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Is dust what's dimming Tabby's Star?


The astronomers who published the study point to a smoking gun . The latest findings, published in the Astrophysical Journal , indicate that the long-term dimming is due to the effect of obscuring streams of dust. Supplementing the space telescopes, researchers also observed the star in visible light during the same period using AstroLAB IRIS, a public observatory with a 27-inch-wide (68 centimeter) reflecting telescope located near the Belgian village of Zillebeke. Lire la suite »

Snap Has Sold More Than 150000 Snapchat Spectacles


At a retail price of $130, that translates into roughly 106,200 units in the first half of 2017. Considering all of the fanfare that Snap gave to its heavily hyped Spectacles launch, the product is selling at a slower rate than many would probably guess. Lire la suite »

ABC Digital Launches Six-Part 'Grey's Anatomy' Web Series


Post-Op, which will run for six episodes, is hosted by Gordon James , an actor known for his recurring role as Nurse Gregory on Grey's . Each week leading up to the 300 episode, which happens November 9, James will be joined by cast, writers, producers and crew members as they look back at over a decade's worth of memorable moments. Lire la suite »

Liberty Media Corporation - Ser (NASDAQ:FWONK) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

The stock last traded at $39.08 which is just a bit higher than $37.57, the stock's 50 day moving average and which is significantly higher than the 200 day moving average of $35.14. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 11.47% of the company's stock. FWONA has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Pivotal Research upped their price objective on Liberty Media Corporation from $51.00 to $54.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on ... Lire la suite »

Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Gravitational-Wave Pioneers


Predicted by Albert Einstein a century ago as part of his theory of general relativity , gravitational waves are "ripples" in space-time - the theoretical fabric of the cosmos. The road to the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics ran through the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The winners of the Nobel Prize were three professors emeritus at the two institutions, California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lire la suite »

Google Home Mini and Google Home Max smart speakers announced


Board member Rick Osterloh said at today's event that smartphones are reaching parody on the specs , meaning that all smartphones released will have similar specs . Here's our guide on how to pre-order the new phones . There are trade-in and financing options available straight from Google as well. For a limited time, customers that buy a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL will get a free Google Home Mini . Lire la suite »

10 millions d'Américains ont vu les publicités russes sur Facebook


Des copies des 3.000 publicités à caractère politique diffusées sur Facebook par des internautes russes autour de l'élection présidentielle américaine de 2016 vont être remises lundi au Congrès américain, a annoncé le réseau social. Par ailleurs, Facebook prévoit d'imposer de nouvelles restrictions aux annonceurs. La firme américaine compte ainsi recruter un millier d'employés supplémentaires pour vérifier le contenu des publicités et s'assurer qu'elles respectent les conditions ... Lire la suite »

RBI maintains status quo on repo rates


The repo rate - the rate at which the central bank lends to commercial banks - stands at 6.0 percent - a 6½ year low - from 6.25 percent earlier. A committee set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI ) on Wednesday recommended linking bank lending rates to a market benchmark in a bid to hasten monetary policy transmission as well improve transparency in rate setting by lenders. Lire la suite »

Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 to fix cellular issues


Today, Apple released watchOS 4.0.1, which is meant to fix cellular issues that have been present on the Apple Watch Series 3, which was released last month . That's expected to arrive in watchOS 4.1. As far as we can tell from the release note, the only thing the update does is address the aforementioned LTE issue. Lire la suite »

Helio Castroneves to join Penske/Acura sportscar programme


Castroneves is expected to partner with young American sports auto star Ricky Taylor in the second Acura Team Penske ARX-05 Daytona Prototype global. After 20 years, including 18 seasons with Roger Penske, the team confirmed Wednesday the long-held assumption that Castroneves will be leaving his full-time ride in the Verizon IndyCar Series to join Penske's reinvigorated sports auto program. Lire la suite »

Myles Garrett announces he's back for Browns


He was part of a first-round class for the Browns that included Miami tight end David Njoku and MI safety Jabrill Peppers, while the organization also landed Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer - who's already seen a vast amount of playing time this season - in the second round. Lire la suite »

News Corp backs Google policy on free news


Google also plans to launch free software in the coming months for publishers that enables users to pay for content with credit card information that they've previously supplied to the search giant. But digital subscriptions are rising rapidly for major established newspapers. News Corp said it had been involved in serious direct negotiations with Google about the future of content and about their relationship. Lire la suite »

Tinder adds Reactions to help you make a point in chats


The Menprovement Initiative is now underway. In conjunction with the update, comedian Whitney Cummings has been named Tinder's Douchebag Expert. It's simple. It's sassy. If you use the dating app Tinder chances are you never know quite what you're going to get with each profile you swipe through. Lire la suite »

Latest Update Brings PlayStation 4 Pro Update at Last


In terms of size, the update isn't that big and hovers around 140MB, though it does check for 20GB of available space. Patch 1.51 has also been released and improves general stability. The game has sold more than 10 million copies across PC, PS4 and Xbox One. This will likely be the last major update that the game will receive outside of a potential Xbox One X patch, as it originally launched in 2015 and already received countless updates post-launch. Lire la suite »

New $99 Google Daydream View VR headset announced with three new colors

According to Google Blog the updated Daydream View will be compatible with the recently announced Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL as well as any other Daydream-ready device, and will be priced at $99. You'll naturally be able to pick it up from the Google Store , and it'll also make it to retailers like Best Buy and should be available in both Best Buy stores and on Best Buy's website, catering to both consumers who want to pick it up physically and order it from the convenience of their home. Lire la suite »

Google présente ses nouveaux Pixel 2 et Pixel 2 XL

Le Pixelbook de Google existe bel et bien. Pour revenir sur le Pixelbook , il s'appuie sur un écran tactile de 12.3 pixels (au ratio 3:2). Le premier a un écran HD OLED de 5 pouces, contre une dalle QHD+ de 6 pouces pour le second. Lire la suite »

Drilling Down Into Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

Among 6 analysts covering FTI Consulting ( NYSE:FCN ), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. CHRS was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 7, 2016. It also upped Exxon Mobil Corp. Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) was raised too. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company had 56 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Lire la suite »

Alphabet's DeepMind forms ethics unit for artificial intelligence


Now, the DeepMind Ethics & Society unit hopes to unravel some of the biggest ethical quandaries posed by the creation of artificial intelligence to pave the way for "truly beneficial and responsible AI". As such, DeepMind, an AI research company now housed under Google parent company Alphabet, has established a new unit dedicated to answering questions about the effect the technology might have on the way we live. Lire la suite »

HP refreshes its flagship Spectre, Spectre x360 laptops


The Spectre 13 will be available in Ceramic White with polished Pale Gold accents, or in Dark Ash Silver with polished Copper accents. But what really impresses is the power packed into the Spectre 13. While it's still offered in 1080p and 4K, the FHD model is now being offered with an option for the company's Sure View screens, which is meant to protect from visual hacks, or the ability of someone to look over your shoulder while you're working on something sensitive. Lire la suite »

Galaxy Note 8 has the best camera in the world, Report

These cameras have now become one of the deciding factors for buying a smartphone because people do look at the smartphones as a replacement for point-and-shoot cameras and even DSLRs in extreme cases. However, it scored only 84 in video department with 80 points in exposure and contrast, 86 in colour, 65 in autofocus, 47 in texture, 73 in noise, 80 in artifacts, and 81 in stabilisation. Lire la suite »

Le Range Rover Sport restylé et électrifié


Land Rover a dévoilé son 1er modèle hybride rechargeable. Le week-end dernier, nous évoquions le très probable changement de nomenclature des gammes au sein du groupe Jaguar - Land Rover . Ce modèle allie un moteur Ingenium turbocompressé à 4 cylindres de 2,0 litres avec un moteur électrique (alimenté par une batterie de 13,1 kWh sous le plancher du coffre) pour générer une puissante totale de 398 chevaux et un couple remarquable de 472 livres-pied. Lire la suite »

Indian govt to raise about Rs 11370 crore from GIC Re's IPO


Four other state-owned insurers including National Insurance and New India Assurance are set to tap the stock market later this fiscal year ending in March. High valuations of share sales have however concerned some investors. GIC writes reinsurance for every non-life and over half of the Indian life insurers. Lire la suite »

Stranger Things gets an official game ahead of Season 2 premier


A nice touch is that Netflix and the developers aren't planning to abandon the game after the second season of the show premiers. Now, purists may balk that the game replicates 16-bit graphics rather than '80s appropriate 8-bit graphics, but there is certainly a charm to the game's visuals that envokes the same retro vibes that the Stranger Things show is infamous for. Lire la suite »

Dropbox Redesigned After 10 Years With a Focus on Creativity


Dropbox has revamped its brand and has become vibrant with the inclusion of a lot more colors. The cloud storage company announced an overhaul after 10 years, with a focus on creativity. You can find out more about Dropbox's new design here. Dropbox has announced 'the biggest change' for the file-sharing platform in its 10-year history. Lire la suite »