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Surprise, Cyberpunk 2077 Will Almost Certainly Be at E3 2018

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Until CD Projekt RED officially announces that Cyberpunk 2077 will appear at E3, there is absolutely no certainty that this will happen. Again and back to the "remember" part, CD Projekt RED has reactivated Cyberpunk's Twitter profile, "beeping" out without any followup. Read More »

Scientists hail European ban on bee-harming pesticides

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The new regulation will be adopted in the coming weeks and will be applicable by the end of 2018. Bees help pollinate 90 per cent of the world's major crops, but in recent years have been dying off from "colony collapse disorder", a mysterious scourge blamed partly on pesticides. Read More »

Facebook Testing A 'Dislike' Button

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The social media giant is testing out a "downvote" feature , that enables users to vote down comments they see as "bad". It could be great for getting rid of those pesky fake news posts, but it could also be used for trolling and it could turn Facebook into something more similar to Reddit , which is not everyone's cup of tea. Read More »

Syrian army says 'enemy' rocket attacks strike at military bases

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The origins of the attacks are still unclear, but come several weeks after Russian Federation and Syria said Israeli warplanes struck an air base in the Syrian province of Homs. The Israeli military has launched attacks against various targets inside Syria from time to time, which Damascus believes are aimed at boosting terrorist groups in the face of major gains by the Syrian army. Read More »

Fitbit (FIT) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

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Six analysts have provided estimates for Fitbit's earnings. VOLATILITY FACTOR: The stock remained 2.73% volatile in recent week and indicated 3.71% volatility in last month. Bank of America reaffirmed an "underperform" rating on shares of Fitbit in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. Institutional investors now hold around $679 million or 66.1% in FIT stock. Read More »

Fuchsia OS spotted on Android Open Source Project with Android Runtime

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A tweet by XDA Developer's Editor-in-chief Mishaal Rahman suggests that Fuchsia OS will come with support for native Android apps . Google has spent a lot of time developing Android for different platforms, and the idea of a new OS replacing what's now the most used mobile operating system in the world seems ridiculous. Read More »

Nvidia (NVDA) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

About 451,663 shares traded. (NYSE:PANW) has risen 60.50% since April 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.77% the S&P500. Hsbc Public Limited Co stated it has 0.71% in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA). Insiders sold 94,959 shares of company stock worth $22,692,182 over the last three months. NVIDIA Corporation registered $22.84 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 7 sales since December 13, 2017. Read More »

Asaram convicted in rape case

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Two of Asaram's aides were also convicted and sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment each, India Today said. "Shilpi and Sharad have also been directed to pay Rs one lakh fine each", defence lawyer Sushma Dhara had said. After the conviction of self-styled godman Asaram in a 2012 rape case, Shahjahanpur district administration has stepped up security around the house of the victim. Read More »

Idea Cellular Q4 net loss widens to Rs 962 crore

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However, the Q4FY18 net loss narrowed from loss of Rs 1,284.5 crore of the preceding quarter. The market leader Bharti Airtel reported a Rs652-crore net loss for its India business, before exceptional items, hurt by cuts in global termination rates interconnection usage charges, besides the ongoing price war. Read More »

As of May, 2 The EPS for Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) Expected At $

Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated a market perform rating on shares of Tesla Motors in a research report on Tuesday, October 25th. Private Advisor Group Limited stated it has 4,751 shares. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 213,861 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock valued at $55,451,000 after purchasing an additional 64,712 shares during the period. Read More »

Nixxes Software working alongside Nvidia on Shadow of the Tomb Raider PC

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These last few weeks have been brimming with Shadow of the Tomb Raider stories. The game is being worked on by Eidos Montreal in collaboration with Crystal Dynamics. Kotaku's Keza MacDonald said though the action feels very familiar, the game's tone is a little different. When Destructoid posed the question at a recent event, Eidos developers explained that the team wanted to do something different after finishing work on Deus Ex : Mankind Divided , and that the studio's experience with ... Read More »

IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad defeat Rajasthan Royals by 11 runs

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Williamson admitted that he took a gamble by letting part-time off-spinner Yusuf Pathan bowl against risky batsman Ben Stokes and Rahane in the 11th over. It could have been very different though as Archer found Williamson's edge in the fifth over, only for Rahul Tripathi to drop a regulation chance at slip. Read More »

'Pink Moon' 2018: April's Full Moon Rises This Sunday

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The moon is also called the Sprouting Grass Moon, the Egg Moon and the Fish Moon - names given to the moon by early Colonial Americans who learned those names from local Native American tribes , according to The Old Farmer's Almanac . You might think that " pink moon " is just a name, but there is in fact a big chance that we will actually see a moon that is pink. The May full moon is known as the Flower Moon for all the flowers that bloom during that month. Read More »

Pakistan, India to take part in first ever joint military exercises

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Officials quoted by PTI said that India's participation in the exercise was confirmed by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during a meeting of SCO Defence Ministers in Beijing last week. Till April 21, Pakistan has violated ceasefire 650 times in Jammu and Kashmir, which has led to 31 casualties, including 16 security personnel. This will on one hand bring two hostile neighbours, Pakistan and India, close to each other, which may help in bringing diplomatic thaw in relations stalemated since ... Read More »

All villages in India are now electrified, claims government

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The World Bank said in a report a year ago that globally 1.06 billion people had no electricity, with India and Nigeria topping the list of most power-deficient countries. Thanks to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the target has been achieved before the deadline. "PM @NarendraModi made a promise from the rampart of the Red Fort on 15th Aug 2015, to electrify all unelectrified villages. Read More »

United States may tell asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico

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The administration of President Donald Trump has described the group as a threat , and Attorney General Jeff Sessions called the caravan as "a deliberate attempt to undermine our laws and overwhelm our system". The migrants, too, have lawyers on their side. "We are the bearers of awful news", Los Angeles lawyer Nora Phillips said during a break from legal workshops for the migrants at three locations in Tijuana, Mexico, where about 20 lawyers offered free information and advice. Read More »

Blue Origin To Launch New Shepard Spaceship In Year's First Test

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tweeted on Friday that his aerospace company will be conducting its eighth test flight on Sunday, which will also be its first for 2018. However, these space vehicles will have to launch in an FAA-licensed port, and that individuals who will fly will have to provide their informed consent on the risks associated with an experimental license. Read More »

Australian government pledges $535m for Great Barrier Reef

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Oliver Lanyon, Senior Ranger in the Great Barrier Reef region for the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, takes photographs and notes during an inspection of the reef's condition in an area called the "Coral Gardens" located at Lady Elliot Island and 80 kilometres north-east from the town of Bundaberg in Queensland, Australia , June 11, 2015. Read More »

Gaia Creates Largest Map Of Milky Way Galaxy

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The map reveals the locations of almost 1.7 billion stars alongside high-precision measurements of many other objects within our Solar System. Gaia is the name of the space observatory whose mission is to survey more than one billion stars in our galaxy and its local neighbourhood. Read More »

NASA cancels the only rover mission to Moon

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Under the Resource Prospector mission, NASA would have sent a lunar rover to the polar regions of the moon to study about the water as well as other deposits on and just beneath the lunar surface. In the letter LEAG says that the Resource Prospector mission was moved from NASA's human exploration budget to its science budget, it says that this was a mistake. Read More »

Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot — Honda

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Honda Motor by 0.3% during the third quarter. Regentatlantic Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Honda Motor during the fourth quarter valued at $274,000. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.33. Consolidated sales revenue for the quarter rose 4.0 percent to 3.91 trillion yen from 3.76 trillion yen in the year-ago period, due primarily to ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 coming to India on May 17

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The company has also joined their hands with Marvel Studios to launch a OnePlus 6 x Marvel Avenger Limited Edition in India. This phone will look the same as regular variants. But we can at least speculate OnePlus to add a lot of Avengers-themed goodies into the OnePlus 6 x, including an Avengers : Infinity War theme and wallpapers, and not to forget the box might also have a surprise accessory like the "Secret Message prism" that we got inside the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition's box. Read More »

Stock under Discussion: Opko Health Inc (OPK)

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of OPKO Health from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. On Thursday, April 19th, Phillip Md Et Al Frost acquired 10,000 shares of OPKO Health stock . OPK is raking in trailing 12 months revenue which is around 193.7 million. Analysts anticipate that Opko Health will post ($0.05) EPS for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Eddie Alvarez Wants To Welcome Nate Diaz Back To The UFC

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The Russian fighter was initially scheduled to square off with Max Holloway for the title of the UFC lightweight champion in NY, but Holloway did not pass the weighing procedure and doctors ordered him against the fight. Iaquinta took Nurmagomedov the distance and even stopped the Dagestan native's takedowns late in the fight, but was never close to winning on scorecards. Read More »

Facebook to require authorisation and labels for political adverts

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Also, although data collection through friends was disabled in 2014, Facebook can still gather (limited) data on non-users if their friends upload all their contacts. Mr Schroepfer said Facebook had legal certification that the data had been deleted in 2015, but admitted he was disappointed by the way Facebook had handled disinformation campaigns on the platform, notably from Russian Federation. Read More »

What's in Microsoft's Windows 10 April 2018 Update, slated for release Monday

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Microsoft will also introduce a Timeline feature that was originally planned for the Fall Creators Update . Mehdi highlighted some of the new features of the new version of Windows 10 in the blog post . Timeline goes back a total of 30 days, and it incorporates a number of Windows 10 apps . "This page enables you to ensure policies, settings , and apps can be provisioned on the device during that out-of-box experience before the user gets to the desktop and begins interacting with ... Read More »

Stocks Movement Analysis: Vale SA (VALE), Intel Corporation

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About 3.68M shares traded. Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:IOVA) has risen 116.45% since April 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.63% the S&P500. Finally, AMG Funds LLC increased its stake in shares of Intel by 0.5% during the second quarter. Deutsche Bank maintained Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) on Monday, January 4 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

'Fortnite' Season 4 Teaser Suggests Possible Superhero Theme

In addition, Epic Games also enabled the "Repair the Shelter" option to be activated right after players change the system. But they also revealed that it's not Tilted Towers that is being obliterated by the meteors like everyone has been saying and speculating, it's good ol' Dusty Depot . Read More »

Clovis Oncology (CLVS) Downgraded by BidaskClub

CLVS underperformed by 32.98% the S&P 500. ( CLVS ) by 21.36% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ: CLVS ) for 603,672 shares. (NASDAQ: CLVS ) is awaited On May, 2., as reported by RTT. Metropolitan Life Ins stated it has 0.01% in Clovis Oncology, Inc . Clovis Oncology, Inc ., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on acquiring, developing, and commercializing anti-cancer agents in the United States, Europe, and internationally.The company has $2.40 billion ... Read More »

BMW Concept iX3 Range Sound Promising?

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BMW iX3 will rival against the Jaguar I-Pace crossover. In fact, there's a possibility that under President Trump, American tariffs against Chinese-made goods could rise, leaving BMW to absorb any the additional costs it may encounter. He added that the quality of the vehicle is their main concern and the customers won't be bothered by where it is made. Sitting beneath the bodywork of the iX3 is an electric powertrain delivering 270 hp and paired to a 70-kWh battery. Read More »

ExoMars Sends First Images From New Orbit

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The image is assembled from three images in different colours that were taken nearly simultaneously on 15 April and the team hope to fully automate the image production process so that the data can be quickly distributed to the science community for analysis, added Thomas. Read More »