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Android devices seen covertly sending location data to Google Android devices seen covertly sending location data to Google
- November 21, 2017

By collecting relevant cell phone tower data, Google can identify an Android user's location within a certain range . This data is sent to Google whenever the device is connected to the internet. Android phones are collecting users' location information, even when location services are disabled, according to an investigation by Quartz . We use various technologies to determine location, including IP address, GPS, and other sensors that may, for example, provide Google with information on ... (more...)
You Can Now Buy a PRODUCT(RED) Amazon Echo You Can Now Buy a PRODUCT(RED) Amazon Echo
- November 21, 2017

Amazon supports a campaign related to AIDS. This isn't the first time Product (RED) has partnered with a tech company to introduce the stylish color into the lineup and contribute to the cause, but it is the first time for Amazon. From 20 November through the end of December, shoppers can choose from more than 150 (RED) products at Amazon.com/RED or via the Amazon App. It's also worth noting this edition of the Echo is limited according to Amazon so you may wanna pick it up while you can. (more...)
Is Stock's Performance Impressive? NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- November 21, 2017

Loop Capital upped their target price on NVIDIA Corporation from $205.00 to $235.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. NVIDIA Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 14.00%. Dawn Hudson has seen steady activity on the sell side, and on November 13, 2017, executed an option to sell 15000 shares. (more...)
Intuit (INTU) Beats Earnings Expectations, Q1 Revenues Jump 14%
- November 21, 2017

Its down 0.07, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 19 investors sold Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc shares while 29 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 451 raised stakes. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to "Underperform" on Wednesday, September 27. As per Friday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. (more...)
Buy or Sell? What Analysts Recommends: Huntsman Corporation (HUN), Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK)
- November 21, 2017

Graphic Packaging Hldg Co now has $4.78B valuation. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.05 on November 17, reaching $15.42. At the moment, the average analyst price target is $16.83. GPK's profit will be $62.00 million for 19.28 P/E if the $0.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.18 actual EPS reported by Graphic Packaging Holding Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.11% EPS growth. (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) to Repurchase $3.00 billion in Shares
- November 21, 2017

The company has market cap of $147.50 billion. The stock rose 1.03% or $1.54 reaching $150.54. The stock's last price was lower from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $149.34 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $156.68. (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) PT Raised to $200.00
- November 21, 2017

Cypress Capital Management Llc sold 23,645 shares as Apple Computer ( AAPL)'s stock rose 12.78%. The stock's quarterly performance indicates a positive momentum of 8.23 percent, whereas its last one month trend is optimistic with 9.08 percent. (more...)
Street Fighter V Getting New V-Triggers This January Street Fighter V Getting New V-Triggers This January
- November 21, 2017

This trailer might look like a lot of flashing lights and the like, but if you play SF5 you'll notice some pretty significant stuff in there. The trailer shows off new V-Triggers, giving every character new mix-ups, abilities, and combo extenders. (more...)
NBC5 Forecast: Sunny but cool Sunday
- November 21, 2017

Look for a sunny but chilly start to your work week with Monday's high near 49. Wednesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 30. Winds could gust as high as 20 miles per hour. Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Thanksgiving Day - Partly sunny, with a high near 35. (more...)
Ford's plug-in hybrid gives police all-electric power for the first time Ford's plug-in hybrid gives police all-electric power for the first time
- November 21, 2017

If longer journeys are required, there's a regular engine too which can kick in and propel the auto for in excess of 500 miles on a full tank. The battery takes 2.5 hours to charge on a Level 2 charger. In contrast, this Special Service auto is designed for government agency workers who don't need a pursuit-rated vehicle. The Blue Oval thinks the setup would be ideal for officials like detectives or police and fire chiefs. (more...)
Samsung Gear S3 Gets Tizen 3.0 Software Update Samsung Gear S3 Gets Tizen 3.0 Software Update
- November 21, 2017

On the other hand, there hasn't exactly been any major progress on the platforms themselves, especially lesser known ones like the Tizen OS used on the Samsung Gear smartwatches. Widgets have been optimized so that users can view more info on the Gear S3′s circular screen at once, and there's a band around the perimeter of the screen that can show more widget info, like contact names or the time remaining on an alarm. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 To Feature Improved Facial Recognition Samsung Galaxy S9 To Feature Improved Facial Recognition
- November 21, 2017

While some companies will stop at nothing to prevent their flagship devices from leaking out ahead of time, Samsung takes a more laid back approach to leaks. The survey asked participants what devices they wanted for Christmas, and based on their findings, those who the survey deemed as adults said that they wanted the Samsung Galaxy S8. (more...)
Vehicle recalls hit record, many not repaired Vehicle recalls hit record, many not repaired
- November 21, 2017

The report brought criticism from a USA senator in Florida, whose state has seen three deaths caused by the problem and where automakers have fixed 41.7 per cent of the 3 million affected inflators. In September of 2013, another auto pulled in front of Erdman's Civic, causing a collision near Pensacola, Florida. She still had double vision and migraine headaches, and because she can't close the eyelid all the way, has trouble sleeping. (more...)
LLC Sells 841 Shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS)
- November 20, 2017

Compass Point started coverage on Goldman Sachs Group in a report on Wednesday, February 22nd. (The) from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Also, Vice Chairman Richard J. Gnodde sold 4,951 shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.05, from 1.35 in 2017Q1. (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Given Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Given "Hold" Rating at HC Wainwright
- November 20, 2017

Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 44,149 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock worth $487,000 after purchasing an additional 10,534 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 33.7% in the 1st quarter. Tiverton Asset Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.42% stake. (more...)
EA's Need for Speed Payback has quietly changed player progression EA's Need for Speed Payback has quietly changed player progression
- November 20, 2017

Perhaps as a pre-emptive response to the furore over the now removed Pay-to-win mechanics in Battlfront II, Need for Speed Payback's loot system has been tweaked a little - giving players more rewards for their time. The changes to the game include a greater reward from events and the in-game " bait crates", which rewards both in-game experience and currency. Bait crates now reward increased Bank. (more...)
Kelly Clarkson, Pink open American Music Awards Kelly Clarkson, Pink open American Music Awards
- November 20, 2017

The 38-year-old Grammy victor and mom of two posted a behind-the-scenes Instagram video of herself freaking out and worrying about being able to sing at such great heights. Pink posted a message on Instagram thanking the six dancers who performed alongside with her. Clarkson and P!nk's performance - trading off verses of the unifying song - was a moving tribute to first responders: police officers, firefighters, paramedics, disaster relief teams, and all those who show up at the first ... (more...)
Xiaomi Mi A1 Rose Gold colour variant launched at Rs 14999 Xiaomi Mi A1 Rose Gold colour variant launched at Rs 14999
- November 20, 2017

There is no change in the price tag of the Rose Gold Mi A1 handset as it remains the same at Rs 14,999. If you are one of those who think Xiaomi could have released its first Google-powered smartphone Mi A1 in colours other than black and gold, here is something you can have a look at. (more...)
African Union calls for Libya 'slave market' probe African Union calls for Libya 'slave market' probe
- November 20, 2017

They were being sold off for as little as $400. "The National Human Rights Commission in Libya expresses concern about the policies, attitude and statements of the European Union in general and Italy in particular, which seek to exaggerate the suffering and tragedy of migrants and refugees in Libya ", the statement added. (more...)
Hyderabad: IndiGo female staffer makes two drunkards touch her feet for misbehaving Hyderabad: IndiGo female staffer makes two drunkards touch her feet for misbehaving
- November 20, 2017

While returning, one of the accused got down from the auto and touched the female executive of Indigo inappropriately. They both are residents of Sheikpet and were supposed to catch a flight to Tirupati.She reportedly complained against the duo to the on-duty traffic Police officer who in turn took them to the RGI Airport police station. (more...)
Nokia 6 Android Oreo Beta update soon arriving says HMD Nokia 6 Android Oreo Beta update soon arriving says HMD
- November 20, 2017

Now, Juho Sarvikas, the Chief Product Officer at HMD Global has taken to Twitter to reply to a user query revealing juicy information about the roll out of the Oreo update to one of the bestselling Nokia smartphones. It is now up for pre-order at online retailers Amazon, B&H, and Best Buy. According to reports, the Nokia 8 phone will be getting the official stable update of this OS before the end of this year. (more...)
EA Temporarily Removes 'Star Wars Battlefront 2' Microtransactions Right Before Launch EA Temporarily Removes 'Star Wars Battlefront 2' Microtransactions Right Before Launch
- November 20, 2017

This means that the option to purchase crystals in the game is now offline, and all progression will be earned through gameplay. This move comes in the wake of a huge outrage that started when Early Access players saw the hours of grind that it would take to unlock the game's heroes unless one was willing to buy loot crates and in-game currency with real money. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz Teases Redesigned CLS CLass Mercedes-Benz Teases Redesigned CLS CLass
- November 20, 2017

A teaser of the new Mercedes-Benz CLS has been sent out in the lead up to its full unveiling at the Los Angeles auto show next week. The teaser image released by Mercedes-Benz of the new CLS coupe gives away just the front fascia, but the vehicle has been spied testing earlier as well. (more...)
Centrica to Withdraw Standard Variable Tariff for New Customers Centrica to Withdraw Standard Variable Tariff for New Customers
- November 20, 2017

Its other proposals included taking the cost of Government green initiatives out of energy bills and placing them in the tax system instead and simpler bills. Centrica said 10% of British Gas customers switched away from that particular tariff in the first half of this year. "We have been saying for the past 18 months that we need to end "evergreen" contracts - those which don't have an end date", Mr Conn said. (more...)
Vivo V7 launched in India for Rs.18990, pre booking starts today Vivo V7 launched in India for Rs.18990, pre booking starts today
- November 20, 2017

According to the International Data Corporation's (IDC) latest "Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Q3 2017", Vivo is at fourth position in the country after registering a healthy 153 per cent annual growth. The phone comes with curved 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the front. The device packs 3,000mAh battery and weighs about 139 grams. In terms of performance, the Vivo V7 is powered by a 1.8GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor clubbed with Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB RAM and 32GB which ... (more...)
Establishment of Pike agency a huge step forward - Stand With Pike Establishment of Pike agency a huge step forward - Stand With Pike
- November 20, 2017

He said he had given the families no guarantees that what they want will be able to achieved, but promised to involve them. Ardern said the goals of re-entry were to recover any remains and collect any evidence for the cause of the blast in 2010 that claimed 29 lives. (more...)
National Basketball Association veteran David Lee retires at 34 National Basketball Association veteran David Lee retires at 34
- November 20, 2017

This past Valentine's Day, Wozniacki announced she was in a relationship with Lee and the couple announced their engagement earlier this month. "An epic night celebrating my retirement with my friends and family", Lee wrote on Instagram. He averaged 13.5 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 12 seasons with five teams. After five seasons with the team, he signed a free agent contract in Golden State. (more...)
Valkyria Chronicles 4 announced for Switch Valkyria Chronicles 4 announced for Switch
- November 20, 2017

Following the explosive announcement of Valkyria Chronicles 4 , Sega has been posting additional information on the game on the series' official Twitter account, and it's exciting stuff. The continent of Europa is engulfed in the flames of the Second Europan War between the Atlantic Federation and the Autocratic Eastern Imperial Alliance. (more...)
OnePlus 3, 3T finally get their sweet Android Oreo snack OnePlus 3, 3T finally get their sweet Android Oreo snack
- November 20, 2017

OnePlus has recently launched its OnePlus 5T smartphone, which is an upgrade to 2017's OnePlus 5. Now it looks like the older devices are getting the latest Android OS. OnePlus is also adding the option to upload photos directly to Shot on OnePlus. It will reach select users today and the expanded release is coming up in the next few days. (more...)
Palo Alto Networks, Inc
- November 19, 2017

Adams Express Company sold 16,900 shares as Collectors Universe Inc (CLCT)'s stock rose 10.63%. Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc decreased Palo Alto Networks Inc ( PANW ) stake by 39.81% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The stock has "Outperform" rating by IBC on Thursday, May 25. BTIG Research has "Buy" rating and $210 target. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, August 4. (more...)