Science


Xbox One's game gifting feature is now available for Xbox Insiders Xbox One's game gifting feature is now available for Xbox Insiders
- October 03, 2017

Xbox One players now can send a title directly to one of your Xbox Live friends or straight to a nominated email address. It was at PAX West when Mike Ybarra commented that these new features would eventually reach all users. According to VG247, whomever you choose to receive the gift will receive an email notification as well as a code to redeem the gift via the Xbox Store, just like you'd do for any other redeemable code bought elsewhere. (more...)
Nintendo Wii Shop Channel Is Shutting Down In 2019 Nintendo Wii Shop Channel Is Shutting Down In 2019
- October 03, 2017

WiiWare and Virtual console games can still be played on the Wii and Wii U as long as they are stored in the system's memory. Owners of the Wii are still allowed to add the shop's currency, Wii Points, until March 26, 2018. "Now that customers have shifted to Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family systems, we plan to focus our efforts in those areas". (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
- October 03, 2017

Microsoft Corp now has $577.36 billion valuation. Investec Asset Management LTD now owns 9,093,270 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $598,883,000 after acquiring an additional 2,754,877 shares during the period. Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $1.04 billion activity. Capossela Christopher C sold 3,000 shares worth $207,339. (more...)
Here Are All The Hoaxes Being Spread About The Las Vegas Shooting Here Are All The Hoaxes Being Spread About The Las Vegas Shooting
- October 03, 2017

Lombardo said the shooter is dead. At least six threads on 4Chan wrongly named democrat Geary Danley as the shooter and Google showed them in people's search results. Tech companies have, instead, announced moves to cut the flow of advertising dollars to fake-news websites, partnered with journalists and professional fact-checkers to check on trending stories and topics and granted greater services meant to help users discern what information is true and what is not. (more...)
Bumble just launched a careers and networking function Bumble just launched a careers and networking function
- October 03, 2017

Bumble, founded in 2013, has enabled more than 250 million woman-initiated "first move" interactions. The new feature has been in the works for more than a year - it was initially meant to launch fall 2016 - but it's finally rolling out to all users in the US, Canada, UK, France, and Germany. (more...)
Groove Music says goodbye as Microsoft partners with Spotify Groove Music says goodbye as Microsoft partners with Spotify
- October 03, 2017

The same update will begin to roll out to public next week. Existing Groove Music subscriptions won't automatically transition to Spotify subscriptions, but the two companies are trying to sweeten the deal for Groove Music users by giving them 60 days to try Spotify's premium service for free. (more...)
Cow Farts May be A Bigger Factor in Global Warming Cow Farts May be A Bigger Factor in Global Warming
- October 02, 2017

Natural byproduct of the cow is methane as its gut microbes breakdown the tough vegetation it eats. As all know that the most important role in the climate change is played by the carbon dioxide . This study was sponsored by NASA's Carbon Monitoring System research initiative. The estimates presented in this study are also 15% larger than global estimates provided by the U.S. (more...)
Chromebooks Comes with Google Assistant New Improvements Chromebooks Comes with Google Assistant New Improvements
- October 02, 2017

It seems like introduction of Google Assistant to Google's laptop range suggests that the Pixelbook might be launched on October 4th. Now it looks like we have sort of official confirmation that it will soon be there because the Google Home app has listed that you can "Chat with your Assistant" on Chromebook, although it's not yet available in real life. (more...)
Italy orders North Korea ambassador home over missiles Italy orders North Korea ambassador home over missiles
- October 02, 2017

Tillerson said the US was probing North Korea's willingness to talk, and called for a calming of the situation on the Korean Peninsula, adding it was incumbent on the North to halt the missile launches. They include the two nations' U.N. missions, regular exchanges between senior diplomats, and unofficial discussions between North Korean officials and former USA officials. (more...)
Unexpected surprise: a final image from Rosetta / Rosetta / Space Science / Our Activities Unexpected surprise: a final image from Rosetta / Rosetta / Space Science / Our Activities
- October 02, 2017

Researchers analysing the final telemetry sent by Rosetta immediately before it shut down on the surface of the comet a year ago have reconstructed one last image of its touchdown site. Almost a year after it crashed into a comet , the Rosetta spacecraft has given scientists a gift from beyond the grave: the final image of its resting place on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. (more...)
Ryan murder case: Suspended principal reappointed at Sector 40 branch as teacher Ryan murder case: Suspended principal reappointed at Sector 40 branch as teacher
- October 02, 2017

The news of Batra joining another school has fumed the victim's parents. The Gurugram administration has been tasked with running the school for three months. The parents in Sector 40 were also outraged over school's latest decision. The school remained shut for 10 days after the incident, and reopened only on September 18. (more...)
Americans win Nobel medicine prize for body rhythm work Americans win Nobel medicine prize for body rhythm work
- October 02, 2017

Nobel medicine laureates have included scientific greats such as Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, and Karl Landsteiner, whose identification of separate blood types opened the way to carrying out safe transfusions. Rosbash is on the faculty at Brandeis University, Young at Rockefeller University and Hall has been associated with the University of Maine. The total amount for each of the 2017 prizes is 9 million kronor ($1.1 million), up from 8 million kronor a year ago. (more...)
Sony's updated PlayStation VR won't block HDR Sony's updated PlayStation VR won't block HDR
- October 02, 2017

For North American gamers keen to get in on the action, Sony promises it will keep bundle prices unchanged from where they are now, however it doesn't yet have a release date to share. This function can be used only when the VR headset is turned off. The revision - which is identifiable by its CUH-ZVR2 model number - features a streamlined connection cable, and change in the headset's design to enable stereo headphones to be integrated. (more...)
Two Dead After Head-On Collision on Interstate 880 Two Dead After Head-On Collision on Interstate 880
- October 02, 2017

Initial CHP reports indicated that both victims were women. The deadly crash occurred when a auto going the wrong way crashed into another vehicle. Both women were drivers and each was the only occupant of her vehicle, CHP Officer Matthew Hammer said. (more...)
CVR Refining LP (CVRR) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Buy"
- October 02, 2017

Trading volume was down 98.80% under the stocks average daily volume. (NYSE:TR) has risen 4.65% since October 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 60.81% the S&P500. Weaver C Barksdale And Inc holds 675 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Raymond James & Associate invested in 13,098 shares or 0% of the stock. This week, CVR Refining (CVRR) is leading the list of gainers in the refining and marketing space. (more...)
WNBA Finals: Lynx top Sparks 80-69 to force deciding fifth game WNBA Finals: Lynx top Sparks 80-69 to force deciding fifth game
- October 02, 2017

The Lynx led by as much as 19 in the second half, before Sims made some big shots to spark a Los Angeles run that trimmed the deficit to nine points. "A bit, but not so serious because to me when you take things way to seriously you become too tense", she said. We'll see if we were over-helping and see what the situation was. (more...)
David Bowie Was Director's First Pick For Blade Runner 2049
- October 02, 2017

USA Today's Brian Truitt called " Blade Runner 2049 " "the best film so far " this year. Blade Runner is a movie I didn't truly discover until college. The film's storyline and character arcs have been shrouded in secrecy. As K, Ryan Gosling once again demonstrates his compelling ability to hold the audiences' attention at all times, however minimal his dialogue - if he were born 100 years earlier, he'd have been a star in silent era, too. (more...)
SpaceX founder unveils his mission to Mars SpaceX founder unveils his mission to Mars
- October 02, 2017

Both the new rocket and spaceship are now theoretical , though Musk did say that he hopes to begin construction on the rocket in the next six to nine months. Knowing Musk though, it won't stay that way for very long. Musk, who has a dream to send people to and establish a colony on Mars, plans to build a #Rocket ship capable of taking people anywhere on earth within an hour, Bloomberg reported . (more...)
Lindsell Train LTD Raised Stake in Pepsico INC (PEP) by $29.90 Million Lindsell Train LTD Raised Stake in Pepsico INC (PEP) by $29.90 Million
- October 02, 2017

Alere Inc now has $4.47 billion valuation. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 1st were issued a $0.805 dividend. About 1.57M shares traded or 34.19% up from the average. The firm has "Buy" rating by UBS given on Wednesday, October 7. (NYSE:PEP) on Tuesday, April 19 with "Overweight" rating. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "Sector Perform" rating in Friday, July 22 report. (more...)
Missing Winter Park nanny found dead in Orange County, police say Missing Winter Park nanny found dead in Orange County, police say
- October 02, 2017

Authorities said that "valuable evidence" was discovered inside Fulford's abandoned SUV, which was recovered miles away from the crime scene - leading police to her body. Winter Park police released surveillance photos of a man using Fulford's ATM card, who is a person of interest in the case. The family who hired Fulford as a nanny became concerned after she failed to pick up their son from school and notified police. (more...)
Huawei says Mate 10 will be an 'intelligent machine,' not a smartphone Huawei says Mate 10 will be an 'intelligent machine,' not a smartphone
- October 01, 2017

As per the leaks, the above-posted image is of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and the design seriously looks interesting, an appealing Metallic design can be seen, and as leaked the device comes with a Dual-Camera setup in the rear. Other than that, the handset is expected to have flagship-level specifications which include Huawei's latest Kirin processor that touts built-in artificial intelligence capabilities. (more...)
Tag: secure google account Tag: secure google account
- October 01, 2017

In an attempt to improvise the security tools for esteemed users, as per reports from Bloomberg , Google has come up with a more physical approach in lieu of the existing two-factor authentication or 2FA as it is popularly known. The Gmail messages of John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign chairman, were famously hacked past year, along with the databases of the Democratic National Committee. (more...)
Smith Shellnut Wilson ADV Claims $632000 Stake in Apple
- October 01, 2017

Apple Computer now has $796.06B valuation. The stock decreased 0.44% or $0.21 on September 29, reaching $47.3. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has risen 19.47% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. Cape Cod Five Cents Bank stated it has 82,068 shares. Analysts await Apple Inc . (NASDAQ: AAPL ). S&Co holds 1.85% of its portfolio in Apple Inc . (more...)
Trump vows to tackle N Korea on Asia trip
- October 01, 2017

The diplomat said Trump's decision to withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal early this year had raised questions about the administration's commitment to the region. There has been an escalation in tensions between North Korea and the US since the secretive nation began showcasing the progress it has made in nuclear weapons development including testing missiles and exploding what it claimed to be a hydrogen bomb. (more...)
NC State tops Syracuse, 33-25 NC State tops Syracuse, 33-25
- October 01, 2017

But penalties and slip-ups left SU (2-3, 0-1 ACC) on the edge of striking distance, ultimately falling to NC State (4-1, 2-0 ACC) 33-25 and never having possession with a chance to tie the game. "I think that we're playing well", coach Dino Babers said Monday. "It's tough to score when you're not on the field and we had to make the most of the opportunities that we had". (more...)
Brexit: Boris Johnson urges two-year transition time limit
- October 01, 2017

In an interview with The Times , Ms Davidson criticised the timing of Mr Johnson's "glorious Brexit" article on the same day as the Parsons Green attack. Ruth Davidson has taken aim at Boris Johnson on the eve of the Tory party conference by calling for "serious people" to take charge of Brexit . He told the Sun: "I want people to be paid more". (more...)
CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) Traded Higher Than Its 50 Day Average
- October 01, 2017

Shares of CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX ) traded up 0.829% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $54.135. Shares last traded at $53.69 a tad above $50.16, the stock's 50 day moving average and just a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $50.73. (more...)
ICU Grandpa Goes Viral for Cuddling Babies ICU Grandpa Goes Viral for Cuddling Babies
- October 01, 2017

For the past 12 years, Deutchman has visited Children's Healthcare of Atlanta twice a week to hold and comfort babies in the neonatal intensive care unit-earning him the nickname "ICU Grandpa" from staff and parents. The original post has since garnered over a hundred thousand likes and over 50,000 shares. But, not everyone understands his love for his role as a volunteer cuddler. (more...)
Sears closing Polo Park location in Winnipeg, 9 others across Canada Sears closing Polo Park location in Winnipeg, 9 others across Canada
- September 30, 2017

Sears said approximately 1,200 employees across the country will lose their job following the store closures. The struggling retail chain made the announcement Friday night , barely three months after announcing plans to close 59 stores - including its outlet location at Garden City Shopping Centre in Winnipeg. (more...)
"Big decisions" must be made about rebuilding Puerto Rico
- September 30, 2017

But more than a week after the September 20 hurricane hit the island, many people were still desperate Friday for necessities, most urgently water. "They are massive and can purify up to 1,200 gallons of water per hour", said Kevin Cassidy, a public affairs officer with the Maryland National Guard. (more...)