The Pompeii house recreated in 3D and other tech news

BBC Click’s Stephen Beckett looks at some of the best of the week’s technology news, including the self-balancing motorcycle concept unveiled by BMW.Plus, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have built a 3D digital recreation of a home before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.More at BBC.com/Click and @BBCClick.

Pokemon Go to get over 100 new Pokemon and Trading system in December update Pokemon Go has certainly dropped in popularity from the last couple of months, where the game was a rage. While there are still many playing the game, it is not a topic of daily conversation. According to VentureBeat, the game is expected to get more than 100 new normal and Legendary Pokemon’s, player vs player battles, trading between players and more in the December update. There is however, no official confirmation from Niantic Labs around the December update. The speculation is based on an analysis of the game’s code done by PokeVS, a Pokemon web scanner. Along with the new Pokemon’s, the code also reveals  that the game will allow players to raise their hatchlings once they’re out of their shells. All this content speculation is yet to...

Paytm suspends POS app a day after release due to security concerns India’s Paytm has withdrawn its POS app a day after it was released amid security concerns.  Paytm released a new point-of-sale app dubbed Paytm POS to much fanfare on Wednesday, addressing the inadequate availability of POS machines in India. Founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma was expecting over 10 million downloads of Paytm POS app by the weekend.  However, the ecommerce company announced last evening it is rolling back the app, a decision it reached after talking with several stakeholders and realising its app needed to be more secure. Shortly after its release, payment network giants MasterCard and Visa had flagged privacy concerns in how Paytm POS app was handling user details.  "Based on some suggestions from the industry, we have decided to add additional certifications and features...

Here’s the secret to Starry Internet’s plan to beam the internet to your house and ... If you’re like most Americans, you have no choice when it comes it broadband: There’s a single company that serves your home, and if you don’t want to buy high-speed internet from them, you’re out of luck. Chet Kanojia says he can change that. His Starry Internet startup wants to beam high-speed broadband through the air, into your window. If he’s right, it’s a big deal, because he’ll create competition, which will mean lower prices and better service. Kanojia’s last startup, Aereo, had a big, important idea as well: It wanted to pluck TV signals out of the airwaves and sell the programming to customers over the web. The Supreme Court shut Kanojia down in 2014. But many of his former backers, and employees, have joined ...

NASA's Hurricane Microsatellite Fleet is Launching Soon NASA scientists are gearing up for the Dec. 12 launch of the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), a dedicated fleet of storm-watching microsatellites that will track hurricane evolution over Earth's oceans. Agency researchers discussed the new mission in a news conference today (Nov. 10). CYGNSS will be an octet of 64-lb. (29-kg) microsatellites, each slightly larger than a carry-on suitcase, set in Earth orbit to monitor developing hurricanes and tropical cyclones. While a single orbiting satellite could only provide updates on a given location every few days, the eight together will be able to report on developing storms every few hours as they pass overhead. The system is low-cost, coming in at $162 million to build and run.  "We're doing real science with ...

Samsung will finally explain why their phones explode November is almost over and Samsung has not told us what caused the numerous Galaxy Note 7 explosions that made the news for the better part of September and October. However, the company is expected to announce its findings by the end of the year, a new report reveals. Don’t miss: There’s a fix for your iPhone 6s’ serious battery drain, but you might not like it There were various theories looking to explain why the Galaxy Note 7’s battery overheated to the point where the phone would explode, but Samsung has not acknowledged any of them. The company started investigating the explosions soon after it was forced to issue a worldwide recall. Batteries are considered to be the ignition point, but other factors may have favored explosions. ...

Twitter replaces its product head yet again; Keith Coleman to lead the division Twitter Inc appointed Keith Coleman, founder of startup Yes Inc, as head of its product team, the third executive to lead the division in less than a year. The micro-blogging service said it has acquired Yes, the maker of apps such as Frenzy and WYD-What you doing, which allows users to connect with their friends. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Yes! Keith and team are joining Twitter to help lead and strengthen our service!,” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted on Thursday. Jeff Seibert, who was recently head of product, stepped down from in June after being in the role for about five months. Kevin Weil, who now heads Facebook Inc’s Instagram product division, was with Twitter for more than five years...

SpaceX will launch a satellite for NASA to monitor climate change in 2021 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has chosen SpaceX to launch a satellite to perform the first-ever survey of the Earth’s surface water, the agency announced on Tuesday. As part of the mission, called Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT), NASA, in collaboration with the French and Canadian space agencies, hopes to measure how Earth’s bodies of water change over time. The agency wrote that it is aiming to launch the satellite using SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket — which typically costs $62 million, according to the SpaceX website— by April 2021. The satellite will survey at least 90 percent of the Earth’s surface waters at least twice every 21 days, according to NASA. “The total cost for NASA to launch SWOT is approximately $112 million, which includes the launch service, ...