Sci-tech


Apple goes green; global facilities now 100% powered by clean energy Apple goes green; global facilities now 100% powered by clean energy
- April 11, 2018

Meanwhile, Google ( GOOG ), which has been carbon neutral since 2007, reached 100% renewable energy for its operations a year ago. The company's new spaceship-like headquarters in Cupertino , California - called Apple Park - is its most high-profile renewable energy project. (more...)
Here's The Brain Trust Of Advisers Steering Mark Zuckerberg Through This Crisis Here's The Brain Trust Of Advisers Steering Mark Zuckerberg Through This Crisis
- April 11, 2018

Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Dick Durbin, D-Ill., turned the tables on Zuckerberg , asking whether the Facebook founder would be comfortable sharing the name of the hotel where he stayed in Washington the night before. How will the company protect users' data? Zuckerberg was making his first formal appearance at a Congressional hearing , seeking to allay widespread fears ignited by the leaking of private data on tens of millions of users to a British firm working on Donald ... (more...)
PlayStation 5 Release Date At Least A Couple Of Years Away PlayStation 5 Release Date At Least A Couple Of Years Away
- April 11, 2018

Lately, there has been a lot of chatter about the PlayStation 5 release date . It has been five years since the arrival of the PlayStation 4 in 2013, which was launched seven years after the PlayStation 3 was rolled out in 2006. Most game developers have not heard about plans for a new console. It's been almost five years since the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launched. Rumours regarding Sony's next console have been swirling for much of this year , but the sources haven't been ... (more...)
Facebook is not the problem, we all are Facebook is not the problem, we all are
- April 11, 2018

It also promises to verify every entity running political ads. Facebook would review all legitimate reports and respond as quickly as possible when the company identifies a credible threat to people's information. An iconic figure as a billionaire entrepreneur who changed the way people around the world relate to each other, he made a point of repeatedly referring back to the Harvard dorm room where he said Facebook was brought to life. (more...)
LG G7 ThinQ might come with Huawei P20-like AI camera features LG G7 ThinQ might come with Huawei P20-like AI camera features
- April 11, 2018

LG is about to take the wraps off its next flagship phone aka the LG G7 ThinQ on May 3 in events scheduled to take place in Seoul and NY. According to Android Headlines , LG G7 will feature two 16-megapixel cameras on its rear. According to Android Headlines, the "experience on the G7 will be more integrated than it is on other phones equipped with the same voice assistant". (more...)
OVERKILL's The Walking Dead - Maya Trailer OVERKILL's The Walking Dead - Maya Trailer
- April 11, 2018

Now the studio has finally detailed the second playable character, Maya, with a stunning new cinematic trailer that offers an idea of what to expect from her in the game. Besides Aidan and Maya, we know the other two playable characters are a redheaded woman and an old man, so it will be interesting to see what unique skills they bring to the table. (more...)
Audi A6 Avant Unwrapped with Standard Mild Hybrid Audi A6 Avant Unwrapped with Standard Mild Hybrid
- April 11, 2018

That means a belt alternator starter which recovers up to 12 kW during braking and feeds the electricity into a lithium-ion battery. Either way, few automakers carry off this body style quite as well as Audi does with its Avant models, and the new A6 variant is no exception. (more...)
Goldman Sachs TreasuryAccess 0-1 YearETF (GBIL) Declines 0.03% for April 10 Goldman Sachs TreasuryAccess 0-1 YearETF (GBIL) Declines 0.03% for April 10
- April 11, 2018

It has underperformed by 11.09% the S&P500. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The fund bought 14,144 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,414,000. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 20 by Guggenheim. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Sunday, August 27. The stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption gets Xbox One X support Red Dead Redemption gets Xbox One X support
- April 11, 2018

The Xbox 360 did manage to render the game at 720p, but the PS3 ended up running it at around the 640p mark. The Red Dead Redemption Update size is around 582.73 MB and shall be granting Native 4K graphics. One particularly neat trick is to substitute in higher resolution textures for distant objects that would have previously used low-resolution versions to save on system resources. (more...)
A-Fort Is All You Need in Fortnite Battle Royale
- April 11, 2018

The biggest change coming in V3.5 is a brand new replay system where your entire match is recorded as play data rather than as a video. There will be a lined dividing the map which will enable players to see the "battle line" between the teams, if you cross the line then you are more likely to face enemy team members. (more...)
Meet Sehmat, who Alia Bhatt will play in the film Raazi Meet Sehmat, who Alia Bhatt will play in the film Raazi
- April 11, 2018

And going by the trailer, Alia has once again nailed the character. Raazi , co-produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, will hit theatres on May 11, 2018. Ticking off styles with a rare versatility like the high-street style, athleisure, casual chic and crisp formals with equal and enviable aplomb, Alia seems to have conspired of an ethnic style play for the promotions of Raazi . (more...)
Russia Says It Warned US Of Russia Says It Warned US Of "Grave Repercussions" If Syria Attacked
- April 11, 2018

The incident has thrust Syria's seven-year-old conflict back to the forefront of worldwide concern and brought the possibility of Western military action against Assad's forces. France said it will retaliate against the regime of the Syrian president if evidence emerges that it was behind the attack, a government spokesman said. (more...)
On April 9-10 The Blockchain - based Golem Network Token (GNT) went up in value over 10.22% On April 9-10 The Blockchain - based Golem Network Token (GNT) went up in value over 10.22%
- April 11, 2018

It traded at $0.0005041 200 days ago. NEO (NEO) traded up 15.5% against the dollar and now trades at $54.17 or 0.00757845 BTC. Its up 0.00% in the last 100 days since when traded at $0.00 (non existent) and the annual trend is up. The TokenCard token is also an Ethereum-based asset, holding a pro-rata claim on the TKN Asset Contract. Moreover, the platform will feature a secure payment system with two authentication P2P entities, a decentralized arbitration system, and a reputation system ... (more...)
Apple launches iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT) RED Apple launches iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT) RED
- April 11, 2018

It has a bright red enclosure and a black front. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus features Retina HD display and the Next-Gen A11 Bionic chip. iPhone 8 Plus features dual 12-MP cameras and introduces Portrait mode. As reported by Matthew Gault of Motherboard , iOS 11 .3, which was released late last month, gives touchscreen issues to iPhone 8 users who have opted for aftermarket screens. (more...)
Google celebrates India's 1st superstar KL Saigal with doodle Google celebrates India's 1st superstar KL Saigal with doodle
- April 11, 2018

It's the 114th birth anniversary of KL Saigal on April 11. Today's Google Doodle celebrates KL Saigal's varied career and his vast contribution to Indian cinema on his 114th Birth Anniversary. Saigal got his break in 1932, when Kolkata-based film studio New Theatres cast him for three films. It established him as a talented actor in the Indian film industry. (more...)
Indian troops martyre two youth in Kulgam Indian troops martyre two youth in Kulgam
- April 11, 2018

Two to three terrorists are reported to be holed up in the area. Earlier, two army soldiers and a CRPF man sustained injuries in the gunfight with the forces, sources said. However, the trains will be plying normally on Srinagar-Baramulla route. Both the state police and the Army launched a joint search operation after receiving a tip-off regarding the hideout. (more...)
$0.63 EPS Expected for Pacific Premier Bancorp (PPBI) This Quarter
- April 11, 2018

Swedbank who had been investing in Cisco Systems In for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $196.22 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $13.88. $7.59M worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. Pacific Premier Bancorp (NASDAQ:PPBI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. PPBI's profit will be $29.30 million for 16.27 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg LTD (Put) (TSM) Shareholder Maplelane Capital LLC Decreased Stake
- April 11, 2018

Information in this release is fact checked and produced by competent editors of Alpha Beta Stock; however, human error can exist . That's why the stock analysis is commonly consisted of two main types. The stock has been moved at 11.99 percent over the last six months and 31.07 percent during a year ago. On Tuesday, January 16 the rating was upgraded by HSBC to "Buy". (more...)
Police chase ends in fiery crash at Elysian Fields and St. Claude Police chase ends in fiery crash at Elysian Fields and St. Claude
- April 11, 2018

The driver, 21-year-old Bickett Theophile, ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of St. Claude and Elysian Fields. Police said the incident began at about 10:45 p.m. He was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Burien Police chose not to actively pursue the vehicle out of an abundance of caution for the safety of other drivers in the area. (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover reports rise in fiscal year sales Jaguar Land Rover reports rise in fiscal year sales
- April 11, 2018

Land Rover say they invite fans around the world to join celebrations on World Land Rover Day for an online broadcast to see those who created the Land Rover, and see what makes Land Rover's products tick - from the original "Series" cars to the 1970 Range Rover and 1989 Discovery. (more...)
PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM)
- April 11, 2018

The Price to Sales (P/S) of the stock is 2.55, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 1.97. About 1.50 million shares traded. FBR & Co reaffirmed a "marketperform" rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of PulteGroup in a report on Thursday, September 29th. (more...)
Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Confirmation Of Nominees Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Confirmation Of Nominees
- April 11, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate to confirm Festus Okoye as National Commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He named Senator Abbe Ali (Katsina) North West and Mohammed Sagir (Niger) North Central for confirmation as non-legal practitioners members of the Federal Judicial Service Commission. (more...)
Weekly Analysts' Ratings Changes for Veeva Systems (VEEV)
- April 11, 2018

The stock has a market cap of $10,024.05, a price-to-earnings ratio of 78.11, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.27 and a beta of 1.39. Swiss National Bank now owns 396,000 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $22,338,000 after buying an additional 7,100 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Deutsche Bank AG Grows Holdings in ZAGG Inc (ZAGG)
- April 11, 2018

Office Depot, Inc . (ODP) has declined 52.71% since April 8, 2017 and is downtrending. Driehaus Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of ZAGG during the 4th quarter worth approximately $4,153,000. Deutsche Bancorp Ag accumulated 0.01% or 560,372 shares. Therefore 63% are positive. Northland Securities reissued a buy rating and issued a $23.00 price target on shares of ZAGG in a report on Friday, December 1st. (more...)
Chrono Trigger's PC port gets its first patch Chrono Trigger's PC port gets its first patch
- April 11, 2018

Square Enix is now making good on their promise to address the complaints with the first of many patches. Players can choose in Chrono Trigger's settings whether they want to use the game's "Original" graphics or "High Resolution" filtered graphics. (more...)
J&J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF) Trading at $141.59 Forms H&S Pattern
- April 11, 2018

First Trust Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of J & J Snack Foods by 18.3% during the 3rd quarter. The stock's average target of $94 is 143.52% above today's ($38.6) share price. (NASDAQ:JJSF) rating on Wednesday, July 27. The stock of Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) earned "Accumulate" rating by Johnson Rice on Monday, August 29. (more...)
More rain, snow potentially on the way to Modesto, foothills this week More rain, snow potentially on the way to Modesto, foothills this week
- April 11, 2018

Snow activity is expected to be out of the area just before dawn with little if any impacts to the Monday morning commute. Late Saturday we could have a few showers arriving with a low pressure system. Morning lows will fall into the mid 40s. This is a Canadian high, though, so while temps may not be as cold as the start to this week, we are going to be much colder than the end of this week and start of the weekend. (more...)
What Are Analysts Report About Marriott International, Inc. (MAR) What Are Analysts Report About Marriott International, Inc. (MAR)
- April 11, 2018

Riverpoint Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Metlife Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.19B market cap company. (NASDAQ:MAR). Financial Services owns 76 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Seabridge Ltd stated it has 0% in MetLife, Inc. It also reduced its holding in Keycorp New (NYSE:KEY) by 1.30 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 294,646 shares, and cut its stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL). (more...)
After WhatsApp, unsend your messages on Facebook Messenger soon After WhatsApp, unsend your messages on Facebook Messenger soon
- April 11, 2018

The report said Facebook installed a time-lapse function, which, like Snapchat, would allow executives to automatically delete their messages in their inbox if they chose to do so. "We have banned the website 'This Is Your Digital Life, ' which one of your friends used Facebook to log into", the message will read. Users that get this message also receive a link to head to the Apps & Websites section of Facebook, to remove access to any external sites. (more...)
New standard brings stronger authentication to browsers New standard brings stronger authentication to browsers
- April 11, 2018

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C ) and FIDO Alliance today announced that a new spec, WebAuthn ("Web Authentication") had been promoted to the Candidate Recommendation stage, the penultimate stage in the Web standards process. With WebAuthn-enabled browsers and sites, users can sign in using both integrated biometric hardware (such as the fingerprint and facial-recognition systems that are widely deployed) and external authentication systems such as the popular YubiKey USB hardware. (more...)