Sci-tech

by | December 15, 2017 | 06:53

Traders bought 2,571 put options on the company. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) now has 2.96 million shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $291.10B. 877.29 million shares or 0.13% more from 876.16 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Regardless of which metric you utilize, a firm understanding of the concept of volatility and how it is measured is essential to successful investing.

by | December 15, 2017 | 06:24

The on-demand video ad option has been in testing for a few weeks ahead of today's launch, with 2 out 4 users accepting the reward offer, and about 90 percent watching at least 15 seconds of the ad. (The ads themselves may actually be 30 seconds in length, depending on the advertiser, but users can skip the rest and unlock the session after 15 seconds).

by | December 15, 2017 | 06:22

The update , not yet available on Windows Phone or iOS devices, was spotted by keen Reddit users . Plus, you will be able to communicate with players in the Party chat even though you are away from your Xbox. First up you'll need the Xbox Beta app , which Microsoft uses to test "new capabilities". Today, the redesigned app is coming to all users on Android and iOS.

by | December 15, 2017 | 03:13

Redbox has inked deals for the service with Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 20th Century Fox and Universal Pictures. Though this service might sound similar to Netflix or Hulu at first, it more closely resembles what the Google Play Store and PlayStation Store offer.

by | December 15, 2017 | 00:11

This has been made possible by a Nano Carbon Magnesium full metal alloy build, which not only offers high strength but also helps reduce weight. LG has taken the covers off its refreshed lightweight Gram laptop, which now sport Intel's eighth-generation Core i7 and Core i5 CPUs.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:18

Now, Google has kept its promise, and launched the Google Maps Go app . Google Maps Go offers numerous same features as the version of Google Maps we're all familiar with, including location information, real time traffic updates and directions.

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:08

During my time using the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition, I was often torn between whether to use the case or not because I couldn't decide which look I liked better. The biggest difference is the color of the new OnePlus 5T . In addition to the paint job, OnePlus added subtle detailing touches in the form of a black power button, SIM tray, and volume rocker.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:57

In addition to the standard version of Titan Quest , there's also a Collector's Edition up for grabs. Notably, the console release doesn't seem to include the game's most recent expansion, Titan Quest: Ragnarök, which was released on PC last month.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:09

In the consumer tech category, the third most search gadget by the general public was Nintendo Switch. Other terms and names that made the top 10 list for all searches are: Hurricane Irma , coming in at number one, followed by, Los Vegas Shooting, Hurricane Harvey and the Solar Eclipse.

by | December 14, 2017 | 15:34

The Nokia 8 is now the only dual-camera smartphone that has been released by HMD global . Recent leaked renders also show a large bulge on the Nokia 9's back, hinting that it would have bigger camera sensors. The only dual camera smartphone that Nokia has launched is Nokia 8, and it comes with identical field of view on both sensors. Last week we reported that Xiaomi has started looking for beta testers of the Mi A1 smartphone for the latest Android Oreo update.

by | December 14, 2017 | 14:23

There's a new patent out for Samsung featuring a smartphone with a screen that wraps around the edge and partly onto the back of the device, as discovered by LetsGoDigital . The second screen of Meizu Pro 7 can be used to display notifications, time, weather and music. Nonetheless, it's interesting to see all the smartphone possibilities that Samsung has been working on.

by | December 14, 2017 | 11:40

It's an S Pen, so while it's smaller, it doesn't require a battery and it fits inside of a holster in the device. The Samsung Notebook 9 models come with tilting screens and can be configured with up to 16GB DDR4 RAM . The 15-inch model will also include an optional Nvidia's MX150 discrete graphics chip, but both models will only feature 1920 x 1080 panels. The 75W Hexacell battery should include a battery life boost, but the company is only committing to a vague "always-on power", ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:59

Here is the current best price Nintendo Switch available now in the United States or the UK. In addition, the Utopia Stadium and Farmstead have been optimized for Nintendo Switch , and field texture visuals have been bumped up with Champion's Field and Wasteland as well.

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:54

While I only got to check out the cooperative multiplayer portion of Metal Gear Survive , there is a fully fledged single-player component. After getting pulled through a wormhole, players will not only have to hunt for food, water and other resources, but also have to fight off risky threats - such as zombies.

by | December 14, 2017 | 09:06

The bug in iOS 11 was giving unauthorised access to the Home app, and according to Apple's Security update page, it could allow a "remote attacker" to unexpectedly alter the application state. Apple has now reportedly fixed the issue with iOS 11.2.1, although the fix has not been mentioned it explicitly in its update log. It is advisable to use a Wi-Fi connection to download the over-the-air update.

by | December 14, 2017 | 04:49

The 2015 rules barred broadband providers from blocking or slowing down access to content or charging consumers more for certain content. The rules allowed service providers to be regulated, preventing those companies from blocking or throttling access based on the site a paying subscriber visits and furthermore preventing providers from charging more for access to any given site.

by | December 14, 2017 | 04:14

Ubisoft has just announced that it will launch, on December 14th, a free Predator special event. This is far from the first time that Predator has been featured in video games, with the most recent being as a DLC character in NetherRealm's Mortal Kombat X.

by | December 14, 2017 | 03:13

Paramount Pictures has debuted an action-packed new trailer for Annihilation , an upcoming sci-fi film from the writer and director of 2015's Ex Machina , Alex Garland . The "things aren't what they seem" unease is there in the trailer. According to reports , producer disagreements - including a behind-the-scenes tug-of-war on how the movie should have ended - led to a stalemate that ultimately pushed the film's studio, Paramount, to cut the unconventional distribution deal with Netflix ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 01:00

Synaptics Clear ID In-display fingerprint technology allows users to securely unlock the device in situations including while it's sitting on the table, at any angle, or while in a auto mount. However, chances are that Synaptics is referring to an Android manufacturer this time. Clear ID is expected to be the same familiar fingerprint scanner , however it no longer takes up a spot on the almost invisible bezel trend of 2018, a shift we've seen in every new phone ( with a few exceptions ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 23:12

A company spokesperson is refuting the allegations by saying, "We have experienced negative stories about Tidal since its inception, and we have done nothing but grow the business each year". The company's financial problems are no doubt disturbing to Sprint after the cell service provider invested $200 million at the beginning of the year.

by | December 13, 2017 | 21:32

Android 6.0, on the other hand, is the most used version of Android right now, powering almost 30% of all Android devices as of December 2017. If you have a bunch of smart home gadgets and want a quick way to pair them together, simply ask Google Assistant .

by | December 13, 2017 | 18:38

The design process at Apple balances creating ground-breaking technology against the manufacturing challenge of finding suppliers who can provide the number of components needed to put new features inside millions of handsets. The lasers will also be used for 3D sensors in AirPods, Apple's wireless headphones. Apple said the technology is "better performing, more compact and cost-efficient" that standard edge-emitting lasers.

by | December 13, 2017 | 18:15

According to the decision taken by FIFA's Disciplinary Committee, Nigeria will forfeit three points and three goals to Algeria in addition to a fine of CHF 6,000 (N2,175,660). "However, this is a grave error and somebody must be punished". Pinnick said: "I want to assure that persons responsible for this slip would not be given just a slap on the wrist".

by | December 13, 2017 | 13:07

Android users were able to pre-register their apps before their official release. The new pre-order feature can potentially be used by game developers to leverage on their popularity (or rather hype) and score some early downloads . Reports suggest the app was available on Apple store after cropping up just a week ago. "Get the app and enjoy Amazon Originals, along with popular moves and TV shows".

by | December 13, 2017 | 12:53

Wellcome Trust Ltd who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $89.43 billion market cap company. Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 0, a price to book ratio of 0.63, and a price to sales ratio of 1.77.