Tech


Apple admits to slowing iPhones, you're not imagining it
- December 23, 2017

Professor of materials science at UC Berkeley, Gerbrand Ceder stated that this could have actually been avoided, as battery degradation due to time and temperature is entirely predictable and can apparently be tested before release. The problem is even more basic than that. Instead, as it stands, Apple will charge you exhorbitant amount for fixing a problem that it knows will ruin your smartphone experience sooner rather than later. (more...)
Winter Solstice, Daylight Relief in Sight Winter Solstice, Daylight Relief in Sight
- December 23, 2017

During the winter solstice, the Northern Hemisphere is tilted at its farthest distance from the sun, bringing less light and colder temperatures. This helps explain why and how our solstices are opposite: tomorrow, the winter solstice for us will be the summer solstice for the Southern Hemisphere (specifically at 16:28 UTC). (more...)
Did YOU fall for Russian propaganda? Facebook can tell you Did YOU fall for Russian propaganda? Facebook can tell you
- December 23, 2017

Petersburg. A link to the tool is included in the Help Center of the social media site. Facebook and other social media corporations have faced intense scrutiny over the previous year for their role in disseminating disinformation and providing a platform for propaganda campaigns meant to disrupt politics across the globe. (more...)
Oilwell Varco's (NOV) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Piper Jaffray Companies
- December 23, 2017

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) has risen 64.54% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.29% the S&P500. (NYSE:NOV) for 2.39M shares. Alyeska Investment Limited Partnership reported 0.43% of its portfolio in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Limited Com owns 4,700 shares. (more...)
Star Trek: Bridge Crew now available for non-VR players Star Trek: Bridge Crew now available for non-VR players
- December 23, 2017

The developers hope that adding this functionality to the game will expose Star Trek: Bridge Crew to a whole new audience of players. Originally, it was only in VR, in attempts to get people onboard with the new technology. In response to fan requests, Red Storm Entertainment and Ubisoft have announced that the game will now be playable on both PS4 and PC without a VR headset. (more...)
Xbox free Games with Gold for January 2018 confirmed Xbox free Games with Gold for January 2018 confirmed
- December 22, 2017

Games with Gold first launched in the summer of 2013, offering free games every month to those with an Xbox Live Gold subscription, which costs $10 a month or $60 annually. Then, the first-person survival horror game Zombi , normally $19.99, will be free from January 16 through February 15. Tomb Raider Underworld will be free to download from January 1 through January 15 while Army of Two takes the latter half of the month between January 16 and January 31. (more...)
Apple admits it slows down older iPhones to prolong battery life Apple admits it slows down older iPhones to prolong battery life
- December 23, 2017

However, it claims the move is not created to encourage customers to upgrade to newer iPhone models. Following a study by a Reddit user who claimed that Apple's tech automatically slowed phones when the battery has a diminished charge capacity, the company said this was due to a need to protect electronic components. (more...)
Apple sued by iPhone owners over slowed older phones Apple sued by iPhone owners over slowed older phones
- December 22, 2017

Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports. One of the lawsuits was filed in Los Angeles by Stefan Bogdanovich and Daktoa Speas , each of whom own an iPhone 7. "Lithium-ion batteries become less capable of supplying peak current demands when in cold conditions, have a low battery charge or as they age over time, which can result in the device unexpectedly shutting down to protect its electronic components". (more...)
Pixel 2 XL Dual Speakers Appear To Have Distortion, Buzzing Problems Pixel 2 XL Dual Speakers Appear To Have Distortion, Buzzing Problems
- December 22, 2017

That said, if you purchase either of these smartphones using your HDFC Bank Credit Card, you get a cashback of ₹8000. However, on Flipkart , the 64 GB variant of both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is now available at a discounted price of ₹49,999 and ₹67,999 respectively. (more...)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) EVP Sells $592396.00 in Stock
- December 22, 2017

The Average True Range (ATR) is also a measure of volatility is now sitting at 0.31. This deteriorated return is bad single for investors. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE: HPE ) has shown a discernible change in trend levels over the path of recent market activity. (more...)
Amazon's Apple TV app tops 550000 downloads in one week Amazon's Apple TV app tops 550000 downloads in one week
- December 22, 2017

Google believes that this upgradation will improve the performance of smartphones. Google also said that the digital assistant will soon roll out for smartphones running on Android 5.0 Lollipop and Android tablets running Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 6.0. (more...)
Instagram now lets you share live videos via direct messages Instagram now lets you share live videos via direct messages
- December 22, 2017

And that's the point, really - Instagram wants the feature to be widely used by everyone, not just celebrities who can expect hundreds or thousands of viewers as a matter of course. The idea here is that a group of friends can virtually "hang out" on their phones, while streaming, chatting and reacting to videos with emojis. They can be viewed directly from your friend's inbox - but only if it's still ongoing. (more...)
Coyle, New Stage And Three New ARMS Coyle, New Stage And Three New ARMS
- December 22, 2017

She's the director of ARMS Laboratories, and a certified genius. She is seemingly a mad scientist-type of character who conducted experiments on herself! Take a look at Dr. Coyle. As with any new fighter, Dr Coyle comes with three new ARMS , and a mysterious new stage called [NAME REDACTED] - Dr Coyle's secret lab, filled with conveyor belts, test tubes and all sorts of creepy science stuff. (more...)
Amazon Prime Video app is finally available for Android TV, kind of Amazon Prime Video app is finally available for Android TV, kind of
- December 22, 2017

Perhaps the app developers are not yet done with updating the code but the app should be working properly in no time. As a result, it pulled the YouTube app from the Echo Show and Fire TV. It's unclear why so many devices aren't compatible with the app, including NVIDIA SHIELD TV devices that should be able to run it. You can't actually use the service at the moment with many Android TV-compatible devices, as Amazon hasn't updated the compatibility list. (more...)
Apple may launch 2nd-gen Airpods in 2018 Apple may launch 2nd-gen Airpods in 2018
- December 22, 2017

Apple AirPods were launched with the iPhone 7 in 2016, but no new version was showcased when the iPhone X and iPhone 8 series were revealed. To recall the previous editions, Apple has released the AirPods first generation with a normal case. (more...)
Imperial Capital Weighs in on Pioneer Natural Resources' FY2018 Earnings (PXD)
- December 22, 2017

About 629,054 shares traded. Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (NASDAQ:SPNS) has risen 15.78% since December 21, 2016 and is uptrending. Winfield Associates Inc decreased its stake in Pioneer Nat Res Co Com (PXD) by 58.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Evaluating Insider Trading And Ownership For MGM Resorts International (MGM)
- December 22, 2017

It has underperformed by 59.70% the S&P500. Consolidated Investment Group Llc decreased its stake in Mgm Resorts International (MGM) by 7.71% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. On Monday, August 31 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to "Strong-Buy". The stock of Apple Inc. The Volatility 12m of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) is 26.795700. (more...)
As Alibaba Group (BABA) Shares Rose, Hartwell JM Limited Partnership Lifted Holding
- December 22, 2017

The stock has a market cap of $449,020.00, a P/E ratio of 49.79, a P/E/G ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 2.52. The stock decreased 0.44% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $72.28. Therefore 11% are positive. Analysts await Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA ) to report earnings on January, 23. They issued an "overweight" rating and a $213.00 price target for the company. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Images, Full Specifications Leaked Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) Images, Full Specifications Leaked
- December 22, 2017

Still unofficial the J2 (2018) has been part of the multiple leaks until now, but the latest one gives us access to the official renders as well as the complete specifications of the phone. On the camera front, there is an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera with flash on both sides. The device is believed to come bundled with connectivity features including dual SIM, Bluetooth 4.2, Cat.4 LTE with up to 150Mbps download speed, a 3.5mm audio jack and a micro USB 2.0 port. (more...)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)- Stocks Trapped in Bearish Claws
- December 22, 2017

Ifc Holding Inc Fl accumulated 10,107 shares or 0% of the stock. According to Sirius XM Holdings Inc .'s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 20.32%. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $6.01. The lowest target is $4.25 while the high is $5.65. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.70, current ratio was 1.10, LT Debt/Equity ratio was - and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands ... (more...)