Science


ACA Repeal Bill Markup: A Slow Process in House Committee
- March 10, 2017

Conway, who grew up in Atco, Camden County, and is now counselor to the president, made the comment during an interview with Fox News host Bill Hemmer on his show "American Newsroom" Wednesday. Media captionWhat's in the Republican healthcare bill? "The bill sabotages the marketplaces where close to 10 million Americans today get coverage and starts a death spiral from which we will never recover", said Ways and Means' top Democrat, Richard Neal of MA. (more...)
State Street Corp Cuts Stake in Avis Budget Group Inc. (CAR)
- March 10, 2017

Finally, Pagoda Asset Management LP increased its stake in Avis Budget Group by 95.8% in the third quarter. The stock was last seen 0.65% higher, reaching at $32.3 on March 8, 2017. The correct version of this report can be viewed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/03/09/state-street-corp-cuts-stake-in-avis-budget-group-inc-car.html. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Will Include Netflix, Hulu & Other Services…. Eventually Nintendo Switch Will Include Netflix, Hulu & Other Services…. Eventually
- March 10, 2017

With that being said, the lack of streaming services is noticeable, and other consoles do provide Netflix, Hulu and more for their users. Fils-Aime says as much: "In our view, these are not differentiators". There's also the fact that Nintendo is clearly interested in pursuing the eSports industry in a big way with its new console. A huge effort was made by Nintendo in order to push the Switch since the commercial aired during the Super Bowl this year in which John Cena was the endorsing ... (more...)
Rapid Radio Burts Could Be Evidence Of Aliens Rapid Radio Burts Could Be Evidence Of Aliens
- March 10, 2017

Now, in a new study accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal Letters , two researchers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have given the "aliens are behind it" hypothesis a slightly more scientific imprimatur. (more...)
GOP Celebrated International Women's Day By Coming For Your Repro Rights GOP Celebrated International Women's Day By Coming For Your Repro Rights
- March 10, 2017

Maryland Democrats announced backing Wednesday for legislation in the state to continue family planning services provided by Planned Parenthood , concerned the federal government will cut such funding in a Republican health care bill in Congress. (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Stake Increased by LSV Asset Management
- March 10, 2017

IBM ( NYSE: IBM ) data indicates that companies across all industries are increasingly following the lead of media and entertainment with enterprise video past year showing a dramatic increase in mobile viewership, video resolution and global reach. (more...)
Google Acquires Kaggle: Strengthens Its Grip On AI Learning Google Acquires Kaggle: Strengthens Its Grip On AI Learning
- March 10, 2017

SAP also said it was working over the next two months to make its own cloud platform ready to run on the Google cloud, allowing developers to take advantage of its containerisation features that allow technicians to automate software updates. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S6: Why Let Nougat Waste Your Time?
- March 10, 2017

Not forgetting about their flagships of previous years we have already seen the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge (2016's flagship) updated to Google's latest Android version, Nougat. Since it is a phased rollout, some of you may need to wait longer to receive the update, as it takes some time before the update rollout picks up pace. (more...)
Next Conference: Google makes big pitch for its cloud platform Next Conference: Google makes big pitch for its cloud platform
- March 10, 2017

Besides the announcement of its new product, Google has also revealed its acquisition of Kaggle , which the company calls the web's largest data science community with over 800,000 data experts dedicatedly engaged in learning data analytics and machine learning. (more...)
Dusseldorf Attack: Multiple injuries reported after ax rampage at Germany train station
- March 10, 2017

Düsseldorf's busy central station was sealed off and traffic halted after the first emergency call at 8.50pm on Thursday evening. In July, a 17-year-old Afghan refugee wounded five people in an axe rampage on a train before police shot him dead. (more...)
Mars trip may up leukaemia risk in astronauts Mars trip may up leukaemia risk in astronauts
- March 10, 2017

Wake Forest researchers implanted mice with human stem cells and exposed the lab animals to low doses of deep space-like radiation. The mice developed what appears to be T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia-the first demonstration that exposure to space radiation may increase the risk of leukemia in humans. (more...)
A Lost Lunar Spaceship Found by NASA's Radar Technique
- March 10, 2017

The Chandrayaan-1 for instance is just a cube which measures about 5 feet on each side. After being successfully launched in 2008, the lunar probe remained operational up to August 2009, after which it vanished mysteriously. Based on their calculations, the scientists at JPL then used 70-meter antenna at NASA's Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California and 100-meter Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia to hunt for Chandrayaan-1. (more...)
Oculus CTO John Carmack sues ZeniMax for $22.5 million Oculus CTO John Carmack sues ZeniMax for $22.5 million
- March 10, 2017

But sour grapes is not an affirmative defence to breach of contract. The legal situation between ZeniMax and Oculus is torrid, to say the last. John Carmack, co-founder of id Software and current Oculus CTO, has filed a federal lawsuit against Zenimax, seeking upwards of $22.5 million in damages, but could walk away with up to $45 million if the case goes in his favor. (more...)
China Mulls Advanced Spacecraft Capable Of Moon Landing
- March 10, 2017

China is developing an advanced new spaceship capable of flying in low-Earth orbit and landing on the moon, according to State media. China has already taken its first steps in space travel and is counted in the big three. In five years, the Chinese space agency prepares a fully functioning and permanently crewed spacecraft which will be ready to undergo operations. Chinese President Xi Jinping wants China to get recognized in space exploration across the world. (more...)
DRS Row: BCCI officially complains to ICC against Smith, Handscomb DRS Row: BCCI officially complains to ICC against Smith, Handscomb
- March 10, 2017

Johri on his part said " India has always cherished a contest with Australia and over the years, the performances of both, the teams and the players, are testimony to the level of competitiveness that exists between these two teams". "I am really surprised with the decision of the ICC and I am sure lot of people will be upset about it as Steve Smith's gesture was absolutely clear", Chauhan told AFP. (more...)
Elon Musk offers to fix Australian power network in 100 days Elon Musk offers to fix Australian power network in 100 days
- March 10, 2017

That's the billionaire boss of Tesla/real-life Tony Stark putting out the challenge to the government of South Australia to sign a contract with his company to supply power to the state, and if he can't pull it off within a few months, the whole package is free. (more...)
Randeep Hooda: I should have been more careful Randeep Hooda: I should have been more careful
- March 10, 2017

However, Hooda clarified that he laughed on the joke and had no idea of the issue while Viru dubbed his tweet as facetious humour. I started getting messages. Hooda said that he was not aware of any threats that Kaur was receiving. The daughter of army martyr Captain Mandeep Singh retweeted a news article on Randeep's statement and wrote " I didn't tweet my hands did ". (more...)
BT to separate Openreach broadband unit after reaching deal with Ofcom BT to separate Openreach broadband unit after reaching deal with Ofcom
- March 10, 2017

For the unaware, Openreach is a company that owns the pipes and cables that connect the overwhelming majority of homes and businesses in the United Kingdom to the national broadband and phone networks. BT will have the power to block the appointment of the Openreach CEO, but only if it notifies Ofcom first. It expected 32,0000 staff to formally transfer to Openreach later this year once consultation processes and pension arrangements had been completed. (more...)
PTI, PML-N lawmakers scuffle outside assembly PTI, PML-N lawmakers scuffle outside assembly
- March 10, 2017

The confrontation began during the assembly session when PML-N's Javed Latif hit out at PTI chief Imran Khan for his remarks against the foreign players in PSL final. Talking to journalists, Javed Latif said that the behaviour of the PTI members was just like Imran Khan as he (Imran) did in the cricket grounds. Murad Saeed reacted strongly to the accusations, stirring up ruckus. (more...)
UN Syria envoy: Next round of Geneva talks set for March 23 UN Syria envoy: Next round of Geneva talks set for March 23
- March 10, 2017

A crackdown by Syrian regime leader Bashar al-Assad on protesters in 2011 led to civil war and Daesh has used the chaos to seize territory in Syria and Iraq. The announcement from Russian Federation came the same day that top generals from Turkey, the United States and Russian Federation met in Turkey to discuss mutual suspicions over military operations in northern Syria. (more...)

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