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Earth Day 2018 | Google Doodle honours primatologist Dr Jane Goodall Earth Day 2018 | Google Doodle honours primatologist Dr Jane Goodall
- April 23, 2018

Plastic pollution has affected marine life. And around the world, trending queries about Earth Day were "how many trees will be saved by recycling?" and "which type of plastic is more friendly to the environment?" "EDN has built a multi-year campaign to End Plastic Pollution". (more...)
Xbox One X gets 120Hz display mode in May system update Xbox One X gets 120Hz display mode in May system update
- April 23, 2018

Microsoft in a blog post revealed today on the major new features that will be making its way for the Xbox One users in May. Some of these build on the new features we introduced last month; others are new ideas that the team has implemented for you, the Xbox Insider community. (more...)
Now, Google's 'Files Go' app in Odia language Now, Google's 'Files Go' app in Odia language
- April 23, 2018

According to this new update, the users of Photos app on Android device will be able to make use of this new movie editing tool. It is unclear how widespread the update is, but Android Police managed to prompt the upgraded by updating to the latest version of the app and then restarting it. (more...)
Meizu 15, 15 Plus,15 Lite official: Super AMOLED display, dual cameras Meizu 15, 15 Plus,15 Lite official: Super AMOLED display, dual cameras
- April 23, 2018

It comes with same 12MP + 20MP dual setup, but there is no EIS only OIS. In the front, it possesses a multi-functional Fingerprint scanner coupled with Face Unlock functionality. The device will come in 3 different choices which are Black, Gray, and Gold. All three phones will be available on 29 April in China followed by other selected countries. (more...)
Amazon's new venture for the development Blockchain based projects Amazon's new venture for the development Blockchain based projects
- April 23, 2018

The new AWS Blockchain Templates would provide customers the ability to implement safe and secure blockchain networks using the open source frameworks speedily. He also said that these templates offered are robust and scalable in order to fit different needs and uses. Created by the Linux Foundation, Hyperledger Fabric is another widely-used blockchain framework. (more...)
Gmail accounts appear to send out spam, and their owners are baffled Gmail accounts appear to send out spam, and their owners are baffled
- April 23, 2018

We are aware of a spam campaign impacting a small subset of Gmail users and have actively taken measures to protect against it. Basically, over this past weekend, Gmail users started reporting that spam emails are being sent out from their account automatically. (more...)
Asus ZenFone Max Pro (M1) India Launch Today Asus ZenFone Max Pro (M1) India Launch Today
- April 23, 2018

The launch occasion, which begins at 12:30 PM IST, will be live streamed through Asus' official page . Flipkart has already created a landing page for the smartphone and is touting the launch as " world debut in India ". We have been told that the upcoming device is tailor-made for Indian consumers. It will be sponsored by a 5,000mAh battery. The company had sent out media invites for the launch event last week. (more...)
Former FBI Director James Comey visits Seattle Former FBI Director James Comey visits Seattle
- April 23, 2018

He then blamed Flynn for a delay in returning a congratulatory call from an worldwide leader, telling Comey he would be upset if he had to wait six days for a returned phone call. At the Senate hearing, Mr Comey detailed his conversations with Mr Trump. Mr. Comey gave copies of at least two of his memos to Daniel C. Richman, a longtime associate outside the F.B.I. (more...)
Vivo Y53i with 8-mp camera launched in India at Rs 7990 Vivo Y53i with 8-mp camera launched in India at Rs 7990
- April 23, 2018

The same specifications including 5-inch qHD display, Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 SoC with 2GB RAM, Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Funtouch OS 3.0 on top, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel front-facing camera and screen flash as well as face unlock. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge tipped to get Android Oreo next month Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge tipped to get Android Oreo next month
- April 23, 2018

The price drop was first spotted by Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom who has been the authentic source of several smartphone related news. Now, Samsung has made a decision to cut the price by Rs 6000 and now it is retailing at Rs 21,990 on the e-commerce websites . (more...)
New 6-inch Redmi smartphone spotted on TENAA New 6-inch Redmi smartphone spotted on TENAA
- April 23, 2018

Over the past few days, the Chinese brand has started sharing information about this upcoming device. Today, an unannounced smartphone (model number M1803E6E) from Xiaomi passed through its TENAA certification process. On the software front, the Mi 6X will run MIUI 9 and the Mi A2 will run Android One, both based on top of Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. However, it will feature MIUI 9 user interface customisations. (more...)
Analysts See $0.06 EPS for Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (XOG)
- April 22, 2018

Four analysts have provided estimates for Extraction Oil & Gas' earnings, with estimates ranging from $208.00 million to $226.22 million. Jefferies Group reissued a "hold" rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas in a research note on Monday, March 19th. (more...)
(MSFT) Shares Rating Restated by Canaccord Genuity
- April 22, 2018

MSFT outperformed by 25.88% the S&P 500. In 2017Q4 Securities and Exchange form is reported Ngam Advisors Lp's holdings in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) which was increased by 2.66%. Wealthcare Management reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.83 earnings per share. (more...)
Windows 10 Version 1803 Heads to Slow and Release Preview Rings Windows 10 Version 1803 Heads to Slow and Release Preview Rings
- April 22, 2018

Microsoft was set to release the next Windows OS update earlier this month, but the company has noted that a few issues must be fixed first before rolling out the update in Windows PC. We fixed an issue resulting in some people experiencing a Settings crash when navigating to Apps Default Apps Set defaults by App. Apparently, when you go into Default Apps and click to "Set defaults by app", the Settings app crashes, simply disappearing and leaving you back at the desktop. (more...)
Kashmir student protests: Bukhari orders closure of tuition centres for 3 months Kashmir student protests: Bukhari orders closure of tuition centres for 3 months
- April 22, 2018

The Minister appealed the students to join their schools and colleges and resume their class work. "All the private coaching centres will remain closed for the next 90 days and the directions about the same should go to all concerned district administrations as well", he reportedly said. (more...)
Intersect ENT, Inc. (XENT) Hit All Time High
- April 22, 2018

The rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, August 22 with "Sector Weight". Deutsche Bank initiated the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, October 6 report. BidaskClub lowered shares of Intersect ENT from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. On Monday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by BTIG Research with "Buy". (more...)
Davis Rea Ltd. Boosts Position in The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Davis Rea Ltd. Boosts Position in The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
- April 22, 2018

Certified Advisory Corp bought a new stake in shares of The Walt Disney during the 4th quarter valued at $547,000. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 23.14%. Mutual Of America Management Limited Liability invested in 0.29% or 342,568 shares. 2,230 are held by Capwealth Advsr Limited Com. Savant Capital Llc, which manages about $475.42 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VB) by 5,186 shares to 21,714 shares, valued at $3.21 million in 2017Q4, according to ... (more...)
Airtel Takes on Jio With Rs Airtel Takes on Jio With Rs
- April 22, 2018

To avail the Rs. 49 plan, Airtel prepaid users will need to open the My Airtel app or go to the company's website. Presently Vodafone had also released a plan which is priced at Rs 255, and there is a similar existent plan by Reliance Jio , priced at Rs 198. (more...)
Xbox Free Games With Gold for May Revealed Xbox Free Games With Gold for May Revealed
- April 22, 2018

When it comes to 360 games, you'll be able to grab Vanquish as well as the Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage . For the month of May, Xbox One users will receive the usual four titles, and Xbox 360 users two. And then (drumroll please...) May 16-June 15 sees one of the biggest titles to hit Games With Gold make its arrival: Metal Gear Solid V. Vanquish - May 16th - May 31st: PlatinumGames' idiosyncratic take on the third-person cover shooter. (more...)
MKM Partners Upgrades Twitter (TWTR); L'Oréal SA (LRLCY) Had 2 Bulls
- April 22, 2018

The stock of B&G Foods, Inc. It closed at $31.54 lastly. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 3.72% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. Twitter presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $24.60. The stock has "Hold" rating by Evercore on Tuesday, October 11. (more...)
LG patents a device with two screens, batteries and two headphone jacks LG patents a device with two screens, batteries and two headphone jacks
- April 22, 2018

It will be competing with the likes of Samsung Galaxy S9 and Huawei P20 smartphones. Instead of launching phones at a specific time every year, it would bring new devices when they are needed and when it has something new to offer. The LG X-Boom Handy Splash also features wireless connectivity through Bluetooth, along with a rechargeable battery that promises up to 13 hours of battery life. (more...)
Fleetcor (NYSE:FLT) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
- April 21, 2018

Facebook Inc now has $487.38 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $54.11. About 405,987 shares traded or 63.39% up from the average. 15 are the (NYSE: FLT)'s ratings reports on April 21, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Sell" on Wednesday, November 15. (more...)
RingCentral (RNG) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday
- April 21, 2018

About 275,678 shares traded. RNG outperformed by 131.49% the S&P 500. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. (NYSE:RNG) rating on Thursday, November 9. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, February 12 the company was maintained by William Blair. (more...)
Crypto market recovery continues as Bitcoin Cash tests $1000 mark Crypto market recovery continues as Bitcoin Cash tests $1000 mark
- April 21, 2018

By reducing the total supply of Bitcoin Cash in circulation, Bitmain believes that it can reduce sell pressure on the coin, ultimately making it more valuable. However two main differences are the the blocksize limits, as of August 2017 Bitcoin has a 1MB blocksize limit whereas BCH proposes 8MB blocks. As a sign of market disposition, purchase/offer signs for Bitcoin are now demonstrating 90 percent of merchants purchasing Bitcoin , and just 10% offering, out of the blue since ... (more...)
Waldron LP Purchase Shares of 2547 American Tower Corp (AMT)
- April 21, 2018

Prince Street Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Hdfc Bank Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $77.56 billion market cap company. DOV's profit will be $177.76M for 20.92 P/E if the $1.15 EPS becomes a reality. The business had revenue of $1.71 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.69 billion. (more...)
Black Ops 4 mixes up formula by taking cues from Overwatch Black Ops 4 mixes up formula by taking cues from Overwatch
- April 21, 2018

Recently, there was also a rumor that Raven Software was activated by Activision to insert a battle royale mode . Do you buy the rumors? The Twitter user Matt Harris relies on multiple sources that were present at the Black Ops 4 multiplayer test session. (more...)
Apple offering battery replacement program for some 13-inch MacBook Pros Apple offering battery replacement program for some 13-inch MacBook Pros
- April 21, 2018

Apple explained that the expanding battery is caused due to a component failure, but the company did not elaborate. However note that this doesn't affect all 13-inch non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro models, but rather a small number of them. This is a worldwide programme and customers who bought the MacBook Pro during the above-mentioned dates can get their laptop's battery replaced. This marks the latest in a growing number of battery-related issues that have hit Apple products. (more...)
LG G7 will have a dedicated Google Assistant button, report claims LG G7 will have a dedicated Google Assistant button, report claims
- April 21, 2018

One of the mysteries remaining has been the appearance of an additional button in renders, but a new report suggests it's actually a hard-wired button to Google Assistant. Samsung brought a dedicated Bixby button in their smartphones and now LG is looking to do the same with the Google Assistant. The approach hasn't seen much love from users, so it'll be interesting to see how LG's customers will respond to having a dedicated assistant button on their phones - especially since users ... (more...)
Classic Recreations ready to churn out original Boss and Mach 1 Mustangs Classic Recreations ready to churn out original Boss and Mach 1 Mustangs
- April 21, 2018

The Oklahoma-based company, known for building replicas of '65 thru '67 Shelby Mustangs under an official licence from Ford , has now been given the go ahead to also build '69 and '70 Boss 302, Boss 429 and Mach 1 cars, too, reports Motor Authority . (more...)
New patch removes Hanzo's New patch removes Hanzo's "Scatter Arrow" ability, among other changes
- April 21, 2018

The Rialto, Venice is the location of Overwatch's latest map and after a slight delay, it is now available on the Public Test Realm for PC players to trial. Dev Notes: This change is just part of the overall changes to wall riding. He can also go around corners using it without leaving the wall, and it's possible to jump away from a wall and then return to it. (more...)