Science


Arrival's Denis Villeneuve Officially Set to Direct the Dune Remake
- February 01, 2017

Denis Villeneuve is arguably the hottest filmmaker in Hollywood right now, especially when it comes to science fiction and sci-fi remakes. Now he's been officially hired to make the first in a series of Dune movies for Legendary Pictures. (more...)
Missouri Executes Man For 1998 Killing Of Mother And Children Missouri Executes Man For 1998 Killing Of Mother And Children
- February 01, 2017

CST (0105 GMT on Wednesday), according to the Missouri Department of Corrections. He was sentenced to death after he broke into the home of Susan Brouk where he murdered the woman and her two children. Supreme Court also on Tuesday refused to halt the scheduled execution of Christeson. After that, according to investigators, Christeson made Brouk go into one of the bedroom's and proceeded to rape her. (more...)
Oclaro's (OCLR) Strong-Buy Rating Reiterated at Needham & Company LLC
- February 01, 2017

With an institutional ownership near 90.4%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 0.24. This estimate is provided by 8 analysts. For the quarter ending Dec-17, 7 analysts have a mean sales target of 176.81 million whilst for the year ending Jun-17, 10 analysts have a mean target of 590.96 million. (more...)
Here's the New BMW 5-Series Wagon Here's the New BMW 5-Series Wagon
- February 01, 2017

BMW will feature the 5 Series in front of the worldwide audience of the Geneva Motor show in March and then proceed to sales from June - with more versions to come later on this year. Diesel fans can get a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel with 190 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, which mates to a six-speed manual transmission as standard (the eight-speed is optional), and gives a 0-to-62 miles per hour time of 8 seconds. (more...)
Windows 10 UPDATE brings this long-awaited new mode Windows 10 UPDATE brings this long-awaited new mode
- February 01, 2017

Reports suggest that Windows 10 Cloud is a much-simplified version of its predecessor Windows 10. So, traditional software design for windows was compatible with this version and it supported only a few applications which were made available in the Windows App Store. (more...)
Ocado UK tests robotic arm for grocery packing
- February 01, 2017

Online UK supermarket Ocado has lifted the lid on an automated robotic hand that it is working on with Disney and European Union universities that could one day change how its warehouses are operated. Ocado commented: "To avoid damaging sensitive items, the project uses a compliant gripper (i.e. one that possesses spring-like properties) in conjunction with an industrial robot arm". (more...)
Mauritia 'Lost Continent': Crust From Ancient Undiscovered Landmass Found On Mauritius
- February 01, 2017

This helped them confirm the existence of a long lost continent known as Gondwana. "Earth is made up of two parts - continents‚ which are old‚ and oceans‚ which are "young"‚" explained Ashwal‚ who is the lead author on the paper "Archaean zircons in Miocene oceanic hotspot rocks establish ancient continental crust beneath Mauritius"‚ which was published in the Nature Communications journal. (more...)
Budweiser Super Bowl ad recalls company co-founder as German immigrant Budweiser Super Bowl ad recalls company co-founder as German immigrant
- February 01, 2017

The focus is on Busch's dream of coming to America to brew beer, the company said. Anheuser Busch has released their new ad for the 2017 Super Bowl. Super Bowl advert slots are highly coveted and hugely expensive, and this year's game between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons is expected to be watched by over 100 million people. (more...)
Electronic Arts Posts Stronger Revenue, Narrower Loss
- February 01, 2017

Finally, Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Electronic Arts by 4.5% in the third quarter. United Services Automobile Association raised its position in shares of Electronic Arts by 4.1% in the second quarter. "(EA)" was reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. Based on several research reports, Company shares were Reiterated by The Benchmark Company on Dec 8, 2016 to "Buy", Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 101.94 from a previous ... (more...)
LG G6 prototype photos leaked ahead of MWC 2017 LG G6 prototype photos leaked ahead of MWC 2017
- February 01, 2017

As for the device's finish, this one is simply set in black but we're hoping LG will release the G6 phone in more colors and variants. What we don't know, outside of a single leaked image of the top half of the device, is exactly what the device will look like. (more...)
Chip makers' quarterly results hinge on Apple's iPhone fortunes
- February 01, 2017

It marked a 3 percent increase from the same period a previous year when revenue was $75 billion. Apple posted adjusted earnings of $3.36 per share, beating analysts' projections of $3.22 per share. Mac sales were stable, at just over 5.3 million units. Year-on-year, though, the iPhone's rise wasn't as dramatic, increasing from 74.78 million units in the first quarter of 2016. (more...)
Nation reacts to President Trump's Supreme Court nominee
- February 01, 2017

Gorsuch is a conservative federal appeals court judge and Colorado native who has gained respect from his peers and a reputation for being brilliant and accomplished. Trump's nominees are in their 40s and 50s, meaning if approved for the Supreme Court with life terms, they will have the ability to shape jurisprudence for decades. (more...)
Leavell Investment Management Cuts Position in Chevron Corporation (CVX) by $5024853 Leavell Investment Management Cuts Position in Chevron Corporation (CVX) by $5024853
- February 01, 2017

Chevron Corp. had a positive return on equity of 0.59% and a negative net margin of 1.34%. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 1.58% with $1.88 Billion sitting short, betting on future declines. (more...)
Theresa May defends decision to seek close ties with Donald Trump
- February 01, 2017

If he's asking if I had advanced notice of travel restrictions, the answer is we all did because President Trump said he would do this in his election campaign'. "I have made very clear, very clear that we believe that this policy is divisive and wrong, that it is not a policy that we would introduce, and I have also made very clear when asked about this, that this government has a very different approach to these issues", May told Parliament on Wednesday. (more...)
Republican EPA Chief Speaks Out On Looming Environmental Cuts
- February 01, 2017

Lee-Ashley says "pollution doesn't respect state borders.you can't have piecemeal standards across the country" and therefore most EPA issues cannot be regulated state to state. In his confirmation hearing earlier this month, Pruitt said his perspective on whether climate change was caused by human activity is "immaterial" to his nomination for the role. (more...)
AAPL Stock: Apple Crushes Expectations, Prints Highest Quarterly Revenue Ever AAPL Stock: Apple Crushes Expectations, Prints Highest Quarterly Revenue Ever
- February 01, 2017

Worldwide sales accounted for 64 percent of Apple's revenue, but revenue from Greater China was actually down 12 percent year over year. Numerically speaking, Cupertino's Services business, in and of itself, brought in $7.17 billion, besting estimates of $6.91 billion, and easily quashing the company's previous record of $6.06 billion set during the same fiscal Q1 past year. (more...)
Be on the Lookout: Moon & Planets Align Tonight
- February 01, 2017

The moon and the two planets will be exceptionally close to each other, Derek Keif, an astronomer at the HR MacMillian Space Centre , told CBC's North by Northwest . No telescope is required, as they're all visible with the naked eye. He said the most opportune time Tuesday night is when the sky is changing from blue to a deeper blue, heading towards being black. (more...)
Budweiser Debuts Pro-Immigration Super Bowl Ad
- February 01, 2017

In the riveting video, he ignores people telling him to go back home, escapes from a fire, and treks across mud until he arrives in St. Louis. "The crew spends most of its days watching Sam Schweikert-the boyishly handsome, 26-year-old actor who plays Adolphus Busch-repeatedly trudge through crowds of extras, ultimately being greeted by an older gentleman who encouragingly says: "Welcome to St. (more...)
AI takes 'landmark step' as it conquers top poker players AI takes 'landmark step' as it conquers top poker players
- February 01, 2017

The AI used the computer to develop its strategy before and throughout the event. During the 20 day competition, the AI comfortably beat its four competitors by raking in more than $1.7 million worth of chips. Here we have to show up to take a beating every day for 11 hours a day. After 20 grueling days, the humans had to admit it. Coming from a human player, behavior like this would be irritating, reckless and, over the long run, expensive. (more...)
Gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday traffic enforcement Gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday traffic enforcement
- February 01, 2017

A driver is considered alcohol-impaired when their blood alcohol concentration is.08 or higher, police said. "Drunk driving only leads to disaster and tragedy". Drivers are encouraged to download the Designated Driver VIP, or "DDVIP", free mobile app for Android or iPhone. The feature-packed app even has social media tie-ins and even a tab for the non-DD to call Uber, Lyft or Curb. (more...)

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