Science


Honda reshuffle F1 team ahead of Toro Rosso move
- December 08, 2017

Hasegawa has faced growing pressure over the course of this season as Honda struggled with both power and reliability, and ultimately ended its relationship with McLaren after three seasons. Toyoharu Tanabe, a former engineer for Gerhard Berger and Jenson Button, will take up the role of F1 Technical Director, while the company has not yet named its Operating Officer. (more...)
Appeals court denies another request to free Meek Mill Appeals court denies another request to free Meek Mill
- December 07, 2017

The 30-year-old rapper is now serving a 2-4 year prison sentence for violating his probation on a gun and drug case that is almost a decade old at this point. According to them, Brinkley's "Statement of Financial Interests" forms with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court from 2007 to 2016 show 44 instances where she did not disclose receiving rental income, her ownership interest in multiple businesses and her status as an officer of one of those businesses. (more...)
What Shootings Like Sandy Hook Say About Americans And Guns What Shootings Like Sandy Hook Say About Americans And Guns
- December 07, 2017

That increase in guns led to at least 57 additional firearm-related deaths, the researchers said, 18 of which were among children. Neither of the two statisticians who conducted the research - Phillip Levine and Robin McKnight - had worked on gun violence before. (more...)
'Massive' new adventure heading to GTA Online next week 'Massive' new adventure heading to GTA Online next week
- December 07, 2017

Clifford, presumably main-character Avon's artificial intelligence sounds an very bad lot like Hal from 2001: A Space Odyssey, so I'd watch out for him. Revolving around a billionaire tech mogul, an idealistic intelligence agent, socially awkward conspiracy theorist and neurotic supercomputer, GTA Online: The Doomsday Heist will see you banding together to save San Andreas from annihilation by an apocalyptic threat. (more...)
Hearthstone's Kobolds & Catacombs Goes Live, Twitch Challenge Now Open Hearthstone's Kobolds & Catacombs Goes Live, Twitch Challenge Now Open
- December 07, 2017

There are 135 cards to craft and collect in the set of which nine are Legendary weapons - one for each class. Rumors also speak of mighty Spellstones, magical jewels for each class whose effects grow in power throughout a match . Kobolds & Catacombs is available now for Windows® and Mac® PCs; Windows, iOS, and Android™ tablets; and iOS and Android phones. The pre-purchase bundle includes 50 card packs at a special price, as well as a new card back. (more...)
IPhone Tops Flickr's List of Most Popular Cameras of 2017 IPhone Tops Flickr's List of Most Popular Cameras of 2017
- December 07, 2017

This comes as no surprise as Apple has always been the reigning champion of the most used camera in the world. Canon was the second largest brand used by photographers on Flickr, responsible for 23% of the top 100 devices. For photo selection, Flickr started with an algorithm that calculated the top photos based on a number of social and engagement metrics, including how many times the photo was viewed, favorited, or shared. (more...)
OPPO F5 vs Vivo V7 Comparison - Which is a better phone?
- December 07, 2017

A month after unveiling the F5 smartphone , the Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has introduced the F5 Youth smartphone. It comes in Black and Gold colors. Now, the cameras. That's where some important differences can be seen between the two phones. Both the Oppo F5 and F5 6GB featured a 16MP rear camera, but the F5 Youth comes with a 13MP rear camera with a f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. (more...)
Strong winds and dry conditions are fueling the flames in southern California Strong winds and dry conditions are fueling the flames in southern California
- December 07, 2017

The fire, which was zero percent contained, was being whipped by unpredictable Santa Ana winds , which blow in from the California desert. Fortunately, GoFundMe has verified a number of fundraisers that are accepting donations right now for a variety of causes related to the fires, whether for general relief and reconstruction, or for individual families affected by the fire. (more...)
Google lança sistema operacional mais leve para celulares com pouca memória Google lança sistema operacional mais leve para celulares com pouca memória
- December 07, 2017

A Índia tem mais de 400 milhões de usuários de internet, e o Google está procurando cada vez mais a Ásia à medida que mais e mais usuários dos mercados em desenvolvimento naquela região acessam. A funcionalidade de poupar tráfego móvel também está ligada por pré-definição. Os aplicativos normais também estão disponíveis para esta versão. Segundo a empresa, a ferramenta reduz em mais de 600mb por ano de uso de dados. (more...)
Nintendo Games Are Coming to China Via the Nvidia Shield Nintendo Games Are Coming to China Via the Nvidia Shield
- December 07, 2017

The only announced Nintendo GameCube title so far is Super Mario Galaxy . Because this announcement marks the first time some of these Wii games will be available in HD ( Twilight Princess HD was released last year), some have speculated that Nintendo is using the Nvidia Shield to test potential Wii re-releases for the Nintendo Switch . (more...)
Devil May Cry HD Collection Announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC Devil May Cry HD Collection Announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC
- December 07, 2017

Expect 60 frames per second gameplay, Capcom said. In the U.S., the collection is listed as $29.99 (around £22). There's no firm United Kingdom price as yet. (more...)
The Geminid Meteor Shower Will Light up the Sky This Month The Geminid Meteor Shower Will Light up the Sky This Month
- December 07, 2017

Radiating from near the bright stars Castor and Pollux in the constellation Gemini the Twins, the Geminid shower is one of the finest meteors showers visible in either the Northern or the Southern Hemispheres. The Geminids is the result of the Earth passing through the debris of the Phaethon 3200 asteroid and is hailed as one of the most reliable and vivid meteor showers to spectate. (more...)
Bono, The Edge in impromptu gig in Berlin Bono, The Edge in impromptu gig in Berlin
- December 07, 2017

But they weren't told the band's singer and lead guitarist would be among their fellow straphangers. U2 took a leaf out of Maroon 5's book by going busking in Berlin last night - or more precisely, on the U2 line of the U-Bahn (we see what they did there). (more...)
Dying Light Reveals Standalone Multiplayer Expansion: Bad Blood Dying Light Reveals Standalone Multiplayer Expansion: Bad Blood
- December 07, 2017

Dying Light: Bad Blood adds competitive PvP elements to the horror-survival game, while also blending PvE elements. However, Bad Blood seeks to set itself apart from both Be The Zombie and other Battle Royale-style games by reducing the amount of players to six and have them all be humans. (more...)
Sources point to a new metal-clad iPhone with LCD display in 2018 Sources point to a new metal-clad iPhone with LCD display in 2018
- December 07, 2017

The phone will come alongside another OLED phone which will be the "Plus" model of the 5.8-inch iPhone. Looking ahead to 2018, Apple's iPhone lineup stands to become more varied than ever. Us-based Consumer Reports recently said after an experiment that the iPhone X is inferior to other smartphones in terms of durability and battery life. (more...)
Direct Is A New Standalone Messaging App From Instagram Direct Is A New Standalone Messaging App From Instagram
- December 07, 2017

The reason for the split is the notion that private messaging does not fit comfortably within an app which is designed for broadcasting images and messages publicly. This is similar to how Snapchat opens, which is a way to encourage users to start taking and sharing photos. Facebook Messenger has groomed and expanded its messaging experience by incorporating functions like games, video chatting, payments and much more. (more...)
Barclays upgrades Snap, raises price target Barclays upgrades Snap, raises price target
- December 07, 2017

The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website . Snap Inc (SNAP) traded down $0.34 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $14.60. raised its holdings in shares of Snap by 654.0% during the second quarter. Snap Inc . (SNAP) has 0.00% since December 6, 2016 and is. A number of research analysts have issued reports on SNAP shares. (more...)
Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Position Raised by Twin Capital Management Inc
- December 07, 2017

The stock was sold at an average price of $51.24, for a total value of $1,537,200.00. About 19.30M shares traded or 71.84% up from the average. J P Morgan Chase & Co lifted their price target on shares of Applied Materials to $70.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on Friday, November 17th. (more...)
First Spotify, now Apple: Ed Sheeran tops another NZ chart First Spotify, now Apple: Ed Sheeran tops another NZ chart
- December 07, 2017

Stefan Blom, Spotify's Chief Content Officer, said: " Ed Sheeran absolutely dominated this year with the release of his record-breaking album, Divide ". Coldplay led the most streamed groups, followed by Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, Linkin Park and Migos. That's pretty wonderful for an artist who didn't release an album this year! Wrapped allows you to see how many minutes of music you have listened to as well as how many songs, artists, and genres. (more...)
Android 8.0 Oreo update now rolling out to Huawei Mate 9 Android 8.0 Oreo update now rolling out to Huawei Mate 9
- December 07, 2017

The update is now rolling out to Chinese versions of the handset and not available outside of China , but the update is likely to release in more regions in the coming weeks. While an OTA update is still nowhere to be seen, owners of certain Chinese Mate 9 variants can manually upgrade to EMUI 8 .0 by requesting it via the Huawei Mobile Services app. (more...)
Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Accenture plc (ACN), Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK)
- December 07, 2017

It has a 2.28 P/E ratio. Graphic Packaging Holding Company is a provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a range of products to food, beverage and other consumer product companies. UNP's profit will be $1.20B for 20.93 P/E if the $1.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.18 actual earnings per share reported by Graphic Packaging Holding Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.11% EPS growth. (more...)
Only 15 Cars Earn 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating Only 15 Cars Earn 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating
- December 07, 2017

Automakers have pledged to make it a standard feature by 2022. According to IIHS, the TOP SAFETY PICK and TOP SAFETY PICK + requirements were strengthened for 2018 and the majority of winners qualify only when optionally equipped, with the exception being Toyota. (more...)
Duck-like dinosaur discovered in Mongolia Duck-like dinosaur discovered in Mongolia
- December 07, 2017

He added that Halszkaraptor had sickle-shaped "killer claws" on its feet similar to those of Velociraptor . In the journal Nature , researchers have a chance to present the weird predator, named Halszkaraptor escuilliei or "Halszka" using Detailed 3D synchrotron analysis. (more...)
Cazorla starting rehab ´from zero´ after latest surgery Cazorla starting rehab ´from zero´ after latest surgery
- December 07, 2017

Spain global Cazorla has spent over a year on the sidelines due to multiple surgeries on a tendon injury and came close to requiring an amputation of his foot after contracting an infection. "When he can start to run again I don't know". "This is a real pain, it's awful news - I was hopeful that he'd come back in January but that was before this setback". (more...)
Sensex falls 205 points after RBI holds rate; banks bleed Sensex falls 205 points after RBI holds rate; banks bleed
- December 07, 2017

Weak sentiment hovered over realty and automobile counters too. The six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), headed by Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel , kept the policy rate unchanged on expected lines but raised the inflation forecast for remainder of the current fiscal to 4.3-4.7 per cent. (more...)
YouTube cutting access to Amazon Fire TV on New Year's Day YouTube cutting access to Amazon Fire TV on New Year's Day
- December 07, 2017

In 2015, Amazon stopped selling several of Google's hardware products online, including the search engine giant's Chromecast video and audio-streaming dongles. A tit-for-tat move, as Amazon refuses to sell many of Google's products that compete with its own products on its retail website. Amazon's Prime Video platform has not been supported by Amazon on Google's Chromecast TV. (more...)
Official Apple video shows you how to use Apple Pay Cash
- December 07, 2017

Though retail purchases are possible with Apple Pay Cash , the service's primary function is an easy way to transfer money between friends through iMessage. However, a three percent fee is applied when sending money using a credit card. From there, you can send your Apple Pay Cash balance to a connected bank account. (more...)
Apple to Release LCD iPhone With Metal Back Next Year? Apple to Release LCD iPhone With Metal Back Next Year?
- December 07, 2017

This will also reduce dependence of Apple on Samsung that is the only company to supply OLED displays in bulk to meet iPhone X demand. It's believed that it's harder for Apple to produce additional color options in the glass back design of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, hence why this year's models are available in fewer color variations than last year's. (more...)
Google removes Chrome Apps from Web Store, pushes to PWAs Google removes Chrome Apps from Web Store, pushes to PWAs
- December 07, 2017

Google has started sending out emails to Chrome app developers telling them that Chrome Apps are deprecated, and while previously installed apps still work, the functionality will be stripped out of Chrome in Q1 2018. Both were desktop-only features, and now both will exist as Chrome OS-only features. In the email sent to developers, Google said they will be working to bring Progressive Web Apps to Desktops with a mid-2018 target date for that functionality anticipated at this stage. (more...)
Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI) Stake Raised by Toronto Dominion Bank
- December 07, 2017

Motorola Solutions , Inc. (NYSE: MSI ) has risen 17.62% since December 5, 2016 and is uptrending. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 283,456 shares of company stock valued at $26,116,985. Several analysts have issued reports on MSI shares. It also reduced Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) stake by 693,371 shares and now owns 2.12 million shares. Analysts await Motorola Solutions , Inc. (more...)