Science


Storm Leaves Many Without Power, Restoration Could Take Time Storm Leaves Many Without Power, Restoration Could Take Time
- November 01, 2017

Belmont has more than 3,000 customers without power and more than 20 streets closed, or impassable. Eversource said the higher concentrations of storm-related damage are along the shoreline and Southeast Connecticut. Thousands of Cape residents are waking up with no power this morning as crews work to clear lines impacted by last night's windy storm. "Newtown now has approximately 1,500 reported power outages and 27 roads that are totally or partially blocked with downed wires or trees", ... (more...)
Securities Analyst Recommendations: McDonald's Corporation (MCD), Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM)
- November 01, 2017

It is down 33.47% since October 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD ) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, June 1 by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, October 23 by RBC Capital Markets. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-four have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Street Analysts View On Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), ABB Ltd (ABB)
- November 01, 2017

Coach, Inc . (NYSE:COH) now has a PEG ratio of 1.91 where as its P/E ratio is 19.09. Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI ) opened at 38.70 on Monday. The Sloane Robinson Llp holds 66,000 shares with $3.80M value, down from 400,300 last quarter. (more...)
The 2017 Halloween Doodle Is A Cute Video Of The Ghost's Story The 2017 Halloween Doodle Is A Cute Video Of The Ghost's Story
- November 01, 2017

The clip shows Jinx the ghost trying out different outfits for Halloween , after he sadly peers out of his window to see other ghosts all dressed up for the traditional trick-or-treat. In 1998, the search engine founders Larry and Sergey drew a stick figure behind the second "o" of Google as a message to that they were out of office at the Burning Man festival and with that, Google Doodles were born . (more...)
Google Just Announced Fast Pair for Hassle-Free Bluetooth Pairing
- November 01, 2017

In addition to working with different Android manufacturers, the Fast Pair feature also works with Bluetooth headphones from different manufacturers. Amidst all the hustle that Google created with the launch of the Pixel 2 smartphones , the company kind of missed on creating impact for the Fast Pair feature. (more...)
Google's hamburger emoji has folks seriously cheesed Google's hamburger emoji has folks seriously cheesed
- November 01, 2017

Here's how twitter is reacting to this new controversy Earlier this week, the internet targeted Google for their cheese burger emoji. Anything's better than bun- tomato- lettuce- patty- cheese- bun. In what seems akin to the classic chicken-and-egg question, Twitter users started offering their two cents on what should come first: cheese or meat? As per the Emojipedia, Google is the only tech firm with the cheeseburger having cheese below the patty, Apple, Facebook , Samsung, LG, HTC, ... (more...)
Mysterious monster planet 'which should not exist' is spotted by astronomers Mysterious monster planet 'which should not exist' is spotted by astronomers
- November 01, 2017

The star in question, NGTS-1, is only about half the size of our sun, and the discovery of a gas giant around it stands to shake up our understanding of planetary formation. In this particular instance, the system detected a break in starlight every 2.6 days. A enormous planet is so big compared to its companion star that it basically shouldn't exist, say scientists. (more...)
Square Enix Brings 'World Of Final Fantasy' To Steam
- October 31, 2017

This will mark the first time last year's game will hit another platform outside of PlayStation. For those who are unfamiliar with the game, it is essentially a turn-based RPG featuring characters from numerous different games of the series . (more...)
Indian phone market price war hits Bharti Airtel's quarterly profit
- October 31, 2017

Bharti Airtel's consolidated net profit plunged 76.5 per cent for the second quarter (July-September) of 2017-18, a company statement said on Tuesday. Airtel recorded net profit of Rs 343 crores. The shares of the company closed at Rs 497.65 a piece, up by 0.98% over the previous close on BSE. Ever since it entered the market, Jio has pursued a strategy of slashing prices to attract subscribers. (more...)
Bharti to buy 4.6% stake in Indus Towers Bharti to buy 4.6% stake in Indus Towers
- October 31, 2017

Indian mobile masts operator Bharti Infratel Ltd will consider buying the rest of Indus Towers, it said on Monday, as its two partners in the joint venture look to sell their stakes as part of their merger deal. Bharti Infratel reported revenue of Rs 3,648 crore in the July-September 2017 which included contribution of Rs 1,990.5 crore from Indus Towers. India's largest phone carrier also reported its smallest quarterly profit in almost five years, hurt by a price war. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)- Stocks having Bumpy Ride for the Day
- October 31, 2017

Here are a few institutional investors who have updated their positions. Guinness Atkinson Asset Management holds 0.16% or 3,470 shares in its portfolio. MSFT now has a profit margin of 24.60%. The business had revenue of $24.50 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $23.57 billion. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey: check out the unlocks for finishing the game - SPOILERS! Super Mario Odyssey: check out the unlocks for finishing the game - SPOILERS!
- October 31, 2017

While one character will control Mario , the other will take control of Cappy. You can throw Mario's primary weapon, Cappy the googly-eyed hat, in a straight line with the press of a button. There are woodpeckers that can climb by jamming their beaks into walls, octopi that can create streams of water to fly like a jetpack, and Easter Island-style statues with the ability to see hidden pathways by putting on sunglasses. (more...)
Joshua Hints At Possibility Of Fighting Fury
- October 31, 2017

Higgins is firmly of the belief that Hearn is looking to send unacceptably low offers to ensure Joshua doesn't look weak in two consecutive fights, which, according to Parker's promoter, may well happen should the 28-year-old do business with the also undefeated Kiwi. (more...)
God of War's latest gameplay trailer shows off Kratos and son's teamwork God of War's latest gameplay trailer shows off Kratos and son's teamwork
- October 31, 2017

As brief as it is, the minute and a half trailer does a good job at showing off just what we can expect from the newest God of War instalment, and holy shit is it great! Are you excited for God of War 4? Kratos unleashes devastating waves of energy by charging his mystical axe, and then following by throwing it across as a boomerang to interact with the environment. (more...)
Apple iPhone X demand 'off the charts' Apple iPhone X demand 'off the charts'
- October 31, 2017

The Cupertino-based company does not provide pre-order figures on iPhones, leaving investors and analysts in the dark in trying to track output through research with its suppliers, consumer surveys and other industry indicators. Apple first announced the iPhone X in September when it also unveiled its new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Asked by Reuters whether production bottlenecks are causing shipment delays, Tigress Financial Partners analyst Ivan Feinseth responded: "No, there's no ... (more...)
Far Cry 5 gets a brand new trailer showing off co-op
- October 30, 2017

This friend will take the place of one of your two "Guns for Hire" or "Fangs for Hire" buddies. All earned experience and inventory items, excluding quest-based items, will carry over following each co-op session. Supporting two players, you'll be able to take on the Project at Eden's Gate together in co-op, "expanding the possibility of the game's open world", says Ubisoft. (more...)
Why Novartis Is Moving to Acquire Advanced Accelerator Applications Why Novartis Is Moving to Acquire Advanced Accelerator Applications
- October 30, 2017

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "JMP Securities Lowers Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A. ( AAAP ) to Market Perform" was originally posted by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal. The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $3.03B. In announcing the deal, Novartis touted Advanced Accelerator's capabilities in developing and manufacturing radiopharmaceuticals, which contain radioisotopes to destroy ... (more...)
Shadow of the Colossus launches February 6 on PS4 Shadow of the Colossus launches February 6 on PS4
- October 30, 2017

Guacamelee 2 is set seven years after the original, and sets Juan Aguacate and his Luchador mask against an even more risky foe: One that threatens the very fabric of space and time! On the one hand, I understand why Sony and the developer, Insomniac, released this trailer. (more...)
New Detroit: Become Human Trailer Shown at Paris Games Week New Detroit: Become Human Trailer Shown at Paris Games Week
- October 30, 2017

As someone covering games, I think Detroit: Become Human is the most painful to cover as I'd ideally like to jump into the futuristic drama game blind. The studio has never been afraid to shy away from hard and often controversial topics, but the latest Detroit: Become Human trailer shows the game is going to be dealing with issues surrounding infanticide. (more...)
This mystery object may be our first visitor from another solar system This mystery object may be our first visitor from another solar system
- October 30, 2017

Meabh Hyland, a PhD student from the Astrophysics Research Center at Queen's, said: " It's wonderful and exciting to see this object passing through our planetary system ". Said Weryk, "This object came from outside our solar system". "It is going extremely fast and on such a trajectory that we can say with confidence that this object is on its way out of the solar system and not coming back". (more...)
SpaceX's Falcon 9 to launch satellite, land on droneship
- October 30, 2017

The satellite is created to replace Koreasat-5, which had its mission cut short after a drive mechanism that directs the spacecraft's solar panels toward the sun malfunctioned. The satellite will provide TV and other communications services to people in South Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia. The satellite, also known as Mugungwha 5A, will be delivered into a geostationary orbit. (more...)
Ghost of Tsushima Announced as Sucker Punch's Next Game Ghost of Tsushima Announced as Sucker Punch's Next Game
- October 30, 2017

The new game from the developer was an unexpected reveal during the massive PlayStation conference, but the fact that it's from the developer will likely have many more people on board with whatever its story entails. Given that Sucker Punch's previous games have all been third-person action games and platformers, we'd imagine Ghost of Tsushima will follow a similar formula. (more...)
YouTube TV finally gets a home on big screens YouTube TV finally gets a home on big screens
- October 30, 2017

The service now covers the top 50 TV markets in the USA - covering about two-thirds of the country, according to the company - and plans to broaden its reach to cover 80 to 90 percent by the end of the first quarter of 2018. This guide resembles a traditional cable TV guide with its rows of channels and programming by time slot. Users will be able to control the new YouTube TV app with the remote control (or game controller) they already use for their streaming TV device. (more...)
Sensex, Nifty 50 at fresh highs; auto, oil & gas stocks soar Sensex, Nifty 50 at fresh highs; auto, oil & gas stocks soar
- October 30, 2017

According to market observers, index heavyweights like Lupin , ONGC and Tata Motors, along with expectations of faster economic growth on the back of the funding policy for state-run banks announced last week, aided in the upward trajectory of the key indices. (more...)
Facebook vows more transparency over political ads Facebook vows more transparency over political ads
- October 30, 2017

As the usual practice when someone buys political ads on TV or other media, they're required by law to disclose who paid for them, Facebook said it will soon start testing a feature that lets anyone visit any page on Facebook and see what ads that page is now running. (more...)
Jio Offers Benefits Worth Rs 35000 On Google Pixel 2 Pre-Order Jio Offers Benefits Worth Rs 35000 On Google Pixel 2 Pre-Order
- October 30, 2017

Some of the other reported issues claim Android Auto is crashing on the new Pixel 2 devices and portrait mode shots failing to deliver on the Pixel 2 XL . Moving to the poor quality issue, Tom Shelton, a Pixel 2 XL device owner was the first person to notice the very bad sound quality in recorded videos, and later on, many users reported the same. (more...)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Position Boosted by Advisor Partners LLC
- October 30, 2017

It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500. Cisco Systems Inc . has a 12 month low of $22.46 and a 12 month high of $31.95. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 14 by Deutsche Bank. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, October 10. Jpmorgan Chase Company owns 2,366 shares. (more...)
NASA releases audio of what space REALLY sounds like - and it's TERRIFYING NASA releases audio of what space REALLY sounds like - and it's TERRIFYING
- October 30, 2017

Just in time for the culmination of this year's spooky season, NASA has debuted a playlist of sounds from space. In time for Halloween, NASA has put together a compilation of elusive "sounds" of howling planets and whistling helium that will make your skin crawl. (more...)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor could be announced in December Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor could be announced in December
- October 30, 2017

Posts in Chinese microblogging website Weibo that show leaked poster of a Qualcomm event are now suggesting that the phone could be launched as early as December 2017, says a report in Gizmochina . However, Qualcomm is unlikely to start the mass production for this chipset before the end of 2018. Qualcomm is said to pair the SOC with Adreno 630 GPU for a performance boost. (more...)
Samsung patents a pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor Samsung patents a pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor
- October 30, 2017

If the Samsung Galaxy Tab A sounds enticing, you'll be able to pick one up starting Wednesday, November 1, for $229.99. The South Korean tech giant confirmed that the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) will arrive in the country's markets on November 1. (more...)