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Google Reportedly Working on High-End Smart Speaker Variant Called 'Home Max' Google Reportedly Working on High-End Smart Speaker Variant Called 'Home Max'
- September 28, 2017

And what exactly would qualify as a premium design for the Max? Will the Google Home Max be metal instead of plastic? There have been plenty of reports and rumors about the company's new Pixel smartphones , updated Daydream View VR headset and another speaker variant, the Google Home Mini . (more...)
Private Advisor Group LLC Reduces Stake in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) Private Advisor Group LLC Reduces Stake in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)
- September 28, 2017

Evercore maintained it with "Buy" rating and $16 target in Thursday, March 31 report. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Micron Technology in a research report on Sunday, July 2nd. Ellington Gp Ltd Company invested in 0.33% or 77,100 shares. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . (more...)
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) Shares Bought by ProShare Advisors LLC
- September 28, 2017

It has outperformed by 79.72% the S&P500. Baldwin Investment Management LLC raised its stake in Check Point Software Technologies by 0.7% in the second quarter. The firm has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer given on Thursday, July 20. The stock of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 18 by Jefferies. (more...)
Su Oh Primed for NZ Women's Open Run Su Oh Primed for NZ Women's Open Run
- September 28, 2017

A gallery of close to a thousand people followed Lydia Ko on her opening round at the New Zealand Women's open at Windross Farm but they struggled with some of the finer points of the game. The 29-year-old nailed seven birdies in her blemish free round, including three on the trot on her second nine, and also felt the nearly complete lack of wind from their 8.09am tee time assisted hugely with her group's slick scoring. (more...)
Aston Martin launches Project Neptune submarine Aston Martin launches Project Neptune submarine
- September 28, 2017

If you've ever wanted to own a submersible that shouts "opulence", then, it seems like this might be the submarine for you. An Aston Martin Vanquish isn't going to take you far underwater, but an Aston Martin submarine totally will. Aston Martin is one of the most admired British auto manufacturers there has ever been, building luxury grand tourers that appear in James Bond movies and high-tech hypercars like the upcoming Valkyrie. (more...)
Essential has sold only roughly 5000 phones since its launch Essential has sold only roughly 5000 phones since its launch
- September 28, 2017

According to the research company, only 5,000 Essential Phone units were sold in the country since its launch. Even though the flagship offers the very best in hardware design, internals, and aesthetics, it was also the software that became the bane of the sales performance. (more...)
Justin Timberlake 'finalizing' deal to perform at Super Bowl 52 Justin Timberlake 'finalizing' deal to perform at Super Bowl 52
- September 28, 2017

When it is time to announce her name we will do it. According to a report from US Magazine , Timberlake is close to finalizing a deal. However, the Los Angeles Times reported last week that Jay-Z turned down an offer to perform at halftime. (more...)
Cadence Design Systems Inc (CDNS) Analysts See $0.24 EPS
- September 28, 2017

American Tower Corp New now has $57.56 billion valuation. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.29 earnings per share. Also, Chief Executive Officer Lip Bu Tan unloaded 100,000 stocks of the company's shares in a trade dated Mon, Jul 17th. (more...)
What's New In iOS 11.1 Beta What's New In iOS 11.1 Beta
- September 28, 2017

Apple didn't offer a changelog for the updates, but it's fair to assume that they include the Messages on iCloud feature, which was removed in the earlier iOS 11 betas with a promise to come back later. Once provisioned, updates will appear in Software Update on those devices . It seems like Apple agrees on this, as the tech giant addressed the queries of the iPhone 8 users. (more...)
The Ataribox Release Date and Pricing Revealed The Ataribox Release Date and Pricing Revealed
- September 28, 2017

Both Sony and Microsoft use customized multi-core AMD processors along with Radeon graphics in their gaming consoles and their variants - PlayStation 4 and Xbox One respectively. Prices will run $249-$299 depending on specific editions and memory configurations. Atari games and content would be available along with games and content from different providers. (more...)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump bias claims Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump bias claims
- September 28, 2017

Expressing his thoughts in a post on the platform he built, Zuckerberg said that Trump's claims that " Facebook was always anti-Trump" are the opposite of what liberals and the media argued following his election. Zuckerberg's post is a largely defensive diatribe with a quick apology tossed in at the end for that one time when he said those who believe fake news is a problem on his platform are crazy-an apology that he still argues isn't necessary. (more...)
Facebook adds new feature to encourage blood donation in India Facebook adds new feature to encourage blood donation in India
- September 28, 2017

While many people are interested and willing to give blood, they might not know how to sign up, where to go, or have the social pressure to actually go do it. To ensure the new features are useful, Facebook said it worked with non-profit organisations, health industry experts, and potential donors. Over the next few weeks, the company will enable people and organisations get in touch with the donors in an easier manner. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg Defends Facebook Against President's Mark Zuckerberg Defends Facebook Against President's "Anti-Trump" Tweet
- September 28, 2017

That's what running a platform for all ideas looks like. Trump wrote in a Tweet earlier Wednesday that " Facebook was always anti-Trump". "But the PEOPLE were Pro-Trump!" The three internet and online social media giants are expected to appear on November 1 in an open hearing on the rising evidence that they were covertly manipulated in a campaign to help Donald Trump win the presidency. (more...)
Having bugs with iOS 11? Here's another new update Having bugs with iOS 11? Here's another new update
- September 28, 2017

And with any update from Apple, there have been a few reported glitches or user-related problems. The likeliest fix for that: Give this update time. While Wandera points out that the iOS users might be keen to test out new platform features with iOS 11, which might be causing further issues regarding the battery life, the stark difference in results clearly shows that the Cupertino-based company needs to step in and solve the issue with an update. (more...)
China sees 'no winner' in a war on Korean peninsula China sees 'no winner' in a war on Korean peninsula
- September 28, 2017

Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, briefing reporters in Washington early on Monday afternoon: "We have not declared war on North Korea ". Ri Yong-ho, foreign minister, says " declaration of war " means all options will be on the table for country's leadership. (more...)
Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) Position Trimmed by Alliancebernstein LP
- September 28, 2017

JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 16,058,334 shares of the company's stock worth $1,386,476,000 after acquiring an additional 4,001,480 shares during the period. The fund owned 67,800 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 22,600 shares during the period. 1,460,416 shares of the stock traded hands. (more...)
Schauffele wins Tour, Thomas claims $10m jackpot Schauffele wins Tour, Thomas claims $10m jackpot
- September 28, 2017

In this Associated Press photo, Justin Thomas (L) holds the Fedex Cup trophy as he stands next to Xander Schauffele, who holds his own trophy after winning the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta on September 24, 2017. Spieth ultimately finished the Tour Championship tied for seventh at 7 under, which led to a second-place finish for the FedEx Cup. Schauffele nearly blew his chance at glory when his two-foot foot birdie putt at the par-five 18th caught the left edge of the ... (more...)
Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Shares Sold by CENTRAL TRUST Co Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Shares Sold by CENTRAL TRUST Co
- September 28, 2017

Seminole Management acquired 47,338 shares as Delta Air Lines Inc Del ( DAL)'s stock declined 5.91%. Verizon Communications Inc now has $201.97B valuation. On the other hand, Delta Air Lines, Inc.by far traveled 27.93% versus a 1-year low price. (DAL) most recent 13F filing, the company has 96 new institutional holders - accounting for 14.31 million shares of its common stock. (more...)
Soon, you will be able to order diesel online Soon, you will be able to order diesel online
- September 28, 2017

Some reports said that the minister had first mooted the idea before a consultative committee of members of Parliament in Srinagar on Friday last week. Taking his address further, the minister, according to News18, said that the delivery option would cut queues at fuel stations and increase convenience. (more...)
Fortnite's Battle Royale Mode is Now Live and Free for all Players Fortnite's Battle Royale Mode is Now Live and Free for all Players
- September 28, 2017

Now, their specific phrasing is that " over 1 million players have partied on the Battle Bus", so your guess is as good as ours when it comes to deciphering whether that means total users, concurrent users, or just that they managed to get 10,000 matches going. (more...)
Apple is working on a fix for iPhone 8 earpiece crackle Apple is working on a fix for iPhone 8 earpiece crackle
- September 28, 2017

It's been reported on both the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus , and across different carriers in multiple worldwide locations. Here's looking into the India pricing, availability and other details of the three new iPhones . Even though the iPhone X starts at a steep $999, lots of shoppers are waiting for it, and I'm one of them. However, the sense of wonder once experienced by those thousands of customers who queued for the first iPhone outside Apple and AT&T retail stores in the U.S. (more...)
Zopo Launches Flash X1 And Flash X2 Smartphones Zopo Launches Flash X1 And Flash X2 Smartphones
- September 28, 2017

These smartphones were globally launched at IFA 2017 in Berlin, last month but now has finally arrived in India . ZOPO Mobiles has launched the Flash X1 and Flash X2 smartphones in India today. The handset is said to be made available in Coral Blue, Alien Black, and Citrine Gold color options. Coming to the Flash X2, it comes with a slightly bigger 5.99-inch display with HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. (more...)
Peering into Recent Action from Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE)
- September 28, 2017

Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh increased Deutsche Bank Ag (DB) stake by 27.75% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Dennis Patrick sold 17,705 shares worth $103,043. Stralem stated it has 3.22% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ). BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc . (NASDAQ: BMRN ) exchanged hands 800,698 shares versus average trading capacity of 1.37M shares, while its relative trading volume is 0.59. (more...)
Skyrim Special Edition - Survival Mode is now available in beta form Skyrim Special Edition - Survival Mode is now available in beta form
- September 28, 2017

For now, the mode is freely available in beta form to PC players. Fallout 4's Creation Club support came nearly a month ago on August 28th, so it's possible we will see Skyrim's support come one month later - a release date of September 25th is now listed, though it appears to be placeholder. (more...)
Agents of Mayhem Developer Volition Hit by Layoffs Agents of Mayhem Developer Volition Hit by Layoffs
- September 28, 2017

To date, Deep Silver has not shared any sales figures of the open-world action adventure game, but United Kingdom sales charts did reveal that in the game's debut week - which was a slow period for new retail releases - the title only managed to grab the No.4 spot, and then quickly fell down the chart in the following weeks. (more...)
Sony is Giving Out Actual Platinum Trophy Rewards Sony is Giving Out Actual Platinum Trophy Rewards
- September 27, 2017

Four bespoke Platinum Trophies have been created for PlayStation Australia, which is using the replicas to urge a communal focus on four upcoming titles. For the chance to win the Call of Duty: WWII Platinum Trophy, players must embark on an intense journey across Europe's vast theatre of war with intense moment-to-moment combat. (more...)
Walt Disney Company (The)'s (DIS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Wells Fargo & Company Walt Disney Company (The)'s (DIS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Wells Fargo & Company
- September 27, 2017

The Amica Mutual Insurance Company holds 73,241 shares with $7.78M value, down from 88,166 last quarter. We will compare the two companies across various metrics including growth, profitability, risk, return, dividends, and valuation to determine if one is a better choice than the other. (more...)
AMD launching new Ryzen processors in February AMD launching new Ryzen processors in February
- September 27, 2017

Resource Informatica Cero managed to get the slides on which the company's plans are disclosed in more detail. On one of the images shows the names of processor families 2019 - Matisse CPU for desktops and Picasso APU for desktops and laptops. (more...)
WSJ may have just confirmed why the iPhone X was delayed WSJ may have just confirmed why the iPhone X was delayed
- September 27, 2017

That's down about 20% from its July forecast, the firm said in a report. A series of reports offered somewhat conflicting details on Apple's iPhone X manufacturing process. Devices will be available for pre-orders from October 27 and be on general release from November 3. In the week since the reviews of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus started to come out, the growing sentiment from reviewers and analysts is that the iPhone 8 family, while not being "dead", has not delivered the ... (more...)
PS Plus October games include Metal Gear Solid V and Amnesia: Collection PS Plus October games include Metal Gear Solid V and Amnesia: Collection
- September 27, 2017

Amnesia: Collection bundles together all three titles in Frictional Games' horror franchise: 2010's Amnesia: The Dark Descent and its 2011 expansion, Amnesia: Justine , as well as the game's 2013 sequel, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs . (more...)