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Should Investors Listen To Analyst Recommendations? - Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
- March 19, 2018

The stock price closed last trading at $71.68. About 1.45M shares traded. The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) has risen 60.11% since March 19, 2017 and is uptrending. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. With approx. 776.62 million shares in outstanding, the company has a market cap of $55668.12 as per the current valuation. (more...)
Google Introduces Instant Apps for Games, Branding It as Google Play Instant Google Introduces Instant Apps for Games, Branding It as Google Play Instant
- March 19, 2018

Some of the titles available to try right now via Google Play Instant are Clash Royale , Words with Friends 2 , and Bubble Witch 3 Saga . If it spots a landmark, like a building or a store, it will offer up further details usually found on a card brought up in regular Google searches, including opening hours and a brief description of the structure. (more...)
Amazon Launches GameOn Competitive Gaming Service Amazon Launches GameOn Competitive Gaming Service
- March 19, 2018

The online retail giant debuted coding tools on Monday for developers to tweak their existing video games to contain multiplayer competitions in which they can reward players with in-game and physical prizes, like Amazon's Echo smart speakers . (more...)
Google Pay's got your transit ticket, starting in Las Vegas Google Pay's got your transit ticket, starting in Las Vegas
- March 19, 2018

According to the blog post, compatibility with both prepaid tickets and passes is exclusive to the Las Vegas Monorail right now, with more cities and transit agencies to be added soon. Once the ticket is added to Google Pay, you'll see locations it's accepted at, where the nearest station is, and a breakdown of your recent trips. Now, Google has made transit tickets on Google Pay official. (more...)
IBM has made a computer that's smaller than a grain of salt IBM has made a computer that's smaller than a grain of salt
- March 19, 2018

Instead, it's about a computer that's smaller than a grain of salt. Two of the world's smallest computers are the raised cubes in the top-left corner. This isn't the first attempt by IBM to make the smallest computer, according to reports . However, the computer chip is not available commercially. (more...)
Pipe bomb found in stolen vehicle parked at Denver-area Walmart Pipe bomb found in stolen vehicle parked at Denver-area Walmart
- March 19, 2018

Police said Rickard and Moore both live in Littleton and were being held for charges associated with the pipe bomb. Possible pipe bomb being investigated at Broomfield @Walmart. Rickard is also suspected of shoplifting from Wal-Mart, Ulibarri had an outstanding warrant and Moore was the driver of the stolen auto, according to Broomfield Police. (more...)
First images released of Volkswagen's electric Pikes Peak vehicle First images released of Volkswagen's electric Pikes Peak vehicle
- March 19, 2018

Volkswagen has revealed the four-wheel-drive, electric-powered prototype being developed by its Motorsport division to take on the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in June. R Pikes Peak is expected to commence in the coming weeks. They built a new four-wheel drive all-electric race auto to complete the 12.4-mile route, which starts at just above 9,000 feet and climbs to the summit at 14,115 feet above sea level. (more...)
The Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.12
- March 19, 2018

About 37.59M shares traded. While taking a look at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators about Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . (NASDAQ: AMD ). portfolio. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 8,741 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 8,243 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Snapchat's ad revenue to pass £100m in 2018 Snapchat's ad revenue to pass £100m in 2018
- March 19, 2018

Mobile social network Snapchat is expected to generate around £105 million in United Kingdom revenues from advertising in 2017 - nearly double the amount of past year. A fairer comparison would be with Instagram, but even here Snapchat's revenues won't measure up, with the Facebook-owned platform expected to pull in 5% of all digital ad spend. (more...)
HTC Vive Pro Price Announced, Original Vive Gets Price Cut HTC Vive Pro Price Announced, Original Vive Gets Price Cut
- March 19, 2018

HTC announced this morning that its next-generation Vive Pro virtual reality headset will begin shipping on April 5th for a price of $799, with pre-orders opening today . That $799 will get you the Vive Pro as well as a six-month subscription to Viveport , which you can use to download up to five full VR title per month out of a catalog of hundreds. (more...)
Users Are Accidentally Setting Off iPhone, Apple Watch SOS Alerts Users Are Accidentally Setting Off iPhone, Apple Watch SOS Alerts
- March 19, 2018

The Emergency SOS feature is created to be easy to activate, but for some users, it might be too easy . It quickly sends out a phone call or a text message to a local 911 dispatcher, along with your current location, but it's an issue when it's accidental. (more...)
The US Navy's newest submarine comes with an Xbox controller The US Navy's newest submarine comes with an Xbox controller
- March 19, 2018

Through the extensive use of modular construction, open architecture, and commercial off-the-shelf components, the Virginia class is created to remain at the cutting edge for its entire operational life through the rapid introduction of new systems and payloads. (more...)
Older Android apps may stop working after Android P Older Android apps may stop working after Android P
- March 19, 2018

Keeping the tradition of Android OS names, this version will also be named after a sweet. There are many apps on the play store that have not been upgraded for many years by their developers but they still work on the current generation of smartphones running on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo flavor. (more...)
Ford EcoSport Petrol MT Titanium+ launched Ford EcoSport Petrol MT Titanium+ launched
- March 19, 2018

This new variant is going to retail at a price of INR 10.47 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new Ford EcoSport Titanium+ petrol variant is powered by Ford's latest three-cylinder, 1.5-lire, Ti-VCT petrol engine that comes loaded with the five-speed manual transmission. (more...)
Oppo R15 announced: 6.28-inch OLED display, dual rear cameras, more Oppo R15 announced: 6.28-inch OLED display, dual rear cameras, more
- March 19, 2018

Lastly, Oppo also revealed the price of both the smartphones. The Oppo R15 has a 6-inch Full HD+ screen with an aspect ratio of 19:9 which the company likes to call "Super-V Display". Towards the front, the device includes a 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture.Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS and USB Type-C. (more...)
Apple Reportedly Developing Its Own Screens For First Time Apple Reportedly Developing Its Own Screens For First Time
- March 19, 2018

While Apple may ultimate look to unify its iPhone design across all price points, it seems unlikely that it would take steps to do that so soon. The first functional MicroLED screen produced by the project was reportedly achieved in an Apple Watch prototype late previous year, albeit without its wearable and portable functionality. (more...)
Apple education event: Are affordable iPads, MacBooks for kids, teachers on cards? Apple education event: Are affordable iPads, MacBooks for kids, teachers on cards?
- March 19, 2018

Applicable cashback will be processed within 90 days of the date of transaction. KGI Securities market analyst Ming-Chi Kuo had also claimed in a letter to his clients earlier this month that Apple is planning to release a new low-cost MacBook series in the second quarter of 2018. (more...)
Microsoft's Edge Browser Launches in Beta on the iPad Microsoft's Edge Browser Launches in Beta on the iPad
- March 19, 2018

According to a report by The Verge , Edge browser for iPad is now available in beta. As expected, UI elements have been enlarged to facilitate ease of use on a bigger screen , but apart from this, it's pretty much what the same ol' Edge on iOS. (more...)
Icon Wealth Partners LLC Buys New Holdings in Vodafone Group Plc (VOD)
- March 18, 2018

Angelo Gordon & Company Lp, which manages about $30.60B and $2.15 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Gores Hldgs Ii Inc by 250,000 shares to 1.95 million shares, valued at $19.44M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Calculating the market cap is easy. Vodafone Group Plc (Vodafone) is a telecommunications company. As of now, Zendesk, Inc . has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 11.35, 0 and 15.11 respectively. (more...)
As Trump attacks Mueller and Federal Bureau of Investigation, critics warn about special counsel dismissal As Trump attacks Mueller and Federal Bureau of Investigation, critics warn about special counsel dismissal
- March 18, 2018

Mueller could ever be dismissed is for cause". In a morning flurry on Twitter, Trump insisted that Mueller's team of investigators is staffed with "hardened" Democrats biased against him. On Saturday, Trump celebrated McCabe's firing and called out Comey as "sanctimonious". On Twitter, Michael Bromwich, McCabe's lawyer, hit back at Trump's tweets about his client, calling the president's comments "childish, defamatory, disgusting & false". (more...)
Priyanka Chopra shares pic with former Aussie PM Julia Gillard Priyanka Chopra shares pic with former Aussie PM Julia Gillard
- March 18, 2018

This explains her presence on a panel titled 'How Do We Prepare Young People For The World of 2030 And Beyond?' on Global Education And Skills Forum being held in Dubai on 17 and 18 March. Sources also said that Ali Abbas Zafar was in NY, to sign Priyanka for his ambitious film Bharat , opposite Salman Khan. Earlier there were reports that she had been signed in for " Salute " opposite Aamir Khan. (more...)
Vatican admits altering photo of Pope Benedict's letter about Pope Francis Vatican admits altering photo of Pope Benedict's letter about Pope Francis
- March 18, 2018

But the episode, which has cast a shadow over the Vatican for a week, has proven to be a public relations fiasco, particularly for its communications chief, Monsignor Dario Vigano. According to Pentin, Benedict tells Vigano that he doesn't feel like writing a theological assessment on the books because "throughout my life it has always been clear that I would write and express myself only on books I had read really well". (more...)
Mamata wishes the nation on Navratri 2018, Gudi Padwa, Sajibu Cheiraoba Mamata wishes the nation on Navratri 2018, Gudi Padwa, Sajibu Cheiraoba
- March 18, 2018

India celebrates three Hindu festivals today - Gudi Padwa, Ugadi and Navratri. Explaining the rationale behind launching the drive on Gudi Padwa, Suryawanshi, now district collector of Raigad near Mumbai , said "Gudi Padwa marks the beginning of the Marathi New Year and is a good day to start such an initiative". (more...)
WhatsApp update for Android adds group description, search participants features, and more WhatsApp update for Android adds group description, search participants features, and more
- March 18, 2018

The feature is likely to be highly useful for those in a big WhatsApp group. The update for Android has a group description feature that will allow users to add a description or topic to a group. One can do this by tapping on the search icon that is present on the top of Group Info screen. WhatsApp's video and voice calling features have been around for quite some time. (more...)
Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) Stake Raised by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc
- March 18, 2018

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc now has $3.64B valuation. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $17.7. About 511,108 shares traded. Macquarie Gp Ltd accumulated 463,035 shares. First Midwest Bancshares Tru Division accumulated 6,071 shares. Glg Prns LP accumulated 23,345 shares. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio decreased Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF) stake by 38,790 shares to 115,857 valued at $6.62M in 2017Q3. (more...)