Technology


Microsoft earnings: 84 cents a share vs 72 cents EPS expected
- October 26, 2017

Wall Street was expecting Microsoft to report first quarter earnings of 72 cents a share on revenue of $23.56 billion. Microsoft Corporation shares were trading at $78.93 per share on Thursday afternoon, up $0.30 (+0.38%). Revenue from Microsoft's personal computing division, its largest by revenue, fell 0.2 percent to $9.38 billion but handily beat analysts' estimate of $8.81 billion. (more...)
Microsoft opens up Mixed Reality Capture studios in San Francisco, London
- October 26, 2017

We want to help creators invent cutting-edge experiences that dazzle us in imaginative new ways. Dimension is based in London and will be working alongside Microsoft's own Mixed Reality Capture Studio in Redmond WA. Microsoft says it also plans to license studios in other countries around the world. Discovery Program: Where you begin your journey. Tech companies are trying to bring some type of AR experience mainstream, and a tight integration of hardware and software will be key to ... (more...)
Zakir Naik radicalising youth for terror activities: NIA Zakir Naik radicalising youth for terror activities: NIA
- October 26, 2017

The controversial preacher had been charged with violating various sections of the Indian Penal Code on November 18, 2016. In the 58-page chargesheet, Naik has been charged with inciting communal hatred through his speeches and has also been named an absconder. (more...)
How Inspector General of Police Gifted Aisha Buhari Two SUVs - Sen. Misau How Inspector General of Police Gifted Aisha Buhari Two SUVs - Sen. Misau
- October 26, 2017

According to him, "the said documents which form part of the proof of evidence to the charge are correspondence between the Inspector General of Police and the following: the President and C-in-C of the Federation; The Chief of Staff to the President; the Director, National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies; the ADC to the Wife of". (more...)
Brave Asset Management Inc. Grows Position in Amazon.com, Inc
- October 26, 2017

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio who had been investing in Amazon.Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $467.37B market cap company. If you are reading this story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of US and global trademark & copyright law. Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. (more...)
LG added to Amazon's Prime Exclusives Phones range LG added to Amazon's Prime Exclusives Phones range
- October 26, 2017

The phone costs $199 outright, but the ad-subsidized variant is available for $149. The LG G6 Prime Exclusive version can be had for just $399.99 and is unlocked to work on all major U.S. The lineup will only become more enticing, however, with the latest entrants being the LG G6, LG G6 Plus , LG Q6 , and LG X Charge . More expensive Prime Exclusive phones tend to carry bigger discounts, and the G6 and G6 Plus are no exceptions. (more...)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti launches, arrives 2nd Nov Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti launches, arrives 2nd Nov
- October 26, 2017

In its own brief marketing friendly comparisons Nvidia doesn't compare the new card against the GTX 1080 or AMD Radeon Vega 56 but against the GTX 970 and GTX 1070 . That upgrade is set to cost at least £419, with Nvidia promising that partners including MSI, Zotac, Palit, and Asus will all have cards available at the MSRP. (more...)
Chevy Camaro Hot Wheels Edition debuts Chevy Camaro Hot Wheels Edition debuts
- October 26, 2017

If you've spent your childhood playing with Hot Wheels Camaro toy cars , you now have the chance to continue playing, only on a grander scale. In fact, the Custom Camaro was the first vehicle Hot Wheels ever produced. For 2018, the COPO Camaro can be had with three different powertrains. Lucky buyers of this year's COPO get the choice of a new 302 V8 (based on the LT1 in the Camaro SS) "built for drag racing with unique components", a N/A 427 7.0-litre V8 or a supercharged 350 5.7-litre that ... (more...)
Maroon 5 Bring World Tour To Xcel Energy Center Maroon 5 Bring World Tour To Xcel Energy Center
- October 26, 2017

New Orleans is eighth stop on the tour with a concert at the Smoothie King Center on June 14 . The band releases " Red Pill Blues " on No. 3 and launches its 2018 tour in May. (more...)
German business optimism hits new record high in October German business optimism hits new record high in October
- October 26, 2017

The index is closely watched because it's based on a survey of around 7,000 firms across Germany. Businesses' judgements of both the present economic situation and their expectations for the coming months increased compared with the level in September. (more...)
Facebook will show cars for sale from auto dealers Facebook will show cars for sale from auto dealers
- October 26, 2017

The marketplace will also include listings from auto dealers, through Facebook's partnerships with Edmunds, Cars.com and a few other vehicle businesses. And you can use Messenger bots to communicate with dealers in real-time instead of filling out a contact form and waiting to hear back. Sharma declined to say whether Facebook planned to let users process transactions through Marketplace and added that his team was "more in watch, wait and observe mode". (more...)
Aluminum Chlorhydrate Market Globally - Kemira, Summit Chemical, Chemtrade, USALCO and GEO Aluminum Chlorhydrate Market Globally - Kemira, Summit Chemical, Chemtrade, USALCO and GEO
- October 26, 2017

The Aluminum Chlorhydrate developments and market revenue are presented for each region, manufacturer and Aluminum Chlorhydrate product application. Then, the Color aluminum alloy plate market report focuses on global major leading industry players with information such as company profiles, product picture and specification, capacity, production, price, cost, revenue and contact information. (more...)
Justice Dept supports student in California free speech case Justice Dept supports student in California free speech case
- October 26, 2017

The legal group representing the students, Alliance Defending Freedom, said in addition, all student organizations must get permission to use the speech zone. Shaw was also told that, in order to use the free speech zone, he would have to apply for a permit, and that if he refused to do so he would be asked to leave campus, according to court documents. (more...)
Cameron Maybin's stolen base wins free Taco Bell for everyone on Nov Cameron Maybin's stolen base wins free Taco Bell for everyone on Nov
- October 26, 2017

One free taco will be awarded per person per location. How can you get your free taco? The Mexican fast food chain has done similar "Steal a Taco" promotions during other sports championships. The distinction is not lost on Maybin, who was a late season waiver wire acquisition from Anaheim. That's because Taco Bell is doing their " Steal a Base, Steal a Taco " promotion again, and is celebrating Maybin's stolen base by giving away free tacos. (more...)
Nokia still reviewing options for undersea cables unit: CEO
- October 26, 2017

The net loss also widened, to Euro 0.03 per share from 0.02 a year earlier. Adjusted margins, however, increased from previous year, citing which the company lifted its dividend. For 2016, Nokia Q3 results showed net sales of 5896 million Euro. On a constant currency basis, Nokia net sales would have decreased 4 percent. Adjusted net sales fell 7 percent to 5.537 billion euros from 5.96 billion euros past year. (more...)
Facebook's Workplace Chat Comes To Windows And Mac Desktops Facebook's Workplace Chat Comes To Windows And Mac Desktops
- October 26, 2017

Additionally, in the coming weeks, Workplace Chat will support group video chats on desktop and mobile. "Now, we're offering a messaging-focused experience through Workplace Chat, both on desktop and mobile", said Julien Codorniou, Vice President, Workplace by Facebook . (more...)
Android 8.1 Developers Preview Released with Neutral Network API Android 8.1 Developers Preview Released with Neutral Network API
- October 26, 2017

The final rollout will take place in December but until then the Android Beta Program users can test it now. The Beta Program is also great because future updates will be sent to you automatically. Preview for Android 8 .1 includes a few changes for developers. Some of the new APIs includes, Android Go memory optimizations and targeting, Neural Networks API and Shared memory API . (more...)
Pre orders for Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL begins today Pre orders for Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL begins today
- October 26, 2017

Just a friendly reminder, Pixel 2 has been priced at Rs. 61,000 in India and Pixel 2 XL 64GB storage variant will cost you Rs. 73,000 and the 128GB storage versions of Pixel 2 as well as Pixel 2 XL will cost 70,000 and Rs. Pixel 2 features a 5-inch Cinematic 127-mm full-HD display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels, while the Pixel 2 XL features a 6-inch QHD+ display with 2880 x 1440 pixels of resolution. (more...)
Twitter's shares jump after beating Wall Street's expectations Twitter's shares jump after beating Wall Street's expectations
- October 26, 2017

Investors and analysts have at times criticized Twitter for how it describes the size of its user base, which is a key metric for social media companies. One factor was stock-based compensation, which declined 36 percent year-over-year, but Twitter said the cuts were broad-based, covering sales and marketing and research and development. (more...)
Verizon will bring back full-quality video streaming, but for a price
- October 26, 2017

The $75/month plan limits smartphone users to only 480p resolution when streaming videos over their mobile data connection. Being that Verizon's unlimited data plan didn't have any of these streaming quality restrictions prior to this move, some customers have been left feeling frustrated and disappointed by the news. (more...)
LG Chem Q3 net up 83 pct on solid demand LG Chem Q3 net up 83 pct on solid demand
- October 26, 2017

For the July-September quarter, operating profit climbed 12.7 percent to KRW 1.2 trillion from KRW 1.07 trillion a year earlier when productions in Korea had suffered from labor strikes. During the first half of 2017, Hyundai's sales in China were slashed to almost half as China's anger over South Korea's deployment of a US missile-defense system hurt its sales. (more...)
Oppp R11s leaked in HD press renders showing the device in full Oppp R11s leaked in HD press renders showing the device in full
- October 26, 2017

As you can see from the render, the R11s has a fairly pleasing design, but is a bit more reserved when it comes to its bezels around the display. Such as why the phone is going with a micro-USB port instead of a Type-C port instead. The smartphone will come with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, which means that it would sport an aspect ratio of 18:9. On the camera front, there would be a 20-megapixel rear and front cameras. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 gets October's Android security patch
- October 26, 2017

But then, it is noteworthy that in the report Samsung didn't name any device as such. Specifically, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 will get the cookie update. The report further highlights that the company has started working on the pilot model for Android Oreo and it is aiming to release the update at the beginning of the new year. (more...)
LG Electronics swings to black in Q3 LG Electronics swings to black in Q3
- October 26, 2017

The company said the home appliances & air solution division posted an operating profit of 423 billion won, sharply up 26.1 percent from a year earlier. SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of (AP) _ LG Display Co. "We will continue to maximize profitability in our differentiated LCD products, and will improve the profitability of the OLED business through expansion, under the conservative assumption that the challenging market situation will continue". (more...)
NIA raids house of Syed Salahuddin's son in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam NIA raids house of Syed Salahuddin's son in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam
- October 26, 2017

Yousuf said the funds were used to instigate terrorist activities in the valley and revealed names of his associates overseas who are connected with Hizbul Mujahideen. The NIA claimed during questioning he "admitted to having received funds from cadres of the Hizbul Mujahideen on the direction of his father, Mohammed Yusuf Shah alias Syed Salahuddin, for fomenting terrorist activities in the Valley". (more...)
We're Expecting Challenging Game From Nigeria - Argentina Coach We're Expecting Challenging Game From Nigeria - Argentina Coach
- October 26, 2017

The November 14th friendly between Nigeria and Argentina will be the 8th meeting between the two countries in all competitions and it will be played in the Russian city of Krasnodar at the Krasnodar Arena Stadium. "I had already done some interesting things, African Cups for example, but really, qualifying Nigeria for the World Cup is a plus". The Super Eagles gaffer also revealed that Amaju Pinnick, NFF President, has assured him of a two years contract extension no matter the Eagles' ... (more...)
University of Louisville, PR exec to cut ties over conflict with Jurich University of Louisville, PR exec to cut ties over conflict with Jurich
- October 26, 2017

David Grissom of attempting "a character assassination of a man who has done so much for Louisville", while adding that Jurich's legal team "will vigorously defend his rights under his long-standing contract" with UofL. The firm has up to 10 years to sue for breach of contract unless they file for tort actions. Postel's October 20 letter slammed Jurich, claiming he failed his athletic director duties and bullied senior leadership. (more...)
Revenue Estimates Analysis Jaguar Animal Health, Inc. (JAGX)
- October 26, 2017

When there's more trading than usual, it is called "heavy trading". On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 36.62 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.04, Consequently Jaguar Animal Cmn (NASDAQ: JAGX)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 10.79%, 18.32% respectively. (more...)
Liquidity Position Starks by Apple Inc. (AAPL) with iRobot Corporation (IRBT)
- October 26, 2017

In terms of earnings per share, 5 analysts have a 0.27 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Dec-17, for the quarter ending Mar-18, 5 analysts have a 0.48 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Mar-18 there are 6 estimates of 1.57 EPS. (more...)
Govt waives fine for delayed filing of Aug, Sept GST returns Govt waives fine for delayed filing of Aug, Sept GST returns
- October 26, 2017

The government on Tuesday waived penalty on delayed filing of initial GST returns for the months of August and September. The announcement came the same day as the Finance Ministry announced that the total GST paid up to October 23 for September was Rs 92,150 crore. (more...)