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Wal-Mart pushes service for holiday; Target stresses value Wal-Mart pushes service for holiday; Target stresses value
- October 27, 2016

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 1,743,334 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $119,401,000 after buying an additional 1,062,855 shares during the last quarter. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 10,507,127 shares of the company's stock, valued at $767,230,413.54. Wal-Mart Stores makes up approx 0.57% of Legal General Group Plc's portfolio.Ronna Sue Cohen boosted its stake in WMT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 3 ... (more...)
Clinton says Trump stance on vote results threatens United States democracy Clinton says Trump stance on vote results threatens United States democracy
- October 27, 2016

Clinton's new ad features Khizr Khan, whom Trump assailed after Khan spoke at the Democratic National Convention. Clinton is a lifelong Cubs fan and said it would be "a dream come true" to have both Cleveland and Chicago in the World Series and, she quickly added, "for us to win OH". (more...)
Samsung Pay adds three new countries, online payments to portfolio Samsung Pay adds three new countries, online payments to portfolio
- October 27, 2016

Hundreds of thousands of merchants in 33 countries now accept Masterpass for online payments . Samsung Pay allows users to authenticate financial transactions via fingerprint biometrics and - when the next Samsung handset featuring iris recognition launches - iris biometrics too. (more...)
Apple beats fourth-quarter revenue estimates, but sees iPhone sales fall
- October 27, 2016

Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street had expected in the latest quarter, and the company forecast higher-than-expected revenue for the critical holiday-shopping season. Still, Apple remains the most profitable USA company, with net income of $45.7 billion for the fiscal year it just ended. It also may be benefiting from rival Samsung Electronics Co.'s decision to cancel its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a series of battery fires and overheating incidents. (more...)
Microsoft Aims At Apple With High-End Pcs, 3D Software Microsoft Aims At Apple With High-End Pcs, 3D Software
- October 27, 2016

Instead of taking a regular photo of a sand castle in two dimensions, for instance, a beach-goer can scan all sides of the castle with a phone. "I like where Microsoft is going with Creators Update as it reflects PC differentiation and includes elements of what I believe consumers are interested in, albeit hard to execute upon", Moorhead said. (more...)
Apple Accidentally Leaks Images of New MacBook Pro With 'Magic Toolbar'
- October 27, 2016

In one such image, the screen reveals the panel with information about Apple Pay. With the upcoming event nearing, people are growing more and more curious about what new features will the much-improved MacBook bring to the table. The MacBook Pro 2016 will probably be released in three versions including a 15-inch model, a 13-inch standard version, and another updated 13-inch model. (more...)
Bitstream audio support coming to blu-ray on Xbox One Bitstream audio support coming to blu-ray on Xbox One
- October 27, 2016

While Microsoft's Windows event put a lot of focus of 3D image capturing and designing, the company also made some announcements for the Xbox. First launched in preview back in October, Arena is an e-sports platform that lets players compete in organized tournaments through Xbox Live . (more...)
Whirlpool profit misses estimates; cuts 2016 outlook Whirlpool profit misses estimates; cuts 2016 outlook
- October 27, 2016

The company had a trading volume of 892,556 shares. Whirlpool Corp. reported a price of 170.46 today, indicating a change of 1.96%. The company's management has announced Nov 16, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Nov 18, 2016. (more...)
New Windows 10 Update Could Provide Selling Opportunities in New Verticals
- October 27, 2016

The technology company also announced a new desktop computer, the Surface Studio , that it will primarily market to designers for its touch-screen capabilities, priced in the USA at US$2999 and above. Creatives can utilize the Surface Pen , as well as a new puck-shaped peripheral called the Surface Dial . Along with the Surface Studio , Microsoft released the Surface Dial . (more...)
Ranbir is tensed on ADHM row: Ayan Mukherjee Ranbir is tensed on ADHM row: Ayan Mukherjee
- October 27, 2016

Chairman of Pakistani exhibitors and Distributors Association, Zoraiz Lashari, said, "Our basic demand was a lift on the ban on Pakistani actors working in India and the Indian authorities have lifted that ban". Director Ayan Mukherjee has said that his close friend Actor Ranbir Kapoor is anxious about the controversy surrounding the release of his upcoming romantic drama " Ae Dil Hai Mushkil ". (more...)
US on alert after Friday cyber attacks on Twitter, Spotify
- October 27, 2016

Researchers say Mirai exploited security vulnerabilities in thousands of internet-connected devices such as web cameras, then used those devices to attack a major internet firm , resulting in widespread outages . In the wake of the hack on Friday, Chinese electronics company XiongMai has started a product recall, after it discovered its surveillance cameras had been hijacked to pull off the attack . (more...)
USG Corp. (USG) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS
- October 27, 2016

During last 5 trades the stock sticks nearly 4.50%. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in USG Corp.by 4.8% in the first quarter. With so many investors seeking consensus numbers, the recorded gap between actual and consensus numbers is perhaps one of the factors driving share-prices in the short term. (more...)
Trump Gets Booed While Slamming Clinton at a Charity Gala Trump Gets Booed While Slamming Clinton at a Charity Gala
- October 27, 2016

For example, here she is tonight, in public, pretending not to hate Catholics". But then things went south. Trump called Clinton corrupt several times, and not in a joking kind of way. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner is underway, and Clinton and Trump are expected to each give their speeches around 8:50 pm Eastern. A leaked February 2012 email from her current campaign manager John Podesta appeared to show him wanting to promote a "Catholic Spring"-type revolution within the Church in ... (more...)
Caveats galore in Tata row: Mistry, company sue each other
- October 27, 2016

He explained that he had assumed the role of the interim chairman for stability and continuity so that there is no vacuum. Following which, there were reports that Mistry might meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his dismissal in New Delhi . (more...)
Security check: Amnesty ranks the safest messaging apps Security check: Amnesty ranks the safest messaging apps
- October 27, 2016

According to the report Message Privacy Rankings , released this week, eleven popular messaging services were pitted against each other and Facebook rose to the top as the victor, the most protected. Amnesty targets Snapchat because they failed to inform their users about the encryption. The technology insulates messages from the "millions of machines" that could, theoretically, disrupt them en route to their destinations, he said. (more...)
Microsoft Introduces Windows 10 Update With Creative Focus
- October 27, 2016

Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements are changes in demand for the company's products from its customers and their end-users, new and changing technologies, customer acceptance and timing of deployment of those technologies, and the company's ability to compete effectively with other software and technology companies. (more...)
Microsoft unveils new Surface computers, update to Windows 10
- October 27, 2016

Despite all of this power, the Surface Studio is an astonishing 12.5 mm thick, with a 28 inch PixelSense Display touch screen that boasts a 3:2 aspect ratio with a 192 ppi. Windows will try to make multiple apps for video calls, email and texts seamless by letting users simply choose the person to send to rather than the app to send with. (more...)
Chinese firm recalls camera products linked to massive DDOS attack Chinese firm recalls camera products linked to massive DDOS attack
- October 27, 2016

DNS translates easy-to-remember names like bostonglobe.com into numerical address that let our computers connect to the website . Dyn engineers are still investigating how the massive DDoS attack that rendered many internet websites unreachable happened. (more...)
With Google Fiber growth slowing down, Alabama expansion still good to go With Google Fiber growth slowing down, Alabama expansion still good to go
- October 27, 2016

Google had planned to bring Fiber to eight more cities, including Los Angeles, Dallas and Oklahoma City, but those plans are now on hold. In the last two years, Google has said it would expand its fibre service to more than 20 cities. The extraordinary cost of putting in new fiber lines has been higher than Google expected. "It shouldn't be a surprise to anyone that building digital infrastructure is an incredibly costly undertaking, and it also shouldn't be a surprise that it's not a ... (more...)
Pressure mounts on Pep Guardiola as Man City stutter again Pressure mounts on Pep Guardiola as Man City stutter again
- October 27, 2016

However Guardiola was more optimistic about Vincent Kompany's availability for Wednesday's derby game after the Belgian global made his first league start since April against Southampton. The mood in the stadium at the final whistle was one of frustration and some boos were heard before Guardiola then kept his team in the dressing room for close to an hour before emerging for interviews. (more...)

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