Science


Exploding stars are influencing our weather, scientists find Exploding stars are influencing our weather, scientists find
- December 20, 2017

When the ionization in the atmosphere changes, the number of cloud condensation nuclei changes affecting the properties of clouds. As more clouds form, the climate cools, which can have a major impact on the long-term weather. The researchers claimed the discovery helped fill in a mysterious gap in our knowledge of our climate and may help to explain unusual periods of warmth and cold during the past 2,000 years. (more...)
Nvidia Graphics Driver 388.71: PUBG Game Ready support
- December 20, 2017

Now, PUBG is exiting Early Access with a new desert map, a new, game-changing vaulting mechanic, new guns, new vehicles, a replay system, a death cam, tweaks to the original Erangel map, and a whole load of optimization. [YouTube]: Flickering may occur when playing videos in full-screen mode. [SLI][GeForce GTX 780 Ti]: There is no display output when connecting the DisplayPort and two DVI monitors. (more...)
First pictures of Falcon Heavy First pictures of Falcon Heavy
- December 20, 2017

But development was delayed by a variety of factors, including work to recover from two Falcon 9 failures, one in flight and one during a pre-launch test, and work to convert pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center for use by SpaceX. "Starting to look more and more like a launch pad!" The payload for this launch, according to a previous tweet from Musk, will be his own "midnight cherry" Tesla Roadster. (more...)
Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)
- December 20, 2017

Nichols & Pratt Advisers Llp who had been investing in Pepsico Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $168.20 billion market cap company. Deutsche Bank initiated the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, September 29 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 24 by Deutsche Bank. (more...)
Apple Incorporated (NASDAQ:AAPL) Has Decline in Shorts Apple Incorporated (NASDAQ:AAPL) Has Decline in Shorts
- December 20, 2017

Garde Capital Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $896.14 billion market cap company. Hefty Wealth Partners now owns 804 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $115,000 after purchasing an additional 174 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Here comes Pokemon Go's ARKit mode. Is your battery ready? Here comes Pokemon Go's ARKit mode. Is your battery ready?
- December 20, 2017

The new Pokemon GO AR+ feature will be exclusive to Apple's devices - since, of course, Apple isn't making ARKit available for other platforms such as Android - and promises more accurate positioning and perspective of Pokemon encountered in the encounter mode. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is finally leaving early access this week PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is finally leaving early access this week
- December 20, 2017

PT (2 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. GMT / 8 a.m. CET). As for what v1.0 of PUBG will entail, we can look forward to climbing and vaulting (which makes things so much easier) with creator Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene himself saying that it "will change the game severely". (more...)
Cuphead Brings Glory To Microsoft Xbox One! Cuphead Brings Glory To Microsoft Xbox One!
- December 20, 2017

Fable Fortune, Elex, Forza Horizon 3 and Resident Evil 7 are among the other Xbox One X games that will be Enhanced soon. Almost all Xbox One bundles come with a 14-day Xbox Live Gold trial and sometimes a 1-month Xbox Games Pass trial, and both services are a must-have for serious gamers. (more...)
NASA plans to explore Alpha Centauri for extraterrestrial life NASA plans to explore Alpha Centauri for extraterrestrial life
- December 20, 2017

Although most of the technology NASA needs for such a mission does not exist yet, it could involve travelling at one-tenth the speed of light. The ambitious mission would require a craft that would need to travel at a minimum of 10 per cent of the speed of light. (more...)
These are the worst passwords of 2017 - is yours on the list? These are the worst passwords of 2017 - is yours on the list?
- December 20, 2017

The list was compiled by SplashData , makers of the password managers SplashID and TeamsID , from over 5 million passwords leaked in data breaches this year . Star Wars mania has apparently also taken over many people's lives since " starwars " is a new entry on the list at number 16 and "master" is ranked 20th on the list. (more...)
Pradyuman Murder Case: Accused to be tried as adult Pradyuman Murder Case: Accused to be tried as adult
- December 20, 2017

The case which was shifted to CBI who had nabbed a senior class XI student in connection with the murder case. Pradyuman's father thanked the judiciary for the decision. The accused student, who is the son of an advocate, earlier informed his interrogators in his six hours questioning that minutes after killing Pradyuman, he had informed a gardener and a teacher, saying "a boy was lying injured in the toilet of the school premises". (more...)
Apple Releases iOS 11.2.5 Beta 2 Update Apple Releases iOS 11.2.5 Beta 2 Update
- December 20, 2017

The iOS 11.2.5 update won't deliver a long list of new new features, but it's shaping up to be another solid incremental release for Apple's mobile operating system. The software is also expected to be made available to members of Apple's public beta testing program some time soon. Along with iOS 11.2.5 developer beta 2, Apple released watchOS 4.2.2 beta for Apple Watch on Tuesday. (more...)
Sneak peek: Jeep Cherokee gets a nose job Sneak peek: Jeep Cherokee gets a nose job
- December 20, 2017

At the rear, the numberplate has been moved to the tailgate for a more streamlined rear bumper, while the tail-light design has also been tweaked slightly. The current version of the Cherokee is offered in the USA with a stock 2.4-liter inline-four and an optional 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6 - both paired with a nine-speed automatic. (more...)
Near term Outlook For Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI)
- December 20, 2017

The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform" on Tuesday, January 26. 501 were reported by Rech &. TheStreet upgraded Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share from a "c" rating to a "b" rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. (more...)
Musk misfires Twitter message with cell number to Oculus CTO Musk misfires Twitter message with cell number to Oculus CTO
- December 20, 2017

OpenAI and Neuralink are two companies focused on artificial intelligence, The Boring Company is laying the groundwork for potential Hyperloop subways, Tesla Motors is advancing self-driving auto technology with machine learning and computer vision and SpaceX is now pushing humanity towards the colonization of Mars. (more...)
Instagram Alpha Channel Hits the Google Play Store
- December 20, 2017

Within one year following each Android dessert release, new apps and app updates will need to target the corresponding API level or higher. Although being available only in India and Indonesia right now, the app on Google Play already surpassed 10 million downloads and is heading to the next landmark of 50 million. (more...)
How to get started using Timeline in Windows 10 Insider build 17063 How to get started using Timeline in Windows 10 Insider build 17063
- December 20, 2017

You'll be able to scroll through your Timeline Activities, search for a previous one, or use Cortana, who is now Timeline-aware, to find an Activity, and just click on it to open. Microsoft Edge picks up an updated dark theme with better contrast and more of the company's Fluent Design system in action. Microsoft also is working to improve the My People frequent contact capability by adding support for more contacts and allowing users to drag and drop to rearrange them. (more...)
Patriots QB Tom Brady won't comment on Bill Belichick rift with trainer Patriots QB Tom Brady won't comment on Bill Belichick rift with trainer
- December 20, 2017

Guerrero has been joining Brady on recent road trips with the Patriots, but he was not seen in the team's last road game against the Pittsburgh Steelers . There have been rumblings about potential friction between Guerrero and Belichick recently. "Other than to say that, it's been well-documented, Alex has been a huge part of what I do and I'm so fortunate to have him not only as a friend, but everything that we've been able to do together". (more...)
Janus Henderson Group PLC Boosts Position in Sysco Corporation (SYY)
- December 20, 2017

Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Sysco Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $32.12 billion market cap company. Since August 23, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 14 selling transactions for $17.85 million activity. PELTZ NELSON had bought 889,561 shares worth $47.75M on Friday, September 15. (more...)
How Your Tax Dollars Went to Harry Reid's Friend to Research UFOs How Your Tax Dollars Went to Harry Reid's Friend to Research UFOs
- December 20, 2017

Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat who was the Senate majority leader at the time , requested the funding for the programme. Also tweeting a link to the article, Mr Reid's former spokeswoman Kristen Orthman said: "If you've talked to Harry Reid for 60 seconds then it's the least surprising thing ever that he loves UFOs and got an earmark to study them". (more...)
INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (INSY) on Focus After Raising In Today's Session
- December 20, 2017

Those same analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $2.33 on a short term basis. The company had a trading volume of 899,230 shares, compared to its average volume of 648,803. On Thursday, March 17 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Hold" on Tuesday, July 25. (more...)
JP Morgan Cuts EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) Stock To a Underweight Rating
- December 20, 2017

Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund owns 0.03% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 23,268 shares. Finally, KeyCorp set a $80.00 price target on EPR Properties and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Sunday, October 29th. (more...)
Dragon Quest Builders Launches on February for Nintendo Switch
- December 20, 2017

Nintendo announced that the Switch version of Dragon Quest Builders will launch on February 9 in both North America and Europe. And just like every game on Nintendo Switch, this constructive adventure can be played at home or on the go. (more...)
Vivo Y75: meet the new mid-range phone and its competitions Vivo Y75: meet the new mid-range phone and its competitions
- December 20, 2017

The phone Y75 of Vivo has identical specifications like the Vivo V7 except the camera specifications . Handset marks Face Wake feature for security objective, the same comes with Vivo V7. Besides, this smartphone also has 4 GB of RAM besides 32 GB of internal memory, the latter being expandable to up to a very decent 256 GB by a micro SD card. (more...)
German Watchdog Slams Facebook for 'Abusive' Data Collection Practices German Watchdog Slams Facebook for 'Abusive' Data Collection Practices
- December 20, 2017

He said the FCO was "not convinced that users have given their effective consent to Facebook's data tracking". Cunnane said Facebook takes data protection seriously, noting that the company will be introducing additional controls and educating users on how best to protect their data in the coming months. (more...)
Facebook is introducing new tools to help curb harassment Facebook is introducing new tools to help curb harassment
- December 19, 2017

He added, "To help prevent those bad encounters, we are building on existing features that prevent fake and inauthentic accounts on Facebook". That's why Facebook is rolling out new features meant to make it more hard for harassers to maintain contact with the people they target after they've been blocked. (more...)
Chrome Installer has been removed from the Microsoft Store
- December 19, 2017

Instead, a Chrome launcher now is in the Store. Earlier today, Google quietly released a Chrome Installer on the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 desktop. "To use Google Chrome, upgrade for free (for a limited time) to Windows 10 Pro", the store listing described the installer. But because Microsoft requires Store apps to use Microsoft's HTML/JavaScript engines, it's unlikely Google will deliver a version of Chrome that meets those requirements. (more...)
NASA will take images of its quiet supersonic jet's shockwaves NASA will take images of its quiet supersonic jet's shockwaves
- December 19, 2017

As well as being incredibly cool, this image (and others like it) serve a practical objective: Nasa researchers use this kind of pic to study the shockwaves as part of the effort to make sonic booms quieter, which may open the future to possible supersonic flight over land. (more...)
Newgrange To Show Winter Solstice Online Newgrange To Show Winter Solstice Online
- December 19, 2017

Oppositely, countries and continents in the Southern Hemisphere experience their winter solstice on June 21, or June 22 - which is the summer solstice (aka, the longest day of the year) for the Northern Hemisphere. Not to mention, the winter solstice was significant to many ancient civilizations ; many archaeologists even believe Stonehenge was built as a tribute to the darkest day of the year. (more...)
Aureus Asset Management LLC Has $791000 Stake in Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC)
- December 19, 2017

Papp L Roy & Associates now owns 68,065 shares of the chip maker's stock valued at $2,297,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the period. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Canaccord Genuity. Barclays Capital upgraded Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) on Tuesday, October 18 to "Overweight" rating. (more...)