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Brokers Issue Forecasts for General Motors Co.'s Q3 2016 Earnings (GM)

The company reported its last quarter on Jun 16. General Motors Company makes up approx 2.93% of Cacti Asset Management's portfolio. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 45,632,847 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $573,605,000 after buying an additional 1,265,872 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Google Pixel Phones Come With Few Pre-Installed Verizon Apps

The answer is yes. A few days ago, Google unveiled its first Daydream virtual reality headset called the Daydream View. The security updates are not so rare, especially for the high-end Android phones from big manufacturers like Samsung, the mainstream and low-end phones do not get the updates all that frequently. Read More »

New lovely Star Citizen screenshots released

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Both aspects of the story, including its MMO elements, were split up back in February to offer players the chance to play the part of the game they'd rather have at the time without having to settle for having it all at the same time. Squadron 42 will be comprised of twenty-eight chapters that translate into over sixty missions; its story arc is equivalent to 1255 pages of dialogue; there will be 340 speaking roles that have all been subject to facial scanning and motion capture, and ... Read More »

Facebook announces new app that exclusively handles events

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Says the social network: "Every day, more than 100 million people use Facebook events to discover things they can do with their friends - from festivals and 5Ks [runs] to neighbourhood fairs and nightlife". It also features updates from events to which you're already connected. You'll even be able to choose calendars that you want to add from your phone so that you won't have any schedule conflicts. Read More »

Plane evacuated after smoke from Samsung device

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Also it start re-selling the device. Technology news site The Verge , which earlier reported the incident, quoted Brian Green as saying the phone was a replacement, and it posted a picture taken by him of the packaging. The Note 7 was subject to a mass recall in September, but Samsung said it had identified and fixed the problem. Apparently the owner, Brian Green, had had picked up his replacement Galaxy Note 7 at an AT&T store on September 21st. Read More »

Facebook's Oculus to start selling hand controllers

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Knowing Facebook, a lot of people might think that each and every VR experience will be social, but Zuckerberg pointed out that not all will necessarily be that way. What technological hurdles are left before Oculus can bring a product like Santa Cruz to market? Zuckerberg said, "We believe there is a sweet spot between these". Read More »

Former Spokane bishop Blase Cupich named one of 17 new cardinals

In addition to Simoni, the Albanian priest, the other three cardinals over 80 come from Malaysia, Italy and Lesotho. After embracing Simoni that day, Francis said: "Today I touched martyrs". Tobin tweeted that he was shocked by the appointment. "I ask all in the Diocese of Dallas to please pray for me that I may to the best of my ability fulfill this sacred duty to our Church". Read More »

Huskies look to end 12-game losing streak against Ducks

OR hoped that was the case when senior Dakota Prukop was named the starter last month, but three straight losses have led the Ducks (2-3) to open up the competition between Prukop and true freshman Justin Herbert with fifth-ranked Washington (5-0) headed to Autzen Stadium on Saturday. Read More »

Google readies new phones, gadgets featuring its software

At least, that is what Google is hoping we'll think. This is a space where Google is competing directly with Amazon, which has emphasized voice control in its Fire TV devices and allows you to control home speakers via the Echo Dot. So there's not much incentive to build support for alternatives into the device. Google Home also integrates across all Google Services. That's also a model that Microsoft has begun following, with its own brand of Surface tablets and laptop ... Read More »

Apple Wins Appeal in 'Slide to Unlock' Case, $119.6 Million Award Reinstated

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In the latest twist in a series of patent cases between the smartphone giants, the Federal Circuit Appeals judges ruled 8-3 in a rehearing of the case, reversing a panel of the same court in February. In December, a separate patent case forced Samsung to award Apple $548.2 million. While an earlier judgement said that patents for these three features were not infringed, this week's appeals court decided precisely the opposite. Read More »

Final Test Results of iPhone 7 vs. Galaxy S7

Samsung Electronics shrugged off the impact from the Galaxy Note 7 recall, saying it estimated third-quarter profit rose 5.6 percent, beating analysts' estimates. slashed its operating profit forecast of Samsung's IT & Mobile Communications (IM) Division to 2.31 trillion won for the three months that end September 30. Read More »

Macbook Pro 2016 Available By October?

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It is not expected that it will be as thin as the 12-inch MacBook, because then the line between the two MacBooks will be blurred. The Cupertino giant is expected to unveil the refresh in Macbook Pro and Macbook Air this year. As for its display, it is still expected to feature Retina, but with 5K resolution. It will replace the keyboard's upper function keys. In all probability, Apple will continue with its decision to drop the 3.5mm headphone jack. Read More »

Samsung tips 6 percent gain in 3Q profit after recall

The reported figure beats the 7.4 trillion won operating profit estimated by analysts in a Thomson Reuters StarMine SmartEstimate forecast. Samsung said sales fell 5 percent from a year earlier to 49 trillion won ($43.9 trillion) during the three-month period. Read More »

End Of An Era: BlackBerry To Stop Smartphone Production

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It is also talking with Chinese and Indian manufacturers to explore more deals. "We are reaching an inflection point with our strategy, our financial foundation is strong, and our pivot to software is taking hold", he added. In May, the company's chief executive, John Chen, said he would know by September whether the hardware business was likely to become profitable. This shift doesn't come as a surprise, given BlackBerry's situation in the smartphone market. Read More »

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Downgrades General Motors Co

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Analyst's mean target price for Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) is $121.76 while analysts mean recommendation is 3.00. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) stock is now trading at about $103.18 and lots of rating firms seem to have a target price set on the stock. Read More »

Xiaomi Says It Sold Half a Million Phones In Three Days

GMV had been the key metric for all e-retailers in India to show rapid growth and ratchet up their valuations in multi-billion-dollar fund-raises over the past two years. Flipkart has also ramped up the supply chain and technology support. The Bengaluru-based company is targetting sales of over $500 million or Rs 3,350 crore, compared with Rs 2,000 crore registered during its fiveday sale in 2015, ET reported earlier this week. Read More »

Yahoo gave spy agencies access to user emails, report says

By 2015, when the NSA came to Yahoo with its search request, Yahoo probably understood its reluctant participation in PRISM after the 2007 case, bulk surveillance precedents set by telecoms in years past, and decisions about " cross-border surveillance " practices online as constituting legal precedent for cooperating with the NSA. Read More »

Nissan sales rise 4.9 pct., bucking forecasts of down month

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GM Canada said a focus on retail growth and a strong product line led to sales gains in September 2016. Eight analysts polled by Reuters expect US sales declines of 2.3 percent for General Motorso, 8.5 percent for Ford Motor and 1.3 percent for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Read More »

Under-pressure Guidolin: Swans future 'not my decision'

Swansea opened the scoring on eight minutes. His side were a different animal the second half, however, the Reds showed their superior conditioning in outlasting the high-energy Swansea press to go ahead on a header by Roberto Firmino and James Milner penalty. Read More »

Djokovic Withdraws from China Open, Elbow Injury

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He said that doctors advised him not to play in tournaments until his condition improves. He tweeted pictures of himself in training earlier this week, however he has made the decision not to take part in Beijing. He suffered a surprise early exit at Wimbledon, later attributed to personal issues, while also suffering a first round exit at the Olympics before withdrawing from the Cincinnati Open in August. Read More »

Nissan wants compensation deal before Britain exits EU

Nissan's Sunderland factory is responsible for about 30% of United Kingdom vehicle output. Ghosn's ultimatum echoes concerns from fellow Japanese carmaker Toyota which said the imposition of duties as part of a Brexit deal would make running its English plant "very, very tough". Read More »

California Getting Earthquake Early Warning System Ready

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The California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council believes that stresses associated with this earthquake swarm may increase the probability of a major earthquake on the San Andreas fault by up to 1% until October 4. "This advisory was updated to clarify that CEPEC specifically evaluated the potential for the natural disaster swarms to trigger a larger quake (M7.0+) on the San Andreas Fault". Read More »

CNN says Lewandowski no longer being paid by Trump campaign

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Lewandowski's hiring by CNN shortly after he had been fired by Trump raised questions about whether he could talk at all candidly about the campaign he had been a part of, particularly since Trump demands former employees sign agreements not to divulge secrets or disparage the campaign. Read More »

'iPhone 8' Name Confirmed By Apple Employee In Israel

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One company, though, has already raced ahead of Apple in unveiling a special feature that has been touted to come with the 2017 iPhone 8. Over the past couple of months, it has been reported that next year's iPhone will have a very different look. Read More »

Amazon's New TV Streaming Stick Has Echo-Like Voice Controls

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For that, you'll have to shell out for the Streaming Stick's older brother, the Amazon Fire TV, or wait to see if Google shows off the Chromecast Ultra next week at its October 4 press event. It will be updated later this year to further improve the on-screen search experience with trailers and screenshots and a more customisable home screen, Amazon said. Read More »

Five-door Fiesta ST

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Priced from £19,495 in the United Kingdom on ST-2 and ST-3 series from October, Ford predicts the new five door model will account for 25 per cent of Fiesta ST sales in Europe. Like the three-door model, the five-door Fiesta ST is expected to come in three trim levels, dubbed ST-1, ST-2 and ST-3. Official fuel economy is down slightly at 46.3mpg, although Real MPG shows that owners are now getting about 37.5mpg. Read More »

Germany blocks WhatsApp data transfers to Facebook

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It also asked what measures would be taken to ensure Italian laws on data protection were met, above all in view of the fact users had been given a limited timeframe of just 30 days to withdraw their consent or express their opposition to the use of their data. Read More »

IOS 10 May Brick Your Device - Here's What To Do

Soon Apple rushed a fix and said that connecting to iTunes through PC and clicking on "restore" can restore the device. In the most notable features of the latest iOS 10, there are redesigned notifications, improved Control Center and User Interface enabled for voice and video calls, along with and an updated Siri. Read More »