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Pokemon Go: new Halloween event details emerge Pokemon Go: new Halloween event details emerge
- October 19, 2017

Those of you itching for the whole roster of next-generation Pokémon will have to wait a little longer, though: Niantic says gen three will gradually start around December. Further news of the Pokemon GO Halloween 2017 event also follows on from another big Mewtwo Ex Raid release earlier this week. Tuesday evening saw Niantic release a brand new wave of Ex Raid passes as part of a new update to the game. (more...)
Logitech announces two new speakers with Alexa voice-control Logitech announces two new speakers with Alexa voice-control
- October 19, 2017

Any new self-respecting speaker these day has to come with a smart voice-controlled assistant onboard. You can find out more details about these two new Amazon Alexa enabled Ultimate Ears devices over at the company's website at the link below. (more...)
Symantec Finds More Botnet-Building Malware In Google Play Symantec Finds More Botnet-Building Malware In Google Play
- October 19, 2017

In a blog post , Symantec said the apps managed to worm their way into the official Google Play Android app store by posing as add-on functionality for the popular Minecraft: Pocket Edition (PE) game. The large install base could also be leveraged to mount DDoS attacks. All the infected apps were developed by the same developer, going by the name of FunBaster. (more...)
Samsung 360 Round has 17 lenses and captures 4K 3D streaming video Samsung 360 Round has 17 lenses and captures 4K 3D streaming video
- October 19, 2017

The new 3D camera was announced by Samsung today at the Samsung Developer Conference 2017, and was created to handle creation of 3D content to be viewed in virtual reality on devices like Samsung's Gear VR headset with accompanying Galaxy devices. (more...)
Share Rating Recap: Select Comfort Cp (SCSS) Share Rating Recap: Select Comfort Cp (SCSS)
- October 19, 2017

It has a 23.37 P/E ratio. The Company's divisions include North America, and global and Other. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned about 0.88% of Select Comfort Corporation worth $12,832,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Monroe Fincl Bank And Mi holds 0.35% or 30,176 shares in its portfolio. Phibro Animal Health Corp (NASDAQ:PAHC) was raised too. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q2 2017. (more...)
Motorola's New Moto Mod Is A Smart Speaker With Amazon Alexa
- October 19, 2017

It was promised that a non-Android One Moto X4 would still grace the US. With a straightforward name, the Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa brings the smart assistant to your fingertips. Remember, this deal is only applicable to members of Amazon Prime club. Presuming you're a Prime member already. Amazon's family of Prime Exclusive phones is growing again. (more...)
New Overwatch patch buffs Mercy, Lucio New Overwatch patch buffs Mercy, Lucio
- October 19, 2017

However, this can only be while Valkyrie is active. To explain this new mechanic on Mercy's ultimate, Blizzard gave their own comment regarding the nerf . For starters, a big preventing the visual effects of Sombra's halloween victory pose from displaying has been fixed, as well as an issue preventing Mercy from slowing down after Guardian Angel is cancelled. (more...)
Facebook's Explore Feed now on desktop
- October 19, 2017

What this basically does is let users explore more content shared on the social networking site. Facebook is making a change on both mobile and desktop . They could also be content related to the stuff that's quite popular among the user's network of friends, as pointed out by MacRumors . Facebook has been testing Explore Feed for some time now. (more...)
HTC U11 Plus pictured for the very first time HTC U11 Plus pictured for the very first time
- October 19, 2017

He also claimed that it will pack a massive 4000mAh battery, substantially larger than the U11's 3000mAh cell. The next is thought to be the HTC U11 Plus so here's what we know about the phone's release date and specs. The handset was spotted in the GFXBench database, listed as the HTC2Q4D1 running Android 8.0 Oreo. The HTC U11 Plus will also reportedly offer a Snapdragon 835 processor , variants with 4GB and 6GB of RAM, Boom Sound audio enhancements, and HTC's Edge Sense feature that ... (more...)
Samsung revives Canonical's convergence dream with Linux on Galaxy Samsung revives Canonical's convergence dream with Linux on Galaxy
- October 19, 2017

The $149.999 Samsung DeX is of course the electronic giant's answer to Microsoft's Continuum dock , and is essentially a dock that allows a user to plug their mobile device into it and connect to a power source, monitor, keyboard, network and USB devices. (more...)
No More Excuses, WhatsApp Just Introduced Real Time Location Sharing
- October 19, 2017

In a statement, WhatsApp said: "Whether you're meeting up with friends, letting loved ones know you're safe, or sharing your commute, Live Location is a simple and secure way to let people know where you are". These real time location updates will be done on a map at chat level. A unique feature is that if a group were to send all their locations, all of them will pop up on the same map eliminating the need to opening each individual's attachments. (more...)
Samsung's version of Chromecast will make your dumb home smarter Samsung's version of Chromecast will make your dumb home smarter
- October 19, 2017

IoT is a concept of connecting different devices and machines to the Internet and facilitating the exchange of necessary data that improves overall efficiency and convenience. Tying in with that, Bixby 2.0 will be open-source, allowing developers to implement into any service. While the first iteration of Bixby drew mixed reviews, Mr Chung said the 2.0 version will be "a powerful intelligent assistant platform that will bring a connected experience that is ubiquitous, personal, and open". (more...)
Apple, GE partner to bring Predix apps to iOS Apple, GE partner to bring Predix apps to iOS
- October 19, 2017

For Apple , the Cupertino tech giant has partnered with a number of software companies in an effort to push iOS apps for the enterprise - including IBM, Cisco, Deloitte and SAP - but the GE partnership goes a bit deeper. Apple CEO Tim Cook expressed his enthusiasm over the partnership. "GE is an ideal partner with a rich history of innovation across the industrial world in areas like aviation, manufacturing, healthcare and energy", says Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. (more...)
Louis CK Channels Woody Allen in 'I Love You, Daddy' Trailer Louis CK Channels Woody Allen in 'I Love You, Daddy' Trailer
- October 19, 2017

Based on the trailer, it looks like C.K. has made his own black-and-white homage to Woody Allen's Manhattan-except this movie is about a father reckoning with his underage daughter dating a much-older legendary director. Directed by Louis C.K. ( Louie , Pootie Tang ) from a screenplay by C.K. and Vernon Chatman ( Wonder Showzen , The Heart, She Holler ), I Love You, Daddy opens on November 17 in NY and LA, then nationwide December 1. (more...)
Analyst Upside Underscores Impressive Growth for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
- October 18, 2017

Apple Inc now has $826.12 billion valuation. With their stock price now trading around $160.47, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the past few years. Finally, Beacon Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Apple by 40.1% in the second quarter. Therefore 79% are positive. Apple Inc . had 307 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
"Women and children are going to die" because of refuge budget cuts
- October 18, 2017

Katherine Clark , D-Melrose, reintroduced in February, would broaden the definition of stalking to include threats or acts of violence against a victim's pet and provide grant funding to programs offering victims with pets shelter and housing assistance. (more...)
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Stock to Keep Your Eyes on
- October 18, 2017

About 116,851 shares traded. More interesting news about Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: "Tuesday's Vital Data: General Electric Company (GE), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ..." published on October 10, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Hartwell JM Limited Partnership Buys Alphabet Inc, Alibaba Group Holding ..." with publication date: October 10, 2017. (more...)
Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle - Battle Challenge DLC adds the Ultra Challenge Pack
- October 18, 2017

You can get the DLC separately or as part of the game's DLC season pass. The Ultra Challenge pack adds some brutally hard new stages sure to test anyone who's already cleared the main campaign in Kingdom Battle . New, "unexpected" story content will be included in the third DLC drop which is expected in 2018. Along with those two sets of levels, the Season Pass also contains sets of Pixel and Steampunk weapons for each character. (more...)
Magic Leap Secures a Further $502 million in Funding Magic Leap Secures a Further $502 million in Funding
- October 18, 2017

It's still not totally clear what Magic Leap is doing, but it sure has raised a ton of money (over $1.9 billion) in order to do whatever it is that it's doing. The technology hasn't really taken off yet in the consumer space, though Microsoft has received a lot of coverage for its Hololens implementation (which the company calls "mixed reality"). (more...)
These Lenovo Phones will get Android Oreo Update after 9 months These Lenovo Phones will get Android Oreo Update after 9 months
- October 18, 2017

Already, brands such as Nokia, Sony, and Xiaomi (for the Mi A1) have confirmed the update will be released to its smartphones by the end of 2017. Even Lenovo' subsidiary, Motorola is yet to release Android Oreo update to its smartphones. The update timeline is especially baffling because these phones run on stock Android, which shouldn't take so much time for upgrades. Most Android manufacturers these days publish update release schedules to let consumers know when their devices will be ... (more...)