Science


Super Mario Cereal Hitting Shelves Soon, Box Doubles as amiibo Super Mario Cereal Hitting Shelves Soon, Box Doubles as amiibo
- November 29, 2017

The cereal is said to consist of star-shaped oats with marshmallow pieces shaped like coin boxes and 1-up mushrooms. Thanks to the spectacular launch of Super Mario Odyssey this year, the themed box will reportedly not only include frosted delights, but a limited number of them will include an Amiibo NFC power-up sticker for the aforementioned game. (more...)
Verizon Galaxy Note 8 Update Brings Live Focus Camera Improvements, KRACK Patch Verizon Galaxy Note 8 Update Brings Live Focus Camera Improvements, KRACK Patch
- November 29, 2017

The Galaxy Note 8 on Verizon is receiving an update this week that should improve the Live Focus feature in the camera. Beyond the security patches, there are a few modifications to the camera app. If someone did not get the update notification don't panic it will reach you in couple of days time. The update should be available for your Verizon Note 8 as an OTA update, you can check if it is available for your handset from the settings menu. (more...)
Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Record Time At Nurburgring Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Record Time At Nurburgring
- November 29, 2017

Jaguar's SVO-developed XE SV Project 8 is now the world's fastest four-door auto, following a production-intent prototype's record lap of the Nurburgring Nordschleife . The Project 8 was running on 265/35 R20 and 305/30 R20 Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres with optional weight-saving two-seat Track Pack. The special edition vehicle employs a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 making 441kW, endowing the British sledgehammer with a 3.7 second 0-100km/h time and 322km/h speed ceiling. (more...)
Microsoft Edge preview for Android updated, now also pretty, useful Microsoft Edge preview for Android updated, now also pretty, useful
- November 29, 2017

According to Microsoft, you will be able to customize the browser by switching to the new dark theme in low-light conditions, so you want to protect your eyes while you work that will probably be one way to do it. It seems if Edge is your default browser on the desktop now there is very little reason it could also not be your default browser on your android phone. (more...)
Google is fixing its troubling burger emoji in Android 8.1 Google is fixing its troubling burger emoji in Android 8.1
- November 29, 2017

Previously we reported the problem when Google CEO Sundar Pichai responded to the burger emoji discussion via Twitter saying the tech giants would " drop everything and address" the issue. Giving cheese its rightful place in a burger, Google has served it in the correct order in the emoji in the latest Android 8 .1 OS update. The second one, the clinking beer glass emoji, had the same mistake. (more...)
WhatsApp finally lets you play YouTube videos within the chat WhatsApp finally lets you play YouTube videos within the chat
- November 29, 2017

There's a particular feature found in YouTube Go that you can't get in the regular YouTube app - sharing downloaded videos with friends over Bluetooth, eliminating the data load altogether (aside from the downloading part, of course). WhatsApp is also working on a new feature that will allow users to quickly switch from voice to video call while the voice call is in progress. The latest update can also help you record long messages easily. (more...)
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible debuts with $123995 price tag Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible debuts with $123995 price tag
- November 29, 2017

Chevrolet took the covers off the open-top vehicle on Tuesday at a preview event for this week's 2017 Los Angeles auto show, where the automaker also confirmed pricing. Making sure occupants don't get a thorough bath on rainy days is an electrically folding top that can be operated either remotely or from a button inside the vehicle, at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour. (more...)
Samsung acquires South Korean artificial intelligence firm Fluenty to improve Bixby Samsung acquires South Korean artificial intelligence firm Fluenty to improve Bixby
- November 29, 2017

The consumer electronics giant is at it again, picking up fellow South Korean company, Fluenty - news first noted by The Korea Herald . Fluenty has a previously produced a smartphone application product called "AI-based Recommendation Service", which provides appropriate responses to users, based on its machine learning software. (more...)
Origins of the Yeti revealed by DNA Origins of the Yeti revealed by DNA
- November 29, 2017

The yeti is a creature of folklore in the Himalayan region that has become a part of Western popular culture. Photo: Icon Films Ltd. The hair samples had a 100 per cent match with DNA recovered from a fossil polar bear from over 40,000 years ago. (more...)
In revamped Jeep Wrangler, big changes are beneath the skin In revamped Jeep Wrangler, big changes are beneath the skin
- November 29, 2017

The new 2018 Jeep Wrangler , the defining vehicle of this durable brand, holds true to its rugged roots, with some modern touches, like a backup camera in the middle of the rear-mounted spare tire. The final engine choice is the 3.0-liter, V6 EcoDiesel with 260 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque. This engine won't be available until 2019, so you'll have to wait a little while if you're looking for all that diesel torque. (more...)
Desert Bus VR available now for some tedious driving Desert Bus VR available now for some tedious driving
- November 29, 2017

Excruciatingly and purposefully tiresome driving game Desert Bus has received the virtual reality treatment, so that the charity fundraiser can be experienced at a new level of immersion. Curiously, the game is playable "in standard digital reality" if you can't or won't do VR. Those maniacs at Dinosaur Games actually did it! You can honk the horn, open the door and flick the air freshener. (more...)
Subaru Ascent has room for eight and can tow 5000 pounds Subaru Ascent has room for eight and can tow 5000 pounds
- November 29, 2017

With 153.5 cubic feet of passenger volume the Ascent provides room for up to eight passengers. The 2019 Ascent goes on sale next summer. As the largest Subaru ever with seating for up to eight people, it promises exceptional versatility and comes laden with a host of noteworthy features. (more...)
Facebook trains artificial intelligence to spot suicidal signs Facebook trains artificial intelligence to spot suicidal signs
- November 29, 2017

We've found these accelerated reports- that we have signaled require immediate attention-are escalated to local authorities twice as quickly as other reports. The flagging software looks for certain phrases, like "Can I help?" and "Are you ok?" Facebook first announced in May that it was hiring 3,000 people to help monitor the social networking site for comments, posts, and videos about murder and suicide. (more...)
Instagram Now Lets You 'Remix' Your Friend's Photos And Send It Back Instagram Now Lets You 'Remix' Your Friend's Photos And Send It Back
- November 29, 2017

The remixing feature supports doodling on the photos using drawing tools, adding text, and adding stickers. You can now automatically capture and remix photos sent to you in replies back to friends, and allow photo and video replays to be replayed a couple of times. (more...)
Infiniti QX50 Bows In LA With World's First Production Variable Compression Engine Infiniti QX50 Bows In LA With World's First Production Variable Compression Engine
- November 29, 2017

Making its official debut at the LA Auto Show 2017 today, the all-new SUV won't be mistaken for any other brand from the outside. Power is provided by an all-new 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine which produces 268 hp (200 kW) and 280 lb-ft (380 Nm) of torque. (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) stock closes Yesterday with $151.98 International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) stock closes Yesterday with $151.98
- November 29, 2017

The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 0. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in Q2 2017. It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. Jefferies maintained Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE) rating on Thursday, September 28. Barclays Capital has "Equal-Weight" rating and $79 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, December 14 by Deutsche Bank. (more...)
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) Analysts See 21.1%
- November 29, 2017

About 881,491 shares traded. Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) has risen 16.88% since November 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Sterling Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in SeaWorld Entertainment in the 2nd quarter worth $214,000. Alpha Windward Ltd Llc reported 24,780 shares. Laurion Capital Management Limited Partnership reported 0% of its portfolio in Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD). (more...)
Van ECK Associates Corp Boosts Position in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)
- November 29, 2017

The stock increased 0.18% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $22.36. About 7.66M shares traded. More notable recent Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: "Valeant Announces Closing Of Add-On Secured Notes And Credit Agreement Amendment" on November 21, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Valeant: 11 Months Later: The Countdown Continues" published on November 08, 2017, Investorplace.com published: ... (more...)
Almost 800000 cancers worldwide caused by obesity & diabetes Almost 800000 cancers worldwide caused by obesity & diabetes
- November 29, 2017

Most of the cancer cases caused by diabetes and obesity were in wealthy Western countries, followed by East and Southeast Asian countries, according to the study . " Our study shows that diabetes, either on its own or combined with being overweight, is responsible for hundreds of thousands of cancer cases each year across the world ". (more...)
Twin Capital Management Inc. Purchases 6209 Shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- November 29, 2017

In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 25 Buys and 0 Sell among 32 analysts. About 376,945 shares traded. The rating was initiated by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, September 2 with "Perform". The company was initiated on Friday, November 20 by Citigroup. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, May 9. (more...)
Curse of Osiris Stream Canceled in Favor of Addressing Community Issues Curse of Osiris Stream Canceled in Favor of Addressing Community Issues
- November 28, 2017

The best Destiny 2 items allow your character to both deal out and withstand increasing amounts of damage. It's all about shooting well and playing as a team. Destiny 2's hardcore community continues to be up in arms about recent events and revelations surrounding the game, and now they can literally wear their distaste with a new shirt found on Amazon . (more...)
MacOS High Sierra bug allows full admin access without a password MacOS High Sierra bug allows full admin access without a password
- November 28, 2017

Click the lock in the corner. If you have a root account enabled and a password for it set, the above blank password trick will not work. As it turns out, it's remarkably easy for someone to gain admin access to the device; you don't even need a password. (more...)
A Supermoon will rise over Cincinnati this weekend A Supermoon will rise over Cincinnati this weekend
- November 28, 2017

Of 2017's dozen full moons, Sunday's full moon is the only one that comes close enough to Earth to claim supermoon status. The Moon will be 357,973 kilometers from the Earth on this night and it will be slightly larger and brighter than normal, according to Dr Saran Posayachinda, executive director of the NARIT. (more...)
HDMI Forum Releases New HDMI 2.1 Specification Which Supports Higher Resolutions HDMI Forum Releases New HDMI 2.1 Specification Which Supports Higher Resolutions
- November 28, 2017

Now after several months of additional work, the HDMI Forum has finalized its specification, making HDMI 2.1 official. The new standard supports a whole host of new video outputs including 4K video at 120Hz and 8K video at 60Hz, along with support for video at 10K resolution. (more...)
Motorola testing Oreo update for Moto Z Play Motorola testing Oreo update for Moto Z Play
- November 28, 2017

Motorola unveiled the Moto X4 in August this year and it was released in October. The more-often-than-not reliable leaker has tweeted an image of the Moto X5 branding , which follows a very similar design to that for the Moto X4 . This year, we only saw the Moto G5 and G5 Plus and the Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus. And now we learn the Oreo update for the Moto Z Play is also in testing. (more...)
Uber trial on trade secrets delayed as federal probe emerges Uber trial on trade secrets delayed as federal probe emerges
- November 28, 2017

A federal criminal investigation into alleged espionage at Uber has indefinitely delayed a trial over whether the beleaguered ride-hailing service stole self-driving vehicle technology from Waymo, a spinoff from Google. "(Uber law firm) Morrison & Foerster and rest of the Uber lawyers withheld evidence, (despite) a direct order to produce stuff like that". "The public is going to hear everything", Judge Alsup said about the evidence. (more...)
Intex Elyt Dual with Dual Selfie Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications Intex Elyt Dual with Dual Selfie Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications
- November 28, 2017

It has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a dual front-facing camera of 8-megapixel and 2-megapixel for selfies and video calling. The device is available in two colours: Champagne and Black. The device is also equipped with a "spy cam" mode that allows users to secretly take pictures and save them in the gallery without anyone's knowledge. (more...)
AOT 2's new Buddy System lets you team up to tackle Titans AOT 2's new Buddy System lets you team up to tackle Titans
- November 28, 2017

Koei Tecmo America is sharing more information about the upcoming Action title Attack on Titan 2 , based on the manga and anime of the same name. These options include Rescue, Recovery, and Titan Transformation; the latter of which offers a team member the potential to unlock the power of Titans! That said, some new moves are also being introduces, such as the hook drives, which can create a series of "jump and evade" style attacks, as well as sneak attacks where you can hit a Titan ... (more...)
Bacteria Found on Hull of International Space Station Bacteria Found on Hull of International Space Station
- November 28, 2017

The Russian cosmonaut believes that these microorganisms might have reached the ISS from somewhere out of the space. He added that the samples will be brought down to Earth to be studied. The cosmonaut added that the samples are now being studied and seem to be safe. While IBTimes UK was unable to independently verify if the Russians actually found alien bacteria on the ISS or not, there might be room for speculation on its plausibility. (more...)
CSX Corporation (CSX) To Go Ex-Dividend on November 29th
- November 28, 2017

It is common practice for investors to use the price-to-earnings ratio (P/E ratio or price multiple) to determine if a company's stock price is over or undervalued. CSX had a return on equity of 17.28% and a net margin of 15.45%. When investing in a volatile security, the risk of success is increased just as much as the risk of failure. (more...)