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South Korean Prosecutors Are Investigating Apple Over The iPhone Throttling Controversy South Korean Prosecutors Are Investigating Apple Over The iPhone Throttling Controversy
- January 22, 2018

This week, Cook promised that forthcoming versions of iOS would let users with degraded batteries turn off throttling entirely - though Apple hasn't addressed more consumer-friendly measures like designing phones such that users can easily replace their own batteries. (more...)
Microsoft announces Windows 10 PCs starting at $189 Microsoft announces Windows 10 PCs starting at $189
- January 22, 2018

There's also the Lenovo 300e which is an affordable 2-in-1 convertible PC with pen support for $279. Microsoft , PBS and NASA will deliver "Bringing the Universe to America's Classrooms" to AR and VR headsets. Microsoft is also tweaking Word for Mac, Outlook desktop, and OneNote for iPad / Mac to include a new immersive reader that helps with reading and writing. (more...)
Nokia 10 could feature an impressive penta-lens camera configuration Nokia 10 could feature an impressive penta-lens camera configuration
- January 22, 2018

After HMD Global acquired the brand and released the new Nokia phones, it did not come with the well known Carl Zeiss lens which showed in the quality of their camera technology. The smartphone could be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. Additionally, Nokia's invitation reads as "Welcome Home" and "Join us at the Home of Nokia Phones" and asks for a registration for a "house key". (more...)
Kolkata Derby: East Bengal's Khalid Jamil - We should have been more defensive Kolkata Derby: East Bengal's Khalid Jamil - We should have been more defensive
- January 22, 2018

Asked whether their I-League title hopes went up in smoke, Jamil said: "I can't comment about it right now". He has been a crucial part of the team. Mohun Bagan were all over East Bengal from start to finish in a performance few would have expected ahead of the game. (more...)
McConnell opposes Trump on ending filibusters McConnell opposes Trump on ending filibusters
- January 22, 2018

However, the Republicans are unlikely to opt for this, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. As legislation in the Senate requires 60 votes to pass, and Republicans have a narrow 51-49 majority, Trump on Sunday urged senators to change the chamber's rules to a simple majority - and work instead on a long term spending bill . (more...)
Barclays Analysts Give Apple (AAPL) a $174.00 Price Target
- January 22, 2018

The stock increased 0.70% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $37.18. About 27.92M shares traded. Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBK) has risen 39.25% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, August 2 by UBS. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, February 21 with "Overweight". Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. (more...)
Millie Bobby Brown Wore White Converse on the SAG Awards Red Carpet Millie Bobby Brown Wore White Converse on the SAG Awards Red Carpet
- January 22, 2018

Brown arrived at the SAG Awards red carpet wearing a ballerina-pink sequined dress from Calvin Klein by Appointment . The future of Brown's career, and the accompanying red carpet routines, is undoubtedly bright and equally chic-but for tonight, her sense of youthful buoyancy, hair buns and all, feels right on time. (more...)
North Korean athletes will compete at Winter Olympics, IOC says North Korean athletes will compete at Winter Olympics, IOC says
- January 22, 2018

A senior Cheong Wa Dae official made the remarks on Sunday, saying that the formation of the joint ice hockey team seems to have been arranged rationally. "Let us not forget that such an agreement would have seemed impossible only a few weeks ago", Bach said, in an apparent reference to the feverish tension triggered previous year by the North's repeated missile tests. (more...)
Audiobooks are coming very soon to Google Play Audiobooks are coming very soon to Google Play
- January 22, 2018

They weren't-or, rather, tapping the banner now takes you to a 404 error page within the app and on the web . According to report in 9to5Google, Google on Friday ran a promotional banner announcing the arrival of the audiobooks in the Play Store. (more...)
Tens Of Thousands Of Women March In Call To Action
- January 22, 2018

Other prominent cities where thousands of people took to the streets on Saturday were Washington, Denver, San Francisco and Los Angeles, the latter with more notoriety because it concentrates much of the national film industry. Contributing: Doug Stanglin in McLean, Va.; Donna Leinwand in Zurich; Alia Dastagir in New York; Andrea Mandell in Los Angeles; Annysa Johnson of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. (more...)
Facebook to highlight 'trustworthy' publishers in News Feed Facebook to highlight 'trustworthy' publishers in News Feed
- January 22, 2018

This change will only apply to US users, although - if successful - Facebook plans to enforce the effort internationally. "There's too much sensationalism, misinformation and polarization in the world today", Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post. (more...)
Automated Amazon Go Store Opens Doors in Seattle on Monday Automated Amazon Go Store Opens Doors in Seattle on Monday
- January 22, 2018

Though the tech giant notes that cashiers would still be needed if items being sold included restricted products like alcohol, Go allows cashiers to be eliminated in a convenience store, which is the model that will officially open on the company's Seattle campus on January 22, according to the Wall Street Journal . (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Upgraded by Vetr to Buy Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Upgraded by Vetr to Buy
- January 21, 2018

Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 1,847 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $139,000 after purchasing an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. 235,000 are held by Bronson Point Mngmt Ltd Liability. Jane Street Group Limited holds 0.04% or 176,962 shares in its portfolio. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. (more...)
Apple HomePod Gets FCC Approval Ahead of Release Apple HomePod Gets FCC Approval Ahead of Release
- January 21, 2018

That's when Apple initially said that it expected to launch the device sometime in December of 2017, but we're already in January 2018 and still no HomePod launch. As it stands right now, the launch of the Apple Homepod appears to rely much on Inventec begin shipping devices to Apple. Suppliers are confident that sales of the HomePod will have the opportunity to pass the 10 million unit milestone, as its competitor, the Echo, has only managed to sell 1 million units, despite glowing reviews ... (more...)
Apple steps up U.S. investment after tax changes Apple steps up U.S. investment after tax changes
- January 21, 2018

Overall, Apple plans to invest more than $30bn into its U.S. operations, establishing a new campus and creating more than 20,000 jobs. Apple now hires 84,000 people in the U.S. The group said it would invest more than $30bn to expand its U.S. operations, including a new United States campus, data centres and moves to create more than 20,000 jobs over a five-year horizon. (more...)
Kurdish YPG says Turkey shelling Afrin heavily Kurdish YPG says Turkey shelling Afrin heavily
- January 21, 2018

Ankara recently denounced a USA plan to set up an SDF-led 30,000-strong border security force in Kurdish-controlled areas, purportedly to guard against a resurgence of IS. Tillerson said the "entire situation has been mis-portrayed, mis-described, some people misspoke". Governor Mehmet Tekinarslan told an Anadolu Agency reporter that only one person suffered slight injuries in the event due to scattered glass pieces on their face. (more...)
Women's marches to encourage liberals, Democrats to run for office
- January 21, 2018

Crowds in Washington were upbeat and blinking into the the bright sunny day. Rather than dwelling on the successful expansion of their cause, however, activists in Canada and overseas used the events to focus on the future. Both groups are running projects aimed at boosting voter registration rates and reversing voter suppression. The 2017 rally in Washington, D.C., and hundreds of similar marches created solidarity for those denouncing President Donald Trump's views on abortion, ... (more...)
IBM Finally Returns To Growth, But It's Not All Good News IBM Finally Returns To Growth, But It's Not All Good News
- January 20, 2018

Also, currency exchange rates have been working in its favor lately, accounting for 3 percentage points of revenue after years of being a headwind. The growth is significant considering the global tech giant was pummeled with 22 previous quarters that saw flat or negative year-over-year revenue growth. (more...)
Call of Duty WWII to Receive Exciting New Free Content Call of Duty WWII to Receive Exciting New Free Content
- January 20, 2018

Finally, The Resistance also includes new weapons and gear. The event features free content, available to all players, such as the new Resistance Division, new weapons and uniforms used in uprisings. Prop Hunt: This fan-favorite game mode also makes its debut in Call of Duty: WWII , as players will have the opportunity to hide in plain site as objects, while the enemy team hunts them down. (more...)
NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance
- January 20, 2018

This repurchase authorization authorizes the technology company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Last quarter, the company saw 256.87 million in total revenues. NetScout Systems (NTCT) opened at $26.77 on Friday. Qs Investors Llc has invested 0% in NetScout Systems, Inc. Metropolitan Life Ins Ny holds 12,621 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. (more...)
Winter storm warnings issued in Texas as arctic cold blasts US Winter storm warnings issued in Texas as arctic cold blasts US
- January 20, 2018

The snow will taper off from north to south Monday night through later Tuesday morning. The snow could create slippery and risky driving conditions in Franklin Township. As the day goes on, the precipitation is expected to change from rain to snow, in the hours between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Strong Northwest winds will drive the wind chill to near 0 degrees by daybreak on Wednesday . (more...)
WhatsApp Begins Rolling Out App Aimed at Small Businesses WhatsApp Begins Rolling Out App Aimed at Small Businesses
- January 20, 2018

A lot of businesses are moving to Whatsapp to respond to their customers in a timely manner and to make it easy to manage their employee group. While the Facebook-owned app is one of the world's most popular in terms of messaging and has been enjoying impressive growth, the company wants to draw more revenue from enterprises. (more...)
Watch Aly Raisman's blistering statement at Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing Watch Aly Raisman's blistering statement at Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing
- January 20, 2018

A Lansing area native, Wieber came up as a young gymnastic training at Twistars, a local club named in dozens of lawsuits filed by Nassar victims, along with Michigan State University, where Nassar worked for years, as well as USA Gymnastics, where Nassar volunteered his services treating Team USA women. (more...)
4 policemen injured in grenade blast in Pulwama of JK 4 policemen injured in grenade blast in Pulwama of JK
- January 20, 2018

SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam Choudary while talking to a news agency said militants attacked a naka party of police outside the police station. Security forces immediately cordoned off the area to hunt for the militants. " Our five personnel suffered injured and have been hospitalized ", SSP said. The explosion also damaged many parked vehicles in tehsil office, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. (more...)
Dow industrials end decrease as Boeing shares weigh
- January 20, 2018

The Nasdaq composite added 40 points, or 0.6 percent, to 7,336. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has topped the 26,000 mark for the first time, a new landmark in the Wall Street stock market boom that has gathered pace since the new year. (more...)
Verizon Go Unlimited plan will include Canada and Mexico soon
- January 20, 2018

As many of you know, Verizon offers two different unlimited plans, Go Unlimited and Beyond Unlimited . One thing to be aware of, though: You'll only have 500MB of 4G LTE speeds each day. Go Unlimited customers also get unlimited calling from the United States to Mexico and Canada at no extra cost. This feature mimics the way that global travel is set up in Beyond Unlimited, the pricier of Verizon's three recent unlimited plan options among those available to individuals and families. (more...)
OnePlus Launches Lava Red OnePlus 5T; Mumbai Store Opening Today! OnePlus Launches Lava Red OnePlus 5T; Mumbai Store Opening Today!
- January 20, 2018

OnePlus describes it as a radiant red colour which is inspired by the dynamic nature of lava with colours that change under different types of light. While an additional color has subsequently made its way to India in the form of the Sandstone White Star Wars limited edition, this is also now out of stock. (more...)
IBM returns to growth after six years IBM returns to growth after six years
- January 20, 2018

Despite breaking a 22-quarter curse of declining revenues, Big Blue's Q4 did little to impress the stock market. The company's shares dropped 4.3 per cent in after-hours trading. Revenue rose 3.6% to $22.54bn, beating analysts' estimates of $22.06bn, thanks in small part to a 30% jump in revenue from the firm's cloud business. (more...)
Walmart hosting free health screening event in Baton Rouge Saturday Walmart hosting free health screening event in Baton Rouge Saturday
- January 20, 2018

This free health screening offers blood glucose testing, blood pressure testing, body mass index measurements, and low-priced immunizations. New this year, the corporation is introducing a virtual reality experience in some stores to help people stop smoking. (more...)
Russians to get 'neutral' gray, red uniforms for Olympics Russians to get 'neutral' gray, red uniforms for Olympics
- January 20, 2018

The sporting integrity of the Games is vital, and we are committed to working with our partners to ensure that PyeongChang 2018 provides a level playing field for all clean athletes. Valerie Fourneyron, the former French Sports Minister leading the invitation process, said the pool also left out any Russians who had been suspended in the past for doping offenses. (more...)