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NASA test flights to produce sonic booms across Brevard County


The Sonic Booms in Atmospheric Turbulence flights, or SonicBAT, study low-altitude turbulence and their effects on sonic booms, which happen when an aircraft flies faster than the speed of sound. An artist impression of the quieter supersonic jet developed by NASA and Lockheed. Peter Coen, the project manager of NASA's commercial supersonic research team (seen below), told Bloomberg that his team is aiming for a sound level between 60 and 65 A-weighted decibels (dBa), which is ... Read More »

Facebook Acquires Startup To Crack Down On Pirated Videos


A Facebook spokesperson declined to comment on deal terms, though Source3 has raised just $4 million in venture capital funding, according to Crunchbase. The company has already taken steps to protect content - last year, it introduced Rights Manager , a set of admin and workflow tools that help publishers and creators manage and protect video content on Facebook at scale. Read More »

The Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Now Covered by Needham & Company LLC

The stock of Activision Blizzard , Inc. Its up 4.28% from 666,200 shares previously. About 212 shares traded. Activision Blizzard , Inc. has a one year low of $35.12 and a one year high of $62.39. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with "Buy". Read More »

Alexa arrives on HTC U11 smartphones in the UK


Alongside offering the voice capabilities for an easier way to check orders and finding products, Alexa's integration also makes sense that it will help introduce the assistant to a broader group. HTC have now released their Alexa app in the United Kingdom and the app is now available to download from the Google Play Store in the UK. If you live in the United Kingdom and have HTC U11, you can find Amazon Alexa app in Google Play Store. Read More »

Tech prepares for once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse


Please be safe while viewing on this upcoming special day! Eclipse viewing glasses and handheld solar viewers should meet all the criteria such as they should have certification information with a designated ISO 12312-2 global standard, have the manufacturer's name and address printed on the product, not be used if they are older than three years, or have scratched or wrinkled lenses, not use homemade filters. Read More »

Google releases Android O Developer Preview 4

As with all developer preview updates , we can not recommend that you install the Android O Developer Preview 4 on your smartphone or tablet if you are unwilling to deal with bugs. The primary intent of the previews, however, is to provide developers time to test their apps before the public release arrives. The update includes the stable version of Android 26.0.0 Support Library, as well as updates to the SDK and Android Emulator. Read More »

Chip Orders Slow as Apple Rivals Wait to See iPhone 8

Apple's "Make in India" manufacturing unit has just started churning out iPhone's and even if the rumours are true, it's highly likely that the company will first release its second-generation iPhone SE to India first, to test its market. Read More »

Sony Bravia OLED A1 flagship television series launched in India


Instead, the TVs use the "Acoustic Surface" sound technology which makes use of two actuators behind the screen of the TV to vibrate the screen and create sound. Then there is Triluminos display, which it claims gives a wider palette of colours and more natural shades and hues. With the launch of these premium televisions, Sony is aiming at redefining the future of home entertainment, as the company claims. Read More »

USA begins one month countdown to solar eclipse


This once in a century space event has millions of Americans excited. When this happens, the moon will completely block the sun in some portions of the United States and cast a shadow on the earth. An Indian girl uses cardboard eclipse glasses as she watches the transit of Venus at a planetarium in Gauhati, India, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Wearing ordinary sunglasses (or even multiple pairs) will not provide adequate eye protection . Read More »

Apple just dropped iOS 11 beta 4 for developers


The beta 4 is only available if you're a registered developer for now. If you've used Wi-Fi on basically any smartphone device, you would have likely run into the all too familiar problem where your device keeps signing on to a network that is notoriously slow, or too far away to give you a usable experience. Read More »

Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Stake Decreased by Advisors Capital Management LLC


Azimuth Capital Management LLC now owns 974 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $752,000 after buying an additional 96 shares during the period. Alphabet's quarterly revenue was up 22.2% compared to the same quarter past year. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was reported by BNB Daily and is the property of of BNB Daily. Read More »

Moon's interior may contain water, Brown University scientists say


But there was a snag - the wavelengths at which water can be detected are also the wavelengths affected by heating as sunlight strikes the Moon. They applied this correction to orbital data captured by the Moon Minerology Mapper , an imaging spectrometer aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiter. Read More »

Sine Mora EX Release Date Revealed; Physical Edition Announced


Sine Mora EX is a side-scrolling shoot'em up that provides a unique challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Originally released on Xbox 360, Sine Mora is an intense bullet-hell shoot 'em up with lovely graphics and a unique player health mechanic that relies on time. Read More »

Hubble Photographs the Martian Moon


In the sequence, Phobos emerges from behind the Mars and passes in front of the planet. No other moon in the entire solar system revolves around its planet in such a short period of time than its planet rotating around itself. Phobos may be a pile of rubble that is held together by a thin crust. Once thought to be asteroids that were captured by the planet's gravity, some researchers now believe the moons to be collections of dust and debris that was circling the planet and eventually formed ... Read More »

Intel 6-Core Coffee Lake CPU-Z Screenshot Leaked


There is nothing much CPU-Z screenshot tells about the 8th generation processor, however the information must be taken with grain of salt since the screenshot was removed lately. Earlier on Canard PC suggested this SKU would be called the Core i7-8700K, but would be based on a 3.7 GHz base frequency, with the i5-8600 at a base clock of 3.6 GHz. Read More »

Expect a flooding disaster one winter in three, Met Office warns


England and Wales now have a 34 percent chance of record rainfall between October and March, the study by the government's Met Office said on Monday. Other experts believe that the new work will be very important to policy makers. "As the planet continues to warm due to human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, extra moisture in the air will fuel increasingly intense rainfall causing a continued rise in the risk of damaging events into the future". Read More »

Dying Light is Getting Another 12 Months of Free DLC


Parkour-and-zombie-slaughterer Dying Light has been out for well over two years now, yet fan enthusiasm continues unabated. So, if you're one of the many gamers still playing Dying Light , or are considering jumping back into it, there's plenty to look forward to. Read More »

Facelifted Jaguar XJ gets technology upgrades and new flagship model


These latest updates to the XJ show we're still working to improve our line-up and widen its appeal to even more United Kingdom buyers. "The very latest technology and peak of Jaguar performance are now available in our flagship model, adding to the already impressive package of style, comfort and agility". Read More »

Rome running out of water


Farmers' lobby Coldiretti last week estimated $2.3 billion worth of damage so far to Italian agriculture. Dairy farmers are lamenting drops in milk production. 23 de julio de 2017, 00:22Rome, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) The city of Rome , which has been lucky for far-off times with plenty water is today immersed in a possible rationing of the precious liquid. Read More »