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Cipher Capital LP Takes Position in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Bouchey Financial Group Ltd decreased its stake in Apple Inc ( AAPL ) by 2.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Independent Investors Inc sold 5,200 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. (NYSE:ICE) for 204,624 shares. Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. Read More »

Oppo to launch F7 in India on March 27

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As is the tradition with Oppo smartphones, the F7 is also said to be a selfie-centric smartphone. However, Oppo Mobile India removed the tweet immediately and came up with another tweet that does not mention anything about the launch date. The design appears to be nearly similar to the Oppo R15, slated to be unveiled in the company's home market China later this month. The report also states that the Oppo F7 will come with a 6.2-inch FHD+ display with an impressive screen-to- body-ratio ... Read More »

Despite layoffs, Motorola's Moto Z line will continue

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Reports about the layoffs emerged a few days ago after a Motorola employee said the company's workforce in Chicago has been halved. In a cost cutting exercise Motorola are also looking to scale back their involvement in the development of third party Moto Mods . Read More »

Amazon has added a new mode called follow-up for Alexa

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With Follow-Up Mode , Alexa will listen for 5 seconds after she's done responding to you to see if you have anything else to ask. So, users can't say something like, " Alexa , dim the lights and search for romantic comedies on Netflix". There are some interesting kinks here that Amazon may have to iron out. As CNET reports, follow-up mode is merely an option, so users don't have to worry about being forced to use it. Read More »

Mikaela Shiffrin wins 5th slalom globe in 6 seasons

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Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel claimed her first World Cup victory having won two silvers at the Olympics. The Swiss skier finished 14th. "So to have the overall this year locked in already before we go to (the World Cup) finals (in Are, Sweden), it feels like a confirmation for me". Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 confirmed for October 12th

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That could be a clue that " Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 " will also be made available via Battle.net. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will announce more information during a press day event on May 17 . Some may think a Call of Duty release for Oct. 12 is early, given the franchise's history of releasing games in late October or November. Around this same time every year, leaks pour forth on what the newest Call of Duty game is. Read More »

Sea of Thieves Open Beta phase begins on March 9th

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Neate later then emphasises in the video that this is still just a beta so issues are expected so that the team can address prior to the games official launch later this month. Rare is also introducing an intense, emergent opportunity into the world with the chance of a Skeleton Fort now being occupied. These special forts offer greater rewards for those who clear them out, but they're signified by large clouds hovering above them that are visible to all players. Read More »

McLaren BP23 will be the fastest McLaren ever made

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The next McLaren Ultimate Series hypercar will be the fastest road auto in the British firm's history with a top speed in excess of the 243mph achieved by the firm's legendary F1 road vehicle. Technical details for the auto will be revealed later this year, but the GTR is based on the carbon fiber structure of the standard (if such a word can be used) Senna model, and will hold a similar dry weight of around 1,198 kg (2,641 lb). Read More »

Waymo to Launch Driverless Truck Pilot in Metro Atlanta

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During the pilot programme, due to start next week, the self-driving Waymo lorries will carry cargo bound for Google's data centres. Now the program is expanding to Atlanta, Georgia, which they will make the home of Google's logistical operations. Read More »

Mario Day event starts popping up in Google Maps for some

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There will be a yellow question mark in the bottom right of the updated app. Tap on this, and a message will pop up prompting you enable "Mario Time". The navigation arrow then transforms into Mario and he'll join you for all your driving this week. This isn't the first time Google has had a little fun with Google Maps, as you may recall. Read More »

Mario Tennis Aces Release Date, First Screenshots Leaked

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GamesIndustry.biz noted that instead of releasing a new and improved version of the Switch , Nintendo will just focus on improving the console's online features. Get ready to hack and slash your way in Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition . Coming off the disappointing failure of the Nintendo Wii U, the Switch has been breaking records so far. Read More »

Windows 10 'Redstone 4' official name looks to be Spring Creators Update

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Belfiore declared that Windows 10 S will be a new mode of the pre-existing versions of next year's operating systems and definitely not a "distinct version". This new approach is vastly different from Microsoft's original strategy. "By offering multiple experiences to our Insiders, we're able to hear multiple points of view, along with preferences on the best set up experience that showcases privacy set up choices", Marisa Rogers, privacy officer for Microsoft's Windows & Devices Group, ... Read More »

PUBG gets a roadmap for 2018, includes plans for two new maps

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A new 4x4 km map : it's only a quarter of the size of the current PUBG maps, which should result in shorter rounds and a more frenetic experience. Coming in at nearly a quarter of the size of Erangel, this map promises "higher player density and shorter matches" with a faster-paced, more chaotic experience. Read More »

Sane Trilogy to Release on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC Soon

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Sane Trilogy confirms previous rumors which suggested that the recent remastered collection would no longer be a PlayStation 4 exclusive . The series made its debut on the original PlayStation system in 1996. As expected, the upcoming software catalog features several first-party-developed titles, which are presumably going to become best-sellers based on data collected from previous releases . Read More »

How the I-League's dramatic final day unfolded

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Minerva's maiden triumph, in their second appearance in top flight action, ridiculed by many as "second tier" after migration of top names to the simultaneously run Indian Super League, made them the first team from north India to claim the title and the second Punjab side after the now defunct JCT that won the inaugural National Football League in 1996-97. Read More »

H1Z1 Goes Free to Play Today, Here's When

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Daybreak Games has announced that H1Z1 is going free-to-play later today as it launches a new competitive league. According to Steam Spy , H1Z1's concurrent player base is now under 10,000, a far cry from the millions of players the other two games attract on a daily basis. Read More »

Mourners gather in Florence for funeral of Davide Astori

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He leaves behind his partner and two-year-old daughter. On an emotional rollercoaster of a night for Chiellini, he fought back tears during a minute's silence for Astori, put in a mammoth defensive performance to lead Juventus' comeback against Spurs and poignantly remembered Astori after the final whistle. Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 coming on October 12

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We'll just have to wait for today's Nintendo Direct for what's definitively coming for the hybrid console in 2018. Fans have been eager for more Call of Duty: Black Ops , which has become one of the most popular subseries of games in the overall franchise. Read More »

Dark Souls for Nintendo Switch Gets Release Date, Amiibo, and Network Test

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Dark Souls: Remastered enables players to explore the twisted ancient land of Lordran in the first title of the critically acclaimed action role-playing series like never before. Additionally, the Nintendo Direct brought word that a network test beta will be coming sometime before launch. Nintendo also announced there will be a network test for the game before release, no details on that one just yet - but we'll let you know when we do. Read More »

Nintendo Now Lets You Use Gold Points Toward Digital Purchases

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You can earn Gold Points by buying eligible games and downloadable content for Nintendo Switch , Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS, based on the amount that you have paid. It's important to know that Gold Points will expire after 12 months on the last day of the month in which you earned them. Gold points are one of two point tiers that players can earn on My Nintendo , the other being Platinum. Read More »

Android P Dev Preview One Official & Available To Download

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For Android P , Google's only giving access to those with a Pixel , Pixel XL , Pixel 2 , or Pixel 2 XL . By the time Google I/O 2018 ends on May 10th, we should get the timeline for Android P leaving developer preview mode and entering the public beta stage. Read More »

Google Duo on iOS Now Lets You 'Leave a Video Message'

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If you're the recipient of a video message, you'll want to know you'll have 24 hours to view it. More details on that here. Duo now allows users to leave each other video messages, a feature Google thinks will be flawless for when you want to share a moment but the other person doesn't pick up. Read More »

Here's What To Do With NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Edge Therapeutics, Inc. (EDGE)

About 11.94 million shares traded. Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) has risen 27.19% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 166.88% the S&P500. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, January 14. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Electronic Arts Inc. The stock has "Neutral" rating by M Partners on Wednesday, November 4. Read More »

Apple to abandon the notch with new display design for next iPhone

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Obviously, screen borders are not making a comeback, with Cupertino instead reportedly focused on finding a way to hide the front-facing camera, earpiece speaker and all the Face ID-enabling technology. A report from Korea claims Apple's OLED phones arriving in 2019 will not include a notch. Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz noted last month that iPhone 6 and 6S users are opting to keep their phones and upgrade their batteries rather than splurge on an iPhone 8 or iPhone X. Read More »

Protest in KU's Zakura campus against Shopian killings

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The whole Valley continues to be on the edge as authorities have imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar as well as in the other parts of the valley to prevent a separatist-called protest march to Shopian town. An official said that the Srinagar Banihal train services will remain suspended today for security reasons. Another civilian, Gowhar Ahmad Lone of Chitragam Shopian, was found dead in his vehicle near Pinjoora, some 200 meters away from the site of the incident. Read More »

Jurassic World Alive will offer Pokémon Go-style AR gameplay with dinosaurs

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What's more is that these new types of dinosaurs are capable of being fought against another player's creations in PvP arena battles , which is a much-requested feature yet to be implemented by Niantic in Pokemon GO . From the relative safety of their own homes, players can collect nearby dinosaurs' DNA by deploying an in-game drone. The developer previously worked on 2012's Jurassic Park Builder and 2015's Jurassic World: The Game. Read More »

Samsung CEO touts partnerships with Chinese mobile leaders on Galaxy S9

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Xiaomi became the number one smartphone brand in India in the last quarter of 2017. With this launch Samsung will further consolidate its position in the flagship smart phone segment in India. Customers will get the data benefit of 2TB along with other calling benefits. Though, Samsung still has the largest retail network in India with over 150,000 touch points across the country. Read More »

Two-year old locks phone for 48 yrs

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How is it possible? Apple's iPhone can be set to lock out if someone enters a wrong passcode, and with every wrong passcode, the lockout period would increase. However, most iOS customers have faced the inconvenience of being locked out for minutes when a passcode is entered incorrectly six times in a row. However, Lu doesn't want to lose all her pictures, contacts and other files by doing a factory reset. Read More »

Rimac C_Two hypercar revealed: 0-60mph in 1.85secs

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It has an electric motor at each wheel, allowing for four-wheel drive. This allows the C_Two to make use of "its prodigious torque", said Rimac. The electric supercar can hit 100km/h in just 1.85 seconds, making it the quickest production vehicle ever made. Read More »

New Nintendo Direct for Switch and 3DS premieres tomorrow

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Nintendo announced on Wednesday that it plans to host a big Nintendo Direct event tomorrow, March 8. They will also be announcing new details regarding Mario Tennis Aces . Still, there is more than enough time to either share new announcements or updates on already announced projects like Metroid Prime 4 and Pokemon Switch. Read More »

The Jaguar I-Pace Takes On Tesla's Model X at the Track

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While the figures aren't drastically different, the price signals to Tesla that its time as the sole competitor in the segment has come to an end, as the smaller, more agile crossover brings luxury electrified performance to those on tighter budgets - and those who aren't ready to wait 2 months for their vehicle to be delivered. Read More »

Disney parks arrive in Google Street View

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Some of the destinations Google suggests to visit are Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park , Pandora-The World of Avatar, Epcot , Epcot Morocco , Disney World's Magic Kingdom , Disney Springs , California Adventures , Guardians of the Galaxy , Micky and Minnie's Houses and Hollywood Studios . Read More »

Final Fantasy 15 celebrates PC release with huge new update

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Controllable Royal Vessel boat - players will be able to control the boat they take between Cape Caem and Altissia, exploring the waters between them, fishing and creating new dishes. Steam throws in bonus content in the form of Half-Life 2 crossover costumes that allow you to play in the likeness of Gordon Freeman , the protagonist of Valve's famous shooter series. Read More »

State Of Decay 2 Will Be Out On 22nd May

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The fact that Microsoft expects to build long-term relationships with the community, the State of Decay and bring the world of the zombie Apocalypse as many users as possible. State of Decay 2 can be pre-ordered starting today at your favorite retailer's site or at the Microsoft Store through the following links: Standard Edition and Ultimate Edition . Read More »

Jeff Sessions to make sanctuary jurisdiction announcement in CA Wednesday

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Leveroni's law enforcement advocacy organization has publicly opposed Senate Bill 54 , known as the "sanctuary state" bill that Governor Jerry Brown signed into law previous year. The Justice Department says that the federal power to determine immigration policy is well settled and California's laws conflict with those federal prerogatives in novel ways. Read More »

The 2019 McLaren Senna GTR is the Quickest McLaren Outside Formula 1

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The regular Senna makes 789 horsepower; McLaren said to expect "at least" 814 hp and more than 590 pound-feet of torque from the same 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine. Technical details will be released later in the year, but McLaren says the Senna GTR features the same core structure as the "normal" vehicle, and will weigh roughly the same amount, too. Read More »

BlackBerry sues Facebook for infringing on messaging patents

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The claims come after Blackberry has increased efforts to make money from its more than 40,000 patents. It will be interesting to see how Facebook will face this lawsuit and fight back. BlackBerry, after abandoning the manufacture of its once-popular smartphones, has refocused its core business on cybersecurity software and services. Read More »

Xiaomi removes cash on delivery option for Redmi Note 5 Pro

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As far as pricing of the devices goes, the Redmi Note 5 is available in two variants - a 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage variant priced at Rs 9,999 and a 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage variant which costs Rs 11,999. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro utilizes on-screen buttons this time around, unlike its predecessors, which came with capacitive keys. An instant cashback of Rs 2,200 on buying these phones is available to Jio users, but recharge of Rs 198 and Rs 299 has to be done, the report said. Read More »

Brexit deal comments send pound higher, United Kingdom stocks lower

On the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic, it notes a "welcome recognition of the UK's responsibility for the problem and a reaffirmed commitment to the Good Friday Agreement ". However, it says that "in contrast to previous speeches, the tone was positive and measured". Access to each other's markets would be less than it is now. Read More »

Central Michigan Student Allegedly Used Gun Belonging To Father To Kill Parents

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More than 100 police officers canvassed both CMU's campus and the city for James Eric Davis Jr ., utilizing foot patrols, helicopters and tracking dogs for about 15 hours after Diva Davis and James Eric Davis Sr. ABC News has been reporting that the suspect, James Eric Davis Jr., was arrested by authorities, following a almost daylong manhunt for him. "The mother said she too was concerned this could be drugs", he said. Read More »

Google March security updates for Pixel and Nexus smartphone is out now

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During MWC 2018, Google announced it would expand its Lens object recognition software, originally exclusive to the Pixel 2 and 2 XL , to more Android devices via the Google Photos app and, eventually, the Assistant itself. Google has posted both the OTA's and the factory images for the selected Nexus or Pixel devices. More features will be added in the future and Google will continue to work on improving Lens recognition for animals and plants. Read More »

Post-Launch Plans Revealed for Far Cry 5

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Ubisoft has announced today all the detalis for the post-launch content that has planned for Far Cry 5 . In Far Cry 5's Arcade mode, not only will you be making competitive maps for up to 12 competitors, players will be able to create single-player and co-op missions. Read More »

Google unveils experimental 72-cubit quantum processor

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The term " quantum supremacy " may not be as scary as it sounds (fingers crossed). Julian Kelly, a research scientist from the Quantum AI Lab at Google, explained that the firm is exploring "near-term applications using systems that are forward compatible to a large-scale universal error-corrected quantum computer ". Read More »

Cortana May Soon Arrive In Outlook For iOS And Android

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The Verge is reporting that Microsoft is planning on integrating Cortana into Outlook mobile. When it comes to emails, Cortana has proven to be very useful. Users will be able to ask Cortana things like "what's my email", or ask the program to relay messages from certain contacts. These phrases could include "Read Messages from" and then give the name of the person you want emails read from. Read More »