Technology


Fitbit has made home workouts easier with the Coach App for Xbox Fitbit has made home workouts easier with the Coach App for Xbox
- January 18, 2018

However, the company chose to up their game some time ago with the release of Fitbit Coach for PCs and mobile devices. It will also contain tips, motivation, and are dynamic and will also evolve based on the user's set plan, goals, and feedback. (more...)
Over 500000 Google Chrome Users Affected by Malicious Extension Over 500000 Google Chrome Users Affected by Malicious Extension
- January 18, 2018

Security researchers have detected four malicious extensions on the Google Chrome browser recently. At the moment, ICEBRG believes that the extensions they discovered may have been used to scam advertisers who pay on a per-click scheme by generating fake clicks using the infected workstations. (more...)
Sorry, but the iPhone's ugly notch probably won't get smaller until 2019 Sorry, but the iPhone's ugly notch probably won't get smaller until 2019
- January 18, 2018

According to industries, it is heard that Apple is planning to strengthen face sensing function starting from 2019 models. In other words, next year's new iPhones might have a smaller notch . It's because there will also be other components such as the microphone, speaker, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensors. Before the launch of iPhone X , it was expecting that this flagship by Apple will rock the smartphone industry. (more...)
Recent Analysts' Ratings Changes for Enbridge Energy Partners (EEP)
- January 18, 2018

The firm has "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, August 24. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Buy". Morgan Stanley cut shares of Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE:EEP) from an equal weight rating to an underweight rating in a report issued on Thursday, January 11th, Marketbeat Ratings reports. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSM) To Release Earnings
- January 18, 2018

Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA acquired a new stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg . Co. The company has market cap of $213.55 billion. The co's performance for 6 months was moved up of 20.24%, 1-year performance stands at 45.61% and year to date showing surged performance of 8.78%. (more...)
WhatsApp launches an app for small businesses to speak to customers directly WhatsApp launches an app for small businesses to speak to customers directly
- January 18, 2018

Facebook-owned WhatsApp first introduced WhatsApp Business back in September 2016. The tech firm said users can create a business profile for customers to find and get in touch with, as well as create quick reply templates to answer queries or confirm orders in a more timely fashion. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 50-inch 4K HDTV Variant Launched in China Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 50-inch 4K HDTV Variant Launched in China
- January 18, 2018

Xiaomi has launched Mi TV 4A with 50-inch display in China at CNY 2399. The new 50-inch Mi TV 4A has been priced at CNY 2,399 which roughly translates to around Rs 23,840. This appliance also allows in-built storage limit of 8GB. The pre-orders for the Mi TV 4A will start from tomorrow 19th January, Friday and the tv will go on sale starting 23rd January. (more...)
December 2017 US NPD Group Results December 2017 US NPD Group Results
- January 18, 2018

Holiday shoppers purchased 1.5 million Nintendo Switch systems during the five-week reporting period of December, which is a critical month for the video game industry. Let us know your thoughts, in word-based form, below. These titles were: Super Mario Odyssey in third; Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in fourth; The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at came in ninth; and Splatoon 2 at number 16. (more...)
Essential releases Android Oreo Beta 3 build over OTA Essential releases Android Oreo Beta 3 build over OTA
- January 18, 2018

Up until now, two Essential Phone Android Oreo beta builds were released with fairly sizable changelogs. Further, it has incorporated Google Play Protect security scans. When updating to the beta, it would be a good idea to back up any crucial data that you might have on your device like photos. With these updates not only has the new Android version, but the user experience with better interfaces, new generation background management and Enhanced Power Savings feature has also been better ... (more...)
South Korea at 59th in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings South Korea at 59th in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
- January 18, 2018

Italy have stayed 14th in the latest FIFA World Rankings , sandwiched between Colombia and Croatia. The Carthage Eagles of Tunisia toppled Senegal as the moved up four places on the ranking as they now occupy top spot in Africa with Senegal dropping a place. (more...)
Samsung Kicks off Production of 16-Gigabit GDDR6 Memory Samsung Kicks off Production of 16-Gigabit GDDR6 Memory
- January 18, 2018

The company has beaten SK Hynix and Micron , the other two big memory manufacturers. Samsung's 16Gb (2GB) chips are fabricated on a 10nm process and run at 1.35V. A 16Gb chip was planned for later release. Micron does not fare too well either, with its memory modules coming in at around 12Gbps, or about the same speed as its current GDDR5X memory. (more...)
Instagram adds new features for testing Instagram adds new features for testing
- January 18, 2018

Instagram declined to comment directly on the potential feature, sending along a generic response that it's always working on new, cool stuff. So if you are not able to see it on your app yet, it will come to you when Instagram rolls it out to all. (more...)
Google Chromecast Wi-Fi Interruption Issue Fix to Be Issued on Thursday Google Chromecast Wi-Fi Interruption Issue Fix to Be Issued on Thursday
- January 18, 2018

The company explained that under normal circumstances, Google's casting devices are created to wake from a sleep state every so often to communicate with a WiFi router with small bits of data, called "packets". However, this is not the case, if we believe the constructive information provided by the TP-Link team. The issue, according to TP-Link , stemmed from the line of Google Cast products. (more...)
Hike unveils new way to bring billion people onto Data Hike unveils new way to bring billion people onto Data
- January 18, 2018

Mobile messaging service just launched Total, a new service that lets users in India make payments to businesses and transfer money, read news, book train tickets, and chat with their s on the platform - all without mobile data . The company has tied up with Airtel, Aircel, and BSNL as telecom partners. These firms cover more than 42% of the telecom market. The company is also in talks with Vodafone India to join this initiative. (more...)
ShotSpotter, Inc. (SSTI) Analysts See $-0.07 EPS; Cisco Systems, Inc
- January 18, 2018

It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. Connable Office Inc increased its stake in The Mosaic Co (MOS) by 36.94% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 74 investors sold Cisco Systems, Inc. shares while 637 reduced holdings. (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by David R. Rahn & Associates Inc Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by David R. Rahn & Associates Inc
- January 18, 2018

Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE:BBD) has risen 43.32% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Smith Salley & Associates decreased Apple Inc (AAPL) stake by 16.25% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. In related news, insider Eduardo H. Cue sold 65,361 shares of Apple stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 30th. Independent Franchise Partners LLP owned about 0.07% of Apple worth $563,060,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (more...)
WhatsApp Might Launch Its Digital Payments Feature As Early As Next Month WhatsApp Might Launch Its Digital Payments Feature As Early As Next Month
- January 18, 2018

The most widely used messaging app in India is at various stages of integrating its Unified Payments Interface ( UPI )- based payments platform with State Bank of India , ICICI Bank , HDFC Bank and Axis Bank . The uses could then make a peer-to-peer payment through the one-step process of entering the amount and UPI PIN. Some of the major players which have helped the adoption of UPI include digital wallet apps such as Paytm, Google Tez , PhonePe and Bharat Interface for Money ... (more...)
Selena Gomez's Mom Warned Her About Woody Allen, But She Didn't Listen Selena Gomez's Mom Warned Her About Woody Allen, But She Didn't Listen
- January 18, 2018

Recently, Mandy was allegedly rushed to the hospital due to a disagreement she had with Selena over her rekindled relationship with singer, Justin Bieber . No one controls her. Somewhat throwing her daughter under the bus, it appears that Gomez made the executive decision to continue with the movie despite her family and team advising against it. (more...)
Analyst Activity - Credit Suisse Group Reiterates Outperform on Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST)
- January 18, 2018

The average investment recommendation for MNST , taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts, is 2.10, or a buy. Jefferies Group reissued a "buy" rating and set a $65.00 price objective on shares of Monster Beverage in a report on Friday, October 13th. (more...)
Honor 9 Lite launched in India: specifications, price Honor 9 Lite launched in India: specifications, price
- January 18, 2018

The low-end variant will be available at a discount of Rs. 1,000 until the company achieves one million units of sale. The company had, while launching the phone in China last month, promised to make the phone to be available in 14 other countries including India . (more...)
Minecraft Boss Now Spearheads Microsoft's Game Studios Minecraft Boss Now Spearheads Microsoft's Game Studios
- January 18, 2018

The promotion follows on from Spencer's own recent upgrade to the senior management team at Microsoft, as executive vice president with responsibility for the overall strategy across gaming and gaming hardware. "I really look at it first and foremost as an opportunity to serve and provide a leadership layer to the studio heads, so they can focus even more on making great games". (more...)
YouTube Stiffens Its Monetization Policy to Discourage Spammers and Bad Actors YouTube Stiffens Its Monetization Policy to Discourage Spammers and Bad Actors
- January 18, 2018

Most of Paul's viewers are teenagers who are highly impressionable. What are the new rules? In addition, YouTube said its content management staff will manually screen all videos included in Google Preferred - a premium service that grants advertisers access to YouTube's top-viewed content. (more...)
Oppo A83 to launch in India on January 20: Price, specifications, features Oppo A83 to launch in India on January 20: Price, specifications, features
- January 18, 2018

It is dubbed as Oppo A83 and we are already aware of its features as it was first launched in China in December a year ago. Oppo India was teasing the launch for a while and will be available to purchase starting January 20. Being a mid-range Android device, everyone is expecting to get a hands-on of this new generation phone. The phone supports 4G VoLTE and has other features like Wi-Fi 802.1 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, USB type-C charging port, Global Positioning System and dual-SIM support. (more...)
Siri daily news podcast feature rolling out to US, UK, Australia Siri daily news podcast feature rolling out to US, UK, Australia
- January 18, 2018

According to the report, the HomePod's delay is attributable to "fine-tuning of software and hardware integration", a potentially critical final step for a speaker featuring Apple's Siri as a voice-controlled AI assistant. If that's accurate, you'll probably want to have your credit card ready in late January or early February. The feature has to be activated by the hands-free "Hey Siri" prompt used in CarPlay or in the upcoming HomePod's screenless interface. (more...)
Xiaomi acknowledges 'WhatsApp Obsolete' issue, here is a fix to resolve it Xiaomi acknowledges 'WhatsApp Obsolete' issue, here is a fix to resolve it
- January 18, 2018

Also Read: What is Skygofree? Users who are still facing the issue are advised to update WhatsApp on their smartphones. According to Techook , WhatsApp had revealed that the third-party distribution mechanism was faulty and it caused the WhatsApp Obsolete error. (more...)
Over 10 MILLION Folks Watched the OW League's First Week of Games Over 10 MILLION Folks Watched the OW League's First Week of Games
- January 18, 2018

The highest concurrent number of viewers was almost 500,000. On the live event side, every match of the opening week sold out and tickets for week two now range from 85% sold out to fully sold out. "They really put on an fantastic show and fans showed up en masse to support and celebrate Overwatch ". The inaugural season of the Overwatch League kicked off last week with four days of exciting competition. (more...)
Betty White's secret to long life? Vodka and hot dogs Betty White's secret to long life? Vodka and hot dogs
- January 18, 2018

Today is Betty White's 96th birthday, and in true Deadpool fashion, the Merc with the Mouth has a greeting for everyone's favorite Golden Girl . Such was the case this morning when I see the screen and TV legend trending on Twitter; I breathed a huge sigh of relief when I found out that she's in the news because she's 96 years old today. (more...)
Bitcoin slumps down nearly half its peak value Bitcoin slumps down nearly half its peak value
- January 18, 2018

At the same time Ethereum survived the collapse of 20.7%, Ripple "lost" is 30.1%, and a fork of bitcoin Bitcoin Cash - by 23.83%. Bitcoin is now trading at around $11,000, which is a major blow to the value of the "people's currency". (more...)
Google Makes Mobile Page Speed A Ranking Factor In Search Google Makes Mobile Page Speed A Ranking Factor In Search
- January 18, 2018

The company claims, "The 'Speed Update, ' as we're calling it, will only affect pages that deliver the slowest experience to users and will only affect a small percentage of queries". This is not a complete death knell for slow pages in mobil search, but it will certainly help to optimize your page speed as much as possible before the update rolls out. (more...)
New Malicious Link Can Cause Apple's Messages, Safari App To Crash New Malicious Link Can Cause Apple's Messages, Safari App To Crash
- January 18, 2018

In yet another case of random strings crashing iOS devices, we have a new culprit that manages to freeze iPhone. The chaiOS bug, as it's been dubbed, links to a page of code on GitHub. From there, he said, the app won't load any messages and will continue to crash. "Nasty. But, thankfully, more of a nuisance than something that will lead to data being stolen from your computer or a malicious hacker being able to access your files". (more...)