Sci-tech


Driver Who Crashed Into Counter Protesters ID'd Driver Who Crashed Into Counter Protesters ID'd
- August 13, 2017

Police said Lieutenant H Jay Cullen of Midlothian and Trooper-Pilot Burke M.M. Bates of Quinton were killed in the crash. The rally subsequently turned violent as the clashes erupted between the demonstrators and their opponents. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Virginia said they have opened an investigation into the circumstances of the deadly vehicular incident . (more...)
NEET 2017: Centre Grants Exemption to Tamil Nadu Students NEET 2017: Centre Grants Exemption to Tamil Nadu Students
- August 13, 2017

Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the Centre was ready to exempt Tamil Nadu from the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for one year if the state government promulgated an Ordinance. "We are seeking exemption only for seats in government colleges and government quota seats in self-financing colleges", he said, adding it was not sought for private institutes. (more...)
Charlottesville protests: Man who allegedly drove through crowd arrested Charlottesville protests: Man who allegedly drove through crowd arrested
- August 13, 2017

The 20-year-old is from Maumee, Ohio , outside of Toledo. Later a helicopter responding to the violence crashed outside the city, killing two state police troopers. Horror footage has emerged online of the moments after the vehicle smashed into people. Those left standing scattered, screaming and running for safety in different directions. (more...)
Xbox One And PS4 Price Cuts Likely Coming Soon Says Major Gaming Headset Maker Xbox One And PS4 Price Cuts Likely Coming Soon Says Major Gaming Headset Maker
- August 13, 2017

That's according to hardware manufacturer Turtle Beach, whose CEO Juergen Stark is banking on a sales boost if the price predictions come to fruition. This will lower the prices of the base consoles which will in turn attract a newer audience for their consoles. Once the new Microsoft console can be seen in competitive terms with PlayStation 4 Pro , not only will there be a lot of expectation to see how they will try to win the market, they could also motivate a positive environment for ... (more...)
The fallout over that Google diversity memo rages on The fallout over that Google diversity memo rages on
- August 13, 2017

The attorney went on and publicly stated that he interviewed over half of the women who are being affected by Google's wage disparities and said that their allegations will be recognized in court. " Google had to solve the problem caused by my supposedly sexist, anti-diversity manifesto". With one lengthy post, a Google employee ignited a fierce debate about the company's culture. (more...)
Consumer Reports Shocks, Says Microsoft Laptops Not Reliable Consumer Reports Shocks, Says Microsoft Laptops Not Reliable
- August 13, 2017

Stating that a product's failure rate goes down with each successive generation doesn't exactly speak to the core issue - that Surface products reportedly have a reputation for failing the people who buy them. Compared to the other companies reviewed by Consumer Reports , including Acer, Apple, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Samsung, and Toshiba, Microsoft has been making its own hardware for only a short period of time. (more...)
Misfire: Democratic Rep Calls Dana Loesch a Threat to National Security Misfire: Democratic Rep Calls Dana Loesch a Threat to National Security
- August 13, 2017

Rice's brand of rhetoric is what's taken for granted today, as you know if you live in a trendy neighborhood like mine and see breathtakingly vulgar anti-Trump and Pence stickers every time you go out for a cup of coffee. Constitution. Loesch responded with a series of tweets. During an appearance on Fox News Friday, Loesch railed against Rice, saying the New York Democrat spoke more aggressively against the NRA than she does about violent gangs, like MS-13. (more...)
This is the Moto X4 This is the Moto X4
- August 13, 2017

Also on the back is the dual camera, which sees a 12MP main camera with dual autofocus, f/2.0 aperture and 1.4µm pixel size paired with an 8MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 1.12µm pixel size and 120° field of view. The Moto X4 will probably be able to get up to the same tricks as the Moto Z2 Force's twin lenses in relation to features like depth of field effects. (more...)
Rudiger likely to start, Pedro to miss out
- August 13, 2017

Make no mistake, for teams like Huddersfield success is staying up. While they do have the likes of Pedro and Willian to fill in on the wide areas for now, Conte will be hoping for a swift return to the turf by his talismanic player, who is not expected to return before another month. (more...)
Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc
- August 13, 2017

UBS AG reiterated a "neutral" rating and set a $48.00 price objective (up previously from $44.00) on shares of PayPal Holdings in a research report on Friday, April 28th. (PYPL) now has a value of $58.02 while the company's 52 week low is at $36.30, the shares dropped to the 52 week low on 09/02/16. In other news, Director Gail J. (more...)
Breaking the Precedents, Facebook Quietly Launched an App in China Breaking the Precedents, Facebook Quietly Launched an App in China
- August 12, 2017

Facebook has been officially blocked in China since 2009, and parts of WhatsApp's service were recently blocked within the country's borders. And local companies have already stepped in to fill the social media void. Colorful Balloons represents the opposite approach - one that is low profile. The app was released in China by a company called Youge Internet Technology and without any hint that Facebook is affiliated with the company, the Times said, citing a post in Apple's app store. (more...)
Elon Musk's OpenAI Beats The Best Players At Dota 2 Elon Musk's OpenAI Beats The Best Players At Dota 2
- August 12, 2017

The software was able to defeat Dendi , one of the top performing Dota 2 players. In a promo video shown before the match we see the bot besting some of the game's top players, including Evil Genius' cores Arteezy and Sumail . Elon Musk may be terrified of artificial intelligence (AI ) and spreading a message of AI-led doom, but that hasn't stopped him from funding companies that are developing advanced AI. (more...)
Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch tipped by FCC entry Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch tipped by FCC entry
- August 12, 2017

Meanwhile, in a separate but related news, a new Samsung wearable dubbed Gear Sport has been cleared by the FCC . There are speculations that this one might feature enhanced step-tracking accuracy. It could be a hybrid between Samsung's Gear S3 and Gear Fit 2 that aims to serve the goal of both a smartwatch and fitness band. The listing does not explicitly mention it is a smartwatch, meaning it could be just a fitness tracker, but considering the device has the Gear moniker attached to it, it ... (more...)
Google might release Android O on August 21st: Expected features Google might release Android O on August 21st: Expected features
- August 12, 2017

Google has been tight-lipped so far about what the successor to Android 7.0 Nougat will get as its full name, with speculation about Oatmeal, Oreos and so on. Google Android O brings with it features like like improved battery performance, picture-in-picture option for apps like YouTube, Google Duo, as well as improved notifications channels. (more...)
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Increases Position in Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE)
- August 12, 2017

Highbridge Capital Management LLC now owns 1,735,721 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $15,777,000 after buying an additional 373,514 shares during the last quarter. For the current quarter Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE) has high EPS estimates of $0.13 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.02. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This article was originally posted by Chaffey Breeze and is the property of of Chaffey Breeze. (more...)
Nokia Camera app is now available on the Play Store Nokia Camera app is now available on the Play Store
- August 12, 2017

It looks like it will be a 720P resolution display. Also, it is believed that this processor will be paired with 4GB RAM. As the NokiaPowerUser reports, Nokia 2 was spotted in Russian certification some time ago wherein the model was identified as 'TA-1029'. (more...)
Play suspended at PGA Championship with lightning in the area Play suspended at PGA Championship with lightning in the area
- August 12, 2017

They like to get out of cell phone range and relax, fishing and hunting and taking target practice. So, the first holes were shaky by any standard and I was three-over. Open. "The ball is coming out of the gun right where I'm looking at it", Kisner said . "I feel like I have the game to compete in majors and tons of 30th- to 40th-, 50th-place finishes". (more...)
Battlefield 1 now available in EA Access Battlefield 1 now available in EA Access
- August 12, 2017

In addition to Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2, the EA Access Vault recently welcomed Federation Internationale de Football Association 17, Dragon Age: Origins as well as all four Star Wars Battlefront expansions. It became one of the best selling games of the year and most recently was confirmed to be boasting over twenty-one million players worldwide. Owners get two weeks of early access to each expansion pack, priority server access, and over a dozen superior-level Battlepacks that ... (more...)
Expect Gold to trade sideways: Sushil Finance Expect Gold to trade sideways: Sushil Finance
- August 12, 2017

Disappointing company earnings also helped pull the market lower, with financial and consumer-focused companies outweighing gains among health care stocks. Rival TripAdvisor also slumped after its latest quarterly report showed that online and transaction revenue growth fell sharply. The company booked a hefty charge and said its CFO is leaving the company. (more...)
Operation Blood Orchid: Rainbow Six Siege Gets Three New Operators Operation Blood Orchid: Rainbow Six Siege Gets Three New Operators
- August 12, 2017

Two of these, codenamed "Dazzler" and "Caltrop", will be a part of Hong Kong's Special Duties Unit (SDU), while the third will be a female member of Poland's GROM counter-terrorism division. The new operators will be available to season pass holders on the 29th and everyone else will have to wait until September 5th. It is based on a theme park and is based in Hong Kong, going with the theme of Blood Orchid. (more...)
Walmart condemns photo of guns display Walmart condemns photo of guns display
- August 12, 2017

The chain quickly determined the sign was in Evansville, Indiana-though there's a question about that now-and the sign apparently was quickly removed. Spokesperson Charles Crowson told CNNMoney the company is "not happy" and is "working diligently" to find out where the photo was taken and ensure the sign has been removed. (more...)
Immunotherapy succeeds in thwarting type 1 diabetes in study Immunotherapy succeeds in thwarting type 1 diabetes in study
- August 12, 2017

However, those in the placebo arm needed to increase their insulin doses over the one-year period. Although the size of the study is a limitation, the investigators consider the experimental immunotherapy "an appealing strategy for prevention", not only in young people with early diabetes but also in children who are genetically predisposed to developing the metabolic disorder. (more...)
Newcastle Utd v Tottenham Hotspur
- August 11, 2017

Have a look at the Premier League odds and remember that when you sign up at bet365 today for the very first time, you get up to £200 in welcome bonuses + £50 on your first bet from a mobile. Two wins in nine at the "new" Wembley Stadium has cast doubt over whether Spurs can challenge for the Premier League title this season, with disappointing defeats in last season's Champions League causing particular concern among Spurs fans. (more...)
PC Version Of Sonic Mania Delayed PC Version Of Sonic Mania Delayed
- August 11, 2017

Sega chose to delay this release in order to better optimize the game. The previously announced Collector's Edition of Sonic Mania can be pre-ordered here for a limited time. Players will be able to choose between playing Sonic , Tails, or Knuckles to defeat bosses and enemies. Everything about it is fantastic. Sonic Mania will be comprised of mostly returning classic stages with a twist, but also will have its own new zones including Studiopolis Zone which had new footage of its ... (more...)
Suspect in Missouri police officer's slaying is captured Suspect in Missouri police officer's slaying is captured
- August 11, 2017

Authorities say he threw the rifle into water, where it was discovered. He is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on charges of first degree murder and armed criminal action. The court documents indicate Noble gave police a written statement about buying, then later selling the gun to McCarthy. Noble then allegedly told police he came home around 2 a.m. (more...)
Research Ratings: Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT), ONEOK, Inc. (OKE)
- August 11, 2017

State Street held roughly 4.44% of Applied Materials valued $1,863,771,000 as of its latest document with the Security and Exchange Commission. AMAT's SI was 13.22M shares in August as released by FINRA. Aramark is a global provider of food, facilities and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, and sports, leisure and corrections clients. (more...)
$0.10 EPS Expected for Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET)
- August 11, 2017

Investors Real Estate Trust had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at D.A. Davidson. As of the end of the quarter Ameriprise Financial Inc had acquired a total of 526 shares growing its position 0.1%. Therefore 25% are positive. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number. (more...)
Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) Issues Earnings Results Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) Issues Earnings Results
- August 11, 2017

Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd Ca owns 34,075 shares or 0.12% of their U.S. portfolio. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 30,914 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $1,440,000 after buying an additional 10,764 shares during the period. (more...)
Multiplayer is Finally Coming to No Man's Sky… Sort of Multiplayer is Finally Coming to No Man's Sky… Sort of
- August 11, 2017

But, Hello Games has been supporting the game with new content and now the studio rolled out No Man's Sky update 1.3 titled Atlas Rises . A new interdimensional race have appeared, ancient portals have activated, and there's more depth to the lore and interactions in the game, letting you uncover the background to the Abandoned Building logs, the World of Glass, Sentinels and more. (more...)
Sarahah app: Everything you want to know Sarahah app: Everything you want to know
- August 11, 2017

The company believes that getting this honest feedback will help your friendship by finding areas for improvement. Sarahah has become so popular that the app was on top of Apple App Store in over 30 countries in July, gaining 2.5 million users in Egypt, 1.7 million in Tunisia, and 1.2 million in Saudi Arabia , since its launch in February. (more...)