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You Can Now Add Photos To Instagram Stories From Mobile Web You Can Now Add Photos To Instagram Stories From Mobile Web
- November 17, 2017

Instagram .com users on mobile web will now see a camera icon at the top left of their feed. Thanks to a change, which includes the ability to create Stories straight from the mobile web, things are looking better. Instagram said these two new features will be available to everyone "in the coming weeks". Instagram parent Facebook earlier this week consolidated two of its other stories features. (more...)
Here's another look at PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' upcoming desert map Here's another look at PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' upcoming desert map
- November 17, 2017

It was roughly a week ago that PUBG creative director Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene showcased new screenshots of the map. "The desolate landscape is sure to make for some white-knuckle final circle encounters, as there is not a lot of landscape cover when the circle tightens and forces you into open areas". (more...)
Traders Sell Shares of The Priceline Group Inc. (PCLN) on Strength (PCLN)
- November 16, 2017

About 268,687 shares traded. Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ: PCLN ) has risen 44.63% since November 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500. It's down -0.40, from 0.8 in 2017Q1. 96 funds opened positions while 311 raised stakes. Lagoda Mngmt LP reported 7,914 shares. The Priceline Group Inc is a provider of travel and restaurant reservation and related services . (more...)
Vimeo can stream videos in 8K and HDR Vimeo can stream videos in 8K and HDR
- November 16, 2017

Instead, Vimeo is doing this primarily for uploaders, saying "if you shoot in 8K we want you to be able to sell, distribute, or submit to festivals in the best quality possible". As reported by Engadget , Vimeo has just added support for both High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 8K videos, while announcing that it is now the only video hosting service to support HDR video playback on Apple TV 4K , iPad Pro and iPhone X . (more...)
Hurricane Irma, startling images seen in new NASA atmosphere video Hurricane Irma, startling images seen in new NASA atmosphere video
- November 16, 2017

With the official end of the Atlantic hurricane season on November 31st, the research being done will help forecasters for the next season further understand the complex interactions that are involved in hurricane development. Dust from the Sahara is blown into the Gulf of Mexico. Particles released in these fires made it all the way from OR to Washington, though the south, eventually reaching the United Kingdom (in early September). (more...)
Close new Earth-size world, where year lasts under 10 days Close new Earth-size world, where year lasts under 10 days
- November 16, 2017

One of the most interesting facts about Ross 128 b is that it is orbiting an inactive red dwarf star . It is now the second-closest temperate planet to Earth, after Proxima b. ESO's #HARPS finds #Ross128b an Earth-sized world only 11 light-years away. Ross 128 b is thought to receive about 1.38 times more radiation than Earth. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Underpriced by 7.3%
- November 16, 2017

The stock has a market cap of $648,411.31, a P/E ratio of 24.87, a PEG ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 1.01. The stock rose 0.73% or $0.4 reaching $55.2 per share. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 982 reduced holdings. Vicus Capital raised its stake in shares of Microsoft Corporation by 1.8% during the 1st quarter. (more...)
Global Transdermal Drug Delivery System Market Outlook, Growth, Demand, Forecast 2017 Global Transdermal Drug Delivery System Market Outlook, Growth, Demand, Forecast 2017
- November 16, 2017

Considering the global scenario of the market, North America region is believed to be the largest market for Automotive Transmission. The report begins with a market overview and moves on to cover the growth prospects of the Transdermal Drug Delivery System market. (more...)
Video captures fireball streaking across the Phoenix sky Video captures fireball streaking across the Phoenix sky
- November 16, 2017

They posted it on Twitter, sparking extra-terrestrial rumors worldwide. The footage shows the white light above skyline. On the horizon, in the lower part, there is a slight glow, which has noticed residents in Utah, Nevada, new Mexico, and California and Arizona. (more...)
HTC launches Vive tracker bundles HTC launches Vive tracker bundles
- November 16, 2017

There's also a TrackStrap product for further on-body tracking for the limbs. The Vive Trackers are compatible with dozens of existing VR titles, and are the power behind a new range of new motion tracking accessories. Racket Sports Set includes a pair of handles meant to be weighted accurately so that when you screw on the Tracker it feels like a real ping pong paddle or tennis racket in your hand. (more...)
IPad Pro To Come With 8-Core A11X Bionic Processor IPad Pro To Come With 8-Core A11X Bionic Processor
- November 16, 2017

It had contributed to the iPad maintaining the Apple brand decently. Where the A11 Bionic in the iPhone X , iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 featured a total of six cores, the slate family will have a total of eight cores. Following the naming convention of previous chips, the new SoC will purportedly carry the name "A11X Bionic". However, reports are that A11X will be designed using the 7nm process by TSMC. (more...)
Rolls-Royce accelerates digital transformation with TCS tie-up Rolls-Royce accelerates digital transformation with TCS tie-up
- November 16, 2017

These insights for instance would include fuel efficiency, life cycle of the assets, maintenance monitoring, internal efficiency, and third parties' data among others. TCS, headquartered in Mumbai, will aim to help Rolls-Royce in this venture by improving its existing services and driving its development and growth using the TCS Connected Universe Platform - a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering that better enables the development and deployment of IoT applications. (more...)
Analysts Recommendations Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH)
- November 16, 2017

A number of analysts offered their Estimated Earnings analysis for Community Health Systems, Inc. Short traders are feeling a little more bearish on shares of the company as evidenced by the uptick in short interest. Qs Investors Ltd Liability Corporation holds 578,420 shares. Argent Trust invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH). Fifth Third National Bank holds 0% or 100 shares. (more...)
Baidu Raven H Smart Speaker Features A Colorful Design Baidu Raven H Smart Speaker Features A Colorful Design
- November 16, 2017

Introducing the device at a livestreamed conference, Baidu's Cheng Lyu, head of its intelligent hardware unit, spent little time discussing what the Raven H can actually do. "Each product in our new Raven series is integrated with Baidu's latest AI technologies, including facial recognition, computer vision and even our Apollo autonomous driving technology". (more...)
Google Assistant launches support for third-party apps in India Google Assistant launches support for third-party apps in India
- November 16, 2017

But on mobile phones, the destinations can often be an app that cannot be simply opened by clicking a button on Google Assistant. Google is promising to make Assistant app discovery easier, too. Developers in the United Kingdom have also been provided with transactional capabilities to give payment features through their apps on Google Assistant. (more...)
Pradyuman case: Ashok's lawyer to ask for his bail Pradyuman case: Ashok's lawyer to ask for his bail
- November 16, 2017

Ashok Kumar was arrested on September 8, the same day Pradyuman, a 7-year-old Class II student, was found with his throat slit inside the school's bathroom. "I am praying for his bail, I will cook his favourite food, "Bajre Ki roti" when he returns home today. There will be a celebration in the village and our relatives will also join us in the evening", said Mamta, Kumar's wife. (more...)
National Planning Corp Has $3.10 Million Holdings in Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)
- November 16, 2017

Alphabet comprises approximately 3.2% of Amica Retiree Medical Trust's investment portfolio, making the stock its largest position. Boston Partners' holdings in Alphabet were worth $158,848,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The firm's revenue was up 23.7% on a year-over-year basis. Google Inc. had 49 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. After a recent check, the 14-day RSIfor Alphabet Class A (GOOGL) is now at 57.73, the 7-day stands at 46.50, and the 3-day is ... (more...)
Hyundai is planning eight new crossovers by 2020 Hyundai is planning eight new crossovers by 2020
- November 16, 2017

Hyundai announced plans for a smaller, subcompact crossover to slot below the Kona-likely based on the newly redesigned Accent-by 2020 and a diesel-powered crossover shortly before. Surprisingly, Hyundai plans to rollout a new diesel powered crossover despite the trend of electricifaction among vehicle makers. "We aim to be the only carmaker to offer consumers CUVs running on four different fuels", said a Hyundai Motor official. (more...)
Square Payment App Adds Bitcoin Buy/Sell Test Square Payment App Adds Bitcoin Buy/Sell Test
- November 16, 2017

The service, offered through an app provided by the company that allows merchants to process credit card transactions without needing a cash register or point of sales system, is reported to allow both buying and selling of bitcoin but it's not clear whether the support extends to allowing users to accept bitcoin as a payment method. (more...)
Arika's 'mysterious fighting game' is called Fighting EX Layer Arika's 'mysterious fighting game' is called Fighting EX Layer
- November 16, 2017

Arika founder Akira Nishitani announced the final title in a post on the PlayStation Blog, explaining why the fighting game had a tentative name until now. "I brainstormed various Gougi, which combinations would work well, and what the matches would be like". But that's where the fun lies! "Coming up with new ideas and experimenting in game was awesome. (more...)
Meek Mill's lawyer asking judge to step down Meek Mill's lawyer asking judge to step down
- November 16, 2017

In his legal docs, Meek is arguing that the 2-4 years sentence is tainted by a vendetta that the judge has against him. In an online flyer , Mill's supporters said they believe the justice system failed to give the rapper's situation a fair decision. (more...)
Reports of national outage for AT&T customers Reports of national outage for AT&T customers
- November 16, 2017

AT&T, which also owns satellite television service DirecTV, told customers on Twitter that it had no estimate when service would be restored and technicians were working to fix the problem. According to the outage tracker Down Detector, a sudden spike in AT&T outages were reported around 6 p.m. ET. Of those, 42 percent reported problems related to internet access, while 32 percent complained of phone issues. (more...)
Nvidia delivers optimized drivers for Battlefront 2 and Destiny 2 players Nvidia delivers optimized drivers for Battlefront 2 and Destiny 2 players
- November 16, 2017

In reference to the improvements made to Destiny 2 on PC, Nvidia took the time to showcase just how big they'll be. The inclusion of Nvidia's big-dog GTX 1080 Ti in the results nearly certainly skews the picture thanks to the huge improvements that card enjoys, but every Pascal owner playing Destiny 2 should benefit enough from the new driver to make it worth the upgrade. (more...)
Tourists arrested in Kazakhstan for wearing 'Borat' mankinis Tourists arrested in Kazakhstan for wearing 'Borat' mankinis
- November 16, 2017

The mankini was made popular by the comedy film " Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan". The men were in the capital Astana when they stripped off in front of large "I (heart) Astana" sign as a joke. (more...)
Brokerages Set Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO) Target Price at $14 Brokerages Set Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO) Target Price at $14
- November 16, 2017

Spark Therapeutics comprises about 3.0% of Sanctuary Wealth Advisors LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 18th biggest holding. Advisors Asset Management Inc. The goal of a stock price analysis is to study the behaviour of stock prices. (NasdaqGS: SGMO ) is 101.0535. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. (more...)
Hisense to acquire Toshiba's TV line Hisense to acquire Toshiba's TV line
- November 16, 2017

This was Vestel's response: "Vestel would like to confirm that the sale of Toshiba's TV business will not affect the brand licensing agreement that it has in place for Toshiba TV production and sales across Europe". Toshiba will retain a 5 percent stake in the subsidiary. "It has become hard for Toshiba itself to further invest its management resources and execute measures to strengthen the competitiveness" of the TV business, it said. (more...)
'Super Mario Bros.' Movie in Development at Illumination 'Super Mario Bros.' Movie in Development at Illumination
- November 16, 2017

Nintendo hasn't made deals for movies or TV shows based on any of its marquee characters since 1993's commercially and critically disastrous " Super Mario Brothers " starring Bob Hoskins , John Leguizamo and Dennis Hopper. This time it's looking to partner with Universal, though the end product isn't slated to be a live action movie devoid of relevance to the games. Three were released a year ago - Sony's animated Angry Birds; Legendary's live-action Warcraft , which performed well in ... (more...)
Gionee M7 Power debuts in India, priced at INR 16999 Gionee M7 Power debuts in India, priced at INR 16999
- November 16, 2017

Now the second Gionee smartphone is seen visiting the benchmarking site AnTuTu . The front of the M7 Power is largely dominated by a 6-inch HD+ IPS panel with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and a layer of Gorilla Glass 3. This phone has fingerprint sensor on the back which besides unlocking the phone can also perform functions of opening of camera shutter, turning on Torch, recorder or camera in shortcut while screen is off or locked. (more...)
Britain's Cyber Security Chief Warns Of Russian Interference Britain's Cyber Security Chief Warns Of Russian Interference
- November 16, 2017

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Tuesday May's comments were "irresponsible and groundless" and argued she was trying to distract attention from internal government splits over Brexit. "The Prime Minister sent Russian Federation a clear message on Monday night - we know what you are doing, and you will not succeed ", Mr Martin said at a meeting held in London on Wednesday. (more...)
Pyne 'hacked' on liking of pornographic tweet Pyne 'hacked' on liking of pornographic tweet
- November 16, 2017

Cabinet Minister Christopher Pyne's Twitter account has "liked" a hardcore gay porn video. The activity on his Twitter account was pointed out on the social media site by other users including Australians living overseas. Mr Pyne's account has since removed the post. Replies to his early morning excuse ranged from "lol sure" and "come on", to "even my three-year-old knows when he's been naughty". (more...)