Sci-tech


PM May says agreed with Japan to speed up North Korea sanctions
- September 04, 2017

Boris Johnson insists May has his "undivided backing" . However, ex-Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps said it was "too early to be talking about going on and on". The Prime Minister sparked a backlash among some of her MPs yesterday after saying she plans to stay and fight the next election, planned for 2022. (more...)
Airtel's plan to take on Reliance Jio starts at Rs 8 Airtel's plan to take on Reliance Jio starts at Rs 8
- September 04, 2017

Among the new data plans the country's biggest operator has launched recently are the Rs. 349 and Rs. 5 prepaid recharge packs. Rs 399 Plan: This is the last plan under the newly launched plans by Airtel . - Rs 309 pack: Unlimited data at 4G speed for 60 days with a FUP of 1GB per day. Rs 349 Plan: Airtel is offering two offers under the Rs 349 plan. (more...)
Three Crew Members of the International Space Station have Returned to Earth Three Crew Members of the International Space Station have Returned to Earth
- September 04, 2017

Whitson was on the worldwide space station with a Nov for 288 days. But Whitson said she will miss life on the space station. She performed her 10th spacewalk , more than any other woman. Russians still hold claim to the world's space endurance and spacewalking records. Whitson's return to Earth on Sunday made her the USA space agency NASA's longest flight duration astronaut with 665 days logged during her three missions. (more...)
IFA 2017: Sony Takes On GoPro With New Compact Camera IFA 2017: Sony Takes On GoPro With New Compact Camera
- September 03, 2017

It's created to work with an optional wireless radio (FA-WRC1M) that can trigger up to 15 RX0's simultaneously, and in January is slated for a firmware update that will allow for connecting and controlling even more via a Wi-Fi access point. (more...)
SanDisk to make Nintendo Switch branded SDXC cards SanDisk to make Nintendo Switch branded SDXC cards
- September 03, 2017

The ground-breaking 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card features a ten-year limited warranty and will be available at SanDisk.com and other major retailers at a USA manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $249.99. "The rise of photo- and video-centric apps like Snapchat and Instagram especially have fueled the need for larger amounts of storage as higher-quality smart phone cameras continue producing higher-resolution photos and videos", SD Association president Brian Kumagai ... (more...)
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update lands October 17th, Microsoft confirms Windows 10 Fall Creators Update lands October 17th, Microsoft confirms
- September 03, 2017

Users will also see improvements to areas such as inking, which lets you annotate PDFs and create smart objects. The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will improve the overall user experience while adding some new features that users should find helpful. (more...)
'Game of Thrones': the disturbing message behind Cersei Lannister's costume 'Game of Thrones': the disturbing message behind Cersei Lannister's costume
- September 03, 2017

At least according to actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau , the middle Lannister child no longer loves his sister and has left her for good. Now childless after the deaths of Joffrey, Myrcella, and Tommen Baratheon ( all her brother Jaime's, by the fair look of them), she'd been given another chance to carry on the Lannister line. (more...)
288 day mission: Astronaut Peggy Whitson heading home 288 day mission: Astronaut Peggy Whitson heading home
- September 03, 2017

Whitson, a biochemist, set a breakneck pace on all three of her space station expeditions, continually asking for more _ and still more _ scientific research to do. Whitson is completing a 288-day mission that began in November 2016, spanning 122.2 million miles and 4,623 orbits of Earth? her third long-duration stay on the outpost. (more...)
Zendaya Has Some Words For Men Who Cheat Zendaya Has Some Words For Men Who Cheat
- September 02, 2017

Zendaya replied, "Yes", but noted that "everybody's different" and "not all men are dogs". "I don't plan to start drinking". "Thinking about how to get taller????" Zendaya , who is most recently featured in Bruno Mars' music video for "Versace on the Floor," explained on her website that her life is "too stressful" to have alcohol to help her relax. (more...)
High Expectations For Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE), But Is There Upside?
- September 02, 2017

The stock saw a move of 0.02% during the latest trading session. About 222,642 shares traded. Visa Inc (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since September 1, 2016 and is uptrending. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mngmt holds 118,649 shares or 0.5% of its portfolio. Since March 20, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $11.00 million activity. (more...)
Gilead Sciences' (GILD) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at William Blair
- September 02, 2017

Oak Ridge Investments Llc decreased Gilead Sciences Inc ( GILD ) stake by 41.32% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. In other Gilead Sciences news, insider John C. As per Monday, June 12, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. On August 31 the company was upgraded to "Buy" from " by Argus. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, January 20 by Standpoint Research. (more...)
Mysterious, Brain-Like Blob Found in A Canadian Lagoon Mysterious, Brain-Like Blob Found in A Canadian Lagoon
- September 02, 2017

They live in colonies, comprising hundreds of millions of individuals. A DISGUSTING blob creature that looks like a BRAIN has been discovered in a lake called The Lost Lagoon. Fish and Wildlife Service, the spread of creature could be tied to climate change. Meaning, zooids can only survive in water warmer than 60 degrees Fahrenheit, which made scientists suggest that warming temperatures are allowing the creatures to spread north. (more...)
The Plains Group Holdings, LP (PAGP) & Enbridge Energy Management (EEQ) Critical Analysis
- September 02, 2017

In case of Revenue Estimates, 5 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Plains GP Holdings, L.P.as 4.94 Billion. Plains GP Holdings, L.P. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $21.25 per share, for a total transaction of $425,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website . (more...)
Harman Kardon Allure lures you in with Alexa voice control Harman Kardon Allure lures you in with Alexa voice control
- September 01, 2017

The speaker also has built-in Chromecast support. The LINK 20 will be €199, with slightly more powerful speakers (2x10W) and five more hours of battery life. Next comes JBL's answer to Apple's AirPods - the JBL Free wireless earbuds. The JBL Free wireless earbuds come with microphone for taking up calls etc. (more...)
AMD's taking on Intel with a $549 8-core Threadripper AMD's taking on Intel with a $549 8-core Threadripper
- September 01, 2017

AMD has released its third and cheapest Ryzen Threadripper CPU. Well, the 1900X's base clock is slightly higher, at 3.8GHz vs 3.6GHz for the 1800X. By comparison, the cheapest X99 motherboards cost $350, and they go up to $550 if you want all the bells and whistles. Now, AMD is filling out that lineup from the low end with a slightly more subdued eight-core offering, the Ryzen Threadripper 1900X. (more...)
Sony Xperia XA1 Plus Price in India Sony Xperia XA1 Plus Price in India
- September 01, 2017

Same Soc, Ram and Adreno 540 GPU. The display on the XZ1 Compact is of 720p HD resolution and also the secondary camera is of 8MP resolution. Xperia Z1 compact weights 140 gram. Also revealed today is the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus . The battery capacity is just sufficient but not so enhanced. Sony Xperia XZ1 compact will support WIfi and Volte features. (more...)
Asteroid almost three miles wide is going to pass by Earth today Asteroid almost three miles wide is going to pass by Earth today
- September 01, 2017

The fact this is near, relative to other heavenly bodies, is a reminder that space, "is really big". Radar instruments on Earth will be pointed at the asteroid as it passes to more accurately measure its size and even see some surface features not studied before. (more...)
Three new Shovel Knight amiibo are coming to seduce you Three new Shovel Knight amiibo are coming to seduce you
- September 01, 2017

Each amiibo unlocks helper fairies in Shovel Knight , bonus armor for Specter Knight, and more. Video game stories from other sites on the web. Additionally, the amiibos will allow players to have Fairy companions join them in-game, though it appears that these fairies have no function in gameplay. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG Teases Project One Hypercar Mercedes-AMG Teases Project One Hypercar
- September 01, 2017

Other than that, Mercedes says the vehicle "combines outstanding racetrack performance with day-to-day suitable Formula 1 hybrid technology" and efficiency. Given the Project One's current status as a near-production prototype, don't expect to see it on the road until 2019, when first deliveries will commence. (more...)
Elon Musk's Tesla Slapped With Official Complaint Over Workers' Rights Violation Elon Musk's Tesla Slapped With Official Complaint Over Workers' Rights Violation
- September 01, 2017

Workers' complaints, filed with the NLRB in April but dating back to a series of events ranging from November to March, refer to efforts with the United Auto Workers to form a union at Tesla's plant in Fremont, California - a move the vehicle firm's management opposes. (more...)
Three new Crystal Dualshock controllers revealed Three new Crystal Dualshock controllers revealed
- September 01, 2017

PlayStation has unveiled a new range of Dualshock 4 wireless controllers , and they're really nice. I say "up to" because the new color choices seem to be limited depending on where you are in the world. Best Buy has the Red Crystal controller listed for a September 25 release on its website and GameStop has the Blue Crystal listed for September 30. (more...)
Research Ratings: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), AO Smith Corporation (AOS)
- September 01, 2017

Dearborn Partners Llc decreased Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) stake by 3.61% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Ycg Llc sold 29,056 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. On Wednesday, August 23 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy". The company was initiated on Friday, August 7 by Goldman Sachs. (more...)
Miranda Lambert Saves Over 70 Dogs From Hurricane Harvey Floods Miranda Lambert Saves Over 70 Dogs From Hurricane Harvey Floods
- September 01, 2017

Early Wednesday morning (8/30), volunteers were already back at it, helping pups get to safe, dry shelters. I'm calling her Ashley after (fellow country singing star) Ashley Monroe who just had a baby herself. Hurricane Harvey is forcing many families to evacuate to emergency shelters, where pets are not permitted due to possible allergic reactions from other people at the shelters. (more...)
Microsoft pushes AR/VR features with upcoming Windows 10 update Microsoft pushes AR/VR features with upcoming Windows 10 update
- September 01, 2017

Microsoft confirmed the release date at IFA today, and pointed out two of the update's key new features: eye-tracking and Windows Mixed Reality . This will be flawless for those users who are planning on playing Xbox Play Anywhere games. The original will disappear from Windows, but it'll still be available for download in the Windows App store. With head-mounted displays (HMDs) from OEMs like Acer , ASUS, Dell , HP, Lenovo, and 3Glasses that start at $299 and work with PCs that have ... (more...)
Texas Jury Awards $10.1M Against Nintendo In Patent Trial Texas Jury Awards $10.1M Against Nintendo In Patent Trial
- September 01, 2017

A Dallas jury awarded a local company $10.1 million today in a jury trial over who invented the motion detection technology used in the Nintendo Wii. The suit sought a massive $144 million in damages, working out to $4 for every Wii game system sold. But iLife argued that its patented technology could be used in other applications and was used by Nintendo in the creation of its motion-sensing Wii Remote controller. (more...)