Science


Sensex gains almost 150 points as rupee strengthens Sensex gains almost 150 points as rupee strengthens
- May 07, 2018

At 2:42 PM, the BSE Sensex was trading at 35,187, up 273 points, while the Nifty50 index was trading at 10,709, up 91 points. In the index, 24 stocks closed in the green, while 7 in the red. Meanwhile, global oil prices reached their highest since November 2014, affected by a deepening economic crisis in Venezuela and uncertainty over the U.S. (more...)
Girl Discovers Rare Fossilized Creature In Tennessee Girl Discovers Rare Fossilized Creature In Tennessee
- May 07, 2018

The walk turned into one heck of a lucky break, as it produced a rare fossil of what was later identified as a trilobite, an extinct arthropod that bear a resemblance to horseshoe crabs. "I will show children who are my age they don't need to sit inside and play matches". "To find something like that, it could spark this youngster into a whole career", he said. (more...)
IPhone X rear camera issues can break Face ID IPhone X rear camera issues can break Face ID
- May 07, 2018

Love or hate the iPhone X notch that so many Android device manufacturers are ( allegedly not ) copying , the divisive screen cutout did make Face ID integration possible, which was probably the top selling point of Apple's most expensive handset yet . (more...)
This WhatsApp message can crash your phone This WhatsApp message can crash your phone
- May 07, 2018

A message is getting viral on the biggest social media App WhatsApp . Fear not; the bug itself is harmless, and reports state that there is nothing malicious embedded within the message. The most annoying part is that you don't even have to click on anything. Several users are facing issues with the functioning of their Whatsapp messenger after tapping on the message, usually forwarded by friends who want a quick laugh. (more...)
Trump's use of 'provocation' threatens North Korea peace talks Trump's use of 'provocation' threatens North Korea peace talks
- May 07, 2018

Mr Moon will also travel to Washington on May 22 to discuss plans for the highly anticipated US-North Korea summit. But Trump only added to the uncertainty Friday by repeating his previous vows to bring at least some USA troops home from South Korea because he considers the deployment a costly waste. (more...)
Eta Aquariids Meteor Shower will be visible this weekend Eta Aquariids Meteor Shower will be visible this weekend
- May 07, 2018

Unfortunately, it may be more hard than usual to see the meteor shower this year, partly because of some unavoidable light pollution from the Moon . The meteor shower runs for nearly a month - from April till the end of May - but watching it during the peak hours with maximum meteors hurtling through the sky is the real treat, something that happens this weekend. (more...)
Samsung Finally Fixes Call Quality Issues With the Galaxy S9 and S9 Samsung Finally Fixes Call Quality Issues With the Galaxy S9 and S9
- May 06, 2018

It's not clear if the Crown UX will be a major overhaul of the current Experience UX skin that Samsung uses on the Galaxy S9 . After launching Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6 Plus smartphones , Samsung could be launching the Galaxy J6 smartphone too. (more...)
Carbon Dioxide Levels In The Atmosphere Reach New Record Carbon Dioxide Levels In The Atmosphere Reach New Record
- May 06, 2018

Carbon dioxide - the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming - reached its highest level in recorded history last month, at 410 parts per million. Increased emission of Greenhouse gases is the most concerning issue humankind has ever stood up to, and we've hardly even started to address it effectively. (more...)
Nawabshah may have witnessed the hottest April temperature ever recorded Nawabshah may have witnessed the hottest April temperature ever recorded
- May 06, 2018

The temperature in Nawabshah rose to a staggering 50.2° Celsius earlier this week, marking the highest temperature recorded on the planet during the month of April, The Washington Post reported. It is not just Pakistanis who have been feeling the heat. A study last year, analysing Indian weather data for the last 50 years, showed that mean temperatures had risen by 0.5C over the period, and there was a statistically significant increase in heatwaves. (more...)
Google News overhaul will include video and improved load speeds Google News overhaul will include video and improved load speeds
- May 06, 2018

With the new Google News, Google will feature digital newspapers and magazines like it now does with Play Newsstand in addition to YouTube's news feature - incorporating text and video news under one umbrella. "If it brings monetization along too, then it will find open arms from publishers". As is, Google News is mostly an article and text heavy service that collates the top news with various filters for interests and regions. (more...)
LG K30 launches at T-Mobile with 600MHz LTE support LG K30 launches at T-Mobile with 600MHz LTE support
- May 05, 2018

There's a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor inside the K30 as well as 2GB of RAM and a 2880mAh battery. This is the first time we're hearing about the LG K30 which is a follow up to the LG K20 released around the same time a year ago. The Dimensions of the phone is 148.6 x 74.9 x 8.6mm and Weights around 168g. The K10 has nearly the same specs as the K30 but has a smaller 2800 mAh battery. (more...)
Overwatch's new patch balances the game, nerfs Hanzo Overwatch's new patch balances the game, nerfs Hanzo
- May 05, 2018

Other changes in this latest update include changes to several heroes, most notably Hanzo and Lucio. Rialto in Venice was once home to a Talon agent and was a turning point for Overwatch and Talon. The Sonic Arrows used to highlight enemies has been adjusted as well, with a shorter duration. 'The goal of these Hanzo changes is to allow him to have new options and maintain his high damage output, while removing the frustration of fighting against the old Scatter Arrow, ' said the ... (more...)
The Elder Scrolls Online expansion Summerset gets new Psijic Order trailer The Elder Scrolls Online expansion Summerset gets new Psijic Order trailer
- May 05, 2018

The order will boast their own quest line with a story that will take players all over the isles, with a new skill tree that will allow access to powers that can freeze enemies, restore health and resources, and even reverse time. So, what is the Psijic Order, a group so reclusive no Elder Scrolls game has truly revealed their mysteries before? "Usually, they're not particularly interested in sharing their knowledge with anybody outside the Order unless they prove themselves worthy or can ... (more...)
Strong Museum Adds Four New Video Game Hall Of Fame Entries Strong Museum Adds Four New Video Game Hall Of Fame Entries
- May 05, 2018

Some popular video games are being recognized for their impact on the multibillion-dollar industry. And the Strong National Museum of Play is playing a prominent role in uplifting video games' status with its World Video Game Hall of Fame. The four winners were among 12 finalists that also included Asteroids , Call of Duty , Dance Dance Revolution , Half-Life , King's Quest , Metroid , Minecraft , and Ms. (more...)
Kenya: Floods trigger death and massive displacement, threaten disease outbreaks Kenya: Floods trigger death and massive displacement, threaten disease outbreaks
- May 05, 2018

Speaking during the launch of a 499 million shillings emergency appeal to support affected families, Kenya Red Cross Society Secretary General Abbas Gullet said 260, 200 have been affected in 32 counties. The worst affected counties include Tana River, Kilifi, Kisumu, Mandera, Isiolo, Turkana, Marsabit, Makueni and Kitui. The aid group warned that the floods could trigger or worsen outbreaks of diseases such as malaria and cholera. (more...)
Fading In Success? Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Intel Corporation
- May 05, 2018

Forbes J M & Co Llp who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $243.77B market cap company. The stock increased 0.97% or $0.505 during the last trading session, reaching $52.485. (NASDAQ:FANG) rating on Wednesday, September 9. Mizuho analysts Initiated the shares of Micron Technology, Inc.to Buy in a research note they presented on March 23rd, 2018 but they now have set a price target of $70, which is an increase from the previous $66. (more...)
Google rolls out new ID requirements for United States political ads Google rolls out new ID requirements for United States political ads
- May 05, 2018

Such political advertisers will now to have to provide Google a government-issued ID, among other materials. Anyone who wants to purchase a U.S. election ad through Google will now have to confirm that they are a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident and will be required to provide a government-issued ID or other documents in order to verify their identity. (more...)
Destiny 2's fall expansion will have a brand new game mode Destiny 2's fall expansion will have a brand new game mode
- May 05, 2018

Activision remained coy when asked about the current state of Destiny 2 , reverting to the usual praise of the passionate fans before shifting gears to talk about how next week's Warmind expansion will deliver many fan-requested changes to the endgame and progression. (more...)
Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to T-Mobile LG V30 Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to T-Mobile LG V30
- May 05, 2018

Despite the fact that it didn't initially include the smartphone on the list of soon to be upgraded devices, Honor said the 8 will eventually receive some kind of major Android OS update, but didn't offer too many details about it. Users should also make sure that the options under Settings Motorola Privacy are on and they can reply to the company on the forum if they want to let company look at the apps. (more...)
GoPro (GPRO) PT Lowered to $5.30 at Citigroup
- May 05, 2018

FBN Securities has "Sector Perform" rating and $11 target. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.29 EPS. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12 to "Hold". The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The short sellers then promise to replace the stock in the future and makes dividend payments out of their own pockets to cover the dividend income that is no longer exists on the original, now borrowed and sold, shares. (more...)
Google expands Advanced Protection to include… Google expands Advanced Protection to include…
- May 05, 2018

Before today, Google's program was only available via its own web and mobile apps. Google's Advanced Protection Program is created to provide a very high level of account security for users such as journalists, activists, executives, and politicians, who are likely to have a higher risk of targeted attacks against their accounts, although there are no restrictions on who can enrol in the program. (more...)
Mission to Mars Launches From West Coast First Time Ever Mission to Mars Launches From West Coast First Time Ever
- May 04, 2018

The instrument is so sensitive, Banerdt said, that it can measure a seismic wave just one-half the radius of a hydrogen atom. The $1 billion U.S. Studying the Martian core could help researchers understand why Mars' fate diverged from our own. (more...)
Samsung Foldable Phone Project Renamed 'Winner' - Signals Imminent Debut? Samsung Foldable Phone Project Renamed 'Winner' - Signals Imminent Debut?
- May 04, 2018

Although, we hope they won't repeat the ill-fated fiasco with the Galaxy Note 7 due to improper manufacturing. For example, the Galaxy S8 was given the codename "Dream" because at the time, Samsung was dreaming to surpass Apple in the smartphone market. (more...)
China said to be discussing ZTE ban with United States officials China said to be discussing ZTE ban with United States officials
- May 04, 2018

Washington imposed the ban last month, accusing ZTE of breaking an agreement to punish employees after the Chinese maker of smartphones and telecoms gear shipped USA goods to Iran in violation of US sanctions . Earlier this week, the Pentagon banned the sale of both companies' phones on military bases - just the latest in a long line tough breaks here in the States. (more...)
Xiaomi will launch the Redmi S2 in China on May 10 Xiaomi will launch the Redmi S2 in China on May 10
- May 04, 2018

Now, Xiaomi has released a teaser on Weibo which states that the smartphone will be launched on May 10 in China. Also, the Redmi S2 is advertised as a selfie phone. As you can see, the Redmi S2 will be made out of metal, while it will sport a fingerprint scanner on the back. A 3080 mAh battery is expected in the phone which is granted to come with 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS/A-GPS and a micro USB port like most Android phones. (more...)
Reliance Jio launches Artificial Intelligence based video platform, 'JioInteractive' Reliance Jio launches Artificial Intelligence based video platform, 'JioInteractive'
- May 04, 2018

Such use of artificial intelligence is a first across the world and will reposition the way brands and customers think of engagement. Reliance Jio has launched what looks like the world's first brand engagement platform through Artificial Intelligence called JioInteract. (more...)
LG G7 ThinQ Launch Date, Price, Specifications and Features LG G7 ThinQ Launch Date, Price, Specifications and Features
- May 04, 2018

When LG Electronics announced the LG G7 ThinQ, it didn't give out information on pricing since the company wants carriers to give out those details themselves. As expected, the LG G7 ThinQ screen will have a 19.5: 9 aspect, which translates into a panel that occupies nearly the entire front of the terminal reducing the frames to the minimum expression. (more...)
Richt, Miami agree to contract extension through 2023 Richt, Miami agree to contract extension through 2023
- May 04, 2018

Mark Richt plans on staying in Miami for the foreseeable future. He originally agreed to a six-year deal in December 2015. What's Richt's reward following that stellar 2017 campaign? Richt's orginal contract, signed in December of 2015 , is believed to have been for six years, paying him more than $4 million annually. (more...)
Instagram quietly debuts native payments Instagram quietly debuts native payments
- May 04, 2018

The Facebook owned service has added a payment feature to its app. Users can register a debit or credit card as part of a profile, set up a security pin and start buying things without ever leaving Instagram . The potential of such a feature could be a game changer for Instagram, as people will start buying impulsively without ever leaving the app. With its elegant pictures and surplus brands, shopping through Instagram could prove popular and give businesses a big new reason to ... (more...)
Oppenheimer Brokers Increase Earnings Estimates for Microsoft Co. (MSFT)
- May 04, 2018

Gardner Lewis Asset Management LP who had been investing in Nxp Semiconductors Nv for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $31.74 billion market cap company. ( NYSE:T ), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. AT&T Inc. had 82 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)