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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Short Interest Down 20.7% in June Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Short Interest Down 20.7% in June
- August 05, 2017

The company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.17. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.3 out of the scale from 1 to 5, where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. (more...)
Scientists have created a new map of dark matter in the Universe Scientists have created a new map of dark matter in the Universe
- August 05, 2017

The results come from the first-year data set of the Dark Energy Survey , which uses a 570-megapixel camera mounted on the 4-meter Blanco telescope at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory's Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. (more...)
Sunday's Episode of Game of Thrones Leaks Online
- August 05, 2017

The reported leak came from one of HBO's global network partners - Star India - which has access to the episodes before they air. This incident is separate from the hacking incident into unaired episodes of HBO's shows , including the script of an upcoming episode of " Game of Thrones ", earlier this week . (more...)
Watch Point Trust Co Has $2.71 Million Stake in Intel Corporation Watch Point Trust Co Has $2.71 Million Stake in Intel Corporation
- August 05, 2017

The stock declined 0.63% or $0.23 reaching $36.26 per share. Another trade for 80,645 shares valued at $2.84 million was made by BRYANT ANDY D on Friday, February 10. In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. (more...)
United Kingdom 'cyber-hero' Marcus Hutchins charged in U.S. hacking case United Kingdom 'cyber-hero' Marcus Hutchins charged in U.S. hacking case
- August 05, 2017

According to federal investigators, in 2014 and 2015, more than a year before the WannaCry outbreak, Hutchins wrote the Kronos malware , advertised it for sale in online hacker forums, and split thousands of dollars in profits with at least one other defendant, whose name was redacted in the indictment. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Goes on Sale in India: Price, Specifications Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Goes on Sale in India: Price, Specifications
- August 05, 2017

To recall, Galaxy J7 Pro comes with Samsung Pay service, which also makes it one of the company's first mid-range smartphones to pack this mobile payments feature. SBI being India's National Bank has a highest number of bank customers in India. Samsung Pay consumers holding eligible SBI Debit Cards can avail a flat Rs 100 cashback on minimum transaction amount of Rs 500. (more...)
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
- August 05, 2017

Known as "Stamp", even the name is an homage to how it's based off AMP, with the "St" standing for stories and the rest referring to the Accelerated Mobile Pages that load a streamlined and faster version of an article. Additionally, they could also appear in other Google products, as well as directly on publisher sites. "The success of the open source AMP project is down to the constant collaboration with publishers that involves working early on upcoming features", Google said Friday in ... (more...)
Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones has leaked online
- August 04, 2017

Following the attack , the hackers leaked episodes of Ballers and Room 104 , teasing that episode four of Game of Thrones' season seven could be next. If you scroll through social media, it's clear that many people are being impatient and are refusing to wait until Monday to watch the latest episode of Game of Thrones . (more...)
Huawei's next flagship could make a major splash thanks to AT&T Huawei's next flagship could make a major splash thanks to AT&T
- August 04, 2017

The Nexus 6P might have gotten Huawei's name out there, but the company lacks a partner to push its handsets. To achieve that goal, Huawei is going to have to cultivate a strong relationship with one of the stateside carriers, which in this case appears to be AT&T . (more...)
LinkedIn launches free service to match professionals with mentors in their field LinkedIn launches free service to match professionals with mentors in their field
- August 04, 2017

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner first referenced the rollout of the new program he tweeted a TechCrunch article covering the news on Thursday. LinkedIn has added a new private section called "your dashboard" to profiles of trial users (bottom left). (more...)
EFCC denies alleged showdown with AGF EFCC denies alleged showdown with AGF
- August 04, 2017

Top officials of the EFCC were said to have however become anxious that the directive was a veiled attempt to whittle down the power of the Magu-led EFCC as the AGF could determine what cases to proceed with or discontinue after receiving the report. (more...)
Postcard Campaign For Europe's Most Wanted Criminals Postcard Campaign For Europe's Most Wanted Criminals
- August 04, 2017

The agency says information from the public can be vital to catch some of the fugitives. "While most of us are enjoying a well-deserved summer break, criminals are not taking time off from crime", Europol said in a statement . "Come back to enjoy them - we'll have a nice surprise in store for you", says one postcard from the Belgian police", says another one, addressed to Artur Nawrocki, wanted for drug trafficking. (more...)
Apple reports growth in revenues and profits for fiscal 3Q17 Apple reports growth in revenues and profits for fiscal 3Q17
- August 04, 2017

The latter is near a three-year high of 3.99. The iPad has witnessed double-digit sales growth in many geographic segments like U.S., Japan, Germany, France, and Greater China, according to Maestri. The company posted quarterly revenue of $45.4 billion and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $1.67. This is up 23% YoY from $2.21 billion in Q3 2016. (more...)
Brace yourselves Facebook Stories are coming to desktop Brace yourselves Facebook Stories are coming to desktop
- August 04, 2017

Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch that they're now testing out the feature and a wider roll out can be expected soon. Now when you'll open the Facebook homepage on your desktop or laptop, you'll be able to see the stories on the top right of your News Feed. (more...)
6 analysts given BUY rating to Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) 6 analysts given BUY rating to Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
- August 04, 2017

Finally, Marshall Wace North America L.P. bought a new position in shares of Advanced Micro Devices during the first quarter valued at about $63,654,000. Mizuho reissued a buy rating and set a $17.00 price target (up previously from $15.00) on shares of Advanced Micro Devices in a research report on Wednesday. (more...)
The Spotify App is Rumoured to be Coming to Xbox One
- August 04, 2017

According to The Verge , sources familiar with Spotify and Microsoft's plans have told The Verge that a Spotify app for Xbox One is coming soon, and is now being tested internally. Spotify and Sony have always claimed to have an exclusive partnership, but it appears a Spotify app is heading to the Xbox platform after Reddit user Geralt_De_Rivia spotted Xbox's Larry Hryb, aka Major Nelson, using a Spotify app on his Xbox . (more...)
Google will give Google will give "good apps" a better ranking in its Play Store
- August 04, 2017

Google finally wants to do something about that. Android users will be presented better-performing apps in the Google Play Store as the search giant announced that it has started ranking apps in search results. The reason? People engage more with better apps - which seems obvious when put that way. The apps, that experiences fewer crashes and the ones that do not drain your smartphone's battery-life that much, will now be placed on the top and those with bugs and other performance issues ... (more...)
Apple sees first rise in iPad sales since 2013 Apple sees first rise in iPad sales since 2013
- August 04, 2017

Hefty Wealth Partners increased its position in shares of Apple by 27.6% in the second quarter. Harvest Fund Management Co. Hutchinson Capital Management CA raised its position in Apple by 31.3% in the second quarter. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/08/03/apple-inc-nasdaqaapl-stake-lowered-by-haverford-trust-co.html. (more...)
LEGO Announces Old-School Voltron Set LEGO Announces Old-School Voltron Set
- August 04, 2017

The LEGO Group needed additional time to determine whether to go ahead - which can sometimes mean licencing issues being hammered out, but can also be down to determining if the set will work for consumers - and now it has been announced that the project will become an official LEGO release. (more...)
Why Uncharted: The Lost Legacy became a standalone game Why Uncharted: The Lost Legacy became a standalone game
- August 04, 2017

Before Uncharted: The Lost Legacy debuts exclusively on Playstation 4 , Naughty Dog made a decision to answer these questions and more in a " Making Of " video! "Although, obviously, that various by play style and, particularly with this environment that we're showing off today [ the Western Ghats mountain range ], which kind of lets you spend as much time as you'd like kind of exploring all the different activities and the core story stuff". (more...)
Galaxy Note 8 'final specs' leaked before official launch
- August 04, 2017

In the power section, Note 8 will be backed by a 3300mAh battery, alongside some premium features like Quick Charging and Wireless Charging via USB Type-C. On Thursday, tweeting with quote "a person briefed on the device's final configuration", Evan Blass has revealed 15 key features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 . (more...)
NASA offering six-figure salary for 'Planetary Protection Officer' position NASA offering six-figure salary for 'Planetary Protection Officer' position
- August 04, 2017

Space can get nasty - which is why NASA is officially searching for a Planetary Protection Officer to save the planet from potential alien contamination! As if the fantastic job title isn't enough of a reason to apply - just imagine handing over that business card - there's also the incredibly high salary, which is listed between $124,406 and $187,000 Dollars. (more...)
Virtuos Is Porting A High Profile Title To The Nintendo Switch Virtuos Is Porting A High Profile Title To The Nintendo Switch
- August 04, 2017

To say that the Switch is lacking third-party AAA titles would be an understatement. That may be about to change thanks to companies like Virtuos. Virtuous is mostly known for developing remasters. Virtuos has a good working relationship with Square Enix, Ubisoft, and Warner Bros., and all three studios have pledged support to the Switch. Virtuos may, however, step forward and announce otherwise, as the language also indicates that the studio is now working on the port and hasn't yet ... (more...)
Denmark hold nerve to win shootout Denmark hold nerve to win shootout
- August 04, 2017

In total Austria missed four out of four penalties, as Sarah Puntigam missed one relatively early in the first half, skying her effort after a handball was awarded against Maja Kildemoes. The match in Breda finished goalless after extra time, though Denmark had enjoyed two-thirds of possession. Denmark will face the victor of the semi-final between England and Netherlands, which is now being broadcast on Eurosport 1, on Sunday August 6. (more...)
Scientists Build First Handheld Neutrino Detector Scientists Build First Handheld Neutrino Detector
- August 04, 2017

Rather than interacting with protons, he figured neutrinos can interact with entire atomic nuclei. For the first time, scientists have detected neutrinos scattering off the nucleus of an atom. "We're looking forward to more detailed studies to see if it really is accurately in agreement with the expectations". In nature, it also dominates neutrino dynamics during neutron star formation and supernovae explosions. (more...)
Glitter iPhone cases could cause chemical burns Glitter iPhone cases could cause chemical burns
- August 04, 2017

It is unclear if any other phone case companies use the same material. And while they're similar to regular burns, chemical burns can continue causing damage as long as the skin is exposed to the chemical. If you have one of these cases, the commission is urging you to stop using them immediately and have them returned to MixBin Electronics in exchange for a full refund. (more...)
The Evil Within 2 Crafting Details The Evil Within 2 Crafting Details
- August 04, 2017

Combat: If you're building a more rough-and-tumble Sebastian, the Combat tree will help you increase the damage of your melee attacks and decrease the kickback when firing weapons, among other upgrades. You can create a "hardier, faster, and sneakier" Sebastian, but there's no "invincible killing machine" option here. The Sebastian skill tree will fall under five categories, including health , stealth , combat , recovery , and athleticism . (more...)
Netflix adds two new original series from India to its slate Netflix adds two new original series from India to its slate
- August 04, 2017

The coming-of-age tale, set in the world of cricket, depicts the glory and rivalry in the city of Mumbai. These projects have specifically local subjects, but will be great for our global audience, and are supported by world class talent,"The Mint quoted Erik Barmack, vice-president of worldwide original series at Netflix". (more...)
WikiLeaks reveals Central Intelligence Agency tool for hacking webcams WikiLeaks reveals Central Intelligence Agency tool for hacking webcams
- August 04, 2017

The Wikileaks report , part of its Vault 7 disclosures, stated that Dumbo was created to enable access to a target computer during Central Intelligence Agency field operations quickly and nearly inconspicuously. The program has to be executed " directly from a USB thumb drive ", according to a field guide for the system released by WikiLeaks on Thursday. The documents say Dumbo operates on 32bit Windows XP , Windows Vista, and newer versions of the Windows operating system, but is not ... (more...)
The Frozen North expansion coming to Conan Exiles this month The Frozen North expansion coming to Conan Exiles this month
- August 04, 2017

The expansion will require players to dress accordingly for the harsh frozen weather as they will die. It will be completely free for all players on both systems. Ymir will help crush your enemies and demolish their cities with one decent stomping session. A new web page is now available on www.conanexiles.com/thefrozennorth , where players can learn all the details about The Frozen North . (more...)