Technology

by | January 06, 2018 | 20:11

The hybrid console has been on the market for less than a year and has not only blown past the sales of Wii in that time, itself an vast success, but cemented itself as the fastest selling console of all-time in the United States. This is wonderful news for both Nintendo and its fans. Nintendo revealed that 60% of Switch owners purchased Super Mario Odyssey , while 55% own Breath of the Wild.

by | January 06, 2018 | 20:04

The stock increased 0.45% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $35.66. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $769,213 activity. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company.

by | January 06, 2018 | 18:57

Intel is facing at least three class action lawsuits over a recently revealed security flaw . But AMD also told its customers that "total protection from all possible attacks remains an elusive goal" and encouraged them to regularly update their software.

by | January 06, 2018 | 18:54

The company has market cap of $1.48 billion. Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. now owns 186,697 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $15,970,000 after acquiring an additional 1,145 shares in the last quarter. (NASDAQ:MB) rating on Monday, September 28. The stock has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, April 26. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 49,174,883 shares of the software giant's stock worth $3,389,625,000 after buying an additional 42,243,011 shares in the last quarter.

by | January 06, 2018 | 17:37

The introduction of Wireless charging to the iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X this year means new opportunities for accessories, and Belkin have today announced a decent range of wireless charging options, not just for home - but also for the vehicle.

by | January 06, 2018 | 16:50

About 211,760 shares traded. BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) has risen 53.28% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.05% the S&P500. Camarda Financial Advisors Llc, which manages about $213.32 million and $92.98M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Tax Managed Intl Fd (VEA) by 9,826 shares to 49,587 shares, valued at $2.15M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

by | January 06, 2018 | 14:23

The first reports suggested that a bug affected exclusively chips made by Intel , but it has since emerged that a separate flaw, Spectre, has been found in Intel, ARM and AMD chips. The company said it believes there "is near zero risk to AMD products at this time". Apple said late Thursday that all of its devices are affected, but it's already made fixes to help defend against Meltdown in laptops and phones and soon plans to release mitigations in the Safari browser to help defend ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 11:15

Investors are paying close attention to any indicators of demand for the iPhone X ahead of Apple earnings on February 1, when the average sales price the company publishes will indicate whether customers are preferring the $999 top-of-the-line handset to cheaper models.

by | January 06, 2018 | 10:39

The Register reports that the design flaw seemingly affects all modern Intel CPUs - those produced in the last decade or so - and it gives applications the potential ability to spy inside some protected kernel memory data. In such situations processors perform speculative execution. That is, they start working on what they expect should be the next task, discarding the result if they guessed wrong.

by | January 06, 2018 | 10:22

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. The tasty chocolate treat is set to hit stores sooner than you think - with the new flavour already being sold in selected stores including Sainsbury's, Tesco Express and Co-op from January 1 to April 1, 2018.

by | January 06, 2018 | 08:30

It's likely they will impact all computer processors on the market and completely eradicating them will take a serious amount of time. Both Spectre and Meltdown have the ability to be one of the biggest tech security vulnerabilities discovered.

by | January 06, 2018 | 08:27

The owner of an global sushi restaurant has shelled out over Dollars 300,000 for a single bluefin tuna and said that he was very happy with the result. "Tsukiji is the world's number-one fish market. It's sad that it will be closed down", Sakagami said. A bluefin tuna, with a weight of 405 kg, was sold for about 36,500,000 yen (about 320,000 USA dollar) in the year-opener auction.

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:59

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 5.83% of the company's stock. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its holdings in Nokia Oyj by 48.9% during the third quarter. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.05/share and a High Estimate of $0.14/share.

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:37

Researchers with Alphabet Inc's Google Project Zero , in conjunction with academic and industry researchers from several countries, discovered two flaws. The Meltdown bug concerns laptops, desktop computers and internet servers that have Intel chips. A firmware update from Intel is also required for additional hardware protection, and those will be distributed separately by OEMs.

by | January 06, 2018 | 05:02

This week, the Population and Immigration Authority called on migrants from Sudan and Eritrea to leave "to their country or to a third country", meaning Rwanda or Uganda. Few of them succeed in surviving the journey and arrive in the end to a safe haven. The Hotline for Migrant Workers, an advocacy group, condemned the move, saying expulsions "put the refugees' lives in danger".

by | January 06, 2018 | 03:28

The company stresses, however, to wait for the appropriate firmware updates specifically related to Meltdown and Spectre , so as not to download older versions. As Microsoft noted previously, mitigating Meltdown and Spectre also requires installing firmware updates from hardware vendors. In Intel's case, its microcode update introduces its Indirect Branch Prediction Side Channel Analysis Method.

by | January 06, 2018 | 02:46

Early reports originally pinned the vulnerability on Intel processors. But realistically, hackers probably won't hunt for individual devices or even corporate IT setups, said Jack Gold , president and principal analyst of J. Intel has rolled out a press release stating that it has successfully developed and issued updates for all types of Intel-based computer systems - including personal computers and servers - that render those systems immune from both exploits (referred to as ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 02:38

About 1.46 million shares traded. Franklin Electric Co Inc now has $2.13B valuation. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 46,289,495 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $1,738,170,000 after purchasing an additional 5,317,439 shares during the last quarter.

by | January 06, 2018 | 02:31

Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $28.44. Usually, financial analysts consider return on equity ratios in the 15-20% range as an attractive level of investment quality. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 143,703 shares in the company, valued at $2,359,603.26. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.06, for a total transaction of $46,525.82.

by | January 06, 2018 | 01:34

According to Zacks brokerage recommendations, McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK)'s Buy count is 1 and Strong Buy is 5 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Strong Sell are 0 and 7, respectively. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company.

by | January 06, 2018 | 01:32

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. According to SDxCentral , both Samsung and Ericsson are members of Verizon's 5G Technology Forum, which was formed to provide input on Verizon's 5G specifications.

by | January 06, 2018 | 01:28

In addition to its US sales, the console also beat out the PlayStation 2's impressive sales numbers in Japan. A Nintendo Switch costs $299.99 and among its most-sought games is Super Mario Odyssey and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . Not every year gives us mainline Mario and Zelda games. These sale numbers aren't surprising at all considering that Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey got a near ideal score from every reviewer some even gave them a 10/10.

by | January 06, 2018 | 01:16

Tiverton Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $680.85 billion market cap company. (NYSE:VEEV) for 2,367 shares. Ameritas Partners holds 0.14% of its portfolio in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) for 20,996 shares. Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Company invested 0.57% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

by | January 06, 2018 | 01:11

Recent insider trends for Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) have caught the attention of investors. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. InterOcean Capital LLC lifted its stake in shares of Intel by 2.7% during the 1st quarter. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. Parametric Port Lc holds 69,050 shares. Highland Mgmt Ltd Llc stated it has 303,678 shares.

by | January 06, 2018 | 00:56

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. It has outperformed by 16.21% the S&P500. Lee Danner & Bass Inc decreased its stake in Accenture Ltd (ACN) by 1.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Raymond James And reported 119,675 shares. (NASDAQ: PTEN ) for 128,798 shares. First Trust Limited Partnership reported 262,059 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc.

by | January 06, 2018 | 00:36

Following the box office and critical disappointment of Justice League last fall-a film that was meant to be the biggest DC movie yet-reports swirled that Warner Bros. Emmerich went on to add, "I'm confident Walter and Geoff, working with our filmmaking partners, will deliver films that will resonate with both broad global audiences as well as DC fanboys and fangirls".

by | January 06, 2018 | 00:26

But Intel's own CFO was targeting Intel's stock price hitting $60 per share by 2021, and Krzanich offered his own similarly bullish take in February of 2017. ArsTechnica reported that although Krzanick's stock sale stuck to the corporate laws, the timing of the sale and the length of time that Intel chose to keep the news of the vulnerabilities secret, could still result in increased scrutiny from the SEC.

by | January 06, 2018 | 00:14

The service has roughly 8 million streamers and 250,000 live streams a day, said the companies in a statement on Friday. Google will help the Chinese firm expand its services to target more overseas viewers, it said. Google made its first mainland investment in Chinese artificial intelligence start-up Mobvoi in 2015, taking a minority stake in the firm. In a press statement, Frank Lin, Google's principal of corporate development in north Asia, said " Chushou has built an impressive ...

by | January 06, 2018 | 00:05

Among them, consumer durables index gained the most by 1.25 per cent, followed by TECk 0.89 per cent, realty 0.75 per cent and FMCG 0.74 per cent. The shares hit a high of Rs 337.95 on BSE . Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net of INR 212.05 crore, while Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs) made purchases worth a INR 325.24 crore on Thursday, as per provisional exchange data.

by | January 05, 2018 | 23:54

An Extreme Cold Warning is in effect for Ottawa, Gatineau and eastern Ontario, calling for a "multi-day episode of very cold wind chills". Temperatures are expected to be even colder Friday, when the overnight low drops to -28, without factoring in wind chill.

by | January 05, 2018 | 23:42

Intel's CEO said researchers at Google made Intel aware of a widespread security exploit "a while back", but the company is working on fixes that could start next week. Google, Microsoft and Mozilla, all makers of popular browsers, admitted to Reuters Thursday the security patches they are now employing don't protect iOS users.

by | January 05, 2018 | 23:29

Five to 8 inches of snow is expected to fall with sustained winds of 20 to 30 miles mph, and gusts up to 50 mph. The New York City Department of Education said it would close public schools Thursday because of severe weather. Cities in the Southeast that rarely see snow turned into winter wonderlands as dozens of vehicle crashes were reported and airports closed. Florida's largest theme parks announced that water attractions such as Disney's Typhoon Lagoon, Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 20:10

The Rs1,500 cashback will be disbursed to customers over 24 months. All devices will come bundled with Airtel's special recharge pack of Rs 199 that offers 1GB data per day and unlimited calling, the company said. The Galaxy J2 Pro is being offered by the company for an effective price of Rs 6,990 as compared to Rs 8,490, Vodafone said. Even if you pay Rs.

by | January 05, 2018 | 19:47

A replacement for Blom - who has been with Spotify since 2014 - has not yet been named. The former Disney executive joined Spotify to lead its original content efforts, late a year ago. Late previous year - before these latest developments occurred - Reuters reported Spotify was being valued at around $16 billion. The world's most popular streaming service Spotify has announced that it has added 10 million paying subscribers in the last six months and now has a total of 70 million ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:52

A Brazilian blog has posted a screenshot of an Instagram Story showing the tool on the lower-left corner of its interface. The option to syndicate Instagram Stories to Facebook Stories is available for the US users and will be officially rolled out for everyone around the world.