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Italy Asks Samsung If It Is Slowing Down Older Smartphones Italy Asks Samsung If It Is Slowing Down Older Smartphones
- January 23, 2018

If they're found guilty, the technology giants face multi-million euro fines. While it's no surprise that AGCM is casting its critical eye over Apple, this is the first time Samsung has been formally accused of throttling the performance of its devices. (more...)
Tesla's (TSLA) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at KeyCorp
- January 23, 2018

Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii who had been investing in United Parcel Service Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $114.68 billion market cap company. After $1.21 actual EPS reported by The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.36% EPS growth. Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 insider sales for $43.50 million activity. (more...)
Call of Duty: WWII To Get A Limited Prop Hunt Mode Call of Duty: WWII To Get A Limited Prop Hunt Mode
- January 23, 2018

Now, we're learning that alongside the new weapons, division and Zombies , players are also getting free access to party game mode Prop Hunt and old-school Demolition. Prop Hunt, meanwhile, tasks one team with hiding as different objects while the other team hunts them down. Finally, paying a visit to Major Howard gives players the chance to unlock new weapons. (more...)
Showdown Looms as Nairobi Business Community Beats NASA to Raila's Swearing-in Venue Showdown Looms as Nairobi Business Community Beats NASA to Raila's Swearing-in Venue
- January 23, 2018

An official at City Hall said the business community and the church will pay a requisite fee for the park on Monday. "We have received requests from the Nairobi business community and a church and we expect the payment to be done on Monday", said the source. (more...)
Uber Eats May Enter The Food Making Business Uber Eats May Enter The Food Making Business
- January 23, 2018

Flying cars will be zipping across US skies within the coming decade - at least that's what Uber Technologies Inc .'s Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi predicts. In December, the company said UberEats had passed 46,100 available restaurants, more than doubling the number since October 2016. However, Uber's overall business isn't quite as good, Khosrowshahi admitted. (more...)
Google Offering Moto X4 As Replacement For Nexus 5X On Project Fi Google Offering Moto X4 As Replacement For Nexus 5X On Project Fi
- January 22, 2018

Google for its part has been trying to provide some compensation for users who purchased the Nexus 5X with Device Protection from its own Project Fi. Unfortunately, the failures were extremely common, but because Project Fi was running out of refurbished 5X replacement devices, owners were instead being offered just $100 in Google Store credit or $53 in the form of a check. (more...)
Analyzing the Insider Data for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
- January 22, 2018

About 6.50M shares traded or 29.67% up from the average. Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The stock of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:CCO) has "Sell" rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Loop Capital. Mairs And Pwr reported 1.99M shares. (more...)
New Assassin's Creed Origins Trailer Showcases Upcoming Hidden Ones DLC New Assassin's Creed Origins Trailer Showcases Upcoming Hidden Ones DLC
- January 22, 2018

According to Ubisoft's press release, the expansion takes place four years after the events of Assassin's Creed Origins . A flawless epilogue for one of the most spectacular entries in the series. More news about the downloadable content items set to be added to " Assassin's Creed: Origins " should be made available soon. Another expansion, " The Curse of the Pharaohs ", is due out in March and it will introduce a "mystical new realm" along with other features. (more...)
Intel tells users to stop deploying buggy Spectre patch, citing technical issues Intel tells users to stop deploying buggy Spectre patch, citing technical issues
- January 22, 2018

The company over the past few weeks has issued patches to help mitigate the processor vulnerabilities, but those patches have resulted in frequent reboots of both older ( Broadwell, Haswell ) and newer ( Skylake, Kaby Lake ) processors, and everything in between. (more...)
College student hospitalized after eating Tide Pod College student hospitalized after eating Tide Pod
- January 22, 2018

The shop posted pictures of the Tide Pod donut on Facebook Sunday. In a post on their Facebook page, they said one of their "millennial employees, (Caitlin) chose to take a moment to teach the youth the difference between what to eat and what not eat". (more...)
Mobile Leads US Market in LTE Availability, Speed in Q4 Mobile Leads US Market in LTE Availability, Speed in Q4
- January 22, 2018

Each year OpenSignal issues a report that looks at all the mobile carriers in the US and compares the speed and performance offered to help consumers look through all the hype and marketing and see which carrier really is the fastest. AT&T had a tougher time keeping LTE active on subscriber mobile devices with LTE availability at 87.03%, while Sprint managed just 85.66% coverage. In the middle of past year, OpenSignal said it saw evidence that new unlimited plans were causing slowdowns ... (more...)
Upcoming Sony Xperia Smartphone With 5.7-Inch Display Hits FCC Upcoming Sony Xperia Smartphone With 5.7-Inch Display Hits FCC
- January 22, 2018

As there's very low possibility that Sony could drop the audio jack in a mid-range device, this upcoming Sony phone could be the Xperia flagship device. Chinese site MyDrivers last week revealed that the flagship mobe will be unveiled during next month's MWC in Barcelona as the successor to last year's Xperia XZ Premium . (more...)
Microsoft's cancelled 'Xbox Watch' looked like a killer fitness tracker Microsoft's cancelled 'Xbox Watch' looked like a killer fitness tracker
- January 22, 2018

The pictures come via Hikari Calyx on Twitter , showing off an extremely early version of the Xbox Watch in a powered-on state. According to Windows Central , the product only had four apps at this stage in its development: Workout, GPS, Settings, and USB debugging. (more...)
Rumor: Resident Evil 2 Remake Coming Later This Year Rumor: Resident Evil 2 Remake Coming Later This Year
- January 22, 2018

However, Capcom has been very tight-lipped when it comes to Resident Evil 2 remake release date , however, the studio has potentially teased the game's reveal . We'll find out soon enough. Difficulty is like Resident Evil 7 while game will support auto saves in Normal but not Hard difficulty. According to the post, Resident Evil 2 Remake gameplay will be from an over-the-shoulder perspective, (a previous leak mentioned this also) taking cues from both Revelations 2 and Resident Evil ... (more...)
Facebook Cannot 'Guarantee' That Social Media Is Good For Democracy Facebook Cannot 'Guarantee' That Social Media Is Good For Democracy
- January 22, 2018

A top Facebook executive admitted Monday that the social media platform may have a harmful effect on democracy, an apparently dire concern of the company's. "This kind of activity goes against everything we stand for". "It's abhorrent to us that a nation-state used our platform to wage a cyberwar meant to divide society", he added. (more...)
Bugatti 3D-Prints The World's Largest Titanium Brake Calipers Bugatti 3D-Prints The World's Largest Titanium Brake Calipers
- January 22, 2018

The new caliper will replace the aluminium versions used for the Chiron, which are the outgoing biggest automotive industry brakes. Developed in concert with the Laser Zentrum Nord in Hamburg, Germany, the 3D-printed caliper is created out of titanium using a printer equipped with four 400-watt laser melting units. (more...)
NVIDIA (NVDA) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr
- January 22, 2018

It has outperformed by 43.07% the S&P500. Byron Michael sold $1.71M worth of stock or 9,538 shares. Shikiar Asset Management Inc sold 6,960 shares as Nvidia Corp ( NVDA)'s stock rose 26.83%. 11,266 were reported by American Group. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 0.83% stake. Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in NVDA . (more...)
Super, full, blood, blue moon in eclipse to end January Super, full, blood, blue moon in eclipse to end January
- January 22, 2018

According to NASA , people living in North America, Alaska, or Hawaii, the eclipse will be visible before sunrise on January 31. In the United States, the best view of the eclipse will be along the West Coast. PT, according to Sky and Telescope . But, astronomers say there is nothing spectacular about the red colour of the moon as the moon turns red during every eclipse, but however, the shades differ depending upon the amount of dust particles in the atmosphere. (more...)
Kim Kardashian says new daughter's name is Chicago West Kim Kardashian says new daughter's name is Chicago West
- January 22, 2018

Kim, 37, looked stylish in snakeskin pants, teamed with matching boots and a baggy neon top from Kanye's own clothing line, her blonde hair loose over her shoulders. The couple welcomed their second daughter on January 15, Monday. Kardashian addressed her decision to use a surrogate in a post Thursday, saying she "instantly" bonded with her daughter. (more...)
WhatsApp Android Beta Gets Notification Channel Support on Oreo WhatsApp Android Beta Gets Notification Channel Support on Oreo
- January 22, 2018

The feature basically allows you to prioritise your notifications and disable those that you find unimportant. Notification Channels was first introduced in Google Chrome notifications in July previous year to give users a better control of apps and sites. (more...)
Apple teams with Malala Fund to support girls' education Apple teams with Malala Fund to support girls' education
- January 22, 2018

No financial details were disclosed but with the partnership, the Malala Fund expects to double the number of grants awarded by its Gulmakai Network and extend funding programs to India and Latin America. The fund's Gulmakai Network now supports education programs in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Lebanon, Turkey, and Nigeria. Additionally, the tech giant will monitor Malala Fund's policy modifications that are required to globally help girls complete education. (more...)
The first African American Destined for ISS The first African American Destined for ISS
- January 22, 2018

Without offering any reason and despite the outstanding credentials of the woman, NASA announced that Epps will return to a centre in Houston where she will perform other tasks. China will start selection for the next generation of astronauts who will train to work space station initiated by the government, said on Monday by the local media reports. (more...)
UN African Ambassadors Take Issue With Trump's Reported Racist Comments UN African Ambassadors Take Issue With Trump's Reported Racist Comments
- January 22, 2018

Has he forgotten Africa's history and modern capabilities in expressing a ridiculously simplistic view of its problems? According to diplomats at the U.N. State Department Under Secretary Steve Goldstein has told reporters that diplomats in Africa have been instructed not to deny the president made the remarks attributed to him, but simply to listen to African partners' concerns. (more...)
Upcoming Xiaomi Mi 6X Leaked in the Images and Case Renders Upcoming Xiaomi Mi 6X Leaked in the Images and Case Renders
- January 22, 2018

An LED flash is slotted between the two sensors. Xiaomi consistently launches smartphones in its native market and sometimes, these devices get a global launch. The objective of this hole remains unclear right now. The successor to the Mi 5X, the Mi 6X is expected to be launched close to mid-2018 and a new image reveals a key detail about the device. (more...)
Fog advisory issued for Hamilton Fog advisory issued for Hamilton
- January 22, 2018

Some areas may experience decreased visibility, Environment Canada said. Dense patches of fog have been seen around southwestern Ontario this afternoon, the agency said. Fog advisories are issued when visibility is at or near zero due to fog conditions. Keep following BlackburnNews.com for the latest weather updates. (more...)
Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Earns "Buy" Rating from Mizuho
- January 22, 2018

The fund owned 117,527 shares of the chip maker's stock after buying an additional 25,099 shares during the period. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) was upgraded by Vetr from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report issued on Wednesday, January 10th. (more...)
Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Churchill Downs (CHDN)
- January 22, 2018

Telsey Advisory Group lifted their target price on shares of Churchill Downs from $196.00 to $209.00 and gave the company a "market perform" rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. The Volatility 3m of Churchill Downs Incorporated (NasdaqGS:CHDN) is 20.836200. Guggenheim Limited Liability invested in 35,416 shares. Principal Grp Inc Inc has invested 0.01% in Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ:CHDN). (more...)
Looks Like Audiobooks Are Coming to Google Play Looks Like Audiobooks Are Coming to Google Play
- January 22, 2018

A Google Play update that went out previous year had codes showing that the store is preparing to launch audiobook support. You can see that these apps are downloaded frequently-some over a billion times-but they come with Android, and I think these figures are suspect. (more...)
Family's appeal for young Irish man (21) missing in Vienna Family's appeal for young Irish man (21) missing in Vienna
- January 22, 2018

Friends and family have been unable to locate or make contact with him since he was seen outside the Flex nightclub in the Augartenbrucke area of the city. A number of friends & family members have travelled to Austria to help with the search, while appeals for any help are continuing across social media. (more...)
Apple to repatriate overseas cash stash, invest heavily in US Apple to repatriate overseas cash stash, invest heavily in US
- January 21, 2018

While Apple has announced no plans to change that practice and experts say it would be economically impractical to make iPhones in the United States, the company has begun to emphasize its USA economic impact, from developers who sell software on its App Store to the tens of billions of dollars per year it spends with US suppliers. (more...)