Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

Virginia's state budget talks break down, special session likely Virginia's state budget talks break down, special session likely

Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Hopkinsville, tweeted out that Senate Bill 1 will not be voted on today; instead, it was recommitted to the State and Local Government Committee. On Thursday, the House of Delegates overwhelmingly passed a comprehensive ...

Hostages Being Held in Veterans Home in California Hostages Being Held in Veterans Home in California

Shots have been fired at the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, north of Napa. Officials said the conditions of the hostages were not known and they had not been able to reach the gunman by phone after trying for several hours. The vetera...

Galaxy S9 Available in S Galaxy S9 Available in S

Samsung Design Head said on-screen fingerprint sensor wasn't ready yet and so it didn't make it in time for the Galaxy S9 . In late summer of this year, is expected to announce business-smartphone Samsung Galaxy Note 9 , which will be someth...

Send Your Name to the Sun - Parker Solar Probe Send Your Name to the Sun - Parker Solar Probe

NASA's Parker Solar probe is getting ready for its mission to Sun and NASA is giving people a chance to send their names to Sun through the spacecraft. That's fast enough to get from Washington , D.C., to Tokyo in under a minute. The Sun is roug...

Lenovo S5 Launch Expected on March 20 Lenovo S5 Launch Expected on March 20

The teaser shows that the alleged Lenovo S5 smartphone might be unveiled on March 20 but the name remains unconfirmed for now. At least that's the case from Chang Cheng , the Vice President of Lenovo Group, who posted a teaser image of the launc...

Alexa Is Randomly Laughing, But Nobody's in on the Joke Alexa Is Randomly Laughing, But Nobody's in on the Joke

Or, if you don't have anything specific in mind that you want to listen to, say "Alexa, play Flow on Deezer " to fire up a "never-ending personal soundtrack" created for you, based on your taste in music. If you own an Amazon Echo , here's how to...

All Oculus Rift headsets are offline after a software error All Oculus Rift headsets are offline after a software error

Yesterday, they announced problems with the Nvidia driver updates that were effecting VR users . Over on the Oculus Rift support page, the following message is being displayed: "If you are using an Nvidia GPU and now experiencing display or perfor...

This is the new Toyota Supra - hiding under wings and arches This is the new Toyota Supra - hiding under wings and arches

The Toyota Supra has been an icon, a legend, a cult - evoking emotions that only a few cars have managed to bring out in the century-old history of automobiles. On the inside, there's an OMP-supplied driver's seat, quick-release steering, full ro...

Chinese space station to crash to Earth within weeks Chinese space station to crash to Earth within weeks

When will Tiangong-1 crash on Earth? According to the latest information from the European Space Agency , which is tracking the object's movement, the space station is now expected to come tumbling down somewhere between March 24th and April 19...

LSU Professor co-authors study on Antarctic Penguin 'Super-Colonies' LSU Professor co-authors study on Antarctic Penguin 'Super-Colonies'

But what type were they, and for what reason did they go there? "It's kind of unbelievable that there's been this really large number of penguins breeding on these small islands in a remote part of Antarctica that sort of slipped under the radar fo...

Here's Nintendo's Next Plan for the Switch Here's Nintendo's Next Plan for the Switch

It also isn't uncommon for Nintendo to refresh the hardware after a year. In terms of peripherals, it's released second Circle Pads for 3DS (quite useful!) and made a big, janky robot for the NES (just strange). Kimishima, the Nintendo CEO, said ...

Nokia's iconic 'banana' phone making a comeback soon Nokia's iconic 'banana' phone making a comeback soon

It runs on the Smart feature OS powered by KaiOS. There's also 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage , but no support for microSD cards. As for the camera , the front features 16 megapixels while the rear comes with a dual setup - a 12-megapixel and ...

Apple working on a pair of over-ear headphones, analyst suggests Apple working on a pair of over-ear headphones, analyst suggests

A new branded headset could be on the horizon, and it would have the backing of a huge player in the space that could give it a popularity boost in the very places your headsets are sold. What's more interesting, the third-party apps will be able t...

National Pokemon Day offers new content for fans of franchise National Pokemon Day offers new content for fans of franchise

Popular mobile AR game Pokemon GO will also partake in the festivities. Not only will Pokemon Go players be able to catch a special celebratory Pikachu, made distinct by their striped purple hat and Present move, but fans will be able to have...

SeaWorld losses widen for the year as CEO Manby departs

SeaWorld Entertainment CEO Joel Manby has stepped down from the position at the same time as the company announced that its net losses surpassed $200m in 2017. SeaWorld has tried to fix its public image over the last few years, following backlash...

Facebook sees backlash after demoing VR shooter game at conservative event Facebook sees backlash after demoing VR shooter game at conservative event

Facebook pulled a violent virtual reality game from its stand at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference following a wave of criticism. "We regret that we failed to do so in the first place", he said in a statement to the Guardian.

Students Debate Guns And School Safety At The White House

Each school shooting begins long before the fatal shots are fired; studies show most have been planned up to 6 months beforehand. Before Cruz carried out his own massacre on Valentine's Day last week, he was expelled from school, fought with clas...

Amazon.com (AMZN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by MKM Partners

The stock increased 1.49% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $50.34. About 5.76M shares traded. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) news were published by: Fool.com which released: "Amazon.com Inc.in 7 Charts" on February 20, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com ...

Dropbox files to go public with over $1.1 billion in annual revenue Dropbox files to go public with over $1.1 billion in annual revenue

However, as CNBC reported last month, mutual funds have most recently valued the company at between about $6.6 billion and $8.5 billion in SEC filings. The unicorns still on the IPO sidelines include ride-hailing company Uber and home-sharing com...

Google Lens now rolling out to more devices Google Lens now rolling out to more devices

There was only one problem: Very few people could actually use it. Today, Android powers more than 2 billion active devices from 1,300 brands across 24,000 unique products. Some of the companies include the likes of Samsung , Huawei , LG, Moto...

Smartphone sales decline for first time ever Smartphone sales decline for first time ever

Samsung's profit and average selling price could improve if its next flagship phones, the successors to its Galaxy series which are expected to launch this year, are successful. The decline in fourth quarter 2017 sales is the first year-on-year decl...

Lawsuit From Ex-Google Engineer Says Pro-Diversity Posts Got Him Fired Lawsuit From Ex-Google Engineer Says Pro-Diversity Posts Got Him Fired

Tim Chevalier is a software developer who worked for almost two years at Google as a site-reliability engineer. Damore was sacked from the company a year ago when he authored an internal memo saying there are biological causes behind gender equality....

FCC officially repeals landmark net neutrality rules FCC officially repeals landmark net neutrality rules

Federal Communications Commission, 18-1052, Public Knowledge v. Federal Communications Commission, 18-1054 and State of NY v. The CPUC says the FCC's decision violates federal law, including but not limited to the U.S. "All the benefit that we've...

Final Fantasy XV PC demo next week Final Fantasy XV PC demo next week

Square Enix released a lot of exciting information today about the highly anticipated release of Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition! The costume will also be available for multiplayer avatars when playing the Comrades expansion. The only way for fa...

They were students a week ago. Now they're survivors with a message They were students a week ago. Now they're survivors with a message

Thirty-six lawmakers supported it, while 71 voted no. Dozens of Washington-area high schoolers gathered outside the White House, chanting "No guns, no NRA, no violence in the US!" These include new age restrictions on buyers of semiautomatic rifles a...

United States ready to talk Mideast peace as Abbas calls for conference United States ready to talk Mideast peace as Abbas calls for conference

Haley was accompanied to the council meeting by Jason Greenblatt, the USA envoy for Middle East peace and Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and adviser on Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts. Abbas included an off-the-cuff warning for Europe on the is...

Volvo V60 official details revealed and now comes with advanced tech Volvo V60 official details revealed and now comes with advanced tech

While exact specifications haven't been released yet, it's expected that the V60 will continue the existing Volvo trim-level hierarchy; entry-level Momentum is likely to be joined by sporty R-Design and luxurious Inscription models when order books o...

Nest Cam IQ gets Nest Cam IQ gets "OK Google" support, lower monthly fee

One of the best things about Nest products is that they continue to get better through over-the-air software updates. Google's voice-activated digital assistant is branching out to the Nest deluxe security camera in an expansion which could a...

Samsung Slashes OLED Production on Slow iPhone X Sales Samsung Slashes OLED Production on Slow iPhone X Sales

Samsung apparently plans to make 20 million iPhone X OLED screens at most during the March quarter. Despite being huge rivals in the smartphone market, Apple often turns to Samsung for manufacturing duties. Conflicting answers of iPhone X sales ...

Assassin's Creed Discovery Tour is available for Origins as a free update Assassin's Creed Discovery Tour is available for Origins as a free update

Both of these additions will be available at no cost to all owners of Assassin's Creed Origins . "With the Discovery Tour by Assassin's Creed: Ancient Egypt , we give everyone interested in Ancient Egypt the chance to enjoy its beauty and the rea...

Oxfam chief apologises for 'babies in cots' comment as more abuse reported Oxfam chief apologises for 'babies in cots' comment as more abuse reported

Mark Goldring said that the scandal had led to 7,000 people cancelling regular donations to the development charity while corporate sponsors appeared to be reserving judgement on whether to pull their support. Goldring said the allegations would spur...

A Japanese electric supercar went from 0-60 in 1.9 seconds A Japanese electric supercar went from 0-60 in 1.9 seconds

The engineers seem to have focused on acceleration performance above all else, trimming weight down to just 1,875 pounds in all. It is reported by Jalopnik that only 50 Aspark Owls will be built making it instantly an exclusive. In the same con...

Google Pay is finally here. Here's what it brings to the table Google Pay is finally here. Here's what it brings to the table

There was Google Wallet, which could be used to make Play Store purchases and send money to your friends and then there was Android Pay, an NFC-based solution that let you make payments at compatible locations. And we can, apparently, expect to see...

Hubble sees Neptune's dark storm die Hubble sees Neptune's dark storm die

However, they thrive only for a few years and end up dying, which is exactly what Hubble has seen in a storm that appeared in 2015. As the below video from NASA explains, there have been several storms on Neptune in the years since Voyager 2 fi...

Piper Jaffray Companies Analysts Give Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX) a $49.00 Price Target

The stock has "Buy" rating by Wedbush on Monday, November 20. Janney Capital downgraded Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX ). The Georgia-based Invesco Limited has invested 0.01% in Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCRX) earned "Buy" ra...

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