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BlackRock, Inc. Earnings Results Sends Stock Higher
- January 13, 2018

The stock increased 4.62% or $1.7161 during the last trading session, reaching $38.8261. 765,905 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 465,507. Blue Chip Partners Inc. grew its position in BlackRock by 8.5% in the 2nd quarter. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Goldman Sachs. (more...)
Supermassive black hole eats, burps and naps Supermassive black hole eats, burps and naps
- January 13, 2018

These supermassive black holes are million times heavier than the Sun and scientists consider that these holes are in the centre of every galaxy. Our galaxy has a supermassive black hole at its centre as well, which has also ejected material at one time over the past few million years. (more...)
OH teacher tells student he'll be lynched OH teacher tells student he'll be lynched
- January 13, 2018

Tracey Carson, the school's public information officer, said Thole admitted to the statement but "she immediately recognized she had done something wrong". "My son was walking around thinking he did something wrong", Agee-Bell said. "I don't believe them", she said afterward. "Clearly, that was the case here", Carson wrote in a news release to WCPO. (more...)
Bitter Cold Temps, Possible Snow Mid-Week, Another Blast of Arctic Air Bitter Cold Temps, Possible Snow Mid-Week, Another Blast of Arctic Air
- January 13, 2018

No precipitation is expected until Sunday , when the temperatures are forecast to be in the 40s. The new year started with temperatures in the single digits on Monday and wind chills dipping below zero across north central Ohio. National Weather Service forecasters in some parts of NY are warning residents to expect risky wind chills from -10 to -25 from late Thursday through Saturday evening. (more...)
Christopher Bell wins to keep Toyota flawless at Chili Bowl Christopher Bell wins to keep Toyota flawless at Chili Bowl
- January 13, 2018

Abreu swept all three of his races and earned the automatic berth into the 55-lap feature at the Tulsa Expo Center. Rico Abreu held off a spirited challenge from Tyler Thomas to win Wednesday night's A main and advance to Saturday night's Chili Bowl Nationals feature. (more...)
WPA3 Wi-Fi protocol aims to improve security in 2018
- January 12, 2018

The Wi-Fi Alliance has certified more than 35,000 Wi-Fi products since the turn of the millennium. The news was announced by The Wi-Fi Alliance , comprised of tech corporations such as Intel, Microsoft and Qualcomm among others, with WPA3 boasting four new features to enhance security protection and accessibility for both personal and enterprise networks. (more...)
Natalie Portman Eyed to Replace Reese Witherspoon in 'Pale Blue Dot' Natalie Portman Eyed to Replace Reese Witherspoon in 'Pale Blue Dot'
- January 12, 2018

If this news is authentic, the actress may portray the character of an astronaut. Fox Searchlight, which are the distributors of the movie are now in search for a male lead for the upcoming movie. Portman has starred in V for Vendetta , Goya's Ghosts , The Other Boleyn Girl , Thor and Thor : The Dark World . Natalie has been working in Hollywood since she was a child, but the Academy Award-winning actress previously revealed that her dad was keen for her to pursue another path. (more...)
Best Known Analyst's Ratings for: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- January 12, 2018

About 15.57 million shares traded. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) has risen 29.89% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.98% the S&P500. COXE TENCH sold $9.48 million worth of stock or 50,000 shares. The stock of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, May 13 by Topeka Capital Markets. (more...)
Liquid water found in ancient meteorites that fell on Earth Liquid water found in ancient meteorites that fell on Earth
- January 12, 2018

A team of researchers from the Berkley Lab at the Department of Energy organized a deep study of two meteorites that fell on Earth in the year 1998 to find evidence proving the presence of liquid water as well as a well-structured mix of complex organic compounds that included amino acids as well as hydrocarbons. (more...)
Airtel offers free Amazon Prime subscription on plan Airtel offers free Amazon Prime subscription on plan
- January 12, 2018

Amazon Prime Video India director content Vijay Subramaniam said, "We are delighted to associate with Airtel to bring Prime membership to Airtel's consumers". Eligible users are required to download the Airtel TV application which is available for free on both Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Access to Prime Video is available after downloading the Prime Video app on supported devices to begin streaming a broad selection of the latest and exclusive movies, TV shows, stand-up ... (more...)
Prince of Persia Creator Drops a Major Hint at a Series Revival Prince of Persia Creator Drops a Major Hint at a Series Revival
- January 12, 2018

Model and TV host Chrissy Teigen posted on Twitter about how she enjoyed Prince Of Persia and wondered if the franchise would ever come back. "We're doing our best to make it happen!" You can view the actual tweet below. After staying in the market for few months the game just disappeared and yet there is no info. It wasn't until Mechner stepped in to reveal that he's actually working on bringing it back that we actually got a proper reply. (more...)
Ford adds Waze integration to SYNC 3
- January 12, 2018

Waze AppLink integration is expected to launch "in the coming weeks" with 2018 Ford vehicle models boasting the app projection capability off the bat. "Our goal is to bring a human-centered approach to technology in the vehicle, making it as easy as possible for people to integrate the tools that matter most to them", said Don Butler, Ford executive director at its Connected Vehicle and Services division. (more...)
Catalan separatists seek to reelect their leader Catalan separatists seek to reelect their leader
- January 12, 2018

The new Catalan parliament will hold its first session on January 17, the first step in reinstating the local government after Madrid fired the old regional administration, led by Puigdemont, for illegally declaring independence. Ines Arrimadas added: "It's evident that for governing Catalonia you have to be in Catalonia - you can't do that via WhatsApp or as a hologram". Catalonia's parliamentary speaker said today she would step down as she is investigated for sedition and rebellion over ... (more...)
Android Oreo is coming to Honor 8 Pro Android Oreo is coming to Honor 8 Pro
- January 12, 2018

According to a report by Phonearena, a LG G6 owner in China has shared the screenshots of the OTA update, he has received for Android Oreo. The OnePlus 5T also has a new Face Unlock feature alongside a fingerprint sensor. Android 8.0 update changes the Moto X4 build number to OPW27.1 and as expected, it brings popular Oreo features aboard, such as Picture-in-Picture, Autofill, adaptive notification dots, January security patch, and lots more. (more...)
PUBG surpasses 3 million players on Xbox One PUBG surpasses 3 million players on Xbox One
- January 12, 2018

If the player is outside the game zone, he takes damage, which can lead to the death of the hero and the end of the match. Kill or be killed in a fight to be the last man standing. It's been the most played game on Steam every single day for months, with concurrent players usually standing around four times higher than any other game on the platform. (more...)
New Pokemon GO Update Incompatible With Old iOS Versions New Pokemon GO Update Incompatible With Old iOS Versions
- January 12, 2018

The new version comes just two days after beta 4, although today's release appears limited to iOS only. Hopefully, this new update to Pokemon GO is worth it. So far, the only notable new feature is that Siri will play news-oriented podcasts when asking about current events. Registered developers can download iOS 11 .2.5 beta 5 from the Apple Developer Center or over-the-air once a proper profile is installed from the Developer Center. (more...)
Android Oreo Update for Mi A1 Pulled Due to Bugs Android Oreo Update for Mi A1 Pulled Due to Bugs
- January 12, 2018

It appears that Xiaomi has pulled the over-the-air (OTA) update of Android 8.0 Oreo that was released back in December for the Mi A1 after users complained of several issues with the new Software. The total capacity of the update is around 1.8GB and hence you should provide adequate space. There is another way, using which you can install the data. (more...)
Consumer Electronics Show's coolest new gadgets Consumer Electronics Show's coolest new gadgets
- January 12, 2018

A Navya Autonom Cab drives down a street during a demonstration at CES International. The world's biggest technology festival, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES ), got off to a rocky start this year. CES organisers have also said visitors will notice a " more highly visible law enforcement presence throughout the show and at all venues". That could mean checking what's left in your fridge from the grocery store, for instance. (more...)
Mukesh Ambani plans JioCoin to disrupt crypto scene in India Mukesh Ambani plans JioCoin to disrupt crypto scene in India
- January 12, 2018

Its popularity has grown in the past year and the value of Bitcoin - the most popular cryptocurrency - had surged to over $16,000 apiece in December. According to a report in Mint , Reliance plans to hire 50 young professionals to work on blockchain technology. (more...)
[Updated] Top 5 smartphone deals in Flipkart 2018 Mobile Bonanza Sale [Updated] Top 5 smartphone deals in Flipkart 2018 Mobile Bonanza Sale
- January 12, 2018

During the three-day sale, Flipkart is offering buyback gurantee, exchange programmes, and discounted price among others. Samsung Galaxy On Nxt of 64 GB storage variant is available for Rs 11,900. HDFC credit card holders can also get Rs 8000 cashback over and above the discounted price. The phone features a 5.2-inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixel resolution) IPS display and runs near stock Android Nougat. (more...)
Ellen DeGeneres' father Elliot dies at 92 Ellen DeGeneres' father Elliot dies at 92
- January 12, 2018

Oprah Winfrey has been talking about her experience of the catastrophic mudslides around her home in Montecito, California, and said the community is staying close. California authorities say 100 single-family homes were destroyed in the flash-floods that struck Montecito and adjacent areas of Santa Barbara County. (more...)
Samsung's 146-inch 'The Wall' modular MicroLED TV announced Samsung's 146-inch 'The Wall' modular MicroLED TV announced
- January 12, 2018

At achieving this latter PR stunt, The Wall succeeds wonderfully. The Wall is a modular television that dwarfs anything else on the show floor. While that phrase sounds like typical PR/marketing hyperbole, we are actually inclined to trust Samsung's diagnosis in this case. (more...)
Star Wars: Rivals is an upcoming third person shooter Star Wars: Rivals is an upcoming third person shooter
- January 12, 2018

All characters come with their own weapons and special abilities that players will have to learn to master, such as Darth Vader's Force choke and Han Solo's DL-44 blaster. You can even play as Jyn Erso or Director Krennic from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story . Although Lucasfilm and Disney is only officially announcing the game now, " Star Wars: Rivals " has already been around for some time now. (more...)
Idea's counters Airtel; offers unlimited calling and 1GB data at Rs 93 Idea's counters Airtel; offers unlimited calling and 1GB data at Rs 93
- January 12, 2018

Either a user will get 50 per cent more data or Rs 50 discount on the price plans. All these plans offer 1GB data per day, but the validity differs. Vodafone's Rs 348 prepaid recharge plan gives 2GB data per day. The new Idea recharge pack is aimed at consumers who have higher calling requirements than data consumption, and thus seek an low-priced plan with "unlimited calls". (more...)
Ancient Butterflies Flourished During Triassic-Jurassic Mass Extinction, Didn't Need Flowers, Nectar Ancient Butterflies Flourished During Triassic-Jurassic Mass Extinction, Didn't Need Flowers, Nectar
- January 12, 2018

These 200-million-year-old fossils, which date to the Triassic-Jurassic boundary, are the oldest evidence on record of insects in the order Lepidoptera , the researchers said. He embedded the dust in a mixture of glycerol and water. "The nose hair has just the right length and springiness for getting a pollen grain, or in this case the butterfly scale, to adhere to it", Mr. (more...)
Dark Souls Trilogy Box Set Announced for Japan
- January 12, 2018

Fe was announced back in 2016 , as part of EA's indie game publishing initiative, EA Originals. With a number of third party publishers such as Bethesda interested in the Switch it is likely that various new titles are indeed going to be ported for the console and it wont suffer the same fate as it's predecessor the Wii U, which was by and large ignored by 3rd party devs and publishers alike. (more...)
Blue Moon and partial lunar eclipse for January 31
- January 12, 2018

There's a lot of adjectives to describe this event, so here's a break down of each term. The best time to see the supermoon is during the rising or setting of the Moon, as it will appear larger on the horizon than it will high up in the sky. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Announcement Date Revealed Samsung Galaxy S9 Announcement Date Revealed
- January 12, 2018

Samsung may ditch the headphone jack with both the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. "The Galaxy S9 will have a 5.8" display when measured as a full rectangle but measure 5.6" with rounded corners. However, the box does note some new features, such as the camera being of the "Super Speed" variety. These speakers will be tuned by AKG like the bundled earphones. (more...)
Huge reserves of water ice discovered on Mars could speed manned missions Huge reserves of water ice discovered on Mars could speed manned missions
- January 12, 2018

They could also make for accessible sites to extract water for human use, although that would obviously conflict with studying the ice's layers for clues to the past. "That saved record would be of outrageous significance to backpedal to", G. Scott Hubbard, a space researcher at Stanford University, enlightens Science in a different article concerning the exploration. (more...)
Cryptos plunge as S.Korea plans trading ban Cryptos plunge as S.Korea plans trading ban
- January 12, 2018

A statement coming from the ministry's press office shows that Justice Minister Park Sang-ki is all set to impose a ban on trading of virtual digital currencies . The Commissioner has said thereby the Government of South Korea has the ability to take action to either stop trading or shut the exchange. By Thursday afternoon, more than 55,000 South Koreans had signed a petition asking the presidential Blue House to stop the crackdown on the virtual currency, bringing the government ... (more...)