So much for the ‘alien megastructure’ theories Tabby’s star – formally KIC 8462852 – has attracted a new and possibly-plausible explanation for its excess of twinkle: the remnants of a planet destroyed in a collision.…
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: New research by the University of Surrey published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society has shone light on a globular cluster of stars that could host several hundred black holes, a phenomenon that until recently was thought impossible. Globular clusters are spherical collections […]
Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel / Getty Images News) A federal judge in Utah has agreed to let the US government sell off a seized cache of over 513 bitcoins (BTC) and 512 Bitcoin Cash (BCH). At current prices, that would yield approximately $8.4 million for the bitcoins and nearly $1 million for the BCH. In […]
Legislation allowing ordinary American investors to invest in the shares of startups and small businesses was first introduced in the U.S. Congress in 2011. Despite bipartisan support and the approval of President Obama, it is only now becoming a reality. Read More
It looks like a good news for Apple users as the company introduces two new pricing tiers for certain countries like India, Russia, Mexico, Indonesia, South Africa and Turkey. Accordingly, Alternate Tier A allows developers to price their apps and in app purchases as low as Rs 10 while the second pricing tier known as […]
20th Century foxes sign up second internet registry co. The Motion Picture Ass. of America will be given a direct line to kill domain names that it says contain pirated information.…
ASUS has announced a new smartphone for the Malaysian market called the ZenFone C. The smartphone is a budget-friendly device and comes with some interesting specs specially when compared to a ZenFone 4 (A450CG) that is currently on sale in India. For those who were not in the know Acer launched two variants of the […]
GE’s $899 GFW450SSKWW washing machine has decent stain removal performance and a bunch of cleaning options.
CHUCK KIRMAN/THE STAR Fit Zone member Jenee Wilcox works out on a treadmill using a large heart rate monitor, which sends information to TV screens around the gym. As members work out, their space on the screen changes colors from gray to red.