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Another sharp fall for Bitcoin amid fears of regulatory clampdown Another sharp fall for Bitcoin amid fears of regulatory clampdown
- January 18, 2018

Bitcoin itself, current king of the cryptos , stabilised at 17 per cent below what it was the day before, and nearly 50 per cent down from its December high of more than $US20,000 ($25,000). Ethereum fell 9 percent to $993 Wednesday, according to Coindesk . The latest bitcoin price slide has been driven by fears that governments around the globe would move to limit bitcoin trading or squash it altogether. (more...)
Apple, Google Buses Vandalized on I-280 Apple, Google Buses Vandalized on I-280
- January 18, 2018

There were five reports of charter buses hit by unknown objects between Woodside Road and State Route 85 on Tuesday. Four of the chartered buses were carying Apple workers, while the fifth was ferrying people who work at Google. In response, we've learned that Apple has rerouted the bus routes for employees living in San Francisco, adding 30-45 minutes of commute time each way, as the company works with authorities to see what exactly is going on. (more...)
Amazon's Alexa heading to Australia with Echo smart speakers Amazon's Alexa heading to Australia with Echo smart speakers
- January 18, 2018

The Amazon Music app will work on iOS, Android, PC, Mac, and any web browser - oh, and you get unlimited skips, too. "We're constantly working to develop concepts and initiatives that will be helpful to our customers, and we rely heavily on data to inform all such initiatives", Village GM of marketing and sales, Mohit Bhargava, said. (more...)
Scientists have made a surprising new discovery about chameleons Scientists have made a surprising new discovery about chameleons
- January 18, 2018

Chameleons don't just change the color of their skin. When the UV hits the areas, they glow blue fluorescent light. Biologists have long known that bones glow under ultraviolet ( UV) light , but the researchers were astonished to learn that chameleons could harness this characteristic to display visible fluorescent patterns through their skin, study co-author Frank Glaw , a herpetology curator at the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology (ZSM) in Munich, Germany, said in a statement . (more...)
Oxbow Advisors LLC Sells 8021 Shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)
- January 18, 2018

The institutional investor held 616,696 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $105.38 million, up from 589,996 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, forty-two have assigned a buy rating and three have given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Train Babcock Advisors LLC Increases Holdings in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ)
- January 18, 2018

Steelhead Partners Llc who had been investing in Silicon Laboratories Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.13 billion market cap company. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th were given a dividend of $0.22 per share. Its down 0.15, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 78 investors sold MDLZ shares while 422 reduced holdings. (more...)
Global Animal Cell Culture Market 2018 -GE Healthcare,Lonza,BD,HiMedia,Takara Global Animal Cell Culture Market 2018 -GE Healthcare,Lonza,BD,HiMedia,Takara
- January 18, 2018

The aspects of the report explores Stem Cell Banking industry sales channels, distributors, traders, dealers, Research Findings and Conclusion, appendix and data source for Stem Cell Banking market . Additionally, The Cell Culture information referring to the key segments like consumption and market size forecast is covered in this report. Major Applications of Cell Isolation/Cell Separation Market: Application 1, Application 2, Application 3 etc... (more...)
Metal Gear Survive Features Always Online DRM, Microtransactions Metal Gear Survive Features Always Online DRM, Microtransactions
- January 18, 2018

Lastly, Konami confirmed that the main campaign, on average, will take players between 15-20 hours to complete. Konami justifies the decision by noting that their desire for a seamless experience for players between single-player and multiplayer as the reason why. (more...)
Scientists Discovered A Black Hole In A Star Cluster Scientists Discovered A Black Hole In A Star Cluster
- January 18, 2018

Bottom line: Astronomers observed the odd behavior of a star in the globular cluster cluster NGC 3201 and concluded it must be orbiting a four-solar-mass black hole . Indeed, the star was "hooked", not by some fantastical cosmic fisherman, but by a black hole's gravity - and it turns out that this black hole is a little bit special. (more...)
Phil Jones: 'Manchester United can close Premier League points gap' Phil Jones: 'Manchester United can close Premier League points gap'
- January 17, 2018

The Argentina worldwide has played in all but one of City's 23 Premier League matches so far this season. Otamendi's initial deal was due to expire in 2020, with his new terms tying him to City for an additional two campaigns. "We are very focused on every single game, and afterwards we try to recover in the best way we can and be focused for the next". Otamendi leads the team in aerials won (3), interceptions (1.7), clearances (3.5), and offsides drawn per game (1.1) while also five times ... (more...)
Page speed will affect mobile search rankings starting this summer Page speed will affect mobile search rankings starting this summer
- January 17, 2018

These sorts of mobile-focused changes to Google search are critical for the company, given that the majority of Google users today search the web via mobile devices, like smartphones. Though Google hasn't provided an update on what percentage of its searches are mobile, some third-party reports placed this number near 60 percent previous year. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Holdings Trimmed by Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL
- January 17, 2018

Grove Bank & Trust now owns 4,546 shares of the software company's stock valued at $678,000 after acquiring an additional 591 shares during the period. First Mercantile Trust Comm accumulated 8,200 shares or 0.22% of the stock. Moreover, Assetmark has 0% invested in United Rentals, Inc. Analysts await Visa Inc. (more...)
First Merchants (FRME) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub
- January 17, 2018

The company has a market capitalization of $2,172.11, a P/E ratio of 20.28, a PEG ratio of 2.26 and a beta of 0.91. The stock increased 0.79% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $44.55. Landon Timothy J had sold 400 shares worth $8,000. Investors sentiment is 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. (more...)
Apple plans to build a new U.S. campus and hire 20000 workers Apple plans to build a new U.S. campus and hire 20000 workers
- January 17, 2018

Apple now employs 84,000 people in the United States, with the bulk of those being in California, where it's headquartered. That suggests Apple will return virtually all of its $250 billion in overseas cash to the US, per CNBC's report . The new location will be announced later this year, and Apple indicates that it could expand in the future to hold employees from other divisions of the company. (more...)
Google wants to make AI easier to use, starting with image recognition Google wants to make AI easier to use, starting with image recognition
- January 17, 2018

Cloud AutoML helps businesses with limited ML expertise start building their own high-quality custom models by using advanced techniques like learning2learn and transfer learning from Google . Google competes in the area with companies including IBM and Microsoft . Li said the service was developed in collaboration with Google Brain and other Google AI teams and has been piloted with select clients like Disney and Zoological Society of London. (more...)
Camila Cabello feared death hours before solo album release Camila Cabello feared death hours before solo album release
- January 17, 2018

She also stated that when she asked to help write lyrics for Fifth Harmony songs, she was rebuffed. Camila adds that the song tells the story of "this mirage, and I don't want to fall in love with a name or just because you're famous or who you are". (more...)
North Korean Samjiyon Band to perform during Pyeongchang Olympics
- January 17, 2018

The South's unification ministry said it had yet to decide whether it would accept the request. The two Koreas last held a joint musical performance in August 2000 in Seoul amid upbeat cultural exchanges following the first inter-Korean summit two years earlier, a South Korean unification ministry told Reuters . (more...)
Inventec Begins Shipping First Million HomePod Smart Speakers to Apple
- January 17, 2018

A report out of Taiwan claims that HomePod shipments will reach 10-12 million units this year and both Inventec and Foxconn are expected to account for half of that total figure each. Like iPhones and iPads, the HomePod runs a customized version of Apple's iOS operating system that must be pre-installed in a usably complete form prior to leaving the factory. (more...)
Fortnite: Battle Royale has hit a milestone of 45 million players Fortnite: Battle Royale has hit a milestone of 45 million players
- January 17, 2018

The Save The World version of Fortnite released in Early Access last summer and received mixed reviews. That's something it's lacked in recent years and is partially why it switched to free to play models for its games, like the still-in-development Unreal Tournament reboot. (more...)
Colts have 7 picks in 2018 NFL Draft Colts have 7 picks in 2018 NFL Draft
- January 17, 2018

The Browns also have Houston's second-round pick (35th overall) thanks to the trade that sent Brock Osweiler to the Browns, who waived Osweiler before the regular season began. New Orleans' positioning in the draft was finalized after Sunday's heartbreaking loss in the divisional round to the Vikings which ended on one of the most dramatic (and maybe traumatic) plays in National Football League history. (more...)
Night in the Woods Receives Switch Release Date Night in the Woods Receives Switch Release Date
- January 17, 2018

At the time, Infinite Fall wrote , "Stay tuned for news on another console, which I am unable to mention for reasons, but you know what console I'm talking about". Night in the Woods has been nominated for various awards, and earned a GameStop Editor Spotlight Award in 2017 . After the success, the game was then release for Xbox One this last December. (more...)
Bitcoin prices fall as South Korea says ban still an option Bitcoin prices fall as South Korea says ban still an option
- January 17, 2018

Bitcoin has been steadily dropping in value over the past few weeks, a surprising contrast to the tremendous growth it saw previous year. An apparent mass sell-off has seen the value of nearly every major cryptocurrency plummet. In addition to the ramp of the Chinese New Year, it was reported yesterday by Bloomberg that China will begin targeting mobile applications and websites that offer cryptocurrency exchange services. (more...)
Majority of enterprise mobile devices 'still at risk' from Meltdown and Spectre Majority of enterprise mobile devices 'still at risk' from Meltdown and Spectre
- January 17, 2018

On the support page, Microsoft has only stated that the update fixes the unbootable state in AMD devices. It seems that scammers are trying to take advantage of the fact the consumers are not rushing to fix the security flaws. Are you able to update your PC? If that is the case, it's always good to verify this information via other online resources or friends first. Bridgeway also advised companies to consider using an enterprise mobile management (EMM) system to disable untrusted ... (more...)
Microsoft Planning New Fable Game Microsoft Planning New Fable Game
- January 17, 2018

That the future of the series remains in the United Kingdom will come as a relief to fans, in spite Microsoft's well-publicised decision to shutter Lionhead in April 2016. And Playground's efforts could very well result in Fable 4. "On the one hand it's great for the United Kingdom games industry, and very pleasing that Fable isn't dead", he said. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV is coming to the PC on March 6th 2018 Final Fantasy XV is coming to the PC on March 6th 2018
- January 17, 2018

The new version also introduces a new action called "Armiger Unleashed". This ability appears to expand the Armiger options, allowing for powerful attacks while the Armiger is summoned. This downloadable pack will upgrade the base game to match the Royal Edition . Or if you're yet to play the base game, take a look at our review . The original press release listed the price for the Royal Pack as $19.99, but Square Enix reached out to DualShockers with a clarification, mentioning that ... (more...)
Surface Book 2 (15-inch) coming to all current Surface markets Surface Book 2 (15-inch) coming to all current Surface markets
- January 17, 2018

The Surface 2 laptops can run for up to 17 hours between charges, offer multi-mode use with their 360-degree hinges, and work well for creatives with touch, Surface Pen and Surface Dial input. While the claims can not be verified at this point, the Surface Book has always been the most powerful portable offering from the Microsoft's stable and the Surface Book 2 is no different. (more...)
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
- 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...)