Science


See Dramatic Cyclones Churning on Jupiter's Surface in These New NASA Photos See Dramatic Cyclones Churning on Jupiter's Surface in These New NASA Photos
- March 10, 2018

The scientists said Jupiter's jet streams, related to the familiar stripes on its surface, plunge some 1,800 miles (3,000 km) below cloud level, and that its deep interior is comprised of a fluid hydrogen and helium mixture that rotates as if it were a solid body. (more...)
Musicians can now post messages directly to their Google Search Featured Panels Musicians can now post messages directly to their Google Search Featured Panels
- March 10, 2018

Googles Blog post featured the following artists: Lorde , Steve Aoki , Sia , Son Litte, Sofi Tukker , Shakira , and Kygo . It's even easier to stay updated with your favorite musicians, because they now have the power to post directly to the front page of Google's search results! If it sounds a lot like Twitter, that's because it essentially is - right down to the verified blue checkmark that will let you know that posts are truly from the artist (or at least their permitted ... (more...)
Super Smash Bros. smashing onto Switch 2018, time to ink Fox Super Smash Bros. smashing onto Switch 2018, time to ink Fox
- March 10, 2018

While it saw a sequel on the 3DS called Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, it's heartening to see Nintendo bring the original to a new audience on the 3DS as a remake. Unique to Nintendo Switch , Okami HD will offer new functionality for the Celestial Brush, taking advantage of the Nintendo Switch system's touchscreen and motion-control support to create intuitive new ways to solve puzzles and defeat foes. (more...)
Amazon Explains What Is Causing Alexa To Laugh Spontaneously Amazon Explains What Is Causing Alexa To Laugh Spontaneously
- March 10, 2018

Amazon says Alexa will only respond to a follow-up commands if she's "confident" that it is a legitimate request and not just background noise. According to reports compiled by BuzzFeed, there are times when Alexa would suddenly laugh for no reason. (more...)
The Mario Tennis Aces Release Date Has Leaked The Mario Tennis Aces Release Date Has Leaked
- March 09, 2018

There are a few new gameplay mechanics in this installment. The real question here though is what other games Nintendo is going to talk about. Mario steps onto the court in classy tennis garb for intense rallies against a variety of characters in full-blown tennis battles. (more...)
Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond
- March 09, 2018

Researchers said that the presence of ice inside the diamonds suggests that pockets of watery fluids exist deep in the mantle, the Earth's layer that is sandwiched between the crust and the core and is made up mostly of solid and very hot rock under huge pressure. (more...)
Sea of Thieves' final beta is open to everyone Sea of Thieves' final beta is open to everyone
- March 09, 2018

The Merchant Alliance has also arrived to the Sea of Thieves as a new trading company. To install, you will just need to search for and install the Sea of Thieves Final Beta. During a developer update about the final beta, executive producer Joe Neate explained that the studio wants to have a greater number of players trying the game out than before, and in order to do so it has opened up the trial to everyone. (more...)
Valve is Going to Start Shipping Games Again Valve is Going to Start Shipping Games Again
- March 09, 2018

It seems that Gabe has heard the fans' insistent pleas, and he's ready to oblige. Speaking at the press presentation for Valve's latest, Artifact , Newell said: " Artifact is the first of several games that are going to be coming from us, so that's sort of good news". (more...)
Jon Favreau confirms live-action Star Wars TV series Jon Favreau confirms live-action Star Wars TV series
- March 09, 2018

Favreau already has a storied relationship with the Star Wars franchise having voiced a character in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series, and also has a role in the Han Solo movie launching in cinemas this summer. And this isn't the only Disneyland to get their Star Wars world, but Florida will also be getting their very own as soon as California's is set up. (more...)
Waymo is testing self-driving trucks in Atlanta Waymo is testing self-driving trucks in Atlanta
- March 09, 2018

Waymo is starting out small with this pilot test, using these semi trucks to carry cargo destined for Google's data centers. Both companies recently came to a settlement and are now discussing a potential partnership. Waymo is approaching this new pilot much in the same way it approached driverless cars, by putting them on the road with a safety driver ready to take over whenever the need may arise. (more...)
Facebook expanding deal with Major League Baseball Facebook expanding deal with Major League Baseball
- March 09, 2018

Last season , Facebook livestreamed 20 Friday games as a simulcast with the teams' local television broadcasts. Regardless of the success of platforms like Twitter and Facebook (and Amazon in snatching the Thursday Night Football deal away from Twitter last year ) getting these games on their platforms, the big primetime moments still elude those platforms and are all but locked up by incumbents. (more...)
Mario Tennis Aces Pre-Launch Tournament Announced
- March 09, 2018

While the Zone Shot incorporates motion controls in a small way, Nintendo is not missing the opportunity to provide a true tennis experience, either. In Swing Mode, players can use their Joy-Con controllers like a tennis racket, swinging them to initiate the tennis swings in the game. What's more, online tournements will be held periodically. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 available in S. Korea for pre-order buyers Samsung Galaxy S9 available in S. Korea for pre-order buyers
- March 09, 2018

Before the MWC 2018 , we learned Samsung nixed the in-display fingerprint sensor for Galaxy Note 9 and now it won't be ready again. "According to our understanding of the technologies, under-display fingerprint solutions may now have many technical issues (e.g. (more...)
Google Lens is coming to all Android smartphones via Google Photos app Google Lens is coming to all Android smartphones via Google Photos app
- March 09, 2018

Android 9.0 is also set to include support for Wi-Fi Round-Trip-Time (RTT) so apps can make use of indoor positioning to navigate locations like malls. Google showcased its Lens app to the world at its developer's conference I/O in 2017. As expected , there are some behind-the-scenes changes that Google has made. (more...)
Vetr Upgrades Akamai Technologies (AKAM) to Strong-Buy Vetr Upgrades Akamai Technologies (AKAM) to Strong-Buy
- March 09, 2018

Akamai Technologies, Inc .is engaged in providing cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing content and business applications over the Internet. The hedge fund run by Peter Adam Hochfelder held 2.26 million shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $96.65 million, down from 2.51 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Apple's Bengaluru supplier achieves zero waste in record time Apple's Bengaluru supplier achieves zero waste in record time
- March 09, 2018

Out of the 756 suppliers spanning 30 different countries, 197 suppliers were audited for the first time. Apple has also announced the launch of a women's' health initiative at its supplier plants, with a goal of reaching 1 million women by 2020. (more...)
Mario Tennis Aces Gets a Release Date Mario Tennis Aces Gets a Release Date
- March 09, 2018

First of all, the game will feature a wide cast of characters such as Mario , Peach, Luigi and Bowser, who can be taken to multiplayer content (online or local) and a story mode - the first since 2005's Mario Tennis: Power Tour on the Game Boy Advance where they will work to complete missions and boss fights against entities like a massive Piranha Plant. (more...)
Mobile Version Announced with Cross-Platform Play with Nearly All Other Versions Mobile Version Announced with Cross-Platform Play with Nearly All Other Versions
- March 09, 2018

It's coming to iOS devices first, with Android support coming later this year. There's now no word as to whether or not Xbox One will eventually be included in the mix. This is available on PC and PlayStation 4 as well as iOS and Android when it launches there. Console quality graphics and action. With this being the case, players will be able to join up with friends across different devices in order to play with one another without being inhibited by not having the same piece of ... (more...)
Sane Trilogy Removes All Reference to Naughty Dog On Other Platforms Sane Trilogy Removes All Reference to Naughty Dog On Other Platforms
- March 09, 2018

If you're feeling nostalgic for a '90s platformer and don't own a PS4 you're in luck. The remake of the classic PlayStation games is also coming to PC and Xbox One. Sane Trilogy confirms previous rumors which suggested that the recent remastered collection would no longer be a PlayStation 4 exclusive. You can view the trailer in its entirety below. (more...)
H1Z1 Goes Free-To-Play Eight Days After Leaving Early Access H1Z1 Goes Free-To-Play Eight Days After Leaving Early Access
- March 09, 2018

The history of this game is a very turbulent one, but the short version is that it once ruled the Steam charts in 2015 before failing to deliver on a lot of promises made by developer Daybreak Games. At roughly 18:00 GMT you will be able to download H1Z1 for free on Valve's Steam storefront, no longer having to pay the £14.99 entry price. If you recall, H1Z1 was originally conceived as a free-to-play title, back when Daybreak was Sony Online Entertainment and back when H1Z1 was an ... (more...)
Praise the Sun: Dark Souls amiibo coming, network test planned Praise the Sun: Dark Souls amiibo coming, network test planned
- March 09, 2018

Meanwhile, for Nintendo Switch owners, there's a new Amiibo that you'll be able to add to your collection. A Solaire of Astora will be released alongside the game on May 25th. The specifics for exactly when this demo will drop have yet to be known, though we'll make sure to lay down a summon sigil for you when the time is right. (more...)
Luigi's Mansion Remake Coming To 3DS This Year Luigi's Mansion Remake Coming To 3DS This Year
- March 09, 2018

The 3DS version of Luigi's Mansion features the same storyline and levels as the original GameCube title, but now players can view a map of the mansion on the handheld's bottom screen. Luigi's Mansion will arrive on Nintendo 3DS sometime this year; Nintendo did not provide a more specific release window. Certain elements will look very different, however, such as the giant Bowser battles which now use 3D models. (more...)
Fortnite Surpasses PUBG as Twitch's Most Watched and Streamed Fortnite Surpasses PUBG as Twitch's Most Watched and Streamed
- March 08, 2018

So it's basically the Fortnite Battle Royale experience you know and love, but with extra heapings of squad-based madness, where cooperation plays a key part in the competition. This time around it's a particularly exciting update, with Fortnite Battle Royale receiving a brand new mode in the form of Teams of 20, while a swanky new Burnout skin has also been introduced. (more...)
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) Shares Bought by Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) Shares Bought by Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership
- March 08, 2018

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, September 3 by HSBC. Autodesk, Inc is a design software and services company, offering customers productive business solutions through technology products and services. Also, Director Lorrie M. Norrington sold 6,005 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 28th. BB&T Investment Services Inc. (more...)
Opes Advisors Inc Takes Position in Tesla Inc (TSLA) Opes Advisors Inc Takes Position in Tesla Inc (TSLA)
- March 08, 2018

Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling Llc who had been investing in Tesla Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $54.47 billion market cap company. Capital Research invested 2.57% in Netflix, Inc. Jefferies Grp Inc Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.01% or 2,533 shares. Allsquare Wealth Mgmt Limited Co holds 0.01% or 25 shares. (more...)
Government Guidelines Aim To Secure Smart Devices Government Guidelines Aim To Secure Smart Devices
- March 08, 2018

Margot James, the minister for digital and the creative industries, said internet-connected devices hold huge potential, but must be more rigorously secured. In some cases, especially with connected security systems, manufacturers' desire to make products that will connect to the internet quickly and easily has actively undermined consumers' home IT security. (more...)
Google announces Android P, confirms iPhone X-like design among several changes Google announces Android P, confirms iPhone X-like design among several changes
- March 08, 2018

As you may know, this is a developer build. The release of the first Android P Developer Preview earlier today brings with it a ton of cool new features that are slated to be in the final version. That may happen because of the underlying changes in Android P which may be very different to OS version up to Oreo. Pressing it locks the phone to landscape, but only while you are in that app or until you rotate the phone back to portrait and press the button. (more...)
Google doodle celebrates International Women's Day Google doodle celebrates International Women's Day
- March 08, 2018

Among these 12 inspiring stories, there is one by a Bengaluru based comics artist and illustrator, Kaveri Gopalakrishnan , titled "Up on the Roof". While each artist tells a unique story, the themes are universal, reminding us of how much we often have in common. (more...)
OnePlus 6 info leak reveals Snapdragon 845 and 19:9 aspect ratio OnePlus 6 info leak reveals Snapdragon 845 and 19:9 aspect ratio
- March 08, 2018

Then later in November, the company launched the OnePlus 5T , which came with similar hardware under the hood, but with a full-screen display having an aspect ratio of 18:9. However, in his interview, Pete Lau did not reveal the name of the smartphone but it is highly expected it will be none other than OnePlus 6 . The device has a 19:9 aspect ratio display, which suggests the existence of the notch on the top similar to the Asus ZenFone 5z . (more...)
Microsoft (MSFT) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.11 Microsoft (MSFT) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.11
- March 08, 2018

The stock increased 0.19% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $58.5. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $279,912 was sold by Capossela Christopher C. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, November 17 report. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $99.14. (more...)