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Don't expect workers to be productive on Cyber Monday, Robert Half says Don't expect workers to be productive on Cyber Monday, Robert Half says
- November 22, 2017

Robert Half Technology claims that 75 percent of employees have used a company device to shop online during work hours and four in ten of us spent an hour or more a year ago shopping online on Cyber Monday. Twenty-three percent said frankly that they're shopping because "it's something to do over the holiday weekend". According to the survey, 56 percent have already started their holiday shopping, but most still are from from finished. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler and auto safety group row over minivan recall Fiat Chrysler and auto safety group row over minivan recall
- November 22, 2017

Rather than remove the minivans from USA roads, Chrysler is asking owners "to continue driving the defective vehicles", said the Center for Auto Safety. The owners complain that the minivans, some with as few as a couple hundred miles of usage on them, have been stalling at various speeds, from idling to traveling over 60 mph, and come with seemingly random warning lights seen on the dashboard. (more...)
Soccer Legends at World Cup Final Draw Soccer Legends at World Cup Final Draw
- November 21, 2017

Maradona will represent Argentina in the State Kremlin Palace, where all eight World Cup-winning nations will send a playing legend to assist in the draw, Federation Internationale de Football Association confirmed. FIFA president Gianni Infantino said that "The Final Draw is an exciting moment for all of us, football fans, for obvious reasons". A combined 13 different finals of the World Cup will be represented with the presence of the eight draw assistants in Moscow. (more...)
CSX Corporation (CSX) Holdings Lifted by Pacer Advisors Inc CSX Corporation (CSX) Holdings Lifted by Pacer Advisors Inc
- November 21, 2017

Institutional investors own 69.47% of the company's stock. The stock declined 0.56% or $0.19 reaching $34.44 on the news. On July 27, 2017, Cynthia M Sanborn executed a direct sell involving 2500 shares. Augustine Asset Management Incorporated has 0.15% invested in CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) for 4,550 shares. 628.79 million shares or 0.40% less from 631.34 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. (more...)
The Grand Tour's Clarkson, Hammond and May audition for new racing driver The Grand Tour's Clarkson, Hammond and May audition for new racing driver
- November 21, 2017

The canny marketing team behind Amazon Prime's second season of it's-not-Top-Gear, featuring Jeremy Clarkson , Richard Hammond and James May , has released another teaser video ahead of the 8 December launch of episode one of the new series. (more...)
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Trailer Reveals Venom and More DLC Characters Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Trailer Reveals Venom and More DLC Characters
- November 21, 2017

We already knew all three of these characters were coming, but it's still nice to see them in action. The video below shows off each character's level three supers, which are appropriately flashy. Presumed dead after a risky mission, he was captured by enemy forces and secretly brainwashed into becoming a deadly assassin known as the Winter Soldier . (more...)
Consumer toy report warns parents of internet-connected toys Consumer toy report warns parents of internet-connected toys
- November 21, 2017

After the consumer group first raised concerns over the lead levels in the fidget spinners, Target agreed to stop selling the gadgets. Several toys were laid out for display at NYPIRG's annual report delivery. The toys often contain sensors, microphones, cameras and capabilities like speech recognition or Global Positioning System elements that the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned could put the privacy and safety of children at risk. (more...)
(LYV) receives consensus rating of 1.80 (LYV) receives consensus rating of 1.80
- November 21, 2017

It has outperformed by 45.93% the S&P500. Overbrook Management Corp, a New York-based fund reported 457,608 shares. Publicly-traded company Live Nation Entertainment , Inc. Utah Retirement invested in 0.02% or 24,500 shares. 23,902 were accumulated by Fifth Third Bancshares. Vanguard Grp Inc Inc owns 10.87 million shares. (more...)
KFC selling 'Internet Escape Pod' for $10000 KFC selling 'Internet Escape Pod' for $10000
- November 21, 2017

The pod is made of steel, stainless steel mesh, high-density foam, and enamel paint and weighs eight pounds. According to the KFC website, the dome is like a magic force field created to disrupt the internet coming to and from your devices. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Position Lifted by Callahan Advisors LLC
- November 21, 2017

Afam Capital Inc acquired 4,461 shares as Microsoft ( MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. The Heartland Advisors Inc holds 273,369 shares with $9.50 million value, up from 137,108 last quarter. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 982 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 703 raised stakes. (more...)
Facebook Messenger will now send your photos in 4K Facebook Messenger will now send your photos in 4K
- November 21, 2017

Previously, Messenger sent photos in lowly 2K by default. Now your friends will be able to zoom in on your high-resolution images and see just how juicy - or dry - the Thanksgiving turkey is this year. "Your photos will also be sent just as quickly before, even at this new, higher resolution". The new 4K resolution is, however, unlikely to come to Messenger Lite, though the Independent is still awaiting confirmation from Facebook. (more...)
Mellanox shares jump 14 pct after Starboard stake purchase Mellanox shares jump 14 pct after Starboard stake purchase
- November 21, 2017

Topeka Capital Markets upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $60 target in Wednesday, February 24 report. Cortina Asset Mgmt Ltd Company stated it has 494,555 shares or 0.91% of all its holdings. shares while 53 reduced holdings. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link . The shares were sold at an average price of $46.56, for a total transaction of $116,400.00. (more...)
This humanoid robot can mimic your every move This humanoid robot can mimic your every move
- November 21, 2017

Toyota Motor Corp. unveiled on Tuesday its third-generation humanoid T-HR3 robot, a unit created to partner with humans - who remotely control it - and assist them in their daily lives. A system which replicates the interaction between an object and the robot's hand, feeds it back to the wearable controls mentioned earlier, and makes the user feel as though they are actually interacting with the object. (more...)
Chester County Opticians Offering Free Glasses To Barclay Friends Fire Victims Chester County Opticians Offering Free Glasses To Barclay Friends Fire Victims
- November 21, 2017

The massive blaze tore through Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester late Thursday, injuring more than two-dozen people and displacing 133 residents. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has deployed its national response team to investigate the fire. Numerous residents have cognitive conditions such as dementia or Alzheimers Disease. (more...)
Stock Showing Surging Activity: Activision Blizzard, Inc Stock Showing Surging Activity: Activision Blizzard, Inc
- November 21, 2017

Carmignac Gestion has invested 2.75% in Activision Blizzard, Inc . The company's stock had a trading volume of 3,144,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,783,288. After $0.43 actual earnings per share reported by Activision Blizzard, Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 100.00% EPS growth. (more...)
27th November; Features Injustice 2 And Shadow Of War 27th November; Features Injustice 2 And Shadow Of War
- November 21, 2017

It's so close. One of the games that will be discounted nicely this year is Middle-earth: Shadow of War , which was only just released a month ago. Expect this trend to continue this year as Microsoft hopes to gain a bigger audience via console sales. (more...)
Extinct giant sea cow discovered on Russian beach Extinct giant sea cow discovered on Russian beach
- November 21, 2017

The animals were easy prey for hunters using harpoons, with no fear of humans. Measuring more than 20 feet in length, these monster sea creatures have been living in the sea since the Pleistocene, until the end of the 18th century. Soon after the discovery, the Natural Resources Ministry of Russian Federation issued a statement and made it clear that the remnants of the animal were unearthed near the Commander Islands in the Bering Sea. (more...)
Xiaomi opens third manufacturing plant in India Xiaomi opens third manufacturing plant in India
- November 21, 2017

It supports various devices and can charge the Xiaomi Mi A1 4.3 times, the Apple iPhone 7 7.1 times and the iPad mini 4 2.5 times provided the power bank is fully charged. For the unaware, Xiaomi is already selling its power bank 2 lineup in India, but they are priced slightly higher. All Xiaomi power banks go through nine layers of stringent quality testing, and three levels of process inspection at each stage. (more...)
Skype is the latest messaging app to disappear from Chinese app stores
- November 21, 2017

While no statement has been received from any of them, Apple confirmed to the NY Times that it had done the same in the iOS App Store there. Microsoft's Skype app is no longer available for download from several mobile app stores in China. (more...)
Bengaluru-based startup offers 1GB data at Rs 20 Bengaluru-based startup offers 1GB data at Rs 20
- November 21, 2017

Now, a Bengaluru-based startup called Wifi Dabba has attempted something new to bring the cost of data further down. Wifi Dabba offers data starting from 100 MB for just 2 rupees . How does Wifi Dabba operate? These routers are powered by optic fiber cables instead of airwaves. The company claims that they can provide an internet speed of 50 Mbps within 100 to 200 meters radius. (more...)
NASA performs first test of Mars 2020 rover supersonic parachute NASA performs first test of Mars 2020 rover supersonic parachute
- November 21, 2017

The water-restricted conditions that exist on Mars would make it hard for Earth-like life to exist near the surface of the planet. RSL, long bright or dark markings on the surface of a planet or moon, have always been thought of as evidence for significant liquid water on Mars. (more...)
Aston Martin Vantage prepares to take on the Porsche 911 Aston Martin Vantage prepares to take on the Porsche 911
- November 21, 2017

Aston Martin has been firing on all cylinders as of late. Fortunately Aston Martin appears to have pulled it off as the redesigned Vantage, unveiled at the automaker's Gaydon, England headquarters on Tuesday, is shaping up to be an absolutely brilliant sports auto. (more...)
Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition announced for the PC Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition announced for the PC
- November 21, 2017

The game developer has previously developed improved editions of Baldur's Gate I & II, Planescape Torment and Icewind Dale . The fan community must be thrilled due to all these improvements. Two soundtracks of original music and a new portrait pack is also included. It combined the essence of Dungeons & Dragons, allowing gamers to develop, act and share as Dungeon Master. (more...)
Amazon intros limited edition (RED) Echo to fight AIDS
- November 21, 2017

It will not only revitalize the whole home décor, but it will also help you around the house. The red Echo will be released on December 6, but all proceeds starting now are considered for Amazon's donation. As you might expect, buying the crimson-hued device will contribute 10 percent (in this case, $10) of its purchase price to fighting AIDS through the Global Fund . (more...)
Cheaper version of Xiaomi Mi Note 3 now available Cheaper version of Xiaomi Mi Note 3 now available
- November 21, 2017

Xiaomi , the globally renowned electronic devices manufacturer, has chose to refurbish its Mi Note 3 range with a new variant. The Mi Note line has not been launched in India and it is unlikely that we'll see the Mi Note 3 in the country as well. (more...)
Pradhyuman murder: CBI summons conductor's kin over arbitration audio Pradhyuman murder: CBI summons conductor's kin over arbitration audio
- November 21, 2017

Lawyers present in the court of additional district and sessions judge Rajni Yadav said the report was negative and the samples did not match. It will pronounce its order on both at 3pm, Tuesday.Ashok has been in jail since September 8. Kumar, 42, was arrested by Gurgaon Police on charges of murder and sexual assault on the victim. Gurgaon police had taken blood samples of Kumar also, though there was no injury mark on his body. (more...)
Piper Jaffray Companies Reaffirms Buy Rating for Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Piper Jaffray Companies Reaffirms Buy Rating for Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)
- November 21, 2017

On Friday, June 10 the stock rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with "Neutral". On Monday, April 24 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". Its up 0.19, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of TSLA. Green Square Capital LLC raised its position in Tesla by 0.8% in the third quarter. (more...)
Pokemon Go Travel is a new event that will spawn Farfetch'd globally Pokemon Go Travel is a new event that will spawn Farfetch'd globally
- November 21, 2017

The developers of Pokemon Go has said that since their journey began with the trainers from all around the world, they have heard that players are playing together with new friends from different countries and that has become the inspiration for the makers to introduce the unique event. (more...)
Muswell Hill murder probe after woman stabbed to death Muswell Hill murder probe after woman stabbed to death
- November 20, 2017

The woman, who is believed to be aged in her 50s, was discovered inside the property on Hill Road in Muswell Hill on Thursday evening. The Metropolitan Police said: "At this early stage, the death is being treated as suspicious". She said she was distraught over the vile attack, adding: "Cathy wouldn't open the door to just anyone". Another said she had moved to England from Galway as a teenager and had lived in the street for around 20 years. (more...)
Foster & Motley Inc. Has $12.15 Million Position in Apple Inc. (AAPL) Foster & Motley Inc. Has $12.15 Million Position in Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- November 20, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $172.35, for a total value of $2,695,726.35. About shares traded. UMB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UMBF) has risen 26.44% since November 20, 2016 and is uptrending. portfolio. Clean Yield Gp holds 4.54% or 72,895 shares. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Llc stated it has 4.7% in Apple Inc . Choate Investment Advisors invested 0% in Apple Inc . (more...)