Technology


Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest-Selling Console Ever in US
- January 06, 2018

Within just nine months (the Switch released in March), Nintendo amassed a catalogue of exclusives that easily challenges Sony's, and you have to imagine made Microsoft balk, as the latter cancelled or delayed every project people were excited about. (more...)
Stocks within Assessment: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU), Schlumberger Limited (SLB)
- January 05, 2018

About 5.78M shares traded. It is down 0.00% since January 5, 2017 and is. The stock of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU ) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 23. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of €16.33 ($19.44). (NYSE:JPM) has a market cap of $381.35 billion and over the last 12 months, JPM has risen by 25.46%. (more...)
A Look Into the Returns of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) A Look Into the Returns of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)
- January 05, 2018

This segment also sells and leases new, overhauled, and repaired engine and airframe parts and components; and provides inventory and fix programs, warranty claim management, and outsourcing programs for engine and airframe parts and components, as well as performance logistics programs in support of the U.S. (more...)
Mary J Blige to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
- January 05, 2018

Blige is one of the most popular singers of our generation. The 46-year-old star went makeup-free for her role as beleaguered matriarch Florence Jackson in the movie and she recently admitted it wasn't "easy" for her to dramatically change her appearance. (more...)
Joining Microsoft to bring Scalable Hybrid Solutions With Azure Joining Microsoft to bring Scalable Hybrid Solutions With Azure
- January 05, 2018

The deal represents a move to boost Microsoft's cloud business - and undermine Google's. Bringing Avere's technology into the fold should help Microsoft better target organizations that would potentially be interested in using Azure but can't simply "lift and shift" their workloads. (more...)
Analyst Commentary On The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (OREX) Analyst Commentary On The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (OREX)
- January 05, 2018

The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 3.35% and stays 7.34% away from its 50 days moving average. The Weekly Volatility is 0.90% and the Monthly Volatility is 1.01%. It fall, as 90 investors sold DIS shares while 649 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 227 raised stakes. (more...)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) EPS Estimated At $5.10 The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) EPS Estimated At $5.10
- January 05, 2018

The company has its outstanding shares of 379.78 Million. Craneware plc (LON:CRW) has 0.00% since January 4, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. The current P/E ratio for GS is 13.16 and the forward looking P/E is 12.28. After $5.02 actual earnings per share reported by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (more...)
Star Wars Just Opened In China And Lost At The Box Office
- January 05, 2018

Rather Chinese audiences have flocked to see The Ex-File 3: The Return of the Exes, a romantic comedy about three party boys who dump their girlfriends in order to live the single life, but then must face comic retribution when their exes team up to exact revenge. (more...)
Google eyes up Chinese eSports market with Chushou investment Google eyes up Chinese eSports market with Chushou investment
- January 05, 2018

Google has reportedly contributed to a Series D funding round raised by Chinese live-streaming eSports platform Chushou . " Chushou has built an impressive platform, with a dedicated and quickly growing base of content creators and consumers, and smart expansion plans", said Google's principal of corportate development for North Asia, Frank Lin. (more...)
Overwatch Nerf's Mercy (Again) and Other 'Ouch' Changes Coming to PTR Overwatch Nerf's Mercy (Again) and Other 'Ouch' Changes Coming to PTR
- January 05, 2018

This change requires players to be more accurate with their throws. Mercy has become a constant of Overwatch competitive play, with many players complaining that she greatly imbalances the game. Principal Designer Geoff Goodman took to the official forums to explain these tests, with Junkrat's Concussion Mine now dealing less damage to "targets farther away from the explosion's center". (more...)
Samsung Tips Fresh 13-Inch Notebook 7 Spin Convertible Samsung Tips Fresh 13-Inch Notebook 7 Spin Convertible
- January 05, 2018

There's no firm word on pricing or availability yet - all we know is that the machine will land in the U.S. sometime in Q1 2018 - but changes here are mostly what you'd expect. Intel's latest ultra-low-power 15-W mobile processors likely have more than a few gerbils thinking that it's time for a new notebook, since these new CPUs generally offer more cores and threads than last year's offerings, all in the same power envelope. (more...)
Apple says all Macs and iOS devices affected by chip flaws
- January 05, 2018

Download software only from trusted sources - in Apple's case, the official App Store - and be careful about clicking on unsolicited links. Critical hardware flaws revealed this week are putting billions of computers and smartphones at risk, and Singapore's cyber security authority has urged all users to apply available security software fixes immediately. (more...)
Instagram users may soon be able to post their Stories to WhatsApp Instagram users may soon be able to post their Stories to WhatsApp
- January 05, 2018

Despite the feature's initial inept integration in Facebook, the things went quite well when the company introduced it to Instagram. The feature is based on WhatsApp's ability to be integrated within other apps. Facebook has said that there were more than 300 million daily active users of Instagram Stories . Recently, Facebook rolled out another feature to help you discover photos uploaded by friend and family who may have forgotten to tag you. (more...)
Lenovo Introduces New ThinkPad Laptops Along With Tablet And Monitors Lenovo Introduces New ThinkPad Laptops Along With Tablet And Monitors
- January 05, 2018

Providing better focus on theaudio aspect, the Lenovo ThinkPad X280 is powered by Dolby Advanced Audio while the X380 is powered by Dolby Premium Audio.While in terms of real world performance, these speakers may not break any records but they are much better when compared to most other laptops found in the market. (more...)
Medtronic plc. (MDT) Holdings Boosted by Parthenon LLC
- January 05, 2018

Wills reported 0.3% stake. As per Thursday, May 25, the company rating was maintained by BTIG Research. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MDT in report on Wednesday, November 23 with "Hold" rating. Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Medtronic Plc (MDT) by 7.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Yes Bank Shares Close 5% Higher To Become Biggest Sensex Gainer Yes Bank Shares Close 5% Higher To Become Biggest Sensex Gainer
- January 05, 2018

More than 67 per cent of the constituent stocks of BSE Mid-cap index gained, whereas in case of BSE Small-cap, over 56 per cent of the constituent stocks gained today. As per provisional data, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth Rs 212.05 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) made purchases worth Rs 325.24 crore yesterday. (more...)
Most favored stocks of the day: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
- January 05, 2018

The stock increased 0.69% or $1.38 during the last trading session, reaching $201.04. About 221,856 shares traded. Triangle Capital Corporation (NYSE:TCAP) has risen 2.36% since January 4, 2017 and is uptrending. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement stated it has 128,198 shares. Dorsey Whitney Trust Llc owns 10,756 shares. Mcclain Value Mgmt Limited Com, Connecticut-based fund reported 39,806 shares. (more...)
Airtel, Samsung tie up to offer 4G smartphones with cashback offers Airtel, Samsung tie up to offer 4G smartphones with cashback offers
- January 05, 2018

Airtel already has a compact portfolio of budget phones bundled on to its network to lower the cost of the device for willing customers, and on Friday, two more additions were made to the portfolio. Under the Airtel offer, a cashback benefit worth Rs. 1,500 will be given on the purchase of the Itel A40 and Itel A41 that results in the effective prices . (more...)
Verizon to use Samsung for first commercial 5G network rollout Verizon to use Samsung for first commercial 5G network rollout
- January 05, 2018

Verizon has selected Samsung as a supplier for its nascent 5G service, due to be launched in the second half of the year. Samsung will supply Verizon with radio access network equipment as the carrier rolls out 5G fixed wireless to deliver residential broadband services. (more...)
Featured Stock: Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)
- January 05, 2018

Fiera Capital Corp who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $199.45B market cap company. The stock increased 2.48% or $1.155 during the last trading session, reaching $47.785. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Oracle from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC now owns 2,439 shares of the enterprise software provider's stock worth $118,000 after purchasing an additional ... (more...)
Here's A 2016 Pitch Video For A New Star Wars Space Shooter Here's A 2016 Pitch Video For A New Star Wars Space Shooter
- January 05, 2018

It appears the old " Star Wars Battlefront 2 " from 2005 is being brought back from the grave after the community backlash for 2017's " Star Wars Battlefront 2 ", as the developers have recently released an update for the 12-year-old game. (more...)
Analytical Report on Ctrip.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTRP)
- January 05, 2018

It has underperformed by 22.30% the S&P500. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of 7.48% per annum, whereas in the past Five years Ctrip.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ:NTES) on Thursday, February 25 to "Underperform" rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $125 target in Thursday, November 19 report. (more...)
LG teases 2018 TV range with built-in Google Assistant LG teases 2018 TV range with built-in Google Assistant
- January 05, 2018

Meanwhile, the Google Assistant will have to control over other smart home devices connected to the LG TV, besides every task that it has been known to perform in other gadgets. This year's SUPER UHD TV with FALD allows for denser backlighting zones throughout the display, contrary to edge-lighting where backlights are positioned on the edges behind the TV panel. (more...)
Amazon Plans Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights Amazon Plans Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights
- January 05, 2018

British telecoms Sky and BT won the last auction, which brought in $6.9B. The firm could bid for matches next month in an ambitious challenge to Sky and BT Sport for coverage rights to the world's richest league. A number of broadcasting companies are poised to enter the fray, with Amazon's £100 billion ($135 billion) annual turnover expected to give it the financial edge. (more...)
Taco Bell to roll out $1 nacho fries Taco Bell to roll out $1 nacho fries
- January 05, 2018

Taco Bell will finally be rolling out fries later this month. The standard order will come with nacho cheese for dipping, in place of the usual ketchup. Taco Bell has been beefing up its dollar menu to compete with other fast food chains, like McDonald's . The Arch Burger is being tested in markets in Oklahoma and Texas, and is an attempt to lure customers looking for premium fast food options. (more...)
Confirmed: Samsung Galaxy A8+ to launch in India as an Amazon exclusive Confirmed: Samsung Galaxy A8+ to launch in India as an Amazon exclusive
- January 05, 2018

To recall, Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ was launched in South Korea in mid-December 2017. Samsung has made the "Rose Pink" version of its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus flagship phones available to the United Kingdom, likely signalling the last hurrah for the handset before the Galaxy S9 makes its debut. (more...)
Microsoft Partners Adaptive Biotechnologies to Enhance Diagnosis Microsoft Partners Adaptive Biotechnologies to Enhance Diagnosis
- January 05, 2018

Microsoft today announced a new partnership with the Seattle-based company, Adaptive Biotechnologies . Adaptive will focus their initial work on three classes of disease: Diseases that are often diagnosed in very late stages, like pancreatic and ovarian cancer; autoimmune diseases that are typically hard to diagnose, like multiple sclerosis; and infectious diseases that can remain in a person's system and reoccur, like chronic Lyme disease. (more...)
APS, SRP crews head to Puerto Rico APS, SRP crews head to Puerto Rico
- January 05, 2018

Several investor-owned electric companies are shipping close to 400 trucks out of the port as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's plan to restore power to the island, a USA territory since 1898. It has become apparent that in order for us to get financial assistance from the federal government, specific requests for that assistance must be made by your government on behalf of those residents of Puerto Rico now residing in Florida". (more...)
Micromax Bharat 5 Plus launched in India: Price, Specifications, Features, and more Micromax Bharat 5 Plus launched in India: Price, Specifications, Features, and more
- January 05, 2018

As we mentioned, the Micromax Bharat 5 Plus has been listed online. Indian smartphone vendor Micromax has quietly introduced a new Bharat-series Android phone in the country. Other features include Time Lapse and Watermark. One good thing about the phone will be its whopping 5000 mAh battery which can also be used as a power bank to charge other electronic devices, as advertised on the official website. (more...)
Android Malware Spoofs Uber's Interface to Steal Your Login Android Malware Spoofs Uber's Interface to Steal Your Login
- January 05, 2018

Most users download the Uber app from the Google Play store . After receiving the pop-up, Android users who fall for the ruse enter in their login details, which ten get sent to a remote server. To cover up the credential theft, this malware uses deep links to Uber's legitimate app to display the user's current location - making it appear as though the user is accessing the Uber app instead of a malicious fake. (more...)