Sci-tech


Levi's Introduces Laser-Made Jeans Levi's Introduces Laser-Made Jeans
- March 06, 2018

This project is being called Project FLX (Future-Led Execution) by the firm. Liz O'Neill, Levi Strauss & Co.'s chief supply chain officer, says the company is scaling the model across its entire denim supply chain. The process now takes months and will be cut to weeks or days with the new process. Levi's also anticipates a significant reduction in the total number of chemical formulations used in its finishing process, from a few thousand now down to just a couple dozen. (more...)
God of War PS4 Pro Bundle Officially Announced God of War PS4 Pro Bundle Officially Announced
- March 06, 2018

This limited edition bundle will be available across the US and Canada for $399.99 USD (MSRP) / $499.99 CAD (MSRP). Sony has announced a new PlayStation 4 Pro bundle for North America and Europe. "When we designed Kratos' new Leviathan Axe, we knew it would have far more meaning not only to the game, but to our fans". We spent a painstaking amount of time to ensure this PS4 Pro was special, for the special fans who will cherish it. (more...)
ITALY Election: Voters cast ballots in unpredictable contest ITALY Election: Voters cast ballots in unpredictable contest
- March 06, 2018

The election is a political sea change for Italy, with voters shunning the parties that have governed the country in recent years, including the center-left Democratic Party (PD) and Silvio Berlusconi's center-right Forza Italia (Go Italy!). (more...)
Monster Hunter World is Capcom's best selling game since ever
- March 06, 2018

Adam Boyes, the studio's CEO, expressed on Twitter his willingness to help Capcom in porting the game into the Switch. At the moment, Monster Hunter: World is just available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with a PC release to arrive at a later date. (more...)
Laser tech lets self-driving cars see around the corner Laser tech lets self-driving cars see around the corner
- March 06, 2018

The system could also be used to see through foliage from aerial vehicles or to give rescue teams the ability to find people blocked from view by walls and rubble. The algorithm is so efficient it does its job in less than a second and can be run on a regular laptop. As early as December 2015, a group at Heriot-Watt University, Scotland placed laser devices inside cameras to make them see and record moving objects around corners and through walls. (more...)
Google Maps adds Disney theme parks to Street View Google Maps adds Disney theme parks to Street View
- March 06, 2018

It's might not be quite the same as seeing everything in person, but it could prove useful for those planning their next Disney vacation. There is certainly a lot to see and do at Disney parks, so being able to check some things out ahead of time can help you decide which parts of the parks you definitely want to see. (more...)
New 2018 Suzuki Gixxer and Gixxer SF Launched In India New 2018 Suzuki Gixxer and Gixxer SF Launched In India
- March 06, 2018

The braking duties are carried out by disc brakes at the front as well as at the rear, while the Gixxer SF also comes with single-channel ABS. On the Gixxer, this engine use a carburetor while on the Gixxer SF, it's available with carburetor and fuel injection options. (more...)
Stock Trending Alert - Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)
- March 06, 2018

Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Discovery Communications from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Barrington Research reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $30.00 target price on shares of Discovery Communications in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. (more...)
Out-of-control Chinese space station to crash-land on Earth within weeks Out-of-control Chinese space station to crash-land on Earth within weeks
- March 06, 2018

The constantly changing "weather" in space makes it hard to predict when the space station would crash-land on Earth. Where will Tiangong-1 crash on Earth? Although China's Tiangong-1 had successful obeyed the commands of the ground control and release its thrust at intervals to stay perfectly on its course, the space agency alerted that it has lost control over the module. (more...)
European Union considers 25% tariffs on United States steel, T-shirts, jeans European Union considers 25% tariffs on United States steel, T-shirts, jeans
- March 06, 2018

The list of USA goods on which the European Union intends to apply its own 25 percent tariff sends a political message to Washington about the potential domestic economic costs of making good on the president's threat. He said "The European Union should provide a resolute response to the United States import tariffs that put thousands of jobs in Europe at risk". More than half of the vehicles made in the United States by German carmakers are exported, the VDA added, supporting the USA ... (more...)
Tesla (TSLA) Upgraded to "Hold" by BidaskClub
- March 06, 2018

Liberum Capital has "Buy" rating and GBX 145 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 3 by Piper Jaffray. On Tuesday, May 30 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". Raymond James & Assocs stated it has 185,904 shares. (NASDAQ:TSLA). Gofen & Glossberg Limited Liability Company Il holds 0.01% or 912 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
AMD releases GPU drivers optimized for Vermintide 2 and Final Fantasy 15 AMD releases GPU drivers optimized for Vermintide 2 and Final Fantasy 15
- March 06, 2018

The latest AMD Radeon Driver release (Adrenaline Edition 18.3.1) is available now, bringing optimizations for Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition ( due to launch today ) and Warhammer Vermintide 2 ( launching on Thursday , though the pre-order beta is already available). (more...)
Aston Martin Lagonda Vision Concept Previews Ultra-Luxury Sedan Aston Martin Lagonda Vision Concept Previews Ultra-Luxury Sedan
- March 06, 2018

No technical details were released on the Lagonda Vision, which is primarily a design exercise on the direction these future vehicles may take. Hold up. And because the majority of the car's structural strength comes through its floor, it has been possible to use openings in the body far larger than what's possible in conventional cars. (more...)
RUMOUR: GTA 6 Goes Back To Vice City, Releases in 2022 RUMOUR: GTA 6 Goes Back To Vice City, Releases in 2022
- March 06, 2018

But that's just speculation on top of a rumour, of course. We have no evidence of this, except for the frankly ludicrous amount of money that Grand Theft Auto Online brings in for Take-Two and Rockstar. As for a female lead, there have always been calls for Rockstar to make this move. Incredibly, Grand Theft Auto V first arrived on last-gen consoles back in 2013, yet it continues to sell well and is played by millions, thanks mostly to its online mode. (more...)
BMW previews next range-topper with M8 Gran Coupe Concept BMW previews next range-topper with M8 Gran Coupe Concept
- March 06, 2018

The Concept M8 Gran Coupe follows the Concept 8-Series Coupe unveiled at last year's Villa D'Este Concorso D'Eleganza in Como, Italy and the unleashing of a disguised M8 Coupe prototype during a promotional event at the 2017 Nurburgring 24 hour endurance race in Germany. (more...)
Geneva: Range Rover SV Coupe is here Geneva: Range Rover SV Coupe is here
- March 06, 2018

The SV Coupe took pride of place on the Land Rover stand in Geneva where John Edwards, Land Rover Special Operations managing director said: "The introduction of the new SV Coupe brings a new level of individual expression to the Range Rover portfolio and builds on the success of Special Vehicle Operations' existing bespoke Range Rover programme". (more...)
Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro is a 1100bhp track toy Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro is a 1100bhp track toy
- March 06, 2018

The base auto will be no slouch when it comes to market, boasting a claimed output of almost 1,000bhp from its 6.5-litre, naturally aspirated V12 hybrid setup - but the track version will take it to another level with a modified version of the same drivetrain developing "in excess of" 1,100bhp. (more...)
Sporty intent with new UX crossover Sporty intent with new UX crossover
- March 06, 2018

Inside, Lexus designers tried to make the dashboard look as though it's a single panel in line with the hood. A plethora of new wheel designs was also made available on the new UX. The 2.0L gasoline engine employs several technologies to achieve Prius-like thermal efficiency near 40%, including a variable oil pump and cooling system, multi-hole direct fuel injectors and high-speed combustion. (more...)
Use My Nintendo Gold Points When Purchasing Switch Games From Today Use My Nintendo Gold Points When Purchasing Switch Games From Today
- March 06, 2018

Gold points is basically a cashback incentive for when you purchase a game. That essentially means that if you were to spend £40 / $40 on the eShop, you'd get 200 points back, meaning £2 / $2 off your next purchase. Gold Points expire after 12 months on the last day of the month in which they were earned. For physical software, you earn points by registering the title via the home menu. (more...)
Toyota Supra revived: Legendary sports auto returns as concept vehicle Toyota Supra revived: Legendary sports auto returns as concept vehicle
- March 06, 2018

The GR Supra Racing concept "revives the name and the spirit of the most celebrated model in Toyota's (history and demonstrates) Toyota's commitment to bringing the Supra back to the market", the automaker says in a statement released to media ahead of the show. (more...)
Toyota stops selling diesel cars in Europe Toyota stops selling diesel cars in Europe
- March 06, 2018

Toyota will continue to offer diesel engines for its Land Cruiser 4x4 as well as for commercial vehicles such as the Hilux and Proace. This compared to a 10% drop in sales of diesel cars during the year. Diesels will be phased out across the board so that by the end of this year customers of passenger cars will no longer be able to specify a diesel. (more...)
Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo previews 2021 production crossover Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo previews 2021 production crossover
- March 06, 2018

Called the Mission E Cross Turismo, the electrified vehicle is essentially an elongated version of the Mission E, which is due to go on sale next year. There are two permanent magnet synchronous motors power the auto, and Porsche claims that multiple accelerations are successful without loss of performance. (more...)
Nidahas Trophy: Sri Lanka to take on India Nidahas Trophy: Sri Lanka to take on India
- March 06, 2018

Although Sri Lanka has recently shown improvement in Bangladesh , their record against India is woeful. "Some teams may be stronger, but anyone can win on a given day". "It will be interesting to see what combination India go with today given the absence of most of their T20 stalwarts. I am excited to see how this young team performs", the 30-year-old said. (more...)
Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Newell Brands Inc. (NWL)
- March 06, 2018

Sky Investment Group Llc who had been investing in Newell Rubbermaid Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.03B market cap company. 70 funds opened positions while 217 raised stakes. The company reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.01. (more...)
Guillermo del Toro and The Shape of Water get Funko Pop! figures Guillermo del Toro and The Shape of Water get Funko Pop! figures
- March 06, 2018

Jokes are told to flatter the audience of industry magnates, who somehow convince themselves that they are hipster outsiders, and-most of all-brave. The weeks after the nominees are announced can sometimes bring a box office bump for the award-worthy films. (more...)