Sci-tech


The moon may have formed in a vaporised, doughnut-shaped Earth The moon may have formed in a vaporised, doughnut-shaped Earth
- March 02, 2018

The body that was left after the impact was the Earth . The paper on synestias - the first of two papers - was published in Wiley (AGU Publications) for the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets . "Two of the most significant "Eureka" moments were that the realization that impacts were creating a very different type of planetary structure, synestias, and that the synestia was so large that the Moon would be forming inside the vapor of the synestia", Lock told ZME Science. (more...)
Bus-sized asteroid to zoom past Earth on Friday Bus-sized asteroid to zoom past Earth on Friday
- March 02, 2018

Moreover, a live webcast has been organized to take a look at the tiny source of light as it flashes across the night sky. 2018 DV1 is an "Aten", which just describes how large an axis of the asteroid's orbit is relative to Earth's. The Virtual Telescope Project will organize a webcast in which it will convey the event. You can watch the webcast live hereFriday, beginning at 12:30 a.m. (more...)
Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:FIT)
- March 02, 2018

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on FIT. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, August 3 report. Also, Director Jon Callaghan sold 15,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. As per Zacks simplified descending rating scale the ABR rank is displayed in the range of 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. (more...)
BSNL Holi Dhamaka offer BSNL Holi Dhamaka offer
- March 02, 2018

There is one thing that lacks in the BSNL 399 postpaid plan and that is the SMS benefits. the plan does not offer any free SMS benefits. The company's " Holi Dhamaka " plan of Rs 399 offers unlimited calling (local and STD) to any network with free roaming and a total of 30GB data. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) is PARUS FINANCE UK Ltd's 7th Largest Position
- March 02, 2018

Gardner Lewis Asset Management LP who had been investing in 2U Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.25 billion market cap company. Colony Gp Limited Liability reported 1,600 shares. Skylands Capital Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.84% in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Adobe Systems Incorporated stock waking on thin line between bulls and bears tracks and with several factors it's pulling towards optimistic side to some extend but some take to pessimistic side. (more...)
Alien Life Possibly Producing Methane In Saturn Moon Enceladus Alien Life Possibly Producing Methane In Saturn Moon Enceladus
- March 02, 2018

In another research, analysts subjected natural microscopic organisms to the sort of conditions found on Enceladus and saw that the organisms could live, as well as reproduce. "No one will be able to tell if these conditions are really occurring on Enceladus ". They convert carbon dioxide and hydrogen into methane. They put these organisms in 120-milliliter bottles with different compounds and gases. (more...)
Guns Would Have Prevented Holocaust, GOP Congressman Claims Guns Would Have Prevented Holocaust, GOP Congressman Claims
- March 02, 2018

Donald Young said during a debate on gun control last week that Jews were murdered in the Holocaust because they were unarmed. The Republican has faced criticism from the Democratic Party both here in Alaska, and nationwide. "Through a combination of removing guns and disseminating deceitful propaganda, the Nazis were able to carry out their evil intentions with relatively little resistance". (more...)
The CFTC Allows Employees to Trade in Cryptocurrencies The CFTC Allows Employees to Trade in Cryptocurrencies
- March 02, 2018

It was in 2014 that they declared that cryptocurrencies are a commodity that is subject to their oversight. While members of the agency can now invest in cryptocurrencies, they are still prohibited from crypto futures or margin trading, and from using insider information gleaned through their jobs, the news source says. (more...)
Carpetright shares dive following profit warning Carpetright shares dive following profit warning
- March 02, 2018

The specialist carpet and floor coverings chain admitted it now expected to report a "small" loss for the year to 28 April because United Kingdom like-for-like sales, while improving, remained negative and below expectations. Its latest profit warning comes in a dark week for retail after Toys R Us UK and Maplin both fell into administration yesterday, plunging around 5500 jobs into uncertainty. (more...)
Three Return To Earth After Six-Month Mission On ISS Three Return To Earth After Six-Month Mission On ISS
- March 02, 2018

Despite snow and temperatures below freezing, recovery teams got to where they needed to be. Vande Hei, Acaba and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos landed at 9:31 p.m. They'd lived on the space station since September. Acaba on Sunday tweeted a photo of his hands framing the Earth as viewed from the ISS's famous "Cupola" observation module. (more...)
Nokia 8810 First Look at MWC 2018 Nokia 8810 First Look at MWC 2018
- March 02, 2018

The first smartphone is the new Nokia 1 . If you are a big fan of Nokia , the new phones will soon be released in the market. The 2018 version of the Nokia 6 seems to have fixed the most glaring issue of an underpowered 400-series Snapdragon SoC from Qualcomm to replace it with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 630 SoC. (more...)
Disney to invest $2.4B in Disneyland Paris Disney to invest $2.4B in Disneyland Paris
- March 02, 2018

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) has risen 9.26% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Lathrop Investment Management Corp lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 0.4% during the 4th quarter. (more...)
Valeant reports fourth-quarter profit, revenue down from year ago Valeant reports fourth-quarter profit, revenue down from year ago
- March 02, 2018

It's even better if the EPS growth rate has been accelerating in recent quarters and years. A high P/E suggests that investors are expecting higher earnings growth in the future compared to companies with a lower P/E. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.is a part of Healthcare sector and belongs to Drug Delivery industry. Inc. lifted its position in shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl by 23.9% in the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Korean athletes to participate in South Paralympics Korean athletes to participate in South Paralympics
- March 01, 2018

At last month's inter-Korean talks, the North said it would send a 150-member delegation made up of athletes, musicians and cheerleaders to the Paralympics . Alpine skier Momoka Muraoka, who will be flag-bearer in the opening ceremony, received the delegation flag from Japanese Paralympic Committee President Mitsunori Torihara and five-time Paralympian Kuniko Obinata, who will lead the delegation to Pyeongchang. (more...)
400GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC, the World's Fastest UHS-I microSD Card 400GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC, the World's Fastest UHS-I microSD Card
- March 01, 2018

According to Sandisk , the massive read and write speed is essential to record videos at 8K resolution. SanDisk has unveiled a 400GB microSDXC card, giving mobile users a new external storage option for greatly expanding their device's internal storage capacity. (more...)
The Weinstein Company plans to file for bankruptcy The Weinstein Company plans to file for bankruptcy
- March 01, 2018

The company has been in trouble since October, when the New York Times published a story detailing allegations of decades of sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein . The board concluded it had "no choice" but to go the route of bankruptcy following the unsatisfactory negotiations. There has been no immediate public comment from Contreras-Sweet. (more...)
Airtel's Rs 995 prepaid plan offers unlimited calls, 180GB data Airtel's Rs 995 prepaid plan offers unlimited calls, 180GB data
- March 01, 2018

If compared to Airtel's other long-term benefit plan, the Rs 995 plan counters the Rs 999 prepaid plan. The new long-term Airtel plan comes with a validity of 180 days and offers unlimited calls (Local, STD & National Roaming) and messages. (more...)
Andaz Apna Apna Director Rajkumar Santoshi Admitted To Hospital! Andaz Apna Apna Director Rajkumar Santoshi Admitted To Hospital!
- March 01, 2018

Rajkumar Santoshi is known for directing some of the blockbuster films like Andaz Apna Apna , Ghatak , Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani, Phata Poster Nikla Hero and more. Director Santoshi started his career as an assistant director and worked with Govind Nihalani during the filming of " Ardh Satya " in 1982. Known as one of the most versatile directors in the Indian film industry, the filmmaker has directed films in nearly all genres except Sci-fi. (more...)
A Robotic Virtual Assistant Is Heading to the ISS A Robotic Virtual Assistant Is Heading to the ISS
- March 01, 2018

Talking intelligent drones that accompany astronauts on space missions are no longer the stuff of science fiction. IBM Corp.'s Watson is heading to space, specifically the International Space Station , in the form of an 11-pound, artificially intelligent smiling orb. (more...)
Stabenow, Peters introduce Rrsolution to reinstate Net Neutrality Stabenow, Peters introduce Rrsolution to reinstate Net Neutrality
- March 01, 2018

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has said often he is confident the order will be upheld. Governors from Montana, New York , New Jersey , Hawaii, and Vermont, for example, have issued executive orders that condition Internet Service Provider (ISP) contracts with state agencies on adherence to net neutrality principles. (more...)
Holi 2018: 5 tips for kid-friendly and safe Holi Holi 2018: 5 tips for kid-friendly and safe Holi
- March 01, 2018

The vibrant colours (and for some, even the bhang - secretly mixed in a glass of Thandai - caught you, didn't we?), spraying everyone with that coloured water has its own satisfaction. This will ensure that the skin doesn't become dry and vulnerable to harsh colours. The Holi fervor is incomplete without colours, but these colours are made from harmful chemicals like lead, glass pieces and other alkaline materials. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski Will Play For Patriots In 2018 Rob Gronkowski Will Play For Patriots In 2018
- March 01, 2018

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport said that after taking several weeks to ponder retirement and consider a career in professional wrestling or acting, Gronkowski has made a decision to play football again. I'd expect that to continue. Although it's early in the offseason and players are still taking time off, the Providence Journal was told that Gronkowski has continued to do his routine work like he would any normal offseason. (more...)
Only three or four smartphone makers will survive: Huawei CEO Only three or four smartphone makers will survive: Huawei CEO
- March 01, 2018

The laptop also features a powerful sound system, with four speakers and the Dolby Atmos Sound System technology. HUAWEI Histen technology provides immersive 3D audio and fully supports Hi-Res audio for exceptional sound quality. Huawei says there will be three configurations on offer. Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Asia, the Americas and Europe, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for future 5G networks, despite USA ... (more...)
Players Discover Hidden Message in Metal Gear Survive, 'KJP FOREVER' Players Discover Hidden Message in Metal Gear Survive, 'KJP FOREVER'
- March 01, 2018

While there have been Metal Gear games without Kojima's involvement before, Survive marks a noteworthy point for a series that, in many people's minds, should have ended with Kojima's leaving. Did this individual feel that they went AWOL from the original Metal Gear vision? In addition to the hidden message, the final two names on the list are "Bastard Yota" and "Cunning Yuji", two soldiers who share names with Yota Tsutsumizaki and Yuji Kaine, two of the lead designers on " Metal ... (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. Is Investors' Favorite Game Stock
- March 01, 2018

It has underperformed by 31.46% the S&P500. Everence Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Activision Blizzard Ord ( ATVI ) by 33.61% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 129,562 shares in the company, valued at $9,053,792.56. Partner Inv Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 1.58% stake. (more...)