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Amazon's 'Echo Show' is Alexa with a touchscreen

The Echo Show has a 7-inch touchscreen display to let the users interact with Alexa and her information visually. Now available for pre-order, the Echo Show retails for $230 and will begin shipping on June 28, 2017. Sitting inside the Echo Show are two speakers, powered by Dolby, promising to give you better room-filling sound. The Echo Show can be hooked up to Wi-Fi enabled cameras so that it can show the feeds when asked by the user. Read More »

Microsoft fixes remote hacking flaw in Windows Malware Protection Engine

Late Monday, the company issued a fix for a bug in its anti-virus scanner that could be manipulated to remotely control Windows computers. Ormandy announced Saturday on Twitter that he and his colleague found a "crazy bad" vulnerability in Windows and described it as "the worst Windows remote code execution in recent memory". Read More »

The rival awe of Macbook Air is called Surface

Speaking at the product's announcement, Microsoft's VP for Surface Panos Panay "the Surface Laptop is lighter and thinner than any MacBook Air or MacBook Pro now available and it's faster and has longer battery life than any MacBook on sale today". Read More »

Carrasco and 2 relievers toss 4-hitter, Indians top Jays 6-0

Encarnacion's return on Monday was not only a celebration of his time in Toronto, but also a reminder of why this particular era of the Blue Jays had to end at some point. He led off the second inning with an infield single and Jose Ramirez followed with a single to right field, with Encarnacion taking a wide turn at second base as if he might test Jose Bautista's arm. Read More »

Google adds phishing protection to Gmail on Android

A new phishing scam is going around. Since this is how Google usually sends a mail when a folder is shared with someone, so it looks real and thus gets people to click on it. BuzzFeed News also quoted a statement from the company saying that the attack affected fewer than 0.1 per cent of total Gmail users. However, unlike other phishing practices, the email was posed as an invitation to join a Google Doc. Read More »

Microsoft Launches Streamlined OS as Answer to Chrome OS

The software maker was quick to reveal only Windows Store apps will run on Windows 10 S, and Windows chief Terry Myerson even revealed the new OS "will run any browser in the Windows Store". While most of the deductions from the full Windows 10 version have been done to ensure fast computing, there is one compromise that looks like a marketing attack on rival software companies. Read More »

Modi greets people on Buddha Purnima

Bangladesh Buddhist Federation (BBF) will organise a day-long programmes including a discussion meeting at Sabujbagh Dharmarajika Buddha Maha Bihar here. On this day, people usually wear white clothes and distribute Kheer as legend has it that a woman named Sujata had offered Gautama Buddha a bowl of milk porridge on this day. Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Position Maintained by Everence Capital Management Inc


Activision expects to release a new content offering for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 fans, Zombies Chronicles, on May 16, 2017. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 86.29% of the company's stock. At present the return on equity (ROE) stands at *TBA and the debt to equity stands at 0. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.23 earnings per share. Read More »

Electronic Arts reports FY17 financial results


On top of these statements from Wilson, Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen mentions that the company generated record net sales, which was driven by the ongoing transition to digital content. However, while physical game sales were flat, digital revenues are soaring. Annual revenues rose to $4.8 billion compared to $4.4 billion a year prior. Read More »

Apple sends press invites to WWDC on June 5


Interestingly, since 2002 this will be the first time that the company is holding its annual developers' conference in San Jose. Apple is expected to host about 5,000 developers and 1,000 engineers during the event, which is known for introduction of new software products. Read More »

Market With New Surface, OS

Microsoft is introducing a Surface device aimed at students. The Surface Laptop will be available in four colours - burgundy, graphite gold, platinum, and cobalt blue. With Windows 10 S , you'll be able to only run apps available through Windows App store. The laptop uses the latest Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, and the company says that the battery life will last for 14.5 hours as a result. Read More »

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) Closed at $8.62


A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) has been given an average price target of $12.98 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. After having $1.93 EPS previously, Cooper Companies Inc's analysts see 16.58% EPS growth. On 3/30/2017 Microsoft Corporation (MSFT ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.73/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.7/Share by the difference of $0.03. Read More »

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' blasts off globally

F&F is tipping toward a major worldwide play as the franchise ages; it's made $950 million everywhere else in the world, far outpacing the roughly 50/50 split that most Hollywood blockbusters still see these days. "The Fate of the Furious" placed a distant second, collecting $8.6 million between Friday and Sunday. DreamWorks' 'The Boss Baby' didn't appear to have much appeal prior to its release, but the fact that it just finished its sixth week in third place says otherwise. Read More »

'Guardians Vol. 2' sends summer season off to fast start


While the opening weekend is certainly a strong one, it did come slightly under projections. The only film selling tickets globally at even roughly the same pace as "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. "The summer movie season officially kicked off with a Marvel movie as it has every year since 2007". In 2016's Captain America: Civil War, Vision confirms this chronology by mentioning that Tony Stark had been operating for "eight years". Read More »

Samsung's unlocked S8 makes it easier to switch carriers


The results show an excellent score of 1963 on single-core and 6687 score on multi-core placing it at top of the GeekBench 4 score list. Both these phones are running on same Processor. Tests show that the phone can easily crack when dropped on any side, and what makes it even better for fix shops is that the prices of wholesale replacement screens are significantly cheaper compared to last generation's displays. Read More »

ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom now available in the US for $329


Now, Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone has finally been made available in the United States at $329 (roughly Rs. 21,300) and is now available via online retailers in the country as well as the official USA site. To keep all these features from hogging battery life, Asus has stuffed a 5,000mAh battery into a device that, at just under eight millimeters thin, is actually three millimeters slimmer than the original Zoom, according to Asus . Read More »

HTC U Play coming to Indian market, priced at Rs 29990


The HTC U Play (Review) is available on Amazon India in Sapphire Blue and Brilliant Black colour options, and the zero cost EMI offer can also be availed by customers for a limited period. It comes with a 5.2-inch full HD display with a screen resolution of 1920x1080 IPS LCD display. On the connectivity front, the device support 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, NFC, DLNA, Miracast, HTC Connect and USB 2.0 Type-C. Read More »

Andhra Pradesh minister P Narayana's son dies in Hyderabad road accident


The auto was being driven by Nishith at a high speed and allegedly in an inebriated condition, the DCP said based on preliminary investigation. The duo who were traveling in a white Mercedes vehicle, crashed into a Metro rail pillar. Nishith, 23, who was with his friend Raja Ravi Chandra, crashed his Mercedes Benz auto into a metro pillar in the city's Jubilee Hills area at around 3 am. Read More »

Land Rover Celebrates 6 Years of Evoque With Special Edition Model


To celebrate the sixth anniversary of the Range Rover Evoque, Jaguar Land Rover has announced a new variant of the vehicle, called the Landmark Special Edition. "In fact, 80 per cent of UK-built Evoque models are exported". Two more lines in China and Brazil help support further demand for the compact crossover. Read More »

Samsung Electronics post second biggest operating profit in Q1

For the full year, Samsung said its components business such as memory chips and mobile-phone screens known as OLED will drive profits. Since Samsung blamed its big-faulty batteries for the explosion of the Galaxy Note 7 , the R version is expected to be powered by a smaller 3,200 mAh battery. Read More »

BioWare's new game delayed past March 2018


Wilson also pointed out that BioWare continues to support Andromeda's multiplayer "regularly" with new content. There is a Mass Effect movie in the works, and gaming franchises have bounced back from worse than this. Speaking directly about BioWare's unannounced project, Wilson stated that "the game is built around a live service" and due to the studio's desire to add to its "disruptive new social design", EA have chose to delay the game's release until April 2018 at the very earliest. Read More »

Shares Losing Ground: Globalstar, Inc. (:GSAT)

For this year, Globalstar , Inc. Now the shares of Globalstar Inc. The stock's market capitalization is 2.19B. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". Read More »

Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years prison for blasphemy


CSW's 2014 report , Indonesia: Pluralism in Peril, also found that rising religious intolerance poses a threat to Indonesia's strong tradition of religious pluralism. He implied that Islamic leaders were trying to trick voters by using a verse in the Koran to argue that Muslims should not vote for a non-Muslim leader. Read More »

Microsoft Presents $999 Laptop in Hardware Push to Rival MacBook

Pitched squarely the education market that once belonged to Apple and has now leaned towards Google, the Surface Laptop is a classic laptop in design and execution. That gives it functionality much like a Chromebook. The company is offering one-year free subscription to "Minecraft: Education Edition" for its Windows 10 educations PCs. Read More »