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Essential Phone moves closer to availability with Best Buy listing Essential Phone moves closer to availability with Best Buy listing
- August 04, 2017

And while this still doesn't give us a concrete answer as to when the Phone will become available, it does show that the device will be available from actual retailers, instead of just through Sprint or Essential's own website. The Android 7.1.1 device is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, 4 GB of memory, and has 128 GB of storage. Best Buy has both the Sprint and Unlocked models in black or white listed as "Coming soon" with the option to be notified about the unlocked unit. (more...)
HPCL net drops 56 per cent as crude price falls in Q1 HPCL net drops 56 per cent as crude price falls in Q1
- August 04, 2017

The company reported earning of United States dollars 5.86 on turning every barrel of crude oil into fuel during April-June, 2017-18. Net profit for the quarter ended 30 June came in at Rs925 crore ($145.26 million), as against Rs2,098 crore in the year-ago period, the company said. (more...)
J & J Snack Foods Corp
- August 04, 2017

Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 147,907 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,425,000 after buying an additional 10,692 shares in the last quarter. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 6th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 21st were given a dividend of $0.42 per share. (more...)
Netflix HDR playback comes to the Sony Xperia XZ Premium Netflix HDR playback comes to the Sony Xperia XZ Premium
- August 04, 2017

Netflix's library of HDR content is one of the best you can currently find, and when streamed on the Xperia XZ Premium , you should now notice punchier colors, deeper blacks, and a brighter overall image. until now, that is. While it's great to see Netflix expanding its HDR content to more mobile devices, its support on the XZ Premium isn't exactly the same as it is on the LG G6. (more...)
Prudential Financial Inc. Reduces Stake in Nike, Inc. (NKE) Prudential Financial Inc. Reduces Stake in Nike, Inc. (NKE)
- August 04, 2017

Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ) has declined 9.24% since August 4, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock rose 0.90% or $0.54 reaching $60.33 per share. About 879,671 shares traded. Bessemer Group Inc Incorporated Inc accumulated 0.52% or 2.24 million shares. As per Friday, January 6, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. (more...)
Activision Is Interested in More Remakes After Crash Bandicoot Activision Is Interested in More Remakes After Crash Bandicoot
- August 04, 2017

Sane Trilogy to do as well as it has, and it opened the company's eyes on the potential its back catalogue can have. While nostalgia has always been a potent force in the world of video games, these latest blockbusters show that there's plenty of room left for publishers to exploit their past catalogs for present profits. (more...)
Samsung to step up OLED production for Apple this month Samsung to step up OLED production for Apple this month
- August 04, 2017

While the panels are described as 'flexible, ' this simply refers to the type of screen needed for an edge-to-edge display. This information contradicts with a previous report which stated that Apple will introduce two iPhone "7s" models with LCD displays and only one 5.8-inch OLED iPhone which might bear a brand name of iPhone 8 or X. (more...)
SBI, Samsung Pay in pact for debit cards
- August 04, 2017

Accounting it, a new J's was announced in India recently, dubbed Galaxy J7 Pro . The phone comes with an Always On display as well which shows you time and notification always on the display . Connectivity options of the phone include dual-SIM slots, NFC, USB Type-C port, and 4G LTE. SBI cardholder can avail a cashback of Rs.500 to the max. (more...)
Samsung Pay now available for SBI debit card holders
- August 04, 2017

The extension of Samsung Pay shows that India is actively embracing technological advancements. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro is 7.9mm thick. Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro is now available for purchase for the Indian consumers at a price of Rs 20,990 via company's e-store. (more...)
Samsung Pay extends support for SBI cardholders
- August 04, 2017

Higher variants of the SBI debit cards will now support Samsung Pay and the company has announced an inaugural cash back offer of Rs 500. The handset looks similar to the Galaxy J7 (2017) handset, but it comes with slight changes including a bigger 64Gb internal storage as well as support for Samsung Pay. (more...)
Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba Well Represented In 'Corruption Charge Sheet' - Osinbajo Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba Well Represented In 'Corruption Charge Sheet' - Osinbajo
- August 04, 2017

Speaking further on the interaction with Osinbajo, Ajomale said, "he was able to brief us on the situation in the country, the economy and the solution and antidotes to some of the mirage of problems that is facing this country". Osinbajo said it was wrong to equate hate speech with freedom of expression. "It is also a false narrative that we are better off when ethnic groups are on their own". (more...)
Kult unveils 'Beyond' smartphone for Rs 6999 Kult unveils 'Beyond' smartphone for Rs 6999
- August 04, 2017

For graphics, it has 650Hz Mali T720 MP1 GPU. Coming to the latest smartphone, the Kult Beyond comes flaunting 5.2-inch HD IPS On-Cell display. On the imaging front, the Kult Beyond smartphone features a 13MP main camera snapper at its rear along with dual tone LED flash. (more...)
LastPass announces family plan pricing and doubles Premium plan LastPass announces family plan pricing and doubles Premium plan
- August 04, 2017

We finally have pricing details on how much LastPass Families will cost, but in addition to that, the existing Premium option is seeing a price hike and a couple features from the Free plan are being removed. A few changes to freeWhile LastPass Free continues to offer access on all browsers and devices and the core LastPass password management functionality, unlimited sharing and emergency access are now Premium features. (more...)
Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.69
- August 04, 2017

It has underperformed by 17.21% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $3.18B company. Oberweis Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Gibraltar Inds (ROCK) by 65.04% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Intruder tries to join woman in shower, does dishes Intruder tries to join woman in shower, does dishes
- August 04, 2017

Authorities say the woman, her sister and two children in the home were uninjured. Her sister ran into the room wearing only a towel. Diaz was watching her nephew while her sister was showering when her sister came running from the bathroom, saying there was a man in the house. (more...)
Signature Bank (SBNY) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub Signature Bank (SBNY) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub
- August 04, 2017

LLC's holdings in Signature Bank were worth $276,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.90 earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that Signature Bank will post $7.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Samsung Pay to now support SBI debit cards, offer cashback to customers
- August 04, 2017

While the Galaxy J7 Max was made available for purchase sale last month itself for Res 17,900, the company yesterday made its Galaxy J7 Pro smartphone available for purchase in India via its own online store and Amazon India as well. It is now available on a wide range of Samsung smartphones, enabling consumers to make offline payments without the need for a physical card. Samsung Pay has also integrated digital wallet Paytm as well as the government's Unified Payments Interface ... (more...)
Lenovo smartphones will all feature stock Android from now on Lenovo smartphones will all feature stock Android from now on
- August 04, 2017

Lenovo is among the biggest names when it comes to the world of smartphone technology. We have been close to the consumers and we saw what they were asking for. This is a huge transition for our business perspective. "It was a lengthy process to get done". It will also help Lenovo in providing Android updates quicker and to a wider portfolio of devices. (more...)
Björk says new album is her Björk says new album is her "Tinder record"
- August 04, 2017

Spending time with a person you enjoy on every level is obviously utopia, you know? I mean, it's real. It's when the dream becomes real. everyone's gonna be like, 'Are you married?' with this one. She describes her collaboration with Arca as "the strongest musical relationship I've had", and likens it to the relationship between Joni Mitchell and Jaco Pastorius for Hejira and Don Juan's Reckless Daughter: "You can tell they're doing the tango". (more...)
Facebook translations are now entirely powered by AI Facebook translations are now entirely powered by AI
- August 04, 2017

The first translation is produced by a phrase-based system while the second is the product of a neural network. Facebook has switched from using phrase-based machine translation models to using neural networks to power its translation systems. (more...)
Coolpad launches 'Note 5 Lite C' at Rs 7777 Coolpad launches 'Note 5 Lite C' at Rs 7777
- August 04, 2017

As of now, the offline availability is only limited to the eight Indian states including Telangana, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi NCR, and Haryana. It has 16GB of internal storage and comes with support for expandable storage up to 64GB via a microSD card. On the connectivity front, the device support dual sim, 4G LTE , Wi-FI, Bluetooth v4.0, OTG, proximity sensor, light sensor, and accelerometer. (more...)
Jio Phone may get its own version of WhatsApp Jio Phone may get its own version of WhatsApp
- August 04, 2017

For now, a lot of people, who want to get their hands on this Rs Zero worth feature phone will be left high and dry this month. If you want you use Jio content services, you will have to pay a little bit more, Rs 303, for the Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan plans. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro now available in India
- August 04, 2017

With this, it has become the most affordable smartphone in Samsung's smartphone range with Samsung Pay functionality. Speaking at the event, a SBI spokesperson claims that the company expects 10- 20 times increase in payments through the support of Samsung Pay. (more...)
Balakrishna Does It Again: Slaps Assistant Balakrishna Does It Again: Slaps Assistant
- August 04, 2017

This new video is going viral on the social media where everyone are disrespecting Balayya for his attitude. Followed by that the person can be seen reportedly doing something to the actor's footwear. The project happens to be his 102nd film and it reunites him with Nayanthara for the third time after blockbusters such as Simhaa and Sri Rama Rajyam . (more...)
Facebook to step up fact-checking in fight against fake news Facebook to step up fact-checking in fight against fake news
- August 04, 2017

Starting Thursday, when Facebook's USA users come across popular links - including made-up news articles - in their feeds, they may also see a cluster of other articles on the same topic. Facebook has started paying those fact checkers, a spokeswoman said, declining to specify amounts. Facebook will then use those algorithms to demote fake stories, as well as target those outlets peddling huge volumes of fake news stories. (more...)
Activision Talks Destiny 2 Beta, Pre-Orders, The Importance Of Expansions Activision Talks Destiny 2 Beta, Pre-Orders, The Importance Of Expansions
- August 04, 2017

Now, the devs have detailed the content that players will have access to in Destiny 2 PC beta. Destiny 2 PC beta will include the starting homecoming mission, the Inverted Spire Strike, and the Countdown and Control multiplayer modes, which were featured in the console beta. (more...)
The Summer Games Return to Overwatch Next Week The Summer Games Return to Overwatch Next Week
- August 04, 2017

This year, the Summer Games are returning, and they're kicking off next week. First with their new character Doomfist and now with the return of the Summer Games (a limited-time event that'll run from August 8 - 29), which was first introduced previous year in celebration of the Rio Olympic Games. (more...)
The NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Shares Bought by Broderick Brian C
- August 04, 2017

It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Zevin Asset Management Llc decreased Verizon Communications (VZ) stake by 23.62% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The stock of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) earned "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, July 24. 07/18/2017 - NVIDIA Corporation had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Mizuho. (more...)
Maruti Suzuki India introduces AGS technology in IGNIS Alpha Maruti Suzuki India introduces AGS technology in IGNIS Alpha
- August 04, 2017

Maruti Suzuki India has launched the Auto Gear Shift ( AGS ) option in top-end Alpha trim of Ignis. The former is priced at Rs. 7.01 lakh, while the diesel will cost Rs. The Maruti Suzuki Ignis also comes packed with safety features including ABS with EBD, Dual front airbags, seatbelt pre-tensioners with force limiters, ISOFIX child seat anchorage mounts and a pedestrian protection system. (more...)
Thumper Coming To Xbox One This Month
- August 04, 2017

Originally released on PS4 with PS VR support and PC, and quickly picking up the VR option on the latter platform a few months later, it also landed on Switch back in May. Although the Xbox One price has not yet been announced, it's likely that the game's purchase price will be around there. The developers note that Thumper will also be fully compatible with the Xbox One X when it releases, offering native 4K gameplay. (more...)