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Given Up For Dead, NASA Satellite Found Operating By Amateur Astronomer Given Up For Dead, NASA Satellite Found Operating By Amateur Astronomer
- January 30, 2018

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, Maryland has confirmed that the satellite discovered on January 20 by an amateur astronomer is very likely the lost Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration ( IMAGE ) space weather satellite. (more...)
Google completes acquisition of HTC assets, to expand focus in APAC region Google completes acquisition of HTC assets, to expand focus in APAC region
- January 30, 2018

The acquisition was announced back in September 2017 but now it has passed the requisite approvals and is finalized. As per reports, over 2000 HTC employees from the smartphone team have joined Google and they will be working on the company's Pixel devices and other related products. (more...)
Asus Zenfone 3 gets an Oreo serving Asus Zenfone 3 gets an Oreo serving
- January 30, 2018

According to Asus, you should free up at least 1.5GB storage before starting the software update. To recall, in August previous year, the company had promised an Oreo update for the entire ZenFone 3 and ZenFone 4 range. Once the Oreo update is updated, the newest features will be onboard the Asus ZenFone 3 update. Available in two different models, the ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) sports a 5.5-inch FHD display, while the ZenFone (ZE520KL) offers a 5.2-inch FHD display. (more...)
HMD Global Introduces a 4G Variant of the Nokia 3310 in China HMD Global Introduces a 4G Variant of the Nokia 3310 in China
- January 30, 2018

The new Nokia 3310 4G packs 512MB expandable storage (up to 64GB) and sports a 2.4-inch display, along with a 2-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash. The phone weighs around 88.1 grams and measures 117 x 52.4 x 13.35 mm. On the display, there's a polarizing film placed which gives the allowance to users to view the contents of the screen evidently in even direct sunlight. (more...)
Vivo Xplay7 to come with 10GB RAM, 4K OLED display Vivo Xplay7 to come with 10GB RAM, 4K OLED display
- January 30, 2018

Recently, Vivo launched its Vivo X20 Plus UD smartphone in China with in-display fingerprint sensor. And much to the pleasure of fans, the same smartphone has been leaked through Weibo posts that reveals some of the mains specifications. (more...)
Waymo orders 'thousands' of more self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans Waymo orders 'thousands' of more self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans
- January 30, 2018

The company is also involved in a partnership with BMW, Intel and Mobileye to develop an autonomous vehicle platform. Waymo isn't the only one hoping to launch autonomous driving services in some capacity soon, however; GM's Cruise is looking to deploy "at scale" in 2019, and Uber says it'll have limited commercial availability of its service in around 18 months. (more...)
Apple Working On Three New Macs With Custom Co-Processors This Year Apple Working On Three New Macs With Custom Co-Processors This Year
- January 30, 2018

The company is said to be working on at least three new Mac models which will feature an ARM coprocessor. So far, Apple has used two different custom chips for its Macs, including the T1 that debuted in late 2016 to power the Touch Bar touchscreen on 2016 (or later) MacBook Pro models. (more...)
Microsoft buy cloud gaming platform PlayFab Microsoft buy cloud gaming platform PlayFab
- January 30, 2018

PlayFab current serves more than 700 million gamers and is used as the back end for more than 1,200 games. Even though PlayFab is available on AWS right now, native integration of PlayFab on Azure in the future will make it more compelling for game developers. (more...)
Facebook says its news feed changes will promote more local news Facebook says its news feed changes will promote more local news
- January 30, 2018

As part of its commitment towards radically changing the News Feed to show more friends from posts and high-quality news from publishers, Facebook today announced another change to the News Feed. We've worked closely with local publishers through the Facebook Journalism Project over the previous year, visiting newsrooms around the world to provide training and support for journalists, as well as building products that work for their publications and readers. (more...)
'Super Blue Blood Moon' to take place January 31 'Super Blue Blood Moon' to take place January 31
- January 30, 2018

According to NASA , this very rare combination is the first in 35 years and the next one won't happen until 2037. But this is more than a super moon . In Paducah, the maximum eclipse will happen at 6:54 a.m., and the moon will be right on or just below the horizon. This blood moon will also be a supermoon because it's closer to earth: it will appear slightly larger and slightly brighter than a typical full moon . (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) PT Lowered to $13.00 at Susquehanna Bancshares Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) PT Lowered to $13.00 at Susquehanna Bancshares
- January 30, 2018

It has outperformed by 13.73% the S&P500. According to Advanced Micro Devices, Inc .'s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 61.05%. The stock has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 20. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Mizuho maintained the shares of AMD in report on Monday, July 10 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
New Species Of African Dinosaur Gives Key Insight Into Continent's History New Species Of African Dinosaur Gives Key Insight Into Continent's History
- January 29, 2018

A team led by vertebrate paleontologist Hesham Sallam of Egypt's Mansoura University reported the find Monday in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution . By the late Cretaceous, the super-continent of Pangaea had begun to split apart, with giant landmasses gradually moving into the configurations seen today. (more...)
Automotive Automatic Transmission (AT) System Market Analysis 2018-22 Automotive Automatic Transmission (AT) System Market Analysis 2018-22
- January 29, 2018

Along with strategically analyzing the key micro markets, the report also focuses on industry-specific drivers, restraints, opportunities and challenges in the Copper Strips market. It focuses on analysis of product revenue for top players in order to get the information of market share, growth rate, and present situation analysis . (more...)
Huawei P20 variants and color options might have just been revealed
- January 29, 2018

According to a leak by renowned tipster Roland Quandt, the next generation of P-series will be named as Huawei P20. The three phones seem to be codenamed after the literary Brontë sisters, but don't expect to see Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights themed versions of the Huawei P20 when it launches. (more...)
Shares Of Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) sold By IVERS-READ GILLIAN C
- January 29, 2018

Provise Management Group Llc who had been investing in At&T Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $230.21 billion market cap company. Following the transaction, the director now owns 21,118 shares in the company, valued at $1,372,036.46. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $2.78 million activity. (more...)
Microsoft issues patch to disable Spectre fix Microsoft issues patch to disable Spectre fix
- January 29, 2018

Intel has been making headlines as a chipset flaw named as Meltdown and Spectre have been creating major security issues on all computer platforms including Windows, Linux, and macOS. "We recommend Windows customers, when appropriate, reenable the mitigation against CVE-2017-5715 when Intel reports that this unpredictable system behaviour has been resolved for your device". (more...)
Padmaavat: Bhansali behind school bus attack says Karni Sena Padmaavat: Bhansali behind school bus attack says Karni Sena
- January 29, 2018

The apex court directed all state governments and not us. "Strictest action will be taken against trouble makers", Kumar said. This was announced by Ravinder Kumar, PRO of Gurugram Police. A mob of 60 had attacked the bus with stones at Bhondsi, 20km from Gurgaon, when it ignored their order to stop. But not having any visibility and having no assurity of its release in such single screens and multiplexes, the gross collection of the film will face a steep drop. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ Could Come With 'Intelligent Scan' Feature Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ Could Come With 'Intelligent Scan' Feature
- January 29, 2018

We are already aware of the surprises that Samsung S9 and S9 plus will have in store for us because of the online "leaks" and "rumours". Samsung Galaxy S9 - Leaked photos, concept images, and renders Fri, September 22, 2017 SAMSUNG is widely-tipped to launch its new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + handsets at the CES expo in January 2018. (more...)
WhatsApp is the first third-party messaging service on CarPlay WhatsApp is the first third-party messaging service on CarPlay
- January 29, 2018

WhatsApp still doesn't have an Apple Watch app yet, which means you have to pull your iPhone out of your pocket to reply to a message. This wasn't possible before when WhatsApp could only be accessed in CarPlay through Siri. Siri will read back the dictated message to confirm everything is as it should be before the user is presented the option to either edit the message or send it. (more...)
Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) Expected To Report Earnings On Monday Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) Expected To Report Earnings On Monday
- January 29, 2018

The stock decreased 2.13% or $2.49 during the last trading session, reaching $114.41. About 194,224 shares traded. Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) has risen 45.42% since January 28, 2017 and is uptrending. Rdl Financial holds 0.17% or 7,205 shares. Diamond Hill Cap Mgmt Inc, Ohio-based fund reported 2.14M shares. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh Williams Incorporated owns 1,500 shares. (more...)