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Apple: Mac and iPhone both affected by big chip vulnerability
- January 06, 2018

Intel on Thursday said it has developed and is issuing updates for all types of Intel-based machines that will render system affected by the design flaw immune to Spectre and Meltdown . While that attack is thought to be more difficult to pull off, it's also harder to guard against, and Apple Watch is as vulnerable to it as the rest of Apple's product line. (more...)
Peter Thiel places big bet on bitcoin Peter Thiel places big bet on bitcoin
- January 06, 2018

Founders Fund, the venture capital fund started by famed Silicon Valley investor and entrepreneur Peter Thiel , is holding "hundreds of millions of dollars" in bitcoin, the Wall Street Journal reported . Despite Bitcoin being a risky investment, it has evidently paid off for Founders Fund, but it remains unclear whether any of the holdings have been sold as yet. (more...)
Xbox Is Ending Production Of The Xbox One Kinect Adaptor Xbox Is Ending Production Of The Xbox One Kinect Adaptor
- January 06, 2018

This might be a good time to remind folks that you don't actually need a Kinect to get the absolute most out of your Xbox One any longer. For eight months after the release of the console, the company offered a free USB adapter to owners of the controller in the transition from Xbox One to a new version of the console. (more...)
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc
- January 06, 2018

Dupont Cap Management invested in 26,499 shares or 0.05% of the stock. The stock increased 1.37% or $2.52 during the last trading session, reaching $186.85. (NYSE:PKI). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in PerkinElmer, Inc. Mairs Inc stated it has 0% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (more...)
Bank of America Corporation (BAC) EPS Estimated At $0.46
- January 06, 2018

About 56.45M shares traded. Wells Fargo & Co set a $35.00 price target on Bank of America (NYSE: BAC ) in a report released on Wednesday, December 20th. Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2017 Q3. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.58%. It dropped, as 68 investors sold BAC shares while 569 reduced holdings. (more...)
At Least 3 Billion Computer Chips Have the Spectre Security Hole At Least 3 Billion Computer Chips Have the Spectre Security Hole
- January 06, 2018

One of the stranger things about the media coverage of Specter and Meltdown has been its emphasis on the idea that these vulnerabilities are especially unsafe for cloud computing, in which multiple customers' data may be stored on the same servers. (more...)
Nokia 6 (2018): Daten & Bilder vorab im Netz aufgetaucht Nokia 6 (2018): Daten & Bilder vorab im Netz aufgetaucht
- January 06, 2018

Auch die Ausstattung bei den Kameras ist identisch. Der Fingerabdrucksensor wechselt jedoch seine Position und wandert auf die Rückseite. Zudem gibt es den vom Nokia 8 bekannten zweifachen Selbstporträt-Modus, so dass auf Knopfdruck beide Kameras simultan ein Foto aufnehmen können. (more...)
SpaceX to Launch NRO's Secret 'Zuma' Payload SpaceX to Launch NRO's Secret 'Zuma' Payload
- January 06, 2018

SpaceX will be conducting some tests on Falcon Heavy in preparation for its launch. "Team at the Cape completed additional propellant loading tests today". Before this, in May 2017 SpaceX had launched a secret spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office. In September, the U.S. The target launch date for the first SpaceX rocket launch of the year is now January 7, attributing the additional delay to extreme weather. (more...)
United States Steel (X) Upgraded by Axiom Securities to "Hold"
- January 06, 2018

Shares of United States Steel Co . Technical traders may be staring at recent indicator levels on shares of United States Steel Corporation (X). The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.3 million shares versus an average volume of 0.14 million shares during last trading session. (more...)
Traders Buy Shares of BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) on Weakness Following Insider Selling
- January 06, 2018

It has underperformed by 11.41% the S&P500. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.00, for a total value of $712,500.00. Mplx Lp now has $15.34B valuation. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of BioMarin Pharmaceutical from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Monday, October 16th. (more...)
Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC Decreases Position in Liberty Global plc
- January 06, 2018

They set a "buy" rating and a $43.00 price objective on the stock. Its -0.09% depreciation from Wednesday's close has set alarm bells ringing. Buckingham Research assumed coverage on Liberty Global plc - Class A in a research report on Friday, September 29th. (more...)
Despite UIDAI assurance, Edward Snowden warns Aadhaar not safe from 'government abuse' Despite UIDAI assurance, Edward Snowden warns Aadhaar not safe from 'government abuse'
- January 06, 2018

An investigation into the Aadhaar security loophole by the Tribune has showed that details of the 12-digit unique identification number are easily accessible. The UIDAI on Thursday said the Aadhaar data including biometric information is fully safe and secure . Further, the Aadhaar number is not a secret number. (more...)
Android 8.1 Oreo update causing issues on some Nexus and Pixel devices Android 8.1 Oreo update causing issues on some Nexus and Pixel devices
- January 06, 2018

Now that Google has released the next version of Android , Android Oreo, the wait for the devices to get the update first has already started. The Android 8.1 update was a relatively minor one apart from the enabling of the Pixel Visual Core and a security patch. (more...)
Reliance Jio revises existing plans, offers 1 Gb for Rs 149 Reliance Jio revises existing plans, offers 1 Gb for Rs 149
- January 06, 2018

Jio's Rs 149 prepaid plan, which presently offers 4.2GB aggregate app with 0.15GB as the daily FUP (Fair Usage Policy), has been moved up to give clients 28GB app. Vodafone prepaid customers get 1GB data per day for 28 days at Rs 198. The recharge pack also offers unlimited local and STD voice calls. The Rs 198 plan comes with a validity of 28 days; the Rs 398 plan offers benefits for 70 days; the Rs 448 plan for 84 days, and lastly, the Rs 498 plan is valid for 91 days. (more...)
Research team led by LSU professor debunks theory about mysterious star Research team led by LSU professor debunks theory about mysterious star
- January 06, 2018

The star, which is more than 1,000 light years away and 1,000 degrees hotter than the sun, is normal aside from sporadic dimming and brightening, LSU says. Boyajian emphasized the importance of citizen science in the star's discovery and study . The star's unusual behaviour was first detected by a group of citizen scientists, known as the Planet Hunters , who were examining large volumes of data from Nasa's Kepler mission. (more...)
Roku ventures into home entertainment Roku ventures into home entertainment
- January 06, 2018

It will soon be possible to have a full Roku home theater and whole home sound system that is run by a single Roku remote or by the Roku Entertainment Assistant voice control. Roku Inc., which makes devices for streaming internet video on television sets, announced Wednesday that it plans to develop a voice assistant and let manufacturers create Roku-connected speakers, stepping up its competition with tech giants Apple, Google and Amazon. (more...)
Ct Mason Continues to Hold Position in Check Point Software Technolog (CHKP)
- January 06, 2018

The stock increased 1.42% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $42.75. About 195,489 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since January 4, 2017 and is. Bancorp Of Montreal Can has 0.01% invested in Keysight Technologies, Inc. Liberty Mutual Group Inc Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0.04% or 46,334 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Ellen DeGeneres mocks Eric Trump's suggestion that she's part of 'deep state' Ellen DeGeneres mocks Eric Trump's suggestion that she's part of 'deep state'
- January 06, 2018

However, she added, "politics pays attention to me". Or, you know, just don't click on their stuff so much. While Donald Trump taunts North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un over nukes with penis size comparisons , one of the first sons, Eric Trump , went after the usual targets on Twitter - Barack Obama , Hillary Clinton . (more...)
Nokia 6 (2018) with 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon 630 goes official Nokia 6 (2018) with 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon 630 goes official
- January 06, 2018

The Dual-Sight which was first introduced on the company's flagship model Nokia 8 allows capturing shots both from the front and the rear camera sensor simultaneously. Only this time round, HMD is using bold colour accents to accentuate the phone's chamfers on both the front as well as on the back. Nokia 6 (2018 ) consists the 16-megapixel camera on the rear side. (more...)
Here's What You Need To Know About The 'Meltdown' And 'Spectre' Bugs
- January 06, 2018

Intel has helped provide security patches , but the complaints raise concerns that these patches will hurt computer performance, and aren't an adequate response to the problem. The Redmond giant released yesterday an emergency update with kernel fixes to protect Windows users from the security flaw , highlighting that the security exploit is serious but hasn't been actually used for now. (more...)
What's Ahead for Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS) After Reaching 52-Week High?
- January 06, 2018

The stock increased 1.17% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $90.7. Also, CFO Mark M. Coyle sold 2,500 shares of Citrix Systems stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 3rd. The firm has "Buy" rating by Loop Capital given on Wednesday, February 15. Susquehanna has "Buy" rating and $148.0 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Citrix Systems , Inc. (more...)
Apple Watch users reporting interference from ICU equipment causing problems Apple Watch users reporting interference from ICU equipment causing problems
- January 06, 2018

The issue - which affects both cellular and non-LTE variants - certainly has something to do with ICU equipment. If we look at the Apple Support forum, the comments suggest the bug is present on Watch OS 4.0 and 4.1 of Apple Watch Series 3 . (more...)
Neuberger Berman Group LLC Boosts Holdings in Caesars Entertainment Corp (NASDAQ:CZR)
- January 06, 2018

Dsam (London) holds 2.45% or 1.32 million shares in its portfolio. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to "Overweight" on Monday, January 11. The company's consensus rating on Reuter's scale remained unchanged from 1.8 to 1.8 during a month. (more...)
Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR) Analysts See $0.11 EPS
- January 06, 2018

The stock increased 0.42% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $7.17. About 66,160 shares traded. (NASDAQ:OCLR)'s short data, trying to figure out market sentiment on which way the market thinks the stock is moving. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.13 on a per share basis this quarter. Bokf Na invested in 18,372 shares. Moreover, Two Sigma Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in Oclaro, Inc. (more...)
Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Upgraded to Sell by BidaskClub
- January 06, 2018

The stock increased 1.32% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $60.56. The Relative Volume of the company is 1.67 and Average Volume (3 months) is 5.96 million. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 166,846 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $35,521,513.40. Ameriprise Fincl reported 0.81% stake. (more...)
Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance Inc (ARI) Downgraded by JMP Securities
- January 06, 2018

The stock increased 0.16% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $12.57. 113,020 shares of the stock traded hands. Apollo Commercial Real Est. The firm has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, June 7. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Wednesday, January 25 by Stephens. (more...)
Brokers Ratings on: Burlington Stores, Inc. (BURL)
- January 06, 2018

There are 347 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 70.55 million shares in total. Twenty now has $67.37B valuation. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.055 during the last trading session, reaching $36.115. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Burlington Stores in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $143,000. (NYSE:BURL) shares have performed 2.29%. (more...)
Reliance Jio's new Revised Plans Discounts the 1GB Data Plans Reliance Jio's new Revised Plans Discounts the 1GB Data Plans
- January 05, 2018

Jio offers unlimited voice calls, 2.1 GB of 4G data with a daily data cap of 0.15 GB, 140 free SMSes and unlimited access to Jio apps. Vodafone Rs 348 prepaid recharge planVodafone's Rs 348 offers 2GB 4G/3G/2G data per day. Along with these, subscribers get free outgoing calls on roaming, and validity of 28 days . Under the updated plan, users will 1.5GB of 4G data per day instead to the 1GB data per day. (more...)
Adobe Systems (ADBE) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr
- January 05, 2018

The stock increased 0.70% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $125.26. The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has declined 0.84% since January 5, 2017 and is downtrending. Adobe Systems had 133 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-six have given a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) Stock Rating Lowered by Raymond James Financial
- January 05, 2018

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)posting a 0.45% after which it closed the day' session at $29.03 and sees an average of 4.97M shares trade hands in each session while it's while its relative trading volume is 1.08. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 7th. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of DERM in report on Tuesday, July 25 with "Buy" rating . (more...)