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Eye Control is Coming to Windows 10


There are a lot of accessibility options built into Windows 10 at the moment, and soon there'll be a new feature. But you can beta test this functionality now. The new Eye Control feature will allow such users greater power over their lives by enabling them to direct their wheelchairs, talk and perform other daily tasks independently. Read More »

Sweetened beverage tax begins in Cook County


The tax went into effect overnight. "Cook County's motion to dismiss". Drinks in bottles, or from fountain machines, are taxable. Drink powders and syrups, like those commonly used to make the summertime beverages, as well as Gatorade and Crystal Light mixes aren't taxed. Read More »

Eminent scientist Dr Pushpa Mitra Bhargava passes away


Bhargava was born in Ajaymeru (Rajasthan) on February 22, 1928 in a middle-class family that moved to Varanasi when he was 10 years old. A strident critic of multinational seed companies, Bhargava was opposed to the introduction of genetically modified crops - from cotton to brinjal and, most recently, transgenic mustard - in India. Read More »

Guardian of the galaxy? NASA hiring 'planetary protection officer'


The U.S. space agency is now in search not of life on other planets but of a "Planetary Protection Officer", who can protect Earth and its inhabitants from alien invasion. NASA also list a few requirements they expect from applicants, who must possess a degree in physical science, engineering or mathematics, openness to frequent travel and to be drug tested. Read More »

Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Shares Bought by APG Asset Management NV

Signet Jewelers Limited's yield ratio (DPR) is presently 19.97%. The institutional investor held 74,122 shares of the energy company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $3.78M, up from 57,757 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Proshare Advsrs Lc invested in 0.02% or 16,099 shares. Tricadia Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.8% of its portfolio in Signet Jewelers Ltd. Read More »

Guild Wars 2 Brings Users The Path of Fire Expansion This September


The trailer shows off your main enemy within the expansion, Balthazar , a rogue God "whose scorched-earth campaign threatens the very existence of Tyria". If you're a veteran of Guild Wars or completely new, Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire promises to bring you to magic-filled deserts, ancient temples, and attractive oases. Read More »

Advanced Micro Devices' (NASDAQ:AMD) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity

Advanced Micro Devices presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $14.18. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.42, for a total transaction of $963,750.00. The share price of AMD has risen by over 28.28% in the last six months. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Read More »

Total Solar Eclipse Countdown


NASA website about Eclipse 2017 - lots of great info including tips for viewing the eclipse safely , eclipse 101 , and eclipse maps . A number of area retailers are now selling eyewear related to the event, but when choosing protective glasses for viewing the eclipse the most important feature to look for, according to NASA's website , is that the glasses meet the ISO 12312-2 global standard. Read More »

Motorola drops Moto Z2 Force price, as well as its unlocked option


We did question some of Motorola's design decisions with the phone, as well as the phone's high price tag, though Motorola is slowly chipping away at the latter with its recently-announced discount. That is a drop of 9.9%. At Verizon, the price to pre-order the phone is just $15 a month for 24-months versus a non sale price of $31.50 a month or $756. Read More »

Ferrari to double profits with SUV


The sources said the family auto would be targeted to Asian customers, especially in China and could contribute 2,000 cars to annual deliveries. Instead the company will try to market it as a new industry segment and not as another high-end SUV and with designers studying ways to ensure that it will look as good as a Ferrari should look. Read More »

Taco Bell Contest Will Give Away Xbox One X Consoles


Microsoft's Xbox One X console will cost $500 when it launches this November, but you can possibly get one for eating Taco Bell. Microsoft has revealed three new controllers for the Xbox One (yes, they are all wireless) and they look awesome! According to Microsoft, a new victor will be awarded, on average, every 10 minutes during the duration of the program. Read More »

Geologist offers new clues to cause of world's greatest extinction


The end of the Permian period coincided with an abrupt change from dominantly flood lavas to sill intrusions, a type of intrusive igneous rock (rock that has solidified from lava or magma). "The model presented here suggests that LIPs (large igneous province) characterised by a pulse of widespread sill emplacement into a volatile-fertile basin are lethal on a global scale". Read More »

The Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc


It has underperformed by 2.57% the S&P500. Walt Disney Company has a 12-month low of $90.32 and a 12-month high of $116.10. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) market capitalization at present is $172.09B at the rate of $109.93 a share. Willingdon Wealth reported 36,181 shares. BURROWS CLIFFORD had sold 114,826 shares worth $6.83 million on Thursday, May 18. Goelzer Inv Management holds 0.6% or 44,151 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Titanfall 2 now available on EA Access, ready up, pilots


Best of all, it has been brilliantly supported and all the DLC is free! When Titanfall 2 first released last October, many praised the huge variety in the package at the time. Titanfall 2's arrival onto EA Access follows on from the recent update which added a fun co-operative horde mode called Frontier Defense , where the player and their team has to defend a harvester against oncoming waves of enemies, and more maps. Read More »

Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality headsets now available


Microsoft is selling a pair of sparkly odd-looking motion controllers but these won't be going on sale until the holiday season when sales of the headsets open up to the general populace. Microsoft first started taking pre-orders for the headsets back in may this year. For developers though, it could be a very useful and fairly cheap way to get into AR and VR development. Read More »

Howland Capital Management LLC Holds Stake in Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA)

The fund owned 8,800 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Pictet North America Advisors Sa acquired 25,000 shares as At&T Inc (T)'s stock declined 7.81%. Cornerstone Cap Management Ltd Com owns 3,157 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Glenmede Tru Na has invested 0.1% in Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA). Read More »

Comcast Corp (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Q4 2016 Sentiment


About shares traded. Teligent Inc ( TLGT ) has risen 64.58% since July 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. Winslow Capital Management Llc bought 1.60M shares as the company's stock rose 3.16% with the market. Read More »

A new portrait of the world's first flower is unveiled


As well as having about 10 petals, the flower also probably had more than 10 stamens (the male part of the flower) and five carpels (the female part of the flower). A team of scientists was able to digitally reconstruct what the ancestor of all flowers would look like, from an analysis of the most primitive traits of most of their current offspring. Read More »

Global Industrial Gases-Glass Market Research Report 2017


The report provides detailed information about the manufacturers of the Digital Pathology System market along with complete information about company's sales, revenue, production, technological developments that are used and are made along with their strategic developments. Read More »

Facebook Working on an iPad Like Home Video Device


Rumors about Facebook working on a new smart speaker surfaced about a week ago, but the information wasn't entirely clear on how exactly the device will work and when it might be launched on the market. The operating system powering Facebook's video chat device could be a version of Android or something developed by Facebook. One feature would have the camera automatically scan the room to lock onto people's faces. Read More »

Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

About 518,521 shares traded. LLC boosted its stake in Liberty Interactive Corporation by 32.2% in the first quarter. Finally, Waldron LP raised its position in Liberty Media Corporation by 0.7% in the first quarter. If you are reading this news story on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. and global trademark and copyright law. Read More »

SteelSeries Sensei 310 And Rival 310 Gaming Mice Launch


We have done this by ignoring conventional wisdom and focusing on what truly makes esports pros better. Left: Rival 310 . Right: Sensei 310 . "And also increasing what we call true 1-to-1 up to 3500 CPI, where some of the sensors we track, like even the 3360, will only go up to about 2100 CPI, in our findings, of what we call real 1-to-1 tracking, before some kind of jitter reduction sometimes is introduced". Read More »

Watch Idris Elba Rap 'Google Translate' Songs And Somehow Become Sexier


The first song was Sir Mix-a-Lot's " Baby Got Back ", or " The Baby Escaped ". While Fallon went on to flaunt his falsetto, the actor turned on his deep, late-night DJ voice and smooth-talked over the music: "Lady, I'll always love you". After Fallon sang a version of Britney Spears' ... Elba and Fallon then performed a duet of " I'll Make Love to You " as the grand finale, and both singers got really into it as they sang: " I'll place kindness on you to your likeness, yes" - instead of ... Read More »