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Apple admits slowing older iPhones; check proof and facts! Apple admits slowing older iPhones; check proof and facts!
- December 25, 2017

The allegations were in a lawsuit filed Thursday in Chicago federal court on behalf of five iPhone owners from Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and North Carolina, all of whom say they never would have bought new iPhones had Apple told them that simply replacing the batteries would have sped up their old ones. (more...)
India's first AC local train to run from tomorrow India's first AC local train to run from tomorrow
- December 24, 2017

A total of 12 services (six services in up and six services in down direction) of the AC suburban train will be operated only on weekdays. The Mumbai suburban train network's AC local project was first announced in the rail Budget of 2012-13. (more...)
The 3M Company (MMM) Shares Sold by Weatherly Asset Management LP
- December 24, 2017

Shares for $936,291 were sold by Gangestad Nicholas C on Friday, October 27. 1St Source Bank who had been investing in Visa Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $255.38B market cap company. The firm has a market cap of $139,836.88, a P/E ratio of 26.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.54 and a beta of 1.10. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.15 earnings per share. (more...)
Google Doodle Pays Tribute to Mohammed Rafi on his 93rd Birthday Google Doodle Pays Tribute to Mohammed Rafi on his 93rd Birthday
- December 24, 2017

As Pheeko grew up, he started work at a relative's barber shop in Lahore - a cultural and film hub in those days. His family had orthodox views about singing but as a child from a poor family he had passion for music. One of his most famous numbers, 'Chaudhvi ka Chand' won him his first Filmfare award in 1960, to be followed by five more. He had received a National Award for his rendition of the evergreen song 'Kya Hua Tera Wada' from Nasir Hussain's 1977 musical Hum Kisise Kum Naheen . (more...)
Coming On Christmas Eve: The Santa Tracker Coming On Christmas Eve: The Santa Tracker
- December 24, 2017

There are just a few days left until Christmas which means The North American Aerospace Defense Command is ready to start tracking Santa's yuletide journey around the world. Today, the program coordinates with more than 70 corporate military partners, and 1,500 volunteers take calls on Christmas Eve. Since 1955, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa's flight. (more...)
Mar Vista Investment Partners LLC Increased Us Bancorp (USB) Position
- December 24, 2017

Mendon Capital Advisors Corp sold 28,000 shares as Us Bancorp Del (Put) (USB)'s stock declined 6.89%. The Df Dent & Co Inc holds 699,911 shares with $15.85 million value, down from 1.13 million last quarter. Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) has risen 7.08% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. 288,082 are owned by Cardinal Capital Mngmt Inc. Somerset Gru Limited Liability Company has 283,298 shares. (more...)
Catherine: Full Body Gets First Trailer; Arrives Next Winter In Japan Catherine: Full Body Gets First Trailer; Arrives Next Winter In Japan
- December 24, 2017

The new trailer is suitable stylistic, and showcases new character Rin, a pianist who performs at Vincent and co.'s favourite bar hangout. The new trailer offers a look at a variety of the game's facets, such as key characters and gameplay. (more...)
Gift Card Security Especially Important During Holidays Gift Card Security Especially Important During Holidays
- December 24, 2017

Expiration Dates and Fees: Not all gift cards have been made equal! "Gift cards are popular gifts", said Mechele Agbayani Mills, President and CEO of BBB serving Central East Texas" Unfortunately, they are popular with scam artists as well, so it's important to be careful when purchasing them". (more...)
EPS Predictions Review: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- December 24, 2017

It has underperformed by 8.81% the S&P500. Peddock Capital Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Nvidia Corp ( NVDA ) by 30.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Its down 0.13, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 45 investors sold NVDA shares while 282 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. (more...)
EQT Corporation (EQT): What's the Story?
- December 24, 2017

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 8.48% since December 23, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.76% the S&P500. Whittier Trust Co decreased its stake in Eqt Corp Com (EQT) by 88.02% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Google Play is now offering exciting deals on apps, games and movies Google Play is now offering exciting deals on apps, games and movies
- December 23, 2017

Movies Anywhere, a game changer in the movie streaming market, apparently has a secret trick up its sleeves when it comes to movies purchased from Google's service. If users rent any movie they will have 30 days to watch it before it expires and 48 hours to finish watching once they start. If games aren't your choice, TuneIn is available on Google Play with 40 percent discount on its yearly subscription. (more...)
Apparently Apple is being sued for slowing down its older iPhones Apparently Apple is being sued for slowing down its older iPhones
- December 23, 2017

After a Reddit post on slowing performance of older iPhones went viral, independent researchers at Primate Labs conducted their own tests on older models. Bogdanovich, like a lot of long-time iPhone owners believes this tactic is a ploy by Apple to convince people to buy new phones. A press release for one of the lawsuits , led by the Atlas Consumer Law group in IL, says Apple's "iOS updates, plaintiffs claim, were engineered with this very goal in mind-fraudulently forcing iPhone owners ... (more...)
Stevens Capital Management LP Holds Stake in Electronic Arts INC (EA)
- December 23, 2017

About 838,023 shares traded. (NASDAQ:EA) news were published by: Wsj.com which released: "Electronic Arts Needs the Force to Awaken Again" on December 12, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: " Electronic Arts Inc ". Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, July 17 report. Analysts await Electronic Arts Inc . EA has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. (more...)
Apple admits to throttling performance on iPhones with older batteries Apple admits to throttling performance on iPhones with older batteries
- December 23, 2017

The tech company recently released two new iPhone models - the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X. Apple has admitted it deliberately slows older iPhones when users upgrade to new versions of iOS in a bid to prolong the life of handsets with ageing batteries. (more...)
IPhone owners sue Apple for intentionally slowing down devices IPhone owners sue Apple for intentionally slowing down devices
- December 23, 2017

For many years Apple customers have speculated whether their older smartphones were being slowed by the company to force them to upgrade to newer models. Sure it's an expensive undertaking for Apple, but a user should be guaranteed a certain level of performance for the lifetime of a product, until Apple stops supporting it with new software. (more...)
Apple's iPhone slowdowns spur customers to hurry to court Apple's iPhone slowdowns spur customers to hurry to court
- December 23, 2017

A press release for one of the lawsuits , led by the Atlas Consumer Law group in IL, says Apple's "iOS updates, plaintiffs claim, were engineered with this very goal in mind-fraudulently forcing iPhone owners to purchase the latest model offered by Apple". (more...)
OnePlus 6 to reportedly feature an under-screen fingerprint scanner OnePlus 6 to reportedly feature an under-screen fingerprint scanner
- December 23, 2017

Now, in addition to revealing its announcement timeframe, the rumor also says that the device will go on sale by the end of March, and it reveals some additional tidbits about the device. The OnePlus 6 will include 6GB / 8GB of RAM, just like its predecessors, or at least that's what it is expected to ship with, while Android Oreo will come pre-installed on the phone with a new version of the company's OxygenOS skin. (more...)
Apple confirm it slows down old iPhones to 'prolong device life' Apple confirm it slows down old iPhones to 'prolong device life'
- December 23, 2017

Interestingly, the so called slowing down of performance comes in affect in case of cold temperature, a low battery charge, or an aged battery. Apple users noticed that this feature resulted in iPhone 6S turning off abruptly, even though there was about 30-40 percent charge remaining in the battery. (more...)
IPhone slow? Try replacing your battery! : iphone IPhone slow? Try replacing your battery! : iphone
- December 23, 2017

The slowdown was first put into effect for the iPhone 6 , 6S and SE a year ago "to smooth out the instantaneous peaks", according to Apple . The slow-down feature was introduced for iPhone 6, 6s, SE, and 7, and Apple will add it to "other products in the future" too. (more...)
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...)