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Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones with older batteries
- December 31, 2017

Later in the letter , the company pledges two changes that will affect iPhone users: the price of an out-or-warranty iPhone battery replacement drops from $79 to $29 effective January 2018, and a coming iOS update will "give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone's battery", probably indicating whether the battery requires replacement. (more...)
Authorities warn of jury duty scam Authorities warn of jury duty scam
- December 31, 2017

Police say a man is pretending to be with the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office telling victims they have a warrant for failing to appear for jury duty. The scammers then tell the resident to avoid immediate arrest, a payment can be made over the telephone with prepaid credit or debit cards. The Sheriff's Department stresses that its Warrants Bureau does not make calls demanding payment to clear a warrant and cautions residents to be wary of any phone call from an unknown source demanding a ... (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Position Lifted by Shikiar Asset Management Inc
- December 30, 2017

About 26.00M shares traded or 0.12% up from the average. Kao Corporation develops and sells consumer and chemical products in Japan and internationally. Barclays Capital has "Hold" rating and $162.0 target. As per Wednesday, January 27, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Nomura set a $185.00 target price on Apple and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, September 25th. (more...)
Apple's MacBook Air-like store roof wasn't created to handle snow…in Chicago Apple's MacBook Air-like store roof wasn't created to handle snow…in Chicago
- December 30, 2017

The staircase from the Apple Store on Michigan Avenue leading down to the Chicago River were closed on December 29, 2017, due to ice falling from the roof. 'Designed by Apple in California?' tweeted one user. The interior of the riverfront Apple Store in Chicago. Designed by British firm Foster and Partners, the space around the store is meant to replicate a "town square" experience to foster community building. (more...)
(NYSE:TGT) Shares Sold by Magnetar Financial LLC
- December 30, 2017

Lathrop Investment Management Corp decreased Target (TGT) stake by 58.65% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The return on assets stands at 6.9%, Return on Equity now is 24% and the Return on Investment value is 15.5%. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.55%. A higher P/B ratio of Target Corporation is signposting that the investors have either overvalued it, or that its accountants have undervalued it. (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Upgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Buy"
- December 30, 2017

At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $1.46 but has recovered 523.97% since then. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has risen 18.59% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. Fincl Advisory Gp reported 0.22% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT ) for 2,748 shares. Alkeon Capital Management Ltd Co owns 2.53M shares. (more...)
Bitcoin exchange chief kidnapped as he leaves work Bitcoin exchange chief kidnapped as he leaves work
- December 30, 2017

Foreign press were initially unable to verify those particular details, but over the past day the BBC has partly confirmed it: Local police said "a man had been kidnapped on the day in question, but would not confirm his identity". "We are doing everything possible to speed up the search for Pavel Lerner", claimed Exmo spokesman Anatoliy Larin to the BBC. Blockchain is the technology that underpins the digital currency Bitcoin. (more...)
A Few Clear Signs for Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- December 29, 2017

Another trade for 30,000 shares valued at $3.94M was sold by SHEAHAN MARK W. On Monday, October 2 Etchart Eric sold $94,799 worth of Graco Inc. It is down 147.59% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. Apple Inc now has $871.88 billion valuation. This nets out to an increase of 14.42 million shares and is a bullish sign for AAPL . Cowen & Co maintained Apple Inc . (more...)
WhatsApp to stop working on these smartphones from December 31 WhatsApp to stop working on these smartphones from December 31
- December 29, 2017

As per one of the official WhatsApp blog posts, it has been clearly motioned that users of mobile phones and devices including BlackBerry OS, Windows Phone 8.0, BlackBerry 10 and older Window operating systems will not be able to use WhatsApp on their devices from the beginning of next year. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 7 to ditch fingerprint sensor for 3D facial recognition Xiaomi Mi 7 to ditch fingerprint sensor for 3D facial recognition
- December 29, 2017

The Mi 7, unlike the iPhone X , is said to also feature a regular fingerprint sensor, as the company believes the physical sensor provides a level of convenience facial recognition can not match. The OnePlus 6 has also been said to offer something similar. The Xiaomi Mi 7 , however, is taking inspiration from the near bezel-less display. As for the battery, there are speculations that the Mi 7 will use a 3200 mAh battery. (more...)
(MSFT) is Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc.'s 7th Largest Position
- December 29, 2017

Northeast Financial Consultants Inc now owns 10,100 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $696,000 after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares in the last quarter. Baldwin Brothers Ma holds 2.35% or 195,922 shares. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams reported 32,111 shares. Passport Capital Llc, which manages about $4.54 billion and $362.25 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Canada Goose Holdings Inc by 192,314 shares to 1.13M shares, valued at $23.21 million in 2017Q3, ... (more...)
Google doodles on Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa's 113 birthday Google doodles on Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa's 113 birthday
- December 29, 2017

The website further said: " Kuvempu's poem featured above is "Poovu" (The Flower), rhapsodizing on the beauty of the poet's natural surroundings". He founded an organisation at the Mysore University to research the Kannada language which has been named after him as " Kuvempu Institute of Kannada Studies ". (more...)
Christmas tree recycling program in El Paso County Christmas tree recycling program in El Paso County
- December 29, 2017

The TreeCycle program will be hold an event to reduce tree waste, while providing free mulch and support to local youth sports. To have a live tree picked up with yard waste, the tree must be cut in half and placed with recycling and trash. (more...)
Moto G5S Plus price slashed in India Moto G5S Plus price slashed in India
- December 29, 2017

Motorola has not changed the price of Moto G5S and it is still being sold for Rs. 13999. The Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus were available at Rs 11,999 and Rs 13,999 respectively after the discount. The device has a fingerprint sensor embedded into its home button at the front. On the front, it has an 8MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture, wide-angle lens, and an LED flash. (more...)
Nokia 3310 With 4G Capability Spotted On TENAA Nokia 3310 With 4G Capability Spotted On TENAA
- December 29, 2017

At Mobile World Congress earlier this year, HMD Global revived the handset , and in October, the company launched a model with 3G connectivity . 1GB RAM devices will be supported on 8.1 release where numerous Android Go memory management improvements will be integrated. (more...)
Samsung has a new battery issue in its latest phone Samsung has a new battery issue in its latest phone
- December 29, 2017

While Samsung has yet to confirm the timeframe for the release of the anticipated Galaxy S9 series, many information leaks have surfaced recently that paint a picture of how the device will probably look like. Once the battery of the Note 8 drops down at 0%, the device refuses to turn on or charge. Tried the soft reset and Safe Mode button pushes and it won't turn on. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Potentially Leaked By Danish Retailer Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Potentially Leaked By Danish Retailer
- December 29, 2017

We've known for awhile that the game would be out in the nebulous " spring 2018 ", but this, if true, pins things down nicely. Of course, any retailer listing posted prior to a Rockstar confirmation should be taken with a grain of salt. The game is a sequel to the original Red Dead Redemption , which itself was a sequel to Red Dead Revolver although without any story elements from its predecessor. (more...)
OnePlus 5T OxygenOS update brings assistive lighting for face unlock OnePlus 5T OxygenOS update brings assistive lighting for face unlock
- December 29, 2017

You are also likely to have a better experience with third party camera apps. Rolling out as an incremental over-the-air (OTA) update, the new version brings assistive lighting for the preloaded Face Unlock feature and includes various performance improvements and fixes, as well as the December Android security patch. (more...)
RIP: Google Kills the Pixel C, Removes from Store RIP: Google Kills the Pixel C, Removes from Store
- December 29, 2017

The Pixel C had launched around two years ago and was originally meant to run the ChromeOS but reportedly Google couldn't get it ready in time so it was installed with Android. What once was a glorified web browser on a notebook, reliant on internet connectivity in order to get anything done, has evolved into a surprisingly flexible platform in its own right. (more...)
New Zealand wins toss, bats in third ODI vs. West Indies New Zealand wins toss, bats in third ODI vs. West Indies
- December 29, 2017

Playing their preferred shortest format, West Indies would consider themselves within a chance of breaking the duck that they've encountered so far in New Zealand by being blanked in the Tests and ODIs and how. In the bowling department, a lot would be depending on veteran bowler Samuel Badree. Windies must cope without a number of their big-name stars in the first global T20 against New Zealand in Nelson, live on Sky Sports Cricket. (more...)