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Sci-tech This is what people in Britain looked like 10000 years ago
Author: 0 This is what people in Britain looked like 10000 years ago

The genome of Cheddar Man, who lived 10,000 years ago, suggests that he had blue eyes, dark skin and dark curly hair. Cheddar Man's tribe migrated to Britain at the end of the last Ice Age and his DNA has been linked to individuals discovered in modern-day Spain, Hungary and Luxembourg.

Sci-tech Rainbow Six: Siege free weekend incoming
Author: 0 Rainbow Six: Siege free weekend incoming

More details on Siege's free play weekend can be found here on the game's website . Rather than a team of terrorists fighting a team of operatives, the Outbreak game mode will be both teams fighting to survive against the horrors you'll be facing in the Outbreak event.

Sci-tech Tata H5X SUV concept world premieres at Auto Expo 2018
Author: 0 Tata H5X SUV concept world premieres at Auto Expo 2018

The production version of the SP Concept will sit in the Hyundai Creta segment, with prices likely to start from well under the Rs. 10 lakh mark. The SUV gets HEXA inspired shape and D-Pillar, though the sharp lines on the body inject aggression and make it look beefier than the Hexa.

Sci-tech 'New' Jaguar D-Types to be built by Jaguar Classic
Author: 0 'New' Jaguar D-Types to be built by Jaguar Classic

The plan to build 25 new D-Types means Jaguar will fulfil the original plan from 1955, in which Jaguar wished to build 100. Tata Motors announced that solid demand in China has given Jaguar Land Rover a positive start to the year with an increase in sales of 16%.

Sci-tech Schlapp: Democratic FBI Memo Facing Same Process as GOP Document
Author: 0 Schlapp: Democratic FBI Memo Facing Same Process as GOP Document

White House chief of staff John Kelly said later that he's instructed officials to complete an evaluation of the Democratic memo no later than Thursday. "Generally speaking, we're open to considering any document the House Intel Committee submits to us for declassification along the lines that the Nunes memo was considered", said a White House spokesman, Raj Shah.

Sci-tech EU Opens Probe Into Apple's Purchase Of Shazam
Author: 0 EU Opens Probe Into Apple's Purchase Of Shazam

The EC said it received requests from Austria, France, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Spain and Sweden to assess whether Apple's purchase of Shazam would have an "adverse effect on competition in the European Economic Area". The inquiry was sparked when Austria reportedly asked the Commission to study the deal, with France, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Spain and Sweden - the home of Apple Music's rival Spotify - subsequently entering requests.

Sci-tech Amazon Prime Exclusive phones to ditch lock screen ads
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Exclusive phones to ditch lock screen ads

Amazon confirmed to Business Insider that future models on Amazon's Exclusive Phone program won't come with the Amazon ad lock screens, and they'll still sell at a similar level of discount to the phones now available on the program. I have good news for you on that front that might take away the vomiting - lockscreen ads and offers are going away on Prime Exclusive phones. Essentially, it means that Amazon Prime members can now buy certain Android phones for a lower cost than nearly ...

Sci-tech DayZ will be hitting Xbox Game Preview this year, PlayStation 4 'eventually'
Author: 0 DayZ will be hitting Xbox Game Preview this year, PlayStation 4 'eventually'

According to the DayZ Development team Twitter account, the game is set to arrive this year on Xbox One , with a PS4 release planned for the future. However, the game will first land on Xbox Game Preview before making the jump any further. But is it too late for the game to really flourish? Before Fortnite there was PUBG , and before PUBG there was DayZ .

Sci-tech Sony Xperia L2 launched in India
Author: 0 Sony Xperia L2 launched in India

Sony will also be holding a press event where it is expected to unveil the Xperia XZ Pro. The information was tweeted on February 2 but was deleted later. Talking about the cameras , which is its main attraction point, Xperia L2 features a 13 megapixel single lens primary camera with an aperture rate of f/2.0 which supports 3x clear image zoom.

Sci-tech Ozone layer continues to thin
Author: 0 Ozone layer continues to thin

In the 1970s, it was perceived that chemicals called CFCs, utilized for instance in refrigeration and pressurized canned products, were pulverizing ozone in the stratosphere. Scientists are not yet sure what accounts for this continuing decline but one explanation could be that climate change modifies the pattern of atmospheric circulation .

Sci-tech Hudson's Bay chooses American as new CEO
Author: 0 Hudson's Bay chooses American as new CEO

Foulkes - who a few months ago landed at number 12 on Fortune magazine's annual Most Powerful Women in Business list - arrives from CVS Health, where she has served as EVP of CVS Health and president of CVS Pharmacy. Foulkes added that one of her priorities will be to "build upon strategies that capitalize HBC's physical and digital assets and deepen our core operating effectiveness".

Author: 0 SpaceX Launching Falcon Heavy From Kennedy Space Center

Musk believes if the Falcon Heavy can successfully get its very cool payload into space, it will no longer make sense to use other vehicles certified for heavy lift launches , like the Delta IV Heavy, Russia's Proton, or Europe's Ariane 5.

Sci-tech Red Dead Redemption 2 Leak Reveals Online Modes and More
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 Leak Reveals Online Modes and More

While Red Dead Redemption 2 won't feature the exact same locations and characters as the first game, it will nearly certainly be set in the same world with tons of missions to complete, places to see, and things to kill. Vehicles in the game will include handcarts, horse-drawn carriages and minecarts. A companion app is reportedly also in the works, which features various social elements and a poker mini-game among other goodies.

Sci-tech Elon Musk Put Some Very Unexpected Cargo on SpaceX's Biggest Rocket Yet
Author: 0 Elon Musk Put Some Very Unexpected Cargo on SpaceX's Biggest Rocket Yet

Only the Saturn V rocket , last flown in 1973, could deliver more payload to orbit. Tuesday, weather permitting, will be a big day in history with the launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket . Aside from the complete destruction of the Tesla Roadster (and possibly the launchpad), a failed launch would result in an investigation to determine the cause, followed by the required technical adjustments to make sure it doesn't happen again.

Sci-tech Intel's Augmented Reality Glasses Project Information Onto Your Retina
Author: 0 Intel's Augmented Reality Glasses Project Information Onto Your Retina

We'll keep our eyes out for the latest info from Intel , but we're fairly confident predicting the price will be significantly lower than that of the Magic Leap One or HoloLens. Intel thinks you do want tech on your face without looking like a geek. "We have it about 15 degrees below your relaxed line of sight". The idea is that an LED display constantly in your peripheral vision is too invasive, so if you choose not to look at the display, it will essentially disappear.

Author: 0 Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ:GT) Upgraded to "Buy" at BidaskClub

About 922,747 shares traded or 68.75% up from the average. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) has risen 17.26% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:KIM) stake by 302,208 shares and now owns 2.02M shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan holds 10,000 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 6,269 shares.

Sci-tech Hubble probes atmospheres of exoplanets in TRAPPIST-1 habitable zone
Author: 0 Hubble probes atmospheres of exoplanets in TRAPPIST-1 habitable zone

The four global studies were produced in collaboration with University of Birmingham astronomer Dr Amaury Triaud. About 5 per cent of their mass is made up of water - far more wet than Earth, which is only 0.02 per cent water. Co-author Professor Brice-Olivier Demory, from the University of Bern in Germany, said: "Our study is an important step forward as we continue to explore whether these planets could support life".

Sci-tech Huawei Mate 10 Pro Pink Gold Arriving in Malaysia on 8 February
Author: 0 Huawei Mate 10 Pro Pink Gold Arriving in Malaysia on 8 February

The Mate 10 Pro is priced at $799, but to sweeten the deal you will receive a $150 gift card which you can use at the retailer you chose to purchase the phone from. Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 showcases a race track inspired design in a Diamond Black body and features 6GB of RAM , 256GB of ROM and a customized UI.

Sci-tech Social media pioneers reject their creation
Author: 0 Social media pioneers reject their creation

They have also teamed up with a non-profit media watchdog group by the name of Common Sense Media , which is busy planning an anti-tech addiction legal campaign and an attempt to go through over fifty thousand public schools in the United States of America alone to bring the info directly to them.

Sci-tech Mysterious Honor Phone with 18:9 screen, quad cameras spotted
Author: 0 Mysterious Honor Phone with 18:9 screen, quad cameras spotted

Fear not as here we'll be breaking down all the key features and specs you need to know. For more, be sure to check out our first impressions of the phone coming out of its release in India just a few weeks ago . Honor 9 Lite is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor at up to 2.36GHz. The phone supports expandable storage up to 256GB via a microSD card slot.

Sci-tech The Amazfit Bip Will Run For A Month On a Single Charge
Author: 0 The Amazfit Bip Will Run For A Month On a Single Charge

While it does little to deal with the image problems of the former, Xiaomi subsidiary Amazfit's latest smartwatch - the Bip - claims to have got the latter licked once and for all. Once you connect this device with your smartphone, you would be able to sync your daily activities and can track down everything as per your requirements.

Sci-tech Pixel 2's Custom Imaging Co-Processor Now Open to All Apps
Author: 0 Pixel 2's Custom Imaging Co-Processor Now Open to All Apps

Pictures taken directly within Snapchat , Instagram , WhatsApp and other messaging apps have previously been a lower quality than those taken with the Pixel 2's camera app. This means the phone can use the additional computing power to improve images by running Google's HDR+ algorithm. Now, thanks to the Visual Core, users shouldn't have those problems.

Sci-tech Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Author: 0 Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $345.24B company. It also upped Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR) stake by 6,775 shares and now owns 98,143 shares. Synovus holds 0.03% or 4,410 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:T). Hirtle Callaghan & Ltd Liability has invested 0.07% in AT&T Inc. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 393,880 shares.

Sci-tech Nissan aiming for top three spot
Author: 0 Nissan aiming for top three spot

China is pushing automakers to make significant investments in electric vehicles way ahead of any other large market. The automaker sold 1.5 million vehicles in China a year ago, and said it plans to sell 2.6 million vehicles by 2022, when revenue is expected to hit 300 billion yuan ($47.6 billion).

Sci-tech Sony Xperia L2 launched in India with 8MP wide-angle front camera
Author: 0 Sony Xperia L2 launched in India with 8MP wide-angle front camera

The Dual SIM Sony Xperia X has 64 GB of internal storage that can be increased up to 200 GB through a micro SD card. Buyers will be able to choose from black and gold color options. All of the new features and improvements that are part and parcel of Android 8.0 Oreo are included in the firmware update that's now rolling out for both handsets.

Author: 0 US Government Approved SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch License

A scarlet Tesla Roadster from the assembly line of Elon Musk's pioneering electric automobile business is poised this week to go where no sports auto has gone before - outer space. As for the Falcon Heavy , it is is a reusable launch system capable of generating more than 5 million pounds of thrust at liftoff. We're actually also in Cape Canaveral to witness and report on the historic launch, so stay tuned this week for updates as we near the momentous first journey of this huge orbital ...

Sci-tech Philadelphia Eagles defeat defending champions to win first Super Bowl title
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles defeat defending champions to win first Super Bowl title

It's a good thing that the U.S. Women's National Team didn't have a game scheduled for Sunday because if star defender/midfielder Julie Ertz had skipped the Super Bowl, she would've missed out on the chance to watch her husband catch the game-winning, championship-sealing, history-making touchdown for the Philadelphia Eagles .

Sci-tech Apple investigating iPhone X bug after users report incoming-call delays
Author: 0 Apple investigating iPhone X bug after users report incoming-call delays

Lots of critics are going to be loving this, as well as brand the iPhone X as a device that costs as much as a decent spec'd notebook but is unable to provide users with an "above par" smartphone experience. With the latest price revision, the iPhone 6 (32GB) sees the biggest price jump of 3.6 percent, reported Gadgets360. Apple iPhone 6s Plus will start at Rs 52,240 for the 32GB version.

Sci-tech India looking to continue momentum against SA
Author: 0 India looking to continue momentum against SA

Opting to field, India bowled out South Africa for a meagre 118 and then were comfortably placed at 117 for one in 18 overs when the umpires called for lunch as per ICC rules. After asked to bat first, Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock came out to open for South Africa . Twenty-three-year-old Aiden Markram's worldwide leadership debut on his home ground should have been the stuff of dreams, but it quickly turned into a nightmare.

Sci-tech Brian Dawkins selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Brian Dawkins selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Moss ranks fourth in receiving yards (15,292), 15th in receptions (982) and second in receiving touchdowns (156). He played his first eight seasons with San Francisco before getting traded to the Eagles, then the Cowboys , Bills and Bengals as his 15-year career wound down.

Sci-tech Dead goose falling from sky knocks out hunter on Maryland's Eastern Shore
Author: 0 Dead goose falling from sky knocks out hunter on Maryland's Eastern Shore

A hunter was knocked out after a goose which had been shot and killed during a shoot fell from the sky onto his head . The incident happened around 5 p.m. Canada geese can weigh about 12 pounds and have a wing span reaching up to six feet. His injuries were so severe that he had to be taken by ambulance to Easton Airport, from which he was airlifted to the University of Maryland's shock trauma unit, CBS reports.

Sci-tech Intel Not Planning To Sell AR Business
Author: 0 Intel Not Planning To Sell AR Business

The yet-to-be-named business would include employees from Recon Instruments, an AR company Intel acquired in 2015 and shut down past year. According to Bloomberg , the sources refused to be identified, especially since Intel's plans have not yet been made public.

Sci-tech An Amateur Astronomer Found A Lost NASA Satellite
Author: 0 An Amateur Astronomer Found A Lost NASA Satellite

After an amateur astronomer recorded observations of a satellite in high Earth orbit on January 20, 2018, his initial research suggested it was the Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) - a NASA mission launched into orbit around Earth on March 25, 2000.

Sci-tech Benchmark your PC for Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition
Author: 0 Benchmark your PC for Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition

For those who feel their rig is ready for " Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition ", they can now pre-order a copy of the game from Steam , Microsoft Store , and Origin . Steam users will receive a set of in-game outfits based on the additional "Episodes" starring Gladiolus, Prompto, and Ignis. According to Tabata, the reason why the PC version of Final Fantasy 15 will be way ahead of the console versions is that the PC version was developed from the ground up and that is why the PC version ...

Sci-tech Worldwide smartphone shipments witnessed a decline, says IDC
Author: 0 Worldwide smartphone shipments witnessed a decline, says IDC

However, Strategy Analytics said that, on a full-year basis, global smartphone shipments grew one percent and topped the 1.5 billion devices mark for the first time ever. Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, added, " OPPO shipped 29.5 million smartphones during Q4 2017, unmoved from 29.5 million units in Q4 2016".

Sci-tech Symons Capital Management Lowered Firstenergy Corp
Author: 0 Symons Capital Management Lowered Firstenergy Corp

The stock increased 0.29% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $90.32. Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX) has risen 12.04% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to "Outperform" on Thursday, July 27. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, January 29 by Jefferies.

Sci-tech Nintendo Super NES Outsells NES Classic Edition With 4 Million Units
Author: 0 Nintendo Super NES Outsells NES Classic Edition With 4 Million Units

The sales figure eclipses the NES Classic Edition's units sold within a shorter timescale. Nintendo recently revealed just how many units have been sold and the numbers show that a classic never goes out of style. It may be an accurate guess as a trademark filing from Nintendo suggests that it could be happening. As expected, the Super NES Classic Edition has proven to be quite popular.

Sci-tech Facebook should delete Messenger Kids app permanently says experts
Author: 0 Facebook should delete Messenger Kids app permanently says experts

Kristelle Lavallee, content strategist at the Center on Media and Child Health at Boston Children's Hospital and a member of Facebook's Advisory Committee which helped develop Messenger Kids , said the letter highlights an "alarmist" perspective and shows a lack of understanding of the app.

Sci-tech Mercedes-Benz unveils new A-Class that 'completely redefines modern luxury'
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz unveils new A-Class that 'completely redefines modern luxury'

At this point, drivers may wonder whether the German vehicle company has also managed to do away with the combustion engine. Artificial intelligence is also used for predicting a driver's behaviour. Finally, there's a 1.5-litre diesel engine, putting out 114bhp and 260Nm of torque. It goes on sale from 5 March, and prices are still to be announced.

Sci-tech Amazon teases new voice for Alexa in Tremendous Bowl advert
Author: 0 Amazon teases new voice for Alexa in Tremendous Bowl advert

Alexa will ask you who you want to send your message to. Thanks to a new software update, you can now use Alexa to deliver SMS text messages to any phone . Amazon had earlier introduced free calls and messaging in 2017, but the feature only worked in between Echo devices , limiting its adoption. That being said, every message by default will be routed to Alexa device and only if it is not available the message will then be relayed via SMS.

Author: 0 How Have Institutional Investors Been Trading Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)?

The institutional investor held 3.04 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $61.65 million, up from 2.54 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. According to today's trading volume Discovery Communications, Inc.is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Sci-tech Amazon Web Services is now a $17.5 billion business
Author: 0 Amazon Web Services is now a $17.5 billion business

During the AWS re:Invent cloud computing conference held by the company last December, Amazon announced a series of updates to its cloud computing services. He added that the company is increasing Prime eligible selection, and continues to add other Prime benefits such as Prime Music (to be introduced soon).

Sci-tech Coincheck: We will deal with FSA sincerely
Author: 0 Coincheck: We will deal with FSA sincerely

The company has said it will reimburse them with yen, but questions have emerged about its ability to pay, as well as why it had currencies stored in a hot wallet connected to the internet and thus potentially vulnerable to thieves. The company has said it will return the money to all customers in yen - a figure estimated at about 46 billion yen. There are 16 registered exchanges, while 15 others have been allowed to operate pending formal approval, the FSA said.

Sci-tech Apple reportedly bringing iOS apps to macOS with this year's release
Author: 0 Apple reportedly bringing iOS apps to macOS with this year's release

These stability and performance boosts through the next versions of macOS and iOS could make way for what might be one of the most important features to come to both operating systems in years. Axios reports today that while the ability to run iPad apps on Mac adds a high degree of complexity to this year's macOS update, this will be a significant new feature for Mac and won't be dropped.