Sci-tech


(NVDA) Shares Bought by DA Davidson & CO
- March 15, 2018

The stock increased 0.42% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $248.74. About 9.46 million shares traded. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, November 9 by Mizuho. Stifel Nicolaus has "Hold" rating and $220.0 target. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Friday, June 24. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, August 9. (more...)
New Huawei Promo Videos Tease P20's Triple Camera Setup New Huawei Promo Videos Tease P20's Triple Camera Setup
- March 15, 2018

The first video says the Huawei P20 will offer brighter pictures while the second says it will let you "see closer". He has shared leaked renders of the entire P20 lineup. The images, leaked by GSMArena, also give a clearer view of the notch that appears to include a front-facing camera sensor, earpiece, and a sensor array, including an ambient light and a proximity sensor. (more...)
Vladimir Putin announces flight to Mars to take place in 2019 Vladimir Putin announces flight to Mars to take place in 2019
- March 15, 2018

Speaking with his re-election campaign spokesman Andrei Kondrashov in the documentary, the president said Russian Federation would also send a mission to the Moon. NASA hopes the mission will help to answer key questions about the potential for life on Mars. "There, there is progress to be made, studies of other planets, distant space can be started from there", he said in the film uploaded to Russian social media site vkontakte . (more...)
Ryan Coogler Pens Heartfelt Letter to Ava DuVernay Ryan Coogler Pens Heartfelt Letter to Ava DuVernay
- March 15, 2018

This isn't the first open letter Coogler has penned since the blockbuster release of Black Panther: He wrote a heartfelt open letter to viewers after his Marvel Studios film enjoyed a historic opening at the Presidents' Day box office. At points, I found " A Wrinkle in Time " hard to connect with, but then I realized it wasn't really for me. But the film fails to explain what this character actually is. (more...)
Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Because of Steering Wheel Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Because of Steering Wheel
- March 15, 2018

Ford said it knows of two accidents with one injury allegedly related to this issue. One person was injured. The second largest United States automaker said the recall covers 2014 through 2018 model year Ford Fusion cars and 2014-2018 Lincoln MKZ vehicles built at plants in MI and Mexico. (more...)
Firefox 59 lets you turn Firefox into default Assist app Firefox 59 lets you turn Firefox into default Assist app
- March 15, 2018

Firefox sees a bump in installs from Chrome users after the big Quantum overhaul. We have been closely following the developments in Firefox Quantum , as well as the developments in Mozilla Firefox for Android. It treads further down the performance improvement path that November's Quantum release began , but its most interesting feature is a quality-of-life one: Firefox 59 users can prevent some websites from popping up requests to send notifications to your device or from ... (more...)
Redesigned 2019 Subaru Forester Headed to NY Redesigned 2019 Subaru Forester Headed to NY
- March 15, 2018

We'll have to wait until the New York International Auto Show to get the full details. Subaru sold a Forester tS in Japan, which featured a host of chassis upgrades but a 2.0-liter turbocharged flat-4 delivering the same 250-horsepower rating as the stock Forester 2.0XT on which it was based. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Teardown Shows the Variable Aperture Lens in Action Samsung Galaxy S9 Teardown Shows the Variable Aperture Lens in Action
- March 15, 2018

They can schedule appointments online or just walk-in and drop-off their device at a location. Of course, it automatically became this year's flagship of the year in the Android platform. In short, unless you really feel confident in your handiness with a phone fix kit, you should be sending these phones back to Samsung or a reputable fix shop if something bad happens to them. (more...)
Google Station brings better, faster Wi-Fi to more people in Mexico Google Station brings better, faster Wi-Fi to more people in Mexico
- March 15, 2018

In Mexico, Google is working with Internet service provider Sitwifi to convert the company's existing hotspots to Google Station. At the moment, over 60 high-traffic venues throughout the country have Station up and running. Mexico has made great strides in connectivity since a 2013-14 telecom reform meant to loosen the grip of billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil, which has long dominated the market. (more...)
New Walking Dead AR Game Uses Google Maps On Your Phone New Walking Dead AR Game Uses Google Maps On Your Phone
- March 15, 2018

The company and its partners hope this will continue greatly to new AR experiences that go way beyond what we've seen in Pokemon Go , for example. In a post on the Geo Developers blog , Google writes: "Game studios can easily reimagine our world as a medieval fantasy, a bubble gum candy land, or a zombie-infested post-apocalyptic city". (more...)
Syracuse Basketball: Predictions, SU vs Arizona State (March Madness)
- March 15, 2018

Starting bankrolls have reset to $10,000, with the maximum bet being to win $1,000 and the minimum wager $300. His greatest skill lies with his athleticism as the freshman is grabbing 8.8 rebounds per game and is a menace in transition. Taking on six eventual NCAA Tournament teams over the course of playing its first 13 games on the road while facing the country's most hard non-conference schedule according to KenPom.com, Texas Southern did not win its first game until opening up ... (more...)
Lexus RC F Sport Black Line Set for NY Lexus RC F Sport Black Line Set for NY
- March 15, 2018

Buyers have two paint options on the Black Line with Caviar and Atomic Silver colors. Available exclusively on the RC coupe lineup, the F Sport Black Line is just a simple appearance package that gives your vehicle a slightly more evil edge. (more...)
Facebook has banned hate group Britain First Facebook has banned hate group Britain First
- March 14, 2018

Now, Britain First's Facebook page, which had two million followers globally, has been closed. In a statement issued by facebook it says: "There are times though when legitimate political speech crosses the line and becomes hate speech created to stir up hatred against groups in our society". (more...)
Deviljho DLC Release Date, Spring Festival, Mega Man Crossover Announced Deviljho DLC Release Date, Spring Festival, Mega Man Crossover Announced
- March 14, 2018

A quality of life improvement will be added, as well, with the option to return to the gathering hall after a quest has been completed. The festival will include daily quests, special food and maybe even some fireworks. This latest free update will introduce Deviljho (The Terror Dragon) encounters and new drops to the game. The Spring Blossom Fest seasonal event will then commence on 5th April at 5pm PT (6th April, 12am GMT), with fun activities through which you'll be able to unlock ... (more...)
France Targets Apple and Google for 'Abusive Commercial Practices' France Targets Apple and Google for 'Abusive Commercial Practices'
- March 14, 2018

Speaking on RTL radio , Le Maire said on Wednesday he had become aware that Alphabet Inc .'s Google and Apple Inc . unilaterally imposed prices and other contractual terms on software developers. Representatives for Apple and Google couldn't immediately be reached for comment. Greg Sterling is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. (more...)
SEC accuses Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes of 'massive fraud' SEC accuses Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes of 'massive fraud'
- March 14, 2018

The SEC complaint seems to follows this string of events, alleging that Theranos, Holmes, and Balwani made "numerous false and misleading statements in investor presentations, product demonstrations, and media articles by which they deceived investors into believing that its key product - a portable blood analyzer - could conduct comprehensive blood tests from finger drops of blood, revolutionizing the blood testing industry". (more...)
Call of Duty: WW2 Invaded by Zombie Leprechaun Call of Duty: WW2 Invaded by Zombie Leprechaun
- March 14, 2018

Shipment 1944 is a new free map available within the game and for those with out the Season Pass, it will be available on Friday, March 16th. In addition to St Patrick's Day-themed gear, fans can expect increased opportunities to earn weapons, lower duplicate rates, new special orders, rebalanced category reward rates and Armory drops. (more...)
SEGA Genesis Classics Collection Leaks With May Release Date SEGA Genesis Classics Collection Leaks With May Release Date
- March 14, 2018

The game looks to be set up similarly to the Sega Genesis + Mega Drive Collection for PC, in which you'll be sitting in a classic gaming room, picking from a variety of titles that are on your shelf. The game should also support a number of other features, including online leaderboards, video options and maybe even interviews. Now the only question (besides "where is the Nintendo Switch version", obviously) is what the price will be around. (more...)
Paralympic Athletes Making News in Pyeongchang Paralympic Athletes Making News in Pyeongchang
- March 14, 2018

In his fifth Games, the skier will now look ahead to the 1.5-kilometre sprint classic race Tuesday night. On Monday's first day of para-snowboard competition, Canada just missed the podium as Michelle Salt, of Calgary, posted a fourth-place finish in snowboard cross in the women's LL1 category, coming in second in the small final. (more...)
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ launched with improved performance Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ launched with improved performance
- March 14, 2018

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B +. The new Raspberry Pi 3 B+ comes with improvements in speed across the board, as the company promises to deliver "more processing and faster communications". The B achieves throughput of 95.5Mb/s, but the B+ pushes that up to 315Mb/s. Power over Ethernet (PoE) is also supported for the first time, with the Raspberry Pi Foundation set to launch its own dedicated PoE HAT later this year. (more...)
AMD Ryzen and EPYC has big security flaws AMD Ryzen and EPYC has big security flaws
- March 14, 2018

The flaws were uncovered by Israeli security firm CTS-Labs, which noted that the vulnerabilities affect the Secure Processor, a co-processor found on AMD's CPUs where sensitive data such as encryption keys and passwords are stored. We are actively investigating and analyzing its findings. However, the outfit gave AMD a week to come up with a fix before it went public. Investment firm Viceroy Research published a 25-page report on the issues after the company said it was anonymously emailed ... (more...)
Pi Day 2018: Google Doodle celebrates 30th anniversary of the mathematical holiday Pi Day 2018: Google Doodle celebrates 30th anniversary of the mathematical holiday
- March 14, 2018

It was also independently determined by Chinese mathematician Zu Chongzhi (429-501), who computed pi to six decimal places. Google shared behind-the-scene action of making the Google Doodle on Pi Day . We celebrate the best of Google's graphic art works. In geometry, pie plays an important constant in finding out the area of a circle. While Pi can continue into infinity without repetition or pattern, only a few digits are necessary for typical equations. (more...)
Maruti Suzuki to launch cars with 6-speed gearbox this year Maruti Suzuki to launch cars with 6-speed gearbox this year
- March 14, 2018

Maruti Suzuki is planning to take up the new Swift as the first auto to get a six-speed transmission under this project, Moneycontrol reported . Starting with 50,000 units in the first year the demand is projected to go to 400,000 units per year by 2020. (more...)
Global Automotive Thermostat Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Key Players Global Automotive Thermostat Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Key Players
- March 14, 2018

Furthermore, companies in the global Automotive Heads-Up Display (HUD) market are focusing on product innovation and positioning of products at competitive prices. Global Automotive Brake Booster market research report primarily focuses on leading marketing regions including Asia-Pacific (India, China, Japan, Korea and South-East Asia), North America (USA, Canada, and Mexico), Automotive Brake Booster in South America, Europe (Italy, Russia, the United Kingdom and Germany), and ... (more...)
Trump sends message: U.S. tech not for sale Trump sends message: U.S. tech not for sale
- March 14, 2018

The deal would have been the biggest technology sector takeover on record. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which raised concerns about the Qualcomm deal with Trump, listed the highly leveraged nature of Broadcom's bid for its larger rival as a major concern coupled with the risk of the USA losing mobile technology leadership. (more...)