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Samsung designed a 2018 Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8 Samsung designed a 2018 Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8
- January 17, 2018

The phones will have a shiny white back panel with a golden five-ring Olympics logo. No word about what public-facing promotions either Samsung or LG will want to put out in conjunction with the games themselves, but the 23rd Winter Olympic Games will officially begin on February 9. (more...)
Analyst Research and Recommendations: Coty Inc. (COTY), Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP)
- January 17, 2018

Barclays Public Ltd Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in Dillard's, Inc. The stock increased 0.39% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $26. The firm has "Hold" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, August 31. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, September 2 with "Neutral". (more...)
New Xbox Elite controller revealed in leaked images New Xbox Elite controller revealed in leaked images
- January 17, 2018

Several images have been posted on Chinese site Baidu that appear to show a second version of the Xbox Elite controller . The images on show, unfortunately, only give us a limited view of the revamped controller, with only a few minor changes like a new glossy finish under the thumbstick standing out as visible departures from the current model. (more...)
New Android malware has advanced spying capabilities New Android malware has advanced spying capabilities
- January 17, 2018

A new malware issue with Android operating systems sees anyone with WhatsApp could have their private messages stolen or be recorded without knowing. Skygofree, which has been active since 2014, can go as far as listening in on conversations when a mobile device enters a particular location. "High end mobile malware is very hard to identify and block and the developers behind Skygofree have clearly used this to their advantage: creating and evolving an implant that can spy extensively on ... (more...)
New Gundam Breaker Announced for the West by Bandai Namco New Gundam Breaker Announced for the West by Bandai Namco
- January 17, 2018

According to the press release, the new IP revolves around Gunpla, which is basically Japanse slang for collecting and building plastic model Gundams. New Gundam Breaker is now under development using Unreal Engine 4 and will be released exclusively for PlayStation 4 sometime in 2018. The ability to switch parts and make a personalized Gundam is something I can't recall from any incarnation of the series. (more...)
Microsoft gains competitive edge over AWS in cloud computing market Microsoft gains competitive edge over AWS in cloud computing market
- January 17, 2018

Microsoft clenched the win over AWS for the fourth quarter of 2017. Microsoft gained four percent of the market share, increasing from 16 percent to 20 percent, with Google making up the remaining two percent of AWS' previous portion of the pie, according to research firm KeyBanc analysts . (more...)
Under Armour, Inc. (UA), Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ITUB)
- January 17, 2018

Susquehanna International Group Llp who had been investing in Bank Montreal Que (Put) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $52.87B market cap company. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, October 15. The company was downgraded on Friday, April 8 by Citigroup. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Itau Unibanco from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. (more...)
$1.87 EPS Expected for HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA)
- January 17, 2018

The stock increased 2.10% or $1.83 during the last trading session, reaching $88.8. Stifel Financial Corp lowered its position in shares of HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) by 43.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover to open R&D centre in Ireland Jaguar Land Rover to open R&D centre in Ireland
- January 17, 2018

He said that while JLR's business remains centred in Britain the Shannon team "strengthens our worldwide engineering capabilities and complements our existing team of more than 10,000 engineers based in the UK". The firm's first fully electric SUV, the Jaguar I-Pace, goes on sale later this year. Jaguar Land Rover is looking for software engineers with experience in a range of disciplines such as artificial intelligence, safety critical systems and vehicle architecture. (more...)
(INTC) Shares Bought by West Coast Financial LLC
- January 17, 2018

Argi Investment Services Llc who had been investing in Chevron Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $251.33 billion market cap company. As per Friday, January 15, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 20 by UBS. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $513.86 million activity. (more...)
Facebook to Simplify Messenger Facebook to Simplify Messenger
- January 17, 2018

Over the past couple of years, we've seen Facebook pack Messenger with a bunch of different features, whether that's processing payments or playing games with friends. Marcus concedes that as the company raced to build these new features, the app became too cluttered. Facebook Messenger has an interesting history. (more...)
Smart Speakers Appear To be Popular In The US Smart Speakers Appear To be Popular In The US
- January 17, 2018

That's compared to the 16 per cent who now own a smart speaker. Over the holidays, 7% of respondents received a smart speaker, with 4% of respondents receiving their first smart speaker. Earlier this month, market researcher Canalys predicted that the global market for smart speakers will soar to over 56 million units, heavily concentrated in the U.S. (more...)
Far Cry 5 trailer offers a look at wildlife and co-op mayhem Far Cry 5 trailer offers a look at wildlife and co-op mayhem
- January 17, 2018

The rural United States of America setting not only changes how the action unfolds, but it also worked to create a more grounded experience for myself. A month ago, the company announced the transfer of several of their releases, like Far Cry 5 , and The 2 Crew to make these projects even better. Fournier specifically talks about the satisfaction that is found in having one player fly in a helicopter up above while another player takes to the ground in combat or navigates the world via truck. (more...)
Determining the stand-point of: Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR)
- January 16, 2018

It has underperformed by 1.88% the S&P500. The biggest institutional shareholders in Interactive Brokers Group , Inc. include Vanguard Group Inc which owns 6 million shares in the company valued at $283.75 million. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Monday, April 3 the stock rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to "Underperform". (more...)
Display Fingerprint Sensor Comes Away from CES on Wave of Acclaim Display Fingerprint Sensor Comes Away from CES on Wave of Acclaim
- January 16, 2018

Now, the Vivo X20 Plus UD has received certification from TENAA , China's electronics regulatory authority. Interestingly, though, some people were calling the phone the Vivo X20 Plus during CES , but the X20 Plus is the regular variant with a fingerprint scanner on the back panel and the Vivo X20 Plus UD is the one with the in-display fingerprint scanner. (more...)
Theme Hospital creators working on spiritual successor with Sega Theme Hospital creators working on spiritual successor with Sega
- January 16, 2018

Some were being extremely hopeful that the company might be announcing a Dreamcast 2, but we'll take Two Point Hospital without any complaints. Its announcement trailer echoes the same absurdness as the classic it draws inspiration from, with "Light Headedness" resembling the similarly whacky Bloaty Head from the original. (more...)
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO)
- January 16, 2018

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 1.89 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell. (more...)
What Does The Data Behind The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Suggest?
- January 16, 2018

About 7.50 million shares traded or Infinity% up from the average. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Burney Co decreased its stake in Mylan Nv (MYL) by 7.96% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $130.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. (more...)
Which Way Traders Signposts Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI), Arconic Inc. (ARNC) Stocks? Which Way Traders Signposts Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI), Arconic Inc. (ARNC) Stocks?
- January 16, 2018

Frontier Capital Management Co. Oppenheimer Asset Management holds 9,533 shares. The Provident Investment Management Inc holds 402,848 shares with $42.40M value, down from 414,963 last quarter. Stonebridge Cap Mgmt invested 0.18% of its portfolio in FireEye, Inc. Da Davidson And Com reported 0.02% stake. 116.44 million shares or 0.85% less from 117.44 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (more...)
Apple hiring for work from home positions Apple hiring for work from home positions
- January 16, 2018

Apple is looking to fill almost 50 "at home" positions, including advisor, team manager, and area manager roles. "If you love exploring the ways technology helps you do all your favorite things, you'll probably be great at sharing your knowledge with others", the job listing reads. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins patch lands tomorrow, adds new quest and map regions Assassin's Creed Origins patch lands tomorrow, adds new quest and map regions
- January 16, 2018

On older Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered will run at 1080p. Owners of Assassin's Creed Origins will see a pretty sizeable update (3GB on Xbox One and PlayStation 4) available for the game from today. (more...)
First Look at the 2018 Lexus LS First Look at the 2018 Lexus LS
- January 16, 2018

And that is because of the powerful hybrid powertrain of the LS, which catapults it to 100kmph from standstill in just over five seconds. Lexus have brought their flagship sedan to India, the LS 500h and this is the first Japanese contender in the super luxury sedan segment dominated by the Europeans. (more...)
Maersk and IBM to launch blockchain joint venture Maersk and IBM to launch blockchain joint venture
- January 16, 2018

The aim of the new company will be to offer a jointly developed global trade digitisation platform that will address the need to provide more transparency and simplicity in the movement of goods across borders and trading zones. - A shipping information pipeline will provide end-to-end supply chain visibility to enable all actors involved in managing a supply chain to securely and seamlessly exchange information about shipment events in real time. (more...)
Conference title games set Conference title games set
- January 16, 2018

By the end of the first quarter of Saturday's AFC Divisional Round playoff game, the Tennessee Titans led 7-0 after a very well-organized 11-play, 95-yard drive led by Marcus Mariota . Deatrich Wise Jr., a fourth-round draft pick , had two of New England's eight sacks. "The game's going to be decided by who plays the best, not who hypes the best or speaks the best". (more...)
Former Michigan Running Back Named To Olympic Bobsled Team Former Michigan Running Back Named To Olympic Bobsled Team
- January 16, 2018

The two-man competition in Pyeongchang is February 18-19, and the four-man competition is February 24-25. He will be a pusher on the four-man team driven by Nick Cunningham, the best of the three driver on Team U.S.A. In 2008, he was a running back for MI where he rushed for 486 yards and three touchdowns, before transferring to Rice for the rest of his career. He moved around several practice squads in the NFL and had a brief stint in the Canadian Football League as well. (more...)
Automotive Inflator Market Dynamics, Segments, Size and Demand 2017 Automotive Inflator Market Dynamics, Segments, Size and Demand 2017
- January 16, 2018

The "Global and Chinese Gas BBQ Grills Industry, 2012-2022 Market Research Report" is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Gas BBQ Grills industry with a focus on the Chinese market. The information collected from market participants operating across key sectors of the market value chain were used to perform a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the market and the overall information is included in this Cloud Data Quality Radar market report. (more...)
Here's How Sakura Will Play in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Here's How Sakura Will Play in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition
- January 16, 2018

There's remixes of classic tracks, bonus levels that have you breaking barrels (as you would in past Street Fighter games), and secret boss fights. Of course, this timetable may change so be sure to check out the Street Fighter account and the Street Fighter Server Twitter account for regular updates. (more...)
State legislatures pushing for restoration of net neutrality rules State legislatures pushing for restoration of net neutrality rules
- January 16, 2018

Senate, the U.S. House and President Donald Trump. Congressman Welch will be joining 79 House colleagues in introducing legislation to overturn the FCC rule and restore net neutrality. "Today's new rule would enable ISPs to charge consumers more to access sites like Facebook and Twitter and give them the leverage to degrade [the] high quality of video streaming until and unless somebody pays them more money". (more...)
AmazonĀ“s Echo Spot is coming to the United Kingdom later this month
- January 16, 2018

But this year, Google is putting major marketing resources behind its digital helper. Hardware makers' varying strategies and decisions, described in interviews with Reuters at this week's consumer electronics industry's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) conference in Las Vegas, reflect differing strengths of Google, Amazon and peers. (more...)
Joseph Parker Reacts To Anthony Joshua Refusing To Shake His Hand Joseph Parker Reacts To Anthony Joshua Refusing To Shake His Hand
- January 16, 2018

He added: 'It's about making history now, we are always moving in that direction. Joshua , the London 2012 Olympic super-heavyweight champion, unified the WBA and IBF titles with a dramatic and hard-fought win over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley in April before retaining both belts against Carlos Takam in a late-stoppage win in Cardiff in October. (more...)