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New Trailer Shows Off The Frozen Wilds of 'Horizon: Zero Dawn' New Trailer Shows Off The Frozen Wilds of 'Horizon: Zero Dawn'
- October 13, 2017

Even if you don't care about the plot, though, it's fantastic just to walk around the living breathing world - one that looks more real than many games on much more powerful platforms. The latest trailer for Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds highlights some of the environments you will explore in this expansion to the world of Horizon Zero Dawn , including Banuk camps, frozen lakes, icy caves and more. (more...)
New Officially Licensed Hori Mini PlayStation 4 Controller New Officially Licensed Hori Mini PlayStation 4 Controller
- October 13, 2017

Like all the other controllers in this collection, this one offers the full range of core controls - two triggers; two bumpers; dual thumbsticks with L3/R3 functionality; share, option, and PS buttons; and four action buttons. First up is the Nacon Wired Compact Controller . You can pick it up from December in Blue, Dark Grey, Red and White across the region. The colourful range of controllers on display include a small-scale design that is reminiscent of the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con. (more...)
Microsoft Edge for Android now available as a preview Microsoft Edge for Android now available as a preview
- October 13, 2017

One week after Microsoft announced that it would deliver Microsoft Edge on Android and iOS , the Android version of the mobile web browser is now publicly available in preview form too. Apart from that, the user-interface is nearly the same as the iOS version, and features such as Continue on PC and bookmark syncing are also available. (more...)
WD shows off market-ready MAMR tech for monster hard drives
- October 13, 2017

Western Digital is able to demonstrate MAMR gains significantly above PMR by leveraging three breakthroughs: the design of a head structure in dimensions that allow for high track density, the selection of magnetic and non-magnetic materials that provide the right excitation and a manufacturing process that makes it feasible to mass produce at the required performance and reliability levels. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM) Performance Assessment in Focus
- October 13, 2017

The total amount of shares outstanding is 1.06B, giving the company a market capitalization of about 19.29B. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited was covered by a number of analysts recently, 1 rated the stock as Buy, 1 rated Outperform, 5 rated Hold, 0 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell. (more...)
[Download APK] Google starts rolling out Play Store v8.3.42 [Download APK] Google starts rolling out Play Store v8.3.42
- October 13, 2017

For now, this current update doesn't bring any visual changes, nor we have noticed anything special about it yet. Which highly suggests everything has been improved under the hood rather than a new feature or difference in the user interface. (more...)
Production of the iPhone X Reportedly Increases to 400,000 Units Per Week Production of the iPhone X Reportedly Increases to 400,000 Units Per Week
- October 13, 2017

Way back in September, just before the iPhone X had been officially unveiled, KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo said that OLED iPhone production was under 10,000 units a day. However, he changed his prediction of how many iPhone Xs will be produced this year from 40 million to 36 million units. According to Rosenblatt analyst Jun Zhang ( via StreetInsider ) production is now 400,000 units per week, up from 100,000 previously. (more...)
Porsche launches subscription auto hire program Porsche launches subscription auto hire program
- October 13, 2017

Porsche has created a subscription service, starting next month, which allows its members to access a range of cars on demand. "Our Strategy 2025 vision is to be the most aspirational brand in a new era of mobility and consumer expectations". (more...)
Game Boy could be latest classic console to return, Nintendo trademark suggests Game Boy could be latest classic console to return, Nintendo trademark suggests
- October 13, 2017

The firm has recently re-released mini versions of its classic consoles from the mid 80's and early 90's, the NES and SNES, so a relaunch of the vintage handheld gaming system would certainly follow the trend which has also been taken up by others, such as phone maker Nokia who recently released a remake of its almost indestructible 3310. (more...)
Battlefront II uses premium currency, prices revealed Battlefront II uses premium currency, prices revealed
- October 13, 2017

The Star Cards are the focus of contention as they offer competitive upgrades. DICE pointed out that the loot box and progression systems in the beta are not representative of the final product, but it also confirmed that players will find Star Cards (that give your character bonus abilities) in those randomized crates - you just won't get the best ones. (more...)
Cowen and Company Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- October 13, 2017

The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $172.55. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. It has a 19.22 P/E ratio. The Trans-Canada Property is located in northern Ontario, Canada, approximately 200 kilometers northeast of Thunder Bay, and consists of three contiguous blocks comprising over 360 patented mining claims and 676 unpatented mining claims covering an aggregate area of over 28,550.64 hectares. (more...)
Latest Vetr Inc. Downgrades Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) to Hold Latest Vetr Inc. Downgrades Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) to Hold
- October 13, 2017

Riverbridge Partners Llc owns 2.96 million shares or 2.65% of their USA portfolio. 83,099 are owned by Marshall Wace Ltd Liability Partnership. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by Activision Blizzard, Inc. This volatility measure use for multipurpose in judging the underlying price momentum as well as the rate of change in ATVI's price. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $35 target. (more...)
Deutsche Bank AG Initiates Coverage on Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) Deutsche Bank AG Initiates Coverage on Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)
- October 13, 2017

The Stock has Weekly volatility of 3.56% and monthly volatility of 4.02%. Restrepo William J also bought $207,460 worth of Nabors Industries Ltd . The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 11th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.74%. Nabors Industries's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -9.41%. (more...)
Analysts See $1.49 EPS for NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)
- October 13, 2017

It is down 65.41% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 30.95% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $785.29M company. Oppenheimer downgraded the stock to "Perform" rating in Friday, October 28 report. Among 3 analysts covering Pioneer Power Solutions ( NASDAQ:PPSI ), 2 have Buy rating , 1 Sell and 0 Hold. (more...)
AWS, Microsoft launch deep learning library
- October 12, 2017

Simple and concise Microsoft and Amazon might be fierce rivals in the cloud space but the two companies have a history in working together at the edges of research. That's particularly important for increasingly complex models, since the calculations needed to both train and execute a neural network can take significant amounts of compute power. (more...)
DJI - Introducing the Zenmuse X7 DJI - Introducing the Zenmuse X7
- October 12, 2017

The X7 also introduces the DL-Mount, the world's first aerial lens mount system to quickly switch among four available prime lenses (16, 24, 35, 50 mm), creating a completely integrated system with professional gimbals and drones such as the Inspire 2 . (more...)
Well, It Looks Like Equifax Has Been Hacked Again Well, It Looks Like Equifax Has Been Hacked Again
- October 12, 2017

Equifax has taken down a webpage that offered credit report assistance, a spokesperson told Gizmodo. Abrams determined that when those updates were clicked, adware would infect a visitor's computer. Equifax did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Equifax established a website for Americans to check if their information may have been stolen and to enroll in free credit monitoring for a year. (more...)
Morning Movers to Watch Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV)
- October 12, 2017

The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both profit margin and asset turnover, and shows the rate of return for both creditors and investors of the company. (more...)
This McLaren MSO R is a two-off supercar special This McLaren MSO R is a two-off supercar special
- October 12, 2017

One of the first McLarens commissioned at this level was the McLaren X-1. McLaren doesn't release pricing for its bespoke models, but given that just two of these exist in completely bespoke form, the figure for each will far surpass the £261,555 that was asked for the discontinued 675LT. (more...)
You can now shop for Target stuff on your Google Home You can now shop for Target stuff on your Google Home
- October 12, 2017

The Target team up comes just after a similar partnership with Walmart and Google. With the newly formed partnership, Target is providing 2-day delivery on orders with free shipping on orders above $35. In August, for example, Target acquired transportation tech company Grand Junction to promise same-day delivery to customers to match one of key appeals of Amazon's discount shopping subscription program, Prime. (more...)
First Samsung, now Apple plans foldable smartphone with help from LG First Samsung, now Apple plans foldable smartphone with help from LG
- October 12, 2017

It's also been reported that LG's parts division has a similar team working on internal components for the device. LG Display has allegedly created a task force to develop a foldable OLED panel for the future iPhone. There are chances, however, that Apple could launch these new products in the first half of 2018. We can expect this foldable display to be an OLED panel. (more...)
Amazon Debuts (Parent-Controlled) Shopping Accounts for Teens Amazon Debuts (Parent-Controlled) Shopping Accounts for Teens
- October 12, 2017

A screenshot of a text alert to a parent for a teen's purchase. With the holidays quickly approaching, Amazon is doing everything it can to get its Prime service in as many households as possible. Amazon also just launched a new $5.49 monthly payment option called Amazon Prime Student that lets college students join Prime on a budget. Parents, don't fret: Your kid is in Prime hands. (more...)
Google simplifies Android video calling Google simplifies Android video calling
- October 12, 2017

This means consumers can now make video calls directly from the phone, messages, and contacts. Not only just the normal Duo Call over the Internet, the Google also says that they will be enabling a Video Call feature over 4G LTE Network, aka ViLTE. (more...)
Nokia 9 with curved glass display and dual rear cameras leaks
- October 12, 2017

Now, renders of yet another Nokia smartphone have surfaced online. Well-known leaker @ OnLeaks has rendered HMD Global's upcoming flagship based on CAD files, which gives us a look at the phone and what to expect from it. Besides, the back of the phone also seems to be curved at the edges, which should help users hold it more comfortably. Moving on to the bottom, you can see the USB Type-C port flanked by speaker grilles and primary mic. (more...)
Finally! Amazon introduces a waterproof Kindle; priced at Rs 21999 Finally! Amazon introduces a waterproof Kindle; priced at Rs 21999
- October 12, 2017

The Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order online now at JB Hi-Fi and Officeworks for $389AUD and the 32GB device for AUD$529. The device fits over 30 per cent more words per page and it has the fastest page turns of any Kindle. Apart from Bluetooth, it offers Wi-Fi connectivity as well. The 32GB version will also be available with a 3G connection for [$280], which can be used within more than 100 countries. (more...)
Google has permanently disabled the top touch function on Google Home Mini Google has permanently disabled the top touch function on Google Home Mini
- October 12, 2017

Shortly after the issue was brought to Google's attention on October 7, the company created a support page , rolled out a software update, and removed all correspondence with the device initiated with the top touch between October 4 and October 7. (more...)
Japan trade ministry says Kobe Steel scandal harms trust in country's manufacturing Japan trade ministry says Kobe Steel scandal harms trust in country's manufacturing
- October 12, 2017

The company said Wednesday that data was also faked for iron ore powder and target materials that are used in DVDs and LCD screens. Turkish consumers, who read scandal, said that this could be cause of long-time immigrants in ir vehicles, and that victimization of ir lives could be revealed in this way more clearly. (more...)
Fortnite Battle Royale has surpassed 10 million players Fortnite Battle Royale has surpassed 10 million players
- October 12, 2017

Epic Games has released a new infographic for Fortnite's Battle Royale mode sharing all sorts of stats such as the new game mode accumulating up to 10 million players in just 2 weeks. According to Epic Games Fortnite Battle Royale has seen a peak of 525,000 concurrent users. Of course, considering the fact that PUBG's sales recently hit 15 million , it looks as if Battle Royale in Fortnite isn't necessarily horning in on the Bluehole Studio's business. (more...)
Woodstock Corp Purchases 3280 Shares of Pfizer, Inc. (PFE)
- October 12, 2017

Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, October 6 report. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Friday, October 28 with "Buy". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, September 13 by Jefferies. Rutabaga Capital Management Llc Ma, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 179,772 shares. The Return on Assets for Big Lots, Inc. Fruth Investment Management accumulated 15,310 shares or 0.24% of the stock. (more...)
Lawsuit filed against bump stock makers on behalf of Las Vegas victims Lawsuit filed against bump stock makers on behalf of Las Vegas victims
- October 12, 2017

The lawsuit alleges that Slide Fire Solutions - the best-known manufacturer of bump stocks - and others who manufacture, market and sell such devices were negligent in making them widely available. Bump stocks were found among the weapons used by Stephen Paddock as he shot from a Las Vegas casino high-rise October 1, killing 58 people at a concert and wounding hundreds. (more...)