Sci-tech

by | January 13, 2018 | 14:07

Get a first look in the screenshots below. Disney and Lucasfilm has announced the upcoming Star Wars: Rivals, a third person shooter featuring your favourite characters from the franchise. Apparently, the rarer a hero is, the better will perform in the arenas. These include Bespin, Scarif, Jakku, and Death Star. Star Wars: Rivals is now up for pre-registration on Google Play (Android) and has been soft-launched in the Philippines App Store (iOS).

by | January 13, 2018 | 14:24

The stock increased 2.44% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $39.07. About 17.93M shares traded. Apple Inc . (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has risen 62.48% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. Whittier Trust Co, which manages about $2.74B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Tjx Cos Inc New Com (NYSE:TJX) by 6,348 shares to 203,118 shares, valued at $14.97M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:23

Meteorologists believe that this freaky twist of weather is because of the result of high pressure over Europe pushing low-pressure systems unusually far south. But given that the photos appear to be taken in areas located at a higher altitude, a spokesperson for The Met Office told The Independent that snow isn't as unusual as one would think.

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:00

The lights went out here shortly after 11 am on the second day of the show. Emergency lights stayed on, and backup batteries kept wireless internet connections functioning. Amazon will have its own booth for Alexa at CES this year, and it's promising "exciting new products along with hundreds of vendors who have chosen to develop products based on Amazon voice technology".

by | January 13, 2018 | 10:16

Intel AMT is software created to provide maintenance and remote access monitoring services for corporate laptop users. Weaknesses in the tech have been discovered before (examples here and here) but the latest flaw is nonetheless noteworthy because of the ease of exploitation.

by | January 13, 2018 | 08:53

Further, the study raises a possibility of encapsulating life or similar bio-molecules inside their salt-like crystals. Everything leads to the conclusion that the origin of life is really possible elsewhere,"adds Dr. Kilcoyne helped to train the researchers to use the ALS X-ray beamline and microscope. They hint at elements for life having existed way back in history, they can teach us more about how colliding objects in space share organic matter , and they're evidence of how the ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 10:25

The Unique Identity Authority of India ( UIDAI ) has extended the temporary permission it gave to Bharti Airtel for using biometric identity for re-verification of its mobile customers, till March 31. " UIDAI will provide various options to Aadhaar number holders to generate their VID , retrieve their VID in case they forget, and replace their VID with a new number".

by | January 13, 2018 | 09:01

Based on the renders, the U11 EYEs will also feature dual front-facing cameras (hence the branding, which is a call back to the Desire Eye , a smartphone HTC released back in 2014). The HTC U11 EYEs is expected to be priced at 3,299 yuan and will be available in Black, Silver and Red colors. However, the phone is said to come in another variant which will be powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor along with 6GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage.

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:22

The stock is now trading -0.74% away from the 52-week high and separated 57.95% from the 52-week low. (GPS) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $29.34/share. Wealthfront holds 0.01% or 13,904 shares. First Manhattan invested 0% of its portfolio in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). Dupont Cap has 3,399 shares.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:54

Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) has risen 39.30% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Catawba Capital Management bought 2,000 shares as the company's stock rose 10.88% with the market. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 128,412 shares of company stock worth $22,115,155. It is positive, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:30

Disney and Lucasfilm has announced the upcoming Star Wars: Rivals , a third person shooter featuring your favourite characters from the franchise. Players will battle it out in familiar surroundings like the Death Star and Jakku. We've seen mentions of new characters like Finn and Phasma, as well as classics like Han, Luke, Leia, Vader, and Chewie from the original. Master special abilities unique to the Star Wars universe like Darth Vaders Choke and Admiral Ackbars devastating Orbital ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:52

The corporation has a market cap of US$2.97 Billion. It closed at $103.48 lastly. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has risen 7.92% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. Southwestern Energy (NYSE: SWN ) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio owns 977,081 shares.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:21

Ms Comerford announced the discovery at the 231st American Astronomical Society meeting in Washington DC. Scientists have combined images of the J1354 galaxy, which is located 800 million light-years away. When things get pulled inside the event horizon of black holes, sometimes great quantities of energy are also released in the process. The answer lies in a companion galaxy that is linked to J1354 by streams of stars and gas, said Comerford.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:02

In 2017, HTC was listed among the top-20 Taiwanese global brands after reaching a US$ 1.1 billion deal with Google. Other specs include 64 GB of expandable storage, an IP67 rating for protection against water, and Edge Sense that lets you open an app of choice by squeezing the device.

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:21

Community Day is created to engage the massive worldwide Pokemon Go community and keep them involved in the game by offering special Pokemon for a short period of time. Niantic has announced a monthly global event that is coming called Pokemon Go Community Day. During the event, players will earn double XP. Pokemon Go uses OpenStreetsMap as a source for its overworld map, and seems to use the open source database to limit where EX Raids appear.

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:56

Nandan Nilekani, former chairperson of the Unique Identification Authority of India , on Wednesday said there was an "orchestrated campaign" to malign the Centre's Aadhaar system, PTI reported . What is Virtual ID ( VID)? "But services of 'global AUAs" will not be accessible through VID - for instance, you will have to provide your Aadhaar ID for a passport.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:35

The hardware vendor said these systems are both home computers and data center servers. Intel is still diagnosing the reboot issue, but it plans to release a revised firmware update , if needed. Infrastructure automation will help, but these vulnerabilities arose from CPU technology that drastically improved performance, with more efficient memory caching and pre-fetching.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:12

But he has been forced to wait for months for a concrete response from Mrs Merkel, who has come under mounting criticism at home and overseas for her plodding reaction, aggravated by her failure to form a new government. Merkel, 63, has been acting chancellor since, putting most policy making in Europe's biggest economy on hold. It also stressed the crucial role of Franco-German cooperation in that process, saying a renewal of the European Union could only succeed if Germany and France ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:46

Detective Pikachu features everybody's favourite electrical mouse walking the streets of Ryme City solving mysteries. The goal of the game is to help out a boy named Tim find his father. I'm nearly more excited for the Amiibo than the game. Missed some of the Pika Prompts during your investigation? He isn't doing it alone, of course, with the gritty, coffee-addicted Detective Pikachu at his side.

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:19

Klopp says that the club were desperate to keep the former Inter Milan teenager but were forced to accept that he had his heart set on a dream switch to the Nou Camp. "While some players such as Alexis Sanchez and Virgil Van Dijk lost form after being denied their summer move, Coutinho was the opposite". Jurgen Klopp's team are known for their high energy and work rate, and Owen doesn't believe that Mahrez has the attributes to suit that style of play.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:25

The stock increased 1.31% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $54.1. About 3,595 shares traded. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has risen 15.94% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:NEE) has "Buy" rating given on Sunday, November 5 by RBC Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $173 target in Monday, November 13 report.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:02

Fox went 14-34 in three disappointing seasons in Chicago. Fangio was believed to have been a candidate for the Green Bay Packers ' defensive coordinator position, but the Packers hired former Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine on Wednesday; a day after the Los Angeles Chargers announced they had reached an agreement to retain their defensive coordinator, Gus Bradley.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:24

In the intervening period, the Wi-Fi Alliance will enhance WPA2 to ensure that it provides strong security protection. WPA2 is an industry-wide standard of safety put in almost all devices with wireless capability, but it is almost 20 years old, reports ZDNet .

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:34

Previous speculation about the freaky Tabby's star wondered whether there was some sort of extraterrestrial interference, but it turns out that the dimming of the star may (much more boringly) be a case of space dust. "It's exciting. I am so appreciative of all of the people who have contributed to this in the past year - the citizen scientists and professional astronomers", Dr.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:03

Although Prince of Persia was an extremely favored and well-known franchise at one point in time, the series' popularity dwindled, particularly during the last generation of consoles. There might be a slight chance that we see a revival of the once extremely popular action-adventure series from the PS3/Xbox 360 era, Prince of Persia .

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:13

Shane Dawson , 29, released a 14-minute apology video last night [10 January], repeatedly telling his fans: "I am not a f***ing paedophile!" The offending YouTube Channel posted a video that consisted of a montage of old audio clips from Shane's " Shane And Friends " podcast - In the video you could hear him calling a six-year-old "sexy" and admitting to 'googling naked babies'.

by | January 12, 2018 | 22:55

As for bandwidth, we're looking at around 300MBps per pin, which on a 1024-bit memory bus should provide around 307GB/sec per package, times 4 bringing us to a insane 1.2TB/sec of memory bandwidth. Thus far Samsung has not offered details on when the first Aquabolt-based HBM2 products will be hitting the market, but is clearly expecting the parts to feature heavily in next-gen products in the fields of 'supercomputing, artificial intelligence, and graphics processing' .

by | January 12, 2018 | 22:21

He and his team suspect that the Triassic ancestral moths probably varied in size, similar to today's moths and butterflies . As well as pushing back the date for the emergence of Lepidoptera , the discovery proves that butterflies did not evolve alongside flowers as previously thought.

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:21

During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. The stock traded within a range of $21.55 and $22.34. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.71% negative EPS growth. Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., where 1 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 3 said it's a HOLD, and 0 analysts rated the stock as ...

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:47

The company said it sold 17,654 vehicles in December, a drop of 6 percent compared to the year earlier. But the influx of late-model used cars coming back on the market could also cut into sales of new vehicles. Ford's sales were up 1 percent in December as its new large SUVs hit the market, and Hyundai's sales rose 2 percent. Gomes says the strong light truck sales are not expected to disappear anytime soon.

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:54

The laptop runs on an Intel Core i7 processor and has a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card to properly display all the decorations and colorful animations of each game. The ASUS ROG Strix Flare , ROG Aura Terminal , ROG Spotlight and ROG Bezel-Free Kit will be available during the first half of 2018; pricing will be available closer to launch.

by | January 12, 2018 | 22:00

Subaru's Design Chief Mamoru Ishii has already hinted the Viziv Performance concept was a sneak preview for the WRX fast sedan, so we can only imagine the addition of the STI means the Tokyo Auto Salon concept is the first showcase of the upcoming WRX STI.

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:11

While Roku's video streaming devices already enable users to give verbal commands, the new system, which will be integrated into software, will enable wireless connections and integrated voice functionality, including of audio. Today, Roku refuses to be defined as just a TV device. Roku devices have had voice search for some time, but they've been limited to looking for content rather than controlling devices or getting additional information.

by | January 12, 2018 | 20:50

What is still not sure is whether the common ancestor group was the first to make the crossing, splitting only thereafter, or whether the Beringians and their cousins' group made the journey to America together. Over the years, lots of ideas have been considered, but genetic data eventually came down decisively in favor of one of them. "This is a significant finding which establishes that all the pre-Columbian native peoples of the New World are members of one family tree".

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:56

In a Catalan election December 21, the three main separatist parties won 70 of the 135 seats in the regional Parliament, with 47.5 percent of the vote - nearly identical to the result in 2015. Ines Arrimadas added: "It's evident that for governing Catalonia you have to be in Catalonia - you can't do that via WhatsApp or as a hologram". The Catalan Parliament is set to reconvene next Wednesday, under a timetable set by Rajoy, and is expected to elect a regional leader within two weeks.