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Google Acquires Gif Search Service Tenor Google Acquires Gif Search Service Tenor
- March 29, 2018

GIFs have become a natural extension of language, especially with younger consumers, and Google's acquisition likely signals a new medium that requires search-and needs to be rationalized. Tenor now powers a large portion of gif searches within apps and chat services; most notably those on Facebook Messenger . The company also released its first sponsored GIF late previous year and has since worked with dozens of major brands . (more...)
Mission BBQ to give free sandwich to Vietnam Veterans Thursday Mission BBQ to give free sandwich to Vietnam Veterans Thursday
- March 29, 2018

A National Vietnam War Veterans Day ceremony in honor of Vietnam-era veterans is slated for 10 a.m. Thursday at the Springfield Vet Center at 95 Ashley Ave., West Springfield . Since 2008, South Dakota has recognized Vietnam Veterans Day on March 29 and has designated Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day as a working holiday since 2013. (more...)
Wall Street edges higher as trade war tensions ease Wall Street edges higher as trade war tensions ease
- March 29, 2018

Wall Street was back on shaky ground last night, with huge declines in technology shares leaving major stock indices sharply lower. The U.S. dollar rose against a basket of major currencies as worries about the momentum of the euro zone's economic expansion weighed on the euro. (more...)
Monopoly is getting a Mario Kart makeover Monopoly is getting a Mario Kart makeover
- March 29, 2018

Like the video game, each character will feature its own specific powers and abilities. Like last year's release, Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart will change the rules of Monopoly drastically, incorporating items and tracks from the game series as best as a board game about becoming a property baron can. (more...)
Subaru Forester Gets Freshened with New Flavors Subaru Forester Gets Freshened with New Flavors
- March 29, 2018

Though the current Forester was aging, its sales have not slowed. Automatic climate control is now included on all models, and banished along with the manual's stick shift is the vehicle's parking brake handle, which has been replaced by a single-button electronic unit in a bid to carve out even more storage space from the center console. (more...)
Nokia Corporation (NOK) -Price to Sales (P/S) Ratio Analysis
- March 29, 2018

However, Facebook's shares rose more than 2 percent after the company said it was giving users more control over their privacy by making data management easier and redesigning the settings menu. Analyst opinion is very important in valuing stocks. Nokia Corp (NYSE: NOK)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $28.47 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.1. (more...)
Google launches Wear OS developer preview including Android P Google launches Wear OS developer preview including Android P
- March 29, 2018

For one, there's a new dark system UI that utilizes a black background to make content easier to see. Starting with Android P , your watch will automatically turn its wireless radios off when you aren't wearing it. Android P features from phones and tablets coming to watches include restrictions to the use of non-SDK methods and fields. The first of these updates adds a limit to background activity unless the watch is charging. (more...)
Facebook Revises Privacy Tools To Give Users More Control Over Data Facebook Revises Privacy Tools To Give Users More Control Over Data
- March 29, 2018

This undated product image provided by Facebook shows a redesign of Facebook's privacy tools. However, he has agreed to appear before members of Congress in the USA to answer questions about the recent data scandal. It wasn't clear whether Playboy has control over those pages. They explained: "We're introducing Access Your Information - a secure way for people to access and manage their information, such as posts, reactions, comments, and things you've searched for". (more...)
Nestle changes recipe for Milkybars to make them 'healthier' Nestle changes recipe for Milkybars to make them 'healthier'
- March 29, 2018

Nestle claimed it created "aerated, porous particles of sugar that dissolve more quickly in the mouth", which gives consumers the perception of the "same level of sweetness as before while consuming less sugar". "We announced earlier this month that we have taken out more than 60 billion calories and 2.6 billion teaspoons of sugar from across our food and drink portfolio in the last three years". (more...)
Google Home's multi-room audio now works with Bluetooth speakers Google Home's multi-room audio now works with Bluetooth speakers
- March 29, 2018

The Google Home Mini is used as an example of why you might want to do this. Turn up the beats in the living room, listen to a podcast while you cook or finish a few chapters of your audiobook before bed-even in rooms that don't have a Google device. (more...)
New iPhone X Color Being Planned To Reignite Sales New iPhone X Color Being Planned To Reignite Sales
- March 28, 2018

The first one is a 5.8-inch iPhone X, which is the same as the one originally released in 2017. The iPhone X is now priced at $999, so Daryanani is predicting a $100 price cut there to make room for the iPhone X Plus at the high-end of the market, starting at $999. (more...)
Tim Cook says Apple's customers are not its product, unlike Facebook Tim Cook says Apple's customers are not its product, unlike Facebook
- March 28, 2018

Apple chief executive Tim Cook said in an interview Wednesday with Recode's Kara Swisher that if the Federal Bureau of Investigation iPhone privacy "case came up again, we would fight again". Facebook has been caught in a medial maelstrom over its lax approach to data sharing; specifically over the Cambridge Analytica issue, through which it was recently revealed that Facebook users' data was being used by the firm with the intent to influence the 2016 U.S. (more...)
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Grows Holdings in CTS Co. (CTS) Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Grows Holdings in CTS Co. (CTS)
- March 28, 2018

It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 254,656 shares of the investment management company's stock worth $64,876,000 after purchasing an additional 21,379 shares in the last quarter. The stock increased 0.94% or $2.32 during the last trading session, reaching $249.58. Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) was reduced too. Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2017 Q4. (more...)
Senate reintroduces Bill Reordering Elections Timetable Senate reintroduces Bill Reordering Elections Timetable
- March 28, 2018

The bill, which was presented by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ), Suleiman Nazif (APC, Bauchi North), passed its first reading during plenary. THEWILL recalls that President Buhari had refused assent to the amendment stressing that the legislature infringed on the roles of INEC. This resolution was sequel to the adopted order 15 raised by Senator Peter Nwaoboshi representing Delta North senatorial district. (more...)
Sea of Thieves had two million players in its first week Sea of Thieves had two million players in its first week
- March 28, 2018

More than 1 million players played the game on its launch day last week. The official Sea of Thieves Twitter account also acknowledged the issue, writing "Our team are now investigating an issue affecting Game Pass players and are working to resolve it as soon as possible". (more...)
Xbox - April 2018 Games with Gold Xbox - April 2018 Games with Gold
- March 28, 2018

As far as Games With Gold line-ups go, April 2018's is probably one of the strongest, with no bad game on the list. Among the new additions are two major games: The Witness from Jonathan Blow and Assassin's Creed Syndicate from Ubisoft. (more...)
The Envestnet Asset Management Inc. Increases Stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)
- March 28, 2018

Exxon Mobil Corporation now has $309.15 billion valuation. Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL ), a stock from Meat Products Industry, has a value of $33.41 per share, noted a price change of 2.64% in recent trade close. Harbour Investment Ltd Llc reported 18,915 shares. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, July 26 report. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has "Underweight" rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Morgan Stanley. (more...)
European Union gives Facebook two weeks to answer data scandal questions European Union gives Facebook two weeks to answer data scandal questions
- March 28, 2018

The probe comes after the social network admitted it suspended a firm that worked on behalf of the Trump campaign to use personal information gathered on Facebook to target potential Trump supporters. presidential election, according to a whistleblower. The Chicago Tribune reports the lawsuit filed by Cook County State's Attorney Kimberly Foxx on behalf of IL residents brings one consumer fraud count each against Facebook and Cambridge Analytica . (more...)
New York Auto Show: Cadillac XT4 New York Auto Show: Cadillac XT4
- March 28, 2018

Since then, however, it hasn't made any major plays other than refashioning the SRX from an edgy, three-row, rear-drive-based vehicle into a benign, front-wheel-drive, two-row model for its 2010-model-year redesign (and then renaming it XT5 when it was revamped for 2017). (more...)
Dragon Quest XI Coming to USA and Europe September 4th Dragon Quest XI Coming to USA and Europe September 4th
- March 28, 2018

The game was originally released in Japan last summer on Nintendo 3DS and PS4. Now, the long-running Dragon Quest series is going to make a serious effort to grab some of that attention as it focuses on expanding to new audiences. In Japan, the 3DS version is a remake of the Japanese PS4 version that includes pixel art and 3D visuals. Dragon Quest IX: Echoes of an Elusive Age is already available for pre-order for anyone living in the US, UK, France, Italy, Germany, and Spain. (more...)
Stock'S Earning Overview Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)
- March 28, 2018

The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $118.04. The institutional investor held 82,588 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.27M, up from 53,948 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Crazy Volume Spikes for: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM)
- March 28, 2018

Given that liquidity is king in short-term, TSM is a stock with 5.27 billion shares outstanding that normally trades 0.39% of its float. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is an often employed momentum oscillator that is used to measure the speed and change of stock price movements. (more...)
ROKU) — Roku Inc (NASDAQ
- March 28, 2018

At the time of writing, shares were trading -14.99% away from the 20-days simple moving average and -15.09% away from the 200-days simple moving average. RSI oscillates between zero and 100. When the RSI reading is between 30 and 0, the security is supposed to be oversold and ready for an upward correction. (more...)
Hauwei launches P20 smartphone with a world first triple camera setup Hauwei launches P20 smartphone with a world first triple camera setup
- March 28, 2018

The market share gains on the continent have helped Huawei offset the company's exclusion from the world's most profitable market for phone sellers, the United States. It also features a colour temperature sensor for better colour reproduction. Three will stock both handsets in black and the P20 Pro will also be available in midnight blue. (more...)
Introducing The Classic Mini Electric: Combining Old With The New Introducing The Classic Mini Electric: Combining Old With The New
- March 28, 2018

This one-off model combines the unmistakable design of the classic Mini Cooper with a futuristic EV drivetrain. The new Mini looks cool, but for many fans of the brand, it's the classic Mini that is better looking. The Mini Electric is set to go on sale in mid-2019. That vehicle has an internal combustion engine with an electric drive system output of 224hp. (more...)
Papermaster Sells 150000 Shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Stock Papermaster Sells 150000 Shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Stock
- March 28, 2018

The company's net profit margin is 0.8 percent. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 9,486,698 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock valued at $97,337,000 after acquiring an additional 386,063 shares during the last quarter. More supreme high and low levels-80 and 20, or 90 and 10-occur less frequently but indicate stronger momentum. ( AMD)'s Relative Strength Index (RSI ) is 31.87. (more...)
Google Maps is now available in isiZulu, Afrikaans and Swahili
- March 28, 2018

Besides Romanian, users can also choose other languages such as Albanian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Filipino, Hebrew, Icelandic, Indonesian, Norwegian, Serbian, Swedish or Zulu. 14 years later, the service has expanded from PC browsers to mobile devices, and now, an additional 1.25 billion people will be able to enjoy the service in their native languages. (more...)
OnePlus 6 with Woodgrain Back Panel Leaked by Evan Blass OnePlus 6 with Woodgrain Back Panel Leaked by Evan Blass
- March 28, 2018

The alleged OnePlus 6 picture showed the rear of the device and the bottom of it. The wooden texture at the back also contradicts with earlier leaked photos, where the handset was shown with a glass back . The fingerprint scanner will be placed below the device, and it can also be seen in the image. One thing that you will notice in the image above is that textured back. (more...)
Toyota Reinvents 2019 RAV4, Shows the Fifth Generation in NY
- March 28, 2018

Based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, the new RAV4 pushes its wheels to the extremities to offer more space inside without significantly enlarging its footprint on the road. Limited models feature an eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat with two-way lumbar support, a 7-inch infotainment screen, and a rearview mirror camera. (more...)
The Overwatch World Cup Returns For 2018 The Overwatch World Cup Returns For 2018
- March 28, 2018

Each player may vote once. The 2017 tournament returned with a similar idea, featuring as something of an All-Star tournament rather than the highest level of competition due to the Overwatch League . A community head will also be selected, but this time the vote will be open to all players from the country. It's important to note that these phases will only affect the Coach and Community Lead positions. (more...)