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Finmin not for cut in excise duty on petrol, diesel Finmin not for cut in excise duty on petrol, diesel
- April 23, 2018

According to the country's largest retailer, Indian Oil Corporation's (IOCL), petrol is priced at Rs 74.5 per liter in New Delhi , Rs 77.2 per liter in Kolkata, Rs 82.35 per liter in Mumbai and Rs 77.29 per liter in Chennai. The hike, necessitated due to firming worldwide oil prices, comes on the back of a 32 paise increase in rates of petrol effected over the last two days. (more...)
Mercedes-Maybach SUV concept leaked ahead of Beijing debut Mercedes-Maybach SUV concept leaked ahead of Beijing debut
- April 23, 2018

Reports started to circulate last month of why Mercedes was dolling up its GLS SUV in Maybach-esque fashions. Only it's not like how we had imagined it to be. Consumers would ride in comfort as there's even an elegant tea set for rear seat passengers in thecentere console which extends all the way from the front seats to the rear. (more...)
Earth Day 2018: Google Doodle delivers a strong message with Dr Earth Day 2018: Google Doodle delivers a strong message with Dr
- April 23, 2018

Earth Day's President Kathleen Rogers in her statement said, "From poisoning and injuring marine life to the ubiquitous presence of plastics in our food to disrupting human hormones and causing major life-threatening diseases and early puberty, the exponential growth of plastics is threatening our planet's survival". (more...)
Xbox One could soon have 120Hz high refresh rate option Xbox One could soon have 120Hz high refresh rate option
- April 23, 2018

Those looking to take advantage of the functionality, though, will not be able to do so if they're the lucky owners of Ultra HD (consumer 4K) displays: Microsoft's Bradley Rossetti, Xbox Insider team lead, has confirmed that the feature will be available only when using a 1080p or 1440p display. (more...)
Meizu Unveils The Meizu 15, 15 Plus And M15 Lite Meizu Unveils The Meizu 15, 15 Plus And M15 Lite
- April 23, 2018

At an event in China, the brand has revealed its Meizu 15, Meizu 15 Plus and the Meizu 15 Lite handsets. The dual-camera systems on the 15 and 15 Plus feature Sony sensors with a 12-megapixel sensor set at 3x "lossless" zoom and a large 20-megapixel wide-angle camera with a sensor size of 1/2.3 inches. (more...)
Amazon Web Services launches &blockchain templates; # 039 & # 039 Amazon Web Services launches &blockchain templates; # 039 & # 039
- April 23, 2018

One of the world's leading retail outlet Amazon has recently launched its Blockchain framework for Ethereum (ETH) and Hyperledger Fabric under the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform. The blog post also provides thorough instructions and guides for creating and establishing an Ethereum template with mining support as well as an EthStats page which displays metrics about network status among other things as well as an EthExplorer tool that displays transactions and smart contracts ... (more...)
Gmail users receiving spam from their own accounts Gmail users receiving spam from their own accounts
- April 23, 2018

The messages were manipulated to look like they had been sent from Gmail users, 9to5Google reported . The forum users also note that these fraudulent emails have not stopped even after resetting their passwords. Fortunately, Google knows about the problem and said it was " spam campaign impacting a small subset of Gmail users ". The spammers used forged from headers to make the messages appear as though they came from their own account, and are suspected to originate from a Canadian ... (more...)
OnePlus 6 Amazon India Page Listing is Live with 'Notify Me' Option OnePlus 6 Amazon India Page Listing is Live with 'Notify Me' Option
- April 23, 2018

As per the official teasers, OnePlus 6 is coming with several upgrades both in terms of design and also internal hardware. And if not the ceramic, the OnePlus 6 could come with the glass back, similar to the iPhone X and Galaxy S9+. The tweet included a three second video of water drops. Chinese smartphone company has already confirmed that the OnePlus 6 will feature a Snapdragon 845 processor, up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB of onboard memory. (more...)
Zenfone Max Pro M1 with 18:9 screen, 5000mAh battery unveiled Zenfone Max Pro M1 with 18:9 screen, 5000mAh battery unveiled
- April 23, 2018

Asus is all set to launch its first smartphone of the year - the Zenfone Max Pro M1 in India today. So far, Asus has only revealed that the Zenfone Max Pro M1 will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 could go up against mid-range mobiles like Redmi Note 5 Pro, Honor 9 Lite and Oppo F7. As the smartphone falls under Asus' Max lineup, it is expected to be powered by a very large battery which has been one of the defining features of this ... (more...)
Vivo Y53i With Face Unlock Capability Launched Vivo Y53i With Face Unlock Capability Launched
- April 23, 2018

It doesn't have a fingerprint scanner like its competitors but it does have Face Unlock. "It is also almost the same price as the Redmi 5 (2GB+16GB) that has a 5.7" HD+ screen, a SD450 SoC, a 3,300mAh battery, a fingerprint scanner, and sells for Rs. (more...)
Samsung C7 Pro on sale on Amazon India: Price and features Samsung C7 Pro on sale on Amazon India: Price and features
- April 23, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 edge received certification on Android Oreo software from Wi-Fi Alliance earlier this month, but there was no information on the software release timeline. Besides the front-facing camera, the smartphone also comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, aperture of f/1.9 and full HD video recording capabilities. (more...)
Here's how analysts see Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) after this past week
- April 23, 2018

It is down 0.00% since April 19, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 13.47% the S&P500. Synchrony Financial has a 52 week low of $26.01 and a 52 week high of $40.59. Now the institutional investor is holding 171,459 shares, compared to the 279,427 from the previous quarter. Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (TSM) Shares Gap Down Following Weak Earnings
- April 23, 2018

The stock decreased 1.47% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $38.95. TSM outperformed the S&P 500 by 18.96%. Buckingham Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Cintas Corp (CTAS) by 37.93% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Black Ferns Sevens defend Japan crown Black Ferns Sevens defend Japan crown
- April 22, 2018

The Black Ferns beat France 24-12 in the final after the New Zealanders had beaten series leaders Australia 17-12 in the semi-finals. New Zealand had lost Niall Williams to injury before the final but they made the flawless start with Michaela Blyde scoring in the opening minute. (more...)
Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Preview Build 17650 for Skip Ahead Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Preview Build 17650 for Skip Ahead
- April 22, 2018

Microsoft today expanded the availability of the new RTM build of Windows 10 version 1803 to the Slow ring. Microsoft offered Windows Insiders a new glimpse into the upcoming Redstone 5 OS features. This just reinforces that Windows Insiders are critical to helping us find and fix issues before releasing feature updates to all our customers so thank you! We fixed an issue where elements on the main page of the Windows Defender Security Center app would slightly change size on mouse ... (more...)
EPS for Intersect ENT, Inc. (XENT) Expected At $-0.23 on May, 1
- April 22, 2018

The 1-year high was reported on April, 20 by Barchart.com. Dorsey Wright & Associates increased Ing Groep N V Sponsored Adr (ING) stake by 37.37% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. (NASDAQ:XENT) has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by Northland Capital. The stock has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 2. (more...)
May 2018 Xbox Games with Gold Lineup Announced May 2018 Xbox Games with Gold Lineup Announced
- April 22, 2018

Just like it was the case with this month, May will feature a major third party game in the form of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain for the Xbox One . Assassin's Creed Syndicate will remain free in Games With Gold until May 15th, so you have a bit longer to download that one. The second game is also published by Sega because the underrated Vanquish is also available from May 16th until May 31st. (more...)
LG G7 ThinQ Images Leak Ahead of Launch, Showing a Notch LG G7 ThinQ Images Leak Ahead of Launch, Showing a Notch
- April 22, 2018

It houses the notification LED indicator and a selfie camera. That said, the company's newest flagship phone - the G7 - is rumored to be dropping next month, so it won't be too long before we can see what the new management team has in mind. (more...)
FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) Shares Obtained by State of Wisconsin Investment Board
- April 21, 2018

It has underperformed by 37.68% the S&P500. According to 2017Q4 SEC form the Alok Agrawal reduced its stake in Fleetcor Technologies Inc ( FLT ) by 41.79%. Engineers Gate Manager Lp decreased Trinseo S A (NYSE:TSE) stake by 9,546 shares to 30,286 valued at $2.20M in 2017Q4. Enbridge Inc. had 25 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Positive momentum seen in crypto markets, Ripple up 18.1% Positive momentum seen in crypto markets, Ripple up 18.1%
- April 21, 2018

If there have been discussions going around over the recent evolution of many different cryptocurrency coins, it would be a shame to ignore one of the most important developments out there in a concise time frame, namely the evolution of Bitcoin Cash (BCH ). (more...)