Morning Scan NSA hacks into SWIFT; Wells board faces the voters

TheShadowBrokers, which startled the security experts previous year by releasing some of the NSA's hacking tools, has resumed pouring secrets into the public domain, this time by publishing purported details of the NSA's operations against banks acro... More..

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RLJ to buy fellow lodging trust FelCor
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

RLJ to buy fellow lodging trust FelCor

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in RLJ Lodging Trust by 94.8% in the third quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 737,936 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock v...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers

Trump's apparent logic is that such tactics give him leverage to force Democratic negotiations on repealing Obamacare-a posture that doesn't really make sense when grounded in both the political realities of wh...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Encouraging to see Chinese effort to control North Korea

The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party, struck an aggressive tone earlier on Thursday. "When we requested to restore the agreed language that was of political importa...More..

Brokers Change Their Target Price On Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Brokers Change Their Target Price On Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

Moreover, frequent product recalls and rising structural expenses are other issues faced by the company. Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.80. General Motors Company has a 1-year low of $27.34...More..

Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR) Reviewed By Analysts
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR) Reviewed By Analysts

River Road Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Corning by 1.4% in the third quarter. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -2.19%. Stock has got OUT...More..

Samsung Galaxy S9 FIRST With Qualcomm's New
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S9 FIRST With Qualcomm's New "Snapdragon 845"

It could also be a new tablet by Google but that is less likely, given that Google does not see much future to that market and hence a year ago decided not to take a tablet to the market when everything seemed ...More..

Verizon now offering unlimited data prepaid plan for $80
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Verizon now offering unlimited data prepaid plan for $80

Verizon has announced the launch of an unlimited data plan for prepaid customers. And finally, take note that much like other carriers, postpaid customers get priority in times of peak tower congestion. Never...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Apple's iPhone 8 delay is starting to sound like great news

It's no secret that Samsung rules the spectrum when it comes to the smartphone displays , but all of that could change if the latest reports regarding Apple Inc .'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) next flagship iPhone are tr...More..

Apple delays release of first original series 'Carpool Karaoke'
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Apple delays release of first original series 'Carpool Karaoke'

Apple has licensed 16 episodes of the show, with episodes planned to be released on a weekly basis. Apple has not explained why the launch of the show has been delayed, it was due to hold a premier of the ...More..

Samsung's emoji-based chat app for people with language disorders is here
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Samsung's emoji-based chat app for people with language disorders is here

Working with a group of speech therapists, Samsung Italia set about developing a new emoji-based app to give those with aphasia an opportunity to communicate more effectively with others. Approximately one mi...More..

YouTube Kids app now available on LG, Samsung and Sony smart TVs
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

YouTube Kids app now available on LG, Samsung and Sony smart TVs

However, there hasn't been a dedicated TV app for YouTube Kids , just iOS and Android apps. Google is expanding its YouTube Kids app to altogether new platforms , bringing in smart TVs from LG, Samsung an...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

San Diego destroyer arrives off Korea, part of growing 'armada'

China, which has grown increasingly frustrated with its ally Pyongyang, and Russian Federation see the system's powerful radars as a security threat. "The joint exercise is to show US and South Korea's strong...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 more expensive to manufacture than iPhone 7, Google Pixel

Google will also give Samsung owners a free three-month trial of Google Play Music in the hope of luring people away from the likes of Spotify and Pandora. One industry source with access to Samsung's d...More..

Northeastern students, ABVP members held for anti-China protest
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Northeastern students, ABVP members held for anti-China protest

Renaming of Mechuka as Mainquka was to question India's claim on the area as it is strategically located with heavy military presence, said Prof Kondapalli. "Some of the tribal leaders even participated in the ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Galaxy S8, S8+: Samsung launches new flagship phones in India

South Korean tech major Samsung had launched its Galaxy S8 smartphone in the U.S. recently and is all set to roll out the flagship device in India today. Apart from this, the device packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of...More..

FaceApp sorry for suggesting that light skin is 'hotter' than dark skin
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

FaceApp sorry for suggesting that light skin is 'hotter' than dark skin

FaceApp is riding a wave of popularity in recent weeks as people started posting memes of the photo-editing tool, giving smiles to grimacing faces like the Undertaker's. Neural networks are computer systems cr...More..

FCA, Google begin offering rides in their self-driving cars
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

FCA, Google begin offering rides in their self-driving cars

In short, the organization wants to make sure that it gets to know the details of the rides and the experience of the passengers before it launches the service to the customers. In all cases, there is a backup ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Oklahoma death penalty commission releases report

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections should revise its execution protocol to provide clear direction to department personnel involved in preparing for and carrying out executions. Brad Henry (D-Shawnee), list...More..

European Union leaders give mixed reaction to 1st round of French election outcome
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

European Union leaders give mixed reaction to 1st round of French election outcome

The far-right candidate explained she was moving away from the Front National party to concentrate on her presidential bid, with her move further distancing herself from former FN leader, her maverick father Je...More..

PayPal teams up with Android Pay for mobile payments
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

PayPal teams up with Android Pay for mobile payments

The partnership between Android Pay and PayPal can also be seen as a consolidation of sorts for the various mobile payment wallet options that have come up off late. Google have extended their association w...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Facebook shares 'delicious' plans for augmented reality

Facebook F8 is an annual conference held by Facebook for developers and entrepreneurs who develop products and provide services on the website. Facebook's intervention in the world of augmented reality m...More..

AT&T's 5G-Like Speeds Arrive in Austin
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

AT&T's 5G-Like Speeds Arrive in Austin

The International Telecommunication Union hasn't yet finalized the 5G standard, having only published its draft specs in February of this year, and doesn't expect to do so until November. Now the big blue netwo...More..

AT&T's 5G Evolution To Cover 20 Metro Cities By End Of 2017
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

AT&T's 5G Evolution To Cover 20 Metro Cities By End Of 2017

AT&T made a decision to get a jump on things with the announcement today that they are launching their own 5G Evolution service in Austin, Texas and will light up 20 more metro areas before the end of 2017. Bac...More..

Amazon might use driverless vehicles to deliver packages in the future
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Amazon might use driverless vehicles to deliver packages in the future

Not only could self-driving cars be used to deliver packages to customers during the final leg of the shipping process, but Amazon could use autonomous cars, trucks, forklifts, and drones to move goods in and...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Thousands line streets for Sydney's Anzac Day march

The annual ANZAC Day memorial service took place at The Western Cemetery in Arbroath on Sunday morning. Veterans young and old spoke with pride of the enduring Anzac spirit. "There has never been a year when ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Facebook is working on AR glasses, but it will take awhile

The software, which is in beta, is open to software developers to modify. For now the AR-focused Camera Effects platform is necessarily a smartphone-only affair, but promises to provide the basis for some...More..

Tiny Racers LIVE on GTA 5 for PS4, Xbox One and PC
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Tiny Racers LIVE on GTA 5 for PS4, Xbox One and PC

A teaser video has also been released by Rockstar, showcasing a rip-roaring battle on birds' eye view. According to The Sun , some keen gamers might recognize the top-down perspective from the first ever " G...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Tests find Samsung's S8 phones more prone to screen cracks

Consumers in the United States will now be able to purchase the devices from AT&T (NYSE:T), Cricket Wireless, Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S), Straight Talk Wireless, T-Mobile US (NASDAQ: TMUS), U.S. The company b...More..

Night Trap - 25th Anniversary Edition Announced for PS4
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Night Trap - 25th Anniversary Edition Announced for PS4

Night Trap , the early '90s CD-ROM game that freaked out parents and politicians alike, is getting a second lease on life thanks to publisher Screaming Villains. It'll come in three different covers, each recr...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

India should focus more on economic development, says Chinese media

China will build about 10 more bases for the six aircraft carriers and they could be built around countries friendly to China, such as Pakistan, Guangyu added. 23, the anniversary of the establishment of the Ch...More..

Amazon opens self-service subscription marketplace for digital content creators
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Amazon opens self-service subscription marketplace for digital content creators

For now, Amazon's new digital subscription storefront is a pipsqueak. From the consumer point of view, the new service won't be significantly different to use than Amazon's main site as it will simply serve...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Lucasfilm to develop more "Star Wars" spin-offs soon

A Star Wars Story being a box office hit, and Phil Lord and Christopher Miller's upcoming Han Solo film half way through principal photography, it's safe to say that Disney and Lucasfilm have been explori...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Design Strongly Influenced Apple, Received More Better Feedback

Love the curved display on the Galaxy S8? According to Phone Arena , Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was already unveiled last September in Berlin during its yearly electronics trade show. Today, Nikkei is the late...More..

US new-home sales climb to 8-month high in March
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

US new-home sales climb to 8-month high in March

A report last Friday showed sales of existing homes surging 4.4 percent to a 10-year high in March. However, the brisk sales pace meant supply was actually falling and was estimated at only 5.2 months, down 3...More..