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Microsoft and Facebook complete 6430 kilometer long transatlantic Marea subsea cable project Microsoft and Facebook complete 6430 kilometer long transatlantic Marea subsea cable project
- September 26, 2017

As well as being able to support the Netflix habits of an entire continent the subsea installation hopes to safeguard against natural disasters or events that might cause disruptions to connections, which was evident during Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. (more...)
671bhp Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Turbo S E-Hybrid launched 671bhp Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Turbo S E-Hybrid launched
- September 26, 2017

The vehicle gets the same 4-litre, turbocharged, V8 motor that produces 542PS. Charging the battery takes between 6.0 and 2.4 hours depending on the charger rate and connection type. The new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo is available to order now, with customers also having the option to hone their driving skills by taking part in a tailored driving lesson at the Porsche Experience Centre in Silverstone. (more...)
Land Rover to target Mercedes-Benz S-Class with 'Road Rover' Land Rover to target Mercedes-Benz S-Class with 'Road Rover'
- September 26, 2017

The first Road Rover model is also expected to be powered by electric motors, with a ride and handling setup that will concentrate on dynamic on-road capabilities, although a small degree of all-surface ability is expected to be included as a means of providing the new crossover with added versatility. (more...)
Red Hat expands its pioneering patent promise to the open source community Red Hat expands its pioneering patent promise to the open source community
- September 26, 2017

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IRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT): Are Traders Shorting This Stock?
- September 26, 2017

It has outperformed by 134.23% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $2.05 billion company. We have $71.00 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:IRBT worth $82.00M less. Swiss Comml Bank reported 45,400 shares. Sanctuary Wealth Advisors Llc holds 2.65% of its portfolio in iRobot Corporation for 36,074 shares. Therefore 25% are positive. (more...)
IPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8 Speed Test Shows Interesting Results IPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8 Speed Test Shows Interesting Results
- September 26, 2017

Though a report from Engadget states that Apple sourced modems on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X from both Intel and Qualcomm. One of the significant design changes in the new iPhone 8 configuration was the shiny glass back. (more...)
USOC says there's interest in hosting Winter Olympics USOC says there's interest in hosting Winter Olympics
- September 26, 2017

Tensions in the region have escalated since North Korea conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3, prompting global condemnation. The South Korean Olympic chief on Monday downplayed security concerns ahead of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, saying countries are unlikely to skip the competition despite rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Violent video games real-life strike ends for voice actors Violent video games real-life strike ends for voice actors
- September 26, 2017

The strike's biggest sticking point, regarding "secondary compensation" (aka royalties or residuals), appears to favor game publishers, not actors. This bonus, which must be doled out by the game's release, is determined by how many sessions were provided and begins at $75 for one session and $2,100 for ten. (more...)
Nintendo Says They Nintendo Says They "Over-Delivered" the Switch at Launch
- September 26, 2017

Fils-Aime said that they actually produced more units than analysts initially expected them to sell, so as far as the launch is concerned, they "over delivered" on the console's stock. "The budgets are very big and the stakes are higher than they used to be". But this isn't the end-in fact, these games kick off the beginning of a long-lasting union between Bethesda and Nintendo . (more...)
Apple won't be making a smaller iPhone X anytime soon Apple won't be making a smaller iPhone X anytime soon
- September 26, 2017

But The Korea Herald reported that a smaller OLED equipped iPhone wouldn't be very marketable for Cupertino and as such Apple has scrapped the preliminary orders it has made with Korean tech manufacturers like Samsung and LG for the 5.28-inch display. (more...)
Apple dumps Bing for Google Apple dumps Bing for Google
- September 26, 2017

The spokesperson did make a point to highlight the fact "We value our relationship with Apple and look forward to continuing to partner with them in many ways, including on Bing Image Search in Siri", according to a Bing spokesperson. Analysts estimate that Google already pays billions to be the default search engine for iPhones and iPads. But the switch does not mean that Apple's relationship with Microsoft has soured. (more...)
Apple, Google, And Microsoft Ranked Three Most Valuable Global Brands Of 2017 Apple, Google, And Microsoft Ranked Three Most Valuable Global Brands Of 2017
- September 26, 2017

Value of brand Google was estimated at $141.7 billion, an increase of 6% from previous year. "Lenovo continues to be recognized as a Best Global Brand", said Jez Frampton, Interbrand's Chief Executive Officer, "Their innovation has taken them past PC production, into mobile, data, and now cloud technology ". (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Launch Imminent As Retail Box Image Leaks Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Launch Imminent As Retail Box Image Leaks
- September 26, 2017

A close-up of the box package has appeared on Weibo sparking fresh speculation that Xiaomi could be releasing the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus very soon. Earlier rumours suggested that the Note 5 will be powered by Snapdragon 630 SoC. The Redmi Note 5 will nearly certainly be made out of metal, and the device will ship with Android Nougat, with the company's MIUI 9 OS on top of it. (more...)
Does The Data Supplment The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Movement? Does The Data Supplment The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Movement?
- September 25, 2017

It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Anchorage Capital Group Llc increased Cheniere Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:LNG) stake by 118,000 shares to 8.18 million valued at $398.55 million in 2017Q2. 108 funds opened positions while 638 raised stakes. 790.40 million shares or 0.23% less from 792.22 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company owns 24,925 shares for 0.4% of their portfolio. (more...)
Walmart wants to stock you refrigerator - even when you're not home Walmart wants to stock you refrigerator - even when you're not home
- September 25, 2017

Many people find that getting groceries delivered to their residences is often more convenient than traveling to the stores and battling other shoppers, but it does mean having to be home when they arrive. "What might seem novel today could be the standard tomorrow", Eddleston said. Walmart , the largest USA company by revenue, and Amazon, the online behemoth that has revolutionized e-commerce and forced many traditional stores to play catch up, have been in a vigorous battle to win over ... (more...)
Top Prize For Tipperary In Tidy Towns Competition Top Prize For Tipperary In Tidy Towns Competition
- September 25, 2017

Westport in Mayo got the nod for the Tidiest Large Town, while Ennis in County Clare was again declared Ireland's Tidiest Large Urban Centre. Other winners announced at the SuperValu National TidyTowns awards, now in their 59th year, were Clonakilty, Co Cork which received the award for Ireland's Tidiest Small Town. (more...)
South Korea downplays security fears over Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
- September 25, 2017

The last Winter Olympics in the United States were in Salt Lake City in 2002. "We are in constant communication should the unthinkable happen". Lee added that the South Korean government was working closely with the United Nations and the International Olympic Committee to ensure a peaceful Olympics. (more...)
Jefferies Group LLC Raises Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Price Target to $19.00
- September 25, 2017

The company was maintained on Thursday, August 17 by Ladenburg. Mizuho upgraded the shares of BDN in report on Monday, July 10 to "Buy" rating . The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Wednesday, August 5 to "Hold". 17,092 were accumulated by Capstone Asset Mngmt. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 598,036 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $17,978,000 after buying an additional 56,015 shares during the period. (more...)
Apple releases macOS High Sierra as a free download Apple releases macOS High Sierra as a free download
- September 25, 2017

An advanced architecture optimized for today's massive storage technologies, APFS makes common operations such as copying files and directories instantaneous, helps protect data from power outages and system crashes and keeps files safe and secure with native encryption. (more...)
Destiny 2 Servers Currently Down For Maintenance Destiny 2 Servers Currently Down For Maintenance
- September 25, 2017

Now that you've defeated Ghaul, we are ready for a special event called Faction Rallies. Destiny 2 will be offline between 2PM and 8PM UK time today, after which you'll have to download update 1.0.3 in order to log in and play some more. (more...)