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Reports of ballooning iPhone 8 batteries continue to trickle out Reports of ballooning iPhone 8 batteries continue to trickle out
- October 07, 2017

However, so far not many incidents have been heard of. At the time of writing reports include devices in China, Canada, Greece, Japan and Taiwan, forcing Apple to officially look into it. Nevertheless, considering Apple's scale, even a minute failure rate will affect quite a few users. As there appears to be no possibility for personal injury, there is unlikely to be a recall as in the Galaxy Note situation. (more...)
International Olympic Committee suspends Rio 2016 chief amid bribery probe International Olympic Committee suspends Rio 2016 chief amid bribery probe
- October 07, 2017

Nuzman, who has denied any wrongdoing, is accused by Brazil's federal police of bribing International Olympic Committee members to support Rio de Janeiro's candidacy to host last year's Games. Rio was awarded the Games in 2009, successfully bidding against Chicago, Tokyo and Madrid. Nuzman had tried to clean up his assets and declared an additional US$ 600,000 in income. (more...)
Google's new gadgets have an AI push
- October 07, 2017

Making it tougher for Verizon to not only sell the Pixel 2, but also keep the customers it may have gained from the exclusive. Google then goes on to list 21 pairs of approved headphones, including the Google Pixel Buds . Whether or not this is realistic considering the popularity of the iPhone range, and the brand loyalty that Apple has achieved, is debatable. Apple has sustained its TV time throughout the previous year, while Google's efforts have tapered off. (more...)
Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at ValuEngine
- October 07, 2017

Leading up to this report, we have seen a 12.75% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a -30.47% decline over the past 3 months. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 42,614 shares in the company, valued at $3,789,663.02. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume
- October 07, 2017

The stock declined 0.24% or $0.15 reaching $63.1 per share. The stock ended last trade at $3.95 a share and the price is up more than 631.48% so far this year. Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. More notable recent Activision Blizzard, Inc. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at -, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. (more...)
Plus DI Higher Than Minus DI on Shares of Fastenal Co Plus DI Higher Than Minus DI on Shares of Fastenal Co
- October 07, 2017

J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered their target price on CSX Corporation from $60.00 to $58.00 and set an overweight rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st were issued a $0.20 dividend. (more...)
Samsung launches Enterprise Editions of Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8 Samsung launches Enterprise Editions of Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8
- October 07, 2017

Below is their current ranking based on their new testing protocols. The reviewers also praised the Note 8's detail preservation, incredibly fast and accurate autofocus, and the impressive noise reduction. You won't find another phone today packed with all of this technology in a single device. If you love iOS, you would go for the new iPhones. Not highlighting any aspect, in particular, DxOMark noted in its review that the iPhone 8 Plus surpassed the Google Pixel , HTC U11 and ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus Video Shootout Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs iPhone 8 Plus Video Shootout
- October 07, 2017

The Note 8 device has a Samsung DeX which enables users to connect to a larger display unit, a keyboard and mouse, turning the device into a PC. Appointment to 18h for our test of the Galaxy Note 8! "Though the screen is large 6.3", it is not too hard to do most operations daily. (more...)
Ancient volcanos once gave the Moon an atmosphere, scientists say Ancient volcanos once gave the Moon an atmosphere, scientists say
- October 07, 2017

The strongest emission was about three and a half billion years ago. Before the Moon had its own atmosphere. Until rather recently, scientists thought the Moon has virtually no atmosphere. Extreme volcanic activity spread heated gases upon the surface of moon much faster than they could disappear into space. "This means some of the lunar polar volatiles we see at the lunar poles may have originated inside the Moon ", said Needham. (more...)
Macquarie Group Ltd. Buys 558607 Shares of Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) Macquarie Group Ltd. Buys 558607 Shares of Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN)
- October 07, 2017

A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Float is the proportion of issued also outstanding shares that can be liberally traded, nothing like locked-up insider holdings or restricted employee shares. Patterson-UTI Energy had a negative return on equity of 10.03% and a negative net margin of 23.78%. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 10,053 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $203,000 after acquiring an additional 4,653 shares ... (more...)
Nintendo Switch Production Increases to 2 Million a Month Nintendo Switch Production Increases to 2 Million a Month
- October 07, 2017

Various completely new IPs coming alongside the various sequels that often make up a year's game lists have made it so that video gaming can reach a much wider audience, especially considering the various games out for the Nintendo Switch . (more...)
The Bull Case for Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX)
- October 07, 2017

Viking Therapeutics, Inc . ( VKTX ) shares are up 21.15% for the week and that has got investors and traders sitting up and taking note. Viking Therapeutics, Inc .is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The FCF Growth of Viking Therapeutics, Inc . Right now, VKTX's beta is 0. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its position in shares of Viking Therapeutics by 62.9% during the 1st quarter. (more...)
Mets' David Wright Undergoes Yet Another Surgery Mets' David Wright Undergoes Yet Another Surgery
- October 07, 2017

The procedure relieves pressure on the spinal cord from a narrowing spinal canal. Wright has been limited by injuries the past three years, playing in just 75 games spanning the last three seasons. Despite this most recent surgery, Wright says that his desire to play is "as strong as ever". While this statement sounds encouraging, it is hard to believe that Wright will ever be able to make his return to the Mets. (more...)
Game of Thrones season eight has a read-through date
- October 07, 2017

Now, the final season is gracing us with another announcement, saying each of the six episodes will likely all be over an hour. "[The episodes are] definitely going to be bigger and what I hear is longer ", says Cunningham, who begins work on the Emmy-winning series on Sunday. (more...)
Apple 'aware and looking into' iPhone 8 battery-swelling issue Apple 'aware and looking into' iPhone 8 battery-swelling issue
- October 06, 2017

Yesterday CNET rounded up the handful of reports that have emerged - saying there are at least six different reports in at least five countries of the iPhone 8 splitting along its seams. The phones crack open without any signs of scorching or explosion. Battery design and manufacturing issues led to Note 7s catching fire. The iphone 8 has been in the market just for a week and the users have already reported the phone to be bursting open. (more...)
Facebook tests desktop chat apps Facebook tests desktop chat apps
- October 06, 2017

The screen sharing option would help Workplace attract more customers. Reportedly, the desktop apps are downloadable now (b-versions) if you have Windows 7 or Mac 10.9. Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ:FB ) quietly launched a dedicated app for its Workplace productivity platform that includes the ability for users to chat and share their screens with each other. (more...)
Did you see the Harvest Moon on Thursday? Did you see the Harvest Moon on Thursday?
- October 06, 2017

The Harvest Moon for 2017 is on its way! It rises about 20 minutes earlier, which decreases the time between sunset and moonrise, according to NASA. The Harvest Moon is what the full moon is called when it happens within two weeks of the autumnal equinox. (more...)
Vegas massacre gunman accumulated arsenal over decades, police say Vegas massacre gunman accumulated arsenal over decades, police say
- October 06, 2017

Investigators are busy reconstructing his life, behaviour and the people he encountered in the weeks leading up to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. - Lombardo said Paddock must have had help in amassing such a huge arsenal - almost 50 firearms and explosives components recovered from his hotel room and two properties he owned in Nevada. (more...)
SMEs struggling, GDP refuses to grow but India's rich are getting richer SMEs struggling, GDP refuses to grow but India's rich are getting richer
- October 06, 2017

Also the Indian women entrepreneurs who were listed as the richest on Forbes included, Savitri Jindal at the sixteenth position, with a net worth of 7.5 billion United States dollars, Leena Tewari at the seventy-one position with a net worth of USD 2.19 billion and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw with a net worth of USD 2.16 billion, stands at the seventy-second position. (more...)
Moment releases Pixel 2 cases that support its add-on lenses Moment releases Pixel 2 cases that support its add-on lenses
- October 06, 2017

But this year there is no headphone jack in the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL . You'll either need to port your current number over to T-Mobile, or activate a new line of service with either the T-Mobile ONE plan to be eligible for the promotion. (more...)
Uber app can secretly record your iPhone screen, security researcher reveals Uber app can secretly record your iPhone screen, security researcher reveals
- October 06, 2017

Strafach said he didn't know how, "even after [Uber] previously abused" the rules, Uber still "convinced Apple to let them have exclusive access to this privileged" entitlement. If a state-sponsored hacker gains access to this feature, it could give a spying agency whether governmental or private, complete access to the targets daily activities including precise location, complete conversations on even the most encrypted channels and all secure passwords that the target is using. (more...)
Apple reveals hundreds of new emojis for iOS 11.1 Apple reveals hundreds of new emojis for iOS 11.1
- October 06, 2017

The modern way to communicate is through emojis, which is why Apple have announced hundreds of new ones are coming for iPhones and iPads. Some of the newly added emoji characters include insane face, pie, pretzel, t-rex, vampire, exploding head, face vomiting, shushing face, brain, scarf, zebra, giraffe, fortune cookie, pie, hedgehog and many more. (more...)
Mattel scraps plan for digital assistant for kids Mattel scraps plan for digital assistant for kids
- October 06, 2017

While Mattel claimed that Aristotle would use "high level encryption" and wouldn't be sharing data with advertisers, they've now had second thoughts, with The Washington Post reporting that new Chief Technology Officer Sven Gerjets has determined that it did not "fully align with Mattel's new technology strategy" and would therefore not be offered for sale. (more...)
Destiny 2's First Iron Banner Event Announced, Includes These Armor Rewards
- October 06, 2017

It has a recommended Power level of 300. Some of the armor sets obtainable through the Iron Banner. After the reset is completed, players will find a new invitation from Emperor Calus to join him and all of the challenges he carries.ne thing is for sure though, it will definitely make an already hard event infinitely more so. (more...)
Google could be launching a rival to the Amazon Echo Show Google could be launching a rival to the Amazon Echo Show
- October 06, 2017

Since then, Amazon has released refined devices and accessories but made no major face-lift to the flagship Echo. First was the new Echo, shorter than its predecessor and bearing a refined speaker and microphone. You can also do, " Alexa , call (speak out the number)" but you'll have to include the area code. The Alexa Gadgets developer tools are not yet available but you can sign up here for notification by email when they are. (more...)
Trump wants a Senate Intel Committee probe of United States media outlets
- October 06, 2017

He signaled there is no immediate end in sight for the investigation, which he and ranking member Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerTrump: Why isn't Senate looking into " Fake News Networks"? Both Tillerson and Trump said the report wasn't true. (more...)
Krypton or Motion? Leaked images show BlackBerry's upcoming all-touchscreen phone Krypton or Motion? Leaked images show BlackBerry's upcoming all-touchscreen phone
- October 06, 2017

Now, Evan Blass has leaked the first image of the upcoming device. He leaked it on Twitter by tweeting "Goodbye, Krypton". In other words, it's tempting to dismiss it as a fairly ordinary Android phone, with little to distinguish it apart from the waterproofing and (likely) a comparatively secure Android system as we saw with the DTEK50. (more...)
Google To Launch Its Amazon Echo Show Counterpart Google To Launch Its Amazon Echo Show Counterpart
- October 06, 2017

It will also double as a smart hub to control smart devices from the likes of Nest. Just say , " Alexa , discover my devices", and Echo Plus will automatically discover and set up compatible lights, plugs, and more without the need for additional hubs or apps. (more...)
Amazon Echo can now call landlines and mobile phones for free Amazon Echo can now call landlines and mobile phones for free
- October 06, 2017

The Echo's popularity prodded Google to introduce its own internet-connected speaker, Home, with a digital assistant previous year. It's essentially a single-button, light-up, color changing Bluetooth game controller that lets you play simple games on Echo devices . (more...)
Google Clips Will Capture Your Important Moments
- October 05, 2017

Google says it's fully aware of people's privacy concerns and took care to ensure that, first and foremost, Clips clearly looks like a camera. "To bring our vision for Clips to life, we've been working on integrating Intel's Movidius technology within Clips to give people numerous benefits of machine learning directly on their device", said Google Clips product lead Juston Payne. (more...)