Science


City to collect Christmas trees for recycling City to collect Christmas trees for recycling
- December 25, 2017

Most US Christmas tree farms are situated in the foothill elevations of OR and North Carolina, and over half of those grown in the two states come from just six counties - two in North Carolina and four in Oregon. Roughly one million acres are dedicated to tree farming. Have a wonderful holiday season and a happy New Year! For those who would rather recycle on their own, trees can be used to create sand and soil erosion barriers, fish habitat when sunk in a body of water, or backyard bird ... (more...)
OnePlus 5 getting Android 8.0 Oreo-based OxygenOS 5.0 update
- December 25, 2017

You can also try manually looking for the update by going to Settings About Phone System update. In addition, the update brings updated camera app with new user interface, optimizations to photo quality and beauty effect support in the portrait mode. (more...)
Apple slows down older iPhones, faces lawsuit Apple slows down older iPhones, faces lawsuit
- December 25, 2017

A law firm in Chicago claims that Apple is in violation of business laws by partaking in deceptive business practices in the state of IL, and thus also in IN and North Carolina. "We've now extended that feature to iPhone 7 with iOS 11.2, and plan to add support for other products in the future". Apple has generally been hesitant to implement a dark mode, but with the iPhone X's OLED display, now seems as good of a time as ever. (more...)
The story of the birth of Jesus The story of the birth of Jesus
- December 24, 2017

The angel's declaration that Mary will conceive a son, that his name will be Jesus, that he will be the Messiah, and that he will have a specific mission in line with his ancestors David and Jacob, is "a long revelation, which opens unheard of perspectives", he said, adding that after Mary's question, the angel goes into further detail, and the revelation becomes "still more detailed and surprising". (more...)
Apple faces lawsuits over slowed iPhones Apple faces lawsuits over slowed iPhones
- December 24, 2017

Further information provided revealed that this feature was implemented on the iPhone 6, 6S and SE previous year during a software update. The organisations' founder John Poole correctly predicted that the iPhone's software was created to decrease phone performance as the battery aged. (more...)
Amgen INC Com (AMGN) Position Boosted by Rhumbline Advisers
- December 24, 2017

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 1,706,261 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $293,869,000 after purchasing an additional 676,300 shares during the period. UBS maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Friday, September 11 with "Buy" rating. The stock of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets. (more...)
Thermo Fisher Corp (TMO) Shareholder Sivik Global Healthcare LLC Upped Position
- December 24, 2017

Laffer Investments who had been investing in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $76.36 billion market cap company. (NYSE:NKE) rating on Wednesday, March 23. They issued a "buy" rating and a $225.00 price objective on the stock. As per Monday, March 28, the company rating was downgraded by SunTrust. (more...)
Air Lease Corp (AL) EVP Sells $220650.00 in Stock
- December 24, 2017

It has outperformed by 7.11% the S&P500. Analysts await Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) to report earnings on February, 22. Mig Capital Llc bought 96,000 shares as the company's stock declined 4.55% while stock markets rallied. The rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Mkt Perform" on Friday, May 5. The rating was reinitiated by FBR Capital with "Outperform" on Tuesday, October 13. (more...)
Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) Shares Sold by Empire Life Investments Inc
- December 24, 2017

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since December 24, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. American National Bank decreased Priceline.Com Inc ( PCLN ) stake by 21.01% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Capital World Investors now owns 1,723,152 shares of the business services provider's stock worth $3,223,190,000 after buying an additional 34,959 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Muslim Personal Law Board opposes triple talaq bill, calls it anti-Muslim Muslim Personal Law Board opposes triple talaq bill, calls it anti-Muslim
- December 24, 2017

Opposing the bill, the law board demanded that the government should not table it. "We will help in solving the issues under the constitutional provision of Muslim laws". The Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill , prepared by an inter-ministerial group headed by home minister Rajnath Singh, will be introduced by the government in Parliament next week. (more...)
There were images of the Samsung Galaxy S9 There were images of the Samsung Galaxy S9
- December 24, 2017

Also, the Galaxy J2 accompanies double SIM support and LTE Cat.4. It made sense after that has happened to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 but it looks like they feel like it is time to bring back the bigger batteries. Be that as it may, Samsung has not uncovered any data about the phone yet. But we will update you when we will get more information about the phone. (more...)
Jio launches Happy New Year 2018 plans-Check details Jio launches Happy New Year 2018 plans-Check details
- December 24, 2017

The daily data usage limit in the Jio 299 plan is 2GB. Reliance Jio on Friday unveiled its "Happy New Year" plan. Plan 199 of Jio comes with 1.2GB daily data limit while the 299 plan of Jio comes with a 2GB data limit. Vodafone prepaid recharge offers 1GB, 2GB daily data. Calling and SMS benefits are the same as company's Rs 199 offer. Of course, the tariff is slightly higher from Jio's Rs 299 plan. (more...)
Nokia E71 (2018) 4G feature phone to arrive alongside Nokia 9? Nokia E71 (2018) 4G feature phone to arrive alongside Nokia 9?
- December 24, 2017

Well, not much is known about the feature phone as of yet, apart from the fact that it may come with QWERTY keypad and chances are that it may boast nearly the same design as the revamped version of the Nokia 3310, talking about the Nokia 3310 (2017) here. (more...)
EP Wealth Advisors LLC Buys 3638 Shares of Intel Co
- December 23, 2017

The company's stock had a trading volume of 33,880,777 shares, compared to its average volume of 28,804,780. Huntington Natl Bank owns 0.33% invested in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) for 510,543 shares. Argus Research has "Buy" rating and $45 target. On Monday, March 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Bernstein to "Underperform". On Wednesday, November 4 the stock rating was reinitiated by Citigroup with "Buy". (more...)
EPS for ABIOMED, Inc. (ABMD) Expected At $0.50
- December 23, 2017

Fcb Finl Hldgs Inc now has $2.30B valuation. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 7,400 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $1,060,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Palo Alto Investors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of ABIOMED by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. Its down 0.13, from 1.43 in 2017Q2. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in ABMD. (more...)
Apple admits slowing down its older iPhones
- December 23, 2017

Soon after news emerged that Apple admitted to slowing down iPhone performance as the devices' batteries age, multiple lawsuits have been filed against the company. A man uses an iPhone in Poland on November 15, 2017. Bogdanovich believes that Apple intentionally slowed down older iPhones in order to force people to upgrade, though Apple has said this isn't the reason. (more...)
Sheriff: Pit bull that mauled, killed owner had history of aggression
- December 23, 2017

Investigators said Stephens, weighing about 100 pounds, was killed by the dogs, which had a combined weight of about twice hers. Goochland County sheriff Jim Agnew held a press conference on Monday, four days after Bethany Lynn Stephens' body was found from the wooded area she frequented, to quell rumours and widespread misinformation of foul play on social media. (more...)
EPS for Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) Expected At $1.55
- December 23, 2017

Moreover, Cs Mckee Lp has 1.11% invested in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) for 108,000 shares. Nuveen Tax-Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund (JTA) has risen 12.96% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. Comml Bank Of Nova Scotia holds 0.33% or 39,704 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). (more...)
Atlantic Trust LLC Buys 833 Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- December 23, 2017

About 570,783 shares traded. (MWA) has risen 8.65% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.25% the S&P500. Mitsubishi Ufj Securities Holdings Company decreased its stake in Nvidia Corp ( NVDA ) by 42.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
IPhone Users Sue Apple Over Slowing Down of Phones
- December 23, 2017

Apple hasn't commented on the suits. A similar lawsuit was filed Thursday in Los Angeles. Two iPhone users have filed a lawsuit against Apple (AAPL) after the technology giant admitted to slowing down their older phones for "optimal performance". (more...)
3D Systems Co. (NYSE:DDD) Director Purchases 40500 Shares of Stock
- December 23, 2017

Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. More news for 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: "3D Systems Affected By Surging Costs & Macroeconomic Woes" on December 13, 2017. (more...)
Apple Takes First Steps Towards Regulating Loot Boxes on the App Store
- December 23, 2017

Loot boxes have been controversial over the past few months as some experts opined that they are part of covert lottery. These boxes give away random rewards for gameplay and often provide benefits and power-ups to players which can be utilized in games. (more...)
Snowden's Haven app turns phones into home surveillance devices Snowden's Haven app turns phones into home surveillance devices
- December 23, 2017

Haven is meant to be used with a cheap Android phone, effectively making it a burner that you won't mind losing should someone steal or destroy it. Unlike most surveillance applications that can only make use of your phone's camera and microphone, Haven is able to tap into all of its on-device sensors so that it can detect motion, sound, light, and even vibrations. (more...)
Google's parent company chairman announces resignation Google's parent company chairman announces resignation
- December 23, 2017

Schmidt will remain in place until the next general meeting on 18 January, though his new position will be as a technical advisor to the company while continuing to serve on its board. Though the company's founders are still heavily involved with operations, the tech giant will need a new chairman that can help guide Alphabet through intricate regulatory challenges. (more...)
Watch Chloe Kohanski and Billy Idol Crush 'White Wedding' on 'Voice' Finale Watch Chloe Kohanski and Billy Idol Crush 'White Wedding' on 'Voice' Finale
- December 23, 2017

I've got people telling me their lives have been changed in a small way because of something I did, that's insane. Kohanski is a native of the suburb Mt. She explained how she thanked him after her victory: "I owe everything to him making it to the live [shows], I said that to him last night, 'I wouldn't even be there if it wasn't for you". (more...)
Customers sue Apple for intentionally slowing down old iPhone models
- December 23, 2017

The company's admission, made in a statement to media, comes two days after John Poole, founder of the computer-performance testing group Geekbench , wrote a blog post illustrating how iPhone computing performance slows as battery health declines on iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 devices. (more...)
Recent Analysts Ratings Ross Stores Inc. (ROST)
- December 23, 2017

It has underperformed by 4.67% the S&P500. Therefore 92% are positive. The first line is called the %K line, which analyzes the actual price movements in the shares and can be defined as: %K = (Current Close - Lowest Low)/(Highest High - Lowest Low) * 100. (more...)
Xbox Game Pass January Update Includes NBA Playgrounds, DMC 4 and Bayonetta Xbox Game Pass January Update Includes NBA Playgrounds, DMC 4 and Bayonetta
- December 23, 2017

You can see that this is indeed exciting news for the console players as this can bridge the play gap between many cross platform games and perhaps allow for Xbox One and MIcrosoft Windows cross play to become a reality without the unfair advantage being a major barrier! A little bit unique to this deal is the fact that there will be a special sale every day until the new year. (more...)
The Witcher 3 PC won't be getting HDR support anytime soon The Witcher 3 PC won't be getting HDR support anytime soon
- December 23, 2017

It appears as the gaming title will now be able to truly utilize the power that Xbox One X has to offer. One of them, called 4K Mode, claims to deliver "stable 30 fps gameplay" while at the same time running the game at native 4K resolution, with the appropriate texture detail and graphics enhancements. (more...)
Apollo Global Management (APO) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
- December 22, 2017

Shares of Apollo Global Management, LLC (APO ) traded down 0.15% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $27.05. More interesting news about Apollo Global Management , LLC (NYSE:APO) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: "Implied Volatility Surging for Apollo Global Management (APO) Stock Options" published on November 24, 2017 as well as Bloomberg.com's news article titled: "Glencore, Apollo Bid for Rio Tinto's $1.5 Billion Coal Assets" with publication date: December 20, 2017. (more...)