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Apple investors want action over iPhone 'addiction' among children Apple investors want action over iPhone 'addiction' among children
- January 10, 2018

They said they own about US$2 billion of Apple stock. Apple said it regularly considers how the iPhone and its other products affect the people who use them. An Apple spokesman declined to comment on the letter, which was reported earlier by the Wall Street Journal . The investor, the Journal said, is planning to raise billions of dollars to launch a new fund, Jana Impact Capital, to invest in companies that should be "better corporate citizens". (more...)
$1.00 EPS Expected for Viacom, Inc. (VIAB); Bokf Boosted Wal (WMT) Holding
- January 10, 2018

In the last ninety days, insiders sold 12,419,588 shares of company stock valued at $1,207,333,538. About 1.77M shares traded. Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT ) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 17th. (NYSE:WMT) for 115,642 shares. A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Bokf decreased Oge Energy Corp (NYSE:OGE) stake by 102,185 shares to 71,885 valued at $2.59 million in 2017Q3. (more...)
Huawei Mate 10 Pro flagship Android smartphone finally coming to USA Huawei Mate 10 Pro flagship Android smartphone finally coming to USA
- January 10, 2018

What's a poor smartphone maker to do when its latest grand plans for U.S. distribution fall through? The roundtable came with news that Huawei's Mate 10 Pro phone will be sold for $779 in the United States unlocked through online retailers, the same plan the global No. (more...)
Kids are overusing iPhones, warn two Apple investors Kids are overusing iPhones, warn two Apple investors
- January 10, 2018

They also want the Cupertino, Calif., company to study the effects of heavy usage on mental health . The letter says that Apple's business model is "not predicated on excessive use of the products", essentially saying that Apple's financial business is not damaged by adding these restrictions. (more...)
(MSFT) is Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.'s 5th Largest Position (MSFT) is Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.'s 5th Largest Position
- January 10, 2018

Portfolio Solutions Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $680.58B market cap company. As per Wednesday, June 28, the company rating was maintained by Bernstein. On Tuesday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by SEB Equity Research with "Sell". (more...)
Samsung profit guidance disappoints, memory outlook cloudy Samsung profit guidance disappoints, memory outlook cloudy
- January 10, 2018

Financial market experts in South Korea feel the failure to reach targets is due jointly to end-of-year bonuses paid to Samsung Electronics Co. employees, in turn causing profits to drop, and the fact that the South Korean Won has been surging electrically as of recent. (more...)
'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' security exploits affect multiple CPUs 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' security exploits affect multiple CPUs
- January 10, 2018

Processors try to break requests into multiple tasks they can deal with separately to gain any amount of speed improvement where they can, even on a small scale. Apple released mitigations for Meltdown in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2. watchOS did not require mitigation. APPLE, Google and Microsoft are scrambling to fix a major security bug that could leave your passwords and private information exposed to hackers . (more...)
Omar wants CM's statement over civilian killing, leads walk-out Omar wants CM's statement over civilian killing, leads walk-out
- January 10, 2018

But did you for once think that as to how many Burhan Wanis you have given birth to in these one-and-a-half years? Omar also asked the government not to project the killing of over 200 militants in 2017 as a success as "it is a "certificate of failure", as more youth have joined militancy during the current dispensation than under NC regime". (more...)
Steel Dynamics (STLD) Lifted to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub
- January 10, 2018

Steve Cohen increased its stake in Steel Dynamics Inc (STLD) by 63.2% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. About 2.24M shares traded. (NYSE:CACI) by 6,354 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 94,739 shares, and cut its stake in Etrade Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt, a Sweden-based fund reported 5,000 shares. (more...)
Mini trots out new 3-door, 5-door, and convertible Mini trots out new 3-door, 5-door, and convertible
- January 10, 2018

The cars all get new light alloy wheels and an expanded range of leather trim, interior surfaces, and color lines. There's also a wireless charging feature for your cell phone and for the first time ever, a MINI logo projection feature projects the new MINI logo onto the ground in front of the driver's side door for 20 seconds, or permanently if the door is left open. (more...)
Game Boy is Coming Back as Ultra Game Boy Game Boy is Coming Back as Ultra Game Boy
- January 10, 2018

Aside from appealing to retro gamers, Hyperkin's Ultra Game Boy is also being customized for chiptune musicians who use the classic console to create modern electronic tunes. With other reissued classic Nintendo products like the NES Classic , the Famicom Mini , and the SNES Classic becoming bestsellers (prompting another reissue of the NES Classic), it was only a matter of time before some iteration of the Game Boy made its way back to our hearts (and hands). (more...)
Samsung DRVLINE autonomous driving platform unveiled at CES 2018 Samsung DRVLINE autonomous driving platform unveiled at CES 2018
- January 10, 2018

Samsung developed the digital cockpit with HARMAN who is now part of Samsung. All this will point to greater ease in driving, and hopefully in the future, fully autonomous driving vehicles. The solution consists of a telematics control unit with a modular design accommodating a network access device (NAD) supporting LTE CAT 16 connectivity today and 5G in the future leveraging the same hardware design. (more...)
Body of one of 32 missing mariners found near tanker Body of one of 32 missing mariners found near tanker
- January 10, 2018

The Sanchi , run by the country's top oil shipping operator, collided with the CF Crystal about 160 nautical miles off the coast near Shanghai and the mouth of the Yangtze River Delta on Saturday evening, the Chinese Ministry of Transportation said in a statement . (more...)
HTC Vive VR Players Will Not The Tied Down For Long
- January 10, 2018

It will work with both the Vive Pro and original Vive. Its dual-OLED displays have been upgraded to 2880 x 1600, that's almost 80 per cent better than the existing Vive HMD. That leaves the US$799 early adopter slot open for a new occupant, and HTC may be indicating its intention with the Vive Pro nomenclature; in November 2016, Sony diversified its PlayStation 4 console line-up by adding an enhanced PlayStation 4 Pro at the console's original price, next to a more affordably priced version of ... (more...)
Garry Ringrose a doubt for Six Nations opening matches Garry Ringrose a doubt for Six Nations opening matches
- January 10, 2018

The centre will definitely miss Leinster's two European games against Glasgow Warriors and Montpellier over the next two weekends, and Leinster have also confirmed he would miss Ireland's opening Six Nations fixtures in February against France and Italy. (more...)
Intel gets its game on with Radeon RX Vega M, VR NUC Intel gets its game on with Radeon RX Vega M, VR NUC
- January 10, 2018

The five new processors are all oriented for laptops and not for desktops. Between the GH and GL graphics, the GH has 24 CU, 1536 stream processors, 1063MHz base clock, 1190MHz boost clock, 204.8GB/s memory bandwidth and 3.7 TFLOPs of performance while the GL has 20 CU, 1280 stream processors, 931MHz base clock, 1011MHz boost clock, 179.2GB/s memory bandwidth and 2.6 TFLOPs of performance. (more...)
LG announces 65-inch OLED TV that rolls up like paper LG announces 65-inch OLED TV that rolls up like paper
- January 10, 2018

A spindle inside the box gradually unfurls the OLED screen, which has a 4K resolution. While the W8 Wallpaper TV might not suit all customers (and comes with a premium price tag), the AI OLED E8 gives us a closer look at LG's "more normal" OLED TVs. (more...)
Sony's 4K HDR TV lineup for 2018 focuses on better picture quality Sony's 4K HDR TV lineup for 2018 focuses on better picture quality
- January 10, 2018

The most discernible difference is the AF8 55in and 65in TVs have a more sensible, square stand that is more likely to fit on most TV racks. The new 4K OLED BRAVIA A8F Series comes equipped with a 4K HDR image processor X1Extreme together with the Sony's Acoustic Surface technology that vibrates the display and enables sound to be output directly from the TV screen, employed in last year's acclaimed A1 Series. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 To Sell For Rs 6800?
- January 10, 2018

With 2018 getting off to an exciting start in the world of gadgets - courtesy CES 2018 , leaks and rumours of flagship phones have started raining heavily. The new QUALCOMM Snapdragon 632 chipset is going to be an underclocked version of Snapdragon 636 chipset. There are also talks that Xiaomi could launch two variants of Redmi Note 5, one with Qualcomm for markets like India and one with a MediaTek processor for China. (more...)
Chip flaw could lead to class action suit vs Intel Chip flaw could lead to class action suit vs Intel
- January 10, 2018

Krzanich disclosed details for the company's new automated driving platform, which combines automotive-grade Intel Atom processors with Mobileye EyeQ5 chips to deliver a platform with industry-leading scalability and versatility for L3 (Level 3) to L5 (Level 5) autonomous driving. (more...)
Kohler's $6000 smart toilet warms your butt, sets mood lighting Kohler's $6000 smart toilet warms your butt, sets mood lighting
- January 10, 2018

Kohler is trying to make them the next big thing. To provide wider accessibility and optimal functionality to its new portfolio of products with KOHLER Konnect , the plumbing brand is offering support in select products for Amazon Alexa , the Google Assistant and Apple HomeKit to bring technology into the bathroom in meaningful ways. (more...)
Weinstein sued for alleged scheme Weinstein sued for alleged scheme
- January 10, 2018

Weinstein has "unequivocally denied" all claims, including de la Huerta's allegations that he raped her twice in 2010. Attorney Aaron Filler, who formerly represented de la Huerta, filed the lawsuit on Friday in Los Angeles against Weinstein, his company and attorney Michael Rubin. (more...)
Mazda CX-8 Diesel confirmed for Australia Mazda CX-8 Diesel confirmed for Australia
- January 10, 2018

According to Mazda Australia managing director Vinesh Bhindi, the decision to import the CX-8 was inspired by local demand for similar models. It will join Mazda's SUV line-up, which also includes the Mazda CX-5 - Australia's most popular SUV past year - and the smaller CX-3. (more...)
Former football coach Barry Bennell pleads guilty to child sex offences Former football coach Barry Bennell pleads guilty to child sex offences
- January 10, 2018

These include assaults on two youth footballers in the changing rooms at Crewe Alexandra's ground, a jury at Liverpool Crown Court heard. Bennell's crimes first came to light in 1994, when police charged him with sexually abusing a 13-year-old British boy while on a tour to Florida, in the US. (more...)
Yogi, Siddaramaiah trade barbs on Twitter ahead of Karnataka polls Yogi, Siddaramaiah trade barbs on Twitter ahead of Karnataka polls
- January 10, 2018

The Congress governmentm as soon as it came to power, repealed that law. He added, " Hindutva is a method of living". Hindutva does not advocate eating beef. "Karnataka is lagging at a time when the country is witnessing development after Narendra Modi became prime minister", Adityanath said. Requesting the chief minister to maintain a cordial relationship with the neighbouring states and get the water disputes resolved, Yeddyurappa said that the Mahadaayi water disputes problem is the ... (more...)