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A new spider is named after reggae legend Bob Marley A new spider is named after reggae legend Bob Marley
- December 29, 2017

The researchers still aren't sure how widely distributed the species is, but so far they've recorded it living in intertidal zones of the Great Barrier Reef on the northeastern coast of Queensland - yet another example of the fantastic biodiversity found in and around this famous reef system. (more...)
Here's a leaked list of devices sporting the Snapdragon 845 in 2018 Here's a leaked list of devices sporting the Snapdragon 845 in 2018
- December 29, 2017

By now it's pretty clear that most of the top of the line Android smartphones of 2018 will have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC at the helm, which was unveiled at the beginning of this month. In February, Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 and S9+, which will feature Qualcomm's chip in some markets. Thanks to Ronald Quandt , we have complete information about the forthcoming chipset, which will power the premium mid-tier smartphones costing ₹25,000 to ₹30,000 price bracket. (more...)
Tesla wants to build a pickup truck after 'Model Y' Tesla wants to build a pickup truck after 'Model Y'
- December 29, 2017

The 46-year-old tweeted to his followers asking for advice on how the electric car-makers can improve. Nevertheless, amid a string of tweets with Tesla fans , Musk answered a straightforward statement from someone who pleaded that they "need an electric Pick up truck please". (more...)
Park administration kept parts of 'comfort women' agreement secret Park administration kept parts of 'comfort women' agreement secret
- December 29, 2017

Moon said that though the deal was an official promise approved by the leaders of both countries, he as a president of South Korea should make it clear again that the comfort women issue can not be resolved by the 2015 deal. Japan has often expressed its displeasure over civic groups' movement to build "girl statues" embodying comfort women across South Korea and in other countries. (more...)
A full wolf supermoon will grace the sky New Year's night A full wolf supermoon will grace the sky New Year's night
- December 29, 2017

The current forecast shows about 80 percent sky cover throughout New Year's Day. Night skywatchers are in for a treat - as we will be able to see two supermoons in January. From Los Angeles, the eclipse starts on January 31 at 2:51 a.m. and ends, with the moon still partially immersed in Earth's shadow, when it sets at 6:56 a.m. (more...)
A Tesla Pickup Truck? Believe It. Here's When You Should Expect One A Tesla Pickup Truck? Believe It. Here's When You Should Expect One
- December 29, 2017

After the launch of the Model Y, Tesla had already announced plans for the pick-up, an electric cargo van and a minibus - all likely based on the platform of the Model X SUV . For the most part, however, Musk promised that Tesla would be releasing smaller software-based improvements, like rain-sensing windshield wipers (a function that has been on the back burner for some time), better maps and navigation , and browser updates . (more...)
HTC and Motorola don't intentionally slow down older devices, unlike Apple HTC and Motorola don't intentionally slow down older devices, unlike Apple
- December 29, 2017

An HTC spokesperson said that designing phones to slow down their processor as their battery ages "is not something we do". If it isn't, Apple would be the standout and it would beg asking why the other companies are seemingly immune. Last week, Apple officially admitted it is throttling the speed of the processor and slowing down iPhones with older batteries . Google and LG spokespeople had apparently not responded yet. (more...)
Apple slapped with lawsuits for slowing down aging iPhones Apple slapped with lawsuits for slowing down aging iPhones
- December 28, 2017

Of course, it probably doesn't help that Apple only came forward and confirmed the fact after a series of reports revealed the intentional throttling - including a Reddit user whose post has accumulated almost 1,100 comments. As Patently Apple reports, Apple is facing eight lawsuits over its iPhone slowdowns and one of them, filed by a Violetta Mailyan in California, seeks a staggering $999 billion in damages. (more...)
Watch a developer erase his face with the iPhone X Watch a developer erase his face with the iPhone X
- December 28, 2017

The video shows Kazuya moving his transparent head creating a see-through effect that shows parts of his home accurately mapped to where his face should be. The effect shows the potential of sensor-laden phones like the iPhone X - which are bound to become more common with Face ID-like security - and how ARkit can work with other developer platforms like Unity. (more...)
Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)
- December 28, 2017

The average volume was noted at 8.51 million shares while its relative volume was seen at 0.85. Over the last 12 months, VRX's free cash flow per share is a positive 5.37, while that of ETP is negative -26.64. Cadence Capital Lc accumulated 768,468 shares. It also reduced Magellan Midstream Ptnrs (NYSE:MMP) stake by 20,300 shares and now owns 19,125 shares. (more...)
Two arrested after allegedly delivering drugs via drone Two arrested after allegedly delivering drugs via drone
- December 28, 2017

Benjamin Paul Baldassarre, 39, and Ashley Lauren Carroll, 31, were arrested December 21 on suspicion of using a drone to deliver drugs to customers in a parking lot near their Riverside, California, home, according to the Riverside Police Department. (more...)
Dez Bryant Not Interested in Pay Cut This Offseason Dez Bryant Not Interested in Pay Cut This Offseason
- December 28, 2017

The Cowboys receiver is now scheduled to make $12.5 million in base salary next season, which would make him one of the three highest-paid receivers in the NFL . Just me thinking about this long-ass offseason is frustrating, and I just got to see what it is. Understand, this is the same scheme that made Bryant a star from 2012-14 when he averaged 91 catches, 1,312 yards and 14 touchdowns and was considered among the league's best receivers. (more...)
Newly Found Asteroid the Size of a Bus to Buzz Earth Today Newly Found Asteroid the Size of a Bus to Buzz Earth Today
- December 28, 2017

YZ4 will be known by its unaffectionate designation until given a more lively name, like that given to "Phaethon 3200", the much reported on "mysterious" space object that flew by our planet on December 16. New PHAs are being discovered every month and still there are tens of thousands of uncharted PHAs of significant size, according to the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) project. (more...)
Indigenous AAD interceptor missile test-fired off Odisha coast Indigenous AAD interceptor missile test-fired off Odisha coast
- December 28, 2017

After the successful test fire by the DRDO, every one of Twitter extended their congratulations to DRDO for AAD success. The AAD is 7.5 metres long and is a single-stage solid rocket-propelled guided missile. In the test carried out at 9:45 am from Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha, a direct hit destroyed an incoming hostile missile, actually a modified Prithvi missile. (more...)
Source code of Apple's first computer LISA to be revived Source code of Apple's first computer LISA to be revived
- December 28, 2017

Next year, the Computer History Museum plans to release the Apple Lisa operating system for free, as open source. Once that code is finished being reviewed by Apple, the Computer History Museum will make the code available sometime in 2018. (more...)
Legal & General Group Plc Sells 1101907 Shares of Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG)
- December 28, 2017

It is down 15.86% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.67% the S&P500. The Texas-based Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.04% in Transocean Ltd. shares while 107 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. Luminus Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 9.24 million shares. (more...)
Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2017 Total Compensation Up 47% Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2017 Total Compensation Up 47%
- December 28, 2017

For the year, Cook's total payout comes to just under $102 million. Executive officers at Apple , which included Luca Maestri, Angela Ahrendts, Johny Srouji, Dan Riccio, and Bruce Sewell, all received bonuses of over $3 million, bringing their compensation, including salary and stock awards, to approximately $24.2 million each, provided each stays with the company long enough for awarded stock to vest. (more...)
Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.17
- December 28, 2017

The company has market cap of $13.03 billion. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $102.48. 1,984,700 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,860,330. Dinges sold 66,610 shares of Cabot Oil & Gas stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 2nd. As per Monday, May 1, the company rating was reinitiated by Piper Jaffray. (more...)
Kid Rock is being sued by a circus Kid Rock is being sued by a circus
- December 28, 2017

The company urged the court to ask Live Nation and Kid Rock not to use the phrase and give the money they earned from their shows using the phrase to Feld Entertainment. It will stop by Tennessee, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Illinois, Nebraska, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, Florida, South Dakota, Oregon, and Canada. (more...)
Meteor Or...? Fireball Lights Up New England Skies Meteor Or...? Fireball Lights Up New England Skies
- December 28, 2017

The last meteor shower was 10 days ago and the next one won't happen until January, he said. Like many locations across ME last night, our office security camera captured the stunning meteor just before 6pm. Janes further informed that NASA believes it has identified all the bits of space rock that are a half-kilometer or larger in size and that are actually unsafe. (more...)