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Apple, Inc. confirms acqusition of Shazam


The companies didn't disclose the price of the acquisition announced Monday. Some of Shazam's features conceivably could be blended into Apple's music streaming services, which has accumulated more than 27 million subscribers since the company created it in 2015. Read More »

A Maxed-Out iMac Pro Costs Over $13000

It's unclear if the company's stores will be stocking the iMac Pro anytime soon. iMac Pro takes Mac performance to a whole new level, even when compared to our fastest quad-core iMac. The sleek aluminium finish is also available on some generations of iPhone, iPad, MacBook and MacBook Pro. The base model iMac Pro will come with 32GB DDR4-2666 ECC memory and a 1TB solid state drive, users can configure up to 128GB of RAM and 4TB of SSD storage. Read More »

Huawei Enjoy 7S launch rumors: Everything you want to know


At this price point, the smartphone offers a lot of improvement over other smartphones of this budget. According to the past rumours, the company could also launch the Honor V10 alongside the Honor 9 Youth Edition. It also supports dual SIM dual standby and offers basic connectivity options including 4G VoLTE. You will find volume rockers and power buttons on the right side of the device. Read More »

Oldest living vertebrate estimated to be 512-years-old


Using radiocarbon dating, scientists analyzed the eye lenses of 28 Greenland sharks , finding the oldest sample to be 392 years old. So you could imagine how old or ancient this particular creature is! Normally, Greenland sharks have an estimated lifespan of 400 years, and hence, they have the longest known lifespan of any vertebrate species of the world. Read More »

Oumuamua: Mysterious interstellar object probed for signs of alien life

On Wednesday afternoon, astronomers will try to see if they can detect any radio signals coming from a odd object that recently hurtled past Earth-and that nearly certainly comes from another star system. That may sound odd, but not when you compare that distance to how far apart we are now: More than twice the distance between Earth and the Sun. Scientists predict it will pass Jupiter sometime next year. Read More »

Three-man crew returns from space station


A capsule carrying a three-man crew from Russian Federation, the United States, and Italy from the International Space Station (ISS) has landed in Kazakhstan's steppe. Earlier NASA confirmed that the expedition 53 Commander Bresnik has handed over station command to Roscosmos's Alexander Misurkin in an official change of command ceremony. Read More »

Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer Over Copyright Infringement


Amusing enough Lumberyard is itself based on the CryEngine and purchased from Crytek. Throughout the development of Star Citizen , a crowdfunded game that has raised nearly $200 million since a successful 2012 Kickstarter campaign, CIG used Crytek's own CryEngine to build the game. Read More »

Nokia 6 (2018) pops up with some unexpected changes

The new Nokia 6 (2018 ) is expected to be an improved version of this year's Nokia 6 in terms of camera, hardware, and even display. HMD Global Oy, the official brand licensee of the Nokia brand is hosting product launch event in China on January 19, 2018, and now, two unreleased Nokia devices have received the certification from state-run telecom agency. Read More »



He then faked his death and left Star City for good to start a new life somewhere else. Thea's absence in the second half of Arrow's fifth season was noted by many fans, but Guggenheim told that it was the byproduct of Holland's own request to scale back her time on set. Read More »

What Car? Safety Award 2018 shortlist revealed


However, Euro NCAP frequently raises the bar in its testing regime - and the Punto's adult occupant protection score of 51% is more than 30% below the average for the Superminis tested in 2017. Mr Avery commented: "This is a tale of two Citroens". The What Car? Safety Award is based on the latest, toughest Euro NCAP testing and further analysis from a panel of expert judges from Euro NCAP , Thatcham Research and the Transport Safety Research Centre at Loughborough University . Read More »

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) Shares Bought by Tredje AP fonden

Loop Capital assumed coverage on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 203.03% to analysts' high consensus price target. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday , September 8 by Wells Fargo. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.00, for a total value of $592,396.00. Read More »

IT Dept. raids major Bitcoin exchanges across the country


Kanungo, the people said, asking not to be identified as the decision was not public. From a cost of Rs 23000 per bitcoin before demonetisation to Rs 10 lakh now. The survey teams are reportedly bagged with various financial data about the working of these exchanges. Bitcoin, a virtual currency, is not regulated in the country and its circulation has been a cause of concern among central bankers the world over for quite a while now. Read More »

NGT declares Amarnath cave shrine 'silence zone'


The National Green Tribunal ( NGT ) said on Wednesday banned the chanting of mantras or Jaikara and ringing of bells at Amarnath temple cave. No pilgrim/devotee or any person will be permitted to carry anything beyond the frisking point. Read More »

Understanding the Financial Health of Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Natixis Asset Management increased Tesla Motors ( TSLA ) stake by 243.64% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $53.31B. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,934,799 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock worth $1,651,654,000 after buying an additional 280,941 shares during the period. Read More »

Blue Origin flies its Crew Capsule 2.0 for the first time

On board was the test dummy "Mannequin Skywalker". Blue Origin , an American private funded aerospace maker and spaceflight service organization owned by Jeff Bezos, the founder, has recently launched the new reusable Shepard sub orbital test flight from the west Texas launch site of the company on Tuesday. Read More »

Sensex drops 175 points on ADB forecast, macro worries


During the pre-opening session, Sensex was up by over 100 points while the wider Nifty was at 10,300. Sensex slumped by over 59 points or 0.18% to 33,168.47 while the wider Nifty was down by over 21 points or 0.21% to 10,218.25. The NSE Nifty50 index was 0.13 per cent down at 10,226. Meanwhile, industrial output in October grew 2.2 per cent, compared to 4.2 per cent in the same month a year ago. Read More »

Suspended Duckett was not the only English cricketer pouring drinks over heads


England coach Trevor Bayliss described Duckett's actions as "not acceptable" on Saturday and expressed his frustration at having to constantly explain the off-field behaviour of his players to the media. Furthermore, at 2-0 down in the series so far, there's no doubt the Aussies have fresh ammunition when the two test sides take the field again on Thursday for the third and potentially deciding test in the Western Australian city. Read More »

Brokers Opinions on: Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL)

The company was maintained on Friday, October 6 by Morgan Stanley. Mylan Inc. has $85 highest and $3000 lowest target. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, August 4 by RBC Capital Markets. Also, the Hold rating count is 9 as of 12/11/2017. OTR Global upgraded the shares of Monday in report on Friday, November 18 to "Mixed" rating. Barclays Capital maintained Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) rating on Thursday, January 7. Read More »

Mercedes set to Reveal MBUX Infotainment System at CES


The circular air vents mirror the headlights, while the in-built speakers echo the bonnet-mounted indicator lamps. So far Mercedes has not offered any further details on the system. Speaking of which, Mercedes claims practicality has improved with the next-generation G-Class. The door pockets also offer more storage, holding up to 1-litre bottles, and the centre seat folds to offer a centre arm rest and cup holders. Read More »

RIL mulling over Reliance Jio's IPO by late 2018


Reliance Industries termed as speculative reports that it plans to list its telecom subsidiary Reliance Jio with officials and investment bankers ruling out such a possibility in the near future. From time to time telecom companies were forced to lower their data prices to match up the offerings made by Reliance Jio. While it is not a completely new plan, Idea has similar offers, but this one is specifically aimed to compete with the Jio offer. Read More »

Fake cryptocurrency app tops Apple App Store


App bundles will not be eligible for pre-orders, but universal app purchases will be. If that preordered app happens to be a paid app, you won't be charged until you download the program. When it comes to software, preordering is something that most of us associate with game releases, so it will be interesting to see if developers employ this approach with other app types as well. Read More »

Geminid Meteors Peak Wednesday Night


This means the number of meteors we see will be considerably less than our northern hemisphere cousins; from Otago I'd be surprised if anyone sees more than 20 meteors per hour. A 3-mile (5 km) wide asteroid, named 3200 Phaethon, will come "close" to Earth this week, bringing with it the stunning Geminids meteor shower. As it approaches the sun, the asteroid heats up and chunks of it break off. Read More »

Nuclear DNA 'genome' may bring Tasmanian Tiger back to life


Professor Pask stressed that although it may be possible to recreate a Tasmanian tiger from its genetic blueprint, such a project was complicated and would not be feasible for some time. But the results also suggest that, even before its isolation, the thylacine was already on a genetic decline. While no one doubts that human hunting was the proximate cause of thylacine's demise, according to lead researcher Andrew Pask of the University of Melbourne, its fate may have been sealed tens ... Read More »

Trump wants to send man back to moon, on to Mars


Chairman Smith: "By signing this directive, President Trump has again shown that, under his administration, America will be a leader in space exploration". Trump described his directive as a "giant step toward that inspiring future" and toward reclaiming America's proud destiny in space. "And space has so much to do with so many other applications, including a military application", he said without elaboration. Read More »

Intel expands its affordable processor range with Pentium Silver CPUs


Of course, being Pentium and Celeron chips, these represent the lower range of Intel's processors, so they are meant more to address the mobile market, that is laptops and tablets, than high-performance desktops. That said, the one thing Intel has over Qualcomm is that these chips also have desktop versions. The Pentium Silver processors N5000 and Celeron processors N4100 and N4000 are now available for mobile PCs. Read More »

Facebook changes tax structure to start billing ad sales locally


Facebook today announced that it will stop booking its non-US advertising revenue in Ireland and instead pay tax in the country where sales are made. Non-US sales from from SMEs and individuals who advertise on Facebook using its automated booking system will continue to be booked through Ireland. Read More »

Jupiter's Great Red Spot's roots revealed by Juno spacecraft


For that, we need to turn to a fascinating computer-animated video that uses NASA data to imagine what it would be like to soar through Jupiter's raucous atmosphere. Heidi Becker, radiation monitoring investigation lead on the Juno program, says , "The closer you get to Jupiter , the weirder it gets". On Monday, scientists said that Juno had discovered a new area of radiation just above the planet's atmosphere at the equator. Read More »

Ancient NZ Penguin as Big as a Human - Expert Reaction


Kumimanu means "monster bird" in Māori, and biceae honours my mother, Bice Tennyson, who fostered my interest in natural history. By measuring Kumimanu's bones and comparing them to the other ancient penguin remains, the researchers were able to estimate the bird could grow almost 6 feet (1.8 meters) in length and 223 pounds (101 kilograms) in weight. Read More »

25000 children in Britain are problem gamblers, report finds


The report goes on to chart just how many children are aware of and using skin-betting sites. "Skins betting sites allow videogamers to wager cosmetic items rewarded in-game or purchased for real money on a digital marketplace, accessible from the United Kingdom for several years". Read More »