Technology


Premarket: Stocks recover as bond jitters retreat, euro hits 3-year high Premarket: Stocks recover as bond jitters retreat, euro hits 3-year high
- January 13, 2018

ECB President Mario Draghi credits the stimulus with re-energizing the economy and helping create millions of new jobs as the eurozone's unemployment rate has fallen from above 12 percent to 8.7 percent. What are markets doing: The Stoxx Europe 600 index was down 0.5% at 398.25, with only the financial sector rising, fronted by bank stocks . He said: "A little bit of risk-off in the Nikkei and DAX appears to be weighing on early premarket indications of a lower USA open for the S&P ... (more...)
HBO's new teaser for 'Fahrenheit 451' movie blazes to life HBO's new teaser for 'Fahrenheit 451' movie blazes to life
- January 13, 2018

Eventually, Montag turns his back on the world he knows and goes toe-to-toe with his near-inhumane mentor, fire captain Beatty, played by Michael Shannon . Bradbury's novel was set in the future where he was predicting having screens on the wall that you could interact with. There was no reason to put it in the future; it's just [set in] a unusual tomorrow. (more...)
Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers
- January 13, 2018

AMD shares have gained almost 20 per cent in the last week as investors speculated that the chipmaker could wrest market share from Intel , whose chips were most exposed to the security flaws . "We also commit to working with the industry to share hardware innovations that will accelerate industry-level progress in dealing with side-channel attacks", said Intel CEO Brian Krzanich in an open letter to technology industry leaders. (more...)
Google Plans to Vet YouTube Premium Video Content Google Plans to Vet YouTube Premium Video Content
- January 13, 2018

You're right to be. Alphabet Inc ( NASDAQ:GOOGL ) owns the most valuable user-generated streaming video platform on earth, but being the parent company of YouTube certainly doesn't come without its downside. A storm of criticism followed despite two apologies , with commenters saying Paul seemed disrespectful and that his initial apology was inadequate. (more...)
Green Dot Corp (GDOT): Monitoring the Technicals
- January 13, 2018

It has outperformed by 2.70% the S&P500. Among 18 analysts covering Green Dot (NYSE: GDOT ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. About 99,502 shares traded. The stock decreased 1.62% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $26.75. About 90,351 shares traded. After a recent check, the 14-day RSIfor Green Dot Corp (GDOT) is now at 47.56, the 7-day stands at 42.30, and the 3-day is sitting at 28.36. (more...)
SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy throwing down on Nintendo Switch SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy throwing down on Nintendo Switch
- January 13, 2018

In the Nintendo Direct Mini that was released today , we got the first look at SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy for the Switch. Those that want to take the fight online can also choose to spectate on other matches where you can wager on who you think will win with in-game points. (more...)
Snapchat's Redesign Gets Slammed by Users Snapchat's Redesign Gets Slammed by Users
- January 13, 2018

Apparently, users are not happy the way things turned down-with many of them complaining that the feeds are no longer chronological and are confusing, the BBC reports. While has gotten crushed in the public markets since its IPO past year, a new report suggests that users of the app may spend more time on it than they do on rival. (more...)
McLaren Sports Series updated McLaren Sports Series updated
- January 13, 2018

The biggest victor is the McLaren 570GT , scoring carbon-ceramic brakes as standard, while an optional Sport Pack, which alters the dynamic setting of the grand tourer, is available for the first time. They include a white exterior with tan and carbon black interior, blue over black and cream trim, silver on tan and carbon black interior, black on black and cream, and grey with black and white inside. (more...)
Microsoft and Johnson Controls unveil GLAS thermostat with built-in Cortana assistant Microsoft and Johnson Controls unveil GLAS thermostat with built-in Cortana assistant
- January 12, 2018

Johnson Controls' GLAS smart thermostat is probably the most attractive smart thermostat you can get right now. But you don't even need to get out of bed to use it - all you have to do to lower the temperature is say "Hey Cortana , set the temperature to 65 degrees". (more...)
CES 2018: Sony Unveils Second-Gen Bravia OLED (Sans Easel) CES 2018: Sony Unveils Second-Gen Bravia OLED (Sans Easel)
- January 12, 2018

The company first announced the tech a couple of years ago , but now it's ready to show off a 65-inch, 4K version of this absurdly futuristic display. That's a huge screen that might actually benefit from 8K resolution compared to 4K. Even as smartphones have begun to reach their limits of acceptable size and see diminishing returns as display resolutions push higher, TVs just keep getting bigger, sharper, and thinner. (more...)
Melania Trump Wore a $5500 Erdem Dress on New Year's Eve Melania Trump Wore a $5500 Erdem Dress on New Year's Eve
- January 12, 2018

The FAA issues advisories called TFRs - temporary flight restriction - to pilots several days before a presidential visit laying out airspace restrictions and warning them to check back often for changes. The U.S. has long accused Islamabad of allowing militants to operate relatively freely in Pakistan's border regions to carry out operations in neighboring Afghanistan. (more...)
Nikon unveils 180-400mm telephoto zoom with built-in 1.4x extender Nikon unveils 180-400mm telephoto zoom with built-in 1.4x extender
- January 12, 2018

Built-in 1.4x teleconverter: the 180-400 mm (f/4) focal-length range extends up to 560 mm (f/5.6). The AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR also now employs a fluorite element, which Nikon says improves balance and reduces weight. A Nano Crystal coating cuts back on ghosting and flare. With fast-paced subjects in mind, Nikon enhanced the autofocus tracking algorithm to keep up with faster subjects, a feature that the company says works best paired with bodies with the 153-point ... (more...)
Calamos Wealth Management LLC Has $1459000 Stake in Broadcom Limited (AVGO)
- January 12, 2018

When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.63% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.88%. It was reported on Jan, 10 by Barchart.com . Insiders own 3.60% of the company's stock. Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO ) has risen 64.00% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.30% the S&P500. (more...)
Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Davita (DVA) Share Price
- January 12, 2018

Alpine Woods Capital Investors Llc, which manages about $4.50 billion and $1.96 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) by 40,000 shares to 77,216 shares, valued at $1.87 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Tullow Oil publishes Trading Statement & Operational Update Tullow Oil publishes Trading Statement & Operational Update
- January 12, 2018

About 230,530 shares traded. It has outperformed by 13.98% the S&P500. The stock increased 0.35% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $57.1. Tullow Oil Company, the discoverer of oil in Turkana, Kenya, is projecting at Sh80 billion ($800 million) in gross profit for 2017, the company has said. (more...)
Stock Brushing a Recent High: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI)
- January 12, 2018

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI ) pays out an annual dividend of 2.08 per share. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm posted $1.37 earnings per share . The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The Caprock Group Inc holds 3,361 shares with $3.23M value, down from 3,803 last quarter. Iat Reinsurance Company Ltd bought 26,023 shares as the company's stock rose 1.92% with the market. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Sees Strong Early Demand For Overwatch League Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Sees Strong Early Demand For Overwatch League
- January 12, 2018

About 9,050 shares traded. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $69.60. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. The Q.i. Value of Activision Blizzard, Inc .is 47.00000. In other news, CEO Riccardo Zacconi sold 19,761 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. (more...)
Earnings Clues on Infinera Corporation (INFN), ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (ZIOP) Analyst's Predictions
- January 12, 2018

The company's forward price to earnings ratio for next fiscal year is 0. Craig Hallum restated a " buy " rating and set a $10.00 price objective (down previously from $15.00) on shares of Infinera in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. (more...)
AiMesh - Powerful Whole-home Wi-Fi, The Way You Want AiMesh - Powerful Whole-home Wi-Fi, The Way You Want
- January 12, 2018

Asus is issuing a firmware update to allow pairing of several different routers using AiMesh . ASUS believes it may have a solution to this problem with a new feature called AiMesh. Each router is capable of superb performance on its own, so when they're working together in an AiMesh system, they're unbeatable. This means that with AiMesh, your network can cope with demanding tasks like 4K UHD streaming even at the remotest corners of your home or garden! Once your main router is set up and ... (more...)
Padmaavat: Know the changes suggested by CBFC Padmaavat: Know the changes suggested by CBFC
- January 12, 2018

As the protests spread through different states, the release date of the film was postponed.The modification includes changing the disclaimer that the movie does not claim historical accuracy and added that the movie does not subscribe to the Sati system practice. (more...)
Philips Announces Upcoming Hue Sync, Hue App Redesign, Outdoor Lighting Philips Announces Upcoming Hue Sync, Hue App Redesign, Outdoor Lighting
- January 12, 2018

Sync a Hue LightStrip behind your screen to the game, and the ambient lighting can actually give you extra information in your peripheral vision. Finally, Philips has promised a line of new Hue products coming this summer... The new app will improve daily use, and ensure seamless setup and integration of Hue accessories and new Philips Hue Entertainment partnership integrations. (more...)
Juan Del Potro Too Strong for Denis Shapovalov in Auckland Juan Del Potro Too Strong for Denis Shapovalov in Auckland
- January 12, 2018

Top-ranked American tennis player Jack Sock has downplayed his ASB Classic exit to unfancied German Peter Gojowczyk , blaming the result on early-season rustiness and pledging to do better at the Australian Open . But it was Del Potro who was the more clinical in taking his chances, coming through to claim a 6-4, 6-4 triumph that sets up a showpiece with another Spaniard, Roberto Bautista Agut . (more...)
USA companies urge Congress to help 'Dreamers' USA companies urge Congress to help 'Dreamers'
- January 12, 2018

The so-called Dreamers represent the essence of the promise of America. Although DACA isn't set to expire until March 5, the group requested in the letter that lawmakers pass legislation by January 19, which is the deadline for Congress to pass a bill for government funding to avoid a shutdown, The Hill reports. (more...)
Intel CEO addresses Spectre and Meltdown bugs at CES keynote Intel CEO addresses Spectre and Meltdown bugs at CES keynote
- January 12, 2018

The keynote also noted the promise of neuromorphic computing . The digitisation of almost everything is creating an explosion of both structured and unstructured data as well as the desire to collect, analyze and act on it. Unlike competitors who see other sensors such as LiDAR and radar as redundant elements of object detection, Intel insists that the camera is the only real-time sensor that robocars can reliably depend on for driving path geometry and other static scene semantics. (more...)
Bentley Bentayga SUV gains V8 engine Bentley Bentayga SUV gains V8 engine
- January 12, 2018

Bentley also offers a Bentayga Diesel (also V-8-powered) outside the United States and this model has 429 hp and 664 lb-ft, which sees it hit 60 miles per hour in 4.6 seconds and top out at 168 miles per hour. The car's suspension can also be set at different heights to suit the driver's needs. Inside, customers can choose a four, five or even seven-seat configuration for ultimate versatility, and driver aids include adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition and park assist, along ... (more...)
Mophie Powerstation AC: 22000mAh battery pack with standard A/C socket Mophie Powerstation AC: 22000mAh battery pack with standard A/C socket
- January 12, 2018

It wasn't that long ago that USB Type-C was a pretty uncommon port. That delivers up to 30W USB-PD charging. It's also capable of providing 100W AC output, which means you'll be able to charge your laptops, camera batteries, and other devices that would normally need to be plugged into a wall outlet. (more...)
New Nissan Leaf priced from £21990 New Nissan Leaf priced from £21990
- January 12, 2018

Four trim levels will be available with the line up topping out at £33,655 for high specification Tekna models. With the New Nissan LEAF, all-electric motoring has never been more viable or affordable for nearly any motorist. There is also a special offer on the 2.Zero, dealers adding a £1,000 contribution to the £5,138 deposit provided by buyers, producing monthly payments of £339 on a three-year/10,000 annual mileage PCP with 4.49% April. (more...)
Mary J. Blige gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Mary J. Blige gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
- January 12, 2018

Blige took time to honour her Mudbound director Dee Rees as she accepted her latest honour, claiming the filmmaker helped rescue her from a dark period as her marriage fell apart. She would follow that success with albums " My Life " (1994), "Mary" (1999), "No More Drama" (2001), and many others. Blige has recorded eight multi-platinum albums, sold more than 50 million albums and received 31 Grammy nominations in a career that began with her multi-platinum 1992 debut album " What's the ... (more...)
Nintendo Hopes To Announce An Animated Super Mario Movie Soon Nintendo Hopes To Announce An Animated Super Mario Movie Soon
- January 12, 2018

If the agreement happens, he stated that the announcement could soon follow. In order for the Super Mario Bros . movie to release by 2020, Nintendo has to secure a partnership with a studio to produce it. When asked about the Chinese market, he didn't reveal whether Nintendo would be entering the giant market nearby this year but did state that there is an interest but that there are hurdles to overcome with the local authorities. (more...)
Disney Disney "Browns Up" Actors Aladdin
- January 12, 2018

Sources from the set of " Aladdin ", however, said that in keeping with the movie's accurate look, the production crew applied brown makeup on the white actors so that they will look tanned and more Middle Eastern. Disney defended its decision, saying they only darkened actors' skin when they needed the actor for a special reason. "Let's all expect more & do better this year". (more...)