Sci-tech


Google Maps is now available in isiZulu, Afrikaans and Swahili
- March 28, 2018

Besides Romanian, users can also choose other languages such as Albanian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Filipino, Hebrew, Icelandic, Indonesian, Norwegian, Serbian, Swedish or Zulu. 14 years later, the service has expanded from PC browsers to mobile devices, and now, an additional 1.25 billion people will be able to enjoy the service in their native languages. (more...)
OnePlus 6 with Woodgrain Back Panel Leaked by Evan Blass OnePlus 6 with Woodgrain Back Panel Leaked by Evan Blass
- March 28, 2018

The alleged OnePlus 6 picture showed the rear of the device and the bottom of it. The wooden texture at the back also contradicts with earlier leaked photos, where the handset was shown with a glass back . The fingerprint scanner will be placed below the device, and it can also be seen in the image. One thing that you will notice in the image above is that textured back. (more...)
Toyota Reinvents 2019 RAV4, Shows the Fifth Generation in NY
- March 28, 2018

Based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, the new RAV4 pushes its wheels to the extremities to offer more space inside without significantly enlarging its footprint on the road. Limited models feature an eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat with two-way lumbar support, a 7-inch infotainment screen, and a rearview mirror camera. (more...)
The Overwatch World Cup Returns For 2018 The Overwatch World Cup Returns For 2018
- March 28, 2018

Each player may vote once. The 2017 tournament returned with a similar idea, featuring as something of an All-Star tournament rather than the highest level of competition due to the Overwatch League . A community head will also be selected, but this time the vote will be open to all players from the country. It's important to note that these phases will only affect the Coach and Community Lead positions. (more...)
Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW) Stake Decreased by QS Investors LLC
- March 28, 2018

EW stock traded down $2.17 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $138.11. About 2.99 million shares traded. Alimera Sciences, Inc. (ALIM) has risen 0.67% since March 26, 2017 and is uptrending. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann on Monday, April 4 with "Outperform". They set an "outperform" rating and a $140.00 price target for the company. (more...)
How big will the Apple Watch Series 4 be? How big will the Apple Watch Series 4 be?
- March 28, 2018

A fall release for new Apple Watches means that we can expect them to launch alongside the new iPhones that Apple traditionally unveils in September. The analyst also stated in his note that the Apple Watch Series 4 will likely debut with improved battery life. The Series 4 will also feature larger battery capacity, claims Kuo, though he does not mention if the Apple Watch's chassis will get larger or smaller. (more...)
Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
- March 28, 2018

Massachusetts-based Rockland has invested 2.55% in AT&T Inc. About 6.81M shares traded. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since March 27, 2017 and is downtrending. City Holdg reported 0.84% of its portfolio in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Since March 8, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 selling transactions for $90,000 activity. (more...)
Apple unveils new iPad, pencil at Lane Tech High School Apple unveils new iPad, pencil at Lane Tech High School
- March 28, 2018

Google Chromebooks have made a great and incredibly effective pitch to schools with a full-sized computer with a keyboard that's $200 and up, and thus way cheaper than an iPad with keyboard. After a volatile few years, Apple said in 2017 that iPad sales for the classroom ticked up 32% after dropping the price for its entry-level iPad to $329. (more...)
VW reveals concept of new 5-seat SUV in NY VW reveals concept of new 5-seat SUV in NY
- March 28, 2018

Chance of being mass-produced: Done deal. Despite only being a concept for now, Volkswagen has already confirmed that a smaller Atlas will go into production in 2019, and it'll be built at the company's manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. (more...)
Toyota Corolla Hatchback to Debut in Geneva Toyota Corolla Hatchback to Debut in Geneva
- March 28, 2018

Inside the cabin, the Corolla is improved with the upmarket styling with a new floating touchscreen infotainment system, which supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and an option of Amazon Alexa integration is also available for the U.S. There's still no word on whether Toyota will be adding Android Auto to its new vehicle models anytime soon. The hatcback also gets a sports-tuned suspension for a more involving drive. (more...)
Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
- March 28, 2018

The stock remained 1.87 percent unpredictable for the recent week and 2.01 percent for the last month. 4,086,471 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 12,030,227. Naples Global Advsr Limited Liability Company has invested 0.22% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc . $1.06 million worth of Danaher Corporation ( NYSE :DHR) was sold by SCHWIETERS JOHN T. (more...)
What Do Analysts Say About Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) What Do Analysts Say About Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)
- March 28, 2018

To measure price-variation, we found WMT's volatility during a week at 1.96% and during a month it has been found around 2.01%. Ameriprise Financial Inc. The stock of Walmart Inc . Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Walmart from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. (more...)
PUBG's Anniversary Video Gives A First Look At The New 4x4 Map PUBG's Anniversary Video Gives A First Look At The New 4x4 Map
- March 28, 2018

Like the Chicken Dinner t-shirts that celebrated the end of its early access period, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds is celebrating turning a year old the only way it knows how: with a cosmetic skin . Shown during a GDC 2018 panel recently , the 4x4 map will be 16 square kilometres in size, which when compared to the standard 64 square kilometre map in PUBG , is significantly diddier. (more...)
Mutual Advisors LLC Invests $1.06 Million in Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Mutual Advisors LLC Invests $1.06 Million in Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY)
- March 28, 2018

It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500. Avalon Global Asset Management Llc increased Bristol Myers Squibb Co ( BMY ) stake by 97.63% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Day traders strive to make money by exploiting minute price movements in individual assets (usually stocks, though currencies, futures, and options are traded as well), usually leveraging large amounts of capital to do so, therefore they trade on Stocks in Play. (more...)
Is Stock's Performance Impressive? T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) Is Stock's Performance Impressive? T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS)
- March 28, 2018

The stock increased 1.19% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $60.45. About 653,374 shares traded. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500. Taking a look at the performance of CME stock, an investor will come to know that the weekly performance for this stock valued at -4.24%, resulting in a performance for the month at -1.5%. (more...)
Apple Offers New School Manager, Free 200GB iCloud Storage for Education Accounts Apple Offers New School Manager, Free 200GB iCloud Storage for Education Accounts
- March 28, 2018

New versions of Pages and Keynote will work with the Apple Pencil . A host of other educational announcements are expected at the event, which Apple has said it will not livestream. Expect Apple to tout its programming chops: Apple has already been promoting its Swift programming language to kids, and a year ago it expanded its "Everyone Can Code" program to Chicago schools. (more...)
Battle Royale game PUBG celebrates one year anniversary with free weapon skin Battle Royale game PUBG celebrates one year anniversary with free weapon skin
- March 27, 2018

His answer was in response to an audience question about his thoughts on Fortnite , which previous year copied PUBG's primary game design idea and has since exploded in popularity largely thanks to its free-to-play model. One year of parachuting onto a deserted island, scrambling for weaponry and supplies, and then scheming, sneaking, and shooting in order become the last person standing out of 100 hopefuls. (more...)
Serbian official deported from Kosovo Serbian official deported from Kosovo
- March 27, 2018

In a strongly-worded address aired live on Serbian state TV, Vucic said that Serbia will prosecute those who arrested Djuric. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini was making an urgent trip to Belgrade for talks with Serbia's president in a bid to prevent a full-blown crisis from erupting. (more...)
A new Firefox add-on limits Facebook tracking A new Firefox add-on limits Facebook tracking
- March 27, 2018

The Container experiment was a success, but Mozilla decided to make the feature available as an add-on named "Firefox Multi-Account Containers", instead of incorporating it into Firefox. This Add-On offers a solution that doesn't tell users to simply stop using a service that they get value from. Mozilla says the tool can nonetheless help people "protect themselves from the unexpected side effects of their usage". (more...)
Final Fantasy 15 director heading up new Square Enix studio Final Fantasy 15 director heading up new Square Enix studio
- March 27, 2018

Square Enix said in a press release that the team will be working on creating new AAA IPs for an global audience. Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata has been appointed the COO and studio head of Square Enix's newly established developmental studio, Luminous Productions . (more...)
Waymo expands self-driving taxi plans with Jaguar Land Rover link-up Waymo expands self-driving taxi plans with Jaguar Land Rover link-up
- March 27, 2018

The human-piloted version only went on sale earlier this month, and subject to adding Waymo technology and testing, it's penned for a 2020 self-driving public release. The company's CEO John Krafcik said: "We want to build a self-driving vehicle for every passenger and every trip". Other companies, including Waymo, are still testing, however. (more...)
Red Hat reports 4Q loss Red Hat reports 4Q loss
- March 27, 2018

About 1.19M shares traded. About 3.16 million shares traded. Red Hat, Inc . ( NYSE : RHT)'s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 55.71. It has outperformed by 2.27% the S&P500. Alpha Windward Llc holds 688 shares. Pennsylvania-based Nationwide Fund has invested 0.01% in Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP). Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Red Hat from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $140.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. (more...)
Uber exits South East Asia market; all eyes on India Uber exits South East Asia market; all eyes on India
- March 27, 2018

According to Bloomberg , Grab will take over all of Uber's operations in the region, including delivery service UberEats, and the latter will get a 27.5 percent stake in the former. "Around 500 colleagues across the region will transition to Grab , and over the coming weeks we will help our customers move to Grab's apps", Khosrowshahi said in the email. (more...)
IPhone X's New 'Blush Gold' Colour Variant Expected to 'Restore Sales'
- March 27, 2018

A few days ago, rumours about Apple prepping to release the iPhone X in new colours variants. If you've been wondering what to expect from this upcoming roster in terms of pricing, the analysts at RBC have delivered their thoughts in a new note today. (more...)
Motorola gets new president, hints at Moto G6 series launch next month Motorola gets new president, hints at Moto G6 series launch next month
- March 27, 2018

Buniac succeeds Aymar de Lencquesaing, who announced earlier this year his plan to leave the company in order "to spend less time on a plane and more time doing the things he loves outside of work - like spending time with his family", according to Motorola . (more...)
The Honda Insight is now officially official The Honda Insight is now officially official
- March 27, 2018

Honda hasn't revealed exact prices for the new Insight , but says they will fall somewhere in between the Civic and Accord . The 2019 Honda Insight boasts a sleek sedan design with a low and wide stance highlighted by Honda's signature "flying wing" grille and bold front fascia, low-profile LED headlights and taillights, sharp and dynamic character lines and sweeping coupe-like roofline. (more...)
Federal Trade Commission will investigate Facebook over privacy Federal Trade Commission will investigate Facebook over privacy
- March 27, 2018

Facebook reached a settlement with the FTC in 2011 offering privacy assurances. If the FTC finds that Facebook violated the decree, the tech company could be forced to pay $40,000 per violation, according to Bloomberg . In this June 21, 2017, photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during preparation for the Facebook Communities Summit, in Chicago. Facebook is now facing investigations, probes and hearings from authorities in the USA, the United Kingdom, the European Union and ... (more...)
Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) launched in India for Rs. 5499 Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) launched in India for Rs. 5499
- March 27, 2018

The Nokia 1 Android Go edition has been launched at Rs 5,499, and will be available for purchase starting on March 28. It will be available in Dark Blue and Warm Red colour variants. In terms of optics, the Nokia 1 comes with a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP camera on the front. It is Nokia's first phone based on Google's new Android Oreo (Go Edition) platform. (more...)
New Volkswagen Advanced SUV could come to Europe New Volkswagen Advanced SUV could come to Europe
- March 27, 2018

The truck would be part of an effort to capture more of the growing North American pickup, SUV and crossover segment, which Volkswagen now doesn't field a lot of entries in. For a brand like Volkswagen, which has slowly been crawling out of the hole it dug itself into back in 2015 thanks to the Dieselgate scandal, a high-profit margin vehicle could be its ticket back into the black. (more...)
Google begins rolling out mobile-first index to more sites Google begins rolling out mobile-first index to more sites
- March 27, 2018

Sites that are being migrated to mobile-first indexing are being notified in the Search Console that they will see "see significantly increased crawl rate from the Smartphone Googlebot". The ranking of a site remains unchanged with the only thing change being the way content is gathered. In other words, it will start to look to the mobile web pages to index the web, not the desktop version. (more...)