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Toyota Gazoo Racing commits to LMP1 effort for 2018-19 WEC season Toyota Gazoo Racing commits to LMP1 effort for 2018-19 WEC season
- December 20, 2017

The vehicle also bolsters Toyota's commitment to the World Endurance Championship series, which has been left decimated in the elite LMP1 category following the demise of Audi's and Porsche's factory-backed efforts in recent years. McLaren have ended their Formula One partnership with Honda, opening the door for Alonso to drive for Toyota at Le Mans - a race that does not clash with any grand prix. (more...)
Facebook planning to remove click bait Facebook planning to remove click bait
- December 20, 2017

Such posts will neither be gone forever, nor be banned, but the California-headquartered company said it will now demote these posts in the news feed . After studying hundreds of thousands of such posts, Facebook said it has developed a machine learning model that can identify such content and display it less frequently in users' News Feeds . (more...)
Cowen Inc. Has $535000 Holdings in Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P)
- December 20, 2017

Eulav Asset Mgmt owns 660,000 shares or 0.29% of their USA portfolio. It has underperformed by 29.20% the S&P500. The stock of Pandora Media Incorporated (NYSE:P) registered an increase of 6.19% in short interest. State Of Wisconsin Board owns 50,304 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Legal And General Group Public accumulated 12,090 shares. Arizona State Retirement System owns 0.01% invested in Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (more...)
Three of Coins Functionality > Destiny 2 | Forums Three of Coins Functionality > Destiny 2 | Forums
- December 20, 2017

Bungie has confirmed that the Three of Coins consumable is bugged at the moment. Game Rant assumes that each Three of Coins consumable's goal is to give players at least one exotic engram per use. After playing for "nearly 16 hours" and receiving just two exotics - both of which dropped without the Three of Coins buff active - Redditor Brknsymtry concluded that something was wrong with Three of Coins. (more...)
Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP) Insider Trading: BJORNHOLT JAMES ERIC sold 1801 Shares
- December 20, 2017

Microchip Technology Incorporated has a one year low of $62.21 and a one year high of $95.92. It has outperformed by 51.60% the S&P500. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website . (more...)
Destiny 2 'The Dawning' Event Goes Live for Players Destiny 2 'The Dawning' Event Goes Live for Players
- December 19, 2017

The holiday-themed event will be live on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Today, players can enjoy some winter-y themed activities as " The Dawning " arrives in the Tower and Farm, and offers up some special gear that will be available for a limited time. (more...)
YouTube secures necessary deals for a paid music streaming service YouTube secures necessary deals for a paid music streaming service
- December 19, 2017

YouTube's new deals with Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group pave the way for its parent company, Alphabet Inc., to launch a new paid YouTube music streaming service in 2018, Bloomberg reports. For well over a decade, the music industry has been trying to figure out the Internet and they have failed more often than they have succeeded. The world's largest music company has sealed a deal to buy indie label ZTT; Stiff Records, one of the prime movers in promoting punk and ... (more...)
Google Chrome will start blocking bad ads in February 2018 Google Chrome will start blocking bad ads in February 2018
- December 19, 2017

Google will be working with the standards put in place by the Coalition for Better Ads . As a quick refresher, Chrome's ad-blocker will help filter out advertisements that don't meet new standards that have been created by the Coalition for Better Ads. (more...)
Will the 2019 Jeep Cherokee be a hybrid? Will the 2019 Jeep Cherokee be a hybrid?
- December 19, 2017

We'll have to wait to hear about any technology upgrades and subtle changes in the cabin when the vehicle is completely revealed in Detroit, as Jeep has provided little information alongside the images. Things may be different under the hood where Jeep is promising more fuel efficient powertrain options, but it won't say what they are until the new Cherokee makes its public debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January. (more...)
Facebook facial recognition updates settings for easy turn off and managing Facebook facial recognition updates settings for easy turn off and managing
- December 19, 2017

The facial recognition technology could help combat some abusive conduct on the network, the company said, although it may also raise additional privacy concerns. The features also won't be available in Canada and the European Union, which have strict privacy laws. These will all roll out everywhere over the next few weeks except in Europe and Canada where privacy laws prohibit Facebook's facial recognition tech. (more...)
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Boosted Wal (WMT) Stake by $43.53 Million Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Boosted Wal (WMT) Stake by $43.53 Million
- December 19, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT ) continues to be a formidable company. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Insight 2811 Inc increased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 256.45% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Bernstein maintained the shares of WMT in report on Monday, May 15 with "Neutral" rating. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Monday, June 26 with "Hold". (more...)
Vodafone, Itel Mobile launch A20 smartphone with cashback offer Vodafone, Itel Mobile launch A20 smartphone with cashback offer
- December 19, 2017

According to Vodafone , this reduces the price of the itel A20 phone from INR 3,690 to INR 1,590. "The recharge can be done either cumulatively or as a one-time recharge", the company said. Not only are we enhancing our 4G portfolio to achieve this aim, but are also entering into major strategic tie-ups to deliver greater value in our offerings. (more...)
Good luck getting Apple AirPods before the holidays
- December 19, 2017

Walmart .com now lists AirPods as " out of stock ", Target's website similarly says they are "temporarily out of stock", and B&H Photo Video says they are "back-ordered". Simply place the AirPods close to your iPhone and with one tap, they are immediately set-up with all the devices signed into your iCloud account, including your iPad and Mac. (more...)
Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus heading to the Switch in February Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus heading to the Switch in February
- December 19, 2017

It's another port, which the Switch has plenty of, but at least Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 is a good game and another welcome addition to the Switch line-up. Bandai Namco has been slow to support the Switch. The co-op mode is added to other game modes like adventure, big boss battle, and score attack introduced in the original edition of the game. (more...)
Sony Xperia H8216 to feature Snapdragon 845 SoC and dual-camera Sony Xperia H8216 to feature Snapdragon 845 SoC and dual-camera
- December 19, 2017

There's now no word to suggest when the Xperia XZ2 will be unveiled or launched, but previous XZ phones haven't launched until the end of the year, so it may be some time before this one sees the light of day. However, rumors are rife that Sony would be ditching the design for the good to embrace bezel-less design for its upcoming smartphones like the alleged Xperia XZ2. (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Shares Bought by BerganKDV Wealth Management LLC
- December 19, 2017

The stock increased 1.03% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $44. About 19.97M shares traded or 6.32% up from the average. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, January 15. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 15 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
New Self-Healing Glass Could Put an End to Cracked Phone Displays New Self-Healing Glass Could Put an End to Cracked Phone Displays
- December 19, 2017

Researchers based in Japan have developed a type of glass that's capable of healing after it is broken, reports The Guardian . "High mechanical robustness and healing ability tend to be mutually exclusive", the researchers wrote in their paper. (more...)
Canceled Fighting Game Rising Thunder Will Be Released With Open-Source Server Canceled Fighting Game Rising Thunder Will Be Released With Open-Source Server
- December 19, 2017

When developer Radiant Entertainment announced that Riot Games had acquired it past year, the studio also revealed that it was shuttering its indie fighting game, Rising Thunder . Until then, Happy Holidays from the Rising Thunder team! Final game build: We've tinkered with the old final build of the game, adding offline, local play (!) along with some quality of life improvements. (more...)
ZTE getting Android 8.0 Oreo ready for the Axon 7
- December 19, 2017

According to Xiaomi, the Android Oreo program for the Mi Mix 2 will be a closed beta. Xiaomi has announced MIUI 9 beta programme for its Mi Mix 2. The post indicates that ZTE is now in the midst of Android Oreo software development for the Axon 7 , and will try to get it "customer ready" as soon as they can. (more...)
Catherine: Full Body announced for PS4, PS Vita
- December 19, 2017

According to Famitsu magazine, the game will feature a third Catherine with different personality traits than the two seen in the original version . Catherine was originally released for PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2012, mixing a mechanics of puzzles and platforms, with a tense and mysterious love triangle. (more...)
Reddit's Android and iOS apps are getting a big update today
- December 19, 2017

Knowing how fast communities can turn from small scale to viral, Reddit added a tool so that moderators can create new moderators for their communities, and add or remove approved submitters. Oother moderator tasks, like banning, muting and reporting, have also been simplified in the updated iOS app. In the past, Reddit has had difficulty in adding "Post Flair" to mobile. (more...)
Vivo Y75 With 5.7-Inch 18:9 Display, 16-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched: Price, Specifications Vivo Y75 With 5.7-Inch 18:9 Display, 16-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched: Price, Specifications
- December 19, 2017

It is powered by Helio P23 chipset that includes an octa-core processor and 4 GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. It offers standard connectivity options, including 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and 3.5mm headphone jack. The fingerprint sensor is placed at the back panel. (more...)
Big Friday The 13th Update Out Today, Here's What It Adds Big Friday The 13th Update Out Today, Here's What It Adds
- December 19, 2017

It's not yet Friday, but fans of " Friday the 13th: The Game " will surely be thankful for the new update that's rolling out today to the PC and PS4 versions of IllFonic's multiplayer survival-horror game. Similarly, new clothing options are now available for Mitch, Fox, and several other counselors. What's more, the publisher also announced the return of Shelly Finkelstein .Shelly Finkelstein will be coming back to Camp Crystal Lake to troll his fellow counselors...that is until Jason shows ... (more...)
ValuEngine Upgrades Laboratory Corp. of America (NYSE:LH) to Buy
- December 19, 2017

New York-based Group has invested 0.03% in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). It has underperformed by 6.19% the S&P500. Shanda Payment Holdings Ltd increased its stake in General Electric Co (GE) by 50% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Groudon now available for raid battles Groudon now available for raid battles
- December 19, 2017

Groudon, the Ground-type Legendary Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region, is now appearing in Raid Battles around the world! Pokemon Go is now without a Legendary Raid due to the departure of Ho-Oh yesterday, but rumbles of "raid burnout" is growing among the game's userbase. (more...)
You Can Activate Google Assistant with "Hey Google" on More Phones Now
- December 19, 2017

This is known as the wakeup command for your Android. Google is currently offering discounts on both devices, with prospective buyers able to nab any of the two for a tad cheaper right now. Google started pushing the latest Android 8 .1 Oreo to its Pixel and Nexus devices in early December. Google Community Manager Orrin Hancock responded on the forum assuring the users that he will be getting in contact with each user privately for reporting the bug and taking additional details ... (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Can't Be More Hot. Just Reaches Record High
- December 19, 2017

Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $905.44B market cap company. (NASDAQ:AAPL) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 3 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Therefore 0 are positive. Apple Inc. (more...)
Eminem eviscerates Trump on thoughtful 'Revival', but his misogyny remains Eminem eviscerates Trump on thoughtful 'Revival', but his misogyny remains
- December 19, 2017

He also offered that he met people on the gay dating app Grindr, and that he "also used to go to strip clubs". "It's not so much about him hearing something I have to say, because there's nothing I'm saying about him on Revival that he doesn't already know about himself. (more...)
Japan Will Be Getting A Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Beta On PS4 Japan Will Be Getting A Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Beta On PS4
- December 19, 2017

Square Enix promises that "more details" will be disclosed closer to the date. The open beta, which is now only slated for Japan, will take place over the course of three different phases. This battle mode is great for friends who would like to play this online. Fans would be excited to check this out, learning how summons work in the new Dissidia Final Fantasy . (more...)
Mansfield DAR lays wreaths for fallen veterans Mansfield DAR lays wreaths for fallen veterans
- December 19, 2017

The Wreaths Ceremony is held nation-wide at the same time. Afterward, wreaths were placed at the headstones of veterans interred across the cemetery. "I am elated that we were able to participate and proudly support the ceremonies held at both national veterans' cemeteries - Calverton and Long Island", said Saia Vice President of Human Resources Michelle Richard. (more...)