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Apple admits it slows down older iPhones to prolong battery life Apple admits it slows down older iPhones to prolong battery life
- December 23, 2017

The company has confirmed it slows the performance of older iPhones to help reduce power demands. "Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolonging the life of their devices". Tech analysts and angry customers have reported in recent days that operating system updates had caused older iPhones to slow considerably, with some suggesting that Apple could be using the tactic to encourage fans to buy new phones. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Specifications Leaked, Tip 7-Inch 18:9 Display Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Specifications Leaked, Tip 7-Inch 18:9 Display
- December 23, 2017

A report by CNMO claims that the upcoming Mi Max 3 will feature a 7-inch fullscreen display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and smaller bezels. As evident from the name, these smartphones sport the largest display among all of Xiaomi's lineup. (more...)
Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) has analysts on the Bullish side this week
- December 23, 2017

The latest exchange of 0.15 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 301.78 Million shares. About 224,371 shares traded. Kraton (NYSE: KRA ) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. (NYSE:VZ) on Friday, October 20 with "Hold" rating . The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by SunTrust. (NASDAQ:BIIB) to report earnings on January, 25. (more...)
Huawei Honor 9 Lite Huawei Honor 9 Lite
- December 23, 2017

The battery is also a bit smaller than the one of the Honor 9 , but then again, the price difference is quite substantial so it's only natural that the Honor 9 Lite doesn't offer everything the original model had to give. If those are not enough, you can always take advantage of the microSD card slot. Outstanding processors and software, high-end specs, sleek display quality, on-point camera performance, and long battery life are only some of the finer features savvy Latin ... (more...)
Teen Stabs Stepfather To Death & Posts Snapchat Video Of His Last Breath Teen Stabs Stepfather To Death & Posts Snapchat Video Of His Last Breath
- December 23, 2017

The Denver Post reports that 19-year-old Nickolas Vinson is accused of stabbing his 50-year-old stepfather, Oscar Lemar Owensby, numerous times on Friday night inside their Aurora home. Owensby wanted Vinson to do more around the house and also chip in financially, the Aurora Sentinel reported. He said that he ran away so that he could bid goodbye to his friends and tell them he was going away for a long time. (more...)
PUBG gets second update on Xbox One; Brings quality of life optimizations PUBG gets second update on Xbox One; Brings quality of life optimizations
- December 23, 2017

The next patch is due to release next month, however, the team will be monitoring player feedback throughout the holiday break. "Our second patch is focused on quality of life fixes (weapon recoil for example) as well as trying to resolve some of the stability issues that have been brought to our attention". (more...)
How Analysts Rated SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) Last Week?
- December 22, 2017

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has risen 21.28% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. Continental Advisors Llc increased Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC) stake by 714.12% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.42 earnings per share. SSNC's profit will be $100.87M for 20.61 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Earnings Analysis Of EQT Corporation (EQT)
- December 22, 2017

About 9,000 shares traded. EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) has declined 18.61% since December 20, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.31% the S&P500. Price-earnings of 273, suggesting investors sentiments are upbeat. Its up 0.05, from 1.35 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 27 investors sold NI shares while 141 reduced holdings. (more...)
Stevens Capital Management LP Holds Stake in Electronic Arts INC (EA)
- December 22, 2017

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has risen 7.08% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 43.68% the S&P500. Norinchukin Bank The decreased Electronic Arts Inc (EA) stake by 42.74% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Holderness Com stated it has 0.14% in Electronic Arts Inc. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of EA have appreciated -10.05 - or -8.52%. Arrowgrass Capital Prns (Us) LP holds 0% or 2,269 shares. (more...)
$0.66 EPS Expected for Prologis, Inc. (PLD)
- December 22, 2017

About 22,907 shares traded. It has outperformed by 2.04% the S&P500. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 2,039 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 14 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Broadcom Limited (AVGO) CFO Sells $173433.28 in Stock Broadcom Limited (AVGO) CFO Sells $173433.28 in Stock
- December 22, 2017

CWA Asset Management Group LLC lifted its position in Broadcom by 0.9% during the second quarter. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC grew its position in shares of Broadcom by 5.5% in the third quarter. Broadcom's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 573.77%. AVGO has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Loop Capital reissued a "buy" rating and set a $302.00 price objective on shares of Broadcom in a research report on Friday, August 25th. (more...)
Targa Resources Target of Unusually High Options Trading (TRGP)
- December 22, 2017

It now has negative earnings. The firm develops duplexer, a single-band filter design for mobile devices; and multiplexer filter creates for two or more bands to address the carrier aggregation, as well as reconfigurable filter creates for various RF frequency bands. (more...)
Apple sued over its intentional slowing of older iPhones Apple sued over its intentional slowing of older iPhones
- December 22, 2017

Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports. This latest revelation isn't sitting well with some people, though: a man in Los Angeles named Stefan Bogdanovich has filed a new class-action lawsuit against Apple for slowing down older phones without his request or agreement. (more...)
Nvidia ends support for 32-bit operating system drivers Nvidia ends support for 32-bit operating system drivers
- December 22, 2017

Mac OS X users running Lion 10.7 (released in 2011) or newer are unaffected since all versions thereafter are 64-bit only. Going all-in with 64-bit isn't too surprising. Nvidia maintains two NVS products other than NVS 310 and 315 right now. It supports 4K and DP 1.2. Last but not least, Nvidia announced the end of support for select Nvidia quad-buffered Stereo features. (more...)
OnePlus 6 to get more secure facial recognition technology
- December 22, 2017

That may have prompted OnePlus to quickly release the OnePlus 5T which features a full-screen design that looks nothing like the iPhone . Apparently it will use a hardware setup similar to the iPhone X , including an infrared 3D camera module located on the front of the handset. (more...)
Apple sued after news that it intentionally slows down older iPhones
- December 22, 2017

A couple of weeks ago, iPhone users began talking on Reddit about the fact that replacing old batteries in older iPhones can provide a boost in speed. Apple, however, says the slowdown is actually for the owners' benefit. It's an engineering decision made to ensure that older phones with weaker batteries don't shut down when the phone is in heavy use and drawing lots of current. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey Warns Followers About Impostor Scam Oprah Winfrey Warns Followers About Impostor Scam
- December 22, 2017

Oprah went on to advise her fans not to give up their bank accounts or personal information to anyone pretending to be her (or anyone else for that matter, she added). "We have notified the social media platforms who are working diligently to deactivate these accounts". Earlier this month, actor Chris Pratt warned fans that someone was impersonating him on Facebook and "apparently hitting on a lot of different female fans". (more...)
Rumor: OnePlus 6 To Arrive In March With Synaptics' Clear ID Rumor: OnePlus 6 To Arrive In March With Synaptics' Clear ID
- December 22, 2017

Now, in addition to revealing its announcement timeframe, the rumor also says that the device will go on sale by the end of March, and it reveals some additional tidbits about the device. The OnePlus 5T saw record launch sales, OnePlus revealed a few weeks ago, although there were plenty of OnePlus 5 buyers unhappy that they purchased the wrong OnePlus flagship this year. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Holdings Lessened by Schroder Investment Management Group
- December 22, 2017

The stock increased 0.50% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $54.53. 2,164,300 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,492,515. sell-side analysts expect that Adobe Systems will post 4.58 EPS for the current year. ADBE's profit will be $522.52M for 41.17 P/E if the $1.06 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Boyle Leads Devils To 4-3 Shootout Win Over Rival Rangers Boyle Leads Devils To 4-3 Shootout Win Over Rival Rangers
- December 22, 2017

Henrik Lundqvist steadily is working his way up the National Hockey League career wins list and could climb another rung up the ladder on Thursday as the New York Rangers visit the New Jersey Devils . Mika Zibanejad had a goal in the shootout. The goal was Boyle's ninth on the season. Hayes had given the Rangers the lead earlier in the period, banking a pass from behind the net off the skate of New Jersey defenseman Damon Severson past Schneider. (more...)
Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Holder Saratoga Research & Investment Management Has Cut Its Position
- December 22, 2017

It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Kelly Services Incorporated Class A (NASDAQ:KELYA) had an increase of 23.82% in short interest. IPXL's SI was 12.41M shares in December as released by FINRA. Granite Investment Prns Ltd Liability Co invested in 322,633 shares. Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Fiduciary Mngmt Wi reported 4.14 million shares. (more...)
Amazon just released a Prime Video app for Android TV Amazon just released a Prime Video app for Android TV
- December 22, 2017

At this stage, though listed on Google Play, the Amazon Prime app for Android TV has no compatibility for any Android TV boxes on the market. Of course, I said "should" there because the app can't be installed on anything just yet. Earlier this year, it is believed that Apple and Amazon struck a deal following which the Prime Video app made its way to the Apple TV and Amazon start selling the Apple TV in its store. (more...)
McLaren confirms development of pure-electric supercar McLaren confirms development of pure-electric supercar
- December 22, 2017

McLaren has maintained its intention to build an all-electric supercar, but its engineers have been telling Autocar more about the scale of the task ahead of them. "And then you have to recharge it", Parry-Williams said. In the meantime, more hybrid McLarens will fill the gap, with Parry-Williams confirming the auto maker is still on track for fulfilling its commitment that 50 per cent of all McLarens sold by 2022 will be hybrids. (more...)
Apple's second-gen AirPods are coming in 2018 Apple's second-gen AirPods are coming in 2018
- December 22, 2017

Kuo believes that RFPCB suppliers Unitech, Compeq and Unimicron will be receiving Apple's business until at least 2019 and 2020. Kuo doesn't explain what kind of new features the upgraded TrueDepth cameras will be able to offer, although it's no secret that AR is going to play a big role in the iPhone's future. (more...)
Instagram Now Lets You Send Live Video in Direct Instagram Now Lets You Send Live Video in Direct
- December 22, 2017

All they need to do is to tap on the Direct icon . You'll also have this option when going live with a friend. Prior to this, live videos sent using Direct Message can only be viewed with the video is still ongoing and you cant watch it again after it has finished. (more...)
Traders Sell Ford Motor (F) on Strength (F)
- December 22, 2017

The company has market cap of $730.32 million. After $1.32 actual EPS reported by General Motors Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.27 % negative EPS growth. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 29 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has "Strong Buy" rating given on Friday, September 18 by S&P Research. (more...)
Sony Announces WipEout 2048 Servers Are Set to Shut Down Next Year Sony Announces WipEout 2048 Servers Are Set to Shut Down Next Year
- December 22, 2017

Killzone 2 was originally released on February 26, 2009, while Killzone 3 was released on February 22, 2011. Gamers may remember the E3 2005 Killzone 2 trailer, which amazed fans with what the PlayStation 3 was capable of accomplishing. (more...)
Senate to consider $1bn security fund Senate to consider $1bn security fund
- December 22, 2017

The upper chamber of the National Assembly had, on Wednesday, resolved to debate the controversial plan on Thursday. Senator Samuel Anyanwu , lawmaker representing Imo east, had raised the issue during plenary on Wednesday, but the senator was absent when Ekweremadu raised the issue on the floor of the red chamber on Thursday. (more...)
The Apple Watch 4 could get a proven, life-saving feature The Apple Watch 4 could get a proven, life-saving feature
- December 22, 2017

Apple is working on new features for its Apple Watch that would allow the smartwatch to detect abnormal heart rhythms, according to a report Wednesday from Bloomberg News , citing people familiar with the effort. According to the report, Apple's implementation could substantially differ from Kardia's solutions by integrating heart-monitoring leads directly into the frame of the Apple Watch rather than in a band or separate box, requiring only an extended pinch of the frame to monitor and ... (more...)
Samsung will be supplying 200 million OLED panels to Apple next year
- December 22, 2017

Display Orders: Apple may be looking to order as many as 200 million flexible OLED panels for 2018 , MacRumors noted. It indicates that Apple has doubled down on the OLED technology, and wants to dominate that area. Samsung also makes other components for iPhones as well as other smartphone vendors. Even though actual supplies will be different considering actual panel sizes, utilization rates, and supply periods, it can be understood that Samsung Display will be able to manage to ... (more...)