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Star Wars Battlefront II Gets A New Patch Star Wars Battlefront II Gets A New Patch
- January 06, 2018

Lobby functionality has been improved. "Absolutely awesome that old games are getting attention", one fan commented on the update. In the case of Battlefront 2 , the Disney spokesperson said that GOG Galaxy is handling the back end for the game's online play, including the development of patches. (more...)
MA Acquires New Stake in KLA-Tencor Corp (KLAC)
- January 06, 2018

It has underperformed by 81.59% the S&P500. First Merchants Corp decreased its stake in Carnival Corp Com (CCL) by 23.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. On Friday, August 4 the insider Kirloskar Virendra A sold $562,269. Goldman Sachs Group lowered KLA-Tencor from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and cut their target price for the stock from $108.00 to $97.00 in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. (more...)
Monster Hunter World PC Release Planned for Fall 2018
- January 06, 2018

Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto took to the Twitterverse to make the announcement and has promised that the team is hard at work on the PC version of MHW. Console players who pick up Monster Hunter: World will also receive free updates like new monsters to hunt as part of the game's post-launch roadmap. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A8+ India launch soon, to be available on Amazon Samsung Galaxy A8+ India launch soon, to be available on Amazon
- January 06, 2018

If you're interested, you can head to Amazon India from the link below to be notified when the phone launches in the country. As of now there are no official words on the price of the Galaxy A8+, however chances are that in India the smartphone may be priced around Rs 40,000. (more...)
Here Is Fox's New Channel Name After The Disney Acquisition Here Is Fox's New Channel Name After The Disney Acquisition
- January 06, 2018

Last month's announcement that The Walt Disney Company is buying out Fox brought with it a lot of questions. In the wake of the mega-merger, there's been all kind of speculation over whether necessity will force the leaner, meaner, new version of Fox TV to transition away from the edgy scripted shows that made it great. (more...)
Intel bug affecting Apple and Microsoft PCs, spreads to Android devices Intel bug affecting Apple and Microsoft PCs, spreads to Android devices
- January 06, 2018

Recent news has indicated that Intel CPUs made in the past decade come with a severe design flaw that could compromise the security of protected kernel areas. Intel may do so next week, according to one report. To address and patch these exploits, Intel has already started rolling out firmware and software updates . (more...)
Israel tells illegal Africans to leave before April or face jail Israel tells illegal Africans to leave before April or face jail
- January 06, 2018

Israel on Wednesday began implementing a plan to force tens of thousands of African migrants out of the country by April, threatening to arrest those who stay. The Israeli government said the refugees' return would be humane and "voluntary". "They are given no rights and have no status". Moreover, the human rights activists claim that Israel is deliberately preventing Africans from applying for asylum, and then stating that since they did not submit their requests, they will expel them. (more...)
Microsoft Releases Meltdown and Spectre Patch for Surface Devices
- January 06, 2018

This includes ARM, AMD, and Intel processors and systems. Only a "small number" of products conflict with the patch, the company said, though it did not name names. Applying operating system updates and dealing with antivirus compatibility issues are only half the solution. Today, Microsoft is releasing a new UEFI update for its Surface line of devices to protect users against Meltdown and Spectre . (more...)
(WAT) Director Joann A. Reed Sells 1386 Shares
- January 06, 2018

Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0.07% stake. The business's revenue was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Waters Co . Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors Lc invested 0% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Nippon Life Insur Company reported 0.02% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). (more...)
CPUs Vulnerable to Spectre and Meltdown
- January 06, 2018

Why are web browsers vulnerable to Spectre? This means an attacker could obtain passwords, encyption keys or steal information from other applications. "The remaining ones will be completed in the next several hours, with associated instance maintenance notifications", AWS said . "We will keep customers apprised of additional information". (more...)
Analysts See $0.60 EPS for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)
- January 06, 2018

It is down 0.00% since January 5, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 5.20% the S&P500. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited's Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $0.56, according to consensus of 1 analysts. (more...)
The Hype Behind Range Resources Corporation (RRC), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)
- January 06, 2018

About 8.51 million shares traded or 30.98% up from the average. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Range Resources Corporation (NYSE: RRC ) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at -0.47 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 7.01 and sector's optimum level is 35.23. (more...)
Raymond James Trust NA Cuts Holdings in Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- January 06, 2018

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Train Babcock Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 5.89% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
What Are Analysts Report About Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. (UCTT)
- January 06, 2018

Ryan now anticipates that the semiconductor company will post earnings per share of $2.57 for the year, up from their prior estimate of $2.50. The stock decreased 1.17% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $81.82. Glg Limited Liability Corporation owns 114,000 shares. (NASDAQ: UCTT ). Bank & Trust Of New York Mellon has invested 0% in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc . (more...)
Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- January 06, 2018

The stock decreased 1.55% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $12.7. About 109.50M shares traded or 106.65% up from the average. It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $11.29 billion company. (more...)
SUVs and Crossovers Saved 2017 for Automakers in the US
- January 06, 2018

The largest USA automaker said its dealer inventories at the end of 2017 were about 752,554 units, down 90,000 from a year ago, or about 63 days' supply. The GM plant in Oshawa is being repurposed to start producing GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverdo trucks starting this month. Meanwhile, as the Canadian government continues to look at ways to increase electric-vehicle adoption, GM's electric vehicles account for a small portion of its overall sales. (more...)
Soon, you can share Instagram Stories as WhatsApp Status Soon, you can share Instagram Stories as WhatsApp Status
- January 06, 2018

Facebook-owned popular image and video sharing platform, Instagram might soon allow users to post their Instagram "Stories" directly to WhatsApp (also owned by Facebook ) as their 'Status'. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that both Instagram Stories and WhatsApp Status have around 300 million daily active users now and the number is only on the rise. (more...)
Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact McKesson (MCK) Share Price
- January 06, 2018

About 3.81 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 32.15% the S&P500. The stock of Genesco Inc. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $130.98. 2,808 are owned by Amica Retiree. Cls Invs Ltd Llc invested 0.53% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Among 21 analysts covering McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. (more...)
Samsung teams up with Verizon on 5G Samsung teams up with Verizon on 5G
- January 06, 2018

Verizon and Samsung had partnered in 5G trials early previous year in seven markets around the USA, and test results have confirmed that environmental factors like rain and snow have not interrupted broadband service over the mmWave spectrum. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest Selling Home Console in the US Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest Selling Home Console in the US
- January 06, 2018

Not only did we get two of the finest entries in their respective franchises with Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey , but pitch-perfect sequels like Splatoon 2 and Xenoblade Chronicles 2 managed to ensnare far wider audiences that were available on the doomed Wii U. (more...)
Microsoft signs agreement to acquire Avere Systems Microsoft signs agreement to acquire Avere Systems
- January 06, 2018

While Avere has worked closely with AWS and taken financing from Google, the Microsoft deal brings the technology into the Azure orbit. Avere's user base spans manufacturing, media and entertainment, life sciences, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, and financial services. (more...)
Are Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) Shares Headed North? Bank of America Issues Upgrade
- January 06, 2018

The stock increased 1.38% or $2.75 during the last trading session, reaching $202. The stock was sold at an average price of $82.82, for a total value of $1,325,120.00. The stock of Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 21 by Jefferies. Needham maintained Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) on Wednesday, December 16 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Guggenheim Capital LLC Increases Stake in Discover Financial Services (DFS)
- January 06, 2018

Lingohr & Partner Asset Mngmt Gmbh holds 5,100 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:MRK) for 7,266 shares. Ntv Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation owns 21,263 shares or 0.39% of their U.S. portfolio. Greylin Invest Mangement stated it has 251,710 shares or 3.69% of all its holdings. (more...)
God Of War Will Tackle Egyptian And Mayan Mythologies God Of War Will Tackle Egyptian And Mayan Mythologies
- January 06, 2018

According to a new interview with Sony Santa Monica Director Cory Barlog, this might not be the last time God of War jumps between ancient civilizations. Barlog further added that God of War franchise needs to be bigger than what it is right now, he pointed towards the level of Assassin's Creed in terms of popularity. (more...)
Nintendo Will Unbundle Neon Pink and Green Joy-Cons Nintendo Will Unbundle Neon Pink and Green Joy-Cons
- January 06, 2018

Will you be picking up these Joy-Con? Nintendo of America has taken to Twitter to announce that us yanks will be getting the super awesome Joy-Con bundle at the end of the month. Back in August, Nintendo unveiled a Splatoon 2-themed Switch bundle , which holds the distinction of being the first special edition bundle released in the United States. (more...)