Science

See two intense X-class solar flares light up the sun

The sunspot responsible for this morning's flares, active region 2673, is the smaller of two massive spots on the sun's surface, at only seven Earths wide by nine Earths tall, according to astrophysicist Karl Battams . Both flares erupted from an active region labeled AR 2673, which also produced a mid-level solar flare on September 4, 2017. Fortunately, NASA notes, "Harmful radiation from a flare can not pass through Earth's atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground".

Raising the bar for electric vehicles — New Nissan Leaf

A more satisfied Leaf owner said he installed a three kilowatt solar panel at a cost of 750,000 rupees and was not drawing power from the national grid to charge his auto. Saikawa defended the vehicle's potential range, which fell short of expectations and puts it behind Tesla's Model 3 . Chinese buyers in the mainland will have to wait until 2018 or 2019.

Update lets businesses manage their listing from Google Search page

Businesses with complete listings on Google are twice as likely to gain customer trust, 38% more likely to attract in-store visits, and 29% more likely to see a purchase. More than 80% of people search the web to find local information. The quick questions about if the business is open on an upcoming holiday and the ability to update your listings in search is a clear win-win for both Google and business owners.

You can now use Kobo's mobile apps to listen to audiobooks

Kobo is also offering rewards called Super Points that can be applied toward audiobooks. Subscribers to the audiobook service will be provided with a credit each month, which can be exchanged for any title from the 1.5 million-large catalogue, no matter the actual price of the book.

Military mini-shuttle transferred to SpaceX launch pad

As of today, the launch is still set for Thursday, although the event will face a 50 percent chance of violating weather rules, according to the Air Force's 45 Weather Squadron. "The ability to launch the Orbital Test Vehicle on multiple platforms will ensure a robust launch capability for our experiment designers", said Randy Walden, director of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office, said in a statement in June.

A flashback of Cassini's epic 13 year journey to Saturn

It is really the end of the era and the end of the mission that has reorganized our understanding of Saturn . That will be the end of Cassini , and after almost 20 years of floating through space, it will have accomplished an astonishing amount of research, teaching humanity more about Saturn than we every could have dreamed.

Northern Lights May Be Visible From Your Backyard Tonight

The yellow line indicates what NASA calls "the most likely area of aurora extent" of the northern lights tonight and Thursday. The sky show is usually restricted to high latitudes, because our planet's magnetic field tends to funnel these particles toward the poles.

Mazda CX-9 gets upgrades and starts at $32130

Also included for the first time are a heated steering wheel and automatic climate control. Blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, automated forward-collision mitigation that works up to 19 miles per hour, and G-Vectoring Control are now standard on every CX-9.

Microsoft to hold a third Surface keynote in London this October

Now, INQ are not ones to speculate (except we totally are) but knowing that Windows 10 S was aimed at education (and the Chromebook market) and knowing that desktop sales generally are dropping and that Windows 10's market share hasn't exactly budged much, it's fairly safe to say that the benevolence is born from sales that haven't gone quite to plan.

Marksmen Energy Inc (MKSEF) Shares Moving On Volume

The institutional investor owned 29,330 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock after buying an additional 6,265 shares during the quarter. The stock of Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ: CLVS ) has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, November 16 by Mizuho.

The Pokémon Company CEO Did Not Believe That Nintendo Switch Would Succeed

Speaking to Bloomberg on the future of Pokémon , Ishihara said that Niantic and Pokemon have "only accomplished 10 percent" of what they intend to do during the partnership. With all of this considered, it's kind of amusing how the CEO of these pocket monsters thought that the Nintendo Switch would fail. "With the Switch ", he explained, "we see it as a chance to create Pokémon that goes deeper and with a higher level of expression".

Have Fun Guardians, The Destiny 2's Servers Are Now Live

The PC version of the game is more convenient with the new features. One of Destiny's biggest foibles was its abandonment of the PC crowd. Faithful Redditors in the United Kingdom have been posting to say that a number of retailers have posted their games early enough that they have arrived today, breaking the street date of 6th September in the process.

Invesco Pennsylvania Value Muni (NYSE:VPV) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume

Ubs Group Ag now holds 39,755 shares valued at $596,000. Gatx Corp now has $2.40B valuation. The stock's short ratio is 0.76. It has underperformed by 4.68% the S&P500. Doliver Capital Advisors Inc. owns 49,590 shares or 0.51% of their United States portfolio. Manufacturers Life Co The holds 30,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Position Held by Searle & CO

Microsoft Corp now has $566.96B valuation. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $73.61. About shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since September 6, 2016 and is uptrending.

Trump warns 'all options' on table after N. Korea missile launch

South Korean officials believe more provocation from the reclusive state is possible, despite global outrage over Sunday's test and calls for more sanctions on North Korea. "We believe the unlimited warhead payload will be useful in responding to North Korea's nuclear and missile threats", Defence Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun told a briefing on Tuesday.

Android Oreo snacking into mobile data even with Wi-Fi switched on

A new bug has cropped up in Android Oreo which causes phones to eat into mobile data even when connected to Wi-Fi. It might not be flawless but there is a lot about it that indicates that Google poured into hard work and real effort. Google is reportedly aware of the issue and aims to fix it in the near future through an update. Now, only a few weeks removed from the official release of Oreo, XDA user Shreesha.Murthy has brought the OnePlus 2 Android 8.0 Oreo.The unofficial build, ...

Toshiba to build new chip facility in northern Japan

The Western Digital group could offer more than Toshiba's ¥2 trillion ($18 billion) asking price for Toshiba Memory Corp, the Japan Times reported quoting industry sources. Finally, Cowen and Company reiterated an outperform rating on shares of Western Digital Corporation in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in Q4 2016.

Ubisoft to create 1000 jobs in Quebec by opening two new studios

Online services and technologies are one of the videogame industry's main growth and innovation drivers, and Ubisoft Saguenay will be dedicated continuing to develop expertise in this area within the company. Of course it's just as likely to be some tiresome corporate news, another absorbed studio or some such. " Ubisoft has been informed that Guillemot Brothers SE and a bank have entered today into an agreement related to the purchase by Guillemot Brothers SE of a maximum number of ...

Huawei Becomes The Second Largest Smartphone Company In the World

Huawei has, for the first time, surpassed Apple to become the world's second largest smartphone maker after Samsung . According to Counterpoint's Research Director Peter Richardson, Huawei has been able to reach this milestone by rapidly growing its customer base in China, in particular, over the past three to four years.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) — Trending Stock

The firm is expected to announce its next earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. Himax Technologies, Inc. ( HIMX ) held 162.02 million outstanding shares now. US Bancorp DE increased its position in Himax Technologies by 0.7% during the first quarter. This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the previous year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range.

Panasonic P9 launched in India for Rs 6290

The device houses 1GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. The device will be available in two hues- Champagne Gold and Black. For connectivity , this dual SIM smartphone offers 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, FM Radio, USB OTG, a 3.5mm audio jack and a microUSB 2.0 port for charging and data transfer.

BSNL Launches New Rs

BSNL also said that the Rs 429 plan will not be available in the Kerala circle. In a bid to match up with the offerings of private telecom operators like Reliance Jio and Airtel, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ( BSNL ) is offering a new plan at Rs 429.

Latest Euro NCAP results: Full five stars for new Ford Fiesta

However, crash tester Euro NCAP noted that the lack of a standard-fit autonomous emergency braking (AEB) system proved there was still work to be done for Britain's best-selling vehicle. Do Euro NCAP results influence your choice when it comes to buying a new vehicle? The organisatin pinpointed the Picanto , C-Class Cabriolet and Compass as three cars that could improve in that area, particularly when testing with the 10-year-old child dummy.

Logitech Launches MX Ergo Trackball Mouse

And at first glance Logitech appears to be onto something with its new mouse. That's thanks to the integration of an adjustable hinge allowing you to angle the mouse between zero and 20 degrees to become more comfortable. Despite 2017 ushering in smarter AIs and sleeker smartphones, Logitech has made a decision to go a little retro and bring back the trackball mouse with its MX Ergo.

With an average download speed of 18 mbps, Jio continues to be country's fastest network: TRAI

IUC refers to when telecom companies pay their peers for using their network to complete calls and/or other services. According to NDTV reports Airtel saw a decline of 75 percent in its profit at Rs 367 crore in FYQ1 2017 as compared to Rs 1,462 crore in the year-ago quarter after Jio in India came up with highly ambitious jio plans.

Google's new Street View camera rigs are a huge deal - here's why

It might even glean store hours from signs. Google's new set-up is designed with its machine learning programs very much in mind. What do you make of Google's new Street View cameras? Google's machine learning and AI capabilities mean that when photos are captured by a Street View vehicle, algorithms can detect and note relevant street names and numbers, automatically adding them to Google's database.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Closed Higher Than Its 50 Day Average

Press coverage about Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. GSV Capital Corp.is an externally managed, non-diversified closed-end management investment company. (NASDAQ: AAPL ). Levin Strategies Lp owns 2.61% invested in Apple Inc. Moreover, Carl Domino Inc has 2.38% invested in Apple Inc. UBS AG reissued a buy rating and issued a $165.00 target price on shares of Apple in a research report on Thursday, May 11th.

Deep space Voyagers 1 & 2 launched 40 years ago today

The historic Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 missions launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida in 1977. Preparations for the peril at Jupiter ensured that the Voyagers would be well equipped for the rest of their journeys, too.

Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition Announced By Capcom

The Gold Edition (at about $45) and the Not a Hero DLC come out December 12th. The price for the RE7: Gold edition has not been announced, but it is known that the bundle will cover the season pass which pays for all now released DLC plus the upcoming two story campaigns.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Retribution DLC Coming September 12

Players will be able to try out new traps and weapons during the adventure. The final send off being Retribution and the "culmination of our thrilling zombies storyline". As players begin to discover more and more infected crew members, they'll need to battle hordes of the undead to uncover the truth and escape Wyler's films once and for all.

Huawei New Chip Kirin 970 Claims to Beat Apple and Samsung

Yu confirmed. "As we look to the future of smartphones, we're at the threshold of an exciting new era", said Richard Yu, CEO of the Huawei Consumer Business Group, at IFA . "Users are in for much faster (feature) performance, longer battery life and more compact design", said Yu in an interview conducted in the course of the yearly IFA consumer electronics show now being held in Berlin, Germany.

Iowa Man Killed in Early Morning Stabbing in St. Cloud

Inside the house, they found a man who had been stabbed in the torso. The man believed to be responsible is in custody, officers with the St. Cloud Police Department posted on its Twitter page after 9 p.m. Cloud Hospital. Police say the suspect, 22-year-old Robin Hanson , knew the victim. During the argument, Hanson allegedly stabbed the victim. One of the victims is at the Osceola Regional Medical Center and the other is at the St.

How to watch Lenovo K8 Plus launch online

It is priced at Rs. 10999 and it goes on sale tomorrow, i.e. on 7th September 2017 and will be exclusively available on Flipkart . There will also be a 4GB RAM variant of this phone and it will be launched after Diwali. The Lenovo K8 Plus comes with a 5.2-inch full HD IPS display that supports 178-degree viewing angles. The display has a FullHD resolution and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection against nicks and scratches.

Sensex falls 182 points; Nifty breaks 9900

Among top losers were Sun Pharma (-2.64%), Tata Motors (-1.71%), Dr Reddy's Lab (-1.14%), Adani Ports (-0.90%) and HDFC Bank (-0.84%). Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to 19,325.87 and South Korea's Kospi was down 0.3 percent to 2,319.60.

Hosking Partners LLP Has $6.10 Million Stake in Liberty Global PLC (LILAK)

Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC NY's holdings in Liberty Global PLC were worth $3,998,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Corporate insiders own 0.64% of the company's stock. The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $86.00. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock.