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Fresh Battery Report Sends Apple Stock Into The Red Again
- October 07, 2017

The battery simply swells, causing the phone's casing to open and the front screen to detach. The smartphone was banned by several airport authorities across the world. Odgen's story is different than other accounts that have been reported. For example, the 5.85-inch next-gen iPhone X could have an A12 chip , while the 6.46-inch next-gen iPhone X could have a, perhaps, A12+ chip. (more...)
Google dedicates doodle to Begum Akhtar on her 103rd birth anniversary Google dedicates doodle to Begum Akhtar on her 103rd birth anniversary
- October 07, 2017

Born on October 7, 1914, Google is commemorating her 103rd birth anniversary. At young age, she started learning music from some of the stalwarts of Indian classical music such as Ustad Imdad Khan, Mohammad Khan, Abdul Waheed Khan and Ustad Jhande Khan Saheb. (more...)
Buyers concerned over swollen batteries in new Apple iPhone 8 Buyers concerned over swollen batteries in new Apple iPhone 8
- October 07, 2017

According to several users, the iPhone is splitting completely open and/or swelling when charging while being connected to the approved Apple charger. Apple says that issue will be corrected in a future update, but at this point, they could already be headed down the same road as Samsung . Apple has confirmed to Gizmodo that it is "looking into" the matter. (more...)
IOC suspend Brazil Olympic boss Nuzman IOC suspend Brazil Olympic boss Nuzman
- October 07, 2017

In a statement on Friday, the Brazilian Olympic committee said it would convene on October 11 at 2:30 p.m. local time (1730 GMT). In addition to Nuzman's provisional suspension, the Swiss-based IOC also suspended the Brazilian Olympic Committee and froze all IOC payments to the body, Reuters reported. (more...)
Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) Sees Price Increase - Up by 32.98% Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) Sees Price Increase - Up by 32.98%
- October 07, 2017

The transaction is expected to close near the end of 2017 or early in 2018 and is subject to the approval of Omega Protein stockholders, certain regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. The ex-dividend date was set for Wednesday the 23rd of August 2017. Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME)'s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 376.32m. (more...)
Does The Data Supplment Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Movement? Does The Data Supplment Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Movement?
- October 07, 2017

Finally, Citigroup Inc lifted their price objective on shares of Western Digital Corp from $110.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, May 1st. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 28th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.39%. Western Digital Corporation's dividend payout ratio is presently 156.25%. (more...)
Misplaced your phone? Google Home can now help you find it Misplaced your phone? Google Home can now help you find it
- October 07, 2017

You'll need a Google Home (or Google Home Mini or Google Home Max ) to make that happen. The great thing about the new feature is that your misplaced smartphone will start ringing even if it's in silent mode. Of course, it's also a speaker for media playback (you can even default to playback on another cast-enabled device in the Mini's settings), it can make phone calls (and soon take audio from them), answer basic questions, set alarms, timers, and reminders, and a host of other ... (more...)
How Samsung Wins With iPhone X's Expected Success How Samsung Wins With iPhone X's Expected Success
- October 07, 2017

Where paying the phone's asking price of Ksh 105 ,000 also earns you a free 5100mAh power bank , the discounted Note 8 , which is coming in courtesy of Easy Point Computers, doesn't include any freebies. The iPhone 8 Plus is likely ahead of the Galaxy Note 8 on the list, only because the list is in alphabetical order. However, these scores would make little difference if you are tied to a specific ecosystem . (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Now Covered by Barclays PLC
- October 07, 2017

Activision Blizzard Inc now has $47.68B valuation. 1,664,312 shares of the stock traded hands. Among 27 analysts covering Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI ), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. 126,460 were reported by Laurion Capital Mgmt L P. Whittier Of Nevada invested in 25,239 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Investec Asset accumulated 232,253 shares. (more...)
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) Growth Estimates in Focus
- October 07, 2017

It has outperformed by 63.39% the S&P500. About 366,407 shares traded. Savings Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE: VSH ). Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $17.00 target price on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a report on Friday, July 14th. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 enterprise editions launched Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 enterprise editions launched
- October 07, 2017

So far, there have been at least six reports in which the iPhone 8 either arrived with a swollen battery or the device's battery was discovered to be swollen after charging. This is due to Samsung's partnership with other smartphone makers including one of the world's biggest company, Apple . It was only a matter of time before they caught up or outperformed the iPhones. (more...)
Mets' Wright Undergoes Back Surgery, Eyes 2018 Comeback Mets' Wright Undergoes Back Surgery, Eyes 2018 Comeback
- October 07, 2017

In an effort to get back on the field, though, Wright underwent a laminotomy procedure to relieve pressure in his back. Wright has been limited by injuries the past three years, playing in just 75 games spanning the last three seasons. This is an unfortunate reality that Met fans are going to have to come to terms with. One hopes, though, that Wright can fight his way back the field before it's over. (more...)
Researchers shed light on Neanderthal's legacy in humans Researchers shed light on Neanderthal's legacy in humans
- October 07, 2017

Hawks say that this study reminds us that Neanderthals weren't so different from us. It's very important to point out that we are not saying that Neandertals DNA alone is responsible for these traits. Other researchers emphasize this point. "It's not any single gene that makes a huge difference ..." The sequencing of this new genome likewise speaks to "a genuine specialized progress", says anthropologist John Hawks of the University of Wisconsin. (more...)
Game of Thrones star: Season 8 to film until next summer
- October 07, 2017

Game of Thrones had a phenomenal seventh season, and the eighth season is set either to come out 2018 or 2019. So, there we have it - Game of Thrones plans to film "up until summer" with " longer episodes". Filming on the epic closing season will begin this month , with Cunningham starting his work on the Emmy-winning series this Sunday with a table read in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and will last until summer 2018. (more...)
Brand New Apple iPhone 8 Bursts Open After Battery Swells While Charging Brand New Apple iPhone 8 Bursts Open After Battery Swells While Charging
- October 06, 2017

Another story about a flawed iPhone 8 Plus surfaced on Reddit. There is also no sign of a recall, as expanding lithium batteries are not considered unsafe. Still, expanding iPhone batteries is not a new phenomenon. The hope, of course, is that Apple finds this was limited to just a few defective handsets, and that it isn't something iPhone 8 users in general need to worry about. (more...)
Facebook tests desktop chat apps Facebook tests desktop chat apps
- October 06, 2017

The beta versions, for now, are being supervised by Workplace by Facebook which is a collaboration software much like Slack . The beta version of the chatting app is now available for machines running Windows 7 and above and macOS 10.9 and above. (more...)
Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) Rating Reiterated by SunTrust Banks, Inc
- October 06, 2017

It has a 46.58 P/E ratio. (NASDAQ:EQIX). Commonwealth Retail Bank Of Aus invested in 157,222 shares. Legal & General Gp Public Limited Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEN ). Stock price performance for the past week is now noted at 2.21%. While taking a look at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators about Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (more...)
Why Did He Do It? Authorities Still Baffled By Vegas Shooter Why Did He Do It? Authorities Still Baffled By Vegas Shooter
- October 06, 2017

The gunman had reportedly wired US$100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the massacre. Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley , returned from the Philippines on Wednesday after visiting family, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is hoping that she has some answers. (more...)
GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) Sale Analysis
- October 06, 2017

The stock price is showing discouraging image with current unsupportive move of -6.93% at trading price of $9.67. GoPro has been aiming towards transforming itself from the "camera maker" to "content maker", and has taken significant steps to diversify into higher-margin businesses including video editing and virtual reality. (more...)
'Goodbye': AOL's AIM to Sign Off for Good 'Goodbye': AOL's AIM to Sign Off for Good
- October 06, 2017

On Friday, AOL's VP of Communications Product at Oath announced that the company would put AIM to rest on December 15, 2017, 20 years after the service was born in 1997. (more...)
Harvest Moon 2017: When and how to see October's full moon Harvest Moon 2017: When and how to see October's full moon
- October 06, 2017

Two out of three Harvest Moons appear in September but this is one of the years it occurred in October, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Thanks to moonlight, they were able to keep working and the "harvest moon" was born. 2018's Harvest Moon is supposed to happen in September as well. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 Smartphones & Clips Camera Released Google Pixel 2 Smartphones & Clips Camera Released
- October 06, 2017

GoogleGoogle has officially revealed the second generation of its Pixel smartphones, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL . No, the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL do not come with headphones. There are 27W PD-compliant chargers around but surely someone will bring one out as part of the Made For Google accessory program announced yesterday. (more...)
Mattel Is Cancelling Its Mattel Is Cancelling Its "Alexa For Kids" After Privacy Uproar
- October 06, 2017

While Mattel claimed that Aristotle would use "high level encryption" and wouldn't be sharing data with advertisers, they've now had second thoughts, with The Washington Post reporting that new Chief Technology Officer Sven Gerjets has determined that it did not "fully align with Mattel's new technology strategy" and would therefore not be offered for sale. (more...)
Apple reveals hundreds of new emojis for iOS 11.1
- October 06, 2017

There will also be updated national flags (England, Scotland and Wales are finally getting their own flags), and all human emojis will be available in different genders and skin tones. Apple in a statement said, "In the update is the Love-You Gesture, designed after the "I love you" hand sign in American Sign Language". The orange heart emoji is the latest addition to the existing coloured hearts in rainbow shades. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime gets Android 7.0 Nougat update in India Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime gets Android 7.0 Nougat update in India
- October 06, 2017

At the time, we pointed out that the phone should start receiving the OTA update in the coming weeks. But things are not so bright when it comes to software side of things. Apart from these, the update also brings the standard bug fixes, stability improvements, and speed optimizations. So if you own a Galaxy J5 Prime smartphone, then you should receive a notification about the update. (more...)
Xbox One X hides a tiny Master Chief inside Xbox One X hides a tiny Master Chief inside
- October 06, 2017

Last year, with the release of the Xbox One S, we found out that each console had a tiny Master Chief hidden away under the optical disk drive. This Master Chief is riding a scorpion and is stamped into each console as a nod to the Xbox One X's "Project Scorpio" codename. (more...)
Google Reportedly Building Its Amazon Echo Show Rival Google Reportedly Building Its Amazon Echo Show Rival
- October 06, 2017

If you are in the U.S. the Echo Spot will start shipping in December, 2017. Previously, calls were possible via the Echo, but this capability was reserved for calls between two Echo devices. The Echo Spot is priced at $129.99 and will be available at a later date of December 19. How much does an Echo Connect cost? You can now apparently make free calls on all Echo devices in the US, Canada and Mexico. (more...)
SMEs struggling, GDP refuses to grow but India's rich are getting richer SMEs struggling, GDP refuses to grow but India's rich are getting richer
- October 06, 2017

According to Forbes , Ambani whose Reliance Industries (RIL) holds sway over India's energy sector, added to his personal wealth a staggering $15.3 billion or Rs 99,671 crore in the a year ago alone. Apart from that, total value of India's 100 richest tycoons has also gone up to a mind-boggling $479 billion, that is an increase of 26 per cent from earlier $374 billion in 2016, the report added. (more...)
Trump Calls For Senate To Investigate News Networks
- October 06, 2017

Both Tillerson and Trump said the report wasn't true. Richard Burr , the committee's Republican chairman, told CNN that he would be holding news organizations "accountable" for false reporting on the Russian Federation investigation. NBC news is #FakeNews and more dishonest than even CNN. If it actually were fake news, if they were completely making things up, just fabricating it out of nowhere to defame you, you can absolutely sue for liable, but you're not doing that and you're the king ... (more...)
This is the BlackBerry Krypton This is the BlackBerry Krypton
- October 06, 2017

This press render of BlackBerry Motion was leaked by famous and highly reliable leakster Evan Blass. Based on this look of the BlackBerry Motion, do you think you'll consider it? There's a display of unknown size which is said to have Full-HD resolution. (more...)