Sci-tech


Jaguar confirms launch of all-electric XJ Jaguar confirms launch of all-electric XJ
- January 26, 2018

CAR GIANT Jaguar Land Rover is to cut production at its Halewood plant amid slowing demand caused by Brexit uncertainty and consumer concern over the future of diesel vehicles . Earlier this month the new owner of Vauxhall, PSA Peugeot Citreon, said it was to slash 250 more jobs at the Ellesmere Port factory which makes the Astra. (more...)
N. Korea plans military event on eve of Winter Olympic Games N. Korea plans military event on eve of Winter Olympic Games
- January 26, 2018

This was followed by a diplomatic breakthrough where, on 2nd January, South Korea invited North Korea to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics . military exercises are gearing up specifically for such a strike. Instead, they believe he may have crossed the inter-Korean border after causing a traffic accident while driving drunk and while fearing repercussions for his actions. (more...)
Ocean plastic waste is making coral reefs vulnerable to disease Ocean plastic waste is making coral reefs vulnerable to disease
- January 26, 2018

Lamb said scientists are still trying to figure out why plastics are so unsafe for coral, which are living organisms that cover about 0.2 percent of the ocean floor - but provide crucial habitat for almost a million species of young fish. Plastic in the ocean is killing corals by drastically increasing their risk of becoming diseased, scientists have shown for the first time. "We found that the chance of disease increased from 4% to 89% when corals are in contact with plastic", said Dr Lamb. (more...)
This is Your Last Chance to Save 20% on 'Monster Hunter This is Your Last Chance to Save 20% on 'Monster Hunter
- January 26, 2018

Since Horizon Zero Dawn is exclusive to the PS4, don't expect to see this content on the Xbox One or PC. First of all, you should try downloading the game regularly. "Battle enormous monsters in epic locales". This new update will also add the infamous Monster Hunter pet pig, which has been featured in every game in the series. (more...)
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) - Worth Watching Stock Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) - Worth Watching Stock
- January 26, 2018

It closed at $169.43 lastly. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500. Caterpillar, Inc . engages in the manufacture of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. (more...)
Dead Cells Coming To Switch In 2018 Dead Cells Coming To Switch In 2018
- January 26, 2018

Due to the nature of the game and its replayability, Dead Cells is one of those games that definitely feels like it gives you your monies worth. For those unaware, Dead Cells is a Roguevania action-platformer, allowing players to explore an ever-changing castle and fight your way through the game. (more...)
Reddit adds two-factor authentication for all users Reddit adds two-factor authentication for all users
- January 26, 2018

If users lose their phone or the Reddit app has a case of the tech hiccups, Reddit will supply each user with 10 one-off codes to allow them to authenticate their accounts securely. If you think you have an unbreakable password then you may continue to make its solo use. Two-factor authentication is supported across desktop, mobile, and third-party applications, and requires an authenticator app such as Google Authenticator or Authy to work. (more...)
Google Chrome can permanently mute websites Google Chrome can permanently mute websites
- January 26, 2018

The browser now lets users mute auto-playing videos, block auto-playing content in individual sites or stop auto-playing content from their web browsing experience entirely. Google announced that the update "will roll out over the coming days/weeks ". Google Chrome now has a "Mute Tab" option, but that only quiets down videos on one tab. (more...)
Microsoft Confirms Xbox Live Games With Gold For February 2018 Microsoft Confirms Xbox Live Games With Gold For February 2018
- January 26, 2018

To leave no room for doubt, Major Nelson added the following: "In other words: the Xbox One Exclusives will be a permanent part of game pass moving forward". As you'd expect, both Xbox 360 titles are playable on Xbox One via backwards compatibility . Wow, there's been a lot of Xbox news this week. The first title to benefit from it will be Sea of Thieves , which will debut on March 20, 2018. (more...)
NASA astronaut in ISS conducts first spacewalk of year NASA astronaut in ISS conducts first spacewalk of year
- January 26, 2018

As per the law, before finalizing any budget related proposals from the administration, it will first go under the Congress verification and approval of the budget. Two NASA astronauts have successfully conducted the first spacewalk of the year, replacing a degraded robotic "hand" outside the International Space Station (ISS). (more...)
Super Blue Blood Moon - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX Super Blue Blood Moon - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX
- January 25, 2018

The moon's orbit has a window called perigee every year where it is much closer to the Earth than usual. Mercury can still be seen low in the sky, but continues to sink toward the sunrise, making it more hard to make out. Unless you happen to be talking about the phrase in your older-model auto late at night and look up at the moon through the sun filter that stretches across the top windshield, which makes it coincidentally appear very blue. (more...)
Facebook promotes two-question survey to gauge user's trust Facebook promotes two-question survey to gauge user's trust
- January 25, 2018

We know how important it is to you, our Facebook fans, to stay connected with us for breaking news, StormTracker weather, Facebook live reports from your local community and sports. In recent weeks, Facebook announced changes to its News Feed tool that will reduce the number of news articles readers see on the platform. The "real news" of the News Feed will probably shrink from the current 5 percent of the content to about 4 percent. (more...)
Who is Virginia Woolf? today's Google Doodle Who is Virginia Woolf? today's Google Doodle
- January 25, 2018

In 1912, she married Leonard and also became part of an influential group of writers known as the Bloomsbury Group , quite known in London in the early 20th century. These are one of the many theories that she illustrated in her arguably most popular work of non-fiction, A Room of One's Own , which we will come to later. (more...)
Hyundai teases the arrival of the all-new Santa Fe SUV Hyundai teases the arrival of the all-new Santa Fe SUV
- January 25, 2018

Expect the Indian debut of the new Santa Fe once the SUV goes on sale in worldwide markets. At any rate we'll know within a few weeks as Hyundai prepares to unveil its fourth generation of Santa Fe officially. There's no word on engines for the new vehicle yet - the outgoing auto received some criticism for only being available with a single 2.2-litre diesel engine, and it could be that the new Santa Fe will broaden the lineup with some petrol or even hybrid options. (more...)
Miitohno! Nintendo will shut down Miitomo in May Miitohno! Nintendo will shut down Miitomo in May
- January 25, 2018

You can check if you have unused Miitomo coins by heading to the menu and then selecting "Others" and then "Customer Support" and then " Miitomo Coins unused balances". but after an initial flurry of downloads, everyone stopped playing. However, if you want to keep hold of your Mii character, you'll be able to transfer it to your Nintendo Account. (more...)
PUBG Lobby Weapons Removed in Latest Update, Should Help Boost Performance PUBG Lobby Weapons Removed in Latest Update, Should Help Boost Performance
- January 25, 2018

Players will also spawn in multiple areas, too, instead of all in one condensed spot. While the game's singular pre-match starting area and the wanton chaos it brings has been a staple of PUBG since its release, if you're a regular PUBG player then having to listen to the sound of so many weapons being fired simultaneously can be a headache. (more...)
Monster Hunter Themed Costumes Coming To Street Fighter 5 Monster Hunter Themed Costumes Coming To Street Fighter 5
- January 25, 2018

The multiplayer component of Monster Hunter World is one of its big draws, and taking down massive monsters in split-screen co-op would be a blast. Be sure to check out our review. Monster Hunter World is a vast action RPG that just doesn't translate well to drop-in local split-screen co-op. This NPC allows you to create your own squad, where you'll be able to invite other players to join. (more...)
Sky unveils Now TV stick and standalone no-contract broadband Sky unveils Now TV stick and standalone no-contract broadband
- January 25, 2018

Well, I drew the short straw and it's my job to help you find out. Sky's Now TV streaming service has announced a new device: A new streaming stick that will set you back just £14.99. The announcement came alongside other news from Now TV, including the rollout of downloads, the option to stream in Full HD, and new broadband packages. (more...)
Ranveer Singh's Heart-Warming Thank You Note For Padmaavat
- January 25, 2018

The huge expectations and vast hype surrounding the film's release is a testament to how the country has eagerly been waiting to witness the period drama. Also, other actors Raza Murad, Jim Sarbh, Aditi Rao Hydari, and Anupriya Goenka will be seen in key roles of the film. Padmaavat (Padmavati) 1st Day Collection Total Worldwide Business Box Office Income Report: Witnessing a good occupancy in the cinema halls, newly released Bollywood movie " Padmaavat " received good response from the ... (more...)
LeBron James Hits Milestone But Cavs' Woes Continue LeBron James Hits Milestone But Cavs' Woes Continue
- January 25, 2018

The defensive issues were never more apparent than when the Cavaliers allowed 148 points in Saturday's loss to the Thunder, but they have given up triple digits in 10 of their last 11 games. James enters the matchup with the Spurs needing seven points to become the seventh player in league history with 30,000. The post came after the report of a meltdown between teammates, and he was was announced as a reserve for the all-star game. (more...)
Kim can use nukes as 'coercive' tool: Central Intelligence Agency Kim can use nukes as 'coercive' tool: Central Intelligence Agency
- January 25, 2018

He added that US intelligence fears Kim would aggressively use nuclear weapons as a tool to conquer the entire Korean Peninsula. Tensions escalated sharply between Pyongyang and Washington during 2017, with Kim's regime successfully launching numerous intercontinental ballistic missiles and its sixth nuclear bomb. (more...)
The Hype Behind Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Enerplus Corporation (ERF) The Hype Behind Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Enerplus Corporation (ERF)
- January 25, 2018

It has outperformed by 2.10% the S&P500. Appleton Prtn Ma invested in 3.76% or 144,896 shares. With 593,300 avg volume, 5 days are for Puma Biotechnology Incorporated (NASDAQ:PBYI)'s short sellers to cover PBYI's short positions. 7,998 are held by Natl Asset Management Inc. It improved, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. Dana owns 8,717 shares or 0.39% of their U.S. (more...)
Westbrook Selected, George Snubbed In All-Star Reserve Selections Westbrook Selected, George Snubbed In All-Star Reserve Selections
- January 25, 2018

His second remark could well be aimed at Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard who has often hit out publicly about being snubbed for the All-Star game in recent years and has found himself back in this time around. Oklahoma City rallied with stellar 3-point shooting in the fourth quarter, going 5 of 8 after making only 2 of 17 attempts from behind the arc. Dinwiddie tried to respond, but his desperation, step-back prayer of a 25-footer as time expired went unanswered, dropping the ... (more...)
Tesla CEO will only be paid if firm meets goals Tesla CEO will only be paid if firm meets goals
- January 25, 2018

Alan Johnson, an executive pay consultant based in NY, also said the plan's design - and Musk's continued involvement - could be a message to those concerned the electric vehicle maker has set "audacious" production goals it doesn't meet. Musk's maximum stock option award would boost his net worth - even before factoring in his ownership in his other company SpaceX - above that of Bezos. (more...)
China Breaks a Cloning Barrier: Primates China Breaks a Cloning Barrier: Primates
- January 25, 2018

In Tetra's case, scientists split the embryos, much like what happens naturally when identical twins develop. (The United States, however, is backing away from the use of primates in medical research.) The genes of cloned monkeys could be manipulated before the process begins, yielding animals that have edited genes in every cell of their bodies, the researchers suggested. (more...)