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Google Snippets now show you more Google Snippets now show you more
- Декабря 06, 2017

A lot has changed in Google's search engine since those early days-it's no longer a list of blue links. For example, if you are looking up information about skiing (perhaps to prepare for the 2018 Olympic games), you might see some related searches pop up in the Google Knowledge Panel on that subject, directing you to downhill skiing, snowboarding, and more. (more...)
Amazon Prime Video For Apple TV With Universal Search Feature Rolls Out Amazon Prime Video For Apple TV With Universal Search Feature Rolls Out
- Декабря 06, 2017

Cook reiterated that same news at the debut of the Apple TV 4K on September 12th but again gave no firm release date. The app appeared on the Apple TV App Store early Wednesday morning after Apple accidentally promoted its release for a brief period through the iOS AppStore Tuesday afternoon. (more...)
Ai.Type keyboard's lax security leaks millions of user data Ai.Type keyboard's lax security leaks millions of user data
- Декабря 06, 2017

While AI.type says the database has since been secured, the report is still incredibly damning, specifically relating to the app's collection of seemingly critical information. Specific details on users' messaging habits including average messages per day, words per message and more were also discovered by researchers. AI.type says on its website that user's privacy 'is our main concern'. (more...)
Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) Holdings Reduced by SG Americas Securities LLC
- Декабря 06, 2017

The company's market cap is $35.88 Billion, and the average volume is 6.34 Million. Technical traders may be staring at recent indicator levels on shares of Viacom, Inc. Therefore 70% are positive. New York Times had 12 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, July 19. (more...)
One More Step Toward 2018 Emoji List One More Step Toward 2018 Emoji List
- Декабря 06, 2017

It's important to note the list of candidates is not a final list and is subject to change before approval. The changes in this new beta list of emojis includes making superhero and supervillain smiley faces into human-form emoji. This means that by next fall, if all the current emoji candidates from Unicode are approved, you could have roughly 130 new emojis with some or all that are reversible. (more...)
Yamana Gold Inc. (YRI) Insider Acquires C$13600.00 in Stock Yamana Gold Inc. (YRI) Insider Acquires C$13600.00 in Stock
- Декабря 06, 2017

In the last quarter, insiders have bought 144,400 shares of company stock valued at $496,226. Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its position in Yamana Gold by 3.4% in the first quarter. This represents a $0.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.74%. Yamana Gold (NYSE: AUY ) has average revenue estimates of $464.9 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $422.09 Million and high estimates of $486.55 Million for the current quarter. (more...)
Google Starts Blocking YouTube on Fire TV, Echo Show Google Starts Blocking YouTube on Fire TV, Echo Show
- Декабря 06, 2017

Engadget added that, according to its own unnamed source, Google reportedly didn't like Amazon's YouTube workarounds, which may not allow for the collection of ad revenues that Google gets from those videos. Then late last month, Amazon announced that YouTube was back for the Echo Show; its return was joined by a different user interface and some additional abilities missing from the original implementation. (more...)
INTC) — Intel Corporation (NASDAQ
- Декабря 05, 2017

Intel Corporation ( INTC ) performance during the last one year upgraded 30.24 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a positive trend of 22.66 percent. They expect $0.28 EPS, down 39.13% or $0.18 from last year's $0.46 per share. PDFS's profit will be $319,476 for 407.75 P/E if the $0.01 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Another day, another notable breach: This time it's a PayPal firm Another day, another notable breach: This time it's a PayPal firm
- Декабря 05, 2017

Now it has been revealed that personally identifiable information for approximately 1.6 million customers of TIO Networks - a payment processor acquired by PayPal barely five months ago - may have been compromised. "We will continue to communicate important updates to customers", TIO added . TIO Networks now has about 14 million customer bill pay accounts for utilities, telecommunications, cable or wireless bills, and processed over $7 billion in bill payments previous year. (more...)
Introducing Stories Highlights and Stories Archive Introducing Stories Highlights and Stories Archive
- Декабря 05, 2017

The highlight will appear on your profile. Similar to Snapchat's memories feature, if you enable the new Stories Archive setting, then Instagram will automatically download your Stories to your account's archive before they expire. The flip side is that I rarely return to my old stories, wherever I've posted them - the posts are meant to be ephemeral, after all. Until now, Instagram profiles have been places for carefully manicured self-presentation . (more...)
Samsung starts production of 512GB eUFS chips, could appear in Galaxy S9 Samsung starts production of 512GB eUFS chips, could appear in Galaxy S9
- Декабря 05, 2017

However, that barrier has now been broken as Samsung today has officially announced its new 512GB embedded UFS solution. The technology behind this new flash storage solution is based on Samsung's current 48-layer 256 gigabit (Gb) V-NAND chips. (more...)
December security bulletin posted ahead of likely Android 8.1 release tomorrow December security bulletin posted ahead of likely Android 8.1 release tomorrow
- Декабря 05, 2017

Google Pixel 2 looks somewhat like the original Pixel in terms of design. The HDFC credit card holders can also get a cashback of Rs 8,000 if they purchase the device via EMI transaction and the users can also avail additional discount of Rs 5,000, if they exchange an old smartphone for the Google Pixel 2. (more...)
Apple has started selling an unlocked iPhone X from its online store Apple has started selling an unlocked iPhone X from its online store
- Декабря 05, 2017

This option is ideal for business travelers who don't want to stick with a wireless carrier and who might want to pop in a SIM card from another carrier, such as an global one during a trip. The SIM-free iPhone X is the model you need. Carriers offer the option to pay the price of the smartphone in monthly installments, but those options aren't available when you buy a SIM-free iPhone X. (more...)
Facebook debuts messenger app for kids Facebook debuts messenger app for kids
- Декабря 05, 2017

The Facebook Messenger Kids app is an app especially for the kids that they can use to chat with family and friends. "When we heard about the need for better apps directly from parents during research and conversations with parents, we knew we needed to develop it alongside with the people who were going to use it, as well as experts who could help guide our thinking", Cheng said in a statement. (more...)
Honor 7X, Honor V10 Launch Honor 7X, Honor V10 Launch
- Декабря 05, 2017

The former was launched in China back in October but the latter was launched just last week. We recently got a new update that, the company might launch another smartphone (which is expected to be the flagship Huawei Honor V10 ) along with Honor 7X's launch. (more...)
Target Wallet launched for in-store mobile payment Target Wallet launched for in-store mobile payment
- Декабря 05, 2017

With Wallet, you can checkout using your Target REDcard and use coupons via the retailer's Cartwheel program all at once. Currently, Wallet is only open to those who have the Target REDcard, but the feature will roll out to non-cardholders soon. (more...)
Rumor: Apple May Be Working On An Even Cheaper iPad for 2018 Rumor: Apple May Be Working On An Even Cheaper iPad for 2018
- Декабря 05, 2017

The lower rate should attract more price-oriented consumers to switch to Apple, and thus allow the company to maintain its current 10 million-unit tablet shipments per quarter. This might, in turn, revive the sales of the iPad, which have been falling since 2014. That should also make it more accessible to schools that have been wanting iPad as part of their school kits. (more...)
Destiny 2 - Expansion I: Curse of Osiris Launch Trailer Destiny 2 - Expansion I: Curse of Osiris Launch Trailer
- Декабря 05, 2017

She acts as the Vanguard for Warlocks, and is one of the strongest Warlocks in history. Destiny 2 servers are going to be offline for 3 hours for maintenance from 7 AM to 10 AM (the time may or may not get pushed back a bit). For PVP there will be new Strikes, new Crucible Arenas and a brand new selection of weapons and armour. In addition to a new quest line centering around the famed warlock Osiris, Curse of Osiris will offer a handful of new locations to explore. (more...)
PlayStation Stores Leak The God Of War Release Date PlayStation Stores Leak The God Of War Release Date
- Декабря 05, 2017

Now, the biggest doubt is related to the launch date of the game. Sony has been treating us with trailers and other tidbits for the past year but we're still waiting to know when we can officially play the game. It's entirely possible that someone activated the new release date too early, or that it was posted in error. We are more inclined towards the Sony event because it would make all the sense for the company to make the announcement at home. (more...)
The Division gets Resistance update tomorrow with new game modes The Division gets Resistance update tomorrow with new game modes
- Декабря 05, 2017

The update will be available on Xbox One, Windows PC, and PlayStation 4. There's no doubt that 2017 has been a big year for Ubisoft, as the company has released plenty of major new games such as Assassin's Creed Origins and South Park: The Fractured But Whole . (more...)
Ferrari boss reiterates threat to quit F1 Ferrari boss reiterates threat to quit F1
- Декабря 05, 2017

Instead, Alfa Romeo is serving as title sponsor and technical partner of current F1 team Sauber . Formula One team Alfa Romeo-Sauber confirmed that Charles Leclerc of Monaco would join Swedish driver Marcus Ericsson to race during the 2018 season. (more...)
Crazy Volume Spikes for: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)
- Декабря 05, 2017

It has outperformed by 2.22% the S&P500. Coatue Management Llc sold 69,065 shares as the company's stock rose 23.27% with the market. Examining Institutional Ownership at Activision Blizzard, Inc . Finally, Achmea Investment Management B.V. acquired a new position in Activision Blizzard during the first quarter worth $1,450,000. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Hilliard Lyons on Thursday, August 6. (more...)
Nokia 9 may beat everyother expensive smartphone in the market Nokia 9 may beat everyother expensive smartphone in the market
- Декабря 05, 2017

However, a new report from China suggests the device will become official only next month. It seems as if HMD may not reveal the new Nokia 9 before the end of this year, with current signs pointing towards a January 19th announcement. The next-generation handset is also expected to come packed with a 6GB/8GB RAM and a 64GB/128GB internal memory (with microSD card slot), mount a dual camera and house a 3,800mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 support. (more...)
Overwatch Introduces a Whole New Currency Just for League Skins Overwatch Introduces a Whole New Currency Just for League Skins
- Декабря 05, 2017

Earlier this year, Blizzard confirmed that Overwatch players would be able to unlock skins based on Overwatch League teams . I've reached out to Blizzard to inquire about token costs and availability, and will update if I receive a reply. (more...)
Monster Hunter Stories Just Hit Mobile Phones In Japan Monster Hunter Stories Just Hit Mobile Phones In Japan
- Декабря 05, 2017

We expect its total size, when it releases, to be a lot more than we see in the Beta. The game can b e started from 5pm GMT on December 9 and runs until Tuesday December 12 at 4:59pm GMT. The game, which launches next month, will be available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 , and for the first time in the mainline series, PC. Completing each hunt will net rewards that will unlock in the full game once it's released in early 2018. (more...)

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