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Pivotal Research Lowers Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Price Target to $73.00
- October 26, 2017

Credit Suisse Group restated an "outperform" rating and set a $95.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a report on Friday, October 21st. Walgreens Boots Alliance presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $90.30. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Bloodhound auto which will hit 1000mph to be tested today Bloodhound auto which will hit 1000mph to be tested today
- October 26, 2017

This public test will be the first of many such trial runs as the team put every single part of the auto through its paces ahead of the historic test run in South Africa in 2019. It's important to know it because it affects how much track you use up before the auto can start accelerating in earnest". The Bloodhound SSC has been created to reach a top speed of 1,000mph, says the London Evening Standard , but will only reach 200mph in today's "slow-speed" trial. (more...)
Robotic Bees taught how to dive, swim and exit water Robotic Bees taught how to dive, swim and exit water
- October 26, 2017

Real bees are easily drowned by water, which clings to their tiny wings and makes it hard to get back on their six feet after they've been splashed. Well, thanks to a "spark" of innovation, now it can. Unfortunately it can't resume sustained flight once it gets back in the air - at least not yet - although it is created to stabilize itself, so that it will land on its feet when it comes back down. (more...)
Nokia rolls out Android 8.0 Oreo as part of beta testing program
- October 26, 2017

To be a beta tester for the Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update, users will have to head to the Nokia phone beta labs page, and sign up with their Google account. Keep in mind that the notification may take up to 12 hours before it shows up on your phone, but you can force the update through Settings About phone System updates. (more...)
What's Next for Apple Inc. (IGRO) After Forming Bullish Wedge Up?
- October 26, 2017

About shares traded. Applied Materials, Inc. FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) has risen 19.02% since October 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.91% the S&P500. Denver Inv Advsr Ltd Com invested in 237,579 shares. Comerica Natl Bank holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc (NYSE:KW) for 266,248 shares. (more...)
Xiaomi teases a new selfie centric smartphone series in India
- October 26, 2017

It is expected that the mobile maker will announce a new smartphone at the event. As of now there is no word on what the new series will be, but a recent tweet by Manu Kumar Jain confirms that it will be a selfie-centric smartphone. Whatever it's going to be, we will know more about it in the coming days as we expect the company to reveal more information about it by sharing teasers on its social media channels. (more...)
The Universe Should Not Actually Exist, CERN Scientists Discover The Universe Should Not Actually Exist, CERN Scientists Discover
- October 26, 2017

Except they didn't, and here we are left wondering why. This problem has been noted before , and now, a study published in Nature confirms that, indeed, our universe should never have come into existence. They have found out that the universe inside which we are dwelling actually should not exist. "What is the source of the symmetry break?" Stefan Ulmer, the spokesperson of the BASE group, said in his statement that, "At its core, the question is whether the antiproton has the same ... (more...)
New CRISPR tools enable extraordinarily precise gene editing in human cells
- October 26, 2017

CRISPR/Cas9 is a molecular scissors that snips DNA. Another ground-breaking study reported in the journal Science showed how a new version of Crispr could be used to target and edit RNA, the molecule that carries genetic instructions to protein-making machinery in cells. (more...)
Mandy Moore Met Her Fiance Taylor Goldsmith on Instagram Mandy Moore Met Her Fiance Taylor Goldsmith on Instagram
- October 26, 2017

Taylor saw it and sent her a note. Thanks Instagram , for helping me meet my fiancé!' During a laugh-filled interview with Sunday TODAY's Willie Geist that's set to air this weekend, the " This Is Us " star revealed she and fiancé Taylor Goldsmith are ready to start a family. (more...)
Harvest Moon: Light of Hope releases on the PC on November 14th
- October 26, 2017

This is actually the first Harvest Moon game to be available on PC and ahead of the console versions, too. Natsume CEO Hiro Maekawa explains that development for the PC release ran ahead of schedule, allowing for the early release. Harvest Moon: Light of Hope includes new features such as repairing, which enables the player to fix destroyed homes and unlock new shops, characters, farming tools, and farming land. (more...)
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) Stock Price Down 9.6% on Disappointing Earnings
- October 26, 2017

Northland Capital maintained Edwards Lifesciences Corp (NYSE:EW) on Thursday, July 27 with "Buy" rating. Shares are clocking price at $114.25 with change of 0.12%. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink . Also, CEO Michael A. Mussallem sold 49,100 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 27th. (more...)
Daimler unveils its electric truck weeks ahead of Tesla's big debut Daimler unveils its electric truck weeks ahead of Tesla's big debut
- October 26, 2017

Daimler just unveiled the E-FUSO Vision One, a heavy-duty all-electric truck with a range of 350 kilometers and a futuristic design that won't be confused with gasoline trucks on the road. Chief executive officer Elon Musk engaged in a Twitter tussle with Daimler , a former Tesla shareholder, about electric-vehicle spending last month. (more...)
Freaky-looking bug stuns the internet Freaky-looking bug stuns the internet
- October 25, 2017

Nor is it a mythical chimera straight from a medieval manuscript. The original post has been viewed millions of times and users on a thread on reddit are horrified by the moth. The creature has the body of a moth with four tendrils, growing from the abdominal cavity . A photo of the awful looking creature was uploaded to Facebook by user Gandik on Thursday who spotted the horror bug when he was visiting Indonesia. (more...)
Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis crashes University of Cambridge website Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis crashes University of Cambridge website
- October 25, 2017

Apollo's catalogue consists of over 15,000 research articles, 10,000 images, 2,400 theses, and 1,000 datasets. At the time, Hawking was beginning to suffer from the motor neuron disease which would eventually leave him unable to move nearly any part of his body. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 5X Red Special Edition goes on sale on November 1
- October 25, 2017

Xiaomi Mi 5X Red Special edition offers a 5.5-inch display having 1920×1080 pixels. The Mi 5X features a bright Red colour on the back panel, while the front sports a black colour. The MIUI is an optimized UI for Xiaomi smartphones. While Android updates on Xiaomi phones are not fast, the MIUI updates keep your phone caught up with the new features. (more...)
Microsoft pulls the plug on the Kinect Microsoft pulls the plug on the Kinect
- October 25, 2017

The peripheral was created for the Xbox 360 but never truly found its home in the market and the company is now moving forward without this technology in its portfolio. It's now rumored that Microsoft will continue to support the device for current users, but the extent of that support - especially as it relates to development tools - is unknown at this time. (more...)
Did Apple Inc. Cut Face ID Accuracy to Speed iPhone X Production? Did Apple Inc. Cut Face ID Accuracy to Speed iPhone X Production?
- October 25, 2017

You can pre-order the iPhone X this Friday, Oct. 27 at 3:00am ET or wait in line at stores on November 3 at 8:00am local time. The iPhone X's new TrueDepth front-facing camera was reportedly one of the main causes for the production issues - so Apple supposedly allowed its suppliers to "reduce the accuracy" of the tech late in the game to make the manufacturing process less hard, according to "people familiar with the situation" who spoke to Bloomberg . (more...)
Sony Announces The A7R III Mirrorless Camera Sony Announces The A7R III Mirrorless Camera
- October 25, 2017

And the best part? The A7R III inherits much of its new technology from the A9, but given the different sensors in the two cameras, the same technology translates into different specs. At 10 frames per second it is no slouch for such an ultra high-resolution camera and acquires most of the AF speed of the A9. 8fps is also possible in live view mode with minimal lag on screen. (more...)
Google Play Store received more annual downloads than Apple App Store
- October 25, 2017

The report says that the numbers do not include new downloads and does not count reinstalls or app updates, and India is the "Biggest Contributor" in download growth on Google play. iOS downloads have risen by 8 per cent in the last quarter, which is the App Store's best quarter-on-quarter performance in 18 months, with the previous high seen in Q1 2016. (more...)
Reliance Communications to shut down its 2G mobile business by Nov 30
- October 25, 2017

The 2G business is not all that's going down. A company official said 60 per cent of its customers, who are using 2G-based technology, will be asked to either migrate to better technology or port out to some other operator. But besides these three, everything else will be shut down. When asked for comments a RCom spokesperson said: "As already announced on 1 October 2017, RCom has chose to adopt a 4G-focussed strategy for profitable growth of its wireless business". (more...)
Procession Held For Fallen Girard Police Officer Justin Leo Procession Held For Fallen Girard Police Officer Justin Leo
- October 25, 2017

Funeral arrangements have been set for the OH police officer who was shot and killed Saturday while responding to a domestic violence call. Memorial services for Officer Leo have been planned for Saturday afternoon at the Covelli Centre. A radio call for an "officer down" included someone telling a dispatcher there was an armed man who'd been drinking all day. They say as officers approached the home, officers had a brief conversation with the male inside. (more...)
Google Assistant Gets 50 new Games And Activities
- October 25, 2017

So round up your family and say the magic words- "Ok Google, I want to do something fun" or "Ok Google, Abracadabra"-to unlock a world of fun!" Some of the new features include a range of games including some educational ones and more, have a look at the video below. (more...)
Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) Analysts See $1.35 EPS Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) Analysts See $1.35 EPS
- October 25, 2017

Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 5,913,974 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $479,249,000 after acquiring an additional 4,636,737 shares in the last quarter. This represents a $1.31 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.58%. In other news, insider Laird Joseph Pitz sold 609 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. (more...)
The 2018 Shot Clock Masters in Austria The 2018 Shot Clock Masters in Austria
- October 25, 2017

The 2018 Shot Clock Masters will be held at the Diamond Country Club in Austria from 7-10 June. The concept will now be used for the first time at a European Tour event. We've spent too much time parked on slow play. Austria's Bernd Wiesberger, now 11th in the Race to Dubai rankings, welcomed the change. The European Tour introducing a new pace of play policy past year, which included monitoring penalties, handing referees additional powers to target slow players. (more...)
OnePlus 5T specs revealed by leaked AnTuTu screenshot OnePlus 5T specs revealed by leaked AnTuTu screenshot
- October 25, 2017

Hence, this OnePlus smartphone that has appeared on AnTuTu is indeed the 5T. For that, we get our info from previous leaks. OnePlus has not yet confirmed the existence of its alleged upcoming OnePlus 5T smartphone. Given that the OnePlus 5 features 20MP + 16MP dual rear cameras, the OnePlus 5T is seen to feature dual 20MP cameras but it is not sure if both will be used at the rear or at the front and rear. (more...)
Apple Acquires PowerbyProxi Wireless Power Company
- October 25, 2017

Auckland entrepreneur Fady Mishriki set up PowerbyProxi in 2007 with the goal of helping people charge everyday devices such as mobile phones without having to plug them in. Apple has listed auto brands which have built-in Qi-certified wireless chargers that work with the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. "We solve mission-critical problems in demanding, hostile industrial environments where the delivery of consistent power is imperative", the company's website says. (more...)
Which Huawei Mate 10 is the right one for you — Weekly poll
- October 25, 2017

There's one thing to keep in mind that the score given is not from 100, the score is out of infinity and a higher score means a better camera. The Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro both feature a dual-camera setup that leverages a 12 MP RGB and a 20 MP monochrome sensor to capture pictures and video. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish about Calavo Growers, Inc
- October 25, 2017

Moreover, Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans has 0% invested in Calavo Growers, Inc. It closed at $11.55 lastly. With 127,400 avg volume, 38 days are for Calavo Growers Incorporated (NASDAQ: CVGW)'s short sellers to cover CVGW's short positions. (more...)
Toyota to scale back investment in Mexico auto plant -Nikkei Toyota to scale back investment in Mexico auto plant -Nikkei
- October 25, 2017

A site for that plant and the timing for its opening have not yet been decided. In August, Toyota and Mazda Motor Corp said they would jointly build a US$1.6 billion United States assembly plant, with Toyota saying it would build Corolla cars at the new venture rather than in Guanajuato, and switch to building Tacoma pickups in Mexico. (more...)
The Morning After: 6 takeaways from Denver Nuggets' loss to Washington Wizards
- October 25, 2017

That group pushed Denver to an 11-3 lead to start the period, helping the Nuggets build an eight-point lead in the period. The Wizards weren't convincing from the field with 44% field goal and only 30% from beyond the arc (9-30), but they won mainly thanks to the excellent free-throw percentage, 92.9% (26-28). (more...)