Technology


Facebook cancels plan for new class of shares; Zuckerberg credits stock's rise
- September 24, 2017

Zuckerberg said that within the next 18 months he would sell between 35 million and 75 million Facebook shares-between $6 billion and $13 billion worth of stock-to fund his philanthropy. The rise in Facebook shares has given the social network a market value of almost $500 billion, giving Zuckerberg a net worth of some $70 billion according to a Forbes magazine estimate. (more...)
Vodafone Qatar accepts orders for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Vodafone Qatar accepts orders for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- September 24, 2017

Apple's ( AAPL ) upcoming flagship smartphone , the iPhone X , is likely to be in short supply when it officially becomes available on November 3, a Wall Street analyst says. But with half the current iPhone base using an iPhone 6 or older, according to Zino, the 8 may be able to capitalize on customers' impatience. (more...)
Library book returned to MA library 78 years later Library book returned to MA library 78 years later
- September 24, 2017

The due date stamped on the book read November 21, 1938, reported the Associated Press . While the library isn't attempting to collect late fees on the book, staff estimate the cost of a book 78 years overdue at $2,800. Money realized from book sales are used to underwrite the Library's extensive public programs. Amy said "the library staff thought it was "awesome" the book was returned even though it's in bad condition and can't go back into circulation". (more...)
Flexible Packaging Global Market (2017-2022) - Sales Revenue, Grow Pricing Flexible Packaging Global Market (2017-2022) - Sales Revenue, Grow Pricing
- September 24, 2017

High Use of Packaging Barrier Film in Chemicals and Materials Industry Driving the Market Growth of Packaging Barrier Film. The research analysts provide an elaborate description of the value chain and its distributor analysis. In addition to this, the Packaging Barrier Film Market report also covers gross margin by regions i. e. Marketing Channel: Direct Marketing, Indirect Marketing, Marketing Channel Development Trend included in Antimicrobial Packaging Market . (more...)
IPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPad Pro get Netflix in HDR IPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPad Pro get Netflix in HDR
- September 24, 2017

The update also moved its iTunes U content, placing it into the Podcasts section of the app. But if you're unsure whether any of your apps will be affected, you should check it yourself. Particularly, users can press on the left portion of the screen for the multitasking pane to show up and select among the recently-used applications by bringing up the app switcher. (more...)
McCain's moment: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOP McCain's moment: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOP
- September 24, 2017

It also appeared likely to deepen rifts between congressional Republicans and a president who has begun making deals with Democrats out of frustration with his own party's failure to turn proposals into laws. Trump tweets: "John McCain never had any intention of voting for this Bill, which his Governor loves". The Graham-Cassidy bill would repeal major pillars of Obama's law, replacing them with block grants to states to design their own programs. (more...)
Trump says putting more sanctions on North Korea Trump says putting more sanctions on North Korea
- September 24, 2017

The president expanded sanctions this week, seeking to force worldwide banks to cease all significant interaction with North Korea . "We continue to strive for the reasonable and not the emotional approach.of the kindergarten fight between children". (more...)
Facebook tests WhatsApp shortcut in its app Facebook tests WhatsApp shortcut in its app
- September 23, 2017

People who've synced their Instagram accounts with Facebook can click on Instagram option or their Instagram profile in Facebook app to open their Instagram profile. It happened when a user changed his language settings on Facebook to Danish. Also, the feature will tell users that group or individual chat has employing maximum storage along with this. (more...)
'Madman' Kim Jong Un 'will be tested like never before' 'Madman' Kim Jong Un 'will be tested like never before'
- September 23, 2017

Complicating North Korea's military threat and the USA response to it is the large arsenal of conventional and chemical weapons that the North has at its disposal against US ally South Korea. Japan, the only country ever to suffer an atomic attack, described the threat as "totally unacceptable". However, he added: "We have no idea about what actions could be taken as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong-un". (more...)
Ranveer Singh's New Look Is For Padmavati. Details Here Ranveer Singh's New Look Is For Padmavati. Details Here
- September 23, 2017

We automatically assumed that his portion of the movie may have been wrapped up. The actor had made his way at the GQ Men of the Year Awards where while interacting with the media he informed that " Padmavati " is shaping up really well. "Deepika's look has been launched then Shahid's (Shahid Kapoor plays Deepika's onscreen husband) and my look will also be out and after that trailer of the film will get release", Ranveer told IANS. (more...)
Uber loses licence to operate in London Uber loses licence to operate in London
- September 23, 2017

He added that Uber would "immediately challenge" the decision in court. Transport for London (TfL ), chaired by London mayor Sadiq Khan , had announced that it will not to renew Uber's Operator Licence when it expires on 30 September as it was not a " fit and proper " operator. (more...)
Saudi is lifting Skype, WhatsApp ban, but will censor calls Saudi is lifting Skype, WhatsApp ban, but will censor calls
- September 23, 2017

All online voice and video call services - such as Microsoft's Skype , Facebook's WhatsApp and Messenger, and Rakuten's Viber - that satisfy regulatory requirements were set to become accessible overnight. The kingdom and its Gulf Arab neighbours have been concerned by the use of secure internet communication - which experts say is harder to monitor - especially by activists and militants. (more...)
Unboxing and hands on with Apple's iPhone 8 Plus Unboxing and hands on with Apple's iPhone 8 Plus
- September 23, 2017

This could be an indicator for things to come by the end of the year, as there are still a few more launches in the smartphone world, to challenge the iPhone 8 and X's price tag and specifications . And, in Industry defining tariffs, keeping up with its market leadership, Reliance Jio has also announced the launch of a revolutionary tariff plan especially for iPhone 8 . (more...)
IPhone 8 Hits Markets With Less Fanfare Than In Years Past IPhone 8 Hits Markets With Less Fanfare Than In Years Past
- September 23, 2017

Lastly, Credit Suisse Group reissued an outperform recommendation and fixed a $170.00 price objective on the stock of Apple in a study note on early Tue, Jul 25th. The new Apple Watch went on sale on Friday, but it already has Apple scrambling to fix a major glitch. As American multinational technology company has launched its new iPhones - iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus and iPhone X , people in India are looking exited in eagerly waiting to buy their new iPhones. (more...)
South Park: The Fractured But Whole has Gone Gold South Park: The Fractured But Whole has Gone Gold
- September 23, 2017

The fish in the trailer asks the player character to get his mom into heaven in exchange for $3 million and some jewelry. This transitions into a parody of his 2015 video game Only One , where the goal is to do just that. After numerous delays , several off-the-wall demos , and a dash of biting political commentary , South Park: The Fractured But Whole has finally gone gold. (more...)
Burmese Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Denies Reported Ethnic Cleansing Burmese Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Denies Reported Ethnic Cleansing
- September 23, 2017

President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday became the latest voice to brand the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as "genocide". The United Nations has branded the military operation as ethnic cleansing . In her speech, Suu Kyi even refused to use the word Rohingya to refer to members of the minority group, naming them only once while making mention of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, a group that purportedly fights to defend the rights of the minority group. (more...)
Apple acknowledges problem with new Watch, but says there is a fix Apple acknowledges problem with new Watch, but says there is a fix
- September 23, 2017

As pointed out both in 9to5Mac's WatchOS 4 writeup and by users on Twitter earlier today, the new heart rate monitoring features are limited to Series 1, Series 2, and brand-new Series 3 smartwatches. Gene Munster, a longtime Apple analyst with Loup Ventures, doubted issues with the Series 3 Watch would hurt Apple's bottom line. Jeff Williams, Apple COO, talks about the Apple Watch Series 3. (more...)
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's Monster Hunter DLC trailer unveiled Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's Monster Hunter DLC trailer unveiled
- September 23, 2017

It ultimately doesn't matter if you're upset with the roster, because at the end of the day Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is a great way to spend a night with friends. From the monster-hunting RPG franchise named Monster Hunter comes: Monster Hunter , a legendary monster hunter who hunts monsters with weapons crafted from the monsters she hunts. (more...)
Reasons to Choose Apple iPhone 8 Over iPhone X Reasons to Choose Apple iPhone 8 Over iPhone X
- September 23, 2017

Let's make this plain and simple: sales of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will begin in the UAE tomorrow, and it'll kick off at the latest Apple Store in The Dubai Mall. "So we're very happy about it". This time around, Apple has made some substantial improvements in the wearable by introducing more health features and tweaking the UI. (more...)
IPhone 8 and 8 Plus in subdued reception as UK launches IPhone 8 and 8 Plus in subdued reception as UK launches
- September 23, 2017

David and Tom just revealed what they believe are the 10 best stocks for investors to buy right now. and Apple wasn't one of them! Nothing gets folks more excited than a new gadget, and today the world is all abuzz with news of Apple's latest release: the Apple Watch Series 3 has officially arrived. (more...)
Evaluating today's stock market for: Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) Evaluating today's stock market for: Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)
- September 23, 2017

Red Hat, Inc ( Red Hat ) provides open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to develop and offer operating system, virtualization, management, middleware, cloud, mobile and storage technologies . Reilly Fincl Limited Liability Com reported 450 shares. Asset Mngmt One Limited has 0.07% invested in Red Hat Inc (NYSE: RHT ). San Francisco Sentry Investment Gru (Ca) holds 0% or 32 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
One Third Party Has Big Plans For The Nintendo Switch One Third Party Has Big Plans For The Nintendo Switch
- September 23, 2017

They both have their place in what's going on with that platform". Skyrim and DOOM set to release in the coming months, he had thrown out a tease that "it's not as if we're going to just do these two games and that's it". Some games may look as good as Doom on the Switch, but I'm not sure that anything looks better. Despite selling close to 5 million units worldwide as of the end of July, the Nintendo Switch has been hard to find for many people. (more...)
Destiny 2 Xur Inventory: Sunbracers, Foetracer, Wardcliff Coil Destiny 2 Xur Inventory: Sunbracers, Foetracer, Wardcliff Coil
- September 23, 2017

In Destiny 2 Xur pops up pretty much everywhere, with him no longer confined to the Tower hub world and instead exploring the various other planets, requiring players to do quite a bit more searching if they are to find him. This week Xur is packing yet another batch of precious exotic equipment for a range of different classes. For this week XUR has brought The Wardcliff Coil Rocket Launcher which can be purchased for 29 Legendary Shards , Sunbracers Warlock Gauntlets for ... (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) - Jefferies Maintains Rating And Raises Price Target
- September 23, 2017

It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500. Geode Capital Ltd Llc has invested 0.27% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ). The Martingale Asset Management LP holds 296,255 shares with $41.90M value, up from 266,648 last quarter. (more...)
Golden State Warriors undecided on White House visit Golden State Warriors undecided on White House visit
- September 23, 2017

A formal invitation has not been extended to the Warriors since they have won the title. He said he expected the Warriors to discuss the White House visit next week, but some players are already making their stance known. "I do regret using my former coach's name and the former organization I played for". "The league isn't going to tell us what to do", Kerr said. Those players included tight end Martellus Bennett, running back LaGarrette Blount and defensive back Devin McCourty. (more...)
A 4K Roku streaming stick will reportedly be released this fall A 4K Roku streaming stick will reportedly be released this fall
- September 22, 2017

According to Zatz Not Funny's sources, the 4K HDR Streaming Stick+ will land in the middle of Roku's line-up. ZNF reports the stick will be here this autumn, or sometime between the end of September and mid-December (almost certainly well before Christmas). (more...)
IPhone 8 and 8 Plus Top DxOMark Camera Ranking IPhone 8 and 8 Plus Top DxOMark Camera Ranking
- September 22, 2017

If taking great photos and videos is important to you, then the iPhone 8 Plus is the best smartphone that you can get right now. For Video, its score of 89 is among our highest, but tied with the HTC U11 and slightly below the Pixel's 91. (more...)
Rating Roundup: Nokia Corp (NOK) Rating Roundup: Nokia Corp (NOK)
- September 22, 2017

Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 5 recommend the stock as Outperform. Adr ( NOK ) stake by 2.25% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. More interesting news about Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NYSE: NOK ) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: "Has Nokia Oyj (ADR) ( NOK ) Stock Finally Run Out of Steam?" published on August 22, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com's news article titled: "Nokia Oyj (ADR) ( NOK ) Stock Is Nothing but a Coin Toss" with publication date: ... (more...)
Microsoft is rebranding the Windows Store as 'Microsoft Store' on Windows 10 Microsoft is rebranding the Windows Store as 'Microsoft Store' on Windows 10
- September 22, 2017

Besides the name, nothing much has changed as part of the rebranding, news site MSPowerUser reported on Friday. So get ready to say goodbye to the Windows Store and hello to the Microsoft Store . As of today, Windows Store sells only apps and games, but according to a report, the company wants to add music and movies and TV shows on Windows Store as well. (more...)
Razer confirms it's working on a gaming-focused mobile device Razer confirms it's working on a gaming-focused mobile device
- September 22, 2017

Best known for its gaming mice and laptops, speculation had been rife about the company's mobile ambitions after it announced its acquisition of smartphone-maker Nextbit in January this year. Since Tan has not used the "smartphone" word to describe its upcoming mobile device, there is a possibility that it could be a gaming tablet and not a smartphone. (more...)