Technology


Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
- January 15, 2018

It has underperformed by 11.01% the S&P500. Manning & Napier Advisors Llc decreased its stake in American Tower Corp New (AMT) by 5.02% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share . Waverton Investment Mgmt accumulated 0.04% or 17,106 shares. (more...)
Institutional Investors Are Buying Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC) Institutional Investors Are Buying Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC)
- January 15, 2018

United Capital Financial Advisers Llc decreased General Motors Co (NYSE:GM) stake by 35,746 shares to 319,128 valued at $12.89M in 2017Q3. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 135 holders increased their positions by a total of 28.79 million shares, 111 holders decreased the positions by a total of 17 million shares, and 35 holders held their positions. (more...)
Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
- January 15, 2018

Bartlett And Ltd reported 460,370 shares. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 5,050 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $126,000 after acquiring an additional 71 shares during the last quarter. Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $319,283 activity. Bbva Compass Bank holds 0.02% or 1,838 shares. Icon Advisers owns 0.82% invested in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) for 434,120 shares. (more...)
Infiniti's Q Inspiration is a gorgeous futuristic sedan that should be electric Infiniti's Q Inspiration is a gorgeous futuristic sedan that should be electric
- January 15, 2018

Infiniti has unveiled the Q Inspiration Concept at NAIAS 2018, a auto that reflects the automaker's new design language, while also featuring a VC-Turbo variable compression ratio engine and autonomous drive tech. The HMI even comes with a meditation-regeneration mode, which minimizes the level of information displayed while also offering guided meditation to reduce stress. (more...)
Getting ready for Detroit auto show Getting ready for Detroit auto show
- January 15, 2018

While employment and consumer confidence indicators are strong, analysts highlighted tightening access to credit and the risk of higher Federal Reserve interest rates as a potential drag on future sales. It plans to bring out 24 hybrids and 16 electric vehicles by 2022. Over the weekend, Ford unveiled its redesigned Ranger mid-size pickup being reintroduced in North America and a new sports version of its Edge SUV. (more...)
South Korea to decide on crypto trading only after government talks South Korea to decide on crypto trading only after government talks
- January 15, 2018

While recognizing investor autonomy until further policy decisions, the office also called for prudence and responsibility and reiterated its plan to push for real-name transactions and to deal sternly with illegal actions involving cryptocurrency trading. (more...)
Janus Henderson Group PLC Acquires 4934 Shares of Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS)
- January 15, 2018

It has underperformed by 8.92% the S&P500. John G Ullman & Associates Inc decreased its stake in Flowserve Corp ( FLS ) by 43.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. They expect $0.52 earnings per share, down 27.78% or $0.20 from last year's $0.72 per share. FLS's profit will be $67.93 million for 21.15 P/E if the $0.52 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Google's WiFi killing issue appears to be more widespread Google's WiFi killing issue appears to be more widespread
- January 15, 2018

To summarize what he stated though: the WiFi disconnect issue mostly happens when a Google Cast device of some kind is hooked up to a network with other Android devices that are running a recent version of the Android OS. These packets normally sent in a 20-second interval. "This issue then eventually leads some of the router's primary features to shut down - including wireless connectivity", it concludes. (more...)
Power failure plunges CES into darkness Power failure plunges CES into darkness
- January 15, 2018

On the second day of CES 2018 , the Las Vegas Convention Center lost power for almost two hours. Some publicists even tried to exploit the power outage. The lights went out at around 11:13AM PST after over an inch of rain fell in Las Vegas , causing flash flooding across the city. Here's a link to a relevant Everything But the Girl video and here's the official statement on the matter. (more...)
First 5G smartphone by ZTE expected to be launched in early 2019 First 5G smartphone by ZTE expected to be launched in early 2019
- January 15, 2018

However, the plans are subject to change since the launch will depend upon the availability of the 5G mobile network. Even though ZTE is planning to release the first 5G smartphone in the United States, the road ahead won't be smooth because of possible legal hurdles. (more...)
Netflix Says It Has No Plans for Nintendo Switch App Netflix Says It Has No Plans for Nintendo Switch App
- January 15, 2018

The emulator, called "yuzu", is built on the same groundwork as their previous emulator, thanks to the 3DS and Switch being reasonably similar in architecture. However, this emulator doesn't run games and can "boot some games, to varying degrees of success" but there are no GPU capabilities implemented in the emulator. (more...)
Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out
- January 15, 2018

The global version of the LG V30 has yet to receive the update, but from the looks of it the USA version might get latest Android version before it. A user posted a few screenshots of his LG V30 US998 version running on Android 8.0 Oreo on mylgphones.com. However, it is speculated that HMD Global will be bringing the Nokia 7 to India later this month. (more...)
Malware on Google Play displays porn ads to kids Malware on Google Play displays porn ads to kids
- January 15, 2018

After being installed along with one of the apps, the malware first contacts its command and control centre and sends information about the device it is on, and receives instructions. But the researchers haven't got much hope that this is the last they've seen of the threat. One user said in a comment on the Google Play Store that his son saw pornographic content on one of the apps, according to Check Point's findings. (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta Faces Server Problems, Bandai Namco To Extend Period Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta Faces Server Problems, Bandai Namco To Extend Period
- January 15, 2018

Players can also go through Dragon Ball Fighterz skills tutorials for understanding new skills. Our team is working hard on the Open Beta but faced some issues that can't be fixed on a short-term basis, so we are asking for your patience until the next server update. (more...)
Local immigrants travel to Washington to fight for Dreamers Local immigrants travel to Washington to fight for Dreamers
- January 15, 2018

The President added that the U.S. should get more people from countries like Norway. The Trump administration announced on September 5 that it would end DACA, saying the program represented an unlawful exercise of executive authority. "We write to urge Congress to act immediately and pass a permanent bipartisan legislative solution to enable Dreamers who are now living, working, and contributing to our communities to continue doing so", the letter reads. (more...)
Mario Tennis Aces Announced for Nintendo Switch Mario Tennis Aces Announced for Nintendo Switch
- January 15, 2018

The original version of " Dark Souls " was first released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011 and arrived on PC the following year. In TV mode, it will run at 30 FPS in 1080p resolution. This month adds Aegislash as a new battle Pokémon and Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu as support Pokémon. Nintendo announced that Kirby Star Allies will come to Nintendo Switch on March 16th . (more...)
Trump says immigration deal 'probably dead'
- January 15, 2018

In his tweet, the President blamed Democrats for not doing enough to save the program they created. I don't believe the Democrats really want to see a deal on DACA. But in a statement Saturday, DHS said: "Until further notice, and unless otherwise provided in this guidance, the DACA policy will be operated on the terms in place before it was rescinded on September 5, 2017". (more...)
The Oversized The Oversized "Duke" Xbox Controller Makes A Comeback To Xbox One
- January 15, 2018

Having been announced back in June of previous year, the oversized original Xbox "Duke" controller for Xbox One now has a release date, thanks to Seamus Blackley - the man deemed "the father of the original Xbox " - and peripheral manufacturer Hyperkin. (more...)
Nintendo is proving that Switch excitement is about more than low expectations Nintendo is proving that Switch excitement is about more than low expectations
- January 15, 2018

Payday 2 will have full touch-screen support to make menu navigation easier than ever, while HD Rumble will let players feel everything from explosions to weapon recoil in their hands. We also learned of some new DLC coming to Nintendo titles that are already out. The new costumes are called Musician Hat, Sunshine Shades, and knight armor. (more...)
The U11 EYEs will be yet another overpriced device by HTC The U11 EYEs will be yet another overpriced device by HTC
- January 15, 2018

HTC is all geared up to launch a new phone in the U11 line up called the HTC U11 EYEs, which is a mid-range release from the company. The U11 EYEs is said to be made out of metal and glass with rounded corners and thin bezels. The only downside though is the possibility that the device will launch with Android Nougat as opposed to the latest Android Oreo. In China, the smartphone will be priced at ¥3,299 (or approx $510). (more...)
Mercedes-Benz G-Class: tried, true, and all Mercedes-Benz G-Class: tried, true, and all
- January 15, 2018

We're going to get straight to the stuff you care about first-the G's chassis. Mercedes' legendary performance arm has had a surprisingly large hand in the hyper-manly flagship off-roader's development, supplying a new double-wishbone front suspension setup and a detuned version of the AMG GT's 4.0-litre biturbo V8. (more...)
Volkswagen Jetta squares up geometric new look in Detroit Volkswagen Jetta squares up geometric new look in Detroit
- January 15, 2018

The roof slopes back faster giving it a more coupe-like profile. Inside, the Jetta's fully redesigned interior combines high-tech features with everyday usability and refined fit and finish. The Jetta's technology upgrades extend beyond the cabin to include a comprehensive suite of available driver assistance technology. In addition, the 2019 Jetta offers a combination of both passive and active safety systems that are engineered to meet or exceed current crash regulations. (more...)
Meltdown/Spectre Firmware Updates Causing Reboots for Some Intel Customers Meltdown/Spectre Firmware Updates Causing Reboots for Some Intel Customers
- January 15, 2018

In addition, AMD published a security statement that reiterated that position, specifically for the branch target injection flaw. AMD's Chief Technology Officer, Mark Papermaster, looked to clarify the impact of Meltdown and Spectre on its expansive family of processors. (more...)
The Oversized Original Xbox Controller-The Duke-is Back The Oversized Original Xbox Controller-The Duke-is Back
- January 15, 2018

When the original Xbox was released in 2001, it came with the massive controller named the Duke. It's hilariously oversized in comparison to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 controllers we use now, but it was a tank of a controller and a comfortable one at that. (more...)
TESARO (NASDAQ:TSRO) Receives "Hold" Rating from Piper Jaffray Companies
- January 14, 2018

It has outperformed by 237.58% the S&P500. TSRO has been the subject of several other research reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, fourteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. (more...)
Awesome Games Done Quick Crosses $2 Million Awesome Games Done Quick Crosses $2 Million
- January 14, 2018

And the event finished with more money raised than ever for the Prevent Cancer Foundation . This total means that AGDQ just about pipped last year's sum, which saw the event's donations rise to $2,222,790.52. With it, you can see which 2018 runs brought in the most money, with top honors going to the final stream of this year's event, a almost four-hour speedrun through The Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild. (more...)
Here Are All The Nintendo Switch Announcements From Nintendo Direct Mini 2018 Here Are All The Nintendo Switch Announcements From Nintendo Direct Mini 2018
- January 14, 2018

The World Ends with You became a cult classic following its release on the Nintendo DS over ten years ago and now it is coming to the Nintendo Switch . This near challenge offers a bit of competition in the Marioverse. The forthcoming DLC will also bring three new costumes for Mario: Knight Helmet, Sunshine Shades, and Musician Hat, plus their respective outfits. (more...)
Mario Tennis Aces brings a sporty story to Switch this spring Mario Tennis Aces brings a sporty story to Switch this spring
- January 14, 2018

Mario Tennis Aces will launch for the Nintendo Switch this spring! The game is being developed by Camelot who has previously worked on a number of Mario Sports titles. New outfits will also be included such as Sunshine Shades and knights armor. Nintendo needs to keep up this pace, giving us a new Direct or announcement at least every few months. (more...)
Nintendo Serves Mario Tennis Aces on Switch Nintendo Serves Mario Tennis Aces on Switch
- January 14, 2018

Even better, being on the Switch means that TWEWY's unique touch-based controls remain intact. Wave two (March 23) will add fighter Blastoise and support Pokémon Mew and Celebi. It's competitive search and find with balloons, complete with online leaderboards. We'd heard rumblings for a few days that a Direct was incoming, and rather than announce ahead of time as Nintendo usually does, the cheeky so-and-sos have just dropped a video straight on us. (more...)
Presidency Denies Tweet In Support Of Killings By Herders Presidency Denies Tweet In Support Of Killings By Herders
- January 14, 2018

In a rare display of humility and statesmanship by a Nigerian politician, Plateau State Governor, Mr. Simon Lalong, Sunday, tendered an unreserved apology to his Benue state counterpart, Samuel Ortom, over his remark that he had warned the latter not to implement the anti-open grazing law. (more...)