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Google parent Alphabet profit surges on mobile, video ads

Alphabet net income came in at $6.326 billion, or $9.06 per share, on revenues of $22.451 billion. "Mobile search and video are powering our core advertising business and we're excited about the progress of newer businesses in Google and Other Bets ", said CFO of Alphabet Ruth Porat.

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Mirai malware simplifies internet attacks like last week's

Websites that relied on Dyn's managed domain name system , including Reddit, Spotify, and Twitter, appeared offline. This attack mirrored one from this summer, when hackers used compromised security in CCTV cameras to launch a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack originating in Taiwan.

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Analyst Insights on Price Reaction History: Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. EPS or Earning per Share stands at $-5.1. The latest exchange of 5.33 Million shares is above its average trading activity of 1.84 Million shares. Company latest quarter ended on 30 Sep 2016. Earnings Estimates & Analyst Opinion on Yahoo! Inc . A number of equities analysts have commented on YHOO shares.

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Mobile search and video drive revenues for Google parent Alphabet

The company's latest buyback is larger than the $5 billion buyback that it announced past year. Alphabet, along with Facebook, dominates the fast-growing mobile advertising market. Advertising accounted for 89.1 percent of Google's total revenue in the quarter, and analysts are eager for the company to tap new sources of growth.

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MasterCard (MA) Beats on Q3 Earnings, Revenues Estimates October 28, 2016

Stockholders of record on Monday, October 10th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share. It has a dividend yield of 0.74%. MasterCard's payout ratio is now 22.35%. Shares for $1.31M were sold by FORSTER ANDREA L. Barzi Silvio sold $926,071 worth of Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) on Wednesday, August 10. RBC Capital Markets maintained Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) on Friday, April 29 with "Outperform" rating.

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Twitter to axe jobs, 9% of workforce cut as revenue growth slows

GAAP net loss for the third-quarter narrowed to $102.87 million or $0.15 per share, from $131.69 million or $0.20 per share in the prior year. Twitter's advertising revenue also rose to $545 million, an increase of six percent year-on-year, with mobile advertisement revenue representing roughly 90 percent of this total.

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Chevron profit drops on weak oil price, but beats forecasts

Shares of Chevron rose 0.6 percent to $100.51 in premarket trading. CVX says it lost $212M during Q3 in its USA upstream operations, which include exploration and drilling, narrower than the $603M loss in the year-ago quarter, due to lower operating and depreciation expenses, and lower tax items, partially offset by lower crude oil.

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Facebook lets advertisers discriminate against users based on race

Advertisers have always targeted their marketing to the demographic most likely to be interested in their product, but is there a difference between running an ad that you know will probably mostly be seen by people who fall into just one ethnic group and an ad that actively excludes people outside of that group? Facebook privacy and public policy manager Steve Satterfield told ProPublica that "ethnic affinity" was not the same as race.

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Apple adds Touch Bar to MacBook Pro

Lastly, Apple brought a 15-inch version. Apple's chief executive Tim Cook took to the stage once again last night to unveil the company's new MacBook Pro. Under the hood, the 15-inch MacBook Pro is rocking the Intel Core i7 quad-core processor clocked at 2.6GHz. Apple had more than that to show off though, kicking things off with a new part of Apple TV called simply TV.

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Apple's new MacBook Pro compatible with Google Pixel but not iPhone 7

Of these, two are equipped with Touch Bar , a multi-touch interface just above the keyboard with customizable app-specific shortcuts. Apple's pro-grade laptops are, simply put, much more expensive than before. But its cheapest laptop, the 11-inch MacBook Air for about $900, will be sold only to education markets. Apple's new laptop will start sale mid-November with a starting price of $2399 for the 15 inch model and $1499 for the 13 inch model, Business Insider reported .

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Twitter shutting down video-looping app Vine

Earlier this month, Twitter's last potential buyer Salesforce also decided not to make a bid to buy the micro-blogging website. The nearly lacklustre announcement of Vine's closure by Twitter yesterday summed up the social network's approach to the six-second video platform since it was started in June 2012.

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Will Brexit price Apple's MacBook Pro out of enterprise IT?

Due to their high prices , some enterprises will relegate them to specific subsets of their users, according to Baker says. It works with Apple Pay, so users can authorize an electronic payment for online purchases. It sold $136 billion worth of iPhones. Although the iPhone remains the company's biggest moneymaker, Mac sales accounted for 12% of revenue in the third quarter of 2016.

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Hello Games Claims it was "Hacked"

Forbes were told it was a disgruntled employee, as were mashable . While the game's lead developer, Irishman Sean Murray, showcased videos of incredible planets and space battles, the reality was that the small independent gaming studio could not produce a triple-A blockbuster title.

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LaGuardia runways reopen after Pence plane slide

The Boeing 737 was coming in for a landing in the rain and went off the runway. "I just spoke to Mike Pence and he's fine", Trump told the crowd at the rally. and I'm just really grateful", he said. Pence said he is thankful for the quick response from first responders and the pilots involved in the short but frightening moment.

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Apple Inc. Quietly Kills The Best Ever MacBook Pro (AAPL)

But as Apple took the wraps off the new 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pros it was evidently clear the iconic glowing symbol was long dead and being replaced by a non-glowing, shiny Apple logo. While the touchbar and Touch ID are all but confirmed, the rest of the laptop's new features remain rumours. The new MacBook Pro may not be the only new laptop on show.

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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro to launch on Nov 1 at Rs 13376

Lenovo Phab2 Pro Project Tango smartphone might be released on November 1st. Google first announced this project three years back, with the aim to use depth-sensing cameras to sense their surrounding and create and accurate 3D-models, thus, bring Augmented Reality to the masses in the form of a tablet or phone.

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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro to go up for sale on November 1

In case you didn't know, this Lenovo Phab 2 Pro will be the first phone based on Google Project Tango to make it to the public. To recollect, the smartphone has been tipped to launch a couple of times earlier this year.But clearly it didn't happen owing to some unanticipated glitches in Project Tango , Google's brand new AR technology.

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Microsoft unveils Surface branded ergonomic keyboard and Mouse

According to Microsoft, the gamut is 63 percent more than 4K. Microsoft, as previously expected starts rolling out the upgraded version of its Window 10 and announces it with clusters of improvements and additions. It costs $2,399 and can be ordered now for November delivery. Once created, objects can also be viewed using Microsoft's augmented reality HoloLens goggles or a variety of virtual reality headsets.

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Check out these 11 new Windows 10 features Microsoft sneakily revealed

Surface Studio , Surface Dial and Surface Book are already available for pre-order in the U.S. for US$2999 ($3931), US$99 and US$2399 respectively. According to sources, the new Surface Book has an ability to deliver up to 16 hours of battery life. Priced at $2,399, the device starts shipping in November.

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Massive web outage blamed on 'Internet of Things'

Beginning Friday morning, the assault disrupted access to popular websites by flooding a DNS service provider called Dyn with an overwhelming amount of internet traffic. But if the hackers' claims are true, Friday's attacks take DDoS to a new level. This attack, then, is the realization of worst-case-scenario warnings from security experts about the risk posed by the Internet of Things.

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AT&T agrees to buy Time Warner for more than $80B

In July, Verizon, which offers cable TV, wireless and Internet services, agreed to pay $4.8 billion to buy Yahoo's core businesses, including Yahoo Sports and Yahoo Finance. AT&T has been keen to add more content and original programming as it gears up to launch its DirecTV Now streaming content service later this year.

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Apple unveils thinnest, lightest new MacBook Pro

The 12in MacBook , Apple's smallest computer, starts at £1,249 for the very same model which sold for £1,049 24 hours ago. Apple MacBook Pro lineup has just been refreshed. It offers quick typing suggestions in a word processor , emojis in a texting program, or volume and play buttons in a music program. The latter will be the most intuitive with the Touch Bar's Touch ID integration allowing for swift purchases to be made via fingerprint scanning.

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Apple unveils new MacBook Pro 2016: Release date, price and key features

Everyone! Hello everyone! Thursday morning, or afternoon depending on what timezone you live in, Apple was hosting an event. The breakout feature is, as widely speculated, a new touch-sensitive panel on the MacBook Pro, Apple's top-of-the-line laptop.

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Nintendo Switch has a touchscreen and its resolution is 720p

Latest reports have revealed some interesting details about the new console and its arsenal of gaming accessories. It is thought that when playing the Nintendo Switch through the TV the resolution will be 1080p.the display is capacitive multi-touch, which puts it more along the lines of the iPhone than the DS.

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Apple adds touch screen keys to MacBook Pro, price jump startles some

Multiple user's fingerprints can also be stored, using Touch ID to quickly switch between accounts. Up next we have the 13-inch MacBook Pro with TouchBar and Touch ID, which gets a dual-core Intel Core i5 processor bundled with Intel Iris Graphics 550, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD storage.

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Twitter to shut down Vine video service

Recently, it was found on Vine's Medium Blog, that they'll be discontinuing the Vine Mobile App. In an official blogpost, Twitter said that users will soon be able to access and download their Vines , although it didn't disclose any specific timelines.

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First Click: MacBook Pro or Surface Studio PC?

With ultra-HD 4.5K screen, Surface Studio delivers 63 per cent more pixels than a state-of-the-art 4K TV. If you have access to a Windows 10 machine with a touch screen and a stylus, you'll have the easiest time with the app, but there's nothing to stop you from taking it for a test drive with a standard keyboard and mouse.

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Surface Studio: Microsoft makes a pricey desktop PC

Partners such as Lenovo Group, HP Inc., Dell , Asustek Computer Inc. and Acer Computer International will create virtual reality goggles for use with Windows 10, Microsoft said. With your smartphone you'll be able to capture 3D objects by moving the smartphone over and around object you like to capture. Microsoft Paint 3D Preview App: On Wednesday Microsoft has held its "What's next for Windows 10 " event in NY.

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Justin Timberlake's Voting Booth Selfie Under Review Due to Tennessee Law

Tennessee Secretary of State spokesman Adam Ghassemi says officials are "thrilled Justin can't stop the feeling ", but reminded voters to use their phones inside polling locations only to help them vote. However, even if that's the last, the local district attorney said no investigation was underway . "I am out of town at a conference". "No one in our office is now investigating this matter nor will we be using our limited resources to do so", Weirich said .

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Listen to Two Songs off A$AP Mob's 'Cozy Tapes Vol.

Lil Yachty - "Dan Bilzerian " Mickey Factz ft. The inclusion of the new songs " Money Man " and "Put That On My Set" had many fans hopeful that the album was on the way. Released last week, the short film found ASAP Rocky , ASAP Nast, and Skepta running a drug ring of psychedelic butterfly wings in London. Now, it looks like the long-awaited project is finally seeing the light of day.

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Nintendo President Hints of Bigger Hardware Plans for Switch

Switch's right Joy-Con (the little controller things that slide onto the sides of the system) allegedly has an infrared sensor, and when used in concert with a matching sensor in the docked Switch it could allow for Wii-Remote-like pointing.

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Twitter to slash 9% of global workforce

Growth among monthly active users remains flat. Twitter jumped 3.4 percent to $17.85 in premarket trading. The firm said its average monthly active users rose 3% year-on-year in the third quarter to 317 million, while the average daily active user rate rose 7% over the period.

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Technology Stocks Worth Chasing: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Vonage Holdings Corporation (VG)

The company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.03. Company reported revenue of $248.36M. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website . In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $6.50 per share.

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Apple is reportedly bringing the playlist to TV

Apple may not be building its own TV, but it at least has its own TV guide. What makes the process convenient is the availability of deep links in the suggestions. According to sources of USA Today the new app will be revealed in several hours time as a way of enhancing the viewing experience for users of Apple TV.

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[EQUITIES] Hanwha Investment projects Samsung's Q4 operating profit at W7.4tr

It also held out the prospect of greater returns by disclosing considerations of a share buyback, talked up its semiconductor business and promised to consider proposals for a corporate makeover from U.S. Samsung Electronics plans to improve its share in the semiconductor and display market by dramatically increasing the production of next-generation V-NAND and OLED products that require advanced technology and huge investment.


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