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Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)
- February 01, 2018

Another trade for 118,944 shares valued at $4.53 million was sold by Thorsen Steven L. JR. (NASDAQ:MU) showed a growth of 48.44 Percent per annum. It has outperformed by 86.83% the S&P500. Robert W. Baird maintained Micron Technology, Inc. Finally, Nomura restated a "buy" rating and set a $50.00 price target (up from $45.00) on shares of Micron Technology in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. (more...)
Putin Calls Olympic Ban 'Outside Attack,' Expresses Support For Country's Athletes Putin Calls Olympic Ban 'Outside Attack,' Expresses Support For Country's Athletes
- February 01, 2018

The Kremlin spokesman added that athletes who win at the alternative event would receive compensation equal to what Moscow normally awards Olympic medalists. However, several of them wore their "neutral" jackets unzipped to reveal a Russian-flag shirt underneath. "It is true that we are good at short track speed skating, but we should remember that the host of this year's Winter Olympics are also very strong in this sport". (more...)
US investigating Apple over updates that slow down older iPhones, sources say US investigating Apple over updates that slow down older iPhones, sources say
- February 01, 2018

However, this is not the first time the company prioritized performance over new features, because similar scenarios happened in 2015 with their iOS 9 release and in recent years with their Mac updates. Additionally, users will be able to see whether the power management feature is being used to prevent unexpected shutdowns and turn it off if they so choose. (more...)
Royal audience as SpaceX launches satellite for Luxembourg Royal audience as SpaceX launches satellite for Luxembourg
- February 01, 2018

The 9,325-lb. (4,230 kilograms) satellite, which was built by U.S. aerospace company Orbital ATK, is headed for geostationary orbit, about 22,300 miles (36,000 kilometers) above Earth. The so-called GovSat-1 satellite will provide, among other things, greater cyber protection for Luxembourg's European Union partners and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, including the United States, Luxembourg Defense Minister Etienne Schneider told a news conference on Tuesday. (more...)
Windows Defender To Remove Coercive 'Cleaner' Programs Windows Defender To Remove Coercive 'Cleaner' Programs
- February 01, 2018

Shein says these programs are problematic because they can cajole customers into buying software they don't need. This update comes in addition to our other long-standing customer protection requirements created to keep our customers from being deceived by programs that display misleading, exaggerated, or threatening messages about a system's health. (more...)
666bhp Lister Thunder priced from £139950 666bhp Lister Thunder priced from £139950
- February 01, 2018

Lister hasn't issued a full spec sheet for the Thunder , but we do know it will hit a 208mph top speed, sprint from 0-62mph in around 3sec; and crack 100mph in 6.8sec. As far as styling goes, the Thunder comes with a stylish carbon fibre front bumper with an extended splitter giving greater down force. Joining the new grille on the outside are some carbon fiber body panels and Lister badges. (more...)
Child experts urge Facebook to discontinue its Messenger Kids app Child experts urge Facebook to discontinue its Messenger Kids app
- February 01, 2018

But health experts argue that younger kids aren't ready to have their own social media accounts and say the app should be pulled. They might not know what would be inappropriate to share with others, or who else might get access to their chats, photos, and videos. (more...)
Microsoft's cloud bet continues to pay off in latest earnings Microsoft's cloud bet continues to pay off in latest earnings
- February 01, 2018

Microsoft reported a revenue of $28.9billion, up 12% YoY, with an operating profit of $8.7 billion (up 10%). Revenue in the Surface hardware business was only up 1% from the year-ago quarter, despite the availability of several new laptops and tablets during the holiday shopping season. (more...)
Google can now predict flight delays Google can now predict flight delays
- January 31, 2018

This won't make that ultra-basic flight any more pleasant, but it could help you decide whether or not the savings are really worth the extra hassle. You can track the status of your flight by searching for your flight number or the airline and flight route, notes Google . (more...)
Red Hat to snap up CoreOS to boost container offering Red Hat to snap up CoreOS to boost container offering
- January 31, 2018

In a statement , Red Hat president of products and technologies Paul Cormier suggests Kubernetes and Linux will be central to the combined company as container technology continues to spread across public, private, and hybrid cloud environments. (more...)
Microsoft update disables Intel's buggy Spectre patch Microsoft update disables Intel's buggy Spectre patch
- January 31, 2018

Researchers discovered gaps in security stemming from central processing units - better known as the chip or microchip - that could allow privately stored data in computers and networks to be hacked. "For Spectre Variant 1, we continue actively working with our ecosystem partners on mitigations, including operating system patches that have begun to roll out", said Su . (more...)
Tremendous blue blood snow moon eclipse: Easy methods to take superb pictures Tremendous blue blood snow moon eclipse: Easy methods to take superb pictures
- January 31, 2018

It's being called a blue moon total lunar eclipse because it's happening during a blue moon - or the second full moon of a month. These three lunar events distinctly are not unusual, but it is exceptional for all the three to take place at the same time. (more...)
National Planning Corp Lowers Holdings in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP)
- January 31, 2018

The institutional investor owned 56,856 shares of the railroad operator's stock after selling 3,100 shares during the period. National Planning Corp's holdings in Union Pacific were worth $637,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. (more...)
Monster Hunter World Sold 1.35 Million Copies In Japan In 72 Hours Monster Hunter World Sold 1.35 Million Copies In Japan In 72 Hours
- January 31, 2018

As for PC games, Capcom notes that Monster Hunter Frontier Z has been performing steadily. How kind of Capcom! Capcom should be more than happy with that, especially since it's proven hugely popular here in the West , too, with the publisher stating it's shipped around 5 million units worldwide. (more...)
Humble Rockstar Games Bundle (sans Grand Theft Auto V) is out Humble Rockstar Games Bundle (sans Grand Theft Auto V) is out
- January 31, 2018

Should you fancy expanding your PC collection with some bona fide classics - and potentially donate a bit to the Rainforest Alliance in the process - you've got two weeks to do so, with the Rockstar Humble Bundle deal coming to an close on Tuesday February 13th. (more...)
Samsung confirms 'Galaxy S9' smartphone's name during Q4 2017 results announcement Samsung confirms 'Galaxy S9' smartphone's name during Q4 2017 results announcement
- January 31, 2018

Given a disastrous recall of exploding Galaxy Notes in 2016, and a scandal that saw its leader sentenced to five years in jail last year, that's somewhat remarkable. Based on leaks so far, it doesn't appear that these will be dramatically different than the current flagships. Samsung's facial recognition feature might become a little less wonky in the next iteration of the company's flagship phone, the Galaxy S9. (more...)
New Overwatch Patch Cries for Mercy New Overwatch Patch Cries for Mercy
- January 31, 2018

There's a new patch out today for Overwatch on all systems and, while most of the changes will affect all players, there is one system specific change for Xbox One X owners. No matter your platform, the patch should be live and available for download now, and Xbox One X players should notice a sharper picture right away. (more...)
Killer Whale Taught To 'Speak' Human Words Killer Whale Taught To 'Speak' Human Words
- January 31, 2018

The study also shows that the creatures are able to copy unfamiliar sounds produced by other orcas - including a sound similar to blowing a raspberry . 'We can say that killer whales and other cetaceans have a highly developed social intelligence'. Imitating vocal sounds in this way is a key component of language, and the ability to do so is rare in mammals besides humans. (more...)
Indian shares edge lower for 2nd day ahead of budget Indian shares edge lower for 2nd day ahead of budget
- January 31, 2018

Mumbai: The BSE Sensex slipped 69 points to close below the key 36,000-mark today following offloading of bets by retail investors and fresh capital outflows by foreign funds amid mixed global cues. BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty open lower on Wednesday. The BSE Midcap index closed 227 points or 1.29 per cent down at 17,364, while BSE Smallcap declined 157 points or 0.83 per cent to settle at 18,717. (more...)
Sizzling Switch sales boost Nintendo 9 month profit 31 pct Sizzling Switch sales boost Nintendo 9 month profit 31 pct
- January 31, 2018

Nintendo Switch was one of the most desired products of Christmas 2017 and the sales prospects for the current year seem to be decidedly positive. "Switch sales during the holiday season were stronger than expected in Japan, the United States and Europe", Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima said at an earnings briefing. (more...)