Science


Apple considering 'Advanced' LCD screens for future iPhones Apple considering 'Advanced' LCD screens for future iPhones
- September 28, 2017

In a recent estimate by IHS Markit, Apple iPhone 8 Plus may be the company's "most expensive" smartphone when it comes to manufacturing them. Apple's next "mid-range" iPhones that use LCD displays could have the same bezel-less design as the iPhone X in 2018, according to the Wall Street Journal . (more...)
GoPro Unveils Fusion 360, Hero 6 Black Cameras GoPro Unveils Fusion 360, Hero 6 Black Cameras
- September 28, 2017

GoPro also today launched Fusion-a waterproof, mountable 5.2K spherical camera it's been testing since April-plus new mounts and accessories, and new Follow and Watch modes for its Karma drone. However, the camera isn't just meant to be used to produce 360 video. The camera also introduces what the company calls Overcapture, allowing the user to select a specific perspective from the spherical feed for a more limited view and shareable video. (more...)
Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT) Upgraded to "Hold" at Vetr Inc
- September 28, 2017

Looking at the other side of the coin, FIT traded as low as $5.62 in the past 52 weeks, and since then the shares have risen 16.9% or $0.95. Cowen and Company set a $6.00 price objective on shares of Fitbit and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. (more...)
Google Home 'Max' High-End Stereo Speakers Reportedly In The Works Google Home 'Max' High-End Stereo Speakers Reportedly In The Works
- September 28, 2017

Will the Google Home Max be metal instead of plastic? The Google Home Max , as it is thought to be codenamed, apparently features both premium design and build alongside a higher fidelity sound. And what exactly would qualify as a premium design for the Max? However, at this point, we can't really predict Google's plans. Now that Apple HomePod is also going to penetrate the market in December, it is only legit for Google to enhance Home's hardware to make it rival the HomePod. (more...)
Meet Arthur Morgan in the new trailer for 'Red Dead Redemption 2' Meet Arthur Morgan in the new trailer for 'Red Dead Redemption 2'
- September 28, 2017

Rockstar has just launched a new trailer or information drop for the upcoming open-world Western game Red Dead Redemption 2 showing plenty more Wild West action from the 2018 title. When does the new Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer go live? If Bully 2 is truly in development, its secrecy could be because Rockstar wants to make a surprise launching for the game. (more...)
'The Cher Show' Debuts on Broadway in Fall 2018 'The Cher Show' Debuts on Broadway in Fall 2018
- September 28, 2017

The show is informed by a series of interviews that Mr. Elice has conducted with Cher . "It seems insane, exciting and bizarre-but that's probably how my life seems to most people", said Cher . The teenage phenom who crashes by twenty. The would-be actress with an Oscar. The rock goddess with a hundred million records sold. The legend who's done it all, still scared to walk on stage. (more...)
LG V30 Arrives in the US Next Week LG V30 Arrives in the US Next Week
- September 28, 2017

AT&T and T-Mobile today announced that they're bringing the LG V30 to the U.S. starting October 5. Prices on the LG V30 are surprisingly affordable. Carphone Warehouse is carrying the LG V30 exclusively in the United Kingdom, and pre-order deals are now open for LG's latest super phone. LG has loaded some custom software features onto the V30 as well, like an Always On Display that'll give you shortcuts to Quick Tools and Music Player features without you turning on the display. (more...)
Aston Martin launches Project Neptune submarine Aston Martin launches Project Neptune submarine
- September 28, 2017

Founded in Florida by L. Bruce Jones and Patrick Lahey, the team at Triton are committed to producing the safest and best performing, deep-diving submersibles in the world. Aston Martin took Triton's Low Profile three-person platform and created a design that fits around it. "We have used forms and proportions that express the same devotion to design, engineering and beauty that shape our cars, such as the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar project". (more...)
NVIDIA's Shield TV is the latest home for Google Assistant NVIDIA's Shield TV is the latest home for Google Assistant
- September 28, 2017

That means you can just say the magic words when nearby those control devices to wake up your Nvidia Shield TV and issue voice commands directly to Assistant, the way you would with a Google Home or with your Pixel smartphone. And of course, you can ask Shield TV to play movies, music and TV shows for you using Assistant, too. The Shield TV update also adds Samsung's SmartThings integration, allowing owners to turn their set-top box into a connected device hub. (more...)
Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management Lowers Holdings in Intel Corporation Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management Lowers Holdings in Intel Corporation
- September 28, 2017

Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management's holdings in Intel Corporation were worth $2,335,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 11%. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $1.09 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.90%. (more...)
Ghost Recon Wildlands PvP Mode Finally Comes Out in October
- September 28, 2017

The PvP mode is scheduled to launch on October 10, Ubisoft announced today. There will be 8 maps and 12 classes at launch, though Ubisoft has said there will be "regular updates" - which includes more classes, maps, and modes - after the mode launches. (more...)
American Red Cross begins relief efforts following Maria American Red Cross begins relief efforts following Maria
- September 28, 2017

No power? No food? According to the Associated Press , more than half of the population still has no running water. At a rally Friday, Trump mused, "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, out, he's fired". (more...)
BIG to design the world's largest Mars simulator in the UAE BIG to design the world's largest Mars simulator in the UAE
- September 28, 2017

Now the UAE government has announced it is building the world's largest space simulation city, and to top it off it will be designed by one of the world's flashiest architects, Bjarke Ingels, whose company is literally called BIG . Earlier this year, UAE rulers revealed the Mars 2117 Strategy - an ambitious project which aimed to establish the " first inhabitable human settlement in Mars by 2117 ". (more...)
Microsoft Office 2019 to Be Released in the Second Half of 2018 Microsoft Office 2019 to Be Released in the Second Half of 2018
- September 28, 2017

Microsoft has announced the launch of Office 2019, its on-premise productivity suite that will come as a welcome upgrade for those not quite ready to make the move to its cloud-based apps. According to Tech Juice , 'cloud-powered innovation' will also be an attraction of the new update. For now there are not many details about the new features of this version, but there is talk of support for "virtual ink" to work more naturally, also Excel will enjoy new formulas and graphics, and ... (more...)
ZTE's foldable smartphone could be the surprise of 2017 ZTE's foldable smartphone could be the surprise of 2017
- September 28, 2017

However, the guys over at Android Authority has revealed what looks to be a leaked photo showing the phone. The phone features a pair of full HD display and when the phone is unfolded, the screen joins together to form a 6.8-inch display with a resolution of 1920x 2160 with an aspect ratio of 1:1. (more...)
Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Rumors: Updated Specifications Leaked Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Rumors: Updated Specifications Leaked
- September 28, 2017

In other words, more accurate colours on it. The handset will, of course, be water and dust resistant. The regular Pixel 2 will come in Just Black, Clearly White, and Kinda Blue colors. It will have the same design as the smaller Pixel, only with a larger screen. The screen to body ratio is in the 80% to 85% range, which indicates that the Pixel 2 XL will have thin bezels and an edge-to-edge screen similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8 . (more...)
Buy 3 Amazon Echo (2nd Generation)'s Get $50 Off Buy 3 Amazon Echo (2nd Generation)'s Get $50 Off
- September 28, 2017

But the company hasn't forgotten about the living room either: Amazon also introduced a new $70 Fire TV model . It also comes with the same 360-degree sound as the original Echo with one major addition: support for Dolby sound. "With Alexa, the new Fire TV makes it easier to navigate content and discover great movies and TV shows , all by using your voice". It comes in black and white and will sell for $129.99 and will be available in December. (more...)
IPhone X battery larger than iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus IPhone X battery larger than iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- September 28, 2017

The diagnosis of the problem is still not clear and it is happening across all carriers and in different parts of the world. One Verge editor has also confirmed the crackling sound to be coming from his phones earpiece during calls. iOS 11 adoption is already seeing impressive numbers , although it's lagging behind iOS 10 adoption according to a new report . The issue can be bypassed by using headphones or the speaker phone. (more...)
Apple rolls out iOS 11.0.1 update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Apple rolls out iOS 11.0.1 update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod
- September 28, 2017

Apple laid its cards out for the iPhone 8 and iPhone X . Based on the listing, the iPhone 8 packs 2GB of RAM leaving the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X with 3GB of RAM speed. It's the same as the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus . In comparison, Apple's iPhone 7 Plus also brought the bigger-sized capacity of the battery that read 2900mAh. (more...)
Vigil held for disaster victims in Puerto Rico, Mexico Vigil held for disaster victims in Puerto Rico, Mexico
- September 28, 2017

The Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration is providing an easy checklist on Twitter for those of you who can fly there to donate aid. Governor Chris Sununu announced the effort Wednesday afternoon. Cases of bottled water rolled in all evening from attendees with personal connections to the island as well as those who recognized the enormous need present there. (more...)
Sell-Side Sees Upside & Positive Growth in Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED)
- September 28, 2017

Eagle Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in 3M Co (NYSE:MMM). Burgundy Asset Mgmt holds 8,200 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.13. (more...)
Family friend says local Navy vet is stranded in Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

Most of the people who want to stay have to start from zero. But in the absence of USA support, Puerto Ricans are coming together to help one another, said Cruz. "I think we've done a very good job". Officials have described "apocalyptic" conditions, which are only expected to get worse, and Puerto Rico's governor Ricardo Rosselló has deemed Maria the biggest catastrophe in the island's history. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Shares Sold by Aureus Asset Management LLC
- September 28, 2017

The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 2 by Cowen & Co. About 28 shares traded. Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc ( ATVI ) traded up 2.372% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $63.225. It last reported revenues of $1.51 billion and EPS of $0.45 for the June 2017, representing 0% top-line growth and 0.41 EPS growth. Its up 0.34, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. (more...)
In ten years, India will become $7 trillion economy: Ambani In ten years, India will become $7 trillion economy: Ambani
- September 28, 2017

Ambani's statement comes as the debate over the slowdown of the economy widened. "We have to provide ubiquitous access to high speed data at affordable price and at the same time we have to ensure that every Indian has access to affordable smartphone that connects them to limitless knowledge and the power of the internet", Ambani said. (more...)
MediaTek MT6739 quad-core chipset with dual VoLTE support announced in India MediaTek MT6739 quad-core chipset with dual VoLTE support announced in India
- September 28, 2017

The chipset comes loaded with a 64-bit quad core with ARM Cortex-A53 CPU, which is clocked at 1.5GHz per core. The MT6739 also contains an image signal processor (ISP) that supports 13-megapixel cameras and an optional dual camera function. (more...)
Global Roofing Adhesives Market Outlook, Growth, Demand, Forecast 2017 Global Roofing Adhesives Market Outlook, Growth, Demand, Forecast 2017
- September 28, 2017

Forestry Software Market 2017 by Type (Cloud-based, On-premises ), Power Rating, Application (Agriculture, Forestry, Commercial ), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022. Competitive profiles of the key players in the industry are also discussed. Geographically Global Ground Support Equipment Market report is segmented into several key Regions such as North America ( the USA, Canada and Mexico), South America ( Colombia, Brazil, Argentina ), Europe ( Russia, Germany, ... (more...)
Canadian rocks hold some of oldest evidence of life on Earth Canadian rocks hold some of oldest evidence of life on Earth
- September 28, 2017

Future research can analyze the composition of such graphite and accompanying minerals to identify the kinds of early organisms that might have created them as well as the environment in which they lived. "The finding was surprising and exciting", Komiya said. They carried out a detailed geological analysis of the rocks and measured the concentrations and isotope compositions of the graphite and carbonate. (more...)
The solar eclipse was way more popular than the Super Bowl The solar eclipse was way more popular than the Super Bowl
- September 28, 2017

The path of the total solar eclipse stretched from OR to SC, marking the first time in 99 years that it travelled across the continental United States. By comparison, the most-watched Super Bowl (in 2015 when the New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks) drew an estimated 114 million viewers. (more...)
Deadly Overwatch Bug Causes Seasonal Bans and Drastic SR Loss Deadly Overwatch Bug Causes Seasonal Bans and Drastic SR Loss
- September 28, 2017

The bug is observed when someone leaves while the competitive match is loading. The screen gets stuck on the "waiting for players" state and any attempt to load a match after that fails. If you find yourself slapped with a season ban on Overwatch even though you did nothing wrong, don't worry - it's a bug and Blizzard is on it. (more...)
Armenia's export of electricity in 8 months grow by 10%
- September 27, 2017

The ministry of energy infrastructures and natural resources told ARMENPRESS the main export destination was Iran . 805 million kWh of electricity were shipped to Iran in the reporting period, as well as116 million kWh to Georgia . It is noted that for the indicated period 1.4 million kWh of electricity was consumed in the domestic market, constituting a 7,2% increase to compare with the previous year indicators. (more...)