Science


Polar Bears Really Are Starving Because of Global Warming, Study Shows Polar Bears Really Are Starving Because of Global Warming, Study Shows
- February 02, 2018

Collars attached to the bears documented the animals' location and activity levels over a period of eight to 10 days, while metabolic tracers tracked how much energy the bears expended. "Our study reveals polar bears' utter dependence on seals", said lead author Anthony Pagano, a wildlife biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). (more...)
Tesla's Model S P100D to have its own championship Tesla's Model S P100D to have its own championship
- February 02, 2018

A weekend will consist of 20 minutes for practice, 30 minutes of qualifying, and 2 races of 60 kilometers each, one of which will be organized on the day and the other at evening. Mark Gemmell, Electric GT Holdings Inc. Race power will be set to a maximum of 785bhp. Subsequent to the racing, four drivers will have the opportunity to accrue extra points in a "Drift Off" competition. (more...)
Mario Kart is coming to your phone Mario Kart is coming to your phone
- February 02, 2018

The chequered flag has been raised and the finish line is near. Mario Kart Tour will be released before March 2019, it added. Two years ago, Nintendo released Miitomo , a social app featuring avatars called Miis players could create. (more...)
Massive Leak Confirms Galaxy S9 Active, Galaxy Note 9 In The Pipeline Massive Leak Confirms Galaxy S9 Active, Galaxy Note 9 In The Pipeline
- February 02, 2018

Talking about the Samsung 2018 phones , the South Korean giant is certain to introduce Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. The Galaxy S9 Active shouldn't come as a surprise considering Samsung has launched the Active variants of all its Galaxy S flagship models since 2013. (more...)
EBay Inc. (EBAY) Shares Bought by Marathon Asset Management LLP
- February 02, 2018

The institutional investor held 8.82M shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $339.32 million, up from 1.32 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shares for $2.61 million were sold by FISHER STEPHEN on Friday, October 20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH now owns 128,635 shares of the e-commerce company's stock valued at $4,906,000 after acquiring an additional 39,465 shares during the ... (more...)
Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) Shares Bought by Bank of Montreal Can
- February 02, 2018

About 327,930 shares traded. Deutsche Bank maintained The Priceline Group Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has risen 50.96% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500. Sandler O'Neill has "Buy" rating and $119.0 target. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Which Smart Appliances Work With Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and More Which Smart Appliances Work With Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and More
- February 01, 2018

Google is releasing a pair of small but helpful new features for the Google Assistant today: it can now set alarms to music and look up TV schedules. That means you can start a load of laundry from your phone while at work, ask Google Assistant to preheat the oven, or automatically reorder dish detergent from Amazon when your dishwasher detects it's running low. (more...)
South Korean skiers arrive in North for joint training event South Korean skiers arrive in North for joint training event
- February 01, 2018

The North Koreans are the second and final batch of 22 athletes from their country who have won special entries from the International Olympic Committee for the February 9-25 games in Pyeongchang, South Korea . The original report titled "White Paper on Human Rights Violations in the U.S.in 2017", believed to have been written by Institute of International Studies in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, was released shortly before Trump delivered his State of the Union speech, while a ... (more...)
Waymo, GM steering the self-driving party Waymo, GM steering the self-driving party
- February 01, 2018

The biggest takeaway is that this is still Waymo (née Google) and GM's party, and everyone else is playing catch-up. It accelerated its testing to prepare for its ride-hailing fleet's launch this year, allowing it to "gather as much data as possible in order to improve [its] technology". (more...)
Maruti Suzuki India sells 1.51 lakh vehicles Maruti Suzuki India sells 1.51 lakh vehicles
- February 01, 2018

This segment grew by 26.8 per cent by selling a total of 20,693 cars when compared to 16,313 units in January 2017. Domestic sales saw a growth of 5 per cent while exports grew by 2.8 per cent year on year. The company sold 1,51,351 units in January 2018 against 1,44,396 units sold in January 2017. Exports for January 2018 stood at 2,616 vehicles, a growth of 15 per cent. (more...)
Apple results: iPhone X sales, China performance and battery bungle in focus Apple results: iPhone X sales, China performance and battery bungle in focus
- February 01, 2018

According to a new report, Apple may soon start manufacturing iPhone 6s variants in India. The Security and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice are also collecting information from Apple. Apple previously apologized for not being more up-front about the change. The San Diego-based chipmaker said Wednesday that orders from a large "thin modem" customer tailed off at worse-than-typical levels in the quarter. (more...)
General Motors Company (GM) stock closes Yesterday with $42.41 General Motors Company (GM) stock closes Yesterday with $42.41
- February 01, 2018

It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500. Advisors Capital Management Llc decreased Topbuild Corp stake by 12,102 shares to 70,464 valued at $4.59 million in 2017Q3. (NASDAQ:JD) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Wednesday, October 14. (more...)
Conservative Jeanne Ives Debates Republican Establishment Gov. Bruce Rauner Conservative Jeanne Ives Debates Republican Establishment Gov. Bruce Rauner
- February 01, 2018

State Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston told reporters after the remarks that Rauner's upbeat tone did not reflect reality. "The fact is there is another, much bigger Amazon-like opportunity to pursue". "As the governor said, with further improvements in the jobs climate, we can grow our economic base, which will generate more revenue for the state and grow our way out of the economic problem we're in today". (more...)
Celebrating Kalpana Chawla, 15 years after her death Celebrating Kalpana Chawla, 15 years after her death
- February 01, 2018

Columbia exploded a mere sixteen minutes before landing on Earth. The foam struck the shuttle, putting a hole in the left wing. Kalpana Chawla was born on March 17, 1962, in Karnal, Haryana. After repeated delay of her second mission which was also her last, it finally began on 2003. If you want to do something, what does it matter where you are ranked?, Nor does being a woman make a difference. (more...)
Budget 2018 | Customs duty on silk fabrics doubled to 20 per cent Budget 2018 | Customs duty on silk fabrics doubled to 20 per cent
- February 01, 2018

We are uncompetitive already and this will make things worse. As per the proposal, the customs duty on imported engine components could be raised from 7.5/10 percent to 15 percent. However, the increase in customs duty on the certain parts of TV might affect the manufacturing ecosystem adversely. "The industry is extremely competitive in these areas and this measure will not only encourage investments but also encourage technology development in these areas", Minda said. (more...)
Stone tools in India suggest earlier human exit from Africa Stone tools in India suggest earlier human exit from Africa
- February 01, 2018

This image provided by the Sharma Centre for Heritage Education, India in January 2018 shows a sample of artifacts from the Middle Palaeolithic era found at the Attirampakkam archaeological site in southern India. However, the finding is not without its sceptics. There is also only one fossil find of a forerunner to the Homo sapiens which has been associated with this style of tool making in the country, Petraglia pointed out. (more...)
Oppo A71 (2018) launches with Snapdragon 450, Oppo A71 (2018) launches with Snapdragon 450, "AI Beauty Recognition Technology"
- February 01, 2018

It's priced at PKR 19,899 in Pakistan, which at the moment means $179 or €144. The phone is expected to eventually launch in India, though that has not yet been confirmed. The polycarbonate structure of the A71 gets a premium metallic look to match the higher standards of the industry. Under the hood, Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC with Adreno 506 GPU and eight Cortex-A53 core CPU is clocked at 1.8GHz. (more...)
Huawei P20 to be announced on March 27 in Paris Huawei P20 to be announced on March 27 in Paris
- February 01, 2018

The company has started sending out media invites for a special event in Paris. However, there is no information on what the company will announce at the MWC 2018, but one could expect refreshed series of Matebook laptops and tablets. However, it seems that the company might skip MWC for the unveiling and will instead launch it on March 27. Most recently, Huawei tried to launch its high-end Mate 10 Pro, a phone with a 6-inch display, an AI-enabled chip and premium design to the U.S. (more...)
Don't miss tonight's Super Blue Moon Don't miss tonight's Super Blue Moon
- February 01, 2018

On the other side of the Pacific, where it was already nightfall, hundreds descended on the Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho complex, where telescopes and binoculars were plentiful. Missing out on the eclipse from his home in Virginia, he watched the event online Wednesday morning with his two children, ages 3 and 7. The cosmic event - a combination of lunar eclipse, blood moon and super moon - will be visible in the western hemisphere for the first time in 152 years. (more...)
Jan. 31 Super Blue Blood Moon Jan. 31 Super Blue Blood Moon
- February 01, 2018

The change in color, as the moon passed through Earth's shadow, was hard to make out on the East Coast. Auckland University Physicist Nicholas Rattenbury said the moon's expected "dusky red" glow will be a product of light refraction. (more...)
Leeds sky lit up in 'Super Blue Moon' lunar spectacle Leeds sky lit up in 'Super Blue Moon' lunar spectacle
- February 01, 2018

It was rare because, the moon gave three different scenes at a single time, i.e., a Super Moon, Blue Moon and Blood Moon. Supermoons - when the moon is in its closest orbit to the earth - and blue moons - when two full moons occur within a single calendar month - coincide about every two and a half years, according to Auckland's Stardome Observatory. (more...)
Bungie Reveals Upcoming Destiny 2 Development Roadmap Bungie Reveals Upcoming Destiny 2 Development Roadmap
- February 01, 2018

Bear in mind, these Destiny 2 upcoming changes aren't set in stone though, but it should at least give players an idea on what to expect from the shooter. Bungie motes the release dates may change, but everything listed is being worked on. "While there are larger projects in development, these are the game enhancements you'll find in your immediate future". (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Rose Gold variant Launched in India Xiaomi Redmi 5A Rose Gold variant Launched in India
- February 01, 2018

The smartphone is also available in two other colors - Dark Grey and Gold. Customers are required to recharge the smartphone with Rs 198 per month. The main highlight of the Redmi 5A is the triple card slot and Graphite cooling. Originally introduced in China last month, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A sports a metal finish with 5-inch 720p HD IPS screen. (more...)
You May Be Able To Run iPad Apps On Mac This Year You May Be Able To Run iPad Apps On Mac This Year
- February 01, 2018

Apple yesterday confirmed it is fielding questions from United States agencies about its move to slow down older iPhones as batteries weaken. The Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are probing Apple to determine whether it breached security laws by intentionally slowing down phones without informing customers, Bloomberg reports . (more...)
Nolan Bushnell 'applauds' Game Developers Conference for rescinding his award amid #MeToo Nolan Bushnell 'applauds' Game Developers Conference for rescinding his award amid #MeToo
- February 01, 2018

As Kotaku reports, rumors and reports of Bushnell's inappropriate behavior in the workplace towards female employees of Atari have been circulating for years. "'I find the aura of power and money is very intimidating to an terrible number of girls.' In response to these widely-circulated stories, some Twitter users created the hashtag #notnolan ". (more...)
Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 1/31/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 1/31/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- February 01, 2018

Los Angeles lost for the ninth time in its past 10 visits to Orlando despite shooting 47 percent. Orlando (15-34) are back home after an empty two-game road swing ended with a 114-107 defeat at Houston on Tuesday night. The Lakers are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Orlando, 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the favorite is 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings. Strength in numbers - The decision to re-insert Randle into the starting lineup has given the Lakers a potent amount of depth ... (more...)
Apple Confirms US Authorities Now Investigating Slowed-Down iPhones
- February 01, 2018

Apple's already high iPhone pricing has been increased by significant Indian taxes , and laws have impeded its attempts to establish an official retail presence in the country. In a statement Wednesday, Apple said it had received requests for information about the issue from US government agencies. Later that year, however, when investors started looking ahead to iPhones with features such as OLED screen and Apple's 10-year anniversary smartphone, the shares moved higher. (more...)
Hot Stocks For Today: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG), Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS)
- February 01, 2018

The stock increased 0.30% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $184.9. About 714,906 shares traded. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) has declined 2.87% since January 31, 2017 and is downtrending. The rating was initiated by Chardan Capital Markets with "Sell" on Tuesday, October 25. (NASDAQ: CLVS ) on Friday, September 15. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Clovis Oncology, Inc . (more...)
Going Through the Chart for Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS)
- February 01, 2018

The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $61.09 and compares with the $45.42 52-week low. About 486,257 shares traded. (NASDAQ:CLVS). Jpmorgan Chase And Co owns 69,146 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Sequoia Fincl Advsr Lc holds 1,042 shares. Meanwhile, during the same quarter Clovis Oncology, Inc. (more...)
Reuters banned from Winter Olympics opening ceremony after rehearsal photos leak Reuters banned from Winter Olympics opening ceremony after rehearsal photos leak
- February 01, 2018

The IOC, however, stated that doping-free athletes from Russian Federation might go to the 2018 Olympic Games under the classification of neutral athletes, or the OAR status, which stands for 'Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation'. The Kremlin spokesman added that athletes who win at the alternative event would receive compensation equal to what Moscow normally awards Olympic medalists. (more...)