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Facebook is officially launching its big attack on TV tomorrow Facebook is officially launching its big attack on TV tomorrow
- August 10, 2017

Facebook first launched its dedicated video tab in April 2016, but it only hosted the more generic News Feed videos people were already seeing from Pages and friends. In a nutshell, Shows are videos grouped by episode or theme, in contrast to your run of the mill one-off cat videos. Facebook said the shows would include videos of the Women's National Basketball Association, a parenting show from Time Inc and a safari show from National Geographic . (more...)
Researchers Have Named a Prehistoric Crocodile After Motörhead's Lemmy Researchers Have Named a Prehistoric Crocodile After Motörhead's Lemmy
- August 10, 2017

The specimen, housed in the Natural History Museum in the United Kingdom, was dug up by collectors in the early twentieth century from a clay pit quarry near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Lemmysuchus lived in shallow sea waters around the coast of land that would become modern-day Europe. It's not uncommon for researchers to name newly discovered plants and animals after celebrities . (more...)
Mobile confirms the Revvl Phone will cost $125 Mobile confirms the Revvl Phone will cost $125
- August 10, 2017

It's basically a standard budget Android phone with an added fingerprint sensor. Following Blass's sharing of these photos, T-Mobile's support account on Twitter was quick to hop into the conversation to answer questions that people still had about the phone. (more...)
UFO 50 Detailed in a Brand New Trailer UFO 50 Detailed in a Brand New Trailer
- August 10, 2017

Other contributors to the project are Eirik Suhrke , Jon Perry , Paul Hubans , and Ojiro Fumoto whose pedigrees include Downwell, Ridiculous Fishing, Time Barons, Scorpulak , and Madhouse . UFO 50 , as its title suggests, isn't just one game, but fifty of. According to the developers, players will be able to "Jump in and explore a variety of genres, from platformers and shoot 'em ups to puzzle games and RPGs. (more...)
First PS4 system update 5.0 details First PS4 system update 5.0 details
- August 10, 2017

While the Pro console can already be used for 1080p Remote Play and Share Play, it looks like the forthcoming update will further refine high quality video sharing by way of Twitch streaming at 1080p and 60 FPS exclusively for PS4 Pro platforms with update 5.0 applied. (more...)
Energy Transfer Equity, LP (NYSE:ETE) Research Coverage Started at Stifel Nicolaus
- August 10, 2017

About 193,400 shares traded. It is down 58.26% since August 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.67% the S&P500. It's up 0.20, from 0.57 in 2016Q3. As per Wednesday, June 8, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, March 22 by Jefferies. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 27. (more...)
Intel completes acquisition of Mobileye Intel completes acquisition of Mobileye
- August 09, 2017

The first vehicles arrive later this year, and the fleet will eventually scale to more than 100 cars. That said, Intel is also faced with a challenge: Deciding how far to go in competing with some of its biggest customers, like Apple . A day after Intel ( INTC ) finalized its tender offer for Israeli tech company Mobileye ( MBLY ), the USA tech giant announced its initial plan for the newly acquired provider of systems used in automotive collision detection technologies. (more...)
Facebook Shuts Down its Teen-Exclusive Lifestage App Facebook Shuts Down its Teen-Exclusive Lifestage App
- August 09, 2017

Facebook has shut down its teen-focussed Snapchat rival Lifestage . Additionally, Lifestage was last updated in October 2016, so clearly the writing has been on the wall for this experiment for a while. If you're not familiar with Lifestage , I don't entirely blame you, given that the app's big hook was that only users aged 21 or younger could sign on in the first place. (more...)
Ask SAM: What are guidelines for eclipse glasses? Ask SAM: What are guidelines for eclipse glasses?
- August 09, 2017

The American Astronomical Society on Monday warned that fake solar eclipse-viewing glasses are being sold ahead of the August 21 event. It's unfortunate for the legitimate sellers on the market, who have been approved and are selling safe, helpful products. (more...)
Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend
- August 09, 2017

If you're looking for a reason to look up at the sky before the Great American Eclipse, then you're in luck because the annual Perseid meteor shower is coming soon. It last passed nearby Earth during its orbit around the sun in 1992, and the next time will be in 2126. You can tell if a meteor belongs to a particular shower by tracing back its path to see if it originates near a specific point in the sky, called the radiant. (more...)
Is this the biggest dinosaur ever? Is this the biggest dinosaur ever?
- August 09, 2017

Already Patagotitan , which lived some 100 million years ago, has shown that even the most big animals were sociable. Analysis showed that Patagotitan had a probable body mass of 69 tons (62 metric tonnes). "I don't think they were scary at all", Pol said. They also helped reconstruct its features and gain further insight into the species and the animal itself. (more...)
'No Man's Sky' update 1.3 caps weird 'ARG' campaign 'No Man's Sky' update 1.3 caps weird 'ARG' campaign
- August 09, 2017

The update will also add the ability to quick-travel between planetary portals, a feature that's been rumored for quite some time. We're calling it Atlas Rises . This reveal follows a lengthy alternate reality game called Waking Titan . "When we posted those cassettes we didn't know what to expect". In the last eight weeks a quarter of a million players from across the globe (174 countries, to be precise!) have come together - united by a shared love of mystery and science fiction - to ... (more...)
Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYK) Stake Boosted by Parkwood LLC Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYK) Stake Boosted by Parkwood LLC
- August 09, 2017

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of LBTYA . In analysts note revealed to investors on Monday, 7 August, Liberty Global plc - Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) shares have had their Equal-Weight Rating kept by professional analysts at Morgan Stanley. (more...)
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Closed Beta Test Begins on Friday, August 25 Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Closed Beta Test Begins on Friday, August 25
- August 09, 2017

The first closed beta of the Comrades DLC for Final Fantasy XV was meant to give players a glimpse of the highly anticipated multiplayer mode for the RPG. It was also announced that the closed Dissidia beta would start on August 26th . "Players of the Closed Beta Test will be able to try their hand at the team-based brawler, playing as memorable heroes and villains from throughout the Final Fantasy series ", Square Enix said in a press release. (more...)
Darren Daulton died at 55 years Darren Daulton died at 55 years
- August 09, 2017

Two Toronto players - one of them was closer Duane Ward, the primary reason the Blue Jays had just won their second straight World Series - had come to the visiting clubhouse to congratulate the Phillies for putting up such a dogged fight before falling in six games. (more...)
BHARTI INFRATEL LTD. (INFRATEL.BO) Technical Stock Indicators in Focus BHARTI INFRATEL LTD. (INFRATEL.BO) Technical Stock Indicators in Focus
- August 09, 2017

Shares of Bharti Infratel closed at Rs 397.9 a unit, down by 2.06 percent over previous close at BSE . Earlier this year, Bharti Airtel had conducted an inter-se transfer of its 11.32 percent stake in Bharti Infratel to its wholly-owned subsidiary Nettle Infrastructure. (more...)
The next version of Firefox will include support for VR The next version of Firefox will include support for VR
- August 09, 2017

Marking a huge advancement for WebVR, the latest public update of Firefox has been announced today and it now adds support for the Rift and Vive. Mozilla updates Firefox every six to eight weeks; the last time it upgraded the browser, to version 54, was June 13, or eight weeks ago. (more...)
Pixels and Nexuses now receiving August security patch from Google Pixels and Nexuses now receiving August security patch from Google
- August 09, 2017

The live photo also matches Steve Hemmerstoffer's ( @OnLeaks on Twitter ) CAD render for the Pixel 2 from a couple of weeks ago. This is an area that often gets overlooked, as smartphone makers tend to focus their efforts on camera performance above all else. (more...)
Archaeologists have discovered a unique ancient city Archaeologists have discovered a unique ancient city
- August 09, 2017

Steven Notley of Nyack College told Fox News. "[What Willibard's account] tells us is that in the Byzantine period we have living memory of the site of Bethsaida and identifies it with the Gospel tradition..." However, traces of the Greco-Roman developments reported by historical reports are lacking. (more...)
Moon Eclipse 2017 In India : Grahan occurs at Raksha Bandhan night
- August 09, 2017

This lunar eclipse of Raksha Bandhan is associated with the upcoming major solar eclipse on August 21 solar eclipse . Earth's umbra, the innermost and darkest part of its shadow, covered the Moon's southern quarter, including the crater Tycho. (more...)