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Badgers end losing skid by topping IL Badgers end losing skid by topping IL
- February 10, 2018

Ethan Happ again carried the load for Wisconsin. Trent Frazier scored a career-high 32 points, just two shy of the program freshman record for a game, but it wasn't enough to top the Badgers. Three of Wisconsin's five remaining regular-season games are against now ranked opponents; No. 20 Michigan, No. 3 Purdue and No. 4 Michigan State. Wisconsin begins a three-game home stand against MI on Sunday. (more...)
Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) Trading Down 6.3%
- February 10, 2018

Redwood Investments Llc who had been investing in Truecar Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.11 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $80.65. Great West Life Assurance Communication Can owns 196,054 shares. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 0.01% or 35,458 shares. (NASDAQ:TRUE). (more...)
Android Messages update will bring web interface, chat enhancements Android Messages update will bring web interface, chat enhancements
- February 10, 2018

XDA's APK teardown suggests that scanning a QR code will pair a smartphone with a user's PC . When you are ready to connect to a browser, you access the URL for the online Android Messages experience, it brings up a QR code to scan, and then you scan that within Android Messages on your phone to connect the two. (more...)
Sonos Pokes Fun at Apple's Homepod Launch Sonos Pokes Fun at Apple's Homepod Launch
- February 10, 2018

Dwight Silverman told the Houston Chronicle that Apple's updates on Siri "has robbed her of personality and memory". What's interesting about the HomePod, however, is its spatial awareness. Apple's product is selling for 349 dollars. Compared to the Amazon Echo and Google Home, the HomePod certainly wins the sound test. "Any speaker can blast music but the "HomePod puts music around the room". (more...)
North Korean athletes reportedly reject free Samsung phone North Korean athletes reportedly reject free Samsung phone
- February 10, 2018

After two failed Olympic bids that emphasized the high-sounding notion that the games could help make peace with North Korea , Pyeongchang finally sold its successful try in 2011 on the decidedly capitalistic goal of boosting winter sports tourism in Asia. (more...)
Instagram test lets some share other users' posts in Stories Instagram test lets some share other users' posts in Stories
- February 10, 2018

The company said: 'We're always testing ways to make it easier to share any moment with friends on Instagram'. Instagram will warn you before it switches screenshot notifications on, by displaying a popup message reading: "Next time you take a screenshot or screen recording, the person who posted the story will be able to see it". (more...)
North Korean martial arts display met with silence North Korean martial arts display met with silence
- February 09, 2018

Its white and gold tones are the main colors of the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 Torch Relay. Alcott competed at four Winter Olympics herself and she has revealed the struggle that athletes face behind the scenes as they wait to follow the flag bearer out. (more...)
Apple AirPod Allegedly Explodes, Apple Investigating Apple AirPod Allegedly Explodes, Apple Investigating
- February 09, 2018

This spells yet another problem for Apple , who has recently dealt with a large amount of backlash due to some questionable decisions they made, with their lack of transparency causing huge public relations issues. However, this is the very first time that we have reported the AirPods blowing up. About Making Comments on our Site: Patently Apple reserves the right to post, dismiss or edit any comments. (more...)
Google isn't honoring Pixel's warranty, so we're suing, customers say Google isn't honoring Pixel's warranty, so we're suing, customers say
- February 09, 2018

Past year we reported that many original Pixel and Pixel XLs were having microphone-related issues caused by a physical defect in the device. However, months after their purchases, they both said that they experienced a defective microphone . (more...)
Sizing Up Shares of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO)
- February 09, 2018

In the last 5 trading days, the stock had increased by 2.52% while in the past three months, the overall change in the stock is -2.61%. On average, equities research analysts predict that Take-Two Interactive Software will post $2.16 earnings per share for the current year. (more...)
Xbox Store no.1 top paid spot overtaken by Monster Hunter Xbox Store no.1 top paid spot overtaken by Monster Hunter
- February 09, 2018

However, patch 1.0.0.10 has been rolled out for the game, addressing a smattering of other issues. This new land and its diverse inhabitants play a critical role in each quest as you strategically use the surrounding environment including terrain, vegetation and wildlife to your advantage in battle or become hindered by the hazards they present. (more...)
US VP Pence skips Olympic dinner: Seoul US VP Pence skips Olympic dinner: Seoul
- February 09, 2018

Don't miss a moment of the Olympic Winter Games on Eurosport and Eurosport Player. Earlier, the interplay between protocol and power was put on show when Kim Yo-jong and North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Jong-nam arrived in Seoul on the historic trip. (more...)
More sources say Metroid Prime 4 developed by Bandai Namco More sources say Metroid Prime 4 developed by Bandai Namco
- February 09, 2018

In particular, Press-Start noted how Bandai Namco Studios Singapore staff members had not tried very hard to hide they were working on something exciting. However, Metroid producer Kensuke Tanabe will be overseeing the development of this new title. Chances are Metroid Prime 4 should have a similar direction with some modern twists to the formula akin to how Nintendo released The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. (more...)
Positive Indication on Move: United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS)
- February 09, 2018

The stock's short float is around of 1.82% and short ratio is 3.33. About 3.58M shares traded or 58.67% up from the average. Currently, United Parcel Service, Inc. Paradigm Asset Mngmt Communication Lc stated it has 25,220 shares or 0.78% of all its holdings. Pinebridge Lp holds 537,299 shares. Barnett Company invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (more...)
Shopian deaths: Major's father moves SC for quashing 'anti-army' FIR Shopian deaths: Major's father moves SC for quashing 'anti-army' FIR
- February 09, 2018

The Jammu and Kashmir police had filed a case against the Army's 10th Garhwal Rifles unit, which was involved in the incident. In his petition, Lt Col Karamveer Singh has said that the J&K Police put the life of his son, Major Aditya Kumar , at grave risk in an extremely hostile environment by filing an FIR against him and falsely charging him with committing heinous offences. (more...)
HSBC Loses Some Confidence in Capita (LON:CPI). Will Other Analysts Follow?
- February 09, 2018

Therefore 50% are positive. Barclays Capital maintained Capita plc (LON:CPI) on Monday, July 25 with "Equal Weight" rating. The stock of Capita plc (LON:CPI) earned "Hold" rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, December 8. Millennium Management Ltd Co has invested 0% in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG). Live Your Vision Ltd Llc stated it has 111 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. (more...)
Kim's sister smiles on arrival in South Korea Kim's sister smiles on arrival in South Korea
- February 09, 2018

Notably, Eurosport has hired six-time Olympic medallist Bode Miller to work "The Cube" alongside Sven Hannawald, Martin Schmitt and Peter Forsberg. Q: What is the time difference? Marissa was born in South Korea and adopted by her American parents as a four-month-old before her parents conceived Hannah naturally a year later. (more...)
North Korea delegation led by Kim's sister arrives for Olympics North Korea delegation led by Kim's sister arrives for Olympics
- February 09, 2018

The trip's significance was underscored by the revelation Wednesday that the delegation would include Kim Yo Jong, the only sister and a trusted aide of Kim Jong Un, the North's supreme leader. "Our delegation's visit to South Korea is only to take part in the Olympics and hail its successful holding". After a chaotic year of nuclear war threats and nuclear and missile tests from the North, it was a striking visual moment. (more...)
NBC says its Olympics US ad sales set record for winter games NBC says its Olympics US ad sales set record for winter games
- February 09, 2018

In rejecting the appeals, the CAS said the athletes had not demonstrated the process was "carried out in a discriminatory, arbitrary, or unfair manner". Those athletes cleared for the Games still have to compete in neutral uniforms under the Olympic flag as "Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation". They will unfold - officially, at least - without the Russians, who dominated on the ice and snow and in the backroom of the drug testing labs four years ago in Sochi. (more...)
How much do you know about the Winter Olympics? How much do you know about the Winter Olympics?
- February 09, 2018

Adding NBCUniversal's digital properties to the mix means fans can stream competitions live from Pyeongchang, South Korea despite the 15-hour time difference from here at home. Eurosport is enhancing its coverage of the Olympics with pop up channels. There is also a separate NBC Sports VR app that will stream over 50 hours of live virtual reality coverage from the 2018 Winter Olympics . (more...)
Fortnite Battle Royale Surpassed 3.4 Million Concurrent Players Fortnite Battle Royale Surpassed 3.4 Million Concurrent Players
- February 09, 2018

In short, though, Epic says that the root of the issue was an insane number of players all accessing the game at the same time-3.4 million players across PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One all playing Fortnite at once. Nonetheless, 3.4 million players all playing Fortnite at once is an impressive achievement and a testament to Epic's dedication to constantly updating the game. (more...)
Two soldiers killed in Turkey's Afrin operation Two soldiers killed in Turkey's Afrin operation
- February 09, 2018

Rouhani noted that the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to expand relations with Turkey in the energy sector and welcomes the presence of Turkish investors and economic entities in Iran's oil and gas projects. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that a possible summit meeting between the leaders of the three countries was discussed, but no date had been agreed upon, RIA news agency reported. (more...)
Xiaomi, Sony and 16 more OEMs to deliver 5G smartphones in 2019 Xiaomi, Sony and 16 more OEMs to deliver 5G smartphones in 2019
- February 09, 2018

On the manufacturer side, the list includes 18 well-known device manufacturers, including ASUS, Fujitsu, HMD (Nokia), HTC , inseego, LG, NetComm, Netgear, OPPO, Sharp, Sierra Wireless, Sony , Telit, Vivo, WNC, Wingtec, Xiaomi , and ZTE. Qualcomm dominated the 4G modem game getting LTE technology inside of virtually every smartphone on the market, and now the company is going to be even more dominant when it comes to mobile technologies next big thing: 5G. (more...)
Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Gets a Snorkel & New Shocks - Images and Specs Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Gets a Snorkel & New Shocks - Images and Specs
- February 09, 2018

The Tundra and Tacoma pickup trucks and the 4Runner SUV will all once again be available in Toyota's most off-road-focused trim level. The updates to the 2019 4Runner TRD Pro include a new roof rack, a 1/4-inch-thick front skid plate, 17-inch matte-black TRD alloy wheels, and Nitto Terra Grappler P265/70R17 A/T tires. (more...)
US defeats Russian athletes in Olympic mixed curling debut US defeats Russian athletes in Olympic mixed curling debut
- February 09, 2018

I've built friendships with curlers and with other event people, speed skating people, that are going to last a lifetime". Guys, I don't have to explain this one, I'm sure. Who will perform at the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics? Like the Opening Ceremony, the Closing Ceremony will be aired long after it will have taken place. (more...)
Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's second offer to buy the company Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's second offer to buy the company
- February 09, 2018

The wireless technology company reported $0.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.07. The stock of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, December 14 by JP Morgan. As per Thursday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. (more...)
'Overwatch's' new Capture The Flag map and competitive mode is live 'Overwatch's' new Capture The Flag map and competitive mode is live
- February 09, 2018

Along with being the second Lunar Year event, The Year of The Dog also marks the 10th Overwatch Seasonal Event thus far. Blizzard has made some gameplay changes to the event-only game mode as part of its inclusion in Year of the Dog. Kaplan revealed that this was the first ever map that was specifically constructed for Capture the Flag, which is why the update will also bring some changes to the game. (more...)
Reiterates €6.50 Price Target for Nokia Oyj (NOKIA)
- February 08, 2018

The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Analyst's mean target price for AMAT is $68.50 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.70. It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. (more...)
Book to Market in Perspective for Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM)
- February 08, 2018

The stock increased 0.55% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $36.83. The shares were sold at an average price of $111.45, for a total value of $557,250.00. For the Current month, 11 analysts have assigned this stock as Buy where 10 assigned Outperform, 11 analysts believe it's a Hold, 0 said Underperform and only 1 assigned Sell rating. (more...)
Users 'Extremely' Disappointed on Latest Snapchat Update Users 'Extremely' Disappointed on Latest Snapchat Update
- February 08, 2018

The best way to prevent this update is to simply turn off the automatic app updates in the smartphone's settings. If you'd like to learn more about that, keep reading. Select the option to "Install" and then sync your device. OK, so, thanks to Twitter, some users have claimed that this workaround works, but Pocket-lint has yet to replicate it. (more...)