Science


It's Rizzo To The Rescue For Young Cancer Patient It's Rizzo To The Rescue For Young Cancer Patient
- October 25, 2017

According to KMOV.com , Abby was diagnosed with germinoma brain tumors in 2016 and overcame it. After chemotherapy and radiation treatments, she was given the all-clear. The family contacted hospital security. The hospital is investigating what happened to the photo, while the family is asking for it back. "We have no hard feelings for whoever took it, no questions asked", Jill Schrage said. (more...)
Try the Xbox One X Early at This Xbox-themed Hotel
- October 25, 2017

Bookings are taken on a first come, first serve basis, with the hotel only sticking around from November 3 until November 5. Xbox Stay n' Play will be located in the heart of Sydney and will offer both overnight and day suites to the first lucky people to register . (more...)
Tesla confirms talks to build auto plant in Shanghai
- October 25, 2017

In June, Elon Musk had confirmed in a tweet that Tesla was in discussion with the Indian government. There have been reports that Tesla is thinking about setting up a manufacturing facility in China and if a new report is to be believed, Tesla has finally signed off on a deal to build an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in Shanghai. (more...)
Auxier Asset Management Cuts Stake in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX)
- October 25, 2017

Klingenstein Fields And Limited Liability Co reported 0.02% in Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX). BlackRock Inc. now owns 15,362,418 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $1,508,435,000 after purchasing an additional 14,801,397 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Attack on Titan 2 Launch Window and Full Character Roster Revealed Attack on Titan 2 Launch Window and Full Character Roster Revealed
- October 25, 2017

Moreover, Miche Zacharias, Nanaba, Gelgar, Ymir and Christa Lenz will also be playable. Titan AI will be enhanced this go-round, so you'll have to work harder and come up with new strategies to bring them down. Town Life will also be improved, with more options to train and strengthen relationships with the other members of the cast. While Attack on Titan 2 is a high-octane action game, this installment includes some RPG elements. (more...)
South Park: The Fractured But Whole free trial starts today South Park: The Fractured But Whole free trial starts today
- October 25, 2017

None of these oddities broke the game however, except one issue where I fartkoured to the top of an area and the prompt to get down did not load so I was stuck. If you liked South Park: The Stick of Truth , you should feel right at home with this one. Ubisoft has announced that a new free trial is available for South Park: The Fractured But Whole on PS4 and Xbox One , which will allow players the chance to check out The Fractured But Whole experience for free. (more...)
Twitter to begin labeling political ads Twitter to begin labeling political ads
- October 25, 2017

Twitter is responding to political scrutiny over the role it may have played in spreading Russian misinformation , and to a bipartisan Congressional bill proposing new regulations for online ads , with some new initiatives of its own. "We will also be improving controls for our customers and adopting stricter advertising policies". Immediately after Twitter announced the moves, Sen. (more...)
Google is having a hardware nightmare with its new Pixels Google is having a hardware nightmare with its new Pixels
- October 24, 2017

But then the good news is that if anyone sees a screen burn-in on the Pixel 2 XL after a week or even a month, you are eligible for a free warranty replacement from your manufacturer. Google has also been forced to push back some of the orders for its white Pixel 2 device toward the backend of November - though it had to do a similar thing for the Pixel past year. (more...)
Einstein's theory of happiness sells for United States dollars 1.3M at auction Einstein's theory of happiness sells for United States dollars 1.3M at auction
- October 24, 2017

While Albert Einstein's theory of happiness may be relative, it fetched $1.3 million at a Jerusalem auction on Tuesday. The winning bid far exceeded the pre-auction estimated price of between $5,000 (£3,809) and $8,000 (£6,094), according to the Winner's auction house website. (more...)
Retired NASA astronaut Paul Weitz dies at 85
- October 24, 2017

Curtis Brown, a former astronaut and current board chairman of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation , said Weitz proved that age was merely a number when he came out of retirement to serve on the Challenger when he was nearly 51. "He came out of retirement to fly and that was not commonplace at the time that he did", said Tammy Sudler, president and CEO of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. (more...)
Bad Rabbit ransomware attacks Russian mass media Bad Rabbit ransomware attacks Russian mass media
- October 24, 2017

Bad Rabbit, as the outbreak is being dubbed, is primarily attacking targets in Russian Federation, but it is also infecting computers in Ukraine, Turkey and Germany , researchers from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab said. Preliminary analysis indicates the malware is professionally developed and incorporates a variety of advanced measures created to allow it to rapidly infect large government and corporate networks. (more...)
Are trees devolving? Ancient trees were MUCH more complicated, scientists reveal
- October 24, 2017

The team, led by Hong-He Xu, describe cross-sections of the trunk of a 374-million year old cladoxlopsid fossil found in north-west China. This allowed for a thorough analysis, which revealed the complex structure hiding beneath the bark. The strands in the ancient tree created a finely tuned network of water pipes where each xylem strand created its own growth ring - essentially, the xylem had formed "mini-trees" inside a bigger tree. (more...)
Tivo upgrades Bolt box with voice-controlled remote Tivo upgrades Bolt box with voice-controlled remote
- October 24, 2017

Bolt Vox and Mini Vox devices, which now support voice command functionality. "Bolt Vox is the only platform that combines the complete pay TV experience with major OTT services into a single user experience, on one input, controlled by one remote, with unified voice search across multiple sources". (more...)
Snapchat adds 60-second multi-snap videos feature in its Android app
- October 24, 2017

Given that many users don't even realize that's part of Snapchat , given that it's hidden behind the in-app camera screen and accessible via pinching out, this might bring the "discover nearby" feature some needed visibility. The app will continue to record. Though your recording will play continuously when you send it to your friends or add it to your Story, Snapchat splits it into into several 10-second segments, which appear in small windows right above the Record key. (more...)
Steve Wozniak Isn't Ordering The Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone X Steve Wozniak Isn't Ordering The Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone X
- October 24, 2017

He said this will be the first year he doesn't upgrade to a new iPhone at launch ... To be exact, Wozniak said, "I'd rather wait and watch that one...." I'm happy with my iPhone 8 - which is the same as the iPhone 7 , which is the same as the iPhone 6 , to me. (more...)
Enhancements for Gears of War 4 Xbox One X Version Revealed Enhancements for Gears of War 4 Xbox One X Version Revealed
- October 24, 2017

According to the tech giant, all games will come in 1080p resolution and will feature speedier loading times and smoother frame rates. They have confirmed two different rendering modes will be added offering 60 fps in campaign o horde mode, or native 4k visuals at 30 fps. (more...)
OLD Second National Bank of Aurora Boosts Stake in NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- October 24, 2017

IBM Retirement Fund's holdings in Nvidia Corp. were worth $3,287,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The number of shares now owned by investors are 602.74 mln. The company's market cap is $118.51 Billion. NVIDIA Corporation has a 1-year low of $66.57 and a 1-year high of $199.59. (NASDAQ: NVDA ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 10th. (more...)
Leicester City plot changes for visit of 'Premier League' Leeds United
- October 24, 2017

Leeds defender Gaetano Berardi is missing through suspension after a red card at Bristol City on Saturday. Thomas Christiansen's men had a hard-fought victory against Burnley on penalties to get to this round of 16 match and should put in a solid shift in this game. (more...)
Sears no longer carrying Whirlpool appliances Sears no longer carrying Whirlpool appliances
- October 24, 2017

According to the Wall Street Journal, Whirlpool told Sears in May that it would stop supplying the department store retailer with products. Sears conceded in the memo, which it provided to CNNMoney, that Whirlpool has a "dominant position in the marketplace". (more...)
Oppo F5 Design Unveiled Featuring Bezel-Less Display and AI-Powered Selfie Oppo F5 Design Unveiled Featuring Bezel-Less Display and AI-Powered Selfie
- October 24, 2017

The phone is expected to launch in Nepal in mid-November. The top bezel accommodates a single camera sensor, a speaker and a proximity sensor. The phone will have Snapdragon 660 SoC, 4,000 mAh battery, and an wonderful selfie camera. The phone also shipped with two separate slots for two separate SIMs and was capable of running what Oppo called as Clone apps, which were essentially two different instances of the same app. (more...)
HTC U11 Plus Leaks: Full Specs Emerge as Launch Nears HTC U11 Plus Leaks: Full Specs Emerge as Launch Nears
- October 24, 2017

HTC is holding an unveil event on November 2. The event invitation says that HTC is "bringing something new for the #BrilliantU". HTC U11 Plus is expected to feature the same "Liquid surface" design that we saw on U11. There will be a single 12MP camera on the back with f/1.7 aperture. Previously it was reported that the phone will pack a 4000 mAh battery and the report was almost correct. (more...)
Albion Financial Group UT Decreases Position in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE)
- October 24, 2017

Adobe Sys Inc now has $84.87 billion valuation. WFG Advisors LP now owns 1,147 shares of the software company's stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 246 shares during the last quarter. Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.10, from 1 in 2017Q1. As of quarter end Montecito Bank & Trust had disposed of a total of 550 shares trimming its position 16.0%. (more...)
Reliance Mutual Fund raises $71 mn from ADIA, other anchor investors
- October 24, 2017

Reliance Nippon Life, a joint venture between industrialist Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group and Japan's Nippon Life, allotted 18.36 million shares at the upper end of the Rs 247-252 per share price band, according to a stock-exchange filing. (more...)
Good set of Q2 earnings, bank stocks lift Sensex; Asian Paints surges Good set of Q2 earnings, bank stocks lift Sensex; Asian Paints surges
- October 24, 2017

Major gainers were, ONGC by 2.77 per cent, NTPC 2.52 per cent, Tata Steel 1.85 per cent, Hindunilver 1.63 per cent, AsianPaint 1.16 per cent and Axis Bank 1.07 per cent. Elsewhere, Asian markets ended broadly higher after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party scored a big win in the nationwide parliamentary election Sunday, paving the way for a continuation of loose monetary policy. (more...)
Tesla to Set Up EV Manufacturing Plant in China Tesla to Set Up EV Manufacturing Plant in China
- October 24, 2017

According to the report, the company was recently able to strike a deal with local authorities. China's government has considered allowing foreign automakers to set up wholly owned factories in free trade zones in part to encourage more production of electric and hybrid vehicles - which the government calls "new energy vehicles" - to meet ambitious sales quotas. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Q3 Net Profit Up 50%; Backs 2017 Outlook
- October 24, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. ( FCAU ) reported that its net profit for the third-quarter rose 50 percent to 910 million euros from 606 million euros in the same quarter a year ago. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. Looking ahead, for fiscal 2017, the company continues to expect net revenues between 115 billion euros and 120 billion euros, adjusted EBIT greater than 7.0 billion euros and adjusted net profit above 3.0 billion euros. (more...)
Karbonn Titanium Jumbo With 8-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched: Price, Specifications Karbonn Titanium Jumbo With 8-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched: Price, Specifications
- October 24, 2017

This phone is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core processor mated with a 2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM which can be extended upto 64 GB via microSD card. It comes with 4000 mAh battery and runs Android 7.0 Nougat. It includes 16GB of internal storage that can be further expandable up to 64GB. It also offers dual SIM dual standby support. While the MRP of the smartphone is mentioned as Rs. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Update 4.0 Also Adds GameCube Controller Support Nintendo Switch Update 4.0 Also Adds GameCube Controller Support
- October 24, 2017

There's no news on why this feature was added yet, but that hasn't stopped the internet speculating - mainly on whether we can expect to see a Gamecube Virtual Console on Switch soon. for Wii U. Once this is done, the controller is ready to use. The Nintendo Switch will recognize it as a USB controller that even works with games. (more...)
Fitbit Class A (NYSE:FIT)'s Stock Is Buy After Less Market Selling
- October 24, 2017

According to the latest research reports released, 2 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 2 analysts "outperform", 10 analysts "hold", 1 analysts "underperform" and 1 analysts "sell". Also, EVP Andy Missan sold 25,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.73, for a total transaction of $436,500.00. (more...)
Nokia 7 and Nokia 2: Here's everything we know Nokia 7 and Nokia 2: Here's everything we know
- October 24, 2017

The Nokia 7 is a strong candidate since it was launched just last week in China. The Nokia 9 is another possibility, although it's expected to come out next year on a global level given its status as a flagship smartphone. There's also the Nokia 2 which hasn't been released yet, but was recently spotted on a US-based e-commerce site. Users can also combine the stills taken from the back and front cameras to create a single image. (more...)