Science


Super Blue Blood Moon
- January 30, 2018

A total lunar eclipse , thus " blood moon " too. The lunar eclipse is set to last three and a half hours, it will begin at 3:48 a.m. PT and sets at 7:12 a.m. On Wednesday night, there will be a full moon , which is the second full moon in the same month. Then around 6:15 a.m. the Earth's reddish shadow will be noticeable on the Moon . (more...)
Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Will Arrive in February Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Will Arrive in February
- January 29, 2018

While Square Enix has yet to confirm anything, there's little to suggest that Apple's product page would be incorrect. Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition takes the original game, which came out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in November 2016, and adapts it for touchscreens with new graphics and controls. (more...)
Epic Games will be shutting down Paragon in April Epic Games will be shutting down Paragon in April
- January 29, 2018

Epic Games did its best to keep players updated throughout the day regarding the stats of the problem, though most of the time they could only field frustrated players' questions while saying that the problem was being worked on until the problem was confirmed to be fixed by Epic Games towards the end of the night. (more...)
Alonso finishes P38 at Daytona 24 Hours Alonso finishes P38 at Daytona 24 Hours
- January 29, 2018

Luckily you have a short cut". "The team is very busy with two cars running", Alonso said when asked if he was surprised at the time it took to replace the brake master cylinder. However, there was success for the sister auto, with a line-up featuring Sky F1's Paul di Resta finishing a fine fourth despite their own reliability setbacks. (more...)
SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket launch scheduled for 6 February SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket launch scheduled for 6 February
- January 29, 2018

Falcon Heavy can lift into orbit over 54 metric tons (119,000 lb), that's more than twice the payload of the next closest operational vehicle, the Delta IV Heavy, at one-third the cost. The Falcon Heavy is so-named for its ability to launch larger payloads than SpaceX has been able to previously. A couple of months ago Musk had announced that his cherry red Tesla Roadster sports auto would be the dummy payload aboard the Falcon Heavy. (more...)
Microsoft moves to block Intel's Spectre patch Microsoft moves to block Intel's Spectre patch
- January 29, 2018

KB4078130 is being pushed to all Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 devices, for both end-users and servers, or can be manually obtained via the Microsoft Update Catalog . Dell and HP have since pulled their respective BIOS updates carrying Intel's buggy code and plan to reissue them once Intel has ironed out the problems. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S with bezel-less design expected to launch soon Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S with bezel-less design expected to launch soon
- January 29, 2018

Yet another Weibo leakster states that Xiaomi is getting ready to launch the Mi Mix 2S ahead of the MWC 2018. It seems Xiaomi is no longer looking forward to making any major announcements at MWC, apart from the Mi Mix 2S which the - if the reports are to be taken seriously - may go official a couple of days ahead of MWC. (more...)
Box Office Report: Final 'Maze Runner' Film Finishes 1st Box Office Report: Final 'Maze Runner' Film Finishes 1st
- January 29, 2018

The Maze Runner: The Death Cure Plot: In the epic finale to the Maze Runner saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most unsafe mission yet. The Hugh Jackman musical has taken in $126.5, which has proven a solid draw for Fox and should finish the weekend with roughly $126 million. Fox Searchlight also added theaters for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri", which scored seven Oscar nominations Tuesday, and earned $3.6 million over the weekend (an 88 ... (more...)
Fitness Data Map Shows Locations and Activity Patterns of Secret Military Bases Fitness Data Map Shows Locations and Activity Patterns of Secret Military Bases
- January 29, 2018

A portion of the Strava Labs heat map from Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan, made by tracking activities. In a post about the newly-updated global heatmap last November, the fitness tracking company Strava said the update would include "six times more data than before - in total one billion activities from all Strava data through September 2017". (more...)
Cecile Richards Is Stepping Down as President of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards Is Stepping Down as President of Planned Parenthood
- January 29, 2018

The president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards, announced on Friday that she was stepping down after being the head of the government-funded organization for 12 years. The first study, conducted by Fusion GPS and commissioned by Planned Parenthood itself, has reportedly concluded that "the audio was not tampered with". (more...)
Jio launches lowest rental of Rs 49 for function telephone customers Jio launches lowest rental of Rs 49 for function telephone customers
- January 28, 2018

Reliance Jio's website has details showing the new plans and data offering. It offers 182GB high-speed data for 91 days with a 2GB per day limit. Additionally, the company has also introduced data add-ons for Jio Phone at Rs 11, Rs 21, Rs 51 and Rs 101. (more...)
Moon to turn red during eclipse on Wednesday Moon to turn red during eclipse on Wednesday
- January 28, 2018

A super moon is a full moon or a new moon that approximately coincides with the closest distance that the moon reaches to earth in its elliptic orbit (less than 360,000km), resulting in a larger-than-usual apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from earth. (more...)
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA): Active Stock to Focus
- January 28, 2018

Franklin Resource owns 1.11M shares. The institutional investor held 4.95M shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $66.32 million, up from 4.88M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Moreover, Cadence National Bank & Trust Na has 0.46% invested in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) for 6,745 shares. Amica Mutual accumulated 23,838 shares or 0.38% of the stock. (more...)
Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) Slips -5.08% For the Week Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) Slips -5.08% For the Week
- January 28, 2018

Excluding that and other non-recurring costs, were 75 cents per share. On the bottom line, that translated to a 1% decline in adjusted net income to $659 million, and flat earnings on a per-share basis at $0.75. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Colgate-Palmolive from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $83.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. (more...)
Man City hopeful of £57m Laporte deal
- January 27, 2018

According to El Correo , a newspaper in Bilbao, City will pay the £57m for Laporte on Monday, the same day as his medical. Pep Guardiola is a keen admirer of the 23-year-old centre-back, who is due to arrive in Manchester next week to sign a 5½-year deal with the current Premier League leaders. (more...)
Hyundai Motor posts small profit rise, but sales, currency woes weigh Hyundai Motor posts small profit rise, but sales, currency woes weigh
- January 27, 2018

Hyundai is looking to boost China sales by 15 per cent to 900,000 vehicles this year, as relations between the countries thaw, and revive USA sales momentum by launching models fit for the market , the CFO said at an earnings briefing on Thursday. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9
- January 27, 2018

There's also talk of the S9 getting a 12-megapixel rear camera with the ability to. Furthermore, Blass posted complete specifications of the upcoming devices. Other features include a Super Slow-mo mode, Dual Pixel technology and a new Super Speed technology. Which means, ideally both of them will come with Samsung's hallmark bezel-less Infinity display and an unusual aspect ratio of 18:9. (more...)
Epic is closing Paragon in April and offering refunds
- January 27, 2018

However, the developer has promised that it will refund players for every purchase made within the free-to-play game since its release , no matter if those purchases were made on console or PC. "We truly appreciate everything you've put into Paragon ", Epic said in a statement. The game's servers will be maintained on PS4 and PC until their closure in late April, according to the studio. (more...)
Legendary Bengali Actress Supriya Devi Passes Away at 83 Legendary Bengali Actress Supriya Devi Passes Away at 83
- January 27, 2018

The bugle played the last post before she was accorded a guard of honour and a gun salute, as soulful Rabindra Sangeet played in the background. "She felt unwell around 6.20 am". In 2006, she made her last appearance on the big screen in Mira Nair's " The Namesake ". State Minister of Power and Non-Conventional Energy Sovandeb Chattopadhyay paid her tribute to the legend by visiting her residence after hearing of her sad demise. (more...)
Apple Apologizes for Slowing Down Older iPhones in Open Letter Apple Apologizes for Slowing Down Older iPhones in Open Letter
- January 26, 2018

The sale price will go into effect in late January through December of 2018. Apple initially took those steps without informing consumers and as more and more iPhone users began to report performance issues, Apple was hit with at least eight separate class-action lawsuits in the US. (more...)

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