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Sci-tech Samsung to host Galaxy S8, S8+ Oreo Beta Program
Author: 0 Samsung to host Galaxy S8, S8+ Oreo Beta Program

Especially when that program could kick off this week. A Redditor apparently has the first Oreo beta for the Galaxy S8 and has revealed most new features and improvements present in the beta. Samsung has announced a new enterprise-grade version of its Galaxy Note8 phablet for the us market. Interested individuals may download and install the Samsung Plus app from either the Galaxy Apps store or the Google Play Store.

Sci-tech Acalabrutinib Granted FDA Approval for Mantle Cell Lymphoma Treatment
Author: 0 Acalabrutinib Granted FDA Approval for Mantle Cell Lymphoma Treatment

This will put it into head-to-head competition with Imbruvica , which is not yet approved as a first line therapy. The approval for the novel BTK inhibitor arrived several months ahead of expectations under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act and followed a breakthrough therapy designation from the FDA for MCL in early August.

Sci-tech No rail services tomorrow due to industrial action at Irish Rail
Author: 0 No rail services tomorrow due to industrial action at Irish Rail

No trains are running through Thomastown, Kilkenny, Bagenalstown or Carlow town and thousands of passengers have to find alternative transport for the day. They also accused Transport Minister Shane Ross of being "absent without leave" at a picket at Heuston Station this morning. "He said it is important for the travelling public, staff and the company itself that the dispute is resolved in a realistic, fair and sustainable manner".

Sci-tech Google announced $1999 of hardware for video-conferencing
Author: 0 Google announced $1999 of hardware for video-conferencing

Hangouts Meet hardware is a set of tools designed for handling virtual corporate meets and is clubbed with a touchscreen controller, 4K camera, speaker mic, and the Asus Chromebox. Hangouts Meet - the video component - launched before the text chat app and is today adding dedicated hardware to simplify video conferencing. G Suite Enterprise customers may be interested in this new hardware offering.

Author: 0 HMD Global launches Nokia 2 smartphone for Euro 99

HMD Global , the home of Nokia phones has launched Nokia 2 , that will come power packed with two days of battery life. I pick up the Redmi 4 over the Redmi 4A because it is overall a better device and closer to the pitched price for Nokia 2 .

Sci-tech Monster Planet, Tiny Star: Record-Breaking Duo Puzzles Astronomers
Author: 0 Monster Planet, Tiny Star: Record-Breaking Duo Puzzles Astronomers

The existence of the gassy giant challenges long-standing theories that such a big planet - about the size of Jupiter - can not be formed around a star so small. The researchers were able to identify the planet by monitoring patches of the night sky over many months. They noticed dips in the light from the star every 2.6 days, implying that a planet was orbiting and periodically blocking starlight.

Sci-tech Shadow Of The Colossus PS3 vs PS4 Pro Comparison Shows Improvements
Author: 0 Shadow Of The Colossus PS3 vs PS4 Pro Comparison Shows Improvements

The second video for Shadow of the Colossus , which was shown during the live stream, offers us a bit more gameplay footage and highlights one of the game's many colossus fights. There are a lot of games coming up for the PS4, with highly anticipated titles such as God of War , Spider-Man, and The Last of Us Part 2 . At Paris Games Week, it was finally revealed that the game will be launched on February 6, 2018 for the PlayStation 4 , which means that it is only just about three months ...

Sci-tech Does Google Docs have faulty locks?
Author: 0 Does Google Docs have faulty locks?

You're not alone. A bug is now storming through Google Docs and freezing people out of their documents, apparently for violating the application's terms of service . A fix is in place and all users should have full access to their docs. "We apologize for the disruption and will put processes in place to prevent this from happening again", the statement added.

Sci-tech John Kelly Pins Civil War on 'Lack of Ability to Compromise'
Author: 0 John Kelly Pins Civil War on 'Lack of Ability to Compromise'

Sanders mentioned Foote in her defense of Kelly, saying that she didn't want to re-litigate the Civil War . But he said he would not seek to interfere with slavery where it already existed. Coates said that Lincoln's own platform was a compromise. The author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates, who has written extensively about the Civil War , wrote on Twitter that the "notion that Civil War resulted from a lack of compromise is belied by all the compromises made on enslavement from ...

Sci-tech IPhone X pre-orders 'off the charts,' delivery dates improving
Author: 0 IPhone X pre-orders 'off the charts,' delivery dates improving

Apple is scheduled to report quarterly results this Thursday. The falling trend continued into last Thursday. iPhone X pre-orders are sold out as of this time, the same way it has been since 15 minutes after pre-orders were opened . The highly-anticipated new iPhone X is selling for extortionate prices on eBay . Asked by Reuters whether production bottlenecks are causing shipment delays, Tigress Financial Partners analyst Ivan Feinseth responded: "No, there's no bottlenecks".

Sci-tech UAE users can now delete embarrassing WhatsApp messages
Author: 0 UAE users can now delete embarrassing WhatsApp messages

WhatsApp has officially announced Delete for Everyone , the feature that lets you "unsend" embarrassing messages. However, users can only delete the message up to seven minutes after it's sent. However, the Facebook-owned messaging application hasn't revealed any details about this feature as of yet. "Both you and the message recipient must be using the latest version of WhatsApp for the message to be successfully deleted".

Sci-tech An Object From Outer Space Has Entered The Solar System
Author: 0 An Object From Outer Space Has Entered The Solar System

Chodas and other researchers base this preliminary conclusion on A/2017 U1's hyperbolic orbit - the fact that its path is taking the body out of the solar system . It has now shot back up above the plane of the planets and, travelling at 27 miles per second (44 kilometers per second) with respect to the Sun, the object is speeding toward the constellation Pegasus.

Sci-tech Markets open flat as investors look for profit booking
Author: 0 Markets open flat as investors look for profit booking

The Sensex, which opened at 33,260.10 points, traded at a record high of 33,279.90 points - up 122.68 points or 0.37 per cent - from its previous close at 33,157.22 points. Most Asian markets were lower in their early trade with Infosys, Coal India, Lupin and SBI being the major losers. Stock of LIC Housing Finance fell 1.17 per cent to Rs 612.05 after the company yesterday reported a marginal decline of 1.13 per cent in its net profit for the second quarter.

Author: 0 Xiaomi slashes price of Mi Max 2 in India

Since the Xiaomi Mi Max has a larger screen real estate we don't think they can rival the phone even if they are priced quite similarly. Last Week, Xiaomi announced that it sold over four million smartphone units in India within a month. The handset packs a 5300mAh battery and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system with MIUI 8.0. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is the second iteration of the Mi Max series which come with huge displays.

Author: 0 Samsung Electronics posts record Q3 profits of $10 bn

It is the first time the company has separated the roles of board chairman and CEO, it said - a standard recommendation to improve corporate governance. The firm provides memory chips for PCs, servers and mobile gadgets including those belonging to industry rivals including Apple , with the "component business" helping the firm cushion a fall in sales of its own devices.

Sci-tech CCP Games Closes Two Studios Down and Halts VR Game Development
Author: 0 CCP Games Closes Two Studios Down and Halts VR Game Development

The company's VR titles include EVE spinoff game Valkyrie , Gunjack and Gunjack 2, as well as the "full-body VR" e-sport Sparc . CCP Games is ending the development of its VR projects, closing its Atlanta studio, and selling its Newcastle team that worked on virtual reality games.

Sci-tech Korea, China to Hold Summit in Vietnam Next Week
Author: 0 Korea, China to Hold Summit in Vietnam Next Week

The efforts to deploy THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system, were considered in apprehension of North Korea's probable attack on South Korea. "The Korean side took note of China's position and concern regarding the THAAD issue, and made it clear that the THAAD system deployed in Korea is, pursuant to the original goal of its deployment, not directed at a third country", the ministry said.

Author: 0 Watch SpaceX launch and land a Falcon 9 rocket this afternoon

The Falcon 9 has already flown more than other rocket in 2017, and SpaceX has four more missions scheduled before the end of the year. SpaceX began attempting to recover these boosters about two years ago, and despite some fiery hiccups at the outset , the company has successfully landed 18 in a row.

Sci-tech These Spooky Space Sounds Compiled by NASA Will Make Your Skin Crawl
Author: 0 These Spooky Space Sounds Compiled by NASA Will Make Your Skin Crawl

That may very well be the case, but that doesn't mean space isn't filled with an abundance of odd sounds in the form of radio bursts, electromagnetic pulses, solar wind, charged particle bursts, and other celestial emissions. In order to translate the radio signals captured at Ganymede, scientists used an approach called data sonification. This was captured on audio by the U.S.

Sci-tech Ghost of Tsushima is the Next Open World Game by Sucker Punch
Author: 0 Ghost of Tsushima is the Next Open World Game by Sucker Punch

Sucker Punch's Ghost of Tsushima is a brand new triple-A title coming to PlayStation 4, as announced today during Sony's livestream at Paris Games Week. In Ghost of Tsushima , players assume the role of Jin, who is one of the last surviving samurais and must "rise from the ashes to fight back". A release date from Sucker Punch and PlayStation has not been provided for Ghost of Tsushima at this time.

Sci-tech Destiny 2 - Expansion I: Curse of Osiris out in December
Author: 0 Destiny 2 - Expansion I: Curse of Osiris out in December

Ikora talks of a Vex plot to reshape time and space, which sounds suspiciously like the plot of the first game. The trailer is mostly story-focused, explaining how an ancient gate has opened on Mercury, allowing an army of machines, known in Destiny as Vex, to pass through.

Sci-tech Airtel goes nuclear on Jio: Launches another JioPhone rival for Rs 1349
Author: 0 Airtel goes nuclear on Jio: Launches another JioPhone rival for Rs 1349

Under the Rs. 169 plan, Airtel customers will get 500MB of data per day along with unlimited voice calls, with a validity of 28 days. Also, this partnership with Celkon is a part of Airtel's " Mera Pehla Smartphone " initiative under which the company aims to bring affordable 4G smartphones to the people at the price of feature phones by teaming up with device manufacturers.

Sci-tech Sundar Pichai promises to 'address' burger emoji 'issue' at earliest
Author: 0 Sundar Pichai promises to 'address' burger emoji 'issue' at earliest

Don't mess with emojis or cheeseburgers - at least that's the message Google received after being bombarded by a series of complaints about the tech company's cheeseburger emoji design. Pichai tweeted on Sunday. GOOGLE'S CEO IS TACKLING what may turn out to be one of the biggest business problems he will ever face in his life. Not only did they include a tomato under the lettuce (everyone knows they are just a soggy-bun inducing disaster) but they also made the executive decision to ...

Sci-tech Ferrari FXX-K Evo is Faster, Lighter, and Handles Better than Predecessor
Author: 0 Ferrari FXX-K Evo is Faster, Lighter, and Handles Better than Predecessor

Ferrari has had a string of track special cars since a while now and now they've unveiled their most extreme track only vehicle yet, the FXX-K Evo. The XX program launched back in 2005 as an R&D program from Ferrari. All of the changes made to the exterior have aerodynamic influences arrive after more than a year of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations - the downforce figures are now close to racers from the GT3 and GTE championships.

Sci-tech Facebook announces new ad transparency efforts
Author: 0 Facebook announces new ad transparency efforts

In response to a tweet on Friday by PJ Vogt, the presenter of a technology podcast called Reply All, Facebook's Vice President of Ads Rob Goldman said it was "just not true" the tech giant used this practice. The move comes on the heels of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlining some initial steps that the company was taking to help protect the integrity of election and Facebook VP of Public Policy Joel Kaplan providing additional details on how Facebook was making advertising more ...

Author: 0 Nintendo raises Switch forecast to almost 17 million units by April

After completely flopping in every aspect with the Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo continues to go from strength to strength with the Nintendo Switch. Close on Zelda's heels is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with 4.42m in unit sales. Nintendo shares have almost doubled since Switch's launch, although they slipped 0.25% to end at ¥42,870 on Monday. The Kyoto, Japan-based company reported net sales of 374.0 billion yen, or $3.29 billion, for the six-month period, compared with 136.8 billion yen, or ...

Sci-tech Airtel FRC 144 offers unlimited calls, data benefits for new users
Author: 0 Airtel FRC 144 offers unlimited calls, data benefits for new users

On the other hand, Reliance Jio's Rs 149 tariff voucher offers free unlimited data, free voice calls, roaming, SMS as well the Jio app subscription with fair usage policy limit of 150MB. This is a limited period offer, though the brand has not revealed when it will end it. Over the past year, while incumbents started offering data and calls bundled in relatively affordable plans, Jio has steadily been making its plans more in line with industry requirements.

Sci-tech On a freaky, distant exoplanet it snows sunscreen
Author: 0 On a freaky, distant exoplanet it snows sunscreen

Kepler-13Ab is located more than 1,730 light-years from Earth, and it orbits so close to its star that it is tidally locked , meaning one side is always light and the other side is always dark. Kepler-13Ab is also one of the hottest known planets, with a dayside temperature of almost 5,000 degrees Fahrenheit. As per the study , Kepler-13Ab circles its parent star within such a close proximity that it is tidally locked, which means one side of the planet always faces its host star and the ...

Author: 0 Valtteri Bottas: "Our qualifying wasn't good enough"

However, having assessed video evidence and spoken to both drivers, the stewards cleared Verstappen of any wrong doing. An official statement read: "The stewards examined multiple angles of video evidence and radio calls to vehicle 33, and heard from Max Verstappen , the driver of auto 33, Valtteri Bottas , the driver of vehicle 77, and the team representatives".

Sci-tech Vodafone offers unlimited local & STD calls
Author: 0 Vodafone offers unlimited local & STD calls

Vodafone's Rs177 plan offers unlimited local and long-distance calling with 1GB data for 28 days to new customers. The two new packs are now available for users in Delhi & NCR, but there's no word if they will be available in other telecom circles at the moment.

Sci-tech Intel Corporation (INTC) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance
Author: 0 Intel Corporation (INTC) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance

The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $80.29. Herndon Mgmt Ltd Liability Co invested in 90,587 shares. The stock rose 1.81% or $0.29 reaching $16.32. Solaris Asset Management Lc invested in 185 shares. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for INTC producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 1.36% and for the month booked as 1.40%.

Author: 0 Einstein's written note on happiness fetches $1.5 million at an auction

The scientist had won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921, so he told the boy that if he was lucky, one day he will make some good money from these two little notes. It is impossible to determine if the notes were a reflection of Einstein's own musings on his growing fame, said Roni Grosz, the archivist in charge of the world's largest Einstein collection, at Jerusalem's Hebrew University.

Sci-tech Facebook partners with dealership sites to make vehicle buying easier on Marketplace
Author: 0 Facebook partners with dealership sites to make vehicle buying easier on Marketplace

Previously, this Marketplace platform offered auto listings according to make, year, mileage, and price and this platform had already observed a substantial upsurge. "Millions of people in the USA alone are looking at used cars, motorbikes, and other vehicle listings every day" he tells me. Interested buyers can verify the value of a certain vehicle listed on Facebook Marketplace from Kelly's Blue Book service to ensure the correct value.

Sci-tech Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Shares Bought by OLD National Bancorp IN
Author: 0 Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Shares Bought by OLD National Bancorp IN

The Northrock Partners Llc holds 9,019 shares with $621,000 value, down from 34,442 last quarter. Microsoft Corp. now has $606.66B valuation. The stock rose 0.62% or $0.49 reaching $79.12 per share. The firm has "Buy" rating by UBS given on Friday, October 23. On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform".

Author: 0 Microsoft could be working on a tablet that folds

Acknowledging the issues with foldable screens, Smalley has now updated his concept in a device which seems similar to two Galaxy Notes joined with a hinge, with bezel-less screens making the fold as unobtrusive as possible. This type of device could also run traditional desktop apps, thanks to Windows 10's upcoming emulation software. It will be able to run true-UWP apps, of course.

Sci-tech Reddit axes several forums in new effort to ban violent content
Author: 0 Reddit axes several forums in new effort to ban violent content

Some of the subreddits banned as a result of the new policy include r/pol (an offshoot of the 4Chan board of the same name), r/NationalSocialism , r/Nazi , r/far_right, r/EuropeanNationalism, and r/DylannRoofInnocent. Neither of the recently banned groups were particularly popular, however, with majority boasting no more than a few thousand subscribers as of earlier this month, according to the Reddit Metrics website.

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Author: 0 Honda Introduces All-New 2018 Gold Wing

For 2018, the Gold Wing chassis has undergone multiple revisions to increase low-speed maneuverability and maintain high-speed stability. A 7-inch full-colour TFT display joins the high-tech cockpit to bolster the premium feel. Electronically controlled combined ABS works to distribute braking force to the front and rear wheels while saving weight through the use of a smaller, lighter circulation-type ABS modulator.

Sci-tech Watch South Africa vs Bangladesh 2017 online, on TV
Author: 0 Watch South Africa vs Bangladesh 2017 online, on TV

Bangladesh were bowled out for 169. Bangladesh left-arm spinner Mehidy Hasan had the best analysis of the bowlers, picking up the wickets of Amla and De Villiers to finish with 2/31 off four overs. However, the Tigers have nothing more to lose and they will play for the pride. The match was soon over as a contest as Bangladesh lost their first five wickets for 61.

Sci-tech Brief: Canyon Creek Church to host community trunk or treat
Author: 0 Brief: Canyon Creek Church to host community trunk or treat

Free hot dogs, drinks and candy will be provided. "We are excited to see the integration between the College and Caldwell communities", she said. Organizers said the church's fall gala runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Those who reserve a trunk space also are encouraged to enter the Decorated Trunk Contest. The fun begins at 6 p.m. The St. Francois County Health Center WIC Office will be hosting a trunk or treat on their parking lot at 1025 West Main St.in Park Hills on Halloween.

Sci-tech Lakh Crore As Sensex Hits Fresh High
Author: 0 Lakh Crore As Sensex Hits Fresh High

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE which opened at 32,995.28 points, provisionally closed 33,042.50 points (at 3.30 p.m.), up 435.16 points or 1.33 per cent from its previous day's close at 32,607.34 points. The bull charge was triggered by the government's new measures to spur the economy, including a Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation plan for PSU banks and a massive Rs 6.92 lakh crore road building programme.

Sci-tech Bloodhound SSC Supersonic Car Will Attempt First Public Test Today
Author: 0 Bloodhound SSC Supersonic Car Will Attempt First Public Test Today

The two runs, each of which will saw the vehicle accelerate from zero to 200mph in just 1300 metres, have been used to evaluate the car's steering, brakes, suspension and data systems, while also measuring the efficiency of the air intake that feeds the EJ200 jet engine, sourced from a Eurofighter Typhoon.

Sci-tech Xiaomi outing new smartphone series in India on November 2
Author: 0 Xiaomi outing new smartphone series in India on November 2

Xiaomi is considering to roll out faster software updates to the Indian consumers, considering the importance of software in a smartphone. Xiaomi smartphone will be focussing on the selfie camera, revealed Manu Kumar Jain. Xiaomi launched the Mi Note 3 in China alongside the Mi MIx 2 last month. There's a 16MP front-facing camera backed by an AI Beautify feature. In addition to the usual Nougat features, Xiaomi has incorporated in the MIUI 9 Global ROM its own in-house developed ...

Sci-tech LG Display's net profit doubles in Q3
Author: 0 LG Display's net profit doubles in Q3

Operating profit moved up 81.3 percent to reach 585.9 billion won, with sales increasing 3.7 percent to 6.9 trillion won. The world´s second biggest display manufacturer reported an 80% rise in third-quarter operating profit to 586bn won ($519m).

Sci-tech BMW X2 production model spotted during transport
Author: 0 BMW X2 production model spotted during transport

As you'd expect from the X2's cunning name, the new vehicle slots between the X1 and X3 in the lineup, though it is in fact shorter than the X1 by around 60mm, and it sits almost 60mm lower while riding on the same wheelbase. In the USA the X2 will initially only be offered with BMW's 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder, although a diesel engine is available in other markets.

Sci-tech Man Uses Party Balloons to Fly Across Africa
Author: 0 Man Uses Party Balloons to Fly Across Africa

The team reportedly had just enough helium left for a final attempt. Morgan said he planned the stunt for months and overcame odds that included the possibilities of unsafe winds and exploding balloons. He told the BBC the balloon flight was "unbelievably cool" and "magical", adding he felt "somewhere between terrified and elated" during the journey.

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