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Poor iPhone X sales affecting Samsung Poor iPhone X sales affecting Samsung
- February 19, 2018

The problem for Samsung, though, is that it's proving more hard than expected to find takers for the leftover OLED display panels originally intended for the iPhone X. Display Supply Chain Consultants of the US estimates the utilization rate at Samsung's OLED panel factories is around 50-60% due to sluggish demand from smartphone makers. (more...)
Amazon Exclusive 'Halo Gray' Essential Phone Comes With Alexa Built Amazon Exclusive 'Halo Gray' Essential Phone Comes With Alexa Built
- February 18, 2018

The device: an Amazon exclusive comes with the Alexa app pre-installed. The handset can now be purchased in Stellar Gray, Copper Black, and Ocean Depths colors for $599. The advantage of the Essential Phone is that the device is designed using modular style to enable you to connect the 360-degree camera. There's a 13-megapixel dual camera setup at the back with RGB and monochrome capabilities in each lens, with hybrid autofocus, phase detect, IR Laser Assist Focus, and 4K video support. (more...)
Researchers Discover A Single Letter Can Crash The iPhone Researchers Discover A Single Letter Can Crash The iPhone
- February 18, 2018

The symbol eventually crashes the iOS SpringBoard application , which is responsible for managing the home screen and launching apps, and the crashes can sometimes be so severe that users have to put their devices into recovery mode to fix it. (more...)
Russian meddling in United States election beyond dispute, says Trump adviser Russian meddling in United States election beyond dispute, says Trump adviser
- February 18, 2018

Gidley's statements come amid news that Mueller's investigation led to the indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian entities on Friday for allegedly meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election . "Americans are very impressionable people", he was quoted as saying. U.S. intelligence agencies believe Russian Federation tried to sway the 2016 presidential election in favour of Trump . (more...)
United States senator blames Congress for school shootings 'epidemic' United States senator blames Congress for school shootings 'epidemic'
- February 18, 2018

Jones said the issue is far beyond politics. Janson's view was echoed by Don Negus, a longtime Morning Sun columnist and substitute teacher in the Chippewa Hills School District. "As a parent, it scares me to death that this body doesn't take seriously the safety of my children, and it seems like a lot of parents in South Florida are going to be asking that same question later today", he said. (more...)
Capital One Financial Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for Laredo Petroleum Inc (LPI)
- February 18, 2018

Avenir Corp is a -based institutional investor with more than $1.38 billion AUM in November, 2014. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $102.37. Goldman Sachs Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN). Hap Trading Ltd Llc holds 22,932 shares. United Ser Automobile Association owns 146,188 shares. (more...)
Google Chrome will now block annoying ads Google Chrome will now block annoying ads
- February 18, 2018

This ad blocker filters out ads that do not meet some quality standards. Google will phase in the restrictions over coming months, but website publishers have already had months to prepare. On mobile, users will see a pop-up at the bottom of the screen that will give them the same option. According to The Wall Street Journal , Google has been planning to introduce this ad-blocking feature since early a year ago. (more...)
Google removes View Image button Google removes View Image button
- February 18, 2018

The decision has come as part of a settlement between Google and Getty Images, one of the largest stock photo agencies. Google removed the button after Getty Images complained to the European Commission past year, according to BBC report. (more...)
Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect ONEOK (OKE) Stock Price
- February 18, 2018

ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) has risen 23.81% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 80.48% the S&P500. Miller Howard Investments Inc, which manages about $6.68B and $4.85 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Energy Transfer Partners Lp Un by 1.04 million shares to 7.64M shares, valued at $139.80 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
ASU true to word, files against Miami ASU true to word, files against Miami
- February 18, 2018

On Friday, Arkansas State followed through on their threats to sue Miami for damages because of the lost game. This result does not come as a shock given the posturing on both sides in recent days but Brad Phelps, General Counsel Arkansas State University System, indicated to KAIT8.com that "Miami's actions left (Arkansas State) with no choice" in the matter. (more...)
Trump national security adviser says Russian meddling beyond dispute Trump national security adviser says Russian meddling beyond dispute
- February 18, 2018

Prigozhin said Friday he was not upset by the indictment. In a surprising move, Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday indicted 13 Russian citizens for a number of crimes related to interference in the 2016 presidential election. And the reason they blame Russian Federation because they think they're trying to tarnish me with Russian Federation. I'm not at all upset that I'm on this list. (more...)
USA election: Russia's Lavrov dismisses Federal Bureau of Investigation charges USA election: Russia's Lavrov dismisses Federal Bureau of Investigation charges
- February 18, 2018

More: After Russian indictments, Trump acknowledges Russia's election meddling but insists: 'No collusion!' "Until we see the facts, everything else is just blabber - I'm sorry for this expression", Mr Lavrov said . Prigozhin has been nicknamed "Putin's chef" by Russian media due to his wealth in the catering industry and close ties to the Russian President. Prigozhin said Friday he was not upset by the indictment . (more...)
Analysts Reveals Updates on Century Aluminum C (CENX)
- February 18, 2018

The stock exchanged hands 1.99 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 2.09 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $1.86 Billion. Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) has risen 116.20% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
SpaceX Starlink Network Of Satellites To Beam Superfast Internet From Space SpaceX Starlink Network Of Satellites To Beam Superfast Internet From Space
- February 18, 2018

The rocket will carry the PAZ satellite for Hisdesat of Madrid, Spain and multiple smaller secondary payloads. SpaceX didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. And he noted that the FCC has already approved three other satellite-internet projects now development by OneWeb , Space Norway, and Telesat . With the addition of laser-based communications links between each or most of the Starlink satellites planned to be placed in orbit, SpaceX's constellation will be truly unique ... (more...)
NASA is taking a Martian meteorite back home - for calibration purposes NASA is taking a Martian meteorite back home - for calibration purposes
- February 17, 2018

That level of precision requires a calibration target to help tweak the laser's settings. Now, scientists have made a decision to send a chunk known as Sayh al Uhaymir 008 (SAU008) aboard the rover, NASA announced Tuesday. "We already knew it was unlike any place any Mars rover has seen before, even if we don't yet know how it formed, and now we're seeing surfaces that look like stone stripes". (more...)
Google Assistant will support 17 new languages in 2018 Google Assistant will support 17 new languages in 2018
- February 17, 2018

The photo in the Tweet below shows which countries the Google Assistant is now available/coming soon (the areas in blue), and as such, we can see that the Assistant will be made available in the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and others. (more...)
Airtel rolls out Rs 9 plan, offers unlimited calling for a day Airtel rolls out Rs 9 plan, offers unlimited calling for a day
- February 17, 2018

The program can be purchased in the event you run out of your data or voice calling limit and require a 1-day recharge instantly. The plan comes with a one day validity. By introducing the Rs. 9 plan, Airtel is now ahead of Jio which has a starting plan of Rs. 19. During Republic Day last month , Reliance Jio announced double data and lower tariffs on some of its existing plans. (more...)
NVIDIA Ampere might be just around the corner
- February 16, 2018

It's important to note that Turing may possibly be a codename and not an architectural name. With the Games Developers Conference coming up in that month and GTC shortly after that, it would make sense for the unveiling to happen and a launch to follow a couple of weeks' later. (more...)
Satellite observations show sea levels rising, and climate change is accelerating it Satellite observations show sea levels rising, and climate change is accelerating it
- February 16, 2018

While the second study said the satellite record occurred after the 1991 Pinaturbo eruption meaning that it makes sea level rises in the 1990s look faster than the real trend. The researchers used data from other scientific missions such as GRACE , the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment, to determine what was causing the rate to accelerate. (more...)
Peter Rabbit 'blueberry murder attempt' allergy scene forces Sony into apology Peter Rabbit 'blueberry murder attempt' allergy scene forces Sony into apology
- February 15, 2018

However, the audience later learns that McGregor is actually allergic to the berry and begins to choke. Because this scene may give children the idea of attacking people with allergies, CNN reports, some parents launched a campaign on Twitter using the hashtag #boycottpeterrabbit . (more...)