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WhatsApp readying money transfer service for Indian launch

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The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has announced that WhatsApp is now conducting beta tests for money transfer service that it aims to launch as a "full feature product". "The NPCI needs to look at this, they are locking the consumer". "This violation is fundamental and very serious", Paytm said. According to Abbot, there is no "Request Money" feature or additional security measure like "App password" in the WhatsApp digital payment gateway, which is now in its beta version. Read More »

Florida students heading to state capital hoping for stricter gu

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Sheryl Acquarola , a 16-year-old junior from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , was present for the vote on Tuesday and was overcome by emotion by the decision not to hear the bill. "And we will get through this together". That fateful afternoon, a 19-year-old former student, who had legally purchased an AR-15 despite showing signs of instability, made a decision to play the Angel of Death. Read More »

Mount Sinabung volcano eruption: WATCH terrifying moment children flee HUGE ash cloud

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Shocking footage from Imam Mahmudi shows children running from a school in the village of Karo in Indonesia as Mt Sinabung let out a huge ash cloud and shrouded villages into darkness. Flights around the island are also affected by the ash cloud, rerouting to avoid the plume of the Sinabung volcano. The regional volcanic ash advisory center in Darwin, Australia, issued a "red notice" to airlines. Read More »

WhatsApp spotted testing Stickers on Windows Phone Beta

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We can expect the stable version of the app to include these features in the weeks to come. The stickers feature hasn't yet been seen on Android or iPhone platforms while the live location has already made its way to Android and iPhone earlier. Read More »

Sony could reveal a Samsung Galaxy S9 killer at MWC next week

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Sony has remained fairly tight-lipped for the most part about its plans for MWC 2018 . The prototype XZ2 Compact features a thicker, rounded back and looks closer to an older generation iPhone than a modern smartphone. The report has stated that this device will offer 4GB of RAM besides 64GB of internal storage space. To achieve an appearance akin to the Galaxy S8's Infinity Display, the Xperia XZ2 should have an all-screen curved-edge front display with nearly nonexistent bezels on the sides. Read More »

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Is Losing Ground After Q4 Profit Disappoints

The Ami Investment Management Inc holds 39,121 shares with $3.06M value, down from 45,196 last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 30.33% of the company's stock. On Friday, August 18 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2018/02/21/wal-mart-stores-wmt-rating-increased-to-buy-at-valuengine.html. Read More »

Suspicious report claims iPhone SE 2 launching at WWDC

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Based on recent reports, it is expected that they would launch three different smartphones in 2018 but a fourth one will be unveiled way ahead of the next iPhone X. Apple is reportedly working on the successor of its much-popular iPhone SE. The screen resolution will remain the same as the iPhone SE. "It represents only a tiny change from the existing 4-inch display, so would offer no real usability benefit, while requiring a lot of existing design work to be completely redone". Read More »

Xiaomi's first gaming-centric 'Blackshark' phone spotted on AnTuTu Benchmark

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Xiaomi's first ever gaming-oriented smartphone might be closer than you might think. Notably, Xiaomi is speculated to be working on a gaming smartphone under a new sub-brand with the same moniker. Blackshark is also expected to feature a full-HD+ display with a resolution of 1080x2160 pixels along with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The benchmark listing points out that the gaming smartphone from Xiaomi has scored impressively with 270,680 points that is higher than the alleged score of ... Read More »

Android P To Block Idle Apps' Camera Access, Boost Privacy

Mobile privacy and security concerns are something that has been gaining more attention from Google . It'll monitor apps using their UID that assigned at the time of the installation. This is also very good feature for those people who feel shy about front camera. Android P's new policy would render those features useless. It is good to see that the company is working on features that will help keep users' data safe and secure for malware, considering the growing number of cyberattacks. Read More »

Kaduna APC Faction's Office demolished days after suspending El-Rufai

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The faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State loyal to Governor Nasir el-Rufai has declared as null and void the six-month suspension slammed on the governor by some factions of the party in the state. The senator called on the president to "caution his beloved son " and nip the crises in the bud, before it metamorphoses into bigger crises. The property, a one storey duplex was said to belong to Senator Hunkuyi before it was converted to a State Party Secretariat ... Read More »

Hirscher leads after 1st giant slalom run

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Two top racers have had crashing falls though the finish line in the Olympic men's giant slalom. Pinturault was second after the first run, but he missed out on silver by 0.04 seconds after Kristoffersen shot up from 10th to second. "Marcel is at the moment unbeatable in giant slalom". "The tough part about ski racing is the favorites often don't win". "Of course, we're all going out there trying to win. Read More »

Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group

The hedge fund run by Douglas T. Granat held 596,752 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $32.75M, down from 766,999 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Glenmede Na holds 24,339 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Front Barnett Associates LLC's holdings in Activision Blizzard were worth $10,223,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Read More »

Ferrari 488 Pista leak reveals aggressive look for racy machine

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Indeed, the Japanese magazine is reporting the twin-turbo 3.9-litre V8 engine has been tuned to develop 711bhp, where the standard 488 GTB has to make do with a mere 652bhp. The engine is also said to come from the 488 Challenge, which will not, however, lend its massive rear wing to the 488 Pista . If the revised exterior wasn't an obvious giveaway, the 488 Pista was designed with aerodynamic performance in mind. Read More »

UK Gov turns to God to solve the rural connectivity problem

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This includes having aerials, satellite dishes, and more traditional fibre cables installed, or putting wireless transmitters spires and towers. More than 10,000 of England's 16,000 Anglican churches are in rural areas, where their spires are often the tallest structure, making them the ideal place for an antenna to eliminate black spots in broadband and mobile coverage. Read More »

3-Eleven 430 retakes crown as Lotus' fastest street-legal auto

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The extra oomph launches the auto to 60 miles per hour in 3.1 seconds (down from 3. 3 seconds ) and eventually hits 180 miles per hour (up from 174 mph). Just like the normal 3-Eleven, the 430 also features Öhlins dampers, Eibach front/rear anti-roll bars, and a Torsen limited-slip differential for extra handling prowess. Read More »

Telstra confirms Facetime, iMessage problems

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Telstra says that it is aware of the issue with FaceTime and iMessage services and is working to fix it. In a tweet, Telstra said customers could continue to send and receive SMS messages, but later stated those services were coming back to normal. Read More »

Amit Shah visits Kukke Subrahmanya temple in Dakshina Kannada

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We will change that to good governance. Earlier in the day, Shah addressed students at the Vivekananda College in Puttur, urging them to work towards realising a new India. Noting that while Karnataka received Rs 88,583 crore from 13th Finance Commission under UPA, Shah asserted that the state has received Rs 2,19,506 crore under 14th Finance Commission. Read More »

South Florida high school students walk out to protest gun violence

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Meantime Florida lawmakers will experience the Parkland students' political motivation firsthand when they arrive at the state Capitol this Wednesday to speak to members of the Legislature. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., said on ABC's "This Week" that he commends the students for their activism. They're demanding that Congress take legislative action on gun control. Read More »

Analysts Are Gushing Over NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 634 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock valued at $123,000 after acquiring an additional 255 shares during the last quarter. which is U.S. based stock. Park Circle owns 0.08% invested in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) for 800 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al invested in 34,900 shares. Read More »

'Height problem': Amitabh Bachchan shares CV to work with Deepika, Katrina

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Taking to Twitter late on Saturday night, Big B shared the job application that mentioned, "Job Application: Amitabh Bachchan DOB 11.10.1942. age 76". For the uninitiated, when Big B entered into the Hindi film industry at the age of 27, he was thin and tall (1.88m) and was rejected or considered to be a misfit by many filmmakers because he looked unconventional and lacked the stereotypical "hero" looks. Read More »

Volvo XC40 T3 gets Volvo's first three-cylinder engine

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And that's not all. Volvo has added a new three-cylinder petrol engine to its XC40, marking the first time such a unit has ever been produced by the Swedish company in its 91-year history. Now, it looks like XC40 could be the first one and I'm not mad. XC40 customers now have more choice in trim levels, including entry-level Momentum and dynamic R-Design versions, plus the luxurious new Inscription trim level. Read More »

(NYSE:MRK) shares slip after surprise patent loss to Gilead (GILD)

Jody Lanasa decreased its stake in Cresud S A C I F Y A (CRESY) by 25% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Finally, BMO Capital Markets upped their price objective on shares of Gilead Sciences from $86.00 to $88.00 and gave the company a "market perform" rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Read More »

Walmart to negotiate with Flipkart to open a retail chain in India

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SoftBank's objections to Walmart's investment in Flipkart has also been reported by Mint . Although both Walmart and Flipkart declined to comment on the specifics, Reuters reported that Flipkart could be valued at more than the $12bn figure given when Japan's SoftBank Group took about a fifth of the firm a year ago for $2.5bn. Read More »

Lexus teases production version of upcoming UX crossover SUV

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Other Lexus highlights at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show will include the Special Edition RC F coupe, created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Lexus F. Well, we're basing our judgment on a single, very dark teaser image released by the Japanese premium manufacturer, as well as an even less revealing video, so we might be wrong. Read More »

Citigroup Boosts Snap (SNAP) Price Target to $18.00

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Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) has declined 2.09% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 3.76% the S&P500. Eads & Heald Investment Counsel increased its stake in Snap (SNA) by 52.66% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Netflix Releases Marvel's Jessica Jones Franchise Trailer

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The first season was an instant hit with fans, as " Jessica Jones " launched right after the equally popular " Marvel's Daredevil " series. It's an aspect of her character that other Marvel heroes, like Luke Cage, are very aware of. Jessica Jones stars Krysten Ritter in the title role, along with Rachael Taylor (Trish Walker), Carrie-Anne Moss (Jeri Hogarth), Eka Darville (Malcolm Ducasse) and new additions Janet McTeer and J.R. Read More »

THQ Nordic unveils a new gameplay trailer for Biomutant

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Biomutant is one of their latest eccentrically different titles they will be releasing later this year, and today we got to take a better look at what to expect from developers Experiment 101 . We also see various weapons like crossbows and hookshots that you can grab enemies with, helping your character in combat, like a staff. In the game players are free to explore the world and what lies beneath its surface, by foot, mech, jet-ski, air-balloon or area unique mounts. Read More »