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Apple Loses Copyright Battle against Italian Company Apple Loses Copyright Battle against Italian Company "Steve Jobs"
- December 28, 2017

An Italian company started by the brothers Vincenzo and Giacomo Barbato has won the right to use the tech icon's name and a heavily derivative Apple-style logo, The Verge reports. I did not call ourselves cunning in the negative sense of the term. Truthfully, it all just looks like a sad bootleg brand you would see strolling down Canal Street, but hey, you can not knock these guys for trying to get some easy publicity. (more...)
Boosts Position in TJX Companies Inc (TJX)
- December 28, 2017

Analysts await Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) to report earnings on March, 1. Whittier Trust holds 0.01% or 2,050 shares in its portfolio. Parsons Mgmt Ri holds 17,450 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Maryland Mngmt stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. Rosenbaum Jay D has invested 2.7% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (more...)
Sylvester Stallone buys replica 'Rocky' statue for 6 figures Sylvester Stallone buys replica 'Rocky' statue for 6 figures
- December 28, 2017

The original was used in " Rocky III " and is now on display at the bottom of the stairs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art . On Christmas , Stallone shared a photo of himself and Arnold Schwarzenegger with the statue at its new home. (more...)
Moto X4 users in India now receiving Android Oreo update Moto X4 users in India now receiving Android Oreo update
- December 28, 2017

That said, the update for standard variant of Moto X4 carries build number OPW27.2 instead of OPW27.1 that the update for Android One Edition carries. After the update, you can see all the Android Oreo features such as Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode, revamped Settings app and quick settings menu, smart text, auto-fill feature, and notification dots. (more...)
Thursday's weather: Status Yellow Snow and Ice Warning remains in place Thursday's weather: Status Yellow Snow and Ice Warning remains in place
- December 28, 2017

And there's also a warning - valid until 3am on Friday - for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal. The third, meanwhile, affects every county in Leinster apart from Wexford, as well as three counties in Ulster and Munster and one in Connacht and is in effect until 9am on Friday. (more...)
Huawei Enjoy 7S To Launch Outside China As Huawei PSmart Huawei Enjoy 7S To Launch Outside China As Huawei PSmart
- December 28, 2017

Earlier: (December 18th, 2017 ) - After several leaks and rumors, the Huawei Enjoy 7S is now officially launched in China. Huawei recently launched the Enjoy 7S smartphone in China. This time we have some information about a new smartphone. The dual camera setup on back is made up of a 13MP and a 2MP camera. The phone is backed by a 3000mAh battery and on the connectivity front, it supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/b, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, dual-SIM and micro USB port. (more...)
Wall Street's Consensus Rating Shows BB&T Corporation (BBT) Growning 1.1%
- December 28, 2017

Based on projections provided by 20 individual Wall Street analysts polled by Zacks Research, BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT ) has a current quarter EPS consensus estimate of 0.8. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, May 26 with "Hold". Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a buy rating and set a $50.00 price target on shares of BB&T in a report on Friday, October 20th. (more...)
Buhari's son's accident: Soldiers allegedly bars other patients entry to hospital Buhari's son's accident: Soldiers allegedly bars other patients entry to hospital
- December 28, 2017

THEWILL recalls that Yusuf was involved in a bike accident at Gwarinmpa in Abuja on Tuesday night and is now at Cedacrest Hospital, Abuja . " My family and I are in prayers for the quick recovery of Yusuf Buhari . Presidential Spokesman Garba Shehu in a statement on Wednesday confirmed an earlier report by SIGNAL announcing the development to the Nigerian public. (more...)
Serena Williams Returns To Tennis Serena Williams Returns To Tennis
- December 28, 2017

The trio was away from court for a while and they will be eager to start their season on a positive note. Apart from gauging their mental strength and fitness level for the new season, a prizemoney of $250,000 is up for grabs at the International Tennis Centre in Zayed Sports City. (more...)
LG, Here partner to provide telematics for self-driving cars LG, Here partner to provide telematics for self-driving cars
- December 28, 2017

No, LG isn't making autonomous vehicles. Being cloud-based, however, HD Live Map is naturally at the mercy of network communications technologies, which is where LG comes in. LG will provide the technologies for cars to communicate all the various information, supporting GPS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, and LG's engineers are also working on implementing 5G data transmission. (more...)
Revellers can party till 2 am this New Year's Eve Revellers can party till 2 am this New Year's Eve
- December 28, 2017

The police are taking no chances with security arrangements to avoid a repeat of last year's purported incidents, including allegations of mass molestation of women on Brigade Road in the central business district, which made worldwide headlines. (more...)
Now Is the Time to Reconsider: Nokia Corporation (NOK)
- December 28, 2017

The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 5.37 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK ) now has a Weekly Volatility of 1.66% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 1.51% percent. Nokia Oyj now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $9.93. Take a look at most well known 200-day moving average which averages prices over the past 200 days. (more...)
Analog Devices, Inc. (NasdaqGS:ADI) Valuation in Focus
- December 28, 2017

About 888,944 shares traded. Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday, December 14th. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold" on Thursday, July 20. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 5 with "Outperform". (more...)
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Given a $115.00 Price Target at Mizuho
- December 28, 2017

Ls Ltd holds 0% of its portfolio in City Holding Company (NASDAQ:CHCO) for 546 shares. Robinson Capital Management Llc holds 1.73% of its portfolio in Nuveen Enhanced Municipal Value Fund for 262,797 shares. Arrow holds 0% in Electronic Arts Inc . TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) Research Coverage Started at BTIG Research" was first published by Dispatch Tribunal and is the property of of Dispatch Tribunal. (more...)
Snapchat's Stories Could Soon Be Coming To The Web
- December 28, 2017

Till now you had to be a fellow Snapchat user to share your Snapchat Story, and given that the Snapchat user base is much smaller than the almost billion Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp users, it meant you could reach more people by publishing your story on those platforms, making Snapchat's insular system, previously a positive, now a negative. (more...)
Instagram is now inserting 'recommended' posts in your main feed Instagram is now inserting 'recommended' posts in your main feed
- December 28, 2017

Now, Instagram is launching a new " Recommended for You " section in your main feed that shows posts from accounts you don't follow that it thinks you'll like. That feature was rolled out a fortnight ago by Instagram, and will further boost the platform's growing number of users. The feature has now been rolled out to a global audience. (more...)
Microsoft Copied a PUBG Ad Concept From a Reddit User Microsoft Copied a PUBG Ad Concept From a Reddit User
- December 27, 2017

The post logically chronicles the release of Macsterr's design and concept from one month ago to the publishing of Microsoft's tweet on December 26. Unfortunately, though, it seems like it would be impossible for Macsterr to prove that Microsoft stole his ad idea for PUBG , and the company will argue that its marketing team thought of the idea independently from his work. (more...)
Apple Toys Most Activated For Christmas Apple Toys Most Activated For Christmas
- December 27, 2017

Its activation rate rose 5% from the 2016 holiday season, probably due to its introduction of the Galaxy S8 after the late 2016 recall of their malfunctioning Note devices. The operator said Telia customers activated 52,000 new Apple devices this Christmas, accounting for 28 percent of all new activations, with Samsung achieving 8 percent and Sony 2 percent. (more...)
Death Stranding: Kojima Promises A Surprise Announcement in 2018 Death Stranding: Kojima Promises A Surprise Announcement in 2018
- December 27, 2017

That's what the game's creator, Hideo Kojima , said in the latest issue of Japanese gaming magazine Dengeki PlayStation . In an interview with Dengeki Playstation (translated by bk2128 on Twitter ), Kojima reports that Death Stranding development is going very smoothly, and Sony say they've "never seen people working on a fast pace like this". (more...)
Snowden's Haven App Turns An Android Phone Into A Sensor Snowden's Haven App Turns An Android Phone Into A Sensor
- December 27, 2017

The software has been developed with The Guardian Project and the Freedom of the Press Foundation . It uses the phone's built-in sensors such as the accelerometer, light sensor camera and audio recorder to detect unusual movements and then notifies the user. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Sells Over 3 Million Units in Japan Nintendo Switch Sells Over 3 Million Units in Japan
- December 27, 2017

An eventual move to 64GB would allow for more data-intensive games. Now, the ultra-expensive 64GB cards are being withheld from partner developers, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal . The physical cards used for games on the Nintendo Switch have been maxed at a 32-gig size, but the use of 64-gigabyte cards was planned further down the line. (more...)
Facebook confirms it is testing Aadhaar authentication for new users Facebook confirms it is testing Aadhaar authentication for new users
- December 27, 2017

Though there is no confirmation regarding the same, this points out that Facebook could be testing Aadhaar integration in order to curb the menace of fake profiles that is becoming a major concern and put an end to online harassment. The company has mentioned it time and again that it is on a war footing against fake profiles and bots on its network to avoid another embarrasment like Russian fake news rackets during U.S. (more...)
Edward Snowden Unveils Haven, an Android App to Spy on Spies
- December 27, 2017

The former NSA contractor-turned whistleblower's app, " Haven " will especially help people in journalism and activism protect their information and shield them from online surveillance and hacking. Haven's primary goal, then, is to guard your laptop or other devices against anyone who might try to tamper with them. The app will then automatically send updates, including audio and video, to your primary phone anytime some shit goes down. (more...)
Mini Will Soon Sell You 3D-Printed, Personalised Trim Upgrades Mini Will Soon Sell You 3D-Printed, Personalised Trim Upgrades
- December 27, 2017

The program allows buyers to customize their Mini cars with personally designed side scuttles, trim for the passenger side in the interior, LED door sills, and LED door projectors. The puddle lights will fit all current Minis, and previous ones with door projectors or door entry lights already installed. The final design is then 3D printed in your choice of red, white, blue, grey or black. (more...)
Paypal (PYPL) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub
- December 27, 2017

BTIG Research reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $70.00 price target (up from $63.00) on shares of Paypal in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Nomura maintained it with "Buy" rating and $75 target in Monday, October 16 report. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,149 shares of the company's stock, valued at $751,431.96. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink . (more...)
WhatsApp will STOP working on these phones, are YOU affected? WhatsApp will STOP working on these phones, are YOU affected?
- December 27, 2017

WhatsApp , the world's popular instant messaging app, will stop working for a number of users at the end of this week, the company has confirmed. From 1 January 2018, the messenger service won't be available on any handsets running Windows Phone 8.0 (or older versions of the operating system ), BlackBerry OS or BlackBerry 10 . (more...)
IFM Investors Pty Ltd Acquires New Position in Hess Corp. (HES)
- December 27, 2017

The stock decreased 1.16% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $20.8. About 582,468 shares traded or 72.88% up from the average. ( HES ) and Verastem Inc ..." published on December 15, 2017 as well as Streetinsider.com's news article titled: "UPDATE: Elliott Seeks Sale or Removal of John Hess as Hess Corp . (more...)
First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Has $9.66 Million Holdings in Intel Co
- December 27, 2017

About 984,944 shares traded. Intel Corporation (NDAQ: INTC ) has risen 19.47% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. RENDUCHINTALA VENKATA S M sold 13,996 shares worth $496,438. Cordasco Financial Network now owns 5,699 shares of the chip maker's stock worth $206,000 after buying an additional 38 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
South Korean prosecutors seek 12-year jail term for Samsung heir Lee South Korean prosecutors seek 12-year jail term for Samsung heir Lee
- December 27, 2017

The 49-year old scion of one of the biggest tech company of the world had been into the custody since February. Some credit them with leading South Korea's export-driven economy and rebuilding its economy from the ashes of the 1950-53 Korean War, but others say their successes were only possible because of corrupt, collusive ties with government officials. (more...)
Xiaomi India makes it easier to track smartphone fix status Xiaomi India makes it easier to track smartphone fix status
- December 27, 2017

While tracking your device fix status, you will come across some terms. However, the company now has a vast network of fix centers and you can locate them here. So, Xiaomi customers, what do you think of this device fix status tracking? This 5 step process includes under inspection, work in progress, ready for delivery, delivered and canceled. (more...)