• Google app experiments push the limits of phone photography

    Google app experiments push the limits of phone photography

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    The first app which is... The trio of apps consist of Storyboard , Selfissimo , and Scrubbies . " 'Motion Stills' is an app developed by researchers that converts short videos into cinemagraphs and time lapses using experimental stabilisation and rendering technologies", Google added.
  • Facebook is 'destroying how society works', former executive says

    Facebook is 'destroying how society works', former executive says

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    Palihapitiya said he believes Facebook overwhelmingly does positive good in the world but that he has made a decision to take the money he was paid and put it to use to focus on structural changes that he can control. "This is a global problem", he said. The former Facebook exec told the audience to go look through the database of "shitty, useless, idiotic" tech companies "that have gotten funding" over initiatives like "climate change".
  • Alexa Can Now Wake You Up With Favorite Tunes

    Alexa Can Now Wake You Up With Favorite Tunes

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    The BBC has launched its first voice service for smart speakers. Once enabled through the Alexa app on your smartphone or tablet, you can ask an Echo device for a specific BBC Radio station or podcast. Alexa, Amazon.com's ( AMZN ) voice technology, is helping consumer brands sell more on Amazon.com, according to a new study by Linc Global (cited by CNBC).
  • Drug breakthrough could end Huntington's disease death sentence

    Drug breakthrough could end Huntington's disease death sentence

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    Prof Sarah Tabrizi, the lead researcher and director of the Huntington's Disease Centre at UCL, told the BBC: "I've been seeing patients in clinic for almost 20 years, I've seen many of my patients over that time die". The DNA strand stops the genetic instructions for making the Huntington's protein getting through to manufacturing machinery in brain cells. By targeting and eliminating toxic proteins it also represents a new approach that some believe could help to treat other neurological ...
  • Apple iPhone 2018 models may carry a more significant battery

    Apple iPhone 2018 models may carry a more significant battery

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    However, its battery will still be bigger than the iPhone 8 series. All of this can lead to a reduction in the same 30 percent of Apple iPhone X in the first quarter of 2018 globally, but experts believe that no deficit will not: the smartphone costs too much to demand for it exceeded supply.
  • Google honors physicist Max Born with new Doodle

    Google honors physicist Max Born with new Doodle

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    His contributions were recognized when he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1954. Motivated and impressed by Albert Einstein's research on special relativity, Born began his research on four-dimensional space-time along with Professor Hermann Minkowski and also collaborated with other research institutes including Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru along with Sir C.V.
  • NASA likely to make big announcement about alien life on Thursday

    NASA likely to make big announcement about alien life on Thursday

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    It will take place Thursday, December 14 at 1 p.m. EST. Thanks to Kepler's treasure trove of discoveries , astronomers now believe there may be at least one planet orbiting every star in the sky, the U.S. The planets, which are all between 20 and 50 per cent larger than Earth by diameter, orbit the M dwarf star K2-72, found 181 light years away. Experts from both NASA and Google are expected to be in attendance to explain this latest find, which is speculated to be big news.
  • New Google Maps update will change how you use public transport

    New Google Maps update will change how you use public transport

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    Search engine Google , which has a range of significant apps like Google Maps and Google Play Music, is ready to update its Google Maps service with new features. Google Maps will prompt you to get off the bus or the train at the next stop when you are close to your destination. The new update might be a small one, but is really essential in a person's journey.
  • The Last of Us Part 2 gameplay is coming soon

    The Last of Us Part 2 gameplay is coming soon

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    Neil Druckmann, the writer behind The Last of Us Part II , was asked a bunch of burning questions about the game, including how it will be different from the first . " We've handed off a bunch of levels, there's a bunch of stuff being worked on ", said Druckmann. Regarding the state of development for the game, Neil Druckmann gave a vague 50 to 60 percent figure stating that they are now in a part of the development which is the most tricky for the team.
  • 'Street Fighter' 30th anniversary collection is coming in 2018

    'Street Fighter' 30th anniversary collection is coming in 2018

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    In addition, Street Fighter 2: Hyper Fighting , Street Fighter Alpha 3 , Street Fighter 3: Third Strike and Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo will all have online play . The original Street Fighter turned 30 this year, and Capcom is marking it in style. if a little late. The collection will also feature an interactive Museum with concept art, character bios , and trivia facts for each game release that gamers can explore with an interactive timeline .
  • How to watch the Geminids; the best meteor shower of the year

    How to watch the Geminids; the best meteor shower of the year

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    The Geminid meteor shower is nearly two centuries old, and its first recorded observation was in 1833 from the Mississippi River, USA. "The thin, waning crescent Moon won't spoil the show". To keep them treats going, there isn't a better way to say goodbye to 2017 than by witnessing one of the most lovely meteor showers - the Geminids. "Phaethon's nature is debated", explains Cooke.
  • B-1B bomber joins US-South Korea drills as tensions…

    B-1B bomber joins US-South Korea drills as tensions…

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    Security Council meeting, to speak of a world "closer to war". Feltman's trip coincided with with the annual Vigilante 18 military drill held by the US and South Korea , which the US Air Force says is created to boost the "combat effectiveness" of the alliance.
  • Emails reveal follow-up after Trump Jr.'s Russian Federation meeting

    Emails reveal follow-up after Trump Jr.'s Russian Federation meeting

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    Goldstone's emails were raised at Wednesday's classified congressional hearing with Trump Jr , who said he couldn't recall the interactions, insiders told CNN . But her denial is inconsistent with previous reporting and with what Simpson, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, told the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) in a closed-door interview last month.
  • Twin Tree Management LP Holds Holding in Nvidia Corp (Put) (NVDA)

    Twin Tree Management LP Holds Holding in Nvidia Corp (Put) (NVDA)

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    About 11.67M shares traded. NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA ) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $26 target in Friday, August 7 report. Canaccord Genuity has "Buy" rating and $225.0 target. As per Friday, November 6, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley.
  • Striking NASA satellite views of the California wildfires

    Striking NASA satellite views of the California wildfires

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    Thursday is a historically risky day in Southern California with wildfires raging near Los Angeles and San Diego. Two International Space Station crews are preparing to swap places at the orbital lab next week. Bresnik's camera wasn't the only one in space to capture images of the fire. The ESA image shows the burn scar on the fire's second day, a powerful indication of how fast the blaze devastated the Ventura County hills.
  • Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

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    Tarbox Family Office invested in 0.01% or 139 shares. Netflix, Inc .'s now has a PEG ratio of 3.06 where as its P/E ratio is 187.55. (NASDAQ: NFLX ). Comparatively, Netflix, Inc . posted earnings of $0.3 per share in the same quarter previous year. NFLX's profit will be $181.75M for 111.07 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality.