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Google Earth VR app gets support for Street View Google Earth VR app gets support for Street View
- September 16, 2017

It doesn't look like you'll be able to do anything too insane like walk around the photos, but this update get you a little closer to the action. Google on Thursday declared it is conveying Street View to Earth VR , its free application that works with the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets. (more...)
Battlegrounds creator expected 200-300K sales in 2017 Battlegrounds creator expected 200-300K sales in 2017
- September 16, 2017

SteamSpy was charting the game's growth, and spotted the moment when it beat Dota 2's record today. Brendan " PlayerUnknown " Greene recently talked with Polygon , where he was settling into his "whirlwind year". " A lot of the [internal team], they really couldn't believe it ", Green said. PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS is available on PC and will soon arrive on Xbox One, where it will receive support from Microsoft, including some improvements in the graphic section. (more...)
The iPhone X may be very hard to buy until 2018
- September 16, 2017

Additionally, KGI doesn't see iPhone X supply and demand balancing before the first half of 2018. Well before the iPhone X was officially unveiled, we'd heard plenty of rumors that Apple was struggling to make as many as it needed - something that's backed up by the delayed pre-order dates of October 27 and November 3 respectively for the most expensive of the company's new iPhones. (more...)
IPhone 8 and 8 Plus feature smaller batteries than previous generation
- September 16, 2017

However, the devices have been challenged in terms of battery reservoirs by a TENAA listing. The iPhone 8 Plus' battery is 2,675mAh in comparison to the iPhone 7 Plus' 2,900mAh cell. The 8 Plus has stuck with dual 12MP sensors and will include a dual-camera feature called "Portrait Lighting", which allows users to rework the lighting while composing the shot to add a sense of depth. (more...)
Starbucks Will Support Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X Charging-Eventually
- September 16, 2017

The dual-core neural engine chip onboard the A11 Bionic powers can accurately map and recognise a face, Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of Worldwide Marketing said onstage at the iPhone 8 launch. While Apple has loaded its brightest display till date in iPhone X , it's worth pointing out that Samsung Galaxy S8 has an even brighter one. So Apple , there's some room for improvement here. (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc
- September 16, 2017

It closed at $99.39 lastly. As of September 30, 2016, it manufactured five types of Li-ion rechargeable batteries: aluminum-case cell, battery pack, cylindrical cell, lithium polymer cell and high-power lithium battery cell. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 7 by Piper Jaffray. California-based Affinity Inv Advisors Llc has invested 0.03% in Take Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ: TTWO ). (more...)
OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp Purchases Shares of 62200 Huntsman Corporation (HUN)
- September 16, 2017

The stock has "Buy" rating by Alembic on Thursday, July 27. Jefferies initiated the shares of LAD in report on Monday, April 11 with "Buy" rating. ( NYSE:GME ), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Da Davidson And Com holds 0% or 143 shares. 393,694 are held by Ahl Prtnrs Llp. Press coverage about Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. (more...)
A Shaken Caribbean Turns To Recovery After Irma's Destruction A Shaken Caribbean Turns To Recovery After Irma's Destruction
- September 16, 2017

Many have come here from the USA and are going back to their families on the mainland, said Ian Samuel, a volunteer and resident of St. John, who was helping evacuees leave the island. And it's been hard to come by. "It has been going particularly well, it was a bit slow at the start, but I think, despite the challenges of little to poor communication, the word had gotten out and between the Caribbean Airlines flight and the aircraft from Barbados, yesterday, we able to get out in ... (more...)
Drilling Down Into Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (HOMB)
- September 16, 2017

They now have a $28.00 price objective on the financial services provider's stock, down from their prior price objective of $29.00. The collective rating of 2.4 for Home Bancshares, Inc. 1,500 Home Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ: HOMB ) shares with value of $38,250 were sold by Haynes Jim F JR . This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell. (more...)
This is how much an iPhone X AppleCare+ will cost you This is how much an iPhone X AppleCare+ will cost you
- September 16, 2017

A larger phone typically means a more expensive display, and device-specific parts like dual cameras are bound to involve pricier fixes. Apple is set to charge $199 for AppleCare+ on the iPhone X which is quite a considerable jump from the $129 price tag that the company now charge for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus . (more...)
Tredje AP fonden Boosts Position in Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)
- September 16, 2017

It has underperformed by 9.82% the S&P500. Clarivest Asset Management Llc sold 82,665 shares as the company's stock rose 23.30% with the market. Portolan Capital Management Llc, which manages about $535.17 million and $742.73M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Zendesk Inc. (more...)
Apple iPhone X's Face ID: Here are some more details revealed Apple iPhone X's Face ID: Here are some more details revealed
- September 16, 2017

If you're anxious about Face ID failing when you try to unlock your iPhone X because you're wearing sunglasses, don't be. The infamous Face ID fail by Craig Federighi during the keynote that has since been used repeatedly to "prove" how bad Face ID works may not even have been one in the first place. (more...)
Wild jaguar roams southern Arizona mountains Wild jaguar roams southern Arizona mountains
- September 16, 2017

The Center for Biological Diversity released a video showing the nocturnal animal first blinking a couple of times, turning his head back and forth and finally walking away from the camera. A jaguar spotted roaming the mountains of Arizona a year ago was spotted again this past summer, this time in a different area. Conservationists believe the big cats are traveling north from Mexico due to population stressors in their habitat there and said erecting a wall along the U.S. (more...)
HTC Vive Focus, a Name for a new Generation HTC Vive Focus, a Name for a new Generation
- September 16, 2017

One is from the European Union Intellectual Property Office while the other is from the United States Patent And Trademark Office. Both applications were filed last week and, as far as we know, the only new headset HTC has on the horizon right now is its standalone device. (more...)
Google disables offensive ad keywords found by BuzzFeed Google disables offensive ad keywords found by BuzzFeed
- September 16, 2017

In addition to seeing these suggestions when it investigated Google's ad platform, Buzzfeed also purchased ads and ran a live campaign before alerting Google, which promptly disabled a number of the keywords involved. Like any other soulless capitalist behemoth, Google wasn't about to let Facebook corner the market on anti-Semitic ad widgets, and BuzzFeed reported Friday that the search/email tech giant also allows - and will even suggest - ad buyers to target some pretty racist ... (more...)
Far-Right Social Network Gab Sues Google Over Removal From Play Store Far-Right Social Network Gab Sues Google Over Removal From Play Store
- September 16, 2017

Gab's lawsuit against Google - filed in federal court in Pennsylvania late Thursday - alleges its ouster was an illegal attempt to stifle competition. Torba his perception, which animated his involvement with Gab, that conservative voices are routinely suppressed in social media and in a wide variety of contexts where the dominant, and overwhelmingly liberal figures and institutions of Silicon Valley hold sway". (more...)
Analyst's Rankings to Lookout: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Equifax Inc. (EFX) Analyst's Rankings to Lookout: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Equifax Inc. (EFX)
- September 16, 2017

If the published price targets set by Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for AMD is $22. The stock volatility for week was 3.24% while for month was 3.28%. Let's also look quickly at some analyst views on company shares. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $13.98. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Given "Buy" Rating at KeyCorp
- September 16, 2017

Vetr lowered Activision Blizzard from a hold rating to a sell rating and set a $61.90 target price for the company.in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. The insider, ZACCONI RICCARDO , now holds 42,231 shares of ATVI . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) has "Long-Term Buy" rating given on Wednesday, March 30 by Hilliard Lyons. (more...)
Protester who admitted to vandalizing iconic Wall Street bull is arrested Protester who admitted to vandalizing iconic Wall Street bull is arrested
- September 16, 2017

The environmental crusader accused of dumping blue powder on the face of Wall Street's famous Charging Bull was arrested Friday afternoon. A blue sash reading, "Draw the blue line", was also draped around the nearby "Fearless Girl" statue . (more...)
Exclusive Target Distribution Of Charizard For Pokémon Sun & Moon On October 1st Exclusive Target Distribution Of Charizard For Pokémon Sun & Moon On October 1st
- September 16, 2017

Participating Target stores will be hosting a small event for fans to pick up a code card. The Charizard is level 50, knows the moves dragon dance, flare blitz, fly, and natural disaster, knows the ability Blaze, and holds a Red card item. (more...)
You Can Stop a Forced iPhone X Face ID Unlock
- September 16, 2017

Federighi says the "bio-lockout" he experienced on stage hasn't been a real problem in the months that he's used the iPhone X. It would, he noted, require several interactions by other people where they woke up the phone. Face ID will not work if the person's eyes are closed, so it will technically not unlock when a user's phone is held up to their face when they are not looking directly at it. (more...)
Apple's new iPhone models are lacking a pretty big feature
- September 16, 2017

As a result, firmware updates for the existing Powermat systems in place can be issued to support Qi, or nearly any other wireless charging standard that comes along in the future. Powermat installed thousands of charging pads in Starbucks stores that use the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) standard. That said, Starbucks did tell Davies at Slashgear that it anticipates iPhone wireless charging support should be available at all of its locations in time for the iPhone 8's launch next week. (more...)
VEVO Documents Hacked, Posted Online VEVO Documents Hacked, Posted Online
- September 16, 2017

The group has taken credit for hijacking WikiLeaks' DNS, and hacking HBO's Twitter account. More as this develops . New York-based Vevo is jointly owned by Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, Abu Dhabi Media, and Alphabet (Google's parent). (more...)
Irma: New York Governor Heads to US Virgin Islands
- September 16, 2017

Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp will lead Cuomo on an assessment tour to determine if more aid from the state is needed. Cuomo today announced the deployment of members of the New York National Guard and personnel from the New York State Police to the U.S. (more...)
Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l (ADR) (SMI) Can't Be More Safe. Trades Significantly Higher
- September 16, 2017

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited is a semiconductor foundry. Days to cover increased 5.0 to 5.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.00% as of August 15. NVS's profit will be $3.29B for 17.11 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. The semiconductor company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.50 by ($0.08). (more...)
Ngam Advisors LP Sells 9531 Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) Ngam Advisors LP Sells 9531 Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)
- September 16, 2017

The company reported $1.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.49. The company has market cap of $2.98 billion. The correct version of this story can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/15/diamond-hill-capital-management-inc-has-265-24-million-position-in-kimberly-clark-corporation-kmb.html. (more...)
Energy Department expands goals for solar power initiative Energy Department expands goals for solar power initiative
- September 16, 2017

Given the reduction in prices, the DEO said it will continue its work to cut costs further and fund projects that "will focus on a broader scope of Administration priorities", including electric grid reliability and energy storage. Those targets reflect around $1 per watt and 6¢ per kilowatt-hour in Kansas City, the department's mid-range yardstick for solar panel cost per unit of energy produced (New York is considered the high-cost end, and Phoenix, Arizona, which has much more sunlight than ... (more...)
Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
- September 16, 2017

Next quarter's EPS is expected be $0.26 with next year's EPS projected to be $1.08. Past 5 years growth of Ship Finance International (NYSE:SFL) observed at -3.74%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of -7.7% over growth. (more...)
Apple readies its 4K movie catalog for Apple TV pre-orders Apple readies its 4K movie catalog for Apple TV pre-orders
- September 16, 2017

Apple has started rolling out 4K content to iTunes users, just as it promised it would do at this week's Apple media event. The same goes for the TV app for iOS, Macs, and tvOS. The likes of Wonder Woman , John Wick , and La La Land (all now available in the format) still cost $20 to purchase. Apple is beginning to take care of that latter point today with the rollout of 4K movies on iTunes alongside the opening of pre-orders for the Apple TV 4K . (more...)
'Angry Birds' Maker Rovio Is Not Worth What People Expected 'Angry Birds' Maker Rovio Is Not Worth What People Expected
- September 16, 2017

However, Rovio did not respond quickly to the shift to mobile games being freely available that makes revenue from purchases in-game. Rovio booked an operating loss and cut a third of its staff in 2015. About 30% would go to Rovio as the rest would go to the app's primary investors, which includes Trema International and venture capital firms Accel Partners and Atomico . (more...)