Science


'Super-Earth' that may host water among 15 new planets discovered 'Super-Earth' that may host water among 15 new planets discovered
- March 15, 2018

That smaller mass means that they don't burn as hot as the Sun and emit less than 5 percent as much light as the Sun. A team from the Tokyo Institute of Technology has discovered at least 15 new exoplanets orbiting small, cool stars near our solar system, including one "super-Earth" that could harbor liquid water. (more...)
Google open sources Google Camera Pixel 2 HDR mode Google open sources Google Camera Pixel 2 HDR mode
- March 15, 2018

The open-source code is meant to help developers improve the framework and more. Now, its portrait mode goes open-source. DeepLab-v3+ will be available to developers to integrate into their own apps. Image segmentation analyzes objects within a picture, and splits them apart; dividing foreground elements from background elements. The company says it hopes that by publicly sharing the system "other groups in academia and industry [will be able] to reproduce and further improve" on Google's ... (more...)
What Are Analysts Suggestions On NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- March 15, 2018

The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $177.4. About 6.91M shares traded. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) has risen 212.28% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 57% are positive. Over the past 50 days, NVIDIA Corporation's stock is -2.09% off of the high and 28.02% removed from the low. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with "Buy" on Wednesday, November 8. (more...)
Ford recalls 1.4 million cars because steering wheels could come off Ford recalls 1.4 million cars because steering wheels could come off
- March 15, 2018

Ford said it is not aware of any fires, accidents or injuries associated with the issue. One person was injured. Per the Los Angeles Times' Jaclyn Cosgrove, she reports that the steering wheel bolts are the primary suspect in the affected models. (more...)
Mozilla introduces enterprise version of Firefox Quantum browser Mozilla introduces enterprise version of Firefox Quantum browser
- March 15, 2018

Firefox performance has been enhanced by changing the way pages load. Unfortunately, that didn't pan out. The Mozilla Foundation has released a new version of Firefox today that can prevent some websites from asking to send notifications to your device, as reported by Ars Technica . (more...)
All-new Subaru Forester teased All-new Subaru Forester teased
- March 15, 2018

Expect the brand's trademark boxer engines to form the basis of the powertrain line-up, but Subaru is unlikely to offer a diesel engine as oil-burner production will end in 2019 . Subaru didn't explicitly disclose which crossover will get the PHEV treatment, but all signs point to the new Forester being the top candidate. . We do know a few things about the new Forester and that is that it will sit on the Subaru Global Platform which has already rolled out under the Impreza and XV and has ... (more...)
Astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA got altered after spending a year in space Astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA got altered after spending a year in space
- March 15, 2018

As the saying goes, science takes time. In 2015, when Scott Kelly spent a year in space, NASA gave NASA the opportunity to examine the possible differences between monozygotic twins and to draw conclusions on how the human organism is affected by space. (more...)
Based uBreakiFix gets authorization to fix Samsung products Based uBreakiFix gets authorization to fix Samsung products
- March 15, 2018

Samsung plans to expand the program across the country to another 200 uBreakiFix shops by early 2019, allowing it to reach almost all the population in the continental US. The result? Your Galaxy is restored to factory conditions in less than a day. It won't be free in that case, of course, but Samsung says all repairs from an authorized uBreakiFix store will be warranted for at least 90 days. (more...)
Google's bringing free, high-speed Wi-Fi to 60+ locations across Mexico Google's bringing free, high-speed Wi-Fi to 60+ locations across Mexico
- March 15, 2018

Stations will be available both in Mexico City and across the rest of the country, and Google's partnering with local Wi-Fi provider Sitwifi to make this possible. These hotspots can be found in "high-traffic venues ... including airports, shopping malls and public transit stations", Google Station engineering team member Jack Fermon wrote in a blog post . (more...)
New Walking Dead Game is Pokemon Go With Guns New Walking Dead Game is Pokemon Go With Guns
- March 15, 2018

There will also be an SDK for the Unity game engine , allowing designers to re-skin the real world and incorporate Google Maps into games. Devs will be able to pull data like 3D renderings of buildings, roads, and landmarks directly from Maps into the Unity engine, where digital environments with all of the models are turned into GameObjects that can then be customized. (more...)
ASU, Syracuse want to prove they belong in tournament ASU, Syracuse want to prove they belong in tournament
- March 15, 2018

On the season the Orange played 15 games against teams that made the NCAA tournament , going 6-9, and four of those losses came by six points or less, two in OT. "Wow, how did we not see this coming?" "But these next few days, we're going to get the scouting report and learn more about them, and then we're just going to take it game by game". (more...)
Right-wing hate group Britain First banned from Facebook Right-wing hate group Britain First banned from Facebook
- March 14, 2018

Facebook has removed the official page of far-right group Britain First, which "repeatedly posted content created to incite animosity and hatred against minority groups", the media reported on Wednesday. But Facebook isn't a big fan of spreading hatred against other sectors of society, crossing the line from legitimate political speech. Fransen, who past year tweeted out videos showing purported violence by Muslims and was retweeted by President Trump, was found guilty last week of ... (more...)
Monster Hunter World Deviljho Release Date Revealed, Free DLC Coming Soon Monster Hunter World Deviljho Release Date Revealed, Free DLC Coming Soon
- March 14, 2018

The festival begins on April 5 at 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET (12 AM GMT on April 6) and runs until the same time on April 19. Players will also find the Gathering Hub blossomed up and the staff will be wearing new, official Guild uniforms. You can take a look at the concept art and in-game render of the sword below. Players will unlock materials to craft the Wyvern Ignition Great Sword, which was the victor of the community Weapon Design Contest. (more...)
France to Sue Apple and Google for 'Abusive Commercial Practices' Towards Developers France to Sue Apple and Google for 'Abusive Commercial Practices' Towards Developers
- March 14, 2018

France is to sue Google and Apple over abusive trade practices against its startups and software developers, the country's Minister of Economy and Finance said on Twitter on 14 March. Le Maire added that, if found guilty, Apple and Google could face fines in the "millions of euros". "We are very happy and reassured that Bruno Le Maire has reacted", Nexedi's CEO Jean-Paul Smets told AFP. (more...)
WW2 Content Rolls Out For St. Patrick's Day Event WW2 Content Rolls Out For St. Patrick's Day Event
- March 14, 2018

If you're itching for a new event, you may actually be in luck this St. Patrick's Day. However, the twist is that each round has a leprechaun zombie running around the map for a limited time. More ways to earn weapons - A variety of paths to obtain the most-wanted weapons and weapon variants in-game as more will be made available via Orders and Contracts, in addition to existing Weapon Collections and Supply Drops. (more...)
Patmore wins gold at Winter Paralympics Patmore wins gold at Winter Paralympics
- March 14, 2018

However, the Queenslander is now only the sixth athlete to compete in both Summer and Winter Paralympic Games - and joins Jess Gallagher as the only other duel medallist. The 39-year-old was seventh-fastest in the 32-strong Super G, where the top- ranked Markus Salcher, Robin Cuche and Theo Gmur did not finish. Schultz's gold medal was one of six the U.S. (more...)
Major security flaws found in AMD chips Major security flaws found in AMD chips
- March 14, 2018

The AMD Secure Processor is an ARM-based microprocessor that is included in but runs separately from the larger CPU and handles a variety of security-related operations including Secure Memory Encryption (SME), Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) and Firmware Trusted Platform Module (fTPM). (more...)
Google Doodle: What is Pi day? Google Doodle: What is Pi day?
- March 14, 2018

Google on Wednesday (March 14) dedicated its doodle to Pi, the mathematical consonant which represents the ratio between a circle's circumference and its diametre and is significantly used in geometrical calculations. Many people have fun trying to remember the sequence of Pi, and the current world record belongs to Suresh Kumar Sharma from India. How do people celebrate Pi Day? Other than matching the first three digits of the value, it also happens to be Albert Einstein's birthday. (more...)
'Wolfenstein 2: The Deeds of Captain Wilkins' DLC launching March 13 'Wolfenstein 2: The Deeds of Captain Wilkins' DLC launching March 13
- March 14, 2018

The Deeds of Captain Wilkins is the third episode in the Freedom Chronicles Season Pass . The final DLC in the Freedom Chronicles trilogy is here, meaning that, if you want you can assume the role of Captain Gerald Wilkins in Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus - The Amazing Deeds of Captain Wilkins . (more...)
Automotive Lighting Market Trends, Drivers, Strategies, Applications and Competitive Landscape 2022 Automotive Lighting Market Trends, Drivers, Strategies, Applications and Competitive Landscape 2022
- March 14, 2018

It interprets the new industry data and Automotive and Instrument Panels market forecast 2018-2022. Who are the leading vendors in Global Automotive Thermostat market? At last, the report lists essential constraints having an impact on Automotive and Instrument Panels industry size growth and reducing the popularity of specific product segments during the forecast period. (more...)
Broadcom Seen Staying on Deal Path Despite Trump's Qualcomm Halt Broadcom Seen Staying on Deal Path Despite Trump's Qualcomm Halt
- March 14, 2018

Analysts said Broadcom can still build heft through smaller deals and could have an easier time buying United States targets if it goes through with plans to redomicile in the US. military was concerned that within 10 years, "there would essentially be a dominant player in all of these technologies and that's essentially Huawei, and then the American carriers would have no choice". (more...)
Ubisoft Rumored To Be Making A New Splinter Cell Game Ubisoft Rumored To Be Making A New Splinter Cell Game
- March 14, 2018

Those of you who follow gaming rumors on the reg know very well that Amazon listings can often lead to disappointment, but they also frequently leak real games. "It's just that we have a lot on our plate at the moment and The Division continues to be played and Rainbow Six too". The Amazon page simply lists the game as Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 2018 by Ubisoft, with no additional details. (more...)
Stocks Alert: Ross Stores Inc. (ROST), Apache Corp
- March 14, 2018

The company's 3-months average volume stands at 2.59 million. Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March 6th. Ross Stores Inc now has $29.27 billion valuation. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on Ross Stores from $89.00 to $94.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. (more...)
Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies at Age 76 Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies at Age 76
- March 14, 2018

Stephen Hawkings has left behind the most valuable science bible of our times, " A Brief History of Time " and his life itself is an example for anyone on the universe to never ever give up. Hawking's doctors gave him almost two years to live but he defied the medical history and survived for decades. "My goal is simple", he once said. (more...)
Apple buys Texture, the 'Netflix of magazines' Apple buys Texture, the 'Netflix of magazines'
- March 14, 2018

John Loughlin, CEO of Next Issue Media and Texture, said: "I'm thrilled that Next Issue Media and its award-winning Texture app are being acquired by Apple". The company added that it is "committed to quality journalism", which suggests it will use Texture in an attempt to improve its standing with media organisations. (more...)
How to Generate and Search Adresses using Google Map Plus Codes How to Generate and Search Adresses using Google Map Plus Codes
- March 14, 2018

In order to use Plus Codes , you could easily enter your location into the Search box of Google Maps on both the Desktop and the Mobile applications which will return your location. In India, it can be challenging to reach a given residential address. Ruhela explained that users can submit new or missing addresses through this feature and after verification, the address will be made searchable. (more...)
Stephen Hawking, world-renowned physicist, dies at age 76 Stephen Hawking, world-renowned physicist, dies at age 76
- March 14, 2018

His was dubbed one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Albert Einstein. The book addressed, and explained, complex concepts such as black holes, the big bang and the relation of space and time. US President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Hawking in 2009, the year of his retirement. We were on earth at the same time as Stephen Hawking . (more...)
Browns Reportedly Making 'A Big Run' At Nate Solder Browns Reportedly Making 'A Big Run' At Nate Solder
- March 14, 2018

Teams across the league are using the in-between period to pursue the Patriots' unrestricted free agents. The Texans will need to protect quarterback Deshaun Watson as the 2017 first-round pick returns from an ACL tear, but they have competition in luring Solder, who is 6-foot-8, 325 pound and responsible for Tom Brady's blindside. (more...)
Microsoft Women Filed More Than 200 Harassment and Discrimination Complaints Microsoft Women Filed More Than 200 Harassment and Discrimination Complaints
- March 14, 2018

The plaintiffs accuse the world's largest software company of systematically denying pay rises or promotions to women and has an "exclusionary "boys club" atmosphere" that is "rife with sexual harassment". Last year, the company waived the requirement for pre-dispute arbitration agreements in sexual harassment claims, which means that victims may be more comfortable coming forward with their complaints. (more...)
Jeff Goldblum to Reprise Jurassic Park Role in Jurassic World Evolution Jeff Goldblum to Reprise Jurassic Park Role in Jurassic World Evolution
- March 14, 2018

Jurassic World Evolution has, uh, found a way to rope in Jeff Goldblum . It's highly doubtful that Jurassic World Evolution will be quite that deep, but we believe that Frontier Developments may be the flawless studio to bring us a modern-day Jurassic Park game worthy of your nostalgia for the series. (more...)