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"Shape-Shifting" Bacteria spotted on ISS could be danger to astronauts
- September 14, 2017

As people head further out into space, many are still afraid about what will happen when we meet alien bacterial life. Now, in a new study published this week in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology , researchers demonstrates that microgravity gives bacteria some nifty tricks that make a lot less susceptible to antibiotics. (more...)
Dragon's Crown Pro for PlayStation 4 leaked ahead of TGS announcement Dragon's Crown Pro for PlayStation 4 leaked ahead of TGS announcement
- September 14, 2017

Clicking the banner brings you to the Dragon's Crown official website , which now does not mention the PlayStation 4 version. Dragon's Crown first launched for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in summer 2013. The Tokyo Game Show runs from the 21-24 of September. It reads "PS4 Dragon's Crown Pro " and "Pre-Orders For Limited Edition Version Begin!" If Dragon's Crown Pro does become a reality, then one had to wonder about what the game will include. (more...)
FG uncovers fraud in JAMB, NIMASA, others FG uncovers fraud in JAMB, NIMASA, others
- September 14, 2017

This is the highest remittance since the body was set up 40 years ago and there was no increase in application fees since Oyebode was appointed in 2016, according to checks by TheCable. Adeosun said the decision to probe the agencies became evident when JAMB remitted a paltry N3 million to the Federal Government'scoffers in 2015 and that in 2017 alone, the agency without prompting remitted a staggering N5 billion with a pledge to remit an additional N3 billion. (more...)
So how good is the iPhone X? NST gets a close-up look So how good is the iPhone X? NST gets a close-up look
- September 14, 2017

Claire Garvie who specialises in facial recognition technology at Georgetown University Law Center told Privacy Tech : "Some courts have been willing to permit law enforcement to compel a fingerprint unlock of a phone they will be all the more likely to permit compelling a face unlock". (more...)
Palmer: I've got seven races to prove myself Palmer: I've got seven races to prove myself
- September 14, 2017

Red Bull junior Pierre Gasly added weight to the rumour when he hinted he had a chance of driving for Toro Rosso at Sepang, should Sainz switch early, but sources suggest that Renault has not been able to complete a deal to get Sainz before next year. (more...)
OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp Takes $2.28 Million Position in Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS)
- September 14, 2017

OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp bought a new position in shares of Citrix Systems, Inc . It is down 0.00% since September 13, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 9.72% the S&P500. DEMO MURRAY J had sold 1,000 shares worth $83,550 on Wednesday, March 29. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. lifted its position in Citrix Systems, Inc . (more...)
Alexander Lapshin leaves Azerbaijan after being pardoned Alexander Lapshin leaves Azerbaijan after being pardoned
- September 14, 2017

On Sept. 10, Lapshin made a suicide attempt in prison. Hasanov said that after the pardon, the extradition issue is dealt by both the Azeri foreign ministry and the Isreali embassy . In December, Azerbaijan issued an global arrest warrant for Lapshin on charges of "violating the state border" over several visits to Nagorno-Karabakh, along the Armenian border, without coordinating with the authorities in the capital. (more...)
Elon Musk shares explosion-heavy SpaceX bloopers on Instagram Elon Musk shares explosion-heavy SpaceX bloopers on Instagram
- September 14, 2017

But things didn't always go so smoothly: It took a number of failures, resulting in what are cheekily known in the industry as "rapid unscheduled disassembly events" (aka explosions) for SpaceX to refine its process. It catalogues 12 failed landings, followed by two successes. The video is captioned with reasons for each failed episode, which includes running out of hydraulic fluid, running out of liquid oxygen, a sticky throttle valve, and engine sensor failure among them. (more...)
Tag: Yureka 2 Price Tag: Yureka 2 Price
- September 14, 2017

It is priced at Rs 11,999. The most recent in the lot is the Yureka Black, which launched earlier this year with a price tag of Rs 8,999. The YU Yureka 2 comes in gold color with a removable metal back. Further, the phone is backed by a 3930mAh battery with Qualcomm 3.0 Quick charge support. All these specs seem powerful on paper, but the major let down with this device is Yu has gone with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, which is extremely dated in 2017. (more...)
Ford introduces Focus RS Edition Ford introduces Focus RS Edition
- September 14, 2017

No changes have been made to the RS Edition's engine, so it retains the 2.3-litre Ecoboost four-pot of the regular auto, producing 345bhp and 347lb ft and enabling the vehicle to accelerate from zero to 62mph in 4.7sec. The new Ford Focus RS Edition arrives with a Quaife limited-slip differential for more grip, plus cosmetic tweaks. "Improving on the class-leading driving dynamics of the Focus RS was no small task - but our Ford Performance engineers have delivered a drivetrain capable of ... (more...)
Honda Commits To Electrifying Every New Model For European Market Honda Commits To Electrifying Every New Model For European Market
- September 14, 2017

The announcement was made by Honda Motor Co. Takuya Tsumura, head of Honda Turkey, said at the 67th International Motor Show in Frankfurt that Turkey has the potential and necessary knowledge to produce the high-tech vehicles, however tax advantages and a legal infrastructure needed to be created. (more...)
Out of military, Bae playing first event in 2 years Out of military, Bae playing first event in 2 years
- September 14, 2017

Bae played his last professional event in October 2015, when he represented the worldwide team at the Presidents Cup . A two-time Tour victor, Bae began his military requirement in November 2015, after the Presidents Cup in South Korea. "I wanted to play in tournaments, I wanted to sleep at home and I wanted to drive". "If I think about my time in the military, I think I can do well". (more...)
Blizzard Actively Working to Stem the Tide of Toxicity Blizzard Actively Working to Stem the Tide of Toxicity
- September 14, 2017

Kaplan said that while many believe the game's reporting system doesn't work, of the 480,000 players who have been on the receiving end of disciplinary action, 340,000 of those were a result of other players reporting them. It's not like this is new. It's worrisome to hear somebody in charge of one of the biggest games out there talk this way. This mentality is, I would wager, part of the reason things were able to get so bad in the first place. (more...)
Asus ZenFone 4 series launching today in India Asus ZenFone 4 series launching today in India
- September 14, 2017

Asus has today announced the launch its latest Zenfone 4 Selfie series in India at an event held in New Delhi. According to previous reports, Asus will be selling the new Zenfone 4 Selfie and the Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro exclusively through Flipkart. (more...)
Google will soon launch a mobile payment service in India called 'Tez' Google will soon launch a mobile payment service in India called 'Tez'
- September 14, 2017

Tez is largely fashioned on the company's global product-Android Pay (earlier called Google Wallet ). The report further added saying that Google's payment service will offer payment options beyond the existing ones like Google Wallet or Android Pay . (more...)
After New York & London, an Amazon fashion imaging studio in Gurugram After New York & London, an Amazon fashion imaging studio in Gurugram
- September 14, 2017

This is only the third of its kind studio for Amazon across the globe. The studio is spread over 44,000 sq. ft. and first of its kind in the country. Arun Sirdeshmukh, the head of Amazon Fashion India said that "We have more than 2 million stock-keeping units (SKUs) kept at our warehouses across the country, that is twice the inventory we had during the last festive season". (more...)
Apple watch 3 has a cellular connection
- September 14, 2017

At that time, Apple just announced its Watch Series 2 which had capabilities like water resistance and an on-board Global Positioning System. Apple's new Apple Watch Series 3 , unveiled last night alongside the iPhone 8 and the new £999 iPhone X , will include an electronic SIM enabling users to get direct mobile connectivity, rather than having to use an iPhone as a communications intermediary. (more...)
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) hit his 1-Year Low price on 08/08/17
- September 14, 2017

Eight analysts have provided estimates for SeaWorld Entertainment's earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.69 to $0.87. Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA boosted its holdings in SeaWorld Entertainment by 76.2% during the first quarter. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was first published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. The legal version of this article can be accessed at ... (more...)
Fan-Favorite Splatoon Stage Returns Friday Fan-Favorite Splatoon Stage Returns Friday
- September 14, 2017

Kelp Dome is being joined by an all-new map, Snapper Canal, as well as a new weapon dubbed the Tenta Brella. Snapper Canal features a river running through the stage dividing the spawn areas for the two teams. The Brella weapon has a much wider deployable shield than the standard Brella. The Brella is insane fun to play with, so the Tenta Brella should only be moreso! Splatoon 2 continues its series of updates, with new maps and weaponry coming to Nintendo's paint-tastic shooter. (more...)
A New 2DS XL Color Has Been Announced For America A New 2DS XL Color Has Been Announced For America
- September 14, 2017

And if you do get them before September 21st 2018, you'll also get Celebi, from Pokémon Gold and Silver , as a gift. This is the new-model 2DS, not the original version. With a grooved white top and just enough orange accents, this is a sweet addition to the 2DS XL family. As it's just a special design with no added games, it will probably cost around the same as the standard 2DS XL. (more...)
Would you use Apple's new Face ID? (The 3:59, Ep. 283)
- September 14, 2017

So, what's in a name change? Then the iPhone was released, and everything changed. At the same time Apple designers and engineers will have to work overtime and come up with fresher ideas every year. Interaction with the phone: To use the iPhone X, you use your finger. So what do the next 10 years hold for Apple and the iPhone? Apple even avoided a lot of the old standbys like OS update metrics or app store revenue. (more...)
Ghost Recon Wildlands: See the New Ghost War PvP Mode in Action Ghost Recon Wildlands: See the New Ghost War PvP Mode in Action
- September 14, 2017

Best of all, you don't need to own Ghost Recon: Wildlands to take part in the beta - it's a standalone download anyone try out. Ghost War will allow players will choose from a list of classes designed for one of three specific categories-Assault, Marksman, or Support. (more...)
Fire Emblem Warriors Adds Fan Favorite Character Fire Emblem Warriors Adds Fan Favorite Character
- September 14, 2017

The reveal was particularly surprising because previous information about the game implied the game's roster would only be taking characters from three Fire Emblem titles - Shadow Dragon , Awakening and Fates. Chrom and Tiki Amiibos are going to be going on sale the same day, but unfortunately, they won't be included with either version of the game and must be bought separately. (more...)
Project Octopath Traveler Demo coming today, to launch 2018 Project Octopath Traveler Demo coming today, to launch 2018
- September 14, 2017

Project Octopath is being developed by the same team at Square Enix that brought us Bravely Default and the more we get to see the game, the more apparent that becomes. Visually, it looks great, using what the devs call "HD-2D" graphics. A demo version of Project Octopath Traveler is now live on the eShop. During the Nintendo direct, Nintendo announced that the game will release world wide in 2018 exclusively on Switch. (more...)
Buttonless iPhone X preorders to start end-October Buttonless iPhone X preorders to start end-October
- September 14, 2017

These are significantly more affordable than Apple's $159 AirPods , at $99.95, but they're also less "magical", sporting traditional cords and a Lightning connector for those times you'd rather listen to music than charge your iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus or X. (more...)
Microsoft fixed the issue preventing installation of Windows 10 build 16288
- September 14, 2017

The Fall Creators Update comes with additional permission prompts when applications - those downloaded from Windows Store - request certain permissions. Universal operating systems also bring the opportunity for developers to write applications that can run on any form factor. Second, as you set up a new device, the Learn More page on the privacy settings screen enables you to jump to specific settings for location, speech recognition, diagnostics, tailored experiences , and ads while you ... (more...)
Fitbit Inc (FIT): Stock to Follow Fitbit Inc (FIT): Stock to Follow
- September 14, 2017

Class A shares had a trading volume of 6,214K in the last trading session. Fitbit, Inc. (FIT ) now the company's industry has 12.18 P/E and the sector P/E is 16.43. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink . The insider, CALLAGHAN JON, now holds 1.8 million shares of FIT . (more...)
Lamborghini Urus Drops December 4 Lamborghini Urus Drops December 4
- September 14, 2017

Lamborghini has announced that it is finally going to reveal the Lamborghini Urus SUV on December 4. At that event we should get all the details on the Urus including pricing information. That, say Lamborghini, continues with the Urus, an SUV they say is the world's first "Super" SUV (SSUV), and which will arrive on 4 December. According to previous reports, the Urus will go on sale in Europe by the second quarter of 2018 before hitting the USA market in the third quarter. (more...)
Apple unveils Apple TV 4K, readies TV app for Euro launch Apple unveils Apple TV 4K, readies TV app for Euro launch
- September 14, 2017

With this, you can make calls on the move and stream Apple Music directly, even when you don't have your fancy iPhone bouncing around in your pocket. The watch with cellular connectivity will be available in nine countries September 22 starting at $399, Apple said. Shares of Dolby Laboratories popped on Wednesday after Apple revealed several new products featuring Dolby technology. (more...)
How Have Institutional Investors Been Trading Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)?
- September 14, 2017

The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $578.00B. Shares of Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) traded up 0.40% on Wednesday, reaching $74.98. Vista Capital Partners Inc. now owns 9,411 shares of the software giant's stock worth $620,000 after purchasing an additional 36 shares in the last quarter. (more...)