Oil prices rise as market awaits extended output cut

One reason why markets have not tightened more has been USA oil production, which has soared by 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.3 million bpd. While industry insiders expect Turkmenistan to possibly join the cuts , two weeks ago Egypt said that i... More..

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WINDOWS Microsoft Said To Buy Cyberecurity Firm Hexadite for $100 Million
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

WINDOWS Microsoft Said To Buy Cyberecurity Firm Hexadite for $100 Million

Hexadite offers a security orchestration and automation platform that uses artificial intelligence to investigate and respond to alerts. Barak told TechCrunch previous year that the company wanted to use th...More..

Ditch the Fitbit: Study says fitness trackers don't accurately count calories burned
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ditch the Fitbit: Study says fitness trackers don't accurately count calories burned

So, he and colleagues chose to study seven of the most popular devices and compare their accuracy to the gold-standard tests that doctor's use. This could be one reason the trackers couldn't accurately pred...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Independent Advisor Alliance Raises Stake in Ares Capital Co. (ARCC)

Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc increased its stake in Ares Cap Corp (ARCC) by 15.38% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Estabrook has 1,650 shares. Before looking at the financi...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Korea opened fire on N. Korean propaganda balloons crossing MDL: MND

Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on Tuesday. Analysts said that at 4,500 kilometers, the Hwasong-12 had a longer range than any previous ballistic missile successfully tested by the North , putting United...More..

Can Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Shock Analysts Again?
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Can Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Shock Analysts Again?

Applied Materials's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 25.64%. The stock declined 0.59% or $0.26 reaching $44.65 per share. About 1.79M shares traded. Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT ) last posted its earnings re...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

NY Times: Russians talked about influencing Trump through advisers

Manafort and Flynn both have ties to Russia, and the Times says that Russian officials were confident that they could influence Trump through the two men. "They (the Russians) try to suborn individuals and th...More..

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Delivers Consistent EPS Surprises
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Delivers Consistent EPS Surprises

Activision Blizzard , Inc had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Argus. Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) opened at 57.80 on Monday. The notes will not be guaranteed by any of Activision Blizzard's...More..

Acer Launches Curved 35-inch QHD G-Sync Monitor
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Acer Launches Curved 35-inch QHD G-Sync Monitor

Rest of the key panel specs include a 4ms response time (GTG), 300 nits maximum brightness, 2500:1 static contrast ratio, 100% sRGB color gamut coverage, and 178/178 degree horizontal/vertical viewing angles. F...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Investigators Monitoring North Korea Sanctions Hit — UN Cyberattack

The U.S. has accused North Korea of being behind the Sony attack. The Lazarus Group has always been linked to the reclusive North Korea regime, however its true scope and level of financial resources re...More..

Rumour: EA taking a break from Mass Effect
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Rumour: EA taking a break from Mass Effect

A player tweeted at Mass Effect: Andromeda producer Michael Gamble about it, and he responded that BioWare was "looking into it". Roy also pointed out EA Motive and BioWare Montreal share a physical loc...More..

Google, IBM, and Lyft launch open source project Istio
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Google, IBM, and Lyft launch open source project Istio

Google, IBM, and Lyft on Wednesday released an open-source project called Istio to make microservices easier to oversee. According to Google, the services powered by Istio will be able to seamlessly participa...More..

Intel to integrate Thunderbolt 3 into future CPUs, discontinue royalties
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Intel to integrate Thunderbolt 3 into future CPUs, discontinue royalties

Not all of them also support charging. The USB Type-C connector promises universal compatibility and frustration-free connections, but the dizzying array of protocols that can connect through that physical in...More..

Will Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Crush EPS Estimates Again?
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Will Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Crush EPS Estimates Again?

The stock had a trading volume of 7,556,122 shares. Symantec comprises approximately 1.7% of Long Road Investment Counsel LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 19th largest position. On average, anal...More..

Google to Bring Standalone VR Headsets to Market This Year
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Google to Bring Standalone VR Headsets to Market This Year

October 4, 2016. Google is working on standalone headsets with Lenovo Group Ltd. and HTC Corp., the company said . Google is ramping up its work on virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR respectively...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Shares Sold by Texas Permanent School Fund

It has outperformed by 12.89% the S&P500. Lone Pine Capital LLC increased its position in shares of Electronic Arts by 9.3% in the fourth quarter. On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RS...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Symantec says 'highly likely' North Korean hacking group behind ransomware attacks

The security giant explained in a new blog on Monday that the "tools and infrastructure" used in WannaCry have "strong links" to Lazarus, the group pegged for attacks as varied as the ones against Sony Pic...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Zions Bancorp (ZION) Insider Sells 29078 Shares of Stock

The stock was sold at an average price of $41.00, for a total value of $1,192,198.00. Zions Bancorporation (ZION ) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending April 24 AMC at 0.61, whereas, 27 number ...More..

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Price Announcement Has Fans Grinning
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Price Announcement Has Fans Grinning

The price is for the diesel-powered Colorado Quad Cab and this is quite a hefty fee to pay, especially if you are to consider that the Camaro's pricing is not far away. The auto also gets thinner rear glass and...More..

S Korea says fires warning shots at object flown from N. Korea
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

S Korea says fires warning shots at object flown from N. Korea

He added that analysis presumes they are balloons from North Korea, carrying anti-South Korean leaflets. He said that the military detected roughly ten flying objects, of which a few flew into the southern part...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Phillips 66 Partners LP (PSXP) Receives $59.25 Average PT from Brokerages

It has underperformed by 26.55% the S&P500. Phillips 66 Partners (NYSE:PSXP) opened at 52.60 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.71 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.66 and a beta of 1.56. The ...More..

Comey Used Possibly Fake Document to Justify Decision to End Clinton Probe
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Comey Used Possibly Fake Document to Justify Decision to End Clinton Probe

Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), and sent to Leonard Benardo, an official with the Open Society Foundations, an organization founded by billionaire George Soros and dedicated to promoting democracy. Anothe...More..

'N. Korea on Inevitable Path to Nuclear ICBM'
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

'N. Korea on Inevitable Path to Nuclear ICBM'

The chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in South Korea, the USA, and Japan held an urgent video conference on Tuesday after back-to-back missile tests by North Korea in recent weeks. The scene of the interm...More..

3 more arrests in Manchester
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

3 more arrests in Manchester

Chief Constable Ian Hopkins, said: 'I would like to confirm that we are confident that we have now spoken to all the immediate families of those who sadly died in Monday's attack and they are all now being supp...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Time To Get In On The Growth Action: BB&T Corporation (BBT)

Over the last twelve months, BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT)'s stock has been 19.72%. Therefore 39% are positive. KCG Holdings Inc. Class A had 11 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

General Michael Flynn Subpoenaed By House Intelligence Committee

Flynn previously refused to appear before the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee to discuss the issue. "One subpoena has been served, one is in the process of being served", Warner said. Before the...More..

Fallout 4 Free Weekend on PC and Xbox One
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Fallout 4 Free Weekend on PC and Xbox One

Sounds pretty sweet right? The press release adds that the series (main game and season pass) will have discounts of "up to" 67% during the same period. The creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, welcome you ...More..

Microsoft publishes video of its Surface Pro launch...in English
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Microsoft publishes video of its Surface Pro launch...in English

Microsoft is taking the pre-orders of the entry-level variant for $799 and it comes with Intel Core m3, 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. Microsoft also said that, thanks to the new high-end Intel Core i7 pro...More..

Gwent Open Beta Now Available
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Gwent Open Beta Now Available

CD Projekt Red has launched the public Beta for Gwent , and GOG.com is celebrating with a sale on The Witcher 3 and other RPGs. This beta also introduces a range of changes, based upon feedback from the pr...More..

Facebook signs BuzzFeed, Vox, others for original video shows, Reuters sources say
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Facebook signs BuzzFeed, Vox, others for original video shows, Reuters sources say

Wednesday's report confirmed that Facebook is essentially looking at two tiers of programming: Longer-form originals which it wants to own outright, and shorter shows running five to 10 minutes that it may lice...More..