Sci-tech


Jaguars coach Marrone says QB Bortles dealing with exhausted arm Jaguars coach Marrone says QB Bortles dealing with exhausted arm
- August 16, 2017

Weeks later, and it looks as if his aim is still a bit off wide receiver Allen Robinson got so frustrated with his bad throws that he yelled, "Keep that shit in bounds bro, got damn". When Marrone was asked Tuesday to evaluate Bortles' down-field accuracy, he said he's always trying to get more from all his players. He said he completely agrees with the plans put in place by Marrone and offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. (more...)
Apple readies $1 Billion war chest for Hollywood programs Apple readies $1 Billion war chest for Hollywood programs
- August 16, 2017

Apple Music now boasts around 27 million subscribers, according to industry estimates. For context: HBO spent about $2 billion on content a year ago, and Netflix is spending $6 billion. Cherniss has been named as head of domestic creative development at Apple, having left his role president and general manager of U.S. basic cable channel WGN America (WGNA). (more...)
F90 BMW M5 teased with release date in new clip F90 BMW M5 teased with release date in new clip
- August 16, 2017

The 10-second teaser features the new BMW M5 barrelling through the desert, though it doesn't reveal too much of the auto, apart from the lower grille, and a squiz at its front wheel and big yellow brake caliper, but it's enough to get Beemer fans excited. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd.
- August 16, 2017

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SMI. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. The firm had revenue of $751.19 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $757 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $2.80 EPS. (more...)
The upcoming Pixel 2 might come with HTC's new Squeeze feature The upcoming Pixel 2 might come with HTC's new Squeeze feature
- August 16, 2017

While it is still unconfirmed, this feature could be the same " Edge Sense " in the HTC U11 , which had pressure sensitive edges. We have already seen the render images making rounds on the internet, however, this time the Pixel 2 has been spotted on FCC (Federal Communications Commission) website in the USA, giving hints on the Android OS version and what could be one of key highlight of the device. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 Spotted on FCC Google Pixel 2 Spotted on FCC
- August 16, 2017

The FCC documents contain various references for HTC. This is expected to work in the same way as the Edge Sense does for the HTC U11 . Just like the HTC U11 , it will feature the squeezable frame feature , also known as Active Edge on the Pixel 2 . (more...)
BMO Capital Markets Analysts Give Nokia Corporation (NOK) a $6.00 Price Target BMO Capital Markets Analysts Give Nokia Corporation (NOK) a $6.00 Price Target
- August 16, 2017

The institutional investor owned 175,000 shares of the technology company's stock after buying an additional 50,000 shares during the period. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $34.75 price target, but the stock is already up 31.96% from its recent lows. (more...)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) Quarterly Analysis
- August 16, 2017

With an estimated value of 25.55 for 2017, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has a P/E ratio of 12.95. The institutional investor owned 31,658 shares of the technology company's stock after selling 253 shares during the period. The firm had revenue of $9.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.75 billion. The company has a market cap of $29.16 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.46 and a beta of 2.74. (more...)
Sonic Mania's secret mode is Sega embracing fans' favorite joke Sonic Mania's secret mode is Sega embracing fans' favorite joke
- August 16, 2017

You've never seen the classic level "Chemical Plant" represented like it is here, with its classic grooves starting things off and then things getting complicated with bouncy gloo and "clingy walls" to help Sonic get around", said Comic Book's Robert Workman. (more...)
SWERY's Latest Game Is About A Town Filled With Cats SWERY's Latest Game Is About A Town Filled With Cats
- August 16, 2017

She's paying off massive debt which sounds like her own doing and soon discovers the towns feline tenacity. Once the sun sets, you'll get to explore Rainy Woods and collect clues and important items connected to the events of the story. In addition to its narrative goal, the transition from human to cat will also affect gameplay, "as certain secret paths, rooftops, and attics can only be accessed by cats". (more...)
Instagram is rolling out threaded comments Instagram is rolling out threaded comments
- August 16, 2017

So, from this point on, when you hit Reply underneath any comment on Instagram , your response will be grouped in a thread - and the comment you reply to will be the thread starter. If you're still not sure what threaded comments are, check out the image below. For me, it's a welcomed addition, as I've always found it hard to track replies to posts with lots of ongoing conversations. (more...)
TJX Companies Inc (TJX) Stock Rises on Q2 Earnings, Revenue Beats TJX Companies Inc (TJX) Stock Rises on Q2 Earnings, Revenue Beats
- August 16, 2017

This is an increase of approximately 1,148% compared to the typical volume of 1,698 put options. Fiduciary Management Inc. WI bought a new stake in shares of TJX Companies, Inc . This represents a $1.25 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.80%. Sei Invs Communications has invested 0.11% in TJX Companies Inc (NYSE: TJX ). (The) news, EVP Kenneth Canestrari sold 4,000 shares of TJX Companies, Inc . (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc Wal-Mart Stores Inc
- August 15, 2017

The firm has fifty days moving average percentage of -1.75% to its latest price change. In the market the company is trading up by 0.50 percent from yesterday's close. As per Friday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. As per Wednesday, June 21, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. BidaskClub raised Wal-Mart Stores from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Friday. (more...)
Taco Bell debuts Naked Egg Taco, a new, tortilla-free breakfast item Taco Bell debuts Naked Egg Taco, a new, tortilla-free breakfast item
- August 15, 2017

You've heard of breakfast burritos and even breakfast tacos, but how about one without a shell? A carrier helps prevent undue greasiness or spillage - but keeping the carrier on means hiding the egg yolk that proclaims to the world, "yes, I am eating a taco with a shell made out of a fried egg". (more...)
Destiny 2 | Official PC Open Beta Trailer Destiny 2 | Official PC Open Beta Trailer
- August 15, 2017

During open beta, PC players will be able to take part in the Homecoming opening mission along with cooperative and competitive game modes. Not a bad way to end the summer, right? Activision , Bungie and NVIDIA have been working closely together to ensure gamers get the best possible visuals and performance with Destiny 2 on PC. (more...)
Intel discloses 'Ice Lake,' another 10nm chip beyond Cannon Lake Intel discloses 'Ice Lake,' another 10nm chip beyond Cannon Lake
- August 15, 2017

Intel is now gearing up to unveil its Coffee Lake processors next week but that isn't stopping the chip giant from teasing the future too. Intel's Broadwell chips introduced the 14nm generation in 2014 and 2015, followed by the Skylake generation in 2015 and 2016. (more...)
Qualcomm reveals depth-sensing camera technology 15 August 2017 13:25 GMT Qualcomm reveals depth-sensing camera technology 15 August 2017 13:25 GMT
- August 15, 2017

Qualcomm has now responded by releasing new depth-sensing reference design cameras as part of their Spectra Module Program, which smartphone OEMs can easily integrate into phones and tablets and which would offer them the ability to very accurately scan and measure their environment, and presumably then add digital content. (more...)
How to use Google Allo on your computer How to use Google Allo on your computer
- August 15, 2017

Emoji can be added with a tap of the smiley button in the text input box, or popped up over to a right-side column, where you can also search for sticker packs. Scan the QR code displayed on your computer using your phone. Open Allo on your phone. Are you looking forward to using Allo on the web? Tap the trash icon next to the browser (s) you want to remove, then confirm you want to sign up. (more...)
IFP Advisors Inc Sells 708 Shares of Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) IFP Advisors Inc Sells 708 Shares of Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)
- August 15, 2017

The stock is now showing unhealthy performance of -3.73% throughout last week and witnessed Bullish performance of 9.43% in one month period. About 1,000 shares traded. First Republic Inv Mngmt reported 5,612 shares. The Massachusetts-based Putnam Investments Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% in A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS). (more...)
Microsoft acquires cloud orchestration company to benefit Azure Microsoft acquires cloud orchestration company to benefit Azure
- August 15, 2017

According to Cycle Computing's web site, Cycle's software now works with not just Azure, but also Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud. "And that confidence comes from the simple fact we've already completed assessments under the Independent Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) for services in Sydney and Melbourne". (more...)
Smart lock update leaves users stranded Smart lock update leaves users stranded
- August 15, 2017

For many Airbnb hosts, for example, these kinds of projects can make running an Airbnb easier and more convenient than passing around traditional keys. A botched wireless update for LockState 6000i locks has left them inoperable, and customers without an immediate fix. In the email to customers, Nolan Mondrow, CEO of LockState wrote: 'We are sorry to inform you about some unfortunate news. (more...)
Football Manager 2018's Release Date Announced Football Manager 2018's Release Date Announced
- August 15, 2017

Football Manager 2018 will be released on November 10 for PC, Mac and Linux, Sega announced today. There's also a "Contract Extension Bonus" discount of 25 per cent off if you have Football Manager 2017 in your Steam Library and you pre-purchase Football Manager 2018 before 9th October. (more...)
Essential PH-1 Is Now Available For Pre-Order In Canada Essential PH-1 Is Now Available For Pre-Order In Canada
- August 15, 2017

Crossing the $1 billion dollar mark was only going to be a waiting game, so it does not come as a surprise that it has managed to reach the aforementioned figure. The device sports a 5.71-inch 2560 x 1312 display, along with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of non-expandable storage. The company says it will be selling a $50 360-degree camera accessory, which snaps onto the phone with magnets. (more...)
That cellular Apple Watch? Guess who says it's coming now That cellular Apple Watch? Guess who says it's coming now
- August 15, 2017

It's expected to be the Apple Watch 3 and KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said he believes the wearable will launch in two new versions before 2017 draws to a close. The LTE-enabled Watch will reportedly lack support for 3G connectivity. Bloomberg previously wrote that the watch may arrive on AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile in the United States, but Kuo didn't confirm those or offer any other details. (more...)
Google celebrates with Independence day with a parliament themed doodle
- August 15, 2017

In this new Google doodle, it showing the Indian Parliament house along with the word Google . The doodle is made of paper cutting art which is designed and created by Mumbai-based artist Sabeena Karnik , who is known for her paper artwork. (more...)
BBB Tips: Don't get blinded by solar eclipse scams BBB Tips: Don't get blinded by solar eclipse scams
- August 15, 2017

With the Great American Solar Eclipse just one week away, some East Tennessee families are scrounging to find eclipse viewing glasses after a widespread Amazon recall . Some claimed to be "CE and ISO tested, safe solar viewing". The only safe way to look at an un-eclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special solar filters in " eclipse glasses " or handheld viewers. (more...)
Launch trailer released for Agents of Mayhem, watch it here Launch trailer released for Agents of Mayhem, watch it here
- August 15, 2017

Well, Agents of Mayhem may well be up your alley. When creating the hand crafted open-world, we wanted to find a location that conveyed the global theme of the game, and Seoul does exactly that. Start as a small operation and make MAYHEM a powerful Agency with major perks, worldwide influence and the power needed to defeat powerful villains. (more...)
Google Camera Modified to enable 1080p 60FPS Google Camera Modified to enable 1080p 60FPS
- August 15, 2017

The good news is, Google's camera app - yes, the one with HDR - has now been ported for use on many 2016 and 2017 phones powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820, 821, and 835 chipsets. Today Google has made an app that was previously exclusive to its Nexus, Pixel, Android One, and Google Play Edition devices available for all Android phones and tablets running version 5.0 Lollipop or newer. (more...)
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro Leaked Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro Leaked
- August 15, 2017

It doesn't stray far from the looks of its predecessor, but the bezels have been reduced, the overall case has been streamlined and a conventional watch-style clasp mechanism has replaced the snap peg system on the Gear Fit 2 . According to VentureBeat the device will come with a one year subscription to Under Armour's premium tier of digital services, though as of right now it's unknown if that will make its way to Canada. (more...)
Under Armour CEO Quits Trump Council, Says Company Doesn't Engage in Politics Under Armour CEO Quits Trump Council, Says Company Doesn't Engage in Politics
- August 15, 2017

In February, Plank called Trump an asset for the country. Trump nearly immediately attacked Frazier on Twitter after his resignation, Trump has so far not done the same to Plank. Plank's resignation comes amid a wave of bipartisan backlash against President Trump following what many perceived as his failure to denounce white nationalism and racism following this weekend's violent clashes in Charlottesville. (more...)