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Nokia is selling its smart watch and digital health business

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The company had expanded into the healthcare market in April 2016, acquiring French start-up Withings for Euro 170 million and integrating it within its Nokia Technologies operations. It is confirmed that this branch of Nokia's business is not performing well. Nokia added Withings to its businesses back in 2016 to counter Apple's Health Kit but has transitioned to a business-to-business and licensing focused operation in the later years. Read More »

LG Bets on Notch, AI for Desparately Needed Phone Win

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The " Super Bright Display " also has 100% coverage of the DCI-P3 color space and can switch between six different color settings depending on the display content, including Auto, Eco, Cinema, Sports, Game, and Expert. LG is keeping the wide angle secondary lens, which was there in the V30, V30S ThinQ , and the G6 also. The LG G7 ThinQ is powered by a 3000mAh battery , which is much smaller than the 3300mAh batteries of the G6 and the V30. Read More »

Next-gen Xiaomi Mi A2 and Redmi phones arriving soon

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Talking into account all the factors, Xiaomi has increased the price of the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model of the Redmi Note 5 Pro by Rs 1000. A dual-card slot lets you top up the storage space, should you require more room for images, videos , and apps. Read More »

Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid unveiled

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According to Porsche, the Cayenne E-Hybrid can do the sprint to 100 kilometres per hour (kph) in just 4.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 252 kph. The hybrid control module has been reworked for 2018, with Porsche claiming it reacts faster than before and, crucially, feels cohesive with the eight-speed automatic transmission offered across the Cayenne range. Read More »

Galaxy A6, A6+ now official, Galaxy S9 in Galaxy J clothing

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The smartphones also have three-level selfie-flashlight for more customized photos. As reported by LetsGoDigital , the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been certified by China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (CMIIT), which is the equivalent of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in China. Read More »

Two top aides to Pruitt quit the EPA unexpectedly

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The resignations of Kelly and Perrotta come as Pruitt is the subject of 11 federal investigations related to, among other things, his office's illegal purchase of a secure phone booth, his condominium-rental agreement with the wife of an energy lobbyist, and accusations that he demoted or sidelined EPA employees who questioned his actions. Read More »

Facebook continues AR push with tracking, audio and location tools

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These include AR face filters, which can do such things as project shades onto your face. With this launch, businesses large and small can leverage the Camera Effects Platform to easily integrate AR into their Messenger experience, bringing the virtual and physical worlds one step closer together. Read More »

Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps

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To start, Instagram has worked with Spotify and GoPro to allow you to share directly from those apps into Instagram Stories (this will work in Facebook too). Facebook also announced today that it is opening up its camera effects platform - announced during last year's F8 conference - to Instagram in closed beta. Read More »

McCain acknowledges current term will be his last

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And over the weekend, Ben Domenech, a writer who recently married McCain's daughter Meghan, tweeted that "John hugged me tonight ". "Before I leave I'd like to see our politics begin to return to the purposes and practices that distinguish our history from the history of other nations", McCain wrote. Read More »

Roma Players In Wonderful Gesture To Injured Liverpool Fan Sean Cox

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Ahead of the second leg in Rome, the Giallorossi warmed up while wearing shirts bearing an important message, with each player sporting the message "Forza Sean" during the Monday afternoon training session at Trigoria. I don't want to talk about the game at all at Liverpool . We were devastated. We felt it, because it is a game of joy, everyone has to be safe. Roma didn't start kicking at 5-0, they stayed in the game with a great mentality, and that's exactly how we think. Read More »

"Dark Souls: Remastered" Network Test Scheduled for PS4, Xbox One

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The European start times have yet to be revealed, but check back and we'll let you know as soon as we know! Dark Souls Remastered's Network Test runs from 8 pm AEST - 11 pm AEST (6 am EDT - 9 am EDT) on May 11 and May 12 . The game will boast upscaled 4K resolution running at 60 frames per second on Xbox One X and PS4 Pro, which will apparently extend to the previously very choppy Blighttown, too. Read More »

Vodafone Launches New Prepaid Plans of Rs. 511 & 569

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In terms of data usage, Vodafone 569 prepaid plan offers 3GB data per day which is equal to total 252GB data. Under the latest offer, Vodafone is offering up to 3GB of data per day to prepaid users. The plan also includes 100 SMS free per day. The pack offers unlimited voice calls on local and STD network along with free national roaming. Coming to the Rs. Read More »

OnePlus 6 pricing leaked, expected to start at Rs. 36999 in India

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As per online leaks the 64GB variant of the OnePlus 6 will be priced $558 at (Approximately Rs 36,999) while the 128GB variant will come at $603 (Approximately Rs 39,999 ). The company has also confirmed that it will be launching a special edition of the handset called the OnePlus 6x Marvel Avengers Limited Edition, as part the brand's association with Marvel Studios in light of the recently released Avengers: Infinity War . Read More »

How expensive a The Walt Disney Company (DIS) stock is?

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The institutional investor held 35,834 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.85M, down from 49,993 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Therefore 38% are positive. After $1.89 actual earnings per share reported by The Walt Disney Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.11% negative EPS growth. Read More »

Intermediate Capital Group (LON:ICP) Receives Buy Rating from Canaccord Genuity

The SI to Senseonics Holdings Inc's float is 10.7%. The stock decreased 1.07% or GBX 22 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2033. This was disclosed in an analyst report on 30 April. As per Thursday, February 4, the company rating was maintained by HSBC. JP Morgan maintained the shares of WPP in report on Tuesday, November 21 with "Overweight" rating. Read More »

Fitbit, Google Explore Development Of Consumer And Enterprise Health Solutions

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How Will Fitbit Collect The Data? Google's cloud will give Fitbit a HIPAA-compliant data storage center that can connect with the electronic medical records (EMR) systems used by healthcare providers. Fitbit will use the API to ensure that its data is safely transferred to Google's cloud. Within Google's cloud, caregivers could access data from patients who might suffer from chronic conditions. Read More »

Apple iPhone X Sale Not Quite As Expected Amid Falling Mobile Market

Apple is rumored to be working on its largest iPhone ever and two other phones. Still, he warned that the days of 15-per-cent annual iPhone growth are over. KGISecurities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states that Apple will opt for a new display which is not compatible with 3DTouch. It is expected that Apple will show just 2 percent growth in smartphone sales compared to past year during the first quarter. Read More »

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits following alleged Facebook tiff

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Facebook picked up WhatsApp back in 2014 to the tune of $19 billion, and since then co-founder and former CEO Jan Koum has hung around his baby. Koum's post doesn't include an explanation of exactly why he's leaving other than "doing things I enjoy outside of technology". Read More »

Apple Ditching 3D Touch In 2018 Entry-Level iPhone X2

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Also, the stock of Apple has seen a downfall of 8% during March and April and was observed at $164.22 on Thursday. Per usual, Cult of Mac will be here to live blog all the action as it transpires on Tuesday, May 1, at 2 p.m. Disappointment in ChinaTim Cook meets with Apple Store employees in China. Mirabaud Securities analyst Neil Campling believes that Apple will discontinue iPhone X production this year, based on the oversupply of chips at Apple supplier TSMC. Read More »

UK, US launch joint research to study risks of giant Antarctic glacier

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It already drains an area roughly the size of Britain or the U.S. state of Florida, accounting for around four percent of global sea-level rise -an amount that has doubled since the mid-1990s. William Easterling, assistant director for the National Science Foundation's Geosciences Directorate, said: "The challenges of conducting fieldwork of this scope and scale in such remote locations are enormous". Read More »

Inc. MA Purchases 1574 Shares of Intel (NASDAQ:INTC)

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Intel (NASDAQ: INTC ) last released its earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. It has outperformed by 33.10% the S&P500. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky increased its stake in Cognex Corp (CGNX) by 100% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

'Pink Moon' 2018: April's Full Moon Rises This Sunday

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When the sun sets a few minutes before 8 p.m., the full moon will be low over the eastern horizon. In advance of the Pink Moon , Venus and Jupiter will also be visible to the naked eye on Sunday. The full moon is what is known as a phase of the moon. And this moon is also known as Egg Moon, due to spring being egg-laying season, and to some it is known as Fish Moon because shad have always swum upstream with this moon. Read More »

Huawei working on alternative to Android operating system

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The own OS could be useful if USA sanctions cannot offer smartphones with the Android operating system. According to SCMP's report, the plan was initiated by Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei. For example, a study was recently started into the possible activities of Huawei in Iran. This means that the manufacturer, who introduced a foldable smartphone previous year, could be left with no alternative platform or operating system to keep its products running. Read More »

Amazon's Alexa spies on users even if Echo is shut down

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Opt for the "variety pack" and Amazon will give you two of the smart speakers, for $129.98 . There are five different tiers to choose from. If video of Alexa returning some slightly age-inappropriate results to toddlers' queries has prevented you from welcoming the virtual assistant into your home, then a custom version designed from the ground up for little ones, along with the new Echo Dot Kids Edition , might just address your reservations. Read More »

Microsoft launches new tool that stops you being distracted by social media

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Focus Assist will mute all your notifications and let you focus on the important tasks you are working on. So, if you're thinking of hitting that upgrade button here's some of the new features arriving in Windows 10 from tomorrow. It is no longer necessary to use multiple consoles, Microsoft said. Timeline will allow users to go back and easily find their files that they were working on all the way back a few weeks. Read More »

How to watch the New Shepard rocket blast off

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Company Blue Origin plans to start Saturday at 18:45 Kyiv time, the launch vehicle New Shepard with a dummy on Board. The vehicle, in the eighth test flight in the vehicle's development program, lifted off from the company's West Texas launch site at 1:06 p.m. Read More »

Panthers draft more defensive players on final day of NFL Draft

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Haynes was a second-team All-SEC selection in 2017, adding to a second-team honor his sophomore year, a third-team honor his junior year, and selection as a first-team Freshman All-American in 2014. "We just thought that the way the board was stacked up that, that extra pick and the top pick in the fourth round, we feel good about what we can do with that". Read More »

Chicago Bears: The Ryan Pace Wheelhouse Is Imminent

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James Daniels becomes the first Harding player selected in the NFL Draft since former Ohio State running back Dan "Boom" Herron in 2012. Fitts had strong performances in the Senior Bowl and the NFL Combine, but his injury history likely played a big part to him remaining undrafted until the sixth round. Read More »

Scientists in shock as NASA junks first-ever robotic mission to Moon

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Advocates of lunar exploration say this source of water could provide propellant for exploration missions deeper into the Solar System. NASA is reportedly scraping its moon mining mission, Resource Prospector . The group noted that the Resource Prospector was recently moved from NASA's human exploration budget into its science budget but said this was misguided for two reasons. Read More »

Nordea Investment Management AB decreases its position in Western Digital Corp. (WDC)

Gam Holdings Ag invested in 161,732 shares or 0.39% of the stock. Its shares last traded at a price of $87.91 per share. It has outperformed by 22.69% the S&P500. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mgmt Il holds 0.09% or 5,388 shares. Barclays Plc, which manages about $122.49B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Newmont Mining Corp (Call) (NYSE:NEM) by 83,000 shares to 312,700 shares, valued at $11.73M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Read More »

Facebook: There may be more Cambridge Analytica-sized leaks

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Rep. Sean Duffy, (R-Wisc.), on potential regulations of Facebook after the social media network's data scandal . However, despite the scandal threatening to topple the world's largest social media site, even in the aftermath the scandal there was no indication that advertisers immediately changed their spending. Read More »

Alabama Memorial Confronts America's Legacy of Lynching

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Stevenson noted that many victims "have never been named in public". The memorial features a large structure-designed with the assistance of MASS Design Group-dedicated to victims of lynchings in the American South. In the report , Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror , EJI documented more than 4400 lynchings of black people in the United States between 1877 and 1950. Read More »

Facebook Giving Parents Control Of When Kids Can Use App

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The "Parent Approved Content" feature empowers parents to handpick every video and channel available to their child in the app while an improved "Search-off" control ensures more contained experience. In addition to sleep mode , parents can add and remove contacts, delete the child's account, or create a new account right from the control panel. This week, the Google-owned company is launching an option within YouTube Kids to show only collections of channels that have been curated by ... Read More »

Reliance announces financial results of Q4 (FY 2017-2018)

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The company had posted net profit of Rs 8,046 crore for the corresponding quarter in 2016-17. "We established several records on both operating and financial parameters. The company had reported PBDIT of Rs 352 crore during the corresponding period past year. The owner of world's largest refining complex earned $11 on turning every barrel of crude oil into fuel in January-March as against a gross refining margin (GRM) of $11.5 in the same period a year ago. Read More »

NASA and ESA Plan To Bring Martian Soil Samples to Earth

The specifics of a possible MRS mission are yet to be outlined, but previous designs revolve around the concept of NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission, that aims to search the Red Planet for signs of past microbial life and drill into the Martian surface to cache samples into containers. Read More »

Announcing the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

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Today, Microsoft announced the Windows 10 April 2018 Update which will begin to become available for download on April 30th and start to rollout to Windows 10 PCs worldwide on May 8th. It stops distractions, like social media notifications or emails, and then provides a summary of what came through to your PC when the assistant is turned off. Read More »

Beijing Auto Show pushes for more hybrids as it kicks off

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Yale Zhang, the Managing Director of Shanghai-based research firm Auto Foresight, explained the main trends: "The Beijing auto show this year definitely will feature two topics - one is new energy [alternative fuel] vehicles, another is car connection or telematics or even smart cars". Read More »

IPhone SE 2 with headphone jack leaked in a new hands-on video

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The 64GB variant of the iPhone 8 is available for Rs.67,940, while the 256GB storage variant has been priced at Rs.81,500. The design appears to look identical to the iPhone SE and even includes a 3.5 mm headphone jack save for that glass back, which is different from both the now available iPhone SE and the old iPhone 5. Read More »

What You Must Know? Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (COKE)

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Louisiana State Employees Retirement System accumulated 0.02% or 2,000 shares. Thor Inds Inc now has $5.68 billion valuation. Virtu Financial LLC now owns 44,938 shares of the company's stock worth $2,062,000 after purchasing an additional 35,994 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Sony: 76 million PS4's sold, as hardware sales begin to slow

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Last year, the pictures division took a $962 million (¥112.1 billion) impairment charge due to a reduced profitability outlook for the movies and home entertainment business. The operating income also saw a significant increase of 41.9 billion yen, from 135.6 to 177.5 billion yen. The $4.42 billion in net profits was more than five times that of the previous year. Read More »

Microsoft Posts Shadow of the Tomb Raider Trailer Ahead of Official Embargo

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the third and final chapter that closes the reboot trilogy of the saga that tells the origins of Lara Croft . As said, this is a cinematic trailer, meaning that it does not represent the actual gameplay. Alongside the Croft Edition and Digital Croft Edition, players can get their hands on the Ultimate Edition. Its components haven't been revealed yet, but they could be like Rise of the Tomb Raider's , adding some extra single player stories to the main one to ... Read More »