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Times and coverage for today's solar eclipse in every major Canadian city Times and coverage for today's solar eclipse in every major Canadian city
- August 22, 2017

Victoria is expected to get the best view of the rare celestial event, with 90 per cent of the sun blocked out above the British Columbia capital. Vancouver is only a little bit behind them, with approximately 87% of the sun covered. In Vancouver, gatherings are planned at Science World, the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, UBC's Point Grey campus and also with the UBC Astronomy Club at Robson Square. (more...)
Every Deshaun Watson play vs. Patriots Every Deshaun Watson play vs. Patriots
- August 22, 2017

In Saturday night's win over the New England Patriots , Savage completed 8-of-9 passes for 98 yards and a touchdown. As it relates to Watson, who the team traded up for in April's draft, he's also done well. While emphasizing that Savage, not rookie Deshaun Watson , is the team's number one, O'Brien said that the 27-year-old has enjoyed a good camp. Wilson called Watson's performance "a mixed bag of success and rough moments" and noted he didn't turn the ball over and ran for touchdown but ... (more...)
What should you do with your eclipse glasses? What should you do with your eclipse glasses?
- August 22, 2017

Well, luckily there are two places that are helping answer that question. Or maybe you want to use them when the 2024 solar eclipse hits the U.S. Or maybe you're just a pack rat. While the glasses may seem small, tens of millions of paper frames thrown away nationwide can add up to a lot of trash. A final option is to recycle them. (more...)
Rural girls most vulnerable as poverty increases, latest stats show Rural girls most vulnerable as poverty increases, latest stats show
- August 22, 2017

Stats SA has released its South African poverty trends report for 2017, showing the key differences between poor and "non-poor" households in the country, and how these have changed between 2006 and 2015. Income inequality amongst whites declined from 0.56 in 2006 to 0.51 in 2015. Poverty gap values highlight that not only are children more likely to be poor but they are also residing in households that are further away from the poverty line. (more...)
There were pictures of the new powerful processor for iPhone There were pictures of the new powerful processor for iPhone
- August 22, 2017

It seems like this year has been a pretty tough one for Apple when it comes to leaks and unwanted revelations about their devices. This time it is claimed that the device will come WITHOUT a curved edge display. The video has been uploaded to YouTube courtesy of Slashleaks and it appears to be a Chinese-based testing facility where an individual is error-checking the iPhone 8 . (more...)
There's a new Gran Turismo Sport version of the PS4 There's a new Gran Turismo Sport version of the PS4
- August 22, 2017

Earlier this week, at the gamescom 2017 expo, Microsoft unveiled a new limited edition Minecraft-themed version of its Xbox One S console , featuring a rather dramatic design for fans of the blocky world-building game. All of the bundles above will come with a standard copy of Gran Turismo Sport . These bundles are listed: Jet Black PS4 1 TB edition, Jet Black PS4 500GB edition, Jet Black PS4 1TB + extra Jet Black DUALSHOCK 4 edition and Jet Black PS4 Pro edition. (more...)
Microsoft and Red Hat Extend Partnership, Simplify Deploying Containers Microsoft and Red Hat Extend Partnership, Simplify Deploying Containers
- August 22, 2017

Windows Server containers on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is created to remove the challenges posed by businesses not being standardised on a single infrastructure stack whilst using containerised applications to run their mission-critical apps. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV is headed to mobile and most likely Nintendo Switch Final Fantasy XV is headed to mobile and most likely Nintendo Switch
- August 22, 2017

Expect all of the game's DLC and free updates to be included when it launches. Apart from this, they have also claim that this Windows edition will also offer personal first-camera mode for all the players. Square Enix has shared some details on the upcoming update for Final Fantasy XV . Well, it's not like there's a question that he's referred to the Nintendo Switch here, but we're actually wondering if this will be the Pocket Edition or the full version of Final Fantasy XV . (more...)
Splatoon 2 adds 'Lost Outpost' stage today, 'Manta Maria' stage this weekend Splatoon 2 adds 'Lost Outpost' stage today, 'Manta Maria' stage this weekend
- August 22, 2017

Splatoon 2 is getting a steady stream of new content in the upcoming weeks, including a new map. It's a large sailboat moored at a harbor. Splatoon 2 gets a new Salmon Run stage today and a new ship-themed battle stage this weekend, Nintendo announced at Gamescom today. (more...)
Verizon is Now Throttling Video on All Unlimited Plans Verizon is Now Throttling Video on All Unlimited Plans
- August 22, 2017

And that's just one of several changes Verizon is making in the new plans. But in the same way that "Basic Economy" fares now exist basically to drive up the costs of air travel , Verizon's new "Unlimited" plans are likely to drive up the cost of your wireless bill. (more...)
Lola Pop Inflates Her Body To Brawl In ARMS Lola Pop Inflates Her Body To Brawl In ARMS
- August 22, 2017

Her stage, a sort of lollipop-themed piazza, has been teased for a few weeks now. Meet Lola Pop, a clown who likes sugary treats and wields dual nunchucks. Lola Pop doesn't have a release date just yet, but we'll keep you updated as more info comes our way. Arms is also getting another Global Testpunch this coming weekend, with a free demo available to download on the eShop that will be live from 3pm BST this coming Friday to Sunday at 8pm BST. (more...)
Nokia 6 available on Amazon India on Exclusive Sale: Needs Registration Nokia 6 available on Amazon India on Exclusive Sale: Needs Registration
- August 22, 2017

Nokia 6 will go on sale in India from 23rd August exclusively on Amazon . While the previous release of HMD Global's Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 is available on limited stores in India on offline. Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 3,000mAh battery. The phone runs on Android Nougat 7.1 and will soon get the newly launched Android Oreo. Given the price and specs of the phone, Nokia 6 competes with market hot Redmi 4, Lenovo K6 Note, newly announced Coolpad Cool Play 6 and Micromax ... (more...)
SNES Classic Edition Now Available to Pre-Order at Best Buy SNES Classic Edition Now Available to Pre-Order at Best Buy
- August 22, 2017

One of the things you might not realise is that SNES games rendered at a resolution far lower than what we're used to in modern games. It's not a bad offer, honestly. Nintendo said that the new rewind feature will work differently according to each game. If you don't count the black frame you can see above, there are 12 display frames to choose from included on the SNES Classic Edition . (more...)
Analyzing Profit-Making Efficiency: BioScrip, Inc. (BIOS), Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS)
- August 22, 2017

IVERS-READ GILLIAN C also sold $185,460 worth of Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ: CLVS ) shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Clovis Oncology from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Clovis Oncology (NASDAQ:CLVS) started trading at 78.50 on early Monday. the firms market valuation is $3.50 B. Clovis Oncology has a 52 week low of $14.62 and a 52 week high of $99.45. (more...)
Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo launched in India at Rs 10.75 lakh Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo launched in India at Rs 10.75 lakh
- August 22, 2017

The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo is available in two different colours - Flash Red and Candy White - both of which come with a black roof. The Rapid Monte Carlo is available in petrol and diesel engine variants, with the 1.6-litre petrol manual transmission variant priced at Rs 10.75 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). (more...)
Bluehole Teams Up with Microsoft to Bring PUBG to Xbox One Bluehole Teams Up with Microsoft to Bring PUBG to Xbox One
- August 22, 2017

As the creator of the Battle Royale game-mode found in the ARMA series and H1Z1: King of the Kill, Greene is co-developing the game with veteran team at Bluehole to create the most diverse and robust Battle Royale experience to datePLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS will be hosting a huge LAN at Europe's Gamescom this August. (more...)
Micromax Canvas Infinity with 5.7-inch 18:9 display launched in India Micromax Canvas Infinity with 5.7-inch 18:9 display launched in India
- August 22, 2017

LG Q6 is priced at Rs 14,990 and it is exclusive to Amazon in India. The Micromax Canvas Infinity comes with a 5.7-inch Full Vision 18:9 display (FHD) and thanks to the 84.2 percent body-to-screen ratio, the footprint has shrunk considerably. (more...)
'Wonder Woman' Is Now Bigger Than Spider-Man 'Wonder Woman' Is Now Bigger Than Spider-Man
- August 22, 2017

However, it seems that analysts underestimated Japanese audiences' love for #WonderWoman , and the movie's earnings in Japan have catapulted its total global box office sales well beyond the estimated $ 800 million mark much sooner than expected. (more...)
New 2017 Hyundai Verna launching tomorrow, top things to know New 2017 Hyundai Verna launching tomorrow, top things to know
- August 22, 2017

This introduction of Verna in the market can compete with the most liked cars - Suzuki Ciaz and Hondacity, Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento . The carmaker has already started accepting bookings for the mid-size sedan. With respect to engine options, Hyundai India will be offering the all-new Verna with the 1.6-litre petrol and diesel powertrains while transmission duties will be handled by a 6-speed manual and automatic. (more...)
'Android O' set for official launch in US 'Android O' set for official launch in US
- August 22, 2017

But Oreo gets many visual changes that make the user experience easier and more informative. This takes a toll on battery life numerous times a day, and the waking of apps in the background for no reason can also affect the performance of whatever it is you're now doing on the phone. (more...)
Apple just shared iOS 11 beta 7 to developers Apple just shared iOS 11 beta 7 to developers
- August 22, 2017

The changes in iOS 11 will take some time to pay off for your iPhone anyway. That being said, Rambo claims that these videos have apparently been in the iOS 11 beta since May this year, and that they could potentially be software prototypes as opposed to the final design, so maybe when iOS 11 is launched we will know better. (more...)
Eye Specialists: Protect your Eyes During Solar Eclipse Eye Specialists: Protect your Eyes During Solar Eclipse
- August 22, 2017

You may not know for a while. The phenomenon is called "eclipse blindness", experts say. Even (and not surprisingly) Trump stared at the eclipse with naked eyes. Could you have permanently damaged your eyes even if you only looked at the eclipse for a second or two? There are often no immediate signs of eye damage after viewing an eclipse without proper eye protection. (more...)
Total solar eclipse 2017: Best photos from around the US Total solar eclipse 2017: Best photos from around the US
- August 22, 2017

The next total solar eclipse in the USA will be in 2024. Leave it to the millennial's to be over the 2017 solar eclipse before it even had the chance to finish, am I right? Today was the first solar eclipse to travel across the United States in 99 years, and some local schools used this as a learning opportunity. (more...)
Marshall Wace LLP Has $5.34 Million Stake in Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA)
- August 22, 2017

Stocks of Liberty Global (LBTYK) started trading at 32.39 on early Monday. Citigroup maintained Liberty Global plc - Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ: LBTYA ) on Friday, May 13 with "Buy" rating . Zacks Investment Research upgraded Liberty Global PLC from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $33.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. (more...)
How have scientists made it rain diamonds? How have scientists made it rain diamonds?
- August 22, 2017

It is also possible that the solid cores of both planets are coated with a thick diamond outer layer. The results presented in this experiment is the first unambiguous observation of high-pressure diamond formation from mixtures and agree with theoretical predictions about the conditions under which such precipitation can form and will provide scientists with better information to describe and classify other worlds. (more...)
Giants offensive lineman Michael Bowie charged with domestic assault Giants offensive lineman Michael Bowie charged with domestic assault
- August 22, 2017

Bowie's agent has not responded to messages. Tulsa County assistant district attorney Kenneth Elmore told the Tulsa World the information he's received suggests the argument "began over finances, but then became physical when Bowie's girlfriend made a remark about his mother". (more...)
North Korea warns USA against military drills with South Korea North Korea warns USA against military drills with South Korea
- August 22, 2017

Washington has warned it is ready to use force if needed to stop North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs but that it prefers global diplomatic action. In the face of rising tensions, US officials have vowed to press on with the drills. "We don't think the joint exercise will be conducive to easing the current tensions". (more...)
Here's what the 2017 solar eclipse looked like from space Here's what the 2017 solar eclipse looked like from space
- August 22, 2017

The 2017 solar eclipse has come and gone! See the latest videos of the 2017 total solar eclipse as they come in from observers across the US, in the air and in space here below. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon blocks the sun from our perspective on Earth. The International Space Station passed through moon's penumbra shadow, giving the crew a partial view each time. (more...)
Apple Watch sales expected to increase by 33 percent in 2018 Apple Watch sales expected to increase by 33 percent in 2018
- August 21, 2017

While Apple does not release sales figures for the Apple Watch , Apple Insider reports that watch is predicted to 15M sales in 2017 and that the release of an LTE version could add another 5 million sales in 2018. Apple ultimately fixed these issues when it released the Apple Watch Series 2 about a year and a half later and gave it a much powerful processor and better version of the watchOS, and Global Positioning System functionality. (more...)
Capture all your greatest PUBG headshots with Nvidia's ShadowPlay Highlights Capture all your greatest PUBG headshots with Nvidia's ShadowPlay Highlights
- August 21, 2017

Recently, PUBG surpassed the mammoth milestone of having a higher peak number of concurrent players than Counter Strike: Global Offensive , a game that many would consider legendary in terms of online players. "We have nothing further to announce at this time". With this new expanded partnership, PUBG is set for an exclusive early access game preview release on the Xbox One family of consoles in late 2017, with the final version slated for early 2018. (more...)