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Russian Olympians' Last-Minute Appeals to Compete in the Winter Games, Explained Russian Olympians' Last-Minute Appeals to Compete in the Winter Games, Explained
- February 09, 2018

Here's everything you need to know about the festivities. Lizzy Yarnold has frozen out her Russian skeleton rivals who are controversially battling to be reinstated just hours before the start of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . The Olympics section will appear in the "For You" section, the part of Apple News where the platform delivers a more personalised set of stories based on publications and channels that you look at regularly. (more...)
IRBT) — IRobot Corporation (NASDAQ IRBT) — IRobot Corporation (NASDAQ
- February 09, 2018

This analysis is based on historical data about the stock's monthly performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 53.9% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that iRobot Co. will post 1.87 earnings per share for the current year. (more...)
Google's Chrome to Flag All HTTP Pages as 'Not Secure' Google's Chrome to Flag All HTTP Pages as 'Not Secure'
- February 09, 2018

Slated for release in July, this transition comes as 68% of all traffic on Android and Windows is now protected, while that number jumps to 78% on Chrome OS and Mac. Over the course of the last few years, Google has strongly advocated for the use of HTTPS to help keep your browsing data safe from anybody who could be spying on your web traffic while it's in transit between your browser and a server. (more...)
Dow plunges 1000 points as a weeklong market rout continues Dow plunges 1000 points as a weeklong market rout continues
- February 09, 2018

The Standard & Poor's 500, the benchmark for many index funds, is also 10 percent below the record high it set two weeks ago. That puts them in what's known on Wall Street as a "correction". The Russell 2000 is down 39.30 points, or 2.5 percent. The Dow is up 174.13 points, or 0.7 percent. The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield rose as high as 2.884 percent, nearing Monday's four-year peak of 2.885 percent, before retreating, after the Bank of England said interest rates probably need to rise ... (more...)
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid/Plug-in Hybrid Launched Hyundai Sonata Hybrid/Plug-in Hybrid Launched
- February 09, 2018

A rear USB charging port has been added, and models equipped with navigation can be ordered with wireless smartphone charging. To further enhance the appeal of the battery-based pair, O'Brien noted, Hyundai is also making a number of exterior and interior upgrades, and adding more features to the Sonata Hybrid and Sonata Plug-in Hybrid models. (more...)
HomePod Shipping Estimates In The US Have Slipped HomePod Shipping Estimates In The US Have Slipped
- February 09, 2018

That limited availability, combined with reports of relatively modest initial shipments from assemblers and parts suppliers, put quite a bit of pressure on Apple to run out of inventory ahead of tomorrow's official launch. However we should point out that these are only orders for the online store, meaning that you could probably head on over to an Apple retail store and try your luck there. (more...)
Conviction Heads to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility — Splinter Cell Conviction Heads to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility — Splinter Cell
- February 09, 2018

We'll update this post should any more games be announced as backward compatible within the coming hours. Splinter Cell is a stealth series revealing around an operative named Sam Fisher. As part of Ubisoft's sale going on right now on Xbox, Splinter Cell Conviction is 50% off. After several installments of espionage expert Sam Fisher going on increasingly more unsafe missions during the Xbox era, 2010's Splinter Cell: Conviction brought things back to basics with Sam on a search ... (more...)
Jennifer Garner Returning to 'TV' in HBO's 'Camping' From Lena Dunham Jennifer Garner Returning to 'TV' in HBO's 'Camping' From Lena Dunham
- February 09, 2018

Jennifer Garner will make her return to live-action television with a leading role in HBO's forthcoming comedy Camping , TVLine has learned. It tells the story of Walt's 45th birthday, which was supposed to be a delightful weekend back to nature, at least according to his obsessively-organized and aggressively-controlling wife, Kathryn ( Garner ). (more...)
Berry Global Group Inc (BERY) Holdings Raised by Boston Partners
- February 09, 2018

Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 0.17% of its portfolio in Berry Global Group, Inc. Canyon Capital Advisors Llc owns 5.94 million shares or 5.03% of their USA portfolio. Hanson Doremus Management stated it has 1,500 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Craig Hallum. (more...)
Google honors artist Paula Modersohn-Becker with new Doodle Google honors artist Paula Modersohn-Becker with new Doodle
- February 08, 2018

Her most productive years were 1906 and 1907, right before her death later that year, caused by an embolism that formed in her leg after she gave birth to her daughter. In the first painting, a woman is breastfeeding her child, the other paintings feature a group of people out on a farm, and a woman carrying a cat. Eager to continue on her path to artistry, she went to Paris to study with Otto. (more...)
Shares in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA) Acquired by BB&T Corp Shares in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA) Acquired by BB&T Corp
- February 08, 2018

The hedge fund run by Daniel S. Och held 49,100 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.07 million, up from 12,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter . The rating was upgraded by Evercore on Wednesday, December 14 to "Buy". As per Thursday, September 17, the company rating was downgraded by Vetr . Ratings analysis reveals 57% of NVIDIA's analysts are positive. (more...)
Users 'Extremely' Disappointed on Latest Snapchat Update Users 'Extremely' Disappointed on Latest Snapchat Update
- February 08, 2018

But the real opportunity is for Snapchat to become the most unique and fun way to share from special occassions. In the same way, reinstalling an old version of the app by finding the installation file for the previous update could be a way of avoiding the Snapchat update on Android phones. (more...)
Mario Kart Tour for Mobile Will be Mario Kart Tour for Mobile Will be "Free to Start", Says Developer
- February 08, 2018

This is the first official detail we've learned about the game, revealed via The Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki , who spoke to the CEO of DeNA himself Isao Moriyasu to confirm. But if you wanted to play the rest of the game, you could pay a one-time fee to unlock the rest. This assumption is based on, of course, the idea that Mario Kart Tour is similar to all the other series installments, just on a mobile platform. (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) Issues Q4 Earnings Guidance
- February 08, 2018

Its down 0.10, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. The stock decreased 8.76% or $10.26 during the last trading session, reaching $106.93. About 3.55M shares traded or 56.74% up from the average. 72 funds opened positions while 122 raised stakes. The Picton Mahoney Asset Management holds 261,410 shares with $26.72 million value, up from 207,010 last quarter. (more...)
Fortnite gets romantic with Valentine's update Fortnite gets romantic with Valentine's update
- February 08, 2018

The road ahead sees timed events where players will get to play with a Valentine's Day themed Crossbow, as well as new Valentine's Day skins to use. If you're trying to access the game, you'll be greeted with an error message informing you that the Fortnite servers have been temporarily disabled. (more...)
Toyota TRD Pro off-road lineup debuts in Chicago Toyota TRD Pro off-road lineup debuts in Chicago
- February 08, 2018

The 2019 Tacoma TRD Pro will be quite similar to the 2018 version , but it will now share a few upgraded styling features with the Tundra and 4Runner TRD Pro. For the nose of the off-roaders, TRD fitted a new Desert Air Intake, created to sustain consistent off-road performance regardless of the quantities of silt or dirt the wheels throw up in the air, as the air ingestion is done above the windshield. (more...)
Ark: Survival Evolved goes Jurassic Park with Ark Park Ark: Survival Evolved goes Jurassic Park with Ark Park
- February 08, 2018

If you want to engage in the deep survival experience, you'll have to stick to the flagship, non-VR game. This sounds familiar.but moving on. You'll be able to visit over 10 unique scenes alone or with a group of friends in multiplayer and raise your own dinosaur if you're lucky enough to find an egg whilst out and about. (more...)
Intel releases updated Spectre and Meltdown patches for Skylake systems Intel releases updated Spectre and Meltdown patches for Skylake systems
- February 08, 2018

The new microcode update is being rolled out to manufacturers and will only apply to 6th-generation Skylake processors. Later, it was revealed the patches Intel released were causing some systems to reboot , prompting the company to advise their customers against installing them until the issue could be ironed out. (more...)
Solo: A Star Wars Story- Emilia Clarke On Qi'Ra's Glamor & Rough Roads Solo: A Star Wars Story- Emilia Clarke On Qi'Ra's Glamor & Rough Roads
- February 08, 2018

Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story , an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Making their way out via Entertainment Weekly , they feature major characters of the film , including Han Solo ( Alden Ehrenreich ) and Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo), who are seen hanging onto dear life to the Conveyex in one of the images. (more...)
Microsoft launches its LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant to Office 365 subscribers Microsoft launches its LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant to Office 365 subscribers
- February 08, 2018

Now the integration-one of many Microsoft has been working on since the software maker acquired LinkedIn in 2016 for $26 billion-is now broadly available to all Office 365 subscribers using Windows in a number of markets, announced Kylan Nieh, senior product manager at LinkedIn. (more...)