Science

Jio offers Rs 2200 cashback for new customers

Jio offers Rs 2200 cashback for new customers

Reliance Jio announced its first 4G feature phone back in July a year ago with a 2.4-inch display and it runs on KAI operating system. I know many people who couldn't or perhaps didn't buy the JioPhone because of the way it was being sold in the country.


Samsung has surplus OLED screens due to disappointing iPhone X sales

Samsung has surplus OLED screens due to disappointing iPhone X sales

OLED technology offers high resolutions, a wide colour gamut, and the ability to bend the display to narrow a phone's bezel. Although the iPhone X's OLED screen looks handsome, it's much more expensive than the liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used in other phones, including the lower end iPhone 8 Plus .


Opportunity Rover Celebrates 5000 Days on Mars With a New Discovery

Opportunity Rover Celebrates 5000 Days on Mars With a New Discovery

The meteorite piece will head back to Mars as part of NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission. Based on its endurance quality, NASA named the area as Perseverance valley which was discovered by the rover. Its current exploration focuses on uncovering the formation processes of Perseverance Valley . According to a NASA statement Thursday, scientists are still unsure how these stripes came about, and are postulating various theories.


Neptune's mysterious storm shrinking out of existence

Neptune's mysterious storm shrinking out of existence

In all, only five of these dark spots have ever been documented on Neptune, the farthest planet from the Sun, with the most recent one appearing in 2015 (dubbed SDS-2015, meaning "southern dark spot discovered in 2015"). "We have no evidence of how these vortices are formed or how fast they rotate", said study co-author Agustín Sánchez-Lavega in a Nasa statement. Astronomers theorise that the vortices arise from an instability caused by the sheared eastward and westward winds, and they have ...


Scientists struggle over the demand for GPUs

Scientists struggle over the demand for GPUs

The firm, which produces graphics processing units (GPUs) required for advanced PC systems, games which have high rendering and scaling requirements, and systems with power-heavy applications, has found its supplies are now being drained by a new entrant into a field once dominated by gamers: cryptocurrency miners.


Canada hits Myanmar military leader with sanctions

Canada hits Myanmar military leader with sanctions

With horrific accounts of rape, extrajudicial killing and arson, Rohingyas took shelters at makeshift camps in Ukhia and Teknaf in Cox's Bazar, creating a humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh's top tourist destination. In November, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson joined a chorus in calling the situation in Rakhine ethnic cleansing; others suspect even worse. Both have been charged under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act and face up to 14 years in prison.