting of the African Development Bank here, Jaitley said while India h...


Africa's growth seen benefiting from rebound in commodity prices

India-Africa partnership provides limitless opportunities. "This is the first time that African Development Bank is holding its annual meetings in India with a ...


Xiaomi Redmi 4 sale on Amazon India today: Price, specifications and offers

Last week, Xiaomi hosted an event in India to announce the Redmi 4 smartphone and the Mi Router 3C in the country. All the three variants would come in Ma...


North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile

South Korea's military said the missile flew about 500 kilometres and reached an altitude of 560 kilometres. The latest missile test - which came a week after...


'Alt-right' leader loses gym membership after confrontation

According to the Washington Post , C. Christine Fair, an associate professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service was getting her workout in at...


Destiny 2 Drops Divisive Grimoire Cards

Gamers who were anxious that Destiny 2 would follow its predecessor's example in terms of storytelling might feel more at ease to learn that Bungie's upcomi...


Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

John I. Jenkins said during Pence's introduction, "...and I am proud to call him a friend". But just as Pence began speaking, about 150 people, half stu...


Hubble Spots Moon Around Third Largest Dwarf Planet

With this discovery, most of the known dwarf planets in the Kuiper Belt larger than 965 kilometres across have companions. 2007 OR10 according to previous ima...


Small sinkhole opens outside Trump's Florida getaway club

Trump's Florida residence. General view of the Mar-a-Lago Club November 12, 2005 in Palm Beach, Florida. Some Twitter users have flooded the internet with j...


Trump tells Netanyahu he 'never mentioned Israel' in meeting with Russians

Basically, both sides have little confidence in the chances to achieve a peace deal and are simply preparing for the blame game they expect will erupt after the...


North Korea Says Ready To Deploy, Mass-Produce New Missile

Analysts said that test gave North Korea critical information on developing a re-entry vehicle for nuclear warheads and showed Pyongyang had a missile capable o...


Niantic Teasing Legendary Pokemon For This Summer

During the 21st Annual Webby Awards , Pokemon Go's Global Product Marketing Lead, Archit Bhargava , provided a very short hint on the subject. But, in a way,...


Platinum Games have an Unannounced "Formless" IP in the Works

The latest game to release by PlatinumGames was the well-received NieR: Automata that came out earlier this year. Of course, it's always worth pointing out that...


Nubia N1 Lite launches at Rs 6999 for

Nubia N1 Lite will be available on Amazon.in starting from May 22 at 12 PM. Diving into the specifications of the phone, it flaunts a 5-inch HD display, carry...


Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) Valuation According To Analysts

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. American National Bank now owns 240,501 shares of the conglomerate's stock worth...


LG X venture is a rugged Android phone that's launching this week

The LG X venture also adds extra physical buttons, created to make it easier to launch apps and adjust settings during times when easy access is important. LG...


LawBreakers Is Coming to PS4, PC Version Will Be Available on Steam

While the PC version seems to be shaping up quite well, BossKey has chose to add a PS4 version to its previously PC-only title. LawBreakers is best known ...


Top Philippine judge calls for fresh arbitration case over China 'threat'

The document would be submitted to a meeting of the foreign ministers of China and the ASEAN states in August in the Philippines. Lin added that the issue s...


NASA plans emergency space walk on International Space Station

MDM-1, the failed data relay box, apparently malfunctioned shortly after noon Saturday. An astronaut conducts a spacewalk outside the International Space Sta...


How Trump's planned visit to the Western Wall spurred controversy

But reality has set in as all Trump's earlier talk - of moving the US embassy to Jerusalem, of not worrying about Jewish settlements in Arab land and of droppin...