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Fiat Chrysler Q3 Net Profit Up 50%; Backs 2017 Outlook
- October 24, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. ( FCAU ) reported that its net profit for the third-quarter rose 50 percent to 910 million euros from 606 million euros in the same quarter a year ago. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. Looking ahead, for fiscal 2017, the company continues to expect net revenues between 115 billion euros and 120 billion euros, adjusted EBIT greater than 7.0 billion euros and adjusted net profit above 3.0 billion euros. (more...)
Karbonn Titanium Jumbo With 8-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched: Price, Specifications Karbonn Titanium Jumbo With 8-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched: Price, Specifications
- October 24, 2017

This phone is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core processor mated with a 2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM which can be extended upto 64 GB via microSD card. It comes with 4000 mAh battery and runs Android 7.0 Nougat. It includes 16GB of internal storage that can be further expandable up to 64GB. It also offers dual SIM dual standby support. While the MRP of the smartphone is mentioned as Rs. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Update 4.0 Also Adds GameCube Controller Support Nintendo Switch Update 4.0 Also Adds GameCube Controller Support
- October 24, 2017

There's no news on why this feature was added yet, but that hasn't stopped the internet speculating - mainly on whether we can expect to see a Gamecube Virtual Console on Switch soon. for Wii U. Once this is done, the controller is ready to use. The Nintendo Switch will recognize it as a USB controller that even works with games. (more...)
Fitbit Class A (NYSE:FIT)'s Stock Is Buy After Less Market Selling
- October 24, 2017

According to the latest research reports released, 2 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 2 analysts "outperform", 10 analysts "hold", 1 analysts "underperform" and 1 analysts "sell". Also, EVP Andy Missan sold 25,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.73, for a total transaction of $436,500.00. (more...)
Nokia 7 and Nokia 2: Here's everything we know Nokia 7 and Nokia 2: Here's everything we know
- October 24, 2017

The Nokia 7 is a strong candidate since it was launched just last week in China. The Nokia 9 is another possibility, although it's expected to come out next year on a global level given its status as a flagship smartphone. There's also the Nokia 2 which hasn't been released yet, but was recently spotted on a US-based e-commerce site. Users can also combine the stills taken from the back and front cameras to create a single image. (more...)
Apple Pay now available in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and United Arab Emirates Apple Pay now available in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and United Arab Emirates
- October 24, 2017

Some of these include Virgin Megastore, Caffe Nero, Marks & Spenser, Sharaf DG and Homecenter. After all the wait, Apple has officially launched their Apple Pay digital wallet service in the UAE for. The UAE becomes the first country in the Middle East where Apple Pay has launched. Once verified by the bank, the details will be stored in your device. (more...)
New update rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note8 New update rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note8
- October 24, 2017

As per reports, Samsung has rolled out the security update for Galaxy Note 8 units with model numbers SM-N9508 and SM-N9500. Other than a promised "early 2018" release date, there is no word on what devices will receive Android Oreo. It seems like Samsung has been keeping itself busy during the past couple of months since it already rolled out the highly anticipated Android 8.0 Oreo to Galaxy J7 Prime and now it also started upgrading the older Galaxy A5, J7 Pro and A3. (more...)
Micromax, Vodafone to launch new 4G phone at Rs 999
- October 24, 2017

Just last week, the company has announced a 4G VoLTE feature phone in partnership with BSNL, and today, the company has announced Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra smartphone in partnership with Vodafone. The phone is originally priced at Rs. 2,899, which is the same amount customers has to pay while purchasing the device. Commenting on the partnership, Khosla says, "We are delighted to partner with Micromax to democratize the 4G smart phones at a never before price of under Rs 999". (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish Orion Engineered Carbons SA (NYSE:OEC) After Last Week?
- October 24, 2017

Lattice Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:LSCC) has risen 35.73% since October 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 29.77% the S&P500. Orion Engineered Carbons SA had a net margin of 2.73% and a return on equity of 141.37%. Goldman Sachs initiated it with "Neutral" rating and $21 target in Friday, May 12 report. Finally, KeyCorp lifted their price objective on Orion Engineered Carbons S.A from $24.00 to $25.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, October ... (more...)
Manulife Vitality Active Rewards in Canada Now Offers Apple Watch Manulife Vitality Active Rewards in Canada Now Offers Apple Watch
- October 24, 2017

Normally $299, the device will be free if members exercise regularly over a two-year period. After the company saw a 20% increase in activity from those using the Apple Watch, it chose to offer the wearable to all members of its Vitality program . (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront II campaign takes 5-7 hours to finish Star Wars Battlefront II campaign takes 5-7 hours to finish
- October 24, 2017

This duration may not sound very long for a role-playing game campaign, but if the game delivers a compelling and immersive experience, the length does not matter that much. The story is unique because, contrary to other stories from the Star Wars universe, it tells a tale from the point of view of an Empire soldier. (more...)
No More LEGO Dimensions Content Planned No More LEGO Dimensions Content Planned
- October 24, 2017

Eurogamer understands that Dimensions is winding down earlier than expected (it was originally meant to have a three-year strategy) due to lackluster performance and the very nature of the toys themselves. Lego Dimensions has supported the title thus far with dedicated packs paying homage to movies like Ghostbusters , TV series like Doctor Who , and even other video game franchises like Sonic the Hedgehog and Portal 2 . (more...)
The Pixel 2 XL has a serious screen burn-in problem The Pixel 2 XL has a serious screen burn-in problem
- October 24, 2017

As new Google Pixel 2 XL phones start to hit the market, potential buyers have a possible mark against moving to the new phone to factor into their considerations. Several reviewers of the device have described the new premium smartphone as delivering "underwhelming screen performance". At this point, however, most signs point toward screen burn-in on the Pixel 2 XL . (more...)
WINTON GROUP Ltd Purchases Shares of 42320 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) WINTON GROUP Ltd Purchases Shares of 42320 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- October 24, 2017

Global X Management Co. Assetmark Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Finally, Hood River Capital Management LLC raised its position in Advanced Micro Devices by 207.1% in the third quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.91, for a total transaction of $278,200.00. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 9,649,619 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock valued at $66,679,000 after buying an additional 3,956,359 shares in the last ... (more...)
Discovery of 500km lunar cave raises hopes for human colonisation of moon Discovery of 500km lunar cave raises hopes for human colonisation of moon
- October 24, 2017

Space suits alone aren't enough to insulate from extreme temperature variation, radiation, and meteorite impacts; the moon's lack of atmosphere or magnetic field leaves inhabitants exposed to the elements. Most of the locations are in regions of underground mass deficit suggested by GRAIL gravity data analysis. Half a century after Greeley's paper published and NASA left the moon behind, in a paper published this week, Japanese researchers say they've found proof of the tunnels no one could ... (more...)
NASA extends Dawn mission NASA extends Dawn mission
- October 24, 2017

Ceres is located within the orbit of Neptune, and is composed of rock and ice. Maneuvering the spacecraft to this close position is challenging, and mission engineers are now studying the best ways to accomplish it. At the ending moment of the mission, spacecraft will not land or crash into the surface of Ceres. With its hardware already right where it needs to be, NASA has decided it wants to extend its Dawn mission, which will bring its spacecraft extremely close to the surface of one of ... (more...)
Azure and Cray partner to bring supercomputing to the cloud Azure and Cray partner to bring supercomputing to the cloud
- October 23, 2017

Cray has been around for decades and is known for the supercomputers it designed decades ago. Microsoft and Cray are enabling Azure customers to run certain workloads on Cray supercomputing hardware that's installed in Microsoft datacenters. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' latest update makes blue zone deadlier PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' latest update makes blue zone deadlier
- October 23, 2017

In early November, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds developer Bluehole will make the feature available on test servers. "We plan to solve numerous bugs from the current live servers, and we are also constantly working on optimisation", the developer said . (more...)
Buhari to HoS: Report on recall of Maina must reach me today Buhari to HoS: Report on recall of Maina must reach me today
- October 23, 2017

The Minister said Maina's recall was made by the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation and the Federal Civil Service Commission. Aside the Ministry of Interior, Mr. "You need to also go the Federal Civil Service Commission to really find out because they are in charge of recruitment and discipline of civil servants". (more...)
Stanford Researchers Build a 'Billion Sensors' Earthquake Observatory With Optical Fibers Stanford Researchers Build a 'Billion Sensors' Earthquake Observatory With Optical Fibers
- October 23, 2017

Now researchers monitor earthquakes with seismometers, which are more sensitive than the proposed telecom array, but their coverage is sparse and they can be challenging and expensive to install and maintain, especially in urban areas. "They always assumed that an uncoupled optical fiber would generate too much signal noise to be useful". This fiber optic seismic observatory, as they called it, was sacked up in September 2016, and it was able to record more than 800 events in its first year ... (more...)
Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster 50th Anniversary Japan unveiled Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster 50th Anniversary Japan unveiled
- October 23, 2017

For this water version, the interior is flanked with Nero Ade Leather as well as Nero Cosmus Black alcantara surfaces for proper contrast to the body. The team has ensured to match the colours in the cabin to that of the exterior with the same gradations and shading. There's also a hexagonal carbon fiber plate sporting the Japanese symbol for water. (more...)
Nintendo stealth announces SNES themed 3DS XL Nintendo stealth announces SNES themed 3DS XL
- October 23, 2017

The European 3DS XL SNES Edition matches the Japanese SNES console design. The device won't look like it did in Europe, as the two consoles had different appearances for each region. Super Nintendo Entertainment System Edition will release across North America on November 27th, priced at $199.99. This is an Amazon exclusive and pre-orders have already started, so make sure to reserve yours right away if you don't want to be left out in the cold. (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ Release Date and FighterZ Pass Announced
- October 23, 2017

This is an animated fighter taking the popular characters from the Dragon Ball universe so naturally there is a lot of hype behind it. Prior to the announcement , a release date of February 1 had been scheduled for Japan with an "early 2018" timeframe for a worldwide release, but it appears that the developers have bumped up the release. (more...)
Apple iPhone 7 With 256GB Storage Discontinued: Here's Why Apple iPhone 7 With 256GB Storage Discontinued: Here's Why
- October 23, 2017

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 60.33% of the company's stock. Insiders have sold 541,177 shares of company stock valued at $85,864,804 in the last three months. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. Apple had a return on equity of 35.59% and a net margin of 21.19%. (more...)
Pablo Neruda did not Die of Cancer but may have been Poisoned Pablo Neruda did not Die of Cancer but may have been Poisoned
- October 23, 2017

On Friday, 16 scientists unanimously rejected the cause of death noted on Neruda's death certificate, cancer cachexia, which involves significant weight loss. Almost half a century after Pablo Neruda supposedly died from natural causes, rumors are swirling again about foul play. He allegedly asked Araya to quickly come to the hospital. (more...)
Reliance JioPhone allegedly exploded while charging Reliance JioPhone allegedly exploded while charging
- October 23, 2017

It's aware of the incident and its initial investigation indicates that this was a case of intentional sabotage. These exploded images were first kept in twitter, However, later images were deleted on Twitter which shows the back panel of the phone has been melted and dislocation of a camera but the battery underneath the casing seems to be intact each other. (more...)
Gears of War 4 Gets New Maps, Halloween Event Gears of War 4 Gets New Maps, Halloween Event
- October 23, 2017

Unfortunately, the company didn't reveal more information regarding these enhancements, but promised that more details will be revealed in the near future. It's worth mentioning that both of these maps were already available in Gears of War , but the developer has redefined them to improve the gameplay. (more...)
OnePlus 5T Leaked Renders Appear, Show Rear Fingerprint Sensor OnePlus 5T Leaked Renders Appear, Show Rear Fingerprint Sensor
- October 23, 2017

If the Chinese company is sticking to the same schedule, the OnePlus 5T is likely to surface in the coming weeks. According to the recently leaked image and previous rumors, the OnePlus 5T is expected to sport a larger screen than the OnePlus 5 , a 6-inch display with the 2160 x 1080 pixel resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. (more...)
USA Tries to make Raqqa the Syrian capital, denounces Russian Federation USA Tries to make Raqqa the Syrian capital, denounces Russian Federation
- October 23, 2017

The German city of Dresden was flattened during World War II by more than 3,900 tonnes of high-explosive U.S. and British bombs, killing about 25,000 civilians. Although the militia group has said it strives to have "zero civilian casualties", at least 1,000 residents in Raqqa have been killed, local activists and worldwide monitors said, according to The New York Times . (more...)
Google is investigating reports of Pixel 2 XL screen burn Google is investigating reports of Pixel 2 XL screen burn
- October 23, 2017

Apparently, some of the reviewers started noticing a screen burn-in. For the most part this seems to be popping up around the navigation bars, and it's worth pointing out that this isn't happening to all users who have the Pixel 2 XL , but it seems to be showing up for a fair amount of people who own the phone. (more...)