Sci-tech


Fortnite's Jetpacks Delayed, Hunting Rifle and Twitch Prime Goodies Incoming Fortnite's Jetpacks Delayed, Hunting Rifle and Twitch Prime Goodies Incoming
- March 03, 2018

If you've got Twitch Prime, you've got some exclusive Fortnite Loot coming your way. Concerned that the subscriptions come from unknown viewers, who neither feature in the channel viewer list or the chat room, they speculate that the sharp rise in subscriptions come from compromised Amazon Prime accounts and bots. (more...)
KYC now mandatory for Paytm, mobile wallets KYC now mandatory for Paytm, mobile wallets
- March 03, 2018

Once you type the correct OTP, you can upload your Aadhaar details. However, the e-wallet players are finding the KYC-requirement challenging. Mobile wallet firms such as Paytm have invested sums as large as United States dollars 500 million to get KYC process done for its 280 million-plus customers. (more...)
Celgene Corporation (CELG) stock recent close stands at $87.19
- March 03, 2018

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has declined 8.71% since March 2, 2017 and is downtrending. More notable recent Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: " Celgene In 2018: A Look At The Long Thesis" on February 13, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: "SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation ..." published on March 01, 2018, Investorplace.com published: "3 Stocks to Watch on Wednesday: ... (more...)
EPS for Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Expected At $1.22
- March 03, 2018

Summit Financial Wealth Advisors Llc who had been investing in Baxter Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.58 billion market cap company. Adobe Systems Incorporated has a fifty-two week low of $118.02 and a fifty-two week high of $213.44. Lombard Odier Asset Management Europe Ltd's holdings in Adobe Systems were worth $946,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (more...)
Graco High Chairs Recalled after Five Children Hurt Graco High Chairs Recalled after Five Children Hurt
- March 03, 2018

They convert to different modes, including a traditional highchair, a booster seat and a toddler chair and table. They have a white cushion with gold and gray polka dots. To verify if your highchair is affected and order a free replacement kit, enter your highchair model number and manufacturing date on the Graco recall page . (more...)
Ubisoft just snapped up the Smash Bros-like Brawlhalla Ubisoft just snapped up the Smash Bros-like Brawlhalla
- March 03, 2018

Brawlhalla is now the most-played fighting game on Steam, as well as one of the most popular free-to-play games on the PlayStation 4 . Brawlhalla is a platform fighter where up to eight players can battle it out online or locally. A third competitive season for Brawlhalla recently kicked off thanks to a partnership with Dreamhack which will culminate with the Brawlhalla World Championship. (more...)
Sportiness in special edition form is all the rage at Geneva Sportiness in special edition form is all the rage at Geneva
- March 02, 2018

Alfa Romeo smashed two Nurburgring records in the recent years and they are celebrating this feat at the Geneva Motor Show next week with a special Nurburgring Edition. The 4C Competizone features matte Vesuvio Grey exterior paint and a carbon roof, as well as other exterior elements, including carbon fiber mirror caps, headlight moldings, side air vents, and rear spoiler. (more...)
Dropbox announces integrations with Google's Hangouts, Gmail and Drive apps Dropbox announces integrations with Google's Hangouts, Gmail and Drive apps
- March 02, 2018

Integrated tightly with its other G Suite apps, Hangouts Chat a direct challenge to popular workplace collaboration tools such as Slack and further reinforces Google's efforts to position its G Suite apps as an alternative to Microsoft Office . (more...)
Microsoft offers to help Ghana man teaching computing on a chalkboard Microsoft offers to help Ghana man teaching computing on a chalkboard
- March 02, 2018

However, Akoto says that the school needs about 50 computers for his classes to really impart ICT education to the students. Mr Akoto's school has not had computers since 2011, despite the students needing to pass an ICT exam as part of their course requirement. (more...)
Westworld Season 2 Explores 'What Else is Beyond the Park' Westworld Season 2 Explores 'What Else is Beyond the Park'
- March 02, 2018

Also look for the younger version of William (played by Jimmi Simpson ) to return during " Westworld " season 2 as we'll begin to see his transformation into the Man in Black and how he gained so much influence over the Delos Corporation. Peter Abernathy (Louis Herthum), Dolores' father, will be an "important asset" in the upcoming season. Abernathy was supposed to leave on a train, but it's not clear if he made it out. (more...)
Carney blasts bitcoin: Cryptocurrencies are a FAILURE attracting FOOLS, says BoE chief Carney blasts bitcoin: Cryptocurrencies are a FAILURE attracting FOOLS, says BoE chief
- March 02, 2018

Addressing whether cryptocurrencies are actually money, Carney said in his speech on Friday: "The long, charitable answer is that cryptocurrencies act as money, at best, only for some people and to a limited extent, and even then only in parallel with the traditional currencies of the users". (more...)
Teasing Blizzard tweet features Diablo and a 'switch' Teasing Blizzard tweet features Diablo and a 'switch'
- March 02, 2018

Would you play Diablo 3 on Switch? "[It was] meant to be a fun community engagement piece". Fans and websites everywhere have taken this as early confirmation that epic dungeon-crawler Diablo III is skulking its way to Nintendo's hybrid-console, giving that the light in the video is "switched" on and off. (more...)
Instagram could be readying voice and video calling Instagram could be readying voice and video calling
- March 02, 2018

The voice and video calls features are apparently lying dormant in the app, ready to be enabled via a future update. While we are yet to get an official confirmation from Instagram regarding the support for video calls, a TechCrunch report citing the APK of Instagram and Instagram Direct apps show files and icons for calls and video calls. (more...)
Raiola: 'Balotelli worth €100m. Gigio...' Raiola: 'Balotelli worth €100m. Gigio...'
- March 02, 2018

He is one of the 10 best strikers in the world, and the number one in Italy", he told RAI . He's worth €100 million, but he's available on a free, so he's a bargain. Raiola's hard relationship with Mirabelli has led to reports Gianluigi Donnarumma could leave the Rossoneri sooner rather than later... Donnarumma, who has only recently celebrated his 19th birthday, looked set to quit Milan after it was announced in June that he would renew his contract. (more...)
Porsche claims Mission E won't have Tesla's performance limits Porsche claims Mission E won't have Tesla's performance limits
- March 02, 2018

The automaker is still exploring a variety of options for pricing, Stefan Weckbach, head of battery electric vehicles at Porsche, said in the blog post. Porsche executives say the Mission E will leverage the technological innovations developed across the VW Group while retaining a distinctive Porsche feel. (more...)
GitHub hit by biggest ever DDoS at 1.35Tbps GitHub hit by biggest ever DDoS at 1.35Tbps
- March 02, 2018

While getting hit with DDoS attack isn't uncommon, Wired says that this may have been the largest DDoS attack ever. You can try blocking UDP traffic from port 11211, which is used by default by memcached, at the border or upstream, as Akamai was able to. (more...)
Why Samsung's Galaxy S9 Has a Better Screen Than Apple's iPhone X Why Samsung's Galaxy S9 Has a Better Screen Than Apple's iPhone X
- March 02, 2018

Consumer Reports has come under criticism for its unusual conclusions in the past, and particularly for its reviews of Apple products. In its study, DisplayMate found that the Galaxy S9's color accuracy is "visually indistinguishable from ideal". (more...)
Apple plans to release 'largest iPhone ever' this fall Apple plans to release 'largest iPhone ever' this fall
- March 02, 2018

Apple is planning to release at the end of the year three new iPhone models - with the largest in comparison with produced still screen, updated version of the iPhone X and the budget version of the flagship smartphone, Bloomberg reported, citing sources . (more...)
IPhone users can now use Instagram-like time and location stickers IPhone users can now use Instagram-like time and location stickers
- March 02, 2018

WhatsApp for iPhone's new version 2.18.30 brings Instagram like location and time stickers to be added to photo or videos. WhatsApp for iPhone has been updated to version 2.18.30. According to a report by The Next Web , it would appear that this feature works the same way in group chats and private chats as well. This loads the images and videos stored on your device, and lets you choose which photo or video clip to edit. (more...)
You Need To Know About Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
- March 02, 2018

Activision Blizzard, Inc is a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment content and services. The stock is now showing up return of 2.50% throughout last week and witnessed increasing return of 0.12% in one month period. Its segments include Activision Publishing, Inc (Activision), Blizzard Entertainment, Inc (Blizzard), King Digital Entertainment (King) and Other. Partner Fund Management Lp, which manages about $5.09B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kite Pharma Inc ... (more...)
Derrylin fire claims three lives Derrylin fire claims three lives
- March 02, 2018

Firefighters were called to the blaze on Molly Road at 7.14am today as flames consumed the house, leaving only the smouldering shell of the building standing. "People should avoid Molly Road area at present". 2 Appliances from Lisnaskea and 1 from Enniskillen attended the scene. Emergency services were informed about a "well-developed" fire at a separated small house in Derrylin. (more...)
Samsung's Bixby speaker may delay launch to 2H of 2018 Samsung's Bixby speaker may delay launch to 2H of 2018
- March 02, 2018

Koh said the new Bixby will also focus on expanding its own ecosystem in the industry, as the first edition failed to do so by being released too early. Samsung are developing an interactive kitchen that includes a fridge, oven and TV. Before we get there, Apple has presented Samsung with an open goal by deliberately giving Siri fewer features and less intelligence than she has on the iPhone and Mac. (more...)
Ubisoft Announces Inside Eden's Gate, a Far Cry 5 Short Film Ubisoft Announces Inside Eden's Gate, a Far Cry 5 Short Film
- March 02, 2018

As the vloggers follow the leads of missing locals and other odd events, they come face-to-face with Joseph Seed, played by the same actor as the in-game version of the cult leader, and the rest of the fanatical doomsday cult. You can check out some screens from the film in the gallery below. Ubisoft's Far Cry 5 has been given the live-action trailer treatment today in a new video that explores the relationship between leading Big Bad Joseph "The Father" Seed and Pastor Jerome. (more...)
Intel's Latest Spectre Update Resolves Reboots On Haswell And Broadwell Systems Intel's Latest Spectre Update Resolves Reboots On Haswell And Broadwell Systems
- March 02, 2018

After Intel announced last week that it had developed new firmware updates to help patch Meltdown and Spectre on recent processors , Microsoft now plans to do its part to make these microcode updates more broadly available. Microsoft released today the first of such updates -KB4090007. Microsoft warned that these Intel microcode updates are only valid for the aforementioned Skylake devices. (more...)
Huawei MateBook X Pro with 13.9-inch FullView display announced Huawei MateBook X Pro with 13.9-inch FullView display announced
- March 02, 2018

The MateBook X Pro is the first notebook to feature Huawei FullView Display. Huawei also showed off its MediaPad M5 Series , which will be offered in 8.4 inch and 10.8 inch sizes. Engineers can adjust coverage to optimize the experience for users at the near points and far points, and generate a 20 or 30 times increase in network capacity. (more...)
Xbox One's Spring Update begins rolling out to Insiders today Xbox One's Spring Update begins rolling out to Insiders today
- March 02, 2018

If you are an Xbox Insider in the Alpha ring, you can grab the features right away. Xbox One X enhancements are most often discussed in regards to Xbox One games, but a select number of Xbox 360 games also receive significant improvements when played on the high-end console. (more...)
GMC Sierra uses luxury to differentiate from Silverado, competitors GMC Sierra uses luxury to differentiate from Silverado, competitors
- March 02, 2018

The 2019 GMC Sierra goes on sale in Canada, in its top Denali and SLT trims, this fall. No details are being provided at this time about a base or SLE trim. Both SLT and Denali also pack the latest version of GMC's IntelliLink infotainment system, which is basically a reskinned version of the new Cadillac CUE, which I happen to like a great deal. (more...)
South Korean leader urges United States and North Korea to make talks possible South Korean leader urges United States and North Korea to make talks possible
- March 02, 2018

The White House says it will wait and see whether a new overture by North Korea for talks with the United States means it is serious about disarming. In exchange for allowing the family reunions, North Korea now demands that Seoul return 12 women who defected to the South en masse in 2016 after working at a restaurant in China. (more...)
Latest Weather Forecast from Met Eireann as Storm Emma arrives Latest Weather Forecast from Met Eireann as Storm Emma arrives
- March 02, 2018

See PA story WEATHER Snow. This is the second time in this academic year that schools in Ireland have had to shut it's doors to pupils and students due to a Status Red weather warning, after Storm Ophelia hit in October. Drivers have been warned there will be zero visibility. It is also essential that careful checks are carried out on elderly and potentially vulnerable neighbours until normality returns to both urban and rural districts. (more...)
Jaguar reveals the new all-electric I-PACE SUV Jaguar reveals the new all-electric I-PACE SUV
- March 02, 2018

What's the best way of launching your electric SUV? The new 2019 Jaguar I-Pace has officially joined the English automaker's line-up as their first electric SUV . A Touch Pro infotainment system with two screens. The 2019 I-Pace doesn't actually look that different from the concept version that previewed it. (more...)