Science


Molson Coors Brewing Co (TAP) Stake Maintained by Empyrean Capital Partners Lp
- August 18, 2017

The stock has "Sell" rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 14. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold" on Thursday, July 13. Suntrust Robinson maintained Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS) rating on Friday, September 23. The insider Cox Simon sold $43,444. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $71.77. Trio-Tech International (TRT) has risen 56.80% since August 17, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
FCA Joins the Autonomous Driving Party with BMW, Intel FCA Joins the Autonomous Driving Party with BMW, Intel
- August 18, 2017

FCA's chief executive, Sergio Marchionne , has said repeatedly he would like to merge FCA with another large firm for better economies of scale. The partners have been working on the design and development of scalable architecture that can be easily deployed on vehicles from several manufacturers, across the industry. (more...)
Leaked Image Teases Major iPhone 8 Feature Leaked Image Teases Major iPhone 8 Feature
- August 18, 2017

But it also featured an image of a smartphone nearly identical to recent renders claiming to represent Apple's next iPhone. Simply put, it's the component that will allow the iPhone 8 to offer wireless charging . The same report also hints that Apple may not enable wireless charging initially. While leaks have to yet to reveal what this inductive charging pad looks like, it is said to use the standard Qi charging technology over Apple's proprietary system. (more...)
Skype's new mobile design arrives on the desktop for Windows 10 testers Skype's new mobile design arrives on the desktop for Windows 10 testers
- August 18, 2017

The new Skype Preview for desktop has been created to take full advantage of the increased screen real estate on desktops. Skype Preview features improvements to chat and group calling, with real-time screen and photo sharing. Microsoft has announced the release of Skype Preview for Mac and Windows desktops. Who can try the Skype desktop preview? You should now be able to install the new Skype on your WIndows 10 PC, Anniversary Update or higher. (more...)
Dangers of the Solar Eclipse Dangers of the Solar Eclipse
- August 18, 2017

If you only look at the sun for 10 seconds at a time but do that repeatedly, that will damage your eye significantly more than just viewing it for 10 seconds once. "There is so much light energy that comes out through that little tiny sliver of the sun that that alone could cause a burn to the retina", Dr. Oliver said. (more...)
Calling All Solar Eclipse Chasers, Where Will You Be On August 21st? Calling All Solar Eclipse Chasers, Where Will You Be On August 21st?
- August 18, 2017

Andre issued a statement saying that the Board of Education approved the decision to make August 21 a non-attendance day. So users are able to see what the eclipse would look like if you were standing on the sun, or looking down on the North Pole. (more...)
Things to Know About the August 21 Eclipse Things to Know About the August 21 Eclipse
- August 18, 2017

Schools, including those in the New Orleans area, are approaching Monday's eclipse with a sense of caution, seeking permission slips from parents, planning for activities to stay indoors, and in some cases closing early. Or one can avoid all that and take in a 95-percent eclipse viewing right here in Yuma at the public library. The eclipse will start at 9:06 a.m. (more...)
Bremer Trust National Association Has $2.18 Million Position in NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Bremer Trust National Association Has $2.18 Million Position in NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- August 18, 2017

Perry sold 16,281 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th. Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 401,800 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock valued at $58,084,000 after buying an additional 159,282 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Gazing at 1963 eclipse for just 20 seconds partially blinded OR man Gazing at 1963 eclipse for just 20 seconds partially blinded OR man
- August 18, 2017

According to Today , Tomososki began to see flashes in his vision, similar to the spots that occur when a picture is taken with a flashbulb. By that night, both Tomososki and Roger were having vision problems. "I'm going to go out and enjoy it", he said. Dr. Brandon Lujan of the Casey Eye Institute in OR tells KGW that looking at the solar eclipse for "even an instant" can damage the eyes. (more...)
IOS 11 'Cop Button' Will Temporarily Disable Touch ID IOS 11 'Cop Button' Will Temporarily Disable Touch ID
- August 18, 2017

Rapidly clicking the sleep/wake button five times will automatically disable Touch ID and present you with the Emergency SOS slider. This new setting (being called a "cop button") is now in beta and seems to be designed as a way to automate emergency service calls, as well. (more...)
Student arrested for the destruction of the Confederate statue Student arrested for the destruction of the Confederate statue
- August 18, 2017

She said her actions were justified because Confederate statues represent white supremacy. The statue of a Confederate soldier was dedicated in 1924 . The incident took place outside of the old Durham County courthouse on Main street. In Robeson County, a Confederate soldier monument is in front of the courthouse. (more...)
United States allies 'trust Vladimir Putin more than Donald Trump' United States allies 'trust Vladimir Putin more than Donald Trump'
- August 18, 2017

The Canadians are against the current of this trend, as 22 % of them say they have confidence in Trump compared to 19 % for Putin. Of the 36 countries surveyed, Pew said 22 said they have more confidence in Putin. to slash staff at its diplomatic missions. Results from the United States , which was also part of the survey, weren't included in this question, and China wasn't polled. (more...)
Sony Xperia XZ1 Factory CAD Renders Surface, Reveal a Very Familiar Design Sony Xperia XZ1 Factory CAD Renders Surface, Reveal a Very Familiar Design
- August 18, 2017

The new meal that Sony is cooking, seems to be a Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact as it's new leaks has surfaced. If the leaks are true, we may not see any notable differences in the design side of things. Besides that, it should house the most powerful processor in the market, Snapdragon 835 , along with a 2600 mAh battery to take care of your power needs. (more...)
Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Your complete guide Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Your complete guide
- August 18, 2017

Never stare at the sun directly during a partial eclipse or at any other time; you can easily permanently damage your eyes . At 1:07 p.m., the party takes place on the museum's level 3 terrace for the totality . "Students and parents should understand the inherent risks of looking directly into the sun during the eclipse and plan accordingly", the school system said in a release Wednesday. (more...)
Quake Champions enters early access next week Quake Champions enters early access next week
- August 18, 2017

Quake Champions' free-to-play version will launch at a later date. Now in closed beta , the game will be made available both through Steam and through publisher Bethesda's own launcher, with Early Access available for £20/$30 Dollars, a discount on the projected final retail price of £30/$40 USD. (more...)
Acquires 8172 Shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI)
- August 18, 2017

Busey Trust CO purchased a new stake in Johnson Controls International PLC during the first quarter worth $2,994,000. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $50.43. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.07 earnings per share . Johnson Controls International plc (JCI ) has 937.7 Million shares outstanding and 927.1 Million shares were floated in market. (more...)
Microsoft buys Cycle Computing to strengthen cloud business Microsoft buys Cycle Computing to strengthen cloud business
- August 17, 2017

According to the company, the deal will enable its users to use high-performance computing as well as other "Big Computing" capabilities that will improve how they run their workloads in the cloud. "We are committed to providing customers a seamless migration experience to Azure if and when they choose to migrate", the company said in a statement. (more...)
Comcast's Xfinity Mobile wireless plans arrive nationwide Comcast's Xfinity Mobile wireless plans arrive nationwide
- August 17, 2017

Phones on Xfinity Mobile won't always be on the network, though, and when possible, they'll automatically connect to nearby Wi-Fi hotspots so data use is curbed. So far, Comcast reported that almost 70 percent of customers are connecting to Xfinity WiFi when they're in transit. The $45 unlimited talk, text and data plan (reduced speeds after 20 GB) is priced $20 lower than it was initially and has no line access fees for up to five lines. (more...)
View (partial) solar eclipse next Monday View (partial) solar eclipse next Monday
- August 17, 2017

The most dramatic view will be at 10:33 a.m., a point when the moon's shadow blocks almost 70 percent of the sun. As of Tuesday, the group had almost exhausted their supply of glasses reserved for the community, according to Chen, and 34 individuals indicated that they plan to attend the viewing, with 46 others expressing interest. (more...)
A new Overwatch animated short will debut at Gamescom A new Overwatch animated short will debut at Gamescom
- August 17, 2017

Here's what's on the development slate for Overwatch patch 1.14 . On Monday, August 21 , Blizzard will also release a special preview video of all the playable content bring showcased at the event at 12pm eastern, 5pm United Kingdom and 6pm CET. (more...)
Han Solo Movie: New image teases the Death Star Han Solo Movie: New image teases the Death Star
- August 17, 2017

In fact, Ron Howard has unveiled a photo of scenery, where there are the accessories of a soldier of the Empire. That Han Solo solo movie may have just made a huge reveal. At work: Ron also posted a picture on his Twitter account of a gold-plated R2 unit rather than its iconic blue bodywork and wrote: "These droids can be so damn intractable". (more...)
PS4 Firmware Update 5.0 Beta Out Today PS4 Firmware Update 5.0 Beta Out Today
- August 17, 2017

If you signed up for the beta and are accepted, you should receive an email today including instructions on how you can download and test out the new system software. Shared tracks can be listened to directly from the message or through the Spotify app from the PS Messages app on mobile and added to a playlist. PlayStation VR now supports 5.1ch and 7.1ch virtual surround sound through your headphones when watching Blu-rays and DVDs in Cinematic Mode, making for an even more immersive ... (more...)
Trump slams 'grandstanders' who quit CEO council over Charlottesville Trump slams 'grandstanders' who quit CEO council over Charlottesville
- August 17, 2017

Brian Krzanich , the CEO of Intel , has resigned from U.S. president Donald Trump's manufacturing council following Trump's less than fullsome denunciation of the neo-Nazi demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend. (more...)
Deadline for Google Lunar X Prize Moon Race Extended Through March 2018 Deadline for Google Lunar X Prize Moon Race Extended Through March 2018
- August 17, 2017

Today XPRIZE said the deadline has been reworked, giving teams until March 31, 2018, to complete their missions. The second place team will win a $5 million purse. Google Lunar XPRIZE, the space exploration competition sponsored by Google, is offering additional prize money to finalists who can complete two in-space missions as it extends program's deadline to 2018. (more...)
Fair visibility forecast for Monday's solar eclipse in the Carolinas Fair visibility forecast for Monday's solar eclipse in the Carolinas
- August 17, 2017

Utility companies across the country are preparing for the unexpected next Monday when the moon crosses in front of the sun, creating the first total solar eclipse in for the US nearly than 40 years. CAISO said it has prepared for the solar eclipse's effects for more than a year, including studying a 2015 eclipse in Germany, when fears over reliable ramping up and down again of solar and its impact on the electricity network proved mostly unfounded. (more...)
Montgomery County Schools plans activities for solar eclipse Montgomery County Schools plans activities for solar eclipse
- August 17, 2017

Monday's eclipse will begin in Pueblo at 10:23 a.m. and hit its maximum at 11:49 a.m. The next solar eclipse similar to this one will be witnessed by India in 2034. Hybrid is when the distance between the Earth and moon are so balanced that the curvature of the Earth comes into play. "These will include the standard " eclipse glasses " and pinhole projection viewers". (more...)
Historians Question Trump's Comments on Confederate Monuments Historians Question Trump's Comments on Confederate Monuments
- August 17, 2017

Trump's larger point was valid, however, regardless of the mocking coverage it received from the likes of CNN's Jim Acosta, who suggested the president "needs to go back to history 101" for his discomfort over the removal Confederate monuments - one of the issues that sparked the rally in the first place. (more...)
Woman accused of snorting cocaine in school pickup line Woman accused of snorting cocaine in school pickup line
- August 17, 2017

Hester allegedly responded that she had "a little bit of drugs". A field test later determined that half a gram of white powder found in her purse was cocaine, according to WFTX. "Especially when there's kids of all ages here", 13-year-old Sara Millican said. "She's responsible for other people's lives and she's driving a vehicle where my kids are walking and other kids", Lexington Middle School parent Katie Lindsay told WZVN. (more...)
Alibaba Sees Huge Growth From the Cloud Alibaba Sees Huge Growth From the Cloud
- August 17, 2017

Alibaba Cloud this year announced plans to open data centers in Malaysia , Indonesia, and India , expanding its worldwide footprint to 14 countries and regions. Alibaba's stock is up by over 81 per cent this year, lifted by steady increases in revenue for its commerce business and strong growth in its cloud computing and entertainment units, even as investments in offline stores are yet to pay off. (more...)
10-year-old girl gives birth after being raped and refused abortion 10-year-old girl gives birth after being raped and refused abortion
- August 17, 2017

Dr Dasari said the C-section was "uneventful" despite the "high-risk pregnancy" and added that doctors hope the underweight infant will recover. According to the doctors, both mother and child are said to be safe. The parents have reportedly put the baby up for adoption. The 10-year-old is expected to remain in hospital for a week to 10 days. As is the case with the vast majority of reported rapes in India, the rapist was known to the victim. (more...)