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Apple admits slowing down its older iPhones Apple admits slowing down its older iPhones
- December 23, 2017

Apple representatives could not be reached for comment. Mr Vlahakis added that in his view it would be a "direct violation" of consumer fraud-related legislation in Illinois, Indiana and North Carolina, where the complainants are based. The legal documents relating to the case do not reveal how much money the plaintiffs are hoping to win, although it states they are looking for compensation and the replacement of their devices. (more...)
Google Play is now offering exciting deals on apps, games and movies Google Play is now offering exciting deals on apps, games and movies
- December 23, 2017

Explore irresistible deals across apps, games, movies and more", Google said. The highlight is the return of the 99p movie rental offer, which can apply to any movie available to rent. Moreover, users can movies at 60 percent off during the sale. As far as subscription discounts go, Google Play's winter sale is offering an HBO NOW subscription at 50-percent off over its first three months, giving new customers a great opportunity to try out the platform. (more...)
Facebook to display fact-checking articles alongside fake news stories Facebook to display fact-checking articles alongside fake news stories
- December 23, 2017

The U.S. intelligence community and congressional investigations have shown how Russian hackers flooded Facebook, Twitter and other social networks with fake news, bot users, and abrasive paid advertisements to exploit American political tensions during the presidential race. (more...)
Facebook to debut tools to manage facial recognition
- December 23, 2017

Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has introduced a new facial recognition feature which will have the capacity to identify the various photos of users being shares in the social network. This new feature relies on facial recognition, and it's created to give users some peace of mind that photos of them are not circulating on the social network without them knowing about it. (more...)
Apple Throttles Speed of Older iPhones Apple Throttles Speed of Older iPhones
- December 23, 2017

A feature Apple introduced last year was claimed to protect against problems caused by ageing batteries and was first used on the iPhone 6 , 6S and SE last year during a software update, and on the iPhone 7 as of December with the release of iOS 11.2. (more...)
Apple admits slowing down old iPhone models with flagging batteries Apple admits slowing down old iPhone models with flagging batteries
- December 23, 2017

When an iPhone's processor makes a big current draw from a flagging battery, the battery can deliver the current in spikes that can potentially damage the phone's electronics. Nearly 1,000 Reddit users responded to the post , many giving details of their own experiences with slow iPhones, particularly the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone SE and iPhone 7. (more...)
Owens Corning (OC) Shares Bought by Stifel Financial Corp
- December 23, 2017

The company has market cap of $10.08 billion. The stock increased 1.18% or $1.07 during the last trading session, reaching $91.7. About 303,534 shares traded or 31.98% up from the average. THAMAN MICHAEL H sold 130,700 shares worth $9.80M. $102,852 worth of Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) was sold by Schmidt Kelly . Anson Funds Management Ltd Partnership has invested 1.03% in Owens Corning (NYSE:OC). (more...)
Apple Explains Why Older iPhones Are Slowing Down
- December 23, 2017

But consumers are wrong. The company reasoned this by explaining that as lithium-ion batteries age, their performance dips, and they are not able to deal with the demands of a faster CPU. faster than mine? However, it also does not give Apple the right to slow down devices without informing their users first. But on the phone and tablet it doesn't. (more...)
Apple hit with $25K per day fine in Qualcomm antitrust case Apple hit with $25K per day fine in Qualcomm antitrust case
- December 23, 2017

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) was ordered to pay $25K each day it fails to produce evidence related to an FTC case against Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ). "We plan to appeal this ruling". Apple has been sanctioned in its battle against Qualcomm for reportedly withholding relevant documentation. Apple sued Qualcomm in a different lawsuit shortly after the FTC lodged its complaint. (more...)
Destiny 2: How To Farm Bright Dust | Eververse Guide Destiny 2: How To Farm Bright Dust | Eververse Guide
- December 23, 2017

Guardians can now enjoy " The Dawning " event as it celebrates the Traveler's awakening and more. The wintery event known as The Dawning has finally descended on The Tower social space in Destiny 2 . This guide will show you how to present Devrim with his gift and get some rewards in return. A fix for this fault will not be taking place before The Dawning ends. (more...)
Revenue Growth Analysis of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA)
- December 23, 2017

Electronic Arts Inc . (NASDAQ:EA) has the Market Capitalization of 33.51 Billion. This particular stock's 5-day moving average is 108.01, its 20-day moving average is 106.34 and its 100-day moving average is 114.33. has a P/E ratio of 28.65. (NASDAQ:EA) on Friday, July 28 with "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ:EA) rating on Wednesday, November 2. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Electronic Arts (EA) Given Hold Rating at Cowen" was posted by TrueBlueTribune and is the property of of TrueBlueTribune. (more...)
McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC) EPS Estimated At $1.52
- December 23, 2017

The stock increased 0.76% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $101.92. About 161,674 shares traded. QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) has risen 9.31% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. As per Wednesday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock of Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, November 20 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Google Doodle Celebrates the 2017 Winter Solstice Today Google Doodle Celebrates the 2017 Winter Solstice Today
- December 23, 2017

Clicking the Google Doodle takes users to a search page for "Winter Solstice 2017", which offers new articles, tweets and other search results on the Winter Solstice. The day is also referred to as the day the sun turns around . Yes, temperatures get colder while the days get longer. The lag is known as "seasonal lag", and it occurs because the Earth's oceans and land masses absorb the sun's energy and release it slowly over time. (more...)
What Next for Noble Corporation plc (NE) Stock After Today's Big Increase?
- December 23, 2017

Shah Capital stated it has 2.64M shares. Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) has declined 46.66% since December 20, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 63.36% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $1.04 billion company. (more...)
Russian-linked Facebook content: How to check if you were duped Russian-linked Facebook content: How to check if you were duped
- December 23, 2017

Thanks to the way Facebook works, you don't have to be following one of these pages to have been exposed to something like, say, a meme of Jesus boxing Hillary. Following the 2016 presidential election, Facebook has increasingly worked to crack down on misinformation on its platform. Protecting our community is more important than maximizing our profits'. (more...)
$0.60 EPS Expected for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)
- December 23, 2017

The firm has a market cap of $204,328.41, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.74. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $9.15. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Friday, July 28 with "Buy". On Wednesday, June 21 the stock rating was downgraded by HSBC to "Hold". A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for TSM producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week ... (more...)
Cadence Design Systems Inc (CDNS) CFO John M. Wall Sells 750 Shares
- December 23, 2017

Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) has declined 7.86% since December 21, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.78% the S&P500. Therefore 50% are positive. (NASDAQ:CDNS) for 479,174 shares. The stock of Cadence Design Systems, Inc . Alps Incorporated holds 16,905 shares. Yhb Inv Advisors owns 0.49% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 67,800 shares. (more...)
Apple admits slowing down older iPhones
- December 23, 2017

He claims Apple's tactic of slowing down older iPhone models causes users to suffer - specifically those with the 7 or 7s - and take a hit to their wallets. TL;DR: In both cases, people are pissed Apple did this without their permission, claim it devalues their phone, forcing them to chuck out more money for the newer models (and those newer models are sure as hell expensive ), and want compensation for having phones that, to them, aren't fully functional. (more...)
Yes, your older iPhone is being slowed by Apple Yes, your older iPhone is being slowed by Apple
- December 23, 2017

Apple has now admitted that the slowing of the phone's central processing unit (CPU) does take place, although not to force consumers to upgrade their devices. iOS 10.2.1 is particularly relevant, as this update was created to reduce random shutdown issues for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S. The statement from Apple came in response to a report from earlier this week from Primate Labs, the company behind the Geekbench processor benchmarking software. (more...)
Stocks To Invest: Avon Products, Inc. (AVP), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN)
- December 23, 2017

It has outperformed by 50.67% the S&P500. (NYSE: SPN ) for 208,413 shares. Analysts await Superior Energy Services , Inc. The Tygh Capital Management Inc holds 197,789 shares with $2.11M value, up from 88,139 last quarter. Howard Weil maintained the shares of SPN in report on Friday, October 30 with "Focus Stock" rating. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $1400 target. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 3 Max: a giant smartphone without frames Xiaomi Mi 3 Max: a giant smartphone without frames
- December 23, 2017

That is a pretty big screen for a handset, but not close to the size of the display that is rumored to be featured on the Mi Max 3. As evident from the name, these smartphones sport the largest display among all of Xiaomi's lineup. Customers are likely to get the choice between a Snapdragon 630 and 660 processor, with a huge 5500mAh battery responsible for keeping the lights on, and Quick Charge 3.0 support guaranteeing blazing fast energy regeneration. (more...)
Analyst Opinion Summary: Teekay Offshore Partners LP (TOO), Kraton Corporation (KRA)
- December 23, 2017

Trillium Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Biogen Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $68.21B market cap company. The Pennsylvania-based Fulton Bank Na has invested 0.29% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Tru Of Vermont accumulated 1.38% or 14,434 shares. Letko Brosseau & Associate Inc reported 217,803 shares stake. (more...)
Huawei Honor 9 Youth Edition Smartphone Announced
- December 23, 2017

Add this together with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, a metal/glass design, and microUSB for charging, and you end up with a pretty decent phone. A smaller screen also means the FHD+ resolution (2160 x 1080 pixels) produces a higher ppi density on the Honor 9 Lite than the 7X . (more...)
Teen Allegedly Murdered Stepdad Then Posted Video on Snapchat Teen Allegedly Murdered Stepdad Then Posted Video on Snapchat
- December 23, 2017

According to an arrest affidavit, Vinson admitted to police that he stabbed his stepfather, Oscar Lemar Owensby, 50. "I just killed him", Vinson could be heard said. Vinson's mother immediately called the police after witnessing the murder. He said that he ran away so that he could bid goodbye to his friends and tell them he was going away for a long time. (more...)
Were Analysts Bullish SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) This Week?
- December 22, 2017

SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 4,902 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $188,000 after acquiring an additional 1,550 shares during the period. Among 13 analysts covering SS&C Techs (NASDAQ:SSNC), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. has 207.37 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 0.78. (more...)
EQT Corporation (EQT) Short Interest Update
- December 22, 2017

Reaves W H & Company Inc who had been investing in Nisource Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.41 billion market cap company. Umb Bank & Trust N A Mo has 138,062 shares. Harvest Management Limited Liability Co has invested 0.21% in EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT). Manufacturers Life Insur Company The reported 1,578 shares. (more...)
Stocks Views And Recommendations: Prologis, Inc. (PLD), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)
- December 22, 2017

Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company sold 6,200 shares as the company's stock rose 10.06% with the market. Looking forward, the company's quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.66 in the three months through December 2017 and $0.7 in the quarter ending March 2018, reflecting 4.76% and 11.11% growth, respectively. (more...)
What Are Analysts Suggestions On Broadcom Limited (AVGO) What Are Analysts Suggestions On Broadcom Limited (AVGO)
- December 22, 2017

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 90.24% of the company's stock. FNY Managed Accounts LLC acquired a new position in shares of Broadcom Limited during the first quarter valued at $100,000. The business had revenue of $4.84 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.84 billion. "Broadcom and Silver Lake are asking Qualcomm stockholders to turn over control of their company now to the hand-picked Broadcom-Silver Lake nominees based on a proposal that ... (more...)
Recent Institutional Activity: Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP), Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG)
- December 22, 2017

Vontobel Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $514.04 billion market cap company. Whereas its latest closing price kept its distance from the SMA20 at 0.06% and -0.08% from SMA 50 while it was knocked up -1.31% from the simple moving average price of 200 days. (more...)
Apple sued after news that it intentionally slows down older iPhones Apple sued after news that it intentionally slows down older iPhones
- December 22, 2017

Several users on Twitter had claimed their devices were being "throttled" before Apple admitted to the practice, and many alleged the company was slowing down iPhones in an effort to force customers to upgrade. Apple told CNBC that their goal in slowing down the phones was to deliver a good experience for their customers. How to prevent slow-performing phones? The main reason for this is because as lithium ion batteries get older, their ability to hold a charge diminishes, and ... (more...)