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Google Flights now predicts airline delays Google Flights now predicts airline delays
- February 02, 2018

In addition to the aforementioned delay predictions, travelers can now track flights and check details about economy fares so that they are not surprised by additional fees when they get to the airline check-in counter at the airport. Mathur and Danciu, through a Google blog post , said, "Google Flights can now help you predict those flight delays, and we're also introducing a new feature to help you feel confident finding the cheapest fare no matter where you're going". (more...)
Nintendo is releasing a Mario Kart game for mobile Nintendo is releasing a Mario Kart game for mobile
- February 02, 2018

Since then, Nintendo has launched eight iterations of the game over for every one of its existing consoles. Only in the past couple of years has the company began to turn more attention to the mobile gaming industry , licensing various Pokémon titles and developing a few of its own, including Miitomo and Mario Run . (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) spotted in benchmark listings Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) spotted in benchmark listings
- February 02, 2018

We've previously heard rumors that the batteries would be unchanged, and Samsung may want to be careful with capacities after what happened with the Galaxy Note 7 , so this is believable. Reports have confirmed that Samsung will reposition the fingerprint sensors on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + to place below the rear camera lens. The smartphones are expected to be available starting 16th March and we can expect Indian launch around mid-April. (more...)
Laser Tech Reveals A Sprawling Ancient Maya Mega Laser Tech Reveals A Sprawling Ancient Maya Mega
- February 02, 2018

Usually taken aerially, LiDAR recordings channel light into laser pulses that measure the distance from the air down to a given point on the surface of the Earth, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . The pyramid measures almost 100 feet (30 meters) tall and was previously thought to be a small mountain. They were notable for their art, architecture, calendar and astronomical knowledge, their practice of human sacrifice and the creation of the only fully developed ... (more...)
Here's What Brian Michael Bendis Will Be Doing For DC Comics Here's What Brian Michael Bendis Will Be Doing For DC Comics
- February 02, 2018

I'm particularly excited for the return of Scarlet , as I think that this story of a hardcore revolutionary girl in Portland is legit Bendis' best and most thought-provoking work, backed-up by gorgeously gritty work from Alex Maleev. Man of Steel #1 is set to hit stores on May 30. "It's six issues, and I'm writing all of them". Bendis plans to introduce a brand-new villain that has close ties to Superman's origin and birthright. (more...)
Lightweight Google Assistant Go app now available on Play Store Lightweight Google Assistant Go app now available on Play Store
- February 02, 2018

The alarm will use the music service, i.e. Spotify or Pandora, that you have set Assistant to use as default. Once installed, you can open it the same way the regular assistant, by tapping and holding the menu button. These include reminders, the ability to control smart home devices, games, Actions on Google, and Device Actions. A support page by Google that the Google Assistant Go app has some differences over the original Google Assistant version since the app is made to use ... (more...)
FY2017 EPS Estimates for Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) Lowered by Oppenheimer FY2017 EPS Estimates for Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) Lowered by Oppenheimer
- February 02, 2018

Navistar International Corp now has $4.58B valuation. The stock increased 0.47% or GBX 1.6 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 339.3. 687,121 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 947,609. Therefore 54% are positive. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC increased its holdings in shares of Domino's Pizza by 18.8% in the 3rd quarter. The firm earned "Add" rating on Thursday, March 3 by Peel Hunt. (more...)
AMD confirms silicon changes in Zen 2 processors AMD confirms silicon changes in Zen 2 processors
- February 02, 2018

At the time of writing shares were still down 0.16 per cent at $12.85. AMD reported fourth-quarter fiscal earnings of a hefty $1.48bn, which soundly trounced Wall Street's estimate that its income would come in at a mere $1.41bn, according to Reuters . (more...)
Airbnb: not going public in 2018 Airbnb: not going public in 2018
- February 01, 2018

Airbnb appears to be laying the groundwork for an initial public offering, which is rumored to take place within the next couple of years. Johnson has been with Airbnb since 2011. Cheskin, in a statement about Tosi's departure: "I know people will ask what these changes mean for a potential IPO". In a statement, Airbnb CEO and Head of Community Brian Chesky said the company will not go public this year. (more...)
U.S. 'confident' of safe Olympics despite NK tensions U.S. 'confident' of safe Olympics despite NK tensions
- February 01, 2018

North Korea has also agreed to send a taekwondo demonstration team and other performers to the Games. They join 12 women's ice hockey players who have already arrived to form a joint team with the South. Uncertainties surrounded Wednesday's trip, which South Korea wasn't able to confirm until less than two hours before the athletes departed from Yangyang International Airport. (more...)
Maruti Suzuki sales rise 4.8% in January'18 Maruti Suzuki sales rise 4.8% in January'18
- February 01, 2018

This includes 140,600 units in the domestic market and 10,751 units of exports. Demand for Maruti's compact SUVs such as Vitara Brezza grew about 27% last month. The overall sales of the company stood at 52,048 vehicles against 39,386 vehicles during January 2017. Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country's second-largest passenger auto manufacturer, registered a domestic sales of 45,508 units with a growth of 8.3 per cent and exports hike of 9.1 per cent at 10,708 units. (more...)
IPhone earnings to take a knock in India IPhone earnings to take a knock in India
- February 01, 2018

Nikkei said the cut was due to "slower-than-expected sales in the year-end holiday shopping season in key markets such as Europe, the USA and China". Authorities in the USA are investigating whether Apple misled investors by failing to tell them about a software update that slowed down older iPhones. (more...)
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner Gives 4th State Of The State Address Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner Gives 4th State Of The State Address
- February 01, 2018

After Rauner used what they hope will be his last State of the State to call for a bipartisan effort to restore public trust and fix the state's finances, they unloaded on the wounded incumbent, no longer anxious about how it will play with the voters. (more...)
This Day in History: Columbia Disaster 2003 This Day in History: Columbia Disaster 2003
- February 01, 2018

She was 40-years-old at the time of her death. The spacecraft was on its 28th mission, and the sudden accident was caused by a damaged aluminium heat-insulating tile on the left wing of the shuttle. After repeated delay of her second mission which was also her last, it finally began on 2003. Her remains were identified along with the rest of the crew members and were cremated and scattered at National Park in Utah in accordance with her wishes. (more...)
Customs duty on silk fabrics doubled to 20% in Budget 2018 Customs duty on silk fabrics doubled to 20% in Budget 2018
- February 01, 2018

Cars brought to India in completely built up ( CBU ) or fully-imported form could also get pricier. The increase in customs duty from 15 percent to 20 percent will definitely hamper the cost to the customer, especially when it comes to getting repairs for the high-end devices. (more...)
Matchmaking in Monster Hunter Matchmaking in Monster Hunter
- February 01, 2018

The full set of patch notes for update 1.03 can be read below. Also, the update fixes an issue with the Hunting Horn that was preventing experts from performing their fancy-dancy moves correctly (and what's the point of using a Hunting Horn otherwise?). (more...)
Stone Tools Raise Question Of When Exactly Humans Left Africa Stone Tools Raise Question Of When Exactly Humans Left Africa
- February 01, 2018

A mysterious cache of stone tools may end up revising our species' prehistory. Several authors of the report struck a note of caution as no human fossils were found with the tools. The tool-making style was a change from older stone tools found at the site, featuring a shift to smaller flakes, for example. It seems people in Africa, Europe and Asia all invented the same kind of tools around 280,000 years ago. (more...)
Huawei Confirmed As Launching The P11/P20 on March 27 Huawei Confirmed As Launching The P11/P20 on March 27
- February 01, 2018

So, many tech pundits believe that the company will launch the latest Huawei P20 series at an even in Paris and not at MWC 2018. Two days ago, reports surfaced that the P10's predecessor would be not the P11 but the P20 after trademark filings and a confirmation through Android Central and its sources. (more...)
Check Out Stunning Images of the Rare Blue Blood Moon Check Out Stunning Images of the Rare Blue Blood Moon
- February 01, 2018

The moon glowed dark red during that time. The US East Coast, Europe and most of South America and Africa were out of luck for the total eclipse. The total solar eclipse that swept across the U.S.in August contributed to Wednesday's buzz, he noted. (more...)
Super blue blood moon pairs beautifully with Salesforce Tower Super blue blood moon pairs beautifully with Salesforce Tower
- February 01, 2018

This lunar phenomena happens approximately once every 2.7 years - but this one is due to be extra special. But anyone in the British Isles hoping to see a lunar eclipse will have to jump on an aeroplane. The gas molecules of Earth's atmosphere scatter bluer wavelengths of light from the sun, while redder wavelengths pass straight through. Head of Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) area III Denpasar, Muhammad Taufiq said that overall in Indonesia there ... (more...)
Uncommon 'Tremendous Blue Blood Moon' seen throughout the globe Uncommon 'Tremendous Blue Blood Moon' seen throughout the globe
- February 01, 2018

It was rare because, the moon gave three different scenes at a single time, i.e., a Super Moon, Blue Moon and Blood Moon. There was a chance to see a supermoon, a total lunar eclipse and a Blue Moon on Wednesday depending on where in the world you were. (more...)
Bungie Reveals Upcoming Destiny 2 Development Roadmap Bungie Reveals Upcoming Destiny 2 Development Roadmap
- February 01, 2018

In the past, Bungie acknowledged that it was not clear enough with fans about what is paid and what is not . The patch will also add a public text chat for the PC version and allow other Fireteam members to be shown on the map. Season 3 starts in May with Prestige for Eater of Worlds, increased Vault space, Private Matches, Seasonal Crucible rankings, and multi-Emote abilities. (more...)
Redmi 5A sale on Flipkart today at 12 PM Redmi 5A sale on Flipkart today at 12 PM
- February 01, 2018

On Flipkart , the buyer an avail a Rs 1000 cashback after a peroid of 12 months. There is also an EMI offer starting at Rs 243 per month. Now if we go with the latest report , the device's Rose Gold color option is now official in the Indian markets. (more...)
Government Agencies Are Questioning Apple About Updates Which Slow down Older iPhones Government Agencies Are Questioning Apple About Updates Which Slow down Older iPhones
- February 01, 2018

In early 2017, the company released a software update that affected older iPhones but did not state that the move slowed the phones. "The good news is that Apple will be more transparent about iPhone battery health and performance in the future, but for now, it'll have to deal with the DOJ and SEC". (more...)
Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), SM Energy Company (SM) — Trending Stocks Analysis Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), SM Energy Company (SM) — Trending Stocks Analysis
- February 01, 2018

It has outperformed by 28.90% the S&P500. Malaga Cove Capital LLC boosted its position in Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) by 112.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. Symantec Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides cybersecurity solutions worldwide. Westpac Banking Corp who had been investing in Sysco Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $32.77 billion market cap company. (more...)
Games conference pulls award for Atari founder after outcry Games conference pulls award for Atari founder after outcry
- February 01, 2018

The "Pioneer Award" was being given to Bushnell, "which honors breakthrough business and game design milestones ". The GDC said Wednesday that it would not be giving the Pioneer Award to Bushnell - co-founder of Atari and more - after feedback from the gaming community. (more...)
Defense, 3-Pointers Down Lakers in Orlando Defense, 3-Pointers Down Lakers in Orlando
- February 01, 2018

The Orlando Magic have lost eight of their last 10 home games. Harden alone attempted almost twice as many free throws as the Magic, sinking 17 of 18 compared to Orlando's eight of ten as Houston outscored them by 15 at the charity stripe. (more...)
Apple Facing Federal Investigation Over Slowing of Older iPhones Apple Facing Federal Investigation Over Slowing of Older iPhones
- February 01, 2018

He estimates that approximately 30% of the iPhones sold this year will be priced higher than $900, but he expects this price to stop rising from now on. In the announcement , Apple also supported the timing of its promised power management toggle, enabling customers with an iPhone 6 via iPhone 7 Plus to disable the objective: it'll be rolling out in a future iOS 11 .3 beta variation in February. (more...)
New Super Mario Movie Confirmed At Minions Studio, Miyamoto Will Produce It
- February 01, 2018

Those of you still reeling from 1993's " Super Mario Bros ." may be heartened to hear that Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario , will serve as producer of the film. Since Illumination is the animation arm of Universal Pictures , the deal should follow an agreement with Nintendo and Universal's theme parks made two years ago to build attractions based on Nintendo's characters, including Mario . (more...)
'SNL' comedian Leslie Jones returns to Olympics as super fan 'SNL' comedian Leslie Jones returns to Olympics as super fan
- February 01, 2018

The IOC has banned the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) over rampant doping and is only allowing clean athletes to compete as neutrals, each formally called an "Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR)". The Court of Arbitration for Sport is due to announce its verdict on 39 Russian athletes appealing against lifetime Olympics bans at 08:00 GMT on Thursday. (more...)