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Airbnb now lets users pay less up front for bookings

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Airbnb's new Pay Less Up Front option, which launches today, allows guests to pay for part of their trip at the time of booking - a 50% deposit in most cases - and pay the rest closer to the check-in date. The move follows several other recent updates to Airbnb's platform. This comes on the heels of another payments feature that lets group travelers split payments at the time of booking. Read More »

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) Analysts See $1.12 EPS

Mastercard announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Monday, December 4th that authorizes the company to buyback $4.00 billion in shares. On Thursday, December 28 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with "Buy". Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $137.0 target. Moreover, Ashfield Capital Prtn Llc has 0.03% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 1,595 shares. Read More »

#CHAN2018: Libya coach Al-Marimi not ready to gamble against Eagles

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The Super Eagles were dominant and struck the woodwork twice but the Amavubi held on for a point. The second half resumed on the same tempo with Rwanda coming into the picture following the introduction of nimble footed AS Kigali midfielder Savio Nshuti and Mico Justin for Abeddy Biramahire and Barnabe Mubumbyi. Read More »

Karbonn Titanium Frames S7 with 13MP selfie camera launched

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According to Karbonn, when the consumers purchase the Titanium Frames S7 with Mobikwik as their payment method on Shopclues , they will get a flat INR 2100 SuperCash. Also, there is a rear-facing fingerprint sensor on the Titanium Frames S7. Users can purchase this phone in Black, Champagne and Red colour variants. Read More »

HTC U11 Eyes vs best dual Selfie Camera featuring smartphones

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The device will run on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box, and will retail in China for the equivalent of US$510, in Taiwan for US$505, and in Hong Kong for US$500. The smartphone has dual-camera setup on the front panel and will be a treat for selfie fanatics, which might be the selling point for the HTC U11 EYEs. Read More »

Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Frank's International NV (FI), Intel Corporation

Shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) traded up 0.36% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $36.48. About 29.97M shares traded. Recent insider trends for Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) have caught the attention of investors. $51,834 worth of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) was sold by RENDUCHINTALA VENKATA S M on Monday, August 7. Capital World Investors now owns 197,750,361 shares of the chip maker's stock worth $6,672,097,000 after acquiring an additional 10,257,260 shares in ... Read More »

One In Six Americans Own A Smart Speaker

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The report said that Amazon and Google are expected to remain in the lead with their Echo and Home products respectively, but will face increased competition as new vendors enter the race and the U.S. Smart speakers were popular gifts a year ago, with 11 million smart speakers sold in the holiday quarter alone. A whopping 64% of people said they would be interested in having some of the same technology in their cars. Read More »

Far Cry 5's Latest Trailer Features 'Crazy Characters' and 'Vicious Wildlife'

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Make no mistake about it; Far Cry 5 co-op is looking rather promising indeed. Previous games in the series tended to have somewhere between 18 and 20 character spread throughout the world while Far Cry 5 now boasts over 65. Far Cry has always had its fill of pugnacious wildlife snapping at your heels, and it sounds like this latest entry is no different, with numerous critters lined up. Read More »

Tag: Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Price

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Sony unveiled the Xperia XA2 , Xperia XA2 Ultra and Xperia L2 at the recently concluded CES 2018 . In contrary to the previous rumors, the new report claims that the upcoming Sony flagship will be dubbed as Xperia XZ Pro. As suggested by the name, the Xperia XZ1 Premium is said to be the most advanced out of them and probably the successor of last year's Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Read More »

Shaun White lays down ideal run to take Snowmass World Cup victory

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Olympic team in slopestyle skiing. White is also a highly successful skateboarder - winning five X Games medals in the discipline during his career. After crashing on his first run, White soared with his signature amplitude and used his progressive riding to secure the win. Also getting their nominations this past weekend for the halfpipe portion of the USA team, Ben Ferguson and Jake Pates will be joining White on the Olympic stage. Read More »

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) SVP Sells 20000 Shares of Stock

The target implies a 18.8% spike from where the shares are now trading. CI Investments Inc. lifted its holdings in Advanced Micro Devices by 312.3% in the third quarter. Doheny Asset Management Ca holds 0.85% or 144,770 shares. (NASDAQ:AMD) shares with value of $220,006 were sold by ANDERSON JAMES ROBERT. Discovery Capital Management Llc Ct owns 21.88 million shares or 6.65% of their U.S. Read More »

Global Markets: Equities advance as Dow tops 26000, dollar steadies

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Hopes of strong quarterly earnings, supported by steep cut in corporate taxes, and solid global economic growth have bolstered Wall Street's optimism in the start to 2018. U.S. crude -West Texas Intermediate - is down 0.28% to US$64.12 a barrel, while the gold price is down 0.04% to US$1,334.40 an ounce. The Nasdaq rose 53 points, or 0.7 percent, to 7,315. Read More »

First Look at the 2018 Lexus LS

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As you can see, it has a new design as well. The standard powertrain in the 2018 LS is a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 producing 415 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque. One step above is the newly available Lexus Safety System+ A that adds Pedestrian Alert, Active Steering Assist, Front Cross Traffic Alert (FCTA), Road Sign Assist (RSA), Lane Departure Alert with road edge detection and Lexus CoDrive, which bundles Lane Trace Assist and All-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) ... Read More »

Iceland set to axe plastic bakery packaging

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Some supermarkets have already made changes to some of their products to see an impact - Asda, for example, redesigned its own-brand bottles of water to make them lighter, which has saved 82 tonnes of plastic. "Alongside its support for a deposit return system, Iceland's commitment to go plastic-free by 2023 shows that powerful retailers can take decisive action to provide what their customers want, without the environment paying for it", she added. Read More »

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:UNH) To Report Earnings

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The quarterly earnings included a one-time tax benefit of $1.21 per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that UnitedHealth Group will post $8.02 EPS for the current year. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealthcare Group continues to advocate for a delay or permanent repeal of the tax, according to the conference call. Read More »

Stardew Valley multiplayer co-op 'underlying network code is solid'

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It sounds like it's shaping up well too: "Being in the same room and yelling at each other about what to do next, or if anyone has any stone, is great fun". There's four characters in the shot, which comes from a LAN party that Barone hosted. Stardew Valley is a game that lends itself well to this type of gameplay, so it'll be awesome to see this mode finally come to fruition. Read More »

Scribblenauts Showdown is coming to PS4

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It's created to be played with friends-up to four players-who can choose from over 25 mini-games (via GameSpot ). Now, almost four years since the latest game in the series, Scribblenauts is making a multiplayer-centric comeback as Scribblenauts Showdown for PS4, Xbox One , and Nintendo Switch . Read More »

Sony taking beta sign-ups for PS4's next major firmware update

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A few months ago, Sony opened the doors for players to sign up or beta testing of an upcoming update, which eventually rolled out as system update 5.0. If you want to test the new 2018 system update, you have until January 23 ( Japan ) or February ( North America ) to apply, after which applicants will no longer be accepted. Read More »

Appetisers for Bengal business summit

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Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday lavished praise on the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee , saying, "Didi, under your leadership, West Bengal is becoming the best Bengal". He said the group is also setting up digital service centres across India to bring government to citizen services within easy reach of every citizen, particularly in the rural hinterland. Read More »

Amazon's alarm clock replacement Echo Spot now available in the UK

If you're buying this as a video device, the Echo Show is likely the best choice. Amazon's Echo speakers have continued to dominate ever since they first launched some 15 months ago. Unlike the Echo Dot which is only really passable for things like chatting, the Echo Spot had a nice sound to it. First announced in September and then placed on-sale in the U.S. Read More »

WhatsApp is studying some methods to prevent spam

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In an official post, WABeta Info says, "A spammer never sends spam messages to a single contact, but he is used to send them to multiple users, selecting them in his contacts list, picking these data from the Internet or from some registration services". Read More »

Patanjali Partners With Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm Among Other E-Commerce Platforms

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The move was seen to be crucial to meet Ramdev's ambitious target of annual sales of Rs 1 lakh crore by 2020. We would connect with them and this year we are targeting to cover 50 lakh kirana shops. According to the reports, some of the Patanjali's products will easily be available on the online platforms. Earlier, Patanjali had also announced to venturing into solar equipment manufacturing. Read More »

Shanghai Consumer Council questions Apple about slowing down older iPhones

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In a bid to try and stem the backlash from disgruntled users, Apple then announced that it was slashing the price of replacement iPhone batteries. An Apple spokesman did not respond to a request for comment early Wednesday. Apple slowing down older iPhones: A Chinese consumer group has asked Apple for information about the slowing of older iPhones after operating system updates, demanding a reply before Friday. Read More »

Padmaavat Row: Deepika Padukone's midsection to be reportedly clothed in 'Ghoomar'

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The film, which was scheduled to hit the screens in December previous year, was opposed by Rajput groups following which the makers chose to postpone its release. Women have threatened to commit suicide if the film is released in Rajasthan. Padmaavat , starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh is set to release on January 25 after getting Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) nod. Read More »

Lenovo has a Google Home with a Display

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In 2017 alone, Alexa gained so much functionality , we wrote a post about just to keep track of it all. Google just announced a slew of new Smart Displays featuring Google Assistant at CES 2018 . Google showed a lot of support in the Z-Wave Alliance booth, being part of many demonstrations there. You can look up recipes for dinner, collated from around the web. Read More »

Hugely anticipated game might be shown at E3, says rumour

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Apparently, Cyberpunk will get a trailer at the annual event - presumably during one of the press conferences - and a live demo will be shown to members of the press behind closed doors. GRYonline's English associate site, Game Pressure , say the information comes from "from two independent sources; in both cases we can not reveal their identity". Read More »

Aperio Group LLC Acquires 253559 Shares of Bank of America Corp (BAC)

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Oakbrook Investments Llc who had been investing in Fedex Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $72.83 billion market cap company. Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $4.14 million activity. On Friday, September 29 the insider DUCKER MICHAEL L sold $3.38M. Therefore 66% are positive. Read More »

Try 'Battlefield 1' DLC maps and more starting tomorrow

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Battlefield 1 is gearing up to release its next major DLC expansion, and will allow everyone to try it out first, regardless of Battlefield 1 Premium Pass ownership. In the meantime, there's plenty to be excited for. Now that it's a new year, EA is teasing some new additions to the popular video game to come, including a Gallipoli trial (part of " Turning Tides ") that will give owners of the base game a chance to try out the fronts from the expansions between January 16th and 22nd. Read More »

Edison: One in six Americans now own a smart speaker

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The study says a whopping 11 percent of Americans own an Amazon Echo device, while only 4 percent own a Google Home product, putting Amazon firmly in the lead. VP at Edison Research. One of the most illuminating segments of the study explored what respondents were replacing with smart speaker use. As already mentioned, we've seen quite a few interesting smart speakers at CES 2018 , but the JBL Link View definitely belongs in the most interesting ones. Read More »

Ford plans to invest 11 billion Dollars in development of electric cars

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During a speech at the start of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Chao cited polling that shows 78 percent of Americans are afraid to ride in a driverless vehicle. Making this all the more special is the fact that the woman behind the wheel is none other than Molly McQueen , granddaughter of Bullitt himself. All the Mustang GT Premium and Performance Package go-fast goodies comes as standard kit, including a five-speed manual transmission with a white cue ball - ... Read More »

LG G7 Revised From Scratch Amid Struggling Smartphone Business

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The Investor , quoting an unnamed company official, states that LG G7 engineers were told to halt recent work related to the phone's development and "review [it] from scratch". While LG G7 is one of the most anticipated smartphones of 2018 we are closely following the developments that happen with the said device. Although LG's home appliances unit is doing quite well, the smartphone unit has been posting losses for past 11 quarters. Read More »