Technology


TJX shares rise after earnings, revenue beat TJX shares rise after earnings, revenue beat
- August 16, 2017

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q4 2016. 132 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. Manufacturers Life Ins The reported 3.92 million shares. (The) in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. A number of research firms have commented on TJX . (The) in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. (more...)
Zacks Investment Research Lowers Avis Budget Group, Inc
- August 16, 2017

James Investment Research Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Avis Budget Group during the first quarter valued at approximately $113,000. Finally, ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc. giving the company a "overweight" rating. During the same period a year ago, the firm earned $0.63 earnings per share. The firm's quarterly revenue was down.2% compared to the same quarter previous year. (more...)
Taco Bell Flips Breakfast Inside Out With Their NEW Naked Egg Taco Taco Bell Flips Breakfast Inside Out With Their NEW Naked Egg Taco
- August 15, 2017

Earlier this year, Taco Bell showcased one of the most revolutionary menu items ever created when it began testing the Naked Egg Taco , a breakfast taco held together with a fried egg shell. Reservations for the events are now available on OpenTable , with additional availability coming in the lead up to August 31, according to a press release. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Position Boosted by Peoples Financial Services CORP Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Position Boosted by Peoples Financial Services CORP
- August 15, 2017

Insiders own 2.99% of the company's stock. The institutional investor held 408,815 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $25.40 million, up from 393,144 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fairview Cap Management Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 27,192 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Bancorporation Va owns 60,273 shares or 4.55% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
BMW teases 450+kW M5 ahead of August 21 reveal BMW teases 450+kW M5 ahead of August 21 reveal
- August 15, 2017

The 10-second teaser features the new BMW M5 barrelling through the desert, though it doesn't reveal too much of the auto, apart from the lower grille, and a squiz at its front wheel and big yellow brake caliper, but it's enough to get Beemer fans excited. (more...)
Hidetaka Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro announces mystery RPG The Good Life
- August 15, 2017

The Good Life is set in a fictional town in rural England called Rainy Woods, which describes itself as the "happiest town in the world". She's found a way to pay off the massive debt she's accumulated, but she soon discovers that the town is hiding a very freakish secret... (more...)
Destiny 2 PC Beta Dated, Gets New Trailer Destiny 2 PC Beta Dated, Gets New Trailer
- August 15, 2017

There's no end date given in the announcement, but it's likely the beta will only last a few days, and perhaps running through Labor Day weekend. As a Guardian in Destiny 2 , players must master new abilities and weapons to reunite the city's forces, stand together and fight back to reclaim their home. (more...)
Intel Confirms Ice Lake Core Processor Family on 10nm+ Intel Confirms Ice Lake Core Processor Family on 10nm+
- August 15, 2017

In a vague teaser , which Intel has posted just days before it will unveil its 8th-gen processors , if claimed that the next-gen parts will offer "amazing performance and responsiveness". "These processors utilise Intel's industry-leading 10 nm+ process technology". KitGuru Says: Intel is being very active with its CPU announcements this year in particular. (more...)
Google Allo's Web Client Is Now Rolling Out for Android Users Google Allo's Web Client Is Now Rolling Out for Android Users
- August 15, 2017

If you want to update to the latest version manually, you can do so via APKMirror . Instead of using your voice though, you will type those requests right into Allo . From here, you'll select "Scan QR code". Apart from cases of security concerns or deleted browser cookies, you won't be required to sign into the same computer again after you initially set it up. (more...)
Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing to accelerate Big Computing in the cloud Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing to accelerate Big Computing in the cloud
- August 15, 2017

Microsoft has announced the upcoming launch of two new Azure regions in Australia. Today we couldn't be happier to announce that we're joining Microsoft to accelerate HPC cloud adoption. The acquisition is part of the company's strategy to make HPC and other Big Computing capabilities accessible to more companies by putting them in the cloud, letting companies run massive workloads at scale without the overhead. (more...)
Smart lock update leaves users stranded Smart lock update leaves users stranded
- August 15, 2017

As Threatpost explains , LockState pushed an OTA update to its 6000i series smart locks earlier this month that was intended for its 7000i models. In his email , Mondrow noted that, after the update took place, "it failed to reconnect to our web service, making a remote fix impossible". (more...)
Football Manager 2018 release date is November 10 Football Manager 2018 release date is November 10
- August 15, 2017

Not only that, but anyone who pre-orders the game "through a SEGA approved retailer " will get access to the game's fully-playable beta two weeks before the game's official launch. To make it all the more worthwhile, single player careers started in the Beta can be continued in the full game. As such, we would imagine that the game is already set to include more celebratory animations, then a year ago. (more...)
Weird Al's hilarious new song begs: "Please Don't Nuke Us, North Korea"
- August 15, 2017

He references the North Korean leader's description of Americans as "bloodthirsty dogs" but suggests "that metaphor's not very apt". As Oliver presents, Kim Jong Un and his familial predecessors have indoctrinated the populace from childhood with tales of American "hyenas" celebrating the end of the Korean War with orgies of graphic cannibalism, taught kids math word problems involving the death of the correct number of "American bastards", and now regale nightly news viewers with stories of ... (more...)
Essential Phone from Canada's Telus is a terrifying $1050 Essential Phone from Canada's Telus is a terrifying $1050
- August 15, 2017

The startup is working on the Essential Phone at the moment and it seems like that fact alone has been enough to drive up value for the company, with Essential being valued at over $1 billion without even shipping a phone to consumers. The Essential Phone is also entering a saturated smartphone market with only Apple and Samsung making notable profits from the segment. It is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor and a dual-camera setup on the back. (more...)
Ford looks back in time with GT '67 Heritage Edition Ford looks back in time with GT '67 Heritage Edition
- August 15, 2017

The changes also include an exposed carbon package and bespoke exterior striping in white, with bright Race Red finish, oval shields on both doors and the hood getting number one, representing Gurney and Foyt's GT40. The 20-inch forged aluminum wheels feature a silver satin finish and black lug nuts. As for the interior, there's new leather trimming for the carbon-fibre seats, with red contrast stitching also found on the steering wheel. (more...)
Facebook Marketplace Available in 17 European Countries Facebook Marketplace Available in 17 European Countries
- August 15, 2017

In the 10 months since it was launched in America, it has given Craigslist and eBay a run for their money; now, Facebook has announced that Marketplace will be launched in 17 European markets. At launch, it was limited to the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand, with Canada, Chile and Mexico following on. Most transactions occur locally but buyers pick a radius. (more...)
Google celebrates India's Independence Day with an artistic doodle
- August 15, 2017

India Independence Day celebrating even by the Google Doodle on August 15th, Tuesday. See the work that how this doodle happened on Google Doodle. As per the picture, totally 39 thousand votes as of 09:00 am. In the past, Google has tried out different themes to celebrate Independence Day. (more...)
Illinois Senate labels white nationalist groups as domestic terrorists Illinois Senate labels white nationalist groups as domestic terrorists
- August 15, 2017

Yesterday hundreds of Chicagoans marched in solidarity with the victims of the brutal attack, who included Heather Heyer, 32, who was killed when a driver plowed into a crowd of protestors. "It is vital that we stand in total opposition to the hatred, bigotry and violence displayed by the white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups in Charlottesville this past weekend", said Illinois Sen. (more...)
Tips on taking photos of the solar eclipse Tips on taking photos of the solar eclipse
- August 15, 2017

Hylton Planetarium remind everyone that extreme caution must be taken while viewing a solar eclipse. "I'm not going to chance it", said Tiffany Blair, of Maryville. By Monday afternoon all the glasses had been distributed at the main library and at the two smaller branches. Maine will next see a total solar eclipse April 8, 2024 when the path of totality goes through Western Maine. (more...)
You can now play StarCraft in 4K You can now play StarCraft in 4K
- August 15, 2017

Any PC gamer worth his or her salt knows about StarCraft , the classic real-time strategy game that has gone on to define the genre and become the national sport of South Korea. Game saves can also be processed to the cloud, and your keys can be rebinded if need be. StarCraft Remastered requires the original versions of StarCraft and its 1998 expansion pack, Brood War , to play. (more...)
Agents of Mayhem Blows the Doors Open with a Launch Trailer Agents of Mayhem Blows the Doors Open with a Launch Trailer
- August 15, 2017

Volition is up to their old tricks again this week with Agents of Mayhem , a superhero parody that's set within the even crazier universe of Saints Row . The co-op game is about three different agents who make use of the advanced weapons they have at their disposal to take down evil monsters along their route. (more...)
David Tennant Starring In Good Omens TV Adaptation David Tennant Starring In Good Omens TV Adaptation
- August 15, 2017

Written by Gaiman, Good Omens takes place in 2018 when the Apocalypse is near and Final Judgment is set to descend upon humanity. Crowley will team up with Sheen's character, the fussy angel Aziraphale, as they look for the Antichrist during the end of the world. (more...)
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank Leaves Trump's Manufacturing Council After Charlottesville Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank Leaves Trump's Manufacturing Council After Charlottesville
- August 15, 2017

In response to the Merck CEO's decision to quit the council , Trump lashed out at Frazier on Twitter . Pharmaceutical boss Frazier cited Trump's passive and delayed response in denouncing the hate groups responsible for the Virginia violence as the basis of his resignation that morning. (more...)
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro said to feature swim tracking, offline Spotify playback Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro said to feature swim tracking, offline Spotify playback
- August 15, 2017

We'll get more information on availability of the Gear Fit 2 Pro , but the appearance on the Samsung Australia support website recently says we've got a good chance of seeing the new wearable down under, the only question is how much it will be. (more...)
Blizzard Battle.net Replaces Blizzard App, Which Had Replaced Battle.net Blizzard Battle.net Replaces Blizzard App, Which Had Replaced Battle.net
- August 15, 2017

We're going to guess that most people will still call the service Battle.net, but at least Blizzard won't tell you you're totally wrong for doing so, going forward. The publisher clearly wanted to find some middle ground in its effort to unify its brand. Now, Blizzard agrees with their fans and thinks Battle.net should stay. (more...)
Leonard Fournette likely out for Thursday pre-season game vs. Bucs Leonard Fournette likely out for Thursday pre-season game vs. Bucs
- August 14, 2017

He did practice on Saturday after rushing for 31 yards on nine carries in last Thursday's preseason opener at New England. But when Fournette complained of soreness after Saturday's practice, the team chose to hold him out of Sunday's practice. (more...)
Blizzard is launching a Warcraft 3 Public Test Realm Blizzard is launching a Warcraft 3 Public Test Realm
- August 14, 2017

Through this PTR, Blizzard is now gathering feedback from a host of changes they made to the game, including balanced creep camp difficulties, improved creep drops, and better item diversity. It's too hard to say, but fans are thrilled that Blizzard is taking steps to revive one of it's oldest and most beloved titles. Meanwhile, fans can look forward to future " Warcraft III " patches for more information from Blizzard's Classic Games team. (more...)
Meizu M6 Note's leaked teaser confirms launch on August 23 Meizu M6 Note's leaked teaser confirms launch on August 23
- August 14, 2017

According to GSMarena , the company has made it "official" that M6 Note will be unveiled on August 23 and will "debut an exciting new camera feature". The Meizu M6 Note is expected to sport a metal unibody with a 4,000 mAh battery to keep the lights on. In the upcoming release, users can expect a 5.5 inch full HD display with 1080×1920 pixel resolution and a MediaTek Helio P25 processor. (more...)
Two Harkat militants arrested in Handwara
- August 14, 2017

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Wahab, Parray Mohalla in Hajin area of the district this morning after receiving specific intelligence about the presence of some militants there, a police spokesman had said. "Security forces had kept another party in civvies at a distance who apprehended both of them", said the statement. Two pistols, two hand grenades and other "incriminating" material were seized from their possession. (more...)
Four jawans injured in Budgam grenade blast Four jawans injured in Budgam grenade blast
- August 14, 2017

A day before Independence Day , militants hurled a grenade on government forces at Magam area of Budgam district, resulting in injuries to three paramilitary CRPF men and one cop of Jammu and Kashmir police. The attack comes a day after security forces killed the Hizbul Mujahideen's operational commander Yasin Itoo, also known as "Ghaznavi", in Kashmir's Shopian. (more...)