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Committee OKs Tillerson For Secretary Of State

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Elon Musk has recently shocked his fans after public endorsing Rex Tillerson earlier this week. Confirming Rex Tillerson is a awful start. Musk has made social media overtures to Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson. Musk has been a vocal supporter of a carbon tax, and has repeatedly referred to carbon emissions as an "unpriced externality". "Secretary-designate Tillerson visited the State Department today for briefings", the State Department spokesman said without ... Read More »

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard The First DLC Is Almost Here

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More specifically, the patch comes with an added support for the game's soon-to-be-released downloadable content (DLC) titled "Banned Footage Vol. 1" which will be released on Tuesday, Jan. And so I lined up this past Monday night at my local GameStop to pick up a copy of "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard " immediately upon its release. " Banned Footage Vol. Read More »

USDA Scientists Told Not to Publicly Share Their Work

Memos obtained by various media outlets show that scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Agriculture are now blocked from communicating with the public and the press. "ARS has not blacked out public information", Chavonda Jacobs-Young wrote in the email. Young stressed during a phone call with reporters Tuesday evening that his guidance does not place a gag order on publication to scientific journals, does not place a blanket freeze on press releases , or ... Read More »

Japan launches first military communications satellite

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The launch of the Kirameki-2 satellite comes amid tensions with China in the East China Sea over conflicting claims of sovereignty over an island and tension with North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear program. China also increased its activity in the military sector near South China Sea that became a challenge to US. China's first aircraft carrier, the Soviet-built Liaoning, was accompanied by several warships as it sailed through the passage between the Japanese Southwestern islands of ... Read More »

Extra Alphabets Added To Life's Genetic Code

In addition to G, T, C and A, these new organisms also hold as two synthetic bases called X and Y in its genetic code that was first synthesised by TSRI professor Floyd Romesberg and his colleagues in 2014. The team from the US, China and France have published their work in PNAS journal . "E$3 volution works by starting with something close, and then changing what it can do in small steps", Romesberg told Ian Sample at The Guardian . Read More »

Horizon Zero Dawn Has One Missing Feature That Will Delight Its Players

It's worth mentioning you get the slim version of the console so it's not the bigger Pro version. It's accompanied by its trusty friend, the revised edition of the DualShock 4 controller. The free games are only playable while your subscription is active. Sony Interactive Entertainment has just announced that coinciding with the launch of Horizon Zero Dawn on March 1 , will be released a pack of PS4 console next to the game of Guerrilla Games. Read More »

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Analyst Estimates And Rating

On the same day, Michael W. Lamach, chairman and chief executive officer, and Susan K. Carter, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will hold a conference call for analysts and investors, beginning at 10 a.m. JP Morgan analysts disclosed their opinion on Cisco Systems, Inc . Cisco Systems had a return on equity of 17.50% and a net margin of 21.73%. The company's past year sales total was 11.93 Billion. Read More »

Google I/O 2017 happening on May 17 to 19, venue also confirmed

Google sent out a tweet today that led developers on a scavenger hunt that revealed clues about the date and location for the 2017 Google I/O developer event. In Google I/O 2017 official website, they didn't mention about dates and schedule. In past year meet they have released 'Android N' later on it is named as Nougat. Read More »

1 million Washingtonians could lose health coverage if Obamacare goes

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And, while we are loathe to have the government tell us that we need to buy insurance (or anything, for that matter), requiring people to have health insurance isn't entirely a bad thing, either. Congressional Republicans have not reached consensus on how to replace the ACA, and experts have warned that a repeal, or even a partial repeal, could send health insurance markets into a tailspin if the law is not replaced. Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Update for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is Already Available

These sales numbers come hardly as a surprise as the phone's predecessor Redmi Note 3 was one of the most sold devices in India past year. In a separate statement, Flipkart on Tuesday announced that it has sold almost 2 lakh units of the Redmi Note 4, within a few minutes of putting up the phone on sale. Read More »

Samsung: Batteries only problem with fire-prone Note 7s

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Along with the S8 announcement Samsung also revealed details on why its Galaxy Note 7 suffered a firey end. The smartphones were in the headlines a year ago when their fires injured people, destroyed a auto and caused the evacuation of a Southwest Airlines flight. Read More »

National School Choice Week Kicks Off In RI

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There are 83 events planned to take place in Rhode Island through out the week including information sessions, policy discussions, and open houses at schools. Scott also said he's a big believer in public education, and that students should have options ranging from charter and virtual schools. Even in the subject showing the most progress, NAEP Grade 4 Math, we can't expect to see an 80 percent proficiency rate for Kentucky's Black students before the year 2096. Read More »

Trump's first executive order aims to scrap Obamacare

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Trump's administration wants the HHR Secretary to interpret this part of the law loosely and exempt more uninsured people from the penalty. But the executive order itself notes that regulations can be changed only through the traditional process of "notice and comment", which can take months or even years. Read More »

NASA video shows what it might be like to land on Pluto

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Landing on Pluto video: The NASA scientist has come with a video that clearly describes what it is like to land on the planet Pluto. Low-resolution color from the Ralph color camera aboard New Horizons was then draped over the frames to give actual color simulation of what it looks like. Read More »

No 10 'covered up' botched Trident missile test

The missile system is only irregularly tested because it costs more than £17 million (about $21 million) to launch each time , according to The Australian . Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tweeted: 'This is a hugely serious issue. "There's absolutely no doubt that this would have impacted on the debate in Parliament on Trident replacement", its general secretary Kate Hudson said. Read More »

Astronomer looks for alien life in Wolf 1061 system

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The star will be visible from Panama again at the end of February and Vakoch says METI will take another look with a wider bandwidth system to check frequencies that might have been missed before. However, he feels that the fact that a planet that is sort of like Earth and in such proximity is a great sign, especially in the human quest for life on alternate planets. Read More »

Sitting down for too long can age women faster, says study

However, the rate at which our cells die varies from person to person. Using blood tests, they also analysed the health of their cells. Genetic regulation is one such pathway. The scientists adjusted the results for variables such as lifestyle and health-related factors, as well as demographics and body mass index (BMI). The new study, carried out by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, has now found that elderly women with a low level of physical activity ... Read More »

Britney Spears Reveals How Relationship with Sam Asghari Began

Despite not drawing hearts with the names " Britney and Sam " inside of them, Spears says that a chance encounter of coming across Asghari's contact info months later made her reconsider a possible coupling. The fame-hungry 27-year-old told The Dirty: "I have video and images of our REAL relationship". As previously reported, Spears and her new beau got cozy at her friend's birthday party in Beverly Hills on Thursday, January 5. Read More »

Cassini Just Gave Us A Rare Look At Saturn's 'Wavemaker' Moon

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And on Monday NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured an unbelievable view of this interaction as Daphnis grazed Saturn's rings. The image taken by Cassini's narrow-angle camera January 16 is the best view ever taken of Daphnis, a football-shaped object carving a gap in one of Saturn's outer rings. Read More »

Earth smashes the temperature record for the third consecutive year

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NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS ) also reports that 2016 was the warmest year on record globally . Most of this warming trend throughout the world has taken place in the last 35 years, the U.S. El Niños are weather phenomena that warm the Pacific Ocean and pump lots of excess heat into the atmosphere, raising global temperatures. However, a more troubling perspective to simplify this entire matter would be to say that ever since the year of 1911, we have not had any ... Read More »

Super Mario Run for Android finally has an official release timeframe

Nintendo themselves tweeted the announcement of the news. However, the company has now officially announced it on Twitter that Super Mario Run for Android will be releasing in the March of 2017! The mustachioed plumber is still one of the top five games downloaded in the US app store, but interest in paying to unlock all of the game's features has plunged. Read More »

This video showing over 100 years of global warming will terrify you

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NASA estimates global average surface temperature - which is based on temperature readings from weather stations, ships and buoys - has risen 2 degrees Fahrenheit, or 1.1 degrees Celsius, since 1880. With El Niño over, scientists are expecting 2017 to be a cooler year than those that have come recently. On the flip side, the earth's annual global temperature has not been below the 20th century average since 1976. Read More »

Tesla quietly released the longest-range electric vehicle in the world

Downgraded the stock to Neutral from Buy. In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 4 and Overweight is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 4 and 2, respectively. (NASDAQ:TSLA) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Jan 25 AMC at 0.71, whereas, 8 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at -0.49. EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 35.00% while EPS growth in past 5 year was -17.90% along with sales growth ... Read More »

Audible and Apple end exclusivity agreement after EC probe

It appears all investigations are being suspended in light of the companies' decisions to end the exclusivity agreement. The German Booksellers Association filed a complaint about the practice, along with other concerns, to the EC and German antitrust authorities in November 2015 alleging the contract amounted to an abuse of Audible's dominant position in the German audiobook market, where it has a 90% market share. Read More »

Deutsche Bank agrees to $7.2 billion settlement

Eight years after the collapse of the United States housing market, Deutsche Bank on Tuesday reached a final settlement with federal regulators - admitting it lied to investors about its mortgage-backed securities and agreeing to pay $7.2 billion. Read More »

Bihar: Three held, cops probe links with 'agency from across border'

The accused told the investigators that they were given Rs 3 lakh to plant explosives on the Ghorasahan railway track. Their bodies were thrown in the river, he claimed. Police have now launched a manhunt for two others, identified as Gajendra Sharma and Rakesh Yadav, who are said to be hiding in East Champaran, the sources said. Read More »

2016 was the planet's hottest year on record

The Northern Hemisphere was also the warmest on record a year ago with an average temperature departure of +1.27 C, which beats out the previous record of +1.13 C set in 2015. Only about 12 percent was due to El Nino, which is a periodic warming of parts of the Pacific that change weather globally, he said. Strong El Niño activity contributed about 0.2C to global temperatures a year ago, with the main factor being climate change due to increased levels of greenhouse gases such as carbon ... Read More »

Looking about the past performance history: ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (ARIA)

The Stock opened its session at $23.69 and closed at $23.69 by showing decrease of -0.08 percent. Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. got Downgrade on 11-Jan-17 where investment firm SunTrust Downgrade the stock from Buy to Hold. Under the terms of the agreement, ARIAD stockholders will receive $24.00 in cash for each share of ARIAD common stock they own. A number of research analysts have weighed in on the company. Read More »