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Dog starts fire after stealing pancakes off stove Dog starts fire after stealing pancakes off stove
- February 08, 2018

Some good old pancakes. A United States fire department is stressing the importance of working alarms after a home security camera filmed the moment a dog accidentally started a small fire inside somebody's house. "Alarms work! We would like to thank a local resident for sharing this video". First, we always caution about putting items on the stove. It took just minutes for the leftover pancakes to ignite while the family's two pet dogs sat on the sofa, seemingly in awe at their handiwork. (more...)
WhatsApp Payments Feature, Based on UPI, Spotted on Android and iOS WhatsApp Payments Feature, Based on UPI, Spotted on Android and iOS
- February 08, 2018

The feature was even spotted in WhatsApp for Android last August. If you haven't made a UPI account earlier, that will have to be done on the UPI app or on the bank's website. If you don't know about it, the system will let you create one instantly. If you have never used the UPI based transaction service before then, you will be asked to register, and after successful registration, you will proceed with the transactions. (more...)
SpaceX Prepares To Launch Powerful Falcon Heavy Rocket SpaceX Prepares To Launch Powerful Falcon Heavy Rocket
- February 08, 2018

The test mission of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy , the most powerful operational rocket on earth , was supposedly meant to put Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in an orbit around Mars . However, the Falcon Heavy rocket overshot its planned orbit around Mars and instead zoomed through space towards the Asteroid Belt at incredible speed, Musk revealed. (more...)
Tesla suffers record fourth quarter loss Tesla suffers record fourth quarter loss
- February 08, 2018

But what investors are likely most excited by is the new set of promises the company is making. Tesla's soaring stock - fueled by belief in the long-term prospects of the company - has now made the company the second-most valuable US automaker, just behind General Motors Co, which had net revenue of $145.6 billion in 2017. (more...)
Snap Crosses IPO Price After Adding Nearly 9 Million Users Snap Crosses IPO Price After Adding Nearly 9 Million Users
- February 08, 2018

The California-based company says that it's been able to retain users on Android after pushing out an update to fix major bugs. Snap's flagship mobile app, Snapchat, added 8.9 million daily active users in the fourth quarter of 2017 ended December 31. (more...)
Grammarly extension vulnerability gave websites access to users' account Grammarly extension vulnerability gave websites access to users' account
- February 08, 2018

The re-searcher promptly contacted them guys at Grammarly and informed, it of the bug. However the good news is that after being notified of the security hole, Grammarly was quick to patch it in which Ormandy commended the company for it, calling it a "really impressive response time". (more...)
Bitter cold affecting athletes, gear at Winter Olympics
- February 08, 2018

Gracenote's virtual medal table, which is based on results in previous Games and major events, predicts German Olympic team would have the most success in Pyeongchang, with 40 medals in all, including 14 golds. In the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics , Russian Vic Wild won gold in parallel giant slalom for the men, while Swiss Patrizia Kummer placed first for the women. (more...)
Traders Secrets on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)
- February 08, 2018

The hedge fund held 157,388 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $859,000, down from 681,135 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The firm has "Buy" rating by Bank of America given on Monday, August 24. The stock of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, January 17 by Susquehanna. (more...)
Tesla aims to calm fears over Model 3 production
- February 08, 2018

It would've resulted in a feature that others could have used in their vehicles as well, but only for that exact cross-country route. People want Tesla products, but Tesla can't stop spending more money than it has. Musk has had no trouble accessing the market in the past, and his new proposed pay package would help ensure he stays around to hit Tesla's aggressive growth targets. (more...)
EVO 2018 Lineup Includes Dragon Ball FighterZ, Drops Marvel vs. Capcom EVO 2018 Lineup Includes Dragon Ball FighterZ, Drops Marvel vs. Capcom
- February 08, 2018

The decision to swap out the relatively niche The King of Fighters with Dragon Ball FighterZ makes sense, but Capcom's game looks like it was removed purely because fans didn't stick around. can command hundreds of thousands of viewers to cheer on their favorite fighters and pick apart their styles. " Dragon Ball FighterZ , one of the most highly anticipated fighting games to launch in recent memory will take its place amongst other serious, hard-hitting, tournament-worthy fighting games ... (more...)
Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.06
- February 08, 2018

With 42,400 avg volume, 0 days are for UBISOFT ENT ADR (OTCMKTS:UBSFY)'s short sellers to cover UBSFY's short positions. Its opening price on the last trading day was $3.51. Zynga earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. (NASDAQ:ZNGA) for 490,200 shares. Bankshares Of Ny Mellon holds 0% or 2.78M shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Analyst Research and Recommendations: Chubb Limited (CB), iRobot Corporation (IRBT)
- February 08, 2018

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Columbus Circle holds 0.08% or 64,131 shares. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 113 holders increased their positions by a total of 2.75 million shares, 131 holders decreased the positions by a total of 2.9 million shares, and 31 holders held their positions. (more...)
Ignore the stock market rollercoaster, the sell-off in bonds is what matters Ignore the stock market rollercoaster, the sell-off in bonds is what matters
- February 08, 2018

With the market consistently being at or near record levels, Monday's decline represented about 4.6 percent of the index's value; in the "Black Monday" collapse of October 19, 1987, the Dow fell 22.6 percent, the most precipitous one-day decline in history. (more...)
Google Drive comment functionality now includes Microsoft files Google Drive comment functionality now includes Microsoft files
- February 08, 2018

With commenting in Drive preview, you won't need to open up other tools to complete tasks. "With commenting in Drive Preview feature, we can now extend the same collaboration, review and validation processes to Microsoft Office Applications, images and PDFs". (more...)
Technical Radar: SuperTrend Seen Above Stock Price for Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Technical Radar: SuperTrend Seen Above Stock Price for Activision Blizzard (ATVI)
- February 08, 2018

Paradigm Asset Management Co Llc decreased Activision Blizzard ( ATVI ) stake by 26.06% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Natixis sold 659,558 shares as Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI)'s stock rose 23.27%. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Guardian Life Insur Of America owns 1,710 shares. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Eaton Vance Mgmt stated it has 0.07% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. Franklin holds 561,770 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. (more...)
Pixel 2's Customized Picture Co-Processor Opened Up for Third-Occasion Apps Pixel 2's Customized Picture Co-Processor Opened Up for Third-Occasion Apps
- February 08, 2018

The feature works for phones and tablets that use Google's OTA systems, including Pixel, Nexus, and Android One. The Pixel Visual Core is for third party apps, giving other app makers the advantages of Google's advanced photo capabilities via an API and specialized processor hardware. (more...)
New Sea of Thieves Xbox accessories coming soon New Sea of Thieves Xbox accessories coming soon
- February 08, 2018

The other two Sea of Thieves accessories joining the controller and external hard drive come in the form of two controller stands from Controller Gear. All of these items are created to match the limited edition controller, with purple coloring and the Sea of Thieves skull adorning them. According to the press release, each Xbox Pro Charging Stand will include a premium charging stand, battery cover, one rechargeable battery as well as a six-foot power cable. (more...)
Microsoft's Cortana for iOS now supports iPads Microsoft's Cortana for iOS now supports iPads
- February 08, 2018

The latest addition sure will improve Microsoft's reach in terms of cross-platform support. The update, spotted by MacRumors , also notes that the app now opens 20 percent faster. The restrictions of iOS still mean that Cortana can not compete directly with Siri, as it is only possible to access the assistant's tools once it has been launched. (more...)
Match Group Inc (MTCH) Posts Weak Profit, Adds Record # of Subscribers Match Group Inc (MTCH) Posts Weak Profit, Adds Record # of Subscribers
- February 07, 2018

Match Group said it recorded a charge of $92 million in the declared quarter related to the new USA tax law. The stock now has Monthly Volatility of 3.15% and Weekly Volatility of 3.73%. Citigroup raised their price objective on shares of Match Group from $22.00 to $28.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. (more...)
Nest Joins Google As Alphabet Doubles Down on Smart Home Nest Joins Google As Alphabet Doubles Down on Smart Home
- February 07, 2018

The internet-connected devices company bought by Google for $3 billion in 2014 will be folded back into Google, the company announced today (Feb. 7). Nest device sales represented a big chunk of revenue for Alphabet's "Other Bets" division, which brought in $1.2 billion past year. "To build on this momentum, we're excited to bring the Nest and Google Hardware teams together". (more...)
AT Bancorp Has $1.63 Million Position in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN)
- February 07, 2018

About 2.09M shares traded or 3.02% up from the average. It has underperformed by 34.82% the S&P500. Zazove Associates Llc increased its stake in Sirius Xm Radio Inc (SIRI) by 145% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Jail Anyone Who Calls Indian Muslims 'Pakistani', Says Owaisi Jail Anyone Who Calls Indian Muslims 'Pakistani', Says Owaisi
- February 07, 2018

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday demanded the framing of a law to punish anyone who calls an Indian Muslim a "Pakistani", reported ANI . "I will not chant the slogan even if they put a knife to my neck". Meanwhile, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) is all set to hold its plenary meeting of general and executive members on February 9 and 10 in Hyderabad's Owaisi hospital. (more...)
IOC dissapointed, surprised with as ban on Russian athletes lifted IOC dissapointed, surprised with as ban on Russian athletes lifted
- February 07, 2018

President Thomas Bach has confirmed the International Olympic Committee is contemplating an appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling which overturned lifetime doping bans for 28 Russians . IMMEDIATE IMPACT: In London, Sean Ingle reported the decision means these athletes "could in theory compete" in PyeongChang as part of the neutral Olympic Athlete of Russian Federation team. (more...)
PS4 Pro update will make 4K games look better on 1080p TVs PS4 Pro update will make 4K games look better on 1080p TVs
- February 07, 2018

We will list the most notable features as per the official PlayStation blog post. The feature will automatically send notifications to the child family members if their playtime is nearly up, so they can save their progress before exiting the system. (more...)
Once Upon a Time Ending After Season 7 Once Upon a Time Ending After Season 7
- February 07, 2018

ABC fairy tale drama " Once Upon a Time ", which debuted on October 23, 2011, will officially conclude after this current seventh season. TVLine is reporting that ABC has canceled Once Upon a Time . He was a grown-up version of Henry ( Jared Gilmore ), the boy whose search for his birth mother Emma ( Jennifer Morrison ) to the dismay of his adoptive mother Regina ( Lana Parrilla ) kicked off the series back in 2011. (more...)
Apple ships record 18 mn Watches in 2017: Canalys Apple ships record 18 mn Watches in 2017: Canalys
- February 07, 2018

Apple has never officially released Apple Watch sales in its earnings report, instead opting to lump the wearable into its "other products" category. Sales were mainly driven by the Series 3, with total shipments of this latest version rising to just under 9 million, or almost half of all shipments in the year. (more...)
U.S. charges two men over ATM 'jackpotting' U.S. charges two men over ATM 'jackpotting'
- February 07, 2018

According to an affidavit , local police arrested the first two when officers smelled marijuana smoke coming out of a parked van during a routine patrol. A second police officer said he saw the ATM dispense a stack of $20 bills. The Hartford Courant reports security personnel at a Citizens Bank branch in Cromwell called authorities January 27 after observing the men working on the machine while dressed as ATM technicians. (more...)
Xiaomi confirms it will not launch any smartphone at MWC 2018 Xiaomi confirms it will not launch any smartphone at MWC 2018
- February 07, 2018

We will possibly have clarity from Xiaomi in the coming days. Recalling the Redmi Note 4 launch that was happened in India in January previous year under the presence of Indian cricket all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, the word "all rounder" within the meta description indeed suggests the Redmi Note 4 successor. (more...)
Conte accepts selection mistakes after 'very bad' Watford loss Conte accepts selection mistakes after 'very bad' Watford loss
- February 07, 2018

Chelsea players remain supportive of manager Antonio Conte despite suffering a second successive three-goal defeat in the Premier League on Monday night, goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has said . Where has it all gone wrong? "He has sent his message to the owner through the media", Sutton told BBC Radio 5 Live . Whoever made that decision needs sacking. (more...)
Microsoft Offers OneDrive for Business Switch Deal Microsoft Offers OneDrive for Business Switch Deal
- February 07, 2018

The offer is valid starting February 6, 2018, and will run through June 30, 2018. At its Ignite conference past year, Microsoft had announced several new features for OneDrive , to make it easier for employees to work collaboratively, harness knowledge collectively and transform business processes. (more...)