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Ford Focus RS Red Edition UNVEILED - Price, specs and performance revealed Ford Focus RS Red Edition UNVEILED - Price, specs and performance revealed
- December 20, 2017

The cost? A cool £36,295, nearly four grand more than the standard Focus RS. Production is due to run between February and March. None of the mechanical stuff is changed, except it comes with grey-painted four-piston Brembo front brakes and a set of unique 19-inch cast alloy wheels in black. (more...)
Call of Duty: WW2 Call of Duty: WW2 "The Resistance" DLC Coming in Early 2018
- December 20, 2017

Anthropoid - Based in Prague, Czechoslovakia, this map is inspired by Operation Anthropoid , the famous assassination attempt on a high-ranking German officer during World War II. Occupation is a remake of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's Resistance map, set in the streets of Nazi-occupied Paris. Allies will free them and destroy communications equipment. (more...)
Samsung is producing more efficient 2nd gen DDR4 DRAM
- December 20, 2017

Samsung's 2nd-generation 10nm-class 8Gb DDR4 features an approximate 30 percent productivity gain over the company's 1st-generation 10nm-class 8Gb DDR4. While the Korean firm will be manufacturing a variety of DRAM for different applications and uses, notebooks, hybrids, smartphones, and tablets will also be able to take advantage of the latest and greatest manufacturing process. (more...)
PUBG Xbox One patch takes aim at visuals, performance PUBG Xbox One patch takes aim at visuals, performance
- December 20, 2017

As mentioned earlier by Polygon, animation glitches, sluggish frame rates, control bugs and more were all addressed in the game's first patch release. I have played a chunk of PUBG on Xbox One since launch, and was intending to write my thoughts up today, but yesterday's addition of local servers and today's patch have nuked that idea, because thanks to Christmas family commitments, I'm now in a different city than my Xbox One . (more...)
Cryptocurrency mining malware Cryptocurrency mining malware "Loapi" capable of physically damaging phones
- December 20, 2017

The malware works by hijacking a smartphone's processor and using the computing power to mine cryptocurrency-the process of confirming cryptocurrency transactions by completing complex algorithms that generate new units of the currency. (more...)
Bp Plc Increased Stake in 3M Co (MMM)
- December 20, 2017

The company was upgraded on Tuesday, July 28 by Argus Research. The company was initiated on Thursday, December 17 by JP Morgan. Imperial Capital maintained Waste Management, Inc. $560,200 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) was sold by Little Frank R Jr . Shares for $295,106 were sold by Hammes Eric D. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q2 2017. (more...)
Is Apple Slowing Down Older iPhones With Degraded Batteries? Is Apple Slowing Down Older iPhones With Degraded Batteries?
- December 20, 2017

There isn't much change in the Geekbench score between the iPhone 7 running on iOS 10.2.0 and iOS 10.2.1. This fix will also cause users to think, "my phone is slow so I should replace it" not, "my phone is slow so I should replace its battery". (more...)
Raises Stake in Boeing Co (BA)
- December 20, 2017

If we look at the Volatility of The Boeing Company (BA), Week Volatility is 1.54%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.57%. Boeing announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Monday, December 11th that authorizes the company to repurchase $18.00 billion in shares. (more...)
The USA Technologies, Inc. (USAT) Position Reduced by Cortina Asset Management LLC
- December 20, 2017

Perkins Cap Mgmt invested in 0.63% or 108,850 shares. USA Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: USAT)'s share price soared 7.61% or 0.7 to reach at $9.9 during previous trading session. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown 2.4%, while the company's earnings per share has grown -1.4%. USAT's profit will be $536,199 for 245.00 P/E if the $0.01 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Idea Rivals Reliance Jio, Launches 'Validity Accumulation' Feature Idea Rivals Reliance Jio, Launches 'Validity Accumulation' Feature
- December 20, 2017

Up until now, Reliance Jio subscribers were provided with a "My Vouchers" feature that allowed them to be charged for a plan at an earlier date. Under this plan, users will get 1GB of data per day along with unlimited calls and free national roaming. (more...)
Consumer Water & Air Treatment Market Global Insights to 2017 Consumer Water & Air Treatment Market Global Insights to 2017
- December 20, 2017

Next Section in Abrasive Disc market report is spread over 175 Pages including tables and figures to provide Abrasive Disc Market outlook with Market Drivers and Opportunities along with increasing Market Share , Upstream Raw Material Supplier Analysis and Major Downstream Buyers of Abrasive Disc Market . (more...)
Facebook can now find your face, even when it's not tagged Facebook can now find your face, even when it's not tagged
- December 20, 2017

You'll be able to find the on/off switch in Settings under Face Recognition, which will disable the notifications. Facebook will alert you when photos of you are uploaded, even if you haven't been tagged in them. Facebook has used facial recognition since 2010 to suggest who should be tagged in a photo, but the new tool is aimed at preventing impersonation. (more...)
EPA Ends No-Bid Contract With GOP Oppo Firm Under Scrutiny EPA Ends No-Bid Contract With GOP Oppo Firm Under Scrutiny
- December 20, 2017

The EPA employees have said they viewed the requests as attempts to intimidate or bully them into silence. Mother Jones reported last week that Pruitt's office signed a no-bid contract with Definers, which was co-founded by Matt Rhodes, a Republican operative who managed Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign. (more...)
Facebook is introducing new tools to help curb harassment Facebook is introducing new tools to help curb harassment
- December 20, 2017

Secondly, users will now be able to ignore a conversation in their messages, which will move it to the Filtered Messages folder. The new automated feature allows them to quickly identify fake accounts and block them at the registration level. (more...)
Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) Director Sells $1000400.00 in Stock
- December 20, 2017

D E Shaw And invested in 895,125 shares or 0.07% of the stock. The stock increased 2.03% or $4.41 during the last trading session, reaching $222.11. About 219,303 shares traded. Finally, BMO Capital Markets assumed coverage on Cheniere Energy in a report on Monday, September 25th. The stock has "Hold" rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, July 24. (more...)
Brokerages Set Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL) Target Price at $104.59
- December 20, 2017

Charles River Laboratories International ( CRL ) traded up $1.29 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $109.74. (NYSE:CRL). Hood River Llc has 263,817 shares for 1.84% of their portfolio. (NYSE:VZ). Jupiter Asset Management Limited accumulated 1.76% or 1.14 million shares. Weaver C Barksdale Associate Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (more...)
Lexus LF-1 Limitless Will Reveal the Future of Brand's Crossover Designs Lexus LF-1 Limitless Will Reveal the Future of Brand's Crossover Designs
- December 20, 2017

The lighting begins with a blue-illuminated Lexus badge, which then spreads to a sea of LED lights through what we can assume are the LF-1 Limitless' headlights. The original teaser showed off the coupe-styled roofline merging into the boot and entertainment screens built into the rear of the front seats. Thus far, Lexus has been secretive about the LF-1 Limitless, sharing only its name and a shadowy teaser image that reveals its continuous wraparound taillights and rounded body shape. (more...)
Are VMware (NYSE:VMW) Shares Headed North? KeyBanc Issues Upgrade
- December 20, 2017

The company was initiated on Friday, December 4 by Goldman Sachs. Finally, Maxim Group restated a "hold" rating and set a $105.00 price target on shares of VMware in a research report on Friday, August 25th. 60 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 425,646 shares. Rowe Zane also sold $646,920 worth of VMware, Inc. (more...)
(TMO) CEO Sells $9587000.00 in Stock
- December 20, 2017

The volume of IVZ witnessed a shift from 2.32 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 2.49 million shares. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc . It has underperformed by 1.13% the S&P500. (NYSE:T). Markston Intl Ltd Liability invested in 0.64% or 174,770 shares. (NYSE:LVLT). California Pub Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Level 3 Communications, Inc. (more...)
Rise Of The Tomb Kings DLC Announced For Total War: Warhammer II Rise Of The Tomb Kings DLC Announced For Total War: Warhammer II
- December 20, 2017

One takeaway from that is: don't disturb the Tomb Kings' slumber. Rise of the Tomb Kings introduces a new campaign experience with several race-specific gameplay mechanics and victory objectives. This is not actually a new story campaign, but will instead contain "two additional Legendary Lords for a total of four, with their own skills, traits, quest-chains, legendary wargear and situational challenges". (more...)
IOS 11 Concept Visualizes System Wide Dark Mode for iPhone X IOS 11 Concept Visualizes System Wide Dark Mode for iPhone X
- December 20, 2017

With the first beta, the bug that made YouTube videos choppy when developers accessed multitasking is fixed. He shows multiple screens for Contacts, Messages, Mail, App Store, Safari and Music apps, with single-screen illustrations of Health, Alarms, Maps, and Apple Pay. (more...)
First BMW X7 pre-production models roll off the assembly line First BMW X7 pre-production models roll off the assembly line
- December 20, 2017

So the countdown has started for the final twelve months leading up to the presentation of the production auto at the end of 2018. The final production-ready X7 will be presented at the end of 2018 and BMW Australia has confirmed it will be introducing the big family SUV here in early 2019. (more...)
J&J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF) Analysts See $0.89 EPS
- December 20, 2017

It has outperformed by 10.23% the S&P500. Kbc Grp Nv holds 3,274 shares. Therefore 0 are positive. Jefferies initiated the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, December 16 report. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board reported 477,133 shares. Moreover, Archford Capital Strategies Llc has 3.58% invested in the company for 76,272 shares. (more...)
USA government lifts ban on controversial virus research USA government lifts ban on controversial virus research
- December 20, 2017

The goal is to standardize "a rigorous process that we really want to be sure we're doing right", NIH director Francis Collins told reporters. On October 17, 2014, the U.S. A lab worker could unknowingly become infected and walk out the lab's door-releasing the pathogens. There are some exceptions, however: vaccine development and epidemiological surveillance do not automatically trigger the HHS review. (more...)
HP Inc. (HPQ), Nokia Corporation (NOK)
- December 20, 2017

The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $13.47. The relative volume of the stock is 1.35, while its market cap is $27.74 Billion. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock rating was downgraded by Charter Equity to "Hold". The firm had revenue of $5.39 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.33 billion. (more...)
Windows 10 Preview Build 17063 for PC finally delivers Timeline to Insiders Windows 10 Preview Build 17063 for PC finally delivers Timeline to Insiders
- December 20, 2017

Timeline is a brand new experience in Windows 10 that keeps track of your apps, documents, websites, files, and more from the last 30 days - effectively making it possible to jump back in time. App developers are working hard to enhance their apps by creating high-quality activity cards to appear in Timeline . The Preview release now supports resuming web-browsing activities in Microsoft Edge, files you opened in apps like Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ... (more...)
Police Assault Protesters Marching Against Governor Rochas in Imo State Police Assault Protesters Marching Against Governor Rochas in Imo State
- December 20, 2017

One of the main issues of contention for the protesters is the erection of statues in Owerri , the state capital, costing millions of naira, in a state where the government is burdened with a backlog of workers' salaries and pensions. The Oracle Today saw five trucks of armed security men at the popular Government House Roundabout, where the protesters said they would occupy in their Occupy Imo protest. (more...)
Dissecting the Insider Trading Patterns of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO)
- December 20, 2017

VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO). Macquarie Ltd holds 813,610 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. First Trust Advsr Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) has risen 81.23% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
Global Electric Wheelbarrow Market Overview 2017- Overland, Sherpa Tools and Muck Truck Global Electric Wheelbarrow Market Overview 2017- Overland, Sherpa Tools and Muck Truck
- December 20, 2017

Global Electric Blankets Market Research Report 2017 tracks the major market events including product launches, technological developments, mergers & acquisitions, and the innovative business strategies opted by key market players. On the basis of application the global Electric Blankets market is segmented into Commercial use, Home use. Also covers product type that are Power Module, Power Discrete and Power IC. (more...)
Facebook Spaces HTC VIVE launch embraces the enemy Facebook Spaces HTC VIVE launch embraces the enemy
- December 20, 2017

As it turns out, that isn't actually the case. So from today, it doesn't matter if you own an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive you'll be able to chat and use all the functionality of Facebook Spaces. "VR is such a powerful way to feel present with the people you care about when you can't physically be together", Franklin writes. The app previously came to Vive unofficially through the Revive hack but this is official support from Facebook itself. (more...)