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GE Expands Its Alexa-Enabled Smart Lighting Portfolio GE Expands Its Alexa-Enabled Smart Lighting Portfolio
- January 02, 2018

Now, GE is releasing a slew of other devices, that are compatible with Alexa and the Google Assistant . The light supports voice controls and feedback, so you can talk to it to control smart home gadgets and get answers from your assistant of choice. (more...)
Amazon shipped over 5 billion items with Prime in 2017 Amazon shipped over 5 billion items with Prime in 2017
- January 02, 2018

Another top seller is an item that has lately become synonymous with Amazon Prime: The Instant Pot . You can check out more of Amazon Prime's 2017 year in review over here. But the company still has not revealed just how many members use the subscription services. A third-party estimate from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, released a few months ago , said that 63 percent of Amazon customers are now Prime members, and that Prime had grown to 90 million U.S. (more...)
United Kingdom pricing revealed for new 2018 Nissan Leaf United Kingdom pricing revealed for new 2018 Nissan Leaf
- January 02, 2018

A special edition 2.Zero trim level - limited to a production run of 1,500 vehicles - will be available at the launch of the new Leaf priced from £26,490 or from £339 a month on a three year/10,000 mile PCP with a £5,138 deposit. Not yet. It's not that we don't like the Leaf or appreciate its strengths; it's just not for us. Due to feedback that the old Leaf's distinctive style wasn't popular with some buyers, Nissan has given the latest model a substantial makeover that echoes the new ... (more...)
Prudential Financial Inc. Buys 20691 Shares of Priceline Group Inc (PCLN)
- January 02, 2018

The stock increased 2.51% or $43.58 during the last trading session, reaching $1781.32. About 878,452 shares traded. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has risen 5.69% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. Peoples Finance Svcs holds 10 shares. Therefore 77% are positive. Barnes Group had 22 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
These are Steam's best games of 2017 These are Steam's best games of 2017
- January 02, 2018

This week, Valve published its list of the top 100 selling games on Steam over the a year ago, featuring some new additions as well as some older releases. If, by chance, you received a VR headset during the holidays, you might want to take a look at Steam's most popular VR games for the year. The full list is 100 games strong and can be viewed over on the Steam website , but if that's a click too far you can check out which titles went platinum and gold by glancing below. (more...)
Samsung to Show Off Smart Glasses, Directional Speaker at CES Samsung to Show Off Smart Glasses, Directional Speaker at CES
- January 02, 2018

The third device is called Relúmĭno , these are smart glasses that are created to improve the vision of people with visual impairments. Apparently the glasses will be powered by processors and batteries and will work in conjunction with a smartphone. (more...)
Astronauts identify unknown microbes in space for first time Astronauts identify unknown microbes in space for first time
- January 02, 2018

Given the fact that microbes can actually survive in the vacuum of space will help to rule out and confirm whether DNA-based life is present of other planets or not. This past summer, the Genes in Space-3 team conducted an experiment with samples collected in space to see if they could sequence unknown organisms. This time, however, it was done with swabs collected in space. (more...)
Lenovo K320t; first 18:9 aspect ratio screen with dual camera launched Lenovo K320t; first 18:9 aspect ratio screen with dual camera launched
- January 02, 2018

It will go on sale from January 4th in China. Lenovo used to release only entry-level smartphones under the K-series. The product is polycarbonate plastic, 2.5D curved screen, a horizontal rear camera with LED flash; screen ratio occupies 81.4% of the total area of the front and fingerprint sensor on the back. (more...)
Samsung 'Nautilus' 2-in-1 Chromebook Coming Soon Samsung 'Nautilus' 2-in-1 Chromebook Coming Soon
- January 02, 2018

In a follow-up to hints from November, Chrome Unboxed has discovered code references confirming the existence of "Nautlius", a Samsung-made detachable Chrome OS tablet. The inclusion of a high-end camera would help the device capture and deliver more as a web-cam. Considering this report it looks like Samsung's new Chromebook will feature a 13-megapixel camera and it will be the first in the company's history and in the Chromebook series. (more...)
YouTube App Is Pulled From Millions Of Amazon Fire TV Devices YouTube App Is Pulled From Millions Of Amazon Fire TV Devices
- January 02, 2018

Basically, Google just confirmed what we already know that they are removing support for YouTube on the Amazon FireTV devices. If you search for Google Chromecast on the site, Amazon offers its own and cheap imports as alternatives. In the meantime, although the app has been blocked, users can still access YouTube on both Echo Show and Fire TV using the internet. Tensions have mounted between the two tech giants as their businesses continue to overlap. (more...)
OxygenOS 5.0.1 Now Rolling Out To The OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T OxygenOS 5.0.1 Now Rolling Out To The OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T
- January 02, 2018

This feature may trickle down to even older smartphones, as hinted by the company co-founder Carl Pei. This open beta is ready for people to download and test the upcoming Android Oreo on OnePlus 5T . Since this is a beta version, users might come across some bugs and errors. Once the zip file has been downloaded and copied to the OnePlus 5, a user will have reboot the device in recovery mode. (more...)
There is a 40% chance that Apple will acquire Netflix - Citi There is a 40% chance that Apple will acquire Netflix - Citi
- January 02, 2018

The note was written before Disney announced that it would acquire 20th Century Fox's studio and TV assets, giving a potential Apple-Disney deal a 20% to 30% chance. As such, tax reform may allow Apple to put this cash to use. Apple has long avoided repatriating cash to the United States in order to avoid high taxation. (more...)
Livid Mark Richt bumps ref after controversial no-call in Orange Bowl Livid Mark Richt bumps ref after controversial no-call in Orange Bowl
- January 02, 2018

Hornibrook completed 23 of 34 passes for 258 yards, going 20 for 25 in the final three quarters. The Hurricanes had a chance to get within a touchdown midway through the fourth, but Michael Badgley's chip-shot field goal went off the right upright. (more...)
Klavan header gives Liverpool dramatic late win Klavan header gives Liverpool dramatic late win
- January 02, 2018

He is not playing at his most fluent but a great goal. Jurgen Klopp was relieved to come away from Burnley with a hard-earned 2-1 victory as Liverpool were indebted to Ragnar Klavan's 94th-minute victor. The win lifted Liverpool level on points with third-place Manchester United , which plays at Everton in the late game Monday. "In terms of the knowledge of the group and the progress in my time here, I'm the best person to do it". (more...)
Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1 mn ransom paid Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1 mn ransom paid
- January 02, 2018

Following the latest developments, EXMO has officially released a statement addressing concerns regarding both the health of Pavel as well as the security of user funds on the platform. According to Reuters , the managing director of EXMO cryptocurrency exchange was taken by masked men close to his office in Kiev. Multiple Korean exchanges, including Bithumb, South Korea's largest domestic exchange, have been hacked a couple of times throughout the year. (more...)
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.25
- January 02, 2018

The stock increased 0.44% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $45.65. About 131,443 shares traded or 0.81% up from the average. Huntington National Bank has 1.52% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) for 1.21M shares. (more...)
Prepaid Recharge Plan Offers 1GB Data, Free Calls Prepaid Recharge Plan Offers 1GB Data, Free Calls
- January 01, 2018

Beginning the new year with price wars, telecom operators have rolled out plans and tweaked old ones to usher in 2018. A total of 140 free SMSes are also offered with Jio's Rs 98 prepaid recharge plan. In addition to the data benefits, users will also get unlimited local + STD voice calls, 100 local + national SMS per day and access to the vast content catalogue on the updated Airtel TV app . (more...)
Burlington Stores, Inc. (BURL) Stock Price Hits 52-Week High Today
- January 01, 2018

Brinker Capital holds 0.03% in Burlington Stores, Inc. About 9.75M shares traded. HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (HTBI) has risen 35.24% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.3 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 37 investors sold TER shares while 130 reduced holdings. (more...)
Google Chrome Pulls Down Extension Which Was Mining Cryptocurrencies Google Chrome Pulls Down Extension Which Was Mining Cryptocurrencies
- January 01, 2018

Another warned users to stay away , saying, "Do not use this extension as it comes loaded with a cryptocurrency mining script". The currency that was being mined by this extension was Monero. Despite the poor reviews and warnings given in reviews about the cryptojacking, Google has yet to do anything about the extension. A popular extension, Archive Poster, which allowed Tumblr users to "reblog, queue, draft, and like posts right from another blog's archive" was reportedly hijacking the ... (more...)
Institutional Investors Positive on Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:AMD)
- January 01, 2018

About 76.15 million shares traded. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Patriot Wealth Management Inc increased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp Com (XOM) by 38.43% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Lawsuits crop up over Apple's slowing down of older iPhones Lawsuits crop up over Apple's slowing down of older iPhones
- January 01, 2018

The company said that when some of its users complained about their iPhone models shutting off before running out of battery, it set about finding a solution to preserve the lifespan of those with ageing lithium ion batteries. Do you own an older iPhone? Apple has announced that the battery replacement program will commence immediately, instead of the initial late January rollout. (more...)
Discounted batteries for iPhones available now Discounted batteries for iPhones available now
- January 01, 2018

This goes for anyone with an iPhone 6 or later needing battery replacements. After this disclosure, Apple announced it would be lowering the price of iPhone battery replacements to $29 starting next month, however they've now stated that the price change is effective immediately. (more...)
The Nokia 3310 4G Is Expected To Launch In Early 2018
- January 01, 2018

Other than the names of these smartphones, the leaked APK information of the Nokia Camera app has not revealed anything regarding the specifications of these upcoming devices. Going by previous reports, the company is planning to host an event on Jan 19, and the star of which will be Nokia 9 . The file revealed a list of HMD Global Nokia phones which includes already released ones and also unreleased ones. (more...)
GameStop has deals on Nintendo Switch games National Basketball Association 2K18, Cars 3 GameStop has deals on Nintendo Switch games National Basketball Association 2K18, Cars 3
- January 01, 2018

With so many devices sold until now, major publisher will certainly look forward to release games for Nintendo Switch. 2017 was a very good year for Nintendo, especially after the Wii U's failure. Its efforts in mobile games continue with "Emblem: Heroes" and "Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp", and the proposals for Android and iOS generally bring millions of dollars in revenue. (more...)
Telegram for Android gets new update with Multiple accounts feature Telegram for Android gets new update with Multiple accounts feature
- January 01, 2018

The new telegram version 4.7 adds multiple accounts support to the messaging app. This will be a welcome feature for users who were relying on things like parallel apps or app cloning to access multiple Telegram accounts on a single phone up until now. (more...)
Samsung acknowledges the battery issue faced by Galaxy Note 8 users Samsung acknowledges the battery issue faced by Galaxy Note 8 users
- January 01, 2018

August might see the arrival of the Nokia 10, which means the Nokia 9 may well be on its way in January 2018 as predicted. June will be a massive month for smartphone releases, at least according to this latest Chinese social media leak. (more...)
(NYSE:DYN) Short Interest Down 15.9% in November
- January 01, 2018

DYN now has a 50-day MA of $11.56. Based on an average daily volume of 5,888,501 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.9 days. Unusual volume shows something has likely happened in the stock-such as a news release or traders have become anxious or euphoric about the stock's potential. (more...)
Iran restricts social media, issues warning to protesters
- January 01, 2018

There were no sign of protests on Sunday and the government said it would temporarily restrict access to the Telegram and Instagram messaging apps, state television quoted an informed source as saying. The agreement did not limit Iran's activities around the world, including its support for the regime of Bashar Assad in Syria or the Houthis, who are engaged in a civil war in Yemen. (more...)
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...)