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Google Tez gains 12 million users in India, introduces bill payments feature Google Tez gains 12 million users in India, introduces bill payments feature
- December 06, 2017

Since the a year ago and a half, Google has trained over a thousand faculty over 400 colleges and 11 state universities for the technologies of the future which has already benefited 75000 students, said William Florance, Developer Products Group and Skilling Lead for India, Google. (more...)
Mahindra launches petrol variant of XUV500 at Rs 15.49 lakh Mahindra launches petrol variant of XUV500 at Rs 15.49 lakh
- December 06, 2017

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. has announced the introduction of the petrol powered XUV500 in select markets in India at a price of ₹15.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Safety features include ESP with rollover mitigation, dual airbags and ABS with EBD. Furthermore, it also marks an important step in the carmaker's larger plan to offer the option of a petrol variant across its entire portfolio from 2018. (more...)
Google's expanded search snippets display even more related info Google's expanded search snippets display even more related info
- December 06, 2017

They're the algorithmically generated boxes that appear at the top of the page when you search for certain terms. Instead of diving into various websites after a search , Google wants to serve the information it thinks you're after. "Using an example of searches for the famed soccer players Neymar and Messi, Google says searchers will see suggestions for related topics, "... (more...)
Pollution wipes out the benefits of exercise, study suggests Pollution wipes out the benefits of exercise, study suggests
- December 06, 2017

Traffic pollution poses health risks for older people and unborn babies according to two separate studies published today. Even short-term (2 hour) exposure to air pollution appears to thwart the benefits of walking on the heart and lungs among older adults. (more...)
Try Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite's Versus Mode This Weekend For Free Try Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite's Versus Mode This Weekend For Free
- December 06, 2017

Capcom Infinite , you've got a chance to try it out this weekend for free. Players can pre-load the free trial so they can access it as soon as it goes live. Regardless of how you get them, they all come with unique "premium" costumes, so you can kit them out with unique looks. Venom, Winter Soldier, and Black Widow aren't free for free weekend players, however. (more...)
Microsoft to Revamp California Campus Microsoft to Revamp California Campus
- December 06, 2017

The modern workspaces throughout the campus will promote collaboration and productivity, providing areas that help generate creativity and allow for focused concentration. Microsoft is giving its Silicon Valley campus a major makeover. The campus overhaul will also include a 4-acre "living roof", harboring plant species meant to "promote species diversification in the area adjacent to the Stevens Creek habitat". (more...)
Android keyboard app leaks personal information about 31 million users Android keyboard app leaks personal information about 31 million users
- December 06, 2017

AI.type says it has now secured the database, and that the leak didn't impact AI.type's nine million iOS users. 6,435,813 records that contained data collected from users' contact books, including names (as entered originally) and phone numbers, in total more than 373 million records scraped from registered users' phones, which include all their contacts saved/synced on linked Google account. (more...)
Astronauts have held the first ever pizza party in space! Astronauts have held the first ever pizza party in space!
- December 06, 2017

Like many other times, NASA astronauts made our day with their insane antics in space and this time, with Pizza involved. The fixings flew up last month on a commercial supply ship, and the crew wasted little time pulling out the flatbread, tomato sauce, cheese, pepperoni, olives, olive oil, anchovy paste and pesto. (more...)
Global Automotive Control Cable Market Outlook 2017 Growth, Trends and Forecasts 2022 Global Automotive Control Cable Market Outlook 2017 Growth, Trends and Forecasts 2022
- December 06, 2017

The report depicts the United States Nuclear Valves market including capacity, production, production value, cost/profit, Nuclear Valves supply/demand, import/export through the demographic analysis. The key players of United States Nuclear Valves Market are Vector Valves, BNL, Soovalve, IMI Nuclear, Zhonghe SuFa, Metrex Valve, Neway Valve, Shanghai LiangGong, Pentair Valves & Controls, Henry Pratt, Samshin, KSB, Copes-Vulcan (SPX FLOW), Daher-Vanatome, Shanghai EHO Valve, Velan, Toa Valve ... (more...)
Veeva Systems Inc (NYSE:VEEV) President Sells 24000 Shares of Stock Veeva Systems Inc (NYSE:VEEV) President Sells 24000 Shares of Stock
- December 06, 2017

Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of 3D Systems Corporation (DDD ). The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. In terms of earnings per share, 14 analysts have a 0.17 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Jan-17, for the quarter ending Apr-18, 13 analysts have a 0.24 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Apr-18 there are 14 estimates of 0.68 EPS. (more...)
What Does Insider Trading Tell Us About Dynegy Inc. (DYN)?
- December 06, 2017

The stock decreased 1.65% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $11.93. Ellsworth Growth and Income Fund Ltd. (ECF) has risen 15.85% since December 5, 2016 and is uptrending. now owns 16,302 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $135,000 after acquiring an additional 1,643 shares during the last quarter. (NYSE: DYN ). (more...)
One More Step Toward 2018 Emoji List One More Step Toward 2018 Emoji List
- December 06, 2017

He thinks it's possible, but not likely, that reversible emoji will appear on your smartphone in 2018. Emojipedia has uncovered a new document from Unicode which details all the changes coming in the next collection of icons, which is called Emoji 11.0. (more...)
Lyft Gets $1.5 Billion Funding Boost, Thanks to Google
- December 06, 2017

Lyft said on Tuesday that Fidelity, the giant mutual fund, would participate in an expanded financing round that now values the company at $11.5 billion. "We will continue to invest in our community and look forward to an even bigger 2018", John Zimmer, co-founder and president of Lyft said in the statement. (more...)
AU to help evacuate 15000 migrants from Libya this year AU to help evacuate 15000 migrants from Libya this year
- December 06, 2017

The deportees arrived the airport aboard a chartered Gurak plane late in the light. "Deputy prime minister, Ahmad M'etig, stressed the need for a specialized global center in Libya and North Africa to deal with illegal immigration, given its significance in dealing with this phenomenon, from which Libya is suffering", the communication and media office of the deputy prime minister said in a statement . (more...)
Analyst's Viewpoint About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (CNK)
- December 06, 2017

About 1.79 million shares traded or 23.15% up from the average. (NYSE:JEC) has risen 8.36% since December 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 29.21% the S&P500. (NYSE:XPO). Jpmorgan Chase And has 630,287 shares. SunTrust Banks, Inc. began coverage on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. (more...)
The heartbreaking scene that was too much for David Attenborough The heartbreaking scene that was too much for David Attenborough
- December 06, 2017

Viewers will see 50 million shades of David Attenborough when the BBC screens The Blue Planet II in an Ultra High Definition format of unprecedented quality. The final episode of Blue Planet 2 will focus entirely on the damage being done, arguing that humans' actions are the only thing capable of reversing the effects. (more...)
Synovus Financial Corp Grows Stake in Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS)
- December 05, 2017

It has outperformed by 43.11% the S&P500. Dnb Asset Management As increased Walt Disney Co/The ( DIS ) stake by 2.45% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The Walt Disney Company (DIS)'s current session activity disclosed encouraging signal for active traders. Chilton Investment Limited Liability Company holds 2.25% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) for 549,981 shares. (more...)
Rainbow Six Siege Passes 25m Player Milestone As Operation White Noise Launches Rainbow Six Siege Passes 25m Player Milestone As Operation White Noise Launches
- December 05, 2017

This new season includes the new Mok Myeok Tower map set in a height defying building in South Korea in which the Rainbow Team has to intervene. Reaching this landmark number of players is something that very few games accomplish and is even more staggering to see done in a mere two years. (more...)
The next Darkest Dungeon DLC involves a Lovecraftian comet The next Darkest Dungeon DLC involves a Lovecraftian comet
- December 05, 2017

The next batch of DLC for the unrelenting dungeon-crawling RPG Darkest Dungeon will see a "hateful shard of alien origin" crash-landing into the Miller's farm. While there's still no release date, it has been confirmed that the the Shieldbreaker and Crimson Court DLC will be " available at release on Switch ". (more...)
Amazon Web Services Unveils Alexa for Business Amazon Web Services Unveils Alexa for Business
- December 05, 2017

Amazon has made it easy for developers and companies to integrate Alexa "skills", so asking the voice assistant for the status of your Air Canada flight, news headlines, sports scores and more is possible. Shared Alexa devices can be set up in common areas around the workplace, like conference rooms, huddle rooms, lobbies, and communications centers. Alexa will automatically dial into the meeting using an Alexa device as a speakerphone or existing video conferencing equipment. (more...)
Apple's U.S. market share dropped ahead of iPhone X
- December 05, 2017

The data were reported Tuesday by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, based on research by the firm's global consumer panel. The iPhone X only started shipping on November 3 , so naturally, quarterly iOS share was down across the board compared to the August - October 2016 timeframe. (more...)
3D printing could expand medical device regulation: Here's how
- December 05, 2017

FDA describes the guidance as a "leap-frog" guidance in that it is meant to provide manufacturers about its initial thinking on manufacturing 3D-printed devices and how to characterize and validate such devices. The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research's (CDER) facility enables FDA scientists to conduct research to determine how the 3D printing of drugs impacts inactive ingredients and other drug components as well as the quality control process of manufacturing. (more...)
BLU Products releases solution for bricked Life One X2 units BLU Products releases solution for bricked Life One X2 units
- December 05, 2017

And even before the problem is solved, an acknowledgment from Blu is much appreciated. Late this afternoon, BLU's official Twitter account-which, much to the chagrin of affected users, was silent on the subject for nearly a week-issued a statement that the problem had been fixed via a new update. (more...)
Ridley Scott Wants Less Aliens, More AI in Future Alien Movies Ridley Scott Wants Less Aliens, More AI in Future Alien Movies
- December 05, 2017

It also did not slow Scott down, as he rather infamously is now reshooting a sizeable portion of his latest movie, All the Money in the World . Although 20th Century Fox 's Alien: Covenant underperformed at the box office, director Ridley Scott insists to Entertainment Weekly that there will still be a third Alien prequel. (more...)
Michael Polelle Sells 208 Shares of Guidewire Software, Inc. (GWRE) Stock
- December 05, 2017

It has a 261.25 P/E ratio. The firm also provides water and wastewater line fix services, and protection solutions to households; and non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry. (NYSE:GWRE) for 6,300 shares. The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $80.11. (NYSE:GWRE) earned "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, September 28. (more...)
Facebook introduces Messenger Kids app with parental controls Facebook introduces Messenger Kids app with parental controls
- December 05, 2017

Facebook Messenger has stopped working, leaving millions of users worldwide unreachable via chat. But she said that while Facebook made the app "with the best of intentions", it's not yet known how people will actually use it. "To give kids and parents a fun, safer solution, we built Messenger Kids, a standalone app that lives on kids' tablets or smartphones but can be controlled from a parent's Facebook account". (more...)
Samsung 512GB eUFS Storage For Smartphones Goes Into Production Samsung 512GB eUFS Storage For Smartphones Goes Into Production
- December 05, 2017

However, that barrier has now been broken as Samsung today has officially announced its new 512GB embedded UFS solution. This means that we should see some of Samsung's smartphones this year and also other manufacturers devices with 512GB of storage. (more...)
Honor 7X all set to launch today Honor 7X all set to launch today
- December 05, 2017

Honor is hosting a global launch event for the 7X smartphone in London; the flagship Honor V10 is also expected to be showcased at the event. Connectivity and sensor features are similar to 7X smartphone. The phone offers 32 GB internal storage which can be extended up to 256 GB via a microSD card. In terms of specifications and features, Honor 7X's highlight is the dual rear camera at the back just like previous phone, though this has a very 2017 design with is a full display with ... (more...)
OnePlus 5T gets limited edition Star Wars model OnePlus 5T gets limited edition Star Wars model
- December 05, 2017

The ticket is priced at ₹999 and you will get an official star wars T-shirt and a OnePlus star wars laptop bag along with your purchase of the ticket. The flagship killer OnePlus is celebrating its third anniversary with the launch of a special edition of its stunning OnePlus 5T . Touted to be the Style Shell Moto Mods , the upcoming Star Wars Limited Edition Moto Mods basically are a removable back cover for Motorola smartphones. (more...)
Gmail's iPhone X Update Has Finally Landed in the App Store Gmail's iPhone X Update Has Finally Landed in the App Store
- December 05, 2017

The update comes after almost a month of iPhone X availability... There is also an update out for Inbox by Google, but sadly, for those users, it does not support iPhone X yet. This was previously available on Android but is a first on iOS. But if you are looking for a fair amount of convenience then tap on the link below and you'll be taken straight to the App Store download page for Gmail. (more...)