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Top Stock Picks for the Day: Huntsman Corporation (HUN), Alcoa Corporation (AA)
- February 15, 2018

KeyCorp reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $34.00 target price on shares of Huntsman in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. The firm has "Hold" rating by Vertical Research given on Tuesday, January 16. Finally, State Street Corp increased its holdings in Huntsman by 3.0% during the second quarter. Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can reported 0% stake. Westchester Management Lc accumulated 3.56M shares. (more...)
Devil May Cry Is A Twitch Prime Freebie Starting February 27, 2018 Devil May Cry Is A Twitch Prime Freebie Starting February 27, 2018
- February 15, 2018

Capcom has released a new trailer for the upcoming Devil May Cry: HD Collection showing more gameplay from the collection, which includes the original Devil May Cry and its two sequels, Devil May Cry 2 and Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening - Special Edition. (more...)
Hot Tickers: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), Xerox Corporation (XRX)
- February 15, 2018

The stock increased 1.53% or $2.83 during the last trading session, reaching $187.99. A simple moving average (SMA) is an mathematical moving average calculated by adding the closing price of the security for a number of time periods and then dividing this total by the number of time periods. (more...)
Google hires former Samsung executive to head up IoT business Google hires former Samsung executive to head up IoT business
- February 15, 2018

Rhee said in his post that he will serve as entrepreneur-in-residence under Diane Greene, chief executive of the cloud computing group, which sells software and hardware to other businesses. The executive was also behind the South Korean tech giant's acquisition of U.S. cloud firm Joyent, saying at the time the firm's rollout of new software services made its "reliance and need for cloud ever-growing". (more...)
Olympian Shani Davis Tears Into Team USA for Flag-Bearer Choice Olympian Shani Davis Tears Into Team USA for Flag-Bearer Choice
- February 14, 2018

And she is getting ready for another big adventure this year. She has said she will retire after this season, move back home and marry her fiance. "I totally ruined that run". She doesn't want to be the face of USA Luge much longer after this season. Hamlin - who will race in her fifth and final Games - and Davis were among eight nominees for the flag bearer role. (more...)
New Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer Includes Monsters, Inc New Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer Includes Monsters, Inc
- February 14, 2018

This is something that Nomura really wanted to put into Kingdom Hearts 3 . " Kingdom Hearts 3", the RPG crossover title from Square Enix featuring Disney characters, has just come out with a new trailer to celebrate the Disney D23 event in Tokyo, Japan. (more...)
Magic Leap unveils partnership with National Basketball Association for mixed reality app Magic Leap unveils partnership with National Basketball Association for mixed reality app
- February 14, 2018

While we don't have any timeline on when Magic Leap will release the headset to consumers, it is continuing to strike content partnerships with various companies. Addressing complaints that December's reveal didn't include any pass-through footage Abovitz said, "We did " shot through Magic Leap " tech videos and it's a little bit tricky because you need to experience it directly". (more...)
Game's New Starter Edition is the Best Bang For the Buck Game's New Starter Edition is the Best Bang For the Buck
- February 14, 2018

It includes the full game, a strategy guide and two sheets of stickers. Nintendo also recently announced that the Splatoon 2 characters Pearl and Marina will be getting amiibos sometime this year, though it is now unknown when exactly they'll become available or what they will do for the game. (more...)
Do Not, I Repeat, Do Not Download Onavo, Facebook's Vampiric VPN Service Do Not, I Repeat, Do Not Download Onavo, Facebook's Vampiric VPN Service
- February 14, 2018

The method is a way more secure of surfing the Internet when on public Wi-Fi networks. However, Onevo does the exact opposite. Indeed, Facebook is not shy in admitting the data-gathering, even if it's not shouting about it. Onavo's app store description explains that it's "a part of Facebook ", and that it's used to "improve Facebook products and services, gain insights into the products and service people value, and build better experiences". (more...)
Millions Of Android Devices Compromised, Mining For Monero Millions Of Android Devices Compromised, Mining For Monero
- February 14, 2018

Please prove that you are human by solving the captcha. The group's activities were observed in late January, but may have started as early as November 2017, with millions of mobile users (presumably Android devices are targeted, they said ) getting redirected to a browser page created to perform in-browser cryptomining. (more...)
The Evil Within 2 Gets a First-Person Mode The Evil Within 2 Gets a First-Person Mode
- February 14, 2018

The community began clamoring for this feature to be officially extended to the rest of the game, and the development team at Tango Gameworks has listened. We like to think of it as a "high-level hack" so we don't want people to compare this with DOOM or anything like that. Should it not be one's cup of tea, though, Bethesda has said that players can switch from the game's default third-person camera perspective to first-person at any point while playing by simply flipping a switch in a menu. (more...)
Skype Security Is Borked And Hard To Fix Skype Security Is Borked And Hard To Fix
- February 14, 2018

The bug works because the malicious DLL is found first when the app searches for the DLL it needs. Kanthak told ZDNet Monday that Microsoft was informed of the bug back in September. The cybercriminals will get access to the computer and they can steal data stored on the system since the attacker would have obtained the same rights as the logged-in user. (more...)
Microsoft gives sysadmins Meltdown and Spectre detection in Windows Analytics Microsoft gives sysadmins Meltdown and Spectre detection in Windows Analytics
- February 14, 2018

Microsoft has released an update to its free Windows Analytics tool , giving system administrators a new way to check for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. Furthermore, Windows Analytics will also report on the status of that mysterious registry key that computers running a custom antivirus software will need to have. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro Prices Leaked Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro Prices Leaked
- February 14, 2018

Another more interesting thing here is that the Redmi Note 5 Pro variant will also get an additional 6GB RAM option, but the storage remains the same at 64GB, which is more than enough for this price segment. Another teaser video shared on the Xiaomi India's Twitter handle on Monday hints the launch of Mi TV. You also get an LED selfie-light to click low-light pictures from the front camera. (more...)
IDC: Google Sold A IDC: Google Sold A "Tiny" 3.9M Pixel Phones In 2017
- February 14, 2018

Disclosed to investors, Google advised Pixel phone shipments doubled in 2017 - a claim substantiated by IDC . If numbers are anything to go by, Google is estimated to have shipped only 1.5 million units of the first generation Pixel phones and Francisco Jeronimo , Research Director at IDC, tweeted that the shipments have doubled in 2017. (more...)
THQ Nordic Has Acquired Koch Media for €121m THQ Nordic Has Acquired Koch Media for €121m
- February 14, 2018

Koch Media will continue to operate as a separate entity under THQ Nordic once the transaction is complete, with no restructuring expected to occur. Koch Media CEO, Dr. "Our philosophy behind continuing to expand upon the THQ Nordic brand starts with fun games - that's what attracted us to the THQ catalog". THQ Nordic has stated that although it won't be interfering with any of the in-development projects that are now slated, it will be closely monitoring and delegating resources to Koch's ... (more...)
Rocket League RC Toy Set Announced from Hot Wheels and Psyonix Rocket League RC Toy Set Announced from Hot Wheels and Psyonix
- February 14, 2018

The only problem with Rocket League is that you can't really play vehicle soccer in real life. It's not just the real world that is getting some love either. Hot Wheels and Rocket League developer Psyonix teamed up to create a Rocket League RC auto set that includes two smartphone-controlled cars, a game ball, and an arena that knows when you've made a goal and keeps score. (more...)
New Mercedes C-Class Saloon and Estate revealed New Mercedes C-Class Saloon and Estate revealed
- February 14, 2018

As standard, the C-Class comes with a 7.0in infotainment screen with two USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity, but this can be upgraded to a 10.25in screen running Mercedes' own COMAND software via the options list. Inside the auto, there's a 12.3-inch screen in-front of the driver that displays information digitally that traditionally is shown using dials, such as speed and fuel levels, as well as showing navigation information and current song amongst other features. (more...)
Exhausted of texting? Google tests robot to chat with friends for you Exhausted of texting? Google tests robot to chat with friends for you
- February 14, 2018

At the core, Reply is an add-on for any messaging app, not a standalone messaging experience. An example would be receiving messages while driving; using your phone's Global Positioning System and Bluetooth sensors, Smart Reply would know you are in your auto. (more...)
Rumor: Spyro trilogy remaster heading to PS4 this year Rumor: Spyro trilogy remaster heading to PS4 this year
- February 14, 2018

So expect the Crash and Spyro remasters to appear on other platforms this year and next. Spyro the Dragon Trilogy Remastered is now under development by Vicarious Visions, the same studio who handled Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy. (more...)
Epic is pulling the SMG from Fortnite: Battle Royale Epic is pulling the SMG from Fortnite: Battle Royale
- February 14, 2018

The company issued a statement on its official website , explaining the situation, saying... Unfortunately there's no indication provided of just how long a stay in the Vault may last, be it days, weeks, or months. There are also plans to add a 60 FPS option to the console versions of the game, which will excite fans who enjoy top visuals with their gameplay. To read up on everything else new coming to Fortnite Battle Royale , you can read the game's new's post here. (more...)
Instagram is testing alerts for when someone screenshots your story Instagram is testing alerts for when someone screenshots your story
- February 12, 2018

Instagram is testing a feature that shows when someone has taken a screenshot of your Story, TechCrunch reported . The Star shaped icon is visible with the name of a person who screenshot your story in handler bar. Prior to this test the only screenshot notifications on Instagram were when someone took a screenshot of a private direct message. Notably, users can rewatch stories as many times as they want within 24 hours, with the creator unable to see exactly how many times one person ... (more...)
Comcast is making it really easy to gorge on the Winter Olympics Comcast is making it really easy to gorge on the Winter Olympics
- February 12, 2018

And finally, you could download the Team USA App , which offers information about us athletes and even includes a minigame for the sports sensation that's sweeping the nation, curling . As with CNBC , USA will feature over 40 hours of Olympics coverage, also specialized. The footage you'll see inside Snap is the same stuff you'll see from NBC on television, but much, much shorter: Each live segment inside Snapchat will be somewhere between two and six minutes. (more...)
Instagram testing screenshot warnings in Stories Instagram testing screenshot warnings in Stories
- February 12, 2018

Tests like this are usually done to see how users react to a feature such as this, so if the overwhelming response to this rollout is negative, the chances are good that Instagram will probably backpedal on this decision. It seems that users will get a free pass on the first time, where they will be prompted by a popup that lets them know that the "next time" they take a screenshot or even a screen recording of a Story, that person will know that they've done it. (more...)
Kim Yo Jong Fascinates, And Puzzles, In South Korea Kim Yo Jong Fascinates, And Puzzles, In South Korea
- February 12, 2018

North Korea's cheerleaders serenaded South Korean fans with tender love songs Saturday as a joint Korean ice hockey team's emotional Olympic debut ended in tears before the sister of Kim Jong Un. In it, Kim Jong Un highlighted several huge intercontinental ballistic missiles, which were successfully flight tested three times past year and could reach deep into the US mainland when perfected. (more...)