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Life May Have Begun On Earth with Meteorites and Warm Little Ponds Life May Have Begun On Earth with Meteorites and Warm Little Ponds
- October 04, 2017

A new study bolsters the theory that the chemical origins of life on Earth were midwifed by meteorites that delivered essential building blocks from space. "Each step led very naturally to the next. To have them all lead to a clear picture in the end is saying there's something right about this", said Mr. (more...)
Indian govt to raise about Rs 11370 crore from GIC Re's IPO Indian govt to raise about Rs 11370 crore from GIC Re's IPO
- October 04, 2017

The IPO consists of a primary issue of 17.20 million equity shares by GIC Re and offer for sale of 107.50 million equity shares by the government. The GIC IPO comes close on the heels of two successful insurer offerings - ICICI Lombard General raised Rs. (more...)
Musk aims for Mars cargo trips by 2022 Musk aims for Mars cargo trips by 2022
- October 04, 2017

Musk said SpaceX plans its first trip to Mars in 2022, carrying only cargo with a key mission to find the best source of water on the Red Planet. Musk , who founded and runs the company SpaceX along with the electric luxury vehicle company Tesla , has always been making plans for rockets to travel to Mars. (more...)
What Are Analysts Report About Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) What Are Analysts Report About Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)
- October 04, 2017

It has ranged in price between $335.51-$343.7 after having started the session at $342.52 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $341.1. TSLA has been the topic of several other reports. While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is -5.8%. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 36,111 shares of the company's stock, valued at $12,290,739.96. (more...)
Japanese Grand Prix: Ferrari says Sebastian Vettel's gearbox is good for Suzuka Japanese Grand Prix: Ferrari says Sebastian Vettel's gearbox is good for Suzuka
- October 04, 2017

Even then, three Ferrari one-two finishes in succession would still see Hamilton lead the championship into the penultimate round if he finishes third every time. Likely victories in Singapore and Malaysia slipped through Ferrari's grasp with engine problems hampering both their drivers at Sepang last weekend. (more...)
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Utsav edition revealed Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Utsav edition revealed
- October 04, 2017

Top vehicle exporter Hyundai Motor India clocked a total of 50,028 units in the month of September 2017 in the domestic market, a growth of 17.4 per cent. In August 2017 sales, the mini segment which comprises of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Alto K10 and Maruti Suzuki Wagon R reported sales of 35,428 units against 35,490 units in the same period. (more...)
Automakers post robust sales in September Automakers post robust sales in September
- October 04, 2017

Analysts predicted that hurricanes Harvey and Irma would deliver automakers their first monthly sales gain in 2017 and they were right. Sales had been weak sales after a strong run since 2010 that culminated in record sales of 17.55 million units in 2016. (more...)
Trio takes chemistry Nobel for 'cool' method to study molecules Trio takes chemistry Nobel for 'cool' method to study molecules
- October 04, 2017

The development allows scientists to visualize proteins and other biological molecules at the atomic level. Cryo-electron microscopy, the Nobel committee said, "has moved biochemistry into a new era", because "a picture is a key to understanding". (more...)
DxOMark crowns the Galaxy Note8 as the best smartphone for zoom DxOMark crowns the Galaxy Note8 as the best smartphone for zoom
- October 04, 2017

When DxOMark recently gave the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus new record scores of 92 and 94 respectively, some had criticised them for changing their testing protocols mid-way. In most comparisons, the Note 8 seems to take better shots, which isn't very surprising: both of the Note 8's rear cameras have larger apertures - and dual optical image stabilisation - in comparison to the iPhone 8 Plus. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 launching in India on October 10th
- October 04, 2017

While Xiaomi is yet to become a mainstream brand in developed markets such as the United States and United Kingdom, the Beijing-headquartered company has a strong presence across Asian regions, including China, India and Singapore. It sports a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 sensor with 1.25-micron pixels, 4-axis optical image stabilisation, 5-piece lens, an f/2.0 aperture, as well as a facial recognition technology. (more...)
All you need to know about the rare October Harvest Moon All you need to know about the rare October Harvest Moon
- October 04, 2017

The full moon will officially occur at 2:40 p.m., but it will appear full in the days just before and after. A full moon takes place when the moon is on the side of the Earth opposite from the sun. It is not necessarily bigger or brighter than the usual full moon. It is famous for often having an orange-red glow which occurs when the moon is spotted near the horizon. (more...)
Verizon Adds Prepaid Family Plans Verizon Adds Prepaid Family Plans
- October 04, 2017

The good news is that Verizon is now offering a new pre-paid Family Account that allows each member of the family to have his or her own individual bucket of data to use every month. "Combine that with the flexibility of mixing different prepaid plans to fit each member of your family and Verizon prepaid family account is a really great value". (more...)
(NVDA) Receives Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc (NVDA) Receives Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc
- October 04, 2017

The first sale was made at $180.8 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a gain of 0.13%. About 114,708 shares traded. Source Capital, Inc. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. It also reduced Vanguard World Fds (VAW) stake by 15,801 shares and now owns 10,791 shares. $3.50M worth of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) was sold by Byron Michael on Friday, May 19. (more...)
What Are the Charts Saying About CSX Corporation (CSX)?
- October 04, 2017

LLC's holdings in CSX Corporation were worth $306,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It tells investors how well a company is turning their capital into profits. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st were given a $0.20 dividend. (more...)
President Trump Meets With Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico President Trump Meets With Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico
- October 04, 2017

Trump has received criticism from some Democratic lawmakers for the relief efforts in Puerto Rico , which was ravaged by two hurricanes last month. "Oxfam rarely responds to humanitarian emergencies in the USA and other wealthy countries, but as the situation in Puerto Rico worsens and the federal government's response continues to falter, we have made a decision to step in". (more...)
Iberiabank Corp Has $6.28 Million Position in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)
- October 03, 2017

It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Iberiabank Corp's holdings in Exxon Mobil Corporation were worth $6,277,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Captrust stated it has 64,226 shares. The stock has returned -0.30% weekly , which was maintained at 1.46% in 1-month period. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 231,572 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $18,470,182.72. (more...)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus' son thankful for 'outpouring' support after her cancer diagnosis Julia Louis-Dreyfus' son thankful for 'outpouring' support after her cancer diagnosis
- October 03, 2017

Here's a picture of us taken previous year. Louis-Dreyfus also received caring messages from Jason Alexander , her former Seinfeld co-star, comedic actor, and cancer survivor Christina Applegate and also comedienne Sarah Silverman. "Today, I'm the one", she wrote. She has eleven Emmy Awards, which means she's now tied with Cloris Leachman for winning more Emmy Awards than any other performer. (more...)
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP
- October 03, 2017

This ratio is calculated by dividing the market value of a company by cash from operating activities. They now have a United States dollars 42 price target on the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $35.75. 09/30/2016 - Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. (more...)
Snapchat to Launch Augmented Reality Art Platform Tomorrow Snapchat to Launch Augmented Reality Art Platform Tomorrow
- October 03, 2017

TechCrunch reports from a source that Snapchat is utilizing its acquisition of Israel-based Cimagine to drive technology. This is very similar to the dancing hot dog World Lens that gained 1.5 billion views. Some of their locations also include Millennium Park in Chicago, the National Mall in Washington, the Venice Boardwalk in Los Angeles, Hyde Park in London and Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. (more...)
Dynamic Advisors Solutions LLC Increases Holdings in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
- October 03, 2017

Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. About 261 shares traded. (NYSE:EAT) has declined 7.85% since October 3, 2016 and is downtrending. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, June 7 by Maxim Group. Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) on Thursday, November 19 to "Neutral" rating. (more...)
Honor launches 'Holly 4' smartphone for Rs 11999 Honor launches 'Holly 4' smartphone for Rs 11999
- October 03, 2017

As expected given the amount of RAM, the device in India comes with 32GB of on-board memory as opposed to 16GB, and storage can be expanded externally by up to an additional 128GB through a microSD card slot, which doubles as a secondary nano-SIM card tray. (more...)
Reliance Jio to set limit for voice calls? Reliance Jio to set limit for voice calls?
- October 03, 2017

Reliance Jio Priority team has confirmed the same with the publication and the team has explained that the company has taken such measures as some users were found to be mis-using the company's unlimited voice calls facility. Reliance Jio is not the only player that is limiting calling minutes as part of fair commercial usage. In addition, Airtel also has a Rs. 178 plan, which also offers similar benefits, but it's only for new Airtel customers. (more...)
The Nintendo Wii Shop Channel Is Closing Down The Nintendo Wii Shop Channel Is Closing Down
- October 03, 2017

On January 30, 2019, we plan to close the Wii Shop Channel, which has been available on Wii systems since December 2006. As I far I know Nintendo will still not allow the user to back them up, so even though I have all my purchases on an SD Card, (as they're console-locked) the said games on that SD card would not work on another Wii. (more...)
Barish, Thorne, Weiss Win 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics Barish, Thorne, Weiss Win 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
- October 03, 2017

The secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Tuesday before naming the winners that the scientists made a "discovery that shook the world". "If we could hear all the waves and not only the strongest ones, the entire universe would be full of music, like birds chirping in a forest, with a louder tone here and a quieter one there", the Academy said. (more...)
Ubisoft Wants To Record Your Farts For South Park Game Ubisoft Wants To Record Your Farts For South Park Game
- October 03, 2017

Do you want to be a park of the latest South Park game? I Am The Fart is a contest that will see one lucky victor having their fart recorded and integrated into South Park: The Fractured But Whole as one of the New Kid's lethal and noxious powerful weapons. (more...)
New WhatsApp emojis look a lot like Apple's New WhatsApp emojis look a lot like Apple's
- October 03, 2017

Another addition is the support for Emoji 5.0, the latest version approved by Unicode. The update was released today across the Android beta users. Google's blob-like set of emoji designs. There's a little search option at the bottom of emoji keyboard, where users can type whatever emoji they'd like to share. This is one of the big change as it will lead to similar WhatsApp experience across devices and across platforms. (more...)
Hamilton turns tables on Vettel in Malaysia Hamilton turns tables on Vettel in Malaysia
- October 03, 2017

With Raikkonen's team mate Sebastian Vettel starting dead last after a power unit problem prevented from him setting a time in qualifying, the Finn would have been given free rein by Ferrari to run away at the front rather than play a supporting role to the four-time champion. (more...)
Global Warming Impact from Cattle Even Higher Than Previously Thought Global Warming Impact from Cattle Even Higher Than Previously Thought
- October 03, 2017

The " Carbon Balance and Management " journal has published the theory and findings saying that people may have been failed in calculating the emissions of methane by 11 per cent staggering, from livestock. "Among global regions, there was notable variability in trends in estimated emissions over recent decades", said Ghassem Asrar, Director of JGCRI and a co-author of the new study. (more...)
Facebook launches Messenger Lite for US, Canada, UK and Ireland Facebook launches Messenger Lite for US, Canada, UK and Ireland
- October 03, 2017

Or rather, they are just introducing it to major countries like the United States and United Kingdom after being introduced in other locations. Facebook is not that far behind either, having already launched #Messenger Lite in similar countries whose internet is not quite up to snuff with the West. (more...)
Xbox Australia Reveals Xbox Onesie Xbox Australia Reveals Xbox Onesie "Performance Edition"
- October 03, 2017

Forza Motorsport 7 is out now on Windows 10 and Xbox One, though only if you've purchased the Ultimate Edition; everyone else will have access to the game starting tomorrow. As pointed out on Reddit , it fails to mention that Forza 7 VIP mods are only limited to five uses. Forza Motorsport 7 has been skewed around these loot boxes - a growing trend in the industry as of late. (more...)