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SpaceX to launch Falcon 9 rocket

The satellite launched on Wednesday will provide high-definition broadcasts to the United States and other parts of North America. This is also the second launch attempt this week, after SpaceX successfully launched a mission for client Iridium on Monday. Read More »

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG)

Clearbridge Investments LLC raised its position in shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation by 829,190.9% during the 1st quarter. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation's revenue was up 86.6% on a year-over-year basis. (NASDAQ:QCOM). Rampart Mgmt Ltd Company, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 19,182 shares. It now has negative earnings. Whittier Tru Of Nevada reported 1,000 shares. Read More »

Oculus announces $199 'Oculus Go' standalone headset

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One of the big features of Santa Cruz is its inside-out tracking, meaning that the headset won't require external sensors like the Oculus Rift now does. However, there's a 3.5mm headphone jack for private listening too. Importantly, the Oculus Go uses the same controller input set as the Gear VR and Oculus Go. Read More »

Disney withdraws 'Jack and the Beanstalk' project

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Despite Disney's best intentions, they have announced that their current animation project, Gigantic , has been moved into inactive development. Variety is reporting that the company has halted development on very big, an animated refresh on the classic Jack and the Beanstalk story. Read More »

"Amazon launches 7" waterproof Kindle Oasis with Audible integration, starting at $250

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This year's Oasis has 12 LEDs to last year's ten. And in 2015, a Pew research report on American device ownership showed that e-reader ownership was down significantly from the year prior . Innovating an ereader is a hard task and something Amazon has struggled with in its most recent iterations of the Kindle brand. Yes, it looked nicer but aside from that there wasn't much to get excited about. Read More »

Airtel to launch 4G smartphone at Rs 1399 by Diwali

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Karbonn A40 Indian smartphone comes bundled with a monthly pack of Rs 169 from Airtel. BSNL is in talks with Micromax to bring its own smartphone to offer bundled voice and data services. However, to claim the cash refund benefit, recharges worth Rs3,000 must be done within the first 18 months to claim the first refund instalment of Rs500 and recharges worth another Rs3,000 over the next 18 months to claim the second refund instalment of Rs1,000. Read More »

Earth to witness asteroid swingby over the southern sky on Thursday

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Asteroid 2012 TC4 was discovered on October 4, 2012, by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) observatory in Hawaii. "After that, it becomes possible it could get very close and given the uncertainty of its trajectory you could have a potential impact further down the scale, it's just one of many reasons why the work being done by tracking stations and observatories is so crucial, he explained", Glenn concluded. Read More »

Chelsea react to Charly Musonda's outburst

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Lamisha Musonda previously played for Chelsea but returned to Belgium in 2014. He had an impressive full debut against Nottingham Forest , scoring in the Carabao Cup win last month, but has received no guarantees over playing time under Conte, who recently said of Musonda: "He's trying to work a lot to improve his physical impact". Read More »

Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) Stock Price While Sentiment Increases

As per Tuesday, April 19, the company rating was downgraded by Pacific Crest. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Sunday, August 27. Boothbay Fund Llc owns 25,942 shares or 0.48% of their U.S. portfolio. Lansdowne Prns (Uk) Llp accumulated 211,300 shares. Parkwood Ltd, Ohio-based fund reported 3,482 shares. Read More »

The PC still isn't dead and the market is 'stabilising', says IDC

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The worldwide PC shipments saw a decline for the 12th straight quarter, as per the latest numbers by research firm Gartner. In the U.S. PC's experienced a notable decline with poor notebook shipments but slightly better desktop shipments. The latest quarter continues the trend of a relatively stabilizing PC market after a very hard past few years in which sales continued to plummet each quarter. Read More »

Mahindra unveils KUV100 NXT

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Priced from Rs4.39 lakh to Rs7.33 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai ), the new model, like its predecessor, comes in petrol and diesel power trains. Both the engines come coupled with a five-speed manual transmission. Inside the vehicle, the interiors have been done in all-black, seat fabric has been redone, and a new central console design. Although the introduction of the AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) version of the KUV100 NXT would probably have been the ideal choice at the moment with ... Read More »

Tag: Honor 7X price in India

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The Honor 7X, when it goes on sale, will be available in as many as three colours: Midnight Black, Platinum Gold, and Aurora Blue. The Honor 7X is powered by the Kirin 659 octa-core processor clocked at 2.36GHz and comes coupled with Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. Read More »

'Overwatch' Gets Spooky With 'Halloween Terror' Event

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We're also re-opening our crypt so players can unlock their favorite Halloween-themed items from a year ago along with over 50 new tantalizing treats, including legendary skins like Corsair Ana, Van Helsing McCree, Dragon Symmetra, Cultist Zenyatta, and more", the company noted in its blog post . Read More »

Half of the universe's missing matter pinpointed by scientists

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Models of space claim there should be twice as much regular matter - made up of protons, electrons and neutrons - in space as previous observations have found. So, scientists recreate the Universe inside a computer and study that stimulation. The Edinburgh team put together images of over a million pairs of galaxies for their study, while the French team stacked data on 260,000 pairs. Read More »

Porsche launches a auto subscription service

Porsche has announced a new vehicle subscription program that, for a few thousand dollars a month, will allow customers to swap out among a number of Porsche models as often as they like. While probably more expensive than the typical lease for a single auto lower in Porsche's range, Passport does have some added bonuses. Besides the monthly costs, users will have to fork out $500 for a one-time activation fee. Read More »

Range Rover facelift brings plug-in power, twin touchscreens

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At the back, new exhaust pipes are neatly integrated into the fresh bumper design, while the rear lights have a cleaner, less cluttered look. There have been subtle changes to the exterior of the vehicle, with a refreshed grille and new LED headlights, while the cabin has an adapted version of the twin touch screens found in its smaller brother, the Velar . Read More »

Google can add new features to Android Wear through its app store

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The company has confirmed Android Wear 2.0 devices can now receive updates from the Google Play Store , rather than waiting an eternity for new firmware. An update this past week is proof positive: 2.0-equipped watches got support for third-party chat apps in contacts and fewer accidental launches for the watch face picker. Read More »

Russian Federation 2018 World Cup ticket applications pass 2 million mark

Australia and Syria - the third-placed finishers in the two Asian final-round qualifying groups - play the second leg of their play-off on Tuesday with the score 1-1 after the first leg . Seeding matters in the draw and the top four ranked teams will be put in one pot against the four lower placed teams in FIFA's rankings. AFCON record champions Egypt booked their ticket on Sunday night courtesy of a 95th minute penalty victor by Mohamed Salah. Read More »

New York Mets to Purchase AAA Syracuse Chiefs

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No one like their affiliate to be in Las Vegas due to the high elevation and hot dry weather - it's murder on pitchers - so the Mets will certainly be happy to be gone from there. They were "shoehorned" into Las Vegas, where they subsequently renewed their partnership twice, per the article. We reached out to Rumble Ponies owner John Hughes, who told us the New York Mets franchise asked him not to comment at this time. Read More »

Future of wind energy farms may be on the ocean

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Also, open-water wind farms were seen as better able to capture energy that originates high up in the atmosphere and is transported down to the surface, where turbines may extract it. "Trying to get civilization scale power out of wind is a bit asking for trouble", Caldeira said. But he says the paper's "relevance to energy policy is low" since the notion of building wind farms at sea, at the density envisioned in the paper, is still decades in the future. Read More »

Mumbai attack insight prevented a thousand deaths in Las Vegas: Sheriff

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Speaking on Monday, Lombardo said Campos was shot at 9:59 p.m., six minutes before the gunman began raining bullets on the country music festival. Paddock's final shots were fired at 10:15 p.m., according to police. Conrade said he encountered police officers in the hallway when he tried to leave his room after the gunfire erupted. "He had screwed shut the door - with a piece of metal and some screws", Bitsko stated. Read More »

Snapchat's new Context Cards use Snaps for spontaneous discovery

Swipe up on the Snap on the left, and see the Context Cards with info on your location. But a new update makes them look a whole lot like. But if anyone watching those snaps was interested in visiting those places, they'd likely have to tap a separate app, such as Google or Yelp, for more information. Read More »

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Shares Bought by Moors & Cabot Inc

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Proficio Capital Partners LLC lifted its stake in shares of NVIDIA Corporation by 186.1% in the 1st quarter. With the last stock price close up 24.72% from the two hundred day average, compared with the S&P 500 Index which has increased 0.04% over the date range. Read More »

Jio Payments Bank reportedly launching in December this year

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They also highlighted that, another reason why the launch of the Jio Payment Bank was delayed was because it was coinciding with the delivery process of "India-ka-smartphone" aka the JioPhone ( take a quick look at the JioPhone features ). The delivery of Jio Phones has already started. As the company claims, JioPhone has been booked by millions. The Jio bank will also starts its operations from December month. Read More »

ESL, Hulu partner for eSports TV shows

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Player , Bootcamp , Defining Moments and ESL Replay . Bootcamp: a documentary series that follows one of the great CS:GO teams (The Immortals ) through scrimmages and practice sessions, as well as life at the team house, in the lead-up to the Intel Extreme Masters Oakland tournament at Oracle Arena in November. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting: YouTube bans gun modding tutorials after deadly attack

Initial searches show that some types of gun modification tutorials, including those about bump stocks, are still visible on the video platform. While automatic weapons are illegal in the U.S., modifiers are not. YouTube reacts when clips are flagged as violating its community guidelines , and its global review team evaluates and removes offending content. Following the deadly Las Vegas shooting that involved a firearm containing a bump stock, YouTube has banned videos that show how to ... Read More »

Twitter will let users save tweets to read them later

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Soon this feature will be launched by Twitter in near future which allow the users to keep a separate list of items, they want to see or check back. Chances are that the company might design it according to community feedback. Existing methods of doing this include Direct Messaging themselves the tweet or retweeting, but this isn't ideal and could be much easier. Read More »

IOS 11 - is it worth updating your iPhone?

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And, for some News-Journal e-Edition readers, there came error messages. Apple launches a new version of its own-grown operating system every year - and it often leaves many iPhone and iPad owners deliberating over whether they'll end up regretting updating their expensive devices. Read More »

Gran Turismo Sport Demo Pre-Download Is Live On PlayStation Store

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Recently, we got to see the impressive track list featured in Polyphony Digital's upcoming racing iteration, Gran Turismo Sport . One of the much-awaited highlights of " Gran Turismo Sport " is the PlayStation Virtual Reality (VR) support, making it the first game in the "GT" series' 20-year run to explore the VR platform. Read More »

EA extends 'Star Wars Battlefront II' public beta until Wednesday

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If you didn't get enough rebel-on-galactic action during EA's Star Wars Battlefront II beta this past weekend, you're in luck. Update: Go to the Star Wars Battlefront II Standard Edition Page on the PlayStation Store, scroll down to "Other Extras" to find the multiplayer beta still available for download. Read More »

Samsung phone bursts into flames in man's pocket

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Also the electronics manufacturers that are Seoul-based have been trying to make commercial the optical fingerprint sensors since a long period of time and now planned to implement them the Galaxy S8 lineup. He later told the Daily Mail that he felt a strong sensation of heat and shaking, panicking when he realized he was on fire. We sincerely wish for our customer's swift recovery, and strongly recommend all our consumers to use Samsung's genuine or approved batteries for the ... Read More »

AIM to end in December

Microsoft shutdown MSM Messenger in 2013 and encouraged users to switch to Skype so really AIM has done well to last as long as it has with the modern instant messenger services taking control of the market. Its popularity as a communication tool waned with the rise of text messaging, Google Chat and social networking sites. He added: "If you were a 90's kid, chances are there was a point in time when AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) was a huge part of your life". Read More »