Tech


Bright Stock Buzz: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
- December 11, 2017

In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 45,392,429 shares of company stock valued at $617,658,345. About 171,322 shares traded. It has outperformed by 9.12% the S&P500. A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on AMD shares. Cincinnati Insurance Com invested in 1.03M shares. Los Angeles Cap Mgmt And Equity has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . (more...)
Hackers hit major ATM network after US, Russian bank breaches Hackers hit major ATM network after US, Russian bank breaches
- December 12, 2017

The group, named the "The Money Takers" after a software tool they use, allegedly targeted banks across the United States, breaking into at least 15 lenders in Utah, New York and California, and also stole at least $3 million from Russian banks, according to a report from the Moscow-based cyber security firm IB-Group obtained by ABC News. (more...)
'Alexa, Wake me up before you go-go' 'Alexa, Wake me up before you go-go'
- December 12, 2017

Users can, through voice commands, set daily alarms for a specific song, playlist, or radio station. For example, you can request alarms like "pop music for running at 5 AM" or "the song that goes "I've paid my dues time after time" at 7 AM" suggests Amazon . (more...)
Gunman opens fire at school with multiple people shot - police confirm Gunman opens fire at school with multiple people shot - police confirm
- December 11, 2017

The New Mexico State Police said shortly before 11 a.m. that they were conducting security checks at the school. They have yet to release their names or identify the shooter. Despite the closure of all schools in Aztec, authorities said there were no other credible threats to students at the high school or other schools in the neighboring communities of Bloomfield or Farmington. (more...)
KBC Group NV Buys 17978 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) KBC Group NV Buys 17978 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)
- December 11, 2017

Beacon Investment Advisory Services Inc. boosted its position in Activision Blizzard, Inc . Company's existing stock price is at $62.43 with a change in price of 1.40%. Pacad Investment Ltd., a British Columbia - Canada-based fund reported 863,168 shares. Centurylink Invest Management Commerce holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc . (more...)
Bitcoin rally continues as futures forecast even higher prices Bitcoin rally continues as futures forecast even higher prices
- December 11, 2017

Futures are available for almost every type of security but are most famously used in commodities such as wheat, soy, gold, oil, cocoa and, as dramatized in the Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd movie "Trading Places", concentrated frozen orange juice. (more...)
Intel Corporation (INTC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
- December 11, 2017

The stock increased 0.63% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $43.35. The business's revenue was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Thrivent Fin For Lutherans holds 1.10 million shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. 556.87 million shares or 0.80% more from 552.46 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. (more...)
Gardening is coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Gardening is coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp
- December 11, 2017

In a tweet from the UK Animal Crossing Twitter account, Nintendo noted the update will come "next month". Pocket Camp is now hosting an in-game event, where if you add more than 30 people on your friends list you'll be rewarded with Leaf Tickets. (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO) Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO)
- December 11, 2017

The stock increased 0.25% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $106.81. 1,725,484 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,602,451. Baird. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, January 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co on Monday, October 9 to "Market Perform". (more...)
Optus joins Telstra in compensating customers over NBN coverage Optus joins Telstra in compensating customers over NBN coverage
- December 11, 2017

One of which included a "Boost Max" add-on that promised download speeds of up to 100 megabits per second, and upload speeds of 40 megabits per second. "Labor welcomes steps by Optus to compensate customers who have been sold speeds which their copper NBN infrastructure can not deliver", shadow communications minister Michelle Rowland said in a statement. (more...)
You Can Download PUBG Xbox Right Now Regardless of Region You Can Download PUBG Xbox Right Now Regardless of Region
- December 11, 2017

Players in New Zealand are always first to have games unlock early for them, so it comes as no surprise that Xbox One players from New Zealand have early unlock of the game and are streaming it on alternative sites to Twitch. In addition to the basic controls, the game's Xbox One version also features an aim mode specifically designed for those who "have found a nice perch to look for opponents", with the option to hold your breath for that tricky shot, and directional buttons that alter modes ... (more...)
Apple iPhone 2018 models may carry a more significant battery Apple iPhone 2018 models may carry a more significant battery
- December 11, 2017

The clear evidence of company's motive to improve battery life is the L shaped battery arrangement which the company has done in the newly launched iPhone X . This change in shipping times suggests that Apple has been able to greatly increase the number of devices shipping during the holidays. Following a surge in demand for iPhone X components through September and October, industry insiders reveal component demand has weakened in November, with further declines forecast in December. (more...)
Google Home Max Available December 13th According to Best Buy Google Home Max Available December 13th According to Best Buy
- December 11, 2017

That day is now here, and sure enough, you can now purchase the Google Home Max . Tonight, though, Best Buy followed through and has made Google Home Max available for purchase. The Home Max - which was developed in-house - benefits from Google's Smart Sound algorithm which can use the microphones on board to adjust the speaker's sound according to where it is placed in the room. (more...)
MyEtherWallet Knockoff Version Tops IOS App Store Charts
- December 11, 2017

If it is there and it has great reviews from other users and it is among the top three of the finance category, it seems legit to download the app. The tweet also noted that the original MyEtherWallet has filed a report about the app, though the app was still up on Monday. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Expected To Maintain 18.5:9 Display Aspect Ratio Samsung Galaxy S9 Expected To Maintain 18.5:9 Display Aspect Ratio
- December 11, 2017

As if CAD-based renders , preliminary benchmark records , leaks of see-through protective accessories , official support pages and detailed user manuals weren't enough to tell you everything you needed to know about the SM-A730F, the 6-inch "Infinity Display" mid-ranger is now strutting its stuff in a three-minute-long YouTube video. (more...)
WhatsApp introduces new features in beta and Web versions WhatsApp introduces new features in beta and Web versions
- December 11, 2017

The details were leaked by WABetaInfo , which has in the past revealed upcoming features on the apps. The PiP feature enables users to multitask while taking a video call. Tap to unblock user: This feature enables the user to unblock any contact by simply tapping and holding the contact to send a message. At the moment, this feature is already available for iOS and will make its way to Android. (more...)
OnePlus Smartphones Cannot Stream HD Videos, Company Says Fix Is Coming OnePlus Smartphones Cannot Stream HD Videos, Company Says Fix Is Coming
- December 11, 2017

Yes, your $500 pride and joy now plays video at a lower resolution than phones costing half as much. As odd as it may sound, OnePlus 5 , 5T and at least 3T devices can not stream High Definition or HD videos from highly popular online streaming websites Amazon Prime Video , Netflix , Google Play Movies etc. (more...)
LG G7 Reportedly Expected to Arrive With Advanced IRIS Scanner LG G7 Reportedly Expected to Arrive With Advanced IRIS Scanner
- December 11, 2017

The reports notes that the advanced iris scanner will register changes in the iris size and will set up a light screen or dark screen depending on how much light gets to it. For now, it is unclear at the moment if the advanced iris scanner will find its way to the LG G7 although it will definitely come as quite the upgrade. (more...)
The Last Of Us 2 Is Roughly 50-60% Finished The Last Of Us 2 Is Roughly 50-60% Finished
- December 11, 2017

As a follow-up to the critically acclaimed title, The Last of Us 2 is poised to be a massive hit for Naughty Dog and Sony whenever it eventually releases. The sequel to The Last of Us is one of the most anticipated games of all time. Throughout the panel, writer Neil Druckmann fielded different questions about the game and how it'll be different from the first . (more...)
Apple Said to Be in Talks to Acquire Music Identification App Shazam Apple Said to Be in Talks to Acquire Music Identification App Shazam
- December 11, 2017

According to tech blog Techcrunch , the iPhone maker is close to a deal to buy Shazam, the United Kingdom company founded in 1999 that allows users to identify any song, tv show or movies in seconds by listening to an audio clip. The acquisition would help Apple embed that capability more deeply into its music offerings, which include a music-streaming service and the iTunes Store. (more...)