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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Launched Samsung Galaxy Note 8 PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Launched
- January 17, 2018

In order to commemorate the Winter Olympic games, the limited edition Galaxy Note 8 will feature a "shiny white" back. Samsung is also customizing the S Pen with white and gold accents that match the overall Winter theme of the device. The smartphone is powered by Exynos 8895 octa-core chipset coupled with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU and 6GB RAM. Samsung also had another variant of the Olympics Edition - Rio Olympics 2016 Galaxy S7 Edge Limited Edition. (more...)
Limited Land Rover Defender Works V8 launched with 400bhp Limited Land Rover Defender Works V8 launched with 400bhp
- January 17, 2018

In celebration of Land Rover's 70th anniversary, the British brand has unveiled a limited-edition, high-performance version of the now-defunct Defender SUV. If you already own a Defender, but can't afford to splash out on the full Works model, Land Rover Classic has also announced that it'll soon be offering upgrades for Defenders inspired by the new limited-edition vehicle. (more...)
New Android spyware can steal data in many ways New Android spyware can steal data in many ways
- January 17, 2018

It is capable of turning infected smartphones into recording devices based on their location they are in and can steal WhatsApp messages when they are unencrypted on the devices themselves. "As a result of the long-term development process, there are multiple, exceptional capabilities: usage of multiple exploits for gaining root privileges, a complex payload structure, never-before-seen surveillance features such as recording surrounding audio in specified locations", they noted. (more...)
Vivo X20 Plus UD Spotted on TENNA Vivo X20 Plus UD Spotted on TENNA
- January 17, 2018

The Vivo in-display fingerprint scanner smartphone which didn't have an official name till now is listed as the Vivo X20 Plus UD. During the CES 2018, there was one of the best features which made every other smartphone company to look at it as VIVO displayed its new fingerprint sensor under the display. (more...)
Honor 9 Lite to launch in India today Honor 9 Lite to launch in India today
- January 17, 2018

There are launch offers where customers can avail 10% instant cash back on Citi Bank debit and credit cards, and the phone is going to be sold exclusively on Flipkart and Hihonor store. The Honor 9 Lite will go on sale from this month's 21st. The phone, which measures 151 x 71.9 x 7.6mm and weighs 149 grams, features 2.5D curved glass panels on the front as well as the rear side. (more...)
Google honors actress Katy Jurado with new Doodle Google honors actress Katy Jurado with new Doodle
- January 17, 2018

Ms Jurado was "stunningly handsome", as Google's description of their tribute described, but it was also the characters she played that stood out. Some Mexicans go to Hollywood and lose career in Mexico because they play imitation. She hailed from a wealthy family in Guadalajara - so wealthy in fact, they owned much of what is now Texas - who forbid the teenager from acting despite having an uncle who was an actor. (more...)
Karbonn launches Titanium Frames S7 smartphone for INR 6999 Karbonn launches Titanium Frames S7 smartphone for INR 6999
- January 17, 2018

Powered by a 3,000mAh battery, the smartphone is created to last all day long on a single charge, the company claimed. On the imaging front, you will get 13MP cameras on both front and back of the phone with each accompanied by a LED flash. (more...)
Stocks surge amid strong earnings reports Stocks surge amid strong earnings reports
- January 16, 2018

BIG DECLINER: Industrial stocks accounted for much of the market's afternoon pullback. But industrial group General Electric saw its share price plummet four percent to US$18.06 after reporting a US$6.2 billion charge due to its legacy insurance business. (more...)
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS)
- January 16, 2018

About 7.50 million shares traded or Infinity% up from the average. Net profit margin of The Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) was recorded at 16.3 percent, operating profit margin was 25.1 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 45 percent. (more...)
First DLC for Assassin's Creed Origins "The Hidden Ones" coming 23rd January
- January 16, 2018

Created by Ubisoft Sofia, the studio that developed the original Assassin's Creed Rogue, this remaster further enriches the franchise's current-gen catalogue and will shine in 4K on PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X (and run 1080p on PS4™ and Xbox One). (more...)
Lexus India launches flagship sedan LS500h at Rs. 1.94 cr Lexus India launches flagship sedan LS500h at Rs. 1.94 cr
- January 16, 2018

Lexus is launching the new LS luxury sedan in the USA market with an entry price that's actually cheaper than its predecessor. The high price tag is mostly because the vehicle will be taking the Custom Built Unit (CBU) route which means additional taxes and import cess factored into the pricing released. (more...)
Blazing Stock Climbs To New Heights: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Blazing Stock Climbs To New Heights: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)
- January 16, 2018

The stock exchanged hands with 14,895,230 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 12.82M shares. Aperio Gp Inc Ltd Liability holds 0.25% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 1.12 million shares. It turned negative, as 66 investors sold GM shares while 322 reduced holdings. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in F. (more...)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announces Scribblenauts™ Showdown Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announces Scribblenauts™ Showdown
- January 16, 2018

There are also a number of mini-games, which require players to unleash objects or characters using the Scribblenauts dictionary, or to complete a challenge faster than their opponents. Two years ago, Scribblenauts creator 5th Cell laid off staff and cancelled its plans for a new game in the series, leaving many fans to wonder if Maxwell's wordy adventures would ever continue. (more...)
Huntsman Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (HUN)
- January 16, 2018

The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $78.78. About 1.40M shares traded. Huntsman ( NYSE HUN ) opened at $34.56 on Monday. Alembic Global Advisors reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Huntsman in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Rating Reiterated by Cowen and Company
- January 16, 2018

At Bancorp who had been investing in Activision Blizzard Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $53.20 billion market cap company. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by M Partners. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ATVI in report on Friday, February 12 with "Overweight" rating. (more...)
Honor becomes No.1 online smartphone brand in China Honor becomes No.1 online smartphone brand in China
- January 16, 2018

Chinese smartphone brand Honor, which is a subsidiary of Huawei , recently completed four years in China, and, according to a Sino-Market Research, the company has become the No.1 online smartphone brand in its home turf. The Honor 9 Lite is powered by powered by the Kirin 659 processor paired with 3/4GB of RAM and a 3,000mAh battery which Honor claims can deliver talk time of up to 20 hours on 3G and a standby time of up to 24 days. (more...)
Sleep tight now: Amazon launches alarm clock with camera Sleep tight now: Amazon launches alarm clock with camera
- January 16, 2018

There's also the choice of the built-in 2-watt speaker, Bluetooth or an Aux Out jack. It will actually be released on January 24. The Amazon Echo Spot was released in the United States previous year. The home speaker segment, till now, has been dominated by Amazon with Google also shoring up its presence. The speaker will provide a hub for appliances via Apple's HomeKit system and establish a centre inside the home to lock people in to using other Apple services, according to the report . (more...)
Watch and follow updates ahead of world title fight Watch and follow updates ahead of world title fight
- January 16, 2018

Joshua has promised "fireworks" and reminded the WBO champion: 'This isn't a three round fight based on skills, it's a 12 round fight based on heart'. "I am looking forward to it, training camp is under way and before you know it March 31 will be upon us". The two unbeaten heavyweights will collide for the WBO, IBF and WBA titles at Cardiff's Principality Stadium. (more...)
Consumer group In China seeks answers for slowing iPhones Consumer group In China seeks answers for slowing iPhones
- January 16, 2018

Apple Authorized Technicians are able to replace a battery, and many of them still have available appointments and a plentiful stock of spare batteries. Like most smartphones, the iPhone runs on a lithium ion battery, which degrades over time. There has also been anger among some iPhone owners that the process for booking a battery replacement has not always been as smooth and easy as they'd like. (more...)
Whatsapp is About to Get Rid of Spam Messages in Groups Whatsapp is About to Get Rid of Spam Messages in Groups
- January 16, 2018

In a forthcoming version of the app, WhatsApp will alert users when they receive a message that has been been forwarded at least 25 times. This can come in handy in group chats which can get a bit crowded with messages, so being able to jump to messages that directly pertain to you can come in handy. (more...)