Technology


Samsung launches 20-20 Carnival campaign with Amazon India Samsung launches 20-20 Carnival campaign with Amazon India
- April 18, 2018

Apart from certain discounted offers, the sale also brings no-cost EMI options and exchange offer programmes. "During the carnival, we are announcing exciting offers and attractive no cost EMI scheme on select products that will allow consumers to purchase and enjoy their favourite Samsung products". (more...)
Lexus ES revealed Family face for fancier mid-size sedan Lexus ES revealed Family face for fancier mid-size sedan
- April 18, 2018

Lexus has unveiled its new mid-size ES sedan in a single image, ahead of a full reveal at the 2018 Beijing motor show next week. Apart from upgraded four-cylinder hybrid and V6 petrol engines , the 2019 Lexus ES should also bring a host of new safety devices, including automated braking and steering systems. (more...)
WhatsApp rolling out 'dismiss as admin' feature to Android and iOS users WhatsApp rolling out 'dismiss as admin' feature to Android and iOS users
- April 18, 2018

WhatsApp has also separately launched a new " Dismiss as Admin " feature for its iOS and Web apps. When you enable it, the notifications you receive from that conversation will appear at the top of your list of WhatsApp alerts. The major motive of this feature is to make the process of removing admin rights easier because earlier if a user wanted to revoke the admin access of a person, they have to remove the person from the group first and add the person again. (more...)
Record Store Day brings attention to local record stores this Saturday Record Store Day brings attention to local record stores this Saturday
- April 18, 2018

In Soho, Reckless Records and Sister Ray on Berwick Street are throwing in-store parties, certain to spill out onto the street. What's happening? The South Liverpool shop is gearing up to host its first Record Store Day celebration, and there'll be RSD exclusives as well as discounts on used vinyl if you're looking to boost your collection. (more...)
Cambridge Analytica planned to issue digital currency Cambridge Analytica planned to issue digital currency
- April 18, 2018

Congressional hearings like last week's grilling of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are a time-honored way to find what needs fixing in an industry. The 87 million Facebook accounts harvested by Cambridge Analytica (CA) in a massive data breach were probably just the tip of the iceberg. (more...)
Facebook partners Boom to fact-check news stories in India Facebook partners Boom to fact-check news stories in India
- April 18, 2018

CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said elections are a top priority for the company. Facebook has begun the trial in the south Indian state of Karnataka , which will witness a key electoral battle next month. Additionally, pages and domains that repeatedly share false news will also see their distribution reduced and their ability to monetize and advertise removed. (more...)
Technical Roundup on 2 Stocks: NeoPhotonics Corporation (NPTN), Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. (EBIO)
- April 18, 2018

Neophotonics Corp now has $303.75 million valuation. Shares of NYSE:NPTN traded up $0.34 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $6.86. About 2.23M shares traded or 130.21% up from the average. 12 funds took holdings and 26 increased holdings. Granite Point Capital Management L.P. grew its holdings in shares of NeoPhotonics by 8.8% during the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Aisling Capital LLC Decreased Loxo Oncology INC (LOXO) Stake by $63.00 Million
- April 18, 2018

The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 135.25%. Foresite Capital Management Ii Limited Liability reported 11,900 shares. (NASDAQ: LOXO ) was sold by AISLING CAPITAL III LP on Tuesday, December 19. 4,386 were accumulated by Bvf Incorporated Il. Alpha One also gave media stories about Loxo Oncology an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. (more...)
Shahid Kapoor To Get Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award For This Film Shahid Kapoor To Get Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award For This Film
- April 18, 2018

Shahid Kapoor bags Dada Saheb Phalke Execellence Award for Padmavat. Helmed by Omung Kumar, Bhoomi starred Aditi Rao Hydari, Sanjay Dutt, Sharad Kelkar and Sidhant Gupta in prominent roles. Anushka Sharma is being honoured for producing three films under home production Clean Slate Films. Kriti Sanon will receive the award for Best Actress for her film " Bareilly Ki Barfi ". (more...)
Moto G5S gets a permanent price cut in India Moto G5S gets a permanent price cut in India
- April 18, 2018

The covers are on sale right now on MobileFun's website for both Moto G6 and Moto G6 Plus . Now seems like Motorola is getting ready for the launch of Moto E5 and the E5 Plus phones soon in the United States. Motorola's upcoming G6 series could be heavily inspired from Moto X4, which has a 3D contoured glass back. At the front there is an 18:9 aspect ratio display and a sleek home button below it that may also act as a fingerprint sensor. (more...)
Bajaj Auto unveils new Pulsar 150 Bajaj Auto unveils new Pulsar 150
- April 18, 2018

Bajaj has not yet offered ABS on the Pulsar 150 and has time until April 2019 to comply with the government's new rule. It comes at a slight premium over the regular variant as the single disc version continues to be on sale for buyers looking to be price conscious. (more...)
Honor 10 colors leak along with potential specs Honor 10 colors leak along with potential specs
- April 18, 2018

Huawei sub-brand Honor is all set to unveil the Honor 10 on April 19 in China after which it will have a global launch on May 15. The device will reportedly feature a similar LCD display to the P20 Lite , which has a 5.84-inch 2280×1080 display with a notch. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 6X with dual cameras, slim metal design teased Xiaomi Mi 6X with dual cameras, slim metal design teased
- April 18, 2018

The 18-second video shows the smartphone in black, red, gold, and blue colours. A lot of Xiaomi fans are waiting for the launch of upcoming Xiaomi Mi 6X . On the front, there will be a 20MP camera with an LED flash for improved selfies in low lighting conditions. As per the reports, the Xiaomi Mi 6X will feature a Snapdragon 626, which is a slight upgrade from the previously used Qualcomm processor. (more...)
Cryptocurrency by Cambridge Analytica? Controversial firm may raise $30 mn
- April 18, 2018

Cambridge Analytica also said it had done surveys in India and followed proper guidelines and procedures and that it didn't have data of Indians (illegally obtained through Facebook). In his post, Baser explained in detail how Facebook gathers information about you - it's basically a reminder of why nobody should be shocked when something you might have been looking up elsewhere then shows up as an ad on Facebook. (more...)
Epic Games catches Fortnites guided missile, vaults the idea Epic Games catches Fortnites guided missile, vaults the idea
- April 18, 2018

Despite all the fun that people were having with it, Epic said on Reddit that there's concern about the "fairness and strength" of the weapon, and so it will go back to the drawing board until the developers can figure out what to do with it. (more...)
Sydney Mufamadi denies explosive Winnie allegations Sydney Mufamadi denies explosive Winnie allegations
- April 18, 2018

Seipei was a member of Madikizela-Mandela's Mandela United Football Club in Soweto during the late 80s. A screengrab shows the documentary " Winnie ", based on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Mufamadi is implicated in an alleged propaganda plot by the media, through Stratcom and the ANC to carry out character assassination on Madikizela-Mandela. (more...)
Facebook Launching Its Payments Ecosystem In India Very Soon! Facebook Launching Its Payments Ecosystem In India Very Soon!
- April 18, 2018

Recently India outnumbered the United States to become the country with the highest number of users on Facebook. Apart from e-commerce, digital payment space has turned out to be a fledgling battleground for global and local companies including Google and Facebook. (more...)
Ariana Grande Drops Hints for New Music! Ariana Grande Drops Hints for New Music!
- April 18, 2018

The pop star is set to release new music in April 2018. Next Friday, though, that's all going to change. In a second tweet , Grande seemed to confirm that a single titled " No Tears Left to Cry " will drop Friday, April 20. Fans originally speculated that Grande would drop a new single on April 27, and Variety confirmed the rumors. The songstress was not alone in sharing the cryptic tweets as her mom Joan Grande and brother Frankie Grande tweeted the same emoji. (more...)
Intel announces Accelerated Memory Scanning for its chips
- April 18, 2018

The first one is for what Intel is calling Threat Detection Technology (TDT), a package of capabilities that can be used by software for security screening and threat detection. The next generation chips to be launched by Intel will be coming with additional security which will help to secure the chips from future block attacks. (more...)
Amazon Launches Lite Internet Browser for Android Amazon Launches Lite Internet Browser for Android
- April 18, 2018

However, we weren't able to download the app from the Play store on our devices running Android 7.0 and Android 8.1. The app went live in Google Play Store in March, but Amazon never publicly announced the product, so it went unnoticed until TechCrunch spotted it. (more...)
Rowland & Company Investment Counsel Increased Stake in Wal (WMT) by $109.56 Million Rowland & Company Investment Counsel Increased Stake in Wal (WMT) by $109.56 Million
- April 18, 2018

The stock volatility for week was 1.52% while for month was 2.02%.Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 0.55. According to a filing the fund reduced its stake in Vanguard Scottsdale Fds (VCIT) by 139,555 shares to 93,431 shares, valued at $8.12 million in 2017Q4. (more...)
Shares in Microsoft Co. (MSFT) Purchased by Kelman Lazarov Inc Shares in Microsoft Co. (MSFT) Purchased by Kelman Lazarov Inc
- April 18, 2018

This organization's stock showed a trading volume of 20.13 million shares, compared to its average daily volume of 35.11M shares. Looking at the big picture from the data above, the average analyst rating for Microsoft Corporation is 1.80. (more...)
VW responds to X-Class 'X350d' with a powerful Amarok V6 VW responds to X-Class 'X350d' with a powerful Amarok V6
- April 18, 2018

Volkswagen commercial vehicles said the new 190kW Amarok V6 would be available from June, but it's not yet known when the more-power Amarok will arrive Down Under. Titanium black accents have been used for the roof liner and the pillars, while the Nappa leather-wrapped seats inside have a similar look. It also comes standard (Aventura variant only) with bixenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, a body-coloured sports bar, automatic headlights and wipers, cornering fog lights, and ... (more...)
Low-beta stock produce lower return: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)
- April 18, 2018

Loeb Partners invested in 0.13% or 7,500 shares. The stock is now showing down return of -0.46% throughout last week and witnessed decreasing return of -5.39% in one month period. Analysts use common formulas and ratios to accomplish this. Return on assets (ROA) results to 17.70%. A profitability ratio is an estimate of profitability, which is a way to measure a company's performance. (more...)
As Adobe Systems (ADBE) Shares Rose, Shareholder Saturna Capital Corp Decreased Stake
- April 18, 2018

The institutional investor held 649,165 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $29.78 million, up from 581 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) touched $231.16 price per share also a yearly high. Fund Evaluation Limited Liability Com owns 14,500 shares. (more...)
Hornqvist out for Penguins in Game 4 against Flyers Hornqvist out for Penguins in Game 4 against Flyers
- April 18, 2018

Despite being heavily outshot in the first, Pittsburgh found themselves with a 1-0 lead after Sidney Crosby scored his fourth of the series on a wraparound attempt that beat Brian Elliott . Obviously on 4-on-4, there is a little more ice there especially in the center-dot face-off. I expect them to take this one as well. But the Flyers were a deeper, more veteran-laden team then, causing more matchup problems for the opposing coach, and lifting some of the burden from one guy. (more...)
Octopath Traveler April overview trailer Octopath Traveler April overview trailer
- April 18, 2018

Further archetypes will be detailed later, with two characters falling under each banner. Introducing the hunter H'aanit and thief Therion. H'aanit has the Path Action Provoke, which allows her to force NPCs into combat. Generally, Noble actions will not fail, but may be limited by level or money available, while Rogue actions can be used at any time but failure is possible and the character's repuation will go down. (more...)
Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ-B) Stock Formed Bullish Double Top Chart Pattern
- April 18, 2018

The hedge fund run by Michael Hintze held 200,000 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.89 million, down from 830,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. On Thursday, March 2 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to "Underweight". The firm has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, April 3. (more...)
Call of Duty: WWII - Blitzkrieg Event trailer Call of Duty: WWII - Blitzkrieg Event trailer
- April 18, 2018

The Challenge is another effort to add new content to the game and comes as a part of the new in-game Blitzkrieg Community Event that was launched on April 17th. The fighting has even reached headquarters - available now, the headquarters is a free playable map for Prop Hunt and Gun Game modes. As for Party Games, while no new modes have been added, the current crop of modes will be playable on a new map, HQ. (more...)
EA EA "can't afford" mistakes as with Star Wars Battlefront II
- April 18, 2018

By the time the developers walked back the microtransactions , the damage had been done; the game's sales failed to hit expected targets and EA was more reviled than it ever had been. We'll continue to improve the game, we'll continue to push on these things, and we'll have to be very cautious with what this means for future products'. (more...)