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US House Democrats rally to protect Special Counsel Mueller US House Democrats rally to protect Special Counsel Mueller
- December 24, 2017

In a speech from the Senate floor, Virginia Sen. They've pointed to the text messages of Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok, who was removed from Mueller's team after the anti-Trump messages surfaced. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) on Thursday led a group of 171 Democrats in condemnation of right-wing attempts to smear special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
Catherine Full Body gets first trailer and release window for Japan Catherine Full Body gets first trailer and release window for Japan
- December 24, 2017

It featured unforgiving puzzles that even gave birth to a rather interesting competitive scene, which will be supported in Full Body thanks to a new multiplayer mode. The new trailer is suitable stylistic, and showcases new character Rin, a pianist who performs at Vincent and co.'s favourite bar hangout. "Is it a nightmare or a dream come true?" This new twist on the original Catherine , a mature romantic action-adventure puzzle game from the makers of the Persona series, will include a ... (more...)
Tracking Santa's Yuletide Journey With NORAD
- December 24, 2017

But since the number displayed on the ad was of NORAD's predecessor, they got all the call related to the ad. Colonel Harry Shoup, who was on duty that Christmas eve, started answering all the calls and he even got the name of Santa Colonel. (more...)
IPhone owners suing Apple over update that slowed down older models
- December 24, 2017

They claimed to do this to "to protect its electronic components" as their batteries age and become less potent and, therefore, make the device last longer. The company stated that this feature started with iOS 10.2.1 and most recently came to the iPhone 7 with iOS 11.2. It came to the same conclusion saying that the older iPhones indeed ran slower with the latest version of iOS compared to a new phone or a phone with new battery. (more...)
Is Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) now a 'Buy' After a KeyBanc Upgrade?
- December 23, 2017

Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund sold 4,925 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 48,270 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $838,000, up from 19,543 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Ensco plc (ESV)'s Stock Is Buy After Forming Wedge Up Pattern
- December 23, 2017

Volume in the last session has decreased compared with DO's average trading volume. About 7.06 million shares traded. Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV ) has declined 23.23% since December 23, 2016 and is downtrending. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership has invested 0.03% in Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV ). Adage Capital Grp Incorporated Ltd Company owns 6.12M shares or 0.09% of their USA portfolio. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Position Lowered by Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc
- December 23, 2017

About 152,092 shares traded. The Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBBK) has risen 9.31% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, March 18 with "Buy". Among 28 analysts covering V.F. Corp ( NYSE:VFC ), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. (more...)
YouTube Pushes Out Update To Allow Better Viewing of Vertical Videos
- December 23, 2017

While you'd think the support for vertical videos should have been here years ago, YouTube for iOS has made a decision to finally roll it out now. In 2011 the company launched the Google Play Music audio streaming service, and three years later it launched YouTube Music Key, which offered subscribers ad-free music videos. (more...)
What's right and wrong about Apple slowing down iPhones with aging batteries What's right and wrong about Apple slowing down iPhones with aging batteries
- December 23, 2017

But according to Apple , its measure is meant to prevent unexpected shutdowns when their phones attempt to draw more power than the battery can deliver when you're running a CPU-intensive process. Replacing the lithium-ion battery, which costs £79 in the United Kingdom, should allow them to work at normal speeds again. When an iPhone's processor makes a big current draw from a flagging battery, the battery can deliver the current in spikes that can potentially damage the phone's electronics. (more...)
Apple's iPhone slowdowns spur customers to hurry to court Apple's iPhone slowdowns spur customers to hurry to court
- December 23, 2017

The plaintiffs are accusing Apple of slowing down their older iPhone models when newer models are released and this has been happening without their consent or approval. Apple has said that it did this to "prolong the life" of the devices and maximise diminishing battery power. It reportedly says that various plaintiffs had bought newer models when their phones started to run slowly, unaware they could have bought a battery at a far lower cost. (more...)
Future Chromebooks might be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845
- December 23, 2017

This would be the first Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered Chromebook to hit the market, following speculation (which originated from Google employees) that Qualcomm wouldn't be involved in the Chromebook market due to its reluctance to deliver long-term Chromebook support. (more...)
Apple admits it deliberately slows old iPhones to improve performance Apple admits it deliberately slows old iPhones to improve performance
- December 23, 2017

Forbes magazine said the iPhone SE, 6, 6S and 7 are all impacted. Apple say they only slow down models because the phones' battery performance diminishes over time, adding that they want to " prolong the life" of customers' devices. (more...)
Price Target Overview of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV)
- December 23, 2017

National Oilwell Varco had 104 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. It is down 0.00% since December 22, 2016 and is. Stephens has "Overweight" rating and $87 target. Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes abuse-deterrent products that incorporate its DETERx platform technology for the treatment of chronic pain and other diseases. (more...)
Yes, Apple is basically throttling older iPhones (but here's why) Yes, Apple is basically throttling older iPhones (but here's why)
- December 23, 2017

The problem stems from the fact that all lithium-ion batteries, not just those found in Apple products, degrade and have problems supplying the big bursts as they age and accumulate charging cycles, Apple said in a statement . The first unique characteristic separating Apple iPhones from other smartphones is that Apple is using a custom CPU architecture that differs a lot from those of other vendors. (more...)
Apple, facing lawsuits, provides explanation for slowing down old iPhones
- December 23, 2017

TL;DR Apple slows down phones with low capacity batteries, replacing it makes them full speed again. It even said , the latest iOS 11.1.2 update adds this function to last years iPhone 7 . "Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolonging the life of their devices", Apple told CNBC . (more...)
Facebook signs deal with Universal Music Group
- December 23, 2017

The companies did not say when users would be able to share music in videos on platforms owned by Facebook . And Facebook is not stopping with Universal. With the video site's focus on user-generated content, YouTube enjoys protection under United States law that largely absolves internet companies from responsibility for users' activities. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
- December 23, 2017

Active investors may choose to use this technical indicator as a stock evaluation tool. If the stock price is unchanged its weighted alpha will be smaller. Two such indicators are the RSI (Relative Strength Index) and the Stochastic %k Oscillator, which fluctuate on a scale of 0 to 100. The RSI oscillates between 0 and 100. (more...)
Duped by Russian disinformation campaign? Facebook says this tool will tell you Duped by Russian disinformation campaign? Facebook says this tool will tell you
- December 23, 2017

Facebook has left it up to Congress to release the ads themselves. Thanks to the way Facebook works, you don't have to be following one of these pages to have been exposed to something like, say, a meme of Jesus boxing Hillary. Following the 2016 presidential election, Facebook has increasingly worked to crack down on misinformation on its platform. Facebook told Congress that the apparent political meddling included use of its image-sharing application Instagram. (more...)
New Breath Of The Wild iMessage Stickers Make Every Message Heroic New Breath Of The Wild iMessage Stickers Make Every Message Heroic
- December 23, 2017

The book, titled The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Master Works, shows us a few early concept pieces, mostly relating to the Breath of the Wild , and stated that the new Zelda title was coming in a note from Eiji Aonuma . My vote is for a darker looking game, but my bet is on a brighter game. This came just in time, too, as the new game took years to complete, with Aonuma still working on the game's basic gameplay elements as late as the January 2013 Nintendo Direct event. (more...)
Amazon 10.or D unveiled in India at just Rs 4999 Amazon 10.or D unveiled in India at just Rs 4999
- December 23, 2017

At these price points, the smartphone competes with the recently launched Xiaomi Redmi 5A . The company has launched the 10.or D smartphone. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back. There are two storage variants to choose from - 2GB RAM , 16GB internal storage which costs Rs 4,999 and 3GB RAM plus 32GB internal storage that's priced at Rs 5,999. (more...)
ESPN Strikes a Deal to Stream Monday Night Football on Mobile Phones ESPN Strikes a Deal to Stream Monday Night Football on Mobile Phones
- December 22, 2017

No word yet from CBS and Fox Sports, the NFL's two other USA broadcast partners, about whether they've also landed mobile rights. The new agreement also includes mobile rights to National Football League highlights. "We have been streaming Sunday Night Football on numerous platforms since 2008, but as a result of this agreement, 2018 will be the first time we can stream primetime television's No. (more...)
Apple Admittedly Slows Older iPhones to 'Protect Electronic Components'
- December 22, 2017

The company has confirmed it slows the performance of older iPhones to help reduce power demands. Customers have long suspected Apple slows iPhones down as they age, but this is the first time the company has admitted to doing so. With the evidence in the open, Apple had no choice but to issue a statement. But before you start sending angry tweets to Apple , remember that this is the fault of lithium-ion chemistry, not Cupertino. (more...)
OnePlus 6 to get more secure facial recognition technology
- December 22, 2017

Apple has been doing its usual "blame the user" and insisting that they must have shared their phones while they were doing the "passcode training" and that the phones may have been essentially "taught" to recognise both faces. "IOS updates, plaintiffs claim, were engineered with this very objective in mind-fraudulently forcing iPhone owners to purchase the latest model offered by Apple", the IL lawsuit stated. (more...)
Apple slows down older iPhones, faces lawsuit Apple slows down older iPhones, faces lawsuit
- December 22, 2017

Proof: My iPhone 6 was bought 3years ago and recently got really slow. The iPhone remains active, just does not perform well. Digital Trends state that although people may be getting angry at Apple's announcement, their action is actually necessary until technology develops better batteries . (more...)
Is Momentum Shifting? - Range Resources Corporation (RRC), Celgene Corporation (CELG)
- December 22, 2017

About 1.89M shares traded. More notable recent Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Celgene Is Oversold, Buy And Keep Until At Least 2020" on November 30, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Celgene: Revlimid's Price Hikes Could Attract Senate's Attention" published on November 27, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Celgene: Easily The Best Valued Big Pharma Company" on December 08, 2017. (more...)