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Things You Should Know About Astronomer Guillermo Haro Things You Should Know About Astronomer Guillermo Haro
- March 21, 2018

Google is celebrating what would have been the 105th birthday of astronomer Guillermo Haro with a new Doodle. Herbig-Haro objects don't live for very long, just a few thousand years. Between 1943 and 1947, he went on to train at observatories in the USA, including the Harvard College Observatory and the Case Institute of Technology, embarking upon a career in astronomy. (more...)
Limited edition 'Crystal Ball Frappuccino' in Starbucks' future Thursday Limited edition 'Crystal Ball Frappuccino' in Starbucks' future Thursday
- March 21, 2018

Starbucks baristas have already taken to Instagram to show off the marbled, magical creation. The special drink will be in stores for four days or until supplies last. In fact, sales have sucked for the past two years, with the company announcing plans to end its popular Frappuccino Happy Hour after the promotion failed to spike sales last summer. (more...)
Pupils whose teacher taught computer on a blackboard receive desktop computers Pupils whose teacher taught computer on a blackboard receive desktop computers
- March 21, 2018

Microsoft Africa also took notice of Akoto - he has been flown to Singapore to attend the annual Microsoft Educators Exchange . The American tech giant pledged to equip Akoto with a device from a business partner as well as access to the Microsoft Certified Educator Program (MCE) for professional development. (more...)
Vauxhall Corsa GSi returns after 25 years and it's better than ever! Vauxhall Corsa GSi returns after 25 years and it's better than ever!
- March 21, 2018

The original was powered by a 16-valve, double-overhead cam 1.6-litre petrol engine producing 105bhp at 6,000rpm and would cover-off the 0 to 60mph dash in a relatively tame - by today's standards - 9.2 seconds going on to a 121mph top speed. (more...)
Sonos welcomes Audible back to its streaming platform Sonos welcomes Audible back to its streaming platform
- March 21, 2018

Sonos has announced it is now rolling out Audible support for its speakers, informing iPhone in Canada in a statement, "Starting today, you can play Audible from the Sonos App or directly from the Audible app". During playback of audiobooks, you can easily skip ahead in 30 second intervals. Sonos has at long last reinstated support for Audible, less than two weeks after an ambitious employee jumped the gun with an announcement post . (more...)
Apache (APA) PT Set at $32.00 by Jefferies Group
- March 21, 2018

Intel Corp Com now has $241.86B valuation. The stock increased 1.26% or $1.91 during the last trading session, reaching $154.06. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) has declined 41.70% since March 21, 2017 and is downtrending. (more...)
Global Beer Market is Expected to Reach Approximately $750.00 Bn in 2022 Global Beer Market is Expected to Reach Approximately $750.00 Bn in 2022
- March 21, 2018

Chapter 3: Industry Chain Analysis (Blue Baby Bottle suppliers and buyers information, manufacturing base, Blue Baby Bottle production process and cost structure analysis, labor cost , Blue Baby Bottle market channel analysis). Drivers and restraints looks at the external factors supporting and controlling the growth of the market . Through Automotive Films market five forces analysis the most important outcomes of the research. (more...)
Marketers monitor impact of Facebook data controversy Marketers monitor impact of Facebook data controversy
- March 21, 2018

Nix said the firm handled "all the data, all the analytics, all the targeting" and said Cambridge used emails with a "self-destruct timer " to make its role more hard to trace. Cambridge Analytica said on Saturday that it did not initially know Kogan violated Facebook's terms and that it deleted the data once it found out in 2015. (more...)
Overwatch Patch Notes Include Brigitte's Release, Sombra Nerfs Overwatch Patch Notes Include Brigitte's Release, Sombra Nerfs
- March 21, 2018

The additional armor only lasts for 5 seconds, but the health stays indefinitely. It does 70 damage, so in a combo with the shield bash it can bring most DPS to almost dead. She carries the Rocket Flail , which she swings in an arc in front of her and can hit multiple enemies. Brigitte's Barrier Shield deploys a frontal energy barrier that can absorb a limited amount of damage and protect any allies directly behind her. (more...)
Redmi Note 5 flash sale today on Flipkart at 12PM Redmi Note 5 flash sale today on Flipkart at 12PM
- March 21, 2018

It will be available in Rose Gold, Gold, Blue and Black color variants. The company's Redmi range of budget phones were a huge hit in the Indian market, and there were high expectations for the latest Redmi Note siblings too. The rear side is equipped with a 12MP sensor with a 1.25um large pixel to ensure impressive images in low-light conditions. A 4000mAh battery powers the device with fast charging. (more...)
Kenya: Nasa Chiefs Campaign for Nyenze's Widow Kenya: Nasa Chiefs Campaign for Nyenze's Widow
- March 21, 2018

Speaking in Kitui West constituency, the three said they support a national conversation that will heal what ails Kenyans at the moment. He said he had repaid his debt to Raila after supporting him in two General Elections where he insisted they won but "our victory was stolen each time by Jubilee". (more...)
European Union parliament invites Zuckerberg to speak on data breach European Union parliament invites Zuckerberg to speak on data breach
- March 21, 2018

Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat who serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said on Saturday that "Zuckerberg needs to testify". Parscale used the firm's statistical models to flood likely Trump supporters with Facebook ads. Meanwhile, further claims about CA included allegations the company offered to entrap politicians and used ex-spies to dig for dirt on potential targets. (more...)
Someone just beat Google, adds 'View Button' in Image Search
- March 21, 2018

And as mentioned earlier, users can still right click on an image on the Google Images platform and select the "Open image in new tab" option. Now, to access images, the users need to visit the website where the image is hosted and the process has become somewhat hard. (more...)
Featured Stock Overview: Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK)
- March 21, 2018

The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Friday, October 16 by Barclays Capital. The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. The stock has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 16. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Pivotal Research to "Buy". (more...)
WhatsApp co-founder tells everyone to delete Facebook WhatsApp co-founder tells everyone to delete Facebook
- March 21, 2018

Acton has nearly 21,000 Twitter followers. It turns out even $19 billion isn't enough to convince people of the merits of Facebook. The tweet comes on the heels of an undercover investigation broadcast on the U.K.'s Channel 4 News Senior of Cambridge Analytica - the United Kingdom data company at the heart of a major worldwide scandal into the mining of data from 50 million Facebook users in order to influence elections - in which execs were caught discussing its secretive and pivotal ... (more...)
Apple Takes Two-Year Lead Over Android Makers With Face ID Apple Takes Two-Year Lead Over Android Makers With Face ID
- March 21, 2018

Apple has already secured a "steady supply" of VCSEL modules - thanks to its massive $390 million investment in VCSEL supplier, Finisar, who recently opened up a sprawling 700,000 square-foot VCSEL fabrication plant in Austin, Texas. It also doesn't help that Apple's ability to throw cash around means that it was able to lock in a almost $400 million deal with Finisar on vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, which are part of the TrueDepth camera system . (more...)
Dean Foods Company (DF) Where Moving Ahead? Dean Foods Company (DF) Where Moving Ahead?
- March 21, 2018

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides if their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". A beta of less than 1 means that the security will be less volatile than the market. The stock has P/B of 1.22. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.29% of the company's stock. (more...)
Nasa plans to nuke giant asteroid Bennu Nasa plans to nuke giant asteroid Bennu
- March 21, 2018

Hammer is created to launch using NASA's Delta IV Heavy rocket with Researchers strongly believing ramming into the asteroid Bennu to redirect from Earth could be ideal but even those propositions carry the load around it since it should be a "gentle nudge" that does not complicate the situation and cause the asteroid to break up. (more...)
Lumines Remastered Coming to Switch Soon Lumines Remastered Coming to Switch Soon
- March 21, 2018

Earning high praise and awards, it remained the top-rated title on the platform for four years and continued on to establish an action-puzzle series loved by millions of players. The remake is mostly just graphically updating the game to HD, although it will be playable both by yourself and with a friend in local co-op. Lumines Remastered is out this May. (more...)
Stephen Hawking's ashes to be interred close to Newton in Westminster Abbey Stephen Hawking's ashes to be interred close to Newton in Westminster Abbey
- March 21, 2018

His ashes will then be "interred" near the grave of Newton, another famous British scientist, during a thanksgiving service later this year. Dr. John Hall said that it is vital for science and religion to work together to answer the questions about the mysteries of life and the universe. (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) stock is worth at $175.30 Apple Inc. (AAPL) stock is worth at $175.30
- March 21, 2018

About 14.25M shares traded. Abner Herrman & Brock LLC boosted its position in shares of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) by 6.4% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Baird with "Outperform". Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.51 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. (more...)
(UTX) Holdings Raised by Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd.
- March 21, 2018

It has outperformed by 6.29% the S&P500. Nippon Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Aon Plc (AON) by 197.2% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 57% are positive. United Technologies Corporation is engaged in providing high technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries around the world. (more...)
New Report Provides 2011-2018 Overview of Global Automotive Mudguards Sales Market New Report Provides 2011-2018 Overview of Global Automotive Mudguards Sales Market
- March 21, 2018

Moreover, the research report assessed market key features, consisting of revenue , capacity utilization rate, price , gross, growth rate, consumption, production, export, supply, cost, market size & share, industry demand, export & import analysis, and CAGR . (more...)
Siemian swaps Broncos for Vikings
- March 20, 2018

Siemian was a seventh round draft pick by the Broncos in 2015. The Broncos will send Siemian and a late-round 2018 pick to the Vikings while Minnesota will send back a 2019 draft pick. Good for him. And good for the Vikings, who blew up their quarterback situation and somehow landed one of the league's top backups as well as the top free-agent on the market. (more...)
Minnesota Vikings to Open 2018 Season with NFC Championship Rematch Minnesota Vikings to Open 2018 Season with NFC Championship Rematch
- March 20, 2018

Unfortunately for the Dallas Cowboys , that game won't take place. John Elway made the final call, opting to go for Keenum for $10 million to $12 million per year less than Cousins, knowing because of the situation, they could get him near the start of the legal tampering period. (more...)