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What's Ahead for Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) After Achieving 52-Week High? What's Ahead for Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) After Achieving 52-Week High?
- January 05, 2018

Notis stated it has 0.25% in Amazon.com, Inc. SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC now owns 272 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $263,000 after purchasing an additional 1 shares during the last quarter. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, June 21 report. The company was maintained on Monday, September 11 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
The Neon Pink/Green Joy-Con will be hitting store shelves this month The Neon Pink/Green Joy-Con will be hitting store shelves this month
- January 05, 2018

Though there wasn't anything special about the Switch console itself, the Joy-Cons that were included in the bundle were colored neon pink and neon green, drawing inspiration from the vibrant colors found in the game itself. We've asked the company for details, and we'll update this article with any information we receive. Nintendo hasn't announced how much the neon pink and green controllers will cost (a standard set is priced at $80), nor whether they'll come in a pair as the image ... (more...)
Best free Antivirus apps for Android in 2018
- January 05, 2018

Alphonso can then take advantage of this to tailor more precise ads, perhaps even looking into which advertisement prompted you to purchase something. However, Android apps pause when you click or tap out of their windows. Pool 3D , one of the apps to run the software, attempts to expound its objective, reach and conduct. (more...)
Scientists create new robotic muscle which can lift high weights with precision Scientists create new robotic muscle which can lift high weights with precision
- January 05, 2018

The robotic devices can execute a selection of tasks like grasping delicate items, such as raspberries and raw eggs, and lifting heavy objects. The Keplinger Research Group in the College of Engineering and Applied Science has developed a new class of soft, electrically activated devices capable of mimicking the expansion and contraction of natural muscles . (more...)
Abode Adds Google Assistant Integration to DIY Home Security Abode Adds Google Assistant Integration to DIY Home Security
- January 05, 2018

Just last October, we reported on 65 direct partners being supported by Assistant and now if you go over to the Home Control section of your Google Home app or Assistant's settings, you can find that the number has jumped a little over 100. (more...)
Ozone Layer Hole Is Healing, According To Research Ozone Layer Hole Is Healing, According To Research
- January 05, 2018

In the 1980s, researchers measured worryingly low concentrations of ozone above the poles, confirming the predictions of previous CFC studies. The global ban on those chemicals resulted in a 20% decrease in ozone depletion during the winter of 2016, as opposed to the 2005 statistics gathered by the satellite Aurora of NASA. (more...)
HP Chromebook 11 G6, Chromebook 14 G5 announced ahead of CES 2018 HP Chromebook 11 G6, Chromebook 14 G5 announced ahead of CES 2018
- January 05, 2018

That is thanks to their jump to 7th generation Intel Celeron N processors. The Chromebook 11 G6 Education Edition is "classroom-ready", as it's been ruggedized with co-molded rubber contact points. In terms of design, the Chromebook 11 G6 has witnessed a change in position of ports (USB Type-C and USB Type-A). When it comes to displays, the HP Chromebook 14 G5 and HP Chromebook 11 G6 begin at 1366x768 pixels resolution. (more...)
Spotify's chief content officer is leaving ahead of its IPO Spotify's chief content officer is leaving ahead of its IPO
- January 05, 2018

Apple Music , in comparison, last reported having 30 million subscribers in September 2017, all of them paying a monthly fee. The 70 million subscribers paying for Premium services get ad-free playback and the ability to listen offline up to 10,000 tracks in Extreme quality on different devices and platforms. (more...)
Google's Alleged Gender Pay Discrimination Hits Pre-school Teachers, Too Google's Alleged Gender Pay Discrimination Hits Pre-school Teachers, Too
- January 05, 2018

Former employee Heidi Lamar alleged in a complaint that Google employed roughly 147 women and three men as preschool teachers in its childcare center - but that two of those men were given higher starting salaries than almost all of the women teachers, the paper said. (more...)
Tiger-Disha's 'Baaghi 2' to release on March 30 Tiger-Disha's 'Baaghi 2' to release on March 30
- January 05, 2018

In the poster which was released earlier in May past year, Tiger is seen flaunting his chiselled bareback and a gun in his hands, speaking volumes about his daredevil act in the Ahmed Khan directorial. Our Hero, Tiger Shroff , took to Twitter to share the news . However, a leaked video , which is going viral online, sees Tiger and Disha exchanging garlands (Jaimalas) in Goa and this has led to speculations that the duo would have secretly married. (more...)
Hyundai, VW ink deals with USA autonomous vehicle firm Hyundai, VW ink deals with USA autonomous vehicle firm
- January 05, 2018

The partnership of Volkswagen and Aurora will bring self-driving electric vehicles to cities as Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) fleets. Pittsburgh, home to Carnegie Mellon University, has always been the epicentre of robotics research and Aurora has a sizeable office there. (more...)
I was made to feel like an outcast, says Akshay Kumar I was made to feel like an outcast, says Akshay Kumar
- January 05, 2018

Other than these, Akki's kitty is brimming with projects such as Gold, 2.0, and two films that are yet to go on the floors - Land of Lungi and Housefull 4. After campaigning for toilets Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is now gunning to popularise the use of sanitary pads. News was out last year in October that the film had been shelved, but it looks like the film will continue with its release slated next year in March. (more...)
Jane Street Group LLC Raises Holdings in First Data Corp (NYSE:FDC)
- January 05, 2018

Jane Street Group LLC owned approximately 0.11% of First Data worth $18,271,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. The PEG ratio shows us that, when compare to the beer company, the always-popular tech company doesn't have the growth rate to justify its higher P/E, and its stock price appears overvalued. (more...)
Apple Releases Mitigations to Meltdown for iOS, macOS, and tvOS
- January 05, 2018

The company's full statement, available through a new support document covering Meltdown and Spectre, is below: Security researchers have recently uncovered security issues known by two names, Meltdown and Spectre. Researchers at Google's Project Zero and academic institutions including the Graz University of Technology in Austria discovered the problem past year and disclosed it Wednesday. (more...)
What Is Thundersnow? Winter Storm Grayson Causes Rare Weather Phenomenon What Is Thundersnow? Winter Storm Grayson Causes Rare Weather Phenomenon
- January 05, 2018

More than 3,000 airline flights within, into or out of the United States were canceled ahead of the storm's arrival on Thursday , according to tracking service FlightAware .com. As a result, transit officials have closed a number of the city's Blue Line stops, including near the New England Aquarium, where a reported four feet of water have accumulated, and the Boston Fire Department has performed some dramatic rescues, as pictured below. (more...)
Monster Hunter World's Meat Shack to provide FREE BBQ for fans Monster Hunter World's Meat Shack to provide FREE BBQ for fans
- January 05, 2018

For more details head to Eventbrite . From Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th of January at London's Flat Iron Square the Monster Hunter Meat Shack will be serving massive burgers and platters of meaty goodness, totally free, to celebrate the launch of Monster Hunter : World on January 26th. (more...)
Nintendo Switch's big sales; pay-what-you-like cafe closes; Ripple riches
- January 05, 2018

Their latest milestone shatters the previous record held by their Wii console which moved 4 million units in the same time period upon its release. The Wii went on to become a smash hit for Nintendo , only for the Japanese gaming giant to then hobble itself with the Wii U which effectively tanked and put the company's future at risk. (more...)
Burnout Paradise HD reports gather pace Burnout Paradise HD reports gather pace
- January 05, 2018

Other platforms and a release date outside of Japan have yet to be confirmed, but considering the popularity of Burnout Paradise , they're likely on the horizon. " Burnout Paradise HD Remaster" (a tentative title) will seemingly be released for PS4 in Japan on March 16 - which hopefully means we'll be getting it worldwide too. (more...)
SpaceX to kick off new year with government launch SpaceX to kick off new year with government launch
- January 05, 2018

The rocket was rolled out on December 28, 2017 and raised vertical on the launch pad. Friday's launch will also include an attempt to land the first stage of the two-stage Falcon 9 , which will come back to Landing Zone 1, a SpaceX facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station right next to KSC. (more...)
Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and Xperia L2 renders leaked online Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and Xperia L2 renders leaked online
- January 05, 2018

Previous rumors have indicated that Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H4233) will receive a screen diagonal of six inches and an aspect ratio of 16: 9 (1080p), Snapdragon SoC 630, 4 GB of RAM and 64 flash. The top and bottom speakers out front are also visible as are the volume controls plus the power button on the right, Sony may have skipped the fingerprint sensor, which was earlier seen on the power button. (more...)
Alaskan 'Sunrise' Girl DNA Helps Show How Humans Populated Americas Alaskan 'Sunrise' Girl DNA Helps Show How Humans Populated Americas
- January 05, 2018

Either two separate groups of people crossed the land bridge into the Americas over 15,000 years ago, or one group crossed, and then split into two entirely independent populations. "The DNA from Xach'itee'aanenh T'eede Gaay has provided an unprecedented window into the history of her people", he said. According to the team's timeline, the ancestral population first emerged as a separate group around 36,000 years ago, probably somewhere in northeast Asia. (more...)
Rare total lunar eclipse to take place in January — Blue Moon Rare total lunar eclipse to take place in January — Blue Moon
- January 05, 2018

The second full moon of the winter season traditionally is called the Snow Moon. January 31st 2018 is definitely going to be a very special night for the moon as a rare combination of three celestial events, occurring only once every 150 years is about to take place. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Preview Review
- January 05, 2018

The report states that LawBreakers' poor sales were due to the game being released around the same time as PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . "And also, regarding impairment loss for LawBreakers , this is everything, so we will not be accruing any other impairment loss pertaining to LawBreakers in the future". (more...)
Microsoft Ends Windows 10 Kinect Adaptor Production Microsoft Ends Windows 10 Kinect Adaptor Production
- January 05, 2018

After Microsoft announced late previous year that it would no longer be manufacturing Kinect cameras, we thought the accessory couldn't get any more dead. The adapter was on sale after that, but it's been out of stock at most retailers (including the Microsoft Store) for several months. Since the Kinect was a dying breed, Microsoft re-released some newer Kinect games such as Disneyland Adventures, Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure and Zoo Tycoon for the Xbox One X that could be ... (more...)
Coral reefs around globe being pummelled by climate change Coral reefs around globe being pummelled by climate change
- January 05, 2018

Some coral researchers have said that in addition to pressing for more action on climate change, policy makers need to buy time for reefs by swiftly reducing other stresses such as pollution, and enhancing protections for refuge areas where corals have a chance of holding out longest as temperatures warm. (more...)
Nokia 6 (2018) may be unveiled today; here're the key features Nokia 6 (2018) may be unveiled today; here're the key features
- January 05, 2018

The new Nokia cell phone is the successor to the most recent year's Nokia 6 and is appearing in China . But there's some good news, it seems that the phone will still have narrow bezels. Moreover, it supports Dual SIM, Bluetooth 5, and rocks a USB Type-C port on the bottom. Let us know if you plan to buy one. Specs is a department that has completely changed with the new generation. (more...)
Samsung unveils Exynos 9810 with facial recognition and more Samsung unveils Exynos 9810 with facial recognition and more
- January 05, 2018

Samsung says the chip is already in production so it's a safe bet it'll show up in the Galaxy S9 smartphone. If that sounds awfully familiar, then you're not wrong, as it's pretty much describing the Face ID and Animoji features you'll find on Apple's latest top smartphone. (more...)
Jimmy Iovine is reportedly leaving Apple Music this year Jimmy Iovine is reportedly leaving Apple Music this year
- January 05, 2018

Under Iovine's leadership, Apple Music has witnessed strong growth. His departure will reportedly coincide with the full vesting of his Apple shares . Jimmy Iovine's tenure at Apple may come to an end this summer. He pitched the concept of a subscription music service to the late Steve Jobs in 2003. (more...)
Supermoon may put a damper on this week's meteor shower Supermoon may put a damper on this week's meteor shower
- January 03, 2018

Much like December's Geminid meteors, an asteroid is thought to cause this meteor shower. You'll still be able to see them in any part of the sky. Of the two planets, Jupiter is the brightest at -1.8 magnitude, as the reddish Mars is at 1.5 magnitude (dim.) By next week they start to break apart, and the moon - in a waning crescent phase - joins them January 11. (more...)
New 2018 Mercedes A-Class TEASE continues with winter testing video New 2018 Mercedes A-Class TEASE continues with winter testing video
- January 03, 2018

The 2018 Mercedes A-Class will be revealed early in the New Year, and Mercedes continue the tease with a video showing the new A-Class winter testing. The new G-Class will also have a longer wheelbase which will give it just a whole lot more room for more comfortable seating and of course, a larger boot. (more...)