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Victims Identified in Troy Homicides, but Killer Is Still at Large Victims Identified in Troy Homicides, but Killer Is Still at Large
- January 01, 2018

Family members expressed their grief to reporters at Troy's Boys & Girls Club, Fox reported . 'He was the quintessential "Club Kid" who impacted the lives of so many staff, children and teens, parents and volunteers, ' the club said in a statement. (more...)
WATCH Adorable Grandmother Try To Use Google Home WATCH Adorable Grandmother Try To Use Google Home
- January 01, 2018

Most would be aware of how hilarious it can get when newbies and technically-backward individuals come in contact with new innovations. As noted by Digital Trends, the grandmother can be seen asking, "What is this thing?" Sure, her accent might get in the way, but she seems to have a hard time understand the exact protocol when conversing with our new voice-activated assistants/overlords. (more...)
Security Minister to Social Media: Security Minister to Social Media: "Fight Extremism or Face Tax Penalties"
- January 01, 2018

Britain's security minister has threatened technology firms such as Facebook , YouTube and Google with punitive taxation if they fail to cooperate with the government on fighting online extremism. "If they [internet firms] continue to be less than cooperative, we should look at things like tax as a way of incentivizing them or compensating for their inaction", Wallace pointed out. (more...)
General Electric (GE) Holdings Trimmed by Nippon Life Insurance Co
- January 01, 2018

The stock decreased 2.01% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $51.15. About 1.88 million shares traded. BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) has risen 53.28% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. Therefore 30% are positive. Finally, Citigroup set a $28.00 price target on General Electric and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. (more...)
Tesla (TSLA) Upgraded to "Sell" by BidaskClub
- December 31, 2017

It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. Security Natl Trust reported 0.01% stake. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund now owns 38,569 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock worth $13,156,000 after acquiring an additional 784 shares during the period. (more...)
Bring in the new year by checking out the super moon Bring in the new year by checking out the super moon
- December 31, 2017

The moon will appear about 14% bigger and 30% brighter in the sky as it sits closer than average to Earth. "The supermoons are a great opportunity for people to start looking at the Moon, not just that once but every chance they have!" The last one occurred on December 3. (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) After Last Week? Are Analysts Bearish Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) After Last Week?
- December 31, 2017

The stock had a trading volume of 675,279 shares, compared to its average volume of 918,235. It has outperformed by 46.63% the S&P500. Proshare Advisors Llc, which manages about $28.14 billion and $10.88B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG) by 9,596 shares to 90,745 shares, valued at $11.22M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi A1 finally starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo Update Xiaomi Mi A1 finally starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo Update
- December 31, 2017

In the recently-released beta update to testers, Xiaomi had announced that the Oreo would activate fast-charging in the Mi A1, which makes the device even more special, as no rival in the mid-range segment boasts this feature. What's coming in Oreo update for Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One series? The public version of Android Oreo is being deployed to Xiaomi Mi A1 via OTA (Over The Air) in batches, so it will take a few days to reach all regions of the country. (more...)
Which Insider sold 5000000 Shares Of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH)?
- December 31, 2017

The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $60.95. About 776,761 shares traded. Three Peaks Capital Mngmt Limited Co stated it has 1.11% of its portfolio in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) rating on Tuesday, October 3. Nomura maintained Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) on Wednesday, August 10 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Apple Offers Apology, Replacement Deal for exhausted iPhone Batteries
- December 31, 2017

The disclosure prompted widespread criticism, with some accusing the company of purposely slowing down the phones to encourage customers to buy newer models. It said the problem was that ageing lithium batteries delivered power unevenly, which could cause iPhones to shut down automatically to protect the delicate circuits inside. (more...)
Apple Offers $29 Battery Replacements Following 'Batterygate' Scandal
- December 31, 2017

However, this decision doesn't go into effect until late January and other companies are already picking up the slack - specifically, device fix tool seller iFixit. It instead referred The New Daily to a statement issued on Friday in which Apple denied claims that it intentionally shortened the life of its products to drive customer upgrades. (more...)
WhatsApp ne fonctionnera plus sur certains smartphones — Technologie WhatsApp ne fonctionnera plus sur certains smartphones — Technologie
- December 31, 2017

En outre, WhatsApp compte aller plus loin à l'horizon 2020. L'application de messagerie instantanée ne fonctionnera en effet plus à cette date sur les modèles précédemment cités. Pour le Nokia S40 , il faudra attendre la fin de 2018. A cette époque, près de 70% des smartphones avaient des systèmes d'exploitation BlackBerry et Nokia. (more...)
The Google Pixel C is no longer available in the Google Store The Google Pixel C is no longer available in the Google Store
- December 31, 2017

After reaching out to Google, Tech Crunch confirms that the device is now officially in its "end of life" phase since it is no longer on sale on their site. In fact, one of the most pleasant surprises of the Google Pixelbook is that the thing makes for an absolutely wonderful Android tablet - one that is often as nimble and responsive as smaller devices like the iPad. (more...)
Vivo V7 price in India slashed to Rs 16990: Specifications and features Vivo V7 price in India slashed to Rs 16990: Specifications and features
- December 30, 2017

The device comes with a pixel density of ~282 PPI. The mid-range device from Vivo was recently launched in Energetic Blue color variant and this variant will also be available for Rs. There is a fingerprint sensor on the back panel as well. While the Vivo V7 captures some fantastic selfies, it not only confined to that. "The smartphone is coming with a 5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 Display (V7+ features a 5.9" display). (more...)
Beyoncé Shares Her Behind-The-Scenes Shots From The 'Family Feud' Shoot Beyoncé Shares Her Behind-The-Scenes Shots From The 'Family Feud' Shoot
- December 30, 2017

The rapper released the anticipated and star-studded new music video for " Family Feud ". Jay-Z's highly-anticipated video for "Family Feud" dropped on Friday and did not disappoint. The couple, one of the richest and most influential in the music industry, have reconciled and Beyonce gave birth to their twins in June. The video chronicles a story that takes place over 400 years, starting in 2444 and going back in time to 2018 where Jay-Z takes daughter Blue Ivy to church to confess ... (more...)
Apple Takes Heat for Chicago Store's Falling Ice Problem Apple Takes Heat for Chicago Store's Falling Ice Problem
- December 30, 2017

Apparently, the building doesn't have any gutters, therefore there's nowhere for the snow to fall, Fortune reports. I've lived in Chicago and the Chicago suburbs for 95% of my life and if there's one thing we have in the winter, it's snow and ice. (more...)
Apple sorry for slowing iPhones, cuts battery price by $50
- December 30, 2017

Apple also says it will cut the price of a battery replacement by $50 to $29. The price will go back up to the usual $79 in 2019. Some thought it was a ploy to get people to upgrade to new devices. "Last year we released a feature for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down during these conditions". (more...)
Avengers stars celebrate Stan Lee's 95th birthday: 'The one and only!'
- December 30, 2017

Several stars from "The Avengers " franchise wished Lee a happy birthday along with several series on the air thanks to his creations plus many, many more. The chairman emeritus of Marvel Comics also became movie mogul and King of the Cameos, and actors bow to his golden touch. He also never fails to make appearance in big events ike the Comic-con. (more...)
NVIDIA (NVDA) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows NVIDIA (NVDA) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows
- December 30, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $189.24, for a total value of $6,339,161.52. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since December 29, 2016 and is downtrending. Vetr raised shares of NVIDIA from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $176.95 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. (more...)
OnePlus bringing back sandstone finish in new 5T next month? OnePlus bringing back sandstone finish in new 5T next month?
- December 30, 2017

Well, OnePlus has uploaded a video on YouTube with the title "What's in the Box?". If you recall, OnePlus' first two smartphones- the OnePlus One and the OnePlus 2 featured a textured back, which OnePlus calls as Sandstone back with a nice feel to it. (more...)
Janus Henderson Group PLC Raises Position in TESARO Inc (TSRO)
- December 30, 2017

The company has market cap of $4.51 billion. The stock increased 0.18% or GBX 5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2795. About 115,402 shares traded. Bogle Grant C . had sold 14,167 shares worth $1.91M. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.59, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Janus Henderson Group PLC Raises Position in TESARO Inc ( TSRO )" was originally published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. (more...)
New Species of Giant Octopus Found New Species of Giant Octopus Found
- December 30, 2017

The GPO also has only one frontal white spot, while the new species has two. To find concrete proof, Nathan Hollenbeck, an undergraduate student at Alaska Pacific University , chose to make these animals his senior thesis by examining shrimp fishing bycatch, where octopuses generally converge. (more...)
NASA showed threatens Earth asteroid NASA showed threatens Earth asteroid
- December 29, 2017

Earth had a close brush with a giant asteroid . "The dark spot on its surface, may be a crater or other depression which does not reflect the radar beams back to Earth", said Taylor. More information about the Planetary Defense Coordinator Office can be found here. It will pass between the Earth and the Moon at a distance of just 139,433 miles - close enough to be considered a near miss by astronomers. (more...)
Govt warns against investing in bitcoins Govt warns against investing in bitcoins
- December 29, 2017

As virtual currencies don't have any intrinsic value , and are not backed by any type of assets, the price is a mere speculation, which ultimately results in spurt and volatility in prices. Meanwhile, cryptocurrency dealer Pluto Exchange on Thursday announced the launch of India's first mobile application for transacting in virtual currencies. (more...)
Pixel C Tablet Dropped From The Google Store Pixel C Tablet Dropped From The Google Store
- December 29, 2017

Google has not made any official announcement, but going to its page will now redirect users to the Pixelbook . This news comes in the backdrop of Google getting ready to open brick and mortar stores in India to improve the sales of its Pixel devices. (more...)
Kodi for Xbox One finally arrives - here's how to download it now Kodi for Xbox One finally arrives - here's how to download it now
- December 29, 2017

During our quick hands-on with the app, we also noticed that Kodi doesn't support the Xbox One Media Remote as of yet, so you'll have to use your Xbox One controller to navigate the app. Knowing that the UWP version now only supports NFS, I'm hoping there's an easy way to hook into that from the Drobo for media streaming. The player was eventually developed for other platforms , with the Xbox version suffering as the device obsolete. (more...)
Gionee S11 Featuring Four Cameras To Launch In India In January 2018 Gionee S11 Featuring Four Cameras To Launch In India In January 2018
- December 29, 2017

The Indian smartphone market isn't the easiest to break into, but with an affordable price tag, the Gionee S11 could prove to be a good option. However, if Gionee manages to launch the S11 in the Rs 17,000 to Rs 18,000 price band in India, then it will be a worthy competitor to the Honor 9i which is now the only mid-range smartphone that offers four cameras and an 18:9 display at Rs 17,999. (more...)
Moto G5S Plus gets A Price Cut in India Moto G5S Plus gets A Price Cut in India
- December 29, 2017

Motorola launched its Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus smartphones nearly 4 months back. With this price cut, the Moto G5S Plus is now available for Rs. The fingerprint sensor in mounted on the front, along with the home button. A 3000mAh battery powers the smartphone from within giving it a decent backup with the Turbo Charging feature. (more...)
Picture of the Xiaomi Mi 7 shows fingerprint sensor on the screen Picture of the Xiaomi Mi 7 shows fingerprint sensor on the screen
- December 29, 2017

Smartphone Xiaomi Mi A1 will soon receive firmware Android 8 Oreo, and straight from Google, and it will be a lot of new and interesting things. The report adds that Xiaomi's lack of interest in under-screen fingerprint scanner indicates it could ditch fingerprint-based security altogether in favour of face recognition. (more...)
NASA warns 'UNSEEN' asteroid size of BUCKINGHAM PALCE heading for Earth TOMORROW NASA warns 'UNSEEN' asteroid size of BUCKINGHAM PALCE heading for Earth TOMORROW
- December 29, 2017

The potentially hazardous asteroid , which is 22.6 to 49 feet in diameter (seven to 15 metres) is due to skim past Earth at 4.56pm GMT (11.56 ET) this afternoon. "There were 1888 such objects discovered in 2016 and 1,571 in 2015". At time of closest approach on December 16 at 3 p.m. PST (6 p.m. EST, 11 p.m. UTC) the asteroid was about 6.4 million miles (10.3 million kilometers) away, or about 27 times the distance from Earth to the moon. (more...)