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Facebook acquires anonymous teen compliment app tbh
- October 17, 2017

Facebook will let tbh to operate independently with its own brand. TBH , which is internet speak for " to be honest ", is an anonymous app where users answer multiple-choice questions about their friends. You know what they say: If you can't bring the teens to Facebook , just ... buy the app where they're all hanging out. " TBH and Facebook share a common goal - of building community and enabling people to share in ways that bring us closer together", Vanessa Chan, a Facebook ... (more...)
HTC U11 Plus could be announced on November 2
- October 17, 2017

Ahead of this, the company is holding an event on the coming November 2nd where they will announce two variants of the HTC U11 smartphone. The leaked invite was shared by ITHome and it shows the letter "U", which could mean that a new smartphone will be from company's U-series. (more...)
Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 636, Conducts First 5G Test on Mobile Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 636, Conducts First 5G Test on Mobile
- October 17, 2017

Additionally, Qualcomm previewed its first 5G smartphone reference design for the testing and optimization of power and form-factor constraints for the next generation of smartphone. It used several 100 MHz 5G carriers, and in addition to the Snapdragon X50 5G modem chipset, the SDR051 mmWave RF transceiver integrated circuit. On top of this, the chip will offer Assertive Display technology, which uses Qualcomm's TruPalette and EcoPix features to optimise screen visibility in all kinds ... (more...)
Apple Fleeced By Patent Troll For $440 Million
- October 17, 2017

A Supreme Court ruling in May forced companies to sue in places where they're either based or do a large chunk of their business, preventing companies from cherry-picking court districts that tend to favor trolls (such as the Eastern District of Texas). (more...)
Naughty Dog respond to sexual harrassment allegations from ex-employee Naughty Dog respond to sexual harrassment allegations from ex-employee
- October 17, 2017

His work environment became extremely toxic after the harassment in 2015 and the HR got involved as well. He said he informed HR about the alleged harassment and they "fired me the next day". Naughty Dog said that it has and will always take reports involving sexual harassment very seriously, adding that it is of utmost importance to the company that it is able maintain a safe and productive environment for its employees. (more...)
Abeona Therapeutics receives $13.85 million grant to aid gene therapy development Abeona Therapeutics receives $13.85 million grant to aid gene therapy development
- October 17, 2017

Maxim Group maintained it with "Buy" rating and $14 target in Thursday, September 29 report. Further, analysts have a 12 month target price of $26.14 on company shares. Jefferies initiated the shares of ABEO in report on Friday, January 6 with "Buy" rating. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. (more...)
Microsoft's redesigned Xbox dashboard is now available to all Microsoft's redesigned Xbox dashboard is now available to all
- October 16, 2017

It's easier for players to discover new things, such as friend activities, leaderboards, tips, quick links to Game Hubs, across both the console and Xbox Live at the top of Home. You can browse and buy Xbox hardware now, which I don't recall seeing before. Above: Transferring games to the Xbox One X will be easy. Microsoft released a new episode of its webcast " This Week on Xbox ", but this time around we see something that will come next week. (more...)
Toyota Will Test Self-Driving Cars With AI By 2020 Toyota Will Test Self-Driving Cars With AI By 2020
- October 16, 2017

Following the debut of the Concept-i earlier this year at CES, Toyota has now unveiled two more Concept-i models that now expand the concepts into a series. This includes adjusting the climate inside of the vehicle and changing how it drives. The Concept-i Ride has gullwing doors and once inside there's a center mounted seat for the driver. (more...)
Major Developers of Cyberpunk 2077 left CD Projekt RED Major Developers of Cyberpunk 2077 left CD Projekt RED
- October 16, 2017

CD Projekt RED was painted in a not-flattering light, leading the studio to issue this missive today. Company co-founder Marcin lwinski studio head Adam Badowski said that the studio's approach to making games isn't for everyone. Over time, CD Projekt RED has made a lot of hires, and over time, people have departed-some of them playing big roles. The studio adds it took five years to make the first Witcher . (more...)
Mercedes recalls 400000 cars for faulty steering wheel part
- October 16, 2017

The cars are safe to drive under normal operating conditions, but if the driver airbag warning light comes on, customers should call roadside assistance or contact their nearest retailer. While there have reportedly been no incidences of airbags unintentionally deploying in the United Kingdom, the recall has been triggered by several cases worldwide. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Core launched in Philippines: Here's the price and specifications Samsung Galaxy J7 Core launched in Philippines: Here's the price and specifications
- October 16, 2017

The device comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front as well as the back. The renders show that the mid-range handsets lack a dedicated Bixby button, but this does not mean that Samsung's personal assistant will not be pre-installed on the devices since there has been a number of products from the South Korean manufacturer that incorporates the said assistant even if a dedicated button is not present. (more...)
Gravitational waves travel light speed (3) Gravitational waves travel light speed (3)
- October 16, 2017

One of the things we've always wondered is how the heavy elements in the universe were created. At the time of the first gravitational wave detection in February 2016 there was talk about how this was the equivalent of a new sense for astronomers. (more...)
Nintendo wants the Switch to get Nintendo wants the Switch to get "mature content"
- October 16, 2017

Nintendo's reputation for being the kid-friendly console option hasn't exactly come from nowhere - you only have to look at Nintendo's version of a first-party shooter, Splatoon, to know that the company hasn't had much interest in violence, blood and gore. (more...)
OxygenOS 4.5.1 update rolling out for OnePlus 3/3T as an OTA OxygenOS 4.5.1 update rolling out for OnePlus 3/3T as an OTA
- October 16, 2017

However, you shouldn't mind about dealing with a few bugs from time to time - because the software is being trialed before being rolled out to other uses of the OnePlus 3 and 3T later this year. The people who are already running a beta build on their OnePlus device should have already got a notification for the Oreo update. OnePlus has started rolling out the Open Beta build on Android 8.0 Nougat for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T . (more...)
Analysts See $-1.17 EPS for Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS)
- October 15, 2017

In other Clovis Oncology news, insider Gillian C. Ivers-Read sold 3,000 shares of Clovis Oncology stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. After $-1.29 actual earnings per share reported by Clovis Oncology Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.30% EPS growth. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 27,450 shares of company stock valued at $2,143,685. (more...)
Miami tries to surprise Georgia Tech with onside kick, fails miserably Miami tries to surprise Georgia Tech with onside kick, fails miserably
- October 15, 2017

We give you Miami vs. Georgia Tech . "We're having fun right now", Langham said. Simmons' touchdown increased Georgia Tech's lead to 21-13. "One play away", Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson said. "We had our opportunities", Marshall said. Miami QB Malik Rosier's 70-yard completion to WR Jeff Thomas in the third quarter was the longest completion in the junior's career. (more...)
Santa Cruz and Mares Win Big, Setting Up Another Showdown Santa Cruz and Mares Win Big, Setting Up Another Showdown
- October 15, 2017

DeMarco, a southpaw, was a big step up in competition for Ramirez. The WBA championship rematch was contingent upon both winning Saturday and Mares did his part by taking a unanimous decision over fellow Mexican Andres Gutierrez. Avalos was able to counter a little better in the fifth round, but Santa Cruz's pressure firmly established control in the sixth. However in the eighth after a series of punches from Santa Cruz referee Thomas Taylor stepped in and stopped Avalos from further damage ... (more...)
Revolutionary Transform Races mode coming soon
- October 15, 2017

Look for Transform Races to come to GTA Online next week on Tuesday, October 17th. One minute they will be driving a bike or flying a plane, and the next a auto or boat. Dogfight, meanwhile, will take place up in the air as the player battles with the most skilled pilots to find out the best of the best. Rockstar adds players can expect "new Weaponized Vehicles and inventory updates at Legendary Motorsport, new properties coming on the market via Maze Bank Foreclosures and more". (more...)
NASA Astronauts finally brought a fidget spinner into space NASA Astronauts finally brought a fidget spinner into space
- October 14, 2017

Bresnik also posted a tweet, sharing a space selfie, explaining that its "harder than you'd think" to take a photo of yourself in space. For the five people living under a rock who aren't familiar with them, they're essentially these small gyros that people spin for, well, fun? NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station have introduced the world's most popular toy to outer space. (more...)
Stock Under Consideration: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY)
- October 14, 2017

Moreover, Barr E S has 0.04% invested in Annaly Capital Management, Inc . Moreover, Rhumbline Advisers has 0.04% invested in Annaly Capital Management, Inc . Annaly Capital Management, Inc . Annaly Capital Management, Inc .is a mortgage real estate investment trust. Among 6 analysts covering II-VI ( NASDAQ:IIVI ), 5 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 1 Hold. (more...)
$-0.23 EPS Expected for Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY)
- October 14, 2017

PiperJaffray "Downgrades" Insys Theraptcs Cmn (NASDAQ:INSY) in a research note issued to investors on 5/10/17 to Neutral with price target of $0. Oppenheimer maintained Insys Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:INSY) on Tuesday, August 4 with "Hold" rating. (more...)
Search for ninth planet that makes solar system wobble Search for ninth planet that makes solar system wobble
- October 14, 2017

Planet Nine's gravitational field slowly influenced the orbits over the 4.5 billion years since the solar system formed, Bailey says. NASA is now pretty sure there is in fact a ninth planet - and no, it's not Pluto. "Over long periods of time, planet nine will make the entire solar system plane precess or wobble, just like a top on a table", Batygin said. There are also some objects in the Kuiper Belt which orbit the sun the "wrong" way. (more...)
Vodafone Diwali 2017 offer Vodafone Diwali 2017 offer
- October 14, 2017

Under the new Diwali Dhan Dhana Dhan offer, Jio Prime customers who purchase the Rs. 399 recharge pack between October 12 and October 18 will get eight vouchers of Rs. Airtel is giving 84GB of 4G data (1GB data per day) for 84 days under its Rs 399 plan. Alongside the 84GB data Jio also offers unlimited voice calling facility both local and STD. (more...)
Google Announces New Initiative To Increase Digital Skills For The Future Google Announces New Initiative To Increase Digital Skills For The Future
- October 14, 2017

The new Grow with Google initiative aims to tackle the latter challenge. According to company executives, the goal is to allow anyone with an internet connection to become proficient with technology. The company will also provide free training, tools and events to help individuals cultivate their skills, careers or their businesses. It is the largest grant Google has awarded to a single organization. (more...)
CSX Corporation's (CSX) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Aegis
- October 14, 2017

CSX Corporation (CSX ) reported sales (ttm) of 11.55 Billion, whereas, 18 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 2921.42 million. Gradient Investments LLC now owns 1,954 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $107,000 after acquiring an additional 539 shares during the period. (more...)
Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX price announced Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX price announced
- October 14, 2017

The Gear Sport is going to be available in either blue or black. The cord-free earbuds will be the company's second generation in the line-up. This also makes them a standalone music player. Next in the list is the Samsung Gear IconX 2018 edition which are wireless earbuds similar to the Airpods by Apple. The earbuds work with Android and iOS versions through Bluetooth technology. (more...)
Pokkén Tournament DX update adds online tournaments
- October 14, 2017

Players form a team of their favorite Pokemon and duke it out with an opponent's team. Players can now pick three Pokémon each, and battle online for bragging rights. As in the offline version of this mode, you select three Pokemon to take into battle; when one is knocked out, you'll take control of the next until all three of a player's Pokemon have been defeated. (more...)
Smartphone company tracking users' personal data Smartphone company tracking users' personal data
- October 14, 2017

More negative press ensued after the launch of the OnePlus 5 with reports of benchmark manipulation , wrongly-mounted displays , and more importantly, users being unable to dial 911 in emergency situations . @chrisdcmoore I've read your article about OnePlus Analytics. A security researcher finds that phones running on OnePlus' OxygenOS operating system may be collecting sensitive data that ties users to their data. (more...)
Humble Bundle Accounces Acquisition by IGN; Will Continue to Operate Independently
- October 13, 2017

This is potentially a big deal for game developers, since Humble has expanded beyond its bundling business to publish games , pay devs to make games for its subscription-based monthly game club , maintain a subscription-based online game trove , and operate an online game storefront. (more...)
Yellowstone's Supervolcano Could Spew Ash Across the Entire US Yellowstone's Supervolcano Could Spew Ash Across the Entire US
- October 13, 2017

Researchers tested minerals in the fossilized ash and discovered that the last time the volcano woke up, fresh influxes of magma flowed into the reservoir decades prior to its eruption, National Geographic reported . Helens eruption did in 1980. "It's shocking how little time is required to take a volcanic system from being quiet and sitting there to the edge of an eruption ", she told the Times . (more...)