Sci-tech


Highland Private Wealth Management Sells 28373 Shares of Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT)
- March 13, 2018

Parsec Financial Management Inc, which manages about $1.56 billion and $1.38B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Total Sa (NYSE:TOT) by 8,762 shares to 370,820 shares, valued at $19.85 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Df Dent & Co Inc increased Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL) stake by 78,783 shares to 1.20 million valued at $154.45 million in 2017Q3. First Dallas Securities Inc. (more...)
Portland Scrap Yard Fire Burns Area Homes, Sends Black Smoke Into Air Portland Scrap Yard Fire Burns Area Homes, Sends Black Smoke Into Air
- March 13, 2018

Kim Singer of Diamond Cut Loyalty Canine Rescue said many people from all over the community pitched in to help with the frightened dogs. Some nearby homes and one school have been evacuated. Students from Sacajawea Head Start were taken to Scott School, which is shutting its windows and limiting outdoor activity to protect children from the smoke. (more...)
IFM Investors Pty Ltd Sells 602 Shares of Walmart Inc (WMT)
- March 13, 2018

It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Walmart (NYSE:WMT) had its price target reduced by Barclays from $120.00 to $116.00 in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, February 21st. (NYSE:WMT) shares with value of $158.93M were sold by WALTON JIM C . The company has market cap of $4.53 billion. Since September 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $477.13 million activity. (more...)
Binance Offers $250000 Bounty For Arrest of Hackers Binance Offers $250000 Bounty For Arrest of Hackers
- March 13, 2018

Once control of these accounts had been taken, the attackers created a trading API key for each account - but then did nothing except bide their time. "As in a football match, you can't just play defense", he tweeted . "We need to actively prevent any instances of hacking before they occur, as well as follow through after-the-fact", the firm argued. (more...)
Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI) SVP Sells $75391.47 in Stock
- March 13, 2018

Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, July 13. (NYSE:REIT). Grand Jean Capital Mgmt has invested 0.25% in Crown Castle International Corp . (NYSE:REIT) for 14,084 shares. Therefore 54% are positive. (more...)
Steam's Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Gets Off To A Very Fast Start Steam's Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Gets Off To A Very Fast Start
- March 13, 2018

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 sold 500K units in nearly a week and the biggest villain for that is Steam. Set during the apocalyptic End Times of the Warhammer world - the game introduces the dark, bloody and twisted Chaos as an enemy faction. (more...)
Black barbershops can help clients lower blood pressure Black barbershops can help clients lower blood pressure
- March 13, 2018

Black men have the highest rate of death related to hypertension in the US-coupled with a lower rate of physician interaction and control of hypertension compared to their female counterparts. "Since I could see his heart in this, it was easy for me to offer assistance". Previous studies have shown that equipping barbers-who remain trusted, consistent and convenient influencers for many African-American men-with health information can positively affect health. (more...)
New Switch System Update Appears to be Coming Soon (5.0) New Switch System Update Appears to be Coming Soon (5.0)
- March 13, 2018

Version 3.0 released a month earlier than the Parental Controls app update, so perhaps the iOS app had a typo and meant "version 4.0.0", but it's also possible a new Switch update is indeed on the way. According to him, in the past, Nintendo shared similar patch notes mentioning firmware update 3.0.0 in the Parental Controls app however the firmware update was out by then so it was not a leak. (more...)
Apple (AAPL) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada
- March 13, 2018

About 15.24M shares traded. Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has risen 62.48% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.27% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q2. Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of AAPL. (more...)
PUBG's latest anti-cheat update causes games to crash PUBG's latest anti-cheat update causes games to crash
- March 13, 2018

The patch was meant to implement new anti-cheat measures, but was reportedly causing the game to crash on PC. This has resulted in a series of negative reviews on Steam , as players vented their frustrations. "We apologize for the inconvenience". Maintenance for the PC version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been scheduled ahead of the next update that includes client optimization fixes and lobby improvements. (more...)
Slingshot malware attacks PCs through routers Slingshot malware attacks PCs through routers
- March 13, 2018

Security researchers have discovered a new malware framework that's used for cyberespionage and is delivered to computers through hacked MikroTik routers. Unlike other less sophisticated pieces of malware, Slingshot is able to steal keystrokes, passwords, screenshots and nearly any information it wants from a users' system because of how well it was created to avoid detection which is why it has existed on the web since 2012. (more...)
Hurry up, curious cord-cutters, unless you want to pay more Hurry up, curious cord-cutters, unless you want to pay more
- March 13, 2018

Like those services, it's widely available on many streaming devices, including Roku, Apple TV, Xbox One, iOS and Android - though not Amazon Fire TV devices. YouTube TV is also expanding to all "Top 100" US television markets, allowing the streaming service to cover 85 percent of households. Yet there are a few cheaper options out there: DirecTV Now also starts at $35, and Sling TV starts at $20. (more...)
Brabham BT62 Clears Its Throat In Preview Clip Brabham BT62 Clears Its Throat In Preview Clip
- March 13, 2018

To the delight of enthusiasts, the fledgling vehicle maker created by late Australian racer Sir Jack Brabham's son, David, sounds like it could be packing a powerful V8. Brabham insists that its vehicle is more than a vanity exercise - the manufacturer says that its new BT62 has already been through an extensive engineering programme and is close to the end of an intensive testing process shortly before its global reveal, which takes place on Wednesday 2 May. (more...)
Complete probe in 2G, Aircel-Maxis cases in 6 months: Apex court Complete probe in 2G, Aircel-Maxis cases in 6 months: Apex court
- March 12, 2018

A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra slammed the agencies for not completing their probe in all 2G cases, saying "you can't keep the people of the country in the dark". The court also discharged senior advocate Anand Grover, who was appointed the Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) by the apex court in the 2G case. The court had also dropped charges against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and others accused in the Aircel-Maxis case. (more...)
Microsoft's Slack competitor is getting Cortana integration and message translation Microsoft's Slack competitor is getting Cortana integration and message translation
- March 12, 2018

Moller-Maersk, ConocoPhillips, Macy's, NASCAR, Navistar, RLH Corporation , and Technicolor , and, as of another announcement today, General Motors . Microsoft Teams is the company's answer to growing chat startup Slack . Video call participants will be able to blur the background on their calls, so the person you're talking to won't be able to see what's behind you. (more...)
Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1
- March 12, 2018

This new Android 8.0 Oreo update will also bring stock Android 8.0 Oreo features like Notification Channels, improved background limits, Snooze Notifications, Picture in Picture mode to open videos on a floating popup window. While the former comes with 16GB internal storage coupled with 2GB RAM, the latter offers 32GB internal storage and 3GB RAM. Both the smartphones' build numbers will be pushed to S001011_180224. (more...)
Check out the launch trailer for The Curse of the Pharaohs Check out the launch trailer for The Curse of the Pharaohs
- March 12, 2018

The add-on sees protagonist Bayek travel to a whole new region where he's tasked with bringing down undead monstrosities. Bayek's adventures in Thebes take him to the temples of Karnak and Luxor, as well as well the secret tombs of the Valley of the Kings. (more...)
Sea of Thieves Offering 18-Carat Golden Bananas to Treasure Hunt Winner Sea of Thieves Offering 18-Carat Golden Bananas to Treasure Hunt Winner
- March 12, 2018

Starting on Monday, aka March 19th, the above-mentioned pair are operating their own global digital treasure hunt that will reward the above handsome bushel of bananas. But in real life, they could make you very, very rich. The promotion is open in regions across the world-USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany and Australia- and the first crew in each country who answered all the riddles correcly will be eligible for the semi-finals on March 22. (more...)
Planet Alpha is an Upcoming Sci-Fi Platformer From Former IO Dev Planet Alpha is an Upcoming Sci-Fi Platformer From Former IO Dev
- March 12, 2018

Team17 have partnered with Danish indie developer Adrian Lazar to bring atmospheric side-scroller Planet Alpha to PC this year. What will you discover? Lazar, who is the brains behind the project, started the game in his own time while working at IO on the most recent HITMAN series. (more...)
Dropbox IPO aiming to raise US$748m Dropbox IPO aiming to raise US$748m
- March 12, 2018

Dropbox also agreed to sell US$100 million in stock to Salesforce .com Inc.'s venture capital arm in a private placement concurrent with the IPO, the filing shows. Dropbox company has touted its business as a path to unleashing creative energy and inspired work. That's part of why Dropbox isn't yet profitable. (more...)
Philips Hue Outdoor Lighting Products Coming This Summer Philips Hue Outdoor Lighting Products Coming This Summer
- March 12, 2018

With the Philips Hue white and color ambiance outdoor range, you can take your outdoor space to the next level, whether dining with friends, relaxing with a book, or simply beatifying your garden with colored light. Available for purchase this summer in the US, the lighting company has a range of new outdoor lighting products extending the world of Internet of Things to the great outdoors. (more...)
Assam to present first e-Budget today Assam to present first e-Budget today
- March 12, 2018

The budget has made provision for paying Rs 5 lakh each to the kin. After adding the receipt of Rs 2,90,914.84 crore under Public Account and Rs 100 crore under Contigency Fund, the aggregate Receipts amount to Rs 3,81,688.26 crore and total aggregate expenditure is estimated 3,80,688.27 crore. (more...)
Microsoft To Bring AMD FreeSync And FreeSync 2 To Xbox Consoles Microsoft To Bring AMD FreeSync And FreeSync 2 To Xbox Consoles
- March 12, 2018

Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One X and the Xbox One S will soon receive support for AMD Radeon FreeSync displays. FreeSync is similar to NVIDIA's G-Sync technology, in that it helps reduce or eliminate screen tearing, stuttering, and artifacting that is often observed even on the highest end systems. (more...)
Nokia 9 (2018) to feature in-display fingerprint scanner? Nokia 9 (2018) to feature in-display fingerprint scanner?
- March 12, 2018

Now, one of the well-known sources in China has posted a hand-sketched image of Nokia 9 2018/8 Pro based on his information and the image shows it sporting a notch. Unfortunately, like some other full-display handsets the device is also expected to feature a notch for the front-facing camera and other sensors. (more...)
Is Amazon Alexa laughing at you? Is Amazon Alexa laughing at you?
- March 12, 2018

This means that the user will have to clearly issue the command because if they don't, Alexa probably won't separate it from the background noise. Finally, say: "Alexa, open My Workouts ". You can also end the conversation by saying something like "thank you" or "stop". Have you? If so, please do let us know what's been occurring. Select the device in question, then scroll down and toggle the Follow-up Mode slider into the on position (it's off by default). (more...)
3 terrorists killed in encounter in Anantnag 3 terrorists killed in encounter in Anantnag
- March 12, 2018

Following the encounter, restrictions have been imposed in some parts of old city. The police have recovered arms and ammunition including AK 47 rifles, pistols, hand grenades from the encounter site. According to police one of the militant was involved in recent attack on a police guard post at Soura on the outskirts of Srinagar in which one constable was killed. (more...)
Buckingham Asset Management LLC Purchases Shares of 1292 Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- March 12, 2018

Adobe shares were up 0.8%, near 210.50, in morning trading on the stock market today . About 16,624 shares traded. Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: ADBE ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 14th. 11,010 were reported by Tudor Corporation Et Al. (NYSE:FCX). Central Secs holds 0.36% or 150,000 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Retirement Of Alabama has 0.15% invested in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). (more...)
Crash Bandicoot Trilogy Won't Be Taking Sides Crash Bandicoot Trilogy Won't Be Taking Sides
- March 11, 2018

The trilogy is already available for the PlayStation 4. The remastered Crash Bandicoot Trilogy was released on the PlayStation 4 previous year and it looks like the developers are now ready to offer the games on the other platforms as well. (more...)
Trump holds meeting on video game violence Trump holds meeting on video game violence
- March 11, 2018

The Entertainment Software Association attended the Trump meeting, and it issued the following statement: "We welcomed the opportunity today to meet with the President and other elected officials at the White House ". It's unclear how Trump's meeting with the gaming industry execs will proceed, though as no one attending is qualified to scientifically assess the supposed link between games and real-world violence, the relevancy of the meeting is questionable. (more...)
IPhone 9 Will Be Released By Apple At A Lower Price IPhone 9 Will Be Released By Apple At A Lower Price
- March 11, 2018

Apple wanted to build a bezel-less smartphone, but it couldn't figure out how to hide the front camera, dot projector, infra-red sensor, speaker, microphone, ambient light sensor, and the proximity sensor. In fact Google has also announced the notch support in its latest opearing software Android P. The phone is nearly entirely bezel-free, except for some very thin borders around the edges of the phone. (more...)