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Spacex Falcon Heavy will have static fire test on Monday Spacex Falcon Heavy will have static fire test on Monday
- January 15, 2018

And earlier today, word emerged that the test has been pushed back to tomorrow. SpaceX shows off the Falcon Heavy rocket on the launchpad. Falcon Heavy is essentially the company's Falcon 9 times three. It will also pack more than twice the punch of the next largest rocket system now in use today. And if Elon Musk's fantasy about colonizing Mars ever comes to be, the Falcon Heavy will certainly be able to transport a good deal of cargo. (more...)
Rockwell Collins (COL) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy"
- January 15, 2018

Rockwell Collins, Inc . ( COL ) stock is now trading 14.80% away from its average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of 2.52% from its 50 Days Moving Average and 1.53% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, June 23 by Jefferies. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, January 25. (more...)
This Battlefield 1 Map Is Going Free Tomorrow in Battlefield 1 This Battlefield 1 Map Is Going Free Tomorrow in Battlefield 1
- January 15, 2018

If you're a Battlefield 1 fan and you like to save money (and honestly, who doesn't?) you'll be pleased to know that the Prise de Tahure map from the Premium Pass and They Shall Not Pass expansion will soon be free for everyone to play on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One tomorrow, January 16. (more...)
One In Six Americans Own A Smart Speaker One In Six Americans Own A Smart Speaker
- January 15, 2018

Edison Research surveyed 1,816 US adults, finding 39 percent use their smart speaker instead of a traditional radio. 7 percent of Americans say they acquired at least one smart speaker during the season, while 4 percent say they acquired their first device. (more...)
Ex Motorstorm/Driveclub Leads Form Wushu Studios; Now Working on New Sci-Fi IP Ex Motorstorm/Driveclub Leads Form Wushu Studios; Now Working on New Sci-Fi IP
- January 15, 2018

Other members of the team from Evolution Studios include design director Nigel Kershaw and art director Stuart Trevor . The studio is located in Liverpool and was founded in August 2017. Progress on the prototype has been extremely positive, and the team are working with a number of talented artists, including former senior BioWare concept artist Alex Figini. (more...)
Acura 2019 RDX Prototype | New era for a popular crossover Acura 2019 RDX Prototype | New era for a popular crossover
- January 15, 2018

The 2019 RDX Prototype is a near production version of the 2019 RDX, which will go on sale later this year. Acura is building the new RDX on an Acura-only platform that gives it a lighter and stiffened body, new chassis and all-new powertrain that it says will be its quickest and best-handling RDX to date. (more...)
New Hyundai Veloster N Focuses On Ford's ST With 275 Horses New Hyundai Veloster N Focuses On Ford's ST With 275 Horses
- January 15, 2018

We've yet to see shots of the interior, but Hyundai is claiming it features a driver-focused layout and, on Turbo models, a contrasting colour scheme. In the base vehicle, which is likely to carry over simply being called Veloster, the engine produces 110kW and 180Nm and can be mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic. (more...)
PS4 Owners Can Sign Up For System Update 5.50 Beta PS4 Owners Can Sign Up For System Update 5.50 Beta
- January 15, 2018

The beta test is available in the following region along with the link to the sign-up for them. The Japanese PlayStation Blog is the first site to welcome sign-ups, stating (via Google Translate) that recruitment will be held between January 15 (today) and January 23. (more...)
Birdlike Dinosaur Had Iridescent Feathers, Scientists Say Birdlike Dinosaur Had Iridescent Feathers, Scientists Say
- January 15, 2018

The scientists have named the species as Caihong , the Mandarin word for rainbow. An global team of scientists studying the dinosaur, called Caihong juji , made the discovery by carefully analyzing tiny melanosomes, the part of the cells that contain pigment, in the fossil, which turned up dramatic evidence of the dinosaur's flamboyant plumage. (more...)
Stinger-Inspired Kia Forte Debuts Stinger-Inspired Kia Forte Debuts
- January 15, 2018

Few brands have delivered more surprises - or grown as fast - as Kia in recent years. The new Forte 2019 features an updated design which is reminiscent of the new Stinger . The transmission case also has an insulating cover that helps reduce some of the droning noises commonly associated with this kind of transmission. The goal here is fuel economy, and while complete figures have not been released, the automaker expects the auto to squeeze out 35 mpg combined - 3 mpg better than the ... (more...)
Minor girl gangraped, killed, one arrested Minor girl gangraped, killed, one arrested
- January 15, 2018

Her body was later mutilated after being dumped by her attackers. In another case of brutal sexual assault in Haryana, a 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly mutilating the private parts of a 10-year-old girl by inserting a wooden object, police said on Monday. (more...)
Honda Accord named auto of the Year Honda Accord named auto of the Year
- January 15, 2018

Meanwhile the 2017 Volvo XC60 won for best Utility Vehicle and the Lincoln Navigator took home the prize for Truck of the Year . It's the first vehicle of the year award for all three nameplates, although Honda and Volvo have both won the award recently. (more...)
(INTC) Shares Bought by Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC (INTC) Shares Bought by Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC
- January 15, 2018

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management Lp increased Altaba Inc stake by 43,860 shares to 372,838 valued at $24.70 million in 2017Q3. (more...)
Google Arts and Culture app matches you with your art doppelganger Google Arts and Culture app matches you with your art doppelganger
- January 15, 2018

Users can then choose to share their results through any social media channel, text, or email. The app jumped to number 1 in the education category on Google Play in US, UK, Ireland, and Canada. The feature appears to be limited to the USregion, but if you still want to use it, you most probably use a VPN and select your location to the US. The app can now finds if your selfie has a similar vintage portraits sitting right out of a museum. (more...)
Ford plans US$11b investment, 40 electric vehicles by 2022 Ford plans US$11b investment, 40 electric vehicles by 2022
- January 15, 2018

Ford's $11bn investment pledge is much higher than a previously announced target of $4.5bn by 2020 and was spearheaded by new chief executive Jim Hackett. Reports suggested the company has been working on a new EV strategy for around six months. The plan was finalized in recent months after an extensive review, a person familiar with the process said. (more...)
Russian Federation will not support USA attempts to change Iran nuclear deal: Lavrov Russian Federation will not support USA attempts to change Iran nuclear deal: Lavrov
- January 15, 2018

He also mentioned statements about USA plans to make public a certain major deal on the issue that would be satisfy all parties. "Unfortunately, our American colleagues and their allies still want to do business exclusively on the basis of issuing ultimatums and do not want to listen to the views of other centers of world politics", he said when asked about US President Donald Trump's position on the Iran nuclear deal. (more...)
How the feud between Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte has unfolded How the feud between Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte has unfolded
- January 15, 2018

Former Chelsea skipper Wise doesn't believe the Blues need to rush into potential deals for new players this month. Nevertheless, if Conte successfully convinces the hierarchy of the defender's worth soon, there could be a showdown in the current window featuring Chelsea and Man Utd , with both clubs possessing vast financial prospects. (more...)
Micromax Bharat Go will be India's first Android Go smartphone Micromax Bharat Go will be India's first Android Go smartphone
- January 15, 2018

Android Oreo (Go edition ) aka Android Go is a trimmed down version of Android Oreo aimed at low-priced smartphones . Micromax Bharat Go is the first Android Oreo Go Edition smartphone to be launched in India. Apparently, an average app will also be 15 percent faster on the Android Oreo Go. It was then announced that the version will be available by early 2018. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime appears on GFX benchmark website Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime appears on GFX benchmark website
- January 15, 2018

Some early reports have claimed that the Galaxy S9 family will come with an improved iris scanner and enhanced Infinity Display panels. South Korean tech giant Samsung is all set to launch its new smartphone, Galaxy On7 Prime, in India. (more...)
TAG Heuer announces another $1000+ smartwatch, the Connected Modular 41 TAG Heuer announces another $1000+ smartwatch, the Connected Modular 41
- January 15, 2018

The watch face on the Connected Modular 41 is 41mm in diameter which is smaller than the 45mm diameter of its predecessor. The new smartwatch will apparently retails for £1,200 when it goes on sale. Powering the smartwatch is an Intel Atom 34XX processor backed by 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. This is a 1.39-inch AMOLED display at 390 x 390 resolution for 326 ppi and 350 nits brightness. (more...)
Donaldson Sells 15322 Shares of EOG Resources Inc (EOG) Stock Donaldson Sells 15322 Shares of EOG Resources Inc (EOG) Stock
- January 15, 2018

Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.14% of its portfolio in EOG Resources, Inc . The firm owned 45,347,561 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 3,507,866 shares during the period. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 59,917 shares of the company's stock, valued at $6,846,116.42. (more...)
Nikkei: SoftBank Plans $18 Bln IPO Of Mobile Phone Unit This Year Nikkei: SoftBank Plans $18 Bln IPO Of Mobile Phone Unit This Year
- January 15, 2018

SoftBank Group, which saw its shares climb 4 percent on the news, has a vast range of holdings including stakes in British chip designer ARM Holdings ARM.L , struggling US wireless service provider Sprint Corp S.N as well as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd BABA.N . (more...)
Ross Stores (ROST) Upgraded to Buy at BidaskClub
- January 15, 2018

FMR LLC now owns 36,204,880 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $2,052,454,000 after buying an additional 1,852,111 shares during the last quarter. ICE's profit will be $427.07 million for 25.61 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.24 actual earnings per share reported by Parker-Hannifin Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.04% negative EPS growth. (more...)
Dark Souls Remastered Switch to Be Announced During Today's Nintendo Direct Dark Souls Remastered Switch to Be Announced During Today's Nintendo Direct
- January 15, 2018

Are you excited about the possibility of PS4 remaster of Dark Souls? According to the information, the game will launch on May 24th. Nintendo ended today's Direct Mini presentation with a very short trailer and a May 25 release for Dark Souls Remastered . (more...)
India launches 100th home-grown satellite India launches 100th home-grown satellite
- January 15, 2018

Lastly, India's 100th indigenously built satellite "Microsat" was put in orbit, almost one hour and forty-five minutes into the mission. Modi stated in another tweet. For instance, ISRO successfully launched the Mars Orbiter Mission called Mangalyaan in 2014 at a cost that was just a fraction of the budget of Hollywood Sci-Fi thriller Gravity . (more...)
Gilbert: Amazing Federer is clear Australian Open favourite Gilbert: Amazing Federer is clear Australian Open favourite
- January 15, 2018

The first Grand Slam of the year will offer a rare level of excitement because of the configuration of the draw, which you will read about in the player information section below. Open have continued with a first-round loss at the Australian Open . What did Roger Federer get in his return to Melbourne after that stunning, world-riveting performance in 2017? She will compete at Melbourne Park without a brand after her management were unable to agree to terms on an extension with Adidas. (more...)
Nintendo Direct: New Games Available For Nintendo Switch and 3DS Nintendo Direct: New Games Available For Nintendo Switch and 3DS
- January 15, 2018

P.S.: None of the rumors for the January Direct were correct (some of them were partially correct). Thank you to everyone who helped support Xbox One this holiday, npdgroup just reported our highest Xbox One December console share ever, looking forward to a big 2018! Free stuff: Demo for Dragon Quest Builders now available on Nintendo eShop. (more...)
'Dark Souls: Remastered' and new 'Mario Tennis' coming to Nintendo Switch 'Dark Souls: Remastered' and new 'Mario Tennis' coming to Nintendo Switch
- January 15, 2018

As someone who loves a good challenge from my games , the Dark Souls series has always been one that's called out to me. First off, the games. If you ever wanted to feel despair and hopelessness whilst on the bus or taking a dump, this could be the news for you. (more...)
Facebook Shares Plummet After News Feed Announcement Facebook Shares Plummet After News Feed Announcement
- January 15, 2018

And you'll see fewer cooking videos from brands and publications. We started making changes in this direction a year ago, but it will take months for this new focus to make its way through all our products. Organisations on Facebook may see the popularity of their posts decrease as a result, the firm acknowledged. "Pages whose posts prompt conversations between friends will see less of an effect". (more...)
50th Anniversary 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt cranks out 475 horsepower 50th Anniversary 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt cranks out 475 horsepower
- January 15, 2018

Molly McQueen , the grand daughter of the Hollywood icon, introduced the Bullitt Mustang with a modern (and tamer) recreation of the famous movie auto chase. Heading into the interior, " Bullitt badging can be found on the steering wheel and the Pony logo on the touchscreen shows up in Highland Green. It doesn't need to scream about anything - it's just cool". (more...)