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Amazon shipped more than 5 billion items via Prime in 2017 Amazon shipped more than 5 billion items via Prime in 2017
- January 02, 2018

Amazon has announced all of the movies and TV shows coming to Prime Video this month-and there is some great content coming to kick off the New Year. 2017 was the year of the Instant Pot. Amazon Prime has grown stateside in 2017, as well. The songs Amazon Prime subscribers listened to most were Believer by Imagine Dragons and Something Just Like This by The Chainsmokers. (more...)
Nissan announces new Leaf prices Nissan announces new Leaf prices
- January 02, 2018

The 2018 Nissan Leaf will have a much-needed boost in range, with the all-electric vehicle being capable of covering up to 235 miles on a single charge - 80 miles more than the outgoing model . The improvements result in a 50% increase in range, now up to 235 miles, and 38% increase in power. Four trim levels will be available with the line up topping out at £33,655 for high specification Tekna models. (more...)
Here are the top grossing Steam games of 2017 Here are the top grossing Steam games of 2017
- January 02, 2018

Valve has named the best selling Steam titles of 2017, giving us a glimpse at the spending habits of its enormous user base and revealing which games brought home the most bacon. Valve also compiled the top selling new releases of 2017 , which is broken down by month; the most played games of 2017 ; the top selling VR experiences of 2017 ; and the top early access graduates of 2017 . (more...)
Unknown microbes identifiied in space Unknown microbes identifiied in space
- January 02, 2018

For the very first time, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have identified microbes aboard the space station. But since it's moving at 17,500 miles per hour and is not confined to one specific time zone, it's hard to say exactly when the New Year begins out there. (more...)
Lenovo K320t launches: Screen overflow, dual camera rear Lenovo K320t launches: Screen overflow, dual camera rear
- January 02, 2018

The device will go on sale from January 4, 2018, in China. Being a standard budget phone, the Lenovo K320t comes with a polycarbonate body and entry-level specifications. Finally, a nice offering from Lenovo, the smartphone is likely to launch in India in next few weeks with the similar price tag. In the previous month, this smartphone has already received the TENAA certification and the phone was later on available on reservations in China, on Jingdong Mall. (more...)
Phantom Redmi Note 5 to be powered by the Phantom Redmi Note 5 to be powered by the "Snapdragon 632"
- January 02, 2018

Happy new year folks, the first news that we are covering in this year is about the most awaited smartphone of the year, AKA, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 . As far as specs are concerned, the Redmi Note 5 is expected to feature a 5.99-inch Full HD display having an aspect ratio of 18:9. In related news, Xiaomi has released an update for its Mi Drop app in the Play Store. (more...)
Google Doodle Celebrates with 'Feathery Friends' Google Doodle Celebrates with 'Feathery Friends'
- January 02, 2018

The sun has risen on a new year, and Google has launched an optimistic Doodle to welcome it. In a holiday season series, Google has been releasing doodles of the penguin friends. Just as catching up with family and friends is the gist of the festive season, Google Doodle today (December 31) features a pair of penguins reunited with their parrot friends and having a blast this New Year's Eve . (more...)
Samsung's new Chromebook to feature a 13-megapixel Sony IMX258 sensor Samsung's new Chromebook to feature a 13-megapixel Sony IMX258 sensor
- January 02, 2018

Samsung's Chromebooks haven't always been smashing successes , but it's clearly willing to shake up its formula when necessary. One of which may be the Nautilus-a Chromebook unit developed by Samsung . Considering this report it looks like Samsung's new Chromebook will feature a 13-megapixel camera and it will be the first in the company's history and in the Chromebook series. (more...)
YouTube App Is Pulled From Millions Of Amazon Fire TV Devices YouTube App Is Pulled From Millions Of Amazon Fire TV Devices
- January 02, 2018

Amazon also recently released an Apple TV app and agreed to sell a limited range of those products, but it wasn't enough for Google, who having already removed YouTube from the Echo Show , has now pulled it from Fire TV. The spokesman said, "Due to lack of reciprocity , we will not make YouTube available on Echo Show and Fire TV". The "lack of reciprocity" is something Google can not accept but they are hoping to resolve these issues soon. (more...)
OnePlus 5T gets open beta for Oreo OnePlus 5T gets open beta for Oreo
- January 02, 2018

One of the more interesting controversies in the smartphone industry previous year was the decision by OnePlus to launch an updated version of the OnePlus 5 just six months after its initial release. A user on Reddit noted that the new update pushes a "Disable Harmful App" notification if the phone has the FactoryMode app installed. The company also warns this is a beta build and in some cases, these are " NOT as stable as our official OTAs ". (more...)
Alex Hornibrook throws 4 TDs as Wisconsin beats Miami in Orange Bowl Alex Hornibrook throws 4 TDs as Wisconsin beats Miami in Orange Bowl
- January 02, 2018

And after the game, cameras caught one Badgers player absolutely devouring an orange - peel and all. Miami missed on its next three third down attempts while the Badgers took a 24-14 lead and those two conversions both came on the same possession, which ended with a 41-yard Michael Badgley field goal. (more...)
Klavan late show lifts Liverpool past Burnley Klavan late show lifts Liverpool past Burnley
- January 02, 2018

The Reds were shorn of two members of their "fab four" at a sodden Turf Moor, with Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah missing while Roberto Firmino started on the bench as Jurgen Klopp sought to manage his resources amid a hectic festive schedule. (more...)
A bitcoin exchange's exec was kidnapped before hackers attacked its site A bitcoin exchange's exec was kidnapped before hackers attacked its site
- January 02, 2018

Attacked on Tuesday by professionals wearing dark clothes and face-shielding balaclavas, Exmo manager Pavel Lerner was forced into a black automobile near the company's main office in Kiev, Ukraine. As reported by Russian crypto news site, BitsMedia , Lerner's abduction may have been similar to the case of Alexander Vinnik who was detained in Thessaloniki this summer in connection with various criminal activities. (more...)
New Workaround Lets Older Google Phones use Pixel 2's Portrait Mode New Workaround Lets Older Google Phones use Pixel 2's Portrait Mode
- January 01, 2018

The successor to the original Pixel phone made a debut that is louder than any other devices and this is due to the issues that came with it. You can read the technical bits on Chow's website about how he pulled this off, but all you need to know as the end user is that it seems to work just like it does on the Pixel 2 . (more...)
Airtel Takes on Jio With Updated Rs. 799 Pack Airtel Takes on Jio With Updated Rs. 799 Pack
- January 01, 2018

All in all, it looks like Airtel and Jio are in neck to neck battle to offer the best possible deal to the subscribers. It is important that as with different packs, the "boundless" brings in the Airtel 799 pack are limited to 250 minutes for each day and 1,000 minutes for every week. (more...)
Clovis Oncology (NASDAQ:CLVS) Covered By Yet Another Research Firm
- January 01, 2018

Ecor1 Capital Llc who had been investing in Clovis Oncology Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.33 billion market cap company. It worsened, as 48 investors sold CLVS shares while 49 reduced holdings. Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Price T Rowe Associates Md holds 0.02% or 1.35M shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Eagle Ridge Investment Management Has $13.85 Million Stake in Intel Co
- January 01, 2018

The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $68. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.23, for a total value of $20,891,465.51. (NASDAQ:TTWO) rating on Thursday, August 3. Baldwin Brothers Inc decreased United Rentals Inc (URI) stake by 72.63% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in INTC. (more...)
LG and Samsung release statements saying they don't throttle their older phones LG and Samsung release statements saying they don't throttle their older phones
- January 01, 2018

However, that does not justify what Apple has been up to, deliberately capping the CPU performance is unjust to its loyal user base. Up until last week, Apple had not publicly acknowledged slowing down older iPhones and it was not clear that the reason for slower iPhones was actually in the battery. (more...)
Apple makes $29 iPhone battery replacements available immediately Apple makes $29 iPhone battery replacements available immediately
- January 01, 2018

The reasoning for this move by the company makes flawless sense, but it was the execution which will cost Apple in terms of money and a black eye on its reputation and brand. In a letter to customers posted Thursday, Apple apologized for poor communication about the slowdown and denied it was an attempt to force upgrades. (more...)
Nintendo Postpones 64GB Switch Games Until 2019 Nintendo Postpones 64GB Switch Games Until 2019
- January 01, 2018

The talk itself, regardless of feelings about the nature of such hacking, was interesting; after all, it delved into detail on what makes the Switch tick, and even the sorts of changes Nintendo implemented to make hacking tougher compared to the 3DS, for example. (more...)
Leaked List Shows Upcoming Smartphones Rumored to Have Snapdragon 845 Leaked List Shows Upcoming Smartphones Rumored to Have Snapdragon 845
- January 01, 2018

If it is actually correct though, you can expect to see at least one brand new flagship smartphone powered by Snapdragon 845 on nearly every month in 2018. ZTE's Nubia Z18s and Motorola's Moto Z 2019 are also expected to be introduced in 2018 and will benefit from the upgrades of Qualcomm's most powerful mobile chip yet. (more...)
'Heeey, Goo Goo!' Italian grandmother learns how to use Google Home 'Heeey, Goo Goo!' Italian grandmother learns how to use Google Home
- January 01, 2018

As noted by Digital Trends, the grandmother can be seen asking, "What is this thing?" Initially, the woman in the video is confused by the tiny-looking gadget and says, "OK, Goo Goo ( Google )". And then she gets the weather.in London. Google offers a growing range of smart speakers , with current offerings including the mid-sized Google Home, the larger Home Max, and the diminutive Mini so feared (or possibly loved) by Gran. (more...)
Get ready for the Super Blue Blood Moon in January Get ready for the Super Blue Blood Moon in January
- December 31, 2017

Another supermoon will follow on Jan 31, passing by Earth about 26,500 kilometers (16,466 miles) closer than usual. A supermoon last occurred on December 3. Stealing the show for the first sunset of 2018 will be the rising full wolf super moon which occurs at about 5 p.m.in the east. It is conditioned by the fact that then the center of the moon and the center of the shadow of the Earth will exactly match. (more...)
Analysts See $1.18 EPS for Illumina, Inc. (ILMN)
- December 31, 2017

Advisory Research stated it has 0.02% in Illumina, Inc . It has outperformed by 11.54% the S&P500. $393,600 worth of Illumina, Inc . Commonwealth Equity Services Inc now owns 10,931 shares of the life sciences company's stock valued at $1,986,000 after buying an additional 171 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Analyst Opinion Summary: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), Global Payments Inc. (GPN)
- December 31, 2017

Jag Capital Management Llc sold 57,121 shares as the company's stock rose 23.27% with the market. Jag Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Activision Blizzard Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $47.88 billion market cap company. (more...)
Apple Apologizes For Secretly Slowing Down Older iPhones
- December 31, 2017

Apple says its intentions were only to benefit the customer. In India, users of the iPhone 6 (or later) can get their out-of-warranty batteries replaced for ₹2,000 (plus taxes), compared to about ₹6,500 previously. Dr Robert Merkel, a software engineering lecturer at Monash University, agreed that it "did not appear unreasonable" for Apple to throttle the (central processing unit) to avoid a reboot due to a battery that can not supply enough current. (more...)
Which Insider sold 5000000 Shares Of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH)?
- December 31, 2017

Bluemountain Management Ltd Llc holds 4,143 shares. It has underperformed by 5.47% the S&P500. It also reduced Century Alum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) stake by 750,982 shares and now owns 2.05M shares. Therefore 55% are positive. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to "Underperform" on Thursday, November 30. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Wedbush given on Friday, October 14. (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) After Last Week? Are Analysts Bearish Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) After Last Week?
- December 31, 2017

About 436,017 shares traded. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has risen 18.02% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. Mick Hellman decreased its stake in Apollo Global Mgmt Llc ( APO ) by 0.37% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish about Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) after last week?
- December 31, 2017

The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $52.32. About 493,312 shares traded. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM ) has risen 0.69% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. Out of 34 Wall Street analysts rating Williams-Sonoma, 6 give it "Buy", 7 "Sell" rating , while 21 recommend "Hold". Ratings analysis reveals 18% of Williams-Sonoma's analysts are positive. (more...)
Apriem Advisors Has $2.04 Million Holdings in Tesla Inc (TSLA)
- December 31, 2017

Tesla, Inc . (NASDAQ: TSLA ) has risen 44.43% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Bart Baum increased its stake in Tesla Inc (Put) (TSLA) by 22.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)