Tech


Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Lowered to "Neutral" at Guggenheim
- October 14, 2017

The stock increased 0.97% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $93.04. About 6.85M shares traded. It has underperformed by 19.43% the S&P500. Comml Bank Of Nova Scotia holds 76,981 shares. Markston International Ltd Com invested 0.91% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). 2,784 are held by Convergence Prtn Ltd Liability Company. (more...)
Steve Wozniak wants to train you for a career in tech
- October 14, 2017

The project is a joint venture between Woz and Southern Careers Institute , a private "for-profit" school in Austin Texas. Wozniak said people often are afraid to choose a technology-based career because they think they can't do it. Other than being the forward face and marketing man for Woz U, it's not been revealed if he'd be involved in any other part of the school. Much like how the Apple I paved the future of personal computing, Woz U is reshaping the future of higher education in ... (more...)
OnePlus 5T images leaked online showing new 18:9 display OnePlus 5T images leaked online showing new 18:9 display
- October 14, 2017

The OnePlus 5 too, ahead of its launch also experienced several leaks. It is being speculated that the OnePlus 5T will sport a much larger screen than the now available OnePlus 5. The render also shows that the OnePlus 5T will have rounded corners and the edges will house the power button, volume rockers and mute switch. The new OnePlus 5T may also be coming with some hardware changes such as added water and dust resistance. (more...)
Chester Bennington: Carpool Karaoke and Mercedes pays homage Chester Bennington: Carpool Karaoke and Mercedes pays homage
- October 13, 2017

The video sees Chester behind the wheel with Ken in the passenger seat and band members Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn in the back. At one point between songs, Bennington tells Jeong: "This is probably the greatest day of my life, right now". (more...)
Google Assistant support added to Hulu for Android TV app Google Assistant support added to Hulu for Android TV app
- October 13, 2017

What is expressly clear from Google's announcement is that your video calls will be routed through your carrier's ViLTE service. If not, Google Duo will connect your video call to anyone with the app. It provides you with general information about your battery and how you are using it. To use Duo , make sure you and the person you're calling have the app installed and activated. (more...)
Samsung CEO Kwon to step down even as chip business thrives Samsung CEO Kwon to step down even as chip business thrives
- October 13, 2017

In a letter sent to all employees, Kwon said that announcing his retirement was the most hard thing for him to do, but now was the right time and that he believes his decision is in the best interest of the company. "But now the company needs a new leader more than ever and it is time for me to move to the next chapter of my life". However, thanks to devices like the Galaxy S8 and the recent Galaxy Note 8 along with thriving component sales, the company is now forecasting record ... (more...)
New Horizon: Zero Dawn DLC Trailer Shows Off Its Gorgeous Environments
- October 13, 2017

It's a cold, snowy place, and quite a marked change from the lush, colorful areas from the base game. Today Sony Interactive Entertainment released a new trailer of the upcoming Horizon Zero Dawn expansion The Frozen Wilds . Horizon Zero Dawn is both visually stunning and has an immersive and engaging storyline, with well fleshed-out characters and the right mix of fantasy and history. (more...)
Apple will produce smartphones only with Face ID starting 2018
- October 13, 2017

With the iPhone and 8 Plus only just being released and the iPhone X not launching until 3 November, it's far too early to start making predictions as to what Apple will release in 2018. Till then, we shall enjoy the awesomeness of Animojis . All in all, it appears that the iPhone X's notch is a design decision we'll all have to live with over the next few years, whether you like it or not. (more...)
Mobile puts 5GB cap on high-speed data in Canada and Mexico Mobile puts 5GB cap on high-speed data in Canada and Mexico
- October 13, 2017

In case you need high-speed data on your T-Mobile number, you would need to go for another $25 on the top of the base plan. Starting next month, customers will have a 5GB LTE data roaming cap, which will affect less than 1-percent of its customers who travel to either country, according to the carrier. (more...)
Settlers of Catan Is Getting a Movie Adaptation Settlers of Catan Is Getting a Movie Adaptation
- October 13, 2017

And while this is probably the most famous designer board game in the world, considered the classic gateway game for people looking to dip their toe into the hobby beyond Risk and Monopoly and Sorry, this is also downright weird. He added that he was also a huge fan of the game and he believed on the endless opportunities that the movie will inspire its viewers, Entertainment Weekly reported. (more...)
Honor 9i To Go On Sale From Tomorrow Through Flipkart Honor 9i To Go On Sale From Tomorrow Through Flipkart
- October 13, 2017

The smartphone will go on sale soon in the European market, starting from France. The Honor 6C Pro isn't really a new device. It's apparently a rebranded Honor V9 Play which was launched in China last month. The smartphone offers 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. The device also features a 3000 mAh battery, a fingerprint sensor which is located on the back and front and rear cameras. (more...)
Oppo F3 Lite smartphone launched: Price, specs and more Oppo F3 Lite smartphone launched: Price, specs and more
- October 13, 2017

The Oppo F3 Lite is clothed in a metal unibody design, featuring a sleek back finish with curved metal edges. Christened as the " Oppo F3 Lite", the new smartphone is now listed on company's official Vietnam website , revealing nearly all the specifications and features about the smartphone. (more...)
Microsoft Edge for Android preview is now available in the Play store Microsoft Edge for Android preview is now available in the Play store
- October 13, 2017

Before Windows 10, the default browser of Windows was Internet Explorer, Microsoft killed it when it launched Windows 10 but could not do well with Edge as well. Also picking up Continue on PC integration, the launcher puts icons of contacts front and center, making it easier for users to communicate with the people they care about most. (more...)
Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)?
- October 13, 2017

It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $46.90 billion company. Seabridge Investment Advisors Llc increased Compass Minerals International (CMP) stake by 11.7% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
Life is Strange: Before the Storm - Episode 2 coming next week Life is Strange: Before the Storm - Episode 2 coming next week
- October 13, 2017

Episode 2 will bring new characters into the fold and show off some brand new environments around Arcadia Bay. You may also decide to invest in the Deluxe Edition, which will include a bonus episode starring Max Caulfield, the first game's protagonist. (more...)
Western Digital Promises 40TB HDDs Thanks to Microwaves
- October 13, 2017

We're reaching the limits of areal density growth on PRM alone, but growing MAMR areal density on our new 8-disk platform gives us strong capacity far into the future, and will enable the company to achieve a 15% CAGR in enterprise hard drive storage capacity. (more...)
Delays Expected In The Release Of iPhone X Due To Production Snags
- October 13, 2017

The dot projectors, which Nikkei blame for the production delays, make up part of the TrueDepth front-facing camera system in the iPhone X. The 3D sensor system enables compelling features like Face ID authentication and Animoji, so sorting out the production issues will obviously be a priority for Apple. (more...)
UKIE Addresses Loot Box Controversy, Says It Complies With UK Gambling Commission UKIE Addresses Loot Box Controversy, Says It Complies With UK Gambling Commission
- October 13, 2017

In a statement to Kotaku , a spokesperson for the body that decides what kind of rating entertainment properties like TV shows, movies, and video games writes that the act of buying or selling loot boxes is not officially considered gambling . (more...)
Pokémon Ultra Sun/Moon | Necrozma, Ultra Beasts, everything we know Pokémon Ultra Sun/Moon | Necrozma, Ultra Beasts, everything we know
- October 12, 2017

The new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon focuses on the two new forms of Necrozma and its powerful new Z-moves. Earlier, we learned via Corocoro leaks that Solgaleo and Lunala, as taken over by Necrozma, would have exclusive Z-Moves usable in both forms. (more...)
Ten million players leap into Fortnite's Battle Royale mode Ten million players leap into Fortnite's Battle Royale mode
- October 12, 2017

Thousands of accounts have since been banned. According to Epic Games Fortnite Battle Royale has seen a peak of 525,000 concurrent users. Other companies like Blizzard and Riot Games have also pursued litigation against cheaters to varying degrees of success, and Epic Games' is just the latest in this regard. (more...)