• Ancient Babylonian Tablet Identified as the World's Oldest Trigonometry Table

    Ancient Babylonian Tablet Identified as the World's Oldest Trigonometry Table

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    Researchers have claimed that an ancient Babylonian tablet shows that the architects of Mesopotamia's ziggurats may well have understood trigonometry a millennium before its discovery by the Greeks. Mansfield and Wildberger have also penned a piece at The Conversation in which they explain that the Greek version of trigonometry defines triangles by their angles, but Babylonians cared only for the ratios of the lengths of each of their sides (depicted above, or here for m.reg readers ).
  • This is the Best Image Ever of Supergiant Red Star Antares

    This is the Best Image Ever of Supergiant Red Star Antares

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    This artist's impression shows the red supergiant Antares , a dying star 12 times more massive than the sun that lies in the constellation of Scorpius. The VLTI is uniquely suited to this task, since it is capable of combining light from four different telescopes - the 8.2-metre Unit Telescopes , or the smaller Auxiliary Telescopes - to create one virtual telescope that has the resolution of a telescope lens measuring 200 meters across.
  • Pre-Order Samsung's $930 Galaxy Note 8

    Pre-Order Samsung's $930 Galaxy Note 8

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    He took center stage to thank the people who have stuck with the company for the past few years. As for pricing , the base 6 GB Galaxy Note 8 is rumored to sell for 6,288 yuan ($943) in China. The first thing to talk about is the display . The Galaxy Note 8 features iris scanning and facial recognition for unlocking the phone. The other one is a telephoto lens with an aperture of f/2.4 and 2x optical zoom.
  • Giveaway: Win A Beta Code For Call of Duty: WWII on PS4

    Giveaway: Win A Beta Code For Call of Duty: WWII on PS4

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    Weekend 1 will be only for PlayStation 4 users, which starts at August 25 10 AM Pacific Time. These can be redeemed at www.callofduty.com/beta in exchange for a download code. BioGamer Girl Magazine is now giving a couple of lucky readers a chance to win a Call of Duty: WWII Beta code for PS4. Xfinity Internet customers can join fans who have pre-ordered the highly-anticipated game or who got codes from Screen Rant.
  • Get ready: new Samsung Gear S smartwatch launch planned for next week

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    DJ Koh, the tech giant's head of mobile, confirmed to CNBC that Samsung will launch a new Gear S smartwatch at IFA 2017 , which would likely be called the Gear S4 . There are choices like 216 x 432 (Gear Fit2 and unofficial Gear Fit2 Pro ), 360 x 480 (Gear S), 320 x 320 (Gear 1, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo), and 360 x 360 (Gear S2 and Gear S3).
  • Spotify integration is coming to Samsung's Bixby digital assistant

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    The Note 8 has numerous same features that already exist on Samsung's phones like the Galaxy S8 and S8+. I would personally find it hard to be disappointed if this was my day to day smartphone . Apple does have the Apple Pencil, which is supported by the iPad Pro range but not by the iPhone. Also, unlike the iPhone, these phones both have a headphone jack.
  • SoftBank invests £3.4bn in WeWork

    SoftBank invests £3.4bn in WeWork

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    It's from SoftBank, a Japanese telecom giant, and SoftBank's Vision Fund. $1.4 billion investment in three newly created companies (previously announced), each controlled and managed by local WeWork management teams, which will fund WeWork's expansion in China (WeWork China), Japan (WeWork Japan) and Southeast Asia and Korea (WeWork Pacific), respectively.
  • GTA Online adds customisable aircrafts next week

    GTA Online adds customisable aircrafts next week

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    These hangars are where you'll activate missions related to smuggling, presumably similar to how offices, bunkers and biker hideouts already work in GTA Online . Alongside this update is a new race mode, Transform Races, set to launch within the update cycle, however exactly when is unknown. Rockstar have also announced that they will be bringing a brand new type of race to GTA Online this autumn, one which will require you to have the best possible skills at controlling land, sea and air ...
  • Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro details leaked prior to announcement

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    However, it looks like the company also gave a piece of information regarding its upcoming smartwatch . The launch will be keeping in line with the company's past history. The company however, made the product page live on its website ahead of the launch . While we know nearly nothing about the next Gear S smartwatch , the leaks for the Gear Fit 2 Pro have revealed it will have a 1.5-inch AMOLED display, 4 GB of onboard storage, a 200 mAh battery inside and will be water resistant ...
  • Huawei leaks first Mate 10 picture, confirms October 16 unveiling

    Huawei leaks first Mate 10 picture, confirms October 16 unveiling

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    If true, the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, if that is what it is ultimately called, will be an excellent device. Now by citing an unknown Weibo user, a Chinese website named news.zol.com has come up with a brand new piece of information. Huawei Australia recently tweeted a picture of all its flagships that packs dual-camera setup. Apart from the display, the other highlighted feature of the Huawei Mate 10 is its camera.
  • Award winning artist launches Samsung Galaxy Note 8

    Award winning artist launches Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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    Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy Note 8 and we have to say that this handset looks quite impressive. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are now available worldwide. While the new App Pair feature allows users to simultaneously launch two apps in Multi Window mode, the enhanced S Pen includes a finer tip and improved pressure sensitivity, it said.
  • PVH Corp. (PVH) Stake Maintained by Tocqueville Asset Management LP

    PVH Corp. (PVH) Stake Maintained by Tocqueville Asset Management LP

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    By watching how many shares are trading hands and looking for any changes in that activity, trading opportunities can be spotted along with a deeper understanding of the reliability of other indicators on the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement reported 5,000 shares. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period.
  • SpaceX launches Taiwan's first home-built satellite

    SpaceX launches Taiwan's first home-built satellite

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    You can watch directly from SpaceX via the company's YouTube channel here . "FORMOSAT-5 is the first space program that Taiwan's National Space Organization (NSPO) has taken full responsibility for the design, development and system integration of", SpaceX representatives wrote .
  • Nikon D850 Stealing the Limelight

    Nikon D850 Stealing the Limelight

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    Photographers benefit from Nikon's highest magnification optical viewfinder - at 0.75x - or for hands-on settings tweaking, live view mode and so on there's a 3.2-inch tilting touchscreen panel at the rear, with an impressive 2,359k dot resolution.
  • Global Automotive Terminal Market 2017: Polaris, BRP and Arctic Cat

    Global Automotive Terminal Market 2017: Polaris, BRP and Arctic Cat

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    Global Automotive Surround-View Systems Market 2017 Analysis Report audits a Market Regions, Product Categories, with Sales, Business Revenue, Goods cost, Automotive Surround-View Systems piece of the overall industry and Growth patterns, concentrating on driving Automotive Surround-View Systems industry players, showcase size, request and supply examination, utilization volume, Forecast 2017 to 2022.
  • Grace Mugabe immunity challenged

    Grace Mugabe immunity challenged

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    The First Lady's diplomatic immunity application was only made after assault allegations had been made against her by 20-year old South African, Gabriella Engels . Nkoane-Mashabane added: "I also had to consider global law rules that provided for derivative immunity of spouses of heads of state". "She used an electric cord with a plug at the end of it and I was...
  • Terrakhana - Ken Block's Ford Fiesta ST RX43 on dirt

    Terrakhana - Ken Block's Ford Fiesta ST RX43 on dirt

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    YOUTUBE racer Ken Block has taken his Gymkhana drifting videos off-road in his latest release - and he's done it in quite some style. Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing, after all. While Block's past Gymkhana videos have favored urban settings where he's turned buildings and city streets into his own personal playgrounds, Terrakhana ("Terra" meaning earth) finds the king of stunt driving videos getting down and dirty as he carves up massive rock and sand embankments.
  • Final Fantasy 15-2 Not Happening Anytime Soon - Director

    Final Fantasy 15-2 Not Happening Anytime Soon - Director

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    Tabata added that as it stands on mobile, Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition "doesn't actually have controller support". Square Enix wouldn't necessarily need to add it in, however, as some Switch games are playable using only the console's touchscreen only, which restricts them to only being playable in the console's undocked handheld mode.
  • 'Star Wars' launches AR treasure hunt for Force Friday

    'Star Wars' launches AR treasure hunt for Force Friday

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    You can then take photos and share video of the experience, like some sort of intergalactic Pokémon Go . For a limited time, Star Wars fanatics are going to be able to go out and collect famous (or infamous) characters from the Star Wars universe by taking pictures with them in augmented reality, and sharing the pictures with their friends.
  • Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX's Very Own Space Suit

    Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX's Very Own Space Suit

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    It has already undergone double vacuum pressure tests . The United States hasn't had a craft certified to carry humans into space since NASA retired the Space Shuttle program in 2011. Both Boeing and SpaceX are expected to launch their first crewed missions at around the same time, possibly next year. What sets the suit truly apart however is the fact that unlike global space agencies, SpaceX actually took visual aesthetics into consideration.