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Deadly Tubbs fire 100 percent contained today Deadly Tubbs fire 100 percent contained today
- November 01, 2017

Both are in Sonoma and Napa counties. The fires have burned more than 110,000 acres and killed 23 people. The Nuns Fire, comprised of six fires in both counties, has burned 56,556 acres since October 8, according to Cal Fire. Fire officials in the last few days have reported one percent containment improvements on the march to having the massive fire zones fully encircled with hard, cold fire lines. (more...)
HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) Touches a New 52-Week High HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) Touches a New 52-Week High
- November 01, 2017

Over the past twelve months, HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC)'s stock was 12.67%. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 2.39% which for the week stands at 2.26%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 27.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that HollyFrontier Corporation will post $1.73 earnings per share for the current year. (more...)
IBM releases Cloud Private platform to create cloud native environment
- November 01, 2017

Customers will be able to pay for Cloud Private's enterprise edition in two ways: the first is a traditional license for the software plus an ongoing service contract, similar to other enterprise software products. "With IBM Cloud Private, customer can taking advantage of the control and security of their on-premises system with the freedom to connect or move resources to public Clouds in the future", said Vikas Arora, Country Manager, Cloud Business, IBM India and South Asia, in a statement. (more...)
Karbonn K9 Smart Selfie launched: Price, specs and more
- November 01, 2017

Just a week ago, Karbonn launched its Titanium Jumbo smartphone at a MOP (market operating price) will be Rs 6,490. It has slightly better specifications as compared to the K9 Smart Selfie. The memory can be further expanded up to 32GB via micro SD card. There is also an inbuilt photo and video editor on the device. In terms of connectivity, this dual-SIM smartphone offers 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, FM Radio, a 3.5mm audio jack and a microUSB 2.0 port ... (more...)
Apple makes it easier to change your registered email
- November 01, 2017

Now, if you check out Apple's "Change your Apple ID" support page, you'll notice a change in the "third-party email address" section. "For a long time if you had an Apple ID that used a 3rd party email address as your Apple ID you were unable to change it to an Apple email address... (more...)
ACLU sues government for detaining 10-year-old girl
- November 01, 2017

Hernandez suffers from cerebral palsy and last week border patrol agents detained her after emergency gallbladder surgery. Hernandez was then separated from her family and placed under custody of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement, which keeps undocumented immigrant minors in custody after they are caught by immigration authorities. (more...)
23 'eyes' & panoramic 3D images: Meet NASA's Mars 2020 Rover 23 'eyes' & panoramic 3D images: Meet NASA's Mars 2020 Rover
- November 01, 2017

Namely, the 2020 Mars rover will have 23 different cameras. "Each successive mission is able to utilise these improvements, with better performance and lower cost", Maki said. CacheCam will watch as rock samples are deposited into the rover body. The ones on the Curiosity were created to be engineering cameras, each of them capable of 1 megapixel black and white images only. (more...)
Electronic Arts reports Q2 FY18 financial results Electronic Arts reports Q2 FY18 financial results
- November 01, 2017

More than 50% of Madden NFL 18 players engaged in the "Longshot" story mode through Q2 and Madden Ultimate Team players are up 25% year-over-year. FIFA Mobile unique player base grew to more than 113 million. EA is being conservative heading into the Christmas period as the publisher is forecast to be under its earnings estimate for the next quarter. The same period from past year had $0.53 in EPS and $1.1 billion in revenue. (more...)
Audi Brings 600-HP TT Clubsport Concept to SEMA
- November 01, 2017

The 2017 SEMA show in Las Vegas is here and with it has come a number of exciting new concepts and performance parts from dozens of automakers-though none quite as titillating as the new TT Clubsport concept Audi brought. While the TT Clubsport may just be a concept, the German vehicle maker will offer its range of Sport Performance Parts to buyers in the near future, many of which can be seen on the Clubsport concept. (more...)
OnePlus 5T will have better cameras, sample portrait shown off OnePlus 5T will have better cameras, sample portrait shown off
- November 01, 2017

Our first guess is the OnePlus 5T and then master leakster Evan Blass (@evleaks) shared an image of what seems to be the OnePlus 5T . OnePlus is expected to launch its new smartphone in the coming weeks, which is believed to be the OnePlus 5T . (more...)
Nintendo releasing Zelda: Ocarina of Time-themed 2DS for Black Friday Nintendo releasing Zelda: Ocarina of Time-themed 2DS for Black Friday
- November 01, 2017

Nintendo has revealed a number of both hardware and software bundles available to players this Black Friday with a Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 2DS bundle headlining the offerings. Nintendo now has two other 2DS bundles on offer, a red and white unit that comes with New Super Mario Bros. A Nintendo Switch Pro Controller themed around Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be available for $99.99. (more...)
Coolpad Cool Play 6C With Dual Selfie Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications Coolpad Cool Play 6C With Dual Selfie Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications
- November 01, 2017

The Cool Play 6C comes with dual selfie cameras which is being touted as the smartphone's biggest USP. The new Coolpad Cool Play 6C has a single 13-megapixel rear camera that has some great features like Autofocus, an all-new Face Beauty mode, HDR and Face Detection, besides some other features like Touch focus, a Low Light Mode, a splendid Gesture Shot feature, besides Smile detection, as well as Voice Capture. (more...)
Numeric Investors LLC Acquires 21100 Shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO)
- November 01, 2017

It has underperformed by 1.13% the S&P500. Artemis Investment Management LLP bought 546 shares in quarter ending 09/30/2017 increasing its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) by 0.6%. Therefore 88% are positive. Thermo Fisher Scientific had a net margin of 11.73% and a return on equity of 15.94%. Robert W. Baird initiated the shares of FUL in report on Thursday, September 14 with "Hold" rating. (more...)
Vodafone debuts £1 PAYG cap and app-specific data bundles Vodafone debuts £1 PAYG cap and app-specific data bundles
- November 01, 2017

So you won't be able to spend more than you intended. Nevertheless we can see the pricing mounting up once you add in the cost of your normal Pay Monthly plan, but it will make sense to some users. Calls cost 20p a minute and texts are 20p each, while data usage will cost you 20p per 5MB. With Vodafone Passes , they can keep in touch, keep tuned in and keep watching without having to keep an eye on their data meter. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus hands-on images leaked confirming 18:9 display Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus hands-on images leaked confirming 18:9 display
- November 01, 2017

At the top of the display will be the speaker grilles and front camera. Instead, the device is expected to come with on-screen buttons. Just below the camera setup, there lies the circular fingerprint scanner. This yet again indicates at thin bezels. In terms of hardware, the rumour mill is still uncertain - while some leaks point at Snapdragon 625, others suggest a Snapdragon 450 processor. (more...)
Signal desktop app launched Signal desktop app launched
- November 01, 2017

And don't fret if you've already been using the Chrome app: you can import your data into the dedicated program to carry on with business as usual. Signal Desktop, as the apps are now named, are not universally available. For the app to work on Windows Desktop, users would need to scan a QR code and link the Desktop app with a Signal account, which can be created via mobile only. (more...)
Google's India cloud region goes live in Mumbai Google's India cloud region goes live in Mumbai
- November 01, 2017

The company on Wednesday announced the opening of its Google Cloud Platform region in Mumbai . The physical expansion of Google's public cloud platform continued today, as the company announced the launch of its new Mumbai region. Atlanta, Mumbai , Munich, and Montreal join the other 35 locations. Google's been fleshing out this strategy with its recent deal with Cisco, which means that customers will be able to move applications between Cisco's data centres and the Google Cloud ... (more...)
Apple releases iOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1 and more Apple releases iOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1 and more
- November 01, 2017

The update also brings the fix for Krack Wi-Fi hack vulnerability. Apple has updated the built-in keyboard with iOS 11 .1 update which now offers multiple emoji symbols while using an emoji-related word. It fixes an issue that showed cleared mail notifications on lock screen. This is the first major update the Apple has made after the launch of iOS 11 at Apple September event . (more...)
The VelociRaptor 6x6 is a six-wheeled $300000 off-road beast The VelociRaptor 6x6 is a six-wheeled $300000 off-road beast
- November 01, 2017

It's called the VelociRaptor 6x6 and is the what happens when the VelociRaptor 6x6 "concept" from a few years ago becomes reality. The Hennessey VelociRaptor 6x6 package is highlighted by the outrageous chassis upftting, adding a longer bed and an extra rear axle. (more...)
New Report Inspects Facial Recognition Market Segmentation Application, Technology & Market Analysis Research New Report Inspects Facial Recognition Market Segmentation Application, Technology & Market Analysis Research
- November 01, 2017

Medical device coatings help to increase the overall utility of medical devices. The report also throws light on the marketing strategy used for the study. Medical device coatings help in reducing the friction between medical devices and tissues, provide surface coverage, wetting, uniform adhesion, wear-resistance and coating homogeneity. (more...)
Metal Gear Solid 5 PS4 Pro Patch Releases Today Metal Gear Solid 5 PS4 Pro Patch Releases Today
- November 01, 2017

Even if you have a 1080p screen, you'll still enjoy the improved performance thanks to today's patch. Those with Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience, which comes with MGS V: Ground Zeroes , will also benefit from the performance improvements in the prequel. (more...)
Megalith Brings Hero Shooter Genre To PSVR Megalith Brings Hero Shooter Genre To PSVR
- November 01, 2017

According to the official PlayStation Twitter , Megalith lets you "control a titan and become a god". Two games, Dead Hungry and Stifled , were recently confirmed to be coming to PlayStation VR on Halloween, both of them flawless VR titles to play during the spooky holiday. (more...)
Zuma is no tax dodger: Presidency Zuma is no tax dodger: Presidency
- November 01, 2017

South Africa's Presidency on Monday denied that President Jacob Zuma had failed to submit his tax returns for a number of years, saying all his tax payments were in order.Allegations contained in " The President's Keepers ", a book written by author Jacques Pauw, claimed that Zuma failed to submit his tax returns in the first four years of his presidency which began in 2009. (more...)
Boy part of champion double dutch team killed by auto in hit-and-run Boy part of champion double dutch team killed by auto in hit-and-run
- November 01, 2017

Although the boy was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center, he died the next day. The 60-year-old man who struck the little boy kept driving after the incident because he allegedly thought he hit a book-bag, not a person. They are not characterizing the incident as a hit-and-run, and no charges have yet been filed. $4,105 of the $20,000 goal has been raised as of this morning, with 100 percent of the money going "directly to his family". (more...)
SNES Classic hits 2 million sales, production will continue
- November 01, 2017

Coming hot on the heels of the extremely quick selling NES Classic, the SNES Classic has already sold 2 million units, according to Nintendo earlier today . Splatoon 2 and 1-2 Switch have also done well, selling 3.61 and 1.37 million copies respectively. It shows the power of Nintendo's IP, and Mario specifically, and the company is right about the game being well received. (more...)
Nokia 2 vs Xiaomi Redmi 4A: Which is the best budget smartphone?
- November 01, 2017

The other option is Xiaomi Redmi 4 which is also available at Rs 6,999. Xiaomi has firmly placed its feet in the budget segment making it hard for a lot of other brands to win against the Chinese smartphone company. Furthermore, it has 2GB, 3GB or 4GB of RAM and comes with 16GB, 32GB or 64GB storage respectively, each slightly more expensive than the last. Also, stock Android versus Xiaomi's MIUI that is restricted in many ways. (more...)
A Technical Strategy for Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- November 01, 2017

It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Therefore 13% are positive. Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. On September 22 PiperJaffray made no change to the company rating of "Overweight" but moved up the price target from $150.00 to $196.00. (more...)
Deutsche Bank Keeps Rating And Lowers Price Target On Edwards Lifesciences Corporatio
- November 01, 2017

The following firms have recently changed their position in EW. Edwards Lifesciences Corp now has $21.59 billion valuation. Veritable L.P. now owns 7,430 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $741,000 after buying an additional 250 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
The TheStreet Downgrade Sonus Networks Inc. (SONS) to Sell
- November 01, 2017

However the company's price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 3.97. KBC Group NV now owns 67,142 shares of the communications equipment provider's stock worth $442,000 after buying an additional 2,085 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Jeep Wrangler Named Hottest 4x4 of 2017 SEMA Show
- November 01, 2017

For the eighth consecutive year, the Jeep Wrangler has been named the Hottest 4×4-SUV at the Specialty Equipment Market Association ( SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. A first-time offering-a foldable tailgate table to create utility space and more storage. Owners can also get mesh or solid bikini tops to lend ultraviolet protection when the removable hardtop is off, while screen protectors can block debris from the Wrangler's 7- or 8.4-inch dashboard displays. (more...)