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NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Price Target Raised to $250.00 NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Price Target Raised to $250.00
- November 17, 2017

Daiwa Securities Group Inc. reduced its stake in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) by 22.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of NVIDIA Corporation by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Bluestein R H holds 0.09% or 10,925 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
NASA tool predicts which cities will flood due to melting ice NASA tool predicts which cities will flood due to melting ice
- November 17, 2017

Scientists at NASA are using simulation technology from their Jet Propulsion Lab to predict what cities the ice caps will affect when they melt. The tool looks at Earth's spin and gravitational effects to predict how water will be redistributed globally, and reportedly, India cities Mangalore and Mumbai are at a high risk of getting flooded. (more...)
THQ Nordic Acquires Biomutant Studio and Rights to IP THQ Nordic Acquires Biomutant Studio and Rights to IP
- November 17, 2017

THQ Nordic has acquired Biomutant developer Experiment 101 for 75.3 million Swedish Krona ($8.9 million). Speaking of the game itself, it's set to release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC next year though an exact date is unknown as of this time. (more...)
Major fossil find of extinct sea cow unearthed in Russia's Far East Major fossil find of extinct sea cow unearthed in Russia's Far East
- November 17, 2017

Steller's sea cow was discovered by Europeans in the middle of the 18th century. After she spotted the protruding ribs, an eight hour dig was organised to retrieve the remains. The animals were easy prey for hunters using harpoons, with no fear of humans. The previous reported finding of any fragments from a Steller's sea cow happened in 1987, on the same island, as the latest discovery by Russian scientists. (more...)
Semtech Corporation (SMTC) EPS Estimated At $0.34
- November 17, 2017

SMTC's SI was 981,700 shares in November as released by FINRA. Short shares increased from 49,412 to 54,580 over that timeframe. The days to cover increased to 6.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.00% as of October 13. Therefore 71% are positive. 3M had 65 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $43.50. (more...)
Bassil in Ankara: Hariri not free till in Lebanon Bassil in Ankara: Hariri not free till in Lebanon
- November 17, 2017

The office of French President Emmanuel Macron said Hariri is expected in Paris' presidential palace by midday Saturday. Lavrov's statements came during a crisis over the resignation of Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri. On Thursday, he called the group a "first-class terrorist organisation" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty. Bassil added that the issue of Hariri's return to Lebanon is a matter of freedom and of the immunities given to politicians by ... (more...)
Russia, China to hold anti-missile computerized drill Russia, China to hold anti-missile computerized drill
- November 17, 2017

For its part, the Chinese Defense Ministry has also commented on the upcoming event, saying that "the drills are not directed against third countries". The first Russian-Chinese computer-assisted missile defense drill was held in May 2016 on the premises of the Central Research Institute of the Russian Defense Ministry's Aerospace Forces. (more...)
Apple Delays HomePod Speaker to Apple Delays HomePod Speaker to "Early 2018" for US, UK and Australia
- November 17, 2017

June 5, 2017. In a statement to Buzzfeed's John Paczkowski , Apple gave zero explanation for the delay. HomePod has Siri built-in for voice control using a six-microphone array which makes it a smart speaker. Amazon's line of Echo smart speakers have dominated the market and another holiday shopping season without a rival device from Apple will likely help that lead. (more...)
Bowen Hanes & Co Inc Raises Its Holdings in Nokia Corp (NOK) Stock
- November 17, 2017

As of October 13th, there was short interest totalling 29,241,032 shares, a growth of 11.8% from the September 29th total of 26,144,457 shares. The stock is now moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -5.28% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -13.21 percent. (more...)
Should You Hold The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)
- November 17, 2017

The Chartist Inc holds 2,685 shares with $285.27M value, down from 2,753 last quarter. Suntrust Banks invested in 0% or 13,328 shares. A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in DIS . The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, November 1 with "Overweight". The company was maintained on Thursday, September 14 by Cowen & Co. (more...)
Betting On Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) ?
- November 17, 2017

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. British Columbia Investment Management Corp raised its stake in shares of Tesla Motors by 4.2% in the second quarter. Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA ) touched its 1-Year High price of $389.61 on 09/18/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $180.00 on 12/02/16. Tesla Inc . (more...)
Leonid Meteor Shower 2017: How to watch, what to expect and more Leonid Meteor Shower 2017: How to watch, what to expect and more
- November 17, 2017

Stretched the peak of the meteor stream will be around on the day. However, the event is expected to peak Friday and Saturday mornings, from midnight to dawn, with approximately 15 meteors per hour, according to NASA. 'They're not quite as good, but nearly as good, ' said Nasa meteor expert Bill Cooke. Scientists have estimated that most of the showers have created granular meteors, and even this year, they aren't expected to hit the Earth's surface. (more...)
'iPhone X' now available on Airtel's online store 'iPhone X' now available on Airtel's online store
- November 17, 2017

Apple has generally been conservative with its design decisions, but the iPhone X has proven that the Cupertino can take huge gambles, too. The first batch of the "iPhone X" on Airtel's online store was sold out within minutes of going on sale on November 3, the company said in a statement. (more...)
Cabinet nod to creation of anti-profiteering body under GST Cabinet nod to creation of anti-profiteering body under GST
- November 17, 2017

The anti-profiteering authority will have a sunset date of two years from the date on which the chairman assumes charge. Consumers, who feel the benefits of notified reduction in prices is not being passed on any goods or services they have purchase, may apply for relief to the Screening Committee in the particular State. (more...)
Volkswagen Virtus Revealed; To Replace Vento in India Volkswagen Virtus Revealed; To Replace Vento in India
- November 17, 2017

Like the Polo, the 2018 Virtus is underpinned by the carmaker's MQB-A0 platform and should be available with the same selection of powertrains. However, the Virtus has a wheelbase measuring 2,650 mm, which is 86 mm longer compared to the Polo, and almost exactly the same as the Jetta. (more...)
Verizon launches Samsung Galaxy Tab E and ASUS ZenFone V Live Verizon launches Samsung Galaxy Tab E and ASUS ZenFone V Live
- November 17, 2017

The ZenFone V and V Live of course have very little in common with the ZenFone AR , lacking advanced Google Tango and Daydream capabilities . It does support a microSD card slot if you need to expand that storage. "The ASUS PixelMaster camera features low-light, beautification, super resolution, children, depth-of-field, panorama, slow motion and time-lapse modes for a multitude of ways to capture and share meaningful experiences", Asus wrote in a press release. (more...)
Earth-sized planet that could host alien life found Earth-sized planet that could host alien life found
- November 17, 2017

Ross 128 b isn't the only planet found under these circumstances, but it will be the focus of more research. However, it seems that is a much quieter star, and so its planets may be the closest known comfortable abode for possible life, researchers said. (more...)
Windows 10 preview build improves HDR settings Windows 10 preview build improves HDR settings
- November 17, 2017

Shape writing is now available on its touch keyboard while in wide mode. Redmond recently introduced shape-writing and brought the Windows Phone keyboard to Windows 10 a little while ago, but features like shape-writing were only limited to the one-handed keyboard in the Fall Creators Update . (more...)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI) CEO Sells $6819977.29 in Stock
- November 17, 2017

Here are a few substantial investment firms who have updated their positions. HighPoint Advisor Group LLC now owns 10,848 shares of the company's stock valued at $872,000 after buying an additional 7,972 shares during the last quarter. Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Motorola Solutions, Inc . The company had revenue of $1.65 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.58 billion. (more...)
Action Pokemon Movie Casts 'Get Down' Star Justice Smith as Lead Action Pokemon Movie Casts 'Get Down' Star Justice Smith as Lead
- November 17, 2017

The Pokemon Company's longtime partner, Toho, will handle distribution of Detective Pikachu in Japan. Rob Letterman ( Goosebumps ) is set to direct the film based on a screenplay by Alex Hirsch ( Gravity Falls ) and Nicole Perlman ( Guardians of the Galaxy ). (more...)
Tesla opens large stations with solar to charge EVs in 30 minutes Tesla opens large stations with solar to charge EVs in 30 minutes
- November 17, 2017

And if you look closely, you'll notice that the layout of the station mimics a truck stop, which sure is interesting when you consider that Tesla is unveiling its first semi truck this evening . The Tesla supercharger network enables charging along well traveled routes in as little as 30 minutes. In addition, there seems to be some sort of product showcase in what Electrek is calling "the lounge", which will likely have products like solar panels and Powerwall units for customers to check ... (more...)
High-altitude observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter High-altitude observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter
- November 17, 2017

The researchers detailed their findings in the November 17 Science . The researchers detected and mapped extended gamma ray emissions coming from the stars, comprising high energy electrons and positrons, measuring their velocity and diffusion pattern. (more...)
Analyst Research Roundup: Box, Inc. (BOX), Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC) Analyst Research Roundup: Box, Inc. (BOX), Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC)
- November 17, 2017

As of the last earnings report the EPS was $3.18 with 1.79B shares now outstanding. A weak fiscal 2017 revenue guidance, falling sales in Japan, and high research and development (R&D) expenses are other concerns. If you are accessing this piece of content on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S. & worldwide copyright laws. (more...)
New Hero Moira Joins Overwatch in Time for Free Weekend New Hero Moira Joins Overwatch in Time for Free Weekend
- November 17, 2017

In other support news, Ana gets a little more hybrid appeal with a damage boost from 60 to 70 for her rifle shots (their healing power remains the same). "Her Biotic Orb ability launches a sphere of energy that bounces around the battlefield, healing nearby allies or damaging enemies until it dissipates". (more...)
Adobe Systems Inc (ADBE) Position Decreased by Primecap Management Co/ca/ Last Quarter
- November 17, 2017

About 151,265 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since November 16, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 25.59% the S&P500. The firm had revenue of $1.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.82 billion. Therefore 79% are positive. Adobe Systems comprises about 2.3% of Outfitter Advisors LTD.'s portfolio, making the stock its 11th biggest position. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 26 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. (more...)
Disney accused of stealing Pirates of the Caribbean from screenwriters Disney accused of stealing Pirates of the Caribbean from screenwriters
- November 17, 2017

District Court in Denver, more than 14 years after the first film was released. They claim that they had handed the script and sizzle reel to Disney's Brigham Taylor on August 9, 2000 while they were working with the company on on their Red Hood project that never made it. (more...)
Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot is a parkour master Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot is a parkour master
- November 17, 2017

The robot is equal parts cool, impressive, and creepy, and even though Boston Dynamics is teasing it as "coming soon", there'a already a lot we can figure out based on the brief video. It's unclear if the upgraded SpotMini will come with a robot arm; the new video clip doesn't show it built with one. Attempts have been made by us to reach out to the company to find out more news on the on-going project, but BD always leaves things to the imagination of the audience, most times. (more...)
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...)