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Cowen Inc. Buys New Holdings in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)
- December 25, 2017

Villere St Denis J & Co Llc who had been investing in Acuity Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.19 billion market cap company. Among 23 analysts covering Amgen Inc. (NYSE:CMG) on Tuesday, July 11 with "Hold" rating. Therefore 62% are positive. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (more...)
Blackrock Muniyield Michigan Quality Fund Inc's (NYSE:MIY) Sentiment is 0.86
- December 25, 2017

About 4.67 million shares traded. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 35.60% since December 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500. Commonwealth Equity Service owns 20,460 shares. Its the same as in 2017Q2. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. Peoples Finance has invested 1.98% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). (more...)
Apple admits it slows some older iPhones because of flagging batteries Apple admits it slows some older iPhones because of flagging batteries
- December 25, 2017

The degradation is more rapid on a device like smartphone, which is powered on for almost 24 hours and seven days a week. When an iPhone's processor makes a big current draw from a flagging battery, the battery can deliver the current in spikes that can potentially damage the phone's electronics. (more...)
North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an act of war North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an act of war
- December 25, 2017

Countries would be required to notify the United Nations of their oil shipments to North Korea. Russian Federation officially has some 40,000 North Korean workers, and possibly more, many of whom work in construction and send significant amounts of money home. (more...)
Track Santa's journey with the help of NORAD Track Santa's journey with the help of NORAD
- December 25, 2017

Anyone who wants to know Santa's location can visit NORAD, which uses advanced technology to track everything in space and the skies around us. Official NORAD Tracks Santa apps are also available in the Apple and Google Play stores, so parents and children can countdown the days until Santa's launch on their smart phones and tablets! Marine Col. (more...)
Apple admits slowing older iPhones; check proof and facts! Apple admits slowing older iPhones; check proof and facts!
- December 25, 2017

In comments to CNBC , Apple did not directly acknowledge the lawsuits, but stuck up for their algorithm-enabled slowdowns, citing customer satisfaction for the company's decision. The slow-down feature was introduced for iPhone 6 , 6s, SE, and 7, and Apple will add it to "other products in the future" too. In the California filing, Bogdanovich and Speas allege that Apple never requested user consent to slow the phones down and were never given the option to bargain or choose if they ... (more...)
Interfaith Voices: Seven reflections on the Christmas story Interfaith Voices: Seven reflections on the Christmas story
- December 24, 2017

This is the kind of man God wanted to raise Jesus. Learn from Mary in this regard. I don't think for one second in these tender and sore moments that she thought this baby was anything more than her son, who she sustained these past 10 months. (more...)
Apple faces lawsuits over slowed iPhones Apple faces lawsuits over slowed iPhones
- December 24, 2017

The initial discovery was made by Geekbench developer John Poole who had been mapping the performance of the iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 over time. However, the feature lessened the computing power of the iPhones to stop overuse of battery power. (more...)
Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) Shares Bought by Janus Henderson Group PLC
- December 24, 2017

The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/12/24/dominos-pizza-inc-dpz-shares-bought-by-janus-henderson-group-plc.html. The insider WEINER RUSSELL J sold 7,276 shares worth $1.42M. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. Asset Management Group Inc bought 2,024 shares as the company's stock rose 4.19% with the market. (more...)
Amgen (AMGN) PT Set at $192.00 by Mizuho
- December 24, 2017

It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. Shane Finemore increased its stake in Tesla Inc (Put) (TSLA) by 80% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:AMGN) or 10,095 shares. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. Clover Partners L.P. (more...)
FY2017 EPS Estimates for Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) Decreased by Jefferies Group
- December 24, 2017

The stock increased 0.28% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $94.48. About 114,218 shares traded. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. 24 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma has invested 0.03% in Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. Boyer Corporon Wealth Management Limited Liability holds 1.46% or 44,869 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Triple talaq bill against women, will destroy families: AIMPLB Triple talaq bill against women, will destroy families: AIMPLB
- December 24, 2017

A bill on making instantaneous divorce, a practice followed by Muslims, a punishable offence was scheduled to be introduced in the Lower House of the Parliament on Friday but following the uproar by Opposition, it will be tabled in the house next week. (more...)
Jio New Year 299 Plan Vs Airtel 349 Plan Jio New Year 299 Plan Vs Airtel 349 Plan
- December 24, 2017

Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio), for a change, is playing catch up with incumbents by introducing plans for customers who are heavy data users but fall into the lower price point category. Customers will also get 100 SMS per day for 28 days, which takes it to 2800 SMS per month. While for high data users, the company is launching Rs 299 plan that will offer free voice, unlimited data (2 GB high speed 4G data per day), unlimited SMS and access to Premium Jio Apps for all Jio Prime Members for 28 ... (more...)
Reliance Industries (RIL) To Get Into Clean Energy. Five Things To Know Reliance Industries (RIL) To Get Into Clean Energy. Five Things To Know
- December 24, 2017

Ambani said in the coming decades, the world will see a transition from fossil fuels to clean, green and renewable energy sources. "Yes we can. and yes we will", said Ambani. Ambani said, "Today, Reliance is a global leader in energy and materials, where operating safely is an obsession". "Reliance is the creation of the vision of one individual - my father, and our founder, Dhirubhai", Ambani said while addressing employees on "Reliance family day". (more...)
Nokia 9 Could Have an OLED Display, Latest Android Oreo Nokia 9 Could Have an OLED Display, Latest Android Oreo
- December 24, 2017

Well, not much is known about the feature phone as of yet, apart from the fact that it may come with QWERTY keypad and chances are that it may boast nearly the same design as the revamped version of the Nokia 3310, talking about the Nokia 3310 (2017) here. (more...)
PUBG's Second Xbox One Patch Addresses Serious Performance And Stability Issues PUBG's Second Xbox One Patch Addresses Serious Performance And Stability Issues
- December 24, 2017

Now there is a second patch rolling out to Xbox One users. Just like the first patch, this second update implements further optimization for the game making it running smoother on the Xbox One and Xbox One X. PUBG is available for Xbox One now via the Game Preview program, priced $29.99/£24.99. Nevertheless, the developers intend on monitoring player feedback and addressing critical items over the break as needed. (more...)
Swiss National Bank Continues to Hold Holding in Facebook INC (FB)
- December 23, 2017

The stock increased 0.12% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $50.45. About 12.52 million shares traded. Facebook, Inc . (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. On Tuesday, October 24th, Colin Stretch sold 750 shares of Facebook stock. Hillman Co, which manages about $382.43M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) by 2,671 shares to 344,149 shares, valued at $62.41 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Advisory Services Network LLC Sells 28633 Shares of Intel Co
- December 23, 2017

About 33.91M shares traded or 17.93% up from the average. Tdam Usa Incorporated invested 1.19% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, July 21. On Wednesday, November 4 the stock rating was reinitiated by Citigroup with "Buy". (more...)
Hornets' Dwight Howard plays just 4 minutes after dislocating finger on Friday Hornets' Dwight Howard plays just 4 minutes after dislocating finger on Friday
- December 23, 2017

The Bucks tied it on dunks by Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton and took the lead on Eric Bledsoe's layup. The Hornets opened a 75-64 lead with 5:50 left in the third quarter. Lewis, who got his fifth double-double of the season, finished 9 of 20 from the field and had back-to-back 3-pointers in the second half that put UT-Martin on top for good. (more...)
Apple sued after it admits to slowing down older iPhones
- December 23, 2017

Apple said lithium-ion batteries become unable to meet its handsets' peak power demands over time, raising the risk of unexpected shutdowns during periods of high demand on the processor. Attorney James Vlahakis said Apple violated customers' loyalty, forcing many to fork out the money for a new phone. Stern said, however, that iPhone users can avoid buying a whole new phone and simply replace their older phone's battery to avoid having their processor slowed down with Apple's software ... (more...)
Apple faces lawsuits for slowing down old iPhones
- December 23, 2017

Two Chicago-area residents are part of a lawsuit against Apple that claims the company's failure to explain its practice of slowing older iPhones to prevent problems with aging batteries fraudulently pushed consumers to upgrade to newer models. (more...)
Giant marine reptile lived in Antarctic 150m years ago Giant marine reptile lived in Antarctic 150m years ago
- December 23, 2017

It roamed the Earth during the late Jurassic period and is now the most ancient creature ever discovered on the icy continent. The Gondwana Continent included Australia, New Zealand, Madagascar, India, Africa and South America before the continental drift caused them to drift apart from each other while creating different continents of their own. (more...)
Bill Gates Plays Secret Santa, Sends Giant Plush Cat, Charity Donations Bill Gates Plays Secret Santa, Sends Giant Plush Cat, Charity Donations
- December 23, 2017

One day, FedEx delivered a box that could fit "about 5 of me". Plus, the Reddit username that came with the box was " thisisbillgates ". "Let's be serious", she wrote. "I was a cliché". She said Gates split a $750 donation to three of her favorite cat shelters. Her gifts included a big cuddly toy of Pusheen, the cartoon comic strip cat, donations to her three favourite cat shelters, various books and a Dave Matthews Band shirt. (more...)
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD)
- December 23, 2017

The stock price of PYPL is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -0.53% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 2.39%. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Hold" rating and $13 target in Tuesday, March 15 report. KeyCorp reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of 3D Systems in a report on Friday, October 6th. The stock of 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, July 24 by Loop Capital Markets. (more...)
Apple To Apply New Rules On Loot Boxes In Apps Apple To Apply New Rules On Loot Boxes In Apps
- December 23, 2017

While there have been warnings that "loot boxes" - items, typically purchasable for real-world cash, which give the player a chance at some rare or otherwise desirable in-game item - may be pushing gambling onto young children , they are not classified as gambling in the United Kingdom unless there's a means to cash out 'winnings.' Apple, however, is seemingly getting ahead of the increasing bad feeling against the mechanism by borrowing from traditional gambling law and requiring that the ... (more...)
Edward Snowden's Haven app turns your phone into a surveillance device Edward Snowden's Haven app turns your phone into a surveillance device
- December 23, 2017

Lee and Edward Snowden, is based on the notion that any smartphone could be turned into a personal, portable security device, to watch for unexpected intrusions into physical spaces", Guardian project founder Nathan Freitas wrote in a blog post. (more...)
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...)