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Rogers and Vice terminate partnership Rogers and Vice terminate partnership
- January 23, 2018

The $100-million partnership between Rogers Media and Vice was first announced in October 2014 with former Rogers CEO Guy Laurence at the helm. Ryan Archibald, president of Vice Canada, confirmed the partnership's end in a separate statement Monday and said that keeping Viceland alive is a priority. (more...)
YouTube and Facebook Removing Videos of The Tide Pod Challenge YouTube and Facebook Removing Videos of The Tide Pod Challenge
- January 23, 2018

Chief Executive David Taylor on Monday outlined steps the company is taking to keep teens from eating Tide laundry pods for sport, a behavior he called a "dangerous trend" fueled by social media. In 2017, College Humor posted a satirical video of a man eating the pods because they looked inviting and delicious, USA Today reported . The American Association of Poison Control Centers says in recent weeks, it's received more reports of teenagers intentionally eating laundry packets than it ... (more...)
Intel (INTC) Upgraded at BidaskClub
- January 23, 2018

The company had a trading volume of 25,780,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 35,260,000. Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI) has risen 21.13% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. now owns 3,725 shares of the chip maker's stock valued at $134,000 after buying an additional 1,830 shares during the last quarter. It also increased its holding in New Relic Inc.by 54,217 shares in the quarter, for a total of 311,227 shares, and has risen its stake in Zillow Group Inc Class C. (more...)
Google now allows users to make their own GIFs through Gboard app!! Google now allows users to make their own GIFs through Gboard app!!
- January 23, 2018

And now, Google has quietly updated the Gboard app for iOS to add additional support for GIFs, by adding a feature that allows you to record your own GIFs. When you're done recording, you can copy and paste the GIF into your message, and send it off to your friends. This is based on a report from The Next Web back in November 2017 in which they spotted a bunch of new features that were headed towards the app, with GIF support being one of them. (more...)
Google's Waymo Is Taking Its Self-Driving Minivans to Atlanta Google's Waymo Is Taking Its Self-Driving Minivans to Atlanta
- January 23, 2018

Plus a wide variety of weather conditions, from heat to heavy rain and even snow, will present new challenges for Waymo's self-driving cars to conquer. Waymo has been running an autonomous ride-hailing pilot for hand-picked Arizona residents since early past year, and said in November that it would begin to take safety drivers out of the driver's seat within the next few months. (more...)
Android 8.1 Oreo's Wi-Fi Menu Shows Speed Labels for Public Networks Android 8.1 Oreo's Wi-Fi Menu Shows Speed Labels for Public Networks
- January 23, 2018

The speed ratings are only available on public Wi-Fi networks - private networks (those that require a password) do not display a speed rating since they're, well, private. With " Very Fast ", you should be able to watch high-definition video from the likes of HBO Now and Netflix ; and with "OK", you should be able to do relatively simple internet tasks along the line of checking Facebook and Twitter. (more...)
Apple to 'Contribute' $350 Billion to US Economy Over Next 5 Years
- January 23, 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook is now delivering on a longtime promised to bring back most of the company's overseas cash if the taxes on the money were slashed. The location of this new facility will be announced later in the year. While that has not happened and is unlikely to, Apple has since gone on a charm offensive to demonstrate its value to the USA economy. (more...)
Brokerages Set Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Price Target at $70.19 Brokerages Set Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Price Target at $70.19
- January 23, 2018

Bbr Ptnrs Ltd Liability Company has invested 9.4% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $109.16. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $74.00 target price on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. (more...)
Airtel Rs 399 Plan Revised Airtel Rs 399 Plan Revised
- January 23, 2018

This is now at par with Reliance Jio's Rs 399 plan, which gives the same data and calling benefits for a period of 84 days. Jio also has a Rs 398 plan with 1.5 GB daily data for users having unlimited calls and 100 SMS per day. Reliance Jio also offers a plan with the same denomination. Airtel is the only operator whose subscriber base did not decline as much as others due to Jio. (more...)
Ford Motor (F) Stake Lessened by Excalibur Management Corp
- January 23, 2018

About 422,395 shares traded. Ford Motor Company (F) has declined 16.63% since January 22, 2017 and is downtrending. Michael Blitzer decreased its stake in General Mtrs Co (GM) by 25% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd
- January 23, 2018

In what has to be considered one of the most-shocking stories of the National Basketball Association season, the Milwaukee Bucks have reportedly fired head coach Jason Kidd . Milwaukee ranks in the bottom half of the National Basketball Association in points scored (18th) and points allowed (17th) per game. This season, he was often criticized for making questionable decisions during games. (more...)
At 29168 homicides, 2017 worst on record At 29168 homicides, 2017 worst on record
- January 22, 2018

The homicide rate per 100,000 inhabitants meanwhile climbed to 20.51, against 16.80 in 2016, when 20,545 were murdered. In comparison, Germany's murder rate in 2014 was 0.9 per 100,000 people, according to World Bank data. Nine people were killed and dismembered before being left in an abandoned vehicle in the state capital Xalapa on the weekend of January 13. In the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, some of the homicides in the first month of the year were particularly gruesome. (more...)
NVIDIA (NVDA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Bank of America
- January 22, 2018

Nvidia Corp now has $139.45 billion valuation. NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA ) added 2.53% to reach $230.11 in the previous trading session. These shares are worth $119,424 and were traded at $197.07 each. 511.08 million shares or 0.43% more from 508.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Howe And Rusling Inc holds 0% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) or 151 shares. (more...)
Amazon.com (AMZN) PT Raised to $1425.00 at Stifel Nicolaus
- January 22, 2018

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been trading in a bullish manner, based on the relative positions of the stock's 20 and 200 day moving averages. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 20,950 shares. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 33.7% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Amazon.com, Inc. (more...)
Meltdown: Intel now asking everyone to skip flawed firmware updates Meltdown: Intel now asking everyone to skip flawed firmware updates
- January 22, 2018

Intel cautioned users about installing the patch in a blog post last week , but as of today, the company appears to have given up on this round of patches altogether. The Spectre and Meltdown security issues - and subsequent faulty patches - have left OEMs scrambling. Now, Intel seems to be giving up on those patches entirely. (more...)
Analyzing the Insider Data for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
- January 22, 2018

DIS stock directed -0.36% throughout last week and swapped -0.40% spot during past one month. Family Legacy Inc. now owns 3,362 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $357,000 after acquiring an additional 157 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
'Super Blue Blood Moon' is coming on January 31 'Super Blue Blood Moon' is coming on January 31
- January 22, 2018

The "blue-moon" designation has nothing to do with color - it simply refers to the very unusual occurrence of two full moons in a single month. Despite the saying, " once in a blue moon ", these moons turn out about once every 2.7 years. A blue moon total lunar eclipse has not occurred in the Western Hemisphere since 1866, but the Eastern Hemisphere saw one in 1982, Space.com reports . (more...)
See Assassin's Creed Origins' first DLC The Hidden Ones in action See Assassin's Creed Origins' first DLC The Hidden Ones in action
- January 22, 2018

The trailer, which you can, as always, check out at the end of the article, introduces you to some of the new characters you'll meet along the way and features some never-before-seen gameplay from the DLC. "No preloads. 7-8GB worth of data from what we could hear from the lucky few who got it", wrote one user. The base game dealt with topics like preserving the Ancient Egyptian way of life in a changing world, so expect The Hidden Ones to touch upon similar themes. (more...)
Petition started for Syracuse-born astronaut removed from mission Petition started for Syracuse-born astronaut removed from mission
- January 22, 2018

Without offering any reason and despite the outstanding credentials of the woman, NASA announced that Epps will return to a centre in Houston where she will perform other tasks. "Both are very risky but, for me, it's a no-brainer: I would rather face the dangers in space than go back to a war zone". Epps, an engineer, will be considered for future space missions, according to NASA. (more...)
State of Mobile Networks: USA State of Mobile Networks: USA
- January 22, 2018

OpenSignal said the conclusions in its latest report were derived from over 5.9 billion speed test measurements on more than 237,000 mobile devices from October 1 through December 30, 2017. As was noted last week, the big takeaway in the battle over the best wireless carrier should be that T-Mobile made the most of an opportunity early in the 2017 when AT&T and Verizon networks struggled with re-introductions of unlimited, but kept pushing forward even as those two caught back up. (more...)
What are the new Overwatch skins and how do you get them? What are the new Overwatch skins and how do you get them?
- January 22, 2018

Accompanying the map are new skins , sprays, emotes, and icons that Blizzard has begun previewing on Twitter. So far there have been eleven new legendary skins announced and five epic skins, you can see all of the new announced cosmetics on the Blizzard website . (more...)
Sony readying its first handset without a headphone jack? Sony readying its first handset without a headphone jack?
- January 22, 2018

While we have seen a lot of leaks surrounding Sony Xperia devices, a new phone from the company with the model number ID PY7-21831A has surfaced online as it passed through FCC . Furthermore, the device would come with 6GB of RAM. One the front of the handset there will be a 13 megapixel camera, on the rear there will be a dual camera setup. (more...)
Bugatti brake caliper is world's largest 3D-printed titanium component Bugatti brake caliper is world's largest 3D-printed titanium component
- January 22, 2018

The technology used to create the new caliper stems from the motorsport and aviation industries. It took Bugatti and Laser Zentrum Nord (with which it collaborated on the project) just three months to develop the titanium components. Once the supporting structures are removed, the surface is then smoothed in a combined mechanical, physical and chemical process which drastically improves its long-term strength. (more...)
(MSFT) Holdings Raised by YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC
- January 22, 2018

It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Trilogy Global Advisors Lp decreased its stake in Bancolombia S A (CIB) by 11.03% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. About 7.54M shares traded. 500 are held by Winfield Assocs Inc. Welltower Inc. was raised too. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Microsoft from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. (more...)
The first Ford Mustang Bullitt just raised a huge sum for charity The first Ford Mustang Bullitt just raised a huge sum for charity
- January 22, 2018

After all, its changes amount to some (admittedly rather cool) cosmetic upgrades and a healthy bump in power, and not much else. This time it was McQueen's son, Chad McQueen to cruise out in the Mustang Bullitt . As such, the muscle vehicle makes use of a Dark Highland Green paint scheme and features numerous chrome accents, including on the grille and windows. (more...)
Apple partners with Malala Yousafzai's Malala Fund to help advance girls' education Apple partners with Malala Yousafzai's Malala Fund to help advance girls' education
- January 22, 2018

The tech giant plans to help the fund in areas including technology, curriculum and research. Tim Cook said that Apple's expertise in tech " could bring a lot in support of Malala's vision ". Malala Fund is run by Nobel Peace Prize Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban after speaking out against their ban on girls attending school in her Pakistan community. (more...)
US Government Shutdown Delays SpaceX Falcon Heavy Spacecraft US Government Shutdown Delays SpaceX Falcon Heavy Spacecraft
- January 22, 2018

Vapors were seen trailing upward from the launch pad Thursday and Friday, confirming the rocket had been fueled in preparation of the test. However, in order to properly conduct the test, SpaceX needs help from the US Air Force, and the government shutdown means numerous people involved in the test won't be showing up to work. (more...)
All About Republic Day Sale on Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, ShopClues All About Republic Day Sale on Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, ShopClues
- January 22, 2018

Amazon , as usual, has offered 12-hours early access to its Prime members starting the sale from Saturday afternoon (January 20). Amazon is putting forth discounts on Smartphones from Apple , Samsung, OnePlus and different organizations. (more...)
Sarnia-Lambton Under Fog Advisory Sunday Night Sarnia-Lambton Under Fog Advisory Sunday Night
- January 22, 2018

Visibility may be reduced to under a quarter of a mile. Drivers should use caution, keep a safe distance and use low beam headlights. Environment Canada says visibility is expected to improve later this morning. "Some inconsequential drizzle may be present during the Monday morning commute", Environment Canada said. "Some patchy freezing rain " is still possible on Monday afternoon. (more...)
Google Arts and Culture's selfie feature now in India Google Arts and Culture's selfie feature now in India
- January 22, 2018

As a user, you need to focus your face for a selfie from within the app and capture it. Using computer vision technology, the application matches a user's selfie with a work of art from its wide database. One such app is Google Arts & Culture. The app basically looks for properties such as - beards, glasses, and few others to select relevant portraits from its database. (more...)