Science


Apple's iPhone X has difficulty with Chinese
- December 15, 2017

When she called Apple support, the company didn't believe her and refused to take action, according to South China Morning Post . The woman, identified only by her surname Yan, told the Jiangsu Broadcasting Corp . The Face ID is one of the most talked about features of the iPhone X. Instead of Touch ID, Apple added a new 3D facial recognition technology to the 10th anniversary model of iPhones. (more...)
Click-to-WhatsApp Messaging Buttons Are Rolling Out To Facebook Ads Click-to-WhatsApp Messaging Buttons Are Rolling Out To Facebook Ads
- December 15, 2017

At Messenger, we know that every message matters and we're focused on helping people say what they want to say, however they want to say it. In addition to the video chat stat, Messenger put out some other figures that may be of interest to brands looking to make Messenger into more of a marketing vehicle . (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 full specs leaked, launch possible in January 2018 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 full specs leaked, launch possible in January 2018
- December 15, 2017

With a bunch of other sales kicking off on Flipkart and Amazon India today, the Redmi Y1 , and Redmi Y1 Lite will also be available for purchase. A couple of live images of the Redmi Note 5 have been spotted on the Chinese micro-blogging site - Weibo. With 18:9 aspect ratio, you will be able to read plenty of content because of the absence of bezels on the left and right-hand side. (more...)
Geminid Meteor Shower caught on camera
- December 15, 2017

The best time to see the shower is at 2AM, when the radiant point is highest in the night sky. The Geminid meteor shower, which occurs every December, will be seen more clearly this year owing to the crescent moon in the sky today. The annual Geminids Meteor Shower is here! Further to this, Asteroid 3200 Phaethon - the origin of the meteors - will be reaching its minimum distance from the Earth on December 16. (more...)
Samsung Targets First Half of 2018 for Smart Speaker
- December 15, 2017

According to the people briefed on the plans, Samsung is still unsure as to when to release the smart speaker and how much the company should charge for it. What's more is that the Galaxy Note 8 maker also confirmed that Bixby is powering the upcoming device, as pointed out by Phone Arena . For example, users can use the command "good night" as a shortcut for 'Turn on Do-not-disturb mode, set an alarm for 6:00am and turn on blue light filter'. (more...)
Apple Updates Logic Pro X With Support for Up to 36 Cores
- December 15, 2017

The iMac Pro can also export HEVC video 3 times faster. If you need more, and can pay more - or just have to have the biggest, baddest Mac to satisfy your ego or show off to clients - then you move onto the iMac Pro. The iMac Pro will feature a "next generation computer core" and up to 16GB of on-package high-bandwidth memory (HBM2). The recently launched iPhone X - the most expensive smartphone at the market from $1500 - has already broken sales records in Australia with many users ... (more...)
Mirza Teletovic diagnosed with pulmonary emboli in both lungs Mirza Teletovic diagnosed with pulmonary emboli in both lungs
- December 15, 2017

He will now undergo a 10-day rest period, followed by supervised rehabilitation. Bilateral pulmonary embolus is the presence of multiple blood clots in the lungs, and in Teletovic's case the condition was treated with blood-thinning medication. (more...)
Inc. Sells 2675 Shares of T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) Inc. Sells 2675 Shares of T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS)
- December 15, 2017

To fuel its goal, T-Mobile has acquired Layer3 TV , a streaming entertainment provider that now offers service in five USA cities. (NASDAQ: TMUS ) traded up $0.35 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $63.83. Advent Capital De accumulated 12,000 shares. Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for T-Mobile US, Inc. T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. (more...)
Sensata Technologies (ST) Receives "Buy" Rating from Oppenheimer
- December 15, 2017

Torchmark Corporation (TMK) has risen 25.88% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.19% the S&P500. The Georgia-based Invesco Ltd has invested 0% in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. 173 were reported by Creative Planning. Envestnet Asset Management holds 0% or 29 shares in its portfolio. Mitsubishi Ufj Securities Hldgs Communication Limited holds 540 shares. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Developer Says Games Need More IP Protection PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Developer Says Games Need More IP Protection
- December 15, 2017

As you might imagine, even though Bluehole and Greene have had a ton of success with their game, PlayerUnknown himself opens up about what it's like to deal with the copycats of the genre. With this being the case, the fine folks at Digital Foundry took a look at the game to see how it performs on the system, and the overall analysis doesn't look too good, as the outlet has found that the title runs poorly on the Xbox One . (more...)
'Policeman shot dead' as gunmen break into Magu's house 'Policeman shot dead' as gunmen break into Magu's house
- December 15, 2017

He called for the installation of screening and monitoring systems to ensure that airport staff delivered services according to the best worldwide practices; Magu added that "FAAN, in collaboration with the EFCC, can fight corruption effectively and cases of free movement of criminals in and out of the country and the brazen laundering of proceeds of illicit activities through the nation's airports checked through improved synergy". (more...)
Just the Facts on MannKind Corporation (MNKD)
- December 15, 2017

In general, more thrust is placed on most recent actions by assigning higher weights to it than those assigned to past movements. The company gives a ROE of 14.30%. The company had seen its current volume reaching at 0.69 million shares in the last trade. EPS growth is noticed at 44.90% for this year and anticipated 64.30% growth for next year. (more...)
Winter Festivities Are Coming to Destiny 2 in The Dawning Winter Festivities Are Coming to Destiny 2 in The Dawning
- December 15, 2017

As the year comes to an end, the Tower and Farm are decorated with festive cheer. Players will be able to pick up giant snowballs at these locations and have snowball fights . Are you hyped up for The Dawning? You can participate in the season of giving every day of the event. Mayhem, which was added to the original Destiny's PvP mode in 2015 , cranks up the recharge rates of grenade, melee and super abilities, turning Crucible into a much more frantic, frenzied affair. (more...)
IBM invites first customers to try quantum-computing services IBM invites first customers to try quantum-computing services
- December 15, 2017

IBM and the other companies in the race to commercialise the technology, however, have begun offering customers simulators that demonstrate what a quantum computer might be able to do without errors. Meanwhile, Daimler AG wants to use the technology to transform its research. And Samsung intends to integrate quantum computing in new use cases for materials in microelectronics, "optimising manufacturing and transforming business processes". (more...)
Melting of East Antarctic Ice Sheet could cripple major United States cities
- December 15, 2017

If the ice sheet were to collapse and melt completely, which had previously seemed highly unlikely , it would cause sea levels worldwide to rise nearly 200 feet. Much of the ice there flows to the sea through the Totten Glacier, which has been found to be thinning rapidly. However, he noted that the melting of the East Antarctic ice sheet is not inevitable. (more...)
Monster Bird: Giant Penguin Fossils Discovered in New Zealand Monster Bird: Giant Penguin Fossils Discovered in New Zealand
- December 15, 2017

The monster flightless bird, called the Kumimanu biceae , is believed to have swam off the coast of New Zealand between 56 million and 60 million years ago, according to the research. "It is possible that the disappearance of large marine reptiles enabled the penguins to explore new ecological niches". Tennyson further explained that fragments of fossils previously found in Antarctica indicated that there could be penguins that measured about 2 meters high such as the Palaeeudyptes ... (more...)
Nokia 6 (2018) spotted online with FullView display, could come next year Nokia 6 (2018) spotted online with FullView display, could come next year
- December 14, 2017

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Google Assistant arrives on Android tablets and smartphones running Lollipop Google Assistant arrives on Android tablets and smartphones running Lollipop
- December 14, 2017

The Assistant originally launched on a single phone, the Google Pixel , and has slowly been creeping across the Android landscape. Not only this, Assistant is also coming to older Android version as well. It is also available for Spanish in the US, Mexico and Spain, and is rolling out to Italy, Japan, Germany, Brazil and Korea. Google Assistant has only been available on smartphones. (more...)
Pokemon Crystal Arrives on Nintendo 3DS Next Month Pokemon Crystal Arrives on Nintendo 3DS Next Month
- December 14, 2017

Pokemon Crystal is the best Pokemon game. It had animated Pokemon sprites. It had an extra subplot with Eusine and Suicune. Following the re-release of Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow on the 3DS Eshop past year, Nintendo brought the series' second-generation titles, Gold and Silver , to the service earlier this fall. (more...)
Noteworthy Buzzers: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
- December 14, 2017

It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees decreased International Business Mach Corp ( IBM ) stake by 21.85% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Wendell David Associates owns 10,574 shares or 0.31% of their United States portfolio. More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "Warren Buffett Is Selling International Business Machines Corp. (more...)
Italian astronaut Nespoli back on Earth (2) Italian astronaut Nespoli back on Earth (2)
- December 14, 2017

Three astronauts have landed back on Earth after almost six months on board the International Space Station. For Ryazansky, it was his third mission aboard the ISS. He also controlled a humanoid robot in Germany to fix three damaged solar panels across a simulated Mars terrain while in space. Expedition 53 Commander Bresnik handed over station command to Roscosmos's Aleksandr Misurkin in a change of command, NASA reported. (more...)
Shark found in wild could be 512 years old Shark found in wild could be 512 years old
- December 14, 2017

If the shark really is that old, it would have lived through the reigns of Süleyman the Magnificent and Napoleon Bonaparte. So you could imagine how old or ancient this particular creature is! When Danish scientists spotted a 5.4 meter female Greenland shark roaming the North Atlantic Ocean, they knew she had to be hundreds of years old. (more...)
Clear view of Geminid meteor shower expected in Upstate & WNC Clear view of Geminid meteor shower expected in Upstate & WNC
- December 14, 2017

But there's another reason why the Geminids are special. At the time of the Civil War, the shower's peak rate was about 30 meteors an hour. Tonight's meteor shower is a result of dust left behind from the asteroid 3200 Phaethon . NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke said this will be the "best shower this year", in large part because the waning crescent moon means the sky will be dark and viewing conditions good. (more...)
Scientists to investigate if cigar-shaped asteroid could be an alien spacecraft Scientists to investigate if cigar-shaped asteroid could be an alien spacecraft
- December 14, 2017

Using the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia, US, astronomers will today conduct scans of the object to establish whether it was "sent by an alien civilization". The former is of course more likely, but Breakthrough Listen , a project that is trying to find evidence of extraterrestrial life, is on the case. Oumuamua is the Hawaiian word for " scout ", or " messenger ". (more...)
'Destiny 2' developer acknowledges mistake on recent content lockouts 'Destiny 2' developer acknowledges mistake on recent content lockouts
- December 14, 2017

It's been a troubled launch, and with some Destiny 2 players who haven't purchased the expansion pass feeling like they have been shafted, it would not be unreasonable for fans to worry that Xur might make his way to the DLC-exclusive planet Mercury at some point. (more...)
Microsoft announces Reddit partnership, new AI features for Bing Microsoft announces Reddit partnership, new AI features for Bing
- December 14, 2017

Asking Bing "is cholesterol bad?" will result in two different answers to that question. Through the partnership, Reddit and Microsoft will leverage AI tools to integrate Reddit content in searches, including answers from one of the platform's signature draws, Ask Me Anything (AMA) sessions. (more...)
Alleged Nokia 6 (2018) with 18:9 FullView Display Spotted On TENNA
- December 14, 2017

It is also possible that it will get a dual-rear camera. Current Nokia 6 was submitted nearly a year ago, in February 2017, before the boom in "frameless" all-in-ones, and because its screen has a traditional, now obsolete proportions. However, the main difference comes in RAM and processor which are getting an upgrade, and might solve one of the biggest gripes of the consumers which is the performance of the current Nokia 6 . (more...)
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) Short Interest Down 16.2% in November
- December 14, 2017

The Q.i. Value is another helpful tool in determining if a company is undervalued or not. These ratios consist of EBITDA Yield, FCF Yield, Liquidity, and Earnings Yield. The score is calculated by the return on assets (ROA), Cash flow return on assets (CFROA), change in return of assets, and quality of earnings. (more...)
Stock On the Run: Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR)
- December 14, 2017

The business's revenue was up 27.4% compared to the same quarter past year. ROIC is a profitability ratio that measures the return that an investment generates for those providing capital. Nabors Industries Ltd .'s institutional ownership is 0%, while its institutional transactions stand at 2.04%. Typically bull markets are times when investors may be willing to be a bit more speculative with stock selection. (more...)
Russell Investments Group Ltd. Cuts Holdings in Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYK)
- December 14, 2017

Liberty Global plc NASDAQ has an Earning Per Share for the upcoming year at *tba. Several brokerages have commented on LILAK. BidaskClub cut Liberty Global plc - Class A from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. (more...)