Technology

by | December 20, 2017 | 15:06

A newly discovered strain of Android malware has been uncovered that runs a number of different scams at once - so many that it can cause overheating and physical damage to a device. In addition to this standard protection technique, Loapi can receive a list of applications that are risky to it from the command and control servers - these are often security solutions, which intend to remove the malware.

by | December 20, 2017 | 10:45

For travelers who are flying, holiday airfares are almost 20 percent cheaper than a year ago. 107 million, by AAA's estimate. AAA estimates 4.5 million residents will travel this year, an increase of more than 2 percent over the last year.

by | December 20, 2017 | 10:33

This is an impressive feat for an Android phone and also shows that the S9 series is coming with a big upgrade over its popular predecessor Galaxy S8 . The renders show that both the smartphones will bear nearly similar design language as we have seen in Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 +. Otherwise, the phones are expected to have slightly smaller top and lower bezels and a repositioned fingerprint scanner below the camera (s) as opposed to next to them.

by | December 20, 2017 | 09:27

Facebook , that bubbling cesspool of outdated memes and nagging birthday reminders, announced Tuesday that it can now find your attractive face in photos you aren't even tagged in. Facebook is tearing down another wall this week as the company has revealed a new feature that will automatically let users know when they appear in a photo or video...

by | December 20, 2017 | 08:56

Tam Capital Management Inc who had been investing in New York Reit Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $659.91 million market cap company. Cibc Asset Mgmt, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 16,859 shares. (NASDAQ:SRCL). Raymond James Na holds 0.02% or 2,887 shares in its portfolio. New York State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 42,545 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

by | December 20, 2017 | 07:50

In a statement to The Verge . Google is notorious for its abysmal support of Windows 10's app store. The bad news is that the installer app was nearly entirely useless, and was taken down hours after being put up after users slammed the app in the ratings.

by | December 20, 2017 | 05:06

So, if you are one of those who just can't live without checking out daily photo updates on Instagram , this program will enable you to experience all the freshest elements before regular app users. Google will be the one to do this, so developers do not need to do anything to implement this change. Google says these changes are to help make the apps we use as secure as Android itself.

by | December 20, 2017 | 04:26

Today's new test build includes some new features meant to appeal not just to consumers, but for business users, as well.Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender Application Guard technology to Windows 10 Professional, rather than limiting it to Enterprise only.

by | December 20, 2017 | 02:51

Following moving averages with different time frames may help offer a wide variety of stock information. A value of 50-75 would signal a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would indicate an extremely strong trend. The Average Directional Index or ADX is technical analysis indicator used to describe if a market is trending or not trending. Traders may be relying in part on technical stock analysis.

by | December 20, 2017 | 02:43

The ROA of Symantec Corporation is now valued at -1.40% indicating how profitable the company is in regards to its total assets. The stock decreased 0.79% or $1.3334 during the last trading session, reaching $168.4866. Lmr Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership owns 51,368 shares or 0.09% of their United States portfolio. Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 16 sales for $47.91 million activity.

by | December 20, 2017 | 02:47

About 631,167 shares traded or 20.52% up from the average. PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) has risen 57.23% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.84% the S&P500. Moreover, Adell Harriman & Carpenter Incorporated has 0% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) for 253,631 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Ltd Liability Com has 4.85 million shares for 0.2% of their portfolio.

by | December 20, 2017 | 02:25

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) gross margin percentage stands at 45% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 25.1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 16.3 Percent. It also reduced its holding in Eagle Bancorp Inc. It also increased its holding in Penney J C Inc (NYSE:JCP) by 113,344 shares in the quarter, for a total of 115,344 shares, and has risen its stake in Clorox Co Del (NYSE:CLX).

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:46

The stock stands almost -0.13% off versus the 52-week high and 88.85% away from the 52-week low. 333 were reported by Independent Port Consultants. The institutional investor held 165,268 shares of the packaged foods company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $12.33M, down from 224,671 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

by | December 20, 2017 | 00:43

Such posts will neither be gone forever, nor be banned, but the California-headquartered company said it will now demote these posts in the news feed . Publishers and other businesses that use engagement bait tactics in their posts should expect their reach on these posts to decrease, as Pages that repeatedly share engagement bait posts will see more significant drops in reach.

by | December 19, 2017 | 23:36

It has outperformed by 11.50% the S&P500. Commonwealth Bank Of Australia increased its stake in Kohls Corp (KSS) by 32.41% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. 71 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. Tarbox Family Office reported 0.02% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Canada Pension Plan Investment Board holds 0.1% or 1.28 million shares in its portfolio.

by | December 19, 2017 | 21:41

But it will be blocking all ads from sites where even one ad displayed on the site doesn't meet those standards, even if the rest are technically in compliance. Disruptive experiences that will get penalized and blocked include pop-ups, auto-playing video ads with sound, flashing animations, and much more. The ad-blocker will be available for both desktop and mobile, and it'll be quite interesting to see how the online landscape changes following its release.

by | December 19, 2017 | 19:38

Daiwa Secs Grp Inc stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Twitter, Inc . State Of Wisconsin Investment Board reported 721,571 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Cetera Advisor Networks Ltd Co reported 10,525 shares. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.09 earnings per share. (NYSE: TWTR ) for 17,047 shares.

by | December 19, 2017 | 19:27

The feature, dubbed Photo Review, has one caveat: you'll only be notified of an untagged photo of yourself if you're in the intended "audience" of that photo. The company plans to add an "on/off" switch to allow users to control all Facebook features related to facial recognition, Sherman said. So agreeing to the use of facial recognition for tagging now gives Facebook permission to use facial recognition for other products and features, too.

by | December 19, 2017 | 18:57

You could try your luck or maybe give the stores a call before you go. The Curry's website reveals that the AirPods page has received more than 8,000 views in the last 25 hours, suggesting there are thousands of people who face will not receive a pair on Christmas Day.

by | December 19, 2017 | 18:06

Deco's Chris Van Vliet put on his finest Hawaiian shirt and flew all the way to Oahu to chat with the cast and make some amusing faces with them. What's more , just like a video game, each has three lives, a selection of special skills and there are increasingly hard "levels" to complete, involving the safety of a giant emerald.

by | December 19, 2017 | 18:06

Mercedes-Benz global sales chief Britta Seeger confirmed the plans to Automotive News , stating that the brand feels it truly has the right body style this time for the US consumer. The reluctance largely had been based on the existing hatchback body style of the A class . This is an upgraded version of the Modular Front Architecture of the brand, which is used by its compact cars like the CLA and GLA crossover.

by | December 19, 2017 | 17:47

Champion Edition 2 Plus on Switch keeps pace with the "stronger" console counterparts effortlessly, perhaps unsurprising given the technical demands but still nice to see - and the creative and colourful art style remains a treat. No additional features were announced by Bandai Namco other than the co-op mode. This untitled game is based on the My Hero Academia manga and TV series, notes Euro Gamer .

by | December 19, 2017 | 17:19

Last week, sources in the Senate told CNN they were anxious about McCain recently, following a week when the Arizona Republican was kept from the Senate to address side effects from his brain cancer treatment. Trump said he spoke with McCain's wife Cindy, and wished them well. Now in his sixth Senate term, McCain underwent surgery in mid-July to remove a 2-inch (51-millimeter) blood clot in his brain after being diagnosed with glioblastoma.

by | December 19, 2017 | 17:07

Noorshad Mohammed, 32, said: "It was his last job of the night". Surrounded by the cabbie's other relatives at the family home, father Ikhtiar Mohammed recalled how his "heart sank" as police knocked on his door at 5am on Sunday. The four occupants of the other vehicle had all been "ejected" from the auto. Of the four men thrown from the third vehicle, the spokesman said: "Tragically, three of them were confirmed dead at the scene".

by | December 19, 2017 | 16:48

An official statement regarding the Android 8.0 Oreo beta said, "Just one week after the Nokia 5 Android Oreo beta labs programme, we are delighted to offer the same opportunity to Nokia 6 owners". The handset was also launched in two main variants, sporting 3GB of RAM and 32GB of memory, or 4GB of RAM and double the on-board storage, with the availability of the two versions varying depending on the market.

by | December 19, 2017 | 15:49

The user can long-tap on a Notification Dot and it will preview the notification, and one can swipe to dismiss, drag down to see the full notification or tap to open the app. In order to participate in the Oreo Beta update for your Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 smartphone, first you have to register yourself with the beta program by heading to its official website.

by | December 19, 2017 | 14:39

As phone manufacturers race to implement the latest technologies into their handsets, it seems that self-repairing screens could eventually become the must-have mobile feature. This special glass was actually found by accident by a graduate student named Yu Yanagisawa , Yanagisawa thought that the material was going to turn to a glue like paste but was shocked at the discovery of the individual shard of glass reforming with each-other at just 21 degrees Celsius, hand temperature.

by | December 19, 2017 | 13:36

The game will launch for the PS4 and PS Vita while the original Catherine was released for the PS3 and Xbox 360. Not much else is now known about the title, but that will soon change as Famitsu will feature the game as a cover story on December 21 and Atlus will hold a livestream with more details on December 22.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:36

Luo Zhongsheng , Global CEO for Sharp & InFocus Mobile. The device boasts of unimetal body design, and the display has a 2.5D curved glass on top. While the specifications of the InFocus Vision 3 are nothing to write home about, they are good enough for the price .

by | December 19, 2017 | 09:02

This began when WhatsApp last updated its terms of service past year that prompted the app data to be shared with Facebook to develop targeted advertising, business intelligence, and security measures. "The CNIL services have repeatedly asked WHATSAPP to provide them with a sample of French user data transmitted to FACEBOOK Inc". Facebook had said during the acquisition process that it had no way of automatically matching its user accounts to WhatsApp users, but two years later launched a ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 09:01

In context, that number is massive: the company only restricted content for violating local law a total of about 28,000 times, meaning the video accounted for 72 percent of restrictions in the first half of 2017. The desire for secrecy concerning those requests also increased, Facebook said. In total, the number of USA government account data requests that came with non-disclosure orders grew 50% from the second half of 2016.

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:28

While she had a Glen Allen address, Agnew said, Stephens grew up in Goochland and frequently walked the dogs in the wooded area where her body was found, which was near an old family farm. However, Stephens' best friend, Barbara Norris, claims the dogs would never turn on their owner. She said that provocation causes fear, which can cause aggression.

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:14

Sources said checks revealed that the BMW auto was also on repossessors' wanted list as it had defaulted on several months' payment from a bank. "Investigators are looking at the possibility that the registration number may have been duplicated and used by the actual suspects", another source said, adding that investigations were still ongoing.

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:15

The officers are in a critical condition in hospital with their next of kin in attendance. He remains in custody. Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said it was "a stark reminder of the uncertainties of police work and the dangers that officers face every day".

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:03

Just like catching up with family, friends and relatives is the essence of the festive season, the doodle shows the penguins packing their bags and gifts as they get ready to go meet their parrot friends. Next to the photo frame are gift boxes marked with festive dates of December - 18, 25, and 31 - and January 1, for Christian feast day, Christmas, New Year's Eve and New Year, respectively.