Sci-tech


Search for first stars uncovers dark matter Search for first stars uncovers dark matter
- March 02, 2018

It was morning in the universe and much colder than anyone had expected when light from the first stars began to tickle and excite their dark surroundings almost 14 billion years ago. Scientists used a refrigerator-sized radio spectrometer to conduct the study. With this single antenna, looking for a signal in one particular part of the sky would have been impossible. (more...)
Forum Energy Technologies (FET) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows
- March 02, 2018

It has underperformed by 32.90% the S&P500. Thomas Steyer decreased its stake in Huntsman Corp (HUN) by 35.42% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Td Asset Management holds 0% or 21,700 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems invested in 0.02% or 581,447 shares. Its up 0.17, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. (more...)
GitHub survived biggest DDoS attack every recorded GitHub survived biggest DDoS attack every recorded
- March 02, 2018

The top comment on the Hacker News discussion says it all: "Wow, 1.35Tbps?" In a post on its engineering blog , the developer platform said that, on February 28, GitHub .com was unavailable from 17:21 to 17:26 UTC and intermittently unavailable from 17:26 to 17:30 UTC due to the DDoS attack. (more...)
Apple wins holiday wearables market with 21% share Apple wins holiday wearables market with 21% share
- March 02, 2018

Given how long Fitbit has been in the wearables game, and also considering how insanely cheap Xiaomi's fitness trackers are, it wasn't surprising that Fitbit and Xiaomi were at the top of the wearables market. That's notably slower than the 27.3 percent growth the market saw the year prior. "The slowdown is not due to a lack of interest". "What will bear close observation is how Apple will iterate upon these and how the competition chooses to keep pace", Llamas said. (more...)
NVIDIA Game-Ready Driver Released for Final Fantasy XV, PUBG, Vermintide 2 NVIDIA Game-Ready Driver Released for Final Fantasy XV, PUBG, Vermintide 2
- March 02, 2018

As the highly anticipated March 6 release of Final Fantaasy XV Windows Edition draws closer, NVIDIA is celebrating the launch with its brand new Game Ready Driver. Last but not least, the GeForce GTX 965M cards should be running at full speed again. [NVIDIA TITAN V][G-Sync]: G-Sync displays may go blank when switching between different overclocked memory clocks multiple times. (more...)
Look Out Tesla: Jaguar I-Pace Production EV To Premiere This Week Look Out Tesla: Jaguar I-Pace Production EV To Premiere This Week
- March 02, 2018

You can see the live reveal of the new Jaguar i-Pace here on 1 March 2018 (that's this Thursday) at 6pm United Kingdom time, when we'll discover just what's on offer. All we have to do is wait three more days to find out the full details of the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace, unless of course these somehow find their way online earlier than expected. (more...)
Hot Stock for Investors: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF)
- March 02, 2018

The company has market cap of $2.27 billion. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE: CLF ) has grabbed attention from the analysts, when it saw a value increase of 1.34% or 0.1 points in the last trading session to close at $7.59. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 32,566 shares of the mining company's stock worth $225,000 after acquiring an additional 6,204 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Far Cry 5's Live-Action 'Baptism' Trailer Takes a Quick Dip Far Cry 5's Live-Action 'Baptism' Trailer Takes a Quick Dip
- March 02, 2018

A pretty dark little film that sets the mood for the doomsday cult led by Joseph Seed in Hope County. Inside Eden's Gate tells the story of three vloggers who go to Montana to unravel the mysteries surrounding a cult of religious zealots, because that makes for #goodcontent. (more...)
Xbox One Spring Update Now Available to Alpha Ring Xbox Insiders Xbox One Spring Update Now Available to Alpha Ring Xbox Insiders
- March 02, 2018

When you play Enhanced Xbox 360 games on Xbox One X , you can now choose how to experience them-with enhanced graphics or in their original form. And finally, the service can now be activated from anywhere in the Xbox One experience. The Spring Xbox One update also updates the Microsoft Edge internet browser to give it a more "modern" look. Microsoft said it "completely revamped" the architecture so that if you have a surround sound system, "audio cues from your surround sound system ... (more...)
Overwatch: Brigitte Lindholm is the Newest Playable Character Overwatch: Brigitte Lindholm is the Newest Playable Character
- March 02, 2018

If she heals someone to higher than full health, the difference is given to them in armour - showing that she has still learned some things from her father. There's never enough people willing to play support heroes, because it's fundamentally more fun to shoot other people in the head than it is to left-click on a healing stream all game. (more...)
Galaxy S9 marked the highest for display performance Galaxy S9 marked the highest for display performance
- March 02, 2018

The majority of new flagships offer improvements over their predecessor, and the same can be said for the Galaxy S9 . The Samsung Galaxy S9 alone is more than enough for many but if you are looking to further improve your Samsung Galaxy S9 experience, Samsung has a few new accessories for you. (more...)
(MSFT) Shares Bought by ProVise Management Group LLC
- March 02, 2018

It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. Asset Management Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) by 33.46% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hsbc Public Ltd Co invested in 15.31M shares. Stifel Fincl holds 0.02% in Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) or 396,286 shares. Patten invested in 23,290 shares or 1.43% of the stock. (more...)
Microsoft releases Intel's Spectre and Meltdown microcode via Update Catalog Microsoft releases Intel's Spectre and Meltdown microcode via Update Catalog
- March 02, 2018

The company has been releasing patches for 32-bit versions of Windows 10, and is still working on providing updates for other supported versions. For now, only Skylake processors are getting these firmware security updates. Microsoft had previously also released a free tool for enterprises to better assess Meltdown and Spectre update status with device-level insights. (more...)
Huawei clarified the situation with the camera in the new flagship Huawei clarified the situation with the camera in the new flagship
- March 02, 2018

From what rumours suggest, all the three smartphones under the P20 lineup, which also include the P20 Lite, will follow the latest trend and come with 18:9, almost bezel-less display. Evan Blass , a popular leakster on Twitter has shared a couple of images of the upcoming Huawei P20 Lite smartphone. On the imagining front, the smartphone is expected to pack a combination of 16-megapixel sensors on the back panel which are further expected to be coupled with some hybrid zoom capabilities. (more...)
Researchers may have detected signals from the universe's first stars Researchers may have detected signals from the universe's first stars
- March 02, 2018

A signal from the Universe's first stars, born a cosmic heartbeat after the Big Bang, has been detected for the first time, astronomers said on Wednesday (Feb 28), setting the science world aflutter. Astronomers looked at a specific wavelength. They also placed their detector in a remote region of Australia , in the hopes of being as far away from human-generated radio waves as possible. (more...)
Meteorological Department projects high temperature from March to May Meteorological Department projects high temperature from March to May
- March 02, 2018

While the average temperature in the northern states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand has been predicted to be 2.3 degrees higher than the normal temperature, quoted DC. Above normal conditions are likely over "core heatwave zone". Speaking about the weather, K.S. Hosalikar, Deputy Director General, Western Region, IMD, said: "Hot, dry winds are coming into the city from the east, and are being pushed towards this region due to a circulation over Pakistan and northwest India". (more...)
Model Breastfeeds Openly In A Historic Magazine Cover Shoot; 'What's The Shame?' Model Breastfeeds Openly In A Historic Magazine Cover Shoot; 'What's The Shame?'
- March 02, 2018

But without covering, breastfeeding in public is seen as taboo and draws criticism. The cover picture of the magazine had 27-year-old model, poet, writer Gilu Joseph breastfeeding a child. This, says MV Shreyams Kumar, Joint Managing Director of Mathrubhumi Publications, is part of a campaign to encourage women to breastfeed and remove the social stigmas attached to it. (more...)
Hangouts Chat Out of Beta and Available to G Suite Users Hangouts Chat Out of Beta and Available to G Suite Users
- March 02, 2018

The Hangouts Chat also pairs with Google's teleconferencing software Hangouts Meet which was introduced previous year. PLC, Zenefits Inc. and about a dozen other tech firms have built assistants to make their services available within Hangouts Chat . (more...)
Updating our Updating our "right to be forgotten" Transparency Report - The Keyword
- March 02, 2018

But in the European Union, where individual data privacy is more strictly enforced, citizens have what's called a " right to be forgotten ", which mandates that Google must remove certain search results upon request to wipe them from the digital record. (more...)
Amazon buys popular maker of Wi-Fi connected doorbells Amazon buys popular maker of Wi-Fi connected doorbells
- March 02, 2018

The companies did not disclose the terms of the deal . "We look forward to being a part of the Amazon team as we work toward our vision for safer neighborhoods". The company also attracted Amazon, which first invested through its "Alexa Fund", a venture capital arm that provides funding for voice technology innovation. (more...)
Asus Zenfone Max (M1) launched at MWC 2018 Asus Zenfone Max (M1) launched at MWC 2018
- March 02, 2018

With this phone, Asus has achieved an incredible screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent using a notch on the top, not many mass market smartphones have touched that number yet. It is now not known when the phones will be released in the United States or Australia, writes Tech Radar . ASUS says the dual-camera has optical image stabilization (OIS), electronic image stabilization (EIS), and it can record 4K video. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Smart TV Accidentally Listed on Official Site Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Smart TV Accidentally Listed on Official Site
- March 02, 2018

Mi India tweeted out on Thursday. Mi fans! It's time to switch to something smarter, slimmer & sleeker. It looks like Xiaomi has noticed the vast success of the Mi TV 4 and may have made a decision to introduce a new model for the Indian audience. (more...)
A Fresh Status Red Warning Has Been Issued For Leinster And Munster A Fresh Status Red Warning Has Been Issued For Leinster And Munster
- March 02, 2018

Southern and eastern coastal counties expected to receive exceptionally high accumulations. Batten down the hatches - Ireland is on status red alert. She warned that Thursday night would feature penetrating low temperatures of -4 degrees dropping lower over lying snow. Court sittings across the State have been cancelled on Thursday and Friday. (more...)
Sony Xperia XZ2's & XZ2 Compact's European Pricing Revealed Sony Xperia XZ2's & XZ2 Compact's European Pricing Revealed
- March 02, 2018

According to a report from GSMArena , the Xperia XZ2 has been spotted in inventory listings in Taiwan, Hong Kong, the USA, the United Kingdom, and Canada with 6GB of RAM. This ensures maximum compatibility as well - Sony hasn't had to come up with a new audio format and multimedia producers don't need to do anything fancy with games, apps, or other content - the software simply picks it all up and runs with it. (more...)
Recall issued for Instant Pot multicooker due to fire hazard Recall issued for Instant Pot multicooker due to fire hazard
- March 02, 2018

Affected units have a batchcode of 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734 or 1746 printed on the rating label under the product. This comes after reports from Instant Pot users last month who said they were having the same problem that the recall mentions. (more...)