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The most famous VR social network is abruptly shutting down

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AltspaceVR had a healthy string of exciting technology and content announcements over the years. What about AltspaceVR the company? Learnings such as those are likely to help refine future social VR platforms. AltspaceVR had a supportive group of investors, and it looked like they may get a deal for the next round of funding, but it fell through. AltspaceVR said it would close its social platform on August 3 at 7pm PDT. Read More »

Astronomers have potentially discovered first "exomoon"

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Astronomers have potentially discovered the first known moon beyond our solar system, orbiting a giant planet around a star about 4,000 light-years away. But when it comes to discovering the bodies of other solar systems, moons pose a greater challenge in part because of the way they move around in space. Read More »

The US has created a 360-horsepower electric SUV

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In order to produce plenty of torque, which trucks need to cart heavy loads, Bollinger Motors, created an innovative formula by nesting the B1's batteries in a strong aluminium chassis that weighs 295 pounds, balancing battery weight, performance and cost. Read More »

Dragon Quest XI Coming West In 2018: Platforms To Be Announced

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In Search of Departed Time will launch for PlayStation 4 and 3DS on July 29 in Japan. In the video, game designer Yugi Horii stated the localization work has already begun on the much anticipated RPG. More information on the North American and European release will come in Autumn 2017. Dragon Quest XI has also received a subtitle for its Western release and it is now called Echoes of an Elusive Age. Read More »

Laurene Powell Jobs' company is taking majority ownership of The Atlantic

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That list included Ms. Powell Jobs, who is the widow of Steven P. Jobs, a co-founder of Apple; she first expressed interest in the company at a meeting in January in Washington. He will also continue to work as the managing director of media at Emerson Collective. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. By acquiring a majority stake in The Atlantic , Emerson Collective - which focuses on education, the environment, immigration, and social justice issues - expands its portfolio of media ... Read More »

Gfinity's Elite Series will be broadcast on BBC Three

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Gfinity Plc's ( LON:GFIN ) flagship eSports tournament will be broadcast on BBC Three this summer. The shows will cover Gfinity Elite League Series One , which is now taking place in West London and features a prize fund of £225,00. "This is an incredible moment for the Gfinity Elite Series and for esports fans in the United Kingdom and internationally". The contract, which the company said was the first of its kind that the BBC has done for an esports series, would deliver content ... Read More »

Intel Stock Climbing in After Hours Trading on Q2 Beat

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Intel held 93% of the roughly $31 billion global market for the calculating engines in PCs and approached 100% share of the $16.5 billion world-wide market for server processors past year, according to Mercury Research. Intel has long dominated the data center with its x86 chips. Epyc hit the market too late to be reflected in either chip maker's second-quarter results. Read More »

Samsung's Q2 net income hits record $13b

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Moving on to the outlook for second half, the company expects earnings to grow primarily from the component businesses, as conditions in the memory market are likely to remain favorable and the company expects increased sales of flexible OLED panels. Read More »

Analysts See $1.32 EPS for NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

Secor Advisors Lp owns 0.08% invested in Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:KPTI) for 66,484 shares. After $0.39 actual earnings per share reported by StoneCastle Financial Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.13% EPS growth. Read More »

PlayStation Plus Price in India Increasing From August 31

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In the United Kingdom, the annual price goes up by 25 per cent, from £39.99 to £49.99. Sony usually covers the cost of having multiple servers per game with PlayStation Plus , a monthly subscription that gives players online access, free games and discounts on online titles. Read More »

Meet the 'Mean Girls': Broadway-Bound Musical Sets Cast

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Her husband, three-time Emmy victor Jeff Richmond, wrote the music and Tony nominee Nell Benjamin wrote the lyrics. It's being produced by Lorne Michaels and Stuart Thompson. Now in IL with her parents, she gets the attention of a clique known as the "Plastics", led by the vicious Regina George. Also joining the cast are Grey Henson, Kyle Selig, Cheech Manohar and Rick Younger. Read More »

Nokia 8 Gets A Head Start Over Apple iPhone 8

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HMD Global, which now controls the rights to the Nokia brand name and manufactures all Nokia-branded devices, has acquired around 500 patents which were held by the Finnish company. This User Interface was first designed for Nokia and was used specifically for its Windows Phone series. While still unofficial, the Nokia 8 is heavily linked to run on Snapdragon 835 with 6GB of RAM. Read More »

Apple Granted License to Test 5G Wireless Broadband

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Back in May, Apple was reported to have applied to test millimetre wave technology. While this seems like a win-win, there are lingering question marks over line-of-site, which may effect the suitablility for commercial use. The company is going to conduct tests with the aim of providing engineering data "relevant to the operation of devices on wireless carriers' future 5G networks". Read More »

IPhone 8 Release Now Expected In November, White Bezel Won't Be Offered

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It seems the feature is nearly certainly returning on the iPhone 8 , then, but just where Apple will place the fingerprint sensor is still very much uncertain. However, several reports claim that the iPhone will not be available until the fourth quarter of this year. The folks over at 9to5Mac have published a video showcasing some new features in iOS 11 Beta 4 . Read More »

Two Days and Counting After Crew Rocket Rolls Out to Pad

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Angelica McNerny, a more recent graduate of the military college in Charleston. The Soyuz rocket and spacecraft is scheduled to launch on Friday at 11:41 a.m. Aboard the space station, the arriving crew will join Expedition 52 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineers Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer of NASA, who had arrived to ISS earlier on Soyuz MS-04. Read More »

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Has $222 Million Position in CSX Corporation (CSX)

Finally, Financial Architects Inc increased its position in CSX Corporation by 1.9% in the first quarter. Following the transaction, the director now owns 106 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,468.54. This repurchase authorization authorizes the transportation company to purchase up to 2.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. Read More »

Bezos becomes world's richest person, then loses title

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Forbes magazine, which tracks the world's biggest personal fortunes, said Bezos' net worth is now a bit over $90.5 billion, ahead of Gates, whose wealth was measured at just over $ 90 billion . At Bill Gates' highest value, he had $ 90 billion , but Bezos is on track to one day be in the 12 digits with $100 billion or more. It's not hard to see a pattern emerging where the president lashes out at Amazon and Bezos after he becomes enraged by a particular story in the Post. Read More »

Tarsus Group plc (LON:TRS) Given "Buy" Rating at Liberum Capital

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Centene Corporation now has $14.23 billion valuation. It closed at $52.43 lastly. Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) has 0.00% since July 27, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. Since February 13, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 selling transactions for $1.55 million activity. Read More »

Microsoft Paint ne sera plus mis à jour

Le géant de l'informatique rappelle cependant que les ordinateurs désormais vendus et équipés de Windows 10 seront livrés avec le successeur de Paint , Paint 3D , lancé au printemps. Selon Microsoft , l'application " n'est plus en développement et pourrait être supprimé[e] lors de futures mises à jour ". Le logiciel Paint , souvent moqué pour ses capacités restreintes, fait partie de cette deuxième catégorie. Read More »

Is Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) a good buy?

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on JCI shares. Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. First PREMIER Bank now owns 3,361 shares of the auto parts company's stock worth $146,000 after buying an additional 2,640 shares during the period. Read More »