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Chinese watchdog questions Apple over iPhone throttling debacle Chinese watchdog questions Apple over iPhone throttling debacle
- January 16, 2018

News of the delays comes from internal Apple documents shared with Apple Stores and Apple authorized service providers. In a bid to try and stem the backlash from disgruntled users, Apple then announced that it was slashing the price of replacement iPhone batteries. (more...)
The Latest Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Insider Trading Activity
- January 16, 2018

The total amount of shares outstanding is 736.62 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 51.83 billion. About 80,174 shares traded or 53.77% up from the average. The company was maintained on Friday, February 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $69.91. (more...)
Last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free Last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free
- January 16, 2018

The major advantage of using Microsoft Edge is you can start browsing on your Windows 10 PC and then continue from where you left off on your Android smartphone while on the move. Despite offering a path to a free upgrade, many users opted out of moving to Windows 10 - a pattern Microsoft has found common with its userbase. (more...)
Haryana joins the bandwagon, bans Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' Haryana joins the bandwagon, bans Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat'
- January 16, 2018

Mr Vij said he had raised the issue in the last cabinet meeting and advised a ban. Gujarat too has banned the film, citing law and order. After Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, it looks like Haryana has also banned the film. Deepika Padukone is all set for her magnum opus film Padmaavat in which she is starring as Queen Padmavati . Padmavati , scheduled for a December 1 release, was postponed due to protests in several states for alleged misrepresentation of history and ... (more...)
HTC U11 Eyes vs best dual Selfie Camera featuring smartphones HTC U11 Eyes vs best dual Selfie Camera featuring smartphones
- January 16, 2018

Called HTC U11 EYEs, the smartphone is now available in China and Taiwan at CNY 3,299 which translates to roughly Rs 32,664. The mid-range smartphone from HTC comes in Black, Silver, and Red colour variants. Under all that shiny glass is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor backed by 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage onboard plus the option for microSD expansion for a further 2TB of space. (more...)
Checking on the Technicals For Healthcare Trust of America I (HTA)
- January 16, 2018

It has outperformed by 9.41% the S&P500. Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE: HTA ) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 25th, Wall Street Journal reports. HTA's profit will be $87.77M for 16.24 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. Zions Bancorporation purchased a new stake in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $120,000. (more...)
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) And Insider Trading Activity NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) And Insider Trading Activity
- January 16, 2018

It has a 55.73 P/E ratio. The Company's GPU product brands are aimed at specialized markets, including GeForce for gamers; Quadro for designers; Tesla and DGX for AI data scientists and big data researchers; and GRID for cloud-based visual computing users. (more...)
Russell Investments Group Ltd. Lowers Stake in Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) Russell Investments Group Ltd. Lowers Stake in Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO)
- January 16, 2018

Medidata Solutions Inc (Medidata) is a provider of cloud-based solutions for life sciences. (NASDAQ: MDSO ) by 7.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm earned "Buy" rating on Sunday, October 22 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $84.54. (more...)
LG's Google Assistant smart display has been beaten with the ugly stick LG's Google Assistant smart display has been beaten with the ugly stick
- January 16, 2018

The voice assistants, then, really are breaking out of the smart speaker casings we're used to seeing. Another advantage that Google Display will have over Amazon's Alexa is that now there is full YouTube integration that Alexa does not have. (more...)
Volunteers mark MLK Day of Service in Philadelphia Volunteers mark MLK Day of Service in Philadelphia
- January 16, 2018

King spent his life working for". The celebrations continue Sunday at 2 p.m. with a wreathing ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr . The Fremont branch of the NAACP is hosting its annual breakfast and city march Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr . (more...)
Ford announces 'Mach 1' its electric SUV for 2020 Ford announces 'Mach 1' its electric SUV for 2020
- January 16, 2018

It was launched by third-generation McQueen family member Molly in a tongue-in-cheek remake of the Bullitt scene. "It has to have the right attitude, it has to be unique in some way from a Mustang GT , and more than anything, it has to be bad ass". (more...)
'WhatsApp Obsolete' error: How to fix the issue in simple steps 'WhatsApp Obsolete' error: How to fix the issue in simple steps
- January 16, 2018

Many users who received this error message have taken to Twitter to vent out their frustration. However, the Play Store does not show any option to update but just displays uninstall and open options. This sounds simple enough, but it seems nearly everyone who tapped on the download button were redirected to the Play Store and told that there were no new updates available to download. (more...)
No New Assets For Dark Souls Remaster, Just 4K Resolution And 60fps No New Assets For Dark Souls Remaster, Just 4K Resolution And 60fps
- January 16, 2018

Not only will they be able to play the first game in the official Dark Souls franchise again, it will be with better graphics and fidelity. Each playthrough surprises you with new challenges and unexpected facets of the game. The game will arrive on May 25th, 2018 for $40 on consoles. Also, it will not have any combat differences, and it will not have HDR lighting, specifically for the PS4 Pro. (more...)
Moto E5 renders leaked, comes with rear fingerprint sensor Moto E5 renders leaked, comes with rear fingerprint sensor
- January 16, 2018

This title belongs to the Motorola Atrix , which, in 2011, became the world's first Android handset to feature a fingerprint sensor (this was two years before Apple launched its first iPhone with TouchID). A notable lack of change is apparent in the charging port which, while not confirmed, does appear to be using the old microUSB standard, rather than the newer USB Type-C design. (more...)
Rumour: Cyberpunk 2077 Will Be Shown in Detail at E3 2018 Rumour: Cyberpunk 2077 Will Be Shown in Detail at E3 2018
- January 16, 2018

According to two different sources, Cyberpunk 2077 will debut a new trailer at this year's E3 and show off a playable, behind closed doors demo. Just last week, we reported that CD Projekt RED has turned the switch back on for Cyberpunk 2077's Twitter account. (more...)
Google's Home, Chromecast products causing Wi-Fi disconnects Google's Home, Chromecast products causing Wi-Fi disconnects
- January 16, 2018

The only way I could get the network up and run is by restarting the router several times. Initial investigations note that the search company's smart speaker creates a problem with TP-link brand routers. Now, it looks like something similar is happening with the Google Home Max . My WiFi network was being pulled down for some reason and this mostly happened when I tried to cast content via the Chromecast. (more...)
Nintendo Switch: Watch today's Direct Mini right here Nintendo Switch: Watch today's Direct Mini right here
- January 16, 2018

We don't have too many specifics but Mario Tennis Aces will be Switch's return to the court with a fancy new story mode alongside it. Finally, the Pokemon spin-off with catch two DLC Waves through its Battle Pack . More information on Mario Tennis Aces will be coming soon, such as a concrete release date. The Jan Nintendo Direct Mini also introduced Ys VIII: Lacrimosa Of DANA , an action RPG with similarities to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 . (more...)
High School Friend Arrested, Charged with Death of Pre-Med Student High School Friend Arrested, Charged with Death of Pre-Med Student
- January 16, 2018

New details are emerging about the behavior and habits of Samuel Lincoln Woodward, the 20-year-old student arrested in connection with the death of Blaze Bernstein . Blaze Bernstein's body was found in Borrego Park a week after he was last seen in the area, police said. But he told the police that he drove Bernstein to the park and left when his friend didn't return. (more...)
Ford will unveil 40 hybrid, electric vehicles within 4 years Ford will unveil 40 hybrid, electric vehicles within 4 years
- January 16, 2018

Molly McQueen , the granddaughter of Steve McQueen, launched the new Ford Mustang Bullitt . The 2019 Mustang Bullitt will be available this summer, though a specific release date and price has not yet been announced. It features a manual transmission with a white cue ball shift knob as a nod to the original. Recaro seats with green stitching are an option. Ford has said that the focus will be on creating electric versions of now existing models, although did not rule out new models ... (more...)
BlackBerry makes auto show debut, announces new vehicle security tool BlackBerry makes auto show debut, announces new vehicle security tool
- January 16, 2018

BlackBerry states that the process is much more streamlined than the "impractical amount of time" it would take to perform a scan manually. Jarvis will be offered to automakers as a pay-as-you-go, cloud-based service. In a statement, Chen called the product a "game-changer" for automakers, saying the product provides the "insights and deep learning needed to ... remain a step ahead of bad actors". (more...)
House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn announced for arcades House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn announced for arcades
- January 16, 2018

There is no word yet on a house release, but this game will probably be hard to port without some kind of gun controller - although the DualShock 4's movement sensing would make it easy to point and shoot enemies like an arcade gun game. The same can be said of the House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn cabinet. The arcade cabinet will allow plays to sit on vibrating seats and also includes air cannons, both of which will kick into action depending on what takes place on screen. (more...)
Is the LG G7 about to be redesigned from scratch? Is the LG G7 about to be redesigned from scratch?
- January 16, 2018

It looks like LG's smartphone business is set to undergo big changes, with reports of alterations to the name - calling into question whether we'll see the G-series continued, or whether a new moniker is adopted. Only time will tell if the new G7 will finally turn around LG's mobile division. The Investor report noted that under former President Juno Cho, the company's smartphone unit posted deficits for 11 straight quarters with an estimated 233 billion won ($219 million) in losses. (more...)
Introducing the Nissan Xmotion concept, design bridging tradition and technology Introducing the Nissan Xmotion concept, design bridging tradition and technology
- January 15, 2018

The Xmotion hints at Nissan's future design language, one the automaker describes as "dynamic" with "understated sculptural beauty". M - Nissan revealed a concept SUV in Detroit and - spoiler alert - it isn't officially tied in with "Star Wars". (more...)
Toyota Avalon's aggressive new style pairs with safety and efficiency Toyota Avalon's aggressive new style pairs with safety and efficiency
- January 15, 2018

For unless you went and installed an aftermarket in-dash unit in your vehicle, you weren't going to find either service in a auto made by Toyota or its luxury brand, Lexus . In the powertrain department, you'll find the choice of a 3.5-liter V-6 or a 2.5-liter inline-4-based hybrid. The V6 is mated to a new 8-speed automatic transmission, while the hybrid system sends its power to the ground via a CVT. (more...)
QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Shares Sold by Ameriprise Financial Inc
- January 15, 2018

Shares of QUALCOMM, Inc . The overall volume in the last trading session was 5 million shares. About 6.26 million shares traded or 48.88% up from the average. The stock has "Buy" rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Monday, July 27. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.31, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. (more...)
New Switch ports and video games announced in Nintendo Direct New Switch ports and video games announced in Nintendo Direct
- January 15, 2018

During the January 2018 Nintendo Direct Mini , Nintendo dated the first Kirby game for the Nintendo Switch. " Mario Tennis Aces " is scheduled to be released during spring this year. The game will feature a variety of missions and boss battles. This game will be releasing this Spring. Also highlighted were online shooter Payday 2 , which will be out next month, and well regarded Japanese role-player Ys VIII . (more...)
'The Last Jedi' Director Reveals Cut Scene Involving 'Game of Thrones' Star 'The Last Jedi' Director Reveals Cut Scene Involving 'Game of Thrones' Star
- January 15, 2018

Its foreign total has climbed to $673.4 million. The Last Jedi is now the tenth highest-grossing release of all time, and should go on to surpass Frozen ($1.2765 billion) and perhaps even Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 ($1.3415 billion) before it ends its run. (more...)
Forza Horizon 3 to get Xbox One X enhancements today Forza Horizon 3 to get Xbox One X enhancements today
- January 15, 2018

In addition to the enhancements for the base game, Microsoft also detailed that Xbox One X support will also extend to the Blizzard Mountain and Hot Wheels expansions for Forza Horizon 3 . There's already a vast number of games which are already "Xbox One X Enhanced" but you can rest assured that more titles will be patched and updated throughout 2018 with visual upgrades to take full advantage of the Xbox One X. (more...)
USDA raises 2017 corn estimate, lowers soybeans from November
- January 15, 2018

Minnesota farmers produced slightly smaller corn and soybean crops a year ago than in 2016, but they produced a record sugar beet crop. Harvested area in 2017, at a record 89.5 million acres, is up 8 percent from 2016. That contrasts with estimates that the USA planted acreage for wheat will be the second smallest on record. All hay stored on Wisconsin farms as of December 1 is estimated at 2.65 million tons, a decrease of 17 percent from 2016. (more...)
Bentley Bentayga Uses Aggression To Hide Smaller Engine Bentley Bentayga Uses Aggression To Hide Smaller Engine
- January 15, 2018

A 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 gasoline engine will arrive for the Bentayga this year in global markets including North America. Produced since 2016, the Bentayga has quickly become Bentley's most popular model, mirroring the wider popularity of SUVs. (more...)