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Science British Nurseries Ban Glitter Due to Environmental Impact
Author: 0 British Nurseries Ban Glitter Due to Environmental Impact

Plastic particles called microbeads - like the kind Thompson was concerned about her children using - are produced specifically for beauty products and do, in fact, put "marine wildlife under serious threat", U.K. In 2015, California became the first USA state to restrict all use of non-biodegradable microbeads in products, and the United Kingdom government has issued a ban on "rinse-off" plastic microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products to begin next year.

Science 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.

Science 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.

Science Deepest Fish Ever Discovered in Mariana Trench
Author: 0 Deepest Fish Ever Discovered in Mariana Trench

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.

Science 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.

Science 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.

Science 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.

Science 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.

Science 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.

Science 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.

Science 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.

Science 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.

Science 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.

Science 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).

Science Nintendo to start offering in-game power-ups via cereal boxes
Author: 0 Nintendo to start offering in-game power-ups via cereal boxes

We've seen Nintendo partner up with Post brand cereals to promote the Nintendo Switch and Super Mario Odyssey , and now it looks like Nintendo is teaming up with Kellogg's to produce its very own cereal brand! That said, we were intrigued to find the blog reporting a credible rumor that Kellogg's is planning to launch a Super Mario-themed cereal-simply called " Super Mario Cereal"-in the near future".

Science Watch how Google's AI catches shoulder surfers spying on your phone
Author: 0 Watch how Google's AI catches shoulder surfers spying on your phone

The tool is created to protect you from corporate spies or nosey strangers stealing sensitive data from your smartphone screen in crowded places. Known as " electronic screen protector ", the software determines when someone is looking over your shoulder, using AI-based eye detection in the front camera of your smartphone.

Author: 0 Global 5G subscriptions to hit 1 bln by 2023 - Ericsson

The first commercial networks are expected to go live in 2019, with major deployments in 2020. "Early 5G deployments are foreseen in several markets, including the US, South Korea, Japan and China", the report said. However, it is expected to get a boost with 5.5 billion subscriptions which will cover more than 85 percent of the world's population by the end of 2023.

Science Lexus RX L SUV Delivers Long-Needed Three-Row Capability
Author: 0 Lexus RX L SUV Delivers Long-Needed Three-Row Capability

A 3.5-liter V6 is paired with two electric motors, generating a total of 308 horsepower, and driving through a continuously variable transmission. For RX Ls with optional second-row captain's chairs, Lexus says third-row users can walk through the open space in between the second-row chairs.