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New Evidence Points to Sophisticated Tools, Distant Trading for Early Humans New Evidence Points to Sophisticated Tools, Distant Trading for Early Humans
- March 17, 2018

For a long time, historians believed that the first seeds of modern human ingenuity and art began 40,000 - 50,000 years ago during a period called the "Human Revolution". Geological, geochemical, paleobotanical and faunal evidence from the Olorgesailie Basin indicates that an extended period of climate instability affected the region beginning around 360,000 years ago. (more...)
Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move
- March 17, 2018

The ministry said Moscow's measures were a response to what it called Britain's "provocative actions and groundless accusations". UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday condemned the alleged use of nerve agent in the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain. (more...)
Fortnite : le cross-play aussi sur One Fortnite : le cross-play aussi sur One
- March 17, 2018

En effet, à l'occasion de la convention de l'E3 qui se déroulera en juin à Los Angles, l'entreprise américaine a décidé d'organiser un tournoi Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Amavec 50 joueurs professionnels et 50 célébrités comprenant les athlètes, les musiciens et les humoristes les plus connus au monde. (more...)
Pacific Leveraged Manual Valves Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Key Players Pacific Leveraged Manual Valves Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Key Players
- March 17, 2018

The report also gives an insight of the Global addressable appraisal market opportunity. What are the key factors driving the Global Thermal Expansion Valves? The bottom-up methodology has been used in Tissue Heart Valves report back to approaching the size of the framework in Tissue Heart Valves market from the revenue of key players . (more...)
Western Digital (WDC) Upgraded at Robert W. Baird
- March 17, 2018

Grimes & Company Inc who had been investing in Western Digital Corp . for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $30.71B market cap company. (NASDAQ:KONA) earned "Market Perform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Tuesday, September 29. The firm has "Buy" rating by Evercore given on Wednesday, December 13. (more...)
Navi Mumbai is fastest city, Allahabad slowest Navi Mumbai is fastest city, Allahabad slowest
- March 17, 2018

Chennai's download speed of over 32.67 Mbps for fixed broadband is 57.7 percent faster than the rest of the country's average. Ookla has revealed the top Indian cities with the fastest fixed broadband services to their residents. "The shockwaves from the debut of Reliance Jio are still being felt, with no less than three mobile mergers on the table, meaning the fastest 4G city rankings are likely to change significantly in the coming months", the report said. (more...)
Neymar Gets Raked For Neymar Gets Raked For "Repulsive" Response To Death Of Stephen Hawking
- March 17, 2018

Because of his involvement in the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, which fosters "interaction between faith and reason and encouraging dialogue between science and spiritual, cultural, philosophical and religious values", Hawking visited the Vatican over the years. (more...)
Former Equifax Chief Information Officer Charged With Insider Trading Former Equifax Chief Information Officer Charged With Insider Trading
- March 17, 2018

He allegedly used confidential information entrusted to him by the company to conclude that Equifax had suffered a serious breach . Ying was the chief information officer of Equifax U.S. "The alleged actions of this defendant undermine the public's confidence in the nation's stock markets", FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. LeValley said. (more...)
Patten Group Inc. Purchases 380923 Shares of Intel Co
- March 17, 2018

State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has invested 0.45% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ). It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Penn Capital Management Co Inc increased Brunswick Corp (BC) stake by 207.06% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Nintendo is gearing up for another Nindies Showcase on March 20 Nintendo is gearing up for another Nindies Showcase on March 20
- March 17, 2018

The presentation will go live on March 20 at the following times: 9am PDT, 12pm EDT, 4pm BST, 5pm CEST. Now, Nintendo is prepping us for this year's Nindies Showcase Spring 2018, which is set to drop on Tuesday, March 20. In March 2017, Nintendo hosted a Nindies Showcase for Switch on March 1 , ahead of the console's March 3 release. Independent games have had great success on Switch eShop, so it is not uncommon to know that even more titles of this type will reach the console. (more...)
The Insider Selling: Comcast Co. (CMCSA) Chairman Sells 691105 Shares of Stock
- March 17, 2018

About 8.54 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. Stephen Mandel increased its stake in Comcast Corp New ( CMCSA ) by 59.48% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, February 8 by Jefferies. In a bull trend, buy when prices retrace to the 20-period moving average. Several research firms have recently commented on CMCSA . (more...)
Amateur researchers discover new aurora, name it 'Steve' Amateur researchers discover new aurora, name it 'Steve'
- March 17, 2018

Check out this unbelievable footage captured by Northern Lights super-fan Notanee Bourassa who lives in Canada. The amateur scientists shared their findings with each other online and with a team of real scientists that head a project called Aurorasaurus. (more...)
Alexa's new Brief Mode will make your Amazon Echo far less talkative Alexa's new Brief Mode will make your Amazon Echo far less talkative
- March 17, 2018

Companies are still trying to find the sweet spot on how users want to interact with their voice assistant, but one option could be less chatty. As reported by Engadget , the feature aims to speed up your interaction with the digital assistant and will complete tasks more quickly since tasks are usually completed after Alexa responds to your query. (more...)
SXSW 2018: Sega Announces Sonic Mania Plus SXSW 2018: Sega Announces Sonic Mania Plus
- March 17, 2018

The second is that the "R" in "Racing" uses the same font as Sonic R, the 1997 Sega Saturn and PC racing game. The panel noted that Mania's positive reception was tempered by one consistent complaint: that fans wanted a disc or cartridge version. (more...)
Apple is holding an education event on March 27 Apple is holding an education event on March 27
- March 16, 2018

In an invitation email sent out to the press today, Apple announced it will be holding a media event on March 27. New iPads have been tipped and they often arrive around this time of year. Apple's last education venture- " Everyone can code " was rolled out to half a million students in the city. Apple has been testing iOS 11.3 on users for quite some time now. (more...)
GKN uses Airbus fears to attack Melrose's hostile takeover GKN uses Airbus fears to attack Melrose's hostile takeover
- March 16, 2018

Airbus chief operating officer Tom Williams said: "The industry does not lend itself to shorter term financial investment which naturally reduces R&D (research and development) budgets and limits vital innovation". Melrose's business model is typically to break up companies once it has improved their performance, but the group denied it had a short-term approach. (more...)
'Pokemon GO' - Lugia Returns To Raid Battles For Limited Time 'Pokemon GO' - Lugia Returns To Raid Battles For Limited Time
- March 16, 2018

Here is how to capture Lugia and what's new about Lugia. As before, players will encounter Lugia as a Raid Battle boss at Gyms. This time around, however, Pokemon Go developer Niantic says the Legendary Pokemon will know the "newly improved" Flying move Sky Attack, although Niantic didn't elaborate as to how the attack has been improved. (more...)
IPhone SE 2 with iPhone X design IPhone SE 2 with iPhone X design
- March 16, 2018

A hands-on video showing what could be the iPhone SE 2 has been leaked across the web and it shows that the device is a little cross between the original iPhone SE and Apple's latest and greatest iPhone X. Especially considering that the iPhone SE 2 could be a much more affordable device than the iPhone X. Keep an eye on Apple's developer conference, WWDC, which is running from 4-8 June - plenty of iOS 12 announcements are likely to be made there. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Given News Sentiment Rating of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Given News Sentiment Rating of
- March 16, 2018

Moreover the Company's Year To Date performance was 11.48%. The institutional investor held 196,084 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.50 million, down from 339,242 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9
- March 16, 2018

Since there is a tiny window to record the clip, Samsung has introduced an automatic motion detector that will start taking slo-mo video as soon as they detect high-speed movement. The devices were launched in India earlier this month. Customers can pre-order the smartphones by making a down payment of Rs. 9,900 in Airtel Online Store. (more...)
Major update to SwiftKey iOS keyboard brings new toolbar, customizable stickers, more Major update to SwiftKey iOS keyboard brings new toolbar, customizable stickers, more
- March 16, 2018

Last but not least, SwiftKey 7.0 adds eight new "lish" languages - which SwiftKey describes as "a hybrid language that lets people shift seamlessly between languages, in this case English and Indic languages". That apart, the SwiftKey 7.0 will be available in 8 new "Lish" languages including Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Odia and Telegu. (more...)
Google Maps Will Now Help You Navigate Wheelchair Accessible Routes Google Maps Will Now Help You Navigate Wheelchair Accessible Routes
- March 16, 2018

Google on Friday introduced "wheelchair accessible" routes in Maps for the differently abled. When the wheelchair accessible transport option is selected, it provides users with the best accessible route which factors in the availability of wheelchair ramps and lifts on various routes. (more...)
Saudi Prince Says Kingdom Will Build Nuclear Weapons If Iran Does Saudi Prince Says Kingdom Will Build Nuclear Weapons If Iran Does
- March 16, 2018

The worldwide community has always been concerned that Iran's development of nuclear weapons could spark a nuclear arms race in the Middle East, a key factor in the decision to reach a diplomatic settlement with Tehran over its nuclear program in 2015. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Hits 5 Million Players on Xbox PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Hits 5 Million Players on Xbox
- March 16, 2018

As part of a thank-you to the community, Xbox released a new green jacket (seen below) to commemorate the occasion, as well as a special video of highlights. But, since it is a soft launch, so it's only available in Canada as of now. According to a quick guide by Newsweek, it will require the installation of VPN software to trick your Android smartphone or tablet into thinking that it is located in Canada. (more...)
US Says Russian Hackers Now Targeting Power Grid, Water Systems US Says Russian Hackers Now Targeting Power Grid, Water Systems
- March 16, 2018

Prigozhin tells the state RIA Novosti news agency that he's not anxious by the US sanctions list. The decision by the United States to publicly attribute hacking attempts of American critical infrastructure was " unprecedented and extraordinary ", said Amit Yoran, a former US official who founded DHS's Computer Emergency Response Team. (more...)