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Steady Movements: The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Steady Movements: The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
- November 02, 2017

The stock declined 0.59% or $0.58 reaching $98.45 per share. Krilogy Financial LLC now owns 1,422 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $151,000 after purchasing an additional 166 shares during the last quarter. Temasek Hldg (Private) Ltd invested in 0.12% or 798,123 shares. Moreover, Kistler has 0.53% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership reported 742,486 shares or 1.65% of all its holdings. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Shares Sold by Achmea Investment Management BV
- November 02, 2017

This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. They issued a "buy" rating and a $195.00 target price for the company. Currently, 220.47 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 220.47 million shares have been available to trade. (more...)
Bharti Airtel to increase spend on 4G network
- November 02, 2017

Gopal Vittal also said Company is investing more into 4G services to increase the limit of the data services. Launching its services just over a year ago Jio has disrupted the world's second-biggest wireless market by customers with its cut-price offerings. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Nintendo Switch Update Fixes Many Bugs Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Nintendo Switch Update Fixes Many Bugs
- November 02, 2017

It now expects to move around 14 million Switch consoles in the current business year, up from an earlier 10 million forecast. Sadly, it is starting to look like the Super NES Classic will meet the same fate despite Nintendo's promise to do better this time. (more...)
Alfa Romeo unveils Stelvio Quadrifoglio Alfa Romeo unveils Stelvio Quadrifoglio
- November 02, 2017

Competing against likes of the Porsche Macan and Audi SQ5, this souped-up Stelvio trumps its rivals top speeds as it maxes out at 176mph. It's also been put to work around the famed 12.8-mile Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit, completing the gruelling track in just 7 minutes and 51.7 seconds - making it over eight seconds quicker than the Cayenne Turbo S. (more...)
Microsoft to expand HoloLens headsets to 29 new markets
- November 02, 2017

For the consumer market, Microsoft and its partners have launched several Windows Mixed Reality Headsets that are strictly for VR right now, with plans for mixed reality models to come later. Microsoft has positioned the HoloLens not as a consumer-facing entertainment device but as an enterprise collaboration tool that complements its other offerings such as Office 365. (more...)
Global Smart Doorbell Camera Sales Market Report 2017 | Qualitative Analysis
- November 02, 2017

Global Smart Kitchen Appliances report also conducts the regional analysis of Smart Kitchen Appliances market based on market size , manufacturing cost, key market players and their Smart Kitchen Appliances market revenue. Intially, the report covers basic information related to Smart Ticketing market such as Smart Ticketing definition, product types , range of applications , supply and demand analysis of Smart Ticketing industry. (more...)
Oppo F5 To Launch In India Today
- November 02, 2017

The camera also adjusts lighting according to the background. If users find the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner inconvenient, OPPO has a desirable solution. It comes in two RAM variants of 4 GB and 6 GB and with a 20 MP selfie camera. The new Oppo device will be available as an exclusive product on Flipkart , the online shopping store. (more...)
Steven Madden, Ltd. (SHOO) Announces Earnings Results
- November 02, 2017

It is down 7.50% since November 1, 2016 and is uptrending. About 54,249 shares traded or 269.12% up from the average. Steven Madden, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SHOO) has risen 13.46% since October 31, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock has "Buy" rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 28 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, October 20. (more...)
HTC isn't dead yet! Meet the HTC U11+ and U11 Life HTC isn't dead yet! Meet the HTC U11+ and U11 Life
- November 02, 2017

It has a sharp 2880 x 1440 pixel resolution (536ppi), but this isn't an OLED display , with HTC sticking to its preferred Super LCD 6. By default, squeezing its sides brings up Google Assistant but, much like the first U11, this phone also comes with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant (as found on the Amazon Echo ) as well as the HTC Sense Companion built in. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds coming to Xbox One in December PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds coming to Xbox One in December
- November 02, 2017

Brendan Greene (otherwise known as the titular PlayerUnknown) announced the port's official release date of December 12th, 2017 this week at Paris Games Week (PGW) in France. Chang Han Kim, CEO of PUBG Corp, said "This has been an fantastic year for us and launching both 1.0 on PC and on Xbox through Xbox Game Preview are huge milestones for the team". (more...)
Itel S21 with dual selfie cameras launched in India at Rs 5999 Itel S21 with dual selfie cameras launched in India at Rs 5999
- November 02, 2017

Itel Mobile , which is the second largest mobile phone player in India according to a recent CMR report, launched a new smartphone - S21. Coming to the memory, the S21 comes with 16GB of internal memory that is further expandable to 32GB. (more...)
OnePlus 5T: Could This Be It? OnePlus 5T: Could This Be It?
- November 02, 2017

The caption reads, 'What phone is he taking that photo with?'. A still from the official product page of OnePlus 5. Sure, but we doubt it. Internally, the most recent rumors indicate that the OnePlus 5T will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, an Adreno 540 GPU, and 8 GB of RAM. (more...)
Housemarque bids farewell to arcade shoot 'em ups Housemarque bids farewell to arcade shoot 'em ups
- November 01, 2017

So the studio is abandoning its arcade shooter roots to move onto new genres. The studio sees that industry is moving towards "multiplayer experiences with strong, robust communities", so Housmarque plans on doing the same. "Our goal as a company remains the same, however - to create enjoyable and memorable gaming experiences for players while simultaneously creating a great workplace that allows people to flourish both professionally and personally". (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Shares Dip Under Moving Averages
- November 01, 2017

Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 3,833,805 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock valued at $47,845,000 after buying an additional 3,735,900 shares during the last quarter. That's a potential 1.73 gain from where (NASDAQ:GPRO) has been trading recently. When there's more trading than usual, it is called "heavy trading". Considering the latest volume move the stock can be referred as "Hot" and "Eye-catching". (more...)
November's PlayStation Plus games are more bountiful than usual November's PlayStation Plus games are more bountiful than usual
- November 01, 2017

Numerous games shown were also brand new announcements that had never been revealed until they were shown during the conference. In addition to an improvement in hardware sales, the PlayStation 4 software sales also increased, while the impact of foreign exchange rates contributed to Game and Network Services division's performance. (more...)
Owlboy will be hitting consoles, including the Switch, next year Owlboy will be hitting consoles, including the Switch, next year
- November 01, 2017

D-Pad has also confirmed that Owlboy will be getting a physical release on consoles sometime next year, although exact dates and formats have yet to be confirmed. Owlboy allows players to fly through a world of obstacles and enemies through a story-driven campaign adventure. Pick up your friends, and bring them with you as you explore the open skies. (more...)
Hennessey Unveils 1600 HP, 301 MPH Venom F5 In Vegas, Beats Chiron Hennessey Unveils 1600 HP, 301 MPH Venom F5 In Vegas, Beats Chiron
- November 01, 2017

Hennessy is lining up to launch the highly anticipated Venom F5 today. John Hennessey, founder and CEO, claims that because the F5 is so light compared to the Chiron , it won't face the same tire load issues the Bugatti does . The auto was named after an F5 Tornado which has wind speeds of in-between 261-318 miles per hour suggesting that the car's top speed will be within this bracket. (more...)
'Overwatch' PTR update nerfs Mercy and buffs Ana 'Overwatch' PTR update nerfs Mercy and buffs Ana
- November 01, 2017

Her Biotic Rifle now does 70 damage rather than 60, as it did previously. However, fans may counter that argument by saying that it's unfair for Blizzard to nerf Mercy while leaving most of the other support characters untouched. However, casting Resurrect happens instantly when Valkyrie is active. "This should make her feel powerful when she transforms on the battlefield". Valkyrie allows the character to fly, revive two allies at once, damage boost multiple allies, and gives her unlimited ... (more...)
Google launches VR and AR object library called 'Poly' Google launches VR and AR object library called 'Poly'
- November 01, 2017

The objects on Poly are compatible with VR platforms, as well as Apple's ARKit and Google's ARCore frameworks, giving developers the flexibility to use them in whatever experience they want to create. However, an API for developers will be released later to streamline the process of using Poly content in apps. Given VR and AR are still new technologies, the means of quickly developing apps for relevant platforms will be essential in helping them flourish. (more...)
Subaru UK putting an end to WRX STI sales Subaru UK putting an end to WRX STI sales
- November 01, 2017

Subaru has made a decision to lay the WRX STI to rest in the United Kingdom (for now), but not before giving British buyers the chance to snap up one of 150 units being brought to the United Kingdom in Final Edition form. "The instrument panel design has been refreshed and a larger 5.9" multi-function display has been added to the dash - all the better for seeing the newly integrated reversing camera and controlling the DAB radio. (more...)
Chevy Colorado Concepts Built for Overlanding, Desert Racing at SEMA Chevy Colorado Concepts Built for Overlanding, Desert Racing at SEMA
- November 01, 2017

The jounce shocks at both ends are boosted at the back by long-travel leaf springs and a selection of small mods to help with packaging and practicality. The Race Development Truck shares the 3.6L V-6 engine and 8-speed transmission with the base ZR2, as well as a selectable Off-Road Mode and electronically locking front and rear differentials. (more...)
The Rylo 360-degree camera's killer feature is its software The Rylo 360-degree camera's killer feature is its software
- November 01, 2017

Rylo's software offers a stabilisation feature too. To edit your video, plug it into your iPhone and use the companion app to easily find what frames you want to include in your HD video or alternatively, download the whole thing for a fully immersive 360-degree viewing experience. (more...)
Deadly Tubbs fire 100 percent contained today Deadly Tubbs fire 100 percent contained today
- November 01, 2017

Both are in Sonoma and Napa counties. The fires have burned more than 110,000 acres and killed 23 people. The Nuns Fire, comprised of six fires in both counties, has burned 56,556 acres since October 8, according to Cal Fire. Fire officials in the last few days have reported one percent containment improvements on the march to having the massive fire zones fully encircled with hard, cold fire lines. (more...)
HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) Touches a New 52-Week High HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) Touches a New 52-Week High
- November 01, 2017

Over the past twelve months, HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC)'s stock was 12.67%. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 2.39% which for the week stands at 2.26%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 27.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that HollyFrontier Corporation will post $1.73 earnings per share for the current year. (more...)
IBM releases Cloud Private platform to create cloud native environment
- November 01, 2017

Customers will be able to pay for Cloud Private's enterprise edition in two ways: the first is a traditional license for the software plus an ongoing service contract, similar to other enterprise software products. "With IBM Cloud Private, customer can taking advantage of the control and security of their on-premises system with the freedom to connect or move resources to public Clouds in the future", said Vikas Arora, Country Manager, Cloud Business, IBM India and South Asia, in a statement. (more...)
Karbonn K9 Smart Selfie launched: Price, specs and more
- November 01, 2017

Just a week ago, Karbonn launched its Titanium Jumbo smartphone at a MOP (market operating price) will be Rs 6,490. It has slightly better specifications as compared to the K9 Smart Selfie. The memory can be further expanded up to 32GB via micro SD card. There is also an inbuilt photo and video editor on the device. In terms of connectivity, this dual-SIM smartphone offers 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, FM Radio, a 3.5mm audio jack and a microUSB 2.0 port ... (more...)
Apple makes it easier to change your registered email Apple makes it easier to change your registered email
- November 01, 2017

Now, if you check out Apple's "Change your Apple ID" support page, you'll notice a change in the "third-party email address" section. "For a long time if you had an Apple ID that used a 3rd party email address as your Apple ID you were unable to change it to an Apple email address... (more...)
ACLU sues government for detaining 10-year-old girl
- November 01, 2017

Hernandez suffers from cerebral palsy and last week border patrol agents detained her after emergency gallbladder surgery. Hernandez was then separated from her family and placed under custody of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement, which keeps undocumented immigrant minors in custody after they are caught by immigration authorities. (more...)
23 'eyes' & panoramic 3D images: Meet NASA's Mars 2020 Rover
- November 01, 2017

Namely, the 2020 Mars rover will have 23 different cameras. "Each successive mission is able to utilise these improvements, with better performance and lower cost", Maki said. CacheCam will watch as rock samples are deposited into the rover body. The ones on the Curiosity were created to be engineering cameras, each of them capable of 1 megapixel black and white images only. (more...)