Science


Google Chrome Prompts Russian Android Users To Select Default Search Engine Google Chrome Prompts Russian Android Users To Select Default Search Engine
- August 07, 2017

Yandex is the largest search engine in Russian Federation, boasting 50 percent market share there , compared to Google's 45 percent. Whether or not this sets a precedent in other countries such as the United States remains unknown, but as consumers become more dependent on their mobile devices for finding information, Yandex executives are excited that Russian users now see a screen that gives them a choice. (more...)
OnePlus 5 Soft Gold variant is official; available in 'select quantities' OnePlus 5 Soft Gold variant is official; available in 'select quantities'
- August 07, 2017

Gold smartphones are officially a thing, and the OnePlus 3 was one of the devices that took part in that trend . OnePlus isn't saying exactly how many soft gold OnePlus 5s are available, but we have to guess it isn't that large of a number. (more...)
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk teases launch of 'world's most powerful rocket SpaceX CEO Elon Musk teases launch of 'world's most powerful rocket
- August 07, 2017

One of the main Spacex's Customers, Luxembourg based SES satellite operator, chose to contract next mission scheduled for Falcon-9 rocket with refurbished booster. After identifying the cause of the explosion, SpaceX returned to flights four months later, including the first ever relaunch and landing of a used orbital rocket in March 2017. (more...)
Honeywell International Inc. Sells 24500 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Honeywell International Inc. Sells 24500 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI)
- August 07, 2017

The Bamco Inc holds 3.00 million shares with $565.08M value, up from 2.89M last quarter. The stock rose 0.63% or $1.72 reaching $276.45 per share. About 16,584 shares traded. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) shares were sold by Durkin Dennis M. (more...)
Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds Expansion Releases on November 7 Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds Expansion Releases on November 7
- August 07, 2017

We loved Horizon Zero Dawn when we reviewed it, making particular mention of its stunning visuals and engaging combat system. If you pre-order the expansion from the PlayStation Store , you can access a custom avatar. Aloy heads north in Frozen Wilds, where the unhospitable terrain has bred bigger, nastier machines. The level 50 cap is still in effect, but XP can still be collected. (more...)
Mobile Woos Seniors with Two Lines of Unlimited for $60 Mobile Woos Seniors with Two Lines of Unlimited for $60
- August 07, 2017

The new deal offers more than a 50 percent savings on service for seniors. Legere's comments are a shot at competitor AT&T's Senior Nation plan, which comes with a $30 per month cost for customers over 65 but includes an old school offer of just 200 anytime minutes, 500 night and weekend minutes, and unlimited calling to other AT&T customers. (more...)
Local viewing times for solar eclipse
- August 07, 2017

EDT. To find out whether you'll need to drive to the eclipse or just step outside your house, use this interactive map that shows whether you are in the path. Monday, Aug 21. "Our goal is to have all students witness the partial eclipse safely and to have as many as possible view the total solar eclipse". Residents near Dallas, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Buffalo will all see a total solar eclipse. (more...)
Teenager left bloodied after Teenager left bloodied after "sea-lice" feast on his skin
- August 07, 2017

Sam said a nurse had suggested sea lice were to blame, "but it was just a guess". "They are very good at finding food", he said of the scavengers. An awesome story to show that the animals are in urban areas, and we do not live completely separated from nature, ' said Alistair Poor, like mosquitoes and leeches on land that bite people, the same thing happens in the ocean. (more...)
Close-up render purportedly shows Moto X4's dual-camera setup
- August 07, 2017

This picture shows the two sensors adjustment the rear camera module in place in a horizontal manner. One can take a good look at dual-LED (dual tone) flash unit, placed above the primary camera module. The new phone will have curved back with super slim edge and bump in the middle, perfectly created to offer ideal grip to the hand. It is also expected to support AI (Artificial Intelligence)-based digital butler (most probably Google Assistant) and smart camera capabilities. (more...)
Le Groupe PSA devient le deuxième constructeur automobile européen Le Groupe PSA devient le deuxième constructeur automobile européen
- August 07, 2017

Deux dirigeants de PSA font notamment leur entrée: Rémi Girardon, actuel directeur de la stratégie industrielle, devient directeur industriel d'Opel/Vauxhall, tandis que Philippe de Rovira , actuellement directeur du contrôle de gestion du groupe français, est nommé directeur financier de la nouvelle filiale. (more...)
Flipkart will sell refurbished smartphones at discounted prices by Diwali
- August 07, 2017

Redmi Note 4 variant at Rs 9,999 will get a maximum of Rs 9,000 off on exchange, and sports 2GB RAM coupled with 32GB storage. Redmi Note 4 with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage will come with a maximum of up to Rs 12,000 off on exchange. However, Flipkart hasn't mentioned the value yet. One of the best deals in the Flipkart sale is on Google Pixel XL . The 32GB base variant is priced at Rs 67,000, but with the discount, you can buy it for as low as Rs 48,999. (more...)
9-year-old applies to NASA 9-year-old applies to NASA
- August 07, 2017

NASA's new employee will also strive to protect the Earth from potential contamination from planets like Mars - which scientists say it has been covered with waters and it has a life-sustaining atmosphere. "It's also about protecting other planets and moons from our germs as we responsibly explore the Solar System", wrote James L. Green, director of NASA's planetary science division. (more...)
How to Watch Elon Musk Hand Over the First Tesla Model 3 How to Watch Elon Musk Hand Over the First Tesla Model 3
- August 07, 2017

Of course, General Motors' all-electric Chevrolet Bolt comes close: It has a starting price of $37,500. "I think a lot of folks will be leasing the Model 3", Bankrate.com analyst Claes Bell said, noting that the vehicle will be priced higher than most middle-income buyers can afford. (more...)
Arya and Bran Have Been Separated For Way Longer Than You Remember Arya and Bran Have Been Separated For Way Longer Than You Remember
- August 07, 2017

I was nervous. It just terrified me. "When somebody is watching you don't do it quite as well". "Later it was fine on set and we could concentrate, but it was so hard to get into character with Sophie in front of me". The two even got matching tattoos depicting the date they first met after they started shooting their scenes together. Arya certainly hasn't forgotten that fight, so it's unsurprising that she quickly sought Brienne out. (more...)
Perseid Meteor Shower To Light Up The Night Sky This August Perseid Meteor Shower To Light Up The Night Sky This August
- August 07, 2017

The shooting stars which are about the size of a grain sand are thought to travel at about 37 miles a second during the meteor shower as they create a spectacular cosmic fireworks display that is clearly visible across the globe. When they are in space, those particles are called meteoroids. As the moon rises in the late evening (after 11pm), the meteor shower will be harder to see due to the brightness of the moon. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy C7 (2017) Support Page Goes Live on Samsung China Website Samsung Galaxy C7 (2017) Support Page Goes Live on Samsung China Website
- August 06, 2017

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro is now available for purchase for the Indian consumers at a price of Rs 20,990 via company's e-store. Samsung Pay works on 2.5 million Point of Sale (PoS) Card machines across the country through its revolutionary Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) technology. (more...)
Raksha Bandhan songs that perfectly defines sibling love Raksha Bandhan songs that perfectly defines sibling love
- August 06, 2017

Check out top Bollywood songs that celebrate brother-sister love. Didi's Rakhi wishes on Raksha Bandhan day. Rakhi is celebrated on August 7, 2017 . The sister seeks the protection of her blood-brother or a close male friend, who in turn offers her respect and protection. In order to celebrate the same, people are flooding social media with heartwarming posts for their brothers/sisters. (more...)
Dragon Quest Builders 2 Coming To Nintendo Switch And PS4
- August 06, 2017

And for what it's been shown, Dragon Quest Builders 2 is retaining all those positive aspects and expanding on them. Watch a new set of trailers below. Square Enix was quiet on any other solid details, including a release date, but it's a safe bet we won't be seeing it anytime before 2018. DQI and DQII will available digitally starting August 10th, and priced at 600 yen and 850 yen, respectively, while DQIII will be released later in the month for 1,500 yen. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV Co-op Mode Will Receive Another Closed Beta August 11th Final Fantasy XV Co-op Mode Will Receive Another Closed Beta August 11th
- August 06, 2017

While the Final Fantasy XV multiplayer beta is limited in scope, it offers three different missions to serve as a preview of what players can expect from the expansion. There will only be a small sample of what will be available during the closed beta however. You'll also be able to upgrade weapons and perform visually exciting combat by simply holding down the circle or B button. (more...)
Richy Werenski closes with eagle for lead at Barracuda Championship Richy Werenski closes with eagle for lead at Barracuda Championship
- August 06, 2017

It's a week for aces at the 19th annual Barracuda Championship with Tom Hoge earning his first hole-in-one on the PGA TOUR at No. 7 making it the third this week and the most in a tournament this season. He finished with a total of eight birdies and a bogey. Barnes's nine birdies included five in a row from the 12th through the 16th. Former PGA Tour Rookie of the Year John Huh got off to a roaring start and emerged with a slim lead after Thursday's opening round of the PGA Barracuda ... (more...)
Moto Z2 Force announced with flagship specs Moto Z2 Force announced with flagship specs
- August 06, 2017

Another notable feature of the Moto Z2 Force Edition is its dual rear camera setup. This is somewhat of a departure for Motorola who had been heading toward a direct-to-consumer only route. It is compatible with the line of add-ons, called Moto Mods , that came out starting past year with the original Moto Z. But, we will see. When taking photos with the depth sensing camera , you get a bokeh effect that tries to replicate a narrow depth of field lens. (more...)
Ralph Macchio, William Zabka to Reunite for 'Karate Kid' Sequel Series Ralph Macchio, William Zabka to Reunite for 'Karate Kid' Sequel Series
- August 06, 2017

Will Smith, yes, the Fresh Prince, is bringing viewers the series from his Overbrook Entertainment which is based through Sony Pictures Television Studios. Let's just get this out of the way first: The first "Karate Kid " movie is, undeniably, a sports movie. Cobra Kai's return attracts the attention of LaRusso, who's been seeking goal and guidance in his life since his teacher, Mr. (more...)
Brewers shut out Rays behind Davies Brewers shut out Rays behind Davies
- August 06, 2017

Wilson Ramos is 3-for-6 versus Davies, who faces Tampa Bay for the first time and is 1-0 with a 2.77 ERA in two career interleague starts. Two errors on Perez set up the Rays' first scoring threat in the fifth, before they had a hit. It was the second straight shutout for the Brewers, who have given up only one run while winning three straight. Broxton stole a base and scored on Orlando Arcia's double. (more...)
Konami announces exclusive partnership with Fulham FC for PES 2018 Konami announces exclusive partnership with Fulham FC for PES 2018
- August 06, 2017

Konami's PES franchise has always lagged behind Federation Internationale de Football Association when it comes to licences and partnerships, with only one or two English teams normally being licensed. For example, PES 2018 branding will feature on the back of Fulham's home, away, third and goalkeeping kits in real life. In fact, PES 2018 branding will be pretty much everywhere with ad boards advertising the game, as well as ball boy kits even giving the game a mention on match days. (more...)
UNI to host solar eclipse viewing party
- August 06, 2017

An estimated 1 million people are expected in SC, which will see a total eclipse in a 70-mile (110-kilometer) strip across its three major cities. "Even if you wear the special solar lenses, and you're protecting your eyes, you can not use them to then look through an unfiltered telescope or binoculars", Dr. (more...)
9-year-old 9-year-old "Guardian of the Galaxy" submits application for NASA job
- August 05, 2017

That's a lot of responsibility for one person , which is why the job comes with a six-figure pay: $124,406 to $187,000 annually. He signed off the letter with his name and "guardian of the galaxy, fourth grade". "At NASA , we love to teach kids about space and inspire them to be the next generation of explorers ", he said. This week, the space agency began looking for its new planetary protection officer, someone capable of guarding the planet from " microbial contamination from other ... (more...)
Scientists find large, new storm on Neptune Scientists find large, new storm on Neptune
- August 05, 2017

He set out to show that some bright objects can be studied just as well during twilight, when other astronomers are twiddling their thumbs, and quickly discovered a new feature on Neptune: A storm system almost the size of Earth. Molter, I.de Pater, UC Berkeley / C. Alvarez, W. M. Keck Observatory) The images above show the newly discovered storm in Neptune. "When I spoke with Wong after his talk, he told me his team was trying to figure out why the dark vortex was drifting to the south ... (more...)
Latvia to see partial lunar eclipse next week Latvia to see partial lunar eclipse next week
- August 05, 2017

Get ready to witness the lunar eclipse on August 7. A partial lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth moves between the sun and moon but they do not form a perfectly straight line in space. "A lunar eclipse usually occurs about 2 weeks before or after a solar eclipse-commonly known as paired eclipses". Don't miss this lunar eclipse, if suppose you missed. (more...)
NRA Spokeswoman Dana Loesch Warns NYT: 'We're Coming For You' NRA Spokeswoman Dana Loesch Warns NYT: 'We're Coming For You'
- August 05, 2017

Searches for the word were up 7,643% week-over-week on Friday afternoon, after the National Rifle Association ( NRA ) posted a video in which it threatened to " fisk " the paper of record, The New York Times . "Consider this the shot across your proverbial bow", Loesch warned. Loesch responded on Twitter with several tweets on the topic. Further review casts doubt on whether Loesch says " fist " or " fisk ", as captions on a separate, longer video include the word " fisk ". (more...)
Pressure grows for Trump to fund Obamacare subsidies Pressure grows for Trump to fund Obamacare subsidies
- August 05, 2017

The chairman of the Senate health committee says he wants his panel to approve a one-year extension of federal payments to insurers so they can curb out-of-pocket health care costs for millions of Americans. He's now chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. "For the short term, the proposal is by mid-September to see if we can agree on a way to stabilize the individual insurance market", Alexander added . (more...)