News: Tech & Science

The simple way to download anything from SoundCloud

Sunday  09:15,   23 april 2017
The Daily Dot

Aspiring rappers used to hustle in parking lots, selling mixtapes out of the trunk of their cars. Now they’re posting on SoundCloud. The streaming platform is where major artists like Drake, Chance the Rapper, and Kanye West drop surprise albums and [...]

LG G6 vs. Google Pixel XL: Which one's better?

Sunday  06:50,   23 april 2017
CNET

Don't want the Galaxy S8, but can't decide between LG and Google's phones? We'll help.They're both great devices, but the G6 and Pixel XL have different strengths. To help decide which one is right for you, I evaluated how they[...]

China's first cargo spacecraft docks with orbiting space lab

Sunday  06:50,   23 april 2017
Reuters

China's first cargo spacecraft docked successfully with the Tiangong-2 space lab on Saturday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, marking a major step toward Beijing's goal of establishing a permanently manned space station by 2022.[...]

Apple self-driving car testing plan gives clues to tech program

Sunday  06:05,   23 april 2017
Reuters

<p>Apple Inc outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company's autonomous vehicle technology aspirations.</p>Apple was granted a[...]

7 Ways To Protect Your Social Media Account from Hackers

Sunday  06:05,   23 april 2017
International Business Times

Hackers could steal your private information through your social media accounts. Protect yourself with these seven tips.However, there are ways to protect your accounts from hackers while uploading selfies and posting on social[...]

With the Galaxy S8, Samsung grabs the smartphone design crown

Saturday  19:05,   22 april 2017
Engadget

There's nothing on the market that compares with Samsung's latestWhen a few colleagues started talking up the Galaxy S8 after an early preview, I remained skeptical. Yes, the company had been taking big steps forward in industrial design[...]

With the Galaxy S8, Samsung grabs the smartphone design crown

Saturday  19:05,   22 april 2017
Engadget

There's nothing on the market that compares with Samsung's latestWhen a few colleagues started talking up the Galaxy S8 after an early preview, I remained skeptical. Yes, the company had been taking big steps forward in industrial design[...]

What recall? Samsung S8 buyers expected to leave smoky past behind

Saturday  19:00,   22 april 2017
USA TODAY

Newly released research from SurveyMonkey and Creative Strategies found&nbsp;the Note 7 recalls had no impact on the interest in the Galaxy S8 and S+ for 53.7% of those surveyed. Among current Samsung smartphone users, 65.2% were unbothered by[...]

What recall? Samsung S8 buyers expected to leave smoky past behind

Saturday  19:00,   22 april 2017
USA TODAY

Newly released research from SurveyMonkey and Creative Strategies found&nbsp;the Note 7 recalls had no impact on the interest in the Galaxy S8 and S+ for 53.7% of those surveyed. Among current Samsung smartphone users, 65.2% were unbothered by[...]

U.S. spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn's rings

Saturday  18:10,   22 april 2017
Reuters

The spacecraft is expected to make the first of 22 dives between the planet and its rings on Wednesday. During the last dive on Sept. 15, Cassini is slated to destroy itself by flying directly into Saturn’s crushing atmosphere.Cassini's final run[...]

Pinterest fixes its broken visual search tool for Chrome

Saturday  18:10,   22 april 2017
Engadget

Pinterest thought it launched something cool when it added visual search to its Chrome browser in March.&nbsp;Here's how it works: it looks for the most interesting rectangle by taking a screenshot of the page and downgrading it. The extension[...]

China Will Lead The Electric Car Revolution With More Than 10.5 Million Sales By 2025, Per Report

Saturday  15:25,   22 april 2017
Forbes

China will continue to lead the global market in electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids and by 2025 sales will quietly and cleanly zoom to 10.6 million a year, or 30% of its market, according to a report. &nbsp;The report, from Germany’s[...]

Facebook is offering publishers money to create produced video

Saturday  12:20,   22 april 2017
Re/code

The new deals include a mix of both live and produced video commitments. Facebook wants to pay publishers to create more produced video as part of a plan to push the company’s new ad products, according to multiple sources. The new deals are[...]

Apple Hires Google Satellite Executives for New Hardware Team

Saturday  12:20,   22 april 2017
Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- After revolutionizing phones, Apple Inc. is testing self-driving cars and exploring augmented reality. Recent hires suggest the company is now also looking to the skies. The iPhone maker has recruited a pair of top Google[...]

Apple appears to be interested in the satellite internet business

Saturday  07:25,   22 april 2017
The Verge

Apple looks like it’s staffing up an internal hardware team responsible for satellite internet delivery, according to a report from Bloomberg. The company just hired Alphabet’s John Fenwick, who was Google’s head of spacecraft operations, and[...]