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Hot Stocks Report: Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT), Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO)
- January 13, 2018

It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust decreased its stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) by 57.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with "Buy" on Thursday, September 28. AMAT is now undervalued by -21.07% relative to the average 1-year price target of $67.40 taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts. (more...)
Epic teases upcoming Fortnite Battle Royale changes in a new developer video Epic teases upcoming Fortnite Battle Royale changes in a new developer video
- January 13, 2018

As of late, Fortnite's Battle Royale mode has been on a roll with updates , with the latest patch adding a new Campfire item that heals , a change to the Boogie Bomb, and a much-needed fix to a major bug in the game. According to the game developer, the new city will have many chests and ammo boxes, so there is no doubt that this will be one of the hottest drop zones, especially in the first few weeks after the update . (more...)
Chromebooks With Meltdown Patch Have Been Listed By Google Chromebooks With Meltdown Patch Have Been Listed By Google
- January 13, 2018

The Intel exec said users shouldn't feel discouraged by these snags and continue to install updates from OS makers and OEMs. "Needless to say, enterprise users and hobbyists alike are immensely frustrated by having to choose between system security and system stability and performance, and that Intel isn't being fully forthright with some customers". (more...)
Scientists Caught Distant Supermassive Black Hole Burping Scientists Caught Distant Supermassive Black Hole Burping
- January 13, 2018

Those two burps are evidence of black hole activity, which has been suggested for a long time. Supermassive black holes are like your average black hole in that they're both regions with such strong gravitational effects that nothing, including light, can escape. (more...)
British premier Theresa May completes cabinet reshuffle amid criticism
- January 13, 2018

Damian Hinds took the role of education secretary. The Fareham MP was elected in 2015 and is the daughter of immigrants from Kenya and Mauritius. Among those leaving were education minister Robert Goodwill and Mark Garnier, the worldwide trade minister. (more...)
Detective Pikachu Release Date For 3DS Announced Alongside New, Huge Amiibo Detective Pikachu Release Date For 3DS Announced Alongside New, Huge Amiibo
- January 13, 2018

The move marks another step in the recent resurgence of Pokemon that began with Pokemon Go's release in 2016. Of course, you also play as a teenager, Tim, slowly peeling back the layers of a veritable, conspiratorial onion of Rhyme City in Detective Pikachu , with one character explicitly requesting you stay out of police business. (more...)
Follow the Tennessee Titans in the National Football League playoffs on KHON2 Follow the Tennessee Titans in the National Football League playoffs on KHON2
- January 13, 2018

Finishing is what the 6-foot-3, 247-pound Henry does best. Against Jacksonville on December 31, Henry made up for a rough day running by taking a screen 66 yards for a touchdown . Dan Shaughnessy, a sports columnist with the Boston Globe , really stirred things up this week when he wrote a column titled: Forget the Titans. That's right: The blocking of Tennessee's quarterback is part of how the Patriots could be upset Saturday. (more...)
Indian Space Agency Launches 31 Satellites in Single Mission Indian Space Agency Launches 31 Satellites in Single Mission
- January 13, 2018

The team was seen beaming and congratulating each other after the range controller announced the successful separation of different stages, especially the heat shield, two minutes and 31 seconds after take-off and deployment of all the satellites except India's Microsat, which was injected into a lower obit an hour later. (more...)
NextEra Energy Partners (NEP) Now Covered by Guggenheim
- January 13, 2018

NextEra Energy Partners has a 52-week low of $26.97 and a 52-week high of $44.24. X Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 0.03% or 26,607 shares in its portfolio. Nextera Energy Inc now has $71.19 billion valuation. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, April 24 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
LOOKING AHEAD: LOOKING AHEAD: "Super, Blood, Blue, Lunar Eclipse" later this month
- January 13, 2018

You may not even notice this at first, but after about 4:30 a.m., you'll see some distinct shading on the eastern part of the Moon. December 3 was the first in a series of three supermoons, and was the only one of 2017. The second full moon and the total lunar eclipse are happening on January 31. In fact, you can call it a super blue blood moon . When the Moon appears red or is eclipsed, it is also referred to as a " blood Moon ", so we will essentially see a super-blue-blood Moon at ... (more...)
Ford and Postmates Will Test Autonomous Delivery Vehicles Ford and Postmates Will Test Autonomous Delivery Vehicles
- January 13, 2018

In addition to new partner Postmates, Ford will be testing further with existing partners Lyft and Domino's, and already it's gleaned some insights from the latter two, including learning that many of its early users of the Domino's autonomous delivery service say "bye" to the driverless auto and enjoy interacting with its voice powered instructions interface. (more...)
Tesla Inc starts production of electricity-producing shingles Tesla Inc starts production of electricity-producing shingles
- January 13, 2018

Tesla is starting to bring production versions of its mass-market Model 3 electric sedan to retail stores as customer deliveries begin . Tesla held a private Model 3 viewing at the showroom Thursday night for existing Tesla owners. For the longest time, the company had been anti-selling the Model 3 , comparing it less favorably to the Model S, and emphasizing the long wait associated with the more affordable vehicle. (more...)
Bears Hire Helfrich as OC Bears Hire Helfrich as OC
- January 13, 2018

Subscribe on Apple podcasts or Stitcher Radio . Before posting a 37-16 overall record at OR, which included guiding the Ducks to a Pac-12 championship and an appearance in the national championship game in 2014, Helfrich was Kelly's offensive coordinator. (more...)
Lawsuit Claims Ford Cheated Diesel Emissions Testing Lawsuit Claims Ford Cheated Diesel Emissions Testing
- January 13, 2018

EPA emissions regulations" according to a statement sent by Ford spokesman Mike Levine. Ford is alleged to have rigged its heavy-duty trucks to beat emissions tests, according to a a lawsuit from a legal firm representing USA drivers. BMW, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors and Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles have all faced similar litigation over diesel emissions. Although the complaint says that Ford and tech partner Bosch worked in tandem to create a system that would hide the real-life emissions in ... (more...)
White Teacher Won't Be Punished For Threatening Black Student With Lynching White Teacher Won't Be Punished For Threatening Black Student With Lynching
- January 13, 2018

And Thole, when confronted by Nathan in class, questioned why the student thought her comment was racist and offensive, Agee-Bell told Cincinnati .com. The school district's response to the incident was "flippant", according to her. Thole admitted she had acted out of frustration, and Agee-Bell agrees her son should have been focused on his work - but she said the explanation was completely unsatisfactory. (more...)
Here are the new 2018 additions to Google's Android Excellence app list Here are the new 2018 additions to Google's Android Excellence app list
- January 13, 2018

Check Point worked with Google to remove the affected apps along with known malicious programs masquerading as mobile security solutions they were helping to promote from the Play Store . That is because this feature will not work on iPhone and non Android users. But if the victim enters their number, the malware sends premium SMS messages, incurring charges. (more...)
Bitter cold to continue tonight in Guilford, Forsyth, forecasters warn Bitter cold to continue tonight in Guilford, Forsyth, forecasters warn
- January 13, 2018

If the frigid temperatures continue through Saturday , the city could tie the record of the most consecutive days - 12 - below 20 degrees, which was set in 1895 and occurred again in 1936. The previous record was 5 degrees in 1969. A wind chill advisory from the National Weather Service remains in effect until noon Wednesday . You can see live weather updates via the National Weather Service and other Twitter sources below. (more...)
WPA3 Wi-Fi protocol aims to improve security in 2018
- January 12, 2018

Chances are that you connect to Wi-Fi every day, but you might not realize that "Wi-Fi" is in fact a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance, a non-profit that promotes the use of wireless technology and sets voluntary safety standards for all wireless devices. (more...)
Prince of Persia Creator Suggests a Series Revival may Occur Prince of Persia Creator Suggests a Series Revival may Occur
- January 12, 2018

We haven't seen Prince of Persia on PlayStation since 2010's Forgotten Sands on PS3. As it so happens, Mechner wound up seeing Teigen's tweet and explained to her that he and a handful of others are trying to garner interest in reviving the series. (more...)
HTC 10 Gets The Android Oreo Update HTC 10 Gets The Android Oreo Update
- January 12, 2018

If you own an unlocked HTC 10 bought in the U.S., you should tap the "Check now" button and see if your smartphone is eligible for an Android 8.0 Oreo update. The update may also bring improvements to the already impressive dual rear camera setup. And this update is a Global Beta one, meaning it might have some bugs as well. (more...)
Bharti Airtel fixed, wireless postpaid customers to get Amazon Prime service free Bharti Airtel fixed, wireless postpaid customers to get Amazon Prime service free
- January 12, 2018

Bharti Airtel , one of the largest telecom operators of the country, in a partnership with e-commerce giant Amazon is offering one year of free Amazon Prime membership to its postpaid customers. The base plan differs from circle to circle. If the user downgrades to a lower, non-eligible plan after receiving and activating the subscription, the offer will be revoked immediately and the Prime subscription will be stopped. (more...)
Shane Dawson sorry for tasteless remark about six-year-old girl Shane Dawson sorry for tasteless remark about six-year-old girl
- January 12, 2018

He also went on to describe an encounter with a six-year-old girl where they started discussing how many followers they had. Despite being the victim of the alleged stunt, Dawson says it all seems a bit too scripted to be real. "It's disgusting that people are saying I'm a f--ing paedophile because of some s--ty ass f--ing jokes from six years ago on a podcast". "I loved the feeling of making somebody shocked and laugh because they couldn't believe what was coming out of my mouth", he ... (more...)
What Do Analysts Suggest For Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) What Do Analysts Suggest For Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)
- January 12, 2018

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, October 16 by Jefferies. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, September 10 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by Citigroup. (more...)
Jio effect: Airtel Rs Jio effect: Airtel Rs
- January 12, 2018

Under the new Rs. 399 pack, Airtel is offering 1GB 3G/ 4G data per day, unlimited voice calls - local, STD, and roaming, and 100 SMSes per day for all handsets. The new validity of the Rs. 399 pack is 70 days. Data Plans of Jio - The 198 plan of Jio is the first plan that offers 1.5GB daily data. Apart from these, Jio is now offering 3GB data per day and 5GB data per day for 28 days with the Rs. (more...)
OnePlus 5T Finally Receives The Android Oreo Beta ROM OnePlus 5T Finally Receives The Android Oreo Beta ROM
- January 12, 2018

Today, OnePlus Germany confirmed through a tweet that Android Oreo build should be available for the OnePlus 5T now. However, the newly unveiled OnePlus 5T is yet to receive the latest version of Android. The update will bring various features like picture-in-picture mode, advanced app shortcuts, adaptive icons, capability to snooze notifications and others. (more...)