IT&Software


Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Shares Sold by Verition Fund Management LLC
- April 01, 2018

Egerton Capital Uk Llp who had been investing in Activision Blizzard Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $51.18B market cap company. The legal version of this report can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2018/03/31/activision-blizzard-atvi-upgraded-to-strong-buy-at-vetr.html. Barclays Capital maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. (more...)
Under Armour data breach effects 150 million accounts Under Armour data breach effects 150 million accounts
- April 01, 2018

It also increased its holding in Rockwell Collins Inc (NYSE:COL) by 60,400 shares in the quarter, for a total of 76,500 shares, and has risen its stake in Ocwen Finl Corp (NYSE:OCN). Among 29 analysts covering Kohl's Corporation ( NYSE:KSS ), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. The stock of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) earned "Hold" rating by Argus Research on Friday, March 3. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg 'Strongly' Disagrees With Leaked 'Ugly' Memo from Facebook VP
- April 01, 2018

This snippet of a message sent by a Facebook rep to a client notes that "for any Custom Audiences data imported into Facebook, Advertisers will be required to represent and warrant that proper user content has been obtained". Kogan creates a quiz app, installed by around 300,000 people, giving him access to tens of millions of their friends' data. "What is so striking is that an executive chose to have this conversation on a Facebook wall", said Jennifer Grygiel, a Syracuse University ... (more...)
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Gains Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Gains "Purchase" Rating from Mizuho
- April 01, 2018

The game software company reported $2.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.03 by $0.03. Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on shares of Electronic Arts from $120.00 to $126.00 and gave the company an "equal weight" rating in a research report on ... (more...)
Facebook faces scrutiny for pulling call history, text data from some users Facebook faces scrutiny for pulling call history, text data from some users
- April 01, 2018

When you sign up for Messenger or Facebook Lite on Android, or log into Messenger on an Android device, you are given the option to continuously upload your contacts as well as your call and text history. "When this feature is enabled, uploading your contacts also allows us to use information like when a call or text was made or received". Is this the full story? Such data is a boon for advertisers, and in turn, for Facebook. (more...)
Moors & Cabot Inc. Purchased 19834 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT) Moors & Cabot Inc. Purchased 19834 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)
- April 01, 2018

Kings Point Capital Management decreased its stake in Comcast Corp (CMCSA) by 44.1% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blackhill Capital Inc bought 59,500 shares as the company's stock rose 4.63% while stock markets declined. (more...)
Facebook Accused in Suit of Enabling Discriminatory Housing Ads Facebook Accused in Suit of Enabling Discriminatory Housing Ads
- April 01, 2018

It seeks unspecified damages and a court order to end discrimination. The NFHA says that the social media platform allows landlords and real estate brokers to exclude marginalized groups like families with children and women from seeing their housing ads based on the information those people have listed on their Facebook accounts. (more...)
Fair housing groups file lawsuit against Facebook Fair housing groups file lawsuit against Facebook
- March 31, 2018

As part of the announcement, Facebook also promises to make it easier to download the data you've shared. They use a subdomain as most companies do ( Facebook .com/help.) We then went to the domain to see what was there - shocker, not related to Facebook at all. (more...)
Takes $692000 Position in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE)
- March 31, 2018

The stock increased 2.87% or $1.81 during the last trading session, reaching $64.96. About 4.94M shares traded or 21.19% up from the average. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 1.12% since March 31, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 72% are positive. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-two have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
David Warner apologises for role in cricket ball-tampering scandal David Warner apologises for role in cricket ball-tampering scandal
- March 31, 2018

He also said he was "fully supportive" of Cricket Australia's review into the team's culture . The financial cost for the players is also growing with sporting goods company ASICS ending its relationship with Warner and Bancroft. It's devastating and I'm truly sorry". While reading a statement, Warner, the former vice-captain struggled to fight back the tears. Warner, a dynamic batsman but a divisive figure in the game, has appeared isolated after he was charged by Cricket Australia with ... (more...)
South Korea agrees to further open auto market to US South Korea agrees to further open auto market to US
- March 31, 2018

The revision calls for further opening South Korea's auto market to the USA, among other things, and comes with an agreement to exempt South Korea from new United States tariffs on steel imports. The steel quota is unlikely to hurt South Korea's exports since sales to the US account for 11 percent of total overseas shipments of the metal, the South Korean ministry said. (more...)
Google URL Shortener Is Shutting Down: What You Must Do Google URL Shortener Is Shutting Down: What You Must Do
- March 31, 2018

The url shortener is a great service by Google for the web users but there are numerous other shortener which can be used. FDL short links will automatically detect the user's platform and send the user to either the web or app, as appropriate. (more...)
Darren Lehmann steps down as Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann steps down as Australia cricket coach
- March 31, 2018

In a 10-minute press conference , Warner repeated his apology, refusing to answer questions directly on the extent of his role in the ball tampering plot. " I want to apologise to my family, especially my wife and daughters". With his wife, Candice, crying as she watched from the back of the room, Warner stonewalled requests for more details about the incident and his relationship with the team. (more...)
Senate reject El-Rufai's $350m loan request Senate reject El-Rufai's $350m loan request
- March 31, 2018

Sani explained that the world bank facility was captured in the 2016 - 2018 borrowing plan as approved by the National Assembly and has attractive low financing data of 1.25 percent interest; moratorium of 5 years and a 25 year maturity tenor. (more...)
Wells Fargo Reiterates $330.00 Price Target for Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Wells Fargo Reiterates $330.00 Price Target for Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS)
- March 31, 2018

It has underperformed by 1.89% the S&P500. Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd acquired 110,241 shares as Eli Lilly & Co (LLY)'s stock declined 11.06%. The hedge fund held 34,453 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $8.78 million, down from 46,814 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hits Geekbench with Snapdragon 845 & 6GB RAM Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hits Geekbench with Snapdragon 845 & 6GB RAM
- March 31, 2018

WIPO has just published a patent entitled 'apparatus and method for receiving fingerprint information through guide'. Its latest S9 Plus phone (see Independent.ie for full model review) is probably the company's most accomplished device. The Galaxy J7 Prime 2 comes with Samsung 'Pay Mini' and Samsung Mall pre-loaded on the device. The phone gets a 16MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture. (more...)
North Korea will take part in next two Olympics - IOC chief Bach North Korea will take part in next two Olympics - IOC chief Bach
- March 31, 2018

The IOC announced its chief's visit to the North on Thursday on its website, saying the visit followed an invitation from North Korea that was extended during an IOC meeting on January 20 in Lausanne. "This commitment has been fully supported by the supreme leader Kim Jong Un in a meeting we had this afternoon", he said. It was during that meeting that the two Koreas agreed to march as one team under the unified flag of the Korean Peninsula during the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. (more...)
Audiobooks From Google Play Get Smart Resume, Greater Speed Controls, and More Audiobooks From Google Play Get Smart Resume, Greater Speed Controls, and More
- March 31, 2018

Google intends to entirely replace its wearables operating system, Android Wear, with Wear OS . Family Library might not be a new feature for all Play Books users - it allows you to share audiobooks and e-books with up to five family members. (more...)
Moto G6 Price, Specifications, and More: Everything We Know So Far Moto G6 Price, Specifications, and More: Everything We Know So Far
- March 31, 2018

However, we expect that the phone will work with older mods, as well as the new ones that the company launches. Moto G6 was previously leaked on Chinese certification site TENAA. Moto G6 Play will be powered by an Octa-core processor, coupled with 2GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory, which will be expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card slot. (more...)
RingCentral Announces Integration with New Google Hangouts Chat RingCentral Announces Integration with New Google Hangouts Chat
- March 31, 2018

It supports 28 languages and can accommodate up to 8,000 users in a single chat room. With team chat rooms and threaded conversations, powerful search functionality, and intelligent bots that connect workflows and speed up tasks (even with 3rd party apps), the manager can work on projects from one spot-like opening a new store location or launching an advertising campaign. (more...)
Microsoft Chief Nadella Creates Two Divisions In Another Shake-Up Microsoft Chief Nadella Creates Two Divisions In Another Shake-Up
- March 31, 2018

Microsoft has announced a major overhaul of the company's structure which means Terry Myerson is leaving the company after 21 years. I want to thank Terry for his leadership on my team and across Microsoft . The Cloud and AI team will focus on cloud and artificial intelligence infrastructure , services and knowledge. He will look over the Windows platform team led by Harv Bhela, Henry Sanders and Michael Fortin. (more...)
Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) Upgraded to Buy at DZ Bank
- March 31, 2018

The Gemmer Asset Management Llc holds 31,905 shares with $4.76M value, up from 18,195 last quarter. Independent Order Of Foresters who had been investing in Macerich Co. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $252 target in Friday, March 16 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 9 by Goldman Sachs. (more...)
ZTE Tempo Go Launches For Just $80 In US ZTE Tempo Go Launches For Just $80 In US
- March 31, 2018

It comes with free standard shipping. The screen resolution is 854 x 480. It's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SoC - a quad-core chip operating at 1.1GHz - that works in conjunction with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of local storage (expandable by 32GB via microSD card slot). (more...)
God Of War Is Influenced By Bloodborne And Includes A Hub God Of War Is Influenced By Bloodborne And Includes A Hub
- March 31, 2018

God of War is not an open world game but there will be a hub instead where players can pick up side quests that expand to the whole world and create a massive experience outside the main story, which will be offered by Dwarven blacksmiths who upon completion will reward you with gear or items which have their own stories. (more...)
San Diego Padres vs San Diego Padres vs
- March 31, 2018

Slotting into the No. 2 spot in a big league club's starting rotation might seem like quite the jump for a guy who was playing out his senior season at Southeast Missouri State this time two years ago, but Lucchesi, 24, has managed to compile quite the pro résumé. (more...)