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Weak services sector data, banks stocks drag equities lower Weak services sector data, banks stocks drag equities lower
- August 04, 2017

The Nikkei India Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a pointer to services output on a monthly basis, plunged to 45.9 per cent in July, the lowest since September 2013, from June's eight-month high of 53.1. A monthly survey released on Thursday showed that July services PMI fell to its lowest level in almost four years following implementation of GST , which made participants more anxious. (more...)
Moto E4 Plus Now Available, Verizon Model Already Discounted to $130 Moto E4 Plus Now Available, Verizon Model Already Discounted to $130
- August 04, 2017

If you don't mind seeing Amazon's ads and offers on your phone and you are a Prime subscriber, you can buy the device for $139.99 (with 16GB of storage), or $159.99 (with 32GB of space). Customers not on Verizon will need to buy the phone unlocked through either Amazon, B&H, Best Buy , or Newegg . The E4 Plus also runs a clean Android 7.1 with some Moto enhancements on top. (more...)
HMD Global uploads Nokia Camera app to the Play Store HMD Global uploads Nokia Camera app to the Play Store
- August 04, 2017

Officially and fortunately, the developers have taken an interesting move by launching Nokia's Camera App on Google Play Store. It comes courtesy of HMD Global, the company that bought the Nokia brand. You can see the Nokia Camera app on the Play Store below. Inside Nokia Camera, there's an inclusion of different tools such as Compass tag, Compass, Spirit level, Altitude, Altitude tag, and Grid. (more...)
Deathbed Confession Jolts Game of Thrones
- August 03, 2017

On top of that, she was never King or Queen of the Seven Kingdoms and never led an army. Daenerys might have some Greyjoys left to help her after all. Samwell Tarly performs a crude surgery to try to cure Jorah Mormont's greyscale. As a reward for his ground-breaking treatment, the Arch-Maester tells Sam to copy a pile of old scrolls onto new paper. (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO) Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO)
- August 03, 2017

Federated Pa has 23,631 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 103.10 million shares or 2.69% more from 100.40 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Moreover, Provise Management Group Llc has 0.2% invested in the company for 35,500 shares. The stock of Take Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:TTWO) earned "Buy" rating by Brean Capital on Tuesday, August 11. It has outperformed by 64.53% the S&P500. (more...)
Rime Switch Version Release Date Announced Rime Switch Version Release Date Announced
- August 03, 2017

The game will be available on November 14 in North America, and November 17 in Europe. Rime was originally supposed to be a PlayStation 4 exclusive back in 2013, so it's kind of wonderful to think that after all this time, it's available on three platforms, about to be joined by a fourth. (more...)
Microsoft officially gives up on mobile in latest SEC filing Microsoft officially gives up on mobile in latest SEC filing
- August 03, 2017

The section of the filing pertaining to the corporate strategic vision of the company states that Microsoft is now seeking to develop and maintain products and services aimed at the productivity segment and meant to be powered by cloud and AI technologies. (more...)
Surprise: iPad sales up 15% as Apple's results beat expectations Surprise: iPad sales up 15% as Apple's results beat expectations
- August 03, 2017

The company doesn't provide any breakdown of models, but as analysts have noted, there was rather a large clue ... At that attractive price point it's seen as a ideal update for Apple fans who've been plodding on with an iPad 2, for example. (more...)
Serena Williams Is Convinced She's Having a Girl Serena Williams Is Convinced She's Having a Girl
- August 03, 2017

The Reddit co-founder (aka Mr. Serena Williams ) visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night and gushed over the impending arrival of their little one , and all we can say is swoon . Because it's like, "I can make you a grilled cheese". 'So few surprises in life these days, ' she wrote 'that's why I'm waiting to find out the sex of the baby'. (more...)
Tank-Like Armored Dinosaur Borealopelta Markmitchelli Used Camouflage To Avoid Predators Tank-Like Armored Dinosaur Borealopelta Markmitchelli Used Camouflage To Avoid Predators
- August 03, 2017

One of the simplest and most common forms of camouflage , counter-shading means an animal is darker on top and lighter underneath to hide its shadow from sharp-eyed predators - think of a deer. "You don't need to use much imagination to reconstruct it; if you just squint your eyes a bit, you could nearly believe it was sleeping", Brown said. (more...)
Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Announces Earnings Results
- August 03, 2017

Tesla will report second-quarter earnings after the markets close on Wednesday. Exuding confidence, Tesla chief expects to see growth again in the fourth quarter. He said the SUV market is larger than that for any of the existing Tesla models, which is part of the reason the company hopes to get the Model Y into production as soon as possible. (more...)
BMW 320d Edition Sport launched in India at Rs 38.60 lakh BMW 320d Edition Sport launched in India at Rs 38.60 lakh
- August 03, 2017

The interior is a work in contrast of black and red, to add to the car's sporty character. Inside, the cabin gets contrasting black and red seats and chrome treatment on the centre console while the steering wheel comes with paddle-shifter. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho to join Barcelona before the Joan Gamper Trophy Philippe Coutinho to join Barcelona before the Joan Gamper Trophy
- August 03, 2017

Philippe Coutinho played in a deeper role for Liverpool as they demolished Bayern Munch 3-0 on Tuesday evening - and fans took to Twitter to deliver mixed verdicts on his display. "The Champions League this year will be more competitive because there are some really important English teams in the competition", the Italian said on Monday. (more...)
Facebook Continues Fake News Fight With Fact Checking Facebook Continues Fake News Fight With Fact Checking
- August 03, 2017

On Thursday, Facebook said in a separate statement in German that a test of the new fact-checking feature was being launched in the United States, France, the Netherlands and Germany. The company has been working closely with fact-checkers like Snopes and Politifact, experimenting earlier this year with tagging stories as "disputed by snopes.com", for example. (more...)
MIT and Google develop system for real-time image retouching on smartphones MIT and Google develop system for real-time image retouching on smartphones
- August 03, 2017

It included 5,000 images that had each been color-corrected and retouched by five different professional photographers. The machine-learning system works to analyze data from a series of training tasks that it takes, with each task representing thousands of unprocessed photos paired with retouched images. (more...)
Intel's next-gen Coffee Lake processors won't work with existing motherboards Intel's next-gen Coffee Lake processors won't work with existing motherboards
- August 03, 2017

There could be a number of reasons for a new socket for Coffee Lake, the new CPUs might physically require different pin connections for new power management, graphics or IP features, or it could simply be a commercial decision to segment the market for better profits. (more...)
OnePlus 5 to launch soon in Australia OnePlus 5 to launch soon in Australia
- August 03, 2017

The OnePlus team will visit Melbourne and Sydney in September for some face-to-face user feedback. Later in August, OnePlus plans to bring the OnePlus 5 to Australia via a soft launch program. This handset is made out of metal, it sports a front-facing fingerprint scanner, and there are two cameras included on its back. OnePlus hasn't yet announced pricing for the device in Australia, and it's not yet clear if both models - one with 6GB RAM and 64GB of storage; the other with 8GB RAM and ... (more...)
OH restaurant sends Virginia woman milkshake to grant dying wish OH restaurant sends Virginia woman milkshake to grant dying wish
- August 03, 2017

Emily passed away last week, but the kind-hearted actions to bring one last smile to her face will live on. Emily Pomeranz, who spent her last days in a hospice near Washington DC with pancreatic cancer, had one final wish to drink a mocha shake from a diner in her hometown of Cleveland Heights, Ohio . (more...)
IPhone 8 set to come with new Smart Camera feature IPhone 8 set to come with new Smart Camera feature
- August 03, 2017

The iPhone 8 will boast face ID or face recognition technology called "Pearl" to take on the traditional role of fingerprint scanning. Jumping into the iPhone 8's camera capabilities, several references to "SmartCam" was also discovered in the HomePod firmware. (more...)
Sky's VIP programme will reward you with swag if you don't defect Sky's VIP programme will reward you with swag if you don't defect
- August 03, 2017

If you've been with Sky for more than 15 years, your patience has finally paid off. Sky's VIP Black package rewards long-standing customers with free Sky Q setup and dedicated phone number for technical support. Subscribers for up to three years get Sky VIP Silver , which grants you a free Sky Store "Buy & Keep" movie. Been with Sky for more than 15 years? The set-up fees for Sky Q will be waived for subscribers on the books for more than 15 years, who will be given "priority ... (more...)
Tangier Island Mayor Clashes with Al Gore Tangier Island Mayor Clashes with Al Gore
- August 03, 2017

Gore said that there's been an uptick in activism around the world since the US pulled out of the Paris accord. "Even with all the commitments put together in Paris it's still not enough, but it lays a very strong foundation on which to build stronger action", Gore said. (more...)
Astronomers found an alien world with glowing water atmosphere Astronomers found an alien world with glowing water atmosphere
- August 03, 2017

The stratosphere is present on exoplanet WASP-121b, a "hot Jupiter" planet, because it's similar in size to Jupiter but a little bit "puffier", according to NASA . At cooler temperatures, water molecules block light. They made the discovery by observing hot, glowing water molecules in the planet's atmosphere and published their findings in Nature . (more...)
Anthony Scaramucci Still Hasn't Met His Kid
- August 03, 2017

Anthony Scaramucci gestures answers a question during a press briefing on July 21. According to the report neither Guilfoyle or Scaramucci responded to a request for a comment. Guilfoyle's friend Roger Stone added that the two are "very close friends but nothing more". The deal, finalized in January and reportedly valuing SkyBridge at around $200 million, is now pending approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) which reviews foreign purchases of ... (more...)
Amazon on a hiring spree in the Midwest Amazon on a hiring spree in the Midwest
- August 03, 2017

The vacancies are regarding the packing, sorting, and customer service at their company's fulfillment center. Amazon has announced plans to fill more than 50,000 positions across the United States. In addition to hourly fulfillment center roles, Amazon also has supporting and managerial roles within its facilities including human resources managers, IT specialists, operations leaders and more. (more...)
Microsoft to keep Paint program after 'outpouring of support' from fans Microsoft to keep Paint program after 'outpouring of support' from fans
- August 03, 2017

The next update , also known as the Autumn Creators Update will contain a lot of new features like Cortana Setup, Game Mode, Picture in Picture and Night Light but it will also be devoid of many existing ones including Paint , Reader's App, Screen Saver, Outlook Express etc. (more...)
Samsung's giant 4K QLED TV costs $20000 Samsung's giant 4K QLED TV costs $20000
- August 03, 2017

The new model joins the previously released 65-inch QN65Q9 and the 75-inch QN75Q9 . Like other recent Samsung TVs, the Q9 utilizes a single optical cable that connects to an external box to facilitate the connection of other devices. Finally, a No Gap Wall-mount is also offered, enabling the screen to be mounted flush against a user's wall. The Samsung Q9 is now available in the U.S. (more...)
Rockstar Are Being Sued Over Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Character Rockstar Are Being Sued Over Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Character
- August 03, 2017

She convinces him to take the missions, despite his ties to the Cubans, through the use of mind-altering potions. To these claims, Rockstar has responded to TMZ who originally broke the story, "These claims are entirely meritless and completely ridiculous. (more...)
Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS) Institutional Investors Sentiment
- August 03, 2017

Are Clovis Oncology, Inc. It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:CLVS) to report earnings on Aug, 02 for the fiscal quarter ending Jun 2017. As per Thursday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan. The company was upgraded on Thursday, January 26 by PiperJaffray. The company was maintained on Monday, July 31 by Oppenheimer. (more...)
Apple beats profit estimates, boosting shares
- August 03, 2017

Apple's reports on its plans for the fourth quarter of 2017 sent the shares up by more than 5 percent in extended trading. Milunovich is referring to the high-end iPhone 8 , which is expected to pack a new, more colorful and brighter "OLED" panel that takes over nearly the entire front of the phone. (more...)
The Denny's Corporation (DENN) Cut to "Sell" at BidaskClub
- August 03, 2017

It has outperformed by 41.56% the S&P500. Shares of Denny's Corporation ( DENN ) traded up 4.46% on Wednesday, reaching $12.17. About 632,982 shares traded. Vantage Investment Advsrs Ltd Company holds 1.32% or 27,683 shares in its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Grp accumulated 0% or 174,773 shares. 191,781 are held by Jpmorgan Chase And. (more...)