Science


Apple Stops Signing iOS 11.2.6, Downgrades and Restores No Longer Possible
- April 07, 2018

The decline is said to come as a result of stricter Apple app review guidelines in addition to the "technical change that eliminated many old apps that were not updated to support 64-bit architecture". The other driver of app store growth is the quantity of apps that are ported from one platform to the other. Google Play broke 1.5 million in new app releases while Apple teetered at 755,000 apps released in 2017. (more...)
Facebook Shareholders Brace For Zuckerberg Testimony In Congress
- April 07, 2018

In recent weeks, Facebook has made changes to the platform and its policies regarding access to user data and transparency. "We do not give that information - that you're a woman and live in NY - we do not give any of that information to advertisers", Sandberg said . (more...)
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's Messages Exclusively Deleted From Other People's Chats
- April 07, 2018

Facebook Inc. (FB) now says the number of people whose information was "improperly shared" with British data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica is 87 million. The company planned to match the information collected with social media data to assist medical agencies in finding patients that could need additional treatment, CNBC reported Thursday. (more...)
DiVincenzo, strong 'D' lead Villanova to NCAA title DiVincenzo, strong 'D' lead Villanova to NCAA title
- April 07, 2018

It was unimaginable, and now it's something that must happen. "I didn't know how many points I had". The Wolverines missed 59 of their 73 3-point attempts over the final three games of the NCAA Tournament, and this time they couldn't make up for it. (more...)
Stock in Queue: Fitbit Inc (FIT) Stock in Queue: Fitbit Inc (FIT)
- April 07, 2018

The market also seemed to take comfort from the fact that the effective date of China's move depends on when the US action takes effect and Washington has a two-month window for public comment and consultation. Typically, if the value heads above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. The stock price is showing -7.93% distance below 50 SMA. The TTM operating margin for the company stands at -12.4%. (more...)
Keep Your Eyes on Technology Stock: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
- April 07, 2018

Most sudden stock spikes or drops require the attention of anyone who is keeping a keen eye on the shares. Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) has risen 34.46% since April 6, 2017 and is uptrending. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 3,184,687 shares of the company's stock worth $205,444,000 after purchasing an additional 1,657,730 shares during the period. (more...)
Buy or Sell? Average Brokerage Ratings on NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), AT&T Inc Buy or Sell? Average Brokerage Ratings on NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), AT&T Inc
- April 07, 2018

It has outperformed by 96.78% the S&P500. Addenda Capital Inc decreased its stake in Bce Inc (BCE) by 4.01% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 60% are positive. Nvidia Corporation had 189 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura maintained Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) on Friday, November 3 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Insider Activity for Investors: HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) Insider Activity for Investors: HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ)
- April 06, 2018

Typically, active investors are seeking short-term profits. A simple moving average is easy to calculate, which allows it to be employed fairly quickly and easily. They buy or sell in enormous chunks. We can't have enough maintenance the once will always reflect the hard, but logically stocks that have grown earnings per allowance sharply in the after are an excellent bet to continue to take effect as a result. (more...)
Facebook asked hospitals to share patient data
- April 06, 2018

Essentially, Facebook proposed collecting medical data without users' permission, then secretly pairing it to their profiles. "This work has not progressed past the planning phase, and we have not received, shared or analyzed anyone's data", a Facebook spokesperson told CNBC . (more...)
Yes, Facebook is scanning your messages for abuse
- April 06, 2018

A parliamentary committee in Britain has been deeply involved in an investigation into social media companies, and USA lawmakers are bringing up renewed questions in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal . Facebook still isn't calling it a breach though. When confronted about the matter, Facebook said that the deletions were carried out because of "corporate security". (more...)
Austrian govt bans headscarf for girls Austrian govt bans headscarf for girls
- April 06, 2018

If it became law, the ban would apply to girls of up to around the age of 10 years. 'Our goal is to confront any development of parallel societies in Austria, ' Kurz told ORF radio, using a term he and the Freedom Party (FPO) favour to describe what they see as a threat posed by some Muslims to mainstream culture. (more...)
Ubisoft to open new Winnipeg studio Ubisoft to open new Winnipeg studio
- April 06, 2018

Paris-based Ubisoft boasts the second-largest in-house development staff in the world, with more than 12,000 employees in more than 35 studios worldwide. "This is a great example of the work of Team Manitoba - a joint initiative of the Manitoba government, the City of Winnipeg, Economic Development Winnipeg and Yes!" According to several sources, economic development officials in Winnipeg have been talking to company officials about coming to Winnipeg for at least a couple of years. (more...)
Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Stake Lifted by Woodstock Corp Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Stake Lifted by Woodstock Corp
- April 06, 2018

Mosaic Family Wealth LLC now owns 5,631 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $523,000 after buying an additional 954 shares in the last quarter. Brown Brothers Harriman Com reported 56,397 shares stake. They expect $1.68 EPS, up 12.00% or $0.18 from last year's $1.5 per share. C's profit will be $4.15 billion for 10.88 P/E if the $1.62 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
2.7m European Union users affected by data privacy scandal, Facebook says 2.7m European Union users affected by data privacy scandal, Facebook says
- April 06, 2018

It is now broadening its investigation by joining the B.C. privacy czar's probe of Victoria-based firm AggregateIQ, which began late a year ago, to determine whether the company broke privacy laws. Australia's 1988 Privacy Act mandates that organizations take "reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is held securely", Falk said in a statement . (more...)
PUBG Savage Map Testers Gets New Mode PUBG Savage Map Testers Gets New Mode
- April 06, 2018

District Court. Then there's the confusion the games create, which is another angle PUBG Corp .is perusing. NetEase's response was "denying that Rules of Survival and Knives Out infringe PUBG Corporation's rights". The suit has images from Rules of Survival compared directly to PUBG and they look VERY similar in many respects. In the suit, PUBG Corp - a subsidiary of Korean publisher Bluehole - alleges NetEase released their mobile games ahead of the launch of the mobile ... (more...)
SC clears Rcomm's sale of mobile business to Jio SC clears Rcomm's sale of mobile business to Jio
- April 06, 2018

Following the petition, the company secured a stay order from the Bombay High Court . The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal said on Friday that the asset sale can only close after a judgment is reached on a dispute with HSBC Daisy Investments (Mauritius) Ltd. (more...)
Australia begins privacy investigation into Facebook
- April 06, 2018

Facebook estimates 622,161 users in Canada had their data improperly shared with another political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica , which is linked to AggregateIQ. But this information is limited to people who installed the app throughout its lifetime on the Facebook platform - from 2013 to December 2015 - when it was suspended from the platform. (more...)
Luxury space hotel starts taking reservations for $9.5m trip Luxury space hotel starts taking reservations for $9.5m trip
- April 06, 2018

Still, that's quite a bit less than orbital tourists have paid in the past. However, this is slightly less than spending in the past Kosmicheskie tourists in 2001-2009 year seven people were paying for the private flight to the ISS 20 to 40 million dollars each. (more...)
Rumour - The Division developer Massive Entertainment working on Battle Royale game Rumour - The Division developer Massive Entertainment working on Battle Royale game
- April 06, 2018

Massive Entertainment already has quite a lot on its plate. In addition to the sequel, Massive is also working on updating and adding content to The Division as well as developing a game based on James Cameron's Avatar . According to website Gamereactor , Massive began looking into making a Battle Royale game in January and then told Ubisoft that it would actually be fairly easy to create something in a short amount of time ( Epic Games have also admitted Battle Royale was surprisingly ... (more...)
Facebook Decides Now's Not a Great Time to Harvest Patients' Medical Data Facebook Decides Now's Not a Great Time to Harvest Patients' Medical Data
- April 06, 2018

Facebook announced plans on Wednesday to add new restrictions to how outsiders can gain access to this data, the latest steps in a years-long process by the company to improve its damaged reputation as a steward of the personal privacy of its users. (more...)
Featured Stock Overview: The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW)
- April 06, 2018

Montag & Caldwell Llc who had been investing in Schwab Charles for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $69.77 billion market cap company. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $31 target. Using market capitalization to show the size of a company is important because company size is a basic determinant of various characteristics in which shareholders are interested, counting risk. (more...)
Tim Tebow hits home run in first Double-A at-bat Tim Tebow hits home run in first Double-A at-bat
- April 06, 2018

Fans didn't let the cold weather stop them from coming out to see the Rumble Ponies and their newest player, Tim Tebow. He went 1-18 with 11 strikeouts with the big league team during spring training. When Tebow made his minor league debut in 2016, he hit a home run on the first pitch he saw as a professional. In addition to playing baseball, Tebow is also a college football analyst . (more...)
Facebook says it will update privacy controls Facebook says it will update privacy controls
- April 06, 2018

Facebook India has admitted that it was misused for over two years to siphon data of almost 5.62 lakh subscribers to Cambridge Analytica which is facing fire across the continents for clandestine data acquisition and unethical influencing. (more...)
Chevrolet Cruze, Malibu, and Spark Show Their Teeth Chevrolet Cruze, Malibu, and Spark Show Their Teeth
- April 06, 2018

High-performance LED lighting are integrated into the headlamps for Premier models, and there are new LED signature daytime running lamps for LT and Premier. Updated styling across the lineup - led by the first-ever RS trim - introduces additional choices to the 2019 Chevrolet Malibu and improves its presence. (more...)
Lunar X-prize relaunched without Google's backing or cash prize- for now Lunar X-prize relaunched without Google's backing or cash prize- for now
- April 06, 2018

Days after the decade-old Google Lunar X Prize rivalry lapsed without a champ, the X Prize Foundation reported it would "relaunch" the opposition, though without a prize tote for the time being. The foundation said it's searching for another title support to supplant Google who might be in charge of "at least one unexpected satchels for the champs", yet did not determine on the off chance that it was looking for a comparatively estimated prize handbag as the one that existed under Google's ... (more...)
Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.13 Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.13
- April 06, 2018

Facebook stock surged nearly 4.2% out of the gate, and was last seen trading up 2.5% at $158.99, after CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during a conference call yesterday that it doesn't seem ad sales have been negatively impacted by the recent data-harvesting scandal. (more...)
LawBreakers developer Boss Key shifting to new project LawBreakers developer Boss Key shifting to new project
- April 06, 2018

Don't look for a shift back to free-to-play anytime soon however, as the statement clarifies a change that large takes a lot of resources to implement. We have been working on something new and we can't wait to share more about it! LawBreakers launched in August of previous year on PC and PlayStation 4, and saw a steep decline in players not long after its initial release. (more...)
Texas Instruments INC (TXN) Holding Held by Abner Herrman & Brock Llc
- April 06, 2018

Sold All: 30 Reduced: 85 Increased: 85 New Position: 28. BlackRock Inc. now owns 68,815,117 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $7,187,053,000 after acquiring an additional 1,682,070 shares in the last quarter. Aperio Grp Inc Ltd reported 815,654 shs. Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 30 sales for $208.19 million activity. Citigroup reiterated a " buy " rating and issued a $135.00 target price (up previously from $110.00) on shares of Texas Instruments ... (more...)
Foxconn To Manufacture Sirin Labs' $1000 Blockchain Phone Foxconn To Manufacture Sirin Labs' $1000 Blockchain Phone
- April 06, 2018

The Switzerland-based company said at the time that the product will fill a gap in the fast-growing cryptocurrency market for a secure device that can simplify the use of cryptocurrency across multiple applications. The smartphone can store and use digital currencies such as bitcoin securely and these can be used transactions without paying any fees, Reuters reported . (more...)
Microsoft to add ransomware protection tools, advanced Outlook.com encryption for consumers Microsoft to add ransomware protection tools, advanced Outlook.com encryption for consumers
- April 06, 2018

Microsoft is aiming to change that, as it announced today that it's bringing a number of features that were previously exclusive to businesses over to its consumer SKUs of Office 365. When you share a link from OneDrive, you'll now have the option to add a password to it, so no one will be able to access the file if they're not supposed to. (more...)