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Collins tunes out health care vote pressure Collins tunes out health care vote pressure
- September 26, 2017

Paul LePage, R-Maine, was scheduled to meet with Vice President Mike Pence in Washington on Friday morning. The Graham-Cassidy bill gives state governors like LePage further control over health care than they have now under the more centralized Affordable Care Act. (more...)
Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) Position Reduced by Northern Trust Corp Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) Position Reduced by Northern Trust Corp
- September 26, 2017

About 939,925 shares traded or 42.58% up from the average. Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) opened at 175.23 on Friday. It has underperformed by 9.89% the S&P500. Northern Trust Corp lessened its position in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (more...)
WhatsApp gets blocked behind China's 'Great Firewall,' joining Facebook and Instagram WhatsApp gets blocked behind China's 'Great Firewall,' joining Facebook and Instagram
- September 26, 2017

Kobeissi found that China may have recently upgraded its firewall to detect and block the NoiseSocket protocol that WhatsApp uses to send texts, in addition to already blocking the HTTPS/TLS that WhatsApp uses to send photos and videos. But if the ban is left in place, it could disrupt businesses that rely on WhatsApp to communicate with customers. With WhatsApp blocking, Facebook's only remaining share in China is the Colorful Balloons app that has been quietly released in August. (more...)
Google's Project Jacquard smart jacket goes on sale this Wednesday for $350 Google's Project Jacquard smart jacket goes on sale this Wednesday for $350
- September 26, 2017

The iconic California clothing maker, which has a legacy reaching back to Gold Rush in the mid-1800s, will mine the mobile internet boom with a "Trucker Jacket with Jacquard". Play or pause your music, skip to the next track, or ask what song is playing² . Thanks to a subtle LED light and vibration tech built into the sleep users can also see when they have incoming calls and text messages and respond accordingly without touching their phones. (more...)
Instagram Monthly Users Cross 800 Million Instagram Monthly Users Cross 800 Million
- September 26, 2017

Instagram has revealed that it has 500 million daily active users. To make matters worse, Instagram said Monday its "stories" slideshow feature that mimics Snapchat's has 250 million monthly users - more than Snapchat's entire user base. Most of that growth has come from SMBs, the company says. Snap said in August that it had 173 million daily active users. Video viewing time grew 80 percent year-over-year, and the amount of videos uploaded to the platform every day quadrupled over the ... (more...)
Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)
- September 26, 2017

Profund Advisors LLC now owns 22,393 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $495,000 after buying an additional 67 shares in the last quarter. Loeb Corp has invested 0.08% in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C). Bokf Na reported 10,676 shares. First Pacific Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 11.16 million shares or 5.66% of all its holdings. (more...)
Skype For Business Sidelined in Favor of Teams Skype For Business Sidelined in Favor of Teams
- September 26, 2017

At Microsoft's Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida today, the software giant is revealing that it plans to kill off Skype for Business in favor of Microsoft Teams. Microsoft's vision of business meetings are aimed to be streamlined through one tool, and that looks to be Teams. Microsoft is bolstering Microsoft Teams to better challenge Slack in the battle of the collaborative, chatty workplace apps. (more...)
Nintendo Switch: Shipments On Handbrake Not A Concern Nintendo Switch: Shipments On Handbrake Not A Concern
- September 26, 2017

Nintendo went as far as saying that they can sell 18 million Switch in the USA if they are able to ship 18 million units. "And yet, demand outpaces supply". Telling someone about a game that's four of five, six years away from actually launching? "We're obviously excited about these two games, but it's not as if we're going to just do these two games and that's it. (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover Has Ambitious Plans Jaguar Land Rover Has Ambitious Plans
- September 26, 2017

Autocar suggests the Road Rover is being developed in parallel with the next-generation XJ (plausible enough) on an-aluminium platform capable of accommodating either battery packs or an internal combustion engine. After reaching out to Land Rover, a spokesperson said the Road Rover story is speculation but did not deny a future product akin to what Autocar expects. (more...)
Giant 6.46 Inch iPhone X Rumored For 2018 Giant 6.46 Inch iPhone X Rumored For 2018
- September 26, 2017

For its archrival Samsung Electronics, the 6.2-inch Galaxy S8 Plus has outpaced its smaller 5.8-inch sibling in terms of sales. The development work for the 5.28-inch model has recently been suspended possibly due to the low marketability of the smaller version. (more...)
Apple dumps Bing for Google Apple dumps Bing for Google
- September 25, 2017

When you perform a web search within Siri, iOS Search, or Spotlight on Mac, you'll now see results from Google , as Apple has made it the new default search provider. Google Assistant , Google's virtual personal assistant, is also available on Apple's App store, but can not be set to replace Siri as the default virtual personal assistant. (more...)
Facebook joins Apple, Google in top 10 most valuable brands list Facebook joins Apple, Google in top 10 most valuable brands list
- September 25, 2017

Microsoft's estimated brand value stood at $79.9 billion, 10% increase in brand value from past year. Next is Mercedes-Benz, who took ninth place with 47.8 million dollars. Facebook was the biggest gainer on the list, seeing a 48 per cent increase in valuation. "As we've transformed from a PC-only company just a few years ago to one that now transcends a huge spectrum of tech, we've redefined what the Lenovo brand stands for", said David Roman, chief marketing officer, Lenovo. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Plus May Feature Flagship Grade Specifications Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Plus May Feature Flagship Grade Specifications
- September 25, 2017

Now, this image seemingly shows off a retail box of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Plus , which is actually quite interesting considering that the Redmi Note 5 did not arrive just yet. Leaks in the recent past have hinted that the budget phablet would be powered by a MediaTek Helio P25 and that it would be available in two RAM-Storage configurations: 3 GB of RAM with 32 GB of storage and 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB of storage. (more...)
Is The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) a great bet right now? Is The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) a great bet right now?
- September 25, 2017

Looking at volatility levels, the stock observed volatility of 1.20% in last week and saw volatility 0.82% over the past one month. The return on assets stands at 9.8%, Return on Equity now is 20.8% and the Return on Investment value is 14.4%. (more...)
Home delivery a new concept for Wal-Mart Home delivery a new concept for Wal-Mart
- September 25, 2017

Social media users have expressed a so-so response to the idea, with many Twitter users worrying that unattended strangers in their homes could result in safety issues and crime. Walmart , the largest USA company by revenue, and Amazon, the online behemoth that has revolutionized e-commerce and forced many traditional stores to play catch up, have been in a vigorous battle to win over shoppers with speed and convenience. (more...)
These are Ireland's tidiest towns for 2017 These are Ireland's tidiest towns for 2017
- September 25, 2017

It is a first for Birdhill, after entering since 1991. The victor was announced at a ceremony in the Helix in Dublin by Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring. Mr Ring added: "TidyTowns is an excellent example of community volunteering and building strong links which enables citizens to have a say in how their community develops". (more...)
Destiny 2 Servers Maintenance Destiny 2 Servers Maintenance
- September 25, 2017

There's plenty of stuff to finish doing in the massive expanse that is Destiny 2 , but a little reprieve might not be so bad if you've been buried in the game since its release. Players who backed the wrong Faction can also buy the item, but for 50,000 Glimmer. Players will be required to download and install Destiny 2 Update 1 .0.3 upon maintenance completion. (more...)
Traders Secrets on Colony NorthStar, Inc. (CLNS), Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Traders Secrets on Colony NorthStar, Inc. (CLNS), Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)
- September 25, 2017

Therefore 13% are positive. Acadia Realty Trust has a 12-month low of $26.70 and a 12-month high of $37.54. The stock's average target of $9.88 is -2.08% below today's ($10.09) share price. Citigroup Inc reported 0% in Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP). Goldman Sachs Gp invested in 0% or 901,195 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 157,943 shares. (more...)
Apple Has Released macOS High Sierra 10.13 [Download] Apple Has Released macOS High Sierra 10.13 [Download]
- September 25, 2017

Announced at WWDC, High Sierra is the 13th major version of Apple's desktop operating system. Beyond those under-the-hood improvements, High Sierra bring the Apple File System the company released for iOS in March. If you've felt like the last few macOS releases have been a little light, High Sierra won't change your mind. Later this year, Apple stated that Final Cut Pro X will add support for professional 360-degree VR workflows with the ability to import, edit and export 360-degree ... (more...)
IOS 11 is killing your iPhone's battery life, probably IOS 11 is killing your iPhone's battery life, probably
- September 25, 2017

The findings of Wandera not only shows the usual subjective battery life complaints iPhone and iPad users often post online after an iOS update, but Wandera also found concrete evidence of serious degradation. The removal of the screen press gesture for multitasking was first discovered in the iOS 11 beta period, with Apple confirming that it was an intentional decision. (more...)
So… What Is Actually Going On With Kylie Jenner's 'Pregnancy'? So… What Is Actually Going On With Kylie Jenner's 'Pregnancy'?
- September 25, 2017

Caitlyn isn't happy about the pregnancy. After news broke on Friday that Kylie Jenner may be pregnant , people had all kinds of reactions, including speculation and conspiracies. "She is REALLY excited and so is Travis", said a source. "Her family would beg her to protect herself". Also, she is the youngest sibling of the Kardashian-Jenner fam. (more...)
Maxim Group Reaffirms Maxim Group Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- September 25, 2017

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. It has outperformed by 34.61% the S&P500. Rathbone Brothers Plc decreased Gw Pharmaceuticals Plc Ads Each Rep 12 Ord Shares (GWPH) stake by 12.47% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
Japan PM Abe announces $17.8 billion economic stimulus package Japan PM Abe announces $17.8 billion economic stimulus package
- September 25, 2017

The election is due to be held October 22. Abe is benefiting from improved ratings and opposition disarray, but should he suffer a big loss of seats it could spur a challenge to his leadership from within the LDP. And, given the unexpected results seen in other major developed countries, political analysts are not ruling out a "nasty surprise" for the Japanese leader. (more...)
TGS 2017: Fire Emblem Warriors DLC Plans Revealed TGS 2017: Fire Emblem Warriors DLC Plans Revealed
- September 25, 2017

With Fire Emblem Warriors releasing in a few weeks, KOEI Tecmo announced today the details of the DLCs that will be released in the near future. Individual DLC packs will cost 1400 yen each, equating to 10 Dollars a pop. It will be followed by the Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon add-on pack at the start of 2018, and the Fire Emblem Awakening pack, which will arrive sometime in the spring. (more...)
First Attack on Titan 2 Screenshots Released First Attack on Titan 2 Screenshots Released
- September 25, 2017

The answer is: yes. Koei Tecmo Entertainment has announced at the 2017 Tokyo Game Show (TGS) bringing its second " Attack on Titan " game to the Nintendo Switch. The titans this time around prove to be more hard to take down with their enhanced abilities. We also hear once more that the game includes improved omni-directional mobility gear gameplay that offers better targeting precision and freedom of movement to counter the titans, that also had their moves improved. (more...)
IPhone 8 Plus is the best camera smartphone in the world
- September 25, 2017

Of course, the Galaxy Note 8 is no slouch either. These renders appear to confirm the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 will ship in two colours, black and white/black. This pretty much confirms what we have known all along: LG will be manufacturing the Pixel 2 XL . To succeed at cracking Apple and Samsung's grip would require a shift in Google's priorities as a company - and we've had some signs of this, but we've also been down this road before. (more...)
Intel unveils 8th-Gen processor family for gaming, desktops Intel unveils 8th-Gen processor family for gaming, desktops
- September 25, 2017

For the first time, Intel will be selling first-ever 6-core Intel Core i5 desktop processor and first-ever 4-core Intel Core i3 desktop processor. According to PC World , Intel's desktop group general manager Anand Srivasta concluded that the single-threaded performance delivered in the case of Core i7-8700K is better still than their Core i9-7800X - a 6 Core, 12 Thread chip with faster memory and extra PCIe lanes. (more...)
Sony India debuts Xperia XZ1 with Android 8.0 for Rs 44990 Sony India debuts Xperia XZ1 with Android 8.0 for Rs 44990
- September 25, 2017

The Sony Xperia XZ1 is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. The smartphone was announced just last month at IFA 2017 for the worldwide market and will be the first device in India to come with the latest Android 8 .0 out of the box. (more...)
Tech Savvy: Facial recognition technology of iPhone X cause for concern Tech Savvy: Facial recognition technology of iPhone X cause for concern
- September 24, 2017

For that reason, Apple would rather that you skip trying to be a hero by replacing your broken display or back glass, and instead turn to an Apple Store or an authorized Apple retailer. Apple chose to stagger the debut of the phones, with the iPhone 8 coming out earlier. One more thing ...Some hidden features are lurking in iOS 11 . (more...)
Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico's misery after hurricane Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico's misery after hurricane
- September 24, 2017

Crowley Maritime, which operates eight US -flag RO/RO vessels and a barge in liner service between Jacksonville, FL, to San Juan , reports it has sent four vessels loaded with a mix of emergency relief and commercial cargo to its Isla Grande terminal in San Juan , with two more scheduled to follow. (more...)