SpaceX is one of the few private space companies that’s working on interplanetary colonization. It has often talked about taking humans to Mars and has also been developing technology to make it happen. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is going to talk more about the company’s plans for the colonization of the Red Planet at the 67th Annual International Astronautical Congress tomorrow, and today he has revealed that the company has fired up the Raptor engine which will power its Mars flights.
Read full post →SpaceX Fires Up Its Mars Rocket Engine

You can now give someone the gift of Uber. The company has launched gift cards which can easily be used to pay for rides. Uber has launched physical gift cards that are going to be sold in more than 35,000 retail locations across the United States. Users should expect to see these cards at retailers like Target, Walmart, and CVS in the coming weeks. Gift cards will soon be available for purchase via as well.
Read full post →Uber Gift Cards Launched In The U.S.

If you run a Plex Media Server on a PC then you need to keep it running so that you can always access the server, same goes for a NAS device that hosts a Plex server. The company is now eliminating that need with Plex Cloud. It will allow you to run a full featured Plex Media Server in the cloud so it will always remain on and accessible. Even all of the transcoding capability that’s found in powerful home servers will be available to Plex Cloud users as well.
Read full post →Plex Cloud Eliminates Need To Always Keep A PC On

Microsoft previously declared a goal of ensuring that more than one billion devices are powered by Windows 10 by 2018 but it has ended up having to manage expectations as growth as slowed particularly after the free upgrade offer expired earlier this year. It extended the timeline, acknowledging that “it will take longer than FY18 for us to reach our goal of 1 billion monthly active devices.” Latest stats show that Windows 10 is now running on more than 400 million computers across the globe.
Read full post →Windows 10 Now Powers 400 Million Computers

A new rumor suggests that Google is working on a new Pixel notebook which is going to be released in the third quarter of next year. The project is apparently known as “Bison” internally at Google and is often referred to as the Pixel 3. This is said to be the first brand new device from Google which showcases the rumored Andromeda operating system which is reportedly going to combine Android and Chrome OS.
Read full post →Google Pixel 3 Notebook Running ‘Andromeda’ Rumored For Q3 2017 Release

Roku today announced the biggest streaming player launch in its history. It has introduced the new Roku Express, Roku Express+, Roku Premiere, Roku Premiere+, and Roku Ultra. These new models join the recently refreshed Roku Streaming Stick to ensure that there’s something for all customers. The company has made its all-new Roku lineup to ensure that there’s a streaming player available for every price point.
Read full post →Roku Has Refreshed Its Entire Lineup

voiceBeyond Verbal, a company that specializes in voice to emotion analysis, is making its analytics API available via Beyond mHealth Research Platform.

The API also has an AI component that will help researchers find distinct patterns that would link health issues with voice. Beyond Verbal has done such research by itself, but believes that making its technology available to others will make a much bigger impact. Read full post →Beyond Verbal Thinks That Voice Can Reveal Health Status

galaxy-note-7-s-pen_02-tipSay you are one of the customers who bought the Galaxy Note 7, only to find out that it has been hit with a spate of reports of the handset exploding due to its faulty battery, which is later followed by a global recall of the phone. Given the option of returning it in exchange for a new Note 7, or exchange it for the Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, or a refund, which would you go for? Read full post →Survey Finds 35% Of Consumers Opting For Galaxy Note 7 Refund

bitcoin-walletThe Bitcoin cryptocurrency is a bit controversial, with some governments not particularly fond of it as it is hard to regulate due to its digital nature. However there are some who love it simply because of its digital nature. Could it potentially be a new form of currency in the future? Perhaps, and it looks like Japan could be leading the way. Read full post →Japan Can Soon Make Utility Bill Payments In Bitcoin

So we know that robots can already write articles, we’ve seen them critique art, and we’ve also seen them write episodes for TV, and we’ve also heard about robots acting in movies, so basically it sounds like almost no job is safe from robots, and now it looks like that bleak future is starting to prove itself. Read full post →‘Daddy’s Car’ Is A Pop Song Composed By Artificial Intelligence