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Google adds Pixel Visual Core support to major social media apps Google adds Pixel Visual Core support to major social media apps
- February 06, 2018

The new Galaxy S9 will reportedly feature a Samsung-designed neural engine , while neural engines are also part of the latest Huawei and Apple devices, too. But Pixel 2 users haven't been able to take advantage of those capabilities because the co-processor hasn't been enabled. You can check out the second image attached above for more details. (more...)
Capcom Lays Off Staff, Cuts Scope On Next Dead Rising Capcom Lays Off Staff, Cuts Scope On Next Dead Rising
- February 06, 2018

Kotaku has revealed that Capcom Vancouver has been hit with layoffs. It looks like things have taken a turn for the worst for the Dead Rising series. Which might be due to the somewhat lukewarm reception that the Dead Rising 4 received. Dead Rising is one of the most notable Capcom titles, and so this reorganization of the Vancouver branch might be to bring the series back to its roots. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stake Held by Professional Advisory Services Inc Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stake Held by Professional Advisory Services Inc
- February 06, 2018

The parent company of Google, Alphabet (GOOGL) reported on Thursday that it topped $100 billion in annual sales for the first time in Google's 20-year history. The stock of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley. Srb Corp has 1.24 million shares for 13.42% of their portfolio. (more...)
Nissan to pump $12.5b into China, eyes top 3 auto spot Nissan to pump $12.5b into China, eyes top 3 auto spot
- February 06, 2018

Like other companies that operate in China, Nissan has a joint-venture partner to help it navigate the market. Japan's largest automobile giant & the manufacturer of the reputed Leaf electric auto also plans to accrue 30% of its overall revenue through EV sales from 2022 to 2025. (more...)
Toyota Super Bowl Commercial 2018: Olympic Dreams Against the Odds Toyota Super Bowl Commercial 2018: Olympic Dreams Against the Odds
- February 06, 2018

The spot will be unveiled on Saturday, February 3. The ad showcases some of Toyota's latest non-automotive mobility technologies. Super Bowl LII takes place on Sunday, Feb. Woolstencroft calls the partnership she's had with Toyota "a wonderful experience". Lauren is an eight-time Paralympic gold medal victor for Canada, as well as a qualified electrical engineer. (more...)
Sony Xperia L2 Launched in India at ₹19990 Sony Xperia L2 Launched in India at ₹19990
- February 06, 2018

Further, the update contains the security patch from the month of January, which is the latest security patch released by Google. The phone comes with 3GB RAM/32GB inbuilt storage and offers a dedicated microSD slot for expandable storage of up to 256GB. (more...)
This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4 This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4
- February 06, 2018

Sellars' track record is solid. He posted the details about the new title on TwitterCOD 2018 is Black Ops 4 and is coming to PS4, Xbox, PC, and Switch. Based on the requirements posted for the position, the team wanted someone with a deep knowledge base of firearms and modern military technology . Throw in the fact that the Call of Duty series cycles between three studios - Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games, and Treyarch, it's no surprise we'd see a game from Treyarch this year after ... (more...)
Apple iPhones may use Intel baseband chip exclusively Apple iPhones may use Intel baseband chip exclusively
- February 06, 2018

The information first appeared in Ming-Chi Kuo's latest research note (via MacRumours and 9to5Mac ), which details the KGI analyst's suspicions that Apple and Intel are forming an even closer bond than previously expected. Intel is said to use its XMM 7560 modem in the new iPhones that include faster LTE speeds with 4x4 MIMO technology. This would spare Apple the headache of producing a different model as per the carrier. (more...)
MWC 2018: Nokia 8 Sirocco details leaked ahead of official launch MWC 2018: Nokia 8 Sirocco details leaked ahead of official launch
- February 05, 2018

It seems that the company is planning to launch a bunch of Android Smartphones under Nokia brand in 2018. Meanwhile, based on latest reports , the Nokia 7 Plus could sport a 6-inch 18:9 display with Gorilla glass protection. It is also believed to boot Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. The upcoming Nokia 7 Plus will reportedly come with Nokia's special OZO 360-degree spatial audio technology to provide a 360-degree crystal clear sound. (more...)
NASA Found a Satellite That's Been Missing in Space for 13 Years NASA Found a Satellite That's Been Missing in Space for 13 Years
- February 04, 2018

The Cassini probe around Saturn proved to be so reliable that its mission was extended multiple times and the Juno probe hanging out around Jupiter is already being considered for a mission extension thanks to its steady performance. Scientists and engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will continue to try to analyze the data from the spacecraft to learn more about the state of the spacecraft. (more...)
Brian Dawkins the newest Bronco to enter Hall of Fame Brian Dawkins the newest Bronco to enter Hall of Fame
- February 04, 2018

They will join linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher , safety Brian Dawkins as well as Jerry Kramer , Robert Brazil and Bobby Beathard as part of this year's enshrinement class. In 214 games over 14 seasons, Moss was a four-time All-Pro and six-time Pro Bowler who caught 982 passes for 15,292 yards and 156 TDs - trailing only Jerry Rice for the most ever. (more...)
Lindsey Vonn notches 80th World Cup win Lindsey Vonn notches 80th World Cup win
- February 04, 2018

Lindsey Vonn can claim a hat-trick of downhill victories in Garmisch-Partenkirchen this weekend in the women's final World Cup tune-up before the Winter Olympics. Lindsey Vonn is keeping a few cards up her sleeve for the Olympics, which start next week, despite bidding to chalk up her 81st World Cup win on Sunday. (more...)
Apple takes top spot in worldwide smartphone market in Q4 Apple takes top spot in worldwide smartphone market in Q4
- February 03, 2018

The market is also consolidating into a set of five big players with Apple , Samsung , Huawei , Xiaomi and OPPO all showing growth for the year at the expense of smaller players, who saw their slice of the market decline dramatically. (more...)
Analyst's Trends to observe: Nokia Corporation (NOK)
- February 03, 2018

Lightbridge Corporation (LTBR ) strike $2.10 in the Thursday trading session. Noting its average daily volume at 13.79 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.31 and as high as 15.8. By taking a look at the stock's current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. (more...)
Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) Position Held by Bluestein RH & Company Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) Position Held by Bluestein RH & Company
- February 03, 2018

American Financial Group Inc who had been investing in Franklin Res Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $23.13 billion market cap company. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Thursday, September 10. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $323.67. (more...)
Johnson Controls Inc (NYSE:JCI) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend
- February 03, 2018

South Dakota Investment Council now owns 59,800 shares of the auto parts company's stock worth $2,593,000 after buying an additional 2,124 shares during the period. Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $507,858 activity. Its up 0.25, from 0.5 in 2017Q2. Its 52-week high and low range is $44.54 and $34.51, respectively. (more...)
Google to use Machine Learning to anticipate flights Google to use Machine Learning to anticipate flights
- February 03, 2018

In addition to the aforementioned delay predictions, travelers can now track flights and check details about economy fares so that they are not surprised by additional fees when they get to the airline check-in counter at the airport. Google just added an extra function on its Flights application that can predict flight delays even before announcement from airlines. This way users will know just how miserable a flight will be and what they might end up having to pay for later on. (more...)
Super NES Classic Edition Reached 4 Million Units In Global Sell-Through Super NES Classic Edition Reached 4 Million Units In Global Sell-Through
- February 03, 2018

As part of their latest financial reports , Nintendo has disclosed that they have sold about four million Super NES Classic Editions thus far. That number includes sales in the United States as well as Japan and Europe. While the system doesn't support physical media or digital downloads, it does come pre-installed with 21 games, including The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past , Final Fantasy III, Super Mario World and the never-before-released Star Fox 2 . (more...)
Macquarie Begins Coverage on Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC)
- February 03, 2018

The institutional investor held 139,957 shares of the electronic components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.09M, down from 242,240 at the end of the previous reported quarter. According to today's trading volume Western Digital Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. (more...)
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
- February 03, 2018

The Price to book ratio is the current share price of a company divided by the book value per share. RBC Capital Markets maintained RPM International Inc. In terms of EBITDA Yield, International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) now has a value of 0.080940. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) earned "Market Perform" rating by Bernstein on Tuesday, July 19. (more...)
Intel Reportedly Planning To Release Augmented Reality Glasses Later This Year Intel Reportedly Planning To Release Augmented Reality Glasses Later This Year
- February 03, 2018

The glasses will connect to smartphones via Bluetooth and display information in the wearer's field of view via a laser projector, said the report . The chipmaker is said to be planning to sell a majority stake in a spinoff company that will sell this smart glasses. (more...)
Facebook's Facebook's "kids Massenger app" called for shut down, under-age are signing up
- February 03, 2018

While responding the group's call to shutter down Messenger Kids, a company's spokesperson said in an email statement that Messenger Kids is a messaging app that assists children and parents to chat in a safe way, with giving parents complete control over their kid's contacts and interactions. (more...)
Amazon's Alexa can now send SMS messages to any phone Amazon's Alexa can now send SMS messages to any phone
- February 03, 2018

The Alexa app will also ask you to accept Android OS permissions. However, if you ask her to "send a text", Alexa will send a regular text message to the contact of your choice. Go to the Conversations section. If not, Amazon will send a standard SMS instead. Tap "OK", then "Allow". That being said, every message by default will be routed to Alexa device and only if it is not available the message will then be relayed via SMS. (more...)
Satellite galaxies of Centaurus A are on a coordinated dance — Surprise Satellite galaxies of Centaurus A are on a coordinated dance — Surprise
- February 03, 2018

Federico Lelli of the European Southern Observatory says that large galaxies, like our own Milky Way, are usually surrounded by dwarf galaxies (satellite galaxies), which are smaller and dimmer. On Earth, you just take pictures of the sky every few years and look at where the stars are. "We see that half of them are red-shifted, meaning they are receding from us, and the other half are blue-shifted, which tells us they are approaching", said astronomer Marcel Pawlowski from the University ... (more...)
Swings Appear on Volume Interest : Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)
- February 03, 2018

The time frame or length you choose for a moving average, also called the "look back period", can play a big role in how effective it is. Technical analysis focuses on the study of past market action to predict future price movement. In theory, there are an infinite number of simple moving averages , but the most common are three SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200. Finally observing long term time frame, 200-day simple moving average is more helpful at telling general investing trends lasting 200 ... (more...)