• Breaking Bad is getting a VR spin-off by series creator Vince Gilligan
Breaking Bad is getting a VR spin-off by series creator Vince Gilligan

Virtual reality can let you experience anything, from extreme sports to flight, but soon you might have a much more grimy world to immerse yourself in. "They just played around with VR", said Andrew House , global chief executive of Sony Interactive Entertainment. "Although several were "intrigued", it was Gilligan who said, "'I really want to d...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 trailer confirms Switch version will be a lesser product
Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 trailer confirms Switch version will be a lesser product

The Real Madrid star capped off another superb season by scoring twice in the Champions League final against Juventus, cementing his status as the early favourite for this year's Ballon d'Or. The first trailer is expected to be posted on the company's YouTube channel , along with some gameplay that shows just what kind of refinements the develo...

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  • Scientists have discovered evidence of early life on Mars
Scientists have discovered evidence of early life on Mars

While previous work had revealed the presence of a lake more than three billion years ago in Mars' Gale Crater , this study defines the lake's chemical conditions and uses Curiosity's powerful payload to determine that the lake was stratified.

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  • Space station welcomes 1st returning vehicle since shuttle
Space station welcomes 1st returning vehicle since shuttle

As the Dragon capsule inches closer and closer to the space station, the craft's robotic arm will position itself to snag the SpaceX hardware, and then position it to be connected directly to the space station. Even more than mice and rats, the hearts of fruit flies are similar in many ways to the human heart, beating at about the same rate, for ...

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  • Supreme Court to review police use of cellphone tower data
Supreme Court to review police use of cellphone tower data

The ACLU in asking the Supreme Court to take up the case said there is enough disagreement among judges across the USA over whether decades' old rulings provide enough protection given the cell data available that it time for the nation's highest court to decide what constitutes a "reasonable expectation of privacy" now.

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  • Amazon could fight Fire Phone failure with new 'Ice' devices
Amazon could fight Fire Phone failure with new 'Ice' devices

While it was super affordable, its main drawback was that it didn't support Google Services and relied on the Amazon App Store. While we haven't seen any leaks showing off what the phones will look like, the biggest difference between the new effort and the Amazon Fire Phone appears to be the adoption of a less customized take on Android an...

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  • SpaceX Reuses Dragon Capsule To Launch Falcon 9 Rocket
SpaceX Reuses Dragon Capsule To Launch Falcon 9 Rocket

The previous attempt, on June 1, was called off about 25 minutes before the planned liftoff due to lightning being reported within 10 miles of the pad less than 30 minutes before launch. Traditionally, space travel has been the work of governments because corporations have been averse to the daunting risks and astronomical costs involved in space t...

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  • San Francisco Giants: Cain is Once Again
San Francisco Giants: Cain is Once Again "Cained" in Loss

Blach struck out four of the first eight batters he faced and didn't allow a hit until the fourth inning. Matt Cain had a fantastic game tonight, going seven innings, giving up just two runs, and only one earned, and generally keeping a very poor offensive Giants team in the game even when the offense was doing nothing to support him.

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  • Touching the Sun Spacecraft Mission Announced
Touching the Sun Spacecraft Mission Announced

Wearing a almost five-inch thick coat of carbon-composite solar shields, the mission, Solar Probe Plus , will reach an orbit within four million miles (6.5 million km) of the sun and will measure activity at its outer surface, known as the " corona ".

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  • Google Home outage hits users,'100 percent failure rate' reported
Google Home outage hits users,'100 percent failure rate' reported

Google only recently began to see some success with its virtual assistant Google Home and was hoping to take on Amazon's Alexa with its newest product. As Android Police reports, some Google Home devices are essentially completely broken today, with "a almost 100% failure rate". For its part, Google has told users in support forums that it's ...

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  • India hopes new rocket can carry humans into space
India hopes new rocket can carry humans into space

Scientists say the rocket could be used in future to carry an astronaut into space, something only Russian Federation, the United States and China have done. PM Modi congratulates ISRO on the successful launch. The GSLV Mk III can carry up to 4,000 kilograms, which nearly doubles the previous capacity available to India's space program.

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  • Italy knock Zambia out of Under-20 World Cup
Italy knock Zambia out of Under-20 World Cup

Remarkably, however, it seemed to have no effect on Italy , who twice came from behind to take the game to extra time, before netting a late victor in extra time to win 3-2. Zambia appeared to have won the tie through Fashion Sakala, but with just two minutes of normal time remaining, substitute Federico Dimarco made it 2-2 from a free kick.

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  • Pokemon Themed Nintendo Direct Coming Tomorrow
Pokemon Themed Nintendo Direct Coming Tomorrow

What are your hopes for this Pokemon Direct? Many publishers use that show as a way to announce new projects. Coming in just before E3, this could be a big announcement for the series. Perhaps tomorrow we'll know a bit more about what the developer has been up to since the release of Sun and Moon! Given that the press release has come from ...

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  • Sadiq Khan to lead vigil for London Bridge terror attack victims
Sadiq Khan to lead vigil for London Bridge terror attack victims

In a post on the social media website, Cassie shared some of Ferguson's shock and grief at the loss of a woman she described as "the love of his life". They were a huge part of the community. "Armed response officers then responded very quickly and bravely and confronted the three male suspects who were shot and killed on Borough Market ", Rowle...

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  • London terror attack: Police search two more homes
London terror attack: Police search two more homes

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility. Seven people were killed by the three attackers, and 21 remain in critical condition. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the city's "anger and grief" was indescribable. Australia's prime minister says up to four Australians were victims of the van and knife attacks on London Bridge and in London's ...

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  • Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar
Maldives joins 4 other nations in cutting ties with Qatar

The Saudi state news agency SPA said Riyadh had closed its borders, severing land, sea and air contact with the tiny peninsula of Qatar. Al Jazeera is now blocked in the UAE and Saudi Arabia . Qatar shares a massive offshore gas field with the Islamic Republic. Its Gulf Arab neighbors responded with anger, blocking Qatari-based media , in...

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  • India to launch communication satellite
India to launch communication satellite

Prior to the MKIII, ISRO would have had to rely on a foreign launch agency for this. Reports said if the launch succeeds ISRO plans to seek financial assistance from the federal government to station Indians in space. ISRO officials said this was an "out and out indigenous engine". "And there is a lot of opportunity to launch communication s...

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  • Chicagoan Surprised At Lack Of Visible Police In London Before Terror Attack
Chicagoan Surprised At Lack Of Visible Police In London Before Terror Attack

A bloody week of terrorist attacks ended with an attack on the British capital on Saturday, killing at least seven people, with 21 in critical condition. Opposition leader Andrew Scheer said in a written statement Sunday that Canada and the United Kingdom have historically stood "shoulder to shoulder" against threats.

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  • Qatar says it faces campaign of lies, denies interfering
Qatar says it faces campaign of lies, denies interfering

Qatar also says the decision is a "violation of its sovereignty", vowing to its citizens it won't affect them. Its internationally recognised government cut relations with Qatar and said it supported the decision by the Saudi-led coalition to end Qatar's participation in the war on the Houthis there.

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  • Iran calls on Gulf Arab neighbours to resolve dispute through dialogue
Iran calls on Gulf Arab neighbours to resolve dispute through dialogue

While Saudi Arabia's relations with Iran are characterized by hostility, Qatar has sought to preserve more amicable ties with its neighbor across the Persian Gulf . "Countries may of course have some issues, but dialogue must continue under every circumstance for problems to be resolved peacefully". "It is not unlikely that we would witness mo...

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  • Apple responds to Amazon Echo
Apple responds to Amazon Echo

When I'm at home, I nearly always have multiple timers running at once, for everything from laundry to kitchen activities like cooking, baking, thawing, and marinating. If you can't think of a song title but can remember a few words and melody just ask " Alexa , what's that song that goes." and chances are good she'll play it.

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  • Sena hits out at Maharashtra government over farmers' stir
Sena hits out at Maharashtra government over farmers' stir

Further, agitating farmers in Madhya Pradesh called off their strike on Sunday after holding talks with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Farmer leaders from Karad, Sangli, Panjabrao Patil and Sachin Nalavade, said the strike "continues as usual" as the government has not given anything in writing.

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  • Curiosity rover's crater 'offered multiple microbe-friendly environments'
Curiosity rover's crater 'offered multiple microbe-friendly environments'

A Martian rock with even layers, an image captured in 2014 by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover , indicates sedimentary deposit of a lake-floor near the inlet of flowing water into the water body. According to Astro Biology Magazine , the stratified bodies of water are said to be exhibiting huge chemical and physical differences between shallow w...

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  • Google will pay hackers $200000 for finding bug in Android
Google will pay hackers $200000 for finding bug in Android

Alphabet's Google will start paying hackers up to $200,000 who report vulnerabilities in its mobile operating system Android. Google today also shared a small update on its recent security strategy to collaborate closer with Android manufacturers: Over 100 device models have a majority of their deployed devices running a security update fro...

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  • LIGO Just Detected the Oldest Gravitational Waves Ever Discovered
LIGO Just Detected the Oldest Gravitational Waves Ever Discovered

As with the first two detections, the waves were generated when two black holes merged to form a larger black hole. In these binary systems, the black holes spin on their own axes as well as revolve around each other , much like the planets rotate and revolve in our solar system.

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  • CT 2017: Win over Pakistan emphatic start for title defence, says Yuvraj
CT 2017: Win over Pakistan emphatic start for title defence, says Yuvraj

They added 136 runs till the 25th over before Dhawan got out off a Shadab Khan full-toss. While chasing the revised target of 289 runs in 41 overs, Pakistan bundled out at 164 runs in 33.4 overs. Now, Pakistan needs to bat out of their skins as their target has been revised to 324. Yuvraj Singh put in a man-of-the-match display, scoring 5...

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  • May says United Kingdom too tolerant of extremism; 12 arrests made in London
May says United Kingdom too tolerant of extremism; 12 arrests made in London

A "detachment of fighters from Islamic state carried out London attacks yesterday" the Aamaq news agency said, referring to Saturday's assault which saw three men in a van plough into pedestrians on London Bridge before going on a stabbing spree.

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  • SpaceX launches 1st recycled cargo ship
SpaceX launches 1st recycled cargo ship

The launch was originally supposed to occur on Thursday , but those plans were aborted due to a lightning storm. A 23-story-tall SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket manufactured in Hawthorne blasted off Saturday afternoon from a Florida launchpad in the 100th trip ever from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex-39A, once home to the historic Apollo mission...

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  • IBM's new 5nm architecture crams 30 billion transistors onto fingernail-sized chip
IBM's new 5nm architecture crams 30 billion transistors onto fingernail-sized chip

Unfortunately the "Nanosheet" technology manufacturing process hasn't been fully detailed; we will have to wait until the 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits conference in Kyoto, Japan for that. The company claims that the 5nm chip achieves 40 percent performance boost, or 75 percent power efficiency with the same performance when compa...

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  • First UN talks to save oceans kick off Monday
First UN talks to save oceans kick off Monday

He said that countries "did the responsible thing for the future generations to come" in 2015 by putting in place the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and ratifying the Paris Agreement . Launched in 2016, The Ocean Project facilitated the development of a collaborative youth engagement campaign called Sea Youth Rise Up, which unites young conse...

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  • SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship
SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship

The 213-foot-tall (65-meter) launcher took off at 5:07:38 p.m. EDT (2107:38 GMT) from launch pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the moment required for the Dragon supply ship on top of the Falcon 9 to begin its two-day pursuit of the space station.

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  • Microsoft leak reveals new Windows 10 Workstation edition for power users
Microsoft leak reveals new Windows 10 Workstation edition for power users

It's been more than 20 years since Microsoft used the Workstation branding in its Windows 4.0 Workstation edition, but it appears the company is ready to bring it back. Microsoft is planning three new versions of Windows 10. A new file system, ReFS to succeed NTFS will be enabled, offering fault-tolerance, auto-correction and optimised towards l...

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  • When is WWDC 2017 and what will Tim Cook and Apple announce?
When is WWDC 2017 and what will Tim Cook and Apple announce?

Suffice it to say, Apple's exploration into the field of smart glasses is very real. They are Apptivity Labs founder Jason Khong, MindValley's Kshitij Minglani and 19-year-old Apple WWDC scholar Chan Jing Hong. As per the source, the MacBook Air lineup is currently discontinued while the 15-inch MacBook Pro will now get a 32GB RAM option. Lik...

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  • Texas House OKs budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo
Texas House OKs budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

But House Minority Leader Darren Jackson of Wake County said the partially released GOP plan represents "a lot of missed opportunities". "Whether it was just not managing the calendar or whether it was purposefully done to kill legislation, I'm not sure".

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  • Trump vows to do whatever is necessary to protect US
Trump vows to do whatever is necessary to protect US

Several of the almost 50 people wounded in the attack remain in a critical condition, police officials say. Searches were continuing at both addresses, police added. An off-duty, unarmed London police officer who was having a drink after work rushed to help but is now in hospital in a serious condition, London police chief Cressida Dick s...

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