Science


NASA's Opportunity rover completes 5000 days on Mars, celebrates by taking selfie NASA's Opportunity rover completes 5000 days on Mars, celebrates by taking selfie
- February 19, 2018

A Martian "sol" lasts about 40 minutes longer than an Earth day, and a Martian year lasts almost two Earth years. Ancient pieces of Mars have been resting on Earth in the form of meteorites, which scientists determined blew off Mars's surface millions of years ago. (more...)
Rumor of the day: Transformers franchise getting rebooted Rumor of the day: Transformers franchise getting rebooted
- February 19, 2018

We're actively developing live action and animated films, and have dated several under this new agreement. Back in 2015, Paramount and Hasbro recruited a star studded writers room to plot out the future of the Transformers movie franchise, resulting in last year's Transformers: The Last Knight - Michael Bay's fifth instalment - as well as the upcoming spinoff Bumblebee: The Movie , directed by Travis Knight , and up to 14 other potential projects . (more...)
Save $400 on the Verizon Google Pixel 2 XL Save $400 on the Verizon Google Pixel 2 XL
- February 18, 2018

Coming to the Google Pixel 2 XL , the 64GB storage variant of the device is available for Rs 54,999, down from its regular price of Rs 64,999 and the 128GB storage variant is available for Rs 63,999, down from its regular price of Rs 73,999. (more...)
The NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Earns Positive Rating from Mizuho
- February 18, 2018

The hedge fund run by Robert Rodriguez held 5,239 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $936,000, up from 3,014 at the end of the previous reported quarter. NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)'s EPS growth Analysis: Out of the important value indicator of stocks, EPS growth rate is most important. Brinker Capital holds 8,374 shares. (more...)
Party chat now available in the Xbox apps for Android and iOS Party chat now available in the Xbox apps for Android and iOS
- February 18, 2018

This Chatbox App feature is now rolling out on both Android and iOS smartphones. Microsoft yesterday announced the arrival of Xbox's Party Chat feature for its mobile apps on Android and iOS. The creator of a party will have the ability to change audio devices and mute participants. However, the only downside of using the new feature is that sound quality can't be guaranteed on the app as it depends on the type of smartphone that you are using. (more...)
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Price Target Raised to $80.00
- February 18, 2018

About 6.50 million shares traded or 4.89% up from the average. (NASDAQ: ATVI ). Illinois-based Prudential Public has invested 0% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Among 30 analysts covering Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. (more...)
Snap-on Incorporated (SNA) Expected to Post Earnings of $2.66 Per Share Snap-on Incorporated (SNA) Expected to Post Earnings of $2.66 Per Share
- February 18, 2018

It has underperformed by 24.32% the S&P500. Ashmore Wealth Management Llc increased its stake in Snap (SNA) by 13.9% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, February 6 with "Buy". The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report before the market opens on Thursday, February 8th. (more...)
Short Interest in Shaw Communications Inc (SJR) Expands By 110.0% Short Interest in Shaw Communications Inc (SJR) Expands By 110.0%
- February 18, 2018

Finally, TD Securities upgraded Shaw Communications to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Eqis Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in Shaw Communications by 49.8% in the fourth quarter. Robert Bishop is a member of the highly-regarded "Tiger Cub" club and concentrates his investment efforts on analyzing long/short equity strategies using a global perspective. (more...)
Volvo V60 teased ahead of debut Volvo V60 teased ahead of debut
- February 18, 2018

The images are quite low in resolution so it's hard to pinpoint keener details but they appear to be shot for some sort of video commercial or AV. The new V60 will share Volvo's new Scalable Product Architecture with the XC90 and V90, and will nearly certainly continue Volvo's current design philosophy of exclusively four-cylinder engines, with a petrol/electric hybrid of about 295kW and 640Nm combined at the top of the range. (more...)
22:19NASA's Hubble Historically Witnesses Neptune's Storm Dying 22:19NASA's Hubble Historically Witnesses Neptune's Storm Dying
- February 18, 2018

Since then, Hubble has given us a better look at the mysterious storms that appear and vanish. Over last three years, the telescope noticed that the storm has been shrinking in an extremely weird way, Nasa said. The new study, which included astronomers from UC Berkeley and Spain's University of Basque Country, is the first to show a vortex's death stage in action. (more...)
IOS 11 tips and tricks for business professionals (free PDF) IOS 11 tips and tricks for business professionals (free PDF)
- February 18, 2018

The iOS bug was first spotted by the Italian site Mobile World . Responding to iMore , Apple has said that a bug fix is coming in a minor update that will be rolled out ahead of iOS 11 .3. Just a month ago, people discovered that a odd hyperlink could cause Messages to crash . "In this case, the entire Springboard will be blocked". (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J4 leaks via Geekbench listing running Android Oreo Samsung Galaxy J4 leaks via Geekbench listing running Android Oreo
- February 18, 2018

Samsung will be introducing a new member in its Galaxy J series in the form of J4. The model SM-J400F resembles Samsung Galaxy J3 in that it has a 2 GB memory, it is powered by Exynos 7570 processor, and the benchmark scores of both the devices are quite similar. (more...)
EPS Forecast Revision Scan: Shake Shack Inc. (SHAK) EPS Forecast Revision Scan: Shake Shack Inc. (SHAK)
- February 18, 2018

Shake Shack Inc . (NYSE: SHAK ) has risen 9.19% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $0.55 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.42 to $0.68. (more...)
Global Direct Adaptive Steering Market 2018- Mobis, NSK, Mando, Nexteer, Thyssenkrupp, Bosch Global Direct Adaptive Steering Market 2018- Mobis, NSK, Mando, Nexteer, Thyssenkrupp, Bosch
- February 18, 2018

The analysis process has simplified in Automotive Signalling Wire report by segmenting the market on the basis of the key manufacturers , the scope of geographical regions , Automotive Signalling Wire products types and end-user applications . (more...)
Other Candidates May Have Been Helped By Russian Interference Other Candidates May Have Been Helped By Russian Interference
- February 18, 2018

Only minutes before, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov brushed off the charges . Senator Mark Warner has said that the special counsel has made an important step in holding Russian Federation accountable, with this indictment . (more...)
Holder Horseman Capital Management LTD Has Raised Tesla INC (TSLA) Holding
- February 18, 2018

The company had a trading volume of 5,640,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,120,000. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has risen 57.33% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. UBS has "Sell" rating and $195.0 target. Finally, Nomura restated a buy rating and set a $500.00 target price on shares of Tesla in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. (more...)
'Answer hate with love': President Trump addresses the nation after Florida shooting 'Answer hate with love': President Trump addresses the nation after Florida shooting
- February 18, 2018

Jones said the issue is far beyond politics. Trump said from the White House he's making plans to meet with families and local officials, and to continue coordinating the federal response. "I think it would be great if the governor, the speaker and the Senate president could immediately release dollars into our school districts to partner with their local sheriff's associations to do active shooting training within our schools", Jones said. (more...)
WINTON GROUP Ltd Has $4.21 Million Position in Amazon.com, Inc
- February 18, 2018

Front Barnett Associates Llc who had been investing in Amazon.Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $701.32 billion market cap company. LivePerson had 15 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, October 18. (more...)
Scientists Created New Form Of Light With Potential Use In Quantum Computing Scientists Created New Form Of Light With Potential Use In Quantum Computing
- February 18, 2018

Photons from two beams of normal light from flashlights, on the other hand, would pass right through each other. Among the observations that the researchers made, they also noticed that the normally zero-mass photons had taken on a fraction of an electron's mass when bound together. (more...)
NFL Mock Draft: Ebony Bird Round table picks the 1st round NFL Mock Draft: Ebony Bird Round table picks the 1st round
- February 18, 2018

If all four are considered top 10 overall prospects, then they all might be off the board before the 10th pick even comes around, making it nearly impossible for the Cardinals to land one at No. No other quarterback ranks in Kiper's top 25. NFL .com's Charlie Casserly says it will be USC's Sam Darnold and Chris Trapasso from CBS Sports thinks the Browns will take Baker Mayfield . (more...)
Ubisoft unveils Rainbow Six Siege's newest Operators, Finka and Lion Ubisoft unveils Rainbow Six Siege's newest Operators, Finka and Lion
- February 18, 2018

The Chimera update will see 2 new attacking operators added to the mix, Finka and Lion . Their bio pages go into far greater detail about their personal lives-early days, family woes, regrets, beefs with other Rainbow Sixers-which is interesting but, as far as I can tell, not particularly relevant to the space-zombie-shooting matter at hand unless you're deeply invested in Ubi's "Tom Clancy" game world. (more...)
Reliance JioPhone is now Available for Purchase on Amazon Reliance JioPhone is now Available for Purchase on Amazon
- February 18, 2018

In order to activate their Jio Phone, customers need to visit a Reliance Digital Store with the device, its original box, and Aadhaar card number. Now you can buy the Reliance JioPhone from the Mobikwik- the Digital wallet platform. A quick recap, the JioPhone comes with equipped with a 2.4-QVGA color display. JioPhone is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor under the hood coupled with 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage which can be expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. (more...)
Tongan keeps clothes on, comes 114th in Olympic ski Tongan keeps clothes on, comes 114th in Olympic ski
- February 18, 2018

Facing a battery of microphones and cameras long after the medal winners had departed, the affable 34-year-old spoke of his pride at not finishing last in one of the toughest races in cross-country skiing. "We fought together. We finished together". "You guys come and finish better than I finished", he said. "One day we were completely out of money and we had one last chocolate bar". (more...)
Spacewalk: Astronauts treated to 'amazing view' while fixing robot arm Spacewalk: Astronauts treated to 'amazing view' while fixing robot arm
- February 18, 2018

They are working on the station's 17-meter-long robotic arm. "You have been doing a great job today", a ground controller told Kanai before he returned to an airlock after more than five hours in the vacuum of space. The astronauts marveled over the Earthly vistas, from start to finish. The view while taking the spacewalk was particularly spectacular, with the astronauts doing the robot arm fix work as the sun rose over Peru, around 250 miles below. (more...)
Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion' with Russian Federation
- February 18, 2018

Three of the individuals named have been accused of alleged conspiracy to commit wire fraud while five others were charged with aggravted identity theft. "If there was ever any question, even a single question, there is no more ", Smith said. "We must not allow them to succeed", said Rosenstein. "Time will tell us more , but Russian Federation went to great lengths to undermine our democracy and the President won't protect us", he said. (more...)
Trump's National Security Advisor: Indictment Shows Evidence Of Russian Meddling Is Trump's National Security Advisor: Indictment Shows Evidence Of Russian Meddling Is "Incontrovertible"
- February 18, 2018

The US special prosecutor investigating Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election on Friday indicted 13 Russians for allegedly running a secret campaign to tilt the vote - prompting claims of vindication from President Donald Trump . (more...)
Final Metal Gear Survive beta is now live! Includes PC! Final Metal Gear Survive beta is now live! Includes PC!
- February 18, 2018

This fact combined with the atypical gameplay of Metal Gear Survive that deviates from the usual emphasis on stealth and tactics had some series fans anxious about the game, but reception of previous betas seems to be fairly decent so far. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida gunman but failed to act Federal Bureau of Investigation warned about Florida gunman but failed to act
- February 18, 2018

The remarks were in response to an Federal Bureau of Investigation statement released earlier in the day, which acknowledged that the law enforcement agency received a tip in January on Nikolas Cruz , the 19-year-old shooter, but failed to act. (more...)
Astronomers Haul in Another Horde of Kepler Planets Astronomers Haul in Another Horde of Kepler Planets
- February 18, 2018

A team of scientists working on Kepler K2 data analyze 275 candidate exoplanets out of which 149 were validated as real exoplanets. "This is more than twice as large as any other single haul of exoplanets found as part of the K2 mission ", Andrew Mayo from the National Space Institute at the Technical University of Denmark , told IBTimes UK . (more...)
BSNL Unveils New Unlimited Voice Calling Recharges at Rs. 99, Rs. 319 BSNL Unveils New Unlimited Voice Calling Recharges at Rs. 99, Rs. 319
- February 18, 2018

While Reliance Jio's prepaid plan priced at Rs 19 offers 0.15GB of 4G high speed data for one day. Airtel offers only ten days validity while Jio offers 28 days of validity. In this plan, the Airtel users will get 1.4GB data per day. Just like Jio, Airtel customers also get multiple options to choose from, where users get unlimited calls and data starting at 1GB per day. (more...)