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Thursday's winter solstice marks the longest night of the year

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Meteorologists at the Weather Channel argue that winter should actually start December 1, representing the four coldest months in the northern hemisphere. " The winter solstice occurs at the moment the Earth's tilt away from the sun is at a maximum", Stephen Schneider told CBS News. Spring and fall mark when the sun's rays are directly over the equator. Read More »

Going Through the Chart for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

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It turned negative, as 68 investors sold Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . shares while 98 reduced holdings. Pnc Fin Svcs Gru Incorporated holds 0% or 141,935 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ: AMD ). Tower Research (Trc) owns 3,548 shares. Next Financial Gp Inc invested in 17,990 shares. Zeke Capital Ltd Liability Corp owns 16,109 shares. Read More »

How to see which Russia-backed links you 'liked' on Facebook

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The tool works with Instagram accounts as well as Facebook accounts; you'll need to be logged in for it to work, obviously. 'We are taking action to be more transparent about the foreign interference in the 2016 US Elections, ' Facebook says on the page where users can check their account. Read More »

Facebook and Santa Monica-Based Universal Music Group Announce Global Agreement

Universal, a unit of French media conglomerate Vivendi SA, has rights to music from artists including Jay-Z, Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen and Justin Bieber. YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki said: "We're thrilled to strengthen our partnership with Universal Music Group". In time, functionality will expand to enable access to a vast library of music across a series of social features, according to the companies. Read More »

YouTube Star Killed At Bar After Insulting Drug Lord

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His videos earned him cameos in music videos and at promotional events. Weeks before the incident, Rosales released a controversial video where he insulted Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes also known as " El Mencho ". He is the leader of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel which previously had an alliance with El Chapo's Sinola Cartel. He was only able to be identified by his tattoos. Read More »

Star Trek Bridge Crew no longer needs a VR headset

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Star Trek: Bridge Crew is out now for the PC and PlayStation 4. VR may be cool, but its position as a standalone platform is still tenuous. We've also asked about whether or not players can limit matchmaking to just VR players or just non-VR players for feature parity since the game already has cross-platform multiplayer. Read More »

Apple says it slows older iPhones to save their battery life

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But some customers say the company's strategy of dealing with the power demand pushes them to replace their older iPhones with newer models. Apple confirmed the findings to The Verge and said, "Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolonging the life of their devices". Read More »

Apple faces lawsuit after admitting it slows down old iPhones

While a second lawsuit , filed by five plaintiffs in the Northern District of the State of IL, accused Apple of deliberately keeping power management features a secret in an effort to persuade customers to upgrade to newer devices. Because those older batteries are incapable of handling peak current draws with the same effectiveness of iPhones with newer batteries and more efficient processors, they run the risk of the device powering down to prevent damage to its internal components. Read More »

Apple Sued After Admitting to Slowing Down Older iPhones

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Apple , which was filed Thursday in federal court in Chicago, alleges . Apple is basically claiming that it's not slowing down older iPhones just to urge people to upgrade to newer devices. iPhones , like many recent Android devices, do not have batteries that can be easily replaced by users. The main reason for this is because as lithium ion batteries get older, their ability to hold a charge diminishes, and sudden power draws can place a bigger burden on the battery than it can ... Read More »

Trading Statistics of Celgene Corporation (CELG)

The stock decreased 0.87% or $0.615 during the last trading session, reaching $69.965. About 5.35M shares traded. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. The firm has "Buy" rating by Standpoint Research given on Thursday, January 14. On Wednesday, November 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research to "Hold". Read More »

Jio Happy New Year plan

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Jio also has a Rs 149 plan in which it offers 4GB data for 28 days with unlimited calling and SMS. Under the Rs 199 plan, a Jio prepaid user can use up to 1.2GB of high-speed 4G data for 28 days, after which the data speeds would be reduced to 128kbps. Read More »

Nintendo Switch's 'Arms' adds new fighter Dr. Coyle

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Dr. Coyle simply wants to be the most powerful ARMS fighter of all time, even if that means subjecting herself to her own experiments... The trailer also showcases a new stage coming to Arms through the new update which brings to game to version 5.0. Read More »

Apple will focus on improving battery capacity for next-gen iPhones

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As reported by 9to5Mac, Kuo predicted that Apple will address the supply constraints of battery rigid-flex PCB, and will double the shipments of its AirPods by next year to more than 26 million units. But he did reveal that it may come with a "smaller quartz component". The analyst added that the new AirPods will continue to be assembled by Taiwanese manufacturer Inventec while individual components will be provided by Unitech, Compeq, TXC, and HLJ. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) leaked in full ahead of official launch

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We probably don't stress this enough, but Samsung owes a large part of its standing as a clear leader in global smartphone sales to low-priced devices that rarely make headlines. This will ensure rather modest low-light photography as well. For connectivity, the device will have dual sim support, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11n and micro-USB port. Read More »

Sirius XM (SIRI) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. 48 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. (NASDAQ: SIRI ) high level. Roughly 19.58 million shares changed hands compared to the three-month volume average 17.49 million shares. Read More »

How 2018 iPhone X could help Samsung make $22 billion in revenue

I think Samsung's dramatically improved yield rates for OLED displays will allow Apple to be more confident in its adoption of OLED technology across its 2018 product lineup. A3 Plant is said to supply up to 105,000 panels per month to Apple . But Samsung appears to be getting into the swing of things, with a report out of Korea saying that the yield rate passed through 80% later in the year, and is now close to 90% ... Read More »

Cypress Semiconductor Co. (CY) SVP Sells $46530.00 in Stock

Pinebridge Investments L.P. owned approximately 0.05% of ON Semiconductor at the end of the most recent reporting period. Finally, Comerica Bank grew its position in shares of ON Semiconductor by 3.6% during the second quarter. The market capitalization of ON Semiconductor Corp.is at $8.78 Billion. Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, ON's beta remains at 2.02. Read More »

Infiniti Teases "Sexy Sedan" for NAIAS, Will Preview the Brand's New Design

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The firm's new lead designer joined the Japanese luxury marque from BMW earlier this year. Styled after '30s Grand Prix race cars, the Prototype 9 actually has more humble underpinnings than you might expect. "A seamless and stunning new design philosophy demonstrating Infiniti artistry in the new age of autonomy and breakthrough drivetrains", said Alfonso Albaisa, Senior Vice President of Global Design at Infiniti. Read More »

Blackout at Atlanta airport leaves thousands stranded

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Delta flies 180-passenger Boeing 737 jets to Sarasota-Bradenton that are typically near full, so about 700 local travelers may have been affected, Stuckey said. "The company will continue to actively work with the airport to address any remaining impacts in nonessential areas of the airport, determine the cause of today's incident and prevent future occurrences". Read More »

NFL Deal Extends ESPN's 'MNF' Reach To Mobile Phones

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You'll need to be a pay TV customer if you want to watch games, as authentication is required. Both companies are offering streams to connected TVs, PCs, and tablets, but at the same time, phones have never been able to get streaming. However, it lost its previous mobile streaming exclusivity, which has paved the way for NBC Sports to add that to its package. The expanded mobile rights also include NFL highlights and extend through the duration of ESPN's existing NFL agreement (conclusion of ... Read More »

Microsoft Junks Arbitration Agreements In Show Of Support For #MeToo Movement

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This doesn't mean that Microsoft is doing away with arbitration as a whole. Smith said a limited number of its employment contracts require arbitration for harassment claims, though the company has never enforced the provision. "We're also taking a new step within Microsoft to ensure this will be the case, even while that legislation is pending". The tech giant also endorsed a bill introduced by Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham that would ... Read More »

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts

Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc decreased its stake in Adobe Systems Inc. Schlumberger Ltd now has $91.50 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.98% or $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $132.35. They expect $2.63 EPS, up 37.70% or $0.72 from last year's $1.91 per share. Bank of The West now owns 4,943 shares of the software company's stock worth $699,000 after acquiring an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Toys R Us troubles put 3200 jobs at risk

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The future of Toys R Us and its 3,200 workers has been plunged into doubt after the UK's pensions lifeboat confirmed today it would vote against a life-saving plan to cut its rent bill by closing a quarter of its 105 shops. If approved, the CVA plan would substantially reduce the United Kingdom retailer's rental obligations and allow the business to move to a new, viable business model. Read More »

Apple Says It Does Indeed Slow Down Older iPhones As They Age

With the release of iOS 11.2 earlier this month, Apple has now extended that protective slowdown feature to the iPhone 7 as well. "Last year we released a feature for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down during these conditions", Apple said in an emailed statement to Reuters. Read More »