• Landmark ruling awards same-sex married couple equal pensions rights
Landmark ruling awards same-sex married couple equal pensions rights

Walker has lived with his partner since 1993. The Civil Partnership Act 2004 came into force on December 5, 2005 and Mr Walker and his partner entered into a civil partnership in January 2006, which was later converted into a marriage. He argued the stance was discrimination based on his sexual orientation, meaning gay couples had less rights t...

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  • Mario Kart Arcade Game Gets VR Upgrade
Mario Kart Arcade Game Gets VR Upgrade

For the majority of gamers, playing Mario Kart requires a Nintendo home console or handheld, with the most recent release being Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Nintendo Switch . We can thank the decline in arcade popularity over here for that. I hope to find out someday, but it won't be soon. You see the race from the driver's point of view, with...

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  • PC shipments continue to decline in Q2 2017 according to Gartner
PC shipments continue to decline in Q2 2017 according to Gartner

Shortages of key components such as solid state drives continued to have a negative impact the market , though IDC contends the issue was less of a problem than it has been in prior quarters. These price increases were levied largely on consumers, the firm notes, noting that "in the business segment, vendors could not increase the price too quic...

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  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Upcoming Updates Will Include FOV Slider and First-Person Servers
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Upcoming Updates Will Include FOV Slider and First-Person Servers

First-person servers are in the works for popular battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . Although Bluehole now plans to introduce first-person only servers in the next Monthly Update, the developers were forced to delay the patch until the first week of August.

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  • Released are new images of the Google Pixel XL 2
Released are new images of the Google Pixel XL 2

But what appears further interesting is that LG is roping in a flagship feature of the other manufacturing partner. Android Police also reports that the XL may have a squeezable frame that adds extra functionality to the phone, similar to the HTC U11 .

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  • Nintendo Discontinues Production of Regular New Nintendo 3DS in Japan
Nintendo Discontinues Production of Regular New Nintendo 3DS in Japan

This is undoubtedly because we're now on the New 2DS XL - there's just too many cooks in the kitchen. This is the beginning of the end for the 3DS. Nintendo has been reducing its focus on the 3DS line's stereoscopic 3D capabilities for years now . Much like the other gaming giants in the Big Three, Nintendo has moved to a system that favors ...

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  • LeEco sued by Vizio for essentially pawning the TV maker
LeEco sued by Vizio for essentially pawning the TV maker

The deal was officially scrapped in April. If that's not shady enough already, Vizio also claims LeEco's holding company "mischaracterized" the company's financials and that LeEco was going to, "use [the] publicly announced intended merger with Vizio to gain or try to obtain access to Vizio's large corporate customers and key decision mak...

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  • NASA reveals stunning images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
NASA reveals stunning images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

NASA says the images represent the first close-up view of the iconic red storm that swirls above Jupiter. "That is what I live for". On Monday, NASA sent its Juno spacecraft skimming just 2,200 miles above the spot's roiling cloud tops. The Great Red Spot puts storms on our planet to shame. Jupiter's Great Red Spot is perhaps as iconic a feat...

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  • Apple is working on 3D laser for the next iPhone
Apple is working on 3D laser for the next iPhone

These details and many others have come from "a source with knowledge of the situation", according to the news site. It's reportedly a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser and will bring a huge improvement to depth detection. The system consists of a source (the VCSEL laser), a lens, detector (sensor), and a processor. Sources claim the syste...

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  • Jaguar E-PACE Does an Actual Barrel Roll
Jaguar E-PACE Does an Actual Barrel Roll

Jaguar's new 2018 E-Pace crossover SUV was the latter of the two. Prices for the Jaguar E-Pace start in the United Kingdom at 28,500 Pounds, which translates to around ₹ 23.77 lakh. Instead of traditional wood accents, the vehicle makes extensive use of chrome trim. The high front end has a low-set mesh grille, big air intakes, and slim angl...

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  • AMD Announces Threadripper, Ryzen 3 Release Date and Price
AMD Announces Threadripper, Ryzen 3 Release Date and Price

Starting at the top, Threaderipper is headed to the high-end desktop (HEDT) market before the end of summer. If you're wondering when you'll be able to get your hands on either processor, AMD says that Ryzen Threadripper processors and motherboards will be available in early August.

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  • Google Home now lets you stream music you saved on Play Music
Google Home now lets you stream music you saved on Play Music

Following an early access test, Google has now released a new station for users of Google Play Music: New Release Radio . Users can finally play tracks from their old collections. What's more is that there are still exceptions, for instance if a person wants Google Home to play a specific genre for a particular desire. The feature is now rolli...

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  • Chinese researchers have made the first teleportation from earth to space satellite!
Chinese researchers have made the first teleportation from earth to space satellite!

They successfully measured quantum entanglement in 911 cases . To overcome these difficulties, the team placed a ground station at an altitude of 4km in Tibet where Micius at its closest point is 500km above. What the study means by "teleportation" is to make one proton take all the information of its linked counterpart; and the receiving pa...

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  • Bank of Canada raises rates, analysts see more hikes in store
Bank of Canada raises rates, analysts see more hikes in store

BoE Governor Mark Carney and chief economist Andy Haldane indicated in recent weeks that if Britain's economic situation remains strong, it may be necessary to withdraw the bank's aggressive quantitative easing (QE) program. "I thought the Bank of Canada did a masterful job today; they raised rates and they stopped short of promising another rate...

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  • Apple Bows To Chinese Regulators With Guizhou Data Centre
Apple Bows To Chinese Regulators With Guizhou Data Centre

A source of the tech giant also stated that this data center will result in better speed as well as the reliability of products. " So we're partnering with GCBD to offer iCloud ", Apple said referring to its online data storage service. Apple is investmeing in new research and data centers to woo consumers, Jia said. The American technology giant...

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  • Is Earth in first stages of a mass extinction?
Is Earth in first stages of a mass extinction?

Conservatively, scientists estimate that 200 species have gone extinct in the past 100 years; the "normal" extinction rate over the past 2 million years has been that two species go extinct every 100 years because of evolutionary and other factors.

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  • Un premier mini smartphone
Un premier mini smartphone " borderless "

La caractéristique dont LG est le plus fier est le fait que le LG Q6 adoptera l'écran " FullVision", qui a fait son apparition pour la première fois sur son flagship , le G6 . Le LG Q6 dispose de 3 Go de RAM et 32 Go de stockage interne; le LG Q6a est livré avec 2 Go de RAM et 16 Go de stockage, et le LG Q6 Plus dispose de 4 Go de RAM et 64 Go de...

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  • Apple Offers Free Beats in Back to School Promotion
Apple Offers Free Beats in Back to School Promotion

For $50 more, you can buy a pair of Beats Powerbeats3 with your iPad Pro purchase. Apple has today officially launched their 2017 Back to School promotion in the United States and Canada, offering eligible customers a free pair of Beats with qualifying iPad Pro and Mac purchases.

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  • KFC has launched a cluckin' smartphone - and it's really cheap
KFC has launched a cluckin' smartphone - and it's really cheap

Huawei really is teaming up with US -based KFC on a special edition of its Enjoy 7 Plus created to mark the fast food chain's 30 anniversary in China . Everybody loves KFC (well nearly everybody). There's a 5-inch display, but with a rather disappointing 1280x720 resolution. As a result, it should come as no surprise that the Huawei KFC ...

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  • Antarctique : un gigantesque iceberg s'est détaché
Antarctique : un gigantesque iceberg s'est détaché

Bien que libéré, l'iceberg n'aura pas d'impact direct sur le niveau des océans car il flotte déjà sur l'eau. Une immense faille de 175 km de long, identifiée depuis 2014, s'était créée sur la barrière de Larsen, une formation de glace le long de la côte orientale de la péninsule Antarctique du Cap Longing.

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  • IPhone 8 could make you wait to unlock two key upgrades
IPhone 8 could make you wait to unlock two key upgrades

And according to Fast Company , that software is not yet working reliably. Included in the list of woes the company is apparently facing is wireless charging . The Apple iPhone 8 will be going up against the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which is expected to be unveiled next month. One of the first rumours to circulate about the iPhone 8 was t...

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  • Juno probe completes historic Great Red Spot flyby
Juno probe completes historic Great Red Spot flyby

In modern times, it appears to be shrinking . Additional processing is expected to bring out much more detail in the images that, when coupled with data from Juno's other instruments, will shed more light on the nature of the storm and presumably help answer questions that have baffled scientists for almost two centuries if not longer.

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  • Liu Xiaobo can travel overseas for cancer treatment
Liu Xiaobo can travel overseas for cancer treatment

Liu has suffered multiple organ failures, the hospital said, including kidney and liver failure, septic shock, as well as blood clots forming around his body. In 2010, while in prison, Liu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "his long and nonviolent struggle for fundamental human rights in China" - prompting an infuriated Beijing to place his w...

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  • Microsoft releases Seeing AI, an app that narrates the world around you
Microsoft releases Seeing AI, an app that narrates the world around you

What's particularly impressive about the app is the breadth of things it can describe. The Seeing AI app is very simple to use. The most important difference between Seeing AI and other similar apps is that most functions, like face recognition, are carried out directly on the device, giving the app a significant speed advantage.

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  • Google Play Movies gets 4K HDR streaming option
Google Play Movies gets 4K HDR streaming option

This also means that your Chromecast Ultra can now stream HDR content from Google Play Movies & TV as well. Google isn't releasing a comprehensive list of what's available; it's up to you to look. The results are pretty spectacular, even on small screens, and assuming there's a good library of content, Google's support should go a long way to...

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  • China sends troops to its 'support base' in East Africa
China sends troops to its 'support base' in East Africa

The Chinese navy has long assisted in anti-piracy missions in the Gulf of Aden, as well as United Nations peacekeeping efforts throughout Africa, but the base will be the country's first naval base overseas. China joins the US, France and Japan, among others, with permanent bases in Djibouti, a former French colony with a population of less than on...

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  • Iceberg Twice the Size of Rhode Island Breaks off Antarctica
Iceberg Twice the Size of Rhode Island Breaks off Antarctica

The Larsen C ice shelf is the fourth-biggest on the continent, and covers about 19,300 square miles of ice. According to MIDAS, a previous ice shelf named Larsen B disintegrated 15 years ago after its own large calving event, and Larsen C may follow suit.

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  • A day on the Tour de France
A day on the Tour de France

Elie Gesbert, who on Monday nearly set his Fortuneo-Oscaro team hotel on fire after leaving a towel on an electric heater to trigger a partial evacuation of the building, jumped away at the start. "It's true, it's wonderful, I can't even tell you how proud I am", said Quick-Step's Kittel. Kittel has now won four of the five flat sprint finishes a...

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  • US Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar 'assaulted girls'
US Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar 'assaulted girls'

The counts of Posession of Child Pornography and Destruction and Concealment of Records and Tangible Objects each carry a sentence of up to twenty years in prison. Nassar, 53, of Holt, was indicted on two federal child pornography charges in December with a third added in February for having computer files destroyed .

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  • Trading Signals in Review For BMO S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF
Trading Signals in Review For BMO S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF

In other words, the ratio reveals how effective the firm is at turning shareholder investment into company profits. Simply put, the ATR determines the volatility of a security over a given period of time, or the tendency of the security to move one direction or another.

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