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Apple's WWDC starts on June 5th

The event, which previous year took place in San Francisco, is typically used to unveil Apple's latest software updates. San Jose, which hasn't hosted a WWDC since 2002, is much closer to Apple's two campuses in Cupertino, California. "This summer we bring together thousands of brilliant minds representing many diverse perspectives, passions, and talents to help us change the world". Read More

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Securities Analyst Recommendations: Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN), The Kroger Co. (KR)

Sound Shore Management Inc. The company's shares were closed at 33.21. Finally, Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. boosted its position in Texas Instruments by 303.9% in the third quarter. Texas Instruments Incorporated was Upgraded by Credit Suisse to Outperform on Jan 9, 2017. It is a ratio known between the EPS and market price. Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Texas Instruments Inc., where 6 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 10 analysts have ... Read More

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Microsoft's Surface Book gets a United Kingdom price bump thanks to Brexit

With the latest price hike, all Microsoft Surface Book models have received a hefty £150 premium across the board. The most expensive model now costs a whopping £3,049 ($3,800). "For indirect sales where our products and services are sold through partners, final prices will continue to be determined by them", she added. Back in October, the firm announced that some of its enterprise products would see a price increase of up to 22 per cent as it "attempts to counteract the effect of the ... Read More

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Does Apple Patent Reveals How iPhone 8's Rumored OLED Fingerprint Sensor Works?

Does Apple Patent Reveals How iPhone 8's Rumored OLED Fingerprint Sensor Works?

As is true with any of Apple's other patents , it's unclear whether or not this technology will be utilized in their products - and if it is, it's unclear when it would be implemented. Apple acquired LuxVue in 2014, and the said patent was reassigned to the Cupertino company in April a year ago. Other industry watchers, like Gene Munster of Loup Ventures, have speculated that Apple is likely working on an augmented reality platform using 3-D sensors in phones. Read More

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The Recent Analysts' Ratings Updates for Wells Fargo & Company

The company's shares were closed at $57.08. A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of WFC. The stock added 2.91% beyond one week and climbed 5.54% during previous one month session. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.03 earnings per share. Growth Estimate for Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) is projected at -3 percent in the Current Quarter and 3 percent in the Next Quarter, according to analysts. Read More

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Highly Traded Stock: Kate Spade & Company (NYSE:KATE)

Highly Traded Stock: Kate Spade & Company (NYSE:KATE)

The number of shares now owned by investors are 138.03 mln. The EPS consensus range is $0.04-$0.09 on revenue between $305M and $263.8M. The company reported its last quarter on Sep 16. Kate Spade & Co was Downgraded by Telsey Advisory Group on Jan 25, 2017 to Market Perform, Lowers Price Target to $ 21 from a previous price target of $23.Kate Spade & Co was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Neutral on Jan 19, 2017. Read More

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Facebook is rolling out job postings and applications

Facebook is rolling out job postings and applications

A survey of small businesses commissioned by Facebook also found that small businesses' number one challenge is hiring, which supported the project, Bosworth said in an interview. The companies too, can pay to increase the visibility of their listings. Facebook's VP of ads and business platform Andrew Bosworth said the company made a decision to build the tools after noticing that businesses were already posting about job openings on their Pages. Read More

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Mack invited to NFL Scouting Combine

The Cardinals who will be participating are: Devonte Fields, Josh Harvey-Clemons, Cole Hikutini, Colin Holba, Keith Kelsey, James Quick & Jamari Staples. DeAndre Hopkins was a first-round pick by Houston in 2013 and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2015. Early mock drafts have Foreman going in the second round, but if recent grades released by NFL.com are any indication there may be several players nipping at his heels. Read More

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High Volume Healthcare Stocks Roundup: Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NBIX), EnteroMedics Inc. (ETRM)

Neurocrine Biosciences was Upgraded by Oppenheimer to Outperform on Jan 27, 2017. For this year, Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in Neurocrine Biosciences by 3.3% in the third quarter. During the same period past year, the company earned ($0.40) earnings per share. Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 1.45% or 0.61 points. Read More

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New Microsoft security updates system fails to take off

For years, Microsoft with the second Tuesday of the month releases security updates for Windows, Office and other products, also known as Patch Tuesday, but today the software giant has chose to postpone any scheduled updates. According to Microsoft's own data, Windows 10 Mobile build 10586 (also known as Threshold 2) will receive updates until January 9, 2018, while build 14393 (Redstone 1) will reach end of support until October 9, 2018. Read More

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Close up look at Oroville Dam damage

Close up look at Oroville Dam damage

The emergency spillway, which is an embankment covered with trees, is a last resort and was used for the first time in history on Saturday when the lake topped 901 feet, its capacity, and a light flow of water washed into the spillway. Rain, as well as the runoff from snow at higher elevations, led to quickly increasing lake levels. Brown also sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting an emergency declaration that would open up federal assistance for the affected communities. Read More

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Why Ford Is Spending $200 Million on a Wind Tunnel

Why Ford Is Spending $200 Million on a Wind Tunnel

It's a "new aerodynamic testing complex that will house a next-generation rolling road wind tunnel and state-of-the-art climatic chamber", according to Ford's announcement of the facility, made early February 15. It is not clear if the new facility will work in tandem with or replace this one. "This investment in new world-class test facilities underpins Ford's ongoing commitment to advance our capabilities to continue to provide our customers with high-quality vehicles", Raj Nair, Ford's ... Read More

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On sale today: Chance the Rapper concert in Nampa

Chance, who has built his career on releasing music for free, garnered seven total Grammy nominations after The Recording Academy eased its eligibility requirements past year. Chance's nomination here was all but guaranteed when the Recording Academy announced a rule adjustment before nominations were sealed that allowed streaming-only releases to be considered for the first time. Read More

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Xbox E3 2017 Briefing Will Now Take Place On June 11

Xbox E3 2017 Briefing Will Now Take Place On June 11

Past year we saw Microsoft unveil Project Scorpio , which they called, "the most powerful console ever built". So far only Microsoft has announced their E3 plans, besides EA's own hosted event taking place June 10-12. Typically every year we get announcements of E3 briefings, but they remain nearly the same as the previous year. It's also said to be compatible with the Xbox One's game and peripheral offerings. Read More

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Why Hyundai's New Hybrid Could Dethrone the Toyota Prius

The base Blue model Ioniq hybrid will start at $22,200. Hyundai will release pricing for the Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid closer to the market launch later this year. Each auto is given a whole number Green Score based on an environmental damage index (EDX), which estimates pollution from vehicle manufacturing, the production and distribution of fuel and vehicle tailpipes. Read More

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Four New Characters Join Fire Emblem Heroes In Latest Update

While the game is available as a free download, playable characters must be summoned using in-game currency, and numerous game's best units are only available as rare drops. Nintendo has announced that they're altering the way experience works in Heroes sometime in the next several weeks, as high level characters will now earn more experience in low level skirmishes. Read More

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SC is looking at triple talaq, not Uniform Civil Code: CJI

SC is looking at triple talaq, not Uniform Civil Code: CJI

The Centre is opposing "triple talaq", maintaining that it is not an essential religious practice in Islam. Several women have filed a petition before the Supreme Court seeking the quashing of the triple talaq practice. Last December, Allahabad high court in India had ruled the divorce procedure to be "unconstitutional" and that it violated the rights of Muslim women. Read More

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