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Of Nevada Inc. Decreases Stake in Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS)
- August 02, 2017

More recent Citrix Systems, Inc. Suntrust Banks accumulated 7,497 shares or 0% of the stock. The company's stock had a trading volume of 854,739 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec decreased Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR) stake by 187,800 shares to 40,600 valued at $2.26M in 2016Q4. (NYSE:PBA) by 30,850 shares in the quarter, for a total of 389,861 shares, and has risen its stake in Kraft Heinz Co. (more...)
Samsung heir denies involvement in key merger in graft trial Samsung heir denies involvement in key merger in graft trial
- August 02, 2017

But despite his senior position and the absence of his father - which effectively left him at the helm of the group - Lee said his knowledge of other industries "was far more limited". Samsung and Lee have denied the charges, with the company contending the merger was only meant to enhance the competitiveness of its affiliates, and that donations to foundations associated with Park's friend were regular contributions to a public cause. (more...)
Designer Baby On Way? US Scientists Modify Genes Of Human Embryo Designer Baby On Way? US Scientists Modify Genes Of Human Embryo
- August 02, 2017

The researchers concentrated on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) a heart muscle disease that affects about 1 in 500 people and can result in sudden death. Once the defective elements of the gene had been snipped away, the embryo's own cellular fix systems replaced them with healthy versions. Only one was a mosaic. (more...)
Facebook Prioritizing Faster Loading Stories on its News Feed Facebook Prioritizing Faster Loading Stories on its News Feed
- August 02, 2017

Though the company does not implicitly call out the Instant Articles program in the blog post , Facebook media relations team has always been pushing the initiative on companies. According to Facebook's announcement, the company will take into account the estimated load time of a webpage when someone clicks a link in the News Feed on the Facebook mobile app. (more...)
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank Of Canada Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank Of Canada
- August 02, 2017

Therefore 48% are positive. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $56.47. Several analysts have issued reports on the company. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Sell". BidaskClub cut Dunkin' Brands Group from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. (more...)
Samsung's next wearable could be a fitness tracker/smartwatch hybrid Samsung's next wearable could be a fitness tracker/smartwatch hybrid
- August 02, 2017

Samsung has been working on a new wearable device . It then goes on to say that the new product takes "the best bits from Gear S3 and Gear Fit 2 ", and that it's in the form of a smartwatch rather than an activity tracker . It will be coming with a revamped UI with enhanced widgets for glanceable information for viewing the progress of fitness goals. The mystery device will also offer inactivity alerts, for example to prompt you to get up and about when you're sitting on a plane or to ... (more...)
Reddit Is Redesigning Itself To Look More lIke Facebook And Twitter Reddit Is Redesigning Itself To Look More lIke Facebook And Twitter
- August 02, 2017

The homepage redesign, which involves rewriting all of its code from the ground up, is an attempt to make the site feel less musty and outdated. In order to support the redesign, Reddit has been hiring additional employees. While this redesign hasn't yet been implemented, it's hard to imagine that the bulk of Reddit's users will be happy with the visual changes Huffman is describing. (more...)
PayPal Comes to the New Skype PayPal Comes to the New Skype
- August 02, 2017

Send Money is not yet supported in South Africa. "Whether it's to send money to your daughter studying overseas, reimburse a friend for grabbing milk at the store, or one of a million other reasons you might need to transfer cash, Send Money makes it easy and efficient", Microsoft says. (more...)
All Maserati Cars To Feature Electric Drive From 2019 All Maserati Cars To Feature Electric Drive From 2019
- August 02, 2017

That was the promise made overnight by the boss of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Sergio Marchionne. Marchionne proposed the initial transformation phase guiding the group's electrification steps until 2022, when the majority of FCA models will be electrically powered in some way or another. (more...)
We've already used 100% of natural resources for 2017 We've already used 100% of natural resources for 2017
- August 02, 2017

In order to fulfil demands, humans would require 1.7 Earths this year, it added. Overshoot Day is being pretty much ignored in North America; it started in the United Kingdom with a British think tank and like the great green building concept, One Planet Living , has not really caught on. (more...)
Trump Launches Trump Launches "Real News" Program, Hosted By His Daughter, On Facebook
- August 02, 2017

Lara Trump touched on various stories, including the president donating his salary and the economy. But they also reported on the turmoil within the White House, the failure of his party to repeal and replace Obamacare, and the president's tweets that he wanted to ban transgender people from serving in the military. (more...)
Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire Expansion Revealed Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire Expansion Revealed
- August 02, 2017

Through Living World Season 3, players saw how committed Balthazar is to hunting Elder Dragons and now here in the Crystal Desert he has arrived to do just that. Accounts in good standing can partake in a preview on August 11th to 13th which offers access to the Crystal Oasis, some story and the raptor mount. (more...)
Mobile wins all awards in latest OpenSignal report on USA networks Mobile wins all awards in latest OpenSignal report on USA networks
- August 02, 2017

OpenSignal measured Verizon's average 4G download speed at 14.9 Mbps in this report - a 12 percent drop from the 16.9 Mbps speed it tallied in OpenSignal's February report. Sprint by far saw the biggest improvement in this metric. Finally, OpenSignal says that while T-Mobile won out in all award categories it's locked into a close network battle with Verizon . (more...)
Vehicle sales seen lower in July; US automakers post sharp drops Vehicle sales seen lower in July; US automakers post sharp drops
- August 02, 2017

The firm's United States sales are down 2.5% for the year so far. Several major automakers, including GM, Ford, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Nissan Motor Co. Sales of the Ford Fusion midsize sedan dropped 42 percent, while sales of the Chevrolet Spark subcompact fell a whopping 82 percent. Ford's vehicle models continued to suffer from a market-wide shift in buyer preferences toward SUVs. (more...)
IBM scientists capture record-breaking 330TB of uncompressed data in tiny cartridge IBM scientists capture record-breaking 330TB of uncompressed data in tiny cartridge
- August 02, 2017

This is the fifth time since 2006 that IBM Research scientists have set a world record in tape storage. It is against this background that magnetic tape shows great potential as a storage media thanks to its various strengths, including its capacity for storing data over long periods of time, low power consumption, low cost, and space saving capabilities. (more...)
Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates Buy Rating for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
- August 02, 2017

The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The technology business posted $2.97 Earnings per share for the period, exceeding Zacks' average forecast of $2.74 by $0.23. A 6 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while6 believe that investors should either steer clear of IBM or, if they already own its stock, sell it. (more...)
AI-powered detection and removal dramatically improves YouTube's fight against extreme content AI-powered detection and removal dramatically improves YouTube's fight against extreme content
- August 02, 2017

YouTube , which a few months ago lost advertisers because of the terrorism-related content on its platform, says AI is proving to be a big help. In addition to banning videos that contain content which violates YouTube's user agreement, the site will also place some videos in a "limited state" which is created to prevent them from receiving attention. (more...)
Aston Martin Shows Off New V8 Vantage, Sort Of Aston Martin Shows Off New V8 Vantage, Sort Of
- August 02, 2017

In that auto, the engine makes 503 horsepower, but we could see it producing a bit more in the V8 Vantage seeing as it's a much sportier application. Later this year Aston Martin will also launch the DB11 V8 in preparation for the arrival of Bentley's new Continental GT . The engine is supplied as part of a technical collaboration between Aston Martin and Mercedes-AMG and will use the former's software. (more...)
BlackRock New York Municipal Bond Trust (BQH) MA Levels Holding Above FAMA BlackRock New York Municipal Bond Trust (BQH) MA Levels Holding Above FAMA
- August 02, 2017

Media coverage about Blackrock Taxable Municipal Bond Trust (NYSE:BBN) has trended positive on Sunday, Accern reports. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada holds 0% of its portfolio in BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (NYSE: BTA ) for 3,000 shares. (more...)
Sia to record Christmas album with Atlantic Records Sia to record Christmas album with Atlantic Records
- August 02, 2017

Atlantic Records Chairman/CEO Craig Kallman and Atlantic Records Chairman/COO Julie Greenwald had the following to say in a joint statement " Sia is a once-in-a-generation artist". Sia just wrapped up her North American tour and now has three remaining shows in 2017, all taking place in Australia or New Zealand. Now details about the project are scant at the moment, but according to IMDB , it's a drama dubbed Sister written & directed by Sia and starring her protege Maddie ... (more...)
NASA job opening to protect Earth from aliens has 6-figure salary NASA job opening to protect Earth from aliens has 6-figure salary
- August 02, 2017

However, only the European Space Agency and NASA employ a full time planetary protection officer. The post is open to USA citizens or United States nationals only. The job description offers that the successful applicant will be in a privileged position in the Office of Safety and Mission Assurance for Planetary Protection. (more...)
Jio Effect: Vodafone's Special Campus Plan 1GB Per Day At Rs 352 Jio Effect: Vodafone's Special Campus Plan 1GB Per Day At Rs 352
- August 02, 2017

Reliance Jio offers a similar plan, but the only difference is that their plan is priced in at Rs. 399, and that it also offers free roaming and unlimited SMS. Vodafone will give the benefits as mentioned earlier at Rs 352. This scheme is only for new customers, and costs Rs. 455. It is valid for 84 days. Along with it in Delhi NCR it is offering 1 GB for 84 days at Rs 349. (more...)
'Hotel of Doom' in North Korea unveiled after decades of setbacks 'Hotel of Doom' in North Korea unveiled after decades of setbacks
- August 02, 2017

Located in Pyongyang , North Korea, the Ryugyong Hotel was billed to be the world's tallest hotel but has yet to host a guest, making it instead, the world's largest unoccupied building. Pyongyang has been undergoing massive redevelopment since Kim assumed power when his father died in late 2011. The walls surrounding the Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang was taken down July 27. (more...)
Honda Motor (HMC) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.10 Honda Motor (HMC) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.10
- August 02, 2017

Finally, BidaskClub lowered Honda Motor from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. TheStreet upgraded shares of Honda Motor from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. (more...)
IPhone 8 : Tap to Wake, Home Indicator et autres rumeurs [MAJ] IPhone 8 : Tap to Wake, Home Indicator et autres rumeurs [MAJ]
- August 02, 2017

L'iPhone 8 , comme ses prédécesseurs, n'a pas échappé aux spéculations. L'iPhone 8 ne monte pas à ce niveau, mais Apple a tout de même publié elle-même, manifestement par erreur, le firmware complet de sa future enceinte HomePod , firmware qui contient de nombreux détails sur l'iPhone 8 . (more...)