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First Ten Minutes of Spider-Man First Ten Minutes of Spider-Man
- September 27, 2017

In the movie, Donald Glover's character already talked about his "nephew" and, given that he is playing Miles Morales' uncle from the comics who is also the burglar known as Prowler, that pretty much confirmed it already. Following Spider-Man's departure, Davis is trying to free himself from being secured to his auto. "In the meantime, I think Miles is a big part of the animated movie that Sony's making". (more...)
Intel launches self-learning processor Intel launches self-learning processor
- September 27, 2017

Named after an active undersea volcano south of the island of Hawaii, Intel said in a statement Monday that Loihi includes a total of 130,000 silicon "neurons" connected with 130 million "synapses", the junctions that in humans connect the neurons within the brain. (more...)
Reliance Capital to start health insurance firm Reliance Capital to start health insurance firm
- September 27, 2017

Noting that the group is focusing on the defence sector even though there is a lot of competition, he said "government is shortly going to award contract for six submarines worth Rs50,000 crore". He further said the company has a joint venture with the leading material and aerostructure composite company in France-based Daher which supplies 50% of composite material to Boeing and Airbus. (more...)
Free weekend announced for Cliff bleszinski's LawBreakers, starting on September 28th Free weekend announced for Cliff bleszinski's LawBreakers, starting on September 28th
- September 27, 2017

This weekend, however, there should be an influx of players into the game thanks to a free weekend set to commence from September 28 on Steam. Making the announcement via Twitter, the developer also stated that if you decide to purchase the title, it will be running at a 25% off discount. (more...)
FDA launches pre-certification program for developers of healthcare-related software FDA launches pre-certification program for developers of healthcare-related software
- September 27, 2017

Through the program, the FDA will look at a software developer or digital health technology developer overall instead of just focusing on one product at a time, like it now does with drugs and medical gadgets. The companies that participate must provide access to the methods they use to develop, test, and maintain their products as well as give information to the FDA about how they collect data and maintain quality. (more...)
CQS Cayman LP Invests $348000 in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) CQS Cayman LP Invests $348000 in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
- September 27, 2017

The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 33.37 Million. The technology company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.04. The company's diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 0.19. For the full year, analysts expect earnings to decline -28.13% yoy to $1.38. Buckingham Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 0.5% during the first quarter. (more...)
Antarctic Glacier Loses Iceberg 4 Times the Size of Manhattan Antarctic Glacier Loses Iceberg 4 Times the Size of Manhattan
- September 27, 2017

The University's Seongsu Jeong and Ian Howat released a paper past year revealing that rifts have begun forming in the center, instead of around the sides, of the Pine Island Glacier's floating ice shelf, possibly due to rising ocean temperatures. (more...)
Global Ground Support Equipment Market Industry Research Report 2017 Global Ground Support Equipment Market Industry Research Report 2017
- September 27, 2017

Additionally, the report also reveals developing trends, economic and behavioral policies, industrial blueprint aspects on regional basis along with industrial procedures of Aquarium market. On the basis of key players, types and applications global Smart Building market is segmented. Based on the product, the global market is fragmented as chassis dynamometer, vehicle emission test system, engine dynamometer, and wheel alignment tester. (more...)
Microsoft Gears Up For Quantum Computing Ecosystem Microsoft Gears Up For Quantum Computing Ecosystem
- September 27, 2017

The most advanced computers today are powered by this kind of technology. And it's reprising its original strategy in hopes of gaining an edge on another technological revolution-powerful computers that work on data using the quirks of quantum mechanics. (more...)
Sonic Forces Trailer Reveals Casino Forest Zone Sonic Forces Trailer Reveals Casino Forest Zone
- September 27, 2017

As seen below in the latest gameplay trailer for Sonic Forces , fans who enjoy more classically designed stages in which the Fastest Thing Alive can run amok ought to be head over heels for the Casino Forest Zone. The brightly lit, colorful stage features pinball-based level designs, complete with bumpers, pinball flippers, and slot machines. Sonic Forces is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC on November 7 in North America and Europe, and November 9 in Japan. (more...)
Microsoft passed on buying Minecraft before the 2014 deal Microsoft passed on buying Minecraft before the 2014 deal
- September 27, 2017

An announcement at Microsoft's Ignite conference confirmed that the company will be integrating a new language into Visual Studio, created to work on both a quantum simulator and an actual quantum computer . "That's where the criticism comes from, not from everything else". Fortt asked Nadella about the recent expansion of the company's Artificial Intelligence and Research group from 5,000 to 8,000 people, at a time when Alphabet, Facebook and other companies have also been investing in ... (more...)
French tourist saves bus from mountain plunge French tourist saves bus from mountain plunge
- September 27, 2017

He says it was "incredible luck" that the French passenger, who had been sitting near the driver, was able to stop the bus in time. That action, helped by a guide rail piercing the front of the bus, brought the vehicle to a halt, but only after the front end was already jutting over a 330ft precipice. (more...)
Spurs edge West Ham 3-2 Spurs edge West Ham 3-2
- September 27, 2017

Likewise, Mousa Dembele was rested against West Ham and is in line to start in midfield , probably beside either Eric Dier or Harry Winks (who had only a cameo appearance on Saturday). Igor de Camargo had hit the bar for APOEL , while Carlao and Roland Sallai also went close, but Kane took his tally to five goals in the current competition and nine in his last five matches this season. (more...)
How To Get The Last of Us: Part II PS4 Dynamic Theme How To Get The Last of Us: Part II PS4 Dynamic Theme
- September 27, 2017

Regarding the new poster seen above, Naughty Dog's Scott Lowe writes on the company's site that the poster is a second TLOU collaboration with artists Kevin Tong and Mondo. The theme for The Last of Us Part 2 is available to purchase and download on the official PlayStation Store and sadly it is not free but will cost you $2.99 United States dollars. (more...)
Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Holdings Trimmed by Factory Mutual Insurance Co Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Holdings Trimmed by Factory Mutual Insurance Co
- September 27, 2017

The stock rose 0.51% or $0.82 reaching $163.69 per share. About 9,776 shares traded. Enterprise Financial Services Corp boosted its stake in Facebook by 1.0% during the first quarter. First Trust Advisors Lp increased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 6.28% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jones Collombin Investment Counsel holds 2.95% or 56,687 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices' (AMD) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity
- September 27, 2017

ANDERSON JAMES ROBERT also sold $217,200 worth of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Fort Point Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Advanced Micro Devices Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.95B market cap company. (more...)
Amazon is Now Selling New Apple TV 4K Amazon is Now Selling New Apple TV 4K
- September 26, 2017

Apple TV 4K is available on Amazon , which is likely a good sign the Amazon Prime app for Apple TV is about to be released. Amazon will stream its first Thursday Night Football game for the season this week, so it's possible that Prime Video might reach the Apple TV's App Store by then, but neither company has directly confirmed an availability date. (more...)
Tim Peake's Soyuz Spacecraft Is Going On A Tour Of The UK Tim Peake's Soyuz Spacecraft Is Going On A Tour Of The UK
- September 26, 2017

The Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft, which launched Peake, cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko of the Russian federal space agency Roscosmos and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra for a 185-day stay aboard the space station, first touched down in the United Kingdom on display at the Science Museum in London in January. (more...)
Toyota investing $374M in USA to build hybrid SUV Toyota investing $374M in USA to build hybrid SUV
- September 26, 2017

According to a release, production on the transaxles is scheduled to begin in 2020. The investments will include adding new production of hybrid transmissions in Buffalo, West Virginia, expanding 2.5-liter engine capacity in Georgetown, Kentucky, increasing production of 2.5-liter cylinder heads in Troy, Missouri and modifying the Bodine Jackson, Tennessee, plant to accommodate production of hybrid transaxle cases and housings and 2.5-liter engine blocks. (more...)
NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Receives Buy Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Receives Buy Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada
- September 26, 2017

Inc. boosted its stake in shares of NVIDIA Corporation by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Achmea Investment Management B.V. now owns 25,357 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock worth $3,663,000 after purchasing an additional 941 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Gionee unveils the M7 and the M7 Power with bezel less displays Gionee unveils the M7 and the M7 Power with bezel less displays
- September 26, 2017

The Gionee M7 is priced at CNY 2,799 (approx Rs.27,500) while the M7 Power costs CNY 1,999 (approx Rs.20,000). Gionee has finally unwrapped its newest smartphone, Gionee M7, which will feature a display that will confuse it for an LG V30 and cameras that look like they are from the new iPhone. (more...)
Apple iOS 11 contains bugs, causing serious problems Apple iOS 11 contains bugs, causing serious problems
- September 26, 2017

Dropbox says the integration with the Files app makes for much easier access to files stored in Dropbox. If you have a newer iOS device and you haven't yet upgraded to iOS 11, you should know that you're in an ever-dwindling group. There's integration with third-party services like Dropbox and Google Drive, as well as Apple's own iCloud Drive service. (Web Desk) - Apple users and tech geeks have reported various bugs in iOS 11, latest operating system, including battery issues and ... (more...)
NFL & Facebook in Worldwide Programming Partnership NFL & Facebook in Worldwide Programming Partnership
- September 26, 2017

Alongside the footage from the games themselves, the NFL's media division will also distribute content from its production arm NFL Films on Facebook's newly launched Watch platform. By the next year, that deal had ended . Online highlights rights in the United Kingdom are now owned by Sky Sports who also broadcast the majority of games live, while the BBC host a weekly highlights show and will show three live games starting with this weekend's New Orleans Saints v Miami Dolphins clash at ... (more...)
Plastics polluting the oceans spread to the Arctic Plastics polluting the oceans spread to the Arctic
- September 26, 2017

According to The Guardian , a team of researchers from Great Britain, the United States, Norway and Hong Kong, led by marine biologist Tim Gordon of Exeter University, claim that this discovery confirms the extent of pollution by plastics. (more...)
Microsoft adds intelligent search experience to Windows 10 taskbar searchbox
- September 26, 2017

However, it is specifically targeting educators and students. These are the users who "are first to engage customers, represent a company's brand, and see products and services in action", Microsoft says. Today at Ignite, we shared our vision for empowering these workers, now underserved by technology, with Microsoft 365 F1 , a new plan created to maximize the impact of the Firstline Worker. (more...)
Ataribox will have AMD inside, run Linux, cost under $300 Ataribox will have AMD inside, run Linux, cost under $300
- September 26, 2017

The console will be powered by an AMD-customized processor and run on operating system Linux . Atari trickled out some more details in an email Tuesday about its much anticipated Ataribox, a modernized take on its popular Atari 2600 , which turned the big four-O on September 11. (more...)
Vimeo to Acquire Livestream, Launches Live-Video Broadcasting Service Vimeo to Acquire Livestream, Launches Live-Video Broadcasting Service
- September 26, 2017

There will also be new distribution and marketing tools, including the addition of Livestream's syndication tools for live distribution across social platforms. The pact is the first major move under Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud, who was named to the top job this summer after heading its creator business unit. "As more businesses and organizations are using real-time events as part of their communication strategy, from concerts to classes to conferences, the need for professional live streaming ... (more...)
Royce & Associates LP Purchases 33000 Shares of Callidus Software, Inc. (CALD)
- September 26, 2017

Essex Investment Management Co Llc increased its stake in Ptc Inc (PTC) by 7.55% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hodges Capital Management Inc acquired 9,704 shares as Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD)'s stock declined 8.05%. (more...)
Do Not Drop Your iPhone 8 Do Not Drop Your iPhone 8
- September 26, 2017

Both the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus could not withstand a being dropped from a height of 6 feet nor could they survive being thrown some distance. Here's the test video put together by the crew at SquareTrade , an insurance company that specialises in protecting electronics. In the end, the iPhone 8 got a breakability score of 67, the iPhone 8 Plus received a breakability score of 74, and the Galaxy Note 8 topped the charts at 80. (more...)
Google Extends Security Updates for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P Until November 2018 Google Extends Security Updates for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P Until November 2018
- September 26, 2017

It isn't immediately clear why the search giant has made a decision to add two more months of security updates, but the information is confirmed and official, communicated through Google's support page itself (first spotted by the folks at Droid Life ). (more...)