Not only humans are welcoming New Year’s eve, our mother nature too is celebrating the New Year and welcoming 2016. Do you gain interest in watching planets and stars? If yes, then 2016 Year is bringing something special for them. It has been reported that hundreds of meteors will dance across the night sky on the New Year ’s Eve. Early mornings will offer a view of Earth's five closest neighbors, appearing as tiny lights in the predawn darkness in the month of February.
Some Facebook users received congratulations for 46 years of friendship on the social network due to a technical error caused by software. The error was caused by a bug caused due to Unix Time, or Epoch time that calculates the number of seconds that have passed since January 1, 1970.
The message displayed on certain profiles congratulated user for befriending each other 46 years ago. While confirming the technical glitch, Facebook spokesperson Chelsea Kohler said, “We’ve identified this bug and the team’s fixing it now so everyone can ring in 2016 feeling young again.”
Lovers of Final Fantasy video game will be able to play ninth part of the game on the PC, iOS, and Android at some point in 2016. One more exciting thing is that the game’s official website will have an English translation.
The company has particularly specified that the game is coming to both iOS and Android platforms, which would be a pleasing factor for fans, who are still waiting for an Android release of Final Fantasy VII.
As it was said for the Final Fantasy VII, Square has been promising exciting updates for the ninth edition.
There is a rise in demand for electric vehicles like Tesla’s Model S, but not at the pace as it has been expected. In December 2015, Navigant Research has projected that the number of plug-in cars will increased from around 120,000 in 2015, including more than 300 Tesla Model S, to 950,000 in 2024.
In fact, President Barack Obama said in 2011 that the US would become the first nation in the world to have one million electric vehicles on the road and it would happen by 2015. But two years later, the Department of Energy gave up that goal.
Qualcomm plans to release with a new device that aims to make drones smarter and cost-effective. Qualcomm has designed a special drone version of its Snapdragon system on a chip. The new chipset aimed at drones will have a heavy use of the GPU to carry out computer vision tasks.
Qualcomm has also come up with an information video that might be showing at the 2016 Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas. The key features of the device include an optical flow camera, visual inertial odometery, motion planning, obstacle mapping and many more interesting features.
Since after the successful landing of the Falcon 9 rocket, CEO of the company, Elon Musk, recently announced that Space X Falcon 9 rocket is ready to launch again. Last month, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket travelled all the way to outer space and made its way back to Earth and landed successfully on Cape Canaveral. Just before the beginning of the New Year, Elon Musk posted the pic on the social website showing Falcon 9 rocket hanging on its hanger with a caption: ‘no damaget found…ready to fire again’.
The famous social networking site Facebook is now telling its users that they have been friends for 46 years. Don’t worry, you’re not living out a 13 Going on 30 scenario, you are just celebrating your 46 years of friendship with Facebook because of a glitch.
At first, it was thought that the issue was experienced by really old accounts. Due to the glitch the largest social network has sent out messages congratulating users for 46 years of friendship with people in their list.
The retail giant Amazon declared previous year’s holiday shopping season as record-breaking. Every additional spending of $1made by Americans on a particular item online last year helped Amazon capture around 51 cents.
Ben Schachter, a retail analyst at Macquarie, said that out of the expected $94 billion retail sales previous year, Amazon alone claimed for around $22 billion, or almost a quarter. This holiday shopping season also served to solidify the notion that the Internet is increasing Jeff Bezos’ world and the rest of us are just shopping in it.
NASA has reported that Comet Catalina has visited the inner part of our solar system for the first time and will be visible in the sky before the dawn of January 1, 2016. The comet is officially known as C/2013 US10 and after its short visibility in sky, it will permanently return to the outer space. The comet was named after the Catalina Sky Survey at the University of Arizona in Tucson. The survey was funded by NASA and the comet was detected on October 31st, 2013.
Now, even kids can make an American Girl Coca-Cola machine for their American Girl Doll. The instructions about how to create the machine can be found on the AmericanGirlIdeas.com website, featuring an online kit containing ‘Coke Machine Printables’.
The kit on it has a large ‘Drink Coca-Cola’ logo and a Coke-branded bottle opener. Coke which has been criticized in past for marketing to children, has said that by doing this it has adhered to a 50-year-old policy.
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