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China's Didi, SoftBank to roll out taxi venture in Japan China's Didi, SoftBank to roll out taxi venture in Japan
- February 10, 2018

The partnership will use DiDi's AI capabilities to build ride-hailing platforms for taxi operators and drivers. Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing announced a deal with Japanese telecom firm SoftBank on Friday to develop a taxi app in Japan, where services like Uber have struggled to make inroads. (more...)
Subaru celebrates 50 years in America with these special editions Subaru celebrates 50 years in America with these special editions
- February 10, 2018

The limited-edition models are based on the highest trim level for each vehicle, and apart from the new exterior finish, come with distinctive satin chrome trim and badging details, and depending on the vehicle, unique alloy wheels. Automakers periodically release special editions of existing models to drum up interest in their lineup. There's black upholstery with silver contrast stitching and matching silver seatbelts. (more...)
Android Messages app could soon let users text from web Android Messages app could soon let users text from web
- February 10, 2018

Google Allo , Hangouts , Voice, and Android Messages are just a few of the messaging apps and services. Here's how each of these enhancements will work. The last but not least feature of Android SMS which is still not identified properly might be business transactions through your Android Messages; this feature will allow transactions and payment requests through the phone. (more...)
Brokerages Set Rowan Companies PLC (RDC) Target Price at $16.34
- February 10, 2018

It has underperformed by 6.20% the S&P500. Geode Capital Ltd reported 0% stake. This analysis is based on historical data about the stock's performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, June 13 by Johnson Rice. The Petersen Flynn & Dinsmore Inc holds 330,468 shares with $16.26 million value, up from 301,185 last quarter. (more...)
Apple HomePod sounds nice however not so good: critics Apple HomePod sounds nice however not so good: critics
- February 10, 2018

Most recently, today's line of smart speakers became even more saturated with the addition of the Apple HomePod. What's interesting about the HomePod, however, is its spatial awareness. "Siri is sorely lacking in capabilities compared with Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant". If you're not an Apple Music subscriber, while you can use Airplay to stream Spotify from the HomePod, you can't ask Siri to play it for you. (more...)
Winter Olympics: With unexpected show of unity, Pyeongchang Games begin Winter Olympics: With unexpected show of unity, Pyeongchang Games begin
- February 10, 2018

The 29-year-old helped deliver the Olympic flame as one of the last torch bearers to run inside the Olympic Stadium before the Olympic Caludron was lit by figure skater Yuna Kim to open the 23rd Winter Olympiad. THE opening ceremony will take place on Friday, February 9 . The Olympic Oath is a solemn promise made by one athlete, judge or official, and one coach at the opening ceremony of the Olympics. (more...)
Google developing Netflix-like service for video games Google developing Netflix-like service for video games
- February 10, 2018

The project, codenamed " Yeti", would apparently let users play cloud-based games installed on a remote machine. An early iteration of Yeti was created to work with the Chromecast TV streaming stick, according to a person familiar with the project and another person who was briefed about it. (more...)
Instagram 'Regram' Test Lets Others Use Your Photos in Their Stories Instagram 'Regram' Test Lets Others Use Your Photos in Their Stories
- February 10, 2018

It looks like the feature is now available to a small number of users with a wider rollout expected soon. After adding someone else's post to your story, you can resize, rotate, and reposition the photo in your Story. Instagram is going to start telling you when other people take screenshots of your Stories. As explained by an app developer, Zachary Shakked , he said that you will have options for how you want it to appear. (more...)
Olympics: Bitter cold greets athletes as Pyeongchang Games open Olympics: Bitter cold greets athletes as Pyeongchang Games open
- February 09, 2018

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (5th R) observe South Korea's national anthem with VIP guests including North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam (4th R) during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium on Friday. (more...)
Huawei P20 Plus render leaked, suggests a triple camera setup Huawei P20 Plus render leaked, suggests a triple camera setup
- February 09, 2018

Huawei is all set for two events later this month. Yes, the company is holding an event on March 27 at Paris where they will unveil Huawei P20 smartphones. This is however in contrast to the specifications spotted on FCC - 6.1-inch display with 19:9 aspect ratio. The Huawei P20 Pro will run on a more powerful Kirin 975 processor, which gives a 15 percent increased performance as compared to Kirin 970 chipset. (more...)
Apple TV app gains promised News section first shown in September Apple TV app gains promised News section first shown in September
- February 09, 2018

The new feature was first reported by 9to5Mac , which notes Apple has made it convenient to set up. When you select a news source, your Apple TV or iOS device will prompt you to install its app if it isn't already on your device. The app offers notifications when a user's favorite teams are playing. The live programming additions come almost a year and a half after Apple originally launched its TV app, which aggregates TV and movies from multiple apps into one unified search platform ... (more...)
Samsung chairman named as suspect Samsung chairman named as suspect
- February 09, 2018

Speculation also grew that Samsung's alleged payment of DAS's lawsuit was linked to former President Lee's special pardon of Chairman Lee Kun-hee in December 2009. The group dismantled its corporate strategy office in late 2017. The new government led by President Moon Jae In, elected after the graft scandal, promised to put family-run conglomerates under stronger scrutiny and end the practice of pardoning tycoons convicted of white-collar crimes. (more...)
Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc Raises Holdings in Apple Inc. (AAPL) Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc Raises Holdings in Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- February 09, 2018

Murphy Capital has invested 3.78% in Apple Inc. The stock decreased 2.85% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $8.19. The company had a trading volume of 46,510,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 36,110,000. Apple Inc. has a 52 week low of $104.08 and a 52 week high of $164.94. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 14 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. (more...)
Metroid Prime 4 Release Date, Trailer, and Everything Else We Know Metroid Prime 4 Release Date, Trailer, and Everything Else We Know
- February 09, 2018

Bandai Namco Singapore staffers include those who have worked on the ambitious Star Wars 1313 that was cancelled amidst Disney buying out LucasArts. In particular, Press-Start noted how Bandai Namco Studios Singapore staff members had not tried very hard to hide they were working on something exciting. (more...)
Beware non-HTTPS webs! Google will soon mark you Beware non-HTTPS webs! Google will soon mark you "unsafe"
- February 09, 2018

Google will take its efforts to shame website owners into encrypting their traffic up another notch this July with the release of Chrome 68 . TLS is now a standard technology for keeping any internet connection safe and secure from any third-party trying to get the access. (more...)
DirecTV & Comcast Will Offer Winter Olympics in 4K HDR & Dolby Atmos DirecTV & Comcast Will Offer Winter Olympics in 4K HDR & Dolby Atmos
- February 09, 2018

Erin Hamlin , the first American athlete to win an Olympic medal in singles luge, will be Team USA's flag bearer at the opening ceremony Friday. Finally, DISH subscribers with a Hopper 3 DVR and a compatible AV setup can watch select Olympic Games on a one-day delay in 4K HDR through channel 540. (more...)
Fortnite's 3.4M concurrent users crashed the game last weekend Fortnite's 3.4M concurrent users crashed the game last weekend
- February 09, 2018

Now, Epic doesn't specify where all these players came from (presumably, they're adding their PC, Xbox One , and PS4 numbers together), and PUBG has never released combined PC and Xbox One stats, so it's a bit of an apples to oranges comparison, but still, 3.4 million players at once is a lot . (more...)
Shampoo Market Analysis by Top Key Players, Industry, Supply 2018 Shampoo Market Analysis by Top Key Players, Industry, Supply 2018
- February 09, 2018

Then it looking into basic Automotive OE Lighting introduction including its definition, applications and Automotive OE Lighting manufacturing technology. The market of automotive air suspension system is expected to grow at 7.56% CAGR during the forecast period. The Wireless Monitoring System Market , presents critical information and factual data about the Global Wireless Monitoring System Market , providing an overall statistical study of this market on the basis of market ... (more...)
NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)- Analysts Hot Watch List NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)- Analysts Hot Watch List
- February 09, 2018

Always volatility measures make charm for active trader; price volatility of stock was 4.30% for a week and 3.38% for a month. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP trimmed its holdings in NXP Semiconductors N.V. Paloma Partners Com stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Teachers Insurance And Annuity Association Of America reported 93,766 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. (more...)
The Madison Investment Holdings Inc. Maintains Holdings in Amazon.com, Inc
- February 09, 2018

Bridgecreek Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Amazon .Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $664.94B market cap company. Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $15.77 million activity. 1,484,986 shares of the company's stock were exchanged. Jassy Andrew R had sold 1,985 shares worth $1.96M on Tuesday, August 15. (more...)
Viacom (VIAB) Cut to Sell at BidaskClub Viacom (VIAB) Cut to Sell at BidaskClub
- February 09, 2018

The segment's revenue totaled $2.56 billion during the quarter as ad revenue rose 1% to $1.31 billion. About 6.90 million shares traded or 18.36% up from the average. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 13 by Bank of America. VIAB stock is now showing downward return of -5.49% throughout last week and witnessed increasing return of 7.58% in one month period. (more...)
Kruse says he won't step down over groping allegations Kruse says he won't step down over groping allegations
- February 09, 2018

Sara Gelser, D-Corvallis, and Sen. But Kruse agreed to stay away from the Capitol for the next two weeks, until a public hearing into his conduct that has been scheduled for February 22. "#BelieveWomen or at least believe the investigator". The student told investigators she didn't speak up about it because she was "terrified" how it might affect her career. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Position Cut by Weatherly Asset Management LP
- February 09, 2018

Cabot-Wellington Llc who had been investing in Cabot for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.87B market cap company. The stock decreased 3.23% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $32.47. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $92.0 target in Friday, September 18 report. Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. (more...)
Syria Warns Israel of 'Grave Ramifications' of Alleged Airstrike Syria Warns Israel of 'Grave Ramifications' of Alleged Airstrike
- February 09, 2018

Mounting attacks in Idlib come at a time when the escalation of violence in eastern Ghouta has also magnified the longstanding humanitarian crisis in that besieged pocket on the north-eastern outskirts of Damascus. Russian Federation proposed a rival press statement eliminating references to Thursday's attack and to "the unacceptable level of violence in Syria , particularly in eastern Ghouta ". (more...)
Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker named to NBA All-Star Game Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker named to NBA All-Star Game
- February 09, 2018

Walker was named an injury replacement by National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver, putting the guard on Team LeBron for the mid-February All-Star Game in Los Angeles. Porzingis will not play in the NBA All-Star Game or defend his title in the Taco Bell® Skills Challenge after sustaining a torn ACL in his left knee in a game against the Milwaukee Bucks on February 6. (more...)