Science


Massive galaxies began merging just 1.5 billions years after the Big Bang Massive galaxies began merging just 1.5 billions years after the Big Bang
- April 27, 2018

The global teams of scientists used ESO's Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array ( ALMA ) and Atacama Pathfinder Experiment ( APEX ) telescopes to peer back in time to when the universe was one-tenth of its present age. It wasn't until around 1 billion years later that the Universe became fully ionised and transparent, and we see the first galaxies start appearing. The discovery was made after the South Pole Telescope in Antarctica scanned the night sky and found a population of ... (more...)
Microsoft FY18 Q3 earnings: $26.8 billion on cloud and Office growth Microsoft FY18 Q3 earnings: $26.8 billion on cloud and Office growth
- April 26, 2018

Microsoft Corp topped Wall Street forecasts for quarterly profit as it signed up more businesses to its Azure cloud computing services and Office 365 productivity suite. In the company's Productivity and Business Processes division, which includes Office 365 , revenue rose 17 percent over a year ago to $9 billion but was almost flat compared to last quarter. (more...)
This Experiment Explains How Asteroids Brought Water To Earth This Experiment Explains How Asteroids Brought Water To Earth
- April 26, 2018

Earth is, obviously, a very wet planet, but what's less obvious is where all that water originally came from. After the impact, the team then analyzed the debris to see how much water was transferred to the target. While the collision destroys parts of the impactor, a vapor plume remains behind that the researchers think could help explain how water is retained. (more...)
The Nokia X6 is being reborn on April 27, apparently The Nokia X6 is being reborn on April 27, apparently
- April 26, 2018

The premium model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage will cost CNY 1799. A report from GizChina suggests that the launch event for the Nokia X6 will be held in China. Nokia's first smartphone with a display notch is expected to be the Nokia X6 , according to reports. The Nokia logo on the front usually sits in the right part of the top screen bezel, but had to be moved to the chin this time around, as there really isn't a bezel where it used to be. (more...)
Early humans stalked at the ancient giant sloths, reveals study Early humans stalked at the ancient giant sloths, reveals study
- April 26, 2018

In those instances, says Bennett, the humans had to have been purposefully extending their stride to place their feet inside the sloths' footprints. The findings will give researchers a better understanding of how humans hunted large animals, and whether they played a role in the sloth's extinction. (more...)
Is 460.43 Too Lofty a Target For Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)?
- April 26, 2018

Menta Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) during the fourth quarter valued at about $2,081,000. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Guggenheim. 1,867 were accumulated by Manchester Capital Llc. Teachers Ins And Annuity Association Of America reported 7,272 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. (more...)
8 million Samsung S9 and S9+ sold in the first month
- April 26, 2018

Samsung Mall , using AI for convenient online shopping, is the brand's latest innovation under its "Make for India' campaign". The Galaxy J2 (2018), which launched earlier this year as the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) in Vietnam , is set to go on sale in India starting tomorrow, April 27, with a price tag of Rs. (more...)
Ford Freestyle launched in India, price starting at Rs5.09 lakh Ford Freestyle launched in India, price starting at Rs5.09 lakh
- April 26, 2018

Ford Freestyle would be manufactured at the company's Sanand plant. The mini SUV is the fastest growing segment in the country and is expected to touch 1-million units by 2022, said Ford India MD Anurag Mehrotra. Also, Ford offers connectivity features such as Ford's SYNC 3 infotainment system, which gets smartphone integration in the form of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. (more...)
Sonos AirPlay 2 support confirmed, AirPlay 2 still MIA Sonos AirPlay 2 support confirmed, AirPlay 2 still MIA
- April 26, 2018

What: A new Sonos campaign aims at the limitations of your standard smart speaker. It reads "With Amazon Alexa on Sonos One, you can play, skip, pause, replay and move music all around your home completely hands-free". "The light on the speaker will be illuminated if the microphones are active". If you have one of the three compatible speakers, you will need to make sure they are grouped together with older speakers for music to be streamed to all. (more...)
Hyundai Lafesta (Based On Elantra) Showcases New Styling Theme Hyundai Lafesta (Based On Elantra) Showcases New Styling Theme
- April 26, 2018

It's called the Hyundai Lafesta and it's the brand's take on making a sporty yet practical four-door for the masses. Taking a leaf out of the quirkiness of the Japanese in past years, the LAFESTA name comes from the direct Italian translation of "Festival", and it is also a model that will be exclusively for the Chinese market for the forseeable future. (more...)
OnePlus 6 set for London launch in biggest ever OnePlus community event OnePlus 6 set for London launch in biggest ever OnePlus community event
- April 26, 2018

The new commercial not only shows the trailer of the movie, but also gives a glimpse of the OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition in between. Now the company has released a video on YouTube confirming the Marvel Avengers edition of the phone. (more...)
Xbox Game Pass May 2018 Additions Revealed Xbox Game Pass May 2018 Additions Revealed
- April 26, 2018

State of Decay 2 launches for Xbox One and Windows 10 on 22nd May, while Laser League arrives on 10th May. The first State of Decay game was pretty well received, and there is quite a lot of hype around its sequel. Playing as Ethan Brady, players must join the resistance and fight to restore America's independence. "Next up is the puzzle adventure game Unmechanical Extended ". (more...)
Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at KeyCorp
- April 26, 2018

That is 125.89 % down compareed to $-1.97 earnings per share for a year ago. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 3.76 million shares versus an average volume of 5.07 million shares during last trading session. Global Equities Research maintained Tesla, Inc. The firm has a market capitalization of $47,866.83, a P/E ratio of -24.45 and a beta of 1.19. Guggenheim has "Buy" rating and $430.0 target. (more...)
Amazon Greenlights 'Jack Ryan' Season 2 Ahead of Series Premiere This Summer Amazon Greenlights 'Jack Ryan' Season 2 Ahead of Series Premiere This Summer
- April 26, 2018

Jack Ryan , starring John Krasinksi as the titular rising star of the Central Intelligence Agency, has received an early season 2 renewal from the streaming service ahead of the series' August premiere on Amazon Prime . We are so excited that he is our Jack Ryan and we get to make another season with this incredibly talented team. Production begins this summer on the second season. (more...)
Is It Time to go for Ventas, Inc. (VTR), Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
- April 26, 2018

Also, VP Robert W.A. Sellers sold 12,020 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, February 5th. Bath Savings Trust Co acquired 5,640 shares as Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW)'s stock rose 22.78%. Ratings analysis reveals 75% of CBS's analysts are positive. Cowen reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $165.00 price target on shares of Edwards Lifesciences in a research note on Tuesday, March 20th. (more...)
Bandai Namco Announces WW1 Game 11-11 Memories Retold Bandai Namco Announces WW1 Game 11-11 Memories Retold
- April 26, 2018

Developer DigixArt is previously responsible for critically acclaimed Android and iOS rhythm-adventure game Lost in Harmony . While Aardman might be better known for their stop motion animation, 11-11 will feature a painted art style, and if the teaser trailer is anything to go by, it's going to look practically unique. (more...)
Fortnite Sends Out Emergency Broadcast, Players Brace for Tilted Towers Destruction Fortnite Sends Out Emergency Broadcast, Players Brace for Tilted Towers Destruction
- April 26, 2018

Even the Twitter page for " Fortnite " has it. Epic Games announced the downtime at 5pm BST today and it has meant that all players are now unable to play Fortnite while the team works to fix the issue. Many people believe this still have something to do with Tilted Towers , although that also is just a guess. The extended downtime lead to Epic Games giving players a free backbling item and Battle Stars to make up for the delays. (more...)
The story behind the curtains - PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), SunPower Corporation (SPWR) The story behind the curtains - PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), SunPower Corporation (SPWR)
- April 26, 2018

Analysts may be more active around earnings report periods. Analysts expect change of 13.89 % or $0.05 from previous year's $0.36 earnings per share compared to current's $0.41 earnings per share. Market Capitalization/Outstanding Shares/Intraday Volume: The company's Market capitalization is $94.75B with the total Outstanding Shares of 1.21B. (more...)
Free PS Plus Games For May 2018 Announced Free PS Plus Games For May 2018 Announced
- April 25, 2018

Whisper it, but Legends may be the best Rayman game to date. Following a middling April featuring Mad Max and TrackMania Turbo , May will see Sony pick things up in May with Quantic Dream's Beyond: Two Souls and the rhythm-infused 2D platforming extravaganza, Rayman Legends . (more...)
Uranus smells like farts, rotten eggs, say researchers Uranus smells like farts, rotten eggs, say researchers
- April 25, 2018

A study conducted by Patrick Irwin of the Oxford University in England showed that if ever humans would descend through the atmosphere of Uranus, they would experience an odiferous and unpleasant condition. "During our solar system's formation, the balance between nitrogen and sulfur - and hence ammonia and Uranus's newly detected hydrogen sulfide - was determined by the temperature and location of [a] planet's formation", Fletcher said. (more...)
Ancient New Guinea Warriors Perfected Sharp Blades by Using Human Bones Ancient New Guinea Warriors Perfected Sharp Blades by Using Human Bones
- April 25, 2018

However, some of the daggers are made from human bone - specifically, the thighbone of an ancestor or highly respected member of the tribe - and these are remarkably resilient. When a soldier died, his heir used to acquire the bone and carry it around as a prestigious weapon. The elaborately carved daggers were stunning , Dominy said. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NasdaqGS:ADBE) Stock Earnings Analysis & Valuation Update
- April 25, 2018

Spartan Motors, Inc. (SPAR) has risen 125.83% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.51% the S&P500. Thomas Steyer decreased its stake in Grifols S A (GRFS) by 1.47% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
ESA's new Milky Way map shines with 1.7 billion stars ESA's new Milky Way map shines with 1.7 billion stars
- April 25, 2018

This new round of data covers Gaia's surveys from mid-2014 to early 2016. On April 25, ESA made the Gaia satellite's second data set available, on the basis of 22 months of observations. Through the map you can understand the distance to each star. In the UV range shows that in the blue is removed the stars from our Solar system, and the red of the approaching stars. (more...)
(NASDAQ:AMD) Stake Decreased by Millennium Management LLC (NASDAQ:AMD) Stake Decreased by Millennium Management LLC
- April 25, 2018

It has outperformed by 2.81% the S&P500. (NASDAQ: AMD ) or 75,000 shares. At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $5.15 but made a 30.1% recovery since then. Cibc World Mkts Corp holds 0.14% or 286,618 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset invested 0% in Sotheby's (NYSE:BID). Ameriprise Financial reported 507,051 shs. (more...)
Google quietly adds podcast support to the Google App on Android Google quietly adds podcast support to the Google App on Android
- April 24, 2018

Google Assistant - even with Google Home - is now capable of playing specific podcasts and episodes, but the content seems to be sourced directly from Google Search. Below them you will also find recent episodes that you can start streaming instantly, by tapping on the play button. "The average iPhone listens to over ten times more podcasting than the average Android", Reneau-Wedeen told podcast blog Pacific Content . (more...)
Amazon is building a domestic robot, report says Amazon is building a domestic robot, report says
- April 24, 2018

Amazon has already invaded homes with the help of the Echo, and it's now looking to take things further with a fleet of robots. These robots are, for now, expected to be a more mobile platform for Alexa that can navigate homes independently. (more...)
Vivendi Ex-Chair Bollore Arrested in Corruption Probe Vivendi Ex-Chair Bollore Arrested in Corruption Probe
- April 24, 2018

The French billionaire is described as someone very close to some heads of States of West Africa. Bollore Group said the logistics subsidiary, SVC Africa, "did not engage in any illegal actions" and that Havas provided its services "in full transparency". (more...)
Apple Offers Free Battery Replacement to Faulty MacBook Pros Apple Offers Free Battery Replacement to Faulty MacBook Pros
- April 24, 2018

Apple has determined that a component may fail in these laptops with the knock-on effect being the battery expands. The swelling is not a safety issue , Apple promises, but it will replace eligible batteries, free of charge. If you are unsure as to whether your MacBook Pro has been affected, you just need to access the serial number and submit to the official support page. (more...)
Wolfenstein 2 Hits Switch on June 29th Wolfenstein 2 Hits Switch on June 29th
- April 24, 2018

The port was made possible by the developers at Panic Button who have first-hand knowledge of porting titles to Switch. "A far deeper game than its B-movie stylings would imply at a glance, Wolfenstein II also delights with its fast-paced, creative first-person warfare". (more...)
PayPal announces support for Samsung Pay starts rolling out today PayPal announces support for Samsung Pay starts rolling out today
- April 24, 2018

Almost one year later, the PayPal integration is finally rolling out to Samsung Pay, bringing a number of benefits to make things easier for mobile users. If you have One Touch enabled, the account will be provisioned. Google's own Google Pay has this PayPal integration since for a long and now Samsung is also adding the PayPal integration to their Samsung Pay service. (more...)