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Lewiston native Sandy Parakilas warned Facebook about privacy threats in 2012 Lewiston native Sandy Parakilas warned Facebook about privacy threats in 2012
- April 15, 2018

Future scandals could potentially damage the company's reputation. The hearings that ended on Wednesday revealed no consensus among USA lawmakers about what kind of privacy legislation they might want to pursue, if any, and no timeline for action. (more...)
Google testing new navigation bar, may be gesture based Google testing new navigation bar, may be gesture based
- April 15, 2018

After two years of painstakingly reviewing hundreds of devices, the researchers determined some manufacturers not only failed to update their devices entirely but also lied to customers about doing so. While top-tier brands such as Google and Samsung mostly came out as the honest ones, several mid to low tier brands such as HTC, Xiaomi, Huawei, Motorola and LG follow this practice quite often. (more...)
Google working on expiring emails for Gmail Google working on expiring emails for Gmail
- April 14, 2018

As per TechCrunch's report , this mode will prevent the receiver of the mail from forwarding, downloading, copying or pasting the email text. The report suggests that the new Gmail could come with a self-destructing email feature, similar to what is already offered by Protonmail. (more...)
Anticipated $-0.18 EPS for Roku, Inc
- April 14, 2018

Its shares were up 2.27 percent. ROKU underperformed the S&P500 by 11.55%. New applications for US unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength. ROKU has -9.41%, as it shows trends in the stock market. The firm has fifty days moving average percentage of -12.03% to its latest price change. Do SMAs Signal a Trend Reversal? It can be either evaluated by implementing the standard deviation method or variance method between profits from that equivalent ... (more...)
Leak: Xiaomi Mi 6X/ Mi A2 spotted with Snapdragon 660, 128GB storage Leak: Xiaomi Mi 6X/ Mi A2 spotted with Snapdragon 660, 128GB storage
- April 14, 2018

Not only doesn't comes with a bigger screen, the Black Shark has a Full-HD+ resolution on an 18:9 display panel. The Xiaomi Black Shark looks like a beast of a gaming phone, with a sleek design and powerful specifications that will appeal to even the most hardcore of gamers. (more...)
Anticipated $2.97 EPS for Western Digital Corporation (WDC) as of April, 26 Anticipated $2.97 EPS for Western Digital Corporation (WDC) as of April, 26
- April 14, 2018

If reported the P/E will be 7.62 with $883.75M profit. Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Sunday, June 4 report. Jefferies maintained Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) rating on Tuesday, July 18. It offers performance hard disk drives that are used in enterprise servers, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; capacity HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models; and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), including ... (more...)
NA Raises Holdings in Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI)
- April 14, 2018

The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Activision Blizzard will post 2.52 earnings per share for the current year. As VeriFone Systems, Inc . has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 1.41, 0 and 3.18 respectively. The firm has a market cap of $49,955.89, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.14, a PEG ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 1.16. (more...)
The Best SEGA Games Are Coming To Nintendo Switch The Best SEGA Games Are Coming To Nintendo Switch
- April 14, 2018

This could be a change in direction from the company's long-standing relationship with AtGames, whose Sega Genesis Flashback console tried, and failed, to match Nintendo's efforts a year ago. Sega Ages is not a new series. We don't know how much it will cost, which countries it will be sold in, or which games will be included, but on that last point Sega seems to be taking suggestions from gamers. (more...)
Apple employees warned and arrested for leaking information, reveals a leaked memo Apple employees warned and arrested for leaking information, reveals a leaked memo
- April 14, 2018

Earlier this year, Apple caught an employee who leaked details of an internal meeting where Apple's senior vice president of engineering Craig Federighi informed employees that certain software features in iOS would be delayed. Apple's Global Security team employs investigators who have previously worked in the US military, USA intelligence agencies like the National Security Agency, and law enforcement agencies like the Secret Service and the F.B.I. (more...)
Uh Oh, The Latest iOS Update Is Bricking Some iPhone 8s Uh Oh, The Latest iOS Update Is Bricking Some iPhone 8s
- April 14, 2018

This has been confirmed by the fix community and also the folks at Engadget who tested it out themselves, where they swapped displays between brand new iPhones only to have the ambient light sensor to stop working after. Apple recently started shipping these machines ( around 400 last year ) to some of the 4,800 authorized service providers around the world. "It's a scary looking future for me", a repairer told Engadget . (more...)
THQ Nordic Aren't Doing E3 So They Can Watch The World Cup THQ Nordic Aren't Doing E3 So They Can Watch The World Cup
- April 14, 2018

Instead the team will be watching the World Cup and watching streams of the conferences live on Twitch. E3 2018 will be taking place at the usual venue in Los Angeles from 12th - 14th June. Which other exciting upcoming PC games won't be at E3 because some publishers appreciate the finer things? Over the past few years, publisher THQ Nordic has risen to popularity. (more...)
Riverpark Capital Management LLC Holds Stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS)
- April 14, 2018

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $100.39, down from yesterday's close by -0.41%. Leisure Capital Management now owns 4,449 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $473,000 after acquiring an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Top Volume Shares CRISPR Therapeutics AG's (CRSP)
- April 14, 2018

Liquidity allows an investor to enter and exit a stock at a good price (i.e. tight spreads, or the difference between the bid and ask price of a stock, and low slippage, or the difference between the predictable price of a trade and the actual price ). (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Now Covered by Analysts at UBS Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Now Covered by Analysts at UBS
- April 14, 2018

Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 771,152 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,783,640. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd owns 6,900 shs. About 24.78M shares traded. In total 23 analysts cover Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD ). On Wednesday, October 25 the firm has "Sell" rating by Goldman Sachs given. (more...)
Sea Of Thieves Promises Six Free Content Updates This Year Sea Of Thieves Promises Six Free Content Updates This Year
- April 14, 2018

Now that launch has come has gone - with a few bumps to smooth out along the way - Rare can turn its attention toward building out the game's content, and it plans to do just that. Cursed Sails will feature a brand new ship and Forsaken Shores will open a new location in the world to explore. This summer, the Cursed Sails update will include a new ship type, and then Forsaken Shores will add a new area to the map. (more...)
Airtel Giving 30GB Free Data to Users Upgrading to 4G Smartphones Airtel Giving 30GB Free Data to Users Upgrading to 4G Smartphones
- April 13, 2018

The move is expected to help the company retain customers who upgrade to 4G devices from going to rivals like Reliance Jio, which offer cheaper data rates. The free data will expectedly be added to your balance within 24 hours of activation. In its argument, Airtel counsels termed RJio as a "jealous competitor" and stated what was meant by "free subscription" is free subscription of Hotstar network and whereas the advertisement specifically provides if one intends to watch the game one has ... (more...)
A new BioShock game is apparently in development A new BioShock game is apparently in development
- April 13, 2018

But it's the oddly-offhand mention of a new BioShock that's the real eye-opener. The time was tumultuous and the tension surrounding "why wasn't I chosen for this project" only contributed more to that fact. Kotaku's report on Hangar 13 is interesting and well worth a read in its own right, and kind of sad too: Despite the problems with Mafia 3 , it sounds like the studio was ready for bigger, better, and genuinely interesting things, but layoffs and a loss of leadership cost it much of ... (more...)
OPCW: Toxic chemical used on ex-Russian spy OPCW: Toxic chemical used on ex-Russian spy
- April 13, 2018

In a statement issued on her behalf by London's Metropolitan Police , Ms Skripal said: "I have specially trained officers available to me, who are helping to take care of me and to explain the investigative processes that are being undertaken". (more...)
Mahindra launches new luxury EV brand Automobili Pininfarina Mahindra launches new luxury EV brand Automobili Pininfarina
- April 13, 2018

The design house Tech Mahindra acquired gets 70% of its business from the automotive segment and majority of its projects are running in the cleaner power trains, CEO Mr Silvio Pietro Angori said. Automobili Pininfarina will be led by Michael Perschke, as its Chief Executive Officer. Perschke will be joined by Per Svantesson as Chief Operating Officer (COO), who has been with the Volvo Group and NEVS in the past. (more...)
Huawei Plans to Launch World's First Foldable Smartphone in November Huawei Plans to Launch World's First Foldable Smartphone in November
- April 13, 2018

There are rumors that Huawei's foldable phone will be showcased in November , but apparently it won't go on sale until the company receives feedback. We have seen the ZTE Axon M that has two screens offering us what foldable phones might offer. On the information portal GizChina, it was reported that with the incredibly thin frames around the display MagicBook notebook gadget from Hiawei will please many users unsurpassed viewing angles of the screen. (more...)
Google 'Right to Be Forgotten' Case Lost, Must Delist Man's Crime Google 'Right to Be Forgotten' Case Lost, Must Delist Man's Crime
- April 13, 2018

An earlier 2014 ruling in the European Court of Justice that online links to outdated and irrelevant subject matter should be removed when requested has resulted in 669,355 requests for links to be removed from websites, about half of which were successful, The Telegraph reported . (more...)
PS4 Firmware Update 5.53 Arrives Ahead of God of War Release
- April 13, 2018

But the aggregated reviews on Open Critic and Metacritic may say more; God of War looks more like the studio's magnum opus. Specifically, McCreary stated that "it became clear that this new game would require wholly new music that did not revisit the memorable scores of the original games" after speaking to director Cory Barlog, but instead wanted to focus on "new musical territory". (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover cuts 1000 contract jobs due to diesel sales slump Jaguar Land Rover cuts 1000 contract jobs due to diesel sales slump
- April 13, 2018

The move will be the first set of job cuts to the JLR's United Kingdom workforce since 2009 and highlights concerns within the vehicle industry about Brexit and new taxes on diesel cars . That was 2.3 per cent fewer than in 2016. A source told the Reuters news agency that 1,000 roles would be cut. Jaguar sales have so far fallen by 26 per cent in the first three months of 2018, while Land Rover registrations in the United Kingdom are down 20 per cent. (more...)
Facebook Now Has a Really Cool AR Drawing Feature for Stories Facebook Now Has a Really Cool AR Drawing Feature for Stories
- April 13, 2018

As for Boomerang, TC says the beloved Instagram feature could replace Camera's looping GIF-maker that Facebook launched some time ago, since that one's not quite as polished. It's rolling out to users over the coming weeks. Further, the reports from web suggest that the technology behind the AR feature can also sense corners and objects in space, and can also detect walls and tables. (more...)
On April, 26 Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Analysts See $0.85 EPS
- April 13, 2018

It has outperformed by 23.30% the S&P500. Investmentaktiengesellschaft Fuer Langfristige Investoren Tgv decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) by 1.02% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. California Employees Retirement System stated it has 0.31% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Hamel Assocs reported 1.28% stake. $102.18's average target is 9.19% above currents $93.58 stock price. (more...)
Are Analysts Optimistic About: NIKE, Inc. (NKE) and Monsanto Company (MON) Are Analysts Optimistic About: NIKE, Inc. (NKE) and Monsanto Company (MON)
- April 13, 2018

A ROI of 25.30% for the company evaluates and compares the efficiency of the various numbers of investments relative to the cost of investments. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The insider EDWARDS TREVOR A sold $6.85M. PARKER MARK G sold $8.78 million worth of NIKE, Inc . (NYSE: NKE ) for 29,296 shares. 10,000 shares were sold by Matheson Monique S., worth $650,000 on Friday, December 15. (more...)
CSX) — CSX Corporation (NASDAQ
- April 13, 2018

A number of analysts recently weighed in on CSX shares. Mostly all the indicators used in technical analysis are based on pricing data. Finally, Cowen reaffirmed a "market perform" rating and issued a $61.00 price target (up previously from $54.00) on shares of CSX in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. (more...)
Football Manager Touch launches on Switch today Football Manager Touch launches on Switch today
- April 13, 2018

You'll also decide on strategy and team tactics, pitch-side instructions, team talks, and more, while taking advantage of a bespoke user interface and fully customised control system that ensures the Switch version runs without a hitch. If they want us to, I would love to be able to do it. It includes the 3D engine for showing games in action. Real World Scouting - Play the transfer market like never before with a realistic and immersive approach to scouting. (more...)
IOS 11.3 Messing with iPhone 8s with Third-Party Screens IOS 11.3 Messing with iPhone 8s with Third-Party Screens
- April 13, 2018

Korean mobile technology solutions firm Firstface will file a suit against United States tech giant Apple for copying a feature to unlock the smartphone screen through bitometric sensor-based user authentication, according to news reports on April 12. (more...)
Tesla CEO Elon Musk talks about lengthy Model 3 production schedule Tesla CEO Elon Musk talks about lengthy Model 3 production schedule
- April 13, 2018

The period of manufacturing woes is lasting about two to three quarters longer than he thought, he said. The NTSB's action means Tesla may not gain access to some information obtained by the agency's investigators before it is made public, but frees the company to vigorously defend the Autopilot technology. (more...)