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Xiaomi Mi 6C with Surge S2 leaks out on the internet Xiaomi Mi 6C with Surge S2 leaks out on the internet
- August 03, 2017

Today, a new leak surfaced online in China giving away the detailed spec-sheet of the Mi 6C along with a couple of images. Xiaomi has officially denied all the rumours surrounding the Mi 6C while the recent report from Taiwan clarifies that the Mi 6 Youth edition indeed exists with its launch date set for later this year. (more...)
Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Shares Sold by Fmr LLC Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Shares Sold by Fmr LLC
- August 03, 2017

The company reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.66 by $0.63. About 175 shares traded. PGGM Investments owned about 0.07% of Signet Jewelers Limited worth $3,140,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Analysts await Signet Jewelers Ltd. (more...)
Friday the 13th: The Game Receives Physical Launch Date Friday the 13th: The Game Receives Physical Launch Date
- August 03, 2017

The game retails for $39.99USD both for digital and physical versions. However, the only way you can get your hands on a copy is to not actually get your hands on it at all! Along with providing a retail copy of the game to stores, the physical edition of the game will also come packed in with a special Bloody Jason skin, and a Counselor Clothing Pack that features additional clothing items for each of the game's camp counselors. (more...)
Tim Cook explains Apple's larger plans regarding autonomous technology Tim Cook explains Apple's larger plans regarding autonomous technology
- August 03, 2017

As Cook noted, some of the main technologies in self-driving cars, like Lidar sensors, are also used in robots. But in mid-June, Cook revealed that the company is focusing on software that powers self-driving vehicles, referring to it as 'by far the most important project in artificial intelligence'. (more...)
Ellaria Sand Won't Return to the Show
- August 03, 2017

This week's episode of Game of Thrones handed Cersei her biggest prizes yet since becoming the first "Queen of the Andals". It's really cruel how fans are never going to see how Ellaria dies in Game of Thrones - it seems like Cersei really is having the cunning Dornish Rose rot under the Red Keep. (more...)
Strong Apple results boosted by music and apps Strong Apple results boosted by music and apps
- August 03, 2017

Overall, Apple reported $45.4 billion in third-quarter revenue , representing 7 percent year-over-year growth. "We hosted an incredibly successful Worldwide Developers Conference in June, and we're very excited about the advances in iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS coming this fall ", Tim Cook said in a press release . (more...)
Here's how the world's first flower looked like Here's how the world's first flower looked like
- August 03, 2017

For instance, it's unclear which animals might have eaten or pollinated these flowers , although "some authors have speculated that flies might have been among the earliest pollinators of flowers", Sauquet said. The result was a delicate flower, with petals and sepals arranged in several concentric circles that resemble overlapping rings in the form of spirals. (more...)
Prototype RED Hydrogen One handled on camera Prototype RED Hydrogen One handled on camera
- August 03, 2017

While you won't get a preview of the holographic display in the video, YouTuber Marques Brownlee did state that although the tech wasn't ideal, he was quite impressed and at a loss for words. The different prototypes that Brownlee got to play around with included a non-working unit that shows what the final unit will look like, a prototype that showcases the holographic display, and a prototype that was a full, separate camera module packed with its own lens and sensor. (more...)
Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) to Release Earnings on Wednesday Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) to Release Earnings on Wednesday
- August 03, 2017

It closed at $50.19 lastly. Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in 2016 Q4. It has outperformed by 2.93% the S&P500. Its up 0.19, from 1.16 in 2016Q3. Schaffhausen, Switzerland-based Garmin said it had net income of $170.9 million, or 91 cents a share, in the quarter, up from $161.1 million, or 85 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. (more...)
Harper to host viewing party for upcoming solar eclipse Harper to host viewing party for upcoming solar eclipse
- August 02, 2017

The symposium will provide free talks on the science and history of eclipses along with safe viewing practices. Cass, who is funded as a Smoky Mountain STEM Collaborative leader through NASA, will discuss safe viewing using solar viewing glasses, as well as the mechanics of the solar system that make eclipses possible. (more...)
Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA Has $774000 Stake in Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS)
- August 02, 2017

The company's 50 day moving average is $80.48 and its 200-day moving average is $80.75. It has outperformed by 9.72% the S&P500. Loudon Investment Management Llc increased Ventas Inc (VTR) stake by 141.52% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Baird. Maverick Cap Limited holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Citrix Systems, Inc. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Outperform" on Wednesday, July 29. (more...)
Plan your next adventure with the new Google Earth for iOS app Plan your next adventure with the new Google Earth for iOS app
- August 02, 2017

As well as being fun, the updated version of Google Earth makes it easier to learn about the world as well. With the new Snap and share Postcard feature, you can share a postcard with your friends and family of the attractive places that you find in the Google Earth app . (more...)
Nintendo Switch gets Minecraft: Story Mode's first season on August 22 Nintendo Switch gets Minecraft: Story Mode's first season on August 22
- August 02, 2017

The second episode of Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 sees Jesse and the rest of the crew struggling to deal with a bit of a giant problem after they managed to survive the Sea Temple. The Minecraft Story Mode (The Complete Adventure ) includes all eight episodes released for the first season for $39.99 United States dollars. Available as both a digital download and a physical cartridge at retail, "The Complete Adventure " includes all eight episodes from the first season of Minecraft: ... (more...)
Scientists successfully correct faulty gene in human embryos Scientists successfully correct faulty gene in human embryos
- August 02, 2017

This is earlier in development than previous human embryo editing experiments had tried, and studies in mouse embryos have shown that the technique can eliminate mosaics when the father's genome is targeted. Those technical obstacles have been overcome in the latest research. The findings are hugely important as they demonstrate for the first time that the technology may one day be used safely to edit out many devastating diseases. (more...)
Samsung is developing a new smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrid Samsung is developing a new smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrid
- August 02, 2017

The revelation was made public as part of an email that Samsung sent out through its SmartLab Plus program. When it comes to wearables, these devices are typically separated into two categories where one is a fitness tracker and one is a smartwatch. (more...)
Struggling, Kickstarter-funded Unsung Story has been sold off to new publisher Struggling, Kickstarter-funded Unsung Story has been sold off to new publisher
- August 02, 2017

But the game will be delayed further as it goes back to the drawing board, and is developed from the ground up, in line with the original story concept. I met the Playdek team a couple months ago and got a firsthand look at the awesome work from Yasumi Matsuno. We have spent hours going through the Kickstarter comments and researching all of the project materials, and I feel the backers have made one thing clear - we need to focus on the original single player game and Matsuno's design that ... (more...)
Trump Launches Trump Launches "Real News" Program, Hosted By His Daughter, On Facebook
- August 02, 2017

Amid swirling turmoil at the White House as high-profile personnel changes grabbed headlines, Mr Trump sought to draw attention to his better side. For example, news outlets covered Trump's salary donation , Foxconn's plan to build a $10 billion factory in southeastern Wisconsin, and the economy accelerating during first full Trump quarter. (more...)
Increase of unlimited data plan users slow down Verizon and AT&T 4G Increase of unlimited data plan users slow down Verizon and AT&T 4G
- August 02, 2017

That's the conclusion reached by OpenSignal , which released findings today from its latest biannual study of US mobile networks. Now, T-Mobile has taken the lead with an average LTE download speed of 17.5 Mbps, compared with Verizon's 14.9 Mbps. (more...)
There's a reason we're more addicted to Instagram than a year ago There's a reason we're more addicted to Instagram than a year ago
- August 02, 2017

Gadgets 360 spoke with marketing research firm Sensor Tower, which noted that between May 2016 and May 2017, Instagram was installed about 34 million times during the same time across the App Store and Google Play, a figure which amounts to about 8.4 percent of its worldwide downloads. (more...)
Ford July Sales Dive on Lower Fleet, Car Sales Ford July Sales Dive on Lower Fleet, Car Sales
- August 02, 2017

Ford vice president Mark LaNeve said he thought the figures were skewed by strong incentives some firms offered to families, which boosted sales a year ago. The drop was lower than the 7 percent decline in June. Ford's USA sales chief, Mark LaNeve, said in a conference call on Tuesday that dealer preorders for the all-new Expedition have been strong, with about half of the preorders being placed for Expeditions in the highest trim level, Platinum. (more...)
IBM Smashes Data Storage Record IBM Smashes Data Storage Record
- August 02, 2017

The prototype used in the experiment, a so-called sputtered magnetic tape , can hold 20 times as much data as any tape that's now commercially available, IBM said . In a statement to The Verge , IBM fellow Evangelos Eleftheriou said: "Tape has traditionally been used for video archives, backup files, replicas for disaster recovery and retention of information on-premise, but the industry is also expanding to off-premise applications in the cloud". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo gives a befitting reply to critics amid tax fraud allegations Cristiano Ronaldo gives a befitting reply to critics amid tax fraud allegations
- August 02, 2017

The 32-year-old forward made a 90-minute appearance to answer questions from Judge Monica Gomez Ferrer on Monday in Madrid to determine whether he committed tax fraud worth nearly £13m. The affair has taken its toll on Ronaldo. He has since made a decision to stay on, according to Real coach Zinedine Zidane. Since extending his contract last November until 2021, Ronaldo is the highest paid sports star in the world with $93 million earned in 2016-2017, according to Forbes . (more...)
New Aston Martin Vantage Shown in Near-Completion form New Aston Martin Vantage Shown in Near-Completion form
- August 02, 2017

Everything about the teased model, from the raked windscreen in the front to the massive diffuser flanked by a dual exhaust system at the rear, implies that this is a vehicle designed with performance in mind. The entry-level Aston will first arrive as a V8, adopting the Mercedes-AMG engine recently launched in the DB11. The First vantage that Aston Martin will launch internationally would receive an AMG sourced 4.0-litre twin turbo V8 engine. (more...)
Blackrock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust Blackrock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust
- August 02, 2017

Wells Fargo & Mn stated it has 3,836 shares. Therefore 79% are positive. BT Group PLC has GBX 650 highest and GBX 240 lowest target. Trading volume was up 84.31% over the stocks average daily volume. BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II (BLE)'s Williams %R presently stands at -27.45. This indicator compares the closing price of a stock in relation to the highs and lows over a certain time period. (more...)
Sia announces first-ever Christmas album! Sia announces first-ever Christmas album!
- August 02, 2017

Atlantic Records has confirmed that they have signed Sia to a worldwide deal, and that her first-ever Christmas album will be the first release under the agreement. In other news , Sia has also announced her directorial debut, as she'll be making a film with actress Kate Hudson; a new drama titled Sister based on a one-page short story Sia wrote eight years ago. (more...)
Windows 10 will have eye tracking control soon Windows 10 will have eye tracking control soon
- August 02, 2017

But you can beta test this functionality now. ALS has confined Mr. Gleason to a wheelchair, and this frightful disease impacts all muscles in the body except for the eyes. Microsoft has announced plans to introduce eye tracking support in Windows 10, enabling users with disabilities to control the operating system using just their eyes. (more...)
NASA are recruiting a 'planet protection officer' to save Earth NASA are recruiting a 'planet protection officer' to save Earth
- August 02, 2017

The job listing says the permanent position may require " frequent travel " and is "concerned with the avoidance of organic constituent and biological contamination in human and robotic space exploration". If you're looking for a job that's out of this world, there's a position that just opened at NASA to fight aliens . The post is for an initial period of three years, can also be extended for an additional two. (more...)
Jio Effect: Vodafone's Special Campus Plan 1GB Per Day At Rs 352 Jio Effect: Vodafone's Special Campus Plan 1GB Per Day At Rs 352
- August 02, 2017

The Reliance Jio is offering the similar benefits for Rs 399 including unlimited SMS and free roaming. The company is also giving discount coupons for Ola, Zomato and others along with a messenger bag free as part of the offer. The Rs 352 recharge will give them to the same benefits. However, the network provider will expand this plan to other cities in India too. Subsequent recharge will be available at Rs 352 included in this offer.This Rs 445 survival kit includes discount booklets from ... (more...)
IPhone 8 : Apple dévoile par erreur le design de son prochain téléphone IPhone 8 : Apple dévoile par erreur le design de son prochain téléphone
- August 02, 2017

Nous vous parlions hier d'une erreur dans le HomePod , l'enceinte assistante à domicile d'Apple , contenant des données sur l'IPhone 8 . En effet, les rumeurs annoncent que l'iPhone 7s et l'iPhone 7s Plus auront aussi la recharge sans fil. (more...)
Foxconn CEO said 'off the record' that he may invest $30B Foxconn CEO said 'off the record' that he may invest $30B
- August 02, 2017

Walker is also defending the Legislature's aggressive timeline for voting on the bill. State Rep. Gordon Hintz, D-Oshkosh, said Foxconn presents "an exciting opportunity". The company hasn't yet announced where it would locate the roughly 1,000-acre campus, but reports indicate the company is eying sites in Racine and Kenosha counties. (more...)