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Apple acquires Canada-based app development service buddybuild


The startup is no longer accepting new customers. There are 40 engineers that work for Buddybuild full-time who will be staying on board. The company is made up of former employees of Amazon and has been running since 2015. Apple's payout to developers was 30% more than past year. Apple has paid developers over $86 billion since 2008. For instance, the AR functionalities and better camera features packed with the latest iOS device became more relevant with the release of compatible ... Read More »

Intel's bug response: It's not just us! [UPDATE: AMD, ARM, Google statements]

The second, dubbed Spectre , affects nearly all mid-range and high-end processors in the world today. Don't download any software from a source you don't explicitly trust. Unsurprisingly, these firms were quick to roll out patches for Meltdown and force customers to restart their systems. In a statement published yesterday, Intel claims that the loophole is not specific to their products and reports of slowdowns during fixes have been exaggerated. Read More »

Cadbury release limited edition white chocolate Creme Egg


While all the eggs will have their iconic gooey fondant yolk centre, the new limited edition version shell will be made of white chocolate. The promotion is live across the United Kingdom in selected independent newsagents and corner shops and in Sainsbury's Local, Tesco Express and the Co-op. Read More »

Israel offers to pay African migrants to leave or get jailed


The Africans now hold short-term residence visas that must be renewed every two months. Cognizant that migrants from Sudan and Eritrea have legitimate fears from the authorities in those countries if they are sent back, Israel has reportedly arranged for safe haven in Rwanda and Uganda, though there has been no official confirmation. Read More »

Microsoft releases Surface UEFI updates for Spectre and Meltdown issues

The company is targeting the expected Patch Tuesday on 9 January rather than 3 January. To receive the Microsoft patch, an antivirus product has to set a Windows registry key on the computer. If you're a Surface device user, there is a new update out for you. Also, in order to receive today's updates, you'll need to be running the Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703) or higher. Read More »

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg LTD (TSM) Holding Increased by Lansdowne Partners Uk Llp

Overall, 4.98 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 4.85 Million shares. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited's beta is 0.77 whilst the stock has an average true range (ATR) of 0.66. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited now shows a Weekly Performance of 7.09%, where Monthly Performance is 5.06%, Quarterly performance is 8.51%, 6 Months performance is 19.79% and yearly performance ... Read More »

Range Resources Corporation, (NYSE: RRC)

For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report earnings of $0.61 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.18) to $1.58. According to today's trading volume Range Resources Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. Read More »

Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT) Declines 0.1825% for Jan 5

Typically, the CCI oscillates above and below a zero line. "Aroon" is a Sanskrit word meaning "dawn's early light". This is a momentum indicator that is the inverse of the Fast Stochastic Oscillator. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of stock price movements. The Williams %R was developed by Larry Williams. Read More »

Splatoon-Themed Joy-Cons Are Coming to the United States


Nintendo doesn't talk pricing either, but it seems safe to assume that this pair will cost the same $80 the company charges for other sets of Joy-Cons. However if you haven't imported them yourself, then not to worry as they should be made available later this month. Nintendo launched the Splatoon 2 Switch bundle as a Wal-mart exclusive in September 2017 to spur sales of Switch and Splatoon 2 , which released on March 3 and July 21, respectively. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest Selling Home Console in the US


The Wii U didn't honor that tradition as well as it could have, and Nintendo can regain a lot of favor by bringing back some of their major franchises and putting them on the Switch. The title was released in 2013 for Nintendo 3DS family consoles as a follow-up to the award-winning The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past , originally released on Super Nintendo. Read More »

Samsung Tips Fresh 13-Inch Notebook 7 Spin Convertible


We'll get more details on this laptop, the price and availability when it gets officially launched at CES 2018 . The Notebook 7 Spin will be available later this year, although no price or firm release window has been announced yet. As an extension of that focus on productivity, Samsung has also included a fingerprint scanner, which allows you to secure the Notebook 7 Spin with Windows Hello. Read More »

New Overwatch PTR Patch Nerfs Mercy Yet Again


However the new updates on the PTR have added in the cast time for resurrect during her ultimate too. First, the Resurrect is no longer instant, and Valkyrie no longer grants a bonus Resurrect charge. Blizzard have split PTR patches before - Blizzard World still hasn't gone live - so we're guessing they'll do so again , bringing Blizzard World to live in a week or so but leaving these nerfs for a little longer. Read More »

Google backs Chinese eSports platform Chushou


It's unknown exactly how much money Google put into Chushou , how large of a stake it bought, or what the startup's valuation is. Chushou claims that some 8 million game streamers use the site and that it averages 250,000 live streams a day. Read More »

Apple says iOS is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre issues

In a statement on its website, Apple said all Mac and iOS devices were affected by both Meltdown and Spectre . According to Apple , it is working on software updates to fix a pair of vulnerabilities which affect Apple gadgets as well as "all modern processors and affect almost all computing devices and operating systems ". Read More »

You can turn your Instagram stories into WhatsApp status soon


After all, once this feature becomes official, you can create one Story on Instagram and share it to Facebook, Messenger, and WhatsApp. Users of Instagram will get an option to share the Stories on WhatsApp from the Instagram sharing screen and on tapping this they will be taken to WhatsApp Status . Read More »

Lenovo Unveils Its Latest ThinkPad Laptops ahead of CES Kickoff


While they are definitely not meant for gaming, the graphics card should allow most users to easily use Photoshop, do powerpoint presentations and watch all kinds of video files without any difficulty. The ThinkPad L lineup is expected to launch in February. The ThinkPad Ultra Docking Station features a one-touch slide-to-connect docking process and provides additional security via a key-based locking mechanism. Read More »

Merrill Lynch Gives Medtronic (MDT) $94.0 Target; Codexis (CDXS) Has 2.2 Sentiment

The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $89.65. Finally, Sentry Investments Corp. increased its stake in Medtronic by 0.5% in the 1st quarter. Southernsun Asset Management Llc, which manages about $5.32 billion and $4.07 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Agco Corp. Wellington Shields Ltd Liability Co accumulated 3,850 shares. Read More »

Key Indian equity market indices open higher


Sensex was up 141 points at 34,111 while the broader Nifty was at 10,538, up 33 points. The NSE Nifty opened higher at 10,534.25 and moved in a range of 10,566.10 - its record high intra-day high - to 10,520.10 before ending at 10,558.85, up 54.05 points, or 0.51 per cent. Read More »

Investors Buy Shares of Gilead Sciences (GILD) on Weakness After Insider Selling

The hedge fund run by Richard S. Meisenberg held 345,000 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $14.44 million, up from 263,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 17 investors sold ALV shares while 59 reduced holdings. Read More »

Bharti Airtel partners with Samsung


Airtel will give Rs 500 cashback at the end of 18 months, while Rs 1,000 will be provided after completion of 36 months. Four top models from Samsung's Galaxy J-series range – J2 (2017), J5 Prime , J7 Prime, and J7 Pro - will be available with cashback offers, bringing down the effective price of the device. Read More »

Dang, Blizzard World won't get released this week


Don't count on it. He confirms that new skins and events are on the way-including the return of the Lunar New Year event for Year of the Dog, the next evolution of the Uprising event, and the anniversary event-and that the new Blizzard World map that was announced last year will be releasing soon. Read More »

Samsung to supply hardware for Verizon's 5G service


Verizon's 5G network will launch in the second half of this year in Sacramento, Calif., before adding the service in other USA markets. The two companies plan to offer 5G services in Sacramento, CA, by the second half of the year . In March 2017, AT&T confirmed that it would roll out 5G services to its consumers across the US later this year and in June 2017, Huawei joined the trials' party courtesy of Russia's MegaFon. Read More »

Featured Stock: Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)

Ionic Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $199.45B market cap company. Oracle ( ORCL ) traded up $0.47 during trading on Monday, hitting $48.18. Shares for $536,666 were sold by Reynolds Shelley. Ci Invests holds 4.93 million shares or 2.19% of its portfolio. It also increased its holding in Facebook Inc A (NASDAQ:FB) by 16,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 252,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Aflac ... Read More »

Pandemic's Star Wars Battlefront II Gets a New Patch Update


The rollout of the new patch caught fans of Pandemic Studios' game off-guard. However, majority couldn't help but feel joyful at the idea that even a decade-old game is getting updated this year. "[It's] for those who may not necessarily be concerned about "canon" in their Star Wars video game", the modder wrote. From loot boxes to the in-game economy, EA's latest Star Wars game made headlines for all the wrong reasons before its release. Read More »

Research Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Ctrip.Com International (CTRP)

The stock decreased 0.47% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $67.65. The stock price of CTRP is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 4.87% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 1.53%. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, November 2 with "Overweight". The stock of Universal Forest Products, Inc. On Thursday, December 7 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Neutral". Read More »