Science


Google Android 7.0 Nougat Could Give Users Even More Control
- August 26, 2016

Users can also move the buttons around and resize them. This is definitely going to disappoint owners of the One A9, as HTC had promised previous year that the smartphone would receive major Android updates within 15 days of it hitting Google Nexus devices. (more...)
NXP Semiconductors N.V
- August 26, 2016

The stock's market capitalization is 21.99B. It touched its peak point at $89.17 and its lowest price point stood at $87.73 in last session after starting the trading at $. The investment firm sold 3,256 shares of NXPI which is valued $280,602.Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in NXPI in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,091,101 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,985,429 shares of NXP Semiconductors NV which is valued at $165,088,421. (more...)
Samsung FCC filing reveals Bluetooth speaker to compete with Echo Samsung FCC filing reveals Bluetooth speaker to compete with Echo
- August 26, 2016

It looks like Google isn't the only company preparing to compete with Amazon on the voice-activated assistant front. Or Samsung might surprise us and have this speaker last the whole day or two. What appears to be a natural color leather strap comes out of the side of the Scoop to allow you to wrap the strap around your wrist for portability. (more...)
Lawmakers pass bill to oversee emissions rules
- August 26, 2016

The Senate previously approved the legislation, but Morehouse said it will need to vote again because the bill has been amended. California's latest carbon auction brought disappointing results Tuesday as litigation and lagging support by lawmakers weigh down the state's landmark programs combating climate change. (more...)
Scientists May Have Just Discovered Another Earth
- August 26, 2016

They find that the existence of liquid water on the planet today can not be ruled out and, in such case, it may be present over the surface of the planet only in the sunniest regions, either in an area in the hemisphere of the planet facing the star ( synchronous rotation ) or in a tropical belt (3:2 resonance rotation). (more...)
New travel-related case of Zika in Collier County
- August 26, 2016

In a study on pregnant mice, researchers from Yale University found the virus reproduces in the vaginal tissue. Across the state, there has been-and will continue to be-a proactive approach to prevent the spread of Zika. The researchers are working with the Colombia National Institute of Health, which has assembled a cohort of 15,000 pregnant women who are either known to have been infected with Zika virus while pregnant or who suspect they were infected. (more...)
New Earth-like planet found orbiting nearby star
- August 26, 2016

Led by Guillem Anglada-Escudé from Queen Mary University of London , the astronomers were looking for the tiny back and forth wobble of the star that would be caused by the gravitational pull of an orbiting planet. Since it is relatively close to our planet, future missions could be undertaken to the planet, though current space transportation technology means a probe will take 70,000 years to reach the planet. (more...)
Fisherman reportedly kept $100 million pearl under his bed for 10 years
- August 26, 2016

According to local news source Palawan News , he actually found it more than 10 years ago while out on a fishing trip in the waters surrounding Palawan Island. The Daily Mail reports the lucky fisherman found the larger pearl when an anchor got stuck on a giant clam (Tridacna gigas). "We do not have experts here in the province to tell that it's a real pearl", she said. (more...)
Guardiola returning to Barca in Champions League
- August 26, 2016

Dortmund edged Real 4-3 on aggregate in a thrilling semi-final three years ago, but the Spaniards avenged that defeat, winning 3-2 over the two legs, the following season on their way to the 2014 title. The Gunners will take on Paris Saint-Germain, as well as Basel and Ludogrets, in what could be a tricky draw for the group stages. "For this reason, we must fight for everything". (more...)
Rick and Morty co-creator launches VR studio with former Epic producer Rick and Morty co-creator launches VR studio with former Epic producer
- August 26, 2016

VR is still a motion sickness-induced vomit machine for a lot of people, which ... probably makes Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland a ideal fit for the platform! The name comes from Squanchy, one of the characters on Roiland's hit show Rick and Morty , co-created with Community's Dan Harmon, and now he's found a collaborator to launch his raunchy style into the immersive world of VR. (more...)
Missile test the 'greatest success' Missile test the 'greatest success'
- August 26, 2016

An SLBM capability is advantageous for North Korea, giving Pyongyang a potential nuclear second-strike capability, or assured ability to respond to a nuclear attack on its mainland with a retaliatory strike from a submarine. Kishida said the ministers reaffirmed their effort in prompting the DPRK to use restraint. South Korea and the United States. The technical success comes at a time of heightened tensions on the divided peninsula, with a new round of joint U.S. (more...)
HP Inc's quarterly revenue falls 3.8 percent HP Inc's quarterly revenue falls 3.8 percent
- August 26, 2016

He said HP was "innovating with sprinkles of magic". Personal Systems revenue was flat compared to a year ago, but consumer PC revenue was up 8 percent, while units shipped were up 4 percent. Weisler said he agreed with that assessment. But HP hinted that the business might remain challenged for the next few months. For the current quarter ending in October, HP released a profit outlook of 34 cents to 37 cents per share, which was much lower than the 41 cents per share that most analysts ... (more...)
Hurricane Gaston weakens to tropical storm in the Atlantic Hurricane Gaston weakens to tropical storm in the Atlantic
- August 26, 2016

Tropical Storm Bonnie made landfall in South Carolina, Colin in western Florida, Danielle in eastern Mexico, Earl in Belize and Mexico. In addition, shower and thunderstorm activity has become significantly less organized during the past 24 hours. (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 - Salvation arrives on PS4 September 6 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 - Salvation arrives on PS4 September 6
- August 26, 2016

Fighting an ancient evil, our four heroes must defeat the menace once and for all, and save their souls. Next, we have the Micro map, which takes place on a full-sized family picnic table. The final map is called Rupture , and takes place in a futuristic science lab, owned by an organization that wishes to try and fix the Earth's damaged atmosphere. (more...)
'Battlefield 1' Weather Feature To Make Multiplayer Experience Most Immersive
- August 26, 2016

Extreme weather, like the sandstorm that can kick up in maps like Sinai Desert, do more than just limit your vision. The map will feature horses and an armored train as part of the gameplay; the big game-changer is the Armored Train Behemoth that can tip the scales for a team that's facing defeat. (more...)
CBS All Access is now on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 CBS All Access is now on the Xbox One and Xbox 360
- August 26, 2016

According to the resolution fiends over at Digital Foundry , Call of Duty 2 experiences a significant performance improvement when it is played on the Xbox One. However, while less demanding games such as Braid and N+ perform flawlessly, the more CPU-heavy titles do struggle, with Halo: Reach and Gears of War: Judgement singled out as games that suffer in the emulation process. (more...)
Possible Zika Cases Being Investigated in Miami Beach
- August 26, 2016

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention referred calls to state health officials. The CDC also issued an unprecedented warning to pregnant women and their partners to avoid the area. This is Texas first reported case of Zika Virus infection. The Florida Department of Health Investigators confirmed 33 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus in Miami on Wednesday, most in the northern neighborhood of Wynwood. (more...)
Leslie Jones Faces Cyber Attack
- August 26, 2016

The website of Leslie Jones was hacked on Wednesday morning and private information, including her driver's licence and passport, were posted. Jones, who has apparently taken down her website, was the previous subject of racist abuse after "Ghostbusters" was released. (more...)
Hurricane Gaston Expected to Weaken to Tropical Storm
- August 26, 2016

National Hurricane Center specialist Daniel Brown said that a Hurricane Hunter aircraft Thursday morning founds the circulation center hadn't closed and its strongest winds were below tropical storm strength. It then crossed North Carolina and Virginia before exiting to the northeast and dissipating. Strong winds and heavy rain are expected to occur in the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, and the Bahamas over the next few days as it moves in a west-northwest direction. (more...)
DStv gets more satellite capacity DStv gets more satellite capacity
- August 26, 2016

EDT. Intelsat has launched a Boeing-manufactured high throughput satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle on Wednesday from French Guiana as part of a project created to bring C- and Ku-band capacity to Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. (more...)

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