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50 senators endorse resolution to restore FCC net neutrality regulations 50 senators endorse resolution to restore FCC net neutrality regulations
- January 16, 2018

With Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME also supporting the bill, Democrats need to secure one Republican vote to pass the bill, and those Republican votes are out there to be had because a free and unfettered internet is the definition of open market conservatism. (more...)
Global Pilot Operated Solenoid Valves Market: CKD, Clippard and CAMOZZI
- January 16, 2018

Global Vehicle base auto drain valve Market Report 2018 gives point by point examination of Vehicle base auto drain valve showcase, encasing nitty gritty investigation of Global Vehicle base auto drain valve Market advertise for most recent couple of years and gauge up to year 2022. (more...)
Amazon's Echo Spot bedside speaker clock comes to the UK
- January 16, 2018

One is the fact that it is indeed an alarm clock with Google Assistant built-in. However, unlike them, the Echo family is not always getting up to no good, and probably does recycle correctly. It's not just about telling the time though. He said that the intelligence in the devices will be "based on your voice" that will enable you to easily connect. (more...)
New Leak Leaves Little to Imagination about the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 New Leak Leaves Little to Imagination about the Xiaomi Mi Max 3
- January 16, 2018

And Xiaomi may unveil the MIUI 10 or MIUI X alongside the Mi Max 3 itself. It's nice to see the Mi Max 3 continuing the trend started by the Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus of offering an edge-to-edge bezel-less display, if the new report is to be gone by. (more...)
Watch and follow updates ahead of world title fight Watch and follow updates ahead of world title fight
- January 16, 2018

Matchroom Boxing, Joshua's promoters, said the bout would take place at the 74,500 capacity Principality Stadium, best known for staging Wales rugby union internationals. He made his British debut a year ago with a majority points win over challenger Hughie Fury , a cousin of former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury . (more...)
Signal partners with Microsoft to bring end-to-end encryption to Skype Signal partners with Microsoft to bring end-to-end encryption to Skype
- January 16, 2018

For the time being, only users enrolled in the Skype Insiders early access program will be able to take advantage of the new Private Conversations feature though it will likely be available for general users at a later date. Microsoft is bringing end-to-end encrypted conversations to Skype which will allow users to keep their sensitive business and personal communications private. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Rating Reiterated by Cowen and Company
- January 16, 2018

Also, the number of funds holding Activision Blizzard Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 17 to 17 for the same number. Shares of Activision Blizzard ( ATVI ) traded up $1.12 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $70.36. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, June 7 by Jefferies. (more...)
Windows 8.1's support has ended Windows 8.1's support has ended
- January 16, 2018

However, that day came and Microsoft extended it till 16 January - tomorrow. This will also be applied to Windows 10 , which at the moment is still on mainstream support which is expected to end in 2020, followed by extended support which ends in 2025. (more...)
New Bentley Bentayga SUV Gets V8 Option New Bentley Bentayga SUV Gets V8 Option
- January 16, 2018

The Crewe-based manufacturer claims that this braking system is the largest and most powerful to be fitted on a Bentley, and also the largest front brake system available on a production vehicle. In its "most sporting guise to date" according to its maker, the Bentayga V8 can also be specified with optional carbon-ceramic brakes, with discs measuring 440 mm in front and 370 mm at the back. (more...)
HTC U11 Eyes with face unlock feature launched: Price, Specifications and Availability HTC U11 Eyes with face unlock feature launched: Price, Specifications and Availability
- January 16, 2018

Called HTC U11 EYEs, the smartphone is now available in China and Taiwan at CNY 3,299 which translates to roughly Rs 32,664. The internal specifications of the U11 Eyes match up with the rest of HTC line of flagship phones. HTC U11 EYEs carries the biggest battery in an HTC smartphone so far with 3,930mAh along with support for Qualcomm's Quick Charge 3.0. For the rear camera, the phone has a single 12MP UltraPixel 3 unit that supports PDAF, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, and can record videos at 4K. (more...)
House lawmakers demand answers from Apple on throttling older phones House lawmakers demand answers from Apple on throttling older phones
- January 16, 2018

Chinese smartphone brands continue to dominate the local market, with Oppo edging out Apple to claim the best-selling phone in China past year. Counterpoint analyst James Yan, in a blog post on Monday, said that the iPhone 7 duo - which launched in September 2016 - got a "plain" response in the first half of 2017, but sales picked up in the second half of the year due to a price drop after the launch of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. (more...)
Healthcare Trust of America I (HTA) Currently Above Chikou Line Healthcare Trust of America I (HTA) Currently Above Chikou Line
- January 16, 2018

Several other institutional investors have also sold shares of the company. Its portfolio is positioned in metropolitan markets such as Atlanta, GA, Phoenix, AZ, Indianapolis, IN, Greenville, SC, Pittsburgh, PA, Albany, NY, Boston, MA and both Dallas and Houston, TX. (more...)
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) And Insider Trading Activity NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) And Insider Trading Activity
- January 16, 2018

NVIDIA ( NVDA ) traded down $1.10 on Monday, reaching $222.98. About 9.00M shares traded. News coverage about NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Shell Asset Mgmt has invested 0.09% in Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK). About 454,032 shares traded. Goldman Sachs Grp has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in CNX Resources Corporation (NYSE:CNX). (more...)
Medidata Solutions, Inc. (MDSO) Shares Bought by Ameriprise Financial Inc Medidata Solutions, Inc. (MDSO) Shares Bought by Ameriprise Financial Inc
- January 16, 2018

It has outperformed by 51.67% the S&P500. The company has a market cap of $3,911.04, a P/E ratio of 95.57, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.47 and a beta of 1.69. (NASDAQ:MDSO) for 88,457 shares. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Mgmt reported 0.06% in Medidata Solutions, Inc . (NASDAQ:MDSO). Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund reported 20,438 shares stake. (more...)
JBL joins the Google Smart Display platform with the JBL Link View JBL joins the Google Smart Display platform with the JBL Link View
- January 16, 2018

The Smart Display will act like Amazon's Echo Show where you would get Google Assistant and not the Amazon's Alexa assistant. "We'll have to see how that works out", Google's Scott Huffman , a Google VP, said. For now we need to wait for the device to be officially launched. Ask the LG ThinQ WK9 and it'll play it on YouTube for you. Amazon is constantly improving its intelligent personal assistant Alexa, connecting it with various house appliances, so that you can remotely ... (more...)
MLK Day events on Long Island MLK Day events on Long Island
- January 16, 2018

Part of Dr. King's enduring legacy are the seeds of hope he planted in the hearts and minds of millions of Americans that life could be and should be better. Blood donors will receive a voucher for a free pizza slice and soft drink, donated by Fratelli Pizza. Now more than ever, we should make standing for the voiceless a priority in our country and community. (more...)
50th Anniversary Ford Mustang Bullitt Must Get Super Bowl 2018 Ad 50th Anniversary Ford Mustang Bullitt Must Get Super Bowl 2018 Ad
- January 16, 2018

A nifty thing about the new vehicle is the 12-inch main instrument LCD cluster is similar to the one on the current Mustang but the Bullitt model opens with an image of the auto instead of a pony. In the clip Molly races a modern-day Dodge Charger around a auto park to secure the final empty space. Carl Widmann, Mustang chief engineer, added: "When making a Bullitt , there are certain things it absolutely must have". (more...)
Dark Souls Remastered Not To Use Any Dark Souls 3 Assets Dark Souls Remastered Not To Use Any Dark Souls 3 Assets
- January 16, 2018

The developer has also announced a special Dark Souls Trilogy box for PS4 but it is only being offered in Japan. Darks Souls Remastered will be arriving for the PS4, Xbox One and PC on the 25th of May. Those who are already familiar with the engine and graphics of the original Dark Souls game will be able to pick it up and get to playing without much trouble, Comicbook.com notes. (more...)
Honor 9 Lite India Launch Set for January 17 Honor 9 Lite India Launch Set for January 17
- January 16, 2018

The dual-SIM Honor 9 Lite runs EMUI 8.0, based on Android 8.0 Oreo. We will know more about its pricing and availability in India once it's launched in the country on January 17. The smartphone sports a 5.65-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 428ppi. In terms of camera, there Honor 9 Lite features dual camera setups on both the front and back of the handset. (more...)
Motorola Moto E5 Image Leaked, Reveals Front and Rear Design Motorola Moto E5 Image Leaked, Reveals Front and Rear Design
- January 16, 2018

An alleged leaked render might just have revealed the first-look of the Moto E4 successor. Below the display is a "motorola" logo instead of the capacitive Home button that was integrated with a fingerprint reader on the Moto E4. We also expect other connectivity features on the Moto E5 such as GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a 3.5mm headphone port (at the top). If it turns out to be true, then it would be an earlier-than-expected launch compared to the Moto E4 which was launched in June of 2017. (more...)
Cyberpunk 2077 may be appearing at E3 according to sources Cyberpunk 2077 may be appearing at E3 according to sources
- January 16, 2018

Last week, we informed you about the official Twitter account of Cyberpunk 2077 showing signs of activity. Even though Cyberpunk 2077 has been in development for years, fans shouldn't be surprised if it takes another year or two in development before it's finished. (more...)
More Google Home devices reportedly crashing Wi-Fi networks More Google Home devices reportedly crashing Wi-Fi networks
- January 16, 2018

TP-Link has fixed the problem for its users with a firmware to the router, which should allow it to handle the sudden burst of packets without crashing. Both Linksys and TP-Link likewise independently notified its customers that the apparent cause of these interruptions is indeed Google Cast devices. (more...)
Nintendo Released almost a Dozen Big New Games for Switch Nintendo Released almost a Dozen Big New Games for Switch
- January 16, 2018

The Wii U's underratedDonkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is getting ported to the Switch, out on May 4th. The forthcoming DLC will also bring three new costumes for Mario: Knight Helmet, Sunshine Shades, and Musician Hat, plus their respective outfits. (more...)
Former classmate arrested over murder of Jewish student Former classmate arrested over murder of Jewish student
- January 16, 2018

Authorities have arrested a friend in the killing of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student who was buried in a shallow grave at a Southern California park. Woodward is believed to be the last person to have seen Bernstein before his disappearance. The friend said Bernstein had walked into the park after getting out of his auto, and the friend left about an hour later when Bernstein did not return or respond on social media. (more...)
Ford plans huge investment in e-mobility Ford plans huge investment in e-mobility
- January 16, 2018

We will update you once we get an official answer on the matter. Ford's shift to e-mobility has been more than six months in the making, after CEO Jim Hackett replaced his predecessor Mark Fields in May. The manufacturer plans to release 40 hybrid and fully electric cars by this point. The only performance improvement Ford has revealed is the top speed of 260kph, some 12kph higher than the standard model. (more...)
Perkinelmer Inc (NYSE:PKI) Institutional Investors Sentiment Change
- January 16, 2018

Westwood Hldg reported 816,293 shares stake. Vertical Research upgraded Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) on Friday, February 3 to "Buy" rating. As per Friday, July 22, the company rating was reinitiated by BTIG Research. Ratings analysis reveals 37% of PerkinElmer Inc's analysts are positive. The company was maintained on Monday, June 19 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The rating was maintained by Robert W. (more...)
Former Motorstorm and Driveclub devs announce formation of Wushu Studios Former Motorstorm and Driveclub devs announce formation of Wushu Studios
- January 16, 2018

They have worked on games like the popular Motorstorm series and more recently, Driveclub for the PS4. Their key goal for moving away from the AAA scene is to create games with interesting mechanics, unique concepts and to deliver fun and refreshing gameplay experiences to players. (more...)
House Of The Dead Is Making A Superb Comeback After A Decade! House Of The Dead Is Making A Superb Comeback After A Decade!
- January 16, 2018

There is no word yet on a house release, but this game will probably be hard to port without some kind of gun controller - although the DualShock 4's movement sensing would make it easy to point and shoot enemies like an arcade gun game. Scarlet Dawn's actual gameplay will also benefit from the influence of modern technology. Unreal Engine 4 is being used for the graphics engine, and the number of creatures that appear on screen will be the highest in the series yet. (more...)
LG G7 to be scrapped, development to start again from scratch LG G7 to be scrapped, development to start again from scratch
- January 16, 2018

Nearly nothing was known about the now-scrapped G7, except that it would have shipped with LG Pay (presumably, that's still the plan). One speculation is that the dual camera module is likely to be on the front of the handset, raising speculations that one of the cameras will be used for LG's first iris scanning function. (more...)
Nissan Xmotion Concept Inspired By Japanese Traditions Nissan Xmotion Concept Inspired By Japanese Traditions
- January 15, 2018

Maybe this hints at a new addition to the crossover market in the near future. 2018 Nissan Xmotion concept. Like the rest of vehicle, the mechanical tool-inspired wheels and all-terrain tires coexist as one piece, with the tire tread physically laminated over the 21-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. (more...)