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Apple Apologizes for Slowing Down Aging iPhones Apple Apologizes for Slowing Down Aging iPhones
- January 01, 2018

Apple has just issued a public apology for slowing down aging iPhones. In case you were wondering, Apple never took advantage of the Note 7 disaster in iPhone commercials. The company said that when some of its users complained about their iPhone models shutting off before running out of battery, it set about finding a solution to preserve the lifespan of those with ageing lithium ion batteries. (more...)
Apple Opens $29 iPhone Battery Replacements to All Starting Today Apple Opens $29 iPhone Battery Replacements to All Starting Today
- January 01, 2018

MORE: Apple admits to slowing down older iPhonesIn the online statement posted on Thursday, Apple said when their batteries chemically age, their ability to hold a charge diminishes. To start the battery replacement procedure, we highly suggest you contact Apple Support by phone, online chat, email, or Twitter, or scheduling a Genius Bar appointment at an Apple Store with the Apple Support app. (more...)
Officer in viral photo resigns amid internal investigation Officer in viral photo resigns amid internal investigation
- December 31, 2017

Screenshots captured by local newspaper the Gainesville Sun reveal that he wrote the comments in April 2013 with one person responding that his views were "messed up". In April 2011, he allegedly wrote: "So I find it amusing that people will talk about how our government needs to do something about our economy and in reality it's YOU who needs to stop taking advantage of our system and get a life and do something with your life". (more...)
(IPGP) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
- December 31, 2017

Ipg Photonics Corp (NASDAQ: IPGP ) just had their share rating of a '"Buy"' issued by research analysts at Needham, who now has a $210.0 price target on the $11.48 billion market cap company or a -1.93 % downside potential. The stock was sold at an average price of $198.79, for a total value of $1,888,505.00. 11,750 shares were sold by Lopresti Angelo P, worth $1.92 million. (more...)
Apple cuts cost of iPhone battery as it apologises over performance
- December 31, 2017

A replacement will now cost $29 instead of $79 starting in late January 2018. The cheaper price is more in line with third-party fix shops. Rumors had persisted for years at tech news websites devoted to Apple products and among fans of the company's products that iPhone performance was being intentionally slowed, perhaps to push users to buy newer models. (more...)
Amazon Fire TV update pulls YouTube support four days early Amazon Fire TV update pulls YouTube support four days early
- December 31, 2017

The move is in retaliation for Amazon's refusal to sell some Google products that compete with the retailer's gadgets, and Fire TV devices now encourage people to access YouTube via one of the gadget's web browsers instead, the Dailymail reported. (more...)
Apple's iPhone $29 Battery Replacement Program Is Now Live
- December 31, 2017

Frankly, we don't see why you'd pass it up if you have an older phone with poor battery life. Some recalled that Apple had released a system update (iOS 10.2.1) earlier this year to address reports involving some iPhone models that randomly shut down. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo stable update is rolling out now Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo stable update is rolling out now
- December 31, 2017

That's not all. The smartphone will also be getting the Android P update later this year, and will be one of the first devices to get it. Before updating to Android 8.0 Oreo, the Mi A1 users must ensure that their device is running the December update with version number 7.12.19. (more...)
Goodbye 2017 Welcome 2018 Quotes, Wishes, Whatsapp Status & Images, Facebook Greetings Goodbye 2017 Welcome 2018 Quotes, Wishes, Whatsapp Status & Images, Facebook Greetings
- December 31, 2017

New Year is celebrated on 1 January on every year. Most people try to celebrate it near and dear ones. So overweight people are now average. Youth will start their preparation for New Year celebrations. So hopefully, the New Year SMS messages will gives everyone the fresh feeling. I will spend less than one hour a day on the Internet. I wish they all comes closer to bless you with all happiness and joy this year a healthy, happy new year 2018 quotes . (more...)
PUBG Dev Team Talks PlayStation Release, Discusses Sony's PUBG Dev Team Talks PlayStation Release, Discusses Sony's "Very Strict" Guidelines
- December 31, 2017

Unless Microsoft plans on constantly paying PUBG Corp to keep the game off competing consoles, it's a safe bet that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will make its way to PS4 at some point down the line. Furthermore, the game has managed to amass at least a million players since it was first released for the Xbox One. PlayStation does not have a pre-release program like Steam and Xbox, so the game will have to be fine tuned and ready for a full launch before PS4 players will be able to have ... (more...)
Quarterly Earnings Forecast Overview: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI)
- December 31, 2017

Serengeti Asset Management Lp who had been investing in Adecoagro S A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.25 billion market cap company. (NYSE:MSI). Barclays Public Ltd holds 103,873 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 12 by BMO Capital Markets. (more...)
Callers disguised as sheriff's office target NC residents in phone scam Callers disguised as sheriff's office target NC residents in phone scam
- December 31, 2017

Officials say if you're approached by either scam, remember: make sure to call your bank's verified telephone number, Warrants Bureau doesn't call demanding payment to clear or warrant or etc., and always be vigilant. If the number is dialed, an automated voice typically states that there is an issue with the account and prompts the caller to enter information, including their bank card number, expiration date, security code and PIN code. (more...)
Apple apologizes for slowing down your iPhone, offers $29 battery
- December 31, 2017

Past year we released a feature for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down during these conditions. Numerous lawsuits were filed in US court but others are starting to pop up around the globe. Class-action lawsuits are being considered around the world including the United States, France, Israel and South Korea. (more...)
BTIG Research Initiates Coverage on Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO)
- December 30, 2017

It has outperformed by 7.28% the S&P500. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC's holdings in Take Two Interactive Software were worth $375,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Its up 0.54, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. Sheresky Michael had sold 465 shares worth $41,831. Finally, Jackson Square Partners LLC raised its position in shares of Take-Two Interactive Software by 137.9% during the third quarter. (more...)
Twitter and Facebook Threatened In UK's 'Fake News' Probe Twitter and Facebook Threatened In UK's 'Fake News' Probe
- December 30, 2017

Collins's intervention, the first concrete warning that sanctions could follow any failure to provide the information required, is likely to cause concern for the social media firms. The MPs want information about the extent of Russian interference in last year's European Union referendum, including details of accounts and pages. (more...)
Decreases Stake in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)
- December 30, 2017

AT&T Inc." published on December 20, 2017, Fool.com published: "Better Buy: CenturyLink Inc. vs. Verizon Communications Inc." on December 13, 2017. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. (NYSE:VZ) rating on Friday, May 26. Among 26 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have issued a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Xiaomi's Yeelight Speaker Uses Alexa and Looks Like an Amazon Echo Dot
- December 30, 2017

Yeelight smart speaker comes with dual AI assistants, which caters to people in China and those in the Western markets. Other Xiaomi home automation products like the smart LED lamps, table lamps, bedside lamps, ceiling lights, etc can be controlled via the assistant. (more...)
Has $5.41 Million Holdings in Walt Disney Co (DIS)
- December 30, 2017

About 2.91 million shares traded or 1.24% up from the average. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Achaogen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAO) has risen 757.99% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. Moreover, Numeric Invsts Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 13,700 shares. Gardner Russo And Gardner Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 4,703 shares. (more...)
Chicago's Apple Store was designed in California - where they don't have ice Chicago's Apple Store was designed in California - where they don't have ice
- December 30, 2017

The curved, 32-foot-tall glass facade that seamlessly wraps the store hasn't gotten out of the cold weather unscathed, either. And while this week saw temps dip below zero, it was nowhere close to record lows for the city. The interior of the riverfront Apple Store in Chicago. But it's the stuff that's been blowing through the air - ice and snow, falling from the roof - that have forced closing of the stairs down to the river on the east and west sides of the Apple Store. (more...)
Royce & Associates LP Buys 27500 Shares of Matador Resources Co (NYSE:MTDR)
- December 30, 2017

About 84,110 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.88% the S&P500. Ratings analysis reveals 75% of Matador Resources's analysts are positive. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Matador Resources from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. (more...)
3M Co (MMM) Holder Suntrust Banks INC Decreased Its Position
- December 30, 2017

British Columbia Investment Management Corp bought 33,905 shares as the company's stock rose 7.02% with the market. First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 4,413,897 shares of the conglomerate's stock valued at $844,511,000 after purchasing an additional 167,491 shares during the period. (more...)
Apple apologizes for slowing iPhone, drops battery prices
- December 30, 2017

The $29 price tag for a replacement battery will be rolled out worldwide in late January and last until December 2018, the company said. Facing a barrage of criticism after acknowledging the existence of a feature that can reduce the processing power of old iPhones, Apple said Thursday that it would reduce the price of battery replacements to regain customers trust. (more...)
Doll company to inspire children to reach for the stars Doll company to inspire children to reach for the stars
- December 30, 2017

To develop the aspiring astronaut doll, her backstory, and the whole product line, American Girl worked with several professionals from NASA . Luciana Vega, an 11-year-old aspiring astronaut was revealed as the 2018 doll of the year on Thursday during a segment on Good Morning America . (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Director Purchases 1125 Shares of Stock
- December 30, 2017

The stock increased 0.02% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $242.36. About 4.49M shares traded. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Analysts await Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) to report earnings on March, 15. Northcoast Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Adobe Systems Inc Del (ADBE) by 17.05% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Android Parallel Tasks solves a major shortcoming in Chrome OS Android Parallel Tasks solves a major shortcoming in Chrome OS
- December 30, 2017

Typically, on Android phones and tablets, you see multiple apps on a list after touching the virtual Overview button. While that paused state probably doesn't matter when it comes to many apps, it isn't really necessary on a Chromebook . (more...)
Clay B. Siegall Sells 18832 Shares of Seattle Genetics, Inc
- December 30, 2017

It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. Hamilton Point Investment Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Bard C R Inc (BCR) by 6.56% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tcw Gp reported 315,268 shares. Guggenheim Capital holds 0.02% or 119,273 shares in its portfolio. Jefferies maintained Seattle Genetics, Inc . Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ: SGEN ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 27th. (more...)
Lawsuit looks after Apple admits to slowing iPhones
- December 30, 2017

Starting in early January and lasting through December 2018, Apple said, it will charge $29 to replace the battery of an iPhone 6 or later whose warranty has expired. This could be affected by the number of times a battery had been charged, as well as the temperature of the environment in which an iPhone is being charged. (more...)
Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) Holdings Decreased by Ameriprise Financial Inc
- December 30, 2017

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) has risen 0.32% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.34% the S&P500. Citadel Advisors Ltd Llc reported 4.72 million shares stake. CMCSA's profit will be $2.24 billion for 20.92 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. This segment offers diagnostic information services primarily under the Quest Diagnostics brand, as well as under the AmeriPath, Dermpath Diagnostics, Focus Diagnostics, Athena Diagnostics, ExamOne, ... (more...)
Zacks Investment Research Downgrades iRobot Co. (IRBT) to Sell Zacks Investment Research Downgrades iRobot Co. (IRBT) to Sell
- December 30, 2017

Capital Finance Advisers Lc accumulated 0.01% or 15,191 shares. About 4,369 shares traded or 148.66% up from the average. The stock of iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ) is a huge mover today! It has outperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. Northern Trust Corp reported 0% stake. Hightower Advsr Limited Liability invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Hologic, Inc. Ameriprise Fin holds 0.01% or 199,328 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Law enforcement deaths lowest since 2013, report says Law enforcement deaths lowest since 2013, report says
- December 29, 2017

Last year, there were 143 LODDs. As the number of police officers killed by police has decreased, more people are getting killed by police. Of the deaths, 47 were traffic-related incidents, while 44 officers were shot and killed across the country in 2017. (more...)