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First and only supermoon of 2017 visible across the world Sunday night

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The next two will occur on January 1, 2018, and January 31. December's Full Moon is traditionally known as the "cold moon". If you stepped outside last night and looked towards the sky you would have been treated to a pretty special sight: the first and only " supermoon " of 2017 lighting up the night sky all across the UAE as a real treat to stargazers. Read More »

New $259 9.7-inch iPad coming in 2018, rumor says

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After launching the 9.7-inch iPad at $329, Apple is set to give another similar surprise to its fans in the year 2018. The current model starts at US$329, so that's a drop of more than 20 percent. At launch, it was the cheapest iPad of its size yet. It's now unclear if the new $259 iPad would be available alongside the $329 model, or if it would eventually replace its predecessor. Read More »

Airtel now offering more data under Rs 349, Rs 549 plans

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Jio Rs 459 plan also offers unlimited SMS in addition to access to other premium Jio apps and services. The only difference between Vodafone and Airtel packages is that Airtel is offering unlimited free calls while Vodafone offers 250 minutes per day or 1000 minutes per week. Read More »

UK Warns Government Agencies not to use Kaspersky Software

The letter , issued by Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the National Cyber Security Centre, said it was being sent because "the issue of supply chain risk in cloud-based products, including anti-virus software, is receiving a lot of attention at the moment". Read More »

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Short Interest Update

It has outperformed by 78.43% the S&P500. Birinyi Associates Inc increased Nvidia Corp ( NVDA ) stake by 24.71% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Salient Capital Advisors Llc holds 5.62% of its portfolio in ONEOK, Inc. Viking Fund Management Llc, a North Dakota-based fund reported 439,700 shares. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating, twenty-four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

Apple rolls out fix for MacBook's security flaw

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All Macs running High Sierra appeared to be affected. MacOS High Sierra has discovered a vulnerability that allows anyone to get extended run as the root user. In a Medium post today, Ergin today said his Twitter disclosure about the Mac bug was met with "many reactions like a blast". However, the bug is not fixed in that case until the user reboots the computer. Read More »

A Reversal for The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Is Not Near. The Formed Double Bottom Chart Pattern

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Colony Group Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.26% or 34,449 shares in its portfolio. The stock increased 2.50% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $6.15. The firm has a market capitalization of $158,310.89, a P/E ratio of 18.39, a P/E/G ratio of 2.23 and a beta of 1.38. Pitcairn Company decreased General Mtrs Co (NYSE:GM) stake by 15,262 shares to 5,764 valued at $201,000 in 2017Q2. Read More »

Palaeontologists discover 300 fossilised pterosaur eggs and skeletons found in China

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Researchers think that the eggs, some juveniles, and adult individuals were washed away from a nesting site during a storm and into the lake where these were preserved and then fossilized. The embryonic bones indicated the hind legs of a baby Hamipterus developed more rapidly than crucial wing elements like the humerus bone, said paleontologist Alexander Kellner of Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro. Read More »

North Korea A 'Grave Threat' To The World, Warns US

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Hoyer said in a statement that the launch of a ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear payload across thousands of miles - far enough to threaten cities in the continental United States - violates global laws and demands a strong worldwide response. Read More »

Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years

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Ever since Voyager 1-NASA's farthest spacecraft- was launched, it has relied on its primary thrusters, called "attitude control thrusters". These thrusters fire in small pulses, lasting mere milliseconds, to subtly rotate the spacecraft so that its antenna points at our planet. Read More »

SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy will carry Musk's Tesla Roadster to Mars

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Musk uncovered that the payload inside the rocket would be his own particular Tesla Roadster (in midnight cherry shading, no less) which dispatch while playing Space Oddity by David Bowie . Although the public announcement shoots for next month, the date is not set in stone, with the ambitious CEO known for getting ahead of himself and periodically missing release dates. Read More »

Look for December's Supermoon this Weekend!

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A supermoon occurs when a full or new moon coincides with the lunar orb being particularly close to earth in its cycle. Supermoons are squishy because there's no official astronomical definition of the term. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, will be residents the only chance this year to see the "supermoon". If you want to celebrate the year's most super supermoon as a holiday for moongazers, I don't see anything wrong with that. Read More »

Google data-saving tool aims to help manage smartphone bills

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Once the Data Saver is turned on, the Datally's Data Saver Bubble which serves like a speedometer will appear when a user goes into an application in which it will show the running data usage of the certain app. Almost most of the app's functions are already built directly into the Android. Apps frequently use data in the background to update content and information. Read More »

Watch Out For Next Few Quarters: Mukesh Ambani On Reliance Jio Profit

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Mukesh Ambani said "I think it is crucial for all Indians to fully understand and internalise and change their mindsets in three defining characteristics of this new age". "We have it in super abundance". "Today, Indians consume more mobile broadband data than users in the U.S. and China.If Data is Destiny, New India is well and truly ready for its new Tryst with Destiny". Read More »

Supermoon 2017: This weekend's moon is the biggest of the year

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Lyle Tavernier, an educational technology specialist at Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, said: 'Full moons can occur at any point along the Moon's elliptical path, but when a full moon occurs at or near the perigee, it looks slightly larger and brighter than a typical full moon'. Read More »

Ford sues wrestling superstar John Cena for selling his GT supercar

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The lawsuit says Cena was obligated to maintain ownership of the vehicle for two years, but instead flipped it for a big profit soon after receiving the auto. prior to unloading it. In the lawsuit, Ford claims it has lost nearly two years of "ambassadorship and brand value" that Cena would have offered by owning the vehicle for the contractually required time. Read More »

Destiny 2: Xur's Location and Exotics List for December 1-5

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Bungie is developing a "Quitter Penalty" system which gives better incentives for completing the match and penalties for quitting mid-match. Masterwork Legendary weapons will drop for characters above 250 Power or they can be upgraded. You may also get them from various Vendors in the game if you are lucky. Bungie's misleading of its player base is not excusable, and I'm certainly not claiming it to be, but I applaud the team for holding their hands up, accepting that they've done wrong, ... Read More »

Unlocked HTC U11 Life scores official Android 8.0 Oreo update

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There aren't any new features in this update, except for the added security measures. HTC U11 Life, which now runs Android Nougat, will get several new features from the latest Android Oreo such as faster booting, latest November security patch, extended battery life by cutting down on unnecessary activities of apps in the background, more fluid experiences to phones and tablets. Read More »

PUBG desert map will get gameplay reveal next week

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We may have to limit it at 30FPS, maybe, but the last time I saw it, it was running at about 30 to 40. That made many Xbox One gamers very excited, but Bluehole didn't talk about the upgrades that PUBG will get on the Xbox One X. Even though it's still in early access and only available on the PC is has sold 10 million+ copies and a few months ago it was announced that it's going to be released on the Xbox One. Read More »

Google Home Max might be released on December 11

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No, it's not confirming the 12/11 release date, but it sure helps back up the original Best Buy listing . The very same date is also referenced in the Google Store, more specifically, with the terms and conditions section of the included YouTube Red promo, according to Droid Life . Read More »

Heartbeat tracker becomes first FDA-approved medical device for the Apple Watch

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That approval lets the company classify Kardiaband as a medical device-something Apple chose not to do with the Apple Watch's built-in heart rate sensor. An earlier version of the KardiaBand has been available in Europe since previous year. The FDA recently cleared AliveCor's electrocardiogram accessory for the Apple Watch , the Mountain View, Calif. Read More »

Stone Age women were tough mothers

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The bones of the prehistoric women were analysed with a desktop laser scanner, while the bones of modern women were studied with a CT scan. The results show that prehistoric women were positively brawny-their arms were nearly uniformly stronger than those of today's champion rowers. Read More »

New (WFC) Holder Davis Capital Partners LLC Upped Holding by $4.95 Million

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Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) has so far tried and showed success to beat the consensus-estimated $1.03, with their earning staying at $1.04 per share. Wells Fargo & Company's dividend payout ratio is 40.31%. Therefore 65% are positive. In case of Revenue Estimates, 20 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Wells Fargo & Company as 22.18 Billion. Read More »

Google Says Apps Can No Longer Put Ads on Your Lock Screen

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While Google has moved to block apps that are not meant to show ads on the lock screen, it is not prohibiting developers of apps whose functionality includes acting as lock screens from doing so. In the latest update to their Google Play Developer policy , Google has begun advising developers that apps that display ads in the lockscreen, unless that app is for a lockscreen, will no longer be allowed on the Play Store . Read More »

LA Auto Show: America spec Nissan Kicks unveiled

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The base Kicks S model receives 16-inch steel wheels, while higher-trim SV and SR models earn 17-inch alloy wheels. The car's design was a collaborative effort between Nissan Design America San Diego and Rio de Janeiro and was overseen by the automaker's gobal design center in Japan. Read More »

Don't miss this year's first and last supermoon

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They appear up to 14% bigger and 30% brighter than normal. In New York City , it will rise on Sunday at 4:59 p.m. local time and set on Monday morning at 7:50 a.m. The closest supermoon recorded in almost 70 years reportedly occurred in November 2016. The full moons on January 2 and January 31 both will be supermoons. Read More »

Microsoft Edge for Android and iPhones now available for everyone

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You can find it on the App Store here . "Your ideas and passion have contributed to an even better app experience". Continue on PC: Go anywhere and pick up where you left off by seamlessly moving content between your mobile device and PC (requires Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update). Read More »

Private sector clamours for spotlight — European Union summit

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On Wednesday, nine European and African nations, along with the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN), agreed to urgently evacuate African migrants trapped in Libya . Zuma said that the Summit would provide South Africa with an opportunity to strongly emphasise the need to change the nature of the relations between the African Union and European Union from a post-colonial model of dependency to a new partnership of interdependence that addresses Africa's ... Read More »

The Apple Watch now has its first FDA-approved medical accessory

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The KardiaBand is the first device to receive FDA clearance with the Apple Watch, the device lets users capture their EKG anytime using the Apple Watch. At least 33 million units of the Watch have been sold, according to Asymco analyst Horace Deidu - Apple itself does not officially release sales figures, nor information on who is buying the Watch. Read More »

Google Hacking Causes Mass Legal Action

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Yet previous year Google agreed to pay $5.5m to settle safari hacking claims in the U.S., during a similar case filed with a DE federal court in 2012. Where and when is this case likely to be heard? In March 2015, the Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom ruled that consumers did have the right to sue Google in the United Kingdom over the alleged misuse of privacy settings. Read More »

Google unveils Datally mobile data management app

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So, it is not an extension of Data Saver for Chrome on Android for instance. Try it out and see if it helps you save on data. Users will also get personalized recommendations for how you can save more. When mobile data network is active, your Instagram, Twitter and Facebook feed will be constantly refreshing, and also looking for notifications. At the time, the data-saving tool was only being beta tested in the Philippines. Read More »

Apple accuses Qualcomm patent infringement in countersuit

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District Court in San Diego, Apple revised its answer to Qualcomm's complaint with accusations of its own. Apple initially rejected Qualcomm's claims, saying that the company's patents were invalid, but now Apple has filed a countersuit claiming that some of Qualcomm's chips violate at least eight of Apple's own battery life patents. Read More »

BMW i8 Roadster and Coupe debut in LA

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To accommodate the new roof, BMW has modified the windshield, providing it with a strengthened frame and beefed up quarter windows. The Roadster further benefits from a specialized rear window. (22-cm) monitor or rotary control via a dial in the center console. The new Roadster model is bringing with it additional changes to the entire i8 range. Read More »

Subaru unveils 2019 Ascent, its largest SUV

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Mated to a Lineartronic CVT and Subaru's symmetrical all-wheel drive system, it will allow the vehicle to tow up to 2,270 kg (5,000 lbs)-unprecedented capacity for a Subaru and great news for camping trailer and boat owners. There's 153.5 cubic feet of passenger volume and two-rows of 60/40 split flat-folding seats that offer up to 72.6 cubic feet of cargo space for gear. Read More »

Android luminary takes leave from phone maker amid controversy

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Rubin's spokesperson Mike Sitrick has denied the connection and told The Information that any relationship that Rubin had while at Google was consensual. Although Rubin left the Android department in 2013, the investigation took place in 2014. Just a few days after that, Rubin left the organization. Essential has also not responded to a request for comment. Read More »

Age of Jesus Christ's Purported Tomb Revealed

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Antonia Moropoulou , chief scientific coordinator of the restoration works, said the testing was consistent with historical beliefs that the Romans built a monument at the presumed tomb during the era of Constantine the Great, circa 326. In October previous year, researchers made a decision to sample mortar between the limestone surface and marble slab of the tomb where Jesus is thought to have been laid to rest. Read More »

Amazon reports record holiday shopping weekend with Echo Dot the bestseller

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Amazon says it broke records over the holiday weekend shopping binge, with millions of Amazon devices sold between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. That means that every year has brought new sales records for the company. The retailer had also heavily pushed its own products on Cyber Monday, offering deep discounts, which could have encouraged more sales. The Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote was also a best-selling device. Read More »

Microsoft adds SAP as cloud partner in battle against Amazon

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Both companies agreed 18 months ago to collaborate to combine Microsoft Office 365 into SAP . McDermott stopped short, though, of saying whether the agreement between the longtime software partners calls on SAP to give Azure preferential treatment over rivals, including Amazon. Read More »

Corvette ZR1 Convertible unveiled at LA Motor Show

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Earlier this month Chevrolet took the covers off the 2019 Corvette ZR1 in Dubai and its following up the debut of the coupe with the Corvette ZR1 convertible . According to Chevrolet, the drop-top ZR1 sprints from 0 to 60 miles per hour (96 km/h) in under 3 seconds and can clear the quarter mile "in the high 10-second range" - we're talking about models that marry the V8 with the eight-speed automatic gearbox. Read More »

ASUS Launches Zenfone Max Plus (M1) Smartphone 18:9 Display

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Asus has launched a new smartphone Zenfone Max Plus (M1 ) in Russian Federation. However, Asus has not revealed any information regarding the pricing and availability of the device. There's a microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 256GB. The primary sensor has PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and the secondary sensor has 120-degree wide-angle lens. Read More »

Identity of Elusive Himalayan Yeti Finally Revealed by Modern DNA Testing

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The remaining sample, a tooth which was on exhibit at the museum of mountaineer Reinhold Messner in the Tyrolean Alps, was found to belong to a domestic dog. Another was a thigh bone fragment from a decayed body found in a Tibetan cave. Scientists on Tuesday said they had uncovered information the legend of the yeti, the giant, apelike beast said to dwell in the Himalayan region. Read More »

Windows UI's "Biggest Change" Since Windows 95 Releasing For Insiders

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In your web browser you might have some default tabs load, or even be organised enough to save tab sets to recall when undertaking various tasks. Once you have opened a new tab you will find the "recent destinations" icons which contain websites and Microsoft apps, scrolling down reveals recent documents, pinned documents, and documents that have been shared with/by the user - on OneDrive for example. Read More »

Biggest Supermoon of year to light up Seoul sky this weekend

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Not only will the supermoon be about 7-percent larger, visually speaking, it'll also be about 16-percent brighter. The astronomical term for a supermoon is "perigee syzygy". As a result of the optical illusion called the Moon Illusion, the full moon can look enormous when rising in the background of faraway objects on the horizon. Read More »

Destiny 2 Stream Will Address Feedback, Future Plans

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Instead of highlighting the armor sets that will be coming with Curse of Osiris , they will now be taking this opportunity to talk about goals for the game, reactions to feedback from fans, and coming Destiny 2 endgame updates. Destiny 2's player base is having something of a crisis of confidence in Bungie at the moment. As it turns out, Destiny 2 was purposefully throttling the amount of experience players were earning when earned in vast quantities - essentially making it take ... Read More »

NASA's Mars soil simulant witnesses earthworm reproduction, crop growth

The result could be crucial as scientists aim to determine whether people can keep themselves alive on the Red Planet by growing their own crops on Mars soil. NASA provided the growth of rucola plants in Mars soil simulant to the researchers, who observed and added worms and pig slurry. These worms also plough the soil, breaking down their structure, and through a specific chemical in their system called drilodefensins, put nutrients back into the soil by digesting nearly every type of ... Read More »