Sci-tech

The lunar Eclipse of a Blue Moon

Watching the orbital animation might make you wonder why we don't see a total lunar eclipse with every Full Moon , when the shadow of the Earth would extend in that direction. You should be able to catch the start of the lunar eclipse at 6:40 a.m. Out west, where the viewing will be best, scientists in observatories from Colorado to Maui are thrilled to have a lunar eclipse so close to Eart... [Full Article...]

Microsoft issues new update to negate issues from Intel's Spectre fixes

Microsoft issues new update to negate issues from Intel's Spectre fixes Intel is testing the new update on all processor to ensure that no performance and reboot issues occur in the patched systems. Intel last week confirmed reports that the firmware updates it was pushing out to protect against Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities were faulty and were cause reboot issues. [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Mi Box 4c with 4K HDR support debuts in China

Xiaomi Mi Box 4c with 4K HDR support debuts in China Designed in a small square-shaped design, the Mi Box 4 measures 145 grams with 1.6cm thickness. "Mi Touch" replaces regular navigation buttons on the remote for the Mi Box 4, which essentially means that you will be required to use gestures in order to control the device, though the Mi Box 4c will ship with a regular remote. [Full Article...]

Xiaomi may not launch Mi 7 at MWC 2018

Xiaomi may not launch Mi 7 at MWC 2018 Previous rumours suggested that the Xiaomi is looking forward to announcing a range of smartphones both budget and flagship at MWC 2018 . The Mi 6 did not come to India, Xiaomi instead launched Mi Mix 2 in India for Rs 35,999. The back panel seems to show a design similar to that of its predecessors with a single rear camera setup with 18K gold-plated ring surrounding it. [Full Article...]

Angelina Jolie requires political answer to Syria's civil warfare

Angelina Jolie requires political answer to Syria's civil warfare Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Sunday met with UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie to shed light on refugee issues, and urged the worldwide community to continue providing necessary support to meet their needs. Angelina Jolie and her daughters are traveling to Jordan for an important cause. Jolie referred to these countries as "an example to the world, at a time when solidarity with refugees... [Full Article...]

No Muslim Boys Detained In Gurugram School Bus Attack, Clarify Police

No Muslim Boys Detained In Gurugram School Bus Attack, Clarify Police Gurugram police PRO told PTI that the department arrested 24 people for their alleged involvement in violent incidents, and another 14 as part of preventive measures under Section 107/151 of the CrPC, in eight cases. So far 45 miscreants arrested have been arrested and best efforts are being made to identify remaining miscreants involved in the incidents across the district, it added. [Full Article...]

Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Barclays

Tesla, Inc . (NASDAQ: TSLA ) has risen 44.43% since January 27, 2017 and is uptrending. TSLA trades with a P/S ratio of 5.19. As per Tuesday, December 19, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. (NASDAQ:TSLA). Renaissance reported 0.09% in Tesla, Inc . (NASDAQ:TSLA). Valley National Advisers has 0.03% invested in Tesla, Inc . Rockefeller Financial Svcs owns 100 shares. [Full Article...]

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto set for second term

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto set for second term Criticising Brussels, she told supporters at the weekend: "If I become president, I will defend Finland and the interests of Finns". "I have no intention of making changes just for the sake of making changes". Despite Finland's stance on sanctions against Russia, Niinisto has appeared as a low-profile middle-man between East and West and maintained regular contacts with Russian President Vladimi... [Full Article...]

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy to launch in early February

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy to launch in early February The first flight will carry a dummy payload, though Musk has joked about using the rocket to carry a Tesla Roadster into space (which might actually be the case, judging from pre-release photos of the auto sitting in the Falcon Heavy's payload chamber ). [Full Article...]

Alonso "scared a little bit" by Daytona brake failure

Alonso Long before qualifying began, team owner Zak Brown cautioned that his two entries are longshots to win the prestigious sports-car endurance race this weekend, even with former double Formula One champion Alonso behind the wheel. So far in 2018 the Cadillac teams have been the strongest entries in the prototype class, even after IMSA relaxed the rules even the field. Although the auto suffered ... [Full Article...]

Some YouTube ads forced users' computers to mine cryptocurrency

Some YouTube ads forced users' computers to mine cryptocurrency Some of the affected YouTube users went to social media about how their antivirus programs were detecting cryptocurrency mining code in certain ads that popped up whilst watching Youtube. In a recent statement, the web search giant warned that mining cryptocurrencies through website ads is abuse that infringes the company's policies . [Full Article...]

Rare 'super blood blue moon' visible on January 31

The moon will lose its notable brightness and turn a reddish hue; hence the "blood" monicker with totally eclipsed moons. The Planetarium will also hold a briefing on the phenomenon, an astro-photography shoot and lunar eclipse prayers. During the eclipse, the moon will glide into Earth's shadow, gradually turning the white disk of light to orange or red. And fear not luna-tic's, Virtual Tele... [Full Article...]

Tesla employees expect further Model 3 delays due to battery production issues

Tesla employees expect further Model 3 delays due to battery production issues With the new plan, Tesla effectively quietened speculation that Musk may be planning to quit as the targets require him to remain as chief executive or serve as both executive chairman and chief product officer. "This is something Elon and [CTO] JB [Strausel] discussed extensively on our Q3 earnings call, and it has no impact on the quality or safety of the batteries we're producing". [Full Article...]

Noteworthy Stocks to Watch For: The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

The institutional investor held 41,700 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.69M, up from 23,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jefferies Group has a "Hold" rating on the stock. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 22 by Deutsche Bank. Susquehanna maintained Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE) rating on Friday, May 5. [Full Article...]

Scientists Successfully Clone Monkeys

Scientists Successfully Clone Monkeys While theoretically humans can be cloned, said Poo, who directs the Institute of Neuroscience (ION) and Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the research is aimed at better understanding and treating human brain diseases, such as the Alzheimer's and autism. [Full Article...]

IPL Auction: Bidding war expected for Indian marquees, Stokes

This means that if a team has retained three players, they will have two RTMs left with them for auction day. If he is stopped from playing the whole season then the Royal have the right to find a replacement for Stokes , one of the best performers last season, who attracted bids from several franchises. [Full Article...]

3D projected images proving better than 3D holograms

3D projected images proving better than 3D holograms Some physicists say it comes closer than any technology to recreating the iconic Star Wars scene where R2-D2 transmits a hologram of Princess Leia to Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi. Examples of volumetric images include the 3D displays Tony Stark interacts with in " Iron Man " or the massive image-projecting table in "Avatar". " We're providing a method to make a volumetric image that... [Full Article...]

Standalone Acer Chrome OS Tablet Spotted At Bett Show 2018

Standalone Acer Chrome OS Tablet Spotted At Bett Show 2018 Chrome Unboxed says that it's been tracking a tablet of this sort, codenamed "Scarlet", for about a year now, and that it's believed to have a companion stylus from Staedtler. Google has dropped hints in the past about allowing manufacturers to use Chrome OS on a variety of form factors, including tablets. With Android tablet sales at a steady decline , it just makes sense for the company to br... [Full Article...]

Nokia 7 Plus leaks at Geekbench with Snapdragon 660

Nokia announced the Nokia 7 in China previous year and the phone never made it to India or the Global market for that matter. It has been listed as " HMD Global Nokia 7 Plus", and, has made a score of 1636 points in single-core test and 5902 points in multi-core test. [Full Article...]

Minister expects agreement on Brexit transition deal by end of March

After pro-Brexit MPs in Westminster reacted furiously, and some ministers privately made their disquiet known to Downing Street, No 10 moved to distance the prime minister from her chancellor's remarks. "It's all or nothing", said a senior executive at one of the largest banks in London. Influential Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg responded by urging ministers not to be "timid and cowering" in th... [Full Article...]


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