Sci-tech


Amazon letting teens create their own account with parents' permission Amazon letting teens create their own account with parents' permission
- October 12, 2017

This will give kids more freedom while still providing them with itemized notifications of orders. Amazon won't require age verifications to sign up for the new program and the company didn't create a limited set of items specifically for teens, other than legal restrictions on certain products, such as beer. (more...)
Azerbaijani president arrives in Sochi Azerbaijani president arrives in Sochi
- October 12, 2017

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev took part in the meeting. The Azerbaijani and Russian presidents posed together for photos. Putin said the summit particularly highlighted an economic agenda and ways of improving trade and investment ties and eliminating barriers to the flow of goods and services. (more...)
Google simplifies Android video calling Google simplifies Android video calling
- October 12, 2017

But, Google did not succeed well in bringing the Google Duo into the mainstream smartphone users, so that they had aired a lot of Ads over Television, Internet and even via Billboards. But remember, that both you and the person you're trying to reach need to have the Duo app installed on your handset which should run Android 7.0 Nougat or above. (more...)
Star Ocean: The Last Hope 4K/HD Remaster Announced For PS4 And PC
- October 12, 2017

There's also a screenshot function on PC that removes the UI to take better shots. As far as the PC version goes, you can change the screen resolution, earn Steam Achievements, and use mouse and keyboard as well as a controller. As mentioned before, this is the second time this year that Star Ocean has made its way to modern consoles this year. Star Ocean: The Last Hope originally released back in February 2009 on Xbox 360, followed by the global version on PS3 in February 2010. (more...)
Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Sell"
- October 12, 2017

Analysts expect Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT ) to report $1.48 EPS on October, 25.They anticipate $1.27 EPS change or 46.18 % from last quarter's $2.75 EPS. 26 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. Allegiant Travel has a 1-year low of $111.54 and a 1-year high of $182.25. State Street Corporation accumulated 0% or 354,060 shares. (more...)
Facebook Reveals its VR Headset Oculus at $199
- October 12, 2017

At the Oculus connecting event, the first fully-fledged VR headset gets a permanent price cut of $100, over the original $499 price tag. From what we have been hearing the chipset that will be powering this setup is Qualcomm's 821 chipset. (more...)
Amazon Kindle Oasis With Waterproof Capabilities Announced: Details Amazon Kindle Oasis With Waterproof Capabilities Announced: Details
- October 12, 2017

This new Kindle comes with a 7-inch display and also is the first waterproof model introduced by Amazon . The device fits over 30 per cent more words per page and it has the fastest page turns of any Kindle. Whilst the Kindle is dissimilar to last year's in several ways, the ambient light sensors that automatically adapt, dependent on your surroundings, are still intact, alongside a very similar model and design. (more...)
Nokia 9 renders reveal thin bezels, lack of headphone jack Nokia 9 renders reveal thin bezels, lack of headphone jack
- October 12, 2017

After the images Nokia 2 made its way to the internet, now is the turn for Nokia 9 . The CAD renders show that the Nokia 9 appears to be a sleek smartphone but the details regarding its internals are not available. As per the speculations, it will have two storage options to choose from - 64GB and 128GB. We can expect the Nokia 9 to run on the latest Android Oreo platform. (more...)
Technical Snapshots for Investors: Pfizer Inc. (PFE)
- October 12, 2017

Patten Group Inc. now owns 5,181 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $177,000 after purchasing an additional 252 shares during the last quarter. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. 29 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.01. (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 12, 2017

Analysts expect Manulife Financial Corporation (USA) (NYSE:MFC) to report $0.44 EPS on November, 9.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 18.92% from last quarter's $0.37 EPS. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Oppenheimer. The firm has "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, September 7. (more...)
Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Tickets are Now On Sale Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Tickets are Now On Sale
- October 12, 2017

With technology continuing to offer new ways to bring in as many viewers as possible, Disney may be getting a jump start by offering VR experiences as a marketing tool. The members of the team will have to solve puzzles and fight lava monsters. Disney is just the latest major Hollywood studio to explore location-based virtual reality. (more...)
Infra in pact with Adani Infra in pact with Adani
- October 12, 2017

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 81.17 points or 0.25% at 31,928.06. There were pending buy orders of 42,545 shares , with no sellers available, at 10:54 hours IST while Reliance Infrastructure share price was quoting at Rs 483.20, up Rs 6.10, or 1.28 percent on the BSE. (more...)
Razer teases 1 November event, likely for a new smartphone Razer teases 1 November event, likely for a new smartphone
- October 12, 2017

We don't know the name, the price or any technical details, except for the fact that it will be designed for hardcore gamers (whatever that might mean). From that and subsequent reports, all fingers point to a smartphone coming from Razer . As far as features go, we will probably be expecting front firing speakers at the very least, along with longer than usual battery life and Razer's own gaming services pre-installed onto the device. (more...)
Apple, NBC Partner For Spielberg's 'Amazing Stories' Apple, NBC Partner For Spielberg's 'Amazing Stories'
- October 12, 2017

Created by Spielberg, who served as executive producer, Amazing Stories aired from 1985 to 1987 on NBC, during which time it won five Emmy Awards. The show will be Apple's first venture into original content. Apple is set to invest almost $1 billion in acquiring and producing original TV shows over the next year. Amazing Stories would be the first original series Apple has agreed to finance since the world's most valuable technology company hired two Sony executives to shepherd ... (more...)
Mobile Website Flaw Exposed Customer Data Mobile Website Flaw Exposed Customer Data
- October 12, 2017

Discovered by security researcher, Karan Saini, the bug was in the wsg.t-mobile.com API, where he saw that querying for someone else's phone number would result in the API sending back a response containing their data. The carrier noted that the issue was resolved within 24 hours after it was reported - and for that, it deserves some applause. A major flaw on T-Mobile's website could have allowed hackers to extract personal information belonging to millions of customers, according to the ... (more...)
Mr Robot returns to screen with promising plot line Mr Robot returns to screen with promising plot line
- October 12, 2017

The series was a huge success for the USA Network and looked like it would be the next "it" show that people had to watch. Based on the preview, it's clear that Irving is more of a fixer, à la Michael Clayton for the Dark Army, there to bail out Tyrell Wellick and Mr. (more...)
Civilization 6 Fall 2017 Update Revealed, Here's What It Changes Civilization 6 Fall 2017 Update Revealed, Here's What It Changes
- October 12, 2017

The update, planned for release this autumn, adds new beliefs and religious units. "Beyond this, the Great People art has been updated to feel more "great" and make this screen easier to navigate; Capital icons now show on city banners in the Espionage Mission selection menu, and many smaller changes have been made to the menus to make screens more moddable and extensible". (more...)
Save the Girl in the Latest The Evil Within 2 Trailer Save the Girl in the Latest The Evil Within 2 Trailer
- October 12, 2017

The Evil Within 2 is almost upon us and to wet our beaks just a bit more before Friday, Bethesda Softworks released a new launch trailer for the third-person horror title earlier this morning. Developer Tango Gameworks promises The Evil Within 2 will deliver greater freedom alongside the series' trademark scares. The Evil Within 2 will be released for the PS4, Xbox One and PC on October 13. (more...)
IPhone X's Face ID feature coming to Apple tablet next year
- October 11, 2017

The main attraction of the company's next high-end tablet is the same feature that made the recently-launched iPhone X stand out: the full facial recognition technology. Incidentally, it's been widely reported that the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera system is the reason why the device is launching so late into the year. (more...)
Fortnite: Battle Royale has surpassed 10 million players in just two weeks Fortnite: Battle Royale has surpassed 10 million players in just two weeks
- October 11, 2017

This is also technically the same number for how many players have won a game as that's the only way you can earn an umbrella. It's still some ways short of a certain other game which was played by 2 million in the last 24 hours alone. Unlike the classic Sparks song, it appears that the gaming town that Fortnite Battle Royale and PUBG inhabit is big enough for the both of them. This is a huge feat, just like the one million players that jumped into the game on launch day, as well as the ... (more...)
Samsung Electronics releases two new Isocell image sensors
- October 11, 2017

At 0.9μm, the Isocell Slim 2X7 is the first sensor in the industry to have the pixel size below 1.0μm, Samsung said in a press release. Samsung Electronics introduced its image sensor brand 'IIsocell' at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai. (more...)
First Look at Will Smith & Tom Holland's Spies in Disguise First Look at Will Smith & Tom Holland's Spies in Disguise
- October 11, 2017

Fox Animation, Chernin Entertainment and Blue Sky Studios have announced the voice casting for their upcoming animated film Spies In Disguise . " Spies in Disguise is a buddy comedy set in the high octane globe-trotting world of global espionage". (more...)
Intel created a superconducting test chip for quantum computing Intel created a superconducting test chip for quantum computing
- October 11, 2017

For the uninitiated, the development of quantum computers would be a big step forward for the computing world. While it's exciting idea, there a lot of roadblocks to actually producing a quantum computer - as Intel notes, ensuring the stability of qubits is one of those roadblocks. (more...)
Phishing attack dupes iPhone users into revealing their Apple ID password Phishing attack dupes iPhone users into revealing their Apple ID password
- October 11, 2017

It often appears within the App Store and iTunes Store, but it also has a tendency to randomly popup from time to time due to something running in the background. "This is a tricky problem to solve, and Web browsers are still tackling it; you still have websites that make popups look like macOS/iOS popups so that many users think [are] system message [s]". (more...)
Intex Aqua Lions X1+ and X1 with shatterproof displays launched in India Intex Aqua Lions X1+ and X1 with shatterproof displays launched in India
- October 11, 2017

The Aqua Lions X1 has been priced at Rs 7,499, while the X1 Plus comes at a price of Rs 8,499. The 4G VoLTE enabled smartphones come with a 5.2-inch HD IPS grade display with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels. The memory can be further expanded up to 128GB via micro SD card slot. Both feature 13MP rear camera with auto focus and 5MP selfie camera with LED flash and fingerprint sensor. (more...)
Usca Ria LLC Purchases 1979 Shares of General Mills, Inc. (GIS)
- October 11, 2017

About 23,717 shares traded. NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM) has risen 21.18% since October 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.27% the S&P500. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, July 12 by Susquehanna. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Goldman Sachs. 03/21/2017 - General Mills, Inc . (more...)
Roku launches two new streaming players in UK
- October 11, 2017

Now, though, Roku has announced its bringing two of its latest products to the UK. As a side not, Roku has discontinued the previous range which included the Roku 3 and Roku Streaming Stick . It costs £80, comes with a power cable with built-in Wi-Fi antenna (which supposedly offers faster speeds), 4K upscaling, and up to 60fps framerate. "Consumers will love our new sleek Roku Streaming Stick+ with an innovative advanced wireless receiver that gives up to four times the wireless ... (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins Season Pass Content Assassin's Creed Origins Season Pass Content
- October 11, 2017

The season pass is going to be broken down into two downloadable content packs with the first titled The Hidden Ones , a story based expansion the builds on the Brotherhood years after the events of Assassin's Creed Origins . This DLC is coming out later, in March 2018. Assassin's Creed: Origins arrives on PlayStation 4 , Xbox One , and PC on October 27, 2017. An exclusive rare weapon: the Calamity Blade. (more...)
Nissan GT-R Remotely Driven With PS Controller Hits 130 miles per hour Nissan GT-R Remotely Driven With PS Controller Hits 130 miles per hour
- October 11, 2017

Its latest stunt is the flawless cross-over between real life and video games , though - the company hooked up a GT-R with servomotors and robotics to control steering, acceleration, braking and gearshifts, and then made all that run through a PlayStation 4 controller. (more...)
Can't find a SNES Classic? Here's where you can buy one Can't find a SNES Classic? Here's where you can buy one
- October 11, 2017

However, the miniaturized reissue of the console can actually play a lot more games, thanks to a new hack. The Japanese SNES Classic went on sale on October 5. These sales numbers are not official and based on Famitsu's video game sales retail research. The first batch of the $80 units quickly sold out, but GameStop and ThinkGeek said Tuesday that they have received enough new stock to last through Thursday. (more...)