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Stock in the Spotlight: Fitbit Inc (FIT)

Over the full year, the number of devices sold fell to 15.3 million from 22.3 million in 2016, while the ASP was up 8 percent to United States dollars 101. The ...


Researchers discover hidden supercolony of 1.5 million penguins

That appears to be the case with a newly-discovered super-colony of Adélie penguins which, thanks to the incredible size of the group, was actually spotted fr...


Met Éireann issue fresh Status Red level weather warning for 5 counties

The forecaster added: "Sub-zero temperatures and icy conditions continuing tonight in strong easterly winds with heavy snow showers and high accumulations in so...


A Bus-Size Asteroid Will Whiz by Earth Friday

A webcast with astrophysicist Gianluca Masi in Ceccano, Italy, will be held by The Virtual Telescope Project for this particular event. The webcast will featu...


Become Human becomes buyable on May 25

Out of nowhere comes news this morning of a release date for Quantic Dream's upcoming game, Detroit: Become Human . Confronted with persecution and the violenc...


Microsoft releases new patch for Spectre Type 2 vulnerability

Microsoft (and other OS makers) have supplied OS-level updates to address the Meltdown and Spectre v1 vulnerabilities and said that CPU makers, such as Inte...


Facebook Ends Secondary Explore Feed Experiment

What is this "Explore" feed? you may ask. In a blog post, Facebook's head of News Feed, Adam Mosseri , said the experiment was motivated by "consistent feedbac...


Signals From the First Stars Could Show Hints of Dark Matter

Scientists detected the primordial hydrogen gas using EDGES ( Experiment to Detect Global EoR Signature ), a ground-based radio antenna installed in Western A...


The moon may have formed inside the early Earth

Because the Moon formed within the synestia, surrounded by hot vapor, it inherited its composition from Earth but only retained the elements that are more hard ...


ULA launches weather satellite from Florida

The objective is to provide NOAA with more accurate and faster forecasts than ever before. The satellite will provide more and better data than now availa...


N.Korea Won't Send Cheerleaders to Paralympics

Alpine skier Momoka Muraoka, who will be flag-bearer in the opening ceremony, received the delegation flag from Japanese Paralympic Committee President Mitsunor...


Geguri Shows Off Her Incredible Mechanics with New Overwatch Hero Brigitte

Hers is much smaller but she able to bash enemies - dashing forward and stunning if she connects. She's got plenty of utility to peel not only for allies but al...


Slovak Police Arrest Suspected Mafia Members Named by Slain Journalist

He did not give any names in the TV appearance but said the raids were connected with Italian businessmen with alleged Italian mafia links that Kuciak wrote abo...


S. African National Assembly agrees to land expropriation without compensation

The motion was passed by 241 votes in favor versus 83 votes against. Addressing reporters at the EFF's public health care campaign launch at Chris Baragwanath...


ASUS Unleashes 4 New ZenFone Smartphones & NovaGo Notebook At MWC 2018

Asus Zenfone 5 , the second smartphone after Redmi Note 5 Pro with the Snapdragon 636 processor , sports an nearly bezel-less display . Although, the Zenfone ...


Australia issues compulsory Takata airbag recall for 2.7m cars

The explosion propels shrapnel into the driver and passengers' eyes, faces, necks and chests. The compulsory recall requires suppliers of vehicles with de...


Will this app be the death of Instagram?

But why the hype? This is also the best way to find people you know who are already using Vero . Back in 2015, the photo-sharing app that bears a close res...


Mercedes-Benz India Launches S 350d Diesel, S 450 Petrol Saloons

The new auto has been launched in petrol and diesel variants , with the price of the diesel powered S 350d being Rs 1.33 crore ex-showroom and that of the pe...


Ring purchased by Amazon for over a lazy billion dollars

The startup company Ring manufactures video doorbells to provide better security. Amazon invested in Ring past year through its venture capital arm, the Al...


Nokia 8110 4G 'Slider' Feature Phone With Google and Facebook Apps Launched

The Nokia 8110 sports a 2.4-inch QVGA colour display . Before the revised version of this Nokia 8110 4G set, it also brought back Nokia 3310 . The Nokia ...