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Eric Schmidt steps down as boss of Google parent company Eric Schmidt steps down as boss of Google parent company
- December 23, 2017

Mr Schmidt has played a key role in the development of Google from a small California start-up to the global business it is today. He said: "Larry, Sergey, Sundar and I all believe that the time is right in Alphabet's evolution for this transition". (more...)
Liberty Global (LBTYK) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.27
- December 23, 2017

Liberty Global plc - Class A has a 52-week low of $28.17 and a 52-week high of $37.69. The stock increased 4.10% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $35.52. Hightower Advsr Lc accumulated 0.09% or 354,980 shares. Leuthold Gru Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.31% or 102,736 shares. 100,000 shares traded per day would be a minimum for most traders and some require 1,000,000. (more...)
Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman of Alphabet Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman of Alphabet
- December 23, 2017

Alphabet has announced that it plans to appoint a non-executive chairman in the near future. Mr Schmidt, 62, will relinquish his role at the next board meeting in January and become a technical adviser to the firm as well as continuing to serve as a director. (more...)
Chloe Kohanski Wins The Voice for Team Blake and Nashville Chloe Kohanski Wins The Voice for Team Blake and Nashville
- December 23, 2017

At the end of the day, said Kohanski , " The Voice " is fulfilling its goal as a television show - and it's on the contestants to "use that platform for exposure week after week" from there. A plethora of performers crushed it on the Voice stage - from Demi Lovato to former coach Pharrell Williams and his band, N.E.R.D.to future coach Kelly Clarkson - but the performance of the night came from former Team JHud member Chris Weaver, aka Nedra Bell, and her fierce drag queen quartette. (more...)
Apple hit with first lawsuits over iPhone performance throttling
- December 23, 2017

However, some people might be suing the iPhone maker for the wrong reason. The company rolled out the secret "power management" fix in 2016, which is the year many iPhone users reported their iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 models seemed slower than usual. (more...)
Watch SpaceX's last Falcon 9 rocket launch for 2017 Watch SpaceX's last Falcon 9 rocket launch for 2017
- December 23, 2017

GCOM-C will monitor global water circulation and climate change from orbit for at least 10 years; and SLATS will test an efficient ion-engine technology developed to help satellites operate at altitudes below 190 miles (300 kilometers), where air resistance is significant, JAXA officials said. (more...)
Stifel Financial Corp Reduces Holdings in Williams Companies Inc (WMB)
- December 23, 2017

About 5.16M shares traded or 2.10% up from the average. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Nantahala Capital Management Llc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 447,952 shares. Jrm Investment Counsel Llc decreased its stake in Williams Cos Inc Del (WMB) by 18.88% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Finally, Morgan Stanley decreased their price objective on shares of Williams Companies from $34.00 to $33.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a ... (more...)
Xbox Game Pass getting 10 new games in January Xbox Game Pass getting 10 new games in January
- December 23, 2017

If you haven't subscribed to Xbox Game Pass yet, you can take advantage of a new promotion that Microsoft is running. There are also daily deals this year, starting today and running through December 31st. I know, we are coming off the back of some other great deals - namely both the Black Friday sale and The Game Awards sale that happened within the month. (more...)
The Witcher 3 Xbox One X Update Brings 4K Support The Witcher 3 Xbox One X Update Brings 4K Support
- December 23, 2017

The size of the download is only 550MB, bringing the The Witcher 3 up to version 1.60 on Xbox. This mode is only available on Xbox One X because there isn't an option like this available on PlayStation 4 Pro. The Performance Mode will lower the visual effects and will keep the game at 60 FPS by using dynamic resolution scaling. Both the modes in " The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt " is aimed towards 60fps of speed throughout the entire gameplay. (more...)
Has $8.56 Million Stake in Apollo Global Management LLC (APO)
- December 22, 2017

The stock increased 3.34% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $33.7. About 28,362 shares traded. Brown Advisory Inc. grew its stake in shares of Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO ) by 6.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (more...)
McLaren EV test auto highlights challenges of electric supercar McLaren EV test auto highlights challenges of electric supercar
- December 22, 2017

Part of McLaren's development process has stemmed from experience with the P1, itself a plug-in hybrid. Parry-Williams acknowledges that improvements are being made, though he said these are mostly aimed at delivering increased range as opposed to the high bursts of energy required for track driving. (more...)
OnePlus 6 to be launched with an under display fingerprint sensor in March OnePlus 6 to be launched with an under display fingerprint sensor in March
- December 22, 2017

The sources also revealed that the launch is likely to take place in the mid-March and that the device would go on sale the same month. Also, when the company unveiled the OnePlus 5T , it was again believed that the company picked similar features spotted on the iPhone X - all-screen front design and Face ID. (more...)
Amazon discounts on Moto Smartphones, valid up to December 30th, 2017 Amazon discounts on Moto Smartphones, valid up to December 30th, 2017
- December 22, 2017

The Moto G5 and G5S will be available at discounted price of Rs 8,999 and Rs 12,999 respectively till December 30, which is a flat discount of Rs 1,000. 13,999. One can expect it to be the same as that for other stores running the Moto festive deals. The Moto E4 can be purchased at Rs 7,999, while the Moto C is selling at Rs 5,499. (more...)
Pixel 2 XL Dual Speakers Appear To Have Distortion, Buzzing Problems Pixel 2 XL Dual Speakers Appear To Have Distortion, Buzzing Problems
- December 22, 2017

The speaker problem with the Pixel 2 XL has been affecting a lot of users. Most of the features offered by Google are already present on other Android smartphones and also carry a lesser price tag. While the Pixel 2 now starts at Rs 42,000, the Pixel 2 XL starting price has been revised to Rs 57,000. Unfortunately, this doesn't appear to solve the problem. (more...)
Catherine: Full Body Is Set To Seduce The West Catherine: Full Body Is Set To Seduce The West
- December 22, 2017

We got a first look at Catherine: Full Body's trailer earlier today , and Atlus announced that the game featuring a new twist on the original Catherine will be headed Westward. Her appearance in the game will cause the original love triangle to turn into a love square, which should spice things up considerably. As well as also providing us a glimpse at some of the new additions to the game's puzzle aspect, the trailer also reveals that the game is aiming for a release, in Japan at ... (more...)
Snake fungal disease may now be a global threat Snake fungal disease may now be a global threat
- December 22, 2017

Now that it has spread to Europe, it has the potential of being catastrophic globally. "Our study suggests that first responders shouldn't just be looking for certain types of snakes that have this disease, but at the whole community", said Frank Burbrink of the American Museum of Natural History's Department of Herpetology, lead author of the study. (more...)
Reliance Jio launches Happy New Year 2018 plans high data benefits Reliance Jio launches Happy New Year 2018 plans high data benefits
- December 22, 2017

Let's not forget the third type of consumers, the data-heavy users whose requirements are more high-speed 4G data in excess of 1GB per day without a drop in internet speed. To recap, Airtel introduced this Rs 199 tariff plan back in October 2017 with an aim to offer unlimited voice calls and 1GB data. Price Wars for the Data Plans in Telecom Companies Jio, Idea, Airtel , Vodafone . (more...)
Orion Engineered Carbons SA (OEC) Position Raised by Ameriprise Financial Inc
- December 22, 2017

Brigade Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Orion Engineered Carbons S A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.43 billion market cap company. (NYSE:CAT) for 17,957 shares. Goelzer Inv Mgmt invested in 0.37% or 66,366 shares. Long Suzette M sold $1.58 million worth of stock. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, October 19. (more...)
Winter solstice plans at Avebury and Stonehenge Winter solstice plans at Avebury and Stonehenge
- December 22, 2017

In Chinese culture, it marks the beginning of deep winter and a break from farming in traditional agricultural society. Winter solstice has been celebrated in Britain for centuries, after it was introduced by Celtic priests, known as Druids, long before Christianity became the norm. (more...)
The Cryptocurrency Mining Malware So Powerful It Deformed A Phone The Cryptocurrency Mining Malware So Powerful It Deformed A Phone
- December 22, 2017

If the owner tries to install any genuine Anti Virus, Laopi, in a bid to discourage the attempt, will pop a warning message on the screen that the app is fake and asks the user to uninstall the latter immediately. Even the services that require SMS authentication, the Trojan sends the text confirmation and later delete them, so that there is no trail left behind for any transactions. (more...)
Facebook agrees licensing deal with Universal Music Group
- December 22, 2017

The same press release also stated that the agreement applies to Facebook Inc's Messenger and Oculus services as well. Facebook's deal with Universal Music Group comes as the world's largest social media site is making a big push into video to keep users on its site and attract advertisers. (more...)
YouTube Can Finally Display Vertical Videos in Full-Screen on iOS
- December 22, 2017

These include videos that are square-shaped and in other aspect ratios like 16:9 and 4:9. There is now no update on when Android will get the new dynamic player. By scrolling down, users are able to shrink any window to the traditional horizontal shape so that they can browse videos and read comments unimpeded by the video player. (more...)
ARMS Version 5.0 is now available, adds new fighter and stage ARMS Version 5.0 is now available, adds new fighter and stage
- December 22, 2017

She defines herself the "Empress of the ARMS Laboratory" and she is able to use stealth to her advantage. Her plans for this research are not necessarily nefarious. Dr. Coyle happens to be the director of Arms Lab. For Grand Prix LV7, the computer will start out strong right from the first match, as usual. You can now view stats from previous Party Crash events in "Stats". (more...)
Human skull-shaped asteroid to pass by Earth in November 2018
- December 22, 2017

The mysterious skull-shaped asteroid was spotted by a group of scientists in October 2015 with the help of Pan-STARRS telescope in Hawaii. He published his findings in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics . "This means that it is very dark, only slightly more reflective than charcoal", Pablo Santos-Sanz, an astrophysicist at the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia in Spain, said in a statement today (Dec. (more...)
Bitcoin suffers fresh plunge, losing a third since start of week Bitcoin suffers fresh plunge, losing a third since start of week
- December 22, 2017

For the week, it was down around a third - its worst performance since April 2013. As warnings about the risks of investing in the volatile and unregulated market have continued to sound louder - with Denmark's central bank governor calling it a "deadly" gamble - there have been more worries over the exchanges on which cryptocurrencies are bought and sold. (more...)
What's SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) Downside After Forming Bearish Multiple Bottom?
- December 22, 2017

Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. Gru has invested 0% in Tarsus Group plc (LON:TRS). (NYSE: SEAS ). Alliancebernstein L P holds 91,140 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Federated Investors Incorporated Pa invested 0% of its portfolio in Tarsus Group plc (LON:TRS). (more...)
Nintendo Reveals 'Dr. Coyle' Is The Latest Character For ARMS
- December 22, 2017

Dr. Coyle has been added to the ARMS roster. Welcome Dr. Coyle, aka "the rad scientist", the director of Arms Laboratories. Lokjaw, Parabola and Brrchuk options are now available. Coyle in action in the trailer above. In fact it was just last month that a new character and map was added to the game, and presumably Nintendo has plans for more content to be added to ARMS at a later date. (more...)
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN) CFO David S. Graziosi Sells 1800 Shares
- December 22, 2017

The stock increased 0.32% or $0.0399 during the last trading session, reaching $12.5399. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.59, for a total transaction of $279,005.70. Wellington Group Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 5.78M shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Acadian Asset Limited Company accumulated 331,141 shares. (more...)
Q2 Sentiment Blackrock Build America Bond Trust (NYSE:BBN)
- December 22, 2017

Investors may be trying to gauge the current business cycle phase and how that could potentially impact the portfolio. With many stocks frequently hitting new milestone highs, investors may be scrambling to make sure that they aren't missing out on possible returns. (more...)
U.S. blame North Korea for world-wide malware attack U.S. blame North Korea for world-wide malware attack
- December 22, 2017

Bossert. He called on governments and companies around the world to cooperate to mitigate cyber risk, and said the US should lead the effort. "Even the American Civil Liberties Union praised [President Trump] for that". Bossert said that kind of luck can't be counted on in the future. He said during a press conference: "Its malicious behaviour is growing more egregious and stopping that malicious behaviour starts with this step of accountability". (more...)