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Apple Looking Into Making Smaller iPhone 'Notch' Area Apple Looking Into Making Smaller iPhone 'Notch' Area
- January 17, 2018

If Apple could combine the IR and RGB cameras into a single module, that could potentially shrink the size of the so-called notch area, although it still wouldn't make the iPhone totally full screen. Apple is allegedly working to make sure that the front facing notch at the top of the iPhone X is done away with for future models. IPhone X now has dedicated sensors including an infrared camera for Face ID alongside a standard RGB camera that isn't actually used for facial recognition. (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stake Lessened by RDL Financial Inc Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stake Lessened by RDL Financial Inc
- January 17, 2018

It has underperformed by 5.48% the S&P500. Focused Wealth Management Inc increased Apple Inc ( AAPL ) stake by 9.12% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. research analysts forecast that Apple Inc. will post 11.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, forty have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Reliance Jio revamps its Rs 153 plan; offers 1GB data per day Reliance Jio revamps its Rs 153 plan; offers 1GB data per day
- January 17, 2018

The Rs. 153 pack, at launch, offered free voice calls, 500MB 4G high speed data per day, 100 SMSes per day. Subscribers recharging with Rs 153 plan will receive the revised pack benefits. Thee Rs 98 pack offers 2.1GB of 4G data with a daily FUP ( Fair Usage Policy) limit of 150 MB per day. The Reliance Jio Phone (Review) was launched in July a year ago at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM). (more...)
Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) Lifted to Buy at ValuEngine Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) Lifted to Buy at ValuEngine
- January 17, 2018

The railroad operator reported $1.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.64 by $0.11. Ulta Beauty, Inc. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of NSC in report on Friday, August 11 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, September 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
Cranberries singer was preparing new version of 'Zombie' Cranberries singer was preparing new version of 'Zombie'
- January 17, 2018

The '90s music icon was in London to record vocals for a cover of their hit 1994 single " Zombie ". A police spokeswoman on Tuesday said the death was "not being treated as suspicious". "My condolences to her family/loved ones". O'Riordan was forced to cancel most dates on a tour with the reformed band a year ago because of a bad back. (more...)
Honor 9 Lite launching in India today Honor 9 Lite launching in India today
- January 17, 2018

The smartphone will be launched in 14 other countries along with India. The live stream will begin at 12:30PM. The event will also be live-streamed, and you can tune in to watch the unveiling through Honor India's official YouTube channel. Honor 9 Lite is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor, clocked at up to 2.36GHz. On the camera front, the phone sports dual-camera setups at the back as well as the front. (more...)
Ferrari will build an electric supercar to take on Tesla Ferrari will build an electric supercar to take on Tesla
- January 17, 2018

Despite Marchionne's aspiration to be first past the post, Aston Martin and Volkswagen both claimed in 2017 to already be developing their own electric supercars. That means to some purists, such a vehicle might look like a Ferrari , but would not really be one. After being skeptical for years about the speed of introducing alternative engines and new technologies, Marchionne said in an interview before this week's Detroit show that the time is right for a shift in the industry. (more...)
Ford Teases Next Shelby GT500; Will Have Over 700 HP Ford Teases Next Shelby GT500; Will Have Over 700 HP
- January 17, 2018

Two 1968 Mustang GT fastbacks were used in the film. Good news! Ford it seems has opened all the taps for its next Mustang GT500. The current owner is Sean Kiernan, whose father Robert Kiernan, Jr. It's the latest edition of the iconic movie vehicle and so far the most powerful of the 1968 dark Green Mustang which already has two successors before now. (more...)
At the Detroit Auto Show Monday, BMW AG Unveiled X2 SUV At the Detroit Auto Show Monday, BMW AG Unveiled X2 SUV
- January 17, 2018

BMW brand sales rose 4.2 percent a year ago to 2.08 million, helped by a 9.6 percent jump in global demand for X models, BMW said last week. BMW made its presence known in this year's Detroit Auto Show with this i8 Coupe update, as well as its new X2 roadster. (more...)
Meteor fireball lights up sky across MI Meteor fireball lights up sky across MI
- January 17, 2018

The National Weather Service in Detroit suggested the flash could've been caused by a meteor, though they said they couldn't confirm that to be the case. Berschback said. A meteor is a block of matter, relatively small by cosmological standards, that has descended into earth's atmosphere from outer space, burning a trail of dust and fire as its high speed produces friction with the air. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Launch, Pre-Order, Release Dates Leaked Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Launch, Pre-Order, Release Dates Leaked
- January 17, 2018

To be specific, our sources indicate the Galaxy S9 will get unveiled on February 25th or 26th, at Mobile World Congress , and hit stores on March 16th . The shipping/release date, meanwhile, is said to be a little over two weeks later. It would not be a shock to see both the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 Plus pop up for the masses. (more...)
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Buy"
- January 17, 2018

Guinness Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Conocophillips for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $71.29 billion market cap company. portfolio. Discovery Communications has a 1-year low of $15.99 and a 1-year high of $30.25. (NASDAQ:DISCA) was bought by WARGO J DAVID on Thursday, December 14. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Release Date Is 16th Of March
- January 17, 2018

It's sure that the US-bound Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus handsets will be compatible with major carriers like AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and T-Mobile. Pre-orders usually head out a few days early in order to land on doorsteps on (or close to) release day. We'll update this post if we learn anything new. (more...)
Do these leaked pics show Microsoft's new Xbox Elite controller? Do these leaked pics show Microsoft's new Xbox Elite controller?
- January 17, 2018

The $149 controller has four interchangeable paddles around the back, Hair Trigger Locks, remappable buttons, and completely swappable components. As well, the new Elite controller reportedly contains new three-level Hair Trigger Locks, and the charging port on the back is said to function similar to a MagSafe charger so that it's easy to remove the cable. (more...)
Russell M. Nelson Named President, Prophet Of LDS Church Russell M. Nelson Named President, Prophet Of LDS Church
- January 17, 2018

Monson passed away on January 2, 2018 at the age of 90. "The ordinances of the temple and the covenants you made there are key to strengthening your life. President Russell M. Nelson , as senior apostle, is the head of the quorum . He was sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on April 1, 1995. (more...)
Stock Soaring to a Recent High: Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM)
- January 16, 2018

The stock witnessed -2.78% declines, -20.08% declines and -0.77% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. It has underperformed by 18.19% the S&P500. Westport Asset Management Inc bought 30,077 shares as the company's stock declined 5.27% while stock markets rallied. Stifel has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ). (more...)
One in six Americans owns a smart speaker, according to study One in six Americans owns a smart speaker, according to study
- January 16, 2018

According to the data 16 percent of Americans, or 39 million people, now own a smart speaker. Amazon now holds the lead in the segment having created it in late 2014 when it launched the Amazon Echo powered by its in-house personal assistant, Alexa. (more...)
Diana Ross 'frightened' after false missile scare Diana Ross 'frightened' after false missile scare
- January 16, 2018

I knew what to do in an quake. Japanese national broadcaster NHK issued an on-air apology Tuesday after issuing an alert incorrectly claiming that North Korea had launched a ballistic missile . The Federal Communications Commission is also investigating the mishap, which caused 38 minutes of terror Saturday morning for 1.4 million Hawaiians. (more...)
New Far Cry 5 Video Sheds Light on Characters and Co-Op Gameplay New Far Cry 5 Video Sheds Light on Characters and Co-Op Gameplay
- January 16, 2018

There are a few of other aspects touched on throughout the video as well that range from the widlife that you will find in Far Cry 5 to some more snippets of gameplay featuring a flamethrower and a cute dog. The Far Cry franchise has always been known for its vast open-worlds that are filled with wildlife, both hostile and not and it looks like Far Cry 5 is certainly no exception. (more...)
Google honors Mexican actress Katy Jurado Google honors Mexican actress Katy Jurado
- January 16, 2018

Jurado specifically aimed to portray complex, nuanced women, rather than those who were sexualized. Wondering who's that lovely, sultry looking woman with a yellow shawl draped around her black dress, pulled-back hair set off with a bright red flower and rose in hand depicted in today's (Jan. (more...)
Two Point Hospital coming to us from Theme Hospital devs Two Point Hospital coming to us from Theme Hospital devs
- January 16, 2018

Two Point Hospital , inspired by and from the creators of Theme Hospital , is set to be a return to one of gaming's most loved sim genres. Hospital Pass will give fans of the game a chance to access news concerning Two Point Hospital before anyone else as well as the gift of an exclusive in game item once the game launches. (more...)
One In Six Americans Own A Smart Speaker One In Six Americans Own A Smart Speaker
- January 16, 2018

About 7 percent of Americans reportedly bought at least one beaker between Black Friday (November 24th) and end of 2017, and 4 percent of Americans bought their very first smart speaker. The pair are doing brisk business with the device as 39% say that they use the product in place of listening to AM/FM radio. People are also replacing the time spent with other devices to use smart speakers. (more...)
Scribblenauts Showdown announced for Xbox One, coming this March Scribblenauts Showdown announced for Xbox One, coming this March
- January 16, 2018

Following an earlier ratings leak , Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment announced today that Scribblenauts is returning with a new entry. Up to four players can play in the eponymous Showdown mode, where there's a specific variety of minigame types. (more...)
China Plans to Destroy Space Junk With Giant Lasers China Plans to Destroy Space Junk With Giant Lasers
- January 16, 2018

There is much debate over how troublesome this space junk can be, but one thing is certain: The issue will only get worse if left unchecked. Fears have also been raised about China's intentions to destroy orbiting satellites, with a US general warning previous year that the superpower was building space weapons in order to "challenge the balance of power in the world". (more...)
Citigroup Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for British American Tobacco (BATS)
- January 16, 2018

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 6 by S&P Research. (NYSE:TWX) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, November 22 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm operates through two divisions, Vacuum & Analysis and Light & Motion. It has a 66.86 P/E ratio. The Company's platforms are used in notebooks, 2 in 1 systems, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, and mobile communication components; enterprise, cloud, and communication infrastructure; and ... (more...)
Toyota finally adopts Apple CarPlay Toyota finally adopts Apple CarPlay
- January 16, 2018

Production will be handled at Toyota's plant in Georgetown, Kentucky and the first examples should reach showrooms in the fall, where they'll be competing with the likes of the Buick LaCrosse, Chevrolet Impala and Kia Cadenza. The vehicle will also showcase a bevy of new safety features and systems created to increase handling capabilities. Other mechanical features include an adaptive suspension, electronic engine sound enhancement, adaptive cruise control, automatic rear braking for cross ... (more...)
OPPO A83 Arriving in India on January 20 with Rs. 13990 Pricing OPPO A83 Arriving in India on January 20 with Rs. 13990 Pricing
- January 16, 2018

The Chinese firm has confirmed on the Twitter account of OPPO Mobile India that it will be launching the smartphone in India on January 20. The confirmation comes straight from company's official Twitter handle. So it is expected that Oppo A83 will be priced under Rs 15,000 in India. The MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6737T) that features a 2.5 GHz octa-core processor powers the smartphone. (more...)
Reliance Jio offers 'more than 100% cashback' on select recharges Reliance Jio offers 'more than 100% cashback' on select recharges
- January 16, 2018

Under its "Surprise Cash Back Offer", Reliance Jio is offering cashback worth Rs 700. Note that wallet cashback is applicable on recharge through partner app or website. In case of MobiKwik, the cashback amount is Rs 300 for both users category, plus 100 per cent SuperCash MobiKwik hotel voucher worth up to Rs 2,500. (more...)
Government offering $2 million to save the Great Barrier Reef Government offering $2 million to save the Great Barrier Reef
- January 16, 2018

According to the World Wildlife Fund , rising sea temperatures in the region has resulted in the animal's population - nearly 200,000 - in the northern area of the reef being nearly completely female. The results of an aerial survey of the reef in March 2016 revealed that bleaching was more present than originally thought. This "extreme female bias" has been occurring over the past 20 years and is remarkably different to the southern reef, where a more moderate female sex bias of between ... (more...)
WeChat May Bring Back its WeChat May Bring Back its "Tipping" Feature After Agreement with Apple
- January 16, 2018

In April 2017, Apple attempted to treat the tips as in-app purchases, subject to the company's standard 30 percent cut of the transaction amount. However, Tencent argued that it did not collect any revenue from the service itself and provided it at no extra cost to build user engagement. (more...)