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Proving smart home devices aren't child's play, Mattel cancels Aristotle baby monitor Proving smart home devices aren't child's play, Mattel cancels Aristotle baby monitor
- October 06, 2017

Mattel showed Aristotle, launched under its Nabi brand, in January this year. It's an Amazon Echo-type listening and talking device with a camera, created to live in a child's bedroom from birth and be a constant companion as she grows up. (more...)
Ford Motor Company (F) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc Ford Motor Company (F) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc
- October 06, 2017

They set a "market perform" rating on the stock. On August 4 the company was changed to "Neutral" by Nomura down from the previous "Buy" rating. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an "overweight" rating and issued a $43.00 price target on shares of General Motors in a research report on Wednesday. (more...)
U.S. stocks end at fresh record peaks; Nasdaq +0.8pc U.S. stocks end at fresh record peaks; Nasdaq +0.8pc
- October 06, 2017

The latest records followed another round of benign United States data that showed the U.S. trade deficit shrank in August on record-high exports and fewer jobless claims last week than expected. It added 81 cents to $50.79 on Thursday. Bank stocks enjoyed a boost from higher U.S. Treasury yields, with the yield on the benchmark 10-year note settled 2 bps higher at 2.35%. (more...)
Retailers pull bump stocks from online stores Retailers pull bump stocks from online stores
- October 06, 2017

That's when the retired veteran began generating ideas for a the device model - which would later launch and be sold through his company, Slide Fire Solutions Inc.by 2010. Immediately afterward the White House, too, said it was open to such a change. It's now unclear if this decision to stop selling the "bump stocks", also known as bump firing systems, has anything to do with the deaths of 59 patrons and injury of over 500 more at a Las Vegas music festival Sunday night. (more...)
Every Xbox One X Includes Halo's Master Chief Riding a Scorpion Every Xbox One X Includes Halo's Master Chief Riding a Scorpion
- October 06, 2017

It's also a nice play on words, since the tanks that Master Chief occasionally rides in Halo are known as Scorpions. As Windows Central reports, Spanish-language YouTube channel Unocero got a close look at a disassembled Xbox One X . (more...)
Why Google's Pixel 2 is unlike any other Android phone? Why Google's Pixel 2 is unlike any other Android phone?
- October 06, 2017

The Google Home Max was probably the most surprising hardware announcement yesterday as the rumors of its existence surfaced just last week . The five-inch Pixel 2 with AMOLED display , priced at $649 and up, and the six-inch Pixel 2 XL with pOLED screen, which starts at $849, are set to begin shipping on October 19, although several reports indicate that early demand has already delayed the expected arrival of the larger device by almost a month. (more...)
Classic Carentan Map Included With Call of Duty: WWII Season Pass Classic Carentan Map Included With Call of Duty: WWII Season Pass
- October 06, 2017

Carentan , France, was the setting of a famous historical battle, like numerous maps in the World War II Call of Duty installments. In light of the awful ordeal, many have begun wondering whether this will be the ultimate outcome once Call of Duty: WWII releases next month. (more...)
Huawei Mate 10's Front Panel Leaks, Phone Coming On Oct. 16 Huawei Mate 10's Front Panel Leaks, Phone Coming On Oct. 16
- October 06, 2017

We do not really get to see the whole front panel here, only its upper side, but you do get to see some cutouts here, including cutouts for the front-facing camera, an earpiece and a proximity sensor, while there's yet another cutout included above the display, and we're still not sure what is it for. (more...)
Rep. Bill Flores on Bump Stocks: 'They Should Be Banned' Rep. Bill Flores on Bump Stocks: 'They Should Be Banned'
- October 06, 2017

Twelve of the 23 guns in his hotel room were fitted with bump stocks , officials said , allowing the guns to be fired nearly as though they were automatic weapons. Richard Burr and $4.5 million on behalf of Sen. But it will happen only if Republicans in Congress agree. "We have to come together, Republicans and Democrats , to really analyze how we deal with these mass shootings", Ruppersberger said. (more...)
Toyota Tj Cruiser concept is a van and SUV Toyota Tj Cruiser concept is a van and SUV
- October 06, 2017

The new Crown study definitely looks like a series production-ready auto, with no concept flourishes - and adopting a more aggressive stance thanks to the massive radiator grille at the front, stylish headlights and wide wheel arches with long rear overhang on the side. (more...)
Microsoft Edge browser and Microsoft Launcher now available for Android, iOS Microsoft Edge browser and Microsoft Launcher now available for Android, iOS
- October 06, 2017

Instead, the iOS app will use Webkit, and the Android app will use Chromium. However, the changes will only be made after the user has installed the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which is due to start rolling out on 7 October. Only available for Android , as Apple doesn't allow the iPhone's launcher to be customized , the Microsoft Launcher is a customizable launcher based on Microsoft's Fluent design. (more...)
Koenigsegg smashes Bugatti Chiron's 0-400-0 km/h record run Koenigsegg smashes Bugatti Chiron's 0-400-0 km/h record run
- October 06, 2017

Futhermore it set a new world record for production cars by doing completing the latter task in a mere 41.96 seconds, with Juan Pablo Montoya behind the wheel. Apart from adjusting the angle of the rear wing, the Agera RS was in its factory specification with the optional 1,341 PS engine upgrade, which still produces less power than the Chiron's 1,480 PS. (more...)
ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25: Limited Edition ThinkPad Goes Retro ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25: Limited Edition ThinkPad Goes Retro
- October 06, 2017

We're still waiting to get some hands-on time with the device at the 25th-anniversary event, but we'll report back with more impressions on the ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25! The design concept was launched on June 25, 2015, using social media as a method to gather feedback and preferences from ThinkPad fans from around the world. (more...)
Dissecting the Insider Trading Patterns of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA (BBVA)
- October 06, 2017

The lower the Q.i. value, the more undervalued the company is thought to be. With its flexible approach, investors can easily identify the profitability and the efficiency of the company - bearing in mind the downsides of the ROI calculation which can be manipulated. (more...)
Relief Likely for Small Businesses to Boost Compliance Relief Likely for Small Businesses to Boost Compliance
- October 06, 2017

The GST Counsil meeting will take place today in which exporters are likely to be given some relief in terms of faster refunds and compliance. "We need a modern, comprehensive and progressive taxation system to tax revenue from the digital economy ", Subromaniam said yesterday. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: NRA urges new regulations on 'bump stock' devices Las Vegas shooting: NRA urges new regulations on 'bump stock' devices
- October 06, 2017

As the shooter keeps pushing the barrel forward, the gun slides out of the stock about one inch and the trigger is pressed against the finger again. The NRA statement reiterated its position that "banning guns from law-abiding Americans based on the criminal act of a madman will do nothing to prevent future attacks". (more...)
Google Pixel 2 vs iPhone X - Superphone Duel Google Pixel 2 vs iPhone X - Superphone Duel
- October 06, 2017

I already mentioned the superior resolution of the Galaxy Note 8's display, but it also offers another aesthetic benefit over the iPhone 8 Plus . Both handset phones sound like they should be exciting and should compete with the likes of Apple's iPhone 8 and Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Note 8. (more...)
Wal-Mart lists Google Home Mini smart speaker ahead of official launch Wal-Mart lists Google Home Mini smart speaker ahead of official launch
- October 06, 2017

Coming to the specifications of the speaker , the Google Home Mini has been constructed using a mesh/fabric material and has four LEDs on top which notify a user when it's being used. Like the Home, the Mini responds to voice commands and can answer queries as well as carry out commands such as streaming music and control other internet-enabled devices around the home such as smart lights, thermostats and TVs. (more...)
Heroes For Hire: Second Season Of Luke Cage Will Feature Iron Fist Heroes For Hire: Second Season Of Luke Cage Will Feature Iron Fist
- October 06, 2017

The two last worked together in The Defenders earlier this year, which also included Jessica Jones and Daredevil. Will he play a pivotal role? Being partnered with Luke certainly improved Danny's character during The Defenders , so this is a good move for Iron Fist , and one of a number of mini-crossovers we're likely to see in the future. (more...)
IPhone stops bullet from striking woman at Las Vegas massacre IPhone stops bullet from striking woman at Las Vegas massacre
- October 05, 2017

A woman at the Las Vegas massacre was saved by her iPhone when a bullet struck the device instead of hitting her. The identity of the woman was not disclosed and she has yet to be interviewed. He later killed himself as authorities approached his hotel room. Another Las Vegas shooting survivor , Heather Gooze, used iPhone Siri feature to bypass the phone's security measures and get in touch with a family of 25-year old Jordan Mclldoon, who died in her arms after she helped move him from ... (more...)