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Facebook (FB) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.05
- January 19, 2018

The stock increased 1.39% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $18.2. About 75,038 shares traded. (NASDAQ:FB). Dupont Cap Mgmt Corp has invested 1.14% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. Cox Christopher K also sold $2.77 million worth of Facebook, Inc. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, October 30 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy" on Thursday, December 1. (more...)
Instagram joins crackdown on hate speech Instagram joins crackdown on hate speech
- January 19, 2018

Of the hate speech flagged to the companies, nearly half of it was found on Facebook , the figures show, while 24 per cent was on YouTube and 26 per cent on Twitter . The review also shows that participating tech firms have met a target for reviewing the majority of notifications they receive within a 24-hour period. (more...)
Tim Cook Says iPhone Users Can Turn Off Throttling -- Soon Tim Cook Says iPhone Users Can Turn Off Throttling -- Soon
- January 19, 2018

Apple's battery throttling technique was activated on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone SE as of iOS 11.2. He later added, "Maybe we should have been clearer, as well". In a statement , the watchdog said the two companies pushed software updates to phones "without reporting the possible consequences" of the update and without information to maintain the performance they were promoted as having when they were sold. (more...)
Bengaluru: Bellandur lake catches fire again Bengaluru: Bellandur lake catches fire again
- January 19, 2018

Since 2015, the lake has caught fire four times - including on February 16 and May 7 past year. The Environment Ministry had said in 2016 that everyday about 1,280 million litres of sewage is generated in Bengaluru , while the city's infrastructure has the capacity to handle only 721 million litres of sewage. (more...)
Google fix for Chromecast WiFi bug now rolling out Google fix for Chromecast WiFi bug now rolling out
- January 19, 2018

The problem emerges because the Cast software does not stop trying to keep in touch with other Google devices on a home network. Mountain View figured out the root of the problem a couple of days ago and promised a fix, and now it has released the solution as a Google Play services update. (more...)
Dakar 2018 Stage 11 Updates: CS Santosh Gains Good Ground Dakar 2018 Stage 11 Updates: CS Santosh Gains Good Ground
- January 19, 2018

He let Peterhansel duel with eventual victor Nasser Al-Attiyah on the 523-kilometer special between Chilecito and San Juan, the first half of which was in mountains. Carlos Sainz has his second Dakar rally title in his sights after overcoming his second tough exam in the Argentine dunes in Wednesday's 11th stage and maintaining his lead over Stephane Peterhansel in the general classification. (more...)
Hot Stocks Report: Johnson Controls International plc (JCI), AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation (APHB)
- January 19, 2018

The company was maintained on Thursday, December 14 by Guggenheim. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 14 by Jefferies. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 30.1% on a year-over-year basis. Eqis holds 12,385 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Cambridge Investment Rech Advsrs owns 178,837 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. White Pine Investment Com accumulated 1.72% or 71,065 shares. (more...)
Activision Publishing CEO to step down; No replacement named Activision Publishing CEO to step down; No replacement named
- January 19, 2018

Since 2010 current acting Activision CEO Eric Hirschberg has presided over some massive hits for the publisher including the most recent Call of Duty WWII-and some failures, too, like Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. "Eric leaves the company in a strong position for growth, with the franchises, pipeline of future products, and leadership team all in a great place", a spokesperson for Activision said in an emailed statement. (more...)
Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR), Yamana Gold, Inc. (AUY) Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR), Yamana Gold, Inc. (AUY)
- January 19, 2018

Insiders contain to comply with strict disclosure requirements with regard to the sale or purchase of the shares of their company. The fund owned 2,534,667 shares of the company's stock after selling 619,946 shares during the period. In the case of Boise Cascade, L.L.C. (NYSE:BCC), Zacks tracked 3 brokers to create the consensus EPS estimate. These Revenue projections are a consensus of 1 Analysts. (more...)
NASA testing nuclear reactor for Mars habitat NASA testing nuclear reactor for Mars habitat
- January 19, 2018

Earlier, Elon Musk has revealed his plans of sending its Tesla's Roadster to the Mars within Falcon Heavy . The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has conducted some initial test on a compact power system which will sustain a long in duration and will give full power run on a mission. (more...)
National planetarium open for Super Blue Blood Moon on Jan 31 National planetarium open for Super Blue Blood Moon on Jan 31
- January 19, 2018

A lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, earth, and moon are in a linear position and the whole moon crosses the shadow of the Earth's umbra. A blue moon occurs when there are two full moons in the same calendar month. On January 31, around midnight, the full moon will not only be super, it will be a blue moon and a blood moon. The public can contact the National Planetarium at 03-22735484 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. (more...)
Project Linda tipped to make official debut with Razer phone 2 Project Linda tipped to make official debut with Razer phone 2
- January 19, 2018

As yet there are no specifications on the new Razer Phone 2, although we can expect it to get a number of upgrades over the current handset. It wouldn't be too much of a stretch if the Razer Phone 2 will follow the same type of release schedule. (more...)
LG X4+ rugged smartphone launched with 5.3-inch display and 13MP camera LG X4+ rugged smartphone launched with 5.3-inch display and 13MP camera
- January 19, 2018

The LG X4 + sports an aluminium back and comes in two colour variants - Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet. Onboard is a 5.3-inch HD display that boasts a display resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The connectivity features available on the smartphone include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and USB-C. The handset measures 148.6 × 75.1 × 8.6mm and weighs 172.3 grams. (more...)
Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS), Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH) — Trending Stocks Alert
- January 19, 2018

The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Oppenheimer. Citrix Systems had a return on equity of 32.90% and a net margin of 13.69%. (NASDAQ:CTXS) has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Barclays Capital. Amgen Inc. had 74 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, December 15, the company rating was initiated by JP Morgan. (more...)
Country Trust Bank Boosts Holdings in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB)
- January 19, 2018

The Reynders Mcveigh Capital Management Llc holds 4,675 shares with $1.46 million value, up from 1,029 last quarter. The stock increased 1.17% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $91.63. Mizuho restated a "buy" rating on shares of Biogen in a research note on Thursday. Fourteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fifteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. (more...)
Samsung Unveils 2018 Winter Olympics-Themed Note 8 Samsung Unveils 2018 Winter Olympics-Themed Note 8
- January 19, 2018

As expected, the phone will come bundled with a range of wallpapers inspired by the events that take place in the PyeongChang 2018 games and it will also have couple of apps created to make it easier for people to navigate through all the events that take place in the venue. (more...)
Trending Analyst Recommended Stocks: Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW), Monsanto Company (MON)
- January 19, 2018

Edwards Lifesciences now has $25.57B valuation. With an institutional ownership near 0%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 1.2. It has underperformed by 1.29% the S&P500. It also upped Chevron Corp New (NYSE:CVX) stake by 59,898 shares and now owns 269,958 shares. (NASDAQ:INTU) to report earnings on February, 22. The medical research company reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.86 by ($0.02). (more...)
Bulls' Kris Dunn suffers chipped, dislocated teeth on face-first fall Bulls' Kris Dunn suffers chipped, dislocated teeth on face-first fall
- January 19, 2018

According to the Bulls, Dunn dislocated his two front teeth during the impact and cracked multiple teeth. "I came to the back with him and he's all good, coherent", Dunn's teammate Zach LaVine told the Chicago Tribune. "He will be re-evaluated tomorrow". "He's a really tough kid". To add insult to injury, the Bulls actually lost the game, falling 119-112 to the Warriors . (more...)
Scientists Believe Environmental Changes Killed Majority Of Antelope Population Scientists Believe Environmental Changes Killed Majority Of Antelope Population
- January 19, 2018

A mysterious illness has decimated the saiga antelope, occurring in a period of three weeks. The death ratio was almost 60 per cent of the saigas' worldwide population. The saiga antelope appear to be healthy. The presence of bacteria alone is not enough to explain the mass death. The researchers compared the incident to two separate die-off events in 1981 and 1988 that were likely due to hemorrhagic septicemia caused by changes in humidity and temperature. (more...)
EFCC Arraigns Justice Yinusa for Corruption EFCC Arraigns Justice Yinusa for Corruption
- January 19, 2018

Justice Yinusa was arraigned on a four-count charge before Justice Sherifat Solebo alongside Esther Agbor, a staff of Rickey Tarfa (SAN) law firm, who was arraigned on a one-count charge. "I pray the court to grant my client bail in the most liberal terms as she is not going to be a flight risk". He said Agbo, in the course of her employment in Rickey Tarfa Chamber, gave gratification of N1.5 to the judge to induce him to give favourable decision to the chamber. (more...)
Google starts rolling out Android Wear 2.8, here's what's new Google starts rolling out Android Wear 2.8, here's what's new
- January 19, 2018

The new dark theme replaces the old grey theme and which is good news for numerous users. As of the moment, it seems that only watches with an AMOLED display are able to access the theme, though it is possible non-AMOLED devices will get it once the update officially launches. (more...)
Analyst Recommendations Review: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)
- January 19, 2018

The company has a quick ratio of 5.87, a current ratio of 5.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56. The stock has a market cap of $9,110.00, a P/E ratio of 18.43 and a beta of 1.42. In related news, Director John C. Malone acquired 332,523 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 13th. (more...)
NASA's Cassini discovers 'Sea Level' in Saturn's moon NASA's Cassini discovers 'Sea Level' in Saturn's moon
- January 19, 2018

Now, scientists have finally gathered its complete data set and are analyzing it. Thanks to that data, astronomers from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, have created a new global topographic map of Saturn's moon Titan, which will help them understand its terrain, and more importantly, the liquid flows. (more...)
Another rape case in Haryana
- January 19, 2018

The incident took place on Monday when the accused abducted the victim in a auto and raped her. An FIR had been registered under Sections 376-D (where a woman is raped by two or more persons constituting a group or acting in furtherance of a common intention), 450 (house trespass) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC. (more...)
Definitive Edition is coming on February 20 — Age of Empires Definitive Edition is coming on February 20 — Age of Empires
- January 19, 2018

The AOE1 multiplayer beta is being opened up to all users from January 29, it was announced . Since then, seven titles and three spin-offs have been released. Players will experience " Age of Empires " at its best ever: the original base game along with the "Rise of Rome" expansion, all with enhanced gameplay and narration, 16 civilizations to explore and 10 campaigns to conquer. (more...)
Nintendo Switch outsells Competition in December Nintendo Switch outsells Competition in December
- January 19, 2018

Altogether, this means Nintendo consoles accounted for over of half of all video game hardware sold during December 2017. "The Nintendo 3DS family of systems also demonstrated continued strength, posting its best sales month since December 2014", reads the announcement . (more...)
Pacquiao wants Lomachenko, weight issue the sticking point Pacquiao wants Lomachenko, weight issue the sticking point
- January 19, 2018

Manny Pacquiao, the former eight-division world champion and current Filipino Senator, is looking for a comeback bout against current 130-pound kingpin Vasyl Lomachenko, according to reports by ABS-CBN news, a media outlet in Quezon City, Philippines. (more...)
'I am the Least Racist Person You Will Ever Interview' 'I am the Least Racist Person You Will Ever Interview'
- January 19, 2018

In another tweet Sunday, Trump said he wants people coming to the country "based on merit". Democratic Sen. Durbin said the deal will be introduced as legislation Wednesday. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Saturday it would begin taking renewal applications from undocumented immigrants seeking to register for the DACA program. (more...)
Worth Watching Stock GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) Worth Watching Stock GoPro, Inc. (GPRO)
- January 19, 2018

Gopro Inc Cl A Cmn (NASDAQ:GPRO) has a market cap of $931.54 Million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated 146.93 Million. It has underperformed by 20.43% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:GPRO) on Thursday, February 4 with "Outperform" rating. GoPro has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $8.74. Further, Price to Book ratio for GoPro , Inc. (more...)
Analysts Swing to Diverse Views for Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), Neovasc Inc. (NVCN)
- January 19, 2018

The stock volatility for week was 1.88% while for month was 1.70%.Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 0.58. Through this figure traders can analyze that TSLA show whether or not a stock now most active and standing in buying side or sell side. (more...)