Technology


Apple to unveil new iPhone on the 12th of September 2017?
- September 07, 2017

The rumor says that the OLED display is also why TouchID was abandoned as it didn't work with it. Excited yet? There's more! When the iPhone 8 is unveiled in the upcoming September 12 Apple event, it is expected to have an overhauled form factor with a almost bezel-less OLED display, higher RAM, more powerful internal components, wireless charging, facial recognition technology , and much more. (more...)
Essential Phone Teardown Reveals an Extremely Hard to Repair Design: iFixit Essential Phone Teardown Reveals an Extremely Hard to Repair Design: iFixit
- September 07, 2017

When Andy Rubin announced its start-up will launch an Android smartphone called Essential Phone, many have been reluctant that the device will find its place among the flagships launched by more experience and tradition in the industry. (more...)
Huawei overtakes Apple to become second largest smartphone maker Huawei overtakes Apple to become second largest smartphone maker
- September 06, 2017

All the features circulating in the market about iPhone are mere leaks and have nothing to do with what Tim Cook will be launching on 12th September. He said a weak presence in the South Asian, Indian and North American markets limit Huawei's potential in the near-to-mid term to take a sustainable second place position behind Samsung. (more...)
Google is updating the cameras on Street View cars Google is updating the cameras on Street View cars
- September 06, 2017

These images will be used alongside AI algorithms to answer questions such as the names of buildings and what time stores open. There are also two cameras for taking still HD images. Instead, to answer questions like that one and others, Google needs its much more detailed imagery for its A.I. algorithms to analyze. Wired reports that a team of Stanford researchers - including Google's own chief scientist at its cloud division Fei-Fei Li - found they could use Street View data to predict ... (more...)
Observing Technical Chart Values for Altria Group, Inc. (MO)
- September 06, 2017

Sterling Investment Advisors Ltd. raised its holdings in Altria Group by 133.3% in the 1st quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 61.89% of the company's stock. The rating was maintained by CLSA with "Outperform" on Thursday, September 15. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which now holds $4.71 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 3.82% of its market capitalization. (more...)
Destiny 2 Launches On PlayStation 4 And Xbox One Destiny 2 Launches On PlayStation 4 And Xbox One
- September 06, 2017

Early reviews are trickling in, and are looking positive. Destiny 2 is not some odd outlier. Destiny 2 on PC looks incredible - making this a tough choice for those long-time players of the game. The general premise focuses on the destruction of the Tower found in Destiny , instead, seeing humanity - and the Guardians - scrabbling for a new home amongst the ruins of Earth as The Traveller remains dormant against the Cabal Red Legion invasion. (more...)
Mirage: Arcane Warfare Price Permanently Dropped to $10 Mirage: Arcane Warfare Price Permanently Dropped to $10
- September 06, 2017

In addition to that, the price will be permanently dropped to $9.99 once this offer is over. This price drop is permanent. In the devs own words, " Mirage launch sales were poor". We really liked Mirage: Arcane Warfare , but something about the magic brawler didn't pull people in. Torn Banner simply want players to give it a try while it's free and they will be hoping enough players enjoy the magical FPS to stick with it and grow the player base. (more...)
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Gets Its Final Retribution DLC Next Month Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Gets Its Final Retribution DLC Next Month
- September 06, 2017

We were pretty impressed with the recent Call of Duty: WWII Beta, with its blend of modern speed and map design with old school weaponry and simple shoot-the-Nazi setup. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's "Retribution" DLC will be available from 12th September on PlayStation 4 , meaning you can expect to see it arrive the following month on Xbox One and PC. (more...)
Korea's Kopsi Leads Asian Stocks Lower After North Korea's Nuclear Test
- September 06, 2017

South Korea's KOSPI index .KS11 ended down 0.3 percent at a near four-week low . The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 0.3 percent, with an index of banks losing 0.5 percent. USA shares were poised for a flat opening, with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures unchanged. Hurricane Irma is anticipated to become the second powerful storm to hit the US mainland in as many weeks but its precise trajectory remained unknown. (more...)
Facebook digital ads figures differ from census data Facebook digital ads figures differ from census data
- September 06, 2017

He has a Sell rating on the stock with a price target of $140. Facebook also said it could reach 60 million people between 25-34 in the USA, but census data shows there were 45 million people in that bracket in 2016. The company also tracks mobile devices and location data, which means that even tourists are counted. Facebook already clarified its "reach" data in September 2016, when it conveyed to advertisers that the data is inflated. (more...)
United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Holdings Boosted by Pioneer Investment Management Inc
- September 06, 2017

Janney Montgomery Scott Llc acquired 61,742 shares as United Technologies Corp (UTX)'s stock rose 8.03%. The Clifford Swan Investment Counsel Llc holds 116,035 shares with $12.72 million value, up from 113,040 last quarter. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $123.95. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. grew its stake in United Technologies Corporation by 0.5% in the 1st quarter. (more...)
Hearthstone is nerfing Druid … and some of its oldest powerhouse cards Hearthstone is nerfing Druid … and some of its oldest powerhouse cards
- September 06, 2017

Additionally, Spreading Plague , which has, well, plagued the game, will now cost 6 mana, up from 5. Above: Meet the new Innervate . Blizzard has swung the Hearthstone nerf bat on five different cards leading to some serious changes coming in the next update. (more...)
Dual-screen ZTE Axon Multy unfolds into a 6.8-inch slab Dual-screen ZTE Axon Multy unfolds into a 6.8-inch slab
- September 06, 2017

But ZTE and AT&T seemingly want to change that with the ZTE Axon Multy . The idea seems to be that you can use the device in its folded-up state as a regular smartphone then unfold it for tablet-style use. It wasn't much because of the design, which was probably familiar to anyone who has seen a Nintendo DS or dreamed up of hi-tech, keyboard-less pocket computers. (more...)
Honor V9 Play with 13-megapixel rear camera, Android Nougat announced Honor V9 Play with 13-megapixel rear camera, Android Nougat announced
- September 06, 2017

It has Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 processor with Mali T860 GPU. On the storage front, it is backed by a 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB via micro SD card slot. The smartphone comes with a price tag of RMB 999 (Rs. 9830) and RMB 1199 (Rs. 11,790) for 3GB and 4GB variants respectively. Coming to Honor 6 Play , the budget friendly device features a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1280 * 720 pixels. (more...)
The Independent Advisor Alliance Increases Holdings in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)
- September 06, 2017

About shares traded. F5 Networks, Inc. Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) has risen 13.83% since September 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Since March 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $385,269 activity. Among those, 329 stocks traded up while 4 stocks experienced no change in share price at all. (more...)
F-16 fighter jet crashes in Arizona, pilot's fate unknown F-16 fighter jet crashes in Arizona, pilot's fate unknown
- September 06, 2017

However, the Eastern Arizona Courier reported that Graham County Sheriff PJ Allred confirmed the pilot died as a result of the crash. The Fighting Falcon is based out of Tucson Airport, where the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing is located. (more...)
Educated Guesses for What the Next iPhone Will Be Called Educated Guesses for What the Next iPhone Will Be Called
- September 06, 2017

Production snags involving new components for the iPhone 8 have led to concerns that the device will be in short supply for months after its official launch. Now if these reports about the iPhone 8 price are accurate, it means that the iPhone 8 will surely cross the Rs 1 lakh in India. This isn't the first time we've heard that iPhone Edition name as it was leaked way back in March by MacOtakara. (more...)
Abbott pacemaker recall: 465000 devices vulnerable to possible hacking Abbott pacemaker recall: 465000 devices vulnerable to possible hacking
- September 06, 2017

Nearly half a million people in the USA must update pacemakers that are vulnerable to being hacked . That would result in anything from "rapid battery depletion or administration of inappropriate pacing" (which could potentially kill the patient). (more...)
Stock under Discussion: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)
- September 06, 2017

The company has market cap of $3.22 billion. The stock decreased 1.14% or $0.18 on September 1, reaching $15.6. It has outperformed by 9.89% the S&P500. On Thursday, May 12 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Neutral". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 21 by Guggenheim. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 10 million sold PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 10 million sold
- September 06, 2017

Keep in mind that the game hasn't even officially been released yet. Meanwhile, Minecraft sits at 26 million sold with Terrarria behind it at 20 million. The good news for Bluehole is PUBG has nowhere to go but up from here. The official launch of the shooter will not come until later this fall and there are two additional maps now in development. (more...)
Nintendo: Switch games may require memory cards Nintendo: Switch games may require memory cards
- September 06, 2017

By comparison, the PlayStation 4 reached 665,000 units sold for the same duration. At the current pace, the Switch is set to become Japan's next major console. Nintendo simply has not been able to produce enough Switch systems to satisfy demand, and while conspiracy theorists believe it is an intentional shortage to drive up demand, the sales figures suggest otherwise. (more...)
Company Places $600 Million Bid For Cricket Streaming Rights — Facebook Sports Company Places $600 Million Bid For Cricket Streaming Rights — Facebook Sports
- September 06, 2017

The social media network was one of several companies in the bidding process for the high-profile cricket tournament - others included Sony, BeIN and Indian telecom Airtel - but was outbid by the 21st Century Fox Fox-owned Star India , which claimed worldwide streaming and broadcast rights for a hefty $2.6 billion. (more...)
NIA Summons Kashmir Bar Association President In Terror Funding Case NIA Summons Kashmir Bar Association President In Terror Funding Case
- September 06, 2017

The Kashmir wing of the High Court Bar Association has been espousing the azadi cause for decades. These raids and arrests by the NIA is part of its investigation in a case registered on May 30 in which the leader of the Pakistan-based Jamaat-ud-Dawa and banned terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, Hafiz Saeed, was named as an accused. (more...)
Apple will no longer host its annual Apple Music Festival Apple will no longer host its annual Apple Music Festival
- September 06, 2017

The company has now announced that it will no longer be hosting this annual music festival in the UK . It's not clear exactly why Apple is killing off the popular festival, but Music Business Worldwide speculates Apple might be focusing on single events instead. (more...)
Xbox One game with mouse and Keyboard support coming soon Xbox One game with mouse and Keyboard support coming soon
- September 06, 2017

One might think that bringing peripheral support to Xbox One is as easy as plugging those accessories into the console , and in theory, it might be, but it's actually quite hard. In a report by GizofBiz from Windows Central , the " Minecraft: Better Together" beta now supports the keyboard and mouse options. Microsoft says, however, that support won't be mandatory. (more...)
New Sorento and Picanto crossover from Kia New Sorento and Picanto crossover from Kia
- September 06, 2017

The announcement comes only days after Kia announced plug-in hybrid versions of the Optima Sportswagon and its Niro compact crossover. The new Picanto X-Line will be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week, before going on sale later this year. (more...)
Louise Linton Breaks Silence, Apologizes for 'Indefensible' Behavior Louise Linton Breaks Silence, Apologizes for 'Indefensible' Behavior
- September 06, 2017

Not Gap exactly, well not unless Gap's got $1,600 sportswear. "Period. I don't have any excuses, nor do I feel any self-pity for the backlash I experienced", Linton said in the Washington Life interview , conducted days after the infamous Instagram post . (more...)
Sky's the Limit: Lilium, a Flying Car Company, Raises $90 Million Sky's the Limit: Lilium, a Flying Car Company, Raises $90 Million
- September 06, 2017

According to Lilium , the money will be used to continue to develop a larger, five-seater jet , but it'll also be used to expand its constantly growing team. Get Data Sheet , Fortune's technology newsletter. The Lilium Jet , which people will hail with an app, would at first use a human pilot in order to keep regulators happy. (more...)
Oppo A71 with 13MP rear camera goes official Oppo A71 with 13MP rear camera goes official
- September 06, 2017

The 3,000mAh battery packed in the handset should definitely suffice, plus the Android Nougat 7.1 with Color OS on top will unlikely disappoint the average user. Display of Oppo A71 Smartphone - The new phone A71 of Oppo comes with a display of 5.2 inches. The internal storage of the phone is expandable via microSD card up to 256GB. (more...)
Lenovo fined $3.5m for pre-installed adware that hijacks HTTPS connections Lenovo fined $3.5m for pre-installed adware that hijacks HTTPS connections
- September 06, 2017

New Jersey Attorney-General Christopher Porrino in a separate statement said that his office had finalised terms with Lenovo on behalf of 32 USA states, and that the company is required to pay $3.5 million in penalties. This company's software, called VisualDiscovery, basically acted as a "man-in-the-middle" between consumers and their browsers by inserting ads from partners onto sites that users visited. (more...)