Technology


Nintendo's New Kid-Focused Project Is Made Out Of ... Cardboard? Nintendo's New Kid-Focused Project Is Made Out Of ... Cardboard?
- January 19, 2018

Nintendo is looking to follow up a strong year in which the Switch took off, helping the video game giant dust itself off after some console misfires. Kids can then interact with the keys, which move just like the real thing, to play music. Materials to construct two RC Cars are included. From a piano to a motorbike , a robot and more, each Toy-Con comes to life when combined with Nintendo Switch in different ways. (more...)
Hunt Showdown Closed Alpha Date Revealed - Sign Up Today
- January 19, 2018

Play it on January 31st. But that hasn't stopped the team from pushing out more details on Hunt: Showdown , and now the closed alpha. Closed Alpha testers will be randomly chosen from the sign-up list, and those chosen will receive an email invite. (more...)
LUKE CAGE Actor Cast as SHAZAM!'s WIZARD LUKE CAGE Actor Cast as SHAZAM!'s WIZARD
- January 19, 2018

Thanks to TheWrap , we have reports that This is Us actor Ron Cephas Jones is in talks to play the Wizard. There have not been any official announcements from either DC or Ron Cephas Jones, so we'll take this news with a pinch of salt just to be safe. (more...)
Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
- January 19, 2018

Many investors will keep an eye on both. The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $18.76. The Price vs. 52 Week High indicators basically gives the clue to identify price direction. A reading from -80 to -100 would signal an oversold situation. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. (more...)
Apple, Samsung Investigated In Italy For Slowing Down Old Phones Apple, Samsung Investigated In Italy For Slowing Down Old Phones
- January 19, 2018

Apple and Samsung have found themselves in hot water in Italy as its government's antitrust unit is investigating both companies too see if they purposely designed software to run slow on their respective devices. This conduct, the anti-trust authority said, "could prove to be in breach of articles 20, 21, 22 and 24 of the Consumers Code". According to Reuters , Italy's Antitrust body is investigating Apple and Samsung both, alleging that the companies have "a general commercial policy ... (more...)
Dead & Company set two-night stand at Citi Field Dead & Company set two-night stand at Citi Field
- January 19, 2018

Since then, the band has gone on to complete three record-breaking USA tours, performing to more than a million fans. Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. The Boulder Daily Camera reports Dead & Company are only the fourth music band to play Folsom Field since a Van Halen concert in 1986. American Express cardholders can begin purchasing presale tickets starting at 10 a.m. (more...)
The Huntsman Corporation (HUN) Position Raised by Alambic Investment Management LP The Huntsman Corporation (HUN) Position Raised by Alambic Investment Management LP
- January 19, 2018

Shares for $139,812 were sold by Siddique Sabeth on Tuesday, September 12. Narrowing in further, the stock has been recently noted at -0.78% away from the 30 day high and +12.49% separated from the 30 day low. California Pub Employees Retirement reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Huntsman Corporation is a manufacturer of differentiated organic chemical products and of inorganic chemical products. (more...)
App Downloads in India Grew 215 Percent in 2017: App Annie App Downloads in India Grew 215 Percent in 2017: App Annie
- January 19, 2018

The former figure is slightly higher for most smartphone owners in Japan and China, who have more than 100 apps on their devices. The Paytm app is notably the only homegrown app on the most downloaded apps list. The average consumer uses apps for nearly 3 hours a day. Gaming remained the biggest driver of the app economy in 2017, with spending growing 60% in mature markets like the USA and Japan from two years earlier and more than tripling (250%) in China, per the report. (more...)
Fcb Financial Holdings Inc (FCB) Seeing Increased Volatility in Session Fcb Financial Holdings Inc (FCB) Seeing Increased Volatility in Session
- January 19, 2018

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. Mason Street Lc owns 97,898 shares. What do the trading volumes reveal? When there's more trading than usual, it is called "heavy trading". The RSI, or Relative Strength Index, is a widely used technical momentum indicator that compares price movement over time. The RSI value will always move between 0 and 100. (more...)
IBM Reports Growth For The First Time in 22 Quarters IBM Reports Growth For The First Time in 22 Quarters
- January 19, 2018

What is the Internet of Things? For the three-month period that ended December, Wall Street expects the company to deliver earnings of $5.16 per share on revenue of $22.05 billion. Public, private and hybrid cloud revenue for the year came in at around $17 billion, a 24% increase year-over-year. The last time IBM had revenue growth from the prior year was the first quarter of 2012. (more...)
Trump, GOP leaders take aim at Senate Democrats in government funding fight Trump, GOP leaders take aim at Senate Democrats in government funding fight
- January 19, 2018

House leaders laid out their plan to keep government operations funded until February 16, giving lawmakers more time to work out agreements on raising budget caps, increasing the federal debt ceiling and, potentially, immigration . McConnell said that any filibuster by Senate Democrats would pin the blame for a possible shutdown on them. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. (more...)
Analyst Target Price and Stock Review Superior Energy Services (SPN)
- January 19, 2018

The company has a net profit margin of -1.70% and is less profitable than the average Oil & Gas Equipment & Services player. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 26 with "Hold". The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, October 1 by Oppenheimer. (more...)
Nokia's big smartphone comeback story may continue at MWC 2018 next month Nokia's big smartphone comeback story may continue at MWC 2018 next month
- January 19, 2018

Making Nokia phones that run on Android is part of a comeback play for HMD Global. Been super busy planning #MWC2018 . Nokia made some big moves in 2017 by way of HMD Global, and its 2018 plans hint at a solid sophomore year. Now Playing: Watch this: Nokia finally has a flagship Android phone to get excited. We've heard rumors about some unreleased Nokia phones. Alongside Nokia 6 (2018), the company is also anticipated to launch Nokia 7 for the global market. (more...)
Battlefield 1 Apocalypse DLC coming next month Battlefield 1 Apocalypse DLC coming next month
- January 19, 2018

We don't have a definite release date for Battlefield 1 Apocolypse yet. The war to end all wars, but there's no end in sight. Thankfully, fans won't have to wait long for the fourth and final expansion, as the developer announced today that Apocalypse is scheduled to land this February to Premium Pass owners, inviting players to "participate in the most brutal battles of the cataclysmic great war". (more...)
Samsung patent hints at camera and sensors built into screens Samsung patent hints at camera and sensors built into screens
- January 19, 2018

In either case, the area around the sensors doesn't work like the rest of the devices' touchscreens; it can't display images nor is it usually touch-sensitive. But the move to borderless screens hasn't been without some bumps. A cut out is not needed for this optical fingerprint scanner. Chinese Vivo has demonstrated at the CES 2018, that you can place a fingerprint scanner under the display. (more...)
Spotify launches Spotlight, a multimedia take on podcasts and more Spotify launches Spotlight, a multimedia take on podcasts and more
- January 19, 2018

Here's what you need to know about the new feature including who can try it now and how it works. Spotify's original content hasn't had a spectacular start out of the gate (Singles being the one exception) but this new format could be a way to help give it a boost. (more...)
The original Disgaea is getting an HD Remake, dood! The original Disgaea is getting an HD Remake, dood!
- January 19, 2018

It is characterized by its hand-drawn picture book-style visuals, and tells a heartrending love story of the interactions between a monster that takes the form of a princess, and a blind prince. The second new game is Project Nightmare , a horror game that appears to include plenty of live-action footage, mostly shown in first-person perspective. (more...)
Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Seaport Global Securities Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Seaport Global Securities
- January 19, 2018

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, August 2 by Cowen & Co. (NYSE: SPR ) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 9 by UBS. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Sector Perform" rating in Wednesday, October 28 report. $3.14 million worth of Domino's Pizza, Inc. Kamin John R . also sold $91,581 worth of Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ:ONB) on Monday, August 14. It has underperformed by 7.13% the S&P500. (more...)
The Current Analyst Recommendations for Glu Mobile Inc
- January 18, 2018

Castleark Management Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 1.19 million shares. Voya Investment Mngmt Lc holds 0% or 56,969 shares. 21,100 were accumulated by Macquarie. As the regular session came to an end, the price changed by -3.82% to $14.62. Menta Capital Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.38% invested in Glu Mobile Inc . (more...)
New pickups from Ram, Chevy heat up big-truck competition New pickups from Ram, Chevy heat up big-truck competition
- January 18, 2018

For the first time in recent memory, two Detroit automakers are introducing new big trucks at the Motor City's auto show at the same time, in a hot sales market that USA -based automakers have dominated for years. The 2019 Ram is wider than the current model and has a 4-inch longer wheelbase. The grille is larger, with a forward-leaning, aggressive slant. It even got a new redesigned logo. (more...)
3D Systems (DDD) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr
- January 18, 2018

Vetr's price objective would suggest a potential upside of 25.78% from the company's previous close. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link . This is calculated by taking the earnings per share and dividing it by the last closing share price. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg wants you to call your congressperson in support of DACA Mark Zuckerberg wants you to call your congressperson in support of DACA
- January 18, 2018

If their permits expire on or before March 5, 2018, they could reapply for another two-year permit before Oct 5 For those whose DACA permits expire after March 5, they will be out of luck unless Congress acts before then. Last week, more than 100 of the most prominent CEOs around the country, including Zuckerberg, Apple's Tim Cook and GM's Mary Barra, wrote a letter to get it resolved by January 19. (more...)
Monster Hunter World PS4 Pro Bundle Announced Monster Hunter World PS4 Pro Bundle Announced
- January 18, 2018

GameStop has also bagged itself another Sony exclusive in the form of a Limited Edition PS4 Pro bundle launching on January 26. So far, it seems to be exclusively held by EB Games, who now have it available for $659.95. In addition to its 1TB hard drive, the limited edition console is admittedly pretty good looking and features the fire wyvern Rathalos, the apex monster of the Ancient Forest, printed over the top of the console. (more...)
Google Arts & Culture app lets users find their artwork lookalike Google Arts & Culture app lets users find their artwork lookalike
- January 18, 2018

With the extent of amusing results this app can deliver, it is going viral over social media, with many people are sharing their facial match results. By putting in some technology quotient in the results, the app also tells the percentage match figures each time you try the app. While the company declined to say how it knows which users are in Texas and IL, some apps are equipped with the capability to restrict content based on a user's IP address. (more...)
Malicious Extension Infected More than Half-million workstations Malicious Extension Infected More than Half-million workstations
- January 18, 2018

Security researchers have uncovered malware hidden in four different extensions for Google's Chrome browser . When examining the code, ICEBRG found HTTP Request Header didn't contain specifically malicious code, but two items together - JavaScript injection and browser proxying - raised the possibility of problematic code executions. (more...)
Sorry, but the iPhone's disgusting notch probably won't get smaller until 2019 Sorry, but the iPhone's disgusting notch probably won't get smaller until 2019
- January 18, 2018

The next-generation iPhone will get rid of the one component that many users hated about the iPhone X . The current iPhone X notch includes dedicated sensors such as the dot projector and flood illuminator for Face ID along with a regular RGB camera. (more...)
Bungie Promises Fix For Throttled Destiny 2 Rally Tokens Bungie Promises Fix For Throttled Destiny 2 Rally Tokens
- January 18, 2018

In keeping with the Destiny 2 theme of making a major change, not communicating it, and later apologising when players figure out what's going on, Bungie has put a harsh limit on the number of tokens that can be earned per hour in the now active Faction Rally event. (more...)
WhatsApp launches standalone Android app for businesses WhatsApp launches standalone Android app for businesses
- January 18, 2018

Simply called "WhatsApp Business", the free app allows any business to sign up and build a verified, separate profile page for displaying details such as address, description, email address, and more. WhatsApp Business is available today and free to download on Google Play in Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the USA, it added. The service allows businesses connect with over 1.3 billion users using the messaging platform to communicate with their family and friends. (more...)
Miles leads Raptors to 96-91 home win over Pistons Miles leads Raptors to 96-91 home win over Pistons
- January 18, 2018

CJ Miles scored 21 points off the bench to lead the Raptors to a 96-91 win over the Pistons at Air Canada Centre. They're led by the dynamic backcourt duo of DeMar DeRozan (25.4 points per game) and Kyle Lowry (16.2 points, 6.9 assists). (more...)
Nintendo Switch Tops December US Sales, 3DS Best Sales Month In Years Nintendo Switch Tops December US Sales, 3DS Best Sales Month In Years
- January 18, 2018

Since its launch on March 3, 2016, more than 4.8 million Switch units were sold , making it the fastest-selling home console in United States history. Nintendo has released numbers confirming December 2017 as their biggest hardware sales month in seven years in the United States. It seems like there may still be some room for the Nintendo 3DS after all. (more...)