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Research Bungie Cancels the Final Destiny 2 Rise of Osiris Livestream
Author: 0 Bungie Cancels the Final Destiny 2 Rise of Osiris Livestream

Bungie is giving everyone a chance to try out its action RPG, Destiny 2 , with a free trial . This is no doubt a response to the recent controversy over Thanksgiving weekend where it was revealed that Destiny 2 slowed down player leveling and progression the more efficient they were at gaining XP.

Author: 0 Earthworms Reproduce In Simulated Mars Soil-A First

The addition of earthworms provided another breakthrough for the team with the Mars soil simulant. The latter proved to be very important in earlier experiments where water would not easily penetrate the soil. Earthworms eat the dead organic matter which ends up in the soil. This led to the release of nutrients for plants nitrogen and potassium. "To feed future humans on Mars a sustainable closed agricultural ecosystem is a necessity".

Research HDMI 2.1 Officially Releases, Makes Way For 10K Video
Author: 0 HDMI 2.1 Officially Releases, Makes Way For 10K Video

The cable, which is backwards-compatible with other specs, allows for a massive bandwidth of 48 Gb/s. Additional features supported by the new HDMI 2.1 spec also include eARC (enhanced audio return channel) compatibility for connecting to audio devices, and enhanced refresh rate features to reduce lag, screen tearing, and delays during gaming, virtual reality, and media switching.

Author: 0 Living bacteria found in samples from ISS satellite's surface

While NASA has not responded to the discovery, it did release a comment about a similar project from 2014, where Russian astronauts said they found bacteria on the space station's exterior. NASA spokesman Dan Huot says NASA can not corroborate the Russians apparent find saying "As far as we're concerned, we haven't heard any official reports from our Roscosmos colleagues that they've found sea plankton", NASA spokesman Dan Huot.

Research Huge macOS Bug Allows Root Login Without a Password. Here's the Fix
Author: 0 Huge macOS Bug Allows Root Login Without a Password. Here's the Fix

From there, the attacker can enter " root " as the username and leave the password field blank. "A password prompt that authenticates as root with an empty password would be a black eye for any OS". It gets worse. You can use this programming blunder to disable FileVault. Apple did not immediately return a request for comment, but Apple's Twitter support account did reply to Ergin asking for more details.

Research Uber and Waymo trial delayed after evidence 'withheld'
Author: 0 Uber and Waymo trial delayed after evidence 'withheld'

Jacobs was Uber's manager of global intelligence from March 2016 until he was sacked seven months ago. Uber Technologies Inc withheld evidence in a high-profile lawsuit filed by Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Waymo, a US judge said on Tuesday, dealing a new blow to the most valuable USA private company as it tries to complete a multibillion-dollar stock sale.

Research Coral-Breeding Programme Offers Hope For Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Author: 0 Coral-Breeding Programme Offers Hope For Australia's Great Barrier Reef

They are also located in areas that enable them to send coral larvae along ocean currents, reaching a large number of reefs. "Unfortunately, these findings by no means suggest that the Great Barrier Reef corals are safe and in great condition, and that there are no reasons for concern", said the paper's lead author Dr Karlo Hock .

Research Honor V10 With Front Fingerprint Scanner Clears TENAA Certification Ahead Of Launch
Author: 0 Honor V10 With Front Fingerprint Scanner Clears TENAA Certification Ahead Of Launch

The device, for now, will be available only in China, but Honor has scheduled a launch event in the United States on December 5, and yesterday, a rumour suggested that the brand will launch the V10 in India in January 2018. Two "FullView Display" flagship smartphones are not enough for Huawei's year-end ambitions of staying close to Apple's iPhone X-boosted sales numbers.

Research Samsung Drops
Author: 0 Samsung Drops "Burgundy Red" Galaxy S8

Unlocked Galaxy Note 8 owners should expect to see an over-the-air update notification soon. A new report from Dutch site Galaxy Club backs up these rumors with a claim that Samsung's now testing Android 8.0, not Android 8.1, on the Galaxy S9 .

Research Origami-inspired muscles bring super-strong robots a step closer
Author: 0 Origami-inspired muscles bring super-strong robots a step closer

Researchers around the world had been experimenting with different materials and designs to allow once rigid, jerky machines to bend, flex, and mimic living organisms. "Vacuum-based muscles have a lower risk of rupture, failure, and damage, and they don't expand when they're operating, so you can integrate them into closer-fitting robots on the human body", he said .

Research Apple might be creating a foldable phone
Author: 0 Apple might be creating a foldable phone

Last month , it was reported that Apple and LG Display are partnering to develop a foldable iPhone . We may see a bendy iPhone from Apple in the near future. The patent's description is rather broad, which we expect was designed that way on goal so as to cover a wide array of devices, and reads, "may be a laptop computer, a tablet computer, a cellular telephone, a wristwatch, or other electronic device".

Research YouTube Update Promises Fix To iOS 11 Battery Drain Bug
Author: 0 YouTube Update Promises Fix To iOS 11 Battery Drain Bug

The heating problem was an unfair one as YouTube video gives a heavy load on neither CPU nor GPU. Google has not revealed what caused the battery drain in the first place. A new code in the updated version of YouTube ( Version 12 .45) can help you in getting rid of the instant battery depletion of your iPhone's or iPad's battery while playing YouTube.

Research Range Rover SVAutobiography revealed ahead of LA Motor Show
Author: 0 Range Rover SVAutobiography revealed ahead of LA Motor Show

Regular long-wheelbase Rangies start at £112,900. Three powertrains are offered in the SVAutobiography; the 335bhp 4.4-litre V8 diesel is the entry point to the range at £167,850. This hedonistic flagship even puts paid to the "indignity" of crouching into the boot to load items, thanks to an electrically-deployable veneered loading floor, although at this level you've probably already hired a chauffeur for that and other mundane tasks like driving.

Research After sexualised videos of children, YouTube now returning disturbing auto-complete suggestions
Author: 0 After sexualised videos of children, YouTube now returning disturbing auto-complete suggestions

Several major advertisers have frozen spending on YouTube after an investigation revealed their spots were running against videos featuring kids in states of undress and other situations that had drawn comments from pedophiles. Googole-owned YouTube has repeatedly vowed to do better, including implementing new screening processes to filter out offensive content from the site, hiring additional staff, and rolling out tools created to give advertisers better controls and tracking of their ...

Research Getting Our Community Help in Real Time | Facebook Newsroom
Author: 0 Getting Our Community Help in Real Time | Facebook Newsroom

The social media company is using pattern recognition software to flag posts , live videos and comments in which users are expressing thoughts of suicide . "The whole point of this is that our proactive detection can kick in even before something has been reported", says Facebook VP of Product Management Guy Rosen.

Research Demon's Souls will officially end online play in February
Author: 0 Demon's Souls will officially end online play in February

After nine years in constant operation, Demon's Souls' online services will finally be shut down on February 28th, 2018, according to statements from Sony Japan, Atlus , and Namco Bandai, the game's publishers in Japan, the USA, and Europe, respectively.

Research Rahm Emanuel, Kim Foxx sue Uber over data breach
Author: 0 Rahm Emanuel, Kim Foxx sue Uber over data breach

Several US senators are troubled with Uber's belated reporting of a 2016 data breach and demanding answers. And, according to the company, there have been no reports that the stolen data has been misused. Senators John Thune (R-SD), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Jerry Moran (R-KS), and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) in a joint letter pointed to an August 2017 settlement with the United States government's Federal Trade Commission that was supposed to resolve deceptive privacy and data security practices.

Research Destiny 2 XP system tweaked after accusations that it was rigged
Author: 0 Destiny 2 XP system tweaked after accusations that it was rigged

The XP scaling system had been taken out, yes, but the amount of XP needed to advance levels had been doubled, from 80,000 to 160,000. The trial will feature access to a good portion of the game's single player campaign, as well as its multiplayer features, so you can join friends on co-op runs, or test your might in competitive multiplayer, if you feel fit enough to do so.

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