Sci-tech


Gurugram gang-rape: One accused arrested Gurugram gang-rape: One accused arrested
- January 19, 2018

A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old boy in Hisar district on Tuesday. A second-year student of Kamala Nehru College, the survivor on Thursday lodged a complaint against two accused at the Farrukhnagar Police Station. (more...)
National planetarium open for Super Blue Blood Moon on Jan 31 National planetarium open for Super Blue Blood Moon on Jan 31
- January 19, 2018

Come January 31 and you will be able to witness one of the rarest celestial phenomena. With regard to the time, the moon will pass through the partial shadow at 4.21 pm and eventually into total lunar eclipse by 6.21 pm. The public can contact the National Planetarium at 03-22735484 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. While you will able to witness this awesome spectacle with the naked eye, there's nothing better than experiencing it at a planetarium. (more...)
Overwatch League Opening Week Saw More than 10 Million Viewers: Blizzard Overwatch League Opening Week Saw More than 10 Million Viewers: Blizzard
- January 19, 2018

Games took place on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday last week , and the 10 million viewing figure includes all streaming services and everyone who watched around the globe, from Twitch viewers, to worldwide partners such as Panda TV (a Chinese rival to Twitch ), as reported by Gamespot . (more...)
NASA and DOE test compact nuclear Mars power system for future missions NASA and DOE test compact nuclear Mars power system for future missions
- January 19, 2018

When we imagine sending humans to live on Mars , the moon or other planetary bodies in the not-so-distant future, a primary question is: How will we power their colony? But what kind of power source is small yet potent enough to reliably power an extraterrestrial habitat? The National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) has conducted some initial test on a compact power system which will sustain a long in duration and will give full power run on a mission. (more...)
Microsoft Develops AI That Can Draw Back On Text Descriptions Microsoft Develops AI That Can Draw Back On Text Descriptions
- January 19, 2018

With further development time and processing power it is possible that the AI could go on to create animations based upon story board descriptions, reducing a lot of the everyday animation labour in studios. "Attention is a human concept; we use math to make attention computational", explained He. As it's being trained, the system absorbs the common sense that goes into creating a work of art. (more...)
Android Wear 2.8 update includes darker background, better notification glanceability Android Wear 2.8 update includes darker background, better notification glanceability
- January 19, 2018

The Android Wear app on your phone will be updated from 2.7.0.177669439 to 2.7.0.180439970, but the actual software on your Android Wear watch will change to 2.8.0.181612071. As in OLEDs, the display doesn't emit any colour when its black. A blog post from Google claims the update will include "improved notification glanceability with a new layout which shows more of your messages at a glance". (more...)
Uzbeks killed in Kazakhstan bus inferno Uzbeks killed in Kazakhstan bus inferno
- January 19, 2018

The bus was headed from the Russian city of Samara on the Volga river to the town of Shymkent in southern Kazakhstan , the ministry said. "The route is widely used to transport Uzbekmigrant workers to and from Russia" Russia. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has sent a telegram to Uzbek President Shavkat Mirizyoev expressing condolences as both countries launched investigations into the cause of the tragedy. (more...)
ESL One And CSGO Pro League To Stream Exclusively On Facebook ESL One And CSGO Pro League To Stream Exclusively On Facebook
- January 19, 2018

Social media giant Facebook announced today that it will exclusively host ESL One and CS:GO Pro League. Facebook has been announced as the main broadcasting platform for CS:GO Pro League and the ESL One circuit. The move will enable ESL to offer esports fans "a much more advanced viewing experience which also connects to the existing Facebook pages of teams, players and talents". (more...)
Citizens & Northern Corp Purchases 120 Shares of Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB)
- January 19, 2018

Lsv Asset Management who had been investing in Asbury Automotive Group Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.52B market cap company. Since January 9, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.92 million activity. The RSI was created by J. Welles Wilder who was striving to measure whether or not a stock was overbought or oversold. (more...)
Project Linda could launch with Razer Phone sequel in September Project Linda could launch with Razer Phone sequel in September
- January 19, 2018

The Razer Phone was launched back in November of past year and now it looks like we have some details about its successor, the Razer Phone 2. As yet there are no specifications on the new Razer Phone 2, although we can expect it to get a number of upgrades over the current handset. (more...)
Italy probing Apple and Samsung over planned obsolence Italy probing Apple and Samsung over planned obsolence
- January 19, 2018

There's no mention made to Apple's recent admission that iOS software is intentionally slowing down phones with older batteries in order to maintain a usable level of performance, but it's hard to imagine that the issue isn't at least part of the impetus for the investigation. (more...)
Fitbit's fitness training app now available on Xbox One Fitbit's fitness training app now available on Xbox One
- January 19, 2018

It's free if you're content with one personalized program and a "selection" of additional workouts. Fitbit Coach provides you with access to video workouts and audio coaching from the comfort of your own home. To get the full experience, which includes more than 50 expert-designed workouts, users need to sign up to Fitbit Coach . And that's not all. Fitbit Coach is available in English, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish. (more...)
Samsung Reveals Special Edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games Samsung Reveals Special Edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games
- January 19, 2018

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Galaxy Note 8 comes as a white, glass-backed variant of the Galaxy Note 8 , and it features the Olympics emblem under the Samsung brand in gold. The organizers of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics said Thursday they are operating a special team of technicians managing radio-spectrum issues at venues to avoid interference of wireless devices and ensure accurate tracking of records. (more...)
Kris Dunn Face Plants After Dunk Kris Dunn Face Plants After Dunk
- January 19, 2018

Footage from the game shows Dunn hanging onto the rim for too long and aggressively swinging. Trending today on KRON4's Morning Buzz, another win for the Warriors , and Bulls' Kris Dunn has a nasty fall. How hard? Take a look at this shot of the floor where he landed. Dunn was evaluated and cleared of any concussion symptoms. Team officials will re-evaluate Dunn and offer another update later Thursday. (more...)
Apple App Store for web gets iOS-like redesign Apple App Store for web gets iOS-like redesign
- January 19, 2018

The report said global app downloads topped 175 billion in 2017 thanks to growth in emerging markets like China. The volume of searches for the term "Black Friday" jumped 115% in November 2017 from three months prior, indicating that shoppers were more likely to seek apps to help with holiday shopping. (more...)
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) Upgraded at Barrington Research
- January 19, 2018

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Discovery Communications, Inc .as $1.77 Million in the Current Quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 192,293 shares of the company's stock valued at $4,849,000 after purchasing an additional 1,111 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
HMD Global: Please expect something awesome at MWC 2018 HMD Global: Please expect something awesome at MWC 2018
- January 19, 2018

In addition, the main Android Orion feature such as Picture-In-Picture (PIP) mode, new notification dot, background limit, auto-fill and smart text selection are also expected in the phone. A photo spotted in a TENAA listing appears to show the device sporting an edge-to-edge display with very thin top and bottom bezels. Meanwhile, there are reports claiming HMD could introduce a new Nokia 7 called Nokia 7 Plus, which is believed to sport a 5.2-inch display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 630 ... (more...)
Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI) EVP Sells $1832100.00 in Stock
- January 19, 2018

Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Motorola Solutions, Inc . recorded a 52-week high of $95.30. About 19,358 shares traded. Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI ) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 3rd. Regions stated it has 10,688 shares. 3,235 are held by Parthenon Limited Liability Corporation. 25,299 shares were sold by BRDA BRUCE W, worth $2.25M. (more...)
Nintendo hardware sold a combined 2.6M units in December alone Nintendo hardware sold a combined 2.6M units in December alone
- January 19, 2018

Nintendo Switch's popularity is continuously rising as the console is on its way to becoming the best selling console of the year. Perhaps more impressive (or, at least more surprising) than the Switch sales, was the continued success of the humble 3DS. (more...)
Hike 'Total' to let users access services without active data Hike 'Total' to let users access services without active data
- January 19, 2018

The aim is to increase its user base beyond 100 million. Mittal is the son of the billionaire Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman of India's largest telecommunication carrier, Bharti Airtel Ltd . Users of Hike Total will also get up to Rs. 200 in Hike Wallet. That said, Hike is yet to announce the data packs though. But, what is the reason of launching such a product and why not on existing Hike platform? Hike is now one-stop-shop for news, cricket scores, kabaddi scores, recharge, ... (more...)
United Launch Alliance Sending Up SBIRS Missile-Detecting Payload United Launch Alliance Sending Up SBIRS Missile-Detecting Payload
- January 19, 2018

The launch window was scheduled to open at 7:52 p.m. ET and last 40 minutes for the launch of the Space Based Infrared System GEO Flight 4 known as SBIRS. The fourth will give the SBIRS fleet global coverage, replacing missile detection capabilities now provided by older, previous-generation Defense Support Program satellites. (more...)
Trump Clears The Air On What Types Of Immigrants He Wants Trump Clears The Air On What Types Of Immigrants He Wants
- January 19, 2018

The exchange went viral on social media, with people showing support for Booker and others expressing discontent over the topic overshadowing what else was said. "The commander in chief in an Oval Office meeting referring to people from African countries and Haitians with the most vile and vulgar language, that language festers". (more...)
Fiat Chrysler CEO says new CEO will be named this year Fiat Chrysler CEO says new CEO will be named this year
- January 19, 2018

The PEG ratio is used to determine a stock's value while taking the company's earnings growth into account, and is considered to provide a more complete picture than the P/E ratio. These Revenue projections are a consensus of 2 Analysts. The stock volatility for the week was 3.89% while for the month was 2.31%. Community Health Systems, Inc. (more...)
Invisible, inactive black hole with 4 times Sun's mass discovered by scientists!! Invisible, inactive black hole with 4 times Sun's mass discovered by scientists!!
- January 19, 2018

According to the study, "as the presence of black holes can lead to an expansion of the core radius through interactions between black holes and stars, the discovery of the presented black hole could be an indication that NGC 3201 possesses an extensive black hole system in its core". (more...)
YouTube snags the rights to Eminem-produced satirical film 'Bodied' YouTube snags the rights to Eminem-produced satirical film 'Bodied'
- January 19, 2018

The film stars Calum Worthy, Jackie Long, Shoniqua Shondai, Walter Perez, and Rory Uphold and is about a grad student who decides to get into the rap battle scene, where his success does not sit well with those in the underground hip-hop world. (more...)