Sci-tech


HMD: Nokia 8 coming to India by Mid-October HMD: Nokia 8 coming to India by Mid-October
- August 22, 2017

Nokia 6 also has 64GB storage variant in Arte Black, but that is not coming to India. At the launch event, Florian Sieche, the acting chief executive of the Finnish company claimed that the Nokia 8 will not be shipped to major markets like the U.S. (more...)
Here's how to donate your solar eclipse glasses to children in need Here's how to donate your solar eclipse glasses to children in need
- August 22, 2017

They are setting up arrangements with corporate partners to collect the eclipse glasses. There are a couple ways to give them a second chance a life. Just be sure to check that the solar-filter isn't punctured, scratched or damaged in anyway. Instead, consider donating them to Astronomers Without Borders so people in South America and Asia can use them in 2019 when solar eclipses cross those continents. (more...)
IPhone 8 Price Story Gets Even More Complicated IPhone 8 Price Story Gets Even More Complicated
- August 22, 2017

The sensor is said to be having more advanced setting although a source close to Apple claims, there has been certain difficulties with the software and we might have to wait for the feature to enable only after the launch similar to the Portrait Mode of iPhone 7 Plus . (more...)
Limited Edition Gran Turismo Sport PlayStation 4 Announced Limited Edition Gran Turismo Sport PlayStation 4 Announced
- August 22, 2017

The new limited edition , Gran Turismo Sport includes a slim 1 Terabyte unit along with a remote control to play the game. Sony's got a new PS4 bundle heading our way and it features a specially designed Gran Turismo Sport themed Playstation 4 along with the game of the same name! Perhaps it would be fairer to say that Sony is aiming for a more "understated" approach with its limited edition 1TB Gran Turismo Sport PlayStation 4 console, which it announced today. (more...)
Microsoft and Red Hat Extend Partnership, Simplify Deploying Containers Microsoft and Red Hat Extend Partnership, Simplify Deploying Containers
- August 22, 2017

In early 2018, Red Hat will also bring its OpenShift Dedicated service - its fully-managed version of OpenShift that can now run on AWS and Google Cloud Platform - to Azure. Microsoft today announced that Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated will be available on Azure. These additions to the companies' joint roadmap will focus on simplifying container technologies to help enterprise customers increase the agility and drive digital transformation using hybrid cloud. (more...)
Monster Of The Deep: Final Fantasy XV Delayed To November Monster Of The Deep: Final Fantasy XV Delayed To November
- August 22, 2017

Further he added, "contains content from the free updates to the console versions & paid DLC originally available through the Season Pass". NVIDIA features that players will be getting on the Windows Edition will inlcude the NVIDIA Flow, HairWorks, ShadowWorks, Turf Effects, VXAO, Ansel, ShadowPlay Highlights and more. (more...)
'Splatoon 2' Gets Two New Stages, See Them in Action 'Splatoon 2' Gets Two New Stages, See Them in Action
- August 22, 2017

A new map called Lost Outpost will also join the Salmon Run stages later today following a software update. The bubbles also serve a defensive goal, as they can protect you from enemy fire. A new weapon, the Forge Splattershot Pro will arrive in time for the next Splatfest , and include the new Bubble Blower special in its arsenal. All in all, not bad for the first major update! Expect to see a lot of bubbles when fighting for flight (or invisibility). (more...)
Verizon Begins Heavily Throttling Video Verizon Begins Heavily Throttling Video
- August 22, 2017

There are three new unlimited plans to choose from on the Verizon network. "We deliver whatever the content provider gives us". We now know why Verizon Wireless was tinkering with throttling video a few weeks ago. If you're a Verizon subscriber and love to watch videos online, we have some bad news. Go Unlimited: $75/month. Video capped to 480p on smartphones, 720p on tablets. (more...)
Arms' Next Free DLC Character Is A Clown Named Lola Pop Arms' Next Free DLC Character Is A Clown Named Lola Pop
- August 22, 2017

Her stage, a sort of lollipop-themed piazza, has been teased for a few weeks now. You can get a closer look at Lola on Nintendo of Europe's YouTube channel tomorrow at 10AM BST along with tips on how best to utilise her - and defend against her. (more...)
Facebook really is losing teen users to Instagram and Snapchat Facebook really is losing teen users to Instagram and Snapchat
- August 22, 2017

This is a drop of 3.4 per cent - the first predicted fall in Facebook usage for any age group. Monthly users aged between 12 and 17 years old will go down by 2.8%, while those aged between 18 and 24 will go down 3.1%. While a slowdown among a coveted, hard-to-please teen userbase is bad news, the flipside for Facebook is that they're turning to Instagram, which Facebook owns. (more...)
Game of Thrones Season 8 to begin filming much later than usual
- August 22, 2017

If that isn't enough, we've got plenty of firsts in this episode as Jon, Jorah, Pod and Brienne (how did they get south so quickly?), Tyrion, and Ser Davos go face-to-face with Cersei in a dragonpit. The show's stars later had their personal details shared online, while HBO itself accidentally leaked last week's episode itself. I feel like for me personally, it's bothered me but I could mostly ignore it and shut my mind off for quality TV. (more...)
SNES Classic Mini Preview - Worth It or Not, Nostalgia Aside? SNES Classic Mini Preview - Worth It or Not, Nostalgia Aside?
- August 22, 2017

Nintendo of Japan has released a new video for the upcoming Japanese release of the Super NES Classic Edition, aka the Super Famicom Classic , showcasing the games that will be included in the hardware. It planned to offer pre-orders on Walmart , but that was canceled . For more on the retro console, check out our complete guide to the SNES Classic Edition . (more...)
Does $71.96 justifies Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) shares?
- August 22, 2017

Also, Director James C. Blair sold 18,450 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 4th. Rockland Trust Co increased General Mls Inc (GIS) stake by 8.34% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. 184,598 were reported by Morgan Stanley. Blackrock Grp Inc stated it has 0% in Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS). ( NASDAQ:AGNC ), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. (more...)
Microsoft to Publish PUBG on Xbox One - Release Date Reconfirmed Microsoft to Publish PUBG on Xbox One - Release Date Reconfirmed
- August 22, 2017

Microsoft will publish PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds(PUBG) for the Xbox One and will use the partnership to ensure the game launches for the console before the end of 2017. Hopefully, this means players can expect Bluehole to focus on more new content for the games full release due later this year. Exclusivity agreements are done in the hopes that they will encourage more people to buy a particular platform. (more...)
Micromax Canvas Infinity and LG Q6: Two affordable phones with Infinity display Micromax Canvas Infinity and LG Q6: Two affordable phones with Infinity display
- August 22, 2017

The Micro-USB port sits at the bottom edge as well. Despite the large screen size, the 18:9 aspect ratio makes the phone handy just like the Samsung Galaxy S8 + and LG G6 . The storage is further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot. The phone also has Super Pixel which clicks multiple pictures at the same time and combines them to give you higher resolution photos. (more...)
Ys Net Shared The First Shenmue 3 Teaser Ys Net Shared The First Shenmue 3 Teaser
- August 22, 2017

Shenmue III was officially announced during Sony's Press Conference during E3 2015, along with their kickstarter campaign with a target goal of $2 million. "We are delighted to have signed this publishing partnership and look forward to utilizing our global publishing network to maximize the potential of this highly anticipated game". (more...)
Apple releases iOS 11 beta 7 to developers Apple releases iOS 11 beta 7 to developers
- August 22, 2017

The company has been testing iOS 11 for a couple of months already. One thing that we should remember is that the beta program will target the developers mainly who are working on the app updates. The company has also shown some of the marquee features, including the drag-and-drop functionality to name a few of the iPad-centric iOS 11 highlights. (more...)
Android 8.0 Oreo goes official Android 8.0 Oreo goes official
- August 22, 2017

Additionally, making this a historical release, Oreo was unveiled in the midst of the solar eclipse. But unlike the two-pane multi-tasking mode seen in Android Nougat , picture-in-picture allows users to adjust the size of the app window and move them to any part of the screen. (more...)
Comcast Holdings ZONES (NYSE:CCZ) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
- August 22, 2017

The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 15 by Deutsche Bank. Wunderlich maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, September 16 report. Scotia Cap accumulated 184,869 shares or 0.2% of the stock. Ironbridge Cap Limited Partnership stated it has 909,450 shares or 2.81% of all its holdings. (more...)
Eye damage from eclipse can show later Eye damage from eclipse can show later
- August 22, 2017

Can you do anything after the damage happens? The phenomenon is called "eclipse blindness", experts say. Chou also said it's impossible to go completely blind from staring at the eclipse with the naked eye, though it is possible to become legally blind. (more...)
Total solar eclipse 2017: Best photos from around the US Total solar eclipse 2017: Best photos from around the US
- August 22, 2017

The eclipse first reached "totality" - the shadow cast when the sun is completely blocked by the moon - in OR at 10:15 a.m. and began spreading eastward. Always supervise children using solar filters. A partial eclipse means the sun is partially obscured. In Washington, D.C., Trump was photographed on a White House balcony squinting at the sun without protective eyewear, as an aide below shouted, "Don't look!" All across the city Monday, people stood on street corners with their eyes ... (more...)
Intense x-ray laser creates Intense x-ray laser creates "diamond rain" in the lab
- August 22, 2017

In the intermediate layers of icy giant planets, methane forms hydrocarbon (hydrogen and carbon) chains that were long predicted to respond to high pressure and temperature in deeper layers and form the diamond rain. "For this experiment, we had LCLS, the brightest X-ray source in the world", said Siegfried Glenzer, professor of photon science at SLAC and a co-author of the paper . (more...)
More than 52000 students to receive CAO offers this morning More than 52000 students to receive CAO offers this morning
- August 22, 2017

Some of the courses to see a drop in points are Biomedical Science and Civil Engineering at NUIG and International Hotel Management and Medical Science at GMIT. Previously applicants for primary teaching required a minimum 40pc, an old D3, in maths at either higher or ordinary level to meet the minimum requirement for their course. (more...)
Baby named Eclipse born on day of total eclipse Baby named Eclipse born on day of total eclipse
- August 22, 2017

Freedom Eubanks, of Spartanburg, was not due to deliver until September 3, she told ABC News . Eclipse weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long, Brown said. Her only concern: was the baby coming right away or on Tuesday? Eclipse joins big sister Grayson, 2. Greenville Memorial Hospital gifted 11 babies who were born on the day of the total solar eclipse a souvenir onesie. (more...)
Giants tackle Michael Bowie charged with domestic violence Giants tackle Michael Bowie charged with domestic violence
- August 22, 2017

New York Giants offensive lineman Michael Bowie was charged Friday with misdemeanor domestic assault and battery in Oklahoma following an alleged incident involving his girlfriend. Bowie is now subject to the National Football League personal conduct policy, regardless of the ultimate legal outcome of the charges against him. Bowie is spending his time trying to prove his innocence, but he already is far down the Giants' depth chart, and the NFL's cut-down day is on September 2, only four ... (more...)