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Worth Observing Stocks: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Alphabet Inc. (GOOG)

About 16.20M shares traded. Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT) has risen 30.37% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Jrm Counsel Limited Liability Company has 28,051 shares. It also reduced its holding in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) by 4,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 20,400 shares, and cut its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD). Read More »

Free Overwatch Weekend Happening, Ummm, this Weekend (February 17-20)


If you haven't played Overwatch , I would at this point hope you are at least aware of it. The beta will kick off on February 16 starting around 11:00 AM PDT, and will conclude on February 19 at 11:59 PM PDT. It's colourful, it's varied and plays beautifully and for a whole weekend, it's free! You want to be playing on Xbox One X . PC players with a account can play without needing a key. Read More »

Former Samsung Bixby development lead joins Google


Rhee said in his LinkedIn post that he is now Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Google, leading their IoT business and will report to Google Cloud CEO and Alphabet (Google's parent company) board member, Diane Greene. His accomplishments in software were widely respected in a company usually known for its hardware prowess. Other brands, who customers are a bit less sticky, will have to throw a horde of new features and software at the consumer to demonstrate the attractiveness of their devices. Read More »

Sonos used a popular meme to troll Apple on HomePod launch day


In comparison, response correctness was a lot higher among its competitors with 81 percent for Google , 64 percent for Alexa and 57 percent for Cortana. Double-tapping it advances a track, and triple-tapping it goes back one track. The next video explains how to use the HomePod's touch controls . The first nearly needs no video introduction, since asking Siri to play a favorite song or album is as simple as, well, asking Siri to do that. Read More »

Davis to snub opening march over coin toss


The two athletes were not part of Friday's festivities in Pyeongchang , South Korea, when Team USA's delegation appeared during the parade of nations. Team USA shared the big news on social media of Erin Hamlin being chosen to lead the pack at the opening ceremony . She went for broke on her fourth run, cleaning up the problems she had on previous runs, but briefly touching down her feet while coming out of the notorious No. Read More »

Unilever says it will pull advertising from platforms with "toxic online content"


Weed said he had met Unilever's digital partners, including Facebook , Google and Twitter at the global Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in early January, where he "repeated one point to each and every one of them". While warning the social media giants about Unilever's concerns, Weed did not specifically say it would be pulling its ad dollars from Facebook or Google, Brian Wieser, senior advertising analyst with Pivotal Research Group, said in a note to investors Monday. Read More »

Snapchat launches embeddable map feature on the web


Pivotal Research restated a "sell" rating and set a $10.00 target price on shares of Snap in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. Finally, Vetr lowered shares of Snap from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $22.73 target price for the a research report on Thursday, February 8th. Read More »

Macquarie Group LTD Has Boosted Its Take (TTWO) Holding

Burgundy Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.01B market cap company. Jpmorgan Chase And holds 2.80M shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Federated Invsts Pa, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 55,768 shares. ARP Americas LP raised its position in Take-Two Interactive Software by 80.7% during the fourth quarter. Read More »

Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer Explores the Monsters Inc Universe


Most screenshots for Kingdom Hearts 3 feature the Toy Story and Monsters Inc . worlds, which makes sense. We also get a better look at Riku's and King Mickey's new outfits. Beyond the worlds, it was noted that the Gummi Ship will be customizable with accessories, similar to how you can accessorize Aqua in Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep . Read More »

Apple Music student membership coming to 80+ new markets


Right now the Student Membership is available in 79 countries. For this, Apple has made a decision to develop its subscription-student in other countries. People with knowledge of both companies' subscription rates said that Apple was growing its subscriptions at 5% per year in the US versus Spotify's 2% subscription rate. Read More »

Uber Fourth-Quarter Loss Drops to $1.1B


However, in the fourth quarter, which was CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's first full period at the helm, Uber's loss narrowed to $1.1 billion from $1.46 billion in the third quarter. The figure leaves out legal costs and stock-based compensation, as well as taxes, interest and other expenses. This was 13 percent short from last year's $6.9 billion. Read More »

Splatoon 2 Starter Edition coming March 16, offering stickers and strategy


Obviously, you're going to need the game if you want to take advantage of the second item on our list. That's the same price as the stand-alone game, so this new Starter Edition adds even more value'. According to Nintendo, "This talented duo forms the group "Off the Hook", and has been burning up the Inkling music charts". The next battle is set for February 16th and will pit Love and Money against one another. Read More »

Capcom and GILD Design Team up for Monster Hunter World Phone Cases


How insane? Well, the game managed to break a serious record for the company just weeks after making its way onto the marketplace both as a physical release at retail and as a digital release for the Xbox One and PS4. So there's a massive market there in the PC market. In a tweet from the Monster Hunter Twitter account, Capcom shared more details on the quest and said that players would have to hold a Hunter Rank of at least 11 before attempting to hunt down the monster. Read More »

Drive-by cryptomining campaign forces millions of Android devices to mine Monero


Search results show that the breach affected 4,275 sites, including those operated by the United Kingdom government's Information Commissioner's Office, US federal courts, and the state of Indiana. The researches revealed that more than 60 million visitors have visited the malicious domains. "Forced cryptomining is now also affecting mobile phones and tablets en masse-not only via Trojanized apps , but also via redirects and pop-unders", Segura noted. Read More »

Skype bug can't be fixed without a major rewrite


The exploit would allow the hacker to download the malicious DLL and place it into a user-accessible temporary folder, renaming it to an existing DLL that could be modified by a user lacking privileges. The researcher told Microsoft about the flaw last September, and said that the software giant was able to reproduce the issue, and rather than patching with a security update now, is planning to build the fix into a later version of Skype. Read More »

Microsoft Windows Analytics Tool Now Scans For Spectre And Meltdown Vulnerabilities


Microsoft has released an update to its free Windows Analytics tool , giving system administrators a new way to check for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. The tools also will report if a registry setting change was made to block a problematic Spectre variant 2 microcode update. Secondly, it will see if you have the necessary Windows security updates installed, and finally, it will check the status of the device's firmware. Read More »

Ubisoft Focusing on Adding More DLC to Assassin's Creed Origins


The franchise's focus on history is one of the biggest draws for me. "Starting in AC2 back in 2008-09 we thought such a mode would be interesting". "Yes, the Pyramids, Cleopatra, and Alexandria, but not limiting [ourselves to that]. You will be amazed by what will come on ACO, so that's the only thing we can say now". Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 launched


Redmi Note 5 , Redmi Note 5 Pro & Mi TV 4 Launched in India; Specs, Feature and Price: - The Redmi Note 5 , Redmi Note 5 Pro launched in India and we are sure that you all are going to love this both mobile phones because of the great features and specs. Read More »

THQ Nordic Just Bought Up Koch Media, AKA Deep Silver


THQ Nordic apparently plans to allow Deep Silver to carry on unaffected as a separate company within a company, and have no plans to cancel any of the publisher's planned games in development. THQ Nordic has stated that although it won't be interfering with any of the in-development projects that are now slated, it will be closely monitoring and delegating resources to Koch's game division. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz C-Class introduces EQ Power hybrid tech


The G63's cabin offers numerous same luxury touches found in the latest Mercedes S-Class. There is some chrome metal on the front and buyers can opt for the AMG Line package which lends the vehicle a lean mean machine sort of look. Paired with the speed-sensitive sport steering, Mercedes also applies the AMG Dynamic Select driving mode system, which includes five on-road and three off-road modes. Read More »

Google team will bring Smart Replies to more chat apps


I'll send it to you. Beyond the aforementioned, Reply will include a myriad of automated features. Would you like to see Smart Reply arrive for your chat app? If you have never used them before, they are AI-powered responses to messages you receive from others. Read More »

Google Overhauling Android OS to Lure iPhone Users

Citing people familiar with the situation, Bloomberg News reported the new Android mobile OS is being created to work with smartphones that are stealing Apple's so-called notch on the top of the Apple iPhone X . These partners can tweak the software to their needs, so not all Android phones will have notches. However, Samsung mocked the notch design of the iPhone X in a commercial. Read More »

Spyro the Dragon remasters coming to PS4 in 2018


So we can expect improved graphics, a remastered soundtrack and extra assets. Fans of everyone's favorite little purple dragon might have cause to rejoice, as insider sources have said that a Spyro trilogy remaster is in the works for the Playstation 4. Read More »

HTC smartphone business president leaves sinking ship ahead of U12 launch


Following his resignation from HTC, Chang told the press that he is planning to set up his own artificial intelligence company after the Lunar New Year holiday, having come to recognize the importance of AI in industrial development. "We thank him for his dedication to the Company for the last 6 years and wish him well in his future endeavors". HTC hasn't yet quit the smartphone business, as the company is expected to launch the HTC U12 , a dual-camera flagship phone for 2018. Read More »

Fortnite: Epic announces a string of updates


Epic games is also looking to improve the load times for the game, as the developer is testing and bug fixing improvements that allow for better streaming of the game with less hitches. Epic is still adding new content to the game, including all new character costumes that completely changes the model, all new accessories, cosmetic items, and even weapons and animations. Read More »

Instagram Enables Screenshot Alert to Align With Snapchat


Understandably, this feature is introduced for privacy reasons as there were cases where the screenshots from Instagram Stories were misused by people. To be clear, creators won't get a specific notification when someone takes a screenshot of their story, it will only show up in their list of story viewers. Read More »