Sci-tech


Degrees Round-The-Year For New Border Posts Near China: 10 Points
- October 24, 2017

Rajnath Singh said that we are improving the operational and infrastructure capabilities. ITBP was raised on October 24, 1962. The development will ensure that the forward outposts are not left unattended during extreme snow and cold; which usually allowed Chinese troops to transgress into disputed territory. (more...)
Hitman GOTY Edition Announced, Brings New Campaign, Challenges And More Hitman GOTY Edition Announced, Brings New Campaign, Challenges And More
- October 24, 2017

In the Game of the Year Edition you'll also get everything from the original Hitman game, including the full first season of content from it. 47 will be able to equip himself with the Clown Suit from Blood Money, with its signature bat, the Raven Suit with a Sieger 300 Ghost sniper rifle, for when you want to dispatch targets from a distance, or the Cowboy Suit and The Striker, which looks set to be a contender for "Greatest Magnum in Gaming". (more...)
Buys 407 Shares of Amazon.com Inc
- October 24, 2017

Glendon Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Cf Inds Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.47B market cap company. Amazon.com, Inc. has a 52 week low of $710.10 and a 52 week high of $1,083.31. Equities analysts forecast that Amazon.com, Inc. will post $3.63 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Amazon reportedly shutting down Amazon Wine business Amazon reportedly shutting down Amazon Wine business
- October 24, 2017

Though Amazon hasn't released sales numbers as to how well its Wine service has performed, dozens of brands continue to use the marketplace including big names like the Martha Stewart Wine Company . Amazon had been lobbying to alter these laws, but it looks like they've realized it wasn't going to happen. It is also possible that Whole Foods' wine-selling business dwarfs that of Amazon Wine, which made easy for Amazon to shut Amazon Wines. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 goes on sale via Flipkart, Mi.com
- October 24, 2017

At the time of the first sale of the Mi Mix 2, Xiaomi in partnership with Flipkart offered a number of launch offers. Mi MIX 2 comes with Adreno 540 GPU which improves graphics performance by 25% & supports the cutting-edge Vulkan graphics API. (more...)
WADA probes claims of systematic doping in China
- October 24, 2017

Shirley also criticised the International Association of Athletics Federations, for what she called its "wimpy" response to a letter published in February from Chinese athletes linked to the controversial track coach Ma Junren, whose athletes broke 66 national and world records, which said they had been forced to take performance-enhancing drugs. (more...)
Amazon Is Offering $30 Off Kindles For a Very Limited Time Amazon Is Offering $30 Off Kindles For a Very Limited Time
- October 24, 2017

Amazon releasing a new version of Kindle for iOS and Android today, featuring a redesign, much deeper Goodreads integration and persistent search. The Kindle app is designed for book lovers and provides easy access to the most popular Kindle features-you can effortlessly move between the pages of your book, your library, your personalized bookstore and more. (more...)
Egyptian president visits France, human rights one topic
- October 24, 2017

Egypt is now so unsafe that huge swathes are off-limits to tourists with the Foreign Office advising against all travel in some areas and all but essential travel in others. dollar) accord to provide Cairo with 24 Rafale combat jets. "President Macron should not miss the chance to make a first impression on Sisi that Egypt's human rights record will not be given a pass", said Bénédicte Jeannerod, France director at HRW. (more...)
Moto X4 Price Tag May Have Been Leaked: Check Details Here
- October 24, 2017

The company is planning to launch the phone in the country on November 13 . A variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage may also be announced on the day of the launch. Right now, Motorola India is selling four X-series phones - Moto X Force, Moto X Style, Moto X Play and Moto X 2nd gen. Under the hood lies an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset with an Adreno 508 GPU paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. (more...)
VVVVVV Is Coming to Nintendo Switch This November VVVVVV Is Coming to Nintendo Switch This November
- October 24, 2017

And it's a good thing too since you'll need to get yourself out of all sorts of situations including pits, trapped flooring and more. A traditional jump isn't present, so players have to strategically make their way through each of the levels using their wits and timing. (more...)
Destiny 2 already biggest seller of 2017
- October 24, 2017

Y'all really wanted Destiny 2 . Bungie's latest installment in the Destiny franchise, Destiny 2 , was launched just last month. Destiny 2 drove more launch-month consumer spend than any other release this year. It's also interesting as Destiny 2 will be the first non-Blizzard game that will be available via the Battle.net Launcher application. The PC Gaming channel is presented by Intel's Game Dev program. (more...)
Will Shareholder Love To Invest in This Stock? - Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)
- October 24, 2017

The stock rose 0.24% or $0.38 reaching $156.63 per share. About 11.04 million shares traded. Apple Inc . (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has risen 62.48% since October 24, 2016 and is uptrending. $9.91M worth of Apple Inc . Lmr Llp invested in 0.19% or 21,379 shares. Harris Assoc Invt Tr was raised too. Since May 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 selling transactions for $54.79 million activity. (more...)
'Pay with Google' has been launched to enable faster checkouts
- October 24, 2017

The new Pay with Google service (pictured above) is aimed at reducing the hassles many consumers now encounter when trying to make payments online, said Pali Bhat, Google's vice president of product management, payments. Google has actually invited all developers to use their Payment API , and to use it on their websites and apps . Interested merchants can implement the facility with "just a few lines of code". (more...)
Microsoft to drop lawsuit after USA government revises data request rules Microsoft to drop lawsuit after USA government revises data request rules
- October 24, 2017

In a blog post about the company's decision to withdraw the lawsuit, which was filed against the US government in April 2016, Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith wrote that the DOJ's new policy "is an important step for both privacy and free expression". (more...)
New pics of Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake
- October 24, 2017

The Shooting Brake retains its two-door layout, as well as its two seats and grand-touring objective. Each vehicle - this one, the Shooting Brake , plus Zagato Volante , Coupe and Speedster - are based on the Vanquish coupe . That means the limited-edition models (limited, even by Aston Martin's standards of exclusivity) are powered by a naturally-aspirated 6.0-litre V12 producing 444kW and 630Nm, and driving through an eight-speed automatic transmission. (more...)
Blizzard gives Battle.net a social makeover Blizzard gives Battle.net a social makeover
- October 24, 2017

Blizzard is giving its Battle.net desktop app a makeover . The official Blizzard Battle.net client was recently improved with new social features to give the community more ways to interact with each other. Blizzard Groups aim to be a robust nexus for convos between a set selection of people, supporting multiple text and voice channels (say, for different subgroups playing various games) and tools for Group administrators to manage and invite new members. (more...)
Price Target Analysis Nokia Corporation (NOK)
- October 24, 2017

Nokia Corp (NYSE: NOK)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $27.85 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.26. Vetr downgraded Nokia Corp. Nokia Corporation has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $5.86. Shares of Nokia Corporation ( NYSE:NOK ) traded down 0.411% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $6.055. (more...)
Loretta Lynn returns after stroke to honor Alan Jackson
- October 24, 2017

The COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME (CMHOF) formally welcomed three new members yesterday (10/22), as ALAN JACKSON, DON SCHLITZ, and the late JERRY REED were officially inducted during the annual MEDALLION CEREMONY held at the HALL OF FAME in NASHVILLE ( NET NEWS 4/5 ). (more...)
GeForce Gamers are Game Ready for tomorrow's launch of Destiny 2 GeForce Gamers are Game Ready for tomorrow's launch of Destiny 2
- October 24, 2017

While NVIDIA has announced that this driver will include a Destiny 2 SLI profile, the 388.00 documentation does not list any SLI profile updates or additions; however, considering that a Destiny 2 Beta SLI profile has existed since at least 385.41, it is more likely that this is an oversight. (more...)
A $25 Apple Watch? This insurer says yes
- October 24, 2017

There's a catch, though. John Hancock is the first life insurer to offer an nearly free Apple Watch as it brings this benefit to all existing and new customers of its Vitality life insurance program . Manulife's USA division, John Hancock , today also announced the expansion of the Vitality program, now available to new and existing John Hancock Vitality life insurance policyholders. (more...)
Top Image Systems, Ltd. (TISA) Receives $2.50 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages
- October 24, 2017

In the last earnings report the EPS was $-0.44 and is estimated to be $-0.16 for the current year with 17,931,000 shares outstanding. For the next 5 years, Top Image Systems Ltd .is expecting Growth of 20% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 26.91% per annum. (more...)
Quarterly Sales Analysis of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM)
- October 24, 2017

International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 9.7 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is 63.5 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at 19.7 percent. (NYSE:IBM) on Thursday, August 31 with "Hold" rating. (NYSE:IBM) on Wednesday, October 18 with "Buy" rating. International Business Machines Corporation most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $3.3 for the September 2017 versus $3.29 in the same quarter previous ... (more...)
OPPO R11s Spotted on AnTuTu, Specs Revealed OPPO R11s Spotted on AnTuTu, Specs Revealed
- October 24, 2017

The Oppo R11s has already passed 3C certification as well as TENAA and the company will also be revealing a spruced up model which will be the R11s Plus alongside the newcomer. In terms of specs, the R11s will still come with Snapdragon 660 SoC and 4 GB RAM. On the front, it will sport a 20-megapixel front-facing shooter for capturing selfies and making video calls. (more...)
Special Forces Medic During Vietnam War Presented With Medal Of Honor
- October 24, 2017

Rose is being honored for voluntarily risking his life on multiple occasions during combat operations. Rose, who went on to serve another 20 years in the Army after his 1970 heroics, was the second person Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor. (more...)
Facebook Tests a News Feed Without Posts From Publishers Facebook Tests a News Feed Without Posts From Publishers
- October 24, 2017

Facebook's new Explore Feed provides content that is similar to what the user has already liked, or what is popular among their network of friends. The change is being tested in six countries: Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Serbia, Bolivia, Guatemala and Cambodia. (more...)
Rockstar Explains Why There's No GTA V Single-Player DLC Rockstar Explains Why There's No GTA V Single-Player DLC
- October 23, 2017

Is Grand Theft Auto primarily a multiplayer franchise now? In a recent interview with Game Informer , director of design Imran Sarwar addressed these complaints, noting, "Every single evolution ever made in the GTA franchise has been treated, at the time, with derision and criticism by sections of the fanbase, including moving the game to 3D, having a talking protagonist, having an African-American protagonist, making the Episodes, and having three playable characters", he says. (more...)
Google Plans to Partner with News Publishers for a Revenue Split
- October 23, 2017

Google is now developing a new version of its digital subscription model that would see the company start sharing a significant portion of all subscription revenue with media outlets, Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing Google Vice President of News Richard Gingras. (more...)
Surface Pro LTE delayed until at least Spring 2018 Surface Pro LTE delayed until at least Spring 2018
- October 23, 2017

When will LTE be available? It could be an error as in the past Microsoft had listed the Lumia 650 as Lumia 651 with changed specs. An LTE version is supposed to follow it up and originally had a December 2017 release schedule. Microsoft originally introduced their 5th generation Surface Pro tablets several months ago. One of the things that impressed us most was that Microsoft was able to remove the fan on the Core i5 model, resulting in a powerful yet silent 2-in-1. (more...)
Destiny 2 Festival of the Lost Isn't Happening, No Halloween Event Planned Destiny 2 Festival of the Lost Isn't Happening, No Halloween Event Planned
- October 23, 2017

Currently, the studio expects to have four seasons per year, though that is subject to change. Along with the new gameplay events, Bungie will add some brand new winter-themed covering to the game through which you can access three cool new outfits for different characters in the game. (more...)
New Google Home with touchscreen spotted in Google app code New Google Home with touchscreen spotted in Google app code
- October 23, 2017

Amazon's implementation of YouTube on the Echo Show violates our terms of service, creating a broken user experience. Amazon has several Echo-branded smart speakers , while Google only recently announced two more on top of its original Google Home. (more...)