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How Have Institutional Investors Been Trading Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT)?
- November 09, 2017

Finally, Cowen and Company restated an "outperform" rating and set a $25.00 price objective (up from $24.00) on shares of Planet Fitness in a research report on Thursday, October 27th. Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of PLNT. In short, this was a straightforward beat-and-raise scenario as Planet Fitness continues to build out its massive location base and gain market share. (more...)
SpaceX rocket engine explodes during test at Texas facility SpaceX rocket engine explodes during test at Texas facility
- November 09, 2017

The Merlin engine explosion did not result in any injuries to personnel, but the component was meant to be used during a launch late past year. The mishap, SpaceX said in its statement, will not affect upcoming launches. The testing for the current engines in operation will resume once the testing stand has been repaired. Less than two weeks before its next scheduled launch SpaceX suffered a setback. (more...)
AMD's chief architect joins Intel days after major new partnership AMD's chief architect joins Intel days after major new partnership
- November 09, 2017

The announcement states that Koduri will "expand Intel's leading position in integrated graphics for the PC market with high-end discrete graphics solutions for a broad range of computing segments". News of his move to Intel came during his sabbatical he announced back in September, under which he meant to spend time with his family after a grueling Vega launch. (more...)
Qatar Affiliate to Sell Airtel Stake For Rs 9,500 Crore Qatar Affiliate to Sell Airtel Stake For Rs 9,500 Crore
- November 09, 2017

Bharti Airtel shares fell nearly 6 per cent as more than 243 million shares changed hands in multiple block deals , according to reports. The QFE Group will reinvest the proceeds globally, as we continue to grow and diversify our portfolio. (more...)
Honda launches new scooter 'Grazia' Honda launches new scooter 'Grazia'
- November 09, 2017

These all-new scooter models, understood to put premium features on offer once launched, are expected to roll out during Q3 and Q4 this fiscal. The Japanese auto major, which sells one-in-three two-wheelers in the country and nets over 71% of its scooter sales from cities, is the market leader with over 59% share in the scooters segment. (more...)
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) PT Lowered to $8.00 Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) PT Lowered to $8.00
- November 09, 2017

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised shares of Nabors Industries from a "buy" rating to a "conviction-buy" rating in a research note on Monday, November 21st. Hanson Doremus Invest Management holds 3,000 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 12th. Nabors Industries Ltd. (more...)
The Henderson Group PLC Raises Stake in Pfizer Inc. (PFE)
- November 09, 2017

HL Financial Services LLC now owns 3,222,985 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $108,260,000 after buying an additional 35,744 shares during the last quarter. (NYSE:PFE). Adirondack & Mgmt has invested 0.15% in Pfizer Inc. Wilbanks Smith And Thomas Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.4% in Pfizer Inc. (more...)
More trouble: Pixel 2 XL's screen easy to scratch, oleophobic coating damaged More trouble: Pixel 2 XL's screen easy to scratch, oleophobic coating damaged
- November 09, 2017

After calling Google Assistant, you can ask "what song is this?" or "what song is playing?", and the Assistant will pull up a card for you with the name of the song, the artist and lyrics, The Verge reported on Tuesday. The new color display options will be shown, including the saturated mode. While the smaller version of Google Pixel 2 XL, i.e. the Google Pixel 2 isn't facing any similar problems, the former has quite a few complaints of a longer charging period than is stated by Google. (more...)
Google plans to update Chrome with better ad-fighting features Google plans to update Chrome with better ad-fighting features
- November 09, 2017

Chrome will now block those redirect attempts and will show that a redirect was attempted and prevented in an infobar, an example of which you can see in the image below. Thankfully this will no longer be the case as of Chrome 65, Google says. Starting in January, Chrome builds will also be blocking ads that try to hide links under "play" or "close" buttons. (more...)
A star that would not die A star that would not die
- November 09, 2017

After all, iPTF14hls is not the only odd supernova to have appeared in recent years. It may be even the most massive supernova ever observed, Arcavi said . The team plans to just keep watching. It was a phenomenon they had never seen before. The researchers ruled out all the possible explanations. Supernova iPTF14hls may be the first example of a 'pulsational pair instability supernova .' This theory holds that massive stars become so hot in their cores that energy is converted into ... (more...)
Child makes remarkable recovery after scientists engineer skin for illness Child makes remarkable recovery after scientists engineer skin for illness
- November 08, 2017

His group is now running a pair of clinical trials in Austria using genetically modified skin stem cells to treat another 12 patients with two different kinds of epidermolysis bullosa , including JEB. After one more surgery to replace small patches of skin, he was released from the hospital in February 2016. In the weeks that followed the operations, the transplanted cells proliferated to close the wounds. (more...)
2018 iPad Coming With Face ID, No Home Button Or OLED Screen
- November 08, 2017

The updated tablet is expected to be released later next year, a little more than a year after the last major iPad Pro upgrade, the people said. Sources told the news outlet the device will include the Face ID , Animoji and will allows users to make payments, suggesting the upcoming iPad could sport the TrueDepth camera found on the 10th anniversary iPhone. (more...)
Microsoft has teamed up with LinkedIn to help fix your resume Microsoft has teamed up with LinkedIn to help fix your resume
- November 08, 2017

It's the newest example of Microsoft putting its $ 26 billion LinkedIn acquisition to work, using its data to make the Microsoft Office 365 suite even better. Users can follow up with open job listings straight from Word, using the Resume Assistant feature. The other area where the Resume Assistant will be proactive is in, well, giving you an idea of where to target your resume in the first place. (more...)
In a Bid To Gain Users, Twitter and Snapchat Unveil Changes
- November 08, 2017

Snap's stock was bludgeoned Wednesday, falling 15 percent to $12.83 in midday trading. It was not just Premier League sides who were flaunting their 280 characters, though, with the likes of Bayern Munich, AC Milan and RB Leipzig joining in too. (more...)
NASA discovers proof of geothermal heat origin under West Antarctica
- November 08, 2017

Although the heat source is not a new or increasing threat to the West Antarctic ice sheet, it may help explain why the ice sheet collapsed rapidly in an earlier era of abrupt climate change , and why it is so unstable today. The concept was recently supported by seismic imaging. Hélène Seroussi of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said when she first heard the idea, she "thought it was insane". (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) PT Raised to $79.00 at Citigroup Inc
- November 08, 2017

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. upped their price objective on Microsoft Corporation from $80.00 to $92.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. The firm has a market capitalization of $651,651.44, a P/E ratio of 24.99, a P/E/G ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 1.01. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Friday, January 27. (more...)
Renault claims world first in autonomous obstacle avoidance capability Renault claims world first in autonomous obstacle avoidance capability
- November 08, 2017

Renault Open Innovation Lab is part of a network within the Renault-Nissan Alliance that focuses on advancing safety and self-driving technologies , and improving existing driver assistance features. In a video released by Groupe Renault , Calllie matched the performance and speed of professional test drivers on a slalom track put up at the Renault Open Innovation Lab - Silicon Valley. (more...)
Few Xbox One X Consoles Reportedly Dying After A Few Hours Few Xbox One X Consoles Reportedly Dying After A Few Hours
- November 08, 2017

Some gamers even went as far as saying that all comparison between the Xbox One X and PS4 is in vain now since Microsoft's console is the clear victor. The Xbox One X and the latest FF15 patch for the console will definitely increase the number of active players. I haven't really gotten very far in the game on my PS4 Pro so I may consider trading in for the Xbox version now. (more...)
Rats!? Fossils of mankind's earliest ancestor discovered in England Rats!? Fossils of mankind's earliest ancestor discovered in England
- November 08, 2017

The new fossil mammals, named Durlstotherium newmani and Durlstodon ensomi , lived alongside dinosaurs. Mr Newman, made headlines in 2015 when he built his own 12ft high "Stonehenge" using 35 tonnes of timber in a field he owns in the village, although he was later ordered to tear it down by Purbeck District Council. (more...)
Instagram now allows you to upload old images to Instagram Stories Instagram now allows you to upload old images to Instagram Stories
- November 08, 2017

If you're running version 22 on iOS or version 18 on Android , you can now publish video clips and photographs that are more than 24 hours old to your Instagram Story roll. This will allow you to browse through the media files of your phone. It works just like every other sticker, so you can move it around, resize it, or delete it. (more...)