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Grammys' Gun-Violence Victims Tribute to Take Center Stage Grammys' Gun-Violence Victims Tribute to Take Center Stage
- January 19, 2018

Approximately 22,000 people were in the audience of the outdoor Route 91 Harvest during Jason Aldean's performance when gunman Stephen Paddock began firing into the crowd from a nearby hotel balcony, killing 58 and injuring over 500 others. (more...)
Annoying bug in Facebook Messenger hitting some iOS users, company investigating Annoying bug in Facebook Messenger hitting some iOS users, company investigating
- January 19, 2018

TechCrunch's own Josh Constine was hit by the problem and he found that closing and reopening the app didn't fix it. The app apparently freezes up after typing a few words. For some, it even causes the app to crash. Facebook plans to strip back its Messenger app to the bare bones after spending the last two years adding one new feature after another. (more...)
Justin Bieber's mother praises son for his 'character and integrity' Justin Bieber's mother praises son for his 'character and integrity'
- January 19, 2018

Selena's co-star in the film, Timothée Chalamet , recently announced that he does not wish to profit from the director's movie, and will donate his salary back to charity. It was not the first time accusations of this kind made headlines but it was the first time Farrow had spoken out about her alleged abuse. Allen has always denied the allegations, but between the molestation claims and his marriage to his adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn in 1997, many still think he's guilty. (more...)
UMB Bank NA MO Decreases Stake in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)
- January 19, 2018

Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Lowe's Companies, Inc . The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $101.52. After having $0.43 EPS previously, Quarterhill Inc.'s analysts see -90.70% EPS growth. Short interest is another tool that analysts use to gauge investor sentiment. (more...)
Shazam! Targets Luke Cage Star as the Wizard Shazam! Targets Luke Cage Star as the Wizard
- January 19, 2018

Created by C.C. Beck and Bill Parker, Shazam is the alter ego of Billy Batson, a teenager who can transform into the the superhero with the power of six gods after shouting, " Shazam! ". Robot , and The Get Down . Shazam! hits theaters on April 5, 2019. Instead of Zoltar, Billy Baston meets the Wizard and instead of turning into a toy developer, he turns into a superhero. (more...)
House Panel to Release Fusion GPS Testimony on Trump-Russia Probe House Panel to Release Fusion GPS Testimony on Trump-Russia Probe
- January 19, 2018

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is leading a separate probe by the U.S. Justice Department. Much of his story by now has become familiar: Simpson's private intelligence firm was hired, first by conservatives, then later by the Hillary Clinton campaign, to look into Donald Trump's background during the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Cetera Advisor Networks LLC Cuts Position in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Cetera Advisor Networks LLC Cuts Position in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)
- January 19, 2018

Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT ) traded up $0.33 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $168.83. The company's stock had a trading volume of 4,666,977 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,190,000. (NYSE:CAT). Howe And Rusling reported 0.05% stake. Arete Wealth Advsrs Limited Liability Co reported 0.89% in Caterpillar Inc . (NYSE:CAT). Sumitomo Mitsui holds 0.35% in Caterpillar Inc . (more...)
Amid confusion, Congress scrambles for deal to avoid shutdown Amid confusion, Congress scrambles for deal to avoid shutdown
- January 19, 2018

The New York Times reports that the bill may struggle to pass the House, because "Republicans eager to increase military spending have been frustrated with stopgap spending measures". He is spearheading fresh talks on the issue with the other second-ranking Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate. House Republican leaders have included a six-year renewal in a short-term budget bill in an effort to woo Democrats. (more...)
Court puts temporary hold on North Carolina redistricting order Court puts temporary hold on North Carolina redistricting order
- January 19, 2018

The high court's order granting a stay of the lower court's decision, pending the disposition of the state's appeal, likely means the existing congressional map will be in place for the 2018 midterms. Republicans in North Carolina have a super majority in the state's legislature, and the state's congressional map gives the GOP a 10 to three advantage in its congressional delegation. (more...)
Life is Strange: Before the Storm's Farewell Episode Gets a Release Date Life is Strange: Before the Storm's Farewell Episode Gets a Release Date
- January 19, 2018

Square Enix will be releasing Life is Strange : Before the Storm at retail, in the same way it launched the original Life is Strange series in physical form as a Limited Edition package a few months after the season's episodes had wrapped. (more...)
Peugeot plans to re-enter U.S. market Peugeot plans to re-enter U.S. market
- January 19, 2018

A year later, all vehicles in the Opel lineup will be electrified. By 2030, Tavares said, 80 percent of the automaker's vehicles will offer the ability to pilot themselves under limited conditions, and 10 percent will be capable of autonomous driving. (more...)
Vanguard Energy ETF (VDE) Shares Sold by Creative Planning
- January 19, 2018

Welles Wilder used to determine the strength of a trend. In general, if the indicator goes above -20, the stock may be considered overbought. On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. (more...)
Violence erupts at protests outside Hoërskool Overvaal Violence erupts at protests outside Hoërskool Overvaal
- January 19, 2018

The protest by a several dozen ANC supporters and community members, turned violent after they started throwing tyres in the direction of the school, with one tyre landing inside the school's premises. The high court ruled that the school had neither the capacity to comply, nor the time to make the changes to its language policy in accordance with the department's demands. (more...)
Honor View 10 gains face unlock, January security patch in new update Honor View 10 gains face unlock, January security patch in new update
- January 19, 2018

Huawei wants to make things even better by launching updates for the Honor View 10 . One of the new features is Face Unlock . To enable face recognition, people need to enroll their face by accusing face recognition feature in phone settings menu. (more...)
Future Samsung phones might feature under-glass selfie cameras Future Samsung phones might feature under-glass selfie cameras
- January 19, 2018

The design would allow Samsung to avoid having to carve out of its phones' screens a notch like the one found on Apple's iPhone X . When it comes to sweeping redesigns, compromises are inevitable. Last year, a growing number of smartphones hit the market with borderless or near-borderless screens. This would allow for Samsung to embed things like cameras or speakers directly into the screen and not in the phone's bezels. (more...)
Investors Buy Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) on Weakness
- January 19, 2018

About 20.17 million shares traded or 16.00% up from the average. It has underperformed by 16.88% the S&P500. World Asset Management Inc sold 6,954 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. It also upped Alphabet Inc (Call) stake by 200,000 shares and now owns 600,000 shares. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fifteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Stonehearth Capital Management LLC Takes $112000 Position in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)
- January 19, 2018

Moneta Group Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Lowes Cos Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $84.33B market cap company. After $1.05 actual earnings per share reported by Lowe's Companies, Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.10% negative EPS growth. (more...)
New Google app matches your selfies with historical portraits New Google app matches your selfies with historical portraits
- January 18, 2018

By putting in some technology quotient in the results, the app also tells the percentage match figures each time you try the app. As a result of the update, the app has soared to top the App Store and Google Play Store charts, effectively dethroning Messenger and YouTube. (more...)
Tomb Raider trailer: Alicia Vikander chases secrets from her past Tomb Raider trailer: Alicia Vikander chases secrets from her past
- January 18, 2018

Determined to forge her own path, Lara refuses to take the reins of her father's global empire , and doesn't believe that he simply disappeared one day. Vikander and West are joined in the cast by Walton Goggins , Daniel Wu , and Kristin Scott Thomas . It's being directed by Roar Uthaug , working from a script by Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Alastair Siddons. (more...)
Samsung starts producing 16-gigabit GDDR6 for next-gen GPUs Samsung starts producing 16-gigabit GDDR6 for next-gen GPUs
- January 18, 2018

The successor to the now available GDDR5 memory, GDDR6 is meant to solve the growing pains of the ever-hungry advanced graphics market. SK Hynix's first GDDR6 chip was said to be an 8Gb, 16Gb/s chip that also runs at 1.35V. The company is using "innovative, low-power circuit design, the new GDDR6 operates at 1.35V to lower energy consumption approximately 35 percent over the widely used GDDR5 at 1.55V". (more...)