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Snap Inc Stock Plummets After Q1 2018 Revenue Miss Snap Inc Stock Plummets After Q1 2018 Revenue Miss
- May 02, 2018

Estimates have increased by two cents for the current year over the last two months, and the Zacks Consensus sits at a loss of 53 cents per share. Snap investors on the trading-app Robinhood are selling shares more than they're buying ahead Tuesday's earnings. (more...)
Facebook F8 Day 1: Instagram AR is here, VR roadmap revealed Facebook F8 Day 1: Instagram AR is here, VR roadmap revealed
- May 02, 2018

Now, businesses will be able to use Facebook's Camera Effects Platform to prompt people to open Messenger's camera function, which then will be loaded with filters and AR effects for that brand. Nike is using Messenger to drop a new pair of sneakers, giving people an exclusive sneak peek at them through a curated and visual red carpet experience. (more...)
Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps
- May 02, 2018

For example, if you're one of the 8.6 million followers of "the most famous animal in the world", @jifpom , you'll have access to his special AR camera effects (because this is the world now). 'That means you turn any video into a National Basketball Association dunkcam or add a cloud of hearts and Pomeranians to fluff up your photo, ' Instagram says. (more...)
Sen. John McCain hospitalized for diverticulitis Sen. John McCain hospitalized for diverticulitis
- May 01, 2018

McCain specifically took Trump on, citing the president's frequent criticism of the USA government. Referring to President Donald Trump , McCain wrote, "He has declined to distinguish the actions of our government from the crimes of despotic ones". (more...)
Roma players wear 'Forza Sean' t-shirts in support of Liverpool fan Roma players wear 'Forza Sean' t-shirts in support of Liverpool fan
- May 01, 2018

The second leg of the Champions League semi-final is tomorrow evening at the Stadio Olimpico. " The situation Sean and his family are facing now makes something like playing football look trivial as you could imagine, but as a group of players we wanted to show our support and we thought having your clubs' jersey hanging alongside ours in the dressing room was a subtle way of doing that", Henderson wrote. (more...)
Following Gmail's makeover, Outlook rolls out new features focused on business users Following Gmail's makeover, Outlook rolls out new features focused on business users
- May 01, 2018

For users who want this, Outlook identifies bills they receive in email and can automatically add a calendar event on the due date, plus provides a reminder two days before. The iOS and Android apps are also getting proxy support, which will be useful for people working in companies that use proxies to block access to the internet. (more...)
United Kingdom lawmakers prepared to summon Facebook boss Zuckerberg over data scandal United Kingdom lawmakers prepared to summon Facebook boss Zuckerberg over data scandal
- May 01, 2018

A company spokesperson did say it would be following up with the committee to answer any outstanding questions it had after Schroepfer's session. We reached out to Facebook to ask whether its CEO will now agree to personally testify in front of the committee by May 24, per its request, but the company declined to provide a public statement on the issue. (more...)
Vodafone Launches New Prepaid Plans of Rs. 511 & 569 Vodafone Launches New Prepaid Plans of Rs. 511 & 569
- May 01, 2018

Rs 511 prepaid pack valid for 84 days: Under this plan, the telecom is offering its users 2GB of 3G/4G daily data usage, unlimited local and STD voice calls including roaming and 100 SMS on daily basis. In addition to this, Jio also offers free calling along with 70 SMS Jio suite of apps. The second new plan launched by Vodafone is plan 569. The latest Rs. (more...)
Dark Souls: Remastered Network Testing this Month Dark Souls: Remastered Network Testing this Month
- May 01, 2018

It'll be the first chance you'll get to take Dark Souls Remastered for a spin and check out the overhauled visuals for yourself, as seen in our gameplay and comparison videos below. He also confirmed that the game will have a resolution of 1080p on the base PS4 and 4K on the PS4 Pro, as well as 60fps framerate and a new six-player multiplayer PvP addition. (more...)
OnePlus 6 possibly to start at Rs 36999 in India OnePlus 6 possibly to start at Rs 36999 in India
- May 01, 2018

A report by True-tech.net claims to have sourced the India pricing from a "reliable and verified source". As per online leaks the 64GB variant of the OnePlus 6 will be priced $558 at (Approximately Rs 36,999) while the 128GB variant will come at $603 (Approximately Rs 39,999 ). (more...)
Eagle Capital Management LLC Trims Position in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)
- May 01, 2018

Cornerstone Advisors Inc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $719.61B market cap company. Menora Mivtachim Holdg holds 0.86% or 261,335 shares in its portfolio. Puzo Michael J has invested 2.91% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (more...)
How expensive a The Walt Disney Company (DIS) stock is? How expensive a The Walt Disney Company (DIS) stock is?
- May 01, 2018

Bb&T Corp who had been investing in Sumitomo Mitsui for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $59.33B market cap company. The performance of the stock over the past seven days has dropped by -1.01%, over the past one-month price index is 0.70% while over the last three months is -11.55%. (more...)
DotDigital Group Plc (LON:DOTD) Ratings Summary on April 30, 2018
- May 01, 2018

Orrstown Ser has invested 0.06% in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA). Cleararc reported 28,060 shares. Lsv Asset Mngmt has 0.03% invested in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). The stock of Glencore Plc (LON:GLEN) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, February 18. On Monday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with "Outperform". (more...)
Fitbit and Google team to use machine learning on your fitness data Fitbit and Google team to use machine learning on your fitness data
- May 01, 2018

It will allow customers to quickly and conveniently share health data with doctors and others in the health care community. Although Twine has EMR integration, Fitbit's collaboration with Google will give it another way to connect user data with electronic medical records, a Fitbit spokeswoman said in an email. (more...)
Apple Faces Wall Street 'Panic' Over iPhone
- May 01, 2018

All models should be capable to run Augmented Reality Apps with updated iOS 12. Expect Apple to unveil its new affordable $550 iPhone with large 6.3-inch screen later this summer, if rumours prove accurate. This will have a new type of display which uses a technology called Cover Glass Sensor, instead of having touch sensors built into the display. The use of "CGS" technology will make the display lighter and more resistant to shocks. (more...)
WhatsApp founder Jan Koum to leave Facebook WhatsApp founder Jan Koum to leave Facebook
- May 01, 2018

Amid ongoing scrutiny over Facebook's privacy and security standards, WhatsApp founder Jan Koum announced Monday that he's leaving the company. In response to a request for comment, Facebook directed CNN to Koum's farewell post . The company has been under scrutiny for how Russian agents used it to influence voters before the 2016 presidential election and more recently for its lack of data protections for users, a subject that gained attention after revelations that the British political ... (more...)
3D Touch to Be Dropped From New iPhones 3D Touch to Be Dropped From New iPhones
- May 01, 2018

Therefore, a well-known analyst of the company KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo speculated that the iPhone 2018 will have a 6.1-inch IPS screen. However, what that sensor will be used for is yet to be known. In India, the base-level iPhone X is being sold at Rs 84,999. Most likely, nothing, really. It also appears that Apple is not only confining the use of the CGS technology to the iPhone 2018 model. (more...)
£20m study to investigate collapse risk of major Antarctic glacier £20m study to investigate collapse risk of major Antarctic glacier
- May 01, 2018

We already know Thwaites Glacier is melting at a rate of about 40 centimeters per year, according to the BBC . They will head out to Thwaites Glacier, which is considered one of the most risky glaciers in the world when it comes to future rises in sea level. (more...)
2018 iPhones may not come with free headphone dongle 2018 iPhones may not come with free headphone dongle
- May 01, 2018

While Moskowitz expects the lower priced 2018 LCD iPhone to boost iPhone sales, he believes it will only be a short-term gain and won't increase Apple's services revenue in a meaningful way. AirPods are also an improvement over the bundled EarPods now shipped with iPhone handsets. Although the dongle has helped ease the transition to elimination of the headphone jack since the iPhone 7's debut, Apple may no longer feel the need to bundle it as AirPods and other wireless headphone become ... (more...)
BlackBerry KEYone Successor Spotted on TENAA, Leaked Images Emerge BlackBerry KEYone Successor Spotted on TENAA, Leaked Images Emerge
- April 30, 2018

BlackBerry , or at least TCL, still isn't done with QWERTY phones apparently. Now dubbed the BlackBerry KeyTwo (or Key2), the image uploaded to TENAA shows a device which looks similar to the KeyOne , with a physical keyboard below what appears to be an nearly bezel-less display. (more...)
Intel Corporation (INTC) Sets 1-Year High on April, 29 at $52.73 Intel Corporation (INTC) Sets 1-Year High on April, 29 at $52.73
- April 30, 2018

About 21.18M shares traded. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) has risen 44.65% since April 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.10% the S&P500. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, July 19 by M Partners. The Harvey Partners Llc holds 80,000 shares with $3.69M value, down from 122,500 last quarter. (more...)
Release date CONFIRMED for tomorrow, start time latest Release date CONFIRMED for tomorrow, start time latest
- April 30, 2018

They posted: "Brace for impact!" We should start seeing the real fireworks happen either today or tomorrow, and depending on what happens, we may very well start saying goodbye to one of the zones in Fortnite when the meteor hits. Following the most recent Fortnite update last week, dataminers have been looking into the new files for clues about potential changes to the game. (more...)
Look for the full pink moon - plus Venus and Jupiter - on Sunday Look for the full pink moon - plus Venus and Jupiter - on Sunday
- April 30, 2018

The name comes from the Wild Ground Phlox, which is one of the first flowers of spring. Check out TimeandDate to see when is the best time to see the full pink moon in your city. The moon is also called the Sprouting Grass Moon, the Egg Moon and the Fish Moon - names given to the moon by early Colonial Americans who learned those names from local Native American tribes, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac . (more...)
IPhone X: Apple Might Be Retiring A Popular Feature For 2018 IPhone X: Apple Might Be Retiring A Popular Feature For 2018
- April 30, 2018

Kuo believes that this new displays setup will be used in all iPhone 2019 variants. Other two model should have the 3D touch as they are OLED models using the same display technology. It is therefore likely to reduce the cost of the iPhone 2018, chose to deprive the smartphone features 3D touch. While I am not sold on the news completely, I do see a possibility of that happening especially since iPhone X isn't doing so well right now. (more...)
Huawei prepares itself for potential Android ban Huawei prepares itself for potential Android ban
- April 30, 2018

Reports are stating that the company has been developing its own alternatives to Windows 10 and Android operating systems since 2012, when the first investigation was launched against the company. For example, a study was recently started into the possible activities of Huawei in Iran. Insiders confirmed that the company might be prepared for the scenario with a new OS alongside its HiSilicon Kirin chipsets. (more...)