Sci-tech


IBM Retirement Fund Increases Position in NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- August 04, 2017

Verizon Communications now has $196.67 billion valuation . The stock increased 1.27% or $2.09 during the last trading session, reaching $166.48. About 7.62 million shares traded. The stock of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 6 with "Buy". (more...)
Analysts Set GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) Target Price at $8.27 Analysts Set GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) Target Price at $8.27
- August 04, 2017

Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $9.00 target price on shares of GoPro in a research report on Saturday, April 29th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded GoPro from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. (more...)
Facebook is Rolling out Stories Feature to Desktop Users Facebook is Rolling out Stories Feature to Desktop Users
- August 04, 2017

TechCrunch reports that Facebook is launching stories on desktop as a test for now, which means only a few users will be able to actually see it. A small question mark icon appears in the Stories module, as well, which will explain the feature's objective, when hovered over with your cursor. (more...)
JioPhone may feature a special version of Whatsapp JioPhone may feature a special version of Whatsapp
- August 04, 2017

Meanwhile, Jio has launched a new recharge plan at Rs. 349, which includes 20 GB of 4G data with a validity of 56 days without any daily limit. The firm also expects a challenge for Jio and it said that unlike the battles drawn between new comer and incumbent rivals over service pricing plane, the new one would be fought on the product front. (more...)
Rhythm Violence Game Thumper Coming To Xbox One Later This Month Rhythm Violence Game Thumper Coming To Xbox One Later This Month
- August 04, 2017

A VR version of the game has been released for PlayStation VR and through Steam . Thumper launches for Xbox One and Windows 10 on August 18th. A music game first and foremost, Thumper challenges players with speeding down a hellish highway while mastering new moves, dethroning bosses, and staying in rhythm at breakneck speeds. (more...)
Starting from K8 Note, all Lenovo phones to come with pure Android Starting from K8 Note, all Lenovo phones to come with pure Android
- August 04, 2017

Launched with the Moto X, the first big smartphone release made once Motorola was owned by Google, a nearly-stock Android made the device a stand-out hit. The benefits of using stock Android over a custom skin have been proven time and time again, and even through this won't have that much of an impact on United States consumers, it's still exciting to see Lenovo doing something like this. (more...)
Lego Voltron is Coming to Defend Your Brick-Built Universe Lego Voltron is Coming to Defend Your Brick-Built Universe
- August 04, 2017

As has been the case with LEGO Ideas custom sets that have been approved for production, such as the Back to the Future DeLorean time machine , the Ghostbusters Ecto-1 and Pixar's WALL-E , the final set makes some changes as the official LEGO master builders see fit to make the most efficient set possible. (more...)
The Spotify App is Rumoured to be Coming to Xbox One
- August 04, 2017

Earlier this week, images popped up on Reddit , showing that Microsoft's Larry Hryb (better known in the Xbox community as Major Nelson) was using " Spotify Music - for Xbox". Though Groove Music probably won't be leaving the Xbox ecosystem anytime soon, it would appear that Microsoft has made a decision to open up the platform and allow competitors like Spotify to come on board. (more...)
Destiny 2 PC Beta Details Destiny 2 PC Beta Details
- August 04, 2017

Hirshberg said that demand is already high for more content even before the game has launched, calling on the evidence of the high number of pre-orders the game has received, especially editions of the game that include the Expansion Pass. (more...)
'For Honor:' Ubisoft Unveils Content-Packed Third Season 'For Honor:' Ubisoft Unveils Content-Packed Third Season
- August 04, 2017

Finally, Season Three will debut alongside a new title update for For Honor , which will bring several gameplay tweaks and updates, including fighting mechanic adjustments to create better balance between offensive and defensive styles of play. (more...)
Wanted: Someone to help NASA protect the Earth from aliens Wanted: Someone to help NASA protect the Earth from aliens
- August 04, 2017

Space can get nasty - which is why NASA is officially searching for a Planetary Protection Officer to save the planet from potential alien contamination! The planetary protection officer is also in charge of making sure that if and when we land on exoplanets that support life, we don't bring something along that'll wipe them them out, like those octopus-looking guys in War of the Worlds who were destroying New Jersey and then suddenly died from random terrestrial bacteria. (more...)
Drilling Down Into National CineMedia, Inc. (NCMI)
- August 04, 2017

The count of Hold ratings in that period was 0. Out of the analyst recommendations 2 rate National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) stock a Buy, 1 rate the stock Outperform, 4 rate Hold, 0 rate Underperform and 0 recommend a Sell. The original version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://sportsperspectives.com/2017/08/02/national-cinemedia-inc-nasdaqncmi-research-coverage-started-at-wedbush.html. (more...)
The Evil Within 2 Crafting Details The Evil Within 2 Crafting Details
- August 04, 2017

Tango Gameworks' The Evil Within 2 has received some new information on the customization system. Players will still have the ability to upgrade his abilities, but will only be able to upgrade their weapons via weapon parts that can be found by exploring your surroundings. (more...)
Unlocked Asus Zenfone AR is now in stock in the US Unlocked Asus Zenfone AR is now in stock in the US
- August 04, 2017

Have you been looking forward to picking up the Asus ZenFone AR? It's packing a 5.7-inch 2560×1440 AMOLED display , 23-megapixel rear camera, Snapdragon 821 processor, microSD slot, and 3300mAh battery . Keep in mind that the unlocked ZenFone AR is compatible with GSM networks only (which means T-Mobile, AT&T, and related MVNOs here in the States). (more...)
HMD Global uploads Nokia Camera app to the Play Store HMD Global uploads Nokia Camera app to the Play Store
- August 04, 2017

The current version is v6.0080.07, and as you might expect, it can only be installed on Nokia phones. Meanwhile, Nokia is also releasing the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in more markets of Asia, Europe, North Africa and some parts of Africa. (more...)
Nissan Leaf is lower with improved aerodynamics Nissan Leaf is lower with improved aerodynamics
- August 04, 2017

It's likely to feature a number of Nissan's latest design features, including its trademark V-Motion grille. The 2018 Nissan Leaf will also feature a new e-Pedal system that will give drivers the ability to mainly only use the accelerator pedal. (more...)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stake Cut by Sigma Investment Counselors Inc
- August 04, 2017

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, April 27 by Nomura. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a $168.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. In related news, insider Daniel J. Riccio sold 11,949 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 7th. The difference of 52 week low value as well as 52 week high value and the current price of the stock suggests the next move of the shares. (more...)
Funcom takes Conan Exiles to the Frozen North this month Funcom takes Conan Exiles to the Frozen North this month
- August 04, 2017

The free Conan Exiles expansion will also add a lot more content to the game besides a new zone. The Frozen North takes players to the snowy north and will introduce climate and weather systems. So go forth and build an all new empire in The Frozen North! The team has added siege weapons, a new dungeon, a dye system, new armor and weapons , new decorations, avatar defenses, new building pieces, and much more. (more...)
Sensex ends lower for second session; banks drag Sensex ends lower for second session; banks drag
- August 04, 2017

The broader Nifty index was down 24 points or 0.24 percent at 10,057. Meanwhile, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 238.66 points or 0.74% at 32,237.88. Data released during market hours revealed that the Nikkei India Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a pointer to services output on a monthly basis, plunged to 45.9 in July, the lowest since September 2013, from June's eight-month high of 53.1. (more...)
How Lady Olenna and Jaime Lannister Really Felt About That Scene
- August 03, 2017

Last weekend's episode of Game of Thrones , " The Queen's Justice ", brought us a lot of meetings and reunions, namely the long-awaited encounter between Jon Snow and the Mother of Dragons. And, boy, did she go out in style-delivering more of those famous retorts and zingers in her final exchange with Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). (more...)
Increases Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO) Price Target to $100.00
- August 03, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $76.68, for a total value of $451,185.12. Parkside Finance National Bank reported 242 shares. The California-based David R. The company reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.08. Calvert Management Inc has 0.01% invested in Take Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:TTWO). (more...)
RiME is Coming to Nintendo Switch RiME is Coming to Nintendo Switch
- August 03, 2017

Now already available on PS4, Xbox One , and PC, RiME will launch on Nintendo Switch on November 14 (Nov. 17 in Europe) via the Nintendo eShop for $29.99 / €34.99 / £29.99. The digital edition will cost $29.99, while the physical edition is priced at $39.99. The physical edition includes the full game, a download code and the original score. (more...)
Microsoft Bids Goodbye to 'Mobile First' Mantra in Favor of AI Microsoft Bids Goodbye to 'Mobile First' Mantra in Favor of AI
- August 03, 2017

For Microsoft , artificial intelligence will be a top priority going forward. In other words, AI has replaced mobile as Microsoft's biggest crush. "To do this, we are infusing AI into everything we deliver across our computing platforms and experiences". (more...)
Budget tablets a rare highlight as broader market shrinks Budget tablets a rare highlight as broader market shrinks
- August 03, 2017

The market researcher estimates that Lenovo was in fourth place with 5.0 percent of the market, and Amazon came fifth with 3.9 percent. Apple only moved 9.9 million iPads in the same quarter a year ago. Overall tablet sales dropped 3.4 percent from the same period previous year to 37.9 million, according to a survey by research firm IDC . The replacement for the iPad Air 2 arrived with a budget friendly price tag of £339/$329, while packing a host of improvements. (more...)
Science puts back together 'Mona Lisa' armed dinosaur Science puts back together 'Mona Lisa' armed dinosaur
- August 03, 2017

So, Borealopelta markmitchelli took to camouflage to avoid meat-eating dinosaur predators, researchers say in a paper published Thursday. Despite being the "dinosaur equivalent of a tank", the 18-foot-long, more than 2,800-pound creature also had a common form of camouflage called countershading, meaning its underside was lighter than the back, researchers reported in the August 3 issue of the journal Current Biology . (more...)