Science


Super Blue Blood Moon; What is it? How to See it Super Blue Blood Moon; What is it? How to See it
- February 01, 2018

An astronomical event decades in the making had everyone watching the sky Wednesday morning. "We've had a lot of super moons and we┬┤ve had lunar eclipses , but it's rare that it also happens to be a blue moon ", Jason Aufdenberg, associate professor of physics and astronomy at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's campus in Daytona Beach, Florida, told AFP . (more...)
SpaceX launches Luxembourg satellite with used rocket SpaceX launches Luxembourg satellite with used rocket
- February 01, 2018

GovSat-1 is a joint mission involving the government of Luxembourg and commercial satellite operator SES, which is based in the small European country. In terms of payload-to-orbit capacity, the Falcon Heavy will be the most powerful launch vehicle to take flight since the Saturn V moon rocket. The so-called GovSat-1 satellite will provide, among other things, greater cyber protection for Luxembourg's European Union partners and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, including the United ... (more...)
Sharp announces new Aquos S3 Android One phone Sharp announces new Aquos S3 Android One phone
- February 01, 2018

This smartphone is water and dust resistant with IP68 rating. Apart from the borderline boring design, the Sharp S3 also misses out on a fingerprint sensor. Connectivity options on this dual SIM smartphone include 4G VoLTE, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2 etc. We're not sure if this one will have fast charging or USB-C port but we're hoping it still has a 3.5mm headphone jack. (more...)
Stargazers prepare for 'Super Blue Blood Moon' lunar eclipse Stargazers prepare for 'Super Blue Blood Moon' lunar eclipse
- February 01, 2018

The last time an event like this occurred was 1866, and it could help NASA scientists figure out where to land a rover on the moon for future lunar missions. "The moon is just setting as the eclipse really gets rolling for us at 7 a.m., 7:30 a.m.", she said. While the Earth revolves around the sun, the moon revolves around the Earth. (more...)
Say 'no' to Facebook's kids app, child experts say Say 'no' to Facebook's kids app, child experts say
- February 01, 2018

The watchdogs say that young children aren't able to "navigate the complexities of online relationships", and also "do not have a fully developed understanding of privacy, including what's appropriate to share with others and who has access to their conversations, pictures, and videos". (more...)
New Lister Thunder packs 666bhp and 200mph New Lister Thunder packs 666bhp and 200mph
- February 01, 2018

Rory McDonnell, head of sales and marketing at Lister, told Autocar that the auto is capable of accelerating from 0-62mph in 3.2sec, to 100mph in 6.8sec and a will have a top speed of 208mph. The dashboard, door cards, roof lining and steering wheel are all hand stitched in matching Nappa leather, with the seats, dashboard and roof lining all hand finished with a contrast stitching to match the accents of the exterior. (more...)
Crazy Volume Spikes for: GoPro, Inc. (GPRO)
- February 01, 2018

Gopro Inc Cl A Cmn (NASDAQ: GPRO)'s price to earnings ratio stood at 0. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides if their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too early to buy GoPro, Inc. The stock traded on impressive volume of 5.35 Million comparing to the average volume of 5451.37 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume ... (more...)
Microsoft's cloud bet continues to pay off in latest earnings
- January 31, 2018

Microsoft Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood added that the company's commercial cloud revenue grew 56% year over year to hit $5.3 billion in the FQ2 of 2018. Windows OEM revenue is up 4 percent year-over-year, but Windows commercial products and cloud services revenue decreased 4 percent due to what Microsoft describes as a "large deal in the prior year". (more...)
Do You Have Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) In Your Portfolio?
- January 31, 2018

Pacific Global Investment Management Company who had been investing in Chefs' Warehouse Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $587.74M market cap company. (NASDAQ:MU) or 25,000 shares. KeyCorp restated a "hold" rating on shares of Micron Technology in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Cypress Funds Ltd Llc reported 355,000 shares stake. (more...)
Ballentine Partners LLC Sells 6886 Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)
- January 31, 2018

The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 24 by Needham. Among 31 analysts covering Comcast Corporation ( NASDAQ:CMCSA ), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. $740,883 worth of stock was sold by Walker Karen on Monday, September 11. 121,390 shares were sold by Robbins Charles , worth $3.89 million. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares were sold by CHAMBERS JOHN T. (more...)
Google Flights to Find Cheaper Fares, Give Reason for Delays Google Flights to Find Cheaper Fares, Give Reason for Delays
- January 31, 2018

To do so, Google Flights will combine historical data with machine learning smarts to tell you when a delay may occur. Now, Google Flights will show you what isn't included in the fare from the outset, across Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines. (more...)
Red Hat to buy VC-backed CoreOS for $250 mln Red Hat to buy VC-backed CoreOS for $250 mln
- January 31, 2018

CoreOS also shares Red Hat's focus on improving security and enabling application portability across the hybrid cloud. As a connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners , and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. (more...)
The super blue blood moon: A trifecta of astronomical events The super blue blood moon: A trifecta of astronomical events
- January 31, 2018

Astronomy Professor, Mario De Leo-Winkler at the University of California, Riverside, said having three lunar events happening at the same time is extremely rare. The blood moon portion of the eclipse will enter totality at 4.51am and peak at 5.30am. It is anticipated by the scientists that the best view of the lunar eclipse in the United States will be along the West Coast. (more...)
Reeling in Gains as Shares Move Higher: Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA)
- January 31, 2018

About 4.73M shares traded or 46.87% up from the average. The Home Depot, Inc. Encana Corporation (TSE:ECA) has 0.00% since January 31, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 0.72% the S&P500. Cetera Advisor Network Limited Liability has 5,686 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. It was reported on Jan, 31 by Barchart.com. Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 25 insider sales for $27.37 million activity. (more...)
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Cuts Holdings in Union Pacific Co. (UNP)
- January 31, 2018

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.'s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $10,341,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in Union Pacific by 33.3% during the 2nd quarter. (more...)
There's a 'super blue blood Moon' on the rise There's a 'super blue blood Moon' on the rise
- January 31, 2018

The super blue moon will pass through Earth's shadow to give viewers in the right location a total lunar eclipse . The next super blue blood moon will be in 2037. The last time a complete lunar eclipse occurred was September 28, 2015. We will see temps in the 40's and low 50's tomorrow, more seasonal for this time of year. (more...)
Facebook Says It Will Prioritize Local News Posts Facebook Says It Will Prioritize Local News Posts
- January 31, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told The Selma Times-Journal on Monday that the decision stems from a cross-country tour he took with his wife in which he spoke with people in communities of different sizes. Anxious you aren't keeping up with all the local news and happenings when you log in to Facebook? The company added that "large local publishers will benefit, as well as publishers that focus on niche topics like local sports, arts, and human-interest stories". (more...)
Tag: Reliance Android Go Smartphone Tag: Reliance Android Go Smartphone
- January 31, 2018

The company did not disclose the release date of the smartphone yet. Google has re-worked on nearly its entire suit of apps, including Google Assistant, Google Maps, YouTube, Gmail, Play and more, for Android Go even as more and more developers are lending their support for the platform. (more...)
Lunar Eclipse to be visible early Wednesday morning Lunar Eclipse to be visible early Wednesday morning
- January 31, 2018

While the moon passes through the earth's shadow, it will take on a reddish tint, known as a " blood moon ". A blue moon is the name given when a second full moon occurs in the space of a calendar month. The most famous song about the moon being blue is a great American standard. Stargazers in parts of Tasmania, north of the Sunshine Coast and inland in the Northern Territory also had better luck. (more...)
Charging confirmed for new all-electric I-Pace Charging confirmed for new all-electric I-Pace
- January 31, 2018

Jaguar's first ever all-electric production vehicle, called the I-Pace , will be unveiled on March 1 ahead of a public debut at the Geneva motor show a week later. Unsurprisingly, the feedback on how the i-Pace copes with ice and properly low temperatures is positive, and if the electric SUV can cope with -40C it should be just fine most other places. (more...)
Research Ratings: Danaher Corporation (DHR), ArcelorMittal (MT)
- January 31, 2018

At the current valuation, this equates to a dividend yield of 1.84%. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 38,623 shares of company stock worth $3,206,426. More notable recent Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: "Danaher (DHR) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Top Estimates, Up Y/Y" on January 30, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Earnings Reaction History: Danaher Corporation, 62.5% Follow-Through Indicator ..." published on January 30, 2018, ... (more...)
Domino's Pizza Group (DOM) Given Buy Rating at Canaccord Genuity Domino's Pizza Group (DOM) Given Buy Rating at Canaccord Genuity
- January 31, 2018

It has outperformed by 45.36% the S&P500. The stock of Kinder Morgan, Inc. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with "Hold" rating and GBX 750 target in Friday, July 31 report. Therefore 42% are positive. Legal & General Group Plc raised its position in Domino's Pizza by 234.0% in the third quarter. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Samsung provides more evidence the foldable Galaxy X could arrive this year Samsung provides more evidence the foldable Galaxy X could arrive this year
- January 31, 2018

Samsung posted $61.5 billion (65.98 trillion won) in overall revenue with an operating profit of a staggering $14.13 billion (15.15 trillion won) for Q4 2017. The OLED panel business will strengthen its competitiveness in the premium segment with the release of foldable panels, and focus on expanding new applications in areas such as automotive electronics by capitalizing on its technology and cost competitiveness. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Surpasses 14.86 Million Consoles Sold Since Launch Nintendo Switch Surpasses 14.86 Million Consoles Sold Since Launch
- January 31, 2018

Today Nintendo updated its shipment numbers for Switch and 3DS to December 31st, 2017, and there are certainly a whole lot of hybrid consoles that have hit the shelves over the past nine months. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - a rerelease of a Wii U title - has sold 7.33 million copies, with launch title The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild selling 6.70 million. (more...)
Overwatch Patch Nerfs Mercy, Junkrat Overwatch Patch Nerfs Mercy, Junkrat
- January 31, 2018

What do you think about the changes that Blizzard implemented with this patch for Overwatch? After a couple of months, the expected moment arrived for all the Overwatch fans who would like to play the title on Xbox One X: players can now play the Blizzard FPS in 4K! An Overwatch update now on the game's live server drastically alters Mercy's ultimate, Valkyrie, and nerfs Junkrat's Concussive Mine ability. (more...)
Killer whale learns to imitate human speech in world first Killer whale learns to imitate human speech in world first
- January 31, 2018

It can also blow raspberries. A killer whale living in captivity has surprised scientists by allegedly learning to "speak" human words through its blowhole. It's apparently mimicking the words "hello", "bye bye", "one" and "two". Throughout the study, Wikie's success was first judged by her two trainers and then confirmed from recordings by six independent adjudicators who compared them to the original sound, without knowing which was which. (more...)
Ken Ramirez leaves Renault for new leadership role with Nissan Ken Ramirez leaves Renault for new leadership role with Nissan
- January 31, 2018

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has emerged as the world's biggest seller of light vehicles in 2017, bumping Volkswagen Group from the top. There isn't a previous total to compare the figure as Renault Nissan only joined with Mitsubishi during 2016. (more...)
SpaceX Scrubs GovSat-1 Launch SpaceX Scrubs GovSat-1 Launch
- January 31, 2018

The launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket carrying the GovSat 1 communication satellite atop has been scrubbed due to a problem in the sensor of the rocket. This time around, the first stage will splash down into the ocean. While part of the capacity of the GovSat-1 satellite will be used to meet Luxembourg's requirements for military-frequency satellite communications, the plan is to resell GovSat-1's additional communication capabilities to allied and partner countries as well as to global ... (more...)
IOS 12 to focus on performance and reliability IOS 12 to focus on performance and reliability
- January 31, 2018

These are likely to arrive next year (2019), probably with " iOS 13". The company reports quarterly earnings on Thursday. The handsets may become "more responsive" and "less prone to cause customer support issues.' Although there is no official word on the matter, we may get a clearer picture of what's about to come at this year's WWDC 2018 conference". (more...)
January Update to Office for Mac Includes Reading Tools, Coauthoring Improvements, AutoSave January Update to Office for Mac Includes Reading Tools, Coauthoring Improvements, AutoSave
- January 31, 2018

Additional file and folder actions are available via the share sheet. These new features make Office and OneDrive the best place to work on iPad and iPhone . Microsoft has added indicators in coauthored documents to allow users to see who else is working with them on a shared document. On the visual side, OneDrive has support for more file types, with thumbnail icons for more than 130 file types, making it much easier to find what you need as you scroll through the list view. (more...)