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Notable Stock in Focus: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Notable Stock in Focus: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)
- November 15, 2017

The firm has a market capitalization of $151.09 billion, a PE ratio of 14.40 and a beta of 1.38. The stock declined 0.15% or $0.05 reaching $33.9 on the news. Among 9 analysts covering Investors Bancorp Inc ( NASDAQ:ISBC ), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Investors Bancorp Inc had 17 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
15000 researchers issue doomsday warning: Time is running out 15000 researchers issue doomsday warning: Time is running out
- November 15, 2017

They claim the overwhelming majority of the outlined threats are still in place and "alarmingly, most of them are getting far worse". The letter chronicled environmental impressions and compared them to biblical plagues like stratospheric ozone exhaustion, air and water contamination, the disintegration of fisheries and diminution of soil productivity, deforestation, species loss and awful global climate change engendered by the burning of fossil fuels. (more...)
Toyota, Mazda Narrow Down Locations for Shared Plant Toyota, Mazda Narrow Down Locations for Shared Plant
- November 15, 2017

The Japanese automakers announced the plans for the new plant in August, saying the move will create 4,000 jobs. Though Detroit is known as the Motor City, that designation doesn't appear to be enough to entice Toyota and Mazda to build its new jointly owned plant in MI. (more...)
Apple once again leads the wearable market, followed by Xiaomi and Fitbit
- November 15, 2017

According to market tracker Canalys , Apple shipped 3.9 million watches in the third quarter, but only 800,000 with an LTE wireless modem included. We began shipping Apple Watch series 3 just six weeks ago and customers love the new freedom of cellular. The analyst says the cellular LTE Apple Watch Series 3 has proved popular, with demand outstripping supplier and carriers surprised by the demand for the cellular Watch ... (more...)
FDA approves first digital pill
- November 14, 2017

The sensor that is used along with the medication was first cleared for use by the FDA in 2012; however, the approval of the pill and the sensor together represents a milestone for the FDA. The digitally-enhanced medication was developed by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. and the sensor was created by Proteus Digital Health . The FDA accepted the Otsuka-Proteus new drug application for review in September 2015. (more...)
Google's Android distribution numbers for November confirm a minimal increase for Oreo
- November 14, 2017

While Oreo is advancing at a snail's pace, it should begin picking up speed as more people get their hands on the newest flagship devices such as the Pixel 2 , Pixel 2 Xl , and Mate 10 Pro, among others that launched running Android 8 Oreo . (more...)
Humans have been drinking wine for at least 8000 years Humans have been drinking wine for at least 8000 years
- November 14, 2017

It was earlier thought that wine was first manufactured during 5400-5000 BC in the Zagros Mountains of Iran. Whilst what little remaining liquid has certainly evaporated from the earthenware jars, researchers were still able to identify residual wine compounds that originated from two sites south of the Georgian capital of Tbilisi from around 5,980 BC. (more...)
NASA launching JPSS-1 weather satellite NASA launching JPSS-1 weather satellite
- November 14, 2017

The sophisticated satellite instrumentation will provide a six-time increased global observation with a 1214-foot (370-meter) resolution including oversample technology and reduced degradation as well as a Day-Night Band which is capable of seeing city lights at night. (more...)
Oppo 4G Smartphone Users To Avail Free 100GB Data From Reliance Jio Oppo 4G Smartphone Users To Avail Free 100GB Data From Reliance Jio
- November 14, 2017

You can get this offer only on 10 recharges. With this offer, users will be set for the whole year and they don't have to worry about recharging in between. The offer is valid only for Oppo F5, F3, F3 Plus , F1 Plus, F1s, A33F, A37F, A37Fw, A57, and A71 users. Airtel's new plan could also be helpful if users are looking to recharge their connection at one go instead of recharging every month or in 3 months. (more...)
Ryan school murder: Accused teen allegedly researched use of poison, smudging fingerprints Ryan school murder: Accused teen allegedly researched use of poison, smudging fingerprints
- November 14, 2017

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday refuted the allegations levelled by the father of the accused student in the Pradyuman murder case that his son was being tortured in the custody. He further accused the CBI of coming up with false evidences in order to implicate the juvenile and to justify their action of arresting him. Yet, the student who is now the prime accused was deemed a key witness by them. (more...)
Defecting North Korean soldier critical after escape in hail of bullets Defecting North Korean soldier critical after escape in hail of bullets
- November 14, 2017

A statement released by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 12 said that Xi had reconfirmed China's position on deploying THAAD in South Korea during his meeting with Moon the previous day. The United States has been sending its strategic assets, also including long-range bombers, to the region more frequently for patrols or drills amid accelerating North Korean efforts to expand its nuclear weapons program. (more...)
Use Google Assistant to broadcast messages to all your Google Home devices Use Google Assistant to broadcast messages to all your Google Home devices
- November 14, 2017

A lot of these were simply said to be "coming soon", but the new Broadcast feature that was announced is officially rolling out now . With modern technologies, first world problems like shouting across the house that dinner is ready are becoming a thing of the past. (more...)
Government launches BharatNet phase 2 project Government launches BharatNet phase 2 project
- November 14, 2017

BharatNet Phase I is set to complete by the end of 2017. Under the Phase-II, the government will establish fiber optic cables connecting mandals to gram panchayats covering 6,657 gram panchayats across Telangana State. The total project cost is around Rs 42,000 crore of which around Rs 11,000 crore have been invested in the first phase. BSNL will roll out optical fibre in eight states-Assam, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir and Sikkim. (more...)
Sierra Nevada Corporation after glide test flight of Dream Chaser space plane Sierra Nevada Corporation after glide test flight of Dream Chaser space plane
- November 13, 2017

The flight was a final funded milestone in the Space Act Agreement that Sierra Nevada Corporation has with NASA as part of the agency's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability effort. Future orbital vehicles will launch on Atlas V rockets from United Launch Alliance, and Lockheed Martin has partnered with Sierra Nevada to develop the composite structural shell of the orbital-class vehicles. (more...)
Lyft announces plan to launch in Toronto in December
- November 13, 2017

In an email sent to CP24, Lyft spokesperson Daniel Moulton said the expansion will be bringing a "new affordable transportation option" to Toronto consumers. Lyft announced last month a $1 billion investment led by the venture arm of Google parent Alphabet, to help ramp up its challenge to market leader Uber. (more...)
Softbank buys 14% of Uber for $10 billion Softbank buys 14% of Uber for $10 billion
- November 13, 2017

Uber now is valued at $68.5 billion, but stock offers will be based on a lower valuation, so it's unknown just how much the total multibillion-dollar deal will be worth, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because details were not released. (more...)
Xbox One X smash PlayStation Pro sales numbers in UK Xbox One X smash PlayStation Pro sales numbers in UK
- November 13, 2017

They also found that the game relied on dynamic resolution scaling, and that for the most part the Xbox One X was capable of hitting the higher-end of the resolution. GamesIndustry.biz has contacted major United Kingdom retailers to find out more about Xbox One X's launch sales in the England: as reported, the Microsoft console has sold about 80000 units in the first week of presence on the market from 7 to 12 November. (more...)
Now the Pixel 2 XL has an unresponsive screen issue
- November 13, 2017

He tried to do swiping gestures on the display's edges, which prompted an action. Google has started shipping the initial batch of Pixel Buds which is the company's maiden attempt at making wireless headphones. Google's Community Manager Orrin Hancock responded to the unresponsive edge issue and stated that the product team had been investigating the problem and a future OTA update would address the flaw. (more...)
Dinosaur shark: Portugal scientists make terrifying discovery in Ocean Dinosaur shark: Portugal scientists make terrifying discovery in Ocean
- November 13, 2017

According to a press release by the Alliance of Mediterranean News Agencies , scientists from the country's Institute For The Sea and Atmosphere have dubbed the shark a " living fossil ", as remains of the shark date back around 80 million years. (more...)
Android 8.1 Developer Preview shows which apps drain your battery Android 8.1 Developer Preview shows which apps drain your battery
- November 13, 2017

Action required: If you aren't already doing so, you must explain to users how your app is using the 'android . permission .BIND_ACCESSIBILITY_SERVICE' to help users with disabilities use Android devices and apps. You do not want apps that clog your storage. Google states that developers can alternatively remove the request for accessibility services within the app, or can choose to unpublish their app. (more...)

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