Sci-tech


Project Loon-Powered Internet Reaches 100K in Puerto Rico Project Loon-Powered Internet Reaches 100K in Puerto Rico
- November 10, 2017

Still, a lot of the USA territory's 3.5 million people are without internet and cell services after Hurricane Maria knocked out much of Puerto Rico's infrastructure. The objective of the deployment of Project Loon , which has targeted the hardest-hit areas of Puerto Rico, was to improve the coordination of restoration and relief efforts among the local governments and citizens of the island. (more...)
Destiny 2: Xur's location and gear for this weekend, November 10 Destiny 2: Xur's location and gear for this weekend, November 10
- November 10, 2017

The Destiny 2 Xur location for this week is on Nessus , near the Watcher's Grave landing zone. Once you've landed, bring up the map and pop a waypoint on him. And finally, the Eye of Another World Warlock helmet for 23 shards. Destiny 2 is out now on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Foetracer allows Hunters to mark targeted enemies and deal additional damage to any marked enemies with low health. (more...)
Wilbur Ross criticised over Russian links Wilbur Ross criticised over Russian links
- November 10, 2017

The documents known as the "Paradise Papers" show Ross retains an interest in a shipping company, Navigator Holdings, which has business ties to, Sibur , a Russian energy firm controlled by Gennady Timchenko, a Russian oligarch subject to USA sanctions, as well as Putin's son-in-law, Kirill Shamalov, and other members of the Russian president's inner circle. (more...)
Garth Brooks admits to lip-syncing CMA performance Garth Brooks admits to lip-syncing CMA performance
- November 10, 2017

Reba McEntire presented him with this year's honour, with Garth acknowledging her and the rest of his country music "family" during his acceptance speech. "After three years, getting to see home, it's just like a beacon", he told reporters in the press room after the CMAs. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings. (more...)
Honda reveals S2000 replacement that you can't have Honda reveals S2000 replacement that you can't have
- November 10, 2017

But that doesn't change the fact that it looks stunning and would make a fantastic baby NSX if Honda were to put it into production. The Japanese manufacturer held an in-house design competition across its studios worldwide, with the team from Los Angeles coming on top. (more...)
Nintendo Wants To Ship Nearly 50 Million Switch Systems By April 2019 Nintendo Wants To Ship Nearly 50 Million Switch Systems By April 2019
- November 10, 2017

While Wii and Wii U were released during the holiday season, it's important to note that the Nintendo Switch launch was timed completely differently, in March. In contrast, the Sony PlayStation 4 had sold 30.2 million units worldwide by November 25, 2015, around two years out for its 2013 launch. "We worked hard for the Nintendo Switch to make it crystal clear what the proposition is". (more...)
Sizing up the valuation on Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH)
- November 10, 2017

Enterprise Value is calculated by taking the market capitalization plus debt, minority interest and preferred shares, minus total cash and cash equivalents. The VC is displayed as a number between 1 and 100. Stock volatility is a percentage that indicates whether a stock is a desirable purchase. The formula is calculated by looking at companies that have a high earnings yield as well as a high return on invested capital. (more...)
Vulnerability in hundreds of messaging apps leaves user data exposed Vulnerability in hundreds of messaging apps leaves user data exposed
- November 10, 2017

Mobile threat protection firm Appthority discovered an exploit in nearly 700 iOS and Android apps that could expose the private messages and calls of users. They include "an app for secure communication for a federal law enforcement agency, an app that enables enterprise sales teams to record audio and annotate discussions in real-time, and branded and white label navigation apps for customers such as AT&T and US Cellular". (more...)
Overwatch free weekend starts next week Overwatch free weekend starts next week
- November 10, 2017

You will need PlayStation Plus, and/or Xbox Live Gold to play. For full instructions on how to download your copy of the game for the free weekend, check the guide on the Overwatch website . If you decide to purchase Overwatch following the free weekend, you will also be able to keep all of the progress that you made over the course of the free weekend. (more...)
Apple updates Clips app with new Selfie Scenes for iPhone X owners Apple updates Clips app with new Selfie Scenes for iPhone X owners
- November 10, 2017

You can shoot short video clips and stitch them together into a longer story, adding effects like stickers and layover text. The iPhone X's camera and software comes with "Truedepth", a depth-perception feature that allows you to seemingly interact with 3D objects - meaning it can help you do things like test out glasses frames without actually trying them on , or make it seem like you're in a room or space that you aren't. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) Will Feature Infinity Display Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) Will Feature Infinity Display
- November 10, 2017

Moreover, even the smartphone Galaxy J3 (2018) with the model number SM-J337 apparently seems to be carrying a downgraded rear camera. However, the processor is mentioned to come coupled with the powerful Mali G71 GPU. While the S8 and S8 Plus delivered superb performance and included the most modern hardware at the time of release, many users complained about the proximity of the fingerprint sensor to the camera which users kept on touching instead. (more...)
Disney Reports Lackluster Fourth-Quarter Earnings, Stock Dips Disney Reports Lackluster Fourth-Quarter Earnings, Stock Dips
- November 10, 2017

The service will be called ESPN Plus, and live inside a new app that will be launched by the sports broadcasting network in spring 2018 - much earlier than Disney's more general subscription streaming service that will launch in 2019. The Burbank, California-based company said it had net income of $1.13 per share . Broadcast revenue of $1.51 billion missed Wall Street's target of $1.69 million, and Disney's theme parks posted revenue of $4.67 billion, just missing expectations of $4.70 ... (more...)
State Bank of India Q2 profit misses estimates State Bank of India Q2 profit misses estimates
- November 10, 2017

Tyre manufacturer MRF today reported a 22.15 per cent decline in standalone net profit at Rs 299.92 crore for the quarter ending September on account of lower income and higher expenses. Net NPAs increased to Rs 97,896.29 crore as against Rs 60,013.45 crore. SBI mopped up about Rs 8,400 crore by diluting its stake in SBI Life Insurance through an initial public offer during the September quarter. (more...)
Padmavati: SC dismisses plea against film's release, asks petitioner to trust CBFC Padmavati: SC dismisses plea against film's release, asks petitioner to trust CBFC
- November 10, 2017

Gupta has written a letter to Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the matter. Well, it looks interesting because she has done three films with Bhansali and it was obvious that Bhansali would have approached her, earlier, Priyanka Chopra was also approached for the same but due to her Hollywood projects things didn't work out. (more...)
Here's why Pink was at the CMA Awards Here's why Pink was at the CMA Awards
- November 10, 2017

They say I look like a boy or I'm too masculine or I have too many opinions, my body is too strong". He broadcast the performance live on Facebook (see below), and at one point was asked by an onlooker to give a mock award-acceptance speech. (more...)
Flipkart to launch new smartphone under its in-house brand 'Billion' Flipkart to launch new smartphone under its in-house brand 'Billion'
- November 10, 2017

Flipkart Billion Capture + Price in India is Rs. 10,999 for 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant and Rs. 12,999 for 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM variant. The smartphone will go on sale starting from November 15 and will be available in two color variants - Desert Gold and Mystic Black. (more...)
CECO Environmental Corp. (CECE) Trading Down 2.8% After Earnings Miss CECO Environmental Corp. (CECE) Trading Down 2.8% After Earnings Miss
- November 10, 2017

The Planning Alternatives Ltd holds 60,000 shares with $671,000 value, down from 89,724 last quarter. About 374,011 shares traded. Bechtle AG (ETR:BC8) has 0.00% since November 8, 2016 and is. It now has negative earnings. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.34, from 1.04 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 20 investors sold CECO Environmental Corp . (more...)
Qualcomm and T-Mobile Show Off Gigabit Class LTE, Highlight LAA Technology Qualcomm and T-Mobile Show Off Gigabit Class LTE, Highlight LAA Technology
- November 10, 2017

In conjunction with the event, the self-proclaimed Uncarrier announced that its higher-speed LTE Advanced speeds are now available in more than 920 markets, and, more importantly, that at least 430 of those markets are now gigabit LTE-ready. (more...)
Bentley Continental GT3 race vehicle revealed Bentley Continental GT3 race vehicle revealed
- November 10, 2017

It is worth Recalling that the road version of the Bentley Continental GT was introduced publicly at the end of August 2017. "After four years of success with our Continental GT3, we're excited to reveal our second-generation vehicle", said Bentley motorsport director, Brian Gush. (more...)
Microsoft claims high initial demand for Xbox One X Microsoft claims high initial demand for Xbox One X
- November 10, 2017

Bungie will update both games to support the new consoles on December 5, which is the day that Destiny 2's Curse of Osiris expansion launches. While the PlayStation 4, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X will be getting HDR lighting, the main difference comes with resolution. (more...)
Antares Pharma (NASDAQ:ATRS) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds
- November 10, 2017

Antares Pharma has a fifty-two week low of $1.50 and a fifty-two week high of $4.09. Metropolitan Life Insur holds 0% of its portfolio in Antares Pharma Inc (NASDAQ: ATRS ) for 103,987 shares. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.03) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03). Antares Pharma Cmn (NASDAQ: ATRS ) has average revenue estimates of $13.96 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $12.2 Million and high estimates ... (more...)
Ascent: Infinite Realm is an new MMORPG from Bluehole
- November 10, 2017

When you think of Bluehole, the massively popular multiplayer shooter comes to mind, as the two names are synonymous with one another by now. To clear up any potential confusion, PUBG is developed by PUBG Corp. While that likely won't happen considering how much money PUBG has made Bluehole, the fear is there, and PUBG still isn't in a fully released state yet, having been in early access ever since it was first released on the service in March. (more...)
Google Search and Maps will soon let you know restaurant wait times Google Search and Maps will soon let you know restaurant wait times
- November 10, 2017

It's not yet available on the Maps and Search apps but by Thanksgiving, Google hopes to have wait times ready for grocery stores. To find wait times for your favourite restaurants, simply Google the restaurant and scroll down to its business hours in the search results. (more...)
Sector Highlights- Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY)
- November 10, 2017

The Return on Invested Capital is a ratio that determines whether a company is profitable or not. It closed at $11.4 lastly. Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) has risen 12.72% since November 9, 2016 and is uptrending. Mizuho maintained the shares of CY in report on Friday, October 23 with "Buy" rating . The M-Score is based on 8 different variables: Days' sales in receivables index, Gross Margin Index, Asset Quality Index, Sales Growth Index, Depreciation Index, Sales, General and ... (more...)
GTA Publisher Plans to Have Microtransactions in All Future Games GTA Publisher Plans to Have Microtransactions in All Future Games
- November 10, 2017

Take-Two Interactive Software gave a stronger-than-expected revenue forecast for the holiday quarter, unlike rivals Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts , on strong demand for its new National Basketball Association videogame and the continued success of " Grand Theft Auto ". (more...)
Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) Shares Sold by Smithfield Trust Co
- November 10, 2017

Inc. now owns 1,270 shares of the company's stock worth $142,000 after buying an additional 165 shares during the period. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since November 9, 2016 and is uptrending. Boston Prtn invested in 1.66 million shares. Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd, which manages about $696.04M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) by 34,700 shares to 90,100 shares, valued at $9.28 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. (more...)
Huawei Malaysia releases the Mate 10 Pro on iPhone X day Huawei Malaysia releases the Mate 10 Pro on iPhone X day
- November 10, 2017

This used to be just rumors and reports, but now there may actually be evidence that this will happen as the firmware files that were obtained by XDA Developers show the device code for the Huawei Mate 10 Pro to be BLA-A09-att-us. It also comes with Mozilla Firefox Browser in addition to Google Chrome. As a pre-order offer, Huawei is throwing in a Huawei Body Scale, a Huawei Colour Band A2 and a VIP Service Card which gives you 3 months one-on-one replacement for screen damage, 1-year ... (more...)
Panasonic Eluga I5 Exclusively Launched on Flipkart Panasonic Eluga I5 Exclusively Launched on Flipkart
- November 10, 2017

Carried a such an attractive price tag, the Panasonic Eluga I5 is now already made available for purchase in India exclusively via e-commerce website Flipkart.com in Black and Gold colour options. With the Eluga A4, Panasonic is aiming to give a tough fight to other devices in the budget segment, including the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Lenovo K8 Plus, and also the Moto G5S. (more...)
Tencent-Backed Sogou Prices US IPO At Top End Of Indicative Range Tencent-Backed Sogou Prices US IPO At Top End Of Indicative Range
- November 10, 2017

Sogou's shares closed trading at $13.50, up 3.85 percent, on the New York Stock Exchange, valuing the company at $5.29 billion in market capitalization. Beijing-based Sogou aims to be a Google for China. This is in part due to Tencent, which is an investor in both Sogou and WeChat. Some analysts said that backing by Tencent and Sohu gives Sogou a unique competitive advantage to other companies, but others argued that over-reliance on those two companies may undermine their overall ... (more...)
Watch Massive Spruce Get Cut For Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Watch Massive Spruce Get Cut For Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree
- November 10, 2017

The tree was in full, good shape, but a bit short - 65 feet - at the time. He cared for the tree for about seven years and was hoping this day would come. "This year when I saw it I knew this was the year to take it", Pauze said. The 12-13 ton tree was hoisted on a trailer and will arrive Saturday in midtown where it will be decorated with more than 50,000 lights and topped with a Swarovski star. (more...)