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OnePlus 5 spotted running Android 8.0 Oreo, beta testing may commence soon OnePlus 5 spotted running Android 8.0 Oreo, beta testing may commence soon
- September 29, 2017

However, Android Oreo beta updates have only been released for OnePlus 3 and 3T. A test readout has turned up on mobile benchmarking website Geekbench that shows a OnePlus 5 out in the wild running on Android 8.0.0. On the front there is a 5.5-inch 1080 AMOLED touchscreen display and also supports 34 different bandwidths for more networks. Samsung is already rumoured to be hard at work on its own update, and it seems rival OnePlus is set to follow suit. (more...)
Mini Commodore 64 Including 64 Games Launching in 2018 Mini Commodore 64 Including 64 Games Launching in 2018
- September 29, 2017

Yes you heard it right The C64 Mini is the upcoming reboot of the nostalgic console. We assume that this will replicate the original design exactly, removing the Mini moniker altogether. Orders can be made at the C64 Mini website . That offers basic commands and programming within the console. Releasing in early 2018, and suggested retail price of £69.99, it comes with 64 pre-installed games from the era, such as California Games , Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe , Paradroid and ... (more...)
Feeling old? DNA supports early evolution of our species Feeling old? DNA supports early evolution of our species
- September 29, 2017

Scientists said on Thursday they sequenced the genomes of the seven individuals including a boy who lived as a hunter-gatherer at Ballito Bay roughly 2,000 years ago. Two such individuals also had at least one sleeping-sickness-resistance variant in the APOL1 gene. The Stone Age individuals do not carry these protective alleles . (more...)
Apple update flaws left Mac firmware vulnerable Apple update flaws left Mac firmware vulnerable
- September 29, 2017

Apple's said in a statement that "Apple continues to work diligently in the area of firmware security, and we're always exploring ways to make our systems even more secure", the company said in a statement. Attacks originally developed by the NSA and exposed in the WikiLeaks Vault 7 data dumps also rely on out-of-date firmware. The researchers said the security support provided for EFI firmware depends on the hardware model of Mac. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins Discovery Tour is a Combat-Free Mode Assassin's Creed Origins Discovery Tour is a Combat-Free Mode
- September 29, 2017

The Discovery Tour mode will be added as a free update early 2018. All while explaining various events, background for characters or interesting facts about Egypt. Ptolemy, Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have already been confirmed, as well as Aya and Bayek of course, and Guesdon even said that kids will be involved as well. (more...)
Analysts See $2.78 EPS for McKesson Corporation (MCK)
- September 29, 2017

Ballentine Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of McKesson Corporation in the 1st quarter worth approximately $191,000. Caesars Acquisition Company (NASDAQ:CACQ) has risen 91.58% since September 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Shares for $6.32M were sold by HAMMERGREN JOHN H on Wednesday, May 31. Provise Management Group Llc, which manages about $1.14 billion and $659.02 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHA) by 63,170 shares to 105,001 shares, ... (more...)
Nintendo Wii Shop channel to close January 31st 2019 Nintendo Wii Shop channel to close January 31st 2019
- September 29, 2017

You'll still be able to purchase games and add credit right up until Tuesday, March 27th, 2018. As for the Wii Shop Channel, it'll be around for a while longer until January 31, 2019 at 2:59pm JST. It was the first console to introduce motion controls to gaming, with the "Wiimote" allowing players to swing the controller around to perform a variety of actions. (more...)
Mars Base Camp: Lockheed Martin's Red Planet Plan in Pictures Mars Base Camp: Lockheed Martin's Red Planet Plan in Pictures
- September 29, 2017

Lockheed Martin briefly stole SpaceX founder Elon Musk's thunder at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide today, when the USA defence contractor revealed plans to put humans on Mars within the decade. Mars Base Camp's first mission is meant to be an orbiting mission around the Red Planet. Chambers called the Mars vision "a transformational event for our generation", adding: "It's literally [the] dawn of the new age of discovery about ourselves and about our solar system and ... (more...)
$2.36 Billion in Sales Expected for NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) This Quarter $2.36 Billion in Sales Expected for NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) This Quarter
- September 29, 2017

The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 0.95 and the short float is around of 3.03%. Coatue Management LLC owned approximately 0.69% of NVIDIA Corporation worth $594,158,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Investors of record on Thursday, August 24th were issued a $0.14 dividend. Now it is offering a dividend yield of 0.00% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of 0.00%. (more...)
What's New In iOS 11.1 Beta What's New In iOS 11.1 Beta
- September 29, 2017

Apple said that a small number of its new iPhones are suffering from an audio problem that creates a crackling or popping sound during phone calls in some instances. Apple has acknowledged the presence of the problem, but said that there are only a "small number" of iPhone 8 units that are affected by it. However, a software problem has made the smartwatch's LTE connectivity unreliable, with Apple claiming that it will soon be releasing a fix for the issue in an upcoming watchOS ... (more...)
Bengaluru: Two boys die after mistakenly drinking acid Bengaluru: Two boys die after mistakenly drinking acid
- September 29, 2017

Sahil Shankar (8) and Aryan Singh (9) were playing together when they saw a bottle with the acid. Sahil Shankar, whose birthday it was, and his goldsmith-father Shankar had invited friends and relatives from the neighbourhood for a party at their Kilari Road residence off Kempe Gowda Road. (more...)
Trump blasts McCain over health bill vote Trump blasts McCain over health bill vote
- September 29, 2017

John McCain for opposing Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . Collins said she spoke to Vice President Pence on Saturday. The bill repeals key pillars of the law, such as the individual mandate; loosens its federal regulations, like those affecting pre-existing conditions; and fundamentally overhauls Medicaid , changing it from an open-ended federal guarantee to a program of capped funding directly to the states. (more...)
Musk aims for the moon and Mars Musk aims for the moon and Mars
- September 29, 2017

SpaceX has previously talked about how it is developing the interplanetary rocket and capsule to transport humans and cargo to Mars to eventually colonise the planet. Maybe he would talk about those two as well in his presentation. Elon Musk's SpaceX has the financial clout to reach Earth's next door neighbour and is aiming to get people to the Red Planet by around 2030, with the first people there being tasked with beginning to build a new civilisation. (more...)
Alcatel is releasing its budget Idol 5 Android phone in the US Alcatel is releasing its budget Idol 5 Android phone in the US
- September 29, 2017

The smartphone will be exclusively carried in the country by Cricket Wireless. It might be just a step down from the Idol 5S that's available on Amazon right now, you'll be surprised how much gets into the Idol 5 for $199. release includes dual speakers that you'll immediately notice. Along with Idol 5, Alcatel also introduced its new UNI360 VR Goggles, which are available for purchase separately for $49.99. (more...)
Traders Sell Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) on Strength (CSCO)
- September 29, 2017

Therefore 62% are positive. After posting $0.55 EPS for the previous quarter, Cisco Systems, Inc .'s analysts now forecast 0.00 % EPS growth. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 3, current ratio was 3, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.39 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 0.51, while Payout ratio is 0.558. (more...)
World's Newest Continent Zealandia Reveals Its Mysteries in Drilling Expedition World's Newest Continent Zealandia Reveals Its Mysteries in Drilling Expedition
- September 29, 2017

After a two-month voyage to study the sunken land, a multinational team of researchers affiliated with the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) has just arrived in Hobart, Tasmania, aboard the research vessel JOIDES Resolution . He said: "That is still probably true, but it is now clear that dramatic later events shaped the continent we explored on this voyage". "Prof Rupert Sutherland from New Zealand's Victoria University claims, "[The research] has big implications for ... (more...)
Honor 7X set for an October 11 launch Honor 7X set for an October 11 launch
- September 29, 2017

The company confirmed the launch in a Weibo post. Huawei's subsidiary company Honor is about to drop a big release in the coming weeks as the popular social media website Weibo has witnessed an official post form the company that teases their upcoming 7X, with a tag line that hints at a new display being introduced to the product line. (more...)
Scientists find shock wave from collision of black holes Scientists find shock wave from collision of black holes
- September 29, 2017

Astronomers at the Gravitational Wave Laser Interferometry Observatory (LIGO), in collaboration with the Italian observatory Virgo, have detected gravitational waves for the fourth time. Albert Einstein, through his General Theory of Relativity, predicted in 1916 that the waves should exist. In September and December 2015, LIGO detected the phenomenon twice, and confirmed the existence of gravitational waves in February 2016. (more...)
India to lead fourth industrial revolution: Mukesh Ambani India to lead fourth industrial revolution: Mukesh Ambani
- September 29, 2017

Indian mobile industry is expected to create economic value of about Dollars 217 billion and create 5 million jobs by 2020, telecom minister Manoj Sinha said today. "The opportunity to pave the path for our nation's progress and create a better quality of life for every Indian beckons us", Ambani said. We have to provide ubiquitous access to high-speed data at affordable prices. (more...)
Nokia 3310 throwback phone is officially coming to Australia Nokia 3310 throwback phone is officially coming to Australia
- September 29, 2017

Announcing a smaller, lighter, upgraded version of the classic 2000 phone at the Mobile World Congress in February 2017, HMD rolled out the phone in 2G in May and June this year. In keeping with the series' bold heritage, the Nokia 3310 3G will be available in Australia in new Azure and Charcoal colours, all with a matte finish and new silver keypads. (more...)
ESA scientists piece together last image captured by Rosetta probe ESA scientists piece together last image captured by Rosetta probe
- September 29, 2017

It returned a wealth of detailed images and scientific data on the comet's gas, dust and plasma as it drew closer to the surface. Until recently, scientists thought they'd already seen Rosetta's last image, but while parsing the probe's last bits of data, ESA researchers found a few remaining telemetry packets. (more...)
Study discovers why consumers are bringing home more bed bugs Study discovers why consumers are bringing home more bed bugs
- September 29, 2017

When traveling , be careful of bed bugs in hotels and rented apartments. "Bed bugs are having a global resurgence", William Hentley, from Sheffield University, said. Bed bugs don't carry disease which makes them pretty benign. Credit: Flickr , Louento.px. This tells us that Carbon dioxide is indeed important and prompts the bugs to enter foraging mode, however, the gas doesn't tell them where to find tasty blood. (more...)
House passes flood insurance bill, Senate says no thanks House passes flood insurance bill, Senate says no thanks
- September 29, 2017

The National Flood Insurance Policy will now expire December 8, 2017. The Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act (HR 1422), sponsored by Reps. A number of senators have spoken out against the flood insurance provisions that remain in the House bill, raising the possibility that the bill could be dropped or changed. (more...)
Twitter Says It Found 201 Accounts Linked to Possible Russian Election Interference
- September 29, 2017

Those findings are largely consistent with what Facebook has disclosed to Congress about the Facebook ads bought by Russian-backed accounts. The Senate Intelligence Committee will call executives from the Silicon Valley giant to help understand Russian election meddling. (more...)
Gravity Rush 2 online services to end on January 19 Gravity Rush 2 online services to end on January 19
- September 29, 2017

The announcement came through the Japanese PlayStation Blog so excuse us if there are any translation mistakes because we had to use Google Translate for this one. This points to the obvious fact that the game simply wasn't a success for Sony, and the online services aren't worth being kept live due to the low userbase. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) Stock on the Move Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) Stock on the Move
- September 29, 2017

Currently, the 14-day ADX for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) is sitting at 64.65. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV operates as an global automotive company. 6 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 30297.5 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 32656.8 million and 29092.1 million respectively. (more...)
Google Expands Access to its Android Parental Controls Google Expands Access to its Android Parental Controls
- September 29, 2017

The app for parents is also available on on iPhones running iOS 9 and higher, but there is now no iOS support for the kids' version of the app. Google says that the feature makes "Android better for kids and families", and it places parents in control of what their kids can do. (more...)
Carnival Corporation Forecasted to Post FY2017 Earnings of $3.69 Per Share (CCL)
- September 28, 2017

The company has market cap of $6.03 billion. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Veritable L.P. Buys 2,595 Shares of Carnival Corporation (CCL )" was posted by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.92 earnings per share. Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Carnival Corporation as $4.16 Million in the Current Quarter. (more...)
Ford bets there's a market for its $100000 F-450 pickup trucks Ford bets there's a market for its $100000 F-450 pickup trucks
- September 28, 2017

The automaker said in a release that the new, range-topping Super Duty Limited raises the bar for luxury and technology from a truck, but of course, the newest addition to the F-Series lineup raises something else, as well: the price ceiling on capable, all-American motor vehicles with a full frame and a cargo bed. (more...)
SNES Classic Mini Edition Review Roundup SNES Classic Mini Edition Review Roundup
- September 28, 2017

Best Buy will only pass out as many tickets as we have systems available, with a limit of one per customer. It looks like a little version of its 1990 forefather, and comes with 21 classic games built-in, from " Super Mario World " and " Yoshi's Island " to "Final Fantasy VI" and " The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past ". (more...)