Sci-tech


PM Modi in Chennai, to attend multiple events PM Modi in Chennai, to attend multiple events
- November 06, 2017

Actor Kamal Haasan is likely to make "important political statement" on November 7. Technology has brought about a "great change" in the media , the Prime Minister said and recalled that once upon a time headlines were written on the village blackboard which "carried huge credibility". (more...)
Panasonic India launches 'Eluga A4' at Rs 12490 Panasonic India launches 'Eluga A4' at Rs 12490
- November 06, 2017

Panasonic has provided Android 7.0 Nougat on the new smartphone with its AI-based Arbo virtual assistant that was appeared on the Eluga I4, Eluga Ray, and Eluga Ray Max in the past. Coming to the optics, the Eluga A4 comes with a 13 megapixel primary camera along with an LED flash. It has 32GB internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB through a hybrid dual-SIM configuration where second SIM slot doubles as a MicroSD card holder. (more...)
Take a peek inside the iPhone X Take a peek inside the iPhone X
- November 06, 2017

Besides, they also believe that in order to unlock the phone you have to directly face it and make use of the Face ID technology. In the same vein, the tech major also admitted that with extended long-term use, these panels can show slight visual changes such as image persistence or burn-in. (more...)
About the Super Retina display on your iPhone X About the Super Retina display on your iPhone X
- November 05, 2017

While the support document includes your standard boilerplate niceties regarding the display's 1,000,000 to 1 contrast ratio and the like, it also includes some notable tidbits about potential problems that might arise. This is of course normal for an OLED display, and according to reports nowhere near as bad as with the Pixel 2 displays, which have been criticized heavily. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey Becomes The Franchise's Fastest Selling Game in US History
- November 04, 2017

Nintendo of America's president, Reggie Fils-Aime, gave his thoughts on the new game's success. As mentioned in previous articles, Mario now has the ability to "capture" enemies and objects, thus gaining the ability to control them. Just hit the buttons on the top of this page. With 7.6 million units of the Nintendo Switch sold, this meant that more than a quarter of all Nintendo Switch owners bought the game nearly immediately after it was released. (more...)
Handset officially confirmed with good old headphone jack Handset officially confirmed with good old headphone jack
- November 04, 2017

There is also a OnePlus 5 model that happens to be sitting right next to the new smartphone. This is one of those times when we respectfully disagree on what it means to be courageous. The OnePlus 5T is actually real. There is no official date for the phone's announcement as of yet, but it's likely that the company will launch it before the year's end: "We're proud to announce that we're keeping the headphone jack for the OnePlus 5T - and confident that our product decisions for our upcoming ... (more...)
Traders Secrets on Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Newell Brands Inc. (NWL)
- November 04, 2017

About 36.23 million shares traded. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 30.70%. (NASDAQ: AMD ) on Monday, March 21 with "Sell" rating. Aaron's, Inc.is an omnichannel well-known provider of lease-purchase solutions. The insider Su Lisa T sold $896,000. 46,875 shares were sold by WOLIN HARRY A, worth $597,656. On the opposite side of that transaction from Blackrock Inc. (more...)
2017 ozone hole smallest since 1988 2017 ozone hole smallest since 1988
- November 04, 2017

The size of hole in Ozone layer was at its peak on September 11, nearly two and a half times the size of the United States; but then it started declining and have been on a continuous shrinking spree for rest of the September and October. The ozone hole is a depletion of ozone gas (O3) in the stratosphere above Antarctica . This year's maximum hole is more than twice as big as the United States, but it's 3.4 million square kilometres (1.3 million square miles) less than last year and 8.5 ... (more...)
Humans are driving climate change, federal scientists say Humans are driving climate change, federal scientists say
- November 04, 2017

Based on "a large body of scientific, peer-reviewed research", global annually averaged surface air temperature has increased by about 1.8 Fahrenheit (1.0 Celsius) over the last 115 years (1901-2016), it says. And Americans are already experiencing the effects of climate change through heavier rainfall, coastal flooding, drought, more frequent heatwaves and wildfires, and earlier snow melt. (more...)
A Beaver Moon Rises This Weekend A Beaver Moon Rises This Weekend
- November 04, 2017

Lovers of nature will also be interested to hear that it's going to look about 14% larger and 30% brighter than the moon we're used to seeing. Why? November's full moon is an almost-supermoon because when it reaches fullness it will be 226,179 miles (364,004 kilometers) from Earth. (more...)
BlizzCon 2017: Hearthstone's new expansion is 'Kobolds and Catacombs' BlizzCon 2017: Hearthstone's new expansion is 'Kobolds and Catacombs'
- November 03, 2017

This 7 mana hunter card will destry your opponent's left and right-most minions, so get ready to recruit new minions. "You" start with a novice deck and fight tougher and tougher boss battles, looting new cards for your deck along the way. If you lose, however, you'll need to start all over from the beginning. At certain points throughout the run, you will be awarded extremely powerful uncollectible treasure cards. (more...)
Qualcomm shares surge 15% on talk of takeover by Broadcom Qualcomm shares surge 15% on talk of takeover by Broadcom
- November 03, 2017

A final decision on whether to proceed has not been made, they said. Qualcomm's market value is $90 billion, according to FactSet. That represents a 22 percent premium to Qualcomm's closing price on Thursday, but it's basically equal to what the company commanded in the market last December. (more...)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT)
- November 03, 2017

The company has market cap of $2.50 billion. In looking the SMA 50 we see that the stock has seen a 22.72% while it has a distance of 28.60% from the 200 days simple moving average . for 11.87 million shares. Finally, Vigilant Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Intel Corporation by 22.6% during the 1st quarter. (more...)
Samsung launches Android Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ Samsung launches Android Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and S8+
- November 03, 2017

Samsung says the beta's test period differs by country and could change, and offers more information on its Members FAQ pages for each territory. Only South Korean, US and UK Galaxy S8 users will get to preview the upcoming Samsung Experience 9.0. (more...)
Telltale's The Walking Dead getting visual upgrade in PS4, Xbox One collection Telltale's The Walking Dead getting visual upgrade in PS4, Xbox One collection
- November 03, 2017

According to reports, the release of the series collection will serve as a primer for the fourth season of " Telltale's The Walking Dead ", which will arrive in 2018. This isn't the first time that Whitta has joined the development team, and the writer was also responsible for parts of the critically-acclaimed first season of Telltale's The Walking Dead . (more...)
Publisher Shuts Down DNA Info And Gothamist Publisher Shuts Down DNA Info And Gothamist
- November 03, 2017

I loved reading DCist over the years and appreciated their coverage of city-wide news. " DNAinfo is, at the end of the day, a business, and businesses need to be economically successful if they are to endure", Ricketts wrote. The non-New York websites under Ricketts's control did not join the union. "We were the best in the game and I can't put into words what a loss this is to NYC news", DNAinfo reporter Noah Hurowitz tweeted . (more...)
Some Google Pixel 2 XL phones are reportedly shipping without Android Some Google Pixel 2 XL phones are reportedly shipping without Android
- November 03, 2017

However, those who wish to buy Google Pixel 2 smartphone in India can only opt from just two colors including Black and Clearly White colours. Google Pixel 2 Price in India is Rs. The Pixel 2 supports Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz 802.11 a/b/c/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, and NFC connectivity. This inconvenience apparently didn't discourage him from abandoning the Pixel 2 altogether. (more...)
Tapanuli Orangutan: Scientists Just Discovered a Completely New Species of Great Ape Tapanuli Orangutan: Scientists Just Discovered a Completely New Species of Great Ape
- November 03, 2017

Until the Tapanuli orangutan was described, there were only six official species of nonhuman great ape: chimpanzees, two species of gorillas, bonobos, and two species of orangutan. They've named the new species the Tapanuli orangutan ( Pongo tapanuliensis ). In addition to genetic differences from the other species, the researchers said the skeleton of a Tapanuli orangutan that died after being wounded by villagers showed differences in tooth and skull shape. (more...)
Privacy Experts Concerned About Face ID Before Release Date Privacy Experts Concerned About Face ID Before Release Date
- November 02, 2017

At the same time, there are also concerns about developers sharing such data with other parties who may in turn use such data for advertising purposes. The reason why privacy groups are so concerned is that even though data stored by Apple's Face ID feature is complex and encrypted inside iPhones rather than on the iCloud, the hacker community may fervently try to defeat it and may come up with a solution sooner or later. (more...)
Tyrese Gibson assures fans he's 'actually OK' following emotional custody battle video Tyrese Gibson assures fans he's 'actually OK' following emotional custody battle video
- November 02, 2017

The Furious 7 actor sparked concerns for his wellbeing when he began sobbing in a video while ranting about his custody battle with ex-wife Norma over their 10-year-old daughter Shayla . "It's not about I know I know I know right?? You are a selfish champ". Another Instagram post by Gibson on Wednesday went a little deeper into why Gibson is so angry at Johnson - or the situation Johnson has put him in. (more...)
Do Institutional Investors Hate Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM)? Do Institutional Investors Hate Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM)?
- November 02, 2017

Anderson Hoagland & Co sold 12,837 shares as Rpm International Inc (RPM)'s stock rose 0.21%. Tortoise Investment Management LLC now owns 1,325 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 125 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Lenovo to acquire Fujitsu's PC business via joint venture in 2018
- November 02, 2017

Lenovo has recently been surpassed by HP as the leading PC supplier in the global market, and its mobile business has struggled to make an impact, despite its acquisition of Motorola for $2.9bn (£2.2bn). The pair, along with the Development Bank of Japan, will "focus on the research, development, design, manufacturing and sales of client computing devices for the global PC market", the firms said. (more...)
Sending New York City suspect to Guantanamo would take too long Sending New York City suspect to Guantanamo would take too long
- November 02, 2017

It hasn't been good". "And we do not want to chain migration where somebody like him ultimately will be allowed to bring in many, many members of his family, and we don't want that". During a meeting with his Cabinet at the White House on Wednesday, Trump told reporters the United States government needed to be much tougher and smarter and less politically correct and accused previous administrations, particularly that of predecessor Barack Obama, of being overly soft on immigration and ... (more...)
Scientists discover hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid Scientists discover hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid
- November 02, 2017

Archaeologists already knew of three chambers: subterranean, King's and Queen's Chambers connected by corridors, the largest of which is the Grand Gallery. Japanese and French scientists made the announcement after two years of study at the famous pyramid complex. "The first reaction was a lot of excitement, but then we knew that it would take us a long, long time, that we needed to be very patient in this scientific process", says Tayoubi. (more...)
Tesla stock falls on Model 3 delays, biggest-ever quarterly loss Tesla stock falls on Model 3 delays, biggest-ever quarterly loss
- November 02, 2017

The company now plans to produce 5,000 Model 3 sedans per week by the end of the first quarter in 2018 - a target it had initially planned to achieve in December . "I was really depressed about three or four weeks ago", he said. "We are on it, we've got it covered", but it would take a few months longer than expected. (more...)