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Yahoo scanned user email for signs of terrorist messages, report says
- October 08, 2016

We don't yet know what the snoopers were looking for in the Yahoo Mail dragnet nor do we know if any other email services were also working with the feds. Google , Microsoft, Apple answered such requests with a big "NO". Yahoo and its chief executive, Marissa Mayer, have been fingered for secretly searching all incoming e-mails to its users for specific information and providing it to the United States government. (more...)
Vetr Inc. Downgrades Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) to Sell Vetr Inc. Downgrades Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) to Sell
- October 08, 2016

However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. On Thursday, Shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE: FCX ) lost -3.47% to $10.30. Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE: FCX)'s price target was revised on 09/13/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $15.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $7.00 over the next one year. (more...)
Facebook launches Events app, latest grab for users' time
- October 08, 2016

With Events , it's easy to imagine Facebook selling its users tickets to concerts and other events nearby, though the app doesn't now do that. The app is available today in the USA on iOS only and will roll out on Android "soon". It's now available for iOS, which means if you're an Apple user, you no longer have any excuse not to be on top of your schedule. There's also a Search tab if you want to browse through events yourself. (more...)
Statue of Liberty Museum planned for Liberty Island Statue of Liberty Museum planned for Liberty Island
- October 08, 2016

The museum, to be announced at a ceremony on Thursday, has been created to absorb the crush of people arriving on ferries that dock every 20 to 30 minutes. Entry to the museum will be included in the ferry ticket ($18 for adults) to Liberty and Ellis Islands. "We are still trying to understand who we are in this country and what immigration means to us", Mayor Bill de Blasio said at the groundbreaking ceremony. (more...)
Spotify, Apple Music Add A SoundCloud Favorite: Unofficial Mixes Spotify, Apple Music Add A SoundCloud Favorite: Unofficial Mixes
- October 08, 2016

The process is pretty effective, which is why Apple Music and Spotify have teamed up with Dubset for the distribution of music through their respective streaming services. Basically, since the original content has been altered, a record label can not claim any royalty and, therefore, this practice is often considered a type of piracy. (more...)
Google wants to make your Home smarter
- October 08, 2016

Moments after the event on the same day, Google's new phone was put up for pre-order. While we cant tell how quickly Verizon plans to put out major updates for the upcoming Pixel phones, if you want to avoid Verizon holding updates hostage, you can totally pre-order the unlocked version from the Google Store , as it works with all major carriers in the United States, including Verizon. (more...)
Microsoft Just Gave A Big Hint On Xbox Project Scorpio Price Microsoft Just Gave A Big Hint On Xbox Project Scorpio Price
- October 08, 2016

But how much do you think the Xbox Scorpio is going to cost? And that people shouldn't be "worried that this thing is going to be unlike any console price you've ever seen, [they] didn't design it that way". In the United Kingdom the most expensive launch price for a mainstream console was £425 for the 60GB PS3 back in March 2007. Spencer essentially is saying not to worry about the price since Microsoft wants to keep the prices of the Xbox S and Project Scorpio so there isn't a disconnect in ... (more...)
Learn a new language with Duolingo's chatbots Learn a new language with Duolingo's chatbots
- October 08, 2016

However, actually holding a conversation with a native speaker can still be a challenge. That's right: Duolingo has made its first foray into the burgeoning world of artificial intelligence with the arrival of chatbots in its iOS app , ready to converse with you on your journey of language mastery without the risk of being judged or embarrassed for your silly mistakes or answers. (more...)
The Girl On The Train: Gripping tale as a life hits buffers
- October 08, 2016

An alcoholic and depressive after a failed marriage, Rachel rides the train to NY every day to a non-existent job, passing by her old neighborhood where she sees a couple that she starts to idealize as having the life she lost. None of this should detract from the excellent Emily Blunt , who throws herself into a somewhat unattractive role with what looks like an astute actress's relish. (more...)
New Trailer For Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Released New Trailer For Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Released
- October 08, 2016

The film is the sixth and last installment of the zombie apocalypse series coming out nearly five years after the release of its prequel, " Resident Evil: Retribution " in 2012. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter opens in theaters on January 27th, 2017 . The former employee turned rogue Alice must fight to save mankind's remaining survivors against the hordes of undead and mutant monsters after the T-virus spread out through the world infecting hordes of people. (more...)
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) is Downgraded by Jefferies to Hold Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) is Downgraded by Jefferies to Hold
- October 08, 2016

The average stock price target is $19.88 with five equity analysts rating the company a strong buy, seven equity analysts rating the company a buy, twenty equity analysts rating the company a hold, one equity analyst rating the company a underperform, and lastly zero equity analysts rating the company a sell. (more...)
How To Live Stream Premiere Of HBO's Next Big Fantasy Series
- October 08, 2016

Statements made by Wood and Newton in defense of the Westworld brutality are similar to the sentiments expressed by showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy Nolan , reports the Hollywood Reporter . Robert Ford's vision to life. "And that combination has always worked for us". They all make for a fascinating and incredibly strong cast, drawing you into the mystery and thrill. (more...)
Halts Keeping Up With the Kardashians following Kim's robbery Halts Keeping Up With the Kardashians following Kim's robbery
- October 08, 2016

KUWTK was not filming at the time of the crime and has not filmed the family's reactions to the traumatic incident. Kim Kardashian and North West leave their NY aparment to head to a private jet to return home to California. While her family members have slowly begun returning to social media, as of Thursday afternoon all of Kim's digital platforms have remained inactive since the incident. (more...)
Is Rinspeed's Oasis Concept The Ideal Electric Hatchback For The City? Is Rinspeed's Oasis Concept The Ideal Electric Hatchback For The City?
- October 08, 2016

The Rinspeed Oasis is a two-seater city vehicle. The interior showcases a revolutionary interpretation of the riding experience for a fully autonomous auto. A coffee table and a garden area may become standard practice in the autonomous cars of the future, where there is no need for human control. That implies that the Oasis is autonomous as well, although Rinspeed won't reveal more details about that until the car's CES debut. (more...)
What's Inside The PlayStation VR Core Bundle Box: Sony Gives A Glimpse What's Inside The PlayStation VR Core Bundle Box: Sony Gives A Glimpse
- October 08, 2016

The version most buyers will likely need is $499, and comes with the PlayStation VR headset and Processor Unit, the PlayStation 4's camera peripheral (which PSVR requires to function - the headset isn't usable without it), and two PlayStation Move wand controllers. (more...)
Reliance Jio announces 12 month complimentary service for iPhone users Reliance Jio announces 12 month complimentary service for iPhone users
- October 08, 2016

Whether it is to defeat the Tsunami of Jio's unlimited offers or to encourage Reliance consumers with more flexible tariffs, Reliance Communication in an upgraded move launches its new "Welcome Offer" on Wednesday. Both these devices are available in India at a starting price of Rs 60,000 across multiple platforms such as Flipkart, Amazon and Infibeam. Most of these companies are bundling in offers to woo customers in the world's second largest telephony market. (more...)
Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Lowers stake in Philip Morris International (PM) Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Lowers stake in Philip Morris International (PM)
- October 08, 2016

Analysts' mean recommendation for Philip Morris International , Inc.'s (PM) stands at 2.30. In addition to Zacks Investment Research reporting its target price, a total of 15 firms have reported on the stock. Jefferies initiated the shares of PM in a report on Wednesday, September 21 with "Hold" rating. Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Philip Morris International . (more...)
'Birth of a Nation' confronts America's racial past and present
- October 08, 2016

As reported by Variety , the accuser took her own life in 2012 , and in a recent 60 Minutes interview , Parker declined to apologize for the alleged incident, citing the fact that he was cleared of the charges as a reason he does not have to feel responsible. (more...)
Comcast Deploys 1-Terabyte Data Plan Comcast Deploys 1-Terabyte Data Plan
- October 08, 2016

The page also says "99 percent of our customers do not use a terabyte of data". Still, the change won't be a welcome one to fans of online gaming, 4K streaming, or numerous data-intensive activities we reserve for home internet connections. (more...)
Apple vs Samsung case reignited: $119.6 million owed (again) Apple vs Samsung case reignited: $119.6 million owed (again)
- October 08, 2016

The judges determined that a past panel of the same court was wrong in overturning the verdict, Reuters reports . In this case, Apple claimed that Samsung infringed patents for the slide-to-unlock feature, autocorrect and a way to detect phone numbers so they can be tapped to make phone calls. (more...)

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