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Ancient arachnid: 100-million-year-old spider found trapped in amber

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An extraordinary new species of arachnid, resembling a spider with a tail, has been discovered suspended in amber, a pair of new studies reported Monday. In the past few years, the region has also yielded several handsome bird wings, the spectacular feathered tail of a small carnivorous dinosaur and the outline of an entire hatchling bird. Read More »

Konami unsure why Metal Gear Solid V's 'Nuclear Disarmament' event triggered

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Why? And now the game's publisher is acknowledging the error. For those unaware, this is one of the "hidden" events in the game that was to be unveiled once users online disarmed all of their nuclear weapons. One of the best things about gaming culture is the element of curiosity that drives so many players to unlock secret aspects of a game, or go the extra step to data mine its files and uncover new elements in progress. Read More »

SpaceX gets approval for Falcon Heavy launch, and it's happening tomorrow

ET on Tuesday, though the window goes as late as 4:30 p.m. that afternoon . The license issued by the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation is dated February 2 and covers only the first launch of the rocket . Musk, who also runs the electric auto company Tesla , is sending his Roadster into a long solar orbit stretching out to Mars. The Falcon Heavy will lift off carrying this Tesla Roadster into orbit around the sun. Read More »

Honor 9 Lite to go on 5th Flash Sale Today, 6th February

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For optics, the Honor 9 Lite is equipped with a set of dual cameras both in the front and rear. The phone can be had in Honor's nearly trademark Sapphire Blue color, although it is also available in Midnight Black and Glacier Grey . Look past its irritatingly misspelled "Lite" moniker for a second, and you'll spot that the Honor 9 is nothing of the sort. "Wilkin Lee, Honor UK Sales and Marketing Director, adds" We build technology for people that pushes creative boundaries and we can't ... Read More »

Google activating Pixel Visual Core for third-party apps

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It will be interesting to see how well 3rd party app developers will be able to utilize the Co-processor available on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL . The update that enables Pixel Visual Core is now being rolled out over-the-air and it's going to go live in all regions over the next few days. Read More »

New TVS NTorq 125 scooter launched at Rs 58750

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The fourth model in TVS' fleet - after the Scooty (Pep+ and Zest 110), the Wego and the Jupiter - the Ntorq is aimed squarely at the young generation, with a performance that promises to match its exciting aesthetics. NTORQ comes packed with a CVTi-REVV 124.79cc, single-cylinder, 4- stroke, 3-valve, air-cooled SOHC engine that delivers 9.3 bhp @7500 rpm and 10.5 Nm@5500 rpm. Read More »

Planets in galaxies beyond Milky Way spotted for first time

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Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray observatory , a team of astrophysicists from the University of Oklahoma identified the extragalactic planets about 3.8 billion light years away. "We analysed the high frequency of the signature by modelling the data to determine the mass", Dai said. For the first time, scientists have discovered a group of planets beyond the Milky Way, The Washington Post reported on Monday. Read More »

Intel may exclusive modem supplier for be next-gen Apple iPhone X

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Even that, though, was a compromise, given Apple and Qualcomm's previous agreement. Apple typically likes to diversify its suppliers and could give back orders to Qualcomm in exchange for more favorable licensing terms. It will be the same case in 2017, when the iPhone X and the iPhone 8 series were rolled out, and the analyst said Apple is unlikely to repeat the missteps committed in the past. Read More »

This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4

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It is set in the modern era, like Modern Warfare , and will be grounded in realism. It's worth keeping in mind that Activsion and Treyarch have not disclosed CoD 2018's setting, which means that we'll find out more information about this game later this year or around E3 2018. Read More »

Nokia 7 plus will be the first Nokia with 18:9 screen

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The Nokia 7 plus will also feature a dual-tone design thanks to a few gilded bits and pieces like the fingerprint scanner ring, the dual-camera casing and the Nokia logo on the back. In addition to this, the marketing material gives us a hint that the front-facing camera is a 16MP that is also from Zeiss. Nokia licensee HMD Global also recently a new device with model number TA-1005 with the name " Nokia 8 Sirocco ". Read More »

Apple investigating iPhone X bug after users report incoming-call delays

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There is also an increase in the prices of the Apple Watch Series 3 Global Positioning System. Smartphone shipments in the said period increased 12 per cent, while exports of feature phones grew at a blazing 55 per cent. This takes the 64GB model from Rs. 75,450 to Rs. 77,560. Following the mid-December hike, Apple had to effect an average price rise of 3.5 per cent across its iPhone portfolio. Read More »

Amazon.com (AMZN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co

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Amazon.Com Inc now has $689.05B valuation. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 107.98%. About 11.13M shares traded or 182.79% up from the average. Vanguard Star Fd (VXUS) was raised too. Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $15.77 million activity. $64,328 worth of Autodesk, Inc. Read More »

Lindsey Vonn completes Garmisch hat-trick with 80th World Cup win

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Moritz, Switzerland, and a recurrent knee issue in Val d'Isere, France. With the Pyeongchang Games Opening Ceremony less than a week away, the star downhill skier raced to her 80th World Cup title Saturday, edging out rival Sofia Goggia of Italy by just.02 seconds in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Read More »

Intel smart glasses to hit markets in 2018

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The glasses will connect to smartphones via Bluetooth and display information in the wearer's field of view via a laser projector, said the report. The Superlite AR glasses is said to be manufactured by Quanta Computer, the same Taiwan-based manufacturer that's known for making some of Apple's products. Read More »

Final Fantasy XV PC Version Generation Ahead Of PS4/Xbox One Port - Tabata

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Set to hit the PC on March 6, " Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition " will be packed with all the downloadable content (DLC) released for the game so far, with even more extra features. However, it is not yet confirmed if the mod support will be available at launch, or if it will come as a later update to the game. The performance scores go from zero to over 12,000, with most gaming computers likely to fall within the Standard range and run Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition at 720 resolution ... Read More »

Amateur astronomer discovers NASA satellite that's been lost for 12 years

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The fact that it's still operational is great news, because before the fateful day when it suddenly went off the grid and NASA couldn't reestablish contact, IMAGE was crucial for the study of auroras like the northern lights. Two days later, on January 31, NASA announced that it successfully confirmed the identity of the rediscovered satellite and it is none other than IMAGE. Read More »

Samsung shipped more smartphones than any other brand in 2017

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But in Q4, holiday sales of the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X drove Apple's shipments to 77.3 million compared to Samsung's 74.1 million. The Mate series and Honor sub-brand continued to drive volume in numerous markets, while the Y series pushed at at the low-end. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has captured market share in the final quarter of 2017 by a respective 0.9 percent and 1.5 percent year-over-year, however, the overall industry declined by 9 percent due to "collapse" in the ... Read More »

Apple Sets Records With Its Best iPhone Ever

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Cidel Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Apple by 13.8% in the third quarter. Citigroup reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $200.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $174.78, for a total transaction of $2,733,733.98. Apple had a return on equity of 36.29% and a net margin of 21.09%. Read More »

Just the Facts on Apple Inc. (AAPL)

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The Hl Financial Services Llc holds 1.47 million shares with $225.87 million value, up from 1.46 million last quarter. The firm has a market cap of $859,790.00, a PE ratio of 18.27, a PEG ratio of 1.35 and a beta of 1.23. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) earned "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 13. Blair William & Il holds 3.22% or 2.79M shares. Since October 20, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $2.24 million activity. Read More »

Cardi B Now Voices Amazon Alexa, Which Is Actually a Perfect Idea

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A year ago the app introduced a new feature that lets users which it will then turn it into voice navigations, a route Amazon may possibly go down. After the setup is complete, users can send text or voice messages to their contacts . Text-to-911, group messages, and MMS are not supported. Amazon is offering several interesting features in the United States with Alexa , but in India, the features are pretty limited. Read More »

Breach at cryptocurrency exchange Coinheck biggest crypto heist in the world

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According to a previous report , sources with knowledge of the matter said that the hack was the work of persons posing as affiliated parties of Coincheck . More recently, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Youbit shut down and filed for bankruptcy after being hacked twice previous year. As the reimbursements will amount to as much as ¥46 billion, the FSA made a decision to closely examine Coincheck's financial conditions to find out whether the company is capable of making the ... Read More »

Apple Confirms US Authorities Now Investigating Slowed-Down iPhones

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The inquiry is in early stages, and it's too soon to conclude if any enforcement will follow, the report said. While consumers and even foreign governments - French authorities launched an investigation of their own in early January - have cried foul over the company's " planned obsolescence ", the USA government probe will focus on whether Apple misled investors about the performance of older phones . Read More »

Traynor Capital Management Inc. Raises Position in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)

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NVIDIA Corporation shares fell $4.15 (-1.69%) in premarket trading Thursday. Baker Hughes is working with Nvidia on making this happen using its range of AI-enabling GPU tech, including both its Nvidia DGX-1 supercomputers, which are large, data center powerhouses, to its DGX Stations for desktop supercomputer capabilities, and even the Nvidia Jetson AI, its platform for computing at the edge, which enables deep learning processing locally, rather than routing it through the cloud. Read More »

Surface Pro 4 Users Are Reporting Screen Flickering Issues

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The aim is to give a voice to those that have contributed to the wasted $2.8 million on faulty devices and their refurbished solutions. For $799, there's a new Surface Laptop . The problem as per details in the Microsoft support forums suggest that the devices effected are devices which are out of warranty. However, the big problem is that there are many owners whose Surface Pro 4 is no longer under warranty. Read More »

PlayStation software shines as hardware slows — Sony financials

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Sales for the console were at 67.5 million as of September 30 2017, according to Sony's previous quarterly earnings report , bringing the total to 76.5 million. Most notably, a 279.8% in operating income over last year's 2016 Q3 report. As hardware reaches its peak, you'd hope that you'd see an increase in the number of games being purchased for it, and Sony has seen an uptick in the adoption of its first-party titles as well as an increase in digital PSN sales. Read More »

IPhone ASP is Apple Inc.'s New Big Number to Watch

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All told, total revenue came in at $88.3 billion, up 13 percent year-over-year. Apple also posted another record: $3.89 earnings per diluted share, a 16 percent increase from a year-ago quarter. As Deadline notes, investors will now be paying attention to what Apple does with iPhone X production-were the earlier reports true, or will Apple keep its most expensive phone and reap the benefits? "The test for Apple going ahead will be its capacity to keep on growing ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Type Mode replaces photos with fancy text

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The company has now introduces a new "Type" mode in stories . Arguably, adding text-based content to a platform that primarily focuses on photos and videos is an odd choice. The Type mode is placed right next to the Normal mode, and other choices such as Boomerang, Rewind, and Superzoom. You can choose different fonts and styles and different colors for your background. Read More »