Science


Korea to Send Orchestra to S. Korea to Perform During Olympics Korea to Send Orchestra to S. Korea to Perform During Olympics
- January 16, 2018

North Korea agreed Monday to send a 140-member art troupe including an orchestra to South Korea during next month's PyeongChang Winter Olympics . The North said it would send a director of its arts and performance bureau, a conductor, the leader of North Korea's orchestra and an orchestra administrator. (more...)
GM plans driverless auto launch next year GM plans driverless auto launch next year
- January 16, 2018

For instance, the autonomous Bolts will have no steering-wheel-mounted airbag because they have no steering wheel. Not only will the cars have no steering wheel, but they also won't have a brake or gas pedal. Based on the Chevy Bolt, the electric Cruise AV will initially be employed in a ride-hailing capacity and operate within a pre-determined, well-mapped "geo-fenced" area, so it won't be entirely off the leash. (more...)
Best Buy lists the latest Sony Xperia phones on pre-order Best Buy lists the latest Sony Xperia phones on pre-order
- January 16, 2018

Knowing Sony's track record of regularly overpricing its United States unlocked Xperia phones, then vainly trying to sweeten the deals with frequent discounts across authorized retailers like Amazon , Best Buy and B&H Photo Video , we weren't very encouraged to see the Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 unveiled at CES 2018 sans word of MSRPs. (more...)
Russell Investments Group Ltd. Lowers Position in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS)
- January 16, 2018

The company has market cap of $1.34 billion. The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $21.67. About 975,763 shares traded or 17.23% up from the average. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of SEAS . 41 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 3.00 million shares stake. (more...)
Four-Player Stardew Valley Multiplayer Teased, Creator Four-Player Stardew Valley Multiplayer Teased, Creator "Can't Wait to Share"
- January 16, 2018

Following the tweet , fans had some questions about the multiplayer update, and Barone responded to a couple of them. It sounds like it's shaping up well too: "Being in the same room and yelling at each other about what to do next, or if anyone has any stone, is great fun". (more...)
Tag: republic day sale Tag: republic day sale
- January 15, 2018

Mega e-commerce seller Amazon India is bringing exciting offers back on January 21 with its Great Indian Sale - Republic Day edition. The Amazon Prime members will able to get their hands on the top deals starting January 20 at 12PM. Here's a look at what we can expect from the upcoming online sale. Amazon will also have discounts on its own products, including the Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Paperwhite Starter Pack, Fire TV Stick, and a range of eBooks. (more...)
Milwaukee Bucks Game Recap: Playoff Pedigree Milwaukee Bucks Game Recap: Playoff Pedigree
- January 15, 2018

The Heat held the Bucks to 31.6 percent shooting, including 4-of-28 on 3-pointers (14.3 percent). -James Johnson, who did a great job of slowing down Antetokounmpo, made his first start since December 16th. Winslow had been out with a knee injury since December 13 and while he only played for 13 minutes, he put in a well-rounded game with three points, four assists, and four rebounds. (more...)
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...)