Tech


Meg Whitman Joins Jeffrey Katzenberg's New Mobile Video Venture
- January 27, 2018

One of the most powerful women in USA business and a former candidate for California governor, Whitman will be moving into a nascent sector much like when she took over eBay Inc in its early stages and turned it into a multi-billion dollar business. (more...)
Analyst Commentary On Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Time Warner Inc. (TWX) Analyst Commentary On Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Time Warner Inc. (TWX)
- January 27, 2018

The institutional investor held 51,183 shares of the consumer specialties company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.70M, up from 3,791 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capossela sold 4,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. Copeland Cap Management Lc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (more...)
Keep us in your Facebook news feed Keep us in your Facebook news feed
- January 27, 2018

These actions by Facebook are a drastic change from its previous policy of allowing its own editors to curate the news. Finally you can select or "star" profiles that you want to prioritize on your news feed (like ARLnow) by scrolling through or searching profiles you already follow. (more...)
Paragon will completely shut down on April 26, offering full refunds Paragon will completely shut down on April 26, offering full refunds
- January 27, 2018

Epic Games will shut down Paragon's servers on April 26, 2018 to presumably keep its focus on Fortnite . Epic is offering a full refund to every Paragon player for every purchase on any platform. We have failed you - despite the team's incredibly hard work - and we're sorry. In order to get your refund from Epic, you can link your Epic account to the game and request a refund from there. (more...)
Gateway Investment Advisers LLC Cuts Stake in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc
- January 27, 2018

BRF S.A. (NYSE:BRFS) has declined 2.88% since January 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 73.97% the S&P500. Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ( FOXA ) opened at $38.18 on Friday. For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 9 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $0.55 per share. Therefore 67% are positive. Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily ... (more...)
Acer Chrome OS tablet tips Google's next big move Acer Chrome OS tablet tips Google's next big move
- January 27, 2018

There are no other details, but from the looks of it, Acer's tablet appears to be roughly the size of Apple's iPad mini . There is also a front-facing camera that is visible, and Acer's logo stamped prominently on the bottom bezel. Some reports are saying that the tablet could be codenamed Scarlet, and be powered by a Rockchip processor, but there just isn't enough solid evidence around to confirm it. (more...)
Google Bulletin Is A New App For Local News Stories Google Bulletin Is A New App For Local News Stories
- January 26, 2018

For example, if a storm has just rolled through and wiped out access to a local road, you could post about it on Bulletin with video, photos or text to help get the word out so others could take an alternate route to work or simply avoid a risky situation. (more...)
Samsung announces 860 Pro, 860 Evo SSDs with up to 4TB capacity Samsung announces 860 Pro, 860 Evo SSDs with up to 4TB capacity
- January 26, 2018

Samsung India on Wednesday launched two new Solid State Drives (SSDs) - "860 Pro" and "860 Evo" - for Rs. 12,200 and Rs. 8,750, respectively. Coming to the technical specifications of the 860 PRO and 860 Evo, Samsung says that these new range of SSDs offer read speeds of up to 560 MB/s and write speeds of up to 530 MB/s. (more...)
Apple to lift lid on health of smartphone batteries Apple to lift lid on health of smartphone batteries
- January 26, 2018

If the footage would not have been captured by the camera, no one would have believed the story. Regardless, fans are reminded that biting the battery is not a safe or real way to check if it is authentic. In that sense, the iPhone X is a smash hit for Apple , as it likely allowed for a year-over-year increase in iPhone average selling prices in the region, all else being equal. (more...)
Sea of Thieves' closed beta extended to January 31 Sea of Thieves' closed beta extended to January 31
- January 26, 2018

Rare has announced that the Closed Beta for Sea of Thieves is being extended, following issues that caused some players to be unable to connect to the game. As a response to these issues Rare has extended the closed beta by two days, so it will now end at 08:00 GMT on January 31, with the Design an Achievement contest closing date also being extended to the same date. (more...)
Apple May Replace 5.8-inch iPhone X With LCD Model Apple May Replace 5.8-inch iPhone X With LCD Model
- January 26, 2018

We could see 3 new iPhones, modeled along the lines of the iPhone X . Reports also hint that the upcoming iPhone 2018 device without the 3D Touch feature will be packed with a regular non-stacked logic motherboard and a rectangular battery. (more...)
Netanyahu: We will not allow Iran to destroy us Netanyahu: We will not allow Iran to destroy us
- January 26, 2018

Jerusalem is determined not to allow Iranian forces to remain in Syria once the civil war ends there. He expressed the desire to deepen economic and technological cooperation with Canada, Belgium and Switzerland. "It was an important meeting". Netanyahu used the opportunity to urge German support for efforts to strengthen the restrictions imposed on the Iranian nuclear program by the 2015 agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. (more...)
PlayStation Network back online after big outage PlayStation Network back online after big outage
- January 26, 2018

Launching games, applications, or online features. On the PlayStation Network server status page , most of the services are up. "Our engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, and we thank you for your patience", said Sony in its message. (more...)
What the new iOS 11.3 will bring What the new iOS 11.3 will bring
- January 26, 2018

The new upgrade includes ARKit 1.5 that are compatible with augmented reality apps, creating more immersive experiences. These can be found in Settings - Battery and are available for iPhone 6 and later. Apple has also just announced that its HomePod will ship without multi-room support , so does Airplay 2's presence in iOS 11.3 mean it's changed its mind? These features will require an Apple Music subscription. (more...)
Toyota SA to recall 730000 cars over defective airbags Toyota SA to recall 730000 cars over defective airbags
- January 26, 2018

Four years ago Yaris, Hilux, Innova and Fortuna vehicles were recalled for the same reason . Components will be replaced for free and will take one to two hours. All of which is perfectly true - except that the recall has now been ongoing for nearly three years, explained senior communications manager Clynton Yon, since shortly after the Takata airbag debacle went public in 2014. (more...)
McLaren Special Operations Delivers 10 Wild 570S Coupes McLaren Special Operations Delivers 10 Wild 570S Coupes
- January 26, 2018

Described by McLaren Special Operations as having been, "designed and engineered with race vehicle emulation as the primary focus" (though still road legal), the X features a rear spoiler based on the GT4 auto (adding almost 100kg of extra downforce), a functional roof scoop, front dive planes, an MSO titanium exhaust and Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres. (more...)
Barnes & Noble (BKS) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows
- January 26, 2018

The stock decreased 3.88% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $4.95. 1,575,903 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,794,434. In related news, Chairman Leonard Riggio acquired 1,000,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. On Friday, March 31 the stock rating was initiated by Longbow with "Neutral". (more...)
Woodstock Corp Trims Holdings in Hain Celestial Group Inc (HAIN)
- January 26, 2018

Black Creek Investment Management Inc increased Hain Celestial Group Inc ( HAIN ) stake by 73.09% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Monetta Financial Services Inc sold 12,500 shares as the company's stock rose 6.47% with the market. Susquehanna maintained The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. Legal & General Public Ltd Com reported 121,043 shares. Sanford C. Bernstein began coverage on Hain Celestial Group in a research report on Friday, October 6th. (more...)
Google Testing 'My Subscriptions' Section In Play Store Google Testing 'My Subscriptions' Section In Play Store
- January 26, 2018

In a blog post this week, Google announced three new features for Files Go: Tablet support, expanded SD card support, and file handler customization. In the first update since it launched, Files Go is gaining support for Android tablets , admittedly a dying breed. You can also customize which apps open your files with our new " Open with " flow. (more...)
Hearthstone shakes up ranked play progression ladder Hearthstone shakes up ranked play progression ladder
- January 26, 2018

So a Legend player will go to Rank 4. Starting from the March season however, a player's rank will only be reset four ranks from the rank they reached at the end of the previous month. One of the changes is all ranks now having 5 stars to progress. Now you just need to win five ranked games during the month. However, rank floors will still be in place. (more...)