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LG Expands Google Assistant Capabilities Across Extensive Smart Appliance Portfolio LG Expands Google Assistant Capabilities Across Extensive Smart Appliance Portfolio
- September 27, 2017

LG has placed its trust on Google Assistant and has given it the power to control its smart appliances. According to the company, users can now use voice commands from anywhere within range of the Assistant on Google Home or on their smartphone to adjust thermostat settings on their LG air conditioner or check the air quality level in their home using their LG air purifier, for example. (more...)
Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Preview Build 16299 for PC Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Preview Build 16299 for PC
- September 27, 2017

We fixed an issue where Hyper-V couldn't create a VM on 3rd party network storage. Therefore, the new Insider builds are frequent, but mostly include bug fixes only. The company also notes that after taking the latest Insider Build Slow Ring Insiders will not be able to install any new or additional language packs now. (more...)
Tightening the Virtual Noose: China bans WhatsApp Tightening the Virtual Noose: China bans WhatsApp
- September 27, 2017

China's Communist Party has blocked most of WhatsApp , a popular messaging app with over one billion users worldwide and the last Facebook product to operate freely in China, according to The New York Times . Although eclipsed in China by the Tencent (and therefore Chinese) owned WeChat, in the largely English speaking Hong Kong province, WhatsApp is hugely popular, though under the "One Country Two Systems" rules, it is unlikely that it will be blocked there. (more...)
(NYSE:LYV) Signals 'Overbought' According to the RSI
- September 27, 2017

The total dollar value of all 206.52 million outstanding shares is 8.98 billion. The stock's Average True Range (ATR) is 0.64. 100,000 shares traded per day would be a minimum for most traders and some require 1,000,000. (NYSE: LYV ) on Monday, May 2 to " Buy " rating. Therefore 38% are positive. Live Nation had 18 analyst reports since September 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Twitter is testing 280-character tweets, double the current max Twitter is testing 280-character tweets, double the current max
- September 27, 2017

The company is describing the move as a test, but the writing is on the wall for this succinct art form. "What matters most is that this works for our community-we will be collecting data and gathering feedback along the way". That may, in turn, lead English-speaking users to post more regularly. What new kinds of jokes and memes are possible at 280 characters that were not possible at 140? The new limit gives more space to breathe, let thoughts expand, and possibly lower the difficulty ... (more...)
Why Investors remained confident on QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN)?
- September 27, 2017

The company had revenue of $5.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.86 billion. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.37 on September 22, reaching $70.34. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 23 by Topeka Capital Markets. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Raymond James. (more...)
Niall Horan releases Too Much to Ask video Niall Horan releases Too Much to Ask video
- September 27, 2017

The close-knit family are said to be devastated at her sudden death. The biebs didn't respond to these comments but it looks like fans were right as one hour later he shared the pic of Niall; right next to his. The star also had to cancel his concert in Mexico last week due to the 7.1 magnitude natural disaster which killed 326 people. The star is known to be close to his family and recently admitted he would like to see them more often, but that reunions are made hard by his move to Los ... (more...)
Sony doesn't see 'huge demand' for portable consoles Sony doesn't see 'huge demand' for portable consoles
- September 26, 2017

The interview hints that Sony , internally, has no PS Vita successor aspirations nor desire to challenge the Switch in the handheld space. Right now, it looks like the answer is 'no, ' with the SIE chief lamenting its recent experiences in the portable arena with the PlayStation Vita - particularly outside of Japan and Asia . (more...)
E-commerce firms rake in Rs9,000 crore during festive season sale: RedSeer E-commerce firms rake in Rs9,000 crore during festive season sale: RedSeer
- September 26, 2017

Flipkart increased its market share while Amazon and others decreased. Overall, online retail firms had sales of $1.5 billion. "This is compared to $ 1.05 billion generated in 2016 edition, a y-o-y growth of almost 40%", the report dated September 25 said. (more...)
Lenovo Launches K8 Smartphone With 4000mAh Battery At Rs 10499 Lenovo Launches K8 Smartphone With 4000mAh Battery At Rs 10499
- September 26, 2017

Unlike the K8 Plus , the Lenovo K8 will be available across all offline retail stores starting Tuesday, September 26. The K8 is the third smartphone in the K8-series to arrive in the market, after the K8 Note and K8 Plus . The device also features a fingerprint scanner at the rear for added security. Beneath the display are the three capacitive navigation buttons for back, home, and multitasking (left to right). (more...)
Instagram Users Can Now Control Who Comments On Posts Instagram Users Can Now Control Who Comments On Posts
- September 26, 2017

New comment controls rolling out today allow users to restrict comments to people you follow, people who follow you, or both, as opposed to the maximalist "everyone" setting. Users can now turn on the feature by going to Settings Comments Comment Controls. Then, Instagram will provide the user with some options-like the number of a helpline, the suggestion to reach out to a friend, and a list of other resources the user can consider pursuing. (more...)
Fortnite's Battle Royale mode lands duos and squads this week Fortnite's Battle Royale mode lands duos and squads this week
- September 26, 2017

Instead, the issue seems to stem from the fact that Battlegrounds runs on Unreal Engine and therefor, Bluehole pays Epic Games a lot of money in royalties for using the engine. "The PUBG community has and continues to provide evidence of the many similarities as we contemplate further action". Despite Bluehole's current dispute with Epic Games though, they're standing by their statement that they don't want to stand in the way of more games getting into the battle royale genre. (more...)
Vimeo Acquires Livestream, Launches Live Video Platform Vimeo Acquires Livestream, Launches Live Video Platform
- September 26, 2017

Vimeo may be a latecomer to the live streaming market, but it hit the ground running with today's announcement that it had acquired Livestream, the platform that carries more than 10 million live-streaming events every year. Livestream co-founder and CEO, Mark Kornfilt added, "We're thrilled to join Vimeo's world-class platform, where we can accelerate the adoption of professional-quality live video by combining our tools and capabilities with Vimeo's video expertise and global scale". (more...)
Alexa voice controls are now available in the Amazon Music app Alexa voice controls are now available in the Amazon Music app
- September 26, 2017

Alexa's understanding of natural language gives you the option to say things like "play the new song by." or "play the song that goes.", and Alexa will play the relevant tune (if they're in the Amazon Music or Music Unlimited catalogues). (more...)
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX)- Stocks Retreating on New Performance Evolution
- September 26, 2017

This score ranks stocks based on various valuation metrics. Amalgamated Bank increased its holdings in Quest Diagnostics by 55.8% in the second quarter. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 18th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.76%. (more...)
Instagram now has 800 million monthly active users Instagram now has 800 million monthly active users
- September 26, 2017

The organization has included 300 million month to month active users and 200 million day by day active users in only a year. According to same statement, Instagram's daily number of active users reached 500 million. Since it urges individuals to open the application on regular routine or the stories will leave following 24 hours. It grew from 600 million to that in four months, meaning it accused its latest 100 million at an even faster clip. (more...)
IPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus BoM estimated at $247.51 and $288.08 IPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus BoM estimated at $247.51 and $288.08
- September 26, 2017

IHS told Bloomberg that the iPhone 8's biggest improvements concern the camera, memory, and processor. According to analysts, the price of the iPhone 8 Plus 64 GB is $295.44 after the actual process of production and assembly. After we saw the specifications of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, we strongly believed that the phone would feature a smaller cell. That's up from $270.88 in the iPhone 7 Plus , IHS estimated . (more...)
Strollers recalled due to fall hazard Strollers recalled due to fall hazard
- September 26, 2017

More than 28,000 jogging strollers have been recalled for potential fall hazards. "The model number and lot number are printed on a Delta Children label with a blue heart at the left bottom frame support". If you have one of these strollers, you should stop using it immediately, contact delta, and they'll fix it for free. People can call Delta at 1-800-377-3777 from 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. (more...)
N Korea threatens to shoot down U.S. bombers in global airspace N Korea threatens to shoot down U.S. bombers in global airspace
- September 26, 2017

The Pentagon said the mission in worldwide airspace showed how seriously President Donald Trump takes North Korea's "reckless behavior". Ri stressed that the the declaration of war means that all options will be on the table for the North Korean leadership. (more...)
Sarah Jessica Parker Is Hosting A Stylish, Shoe-Themed NYC Tour Sarah Jessica Parker Is Hosting A Stylish, Shoe-Themed NYC Tour
- September 26, 2017

On Tuesday September 26th they'll be going live with a big "only in New York" offering, featuring a tour with Sarah Jessica Parker , a woman who made stoops a tourist attraction and now runs one of the loveliest Instagram accounts . If this sounds right up your street you better move quick, there's only four spots, and there likely to go pretty fast. TheSex and the City star is offering the unforgettable day out through Airbnb Experiences, in a bid to celebrate the city she calls home. (more...)