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KeyCorp Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)
- February 06, 2018

The average volume of the stock is 6,006, indicating how often it is traded, which can ultimately affect volatility. Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B.de C.V. (NASDAQ:ATVI) on Wednesday, September 6 with "Buy" rating. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 41,435 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,636,923.40. (more...)
Safer Internet Day 2018: Tips for parents and teachers Safer Internet Day 2018: Tips for parents and teachers
- February 06, 2018

Parental controls are available on most devices, and can limit what the child does and sees, as well as how much time they can spend online each day. Senior leaders at Digicel will go back to the classroom in schools across the region to spread the word to students about staying safe online, as part of the growing global celebration of Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. (more...)
Seedorf named Deportivo La Coruña boss until end of season Seedorf named Deportivo La Coruña boss until end of season
- February 06, 2018

Clarence Seedorf represented AC Milan and Real Madrid during his playing days. Seedorf has previously coached AC Milan and Chinese side Shenzhen. Depor turned to him after first-choice Martin Lasarte reportedly rejected their offer. "I'm grateful for this opportunity". The former defensive midfielder replaced Cristobal Parralo, who was sacked on Sunday , two days after a 5-0 loss at Real Sociedad extended Deportivo's winless streak to seven matches. (more...)
Strategy Analytics: After Showing Stability, Tablet Market Falls 12% in Q4 2017 Strategy Analytics: After Showing Stability, Tablet Market Falls 12% in Q4 2017
- February 06, 2018

However, Samsung retained its second place in total tablet shipments for 2017, despite losing some market share. "After a concerning downturn in the last quarter of 2016 and first half of 2017, we are elated to see the detachable market maintain another quarter of growth", said Lauren Guenveur , senior research analyst for IDC's Devices and Displays team. (more...)
Q4 2017 Smartphone Shipments Decline 9% From Q4 2016 Q4 2017 Smartphone Shipments Decline 9% From Q4 2016
- February 06, 2018

The research firm said that a general slowdown in the market was due to Chinese smartphone companies making only minor upgrades to new products, which weren't enough to incite new purchases. The Mate series and the Honor sub-brand continue to be crucial for many markets, while the Y series is booming in the low-cost class. AT&T and Verizon recently cut plans to bring Huawei flagships to the USA, the report said. (more...)
Is Samsung Galaxy S9's 'Intelligent Scan' a Face ID Killer? Is Samsung Galaxy S9's 'Intelligent Scan' a Face ID Killer?
- February 06, 2018

Except for some Chinese OEMs like OnePlus and Xiaomi who offer best value for budget smartphones. Look closely at the image and you'll see that just one of all of the cases in the image is for the Galaxy S9 . SAMSUNG could significantly increase the price of its upcoming Galaxy S9 smartphone. The good news is that GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives told The Sun that although a price rise is expect, Samsung probably won't break the £1,000 barrier with the Galaxy S9 . (more...)
Sony to launch Gold Wireless Headset Sony to launch Gold Wireless Headset
- February 06, 2018

Originally released in 2014 , this is the first rework they've done of the product under the same name. The headset features high fidelity 7.1 virtual surround sound (for compatible games) and the noise-cancelling microphones are hidden directly in the sides of the ear cups, so you can still chat with friends without an extended mic boom. (more...)
Crash Bandicoot could spin onto the Nintendo Switch Crash Bandicoot could spin onto the Nintendo Switch
- February 06, 2018

It appears as though Activision has a "five-year plan" for the Crash Bandicoot franchise after Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy saw stellar sales. Stay tuned for more! Last year, the N Sane Trilogy represented a massive success, turning to be one of the best selling PS4 exclusives. (more...)
Google's new Android distribution numbers show Nougat finally taking the top spot Google's new Android distribution numbers show Nougat finally taking the top spot
- February 06, 2018

Meanwhile, Android Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich are still kicking in under 1 per cent of total active devices. For instance, the Nougat version first launched on Nexus devices back in August of 2016 while the new Oreo version first launched on the Sony Xperia models of cellular devices. (more...)
Chicago, REO Speedwagon returning to CNY Chicago, REO Speedwagon returning to CNY
- February 06, 2018

The tour includes more than 30 stops, beginning in California and ending in MI. "We all share that Midwest rock "n" roll ethic. We work hard, rock hard and take care of business". Martell 40th Anniversary NY Gala. The multi-platinum selling groups have sold a combined total of 140 million records. Between them, the pair of IL bands were huge on rock radio in the 1970s and "80s". (more...)
Alexa Lost Her Voice But Won Over Viewers In Super Bowl Ad Alexa Lost Her Voice But Won Over Viewers In Super Bowl Ad
- February 06, 2018

Rate Super Bowl ads right now in Ad Age's' first Super Bowl Ad Rank , based on scores from marketing pros-that's you-of entertainment value and effectiveness. Amazon's star-studded commercial, dubbed " Alexa Loses Her Voice", garnered more views on YouTube on Super Bowl Sunday than any other spot during the big game, data from the video streamer on Monday revealed. (more...)
In court clash, Waymo says Uber decided 'to cheat' to get ahead In court clash, Waymo says Uber decided 'to cheat' to get ahead
- February 06, 2018

Anthony Levandowski , the engineer accused of spiriting thousands of proprietary files from Waymo to Uber , also will be called to testify, even though he has remained mostly silent since the case was filed. In his opening statement Charles Verhoven, Waymo's chief lawyer stated "Internal documents indicate that Mr. Kalanick wanted to find 'cheat codes.' In their own words, in these documents ..." Uber past year confirmed that it fired Levandowski just ahead of a date set by a judge ... (more...)
Tata Motors back in black as sales rise Tata Motors back in black as sales rise
- February 06, 2018

Shah said, "While JLR's product launch cycle is well placed, adverse industry development (weakening demand in US/EU/UK) is likely to exert pressure on margins", highlighting that there exist risks of further increase in variable marketing spend (not in our base case). (more...)
HP thrusts itself into VR development with new workstation and headset HP thrusts itself into VR development with new workstation and headset
- February 06, 2018

The headset also includes cabling in a variety of lengths so that you can neaten up your VR or mixed reality experience. HP says that the new chip options are aimed at VR development, game development, education, rendering, animation, and software development. (more...)
HTC U12 with 5G support previewed in Taiwan HTC U12 with 5G support previewed in Taiwan
- February 06, 2018

Looking at the specs, we expect the phone to be priced below Rs 10,000 but for it to compete in the markets like India, HTC must price it less than Rs 7,000 as now Xiaomi offering phones with similar specs for as low as Rs 4,999 (Redmi 5A). (more...)
About the Flash zero-day now exploited in the wild About the Flash zero-day now exploited in the wild
- February 06, 2018

If successful, hackers can use the vulnerability to gain full control of a computer, researchers warned . However, it is the first time that the tool utilized a zero-day vulnerability. The researcher didn't respond to questions seeking more details. Adobe will release a patched version of the Flash Player on February 5. While the number of in-the-wild attacks exploiting Flash zerodays has dropped significantly over the past year or two, the risk posed by the Adobe media player remains ... (more...)
TVS NTORQ launched at Rs 58750 TVS NTORQ launched at Rs 58750
- February 06, 2018

The TVS Motor Company has given 124.8cc single cylinder, 4-stroke, 3-valve, air-cooled SOHC engine with a new CVTi-REVV technology in its brand new scooter ENtorq 125. The scooter gets wider 110x80x12 tubeless tyres along with telescopic suspension and least turning radius to facilitate travel across all kinds of terrains. (more...)
Nissan 370Zki revealed in Chicago Snowmobile with an open-top twist Nissan 370Zki revealed in Chicago Snowmobile with an open-top twist
- February 06, 2018

It's a one-off 370Z Roadster that has traded its tires for two front skis and two rear snow tracks . Nissan is showing off a couple cool custom vehicles that will make their debuts at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. The factory brakes were retained but the brake lines had to be rerouted and the exhaust system was modified to fit under the vehicle. The team also enlarged the rear wheel wells to allow enough clearance of the four-foot-long snow tracks. (more...)
Facebook shares seen in the red, Zuckerberg marks platform's 14th birthday Facebook shares seen in the red, Zuckerberg marks platform's 14th birthday
- February 06, 2018

The company has been embroiled in a number of scandals involving fake news, filter bubbles and foreign meddling in the USA election. Zuckerberg also revealed that the two-question survey Facebook created to help it judge the veracity of news is not the first time it's surveyed readers to rank content. (more...)
Sensex ends 839 points lower; Nifty settles at 10760-mark Sensex ends 839 points lower; Nifty settles at 10760-mark
- February 05, 2018

In India, market sentiments are impacted by the United States job market, LTCG tax on equity over Rs 1 lakh in India and RBI repo rate revision. 1,084 stocks closed higher compared with 1,687 stocks falling on BSE. Market jitters spread after the United States stock market had its worst day in two years on Friday, fueled by worries about inflation and rising Treasury yields. (more...)
Keep your day job, Tom Brady Keep your day job, Tom Brady
- February 05, 2018

But they played with the same freedom that took care of Minnesota in the NFC Championship game two weeks ago and looked at home on the biggest of stages. Mills getting nailed with a holding call on third-and-six at the New England 14. If he remains with the Eagles next season, he will likely revert to being a back-up. (more...)
Growing number of iPhone X users unable to accept calls, Apple investigating Growing number of iPhone X users unable to accept calls, Apple investigating
- February 05, 2018

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Apple Music set to overtake Spotify in USA subscribers, WSJ says Apple Music set to overtake Spotify in USA subscribers, WSJ says
- February 05, 2018

The sources add that Apple Music already has a slight edge on Spotify in the USA when people who are on free trials are taken into account. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, February 4, that Apple Music appears to be gaining on Spotify in terms of growth in the US. (more...)
Xiaomi Expected to Launch the Redmi 5 in India on February 14th Xiaomi Expected to Launch the Redmi 5 in India on February 14th
- February 05, 2018

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has already been certified by 3C in China, according to a report in MyDrivers . We expect the Redmi Note 5 to launch at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in late February. As per the concept video, the device will sport a 5.99-inch display along with a 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The Redmi Note 4 is the most popular budget smartphone in the country for 2017. (more...)
Rajnath flays Pakistan, asserts Kashmir integral part of India Rajnath flays Pakistan, asserts Kashmir integral part of India
- February 05, 2018

Singh said. Rajnath didn't confine himself to the topic of the elections, but also ventured to talk about Kashmir as well, saying that the state belongs to India, and is an important part for them. Kashmir has seen an increased level of ceasefire violation from the other side of the border in 2017 which has continued in the new year. Rajnath maintained that India wasn't to live with "peace and harmony" and won't resort to attack Pakistan first. (more...)