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Revenue Estimates Analysis Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Revenue Estimates Analysis Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- August 21, 2017

The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$194.66 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$175. Lynch Assocs In holds 3.98% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 152,110 shares. (NASDAQ:AMD) on Tuesday, November 22 with "Buy" rating. Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2016 Q4. Its down 1.09, from 2.16 in 2016Q3. Capossela Christopher C sold $338,709 worth of stock or 4,927 shares. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One May Be a Timed Exclusive PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One May Be a Timed Exclusive
- August 21, 2017

Now, thanks to Nvidia ShadowPlay, you can make sure that you'll be able to share every epic moment easily, the company announced at gamescom . In 2016, after I was finishing up an MMORPG, I was given a chance to start a new project, so I made a decision to try something different and create the Battle Royale game that I always wanted to make. (more...)
How have scientists made it rain diamonds? How have scientists made it rain diamonds?
- August 21, 2017

Then, the solid carbon and hydrogen crystals fall deep into the interior of the planets. "We used high-powered optical laser to create pairs of shock waves in the plastic with the correct combination of temperature and pressure". 'When I saw the results of this latest experiment, it was one of the best moments of my scientific career'. Because of this, other experiments attempting to recreate diamond rains haven't been able to see them directly, but in this case, the intense laser allowed ... (more...)
Destiny 2 Launch Trailer Lands with a Boom Destiny 2 Launch Trailer Lands with a Boom
- August 21, 2017

Those rumors were put to bed with the launch trailer release, which once again confirms a September 6 release date for PS4 and Xbox One, and an October 24 release date for PC. Destiny 2 features a dramatic, cinematic story campaign, and a variety of activities for every type of gamer, including gameplay for solo, cooperative and competitive players with new places to explore and adventures to conquer. (more...)
The perfect music playlist for your Solar Eclipse party The perfect music playlist for your Solar Eclipse party
- August 21, 2017

More than 1,300 tickets were sold to the event, and those tickets sold out in about five minutes. For more information on special eclipse glasses and safety tips , visit NASA's safety guide here. Those people will get the ultimate eclipse experience: Two full minutes of sudden darkness, long enough for the air to feel noticeably colder. The time of the 95% eclipse will be at 11:31 a.m. (more...)
Battlefield 1 Revolution Includes All DLC, Available Today Battlefield 1 Revolution Includes All DLC, Available Today
- August 21, 2017

Incursion will be fast and intense, on smaller maps but still with a mix of vehicles to play with - a light tank and armoured auto were seen in a debut gameplay video. Incursions' alpha will be played on a modified version of Battlefield 1's Giant's Shadow map. This mean that for the rather affordable price of $59.99 we're also going to get all four expansions. (more...)
In Your Corner: How to spot fake eclipse glasses In Your Corner: How to spot fake eclipse glasses
- August 21, 2017

We wanted to verify exactly how to know that. The science center at FIU will host a viewing part beginning at noon with a limited number of viewing glasses available. If they don't, then don't look at the sun. The lenses are made of a kind of mylar, or aluminized material. The American Astronomical Society says you shouldn't be able to see anything through a safe solar filter or eclipse glasses EXCEPT the sun, or something that is comparably bright- including the sun reflected in a ... (more...)
Nanotechnology could keep soldiers warm Nanotechnology could keep soldiers warm
- August 21, 2017

To ensure that military personnel are battle-ready and more comfortable in severely cold climates, Researchers are now doing research in order to create high-tech fabrics that heat up when powered and that trap sweat. The team says using this fabric in army uniforms would allow soldiers to warm their uniform to the desired temperature by increasing or decreasing the voltage. (more...)
Acer's latest 'casual' gaming laptop features Intel's 8th gen processors Acer's latest 'casual' gaming laptop features Intel's 8th gen processors
- August 21, 2017

Intel just announced a quartet of new four-core, eight-thread 15 W mobile processors this morning , and the ensuing wave of announcements of laptops with the fresh chips is already beginning. Along with vivid colors, gamers also get beefy sound courtesy of a pair of front-facing speakers which are complemented by a subwoofer, and a raft of audio technologies including an intelligent equalizer which adjusts itself to produce the best sound for whatever game you're playing (or indeed movie ... (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Position Lowered by Bennicas & Associates Inc
- August 21, 2017

Boston Family Office Llc invested in 113,311 shares or 0.91% of the stock. CAS Medical Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CASM) has declined 47.56% since August 21, 2016 and is downtrending. Aqr Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc invested in 0% or 33,242 shares. Bennicas & Associates Inc.'s holdings in Microsoft Corporation were worth $3,597,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. (more...)
Jacqueline Fernandez closes Manish Malhotra's show at Lakmé Fashion Week Jacqueline Fernandez closes Manish Malhotra's show at Lakmé Fashion Week
- August 21, 2017

And, on August 20, he did the finale for Lakmé Fashion Week in Mumbai, with his collection, Tales of Indulgence . Manish Malhotra's collection also focused on formalwear for men. Baggy pleated trousers with rouched ankles will set and Indo-west trend. Sridevi, Khushi and elder sister Jhanvi often pick Manish Malhotra outfits for the glitzy events they attend. (more...)
Barclays iPhone app now lets you pay contacts using Siri Barclays iPhone app now lets you pay contacts using Siri
- August 21, 2017

If you fall into the centre of a Venn diagram that covers Barclays bank customers and iPhone users, then I've got some great (?) news for you: you can now instruct Siri to make payments for you. While this feature has been available via PayPal for some time, Barclays is the first high street bank in the United Kingdom to offer the service. Barclays has become the first bank in the United Kingdom to enable payments via Siri. (more...)
Watch List: Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Watch List: Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
- August 21, 2017

Holowesko Partners Ltd who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $229.27B market cap company. Murphy Pohlad Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 58,369 shares stake. Clinton Gru, a New York-based fund reported 406,401 shares. (more...)
Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) PT Lowered to $107.00 at Leerink Swann
- August 21, 2017

The stock decreased 1.02% or $1.25 on August 18, reaching $121.05. Shares of Clovis Oncology (CLVS) opened at 71.96 on Friday. It has outperformed by 266.01% the S&P500. ValuEngine cut shares of Clovis Oncology from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, May 19th. Therefore 72% are positive. Deutsche Post had 84 analyst reports since July 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Amazon Opens Alexa-Skills Development To More Players Amazon Opens Alexa-Skills Development To More Players
- August 21, 2017

Online shoppers got Amazon's Echo Dot speaker for free on Friday. Customers can ask Alexa for information on what's on or to record their favourite shows, for example. It looks like some people who ordered the device for free actually received the device, although it is not clear as yet on how many people were sent the Echo Dot for free. (more...)
Students Receiving CAO Offers Students Receiving CAO Offers
- August 21, 2017

Teaching degrees saw the biggest decrease, while many nursing courses also had significantly lower entry requirements, though applicants fell by 5 per cent in this case. Parents feel this is unfair as an "O6 is being deemed a greater academic achievement than a H7" Students have until next Monday to accept first round offers. (more...)
New 2017 Hyundai Verna launching tomorrow, top things to know New 2017 Hyundai Verna launching tomorrow, top things to know
- August 21, 2017

The 2017 Hyundai Verna sedan is finally set to go on sale in India tomorrow, nearly a year later it's global unveiling. Hyundai introduced new Verna with best and styling features. As the competition in the segment is on the rise, the South Korean automaker is willing to leave no stones unturned to make this new generation Verna as the segment leader which is the reason the company is eyeing to retail 10,000 units prior Diwali. (more...)
That Time Apple Hid This Job Posting Deep in Its Website That Time Apple Hid This Job Posting Deep in Its Website
- August 21, 2017

That's what Apple appears to have done - and it was rumbled by Zack Whittaker, the security editor of United States tech website ZDNet. It asks that applicants have experience "designing, implementing, and supporting highly scalable applications and web services". (more...)
Going to Totality? Look for These Features During The Eclipse Going to Totality? Look for These Features During The Eclipse
- August 21, 2017

As most news outlets have been reporting feverishly in the last few weeks, parts of the USA will experience a total solar eclipse of the sun on Monday, Aug. The final piece of the project is an interactive "rumple map", which uses a smartphone's touch screen and vibrational feedback to show the physical aspects of the eclipse. (more...)
This is what happens when you point your camera at the sun This is what happens when you point your camera at the sun
- August 21, 2017

Another great point made in the video is to not look through your viewfinder if you are using an SLR camera. They hooked up a DSLR body to a canon 400mm f/2.8 IS II lens, and set shutter to six seconds. Next, the mirror was locked up using a paper clip to show what happens when the shutter and sensor are exposed to the midday sun. There still may be time to get some proper sun filters from your local camera store, but supplies do sell out and a lot are already sold out. (more...)
Today's Biggest Xbox One X Announcements Today's Biggest Xbox One X Announcements
- August 21, 2017

You get the entire Minecraft game along with the Redstone Pack. With 4K gaming becoming the new trend in the gaming industry, Sony and Microsoft are trying to close the performance gap between current generation consoles and the high-end gaming PC's, by releasing upgraded versions of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . (more...)
Fear Effect remake coming in 2018 from Sushee studios Fear Effect remake coming in 2018 from Sushee studios
- August 21, 2017

More than 17 years after it first stormed onto PlayStation, Square Enix Collective just announced that the original Fear Effect game is being reimagined for modern day hardware, all under the watchful eye of some of the series' biggest fans. (more...)
Final preparations underway for eclipse viewing in Carbondale, Ill Final preparations underway for eclipse viewing in Carbondale, Ill
- August 21, 2017

The path of total darkness, known as totality, will run through Carbondale, a city of about 26,000 residents located in the southwest corner of the state near the Missouri border. "It's going to be great", said Grace Adams, who is traveling to Carbondale. In Carbondale, one of the best places to watch the eclipse in IL, where viewers will see 100 percent totality, there is also a chance for a pop up shower or storm during the eclipse. (more...)
What Tampa Bay area schools are doing for the solar eclipse What Tampa Bay area schools are doing for the solar eclipse
- August 21, 2017

Most school districts are asking students to not look at the sun from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. today but some are taking extra precaution and not allowing some students outside during that time without special permissions. "It's very frustrating to think that someone would try to make a buck off of the backs of people and endanger, you know, even yours or my eyesight - anyone, not just a small child, but these glasses were online available to anybody", Strong said. (more...)
OnePlus 5 Slate Gray 8GB, 128GB variant goes on sale in India OnePlus 5 Slate Gray 8GB, 128GB variant goes on sale in India
- August 21, 2017

OnePlus has announced a Super Seller Week on Amazon, starting from August 21 to August 25, 2017 with offers on OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5 . For instance, OnePlus 5 users can get Rs 2000 off on Exchange, No Cost EMI options on credit cards, and Rs. (more...)
Microsoft's speech recognition tech is now more accurate than ever before Microsoft's speech recognition tech is now more accurate than ever before
- August 21, 2017

Last year Microsoft's researchers recorded 5.9 percent error rate in the system and now with the recent development, it stands at 5.1 percent error rate. Here comes the science bit: "We introduced an additional CNN-BLSTM (convolutional neural network combined with bidirectional long-short-term memory) model for improved acoustic modelling". (more...)
Yamaha Fazer 25 Launch: Highlights Yamaha Fazer 25 Launch: Highlights
- August 21, 2017

Unlike its smaller displacement sibling, the Fazer 25 has a single unit LED headlight up front. While on the FZ25 the power out is 20.9PS/8000rpm with the max torque of 20.0N.m/6000rpm. It is to the FZ25 what the Fazer FI is to the FZ - a faired, touring-friendly, and more stylish version of the naked bike. It is also speculated that the company might launch an ABS system but as an option. (more...)
Meizu M6 Note spotted on Geekbench with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset Meizu M6 Note spotted on Geekbench with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset
- August 21, 2017

The listing has spilt some beans on the expected specifications of the upcoming smartphone. As per the listing on Geekbench, the Meizu M6 Note has 4GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor clocked at 2.02 GHz. In addition, the smartphone's dual camera setup is said to be made out of two 13MP sensors which feature f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and dual-LED flash. There is also a pair of antenna lines near the top and bottom of the device. (more...)
IPhone 8 unlikely to have edge-to-edge display IPhone 8 unlikely to have edge-to-edge display
- August 21, 2017

Apple is highly unlikely to follow the same design of its rival's. If you look at the top, on either side of the earpiece, there are two circular cut-outs. According to preliminary information, iPhone 8 with the new chip will receive the function of 3D scanning of faces and also some new opportunities to work with augmented reality and enhanced dual camera. (more...)
Microsoft Reveals Xbox One X Scorpio Edition, Pre-Orders Now Live
- August 21, 2017

NotebookCheck was watching, and we have summarised some of the key news here. Probably, owing to this demand of special edition variants of the consoles, the duo has been launching quite a lot of different variants of the same console, but these are a mere cosmetic change and not an upgrade in the hardware and software part. (more...)