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Facebook launches chat app created to make you do more work Facebook launches chat app created to make you do more work
- October 26, 2017

In addition, in the coming weeks, Facebook says it will begin rolling out group video chat on desktop and mobile, so teams can have face-to-face meetings from the comfort of their device screens. At the moment, 30,000 organisations are using Workplace worldwide. No less than a million plus groups have been created on Workplace to date. "Workplace gives us a place to work together". (more...)
Google previews Android 8.1 upgrade Google previews Android 8.1 upgrade
- October 26, 2017

The Beta Program is also great because future updates will be sent to you automatically. While the Android 8 .1 beta is available to developers, it won't launch for users until December. Although the image processor is built into both the new Pixel phones, it remains dormant. Up till now Google didn't provided any update about it so we have assumed that Google will launch Android 8 .1 with the Pixel 2 series. (more...)
Pixel 2 XL screen blue tint likely caused by poorly applied polarizer Pixel 2 XL screen blue tint likely caused by poorly applied polarizer
- October 26, 2017

Here is why the Google Pixel 2 XL has that very noticeable blue tint whenever you tilt the phone just slightly: it uses a polarizer that seems to be applied so poorly that it causes this weird screen coloration. Reliance Jio subscribers will get overall benefits worth Rs 14,999, which includes which includes 1 year of unlimited voice calls, 750GB of data, free unlimited SMS and subscription to Jio apps worth Rs 9,999. (more...)
Twitter Third-Quarter Earnings, Revenue Beat Expectations Twitter Third-Quarter Earnings, Revenue Beat Expectations
- October 26, 2017

Shares of the company jumped almost 8 percent to $18.50 in premarket trading. Twitter revealed it has been miscalculating its monthly active users (MAUs) all the way back to the fourth quarter of 2014 . Last month, Twitter began a test of tweets that are as long as 280 characters, double the existing cap, to allow people to better express themselves. (more...)
Verizon will allow 4K video streaming for $10 extra a month
- October 26, 2017

This makes Verizon's unlimited plan the priciest among all of the big carriers, assuming someone takes on the extra charge, but does offer a way for customers to stream 1440p or 4K videos over mobile data if 720p simply won't do. This, as to be expected, didn't sit well with many people, so the US's biggest mobile network provider has made a decision to lift the quality cap - but only if people are willing to pay an extra $10 every month. (more...)
Oppo R11s found listed on company's site ahead of launch Oppo R11s found listed on company's site ahead of launch
- October 26, 2017

Nearly all specifications of the device have been leaked along with the design leaving no element of surprise for the audience. The listing reveals that the smartphone will be available Black, Champagne and Red colour options. The device is expected to run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat atop ColorOS and will be backed by a 3205mAh battery. On the camera front, there would be a 20-megapixel rear and front cameras. (more...)
LG Display posts 3Q profit LG Display posts 3Q profit
- October 26, 2017

Net profit came to 336 billion won (US$298 million) in the July-September period, compared to a net loss of 81.5 billion won posted a year earlier, LG said in a regulatory filing. "We expect there would be performances based on consumers' judgment and decisions". The world´s second biggest display manufacturer reported an 80% rise in third-quarter operating profit to 586bn won ($519m). (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 5X Special Edition goes official; sale debuts on November 1
- October 26, 2017

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched a red colour special edition of its Mi 5X smartphone in its home country. The Xiaomi Mi 5x is unveiled in Red colour in China. There is hybrid dual SIM support that lets users expand the storage further using a microSD card. The best part is, the device turned out to be a photographer's delight offering dual rear camera setup. (more...)
Traders Secrets on Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)
- October 26, 2017

The SI to Momo Ads's float is 6.71%. Pathstone Family Office LLC now owns 1,479 shares of the information technology service provider's stock valued at $2,485,000 after purchasing an additional 1,366 shares in the last quarter. CTSH's profit will be $502.12 million for 21.88 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. Insiders sold 281,095 shares of company stock valued at $20,095,913 over the last quarter. (more...)
World Health Organization rescinds Mugabe goodwill role
- October 26, 2017

World Health Organization removes Mugabe as its Goodwill Ambassador The United States called the appointment of Mugabe by WHO's first African leader "disappointing". Activists, public health experts and key WHO donors like Britain, Canada and the United States have denounced a prospective role for Mugabe within the agency, saying Zimbabwe's healthcare system has collapsed under his 37-year rule. (more...)
Terror funding case: NIA raids Syed Salahuddin's residence in J&K Terror funding case: NIA raids Syed Salahuddin's residence in J&K
- October 26, 2017

Jammu: The National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Thursday raided the residence of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin at Soibugh in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Out of these six charge-sheeted accused, four including Ghulam Mohd Bhat, close associate of SAS Geelani, Chairman, Tehrik-e -Hurriyat [G], are in judicial custody and facing the trial in the Special Court NIA, New Delhi and other two namely Mohd Magbool Pandit and Aijaz Ahmed Bhat are still absconding. (more...)
Korea's Economic Growth Hits 7-Year High in Q3 Korea's Economic Growth Hits 7-Year High in Q3
- October 26, 2017

According to the preliminary data by the Bank of Korea on Thursday, the country's gross domestic product (GDP) reached 392-point-67 trillion won in the July-September period, up one-point-four percent on-quarter. Exports rose six.one percent during the third quarter, thanks to solid outbound shipments of semiconductors and automobiles, while private consumption edged up zero.seven percent. (more...)
BMW X2 revealed… on-sale in March 2018 BMW X2 revealed… on-sale in March 2018
- October 26, 2017

BMW claims it puts a firework under old habits, whatever that means... it's based on the same platform as a bunch of Minis , the X1 and 2 Series Gran Tourer meaning it's available in both front-drive and all-wheel drive layout. As you can imagine, the options list is quite long and includes, among other things, Dynamic Damper Control, full-color BMW Head-Up Display, Driving Assistant Plus package with Traffic Jam Assistant, and Parking Assistant. (more...)
Analysts' Ratings Review: Nokia Corp (NOK)
- October 26, 2017

Managed Asset Portfolios Llc increased its stake in Nokia Corp ( NOK ) by 69.93% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dynamic Capital Management Ltd bought a new stake in Nokia Corporation during the third quarter valued at $119,000. (more...)
QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
- October 26, 2017

Trading volume for QUALCOMM Incorporated was 9.78 Million in its previous trading session. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned a diversified portfolio of 4,944 properties located in 49 states and Puerto Rico, with over 83.0 million square feet of leasable space leased to 248 different commercial tenants doing business in 47 separate industries. (more...)
Twitter plans to open ad data to users Twitter plans to open ad data to users
- October 26, 2017

The move follows similar steps by Facebook and the introduction of a bill that seeks to bring more transparency to online political ads in an attempt to lessen the influence of Russian Federation and other foreign entities on US elections. (more...)
Google Home launches kid-friendly experiences
- October 26, 2017

To do this, kids would need a Family Link account, which around Google accounts for kids under 13 that allow for parental supervision. Your Assistant has activities to keep everyone entertained. As before, Google Assistant can be trained to recognize up to six different voices, so it always knows who it's talking to. Note: Google Assistant will work only if the Google Play Services on your device is updated to version 10.2.98 or later, so make sure you download the latest version on ... (more...)
Vetr Inc. Downgrades Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX) to Hold
- October 26, 2017

As per Wednesday, March 30, the company rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.80. Barclays Capital maintained Apple Inc. About 2.47M shares traded. Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) has risen 36.68% since October 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. (more...)
Jurich's attorney threatens to sue U of L, demands fair settlement Jurich's attorney threatens to sue U of L, demands fair settlement
- October 26, 2017

Last Wednesday, Jurich was sacked by the board of trustees in a 10-3 vote, stemming from the federal bribery scandal that rocked the UofL basketball program in late September. Jurich was sacked in the wake of a recruiting scandal that also resulted in the ouster of U of L's men's basketball coach Rick Pitino . Jurich's attorneys wrote that the school's coaches "enjoyed an open door policy" with Jurich, who checked in with his coaches and athletes daily. (more...)
Canaccord Drops the Ax on iRobot Corporation (IRBT)
- October 26, 2017

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in IRBT . BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of iRobot Corporation by 124,694.7% during the 1st quarter. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. IRBT has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of iRobot Corporation from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. (more...)