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Winter weather advisory issued to warn of black ice Winter weather advisory issued to warn of black ice
- January 18, 2018

Regardless to how much snow we see, the impacts will remain the same. In Alabama, where some places got at least 3 inches (7 centimeters) of snow, dairy farmer Will Gilmer bundled up for the drive to his milking barn before daybreak in rural Lamar County, the thermometer reading 7 degrees (minus 14 Celsius). (more...)
Instagram DMs now show when you were last active Instagram DMs now show when you were last active
- January 18, 2018

Instagram has recently enabled the activity status in direct messages, a feature that was rolled out as part of the latest updates for its iOS and Android apps. If you'd rather not have your activity status displayed on your contacts' accounts, this feature is easy to disable. Well, by default, you can now see if they're really ghosting you or not. (more...)
E&G Advisors LP Buys Shares of 4300 Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI)
- January 18, 2018

It has outperformed by 75.03% the S&P500. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.37 EPS. analysts forecast that Motorola Solutions Inc will post 5.14 earnings per share for the current year. It increased, as 46 investors sold ADS shares while 163 reduced holdings. Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. (more...)
Facebook Messenger is freezing on some iPhones Facebook Messenger is freezing on some iPhones
- January 18, 2018

For now, there's no fix for the bug. Likewise, other users tried deleting and reinstalling Messenger but all to no avail, the bug persisted. With over a billion Facebook Messenger users worldwide, I would imagine the issue will be resolved promptly. (more...)
Trump says he's willing to make DACA deal after downplaying chances Trump says he's willing to make DACA deal after downplaying chances
- January 18, 2018

Trump gave Congress six months to find a way to allow immigrant approved for the DACA program to remain in the US permanently. With just six weeks before the deadline, Congress has done nothing. The question is whether Democrats will block a funding bill that doesn't include DACA language, something some vowed not to do. Trump briefly agreed to that in a bipartisan meeting last week until Republicans explained his bargaining position. (more...)
Twitch reaches exclusive Disney deal, swipes at YouTube with prerecorded video tools Twitch reaches exclusive Disney deal, swipes at YouTube with prerecorded video tools
- January 18, 2018

The new features will also allow creators to schedule reruns of a video giving viewers another chance to watch. Twitch announced today that four top gaming personalities will producive exclusive content for the streaming platform as part of a multi-year deal with Disney's Digital Network. (more...)
Facebook adds its first African American board member Facebook adds its first African American board member
- January 18, 2018

It's notable because Chenault will be the board's first African American member. Chenault has been the CEO and Chairman of AmEx since 2001, and has been with the company since 1981. Minorities and women are underrepresented on Fortune 500 Boards: Almost 70% of board seats at Fortune 500 companies are held by white men, according to a study from the Alliance for Board Diversity. (more...)
IPhone Users Beware, New iMessage 'Text Bug' Is Freezing Devices
- January 18, 2018

The Bug as chaiOS bug: Text the link below, it will freeze the recipient's device, and possibly restart it. http://iabem97.github.io/chaiOS, tweeted Abraham Masri . " Apple needs to take such bugs more seriously". You don't even need to press on the link either, as the problems from "text bomb" begin by just receiving the iMessage . (more...)
YouTube Is Banning Videos of the Tide Pod Challenge YouTube Is Banning Videos of the Tide Pod Challenge
- January 18, 2018

It's true. They are. Earlier this month, Tide warned people against the challenge in a video shared online. Often called the Tide Pod Challenge in the USA, in reference to a brand of laundry detergent, videos of the Laundry Pod Challenge have racked up hundreds of thousands of views. (more...)
TECNO launches 'Camon i' at Rs 8990 for selfie lovers TECNO launches 'Camon i' at Rs 8990 for selfie lovers
- January 18, 2018

The handset is already up for sale in the offline market, but the online availability is yet to be known. The smartphone comes with the 5.65-inch Full View display that the company likes to call the infinity display and while the device has the Corning Gorilla Glass protection, the version number is not specified. (more...)
Worst climate warnings 'will not come true' Worst climate warnings 'will not come true'
- January 18, 2018

The situation is now so bad that even a 1.5 degrees Celsius increase will have consequences. This, the team added, means year-to-year variations can tell us a lot about longer-term changes we can expect in a physical system such as Earth's climate. (more...)
Bharti Infratel shares tank over 6 pc post Q3 earnings Bharti Infratel shares tank over 6 pc post Q3 earnings
- January 18, 2018

Shares of Bharti Infratel on Thursday slipped over 6 per cent after the company posted 6 per cent fall in consolidated net profit for the December quarter of the current fiscal. The telco said that year-on-year de-growth primarily impacted by a mobile drop of 17.6%. The telco's consolidated EBITDA at Rs 7,587 crore declined 11.5% year-on-year. (more...)
Xiaomi Might Launch Mi 7 at MWC 2018 - Specifications, Price Xiaomi Might Launch Mi 7 at MWC 2018 - Specifications, Price
- January 18, 2018

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is one of the affordable bezel-less smartphones to purchase in China and India right now. We also know that company's CEO, Lei Jun, had earlier stated that the Xiaomi Mi 7 would nearly certainly be unveiled during the Chinese spring season which corresponds with the end of February or perhaps early March. (more...)
Stocks to Track: Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX), Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA)
- January 18, 2018

Baird. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, October 21 by Northland Capital. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Sell" on Thursday, September 7. Therefore 58% are positive. The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Himax Technologies Inc have a median target of 12.95, with a high estimate of 18.00 and a low estimate of 4.00. (more...)
Fitbit's Xbox coaching app helps you work out between games Fitbit's Xbox coaching app helps you work out between games
- January 18, 2018

Fitbit the fitness app will be soon launching its Fitbit Coach app for Windows 10 PC, Mobile and Xbox One . Fitbit Coach is similar to Xbox Fitness in that it boasts a variety of different workouts. Fitbit Coach app Description:The Fitbit Coach personalized training app helps you stay motivated to reach your health & fitness goals, from getting stronger to losing a few pounds, with expert-designed dynamic bodyweight, run, and walk workouts that continually adjust to your feedback, ... (more...)
Goldman Sachs Group Analysts Give Nokia Oyj (NOKIA) a €4.50 Price Target
- January 18, 2018

Finally, Morgan Stanley set a €6.30 ($7.50) target price on Nokia Oyj and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. "This initiative is in keeping with Optus' vision to transform into a mobile-led, multimedia organisation". (more...)
Xiaomi to Attend MWC 2018: Is The Xiaomi Mi 7 Launch Imminent? Xiaomi to Attend MWC 2018: Is The Xiaomi Mi 7 Launch Imminent?
- January 18, 2018

But this time Xiaomi is expected to launch its next flagship smartphone called the Xiaomi M7. It was also confirmed, recently, that the Mi 7 will be fueled by the Snapdragon 845 , which is Qualcomm's newest processor, and it's also the most powerful chip this company released to date. (more...)
Congress grills Boeing, SpaceX on space-travel safety concerns
- January 18, 2018

NASA has been unable to fly humans to the space station since the shuttle was retired in 2011. Two of those demonstrations are uncrewed flight tests, known as Orbital Flight Test for Boeing , and Demonstration Mission 1 for SpaceX . Government Accountability Office official warned that the certification date was "likely to slip" to December 2019 for SpaceX and February 2020 for Boeing . (more...)
Buy or Sell? What Analysts Recommends: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Buy or Sell? What Analysts Recommends: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Pfizer Inc. (PFE)
- January 18, 2018

Insiders sold 29,450 shares of company stock worth $1,065,220 over the last quarter. Pfizer Inc . (NYSE: PFE ), at its latest closing price of $36.60, it has a price-to-book ratio of 3.67, compared to an industry average at 4.82. Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Thursday, July 20 report. $324,359 worth of stock was sold by Waters John F Jr. on Tuesday, October 3. (more...)
Clothing company H&M appoints global diversity manager after backlash over racist advertisement Clothing company H&M appoints global diversity manager after backlash over racist advertisement
- January 18, 2018

H&M took down the ad and no longer sells the hoodie, which it says it "recycled". In a bid to showcase that the brand is listening to its consumers, H&M has revealed that it would be appointing someone to lead the global diversity mandate for its organisation. (more...)
Dark Souls Remastered graphics will be 'adjusted' for Nintendo Switch Dark Souls Remastered graphics will be 'adjusted' for Nintendo Switch
- January 18, 2018

The first entry of the series was originally released for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, while " Dark Souls II" was made available for those aforementioned platforms as well. While Sony would rather flip off the world, Nintendo and Microsoft have already played nice together with Rocket League and Minecraft , so why not Dark Souls? It is still unclear just how close those two other remastered titles are to being ready, however. (more...)
Scotland braced for more snow disruption Scotland braced for more snow disruption
- January 18, 2018

A force statement said: "If you do travel, you will experience delays of several hours or more". The Department for Infrastructure has salted the roads overnight with snow ploughs operating where necessary, it said, adding that further salting was due to be carried out later on Wednesday morning. (more...)
Facebook, Google fight extremist content with counterpropaganda Facebook, Google fight extremist content with counterpropaganda
- January 18, 2018

Blumenthal was pleased with Facebook's response but unhappy with Google . Richard Blumenthal also requested that Twitter - along with its two peers, Facebook and Google - notify all users who had unwittingly viewed Russian propaganda. (more...)
USA Compression Doubling Horsepower, Onshore Reach in $1.8B Energy Transfer Deal USA Compression Doubling Horsepower, Onshore Reach in $1.8B Energy Transfer Deal
- January 18, 2018

It has outperformed by 80.12% the S&P500. USA Compression Partners L.P. said Tuesday it will acquire the compression business from Energy Transfer Partners L.P.in a deal valued at about $1.8 billion. Goldman Sachs has "Neutral" rating and $10 target. The stock of CRH plc (LON:CRH) earned "Neutral" rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, September 14. (more...)
Don Your Demonica In Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux This May Don Your Demonica In Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux This May
- January 18, 2018

A Stranger Journey Back - In Strange Journey Redux , you play as a fearless United Nations soldier investigating a spatial anomaly called the Schwarzwelt-a dome of dark energy that threatens to consume the world. This Redux version will add some additional story content related to the appearance of a mysterious woman named Alex, while there will also be new demons, a new dungeon to explore, and all-new endings for the story. (more...)
Tim Cook attends Apple's new Reno facility groundbreaking with surprise visit [Gallery] Tim Cook attends Apple's new Reno facility groundbreaking with surprise visit [Gallery]
- January 18, 2018

Apple's public relations push to be perceived as a big contributor to the overall US economy comes amid comments made by President Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election. The downtown shipping and receiving facility will support Apple's data center located just east of Reno-Sparks. Apple is increasing the size of the Advanced Manufacturing Fund from $1 billion to $5 billion to support innovation among American manufacturers and help others establish a presence in the US. (more...)
White House supports short-term spending bill to avoid gov't shutdown White House supports short-term spending bill to avoid gov't shutdown
- January 18, 2018

But Democrats also are facing intense pressure from immigration advocates to block the bill and stand up for Dreamers. The conservative southwest corner of Pennsylvania, a patchwork of small towns, farms and Pittsburgh suburbs where voters backed Republican Donald Trump by 20 percentage points in 2016, seems an unlikely spot for a possible Democratic renaissance. (more...)
Motorola's Newest Moto Mod Is The Moto Folio Case/Credit Card Holder
- January 18, 2018

Considering Lenovo has its flagship bases covered with the Moto Z, we expect the new Moto X to feature a similarly midrange chip. One of these smartphones is, Moto X5. All these phones are coming as the successors of last year's Moto G5 smartphones. The Moto G6 Play is expected to come with a 5.7-inch HD resolution supporting display and may support a traditional aspect ratio of 16:9. (more...)
Apple to Give Employees $2500 Following New US Tax Laws Apple to Give Employees $2500 Following New US Tax Laws
- January 18, 2018

Earlier, the company revealed plans to boost the USA economy. Apple said the gifts will be made available to "to all individual contributors", and will include full-time and part-time members of the organization. The report concluded by stating: "Here's to hoping that Cook will put politics aside and join in the celebration of the tax cuts for business that he was hoping for and announce a nice added bonus for Apple employees". (more...)
A Gigantic Asteroid May Pass Close To Earth In February A Gigantic Asteroid May Pass Close To Earth In February
- January 18, 2018

A huge kilometre-wide asteroid will skim past the Earth at speeds of around 67,000mph in a fortnight. The 2002 AJ129 asteroid measures around 1.1km wide, making it longer than the height of Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai, the world's tallest building. (more...)