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Charlie Kaufman Set to Direct 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things' for Netflix Charlie Kaufman Set to Direct 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things' for Netflix
- January 26, 2018

The book landed NPR's Best Book of the Year award in 2016, and has become legendary in horror circles. He has the rare ability to tell unique stories in a universal way. And of course, because it's Kaufman, things are looking pretty complicated. The project will reunite him with producer Anthony Bregman , who worked with Kaufman on Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Synecdoche, New York , and has him working with Enough Said and Indignation producer Stefanie Azpiazu for the ... (more...)
Monster Hunter World Xbox One Preload Problems & Workarounds Monster Hunter World Xbox One Preload Problems & Workarounds
- January 26, 2018

As a hunter, you'll take on quests to hunt monsters in a variety of habitats. "Once you have made enough progress in the story, a Poogie will appear in the tradeyard in Astera", Capcom explains. This Horizon Zero Dawn quest will be available starting tomorrow, ending on February 9th in Japan, and February 8th for everyone else. Beginning right away at launch, for a limited time only, Monster Hunter: World will feature a Horizon Zero Dawn event. (more...)
Apple's iOS 11.3 update will have business chat Apple's iOS 11.3 update will have business chat
- January 26, 2018

While Apple has long been known for their clean user interface and ease of use, there's always room for improvement . However, "unless a substantial number of business people live on the iOS platform, [Business Chat] is likely to be a niche feature", he suggested. (more...)
Shahid Kapoor Finally Speaks His Heart Out On Padmaavat Controversy Shahid Kapoor Finally Speaks His Heart Out On Padmaavat Controversy
- January 26, 2018

Making a striking picture together, Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput Kapoor complemented each other with the colour scheme of their wardrobe. "Yesterday, for the first time I saw the film and I don't think more glorification than this is possible and in my understanding it cannot be put on better pedestal than this", he added. (more...)
YouTube Pledges $5M to Fund 'Positive' Videos YouTube Pledges $5M to Fund 'Positive' Videos
- January 26, 2018

In the since-deleted clip, Paul and his friends encounter a dead body in the forest. "Kevin Hines was 19 when he jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge", Paul said in the video. While his subjects' stories are certainly moving, one can't help but wonder if the video is more about Paul reinstalling himself as one of the Internet's untouchable elite than a genuine push for suicide awareness. (more...)
Chinese OEMs To Buy $2B Worth Of Qualcomm's RFFE Components Chinese OEMs To Buy $2B Worth Of Qualcomm's RFFE Components
- January 26, 2018

Under the new "5G Pioneer" initiative, Qualcomm expects to provide Lenovo , Oppo , Vivo , Wingtech Technology, Xiaomi , and ZTE with a platform to develop "premium tier and global 5G commercial devices", importantly including RF front-end components that convert analog radio waves into digital signals.RF front-ends are critical parts in wireless phones, and can dramatically reduce power drain along with battery size if properly engineered. (more...)
Apple Books makeover has Amazon in its sights Apple Books makeover has Amazon in its sights
- January 26, 2018

There's also a new digital book store within the app that's said to be similarly created to Apple's current App Store, which received a drastic redesign in iOS 11 . The e-commerce giant had just over 83 percent of the US e-book market in early 2017, up from 74 percent in October 2015, according to AuthorEarnings, which tracks book sales for writers and other industry participants. (more...)
Google will let you mute those annoying ads that stalk you Google will let you mute those annoying ads that stalk you
- January 26, 2018

Reminder ads is just Google's consumer-facing term for retargeting or remarketing ads, and it encompasses dynamic remarketing ads as well. This update has two big components, with Google rolling out the ability to mute reminder ads through your Ad Settings and making general improvements to its " Mute This Ad " feature at the same time. (more...)
CNN Shuts Down Casey Neistat's Beme CNN Shuts Down Casey Neistat's Beme
- January 26, 2018

Nearly two years ago, CNN made a blockbuster move to bring in one of YouTube's biggest stars with the dream of making a next-generation news outlet for young people. It has led to layoffs at companies, including BuzzFeed and amusing or Die. A CNN spokesperson didn't respond to an email requesting comment. CNN has had a couple recent digital misfires, shutting down a Snapchat show "The Update", Which ran for fewer than six months. (more...)
Amazon Echo and Alexa have just been launched in Ireland Amazon Echo and Alexa have just been launched in Ireland
- January 25, 2018

Vesper Homes, a high-end London property management firm, has developed an Alexa Skill which will mean landlords and tenants can receive spoken information on their tenancies and properties. It is early days for Alexa in India with users saying the virtual assistant still struggles with some of the commands, especially when local language words are used like the name of a Bollywood song. (more...)
US Olympic athletes will be faster, warmer thanks to wearable tech US Olympic athletes will be faster, warmer thanks to wearable tech
- January 25, 2018

Olympic Committee, to keep evolving and improving", said David Lauren, chief innovation officer at Ralph Lauren . Comerica Bank now owns 13,861 shares of the textile maker's stock worth $1,196,000 after buying an additional 287 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Electronic Arts (EA) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports
- January 25, 2018

The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $117.65. It is positive, as 35 investors sold Electronic Arts Inc. shares while 217 reduced holdings. The Maine-based Schroder Invest Management Group has invested 0.07% in Netflix, Inc. Portolan Cap Mgmt Ltd holds 23,670 shares or 0.33% of its portfolio. (more...)
Google Chrome 64 update rolling out to users Google Chrome 64 update rolling out to users
- January 25, 2018

Google's definition of an abusive site is one that's deliberately misleading. The Chrome 64 for Android will release for all users over the next few weeks via the Play Store. It goes without saying that compatible hardware and software would be required to run HDR videos including the Fall Creators Update and HDR-compatible monitor and GPU. (more...)
First Cryptocurrency Ratings Issued Despite Korean Cyberattack; Bitcoin Gets a C+ First Cryptocurrency Ratings Issued Despite Korean Cyberattack; Bitcoin Gets a C+
- January 25, 2018

And upon their official release today, January 24th, they were met with less fanfare and more controversy. Florida-based firm Weiss Ratings released cryptocurrency ratings, assigning letter grades to them Wednesday. Ethereum meanwhile gained a B due to "more readily upgradable technology and better speed". "Their rating of Bitcoin suggests a misunderstanding of the core value proposition of cryptocurrency, however, as they seem to overvalue transaction capacity, and undervalue ... (more...)
1st major title, top rank at stake in Halep-Wozniacki final 1st major title, top rank at stake in Halep-Wozniacki final
- January 25, 2018

He now hasn't won back-to-back Australian Open quarterfinals since 2008 and '09, the year he won his only Australian title. It's been a topsy-turvy start to the season's first Grand Slam tennis event down under-between injury and upsets, a lot of expected contenders have been booted from the tourney, from Venus Williams to Rafael Nadal. (more...)
Reddit rolls out 2FA to all its users Reddit rolls out 2FA to all its users
- January 25, 2018

Just last week it was revealed that over 90% of Gmail users have failed to enable two-factor authentication , despite email accounts arguably being much more important to protect than a Reddit account. When logging in, and assuming two-factor is active, the user will be prompted to enter a code from an authenticator app after using their username and password. (more...)
Doctor Larry Nassar gets 175 years for sexually assaulting United States gymnasts Doctor Larry Nassar gets 175 years for sexually assaulting United States gymnasts
- January 25, 2018

The Detroit Free Press reports his spokeswoman, Kelly Rossman-McKinney, said in a statement late Tuesday that Ferguson "deeply regrets the inadvertent comment" that "trivialized the experience of the victims of Larry Nassar ". Trustee Mitch Lyons said Saturday night that he thought Simon needed to step down because the public's trust in her leadership was irreparably damaged. (more...)
Traders Secrets on Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), MGM Resorts International (MGM)
- January 25, 2018

At the time of writing, MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has a Piotroski F-Score of 4. MGM trades with a P/S ratio of 1.96. A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.56, for a total value of $2,005,696.00. Adage Ptnrs Grp Limited Liability Company owns 737,900 shares or 0.06% of their U.S. (more...)
Berry Global Group (BERY) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.40
- January 25, 2018

The stock increased 2.58% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $59.72. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of BERY have appreciated -1.49 - or -2.49%. Shelter Retirement Plan holds 2.97% or 82,022 shares. Stifel Fincl reported 35,841 shares. Finally, Globeflex Capital L P grew its position in Berry Global Group by 409.3% during the 2nd quarter. (more...)
Facebook's least favorite Austrian can now press privacy suit in Vienna Facebook's least favorite Austrian can now press privacy suit in Vienna
- January 25, 2018

The company's tactics have stalled the substance of the lawsuit from being heard for more than three years. In its ruling (PDF ), the CJEU said that publishing books, carrying out fundraising and being assigned the claims of other consumers "do not entail the loss of a private Facebook account user's status as a "consumer". (more...)
Smart Reply Coming To Android Messages For Fi Customers Smart Reply Coming To Android Messages For Fi Customers
- January 25, 2018

Google's machine learning algorithms have to read and analyze conversations in order to generate "smart replies", which doesn't sit right with some people. Google's own Wifi based cellular service Project Fi has been gaining traction lately as the company announced an unlimited plan with bill protection to ensure users can stay within their budget. (more...)
DJI reveals its newest drone, DJI Mavic Air DJI reveals its newest drone, DJI Mavic Air
- January 25, 2018

Starting from the Spark ($399), DJI offers the Phantom 3 SE ($599), the Mavic Air ($799), the Mavic Pro ($999), the Mavic Pro Platinum ($1,099), the Phantom 4 Advanced ($1,199), and the Phantom 4 Pro ($1,499). Other specs in the Mavic Pro also indicate plenty of power and capability despite its compact size. The drone camera houses a 1/2.3 CMOS sensor and the equivalent of a 24mm F2.8 lens, connected to a recessed three-axis mechanical gimbal for steadier shots. (more...)
Valero Energy (VLO) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
- January 25, 2018

Private Advisor Gru Limited Liability Corp has 0.04% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). (NYSE:VLO) traded down $0.26 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $98.69. Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $27.57 million activity. That activity is comparable to their recent volume average trend of almost 3.29 million shares which they recorded over a period of three months. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 breaks cover as pictures leak online Xiaomi Mi Max 3 breaks cover as pictures leak online
- January 25, 2018

The images show the Mi 6X in Black and Gold colour variants. Xiaomi Mi Max 2 now retails for Rs 12,999 for the 32GB variant and Rs 14,999 for the 64GB variant. On the rear, the handset sports an all-metal unibody design with matte finish and a circular shaped fingerprint scanner in the center. It is an octa-core processor with four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.2GHz, and four Cortex-A53 cores with a clock speed of 1.8GHz. (more...)
Grandma the clown resigns from Big Apple Circus for sexual misconduct Grandma the clown resigns from Big Apple Circus for sexual misconduct
- January 25, 2018

In 2012, Dunne told the Times , she told the circus about the alleged photos, but was told that there wasn't anything the circus could do because he had left the company. Dunne said she contacted police in 2011 or 2012 but was told that the statute of limitations had expired, according to The Times . If you live in New York City, you've no doubt seen the subway ads for the Big Apple Circus, featuring the renowned "Grandma the Clown". (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM) Active stock in the Investor Spotlight
- January 25, 2018

Shares of Cosan Ltd (CZZ) have seen the needle move 3.83% or 0.40 in the most recent session. Another trade for 100,000 shares valued at $4.00M was sold by WEBSTER WILLIAM M IV. Us Financial Bank De reported 0% in Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. Sandy Spring State Bank invested in 285 shares. Lafleur Godfrey Limited Liability Corporation reported 1.76% stake. (more...)
Kentucky school shooting kills two students and injures 17 more Kentucky school shooting kills two students and injures 17 more
- January 25, 2018

Marshall County High had 1,300 students in the 2014-2015 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Kentucky State Police identified the two fatalities as Bailey Nicole Holt , who died at the scene, and Preston Ryan Cope , who died later in hospital - both were aged 15 and students at the school. (more...)
Special counsel interviews Jeff Sessions in Russian Federation probe Special counsel interviews Jeff Sessions in Russian Federation probe
- January 25, 2018

The meeting marked the first time that investigators for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, are known to have interviewed a member of Mr. Trump's cabinet. " You fight back, oh, it's obstruction ", Trump says mockingly of his critics. After McGahn was unsuccessful in convincing Sessions against recusing himself , the newspaper reported , the president allegedly stated in front of several White House officials that he needed his AG to protect him. (more...)
IOS 11.3 will let you disable battery-related throttling
- January 25, 2018

The software update is coming with new features to show battery health and will send an advice if a battery has to be serviced. iPhone 6 users and later can locate this feature under Battery in the Settings menu. Apple News now includes videos of the day with a new Video group in For You, and improved Top Stories ( Apple News still isn't available in Canada, so this is a USA exclusive feature). (more...)
Global Cardiac Valve Market Research Report 2017 Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Global Cardiac Valve Market Research Report 2017 Analysis and Forecast to 2023
- January 25, 2018

The Thermostatic Radiator Valves report displays a chapter-wise view for a more extensive organization. Furthermore, Plug Valves industry barriers, new entrants SWOT analysis, suggestion on new Plug Valves project investment. As the report advances further, it explains developing plans and policies, making processes, cost structures of Instrumentation Valves market as well as the leading players. (more...)