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IT WhatsApp launches standalone Android app for businesses
Author: 0 WhatsApp launches standalone Android app for businesses

Options for future revenue are narrow because WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have ruled out advertising on WhatsApp, a factor that adds to the service's popularity. While businesses will need to use this new app to communicate with customers, for the general WhatsApp user, there's no change. Another important point is that users will continue to have full control over the messages they receive, with the ability to block any number, including businesses, as well as ...

IT Nintendo Dominated December With Big Switch and 3DS Sales According to NPD
Author: 0 Nintendo Dominated December With Big Switch and 3DS Sales According to NPD

Nintendo also stated that since its launch 10 months ago, the Nintendo Switch has sold more than 4.8M units, making it the fastest-selling home console in US history. Combined, all the versions of the Nintendo 3DS sold more than 750,000, a 27% increase over last year's December. Not bad for a console no one can find.

IT TECNO Mobile launches its camera-centric smartphone
Author: 0 TECNO Mobile launches its camera-centric smartphone "Camon i" in India

The top and bottom bezels are apparently thick, but the side bezels are relatively thin. The devices comes with the aspect ratio of 18:9. The Camon i will only be available in the offline market. On the front too, it has 13MP camera and 5P lens with the LED flash. Color options include Champagne Gold, Midnight Black, and City Blue. The smartphone supports WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, 4G VoLTE as well as ViLTE.

IT Volkswagen sells record 10.74m vehicles in 2017 By
Author: 0 Volkswagen sells record 10.74m vehicles in 2017 By

The Wolfsburg-based firm, which includes Volkswagen, Porsche, Audi, Skoda and Seat amongst its 12 separate brands, witnessed monthly sales growth of 8.5 percent in December, which ultimately ensured its lead over Japanese rival Toyota. Ghosn said the VW tally was lower if its Scania and MAN heavy trucks were excluded. It said it would hit 10.50 million vehicles in 2018. However, German monthly sales in December were up by five percent, potentially signaling a recovery of the company's ...

IT Apple (AAPL) Given a $174.00 Price Target at Barclays
Author: 0 Apple (AAPL) Given a $174.00 Price Target at Barclays

About 319,640 shares traded or 12.61% up from the average. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. It has outperformed by 45.87% the S&P500. Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 selling transactions for $93.68 million activity. $5.52M worth of Apple Inc . (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by LEVINSON ARTHUR D on Monday, August 7.

IT Instagram Testing Text-Focused Feature, Transparent GIFs For Stories
Author: 0 Instagram Testing Text-Focused Feature, Transparent GIFs For Stories

In October it added a polls feature (so you can gather votes on which delicious-looking salad you should have for lunch, for example), and in December it began letting users archive Stories so they don't vanish forever when they expire. Also, it remains unclear if Instagram plans to roll this out to all of its users in the near future. Furthermore, it will be possible to mention Instagram users in your text stories, and they may repost it for 24 hours .

IT Facebook wants everyone to join the Watch Party
Author: 0 Facebook wants everyone to join the Watch Party

Facebook said that it built the Watch Party feature because it found that live videos on social media have a lot of social interaction with users, much more so than prerecorded videos shared on the site. On desktop, the comments to the video will appear in the right side of the video where the comments usually fall for pictures. That's why it's testing a new feature that adds the elements responsible for making Live a more engaging, interactive experience to non-Live videos on the platform.

IT Ram 1500 Design No Longer A Mystery
Author: 0 Ram 1500 Design No Longer A Mystery

Exterior design revisions, including a new front air dam and active grille shutters, contribute to improved aero efficiency, with a 0.357 coefficient of drag, allowing FCA to characterize the new Ram as the most aerodynamic of full-size pickup trucks.

IT Minecraft Boss Now VP Of Microsoft Studios
Author: 0 Minecraft Boss Now VP Of Microsoft Studios

Matt Booty has replaced Phil Spencer as corporate vice president of Microsoft Studios. He will reportedly directly to Spencer, effectively making him No. "With that, I made the decision that I wanted to anoint a leader of our Microsoft Studios organization, which if you've tracked it, I've had the leaders of our individual franchises reporting to me for the last three and a half years".

IT Police Presence Growing At Hoërskool Overvaal
Author: 0 Police Presence Growing At Hoërskool Overvaal

Some of the parents of the 55 pupils who were not accepted into the school remained adamant that protest action should continue. A number of parents were quietly standing outside the school to monitor the situation. Kumbirai Toma, the lawyer for the Gauteng department of education, said the Hoërskool Overvaal's school governing body (SGB) made it clear during a meeting that "the school was an Afrikaans school and that this will never change".

Author: 0 Tracking Shares of Aflac Incorporated (AFL) — Market Focus

It has outperformed by 26.42% the S&P500. Old Mutual Global Investors Uk Ltd increased Marketaxess Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:MKTX) stake by 4,800 shares to 41,279 valued at $7.62 million in 2017Q3. 66,705 were accumulated by Trustmark Financial Bank Department. Brown Advisory Secs Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 3,925 shares or 0.07% of the stock.

IT Apple issues $2500 bonuses to employees after a new tax law
Author: 0 Apple issues $2500 bonuses to employees after a new tax law

The stock grants will be issued worldwide to Apple employees over the next few months . All Apple workers below director-level, including part-time employees, will be eligible to receive stock units, the report said. The company said it will add $350 billion in support of the USA economy over the next five years, with contributions from a new campus, payments to suppliers, job creation, capital expenditures, and taxes on overseas cash.

IT YouTube Makes It Harder For Creators To Monetise
Author: 0 YouTube Makes It Harder For Creators To Monetise

YouTube is confident that the changes will enable the platform to identify creators that offer positive content to the community and reward them, while keeping the ad cash away from "bad actors". Below are two YouTubers pushing back on the changes. As of this week, any new content creators that applied for the ad program will have to meet the three hellish criteria to be able to generate revenue.

IT Oppo A83 With 5.7-inch Display Launched In India
Author: 0 Oppo A83 With 5.7-inch Display Launched In India

Also, the new Oppo smartphone has a full-screen display with thin bezels and comes preloaded with the company's AI Beauty Recognition technology that uses artificial intelligence (AI) efforts to enhance selfies and group shots. On the camera front, the A83 sports a 13 Megapixel of rear camera with LED Flash light and other functions. We are not certain when the device would receive the Android Oreo update.

IT Apple HomePod Release Date Expected Soon As Initial Units Start Shipping
Author: 0 Apple HomePod Release Date Expected Soon As Initial Units Start Shipping

However, Apple is expected to receive as many as 12 million by the end of this year. Competing smart assistants from Amazon and Google made quite a splash at this year's massive CES electronics trade show in Las Vegas. As Apple prepares Siri for life inside its HomePod smart speaker , it first added the news briefing feature to the beta version of iOS 11.2.5 - limiting it to the States at that point, too, where The Washington Post , Fox News , NPR or CNN provide the updates .

Author: 0 Hot Stocks Among Investors: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX), YY Inc. (YY)

Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 276,225 shares of the company's stock, valued at $22,783,038. The company has market cap of 2.12 billion GBP. Chodakewitz Jeffrey also sold $521,198 worth of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX ) on Monday, October 2. In other Vertex Pharmaceuticals news, CEO Jeffrey M.

IT Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition adds content to Xbox One, PS4
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition adds content to Xbox One, PS4

Royal Edition players will also be able to finally control the Royal Vessel and use it to navigate some of the game's bodies of water. A new first-person camera mode, allowing players to experience the game from Noctis' perspective. Features that have previously been added to the game via free updates and the items included in the season pass are also in the " Royal Edition ". Final Fantasy XV : Royal Edition will include the base Final Fantasy XV game as well as all season pass DLC ...

IT Apple, Google shuttle buses targeted on Highway 280
Author: 0 Apple, Google shuttle buses targeted on Highway 280

On Tuesday, the company emailed employees, announcing plans to re-route shuttles between San Francisco and their campus in Cupertino because several buses have had their windows shattered driving on Interstate 280. No one was hurt in any of the incidents, but the CHP is taking this very seriously and are out patrolling for whoever is responsible because this is a very reckless thing to do.

IT Google Makes Mobile Page Speed A Ranking Factor In Search
Author: 0 Google Makes Mobile Page Speed A Ranking Factor In Search

The "Speed Update" is only using the page speed signal to measure and look for the "slowest" experiences. In February 2016, it began to highlight AMP sites (pages using its Accelerated Mobile Page technology to speed up mobile rendering) in search results, and then in April 2016 gave AMP pages a more prominent position in Google News .

IT Messages App Plagued by Another Crashing Link Bug
Author: 0 Messages App Plagued by Another Crashing Link Bug

One of the first widely publicized examples came in the form of the "effective power" bug in early 2015. If Messages app continues to crash, you might have to restore your iOS device, which is a pain. If you desperately want to see it in action, the link can be found in the embedded tweet below (but be prepared to face the consequences). Bugs like this are a nuisance rather than a genuine worry, and Apple does tend to roll out updates for such issues pretty quickly, so there's a good ...

IT Kristen Wiig to Star in Apple Comedy Series Produced by Reese Witherspoon
Author: 0 Kristen Wiig to Star in Apple Comedy Series Produced by Reese Witherspoon

Apple has landed a half-hour untitled comedy series, executive produced by and starring Kristen Wiig and produced by Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine . The show is the most recent in a string of major project announcements from Apple. She will also appear in a second season of the critically-acclaimed HBO series "Big Little Lies," which she also executive produces.

IT New Alien game in development at Cold Iron Studios
Author: 0 New Alien game in development at Cold Iron Studios

The new title will come from the newly acquired Cold Iron Games studio. However, it has since gathered talent from the teams behind Borderlands , BioShock Infinite , Doom and Metroid Prime 3 , arming it with the skills necessary to deliver a solid shooter.

Author: 0 What Are Analysts Suggestions On Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR)

Societe Generale cut Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and increased their price target for the company from $10.51 to $11.00 in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Credit Suisse upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Friday, August 26 report. Since the start of the calendar year, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (NYSE: PBR)'s stock has changed 13.70%.