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Doom VFR doesn't work with Oculus Rift headsets Doom VFR doesn't work with Oculus Rift headsets
- December 01, 2017

If you try and boot Doom VFR on an Oculus headset, the whole game will try to load, not show an error message, but proceed to crash entirely. Bethesda's brutal DOOM title has seen a couple of interesting reiterations in recent time, including the Hellish game seeing a Nintendo Switch release. (more...)
Google Slams Banhammer On Rogue Google Play Apps With Lockscreen Ads Google Slams Banhammer On Rogue Google Play Apps With Lockscreen Ads
- December 01, 2017

Android Police spotted the change on Thursday. No information has yet to be released on whether or not it will be available for iOS devices, but Google is expected to reveal more details in the coming weeks. Google is taking aim at the "next billion" internet users with a way to stop smartphone apps from needlessly burning through costly mobile data allowances. (more...)
Qualcomm files fresh lawsuits against Apple Qualcomm files fresh lawsuits against Apple
- December 01, 2017

Global chip-maker Qualcomm has filed three fresh complaints against Apple in a U.S. court, alleging violations on 16 different patents by the iPhone maker that includes the "super-premium" iPhone X . According to Qualcomm General Counsel Don Rosenberg, the timing of Qualcomm's lawsuits is coincidental to Apple's countersuit. One of the cases is a companion civil lawsuit to a new complaint also filed Thursday with the ITC that seeks the same remedy of banning iPhones with Intel chips. (more...)
Amazon announces DeepLens, an AI-powered camera for $250 Amazon announces DeepLens, an AI-powered camera for $250
- December 01, 2017

Much like how Google operates with its own products, DeepLens will be integrated with cloud and AI services from AWS . " Developers can extend these tutorials to create their own custom, deep learning-powered projects with AWS Lambda functions", writes Amazon. (more...)
Domino's Pizza (DPZ) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Longbow Research Domino's Pizza (DPZ) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Longbow Research
- December 01, 2017

Wfg Advsrs L P has 0% invested in Domino's Pizza, Inc. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 603,359 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $111,198,000 after buying an additional 26,190 shares during the last quarter. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Equal-Weight" rating in Friday, October 13 report. According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at 4.86%, SMA50 is 7.93 percent, while SMA200 is 8.41%. (more...)
The Essex Financial Services Inc. Sells 71 Shares of Tesla Inc (TSLA) The Essex Financial Services Inc. Sells 71 Shares of Tesla Inc (TSLA)
- December 01, 2017

The company's stock had a trading volume of 4,308,736 shares. (NASDAQ: TSLA ). Investment Centers Of America Inc stated it has 1,553 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Advisory Services Ntwk Lc reported 534 shares. Varonis Sys Inc (NASDAQ:VRNS) was raised too. Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2017 Q2. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.66, a current ratio of 1.09 and a quick ratio of 0.71. (more...)
Rising Sea-Level Threatens 13000 Archaeological Sites in Us Rising Sea-Level Threatens 13000 Archaeological Sites in Us
- December 01, 2017

Other states at particularly high risk are Louisiana and Virginia. "This is only a tiny fraction of what's out there", co-author David Anderson, an archeology professor at the University of Tennessee, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone. (more...)
Destiny 2 Xur Location and Items for December 1 Destiny 2 Xur Location and Items for December 1
- December 01, 2017

He also only has four destinations on which he can appear, but after Curse of Osiris that might grow to include Mercury. This is the second last week of the ordinary Xur we've come to love in Destiny 2 . The Synthoceps gauntlets increase the class' melee range, ostensibly removing the "T-Rex" arms that plague Titans. Warlocks can purchase the Skull of Dire Ahamkara helmet for 23 Legendary Shards. (more...)
Huawei Nova 2S to launch on December 7 Huawei Nova 2S to launch on December 7
- December 01, 2017

The frontside of the phone is expected to feature 20-megapixel + 16-megapixel dual selfie snappers whereas its rear side is pegged to house a pair of 20-megapixel snappers. As seen with the other Huawei and Honor smartphones, we expect the device to offer Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) resolution. It will be powered by Kirin 960 Soc coupled with 6GB RAM. (more...)
FDA Approves First Apple Watch EKG Band FDA Approves First Apple Watch EKG Band
- December 01, 2017

Today's news of the FDA approved Kardiaband will go a long way in assisting Apple Watch 3 user's heart health and advancing Apple's work regarding atrial fibrillation. The Apple Watch which comes with a heart rate sensor has been on the market for a while now. Thanks to the FDA approval, doctors can now trust the results given by the built-in EKG sensor. (more...)
Volunteers and donations down for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Volunteers and donations down for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign
- December 01, 2017

Donations to the Salvation Army are encouraged, and the Motorsport Circuit will match those donations. The entire Cowichan Valley is invited to visit the circuit, see Santa, enjoy carolers and music, Christmas cookies and treats, go-kart rides for kids, tours of the facility, and a circuit taxi for adults. (more...)
Get local help with your Google Assistant Get local help with your Google Assistant
- December 01, 2017

The voice assistant will be gaining local discovery skills that will help you locate home services nearby. The Assistant will then ask you a few follow up questions and you'll get a list of some local options nearby. Now, a big part of this announcement is that in many cities Google Assistant will suggest providers that have been "prescreened by Google and companies like HomeAdvisor and Porch". (more...)
Vine Co-Founder Says He's Working on a Follow-Up App Vine Co-Founder Says He's Working on a Follow-Up App
- December 01, 2017

Former Vine cofounder and CEO Dom Hofmann is working on a successor to the six-second video app, which Twitter bought in 2012 for roughly $30 million and shut down a year ago. But if you've been sitting with a pang in your heart every time you see the sad, colorless Vine Camera icon on your home screen, at least now there's some hope that maybe one day in the future, we'll all be back at it again at Krispy Kreme . (more...)
ConocoPhillips (COP) vs. Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL): Which is the Better Investment?
- December 01, 2017

Next Grp Inc Inc reported 500 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Also generally volatility for large market cap stocks are lower so for Noble Energy, Inc., volatility for the week has been 1.69%, and for the month 2.55%. Currently Noble Energy, Inc., has an EPS of -3.99, which has grown by 61.80% this year. (NYSE:NBL) has been trading recently. Noble Energy, Inc. price was kept to a minimum $25.38 in intra-day trade and has returned -32.08% this year alone. (more...)
Airbus working on hybrid-electric aircraft Airbus working on hybrid-electric aircraft
- November 30, 2017

It follows news from low-priced airline EasyJet, which earlier this year announced ambitions to fly electric passenger planes on short haul routes within the next 10 years under a partnership with United States electric jet pioneers Wright Electric. (more...)
Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs Discovered in China Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs Discovered in China
- November 30, 2017

Pterosaurs were the first vertebrates to evolve powered flight and they dominated the skies during the age of dinosaurs, which spans from about 252 million years ago to about 66 million years ago. "Appropriate nesting environments may have been rare, forcing pterosaurs to adopt colonial nesting through necessity-but it was not without risk", he wrote. (more...)
On eBay: Iconic downtown Austin music venue is going up for sale On eBay: Iconic downtown Austin music venue is going up for sale
- November 30, 2017

This morning, ATX Brands and CEO Doug Guller announced that staple Austin venue the Parish will be up for sale as of Friday, December 1 at noon via an online eBay auction. There is also an option to include the current TABC license. Kidding aside, the bidding will start at $1.00 (you read that right!), which presents an impressively egalitarian method of selling the name, brand, and lease on the venue's Sixth Street location. (more...)
WhatsApp down in parts of the world WhatsApp down in parts of the world
- November 30, 2017

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Robert Calderoni Sells 60000 Shares of Citrix Systems, Inc
- November 30, 2017

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ARMS 4.1 Update Now Live ARMS 4.1 Update Now Live
- November 30, 2017

This time, the new character is Springtron, who appeared way back in patch 3.2. Springtron is the fourth new playable character in Arms , following Max Brass, Lola Pop and Misango, who was introduced last week. Added badges that are unlocked via specific fighter/ARM combinations . New badges have also been added to give players a host of new achievements to unlock. (more...)
AMD Announces Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition GPU Driver Suite Arriving Next Month AMD Announces Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition GPU Driver Suite Arriving Next Month
- November 30, 2017

This hyperbolic name is for software that's effectively a refresh on the previous Crimson ReLive Edition software, which AMD claims had the highest user satisfaction ever. There is not much else known about the Adrenalin Edition update at this point. Apparently "Empowering Gamers and Enriching the Visual Experience" My hopes is we finally see Vega running flat out with everything full functional, we're looking at you Draw Stream Binning Rasterizer. (more...)
Verizon 5G Home Internet Launches in Mid Verizon 5G Home Internet Launches in Mid
- November 30, 2017

The first five US markets will likely be large cities nationwide, with more to follow if everything goes right. Verizon plans to use this 5G wireless service to provide faster internet access to homes and business using technology it purchased earlier this year. (more...)
Traders Secrets on Western Digital Corporation (WDC), VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN) Traders Secrets on Western Digital Corporation (WDC), VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN)
- November 30, 2017

Seven Bridges Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Western Digital by 71.0% in the second quarter. Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) shares are gapping higher 1.51% pre-market with a price of $2.04 on the stock. CORDANO MICHAEL D also sold $962,385 worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC ) shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $87.63, for a total value of $126,712.98. (more...)
Facebook to drop fees on donations made via the platform Facebook to drop fees on donations made via the platform
- November 30, 2017

Facebook recently announced that it would be matchfunding up to £200,000 worth of donations made on its platforms for last Tuesday's #givingtuesday. At the second annual Social Good Forum in NY late on 29 November, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company is introducing a new mentorship connection programme, new fundraising tools, blood donation initiative and the suicide prevention programme. (more...)
EPS for Titan Machinery Inc. (TITN) Expected At $0.09
- November 30, 2017

Numeric Invsts Limited Company, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 10,600 shares. Titan Machinery earned a news sentiment score of 0.27 on Alpha One's scale. Therefore 60% are positive. Titan Machinery had 10 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:TITN). Intll holds 0% in Titan Machinery Inc. (more...)
Scientists call for global glitter ban to save environment Scientists call for global glitter ban to save environment
- November 30, 2017

That powdery symbol of flamboyant joy is, yes, also very bad, say scientists, and should be included in the microbead ban, reports the Independent . The ban is supposed to be imposed sometime next year in the United Kingdom after many campaigners and scientists advocated for the same. (more...)
Volvo will let you subscribe to the XC40 for $600 a month Volvo will let you subscribe to the XC40 for $600 a month
- November 30, 2017

The subscription service is launching with the 2018 Volvo XC40 , where you can pay $600 a month to get the 2018 Volvo XC40 Momentum. The new payment system not only includes the cost tax and delivery of the vehicle, but also insurance, maintenance costs and Volvo's new "concierge" service's access. (more...)
FDA Clears Medical Grade EKG Analyzer For The Apple Watch FDA Clears Medical Grade EKG Analyzer For The Apple Watch
- November 30, 2017

The KardiaBand is the first device to receive FDA clearance with the Apple Watch, the device lets users capture their EKG anytime using the Apple Watch. "That's the big difference". This is the first time I've seen artificial intelligence on a smart watch. "It's definitely a step in the right direction". (more...)
Huawei is Working on a Face ID Rival Huawei is Working on a Face ID Rival
- November 30, 2017

During the presentation were invited the two twins, information about the appearance of one of them brought earlier to the phone. Face ID can also be used for authentication, payments, accessing securing apps and be used with Apple Pay as well. (more...)
Alfa Romeo will return to Formula 1 with Sauber Alfa Romeo will return to Formula 1 with Sauber
- November 30, 2017

The single-seaters will sport the distinctive colors and logo of Alfa Romeo , the team's Title Sponsor, and will be equipped with 2018 Ferrari power units. "Working closely with a auto manufacturer is a great opportunity for the Sauber Group to further develop its technology and engineering projects". Immediately upon its debut, Alfa Romeo won the first two drivers' world championships, in 1950 and 1951, with drivers Nino Farina and Juan Manuel Fangio. (more...)