Sci-tech


Inc. Sells 7833 Shares of Intel Co
- March 12, 2018

About 3,591 shares traded. It has outperformed by 21.49% the S&P500. Crossvault Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Intel Corporation ( INTC ) by 50.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Commonwealth Equity has 0.03% invested in Time Warner Inc. The Illinois-based Wolverine Asset Management Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in XPO Logistics, Inc. (more...)
Philips releases outdoor connected Hue lighting Philips releases outdoor connected Hue lighting
- March 12, 2018

The Philips Hue outdoor range can be controlled in just the same way as the indoor options, meaning that dimming controls, color changing and voice commands through the likes of Amazon's Alexa Echo devices are all capable. First up, the big hitter is the Philips Hue Lily, which comes as a starter pack consisting of three spotlights and is designed "to highlight design features in your garden and illuminate flower beds and plants", like the image up top. (more...)
XQc released from Dallas Fuel after receiving second Overwatch League suspension XQc released from Dallas Fuel after receiving second Overwatch League suspension
- March 12, 2018

Despite being able to master play as Winston in the game, " xQc " has run into his fair share of troubles. With Felix's departure, the team now has the opportunity to sign more players during the league transfer window. Tae-yeong "TaiRong" Kim, from the Houston Outlaws, also received a warning for posting what Blizzard labeled as an "offensive meme" on social media. (more...)
Google Testing Payments Feature on its Android Contacts App Google Testing Payments Feature on its Android Contacts App
- March 12, 2018

According to a report by Android Police , Google has added an option in the Google Contacts app that would allow its users to send money via Google Pay. The UI on this icon seems to be similar to the one which users had seen on the Android Messages app. That's because calls in Google Duo might not always be planned. (more...)
Eicher Motors shuts JV with United States partner Polaris Eicher Motors shuts JV with United States partner Polaris
- March 12, 2018

The JV was incorporated in 2012 and its only product, Multix, was launched in 2015 from a manufacturing capacity established on the outskirts of Jaipur , Rajasthan. A Multix snapped on the road in Assam which, along with Kerala, was a key market for the product . Launched in 2015, the MultiX was a twin cab pick up truck that also offered a power take out. (more...)
Twitter Reportedly Suspends a Ton of Accounts Twitter Reportedly Suspends a Ton of Accounts
- March 12, 2018

These rules were announced just to cut down on spam and stop the spreading of propaganda. Reports indicate that there were multiple Twitter accounts which were popular at the same time which shared hundreds of thousands of tweets by stealing tweets from other accounts. (more...)
Bose's AR glasses to focus on audio, rather than visuals Bose's AR glasses to focus on audio, rather than visuals
- March 12, 2018

The Bose AR prototype goes a big step further with its functionality and will use visual information captured by the glasses and add contextually relevant audio information to its wearer. The glasses are backed by the Bose AR platform that comes with a singular goal of improving daily life by providing relevant information. That being said, Bose's AR glasses aren't for sale to the public. (more...)
NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) Raised to Strong-Buy at Vetr
- March 12, 2018

The stock increased 1.72% or $4.15 during the last trading session, reaching $245.33. NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA ) was upgraded by stock analysts at Vetr from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday, March 1st. (more...)
Why the earth is not flat. Neil deGrasse Tyson destroys flat earthers Why the earth is not flat. Neil deGrasse Tyson destroys flat earthers
- March 12, 2018

While "we have a video from space - of a rotating spherical earth", the people who believe that the earth is flat do not believe it. He also pointed out that throughout the universe, all objects of a certain size tend to favor the spherical shape, even if sometimes they are distorted because they are rotating at an extreme speed, for example. (more...)
Google marks Sir William Henry Perkin's 180th birthday with a doodle Google marks Sir William Henry Perkin's 180th birthday with a doodle
- March 12, 2018

He entered the Royal College of Chemistry, now part of Imperial College London, at the surprisingly young age of 15 in 1853. Born on 12 March 1838, William Henry Perkin's discovery of "mauveine", the first synthetic dye, was found at the time when the textile industry was at a high. (more...)
Android Wear could be re-branded as Wear OS soon Android Wear could be re-branded as Wear OS soon
- March 12, 2018

Android Wear used to be my personal favorite wearable OS, and I religiously wore the Samsung Gear Live, Moto 360, and Huawei Watch. However it seems that Google could be looking to rebrand the platform, at least that's according to information found in the latest Google Play Services beta in which it has been suggested that Google could be rebranding Android Wear to "Wear OS" . (more...)
WhatsApp extends Delete for All message time limit WhatsApp extends Delete for All message time limit
- March 12, 2018

In a related development, WhatsApp, after Android , has begun testing extended deadline for "delete for everyone" for iOS version. The "Delete for Everyone" feature was introduced by WhatsApp past year in November which allowed the users to delete a sent message within 420 seconds or 7 minutes. (more...)
Sony Xperia R1, Xperia R1 Plus start receiving Android Oreo update Sony Xperia R1, Xperia R1 Plus start receiving Android Oreo update
- March 12, 2018

Sony launched the mid-range smartphones, the Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus , exclusively for the Indian market in October previous year. The Android Oreo update brings several changes to the smartphones. Users can check status of the update by going into Settings About Phone System update . Internally, the phones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset, and a 13MP camera is present at the back, followed by the 8MP shooter on the front. (more...)
Virginia Tops NCAA Bracket in a Season Marked by Scandal Virginia Tops NCAA Bracket in a Season Marked by Scandal
- March 12, 2018

When Marquette was more of a sure bet to make the tournament in 2016-'17, players celebrated with fans in the Union Sports Annex, a campus sports bar where tourney-bound Marquette teams tend to hold viewing parties. A loss to WVU in the Big 12 quarterfinals proved to be a tipping point for Baylor (17-14), which was among the first teams out of the field. De Sousa emerged as a replacement for 7-footer Udoka Azubuike, who missed the Big 12 tournament with a knee injury. (more...)
McLaren BP23 Hyper-GT Will Be Faster Than McLaren F1 McLaren BP23 Hyper-GT Will Be Faster Than McLaren F1
- March 12, 2018

McLaren is yet to reveal the detailed specifications of the new hypercar. The auto body made of carbon fiber and the interior is designed for three seats. Production of this auto will deal with the division MSO. The official name, power figures and the top speed is likely to be revealed later this year. (more...)
Mario navigates trips in latest Google Map update Mario navigates trips in latest Google Map update
- March 12, 2018

To celebrate the moustachioed plumber-turned-racer on his birthday Google has collaborated with the team at Nintendo to let Mario accompany users on all of their driving adventures on Google Maps this week. Google has likewise urged clients to share screen captures of Mario in their Map via web-based networking media, so pay special mind to #MarioMaps in the event that you need to see the unavoidable screen captures of Mario going rough terrain when Maps fouls up, and ensure that you don't ... (more...)
Tomb Raider 1-3 Remasters Coming to PC Tomb Raider 1-3 Remasters Coming to PC
- March 12, 2018

Developer RealtechVR has taken care in the recent years of porting the old Tomb Raider games to mobile. For 2018, though, the resulting remastering work will also benefit the Steam versions. With all the hype surrounding the newest Tomb Raider movie, it seems now is the flawless time to capitalize on the success, remastering the first three games for PC via Steam. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Get Android 8.0 Oreo Starting March 30th Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Get Android 8.0 Oreo Starting March 30th
- March 11, 2018

Everybody knows that the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus were launched in 2017. Samsung has already skipped the feature with this year's Galaxy S series models.It is interesting to note that Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI, who had predicted that the 2018 Note will finally pull off the technology, has changed his stance and agrees that even the upcoming handset may not introduce the feature. (more...)
Amazon updates Alexa so you don't have to say 'Alexa' repeatedly Amazon updates Alexa so you don't have to say 'Alexa' repeatedly
- March 11, 2018

When more and more related user stories began to circulate online, Amazon eventually recognized the problem and promised to do something about it. Since then the phenomenon has been reported by a number of other users. Amazon has now made it easier to give follow-up commands to Alexa and speakers powered by the assistant will now be able to listen to back-to-back commands. (more...)
BidaskClub Upgrades Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) to "Strong-Buy"
- March 11, 2018

About 3,000 shares traded or 50.91% up from the average. Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. (NASDAQ: ATVI ). Norinchukin Bancorp The holds 0.07% or 56,190 shares in its portfolio. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Ca stated it has 161,599 shares. (more...)
Valve Is Working On Developing Games Again Valve Is Working On Developing Games Again
- March 11, 2018

Unfortunately, Newell didn't divulge the two games ahead of it, though there's a chance Valve's own games - such as Dota 2 and CS:GO - are up there. But he made sure to point out that it's not the only game on Valve's slate. And he can make the hardware look as good as possible because he's designing the software at the same time that's really going to take advantage of it. (more...)
State of Decay 2's New Gameplay Trailer Showcases 4 Player Coop State of Decay 2's New Gameplay Trailer Showcases 4 Player Coop
- March 11, 2018

The footage is captured from a PC running 4K, but you can probably expect the same sort of gameplay on Xbox One X. We remind you that this week it was revealed that State of Decay 2 will arrive on May 22 to Xbox One and PC and its standard version will be sold for a price of $29.99 Dollars. (more...)
Geoscientists Find Mind-Blowing 'Alien Ice' Trapped in a Diamond Geoscientists Find Mind-Blowing 'Alien Ice' Trapped in a Diamond
- March 11, 2018

The pressure in the mantle is intense, causing diamonds to form from carbon. These are conditions that can only exist in Earth's mantle, several hundreds of feet below the surface, in an extremely hot area known as the transition zone, as noted by Science Alert. (more...)
OnePlus 5 Gets Android 8.1 Through Open Beta 6 Update OnePlus 5 Gets Android 8.1 Through Open Beta 6 Update
- March 11, 2018

OnePlus has announced its new open beta program for OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones. OnePlus does also provide instructions on how to sideload it onto your smartphone. OnePlus has also added new autopick phone gesture with this update. It also adds up power consuming feature to save your battery while playing the game with adaptive brightness option. (more...)
Who is Scott Kelly? NASA astronaut's DNA partially changed in space Who is Scott Kelly? NASA astronaut's DNA partially changed in space
- March 11, 2018

Seven percent of his genes did not return to normal after he landed, researchers found. According to the researchers, almost seven percent of Scott Kelly's gene did not return to normal as it shows long-lasting changes compared to his identical twin brother Mark Kelly, who also had the same DNA. (more...)