Sci-tech


Gospel artist reveals she was 'suicidal' in Destiny's Child Gospel artist reveals she was 'suicidal' in Destiny's Child
- October 21, 2017

That same year, Williams spoke about her battle with the mood disorder on " Good Morning America ". "I'm in one of the top-selling female groups of all time, suffering from depression ", she said. "What do you have to be depressed about?'" she recalled on the show. Williams, 37, said she had started suffering from depression when she was 13 and it lingered throughout her late teens and 20s even as she, Kelly Rowland and Beyonce Knowles hit the big time. (more...)
Quarterly Financial Watch for Northern Dynasty Minerals, Ltd. (AMEX:NAK) Quarterly Financial Watch for Northern Dynasty Minerals, Ltd. (AMEX:NAK)
- October 21, 2017

Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. Now the stock price is moving -39.42% off from the highest level of twelve months and 243.24% above from twelve months low. On Wednesday December 21, 2016, Gabelli released a statement on Northern Dynasty Minerals (NYSE: NAK ) upped the target price from $0.00 to $3.00 that suggested an upside of 0.67%. (more...)
Seventh-grader Gitanjali Rao is America's `Top Young Scientist' Seventh-grader Gitanjali Rao is America's `Top Young Scientist'
- October 21, 2017

In making her presentation in a final competition at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn., Rao presented her invention to a panel of 3M scientists, school superintendents and administrators from across the country, according to the news release. (more...)
Apple's iPhone X nightmare: A dire shortage of the devices Apple's iPhone X nightmare: A dire shortage of the devices
- October 21, 2017

If anything, it strongly suggests that iPhone 8 demand is significantly lower than what Apple was anticipating. Verizon Communication Inc's Chief Financial Officer Matt Ellis said the number of third-quarter phone upgrades fell versus previous years, but that he expected an upgrade surge when the iPhone X is released. (more...)
Apple sued by Japanese company that owns Animoji trademark Apple sued by Japanese company that owns Animoji trademark
- October 21, 2017

According to the suit, Apple's decision to go ahead and use the Animoji name in spite of all this is a "textbook case of willful, deliberate trademark infringement". A Japanese company on Wednesday filed suit against Apple for allegedly infringing on a USA trademark covering " Animoji ", which the Cupertino tech giant is using to market a new facial recognition feature introduced with iPhone X. (more...)
Wells Fargo & Co's (WFC) Wells Fargo & Co's (WFC) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group
- October 21, 2017

The Vident Investment Advisory Llc holds 4,213 shares with $432,000 value, down from 14,544 last quarter. Dupont Management reported 528,026 shares. The financial services provider reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.04 by ($0.20). (more...)
The Apple Mac mini may not be dead after all The Apple Mac mini may not be dead after all
- October 20, 2017

Apple has released many , many, many products since the Mac Mini was last upgraded in 2014, and that's left the fans of the Mac Mini anxious that it's not long for this world. Are you also an enthusiastic user of Mac Mini? But is it? According to MacRumors , which posted an email from Apple CEO Tim Cook to a Mac Mini user, the device will still be an important part of Apple's product line going forward. (more...)
Puppy dog eyes are for the benefit of humans, scientists find Puppy dog eyes are for the benefit of humans, scientists find
- October 20, 2017

Researchers at the University of Portsmouth's Dog Cognition Centre say they are the first to find clear evidence that dogs move their faces in direct response to human attention. And yes, those could be facial twitches or your dog panting after a nice jog in the park, but facial expressions have also been reported in macaques, dogs and, as of 2015, horses . (more...)
Both Resident Evil: Revelations have a new mini-game on Switch
- October 19, 2017

Revelations 1's game is called " Ghost Ship Panic " and it's a vertical shooter of sorts. "In the best 'Ghouls" tradition, the former S.T.A.R.S. member lose most of his clothes when he is hit by an enemy, a amusing and nostalgic view for all players who remember the original game. (more...)
See Uranus with your naked eye tonight See Uranus with your naked eye tonight
- October 19, 2017

A waning moon, and the resulting darker sky, should help. Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky, is -1.4. Astronomers and stargazers will be able to see Uranus without a telescope in IN tonight. The best way to see Uranus , according to National Geographic , is by looking toward the southeast, where it will be close to the Pisces constellation . (more...)
The 10 most and least healthy Halloween sweets The 10 most and least healthy Halloween sweets
- October 19, 2017

Candy corn?! That cheap, dyed, artificial caramel-tasting stuff?! The states of Alabama, Idaho, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and SC do. And chocolate placed third on the list with 34,847 of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups being bought every year. (more...)
Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS), BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP)
- October 19, 2017

Benjamin F Edwards Com reported 0% of its portfolio in Oasis Petroleum Inc . Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an equal weight rating on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a report on Saturday, September 16th. They set a "neutral" rating and a $9.00 target price on the stock. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 182,351 shares in the company, valued at $1,599,218.27. (more...)
Apple Watch loses cellular service in China Apple Watch loses cellular service in China
- October 19, 2017

The device has the same design as its predecessor, the Series 2, but is the first smartwatch from the tech giant to use LTE wireless connectivity . The eSIM is embedded in the watch by Apple , not by carriers. The component allows the Apple Watch to connect to carrier networks and send and receive data over those connections. Since the eSIMs in Apple Watches aren't given out by the Chinese government, it likely doesn't know how to regulate the eSIMs yet, nor does it know how to ... (more...)
Pokémon Go's Halloween update introduces new monsters from Ruby and Sapphire Pokémon Go's Halloween update introduces new monsters from Ruby and Sapphire
- October 19, 2017

The Halloween event will start tomorrow, October 20, at 12:00 p.m. PDT and run through till November 2 at 1:00 p.m. PDT, so you'll have plenty of time to bust some ghosts. And, just like previous year, trainers will earn extra Candy from catching, hatching, and transferring Pokemon , and buddy Pokemon will earn Candy twice as fast. (more...)
Sockbot Android Malware Found in Eight Apps on the Google Play Store
- October 19, 2017

Google has removed eight apps from the official Play Store that were infected with the Sockbot Android malware . At the surface, those apps would provide an actual in-game use (the provided example, shown to the right, is an assassin character skin). (more...)
IPhone 8 and iPhone X production issues - AAPL stock dropped by 1.5% IPhone 8 and iPhone X production issues - AAPL stock dropped by 1.5%
- October 19, 2017

Apple last month introduced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus , which resemble the iPhone 7 but have a glass back for wireless charging. USA wireless carrier AT&T said its third-quarter postpaid handset upgrades were fewer by almost 900,000 from a year ago, and brokerage Jefferies attributed it to weak iPhone 8 demand. (more...)
Google Stars Logo To Honor S. Chandrasekhar Google Stars Logo To Honor S. Chandrasekhar
- October 19, 2017

Chandrasekhar completed his graduation from the Presidency College in Chennai (then Madras) in 1930. According to a report in The Verge , Chandrasekhar's theory was initially was rejected by his peers and was even ridiculed by Sir Arthur Eddington, a leading astrophysicist of the time. (more...)
Scientists identify ideal place for moon base Scientists identify ideal place for moon base
- October 19, 2017

We might get new types of rock samples, heat flow data and lunar quake observation data". JAXA scientists acquired radar data from the SELENE spacecraft that studied the origins and geological history of the moon. By surveying the areas where GRAIL had identified mass deficits, or less mass under the surface, they narrowed down the data they needed to analyze. Now, scientists at Purdue University may have found the flawless place for it. (more...)
German Nature Reserves Have Lost More Than 75% of Flying Insects German Nature Reserves Have Lost More Than 75% of Flying Insects
- October 19, 2017

Researchers in Germany have documented a steep decline in flying insects at dozens of nature reserves in the past three decades, and agricultural pesticides may be to blame. While no corresponding data over the same study period is available for non-flying insects , "we can just hope they are faring better, but we have no reason to believe that is the case", Hallman said. (more...)
Orionid Meteor Shower 2017: When, Where & How to See It This Weekend Orionid Meteor Shower 2017: When, Where & How to See It This Weekend
- October 19, 2017

As Earth passes through Halley's orbit, pieces of rock plunge into our upper atmosphere and burn up, causing handsome shooting star displays. Orion is the namesake because the meteors appear to radiate from north of Betelgeuse , one of the constellation's most well-known stars. (more...)
What's the Krack: security expert says installing updates essential What's the Krack: security expert says installing updates essential
- October 19, 2017

It was not immediately clear how hard it would be for hackers to exploit the bug, or if the vulnerability has previously been used to launch any attacks. "Given the complexity of updating smart devices such as mobile phones, CERT NZ also strongly recommends disabling Wi-Fi when it isn't required", it said in its advisory . (more...)
Nintendo Switch Gets It's Big 4.0.0 Update
- October 19, 2017

The new Nintendo Switch video capture feature is now only compatible with select titles such as Zelda Breath of the Wild and Splatoon 2 . The thing is, right now, the feature only works with a handful of games, including The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , ARMS , Splatoon 2 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . (more...)
'Greek Freak' Giannis praised as 'MVP candidate' by Celtics coach Stevens 'Greek Freak' Giannis praised as 'MVP candidate' by Celtics coach Stevens
- October 19, 2017

Let's say there have been easier starts to a regular season for a team, and a marquee new player, to deal with. Their lineup down the stretch was Irving, Brown, Marcus Smart, rookie Jayson Tatum and Al Horford, with Tatum defending the power forward spot. (more...)
Alicia Keys is returning to Alicia Keys is returning to "The Voice" next season
- October 19, 2017

NBC's The Voice has firmed up its coaching staff for season 14. However, third time is the charm, as Keys emerges, promising to "defend my crown". Over the summer, NBC revealed that Adam Levine , Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson would be coaching on the fourteenth season of " The Voice ". (more...)
Presented voice assistant Samsung Bixby 2.0 Presented voice assistant Samsung Bixby 2.0
- October 19, 2017

When Bixby was first launched past year, it was only made available for Samsung's flagship devices. Debuting with Galaxy S8 , it was meant to offer competition to likes of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa . Speaking at the WSJD Live conference this week, Samsung Next president David Eun said, "When we think about Bixby, we don't think about it as a voice gateway on a single device". (more...)