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Sci-tech Australian astronomers find black hole as big as 20 billion suns
Author: 0 Australian astronomers find black hole as big as 20 billion suns

The discovery of the new supermassive black hole was confirmed using the spectrograph on the ANU's 2.3m SkyMapper telescope to split colours into spectral lines. Most of the energy coming from the quasar is ultraviolet light. Meanwhile, the Gaia satellite , which measures tiny motions of celestial objects, identified the back hole as a stationary object, which suggested it was very large and very far away.

Sci-tech Microsoft announces Surface Hub 2
Author: 0 Microsoft announces Surface Hub 2

Microsoft has announced the Surface Hub 2, a brand new interactive whiteboard aimed at helping professionals to work creatively and collaboratively. Seeing four of the lovely Surface Hub 2s lined up together has undeniable visual effect and will have a profound impact on what groups can accomplish together, allowing users to display multiple pieces of content side-by-side.

Sci-tech Apple's self-driving test fleet grows to 55 vehicles
Author: 0 Apple's self-driving test fleet grows to 55 vehicles

Apple still lags far behind General Motor's Cruise division, which leads the pack with 104 vehicles. This would enable them to test autonomous vehicles without a person in the auto, however, these permits were only first released in April of this year.

Sci-tech Here's When You Can Play The Mario Tennis Aces Beta
Author: 0 Here's When You Can Play The Mario Tennis Aces Beta

Mario Tennis Aces releases worldwide on June 22, 2018 for Nintendo Switch . Matches are playable online against other people around the world or in single-player against AI-controlled opponents, but in this trial you'll need to be connected to the internet at all times no matter which mode you play.

Sci-tech Check out the first gameplay trailer for Rage 2
Author: 0 Check out the first gameplay trailer for Rage 2

Not every single aspect was a success - although the in-game trading card game was way better than it had any right to be - but it was a high-profile triple-A game that had a team behind that were not afraid to take chances. This included a slot for Rage 2 , which made many begin speculating. Subsequently, an official website has provided us with a few more details-including one of the developers.

Sci-tech Nokia X price and full specs leaked a day before launch
Author: 0 Nokia X price and full specs leaked a day before launch

While the upcoming device has been subject to its fair share of leaks and rumours, one Chinese retailer has gone and posted an early listing, revealing all there is to know. There's a 16MP sensor on the front that offers AI enhanced portrait selfies. The smartphone comes equipped with a 16MP rear camera with autofocus, f/2.0 aperture and a dual-tone LED flash.

Sci-tech YouTube TV Picks Up Voice Remote Feature
Author: 0 YouTube TV Picks Up Voice Remote Feature

According to the report, the feature has been pushed by the company from the server side and is available only to some users. The "voice remote" functionality will allow you to control YouTube TV through voice commands. Going forward, once you hit your self-imposed time limit in the YouTube app, an alert will show up reminding you it's time to take a break . We're seeing this feature live in Canada, so go hit up YouTube for iOS on your Apple device and let us know if you're going to ...

Sci-tech India sees strongest ever Q1 smartphone shipments
Author: 0 India sees strongest ever Q1 smartphone shipments

After launching the Redmi S2 smartphone in China , Xiaomi looks all set to introduce the handset in the Indian market. The Xiaomi Redmi S2 was spotted on AliExpress before the official reveal. The latest report by the International Data Corporation (IDC ) shows OnePlus dominating the high-end segment (Rs 40,000 - Rs 60,000) of smartphones with 50% market share in Q1 2018.

Sci-tech Jupiter's Moon Europa Shoots Water Into Space, New Research Suggests
Author: 0 Jupiter's Moon Europa Shoots Water Into Space, New Research Suggests

The team of researchers behind the new study re-analyzed the data gathered by Galileo 20 years ago and found evidence that the spacecraft did, in fact, fly through a plume of water shot into space from Europa. "We went back and looked at them more carefully and found that they were just what you'd expect if we'd flown through a plume". It's not unheard of that an icy moon in distant space would have water shooting out from it.

Sci-tech Microsoft refutes EA's recent Xbox One sales estimates
Author: 0 Microsoft refutes EA's recent Xbox One sales estimates

Unfortunately, I've you've been playing games on PC or Xbox One the Microsoft store hasn't all the videogames on the library to be digitally gifted. The gift recipient will receive a code for their product along with instructions on how to redeem the code. What will you be gifting? If you have a friend or family member's birthday approaching soon and want to give them a game as a gift, you now have one more digital avenue to do so with.

Sci-tech NASA's next Mars rover mission to carry tiny helicopter
Author: 0 NASA's next Mars rover mission to carry tiny helicopter

The helicopter is meant to demonstrate the viability and usefulness of such aircraft on Mars, NASA said, with potential roles as a low-flying scout or to reach locations inaccessible from the ground. NASA considers the mission "a high-risk, high-reward project" and if it fails, it doesn't impact the rest of the rover's mission. If it does work, helicopters may have a real future as low-flying scouts and aerial vehicles to access locations not reachable by ground travel.

Sci-tech 'Dodge Bullets, While Bathing in a Hot Spring': SuperHot Heads to Japan
Author: 0 'Dodge Bullets, While Bathing in a Hot Spring': SuperHot Heads to Japan

Superhot JP will feature an all-new storyline as well as a range of Japanese settings including "hot springs, samurai castles. karaoke bars and bullet trains". There has no word of a release date yet for Superhot JP , but GameTomo has declared that the game will be "priced very reasonably". If you're anxious about how the gameplay will be changed then don't be, according to GameTomo: "The game is close to the original SUPERHOT but there are new weapons, see through shoji screens, and ...

Sci-tech Overwatch Anniversary Event Set For May 22, According To Leak
Author: 0 Overwatch Anniversary Event Set For May 22, According To Leak

To celebrate the popular game's second birthday, Blizzard is holding an anniversary event that will include a new Deathmatch map, Petra, and more than 50 new cosmetic items to collect. Blizzard confirmed that a new Competitive Mode will be coming to Deathmatch that includes placement matches, skill rating tiers, and leaderboards. It's called the Legendary Edition , and it will include a total of 15 skins (including Legendary, Epic and Origin skins) with your purchase.

Sci-tech Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over MacBooks with 'Butterfly Switch' Keyboard
Author: 0 Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over MacBooks with 'Butterfly Switch' Keyboard

Apple introduced its first butterfly keyboard back in 2015 with the release of its redesigned 12-inch MacBook laptop. This content is restricted to site members. As evidence of the widespread fault, the claimants pointed to a petition on Change.org demanding Apple replace the "defective" keyboard mechanism, which had attracted 19,425 signatures at time of writing.

Sci-tech Encrypted Emails At Risk From Two New Attacks
Author: 0 Encrypted Emails At Risk From Two New Attacks

A second Tweet warns "There are now no reliable fixes for the vulnerability". Users in dire need of using encryption to protect their communications channels were advised to use an instant messaging client that supports end-to-end encryption, the EFF recommended.

Sci-tech All-New 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster Arrives With 515 HP
Author: 0 All-New 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster Arrives With 515 HP

Standard equipment also includes the electronically controlled limited-slip differential at the rear axle, and AMG high-performance composite braking system (ceramic composite brakes are optional). Additional roll-over protection is provided by an integrated aluminium cross-member, while the inserted acoustic mat is claimed to improve noise comfort.

Sci-tech NES Classic Will Be Back In Stock Soon, Here's When
Author: 0 NES Classic Will Be Back In Stock Soon, Here's When

The company then chose to stop the manufacturing of the micro-console, promising to be back soon. Even though the mini-console will be available in the store next month, it is yet to be seen if there will be enough to meet the demand of this highly popular console game.

Sci-tech Lost Asteroid 2010 WC9 to come close to Earth on May 15
Author: 0 Lost Asteroid 2010 WC9 to come close to Earth on May 15

Astronomers managed to keep an eye on the asteroid only until December 1, when 2010 WC9 became too faint to observe. However, the asteroid has now paid a visit after eight long years on 8 May this year and its activity had initially made the researchers suspicious.

Sci-tech AAPSU raises objections to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
Author: 0 AAPSU raises objections to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Sonowal said, "There are 33 districts in the state". "It is my duty as the chief minister to take all with me and not take decisions on my own". With the credibility of the title of "jatiya nayak" fast eroding amid his government's continued silence on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said he would have no moral authority to hold on to power if he could not protect the interests of the people.