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Niantic Partners with NetEase to Bring Pokemon Go to China Niantic Partners with NetEase to Bring Pokemon Go to China
- January 02, 2018

China banned Pokemon Go due to its use of Google Maps, which the country perceives as a security risk since Google Maps also includes satellite imagery of military and sensitive areas. NetEase was one of several companies that invested in Niantic in 2017 and will help Pokemon Go launch in the company later this year. There was a big controversy that the game could pose a huge security risk for the country; conspiracies began to spur that the United States of America, was planning on using ... (more...)
Edge Takes Top Spot in Microsoft Browser Battery Life Test (Again) Edge Takes Top Spot in Microsoft Browser Battery Life Test (Again)
- January 02, 2018

Despite Microsoft making good progress on Microsoft Edge over the years, the web browser built from the ground up for Windows 10 is still struggling for browser share on the desktop OS. Last month, Net Applications claimed that the web browser was now being used by less than one in six Windows 10 users , with more than 60% of them using Google Chrome . (more...)
China's WeChat Denies Storing Users' Data After Spying Claim China's WeChat Denies Storing Users' Data After Spying Claim
- January 02, 2018

The statement comes after Li Shufu , chairman of Geely Holdings, which owns the worldwide Volvo and Lotus auto brands, was quoted by local media on Monday as saying Tencent chairman Ma Huateng "must be watching all our WeChats every day". (more...)
LAPD: Arrest made in connection with swatting case that killed Wichita man LAPD: Arrest made in connection with swatting case that killed Wichita man
- January 02, 2018

Barriss was reportedly arrested about 3:15 p.m. Friday by Los Angeles police on suspicion of making the swatting call. For instance, at 6:44pm SWAuTistic said he had poured gasoline around the home and was thinking about lighting it; Fitch was shot at 6:43pm, just as these further threats were being made. (more...)
Apple apologises for slowing older iPhones down Apple apologises for slowing older iPhones down
- January 02, 2018

So what do iPhone and Apple customers need to know going forward? What really happened with the update? A few days later, Apple confirmed that it was slowing down the older iPhones, but said that this was ensure better user experience with an older battery. (more...)
Latest Analysts Research Reports About Boingo Wireless, Inc. (WIFI), Biogen Inc. (BIIB)
- January 02, 2018

Next Century Growth Investors Llc increased Boingo Wireless Inc ( WIFI ) stake by 51.28% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Aperio Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of Boingo Wireless during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $164,000. (more...)
Whatsapp no longer working on these phones Whatsapp no longer working on these phones
- January 02, 2018

This means in order to keep chatting, owners of these older devices will have to buy newer gadgets that support the app. Facebook initially claimed it would not be able to establish "reliable automated matching between the two companies' user accounts", when it bought WhatsApp, according to the European Union regulator. (more...)
Unconfirmed Schematics Show The Huawei P20 Series With Triple Cameras Unconfirmed Schematics Show The Huawei P20 Series With Triple Cameras
- January 02, 2018

If these images are indeed accurate, the P20 will come with the three camera lenses laid out horizontally, while the P20 Plus and P20 Pro will feature a vertical arrangement. According to the schematics, the Huawei P20 , P20 Plus, and P20 Pro will all have thin bezels with an 18:9 display but only the Huawei P20 Pro will have a notch at the top and also a rear mounted fingerprint scanner. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note8 handsets have a battery problem Samsung Galaxy Note8 handsets have a battery problem
- January 02, 2018

However when their phone still refused to get charge, they reported Samsung thinking that these phones have some kind of issue. Since it is still unknown what's causing the battery issue, it's too early to tell if this is fixable via a software update or not. (more...)
Apple apologises in letter for slowing down older iPhones Apple apologises in letter for slowing down older iPhones
- January 02, 2018

The apology comes after the Tim Cook-led company admitted it slowed down older iPhones to help save battery life due to the limitations of lithium-ion batteries. But the company's explanation didn't satisfy angry users, who took to social media to complain that they had not been informed about the change nor had they been given an option to replace the battery - instead of buying a newer, faster iPhone model. (more...)
'PUBG' has a new record of three million simultaneous players 'PUBG' has a new record of three million simultaneous players
- January 02, 2018

The record was previously held by DOTA 2 . Now, it seems PUBG is set to spark yet another revolution, this time in the form of its 3D replay technology. Chang Han Kim, CEO of PUBG Corp , reiterated that the game will be exclusively available on Xbox One "for some time", but revealed that part of the reason why it hit Xbox One first is because of Game Preview. (more...)
Phantom Redmi Note 5 to be powered by the Phantom Redmi Note 5 to be powered by the "Snapdragon 632"
- January 02, 2018

However, Snapdragon 632 has Qualcomm spectra 160 ISP modem which is optimally optimized for dual camera setup. If you are wondering why the launch is delayed, it is because Xiaomi is reportedly waiting for Qualcomm to launch the octa-core Snapdragon 632 SoC. (more...)
OnePlus 5T might get a Sandstone edition OnePlus 5T might get a Sandstone edition
- January 02, 2018

Beebom however reports that the OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant will launch in India on January 26. In their teaser video, they have gotten some people to feel the phone in a mystery box. Powering the device is Snapdragon 835 chipset, and it comes in two storage variants - a 6GB RAM model with 64GB storage, and an 8GB RAM model with 128GB storage. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi A1 Gets Better With Android Oreo Xiaomi Mi A1 Gets Better With Android Oreo
- January 02, 2018

Before updating to Android 8.0 Oreo, the Mi A1 users must ensure that their device is running the December update with version number 7.12.19. The updated package features a 1107.4MB worth of size and includes December's Android security patch alongside newer features as well. (more...)
Security Minister to Social Media: Security Minister to Social Media: "Fight Extremism or Face Tax Penalties"
- January 02, 2018

He said Silicon Valley is making massive sums of money while the United Kingdom government is forced to spend millions on surveillance, de-radicalization programs, and other counter-terrorism measures. "We've invested millions of pounds in people and technology to identify and remove terrorist content". They will without a second thought sell our user data to soft-porn companies and loan sharks but not to the country's democratically elected government. (more...)
Apple Apologises For Slowing Iphones, Offers Discounted Batteries Apple Apologises For Slowing Iphones, Offers Discounted Batteries
- January 02, 2018

Plaintiffs Stefan Bogdanovich and Dakota Speas filed the lawsuit in the Central District Court of California. Apple will launch three new iPhones next year with larger batteries, which should translate to longer battery life for users, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. (more...)
Live Photo of Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Surfaces, Sports Dual Front Cameras Live Photo of Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Surfaces, Sports Dual Front Cameras
- January 02, 2018

As per the images, the Xperia XA1 Ultra has thick bezels design similar to the original XA1 Ultra. Going by the listing, the Xperia XA2 Ultra will come with a Snapdragon chipset and not Mediatek. It offers 64GB of internal storage out of which 43GB will be reserved for the users. While the camera resolutions are now unknown, leaks suggest that one of the front sensors is expected to be 16-megapixel, while that on the rear will be a 21-megapixel camera with LED flash. (more...)
AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) Chairman Sells $18598760.00 in Stock
- January 02, 2018

Moreover, Commerce Bancorporation has 0% invested in AutoZone, Inc . 289,000 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 461,414. Advisor Prtn accumulated 1,168 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Private Bank & Trust Co sold 9,060 shares as Boeing Co (BA)'s stock rose 4.66%. Schwab Charles Investment Mgmt holds 2.18 million shares. (more...)
Irobot Corp (NASDAQ:IRBT) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis
- January 02, 2018

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 9,675 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $814,000 after buying an additional 2,910 shares during the last quarter. Dougherty & Company initiated iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ) on Thursday, November 17 with "Buy" rating. Zacks Investment Research upgraded iRobot from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $85.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. (more...)
3M Company (MMM) EPS Estimated At $2.02
- January 02, 2018

Warburg Pincus Llc sold 2.26M shares as the company's stock declined 10.14% while stock markets rallied. GP Strategies Corporation (GPX) has risen 8.06% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Investors of record on Friday, November 24th were issued a $0.0118 dividend. Its down 0.14, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of MMM. (more...)