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Portman Uninjured After Fatal Train Accident Portman Uninjured After Fatal Train Accident
- February 01, 2018

The train was carrying Republican members of Congress on their way to a legislative retreat in West Virginia. No lawmakers were believed to be injured. He is being checked for a possible concussion. He said he was talking with colleagues about the coming retreat when he felt a jolt. "I think that someone died, someone's in serious situation, very seriously ill, I think we did everything we can do", Marshall said. (more...)
Promising-looking strategy game Surviving Mars comes out in March Promising-looking strategy game Surviving Mars comes out in March
- February 01, 2018

The challenges awaiting players will be many - and not all of them will be the ones science has prepared for. They've made some pretty rapid progress since announcing the game in the middle of a year ago with their new publishing partner Paradox Interactive, and have now confirmed a release date for PS4, Xbox One and PC of 15th March. (more...)
5 wins for India's social sector from Union Budget 2018 5 wins for India's social sector from Union Budget 2018
- February 01, 2018

The thriving metro cities of Mumbai and Bengaluru saw specific proposed allocations for mobility network. Minimum support price (MSP) will be set at 1.5 times of agri production cost. Arun Jaitley said that long-term capital gains of over Rs 1 lakh will be taxed at 10 percent without the benefit of indexation. According to media reports, the FM said, "Distributed ledger system or the blockchain technology allows organisation of any chain of records or transactions without the need of ... (more...)
Google Assistant can now set music alarms and look up TV schedules Google Assistant can now set music alarms and look up TV schedules
- February 01, 2018

Google updated its Google Home smart speaker on Wednesday with a couple of nice quality of life features. The Google Assistant can control TV programming as well. Starting with the former of the two, this is something that Amazon just added to Alexa this past December . The alarms seem to work with whichever music service you've set the Assistant to use by default, so Spotify and Pandora, for instance, should be supported. (more...)
Get a peek at Rainbow Six Siege's first year 3 content Get a peek at Rainbow Six Siege's first year 3 content
- February 01, 2018

Operation Chimera and the Outbreak event are the openers for year three and we've got the breakdown below. Ubisoft announced the third year of support for its highly-successful tactical shooter, Rainbow Six Siege , last year. These armoured monsters will bring the fight close and push the destruction engine to new heights. Players will have to find new ways of using their arsenal against a foe that doesn't take cover and engages instantly in close combat. (more...)
SNES Classic Sells 4 Million Units SNES Classic Sells 4 Million Units
- February 01, 2018

The figure includes sales of all three versions of the system, including the North American, Europe, and Japanese shaped systems. The NES console sold 2.3 million units from its launch in November 2016 to April 2017, while the SNES has sold almost double that figure in six months. (more...)
Instagram officially introduces text only stories with Type Mode feature Instagram officially introduces text only stories with Type Mode feature
- February 01, 2018

The new text styles that Instagram is adding in Type Mode is also available in the standard Stories , so you can add the new text flares to your photos and videos as you see fit. Those same styles can still be used to overlay over a photo or video, though. The text statuses seems to hinder the basic principle of the Instagram . (more...)
Jefferies Group Analysts Give National-Oilwell Varco (NOV) a $35.00 Price Target
- February 01, 2018

Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp increased Apple Inc (AAPL) stake by 1.35% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Sun Life Fincl Inc accumulated 0.02% or 6,639 shares. Da Davidson And Communication stated it has 0.03% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Pictet Asset Mgmt has 202,062 shares. Therefore 43% are positive. (more...)
Rathbone Brothers plc Purchases 898 Shares of NVIDIA Co. (NVDA) Rathbone Brothers plc Purchases 898 Shares of NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)
- February 01, 2018

The business's revenue for the quarter was up 31.5% on a year-over-year basis. The stock increased 0.75% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $9.36. 220.79 million shares or 0.78% less from 222.52 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NYSE:QEP). Brinker Cap holds 26,313 shares. (NASDAQ:MAR). D E Shaw And reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Marriott International, Inc. (more...)
Data-friendly YouTube Go app is available in 130 more countries Data-friendly YouTube Go app is available in 130 more countries
- February 01, 2018

Most of the new country launches are in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cameroon, the Ivory Coast, Egypt, Iran, and Pakistan. With today's launch, the company says it made a few design tweaks based on these early users' feedback. Users can download videos at three different quality sizes and share them with other phones without using any data at all. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption delayed, release date now October 26 Red Dead Redemption delayed, release date now October 26
- February 01, 2018

The game was planned for a spring launch on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 . Rockstar Games announced the official Red Dead Redemption 2 release date today. This is par for the course in the video game world, and since we've waited years for Red Dead Redemption 2 , what's another few months to ensure we get the best version of the game possible? We will keep you updated on the game as soon as more come in on it, so stay tuned for all the latest news. (more...)
Colorado Rockies unveil rendering of new Coors Field scoreboard Colorado Rockies unveil rendering of new Coors Field scoreboard
- February 01, 2018

Opening Day at Coors Field will feature a new scoreboard from Daktronics measuring 8,369 square feet, 258 percent larger than the former ballpark scoreboard. He had a.313 career batting average with 383 home runs and 1,311 RBIs. Walker, a five-tool player who also played for the Montreal Expos and St. Louis Cardinals , left the game in 2005. (more...)
Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Shares Bought by First National Trust Co Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Shares Bought by First National Trust Co
- February 01, 2018

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, October 19 by Bank of America. ( TSE:CS ), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Northland Capital maintained PFSweb, Inc. Wells Fargo & Co announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Tuesday, January 23rd that authorizes the company to buyback 350,000,000 shares. (more...)
Traders Buy Apple (AAPL) on Weakness
- February 01, 2018

It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. The stock of Chegg, Inc. Meyer Handelman Co increased its stake in At & T Inc (T) by 8.66% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. FEDERIGHI CRAIG had sold 63,163 shares worth $9.98 million. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday, August 7. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 4,971 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $716,000 after purchasing an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
LG Settles Bootloop Lawsuit, Members Can Choose Between Cash Settlement or Rebate LG Settles Bootloop Lawsuit, Members Can Choose Between Cash Settlement or Rebate
- February 01, 2018

Members of the lawsuit are being contacted now, and if you haven't received an update yet, you should within the coming days. For those who weren't following this issue, there's a Wiki here , but to sum it up, people were buying LG phones that consistently bootlooped and a class action lawsuit was filed in March, 2017 in regards to how the company handled the hardware issue. (more...)
Google completes $1.1 billion deal to acquire portion of HTC Google completes $1.1 billion deal to acquire portion of HTC
- February 01, 2018

Google's most recent Pixel model came with a new image processor to improve the device's camera. "These new colleagues bring decades of experience achieving a series of "firsts" particularly in the smartphone industry-including bringing to market the first 3G smartphone in 2005, the first touch-centric phone in 2007, and the first all-metal unibody phone in 2013", Google Senior Vice President for hardware Rick Osterloh highlighted in his announcement. (more...)
Google removed more than 700000 dodgy apps a year ago Google removed more than 700000 dodgy apps a year ago
- February 01, 2018

This resulted in taking down of 100,000 bad developers in 2017 and made it more hard for bad actors to create new accounts and attempt to publish yet another set of bad apps. Apps are the lifeblood of mobile devices . Google is also trying to control the potential damages caused by the apps installed from the third-party app stores. (more...)
Investors Sizing Up Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd (NAT) As Shares Move
- February 01, 2018

AAV's profit would be $14.59 million giving it 10.31 P/E if the $0.08 EPS is correct. The stock increased 3.67% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $1.13. With many stocks frequently hitting new milestone highs, investors may be scrambling to make sure that they aren't missing out on possible returns. Johnson Counsel, a Ohio-based fund reported 87,729 shares. (more...)
Rocket League For The Switch Is Getting Visual Updates This Spring Rocket League For The Switch Is Getting Visual Updates This Spring
- February 01, 2018

Updates will then alternate between content, season changes, and feature updates. Psyonix are changing the way Rocket League updates work. You can read the full road map here, which includes plans for various quality-of-life improvements like item stacking (that will arrive in March or April, too). (more...)
Gigantic, the free-to-play hero shooter, is closing in July Gigantic, the free-to-play hero shooter, is closing in July
- February 01, 2018

This news comes nearly three months after publisher Perfect World shut down Motiga, leaving development on the game to "a core team of developers", according to a statement to Kotaku. The studio adds that "Despite our best efforts, we were unable to find an impactful solution that would help enormous break through in a crowded market". (more...)
Oppo A71 (2018) launches with Snapdragon 450, Oppo A71 (2018) launches with Snapdragon 450, "AI Beauty Recognition Technology"
- February 01, 2018

The new handset is not a major departure from its short-lived predecessor, sharing quite a few features but also having a couple of improvements. Design wise, the OPPO A71 (2018) comes with the traditional 16:9 display design, packing a front home button just under this display. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy X foldable OLED phone gets official tease Samsung Galaxy X foldable OLED phone gets official tease
- February 01, 2018

It seems that nearly every detail about the new devices has already been leaked, but Samsung is yet to confirm or deny any of the speculation. Flexible displays can curve and bend, but don't now fold. It has been rumored for a few years now that Samsung is working on a foldable smartphone . Although it isn't clear if that means the screen itself could fold - there are other ways to make a phone "foldable" - we now know that foldable displays are a major part of Samsung's mobile strategy. (more...)
IOS apps on Mac computers are still likely to appear in 2018 IOS apps on Mac computers are still likely to appear in 2018
- February 01, 2018

Despite a shift to focus on quality , Apple is still planning to release a feature that will allow Macs to run iPads apps this year, according to an Axios report . The new project has been dubbed as "Marzipan" and is meant to bring new life to the Mac App Store, which has been criticized for lack of options and outdated apps. (more...)
Nokia 8 Price Dropped in India from Rs 36999 to Rs 28999 Nokia 8 Price Dropped in India from Rs 36999 to Rs 28999
- February 01, 2018

While the Nokia 5 3GB RAM variant, which was launched in the country in last November at Rs. 13,499 as an upgrade over the original Nokia 5 2GB variant, is now available at Rs. For connectivity, Nokia 8 includes a fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer, 4G LTE, 3.5mm audio port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Global Positioning System. (more...)
Apple shelves major new features in iOS 12 - but for good reason
- February 01, 2018

It was reported yesterday that Apple will be delaying some of the new major features of iOS 12 to 2019, which includes a refresh of the Home screen and CarPlay. The company will also probably delay a revamped photo management application that used new algorithms to better automatically sort pictures, though some smaller upgrades to the Photos app will still appear this year. (more...)
Global Polyethylene Elastomers Market Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts 2018 Global Polyethylene Elastomers Market Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts 2018
- February 01, 2018

Further, it sheds light on the competitive situation in the Automotive Electric Power Steering Systems industry . In addition to this, the Automotive Upholstery Market report also covers gross margin by regions i. Some of the top manufacturers of Automotive Electric Power Steering Systems are Mando, Mobis, NSK, ZF, JTEKT, Nexteer, Thyssenkrupp, Bosch and Showa. (more...)
96 cents per share, vs expected EPS of 86 cents — Microsoft earnings 96 cents per share, vs expected EPS of 86 cents — Microsoft earnings
- February 01, 2018

And the Intelligent Cloud business, which contains Azure, Windows Server and SQL Server, produced $7.80 billion in revenue , giving it a 15 percent growth rate. Wall Street analysts expected Microsoft to earn 86 cents a share on revenue of $28.38 billion. Can Microsoft ( MSFT ) shares, now trading at around $93, crack the $100 threshold for the first time in its history? Microsoft today announced FY18 Q2 earnings results . (more...)
Mario Kart Tour Is Nintendo's Next Mobile Game Mario Kart Tour Is Nintendo's Next Mobile Game
- February 01, 2018

Due out sometime before March 2019, we've got loads of time to wildly speculate what this game is going to be about. Nintendo tweeted, "The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near". It's unclear whether Mario Kart Tour will be a separate game, something that plugs into Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , or a precursor to a new Mario Kart sequel. (more...)
EBay takes another step away from Paypal by adding payment processor Adyen EBay takes another step away from Paypal by adding payment processor Adyen
- February 01, 2018

EBay , which reported earnings on Wednesday, brought in $2.61 billion in revenue during its latest quarter. Wall Street was looking for earnings of 52 cents per share on revenue of $3.63 billion. Though they were part of the same company for 13 years, eBay and PayPal were split into independent standalone businesses in 2015. EBay also announced a $6 billion share buyback program. (more...)
YouTube to Be Live TV Partner of New LA Soccer Team YouTube to Be Live TV Partner of New LA Soccer Team
- February 01, 2018

All LAFC games for the upcoming season will be available live on YouTube TV , however, approximately half of them are nationally televised games. However, this deal between LAFC and YouTube is more comprehensive than Ourand imagined. Existing YouTube TV customers will gain access to LAFC coverage at no additional charge. "This truly is a historic day for our club", LAFC owner Tom Penn said Wednesday. (more...)