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Sci-tech Fundraising push hopes to 'break the bank' for Salvation Army
Author: 0 Fundraising push hopes to 'break the bank' for Salvation Army

Pictured below at the official launch of the Salvation Army's Christmas Kettle Fundraising Campaign outside of City Hall today are Bishop of Bermuda the Rt Revd Nicolas Dill, Junior Minister of Social Development and Sports Senator Jason Hayward, Mayor of Hamilton Charles Gosling, and representatives from the Salvation Army.

Sci-tech Life is Strange Before the Storm return for Ashly Burch
Author: 0 Life is Strange Before the Storm return for Ashly Burch

The strike has subsequently been resolved. With the voice actor strike ending in September, it has allowed the original Life is unusual voice actors to reprise their respective roles in a bonus episode for Before the Storm . Life is Strange Before the Storm has starred Rhianna DeVrie as Chloe, who also gave an incredible vocal performance for Chloe and Burch herself remained attached to the project as the writer.

Sci-tech Micromax Bharat 5 with 5000mAh Battery & 4G VoLTE Launched for Rs. 5555
Author: 0 Micromax Bharat 5 with 5000mAh Battery & 4G VoLTE Launched for Rs. 5555

As part of the deal, Vodafone has announced exciting cashback offers on a wide range of entry-level Micromax 4G smartphone models. With the fierce competition from the Chinese manufacturers in the mid-range segment, the Indian manufacturers are now more concentrating on the first-time smartphone buyers.

Sci-tech FDA approves new Apple Watch band for EKG readings
Author: 0 FDA approves new Apple Watch band for EKG readings

The first FDA-cleared medical device accessory for Apple Watch can record an EKG in 30 seconds with a touch of its integrated metallic sensor. Additionally, just today , Apple announced the official USA launch of its Apple Heart Study - a ResearchKit-based study being conducted in collaboration with Standard School of Medicine.

Sci-tech South Australia's Giant Tesla Battery Is Switching On Today
Author: 0 South Australia's Giant Tesla Battery Is Switching On Today

In the ensuing debate over South Australia's energy future, Tesla Chief Elon Musk stepped in with a proposition: a 100-megawatt battery facility in 100 days or your money back. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull blamed the power loss on South Australia's aggressive pursuit of renewable energy. Soon afterward, the state government announced a half-billion-dollar energy plan of which battery storage was a key part.

Sci-tech WhatsApp down: Mysterious outage in Europe, Asia, America
Author: 0 WhatsApp down: Mysterious outage in Europe, Asia, America

Affected countries included Ireland, Russia, Malaysia, Czech Republic, Israel, Spain, Malaysia, Kenya, Turkey, Italy, Egypt and Serbia. Just after midnight, social media was flooded with users across the world tweeting with #whatsappdown to report problems in sending messages.

Sci-tech Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) stock RSI 28.69 Signals investors to buy
Author: 0 Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) stock RSI 28.69 Signals investors to buy

Boston Scientific has a one year low of $19.67 and a one year high of $29.93. In order to know the value of a stock, there is need to compare its current price to its likely trading price in the future. For the last quarter, the company's quarterly EPS was $0.31. Macquarie Group Incorporated holds 696,465 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. On Thursday, June 1 the insider Pierce David A sold $82,313.

Sci-tech Deepest Fish Ever Discovered in Mariana Trench
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By doing so, we have encountered some of the most freaky creatures ever. The authors, including SOEST oceanography faculty Jeffrey Drazen and Erica Goetze , acknowledge the broad collaboration needed for deep-sea science, particularly in this discovery, and decided the new fish's scientific name should reflect that collaborative effort.

Sci-tech Prehistoric Women Were Stronger than Elite Rowing Teams Today
Author: 0 Prehistoric Women Were Stronger than Elite Rowing Teams Today

That's why Macintosh and her team made a decision to put prehistoric female bones side to side with modern female bones. The researchers scrutinized Neolithic women from around 7,400 to 7,000 years ago, and found their arm bones were 11 to 16 percent stronger for their size compared against rowers part of the Open and Lightweight squads at the Cambridge University Women's Boat Club - athletes who were victorious in the 2017 Women's Boat Race.

Sci-tech Samsung Begins Mass Production of Second-Gen 10nm FinFET Chips
Author: 0 Samsung Begins Mass Production of Second-Gen 10nm FinFET Chips

The technology is only an iteration of an existing process, so it's easier for chip makers to upgrade to the new process. As this process is derived from the already proven 10LPE technology, it offers competitive advantages by reducing turn-around time from development to mass production and by providing significantly higher initial manufacturing yield, the company states in a press release.

Sci-tech Samsung starts production of its 2nd Generation 10nm SoC
Author: 0 Samsung starts production of its 2nd Generation 10nm SoC

Later on, we also expect this chipset to power the Galaxy Note 9. Utilizing the refined 10nm FinFET process, a 10 percent performance increase or 15 percent decrease in power use is possible compared to the previous generation of 10nm technology.

Sci-tech Year's brightest supermoon coming to OR skies Sunday night
Author: 0 Year's brightest supermoon coming to OR skies Sunday night

FOX 13 Chief Meteorologist Paul Dellegatto says, because it's so close to Earth, a super full moon looks about 7 percent bigger and about 16 percent brighter than an average full moon. The closest supermoon recorded in almost 70 years reportedly occurred in November 2016. That's because the moon will look larger in comparison to objects at the horizon as it rises.

Sci-tech The Apple Watch now has its first FDA-approved medical accessory
Author: 0 The Apple Watch now has its first FDA-approved medical accessory

From here, the sensor gathers signals from four distinct points on the wrist, and when combined with software algorithms, Apple Watch isolates heart rhythms from other noise. At least 33 million units of the Watch have been sold, according to Asymco analyst Horace Deidu - Apple itself does not officially release sales figures, nor information on who is buying the Watch.

Sci-tech Amazon is putting Alexa in the office
Author: 0 Amazon is putting Alexa in the office

You can also change the channel. Apparently there's over 1,000 lines available already. At the AWS reinvent conference, Amazon will announce Alexa for Business, according to the WSJ . Rather than interrupting gameplay to navigate menus, players can just ask Ghost through Alexa to help with certain tasks. And while many companies are building voice interfaces - Apple with Siri, Google with Assistant, and Microsoft with Cortana - none are quite as dominant as Amazon has been with Alexa.

Sci-tech Jim Beam Selling Voice-Activated Decanter
Author: 0 Jim Beam Selling Voice-Activated Decanter

Unlike Alexa, Jim may not be able to tell you weather, but (as seen here in the promotional video, by Olson Engage) he'll chat to you about whisky and pour you a drink. The Jim Beam website says they are temporarily out of stock and to check back soon for "JIM" to return. Jim appears to function off integrated 3G service for voice recognition, and the product page notes that it'll expire about six months after purchase, leaving you with an ordinary, Jim Beam-branded decanter.

Author: 0 Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Shares Bought by Retirement Systems of Alabama

The stock rose 0.35% or $0.23 reaching $65.97. About 340,320 shares traded. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) had a closing price of $65.74 yesterday. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. Therefore 79% are positive. Wedbush set a $63.00 target price on Activision Blizzard and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Saturday, May 6th.

Sci-tech Net neutrality : NASSCOM welcomes TRAI's recommendations
Author: 0 Net neutrality : NASSCOM welcomes TRAI's recommendations

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has upheld the principle of an open Internet and recommended that Internet service providers (ISPs) should be prohibited from discriminating between their web traffic by either blocking some apps, websites and services or by offering "fast lanes" to those who pay for the privilege.

Sci-tech OnePlus 5T Lava Red Now Available For Pre-Order On Oppomart
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T Lava Red Now Available For Pre-Order On Oppomart

But while India got the smartphone in only one Midnight Black colour option, folks in China have the chance to get their hands on a limited edition Lava Red colour as the OnePlus 5T goes on sale over their as well. OnePlus 5T has a 16MP primary sensor and 20MP secondary sensor. For selfies and video calling, there is a 16MP camera. There's a similar 3300mAh non-removable battery packed in an anodised aluminium body.

Sci-tech The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is the ultimate budget phone
Author: 0 The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is the ultimate budget phone

It is in line with the company's Make in India commitment and has been manufactured in the country. With a market share of 23.5 percent and having shipped 9.2 million smartphones in the third quarter this year, Xiaomi also became the fastest growing smartphone brand in India with a growth rate of almost 300 percent percent (year-on-year) in the third quarter this year, said International Data Corporation (IDC).