Stories about Sci-tech

Mar 22 2017

Why Some Advertisers Are Walking Out on Google

Google's advertising network uses an automatic filtering system which places adverts onto videos posted to YouTube as well onto pages of other websites. This comes a...

Mar 19 2017

SpaceX Satellite Launch of EchoStar XXII enters the Orbit Successfully

Unlike recent SpaceX flights, there were no landing legs or steering fins on the Falcon 9's first stage. Englewood, Colorado-based EchoStar Corp. Florida has been l...

Mar 19 2017

Sierra Leone discovers huge diamond

The present government is taking a firm line against illicit diamond trading. The black diamond was discovered in Brazil in 1893. Even if the new diamond gets the Ki...

Mar 18 2017

Google Finds A Way To Shrink JPEGs By 35 Percent

As compression increases, the file size reduces but more artifacts enter the image. Coming back to Guetzli , meaning " cookie " in Swiss German, this compression tec...

Mar 17 2017

A dispensation for abstaining from meat on St. Patrick's Day

Patrick's Day, which falls on a Friday this year. "There are very few days in the Church year for penitential abstinence from meat as a sacrifice", Bishop David O'Conne...