Sci-tech


Cambridge University Press Removes Academic Articles on Chinese Site Cambridge University Press Removes Academic Articles on Chinese Site
- August 21, 2017

Cambridge University Press (CUP) has taken down over 300 sensitive articles and book reviews from its website in China following a request from a Chinese import agency. Top news organizations like The New York Times have had their websites blocked in China for years after publishing articles that upset the ruling Communist Party. (more...)
Takeda, Samsung Biopsies Partner to Develop Novel Biologic Therapies Takeda, Samsung Biopsies Partner to Develop Novel Biologic Therapies
- August 21, 2017

The partners will start work immediately on an initial candidate, TAK-671, for the potential treatment of severe acute pancreatitis. The firm's business portfolio will now encompass new drug pipelines in addition to multiple biosimilars - cheaper, near-replicas of live cell biologic drugs whose patents have expired. (more...)
Apple iPhone 7s And 7s Plus Will Still Have Significant Bezels Apple iPhone 7s And 7s Plus Will Still Have Significant Bezels
- August 21, 2017

Recent reports from the region have said that multiple Apple suppliers are already mass-producing iPhone parts, while the usual iPhone manufacturers are getting ready to assemble this year's new iOS handsets. While that remains to be seen, photos uploaded onto Weibo (via iClarified) allegedly show off components that are apparently that of the wireless charger that Apple will be selling to facilitate the iPhone 8's wireless charging capabilities. (more...)
Limited Edition Project Scorpio Xbox One X bundle leaked by German retailer Limited Edition Project Scorpio Xbox One X bundle leaked by German retailer
- August 21, 2017

Are you a techie who knows how to write? When we announced Project Scorpio previous year, we were overwhelmed by the excitement from our fans. NotebookCheck was watching, and we have summarised some of the key news here. Additionally, Microsoft has also announced their new Minecraft-themed controller, taking the appearance of a Minecraft pig . As part of the package deal there are custom skins and textures for the game. (more...)
Amazon Exclusive OnePlus 5 Now Available in Slate Grey Colour Amazon Exclusive OnePlus 5 Now Available in Slate Grey Colour
- August 21, 2017

The variant is an Amazon exclusive and will be available at a price of Rs 37,999. All the offers remain the same, irrespective of the colour or storage option you choose. The 5.5 inch 1080p Full HD display screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. In terms of memory, the OnePlus 5 Soft Gold variant is backed by an 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which can't be further expanded due to the absence of microSD card slot. (more...)
Xbox One X Pre-Orders Are Now Live Xbox One X Pre-Orders Are Now Live
- August 21, 2017

You can pre-order your Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition now for $499/£449, ahead of the console's launch on 7th November 2017. The newest Xbox One S 1 TB editions run $349.99, some for less, and a standard Xbox One controller is $59.99. (more...)
Google adds six-second video previews to mobile search Google adds six-second video previews to mobile search
- August 21, 2017

This might be a little annoying or convenient to users, depending on what they are looking for; the company will have to strike the ideal balance between the two to avoid criticism. Since you will get the preview of the video, you will know whether or not it is the video you are looking for before you click on it. In place of the emoji that were known as blob faces, you will be getting more circular faces that what you get on iOS. (more...)
PlayStation social media accounts hacked PlayStation social media accounts hacked
- August 21, 2017

We'll update this story with more once Sony releases a statement that doesn't look like it's from a group of hackers. White Hat - We have no bad intentions and only care about the security and privacy of your accounts and network. It looks like there may have been a security breach at PlayStation today. Something weird is going on with the PlayStation Twitter, and it may mean security problems for users of the PlayStation Network or system owners of any sort. (more...)
Three CEOs resign from Trump's American Manufacturing Council Three CEOs resign from Trump's American Manufacturing Council
- August 21, 2017

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier cited the president's failure to explicitly rebuke the white nationalists who marched in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. Shortly after Frazier's announcement, Trump personally attacked the CEO for stepping down. There are several CEOs who have chose to remain on the councils despite having differences with Trump's statements on the Charlottesville violence . (more...)
Evolution coming summer 2018 Evolution coming summer 2018
- August 21, 2017

No additional information has been released for Jurassic World Evolution . During today's Xbox gamescom event it was revealed that a Jurassic World game would be coming to the console next year. Jurassic World Evolution will put you in full control of operations on Jurassic Park's Isla Nublar and the surrounding islands in the Muertes Archipelago. (more...)
At least 1 American killed in Spain attacks: Tillerson At least 1 American killed in Spain attacks: Tillerson
- August 20, 2017

The elder Tucker tells the newspaper that "everybody loved him". Speaking to reporters at the State Department shortly after a van plowed into a crowd in Barcelona, Tillerson said the incident "has the hallmarks of what appears to be yet another terrorist attack". (more...)
Goldman Sachs Group Inc
- August 20, 2017

WARNING: "River Wealth Advisors LLC Holds Stake in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc". (The) by 4.4% in the first quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia now owns 90,239 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $20,729,000 after buying an additional 73,900 shares during the period. (more...)
You can now get your breaking news on YouTube You can now get your breaking news on YouTube
- August 20, 2017

YouTube brings "breaking news" in its feed. Also, the videos appearing are not personalised or based on the choice of content, rather they remain the same for people in a particular region. Initially, news channels would use the medium to disseminate information. Until now, YouTube has focused mainly on user-generated videos and children's content. (more...)
Falcons fans, Chick-fil-A two ships passing in the night Falcons fans, Chick-fil-A two ships passing in the night
- August 20, 2017

That game happens to come on December 7 when they host the New Orleans Saints on an edition of Thursday Night Football . "Having worked seven days a week in restaurants open 24 hours, Truett saw the importance of closing on Sundays so that he and his employees could set aside one day to rest and worship if they choose - a practice we uphold today", the website reads. (more...)
Two homes, several structures lost to Lolo Peak fire Two homes, several structures lost to Lolo Peak fire
- August 20, 2017

Greg Poncin's Northern Rockies National Incident Management has taken took over management of the fire and is working in unified command with the Missoula Rural Fire District and the Ravalli County Fire Warden. Ravalli County fire evacuees should call (406) 375-4055. According to a new situation map uploaded just after 12:00 am by InciWeb, an inter-agency all-risk incident online information management system provided by the United States Forest Service, the "Lolo Peak fire" scorched ... (more...)
Asus launches ZenFone 4 family Asus launches ZenFone 4 family
- August 20, 2017

For example the ZenFone 4 Seflie is a device focused on selfies, while the ZenFone 4 pair is focused on high end specs. It may be recalled that Asus recently launched a bunch of devices in its ZenFone 4 series, including the ZenFone 4 , ZenFone 4 Pro, ZenFone 4 Selfie, ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro , ZenFone 4 Max , and ZenFone 4 Max Pro, wherein all of these devices come with a dual camera setup on the rear or front. (more...)
Peter Bosz: Peter Bosz: "There is no unrest at Borussia Dortmund"
- August 20, 2017

The Germany worldwide has been sidelined since January 29 after club medics discovered he was suffering with a metabolic disorder. Borussia Dortmund showed signs they can thrive this season without suspended forward Ousmane Dembele by opening their Bundesliga campaign with a 3-0 rout at Wolfsburg on Saturday. (more...)
Viewing eclipse can be hazardous Viewing eclipse can be hazardous
- August 20, 2017

You don't even need to take time off from work to see the eclipse provided you have a forgiving and/or eclipse-enthusiast boss. Crickets will chirp. And perhaps most spectacularly, the sun's pale outer atmosphere will briefly be revealed. (more...)
Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Series 3 Prepares for September Launch Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Series 3 Prepares for September Launch
- August 19, 2017

Of course, wireless charging will be built into the back of the shell iPhone 7s iPhone 7s Plus and iPhone 8, so that the fingerprint scanner from the eighth of the IPhone there will not be exact - look for it in the power button. Leading the Apple Inc . Apple is joining the Wireless Power Consortium to be able to participate and contribute ideas to the open, collaborative development of future wireless charging standards. (more...)
Where can I find solar eclipse viewing glasses? Where can I find solar eclipse viewing glasses?
- August 19, 2017

Nuclear plants will continue to provide the backbone of the system, and generators running on natural gas will power up quickly as the sun is blocked, and then power down even faster as the sun reappears, a costly but easy fix. after Monday there will not be a partial solar eclipse until April of 2024", Shanahan added. They will also have some eclipse glasses available, and several RVAS members will be there to answer questions. (more...)
Range Resources Corporation (RRC) Closed its Previous Trade at $17.46
- August 19, 2017

The Stelliam Investment Management Lp holds 4.70 million shares with $161.32 million value, up from 3.14 million last quarter. Wells Fargo Mn holds 0% or 361,975 shares. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $39.97. Stephens downgraded it to "Equal Weight" rating and $24 target in Tuesday, August 4 report. (more...)
CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:COMM) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Buy"
- August 19, 2017

It has outperformed by 16.62% the S&P500. Park Presidio Capital Llc decreased its stake in Commscope Hldg Co Inc ( COMM ) by 24.78% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 179,720 shares. Moreover, Hbk Invs LP has 0% invested in Commscope Holding Company Inc (NASDAQ:COMM) for 7,413 shares. (more...)
Google teases Android O announcement with countdown to Monday, August 21st event Google teases Android O announcement with countdown to Monday, August 21st event
- August 19, 2017

Users can also long press on the apps for shortcuts. The new mobile OS will also include picture-in-picture display, so you can continue watching a video while answering a chat or doing something else. The support for Android 5.0 Lollipop devices will be added soon. While a late August launch does make sense, we still have no clue what Android O will be called when it does launch. (more...)
Molson Coors sets target of zero waste to landfill by 2025 Molson Coors sets target of zero waste to landfill by 2025
- August 19, 2017

It has outperformed by 40.10% the S&P500. Molson Coors Brewing Company has a 52 week low of $85.34 and a 52 week high of $112.19. The company has market cap of $1.16 billion. Therefore 93% are positive. FedEx had 74 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. WallachBeth Capital maintained the shares of CLVS in report on Wednesday, December 21 with "Hold" rating . (more...)
The Case for and Against US Bancorp (USB)
- August 19, 2017

Over the trailing year, the stock is outperforming the S&P 500 by 6.65, and it's gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. The rating was initiated by Wedbush with "Neutral" on Friday, October 7. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, January 19 by Wedbush. Guinness Asset Management Ltd increased Procter And Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) stake by 24,630 shares to 100,950 valued at $8.49M in 2016Q4. (more...)
Google Home Smart Speaker Can Now Make Phone Calls Google Home Smart Speaker Can Now Make Phone Calls
- August 19, 2017

Add contacts to your Google account's contact list, and synchronize Home with the account to have all your contacts at the tip of your tongue. Spotify's free tier is now showing as supported on Home, though. Upon tapping this option they can pair new devices and manage paired devices. The latest update to hit the Google Home has added the ability to make calls through the smart speaker. (more...)
McLaren 720S MSO Shown in Eye Popping Purple at Pebble McLaren 720S MSO Shown in Eye Popping Purple at Pebble
- August 19, 2017

McLaren's Special Operations division (MSO) will customize your auto to your heart's content, and that includes making it very purple. Rolls-Royce developed this color, appropriately called "Fux Fuchsia", for the collector, and he has exclusive rights to use it on any auto built by McLaren . (more...)
'Goli' or 'Gaali' no solution to Kashmiri issue: Modi 'Goli' or 'Gaali' no solution to Kashmiri issue: Modi
- August 19, 2017

Responding to his comment on Kashmir, Khurshid said there is no question of raising the point of avoiding foul language when it is not being used in the first place. At the very outset, the Prime Minister recalled the contribution and sacrifices made by our freedom fighters and martyrs, who ensured that we remain fearlessly free, indicating the sensitivity of this Government towards its heroes, freedom fighters and those who attained martyrdom in line of duty. (more...)
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
- August 19, 2017

Taking all of this into consideration, it will be interesting to see whether or not Uncharted: The Lost Legacy eventually manages to have sales as successful as its predecessor, as Uncharted 4 sold 8.4 million copies in 2016 . For the first time, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy will take the series to the south-western coast of the Indian peninsula- the home of the former Hoysala Empire-which will feature an exotic mix of urban, jungle, and ancient ruins environments. (more...)
Is This Stock Oversold or Overbought? - Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)
- August 19, 2017

The stock rose 1.16% or $0.71 reaching $62.08. Scout Investments Inc. now owns 614,690 shares of the company's stock valued at $20,801,000 after buying an additional 362,384 shares in the last quarter. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 81,442 shares. Bridgeway Capital Mgmt Inc reported 105,000 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Brick & Kyle Assocs has invested 0.03% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (more...)