• First Merchants Corp Buys 3672 Shares of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD)

    First Merchants Corp Buys 3672 Shares of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD)

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    Bridges Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Home Depot Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $226.51B market cap company. Aqr Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation owns 42,045 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Qvt Fin Lp holds 0.44% in The Home Depot, Inc. About 134,504 shares traded.
  • China's Xiaomi back to top five vendor as global smartphone market shrinks

    China's Xiaomi back to top five vendor as global smartphone market shrinks

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    The smartphone market is a very dynamic and vicious one. Under normal circumstances this would be a minor setback for Apple , but at the same time its iPhone revenues were up 13%. Global smartphone shipments fell 9 percent to 400 million in the fourth quarter of 2017, the biggest annual decline in history, according to data from Strategy Analytics Inc.
  • Apple reportedly ramps down iPhone X component orders

    Apple reportedly ramps down iPhone X component orders

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    This would mark the first since the iPhone 5 that a one-year-old iPhone isn't kept in Apple's lineup for at least one more year of sales. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $3.36 earnings per share. They are iPhone 7 devices with model numbers A1660 and A1780 in China, A1660 in the U.S. On January 11th Patently Apple posted a report titled " Two Reports Surface about Apple Store Repair Shop Fires Related to Batteries ".
  • ''Hey Mercedes'' - Daimler takes on Silicon Valley with hi-tech A-Class

    ''Hey Mercedes'' - Daimler takes on Silicon Valley with hi-tech A-Class

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    IN the 20 years since it was first revealed, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class has evolved from the somewhat frumpy first-gen model which infamously overturned during the Elk Test, into a hatch with striking design, a segment leading interior, and the kind of tech which would make a Silicon Valley native weak at the knees.
  • Apple iOS 12 Delays New Features to Focus on Reliability

    Apple iOS 12 Delays New Features to Focus on Reliability

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    The company said the slowdown helped to extend the performance of the phone , which uses less power when running at slower speeds. Bloomberg on Tuesday reported that the Justice Department and SEC are investigating whether Apple violated securities laws for not initially disclosing details about a software update that throttled iPhones.
  • A Mario movie from the makers of Minions is in the works

    A Mario movie from the makers of Minions is in the works

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    The announcement of a new Mario movie might have reminded numerous 1993's live-action Super Mario Bros . Miyamoto is the mastermind that created Mario and Meledandri is the owner of Illumination , along with Universal Studios. The response was so bad, in fact, that Nintendo seemingly vowed to avoid adapting its games into movies at all costs, not once attempting to do so in nearly 15 years.
  • Cuba: Castro's eldest son dies aged 68

    Cuba: Castro's eldest son dies aged 68

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    Castro Diaz Balart studied nuclear physics and was well known as part of Fidel's official family for many years. He had been serving as the scientific adviser to the State Council and vice president of the Cuban Academy of Sciences, according to the sources and the academy.
  • Microsoft launches cheaper, weaker Surface Laptop model

    Microsoft launches cheaper, weaker Surface Laptop model

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    If you can live with that amount of memory, the new cheap model is very compelling. This is a slight step down from the original pricing on the base Surface Book 2 , which kept the same processor and RAM, but with 256GB of storage for $1,499.
  • Justin Timberlake opens up on halftime plans, Prince and bromances

    Justin Timberlake opens up on halftime plans, Prince and bromances

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    Back in 2004, a "wardrobe malfunction" forever changed the rules around the Super Bowl halftime show , and Jackson took most of the blame. One thing most folks are betting on is that Pink will most assuredly sing live. I'd say he's on my list (of man crushes). In fact, his goal is to get broadcaster Al Michaels to dance. It would have been a classic simply for the songs he played, a sampling of his own hits ("Let's Go Crazy", "Baby I'm a Star") and covers.
  • 1.26 is Amazon Com Inc's (NASDAQ:AMZN) Institutional Investor Sentiment

    1.26 is Amazon Com Inc's (NASDAQ:AMZN) Institutional Investor Sentiment

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    Amazon.com, Inc. ( AMZN ) rose 1.42% with the finishing price of $1437.82 in Tuesday Trading Session. Amazon's fourth-quarter gains include a tax benefit of $789 million the company received due to the U.S. Hall Laurie J Trustee stated it has 0.41% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. The Mathes Company Inc holds 6,871 shares with $6.61M value, down from 12,088 last quarter.
  • Overwatch's Year of the Dog Lunar New Year event begins next week

    Overwatch's Year of the Dog Lunar New Year event begins next week

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    Overwatch's Lunar New Year event returns again this year to celebrate the Year of the Dog . The trailer for the mode is below, along with the following message: "Wishing you prosperity in the Year of the Dog! ". Blizzard could introduce a similar game this time around, although the focus of the mode will nearly certainly be on a dog, not a rooster . Last year's lunar event starred Mei and ran from January 24 through February 13.
  • Nintendo 'Mario Kart' headed to smartphones with 'Mario Kart Tour'

    Nintendo 'Mario Kart' headed to smartphones with 'Mario Kart Tour'

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    Throughout the years, Nintendo has traditionally kept its focus on video games that require use of its home consoles. The tweet, with its lack of concrete information, has generated quite a stir among Nintendo fans, whose reactions in the comments range from that of unabated excitement to pure skepticism and disinterest.
  • Google shares seen lower as earnings highlight higher Google expenses

    Google shares seen lower as earnings highlight higher Google expenses

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    The California tech giant said revenues in the last three months of 2017 rose 24 per cent from a year ago to $32.3 billion and cited "great growth" for the company. Amazon also said it saw first quarter revenues in the range of $US47.75 billion to $US50.75 billion, which was higher than market forecasts. Cost per click (CPC) is Google's key metric and this decreased 16pc year on year, meaning ads were clicked on more often, leading to a drop in price for advertisers.
  • HBO Wins Bidding War For JJ Abrams New Sci-Fi Series 'Demimonde'

    HBO Wins Bidding War For JJ Abrams New Sci-Fi Series 'Demimonde'

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    No casting has been announced yet. This will be Bad Robot's third series on HBO, joining Westworld and the upcoming Lovecraft Country . The drama focuses on the daughter of a scientist who is in a coma. This is the first series exclusively created by Abrams since the 2001 ABC drama Alias . In addition to Demimonde , Abrams will write and direct Star Wars: Episode IX .
  • Nokia Q4 boosted by license fee, 2018 outlook bleak

    Nokia Q4 boosted by license fee, 2018 outlook bleak

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    Nokia turnover for 2017 declined three percent from 2016 to 23.2 billion euros (29 billion USA dollars). Nokia has also agreed a Memorandum of Understanding with Spanish rival Telefónica which will see the two companies test the latest 5G technologies at Telefónica's research and development lab in Munich.
  • Rockstar delays Red Dead Redemption 2 to October 2018

    Rockstar delays Red Dead Redemption 2 to October 2018

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    Red Dead Redemption 2 was announced in October 2016 and was due to launch in the autumn of the following year. It could be that nobody wanted to admit that, and here we are months before release panicking that it'll be a letdown. The post also thanked fans for their patience and continued support adding that when they do get to play the game, they will all agree that it was worth it.
  • Emerging market YouTube app extends to 115 more countries

    Emerging market YouTube app extends to 115 more countries

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    Meanwhile, the overflow menu allows you to directly remove the video from your watch history, as well as Add to Watch later, Add to playlist, and share. Google has since launched the app in 14 more countries, including Indonesia , Thailand and Nigeria, but today's expansion takes it to most developing markets across the globe.
  • PS4 and Xbox One Fixes and Improvements

    PS4 and Xbox One Fixes and Improvements

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    The game sold more than 1 million copies in Japan during launch weekend and shipped another four million to retail locations around the globe. Players would sometimes be unable to dodge-cancel while playing an Encore. Monster Hunter: World's woes on the Xbox One have indeed been addressed, "including "Matchmake", "Filter Search", "Squad Sessions Session" and "Respond to SOS".
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD) Rating Increased to Buy at Citigroup

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    It has underperformed by 18.72% the S&P500. Sound Shore Management Inc decreased its stake in Vodafone Group Plc Adr (VOD) by 1.82% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, June 23 report. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Buy".
  • Adobe Systems (ADBE) Given New $221.00 Price Target at Barclays

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    The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $21.65. About 222,315 shares traded. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. In related news, EVP Ann Lewnes sold 1,953 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. ADBE's profit will be $521.07 million for 46.91 P/E if the $1.06 EPS becomes a reality.
  • Logan Paul Says He's

    Logan Paul Says He's "A Good Guy Who Made A Bad Decision"

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    We want to hear all your thoughts on Logan Paul's GMA interview down there in the comments. YouTube made a decision to remove Logan from Google Preferred , a service that "aggregates YouTube's top content...into easy-to-buy packages for brand advertisers", in the wake of his controversial upload.
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 Stock Wallpaper Leaked

    Samsung Galaxy S9 Stock Wallpaper Leaked

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    The company recently submitted their fiscal reports and it is doing well in the smartphone industry. What Samsung is describing now is new technology. While smartphones are getting larger in screen size, they are to a point that they can't get much bigger before hitting actually tablet sizes. The device will not only rival Apple iPhone X but will also go way beyond the conventional smartphones making Samsung a leading player in the smartphone market.
  • Recent Analysts Ratings Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)

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    The company's market cap is $39.23 Billion, and the average volume is 3.94 Million. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $161.45. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Monday, October 24 to "Neutral". Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and twenty-four have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock.
  • Rockstar supports the rainforest: Humble Bundle launched

    Rockstar supports the rainforest: Humble Bundle launched

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    All titles, incidentally, are redeemable on Steam . For a basic dollar donation, you can unlock Windows PC versions of Grand Theft Auto 3, Grand Theft Auto Vice City , Max Payne andManhunt. dollar getting you a pair of GTA games that I personally hate but everyone else loves, as well as a couple of friends that will hopefully get some play time.
  • Steve Kerr: Warriors' blowout loss to Jazz was 'disgusting basketball'

    Steve Kerr: Warriors' blowout loss to Jazz was 'disgusting basketball'

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    Just over half of the Warriors' games have finished over the total. Joe Ingles posted 20 points and hit 6-of-8 from beyond the arc. I bet even Warriors fans could enjoy this one, knowing their team is 17.5 games up in the standings. "When you play against the champs, you always get that extra energy", Jazz guard Ricky Rubio said after the game ( ESPN ). The loss was easily the worst the Warriors have had this season.
  • Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Upgraded by Vetr to

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Upgraded by Vetr to "Buy"

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    Ansys Inc. had 34 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ: AMD ) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, December 20 by Mizuho. Fiera Capital holds 0% or 11,817 shares. Columbus Circle holds 567,436 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Dynamic Management Limited holds 36,666 shares.
  • Rocket League is getting a resolution bump on Nintendo Switch this spring

    Rocket League is getting a resolution bump on Nintendo Switch this spring

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    What would a new mode be without its own logo? There's a significant bit of news here for Switch players too. With that in mind, the Switch's visual boosts will be included in the spring feature update. Once the Spring Update is out, Psyonix will offer more news on its summer roadmap plans. That said, we are definitely committed to delivering Xbox One X support this year and it's going to happen.
  • Google removed 7 lakh malicious apps from Play Store in 2017

    Google removed 7 lakh malicious apps from Play Store in 2017

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    Furthermore, Google detected apps with objectionable content and rejected, before they get installed by users on their phones , all thanks to the Robocop-like machine learning models and techniques in the AI algorithm, which monitors behaviour such as impersonation, inappropriate content , or malware - in the Android ecosystem.
  • Zuma to deliver SONA as scheduled - parliament

    Zuma to deliver SONA as scheduled - parliament

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    The ANC has been discussing whether to tell Zuma, whose presidency has been tainted by corruption allegations, to resign. "There is a debate on what is the best option, better than the possibility of impeachment and a vote of no confidence, or we should do something different", Mantashe added.
  • Nokia 8, Nokia 5 prices reportedly dropped by up to Rs 8000

    Nokia 8, Nokia 5 prices reportedly dropped by up to Rs 8000

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    HMD Global , the official licensee for Nokia brand of smartphones, launched the Nokia 5 in India last August and then later in September launched the Nokia 8. The handset offers 64GB of onboard storage which is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. Speaking about the Nokia 8, the phone's powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC which is laced with 4 GB RAM.
  • Celebrating Black History Month in Aggieland

    Celebrating Black History Month in Aggieland

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    The Third Annual Black Youth Guidance Forum, one of many Black History Month events, will take place Saturday, Feb . 10, from 9 a.m.to 2:30 p.m.at the USU's Northridge Center. Events are free and open to the public. On Feb. 7 , Douglas Ealey, a professor in the department of sociology and human services, will speak about the relationship between law enforcement and African-American men in a presentation titled "Black Ice: An Historical Analysis of Black Male Perceptions in American ...
  • Square's Cash App Helps Make Bitcoin More Accessible

    Square's Cash App Helps Make Bitcoin More Accessible

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    This is a small step. Also, users do not technically hold the Bitcoin they purchase through the app themselves, as Square plans to keep safe all bitcoins on behalf of its customers. More than 1 million people have joined the wait list since the announcement . Cash App bitcoin trading isn't available in four USA states - New York, George, Hawaii, and Wyoming - though Square said it is working on rolling it out in those locations.