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Snapchat is rolling out group video chats like Messenger and Houseparty Snapchat is rolling out group video chats like Messenger and Houseparty
- April 03, 2018

Snapchat has announced Group Video Chat and Mentions - two major new features that will likely prove popular with users of the messaging-cum-social-media app. If any more join, it will become a voice chat that supports up to 32 people. Now, Snapchat will offer a way for up to 16 people to video chat. Once any of your friends accept the invite, a small bubble will come up right above your keyboard, and this is how you will know they've joined. (more...)
God of War now has a new gameplay trailer God of War now has a new gameplay trailer
- April 03, 2018

Nope, you don't have to, but if you do 4k is wonderful, if you have a 4k TV, of course. With review codes already sent out to media to start their journey in the Nordic lands with Kratos and his son, Atreus, players who are planning to buy the game digitally will have to prepare. (more...)
Steve Smith's Father Dumps Son's Kit in Garage After Tampering Row Steve Smith's Father Dumps Son's Kit in Garage After Tampering Row
- April 03, 2018

Although the punishments do not bar Smith and Warner from participating in overseas domestic tournaments such as the IPL, the chairman of the tournament, Rajeev Shukla, announced that they would not be allowed to participate in this year's edition. (more...)
Instagram removes its Apple Watch app Instagram removes its Apple Watch app
- April 03, 2018

The Instagram app for Apple Watch is no longer available. Instagram is one of the first apps added to the watch OS. Instagram is bailing on Apple Watch . This means that Apple has stopped accepting updates to non-native WatchOS apps, so Instagram either had to rework the software or drop it altogether. (more...)
Apple plans using its own chips in Mac computers
- April 03, 2018

The firm has "Overweight" rating by PiperJaffray given on Friday, September 22. RBC Capital Markets maintained Apple Inc . The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, September 13 by Bernstein. Kazazian Asset Management Llc who had been investing in General Mtrs Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $49.59B market cap company. (more...)
Fulton Bank NA Has $23.88 Million Position in Apple (AAPL)
- April 03, 2018

Planning Alternatives Adv stated it has 0.46% in Apple Inc . It has underperformed by 23.27% the S&P500. UBS maintained Facebook , Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, September 22 by PiperJaffray. The active investment managers in our database now have: 1.29 million shares, down from 1.34 million shares in 2017Q3. Welch Group Ltd Company invested in 0.56% or 21,342 shares. (more...)
Boat carrying Rohingya stops on Thai island en route to Malaysia Boat carrying Rohingya stops on Thai island en route to Malaysia
- April 03, 2018

A boat carrying dozens of Rohingya from Myanmar arrived in Malaysia Tuesday and the refugees will be allowed to enter the country, but an expert played down fears of a new exodus. The Rohingya on board would continue towards their destination, he said. But she did not expect many more to be following. "Although they [Rohingya] just passed by Thailand, legal action will be pursued against all Thais who are found to have been involved in the migration or human trafficking even if they are ... (more...)
Farina to take best shot at Commonwealth Games Farina to take best shot at Commonwealth Games
- April 03, 2018

While it's normal for the host country's anti-doping watchdog to collect samples of all participating athletes to ensure that the Games remain clean, the treatment of Indian athletes by the ASADA officials is something that is unheard of in the 21st century. (more...)
Intel just launched its most powerful laptop chip ever Intel just launched its most powerful laptop chip ever
- April 03, 2018

Today, Intel is announcing its first Core i9 chip for laptops, with what it claims is "the best gaming and creation laptop processor Intel has ever built". We just reviewed a notebook with an 8750H processor that offers 6 cores and 12 threads with a 45W TDP, so if you want to see how much more performance you get, head over and read that review. (more...)
Google bans cryptocurrency mining extensions for Chrome Google bans cryptocurrency mining extensions for Chrome
- April 03, 2018

If you've noticed your CPU spikes while your computer is idle, a Chrome extension may be to blame. It's hard enough to make a profit mining Bitcoin using a gaming PC , because of electricity costs. As the extensions ecosystem continues to evolve, we remain focused on empowering developers to build innovative experiences while keeping our users as safe as possible. (more...)
Niantic Settles Lawsuit Over Ill-Fated Pokemon Go Event Niantic Settles Lawsuit Over Ill-Fated Pokemon Go Event
- April 03, 2018

The event was billed as Pokemon Go's first ever live event and sold out in minutes. The game itself has proven to be a phenomenal success in terms of both popularity and profit, but those good vibrations stand in polar opposition to the events of last year's Pokemon Go Fest, an event so tragically mishandled that the team was eventually confronted with a class-action lawsuit from fans demanding recompense for wasted time and travel funds. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish Micron Technology, Inc
- April 03, 2018

It has underperformed by 10.43% the S&P500. Hartford Investment Management Co increased its stake in Micron Technology Inc (MU ) by 5.69% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Groesbeck Inv Mngmt Nj reported 2,000 shares. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. grew its position in shares of Micron Technology by 76.0% during the third quarter. (more...)
Pokémon Go adds two new legendaries Pokémon Go adds two new legendaries
- April 03, 2018

Players will want to revisit their fighting roster and start powering up a team of fighters that will be strong against Dragon- and Psychic types. But don't wait too long - Latias and Latios will only be available in-game until June 5, 2018. (more...)
Mesmerizing Stock: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)
- April 03, 2018

About 11.70M shares traded or 68.77% up from the average. HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has risen 7.67% since April 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. JP Morgan maintained Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) to report earnings on May, 8. The stock has " Buy " rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, August 6. (more...)
Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. Trims Position in Mylan (MYL)
- April 03, 2018

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. It has outperformed by 19.99% the S&P500. First Republic Investment Management Inc decreased Mylan N V ( MYL ) stake by 58.85% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. New York-based Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Llc has invested 0% in Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Ngam Ltd Partnership stated it has 159,127 shares. Highland Mngmt Lc owns 0.34% invested in Humana Inc. (more...)
IBM (IBM) Position Boosted by Bronfman EL Rothschild LP
- April 03, 2018

Independent Order Of Foresters decreased its stake in Mid (MAA) by 18.4% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Monsanto Company has 3 buy ratings, 11 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -6.05% from its high of $124.20 to a $51.46 billion market value through last close. (more...)
Download Fortnite For iOS: Available To Everyone Without Invite Code Download Fortnite For iOS: Available To Everyone Without Invite Code
- April 02, 2018

Here are the iOS devices that Fortnite now supports. Even then, it quickly became the platform's top game . It's the Battle Royale version of the game (which is the one most people are interested in anyway) with the "same gameplay, same map, same weekly updates", and crossplay with the PC version, but there are a couple of things you should be aware of before you rush off to grab it. (more...)
Apple's own chips will replace Intel in MacBooks within 2 years Apple's own chips will replace Intel in MacBooks within 2 years
- April 02, 2018

The chip maker reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.22. The company has a market cap of $240,682.09, a PE ratio of 25.27, a PEG ratio of 1.74 and a beta of 1.01. Mcrae Capital Management reported 0.72% stake. Doheny Asset Mgmt Ca owns 42,165 shares. Elk Creek Partners Llc owns 6.55 million shares or 1.3% of their U.S. (more...)
Person stole street sweeper, drove it at state trooper, police say Person stole street sweeper, drove it at state trooper, police say
- April 02, 2018

Several local news sources are reporting the shooting occurred in Hot Spring County, near Malvern, but the state police are providing no other details as of the time of this post. Five miles further down the road, Kittinger was reportedly met by another officer who opened fire, wouding her. She was treated and released from a Hot Springs hospital and is now in the Garland County Detention Center. (more...)
Major League Baseball 2018 Preview: Projecting the NL Major League Baseball 2018 Preview: Projecting the NL
- April 02, 2018

This is the time of year when I typically rant against the machine that is trying to make the game more fan-friendly and faster paced, but I have made a decision to take a year off. Davidson became the fourth player with a three-homer performance on opening day, joining Detroit's Dmitri Young (2005), the Cubs' Tuffy Rhodes (1994) and Toronto's George Bell (1988). (more...)
New WiFi Certification Hints At April OnePlus 6 Launch Date New WiFi Certification Hints At April OnePlus 6 Launch Date
- April 02, 2018

As per the image, the smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Operating system and offers 6GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage. To recollect, OnePlus 5T was launched at the same price as the OnePlus 5 previous year, which created a lot of buzz among the OnePlus 5 users. (more...)
Samsung Notebook 5 and Notebook 3 offer bare necessities for 'general users' Samsung Notebook 5 and Notebook 3 offer bare necessities for 'general users'
- April 02, 2018

If you are considering buying the phone , some of the most attractive features are an awesome dual-camera configuration, dual-WhatsApp, good enough storage, and an overall good quality phone that has nothing to envy those in the high-end market. (more...)
Venus could possibly hold alien life in form of microbes Venus could possibly hold alien life in form of microbes
- April 02, 2018

There is a huge catalog of microbes known to humans that have inhabited at harsh environments and temperatures on Earth such as in the deep ocean hydrothermal vents, hot springs of Yellowstone, acidic lakes, and even toxic sludge collected at polluted areas where these microbes were still thriving and growing in number. (more...)
Spanish LaLiga Report: Atletico Madrid v Deportivo La Coruna 01 April 2018 Spanish LaLiga Report: Atletico Madrid v Deportivo La Coruna 01 April 2018
- April 02, 2018

Gameiro scored the victor from the penalty spot in the 34th minute after forward Saul Niguez had his jersey pulled inside the area. Atletico were not at their best with Antoine Griezmann and Vitolo out suspended and Diego Costa not coming on until the last half hour after being named among the substitutes still nursing a bruised leg after Spain's thrashing of Argentina last week. (more...)
Sharp shooters Huawei focus on smartphone rivals Sharp shooters Huawei focus on smartphone rivals
- April 02, 2018

Word reaching us has confirmed that the devices will not be sold in the U.S., which we believed to signal the end of Huawei's attempts at selling its devices in the U.S., after the debacle with Best Buy. A person familiar with the matter told Reuters that the company will stop selling the products in the next few weeks. CNET reported that the electronics company had stopped ordering new smartphones from Huawei . (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 - Date, Price, Camera, Battery, Screen, Features Xiaomi Mi Max 3 - Date, Price, Camera, Battery, Screen, Features
- April 02, 2018

Last year, Xiaomi launched the Mi A1 smartphone, making it the first smartphone from the China-based company to run on the stock Android operating system instead of its own MIUI . Xiaomi Mi Fan Festival is now live in India and a range of products including smartphones, smart bands, televisions, etc. are available for purchase. (more...)
Arsenal have made their final contract decision on Jack Wilshere Arsenal have made their final contract decision on Jack Wilshere
- April 02, 2018

Maitland-Niles says Arsenal are still focused on qualifying for the Champions League by finishing in the top four and not by winning the Europa League. Pressed on the possibility of a falling out between the Gunners and Gareth Southgate's set-up, he said: "Not that I'm aware of. He's trained, he trained yesterday but whether he will be involved at the weekend I'm unsure". (more...)
No April Fool's Joke, Some Snow In Forecast! No April Fool's Joke, Some Snow In Forecast!
- April 02, 2018

Rain or a rain/ snow mix is expected to develop overnight, changing to wet snow from the northwest to southeast. Some spots could pick up a little over three inches. Temperatures are expected to hit the 40s on Monday afternoon, which should cause accumulated snow to melt rapidly by the end of the day. It covers much of Scotland, northern England, eastern Wales and the Midlands from the early hours of Monday morning until 11.45pm. (more...)
Facebook overhauls security and privacy settings after data breach Facebook overhauls security and privacy settings after data breach
- April 01, 2018

Following the controversy, Facebook has made a major change in the design and layout of its settings section. Before, the privacy settings were distributed in approximately 20 screens with lots of complicated configurations. The whistleblower said that he was sharing information in response to "request from Indian journalists". It has now moved to scrap relationships with Acxiom and Experian, which had been collecting data from Facebook profiles to power a tool used by advertisers to ... (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Holdings Raised by MML Investors Services LLC
- April 01, 2018

The fund owned 10,151 shares of the software company's stock after selling 920 shares during the period. The Cs Mckee Lp holds 102,020 shares with $10.13 million value, up from 97,850 last quarter. Headlines about Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Adobe Systems had a net margin of 17.86% and a return on equity of 15.03%. (more...)