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Apple's latest $34.95 iPhone dongle may be the definition of madness Apple's latest $34.95 iPhone dongle may be the definition of madness
- October 02, 2017

Listening to music while charging your phone with that dongle will be quite annoying, especially when you are on the go. The decision was met with massive backlash. Now it has used the same courage to develop a peripheral for the headphone jack and charging port. Wu reportedly kept the phone on charge using the standard adaptor and charging cable and said that she saw the screen bulging three minutes after she put the device on charge. (more...)
Zuckerberg seeks forgiveness for division caused by his work Zuckerberg seeks forgiveness for division caused by his work
- October 02, 2017

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologised for hurting and dividing people through his social media platform and said he would work to do better. "For the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring us together, I ask forgiveness and I will work to do better", he vowed. (more...)
Romine does it all as Tigers defeat Twins Romine does it all as Tigers defeat Twins
- October 02, 2017

Romine became the first player since Detroit's Shane Halter in 2000 to accomplish the feat. Romine joined Halter, Texas' Scott Sheldon (Sept. 6, 2000), Minnesota's Cesar Tovar (1968) and Bert Campaneris (1965) of the Kansas City Athletics as major leaguers to play all nine positions in a game. (more...)
Huawei to launch Honor 9 with dual cameras on October 5th Huawei to launch Honor 9 with dual cameras on October 5th
- October 02, 2017

The launch of Honor 9 in India has come as a surprise as Huawei was expected to debut Huawei P10 flagship in the country. The device's spec sheet seems similar to Honor 8 Pro. The smartphone packs a glass rear panel and comes in Glacier Grey, Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black, Gold, Blue Bird, Robin Egg Blue colour variants. That means better snaps at night, and generally sharper images, capturing the tiniest detail with the zoom (2x). (more...)
Reaffirms Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (ULE)
- October 02, 2017

It has underperformed by 10.16% the S&P500. Four brokerages rating the company a strong buy, six brokerages rating the company a buy, zero brokerages rating the company a hold, zero brokerages rating the company a underperform, and finally zero brokerages rating the company a sell with a 12-month price target of 17.80GBX. (more...)
RCom-Aircel mobile business merger called off RCom-Aircel mobile business merger called off
- October 02, 2017

The Swedish telecom equipment manufacturer is seeking to recover Rs 1,150 crore from RCom for payment towards the equipment that it had supplied earlier. "We also have to explore if there is any possibility to bring in another suitor or else the regulator may force us to take the IBC route", said another lender. (more...)
Trump rejects diplomatic solution with North Korea's 'Little Rocket Man' Trump rejects diplomatic solution with North Korea's 'Little Rocket Man'
- October 02, 2017

At the United Nations in September, Trump said the United States may have to "totally destroy" North Korea if the U.S.is forced to defend itself or its allies. Trump says Kim is "on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime". The standoff has entered a new , more risky phase since then as Kim and Trump have exchanged personal insults and threats of war. (more...)
Huawei says Mate 10 will be an 'intelligent machine,' not a smartphone Huawei says Mate 10 will be an 'intelligent machine,' not a smartphone
- October 02, 2017

On the left side of the cameras is a Leica-branded flash, and on the right is a sensor. Up front, selfie camera duties will be handled by an 8MP camera. Huawei is hosting an event on October 16 and the Mate 10 will be shown off there, so it's possible that we'll see the Mate 10 Pro at the event, too. (more...)
Washington Redskins at Kansas City Chiefs - 10/2/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Washington Redskins at Kansas City Chiefs - 10/2/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- October 01, 2017

Coach Andy Reid is an elite coach though so he may find a way to succeed without him. What insane things did Madden predict for this upcoming Chiefs game? Kirk Cousins is the quarterback for Washington , and he has 784 passing yards, and 5 touchdowns on the season. (more...)
Google's 4th October Event: New Pixel Phones, Speakers To Launch Google's 4th October Event: New Pixel Phones, Speakers To Launch
- October 01, 2017

The company is conducting an event on October 4th for its new Pixel handsets. In fact, Google will even stop rolling out any major updates to Nexus 6P once Pixel 2 XL comes out. Recall that the first version of Google Home Google assistant voice Assistant was presented on 18 may 2016 at Google I/O and costs $129. The company had launched its first home speaker previous year and will launch some other devices too after three days. (more...)
Facebook tests facial recognition for account recovery Facebook tests facial recognition for account recovery
- October 01, 2017

Still, that hasn't deterred Facebook from testing "a facial recognition feature to help secure your account", according to a tweet from TheNextWeb's Matt Navarra. This feature will add another dimension to Facebook's account recovery process. For now, it's created to help you recover an account you've lost access to, rather than to log you into Facebook normally - in other words, if someone hacks into your account, you can show your face on a registered phone to help get it back. (more...)
GoPro's Fusion 360 camera to be shipped in November GoPro's Fusion 360 camera to be shipped in November
- October 01, 2017

The new action camera will be compatible with the company's Karma drone . GoPro also made it known that its Fusion spherical camera for $699.99 will roll out in November. has unveiled the HERO6 Black, the best and most user-friendly GoPro camera to date. The new device retains all the popular features of its predecessor, which includes 33 feet waterproof in the absence of voice control support as well as a case. (more...)
Amazon Echo Device Users Now Can Make Free Phone Calls
- October 01, 2017

It unlocks a world of learning and discovery that is unique to their generation. The device is codenamed Manhattan and will be around the same size as the competition, ie Echo Show which is around inches. Although we don't expect to see it revealed alongside the Pixel 2 series next month, Google could use the event to share more details about it. Don't have one? Get a Google Chromecast and the problem is solved. (more...)
What's Happening To These Stocks? - Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RIGL), CBS Corporation
- October 01, 2017

Many investors will opt to use multiple time periods when examining moving averages. Analysts have placed a $5.25 price target on Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc ., suggesting a 126.29% gain from recent close. The company reported revenue of $4 Million in the same period previous year. When we see the company's Volatility, it now has a monthly volatility of 4.42% and weekly volatility of 4.88%. (more...)
Trump's NFL Rant is His Latest Example of Unnecessary Divisiveness Trump's NFL Rant is His Latest Example of Unnecessary Divisiveness
- October 01, 2017

A company representative says there was a high volume of calls from a social media campaign. So you needed to make a statement. This despite polls already acknowledging most of the President's fellow countrymen are in agreement. Maybe if some owners did believe in what he knelt for, they would actually sign him. While I support most conservative and GOP issues, I am not a fan of the presidency. (more...)
Kia Stinger: The Numbers Are Out Kia Stinger: The Numbers Are Out
- October 01, 2017

Kia says that with all that performance technology in tow, the Stinger rivals luxury competitors like the Audi S5 Sportback, the BMW 440i Gran Coupe, and the Infiniti Q50, just to name a few. GT buyers have two upgrade options, versus the one with the four-cylinder. This will retail for $39,895 while the GT2 model will retail for $50,395. (more...)
Rajinikanth all praise for Mahesh Babu's 'Spyder' Rajinikanth all praise for Mahesh Babu's 'Spyder'
- September 30, 2017

On Friday, the makers confirmed that the film has grossed close to Rs 72 crore in first two days. Now, The movie is estimated to have grossed over Rs 85 crore in three days and likely to cross Rs 100-crore mark on Saturday. "It's going to be a good debut for Mahesh in Tamil and it is a good move to widen his market in Kollywood", says trade analysts. People of both the cities show a lot of craze about the film. (more...)
J.Lo, Shaq & Marshawn Lynch Introduce San Francisco Roster J.Lo, Shaq & Marshawn Lynch Introduce San Francisco Roster
- September 30, 2017

J.Lo and Shaq are joined by current National Football League star Marshawn Lynch and former National Football League player Michael Strahan, who is now one of the hosts of Live! Strahan, Lynch and Lopez are now a part of one of the most star-studded investment groups in esports which include Shaq and Major League Baseball players Jimmy Rollins, Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Howard. (more...)
Huntsman Corporation's (NYSE:HUN) Huntsman Corporation's (NYSE:HUN) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Instinet
- September 30, 2017

The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 20 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Tuesday, September 19. Systematic Mgmt Ltd Partnership reported 0.84% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Among 11 analysts covering Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN), 9 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability Corp has 21,600 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (more...)
Apple Discloses Record Number Of US Government Data Requests Apple Discloses Record Number Of US Government Data Requests
- September 30, 2017

Google's Transparency Report showed from January to June 2017 it received 48,941 requests for data from 83,345 accounts, compared to 44,943 requests from 76,713 accounts in the first half of 2016, a nine percent year-over-year increase. "We are publishing the latest update to our Transparency Report as the U.S. Congress embarks upon an important debate concerning the nature and scope of key FISA provisions", Selgado said in a blog. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi attends Dussehra Celebrations at Madhav Das Park, Red Fort PM Narendra Modi attends Dussehra Celebrations at Madhav Das Park, Red Fort
- September 30, 2017

The President asserted that one can learn a lot from Ramayan. Summary: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his heartiest greetings to all the people of the nation on the auspicious occasion of Dussehra . "Today on the ocassion of Vijay Dashmi, let us resolve to make some positive contribution to help build a new India by 2022 when India celebrates its 75th year of indepence", Modi said while speaking at Dussehra celebrations at Madhav Das Park near Red Fort in the ... (more...)
Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
- September 30, 2017

Sinclair Broadcast Group Class A (NASDAQ: SBGI ) had an increase of 10.08% in short interest. HBMD's SI was 247,000 shares in September as released by FINRA. Panagora Asset invested in 0.02% or 167,764 shares. Invesco accumulated 0% or 84,284 shares. Over the past twelve months, Sinclair Broadcast Group , Inc. (more...)
SC National Guard Preparing for Relief Effort in Puerto Rico SC National Guard Preparing for Relief Effort in Puerto Rico
- September 30, 2017

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Eric Ridilla, a maintenance test pilot with Company B, 628th Aviation Support Battalion, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, performs final checks on a CH-47 Chinook September 26, 2017 at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., before a flight mission to Puerto Rico in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. (more...)
Seahawks' Doug Baldwin, Neiko Thorpe questionable for Week 4 Seahawks' Doug Baldwin, Neiko Thorpe questionable for Week 4
- September 30, 2017

Running back C.J. Prosise is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts but coach Pete Carroll sounded even more pessimistic about his chances to play then that designation indicates. "I feel good, but we've still got a couple days left". Everyone else is considered ready to play including free safety Earl Thomas, who sat out on Wednesday and Thursday with a knee injury but had said on Thursday he was likely to play. (more...)
Competition for JioPhone? Airtel to launch Rs 2000 smartphone in October Competition for JioPhone? Airtel to launch Rs 2000 smartphone in October
- September 30, 2017

Reliance's JioPhone could lead to another round of revenue and margin pressure for carriers, analysts at Credit Suisse have said, while those at Morgan Stanley have termed it as a "good value phone" that can have several use cases in the rural markets. (more...)
Dussehra 2017: Why Ramlila holds great significance on this day Dussehra 2017: Why Ramlila holds great significance on this day
- September 30, 2017

It is also called as Vijayadashami, the day of victory. The city honours Goddess Chamundeswari's victory over the great demon Mahishasura, reported the Indian Express. In Southern India, the nine days of Navratri are celebrated with a display of gods and dolls called Golu. Dussehra celebrations in Mysore are one of the most spectacular in the country. (more...)
Vettel fastest in second Malaysia Grand Prix practice Vettel fastest in second Malaysia Grand Prix practice
- September 30, 2017

In an interview with Sky Sports , McLaren driver Fernando Alonso said Hamilton is now the firm favourite for the championship after Vettel crashed out in Singapore. "It's more hard to be consistent and, in the very worst cases, you can develop cramps or even problems with your vision". "Our record here in recent seasons has been mixed but the fundamental characteristics of the track, with its sweeping corners and long straights, means the auto is well-suited to the circuit". (more...)
Ubisoft Releases Gorgeous New Cinematic Trailer for Assassin's Creed Origins Ubisoft Releases Gorgeous New Cinematic Trailer for Assassin's Creed Origins
- September 30, 2017

When looking back on the Assassin's Creed franchise, most players mainly ran around ancient cities looking for the guy their boss told them to kill. He opted not to answer the question and instead indicated that finding the key to that will be one of the important things players will need to do inside " Assassin's Creed: Origins ". (more...)
YouTube Blocking Creators from Linking to Patreon Unless Channel Monetized YouTube Blocking Creators from Linking to Patreon Unless Channel Monetized
- September 29, 2017

Today , an email sent to Nintendo Creators Program partners began circulating, which says that under the program's new rules, creators can no longer live stream Nintendo games. Video creators under the program Patreon seem most impacted. Meaning that this way, Nintendo will get all of the revenue the video makes. Nintendo has not provided any additional information on why it changed its rules on live streaming its games on YouTube. (more...)
A Commodore 64 Mini Console is Coming in 2018 A Commodore 64 Mini Console is Coming in 2018
- September 29, 2017

Unlike the original, though, the C64 Mini will connect to a TV via HDMI and includes a joystick connected via USB. To that end, all backers of the original Indiegogo campaign, or who preordered the new C64 prior to the announcement of the Mini, will be given a Mini console along with the regular system. (more...)