Previously Unknown Baleen Whale Identified From 27-Million-Year-Old Fossils - 1時間前  IBTimes Tech

A group of paleontologists has described a new genus of baleen whale, one that lived some 27 million years ago but was not detailed in the books of biology until now. Nearly 30 years ago, remains of the long-dead animal were unearthed from a fossil-bearing rock unit located in the southern Canterbury and Waitaki district of New Zealand. The site of discovery, dubbed Kokoamu Greensand, dates back to 34-23 million years ago, something that helped scientists determine how old the fossils were.
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'Battlefield V' Rumor: EA DICE Reportedly Testing Battle Royale For New 'Battlefield' - 3時間前  IBTimes Tech

The rumored “Battlefield V” game won’t launch until later this fall, but more information about keeps getting leaked online. An anonymous source claims that developer DICE is currently working on a Battle Royale mode for the upcoming game.
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2018 iPhone News: 6.1-Inch LCD Model Could Cost As Low As $550 - 5時間前  IBTimes Tech

Apple is rumored to release three new iPhone flagships later this year: two with OLED displays and one with an LCD display. An analyst believes that the 6.1-inch 2018 LCD iPhone could cost as low as $550 and it may arrive with single-SIM and dual-SIM dual standby (DSDS) models.
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Samsung Foldable Galaxy X Phone Might Launch In Early 2019 - 15時間前  IBTimes Tech

Huawei might be the first to launch a foldable device, but Samsung may not be too far away. A new report claims that Samsung may be planning to start production of its foldable Galaxy X smartphone this November and release it as a pilot project in 2019.
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Mars’ Tiny Moons Might Have Formed After Catastrophic Collision - 19時間前  IBTimes Tech

A new model studying planetary evolution suggests Mars’ tiny moons, Phobos and Deimos, might have formed after the Red Planet’s catastrophic collision with an object nearly as big as the largest asteroids, Vesta and Ceres. The impact might have occurred during the chaotic early stages of the solar system’s formation — the time when Mars and other planets were still young.
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Mobvoi's TicPods Free Is Like A Cheaper Version Of Apple AirPods - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

The Apple AirPods started the “true wireless” earphones trend and now it looks like Mobvoi has come up with its own version. Called the TicPods Free, the new AirPods competitor is a more affordable alternative that costs $129. For the unaware, Mobvoi is the same company behind the TicHome Mini Google Assistant speaker and the TicWatch smartwatches. With a smart speaker and smartwatches already under its belt, the company is now taking on the Apple AirPods head on with the TicPods Free.
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Interplanetary Travel: How A Mars Trip Can Affect Muscles In Our Bodies - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

A new study exploring the effects of microgravity on human body suggests traveling to Mars and setting up a habitat there could pose a significant risk to the muscles of the travelers. NASA and SpaceX aim for deep space and are already building massive rockets to launch crewed missions to the moon and beyond. But before any of that happens, all parties involved should look forward to addressing the concerns posited in a new research conducted by an international group of physiologists.
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Spotify Rolls Out Redesigned App With On-Demand Playlists For Free Users - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

Spotify is expected to announce an update to its mobile app next week that will revamp its free tier music streaming service. Now it appears as though the update has already started rolling out to some users.
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Samsung’s After-Sales Service Centers Raided Amid Suspicions Of Anti-Labor Union Practices - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

Five Samsung after-sales service centers in different parts of South Korea were raided by prosecutors on Wednesday amid suspicions that the tech giant is sabotaging labor union activities by employees. 
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This Diamond-Laced Meteorite Could Be From Earth’s Long-Lost Planetary Sibling - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

Nearly a decade ago, an asteroid measuring 13 feet across exploded over the Nubian Desert in Sudan. The space rock, now dubbed 2008 TC3, didn’t leave any damage but the fragments that fell on the ground after that explosion could be the key to understanding the history of our solar system, particularly planets that faded away with time.
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Facebook Reportedly Creating Team That Will Build Its Own Chips - 3時間前  IBTimes Tech

Facebook is reportedly forming a new team that would design and build its own chips. The company’s plan to build its own chips appears to be in its early stages, but the company wants the chips to power its artificial systems and its hardware products.
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Doomed Pink Octopus: Dozens Of Deep-Sea Creatures Found Guarding Their Eggs - 3時間前  IBTimes Tech

A group of geochemists has announced the discovery of dozens of weird deep-sea octopuses — pink, dinner-plate-sized creatures that had massive eyes and were guarding their eggs in an absolutely inhospitable place. Found thousands of feet deep within the Pacific, a few hundred miles off the coast of Costa Rica, the so-called octopus moms belong to a new species of genus Muusoctopus. They were spotted by scientists during two deep-sea expeditions led in 2013-14.
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These Tiny Sea Dwellers Are Exceptionally Good At Mixing Ocean Waters: Study - 7時間前  IBTimes Tech

A new study exploring shrimp and krill, a few centimeter long invertebrates with feathered legs, suggests these tiny sea-dwellers can stir ocean waters rapidly fast when in clusters. Their effort adds to the impact of winds and waves and takes nutrient-rich surface waters – with carbon, phosphate, oxygen – to the bottom of the seas, regulating ocean circulation.
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Apple Regulatory Filings Suggest iPhone SE 2 Could Launch Soon - 15時間前  IBTimes Tech

Rumors of Apple releasing an iPhone SE 2 have been circulating for months now, and now more proof has surfaced online suggesting that they could be true. Regulatory filings for unnamed iPhone models have been discovered in the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) database and they could be referring to the next-generation iPhone SE.
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Can Dogs Or Other Animals Really Predict Earthquakes? Scientists Say No - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

For years, people have been talking about animals’ ability to predict earthquakes in advance. Many claim that their dogs, cats, and even cows started behaving erratically just minutes before the quake struck. However, a new statistical study debunks the theory and suggests there is no strong evidence to back the idea, except single observations and anecdotes that cannot be verified.
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'Black Ops 4' Will Ditch Single-Player Campaign For Battle Royale Mode - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

“Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” won’t feature a single-player story mode. A new report claims that the upcoming first-person shooter will focus more on delivering expanded multiplayer modes and the series’ popular Zombies mode.
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Hunt For Sun’s Siblings From Stellar Nursery Torn Apart By Milky Way - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

In the largest survey of its kind so far, researchers have looked at the “DNA” of over 340,000 stars in our home galaxy, to identify the stars with the same chemical composition as the sun. Stars with the same chemistry originated in the same star clusters, and the survey would help astronomers find siblings of the sun before the Milky Way tore apart the stellar nursery where they all formed.
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Elite Dating Apps And Their Effect On America’s Wealth Inequality - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

Elite dating apps are conspicuously widening the wealth gap in America, and everyone seems to be perfectly fine with it. Apps like the League, Tinder Select and Raya have become a convenient tool for rich singles to hook up with their fellow rich singles, leaving no room for people with measly income to join their privileged dating game. 
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Samsung Showcases New QLED TVs With Intelligent Displays, Ambient Mode - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

Samsung Electronics has unveiled new premium QLED TV models in its home country, South Korea. The tech giant is also introducing six more models by the end of this year as it seeks to widen the gap with its rivals. 
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Near-Earth Asteroids: Why Thousands Of Space Rocks Still Remain Undetected - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

Just recently, astronomers at NASA spotted an asteroid that whizzed past our planet a few hours after being spotted. The space rock was as big as a warehouse (155-330 feet across) and approached Earth at just half the distance to the moon.
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