Major hardware flaws make computers, smartphones a security risk

So all devices from computers to smartphones to tablets are impacted by the flaws . The more pervasive flaw, dubbed Spectre , leaves the world's supply of microprocessors potentially vulnerable to attack, the researchers said. The initial specul... More..

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Intel is rising after saying it's fixed the 'Spectre' CPU flaw

Amazon told customers of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud service that the vulnerability "has existed for more than 20 years in modern processor architectures". "We are in the process of deploying mitigatio...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

PiperJaffray Raises US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Stock To a Overweight Rating

The stock increased 0.77% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $54.98. Its up 6.01% from 2.57 million shares previously. Phocas Financial Corp. Macquarie Group reported 117,375 shares stake. Palla...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Nokia Oyj (NOK) Short Interest Update

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in Nokia Oyj by 0.6% in the second quarter. The company presently has a consensus rati...More..

Game director teases sequel may explore Mayan and Egyptian mythology
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Game director teases sequel may explore Mayan and Egyptian mythology

But talking about the era, this time it is will be having a Egyptian or Mayan era. Ubisoft's game has notably explored many different time periods and regions over its 10-year life span. "A lot of people throug...More..

Belkin's latest chargers look tailor-made for the iPhone X
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Belkin's latest chargers look tailor-made for the iPhone X

With the launch of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus , Apple helped cement the future of wireless charging, making it possible that more people would know about it. It's a, well, vehicle mount that can hold a pho...More..

Critical flaws put almost all devices at risk
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Critical flaws put almost all devices at risk

The Meltdown flaw has been found only in chips manufactured by Intel , and is most likely to be exploited, according to Apple's researcher analysis. Microsoft has scheduled a January 10 security and mainten...More..

Bye-bye to Android: Apple acquires Vancouver startup Buddybuild
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Bye-bye to Android: Apple acquires Vancouver startup Buddybuild

In a statement on the issue, UFI said: "In UFI's communication with Apple on the matter, we acknowledged that Apple's policy change is a move to improve and embrace high-quality apps". Android app develop...More..

Famous Tokyo fish market holds final auction
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Famous Tokyo fish market holds final auction

The owner of an global sushi restaurant has shelled out over Dollars 300,000 for a single bluefin tuna and said that he was very happy with the result. In fact, the high auction prices are misleading-the mark...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Intel's bug response: It's not just us! [UPDATE: AMD, ARM, Google statements]

The most critical problem the pair of vulnerabilities poses long term is for the entire cloud computing industry. Last year, Google's Project Zero team discovered serious flaws caused by a technique that ...More..

Israel tells illegal Africans to leave before April or face jail
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Israel tells illegal Africans to leave before April or face jail

Netanyahu has called the migrants' presence a threat to Israel's social fabric and Jewish character, and one government minister has referred to them as "a cancer". Additionally, the government is to set aside ...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Microsoft Releases Meltdown and Spectre Patch for Surface Devices

For now though, there aren't any confirmed attacks on Microsoft customers exploiting the vulnerabilities . The patch applies to all supported versions of Windows and Windows Server , Microsoft SQL Server an...More..

More than a dozen dead as powerful blizzard batters U.S. east coast
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

More than a dozen dead as powerful blizzard batters U.S. east coast

Schools were ordered closed in New York City, many parts of New Jersey, Boston and elsewhere throughout the region. High tides also caused flooding in parts of coastal MA, with seawater rising near buildings,...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Analyst Earnings Estimates Screen: McKesson Corporation (MCK)

It has underperformed by 32.15% the S&P500. According to McKesson Corporation's latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 88.15%. Shares for $166.15...More..

Samsung Officially Now a Part of Verizon 5G Launch Plans
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Samsung Officially Now a Part of Verizon 5G Launch Plans

Some of these trials focused on using millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequency to provide FWA pre-commercial service, while the pair was also able to reach the 19th floor of a multi-dwelling unit with a single 5G rad...More..

Rumor: Nintendo May Re-Release Zelda: Link Between Worlds For Switch
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Rumor: Nintendo May Re-Release Zelda: Link Between Worlds For Switch

Perhaps unsurprisingly, many players and internet sleuths have taken this as a sign that the company is looking to re-release the title for the Nintendo Switch . The game has since earned numerous game of the ...More..

Intel Corp (INTC) Stake Lifted by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Intel Corp (INTC) Stake Lifted by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc

It closed at $179.79 lastly. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Lazard Asset Management Llc bought 156,486 shares as the company's stock declined 2.96% while stock markets rallied. Mariner Wealth Advsr Lc...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.19

Thom sold 2,574 shares of Patterson-UTI Energy stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. Therefore 68% are positive. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: volatility in customer s...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

"It" Production Exec. Walter Hamada Promoted to Head Up DC Films

Pictures thought that they would turn the DC Extended Universe around after Gadot's headlining turn as Wonder Woman in the 2017 Patty Jenkins-directed superhero film. Hamada helped WB usher in their horror ...More..

Intel CEO's big stock sale raises questions
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Intel CEO's big stock sale raises questions

It seems the top dog at Intel cashed out a huge quantity of shares at a time when Intel were already aware of the impending security vulnerability . According to Intel itself, it says that it was ...More..

Sensex, Nifty Close At Fresh Record Highs
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Sensex, Nifty Close At Fresh Record Highs

Among the sectoral indices, metal climbed 2.77 per cent, consumer durables 2.53 per cent, capital goods 2.11 per cent, PSU 1.55 per cent, infrastructure 1.03 per cent, healthcare 0.99 per cent, oil and gas 0.80...More..

Extreme cold warning in effect in Niagara
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Extreme cold warning in effect in Niagara

Southern Ontarians will have to endure chilling temps until then, with highs of -16 and -17 expected for Friday and Saturday, respectively. The cold isn't going anywhere - in fact it might get worse - and wha...More..

Google discovers 'serious' flaws in Intel and other chips
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Google discovers 'serious' flaws in Intel and other chips

Regulatory filings showed Mr Krzanich pocketed about $25m (£18.4m) before tax from the sale of stocks and options in late November. Researchers from Google, academia and cybersecurity firms discovered two f...More..

First Alert Weather Day: Winter storm breakdown for the Jacksonville area
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

First Alert Weather Day: Winter storm breakdown for the Jacksonville area

As the cold pushed farther northward, Jerry Gorans found himself stunned by the frigid temperatures as he walked along the waterfront City Dock of Annapolis, Maryland, where birds stood still on icy water. High...More..

How to Get Your $29 iPhone Battery Replacement
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

How to Get Your $29 iPhone Battery Replacement

That's essentially what iStore is telling South African iPhone owners in the wake of news from the United States that Apple has offered to slash the price of out-of-warranty replacement batteries from the usu...More..

Android Malware Spoofs Uber's Interface to Steal Your Login
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Android Malware Spoofs Uber's Interface to Steal Your Login

The malware users a fake Uber overlay to steal user credentials. Once the victim provides the login ID and password the malware can then process commands like sending and collecting SMS, uploading contacts ...More..

Spotify's Content Chief Blom Exits In Wake Of IPO
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Spotify's Content Chief Blom Exits In Wake Of IPO

Blom's departure comes after Spotify has filed confidential plans to go public via a unique "direct" IPO ; the company has been targeting a spring date for the listing. The world's most popular streaming ser...More..

Instagram and WhatsApp brewing new 'stories' feature together
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Instagram and WhatsApp brewing new 'stories' feature together

The features, which are the clones of rival app Snapchat, now boast numbers nearly twice the size of Snapchat that has 173 million daily active users. Well, the "Stories" feature had done really well for itse...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre patches and mitigations released

In a statement on its website, Apple said all Mac and iOS devices were affected by both Meltdown and Spectre . Apple has admitted that every iPhone and Mac computer is affected by the Meltdown a...More..

Burnout Paradise Remaster rumoured for release on PS4 and Xbox One
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Burnout Paradise Remaster rumoured for release on PS4 and Xbox One

Meanwhile, back in early December, Brazilian site, GamePress , reported that a Burnout Paradise HD remaster may be releasing in March 2018. Rumors about the Burnout Paradise HD Remaster have elevated b...More..

Lenovo refreshes 'ThinkPad' laptop line-up ahead of CES 2018
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Lenovo refreshes 'ThinkPad' laptop line-up ahead of CES 2018

All these models will be available for purchase from January. The L series is the more budget-friendly ThinkPad line available in 14- and 15-inch versions ( L480 and L580 ) and new a 13.3-inch size (L380)...More..

French Fries Are Finally Coming to Taco Bell Later This Month
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

French Fries Are Finally Coming to Taco Bell Later This Month

The standard order will come with nacho cheese for dipping, in place of the usual ketchup. The fries will also be served Supreme for $2.49 or Bell Grande for $3.49, topped with add-ons including beef, pico de g...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

"LG to Manufacture 6.5" OLED Displays for Apple's Next iPhone

Those models now make up 77 percent of the iPhone market, meaning even a small percentage of owners opting for a new battery instead of a new iPhone will result in a significant fall in iPhone sales. In the n...More..

OnePlus brings 'Sandstoned' 5T to the US
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

OnePlus brings 'Sandstoned' 5T to the US

The OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Edition will be available only in the 8GB/128GB memory flavor. The OnePlus 5T Sandstone White smartphone will cost £499 in the United Kingdom and $559 in the U.S. Next, we app...More..

Limited edition OnePlus 5T Sandstone White lands with a Stormtrooper look
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Limited edition OnePlus 5T Sandstone White lands with a Stormtrooper look

OnePlus explained that the company's engineers used four "high-precision" processes. The sandstone white colour, as it's known, also brings a matte texture to the phone. In fact, perhaps the only notable devi...More..

Samsung Galaxy X with pressure sensitive display revealed in a patent
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Samsung Galaxy X with pressure sensitive display revealed in a patent

Reports of unresponsive Galaxy Note 8 have on Samsung's Community Forums. Update: A stable Oreo ROM for Samsung Galaxy S8 with Snapdragon 835 leaked on Reddit . The two other concepts are more intere...More..

Another Monster Hunter World Beta Coming To PS4 On January 19
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Another Monster Hunter World Beta Coming To PS4 On January 19

There's no word yet on the frequency or size of these anticipated content updates. In this event, Capcom has published the new sixth trailer for the game that confirms the additions of more Elder Dragons. The...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Who's affected by computer chip security flaw

On Thursday, Apple confirmed that all Mac systems and iOS devices are affected. It's up to OEMs to release the relevant Intel firmware updates, and support information for those can be found at each OEM suppo...More..

Mercedes G-Class will continue its beastly off-road status
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Mercedes G-Class will continue its beastly off-road status

There's also three differential locks (front, centre, rear), and a double-wishbone front and live axle rear configuration. Meanwhile, a new rigid rear axle comes with four longitudinal control arms on each side...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

LG packs its first ever 4K projector for CES 2018

The company will showcase its 2018 projector lineup at the CES 2018. Well LG has two 7W speakers available for this projector, which will provide some incredible sound. Traditionally, projectors that support 4K...More..

Dr. Dre's Right-Hand Man Ready To Peace Out From Apple Music?
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Dr. Dre's Right-Hand Man Ready To Peace Out From Apple Music?

Hits Daily Double first reported the news. The move comes less than four years after Iovine sold his Dr. Dre joint venture, Beats, to Apple for $3 billion and joined the company. Last September, he told B...More..

Mad Catz Returns With New Mouse, Headset and More
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Mad Catz Returns With New Mouse, Headset and More

However, recent years had not been kind to Mad Catz . Mad Catz is back in business. The resurrected Mad Catz will be at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week showing off a range of new p...More..

Paladins Gets New Battlegrounds Mode Trailer
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Paladins Gets New Battlegrounds Mode Trailer

Look for this game mode, along with Moji , to hit Paladins' PC version on January 10 and the game's console versions on January 17. Like PUBG , the play area will continually be reduced to force combatant...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Apple Acquires Canadian App Development Firm for Undisclosed Amount

It also makes sure that its tools are filled with new features and tools so that they are easier for developers to use. That service today operates as Apple's online service for over-the-air installation and ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Share Repurchase Plan Authorized by Bank of America (BAC) Board of Directors

Cambridge Financial Group Inc who had been investing in Bank Of America Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $309.79B market cap company. The Wisconsin-based Legacy Private Trust Com has in...More..

Intel leaks more details on its Core i7 chip with Radeon GPU
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Intel leaks more details on its Core i7 chip with Radeon GPU

Less than two weeks after an upcoming Core i7 processor with Radeon RX Vega graphics was revealed online by Futuremark SystemInfo, Intel has listed the key specs of the upcoming Core i7-8809G chip on its ...More..

Nokia 6 (2018) visits Geekbench confirming the previously leaked specs
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Nokia 6 (2018) visits Geekbench confirming the previously leaked specs

It basically counts down the days left until the announcement of the Nokia 6 . After that Nokia has till now launched Nokia 3 , Nokia 5 and Nokia 8 smartphones. Nokia fans are also excited about the flags...More..

Social media access restricted on Iran mobiles: agencies
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Social media access restricted on Iran mobiles: agencies

In the on-going protests in Iran which have seen mass demonstrations across the country, which led to the arrest of dozens of protestors, the government has gone ahead and blocked access to some social media si...More..

by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

$1.55 EPS Expected for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $119.88. About 2.14 million shares traded. Mitsubishi Ufj Bk invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB...More..

Could Apple's iPhone battery programme mean people upgrade less often?
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Could Apple's iPhone battery programme mean people upgrade less often?

Conspiracy theorists believe Apple is purposely slowing down older iPhones to force customers to upgrade. The company also will update its iOS operating system to let users see whether their battery is in...More..