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Alphabet reports Q4 2017 revenue of $32.3 billion, but missing expectations [Livestream] Alphabet reports Q4 2017 revenue of $32.3 billion, but missing expectations [Livestream]
- February 02, 2018

Alphabet Inc. ( NASDAQ: GOOGL ) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results after markets closed Thursday. Analysts were estimating EPS of $9.98 on revenues of $31.87 billion. Google's Cloud business now generates over $1 billion per quarter, said CEO Sundar Pichai during the investors' call. The results reassured investors that Amazon's spending on its initiatives poses no threat of distractions from its main businesses. (more...)
JJ Abrams working on sci-fi series 'Demimonde' for HBO JJ Abrams working on sci-fi series 'Demimonde' for HBO
- February 02, 2018

Demimonde is described as a series about a scientist mom, her husband and daughter who are in a vehicle crash, leaving her in a coma. Eventually her father follows her there. HBO is already home to Bad Robot's Westworld and the upcoming Lovecraft Country . Abrams has become one of the most influential and successful names in the TV industry for the past few decades, and it looks like HBO is betting on " Demimonde " only continuing that trend. (more...)
Nokia Quarterly Profits Better Than Expected as Company Posted Sales on Thursday Nokia Quarterly Profits Better Than Expected as Company Posted Sales on Thursday
- February 02, 2018

Though that figure was boosted by a one-off patent payment of €220mn from Huawei , there was a 2% net sales growth in Networks and a huge 79% year-on-year net sales increase in Technologies, the division which focusses on advanced tech in both consumer and business sectors. (more...)
'Pink Lifeless Redemption 2' pushed again to fall 'Pink Lifeless Redemption 2' pushed again to fall
- February 02, 2018

We are excited to announce that Red Dead Redemption 2 will be released on October 26th 2018 . Was Red Dead 2 always going to be a struggle? The authors apologized to fans and called good reason for the delay - they need time to bring the action to mind. (more...)
Office 2019 will be for Windows 10 users only Office 2019 will be for Windows 10 users only
- February 02, 2018

The desktop Windows version market share in India as of January 2018 for Windows 7 is 54.46 percent, followed by Windows 10 at 28.22 percent, Windows 8.1 at 10.54 percent, Windows XP at 3.6 percent, Windows 8 at 2.95 percent, and lastly Windows Vista at 0.18 percent. (more...)
The iPhone is going to get even more expensive in India The iPhone is going to get even more expensive in India
- February 01, 2018

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)'s stock had its "buy" rating restated by analysts at Bank of America in a report issued on Tuesday. Wall Street analysts on average expect the Q4 iPhone ASP to be above $800. Ltd.'s holdings in Apple were worth $7,107,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The two quarters' results are closely intertwined. Counterpoint Research said Wednesday (via Apple Insider ) that Apple sold a record 22.4 million iPhones in the USA during the December quarter of 2017. (more...)
Union Budget 2018: Health, wealth and happiness with a pinch of salt Union Budget 2018: Health, wealth and happiness with a pinch of salt
- February 01, 2018

He said one lakh gram panchayat had been connected through high-speed optical fiber network under phase I of the Bharatnet project, which has enabled broadband access to over 20 crore rural Indians in about 2.5 lakh villages. The government expects to spend 1.38 trillion rupees in these areas, up from the 1.22 trillion rupees estimated for 2017-18. Air travel: The regional connectivity scheme of UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) plans to connect 56 unserved airports and 31 unserved helipads ... (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (BIT:F) PT Set at €15.00 by UBS Group Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (BIT:F) PT Set at €15.00 by UBS Group
- February 01, 2018

Here we identified the overbought or oversold stock through the reading of relative strength index (RSI). Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) stock price tumbled -1.41% to close at $24.46 during recent trade. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $19.00 target price on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in a research report on Monday, October 16th. (more...)
Monster Hunter World 1.03 Update Stomps Out, Here's the Patch Notes Monster Hunter World 1.03 Update Stomps Out, Here's the Patch Notes
- February 01, 2018

The update also addresses several bugs related to research points, bounties and Hunting Horns. Xbox One players also get the same update, though the version will be called 1.0.0.8. As for those Hunting Horn issues, the patch fixes the inability to dodge-cancel when playing an Encore and instances in which the initial shockwave blast when playing a song wouldn't occur. (more...)
Zara slammed for cultural appropriation: Selling a 'lungi/ dhoti' for £69.99 Zara slammed for cultural appropriation: Selling a 'lungi/ dhoti' for £69.99
- February 01, 2018

Due to a hot and humid temperature in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and other Middle Eastern countries, men (and women) prefer to wear lungi by ditching usual jeans/pant and enjoy the air ventilation that is provided round the clock. It is made of polyester and viscose and, unlike its inspiration, is dry-clean only. The cost of Zara's "check mini-skirt" has surprised many as its lookalike in India typically costs around 100 rupees. (more...)
Google completes HTC $1.1b deal for Pixel phone team Google completes HTC $1.1b deal for Pixel phone team
- February 01, 2018

Aside from the added manpower and hardware expertise, the Pixel company is also getting a non-exclusive license for the intellectual properties that HTC now owns. The company will also be opening an Artificial Intelligence (AI) lab in Beijing and a company base in Shenzhen. Google officially closed its $1.1billion (R13.12bn) deal with HTC Corporation, adding more than 2000 smartphone specialists in Taiwan to help chase Apple in the cut-throat premium handset market. (more...)
Sick Logan Paul Xbox One game found on Xbox Store for free Sick Logan Paul Xbox One game found on Xbox Store for free
- February 01, 2018

In the clip Paul posted, the audience appears to see the body of an apparent suicide victim hanging from a tree. Paul apologised for the video , saying he did not expect to be forgiven. In that new vlog, Paul explains how he had spent the past three weeks meeting with those who have struggled with depression and trying "to understand the complexities of suicide". (more...)
Bernstein Reaffirms Outperform Rating for Electronic Arts (EA) Bernstein Reaffirms Outperform Rating for Electronic Arts (EA)
- February 01, 2018

The stock decreased 2.19% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $15.66. About 14.73 million shares traded or 259.91% up from the average. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Hold". The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Wednesday, February 1 with "Neutral". (more...)
(NYSE:HUN) Shares Sold by Boston Advisors LLC
- February 01, 2018

The rating was maintained by Nomura with "Buy" on Tuesday, May 3. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Monday, July 24 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, December 13, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. Moreover, Maverick Ltd has 0.05% invested in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) for 151,660 shares. Glenmede Trust Communication Na holds 0.16% or 1.33M shares. (more...)
Perfect World to close down Gigantic in July Perfect World to close down Gigantic in July
- February 01, 2018

For those who want to play this action MOBA before the shutdown, Motiga is making all of the heroes free. In the announcement of the shutdown, big developers tried to explain what went wrong, saying enormous "did not resonate with as many players as we'd hoped". (more...)
Psyonix details upcoming Rocket League plans, including graphical modes for Switch Psyonix details upcoming Rocket League plans, including graphical modes for Switch
- February 01, 2018

As of now, according to Digital Foundry , Rocket League's maximum resolution is 720p in either mode, with dynamic resolution taking it as low as 576p. This excludes PlayStation as they are still not showing interest in any cross-platform play with any other consoles for Rocket League . Xbox One X support is now envisioned for late 2018, Psyonix said. (more...)
Over 700000 rogue apps removed from Google Play Store in 2017 Over 700000 rogue apps removed from Google Play Store in 2017
- February 01, 2018

Also, there's probably no way to use Assistant hands-free on Android Go devices as the Play Store description states users can launch the Google Assistant for Android (Go edition ) by tapping on the Assistant app icon or by long-pressing the home button. (more...)
Stocks Movement Analysis: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)
- February 01, 2018

CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS owned 2.24% of The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) worth $1.88 billion at the end of the most recent reporting period. (LOW) stock brought in a -$1.66 drop to $105.18. Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE ) knifed -0.67 percent lower and now trades for $196.9. Natl Asset Management Inc invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER). (more...)
South Africa's Zuma asks prosecutors to drop graft charges South Africa's Zuma asks prosecutors to drop graft charges
- February 01, 2018

The ANC has been discussing whether to tell Zuma, whose presidency has been tainted by corruption allegations, to resign. In October, the Supreme Court ruling lifted the rand currency against the dollar as investors bet that Zuma's removal may be inching closer. (more...)
Nokia 8 Price Dropped in India from Rs 36999 to Rs 28999 Nokia 8 Price Dropped in India from Rs 36999 to Rs 28999
- February 01, 2018

The smartphone was launched in India in September previous year at Rs 36,999. The phone has also reportedly got a price cut of Rs 8,000 and now after the price cut, it is available for Rs 28,999. In terms of optics, the phone sports a 13MP autofocus rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual-tone LED Flash. The phone features a dual rear camera setup that includes two 13-megapixel image sensors - one RGB sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS) and the other with a monochrome sensor. (more...)
QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) To Report Earnings
- February 01, 2018

But it takes a remarkable amount of expertise and knowledge (don't forget common sense) to be investing in these companies and being successful. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $50.57. ( NYSE:COF ), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Apple Inc. had 354 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Shahid Kapoor speaks about Swara Bhaskar's letter on Padmaavat
- February 01, 2018

Shahid , last seen in " Padmaavat ", will next be seen in "Batti Gul Meter Chaalu" and Imtiaz Ali's next. "We will start shooting for it in the next 10 days". Mira said " Padmaavat " is one of Shahid's career-best performances. "I think sometimes Shahid and I really make other people uncomfortable with our PDA but I don't think others bother us, really". (more...)
IOS apps on Mac computers are still likely to appear in 2018 IOS apps on Mac computers are still likely to appear in 2018
- February 01, 2018

The company is looking to address criticisms that it has put new products and features ahead of ensuring quality. If you were excited about this year's major iOS 12 projects, you will have to wait another year because Apple is reportedly delaying the new updates until 2019. (more...)
What Is Tether? Secretive Digital Asset Threatens Cryptocurrency Markets What Is Tether? Secretive Digital Asset Threatens Cryptocurrency Markets
- February 01, 2018

Tether , meanwhile, is the issuer of USDT, a so-called "stablecoin" that is pegged to the USA dollar and fully-backed by actual assets stored in company bank accounts. Receive News & Updates for Tether Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and updates for Tether and related cryptocurrencies with MarketBeat.com's FREE CryptoBeat newsletter . (more...)
Facebook Inc (FB) is Edgestream Partners LP's 4th Largest Position Facebook Inc (FB) is Edgestream Partners LP's 4th Largest Position
- February 01, 2018

The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $36.2. About 19.07M shares traded or 3.59% up from the average. Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ FB ) opened at $190.00 on Monday. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Tuesday, September 19 with "Buy". Facebook, Inc is focused on building products that enable people to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers and other surfaces. (more...)