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Gov. Nathan Deal to sign Hands-Free Georgia Act Gov. Nathan Deal to sign Hands-Free Georgia Act
- May 03, 2018

Also, $16 million in funding was allocated for school safety in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, in February. Governor Deal will arrive in Tifton at 3:30 p.m. The bill does allow the use of Bluetooth and hands-free cell phone usage. For a second offense, violators will pay $100, while three or more violations will result in fines of $150. (more...)
Samsung No. 1 player in Q1 global smartphone market: Strategy Analytics Samsung No. 1 player in Q1 global smartphone market: Strategy Analytics
- May 02, 2018

Top 10 players now capture 76% of the market thereby leaving more than 600 brands to compete for the remaining 24% of the market. "The waning smartphone demand is due to a slowdown in developed markets where replacement cycles are lengthening with overall smartphone features and design reaching its peak", Tarun Pathak, Associate Director at Counterpoint Research , said in a statement. (more...)
Australia's corporate watchdog steps up scrutiny of initial coin offerings Australia's corporate watchdog steps up scrutiny of initial coin offerings
- May 02, 2018

In return for investor cash, the organisations involved offer virtual coins such as bitcoin or ethereum, and the transaction is recorded over the blockchain. In a statement published yesterday, Australia's corporate watchdog said that it is issuing inquiries to ICO issuers and their advisers where they identify conduct or statements that may be misleading or deceptive. (more...)
Virgin and DP World team up to plan cargo-carrying Hyperloop Virgin and DP World team up to plan cargo-carrying Hyperloop
- May 02, 2018

Mr Musk is not associated with Virgin Hyperloop One but has urged interested parties to develop the technology. Hyperloop, a new mode of transport, is a pod-like vehicle that would be sent racing along rails within reduced-pressure tubes. (more...)
Levin Capital Strategies LP Increased Its Nokia Corp (NOK) Stake
- May 02, 2018

The stock increased 0.86% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $115.5. About 12.68 million shares traded. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has risen 29.90% since May 2, 2017 and is uptrending. Year to Date (YTD) performance of Nokia Corporation (NOK ) is 27.25 percent while its Performance (Week) is 0 percent and Performance (month) is at 10.02 percent. (more...)
Misty II personal robot recognizes faces and supports DIY skills Misty II personal robot recognizes faces and supports DIY skills
- May 02, 2018

Misty II measures 14 inches tall and tips the scales at six pounds. 250 units are being offered at this price and once those are gone, you'll have to pony up $1,599 for the next batch of 1,175 and then $2,499 for the remaining 75 units (a total of 1,500 robots are on offer). (more...)
The Indian Roadmaster Elite costs more than a Mumbai apartment The Indian Roadmaster Elite costs more than a Mumbai apartment
- May 02, 2018

The new Indian Roadmaster Elite comes with new dual tone, black-blue paint scheme which requires 30 hours to complete claims the company. Expected to be the most expensive motorcycle in the country, the special variant of the Roadmaster will sport cosmetic enhancements as compared to the regular version of Indian Roadmaster. (more...)
Taki signs up for SoulCalibur 6 Taki signs up for SoulCalibur 6
- May 02, 2018

Bandai Namco has announced that SoulCalibur VI will see pneumatic ninja Taki and SoulCalibur stalwart Taki joining the roster , wielding her legendary Rekki-Maru & Mekki-Maru short swords that she crafted with her own fair hands. The first thing fans will notice is Taki wears a mask similar to the one she donned in first SoulCalibur game. They never used to appear before when she performed them, so it's a neat little touch by the developers and designers. (more...)
Activision Blizzard INC (ATVI) Holding Has Upped by Egerton Capital Uk Llp Activision Blizzard INC (ATVI) Holding Has Upped by Egerton Capital Uk Llp
- May 02, 2018

Price targets show what analysts believes a stock will be worth at the end of a certain time period. ATVI has 4.12 million shares volume. PepsiCo, Inc. Big Money Sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q4 2017. The company has a quick ratio of 1.77, a current ratio of 1.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 43-Inch Youth Edition Model Launched
- May 02, 2018

Key specs of the panel used in the Mi TV 4 include a 60 Hz refresh rate, 178-degree horizontal and vertical viewing angles, and 8ms (typical) response time. Xiaomi's Mi TV 4A series is available in two sizes in the Indian market - 32-inch and 43-inch. This means the 43-inch Mi TV 4A is available in the country with a price tag of Rs. (more...)
Paladins Officially Leaves the Realm of Early Access and Launches May 8 Paladins Officially Leaves the Realm of Early Access and Launches May 8
- May 02, 2018

Over 20 million players contributed by playing in the beta and now it is nearly time for Paladins: Champions of the Realm to finally officially come out of early access. The full release will introduce a few changes to the overall schedule, and Larson says "now that we are released we are going to take a step back and revisit the cadence of our update schedule". (more...)
Qatar Airways CEO says 777X behind schedule but sees Boeing catching up Qatar Airways CEO says 777X behind schedule but sees Boeing catching up
- May 02, 2018

The A380 Airbus operated by Qatar Airways features a tri-class configuration of seating in first, business and economy class over two decks. " Boeing I think is a couple of months behind schedule but there is still time and they will catch up", Chief Executive Akbar al Baker told reporters on Wednesday. (more...)
New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Releases This Week New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Releases This Week
- May 02, 2018

While Rockstar still isn't talking, an upcoming art book for the game has seemingly confirmed one previously unknown detail regarding the game's setting. Where can I watch the new Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer? Rockstar announced that they'd be showing off the new RDR2 trailer on Monday , so we've had a couple of days build up. (more...)
Apple Reports Second Quarter Results Apple Reports Second Quarter Results
- May 02, 2018

It also announced a big increase to its capital return program thanks to repatriated foreign profits. Revenue for the quarter totaled $61.1 billion, up 16% compared with a year earlier, and net income per share for the quarter amounted to 2.73 dollar, showing an increase of 30%. (more...)
Technical Roundup on 2 Stocks: Target Corp. (TGT), The Wendy's Company (WEN)
- May 02, 2018

Suvretta Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 0.69% or 1.78M shares. The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has risen 28.35% since May 1, 2017 and is uptrending. WEN stock opened at $16.74 on Tuesday. Connecticut-based Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc has invested 0.03% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Earnings report for The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) is awaited On May, 8 after the close., Faxor reports. (more...)
Honor's next flagship smartphone to be Flipkart exclusive Honor's next flagship smartphone to be Flipkart exclusive
- May 02, 2018

In addition, the Chinese smartphone brand confirmed that the Honor 10 will be hitting the Indian market by the end of this month. The Honor 10 is expected to be priced in India around Rs 35,000. It comes with a Fingerprint sensor, and an Infrared sensor as well. Rs. 31,400) for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage version. The Honor 10 is fueled by a 3400mAh battery with quick charging support that can charge from 0 to 50% in just 25 minutes. (more...)
'Pac-Man' on Amazon Alexa isn't at all like 'Pac-Man' 'Pac-Man' on Amazon Alexa isn't at all like 'Pac-Man'
- May 02, 2018

According to Max Amordeluso, EU Lead Evangelist at Amazon, "developers can now create fun and educational experiences for kids under the age of 16 using the United Kingdom and German Alexa Skills Kits". The Beano skill provides a true or false quiz, trivia, sound effects and jokes and arrives in the 80th anniversary of the Beano's initial publication. (more...)
Huawei P20 Pro isn't as durable as you'd have hoped Huawei P20 Pro isn't as durable as you'd have hoped
- May 02, 2018

There is now no update on when non-Prime users will be able to purchase any of the two smartphones. However, there is no official information that from when non-prime users can place their order for Huawei P20 and P20 lite. The phone comes with a 6.1 inches capacitive touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2244 pixels and display type of AMOLED. The camera department is where the P20 Pro gets wild. (more...)
Sensex ends near 3-month high, at over 35000 points Sensex ends near 3-month high, at over 35000 points
- May 02, 2018

At 1.30 p.m., the broader Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded at 10,762.60 points - up 23.25 points or 0.22 per cent - from the previous close of 10,739.35 points. monetary tightening. Meanwhile, domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares worth a net of Rs 261.98 crore, while foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth a net of Rs 385.47 crore on Monday, provisional data showed. (more...)
Marriott Vacations buying ILG in $4.7 billion cash-and-stock deal Marriott Vacations buying ILG in $4.7 billion cash-and-stock deal
- May 02, 2018

The largest hotel company in the world is adding to its growing timeshare business. The combination of Marriott and ILG will give it about 100 resort properties and 650,000 owners, the company said. Marriott said the Hyatt business will give it the rights to develop, market and sell under the Hyatt Vacation Ownership programs, including access to the nearly 10 million members of the World of Hyatt loyalty platform. (more...)