Technology


QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) EVP Alexander H. Rogers Sells 919 Shares
- January 15, 2018

Dillon & Associates Inc who had been investing in Qualcomm for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $96.81B market cap company. The stock increased 5.01% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $6.08. Community National Bank & Trust Na holds 0% or 84 shares. Analysts await Apple Inc. CI's profit will be $461.05 million for 28.53 P/E if the $1.87 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey gets first DLC adds Luigi Super Mario Odyssey gets first DLC adds Luigi
- January 15, 2018

The free update will also bring three new outfits and many snapshot filters. The new update brings new costumes and a new minigame that features Luigi to Super Mario Odyssey . One example was combining Ice and Water to create an Icicle Lance attack. Kirby Star Allies got some updates as well and is slated for a March 16 release. (more...)
'The Last Jedi' Director Reveals Cut Scene Involving 'Game of Thrones' Star 'The Last Jedi' Director Reveals Cut Scene Involving 'Game of Thrones' Star
- January 15, 2018

That way, the script can't be stolen accidentally by hackers that would somehow break into your computer. "For security it was "air-gapped" - never connected to the internet". That is why, despite Lucasfilm's lack of update about the release date for the " Star Wars: The Last Jedi's " Blu-ray and DVD, fans are already speculating that the highly anticipated releases might hit stands in early April as well. (more...)
Xbox One X Enhanced Forza Horizon 3 update available today Xbox One X Enhanced Forza Horizon 3 update available today
- January 15, 2018

Those who own the Blizzard Mountain and Hot Wheels expansions can also enjoy all the enhancements while playing that content. Forza Horizon 3 is an Xbox Play Anywhere title, so you can play on Xbox One or Windows 10. It's unclear what other specific enhancements, if any, the update will entail. All in all, Forza Horizon 3 is already one of the best looking racers on the market, and these enhancements only serve to increase the visual fidelity to even higher levels. (more...)
USDA: 2017 corn yield, soybean production breaks records
- January 15, 2018

Minnesota farmers produced slightly smaller corn and soybean crops previous year than in 2016, but they produced a record sugar beet crop. For 2017, all cotton production is up 24 percent from 2016, at 21.3 million 480-pound bales. The pace of exports for Russian grains has picked up in the second week of the year, data released by the Ministry of Agriculture showed Monday, just days after the USDA said it expected USA planted acreage to be the second lowest on record. (more...)
Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Shares Bought by Legal & General Group Plc
- January 15, 2018

The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $12.61. Shares of Mondelez International Inc ( NASDAQ MDLZ ) traded down $0.04 during trading on Friday, hitting $42.47. Susquehanna downgraded the shares of MDLZ in report on Wednesday, February 8 to "Neutral" rating. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Credit Agricole. (more...)
Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC) - Active Mover Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC) - Active Mover
- January 15, 2018

The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $42.44. About 152,326 shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has risen 28.96% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock of Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC ) earned "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, July 21. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of THC in report on Thursday, August 10 with "Buy" rating . (more...)
Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds
- January 15, 2018

Cowen & Co upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $52.0 target in Wednesday, December 20 report. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp now has $13.36 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.69% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $28.88. Its down 0.02, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. Several other institutional investors have also sold shares of the company. 60 funds opened positions while 153 raised stakes. (more...)
The 2019 RDX shows off Acura's new True Touchpad The 2019 RDX shows off Acura's new True Touchpad
- January 15, 2018

There's no word yet on pricing, but the RDX is on a tear of five consecutive years of record sales for Acura and seven straight years of year-over-year sales growth. There's a new Android-based Acura True Touchpad Interface as well, which consists of a dual-zone, 10.2-inch full-HD touchscreen display mounted atop the center console, a touchpad, an available interactive head-up display (HUD), and new voice recognition system. (more...)
Top vehicle, truck, utility to be announced at Detroit auto show Top vehicle, truck, utility to be announced at Detroit auto show
- January 15, 2018

A number of elaborate vehicle unveilings have taken place at various sites around the city, with many more to come inside the Cobo Center. Auto show guests are invited to visit the Chevrolet display to experience the Virtual Dynamics Lab, a curated 4-D experience that offers a virtual 360-degree, front seat passenger ride through a variety of courses including gravel roads, extreme temperature labs and rock climbs that you would find at GM's testing facilities. (more...)
Redesigned 2019 Kia Forte Promises Better Fuel Economy, More Room Redesigned 2019 Kia Forte Promises Better Fuel Economy, More Room
- January 15, 2018

Look for the 2019 Kia Forte to go on sale later this year. As with other recent models, Kia is putting a premium on giving the traditionally staid sedan a more enticing look; the 2019 Forte borrows some of the cues found on the new Stinger fastback. (more...)
Archer C1200 WiFi Disconnects Issue and Resolution - TP-Link Archer C1200 WiFi Disconnects Issue and Resolution - TP-Link
- January 15, 2018

Not only users with different TP-Link routers, but even those using Linksys, Synology, and other routers are also reporting the same problem. Subsequent attempts to correct the issue failed, but Hadden said when he disconnected the Home Max from the network, the problem disappeared, essentially confirming that Google's smart speaker was causing the glitch. (more...)
Power Being Restored At CES After Outage Power Being Restored At CES After Outage
- January 15, 2018

The power outage is the first for the trade show, according to Jeremy Handle, a spokesperson with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The convention, taking place right now in Las Vegas , is the largest gathering of electronics in the world and it includes a little bit of everything; medical equipment, incredibly cool TVs, a million different wireless charging pads, and more . (more...)
ZTE confirms its 5G-capable smartphone's launch time frame ZTE confirms its 5G-capable smartphone's launch time frame
- January 15, 2018

On top of the 5G-capable smartphone, ZTE says it also has plans to release a 5G tablet and/or a wireless-internet hub for homes. According to the news reported in Newsbytes App, Lixin Cheng, the Business CEO of ZTE Mobile devices told that the launch of 5G smartphone depends on other factors like availability of 5G network in the USA. (more...)
Netflix Has Netflix Has "No Plans" for a Nintendo Switch App
- January 15, 2018

While the code itself is now used only for homebrew and research purposes, more development is sure to follow, as is with emulation, like popular emulators like Cemu and RPCS3 for PS3. To do so, the Japanese firm plans to keep on doing what it does best, which is a mixture of popular first-party franchise titles - such as "Super Mario " and "The Legend of Zelda" - as well as family games from both its own development studios and external partners. (more...)
Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 now receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update
- January 15, 2018

The worldwide version of the LG V30 has yet to receive the update, but from the looks of it the United States version might get latest Android version before it. got the update, but we're probably talking about a very limited number of beta testers. According to HMD Global, the update brings performance enhancements, power-saving features, and more. (more...)
Google removes 60+ fake game apps displaying porn ads from Google Play Google removes 60+ fake game apps displaying porn ads from Google Play
- January 15, 2018

The infected games included - Paw Puppy Run Subway Surf, Shin Hero Boy Adventure Game, Drawing Lessons Lego Ninjago, Addon Sponge Bob for MCPE and many more. The apps removed were undoubtedly causing emotional and financial damage, but they also had the potential to do even more damage. Google insists that it manually reviews ads and has strict category blocks to ensure children have a safe experience. (more...)
Biz Leaders to Congress: Ending DACA Will Create Workforce Crisis Biz Leaders to Congress: Ending DACA Will Create Workforce Crisis
- January 15, 2018

The bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to deploy the most effective technology available along the USA border to achieve "operational control" by the end of 2020, according to a summary of the bill. Trump was meeting with the senators to discuss a bipartisan plan to grant legal protections to the roughly 800,000 immigrants who are in the country illegally after being brought to the country as children. (more...)
Expect another Nintendo Direct VERY SOON Expect another Nintendo Direct VERY SOON
- January 15, 2018

And yes, the series is back for Nintendo Switch , promising a story mode with missions, boss battles and more. EA spent a good chunk of past year constantly reiterating that it's looking to see how the Switch would perform before fully committing and Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 would serve as a test drive of sorts. (more...)
People with big hands rejoice: OG Xbox Duke controller returns People with big hands rejoice: OG Xbox Duke controller returns
- January 15, 2018

As you can tell, the Xbox's controller has evolved over the years. The fatty controller will set you back $70, which is a bit more than your standard Xbox One wireless controller and almost half the price of Microsoft's Xbox One Elite wireless controller. (more...)
Nintendo Direct Mini Unveils Some Major Titles for 2018 Nintendo Direct Mini Unveils Some Major Titles for 2018
- January 15, 2018

The Direct kicked off with a Nintendo Switch port of the 2007 Nintendo DS game , The World Ends with You . New outfits from Breath of the Wild for Link and Zelda will be included. Instead, he'll be heading up the new online activity, Luigi's Balloon World , which you'll be able to play once you've downloaded the free update in February, so long as you've completed the main story. (more...)
HTC's squeezable U11+ smartphone enters UAE market HTC's squeezable U11+ smartphone enters UAE market
- January 15, 2018

In fact, the device mimics the design of the U11+ . Oh yeah, it also had this special "Edge Sense" feature that allows you activate some control by squeezing the sides of your smartphone to certain customizable degrees. It will be priced at CNY 3299 in China which roughly translates to about Rs. 32000 in India. On the back, the phone packs a 12-megapixel camera with Ultrapixel 3 technology, while in the front there's a dual-camera setup. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Just As Rugged, Much More Refined Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Just As Rugged, Much More Refined
- January 15, 2018

If you thought the last G-Class was a little cramped, this update is for you. Opinion: can the iconic G-Class really reinvent itself? Despite the familiar design, the new truck is 2.1 inches longer and 4.8-inches wider than the outgoing generation. (more...)
Volkswagen dresses up 2019 Jetta with more luxury, new tech Volkswagen dresses up 2019 Jetta with more luxury, new tech
- January 15, 2018

The combination of large front grille and sharper lines exudes a bold character, while the addition of more chrome and standard LED lighting lend a premium feel. Pursists will be happy to hear that Jetta is still available with a six-speed manual, though I suspect most will leave dealer floors with the optional eight-speed automatic (with standard Start/Stop system). (more...)
Intel Fumbles Its Patch for Chip Flaw Intel Fumbles Its Patch for Chip Flaw
- January 15, 2018

However, the new statement released yesterday from AMD senior vice president and CTO Mark Papermaster admitted that both Spectre vulnerabilities affect its chips, including the branch target injection variant. Now, however, Google is saying that not only did it know about the three specific Spectre and Meltdown CPU exploits, it worked to patch its own product line against a variant of Spectre that "was going to be much harder to mitigate". (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ Might Extend Open Beta Dragon Ball FighterZ Might Extend Open Beta
- January 14, 2018

Now, though, it looks as if lots of gamers have been frequently experiencing server issues and lengthy matchmaking times, which has led Bandai Namco to consider extending the beta. Thank you for your everlasting support. Dragon Ball FigtherZ is set to launch on January 26th however Bandai Namco has started a time limited public beta that will begin today and end on January 16th. (more...)
AGDQ 2018 Donations Set a New Record for Games Done Quick AGDQ 2018 Donations Set a New Record for Games Done Quick
- January 14, 2018

These factor in donations sent in via the Games Done Quick website . This did not turn out to be the case, as donors turned out in droves for other donation incentives, like the single-controller simultaneous Punch-Out!/Super Punch-Out! run, the Dark Souls III Any% No Teardrop run, and the Super Dram World 2 ROM hack run. (more...)
Platformer Fe is coming in February Platformer Fe is coming in February
- January 14, 2018

Finally, a set of new filters will also be included in the February patch, which can be used within the game's photo mode. No specific release date was mentioned, but it is now planned for sometime during the year. That's right; you have 30 seconds to hide a balloon in the world before a player must find it. Offering both action RPG goodness and tag-team fighting respectively, the titles are on the smaller side of importance but will be good holdovers as we wait for SMT V or Octopath Traveler. (more...)
Nintendo to release a Mario tennis game in spring 2018 Nintendo to release a Mario tennis game in spring 2018
- January 14, 2018

Are excited about any particular Nintendo Switch game? Super Mario Odyssey Nintendo announced an upcoming update for Super Mario Odyssey that will allow players to play as Luigi once players have ended the story. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana - Looking for a RPG to play after you finish Xenoblade Chronicles 2? Two other big exclusives were announced previous year but have yet to be dated, bringing Fire Emblem and a new Yoshi title to Switch. (more...)
Nintendo Direct Mini reveals plans for 16 different games Nintendo Direct Mini reveals plans for 16 different games
- January 14, 2018

The demo will take you through the first chapter of the game. Unfortunately, you will not be able to play as Luigi but you get to play a mini-game that features him called Luigi's Balloon World . The Super Mario Odyssey DLC is just one of the many announcements unveiled during the January 11 Nintendo Direct presentation, which was heavily speculated about on Reddit days leading up to the actual Direct episode. (more...)