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5G to be in spotlight at MWC 2018 5G to be in spotlight at MWC 2018
- February 25, 2018

The Nokia 7 Plus will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor paired with 4GB RAM and an internal storage of 64GB. Rumours claim that the smartphones could also come with an iPhone X-like Animoji feature called 3D Emoji. Also, we have been hearing about the flagship Nokia 9 smartphones likely to be dubbed Nokia 8 Sirocco to be present at the tech show as this device has been hitting the rumor mills for months. (more...)
LG V30S ThinQ Launches With AI Features, More Storage & More RAM LG V30S ThinQ Launches With AI Features, More Storage & More RAM
- February 25, 2018

The software! The LG V30S ThinQ has been infused with AI ( Vision AI and Voice AI ). There is also Bright Mode which adds a bit of lighting when shooting in low-light conditions without making the photos noisy. Both should hold up well to a beating with a MIL-STD 810G rating. The LG V30S ThinQ will be available in a new Platinum Gray color as well as Moroccan Blue. (more...)
Nokia 7 Plus renders reveal its design in full glory Nokia 7 Plus renders reveal its design in full glory
- February 25, 2018

Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest events of the year for those interested in mobile technology. Other flagships expected to come with the Snapdragon 845 include the Google Pixel 3 , the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus, and the LG G7 . (more...)
Trump defies NRA, says raise age for buying assault rifles Trump defies NRA, says raise age for buying assault rifles
- February 25, 2018

Trump has proposed arming some school officials, a highly controversial proposal that has angered gun control activists, who say that more guns on school grounds is not the solution to preventing further shootings. "If there was an art of the deal, then this would be a deal breaker", said Brandon Combs, president of the California-based Firearms Policy Coalition, making a reference to the title of Trump's 1987 book on business. (more...)
Alcatel Unveils First Android Go Smartphone with Super Low-End Specs Alcatel Unveils First Android Go Smartphone with Super Low-End Specs
- February 25, 2018

The 6-inch 3V, 5.7-inch 3X and 5.5-inch 3 have numerous same features as the Alcatel 5, such as facial recognition. However, a good thing about its display is that offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. The Alcatel 3X includes a 5.7-inch 1440×720 pixel display. Finally, the Alcatel 5, the manufacturer's flagship offering for 2018, comes in at a more expensive 300 Euros (approximately $465 CAD), putting the handset firmly in the mid-range price category. (more...)
Augmented Reality Ghostbusters Game in the Works Augmented Reality Ghostbusters Game in the Works
- February 24, 2018

Sure, there have been quite a few video games based on the iconic Ghostbusters licence, and though they've mostly missed the mark, one or two have captured the source material really well and have gone on to be remembered fondly (Terminal Reality's 2009 installment, which was co-written by franchise godfathers Dan Akroyd and Harold Ramis, springs to mind). (more...)
Updated Olympics men's hockey bracket: Canada wins bronze medal Updated Olympics men's hockey bracket: Canada wins bronze medal
- February 24, 2018

Koshechkin is 3-1-0 after getting the nod to start over National Hockey League prospects Ilya Sorokin and Igor Shestyorkin and will nearly certainly start the final Sunday against either Canada or Germany, who play late Friday in the other semifinal. (more...)
Weather forecast: Be prepared for snow next week
- February 24, 2018

The warning will remain in place until 10am tomorrow morning. By Monday it will turn very cold in what is likely to be the start of the chilliest spell of the winter. "Whilst a major widespread snow event is now not expected, some parts of Southeast England could have the first significant spell of snow so far this winter during next week", he said. (more...)
Bigelow Aerospace spinoff company to oversee private space station operations Bigelow Aerospace spinoff company to oversee private space station operations
- February 24, 2018

Of course, there is a huge limit on tourism if there isn't a place to stay in one's intended destination, but that's about to change in space. Both hotels are expected to launch in 2021, and the company has started work on building them this year. (more...)
Never Mind, Google isn't Giving Android P a Dark Mode Never Mind, Google isn't Giving Android P a Dark Mode
- February 24, 2018

Unfortunately, this bug was closed prematurely due to a miscommunication with the team that handles AOSP issues. This feature was forwarded to various departments and just yesterday someone from Google marked this issue as fixed and said that Android's engineering team has added this feature and it will be available in future Android release, supposedly Android P. (more...)
Trump, attacks Obama, Sessions over Russian Federation probe Trump, attacks Obama, Sessions over Russian Federation probe
- February 24, 2018

President Donald Trump on Wednesday lashed out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions, suggesting that the president's supporters should pressure Sessions to focus the investigation into Russian election meddling on President Barack Obama's administration. (more...)
Samsung and Qualcomm expand foundry cooperation Samsung and Qualcomm expand foundry cooperation
- February 24, 2018

Samsung announced today that it's going to be pouring $6 billion into a new semiconductor fabrication facility in Hwaseong, South Korea. That'll be handy in light of the announcement that Samsung made yesterday : Qualcomm will be having the company fabricate its next-generation Snapdragon 5G products on the aforementioned 7-nm LPP process. (more...)
What Are Analysts Report About Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS)
- February 24, 2018

It has outperformed by 266.01% the S&P500. Fisher Asset Ltd Com reported 26,633 shares. (NASDAQ: CLVS ) on Tuesday, November 17 to "Hold" rating. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Highlander Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 300 shares. The SMA20 for the stock is at 6.48 percent, SMA50 stands at -0.66 percent, while SMA200 is -14.16 Percent. (more...)
Beast from the East to start spring with a shiver
- February 24, 2018

Met Office meteorologist Martin Bowles said: "The feels-like temperature will be 5C lower than what we see on the thermometer because of a strong easterly wind chill". Met Eireann forecasters say conditions will turn "progressively colder" from Tuesday on. "Lowest temperatures of around -1C to 2C in the east and north with some frost, but not as cold further south and west under cloudier skies with minimum temperatures around 3C or 4C". (more...)
Nokia 7 Plus press renders show off design from all angles
- February 24, 2018

Rumours about the Nokia 8 Sirocco aka Nokia 9 reveals that the device is a high-end offering from HMD Global, powered by the latest Snapdragon 845 SoC. The report also points out that the device may support AI camera features along with scene recognition support, which is similar to what we have seen on the Huawei Mate 10. (more...)
Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins DICE Awards Game of the Year Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins DICE Awards Game of the Year
- February 24, 2018

The annual ceremony, put together by The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), honored the best video games of 2017 with 24 award categories. The Nintendo Switch game won Game of The Year , Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction , Outstanding Achievement in Game Design and Adventure Game of the Year . (more...)
Inc. NY Sells 1454 Shares of Oracle Co. (ORCL)
- February 24, 2018

Honda Motor Co Ltd now has $63.56B valuation. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $12. About 519,474 shares traded. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. NY's holdings in Oracle were worth $2,884,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (more...)
Gaming Hardware Sales During January 2018 Reached Highest Levels Since 2011 Gaming Hardware Sales During January 2018 Reached Highest Levels Since 2011
- February 24, 2018

After mounting concerns, Starbreeze Studios and Overkill Software have clarified that Payday 2 on Nintendo Switch will be around eight months behind updates that have been released for other platforms at launch. Total industry sales of $1.1 billion were the highest we've seen since January 2011, with games like Monster Hunter: World , Dragonball Fighterz , and Call of Duty: WWII leading the charge. (more...)
Investors Sell Shares of Amazon.com (AMZN) on Strength Following Insider Selling
- February 24, 2018

Peregrine Asset Advisers Inc who had been investing in Verizon Comm for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $196.77 billion market cap company. Amazon.com had a return on equity of 9.23% and a net margin of 1.71%. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, July 12. On Friday, April 29 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Outperform". (more...)
Elon Musk to Leave the Board of the Organization he Founded Elon Musk to Leave the Board of the Organization he Founded
- February 24, 2018

In a blog post , OpenAI said the decision had been taken to avoid any conflict of interest as Mr Musk's electric auto company, Tesla , became "more focused on AI". The institute has also recently contributed to a disciplinary report outlining the ways AI could be used maliciously in the next five years. He has also been vocal about the potential dangers of artificial intelligence-even describing AI as "the greatest risk we face as a civilization" while engaging in a war of words with ... (more...)
Nintendo Switch Is January's Best Selling Console In The US Nintendo Switch Is January's Best Selling Console In The US
- February 24, 2018

According to a Starbreeze representative, the Switch version will be on par with the Most Wanted update that released on other consoles during the middle of 2017. Finally, PAYDAY 2 comes with an exclusive character called Joy who's initially releasing only on Nintendo Switch ™ - complete with her own mask and weapons. (more...)
Global Auto Relay Market 2018 Omron, HELLA, LSIS and Fujitsu Global Auto Relay Market 2018 Omron, HELLA, LSIS and Fujitsu
- February 24, 2018

The Automotive Interior Ambient Lighting Systems market 2018 examines the global Automotive Interior Ambient Lighting Systems industry from a competitive outlook as well. The Automotive Engine Belt report gives the clear understanding of Automotive Engine Belt market with 6 years of the forecast from 2018 to 2023. (more...)
Stock Showing Surging Activity: Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)
- February 24, 2018

Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 4,756,637 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock worth $195,593,000 after buying an additional 4,738,437 shares in the last quarter. The rating was maintained by KeyCorp on Monday, May 29 with "Sector Weight". They expect $2.69 EPS, up 249.35% or $1.92 from last year's $0.77 per share. (more...)
University apologises, fires catering staff over 'insensitive' Black History Month menu University apologises, fires catering staff over 'insensitive' Black History Month menu
- February 24, 2018

Meanwhile the Black Student Union at NYU had latched onto the ordeal and released a combined statement with several other organizations, calling for the school to make the "needs, concerns and desires of black students a priority". The main event at 6 p.m. will showcase cultural music, poetry, break dancing, a cultural skit, fashion show, cultural food sampling and guest speakers from the black community. (more...)
Trump Open To Improving Gun Background Check System Trump Open To Improving Gun Background Check System
- February 24, 2018

Sanders told reporters Tuesday that community members and victims from last week's Parkland, Fla . school shooting, as well as victims from the Columbine and Sandy Hook shootings, have been invited to meet at the White House. Over the weekend, Parkland students rallying for change in gun laws announced a march on Washington on March 24. Several other demonstrations nationwide are also being planned. (more...)
Porsche Showcases the 2019 911 GT3 RS Porsche Showcases the 2019 911 GT3 RS
- February 24, 2018

The teaser photos reveal a camouflaged prototype, but Porsche is still keeping most of the details under wraps. The 992 you see here was presented to automotive media by Porsche model director August Achleitner. Described as the "heart of the company" and "not simply a sports vehicle", the 911 has an evolutionary design which is instantly recognizable. Reports say a PHEV version will be introduced for the 911 in the next decade. (more...)
Disney's Star Wars Resort Reveals First Look Photos Disney's Star Wars Resort Reveals First Look Photos
- February 24, 2018

Galaxy's Edge is planned to open in 2019, and will debut first at the Disneyland Resort and later at Walt Disney World . But only the Eastern addition will score an out-of-this-world resort hotel closely tied into the fresh territory. Guests will be encouraged to dress in Star Wars garb for the full experience, participating as a "resident of the galaxy". The unnamed resort will allow visitors to seamlessly move between hotel and theme park without ever leaving the Star Wars ecosystem. (more...)
Crytek's Hunt: Showdown enters Early Access Crytek's Hunt: Showdown enters Early Access
- February 24, 2018

The experience is like a more brooding version of Monster Hunter: World .if you were trying to hunt Anjanaths in the middle of a PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds match. And it sounds like that's where the game will remain until at least 2019, as Crytek works to ensure Hunt: Showdown has all the loot, monsters and weaponry it needs to become a mainstay among PC gamers. (more...)
PyeongChang 2018: Germany wins record-breaking 13th gold medal PyeongChang 2018: Germany wins record-breaking 13th gold medal
- February 24, 2018

And yes, those two Russians are nearly certain to take gold and silver here. Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall edged Sweden and Norway to bring home the gold in the team cross-country event. Then there are the novice and junior skaters that are pushing the boundaries of what's possible - phenoms such as Alysa Liu, the talented and precocious 12-year-old from the Bay Area who won the junior USA title in San Jose, California, as the youngest skater in the field. (more...)
Analyst Research and Ratings: Career Education Corporation (CECO), Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (SGMO) Analyst Research and Ratings: Career Education Corporation (CECO), Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (SGMO)
- February 24, 2018

Sangamo Therapeutics's quarterly revenue was up 46.6% on a year-over-year basis. (NASDAQ: SGMO ). Tudor Et Al reported 31,009 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The Massachusetts-based Cormorant Asset Mgmt Llc has invested 1.06% in Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc . Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 1.86. (more...)