Technology


WhatsApp Payments spotted on beta version in India WhatsApp Payments spotted on beta version in India
- February 08, 2018

As of now, WhatsApp beta v2.18.21 for iOS has the payments option enabled. You will see a list of banks in WhatsApp from which you can select your bank. Tapping on this Payments option takes you to a new screen to set up your UPI account, given you haven't already done so. If you have never used the UPI based transaction service before then, you will be asked to register, and after successful registration, you will proceed with the transactions. (more...)
SpaceX Is Streaming Live Feed From The Tesla Roadster In Space SpaceX Is Streaming Live Feed From The Tesla Roadster In Space
- February 08, 2018

For the Heavy's inaugural flight, the rocket will carry up Elon Musk's roadster. Though it is not as tall or wide as United Launch Alliance's Delta 4-Heavy, it has more than twice the capability of any rocket now on the market and nearly as much as NASA's new SLS launcher. (more...)
Bryan Fuller Leaves Apple's 'Amazing Stories' Reboot Bryan Fuller Leaves Apple's 'Amazing Stories' Reboot
- February 08, 2018

The iPhone X maker, on the other hand, wants the series to have family friendly content to ensure that it will appeal to a wider audience and be tame enough to be shown in an Apple Store. Steven Spielberg, who created the original series , was not involved at the time. When Spielberg joined the project, he moved it to Apple after reaching a deal with the tech giant. (more...)
Tesla sticks with Model 3 production targets Tesla sticks with Model 3 production targets
- February 08, 2018

About 1.46 million shares traded or 6.26% up from the average. Some analysts had expected Tesla's cash burn to slow down, but warned that it remains a risk. Branderiz Eric had sold 1,736 shares worth $589,355. (NASDAQ: TSLA ) or 99 shares. Musk Kimbal sold $748,311 worth of stock. The insider FIELD JOHN DOUGLAS sold 1,400 shares worth $476,944. (more...)
Citigroup Increases Snap (SNAP) Price Target to $18.00 Citigroup Increases Snap (SNAP) Price Target to $18.00
- February 08, 2018

The figure surpassed analyst's expectations of 184.2 million users . "Our business really came together towards the end of previous year", said Evan Spiegel , Snap's chief executive, on a conference call on Tuesday evening. Shares traded at $17.09 after the bell, up 22%, and had traded even higher. The stock's sudden reversal took it above the $17 (€13.76) IPO price after more than six months in the doldrums. (more...)
The Winter Olympics 2018: Five things to watch for during the games
- February 08, 2018

The team of John Morris of Canmore, Alta. and Winnipeg's Kaitlyn Lawes will go head to head with the US before taking on China and Finland. KING OF THE HILLS: The only thing missing from Mikael Kingsbury's impressive trophy case is an Olympic gold medal, and the freestyle skiing superstar from Deux-Montagnes, Que., wants to remedy that in Pyeongchang. (more...)
A Glimpse Into Insider Trading And Ownership At Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)
- February 08, 2018

With 100 avg volume, 28616 days are for GEMALTO NV (OTCMKTS:GTOFF)'s short sellers to cover GTOFF's short positions. After going under observation of traders 5.89 million shares traded at hands. Its up 0.22, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 61 investors sold WLL shares while 64 reduced holdings. The company has a total of 96.45 Million shares outstanding. (more...)
Tesla Fourth-Quarter Earnings Beat, Maintains Model 3 Production Target
- February 08, 2018

Electric auto maker Tesla's fourth-quarter 2017 revenue matched Wall Street's expectations Wednesday, but the firm racked up a higher-than-expected loss and reported no improvement - and a lack of confidence - in the production timeline for its Model 3 sedan. (more...)
EVO 2018 Won't Include Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite EVO 2018 Won't Include Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite
- February 08, 2018

The Evo 2018 lineup announcement comes weeks after the first-ever Evo Japan event, which saw ARMS , Tekken 7, Street Fighter V, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, BlazBlue Central Fiction, The King of Fighters XIV and Super Smash Bros. King of Fighters 14 is notably absent, as is Marvel vs Capcom's newest offering, Infinite . The Evolution Championship Series (EVO ) is the largest and longest-running fighting game tournament in the world, and the lineup for the weekend showcase of the best ... (more...)
Westpac Banking Corp Has $2.72 Million Stake in Zynga Inc (ZNGA)
- February 08, 2018

It fall, as 25 investors sold ZNGA shares while 61 reduced holdings. Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States and internationally. (more...)
Irobot Corp (NASDAQ:IRBT) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 1.07
- February 08, 2018

Benchmark maintained iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ) on Monday, October 17 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, January 6. 1 analysts call it Underweight, while 0 think it is Overweight. In other iRobot news, CEO Colin M. Angle sold 45,200 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 26th. (more...)
Wall Street Gains as Volatility Eases, Dow Jumps 200 Points Wall Street Gains as Volatility Eases, Dow Jumps 200 Points
- February 08, 2018

Zhang Ming, a senior economist at Beijing's Chinese Academy of Social Sciences who warned about the potential volatility of the US stock market in the Communist Party's flagship People's Daily a month ago, agreed. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index sank 1.1 percent. After months of unusual calm, fear has raced back onto Wall Street. The Cboe Volatility Index, a measure of market anxiety, dropped 27 percent. (more...)
Google Drive Now Works Better With Microsoft Office Files Google Drive Now Works Better With Microsoft Office Files
- February 08, 2018

To start with, users can now comment on a given Microsoft Office document or spreadsheet directly in the Google Drive file preview, so long as it's been uploaded to the platform. You simply have to highlight the part you want to comment on in Preview mode (like what you'd do on a G Suite file), click the Comment icon that pops up and type what you want to say. (more...)
Betting On Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) ? Betting On Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) ?
- February 08, 2018

Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ:ATVI) touched its 1-Year High price of $74.94 on 01/31/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $38.93 on 02/09/17. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500. Federated Investors Inc Pa accumulated 0.04% or 200,333 shares. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Egerton (Uk) Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 9.06M shares. Fiera Cap reported 0% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (more...)
Google Pixel 2′s camera app does not use the Pixel Visual Core Google Pixel 2′s camera app does not use the Pixel Visual Core
- February 08, 2018

Further, Google has also stated that the phone's custom-made image processing unit will be accessible to third-party apps. Regardless of which app you choose to capture a photo, you can now expect bright, detailed and clear shots after installing the latest update. (more...)
Shahid Kapoor to not attend Padmaavat's success party to avoid Ranveer Singh? Shahid Kapoor to not attend Padmaavat's success party to avoid Ranveer Singh?
- February 08, 2018

Prior, reports expressed that Shahid was troubled with the trailer that focussed on Ranveer's character Alauddin Khilji that dominated his part of Maharawal Ratan Singh. The period dramatization has gotten huge love from the audience and obviously, the group is to a great degree thrilled. Recent reports suggested that Padmaavat has already crossed the Rs 400 crore mark at the worldwide box office. (more...)
Xbox Unveils Sea of Thieves Seagate Hard Drive, Custom Controller Stand Xbox Unveils Sea of Thieves Seagate Hard Drive, Custom Controller Stand
- February 08, 2018

Visually, the external hard drive game drive is colored in deep purple and features the notable Sea of Thieves glowing skull as well as a hint of gold, similar to the color found on the Xbox Wireless Controller's right trigger. The Seagate Game Drive will be available in the US, Canada, France, Germany and the United Kingdom starting March 20 for $89.99. The Special Edition Sea of Thieves Xbox Pro Charging Stand also features a battery cover, rechargeable battery and a 6-foot power cord. (more...)
Microsoft releases Cortana for iPad Microsoft releases Cortana for iPad
- February 08, 2018

Microsoft's Cortana has been competing with Apple's Siri on iPhone for quite some time, but the latest update finally brings the digital assistant to iPad. In addition, the changelist for the app points out that Cortana now opens 20% faster. Version 2.6.8 adds the feature with an "exclusive layout and interface for your iPad". (more...)
Piper Jaffray Companies Increases Match Group (MTCH) Price Target to $40.00 Piper Jaffray Companies Increases Match Group (MTCH) Price Target to $40.00
- February 07, 2018

With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too late to buy Match Group, Inc . The average daily volatility for the week was at 3.73%, which was 0.58 higher than that in the past month. (NASDAQ: MTCH ), 7 rate it "Buy", 6 "Outperform", 4 "Underperform", 0 "Sell", while 0 "Hold". Piper Jaffray Companies boosted their target price on Match Group to $40.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on Monday. (more...)
Nest is being swallowed up by Google's hardware team Nest is being swallowed up by Google's hardware team
- February 07, 2018

As part of the Alphabet reporting structure, Nest hasn't had to report sales. Nest boasts that it sold more hardware devices last year than it had in the combined two years before it. The move unifies Google's growing hardware team, which designs smartphones, laptops and speakers, with Nest, which sells video doorbells, security cameras and thermostats that automatically adjust settings based on user behavior. (more...)
What's Propelling Alexion Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:ALXN) After Higher Shorts Reported?
- February 07, 2018

The relative volume of the stock is 0.96, while its market cap is $25.6 Billion. The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $44.74. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 28 by Wedbush. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, September 5 by Cowen & Co. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q3. (more...)
Ford Released Brand New Ranger Raptor Today Ford Released Brand New Ranger Raptor Today
- February 07, 2018

It was just last month that Ford revealed the new US-market Ranger at the Detroit Auto Show, and now the wraps are finally off the highly-anticipated Raptor version of the small truck. "Raptor's race-bred suspension has been specifically crafted to tackle undulating terrain at high-speed while remaining in complete control and comfort". (more...)
Bring law to punish those who call Indian Muslims 'Pakistani', says Owaisi Bring law to punish those who call Indian Muslims 'Pakistani', says Owaisi
- February 07, 2018

The population of Muslims in India is roughly estimated at around 179 million. "What are Muslims doing in India anyway; they should go and live in Bangladesh or Pakistan". Bareilly district magistrate Vikram Singh recently came under fire over a Facebook post in which he wrote: "A very odd trend has started of late". The AIMIM Chief's comments have come in wake of Bareilly's District Magistrate's (DM) questioning the "trend" of "entering Muslim localities by force, raising anti-Pakistan ... (more...)
IOC refuses to invite acquitted Russian athletes IOC refuses to invite acquitted Russian athletes
- February 07, 2018

Thirteen Russian athletes and two coaches whose life bans for doping were lifted by a top sports court may be invited to take part in the Pyeongchang Olympics, the IOC said Saturday. The most expensive seat for Fridays opening ceremony is $1,400. Some others, particularly Russia's top bobsledders from the 2014 Sochi Olympics , have already retired. (more...)
18 million AppleWatches shipped in 2017; breaks Fitbit's record 18 million AppleWatches shipped in 2017; breaks Fitbit's record
- February 07, 2018

Apple has shipped over 18 Million Apple Watches in the year 2017 which is indeed a record breaking number by the giant. Apple also experienced a successful Q4 2017 for smartphone sales beating out Samsung to become the number one supplier of smartphones globally for that quarter, although Samsung still took the top spot for the year. (more...)
Play Time Management, custom wallpapers coming with the PlayStation 4 update Play Time Management, custom wallpapers coming with the PlayStation 4 update
- February 07, 2018

Even if you are not in the beta program, we wanted to give you a sneak preview of features you can expect in this update . If your child is on the PS4 a little too often, or too late in the evening, you can set restrictions that only allow for a certain amount of time during preset hours. (more...)
Xiaomi slated to launch Redmi 5 in India on Valentine's Day Xiaomi slated to launch Redmi 5 in India on Valentine's Day
- February 07, 2018

The company has already sent out media invites for an event on Valentine's Day in New Delhi, India. Now as according to report by Techhook , Xiaomi will launch the Redmi Note 5 at the event as they have found a couple of mentions about the device in the Websites source code. (more...)
Chelsea, the players save Conte's job Chelsea, the players save Conte's job
- February 07, 2018

After winning the Premier League at the end of last season, Conte signed a two-year deal with Chelsea last summer, meaning his contract expires at the end of the 2018-19 season. "I try to do everything and, if this is enough ok, otherwise the club take a different decision. We played with fear", Conte stated at his post-match presser. (more...)
Sega seem to be teasing Puyo Puyo Tetris Steam release Sega seem to be teasing Puyo Puyo Tetris Steam release
- February 07, 2018

The game, which features a host of multiplayer modes as well as a frankly weird single player story, will feature customisable controls, mouse-driven menu support and a host of resolution options on PC. Players on PC will also exclusively get the option to play with Japanese audio and English text if they choose. Those who pre-order will receive exclusive wallpapers and avatars featuring Puyo Puyo and Tetris characters. (more...)
PyeongChang Winter Olympics village best ever: IOC PyeongChang Winter Olympics village best ever: IOC
- February 07, 2018

He added that just about a month or two ago, many countries anxious about the safety of the Olympics, and North Korea's Olympic participation and an inter-Korean joint team were considered impossible, but these things have become reality. "(There) is still no real clarity of the finances" and that the International Olympic Committee "cannot see a real robust anti-doping program in AIBA. (more...)