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Jupiter Fund Management PLC (JUP) PT Lowered to GBX 482
- January 14, 2018

Raging Management Llc holds 2.33% of its portfolio in IMI plc (LON:IMI) for 14.73 million shares. Verizon Communications now has $211.56B valuation. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $70.45. Citigroup reported 119,272 shares. Motco holds 113 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Fisher Asset Management Lc has 448,319 shares. Ellington Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 8,800 shares. (more...)
Lenovo has a Google Home with a Display Lenovo has a Google Home with a Display
- January 14, 2018

On the web, you'll now find a "What it can do" section that breaks out all of Google Assistant's actions by category. Google has spent the a year ago bringing Assistant to over 400 million devices as it aims to make its virtual assistant available pretty much everywhere . (more...)
Amazon Alexa will become your co-pilot in Toyota, Lexus cars
- January 14, 2018

The company has experimented with developing a version of Google Home with a screen, Rishi Chandra, vice president of the division, told Reuters in August. In the home speaker segment also, Alexa-based devices sell around 70% in the U.S. market, leaving the rest to be divided among the other players. Lenovo is likely the most high profile name making a device for the platform, but JBL is throwing their hat in the ring, too. (more...)
Dark Souls Trilogy Box Set Announced for Japan
- January 14, 2018

The fun and exciting game from Team 17, the same group who brought players the sidesplitting mayhem of The Worms series, gives a much lighter take on what it feels like to be locked up behind bars. Knowing every area of the game's kingdoms will be key. There's Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition - excellent news for anyone who missed either of these games on the Wii U. (more...)
Facebook to launch 'Portal' this year as response to Amazon's 'Echo' Facebook to launch 'Portal' this year as response to Amazon's 'Echo'
- January 14, 2018

According to a report in a USA website Cheddar.com, the device, known as "Portal", will be controlled using voice commands and include augmented and virtual reality features along with facial recognition. In a reported bid to enter the hardware product market, Facebook is planning to launch a home video chat product titled "Portal" in May that will compete with Amazon's Echo Show and Google Assistant-enabled touchscreens. (more...)
Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS Decreases Stake in Pfizer Inc. (PFE)
- January 14, 2018

North Star Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) by 2.57% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 11,755 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock, valued at approximately $420,000. (more...)
South Africa v/s India, 2nd Test match South Africa v/s India, 2nd Test match
- January 13, 2018

So, amid the battle between top-ranked India and No. 2 South Africa in the second test at Centurion on Saturday, there was some personal vindication for Ashwin with his 3-90, something to replace those Wanderers memories. India made two other changes. What India got was an economy rate of 4.18 from Shami and 3.16 from Bumrah despite a late slowdown. And the most important thing is that we don't give up after being put under pressure. (more...)
Alexa To Power AR Smart Glasses
- January 13, 2018

Alexa is Amazon's cloud-based voice service and we are excited to announce the Vuzix Blade will be Alexa-enabled so you can talk to Amazon Alexa on your Smart Sunglasses. As an example, drivers could tell Alexa to turn on the living room lights while the owner is pulling into the garage. But Toyota will also allow a motorist to use the system from home. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Bounding Higher 6.01% This Week
- January 13, 2018

Zweig stated it has 4,400 shares. News stories about Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI ) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Grove Bank & Trust raised its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 261.7% in the third quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.48% of the company's stock. (more...)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Price While Sentiment Improves Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Price While Sentiment Improves
- January 13, 2018

The Texas-based Dimensional Fund Lp has invested 0.33% in Facebook, Inc . American National Bank now owns 34,608 shares of the social networking company's stock valued at $5,225,000 after purchasing an additional 1,274 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Vuzix introduces new 'smart glasses' that will work with the Alexa app Vuzix introduces new 'smart glasses' that will work with the Alexa app
- January 13, 2018

The Company has won Consumer Electronics Show (or CES ) awards for innovation for the years 2005 to 2018 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others. The launch of the Alexa-enabled AR glasses would surely be a game changer in the industry. The service will also enable new features in the cars themselves, such the ability to start the engine remotely or lock the vehicle doors, by giving a command through another Alexa device in the home or elsewhere. (more...)
Alexa-Linked AR Glasses Let Wearers Access The Voice Assistant Anywhere Alexa-Linked AR Glasses Let Wearers Access The Voice Assistant Anywhere
- January 13, 2018

Alexa was also able to put directions to the airport in my line of sight - arguably the most practical use case for augmented reality glasses right now. " Vuzix continues to lead the way in wearable smart glasses innovation and it should come as no surprise that the Vuzix Blade AR Smart Sunglasses will be the first pair of smart glasses to be Alexa-Enabled". (more...)
Japanese Retailer Potentially Leaks Dark Souls Remastered For The PS4
- January 13, 2018

Hidden in the world of DARK SOULS: REMASTERED are nine online covenants to uncover that will motivate your online interactions. Dark Souls II and Dark Souls III have already been released for the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, with a trilogy box set already announced for Japanese PlayStation 4 owners, per Twinfinite. (more...)
Snowfall, wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour expected in Kearney area Thursday Snowfall, wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour expected in Kearney area Thursday
- January 13, 2018

Wind chills are expected to be below freezing and speeds are expected to be between 10-25 miles per hour. " Saturday looks to be pretty chilly, but Sunday's supposed to feature a warm-up with highs going back into the low 30s". TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. The combination of rain and melting snow has led to flood watches . In addition, another shot of cooler air is coming in from the North with winds going 10 to 20 miles per hour during the day on Saturday , he said. (more...)
Dark Souls Remastered On Xbox One, PS4, And PC Announced
- January 13, 2018

In a surprising turn of events, the game will also be making its way to the Nintendo Switch . A press release for the game says that it will be upscaled for 4K resolution with 60 fps for the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X. At this point, developer From Software's Dark Souls doesn't need much explaining. But the key here - and this is big for every company working on Switch ports - is that Switch is growing the audience for gaming instead of just drawing attention away from PS4, Xbox ... (more...)
Toyota Bringing Amazon Alexa to Its Cars
- January 13, 2018

While tech heads and people with nothing to hide may welcome the convenience of Amazon's digital helper being present in what will most definitely continue to be some of the most common cars on the road, more privacy-conscious and tin-foil-hatted drivers will undoubtedly balk at the idea of every new Corolla having an unmutable, direct line to the largest internet corporation in the world. (more...)
Deep, buried glaciers spotted on Mars Deep, buried glaciers spotted on Mars
- January 13, 2018

Underground ice found beneath Mars' surface extending to its middle latitude. The findings showed that ice may be more available than previously known for use as water to support future robotic or human exploration missions, perhaps even the establishment of a permanent Mars base. (more...)
Trump Lawyer Sues BuzzFeed For Publishing The Infamous Russia Dossier Trump Lawyer Sues BuzzFeed For Publishing The Infamous Russia Dossier
- January 13, 2018

The longtime personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has filed a defamation lawsuit against BuzzFeed for publishing an unverified dossier of allegations about Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation. The document alleges that Cohen met with Russian officials in the Czech Republic and was involved with covert plans to compensate hackers who aided Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo update suspended due to bugs Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo update suspended due to bugs
- January 13, 2018

This information comes from the website Piunika.web , which has obtained a leaked screenshot. Xiaomi and OnePlus had to recently halt the rollout of Android Oreo for some of their phones. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched its first ever Android One smartphone - Mi A1 in India a year ago. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, runs on Android Marshmallow operating system with HTC Sense user interface, is backed by a 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage ... (more...)
Praise the Sun: Dark Souls Remastered Has Been Announced
- January 13, 2018

Confirmation of Dark Souls Remastered for the PS4, Xbox One , and PC versions came from a tweet from Bandai Namco. This would be the first time a game from the Souls series will be available on the Nintendo console, giving players the opportunity to praise the sun while on the go. (more...)
Ancient Meteorites Found To Contain The Building Blocks For Life Ancient Meteorites Found To Contain The Building Blocks For Life
- January 13, 2018

Dr Chan said researchers believe the salt in the halite crystals that became embedded in Zag and Mohanans may have originated in Ceres , a dwarf planet in the asteroid belt . The traces of water in the crystals are believed to almost 4.5 billion years old. In a scene straight out of a Steven Spielberg movie, one of the meteorites interrupted a kids' game of basketball in Texas, while the other landed near Morocco. (more...)
What a Rare Snow in the Sahara Looks Like From Space What a Rare Snow in the Sahara Looks Like From Space
- January 13, 2018

Last time it received heavy snowfall was in the year 2017. With temperatures touching 1 degree Celsius (33.8 Fahrenheit), residents in the northern Algerian town of Ain Sefra enjoyed sliding down the small sections of dunes on Sunday morning before the snow melted away. (more...)
Trump lashes out at 'Sneaky Dianne Feinstein' for releasing transcript
- January 13, 2018

He added that when Steele met with an FBI official in September, the official told Steele the bureau "had other intelligence about this matter from an internal Trump campaign source". Later, as Trump's pathway to the Republican nomination became more assured, the firm was hired by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee to continue that research. (more...)
Logan Paul Punished by YouTube for Controversial Video Logan Paul Punished by YouTube for Controversial Video
- January 13, 2018

Many of you have been frustrated with our lack of communication recently. Suicide victims are often found in the forest. You deserve to know what's going on. While little is known about the project, first announced in December 2016 and slated to premiere this year, Paul was set to create, produce, and star in the short-form series. (more...)
Star Wars: Rivals is a PvP shooter coming soon to Android Star Wars: Rivals is a PvP shooter coming soon to Android
- January 13, 2018

Highlighting legendary clashes, the character roster is an all-star lineup spanning multiple eras of Star Wars , allowing players to experience the saga's most famous conflicts. Apparently, the rarer a hero is, the better will perform in the arenas. Early registration gets Android users access to Death Troopers, the elite fighters in black armor from Rogue One. (more...)