Sci-tech


Bitcoin value falls below $6000 - the lowest level since mid-November Bitcoin value falls below $6000 - the lowest level since mid-November
- February 07, 2018

Furthermore, the announcement from China which involves blocking a massive number of website that offers cryptocurrency trading and the possibility of an initial coin offering. Concerns about the credibility of cryptocurrencies from the Central Bank of Europe and also the United States banks have also affected the price. These investors could be getting scared of losing their money as the price declines. (more...)
Citizens Financial Group (CFG) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.42
- February 07, 2018

Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc who had been investing in Citizens Finc'l Grp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $21.99B market cap company. Westwood Global Investments Llc increased its stake in Vodaphone Group Plc (VOD) by 45.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Trump warns players over Super Bowl kneeling Trump warns players over Super Bowl kneeling
- February 07, 2018

Pink sang through the entire song without her voice breaking due to the cough, earning a rousing ovation on social media for her performance. "Ummm. The singer battled flu symptoms as she belted out the USA national anthem ahead of the highly-anticipated sports game. "And now, my chance has finally come". (more...)
44% increase in local youths joining militancy in Kashmir in 2017: Mehbooba 44% increase in local youths joining militancy in Kashmir in 2017: Mehbooba
- February 07, 2018

In a written reply to a question by Congress MLC Naresh Kumar Gupta in the legislative council today, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that as many as 9,670 police personnel and 1,896 security forces personnel were injured in 4,736 incidents of stone-pelting during 2015, 2016 and 2017. (more...)
Was the FBI Out to Get Trump? Was the FBI Out to Get Trump?
- February 07, 2018

The Democrats' 10-page rebuttal, written by Schiff and staffers, suggests that the Republicans' memo is misleading and relies on cherry-picked information meant to discredit the ongoing probe into possible links between Russian agents and the Trump campaign. (more...)
European Union regulators to assess Apple's purchase of British music app Shazam European Union regulators to assess Apple's purchase of British music app Shazam
- February 07, 2018

The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple now is leading in USA subscription growth at a rate of 5 percent compared with Spotify's 2 percent. Tech giant Apple Inc's three-year old music streaming service Apple Music is reportedly on track to overtake Spotify in U.S. (more...)
Fox Entertainment Group Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) Institutional Investors 2017 Q3 Sentiment
- February 07, 2018

It has underperformed by 21.05% the S&P500. Factory Mutual Insurance Company decreased its stake in Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (FOXA) by 1.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 64% are positive. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified media and entertainment firm primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, and Latin America. (more...)
Geguri Will Be The First Woman Signed To An Overwatch League Team Geguri Will Be The First Woman Signed To An Overwatch League Team
- February 07, 2018

Shanghai has had a disastrous debut in the inaugural Overwatch League season, now sitting last in the standings without a match victory thus far, accumulating a 4-33 map record and 0-8 match record. Geguri has often expressed disinterest in gender issues, though there is no denying her impact in the diversity of the Overwatch League . We reached out to Overwatch League to find out more, but as of writing, the organisation had yet to respond. (more...)
Rainbow Six Siege Announces Free Play Weekend for Next Week Rainbow Six Siege Announces Free Play Weekend for Next Week
- February 07, 2018

Interested players can join the growing community of over 25 million Rainbow Six Siege players during the free play weekend-which kicks off on PC from Feb 15 - Feb 18, on Xbox One from Feb 15 - Feb 19, and on PS4 from Feb 15 - Feb 20. For more on Rainbow Six, check out our updated review of Rainbow Six Siege . If you decide to buy the game after the free weekend, you'll have all of your progress saved, meaning that if you unlock any weapons or achievements, you won't have to unlock them ... (more...)
Infinix Hot S3 launched in India at Rs 8999 Infinix Hot S3 launched in India at Rs 8999
- February 07, 2018

The company's latest offering, the Infinix Hot S3 , brings modern design with a tall display into a package that boasts a good selfie camera as well. No physical touch keys are provided on the front, all you have is the on-screen navigation buttons. The fingerprint scanner is present at the back side of the phone, which as per Infinix is a multifunctional scanner. (more...)
Toad's head is a head Toad's head is a head
- February 07, 2018

For us mushroom-headers, this news confirms what we've always known in our hearts. This belief only grew when a clip was shared from the Super Mario Bros . Bit of a non-answer, that one, but fair enough. Koizumi answers a few more questions about the design and Easter eggs of Super Mario Odyssey in the video above, which is replete with spoilers for players if they haven't reached the end of the game. (more...)
Somerville Kurt F Lowers Stake in Apple Inc. (AAPL) Somerville Kurt F Lowers Stake in Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- February 07, 2018

Pictet Bank & Trust Ltd sold 20,655 shares as Apple Inc (AAPL)'s stock rose 12.78%. The institutional investor held 2.55M shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $50.57M, up from 2.52 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Winter Olympics: IOC rejects request for 15 reinstated Russian athletes Winter Olympics: IOC rejects request for 15 reinstated Russian athletes
- February 07, 2018

CAS said a hearing is likely to be held by its ad hoc division today - two days before the opening of the Games - and a decision communicated as soon as possible . This comes the International Olympic Committee's (IOC ) fears over potential match-fixing at amateur level in boxing. Coventry, despite her WADA roles, has never appeared particularly vocal in speaking-out for changes to the current anti-doping landscape in support of clean athletes, except as part of IOC-driven reforms.A new ... (more...)
Spacex's Falcon Heavy rocket set for launch
- February 07, 2018

This is a huge day for space exploration, as SpaceX gets ready to launch the test flight of its Falcon Heavy Launch Vehicle today. The world's most powerful rocket is set to make its first test flight on Tuesday. The above animation of his Tesla roadster heading off to Mars, an astro-bot's arm hanging languidly out the open window, is pretty amusing, and straight out of a 1980s music video. (more...)
Google Search updates hotel lookup features and integrates into Flights Google Search updates hotel lookup features and integrates into Flights
- February 07, 2018

There are some new interface features that help you check travel options on your mobile phone, too. Additionally, when you search for flights on Google , a new tab will begin to appear near the top of your screen titled "Hotels". With this, you can easily go about finding a hotel and flight without having to jump back and forth between different apps. Results in Your Trips are private, so only you can see that information. (more...)
Main Street Research LLC Takes Position in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH)
- February 07, 2018

The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 4.28 million shares. About 3.94 million shares traded or 10.85% up from the average. KeyCorp reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $79.00 target price on shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. (more...)
First Apple HomePod reviews praised for sound, but not for Siri First Apple HomePod reviews praised for sound, but not for Siri
- February 07, 2018

Like others, it agreed that most people are "better served by other smart speakers that sound nearly as good" unless "you live entirely inside Apple's walled garden". "Anechoic chambers are a standard tool for loud speaker development, but it is especially so for a product like HomePod where we were really interested in the directional behavior", said Geaves. (more...)
Olympics: Ivanka Trump to attend closing ceremony Olympics: Ivanka Trump to attend closing ceremony
- February 07, 2018

North Korea's planned military parade on the eve of the South's Winter Olympics is a carefully calculated move to use the global spotlight on the peninsula to reassert its military power, analysts say. With the Trump administration touting a purported harder line against the North than the Obama administration - and Donald Trump himself trading insults with Kim Jong Un - there's little chance that Washington, which doesn't have formal diplomatic relations with the North , will approve ... (more...)
Lenovo issues ThinkPad X1 Carbon recall due to potential fire hazard issues Lenovo issues ThinkPad X1 Carbon recall due to potential fire hazard issues
- February 07, 2018

The company sold roughly 5,500 units of the fifth-generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon in Canada. The recall covers both the United States and Canada, though about 78,000 of the recalled units are in the USA, whereas only about 5500 were sold up north. (more...)
'Brand new version' of Google+ for Android will be released soon 'Brand new version' of Google+ for Android will be released soon
- February 07, 2018

Even with those limitations, you can still use Assistant Go to ask questions, get directions, and control other features on your phone using voice commands. While Google+ might not have the userbase that Facebook or Twitter does, it still harbors its own functional communities, so it'll be interesting to see how this rewrite affects those that frequent the Android app. (more...)
Duterte leads destruction of smuggled luxury cars Duterte leads destruction of smuggled luxury cars
- February 07, 2018

Authorities seized smuggled vehicles with a value of nearly $4m previous year. In his Facebook post on Tuesday (Feb 6), Mr Pinol said Mr Duterte ordered the navy and air force to keep the area clear of foreign research vessels. Last week, while announcing the car-crushing event, Duterte said smugglers often purchase their own vehicles from state confiscation auctions, essentially using the government to launder their illegal vehicles. (more...)
Snap Revenue Surges 72% on User Growth, Advertising Gains Snap Revenue Surges 72% on User Growth, Advertising Gains
- February 07, 2018

The institutional investor owned 132,672 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 6,896 shares during the quarter. The company reported fourth-quarter results as Wall Street was looking for signs of life from an app that struggled at points previous year. (more...)
Which Insider sold 15000 Shares Of Enbridge Energy Partners, LP (EEP)?
- February 07, 2018

About 8.02M shares traded or 33.25% up from the average. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) has risen 17.00% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 35.13% the S&P500. Boothbay Fund Mgmt Limited Liability Corp reported 2,800 shares stake. Opus Capital Group Llc, which manages about $2.09 billion and $439.70M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Lci Industries by 10,334 shares to 34,368 shares, valued at $3.98 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Sony Launches Selfie-Centric Smartphone Xperia L2 In India Sony Launches Selfie-Centric Smartphone Xperia L2 In India
- February 07, 2018

It has been reported that the company would unveil its Xperia XZ Pro at the mega event. One of these will be the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, the info having been spilled recently by a carrier company. It sports a 5.5-inch display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution. Xperia L2 comes with an Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. A MediaTek MT6737T quad-core processor is the engine under the hood and it is supported by 3GB RAM. (more...)
All the ads that ran during the Super Bowl, in order All the ads that ran during the Super Bowl, in order
- February 06, 2018

Bank Stadium on Sunday in a protest against police brutality and privileges enjoyed by wealthy visitors that shut down trains for more than two hours. It's the most-watched drama on any network since the February 3, 2008 post-Super Bowl telecast of Fox's "House" (29.1 million). Some of the world's biggest companies have spent millions on a premium spot for Sunday night's show. (more...)
IPhone X Has Glitch That Prevents Users From Answering Calls IPhone X Has Glitch That Prevents Users From Answering Calls
- February 06, 2018

Apple provided additional details about its practice of slowing down certain older iPhones in a letter to Senate lawmakers released on Tuesday. "Leading companies and innovators should not only "think different, ' they should 'act differently" when it comes to customer transparency and inclusion, Kelly and Rep. (more...)
France bans smartphone use in cars even when you pull over France bans smartphone use in cars even when you pull over
- February 06, 2018

The rule doesn't apply if the auto is parked in a designated spot, and you're still allowed to call or text on public roads if you've broken down or had an accident, writes Engadget , quoting Le Figaro . The nation's equivalent to the AAA has a problem with the new cellphone ruling, implying it may do more harm than good. France lately has introduced several new laws to check the rising accident rate. (more...)
Padmavaat: Rajasthan HC quashes FIR against Sanjay Leela Bhansali Padmavaat: Rajasthan HC quashes FIR against Sanjay Leela Bhansali
- February 06, 2018

The film begins with the disclaimer that they are not glorifying "Jauhar" but merely depicting it as part of the plot. Apart from their film, the real life couple is also in news for their impending marriage. Citing the Supreme Court's January 18 order clearing the film's release, the court said the State government was duty-bound to protect the cinema halls if it was screened. (more...)
Dana White outraged by ref Mario Yamasaki in Shevchenko vs. Cachoeira fight Dana White outraged by ref Mario Yamasaki in Shevchenko vs. Cachoeira fight
- February 06, 2018

Shevchenko beat her opponent down from pillar to post. Yamasaki has copped plenty of hate. I could have stopped the fight in the second crucifix or in the mount, but she moved the whole time. Cachoeira was no match. Fans also were vocal in their displeasure, taking to Twitter to voice their concern for the fighter. UFC lightweight Gilbert Burns had harsh words for Yamasaki's work. (more...)
Commodities Buzz: BP Records One Of The Strongest Annual Performances In 2017 Commodities Buzz: BP Records One Of The Strongest Annual Performances In 2017
- February 06, 2018

It marked the best year for production since 2010. The company reported a net profit for the fourth quarter of 2.1 billion Dollars, surpassing analysts' forecasts of 1.9 billion USD. The total cost to the company came to more than $60bn and it had to sell off assets in order to pay the bill. BP also took a one-off charge of $900m to adjust to new U.S. (more...)