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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Releasing For Mobile This Week Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Releasing For Mobile This Week
- November 20, 2017

All the typical pastimes are present and correct: collecting and trading, designing stuff and running errands. Nintendo says Pocket Camp will have have regular content updates , including "seasonal events" along with furniture and outfit items that you can get for a limited time. (more...)
UIDAI admits Aadhaar details were leaked on 210 govt sites UIDAI admits Aadhaar details were leaked on 210 govt sites
- November 20, 2017

According to UIDAI stipulation, 43 private and public sector banks have to open Aadhaar enrolment and updation centres in 15,315 branches. The creation of dummy numbers and the frequency at which it can be generated and used would depend on the design architecture of the system. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz Teases Redesigned CLS CLass Mercedes-Benz Teases Redesigned CLS CLass
- November 20, 2017

It was the progenitor of a new class of four-door premium models - like the Audi A7 and BMW 6 Series Grand Coupe and even the Aston Martin Rapide - and is still going strong after more than a decade, and a refreshed CLS in 2011 . It's also arguable that the CLS should actually be the CLE with Mercedes' current nomenclature, but Mercedes' tease calls it the CLS Coupe, so we guess it keeps its name. (more...)
Vivo V7 India Launch Set for Today, How to Watch Live Stream Vivo V7 India Launch Set for Today, How to Watch Live Stream
- November 20, 2017

Even before the Vivo V7 could be launched in India, it has been teased to be exclusive to the online retailer Flipkart . The smartphone appears to be nearly identical to the Vivo V7+, launched in India back in September, except for a smaller display, battery, and inbuilt storage capacity. (more...)
Chicago plans to sue US Steel over toxins spilled into Lake Michigan Chicago plans to sue US Steel over toxins spilled into Lake Michigan
- November 20, 2017

In the most recent spill October 25, documents reveal the company requested "confidential treatment" after a wastewater treatment system at the plant malfunctioned, releasing a plume of 56.7 pounds of chromium into the water - 89 percent of the amount permitted over 24 hours. (more...)
Valkyria Chronicles 4 Announced For PlayStation 4, Xbox One, And Nintendo Switch Valkyria Chronicles 4 Announced For PlayStation 4, Xbox One, And Nintendo Switch
- November 20, 2017

While we're on the subject of things returning, original composer Hitoshi Sakimoto is coming back as well. However the biggest confirmation is the new featuresto the battle system, such as a new Grenadier class, a "Last Stand" action before a units death, along with promises of larger-scale maps than ever before. (more...)
OnePlus 3 And OnePlus 3T Android 8.0 Oreo Update Released OnePlus 3 And OnePlus 3T Android 8.0 Oreo Update Released
- November 20, 2017

The changelog for the OxygenOS 5.0 OTA is deceptively simple. The update's reach will be very limited for the next few days before it becomes wider. There's also the addition of Parallel Apps, which lets users run two instances of a single app at the same time. The update will first be rolled out incrementally and then expand to more users. (more...)
Google Lens in Assistant starting to roll out in Pixel, Pixel 2 Google Lens in Assistant starting to roll out in Pixel, Pixel 2
- November 20, 2017

We also don't know if Google is planning to make this feature exclusive to Pixel 2 owners, or whether the company is considering rolling it out to all Android users. That's coming to Google Assistant on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Tapping anywhere freezes the view and begins a search with possible results and actions appearing as a carousel of suggestion chips at the bottom of the screen. (more...)
Scientists predict upsurge in earthquakes Scientists predict upsurge in earthquakes
- November 20, 2017

In a study published in August in Geophysical Research Letters, geophysicists Rebecca Bendick of the University of Montana and Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado claim to have found a correlation between changes in the Earth's rotation and seismic activity. (more...)
IMac Pro to include hands-free 'Hey Siri' thanks to A10 processor? IMac Pro to include hands-free 'Hey Siri' thanks to A10 processor?
- November 19, 2017

In a tweet posted yesterday, Troughton-Smith said the ARM-based chip would likely be responsible for the MacOS boot and security processes, adding that its inclusion will let Apple "experiment with tighter control" of MacOS without "freaking out" the majority of users. (more...)
Raymond James Trust Position in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Trimmed as Shares Rose
- November 19, 2017

The Gamble Jones Investment Counsel holds 188,787 shares with $27.19 million value, down from 191,380 last quarter. Apple Inc now has $873.60 billion valuation. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. The firm has "Sell" rating by BTIG Research given on Friday, July 21. (more...)
Paul Pogba starts for Manchester United, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on bench Paul Pogba starts for Manchester United, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on bench
- November 18, 2017

The Red Devils will have to deal with the absence of Phil Jones at the back, though, as the England worldwide misses out on the match with a thigh injury. The Swede made his first appearance in 216 days and, after coming on in the 77th minute, almost marked the occasion with a goal, Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot keeping out his acrobatic volley just before full-time. (more...)
Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Announces $0.05 Quarterly Dividend Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Announces $0.05 Quarterly Dividend
- November 18, 2017

Mro now has $13.25 billion valuation. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share. About 10.75M shares traded. 673.63 million shares or 0.17% less from 674.80 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Wexford Capital Lp who had been investing in Marathon Pete Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $30.54 billion market cap company. (more...)
Facebook, Inc. (FB) Shares Bought by Sumway Development LTD.
- November 18, 2017

Korea Investment Corp acquired 283,881 shares as Keycorp (KEY)'s stock declined 6.49%. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. now owns 809 shares of the social networking company's stock worth $122,000 after purchasing an additional 34 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Specifications Leaked In Benchmark Listings Samsung Galaxy S9 Specifications Leaked In Benchmark Listings
- November 18, 2017

The smartphone will most likely be powered by the new Exynos 9810 chipset, which was announced earlier in November. However, if the latest benchmarks leaks on Geekbench are true then performance wise the Samsung Galaxy S9 is no match for the iPhone X. (more...)
Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Stake Decreased by Clearbridge Investments, LLC
- November 18, 2017

Dougherty & Company maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, April 28 report. A number of research analysts recently issued reports on DLB shares. The Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc holds 112,985 shares with $5.53 million value, up from 84,120 last quarter. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc increased Dolby Laboratories Inc (DLB) stake by 34.31% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
Teen dead after rolling on to iPhone cable in her sleep Teen dead after rolling on to iPhone cable in her sleep
- November 18, 2017

Parents found the body of 14-year-old daughter only in the morning, then immediately went to the hospital, but the doctors found nothing to help. Whether or not it is due to the frayed iPhone cable is unclear, but there's a good chance it could be as the burnt white cable with frayed edges (see photo to the right) was found on her bed. (more...)
Rocket launch at Vandenberg AFB set for launch Rocket launch at Vandenberg AFB set for launch
- November 18, 2017

Two previous launch attempts had been canceled, once due to high winds and another due to technical problems. The rocket will be carrying a satellite gathering data about the earth's atmosphere, land and oceans for NASA and the NOAA . The Delta II rocket carrying the Joint Polar Satellite System-1, the first in a new series of polar-orbiting satellites, took off from Space Launch Complex 2 at 1:47 a.m., according to NASA. (more...)
Plants emit 30 per cent more carbon than thought Plants emit 30 per cent more carbon than thought
- November 18, 2017

Such increases may lower the future ability of global vegetation to offset carbon dioxide emissions caused by burning fossil fuels. The common perception is that plants play a vital role in scrubbing carbon dioxide out of the air, but they may not be as useful as once thought. (more...)
SpaceX delays launch of mysterious Zuma spacecraft SpaceX delays launch of mysterious Zuma spacecraft
- November 18, 2017

The rocket was scheduled to blast off at 8 p.m., but around 6:30 p.m., the company made the call to delay. SpaceX's Twitter page yesterday said "Standing down on Zuma mission to take a closer look at data from recent fairing testing for another customer". (more...)
Hero or Zero? Microsoft Surface Book 2 Reviews Roll In Hero or Zero? Microsoft Surface Book 2 Reviews Roll In
- November 18, 2017

The device is expected to last for up to 17 hours more battery life and 4 times more power than before and the Surface Book 2 is said to be the ultimate powerhouse. And to top it all off, the most exciting change to the Surface Book 2 is the addition of a Nvidia-powered graphics which gives the 2-in-1 functionality with the Surface Pen and it will provide you have an adequately good gaming experience. (more...)
Whistler waves that trigger high-energy particle downpours on the upper atmosphere Whistler waves that trigger high-energy particle downpours on the upper atmosphere
- November 18, 2017

Dictating the movements of these particles, Earth's magnetic environment traps electrons and ions in concentric belts encircling the planet. Combining data from two Nasa satellites, a group of researchers has determined what causes the impulsive scattering of high-energy electrons from space to Earth's upper atmosphere . (more...)
Germany: Please Destroy Your Child's Smartwatch Germany: Please Destroy Your Child's Smartwatch
- November 18, 2017

Homann added that based on his agency's own research, parents are using their children's smartwatches to listen to teachers in the classroom. The Federal Network Agency's new rules, meanwhile, take things much further, banning the category at large. (more...)
United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Shares Sold by MUFG Americas Holdings Corp
- November 18, 2017

About 2.54 million shares traded. Investors of record on Friday, November 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share. It has underperformed by 46.32% the S&P500. Tortoise Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of United Technologies Corporation by 5.3% in the second quarter. It also reduced its holding in At&T Inc (Put) by 545,800 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 622,900 shares, and cut its stake in Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM). (more...)
The Bottom Line on TechnipFMC plc (FTI), Camber Energy, Inc. (CEI)
- November 18, 2017

The average 1-year price target for TechnipFMC plc (FTI) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $32.05/share. During last 3 month period, -0.05% of total institutional ownership has changed in the company shares. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 1.43. A reading above 70 indicates that a stock is overvalued, and a reading below 30 implies that it is undervalued. (more...)
Here's a sneak peek at Amazon's Black Friday sale Here's a sneak peek at Amazon's Black Friday sale
- November 18, 2017

When is Black Friday 2017? In the meantime, there is a Black Friday sneak peek sale underway online with up to 60% off online at hm.com. Amazon announced that, from today, the award-winning speaker has dropped to its lowest ever price for Black Friday at £69.99 - making it one of the best early deals so far. (more...)
India, Japan Mulling Possible Joint Lunar Mission, Says ISRO Chairman India, Japan Mulling Possible Joint Lunar Mission, Says ISRO Chairman
- November 17, 2017

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have started to work out the contours of their joint trip - which will be the third for both countries. ISRO sent its first orbiter mission to moon, Chandrayaan-1, in 2008 and plans a lander rover mission by March 2018. What's particularly nice about this era of space exploration is that it's not quite as petty and competitive as the original Space Race, and countries are perfectly happy to work ... (more...)
Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.06 EPS
- November 17, 2017

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in Clovis Oncology by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ: CLVS ) has risen 282.71% since November 17, 2016 and is uptrending. As per Wednesday, May 17, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. As per Monday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. (more...)
Analysts Set Applied Optoelectronics, Inc
- November 17, 2017

It has underperformed by 26.64% the S&P500. Company insiders own 8.19% of the company's stock. Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc has 705 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Raymond James maintained it with "Buy" rating and $10700 target in Friday, August 4 report. Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $9400 target. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc .is a vertically integrated well-known provider of fiber-optic networking products, primarily for networking end markets, such as Internet data center, cable television, ... (more...)
What Google Maps' Color-Coded Makeover Means For Local Business What Google Maps' Color-Coded Makeover Means For Local Business
- November 17, 2017

Google Maps is getting a fresh lick of paint. Google recently announced that they are rolling out a new look for Google Maps, bringing to you a "new look that better reflects your world, right now". Google says that over time, the new style will also appear in the apps, websites and experiences offered by companies that use Google Maps APIs as well. (more...)