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Horseman Capital Management LTD Continues to Hold Stake in Tesla INC (TSLA)
- January 01, 2018

John Horseman increased its stake in Tesla Inc ( TSLA ) by 466.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Saba Capital Management Lp sold 47,900 shares as the company's stock rose 14.18% with the market. As per Friday, June 24, the company rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research. Finally, Essex Financial Services Inc. lifted its holdings in Tesla by 2.4% during the second quarter. (more...)
Samsung finally sheds some light on the battery issues with Note 8 Samsung finally sheds some light on the battery issues with Note 8
- January 01, 2018

But the list does suggest that the LG G7 may not benefit from the Snapdragon 845 , underlining the possibility of an exclusivity deal for Samsung which has been reported previously. All these phones would be powered by new Chipset for faster and smoother User Interface. Moving on to Sony, Sony will also launch a couple of new smartphones to its Xperia smartphones series lineup. (more...)
Samsung and LG say they don't slow phones with degraded batteries Samsung and LG say they don't slow phones with degraded batteries
- January 01, 2018

It determined that normal chemical aging of the batteries in older iPhones contributed to their performance issues. Starting in late January 2018 and continuing through the end of December 2018, Apple will replace the battery of any iPhone for $29. (more...)
Super moon rising on New Year's Day Super moon rising on New Year's Day
- January 01, 2018

In total it contains around 100 stars and covers an area about the same as the full Moon. You'll hear it referred to as a "super moon" since it's physically so close to the Earth. Sirius's brightness is due in part to its relative closeness to our own Sun. Also, since Sirius is more than 8 light years away, you're not seeing it as it is right now, but you're seeing what it looked like in 2010 when "The Walking Dead" first showed up on TV and the first Apple iPads started showing up on the ... (more...)
WhatsApp messages, Facebook Greetings, Images, GIFs for friends and family WhatsApp messages, Facebook Greetings, Images, GIFs for friends and family
- December 31, 2017

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. New Year celebrations have become a part of our culture. This quote is extremely meaningful for the new year . New Year's day is one of the most celebrated public holidays in the world. This is the time of the year to leave behind all sorrows, worries and failures and hope for a new beginning. (more...)
Kimco Realty Corp (KIM) Position Boosted by Schroder Investment Management Group
- December 31, 2017

It has underperformed by 48.43% the S&P500. With an institutional ownership near 71.2%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 1.62. The Torray Llc holds 856,418 shares with $21.70M value, up from 835,987 last quarter. Price T Rowe Assoc Incorporated Md, a Maryland-based fund reported 8.93M shares. The stock of Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, December 15 by Barclays Capital. (more...)
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports
- December 31, 2017

It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. (ABCO) by 46.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jvl Advisors Llc sold 93,900 shares as the company's stock declined 8.34% while stock markets rallied. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI ) is expected to post revenue of $2.47 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 24 analysts. Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $239.12 million activity. (more...)
Apple says sorry, slashes battery replacement price
- December 31, 2017

It said it had made changes to the iOS operating system to manage ageing lithium-ion batteries in some devices, because the batteries' performance diminishes over time. New batteries had previously cost Canadian customers $99 for those who didn't purchase the Apple Care maintenance plan. This comes in the wake of lawsuits and public outrage after Apple said it slowed older iPhones. (more...)
Portola Pharmaceuticals INC (PTLA) Position Has Lifted by Partner Fund Management Lp
- December 31, 2017

The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $47.29. SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)'s earnings per share has been growing at a -16.2 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -5.4 percent. (more...)
Apple offers a ($29) fix for customers upset over slowed-down iPhones
- December 31, 2017

At the same time, the company also said that it was reducing the price of battery replacement for older iPhones in the USA to $29. Apple has mentioned in its letter that they would never do anything to intentionally shorten the life of any Apple product. (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stake Lowered by Norway Savings Bank
- December 31, 2017

State Of Tennessee Treasury Department who had been investing in Expedia Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $18.26 billion market cap company. Mizuho has "Hold" rating and $125 target. Among 52 analysts covering Apple Inc . They expect $3.75 earnings per share, up 11.61% or $0.39 from last year's $3.36 per share. (more...)
Appreciate Lamar Jackson and stop worrying about his NFL Draft stock Appreciate Lamar Jackson and stop worrying about his NFL Draft stock
- December 30, 2017

Jackson was actually better in 2017 than in 2016. MSU was beaten handily on the road by Georgia, 31-3, and Auburn, 49-10, in back-to-back weeks. Although they were able to get back on the right track with four straight double digit victories, they had their hearts ripped out in a hard-fought loss at the hands of the Alabama Crimson Tide. (more...)
Is Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) a Buy? The Stock Reported Less Sellers
- December 30, 2017

Hutchinson Capital Management who had been investing in Intel Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $216.03B market cap company. Shares for $3.99M were sold by BRYANT ANDY D. YOFFIE DAVID B sold 30,000 shares worth $1.35M. About 17.39 million shares traded. Intel's revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. (more...)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Insider Sells $5498508.34 in Stock
- December 30, 2017

It also reduced its holding in Borgwarner Inc (NYSE:BWA) by 36,555 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,375 shares, and cut its stake in Vanguard Bd Index Fd Inc (BIV). Gilead Sciences, Inc is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines in areas of unmet medical need. (more...)
LG and Samsung Do Not Slow Down Their Smartphones as Batteries Age
- December 30, 2017

The tech giant's disclosure echoed a belief that the company purposely slows down its older phones to encourage users to buy newer iPhone models. In its letter , Apple said that batteries are "consumable components", and is now offering anyone with an iPhone 6 or later a battery replacement for $29 starting in late January through December 2018. (more...)
Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones
- December 30, 2017

One lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of NY, said - "Had Plaintiffs been informed by Apple that a simple battery replacement would have improved the performance of their iPhones , Plaintiffs would have chosen to replace their batteries which was clearly a more cost effective method rather than upgrading to a new iPhone that was extremely costly". (more...)
Android Parallel Tasks solves a major shortcoming in Chrome OS Android Parallel Tasks solves a major shortcoming in Chrome OS
- December 30, 2017

This, importantly, means access to the Google Play Store on your Chromebook . It's technically possible to run multiple Android apps at once in Chrome OS but you'll quickly notice that only the primary, in-focus app is active. It looks like a fix for that may be inbound, though. A report by Chrome Unboxed details a new feature in Chrome 64 beta called Android Parallel Tasks that lets Android apps run continuously in the background even when you're actively using another program. (more...)
Porsche Mission E specs spill as Tesla rival forms Porsche Mission E specs spill as Tesla rival forms
- December 29, 2017

These are expected to correspond with the automaker's base, S and Turbo designations. According to well-known and extremely well-connected freelance writer Georg Kacher, the all-wheel drive J1 will have a uniform electric motor on the front axle, spinning up to 16,000rpm for an output of 215bhp. (more...)
(NASDAQ:MSFT) is Shell Asset Management Co.'s 4th Largest Position
- December 29, 2017

Ibex Wealth Advisors now owns 97,508 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $6,118,000 after buying an additional 2,115 shares in the last quarter. The rating was initiated by JMP Securities with "Outperform" on Tuesday, March 29. Cortland Assoc Mo reported 0.08% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (more...)
Google quietly stops selling Pixel C tablet, favours Pixelbook as replacement Google quietly stops selling Pixel C tablet, favours Pixelbook as replacement
- December 29, 2017

The 10.2 inch device can be twinned with a magnetic full-size keyboard for maximum portability, and initially ran Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and not ChromeOS. The good news is even though Google has stopped selling the Pixel C tablet, the company will continue to support and update the device. Android's stock multitasking experience still leaves something to be desired, and Google has historically done a less-than-stellar job of fostering and promoting tablet-native Android apps. (more...)
Airtel launches Rs 93 pack with 1GB data, unlimited calling Airtel launches Rs 93 pack with 1GB data, unlimited calling
- December 29, 2017

The new Rs 93 data pack will be directly competing with Reliance Jio's Rs 98 pack which offers 150MB per day (2.1GB data for 14 days) of data along with unlimited local/STD calling with a validity of 14 days. Jio offers 1.2GB data per day which means 33.6GB of high-speed data for 28 days. There is no limit on the daily data usage, however, users will get only 1GB data for 10 days. (more...)
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) Raised to "Outperform" at Citigroup Inc
- December 29, 2017

It has outperformed by 47.84% the S&P500. Hallmark Capital Management Inc decreased Pepsico Inc (PEP) stake by 16.13% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The Value Composite Two of Marvell Technology Group Ltd . (NasdaqGS: MRVL ) is 43. Jefferies now has a $18.5 target price per share on shares of Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL ). (more...)
Russian Federation confirms missile defense system sale to Turkey Russian Federation confirms missile defense system sale to Turkey
- December 29, 2017

The Indian defense minister praised the performance and the characteristics of the S-400 air defense missile system. During a press conference in Tunisia Canikli was asked about Sergey Chemezov's remarks. Turkey and Russian Federation will sign a final agreement on the allocation of a loan for the purchase of S-400 Triumph air defense systems December 29, the Turkish media quoted the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying. (more...)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670, 640, and 460 Specifications Leak Qualcomm Snapdragon 670, 640, and 460 Specifications Leak
- December 29, 2017

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 is the only high end chipset that Qualcomm is going to introduce. Qualcomm and TSMC had earlier worked together for the production of Snapdragon 808 and the 810, but the Snapdragon 810 had drawn heavy criticism for overheating. (more...)
South Korea says 'comfort women' deal flawed, but Japan warns against change
- December 29, 2017

The issue of "comfort women" forced to work in military brothels during the second World War has long poisoned relations between Japan and South Korea, where many believe Tokyo has never shown sufficient remorse for crimes committed during the colonial period of 1910 to 1945. (more...)