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Get £434 off the Samsung UE49MU7070T Get £434 off the Samsung UE49MU7070T
- November 24, 2017

If you're looking to get in on the 4K TV action, there's loads of awesome UHD sets now on offer - and a fair few Full HD and even 720p ones, if that's what you're after. That mean you're able to access streaming video services like Netflix or Amazon directly from the TV without having to use a media player like Roku or Apple TV. (more...)
Oculus Rift and Touch Black Friday deal makes it a little cheaper Oculus Rift and Touch Black Friday deal makes it a little cheaper
- November 24, 2017

Back in July the Oculus Rift with touch controller got a price cut to $399 for a limited time making it much more affordable and the Black Friday sale cuts another $50 off that price. To use the new bundle, you do need a PC capable of running the Oculus Rift - with several recommended options available on the Oculus website - but the rest of the required hardware comes bundled. (more...)
Enterprise Financial Services Corp Trims Stake in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
- November 24, 2017

Microsoft Corp now has $636.49 billion valuation. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be issued a $0.42 dividend. Shares of Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) opened at $83.11 on Tuesday. 155,179 were reported by Guardian Advisors Lp. The Michigan-based Seizert Ptnrs Lc has invested 1.34% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ). Cap Inv Counsel Incorporated invested in 59,514 shares. (more...)
Court lengthens Pistorius's sentence to 13 years Court lengthens Pistorius's sentence to 13 years
- November 24, 2017

Pistorius was imprisoned in July previous year after being found guilty on appeal of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013 in a case that attracted worldwide interest. The Supreme Court of Appeal in South Africa has now sentenced him to 13 years and five months in prison. He was initially convicted of manslaughter but also had that conviction overturned and replaced with a murder conviction by the Supreme Court. (more...)
Trexquant Investment LP Buys Shares of 4800 Apple Inc. (AAPL) Trexquant Investment LP Buys Shares of 4800 Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- November 24, 2017

Tradewinds Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $907.74B market cap company. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 40 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Apple Inc. (more...)
Whales love a nice exfoliating rub down Whales love a nice exfoliating rub down
- November 23, 2017

But Arctic species like belugas are thought to molt all at once when they visit warmer waters during the summer. Data has shown that bowhead whales may be among the longest-lived animals on earth. Fortune, a PhD student at UBC's Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, said: "This was an incidental observation". "We were there to document their prey and feeding behaviour, but we noticed some unusual behaviour near the shore", Fortune said. (more...)
Playground Games make key hires for new open-world action/RPG project Playground Games make key hires for new open-world action/RPG project
- November 23, 2017

The second studio will be home to more than 200 employees, taking the total number of developers at PlayGround up to 400 people. Why should those names excite you? According to the report of GamesIndustry , Sean Eyestone is already working on the new game of the studio. (more...)
Foxconn 'Immediately' Ended Illegal Overtime by Students Foxconn 'Immediately' Ended Illegal Overtime by Students
- November 23, 2017

However, they did acknowledge that some cases of students working illegal overtime do exist. The students functioned in the industry as part of a three month period that was allocated as "work experience", and was required to graduate, the FT reported. (more...)
Facebook planning to show users if they 'liked' Russian propaganda Facebook planning to show users if they 'liked' Russian propaganda
- November 23, 2017

Facebook has said it will release a tool that will allow users to check if they interacted with an account created by Russia's so-called "troll army" . That's the Russian firm that created thousands of incendiary posts from fake accounts posing as USA citizens. It's Facebook's most direct effort to explain to users how they may have been affected by the IRA's postings, which reached an estimated 150 million people and stirred up controversy over gun rights, immigration, race relations and ... (more...)
Facebook reportedly eyeing Snapchat's streak feature Facebook reportedly eyeing Snapchat's streak feature
- November 23, 2017

Although the Messenger "streak" feature only appears to be under test at the moment with a limited number of users, it is likely that it will be rolled out to all users in the near future. Another feature that Facebook is testing right now is called the Trust Indicators. What's important here is that as more and more Snaochat features make their way to Facebook Messenger and its associated apps, the aura of exclusivity around Snapchat will fade. (more...)
Google Pixel 2: One Bug At A Time Google Pixel 2: One Bug At A Time
- November 23, 2017

First revealed in May , the Google Lens is set to be a valuable addition to Google Assistant . Along with there are some UI features of new Pixel 2. Point it at books and get its ratings as well as short synopses. Become a museum guru by quickly looking up an artist's info and more. Users can save event reminders for movie premieres and art exhibits to their calendars straight from the Google Lens. (more...)
Padmavati Row: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath Calls Sanjay Leela Bhansali Guilty Padmavati Row: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath Calls Sanjay Leela Bhansali Guilty
- November 23, 2017

Rawal said he has written to the CBFC to cancel the "certificate given to the movie" and that it be shown to a committee of expert historians. The Shahid Kapoor , Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone starrer, however, found support from Bollywood personalities. (more...)
Marvel Heroes Publisher Gazillion Terminated Its Staff, Game Shutting Down This Friday Marvel Heroes Publisher Gazillion Terminated Its Staff, Game Shutting Down This Friday
- November 23, 2017

They were rumours that Gazillion was in trouble for a while , including events not rolling out to the game as planned and apparent allegations of sexual misconduct by the CEO. Employees are not paid out PTO, severance, and medical insurance in ending in 8 days. Last week, Marvel announced the termination of its relationship with Gazillion and the imminent demise of " Marvel Heroes ". (more...)
The best Xbox One Black Friday deals from games to console The best Xbox One Black Friday deals from games to console
- November 23, 2017

We could get a Skyrim Xbox One X patch, soon. Our giant roundup lists all the best prices on Xbox One games available online thus far for Black Friday . Microsoft's luxury option for gaming controllers has proven itself to be a favourite among Xbox One gamers as well as PC users, as the pad works on both of these formats. (more...)
Flat Earth Believer To Launch Steam-Powered Rocket Flat Earth Believer To Launch Steam-Powered Rocket
- November 23, 2017

He envisions the launch as just one step toward eventually getting himself into space, at which point he plans to take a photograph "to prove once and for all this Earth is flat", he told his interviewer. Mike Hughes ultimately aims to launch himself miles above Earth so he can come up with photographic evidence to end the debate. But he acknowledged that he had much to learn about rocket science. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Starck Edition Launched, Priced At 4699 Yuan Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Starck Edition Launched, Priced At 4699 Yuan
- November 23, 2017

Both the device did well in the market and Mi Mix 2 is one of the most talked about device of 2017. In terms of the build, Mi 7 is tipped to feature a metal and glass design, similar to the Mi 6 . It is backed by a 3,400mAh non-removable battery and supports Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology using the 9V/2A (18W) power adapter. The 16MP sensors will apparently be paired with f/1.7 aperture lenses, which should allow the Mi 7 to deliver improved low-light performance when ... (more...)
Caesars Entertainment Corp (CZR) Forms Ascending Triangle; Strong Momentum for Sellers
- November 23, 2017

Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR ) has risen 85.11% since then. It has outperformed by 45.74% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.8 in Q2 2017. Therefore 26% are positive. Of all companies tracked, Caesars Entertainment Corporation had the 22nd highest net out-flow for the day. However, at the Wall Street, the shares for the company has been tagged a $15.4 price target, indicating that the shares will rally 18.01% from its current levels. (more...)
Nokia 2 arrives in India Nokia 2 arrives in India
- November 23, 2017

The Nokia 2 boots up to stock version of Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and, the company has said that the phone will get the Oreo update as well. HMD Global announced its budget-centric Nokia 2 smartphone in India last month. The device sports an 8MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash and 5MP front camera with fixed focus. The phone is backed by 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage , which is expandable in nature. (more...)
Light Pollution Stealing Darkness, Impacting Health Light Pollution Stealing Darkness, Impacting Health
- November 23, 2017

One co-author of the study , Franz Holker , an ecologist at the Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Fisheries, said the data reveal "quite a critical problem". Countries that already were brightly lit, such as the United States and Spain, appeared stable. A small number of war-torn countries like Yemen and Syria saw their artificially lit levels drop. (more...)
Vodafone's new tariff voucher will stun Reliane Jio users Vodafone's new tariff voucher will stun Reliane Jio users
- November 23, 2017

Do note that Vodafone is not giving 1GB data per days, but it is for the entire 28 days validity period. Wifi Dabba now offering customers data at a fraction of existing prices. In case, a user consumes their daily limit then they will be charged at 30 paisa per minute for subsequent calls. Jio puts Fair Usage Policy (FUP) of 0.15GB per day. (more...)
NASA Finds AI-Powered Drones May Be Safer Than Human-Flown Ones NASA Finds AI-Powered Drones May Be Safer Than Human-Flown Ones
- November 23, 2017

The team designed three drones - Batman, Joker, and Nightwing - which were embedded with complex algorithms that instruct the flying gizmos how to navigate obstacles. Unlike Loo, however, the drones never get exhausted and are always up to the task of navigating a challenging environment time and time again. Lately, humans have also started racing the drones and now it seems that they won't be the only competitors in this race for a long time. (more...)
Steam Sale Starts With Discounts On Evil Within 2 And Wolfenstein II Steam Sale Starts With Discounts On Evil Within 2 And Wolfenstein II
- November 23, 2017

In addition to the Steam Sale, we've been keeping track of all sorts of Black Friday deals, and will continue to until the whole thing is done with for another year. Alternatively, you can go through GameStop in the United States and pick one up for the same price. Gamers will also be able to take part in a new round of the Steam Awards , voting for their favourite games across a number of categories. (more...)
For the First Time, NASA Discovers the Longest Asteroid Passing Earth For the First Time, NASA Discovers the Longest Asteroid Passing Earth
- November 23, 2017

The predicted interstellar number density of icy interstellar objects of 2.4×10 au suggested that these should have been detected by surveys, yet hitherto none had been seen. A few large ground-based telescopes continue to track the asteroid, though it is rapidly fading as it recedes from our planet. 'Oumuamua (pronounced oh MOO-uh MOO-uh) may be on its way out of our solar system, at a speed of 138,000 km per hour, but telescopes on the ground continue to watch it, and both the Hubble and ... (more...)
Equity Research Analyst's Stock Ratings: Callon Petroleum Company (CPE), Acushnet Holdings Corp Equity Research Analyst's Stock Ratings: Callon Petroleum Company (CPE), Acushnet Holdings Corp
- November 23, 2017

Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of CPE . Callon Petroleum Company has a beta of 1.43, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. Callon Petroleum had a net margin of 30.20% and a return on equity of 4.05%. (more...)
High-energy 'ghost particles' absorbed by Earth High-energy 'ghost particles' absorbed by Earth
- November 22, 2017

The analysis required input from geologists who have created models of the Earth's interior from seismic studies. The fact that neutrinos can interact with other bits of matter , and therefore theoretically be absorbed, isn't exactly a revelation. (more...)
Apple could release lower cost iPhone SE 2 in 1H18 Apple could release lower cost iPhone SE 2 in 1H18
- November 22, 2017

American tech giant Apple has reduced retail margins on the iPhone X by almost 30 percent after large format chain owners and small-scale retailers claimed that the company makes profit from a massive margin but does not want its retail partners to benefit, reported the Economic Times . (more...)
Is The Stock Risky? Nokia Corporation (NOK)
- November 22, 2017

Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 225,237 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $1,221,000 after acquiring an additional 12,008 shares during the last quarter. The firm had revenue of $5.54 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.64 billion. Nokia Corporation had a positive return on equity of 9.88% and a negative net margin of 2.09%. (more...)
FCC chairman sets out to repeal 'net neutrality' rules FCC chairman sets out to repeal 'net neutrality' rules
- November 22, 2017

Companies such as Amazon, Facebook, Google and Netflix may also be weighing up the likelihood that if the rules are repealed that telecom companies may well start prioritising their own streaming video services or impede much-used messaging tools such as Skype or WhatsApp. (more...)
OnePlus Smartphones Will Not Support Google's Project Treble OnePlus Smartphones Will Not Support Google's Project Treble
- November 22, 2017

Project Treble is the Google's new idea to update all Android phones to the latest version as soon as possible. That has been addressed with the OnePlus 5T . Everything looks the same except for the fact that the fingerprint sensor has now been moved from the front of the smartphone at the back. The company was rumored to bring a QHD screen in the OnePlus 5 as well but did not felt the need to do so. (more...)
Previous Evidence of Water on Mars Now Identified as Grainflows Previous Evidence of Water on Mars Now Identified as Grainflows
- November 22, 2017

A new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars are signs of flowing sand - not water. The features in question are dark streaks that show up periodically on Martian hills, known as recurring slope lineae, or RSLs. That, and they grow thicker in the warmer months. The dark streaks on Mars could simply be more sand . It paints a rather more mundane picture of Mars though, with RSL once thought to be indirect evidence for biologically significant liquid water on Mars. (more...)