Science

Two Years Study Of Amazon Culminated Nearly 400 New Species

On Aug. 30, the World Wildlife Fund ( WWF ) and Brazil's Mamirauá Institute for Sustainable Development released their report on their two-year study on the Amazon rainforest and revealed the discovery of nearly 400 new animal and plant species.

Facebook Watch takes on YouTube

Advertisers are shifting more of their budgets from television to online as viewers have migrated to watching shows on smartphones and tablets. Facebook plans to eventually open the platform to everyone to submit shows for approval and share 55 percent of ad revenue, Rose said.

Skoda Octavia RS launched in India at Rs 24.62 lakh

Skoda has also added a limited slip differential. Under the hood of the Octavia RS, is Skoda's tried and tested 2.0 TSI turbocharged petrol engine which comes mated with a 6-speed DSG automatic transmission . As the notchback is based on the standard Octavia, its dimensions are the same, though the updated suspension setup means the RS sits lower to the ground.

AMD launching budget-friendly Ryzen Threadripper 1900X

The pricing is in the ballpark of the 8 core/16 thread Ryzen 7 1800X, which retails for $499 but well below the $799 12 core/24 thread Threadripper 1920X or $999 16 core/32 thread Threadripper 1950X. Intel was virtually forced by AMD to release Core i9 processors this year to give a viable alternative to the top-end Threadripper CPUs. Ryzen Pro processors will be available on their own at some point in the first half of 2018.

Where Nokia Corporation (NOK) Stands on ABR?

Geneva Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Nokia Corporation during the second quarter worth approximately $125,000. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.3 million shares versus an average volume of 1.81 million shares during last trading session.

Apple Rolls Out iOS 11 Beta 9 Ahead Of iPhone 8 Launch

You will need your Apple ID and password to sign in for the Apple Beta Software Program. Some of the new features in iOS 11 will include a new Lock Screen and Control center, plus updates to a wide range of apps and much more. For developers, they can download the software from the Apple Developer Center or over-the-air provided they have configured their device for testing.

Xiaomi Redmi 4A available for pre-booking on Mi.com in India

Now the smartphone will be available for sale for the first time today starting at 12 PM via Mi.com, Flipkart , Amazon, Paytm, TataCLiQ and Mi Home stores. The devices are available in limited quantity and they run out of stock within no time. Meanwhile, Xiaomi India is gearing up to launch a dual camera phone in India on September 5 at an event in New Delhi.

Android Oreo coming to Sony Xperia range

In other markets, there will additionally be Oreo upgrades for the Xperia X Compact, Xperia XZs, Xperia Touch and Xperia XA1 Plus. Also of note is that both phones will come preloaded with Android 8.0 Oreo, making them some of the first non-Nexus and non-Pixel phones to get Oreo.

Samsung gets green light to test self-driving cars in California

This isn't Samsung's first brush with testing self-driving cars, as the company was previously granted permission to run tests in South Korea this past May. The news itself comes as US legislators are set to debate a law that would permit automakers and tech giants to obtain exceptions to federal safety rules that would make testing self-driving vehicles across the country easier to undertake.

Featured Stock to See: Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (WPM)

Pool Corp now has $4.02 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.10% or $0.15 reaching $142.99 per share. Focusing in on the past five trading days, shares have changed 7.76%. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to "Market Perform" on Wednesday, April 20. Barclays Capital has "Equal-Weight" rating and $17 target. WPM's SI was 3.92M shares in August as released by FINRA.

Technical Focus: What's Happening With Shares of Webjet Ltd

Rising trends are defined by a trendline that is drawn between two or more troughs (low points) to identify price support. When the price is below the Balance Step, this generally spells a bearish trend. A reading from -80 to -100 would signal an oversold situation. A value of 25-50 would indicate a strong trend. Investors may be studying other technical indicators like the Williams Percent Range or Williams %R.

Remark Holdings, Inc. (MARK), Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

Fastenal Co now has $12.13 billion valuation. Stock rose 41.00% over the trailing 6 months. About shares traded. Guggenheim Enhanced Equity Strategy Fund (GGE) has 0.00% since August 31, 2016 and is. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $310.84. On Thursday, January 19 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Overweight".

Conquest Pre-registration Announcement

The fact that the YouTube page is just called " Westeros The Series" and that the trailer is so well done makes it seem possible that they'll make good on that promise, though it's perhaps more likely that it's a nod to Season 8's delayed premiere date.

Sohail Tanvir shackles record books

Tavir was particularly impressive in his opening burst, dismissing four key batsmen at the top for just two runs. Mohammed went on to make 42 off 35 balls, which included three boundaries and two sixes, before he was caught by Shamar Springer at mid-off off the bowling of Rampaul.

Sony's noise-cancelling goes in-ear: WF-1000X

The WI-1000X is the new halo or behind-the-neck style model in the company's personal audio lineup. This smart listening experience is enabled by the SENSE ENGINE ™[5]. Sony says a hybrid driver unit combining balanced armature and a 9mm dynamic driver delivers premium sound quality along with a multitude of other sound features such as high-resolution audio, LDAC, DSEE HX and S-Master HX.

Apple makes a stand for net neutrality

Apple has released a statement on net neutrality, and it's worth reading. "Apple doesn't take an explicit position on the real legal issue at hand - if the FCC should protect the open internet by treating telecom giants similar to utilities".

Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS) Q4 2016 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Compared to individual investors, institutional investors trade in large blocks, 10,000 or more shares per transaction. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Jpmorgan Chase & Company accumulated 170,388 shares. The stock declined 2.25% or $1.66 reaching $72.05 per share. ValuEngine lowered shares of Clovis Oncology from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Friday, May 19th.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War 'Orc Tales' trailer

As you beat various war chiefs and bad guys, they would come back stronger and modified depending on how you took them out. Your every Orc encounter will be remembered. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released another trailer for its upcoming open-world RPG Middle-earth: Shadow of War . [Our sales expectations] are massive.

Lenovo Yoga 920 Gets 8th-Gen Intel CPUs

Rounding out the refreshed portable family is the Miix 520 , which is powered by a Kaby Lake R Core i5 processor. The Miix 520 is much more capable than last year's model when it comes to creative and multi-tasking. There are two USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 3 technology, as well as a headset jack and a USB 3.0 port for older peripherals. The keys shaped like Thinkpad keyboard keys.

Hubble delivers first hints of possible water content of TRAPPIST-1 planets

Intriguingly, three of those planet's lie in the ultra-cool dwarf star's habitable zone - the range of orbits around a star which could support water on the surface given the right atmospheric conditions. Artist's rendition of a TRAPPIST-1 planet. Unfortunately, the observations of whether each planet contained hydrogen, and therefore water vapor, were inconclusive.

Microsoft Mixer adds an app for broadcasting on the go

While Mixer Create's features (particularly in-phone streaming) are definitely huge conveniences for game broadcasters, it's uncertain if it'll be enough to make Microsoft's Mixer streaming service stand out against other big names, like Google's YouTube Gaming and Amazon's Twitch - especially if those services put out a similar companion app of their own one day.

Gboard Gets Stickers and Bitmoji Support

You can also reach it by pressing the emoji button and switching to the new Stickers tab at the bottom. So far, there are only a limited amount of sticker packages available, so you may not find your particular interests catered to (unless you're a big fan of the Back Street Boys or Hello Kitty) - but presumably a wider selection will build up in time.

Canadian smoke gets in Madison's eyes, nose, etc.

The Madison Fire Department has been getting calls about the hazy sky and a burning smell, and meteorologists are putting the blame on wildfires north of the border. "But as far as health hazards, there are none at this time", Gonzalez said. "There's not much we can do about it until it blows out", Polarek said.

Volvo Updates S60 And V60 Polestar Internationally

The biggest update is that the 2018 model year of these cars gets additional aerodynamic components made of carbon-fibre. No surprise, Polestar says this dramatic increase in downward pressure has improved grip and high-speed stability, and numerous enhancements are thanks to Cyan Racing's recently publicised Nurburgring hot laps.

FFXV Update 1.15 adds Dream Egg Robes Reward, Bestiary, Chapter Select

The update also brings a bestiary with it, adding lore for all of the animals that you've encountered to date. The fun starts the day before that though.

Worms WMD Exploding On Nintendo Switch Later This Year

Often regarded as a spiritual successor to Worms Armageddon , W.M.D offers similar gameplay and adds new features to the series, including interactive vehicles, and buildings that can be used as protection for the worms . Worms W.M.D seems custom-made for the Nintendo device, with the Switch's mobility allowing you to take the game wherever you want to play with a bevy of chums, The game is scheduled for release sometime in the fourth quarter of this year.

Battlefield 1: In The Name of the Tsar Releases on September 19th

This is the second of four expansions DICE is adding to Battlefield 1 . According to EA, this is the " most extensive expansion yet " and will cost about $15 Dollars if you did not buy the Premium Pass. You and your team mates will be fighting in the Eastern Front. In related news, EA has also announced new competitive mode for Battlefield 1 called Incursions.

Pokemon GO EX Raid Battle Testing Starts Soon

Then, the Pokemon will move to a different location until October 31 with the last remaining location after. Just as Articuno, Zapdos , Moltres and Lugia cycle out of Pokemon Go this week , three new Legendary Pokemon will take their place.

Mercedes Planning Compact Electric Car Concept For Frankfurt

However, Adrian van Hooydonk, senior vice president BMW Group Design did point out the look of the Mini Electric Concept was crafted to be aerodynamically efficient and visually appealing to young urbanites. "Mini and electrification make a ideal match". Painted in a reflective silver finish, the Mini Electric concept features a mix of matte and gloss surfaces to add contrast, and yellow accents in the roof and side skirts, mirrors and the front grille.

Tesla tests out Hyperloop pusher pod to 220mph

Elon Musk , Tesla and SpaceX CEO, just posted an update on his Hyperloop progress. One of the test Hyperloop pods entering the test track . In an Instagram post showing the Tesla pod, Musk said: "We took the SpaceX/ Tesla hyperloop pusher pod for a spin by itself a few days ago to see what it could do when not pushing student pods (some need a push to get going).Got up to 355km/h (220mph) before things started [fire emoji]".

Biggest Asteroid to Pass Earth Since Records Began Set for Flyby

The last large asteroid with a similar close approach was 4179 Toutatis, which passed just under four lunar distances (a little under a million miles) from the Earth on September 29th, 2004. A Near Earth Asteroid (NEA) is all set to make a close encounter with Earth on September 1 at 12:06 Universal Time (UT)/ 8:06 AM Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT).

Alienware's First Curved Monitor Is a Beauty

Again, this is a 21:9 monitor that utilizes Nvidia's G-Sync, although in this case it has a more subtle curve of 3800R compared to its pricier sibling. Each also feature LEDs on the back that glow to match your gaming system tastes. Like the standard 25-inch model, Alienware's $1,499 AW3418DW sports the same silver paneling and three-way lighting strips that you'll find on the company's desktops and laptops.

HMD Global unveils revamped Nokia 130 in India: Price, features, and specs

HMD Global is touting the inclusion of a "try and buy" games bundle from Gameloft on the phone. The dual SIM variant of the handset has been released and is available in three color options - Red, Black, and Gray. Whilst sharing content from your Nokia 130 is simple. Furthermore, there is a microSD card slot supporting up to 32GB of expandable storage . While the JioPhone priced Rs.

More SONY Xperia XZ1 renders get leaked

We'd also expect to see devices from a number of other sectors that Sony dabbles in, including cameras , speakers, and headphones. The phone looks slick, thanks to its satin finish. We can't imagine what uses people might invent for this (ahem). With the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus inheriting the Xperia Z5's main camera , it's sure to capture a great image just as the Xperia Z5 did before it.

Alien SHOCK as scientists detect '15 mysterious signals' from deep space

Breakthrough Listen , a group of scientists and astronomers dedicated to finding signs of life, have revealed their latest discovery. The Breakthrough Listen project was announced in July 2015 by billionaire entrepreneur Yuri Milner and a team of scientists , including famed cosmologist Stephen Hawking .