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HTC U12 Coming May 23 HTC U12 Coming May 23
- May 03, 2018

After LG, it's HTC next in the line that is launching its flagship smartphone for 2018 this month. HTC did not mention much in the Tweet but asked fans to look out for "a phone that is more than the sum of its specs". HTC UK confirmed that the company's next Android device will debut on May 23. If rumours are anything to be believed, the U12 Plus will equip a 6-inch QuadHD+ LCD display both a resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels. (more...)
Fortnite Season 4 Update Now Available for iOS Fortnite Season 4 Update Now Available for iOS
- May 03, 2018

Fortunately, the hotfix doesn't require any downtime or downloads, so players can continue enjoying the action. "We've seen reports of players not receiving full XP for eliminations", an Epic Reddit post reads. The long-awaited comet crash has finally happened, changing the map, and there have been balance and gameplay changes made. Fans also discovered some wonderful new Fortnite Battle Royale skins, which should be released throughout the season. (more...)
Facebook Plans Civil Rights Audit and Political Bias Review Facebook Plans Civil Rights Audit and Political Bias Review
- May 03, 2018

Murphy will gather feedback from civil rights groups while Washington-based law firm Relman, Dane & Colfax will perform an audit on Facebook's services and internal operations. Conservatives have alleged Facebook bias for years, and it came to a head in 2016 after reports that Facebook's content reviewers were suppressing conservative content via its "Trending Topics" feature. (more...)
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro (M1) Gets Updated Just A Week After Launch ASUS Zenfone Max Pro (M1) Gets Updated Just A Week After Launch
- May 03, 2018

Here are details on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 sale and launch offers. The smartphone was launched with three variants i.e. the 3GB RAM+32GB storage version which is priced at Rs. If we talk about specs, Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS Full View display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. However, the screen lacks a Corning Gorilla Glass protection. (more...)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider runs at 4K and 60fps on Xbox One X Shadow of the Tomb Raider runs at 4K and 60fps on Xbox One X
- May 03, 2018

If true, this could mean that the game will make full use of the Xbox One X's full technical capabilities, though Anfossi didn't reveal if it will run in a native 4K resolution with a locked 60 FPS frame rate. "As she races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, Lara will ultimately be forged into the Tomb Raider she is destined to be". Anfossi added that the game is the "most attractive... (more...)
Google Building Social-Gaming Startup Google Building Social-Gaming Startup
- May 03, 2018

Sayman is the youngest product manager in the company. As a junior in high school, Sayman impressed Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg with the creation of a social picture snapping and guessing game called 4 Snaps . As such, he likely gets a budget and can hire staff to work on Arcade in a low-risk environment. Some games which are massively popular and offer multiplayer online gaming experiences let users talk with each other during gameplay, as well as before and after, so in a sense ... (more...)
Forget What Wall Street Says: Flex Ltd. (FLEX), Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (CLDX)
- May 03, 2018

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Celldex Therapeutics from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday, April 14th. The stock rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with "Market Perform" on Thursday, March 8. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 87.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. About 2.02 million shares traded. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 9.36% whereas Month Volatility is at 9.83%. (more...)
Xbox One Sees Sales Increase; Microsoft Promises Biggest E3 Yet Xbox One Sees Sales Increase; Microsoft Promises Biggest E3 Yet
- May 03, 2018

We also reached a couple milestones recently with players having enjoyed over 4 billion hours on games released through our ID@Xbox program and almost 1 billion hours on games in our Xbox One Backward Compatibility library. Chief financial officer Amy Hood also said she is expecting more growth in the current financial quarter. If you still don't have an Xbox One X you can grab one on Amazon . (more...)
Tax-Exempt Bond Vanguard (VTEB) Lower -0.53% Over the Last Month — Stock Focus
- May 03, 2018

Perritt Capital Management Inc. now owns 113,747 shares of the exchange traded fund's stock valued at $5,222,000 after acquiring an additional 1,038 shares during the last quarter. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. A value of 25-50 would indicate a strong trend. Total Intl Bond ETF Vanguard (BNDX) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 12.81. (more...)
Google simplifies its Maps Platform APIs for developers building services Google simplifies its Maps Platform APIs for developers building services
- May 03, 2018

Additionally, Google states that these new updates will work with developers' existing code - with no changes being required. Google has streamlined 18 individual Google Maps APIs into three core products, based on what it believes are the most common developer use cases: Maps, Routes, and Places. (more...)
2018 iPhones rumored to ship with fast charging power adapters 2018 iPhones rumored to ship with fast charging power adapters
- May 03, 2018

USB-C fast charging would allow an iPhone to charge from 0-50% in roughly 30 minutes. iPhones now ship with a small 5W power adapter that supports Lightning to USB-A cable. It's also why a new rumor from Weibo should have iPhone owners excited. While more smartphone makers are adopting USB-C, traditional USB connectors are still incredibly prevalent. (more...)
High Court refuses Facebook referral request High Court refuses Facebook referral request
- May 03, 2018

A Facebook lawyer asked for the referral to be delayed to allow Ireland's Supreme Court to decide if it would accept an appeal. The High Court judge ruled that Facebook had no arguable case concerning whether an appeal court could overturn or vary a referral decision. (more...)
Gov. Walker visits site of Superior oil refinery explosion Gov. Walker visits site of Superior oil refinery explosion
- May 03, 2018

Superior Mayor Jim Paine and Mayor Emily Larson of the adjacent city of Duluth, Minnesota, have asked Husky Energy to use a safer alternative to hydrogen fluoride, a highly corrosive chemical that can produce toxic vapor clouds. "We look at the cleanup and reaction to that. And cleanup is done in environmentally sound way", said Governor Walker. Investigators with the DNR, the EPA and the company continue to monitor air and water quality around the refinery. (more...)
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS): Spotlight on Earnings Growth
- May 03, 2018

About 850,683 shares traded or 4.33% up from the average. Since May 1, 2017 HRS has risen 44.73% and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.18% the S&P500. (NYSE:C). Prelude Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.28% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. Investors of record on Thursday, March 8th were paid a $0.57 dividend. (more...)
Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Trend Analysis Report
- May 03, 2018

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. analysts gave 0 buy-equivalent recommendations, 2 sells and 8 holds. NYSE:PIR traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $2.23. Conversely, when the RSI turns down, making a peak above 70, it suggests that the price is overbought and likely to drop. Now shares of Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR) have an average brokerage recommendation (ABR) of 3.41 number of Recs in ABR is 8 however the company's industry rank by ABR is 40 out of 265. (more...)
'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' Tease Shows Multiplayer Perks Before Campaign 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' Tease Shows Multiplayer Perks Before Campaign
- May 03, 2018

This Operation Swarm adds a brand new map, referred to as Fringe Nightfall . While there is no limitation on Treyarch's twitter profile, there has been no regrets about posting the perks system, as well. Unfortunately, this mode is only available on 11 multiplayer maps, which include; Aquarium, Combine, Evac, Exodus, Fringe, Redwood, Hunted, Infection, Breach , and Nuk3town. (more...)
Google is promoting development of Assistant by investing in startups Google is promoting development of Assistant by investing in startups
- May 03, 2018

Which means if your business is already making millions and millions of dollars, Google probably won't put you in this investment program. The program is a way for Google to push the integration of Google Assistant over rivals Alexa and Siri. (more...)
Your #sunset photos might have helped improve Facebook's AI Your #sunset photos might have helped improve Facebook's AI
- May 03, 2018

If you've ever put a few hashtags onto an Instagram photo, you'll know doing so isn't exactly a research-grade process. Hashtags may seem to be what makes the task easier, but surprisingly, it was a challenge for Facebook to go through and sort out those tags to understand billions of images. (more...)
Nintendo Wants To Expand Their Mobile Gaming Nintendo Wants To Expand Their Mobile Gaming
- May 03, 2018

Also, smartphone titles like Super Mario Run and Niantic's Pokemon Go have caught the attention of millions of people. He then adds that "The idea that something will emerge that transforms into something big, in the same manner as game consoles, is the defining motive of the Nintendo business". (more...)
Carolina college student dies after fall from party bus Carolina college student dies after fall from party bus
- May 03, 2018

The anxiety felt by UNCC students over the end of the school year and exams was thrown into a sharp perspective by what happened to a student off campus. The bus was an older model, but it wasn't clear if it malfunctioned and led to her fall, police said. "[It's] just heartbreaking", said CMPD Public Affairs Director Rob Tufano. (more...)