Science


Seoul: Stocks and won fall as North Korea-US spat heightens
- September 26, 2017

South Korea's consumer sentiment index eased to a five-month low in September, a central bank survey showed on Tuesday, as escalating tensions between North Korea and the United States weighed on confidence. "It is imperative that we, Korea and the United States together, manage the situation.in order to prevent further escalation of tensions or any kind of accidental military clashes which can quickly go out of control". (more...)
Apple iPhone X demand could top 50 million units: KGI Apple iPhone X demand could top 50 million units: KGI
- September 26, 2017

This Cupertino-based tech giant sure likes its profit margins nice and hefty, spending an estimated $295.44 on the components and "basic manufacturing" of every 64GB iPhone 8 Plus unit then sold for $799 a pop. "The higher total BOM cost for the iPhone 8 Plus can't be tied to a single area or feature. The higher cost is the result of slower annual component cost erosion tied in with additional features", said Andrew Rassweiler, senior director of cost benchmarking services for IHS Markit. (more...)
Brace yourselves for this festive season's second discounting duel Brace yourselves for this festive season's second discounting duel
- September 26, 2017

It added that this translates into a 40 per cent year- on-year growth when compared to U.S. $1.05 billion generated in the 2016 edition. "This year's BBD (Big Billion Day), we have set new standards by doubling our sales versus last year, stepping up our geographic coverage and vastly increasing the reach of affordability constructs like No cost EMI, Product Exchange and Buy Back Guarantee". (more...)
The Punisher Is Out To Collect In New Promo Video The Punisher Is Out To Collect In New Promo Video
- September 26, 2017

With The Punisher set to arrive before year's end, Marvel and Netflix may face their biggest challenge yet. Jon Berthnal made his first appearance as the character in season two of Daredevil , engaging in several bloody showdowns with the titular hero, who, for some reason, didn't approve of Frank's violent methods of exacting justice. (more...)
Microsoft Ignite's Biggest Surprise: Quantum Computing Microsoft Ignite's Biggest Surprise: Quantum Computing
- September 26, 2017

Microsoft hasn't announced yet what its new programming language will be called, but it did say that it will be integrated into the company's Visual Studio, and it should work much like other supported programming languages. That makes them impractical for everyday use, at least for now. The project's leaders predict they can quickly overtake competitors such as Google once they have a working qubit in hand. (more...)
Microsoft and Facebook complete 6430 kilometer long transatlantic Marea subsea cable project Microsoft and Facebook complete 6430 kilometer long transatlantic Marea subsea cable project
- September 26, 2017

Situating the cable many miles south of the current connection points on both continents helps safeguard against natural disasters or other major events disrupting connectivity across the Atlantic. It's been a joint project between Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius , and it's taken just two years to bring to fruition. The Marea cable's new "open" design allows it to evolve with technology, ensuring the highest performance for users now and well into the future, even as the global population ... (more...)
Suzuki e-Survivor Concept Previews The Electric Off-Roader Of The Future Suzuki e-Survivor Concept Previews The Electric Off-Roader Of The Future
- September 26, 2017

If you told us this was Jeep's vision for a the pocket-sized off-roader of the future, we might nearly believe you. It's a quirky SUV and builds upon the success of the Jimny and Vitara , but if you've noticed, this one takes things to another level and yes, we mean that this one's electric. (more...)
What the Chart Means for Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS)
- September 26, 2017

The original version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/09/25/insider-selling-clovis-oncology-inc-clvs-insider-sells-3000-shares-of-stock.html. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 191,583 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $13,315,018.50. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ALXN) was raised too. (more...)
PUBG devs elaborate on Epic Games dispute PUBG devs elaborate on Epic Games dispute
- September 26, 2017

I'm rarely someone that gets into a loot grind, but Epic does such a great job at constantly broadening the game experience that I'm always excited to unlock something new in-between missions. "But our name was used to officially promote their game without our knowledge". And we had this business relationship and we had trust that we would be getting continued support, and we were looking forward to working more closely with them to get technical support, maybe develop new features. (more...)
China would have permanently blocked WhatsApp China would have permanently blocked WhatsApp
- September 26, 2017

China has blocked access to WhatsApp messaging throughout its territory, security experts confirmed to The New York Times . The disabling in mainland China of the Facebook-owned app is a setback for the social media giant, whose chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has been pushing to re-enter the Chinese market, and has been studying the Chinese language intensively. (more...)
As Trump Mulls Fate Of Nuclear Deal, Iran Test-Launched A Missile As Trump Mulls Fate Of Nuclear Deal, Iran Test-Launched A Missile
- September 26, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, while speaking during the parade, said Tehran would press ahead with strengthening its missile capabilities and military defenses. Rouhani has said that the Trump administration is seeking "an excuse" to pull out of the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement that capped Iran's nuclear activities in return for the lifting of worldwide sanctions on Iran. (more...)
Senate Holds Hearing On Health Care Bill
- September 26, 2017

The measure would redistribute federal health-care dollars among all states, not just the ones that expanded Medicaid under the ACA. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), accompanied by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Susan Collins, would require states to demonstrate that their health-care rules meet several federal standards, including parity for mental health care, reconstructive surgery after mastectomies and minimal hospital states for newborns, among others. (more...)
WWE 2K18 is coming to PC WWE 2K18 is coming to PC
- September 26, 2017

A season pass will also be included in the Deluxe Edition, though there's still no specifics. WWE 2K18 will be powered by a new/enhanced graphics engine, aiming to deliver new lighting, more realistic skin and new camera effects. The game will be available on October 17 for everyone, with console users who opt in for the deluxe edition being able to play it on October 13. For instance, WWE 2K17 launched in February 2017 as opposed to its console release in October 2016, while WWE ... (more...)
Fitbit Ionic smartwatch becomes available on October 1 for $299.95 Fitbit Ionic smartwatch becomes available on October 1 for $299.95
- September 26, 2017

Fitbit Ionic , the company's first smartwatch, will be available for purchase on October 1st. And the new Apple Watch and Android Wear rival won't be alone: the new wireless Fitbit Flyer headphones also go on sale the same day. In North America, Fitbit Ionic will be available at retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Dick's Sporting Goods, Kohl's, Macy's, REI, Target, and Verizon. (more...)
Apple's latest video revealed 8 new features of the iPhone 8 series Apple's latest video revealed 8 new features of the iPhone 8 series
- September 26, 2017

Also, if there are too many people buying the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus , there will probably be less to purchase the iPhone X . The iPhone 6 , which was released in 2015, nabbed 2% iOS market share during its first weekend, according to Localytics. (more...)
Fiera Capital Corp Has $5.27 Million Position in Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. (UBNT)
- September 26, 2017

About 618,537 shares traded. Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Ubiquiti Networks, Inc . It has outperformed by 13.14% the S&P500. Nationwide Fund Advsrs has 0.01% invested in Ubiquiti Networks Inc (NASDAQ: UBNT ) for 65,503 shares. Ubiquiti Networks, Inc . ( UBNT)'s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 42.25. (more...)
Google's Project Jacquard Levi's Jacket Finally Goes On Sale Google's Project Jacquard Levi's Jacket Finally Goes On Sale
- September 25, 2017

The new Levi's Commuter Trucker Jacket launches this Wednesday for $350. The gestures on the jacket cuff are fully re-configurable: "using the Jacquard app you can assign gestures to invoke different digital "abilities" that were designed specifically for an on-the-go lifestyle". (more...)
Deloitte hacked, compromising its clients' emails Deloitte hacked, compromising its clients' emails
- September 25, 2017

Hacker allegedly breached the company's emails previous year. The attack on Deloitte was described as " sophisticated " and may have compromised some blue-chip client information. Stored on Microsoft's Azure cloud service, this was not protected with two-factor authentication. "In response to a cyber incident, Deloitte implemented its comprehensive security protocol and began an intensive and thorough review including mobilising a team of cybersecurity and confidentiality experts ... (more...)
Oops! End of World Delayed a Month Oops! End of World Delayed a Month
- September 25, 2017

While the world did not end on September 23, one conspiracy theorist claims there's a new apocalypse date in October. But despite Nibiru believers waiting for its fateful arrival on Saturday, no rouge planet appeared in the skies over Earth. (more...)
Gionee M7 launched alongside M7 Power: Specs, features and pricing details Gionee M7 launched alongside M7 Power: Specs, features and pricing details
- September 25, 2017

Both the smartphones will go on sale starting from September 30. Coming to the camera, the Gionee M7 sports a dual rear camera setup. The smartphone comes with a price tag of RMB 2799 ( Rs. Memory wise it packs 4GB RAM, with 64GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB with microSD. In terms of optics, the Gionee M7 Power features a 13MP rear-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and LED flash, while for selfies, there is an 8MP sensor at the front. (more...)
999 for Select Customers 999 for Select Customers
- September 25, 2017

Because Airtel new Rs. 999 plan offers a huge amount of data. Under this scheme, the operator is giving to the 4 GB of data per day. Notably, users will also be allowed the option to carry over their data to the next month as part of this offer. (more...)
Microsoft Teams will soon replace Skype for Business Microsoft Teams will soon replace Skype for Business
- September 25, 2017

These are the users who "are first to engage customers, represent a company's brand, and see products and services in action", Microsoft says. "We believe there is tremendous opportunity to empower these workers to promote growth, spark innovation and accelerate an organization's success in the digital age". (more...)
Blur Group PLC's (BLUR) corporate Rating Reaffirmed at N+1 Singer Blur Group PLC's (BLUR) corporate Rating Reaffirmed at N+1 Singer
- September 25, 2017

The company has market cap of 25.39 billion GBP. Its down 0.50, from 1.58 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 44 investors sold Trifast plc shares while 116 reduced holdings. Analysts expect Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:TBBK) to report $0.12 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 500.00% from last quarter's $-0.03 EPS. (more...)
First Attack on Titan 2 Screenshots Released First Attack on Titan 2 Screenshots Released
- September 25, 2017

Attack on Titan 2 releases in Japan in early 2018 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch , and PC via Steam. Whether or not the second game's release to the Nintendo Switch means the first installment from previous year will be brought over to the console as well remains to be seen. (more...)
Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities
- September 25, 2017

It is unclear when the test took place. Iran performed a successful test of a ballistic missile on Friday, hours after it was unveiled during a military parade. Under the pact, Tehran agreed to restrict its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of economic sanctions. At the UN General Assembly this week, the USA and Iranian leaders traded barbs. (more...)
JioPhone deliveries start, here's how to track your phone JioPhone deliveries start, here's how to track your phone
- September 25, 2017

This task of delivering is said to be completed in 10-15 days, as informed by a channel partner of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd to PTI. Deliveries of the low-priced 4G handsets will begin from rural areas and small towns before urban centres, the partner, who did not wish to be named, told PTI. (more...)
US Spy Satellite Launched From California US Spy Satellite Launched From California
- September 24, 2017

NROL-42 is the latest addition to the fleet of spacecraft built and operated by the National Reconnaissance Office ( NRO ). The rocket was carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload to assist with national security. The Atlas V has now flown 73 times since its 2002 debut and has not suffered a single mission failure. Another launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. (more...)
Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) Sees Significantly Lower Trading Volume
- September 24, 2017

President & CEO Jonathan Corr sold 2,210 shares at an average price of $83.71 on September 7th. Ellie Mae Inc has a one year low of $77.60 and a one year high of $114.95. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $114.23. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Japan Deploys PAC-3 Surface-Air Interceptors Near N. Korea Missile Routes Japan Deploys PAC-3 Surface-Air Interceptors Near N. Korea Missile Routes
- September 24, 2017

Instead, North Korea launched ballistic missiles over Hokkaido on August 29 and last Friday. In northern Japan, PAC-3 systems are deployed at the ASDF's Chitose base in the Hokkaido city of Chitose and its Shariki sub base in Tsugaru, Aomori Prefecture. (more...)
Did iPhone X hurt iPhone 8 launch day crowds? Did iPhone X hurt iPhone 8 launch day crowds?
- September 24, 2017

The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have started being sold and as usual iFixit has performed a teardown to show what the iPhone 8 has under its hood. Now, if you're thinking about repairing the iPhone 8 yourself, you'd better think twice. iFIxit didn't provide a repairability score for it as its teardown is still ongoing, but this is still an iPhone, meaning it'll be just as hard to fix as previous models. (more...)