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Microsoft Accused of Copying Xbox One PUBG Ad Concept Microsoft Accused of Copying Xbox One PUBG Ad Concept
- December 29, 2017

Before the developers got the full list of patch notes in a post on the game's Steam Community page, they apologized for some of the more prevalent lag and character position issues players have been facing since the game's launch. This just shows the pure laziness by the Microsoft Ad agency and using other's concept art without giving the credits to the creator. The developer said the update today focuses on improving server infrastructure with "adjustments to reduce the bottleneck ... (more...)
Steve Jobs wins court battle against Apple! See How Steve Jobs wins court battle against Apple! See How
- December 29, 2017

For now, the Italian Steve Jobs is only planning to produce clothing and accessories, but the brothers have indicated that their eventual plan is to release electronics. According to the Barbatos, the court's decision came down to the fact that the letter is not a fruit, so the missing chunk on the side can't be a bite. (more...)
Daiwa Securities Group Inc. Increases Position in Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)
- December 28, 2017

Grassi Investment Management who had been investing in Applied Materials for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $54.64B market cap company. Bancorporation Of The Ozarks owns 46,742 shares or 1% of their USA portfolio. After $2.16 actual earnings per share reported by SYNNEX Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 24.54% EPS growth. (more...)
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA) Dips Under Moving Averages
- December 28, 2017

Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has risen 12.20% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. Investors, especially technical analysts, may use the 52 week range to gauge whether a stock's current price suggests buying, selling, or taking no-action. (more...)
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO)'s RSI Reaches Overbought Range
- December 28, 2017

The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.0312 during the last trading session, reaching $43.4488. The stock holds an average trading capacity of 1.27M shares for the past three months. They expect $0.43 earnings per share, up 79.17 % or $0.19 from last year's $0.24 per share. XPO's profit will be $51.55 million for 53.59 P/E if the $0.43 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
'Invisible Mask': Developer Creates iPhone X Filter That Makes Face Disappear 'Invisible Mask': Developer Creates iPhone X Filter That Makes Face Disappear
- December 28, 2017

Using a sensor array like the original Microsoft Kinect, the iPhone X can accurately track your face using a combination of depth sensing and face mapping. The effect shows the potential uses of the motion sensors in phones like iPhone X. For instance, you could edit the faces of your least favorite politicians and post it to social media. (more...)
Apple Facing Criminal Claims in France For Slowing Down Older iPhones Apple Facing Criminal Claims in France For Slowing Down Older iPhones
- December 28, 2017

The group filed a separate complaint on Wednesday against Apple after the United States tech giant admitted earlier this month that it intentionally slowed down older models of its iPhones over time. "Rather than curing the battery defect by providing a free battery replacement for all affected iPhones, Apple sought to mask the battery defect", according to the complaint. (more...)
Source code of Apple's first computer LISA to be revived Source code of Apple's first computer LISA to be revived
- December 28, 2017

It was Jobs who convinced the legendary Xerox PARC lab to let the Apple Lisa team visit and play with its prototypes for graphical user interfaces. Kossow said he came across the source code for both the Lisa OS as well as its applications and is being reviewed by Apple. (more...)
Trump says 'disappointed' China allowing oil into North Korea: tweet Trump says 'disappointed' China allowing oil into North Korea: tweet
- December 28, 2017

USA satellites have spotted Chinese tankers transferring oil to North Korean ships 30 times in three months - despite strict United Nations trade embargoes, according to reports . "There will never be a friendly solution to the North Korea problem if this continues to happen!" he wrote on Twitter. Until now, Trump has made a point of making these exercises publicly known as a way of pressuring North Korea. (more...)
QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Holdings Boosted by Victory Capital Management Inc
- December 28, 2017

Jump Trading Llc who had been investing in Wells Fargo & Co (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $299.54B market cap company. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.28 EPS. The wireless technology company reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.22. (more...)
Kohli meets India U-19 boys, calls Prithvi Shaw 'special talent' Kohli meets India U-19 boys, calls Prithvi Shaw 'special talent'
- December 28, 2017

I have heard a lot about him and Ravi Bhai (Shashtri) has also told me many things about him. "He's given good performances, especially in first-class cricket, which isn't normal", said Kohli. Shaw & boys could find the windy and bouncy conditions of New Zealand tricky. I think none of our guys have been to New Zealand before. We tried to replicate them, but it is unique. (more...)
President Buhari's Son Yusuf Buhari Hospitalised After Ghastly Power Bike Accident President Buhari's Son Yusuf Buhari Hospitalised After Ghastly Power Bike Accident
- December 28, 2017

It confirmed the accident, but however said Yusuf Buhari's condition is stable. Shehu said Yusuf broke a limb and had an injury to the head as a result. 1/ President Buhari's son, Yusuf, was involved in a bike accident last night around Gwarimpa in the FCT, Abuja . The report further said: "She ordered that he, be immediately rushed to Cedarcrest Hospital, where he is now receiving treatment. (more...)
With Stories Everywhere, Snapchat Stories may be coming to the Web With Stories Everywhere, Snapchat Stories may be coming to the Web
- December 28, 2017

While Instagram stories can be shared on Facebook , that's pretty much the extent to which these platforms support 3 party applications. Snapchat " Stories Everywhere " is more than just a catchy slogan - it's a movement. But seeing the trend, once Snapchat rolls out this feature, it won't take long for them to allow users the same option. That's a tall order, but the endgame is clear: make the content as accessible as possible and prompt people to sign up for and download the ... (more...)
OnePlus 5T to soon get open beta for Android Oreo
- December 28, 2017

OnePlus 5T owners interested in downloading the Android Oreo beta version should check-in regularly on the download page to see if the link is live. With regards to the significant purposes of difference between OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T , it is the greater, edge-to-edge display. The mobile also accompanies a facial recognition feature and there's no home button on the front, however the finger print scanner is now at the back of the gadget. (more...)
PlayStation Plus Free Games For January 2018 Announced PlayStation Plus Free Games For January 2018 Announced
- December 27, 2017

In addition to all of that, as a bonus, if you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber and you own a PlayStation VR, you'll be able to download StarBlood Arena completely free of additional charge. This sequel follows the immediate aftermath of the Aug Incident, the day when mechanically augmented citizens all over the world were stripped of control over their minds and bodies. (more...)
Facebook gives Aadhaar name prompt to some new users, says not mandatory Facebook gives Aadhaar name prompt to some new users, says not mandatory
- December 27, 2017

Which is then followed by a message from Facebook that states - "Using the name on your Aadhaar card makes it easier for friends to recognize you". The report notes that the Aadhaar prompt is encountered only when trying to create a new account from Safari web browser on the iOS devices. We tried checking, there didn't see any prompt as such. (more...)
Death Stranding announcement for 2018 'will further surprise everyone' Death Stranding announcement for 2018 'will further surprise everyone'
- December 27, 2017

Its initial announcement revealed that Kojima Productions would bring the game to PC following a window of exclusivity on PS4, though the developer didn't disclose when this exclusivity period would conclude. Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino also told the publication that the company has plans to commemorate its 20th anniversary next year. Level-5 recently found success with its series of "Yo-Kai Watch" and "Ni No Kuni" games. (more...)
Live trivia hit headquarters comes to Android on January 1st Live trivia hit headquarters comes to Android on January 1st
- December 27, 2017

The official HQ Trivia Twitter account tweeted that it had started a "limited" beta for the app on Android on December 25, but that it was aiming to have the full launch ready in the U.S. The result has been that playing headquarters can be a pretty tortuous experience, with host Scott Rogowsky continually locked in a rictus of low-res agony before lagging out of existence like Max Headroom trying to hijack your TV. (more...)
Nokia 7 likely to launch globally in early 2018
- December 27, 2017

Nokia said last week it would start booking revenue, including a one-off catch-up payment, from the fourth quarter, the report said. However, keeping in mind that the HMD Global is set to host an worldwide event on January 19, we might see some new announcements including Nokia 7 for global markets. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Sells Over 3 Million Units in Japan Nintendo Switch Sells Over 3 Million Units in Japan
- December 27, 2017

The Nintendo Switch console is growing in popularity, but one of its limiting factors is its cartridges, which can store only up to 32GB of data. Physical game cards provide the benefit of additional storage so that developers and users don't rely exclusively on the Switch's internal storage space. (more...)
Hot Stock of the Day: NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA)
- December 27, 2017

Another trade for 30,000 shares valued at $5.11M was made by SEAWELL A BROOKE on Friday, September 1. NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. Poplar Forest Cap Limited Co invested 0.04% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Brown Advisory stated it has 0% of its portfolio in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ). (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Upgraded to Neutral at Macquarie
- December 27, 2017

Another trade for 104,688 shares valued at $1.38 million was made by Norrod Forrest Eugene on Thursday, August 3. (NASDAQ: AMD ) or 95 shares. It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500. Therefore 34% are positive. Many value investors look for stocks with a high percent of insider ownership, under the theory that when management are shareholders, they will act in its own self interest, and create shareholder value in the long-term. (more...)
Take Note! WhatsApp to stop working on these smartphones from next week Take Note! WhatsApp to stop working on these smartphones from next week
- December 27, 2017

Owners using devices running BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10 , Microsoft Windows 8.0 or older version softwares will no longer be able to use WhatsApp from December 31, 2017. The app now has a new icon that will prompt when a user is taking a video call. It is also planning to cut support for Nokia S40 devices on 31 December 2018 and phones running Android versions 2.3.7 and older on 1 February 2020. (more...)
Huawei's next flagship will be the P20, will launch early 2018 Huawei's next flagship will be the P20, will launch early 2018
- December 27, 2017

The roadmap also suggests the arrival of the A2 band; a new Huawei Scale body scale, and the Huawei 360 Camera. The previous version, called the Huawei P10 , was launched earlier this year at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona. Then there is the Huawei B618, which appears to be a wireless charger. The Huawei Mate 10 Lite offers four high performance cameras, two front and two rears, with the first 16-megapixel camera and the second with a 2-megapixel camera to deliver an impressive image, ... (more...)
Quarterly Earnings Forecast Review: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
- December 27, 2017

It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. Rowland & Company Investment Counsel increased its stake in Chevron Corporation (CVX) by 14.8% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lederer Associate Counsel Ca reported 6,850 shares. They expect $-0.58 EPS, up 10.77% or $0.07 from last year's $-0.65 per share. Amp Cap Investors stated it has 330,178 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. (more...)