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Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of Red Hat, Inc. (RHT)
- December 20, 2017

The institutional investor held 15,940 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.53 million, down from 42,440 at the end of the previous reported quarter. ( NYSE : RHT ) has gone stronger by 61.9%. Red Hat had 102 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-three have issued a buy rating to the company. (more...)
Moon Takes Train Trip to Check Preparedness for PyeongChang Olympics Moon Takes Train Trip to Check Preparedness for PyeongChang Olympics
- December 20, 2017

Amid growing concerns of possible North Korean provocation during the Olympics, South Korea plans to dispatch 5,000 armed forces to ensure the safety of the games-double the number of those on duty during the 2002 FIFA World Cup co-hosted with Japan-according to a Reuters report that quoted official documents and government sources. (more...)
Don't like this post! Facebook cracks down on 'engagement bait' Don't like this post! Facebook cracks down on 'engagement bait'
- December 20, 2017

This is one more step by Facebook to improve the news feed . Posts which prompt users to "Tag a friend" seem popular because of Facebook's algorithms that cause the post to be prioritized in more News Feeds . Publishers and other businesses that use engagement bait tactics in their posts should expect their reach on these posts to decrease, as Pages that repeatedly share engagement bait posts will see more significant drops in reach. (more...)
Pinebridge Investments LP Trims Stake in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
- December 20, 2017

It has outperformed by 120.92% the S&P500. The Leverage Ratio of Activision Blizzard, Inc . ( ATVI ) by 22.1% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. National Pension holds 1.74M shares. Fiera Capital Corp accumulated 6,814 shares. Retirement Systems Of Alabama reported 336,182 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. (more...)
Three of Coins is bugged right now, so save your shards
- December 20, 2017

As of now though, there is no known or practical way to determine whether the Three of Coins is bugged or simply working as intended. Incredibly, sixteen hours of play with Three of Coins active yielded no Exotics. The Three of Coins is a bit different in Destiny 2 - it "increases chances to receive Exotic engrams from events in the world" for four hours, meaning that if you pop one and then grind for four hours your chances of landing Exotics should be higher, meaning that you don't need to ... (more...)
Analyzing today's market share for - General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Analyzing today's market share for - General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)
- December 20, 2017

Steven Armstrong has seen steady activity on the sell side, and on December 6, 2017, executed an option to sell 10752 shares. General Motors (NYSE:GM) (TSE:GMM.U) EVP Stefan Jacoby sold 37,961 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 5th. (more...)
YouTube reportedly signs new music licensing deals with UMG and Sony Music YouTube reportedly signs new music licensing deals with UMG and Sony Music
- December 19, 2017

Warner Music's agreement with the video site was shorter than normal to allow for flexibility in the future, according to a May memo from the label. The accords establish royalty rates between YouTube and rights holders for professional music videos and user-uploaded clips, and pave the way for YouTube to introduce a new paid music service early next year. (more...)
Chrome will start auto-blocking the web's most annoying ads in February Chrome will start auto-blocking the web's most annoying ads in February
- December 19, 2017

Those quality standards are set by the Coalition for Better Ads - which Google is a part of - and they prohibit all sort of annoying ads. The company originally stated that Chrome's ad-blocker would launch at some point in early 2018, but we now have a specific date of February 15, 2018, as the official launch of it. (more...)
Jeep freshens Cherokee for 2019 Jeep freshens Cherokee for 2019
- December 19, 2017

Things may be different under the hood where Jeep is promising more fuel efficient powertrain options, but it won't say what they are until the new Cherokee makes its public debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Jeep will be adding a pickup model to its all-new Wrangler range, but it won't be arriving in showrooms next year like the three- and five-door models. (more...)
Facebook is rolling out a new facial recognition feature Facebook is rolling out a new facial recognition feature
- December 19, 2017

Those in the European Union and Canada, meanwhile, don't even get the choice to begin with, as Facebook doesn't offer its face recognition technology due to data sharing and privacy legislation. A Facebook spokesperson said these lawsuits had nothing to do with Facebook's new features. The new features debuting today will be available everywhere except Europe and Canada, where privacy regulators have previously raised objections to Facebook's auto photo tagging feature, Sherman said. (more...)
Google Chrome Lands on the Microsoft Store As a Download Link Google Chrome Lands on the Microsoft Store As a Download Link
- December 19, 2017

Google Chrome is one of the best browsers available today, if not the best, but its relationship with various operating systems is certainly strained. I'd guess this move is aimed at non-technical users who somehow may not know they can just get Chrome directly from Google, and instead look at the Microsoft Store as a place to find their apps. (more...)
Reliance Jio Triple Cashback offer extended up to December 25 Reliance Jio Triple Cashback offer extended up to December 25
- December 19, 2017

The company had extended the cashback offer's deadline from November 25 till December 15 last month, and now on Monday, has extended the deadline till December 25. The instant cashback will be credited to your wallet and the voucher amount will depend on the wallet and code used at the time of shopping. Starting with the instant cashback on wallets, new users will get a cashback of 99, Rs 50, Rs 75, Rs 300 (through SuperCash), Rs 100 and Rs 50 on Amazon Pay, Paytm, PhonePe, MobiKwik, Axis ... (more...)
Land Rover Discovery Commercial On-Sale Now Land Rover Discovery Commercial On-Sale Now
- December 19, 2017

Raise the powered tailgate, and the Discovery Commercial reveals its full load carrying potential. The load space isn't enormous - it's 1635mm long, 939mm high and 1411mm wide - and is actually less in total than you'd get putting down all the seats in a regular Discovery. (more...)
Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 is Coming to Switch Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 is Coming to Switch
- December 19, 2017

The game includes Pac-Man Championship Edition 2, which contains a number of gameplay modes, including Score Attack and Adventure modes. Today, Bandai Namco announced that Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 will be released for the Switch on February 22 as Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus. (more...)
Amazon's Digital Day is coming back on December 29 Amazon's Digital Day is coming back on December 29
- December 19, 2017

These are just a few of the various digital deals that will be available from Amazon on December 29th. If you're one of those people that prefers digital movies, books, and more, then it may be worth checking out Amazon's Digital Day later this month. (more...)
Revenue Approximations Analysis: HCP, Inc. (HCP), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
- December 19, 2017

The stock increased 0.77% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $106.96. The company maintains price to book ratio of 2.28 vs.an industry average at 4.47. The rating was downgraded by Guggenheim to "Neutral" on Friday, November 10. Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 14 selling transactions for $13.17 million activity. (more...)
Groudon is the first Generation III legendary in Pokémon GO Groudon is the first Generation III legendary in Pokémon GO
- December 19, 2017

When facing the side, Groudon's snout and tail actually extend past the screen, because it's just that huge. As soon as the raid battle for Ho-Oh ended, the one for Groudon has surfaced. Gamers should look out for the charge assaults like quake and Fire Blast. He should start showing up in Raid Battles around the world in the next couple of days. (more...)
MIUI 9 Android Oreo beta kicks off for the Mi Mix 2 MIUI 9 Android Oreo beta kicks off for the Mi Mix 2
- December 19, 2017

Since the company has now rolled out the Beta update, it is expected that Xiaomi will also release a stable update of Android Oreo soon. We would get to see the update to roll out globally for this device in the early 2018. This allows users to autofill the user id and passwords, which makes it easier to log in to different apps, while you are setting up a new device. The dual SIM smartphone boasts of a 12MP rear camera with Sony IMX386 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording, 4-axis OIS ... (more...)
Xiaomi #1 Mi Fan Sale: smartphone at Re. 1 during flash sale Xiaomi #1 Mi Fan Sale: smartphone at Re. 1 during flash sale
- December 19, 2017

The variant offering the larger storage also receives a Rs 1,000 discount and could be had for Rs 14,999. Smartphones including the recently launched Mi A1 special edition red is on sale during this period. Apart from that, MobiKwik mobile wallet users can get SuperCash up to Rs 4,000. The Xiaomi audio products sale includes Mi in-ear headphones and Mi Capsule earphones both of which, get a Rs 100 off and will be available at Rs 499 and Rs 899 respectively. (more...)
No more smashed phone screens: Self-healing glass has just been discovered No more smashed phone screens: Self-healing glass has just been discovered
- December 19, 2017

Japanese researchers have unveiled a new type of glass that can heal itself from cracks and breaks. The new polymer glass is "highly robust mechanically yet can readily be repaired by compression at fractured surfaces", the team wrote in the journal Science . (more...)