Technology


The power's back on at CES
- January 11, 2018

The power outage saw large parts of the Las Vegas Convention Centre plunged into darkness on Wednesday morning, including the booths of tech giants Sony, Samsung and Intel. The power cut was caused by condensation following heavy rainfall in Las Vegas, the show's organisers have now confirmed. At 12:38 p.m., the CES Twitter account announced that NV Energy had addressed the issue and was in the process of restoring power. (more...)
Darkest Dungeon Developers Reveal Nintendo Switch Release Date
- January 11, 2018

The game will be $24.99 in North America; and its two now released DLC packs, The Crimson Court ($9.99) and The Shieldbreaker ($3.99), will launch on the same day. "I know that's not what you want to hear, but its the truth". Along with that, the Switch version of Darkest Dungeon will support touch controls, making it much easier to play for players who don't believe that controllers are good setups for a game like this. (more...)
Will YouTube ban disgraced vlogger Logan Paul for good?
- January 11, 2018

Posted to the platform in early January with the title "We found a dead body in the Japanese suicide forest", the video led to a severe backlash against the internet personality. Paul zoomed his camera into the man's body, who is seemingly dangling from the tree. Are you f**king with us?' YouTube began their statement , also released via Twitter , by acknowledging their delayed response to Paul's video, which was originally shared with Paul's 53 million subscribers on December 31. (more...)
Samsung commits to unlock the FM radio chip in future phones Samsung commits to unlock the FM radio chip in future phones
- January 11, 2018

Samsung has joined LG , Alcatel and Motorola, who're all already part of the initiative (via Neowin ). Upcoming smartphones from Samsung (possibly the Galaxy S9 line) will have active FM chips in the USA and Canada, according to NextRadio . (more...)
Insteon and Google Assistant release new voice-activated home system Insteon and Google Assistant release new voice-activated home system
- January 11, 2018

If Amazon Alexa owned CES 2017, the Google Assistant has arguably repeated the feat at this year's Las Vegas showcase. The first of these gadgets that was announced is the Lenovo Smart Display . Only a few months ago did JBL launch its Link series , four speakers with Google Assistant built-in and now it has added a fifth member to the family, the Link View . (more...)
Faulty iPhone battery sparks evacuation of Swiss Apple store Faulty iPhone battery sparks evacuation of Swiss Apple store
- January 10, 2018

Senator John Thune (R-S.D.), who chairs the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, wrote a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook questioning the level of transparency the tech giant should have provided users before slowing down its devices. (more...)
Mobile's New BOGO Sale Includes iPhone X, Galaxy S8 Mobile's New BOGO Sale Includes iPhone X, Galaxy S8
- January 10, 2018

Once you've done all that, you go to T-Mobile's online rebate center, fill in some paperwork, and you'll get a prepaid MasterCard for your $700 in the mail within two months. The carrier will offer $150 via rebate in addition to the value of the phone traded in. T-Mobile's best Black Friday deal is about to make a fierce comeback. (more...)
Vuzix introduces new 'smart glasses' that will work with the Alexa app Vuzix introduces new 'smart glasses' that will work with the Alexa app
- January 10, 2018

But at the big CES consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas this week, the company is showing of a new model of those glasses, called the Vuzix Blade , which company founder and CEO Paul Travers says is a lot lighter and more comfortable to wear than those gaming device virtual reality glasses you may be familiar with. (more...)
Analysts See $0.27 EPS for Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS)
- January 10, 2018

The VC1 of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.225 during the last trading session, reaching $45.145. If the Golden Cross is greater than 1, then the 50 day moving average is above the 200 day moving average - indicating a positive share price momentum. (more...)
Intel says performance impact of security updates not significant Intel says performance impact of security updates not significant
- January 10, 2018

Through the exploit, attackers may gain access to data, though they do not have the power to modify or delete them, Intel added. And Spectre affects every smartphone or tablet out there today. The company was first notified of the two vulnerabilities in June 2016, but did not publicly disclose them until this week after researchers brought them forward. (more...)
SVB Financial Group (SIVB) Rating Reiterated by Wells Fargo & Co
- January 10, 2018

The stock increased 5.48% or $1.76 during the last trading session, reaching $33.87. About 4.34 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 14.91% the S&P500. Raymond James Na accumulated 1,331 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Amer Century accumulated 373,389 shares. Lord Abbett And Com Limited Liability has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB). (more...)
Hard Facts About Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)
- January 10, 2018

The company has a market cap of $28,390.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -54.22, a P/E/G ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 1.29. Argus Research downgraded Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK ) on Monday, October 30 to "Hold" rating. By taking a look at the stock's current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with MEDIUM volatility. The level of 50 represents neutral market momentum and corresponds with the center line in other oscillators such as MACD (Moving Average ... (more...)
EPS for Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI) Expected At $1.97
- January 10, 2018

Many technical traders will be taking a look at different indicators to help figure out where shares may be heading. It has underperformed by 24.91% the S&P500. Motorola Solutions, Inc is a provider of communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software and services. Moreover, Advantus Mngmt Inc has 0.04% invested in Motorola Solutions, Inc. (more...)
Nvidia rolling out patches for chip security flaw
- January 10, 2018

This is bad news for HPC, where the company's Tesla GPUs are widely deployed to accelerate applications. After this initial release, Nvidia said it would work with its partners on further mitigations. The security bulletin includes links to updated GPU drivers for Windows and Linux. Updated drivers for GeForce, Quadro, and NVS are available now, with all Tesla and Grid drivers to be updated before the end of the month. (more...)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) Analysts See $0.04 EPS
- January 10, 2018

Therefore 100% are positive. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich with "Buy" on Friday, April 29. Pivotal Research restated a "buy" rating and issued a $6.80 target price (up from $6.25) on shares of Sirius XM in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. (more...)
CES 2018: Google simplifies mobile payments with its 'Pay' service CES 2018: Google simplifies mobile payments with its 'Pay' service
- January 10, 2018

Google has announced its Google Pay service at the CES 2018. During the coming weeks, consumers will begin to see Google Pay online, in store, and across Google products. Google, in the blog post, also hinted that it "will also be bringing these experiences to Tez users in India". This is of particular interest as Tez is based on the UPI interface. (more...)
Oculus to Work with Xiaomi on VR Headsets Oculus to Work with Xiaomi on VR Headsets
- January 10, 2018

It has a fast switch LCD display with a resolution of 2,560×1,440p, which processes images faster. Users can download VR apps and games from the Oculus Store. The device will feature both Xiaomi and Facebook's Oculus logos in China. It's the Chinese version of Facebook's Oculus Go, which costs US$199 in the USA market. (more...)
Analysts See $0.44 EPS for Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) Analysts See $0.44 EPS for Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR)
- January 10, 2018

About 12,057 shares traded. Otter Tail Corporation (NasdaqGS:OTTR) has a current MF Rank of 7466. It has outperformed by 2.84% the S&P500. Brandes Investment Partners Lp decreased Nokia Corp (NOK) stake by 35.5% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
United Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results
- January 10, 2018

The stock increased 1.65% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $27.8. About 3.02M shares traded. It has underperformed by 2.74% the S&P500. (NYSE:HST) on Monday, February 22 with "Equal-Weight" rating. The company has market cap of $2.18 billion. It operates through three divisions: Fleet Solutions, Travel and Corporate Solutions, and Health and Employee Benefit Solutions. (more...)
Dell Mobile Connect Syncs Android and iOS Devices With Dell PCs Dell Mobile Connect Syncs Android and iOS Devices With Dell PCs
- January 10, 2018

Over the past decade or so, though, Dell's enterprise business began adopting services to make its hardware more appealing to customers. What's more, compatible Android devices and all iOS devices can take advantage of a screencasting feature that allows them to beam apps to a target PC. (more...)
New Camaro ZL1 debuts in first NASCAR test of 2018 New Camaro ZL1 debuts in first NASCAR test of 2018
- January 10, 2018

The auto is largely the same under the skin as the SS, hewing to NASCAR's strict parity rules, and Elliott said that the two feel similar, according to Autoweek . 24 for the No. 9 this season. Bill Elliott captured 36 of his 44 career wins in the 9 and won the 1988 Cup championship (and was points runner-up three times) sporting that auto number for vehicle owner Harry Melling. (more...)
Responding to iPhone 'addiction' claims, Apple says it looks out for kids Responding to iPhone 'addiction' claims, Apple says it looks out for kids
- January 10, 2018

A pair of investors who say they hold about $2 billion in Apple stock are pushing the company to do more to protect its youngest users from the effects of digital technology. Facebook's founding president, Sean Parker, said recently, for example, that the company exploits a "vulnerability in human psychology" to addict its users. (more...)
Huawei officially introduces the Mate 10 Pro to the USA market Huawei officially introduces the Mate 10 Pro to the USA market
- January 10, 2018

The company also says, "In addition to the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro , the new Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10 will be available for $1,225 United States dollars beginning February 18 through major electronics retailers including Amazon, Best Buy and Microsoft as well as from end of February in Porsche Design Stores in the U.S. (more...)
IPhone Designer Worried About iPhone Addiction IPhone Designer Worried About iPhone Addiction
- January 10, 2018

In an open letter to the technology giant, New York-based Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers' Retirement System, highlighted increasing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media on youngsters. Their suggestions include funding research and jobs within Apple to study the issue, and creating tools that allow parents to limit and/or better monitor their children's device use. (more...)
Capital Advisors INC Has Raised Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Stake by $12.12 Million Capital Advisors INC Has Raised Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Stake by $12.12 Million
- January 10, 2018

Eagle Ridge Investment Management who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $680.00 billion market cap company. Robert W. Baird has "Hold" rating and $50.0 target. As per Friday, January 27, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. Goldman Sachs has "Buy" rating and $8800 target. (more...)
SteelSeries Launches New TrueMove3+ dual sensor setup For Competitive Gamers SteelSeries Launches New TrueMove3+ dual sensor setup For Competitive Gamers
- January 10, 2018

Gamers can customize when the sensor stops and starts tracking when they lift the mouse off its mat . The Rival 600 compensates for this with a dual sensor system and 1-to-1 tracking that keeps tabs on how high the mouse is lifted - making sure the cursor stays in the same place when it's put back down. (more...)
CES 2018: Blocks modular smartwatch finally arrives in the market! CES 2018: Blocks modular smartwatch finally arrives in the market!
- January 10, 2018

Eventually, phase 3 should add ECG measurements, extra flash memory, a camera, SIM card, bone conduction speaker, and contactless payment support to the BLOCKS platform. It's water and dust resistant, though it's not going to stand up to showering and swimming, so you'll have to do without it on those occasions. The idea was that developers would help create modules for the watch, but these are the only modules now listed on the Blocks website. (more...)
Acer unveils new 'thinnest laptop in the world' Acer unveils new 'thinnest laptop in the world'
- January 10, 2018

Acer Swift 7 Ultrabook Once Again "Thinnest Computer" in the World, Specs, Features & Price: - Well, Acer's new Swift 7 Laptop is all set to launch in the market. The Spin 3 keeps its convertible design with a 360-degree hinge, but it now comes with Intel's latest eighth-generation processors. Acer has also shrunk down the display from a 15.6-inch panel to a 14-inch 1080p display for a smaller overall form factor, although true to the "Spin" name, it still rotates around to convert into a ... (more...)
Samsung Electronics reports 64 percent jump in 4Q profit Samsung Electronics reports 64 percent jump in 4Q profit
- January 10, 2018

Based on the guidance, Samsung's 2017 operating profit is likely to come in at 53.6 trillion won, compared to the previous year's 29.2 trillion won. Samsung Electronics Company, manufacturer of the long-running Samsung Galaxy series of phones, failed to reach analyst projections for both revenue and operating income, calculated as gross sales receipts less cost of goods sold, in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2017 in South Korea. (more...)
Apple to issue software fix for chip flaw Apple to issue software fix for chip flaw
- January 10, 2018

This means an attacker could obtain passwords, encryption keys or steal information from other applications. Meltdown affects Intel processors and works by penetrating through the barrier that prevents applications from accessing arbitrary locations in kernel memory. (more...)