Technology


Moto X4 Indian price spilled out ahead of official launch
- October 24, 2017

While the specs and features of the phone are already known, it is the India price of the smartphone that was still a mystery but not anymore. There is also a 3GB RAM 64GB storage variant of Moto X4 as well, which will most likely carry a lower price tag. (more...)
VVVVVV Shifts Gravity On Nintendo Switch In November VVVVVV Shifts Gravity On Nintendo Switch In November
- October 24, 2017

When your crew members are accidentally teleported to random locations in an unknown dimension, the player, as Captain Viridian, must explore the spaceship and its surroundings - switching the polarity of gravity at any time. As noted by Nicalis president Tyrone Rodriguez, the game is a throwback to classic Commodore 64 titles, but created to take advantage of today's technology. (more...)
Gamers snapped up Destiny 2, making it the best-selling game of 2017
- October 24, 2017

The NPD Group has released its game sales statistics for the United States for this month, and Destiny 2 is at the number one spot with most copies sold not only for the month, but for the entire 2017. Destiny 2 launched over a month ago for consoles and within just a month the game has become the best selling game in the US. Videogame sales surged in September, with Activision Blizzard's ( ATVI -1.9%) Destiny 2 providing a huge lift and broad gains recorded across categories. (more...)
Olympic Torch Ceremony Hit by Poor Weather Olympic Torch Ceremony Hit by Poor Weather
- October 24, 2017

Greek officials had successfully conducted the final rehearsal for the kindling of the Olympic flame on Sunday in sunny skies and it was this one that was used in the ceremony at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics . The torch relay will cover 2,018 kilometres by plane, ship, train, sailboat, robot, zip wire, cable auto and bike. Faced with military development and ballistic missile tests being carried out by its northern neighbour, South Korea is preparing to boost security measures for ... (more...)
Stratospheric balloons deliver internet to Puerto Rico Stratospheric balloons deliver internet to Puerto Rico
- October 24, 2017

Less than a third of the island's power grid is running and that's delaying the restoration of island's infrastructure. Several more balloons are on their way from Nevada, and Alphabet has been authorized by the Federal Communications Commission to send up to 30 balloons to serve the hard-hit area, according to Libby Leahy, spokeswoman for Alphabet's X, its division for futuristic technologies. (more...)
Microsoft drops lawsuit as U.S. govt agrees to reduce gag orders Microsoft drops lawsuit as U.S. govt agrees to reduce gag orders
- October 24, 2017

Microsoft has been challenging the US Department of Justice in court over secrecy orders which forced Microsoft to hand over user data to authorities without informing the subject of the warrant of the fact. Microsoft's chief complaint was that the government was using the gag orders on a routine basis and in some cases making them indefinite, in essence preventing Microsoft from ever telling its customers that their data had been retrieved. (more...)
Google unveils 'Pay with Google'; partners with over 40 payment providers Google unveils 'Pay with Google'; partners with over 40 payment providers
- October 24, 2017

Google announced a new way of payment via your Android phone. Apart from speedier checkout for mobile users, Google , through this launch, aims to increase conversions for retailers, by allowing Google users to tap into any payment card a customer has on file with Google , rather than those they've specifically saved to Android Pay. (more...)
New pics of Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake
- October 24, 2017

Aston Martin has released new studio pictures of its limited edition Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake . The verdict? It's a fine piece of kit that your family is banned from ever enjoying - because it's a two-seater only. Carbon fibre body panels also helps the vehicle move from 0 -100km/h in 3.5 seconds. Whatever-just look at it! While Aston is yet to announce pricing, interested buyers have already missed out with all 99 Shooting Brakes pre-sold to loyal collectors. (more...)
Blizzard Battle.net Update Adds Social Features, Gifting, and Free Hearthstone Pack Blizzard Battle.net Update Adds Social Features, Gifting, and Free Hearthstone Pack
- October 24, 2017

Gifts will be housed under the "Shop" tab, where users will be able to choose their recipients. Think of it as a really easy last-minute birthday present. To celebrate this update and offer an idea of how it works, Blizzard is giving Hearthstone players a free Classic pack for their account. Plus, platform chat features that are now expanding to the new Blizzard Groups which can have multiple text or voice participants, with Group history saved so if you're late to the party you can catch up ... (more...)
Steven Universe: Save the Light Will Have a New Enemy Gem Steven Universe: Save the Light Will Have a New Enemy Gem
- October 24, 2017

This new Homeworld Gem seems like she'll be one of the leading antagonists in the Save the Light and is a type of Garnet. Hessonite will make her debut in Steven Universe: Save The Light . The follow-up to Grumpyface's outstnading mobile RPG Attack the Light , Steven Universe: Save the Light is a console RPG featuring an original story developed with series creator Rebecca Sugar. (more...)
Reaffirmed Overweight Rating for Nokia Corp. (NOK)
- October 24, 2017

Teachers Advisors LLC grew its position in Nokia Corporation by 53.3% during the second quarter. Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK ) touched its 1-Year High price of $6.65 on 05/23/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $4.04 on 11/15/16. Nokia Corporation has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $5.86. Currently Nokia Corp (NYSE: NOK)'s shares owned by insiders are 0%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 6.1%. (more...)
Nvidia releases GPU drivers optimized for Destiny 2 and Assassin's Creed Origins
- October 24, 2017

At E3 2017 NVIDIA announced that we're partnering with Bungie, creators of the award-winning Halo and Destiny game franchises, and game publishing giant Activision to bring the Destiny franchise to PC for the first time with the much-anticipated action game Destiny 2 . (more...)
Amazon discounts Kindles by $30 to celebrate the device's 10th anniversary Amazon discounts Kindles by $30 to celebrate the device's 10th anniversary
- October 24, 2017

The sale is running from October 23rd through the 25th, so hurry if you want to save. The standard Kindle , which usually retails at $79.99, will be $49.99; Kindle Paperwhite , which is usually $119.909 will retail at $89.99; and Kindle Voyage will sell for $169.99, rather than its usual $199.99. (more...)
Bungie Shared Its Visions about Seasons in Destiny 2 Bungie Shared Its Visions about Seasons in Destiny 2
- October 24, 2017

Speaking of which, the Iron Banner changes will arrive alongside new perks and Bright Engram gear (Sparrows, Ghosts, emotes, exotic ships, etc.) during season 2, which actually does not yet have a start date. In addition, Bungie is also adding snowball fights and ice hockey to The Farm! As reported by Kotaku , seasons will reset a player's Clan progress in an effort to "make it so that new clans could keep pace with more established, high-level clans". (more...)
Recent Analysts Ratings Top Image Systems Ltd. (TISA)
- October 24, 2017

Company shares are trading at $1.46 which is quite a bit higher than $1.27, the stock's 50 day moving average and quite a bit above the 200 day moving average of $1.28. News stories about Top Image Systems (NASDAQ: TISA ) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The company had Year Ago Sales of 7.68 Million. (more...)
Guwahati semi-final shifted to Kolkata Guwahati semi-final shifted to Kolkata
- October 24, 2017

The Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata will also host the final match of the ongoing tournament. With the venue for the semifinal tie between Brazil and England being shifted from Guwahati to Kolkata owing to poor playing conditions , fans have been thronging FIFA's online ticketing portal to get a ticket. (more...)
McLaren F1's creator is launching a vehicle company McLaren F1's creator is launching a vehicle company
- October 24, 2017

The firm's first motor will be unveiled on Friday 3 November during an exhibition displaying all of the cars Professor Murray has been involved in over his 50 year career. The flagship model spoken about here won't be the only road-going project the company wishes to complete. Although little details have been announced, Gordon Murray Automotive did say the first auto will serve as a flagship model and it will return to the principles applied to the McLaren F1 and "will buck the current ... (more...)
Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Transdigm Group Incorporated's FY2018 Earnings (TDG)
- October 24, 2017

The company has market cap of $7.81 billion. It closed at $61.5 lastly. Adecoagro SA (NYSE:AGRO) has risen 9.46% since October 23, 2016 and is uptrending. Valley Advisers accumulated 0.03% or 1,361 shares. LLC now owns 795 shares of the company's stock valued at $210,000 after buying an additional 341 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
OPPO R11s Spotted on AnTuTu, Specs Revealed OPPO R11s Spotted on AnTuTu, Specs Revealed
- October 24, 2017

The Chinese phone maker is also set to launch another premium mid-ranger, the Oppo F5 on October 26 in China. Recently, the premium smartphone also appeared on a benchmarking platform called AnTuTu, revealing nearly everything about the smartphone. (more...)
Alabama Vietnam War veteran award Medal of Honor by Donald Trump
- October 24, 2017

Cpt. Rose was commended for voluntarily risking his life on multiple occasions during combat operations while serving as a combat medic with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) from September 11-14, 1970, while his unit was engaged with a numerically-superior force deep in enemy-controlled territory. (more...)
Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) Holdings Cut by Cambridge Financial Group Inc
- October 24, 2017

Among 6 analysts covering NVR ( NYSE:NVR ), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Deere & Company had 92 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. 16,750 are held by Btim. Vanguard Gru Inc holds 0% or 416,890 shares in its portfolio. Leonetti Associates Ltd Llc has invested 1.5% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ: WDC ). (more...)
Microsoft Partners with Mixer to Allow Viewer Interaction with Streamers
- October 24, 2017

Another advantage is Mixer's close ties with Microsoft's PC and video-game platforms, which is evident from today's Minecraft announcement. Download the Mixer Create app, then open the Minecraft beta. It will be added to Minecraft for iOS soon, Microsoft says. Perhaps more exciting for Minecraft fans on all platforms is support for Mixer's Interactive 2.0 platform. (more...)
Facebook tests removing publishers from News Feed-unless they pay Facebook tests removing publishers from News Feed-unless they pay
- October 24, 2017

The new tab is now available to users on mobile and desktop devices. Click "see more " at the bottom of the list and Explore Feed will appear as one of the options. Word of the experiment caused some panic in the publishing world because media companies in the test nations had reported a sharp drop in traffic. "People have told us they want an easier way to see posts from friends and family, so we are testing two separate feeds, one as a dedicated space with posts from friends and family and ... (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Holding Above Moving Averages
- October 24, 2017

Piper Jaffray maintained it with "Buy" rating and $35.0 target in Sunday, September 24 report. The stock had a trading volume of 5,765,935 shares. The rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities to "Neutral" on Tuesday, November 1. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.25, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 100 investors sold IBM shares while 695 reduced holdings. (more...)
Google Plans to Partner with News Publishers for a Revenue Split
- October 23, 2017

Refuting media reports of sharing revenue with news publishers, Google has said there is no deal lined up with them and that its subscriptions project is in its early stages. Although it's true that Google won't have the same level of control as Facebook, it'll still have considerable sway. The business plan is also a lot similar in that Google would be relying on its extensive user info coupled with AI-based programs to help publishers identify target subscribers. (more...)
Rockstar Explains Grand Theft Auto V's Lack of Single-Player DLC Rockstar Explains Grand Theft Auto V's Lack of Single-Player DLC
- October 23, 2017

The industry does seem to be shifting away from story games, but Rockstar seems committed to keeping the genre alive for longer. In related news, GTA V has been immensely successful for Rockstar Games and the studio is now working on Red Dead Redemption 2 which will launch in early 2018. (more...)
Google Home With Display Reportedly Being Developed Google Home With Display Reportedly Being Developed
- October 23, 2017

TechCrunch first reported rumors of the device last month. Many companies now are engaged in the production of "smart" speakers, and Amazon is a direct competitor to Google in this case. Specifically, some code inside the newest Google app update suggests that a Google Home device with a touch screen could be able to display the YouTube app and YouTube videos. (more...)
Merck & (NYSE:MRK) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.14
- October 23, 2017

About 1.79 million shares traded. (NYSE: MRK ) has risen 16.86% since October 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500. (RICE) by 49.54% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Trust Of Vermont accumulated 92,493 shares. Prentiss Smith & Co Inc acquired 40,101 shares as F5 Networks Inc (FFIV)'s stock declined 11.30%. Rocky Mountain Advisers Limited Liability Corp holds 2,210 shares. (more...)
United States judge orders new trial to decide how much Samsung owes Apple United States judge orders new trial to decide how much Samsung owes Apple
- October 23, 2017

Though Samsung has infringed Apple's design patents, the question that will matter is how will the damages amount be settled; based on the total profit it made from its smartphones or a percentage of that profit? Samsung was ordered to pay Apple $1 billion Dollars in damages but that amount was watered down to $400 million USD thanks to an army of Samsung lawyers. (more...)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) Issues Earnings Results
- October 23, 2017

The stock of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE: CLF ) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, June 10 by Macquarie Research. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, April 18 report. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys invested in 0.13% or 15,900 shares. First Manhattan Communications has 800 shares. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of Cliffs Natural Resources by 1.6% in the second quarter. (more...)