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Google offers free 6 months of Netflix with select Chromebooks

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Many consider this a step in the right direction as it focuses on what numerous customers are likely going to do with their Chromebooks. A Google Play gift card here , a few hundred gigabytes of Drive storage there, it's all been done. Google is offering a Netflix subscription for six months in just $99 for the people who own a Google Pixelbook , Samsung Chromebook Plus , and a Samsung Chromebook Pro . Read More »

Google cracks down on apps that gather personal data without consent

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Any apps that fail to display a custom privacy policy will find that their Play Store listing is slapped with a warning. The app also needs to prominently explain how user data will be used. "For example, during analytics and crash reportings, the list of installed packages unrelated to the app may not be transmitted from the device without prominent disclosure and affirmative consent". Read More »

Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids

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To do so, one of John's parents must set up a Facebook Messenger Kids account using their account. Anticipating concerns about privacy, Facebook says that the app will collect minimal data from its users, aside from identifying which contacts the user interacts with most frequently, or in order to "to find ways we can improve Messenger Kids". Read More »

Google Celebrates 50 Years of Kids Coding Languages With an Interactive Doodle

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Today's Google Doodle celebrates 50 years of kids coding as part of Computer Science and Education Week. Scratch , the programming language, too was developed at MIT. However, that has changed significantly during the modern era where technology has advanced so much. Scratch is one of a variety of kid-friendly programming languages and tools that will teach kids how to code. Read More »

OnePlus 5T Becomes the Fastest Charging Smartphone Yet

Apple's latest offering iPhone X and iPhone 8 are its first smartphones that officially support fast charging with USB-C. A special report by Tom's Guide crowned the OnePlus 5T as the victor of a fast-charging showdown between current flagship smartphones. Read More »

Micromax Canvas Infinity Pro with 5.7-inch screen & dual front cameras

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Micromax Canvas Infinity Pro is a slightly better version of the original Canvas Infinity . "With Canvas Infinity Pro, we ushered in a smartphone revolution and with the successor of the iconic smartphone, we aim to continue our pursuits to breach barriers and reach newer heights in our bezel-less revolution". Read More »

DayZ to Leave Early Access Next Year; Coming to Consoles in 2018

Harton said that 2018 is "shaping up to be one of the most important years for DayZ ". The blog post specifically says that Bohemia is "committed to bringing DayZ to Xbox , where we have a large community of gamers patiently (very patiently!) waiting for a truly hardcore online survival game". Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5, 5 Plus specs leaked

The launch is scheduled for December 7 and the company is expected to bring the new devices to India soon after the launch. While the full-screen design is going to be a strong USP for the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus , their pricing will also make quite an appeal. Read More »

Leak Suggests New Samsung Galaxy S9 Color Option

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One thing to have in mind is that these colors are the ones announced at launch and there'll most likely be more before the year runs out. Samsung is expected to debut the Galaxy S9 next year, probably just prior to the start of Barcelona's annual Mobile World Congress tech tradeshow. Read More »

PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) EVP Sells $713117.25 in Stock

After $-0.67 actual earnings per share reported by PTC Therapeutics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -32.84 % EPS growth. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2017 Q2. It also develops Translarna, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis type I caused by nonsense mutation, nonsense mutation aniridia, and nonsense mutation Dravet syndrome/CDKL5; and RG7916 that is in Phase I clinical trials to treat spinal muscular atrophy. Read More »

The Stillwater Capital Advisors LLC Raises Position in Amazon.com, Inc

Amazon Com Inc Com now has $560.10 billion valuation. About 4.11M shares traded or 16.90% up from the average. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Vetr raised shares of Amazon.com from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $1,155.74 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday. Read More »

Houston, Fresno State to meet in Hawaii Bowl

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Houston Cougars will face Fresno State Bulldogs in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve. The win also landed the Broncos at No. 25 in both the AP Top 25 and the Coaches Poll. Boise State is headed to the Las Vegas Bowl against OR, and Wyoming will play in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl against Central Michigan. Tickets are listed at $35, $65, $75 and $110 - plus 9 percent Nevada tax. Read More »

25th Anniversary Of First Ever Text Message

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And a quarter of a century later, Papworth has recreated a more modern version of the same message using emojis. There weren't too many historical events on December 3, 1992, but the date is an important one for mobile fans: 25 years ago today, the very first text message was sent. Read More »

We can't take 'unknown' Eagles for granted, says Croatia coach

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Argentina is one of the best teams in the world and Lionel Messi is one of the best players in the world, and playing against the best players in the world will be a great challenge and a great test. "We have time to prepare everything, including the choice of camp", Dalic told Croatia's Football Federation offcial website hns-cff.hr. You don't seem to reckon with Iceland at all? Argentina, who play Nigeria in their last match after Group C has finished, might have the luxury of choosing ... Read More »

International Business Machines (IBM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Tigress Financial

Shares of International Business Machines Corp. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ) traded up $0.79 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $154.76. Greylin Investment Mangement Inc, a Virginia-based fund reported 189,628 shares. Matrix Asset Advsrs New York reported 18,035 shares. Peak6 Invs Limited Partnership owns 85,905 shares. Read More »

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition announced at Comic Con India

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The new smartphone might remain exclusive to India. As we can make out from the posters, the front of the special edition OnePlus 5T retains the same black finish, as do the volume and power buttons. The smartphone will be powered by the Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, along with Adreno 540 GPU. It looks like the partnership is specific to India between OnePlus India and Disney India and hence the Star Wars Special edition OnePlus 5T might only be sold here. Read More »

Updating macOS can bring back the nasty "root" security bug

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The vulnerability was disclosed by a user on Tuesday on Twitter. Upon entry, the user can view all the files stored on the hard drive, as well as change passwords associated with the computer. While Ergin's disclosure has received widespread attention, the bug was actually reported earlier this month in a Apple Developer Forum thread about macOS High Sierra. Read More »

Lane Kiffin warns FAU fans chanting 'We Want Bama'

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Wood finished with six catches for 208 yards and a touchdown. Early on, the Mean Green looked confused after allowing a touchdown to the Owls on a wide receiver reverse pass to former "Last Chance U" star John Franklin. This is North Texas' first division title since moving to Conference USA in 2013. The Owls (10-3) have won nine straight and await their bowl-game opponent. Read More »

Analysts See $0.96 EPS for Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

Metropolitan Life Co holds 0.25% or 259,097 shares. Trinity Industries Inc now has $5.38B valuation. Moreover, Cetera Advisors Llc has 0.02% invested in the company for 10,520 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI's holdings in Adobe Systems were worth $11,268,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of ADBE in report on Wednesday, June 21 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Apple reportedly planning to release even cheaper 9.7-inch iPad in 2018

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The report claims that Apple is looking to expand this iPad into the industrial and service sectors. Rs. 21,000). This model has similar specs as the iPad Air 2 and comes with a heavier and thicker enclosure. The report further points out that, " Apple is also looking to expand the low-priced iPad into the industrial and service sectors". The same report tips that Apple is likely to outsource the production of the upcoming 9.7-inch iPad to Compal Electronics and the PCB orders will be ... Read More »

FSU expected to offer HC job to Oregon's Willie Taggart

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But Taggart has reason to wait. Taggart went 7-5 in his first season with OR, but that hardly warrants such a lucrative contract. The new deal for Taggart is a one-year extension of the contract he signed last year with a buyout of $4.5 million. Read More »

Crazy half-court shot at the buzzer propels Boise State

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Entering Friday's game against Boise State , Oregon's home win streak of 46 consecutive games was the longest current streak in college basketball. Zach Haney added 17 points and seven rebounds, and Justinian Jessup scored 15. ECU and Boise State have agreed to a two-year home-and-home football series in 2026 and 2028 according to a joint announcement by both institutions Thursday. Read More »

Qualcomm trumps Intel in iPhone X modem speed tests

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Apple declined to comment on the new cases, referring to its earlier claims in its Wednesday filing that the company has developed its own technology and patents to power its iPhones. In a related suit, Qualcomm sued the contract manufacturers that make Apple's phones, but Apple joined in to defend them. Qualcomm filed a countersuit in April, claiming among other things that the iPhone vendor "breached" and "mischaracterized" agreements with the chipmaker and interfered in deals with ... Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) has a market cap of $46.54 Billion

Laffer Invests invested in 52,495 shares or 0% of the stock. Its down 16.03% from 14.68M shares previously. MDSO's profit will be $9.94M for 99.76 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. Activision Blizzard also saw some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. (NASDAQ: ATVI ). Virginia-based Signature Finance Management has invested 0.07% in Activision Blizzard, Inc . Read More »

December supermoon visible this weekend

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The first supermoon in December has a range of names, including the full cold moon . The moon appears a little brighter and closer than normal. 'Comparing a supermoon with a typical full moon from memory is very hard'. Perigee syzygy has occurred three previous times in 2017. While the moon is undoubtedly both bigger and brighter than usual, our eyes tend to trick us into seeing the moon as larger than it truly is. Read More »

Apple marks World AIDS Day with in-store and in-app donations

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The funds generated by Apple is sent to the Global Fund, an organisation, known for fighting epidemics like AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. Congress and the administration must fulfill their commitments to the Global Fund, to expand the current PEPFAR strategy, and to continue prevention efforts in the most at-risk populations. Read More »

Stocks Entering Buoyant Region: The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW)

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. The Tower Bridge Advisors holds 3,705 shares with $409.74M value, up from 3,463 last quarter. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $48.79. It also upped Nordson Corp (NASDAQ:NDSN) stake by 848,006 shares and now owns 1.78 million shares. Read More »

South Africans can now download Twitter Lite

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Twitter hopes that with the new Lite version, the company can get more people to the platform internationally. Twitter Lite streamlines the Twitter platform to use less data and storage space on mobile devices. "Based on these positive results", Twitter product manager Jesar Shah said, "we have made a decision to bring it to more people around the world". If you are someone who doesn't have access to reliable Internet, then this Twitter Lite app is worth giving a try. Read More »

Huawei Nova 2S unveiling set for next week

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Huawei has started sending out press invites for a product launch event next week. On the rear of the device is another pair of cameras which are accompanied by a handy flashlight. It is also expected to come with other features like NFC, inbuilt Hi-Fi chip and facial recognition. Along with this the users can further expand the storage by adding a microSD card. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5 (Plus) Availability & Pricing Info Leaks

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In any case, both of these phones will be available in two variants, it seems, the Redmi 5 will arrive in 2GB and 3GB RAM variants, while the Redmi 5 Plus will be available in 3GB and 4GB RAM models. It comes with an all-plastic body and a 5-inch HD IPS display with a 720p resolution. Xiaomi has put 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor in combination with Adreno 308 GPU up to 3GB RAM and up to 32GB of internal memory. Read More »

Taylor Swift Announces 'reputation' Streaming Release Date!

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Following its 11/10 street date, it has topped the Billboard 200 chart for the past two weeks and as of 11/23 had sold 1.45 million units in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music . " Reputation " has appeared for fans on Apple Music and Spotify in Australia and other countries, where the date is already December 1. Sales have since cooled off in some markets - it's holding at No. Read More »

HTC U11 Life gets an official Android 8 Oreo update

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What's coming in Android 8.0 Oreo? HTC U11 Life customers are next with the Oreo OS update. The Europe variant runs Android One but we're assuming Oreo will also roll out for the phone. More precisely, as of this writing, the update is available only for the unlocked model which was released in the United States running Android 7.1 Nougat with HTC Sense on top, though the variant sold by T-Mobile should receive the same treatment soon. Read More »

'Life is Strange: Before the Storm' (ALL) Bonus Episode Details - Trailer

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Due to an extensive voice actor strike that ended just a couple of months ago , Ashly Burch, who played Chloe in the original Life is odd, could not return to play the part in Before the Storm . Farewell is an exclusive episode for those who have purchased Before the Storm Deluxe Edition . Players take on the role of a rebellious teen named Chloe Price who forms an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber, a handsome and popular girl destined for success. Read More »

Toyota FT-AC Concept Debuts

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Without providing dimensions, Toyota notes the green-and-gray FT-AC has a long wheelbase and wide track, partially to give it a commanding look. "FT-AC is ideal for those outdoor enthusiasts who want to dial up the adventure on their weekend getaways", Jack Hollis, Toyota Div. Read More »