Technology


Hacking group is spying on Android users Hacking group is spying on Android users
- January 20, 2018

The Electronics Frontier Foundation (EFF), working with mobile security firm Lookout , has discovered a mobile malware program that has stolen gigabytes of data from users, and appears to have originated from a government building in Lebanon. (more...)
Microsoft adds real-time collaboration to Office 2016 for Mac Microsoft adds real-time collaboration to Office 2016 for Mac
- January 19, 2018

Flag icons show you where they're working (much like in Google Docs) and you can see what they're typing in real time. Also new are automatic cloud saves for Word, Excel and PowerPoint, which saves and syncs in seconds. Formulas you enter into your spreadsheet will also update faster through multi-threaded calculation when values are changed. It also gets what Microsoft calls QuickStarter, a feature that creates an outline for your presentation that includes talking points and design. (more...)
Canadian court acquits three in Lac Megantic derailment trial Canadian court acquits three in Lac Megantic derailment trial
- January 19, 2018

All three can be found guilty of criminal negligence causing the death of 47 people, while jurors have the option of convicting Harding on one of two other charges: unsafe operation of railway equipment or risky operation of railway equipment causing death. (more...)
CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp Purchases 1154 Shares of Northrop Grumman Co. (NOC)
- January 19, 2018

Picton Mahoney Asset Management decreased Northrop Grumman Corp ( NOC ) stake by 4.19% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. In other Northrop Grumman news, VP Denise M. (NYSE:B). Macquarie Group Incorporated Limited has 1.80 million shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Artisan Partners Partnership holds 0% or 4,222 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Lancashire Police uses Amazon Alexa for daily briefings Lancashire Police uses Amazon Alexa for daily briefings
- January 19, 2018

Now Alexa app users will be able to request information, play music and access the wide range of Alexa Skills simply by talking to their handset. After confirming that the company's flagship smart speaker range would be coming to Australian customers in 2018 , Amazon has now opened local preorders for their Echo smart speaker range ahead of an official February launch. (more...)
Trai Gives Green Signal to In-Flight Mobile and Internet Connectivity in India Trai Gives Green Signal to In-Flight Mobile and Internet Connectivity in India
- January 19, 2018

Stating that 83 per cent of the passengers would prefer airlines that provided internet connections, TRAI said that air passengers expect the same kind of connectivity on board as they do at home or office. The regulator also said the IFC service provider should be permitted to use either INSAT systems or foreign satellites outside INSAT systems in the Indian airspace. (more...)
OnePlus admits credit card info was stolen from its database OnePlus admits credit card info was stolen from its database
- January 19, 2018

This new information regarding the breach is the result of an investigation with a third-party agency to determine why customers were having their credit card details stolen while purchasing OnePlus products . The company adds that those using a saved credit card, and those who paid with the "Credit Card via PayPal" option should not be affected. OnePlus is looking into providing a year of free credit monitoring for affected users. (more...)
USA watchdog outlines issues with Bitcoin ETFs, mutual funds USA watchdog outlines issues with Bitcoin ETFs, mutual funds
- January 19, 2018

Blass listed dozens of questions about how cryptocurrencies would be fairly and consistently valued, how crypto funds could hold the legal minimum of liquid assets, the impact of futures trades on cryptocurrencies and manipulations risks. "Recently, the growth in cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency-related products has attracted significant attention, and we have seen interest among sponsors in offering registered funds that would hold these new digital products", the SEC wrote. (more...)
Revenue Approximations Analysis: Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
- January 19, 2018

Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc sold 12,276 shares as Micron Technology Inc (MU)'s stock rose 19.14%. The stock increased 1.77% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $43.68. Longbow Research restated a "buy" rating and set a $50.00 target price (up from $42.00) on shares of Micron Technology in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. (more...)
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
- January 19, 2018

Adage Cap Prtn Gp Ltd Co has 0.22% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $69.8. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Ig Investment Management stated it has 312,473 shares. Kbc Grp Inc Nv owns 277,489 shares or 0.16% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
Lookout for Price Target? Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)
- January 19, 2018

The stock appeared $198.21 above its 52-week highs and is up 4.86% for the last five trades. About 1.90M shares traded or 21.46% up from the average. It is down 0.00% since January 19, 2017 and is. $3.97 million worth of stock was sold by GESCHKE CHARLES M on Wednesday, January 10. Lewnes Ann had sold 1,953 shares worth $338,846 on Wednesday, December 13. (more...)
Apple, suppliers drop as key analyst lowers iPhone X lifetime sales forecast Apple, suppliers drop as key analyst lowers iPhone X lifetime sales forecast
- January 19, 2018

The phone is supposed to be an "iPhone X plus" and it is supposed to come with a 6.5 OLED screen. The analysts's expectation comes in stark contrast with the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel which showed that the iPhone X was the best-selling device in China . (more...)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Declares a Regular Dividend Hewlett Packard Enterprise Declares a Regular Dividend
- January 19, 2018

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has approximately 1.588 billion shares of common stock outstanding. WFG Advisors LP now owns 6,043 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 801 shares during the period. (more...)
International Business Machines Corp. Reports 1% Advance In Q4 Bottom Line International Business Machines Corp. Reports 1% Advance In Q4 Bottom Line
- January 19, 2018

The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 168.93 and 7970000 shares have traded hands in the session. Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) has risen 42.70% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 18 by Barclays Capital. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $154.00 price target on shares of International Business Machines in a research report on Friday, October 13th. (more...)
Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea
- January 19, 2018

North Korea, which is under sanctions by the United Nations and USA aimed at ending its nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programs, also succeeded in getting South Korea to agree to fund its Olympic delegation, which will include as many as 500 athletes, performers, officials and reporters, according to The Hankyoreh, a South Korean online publication. (more...)
Hancock (HBHC) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS
- January 19, 2018

Stephens maintained Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ: HBHC ) rating on Wednesday, July 19. It has outperformed by 63.93% the S&P500. Total shares held by institutions as of the most recent company filings are 64,454,709 with a reported 3,345,556 bought and 3,571,834 sold. (more...)
Vanguard Australian Government Bond Index Etf (VGB.AX): PPOH Line Below Zero
- January 19, 2018

Traders may use these levels to help identify stock price reversals. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators meaning that they confirm trends. Currently, the 14-day ADX for Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL.NS) is sitting at 24.03. The ATR is not used to figure out price direction, just to measure volatility. (more...)
Paddington 2 is now the Best Reviewed Movie Ever on Rotten Tomatoes Paddington 2 is now the Best Reviewed Movie Ever on Rotten Tomatoes
- January 19, 2018

Paddington 2 has become the highest-rated film in the history of review aggregator site, Rotten Tomatoes . There was a whole lot of angst in film culture in 2017, and a lot of it centered on various aspects of Rotten Tomatoes . Maintaining its 100 percent score with 165 reviews, it has officially surpassed Lady Bird , which held the same title until 1 out of the 164 critical reviews deemed it rotten. (more...)
Social media giants taking more action against hate speech Social media giants taking more action against hate speech
- January 19, 2018

The commission said IT firms removed 70 percent of the illegal speech notified to them in the last few months, compared to 59 percent before May 2017, and 28 percent in the months after the code of conduct was launched. Feedback to users that make complaints is still lacking for nearly one-third of notifications on average, and transparency around this feedback also needs to be boosted. (more...)
Reliance Jio Turns Profitable In Less Than 18 Months Of Its Launch Reliance Jio Turns Profitable In Less Than 18 Months Of Its Launch
- January 19, 2018

The owner of world's largest refining complex earned Dollars 11.6 on turning every barrel of crude oil into fuel in October-December as against a gross refining margin (GRM) of USD 10.8 in the same period a year ago. RIL's GRM outperformed the refining margins of the Singapore complex by $4.4 a barrel. The volume growth was led by the world's largest ROGC coming on-stream along with downstream LDPE, LLDPE and MEG plants. (more...)
A simple text message can crash iOS and macOS A simple text message can crash iOS and macOS
- January 19, 2018

If a user receives a text with the URL through iMessage, it can lock the device , even if he or she doesn't click on it. Cyber-security researchers have issued an urgent warning about "text bombs" which are created to crash victims' smartphones. (more...)
Grand Rapids not on list for Amazon's 2nd headquarters Grand Rapids not on list for Amazon's 2nd headquarters
- January 19, 2018

Most saw the news as reason to keep improving on many fronts. While disappointing news, as Gov. Rick Snyder acknowledged, the 242-page proposal highlighting what Detroit and Windsor could offer will surely be used a blueprint to attract other business investment to the region. (more...)
Trump says 'Dreamer' programme dead amid fury over 'shithole' slur Trump says 'Dreamer' programme dead amid fury over 'shithole' slur
- January 19, 2018

President Trump blames Democratic lawmakers, tweeting Sunday morning that DACA is "probably dead." Democrats have been demanding protections for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the Trump administration has chose to end, in exchange for border security funding that could include money for Trump's promised border wall. (more...)
Canaccord Genuity Begins Coverage on Park Hotels & Resorts Inc (PK)
- January 19, 2018

About 473,915 shares traded. (NYSE: HST ) has risen 23.72% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. ( HST ) by 11.9% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. now shows a Weekly Performance of 2.4%, where Monthly Performance is 6.08%, Quarterly performance is 8.15%, 6 Months performance is 12.69% and yearly performance percentage is 15.6%. (more...)
Apple Leak Reveals Changes in iPhone X Design Apple Leak Reveals Changes in iPhone X Design
- January 19, 2018

It's believed that the 2019 iPhone is going to have a smaller notch as Apple is looking into ways to combine the Face ID sensors and the front camera. The notch would still be there, albeit a smaller one. One of the most talked about features on the iPhone X could get a significant design makeover in 2019. (more...)
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...)