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AI Created a Detailed 3D Map of Stars, Galaxies, and Quasars

Pan-STARRS telescope in Hawai’i

Pan-STARRS telescope in Hawai’i
Image: University of Hawai’i

A team of astronomers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Institute for Astronomy (IfA) has produced the most comprehensive astronomical imaging catalog of stars, galaxies, and quasars ever created with help from an artificially intelligent neural network.

The group of astronomers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Institute for Astronomy (IfA) released a catalog containing 3 billion celestial objects in 2016, including stars, galaxies, and quasars (the active cores of supermassive black holes). Needless to say, the parsing of this extensive database—packed with 2 petabytes of data—was a task unfit for puny humans, and even grad students. A major goal coming out of the 2016 catalog release was to better characterize these distant specks of light, and to also map the arrangement of galaxies in all three dimensions. The Pan-STARRS team can now check these items off their

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iPhone 12 lineup’s pricing and release dates detailed in new leak

A new leak has provided extensive details about what Apple could announce at its October 13th event. In line with previous rumors, the leaker Kang predicts we’ll see Apple announce four new iPhone models at its event, but says we’ll also see a new HomePod mini smart speaker. They also provide a host of extra details and release information for the iPhone 12 lineup. According to AppleTrack, Kang has a reliable track record, and accurately predicted several of Apple’s WWDC and September event announcements this year.



a close up of electronics: Last year’s iPhone 11 lineup.


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Last year’s iPhone 11 lineup.

Kang says Apple will announce four new iPhones next week: an iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. All four will reportedly feature 5G support, including mmWave in the US. The Super Retina XDR display which was previously exclusive to the iPhone 11’s

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Check Detailed Analysis of GS Paper I (Science and Technology Section)

UPSC: The UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 Exam was held on 4 October. The science section in the UPSC CSE Prelims 2020 GS Paper I was dominated with Science and Technology and many questions were asked from current affairs including Blockchain Technology, Nanotubes, Artificial intelligence, etc. Let us have a look at the detailed analysis of Science and Technology questions.

1. With reference to carbon nanotubes, consider the following statements:

1. They can be used as carriers of drugs and antigens in the human body.
2. They can be made into artificial blood capillaries for an injured part of the human body.
3. They can be used in biochemical sensors.
4. Carbon nanotubes are biodegradable.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2, 3, and 4 only
(c) 1, 3, and 4 only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Ans. (d)
Explanation: Carbon

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Smartphone Tracking Data And Artificial Intelligence Turn People’s Movements Into Detailed Insights And Profits

Not all businesses experienced a setback due to COVID-19. Cosmose AI, a company that uses machine learning to predict who will go shopping as well as when and where, plus measures the effectiveness of online ads to online and in-person store visits, expanded during the pandemic. Valued at $100 million after a Series A investment round by Tiga Investments, OTB Ventures, and TDJ Pitango, many retailers turned to the insights provided by Cosmose AI’s artificial intelligence-powered service to figure out how to best operate during the pandemic and prepare for a new future.

Insights for Retailers from Cosmose AI’s AI-Powered Platform

Founded in 2014, Cosmose AI gathers anonymized mobile phone data including user IDs, location info, and more from more than 1 billion smartphones, more than 400,000 apps, 360,000 stores and then

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Borderlands 3 Coming To PS5 And Xbox Series X, Future Content Detailed During PAX Online

During its PAX Online Digital Showcase, Gearbox detailed the new features coming to Borderlands 3, including confirmation that it will launch on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S/Series X with cross-progression and cross-save support. No release date has been provided.

Gearbox announced that Borderlands 3 players on either PlayStation 4 or Xbox One will receive a free next-gen upgrade for their respective console. Additionally, Borderlands 3 on next gen will let you carry over the content you’ve purchased and the progress you’ve made from the current generation. It’s unclear whether this upgrade path is relegated to those with the digital or physical edition of the game.

Borderlands 3 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X will run at 4K and 60 frames per second, the studio confirmed. Further, two highly requested features–four-player local co-op and vertical split-screen–will be available to all players for free. Vertical split-screen will also be added

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Sonos wireless headphones detailed in patent

Sonos headphones patent

An image of Sonos’ headphones from a new patent.


Screenshot by Corinne Reichert/CNET

Sonos’ long-rumored wireless headphones have just been awarded a new patent in the US. The headphones would use Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, according to the Aug. 25 patent, spotted earlier Monday by Protocol. 

Sonos dominates the high-end wireless speaker market, but this could extend its influence to mobile use.

The headphones, according to patent, would include two speaker drivers in each side, a processor, microphone, voice assistant activator control, volume slider, play control slider and play-pause control. You’d be able to train your voice assistant and choose a wake word.

They’ll also have phone call control and proximity sensors along the volume sliders and directional slider.”

“As a company founded in innovation, we’re always working on different ideas

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