Sci-tech


Stock to Keep Your Eyes on: Sirius XM Holdings I (SIRI)
- December 21, 2017

In the most recent quarter, institutional ownership decreased by a net of 35.16 million shares, or 3.77%.This is a bearish sign and indicates that institutions are feeling more pessimistic about the outlook for SIRI overall.188 holders increased their positions, 203 decreased their positions, and 148 holders held their positions. (more...)
'Court didn't give credence to documentary evidence in 2G case' 'Court didn't give credence to documentary evidence in 2G case'
- December 21, 2017

The special CBI court dealing with the 2G spectrum case did not pay much attention to the documentary evidence presented before it but relied more on the oral evidence of the accused, sources said. The directors of Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables Pvt Ltd Asif Balwa and Rajiv Agarwal, Kalaignar TV director Sharad Kumar and Bollywood producer Karim Morani have also been acquitted in the case. (more...)
Facebook slams ProPublica over accusations of age discrimination in job ads
- December 21, 2017

In reference to third-party recruitment ads, Facebook highlights the checks and measures it's built into the platform to not only educate advertisers about having to comply with US regulatory requirements in regards to job ads, but also to highlight why a person is shown a particular ad. (more...)
DJ Khaled injured in Jet Ski accident DJ Khaled injured in Jet Ski accident
- December 21, 2017

I ain't panicking. I just gotta figure it out. He took some time to FaceTime his son Asahd while waiting for help. "In life, there's roadblocks", Khaled said". Despite the minor setback - and a nasty cut on his leg - Khaled managed to free himself from the lodge of branches and make his way over to Diddy's house. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stake Raised by Sfmg LLC
- December 21, 2017

Btr Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $659.79B market cap company. Appropriate Balance Financial Services Inc. grew its stake in Microsoft by 4.7% in the second quarter. (NYSE:ECL). Cornerstone Advisors holds 1,746 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. (more...)
The Atria Investments LLC Increases Position in Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- December 21, 2017

About 3.36M shares traded. It has underperformed by 9.95% the S&P500. Addenda Capital Inc sold 18,687 shares as the company's stock declined 8.78% while stock markets rallied. (NYSE:VZ). Beutel Goodman & owns 1.66% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Apple (AAPL) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports" was originally published by TrueBlueTribune and is the sole property of of TrueBlueTribune. (more...)
UPS orders 125 electric Semi tractors from Tesla UPS orders 125 electric Semi tractors from Tesla
- December 21, 2017

The UPS alternative fuel fleet already includes trucks propelled by electricity, natural gas, propane and other non-traditional fuels. Plug in With a Free Subscription! "It's too soon to know where they'll be deployed", said Mike Mangeot, UPS spokesman in Louisville. (more...)
Apple Looking into Combining iOS and macOS Apps Next Year Apple Looking into Combining iOS and macOS Apps Next Year
- December 21, 2017

Wish you could run your iOS apps on your Mac, and vice versa? An announcement could be made as soon as WWDC 2018 in June, giving developers time to create apps. The ensuing shift in Apple's software strategy would be the most significant in the company's history since it unveiled iOS and became a two-ecosystem company. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is going to replace the Note 5 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is going to replace the Note 5
- December 21, 2017

Check out the full comparison and know how Honor 7X gives tough competition to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 . "No one knows, but as of the moment, Xiaomi has made a decision to drop the Note name on their 5.7" sized budget phones.", claimed the post. (more...)
Facebook just added a simple 'on/off switch' for its facial recognition features Facebook just added a simple 'on/off switch' for its facial recognition features
- December 21, 2017

Impersonation was one reported source of harassment that was brought up in a series of roundtables the company held around the world to discuss women's safety on social media. All this, in spite of the fact that people overwhelmingly loathe it when their photos are posted without their approval. Tech companies are putting in place a variety of functions using facial recognition technology, despite fears about how the facial data could be used. (more...)
Google Assistant SDK updated with new languages and features Google Assistant SDK updated with new languages and features
- December 21, 2017

Perhaps we will see a Malaysian developed Google Assistant device in the near future? Google has even created a page dedicated to highlighting applications made with the Actions on Google platform and Google Assistant-enabled devices like Google Home . (more...)
Nokia 9 To Feature Dual Selfie Camera Nokia 9 To Feature Dual Selfie Camera
- December 21, 2017

According to the description given by the FCC, it is not a smartphone, it is a mobile phone. This flagship phone has specifications nearly identical to all the major Android phones released in 2017 except no bezel-less 18:9 display. Customers will be able to choose between Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, and Polished Copper color variants. The new screen will be adding to the significant contribution to the handset. (more...)
Huawei Lists Honor 9 Youth Edition, Official Specs and Features Detailed
- December 21, 2017

As far as the availability is concerned, the handset is set to hit the retail shelves in China on December 26 followed by India, Russia, and the United Kingdom in the coming months. The Honor 9 Lite runs on a Kirin 659 chipset with octa-core CPU, clocked up to 2.36 GHz. The rear camera offers PDAF autofocus, apart from LED flash, in addition. (more...)
LG's first IPS-based monitors to be unveiled at CES 2018 LG's first IPS-based monitors to be unveiled at CES 2018
- December 21, 2017

At CES 2018 in Las Vegas, LG will introduce upgraded models of its popular monitor lineup with Nano IPS technology that take color reproduction capabilities to a new level. This 5K (5120x2160 pixels) resolution monitor is the South Korean tech firm's first to come with 21:9 aspect ratio. In addition to this Nano IPS technology, both of the two new monitors support Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. (more...)
This is Magic Leap's mixed reality headset This is Magic Leap's mixed reality headset
- December 21, 2017

The final design may differ from the glasses seen above and below, as Magic Leap's website notes that the product is continuously advancing. Will the Magic Leap One live up to expectations? Smart Leap has been working on a virtual reality or augmented reality system. (more...)
Netflix brings HDR support to Windows 10 Netflix brings HDR support to Windows 10
- December 21, 2017

Not all Netflix content is available in HDR, but a growing portion of the library is. If you have a compatible PC and display, you should be able to get started with Netflix HDR streaming from the app or in Microsoft Edge now. CPU: 7th Generation Core (i3, i5, or i7 7xxx or 7Yxx) or higher processor. On those older versions of Windows 10, Syss found that even with the more secure anti-spoofing mode enabled, Windows Hello fell victim to the trick, while newer builds of Windows 10 - ... (more...)
Twitter Finally Fixed Its Two Factor Authentication Twitter Finally Fixed Its Two Factor Authentication
- December 21, 2017

SMS being a carrier specific service can also affect users traveling internationally when using two-factor security . In the top menu, tap your profile icon, then tap Settings and privacy . Follow the set up process instructions. That means those codes could be intercepted in the event a hacker or some other malicious third-party has access to one or more alternative ways of viewing messages on a device other than having physical access to it. (more...)
Dragon's Crown Pro Battle-Hardened Edition Pre-Order Available Today
- December 20, 2017

This is a special edition that not only gives buyers a stylish steel-book case, but seven physical skill cards. Vanillaware previously released a remastered version of the equally entrancing Odin Sphere in the form of Odin Sphere : Leifthrasir , which was available for PlayStation 4, improving upon the original PlayStation 2 version in almost every conceivable way. (more...)
Focus Home Interactive unveils episodic game The Council Focus Home Interactive unveils episodic game The Council
- December 20, 2017

The Council's episode-based structure allows every decision to have far-reaching consequences that can reshape world history as we know it. Although it's called The Council , the game sadly has nothing to do with boring meetings about when the bins are collected. (more...)
Haines City teacher accused of sending nude photos to 15-year-old Haines City teacher accused of sending nude photos to 15-year-old
- December 20, 2017

Initially, she told police she was led to believe that the boy whom she sent nude photos of herself was 19 years old, according to the Winter Haven Police Department . Police in both Florida and Texas investigated the matter and confirmed through the boy's cell phone that the conversations continued even after Dunlap was made aware of the boy's real age. (more...)
Adobe Systems (ADBE) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
- December 20, 2017

Saturna Capital Corp who had been investing in Intel for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $221.25B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $44.32. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, December 11 by JP Morgan. The rating was upgraded by CLSA to "Outperform" on Friday, January 29. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, February 8 report. (more...)
Amazon might be planning to take on YouTube
- December 20, 2017

It all sounds like a video streaming service that relies on user uploads, much like YouTube. The two companies have been trading blows recently with the spat coming to a head this month when Google signalled it would pull support for YouTube on Amazon devices like the Echo Show or Amazon's Fire TV stick - products that are just arriving in Australia. (more...)
Amazon Officially Adds a Web Browser to All Fire TV Devices
- December 20, 2017

What? No Chrome?"We're excited to bring web browsing to customers on every Fire TV device in every country where they're sold". Google may still figure out a way to block Silk from accessing YouTube, however, so this workaround might not pan out. (more...)
Vivo V7 'Energetic Blue' colour variant launched in India at Rs. 18990 Vivo V7 'Energetic Blue' colour variant launched in India at Rs. 18990
- December 20, 2017

As part of the launch offer the company is giving one time screen replacement warranty and 100GB additional data offer from Vodafone. Apart from the colour all the other specifications of the smartphone are same. The phone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 450 SoC clocked up to 1.8GHz, paired with 4GB of RAM. It has dual nano-SIM slots and a dedicated microSD card slot so that users can expand the 32 GB internal storage when they run out of storage space. (more...)
Rebel Wilson sings Christmas songs with Google translated lyrics Rebel Wilson sings Christmas songs with Google translated lyrics
- December 20, 2017

Photos of Wilson's appearance, as well as a video of the " Google Translate Songs " segment follow. Fallon then took a turn with the holiday classic "Jingle Bells" or as Google Translate knows it, "Bells Make Sound" before Wilson and Fallon got together on a duet of "I Ran Through the Land of Cold Unknowns" aka "Walking in A Winter Wonderland". (more...)
Amazon India to launch 10.or D smartphone today Amazon India to launch 10.or D smartphone today
- December 20, 2017

Yesterday, we reported that Amazon India listed its upcoming smartphone, the 10.or D on its portal . Simply called the "10.or D", the handset features budget grade specifications for a starting price of Rs 4,999. Out of the box, "10.or D" comes with Android 7.1 Nougat and an update to Oreo is planned sometime in the future. The 10.or D has inbuilt storage options of 16GB or 32GB, both of which are expandable via microSD card with a dedicated card slot. (more...)
Xiaomi accepts Google Tez payments on Mi.com and Mi Store app
- December 20, 2017

Xiaomi has started supporting the UPI based Tez app to let consumers make cashless transactions. Tez is Google's new digital payment app for India and Mi.com and the Mi Store app will accept payment via this app. Recently, Google reported that its Tez application had outperformed the characteristic of 12 million dynamic clients in India. Well, this should certainly help Google Tez get some boost in the number of transactions in the future. (more...)
US Bancorp (USB) EPS Estimated At $0.87
- December 20, 2017

Columbia Partners Llc Investment Management decreased Us Bancorp Del ( USB ) stake by 54.07% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Stevens Capital Management Lp acquired 128,668 shares as Us Bancorp Del ( USB)'s stock declined 6.89%. While this sounds great in theory, high insider ownership can actually lead to the opposite result, a management team that is unaccountable because they can keep their jobs under nearly any circumstance. (more...)
Research Ratings: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), Invesco Ltd. (IVZ)
- December 20, 2017

SERV's profit will be $45.91 million for 38.17 P/E if the $0.34 EPS becomes a reality. The bank reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.02). Aberdeen Asset Management Public Limited Com Uk reported 342,208 shares. Analysts await Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN ) to report earnings on January, 24. (more...)
Amazon Vivo Carnival: Here's all the smartphones available at discount Amazon Vivo Carnival: Here's all the smartphones available at discount
- December 20, 2017

With the Vivo Carnival on Amazon, there are discounts on nearly the entire Vivo lineup. There's an additional Rs 2000 off if you purchase this product through exchange. The smartphone sports a 16-megapixel primary and 24-megapixel front-facing camera. In terms of specifications, it gets a 5.5-inch HD display and runs company's FunTouch OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. (more...)