Tech


Google and VW team up on quantum computers
- November 08, 2017

Specifically, specialists from the Volkswagen Information Technology Centers (IT labs) in San Francisco and Munich will develop algorithms, simulations and optimisations together with the Google experts. This collaboration will focus on research for practically applications. Volkswagen Group IT intends to explore the potential of this quantum computer in several different areas. (more...)
Government Giving Fitbit Charge 2, Alta To 10000 People For Health Study Government Giving Fitbit Charge 2, Alta To 10000 People For Health Study
- November 08, 2017

Adam Pellegrini, health solutions general manager, Fitbit, shed more light on how the devices will be useful in generating data for the study. All of Us seeks to enroll one million or more participants to accelerate research that may improve the ability to prevent and treat disease based on individual characteristics. (more...)
Apple reportedly working on AR headset codenamed 'T288' for launch in 2020
- November 08, 2017

Mike Rockwell, who previously led the engineering efforts at Dolby Labs, is at the helm of a team of several hundred engineers from across Apple all working on various hardware and software projects - including the AR headset - under the codename "T288", Bloomber reports. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Played A Huge Part In Ubisoft's Sales, More Games Coming Nintendo Switch Played A Huge Part In Ubisoft's Sales, More Games Coming
- November 08, 2017

Thanks to the Nintendo Switch you can cozily play on your TV from your sofa, before continuing your game on the move! The video, of course, serves to highlight all of the different features that the new version of the game is going to have. (more...)
Bharti Airtel shares fall 6.7%, most in eight months
- November 08, 2017

Mumbai: Shares of Bharti Airtel Ltd on Wednesday slumped 6.7%, its biggest fall in almost eight months, after multiple block deals, according to a Bloomberg report. With the shares in an upward spiral, telecom companies have gained Rs 40,300 crore in combined market value. - UBS is acting as the placement agent on the disposal. (more...)
NIA seizes demonetised currency worth over 36 crores in terror funding case NIA seizes demonetised currency worth over 36 crores in terror funding case
- November 08, 2017

Moreover, BJP's Rajasthan general secretary Abhishek Matoria had said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken a revolutionary decision by demonetising high-value currency notes to eliminate corruption, black money and terror funding. He said after initial questioning at the NIA headquarters, the nine were arrested November 7 in the Jammu and Kashmir terror funding case. The agency further pointed out that surveillance was mounted on such entities. (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) To Release Earnings
- November 08, 2017

Stifel Nicolaus maintained Aaron's, Inc. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 30 to "Hold". On Wednesday, April 27 the stock rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets with "Outperform". The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Tuesday, August 9. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Friday, June 2 by Hilliard Lyons. Among 17 analysts covering Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. (more...)
Institutional Portfolio Favorite in Spotlight: Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (:PK)
- November 08, 2017

About shares traded. ONEOK, Inc. KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) has risen 169.63% since November 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 24.91% the S&P500. (NYSE:KMG). Mufg Americas Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. Its down 12.74% from 640,700 shares previously. 17,120 are held by Ls Invest Limited Liability Com. (more...)
Live Nation Entertainment Inc (NYSE:LYV) Stock Price While Sentiment Improves
- November 08, 2017

Its last month's stock price volatility remained 2.98% which for the week approaches 2.24%. Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt owns 1.46 million shares or 0.05% of their United States portfolio. The stock of Live Nation Entertainment , Inc. (NYSE:LYV) trading capacity remained 3.16 million shares during the last session. (NYSE:LYV) on Monday, October 16 with "Buy" rating . (more...)
Four of the Top Five Tablet Makers Enjoyed Strong Growth Last Quarter Four of the Top Five Tablet Makers Enjoyed Strong Growth Last Quarter
- November 08, 2017

Back in June-September 2016, they accounted for 18.1 million shipments or 42.8% of all tablets. Apple continued to lead the market with sales of 10.3 million iPads and a 23.1 percent market share in Q3, up from 19.8 percent in Q3 2016, having strung together two straight quarters of year-on-year growth. (more...)
The NichePhone-S: A Pocket-Sized Android Phone For The Basics
- November 08, 2017

But it would appear that the NichePhone-S has been designed as a semi-smart smartphone for people who either don't want all the bells and whistles that come with an iPhone X or Pixel 2 , or are after a cheap and compact backup phone for emergencies. (more...)
Huawei Fit IP68 Fitness Tracker Launched Huawei Fit IP68 Fitness Tracker Launched
- November 08, 2017

Huawei on Tuesday expanded its lineup of fitness devices in India by launching the Band 2, Band 2 Pro and Fit. The Band 2 Pro also includes a built-in Global Positioning System here that helps in tracking distance, speed and movements that require a more accurate reading. (more...)
Several events to honor area military veterans
- November 08, 2017

Refreshments will be served in the lobby before and after the assembly. Mary Lahlum, health aide at Gardnerville Elementary School and one of the assembly organizers, said the assembly has been held at least since 2001. Friday, Nov. 10. November 11 is a day to remember those courageous men and women who have risked their lives so US citizens could live their lives. (more...)
PlayStation Experience Keynote 2017 To Kick-Off On December 8th
- November 08, 2017

According to the studio, developers will be present in force at the show, which will happen in Anaheim between December 9th and December 10th (with a pre-show presentation on December 8th). The list of participating developers is still being finalized, but Sucker Punch Productions will appear to talk about the newly announced Ghost of Tsushima , Media Molecule will appear to talk about the 2015-announced Dreams , and more. (more...)
SteelSeries launches dual-connection Arctis 3 headset
- November 08, 2017

This includes PC, Mac, PlayStation, Xbox, VR, Mobile and perhaps most importantly, the Nintendo Switch . Or you could stream music wirelessly over the Bluetooth connection for your own soundtrack to the game (while still hearing the in-game audio). (more...)
BMW M3 CS revealed, local arm keen BMW M3 CS revealed, local arm keen
- November 08, 2017

Borrowing a cue from the new M5, there's also a new red starter button. Mercedes-AMG, Alfa Romeo , Cadillac, and Audi have all been hard at work crafting more capable and powerful competitors that have left the BMW in the dust. These performance gains, chassis tweaks and the carbon and CFRP bodywork will equate to a £22,155 premium over the £64,225 M3 Comp Pack with the same seven-speed M-DCT gearbox when deliveries start in January 2018. (more...)
Israeli Start-Up Claims Apple Stole Smartphone Camera Tech
- November 08, 2017

Patent No. 9,185,291 • U.S. Corephotonics CEO David Mendlovic was informed that it would take "years and millions of dollars in litigation" before Apple might have to pay anything to the startup. The startup, which is known as Corephotonics, has filed a lawsuit in a federal court in San Jose claiming Apple didn't have the authority to use the already patented technology in the two phones. (more...)
Snap's shares tumble as user growth falls short of expectations
- November 08, 2017

Snap's business is heavily concentrated in North America, with roughly 80% of the revenue it generated this past quarter coming from the region. Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP ) has remained a highly popular app among US teenagers despite growing competition from Facebook , Instagram , and WhatsApp , among others. (more...)
Bandai Namco is Ramping Up Switch Development Due To Switch's Popularity Bandai Namco is Ramping Up Switch Development Due To Switch's Popularity
- November 08, 2017

Video game stories from other sites on the web. First reported by Siliconera , Bandai Namco will take the time between Spring and Summer (Autumn and Winter in the southern hemisphere) to announce three major titles. One of those companies is Bandai Namco , who have been slowly but surely supporting the system with big releases like Namco Museum and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 . (more...)
Telltale Games hit with layoffs, studio loses 25% of workers Telltale Games hit with layoffs, studio loses 25% of workers
- November 08, 2017

Telltale Games has announced that the company is restructuring and that this will lead to a 25% reduction of its total workforce. Telltale has also stated that this change is "not expected to impact the release of any of the company's previously announced projects". (more...)