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Second day of USA congressional hearings awaits Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Second day of USA congressional hearings awaits Facebook CEO Zuckerberg
- April 13, 2018

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden said the committee will look at what could be done. Frank Pallone Jr. of New Jersey , who wanted a yes or no from Zuckerberg about whether he'd agree to pare down data collection to a bare minimum. (more...)
Amazon India iPhone Fest: iPhone X at Rs 74999 and more offers Amazon India iPhone Fest: iPhone X at Rs 74999 and more offers
- April 13, 2018

The iPhone 6, iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus base variants with 32 GB internal storage are now retailing at Rs 23,999, Rs 33,999 and Rs 37,999, respectively. If the iPhone is still out of your budget and you don't mind a compact model, the iPhone SE (32GB ) which is usually priced at Rs 26,000 can be purchased for as low as Rs 18,799. (more...)
Apple's latest products partnering with HIV/AIDS now available Apple's latest products partnering with HIV/AIDS now available
- April 12, 2018

The phone goes on sale Friday, April 13, starting at $699, but is available for pre-order now. The red variant of Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus was also launched , a year ago in the march. iPhone 8 Plus features a 12 Megapixel Wide-angle and 12 Megapixel telephone lens rear camera with Quad LED True Tone flash and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). (more...)
Why Facebook's 2011 Promises Haven't Protected Users Why Facebook's 2011 Promises Haven't Protected Users
- April 12, 2018

Day One saw Mark field questions from senators on advertising, data privacy, Cambridge Analytica , combatting election interference, and more - Day Two saw fresh questions being raised about Facebook's data collection policies, the regulation of social media, as well as information about Facebook's "counterterrorism team". (more...)
Analysts Recommendations Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- April 12, 2018

It increased, as 50 investors sold Apple Inc . shares while 1023 reduced holdings. The stock increased 1.21% or $2.08 during the last trading session, reaching $174.52. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Hold" on Wednesday , October 28. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, September 1 to "Buy". (more...)
Facebook will soon let you 'Unsend' Messages in Messenger Facebook will soon let you 'Unsend' Messages in Messenger
- April 12, 2018

Now Facebook is revealing those tools by forcing users to look over their privacy settings. The notification appeared when we opened Messenger on mobile, and it took over the full screen. Currently, Facebook Messenger offers a secret chat feature wherein messages can be timed to self-destruct with durations ranging from five seconds up to one day. (more...)
Today's Google Doodle Honors Classic Film Star Omar Sharif Today's Google Doodle Honors Classic Film Star Omar Sharif
- April 12, 2018

Today's animated Doodle shows Sharif in true dashing form. They had one son, Tarek Sharif, born in 1957 in Egypt, who appeared in Doctor Zhivago as Yuri at the age of eight. 1965: Egyptian actor Omar Sharif, wearing a torn shirt and wrist manacles, in a still from director Henry Levin's film, "Ghengis Khan". Playing the Arab warrior Sherif Ali in the 1962 epic Lawrence of Arabia , Sharif first appears as a tiny dot on the desert horizon, growing larger as his camel gallops into the frame ... (more...)
Shovel Knight is on Sale on the eShop Shovel Knight is on Sale on the eShop
- April 12, 2018

According to the team, it took 18 months in order to hit the 1 million milestone and 26 months in order to surpass the 2 million sales. I'm always happy to share the news when a game I love does well in sales and doubly so when that game is as wonderful and charming as Shovel Knight . (more...)
PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Analysts See $0.41 EPS on April, 25 PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Analysts See $0.41 EPS on April, 25
- April 12, 2018

We can't have enough maintenance the once will always reflect the hard, but logically stocks that have grown earnings per allowance sharply in the after are an excellent bet to continue to take effect as a result. Its 52-week high and low range is $66.99 and $49.76, respectively. Contracting the focus on performance, delivered a move of 2.99% over the last week. (more...)
Apple's latest macOS update warns that 32-bit apps will be discontinued Apple's latest macOS update warns that 32-bit apps will be discontinued
- April 12, 2018

For developers, the lure to update their apps to 64-bit is obvious - if Apple stops letting them run, then that's an income stream gone, right there. "To ensure that the apps you purchase are as advanced as the Mac you run them on, all future Mac software will eventually be required to be 64-bit". (more...)
Traders Sell Broadcom (AVGO) on Strength (AVGO)
- April 12, 2018

Several research firms have recently issued reports on AVGO . Stocks to Watch: Broadcom Inc . BidaskClub downgraded shares of Broadcom from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. The company's 50-day moving average price is $178.09 and its 200 day moving average price is $171.27. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. (more...)
Zuckerberg testifies to Senate panel; fends off regulation talk
- April 12, 2018

After the hearing, Zuckerberg said the social media platform has been investigating data gathering apps and he wants to prevent future interference in elections. We're still rating Facebook as a wide-moat and valuing it at $198 per share. When asked by Senator Dean Heller, a Republican from Nevada, how long it takes to delete an individual's data, Zuckerberg said: "I don't know the answer to that off the top of my head". (more...)
OppenheimerFunds Inc. Sells 1055852 Shares of Cypress Semiconductor Co. (NASDAQ:CY)
- April 12, 2018

CY has 3.26 million shares volume. The classification of companies into different caps also allows investors to gauge the growth versus risk potential. Among 14 analysts covering Cypress Semicon ( NASDAQ :CY), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Susquehanna Bancshares initiated coverage on shares of Cypress Semiconductor in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. (more...)
Apple cuts orders of HomePod on weak demand Apple cuts orders of HomePod on weak demand
- April 12, 2018

Apple's premium smart speaker , the HomePod , is off to a disappointing start for Cupertino. But by the time HomePods arrived in stores, sales were tanking, says Slice principal analyst Ken Cassar. During its first 10 weeks of sales, the HomePod captured 10% of the smart speaker market, compared to 73% for Amazon and 14% for Google . And those rivals do more stuff than the HomePod, which is limited to playing songs on Apple Music , sending messages through your iPhone , and controlling ... (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: When, where to buy without flash sales Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: When, where to buy without flash sales
- April 12, 2018

Xiaomi's pre-order system doesn't require buyers to be impromptu with their purchase. If buyers change their mind after placing the order, they can always opt out by canceling the pre-order. It was launched in two storage variants - the 4GB RAM variant costs Rs 13,999 while the 6GB RAM version costs Rs 16,999 respectively. However, under the hood, the Redmi Note 5 is powered by Snapdragon 625 SoC, whereas the Redmi Note 5 Pro gets a more powerful Snapdragon 636 chipset. (more...)
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PlayStation 4 Pro Patch Now Available The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PlayStation 4 Pro Patch Now Available
- April 12, 2018

The Witcher 3 update 1.61 just released on PS4, offering full HDR support on both versions of Sony's flagship console. It adheres to the action-RPG blueprint established by its predecessors, and offers up a story filled with political consequences and hard decisions. (more...)
Reliance Jio in talks with Qualcomm to launch laptops with SIM card Reliance Jio in talks with Qualcomm to launch laptops with SIM card
- April 12, 2018

Their 4G feature phone called "JioPhone" has already created a buzz in the Indian mobile phone market. " Miguel Nunes , senior director, product management, Qualcomm Technologies told Economic Times , "...we have talked to Jio. After dominating in India telecom Industry, now Reliance Jio is planning to expand in Computer hardware industry. The PCs offer around 20 hours of battery life, which is far more than what current PCs offer - MacBook Air included. (more...)
God of War reviews round-up, all the scores God of War reviews round-up, all the scores
- April 12, 2018

I began rolling my eyes whenever Kratos yelled or ripped the head off some mythological beast. God of War gives you flexibility and objective in its combat like no other game in the franchise has yet. But the action is slower and less dependent on combos than before. The perspective adds drama to fights. The result is frenetic, especially when combined with special "runic" attacks that might freeze everyone in your vicinity or see you diving shield-first into a wall of enemies. (more...)
Alibaba Group (BABA) Given Consensus Rating of Alibaba Group (BABA) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
- April 12, 2018

The stock increased 0.10% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $177.28. About 14.80M shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 19.49% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:NCLH) earned "Buy" rating by Tigress Financial on Monday, November 27. The company rating was maintained by Bank of America on Thursday, February 1. (more...)
PUBG Miramar map gets several significant changes to make areas more appealing PUBG Miramar map gets several significant changes to make areas more appealing
- April 12, 2018

Lastly, all in-game clothing spawns have been removed, although the rate of other item spawns remains unchanged. The continued inclusion of random hats and trousers throughout the maps diluted the loot pool and offered no benefit to players. (more...)
Every Nokia smartphone now runs Android Oreo: Samsung, Xiaomi are you listening? Every Nokia smartphone now runs Android Oreo: Samsung, Xiaomi are you listening?
- April 12, 2018

Both the phones, running Android 8.0 Oreo, were announced April 4 in India. As per the reports of NokiaPowerUser (1 ) and NokiaPowerUser (2 ), the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 (2018) update is now rolling out in India. Nearly all Nokia smartphones, except Nokia 2, are already running or are receiving Android Oreo updates. Now it's back, and probably for older Nokia smartphones as well. (more...)
Amazon Echo, Echo Dot price in India dropped after Google Home launch Amazon Echo, Echo Dot price in India dropped after Google Home launch
- April 12, 2018

Google launched the Home and Home Mini speakers in India at very competitive prices, pitting them against the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot . It is not surprising to know that the Amazon Echo Plus has not received any discount as the Google Home Max, which is its direct rival has not been launched in India along with the Home and Home Mini speakers. (more...)
Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Dropped in 2017 Q4
- April 12, 2018

The shares were sold at an average price of $93.00, for a total value of $325,500.00. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 19.49% since April 9, 2017 and is uptrending. As per Thursday, September 3, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday , December 18 by Goldman Sachs. (more...)
Sacramento Police Issue new Directive on Body Cameras Sacramento Police Issue new Directive on Body Cameras
- April 12, 2018

Hahn also relayed a lesson he says he learned from his mom. He assumed police and the suspect were involved in a shootout, he said. Officers were given direction regarding muting in their body camera training. He shook Mayor Darrell Steinberg's hand and sat beside Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn . He told Hahn that reconsidering the department's foot pursuit policy to minimize the use of lethal force should be "a top tier priority" for consideration. (more...)
Lenovo has launched the cheapest Moto Mod yet - the Moto Stereo Speaker Lenovo has launched the cheapest Moto Mod yet - the Moto Stereo Speaker
- April 12, 2018

You just need to snap the Moto Stereo Speaker mod to Moto Z to enable you to instantly enjoy music paired with powerful audio and richer bass. At $80, the JBL SoundBoost 2 is more expensive than the $60 Moto Stereo Speakers . This means the Moto Mod will drain out your battery but you will be able to use the mod without ever charging it. Today Motorola launched the Moto Stereo Speaker , which is available to buy right now for $59.99 (Rs. (more...)
Facebook shares boosted as Zuckerberg faces US Senate grilling Facebook shares boosted as Zuckerberg faces US Senate grilling
- April 12, 2018

And it may surprise you that on Facebook's page when you go to "I don't have a Facebook account and would like to request all my personal data stored by Facebook" it takes you to a form that says "go to your Facebook page and then on your account settings you can download your data". (more...)
Institutional Investor's Pro-Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) Sentiment In 2017 Q4 Institutional Investor's Pro-Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) Sentiment In 2017 Q4
- April 12, 2018

The stock increased 1.26% or $1.9884 during the last trading session, reaching $159.9184. That activity is comparable to their recent volume average trend of almost 1.86 million shares which they recorded over a period of three months. ( NYSE : RHT ) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, December 20 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, December 4 with "Buy". (more...)
Apple goes green; global facilities now 100% powered by clean energy Apple goes green; global facilities now 100% powered by clean energy
- April 12, 2018

The tech titan's success is largely based on their numerous and worldwide sustainability efforts. It will not just include wind farms and solar arrays but, latest technologies such as micro-hydro generation systems, biogas fuel cells, and other energy storage technologies will be also included. (more...)
Notable Mover: Chesapeake Energy Corp (CHK)
- April 12, 2018

About 5.60M shares traded. The energy index had the highest percentage gain among the S&P's 11 major sectors, adding almost 4 percent as oil broke above $70 a barrel. Its 52-week high and low range is between $53.78 and $33.23. Shorter or longer timeframes used for alternately shorter or longer outlooks. This indicator compares the closing price of a stock in relation to the highs and lows over a certain time period. (more...)
Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) Boasting QI Value of 23.00000
- April 12, 2018

The shares were purchased at an average cost of $53.63 per share, for a total transaction of $53,630.00. Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR) has risen 122.26% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. Accern also gave press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.0807314197391 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. (more...)