Science


The OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp Takes Position in Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS)
- August 31, 2017

Biogen Inc now has $64.17B valuation. The stock rose 0.62% or $0.47 reaching $76.89. Southern Co (NYSE:SO) has risen 2.49% since August 30, 2016 and is uptrending. A number of analysts have recently commented on CTXS shares. Jensen Inv Inc has 4,840 shares. Asset Mngmt Limited has 0.02% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). (more...)
Sony's new Xperia phones come with a 3D scanning party trick Sony's new Xperia phones come with a 3D scanning party trick
- August 31, 2017

The Xperia XZ1 succeeds the Xperia XZs and XZ, while the Xperia XZ1 Compact takes over from 2016's Xperia X Compact . Once captured, you'll be able to enlarge, shrink, and manipulate the rendering in a number of ways, directly on the phone . (more...)
ZTE launches the Nubia Z17 Lite with Snapdragon 653 in China ZTE launches the Nubia Z17 Lite with Snapdragon 653 in China
- August 31, 2017

The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass technology. The phone comes with 64GB of internal storage, and sadly, there's no microSD card slot for storage expansion. The Nubia Z17 Mini is now available at a special price of Rs 16,999 for a limited time which is only till SetSeptember The smartphone is exclusively available from Amazon and it comes in Black-Gold colour. (more...)
Buckle up, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 buyers, the BOGO deals are coming Buckle up, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 buyers, the BOGO deals are coming
- August 31, 2017

Besides this, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is likely to have a almost same display as its predecessor. Samsung's rival in the handset race, Apple, is about to unveil the iPhone 8 which is dubbed as the most groundbreaking device yet from the iPhone series. (more...)
LG V30 vs Galaxy S8: Which Android flagship is best? LG V30 vs Galaxy S8: Which Android flagship is best?
- August 31, 2017

Instead, LG teamed up with Google to add special touch controls exclusive to V30's navigation bar. The phone has IP68 water and dust resistance . You've got LG's cool dual camera set up on the back, with a 16MP and 13MP sensor to capture wide-angles and super wide-angle shots. It has 64GB UFS 2.0 ROM in V30 or 128GB UFS 2.0 ROM in V30+ with an option to expand storage up to 2TB via microSD card. (more...)
Moto X4 to make its debut on September 2 Moto X4 to make its debut on September 2
- August 31, 2017

The phone in August was spotted receiving the FCC certification in US. It features 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal memory. The device will likely be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC, and the other variant will likely be fuelled with a Snapdragon 660 SoC. (more...)
US Bancorp DE Buys 1699 Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) US Bancorp DE Buys 1699 Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)
- August 31, 2017

Narrowing in, the stock is at a distance of -3.46% from the 50 day high and 36.74% off of the 50 day low.Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. BNP Paribas downgraded Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) on Monday, May 16 to "Underperform" rating. (more...)
Investors Sell Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) on Strength on Insider Selling Investors Sell Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) on Strength on Insider Selling
- August 31, 2017

That's according to Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger, who published a bullish note about NFLX to clients today. It has outperformed by 58.64% the S&P500. Canaccord Genuity has "Buy" rating and $17500 target. Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 17th. Finally, Loop Capital reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $180.00 target price (up previously from $172.00) on shares of Netflix in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. (more...)
African American leaders call on Gov. Bevin to remove Jefferson Davis statue African American leaders call on Gov. Bevin to remove Jefferson Davis statue
- August 31, 2017

Matt Bevin to authorize removing the Jefferson Davis statue from the Capitol rotunda. They include former President Abraham Lincoln and Davis, the only president of the Confederacy. On Wednesday supporters packed the rotunda and urged for the monument to be moved. "That, to me, is ultimately the most critical thing to remember, is that we've got to remember where we came from", he said. (more...)
Clear Skies, Cool Temps In Store For OKC Metro Clear Skies, Cool Temps In Store For OKC Metro
- August 31, 2017

Tonight with clear skies and calm winds, patchy fog may develop otherwise expect lows in the upper 50s-low 60s. Highs will climb into the lower 80s for Wednesday . We are closely monitoring the track of Tropical Storm Harvey. Saturday may start out with a mix of sun and clouds but we are likely to see the remnants of Hurricane Harvey sometime that afternoon or evening. (more...)
Aussie scientists claim whales were once top tier predators Aussie scientists claim whales were once top tier predators
- August 31, 2017

The Baleen whales feature a particular kind of bristle-like composition in their mouths which help them sorting out the foodstuff from the deep ocean water. They compared the teeth of eight ancient whale species to four extant terrestrial animals-lions, coyotes, pumas, and dingoes-and five seals. "Among living marine mammals, including whales, dolphins and seals, the ability to suck is nearly universal, and the same may well have been true for their extinct forebears", the scientists wrote. (more...)
The Division's Next Free Content Update Detailed The Division's Next Free Content Update Detailed
- August 31, 2017

Update 1.8, also known as Resistance , is said to be the largest free update so far for The Division . In addition to the usual set of open-world activities in the new section, it also contains a new social space called Camp Clinton. The West Side Pier will be where these two new modes will take place. Skirmish (PvP mode ) - In Skirmish, two teams of four players compete against each other to get the highest number of kills before the time expires. (more...)
Intel announces new family of workstation processors Intel announces new family of workstation processors
- August 31, 2017

Intel announced its Skylake-based Scalable Xeon platform in May, which includes a line of enterprise-grade processors that range for eight processing cores all the way up to 28 cores. Whichever you choose from today's launch there are 48 PCI Express 3.0 lanes provided, up to 512GB of RAM is supported, a motherboard with socket 2066 is required, and every new Xeon W chip, bar the entry level 4C/8T pair (120W) has a TDP of 140W. (more...)
Toyota joins Grab's $2.5 billion fund raising, unveils tie-up Toyota joins Grab's $2.5 billion fund raising, unveils tie-up
- August 31, 2017

Toyota also announced a partnership with Grab to install data-recording devices in 100 Grab vehicles and analyze driving patterns to "consider steps to deliver connected services including user-based insurance, financing programs, and predictive maintenance that make up the Toyota Mobility Service Platform". (more...)
Crew unearths 66-million-year-old Triceratops skeleton in Thornton Crew unearths 66-million-year-old Triceratops skeleton in Thornton
- August 31, 2017

Sertich said the find was probably about 66 million years old, unlike most of the fossils found in the area, which are from the Ice Age and are about 10 to 12 million years old, according to The Washington Post . A popular dinosaur with filmmakers, the Triceratops has two large horns, one over each eye, and a smaller horn on the nose. On July 31 the ground was broken by construction crews for the new Fire and Police Substation. (more...)
Field Museum dinosaur shuffle: Titanosaur coming, SUE on the move Field Museum dinosaur shuffle: Titanosaur coming, SUE on the move
- August 30, 2017

Next spring, a cast of a titanosaur skeleton will welcome museum guests as they enter Stanley Field Hall. The very big, long-necked plant-eating dinosaur , part of a group of dinosaurs called titanosaurs, would have been native to Argentina. (more...)
AT&T expands fixed wireless 5G trials to 3 cities AT&T expands fixed wireless 5G trials to 3 cities
- August 30, 2017

According to Reuters, for those specific cities, AT&T plans to have more trial participants, which could include small businesses, colleges and churches. As before, the tests will be conducted using equipment from Ericsson, Samsung, Nokia, and Intel, which will deliver a 5G internet connection to participating locations. (more...)
Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes is heading to Switch Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes is heading to Switch
- August 30, 2017

Travis Strikes Back is also being developed on the Unreal Engine 4 so expect to see some cutting edge graphics come into play. Taking place seven years after the original No More Heroes, Travis Strikes Again sees the protagonist inhaled by a "phantom game console". (more...)
Nintendo Switch-Exclusive No More Heroes Game Revealed Nintendo Switch-Exclusive No More Heroes Game Revealed
- August 30, 2017

Numerous games that appeared in the previous showcase have since launched on the Switch, but the ones that haven't might make an encore appearance during the stream today. The trailer ends with a game console in the room coming to life and attacking Travis and his dueling opponent, The Bat. The Travis Strike Again trailer shows Travis getting into a fight only to be pulled into the game he was playing before he was rudely interrupted. (more...)
Microsoft brings Cortana Skills to Alexa in partnership with Amazon Microsoft brings Cortana Skills to Alexa in partnership with Amazon
- August 30, 2017

Coming later this year , it appears the two services will host gateways to each other, allowing users to access numerous base features and even 3rd party skills available on the other platforms. "They will also get access to 'Cortana's world knowledge and helpful productivity features such as calendar management, day at a glance and location-based reminders simply by asking Alexa to open Cortana'". (more...)
PlayStation Plus games for September include a free VR title PlayStation Plus games for September include a free VR title
- August 30, 2017

As per Hot UK Deals , which captured a screenshot of the same, it seems that Infamous: Second Son and Child of Light will be free for PlayStation 4. Afterwards, you can save 30% on the game with an exclusive discount until September 22. PS Plus members that are playing MMO Neverwinter will be able to grab a Plus pack in celebration of the new Tomb of Annihilation update. (more...)
Deathmatch and the Australia-based Junkertown Map Playable on the Overwatch PTR Deathmatch and the Australia-based Junkertown Map Playable on the Overwatch PTR
- August 30, 2017

With the recent news that Deathmatch game modes were coming to Overwatch , Blizzard has released both standard Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch into the Overwatch PTR wild. For the full breakdown of what is included in this patch, head over to the Overwatch blog . He explained, "We really want to work on systems that encourage positive behavior and reward good players". (more...)
Acer Switch 7 Black Edition boasts fanless design with GeForce graphics Acer Switch 7 Black Edition boasts fanless design with GeForce graphics
- August 30, 2017

This is also the first system from Acer to feature its AutoStand, a fancy name for a patented kickstand that can be auto-deployed and auto-retracted, providing single-handed operation. The Acer Switch 7 has a brushed-aluminum body and weighs less than 1.15 kg that also comes with a detachable keyboard. The Swift 5 is designed with both power and portability in mind, and the device weighs less than one kg. (more...)
Livestream: Samsung takes the stage at IFA to bring us new smartwatches Livestream: Samsung takes the stage at IFA to bring us new smartwatches
- August 30, 2017

The new Samsung Gear Sport pushes further into fitness, adding some features that were overdue. The Gear Sport is one of those smartwatches that could be confused with a real watch if you just glance at it. The display is a 1.2mm Super AMOLED screen and the casing will come in a single 42.9mm size. Credit: SamsungSamsung will let you swap out the straps, offering a variety of choices in leather and silicon. (more...)
Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Eclipse is a 4K OLED TV with real class Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Eclipse is a 4K OLED TV with real class
- August 30, 2017

On board are music streaming services, internet radio and LG's WebOS 3.5 software. This allows users to access and customise content, devices and apps (from providers such as Spotify , Netflix and Amazon). With a built-in surround-sound decoder, the Eclipse's centre channel performance can match any of the company's BeoLab speakers if they are used as surround channels. (more...)
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 announced, full reveal due in October Warhammer: Vermintide 2 announced, full reveal due in October
- August 30, 2017

Swedish developer Fatshark announced today that they're making a sequel to their cooperative combat game, Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide. The End Times moniker in the original game's title has been removed. A brief teaser trailer was also released, which you can check out below. All we have been told so far is that Warhammer: Vermintide II will be coming to both PC and consoles - most likely late 2018. (more...)
Biggest-ever spam list found with 711 million emails, passwords Biggest-ever spam list found with 711 million emails, passwords
- August 30, 2017

If they discover their email accounts in the service's records, they should change their passwords not only for that email address but also for all web accounts that might use the same password. The accounts that work are then added to the spam list and the rest are ignored. These 80 million email servers are then used to send the remaining 630 million targets emails, created to scope out the victim, or so-called "fingerprinting" emails. (more...)
Fly through Saturn's rings with Cassini - while it still can Fly through Saturn's rings with Cassini - while it still can
- August 30, 2017

As revealed by the final activities of Cassini, NASA said , the spacecraft will keep on transmitting the real-time data to Earth until it drops its contact with Earth at 4:54 a.m. On Sept. 14, other Cassini instruments will make detailed, high-resolution observations of Saturn's auroras, temperature, and the vortices at the planet's poles. (more...)
Apple's First Generation iPhone Gets Taken Apart Apple's First Generation iPhone Gets Taken Apart
- August 30, 2017

The iPhone 8 , which is expected to be the most high end of three new iPhones , including the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus , will reportedly allow users to interact with the phone through swipe gestures from the bottom of the screen. However, as Apple's new headquarters is not yet finished, the backup plan would probably be the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. We also already knew about the new multitasking gesture thanks to Apple's leaked HomePod firmware, but the ... (more...)
Cummins unveils new fully-electric semi Cummins unveils new fully-electric semi
- August 30, 2017

Electric trucks aren't all Cummins is looking at for a greener future for the big rig industry. Some relevant examples would have to be the regenerative braking system and solar panels mounted on the roof to grab energy and send it to the battery pack as a way to extend the range. (more...)