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Industry Gabelli Funds LLC Decreases Position in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)
Author: 0 Gabelli Funds LLC Decreases Position in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

UBS AG reiterated a "neutral" recommendation and fixed a $80.00 price objective (up from $73.00) on stocks of Wal-Mart Stores in a note on Sunday, May 21st. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 92 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, June 26 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with "Hold".

Industry Balakrishna slaps assistant on the sets over footwear
Author: 0 Balakrishna slaps assistant on the sets over footwear

Balakrishna's behavior was condemned. The actor reportedly was stepping in to attend a "puja" and had to be barefoot to do so. This is the first time, Balayya has chose to give scholarships to 101 class X Students, whose parents and kins are fan club members.

Industry Apple to launch watches that can make calls
Author: 0 Apple to launch watches that can make calls

AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile plan to sell the cellular Apple Watch (which may leave out Sprint) however. Apple Watch now requires the iPhone for sending and receiving messages, making phone calls, and syncing music for offline playback. How can a watch have a different form factor, unless, of course, Apple decides to adopt round watch faces? Price: At $369 for the 38mm Series 2 model, the Apple Watch is already one of the most expensive smartwatches on the market, although that hasn't ...

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Author: 0 "Despacito" Is Now the Most-Viewed YouTube Video Ever

The song was popularized in the U.S.by the remix featuring Justin Bieber , which you've maybe, probably, definitely heard before. Barring any setbacks, it will also soon become the first YouTube video with three billion total views, as it is likely to pass that milestone sometime over the weekend.

Industry Facebook's troubled Stories feature is coming to the desktop
Author: 0 Facebook's troubled Stories feature is coming to the desktop

According to a report published by Tech Crunch, the desktop version of Facebook's " Stories " feature is going to be quite different than the one that is already existing on the mobile version. Elsewhere, Stories is inspiring redesigns of other top apps, including most recently, Tinder , Match , and Skype . On the Facebook website, Stories allow users to check stories of their friends.

Industry Facebook makes transition from phrase-based to AI powered translations
Author: 0 Facebook makes transition from phrase-based to AI powered translations

In fact, its A.I. platform now powers some 4.5 billion translations per day. "With the new system, we saw an average relative increase of 11 percent in BLEU - a widely used metric for judging the accuracy of machine translation - across all languages compared with the phrase-based systems", the company said in a statement.

Industry Coolpad 'Note 5 Lite C' Launched In India
Author: 0 Coolpad 'Note 5 Lite C' Launched In India

Coolpad Note 5 Lite C is backed by a 2500mAh battery which according to the company will offer 240 hours of standby time. At a slightly higher price, the Coolpad Note 5 Lite offers 1 gig extra RAM and better camera sensors. The smartphone also features a fingerprint sensor at the back of the device. As for the software, the device runs on Cool UI which is based on the latest Android Nougat version.

Industry New Lenovo Smartphones To Run Stock Android, Not Vibe Pure UI
Author: 0 New Lenovo Smartphones To Run Stock Android, Not Vibe Pure UI

Cutting the Vibe Pure interface was the decision Lenovo had to take to stay relevant to its fans. Lenovo has struggled to hit the ground running with its Vibe Pure UI in the past because of the inhibitions of a custom skin. "This is a huge transition for our business perspective". Future Lenovo will also come with support for Google AI based Google Assistant built in. Lenovo is gearing up for the launch of the K8 Note on August 9.

Industry Sapporo Purchases Anchor Brewing Co. for $85 Million
Author: 0 Sapporo Purchases Anchor Brewing Co. for $85 Million

CEO of Anchor Brewing , Keith Greggor, says Sapporo is a flawless fit to meet the future goals of the brewery. Business Insider , picking up on the same thread, postulated that Sapporo was therefore able to pick up Anchor Steam "on the cheap", having bought the brand for 2.6 times its revenue whereas Constellation paid 8.7 times the revenue for the less well-known (internationally at least) Ballast Point in 2015 when the craft beer market was booming.

Industry We Have Some Bad News About the Google Pixel 2
Author: 0 We Have Some Bad News About the Google Pixel 2

We recently reported that Pixel 2 smartphone may be in the works, and it may actually feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 processor, competing with Zuk Z3 Max. Now, that's all well and good, and you can take a look at the photos below, but we couldn't help but notice a headphone jack cutout on the black case.

Industry Google will give
Author: 0 Google will give "good apps" a better ranking in its Play Store

Photographers looking for more convenient access to finer camera controls will definitely appreciate this addition. Developers who focus on app quality can see improvements in their rating, and their retention and monetization. The company said that people enjoy apps which meet their performance and quality expectations. On the other hand, consumers should be able to find quality apps easier.

Industry BMW 320d Edition Sport launched in India at Rs 38.60 lakh
Author: 0 BMW 320d Edition Sport launched in India at Rs 38.60 lakh

For an enhanced driving experience, the new four-wheeler of BMW offers different driving modes in different conditions. The powertrain in the Edition Sport isn't going to set your pulse racing, though, since it's the same 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel engine that does duty in other variants of the 320d.

Industry For Honor Reveals New Heroes And Big Season III Changes
Author: 0 For Honor Reveals New Heroes And Big Season III Changes

The Highlander is also equipped with the longest and heaviest sword in the game, providing them with extensive strength and range. The third season of For Honor , Ubisoft's huge-dudes-with-sharp-objects simulator, now has two things: An appropriately gritted-teeth title, " Grudge and Glory ", and a launch date of August 15 .

Industry Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan to be saluted at 2017 Kennedy Center Honors
Author: 0 Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan to be saluted at 2017 Kennedy Center Honors

Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan , soul singer Lionel Richie , television writer and producer Norman Lear , and dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade are the other 2017 honorees, organizers announced Thursday. It is not, of course, the first time; nor will it be the last", Lear said. "It is more important now than ever that we stand up for artists, for artistic expression, and for the valiant fight that artists fight to reveal the wonder and oneness of the human spirit".

Industry IPad sales up 15% as Apple's results beat expectations — Surprise
Author: 0 IPad sales up 15% as Apple's results beat expectations — Surprise

Chief financial officer Luca Maestri said Apple's App Store is the "preferred destination" for customers to make purchases. Apple Watch has gotten sportier, and it looks like the new tactic is working. It'll certainly take more than one good quarter to say whether the iPad has regained its momentum. Cook mentioned several company updates in the June Worldwide Developers Conference, including the announcement of "advances in iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS".

Industry Asia Minute: Dire Weather Predictions for South Asia
Author: 0 Asia Minute: Dire Weather Predictions for South Asia

The hot and humid temperatures in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP), home to over 900 million people, would exceed the upper limit of what normally people can tolerate, leading to higher mortalities due to heat waves, said a team of researchers led by Elfatih Eltahir , a professor of climate and hydrology at the MA of Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US.

Industry Stocks suffer from losses, banking takes more hits
Author: 0 Stocks suffer from losses, banking takes more hits

In the early morning session, the key equity indices opened on a higher note and surged to new intra-day highs. Market breadth was in the favour of losers, with about 2 stocks declining to every 1 stock that advanced. In investments, provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) bought scrips worth Rs 473.72 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) sold stocks worth Rs 232.95 crore.

Industry The WannaCry hackers have started cashing out
Author: 0 The WannaCry hackers have started cashing out

With ~50 BTC in their accounts when they cleared these three wallets, hackers would get around $143,000 if they decide to liquidate these coins, and then $25,000 from 50 bitcoin cash coins, as well. This was confirmed by Elliptic , a London-based start-up that helps law enforcement authorities track down criminals using the cryptocurrency. The authors of WannaCry have been slowly collecting money from victims for months, and thanks to the magic of Bitcoin, we can tell that they've ...

Industry Spyder's Boom Boom song out: Mahesh Babu gets a fitting introduction song
Author: 0 Spyder's Boom Boom song out: Mahesh Babu gets a fitting introduction song

Tollywood Superstar and Director AR Murugadoss's Spyder is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. Now, fans of Mahesh Babu and AR Murugadoss are eagerly waiting to listen to the movie's songs. The film crew reportedly will head to Europe to film the remaining song soon. The movie is creating a lot of buzz from the time it went on the floor.

Industry New Sonic Mania trailer highlights special stages and more
Author: 0 New Sonic Mania trailer highlights special stages and more

Sonic Mania actually includes two distinct callbacks to the Special Stages of old - but unfortunately, they're polar opposites when it comes to fun factor. Nudging Sonic (or Tails, or Knuckles) left and right causes the entire perspective to make a hard 90 degree turn, and the constantly shifting viewpoint is downright nauseating.

Author: 0 GTA V just had its most successful three months ever

In addition, due to the continued success of Grand Theft Auto Online and other factors, the Company has determined that it is necessary to extend the life of Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online for purposes of calculating deferrals.

Industry Moto G5S and G5S Plus Mid-Range Smartphones Officially launched
Author: 0 Moto G5S and G5S Plus Mid-Range Smartphones Officially launched

The first Moto Hub stores officially open today at Great India Place, NOIDA, Logix Mall, NOIDA, Shipra Mall, Indirapuram, Xperia Mall, Dombivali, Mumbai , Korum Mall, Thane, Mumbai and Viviana Mall, Thane, Mumbai. New Delhi , Aug 3 Handset maker Motorola will set up more than 50 exclusive retail stores across metros and tier I cities this fiscal as it looks to ramp up sales in the country.

Author: 0 Researchers set new record for tape storage

As IBM explains, tape storage is still "most secure, energy efficient and cost-effective solution" for storing large chunks of data, and useful for backing up data, even with cloud computing. IBM has revealed a major step forward in its storage capabilities with a new world record. Numerous technologies developed and used in the areal density demonstrations are later incorporated into future tape products.

Industry Take-Two Interactive Pushes Away Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Questions
Author: 0 Take-Two Interactive Pushes Away Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Questions

However, they went on to claim that whether or not they value PC "really depends on the title", and that they handle their PC releases on a "title-by-title basis". He said Take Two are looking forward to the release of Red Dead Redemption 2 , and they do not think it will have an impact on Grand Theft Auto Online .

Author: 0 Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) Receives Outperform Rating from Credit Suisse Group

Nokia Corporation (NOK ) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.09 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.05. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the business will report sales of $25.52 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $25.13 billion to $25.94 billion.

Industry Los Angeles makes deal to host 2028 Olympics, reports claim
Author: 0 Los Angeles makes deal to host 2028 Olympics, reports claim

The IOC will ratify the L.A. -Paris agreement September 13 in Lima, Peru. The Southern California city had argued that it could host a low-priced Olympics given that it already has all the necessary infrastructure in place, while Paris would need to build several expensive new facilities.

Industry Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 8 Will Unlock With Facial Recognition
Author: 0 Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 8 Will Unlock With Facial Recognition

While this is nothing short of impressive, this, too, shall be taken with a grain of salt for now as all the rumored specs and features of the iPhone 8 can only be confirmed once the device is launched, allegedly, next month. The iPhone 8 SmartCam feature will be able to fine-tune the cameras' setting based on the scene it detects . The new code , which was discovered by Guilherme Rambo , which supports the earlier claims of developers in regards to Apple's plan in using Face ID for ...

Industry Samsung Officially Revealed Dual Display Flip Smartphone in China
Author: 0 Samsung Officially Revealed Dual Display Flip Smartphone in China

Samsung seems to have tapped into the past and into the nostalgia of long-time smartphone users, who must have used a flip phone at some point or the other. The sensors include acceleration, fingerprint reader , gyroscope, barometric pressure sensor, geomagnetic, Hall sensor, heart rate sensor, close sensor and light sensor.

Industry Xiaomi Global Smartphone Shipments Grew 58 Percent Year-on-Year: Strategy Analytics
Author: 0 Xiaomi Global Smartphone Shipments Grew 58 Percent Year-on-Year: Strategy Analytics

The Korean tech giant's market share in the North American market surpassed 30 percent for the first time in 12 quarters since the second quarter of 2014. Therefore, its share shot up 58% from the previous year. Huawei's gap with Apple was only 0.7 percentage points. "The smaller, more localized vendors will struggle, especially as the leading volume drivers build out their portfolio into new markets and price segments", said Ryan Reith , program vice president with IDC's Worldwide ...

Industry Apple share price reaches record high on quarterly results
Author: 0 Apple share price reaches record high on quarterly results

Apple also appeared to scotch rumors that the iPhone 8 - the phone that will mark the 10th anniversary of the original model - has been delayed. The iPhone continues to be Apple's main moneymaker. iPad sales have been on a long decline. In Apple's earnings report , CEO Tim Cook said the iPad was also performing well in China.

Industry LG V30 to feature a 6-inch QHD+ OLED FullVision display
Author: 0 LG V30 to feature a 6-inch QHD+ OLED FullVision display

Perhaps the biggest change is the abandonment of the second screen, which was a small OLED strip on the front of the handset that displayed notifications on previous V-series phones. And because the screen in the upcoming smartphone will be based on plastic OLED technology - also known as P-OLED - the edges can be curved to allow for a more ergonomic design and a better feel in the hand.

Industry Facebook to Demote Slow-Loading Stories on News Feed
Author: 0 Facebook to Demote Slow-Loading Stories on News Feed

According to Facebook's announcement, the company will take into account the estimated load time of a webpage when someone clicks a link in the News Feed on the Facebook mobile app. Facebook says it already evaluates people's devices and network connections, and shows fewer videos and more status updates if someone's connection is slow.

Industry Sony Q1 Profit Soars
Author: 0 Sony Q1 Profit Soars

The semiconductor business was the biggest contributor to the earnings, turning from a year-earlier loss of 43.5 billion yen to a profit of 55.4 billion yen. However, the Gaming and Networking division weren't all that gloomy with the company reporting that it has shipped 63.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles to date.

Industry Windows 10 will get eye-tracking support to aid people with disabilities
Author: 0 Windows 10 will get eye-tracking support to aid people with disabilities

One of the teams who took part in the hackathon - Ability Eye Gaze - focused particularly on this challenge and ultimately created a wheelchair Gleason could control using the movement of his eyes. Currently, the beta version of Eye Control works with Tobii 4C , but soon, the feature will get support for existing Tobii eye-trackers like Dynavox PCEye Mini, PCEye Plus, EyeMobile Plus and the I-series.

Industry Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Touches a New 52-Week High
Author: 0 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Touches a New 52-Week High

Apple Inc now has $821.60 billion valuation. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, August 24. The rating was maintained by UBS on Wednesday, May 31 with "Buy". Therefore 79% are positive. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals had 6 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Friday, January 8.

Industry Apple CEO Tim Cook says he is bullish about India
Author: 0 Apple CEO Tim Cook says he is bullish about India

Elsewhere, iPhone sales remained largely flat during the third quarter, with shipments up two per cent year on year to 41 million. Apple is likely to introduce iPhone 8 in early September. The facts and figures have topped all the analyst's expectations. Lastly, he talked about SAP and how it released SuccessFactors Mobile to support 47 million iPhone and iPad users worldwide in different industries.

Industry YouTube's machines are better at fighting terrorism than humans
Author: 0 YouTube's machines are better at fighting terrorism than humans

As YouTube grows and more people use the service, the higher the chances are for content being posted that has no place on the platform. The initial set of four steps, announced by Google in June, included using new technology "to help identify extremist and terrorism-related videos"; adding more human experts to flag videos; removing money-making opportunities from videos that come close to, but don't explicitly violate, YouTube policies; and expanding counter-radicalization efforts by ...

Industry Rockstar Sued Over A Character In Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Author: 0 Rockstar Sued Over A Character In Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

The group of modders is now hard at works on the mod described above; however, " GTA " fans were able to catch a brief glimpse of the upcoming content in the form of a new trailer . There's no set official release date for the mod yet; the modders say that it'll launch "when we think it's ready", Sollaholla said. Now, a devoted team of modding masters are about to take the familiar hijinks we've come to expect from the game and throw them out of the window, as they'll soon be introducing ...