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Microsoft fired about 20 employees over sexual harassment complaints in 2017 Microsoft fired about 20 employees over sexual harassment complaints in 2017
- March 17, 2018

Microsoft's case is one of several against giant companies in the technology industry, which has been criticized in recent years for its lack of female and minority employees and for a workplace culture that some say is hostile toward those groups. (more...)
Train service suspended in south Kashmir for 'security reasons' Train service suspended in south Kashmir for 'security reasons'
- March 17, 2018

The gunfight had begun yesterday after militants attacked the policemen guarding a Bharatiya Janata Party leader Dr Anwar Khan. The arrested person was identified as Shahnawaz Ahmad Mir. A paratrooper was injured during the gunfight whose condition is said to be stable when this report was filed. As soon as bodies reached in their respective villages, the people, mostly youth, who were already waiting for the bodies, shouted pro-freedom slogans. (more...)
Facebook launches WiFi app for developing countries Facebook launches WiFi app for developing countries
- March 17, 2018

Express Wi-Fi began in India previous year, but it needed users to connect to a mobile website or download an app from their telecom to fiddle with their settings. It has been around since previous year. The app is now available in India, Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, and Indonesia, reports The Verge. " Facebook is releasing the Express Wi-Fi app in the Google Play store to give people another simple and secure way to access fast, affordable internet through their local Express Wi-Fi ... (more...)
Britain Blames Russia's President For Nerve Agent Attack Britain Blames Russia's President For Nerve Agent Attack
- March 17, 2018

The war of words between Moscow and London over the poisoning of a former Russian spy escalated as Britain's outspoken Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said his government's "quarrel" was with Putin rather than the Russian people. Earlier, the Trump administration slapped new sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for alleged cyberattacks and election meddling. Mrs May has said the United Kingdom will expel 23 Russian diplomats as part of a "full an robust" response - prompting ... (more...)
Girl Scout Cookie Sales End This Sunday Girl Scout Cookie Sales End This Sunday
- March 17, 2018

Olivia actually sold more cookies than she thought she could, and so she set an even higher bar this year. "I hope they feel pretty good because they get a snack and Girl Scout cookies are good". It is because of this dedication to service and making a difference for others that the girls were able to collect donations for over 1,000,000 boxes. (more...)
Google Rebrands Android Wear As Wear OS Google Rebrands Android Wear As Wear OS
- March 17, 2018

Google has officially announced that it is rebranding Android Wear to Wear OS. Google also claims that there has been a significant decrease in the instances of vulnerabilities being spotted on its mobile OS, thanks to Google Play Protect . (more...)
'Android Wear' Is Now 'Wear OS by Google' 'Android Wear' Is Now 'Wear OS by Google'
- March 17, 2018

Android Wear, now Wear OS by Google , had the initial release on March 18, 2014. This detection is largely done by the Google Play Protect service , which is now enabled in over 2 billion devices. Now the mobile payment option is available on smartwatches in more countries. Google changed the name of its "Android Wear" OS to "Wear OS by Google" to make it more relevant for the platforms that it is compatible with . (more...)
Siri needs these features to catch up with the competition Siri needs these features to catch up with the competition
- March 17, 2018

The former employees spoke under condition of anonymity, and they paint an embarrassing picture of mismanagement that has led to the decline of Siri. The issue was shelved during Steve Jobs' last years. Julia to be let go, which happened before a year passed in his time running Siri. After a disappointing response for Apple Maps on iOS 6, both Forstall and Williamson were fired in 2012. (more...)
Zayo Group (NYSE:ZAYO) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.16
- March 17, 2018

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) has risen 0.77% since March 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Miller Howard Investments Inc increased Pitney Bowes Inc Com (PBI) stake by 32.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (NYSE:ZAYO). Envestnet Asset Mngmt Inc accumulated 3,210 shares or 0% of the stock. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board invested 0.02% in Visa Inc. Glenhill Advisors LLC owned about 0.38% of Zayo Group worth $34,463,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. (more...)
Broadcom (AVGO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird Broadcom (AVGO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird
- March 17, 2018

Broadcom Ltd has a fifty-two week low of $208.44 and a fifty-two week high of $285.68. Shorter or longer timeframes used for alternately shorter or longer outlooks. The price may run through it slightly or stop and reverse prior to reaching it. ADX is used to gauge trend strength but not trend direction. Whereas long-term trend followers generally use SMA200 and most shareholders will look for a cross above or below this average to represent if the stock is in a bullish or bearish trend. (more...)
Nintendo To Host Nindies Showcase March 20 Nintendo To Host Nindies Showcase March 20
- March 17, 2018

Now if you're a fan of the indie titles that have been released so far, Nintendo has more titles for you. The Nindies Summer Showcase was about 22 minutes long so expect the Spring Showcase to have a similar runtime. The Switch has a wide selection of independent titles coming to the console, such as games like Kentucky Route Zero and Runner 3 , so there's a wide variety of things to look forward to. (more...)
Atlantic Trust LLC Sells 699 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)
- March 17, 2018

About 271,225 shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since March 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 80.48% the S&P500. The firm has "Buy" rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, October 11. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by JP Morgan. (more...)
Honor 7C makes it official debut, starts at around $140 Honor 7C makes it official debut, starts at around $140
- March 17, 2018

It is powered by a 14nm octa-core processor that is clocked at 1.8GHz with Adreno 506 GPU support. Since then, the company has been using HiSilicon Kirin chipsets. The brightness of the light is determined by the level of illumination of the environment. Talking about specifications , the Honor 7C runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with EMUI 8.0 on top. (more...)
McLaren launch special 570GT version | New Release McLaren launch special 570GT version | New Release
- March 17, 2018

It's backed up with the MSO Defined Black Pack, which replaces the previous "Dark Palladium" components on the front and rear splitters, side skirts and air intake. Called the MSO Black Collection, the auto is covered in McLaren's famous Papaya Orange. A panoramic glass roof with UV-filtering privacy tint adds some theatre, or buyers can option for the MSO Defined Electrochromic roof with five different degrees of tint to choose from. (more...)
Why Does Fortnite Mobile Keep Crashing — Fortnite Mobile Crashing Why Does Fortnite Mobile Keep Crashing — Fortnite Mobile Crashing
- March 17, 2018

Fortnite on iOS requires an internet connection and iOS 11. Video game " Fortnite: Battle Royale " is a global craze that's still growing. However, it seems like the compatibility settings may have been set wrong with Fortnite Mobile , allowing some players with incompatible devices to download the game. (more...)
The Walt Disney (DIS) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Loop Capital The Walt Disney (DIS) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Loop Capital
- March 17, 2018

Oceanic Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Dorian Lpg Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $437.55 million market cap company. Nomura invested in 66,657 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Halsey Associates Inc Ct invested in 2.2% or 113,246 shares. Credit Agricole S A invested in 46,629 shares. (more...)
Alexa's new 'Brief Mode' makes the assistant talk less Alexa's new 'Brief Mode' makes the assistant talk less
- March 17, 2018

She mentioned it was called "Brief Mode" and that it would result in her talking less. Amazon seems to be doing just that, according to AFTVnews , which spotted a Reddit post concerning a new Alexa feature that Amazon appears to be quietly testing. (more...)
Cadence Design Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CDNS) President Sells $1544028.02 in Stock
- March 17, 2018

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. After a recent check, Cadence Design Systems, Inc . stock is found to be 2.19% volatile for the week, while 2.46% volatility recorded for the month with ATR of 1.08. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, October 24. BidaskClub cut shares of Cadence Design Systems from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday. (more...)
Pulwama parts shut to mourn militant killings Pulwama parts shut to mourn militant killings
- March 17, 2018

Soon after, government forces launched a manhunt to find the fleeing assailants in the area in the form of cordon and search operation. Two militants who attacked a BJP leader on Thursday and were caught in a gun fight with the forces in Khonmoh, were killed and have been identified. (more...)
Buy Xbox One X, Get Sea of Thieves for a Limited Time Buy Xbox One X, Get Sea of Thieves for a Limited Time
- March 17, 2018

While it's hard to appreciate without the in-game communications that would likely be going along with it, this is exactly the kind of nonsense players are looking forward to, myself included. And now that Microsoft is starting to include original Xbox games to that list? In addition, all Xbox One X and Xbox One S owners have access to exclusive services like Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Play Anywhere , and can enjoy the ultimate 4K entertainment experience with a built-in 4K UHD Blu-ray player ... (more...)